Articles about Tamil Nadu

TN: Four workers trapped in stone quarry, rescue operation underway

15 May 2022

India
TN: Four workers trapped in stone quarry, rescue operation underway

At least four workers are trapped in a quarry in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district since Saturday night, according to a NDTV report.

Tomato flu afflicts 80 Kerala kids: Know symptoms, prevention tips

11 May 2022

India
Tomato flu afflicts 80 Kerala kids: Know symptoms, prevention tips

Kerala reported a mysterious disease called "tomato flu" that has affected more than 80 children under five years of age in the state, the local media reported.

Tamil Nadu: DMK government completes 1 year; Stalin announces schemes

07 May 2022

Politics
Tamil Nadu: DMK government completes 1 year; Stalin announces schemes

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday unveiled a slew of social welfare schemes on the first anniversary of the DMK government in the state.

Chennai: Cops face murder charges in custodial death case

07 May 2022

India
Chennai: Cops face murder charges in custodial death case

An arrest threat looms large over several Tamil Nadu Police personnel in connection with the custodial death of a 25-year-old man, Vignesh, in Chennai.

Ban on centuries-old tradition stirs controversy in Tamil Nadu

05 May 2022

India
Ban on centuries-old tradition stirs controversy in Tamil Nadu

The Tamil Nadu government's order regarding the prohibition on an almost 400-year-old religious ceremony in the Mayiladuthuria district has stirred tensions in the state.

Tamil Nadu temple chariot tragedy: 11 people electrocuted to death

27 Apr 2022

India
Tamil Nadu temple chariot tragedy: 11 people electrocuted to death

Eleven people, including two children, were killed in an electrocution incident in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district early on Wednesday morning.

Is IIT Madras emerging as COVID-19 hotspot in Tamil Nadu?

22 Apr 2022

India
Is IIT Madras emerging as COVID-19 hotspot in Tamil Nadu?

Is the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT Madras) turning into a COVID-19 hotbed in Tamil Nadu? Well, the sudden surge in cases among the students does suggest so.

Top 5 wedding destinations in south India

20 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 wedding destinations in south India

Destination weddings are becoming a deal again now that the pandemic has subsided and traveling across the country and abroad is safer.

Celebrating and understanding Vishu and Puthandu

14 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Celebrating and understanding Vishu and Puthandu

Just like the celebrations of Baisakhi, Bihu, and Poila Baisakh in northern and eastern India, southern states Kerala and Tamil Nadu have specific rituals to welcome the first day of the new year in spring.

Top 5 tourist places in Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu

13 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 tourist places in Yelagiri, Tamil Nadu

If you love trekking and want to spend some quality time amidst nature, then Yelagiri in Tamil Nadu is the place for you.

5 popular tourist places in Kolli Hills, Tamil Nadu

12 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 popular tourist places in Kolli Hills, Tamil Nadu

Located in Tamil Nadu's Namakkal district, Kolli Hills is the perfect offbeat paradise to explore for a thrilling and adventurous vacation.

Baisakhi, Bihu, and more: Marking new year across India

12 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Baisakhi, Bihu, and more: Marking new year across India

Different states in India observe different religious New Year festivals with unique traditions every year in the month of April based on the Hindu calendar.

5 popular places in India to try paragliding

11 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 popular places in India to try paragliding

If you wish to fly like a bird in the open sky while enjoying the fresh breeze and mesmerizing surroundings, then paragliding is the perfect adventure sport for you.

5 offbeat tourist destinations in Tamil Nadu

07 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 offbeat tourist destinations in Tamil Nadu

The state of Tamil Nadu has several tourist destinations that offer stunning natural beauty to visitors.

Top 5 tourist destinations in Mahabalipuram

07 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 tourist destinations in Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu is a backpacker's delight.

5 must-visit zoological parks in India

01 Apr 2022

Lifestyle
5 must-visit zoological parks in India

Growing up we used to be so curious about zoo visits.

Exploring the mysterious Guna Caves near Kodaikanal

14 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
Exploring the mysterious Guna Caves near Kodaikanal

The Guna Caves near Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu were first discovered by a British officer, BS Ward in 1821.

5 most popular things to do in Kodaikanal

09 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
5 most popular things to do in Kodaikanal

Situated in Tamil Nadu, Kodaikanal literally translates to "the gift of the forest."

Karnataka HC lifts ban on online gambling in state

14 Feb 2022

India
Karnataka HC lifts ban on online gambling in state

In a big relief for the fantasy sports industry, the Karnataka High Court on Monday struck down the provisions of the Karnataka Police (Amendment) Act, 2021, which prohibit online gambling.

TN suicide case: Supreme Court refuses to stay CBI probe

14 Feb 2022

India
TN suicide case: Supreme Court refuses to stay CBI probe

The Supreme Court of India has agreed to hear a petition filed by the Tamil Nadu Police against a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in the suicide of a 17-year-old schoolgirl.

