• Meet the Chennai girl who owns 130 fossils 22 Jan 2021 10:08 Aswatha Biju’s favourite spot in Chennai is the Egmore Museum. The 13-year-old, who lives in Pallavaram, first visited the museum with her parents when she was five years old. She came across a picture of an ammonite fossil in an encyclopaedia her father …
  • TN Health Minister Vijayabaskar receives Covaxin shot in Chennai 22 Jan 2021 06:48 42 UK returnees to Tamil Nadu discharged after testing negative in second Covid test A total of 26 passengers who had returned to Tamil Nadu from UK and 20 of their primary contacts have tested positive for COVID-19 till date. Among the 26 primary cases, …
  • Further drop in COVID-19 cases 21 Jan 2021 15:25 The central districts on Thursday recorded 43 new cases of COVID-19, a drop compared to the previous days. The region recorded one death, in Thanjavur, according to the bulletin released by the Department of Health and Family Welfare. A 60-year-old man …
  • Massive crop loss in rain, compensation to farmers likely to be poll issues in Tamil Nadu 21 Jan 2021 09:23 The massive crop loss due to excess rain in Cauvery delta region is likely to become an issue in the upcoming elections in Tamil Nadu with more than six lakh farmers hit by the loss of samba paddy crop that was ready for harvest. This comes months after …
  • Special prayers for Kamala Harris's inauguration at grandfather's village in Tamil Nadu 20 Jan 2021 22:51 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: A section of residents of Painganadu Thulasendrapuram in Tiruvarur on Wednesday offered special prayers at the Sri Dharma Sastha Ayyanar temple in the village on the eve of the inauguration of Kamala Harris as the US Vice …
  • 2,783 healthcare workers get immunised 17 Jan 2021 02:10 In Tamil Nadu, 16.8% of healthcare providers took the COVID-19 vaccine on the first day of immunisation on January 16. The State has the capacity to vaccinate 16,600 people a day but only 2,783 got the shot on January 16 — the most in Chennai (348) and the …
  • Vaccine roll-out begins in central region 16 Jan 2021 15:53 Vaccination against COVID-19 got off to a slow start in the central region with frontline healthcare workers administered the vaccines on Saturday. The first phase of the vaccine roll-out seeks to cover doctors, nurses and paramedical and support staff. In …
  • Chennai: 1,200 health workers to take vaccination 16 Jan 2021 09:47 Representative imageCHENNAI: At least 1,200 healthcare providers in the city will extend their left arms to receive the Covid-19 vaccine at a dozen centres in the city on Saturday. Around 4.9lakh doctors, nurses, medicos, paramedics and other hospital …
  • Crops across 5k acres have sustained more than 33% damage, says official 15 Jan 2021 23:35 Express News Service TIRUCHY: The harvest season has turned out to be a sad one for farmers across Delta districts, with incessant rain destroying acres of harvest-ready Samba paddy. District Collector S Sivarasu, along with Revenue officials, inspected …
  • Tamil Nadu: Ten top doctors among 6 lakh frontline staff to be given Covid vaccine 15 Jan 2021 17:57 Ten top doctors are among the six lakh frontline workers who have registered to receive Covid vaccines in Tamil Nadu. Speaking on the arrangements for the vaccine rollout on Saturday, Tamil Nadu Health Minister Dr. C Vijayabaskar on Friday said that the …
  • Covishield vaccine vials for TN’s central districts reach Tiruchi 13 Jan 2021 08:36 Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar emphasised that both the vaccines -- Covishield from SII and Covaxin from Bharat Biotech -- have been tested and approved of after a series of trials The Tiruchi regional vaccine store (RVS) received a total of 68,800 doses …
  • Tamil Nadu receives 5,36,500 doses of Covishield vaccine 13 Jan 2021 04:52 Consignment arrives ahead of vaccination drive scheduled to be held at 307 places across the State on January 16 Tamil Nadu received its first consignment of a COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. As many as 5,36,500 doses of Covishield arrived in Chennai from …
  • 4 bus passengers electrocuted near Thanjavur 12 Jan 2021 11:51
  • Rain has spoilt harvest in Tirunelveli district, say turmeric farmers 12 Jan 2021 10:19 With just a few days left for Pongal, harvest is almost over in the district. While a majority of paddy farmers have expressed satisfaction with the yield, it is not the case with others. Turmeric farmers in Cheranmahadevi and peripheries, in particular, …
  • After over seven months, Tamil Nadu reports less than 700 new Covid-19 cases 11 Jan 2021 18:43 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported less than 700 Covid-19 cases on Sunday after over seven months. The number of active cases has also dropped below 7,000. The state reported 682 new cases and six deaths on the day, taking the tally to 8,26, …
  • Temporary bus stands come up 11 Jan 2021 12:27 Temporary bus stands have been established in the city to ease traffic congestion during Pongal festival. Buses being operated on the Thanjavur route and those being run on the Pudukottai and Madurai routes would be operated from the temporary bus stands …
  • 3 of family killed in car accident 10 Jan 2021 00:28 Coimbatore: Three members of a family were killed and three others suffered injuries after the car in which they were travelling rammed into a truck from behind at Vellakoil in Tirupur district on Saturday morning. The deceased were identified as Mayilsamy …
  • Pandya coin souvenirs give insight into Tamil culture of yore 08 Jan 2021 15:17 INTACH Madurai launches replicas of a Pandya coin as souvenirs, to promote understanding and learning of ancient Tamil life, culture and people Think of coins and what comes to mind are the flat round pieces of metal. But in some Madurai homes — those with …
  • 73 test positive 08 Jan 2021 15:15 The central region on Friday recorded 73 fresh cases of COVID-19. It recorded no death, according to the bulletin released by the Department of Health and Family Welfare. All districts reported less than 20 fresh cases. Tiruchi reported 19 cases. Patients …
  • RMM member asks Rajinikanth fans to participate in protest against Thalaivar’s decision to exit electoral politics 08 Jan 2021 09:54 Despite warning from Rajini Makkal Mandram (RMM) top leadership, a party functionary from Thanjavur has called on Rajinikanth’s fans to participate in the protest against Thalaivar’s decision to exit electoral politics in Chennai on January 10. Times Now’s …
  • N Guruprasad: 'Only by knowing where not to play, one would know exactly where to play' 07 Jan 2021 18:24 For the last several years, N Guruprasad has almost been like a regular fixture in Carnatic concerts of Chennai artistes in and out of India, no matter how big or small he/she is. Probably, there isn’t a single vocalist or solo instrumentalist of some …
  • Time stops at this temple town 07 Jan 2021 10:09 Express News Service Stepping outside the fringes of the city after 10 months, Roshne Balasubramanian hops on the history wagon to explore the magnificent Great Living Chola Temples through stone-engraved stories, sounds and sights. CHENNAI: The clanking …
  • Thanjavur veena maker replicates ‘Mayuri Yaazh’ 07 Jan 2021 08:31 A veena maker of Thanjavur, N. Rajendran, has made a replica of the ‘Mayuri Yaazh’, an ancient open-stringed harp of Tamil music whose resonator base is shaped like a peacock. Though the instrument was made for a private collector in Karur as an ornamental …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu sees 838 infections, active cases drop under 8,000 05 Jan 2021 05:11 On a day when 838 persons tested positive for COVID-19, active cases fell under 8,000 in Tamil Nadu. Presently, 7,970 persons are undergoing treatment for COVID-19, with a majority of them in Chennai (2,359).  The fresh cases took the State’s tally to 8,21 …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 838 new Covid-19 cases; 3 more UK returnees test positive for variant 04 Jan 2021 19:33 Express News Service CHENNAI: For the second consecutive day, Tamila Nadu reported less than 900 Covid-19 cases. The State reported 838 cases and 10 deaths on Monday, taking the tally to 8,21,550 and toll to 12,166. Active cases in the State also fell …
  • Six-year-old girl abandoned in Tirupur by depressed mother dies 04 Jan 2021 19:33 Express News Service TIRUPUR: A six-year-old girl, who was allegedly abandoned by her mother Dr Shailaja in Avinashi near Tirupur district on December 25, died in a private hospital on Monday evening. Police said that the doctor was in the throes of severe …
  • Sketching portraits at Ponmalai Market 03 Jan 2021 13:29 A city-based artist makes portraits of visitors at the Ponmalai market for a nominal fee. The artist takes around 15 minutes and even offers portraits for free to people visiting the market, he said. Sithan Siva, who resides in Senthaneerpuram is an …
  • U.K. returnees are being closely monitored, say health officials 03 Jan 2021 13:29 Authorities in the central districts had, through the last few weeks of December, pulled out all stops to track and trace travellers from the United Kingdom in view of the spread of a new strain of COVID-19. Officials of the Health Department in the …
  • TN sanctions Rs 350 crore for irrigation works 03 Jan 2021 10:04 Cauvery riverCHENNAI: Anticipating loan assistance from NABARD, the Tamil Nadu government has embarked on a ₹350 crore work to modernize and restore the irrigation system of Cauvery sub basin in Budalur and Tiruvaiyaru taluks of Thanjavur district, …
  • Three die in a road accident near Thanjavur 02 Jan 2021 16:07
  • Less than 100 fresh COVID-19 cases 02 Jan 2021 15:06 TIRUCHI The central districts recorded less than 100 fresh cases of COVID-19 for the second consecutive day with 97 patients tested positive for the virus on Saturday. Ariyalur and Perambalur districts recorded no fresh cases for the viral infection on …
  • Vaccine dry run in 17 places of TN, 1,981 UK returnees traced and tested 02 Jan 2021 11:03 The State Health Department has traced and tested 1,981 UK returnees and 1,871 of their close contacts so far. Approximately 2,300 passengers travelled from the UK between November 25 and December 23, said officials, adding that efforts were on to trace …
  • Trichy: FASTag usage up by 10% at NH toll plazas 02 Jan 2021 09:14 The scare over conversion of all lanes exclusively for FASTag from January 1 was cited as the reason for more people to adopt the electronic mode.TRICHY: Even as the Union road transport ministry has extended the deadline for 100% collection of toll on …
  • Black day observed, farmers to continue stir 02 Jan 2021 01:47 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Farmers took pledge at various places in the district to continue the protest against farm laws. In a village near Mullaikkudi the farmers observed the new year as a black day to register their protest. Farmers who …
  • Fresh COVID 19 cases come down 01 Jan 2021 15:15 TIRUCHI The eight districts in the central region reported less than 100 positive cases of COVID 19 on Friday. Thanjavur district reported the only death in the region as per the bulletin issued by the Health Department. The district also reported the …
  • Forty Years Ago, January 1, 1981: Tamil Nadu bandh 31 Dec 2020 19:37 Five persons were killed and about 14 injured in violent incidents that marked the one-day band called by the Tamilaga Vivasiyagal Sangham led by C Narayanswami Naidu. More than 1,000 people have been arrested taking the total number of arrests since the …

  • Police to procure Rs 1.73cr worth ammunition 12 Jul 2020 22:50 Thiruvananthapuram: After facing severe criticism from Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) for mismanaging ammunitions, state police are set to purchase another sizeable number of ammunitions soon. The government has given clearance to police to purchase …
  • When Saidapet becomes Saithappettai 10 Jun 2020 09:57 Vehicle movement on Anna Salai, Saithappettai in Chennai(File image) CHENNAI: Are you a resident of Mylapore? Get ready for a name change in documents, as the state government has renamed the popular neighbourhood Mayilappoor. And that’s only one of the 1, …
  • CBSE 12th result 2019: Check list of top colleges, university to apply at 03 May 2019 12:19 Along with CBSE, many other state boards class 12 results have been announced. Express photo by Ravi Kanojia. As the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the class 12 result 2019 on May 2, a new challenge now awaits students – college …
  • Top 25 engineering colleges in India, 8 IITs in top 10 list: NIRF ranking 2019 15 Apr 2019 14:42 IIT-Madras is the best engineering college in India Besides holding number one position in the overall institutes’ category, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has again bagged the top position in the engineering college category. President Ram Nath …
  • NIRF ranking 2019: President Ram Nath Kovind to announce ranking shortly 08 Apr 2019 12:35 President of India, Ram Nath Kovind will announce the varsity rankings tomorrow for different fields and courses The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) India Rankings 2019 has been released on April 8. President of India, Ram Nath Kovind …
  • Top 25 engineering colleges in India, IIT-Madras at number 1: NIRF ranking 2019 08 Apr 2019 12:35 IIT-Madras campus Besides holding number one position in the overall institutes’ category, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras has again bagged the top position in the engineering college category. President Ram Nath Kovind has today announced the …
  • Rains scale up yet again as depression looms in Bay 14 Aug 2018 15:54 Grim forebodings from a persistently ugly weather front loomed large on Tuesday as the country prepared to observe its 72nd day of Independence on Wednesday. The day coincides with yet another peaking phase of a very wet monsoon, which once again triggered …
  • Two Sri Lankan refugees arrested in India 29 Jul 2018 08:06 Two Sri Lankan refugees were arrested in Rameswaram, India on Saturday (28). The coastal security police arrested Sayinson (26) and Jayakumar (27) in Gulf of Mannar Sea Single Island near Pamdan in Rameswaram island. Sayinson was from Puduppatti SLR camp …
  • 2 Sri Lankan refugees arrested in Rameswaram 28 Jul 2018 15:48 [India] July 28 (ANI): Two Sri Lankan refugees were arrested in Rameswaram on Saturday. The coastal security police arrested Sayinson (26) and Jayakumar (27) in Gulf of Mannar Sea Single Island near Pamdan in Rameswaram island. Sayinson was from Puduppatti …
  • Train services hit following jallikattu stir 22 Jan 2017 19:53 The stir in Tamil Nadu and rail blockade demanding lifting of the ban on jallikattu have hit long-distance mail and express trains operating to the State. Following the late running of many trains, Friday’s 56043 Guruvayur- Thrissur Passenger and 56044 …


  • Veteran Tamil publisher T. S. Raamalingam no more 04 Jan 2021 09:09 T.S. Raamalingam, veteran Tamil publisher, died at his residence in Chennai in the early hours of Monday following a cardiac arrest. He was 70. He is survived by his wife, a daughter and a son. As per his wish, the body will be handed over to Sri …
  • DMK makes baseless charges: CM 22 Dec 2020 16:12 The DMK, unable to digest good response to the ‘Pongal gift hamper’ announcement and the assistance of ₹2,500 to rice cardholders, was making baseless allegations against the AIADMK rule in a vain attempt to divert people’s attention, Chief Minister …
  • Weather watch: South Tamil Nadu makes gains from easterly wave 17 Dec 2020 08:32 The prevailing easterly wave activity over the Bay of Bengal is expected to trigger scattered to fairly widespread rain/thundershowers over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep for four more days, according to an update by the …
  • Bringing the goddess home 13 Dec 2020 03:33 By S Vijay Kumar In a rare case of repatriation, a Canadian university has decided to return an idol of Annapurna that had been stolen from India in 1913 The story goes that in 1913, Norman MacKenzie, a lawyer and art collector from the Canadian province …
  • Today's weather: ‘Burevi’ remnant stalls; heavy rain over Tamil Nadu 04 Dec 2020 14:25 Stalling of the deep depression from erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ has swamped parts of Tamil Nadu, especially the northern districts during the 24 hours ending for a second day on Friday with huge transport of moisture on view through the day from the Gulf …
  • Are college campuses safe for students to return? 02 Dec 2020 00:20 Express News Service CHENNAI: As colleges brace for return of final-year students on December 7, educational institutions that were converted into Covid-19 isolation centres are struggling to make their campuses clean and safe. Representatives of several …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Heavy rains hit Mamallapuram ahead of landfall; ops suspended at Chennai airport 25 Nov 2020 13:46 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 37K people evacuated from TN, Puducherry; 25 NDRF teams on ground 25 Nov 2020 11:38 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 24,000 people shifted to relief centres in TN, 26 flights cancelled 25 Nov 2020 09:38 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar, which is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall …
  • Tamil Nadu, Puducherry brace for Cyclone Nivar 25 Nov 2020 00:19 Intermittent rains lashed several parts of Tamil Nadu as the deep depression over Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm, 'Nivar'. (Express photo: Janardhan Koushik)A DEEP depression over Bay of Bengal that has intensified into a cyclonic …
  • Cyclone Nivar: TN declares public holiday on Wednesday; Puducherry imposes Section 144 from Tuesday night 24 Nov 2020 17:53 Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Tuesday declared a public holiday on Wednesday as Cyclone Nivar is expected to make landfall in the State on Wednesday evening. The Chief Minister appealed to people to stay indoors and adhere to …
  • Tamil Nadu: Cyclone Nivar turns severe, state govt announces public holiday tomorrow 24 Nov 2020 12:50 According to the India Meteorogical Department, rainfall is very likely at most places in Tamil Nadu, Puduchery and Karaikal with heavy to very heavy showers at a few places and extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places on Wednesday. (Express photo: …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Tamil Nadu districts announce helpline numbers for emergency use 24 Nov 2020 06:19 By Express News Service It's official. The deep depression has intensified into a cyclonic storm - Nivar - over southwest Bay of Bengal. The Tamil Nadu government has rolled out many precautionary measures which included suspension of bus services in 7 …
