After a lorry and a TN state transportation Bus collided in the early morning of September 24, fifteen people sustained injuries and three lost their lives in Palani, Tamil Nadu. As per reports, the collision was caused due to the lorry driver falling asleep and losing control of the vehicle. The Police stated that the injured were moved to Palani government hospital, whereas the lorry driver is being investigated.
Owing to the re-opening of schools in Tamil Nadu, Health Secretary J Radhakrishanan revealed that almost 400 students in the state have tested positive for covid-19. Besides, the state health department is regularly monitoring the situation as the infection rate is at its peak. However, the situation in the state was not alarming and most of the cases were isolated and sporadic.
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Soundharya T, a 17-year-old NEET student was found dead at her home in Vellore, Tamil Nadu on Sept 15. Reportedly, she committed suicide due to the fear of failing in NEET that she gave on Sept 12. However, she had scored 510 out of 600 in the competitive exams. Moreover, her parents have demand to "ban NEET" exam. Besides, her death is third of its kind in TN.
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Ola Electric CEO Bhavish Aggarwal on September 13 announced that its newly built Ola Electric factory for manufacturing electric scooters in Tamil Nadu will entirely be run by women. He also said that there would be 10,000+ women and they'd also be responsible for every manufactured vehicle at Ola Futurefactory. ''Aatmnirbhar Bharat requires Aatmanirbhar women! It'll be the largest all-women factory in the world!,'' wrote Aggarwal on Twitter… read-more
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The Tamil Nadu Election Commissioner on September 13 announced that the rural local body election will be held in nine newly constituted districts on October 6 and 9. Candidates can file their nominations between September 15-22 and can also withdraw nominations by September 25. The nine districts include Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Vellore, Ranipet, Triupathur, Tirunelveli, and Tenkasi. The counting of votes will be… read-more
In a horrifying incident, a 22-year-old woman has been arrested from Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district for being inhuman with her 18-months old child. However, the video goes viral and reveals the cruelty of the woman after she is being witnessed thrashing & beating the baby until he starts bleeding. Besides, the woman has recorded over 250 videos of such inhumane behavior.
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A female cop in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar was strangled to death with a belt by her husband after a domestic dispute on August 20. Identified as Banupriya, the policewoman was married to Vignesh, a conductor in Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC), for six years. The couple, who had a daughter and a son, were arguing about Vignesh's decision to move to Madurai. An investigation into dowry harassment is underway.
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Madras HC passed an order on August 17 to either restore the Lok Sabha representation of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh or look for monetary compensation. Since Tamil Nadu successfully implemented its population control in 1962, both the states have been facing "unfair representation" in the Parliament. "Why states which could not successfully implement population benefit with more representation in Parliament?", the bench of Justices said.… read-more
Tamilzh Inian, the owner of a Tamil Nadu-based start-up company namely Frigate, has cloned a camera car for the Vintage Car Museum in Singapore. Inian said the museum issued an order to build something ''a box-like container'' to ''promote the museum''. The made-in-India movable camera car has two lenses and it is also ''first of its kind'' for the museum.
Following the statement of the accused in the 2017 Kodanad estate robbery-murder case, Opposition party AIADMK on August 18 organised a protest against the DMK government as they insist on probing into the case to incriminate its leaders. Former deputy CM Panneerselvam reported that they would continue to boycott the upcoming assembly sessions. “They are trying to revive the case to come up with fake evidence to target us,” said Panneerselvam… read-more