Top 5 tourist destinations in Yercaud

04 Feb 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 tourist destinations in Yercaud

Located in Tamil Nadu, Yercaud is a beautiful hill station known for its blissful waterfalls, blue hills, serene lakes, and lush gardens.

Lavanya suicide: HC issues directive to person who recorded video

25 Jan 2022

India
Lavanya suicide: HC issues directive to person who recorded video

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has asked the person, who had recorded the viral video that is at the center of the M Lavanya suicide case, to hand over his mobile phone.

Rajnath writes to Stalin, Mamata over R-Day tableaux exclusion row

18 Jan 2022

Politics
Rajnath writes to Stalin, Mamata over R-Day tableaux exclusion row

Amid a row over the exclusion of Tamil Nadu and West Bengal's tableaux from the Republic Day parade, Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has written to Chief Ministers of Tamil Nadu (MK Stalin) and West Bengal (Mamata Banerjee).

Tamil Nadu: Jallikattu allowed with curbs; check details here

11 Jan 2022

India
Tamil Nadu: Jallikattu allowed with curbs; check details here

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday allowed the traditional Jallikattu event across the state with certain COVID-19-related restrictions in place.

5 things to do in Chennai

09 Jan 2022

Lifestyle
5 things to do in Chennai

The capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai is well-known for its magnificent temples, vivacious culture, serene beaches, and mouth-watering cuisine.

5 amazing things to do in Ooty

08 Jan 2022

Lifestyle
5 amazing things to do in Ooty

Nestled in the lap of the Nilgiri Hills in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Ooty is a beautiful hill town known for its stunning mountain views and gorgeous tea gardens.

Top 7 tourist destinations in Coonoor

15 Dec 2021

Lifestyle
Top 7 tourist destinations in Coonoor

Located in the state of Tamil Nadu, Coonoor is nothing less than nature's paradise.

6 more officers' bodies identified in IAF chopper tragedy

11 Dec 2021

India
6 more officers' bodies identified in IAF chopper tragedy

The mortal remains of six more defence officials killed in the Tamil Nadu chopper crash have been identified.

General Bipin Rawat cremated with full military honors

10 Dec 2021

India
General Bipin Rawat cremated with full military honors

The funeral of General Bipin Rawat and his wife was held at Brar Square crematorium in Delhi Cantonment on Friday.

Defence chief Bipin Rawat dies in Tamil Nadu helicopter crash

08 Dec 2021

India
Defence chief Bipin Rawat dies in Tamil Nadu helicopter crash

General Bipin Rawat, the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), died on Wednesday after a military chopper crashed in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu.

13 dead after IAF chopper carrying CDS Bipin Rawat crashes

08 Dec 2021

India
13 dead after IAF chopper carrying CDS Bipin Rawat crashes

An Indian Air Force chopper crashed in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, ANI reported.

Chennai witnesses record rainfall in 200 years, several areas flooded

28 Nov 2021

India
Chennai witnesses record rainfall in 200 years, several areas flooded

Several areas in Chennai witnessed floods as incessant rainfall continued in many parts of the Tamil Nadu capital on Sunday.

Southern India to witness widespread rains for next 5 days

23 Nov 2021

India
Southern India to witness widespread rains for next 5 days

Southern India, including Karnataka, Kerala, Mahe, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal, is likely to witness widespread light to moderate rainfall during the next five days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Tamil Nadu win 2021/22 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Records broken

22 Nov 2021

Sports
Tamil Nadu win 2021/22 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Records broken

Tamil Nadu have been crowned champions of the 2021/22 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy after beating Karnataka in the final.

Andhra Pradesh: 17 dead, over 100 missing after heavy rains

20 Nov 2021

India
Andhra Pradesh: 17 dead, over 100 missing after heavy rains

At least 17 people died and more than 100 went missing due to flash flooding caused by heavy rainfall in Andhra Pradesh.

IMD issues flash flood warning for Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh

19 Nov 2021

India
IMD issues flash flood warning for Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a flash flood warning for the southern states of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Puducherry.

Chennai to receive heavy rains as red alert issued

17 Nov 2021

India
Chennai to receive heavy rains as red alert issued

Chennai will likely witness a spell of heavy rainfall from Wednesday night due to a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal.

TN rains: Chennai streets flooded; airport arrivals resume after suspension

11 Nov 2021

India
TN rains: Chennai streets flooded; airport arrivals resume after suspension

The heavy rains in Tamil Nadu worsened on Thursday as the depression over the Bay of Bengal crossed the coast near Chennai in the evening.

Red alert in TN amid rains; death toll reaches 8

10 Nov 2021

India
Red alert in TN amid rains; death toll reaches 8

A red alert for heavy to very heavy rainfall has been issued for 20 districts across Tamil Nadu on Wednesday and Thursday.

TN rains: Red alert sounded; flood warning for low-lying areas

09 Nov 2021

India
TN rains: Red alert sounded; flood warning for low-lying areas

Intense rainfall is set to continue in Chennai and its neighboring districts in Tamil Nadu, the India Meteorological Department has predicted.

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