Category: Tamil Nadu Current Affairs

Tamil Nadu launches 24 hour helpline for students

To deal with students issues like stress during exams and others, Tamil Nadu launched 24 hours helpline for students of state. It was launched by Chief Minister K Palaniswami at a function. The Tamil Nadu student helpline is first of its kind in India. The helpline 1447 is a toll free number. Students Helpline: The […]

Tamil Nadu and Microsoft Collaborates to accelerate cloud technology in education

Tamil Nadu and Microsoft collaborated with each other to transform and strengthen education sector in the state. The agreement is about implementing technology in teaching and learning in the state. It also aims to reform education, build tech capacity and enhance digital literacy across all levels. Tamil Nadu Microsoft Agreement: Main Take Points As per […]

Tamil Nadu leads the nation in higher education enrolment

Tamil Nadu has emerged as top Indian state with highest education enrolment. The state got Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education as per the survey reports released by Minister of Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar on last Friday. Below are main points of the All India Survey on Higher Education report (2106-2017): Tamil Nadu […]

World Bank to Provide Tamil Nadu $318 million loan for irrigation projects

World bank will be providing a loan of amount $318 million to Tamil Nadu for moderanization of irrigation projects in the state to benefit approximate 5,00,000 farmers of state. Under the world bank loan for Tamil Nadu, a tripartite agreement was signed between central government, the World Bank and the state government of Tamil Nadu. […]

Chennai added in UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network For Music Contribution

Chennai added in UNESCO's Creative Cities Network

Tamil Nadu’s capital Chennai has been added to United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) network of creative cities for its valuable contribution to music. Total 64 cities from 44 countries were added to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. With this new assignation the total number of cities under the list of network have […]

Madras High Court bans use of living persons Pictures on banners, hoardings in Tamil Nadu

In a major decision related to Tamil Nadu, Madras High Court banned the use of images of alive persons on banners, hoardings in Tamil Nadu. The decision came into existence after a Chennai resident named B Thirulochana Kumari has filed a plea in the Madras High Court to regarding removing a party board, banner and […]

Zika virus affected person reported in Tamilnadu

Zika virus Vaccine

First case of Zika virus affected person reported in Tamilnadu. RT-PCR test conducted on a 27 year old person of a village from Krishngiri district was found positive. This is the second case of Zika reported person in India and the first one was detected in May, 2017 in Ahmadabad, Gujarat. Zika Virus, Its Causes […]

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