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Mission TN: ‘Ex-Singham’ Annamalai joins BJP, quotes ‘Thikkural’

New Delhi: Former IPS officer, often referred to as Karnataka’s ‘Singham’, K. Annamalai joined the BJP in New Delhi to add edge to the saffron party’s effort in making inroads in Tamil Nadu, a state where the party is virtually non existent. Quoting ‘Thirukkural’, a classic Tamil language text, the former super cop-turned-politician highlighted the significance […]

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TN Governor Banwarilal Purohit tests Covid positive, advised home quarantine

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Sunday tested positive for coronavirus and has been advised home quarantine, the Kauvery Hospital here said. Purohit had gone to the hospital in the morning for a check. In a statement issued here, Kauvery Hospital said: “He is asymptomatic and clinically stable. He underwent further tests and assessement at […]

TN man live streams suicide on Facebook

Chennai: A 37-year-old driver in a private company in Tiruppur district of Tamil Nadu live streamed his suicide on Facebook, police said on Thursday. “He hanged himself at his residence on Wednesday. His wife said Ramkumar was an alcoholic and had attempted suicide earlier but was saved,” a police official at Anupparpalayam in Tiruppur district told […]