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  • This Madurai schoolteacher holds the record for world’s longest ear hair Dec 01, 2022 12:40 PM IST

    This Madurai schoolteacher holds the record for world’s longest ear hair

    Anthony Victor has hair sprouting from the centre of his outer ears that measures 18.1 centimetres at its longest point.

  • IT Dept conducts searches in 40 locations in TN connected to top 5 suppliers to PDS shops Nov 23, 2022 06:02 PM IST

    IT Dept conducts searches in 40 locations in TN connected to top 5 suppliers to PDS shops

    This follows complaints from the public about the substandard quality of rice, jaggery, and other items in the Pongal gift hamper given to Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corp and produced by Arunachala Impex.

  • Narendra Modi inaugurates Kashi Tamil Sangamam Nov 19, 2022 03:19 PM IST

    Narendra Modi inaugurates Kashi Tamil Sangamam

    More than 2,500 delegates from Tamil Nadu are visiting Varanasi and will participate in seminars and visit to interact with local people of similar trade, profession and interest.

  • As OPS cozies up to Dhinakaran, latter says 'Two Leaves' must to win polls Nov 19, 2022 01:33 PM IST

    As OPS cozies up to Dhinakaran, latter says 'Two Leaves' must to win polls

    Aiming to test the waters, Panneerselvam on Friday expressed his desire to meet Dhinakaran to unite all the AIADMK factions.

  • Tamil Nadu: Obtaining cashew harvesting rights helped a tribal community make profits Nov 18, 2022 03:58 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu: Obtaining cashew harvesting rights helped a tribal community make profits

    The group comprising 80 members of the Irula tribe, residing in the Ariyalur district, reportedly made a profit of Rs 3.5 lakh after expenses by harvesting cashew nuts.

  • EWS Reservation | Why MK Stalin and Pinarayi Vijayan are not on the same page Nov 18, 2022 11:41 AM IST

    EWS Reservation | Why MK Stalin and Pinarayi Vijayan are not on the same page

    Both Vijayan and Stalin are ‘comrades-in-arms’ when federalism is threatened by the BJP-led Union government; not when it comes to EWS reservation

  • TN political parties must not go soft on terror Nov 17, 2022 09:51 AM IST

    TN political parties must not go soft on terror

    The worry in Tamil Nadu is that the assassins' release will again fan the flames of separatism that have over the decades, been more or less extinguished in the state

  • We reject Constitutional amendment for quota to EWS: All-party meeting Nov 12, 2022 05:56 PM IST

    We reject Constitutional amendment for quota to EWS: All-party meeting

    The meeting, boycotted by Principal opposition AIADMK and its ally BJP, urged the State government to register its opinions when a review petition is filed.

  • Man opens own bank in Tamil Nadu, cons thousands. Then, RBI gets involved Nov 09, 2022 05:40 PM IST

    Man opens own bank in Tamil Nadu, cons thousands. Then, RBI gets involved

    The "bank" gave out loans at rates higher than what was fixed by the RBI, the police said.

  • Tamil Nadu eyes Rs 75,000 crore investments in aerospace & defence sectors Nov 08, 2022 07:17 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu eyes Rs 75,000 crore investments in aerospace & defence sectors

    Stalin said the policy aims at providing enhanced support to micro, small and medium enterprises sector and start-ups in the two sectors.

  • RSS cancels November 6 events in Tamil Nadu, to appeal against HC verdict allowing route marches with riders Nov 05, 2022 01:47 PM IST

    RSS cancels November 6 events in Tamil Nadu, to appeal against HC verdict allowing route marches with riders

    A Sangh source had earlier confirmed that the organisation has decided to postpone the route marches and public meetings.

  • Mamata Banerjee plays drums at West Bengal Governor's family function in Chennai | Watch Nov 03, 2022 08:25 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee plays drums at West Bengal Governor's family function in Chennai | Watch

    The viral video shows It shows Mamata Banerjee first greeting the artistes and then gesturing to one of them for their drumsticks before playing the "Chenda melam" herself.

