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Tamil Nadu: State in Southern India
Tamil Nadu, is one of the 28 states of 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.

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Over 1.51 lakh died in road accidents last year; UP tops among states

The number of persons killed in road crashes in India touched all time high in 2018 registering over 1.51 lakh fatalities, an increase of nearly 3,500 more people losing their lives as compared to..
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Pay 50,000 to apply for DMK civic poll ticket

For mayors’ posts for the 15 corporations across Tamil Nadu, an application would cost Rs 50,000. The rates were fixed by party chief MK Stalin at a meeting of district secretaries at Anna..
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TN Seshan, CEC who tamed politicians, dies at 86

A 1955 batch IAS officer of the Tamil Nadu cadre, Tirunellai Narayana Iyer Seshan served as a senior bureaucrat in various capacities including as cabinet secretary of India in 1989 and earlier as the..
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464 Bhishma tanks to made in Tamil Nadu’s Avadi


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BJP IT arm takes fight over Tamil Nadu icon online


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I-T dept attaches Rs 1,600-cr 'benami' assets of Sasikala

The Income Tax Department has attached 'benami' assets worth Rs 1,600 crore belonging to VK Sasikala, an aide to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa, officials said on Tuesday. Sources said..
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CBI conducting searches across the country in bank fraud cases

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered around 35 cases related to bank frauds. The searches are being conducted in Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka,..
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Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen chased away by Lankan Navy

Over 3,000 fishermen from Tamil Nadu were allegedly chased away by Sri Lankan Navy when they were fishing near Katchatheevu islet. The fishermen from this island town had ventured into the sea in over..
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Lakshadweep, Kerala and Tamil Nadu likely to receive heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Mahe: IMD

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the Severe Cyclonic storm Maha which was over the east-central Arabian Sea and adjoining Lakshadweep area has moved north-northwestwards, with..
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Tamil Nadu: NIA searches 6 locations across 5 districts for IS links

The early morning searches were carried out at two locations in Coimbatore City, besides one location each in Sivaganga, Tiruchirapalli, Nagapattinam, and Toothukudi districts.
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Tamil Nadu governor, Nirmala Sitharaman pay tributes to Sardar Patel


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Malware detected in Kudankulam nuclear facility, critical systems safe: Official

A malware was detected in a personal computer at the Kudankulam nuclear power plant (KKNPP) in Tamil Nadu. The Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL), under the department of atomic energy (DAE),..
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Schools, colleges to remain closed in 6 south Tamil Nadu districts due to heavy rains today

Cyclone 'Kyarr' in the Arabian Sea has created a "Depression" over the Indian ocean, bringing heavy rainfall to Kerala, Lakshadweep, Karnataka and south Tamil Nadu.
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Sujith Death: Tamil Nadu CM urges public to cover all borewells, warns of action against violators

Palaniswami visited the aggrieved household and offered his condolences to the family and announced a solatium of Rs 10 lakh on behalf of the state government and Rs 10 lakh on behalf of the party.
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'Kyarr' slows down into 'Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm'; heavy rainfall warning in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

It is very likely to weaken into a 'Very Severe Cyclonic Storm' on Wednesday morning and further into a 'Severe Cyclonic Storm' by Thursday evening, IMD said.
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Tamil Nadu: Two-year-old Sujith Wilson, trapped in borewell for 3 days, dies

His body was retrieved in a decomposed state.
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PM says praying for boy trapped in borewell in Tamil Nadu

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said his prayers are with the three-year-old Sujith, trapped in an abandoned borewell since Friday near Tiruchirapalli in Tamil Nadu, saying every effort is..
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'Super Cyclonic Storm' Kyarr moves away from Mumbai; IMD warns of heavy rainfall in Kerala, Tamil Nadu

It is very likely to maintain the intensity of a Super Cyclonic Storm till Monday evening and weaken gradually thereafter.
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Chennai: Indefinite strike by Tamil Nadu doctors enters third day

The doctors have been demanding an increase in salaries among other demands for more than two years, as stated by S Balakrishnan, convener of FOGDA. Speaking to ANI, Balakrishnan said: "They are..
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PM lauds Tamil Nadu govt for 'excellent arrangements' for Sino-India summit


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Northeast monsoon: TN CM chairs review meeting

Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday chaired a review meeting in light of the ongoing northeast monsoon and issued directives to officials, including deputing trained personnel to the..
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Post IT raids godman Kalki Bhagavan claims to be 'more powerful'

In the video, Kalki Bhagavan, who was born as Vijaykumar, said: "The government or the IT Department has said we have fled the country." And refuted the claims accusing the media of spreading such..
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Heavy rain lashes Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu, red alert issued

While Kerala witnessed incessant rainfall from Monday morning, heavy rains caused a fresh flood scare in parts of Karnataka.
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Why PM Narendra Modi is reaching out to Tamil Nadu

In the past couple of months, there have been several instances when PM Narendra Modi has been seen wooing the Tamil people. While DMK is yet to take a stand on the PM’s overtures, Congress sees it..
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PM Modi shares Tamil translation of poem he penned during Mamallapuram visit

