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June 13, 2024

Assembly to clear demands from 55 depts in eight days

THE Tamil Nadu Assembly is set to discuss and clear the demands for grants for 55 government departments in just eight days in the upcoming session.

1 min

Close to 50 Indians dead in Kuwait building blaze

Most died due to suffocation; minister sent to oversee assistance

Close to 50 Indians dead in Kuwait building blaze

1 min

Staff, fund cuts hamstring 1098 services in TN

THE quality of intervention provided through the Child Helpline 1098 has noticeably declined since the state government took over its functioning in August 2023, child rights activists and staff at the helpline have said.

3 mins

Modi to fly to Italy for G7 summit in first overseas visit of his third term

IN his first foreign visit after taking oath as prime minister for the third term, Narendra Modi will head to Italy on Thursday to take part in the 50th summit of the Group of Seven (G7) countries.

1 min

NAIDU LOGS IN AS CHIEF MINISTER OF AP

TELUGU Desam Party boss N Chandrababu Naidu was on Wednesday sworn-in as the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh for the fourth time in his four-decade-long political career in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union ministers Amit Shah, Nitin Gadkari, JP Nadda, and Bandi Sanjay besides a host of other NDA leaders.

NAIDU LOGS IN AS CHIEF MINISTER OF AP

1 min

2 babies among 5 killed as bus hits bikes in Salem

FIVE people, including two children, were killed when a private bus hit two bikes on which they were travelling at Sukkampatti village in Salem on Wednesday morning.

2 babies among 5 killed as bus hits bikes in Salem

1 min

TEAM MOHAN TAKES CHARGE OF ODISHA

ODISHA politics turned a new page on Wednesday with the BJP forming its first government in the state under the leadership of senior tribal leader Mohan Charan Majhi, who ended the 25-year rule of the Naveen Patnaikled BJD.

TEAM MOHAN TAKES CHARGE OF ODISHA

1 min

Tiger injured by snare to be tranquilised for treatment

CHIEF Wildlife Warden Srinivas R Reddy has issued an order to tranquilise and treat a tiger that was injured by a snare in the Tiruppur division of Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR).

1 min

Savukku Shankar gets no temporary relief, can approach state government

HC to follow regular course in hearing HCP challenging detention

Savukku Shankar gets no temporary relief, can approach state government

1 min

Chief secy asks collectors to hold monthly edu review

CHIEF Secretary Shiv Das Meena has directed district collectors to conduct a district education review every month.

1 min

Kin move HC over SL man's 'falsified' death

A Sri Lankan refugee has filed a petition in the Madras High Court seeking an order to the state government to transfer her nephew from the high-security Special Camp for Foreigners at Tiruchy to the refugee camp at Uchapatti in Madurai where she has been staying after the authorities had furnished false information that he was dead.

1 min

Lawyer murdered on busy Thiruvanmiyur street

A 31-year-old lawyer was hacked to death allegedly by three men on a busy street in Thiruvanmiyur on Tuesday evening.

Lawyer murdered on busy Thiruvanmiyur street

1 min

Corpn begins nosecount of strays after a gap of six years

AMIDST an increase in the number of human-dog conflict cases being reported in the city, the Greater Chennai Corporation on Wednesday commenced the street dog survey.

Corpn begins nosecount of strays after a gap of six years

1 min

DMK's 40 seats are a protective shield for Indian democracy: CM

CHIEF Minister MK Stalin responded on Wednesday to criticisms from BJP supporters that the DMK-led alliance bagging all 40 seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry held no benefit since they lacked participation in Union government.

1 min

Stranded Lankan fishers rescued off Vedaranyam coast in CSG custody

A group of fishersmen from the district on Wednesday rescued two Sri Lankan fishermen who were allegedly stranded at sea following a boat snag.

Stranded Lankan fishers rescued off Vedaranyam coast in CSG custody

1 min

TN seeks Finland's help to set up quantum computing centre

THE state government is in talks with Finland and is seeking its help in setting up a quantum computing centre in Tamil Nadu, sources in the government said in the backdrop of CM MK Stalin's meeting with Finland ambassador Kimmo Lahdevirta on Tuesday.

TN seeks Finland's help to set up quantum computing centre

1 min

Amit Shah's on-stage chat with Tamilisai raises many eyebrows

UNION Home Minister Amit Shah's conversation on stage with former governor of Telangana Tamilisai Soundararajan, which appeared as if the former is conveying something firmly to the latter, at the swearing-in ceremony of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday caused ripples in political circles and social media.

