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TN tableau showing women without blouses draws ire

TN tableau showing women without blouses draws ire

CHENNAI: The tableau at the parade in New Delhi on Saturday, portraying sari-clad women without blouses, has copped flak with people venting out on social media. The state government?s tableau showcased Mahatma Gandhi?s radical switch to loincloth in 1921. It depicted peasants in loincloths with bullocks. Suba Veerapandian, general secretary […]

9 temporary bus shelters to function in Madurai

9 temporary bus shelters to function in Madurai

MADURAI: Since the Periyar Bus Terminal in the city is set to be closed for revamp as a part of the Smart City project in , the (TNSTC) on Saturday announced that nine temporary bus shelters would be opened from Monday (January 28) as an alternative arrangement. The nine bus […]

Sterlite employees to fast until death from Mon

Sterlite employees to fast until death from Mon

TUTICORIN: Permanent employees of have announced that they will fast until death if the government does not reopen the copper smelter plant that was sealed on May 28, 2018. On Friday, hundreds of permanent employees staged a protest in front of the plant premises on the – Tuticorin highway, urging […]

Student rescues hen from well, but falls to death

Student rescues hen from well, but falls to death

MADURAI: A college student from a village near Usilampatt in died when he tried to rescue a hen which fell into a well. The victim was identified as C Suresh from Karampatti near Elumalai. He was studying in the second year at a private college in Nagamalai Pudukottai. After college, […]

7 from Tamil Nadu get prestigious Padma Shri

7 from Tamil Nadu get prestigious Padma Shri

CHENNAI: Seven people from Tamil Nadu have been awarded the this year. No one from the state has been awarded Padma Vibhushan or Padma Bhushan. Melmaruvathur-based spiritual sect founder Bangaru Adigalar, table tennis player Sharath Kamal, transgender Bharatanatyam dancer Nartaki Natraj, social worker and micro finance fame Chinna Pillai, ophthalmologist […]