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NDRF to deploy additional teams in rain-hit Tamil Nadu  Dec 1, 11:23 pm
Chennai, Dec.1 (ANI): The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) on Tuesday said that five more teams comprising 300 men will be rushed to conduct relief and rescue operations in rain-hit Tamil Nadu.
Helpline numbers issued in Chennai amid flood alert  Dec 1, 10:20 pm
Chennai, Dec.1 (ANI): In the wake of the flood alert that has been issued in parts of Tamil Nadu, the Chennai Corporation on Tuesday announced emergency contact numbers for all the regional zones in the city for the people to contact in case of any emergency due to the floods.
Chennai flood alert: PM Modi offers full support to Jayalalithaa  Dec 1, 9:16 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 1 (ANI): In the wake of the flood alert that has been issued in parts of Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke to Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and assured full support from the government to the state.
Flood alert sounded in Chennai following fresh spell of rain  Dec 1, 8:19 pm
Chennai, Dec. 1 (ANI): With the MET predicting heavy rains over the already rain-hit Chennai and northern Tamil Nadu for the next three to four days, the state government has issued a flood alert.
Fresh spell of rain batters Chennai  Dec 1, 9:13 am
Chennai, Dec.1 (ANI): Fresh spell of rain battered many parts of Tamil Nadu and disrupted normal life, submerging pockets of Chennai under water.
SC dismisses TN Govt.'s plea for police custody of Kovan  Nov 30, 1:58 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 30 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Tamil Nadu Government's appeal against the Madras High Court order, which set aside two-day police custody for folk singer Kovan.
Jayalalithaa urges PM Modi to take action on release of arrested fishermen  Nov 29, 8:50 pm
Chennai, Nov. 29 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Sunday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take immediate action on the release of eight Indian fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy.
PM Modi expresses concern over flood situation in TN  Nov 29, 11:32 am
New Delhi, Nov. 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday condoled the deaths in Tamil Nadu due to incessant rains, which claimed at least 170 lives so far.
Chennai floods: Residential areas still submerged  Nov 27, 9:10 am
Chennai, Nov.27 (ANI): A fresh spell of rain flooded most of the city and large parts of Tamil Nadu, leaving the residential areas still inundated as several areas of the city remained waterlogged.
Amma draws PM's attention to plight of TN fishermen  Nov 26, 6:14 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 26 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Thursday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the arrest of fishermen by the Sri Lankan Navy and drew his attention towards their plight because of the recurrent arrests.
Notice to TN Govt. over use of colours to identify caste among students  Nov 26, 6:14 pm
Chennai, Nov. 26 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Thursday issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu Government over the reported use of coloured ribbons and wrist bands by the students of Tirunelveli district based on their caste.
Schools reopen in Chennai after extended rain holidays  Nov 26, 9:52 am
Chennai, Nov.26 (ANI): After an extended break imposed because of heavy rains in the state, all schools and colleges have reopened in the city.
Central team to visit Tamil Nadu to assess flood damage  Nov 26, 8:27 am
Chennai, Nov. 26 (ANI): A nine-member central team will begin its on-the-spot assessment on Thursday of the damages caused in Tamil Nadu due to recent rain and floods in the state.
Stagnating water cause traffic woes in Chennai  Nov 24, 11:03 am
Chennai, Nov. 24 (ANI): Traffic was hugely affected in several arterial roads in Chennai on Tuesday due to the stagnating rain water which continued to disrupt normal lives.
PM Modi sanctions assistance of Rs. 939.63 crore for TN   Nov 23, 1:28 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday instructed the release of financial assistance worth Rs. 939.63 crore to assist flood-hit Tamil Nadu.
DA case hearing against Amma adjourned till Jan. 8  Nov 23, 1:16 pm
Bangaluru, Nov. 23 (ANI): The hearing on Karnataka Government's appeal against the High Court verdict acquitting Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa in the Disproportionate Assets (DA) case has been adjourned till January 8.
Jayalalithaa writes to PM seeks flood relief funds  Nov 23, 11:46 am
Chennai, Nov. 23 (ANI): In the wake of the heavy rain-induced floods that have left around the city reeling from extensive damage, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Monday sought the Centre's aid by seeking funds for immediate relief and restoration works.
Nirmala Sitharaman to report Centre over flood situation in Tamil Nadu  Nov 21, 4:12 pm
Chennai, Nov.21 (ANI): Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party is keeping an eye on the flood situation in Tamil Nadu and has asked her, along with two others, to review the situation and submit a report.
Rainwater floods Chennai, weather office predicts more showers  Nov 20, 7:03 pm
Chennai, Nov.20 (ANI): Tamil Nadu capital Chennai on Friday continued to reel under a flood-like situation due to heavy rains.
Madras HC stays Greenpeace cancellation  Nov 20, 4:32 pm
Chennai, Nov.20 (ANI):The Madras High Court has stayed a government order cancelling Greenpeace India's registration, observing that the Tamil Nadu Registrar of Societies (RoS) had not followed principles of natural justice. This is the sixth time in the last year and a half that Greenpeace and its activists have succeeded against multiple attempts to restrict its operations and funding, as well as to shut it down (1). The Hon'ble Courts have consistently found to be in favour of Greenpeace India.
Still a chance for Chennai to host 2016 World T20, confirms BCCI  Nov 19, 9:37 pm
New Delhi, Nov. 19 (ANI): The BCCI has not yet ruled out Chennai as a venue for next year's World Twenty20 tournament despite the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) failing to meet the deadline to get clearances for the three stands at the MA Chidambaram stadium.
Death toll rises to 111 in TN; Centre assures assistance  Nov 19, 1:46 pm
Chennai, Nov. 19 (ANI): The death toll due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu has risen to 111.
Sri Lankan navy detains 14 Indian fishermen  Nov 19, 8:52 am
Rameshwaram, Nov. 19 (ANI): Fourteen Indian fishermen along with three boats have been detained by Sri Lankan navy today in the early morning hours near the Palk Strait.
Ola deploys boats in water-logged Chennai to ferry citizens to safer areas  Nov 18, 11:05 am
Chennai, Nov.18 (ANI): In a bid to help transport citizens stranded due to water logging in Chennai, Ola, India's most popular mobile app for personal transportation, has deployed boats in water-logged and partially submerged areas, on the basis of information provided by the Fire and Rescue Department of Tamil Nadu.
India's deadly flooding rains measured  Nov 18, 8:35 am
Washington D.C, Nov 18 (ANI): With Tamil Nadu hit by monsoon fury causing flood and inundation, NASA has measured these deadly flooding rains of India.