RN Ravi sworn in as TN Governo

Chennai, Sep 18 (UNI) Former Kerala IPS officer R N Ravi was on Saturday sworn in as the Governor of Tamil Nadu. At a simple function held at the lawns of Raj Bhavan, Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee administered the oath  of office and secrecy

PIL against chanting of mantras in Tamil in temples rejected by HC

Chennai, Sep 3 (UNI) The Madras High Court today refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed against the Tamil Nadu government's recent decision allowing to perform 'Archanas' (pujas) in temples in Tamil instead of Sanskrit.
When the PIL

26-hr countdown for GSLV-F10/EOS-03 Mission begins

Chennai, Aug 11 (UNI) The 26-hour countdown for the launch of the first state-of-the-art Earth Observation Satellite (EOS-03) on board the GSLV-F10 rocket began at 0343 hrs at Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota, on Wednesday.

ISRO sources said the

Life back to full normal in TN as uniform relaxations comes into force

Chennai, July 5 (UNI) After a gap of nearly two months, life came back to almost full normal as yet another week of COVID lockdown began on Monday morning with uniform relaxations across Tamil Nadu.
Except plying of inter-state public and private bus service

Venkaiah calls for removing vaccine hesitancy among people

Chennai, July 1 (UNI) Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu today  emphasized the need to educate people on the importance of Covid-19 vaccination and urged all stakeholders to work collectively to achieve the target of full vaccination by the year end. 

Two pipe bombs found at Sankar Nagar cement factory in Tirunelveli

Chennai, June 23 (UNI) Two pipe bombs were recovered from the  premises of Sankar Nagar cement factory at Thaazhaiyoothu on 
the outskirts of Tirunelveli city leading to tension. The pipe bombs were found in the premises, which supply cement and constru

Technical glitch rectified, Vedanta Group restarts oxygen production at Sterlite plant

Chennai, May 19 (UNI) The Vedanta group has restarted oxygen production on Wednesday at its Sterlite Copper Smelter plant in 
Thoothukudi after the technical glitch, which had disrupted the generation, has been rectified. 
In an update, Vedanta G

TN to produce COVID vaccines, set up oxygen making plants : Stalin

Chennai, May 18 (UNI) In a bid to find a permanent solution to tide over the oxygen shortge, the Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday announced that COVID vaccines and oxygen would be manufactured in the State itself by entering into Joint Venture (JV) agreement w

Popular Tamil writer, Sahitya Akademi winner Ki.Ra passes away, TN CM announces state funeral

Chennai, May 18 (UNI) Sahitya Akademi award winner and the grand old man of Tamil literature Ki.Rajanarayanan, popularly called as 'Ki.Ra', died in Puducherry in the early hours of Tuesday. He was 98.
He is survived by two sons.Family sources sa

Stalin reviews cyclone situation, directs authorities to take precautionary measures

Chennai, May 15 (UNI) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Saturday said four teams from the National Disaster Response 
Force (NDRF) has been kept in readiness in three districts bordering Kerala to undertake relief and rescue works in view of the c