Kaanum Pongal, a muted affair due to Sunday lockdown

Chennai, Jan 16 (UNI) The Tamil Nadu Government has announced total and complete lockdown on Sundays in view of the rising COVID cases and today it coincided with Kaanum Pongal (sight seeing), marking the end of the four-day Pongal festivities in the State.

But it

Religious fervour, gaiety mark Pongal celebrations in TN

Chennai, Jan 14 (UNI) Pongal, the traditional harvest festival, was celebrated in Tamil Nadu with religious fervour and gaiety.
The festival falls on the first day of the auspicious Tamil month 'Thai' every year and people ushered in the festivities

X-mas celebrated in TN with religious fervour

Chennai, Dec 25 (UNI) Christmas, the festival marking the birth of Jesus Christ, was celebrated with religious fervour, traditional gaiety and enthusiasm by the Christians in Tamil Nadu today.

As church bells tolled signalling the moment of Nativity, faithfuls conv

Superstar Rajini turns 72, PM, CM, leaders extend greetings

Chennai, Dec 12 (UNI) It was a low key birthday fete as  Superstar Rajinikanth turned 72 on Sunday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin, Rajini's long time friend and actor-turned politician and Makkal Needhi Maiam Founder

CDS Bipin Rawat's PSO from AP too killed in IAF helicopter crash in TN

Tirupati, Dec 9 (UNI) Lance Naik B Sai Teja hailing from Andhra Pradesh and the Personal Security Officer (PSO) of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat was among the 13 killed in an IAF helicopter crash near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

He is sur

IAF chopper with CDS onboard crashes in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi, Dec 8 (UNI) A chopper of the Indian Air Force carrying Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, his wife and several top Army officials crashed near Coonoor in Tamil Nadu. The fate of the CDS remains uncertain as images of the crashed chopper showed everything charr

Former AP CM, ex-TN Guv K Rosaiah passes away

Hyderabad, Dec 4 (UNI) Former Chief Minister of United Andhra Pradesh and ex-Tamil Nadu Governor Konijeti Rosaiah passed away due to illness here on Saturday.

He was 88 and is survived by his wife, three sons and a daughter.

Rosaiah breathed his last

Stalin urges TN Guv to forward NEET Bill to Prez for assen

Chennai, Nov 27 (UNI) Chief Minister M K Stalin today called on Governor R N Ravi and urged him to forward to President Ram Nath

Kovind, the Bill passed by the State Assembly seeking to permanently exempt Tamil Nadu from the purview of NEET in admissions

5 killed, 12 hurt in LPG cylinder blast in TN, 3 houses razed to ground

Chennai, Nov 23 (UNI) Five people, including two aged woman were killed and 12 others sustained burns and injuries in a LPG 
cooking cylinder blast at Karungalpatti village in Salem district  of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. 
The impact of the explosion

Vinod Rai, others should apologise to Nation for maligning Cong in 2G scam : Salman Khurshid

Chennai, Nov 2 (UNI) Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Salman Khurshid today demanded that former Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai and others should apologise to the nation for “maligning” the party in the 2G scam.