  • Cyclone Nivar live: Landfall on Nov 25 evening 24 Nov 2020 05:50 Tamil Nadu: Nine IPS officers have been designated to monitor and supervise rescue and relief The officers have been appointed in Kancheepuram, Chengalpet, Tiruvallur, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Trichy, Perambalur, Ariyalur, Pudukottai, Thanjavur …
  • Cyclone Nivar: IMD issues a red alert in Tamil Nadu 23 Nov 2020 17:59 Chennai: Tamil Nadu is bracing itself for heavy rains as cyclone Nivar is expected to hit on Wednesday afternoon. The IMD has issued a red alert for the State — a label that urges the authorities and residents to jump into action — for Tuesday and …
  •  32 Tamilians stranded in Kuwait brought home after External Affairs ministry intervention 20 Nov 2020 18:06 Express News Service TIRUCHY: As the Air India Express flight from Kuwait docked at the Tiruchy International Airport on Thursday, there was a huge sigh of relief. Among the hundreds of passengers in the flight, 32 natives of the state who were stranded at …
  • Udhayanidhi to kick-start campaign from Karunanidhi’s birthplace 20 Nov 2020 01:45 Express News Service CHENNAI: DMK’s youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin will commence his campaign tour, tentatively titled “Thamizhagam Meetpom,” on Friday from Thirukkuvalai, the birthplace of his grandfather and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi. A report …
  • All welcome delay in reopening schools but... what next? 13 Nov 2020 02:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: Students and teachers heaved a sigh of relief after the State government postponed its decision to reopen educational institutions. The fear of a second wave of Coronavirus has gripped the State as many Indian cities are …
  • TN’s Covid count crosses 7.5 lakh 12 Nov 2020 22:54 With 2,184 fresh cases on Wednesday, Tamil Nadu’s tally touched 7,50,409. The State added 50,000 cases in 20 days after crossing the seven lakh mark on October 22. Previously, it took 12 days for Tamil Nadu to get from 6,50,000 to 7,00,000 cases. …
  • Students worried about returning to campuses used as Covid care centres 07 Nov 2020 22:52 Express News Service CHENNAI: With the scheduled reopening of schools and colleges just a few days away, students and teachers say they feel massively under-prepared for it. They have urged the government to come up guidelines for a phased reopening, along …
  • Women in Indian village praise Kamala Harris’s bid for US vice-president 04 Nov 2020 10:54 Chennai — More than 12,870km from Washington, Indian women have been rooting for the “America lady” in the village of US vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris’s grandfather. As locals in Thulasendrapuram's temple held special prayers for a …
  • Tamil Nadu Village Prays For Kamala Harris's Victory In US Polls 03 Nov 2020 17:41 As millions of US citizens queue up to vote for their next President and his deputy, the people of Thulasenthirapuram in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday prayed for the success of Kamala Harris, Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee, who has a connect to this small …
  • US elections 2020: Locals in Kamala Harris' ancestral Tamil Nadu village pray for her success 03 Nov 2020 09:01 By ANI THIRUVARUR: As US citizens decide the fate of Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris today, locals of her ancestral village in Thulasenthirapuram in Tiruvarur district offered prayers at a temple wishing success for her in the polls. …
  • COVID-19 positive Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister Doraikkannu passes away at 72 31 Oct 2020 20:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Minister for Agriculture R Doraikkannu passed away on Sunday after a brief struggle with COVID-19. He is survived by his wife Bhanumathi, four daughters, and two sons.  His mortal remains are likely to be taken …
  • Tamil Nadu NEET aspirants on testing times faced during preparations 18 Oct 2020 09:28 Express News Service Shakthivel, who comes from an economically disadvantaged family, scored 674 in NEET without signing up for any coaching class. "Whenever someone heard that I was preparing for NEET, the first question they asked was which coaching …
  • NEET aspirants on testing times faced during preparations 17 Oct 2020 21:48 Express News Service ‘Can score high even without coaching’ Everyone told Shakthivel that he had no chance at cracking NEET without going for coaching. Still he did not sign up at any centre and today his scorecard reads 674. Hailing from a poor family in …
  • In memory of her child, woman gifts doctor to TN 11 Oct 2020 01:02 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Her sisters describe Charumathi as painfully shy, but unwavering in her mission. After cracking NEET with a score of 370, she secured a seat at the Government Medical College in Thiruvarur. Charumathi prematurely believed …
  • ‘Keep rhinoceros beetle at bay’ 08 Oct 2020 06:13 The Coconut Research Station, Veppankulam, has advised farmers engaged in replanting coconut seedlings in areas affected by cyclone Gaja to adopt an integrated approach to check rhinoceros beetle attack in trees. Rhinoceros beetle is a pest which cuts the …
  • Tamil Nadu adds 5,622 new COVID-cases, tally mounts to 6.14 lakh 03 Oct 2020 18:07 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Saturday recorded 5,622 new COVID-19 cases taking the overall tally to 6,14,507 while the death toll jumped to 9,718 with 65 more people succumbing to the virus, the Health department said. The number of recoveries climbed to …
  • Tamil Nadu’s Covid count crosses 5 lakh, death toll reaches 8,381 14 Sep 2020 19:39 Tamil Nadu’s overall Covid-19 tally on Sunday crossed the unenviable milestone of 5 lakh cases. With 5,693 new cases getting detected in the last 24 hours the state’s Covid-19 tally stands at 5,02,759. The State recorded the first case on March 7, but …
  • DMK alleges scam in Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, BJP wants enquiry 08 Sep 2020 08:28 Chennai: The alleged large scale siphoning off of funds meant for the State’s farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, which envisages an annual cash payment of Rs 6000 to each of the 9.5 crore farmers in the country, saw not just the BJP …
  • TN unveils Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy, targets $100 billion output by 2025 07 Sep 2020 09:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to increase Tamil Nadu’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025, Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The policy is …
  • Support for Trump, Biden even: Indians’ and Indian-Americans’ perspective of US Presidential race 02 Sep 2020 04:24 By J.V. Lakshmana Rao As Indian-Americans in the US, many elite Indians in India too have been evincing keen interest in the 2020 US Presidential elections and have been guessing about who will be the next US President and the next US Vice President, and …
  • TN’s Covid count nears 4 lakh 27 Aug 2020 20:15 The cumulative case tally in Tamil Nadu is nearring four lakh with 5,958 new cases on Wednesday. The state reported 118 deaths, pushing the cumulative toll to 6,839. After the state discharged 5,606 patients on Wednesday, the recovery rate stood at 82%. At …
  • Tamil Nadu's Covid cases: 3 lakh and counting 11 Aug 2020 00:32 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The State’s tally of Covid-19 cases crossed the three lakh-mark with 5,914 fresh cases being reported on Monday. As many as 114 deaths were also included in the day’s medical bulletin, taking the State toll to 5,041. The …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases, 99 deaths 02 Aug 2020 09:03 Image Source : FILE Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases Tamil Nadu continued to record a slight dip in number of fresh COVID-19 cases with 5,879 patients contracting the infection on Saturday, taking the tally to 2,51,738, the health department …
  • State sees marginal dip with 5,864 cases 30 Jul 2020 22:27 After a week of reporting more than 6,000 cases a day, Tamil Nadu saw a marginal dip in fresh infections, as 5,864 persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. However, for the first time, the Health Department’s bulletin recorded over 90 deaths, …
  • Tamil Nadu records highest single day Covid death toll of 97 30 Jul 2020 16:17 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,864 new Covid-19 positive cases on Thursday. After a week, the number has dipped below the 6,000-mark. With 97 more deaths, the toll now stands at 3,838.  Chennai alone recorded 1,175 cases and its …
  • ONGC rapped by NGT panel for inadequate steps to control pipeline leaks in Cauvery delta 30 Jul 2020 14:01 Express News Service CHENNAI: Measures taken by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) to control incidents of oil leakages from a network of underground pipelines in the delta region of Thiruvarur district are inadequate, said a joint …
  • Tamil Nadu records 6,426 new Covid-19 positive cases, 82 deaths, new mother among deceased 29 Jul 2020 20:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The State reported 6,426 new Covid-19 positive cases and 82 deaths, including a new mother at Ariyalur, taking tally to 2,34,114 and toll to 3,741 on Wednesday. Four transgenders and also 33 people who came to Tamil Nadu …
  • We-learning? 19 Jul 2020 01:38 By Express News Service Neatly ironed uniforms, heavy school bags, chatter and laughter – gone are the days when teaching was confined within the four walls of a classroom. Thanks to the pandemic the classrooms are now at fingertips, at least for those who …
  • Railways sets target of becoming net zero carbon emitter and electrification of routes 13 Jul 2020 13:41 The Railways has set a target of going completely green by becoming a 'net zero' carbon emitter by 2030 through various initiatives, including electrification of broad gauge, improving energy efficiency and switching to renewable sources, the …
  • TN urban planning body to open 15 new offices across state, builders welcome move 07 Jul 2020 14:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: Developers and individual builders can now heave a sigh of relief as the Tamil Nadu government has permitted the reorganisation of existing offices in the Directorate of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) and create 15 new …
  • COVID-19 testing laboratory to be set up in Karaikal soon, says Puducherry CM 02 Jul 2020 16:46 By Express News Service PUDUCHERRY: A COVID-19 testing laboratory will soon be set up in Karaikal region of the Union territory, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said on Thursday. In an audio clip sent to newsmen from Karaikal shortly after a COVID …
  • DMK MLA from Cheyyur tests positive for COVID-19 27 Jun 2020 06:59 Besides Chennai, 191 cases were reported in Chengalpattu, 98 in Kancheepuram, 170 in Thiruvallur, 10 each in Ariyalur and Nagapattinam, 29 in Coimbatore, 21 in Cuddalore, 15 in Dindigul, five each in Erode and Thiruvarur, 25 each in Kallakurichi and …
  • 36 IAS officers to monitor fight against COVID-19 across Tamil Nadu 18 Jun 2020 10:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government has appointed monitoring officers for 33 districts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Three officers had already been appointed to Chengalpattu, Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts in May. For Chennai, …
  • Chennai returnees push up coronavirus tally in central Tamil Nadu 15 Jun 2020 19:16 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: The central districts recorded 50 COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the number of active cases to 333 in the region. Thanjavur and Thiruvarur recorded the most cases, with 12 and 10, respectively. Nagapattinam recorded 10 …
  • Gold worth Rs 77 lakh stolen from locked house 15 Jun 2020 15:15 THIRUVARUR: Unidentified men looted 220 sovereigns of gold jewellery, worth Rs 70 lakh, and Rs 7 lakh in cash from a locked house near Koradachery in Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu in the early hours on Monday. According to police, Sarbudeen, 34, of …
  • Tamil Nadu changes the names of 1018 places 11 Jun 2020 07:09 Chennai: 'Thiruvallikeni', an old settlement of Chennai, can no longer be written in English as 'Triplicane'. That place name has to be written in English as the word is pronounced in the original Tamil, as 'Thiruvallikkeni'. New …
  • TN government alters English names of 1,018 places to match their Tamil pronounciation 10 Jun 2020 19:30 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government has issued a notification as per the recommendation of an experts committee for changing the names of 1,018 places, including of many important places, in accordance with how they are exactly pronounced …
  • Foundation laid for upgrading cancer hospital in Kancheepuram 09 Jun 2020 21:54 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Through video conferencing from the secretariat, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday inaugurated a host of government offices and other facilities. Foundations were laid for upgrading Arignar Anna Government …
  • CM opens roads, flyovers and office buildings across Tamil Nadu 09 Jun 2020 00:58 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday inaugurated several bridges, roads and buildings, through the video-conferencing facility at the Secretariat. This included a four-lane flyover constructed at a cost of Rs 54. …
  • Vande Bharat: Five Dubai returnees tested positive for COVID-19 03 Jun 2020 17:15 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Five out of 180 passengers, who arrived at the Coimbatore International Airport in the first repatriation flight under Vande Bharat mission from Dubai, tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday.  According to the health …
  • Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: New care facility in Chennai; state records 938 new cases 30 May 2020 18:20 With the total number of COVID-19 cases in state capital Chennai having touched 13,980, data released by the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) indicates that Royapuram (Zone 5) has the highest number of cases in the city. (PTI) Few days after domestic …
  • 7 IAS officers to monitoring desilting works in Cauvery delta 23 May 2020 00:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has appointed seven IAS officers to monitor desilting works in Cauvery delta districts ahead of the release of water from Mettur dam. According to a GO, the special officers will monitor desilting …
  • Tamil Nadu reports second-highest single day spike in Covid-19 cases with 776 cases and seven deaths 21 May 2020 16:09 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported the second consecutive day of over 700 cases this week with 776 people testing positive for the infection on Thursday. Last Monday, the State reported the highest ever rise in cases with 798 people testing positive for the …
  • Tamil Nadu Lockdown: Full list of hotspots/containment zones 17 May 2020 16:50 Image Source : PTI Tamil Nadu Lockdown: Full list of hotspots/containment zones Tamil Nadu government extended the coronavirus lockdown in the state till May 31, citing the raising COVID-19 cases every day. Here is the list of Red, Green and Orange …
  • Bail to Murugan in PNB robbery case 12 May 2020 08:22 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Days after Murugan was granted bail in the Lalithaa burglary case, on Monday, a Srirangam court granted him bail in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) robbery case. According to sources, Murugan of Thiruvarur, is the criminal …
  • Tamil Nadu: Koyambedu market emerges as new hotspot | Full list of red, orange, green zones 05 May 2020 10:22 Image Source : AP Tamil Nadu: Koyambedu market emerges as new hotspot | Full list of red orange, green zones Koyambedu market for vegetables, fruits and flowers, one of the largest in the country that used to teem with thousands of people every day in …
  • Lockdown 3.0: Full list of coronavirus containment zones in Chennai 03 May 2020 11:34 Lockdown 3.0: Coronavirus containment zones in Chennai rise to 198 Coronavirus lockdown in India has been extended by another two weeks because of the growing coronavirus cases. In Tamil Nadu, 2,754 coronavirus have been reported including 29 deaths and 1, …
  • Centre identifies 130 districts as coronavirus red zones: Check out the state-wise list of hotspots 02 May 2020 04:28 Miscreants put garland of footwear on Ambedkar statue in Tamil Nadu With a continuous rise in COVID-19 cases across states, the Central Government has split the country into three zones - red, orange, and green. Out of the total 733 districts, as many as …
  • COVID-19: All you need to know about the new Red, Orange and Green Zones in India 01 May 2020 08:11 Express News Service NEW DELHI: As the nationwide lockdown in order to contain COVID-19 outbreak comes to an end on Sunday, the Centre has revised the zonal classification of districts across India, based on the severity of infection spread, for the week …
  • Ethiopians, Nepalese among 134 artists of Great Bombay Circus stranded in TN since March 29 Apr 2020 14:39 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Great Bombay Circus, which organises shows across the country, is stranded in Mannargudi in Thiruvarur district since March due to the COVID-19 lockdown. A total of 134 artists, including nine Ethiopian and 19 Nepalese, …
  • COVID-19: A Re-start Button :: Maguni Charan Behera 24 Apr 2020 04:12 COVID-19: A Re-start Button Maguni Charan Behera * Today, the COVID-19 unleashing havoc everywhere, embracing all-rich and poor, powerful and weak- has made a shamble of the world all around us. Though it strikes a note of apparent pessimism, it holds key …
  • Live: Briefing shortly on new Cabinet decisions 22 Apr 2020 07:28 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Wednesday said its joint venture with Krishna Group -- Krishna Maruti, which is into car seat manufacturing, has handed over the first batch of 2 lakh units of triple-ply face masks …
  • How waste from hospitals, hotspots are disposed 11 Apr 2020 08:36 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: With hospitals in the district having shut their outpatient departments (OPDs), generation of biomedical waste has greatly reduced. Biomedical waste from all hospitals, including Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital …
