Tag: Tamil Nadu

Quota for Marathas: Present system of reservation causing reverse discrimination

Newsroom24x7 Network Mumbai: The Maharashtra State Assembly and legislative Council have passed a Bill to grant 16 per cent reservation in jobs and admissions in academic institutions to the Marathas. This raises the percentage of quota for SCs/STs and other backward classes (OBCs)  in Maharashtra from 52 to 68 per cent, which is against the

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Inward Remittances: Kerala, Maharashtra and Karnataka receive the maximum; MP is a lower rung State

Lalit Shastri Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu together received 58.7 per cent of total inward remittances in 2016-17. The central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh, being ruled continuously by the BJP for last 15 years, is ranked 15th in terms State-wise share in Inward Remittances during 2016-17. Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan

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Science academies back neutrino lab project in Tamil Nadu

Dinesh C Sharma New Delhi: The India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO), an ambitious mega science project, has been at the centre of a controversy in Tamil Nadu with some political groups raising questions about environment clearance granted for setting up the underground facility in Bodi West Hills in Theni district. Now three national science academies have assured that the

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Selva Kumari J. appointed as Executive Director HEPC

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The district magistrate of Etawah in Uttar Pradesh, Selva Kumari Jayarajan, (IAS, UP:2006) has been cleared for appointment as Executive Director, Handloom Export Promotion Council (HEPC) at Cheennai under the Ministry of Textiles for a period of fourt years. Tamil Nadu is Selva Kumari’s home state. She did her B.Arch. from

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Panguni Uthiram -Exclusive from Bhopal

  Newsroom24x7 Network Bhopal: Panguni is the last month of the year as per Tamil calendar. Hindus offer prayers to Lord Murugan to mark the Panguni Uthiram festival. The documentary on Panguni  Uthiram, produced by Nobles Knowledge Alliance and premiered online by Newsroom24x7 Live Stream, begins with the special pooja this year in Bhopal to

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Tamil Nadu, MP, UP, AP, Chattisgarh lead in addressing urban poverty

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh are ahead of other States in implementing Urban Poverty Alleviation Programme during the last three years from 2014 to 2017. According to the information furnished to Rajya Sabha today by Minister of State for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Tamil Nadu

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Sasikala proxy Palaniswami sworn-in as Tamil Nadu Chief Minister

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chennai: Edappadi K Palaniswami, nominated for the top post by convicted and jailed AIADMK leader V K Sasikala, was today sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. With todays swearing-in the fate of caretaker Chief Minisetr O Panneerselvam, who had revolvted against Sasikala, has been sealed. Governor C Vidyasagar Rao administered the

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Income Tax sleuths raid TN chief Secretary’s residence

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chennai: Income tax department conducted a search and seizure operation at the residential premises ofTamil Nadu Chief Secretary P Rama Mohana Rao, on Wednesday. The raid on TN’s top bureaucrat’s house by the Income Tax department is being described in official circles as too late an action. While an officer said nothing will

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Jayalalithaa is on life support system

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chennai: Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalakithaa, who is battling with life at Apollo Hospital  here, has been out on life support system. Apollo Hospital today refuted rumours and announced that Jayalalithaa is very critical and on life support system. There is huge police deployment in the State capital while ruling AIADMK legislators

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Haryana asked to control H5N8 Avian influenza Virus

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi/Bhopal: The State Government of Haryana has been asked to initiate control and containment operation for highly pathogenic H5N8 AI virus after samples sent from domestic ducks at Blue Bird Restaurant of Haryana Tourism at Hissar to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD) in Bhopal on Wednesday, November 2, have

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80 DMK MLAs suspended from TN Assembly

Newsroom24x7 Staff Chennai: About 80 opposition DMK MLAs were today suspended for a week from the Tamil Nadu Assembly after there was ruckus in the House. The Speaker ordered the eviction of all the DMK MLAs present when the DMK Members lost control and lodged a loud protest after ruling AIADMK MLAs took a dig

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International Tiger Day and the Tale of Tumbling Tiger Numbers

Newsroom24x7 Staff As we observe the International Tiger Day on July 29, what stares everyone in the face is the rising number of tiger deaths across different parts of the country this year. Madhya Pradesh presents the worst scenario with 19 tiger deaths against the total mortality figure of 59 in the country between January 1

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BJP registers historic victory in Assam; LDF wins Kerala; Jaya, Mamata return to power

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: BJP today registered a historic victory in Assam by defeating the ruling Congress which has also been ousted from power in Kerala by the Left Democratic front.  In two other States Tamil Nadu and West Bengal that also went to polls, Jayalalitha and Mamata Banerjee have returned to power with thumping

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Election Commission announces poll dates for 4 states, 1 UT

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Election Commission of India today announced the Schedule for the General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry. The terms of the Legislative Assemblies of Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Puducherry are normally due to expire as follows: Tamil Nadu 22

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