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June 12, 2024

Toxic fume from sewer line enters toilets at homes, kills 3 in Pondy

TOXIC fume emanating from an underground sewer line entered the toilets of homes and asphyxiated two women and a 15-year-old girl at Pudhunagar in Reddiarpalayam in Puducherry early on Tuesday.

1 min

Mohan Majhi gets the Odisha BJP baton; new CMs to take oath today

SINGH DEO AND PARIDA SELECTED AS DEPUTY CMs

Mohan Majhi gets the Odisha BJP baton; new CMs to take oath today

1 min

MODI, SHAH TO ATTEND ANDHRA CEREMONY

TELUGU Desam Party chief N Chandrababu Naidu will be sworn in as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday.

MODI, SHAH TO ATTEND ANDHRA CEREMONY

1 min

NEET sanctity breached, says SC, issues notice to NTA

OBSERVING that the sanctity of the NEET-UG exam for admission to medical courses has been affected following a raging controversy over awarding grace marks and an alleged paper leak, the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued notice to the National Testing Agency (NTA) for its detailed reply on a batch of pleas seeking a fresh test.

1 min

Status report on Adichanallur museum sought

THE Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court recently directed the superintending archaeologist of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) (Tiruchy Circle) to file a status report on a petition that states that the temporary on-site museum at Adichanallur in Thoothukudi district was damaged in the floods last year.

1 min

Guidelines framed for new health insurance scheme for govt staff, pensioners

THE Health Department has framed guidelines for the implementation of a new health insurance scheme for government employees and pensioners which facilitates cashless treatment at government hospitals.

1 min

4 yrs on, railway restores 140 pairs of express trains to passenger category

Minimum fare reduced from ₹30 to ₹10 in March without notification will now be permanent

1 min

Minors' bid to learn driving turns fatal as SUV rams car in Namakkal

TWO youth, aged 14 and 17, who were practising to drive a car died after being hit by a speeding vehicle when they strayed on to the highway on Monday night at Kabilarmalai in Namakkal district.

Minors' bid to learn driving turns fatal as SUV rams car in Namakkal

1 min

Mayor Priya reviews city's preparedness for monsoon

CHENNAI Mayor R Priya held a review meeting on Tuesday with corporation officials on the ongoing developmental projects and preparatory measures in place for the south west monsoon.

1 min

Waterbody pollution: Notice to 2 firms

IN the wake of a complaint to the Chief Minister's grievance cell from a resident in Sriperumbudur regarding pollution of a local waterbody, the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) has issued notices to two factories in the area.

Waterbody pollution: Notice to 2 firms

1 min

Driver crushed to death under bus

A 40-year-old driver of a private company bus died in a freak accident near Chromepet on Monday.

1 min

30 dogs' mouths & legs tied with metal wire, removed from Mahindra Aquality

OVER 30 stray dogs, including 12 puppies, were allegedly removed from Mahindra Aquality, a luxurious residential locality within Mahindra World City, in a most inhumane manner.

30 dogs' mouths & legs tied with metal wire, removed from Mahindra Aquality

1 min

Co-op banks hike limit for edu loans from ₹1L to ₹5L, interest rate is 10%

COOPERATION Minister K R Periyakaruppan said on Tuesday that cooperative banks will offer education loans of up to ₹5 lakh starting from this academic year.

1 min

Congress chief wants party to go alone in polls, EVKS points to 'loss record'

THE Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) on Tuesday resolved to initiate immediate measures to strengthen the party structure from the poll booth level.

Congress chief wants party to go alone in polls, EVKS points to 'loss record'

1 min

Budget session advanced by four days due to Vikravandi poll

THE continuation of the budget session of the state Assembly, scheduled to begin from June 24, has been advanced to June 20, said Assembly Secretary K Srinivasan in a release.

1 min

K'taka BJP MP is Jal Shakti MoS, TN farmers livid

A day after Karnataka BJP MP V Somanna was appointed as the Union Minister of State for Jal Shakti, farmers and political parties in the state said the appointment is an injustice done to Tamil Nadu, since inter-state water disputes remain between the two southern states.

1 min

STALIN VOWS TO ROOT OUT DRUG MENACE IN STATE

Promises to kick-start massive movement soon, urges depts to take coordinated action

STALIN VOWS TO ROOT OUT DRUG MENACE IN STATE

2 mins

Textile industry in TN looks up to central govt to regain its past glory

DECLINE in orders from the West has affected at least 35% of spinning mills and fabric manufacturers in Coimbatore and Tiruppur districts.

Textile industry in TN looks up to central govt to regain its past glory

1 min

Child labour: Legislation sought to recognise all under 18 as children

On World Day Against Child Labour, Tamil Nadu Child Rights Watch (TNCRW) and Campaign against Child Labour - Tamil Nadu (CACL-TN) have appealed to the union government to enact legislative reforms, ensuring that all individuals under the age of 18 are uniformly recognised as children across all laws to prevent their employment as labourers.

1 min

Indian univs to offer admissions twice a year along the lines of foreign varsities: UGC

INDIAN universities and higher education institutions (HEIs) will now be allowed to offer admissions twice a year on lines of foreign universities.

Indian univs to offer admissions twice a year along the lines of foreign varsities: UGC

1 min

Anniyur Siva is DMK's choice for Vikravandi bypoll

AIADMK may pick R Muthamil Selvan, PMK likely to join byelection fight in BJP alliance

Anniyur Siva is DMK's choice for Vikravandi bypoll

2 mins

Fake blood donors scam patients' kin, suck money and scoot

ON May 31, 30-year-old R Manikandan from Thanjavur was scrambling to find an AB-positive blood donor for his friend's wife who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital for cancer.