  • A 1,000-km journey home on foot and trucks 04 Apr 2020 23:37 Express News Service TIRUCHY: On Saturday afternoon, seven tired young men were walking on the Cauvery bridge near Thiruvanaikoil. They had just completed a 1000 km journey from Solapur in Maharashtra to Tiruchy.  Arun, who runs a photo studio here spotted …
  • Coronavirus testing procedure in India: Cost, sampling process, results, test labs 02 Apr 2020 00:05 Covid-19 precaution awareness Coronavirus continues to pose a serious threat to people around the world and India is also put on high alert. As the nation is under a 21-day lockdown, Indians are ordered to stay indoors for two more weeks. Despite this, the …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 17 new coronavirus cases; tally goes up to 67 30 Mar 2020 12:57 Civic officials in Chennai carry out a door-to-door drive in the residential areas where patients have tested positive for coronavirus. (Express Photo) As many as 17 more people tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu Monday, taking the total number …
  • Sharp rise in number of persons under home quarantine in Tiruchy 28 Mar 2020 06:18 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Families of 4,120 persons are under home quarantine in Tiruchy. Home quarantine stickers have been pasted outside the houses of 2,262 persons and would be pasted outside the homes of their contacts by Friday night, said …
  • First COVID-19 case in Tiruchy as 24-year-old youth back from Dubai tests positive 26 Mar 2020 15:08 Express News Service TIRUCHY: In the first case of COVID-19 in Tiruchy, a 24-year-old youth who returned from Dubai tested positive on Thursday. He is being shifted from the isolation ward to a separate ward in the Tiruchy MGMGH for treatment. He arrived …
  • Coronavirus in India: State-wise list of ICMR approved labs where you can test for COVID-19 24 Mar 2020 01:43 Italy's death toll surpasses 5,000 As India appears to be on the verge of entering stage 3 of the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Indian Council Of Medical Research (ICMR) has approved as many as 116 government laboratories and 6 private laboratories …
  • Three new cases take total to 9 23 Mar 2020 03:13 The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu rose to 9 on Sunday. Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar tweeted about the three new patients who had tested positive. In the morning, he said a (25-year-old) woman, who had returned from Spain, had tested …
  • 57 laboratories for coronavirus sample collection in India: Complete list 09 Mar 2020 08:30 DHR/ICMR 57 laboratories for helping in sample collection for COVID -19 State/UT LIST OF VRDLs Andhra Pradesh 1. Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada 2. Rajeev Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Kadapa 3. Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada 4. …
  • Professor bids adieu 08 Mar 2020 02:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: With the demise of Kalyanasundaram Anbazhagan (97), the last voice of the first generation of Dravidian movement, has ceased. One of the close associates of Dravidian stalwarts — EV Ramasamy (Periyar), CN Annadurai (Anna) and …
  • DMK general secretary Anbazhagan passes away 07 Mar 2020 15:52 By Chennaivision in Chennai News March 7, 2020 K Anbazhagan, DMK’s general secretary for 43 years, four-time Minister and a close friend of former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, died in the wee hours of March 7. In a statement, DMK president M K  Stalin …
  • DMK general secretary Anbazhagan passes away at 97: Stalin announces week-long mourning 07 Mar 2020 13:18 Massive crowd gathers outside Kauvery hospital where DMK chief Karunanidhi is admitted   DMK's general secretary for 43 years, K Anbazhagan, is no more. The long-serving politician and a close aide of former chief minister M. Karunanidhi passed away in …
  • Remembering Anna's brother, and a friend of Kalaignar 07 Mar 2020 08:06 Written by Janardhan Koushik , Edited by Explained Desk | Chennai | Updated: March 7, 2020 11:40:34 am K Anbazhagan with M Karunanidhi and M K Stalin. (PTI Photo/File) Veteran DMK leader K Anbhazagan passed away at the age of 97 in Chennai in the early …
  • Tamil Nadu cancels PCPIR project over objections, environmental concerns 22 Feb 2020 16:09 Tamil Nadu government has cancelled it's plans to create a Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) comprising 45 districts of Nagapattinam and Cuddalore districts citing objections by the public and the fact that it is an …
  • TN Assembly passes Bill to declare to Cauvery Delta as Protected Agricultural Zone 21 Feb 2020 02:37 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday introduced a bill in the state legislative assembly to declare the Cauvery Delta region in the state as a Protected Special Agriculture Zone. The bill was tabled in the assembly after the …
  • Anna University initiates probe into semester exam malpractice 20 Feb 2020 07:07 Express News Service COIMBATORE: The Anna University has withheld the results of second year students of a private engineering college near Thiruvarur over alleged malpractice during the semester exam held in November, last year. Sources state that a …
  • Tight vigil in Madurai as anti-CAA sit-in enters third day 17 Feb 2020 00:50 By Express News Service MADURAI /NAGERCOIL: The sit-in protest launched by the members of the Muslim community demanding State government to pass resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National …
  • A pinch of science for Sabha goers 17 Feb 2020 00:22 CHENNAI: Are there underlying algorithms that tell you how society works? How do birds like parrots eat hot chilies when humans cannot handle it? What are the vulnerabilities in drug-resistant bacteria? Which laws of Physics can be used to improve …
  • Taking a holistic approach to dengue 12 Jan 2020 20:26 The advent of a new tetravalent vaccine against the dengue virus has thrown new light into the evidence-based management of dengue. An article recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine revealed that this vaccine confers about 80% protection …
  • Chennai Margazhi young artistes of the day: Tejashree and Tanujashree 28 Dec 2019 04:14 The Hindu celebrates the talent of youngsters this Margazhi, in a web series. In the December Music Season, a young crop of artistes will get a chance to showcase their talent online. The Hindu brings you a month-long online series of recordings by these …
  • Too little: Allies unhappy with seat-sharing formula  19 Dec 2019 23:28 Express News Service CHENNAI: Cadre of small parties in DMK and AIADMK-led alliances are sulking since both the Dravidian majors have allocated a significantly less share of seats for their partners in rural local body polls. The parties were negotiating …
  • SC refuses to entertain DMK plea; local body polls as scheduled 14 Dec 2019 00:14 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to interfere again in the elections to local bodies in Tamil Nadu, pointing out that the orders already passed on this issue will hold good. Counsel for DMK, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, …
  • Focus on God’s feet 25 Nov 2019 16:43 To behave in a dharmic manner requires a pure heart. Everything else is just needless showing off. Those are the words of the poet Thiruvalluvar. To be of pure heart, we need to keep our thoughts focused on the feet of God, and this is emphasised by Saint …
  • DMK leader gets 3-year jail for attempt to murder his wife 23 Nov 2019 17:39 A former DMK MLA has been sentenced to three years in jail by a special court in Chennai for attempting to murder his second wife and mother in law four years ago. The convict A Ashokan on December 6, 2015 had a verbal duel with his wife Hema during which …
  • Poll panel cancels Thiruvarur bypoll 08 Jan 2019 05:49 The Election Commission has cancelled its election notification for the constituency that fell vacant after the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, putting off a high-stakes poll contest for Dravidian parties DMK and AIADMK just months ahead of …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur by-election 07 Jan 2019 13:23 Chennai: The Election Commission (EC) has cancelled the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election in Tamil Nadu, citing the ongoing relief work after the Gaja cyclone that devastated major parts of Thiruvarur district, giving a huge relief to major political parties …
  • Tamil Nadu: EC cancels Thiruvarur assembly bypoll due to Cyclone Gaja 07 Jan 2019 11:12 The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Election Commission Monday cancelled the bypoll to Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur assembly seat on account of the …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur Assembly by-poll citing Gaja aftermath 07 Jan 2019 05:33 [India], Jan 7 (ANI): The by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency which was slated for January 28 has been cancelled by the Election Commission at the request of the Tamil Nadu government and the district administration (Thiruvarur) who are pre- …
  • EC rescinds Thiruvarur by-election 07 Jan 2019 04:08 Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has rescinded its January 3 notification announcing the by-election in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. In a communication to the Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu, the EC on Sunday said …
  • Bypoll to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency rescinded 07 Jan 2019 02:42 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Election Commission has rescinded the by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. The commission’s communication in this regard was sent to Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahu last night and the CEO confirmed …
  • Thiruvarur bypoll: DMK names Poondi Kalaivanan, AMMK to field S.Kamaraj 05 Jan 2019 07:48 The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Dravid Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) today named Poondi Kalaivanan, the Thiruvarur District secretary of the …
  • DMK fields party District Secretary in Thiruvarur by-election 04 Jan 2019 13:02 Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Ending all speculation about fielding someone from the DMK’s “first family”, the party on Friday announced the candidature of a senior leader Poondi Kalaivanan as its candidate in the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election on January 28. “ …
  • By-polls in Haryana's Jind, Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur on Jan 28 31 Dec 2018 16:43 [India], Dec 31 (ANI): The by-election in the assembly constituencies of Jind in Haryana and Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu will be held on January 28, while the counting of votes will take place on January 31. As per a statement from the Election Commission of …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Trees uprooted trees, roofs damaged in Thiruvarur's Kokaladi 16 Nov 2018 19:22 [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds caused due to Cyclone Gaja, which made a landfall in the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Friday uprooted trees and damaged houses in Thiruvarur's Kokaladi village. Sand was …
  • What's ailing rural India: Ground report from Thiruvarur Tamil Nadu 27 Apr 2017 16:55 Apr 27, 2017 09:58 PM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18 Farmers from Tamil Nadu called off the 40-day strike in New Delhi that was part of their efforts to get central government help in surviving the drought. However several opposition parties in the state have …

  • Further drop in COVID-19 cases 21 Jan 2021 15:25 The central districts on Thursday recorded 43 new cases of COVID-19, a drop compared to the previous days. The region recorded one death, in Thanjavur, according to the bulletin released by the Department of Health and Family Welfare. A 60-year-old man …
  • Schools reopen for classes 10, 12; mixed turnout recorded across TN 20 Jan 2021 06:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After a gap of nearly 10 months, schools in Tamil Nadu opened their gates to students of classes 10 and 12 on Tuesday. What once used to be the ‘rush hour mornings’ for most families — getting their children ready for …
  • Over 3,000 get the jab in Tamil Nadu on Day 2 18 Jan 2021 15:32 By Express News Service CHENNAI: On the second day of the Covid-19 vaccination drive, 3,030 healthcare workers took the jab in the State, compared to 2,783 on Saturday. Among the 3,030, a majority of 2,847 received Covishield, while 183 received Covaxin, …
  • At students’ doorstep with sweet boxes & masks 18 Jan 2021 14:56 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Usually, students approach teachers for learning. In a sweet gesture, teachers of Elambur Government Higher Secondary School in Perambalur are reaching out to Class X students ahead of school reopening. They are visiting …
  • 6,128 fighting Covid infection in Tamil Nadu 17 Jan 2021 02:50 Representative imageCHENNAI: The state discharged 775 patients from the Covid-19 registry and added 610 fresh cases on Saturday, which pushed the cumulative case tally to 8,30,183. Active cases dropped to 6,128 from 8,272 on January 2. The state reported …
  • 2,783 healthcare workers get immunised 17 Jan 2021 02:10 In Tamil Nadu, 16.8% of healthcare providers took the COVID-19 vaccine on the first day of immunisation on January 16. The State has the capacity to vaccinate 16,600 people a day but only 2,783 got the shot on January 16 — the most in Chennai (348) and the …
  • Vaccine roll-out begins in central region 16 Jan 2021 15:53 Vaccination against COVID-19 got off to a slow start in the central region with frontline healthcare workers administered the vaccines on Saturday. The first phase of the vaccine roll-out seeks to cover doctors, nurses and paramedical and support staff. In …
  • Despite losses, grape grower to persist with organic farming 16 Jan 2021 13:32 A farmer who became popular for his organic paneer grapes variety at Esanai here says intermittent rain in the region have wreaked havoc on his crop. Despite incurring losses, R. Perumal alias Surulirajan is determined to grow fruits and vegetables with …
  • Coronavirus | 665 new cases of COVID-19 recorded in Tamil Nadu 14 Jan 2021 18:38   A total of 665 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Thursday, taking the overall tally to 8,28,952. Another 826 persons were discharged after treatment and four persons succumbed to the infection. A total of 6,488 persons were currently …
  • Coronavirus | 19 Tamil Nadu districts report fewer than 10 cases each 13 Jan 2021 22:23 673 persons test positive for the infection; number of samples tested crosses 1.50 crore As many as 19 districts recorded fewer than 10 cases of COVID-19, even as 673 persons tested positive for the infection in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. While Perambalur …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 673 new Covid-19 cases, 6 deaths 13 Jan 2021 20:33 Express News Service CHENNAI:  Tamil Nadu reported 673 Covid-19 cases and six deaths on Wednesday, taking the tally to 8,28,287 and toll to 12,242. Four passengers, who had tested positive for the UK variant of the virus, were discharged from the hospital …
  • Covishield vaccine vials for TN’s central districts reach Tiruchi 13 Jan 2021 08:36 Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar emphasised that both the vaccines -- Covishield from SII and Covaxin from Bharat Biotech -- have been tested and approved of after a series of trials The Tiruchi regional vaccine store (RVS) received a total of 68,800 doses …
  • Tamil Nadu receives 5,36,500 doses of Covishield vaccine 13 Jan 2021 04:52 Consignment arrives ahead of vaccination drive scheduled to be held at 307 places across the State on January 16 Tamil Nadu received its first consignment of a COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. As many as 5,36,500 doses of Covishield arrived in Chennai from …
  • Judiciary not Jesus to carry the cross for authorities’ sins: HC 13 Jan 2021 03:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Censuring the Dharmapuri and Perambalur district administration for a 20-year delay in providing land records awaiting mutation, the Madras High Court observed that the judiciary is not Jesus Christ to carry the cross for …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 671 new Covid-19 cases, 8 deaths 13 Jan 2021 02:53 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 671 Covid-19 cases and eight deaths on Tuesday, taking the tally to 8,27,614 and toll to 12,236. Two more returnees from the United Kingdom have tested positive for the coronavirus. For the first time in …
  • After over seven months, Tamil Nadu reports less than 700 new Covid-19 cases 11 Jan 2021 18:43 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported less than 700 Covid-19 cases on Sunday after over seven months. The number of active cases has also dropped below 7,000. The state reported 682 new cases and six deaths on the day, taking the tally to 8,26, …
  • Harsh Vardhan reviews dry run in Chennai, lauds TN’s efforts 09 Jan 2021 10:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In the shortest possible time, India has done extremely well on the vaccine-development front, and the Centre is working to ensure the vaccine reaches the entire population in the near future, Union Health Minister Harsh …
  • Coronavirus | Cases in Tamil Nadu fall under 800; 8 deaths recorded 08 Jan 2021 22:34 Tamil Nadu’s daily case count dropped under 800 on Friday. A total of 790 persons tested positive for the infection, taking its tally to 8,24,776. As many as 897 persons were discharged following treatment, while eight more persons succumbed to the …
  • 73 test positive 08 Jan 2021 15:15 The central region on Friday recorded 73 fresh cases of COVID-19. It recorded no death, according to the bulletin released by the Department of Health and Family Welfare. All districts reported less than 20 fresh cases. Tiruchi reported 19 cases. Patients …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu sees 838 infections, active cases drop under 8,000 05 Jan 2021 05:11 On a day when 838 persons tested positive for COVID-19, active cases fell under 8,000 in Tamil Nadu. Presently, 7,970 persons are undergoing treatment for COVID-19, with a majority of them in Chennai (2,359).  The fresh cases took the State’s tally to 8,21 …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 838 new Covid-19 cases; 3 more UK returnees test positive for variant 04 Jan 2021 19:33 Express News Service CHENNAI: For the second consecutive day, Tamila Nadu reported less than 900 Covid-19 cases. The State reported 838 cases and 10 deaths on Monday, taking the tally to 8,21,550 and toll to 12,166. Active cases in the State also fell …
