Geography of Tamil Nadu: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Nagapattinam to be bifurcated to create ‘Mayiladuthurai’ district

The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu recently announced the creation of a new district ‘Mayiladuthurai’, for administrative convenience, by bifurcating Nagapattinam district. This is the 38th district of the state. Nagapattinam district is in the Cauvery delta region of Tamil Nadu. Last year, the government announced five new districts. Amid coronavirus pandemic, the Chief Minister ..

Pallikaranai Marshlands to be opened to the public

The Pallikaranai wetland is one of the last few surviving wetlands of South India and the only marshland ecosystem in Tamil Nadu’s Cennai city. The state forest department has announced plans to open this up for the public. It is in line with the plans to revive and rejuvenate the wetland. It also includes the ..

2nd Singapore – India Hackathon being held in IIT Madras

To promote innovation, 2nd edition of Singapore – India Hackathon will be organised at IIT Madras in Chennai from Sep 28 to 29, 2019. The Hackathon is the first of its kind joint International hackathon between India and Singapore during which the selected bright students from India and Singapore will work in collaboration to develop ..

2018 Mylapore festival started in Tamil Nadu

The 16th edition of the Sundaram Finance Mylapore Festival (SFMF-2018) has started at Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple and Nageswara Rao Park in Chennai, Tamil Nadu from January 4. The 4 day fest will include about 40 events, such as heritage walks, competitions and cultural performances. It has been organized by city based non banking finance company ..

Centre Govt won’t take stand on Ram Setu, asks Supreme Court to decide

The Central government refused to take any point of view on the issue of announcing the mythological Ram Setu a national monument and, rather, demanded the Supreme Court to take a call. The government would stand by its 2008 affidavit, in which it held that it honoured all religions but it was of view that ..

News Today Business & Economy : December 16-31 2009

December 16, 2009: Mobile number portability delayed for 3 monthsMNP service was to be introduced by December 31 in the metros and by March 2010 in the rest of the country. Mobile subscribers need to pay a maximum of just Rs 19 for availing the service. The process is to take four days. December 16, ..