MK Statin Supports OPS At Assembly Today

MK Statin Supports OPS At Assembly Today There is lack of transparency from Tamil Nadu legislative assembly. The common people and media were not allowed inside the assembly to monitor the special assembly for trust vote. No audios or videos provided to the press. The secret ballot demanded by O Pannerselvam and opposite party was refused by speaker P Dhanapal. Meanwhile MK Stalin had lent his support for OPS in the assembly. Mics also been switched off inside the assembly. AIADMK senior person Sengottaiyan had been appointed as the leader of the house. He was sacked by the late CM Jayalalitha on 2012. After 5 years he came back to the cabinet. Edappadi Palanisamy seeks the vote of confidence in the assembly. The voice vote had begun inside the Tamil Nadu assembly. Assembly was divided into six blocks to count vote heads. 38 MLs in each block were seated. There are 3 options before MLAs, first for the motion and second against motion and third are absentees. MK Stalin request to postpone the voting session is rejected by the speaker. He says democracy will stand only when secret ballot voting is held. He asks why this hurry when governor has

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Hydrocarbon Extraction Project In Neduvasal: Tension Prevails

Hydrocarbon Extraction Project In Neduvasal: Tension Prevails Tension prevails in Neduvasal and its surrounding regions about the Hydrocarbon extracting project that was signed by central and state government. People had staged protest in this region in Pudukottai district when they heard information about the government had signed to extract hydrocarbon in their land from the unconfirmed sources. About 200 people in and around the village have assembled under the head of former Councillor Dakshinamoorthy near the bus stand. District collector have ordered field level inquiry regarding this and will submit to the state government. Central government had cancelled the Methane project after various protests and the request from Late CM Jayalalitha last year. Extracting natural gas from the land causes dangerous effects to the people and the surroundings. Large amount of underground water will be extracted during the process. About 1000 to 5000 m hole will be dug vertically and horizontally inside the land. Gases, crude and huge amount of water will be extracted. Usually this type of project will be held at seashore places to use the sea water for the process but in Neduvasal they will extract huge underground water for the process. The region is fully based

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Edapaddi Palanisamy Swearing Ceremony Likely To Be Today Evening

Edapaddi Palanisamy Swearing Ceremony Likely To Be Today Evening Tamil Nadu politics are unstable for last few months. Chief Minister O Pannerselvam had been compelled to resign from the post by Sasikala and her supporters on Feb 5th. Following that she is nominated by her supporting MLAs to the CM post. But Governor was silent and waiting for verdict of SC on Sasikala’s dis-appropriating assets case. Supreme Court had given verdict on Feb 14th. Sasikala convicted for the case and sentenced 4years of imprisonment. Meantime several Legislators joined O Pannerselvam and lend their supports. Sasikala supporters Edappadi Palanisamy, Dinakaran, Sengottaiyan, Thangamani, Velumani and Dindugal Srinivasan meet Governor today. Governor had called CM candidate Edapaddi Palanisamy to form government in Tamil Nadu. The swearing ceremony will be held Raj Bhavan at 5 pm. He has to prove his majority within 15 days. Here is the Raj Bhavan press release. O Pannerselvam Press Meet Today SC Judgment In Sasikala Disproportionate Assets Case Edapaddi Palanisamy Swearing Ceremony Likely To Be Today Evening

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PSLV C37 Single Rocket Carries 104 Satellites Launched

PSLV C37 Single Rocket Carries 104 Satellites Launched ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) launched a record 104 satellites on Wednesday morning in a single rocket PSLV-C37. The rocket was launched from Sathish Space center in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh. All 104 satellites are launched successfully by PSLV today. It first launched 714 kg Cartosat-2 series satellite and then it launched all other satellites that had weight of about 664 kg into the orbit in 520 km away from the earth.   PSLV-C37 / Cartosat -2 Series Mission Successfully Launched all 104 Satellites — ISRO (@isro) February 15, 2017 PSLV-C37 / Cartosat-2 series Mission Lift off Normal as expected. — ISRO (@isro) February 15, 2017 The Cartosat-2 series satellites are launched to provide remote sensing services. It keeps track of coastal land, road network and others. It has the mission life of 5 years. Among 103 satellites 2 are Indian nano satellites INS-1A and INS-1B that weight about 30 kgs. 96 of them belong to USA, one from international ISROs customers from Netherlands, Switzerland, Israel, Khazakhstan and UAE. PSLV C37 Single Rocket Carries 104 Satellites Launched