  • Tamil Nadu govt permits 100% occupancy in theatres, cinemas, multiplexes 04 Jan 2021 16:37 Image Source : PTI Tamil Nadu increases seating capacity of cinemas, theatres, multiplexes to 100% Tamil Nadu Government on Monday permitted to increase the seating capacity of cinemas, theatres, multiplexes from existing 50 per cent to 100 per cent …
  • Coronavirus | Daily COVID-19 infection tally in Tamil Nadu falls below 900 04 Jan 2021 04:42 The number of people testing positive for COVID-19 dropped below the 900-mark for the first time since May 30, 2020, on Sunday. As many as 867 persons tested positive for the infection on Sunday, taking the total number of cases reported in Tamil Nadu so …
  • Tamil Nadu reports less than 900 COVID cases, 114 people tested positive at Chennai's star hotels 03 Jan 2021 20:42 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported less than 900 Covid-19 cases on Sunday after around seven months. The State reported 867 cases and 10 deaths on the day taking the tally to 8,20,712 and toll to 12,156. According to data shared by the …
  • Tamil Nadu reports less than 900 Covid cases, 16 more test positive at Chennai’s star hotels 03 Jan 2021 16:23 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported less than 900 Covid-19 cases on Sunday after around seven months. The State reported 867 cases and 10 deaths on the day taking the tally to 8,20,712 and toll to 12,156. In the last 24 hours, 16 more people …
  • 8,272 patients fighting Covid in Tamil Nadu 03 Jan 2021 03:40 Picture used for representational purpose onlyCHENNAI: The state discharged 1,007 patients from the Covid-19 registry, and added 910 fresh cases on Saturday, which pushed the cumulative case tally to 8,19,845. The active case count dropped to 8,272 from 8, …
  • Less than 100 fresh COVID-19 cases 02 Jan 2021 15:06 TIRUCHI The central districts recorded less than 100 fresh cases of COVID-19 for the second consecutive day with 97 patients tested positive for the virus on Saturday. Ariyalur and Perambalur districts recorded no fresh cases for the viral infection on …
  • Fresh COVID 19 cases come down 01 Jan 2021 15:15 TIRUCHI The eight districts in the central region reported less than 100 positive cases of COVID 19 on Friday. Thanjavur district reported the only death in the region as per the bulletin issued by the Health Department. The district also reported the …
  • DMK will rely on its strength and shall not exploit others’ weakness: Stalin 01 Jan 2021 00:54 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR/ARIYALUR: DMK chief MK Stalin on Thursday said he would bank on his strength and not rely on others’ weaknesses.“Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said that AIADMK cannot be broken even if 1,000 Stalins tried to. …
  • After 7 months, daily case count drops under 1,000 30 Dec 2020 02:38 Tamil Nadu’s daily COVID-19 count dropped below 1,000 for the first time in seven months. A total of 957 persons tested positive on Tuesday. The last time that the State recorded less than 1,000 cases was on May 30 when 938 persons were found infected. The …
  • Farmgate price of shallot to remain at Rs 50 per kg 30 Dec 2020 00:52 Coimbatore: The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has forecast the shallot (small onion) farmgate price to remain around Rs 50 per kg for the next few months, before seeing a rise in March 2021, when another round of harvest would take place. It …
  • Tamil Nadu reports less than 1,000 fresh Covid-19 cases after seven months 29 Dec 2020 16:58 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has reported less than 1,000 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday after seven months. The State reported 957 cases and 12 deaths on the day taking the tally to 8,16,132 and the toll to 12,092. The last time Tamil Nadu …
  • Shallot prices tending to move north 29 Dec 2020 12:46 The price of the small onion would remain distorted in the coming months as the Purattasi and Karthigai pattam crop have been affected by pests and diseases, say trade sources. Incessant rains and conducive climate are said to have triggered the …
  • ‘Mouth cancer prevalence high among Thanjavur women’ 29 Dec 2020 04:20 The Tamil Nadu Cancer Registry Project (TNCRP) has found that the Age Standardised Rate (ASR) of mouth cancer among women in Thanjavur district — 9.2 per 1,00,000 women — was the highest in the world. “We suspect it to be due to rampant tobacco chewing …
  • Tamil Nadu has more women with cancer than men, says report 28 Dec 2020 16:50 Express News Service CHENNAI: The estimated new cancer burden in Tamil Nadu in 2020 is 78,641 patients and the State has more women with cancer than men, according to the TN Cancer Registry Report 2020 released by Health Minister C Vijayabaskar at the …
  • Coronavirus | 1,027 persons contract infection in Tamil Nadu 25 Dec 2020 23:30 As many as 1,103 patients were discharged after treatment for COVID-19 on Friday, even as 1,027 more tested positive for the infection. The State recorded 12 deaths, taking its toll to 12,408. Among those who tested positive were three returnees from …
  • Chennai’s daily count drops below 300 25 Dec 2020 07:22 As fresh COVID-19 infections dipped further to 1,035 in Tamil Nadu on Thursday, Chennai’s daily count dropped below 300 and Coimbatore registered less than 100 cases after several months. A total of 296 persons tested positive in Chennai, while Coimbatore …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 1,035 fresh Covid-19 cases, 12 deaths 24 Dec 2020 17:57 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 1,035 Covid-19 cases and 12 deaths on Thursday taking the tally to 8,11,115 and the toll to 12,036. Chennai and Coimbatore, the only two districts that were reporting over 100 new cases daily, saw a dip.  …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 1,066 fresh COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths 23 Dec 2020 17:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 1,066 COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths on Wednesday, taking the tally to 8,10,080 and toll to 12,024. Again, Chennai and Coimbatore were the only districts to report more than 100 new cases. While Chennai …
  • COVID-19: Tamil Nadu death toll crosses 12,000-mark, total case tally reaches 8,09,014 22 Dec 2020 19:57 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 death toll crossed 12,000-mark on Tuesday. The State reported 1,052 COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths on the day, taking the tally to 8,09,014 and toll to 12,012. While the last 1,000 deaths occurred over a …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 1,071 COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths 21 Dec 2020 19:39 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 1,071 COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths on Monday, taking the tally to 8,07,962 and toll to 11,995. Only Chennai and Coimbatore districts reported over 100 cases -- 306 and 109 respectively. Perambalur district …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu reports 1,114 cases, 15 fatalities 21 Dec 2020 01:00 Chennai tops the list with 325 COVID-19 infections; eight districts report cases in single digits As many as 1,114 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, taking its tally to 8,06,891. Fifteen people succumbed to the infection, …
  • Two deaths in delta 20 Dec 2020 17:17 The central districts on Sunday recorded a slight spike in fresh cases with 114 patients testing positive for the viral infection. Two deaths, one each in Tiruchi and Tiruvarur, were reported. Perambalur reported zero fresh cases for the second consecutive …
  • Dalit boys forced to remove excreta: NGO demands compensation from TN government 19 Dec 2020 12:24 Demanding that the State government immediately disburse ₹5 lakh each to the three Scheduled Caste boys, who were forced to remove their excreta allegedly by some caste Hindu youth in Perambalur district recently, a fact-finding team of the NGO Evidence, …
  • T.N. reports 1,134 fresh infections 18 Dec 2020 21:52 As 1,134 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Friday, Health Department officials said the State’s overall positivity rate had dropped below 2%. The fresh cases took the overall tally to 8,04,650. Another 1,170 persons were discharged …
  • It’s raining projects as EPS gears up to face big electoral battle 17 Dec 2020 23:44 By Express News Service SALEM/ARIYALUR/PERAMBALUR: As many as 2,000 Amma mini-clincs will be inaugurated in the State before December 31, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said on Thursday. After inaugurating a mini-clinic at Lathuvadi in Salem …
  • Kamal Haasan’s TV show 'Bigg Boss' ruining families, says Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami 17 Dec 2020 23:44 By Express News Service ARIYALUR/PERAMBALUR: Actor Kamal Haasan is ruining families with his television shows and movies, said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami while launching a strong attack against the founder of the Makkal Needhi Maiam for …
  • ‘Reopening of schools only after cases dip’ 17 Dec 2020 22:36 Lack of adherence to SOPs led to a mini-cluster at IIT-Madras, says Chief Minister Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday said the government would consider reopening schools only after the incidence of COVID-19 comes down. After reviewing …
  • Kamal Haasan can’t do any good to people: CM Palaniswami 17 Dec 2020 22:36 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday said Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan had no intention of doing any good to the people and was only spoiling families through his films and TV show Bigg Boss. Responding to a journalist’s question …
  • Central region records 89 fresh cases 16 Dec 2020 16:17 The central region on Wednesday recorded 89 fresh cases of COVID-19. No COVID-19 death was reported in the region according to the bulletin released by the State Health Department. All districts in the region reported less than 25 fresh cases for the viral …
  • EPS' travel covers most of Tamil Nadu ahead of assembly polls 15 Dec 2020 15:50 Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami is the only political leader in Tamil Nadu to have travelled across the state extensively in recent months and personally meet people. He had the unique advantage as the CM to do so while  …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 1,195 fresh Covid cases, 12 deaths 13 Dec 2020 18:02 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 1,195 fresh Covid-19 cases and 12 deaths on Sunday, taking the State’s tally to 7,98,888 and toll to 11,895. Chennai and Coimbatore remain the only districts reporting more than 100 fresh cases in a day. …
  • Tamil Nadu: Three arrested for forcing Dalit boys to carry their excreta 12 Dec 2020 08:30 The Sirukudal village has been reportedly experiencing caste conflicts for years.Three upper caste youths have been arrested in Tamil Nadu for allegedly forcing five minor Dalit boys to clean up their excreta from ground. The incident took place near …
  • Three arrested for forcing Dalit boys to clean up excreta in Perambalur 12 Dec 2020 02:09 Tension gripped Sirukudal village in Perambalur district on Friday after three minor boys belonging to the Scheduled Castes were forced to clean up their excreta from an open ground, allegedly by some caste Hindus. Three of the six accused were arrested. …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 1,235 new COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths in last 24 hours 11 Dec 2020 20:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 1,235 new COVID-19 cases and 17 deaths on Friday taking the state tally to 7,96,475 and toll to 11,870. Chennai and Coimbatore remain the only districts reporting over 100 cases. While Chennai recorded …
  • Three caste Hindu youth arrested for forcing minor Dalit boys to carry feces with bare hands in TN 11 Dec 2020 18:02 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Tensions prevailed at Sirukudal in Perambalur on Friday, after a group of caste Hindu youngsters allegedly forced five minor boys from a Dalit community to remove feces from public land at the village using their bare hands …
  • State’s daily case count drops to 1,220 11 Dec 2020 03:02 1,302 persons discharged after treatment; 17 fatalities recorded; Chennai sees 313 fresh infections With 1,220 more persons testing positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, the State’s case tally touched 7,95,240. The number of active cases stood at 10,392. …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 1,220 COVID-19 cases, 17 deaths in last 24 hours 10 Dec 2020 20:09 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 1,220 Covid-19 positive cases and 17 deaths on Thursday, taking the tally to 7,95,240 and toll to 11,853. Only two districts -- Chennai and Coimbatore -- reported over 100 cases. While Chennai reported …
  • Bharat Bandh: Spate of agitations in central Tamil Nadu 08 Dec 2020 09:23 Hundreds of party cadre were arrested in Tiruchi and a few other districts; normal life however, remained unaffected The Bharat Bandh called for by farmers unions and supported by the Opposition parties on Tuesday against the three new farm laws witnessed …
  • Two lakes fill up after 11 years in Perambalur district 07 Dec 2020 00:19 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Two lakes in Perali village in Perambalur district are brimming after 11 years, thanks to the efforts of youth who toiled for over 6 years to restore them. Ooryeri (15 acres) and Kalleri (12 acres) were restored by …
  • Authorities confiscate 483 tonnes of Bellary onions hoarded in Perambalur 09 Nov 2020 19:53 Express News Service PERMABALUR: Even as public are reeling under its sky-high price, officials on Monday busted a hoarding racket and seized over 450 tonnes of Bellary onions from poultry farms in the district. Trade leaders said such incidents were bound …
  • New taluk office opened in Perambalur 04 Nov 2020 13:24
  • Audio clip of TN govt doctor’s association chief threatening Perambalur official goes viral 01 Nov 2020 16:35 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: An audio clip purportedly of the Tamil Nadu Government Doctors’ Association president scolding the Perambalur Health Services Joint Director on a phone call has gone viral on social media on Sunday.  According to the JD, …
  • Perambalur ‘dinosaur eggs’ hatch as memes 24 Oct 2020 13:19
  • Dinosaur eggs or ammonite sediments: What was found in Perambalur? 23 Oct 2020 21:15 Pictures of ‘dinosaur eggs’ in Perambalur district of Tamil Nadu have been doing rounds on social media since Thursday. But a group of local geology and archaeology enthusiasts, who visited the area, identified them as ammonite sediments. Several images of …
  • ‘Dinosaur eggs’ draw crowds to Perambalur 23 Oct 2020 09:52 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Kunnam,  a quaint village in Perambalur, hogged the limelight after hordes of people converged on the place to see what they believed  to be dinosaur eggs. Pictures of the ‘eggs’ went viral on social media on Wednesday when …
  • Perambalur Dinosaur Egg 22 Oct 2020 11:23
  • Dinosaur eggs found in perambalur 22 Oct 2020 09:37
  • Why is TANGEDCO building a substation on a lake bed, ask residents of this Perambalur village  12 Oct 2020 16:24 Express News Service PERAMBALUR:  While the Tamil Nadu government and the Madras High Court have repeatedly warned against encroachments on water bodies, residents of the Periya Venmani village in Kunnam are horrified that a government body -- the TANGEDCO …
  • Perambalur-Manamadurai work: Farmers protest in TN 08 Oct 2020 14:51
  • Piece of fossilised wood found in Perambalur village 15 Sep 2020 06:59 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: A two-metre-long piece of fossilised wood was found in Karambiyam village in Perambalur village. The wood, which was attached to a limestone, was found in a canal of Ponneri lake in the village on Saturday. The villagers …
  • Couple electrocuted near Perambalur in TN 03 Sep 2020 16:48
  • Teachers invite villagers with thamboolam to admit children in Perambalur government schools 28 Aug 2020 07:13 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Government school teachers in Perambalur have been going door-to-door and distributing leaflets and betel-nuts to parents to increase the enrollment of students in government schools. They said that they are popularizing …
  • Farm owner, explosives dealer arrested in connection with death of fire-fighter near Perambalur 14 Jul 2020 09:15 The Perambalur Police have arrested three persons, including the owner of a farm and a licensed explosives dealer, in connection with the death of a fireman who died of suffocation while trying to rescue a couple of labourers trapped inside an open well in …
  • Farmers producers company open more retail outlets in Perambalur 15 Jun 2020 13:51 While the lockdown enforced in view of COVID-19 pandemic saw quite a few farmers producers companies being involved in retail vending of vegetables as a contingency measure to help consumers, the WEFSA Farmers Producers Company in Perambalur district has …
  • Cannot compete with traders, re-open our market, plead Perambalur farmers 03 Jun 2020 08:48 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Farmers have called upon the district administration to re-open the Uzhavar Santhai in Perambalur, which was shut at the end of April following the increase in corona cases in the district. They said that without the market …
  • Panic in TN's Ariyalur, Perambalur as coronavirus cases spike 05 May 2020 07:58 Express News Service ARIYALUR/PERAMBALUR: Panic gripped residents of Ariyalur and Perambalur as the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 is increasing by the day. Thirty-one persons tested positive in Ariyalur and Perambalur district on …
  • Saplings along Perambalur NH withering from neglect 07 Mar 2020 07:51 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Many saplings on the Perambalur-Manamadurai National Highway 226 near Perambalur have died due to neglect on the part of offcials. Environmental activists are now demanding the authorities plant and protect useful trees. …
