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Periyar statue smeared with saffron dye in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli; AIADMK, DMK condemn vandalism
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Periyar statue smeared with saffron dye in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli; AIADMK, DMK condemn vandalism

Locals blocked traffic for some time on the Dindigul highway in protest and dispersed only after police assured them that action would be taken

Focus on micro-containment zones, Narendra Modi tells CMs of seven states with high COVID-19 caseload
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Focus on micro-containment zones, Narendra Modi tells CMs of seven states with high COVID-19 caseload

The prime minister also asked the states to enhance efforts for effective testing, tracing, treatment, surveillance, and clear messaging in order to curb the pandemic

Serious health hazards force women beedi workers in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to quit profession amid COVID-19
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Serious health hazards force women beedi workers in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to quit profession amid COVID-19

A research study found that a large number of workers frequently suffer cough, fatigue, body ache, etc. Worryingly, the study also found that they spend an average of Rs 7,248 per year on medical expenses, which amounts to 29.2 percent of their annual income

Tamil Nadu proposes stringent punishment for dowry deaths, stalking and human trafficking
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Tamil Nadu proposes stringent punishment for dowry deaths, stalking and human trafficking

As per the proposal, minimum punishment for dowry deaths will be 10 years, while maximum punishment for stalking will be 7 years (on subsequent conviction)

Tamil film producer Bharathiraja says theatre owners 'can't dictate terms' as the scuffle between both parties continues
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Tamil film producer Bharathiraja says theatre owners 'can't dictate terms' as the scuffle between both parties continues

Director Bharathiraja recently cleared his uncompromising stand and said that as the product (films) were the property of the producers, they get to decide who these will be sold to.

CPM leader K Thangavelu, leader of countless labour rights stirs, succumbs to COVID-19 at 68 in Tamil Nadu
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CPM leader K Thangavelu, leader of countless labour rights stirs, succumbs to COVID-19 at 68 in Tamil Nadu

Elected from Tirupur South in 2011, he championed labour welfare in the state Assembly and "distinguished himself as a trade union leader"

19-yr-old NEET aspirant dies by suicide in Tamil Nadu's Madurai due to apprehensions over exam
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19-yr-old NEET aspirant dies by suicide in Tamil Nadu's Madurai due to apprehensions over exam

The student's death drew sharp responses from the state's parties who are opposed to NEET, and the ruling AIADMK expressed shock over the incident

Tamil Nadu against Centre's decision to conduct NEET exam, says state education minister KA Sengottiyan
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Tamil Nadu against Centre's decision to conduct NEET exam, says state education minister KA Sengottiyan

Speaking to reporters, Sengottiyan said that Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami has requested the Centre to exempt students from the state from writing the entrance exam

TNDGE 12th re-evaluation result 2020: Tamil Nadu board declares Plus 2 scores on dge.tn.gov.in
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TNDGE 12th re-evaluation result 2020: Tamil Nadu board declares Plus 2 scores on dge.tn.gov.in

Students who had applied for re-evaluation of Class 12 answer sheets can download the provisional mark sheet from the Tamil Nadu board's official website by using their roll number and date of birth

Coronavirus Updates: Delhi sees 43% rise in number of COVID-19 patients under home isolation in August
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Coronavirus Updates: Delhi sees 43% rise in number of COVID-19 patients under home isolation in August

Coronavirus Updates: As of 1 September, of the total 15,870 active cases in the National Capital, more than half (8,119) were under home quarantine, data from the government showed.

Five charred to death in Tamil Nadu's Salem; one admitted to hospital with serious burn injuries
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Five charred to death in Tamil Nadu's Salem; one admitted to hospital with serious burn injuries

In a statement in Chennai, Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami said the fire was caused due to a short circuit and condoled the death

With over 30 lakh patients cured, India's COVID-19 recovery rate at 77.15%; 83,341 test positive in 24 hrs
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With over 30 lakh patients cured, India's COVID-19 recovery rate at 77.15%; 83,341 test positive in 24 hrs

The total number of COVID-19 cases mounted to 39,36,747, while the toll due to the disease climbed to 68,472, said the health ministry

Coronavirus Updates: Karnataka sees record spike in COVID-19 cases as 9,860 patients test positive; caseload crosses 3.6 lakh
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Coronavirus Updates: Karnataka sees record spike in COVID-19 cases as 9,860 patients test positive; caseload crosses 3.6 lakh

Coronavirus Updates:On Wednesday, state capital Bengaluru saw its biggest single-day spike of 3,420 cases, taking its overall tally in the state to 1,35,512

Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra extends lockdown till 30 Sept, relaxes curbs on inter-district travel, hotels
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Coronavirus Updates: Maharashtra extends lockdown till 30 Sept, relaxes curbs on inter-district travel, hotels

Coronavirus Updates: Hotels and lodges will be allowed to operate at full capacity from 2 September, but schools, colleges, cinema halls and swimming pools will remain closed till 30 September

Coronavirus Updates: No lockdown in Odisha for 12 days in September to aid JEE, NEET examinees, says govt
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Coronavirus Updates: No lockdown in Odisha for 12 days in September to aid JEE, NEET examinees, says govt

Coronavirus Updates: Odisha chief Secretary AK Tripathy had on Friday announced that the state government will provide free transport and accommodation to students appearing in the examinations

Tamil Nadu govt asks Centre to continue GST compensation, says state's economy is 'burdened' due to COVID-19
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Tamil Nadu govt asks Centre to continue GST compensation, says state's economy is 'burdened' due to COVID-19

The state govt also urged Centre to expedite the release of Rs 12,258.94 crore, which is its GST arrears since 2018-19 and outstanding Integrated GST of Rs 4,073 crore for 2017-2018 fiscal

Coronavirus Updates: With increased testing and relaxed lockdown more containment zones likely in Delhi
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Coronavirus Updates: With increased testing and relaxed lockdown more containment zones likely in Delhi

Coronavirus LATEST Updates: The number of COVID-19 containment zones in Delhi, which currently stand at 716, may be increased owing to further relaxations under 'Unlock' and doubling of coronavirus tests, officials said on Thursday

Tamil Nadu government cancels arrear exam for all college classes except final year students
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Tamil Nadu government cancels arrear exam for all college classes except final year students

The state government has awarded marks to the candidates giving 70 percent weightage for internal marks and 30 percent weightage for previous semester exams

Centre must listen to all, find solution for worried aspirants of NEET, JEE Main 2020, says Rahul Gandhi
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Centre must listen to all, find solution for worried aspirants of NEET, JEE Main 2020, says Rahul Gandhi

The Congress leader said that while students are afraid of contracting COVID-19 infection, there are also concerns related to "transport and lodging during the pandemic" and the "flood mayhen" in Assam and Bihar

NGT directs CPCB to finalise emergency plans for storage, handling of hazardous substances
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NGT directs CPCB to finalise emergency plans for storage, handling of hazardous substances

The NGT passed the order after it was informed that 37 containers with 697 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, an explosive substance, were sent to a detonator manufacturing unit having a license for ammonium nitrate in Telangana