Tamil Nadu Live News Headlines – July 16

  • Pakistan opens its air space for all Civilian Traffic with immediate effect

  • Congress leader Jairam Ramesh brought to the attention of Rajya Sabha an issue of imminent environmental destruction of Ennore Pulicat ecosystem, owing to a proposed megaport complex in North Chennai

  • Karnataka Assembly to take up trust vote on 18 July, Thursday at 11am

  • Andhra Pradesh to review Power Purchase Agreements signed by TDP regime with private Solar and Wind Power producers

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In the News today

Guru Purnima being celebrated across the Nation

‘I am You, You are Me’ : Sri Sri 

The relationship with the Guru is beyond action, speech & feelings. It’s a connection of the very being. When you know this, you become calm & confident :
Sri Sri ravi Shankar

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‘Happy and excited to collaborate with the one and only Kamal Haasan himself’

NerKondaPaarvai will release Worldwide on August 8th

That’s a wrap up for our Vaazhl after 75 days of shoot

 

Tamil Nadu Live – News Headlines – 15 July

  • TN CM EPS inaugurated today Kamarajar’s Mani Mandapam. It is located at the entrance to Virudhunagar on the Madurai-Tirunelveli National Highway.

  • Congress leader Jairam Ramesh brought to the attention of Rajya Sabha an issue of imminent environmental destruction of Ennore Pulicat ecosystem, owing to a proposed megaport complex in North Chennai

  • Karnataka Assembly to take up trust vote on 18 July, Thursday at 11am

  • Andhra Pradesh to review Power Purchase Agreements signed by TDP regime with private Solar and Wind Power producers

  • Chennai received a good spell of rains this evening bringing cheers to the people in the city

  • A technical snag was observed in launch vehicle system at 1 hour before the launch. As a measure of abundant precaution, Chandrayaan2 launch has been called off. Revised launch date will be announced later :ISRO

In the News today

Protect TN coast from more disasters: Congress leader Jairam Ramesh in RS

  • I raised a Zero Hour Mention today on issue of imminent environmental destruction of Ennore Pulicat ecosystem, owing to a proposed megaport complex in North Chennai by a pvt company with a dubious record.
  • I urge Ministry of Environment and Forests to reject the proposal & protect TN coast from more disasters tweeted Congress leader Jairam Ramesh

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They more they attack me the more I’ll keep fighting: Rahul Gandhi

  • Congress leader Rahul Gandhi spoke to the media after the court hearing in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • They have filed cases against me in Bihar, Gujarat and are trying to scare me, but I am not the one to be scared.
  • The more they attack me I will keep fighting, but with love.
  • This is a fight for the country, it’s future, the constitution and a fight against corruption.
  • They are bringing down Governmnets’ using money and power. It’s the BJP’s way of doing things. They did it in Goa and North-East and are trying to bring down the Govt in Karnataka. The Congress will keep fighting against this.

Have a three year common stream for Allopathy and Ayush students in the 5 year Medical education course: Jairam Ramesh – Congress leader

  • There are 12 lakh registered Doctors in the country. The number of registered Ayush practitioners is 8 lakhs.
  • In six States of the country Ayush Doctors exceed Allopathy Doctors which include Bihar, Haryana, UP, MP and Telangana.
  • 80% of Ayush Doctors end up practicing Allopathy according to a study.
  • Several states permit ‘Crosspathy’ where Ayush Doctors are permitted to prescribe Allopathy medicine.
  • Why can’t all Medical colleges for the first three years of Medical education have a common stream for Allopathy and Ayush, later on they could specialise.
  • We should not be exporting Medicinal Plants, we should export finished products.
  • The Govt should include Tribal system of Medicines in the acronym ‘Ayush’.

Andhra Pradesh to review Power Purchase Agreements with Solar and Wind Power generators: Ajaya Kallam – Principal Advisor to AP CM

  • Andhra Pradesh to review Power Purchase Agreements
    with Solar and Wind Power generators, said the Principal Advisor to AP CM Ajaya Kallam, addressing the media.
  • This move the Govt. says is aimed at cleansing the system with public interest in mind.
  • According to the Economic Survey the per unit cost of Solar Power came down from Rs 18/- in 2010 to Rs 2.44 in 2018-19.
  • The cost of Wind Power in 2017 was at Rs 2.43 down from Rs 4.20.
  • Contrary to this the average price at which the PPA has been signed in AP is very high.
  • In addition there is a back down cost of Rs 1.25 to be paid to generators as per PPA.
  • In last 2 years 2MW of Wind Power was purchased at Rs 4.84.
  • AP had adequate power at a lesser cost available to it through conventional mode.
  • Media reports that investors in power will not come to AP
    if PPAs are reviewed has no basis. Solar Power of 5000 MW
    is being offered to the State at Rs 2.70 without signing PPA.
  • Power Engineers Federation has welcomed the move to
    renegotiate the PPAs.
  • Govt. of India has reviewed PPAs’, States too should follow.

Credit for KIA’s foray into AP should go to YS Rajashekara Reddy: AP Finance Minister

  • Former AP CM Chandrababu Naidu told the AP Assembly that he worked right from morning till night for the State of AP and to bring investments into the State.
  • To counter this AP Finance Minister Buganna reads a letter from CEO of KIA Motors to highlight that credit for KIA Motors foray into AP should go to former CM YS Rajasekhara Reddy.

Are the allegations of irregularities in Polavaram project true? : YSRCP MP

  • YSRCP MP Vijaya Sai Reddy wanted to know if allegations of irregularities in Rehabilitation and Resettlement of those displaced by Polavaram project are true.
  • He also wanted to know if the center will order a CBI probe if the allegations are true.

Lord Jagannath offers Rasagola to Goddess MahaLakshmi

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Today on the occasion of Niladri Bije, Lord Jagannath offers Rasagola to Goddess Mahalakshmi. This Day is cekebrated as Rasagola Dibasa in Odisha.

Acclaimed Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand art in Puri beach, Odisha.

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‘Happy and excited to collaborate with..’

 

‘Here comes the First Look of Annan Chandrahasan…’

Mastero Illayarajaa recorded his final song for ‘physco’

 

Tamil Nadu Live -News Headlines – 14 July ’19

  • BJP President Amit Shah appoints BL Santhosh as National General Secretary – Organisation of  BJP

  • DMK appoints a committee to study the New Education Policy. Based on the recommendations of the committee the party will convey its views on the policy to the Union Human Resources Ministry: DMK President MK Stalin

  • India takes a giant leap to where no country has gone before –– the Moon’s south polar region. Live stream from 2.45 am 15 July: ISRO

  • PMK steps into its 31st year today