Tamil Nadu

Chennai tourist injured in stone-pelting incident dies in Kashmir

Chennai tourist injured in stone-pelting incident dies in Kashmir

The police said protesters attacked several vehicles with rocks as the valley was observing a shutdown in protest against the deaths of five civilians during the Shopian encounter A 22-year-old tourist was killed and a local woman injured in an incident of stone throwing at Narbal on the Srinagar-Gulmarg road …

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Foodgrain production rebounds to 110 lakh tonnes

Foodgrain production rebounds to 110 lakh tonnes

State seeing stabilisation of output for a normal year; rising millet share a pattern now; depleting water table, a concern A normal northeast monsoon and below-par realisation of the Cauvery water in 2017 did not come in the way of Tamil Nadu farmers registering around 110 lakh tonnes of foodgrain …

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Spent fuel will be stored at KKNPP site itself: NPCIL

Spent fuel will be stored at KKNPP site itself: NPCIL

Says plant has enough capacity to store it for a few years more The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) plans to hold the spent nuclear fuel from the two units at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) at the site itself till the ‘away from reactor’ (AFR) is ready. …

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Beware of selfish forces, focus on studies, CM tells students

Beware of selfish forces, focus on studies, CM tells students

Urges them not to fall for false information Warning that “certain selfish forces” were attempting to ruin their studies, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Friday advised the students of the Pachaiyappa’s College to remain focussed on their academics and not waste their time on “distractions”. However, he didn’t elaborate …

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‘Kathiri’ has a cool start

‘Kathiri’ has a cool start

The peak summer season, locally known as ‘kathiri,’ had relatively a cool start in the State on Friday. The maximum temperature dropped a few notches in many places and the weather pattern may continue for two or three more days. Thunderstorms in several interior parts of the State on Thursday …

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Raid on gutkha factory was a cover-up operation: Stalin

Raid on gutkha factory was a cover-up operation: Stalin

Demands arrest of Minister, policeman The seizure of gutkha and pan masala from a betel nut manufacturing unit in Kannampalayam by the Coimbatore rural police on April 28 was a cover-up operation, for which Municipal Administration Minister S.P. Velumani and Superintendent of Police Pa. Moorthy should have been arrested, DMK …

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Stalin blames Centre for confusion over NEET

Stalin blames Centre for confusion over NEET

Allotment of centres outside State unfair: Kamal Haasan Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin on Thursday criticised the Centre for not making necessary arrangements so that all students from Tamil Nadu could write the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) in centres within the State. In a statement, …

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4 tmc can meet only 80 days of drinking water needs

4 tmc can meet only 80 days of drinking water needs

The quantum of four thousand million cubic feet (tmc), the release of which was directed by the Supreme Court to Karnataka on Thursday, would be sufficient to meet the bare minimum drinking water requirements of the State for 80 days. But this calculation holds good only when the authorities continue …

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Parties warn of continuous struggle for Cauvery

Parties warn of continuous struggle for Cauvery

Centre accused of finding lame excuses on constitution of Cauvery Board DMK working president M.K. Stalin on Thursday said there would be no option but to convert Tamil Nadu into a hub of struggle if the Centre sought more time and dodged the constitution of the Cauvery Management Board (CMB). …

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