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.
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.
"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.
India's first fully solar-powered village - Irumbai in Tamil Nadu
The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Corporation (TEDA) plans to complete the work within two to three months. The agency is awaiting the completion of local body polls to move ahead with the project.
Tamil Nadu textile units ping Centre on working cap shortage
Tamil Nadu's textile entrepreneurs are claiming a severe shortage of working capital with rising manufacturing costs and customers taking more time to pay, which they say is pushing their businesses into negative performance cycles.
Family and Friends' primary source of funding for Indian startups: RBI survey
Nearly 43 percent of the 1246 startup participants said that Families & friends were their largest source of funding.
Ruling AIADMK faced first electoral rout in 8 years in 2019
In 2019, the AIADMK had little to cheer electorally, as it failed miserably in the Lok Sabha polls, the first major such exercise faced by the ruling party since the death of its General Secretary and Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in 2016, the year it stormed to a successive term in office.
Tamil Nadu: 7000 graduates apply for 549 sanitary workers posts
Arun Kumar, BE in Mechatronics who applied for the post said, "I completed my engineering but I could not get a job in my field. I want a job now. So, I am here"
TN tops good governance index, Maharashtra and Karnataka get second, third slot
The southern state of Tamil Nadu has bagged the top position in the composite ranking for good governance index (GGI), followed by Maharasht...
Thousands marvel annular solar eclipse in southern states
Annular solar eclipse occurs when the moon is unable to entirely cover the disc of the sun even during the maximum eclipse due to factors like its distance from the earth.
Tamil Nadu panchayat tops ranking; Gujarat has most top 10 entries
Without any plan or budget of its own, Mission Antyodaya under Union rural development ministry is conceived as a convergence platform to bring about the consolidated implementation of existing schemes to improve physical and social parameters in a panchayat.
Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to declare 'no new coal' policy; future demands to be met by renewable & flexible based energy
Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu are states with the highest renewable energy potential in the country. Their installed renewable energy capacities are either higher than coal power or are on a path to overtake it.
Tamil Nadu at work on safe & ethical AI policy
Tamil Nadu will unveil a policy for safe and ethical use of artificial intelligence (AI), in what is arguably a first-of-its-kind move in the country.
Monsoon fury leaves 25 dead in Tamil Nadu, 1000 people in relief camps
An official release said eight persons died in various rain-related incidents between November 29 and December 1. Further, 17 people were killed in a wall collapse in Coimbatore on Monday, taking the total to 25. As many as 58 head of cattle perished while over 1,700 thatched and tiled roof houses suffered damage.
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