Following the strike by Ariyalur government arts college students protesting the rise in bus fare prices, the college management has reportedly announced holiday till January 25. Notably, college students across the state have been protesting since yesterday against the hike in bus fare announced by Tamil Nadu government.
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BY HARITHA | JAN 23, 2018 2:15 PM #STUDENTS #STRIKE #BUSFARE #HOLIDAY #TAMIL NADU NEWS
A final-year mechanical engineering student studying in SRM college reportedly committed suicide by jumping off the third floor of the college building in Kattankulathur, on Monday evening. Reports say, the boy was recently caught cheating during an exam and was fined Rs 10,000 by the college management. Dejected by this, he reportedly took the extreme step and jumped off the building. He was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, however, he later died in the hospital.
BY HARITHA | JAN 23, 2018 1:33 PM #SUICIDE #STUDENT #SRM #TAMIL NADU NEWS
The Madras High Court on Tuesday reportedly ordered police to file a case in connection with the alleged threat to actor Vishal’s proposers for contesting in the RK Nagar bypoll if cognizable offences are made out. The actor, after his nomination was rejected by the Election Commission citing irregularities regarding the signatures of two of his proposers, had alleged that his proposers were threatened to deny that they signed in his nomination form.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | JAN 23, 2018 1:17 PM #VISHAL #MADRASHC #TAMIL NADU NEWS
A man was reportedly arrested for cheating Rs 67 lakh from a private company in Chennai. Reports say, he submitted fake bills, receipts and invoices from January 1, 2013 to July 19, 2017 and cheated Vin Poly Technologies Private Limited. A complaint was reportedly registered, and he was arrested on Monday. Following a confession made by him, he was reportedly remanded in judicial custody on Tuesday.
BY HARITHA | JAN 23, 2018 12:47 PM #CHEAT #PRIVATE #COMPANY #FRAUD #TAMIL NADU NEWS
According to reports, at least 13 lakh books were sold in the 44th Chennai book fair, organised by the Booksellers’ and Publishers’ Association of South India (BAPASI). The book fair which ended on Monday (January 23) witnessed the around 15 lakh visitors, say reports. Further, books were sold for Rs 15 crore in the 13-day book festival held in Aminjikarai, reports added.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | JAN 23, 2018 12:27 PM #CHENNAIBOOKFAIR #BAPASI #TAMIL NADU NEWS
A 31-year-old man reportedly jumped off the Royapettah High Road flyover in Chennai, on Sunday night. Reports say, the man decided to take the extreme step as he was depressed. He reportedly shouted that he was going to commit suicide and jumped off the bridge. However, he landed on a passing car below and sustained injuries. He was reportedly admitted to a nearby hospital by a passer-by and police are investigating the matter.
BY HARITHA | JAN 23, 2018 10:21 AM #ROYAPETTAH #FLYOVER #SUICIDE #TAMIL NADU NEWS
Remembering the first anniversary of Jallikattu protests in 2016, which made headlines across the world, actor Kamal Haasan, on Tuesday in his Twitter account, lauded the Tamilians’ relentless mind and tireless manner during the protest. Students, youngsters along with the public took the streets in January last year demanding the rollback the ban on Tamil Nadu’s traditional Jallikattu.
இன்று ஜல்லிக்கட்டு போராட்டத்தின் ஆண்டுவிழா. சாமானியர்கள் வென்ற புரட்சி. தமிழனின் தளரா மனமும் அயரா தன்மையும் கண்ட வெற்றி. வாழ்க நற்றமிழர்!— Kamal Haasan (@ikamalhaasan) January 23, 2018
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | JAN 23, 2018 10:19 AM #JALLIKATTUPROTESTS #KAMALHAASAN #TAMILIANS #TAMIL NADU NEWS
A 71-year-old woman reportedly died of heart attack after the shock of losing Rs 90,000 by revealing her One Time Password (OTP) to a stranger on phone. Reports say, the woman residing in Anna Nagar, Chennai has been saving the money for years. She reportedly received calls from an unidentified man claiming to be a bank employee who sought her Aadhaar number and OTP to process a new ATM card. The woman oblivious to the fraud shared her OTP and lost the money; shocked by the loss, she reportedly suffered a heart attack and passed away.
