#Tamil Nadu

9 hours ago.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
The CM took the decision in view of the coronavirus pandemic. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

Earlier, students of Class 8 were promoted without taking the annual exams

1 day ago.New Delhi, Delhi, India
BMC volunteers during a COVID-19 awareness campaign at Dharavi, as coronavirus cases rise across in Mumbai. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Several states are witnessing a surge in COVID-19 cases
  • High-level teams have been deputed to states including Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh 
  • Health Secretary wrote a letter to five states and asked them to undertake aggressive measures against coronavirus 

2 days ago.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
T Natarajan picked up three wickets in the historic Gabba Test, which was his Test debut. (Photo Credit: Instagram/natarajan_jayaprakash)

  • T Natarajan posted her daughter Hanvika's photo as she turned four-month-old
  • He was not in India when she was born as he was in Australia for his maiden India call-up
  • The cricketer posted the photo on Instagram

3 days ago.Thekkampatti, Tamil Nadu, India
A handler (mahout) of an elephant was arrested on Monday after a video surfaced showing him and his assistant mercilessly thrashing the animal. (Photo Credit: Twitter Screengrab/@AwanishSharan)

  • The incident happened at the annual rejuvenation camp for temple and mutt elephants at Thekkampatti in Tamil Nadu
  • The mahouts can be seen hitting the 19-year-old female elephant Jayamalyatha on her legs with sticks in the video
  • Many Twitter users called for strict action against the offenders

5 days ago.Kerala, India
Kerala Culture Minister AK Balan said the Swathi award comprised a purse of Rs 2 lakh. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • Carnatic vocalist K Omanakutty has been selected for the Swathi Sangeetha Puraskaram 2020
  • She is Head of the Department of Music at the University of Kerala
  • Malayalam playwright Ibrahim Vengara has won the SL Puram Sadanandan award for 2020

5 days ago.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Tamil television actor Indra Kumar died by suicide on Friday. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • According to media reports, Indra Kumar was a Sri Lankan refugee
  • He was a part of a Tamil daily soap
  • The actor died on Friday in Perambalur

6 days ago.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
The TNUSRB exam was held on December 13, 2020. (Photo Credit: Envato Elements)

  • TNUSRB stands for Tamil Nadu Uniformed Services Recruitment Board
  • Results are declared for the written examination of Police Constable, Jail Warder and Fireman (Grade 2) post
  • The result is available in the PDF format

17 Feburary.Pondicherry, Puducherry, India
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that he nursed no anger towards those his father's killers.(Photo Courtesy: Facebook/@RahulGandhi)

  • It caused me tremendous pain but I forgive them, said Rahul Gandhi referring to his father's killers
  • Rahul said that violence cannot take anything away from anyone
  • Rajiv Gandhi was killed on May 21, 1991 by a woman suicide bomber at Sriperumbudur

15 Feburary.Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu, India
The explosion occurred when chemicals were being mixed at the factory. (Photo credit: Representational/PTI/File)

  • PM Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami condoled the deaths
  • As per reports, the injured are currently undergoing treatment
  • Palaniswami said he has ordered a probe into the incident, while assuring due legal action

14 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
India has constructed 50,000 houses for displaced Tamils in north eastern Sri Lanka.(Photo Credit: ANI)

  • PM Narendra Modi  said his govt has always taken care of the welfare of Sri Lankan Tamils
  •  He recalled the various welfare initiatives taken by the Centre in the housing and health sectors
  • The Sri Lankan Tamils issue has always had an emotional connect in Tamil Nadu