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4,526 new corona cases in TN, 4,743 discharged
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Tuesday registered 4,526 new coronavirus cases while the number of such patients cured and discharged from various hospitals totalled 4,743, the Health Department said.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Hyundai bets on diesel models, launches Tucson SUV
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) The second largest car maker in India Hyundai Motor India Ltd while continuing to bet on diesel powered vehicles is also looking at faster demand recovery from tier 2/3 cities, said a senior official on Tuesday.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Tamil Nadu CM, staff test negative for coronavirus
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami has tested negative for coronavirus infection.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Chess being overlooked for national sports awards a worry among players
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) If India is ranked fourth in the world chess, produced a world champion, couple of world junior champions, is home to two women players ranked second and ninth in the world, a boy and a girl ranked tenth and eighth in the world, it is not due to the system, but despite the system, fume chess players across the country.
2020-07-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Scrap the amendments to poll rules, DMK urges EC
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday urged the Election Commission to recommend to the Centre to scrap the amendments made to The Conduct of Elections (Amendment) Rules, 2019 and The Conduct of Elections (Amendment)Rules, 2020.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
TN logs 4,328 fresh coronavirus infections on Monday
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) As many as 4,328 cases of fresh coronavirus infection have been registered in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, said the state Health Department.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Milk powder stock at 8,400 tonnes lower than others: Aavin
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Co-operative Milk Producers' Federation (Aavin) has said it avoided incurring losses over milk powder as its stock is far less than other milk and milk product producers in the country.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Vidit Gujrati to lead India in FIDE Online Olympiad
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) India's second highest rated chess player, Grandmaster (GM) Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (25), will lead the Indian challenge in the upcoming FIDE Online Chess Olympiad starting July 22.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Take immediate and long term measures, Stalin tells TN govt
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president M.K. Stalin on Monday urged the state government to take immediate and long term measures to save the state from coronavirus disaster.
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Mohanlal on son Pranav's b'day: My little man is not so little any more
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Malayalam icon Mohanlal has penned a note wishing his son, actor Pranav Mohanlal, on the latter's 29th birthday on Monday, saying that his "little man" is not "so little anymore".
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Turmeric active principle can aid in cancer cell death: IITM
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM) on Monday said its researchers have shown that the active principle from turmeric and curcumin can enhance cancer cell death caused by a protein called 'TNF-Related Apoptosis-Inducing Ligand' (TRAIL).
2020-07-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Health/Medicine
AIIEA against halting merger of 3 non-life insurers
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) The All India Employees' Association (AIIEA), one of the major unions in the non-life insurance sector, has urged Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman that the merger process of three public sector general insurance companies (PSGICs) be continued.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Politics
4,244 new cases swell TN's Covid tally to 138,470
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu reported 4,244 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the states Covid-19 tally to 138,470, the state Health Department said on Sunday. A total of 68 persons have died of the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the states death toll to 1,966.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
DMK MLA arrested in shooting case
Chennai, July 12 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Police on Sunday arrested DMK lawmaker representing Thiruporur, L. Idhayavarman, in connection with shooting at an AMMK party worker over a land dispute.
2020-07-12
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
TN logs 3,965 new corona cases, 3,591 patients discharged
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) As many as 3,965 more persons tested coronavirus positive over the past 24 hours in Tamil Nadu, taking the state's total tally to 1,34,226, the Health Department said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
'Look at non-Delhi personalities for Arjuna, Dronacharya awards'
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Former Chief Selector of the national chess team and Grandmaster R.B. Ramesh on Saturday said the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports should carry out a survey among the top 50 Indian players while deciding on the Arjuna and Dronacharya awardees.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
July 12 is Independence Day for Indian chess players: Gurpreet & Karun
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) July 12, is a red lettered day for Indian chess players. For it was on this day, two years ago, they got the freedom to play in tournaments of their choice.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
TN for freedom to devise rating plan for final year students
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Pointing to decision of many states against holding final semester examinations in colleges, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami urged the Centre to give states the freedom to design their own assessment metrics of students.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education
Learnt from Dhoni not to tinker if things going well: Badrinath
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Former India batsman S. Badrinath has said one thing he picked up from Mahendra Singh Dhoni is to let things flow if they are going in the right direction and not tinker with it too much.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
TN CM asks Centre to fly 40 fishermen stranded in Iran
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palanniswami has urged the central government to arrange for the repatriation by air of 40 fishermen from the state stranded in Iran.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
NIA files charge sheet against 6 in SSI Wilson murder case
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a charge sheet against six persons accused of murdering Special Sub-Inspector Wilson in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district in January this year as part of "waging jihad".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
TN further relaxes lockdown restrictions for IT, ITES units
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Friday further relaxed the Covid-19 lockdown conditions for Information Technology (IT) and IT Enabled Services (ITES) companies.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
TN corona tally: 3,680 new infections; 4,163 discharged
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) As many as 3,680 people tested positive for coronavirus over the past 24 hours in Tamil Nadu, according to the State Health Department.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Tamil Nadu Minister tests positive for Covid-19
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Minister for Co-operation Sellur K. Raju on Friday tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to a private hospital for treatment.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Non-life insurers get about 41,000 Covid-19 claims
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) A total of about 41,000 Covid-19 insurance claims have been lodged with the non-life insurers in the country with an estimated claim amount of about Rs 700 crore, said an industry official.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Indian space sector locked down during the first half of 2020
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) What would have been an insipid first half of the calendar year 2020 for the Indian space agency turned a bit interesting towards the end, with the government announcing its decision to open up the sector to private participation.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Technology
Siemens Gamesa to make 3.4 MW wind turbine in India in 2021
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) Global wind turbine major Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will start making the 3.4 MW wind turbine at its Indian plant in Tamil Nadu, said a company official.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Citing China, DMK MP wants revival of Sethu Samudram project
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) Senior leader of the DMK and Lok Sabha Member T. R.Baalu on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to revive the Sethu Samudram Project to protect the Southern part of the country against China citing the later's huge investments in Sri Lanka.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Lockdown restrictions for IT, ITES units in Chennai relaxed
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday slightly relaxed the Covid-19 lockdown conditions for information technology (IT) and IT Enabled Services (ITES) companies.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Shruti Haasan and her 'awkward hug'
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan has been busy with many things during lockdown. She has now shown her fans how to master the art of giving oneself "the awkward hug".
