Centre to launch 'One Nation, One Dialisys' prog soon : Mandaviya

Chennai, June 26 (UNI) Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare  Dr.Mansukh Mandaviya on Sunday said the Central Government will soon launch the ‘ One Nation, One Dialysis’ programme, under the Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Programme, Dr. 

Thanjavur temple tragedy: Rs 7L ex-gratia for each deceased

Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu), April 27 (UNI) Eleven people, including three boys, were killed in Tamil Nadu due to electrocution while 14 left injured during a temple chariot procession near Thanjavur early Wednesday, police said. While the Prime Minister Office announced Rs 2 lakh ex

Judges must be aware of social realities: Ramana

Chennai, April 23 (UNI) Judges should be aware of all the social realities and must cater to the social needs and expectations, Chief Justice of India N V Ramana said on Saturday. "Judging is not an easy task. Judges should be aware of social realities. We have to carefully

Thousands witness Chithirai car festival of Meenakshi temple in TN

Madurai, April 15 (UNI) The “Chithirai Therottam” (Car festival) of the World-renowned Sri Meenakshi-Sundareswarar Temple in Tamil Nadu was held as part of the ongoing 12-day annual 'Chithirai Brahmotsavam' festival here on Friday. Religious fervor permeated t

General Strike enters 2nd day in TN, public transport near normal, banking svcs hit

Chennai, Mar 29 (UNI) Normal life remained unaffected in Tamil Nadu and there was a remarkable improvement in public transport services, but , banking services continued to remain crippled as the two-day nation-wide General Strike called by various Trade Unions in protest against

Countdown begins for PSLV-C52/EOS-04 mission

Chennai, Feb 13 (UNI) The 25 hours and 30 minute countdown for tomorrow's launch of PSLV-C52 mission--carrying Earth Observation Satellite EOS-04 and two small satellites--from the spaceport of Sriharikota began early on Sunday morning. The commenced at 0429 hours after the L

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