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At 1,550, Tamil Nadu has most no. of abandoned kids, says survey

At 1,550, Tamil Nadu has most no. of abandoned kids, says survey

CHENNAI: has the highest number of abandoned children ? 1,550 from the ages of 7 to18 ? living in child care institutions across the state, revealed a recent report released by the of Women and Child Development. The report, Mapping of Child Care Institutions under the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015, […]

Class IX & X Tamil Nadu students too to get free laptops soon

Class IX & X Tamil Nadu students too to get free laptops soon

COIMBATORE: In a major push to technology-driven learning, the state government has planned to extend the free laptop scheme, currently meant for higher secondary and college students, to Class IX and X students of government and government-aided schools across the state. The first ?formal? intimation of the proposal was made […]

10 Ayyappa pilgrims from Medak killed in TN mishap

10 Ayyappa pilgrims from Medak killed in TN mishap

HYDERABAD: A pall of gloom descended on four villages of Narsapur mandal in Medak district after 10 Ayyappa pilgrims on their way home were killed and five others injured when their tempo collided head-on with a truck in Pudukottai district of on Sunday. The incident happened around 3pm while they […]

Engineering student killed over love affair

Engineering student killed over love affair

THANJAVUR: A 20-year-old engineering student near in , who was found dead on Saturday morning, had been murdered by three of his friends over a love affair, police said on Sunday. The Thiruvidaimaruthur police arrested three youths in connection with the of S Munthasar of Avaniyapuram in Thiruvidaimaruthur. Munthasar?s body […]

TN woman stabs mom-in-law, commits suicide

TN woman stabs mom-in-law, commits suicide

TRICHY: A 45-year-old stabbed her mother-in-law with a machete and committed suicide near Thiruverumbur in district on Saturday night. The deceased has been identified as M Eswari of Krishna Samuthiram. Her mother-in-law, Chinnaponnu, 60, who suffered stab injuries, was admitted to Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital () in Trichy. According […]

TN: College boy kidnapped for ransom, found dead

TN: College boy kidnapped for ransom, found dead

KUMBAKONAM: A 19-year-old , who was allegedly kidnapped for a ransom of Rs five lakh, was found dead near Thirubhuvanam near here on Saturday, police said. , a second year student of a private college, had told his mother that he was going to visit his sister, the police said. […]

Tamil Nadu government launches Pongal scheme

Tamil Nadu government launches Pongal scheme

CHENNAI: The government Saturday launched a scheme of providing Rs 1,000 to all ration card-holders on the occasion of Pongal festival, being celebrated on January 15. Chief Minister K Palaniswami launched the scheme by giving away Rs 1,000 each to 10 beneficiaries at a function here. He also also gave […]

TN: 11,000kg of banned plastic products seized

TN: 11,000kg of banned plastic products seized

Madurai: More than 11,000kg of plastics products have been seized from in district in the last three days. Ramanathapuram district collector on Friday held a review meeting on the plastic ban. He said that it was estimated that there were about 10,500 shops in the district. As many as 37 […]

Tiruvarur byelection: AMMK fields S Kamaraj

Tiruvarur byelection: AMMK fields S Kamaraj

CHENNAI: Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagham functionary is the party?s candidate for the January 28 byelection in Tiruvarur assembly constituency, deputy general secretary said on Friday. The AMMK has become the first among the three major contenders ? the AIADMK and the DMK being the other two — to name the […]

Coimbatore Vizha begins

Coimbatore Vizha begins

COIMBATORE: From food to music to science and technology, the eleventh edition of will have something for everyone from the city. The Vizha was inaugurated at the VOC Park on Friday. Speaking at the event, city police commissioner Sumit Saran said while Coimbatore was known for education, industry and healthcare, […]