2020-07-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Two detained in Chennai in drug smuggling case
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Two persons had been detained in connection with import of 540 drug pills through air parcel, said the Customs Commissioner of the Chennai International Airport on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
COVID-19: With 4,231 new cases in TN, tally at 1,26,581
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu saw a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases with 4,231 persons testing positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, according to the State Health Department on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Non-life insurance sector posts 4.24% negative growth in Q1
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) The non-life insurance industry has logged a degrowth of 4.24 per cent during the first quarter of the current fiscal, said the sectoral regulator on Thursday.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Divestment seen behind scrapping of general insurers' merger
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) While employees of the three public sector non-life insurers are baffled at the Centre's U turn by scrapping the proposal to merge them, a labour leader termed the decision as a step towards disinvestment.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Funskool bets on toy exports, plans foldable table for kid
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Indian toy major Funskool (India) Ltd hoping to increase its toy exports during the current year will soon be launching a foldable wooden table which would be a child's own workstation, said a top company official.
2020-07-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
TN corona count goes up by 3,756 to a total of 122,350
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) As many as 3,756 persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, the state health department officials said.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Indian chess team selection committee chief GM Ramesh resigns
Chennai, July 7 (IANS) The controversy over the selection of Indian chess team to play in the upcoming FIDE Online Chess Olympiad has resulted in the resignation of chief of the Selection Committee of All India Chess Federation (AICF) Grandmaster R.B. Ramesh.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Boy suffers jaw injury after biting into countrymade bomb in TN
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy K. Deepak suffered serious injury to his jaws after he bit on a countrymade bomb in Tiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu, police said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rahman on Ennio Morricone's demise: Celebrate the master's work and learn
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Music maestro AR Rahman has paid a tribute to the late Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
3,827 new corona cases reported in TN
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) As many as 3,827 more persons tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, taking the state's total tally to 114,978, the Health Department said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
AIADMK leader Valarmathi tests corona positive
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Former Minister and Senior AIADMK leader B. Valarmathi on Monday tested positive for the coronavirus infection and has been admitted to a private hospital here for treatment, said an official.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Six Sri Lankan fishermen rescued from rough seas: Coast Guard
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Six Sri Lankan fishermen were rescued from rough seas on Sunday morning in a coordinated operation between Indian Coast Guard's Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) and merchant vessel MV YM Summit.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AIADMK MLA Arjunan tests positive for coronavirus
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Ruling AIADMK lawmaker Amman K. Arjunan representing Coimbatore South assembly constituency tested positive for coronavirus, said an official.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
TN logs 4,150 fresh coronavirus infections
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Sunday reported 4,150 persons turning coronavirus positive, said the State Health Department.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Scrap 'Friends of Police' in Tamil Nadu: CPI
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) The Communist Party of India's (CPI) Tamil Nadu unit on Sunday demanded the state police scrap the Friends of Police (FoP) scheme permanently and not for just two months.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
4,280 new corona patients in TN, active cases now 44,956
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) As many as 4,280 more persons tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu over the last 24-hour cycle, taking the state's total tally till date to 107,001, the Health Department said on Saturday.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
New Covid-19 lockdown restrictions for Chennai from July 6
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday announced restrictions of time and functioning for Chennai businesses during the Covid-19 lockdown from July 6 onwards.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Complete lockdown extended in Madurai till July 12
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday announced extension of complete lockdown in Madurai till July 12 from July 6 onwards.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tuticorin custodial deaths: Suspended constable arrested
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) The Crime Branch-Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) of Tamil Nadu Police has arrested suspended constable Muthuraj.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian team for Chess Olympiad: Selection Committee sticks to rules
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Putting to rest the controversy of a different set of players suggested by the two factions in the All India Chess Federation (AICF), the player Selection Committee has told the factions as to the players who are all eligible to represent the nation in the upcoming Online Chess Olympiad as per the existing criteria, said a Committee Member.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports