Jayalalithaa: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Tamil Nadu government launches mobile app Bi-lingual ‘Uzhavan’ for farmers

Published: April 11, 2018

In a bid to use technology for farmers’ benefit, the Tamil Nadu government has launched mobile application named ‘Uzhavan’ (farmer) app that will allow ryots to have access to 9 types of services including details about their crop insurance. It was launched by Chief Minister K Palaniswami. The app can be used by farmers to ..

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C V Rajendran, renowned Tamil film director and producer passes away

Published: April 3, 2018

C V Rajendran (81), the renowned Tamil film director and producer, has passed away in Chennai, Tamil Nadu on April 1, 2018. Some of his few memorable films are Kalatta Kalyanam, Sumathi En Sundari and Raja starring Sivaji Ganesan and Jayalalithaa and Ponoonjal.

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R Margabandu, noted politician passes away

Published: January 2, 2018

R Margabandu (83), an advocate by profession and former Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Tamil Nadu, has passed away on December 28, 2017. He represented Tamil Nadu in the Upper House from July 1995 to July 2001. He was the leader of the AIADMK party in the House.

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R.K. Raghavan appointed as new High Commissioner of India to Republic of Cyprus

Published: September 1, 2017

Dr. R.K. Raghavan, a 1963 cadre IPS officer, has been appointed as the new High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Cyprus and is expected to take up the assignment shortly. Raghavan, who was Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) director from January 1999 to April 2001, had investigated high profile cases like Priyadarshini Mattoo ..

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O.Panneerselvam is the new Tamil Chief Minister

Published: December 6, 2016

As the Tamilians come to terms with the grief on the death of their beloved Chief Minister J. Jayalalitham, senior AIADMK leader O. Panneerselvam has been elected as the new AIADMK leader post midnight and sworn-in as the new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu. In a quiet ceremony at Raj Bhawan, Panneerselvam was administered the ..

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