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Cancer Institute pioneer Dr. V Shanta passes away

Chennai/UNI: Doyen of cancer care and Adyar Cancer Institute Chairperson and renowned oncologist Dr V Shanta died at a private hospital early this morning.

33 persons injured in Palamedu Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu

Madurai/UNI: Thirty-three persons, including the bull tamers and bull owners were injured in the renowned “Jallikattu” (bull taming) event held as part of the ongoing Pongal festival at Palamedu in Madurai district on Friday.

Rahul Gandhi attends Jallikattu in poll-bound Tamil Nadu making U-turn on Congress stand

Chennai/IBNS: In a U-turn from his party's earlier stand on Jallikattu, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attended the annual bull-taming sport here in Tamil Nadu, which will soon plunge into an electoral contest.

Jallikattu kick-starts with Covid-19 safety norms in Tamil Nadu, Rahul Gandhi to watch the event

Madurai/UNI: The renowned bull taming event "Jallikattu" began in Tamil Nadu with traditional fervour and enthusiasm at Avaniyapuram in this district on Thursday.

Rajinikanth rules out reconsidering his decision on not to enter politics

Chennai/UNI: Reiterating his decision on not to take the political plunge citing his health condition and the Covid-19 pandemic, southern superstar Rajinikanth on Monday humbly appealed to his fans not to sadden him by asking him to reconsider his decision.

Do not allow more than 50 pc occupancy in cinema halls till Jan 11: HC directs Tamil Nadu govt

Madurai/UNI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday directed Tamil Nadu government not to permit more than 50 per cent occupancy in cinema halls till January 11.

Scrap order allowing 100 pct occupancy at movie theatres: Centre tells TN govt

New Delhi/IBNS: Hundred per cent occupancy in cinema halls cannot be allowed yet, the Union Home Ministry told the Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday.

CBI arrests AIADMK functionary, 2 others in Pollachi sexual assault case

Chennai/IBNS: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested three more people, including a ruling AIADMK functionary, who was immediately expelled from the party, in connection with the sensational 2019 Pollachi sexual assault and blackmailing case.

'Not joining politics': Rajinikanth citing health condition

Chennai/IBNS: In a U-turn from his previous decision, Tamil actor-turned politician Rajinikanth on Tuesday announced he won't take a plunge into politics owing to his health condition.

Cyclone 'Burevi': TN govt declares holiday for 6 dists tomorrow

Chennai/UNI: As the Cyclonic Storm 'Burevi' is said to have crossed the southern coast, the Tamil Nadu government on Thursday declared a public holiday for six districts tomorrow.

'Now or never' : Rajini calls for political change in Tamil Nadu

Chennai/UNI: Barely hours after announcing that he would enter politics, start his own party in January next year and contest the upcoming Assembly polls, actor Rajinikanth sounded the poll bugle on Thursday saying time had come for a political change and change of government in Tamil Nadu.

Rajinikanth to launch political party in Jan 2021 ahead of Tamil Nadu polls

Chennai/IBNS: Southern superstar Rajinikanth will take a plunge into politics in January 2021 just a few months ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly elections.

Rajinikanth meets RMM members, to announce his political stand soon

Chennai/UNI: Actor Rajinikanth on Monday met the office-bearers and district Secretaries of Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM) and later said he would disclose his political stand (whether entering politics or not) as soon as possible.

Rajini to meet RMM members tomorrow, announcement likely on political stand

Chennai/UNI: Superstar Rajinikanth has called a meeting of his Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM) office-bearers here tomorrow to decide on whether or not to enter politics and contest the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections due in 4-5 months time.

Cyclone Nivar makes landfall, heavy rain lashes Chennai, Puducherry

Chennai/IBNS: Cyclone Nivar has started the process of landfall between Puducherry and Tamil Nadu's Marakkanam, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said late on Wednesday.