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‘Erosion of family values behind rise in rapes‘

‘Erosion of family values behind rise in rapes‘

CHENNAI: The incidents of have doubled in the past decade mainly due to erosion of family values, said Madras high court judge on Sunday. Ruing that a situation has come when events and functions should be organised to spread awareness about rape and violence against and children, Justice Kirubakaran said […]

Engineering student killed over love affair

Engineering student killed over love affair

THANJAVUR: A 20-year-old engineering student near in , who was found dead on Saturday morning, had been murdered by three of his friends over a love affair, police said on Sunday. The Thiruvidaimaruthur police arrested three youths in connection with the of S Munthasar of Avaniyapuram in Thiruvidaimaruthur. Munthasar?s body […]

Cyclone Pabuk: ‘Orange‘ alert in Andaman

Cyclone Pabuk: ‘Orange‘ alert in Andaman

NEW DELHI: The Centre has sounded an for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, which is facing a cyclonic storm, officials said on Sunday. Cyclonic storm Pabuk is approaching the archipelago and currently hovering over the Andaman sea and the neighbourhood, they added. An “Orange” warning had been issued for the […]

Transfusion of HIV blood: Panel seeks more time

Transfusion of HIV blood: Panel seeks more time

CHENNAI: After two lab technicians failed to turn up before the appointed by the health department to probe the case of women given , the has sought for an extension till January 9 to submit to its . On December 26, health secretary J Radhakrishnan issued a government order asking […]

Tamil Nadu mulls 50% job quota for locals in firms

Tamil Nadu mulls 50% job quota for locals in firms

CHENNAI: The state government is considering making it mandatory to reserve 50% of skilled jobs in new industries for people of the state. The government would push the proposal while signing MoUs with companies in the coming Global Investors‘ Meet (GIM) on January 23 and 24, said state industries minister […]