  • ‘Nellai’ Kannan arrested in Perambalur 02 Jan 2020 05:57 Tamil orator ‘Nellai’ Kannan, wanted for having allegedly given a hate speech against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah at a public meeting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) at Melapalayam in Tirunelveli on Sunday last, …
  • Re-polling in Viralimalai, Perambalur after election symbol faux pas 28 Dec 2019 18:28 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Re-polling has been ordered in ward 15 in Viralimalai panchayat union after the symbol of an independent candidate was printed wrongly in the ballot paper. The polling will take place on December 30. The candidate V Sekar …
  • Hybrid groundnuts raise hopes of good returns in Tamil Nadu's Perambalur 18 Dec 2019 03:21 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: The Agricultural Department has introduced a new variety of groundnuts called GJG 9 in the district this year. Farmers, officials claimed, would reap good yield in shorter duration than other varieties. Cotton, maize and …
  • After maize, castor crop affected by pest attack in Perambalur 17 Dec 2019 06:24 By Express News Service Farmers are worried over pest attacks on castor crop. They said that they were devastated because many shifted from maize to castor due to fall armyworm attacks. It is of note that this crop was suggested by the Agriculture …
  • Kottarai dam construction on hiatus in Tamil Nadu's Perambalur 16 Dec 2019 05:23 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Construction of Kottarai dam across the Marudaiyaru in Perambalur district has ground to a halt due to a shortage of funds. Farmers and the public have urged for work to be resumed at the earliest. The project was …
  • Pachamalai rain fills Perambalur lakes 30 Nov 2019 06:48 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Arumbavur Periyayeri (big lake) is overflowing, thanks to heavy rain on the Pachamalai hills that border Perambalur, Tiruchy and Salem districts. Data says that the annual average rainfall in Perambalur district is 861 mm. …
  • Perambalur youth in Singapore build Rs 35 lakh worth of welfare projects in native village 26 Nov 2019 07:42 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Residents of Ayinapuram now working in Singapore have funded various development works in their village. A temple has also been built at a cost of Rs 7 lakh. They said they were fed up waiting for authorities to fix the …
  • Pregnant woman alleges negligence at Perambalur General Hospital 15 Nov 2019 05:55 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: A pregnant woman who suffered head injury alleged she was not given treatment at the Perambalur General Hospital (GH) and that she was told by a doctor to approach a private hospital or Tiruchy GH if she needs immediate …
  • Rattled by thunderous blasts and cracked houses, Perambalur villagers say loud ‘No’ to quarries 05 Nov 2019 04:48 Express News Service PERAMBLAUR: Residents of Therani village in Perambalur district are worried over the freshly auctioned 31 stone quarries in the district. They said that sound pollution, damage to houses from mining activities and deaths by accident …
  • Perambalur: Dry taps force patients at govt hospital to defecate in open 07 Aug 2019 02:41 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Patients at the Perambalur GH are forced to buy water as bore wells in the hospital have run dry. At least 2,000 patients visit the super-speciality hospital every day. The situation is so worse that a few in-patients have …
  • 1 held for deer hunting in Perambalur district 10 Jun 2019 03:23 PERAMBALUR: Forest department officials on Sunday nabbed one person and are on the lookout for another five who were allegedly involved in deer hunting in the reserve forest areas in Venbavur and Maavilangai, in the district. Police sources said that a …
  • Now, Perambalur sexual abuse case post-Pollachi: Stalin 26 Apr 2019 09:01 Chennai, April 26 (IANS) The DMK President M.K. Stalin on Friday said that even as the Pollachi sexual abuse-cum-blackmail case probe is yet to reach a conclusion, a similarly shocking incident in Perambalur district has come to light involving a leader of …
  • Good turn out of women voters in Perambalur constituency 18 Apr 2019 16:34 Amid heavy security arrangements in place, polling turned out to be by and large peaceful in Perambalur Parliamentary constituency on Friday with no untoward incidents. The turn out of women voters in several rural pockets was impressive in this …
  • Rajnath Singh defends PM Modi at Perambalur meeting 07 Apr 2019 23:27 PERAMBALUR: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday accused that the Congress of ‘spoiling’ India’s and Tamil Nadu’s culture during its rule, adding the grand old party was now attempting to get to power through backdoor. Singh made this observation …
  • Home Minister promises implementation of pending demands to Perambalur electorate 07 Apr 2019 16:09 PERAMBALUR: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday assured the electorate of Perambalur that the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance, if voted to power again in the upcoming general election, would strive to implement the long-pending demands in the …
  • 9 of a family from Kanchipuram die in road mishap near Perambalur 11 May 2018 16:38 In a gruesome incident, nine died on the spot including three women and two children from the same family at Chennai – Tiruchi Highway (NH 45) near Perambalur in the wee hours of today. The accident took place when a car proceeding towards Chennai hit …
  • Nine Persons Killed As Two Cars Collide In Tamil Nadu's Perambalur 11 May 2018 15:47 Chinnai:  Nine persons were killed in a collision between two vehicles in Tamil Nadu's Perambalur district.  CommentsPolice said nine persons hailing from Kanchipuram were proceeding to Kodaikanal in a multi-utility vehicle when a car moving in the …
  • Nine killed in car accident near Perambalur 11 May 2018 04:31 Nine persons were killed after two cars collided near Perambalur on the Chennai-Tiruchi national highway in the early hours on Friday. A group of persons were proceeding to Kodaikanal from Kancheepuram in a car when the fatal accident took place near …
  • Shallot processing centre opens in Perambalur 31 Aug 2017 20:25 New Delhi, August 31:   A central processing centre for shallots (small onions) has come up in Tamil Nadu’s Perambalur village. The Common Food Processing Incubation Centre was set up at a cost of ₹1 crore to prevent wastage of shallots and to increase …
  • Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal launches Common Food Processing Incubation Center for Shallots, Perambalur 31 Aug 2017 09:57 Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries launched Common Food Processing Incubation Center for Shallots (Small Onions) in Chettikulam village in Perambalur District of Tamil Nadu through video conferencing from here today. …
  • Boost for O Panneerselvam, 3 more AIADMK MPs join himAIADMK's Lok Sabha MPs - Jaisingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee (Tuticorin), Senguttuvan (Vellore) and R P Marutharaja (Perambalur) - extended their support to Pannerselvam. 12 Feb 2017 07:16 CHENNAI: Chief minister O Panneerselvam on Sunday got a boost, with three more MPs of AIADMK joining him after deserting the V K Sasikala camp. The party's Lok Sabha MPs — Jaisingh Thiyagaraj Natterjee (Tuticorin), Senguttuvan (Vellore) and R P …
  • Cane crushing begins at Perambalur Sugar Mills 03 Jan 2017 03:46 The cane crushing season for 2016-17 began at the public-sector Perambalur Sugar Mills at Eraiyur in the district on Friday. About 5,288 farmers have registered about 11,455 acres of sugarcane with the mill for the current season. About 3.50 lakh tonnes of …

  • Meet the Chennai girl who owns 130 fossils 22 Jan 2021 10:08 Aswatha Biju’s favourite spot in Chennai is the Egmore Museum. The 13-year-old, who lives in Pallavaram, first visited the museum with her parents when she was five years old. She came across a picture of an ammonite fossil in an encyclopaedia her father …
  • Further drop in COVID-19 cases 21 Jan 2021 15:25 The central districts on Thursday recorded 43 new cases of COVID-19, a drop compared to the previous days. The region recorded one death, in Thanjavur, according to the bulletin released by the Department of Health and Family Welfare. A 60-year-old man …
  • Massive crop loss in rain, compensation to farmers likely to be poll issues in Tamil Nadu 21 Jan 2021 09:23 The massive crop loss due to excess rain in Cauvery delta region is likely to become an issue in the upcoming elections in Tamil Nadu with more than six lakh farmers hit by the loss of samba paddy crop that was ready for harvest. This comes months after …
  • Schools reopen for classes 10, 12; mixed turnout recorded across TN 20 Jan 2021 06:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After a gap of nearly 10 months, schools in Tamil Nadu opened their gates to students of classes 10 and 12 on Tuesday. What once used to be the ‘rush hour mornings’ for most families — getting their children ready for …
  • 6,128 fighting Covid infection in Tamil Nadu 17 Jan 2021 02:50 Representative imageCHENNAI: The state discharged 775 patients from the Covid-19 registry and added 610 fresh cases on Saturday, which pushed the cumulative case tally to 8,30,183. Active cases dropped to 6,128 from 8,272 on January 2. The state reported …
  • 2,783 healthcare workers get immunised 17 Jan 2021 02:10 In Tamil Nadu, 16.8% of healthcare providers took the COVID-19 vaccine on the first day of immunisation on January 16. The State has the capacity to vaccinate 16,600 people a day but only 2,783 got the shot on January 16 — the most in Chennai (348) and the …
  • Vaccine roll-out begins in central region 16 Jan 2021 15:53 Vaccination against COVID-19 got off to a slow start in the central region with frontline healthcare workers administered the vaccines on Saturday. The first phase of the vaccine roll-out seeks to cover doctors, nurses and paramedical and support staff. In …
  • Crops across 5k acres have sustained more than 33% damage, says official 15 Jan 2021 23:35 Express News Service TIRUCHY: The harvest season has turned out to be a sad one for farmers across Delta districts, with incessant rain destroying acres of harvest-ready Samba paddy. District Collector S Sivarasu, along with Revenue officials, inspected …
  • Archaeological excavations set to begin in seven more places in Tamil Nadu 13 Jan 2021 16:19   Encouraged by the archaeological findings in Keeladi that testified to the existence of an ancient urban Tamil civilisation, the Department of Archaeology has decided to launch excavations at seven more sites and field studies in two places. “The Central …
  • Covishield vaccine vials for TN’s central districts reach Tiruchi 13 Jan 2021 08:36 Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar emphasised that both the vaccines -- Covishield from SII and Covaxin from Bharat Biotech -- have been tested and approved of after a series of trials The Tiruchi regional vaccine store (RVS) received a total of 68,800 doses …
  • Tamil Nadu receives 5,36,500 doses of Covishield vaccine 13 Jan 2021 04:52 Consignment arrives ahead of vaccination drive scheduled to be held at 307 places across the State on January 16 Tamil Nadu received its first consignment of a COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. As many as 5,36,500 doses of Covishield arrived in Chennai from …
  • Heavy rains lash parts of Tamil Nadu, likely to continue till Jan 14 12 Jan 2021 13:05 Image Source : PTI/REPRESENTATIVE Heavy rains lash parts of Tamil Nadu Heavy rainfall lashed parts of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), heavy rains will continue to lash the state till January 14. "Very …
  • Cotton harvest delayed due to unseasonal rain in delta regions of Tamil Nadu 11 Jan 2021 04:59 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Unseasonal rain has not been conducive for harvesting cotton as well. This comes at a time when there is abundant yield on one hand and promising market demand on the other, giving farmers a hard time. This apart, it is to be …
  • Harsh Vardhan reviews dry run in Chennai, lauds TN’s efforts 09 Jan 2021 10:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In the shortest possible time, India has done extremely well on the vaccine-development front, and the Centre is working to ensure the vaccine reaches the entire population in the near future, Union Health Minister Harsh …
  • Farmers worried as sugarcane fetches low price 09 Jan 2021 09:42 Express News Service ARIYALUR:  Hit by back-to-back cyclones and severe crop damage, sugarcane farmers in Ariyalur district were hopeful of making some decent bucks as Pongal festival was around the corner. However, now they have been forced to scramble …
  • 73 test positive 08 Jan 2021 15:15 The central region on Friday recorded 73 fresh cases of COVID-19. It recorded no death, according to the bulletin released by the Department of Health and Family Welfare. All districts reported less than 20 fresh cases. Tiruchi reported 19 cases. Patients …
  • Time stops at this temple town 07 Jan 2021 10:09 Express News Service Stepping outside the fringes of the city after 10 months, Roshne Balasubramanian hops on the history wagon to explore the magnificent Great Living Chola Temples through stone-engraved stories, sounds and sights. CHENNAI: The clanking …
  • Tamil Nadu govt permits 100% occupancy in theatres, cinemas, multiplexes 04 Jan 2021 16:37 Image Source : PTI Tamil Nadu increases seating capacity of cinemas, theatres, multiplexes to 100% Tamil Nadu Government on Monday permitted to increase the seating capacity of cinemas, theatres, multiplexes from existing 50 per cent to 100 per cent …
  • Coronavirus | Daily COVID-19 infection tally in Tamil Nadu falls below 900 04 Jan 2021 04:42 The number of people testing positive for COVID-19 dropped below the 900-mark for the first time since May 30, 2020, on Sunday. As many as 867 persons tested positive for the infection on Sunday, taking the total number of cases reported in Tamil Nadu so …
  • Tamil Nadu reports less than 900 COVID cases, 114 people tested positive at Chennai's star hotels 03 Jan 2021 20:42 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported less than 900 Covid-19 cases on Sunday after around seven months. The State reported 867 cases and 10 deaths on the day taking the tally to 8,20,712 and toll to 12,156. According to data shared by the …
  • Tamil Nadu reports less than 900 Covid cases, 16 more test positive at Chennai’s star hotels 03 Jan 2021 16:23 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported less than 900 Covid-19 cases on Sunday after around seven months. The State reported 867 cases and 10 deaths on the day taking the tally to 8,20,712 and toll to 12,156. In the last 24 hours, 16 more people …
  • 8,272 patients fighting Covid in Tamil Nadu 03 Jan 2021 03:40 Picture used for representational purpose onlyCHENNAI: The state discharged 1,007 patients from the Covid-19 registry, and added 910 fresh cases on Saturday, which pushed the cumulative case tally to 8,19,845. The active case count dropped to 8,272 from 8, …
  • Less than 100 fresh COVID-19 cases 02 Jan 2021 15:06 TIRUCHI The central districts recorded less than 100 fresh cases of COVID-19 for the second consecutive day with 97 patients tested positive for the virus on Saturday. Ariyalur and Perambalur districts recorded no fresh cases for the viral infection on …
  • Fresh COVID 19 cases come down 01 Jan 2021 15:15 TIRUCHI The eight districts in the central region reported less than 100 positive cases of COVID 19 on Friday. Thanjavur district reported the only death in the region as per the bulletin issued by the Health Department. The district also reported the …
  • DMK will rely on its strength and shall not exploit others’ weakness: Stalin 01 Jan 2021 00:54 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR/ARIYALUR: DMK chief MK Stalin on Thursday said he would bank on his strength and not rely on others’ weaknesses.“Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said that AIADMK cannot be broken even if 1,000 Stalins tried to. …
  • After 7 months, daily case count drops under 1,000 30 Dec 2020 02:38 Tamil Nadu’s daily COVID-19 count dropped below 1,000 for the first time in seven months. A total of 957 persons tested positive on Tuesday. The last time that the State recorded less than 1,000 cases was on May 30 when 938 persons were found infected. The …
  • Tamil Nadu reports less than 1,000 fresh Covid-19 cases after seven months 29 Dec 2020 16:58 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has reported less than 1,000 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday after seven months. The State reported 957 cases and 12 deaths on the day taking the tally to 8,16,132 and the toll to 12,092. The last time Tamil Nadu …
  • Chennai’s daily count drops below 300 25 Dec 2020 07:22 As fresh COVID-19 infections dipped further to 1,035 in Tamil Nadu on Thursday, Chennai’s daily count dropped below 300 and Coimbatore registered less than 100 cases after several months. A total of 296 persons tested positive in Chennai, while Coimbatore …
  • Tamil Nadu’s rights not protected, says Udhayanidhi at Ariyalur 25 Dec 2020 00:41 By Express News Service ARIYALUR: DMK’s youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin on Thursday accused the AIADMK government of failing to protect the State’s rights. Addressing a meeting as part of his campaign in the town, Udhayanidhi said “When Jayalalitha …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 1,035 fresh Covid-19 cases, 12 deaths 24 Dec 2020 17:57 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 1,035 Covid-19 cases and 12 deaths on Thursday taking the tally to 8,11,115 and the toll to 12,036. Chennai and Coimbatore, the only two districts that were reporting over 100 new cases daily, saw a dip.  …
  • Udhaya visits Kaduvetti as DMK tries to woo Vanniyars away from PMK  23 Dec 2020 05:40 Express News Service ARIYALUR: With Assembly elections approaching, the DMK is trying to break into the vote bank of the PMK. The visit of DMK’s youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin to Kaduvetti on Tuesday is seen as one such attempt. In the middle of …
  • Post-Gaja, change in pattern of arrival of migratory birds: study 22 Dec 2020 06:30 There has been a change in pattern of arrival of migratory birds to sanctuaries, wetlands and waterbodies in delta districts after Gaja cyclone, according to a study. The three-month duration from November is a standard period for avian visitors to the …