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SC Judgment In Sasikala Disproportionate Assets Case

SC Judgment In Sasikala Disproportionate Assets Case Supreme Court judgment regarding V.K Sasikala’s disproportionate assets case will be given at 10:30 am this morning. The bench of 2 justices PC Ghose and Amitava Roy are heading the case. AIADMK chief Sasikala’s action to become Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu is being delayed. Today whole TN people are looking for the SC judgment regarding this case. It will be a turning point in Tamil Nadu politics and fortune of Tamil Nadu. If the judgment is favour to Sasikala then her chance to become CM will be doubled. The adverse verdict pushes Sasikala to look for other nominee for the CM, it will disqualify her for becoming legislature. Caretaker CM O Pannerselvam will have advantage but has to prove his strength in assembly in a given time. Meantime attorney general Mukul Rohatgi suggested to the governor Vidhyasagar Rao to summon a special session assembly poll test to determine Sasikala or Pannerselvam as the CM. The case includes the name of Sasikala and her relatives Elavarasi, Sudhakaran and others. Last night Sasikala stayed in the Golden Bay resort near Mahaballipuram where other MLAs are being halted. She said to their party colleagues that

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Collector To Visit MLA Halted Resort

Collector To Visit MLA Halted Resort Saiyur District Collector Ramachandran to visit Koovathur Golden Bay Resort where 130 MLAs are halted by Sasikala. Meanwhile O pannerselvam had begun campaign signature. About 600 advocates who are members of AIADMK extended their support to him. AIADMK supporters, ex-MLA Sridhar, PH Pandiyan supporters and others came to O Pannerselvam residence to show their support. Several ex- MLAs and Pannerselvam loyalists have gathered inside his house. Several ground level party workers are also allowed inside. There was a brief interaction with media person on morning. Earlier 2 AIADMK MPs PR Sundaram (Namakkal) and Asok Kumar (Krishnagiri) have teamed with Pannerselvam. Ramachandran, secretary of AIADMK IT wing extends support to Pannerselvam AIADMK leader Prasath joined acting CM Pannerselvam Some relatives of MLAs have filed complaints as they are missing. As the latest report a complaint had been filed in Chennai Police Commissioner by the voter of Rayapuram constituency. He had mentioned his constituency MLA and fishery department minister Jayakumar was missing and request police to find him. Meantime Sasikala writes letter to Governor  as she needs an appointment today along with her MLAs. She had stated “Thiru O.P. Panneerselvam submitted and your Excellency accepted his

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Alanganallur Jallikattu Happening Today

Alanganallur Jallikattu Happening Today After the huge protest for jallikattu, finally youngsters and students achieved success and brought an emergency permanent law to conduct jallikattu in the state. Chief Minister O Pannerselvam took initiative to bring the law to the state after consulting PM Modi and law experts. Jallikattu had been conducted in various parts of the state and finally the famous Alanganallur jallikattu is being conducted today. About 950 bulls and 1650 hull tamers are participating in the sport. Nearly 2500 police cops are deployed for the security purpose. Central Minister Pon Radhakrishnan is monitoring the sport. DMK leader MK Stalin and actor Lawrence came to the sport to watch the sport. The exciting prizes like Alto, 5 bullets, tractor, gold and silver coins are waiting for the best bull tamers. The students participating in the sport has the separate gallery for the sport. The bull tamers took pledge that they will not hurt bull and they obey the rules and laws of the jallikattu. There was ambulance kept alert near the spot. Jallikattu has been started at Kallipatti near Trichy. In Neikaaranpatti at Palani Jallikattu will be held on Feb 19th. Jallikattu Organized in Tamil Nadu Things To Do

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What will be Tamil Nadu Governor Next Move?

