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Jallikattu ordinance to be proposed in state assembly

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The much-expected bill to replace the Tamil Nadu government’s Jallikattu ordinance will be tabled in the state assembly this evening, Speaker P Dhanapal said. “The bill will be moved when the House meets at 5 PM today,” he told reporters here. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Business Advisory Council which decides …

Jallikattu: Centre looking for ‘permanent’ solution, says Dave

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The Centre wants a “permanent” solution to the Jallikattu issue, and the proposal submitted by the Tamil Nadu government is being vetted by various ministries after which a final decision will be taken within a “day or two,” Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave said today. “Today the Home Minister has received a proposal from Tamil …

Rio Paralympics gold winner Mariyappan gets Rs 2 cr incentive

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Rio Paralympics gold medallist T Mariyappan was today honoured by Tamil Nadu government with Chief Minister O Panneerselvam presenting him the Rs two crore reward, announced by his predecessor late Jayalalithaa. Panneerselvam presented a cheque for Rs two crore to the athlete, who hails from Salem district in the state, an official release said. Jayalalithaa …

Cyclone Vardah: Centre asks TN to keep vigil in reservoir areas

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Cyclone Vardah: Centre today asked Tamil Nadu government to keep a vigil in areas of Poondi, Chembarampakkam and other reservoirs in view of heavy to very heavy rainfall coupled with cyclonic storm Vardah. “With a rainfall forecast that the rainfall intensity will increase gradually becoming heavy to very heavy rainfall (7-19 cm) at a few …

Cyclone Vardah: Rail and air services affected in Chennai

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Rail and flight services here were affected by heavy rain and strong winds that lashed the city and other coastal areas of Tamil Nadu due to cyclone Vardah, officials said. Around 25 incoming flights, including those from international destinations, were diverted to the nearby Hyderabad and Bangalore airports due to strong winds and poor visibility, …