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Tamil Nadu: State in southern India
Tamil Nadu is a state in southern 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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Monitoring teams set up in Rameswaram to instruct locals about COVID SOPs [Video]

Monitoring teams set up in Rameswaram to instruct locals about COVID SOPs

Coronavirus cases continue to surge in the country. Amid COVID scare, Tamil Nadu government has intensified surveillance. On the orders of the District Collector, 29 monitoring teams have been set up..

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Hatred spreads wherever BJP, RSS go: Rahul Gandhi in Bengal [Video]

Hatred spreads wherever BJP, RSS go: Rahul Gandhi in Bengal

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi took a pot shot at BJP by saying that wherever the party and its ideologue RSS go, hatred starts to intensify there. He said, "People of Assam say their history and culture..

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Devotees in Kerala offer prayers on Vishu [Video]

Devotees in Kerala offer prayers on Vishu

On the auspicious festival of Vishu, devotees offered prayers at Pazhavangadi Ganapathi Temple in Thiruvananthapuram on April 14. Festival celebrates harvest and marks the beginning of Malayalam year...

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Watch: Policeman thrashes people at eatery in Tamil Nadu, caught on CCTV [Video]

Watch: Policeman thrashes people at eatery in Tamil Nadu, caught on CCTV

A closed circuit television camera captured a policeman thrashing staff and patrons at an eatery in Tamil Nadu on April 11. The incident reportedly occurred near Gandhipuram bus stand. The cop was seen..

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Watch: Police inspector thrashes bus passenger while eating food during night curfew in TN [Video]

Watch: Police inspector thrashes bus passenger while eating food during night curfew in TN

A police inspector thrashed passengers while they were eating food after 10 pm at a food stall in Coimbatore Gandhipuram bus stand. The incident got captured in CCTV. In the view of the rising COVID-19..

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COVID-19: Chennai's Marina beach deserted as new restrictions kick in [Video]

COVID-19: Chennai's Marina beach deserted as new restrictions kick in

Amid sudden surge in COVID-19 cases, Tamil Nadu government has shut all beaches in Chennai, Chengalpet and Kanchipuram districts for public on weekends and all government holidays starting from April..

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Ahead of Tamil new year, Golden Shower flower blooms in Coimbatore [Video]

Ahead of Tamil new year, Golden Shower flower blooms in Coimbatore

The flowers of the Golden Shower trees are blooming across Coimbatore ahead of Tamil New Year. These are the symbol of cultural significance for the people. The flower blooms once in year during the..

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People flout COVID-19 norms at Chennai's fish market [Video]

People flout COVID-19 norms at Chennai's fish market

People flouted COVID-related norms at a fish market in Chennai's Kasimedu area. They were seen without mask and were not maintain social distancing. Tamil Nadu government on April 10 issued a notice..

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No shortage of COVID vaccines in TN: State Health Secretary [Video]

No shortage of COVID vaccines in TN: State Health Secretary

Where several states are complaining about the shortage of COVID vaccines, Tamil Nadu on the other hand asserted that the state does not have any such problem. Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J..

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Tamil Nadu Election 2021 | Candidates | Tamil Fun Video | ICYMI | OneIndia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu Election 2021 | Candidates | Tamil Fun Video | ICYMI | OneIndia News

Tamil Nadu elections: Up until the voting, the election phase progressed to candidates list, manifestos, nominations and election campaigns. Which means more fun. Here is an update of exclusive weekly..

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Tamil Nadu Elections 2021: BJP wants criminal action against Kamal Haasan's daughter?| Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu Elections 2021: BJP wants criminal action against Kamal Haasan's daughter?| Oneindia News

BJP has filed a complaint against Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) chief Kamal Haasan’s daughter Shruti Haasan, accusing her of trespassing into a polling booth where she was accompanying her father for..

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Watch: DMK’s Kanimozhi, Covid-19 positive, votes wearing PPE kit in Chennai [Video]

Watch: DMK’s Kanimozhi, Covid-19 positive, votes wearing PPE kit in Chennai

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MP K Kanimozhi, who has tested positive for COVID-19, on Tuesday cast her vote for the Tamil Nadu assembly elections while wearing a Personal protective equipment (PPE) kit...

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Mumbai remains worst-hit, continues to record more cases than states [Video]

Mumbai remains worst-hit, continues to record more cases than states

Second wave of coronavirus has brought the country to its knees. With daily rising cases, Mumbai remains the worst-hit city as compared to the states of India. In last 24 hours, the financial capital..

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Tamil Nadu polls: DMK MP K Kanimozhi casts vote in PPE kit [Video]

Tamil Nadu polls: DMK MP K Kanimozhi casts vote in PPE kit

DMK MP K Kanimozhi, who had tested positive for COVID-19, cast her vote in PPE kit at a polling station in Chennai's Mylapore on April 06. Along with her, other positive patients also arrived at the..

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Tamil Nadu polls: Actor Vijay cycles his way to polling booth, video goes viral [Video]

Tamil Nadu polls: Actor Vijay cycles his way to polling booth, video goes viral

Tamil actor Vijay rode a bicycle to cast his vote as part of Tamil Nadu assembly polls. Vijay, who was recently seen in Master, cycled his way to the polling booth on Tuesday. In a video, Vijay is seen..

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Tamil Nadu Elections: Ajith grabs phone from fan trying to take selfie in poll booth | Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu Elections: Ajith grabs phone from fan trying to take selfie in poll booth | Oneindia News

Actor Ajith went to cast his vote with his wife Shalini at a Thiruvanmiyur poll booth. Ajith offered a mask to a maskless fan while standing in the queue. The actor lost control when a maskless fan was..

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Tamil Nadu Elections: Actor Vijay cycles to cast his vote, watch the video | Oneindia News [Video]

Tamil Nadu Elections: Actor Vijay cycles to cast his vote, watch the video | Oneindia News

Actor Vijay cycled to the voting booth to cast his vote as Tamil Nadu went to polls today. He wore a simple green t-shirt with a face mask. He was seen cycling on a red and black colored bicycle to..

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TN polls: Puducherry LG Tamilisai Soundararajan casts her vote in Chennai [Video]

TN polls: Puducherry LG Tamilisai Soundararajan casts her vote in Chennai

Telangana Governor and Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan cast her vote at a polling station in Virugambakkam in Chennai on April 06. Congress leader Karti Chidambaram also cast his..

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TN polls: Dy CM O Panneerselvam casts vote in Periyakulam [Video]

TN polls: Dy CM O Panneerselvam casts vote in Periyakulam

Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu O Panneerselvam and his family cast their votes in Periyakulam on Apr 06. The voting is underway to decide the fate of 957 candidates in the fray today. A total of..

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