SC nixes TN's plea seeking 50 pc OBC reservation in AIQ seats

New Delhi, Oct 26 (UNI) The Supreme on Monday rejected a bunch of petitions filed by Tamil Nadu government seeking 50 per cent OBC reservation in the state for All India Quota (AIQ) seats in the state-run medical colleges this academic year.

"We reject the pet

After over 3 months, 8 Kasimedu fishermen who drifted to Myanmar, returns home

Chennai, (UNI)

Nine of the eight fishermen from Kasimedu in the city, who had drifted to Myanmar while fishing in mid sea after their boat developed a snag in July, returned home to an emotional reception on Thursday, ending their more than 70-day ordeal.


Tamil Nadu : 9 killed in blast at cracker manufacturing unit

Cuddalore, (UNI) Nine women were killed and six others sustained burns in an explosion at a cracker manufacturing unit at Karumbudi near Kattumannarkoil in this district of Tamil Nadu on Friday.

According to sources, the unit was owned by one Gandhimathi and along with her daughter

ISRO releases Phobos images captured by MOM

Chennai, (UNI)

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) today released the images of Phobos--the closest and biggest moon of Mars--captured by Mars Colour Camera (MCC) onboard the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM).

The images of Phobos were captured by MOM on July one, ISRO

Madras HC modifies order, rules Deepak, Deepa direct legal heirs of Jayalalitha

Chennai, (UNI)

Two days after ruling that late Chief Minister J Jayalalitha's nephew J.Deepak and niece J Deepa as her Class-II legal heirs and that they could inherit all her properties, the Madras High Court on Friday modified the order and said both of them were her direct legal

Rajini, Kamal release video messages supporting PM's Janata Curfew

Chennai, Actors Rajinkanth and Makkal Neethi Maiam (MNM) Founder Kamal Haasan today released video messages in support of the Nation-wide Janata Curfew called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi tomorrow to combat coronavirus. Rajini, in a video address, said with the Prime Minister calling for Jana

Rajini lauds TN Govt on COVID preventive measures

Chennai, Lauding the preventive measures taken by the Tamil Nadu government against Coronavirus outbreak, actor Rajinikanth today said the government
should provide assistance to those families whose livelihood was affected because of the shut down in the State till March 31. In a tweet, R

COVID-19 : Colleges, Schools, malls in UT to remain closed till Mar 31 : CM

Puducherry,Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Tuesday said colleges, schools, malls and cinema theaters in the Union Territory will remain closed till March 31 as a precautionary measure to deal with COVID-19.Talking to news persons after a high level meeting to review measures to check the spread

Palaniswami announces slew of measures under Rule 110

Chennai, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister EdappadiK Palaniswami today announced a slew of welfare measures for various departments under Rule 110 in the State Assembly. He said Rs 22.75 crore will be allotted for infrastructure development of Forest Department head office which was under construction at

Bullion Market opening Rates

Chennai,Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 4,153