PM Narendra Modi on Sunday shared the Tamil translation of the poem that he penned during his stay in Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram, where he had held informal talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping. In..
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Karnataka tops innovation ranking of states, best investment destination: Niti Aayog

Karnataka has topped the first-ever innovation ranking of states, followed by Tamil Nadu and Maharasthra, a Niti Aayog sponsored report said on Thursday. Bihar, Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh, on the other..
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Now, common entrance test for 15 central universities

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct a common admission test for 15 of the central universities of the country from the 2020-21 academic session. These will include universities of Assam,..
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Northeast monsoon arrives in south India, moderate rains expected: IMD

The northeast monsoon which was expected to reach the southern states on October 17, arrived a day earlier said S Balachandran, the South Zone Head of the IMD. Isolated places in Tamil Nadu, Southern..
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Coastal Karnataka, Tamil Nadu to receive heavy rainfall today: IMD

Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning very likely at isolated places over Kanataka, Kerala, Mahe, Lakshadweep and Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal
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Heavy rain predicted in Kerala, Karnataka today

The weather forecast agency further predicted that Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal are also likely to witness heavy downpour throughout the day
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'Have found it to be very helpful': PM Modi answers Twitter users query

Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on Sunday to answer a query that many of his followers have been asking him since yesterday about an object which he was carrying while plogging at..
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PM goes plogging on TN beach, gives Swachh & Fit India drives a big boost

PM Narendra Modi collected trash on Saturday morning from the Mamallapuram beach for over half an hour, giving a much-needed push to ‘plogging’ or picking up litter while jogging. Strolling along a..
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India-China informal summit: Tamil Nadu CM thanks Modi for choosing Mamallapuram as venue


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Modi accepts Xi's invitation for third informal summit in China

President Xi extended the invitation during the second informal summit in Mamallapuram of Tamil Nadu.
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PM Modi thanks people of Tamil Nadu for their warmth, hospitality showered during Mamallapuram summit

"A special Thank You to my sisters and brothers of Tamil Nadu. As always, their warmth and hospitality was outstanding. It's always a delight to be among the people of this dynamic state. I also thank..
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Modi gives Xi Jinping a walkthrough on Tamil Nadu’s artefacts and handlooms


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Mamallapuram Spirit: 2nd India-China informal summit kicks off with PM Modi giving Xi Jinping tour of historic sites

During Jinping's 24-hour visit, both leaders will be spending 6 hours together in Tamil Nadu's temple town of Mamallapuram.
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When it comes to good education, looks alone don’t matter

Niti Aayog’s School Education Quality Index shows just how inconsistent the quality of a government school education is across the country. While Kerala and Tamil Nadu remained top overall performers..
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'It's gladdening that TN will host President Xi Jinping,' tweets PM Modi as he arrives in Chennai

PM Modi was received at the airport by Governor Banwarilal Purohit and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, along with other officials.
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Spruced up and fortified, TN port town Mamallapuram awaits Xi, Modi

Xi touches down in Chennai around lunchtime and will undertake an hour-long drive to this seashore town around 4 pm. He will undertake an hour-long drive to Mamallapuram town around 4 pm. The next day,..
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Trade, defence to top agenda at Modi-Xi informal meet on Oct 11-12

Trade, defence, security and stronger people ties besides the larger global scenario will feature prominently in conversations between PM Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping when they meet..
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Xi Jinping and PM Modi to chart broader pathways for development in informal summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold their second informal summit in Tamil Nadu's coastal town of Mamallapuram on October 11-12 to chart broader pathways for..
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Tamil Nadu: Fishermen demand release of fraternity, to go on hunger strike from Oct 11

The association of fishermen said that they will go on a hunger strike from October 11 urging the government to release the detained fishermen.
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Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit India

Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit India from October 11 to 12 for the second informal summit with PM Narendra Modi, the external affairs ministry announced on Wednesday. The summit will be held..
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Modi-Xi will meet in Tamil Nadu for informal summit: Town remembers meeting of 1956

According to the Hindu Newspaper archives, Prime Minister Zhou Enlai arrived in the Madras on December 5, 1956 on a two-day visit
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PM Modi plays ‘Tamil pride’ card in Chennai after Hindi row

Countering allegations that his government is trying to impose Hindi and make it the national language, Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again played the “Tamil pride” card in Chennai on Monday...
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World expects from India a lot: PM Modi to BJP cadres in Chennai

Upon his arrival at the airport, PM Modi was greeted by Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit along with other dignitaries.
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World has 'great expectations' from India, says PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi on Monday said the world has "great expectations" from India, and asserted that his government will lead the country to a path of "greatness" where it will be beneficial to the entire..
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Tamil Nadu: 3 more medical students arrested for alleged impersonation in NEET exam

This comes a day after Tamil Nadu police arrested a father-son duo in alleged connection in the case.
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Tamil Nadu bypolls: Congress names Ruby Manoharan as Nanguneri candidate

The Congress party on Friday appointed Ruby Manoharan as the party candidate from Tamil Nadu's Nanguneri constituency for the ensuing by-elections in the state.
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