TN CM hands over ₹75 lakh for Chennai film festival

State has been giving ₹50 lakh to the festival from 2012 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami handed over a cheque of ₹75 lakh for conducting the 17th Chennai International Film Festival (CIFF) to Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation (ICAF) general secretary A. Thangaraj at the Secretariat on Monday. Information Minister Kadambur C. Raju, chief secretary K. […]


Condolence meet for T N Seshan by Symbiosis, MIT-WPU

Madhav Godbole, former home secretary, Government of India, presided over the meet. Symbiosis International and MIT-WPU jointly organised a condolence meeting in memory of former Chief Election Commissioner T N Seshan, who died on November 10. The condolence meeting was held at Symbiosis Vishwabhavan, Senapati Bapat Road. Madhav Godbole, former home secretary, Government of India, […]


TN crushes Maharashtra

Eastern Railway shocks holder Kerala Tamil Nadu women crushed Maharashtra 97-60 after leading 50-25 at half time in the semifinals of the 33rd Federation Cup basketball tournament on Saturday. Except for the third quarter in which it showed some resistance, Maharashtra was no match for the all-round efficiency of Tamil Nadu. In the other semifinal, […]


TN cash-for-votes: Supreme Court refuses to hear plea

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a plea complaining against the increase in cash-for-votes practice in Tamil Nadu during the Lok Sabha elections, saying the polls in the state were already over. “As elections in the state of Tamil Nadu are over, we are not inclined to entertain this petition,” said the bench […]


Perambalur catapults itself to third rank in TN

Secures 95.15 pass percentage in Plus Two examination With an overall pass percentage of 95.15 in Plus Two examinations, Perambalur district has found itself among the top three in the State this year. The district stood 12th last year. Ranked third at the State level, it is next only to Tiruppur (95.37%) and Erode (95.23%). […]


Tamil Nadu HSE +2 result 2019: When and where to check

TNBSE TN Board HSE +2 result 2019: Just like last year, the exam can be announced half-an-hour earlier than the scheduled time (9:30 am). Candidates who appeared for the exam can check their result at the official websites –,, TN Board HSE +2 Result 2019: The Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE), Tamil […]


Mineral sand being smuggled to TN: Jayarajan

Blames outsiders for protest against sand-mining in Alappad The government is aware of the illegal smuggling of precious mineral sand from Alappad by sea and road to Tamil Nadu, Minister for Industries E.P. Jayarajan said on Friday. “Mineral sand is being smuggled to Tamil Nadu and there are agencies working for it,” the Minister said […]