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28 Aug 2019


TN government launches TV channel for students preparing for JEE

In a bid to promote and boost education among all, the Tamil Nadu government launched an exclusive educational television channel called Kalvi Tholaikkaatchi (Education TV).

25 Aug 2019


This IAS officer set up cafe run by disabled persons

Over 2.21% (2.68cr people) of the Indian population is disabled, as per the 2011 Census (2016 updated).

22 Aug 2019


Dalits forced to "drop" dead-bodies after denied access to crematorium

It's 2019 and caste discrimination is still alive and kicking in India. We were reminded of the same once again, after a discomforting case was reported from Tamil Nadu.

12 Aug 2019


Tamil Nadu Collector threatens inspector, says "You are finished"

A video of Kanchipuram Collector abusing a police inspector and threatening to suspend him has gone viral.

10 Aug 2019


'Hero' IAS officers who went beyond duty during natural calamities

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most sought-after Civil Service of the country but being an IAS officer is tough and needs great commitment.

10 Aug 2019


Monsoon roundup: Floods ravage India; Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka worst-hit

Massive rains have led to a critical flood situation in several states across India.

BSNL Rs. 1,699 prepaid plan now offers 455-days validity

BSNL has introduced a new promotional offer for its long-term Rs. 1,699 prepaid recharge pack.

10 Aug 2019


5 doctors turned IAS officers you should know about

In India, becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and is also one of the most respected professions.

04 Aug 2019


Kangana on Jayalalithaa: I admire her for her strength, valor

Kangana Ranaut is all set to essay the role of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in her biopic Thalaivi and she can't stop gushing about the late politician.

03 Aug 2019


BSNL updates Abhinandan-151 prepaid plan to offer 1.5GB daily data

BSNL has updated its 'Abhinandan-151' prepaid recharge plan to pass on more data benefits to its subscribers.

02 Aug 2019

West Bengal

This fan wanted to meet Kajal Aggarwal, got duped instead

A producer named Saravanakumar alias Gopalakrishnan was arrested recently in Tamil Nadu for duping a youth of Rs. 75 lakh, on the pretext of making him meet popular actress Kajal Aggarwal.

01 Aug 2019


#CareerBytes: What exactly is actuarial science? Here's everything to know

After completing Class-12, students today have a plethora of courses offered in various interesting fields to choose from.

01 Aug 2019


7-year-old with rare condition has 526 teeth removed from jaw

In an astoundingly successful surgery, doctors at the Saveetha Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, removed 526 teeth from a seven-year-old's mouth.

31 Jul 2019


BSNL's Rs. 1,188 plan offers unlimited calling for 345 days

In a bid to attract new customers and retain existing ones, state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has introduced a new Rs. 1,188 prepaid plan with long-term validity and free calling benefits.

Jailed Saravana Bhavan owner Rajagopal suffers heart attack; condition critical

Saravana Bhavan restaurant chain owner P Rajagopal, who is convicted and sentenced to a life term in a murder case, suffered a heart attack on Saturday.

12 Jul 2019


Tamil Nadu: Man beaten, stabbed for consuming beef soup

In a shocking incident, a young man from Tamil Nadu was allegedly attacked by members of a fringe group for consuming beef soup.

12 Jul 2019


24-year-old man drowns while shooting TikTok video in Hyderabad lake

A 24-year-old man from Hyderabad died recently while shooting a video on the famous video app, TikTok.

11 Jul 2019

Madras High Court

Tamil Nadu: Government to provide free shoes, socks to students

Tamil Nadu government has decided to distribute free shoes and socks from next year to all government students from Classes VI to XII.

07 Jul 2019

Honor Killing

Honor killing: Father confesses to hacking inter-caste couple to death

In the wee hours on Thursday, a pregnant woman and her husband were hacked to death in their home in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. The police had earlier suspected 'honor killing' to be the motive since the couple had an inter-caste marriage and arrested the woman's father.

