Tsunami victims remembered on 15th anniversary in Tamil Nadu
In an event organised at Nagapattinam Collectorate complex, floral tributes were paid at the tsunami memorial park.
States free to decide on EWS quota, Centre tells Supreme Court
The central government has told the Supreme Court that state governments were free to decide whether to implement the 10% for the economically backward in jobs and admissions.
What the stars foretell: A bumpy poll turf for Dravidian parties in Tamil Nadu
The entry of the two top actors who take a stern view of the performance of Dravidian parties — in the absence of their towering sentinels — is expected to make the battlefield a tricky one to forecast, although both the AIADMK and DMK exude confidence in their own unflappability.
GST fraud of Rs 900 crore busted, three arrested in Tamil Nadu
In one of the major operations, the sleuths of DGGI, Chennai Zonal Unit (CZU), carried out a search on 19 and 20 December at multiple premises in the state and unearthed the fraud of about Rs 900 crore. A string of firms was created and GST registrations were done for them using identity documents of gullible people.
Tamil Nadu: Customs dept seize foreign currency worth Rs 22.4 lakhs at Chennai Airport
Foreign currency worth Rs 22.4 lakh was seized at Chennai Airport. The case has been registered under the Custom Act, 1962. Further details ...
Tamil Nadu tops good governance index among big states, Maharashtra and Karnataka get second, third slot
"At present there is no uniform index to objectively assess the state of good governance in the states. The good governance index attempts to create a tool which can be used to assess the states of governance and impact of various interventions taken by the state governments and the UTs," the Personnel Ministry has said.
8 states finalise action plan for agriculture export policy: Government
The government on Sunday said eight states, including Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Punjab and Karnataka, have finalised action plan for agriculture export policy which aims to double such exports.
Tamil Nadu cable operators switch off Zee channels over discounts
As per multiple local cable operators (LCOs) in Tamil Nadu, Arasu Cable and SCN have switched off ZEE’s channels from their platform, while VK Digital has removed Zee Tamil from the base pack and changed its placement on its service. The issue, operators say, is related to dispute over discounts. The timing is crucial as ZEE is launching a Tamil movie channel, Zee Thirai, in the market.
Auto-maker Ather plans to ramp up operations
As part of its expansion plan, the auto-maker plans to take Ather Space across key cities like Coimbatore. The company would design the retail space and experience for its dealer partners with focus on its holistic experience-led model. The experience centres would allow prospective consumers to test-ride and get hands-on with Athers intelligent and connected product portfolio.
10 candidates score overall 100 percentile in CAT 2019, all from tech backgrounds
This year, 75004 female candidates and 134917 male candidates sat for the exam, along with 5 transgender candidates. Around 2,44,169 candidates had registered for the exam this year, compared to 2,40,338 last year, the highest since 2008.
73 Rajya Sabha seats to see election this year, maximum held by BJP
A close analysis of the data reveals that the BJP, which was moving towards the majority mark in the Rajya Sabha with steady movement of opposition MPs to the ruling party, is unlikely to make any substantial gain in the biennial elections, as it lost quite a few assembly elections in 2018 and 2019.
"Tableau rejection for R-Day parade politically motivated"
The Kerala government's state cultural minister A K Balan said the Defence Ministry rejected the state's theme in the third screening and he failed to understand why the centre has a 'hatred' towards the state. "We had proposed a beautiful theme in the background of backwaters. We don't understand why the centre has a hatred towards all these.
Tamil Nadu's Trichy City Corporation launches work on solar power plant
To harness sunlight to generate electricity, the corporation mooted a plan in October 2018 to utilise Smart Cities Mission fund. The urban local body subsequently identified 13.75 acres of land near Panchapur STP for the purpose.
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