Tamil Nadu


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Tamil Na·du

 (nä′do͞o)
A state of southern India on the Bay of Bengal and the Palk Strait. A succession of kingdoms and empires ruled the region from prehistoric times until it fell under British control in the 1700s and 1800s. Chennai is the capital.

Tamil Nadu

(ˈtæmɪl nɑːˈduː)
n
(Placename) a state of SE India, on the Coromandel Coast: reorganized in 1956 and 1960 and made smaller; consists of a coastal plain backed by hills, including the Nilgiri Hills in the west Capital: Chennai (formerly called Madras). Pop: 62 110 839 (2001). Area: 130 058 sq km (50 216 sq miles). Former name (until 1968): Madras

Tam′il Na′du

(ˈnɑ du)
n.
a state in S India. 55,858,946; 50,215 sq. mi. (130,058 sq. km). Cap.: Madras. Formerly, Madras.
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Noun1.Tamil Nadu - a state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh)Tamil Nadu - a state in southeastern India on the Bay of Bengal (south of Andhra Pradesh); formerly Madras
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15 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Thursday unanimously passed a resolution that urged the Centre to constitute Cauvery Management Board and Cauvery Water Monitoring Committee.
IANS Chennai Amidst a strong demand in Tamil Nadu for immediate formation of a Cauvery Water Management Board, the Centre has convened a meeting of top officials of the four basin states for consultations in Delhi on March 9 in this regard.
Summary: The system is likely to further move towards Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh in the next three to four days
The northeast monsoon brings most of the rainfall to Tamil Nadu.
He was addressing the gathering after giving away Magudam Awards constituted by News18 Tamil Nadu, for the best and the brightest from Tamil Nadu in various fields, in Chennai today.
Sasikala was elected today as the Leader of the Legislature party by the AIADMK Members of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly (MLA), in the party head office in Chennai, paving the way for her swearing in as Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu.
The Cauvery rises in Karnataka and flows through Tamil Nadu, ultimately, emptying into the Bay of Bengal.
But Cauvery water ignited fires across two States - Karnataka and Tamil Nadu - and the fury touched unprecedented levels causing loss of lives and damage to property.
AaAaAeAeAaAeAeA Tamil Nadu state was the worst-hit with at least 70 pe dead and most parts of the state flooded.
Tamil Nadu, which ranks third in the country in IT-ITeS investments after Karnataka and National Capital Region (NCR), has the potential to be a one-stop destination in this sector, said officials of some IT companies who participated at the two-day Global Investors Meet that concluded here on Thursday.
TERMING the opposition to the construction of a dam across Cauvery River in Mekedatu by Tamil Nadu as politically motivated, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said the state is determined to go ahead with the project.
11 -- Energy consumption in Tamil Nadu has grown at 6 per cent per year between 2004 and 2011, and is estimated to grow another 7 per cent during the Twelfth Five Year Plan 2012-2017.

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