Sources from Ooty stated that the Nilgiris district administration has taken steps to desilt the sprawling lake spread over 65 acres here, a popular tourist attraction for boat rides and tourism fun, to slowly help it become a fresh water lake in future. Meanwhile it is a known fact that this near two century year’s old famed lake is pool of mixture of drainage and sewage as over the centuries, unplanned
The TN Forest department is getting ready to capture the elephant Chinnathambi who's now in Udumalai. Chinnathambi, was earlier in Thadagam forests of Coimbatore,before being transported by the forest department back to Varakazhiyar forests, however, Chinnathambi elephant walked back more than hundred kilometers to Udumalai.Even on Udumalai return, Chinnathambi did not disturb public.
MDMK leader Vaiko who was raising slogans protesting against Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Tirupur was arrested by the police yesterday. Opposing the arrival of PM Modi to Tirupur the MDMK party had organized a black flag waving protest, and MDMK cadre was actively participating in it.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who had visited Tamilnadu yesterday went to Tirupur and there he had said that his BJP government will give the government and rule that was dream-pt by Kamaraj. Yesterday he had come for various developmental plans launch. Following this he spoke in a general meeting among public in the city.
Reportedly a pre-wedding reception of producer and filmmaker Soundarya Rajinikanth and actor and businessman Vishagan Vanangamudi was held at Raghavendra Kalyanamandapam in Chennai on Friday. Accordingly the reception was a private affair with only family members attending the event and recently pictures from the event that were shared on Twitter show the couple standing on a stage, surrounded
Accordingly Intelligent Transport System to be implemented in Chennai at a cost of Rs 660 crore, where this project will involve optimization and improvement in the city’s traffic, public bus transportation and transport management systems. Meanwhile in an attempt to address the city’s parking woes, a comprehensive parking management system will be implemented at an outlay of Rs 2,000 crore.
Chennai sources stated that the Tamilnadu government on Friday proposed no new taxes in the state budget for the financial year 2019-20 and an assurance that the revenue deficit will come down in the coming years. Meanwhile in the budget presented by Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, who holds the Finance portfolio, the government proposed a revenue deficit estimated at around Rs 14,300 crore.
MDMK leader Vaiko had met defense minister Nirmala Sitaraman recently and he was questioned as to why he had met her. He responded that he had been to meet the environment minister Doctor Harshvardhan to explain the state of Sivakasi cracker factory workers and owners and their lives in a bad state after the business was blocked.
According to sources the Supreme Court asked the Election Commission (EC) to consider allotting a common symbol pressure cooker to the TTV Dinakaran led AMMK for contesting the ensuing Lok Sabha elections, and by-elections to 20 assembly constituencies in Tamilnadu. Meanwhile a bench of Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice Ajay Rastogi in their judgment also asked the Delhi High Court
Chennai sources stated that with the Lok Sabha elections scheduled this year, the State budget is likely to spell out sops for farmers and it is expected that it may have some surprise element in store for the middle class and rural masses. Meanwhile Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, who holds the Finance portfolio, will be presenting the budget for 2019-20 on Friday at 10 am,
Accordingly when observing that alcohol has destroyed a generation and that it was imperative to protect the future generations from the ill-effects of alcohol, the Madras High Court told the government of Tamilnadu that there were other ways for the state to earn revenue apart from selling alcohol. Meanwhile the observation came on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Ramkumar Adhithan
As per report Global technology and services provider Bosch Group on Wednesday inaugurated the Robert Bosch Center for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBC-DSAI) at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) with a planned investment of 2.5 million Euros (over Rs 20 crore) over five years.
Police have cracked a murder case of a young woman as her hands and legs were found in Pallikaranai dumpyard. There were no clues for the cops except a tattoo on the hand, and with the tattoo it was identified that the lady who was dead was Sandhya, and her husband Balakrishnan was the murderer.
