Speed News from Tamil Nadu (Apr26)

Chennai,Apr 26(tamilnaducentral): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa filed her nomination for May 16 Assembly polls at RK nagar yesterday and has declared assets worth Rs 113.73 crore.

AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa  has declared Rs 41.63 crore in movable assets and almost Rs 72.10 crore in immovable assets, that  amounted to Rs 3.40 crore less than the Rs 117.13 crore she had declared in the 2015 bypoll. She in her affidavit said that the value of certain assets cannot be ascertained as they are either seized by the police or in the custody of the court in the disproportionate assets case.

Most parts of Tamil Nadu are experiencing an unprecedented summer heat wave with Vellore recording the highest temperature of five degrees higher than normal at 43.7 degree Celsius, followed by Karur at 42.5 degree Celsius on Sunday.The Met experts say that the last Sunday was the hottest day of this year.Temperature reached above 40 degree Celsius in most districts of Tamil Nadu except Chennai,Kanyakumari and Pamban, which is not an usual occurrence in the month of April.

Chennai will pass through a very harsh summer this May,warns weather experts which is attributed to the mushrooming of concrete structures and record no of vehicles hitting the road, leading to massive emissions.Chennai on April 23 recorded highest day temperature  at a maximum of 40.8°C, the highest since 2007. However,certain parts of Tamil Nadu including Chennai will see a dip in temperature in the next 24 hours due to winds in south and south-west region. Salem has recorded the highest temperature of 41.1 degree Celsius in the last 24 hours followed by Tiruttani at  41 degree Celsius and Tiruchi at 40.2 degree Celsius.

Kollywood actor Power Star Srinivasan has joined BJP in the presence of Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan.

Chennai girl Shruthi Nagarajan of Sathyabama University has won the second spot in the  Junior Formula Racing Series (JFRS).

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