According to reports, a van belonging to a private school overturned near Musiri in Trichy district on Saturday. The driver Sivakumar and children Teja, Gokul, Dharshini, Pradeepa and Poongavi were injured in the accident, say reports. Sivakumar and Teja are admitted to the government hospital in Trichy where they are receiving treatment.
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BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | DEC 16, 2017 11:20 AM #SCHOOLVAN #OVERTURNS #TRICHY #TAMIL NADU NEWS
According to reports, two people were killed when a police vehicle hit the bike they were travelling on the East Coast Road (ECR) off Pudukalpakkam near Mamallapuram. The 33-year-old and the 10-year-old were rushed to a hospital where they were declared brought dead, say reports. While reports claimed that the vehicle was part of Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit’s convoy, the Governor’s office has denied it. An elderly woman was also injured and hospitalised, reports added.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | DEC 16, 2017 10:37 AM #TAMILNADUGOVERNOR #EASTCOASTROAD #BANWARILALPUROHIT #TAMIL NADU NEWS
According to reports, a cop from Roshanai near Tindivanam was admitted to a hospital in Chennai due to kidney malfunctioning. Reports suggest that the family needed Rs 60 lakh for the treatment of the cop, Rajaram. Disturbed over the issue, Rajaram’s son Ranjith Kumar allegedly stabbed his mother and sister to death, and committed suicide by hanging himself, reports added.
Speaking at the birthday celebrations of Kollywood superstar Rajinikanth in Vellore, the actor’s friend Raj Bahadur said Rajinikanth is spiritual and wise, who has the tendency to help people. Further, he went on to add, “But Rajinikanth has another face that you don’t know. You will soon know that face that can change the fate of Tamil Nadu forever,” referring to the 67-year-old actor’s political plunge.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | DEC 16, 2017 9:09 AM #RAJINIKANTH #POLITICS #RAJBAHADUR #TAMIL NADU NEWS
Maduravoyal Law and Order Police Inspector Periyapandiyan was shot dead by robbers in Rajasthan. Maduravoyal sub-inspector Kalidoss said Periyapandiyan was a brave and tireless man who was always focussed on his work. Calling him an expert in nabbing criminals, Kalidoss said the Inspector had a friendly attitude. Further, the sub-inspector emotionally added that the cops who knew him feel like a child without parents, with nobody to care for it.
BY BEHINDWOODS NEWS BUREAU | DEC 15, 2017 11:33 PM #PERIYAPANDIYAN #TAMILNADUCOP #TAMIL NADU NEWS
According to reports, a 22-year-old murder-accused was hacked to death on Friday by a gang of around 10 persons, who intercepted the bus he was travelling in, at Thanichiyam near Vadipatti on Dindigul-Madurai highway. A report by The Hindu suggests that the murder could be an act of revenge. Police have reportedly formed three special teams to nab the accused.
Two passengers in a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus were reportedly forced to pay luggage fee for two chocolate boxes weighing less than 500 grams by the conductor. Panneerselvam , one of the passengers recounts the incident - “The conductor was rude and used abusive language when I confronted him over luggage fare. As I had cash, I purchased the ticket, even though I knew it was unjustified. What if a passenger did not have money and de-boarded during night hours”. General Manager Natarajan (TNSTC Tiruvannamalai region) assures that appropriate action will be taken after investigation.
BY POOJA | DEC 15, 2017 10:42 PM #LUGGAGEFEE #TNSTC #TAMIL NADU NEWS
DMK supremo M Karunanidhi on Friday visited the party’s headquarters, Anna Arivalayam in Chennai, after almost a year. The veteran leader put a signature in the Arivalayam registry book. When the party working president MK Stalin asked if he is happy, Karunanidhi nodded his head in a positive gesture. Cadres were excited and welcomed him at his house in Gopalapuram when the 93-year-old leader arrived.
Poonamallee High Road, the stretch between Poonamallee and Central station on EVR Periyar Salai will reportedly get a facelift, which involves significant repair and restorative works. NHAI (National Highway Authority of India) has floated tenders for the same. This is the result of a PIL which asked for an order to inspect the stretch and repair the National Highway (NH4) from Poonamallee Sub-Court to Central Railway Station.
BY POOJA | DEC 15, 2017 10:03 PM #CHENNAI #ROAD #TAMIL NADU NEWS
The Election Commission has reportedly appointed Vikram Batra as the special Electoral Officer for the RK Nagar bypoll. While Rajesh Lakhoni is the Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu, Vikram Batra will monitor the bypoll for RK Nagar constituency, say reports. Notably, the Returning Officer of the RK Nagar bypoll was changed after allegations of irregularities in nominations.
