PM Narendra Modi remembered MG Ramachandran, the former Tamil Nadu CM and Bharat Ratna recipient on his birth anniversary, on January 17. PM Modi said, "He is widely admired as an effective administrator who placed top priority on social justice and empowerment." MG Ramachandran was the founder of the AIADMK and served as the TN CM for 10 years (1977-1987) and was awarded posthumously Bharat Ratna in 1988.
Amid rising cases of Covid-19, the Jallikattu competition began in the Palamedu area of Madurai district in Tamil Nadu on January 15. Hundreds of people gathered on the second day of the bull-taming sport, Jallikattu. Earlier on January 14, health officials informed that 80 injuries were reported. The Tamil Nadu government had allowed 300 bulls and 150 spectators for the competition. The Jallikattu competition is conducted at the Pongal… read-more
Amid rising cases of Covid-19, the Jallikattu competition began at Avaniyapuram Village In Madurai district at 8 am. The Tamil Nadu government had allowed 300 bulls and 150 spectators. During the event, hundreds of villagers gathered on the roof and outside the barricades. "We are happy that the government has allowed the conduct of Jallikattu in the state," one bull owner said. The Jallikattu competition is conducted on Pongal… read-more
PM Narendra Modi inaugurated 11 medical colleges in Tamil Nadu, on January 12. The colleges worth Rs 4,000 crores have been inaugurated in Virudhunagar, Namakkal, Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Thiruvallur, Nagapattinam, Dindigul, Kallakurichi, Ariyalur, Ramanathapuram and Krishnagiri districts, increasing MBBS seats to 92,222, by 79.60%. Besides colleges, PM Modi also launched new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamili in the State, worth Rs… read-more
PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to launch 11 medical colleges in Tamil Nadu, on January 12. Besides, PM Modi will also inaugurate new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai. Established at an estimated cost of Rs. 4,000 crores, the medical colleges in TN districts are part of enhanced medical infrastructure and education vision of the Union Government. Notably, the inauguration event will be held virtually, said PMO.
In the 3rd National Water Awards-2020, Uttar Pradesh topped the ranking among the Indian states, followed by Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu, said the Ministry of Jal Shakti, on January 7. Reportedly, the award encourages the stakeholders to conserve water under the government's vision of 'Jal Samridh Bharat'. However, UP's Muzaffarnagar was also awarded ''Best District'', followed by Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar in Punjab.
Amid the rising demand for eco-friendly products, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor requested the Central government to provide an incentive to scale up the production of eco-friendly products on Twitter. He also reshared a video. The video shows that a man is showing food containers, bottles, and Glass tumblers made of rice bran. ''Various such innovations are in the works… read-more
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Rupa Gurunath, the President of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA), stepped down from the post, on December 31. "It has been my pleasure and true honour to have served as President of one of the most prestigious cricket association of the Country," said Gurunath, the daughter of former BCCI President N Srinivasan. Notably, Rupa Gurunath was elected as TNCA President in 2019.
The Tamil Nadu government issued a red alert for rainfall in the four districts of the state that includes Chennai, Kanchipuram, Thiruvallur, and Chinglepet. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) also said that heavy rainfall is expected over Villupuram, Cuddalore, Chengalpattu, Nagapattinam, Puducherry, and Karaikal area on December 31 and January 1. Besides, heavy rainfall is likely over south coastal Andhra Pradesh till January 1,… read-more
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The NITI Aayog, on December 27, released the Health Care Service Index 2019-2020. As per the released report, southern states like Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh are top four states with best services. Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh was the worst on the NITI Aayog index of health care services. The report was released in collaboration with the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and World Bank.
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