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CHENNAI: Faced with a fund crunch to implement welfare schemes, the Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday sought the support of the NDA ... “The 14th finance commission grant is one of the major sources of revenue for village panchayats to provide basic and essential services to the public,” the ...
Sedentary lifestyles coupled with consumption of junk food and hours spent in front of mobile phones, laptops and television — all have a role in rising obesity among children, which is fast becoming a health concern in metro cities. A survey conducted by a private provider of health services, in schools in ...

Though hundreds of people queued up in front of the Kanchi mutt on Wednesday to pay their last respects to Sri Jayendra Saraswathi, there was hardly any impact on normal life and people went about their usual business in the temple town. The shops and establishment in the town were open throughout ...
Community turnover is now in the range of Rs. 50 crore; universal township employs nearly 5,000 people from 13 villages ... from the 13 adjoining villages — an estimated 23% of the budget (general) is earmarked for village development and 28% of the educational budget is allocated to village education.
Officials said the waterbodies played a vital role in promoting water security to the city. “We have to study the entire ecosystem of the water bodies to restore them. Many cities in other parts of the world are facing similar challenges,” said S. Santhanam, former member-Chief Urban Planner CMDA.
With sugarcane as the main crop in this and neighbouring villages, jaggery making is a prominent cottage industry. Neikkarapatti village is in Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu and is about 15 km away from Palani, known for the hilltop temple. Cattle-rearing was the main occupation of the villagers during the ...

12-year-old Dalit Boy Beaten to Death in Tamil Nadu Village, Sister and Mother Injured. Reacting to the ... Villupuram (TN): A 12-year-old Dalit boy was beaten to death and his sister and mother injured in an attack on their family by a group of unidentified persons at a nearby village, police said on Monday.
Located in Tamil Nadu, close to the Coromandel Coast, nearly 10 km north of Puducherry and 15 km south of Chennai, it is a place for research and experimentation. The Auroville Outreach ... There are 13 villages close to Auroville with a population of 40,000 and at least 40 villages in its larger bioregion.
A 12-year-old Dalit boy was killed and his sister and mother were injured in an attack on their family by unidentified persons at a nearby village, the police said. Amid allegations that the girl and woman were sexually assaulted in the February 22 pre-dawn attack at Vellamputhur, which came to light on ...
VIRUDHUNAGAR: It's another Sunday. However, unlike the other weekends, it's grief that took centre stage at this small village of Meenampatti in Sivakasi Taluk this time. Reason: The female superstar of Bollywood, Sridevi, a native of the village, is no more.Hailing from a family with political and ...
CHENNAI: A Cuddalore native who pursued his MBBS course in the Government Madurai Medical College has secured third rank at the all-India level NEET-PG. R Madhan, who hails from Konjikuppam village, has also scored the highest marks among candidates from Tamil Nadu in the eligibility test.
This new Staff Rationalisation Committee is to be headed by retired IAS officer S Audiseshiah, former principal secretary to the government of Tamil Nadu, and has been set up for a period of six months. Expenditure secretary M A Siddique is the ex-officio-secretary of the committee, a GO issued by finance ...
... was elected to the party's state council from 1982 and elected to the state executive council in 1998. In 2011, he was elected as the MLA of Chidambaram assembly segment and was the party whip in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly. In 2012 he was elevated as the party's central committee member.
VILLUPURAM: A 43-year-old teacher in a government-aided school at Chinna Salem in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu has been arrested on charges ... were identified as secondary grade teacher M Nirmal Premkumar and his colleague S Lawrence, 31, hailing from Melmariappanur village in the district.
The State Government has proposed to introduce organ transplant surgery in the government medical college hospitals in tier-two cities such as Coimbatore, Madurai, Tiruchi and Salem soon, said Health Minister C. Vijaya Baskar here on Sunday. The initiative was to reduce the number of people waitlisted ...
When actor Kamal Hassan unveils the flag for his proposed political party in Madurai on February 21, the focus will be turned to the temple city, which is the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu since Sangam period. Long before cinema captured the imagination of Tamil people, it was Madurai, the land of Tamil ...
Rejuvenation of rivers cannot happen overnight. It may take even 12 years to restore Cooum river. People of Chennai must come together as a community to bring back life into the city's rivers. The audience at Lalit Kala Akademi listened in rapt attention as water activist Rajendra Singh asked people to get ...

