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

4 killed, 10 hurt in ammonia boiler blast in TN, CM announces solatium

Chennai, May 13 (UNI) Four workers were killed and ten others sustained injuries in an ammonia boiler explosion resulting in gas 
leak at SIPCOT Industrial estate in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu on Thursday.
Police sources said the deceased were t

COVID surge : 2-week complete lockdown comes into force in TN

Chennai, May 10 (UNI) The two-week complete and total lockdown, with some relaxations came into force in Tamil Nadu from Monday morning in view of the surge in daily corona cases. Chief Minister M K Stalin, who assumed office on May seven and 
held a re

Stalin announces Rs 4,000 COVID relief, free bus travel for women, reduces aavin milk price by Rs 3, govt to bear corona treatment in pvt hospitals

Chennai, May 7 (UNI) Immediately after assuming charge, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Friday issued five important orders, including providing Rs 4,000 as COVID-19 relief to all rice ration card holders in the State as promised in the DMK poll manifesto.&

34-member Cabinet headed by CM Stalin to be sworn in tomorrow

Chennai, May 6 (UNI) A 34-member Cabinet headed by Tamil Nadu Chief Minsiter and DMK President M K Stalin will be sworn in at Raj Bhavan tomorrow. A Raj Bhavan release said the CM-designate has sent  a list of persons to be appointed as Ministers along 

Stalin elected DMK LP leader, to meet TN Guv tomorrow & stake claim to form govt

Chennai, May 4 (UNI) Two days after leading the DMK to  power for the sixth time, its President M K Stalin was on Tuesday elected as the Legislature Party (LP) Leader. 
At a meeting of the newly-elected MLAs held at DMK party  office Anna Arivalayam, a