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State in southern India

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Tamil Nadu: State in southern India
Tamil Nadu is a state in South India. Its capital and largest city is Chennai. Tamil Nadu lies in the southernmost part of the Indian subcontinent and is bordered by the union territory of Puducherry and the South Indian states of Kerala, Karnataka, and Andhra Pradesh. It is bounded by the Eastern Ghats on the north, by the Nilgiri Mountains, the Meghamalai Hills, and Kerala on the west, by the Bay of Bengal in the east, by the Gulf of Mannar and the Palk Strait on the southeast, and by the Indian Ocean on the south. The state shares a maritime border with the nation of Sri Lanka. Its official language is Tamil, which is one of the longest-surviving classical languages in the world.

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Tamil Nadu teacher beats and kicks student for not attending school | Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu teacher beats and kicks student for not attending school | Oneindia News

Video of a Tamil Nadu teacher beating his student has gone viral on social media. The teacher has been arrested after the student pressed charges against him. #TamilNaduTeacher #TeacherbeatsStudent..

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Tamil Nadu: Father arrested for euthanising 14-yr-old son with bone cancer in Salem | Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu: Father arrested for euthanising 14-yr-old son with bone cancer in Salem | Oneindia News

A 14-year-old boy has died in Tamil Nadu after he was put under the effects of euthanasia by his own father. Today, police said that three men have been arrested in connection to the case, including..

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DVAC raids at former Tamil Nadu minister KC Veeramani's home; AIADMK members protest | Oneindia News [Video]

DVAC raids at former Tamil Nadu minister KC Veeramani's home; AIADMK members protest | Oneindia News

The Department of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption has conducted raids at former Tamil Nadu minister KC Veeramani's residence and other properties linked to him. AIADMK cadres gathered outside KC..

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NEET aspirant dies by suicide, 17-year-old feared failing | Oneindia News [Video]

NEET aspirant dies by suicide, 17-year-old feared failing | Oneindia News

On a day that the Tamil Nadu government passed a bill exempting students from NEET if they want to enroll in medical colleges in the state, a 17 yr old student reportedly died by suicide feating she..

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Tamil Nadu government passes bill to scrap NEET medical exams | Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu government passes bill to scrap NEET medical exams | Oneindia News

The Tamil Nadu government has passed a bill seeking to scrap NEET medical entrance examinations. The bill seeks to allow admission to MBBS and BDS courses on class 12th marks. All parties in the state..

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Tamil Nadu: 23-year-old woman is arrested for allegedly torturing her 2-year-old son | Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu: 23-year-old woman is arrested for allegedly torturing her 2-year-old son | Oneindia News

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested by the Tamil Nadu Police for allegedly torturing her two-year-old child. #TamilNadu #ChildAbuse #Thulasi

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In his letter, Stalin referred to Tamil Nadu's firecracker industry that is concentrated around the town of Sivakasi.
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Tamil Nadu: Government announces more lockdown relaxations ahead of festive season

From November 1, private exhibitions, playschools, nursery schools, and Anganwadis can function, ensuring that the caretakers, workers are vaccinated.
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Netizens question Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin for meeting vulgar, hate-mongering Youtubers, influencers

Netizens lashed out at the vulgar content that they had been propagating on social media, in order to earn money and gain popularity.
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'There won't be any shortage': Centre's assurance on coal supply amid power blackout concerns

Union coal minister Prahlad Joshi on Tuesday said there has been no let-up in coal supply across India and assured that there won't be any shortage amid concerns over power blackouts.Joshi's statement..
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After Mundra drug haul, Adanis ban Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran

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Centre trying to turn Tamil Nadu into a nuclear waste dumpyard: Vaiko


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Tamil Nadu: 6-month old injured Tiger cub rescued successfully

Since the time of its spotting two days ago, forest staff had been tracking the weak-appearing cub.
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Tamil Nadu school reopening: Physical classes for standard I to VIII students to begin on Nov 1


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Chances of Covid-19 spread in schools low: WHO chief scientist

Tamil Nadu should consider reopening schools for all classes, WHO chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan has said, citing sero-survey results and huge learning loss over past 18 months.
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Tamil Nadu 'honour killing' case: Verdict after 18-years long wait that saw 36 witnesses flip

The case is related to young couple D Kannagi and S Murugesan who were killed by the woman's family following their inter-caste marriage in May 2003.
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Tamil Nadu to hold its third COVID-19 vaccination drive on September 26

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Defence ministry places Rs 7,523 crore order for 118 new Arjun tanks

The defence ministry on Thursday finally placed the Rs 7,523 crore order for 118 Arjun Mark-1A main-battle tanks, which have 72 “upgrades” for better firepower, mobility, protection and endurance,..
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Tamil Nadu to sponsor 7.5% students under government school quota

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R N Ravi sworn in as Tamil Nadu governor

Chief Justice of the Madras high court Sandeep Banerjee administered the oath of office to Ravi at an event held on the lawns of Raj Bhavan in Guindy.
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Tamil Nadu raises quota for women in govt jobs from 30% to 40%

The Tamil Nadu government has increased the quota for women in government jobs from 30% to 40%. Making the announcement in the state assembly on Monday, state finance and human resource management..
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Will Centre foreclose NH work in Tamil Nadu as contractors complain of lack of support from state govt?


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Tamil Nadu extends ban on political gatherings, festivals- COVID restrictions extended till THIS date

Tamil Nadu has extended the ban on festivals, political and religious gatherings in view of the current COVID situation.
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Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttarakhand get new governors


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ECI announces bypoll to fill two Rajya Sabha vacancies from Tamil Nadu


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Over 30 people have tested positive for COVID in Tamil Nadu after the government decided to reopen the schools in the state.
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The IMD predicted that during the three-day period, heavy to very heavy rains is expected to take place over Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala.
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Citizens of Karnataka will longer be able to gamble or bet online - Here's Why

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The Tamil Nadu government has announced that a sanctuary for sea cows will be established to protect endangered species.
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The Madras HC has directed the Tamil Nadu government that only native breed bulls can take part in the traditional bull-taming sport.
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Former Tamil Nadu Health Minister and AIADMK leader Dr C Vijayabaskar tweeted that he was shocked and saddened by the passing of Mrs Vijayalakshmi.
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