SALEM: The State government was seeking legal opinion on the ramifications of the Supreme Court's verdict on Cauvery issue, said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami in Salem on Sunday. He was in the city to attend an AIADMK cadre's family function. Speaking to mediapersons about the Cauvery ...
The Kalakkad–Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve will encourage apiary in villages close to the forest boundary to check the invasion of wild animals, particularly elephants, into the habitations, Field Director, KMTR, A. Venkatesh has said. During an informal chat with reporters after inaugurating an awareness ...
KARAIKAL: In order to encourage people who come under the Swachh Bharat Mission's toilet construction scheme, the Karaikal municipality has announced that those who complete toilet construction by March 15 would receive gold coins. According to T Sudhakar, Commissioner, Karaikal Municipality, ...
We boarded a Karnataka government bus in Bengaluru to travel to Villupuram in Tamil Nadu and now have to catch a local bus in Hosur. But we are glad there has been no untoward incidents,'' said Senthil Kumar, a daily-wage earner travelling to his village 50 km from Bengaluru, relief in TN town: 'glad ...
Tamil Nadu: No respect for the dead, Rameswaram Municipality staff shift devotee's body in garbage van ... The workers transported the body in a garbage truck belonging to the municipality. The police ... Residents of nine villages in the island had protested on Wednesday against the sale of ground water.
CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government is likely to implement the Bus Rapid Transit System (BRTS), which has been pending for a long time. ... of Indian Industry here on Thursday, he said the proposed Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) will be introduced on the city roads by next financial year.
Fifteen members of Tamil Nadu Village Assistants Association began a “waiting” protest at Taluk offices in Aruppukottai and Srivilliputtur on Thursday demanding salary on par with office assistants in Revenue Department. The protest was led by the district unit president Nagappan at Srivilliputtur.
UPDATE FROM HOSUR | Our correspondent in Hosur, a Tamil Nadu town located near the Karnataka border, is reporting that traffic in the area so far is ... In Mandya, a Karnataka city located between Mysuru and Bengaluru and close to the Tamil Nadu border, 25 platoons of the Karnataka State Reserve ...
Chennai has been rated one of the safest cities for women, going by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) statistics. However, in the wake of the attack on a woman techie in Pallikaranai on Tuesday, experts feel that a lot more needs to be done on this front. The assault on Lavanya Jangath took ...
Cordially invites you to Embrace our Rivers-DAMnedART a multi-faceted art + cultural event focussing on Chennai | Water | Dialogue 02 Feb. - 04 Mar. at Lalit Kala Akademi, 4, Greams Road, Chennai. 11.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. Info: 28331314, 2343, & info@chennai.goethe.org. GURUGUHAAMRTA(r).
Haasan said he discussed with Sridhar the possibility of Bloom Box being used in Tamil Nadu villages, adding that Sridhar foresees the days when the state would become a major consumer of such technology. According to the actor, his political journey was to adopt a village, turn agriculture into a ...
CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has framed detailed guidelines for the premature release of 1,600 prisoners in the state in commemoration of former chief minister M G Ramachandran's birth centenary. The decision had been announced by chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami during an MGR ...
In a vigil that lasted more than two days across villages in Chinnar and after several attempts by the forest department, at first to chase the elephant back into the forest and later to track its ... Tamil Nadu Forests Misnister Dindigal Srinivasan met the families of the victims and offered them solatium.
Tamil Nadu: Bee attack at a temple kills two, seriously injures four Google Maps. A swarm of bees stung devotees at a temple in Tamil Nadu's Jambai village in Erode district on Sunday, killing two and seriously injuring four, PTI reported. Several devotees had gathered for a ceremony at the Muniappan ...
Sakkare Nadu or City of Sugar, Mandya, mourned the death of farmer leader Konasala Narasaraju, 58, on January 30. ... Two years ago, when the Supreme Court ordered Karnataka to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu, violent protests erupted in Bengaluru and Mandya, where pro-Kannada activists ...
A Class 11 student allegedly stabbed the headmaster of a government-aided school in Tamil Nadu's Tiruppattur town on Monday after he asked the boy about his studies, PTI reported, quoting police. The student immediately fled the scene, and was absconding for hours. He surrendered to the town police ...
