Tag Archives: Tamil

Appointment of Dalit priests in Kerala temples gives hope to their counterparts in Tamil Nadu

In October, the Travancore Devaswom Board recommended the appointment of 36 non-Brahmins, including six Dalits, as priests in the temples it manages in Kerala. This came after the Kerala Devaswom Recruitment Board for the first time conducted a written test and interviews for candidates. The recruitment board, which fills permanent positions in the state’s temples, made the appointments according to norms laid ... Read More »

Foxconn Will Consider Reviving Chennai Plants, Says Tamil Nadu

Taiwan-based electronic equipment manufacturer Foxconn has said it would consider reviving its Chennai units following a request made by Tamil Nadu Government, Industries Minister M C Sampath said Tuesday. A team of state industries department officials recently visited the headquarters of Foxconn in Taiwan and made a request to the management to revive its Chennai plant, saying government would extend ... Read More »

Twitter, Election Commission Partner on Awareness Campaign in Tamil Nadu

Popular social media platform Twitter will collaborate with Election Commission of India in its awareness campaign on striving for 100 percent voting for the May 16 Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu. Tamil Nadu Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Rajesh Lakhoni held discussions with Raheel Khursheed, Head, News, Politics and Government at Twitter India in Chennai. Later, speaking to reporters, Khurhseed said ... Read More »