BY HARITHA | JAN 22, 2018 10:26 PM #OTP #FRAUD #HEARTATTACK #TAMIL NADU NEWS
In a tweet, BJP's Tamil Nadu President Tamilisai Soundararajan said, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has assured that a single pattern of question paper will be followed across the country in the NEET examination. He reportedly clarified that there will be no state-wise question paper and added that syllabuses of both State Board and CBSE will be considered while preparing questions for the exam. Check the tweet here.
இந்த ஆண்டு இந்தியா முழுவதும் அனைத்து மாநில மாணவர்களுக்கும் ஒரே மாதிரியான கேள்வித்தாள் வழங்கப்படும்; அத்துடன் CBSE பாடத்திட்டம் மற்றும் அனைத்து மாநிலங்களின் பாடத்திட்டங்கள் ஒருங்கிணைக்கப்பட்டு அதிலிருந்து மட்டுமே கேள்விகள் தயாரிக்கப்படும் என மத்திய அமைச்சர் @PrakashJavdekar உறுதி. pic.twitter.com/uaksL7bdVU— Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan (@DrTamilisaiBJP) January 22, 2018
BY HARITHA | JAN 22, 2018 9:27 PM #NEET #EXAM #BJP #QUESTION #PAPER #TAMIL NADU NEWS
A hotel employee was reportedly arrested for videotaping a sportswoman in Chennai, on Monday. Reports say, the girl who had come from Uttarakhand to compete in a national-level basketball competition in Chennai, was reportedly staying in ‘Four You Business Class’ hotel, where she was videotaped through the washroom window by a hotel employee. Following a complaint, police have arrested the accused employee.
BY HARITHA | JAN 22, 2018 8:45 PM #VIDEOTAPES #HOTEL #EMPLOYEE #TAMIL NADU NEWS
After meeting the residents of the RK Nagar constituency on Monday, newly-elected legislator TTV Dhinakaran said his victory in the by-election is only a beginning. Further, he thanked the people of the constituency and said, “Will face victory in any election in the future."
BY HARITHA | JAN 22, 2018 7:45 PM #RKNAGAR #TTV #TAMIL NADU NEWS
The main accused in the Kolathur robbery case Nathuram Jat reportedly confessed that he sold all stolen jewellery in Chennai. Earlier, Nathuram was nabbed by Rajasthan police in relation to a case where 3.5kg gold was looted from a pawn shop in Kolathur and inspector Periyapandian was allegedly shot dead when a team from Tamil Nadu went to Rajasthan to nab the accused Nathuram and his gang.
BY HARITHA | JAN 22, 2018 6:31 PM #JEWELLERY #ROBBERY #TAMIL NADU NEWS
ஆண்டாள் குறித்து கூறிய கருத்தால் கவிஞர் வைரமுத்துவுக்கு தொடர்ந்து எதிர்ப்புகள் வலுத்து வருகின்றன. மேலும், தமிழ்நாடு முழுவதும் உள்ள பல்வேறு காவல் நிலையங்களில் அவருக்கு எதிராக வழக்குகள் தொடரப்பட்டன. காவல் நிலையங்களில் உள்ள தன்மீதான வழக்குகளுக்கு தடை கேட்டு வைரமுத்து சென்னை உயர்நீதிமன்றத்தில் வழக்குத் தொடர்ந்தார்.
இந்த வழக்கை விசாரித்த சென்னை உயர்நீதிமன்றம் வைரமுத்துவின் மீதான மனுவை ஏற்று அவர் மீதான பல்வேறு வழக்குகளுக்கும் தடை விதித்துள்ளது. இந்த நிலையில், ஆண்டாள் குறித்து கருத்து கூறிய கவிஞர் வைரமுத்துவை கடவுள் தண்டிப்பார் என பா.ஜ.க மூத்த தலைவர் சுப்பிரமணியன் சுவாமி கருத்துத் தெரிவித்துள்ளார்.