  • Tamil Nadu: No halls to write their tests, Ariyalur students occupy bus stands and stadiums 22 Dec 2020 02:03 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Students of Government Arts College in Ariyalur search by the roads and bus stops to locate a comfortable spot where they could write their exams. Ten days ago, the college announced semester examination for all students. …
  • Will jallikattu bulls clear the coronavirus barrier? 21 Dec 2020 19:39 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Uncertainty looms over Jallikattu next year, because of the practical difficulty in maintaining social distancing during the event. Speaking to TNIE, T Rajesh, state president of the Tamil Nadu Veera Villaiyattu Metpu Kalagam …
  • 47-year-old highways employee beats COVID-19 after 82 days at Chennai’s Rajiv Gandhi Hospital 21 Dec 2020 12:00 Express News Service CHENNAI: A 47-year-old highways employee recovered from COVID-19 after spending 82 days at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital and was discharged on Monday. RGGGH dean Dr E Theranirajan said the patient had 80 percent lung …
  • NGT seeks response from Centre for exempting oil and gas projects from public consultation 21 Dec 2020 11:51 Express News Service CHENNAI: The southern bench of National Green Tribunal on Monday issued a notice to the Union Environment Ministry seeking a response to its recent notification that grants certain exemptions to offshore and onshore oil and gas …
  • Two deaths in delta 20 Dec 2020 17:17 The central districts on Sunday recorded a slight spike in fresh cases with 114 patients testing positive for the viral infection. Two deaths, one each in Tiruchi and Tiruvarur, were reported. Perambalur reported zero fresh cases for the second consecutive …
  • DMK launches “werejectadmk” campaign in poll-bound Tamil Nadu 20 Dec 2020 09:45 Months ahead of assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, the principal opposition DMK on Sunday launched a campaign against arch-rival AIADMK on what it called "lack of governance" by the Palaniswami government and touching sensitive issues such as the …
  • BJP leadership will decide on CM candidate: Murugan 19 Dec 2020 23:50 Asserting that the National Democratic Alliance in the State, comprising the AIADMK and the BJP, among others, would continue, BJP State president L. Murugan said the national leadership of the party would decide on the alliance’s chief ministerial …
  • ₹1.10 lakh seized, case booked against Ariyalur RTO 19 Dec 2020 07:24 Officials of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Saturday seized ₹1.10 lakh of unaccounted for cash and registered a case against a Regional Transport Officer, Ariyalur, and seven others. A group of DVAC officers, who began the …
  • It’s raining projects as EPS gears up to face big electoral battle 17 Dec 2020 23:44 By Express News Service SALEM/ARIYALUR/PERAMBALUR: As many as 2,000 Amma mini-clincs will be inaugurated in the State before December 31, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said on Thursday. After inaugurating a mini-clinic at Lathuvadi in Salem …
  • Kamal Haasan’s TV show 'Bigg Boss' ruining families, says Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami 17 Dec 2020 23:44 By Express News Service ARIYALUR/PERAMBALUR: Actor Kamal Haasan is ruining families with his television shows and movies, said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami while launching a strong attack against the founder of the Makkal Needhi Maiam for …
  • ‘Reopening of schools only after cases dip’ 17 Dec 2020 22:36 Lack of adherence to SOPs led to a mini-cluster at IIT-Madras, says Chief Minister Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday said the government would consider reopening schools only after the incidence of COVID-19 comes down. After reviewing …
  • CM inaugurates infra projects in Ariyalur 17 Dec 2020 11:18
  • Central region records 89 fresh cases 16 Dec 2020 16:17 The central region on Wednesday recorded 89 fresh cases of COVID-19. No COVID-19 death was reported in the region according to the bulletin released by the State Health Department. All districts in the region reported less than 25 fresh cases for the viral …
  • EPS' travel covers most of Tamil Nadu ahead of assembly polls 15 Dec 2020 15:50 Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami is the only political leader in Tamil Nadu to have travelled across the state extensively in recent months and personally meet people. He had the unique advantage as the CM to do so while  …
  • TN: Sculpture pond in Tiruvannamalai declared a protected monument, to get facelift 12 Dec 2020 10:52 Express News Service TIRUVANNAMALAI: A sculpture pond at Thandrampat Taluk in Tiruvannamalai is set to get a facelift and turn into a tourist attraction following the declaration of it as a ‘protected monument’. Called 'Ammakulam', the pond located …
  • The Ramco Cements Ltd enters into MoU with Government of Tamil Nadu for establishment of an Apex Skill Development Centre at Ariyalur 24 Sep 2020 12:33 The Ramco Cements Limited Chief Executive Officer Mr.A.V.Dharmakrishnan and Managing Director of Tamil Nadu Skill Development Corporation Mr.V.Vishnu, IAS, signed MOU on 19th September 2020,in the presence of Honorable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Mr. …
  • Journey to burial ground a regular 'adventure' for residents of this Ariyalur village 23 Sep 2020 19:59 By Express News Service ARIYALUR: A villager’s last journey -- to the burial ground -- was not the sombre, peaceful affair one would expect. The deceased’s fellow villagers from Marakurichi in Ariyalur district had to wade through knee-deep mud on Monday …
  • Ariyalur bank branch manager caught in Hindi-row transferred to regional office in Tiruchy 22 Sep 2020 19:53 Express News Service ARIYALUR: The senior branch manager of a nationalised bank in Gangaikondacholapuram in Ariyalur district was transferred to the bank’s regional office in Tiruchy on Tuesday after a retired government doctor alleged the manager had …
  • Retired govt doctor in Ariyalur claims nationalised bank refused to give loan as he didn't know Hindi 21 Sep 2020 17:31 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Can a bank loan be refused simply because the applicant does not know Hindi? That is the allegation put forward by a retired government doctor in Ariyalur district.  Hurt by the treatment allegedly meted out to him at the …
  • Why does this Ariyalur village panchayat president still live in a hut? 20 Sep 2020 17:48 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Despite the change in his relative fortunes, Kadugur panchayat president, 70-year-old S Dharmalingam, is happy to live where he always has: in a hut. For the former agricultural labourer, electoral success was only a means to …
  • Anitha’s Ariyalur bids adieu to another NEET aspirant, kin says poor connectivity harmed his preparations 10 Sep 2020 18:51 Express News Service ARIYALUR: “Always be larger than your task,” reads a line in V Vignesh’s neat handwriting on the top of the two sheets of paper pasted to the dark walls of the tiny tile-roofed house he inhabited with his parents and younger brother in …
  • Ariyalur collector conducts grievance meet online 07 Sep 2020 12:49
  • Ariyalur dist to hold weekly grievance meet online 05 Sep 2020 16:55
  • Periyar bust defaced in Ariyalur, cops have it cleaned, repainted 03 Sep 2020 18:57 Express News Service ARIYALUR: A bust of Dravidian leader EV Ramaswamy ‘Periyar’ was found desecrated with tar in Ariyalur district on Thursday. The bust is located at the entrance to the Periyar Memorial Samathuvapuram at Mannuzhi village that falls under …
  • When landlocked Ariyalur was a sea bed 01 Sep 2020 18:18 Who would have imagined Ariyalur which is more than 100km inlands now was once a seabed? In the Cretaceous period, the third and final period of the Mesozoic Era that lasted from about 145 to 66 million years ago, Ariyalur and the areas surrounding it were …
  • Two rescued from bonded labour in Ariyalur 27 Aug 2020 04:48 Two male siblings employed as bonded labourers have been rescued from a sheep-rearing unit in Ariyalur by an NGO and a team of revenue officials. The boys aged 15 and 12 years belonging to Kuvagam village have been working as shepherds in lieu of a loan of …
  • Ariyalur: Needle pricks leave Covid patient unable to use arm 25 Aug 2020 21:45 Express News Service ARIYALUR: A farmer who underwent treatment for Covid has complained that he lost action of his arm allegedly due to negligence of doctors. Saminathan (60), of Kundapuram near Thirumanur, was admitted to Ariyalur district headquarters …
  • Library shut for over eight years in Tamil Nadu's Ariyalur 23 Aug 2020 21:28 Express News Service ARIYALUR: For eight long years, the store house of knowledge - library - has been shut in Vickramangalam village of Ariyalur district due to lack of proper maintenance. Cries of students and activists for opening it grew louder in the …
  • TN: Ariyalur collectorate to shut for three days 11 Jul 2020 15:58
  • Ariyalur Collectorate closed till Monday after employee tests COVID-19 positive 11 Jul 2020 08:10 The Ariyalur Collector’s Office has been closed for three days after an employee of the Department of Cooperation tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday. The employee was said to have contracted the virus from his wife, also a government employee in the …
  • Chief Minister lays foundation stone for Ariyalur Medical College Hospital 07 Jul 2020 09:53 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Tuesday laid the foundation stone (through video-conferencing) for the construction of a Government Medical College Hospital in Ariyalur district, and inaugurated several other infrastructures in various hospitals …
  • TN: Ariyalur gets mobile Covid-19 testing lab 15 Jun 2020 15:15
  • Speeding limestone lorries back to haunt Ariyalur residents 31 May 2020 20:45 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Ariyalur residents complained that they are scared to travel on the Ariyalur-Jayankondam road because of the constant movement of speeding lorries of cement factories to and from limestone quarries. Residents said they suffer …
  • Will Centre’s package help revive SIDCO estate in Ariyalur, stop migration? 18 May 2020 05:55 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Residents and activists of Ariyalur district have appealed to the district administration to take measures to bring industry to the hitherto empty State Industries Development Corporation (SIDCO) Industrial Estate using the …
  • 330 guest workers sent to Bihar from Ariyalur 16 May 2020 14:04
  • It’s survival, we will go back to Koyambedu: Ariyalur returnees 15 May 2020 02:12 Express News Service ARIYALUR: The fear of being rendered jobless is a greater threat than the coronavirus itself for workers who returned to Ariyalur from the Koyambedu market. With no big companies in the district offering well-paying jobs and cement …
  • Corona-hit Ariyalur up in arms against opening of liquor shops 08 May 2020 06:48 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Due to the large number of coronavirus cases in Ariyalur district, people and social activists are demanding the closure of liquor shops till the end of the lockdown. They said if this was not done, the cases would further …
  • No room for self-isolation in many homes in Ariyalur 08 May 2020 02:07 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Persons found to be COVID-19 positive and sent home by the Ariyalur district administration are having a rough time of it in their villages. As their houses do not have enough rooms for them to self-isolate, family members …
  • Koyambedu effect: 188 new cases in Ariyalur in a day 07 May 2020 00:43 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Ariyalur saw a major spike in cases on Thursday, with 188 people testing positive. A vast majority of them are those who returned from Koyambedu and their contacts. Many work as loadmen.  While Koyambedu cluster started …
  • Ariyalur cop tests positive for coronavirus, but quarters not sealed 06 May 2020 09:43 Express News Service ARIYALUR: The public in Ariyalur are worried as the district administration and health officials were yet to set up containment zone in the police quarters where a  32-year-old handler in the dog squad on May 1 tested positive for …
  • Panic in TN's Ariyalur, Perambalur as coronavirus cases spike 05 May 2020 07:58 Express News Service ARIYALUR/PERAMBALUR: Panic gripped residents of Ariyalur and Perambalur as the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 is increasing by the day. Thirty-one persons tested positive in Ariyalur and Perambalur district on …
  • With no money left, rural Ariyalur returns to barter system 27 Apr 2020 02:12 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Given that many have spent most of their money and have very little or no opportunity of finding work, people have found it easier to purchase essential commodities using the barter system in rural parts of Ariyalur. Though …
  • Rural Ariyalur complains of fleecing, wants roll out of mobile veggie units 11 Apr 2020 08:36 Express News Service ARIYALUR: People in rural areas of Ariyalur have complained that they were shelling out more for vegetables. They alleged that the district administration had ignored their needs and that mobile vegetable vehicles were doing the rounds …
  • Elderly man in coronavirus isolation ward commits suicide in Ariyalur General Hospital 10 Apr 2020 20:14 Express News Service ARIYALUR: A 60-year-old man who was in the Corona isolation ward of Ariyalur Government Hospital committed suicide. The deceased Narayanasamy (60) was a native of Arakkattalai near Kadambur in Ariyalur district. He was working as a …
  • Colour-coded curfew passes in Ariyalur 06 Apr 2020 00:36 Express News Service ARIYALUR: In a novel idea to keep a tab on people coming out to buy essential commodities, Ariyalur district administration is distributing colour-coded passes. People with specific colour cards would be allotted specific days to …
  • Tamil Nadu: Female COVID-19 patient in Ariyalur denies making TikTok video with sanitation workers 03 Apr 2020 06:28 Express News Service ARIYALUR: A female coronavirus patient in Ariyalur has denied making a TikTok video with sanitation workers at Ariyalur District Headquarters Government Hospital. She clarified that the workers borrowed her phone for an "emergency …
  • 3 sanitary workers quarantined in Ariyalur GH 28 Mar 2020 17:46
  • 25-year-old woman working at Chennai mall tests positive for COVID-19 in Ariyalur 27 Mar 2020 15:04 By Express News Service ARIYALUR: A 25-year-old woman working at a mall in Chennai has tested positive for COVID-19 at her hometown of Ariyalur. Following this, 14 members of her family were quarantined at home and samples from them will be taken soon. The …
  • Ariyalur resident, who worked in a Chennai mall, tests positive for COVID-19 27 Mar 2020 13:51 A 25-year-old woman tested positive for COVID-19 ,making her the first case of the infection in Ariyalur district. She is under observation at the Ariyalur Government Hospital and is being closely monitored, doctors said. The woman, a native of Ariyalur …
  • Key revenue document in short supply in Tamil Nadu's Ariyalur 21 Feb 2020 07:58 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Since Adangal forms are not available in the village administrative offices in Sendurai union of Ariyalur district, the farmers are forced to buy it for Rs 10 or Rs 20 from the photocopy shops. Adangal forms are necessary for …
  • Pulwama anniversary: Amid tears, Ariyalur villagers pay tributes to their martyred son 15 Feb 2020 01:30 Express News Service ARIYALUR: The four-month-old daughter of CRPF trooper Sivachandran (33), who died in the Pulwama terror attack last year, was christened Sivamathi as per her father’s wishes. Mother Gandhimathi’s heart still pounds lamenting he was not …
  • DMK Ariyalur district secretary’s e-book draws police attention 08 Dec 2019 00:17 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Police Intelligence wing in Ariyalur district reportedly enquired about the e-book written by the DMK district Secretary S Sivasankar. The book titled ‘Thozhar Cholan’ was released for Amazon Kindle four days ago. The book is …
  • TN rain: holiday declared for schools in Ariyalur district 03 Dec 2019 01:58 All schools will remain closed in Ariyalur district on Tuesday due to heavy rain, according to Collector D. Rathna. Most parts of the district received heavy rain for the last one week. More than 75% of the tanks in the district have already reached to …
  • One dead after boat capsizes in Ariyalur, search on for others 13 Sep 2019 02:34 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Fire and rescue personnel conducted search operations for three persons reported missing after the boat in which they were travelling capsized in Ariyalur on Wednesday. Rani (40) of Puthur, T Suyamprakasam (58) of South …
  • Ariyalur: Bus conductor murdered over extra-marital affair 14 May 2019 00:42 Ariyalur: The Ariyalur district police have arrested an auto-rickshaw driver for allegedly murdering a state-owned TNSTC bus conductor who allegedly had an affair with his divorced daughter and to also avenge his daughter’s death take at Vridhachalam in …
  • Dalits come under attack in Ariyalur 18 Apr 2019 20:43 At least 20 houses belonging to Dalits were damaged at Ponparappi, in Ariyalur district, after a clash broke out between members of the community and Vanniyars as polling was under way in the Chidambaram Lok Sabha constituency on Thursday. But for this and …
  • IG relieved of election duty in Ariyalur for firing in the air 01 Apr 2019 03:32 A senior police officer of the Haryana cadre, deputed as the Police Observer for the Chidambaram (Reserved) Parliamentary constituency, caused a flutter when he fired in the air in the early hours of Sunday. Later in the day, the Election Commission …
  • A trip through the fossil-rich grounds of Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu 30 Mar 2019 15:40 At the fork of two roads leading to Sathanur, 62 km from Tiruchi, a rusty signboard stating “Kalmaram Poonga (Fossil Tree Park) points up to the sky. A woman farmer stacking dried cornstalks on her two-wheeler sets us on the right path to the celebrated …
  • Casteist slur: Woman raped at knifepoint in Ariyalur dt 07 Mar 2019 03:25 Chennai: A woman was raped and accosted with a knife by a man after he hurled casteist slurs at her in Ariyalur district. Rani*, 26, was on her way to a ration shop to buy groceries for her family on February 27 when Muthu intercepted her and began arguing …
