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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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami to undertake 2-week long foreign tour

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami will embark on an official foreign tour starting August 28, in a bid to attract investments and new technologies in various fields, including health. He will visit the UK, US and Dubai to meet various personalities including investors, an official release here said on Monday. During his […]

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami launches exclusive education TV channel

New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday launched it’s exclusive education TV channel, aimed at benefiting students of classes I to XII. An initiative of the School Education Department, “Kalvi Tholaikkatchi” (Education TV) was launched by Chief Minister K Palaniswami here. The content will include shows aimed at school children, besides those on jobs […]

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Over 6,000 people at camps in rain-hit Nilgiris: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami

New Delhi: As many as 6,910 people affected by landslides and floods in Nilgiris district have been housed in 67 relief centres and officials tasked to ensure all amenities to them, Chief Minister K Palaniswami said on Wednesday. Chairing a meet at the Secretariat here to review the relief and rehabilitation measures undertaken in Nilgiris […]

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Chidambaram only a burden on earth,says Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday launched a blistering attack on P Chidambaram, saying the veteran Congress leader was “only a burden” on the earth. The chief minister was responding to criticism of his party by Chidambaram who had reportedly said that if the Centre decided to make Tamil Nadu a […]

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswamy appeals to people to save rain water

New Delhi: As Tamil Nadu faced one of its worst water crisis this year, Chief Minister K Palaniswamy on Thursday appealed to citizens to save rain water, reminding them of the ‘grand’ rain water harvesting (RWH) scheme ushered in by the late J Jayalalithaa in 2001. Palaniswami said the rain water harvesting scheme was introduced […]

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Tamil Nadu DGP sets up team to handle possible after effects of

New Delhi: Tamil Nadu DGP J K Tripathy on Tuesday set up a five-member team to initiate precautionary measures to avert untoward incidents in the State following revocation of Article 370 that gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir. The move comes a day after Union Home Ministry directed all security forces and law enforcement […]

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Illegal sand mining: Supreme Court issues notices to Centre, Central Bureau of Investigation, 5 states

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Centre, CBI and five states on a plea which sought prosecution of entities involved in illegal sand mining. A bench headed by Justice S A Bobde issued notices to the Centre, the Central Bureau of Investigation, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra […]

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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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