Amit Shah's on-stage chat with Tamilisai raises many eyebrows

1 min

Now, farmers, pottery workers can take alluvial soil, clay free of cost

CHIEF Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday allowed farmers and pottery workers to take alluvial soil (vandalmann) and clay (kaliman) from water sources like irrigation tanks, ponds, canals, lakes, etc to take these soils from the water sources maintained by the public works and rural development departments free of cost.

Now, farmers, pottery workers can take alluvial soil, clay free of cost

1 min

Farmers to benefit as CM rolls out scheme to preserve soil fertility

₹20 crore earmarked for the distribution of green manure seeds to cover ₹2 lakh acres of land, benefitting ₹2 lakh farmers in the state

Farmers to benefit as CM rolls out scheme to preserve soil fertility

1 min

AMMK won't be merged with AIADMK: TTV

THERE is no possibility of the AMMK merging with the AIADMK as the reasons for which the former was floated remain, said party general secretary TTV Dhinakaran on Wednesday.

AMMK won't be merged with AIADMK: TTV

1 min

Workers who opted for VRS asked to vacate estate quarters by August 7

IN a notice sent to the tea estate workers of Manjolai Hills on Wednesday, the Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation Limited has asked those who have sought voluntary retirement to vacate their quarters at the estate by August 7.

1 min

Terra to launch EV charging station in city soon

AFTER vowing to invest ₹50 crore to boost charging infrastructure in Tamil Nadu during the Global Investor Meet, Japanese charging point operator Terra is all set to launch the first of its five charging stations in the next two to three months in Chennai.

1 min

2 suspended for denying patient stretcher at GH

TWO attenders of the Erode government hospital have been suspended for not providing a stretcher to a 75-year-old patient.

1 min

'Sale of residential units in city drops by 44% in two quarters'

THE Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India (CREDAI) has raised concern over the sales of residential units across the city dipping by 44% over the last two quarters, and blamed it on the frequent changes in registration charges and a lack of clear directives regarding under-construction projects.

'Sale of residential units in city drops by 44% in two quarters'

1 min

VCK & CPI stage road roko over sewage gas leak deaths in Pondy

PROTESTS continued in Puducherry for the second day after three persons from Pudhu Nagar had died due to inhaling toxic gas leaked from underground sewer lines on Tuesday.

VCK & CPI stage road roko over sewage gas leak deaths in Pondy

1 min

Wayanad Or Rae Bareli? MP Rahul Yet To Decide Which Seat To Vacate

He takes jibe at Modi for 'attacking' Constitution by espousing 'one language, one nation'

Wayanad Or Rae Bareli? MP Rahul Yet To Decide Which Seat To Vacate

2 mins

Chilling details of murder tumble out

INVESTIGATIONS into the murder of Chitradurga pharmacy worker KS Renukaswamy, 33, in which actor Darshan and 12 others have been arrested, have revealed that the four accused, who had surrendered before the police, were offered ₹20 lakh to ensure that the actor's name doesn't come up in the case.

Chilling details of murder tumble out

1 min

WHO Confirms Human Case Of H9N2 Strain Of Bird Flu In India

A four-year-old boy in West Bengal was infected by the H9N2 strain of bird flu virus.

WHO Confirms Human Case Of H9N2 Strain Of Bird Flu In India

1 min

Onion prices may soar again if procurement lags

ONION prices are likely to soar if government does not intervene and accelerate procurement, say experts and traders' associations.

1 min

BJP likely to gain as Cong tally down in Upper House

With 2 Cong MPs elected to LS, party's strength comes down to 26

2 mins

Assam Rifles lauds Lt Gen Dwivedi's appointment as Chief of Army Staff

THE confirmation of Lieutenant General (Lt Gen) Upendra Dwivedi's appointment as the next Indian Army Chief has come as a matter of joy for Assam Rifles, as he has had a couple of illustrious stints with the oldest paramilitary force raised in the country, in 1835.

Assam Rifles lauds Lt Gen Dwivedi's appointment as Chief of Army Staff

1 min

House Session From June 24-July 3

THE first session of the 18th Lok Sabha is scheduled to begin from June 24 and end on July 4.

House Session From June 24-July 3

2 mins

C'garh mulls recovering damages from protestors as new DM, SP join work

THE Chhattisgarh government is mulling to recover huge losses caused by damage to composite government buildings and public properties during the violence and arson carried out by crowd ostensibly belonging to the Satnami community in Baloda Bazar district, about 75 km from the state capital.