Fake blood donors scam patients' kin, suck money and scoot

1 min

Police nab former mutt assistant from Varanasi

Hours after his anticipatory bail petition was rejected, a 48-year-old man wanted in connection with the Dharmapuram aadheenam extortion case was arrested by a special police team from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh on Monday night.

1 min

Two Indians recruited by Russian army killed in war

TWO Indian nationals recruited by the Russian army were killed in the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine recently, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Tuesday.

1 min

KEY MODI MINISTERS JOIN WORK

AMIT Shah on Tuesday took charge of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, with his deputies Nityanand Rai and Bandi Sanjay Kumar.

KEY MODI MINISTERS JOIN WORK

5 mins

BJP paid price for trying to change Constitution: Rahul

ON his first visit to Rae Bareli after the Lok Sabha elections, Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday commented that had his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra contested from Varanasi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would have lost by 2-3 lakh votes.

BJP paid price for trying to change Constitution: Rahul

1 min

MP okays ₹24K cr power subsidy, 46K vacancies for health sector

THE Dr Mohan Yadav-led BJP government in Madhya Pradesh, on Tuesday, approved ~24,420 crore subsidy on electricity and over 46,000 new vacancies in the health sector.

MP okays ₹24K cr power subsidy, 46K vacancies for health sector

1 min

Son Kartikeya or a key aide-who will succeed Shivraj from Budhni?

WHILE Shivraj Singh Chouhan made debut as a union minister in Delhi, assuming charge of agriculture-farmers welfare and rural development ministries on Tuesday, the ruling BJP circles in state speculated about the possible names who could succeed the 65-yearold ex-CM in his assembly constituency Budhni.

Son Kartikeya or a key aide-who will succeed Shivraj from Budhni?

1 min

Grief grips Jaipur as bodies of J&K terror victims arrive

10 died as bus carrying pilgrims attacked by terrorists fell into a deep gorge at Reasi in Jammu & Kashmir

Grief grips Jaipur as bodies of J&K terror victims arrive

2 mins

Didi moves EC for polling in 10 constituencies

AFTER the Election Commission announced that by-elections in four assembly seats will be held on July 10, the Trinamool Congress wrote to the poll panel urging it to also conduct bypolls in six other constituencies that are going to be vacant as the MLAs from there have been elected as MPs.

1 min

7 FIRS, over 200 held after arson hits C'garh town

AFTER a day of violence and arson perpetrated by thousands of Satnami protesters, the district administration in Chhattisgarh swiftly responded.

1 min

Disquiet in BJP as Cong turncoats take oath in Gujarat

APPOINTMENT of Congress turncoats as ministers in Gujarat is likely to stoke dissension in the BJP, according to some ruling party leaders.

Disquiet in BJP as Cong turncoats take oath in Gujarat

1 min

Results a reality check for BJP, says RSS ideologue

THE Lok Sabha poll results are a \"reality check for overconfident\" BJP leaders and workers, said RSS ideologue and columnist Ratan Sharda.

Results a reality check for BJP, says RSS ideologue

1 min

Tata Motors looks for 20% PV market share by 2030

BUOYED by success of Nexon and Punch, Tata Motors has set an ambitious target to achieve 18-20% share in the Indian passenger vehicle (PV) market.

Tata Motors looks for 20% PV market share by 2030

1 min

'India will be global leader in the age of AI'

INDIA will overtake the US as the largest software developer community by 2027, GitHub CEO Thomas Dohmke said on Tuesday.

1 min

L&T's chairman and MD took home ₹51 crore salary in FY24

CHAIRMAN and managing director (CMD) SN Subrahmanyan of L&T took home a total salary of ₹51 crore in 202324, as much as 43.11% higher than the previous year.

1 min

No plan to privatise BPCL: Hardeep Singh Puri

PETROLEUM minister Hardeep Singh Puri has dismissed any possibility of privatisation of state-owned refiner Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) citing the company's significant profits.

No plan to privatise BPCL: Hardeep Singh Puri

1 min

Gen insurers can offer less than 1 yr tenure policies

GENERAL insurance companies can now offer insurance policies for a tenure of less than a year, and they cannot reject claims for want of documents, according to a circular issued by the insurance regulator-Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) -- on Tuesday.

1 min

SBI, others to give ₹14K cr loan to Vi

Proceeds will be used to repay creditors, roll out 5G network and pay for additional spectrum

SBI, others to give ₹14K cr loan to Vi

2 mins

State Bank to raise up to $3 bn through forex debt

THE country's largest lender State Bank of India on Tuesday said it would raise up to $3 billion through forex debt in the current fiscal to fund its loan growth, which it expects to be around 16%.

1 min

Ola Electric's ₹7,250-cr IPO gets Sebi nod, listing likely within one month

OLA ELECTRIC, India's largest electric scooter maker, has received market regulator Sebi's approval to launch its much-anticipated initial public offering (IPO).

Ola Electric's ₹7,250-cr IPO gets Sebi nod, listing likely within one month

1 min

Will miss playing for India more on match days: Chhetri

IT'S been about less than a week since that emotional night in Kolkata where Sunil Chhetri donned India colours for one last time.

Will miss playing for India more on match days: Chhetri

2 mins

Standard CC champions

STANDARD CC secured the TNCA Thiruvallur DCA League Championship 2023-24 I Division tournament after winning six out of seven matches with 24 points.

Standard CC champions

1 min

UPBEAT USA FACE LITMUS TEST

Against India, several stars of the co-hosts will have extra motivation to step up on Wednesday

UPBEAT USA FACE LITMUS TEST

2 mins

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