Implemented at a cost of ` 2 crore, the fossil museum is located at Keelapazhur village off the Thanjavur-Manamadurai highway. It is being constructed at a sprawling area of 54 acres and will have display galleries featuring fossils, minerals, rocks, general geology, river geo-morphology and the solar ...
The Central University of Tamil Nadu (CUTN) plans to establish a Department of Statistics and also introduce two more programmes soon. The new programmes to be offered are Applied Mathematics and Master of Computer Application and M.Sc Applied Physics. The process of getting approval for the ...
They have shown us that is not impossible to keep our environment clean. All we need is to inculcate in us a concern for mother Earth. It is commendable that ACC is supporting Madukkarai in its venture and helping it stay clean. We, as citizens of other towns, cities, villages and states in India, have a lot to ...
The Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple falls under the Area-based development (ABD) zone of the Madurai Corporation's Smart City initiative. “The fire is a wake-up call to all departments. A more focussed surveillance will be taken up through the Smart City Mission,” said Corporation Commissioner S.
The district administration has asked farmers who had raised chilli crops in villages notified by the Agriculture Insurance Company of India Limited (AICL) to insure their crops by paying a premium of Rs. 1,000 by February 28. Though about 25,000 farmers have raised chilli crops in 22,000 hectares in the ...
CHENNAI: More than 75,000 people were booked for traffic violations including drunk driving, riding two-wheelers without helmets and driving cars without wearing seat belts across Tamil Nadu during the Pongal holidays, the State Traffic Planning Cell of the Tamil Nadu police department said on ...
PANAJI: The Defexpo seems to be following the incumbent defence minister. If in 2016, chief minister Manohar Parrikar as the Union defence minister brought it to his home state Goa, in 2018, it is Nirmala Sitharaman's turn to take it to Tamil Nadu. On Thursday, Sitharaman announced the shifting of the ...
CHENNAI: In response to a plea from CM Edappadi K Palaniswami to set up a unit of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) in his home district Salem, defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman advised the state government to work on a defence corridor connecting Kattupalli port, Chennai, Trichy, Coimbatore, ...
The association, represented by secretary S. Abdul Kani Raja, said that the master plan had not been modified and under Section 32(2)(b) of the Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act, 1971, it should be updated every five years. The last plan came into force in 1993 and lapsed by 1998, he said.
Transport Minister M.R. Vijayabhaskar on Thursday said the State government had allotted Rs. 5.12 crore for improving roads in Karur town. Inaugurating the road improvement works here, he said the works would be taken up under the Tamil Nadu Urban Road Infrastructure Scheme. A sum of Rs. 27 lakh ...
Thousands of devotees thronged Mata Amritanandamayi Mutt (MAM) here on Thursday and listened to her lessons as she visited the ashram at Pasumalai. She visited the Bramhotsavam Temple for the 23rd anniversary celebrations of the mutt. She spoke of the importance of ridding oneself of vices like ...
The incident took place in the Paavadaipatti village in Hosur, Tamil Nadu on January 16. The elephant had most likely been separated from its herd and fell into the ditch. Officials from the Forest Department were called in to help rescue the calf. Several villagers assisted the forest officials to lift the calf out ...
Folk artistes performing at the Pongal celebrations at Kuzhumani village in Tiruchi on Tuesday. | Photo Credit: B_VELANKANNI ... Tamil Nadu continues to top the list on arrival of domestic and foreign travellers in the country, according to Vellamandi N. Natarajan, Tourism Minister. Speaking at the Pongal ...
Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam on Tuesday morning flagged off Jallikattu event in Alanganallur town in Madurai. The ministers offered new cars as gifts to the best bull-tamer and the owner of the most outstanding bull, NDTV reported.
CHENNAI: In a mistake that can confuse both the Tamil Nadu and Telangana students, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) mistakenly listed Khammam and Ranga Reddy, the two Telangana districts on the Tamil Nadu list on its information bulletin for Neet exam. As per the notification, this ...
“On February 21, as I embark on my political journey, I am announcing a plan to adopt one village in every district of Tamil Nadu. These villages will be planned with an intention to be holistically sustainable, economically, ecologically, sociologically, technologically and high on education, skilling and ...
Out of the Rs 9940 crore released to 99 smart cities by the Centre, cities in Maharashtra have received the largest share of funds followed by Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu under the Smart Cities Mission, according to government data. The Centre has so far released Rs 9939.20 crore to states for smart ...


 

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