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News India » Tamil Nadu: Tamil Nadu-Sri Lanka drug nexus: Something fishy about these fishermen

News channel or source: https://www.oneindia.com/india/tamil-nadu-sri-lanka-drug-nexus-something-fishy-about-these-fishermen-2646412.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Further the proximity between Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka has made it a smugglers paradise. While at first the couriers were the refugees, today it is the fishermen. Recently the Sri Lankan naval fleet apprehended six Indian fishermen and also seized a ...

News India » Tamil Nadu: India film star Kamal Haasan launches political party

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-43137914
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Indian film star Kamal Haasan has launched his new political party in the southern state of Tamil Nadu. Mr Haasan, 62, made the announcement in the town of Madurai before crowds of his party supporters. The state has a history of actors-turned-politicians ...

News India » Tamil Nadu: Tamil Nadu IAS officers’ association slams assault

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/tamil-nadu-ias-officers-association-slams-assault-on-top-bureaucrat-in-delhi/articleshow/63017728.cms
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu IAS Officers’ Association on Wednesday strongly condemned ... but within the constitutional framework. “The All India Services Act and Rules provide for this. The appropriate provisions on the roles and responsibilities of ...

News India » Tamil Nadu: Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore medico bags third rank at all-India level NEET-PG

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/tamil-nadu/2018/feb/21/tamil-nadus-cuddalore-medico-bags-third-rank-at-all-india-level-neet-pg-1776590.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Image for representational purpose only. CHENNAI: A Cuddalore native who pursued his MBBS course in the Government Madurai Medical College has secured third rank at the all-India level NEET-PG. R Madhan, who hails from Konjikuppam village, has also scored ...

News India » Tamil Nadu: ‘We know nothing of their politics’: Will Tamil Nadu’s Muslims back Kamal Haasan and Rajinikanth?

News channel or source: https://scroll.in/article/869395/we-know-nothing-of-their-politics-will-tamil-nadus-muslims-back-kamal-haasan-and-rajinikanth
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Given these backgrounds, will Muslims in Tamil Nadu back Rajinikanth and Haasan? And will their entry in politics alter the way the community approaches politics in the state? Like elsewhere in India, Partition had a profound impact on Muslims in Tamil Nadu.

News India » Tamil Nadu: Tamil actor Kamal Haasan launches new political party

News channel or source: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/south-asia/tamil-actor-kamal-haasan-launches-new-political-party
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

NEW DELHI - An actor known for his role as a professor who teaches his students to be responsible citizens has made his official political debut in Tamil Nadu, continuing the tradition of actors becoming politicians in India. Mr Kamal Haasan, 63 ...

News India » Tamil Nadu: Indian water dispute settled after 200 years

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/indias-water-dispute-200-year-old-cauvery-river-conflict-settled/ar-BBJcDNe
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

(CNN)India's top court may have finally ended a centuries-long ... body to regulate the release of water from the Cauvery river. The states of Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, along with the union territory of Puducherry, all claim a share of water ...

News India » Tamil Nadu: 15 'Samsung Smart Healthcare' centres launched in Tamil Nadu

News channel or source: http://www.bgr.in/news/15-samsung-smart-healthcare-centres-launched-in-tamil-nadu/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

To provide affordable yet quality healthcare to patients from the lower strata of society, Samsung India and the Tamil Nadu government on Monday launched 15 “Samsung Smart Healthcare” centres in the state. Chief Minister K. Palaniswami formally ...

News India » Tamil Nadu: How Tamil Nadu became one of the world’s leading renewable energy markets

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/technology/how-tamil-nadu-became-one-of-the-world-e2-80-99s-leading-renewable-energy-markets/ar-BBJjpmv
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu is one of the top-nine markets globally to have achieved an exceptionally large share of renewable power generation, according to a report by US-based think-tank Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis ...

News India » Tamil Nadu: Attacks against India's Christians doubled in 2017

News channel or source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/attacks-against-indias-christians-doubled-in-2017-55262
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The party has now the largest representation in the country's parliament. A majority of the attacks stem from four of India's 29 states - Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and Chhattisgarh - three of which are governed by the BJP. "Christians are ...