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NEET Exam: Tamil Nadu Boy's dad dies in Kerala

May 07, 2018

KOCHI: Before Thiruvarur native Kasthuri Mahalingam left the hotel to appear for NEET, he told his father Krishnaswamy Srinivasan (46) that he would see him soon. His father was unable to accompany him as he had experienced chest pain and minutes later Srinivasan died after a cardiac arrest as his son waited at the exam hall for the test. The libr...


TNPCB appellate authority to hear Sterlite's appeal

May 04, 2018

CHENNAI: The appellate authority of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) will hear an appeal by Tuticorin's Sterlite Copper on Friday against the pollution regulator's decision to not renew the Consent to Operate (CTO) issued to the smelter unit. The CTO issued to the unit expired on March 31 and was not renewed after which the company f...


TN's major parties condemn Central government for 'insulting' Tamil

April 30, 2018

CHENNAI: Leaders of two major political parties - the DMK and PMK - on Monday condemned the BJP-led Central government for "insulting" Tamil language by neglecting Tamil scholars for the Presidential Award of Certificate of Honour and Maharishi Badrayan Vyas Samman. Condemning the Central government's action, DMK leader M.K. Stalin said the BJP le...