  • Opposition parties to take out rallies from Mukkombu and Ariyalur for Cauvery Management Board 06 Apr 2018 09:53 Political parties in Tamil Nadu have been holding demonstrations urging the Centre to form the Cauvery Management Board (File Photo of Cauvery water released from a dam) CHENNAI: Close on the heels of a state wide bandh and road and rail blockade, the …
  • Cement trucks leave trail of death in Ariyalur villages 03 Mar 2018 23:24 ARIYALUR: Life is short, the saying goes. Nowhere else does this play out more clearly than in Ariyalur where commercial interests get priority over human lives. The ample presence of limestone in the region resulted in at least seven cement makers, …
  • With rare collection of fossils, Ariyalur museum nearing completion 04 Feb 2018 23:21 CHENNAI: Fossils play a vital role in learning pre-historic archaeology, palaeontology and evolution. With its rich depository of fossils, Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu is a treasure trove and hunting ground for researchers, archaeologists and geologists, besides …
  • Vijay Makkal Iyakkam issues clarification on Ariyalur student row 15 Sep 2017 09:46 For the past few days, news on Vijay Makkal Iyakkam, the fans organisation of Vijay, allegedly cheating a student named Rangeela from Ariyalur is spreading like wildfire. Rangeela had allegedly approached an expelled member of the fans’ association who had …
  • Ariyalur girl gets educational support from Vijay’s fan club 14 Sep 2017 12:33 Vijay recently visited the house of Anitha and met her father. Rangeela, a girl from Ariyalur, has received funds from actor Vijay’s fan clubs known as Vijay’s Makkal Iyakkam,  to pursue higher education. The actor had recently visited the house of Anitha, …
  • Ariyalur Dalit girl represents TN’s NEET angst at SC 18 Aug 2017 02:34 ARIYALUR: When leading advocate Nalini Chidambaram moved the Supreme Court seeking admissions to medical courses only on the basis of NEET score, it was not the State government or the equitable education activists who captured attention from the rival …
  • CB-CID to probe rape, murder of Ariyalur Dalit 11 Apr 2017 00:34 CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has ordered CB-CID probe into the gang rape and murder of a Dalit minor girl in Ariyalur. The sensational gang rape and murder case, involving a local Hindu Munnani functionary, rocked the State in December, 2016. Justice R …
  • Ariyalur: Was 17-year-old Dalit girl gangraped, killed? 06 Feb 2017 06:08 Chennai: Amid allegations from activists that the 17-year-old Dalit girl who was found dead in a well on January 14 in Ariyalur, police officials on Sunday denied the gang rape theory, but added that they are waiting for the forensic reports. Unfortunately …
  • Ariyalur jallikattu leaves over 80 injured as organisers defy administration 27 Jan 2017 09:11 More than 80 people have been injured during a jallikattu that was organised in Ariyalur district of Tamil Nadu on Thursday. Most of the victims were spectators and bystanders, who were present at the Palinganatham village in Ariyalur at the time of the …

  • Veteran Tamil publisher T. S. Raamalingam no more 04 Jan 2021 09:09 T.S. Raamalingam, veteran Tamil publisher, died at his residence in Chennai in the early hours of Monday following a cardiac arrest. He was 70. He is survived by his wife, a daughter and a son. As per his wish, the body will be handed over to Sri …
  • DMK makes baseless charges: CM 22 Dec 2020 16:12 The DMK, unable to digest good response to the ‘Pongal gift hamper’ announcement and the assistance of ₹2,500 to rice cardholders, was making baseless allegations against the AIADMK rule in a vain attempt to divert people’s attention, Chief Minister …
  • Weather watch: South Tamil Nadu makes gains from easterly wave 17 Dec 2020 08:32 The prevailing easterly wave activity over the Bay of Bengal is expected to trigger scattered to fairly widespread rain/thundershowers over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal, Kerala, Mahe and Lakshadweep for four more days, according to an update by the …
  • Bringing the goddess home 13 Dec 2020 03:33 By S Vijay Kumar In a rare case of repatriation, a Canadian university has decided to return an idol of Annapurna that had been stolen from India in 1913 The story goes that in 1913, Norman MacKenzie, a lawyer and art collector from the Canadian province …
  • Today's weather: ‘Burevi’ remnant stalls; heavy rain over Tamil Nadu 04 Dec 2020 14:25 Stalling of the deep depression from erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ has swamped parts of Tamil Nadu, especially the northern districts during the 24 hours ending for a second day on Friday with huge transport of moisture on view through the day from the Gulf …
  • Are college campuses safe for students to return? 02 Dec 2020 00:20 Express News Service CHENNAI: As colleges brace for return of final-year students on December 7, educational institutions that were converted into Covid-19 isolation centres are struggling to make their campuses clean and safe. Representatives of several …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Heavy rains hit Mamallapuram ahead of landfall; ops suspended at Chennai airport 25 Nov 2020 13:46 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 37K people evacuated from TN, Puducherry; 25 NDRF teams on ground 25 Nov 2020 11:38 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 24,000 people shifted to relief centres in TN, 26 flights cancelled 25 Nov 2020 09:38 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar, which is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall …
  • Tamil Nadu, Puducherry brace for Cyclone Nivar 25 Nov 2020 00:19 Intermittent rains lashed several parts of Tamil Nadu as the deep depression over Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm, 'Nivar'. (Express photo: Janardhan Koushik)A DEEP depression over Bay of Bengal that has intensified into a cyclonic …
  • Cyclone Nivar: TN declares public holiday on Wednesday; Puducherry imposes Section 144 from Tuesday night 24 Nov 2020 17:53 Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Tuesday declared a public holiday on Wednesday as Cyclone Nivar is expected to make landfall in the State on Wednesday evening. The Chief Minister appealed to people to stay indoors and adhere to …
  • Tamil Nadu: Cyclone Nivar turns severe, state govt announces public holiday tomorrow 24 Nov 2020 12:50 According to the India Meteorogical Department, rainfall is very likely at most places in Tamil Nadu, Puduchery and Karaikal with heavy to very heavy showers at a few places and extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places on Wednesday. (Express photo: …
  • Cyclone Nivar: Tamil Nadu districts announce helpline numbers for emergency use 24 Nov 2020 06:19 By Express News Service It's official. The deep depression has intensified into a cyclonic storm - Nivar - over southwest Bay of Bengal. The Tamil Nadu government has rolled out many precautionary measures which included suspension of bus services in 7 …
  • Cyclone Nivar live: Landfall on Nov 25 evening 24 Nov 2020 05:50 Tamil Nadu: Nine IPS officers have been designated to monitor and supervise rescue and relief The officers have been appointed in Kancheepuram, Chengalpet, Tiruvallur, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Trichy, Perambalur, Ariyalur, Pudukottai, Thanjavur …
  • Cyclone Nivar: IMD issues a red alert in Tamil Nadu 23 Nov 2020 17:59 Chennai: Tamil Nadu is bracing itself for heavy rains as cyclone Nivar is expected to hit on Wednesday afternoon. The IMD has issued a red alert for the State — a label that urges the authorities and residents to jump into action — for Tuesday and …
  •  32 Tamilians stranded in Kuwait brought home after External Affairs ministry intervention 20 Nov 2020 18:06 Express News Service TIRUCHY: As the Air India Express flight from Kuwait docked at the Tiruchy International Airport on Thursday, there was a huge sigh of relief. Among the hundreds of passengers in the flight, 32 natives of the state who were stranded at …
  • Udhayanidhi to kick-start campaign from Karunanidhi’s birthplace 20 Nov 2020 01:45 Express News Service CHENNAI: DMK’s youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin will commence his campaign tour, tentatively titled “Thamizhagam Meetpom,” on Friday from Thirukkuvalai, the birthplace of his grandfather and DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi. A report …
  • All welcome delay in reopening schools but... what next? 13 Nov 2020 02:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: Students and teachers heaved a sigh of relief after the State government postponed its decision to reopen educational institutions. The fear of a second wave of Coronavirus has gripped the State as many Indian cities are …
  • TN’s Covid count crosses 7.5 lakh 12 Nov 2020 22:54 With 2,184 fresh cases on Wednesday, Tamil Nadu’s tally touched 7,50,409. The State added 50,000 cases in 20 days after crossing the seven lakh mark on October 22. Previously, it took 12 days for Tamil Nadu to get from 6,50,000 to 7,00,000 cases. …
  • Students worried about returning to campuses used as Covid care centres 07 Nov 2020 22:52 Express News Service CHENNAI: With the scheduled reopening of schools and colleges just a few days away, students and teachers say they feel massively under-prepared for it. They have urged the government to come up guidelines for a phased reopening, along …
  • Women in Indian village praise Kamala Harris’s bid for US vice-president 04 Nov 2020 10:54 Chennai — More than 12,870km from Washington, Indian women have been rooting for the “America lady” in the village of US vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris’s grandfather. As locals in Thulasendrapuram's temple held special prayers for a …
  • Tamil Nadu Village Prays For Kamala Harris's Victory In US Polls 03 Nov 2020 17:41 As millions of US citizens queue up to vote for their next President and his deputy, the people of Thulasenthirapuram in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday prayed for the success of Kamala Harris, Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee, who has a connect to this small …
  • US elections 2020: Locals in Kamala Harris' ancestral Tamil Nadu village pray for her success 03 Nov 2020 09:01 By ANI THIRUVARUR: As US citizens decide the fate of Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris today, locals of her ancestral village in Thulasenthirapuram in Tiruvarur district offered prayers at a temple wishing success for her in the polls. …
  • COVID-19 positive Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister Doraikkannu passes away at 72 31 Oct 2020 20:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Minister for Agriculture R Doraikkannu passed away on Sunday after a brief struggle with COVID-19. He is survived by his wife Bhanumathi, four daughters, and two sons.  His mortal remains are likely to be taken …
  • Tamil Nadu NEET aspirants on testing times faced during preparations 18 Oct 2020 09:28 Express News Service Shakthivel, who comes from an economically disadvantaged family, scored 674 in NEET without signing up for any coaching class. "Whenever someone heard that I was preparing for NEET, the first question they asked was which coaching …
  • NEET aspirants on testing times faced during preparations 17 Oct 2020 21:48 Express News Service ‘Can score high even without coaching’ Everyone told Shakthivel that he had no chance at cracking NEET without going for coaching. Still he did not sign up at any centre and today his scorecard reads 674. Hailing from a poor family in …
  • In memory of her child, woman gifts doctor to TN 11 Oct 2020 01:02 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Her sisters describe Charumathi as painfully shy, but unwavering in her mission. After cracking NEET with a score of 370, she secured a seat at the Government Medical College in Thiruvarur. Charumathi prematurely believed …
  • ‘Keep rhinoceros beetle at bay’ 08 Oct 2020 06:13 The Coconut Research Station, Veppankulam, has advised farmers engaged in replanting coconut seedlings in areas affected by cyclone Gaja to adopt an integrated approach to check rhinoceros beetle attack in trees. Rhinoceros beetle is a pest which cuts the …
  • Tamil Nadu adds 5,622 new COVID-cases, tally mounts to 6.14 lakh 03 Oct 2020 18:07 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Saturday recorded 5,622 new COVID-19 cases taking the overall tally to 6,14,507 while the death toll jumped to 9,718 with 65 more people succumbing to the virus, the Health department said. The number of recoveries climbed to …
  • Tamil Nadu’s Covid count crosses 5 lakh, death toll reaches 8,381 14 Sep 2020 19:39 Tamil Nadu’s overall Covid-19 tally on Sunday crossed the unenviable milestone of 5 lakh cases. With 5,693 new cases getting detected in the last 24 hours the state’s Covid-19 tally stands at 5,02,759. The State recorded the first case on March 7, but …
  • DMK alleges scam in Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, BJP wants enquiry 08 Sep 2020 08:28 Chennai: The alleged large scale siphoning off of funds meant for the State’s farmers under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi, which envisages an annual cash payment of Rs 6000 to each of the 9.5 crore farmers in the country, saw not just the BJP …
  • TN unveils Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy, targets $100 billion output by 2025 07 Sep 2020 09:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to increase Tamil Nadu’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025, Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The policy is …
  • Support for Trump, Biden even: Indians’ and Indian-Americans’ perspective of US Presidential race 02 Sep 2020 04:24 By J.V. Lakshmana Rao As Indian-Americans in the US, many elite Indians in India too have been evincing keen interest in the 2020 US Presidential elections and have been guessing about who will be the next US President and the next US Vice President, and …
  • TN’s Covid count nears 4 lakh 27 Aug 2020 20:15 The cumulative case tally in Tamil Nadu is nearring four lakh with 5,958 new cases on Wednesday. The state reported 118 deaths, pushing the cumulative toll to 6,839. After the state discharged 5,606 patients on Wednesday, the recovery rate stood at 82%. At …
  • Tamil Nadu's Covid cases: 3 lakh and counting 11 Aug 2020 00:32 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The State’s tally of Covid-19 cases crossed the three lakh-mark with 5,914 fresh cases being reported on Monday. As many as 114 deaths were also included in the day’s medical bulletin, taking the State toll to 5,041. The …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases, 99 deaths 02 Aug 2020 09:03 Image Source : FILE Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases Tamil Nadu continued to record a slight dip in number of fresh COVID-19 cases with 5,879 patients contracting the infection on Saturday, taking the tally to 2,51,738, the health department …
  • State sees marginal dip with 5,864 cases 30 Jul 2020 22:27 After a week of reporting more than 6,000 cases a day, Tamil Nadu saw a marginal dip in fresh infections, as 5,864 persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. However, for the first time, the Health Department’s bulletin recorded over 90 deaths, …
  • Tamil Nadu records highest single day Covid death toll of 97 30 Jul 2020 16:17 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,864 new Covid-19 positive cases on Thursday. After a week, the number has dipped below the 6,000-mark. With 97 more deaths, the toll now stands at 3,838.  Chennai alone recorded 1,175 cases and its …
  • ONGC rapped by NGT panel for inadequate steps to control pipeline leaks in Cauvery delta 30 Jul 2020 14:01 Express News Service CHENNAI: Measures taken by the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) to control incidents of oil leakages from a network of underground pipelines in the delta region of Thiruvarur district are inadequate, said a joint …
  • Tamil Nadu records 6,426 new Covid-19 positive cases, 82 deaths, new mother among deceased 29 Jul 2020 20:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The State reported 6,426 new Covid-19 positive cases and 82 deaths, including a new mother at Ariyalur, taking tally to 2,34,114 and toll to 3,741 on Wednesday. Four transgenders and also 33 people who came to Tamil Nadu …
  • We-learning? 19 Jul 2020 01:38 By Express News Service Neatly ironed uniforms, heavy school bags, chatter and laughter – gone are the days when teaching was confined within the four walls of a classroom. Thanks to the pandemic the classrooms are now at fingertips, at least for those who …
  • Railways sets target of becoming net zero carbon emitter and electrification of routes 13 Jul 2020 13:41 The Railways has set a target of going completely green by becoming a 'net zero' carbon emitter by 2030 through various initiatives, including electrification of broad gauge, improving energy efficiency and switching to renewable sources, the …
  • TN urban planning body to open 15 new offices across state, builders welcome move 07 Jul 2020 14:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: Developers and individual builders can now heave a sigh of relief as the Tamil Nadu government has permitted the reorganisation of existing offices in the Directorate of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) and create 15 new …
  • COVID-19 testing laboratory to be set up in Karaikal soon, says Puducherry CM 02 Jul 2020 16:46 By Express News Service PUDUCHERRY: A COVID-19 testing laboratory will soon be set up in Karaikal region of the Union territory, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy said on Thursday. In an audio clip sent to newsmen from Karaikal shortly after a COVID …
  • DMK MLA from Cheyyur tests positive for COVID-19 27 Jun 2020 06:59 Besides Chennai, 191 cases were reported in Chengalpattu, 98 in Kancheepuram, 170 in Thiruvallur, 10 each in Ariyalur and Nagapattinam, 29 in Coimbatore, 21 in Cuddalore, 15 in Dindigul, five each in Erode and Thiruvarur, 25 each in Kallakurichi and …
  • 36 IAS officers to monitor fight against COVID-19 across Tamil Nadu 18 Jun 2020 10:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government has appointed monitoring officers for 33 districts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Three officers had already been appointed to Chengalpattu, Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts in May. For Chennai, …
