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10-yr-old dies of suspected dengue at Chennai hospital

In yet another case of suspected dengue, a 10-year-old girl of Chengam died at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

04 Aug 2017

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Authorities told to produce Valarmathi

Valarmathi, a suspended post-graduate student of journalism in Periyar University, Salem, was arrested on July 13 for participating in agitations against the hydrocarbon project at Neduvasal.

04 Aug 2017

Petition to replace unqualified Archakas

A writ plea has been filed in the HC to remove unqualified archakas (priests) in temples.

04 Aug 2017

Merger chances slim as OPS sees no patch-up signs

Chances for the much hyped merger of both factions of the AIADMK look bleak as former Chief Minister O Panneerselvam heading the rebel faction said that there were no signs of rapprochement.

04 Aug 2017

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How long will it take to employ 4 lakh teachers?

The HC has directed the Government to answer how long it will take to recruit 4 lakh teachers who will be graduating from various teacher training institutions (TTIs) in the State by the end of 2018.

04 Aug 2017

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Stagnant water at your place? Prepare to pay up

The stagnant fresh water source could lead to spread of infection to the entire neighbourhood.

04 Aug 2017

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14-year-old gives birth, police arrest man, son-in-law for rape

Two persons have been arrested by the Kancheepuram police for raping a 14-year old last year who delivered her baby at a hospital on Sunday.

04 Aug 2017

Divya Bharati. (Express Photo | Romani Agarwal)
FIR against Divya Bharathi on PT leader’s plaint

An FIR has been filed against documentary filmmaker Divya Bharathi for inciting communal clashes through her documentary film Kakkoos.

04 Aug 2017

CBI probe sought in R K Nagar bypoll case

Advocate Vairakannan filed an affidavit seeking CBI probe into the allegation of large-scale bribing during the cancelled by-poll to the RK Nagar Assembly constituency.

04 Aug 2017

‘Department call to promote desi shrimp species’

The State Fisheries Department has called for phasing out of alien shrimp species in order to revive and protect the native species.

04 Aug 2017

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NIA grills two in Tamil Nadu for allegedly supporting IS on social media

Based on posts on some social media platforms, NIA officials zeroed in on the duo in the city and were carrying out an inquiry.

04 Aug 2017

Para-athlete Mariyappan Thangavelu. (File | AFP)
Paralympian Mariyappan Thangavelu thrilled to be recommended for Arjuna Award

Tamil Nadu's para-athlete Mariyappan Thangavelu and former national table tennis champion Anthony Amalraj today expressed joy over being recommended for the Arjuna Award.

03 Aug 2017

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Tamil Nadu: 2 more succumb to dengue in Coimbatore; 1 dies of swine flu

The Tamil Nadu government had stated on July 22 that it was acting on a "war-footing" to tackle the spread of dengue fever in some parts of the state.

03 Aug 2017

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Tamil Nadu Film employees body FEFSI calls off strike, to resume work

The Film Employees Federation of South India today called off their two-day stir on a wage revision issue and announced resumption of work from tomorrow.

03 Aug 2017

File photo of O Panneerselvam at Jaya Samadhi in Chennai. (EPS | P Jawahar)
Yet to hear from Amma faction on AIADMK merger: Panneerselvam

His statement comes in the wake of heightened expectations of unification of the ruling party, with the AIADMK (Amma) giving indications in this regard.

03 Aug 2017

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High power rate to make railway ‘disconnect’ TANGEDCO ties

Exorbitant tariff rates quoted by the TANGEDCO has forced the Southern Railway to look for a better deal with a public sector company to cater to its electricity needs.

03 Aug 2017

‘Centre’s bid to snatch power over OBC list’

DMK MP TKS Elangovan on Wednesday cautioned against snatching away the authority of States in fixing the list of Other Backward Classes.

03 Aug 2017

Water flows through the check dam in Pullur near Vaniyambadi on Wednesday | Express
Rains bring a ritual from brink

Villages near Andra Pradesh has so far received an average of 100 cm of rain in the last three days, with places around Vaniyambadi receiving most of it.

03 Aug 2017

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Despite high hopes, post-GST booze sales in Pondicherry go down by 25 per cent

Despite the withdrawal of six per cent service tax on liquor served in restaurants the cost of drinking hasn’t come down in Puducherry.

03 Aug 2017

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Now, Tiruchy will be closer to Thailand with AirAsia

A new entrant to Tiruchy International Airport, Thai Air Asia will be connecting Bangkok to the city starting September 29.

03 Aug 2017

Youth says he was victim in kidnap footage, police aren’t quite convinced

A day after a youth was kidnapped in broad daylight in a Jaguar car by a gang, the police are yet to ascertain the victim and the kidnapper gang.

03 Aug 2017