October 25, 2021 11:45 (IST)
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Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi thanks 'lakhs of healthcare workers' for 1 billion Covid vaccination milestone | PM Modi, Amit Shah greet Indo-Tibetan Border Police on its Raising Day | Heavy firing in J&K's Poonch leaves three security personnel injured | Union Minister's son Ashish Mishra, accused in Lakhmipur Kheri violence, hospitalised | Lakhimpur Kheri violence: Three more arrested, say sources

MK Stalin's DMK sweeps Tamil Nadu local body polls

Chennai/IBNS: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin's DMK has swept the local body elections in nine newly-formed districts, which were created for administrative convenience and demands from common people, media reports said.

DMK functionary and former MLA Veerapandi Raja dies of heart attack on his birthday

Salem/UNI: In a tragic incident, ruling DMK functionary and former Tamil Nadu MLA Veerapandi Raja died on the day of his birthday following a cardiac arrest on Saturday morning.

Outgoing Nagaland Governor Ravi receives Guard of Honour ceremony at Dimapur

Kohima/UNI: Outgoing Nagaland Governor R. N. Ravi, who has been posted as the Governor of Tamil Nadu, departed Nagaland after receiving the ceremonial Guard of Honour at the Dimapur Airport.

Beg you, don't end your lives: MK Stalin appeals to NEET aspirants after three suicides in a week

Chennai/IBNS: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday made an emotional appeal to students appearing for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for admission to undergraduate medical courses, after three such aspirants committed suicide in a span of one week.

Tamil Nadu: PMK exits AIADMK front, to go it alone in rural local body polls to 9 new districts

Chennai/UNI: The Pattali Makkal Katchi ((PMK) late on Tuesday announced that it was exiting the AIADMK-led Front and decided to contest the October 6 and 9 polls to rural local bodies to nine newly carved districts of Tamil Nadu on its own.

NEET suicide : Stalin blames Centre's adamant attitude

Chennai/UNI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Sunday blamed the Union government's adamant attitude in not exempting the State from NEET for the suicide of a 19-year-old boy, while the Opposition AIADMK found fault with the ruling DMK for failing to keep up its election promise on the issue.

19-year-old boy ends life over 'fears of cracking NEET'

Salem/UNI: In a tragic incident, a 19-year-old boy, allegedly committed suicide following fears over cracking the NEET exam for medical admissions.

Tamil Nadu: One killed, 5 seriously injured in cracker explosion

Chennai/UNI: One person was killed and five others were seriously injured in an explosion at an illegal cracker manufacturing unit at Thayilpatti village near Sivakasi in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu on Friday.

Tamil Nadu: Carbon dating proves Thamiraparani civilisation older than 3,200 years

Chennai/IBNS: In a major finding, archeologists have found proof of an ancient civilization that thrived more than 3,200 years ago on the banks of River Thamiraparani in Tamil Nadu.

SC dismisses bail plea of Tamil Nadu cops in custodial death case

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court has rejected the bail plea of two policemen accused in the custodial deaths of a man and his son in Tamil Nadu in the month of June last year.

COVID: Tamil Nadu govt extends lockdown to another week

Chennai/IBNS: The Tamil Nadu government on Friday extended the anti-COVID lockdown by a week, till July 12, while relaxing several curbs across the state.

Tamil Nadu extends Lockdown till July 5

Chennai/IBNS: The Tamil Nadu government has extended the Covid-19 induced restrictions in the state till July 5 while easing restrictions in some districts.

Supreme Court upbraids Tamil Nadu election commission over delay in conducting local polls

New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court today reprimanded Tamil Nadu state election commission over delay in conducting local polls in nine new districts, according to media reports

Tamil Nadu: One more week of lockdown with relaxations commences

Chennai/UNI: Public transport services resumed in Chennai and its three neighbouring districts as one more week of extended lockdown with more additional relaxations began in Tamil Nadu on Monday.

Covid19: Four lions at Tamil Nadu zoo test positive for Delta variant

Chennai/IBNS: Four lions infected with Covid19 at the Arignar Anna Zoological Park at Vandalur have the coronavirus belonging to the Pangolin lineage B.1.617.2 and are Delta variants as per WHO nomenclature, Zoo officials told the media.