Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami launches first electric bus in Chennai for public

New Delhi: As part of measures to check air pollution, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday unveiled a battery-powered electric air conditioned bus that would be operated on specific routes by the Metropolitan Transport Corporation. Built by Hinduja Group flagship firm Ashok Leyland, the roll out of the bus comes against the backdrop of the […]

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Four pilgrims from Tamil Nadu killed in van-bus collision near

New Delhi: Four pilgrims from Chennai were killed and two women seriously injured in a collision involving a van and a bus in Nagari, 50 kms from here, police said Wednesday. The accident occurred when six members of a family from Chennai, were returning home in their van late Tuesday night, after offering worship at […]

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Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy condemns Bedi’s remarks on water scarcity in Tamil Nadu

New Delhi: Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy Tuesday condemned Lt Governor Kiran Bedi’s remarks attributing the acute water shortage in Tamil Nadu to “poor governance, corrupt politics and indifferent bureaucracy.” The water scarcity was not only in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry but also in states like Maharashtra, Karnataka and Telangana, due to scanty rains, Narayanasamy […]

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Heavy rainfall expected in Chennai on Nov 14 and 15

The India Meteorological Department has issued a red alert for areas in coastal Tamil Nadu as Cyclone Gaja, a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal, is set to make landfall on Thursday, November 15. This includes Chennai, which may experience very heavy rainfall on Thursday and Friday as the cyclone makes landfall between Chennai […]

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Scaffolding collapses at under-construction building in Chennai one killed followed by seveier casulity

One person was killed and 32 others injured when an overloaded scaffolding of an under-construction building collapsed here, police said Sunday. The incident took place around 7.15 pm yesterday, Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan, who visited the spot near Kanthanchavadi, told reporters. Later Deadbody was identified by the police and according to police official  person […]

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Tamil Nadu: 5 behind bars for street racing with auto rickshaws

Chennai: While some get out of their cars and motorbikes to race on the roads, in Chennai’s it’s none other than auto rickshaws. The Chennai Police arrested five persons in connection with auto racing and also seized six autos. However, many of the racers managed to escape. Vandalur-Minjur highway was quite a sight on Wednesday […]

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Cinema unites people belonging to different skin colour, cultures and countries :Rathore

New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore today said, Films have the power to unite people belonging to different skin colour, cultures and countries. Rathore, who inaugurated the European Union Film Festival last evening here, said cinema highlights the unity of human emotions. “Having joined the Army at the age of 16 and served for […]

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Patient’s relative slaps intern: Trainee doctors in Chennai stage protest

Chennai: Trainee doctors of a medical college in Chennai staged a sit-in protest after one patient’s relative allegedly slapped one of the medical students. Students say that an intern was beaten up by one patient’s relative at 1.30 am on Sunday in one of the ward. Following this, the resident medical officer was informed and […]

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