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State in Southern India

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Tamil Nadu: State in Southern India
Tamil Nadu, formerly Madras State, is one of the 29 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.


Rains lash Kerala: 4 dead, 3 missing; red alert sounded in many districts

Four persons have died and three, including two fishermen from Tamil Nadu, are missing as rains continued to lash Kerala, with red alert being sounded in Kasargod, Idukki, Kozhikode and Kannur..
DNA - Published

14 ISIS fund-raisers feel heat in Tamil Nadu raids

The NIA had said the agency has taken all the accused to various places to verify the evidence collected against them during the investigation.
DNA - Published

Centre not imposing Hindi in Tamil Nadu: Sitharaman

Sitharaman's response to queries of reporters here came in the backdrop of state political parties protesting the conduct of recent Postal department exams in English and Hindi only.
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

Ansarullah terror outfit case: NIA's raids across Tamil Nadu continue

The seized people were booked under three sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including under Section 122 (collecting arms, etc. to wage war against the Government of India).
DNA - Published

Tamil Nadu-based radical module busted last week, inspired by global jihadi groups

IndiaTimes - Published

Tamil Nadu: Consumer forum slaps Rs 15,000 fine on hotel for levying Rs 2 GST on curds

There are several products on which GST is not levied, still hotels and restaurants charge the customers a certain amount as tax
DNA - Published

NHAI eyes Rs 4,995 cr from monetisation of 3rd bundle of highways under TOT model

There are nine highway stretches of 566.27 km in TOT Bundle-3 in states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu
DNA - Published

No students in 45 schools, yet none will be shut, says Tamil Nadu govt

Replying to DMK legislator Thangam Thennarasu, who wanted the State to continue to run 1,248 schools since these were intended to be converted into libraries by the government (in view of reported poor..
DNA - Published

Tiger killed by sambar rice in Tamil Nadu? Some Tamil news outlets seem to think so

The story of the murderous sambar confused many.
DNA - Published

'Fight there, not here': Lok Sabha Speaker tells Karnataka MP on water dispute

"Fight there, not here," was the cryptic remark of Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla when a ruling BJP member from Karnataka spoke in Lok Sabha on Thursday about the state's long standing dispute with Tamil..
IndiaTimes - Published

DMK, BJP spar over alleged imposition of Hindi in Tamil Nadu

Participating in the discussions on Demands for Grants for the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports for 2019-20 in Lok Sabha, Veeraswamy said the DMK will continue to protect Tamil speaking people's..
DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes

UAE-deported men reveal IS plot in Tamil Nadu

IndiaTimes - Published

Ex-IRS officer who led raids in Vellore appointed as spl expenditure observer for poll in LS seat

Former Director General (investigation) of the income tax department, B Murli Kumar, was on Tuesday appointed as the special expenditure observer for the August 5 poll to Vellore Lok Sabha seat in..
DNA - Published

NIA arrests 14 in Tamil Nadu for plotting terror strikes

In a major crackdown on a new radical Islamic outfit based in Tamil Nadu, the NIA on Monday arrested 14 more people associated with the 'Ansarulla' group purportedly planning terrorist attacks in the..
IndiaTimes - Published

NIA arrests 14 people suspected of setting up terror group in Tamil Nadu

IndiaTimes - Published

National Investigation Agency nabs three terror suspects from Tamil Nadu

NIA stated that the accused and their associates had collected funds and made preparations to carry out terrorist attacks in India, with the intention of establishing Islamic rule in India.
DNA - Published

NIA busts Tamil Nadu-based terror module planning attacks

National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday busted a Tamil Nadu-based outfit planning terrorist attacks in the country with the intention of establishing Islamic rule, and as part of the crackdown..
IndiaTimes - Published

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