25 Jan 2015
Jammu: The Shri Amarnath Shrine Board (SASB) headed by Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Sunday decided that this year's pilgrimage to the cave shrine would start from July 2 and the duration would be for 59 days.
23 Jan 2015
Chennai: Breaking its silence on Union Minister Arun Jaitely's meeting with AIADMK supremo Jayalalithaa that triggered a controversy, Tamil Nadu unit BJP on Friday said it was only to seek her party's support in Rajya Sabha for passage of crucial bills.
31 Dec 2014
Chennai: Governor K Rosaiah on Wednesday led a host of leaders in greeting the people on the occasion of the New Year. In a Raj Bhavan statement, Rosaiah extended his greetings and urged people to stay united to take India to greater heights in all spheres.
22 Jan 2015
Chennai: The electoral battle for the prestigious Srirangam Assembly constituency turned four-cornered on Thursday with CPI(M) jumping into the fray to take on ruling AIADMK besides DMK and BJP in its first bypoll test since the 2011 elections.
23 Jan 2015
New Delhi: A high-level environment ministry panel has given its nod to state-run miner Neyveli Lignite to set up a new thermal power plant of 1,000 MW capacity at a wildlife area in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin district.
21 Jan 2015
Chennai/Dharmapuri: A total of eleven people died in two separate mishaps in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, police said. While seven died and over 50 injured in Dharmapuri District, four two-wheeler riders were killed when a speeding mini truck rammed them at Padi in Chennai and one person is in a critical condition.
25 Dec 2014
Chennai: Christmas was celebrated with usual gaiety and fervour in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. A large number of devotees attended the midnight masses and special prayers held in various churches, including the ancient Santhome Basilica Church here and exchanged greetings.
19 Jan 2015
Chennai: A day after Union Minister Arun Jaitley met All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(AIADMK) chief Jayalalithaa, political parties in Tamil Nadu, including Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam(DMK) and NDA ally Paattali Makkal Katchi(PMK), on Monday questioned its propriety at a time when her appeal against her conviction in an assets case is pending in the Karnataka High Court.
15 Jan 2015
Colombo: Sri Lanka's new President Maithripala Sirisena has sacked the ex-military governor of the Tamil-dominated Northern Province and replaced him with a civilian, in an effort to improve ties with the minority community in the war-ravaged region.
17 Jan 2015
Pilibhit: Amid protests in some parts of Tamil Nadu against a ban on traditional bull taming sport, Union Minister Maneka Gandhi has said that Jallikattu is a western concept that leads to killings of humans and animals.