  • Chennai returnees push up coronavirus tally in central Tamil Nadu 15 Jun 2020 19:16 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: The central districts recorded 50 COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the number of active cases to 333 in the region. Thanjavur and Thiruvarur recorded the most cases, with 12 and 10, respectively. Nagapattinam recorded 10 …
  • Gold worth Rs 77 lakh stolen from locked house 15 Jun 2020 15:15 THIRUVARUR: Unidentified men looted 220 sovereigns of gold jewellery, worth Rs 70 lakh, and Rs 7 lakh in cash from a locked house near Koradachery in Thiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu in the early hours on Monday. According to police, Sarbudeen, 34, of …
  • Tamil Nadu changes the names of 1018 places 11 Jun 2020 07:09 Chennai: 'Thiruvallikeni', an old settlement of Chennai, can no longer be written in English as 'Triplicane'. That place name has to be written in English as the word is pronounced in the original Tamil, as 'Thiruvallikkeni'. New …
  • TN government alters English names of 1,018 places to match their Tamil pronounciation 10 Jun 2020 19:30 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government has issued a notification as per the recommendation of an experts committee for changing the names of 1,018 places, including of many important places, in accordance with how they are exactly pronounced …
  • Foundation laid for upgrading cancer hospital in Kancheepuram 09 Jun 2020 21:54 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Through video conferencing from the secretariat, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday inaugurated a host of government offices and other facilities. Foundations were laid for upgrading Arignar Anna Government …
  • CM opens roads, flyovers and office buildings across Tamil Nadu 09 Jun 2020 00:58 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday inaugurated several bridges, roads and buildings, through the video-conferencing facility at the Secretariat. This included a four-lane flyover constructed at a cost of Rs 54. …
  • Vande Bharat: Five Dubai returnees tested positive for COVID-19 03 Jun 2020 17:15 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Five out of 180 passengers, who arrived at the Coimbatore International Airport in the first repatriation flight under Vande Bharat mission from Dubai, tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday.  According to the health …
  • Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: New care facility in Chennai; state records 938 new cases 30 May 2020 18:20 With the total number of COVID-19 cases in state capital Chennai having touched 13,980, data released by the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) indicates that Royapuram (Zone 5) has the highest number of cases in the city. (PTI) Few days after domestic …
  • 7 IAS officers to monitoring desilting works in Cauvery delta 23 May 2020 00:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has appointed seven IAS officers to monitor desilting works in Cauvery delta districts ahead of the release of water from Mettur dam. According to a GO, the special officers will monitor desilting …
  • Tamil Nadu reports second-highest single day spike in Covid-19 cases with 776 cases and seven deaths 21 May 2020 16:09 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported the second consecutive day of over 700 cases this week with 776 people testing positive for the infection on Thursday. Last Monday, the State reported the highest ever rise in cases with 798 people testing positive for the …
  • Tamil Nadu Lockdown: Full list of hotspots/containment zones 17 May 2020 16:50 Image Source : PTI Tamil Nadu Lockdown: Full list of hotspots/containment zones Tamil Nadu government extended the coronavirus lockdown in the state till May 31, citing the raising COVID-19 cases every day. Here is the list of Red, Green and Orange …
  • Bail to Murugan in PNB robbery case 12 May 2020 08:22 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Days after Murugan was granted bail in the Lalithaa burglary case, on Monday, a Srirangam court granted him bail in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) robbery case. According to sources, Murugan of Thiruvarur, is the criminal …
  • Tamil Nadu: Koyambedu market emerges as new hotspot | Full list of red, orange, green zones 05 May 2020 10:22 Image Source : AP Tamil Nadu: Koyambedu market emerges as new hotspot | Full list of red orange, green zones Koyambedu market for vegetables, fruits and flowers, one of the largest in the country that used to teem with thousands of people every day in …
  • Lockdown 3.0: Full list of coronavirus containment zones in Chennai 03 May 2020 11:34 Lockdown 3.0: Coronavirus containment zones in Chennai rise to 198 Coronavirus lockdown in India has been extended by another two weeks because of the growing coronavirus cases. In Tamil Nadu, 2,754 coronavirus have been reported including 29 deaths and 1, …
  • Centre identifies 130 districts as coronavirus red zones: Check out the state-wise list of hotspots 02 May 2020 04:28 Miscreants put garland of footwear on Ambedkar statue in Tamil Nadu With a continuous rise in COVID-19 cases across states, the Central Government has split the country into three zones - red, orange, and green. Out of the total 733 districts, as many as …
  • COVID-19: All you need to know about the new Red, Orange and Green Zones in India 01 May 2020 08:11 Express News Service NEW DELHI: As the nationwide lockdown in order to contain COVID-19 outbreak comes to an end on Sunday, the Centre has revised the zonal classification of districts across India, based on the severity of infection spread, for the week …
  • Ethiopians, Nepalese among 134 artists of Great Bombay Circus stranded in TN since March 29 Apr 2020 14:39 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Great Bombay Circus, which organises shows across the country, is stranded in Mannargudi in Thiruvarur district since March due to the COVID-19 lockdown. A total of 134 artists, including nine Ethiopian and 19 Nepalese, …
  • COVID-19: A Re-start Button :: Maguni Charan Behera 24 Apr 2020 04:12 COVID-19: A Re-start Button Maguni Charan Behera * Today, the COVID-19 unleashing havoc everywhere, embracing all-rich and poor, powerful and weak- has made a shamble of the world all around us. Though it strikes a note of apparent pessimism, it holds key …
  • Live: Briefing shortly on new Cabinet decisions 22 Apr 2020 07:28 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) on Wednesday said its joint venture with Krishna Group -- Krishna Maruti, which is into car seat manufacturing, has handed over the first batch of 2 lakh units of triple-ply face masks …
  • How waste from hospitals, hotspots are disposed 11 Apr 2020 08:36 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: With hospitals in the district having shut their outpatient departments (OPDs), generation of biomedical waste has greatly reduced. Biomedical waste from all hospitals, including Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital …
  • A 1,000-km journey home on foot and trucks 04 Apr 2020 23:37 Express News Service TIRUCHY: On Saturday afternoon, seven tired young men were walking on the Cauvery bridge near Thiruvanaikoil. They had just completed a 1000 km journey from Solapur in Maharashtra to Tiruchy.  Arun, who runs a photo studio here spotted …
  • Coronavirus testing procedure in India: Cost, sampling process, results, test labs 02 Apr 2020 00:05 Covid-19 precaution awareness Coronavirus continues to pose a serious threat to people around the world and India is also put on high alert. As the nation is under a 21-day lockdown, Indians are ordered to stay indoors for two more weeks. Despite this, the …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 17 new coronavirus cases; tally goes up to 67 30 Mar 2020 12:57 Civic officials in Chennai carry out a door-to-door drive in the residential areas where patients have tested positive for coronavirus. (Express Photo) As many as 17 more people tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu Monday, taking the total number …
  • Sharp rise in number of persons under home quarantine in Tiruchy 28 Mar 2020 06:18 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Families of 4,120 persons are under home quarantine in Tiruchy. Home quarantine stickers have been pasted outside the houses of 2,262 persons and would be pasted outside the homes of their contacts by Friday night, said …
  • First COVID-19 case in Tiruchy as 24-year-old youth back from Dubai tests positive 26 Mar 2020 15:08 Express News Service TIRUCHY: In the first case of COVID-19 in Tiruchy, a 24-year-old youth who returned from Dubai tested positive on Thursday. He is being shifted from the isolation ward to a separate ward in the Tiruchy MGMGH for treatment. He arrived …
  • Coronavirus in India: State-wise list of ICMR approved labs where you can test for COVID-19 24 Mar 2020 01:43 Italy's death toll surpasses 5,000 As India appears to be on the verge of entering stage 3 of the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Indian Council Of Medical Research (ICMR) has approved as many as 116 government laboratories and 6 private laboratories …
  • Three new cases take total to 9 23 Mar 2020 03:13 The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu rose to 9 on Sunday. Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar tweeted about the three new patients who had tested positive. In the morning, he said a (25-year-old) woman, who had returned from Spain, had tested …
  • 57 laboratories for coronavirus sample collection in India: Complete list 09 Mar 2020 08:30 DHR/ICMR 57 laboratories for helping in sample collection for COVID -19 State/UT LIST OF VRDLs Andhra Pradesh 1. Siddhartha Medical College, Vijayawada 2. Rajeev Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Kadapa 3. Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada 4. …
  • Professor bids adieu 08 Mar 2020 02:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: With the demise of Kalyanasundaram Anbazhagan (97), the last voice of the first generation of Dravidian movement, has ceased. One of the close associates of Dravidian stalwarts — EV Ramasamy (Periyar), CN Annadurai (Anna) and …
  • DMK general secretary Anbazhagan passes away 07 Mar 2020 15:52 By Chennaivision in Chennai News March 7, 2020 K Anbazhagan, DMK’s general secretary for 43 years, four-time Minister and a close friend of former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, died in the wee hours of March 7. In a statement, DMK president M K  Stalin …
  • DMK general secretary Anbazhagan passes away at 97: Stalin announces week-long mourning 07 Mar 2020 13:18 Massive crowd gathers outside Kauvery hospital where DMK chief Karunanidhi is admitted   DMK's general secretary for 43 years, K Anbazhagan, is no more. The long-serving politician and a close aide of former chief minister M. Karunanidhi passed away in …
  • Remembering Anna's brother, and a friend of Kalaignar 07 Mar 2020 08:06 Written by Janardhan Koushik , Edited by Explained Desk | Chennai | Updated: March 7, 2020 11:40:34 am K Anbazhagan with M Karunanidhi and M K Stalin. (PTI Photo/File) Veteran DMK leader K Anbhazagan passed away at the age of 97 in Chennai in the early …
  • Tamil Nadu cancels PCPIR project over objections, environmental concerns 22 Feb 2020 16:09 Tamil Nadu government has cancelled it's plans to create a Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) comprising 45 districts of Nagapattinam and Cuddalore districts citing objections by the public and the fact that it is an …
  • TN Assembly passes Bill to declare to Cauvery Delta as Protected Agricultural Zone 21 Feb 2020 02:37 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday introduced a bill in the state legislative assembly to declare the Cauvery Delta region in the state as a Protected Special Agriculture Zone. The bill was tabled in the assembly after the …
  • Anna University initiates probe into semester exam malpractice 20 Feb 2020 07:07 Express News Service COIMBATORE: The Anna University has withheld the results of second year students of a private engineering college near Thiruvarur over alleged malpractice during the semester exam held in November, last year. Sources state that a …
  • Tight vigil in Madurai as anti-CAA sit-in enters third day 17 Feb 2020 00:50 By Express News Service MADURAI /NAGERCOIL: The sit-in protest launched by the members of the Muslim community demanding State government to pass resolution against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and National …
  • A pinch of science for Sabha goers 17 Feb 2020 00:22 CHENNAI: Are there underlying algorithms that tell you how society works? How do birds like parrots eat hot chilies when humans cannot handle it? What are the vulnerabilities in drug-resistant bacteria? Which laws of Physics can be used to improve …
  • Taking a holistic approach to dengue 12 Jan 2020 20:26 The advent of a new tetravalent vaccine against the dengue virus has thrown new light into the evidence-based management of dengue. An article recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine revealed that this vaccine confers about 80% protection …
  • Chennai Margazhi young artistes of the day: Tejashree and Tanujashree 28 Dec 2019 04:14 The Hindu celebrates the talent of youngsters this Margazhi, in a web series. In the December Music Season, a young crop of artistes will get a chance to showcase their talent online. The Hindu brings you a month-long online series of recordings by these …
  • Too little: Allies unhappy with seat-sharing formula  19 Dec 2019 23:28 Express News Service CHENNAI: Cadre of small parties in DMK and AIADMK-led alliances are sulking since both the Dravidian majors have allocated a significantly less share of seats for their partners in rural local body polls. The parties were negotiating …
  • SC refuses to entertain DMK plea; local body polls as scheduled 14 Dec 2019 00:14 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to interfere again in the elections to local bodies in Tamil Nadu, pointing out that the orders already passed on this issue will hold good. Counsel for DMK, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, …
  • Focus on God’s feet 25 Nov 2019 16:43 To behave in a dharmic manner requires a pure heart. Everything else is just needless showing off. Those are the words of the poet Thiruvalluvar. To be of pure heart, we need to keep our thoughts focused on the feet of God, and this is emphasised by Saint …
  • DMK leader gets 3-year jail for attempt to murder his wife 23 Nov 2019 17:39 A former DMK MLA has been sentenced to three years in jail by a special court in Chennai for attempting to murder his second wife and mother in law four years ago. The convict A Ashokan on December 6, 2015 had a verbal duel with his wife Hema during which …
  • Poll panel cancels Thiruvarur bypoll 08 Jan 2019 05:49 The Election Commission has cancelled its election notification for the constituency that fell vacant after the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi, putting off a high-stakes poll contest for Dravidian parties DMK and AIADMK just months ahead of …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur by-election 07 Jan 2019 13:23 Chennai: The Election Commission (EC) has cancelled the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election in Tamil Nadu, citing the ongoing relief work after the Gaja cyclone that devastated major parts of Thiruvarur district, giving a huge relief to major political parties …
  • Tamil Nadu: EC cancels Thiruvarur assembly bypoll due to Cyclone Gaja 07 Jan 2019 11:12 The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Election Commission Monday cancelled the bypoll to Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur assembly seat on account of the …
  • EC cancels Thiruvarur Assembly by-poll citing Gaja aftermath 07 Jan 2019 05:33 [India], Jan 7 (ANI): The by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency which was slated for January 28 has been cancelled by the Election Commission at the request of the Tamil Nadu government and the district administration (Thiruvarur) who are pre- …
  • EC rescinds Thiruvarur by-election 07 Jan 2019 04:08 Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has rescinded its January 3 notification announcing the by-election in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. In a communication to the Chief Electoral Officer, Tamil Nadu, the EC on Sunday said …
  • Bypoll to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency rescinded 07 Jan 2019 02:42 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Election Commission has rescinded the by-election to Thiruvarur Assembly constituency. The commission’s communication in this regard was sent to Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahu last night and the CEO confirmed …
  • Thiruvarur bypoll: DMK names Poondi Kalaivanan, AMMK to field S.Kamaraj 05 Jan 2019 07:48 The Election Commission had earlier announced that polling for the Thiruvarur constituency would be held January 28 with counting on January 31. The Dravid Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) today named Poondi Kalaivanan, the Thiruvarur District secretary of the …
  • DMK fields party District Secretary in Thiruvarur by-election 04 Jan 2019 13:02 Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Ending all speculation about fielding someone from the DMK’s “first family”, the party on Friday announced the candidature of a senior leader Poondi Kalaivanan as its candidate in the Thiruvarur Assembly by-election on January 28. “ …
  • By-polls in Haryana's Jind, Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur on Jan 28 31 Dec 2018 16:43 [India], Dec 31 (ANI): The by-election in the assembly constituencies of Jind in Haryana and Thiruvarur in Tamil Nadu will be held on January 28, while the counting of votes will take place on January 31. As per a statement from the Election Commission of …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Trees uprooted trees, roofs damaged in Thiruvarur's Kokaladi 16 Nov 2018 19:22 [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds caused due to Cyclone Gaja, which made a landfall in the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Friday uprooted trees and damaged houses in Thiruvarur's Kokaladi village. Sand was …
  • What's ailing rural India: Ground report from Thiruvarur Tamil Nadu 27 Apr 2017 16:55 Apr 27, 2017 09:58 PM IST | Source: CNBC-TV18 Farmers from Tamil Nadu called off the 40-day strike in New Delhi that was part of their efforts to get central government help in surviving the drought. However several opposition parties in the state have …