Tamil Nadu eliminates the necessity for the NEET exam for medical admissions. Check Reasons behind it

NEET

The Tamil Nadu Assembly approved a bill on Monday that will eliminate the National Entrance-cum-Eligibility Test (NEET) and allow admission to medical institutions based on Class XII grades, ensuring socioeconomic fairness. The bill allows students to be admitted to MBBS/BDS programmes depending on their grades in class 12. The AIADMK voted in favour of the bill, but the BJP boycotted it. Stalin had earlier presented the Bill and urged everyone to embrace it in the interest of social justice, meaning that the current endeavour would be unlike anything done previously…

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After ‘Nivar’, another cyclonic storm ‘Burevi’ looms over Southern India

Burevi

Recent cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’ caused a lot of devastation in Tamil Nadu. People couldn’t even recover properly from the impact of ‘Nivar’ and now, another destructive cyclonic storm is on the way. This potential cyclonic storm is named as ‘Burevi’. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecasted ‘Burevi’ storm impacting the South India once again in less than a week after ‘Nivar’ knocked Tamil Nadu on Monday. Along with Tamil Nadu, IMD has also issued warnings for three other adjoining states. The Indian Meteorological Department warned that there is a…

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Cyclone ‘Nivar’ may hit tomorrow, TN declares holiday, Puducherry imposes Section 144

Nivar

Due to the formation of low pressure over the areas of Bay of Bengal, a cyclonic storm has developed. The Meteorological Department estimates that the storm will cross the Karaikal coasts of Mamallapuram and Puducherry in Tamil Nadu on 25th November. The storm has been named ‘Nivar’. It is believed that the storm may cause heavy havoc in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Local trains will remain closed in the entire Tamil Nadu to prevent heavy damage. The government has decided to keep the local trains inoperable from 10 am on…

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Tamil Nadu Government grants Diwali bonus to all 2.91 lakh employees

Diwali Bonus

On Monday, The Tamil Nadu Government declared Deepawali reward to the scale of ₹210.48 crore to all the PSU representatives in the state, in spite of a dunk in the working pay of numerous organizations due to non-activity of public vehicle and plants because of the COVID-19 lockdown. The move would profit over 2.91 lakh representatives, an official said. ‘C’ and ‘D’ classification laborers and representatives working in all benefit/misfortune unveiling area endeavors will be given a reward of 8.33 percent and an ex-gratia of 1.67 percent. Qualified lasting laborers will get…

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