Tamil Nadu at work on safe & ethical AI policy
Tamil Nadu will unveil a policy for safe and ethical use of artificial intelligence (AI), in what is arguably a first-of-its-kind move in the country.
Convict in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case walks out of prison on parole
Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict AG Perarivalan was released on parole from Vellore Central Prison on Nov 12. He is released for 30 d...
Hydrocarbon exploration: HC issues notice to Petroleum Ministry
The plea was filed by A Marx, an advocate from Mannargudi of Thiruvarur district. The petitioner alleged that the Cauvery Delta Zone, which is called the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu, is presently in danger of being deprived of its livelihood by the "ill-advised" implementation of Hydrocarbon exploration and methane production project.
North Korean hackers targeted Tamil Nadu Nuclear plant, top nuclear scientists: South Korean intel group
South Korea based Issue Makers Lab has shared “evidence” online claiming that the malware attack on Tamil Nadu’s Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant was done from N Korea which allowed hackers to contact anyone in India’s nuclear energy sector. As per IML, Pyongyang is interested in the thorium-based nuclear power in which India is a world leader.
Efforts being made to paint me with 'saffron', says Rajinikanth
The superstar said the BJP has not invited him to join the party, but insisted efforts were being made to paint him with "saffron", the idealogical colour the national party is associated with.
India hopes new Lankan dispensation to safeguard its strategic interests
China’s strategic moves in Sri Lanka during the term of the Rajapaksa regime were closely monitored by India. Later, under the Sirisena government, India made efforts to safeguard its strategic interests. India has also been wary of the growing terrorist network in the island nation and its linkages in Tamil Nadu and elsewhere globally.
No time for politics? Rajinikanth says BJP sent no invite; claims party is trying to paint him with 'saffron'
Rajinikanth, while clarifying, referred to a recent controversy surrounding the Tamil saint-poet.
Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamil Nadu safe, claims NPCIL
The Nuclear Power Corporation of India, a public sector undertaking admitted to a malware attack on one of the computers in Kudankulam plant, a day after the plant authorities had asserted that cyber attacks on its systems are not possible. Earlier, the NPCIL, in its statement, also said that the plant systems were not affected.
India registers 26.9 per cent decline in Maternal Mortality Rate since 2013: SRS Bulletin
The ratio has declined from 167 in 2011-2013 to 130 in 2014-2016 and to 122 in 2015-17, registering a 6.15 per cent reduction since the last survey figures of 2014-2016, according to the special bulletin of the Office of the Registrar General.
Tamil Nadu, Puducherry likely to receive heavy rainfall today: IMD
In Delhi, the sky will partly be cloudy with the minimum and maximum temperatures hovering around 18 degrees Celsius and 31 degrees Celsius.
I-T dept attaches Rs 1,600-cr 'benami' assets of Sasikala
Nine properties, located in Chennai, Puducherry & Coimbatore, were procured soon after demonetisation in November 2016 when PM Modi declared that the two high-value notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 are not legal tenders. Sources also said that these alleged 'benami' assets were purchased by Sasikala by using about Rs 1,500 crore of demonetised notes.
DefExpo 2020: Def Min calls on friendly countries to explore mutually beneficial partnerships
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, while speaking at the Ambassadors' Round Table on DefExpo 2020, to be held in Uttar Pradesh next year, said the event will not only provide countries with an opportunity to showcase their equipment and platforms, but they will also be able to explore the strength and capabilities of India's defence industry.
Deputy CM’s post emerges as unifier amid caste, coalition compulsions
Appointing a deputy CM is not a new practice in India. Though it is not a constitutional post and is equivalent to a cabinet minister, but a deputy CM is considered second only to the CM. In June, Andhra Pradesh appointed a record five deputy CMs and is followed by Karnataka with three and Uttar Pradesh and Goa with 2 each.
PM Modi says Tamil Nadu is beautiful, Tamil people are exceptional
After releasing a Tamil version of his poem in Mamallapuram PM Modi tweeted," Glad to be expressing myself in the world's oldest language, which has nurtured a vibrant culture. The Tamil language is beautiful and people are exceptional."
Sujith Wilson, the 3-yr-old boy trapped in abandoned borewell in Tamil Nadu dies
Sujith Wilson had fallen into the disused farm borewell while playing near his house in Nadukattupatti on Friday evening, and various central and state agencies were called in to rescue him. Sadly, the young boy could not be saved.
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