BY POOJA | JAN 22, 2018 6:04 PM #SUBRAMANIANSWAMY #VAIRAMUTHU #TAMIL NADU NEWS
The arrival of the Tamil month of Thai, considered to be auspicious for the conduction of weddings has caused a sharp increase in the number of child marriages taking place in Trichy. Authorities have stopped eight child marriages so far and speculate that the number could increase by the time the month ends. J Godwin Prem Singh, director of Childline was quoted as saying, “While 12 child marriages were stopped in January last year, this year’s figure could go up before Thai is over. Poverty-ridden parents are trying to sell kids. These girls are exploited at an early age.”
BY POOJA | JAN 22, 2018 5:23 PM #TRICHY #CHILDMARRIAGE #CHILDLINE #TAMIL NADU NEWS
According to reports, students from Chennai arts college have started protesting against the recent hike in bus fare. Students from various districts of Tamil Nadu including Tirupur, Thiruvannamalai, and Tanjore have been protesting against the fare hike.
BY AISHWARYA | JAN 22, 2018 5:05 PM #STUDENTS PROTEST #TAMIL NADU NEWS
While meeting reporters after an event in Chennai, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that Vairamuthu will be punished by God. Tamil lyricist Vairamuthu earlier wrote an article in a Tamil daily titled ‘Tamilai Andal’ which stirred up controversy.
BY AISHWARYA | JAN 22, 2018 4:54 PM #VAIRAMUTHU #SUBRAMANIAN SWAMI #TAMIL NADU NEWS
தமிழகம் முழுவதும் உயர்த்தப்பட்ட பேருந்துக்கட்டணம் கடந்த 2௦-ம் தேதி முதல் நடைமுறைக்கு வந்தது. இந்த புதிய கட்டணம் குறித்த மனக்குமுறல்களை பொதுமக்கள் தொடர்ந்து சமூகவலைதளங்களில் வெளிப்படுத்தி வருகின்றனர். இந்த நிலையில் பேருந்து கட்டண உயர்வு தங்களை வெகுவாகப் பாதிப்பதாகக் கூறி, சென்னை கவின் கல்லூரி மாணவர்கள் திடீர் போராட்டத்தில் ஈடுபட்டனர். மேலும், கட்டண உயர்வைத் திரும்பப் பெற வேண்டும் எனவும் மாணவர்கள் வலியுறுத்தியுள்ளனர். இதுபோல தஞ்சை, திருவண்ணாமலை, திருப்பூர் மாவட்டங்களிலும் பேருந்து கட்டண உயர்வைத் திரும்பப் பெற வேண்டும் என மாணவ, மாணவிகள் போராட்டத்தில் ஈடுபட்டது குறிப்பிடத்தக்கது.
BY BEHINDWOODS NEWS BUREAU | JAN 22, 2018 4:41 PM #PROTEST #BUS TICKET HIKE #TAMIL NADU NEWS
According to reports, the first-ever Rajini Makkal Magalir Mandram has been formed in Trichy. On December 31, 2017, Superstar Rajinikanth announced that he will be forming his own political party and contest in assembly elections.
BY AISHWARYA | JAN 22, 2018 4:23 PM #RAJINIKANTH #TAMIL NADU NEWS
A 25-year-old woman reportedly tried to commit suicide after her lover refused to marry her. Reports say, the 27-year-old lover promised to wed her at a temple on January 19. However, the man failed due to show up on the day due to alleged opposition from parents and instead promised to pay settlement money. Shocked by this, the woman attempted suicide by slitting her throat. A case has been registered against the man for abetment of suicide.
BY HARITHA | JAN 22, 2018 4:09 PM #WEDDING #LOVER #SUICIDE #ATTEMPT #TAMIL NADU NEWS
The Tamil Nadu government is reportedly planning to add 2,000 new buses to its existing fleet of buses. The government has also decided to install toilets in long-distance buses, in addition to plying buses in the night-time.