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Major fire disrupts power production in Mettur Thermal plant

Major fire disrupts power production in Mettur Thermal plant

🕔14:07, 18.May 2021

Chennai, May 18  A major fire erupted on Tuesday at the Mettur Thermal power plant in Salem, Tamil Nadu, leading to a disruption in the facility’s power production. Officials at the power plant are trying to ascertain the cause of

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Covid strategy remains same irrespective of variants: Harsh Vardhan

Covid strategy remains same irrespective of variants: Harsh Vardhan

🕔07:08, 14.May 2021

New Delhi, May 14  Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Thursday said that the strategy against coronavirus remains the same, irrespective of its variants. Reviewing the public health response to Covid-19 and progress of vaccination with the Health Ministers of

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PM dedicates to the nation and lays foundation stone of key projects of oil and gas sector in Tamil Nadu

PM dedicates to the nation and lays foundation stone of key projects of oil and gas sector in Tamil Nadu

🕔19:04, 17.Feb 2021

Over Rs. 50,000 Crore worth oil and gas projects have been approved for implementation in Tamil Nadu in last 6 years: PM Our Government is sensitive to the concerns of the middle class: PM We have planned to spend seven

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With One Nation One Ration Card reform, TN can borrow more

With One Nation One Ration Card reform, TN can borrow more

🕔20:37, 15.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 15  Tamil Nadu has become the 11th state in the country to successfully undertake “One Nation One Ration Card system” reform stipulated by the Finance Ministry, and has become eligible to mobilise additional financial resources of Rs

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Tamil Nadu, Arunachal join One Nation One Ration Card scheme

Tamil Nadu, Arunachal join One Nation One Ration Card scheme

🕔07:39, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2  Two more States, Tamil Nadu and Arunachal Pradesh have been integrated with the existing national portability cluster of 26 States/UTs under the One Nation One Ration Card, said Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public

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Centre releases 3rd instalment of Rs 6K cr grant to states

Centre releases 3rd instalment of Rs 6K cr grant to states

🕔17:42, 10.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 10  In an attempt to assist state governments to effectively address situation arising out of Covid-19, the Central Government on Wednesday released the third instalment of states’ share of revenue deficit grant amounting to over Rs 6,000

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Mahabalipuram all geared up for Modi-Xi informal summit

Mahabalipuram all geared up for Modi-Xi informal summit

🕔11:22, 11.Oct 2019

Chennai, Oct 11 Tamil Nadu’s picturesque seaside town of Mahabalipuram is all geared up to host the second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping that begins on Friday. Xi lands here in the afternoon, and

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Modi to visit Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, launch several projects

Modi to visit Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, launch several projects

🕔21:16, 5.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 5  Ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Wednesday visit Kalaburagi in Karnataka and Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu to launch various development projects. The projects encompass sectors like energy, health and

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Himachal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu front runners in SDG index: NITI Aayog

Himachal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu front runners in SDG index: NITI Aayog

🕔08:31, 22.Dec 2018

New Delhi, Dec 22  Himachal Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu have come out as the front runners in implementing the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) targets, as per a NITI Aayog report released on Friday. The government’s premier think tank

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Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance and Corporate Affairs, Piyush Goyal interacting with the children after flagging off a Swachh Bharat Mission rally

Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance and Corporate Affairs, Piyush Goyal interacting with the children after flagging off a Swachh Bharat Mission rally

🕔13:39, 15.Jun 2018 Read Full Article
Tamil New Year celebrated with traditional fervour

Tamil New Year celebrated with traditional fervour

🕔12:40, 14.Apr 2018

Chennai, April 14  People across Tamil Nadu welcomed the Tamil New Year or “Vilambi” with traditional fervor. People greeted each other by saying “Puthaandu Vazhthukkal”. The Tamil New Year is celebrated on the first day of the Tamil month Chithirai

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Tamil Nadu should double wind energy capacity: IEEFA

Tamil Nadu should double wind energy capacity: IEEFA

🕔12:06, 7.Feb 2018

New Delhi, Feb 7  Tamil Nadu should double its wind energy capacity to 15 gigawatts (GW) and increase its solar capacity six-fold to 13.8 GW by 2026-27 whilst simultaneously delivering cheaper electricity, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis

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TN for increase in Centre’s contribution to Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

TN for increase in Centre’s contribution to Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

🕔14:30, 18.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 18  Tamil Nadu on Thursday urged Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to increase the central government’s contribution in the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) from Rs 1.5 lakh per beneficiary to Rs 5.4 lakh. Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief

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Natural Resources Rights: FUTURE OF SAND QUARRIES…

Natural Resources Rights: FUTURE OF SAND QUARRIES…

🕔10:53, 15.Dec 2017

Natural Resources Rights FUTURE OF SAND QUARRIES By Dr S Saraswathi (Former Director, ICSSR, New Delhi)  The Real estate industry, a major feature of development, got a rude shock in Tamil Nadu when the Madurai Branch of the Madras High

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Home Ministry to set up panel for assessing ‘Ockhi’ damage

Home Ministry to set up panel for assessing ‘Ockhi’ damage

🕔10:14, 15.Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 15  The Union Home Ministry is constituting an inter ministerial central committee for the spot assessment of damage and admissibility of claims of the states hit by Cyclone Ockhi, an official said on Thursday. The committee will

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IT raids 33 places in Tamil Nadu

IT raids 33 places in Tamil Nadu

🕔10:55, 28.Nov 2017

Chennai, Nov 28  Income Tax (IT) officials on Tuesday raided 33 premises in Tamil Nadu here and Madurai belonging to three business groups. It is a follow-up to its earlier searches linked to jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala’s kin and

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Tamil Nadu celebrates Diwali with traditional fervour

Tamil Nadu celebrates Diwali with traditional fervour

🕔09:46, 18.Oct 2017

Chennai, Oct 18  Tamil Nadu woke up to the sounds of crackers and the visual treat of diyas on Diwali – the festival of lights – early on Wednesday morning. People had special sesame oil bath and wore new clothes.

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Tamil New Year celebrated with traditional fervour

Tamil New Year celebrated with traditional fervour

🕔10:11, 14.Apr 2017

Chennai, April 14  Tamil Nadu welcomed “Heyvilambi”- the Tamil New Year – on Friday with traditional fervour with people visiting temples and wearing new clothes. “Puthandu Vazthukkal” (New Year greetings) is how friends and relatives greeted one another in the

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Tamil Nadu becomes 21st State to join UDAY

Tamil Nadu becomes 21st State to join UDAY

🕔07:38, 10.Jan 2017

New Delhi, Jan 09 Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal presided over the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the UjwalDISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) with the Government

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Polling begins for bypolls in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Polling begins for bypolls in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

🕔11:33, 19.Nov 2016

Chennai, Nov 19  The polling for three Tamil Nadu assembly constituencies — Thirupparankundram, Aravakkurichi and Thanjavur — and the lone Nellithope constituency in Puducherry began at 7 a.m. on Saturday.In Tamil Nadu, nearly 7.54 lakh voters are expected to exercise

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