05 Jul 2019


Rajiv Gandhi assassination case: Convict Nalini Sriharan granted one-month parole

The Madras High Court on Friday granted a one-month ordinary leave to Nalini Sriharan, one of the seven convicts in former PM Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case, to make arrangements for the wedding of her daughter who lives in London.

03 Jul 2019


Five of the most famous and successful alumni of IIT-Bombay

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes and a dream destination for engineering aspirants.

28 Jun 2019


Rs. 60L: This is Google's offer to this 22-year-old engineer

Microsoft, Google, and Facebook are some of the world's biggest tech companies, and several aspire to join them.

28 Jun 2019


Five honest, dedicated IAS officers we should be proud of

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after Civil Service of the country.

27 Jun 2019


In Chennai, gold has become cheaper than water, claims MP

Courtesy dried up reservoirs and scanty rainfall, Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai has become parched. The metro city is reeling under an acute water crisis throwing normal life out of gear.

26 Jun 2019


#CareerBytes: These institutes offer free UPSC IAS coaching for underprivileged

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE), also popularly known as the IAS exam, is one of the toughest exams. But with the right preparation and hard work, one can crack the exam.

19 Jun 2019


Hostels shut, offices struggling: Water crisis cripples life in Chennai

In the wake of delayed monsoons and grueling heat, a severe water crisis has plagued Chennai. All four reservoirs that supply the city with water- including the Chembarambakkam lake, Chennai's largest source of drinking water- have turned dry.

18 Jun 2019


School/college failures, dropouts who later became IAS and IPS officers

The Civil Services Examination (CSE) conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) every year is one of the most challenging exams.

17 Jun 2019


HCL launches 'Tech Bee' program to hire Class-XII students

India's homegrown IT giant HCL Technologies recently announced that it would soon launch an early career program under which, it would train and hire Class-XII (intermediate) students.

15 Jun 2019


Factories found giving illegal 'painkillers' to women during periods

Much has been said of the exploitation of labor in our capitalist world, but it's not enough given how toxic labor abuse can get.

14 Jun 2019


TN: Husband scolds wife for using TikTok, she commits suicide

In a bizarre incident, a 24-year-old woman from Tamil Nadu committed suicide on Thursday after her husband expressed his disapproval with her TikTok obsession.

12 Jun 2019

New York University

Five people who became the youngest-ever doctors in the world

Becoming a doctor is the dream of many and it is one of the most sought-after professions.

11 Jun 2019

Domestic Violence

Woman pushed out of moving SUV, allegedly by her in-laws

In a shocking incident, a woman from Tamil Nadu was thrown out of a moving car, allegedly by her in-laws. The incident, which was captured on CCTV footage, took place in Coimbatore last month.

10 Jun 2019


Five iconic transgenders of 'firsts' in India to know about

In India, transgender persons face discrimination, injustice, abuse, rejection, and isolation from society in almost every aspect of their lives.

08 Jun 2019


Five youngest innovators in India you should know about

India is the land of innovations and there are many innovators in the country who are the brains behind some of the world's most brilliant innovations.

05 Jun 2019


Explained: What is the controversy around Hindi 'imposition'?

Who would have thought that languages, of which there is no dearth in India, would become BJP 2.0's first controversy?

04 Jun 2019


6 UPSC rank-holders who cleared CSE despite failures, other challenges

The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the most challenging competitive exams.

02 Jun 2019


#CareerBytes: Top engineering colleges that accept JEE Main score

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), comprising Main and Advanced exams, is the most difficult engineering entrance exam through which students are admitted to top technical institutes in the country.

18 May 2019


Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank

Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards were found dumped on the banks of the Mulliyaru River near Thiruthuraipoondi in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur district.

18 May 2019


#Elections2019: Election Commission declares seizures worth a whopping Rs. 3,439cr

The Election Commission (EC) declared it has seized a whopping Rs. 3,439cr across India this polling season.