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State in southern India

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Tamil Nadu: State in southern India
Tamil Nadu is a Federal 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. Its official language is Tamil, which is one of the longest-surviving classical languages in the world.

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Indian Embassy in Afghanistan alerts its nationals amid violence by the Taliban | Oneindia News

In a security advisory issued today, the Indian Embassy in Afghanistan asked its nationals to exercise caution and avoid all non-essential movement; The police in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai have taken a..

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Tamil Nadu minister on survey carried on shoulders by fishermen | Oneindia News

On a visit to inspect complaints of seashore erosion by fishermen, Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister Anitha R Radhakrishnan landed in controversy on Thursday. A video showing Radhakrishnan being carried by..

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Focus on 'Test-Track-Treat-Vaccinate': PM Modi's advice to states to stop third wave

Interacting with CMs of Tamil Nadu, Andhra, Karnataka, Odisha, Maharashtra & Kerala, PM asked them to focus on 'Test-Track-Treat-Vaccinate' approach.
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Mekedatu issue: Tamil Nadu BJP will stand by state govt, Annamalai says

“We are very clear about our stand on the Mekedatu issue, and we do not want to do politics over it,” he said in Trichy en route to Chennai where he will assume office on Friday.
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Karnataka’s Mekedatu dam project: Tamil Nadu all-party delegation to leave for Delhi


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Don’t wait for 3rd wave, try to avert it, says PM Narendra Modi

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No harm in Tamil Nadu govt forming a committee to study NEET exam impact, says Madras HC

A 9-member committee led by Retd Justice AK Rajan was formed to study the impact of NEET exam on medical aspirants.
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Covid: People treating third wave warning like weather update, not taking it seriously, says govt

The Union health ministry expressed concern over the gross violation of Covid-19 norms and said that people are treating third wave warning like a "weather update". The remarks come amid recent..
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NEET: Madras high court dismisses PIL challenging validity of Tamil Nadu’s panel

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BJP is not for bifurcating Tamil Nadu and creating Kongu Nadu: Party spokesperson

The party’s aim to create a prosperous Tamil Nadu and a strong Bharat, spokesperson of BJP’s TN unit A N S Prasad said on Monday.
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Tamil Nadu lockdown: Commercial activities permitted till 9 pm, theaters, schools, bars, pools to remain shut

In terms of major relaxations, all shops, commercial activities that were permitted till 8 pm will be permitted to function till 9 pm.
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Make Tamil compulsory for local students in Kendriya Vidyalayas in TN: DMK MP Tiruchi Siva

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Tamil Nadu minister carried by fisherman in knee-deep water to keep white shoes, dhoti clean

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With 4 more deaths, Covid toll in Delhi hits 25,000

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Tamil Nadu CM Stalin urges Union govt to withdraw proposed amendment to Cinematograph Act


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Stalin aiming to piggyback on FM Thiagarajan's economic expertise for larger role?

Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin is banking on MIT-educated former US-based banker PTR Thiagarajan to play a major role in future in national politics and to steady the ship of the state.
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Tamil Nadu lockdown extended till July 12, theatres, bars, pools, schools, colleges to remain shut

Tamil Nadu is currently witnessing above 4,000 daily COVID-19 cases and has over 36,000 active cases.
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Monsoon session of parliament to commence on July 19

This will be the first session of parliament since the results of assembly polls in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.
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Tamil Nadu lockdown news: Will CM MK Stalin impose strict measures in state again? Know here

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Madras high court dismisses plea seeking Centre to educate Tamil Nadu people to respect India

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Tamil Nadu cannot form panel to go into impact of NEET without leave of SC: Madras high court


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As Tamil Nadu reports first death from COVID-19 Delta Plus variant, Centre issues advisory to contain spread

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Tamil Nadu lockdown: Restrictions extended for 7 more days, relaxations announced in Chennai

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Dispatched 1000 tons medical oxygen to 23 districts of Tamil Nadu, says Sterlite

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Tamil Nadu to form economic advisory council to CM with Esther Duflo, Raghuram Rajan and others as members


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Tamil Nadu lockdown: Govt announces more relaxations; travel curbs lifted in Chennai

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India records 60,753 new COVID-19 cases, active caseload lowest in 74 days

Maharashtra leads the states with the highest number of infections. It is followed by Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Andhra Pradesh.
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DMK chief MK Stalin meets Sonia, Rahul

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5 states recorded over 1 lakh Covid-19 cases in first 2 weeks of June

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India recorded less than one lakh new COVID-19 cases for the fourth straight day. Tamil Nadu remains the highest contributor with 16,813 cases.
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Not one inch of forest to be encroached upon, says Madras HC on alleged encroachment by private resort

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