Tamil Nadu

NRIs restore auditorium at Ashok Nagar school

With the walls receiving a new coat of paint and the flooring laid anew, the auditorium of Government Girls Higher Secondary School in Ashok Nagar is …

India

City Students Win India Design Week 2017 Competition for

Innovative E-Waste Recycler Design Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India (NewsVoir) December 16, 2017 -- ICT Academy, in association with Autodesk, has recently …

India

Jayalalithaa was brought to Apollo Hospital in breathless state, says top official | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

The late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa was brought to Apollo Hospital in a 'breathless state' on September 22 last year and those she …

India

Board to issue guidelines for conducting jallikattu

With the season for jallikattu about to start, the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) will be issuing a set of guidelines to the authorities and …

India

Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: Tamil Nadu govt announces compensation of Rs 5,000 each to affected tribal families in Kanyakumari

<b>Chennai:</b> The Tamil Nadu government on Friday announced a financial assistance of Rs 5000 each for over 1500 tribal families affected by Cyclone Ockhi …

India

Teachers in self-financing colleges suffer silently

While guest lecturers in constituent colleges of Bharathidasan University are able to become members of teachers' organisations and highlight their …

Education

Meet Srishti Bakshi, who's walking from Kanyakumari to Srinagar to educate people about gender equality

It was the Bulandshahr gang rape case in Uttar Pradesh last year, in which a mother-daughter duo was raped in front of their family, which caught …

India

Kausalya seeks continued security from police

Kausalya, whose father was among six people to be awarded the death sentence for conspiring to kill her husband Shankar, has urged the police to …

Crime

Who Is Using Tractors?

India along with other major agriculture production nations of Asia is facing the problem with falling sizes of farmland holding. A small farmland …

Farming

KVB founder’s day fete today

Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will be the chief guest at the 101st Founder’s Day celebrations of Karury Vysya Bank here on Saturday.<p>Bank’s …

Telugu Desam Party

Avaance Life Sciences Launches 'Spinopain' and 'KneePill'

Supplementary Formulas Good for Neck Pain, Low Back Pain and Knee Joint Pain 100% safe as made from natural elements, remedy for chronic joint pains …

Pain

‘Remove encroachments from land meant for Dalits’

The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has asked the Ariyalur district administration to issue notices to those who had encroached upon lands …

India

Call to abolish caste in recruitment of priests

While welcoming the appointment of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes as temple priests in Kerala, Prakash Ambedkar, grandson of Baba Saheb …

India

Scheme to promote coir units to be implemented soon

Coir Board will soon implement a scheme to provide financial assistance to coir units that want to go in for modern machinery and better …

India

North Indian gang held in ATM burglaries remanded to judicial custody

The eight-member north Indian gang secured in the ATM burglary cases was remanded to judicial custody here on Friday.<p>They were taken to Coimbatore …

Crime

Crime against elderly people on the rise

Last week on two consecutive days, robbers entered the house inhabited by two elderly women and committed robbery.<p>In one case two robbers entered a …

Crime

The methods in the madness of inter-State robberies

Over the last two decades, there have been several instances of large operations by criminal gangs from other States — predominantly those in north …

Crime

Why India Can't Compete With China in Manufacturing

India grew up in the mindset that large industries are bad.<p><i>Why are manufacturing costs higher in India, compared to China? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Balaji Viswanathan, CEO of</b> …

India

India's 'Vietnam Moment': The Ill-Advised War That Ended in Humiliation

Three bullets smashed through Harpreet Singh Kaura’s face, destroying his right jaw, chin and ear, and leaving eight shattered teeth near the rudder …

Culture

Six men sentenced to death in India for Dalit 'honour' killing

Shankar, 22, was hacked to death in Tamil Nadu by a gang of men including his wife’s father, because they did not approve of him marrying above his caste<p>Six men have been sentenced to death in India for the “honour” killing of a Dalit man who had married a woman from a higher caste.<p>Among those …

South Asia

BRIEF-BHEL Gets 73 Bln Rupee EPC Contract For Power Project In Tamil Nadu

Dec 15 (Reuters) - Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd BHEL.NS :<p>* BHEL GETS 73 BILLION RUPEE EPC CONTRACT FOR 1,320 MW SUPERCRITICAL POWER PROJECT IN TAMIL …

India

Flickr’s list of 2017 top photos capture the many faces of India

The list was created using a combination of algorithms and curation.<p>A billion photos are posted on Flickr each year, many of them capturing India’s …

India

Exit Polls for Himachal and Gujarat: BJP says confident of victory, Congress says wait for D-Day | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

The BJP looks headed for facile victories in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, exit polls by various media houses concluded unanimously after a …

India News

Appalling jail conditions in India, says witness in Mallya extradition case

A prisons expert deposing on behalf of businessman Vijay Mallya on Thursday gave a detailed account of what he called “appalling” and “deplorable” …

India

Maestro to kick off December festival at Music Academy

The prestigious Music Academy has broken the mould by inviting music director Isaignani Ilayaraja to inaugurate its 91st annual music conference and …

Whither disaster management after Ockhi?

A disaster is an event causing extreme disruption in a society’s functioning. It results in widespread human, material, and environmental losses …

Nirmala Sitharaman

Ockhi relief: Stalin calls for monitoring committee

DMK working president M.K. Stalin on Thursday urged the Tamil Nadu government to ensure that relief measures announced by the State for those …

Efforts on to implement DBT for fertilizer in TS from Jan. 1

The Agriculture Department officials and lead fertilizer supplying company to the State are working against time to deploy point of sale (PoS) …

Jammu and Kashmir

School correspondent murdered

Updated: December 14, 2017 22:25 IST<p>December 14, 2017 22:25 IST<p>Updated: December 14, 2017 22:25 IST<p>more-in<p>RAMANATHAPURAM<p>A. Mohideen Arif (58), …

India

Jallikattu planned in city

Nearly a year after the jallikattu protests took the State by storm, a group of organisations aim to bring the sport to Chennai so that city …

India