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Tamil New Year celebrated with traditional fervour

Tamil New Year celebrated with traditional fervour

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...
Tamil Nadu becomes 21st State to join UDAY

Tamil Nadu becomes 21st State to join UDAY

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...

Polling begins for bypolls in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

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...
MoS for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines (IC), Piyush Goyal flagging off the students’ rally at Neyveli Lignite Corporation

MoS for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines (IC), Piyush Goyal flagging off the students’ rally at Neyveli Lignite Corporation

The Minister of State for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines (Independent Charge), Piyush Goyal flagging off the students’ rally at Neyveli Lignite Corporation as part of Swachh Bharat Campaign, in Cuddalore district, Tamil Nadu on October...
Tamil Nadu should benefit from Uday discom debt scheme: Goyal

Tamil Nadu should benefit from Uday discom debt scheme: Goyal

New Delhi, July 12  The central government has extended the date for states to join the Uday debt restructuring scheme for electricity distribution companies to enable those like Tamil Nadu, which are doubtful of its benefits, to sign the agreement,...

Exit polls give Bengal to Mamata, Assam to BJP, Kerala to Left, TN to DMK

New Delhi, May 17  Exit polls at the end of five-state elections on Monday evening predicted a Trinamool sweep in West Bengal, a BJP win in Assam, a Left victory in Kerala but the verdict was split over Tamil Nadu, with advantage to the DMK. The DMK...
President to visit Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh

President to visit Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh

New Delhi, April 15  President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a two-day visit to Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh from Friday, an official statement said.“The president will attend the convocation of the Defence Services Staff College at Wellington (Tamil...
An aerial view of rain hit area in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on December 03, 2015.

An aerial view of rain hit area in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on December 03, 2015.

An aerial view of rain hit area in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on December 03, 2015.
Tamil Nadu to raise $1 bn through Alternative Investment Fund

Tamil Nadu to raise $1 bn through Alternative Investment Fund

Chennai, Aug 24 Tamil Nadu plans to raise $1 billion through the Alternative Investment Fund of the Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Fund Management Corporation Ltd (TNIFMC), a senior government official said.The TNIFMC is an asset management company set up...
The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi pays homage to the former President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, at burial site, Rameswaram,

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi pays homage to the former President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, at burial site, Rameswaram,

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi pays homage to the former President of India, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, at burial site, Rameswaram, in Tamil Nadu on July 30, 2015.
Tamil Nadu aiming at Rs.100,000 crore investment in 2015

Tamil Nadu aiming at Rs.100,000 crore investment in 2015

Kolkata, April 23  As part of its drive to invite investment, Tamil Nadu has targeted drawing investment of Rs.100,000 crore in 2015, of which Rs.52,000 crore is nearly on the verge of being signed, and another Rs.21,000 crore is under consideration. “Our...
Tamil Nadu celebrates New Year

Tamil Nadu celebrates New Year

Chennai, April 14  People celebrated the Tamil New Year across the state on Tuesday in a traditional way by visiting temples in the morning. “Puthandu Vazthukkal” (New Year greetings) is how friends and relatives greeted one another in person...
TDMK, PMK hit out at decision to scrap power project bids

TDMK, PMK hit out at decision to scrap power project bids

Chennai, March 16  Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu Sunday criticised the AIADMK government following the state power utility’s decision to scrap the two bids for the much delayed Udangudi power project. “The case of the Udangudi thermal...

Tamil Nadu ranked one of the best performing states: ASSOCHAM

Chennai, March 16  Ahead of its Global Investors Meet scheduled this May, Tamil Nadu got a booster dose on Sunday with industry lobby body ASSOCHAM ranking the state as one of the best performers in the country. In a statement issued on Sunday, the Associated...

Tamil Nadu to get additional power from Kudankulam n-plant

Chennai, March 9  The central government assured Tamil Nadu of 100 MW additional power from the second 1,000 MW nuclear power plant at Kudankulam, said a state government release. According to the release, Union minister of state for power, coal, new...

Polling begins in Srirangam bye-election in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Feb 13  Voting began Friday morning in the bye-election for the Srirangam assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu. Polling began at 7 a.m. and will continue till 6 p.m. A total of 322 polling booths have been set up for around 270,000 voters to...

Tamil Nadu ready to sign MoU with Railways: CM

Chennai, Feb 7  Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O.Panneerselvam expressed the state’s willingness to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Indian Railways for implementing three projects through a special company. In a letter to union Railway...

Tamil Nadu looking at offshore wind farms

Chennai, Feb 4  The finalisation of government policy on setting up offshore wind farms will be a welcome feature as Tamil Nadu is looking to generate 200 MW of electricity from offshore wind farm projects, said a top official of the Tamil Nadu Energy...
Tamil Nadu pays homage to tsunami victims

Tamil Nadu pays homage to tsunami victims

Chennai, Dec 26  People along Tamil Nadu’s coastal districts affected by the 2004 tsunami paid tearful homage to the thousands who were swallowed by the killer wave on this day 10 years ago. Over 8,000 people were killed in Tamil Nadu by the giant...
MRPL moves 6200 MT of Petcoke through barge to Tamil Nadu

MRPL moves 6200 MT of Petcoke through barge to Tamil Nadu

Mangalore, 6th December 2014 MRPL has successfully completed the first coastal dispatch of 6200 Metric Tonnes of Petroleum Coke (Petcoke) throughbarge “Suryamukhi” from NMPT Jetty #6, today. This Pet Coke parcel has been sold to Ramco Cements Limited...