Ulaganayagan Kamal Hassan is making waves as he is getting ready to act in the magnum opus maker Shankar's Indian 2 which will begin shooting soon and yesterday he made a massive announcement that his Makkal Needhi Maiam party will contest elections in all 40 constituencies alone and without any alliance formation adding that they won't join DMK or ADMK and won't join Congress too if they join DMK.
Chennai sources stated that BJP state president Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan mocked DMK president M. K. Stalin wondering if he “woke up suddenly” to say that Prime Minister Narendra Modi took five years to release the ‘trailer.’
After an unexpected sudden raid made by Madurai police at the most popular Rajaji Children's park more than 20 couples were arrested. The couples were seen in compromising positions, seen getting intimate and kissing and cuddling each other, thereby affecting the public.
Chennai sources stated that Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami released the Tamilnadu Solar Energy policy 2019 document which aims to generate 9,000 MW for the State by 2022. Meanwhile the first copy of the document was received by Minister for Electricity, Prohibition and Excise P. Thangamani. As per the new policy, Vision Tamilnadu 2023 document includes a solar energy target of 5,000 MW.
A Trichy based woman was arrested by police for faking a kidnap drama and planning to steal 20 lakhs from a food center owner. Initially, the food center owner had received threats calls from strangers saying of kidnapping a woman, demanding 20 lakhs to release her. Mayilvaganan owns a food center in Trichy, and in his center a woman was working for 3 years.
Accordingly the Government order lists plastic sheets used for food wrapping, spreading on dining tables, plastic plates, plastic coated tea cups and plastic tumblers, water pouches and packets, plastic straw, plastic carry bag and plastic flags irrespective of thickness as banned items. Meanwhile the order banned all single use plastics (irrespective of micron size), later the Government exempted certain items from the banned list.
Accordingly a Special CBI Court in Chennai framed charges against former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother, founder of Sun TV Network Kalanithi Maran, in the alleged illegal telephone exchange case. Recently Judge R Vasanthi also framed charges against five others former BSNL General Manager K Brahmanandam, former Deputy General Manager MP Velusamy, Dayanidhi
Chennai sources stated that the Income Tax department on Tuesday raided 74 places in Chennai and Coimbatore in connection with the popular retail chain Saravana Stores, Perambur based Revathy Group and realty companies G Square and Lotus group. Meanwhile the 800 strong team visited offices and houses related to the business groups and went through books of accounts and other documents, looking for any illegal or benami deals.
Homeland security investigation team had set up a fake university in Farmington, in an undercover operation to help them nab criminals and illegal migrants who stayed in the US without proper VISA or authorization credentials.
Indian Students belonging to the Farmington university based out of Michigan, and most of these students belonging to Andhra/ Telangana are set to face deportation as they have been in the US without proper VISA. As said by an immigration official, the students are now detained in places like Atlanta, Houston etc.
Accordingly Tamil Studio, which defines itself as "the movement for good cinema functioning in Chennai", is all set to hold the Independent Film Festival of Chennai (IFFC) 2019, beginning from February 4. As per report from Tamil Studio, the film festival will provide opportunities to filmmakers, individuals, students and assistant filmmakers to submit versions of promising films in short reels or trailers. Meanwhile the 3 day festival will also have multiple sections that will
The Jacto Geo strike is being observed across Tamil Nadu, and with the arrests of more than 1000 government employees who are protesting in various parts of the state, the protest has reached greater levels, especially after the arrest of Jacto Geo coordinator Das. The Jacto Geo associations had announced an indefinite strike which has been observed from January 22, demanding a 9 point charter.
A pathetic incident of a school girl's death right before the eyes of her father in Chennai has shocked and left people in tears. Aliya a 13 year old girl from Anakhaputur,'s Gurusamy nagar area was studying eighth standard in a popular school located in Teynampet. As always she had been to traveling to school by bike with her father Amjad.
The absence of both national anthem and Thamizh anthem during the laying of foundation stone of AIIMS hospital in Madurai has become a huge Controversy. The laying of foundation stone of the AIIMS hospital happened today in Madurai and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi had arrived at Madurai by 11:30 am at the airport. Modi was received by TN governor Banwarilal Purohit, chief minister