Tamil Nadu

  • American India Foundation Inaugurated First STEM Innovation and Learning Center in Chennai

    The American India Foundation (AIF) inaugurated India's first STEM Innovation and Learning Center (SILC) in the presence of the Minister for School Education, Thiru Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi. STEM Innovation and Learning Center is inaugurated under the scheme of Vanavil Mandram...

    Published On January 23rd, 2023
  • Tamil Nadu Governor Inaugurated Octave 2023 at Thanjavur

    Octave 2023 is a festival being held under the aegis of the South Zone Culture Centre, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu to showcase the indigenous art and culture of Northeast India. Octave 2023 was inaugurated by Tamil Nadu Governor R N Ravi....

    Published On January 6th, 2023
  • Tamil Nadu Information Commission Lowest Performing in RTI Responsiveness

    The State Information Commission of Tamil Nadu has the lowest performance of responsiveness under the RTI Act concerned, with only up to 14% of the information sought. Maharashtra was second lowest with sharing only 23% of the information asked for....

    Published On December 31st, 2022
  • Tamil Nadu Launched Project Nilgiri Tahr with Rs 25 Crore Budget

    Tamil Nadu Government has announced the 'Nilgiri Tahr Project', India's first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at restoring the state animal's original habitat and stabilizing its population. The 'Nilgiri Tahr Project' is a five-year program with a budget of Rs 25.14 crore. It...

    Published On December 31st, 2022
  • Madras High Court: Mobile Phones Banned in Tamil Nadu’s Temples

    The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court has prohibited devotees from carrying mobile phones inside temples in Tamil Nadu. The Division Bench of Justice R. Mahadevan and J Sathya Narayana Prasad held that the gadgets divert the attention of the...

    Published On December 31st, 2022
  • Vainu Bappu 40-inch Telescope Highlighted at 50-year Celebration

    On the celebrations of 50 years of operations of the Vainu Bappu 40-inch telescope, several stellar discoveries of the telescope were highlighted. The celebrations were held on the 15th and 16th of December 2022 in Kavalur, Tamil Nadu. The telescope...

    Published On December 21st, 2022
  • Tamil Nadu state government makes Aadhaar a must for all of its schemes

    The Tamil Nadu government has announced that all those who are eligible for benefits (other than minor children) under various government schemes are required to submit proof of possession of an Aadhaar number or undergo Aadhaar identification. According to the...

    Published On December 20th, 2022
  • Tamil Nadu CM Stalin inaugurated statue of ‘Mahakavi Subramanian Bharathiyar’

    Mahakavi Subramanian Bharathiyar: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K.Stalin inaugurated the statue of Mahakavi Subramanian Bharathiyar at the renovated house of Bharathiyar at Varanasi via video conference on 11th December. Stalin also released a souvenir on his centenary. Bharathiyar’s 141st birth...

    Published On December 15th, 2022
  • Tamil Nadu Becomes First State To Launch Its Own Climate Change Mission

    Tamil Nadu is set to become the first state to launch its own Climate Change Mission. It had launched the Green Tamil Nadu Mission last September and the Tamil Nadu Wetlands Mission this August. A Special Purpose Vehicle--the Tamil Nadu Green Climate Company (TNGCC)--will implement...

    Published On December 12th, 2022
  • Karthigai Deepam Chariot festival held in Tamil Nadu

    The Karthigai Deepam Chariot festival was held at Thiruparankundram in Madurai, Tamil Nadu after a gap of two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is one of the most important festivals in Madurai which many devotees attend. It is...

    Published On December 9th, 2022