What will be Tamil Nadu Governor Next Move? As the latest news senior AIADMK leader Madhusuthan lends his support to O Pannerselvam. He arrived at acting CM’s residence few minutes before. He is there in the party from the late CM MG Ramachandran period. He says AIADMK candidates should support O Pannerselvam and the party should regain his power by the unity. He was very close to MGR says O Pannerselvam. He is garnering supports from AIADMK leaders. About 130 MLAs are being staying in the resort near Mahaballipuram. Some media spotted them at Golden bay resort in ECR road. The latest report says Sasikala is in shortage of 6 to 8 MLAs and she is seeking for Congress MLAs support. All eyes are on the Governor Ch. Vidhyasagar Rao next move regarding the Tamil Nadu politics. He is arriving at Chennai today around 3 pm. O Pannerselvam to visit Governor around 5 pm and Sasikala will be meeting him at 7:30 pm today. Government advocate V.M. Rajendran informs the Madras High Court that 130 MLAs who have extended their support to AIADMK general secretary V.K. Sasikala are free and safe in the MLA hostel at Chepauk. Actor Kamal Haasan,

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O Pannerselvam Press Meet Today

O Pannerselvam Press Meet Today O Pannerselvam had come out against VK Sasikala stating he had been compelled to give the resignation last night in front of former CM Jayalalitha memorial. Following that, O Pannerselvam was removed from the post of treasurer and Dindugul C Srinivasan had been appointed for the post. The acting Chief Minister O Pannerselvam today announced that there will be a judicial probe about the death of the late CM Jayalalitha that will be headed by retired High Court judge. He said to the media on Wednesday it is the duty of the government to find out the truth. “I will prove my strength in the assembly,” says O Pannerselvam. OPS is ready to accept Deepa (J Jayalalithaa’s niece) support if it is offered. Meantime, Sasikala Natarajan had called for AIADMK party meeting at headquarters. Legislature assembly members assembled there and meeting will be started shortly. Sasikala earlier stated there is DMK behind Pannerselvam’s decision. MK Stalin condemned her words and not to blame DMK for their party confusion. Here is the series of tweets by MK Stalin. குறுக்கு வழியில் முதலமைச்சராக முடியாத ஏக்கத்தில், “எதைத் தின்னால் பித்தம் தெளியும்” என போலி விமர்சனத்தை திமுக மீது சசிகலா நடராஜன் வீசுகிறார் —

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Governor Accepts O Panneerselvam Resignation: Sasikala To Become CM of TN

Governor Accepts O Panneerselvam Resignation: Sasikala To Become CM of TN Tamil Nadu Governor Vidhyasagar accepts the resignation letter produced by Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and his council of Ministers today. Governor asks him to function as Chief Minister until new arrangements are made.   TN Governor Vidhya Sagar Rao accepts Honourable CM Thiru.O. Panneerselvam’s Resignation. — AIADMK (@AIADMKOfficial) February 6, 2017 V.K. Sasikala was selected as AIADMK’s General Secretory on December. It is said she will be selected as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu in few days. The long time assistant of former Chief Minister J Jayalalitha had became chief of the party after her death. Her death was considered as one of the greatest mystery in Tamil Nadu. Meanwhile Sasikala is ready to take oath as CM soon. This 61-years-old Sasikala has not been elected or held in any leader or MLA or MP post. She has no experience in politics and does not know what policies followed in the party. Sasikala was a high school dropout from Mannargudi. She was introduced to Jayalalitha by her husband Natarajan and joined her on 1982. She was under her for almost 3 decades. Jayalalitha never gave her post or said

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Pathimugam Herbal Tree Wood Benefits: Drinking Water

Pathimugam Herbal Tree Wood Benefits: Drinking Water Pathimugam is the popular herbal tree in Kerala where its benefits are used extensively. They use the bark of tree in hot water and get its benefits. Kerala is known for the Ayurvedic herbal medicines and they use this in their daily lives. We can see the Ayurvedic water that is slight pinkish in color in all places including homes and hotels across the state. They use the bark of the medicinal tree Pathimugam that is also known as East Indian red wood. People usually drink this herbal water and it is one of the main reasons for their healthy living. The wood of the tree is hard with thorns and white when it is cut out fresh but it becomes red when it is exposed to air. It is added to the boiling water and filtered. This wood purifies the water and it prevents disease that spread through water. This herbal has the several other benefits that can cure disease like kidney disorder, piles, cholesterol, skin diseases, purifying blood, diabetics and even cures certain types of cancer. The wood is used as the natural colouring agent for commercial purpose in textiles, ink, paints,

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Chennai Marina Oil Spill – Cleaning Process