BY VIKRAMAN MANIRAJ | DEC 15, 2017 7:24 PM #RKNAGARBYPOLL #VIKRAMBATRA #TAMIL NADU NEWS
According to an analysis of candidates’ affidavits by the Arappor Iyakkam and the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) , nine out of fifty –nine candidates contesting in the RK Nagar bypoll have criminal cases pending against them. The report also mentions that the wealthiest candidate contesting is K. Kalaikottuthayam with declared assets worth Rs.16 crore, followed by TTV Dhinakaran and E.Madhusudhanan.
BY POOJA | DEC 15, 2017 7:16 PM #RKNAGARBYPOLL #TAMIL NADU NEWS
Tamil Nadu transport workers indulged in a protest near Pallavan House in Chennai on Friday. Traffic was halted near Pallavan House and Anna Salai due to the protest. Workers have also been protesting in Cuddalore and Madurai as well. Transport employees, who began their protest on Thursday, have demanded pay on par with the staff of other government departments.
BY LOKESH RV | DEC 15, 2017 5:50 PM #PROTEST #WORKERS #TAMIL NADU NEWS
According to reports, an MBBS student from Thakkali in Kanyakumari murdered his father’s friend who advised him to attend college regularly. Santosh, a final-year MBBS student of Annamalai University has allegedly been skipping his classes. His father Kumar requested his friend Nashwanth to advise his son. When he started to advise, Santosh allegedly stabbed him in a fit of rage and fled the spot. Police nabbed him with the help of neighbours.
BY AISHWARYA | DEC 15, 2017 5:27 PM #MURDER #TAMIL NADU NEWS
AIADMK MLA Arukutty who is well known for his dance movements has gone to RK Nagar on Friday as part of campaigning for AIADMK candidate Madhusoodanan in RK Nagar by-election. Earlier the MLA reportedly said that the late CM J Jayalalithaa has appreciated him for his dance performances. A by-election will be conducted in RK Nagar on December 21.
BY AISHWARYA | DEC 15, 2017 5:11 PM #MLA ARUKUTTY #RKNAGAR BYELECTION #TAMIL NADU NEWS
Matriculation public exam time table for class X, XI and XII have been released by the education department.
- Class X - March 16 to April 20, 2018
- Class XI - March 7 to April 16, 2018
- Class XII - March 1 to April 6, 2018
BY AISHWARYA | DEC 15, 2017 4:38 PM #PUBLIC EXAM #TAMIL NADU NEWS
As a major breakthrough, Rajasthan police has reportedly arrested four people who allegedly attacked Tamil Nadu cops. The four accused reportedly attacked TN cops who went to nab two suspected robbers involved in 3.5 kg gold loot from a jewellery shop in Chennai. Notably, police inspector Periyapandiyan was shot dead during the encounter.
BY LOKESH RV | DEC 15, 2017 12:55 PM #ROBBERY #ARREST #TAMIL NADU NEWS
While meeting the residents of RK Nagar for a survey on the upcoming election, one of the residents, an old woman said, “The voter's list says that I am dead. I have the voters ID but still, I cannot vote.” She said if she were able to vote, she would vote for AIADMK. A by-election will be held in RK Nagar on December 21 and the counting of the same will happen on December 24.
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BY AISHWARYA | DEC 15, 2017 11:29 AM #RK NAGAR #TAMIL NADU NEWS
According to reports, two multi-level parking lots outside Meenambakkam domestic and international terminals are to come up. The parking lots can hold 2,000 cars and the estimated budget for the construction of the same is Rs 2.5 crore. The Airports Authority of India has invited tenders and the project is expected to get over by 2019 end.
BY AISHWARYA | DEC 15, 2017 11:18 AM #AIRPORT #MULTILEVEL PARKING #TAMIL NADU NEWS
In what looks like a reward for the landmark protest for Jallikattu, the sport is set to happen in Chennai in the style of IPL ahead of the Tamil festival, Pongal. The league will reportedly be organised opposite the crocodile bank on January 7, 2018 as announced by the organisers of the event, Tamil Nadu Jallikattu Peravai, and Chennai Jallikattu Amaipu, while unveiling the logo for the event on Thursday.
BY AISHWARYA | DEC 15, 2017 10:52 AM #JALLIKATTU #TAMIL NADU NEWS
According to reports, doctor K Sridhar, who was caught on camera demanding bribe from a visually-impaired person to issue a disability stamp was found hanging in his friend’s residence. He was suspended from service after he confessed to taking bribe from patients to issue disability stamp. Since he was depressed after the suspension, his family reportedly advised him to stay away from the city and he stayed at his friend’s residence in Ponneri. Since he did not answer his phone calls, his relatives requested neighbors to check, who found him hanging. Earlier in September, ‘Arappor Iyakkam’ released a video on their YouTube channel in which the doctor was captured on camera demanding a bribe.