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Students strike: College announces holiday for next two days

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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Engineering student in top Chennai college commits suicide

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.

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Vishal case: HC orders to file case if cognizable offences made out

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.

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Chennai: Private company employee in trouble after stealing huge amount from own firm

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.

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Smartphones and computers don’t hamper bookworms

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.

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Shocking incident! Man jumps off busy Chennai flyover

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.

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First anniversary of Jallikattu protests: Kamal’s special message

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.

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Chennai woman loses huge amount by revealing OTP; dies

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.

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Relief for TN students

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.

 

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Man faces severe action after videotaping woman in popular Chennai hotel

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.

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RK Nagar visit: TTV makes proud statement

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."

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Kolathur Robbery Case: Shocking confession by main accused

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.

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"வைரமுத்துவை கடவுள் தண்டிப்பார்" சுப்பிரமணியன் சுவாமி காட்டம்

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.

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Sudden increase in child marriages recorded in this TN district

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.”

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Massive: Chennai college students start protesting

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.

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“God will punish Vairamuthu”: Top politician gets emotional

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.

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பேருந்து கட்டண உயர்வு: மாணவர்கள் திடீர் போராட்டத்தால் சென்னையில் பரபரப்பு

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.

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Big news: First ‘Rajini Makkal Magalir Mandram’ formed in this TN district

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.

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Chennai: Lover in major trouble after failing to show up on wedding day

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.

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TN Govt. makes huge announcement regarding buses

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.

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