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Category: Tamilnadu
Last updated: Jul 15 2018 21:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Rajinikanth backs Modi's 'One India, One Election' proposal, says will save time and money 15.7.2018 DNA: Top News
Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Sunday extended support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s proposal of ‘One India, One Election’ even as the majority of the political parties in Tamil Nadu are opposing it. “It (One Nation, One Election)is a good idea as it will save time and money of political parties,” Rajinikanth told reporters here after felicitating young boy Mohammed Yaseen of Erode who found a bag containing Rs 50,000 cash and handed it over to police, for his honesty. The actor, however, said that he has not decided on contesting the next year’s Lok Sabha polls. “There is time for it. I will decide at that time of the election,” he said when asked whether he would launch his party and contest the Lok Sabha polls. When queried about when he would become a fully-fledged politician as he is continuing to act in movies, he laughed and said only time could answer it. When asked about the proposed eight-lane Chennai-Salem Greenfield Highway project, Rajinikanth said that such big projects were ...
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Coimbatore: Student dies after mock drill goes wrong, NDMA says trainer not affiliated to them 13.7.2018 DNA: Money
A 19-year-old student died when she jumped off the second floor of a college building here during a disaster management drill, following which a trainer was arrested for allegedly prodding her to take the leap, police said today. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami said he has directed the police and the higher education department to take stringent action against those who organised the drill "without obtaining due approval". He also announced a solatium of Rs 5 lakh to the victim's family. In a video of the incident, which went viral, the girl appeared to be reluctant to take the jump even though a net was put up for her safe landing and, it seemed, the trainer was trying to push her, police said. Lokeshwari, a second-year BBA student, who finally took the jump, hit a sunshade in the first floor, police said. She suffered serious head injuries and died while being taken to a government hospital yesterday, they added. Students also claimed she was not willing to jump. Police said R Arumugam, who ...
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Delhi power tussle: DNA examines the genesis of ugly fights, and the way fo... 8.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Delhi power tussle: DNA examines the genesis of ugly fights, and the way fo...
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NGT notice to Tamil Nadu govt, state pollution board on Vedanta's... 5.7.2018 DNA: Bangalore
NGT notice to Tamil Nadu govt, state pollution board on Vedanta's...
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Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami lashes out at detractors 27.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami lashes out at detractors
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Kumaraswamy accuses Centre of taking unilateral decision on Cauvery panel 23.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Kumaraswamy accuses Centre of taking unilateral decision on Cauvery panel
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Another girl allegedly committed suicide over NEET failure in Tamil Nadu 7.6.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Apparently upset over her inability to clear the NEET examination, a girl allegedly committed suicide here, the second medical aspirant to end her life in Tamil Nadu this week. Subasri who could only score 24 in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for medical courses was feeling very depressed in the past few days and hanged herself in her house on Wednesday night, police said. Her parents broke open the door of the room and rushed her to a hospital where she died without responding to treatment this morning. The death of Subasri comes days after 19-year old Prateebha, academically 'bright' daughter of a farmhand, allegedly ended her life in Villupuram district after failure to clear the NEET, setting off a political blame game over the test. Opposition parties led by DMK raised Prateebha's death in the ongoing assembly session while its leader M K Stalin urged chief ministers of other southern states and West Bengal to oppose the NEET saying it discriminated against non-Hindi speaking ...
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Facebook to offer digital literacy programme for women 3.6.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Social networking giant Facebook today said it has partnered with National Commission for Women (NCW) to launch a digital literacy programme in collaboration with the Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF). As part of the digital literacy programme pilot, awareness training will be conducted for 60,000 women in universities across major cities in Haryana, Delhi-NCR, Manipur, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Maharashtra, and Tamil Nadu over a one-year period, Facebook said in a statement. These interactive sessions will provide training on safe and responsible use of the internet, social media and email and will enable trainees to differentiate between credible and questionable information, it added. The training will be conducted in local languages. "In today's internet age, opportunities for women are immense...However, with more women going online, NCW has witnessed a surge in cyber crime related complaints registered at the commission in the past three years - this trend is worrying," Rekha Sharma, chairperson (I/C) of NCW, ...
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Tamil Nadu: Three Dalits killed for sitting cross-legged by a group of uppe... 1.6.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Tamil Nadu: Three Dalits killed for sitting cross-legged by a group of uppe...