  • As interest costs rise, auto parts maker Wheels India cuts back capex by 25% Nov 01, 2022 07:47 PM IST

    As interest costs rise, auto parts maker Wheels India cuts back capex by 25%

    A fairly large chunk of the Rs. 150 crore in capex this year will be for a new machining plant in Thervoy Kandigai.

  • Mamata Banerjee likely to hold meeting with Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin in Chennai Nov 01, 2022 01:24 PM IST

    Mamata Banerjee likely to hold meeting with Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin in Chennai

    Banerjee will travel to the southern metropolis on Wednesday as she has been invited by West Bengal Governor La Ganesan to his elder brother's birthday on November 3.

  • Prime Minister, Tamil Nadu Governor, Stalin pay tributes to Muthuramalinga Thevar Oct 30, 2022 03:42 PM IST

    Prime Minister, Tamil Nadu Governor, Stalin pay tributes to Muthuramalinga Thevar

    The Governor "hailed the yeoman services of Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar.

  • NIA begins probe in to Tamil Nadu car explosion Oct 30, 2022 02:52 PM IST

    NIA begins probe in to Tamil Nadu car explosion

    The police, as part of its probe earlier, had recovered 75-kg of low intensity explosive material that goes into the making of country bombs.

  • North East monsoon sets in: IMD Oct 29, 2022 01:31 PM IST

    North East monsoon sets in: IMD

    Tamil Nadu receives the bulk of its annual rainfall during the northeast monsoon, which prevails over between October and December.

  • Rs 6,000-crore Sivakasi fireworks industry eyes China-dominated global market Oct 25, 2022 08:43 PM IST

    Rs 6,000-crore Sivakasi fireworks industry eyes China-dominated global market

    Industry players based in the city want to make inroads in the global export market, where China holds the edge with an annual turnover of Rs 26,000 crore, says a report.

  • We will roll out graphene condoms in the next few months, says KB George, CMD, HLL Lifecare Oct 20, 2022 05:06 PM IST

    We will roll out graphene condoms in the next few months, says KB George, CMD, HLL Lifecare

  • Tamil Nadu's debt burden grew by 22.43% in FY20-21: CAG report Oct 19, 2022 08:55 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu's debt burden grew by 22.43% in FY20-21: CAG report

    The report recommended the government to initiate measures for creating increased fiscal space through augmenting its own revenues so as to avoid utilisation of capital receipts to meet revenue expenditure and to achieve the target set in the Tamil Nadu Fiscal Responsibility Act.

  • 40 million tonne of coal stock will available with thermal power plants by March: Coal minister Oct 12, 2022 09:00 PM IST

    40 million tonne of coal stock will available with thermal power plants by March: Coal minister

    The minister’s announcement is significant because TPPs in India have managed to have a combined reserve coal stock of only about 24-25 million tons, which is enough to generate power for about 10 days.

  • Tamil Nadu to ban online rummy and poker games Oct 07, 2022 07:26 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu to ban online rummy and poker games

    South India is a particularly important market for skill-based games such as Rummy, which has a significant penetration in these states.

  • Tamil Nadu govt invites aircraft manufacturer to invest in state Oct 05, 2022 07:38 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu govt invites aircraft manufacturer to invest in state

    Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, T M Anbarasan during his visit to the MSV International Engineering Fair at Czech Republic was explained about the investment opportunities available in their country by the senior government officials.

  • Nazara Technologies shares under pressure as TN bans online gaming Sep 27, 2022 02:10 PM IST

    Nazara Technologies shares under pressure as TN bans online gaming

    Nazara is a diversified gaming and sports media platform with a presence in India and across emerging and developed global markets such as Africa and North America, with offerings across the interactive gaming, e-sports and gamified early learning ecosystems.

  • Tamil Nadu cabinet passes ordinance to ban online games with stakes Sep 26, 2022 06:57 PM IST

    Tamil Nadu cabinet passes ordinance to ban online games with stakes

    Tamil Nadu government had earlier filed a petition challenging the Madras High Court's judgement that had struck down the state's ban on online gambling in August 2021.