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Prime Minister Modi plan to tackle fishermen issue in Tamil Nadu

July 28, 2017

RAMESHWARAM: Inaugrating the Dr A P J Abdul Kalam National Memorial at Pei Karumbu on Pamban Island in Ramanathapuram district, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday unveiled a deep sea-fishing scheme to help fishermen from this region of Tamil Nadu. Under the Centre's Blue Revolution scheme, fishermen from the southern edge of the state's coas...

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PM Modi in inaugration of A.P.J. Abdul Kalam memorial Stills

July 27, 2017

Check out the stills of Indian Prime Minister in inaugration of Late President DR. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam memorial in Rameswaram. [usercontrol: ~/user controls/gallery.ascx ImageUrl=/img/others/Narendra-Modi-in-Memorial-Stills-27-07-17]...

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Modi invokes Tamil to captivate audience

July 27, 2017

RAMESWARAM (TAMIL NADU): "I considered it my privilege to come to the holy land of Rameswaram," said Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Tamil to the delight of the gathering he addressed here after inaugurating a memorial for late President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. "Nanbargale, vanakkam! Indha punidha sthalamana Rameswaram nagarathuku vandadhai en baghyam...

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Modi inaugurates Kalam memorial in Rameswaram

July 27, 2017

RAMESWARAM (TAMIL NADU): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday inaugurated former President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's memorial in Tamil Nadu's Ramananthapuram district. Modi also flagged off 'Kalam Sandesh Vahini', an exhibition bus which would travel across various states and reach Rashtrapati Bhavan on October 15, the 86th birth anniversary of the...

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Strike by TN's fireworks factories against GST rate continues

July 04, 2017

CHENNAI: Fireworks factories in the southern state were shut for the fifth consecutive day on Tuesday in protest against 28 per cent tax levied on them under the GST system, an office-bearer of their association said. "Today (Tuesday) is the fifth day of closure of fireworks units in Tamil Nadu. The statements made by state and central ministers o...

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Chidambaram attacks GST in its present form, says it will lead to inflation

July 01, 2017

KARAIKUDI: In a scathing attack on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in its current form, senior Congress leader and former Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said it will put a burden on the common man and hugely affect small, medium and micro businesses and entrepreneurs while being inflationary with multiple rates. The anti-profiteering ...

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8 Indian fishermen arrested by SL Navy, TN govt fumes

June 24, 2017

Nagapptinam/Chennai: Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested today by the Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in the territorial waters of the island country, drawing angry reaction from the state government which termed it as an "abduction". The fishermen from Nagapattinam were fishing near Paruthithurai when they were held by Lankan naval per...

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