1 min

Abhishek On Sabbatical From Politics, Cites Health Issues

TRINAMOOL Congress' general secretary Abhishek Banerjee, on Wednesday, announced his decision to take a "short hiatus" from political and organisational activities citing health issues.

Abhishek On Sabbatical From Politics, Cites Health Issues

2 mins

Raj sops to raise student uptake in schools

FOLLOWING the lifting of the code of conduct, the newly formed Bhajanlal government in Rajasthan is taking proactive steps to improve education for economically deprived children.

Raj sops to raise student uptake in schools

2 mins

BJP Likely To Call It Quits With Ajit

AFTER a write-up in the RSS mouthpiece said that the alliance with deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar-led NCP was one of the reasons for the BJP's Lok Sabha poll setback in Maharashtra, speculations are rife that the saffron party may snap ties with Ajit and fight assembly elections with CM Ekanth Shinde-led Shiv Sena as its ally, sources said.

BJP Likely To Call It Quits With Ajit

1 min

Israel, Palestinian militants committed gender crimes

UN-backed human rights experts say in a report issued on Wednesday that Israeli forces and Palestinian militants engaged in sexual and gender-based violence during the first months of the IsraelHamas war.

1 min

After SC nudge, Imran Khan agrees to talks with Pak govt

PAKISTAN's jailed former prime minister Imran Khan in an apparent U-turn has given the green light for talks with the government to ease the ongoing political tension, days after refusing to have a dialogue with the ruling coalition.

1 min

Pakistan def spending for the year jumps by nearly 15%

PAKISTAN on Wednesday announced a nearly 15% hike in its defence spending and allocated Rs 2,122 billion in the 2024-25 budget, marking a significant increase from last year amidst strenuous efforts to secure a fresh loan from the IMF to meet the cash-strapped nation's external liabilities.

1 min

Chinese e-car imports to attract tariff hike: EU

THE European Union on Wednesday moved to hike tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, escalating a trade dispute over Beijing's subsidies for the exports that Brussels worries is hurting domestic automakers.

1 min

Hong Kong cancels passports of 6 activists abroad

THE Hong Kong government on Wednesday canceled the passports of six overseas-based activists under the new national security law, stepping up its crackdown on dissidents who moved abroad.

Hong Kong cancels passports of 6 activists abroad

1 min

Hamas wants changes to truce plan

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken says some proposals are workable and some not

Hamas wants changes to truce plan

1 min

Saudi expects 1.8 m Muslims arriving in Mecca for annual Haj pilgrimage

MUSLIM pilgrims have been streaming into Saudi Arabia's holy city of Mecca ahead of the start of the Haj later this week, as the annual pilgrimage returns to its monumental scale.

1 min

Free-look period in insurance products increased to 30 days

THE Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has made it mandatory for life insurance savings products to have option of loan against the policy in order to allow policyholders to meet liquidity requirements.

1 min

Retail Inflation Moderates To 12-Month Low Of 4.75% In May

CONSUMER price inflation slightly decreased from 4.83% in April to a one-year low of 4.75% in May, as per the government data. However, food price inflation remained steady at 8.7%, with urban households experiencing a higher spike of 8.83% in food prices.

Retail Inflation Moderates To 12-Month Low Of 4.75% In May

1 min

India will require $215 bn to reach target of 500 GW renewable energy by '30

INDIA will require $190 billion-$215 billion of investment over the next seven years to achieve the target of 500 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy capacity by 2030, according to Moody's report.

1 min

IFSC to finalise direct listing norms by early July

THE final rules for direct listing of public companies on the Gift City exchanges will be ready early next month and the first public float may take place within a quarter from there, the International Financial Services Centres Authority chairman K Rajaraman has said.

IFSC to finalise direct listing norms by early July

1 min

Banks, NBFCs well-placed, says Moody's

STATING that the credit quality in the country's financial system has improved in recent years with record-high profitability of over ₹3 trillion in FY24, low delinquencies and domestic-oriented funding underpinning stable credit ratings, the system is well-placed to ride on the strong economic growth going ahead with strong credit growth.

1 min

BCCI's ACU takes note of Salem Spartans owner case

HOURS after this daily broke the news of an owner of the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) team getting duped by more than ₹6 crore, it is understood that the Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) of the Indian cricket board (BCCI) has taken cognizance of the issue and may launch an inquiry into it.

1 min

After Pak, Show Vs Ind Bodes Well For USA

CRICKET'S return to the Olympics for the 2028 Los Angeles Games was confirmed last year during the International Olympic Committee's executive board meeting in Mumbai.

After Pak, Show Vs Ind Bodes Well For USA

1 min

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