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Opposition urges ruling AIADMK to reach out to DMK to end Assembly boycott issue 31.5.2018 DNA: Popular News
DMK allies including the Congress in Tamil Nadu on Thursday urged the state government to reach out to the main Opposition party to end its boycott of the ongoing Assembly session, while the ruling AIADMK put the ball in its archrival's court. The DMK had announced it would boycott the ongoing budget session of the state assembly, which started on May 29, until the Sterlite copper unit in Tuticorin was "permanently shut." Violence had broken out during an anti-Sterlite protest in Tuticorin on May 22 and 23 which left 13 people dead. The locals were up in arms against the Vedanta Ltd unit over pollution issues. In the Assembly, Congress MLA S Vijayadharini and another DMK ally, KM Mohammed Abubacker of IUML, besides independent legislator TTV Dhinakaran, wanted the ruling AIADMK to reach out to DMK, the main Opposition, in order to ensure it performed its democratic duties. Congress and IUML tried to impress upon the AIADMK on the matter, saying the ruling party's founder and late Chief Minister MG ...
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Hell hath no fury like a mother scorned: Woman chases away leopard who atta... 26.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Hell hath no fury like a mother scorned: Woman chases away leopard who atta...
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UK: Labour Party wants Vedanta delisted from London Stock Exchange 26.5.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
The UK's Opposition, Labour Party, has called for Vedanta to be delisted from the London Stock Exchange following the death of 13 people during violent protests against the mining giant in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu. John McDonnell, the UK's Shadow Chancellor, said removing Vedanta Resources from the London financial markets would prevent reputational damage from the "rogue" company which has been operating "illegal" mining concerns for years. "After the massacre of the protestors this week, regulators must now take action. Vedanta must be immediately delisted from the London Stock Exchange to remove its cloak of respectability, restore confidence in the governance of the Stock Exchange, and prevent further reputational damage to London's financial markets from this rogue corporation," McDonnell said in a statement on Friday. Violent protests had erupted in Tuticorin on Tuesday as locals took to the streets demanding closure of a copper factory of the Vedanta group over pollution concerns. "The news from ...
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Anti-Sterlite protest: Police checks smartphones for photos, videos to arre... 25.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Anti-Sterlite protest: Police checks smartphones for photos, videos to arre...
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Sterlite protests: Death toll goes up to 13; cases registered against MK Stalin, Kamal Haasan 24.5.2018 DNA: Top News
The death toll from police firing at Tuticorin on Thursday went up to 13, even as cases were registered against opposition leaders, including DMK's M K Stalin and actor-politician Kamal Haasan for defying probibitory orders, officials said. Over 100 people were arrested for protesting police firing on Tuesday and Wednesday in the port city that left 13 dead. Amid a political slugfest over the incidents of police-public clashes, DMK leader Stalin held a sit-in protest at Fort St George, the state secretariat, before being physically lifted and removed by security personnel, while Chief Minister K Palaniswami broke his silence and blamed the opposition for "instigating" violence. Among those killed were three women, a senior police officer told PTI. Cases were filed against Stalin, MDMK chief Vaiko, and Kamal Haasan, who recently founded political outfit Makkal Needhi Maiam, for defying prohibitory orders yesterday while visiting a hospital in Tuticorin where those injured in clashes were ...
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DMK president MK Stalin visits hospital to meet injured anti-Sterlite protestors 24.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president MK Stalin visited a government hospital on Wednesday to meet the people, who were injured during the anti-Sterlite protests. One person was killed and three others got injured earlier yesterday as fresh violence broke out in Anna Nagar, thus taking the death toll of the Sterlite protest incident to 12. Earlier, the Tamil Nadu government had transferred the district collector, N Venkatesh, and superintendent of police P. Mahendran. Sandeep Nanduri has been appointed as the new collector of Thoothukudi district. Murali Rambha, meanwhile, will take over Mahendran as the new superintendent of police of the district. Additional security was deployed outside the Thoothukudi General Hospital after a bus was set ablaze there by protesters. On Tuesday, 11 people were killed and over 65 got injured during protests against the construction of a new copper smelter by the Sterlite industries in Thoothukudi. The agitation turned violent after protesters were barred ...
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Tuticorin killings: Death toll goes up to 13; protests against violenc... 23.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Tuticorin killings: Death toll goes up to 13; protests against violenc...
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Anti-Sterlite protest: 11 killed in police firing in Tamil Nadu, CM an... 22.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Anti-Sterlite protest: 11 killed in police firing in Tamil Nadu, CM an...
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Anti-Sterlite protest - Gunning down of protestors in TN is state sponsored... 22.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Anti-Sterlite protest - Gunning down of protestors in TN is state sponsored...
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Election Commission steps up vigil in border areas 6.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
It has sought inter-State cooperation from Income Tax, Excise and police authorities
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Suspected suicide pact: 2 boys found dead, mother hospitalised in Tamil Nad... 4.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
Suspected suicide pact: 2 boys found dead, mother hospitalised in Tamil Nad...
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