16th Tamilnadu assembly election
Tamilnadu registered 72.78 percentage of polling in the recent 16th Assembly election.
Karur topped the districts with a high turnout of 83.92%.
Chennai recorded the least polling in the state with 59.06% voter turnout.
Seed crusher near Uttiramerur
A rare stone has been found in Vinnamangalam village near Uttiramerur in Kanchipuram district.
Buried in the soil,
Internal quota for Vanniyars
The Government of Tamil Nadu on February 26 passed a Bill temporarily providing an internal reservation of 10.5 per cent to the community under the category Most Backward Classes (V).
It has created two more groups — one covering 25 MBCs and 68 DNCs and another covering the remaining 22 MBCs.
The Vanniya kula kshatriya community includes vanniyar, vanniya, vannia gounder,
TAMIL NADU NEWS
Integrated and Inclusive Public Grievance CM Helpline
For effective and speedy disposal of public grievances, the state government issued a Government Order on setting up of Integrated and Inclusive Public Grievance CM Helpline Management System (IIPGCMS).
This system will help integrate the grievance redressal mechanisms and helplines of all departments and will bring them on a single platform.
A help desk, with helpline number ‘1100’ would be set up as part of the scheme.
CURRENT AFFAIRS FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2019
The DD News cameraman who has been posthumously awarded the Narad Samman 2019 by the Indraprastha Vishwa Samvad Kendra – Achyutananda Sahu
The 100th warship of Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata which was commissioned into the Indian Navy is named – IN LCU L-56
The theme of Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019 observed on July 26 to commemorate India’s victory in 1999 – Remember,
The former Tribune journalist, at present with Huffington Post who has been awarded the prestigious RedInk Award for ‘Journalist of the Year’ for her far-reaching expose during Calendar 2018 on the functioning of the Unique Identification Authority of Indian (UIDAI) and its Aadhar data cache – Rachna Khaira
The Bengaluru based NGO which has been chosen for the BBC World Service Global Champion Award – Akshaya Patra
The former Indian President who has been conferred the Order of the Aztec Eagle (the highest civilian award to foreigners) by Mexico – Mrs.