Tamil Nadu Live News Headlines – 19 August

  • Extreme rhetoric and incitement to anti-India violence by certain leaders in the region was not conducive to peace: PM Modi tells US President Trump during his telephone conversation

  • Install Rain water harvesting structures in Homes and Commercial establishments within three months or face action tells TN Minister for Local Administration SP Velumani

  • TN CM EPS launches “Chief Minister’s Special Redressal Scheme” for redressing the grievances of the general public

  • DMK to hold a protest in New Delhi on 22 Aug. seeking the release of J&K political party leaders held in detention

  • Kerala Floods: You can help rebuild the lives of the affected by making donations to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund: Kerala CM’s appeal

  • Former PM Manmohan Singh unanimously elected to Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan

  • Govt of India and Madhya Pradesh Govt sign an MOU for Indore & Bhopal Metro 

  • Bioluminescence ( Sea Sparkle ) spotted at Thiruvanmiyur, ECR and Chennai beaches

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In the News Today – 19 August

Extreme rhetoric and incitement to anti-India violence by certain leaders in the region was not conducive to peace: PM Modi tells US President Trump during his telephone conversation

  • Prime Minister Modi had a telephone conversation today with US President Donald Trump.
  • Their thirty-minute conversation covered bilateral and regional matters and was marked by the warmth and cordiality which characterises the relations between the two leaders.
  • The Prime Minister recalled their meeting in Osaka on the margins of G-20 summit in end-June earlier this year.
  • Referring to their bilateral discussions in Osaka, the Prime Minister expressed the hope that the Commerce Minister of India and the US Trade Representative would meet at an early date to discuss bilateral trade prospects for mutual benefit.
  • In the context of the regional situation, PM Modi stated that extreme rhetoric and incitement to anti-India violence by certain leaders in the region was not conducive to peace.
  • PM highlighted the importance of creating an environment free from terror and violence and eschewing cross-border terrorism without exception.
  • The Prime Minister reiterated India’s commitment to cooperate with anyone who followed this path, in fighting poverty, illiteracy and disease.
  • Recalling that today marked the one hundred years of the Independence of Afghanistan, the Prime Minister reiterated India’s longstanding and unwavering commitment to work for united, secure, democratic and truly independent Afghanistan.
  • The Prime Minister stated that he appreciated remaining in regular touch with President Trump

 

PM Modi inaugurates newly constructed flats for MPs

The Information Technology revolution..

TTV Dhinakaran addressing party functionaries meeting in Thanjavur

Tributes paid to former parliamentarian G. K. Moopanar

Puducherry CM V Narayanasami payid tributes to former parliamentarian and philanthropist G. K. Moopanar on his birth anniversary today at Puducherry.

Pic Courtesy  : @CMPuducherry

Sea Sparkle spotted at Thiruvanmiyur Chennai beach…

‘From starting as a teenager on the same day in 2008 to reflecting on the journey 11 years after… : Kohli’

 

tamilnaadulive cinema

44-Years Of Rajinism

 

Thank you so much Siima for the double win

Ittymaani Made In China official teaser

Spotlight

Artificial intelligence that could help machines think for themselves…

 

No one will ‘judge a book by its cover’

 

Sri Sri at Sunrise

The Guru is a tatva – an omnipresent, omniscient, omnipotent principle. Establishing connection with this tatva is the source of greatest strength :
@SriSri

Tamil Nadu Live – News Headlines – 18 August 2019

  • Lord Athi Varadhar returns to Ananthasaras tank at Sri Varadharaja Swamy Temple in Kanchipuram after giving Darshan to over 1 crore devotees in 48 days

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting UAE & Bahrain next week – between 23-25 August

  • Chennai and neighbouring Districts experienced heavy rains in the morning today

  • Was deeply honoured and humbled, when the The President of our country, Shri Ramnath Kovind ji, so gracefully came and met me at my residence. I stand in gratitude. Sir, you make us proud!: Lata Mangeshkar

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Sri Sri at Sunrise

It is sacrifice that makes life worth living. It brings out your magnanimity and helps you move out of misery. Sacrifice makes you sacred :
@SriSri

 

Tamil Nadu Live News Headlines – 17 August

  • Aavin hikes price of Milk by Rs 6 per litre, will be effective from Monday. The procurement price has also been increased by Rs 6 per litre for Cow’s milk and Rs 4 per litre for Buffalo milk

  • Hello! This is Chandrayaan 2 with a special update. I wanted to let everyone back home know that it has been an amazing journey for me so far and I am on course to land on the lunar south polar region on 7th September. To know where I am and what I’m doing, stay tuned!: ISRO

  • Delighted to meet my friend, Dr. Lotay Tshering. We had a comprehensive meeting, where we deliberated on the relations between India and Bhutan. There is great scope to further improve economic and cultural ties between our nations: PM Modi

  • Banks and ATMs functional. Rs 345.70 Cr withdrawn in Srinagar in last 2 days while 416.60 Cr in entire valley: Srinagar Dist Admn 

  • Darshan of Lord Athi Varadar at the Varadharaja Perumal Temple in Kancheepuram came to an end yesterday, with the 48-day festival drawing to a close. Preparations begin to lower the idol of Athi Varadar into the Ananthasaras tank at the temple today

In the News today – 17 August 2019

PM Modi launches various development projects in Bhutan

Waving the Indian tricolour and the Bhutanese flags, people lined up along the route from Paro to the capital city Thimphu to welcome PM Modi

And as the carcade approaches Thimphu, people dressed in their finest clothes, come out to greet PM

PM Modi receives ceremonial welcome in Bhutan

I will go alone to a village. Let the CM too visit a village alone. Let us see who the people recognise: MK Stalin on TN CM EPS criticising his visit to Nilgiris

  • DMK President MK Stalin addressed a meeting in Chennai Kamaraj Arangam to commemorate Kamarajar’s 117th Birthday. Excerpts:
  • He recollected how his Wedding Venue had to be shifted to facilitate Kamarajar’s participation.
  • How Kamarajar was responsible for establishing NLC and BHEL near Trichy.
  • When the foreign colloborators after touring TN felt that there was no location suitable for the prposed plant, when they met him in his office, sitting right in his office he identified a place for them where BHEL is currently functioning from.
  • How Anna was not happy that Kamarajar was defeated in the elections, since he felt that his presence in the Assemly will be missed.
  • TN CM EPS has criticised my visit to Nilgiris saying I was seeking publicity for myself.
  • I will go alone to a village. Let the CM too visit a village alone. Let us see who the people recognise, the DMK President said.

Committee to review the Defence Procurement Procedure 2016 and Defence Procurement Manual 2009

  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has approved setting up of a Committee under the Chairmanship of Director General (Acquisition) to review the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016 and Defence Procurement Manual (DPM) 2009.
  • The Committee will revise and align the procedures with the aim of ensuring seamless flow from asset acquisition to life cycle support.
  • The DPP 2016 and DPM 2009 have been due for revision.
  • Aligning the procedures will ensure seamless flow from asset acquisition to life cycle support and strengthen the ‘Make in India’ initiative of the Government.
  • Apart from DG (Acq) 11 other members, not below the rank of JS /Major General equivalent, are part of this committee.