Dense fog blankets Chennai, visibility drops to below 50 metre

Officials of the Meteorological Department said a combination of factors led to such dense fog that blanketed most parts of the city. Chennaiites woke up to dense fog that descended over the city on Friday morning with visibility falling below 50 metre in several places, particularly around Meenambakkam, according to the Meteorological Department. The visibility … Read more Dense fog blankets Chennai, visibility drops to below 50 metre

Injured wild elephant dies in Tamil Nadu’s Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, caretaker mourns loss

Chennai: A caretaker attached with the Tamil Nadu forest department has been grieving near the mortal remains of a wild tusker, at the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve. The video has gone viral. The injured wild elephant had been under watch, treatment for the last three months, but succumbed earlier this week.  It is said that the … Read more Injured wild elephant dies in Tamil Nadu’s Mudumalai Tiger Reserve, caretaker mourns loss

Dr. Shanta was working on a special publication with The Hindu

Dr. Shanta was working with The Hindu on a ‘Special Volume on Cancer Institute’. She was clear that the publication should not be a narration, but should enlighten the public and be for posterity, highlighting the concepts and ethos of the Cancer Institute — a model institution to meet the challenges of a growing health … Read more Dr. Shanta was working on a special publication with The Hindu

Mushtaq Ali T20: Tamil Nadu march into quarterfinals | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu marched into the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 quarterfinals with an 8-wicket win over Bengal in their last league clash at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Monday. Opener N Jagadeesan’s (71 n.o., 6×4, 4×6) dream run continued as he notched up his fourth successive half-century in the tournament. Jagadeesan’s unfinished 110-run stand … Read more Mushtaq Ali T20: Tamil Nadu march into quarterfinals | Cricket News – Times of India

‘Will Come Back Fully Rejuvenated’: Kamal Haasan to Be Out of Action for a While, to Undergo Surgery

File photo of Kamal Haasan Despite the doctors advising him to take rest till the follow-up surgery was completed, he continued with his professional and political work, he said in a statement. PTI Last Updated: January 17, 2021, 23:14 IST FOLLOW US ON: Makkal Needhi Maiam chief Kamal Haasan on Sunday said he would be … Read more ‘Will Come Back Fully Rejuvenated’: Kamal Haasan to Be Out of Action for a While, to Undergo Surgery

AIADMK will not even become Opposition in Assembly, says Stalin

DMK president cites a recent survey that stated 70% people voted against the government. Accusing the ruling AIADMK of using government exchequer’s resources for self-promoting advertisements, DMK president M.K. Stalin said even if the government bent over backwards it would not be able to secure even the status of the Opposition in the State Assembly. … Read more AIADMK will not even become Opposition in Assembly, says Stalin

Mushtaq Ali T20: Clinical Tamil Nadu cruise past Assam | Cricket News – Times of India

CHENNAI: A clinical Tamil Nadu thrashed Assam by 10 wickets to register their second win in the Elite Group B Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 clash at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Tuesday. The architects of TN’s victory were their openers — C Hari Nishaanth (47 n.o., 5×4, 1×6) and N Jagadeesan (78 n.o., 8×4, … Read more Mushtaq Ali T20: Clinical Tamil Nadu cruise past Assam | Cricket News – Times of India

Thousands of children displaced due to lockdown still out of school

NEW DELHI: Thousands of children displaced due to the lockdown are yet to get readmitted to schools, latest data submitted by the education ministry to the parliamentary panel shows. Several states have identified thousands of children of immigrants who have come to these states since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic, and most of them have … Read more Thousands of children displaced due to lockdown still out of school

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to visit Tamil Nadu on Jan 14 | India News – Times of India

CHENNAI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi would visit Tamil Nadu on January 14, the Pongal day and witness a bull taming event, ‘Jallikattu,’ the party’s state president K S Alagiri said here on Tuesday. By witnessing the event at Avaniapuram in Madurai district, the senior Congress leader would lend his moral support to farmers protesting against … Read more Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to visit Tamil Nadu on Jan 14 | India News – Times of India

IMD predicts heavy rainfall over Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry for next 3 days

New Delhi: The National Weather Forecasting Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday (January 12, 2021) predicted heavy rainfall over Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry for the next 3 days. According to IMD, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls and moderate thunderstorm and lightning is very likely over Tamil Nadu, … Read more IMD predicts heavy rainfall over Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry for next 3 days