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PM Modi's 'plogging' on Mamallapuram beach in Tamil Nadu

PM Modi’s ‘plogging’ on Mamallapuram beach in Tamil Nadu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is here for an informal summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping, was on Saturday seen picking up plastic litter, water bottles and other waste from a beach during his morning walk. On Twitter, Modi released a three-minute video in which he was seen collecting waste and urged the people to

TN CM calls on Prime Minister Modi, discusses projects

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence here and sought his support for various state-specific projects. Palaniswami, during the brief interaction, also presented him a memorandum on various development projects. Later, the chief minister took part in the fifth governing council meeting of NITI Aayog here.”The

Congress announces eight LS candidates from TN

Congress announces candidates TN:Maintaining silence over its candidate for Tamil Nadu’s Sivaganga Lok Sabha constituency, the Congress on Saturday declared eight names for the April 18 polls. The names featured in the party’s list of 34 Lok Sabha seats that was released earlier in the day. The Tamil Nadu candidates include two former state party

Rajinikanth not to contest Lok Sabha polls

Superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday announced that he won’t contest the coming Lok Sabha battle and that his target was only the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls. Rajinikanth said in a statement here that the water crisis was a major issue faced by the people of Tamil Nadu and he urged them to vote for a party

Tamil Nadu’s Anukreethy Vas crowned Miss India 2018

Femina Miss India 2018 has finally got its three new faces, with the glamorous finale last night. Anukreethy Vas, who was earlier crowned fbb Colors Femina Miss India Tamil Nadu 2018, bagged the top honour at fbb Colors Femina Miss India 2018 in Mumbai. The first runner-up is Meenakshi Chaudhary from Haryana and the second

Cauvery water issue

Cauvery water issue: Kerala govt. files review petition in SC

Cauvery water issue: Kerala government on Thursday filed a review petition in the Supreme Court in connection with the Cauvery water dispute.Last month, the apex court gave its verdict on the sharing of the Cauvery waters between Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry and asked the Centre to create a Cauvery water issue management board

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Rajiv Gandhi assassination: Swamy suspects ‘supari killing’, demands probe

Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday claimed that the act of Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi forgiving the killers of his father, Rajiv Gandhi, raised suspicion of “supari killing” or a plotted murder for financial gains.Speaking to ANI, Swamy urged that a probe be conducted into the death of the former Prime Minister. “The reason given by the

Holi 2018

Holi 2018: Here’s How Holi Is Celebrated In Different Regions Across India

Holi 2018: The festive vibe is for all to see. Holi is one of the most widely celebrated festivals across the country. Like every festival in India, several myths, legends and folklore are associated with Holi too. Playing with colours, water guns, and indulging in Holi special treats, is what most of us associate with

Cauvery verdict: Tamil Nadu expresses shock, Karnataka welcomes SC verdict

CHENNAI/BENGALURU: The Supreme Court’s (SC) verdict on Cauvery water sharing widened the rift between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu with the the former welcoming the apex court’s ruling and the latter, of course, expressing deep anger at it. Political parties in Tamil Nadu on Friday expressed shock over the verdict on the Cauvery water dispute which

Cauvery dispute

Cauvery dispute: Karnataka to get additional 14.75 TMC, says SC

In the much awaited verdict on Cauvery dispute, the Supreme Court on Friday pronounced that Karnataka be given 14.75 TMC of the river water while 177.25 TMC of water be released for Tamil Nadu. The apex Court further said that 20 TMC of ground water in Tamil Nadu had not been accounted for and hence needed to be seen.“The allocation of Karnataka which used to

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9-feet-long Rock python spotted in Odisha village Berhampur

A  9-feet-long rock python, weighing around 12 kg, was spotted at a village in Ganjam district of district.Activists of animal welfare organisation, ‘People for Animals’, along with forest personnel led by range officer of Digapahandi forest range. A Madhabilata, rescued the reptile from a threshing yard at Odasingi village yesterday, a forest official said. The reptile

Ancient bull fighting festival

Ancient bull fighting festival begins in Nepal

Ancient bull fighting festival: The atmosphere was filled with festive fervor and dust hovered above the field as the age-old bullfighting festival commenced here. The first day of the 10th month as per the Lunar Calendar, Magh is noted with the feast of Molasses. But in the mountainous district of Nuwakot, about 75 kilometers from the capital Kathmandu, celebrations

Christmas celebrated across Tamil Nadu

Christmas celebrated across Tamil Nadu

Christmas celebrated across Tamil Nadu: Chennai, Christmas was celebrated with traditional gaiety and fervour in Tamil Nadu today, with believers thronging churches, including the famous Santhome Basilica Church here, for special prayers and mass.In Chennai, senior bishops and priests conducted special masses at churches and read out the Christmas message at churches across the city. A

PM Modi arrives in Mangalore to meet cyclone Ockhi victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived late Monday night in Mangalore, will today take stock of the situation left behind by cyclone Ockhi. “Leaving for Mangaluru, Karnataka. Tomorrow, I will visit Lakshadweep, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala and extensively review the situation that has arisen due to #CycloneOckhi. I will meet cyclone victims, fishermen, farmers, officials and

Superstar Rajinikanth to meet his fans after Christmas

Tamil Actor Superstar Rajinikanth will be meeting his fans between Dec 26 to 31 for a photo session,as per the actor’s fans association. The actor’s fan club has sought police protection the event to be held at the Raghavendra Kalyana Mandapam here. This will be his second meeting with his fans this year. Members of the

People pay tribute to Jayalalithaa on her death anniversary

Jayalalithaa death anniversary: People gathered in large numbers on Tuesday paid floral tributes to their ‘Amma’, former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa at Jaya memorial in Marina Beach on her first death anniversary. Amma’s followers, who gathered from across the state, expressed remorse over her death. One of them was seen with his body painted with

CM Khattar sends Rs 2 crore for cyclone Ockhi victims

CM Khattar sends Rs 2 crore: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday sent two crore rupees for cyclone Ockhi victims from the Chief Minister Fund to the Prime Minister Fund. Earlier today, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met the cyclone victim families at Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram and assured them that the search and rescue operations are

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets cyclone Ockhi-hit families

Nirmala Sitharaman meets cyclone Ockhi-hit families: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday met the fishermen families affected by cyclone Ockhi at Vizhinjam,  Thiruvananthapuram. She assured them that the search and rescue operations are being conducted with full force. “The search and rescue operations by the Indian Navy, Coastguard and Air Force will continue with full vigor,” she

Cyclone Ockhi: Modi dials TN CM, assures assistance

Chennai, Dec 2, The Tamil Nadu government has said it will soon seek central funds for the damage caused by Cyclone Ockhi in the southern parts of the state, with Kanyakumari and Tirunelveli districts being the worst hit.This was conveyed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Chief Minister K Palaniswami during a telephone conversation between the

Cyclone Ockhi heading towards TN, Kerala

New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) Cyclone Ockhi, lashing parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala with torrential rains and gusty winds, was approaching the Lakshadweep archipelago, a top official at the Ministry of Earth Sciences said today. Madhavan Rajeevan, secretary in the ministry, said the archipelago in the southern part of the Arabian Sea will start