Chennai Marina Oil Spill – Cleaning Process The collision of 2 ships MT BW Maple carrying liquefied petroleum gas and MT Dawn Kanchipuram, an oil tanker at Bay of Bengal led to the massive oil spill spread at the Ennore sea shore to Marina coastal regions. As a 4th day the cleaning process is done by Indian coastal guards, volunteers and group of young fishermen. Thick greyish layer formed in the coastal regions where 20 tonnes of oil has been spilled. They are using 3 big pipe suckers to remove oil from the sea. National Oil Spill Disaster Contingency Plan (NOSDCP) has estimate oil spill up to 700 Metric Tonnes. The coastal guard team says they will deploy about 2000 people to remove the oil spill from Feb 1st. They were also using the giant sucker machines to remove it. The team gathered in Bharathiyar Nagar at Ennore. Lots of volunteers are doing their job best. But still there is no sign of ending the job. They fear the work may continue for a week still. The local fisher men were highly affected by this oil spill. Their daily life is much affected. They did not go for fishing from

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Dams Across Bhavani River: Tamil Nadu To File Case Against Kerala

Dams Across Bhavani River: Tamil Nadu To File Case Against Kerala Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Pannerselvam said the case will be filed against Kerala for its decision to build check dams across Bhavani River. He had stated within two days the case will be filed in Supreme Court regarding this at the assembly today. Earlier CM urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop the work of Kerala on the check dam at the River. Kerala had started leveling work at two check dams at Thekkuvattai and Manjikandi. It had caused anxiety among the people. Due to this plan of Kerala government high drought situation retains in the regions of Tamil Nadu. There is high water crisis in the related districts. The farmers’ organisations of Tamil Nadu on Sunday took out a march to the Aanakatti check post in Attappadi demanding the stall of the construction of the check dams across Bhavani River. Meanwhile On Monday, social activists from Mettupalayam submitted memorandum to district collector stating the water in Bhavani River contains toxins that is unfit for consumption. They demanded barrages built by Tamil Nadu government on the river to be opened immediately. The NHRC (National Human Rights Council) issued

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Jallikattu Organized in Tamil Nadu

Jallikattu Organized in Tamil Nadu After the Jallikattu passed on Monday on Jan 23, bull taming sport is conducted in various villagers. The sport will be organized in some famous places like Alanganallur and Palamedu in Feb 10th and Feb 9th respectively. Meanwhile on Sunday some places like Karungulam village witnessed jallikattu after 2 years. The rules are strictly followed during the sport. Some bull tamers were disqualified after they overcoming the rules that to be followed. Some caught the bull’s neck instead of holding the hump. Collector Palanisamy stood as referee in the event. Safety measures were taken and there were 500 police supervising the event. There were at least 350 bull tamers participated and around 20000 people from districts nearby were watching the sport. It has been organised well by the committees headed by villagers. It was reported about 37 tamers got injured during the event. Likewise the popular Alanganallur and Palamedu jallikattu is to happen in the February. President Pranab Mukherjee today signed the law passed by Tamil Nadu government on Jallikattu. Meantime Madras High Court today issued notice to the Tamil Nadu Home Secretary and DGP regarding the petition seeking the justice for allegedly police dispersing

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Gurez Sector Avalanche Death Toll Climbs 14

Gurez Sector Avalanche Death Toll Climbs 14 There is a terrible loss of Indian soldiers in Avalanche take took place in Gurez sector in Jammu and Kashmir. Nearly 14 Martyrs died in the disaster including 2 Tamils. Five army personnel hit by fresh avalanche that struck army camp in Kupwara today. They are conducting rescue operations there. Two Avalanches hit Gurez sector of Bandipora district near the line of control 2 days before. Several are feared missing still. Avalanche warning was issued to Kashmir and Ladakh valley. High danger warning exists in Rajouri, Ramban, Riasi, Doda, Kishtwar and Kargil Districts. It disrupted the works of the border roads organizations that is busy clearing the roads. At least 7 persons were rescued alive and bodies of 14 soldiers were rescued. The snowfall is heavy in the regions and highway had been closed due to this. Heavy snowfall in the area had disrupted the searching operations. It is reported that 4 members in a family died in Gurez sector in two different avalanches. Tamil Nadu lost 2 sons in this disaster. In last year 2016 avalanche 4 brave Tamils lost their lives. Indian Armies were working in extreme condition where they loss

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