• Thanjavur Hospital gets a facelift, thanks to Jyotika 21 Oct 2020 12:51 Jyotika was mired in controversy for making a remark on the poor condition of the Government Hospital. At an awards function earlier this year, the actress had shared her experiences while shooting at the hospital. She had said it was badly maintained and …
  • Armed gang murders advocate, relative in Thanjavur 20 Oct 2020 07:49 An advocate P. Kamaraj, and his relative Sakthivel, both aged 45, were murdered by an armed gang in Kuppankulam village under the Nachiyarkoil police station limits in Thanjavur district on Monday night. The gang, armed with sharp weapons, targeted Kamaraj …
  • Thanjavur farmers distraught as Kuruvai paddy at DPCs get damaged in rain 19 Oct 2020 09:33 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: The harvested Kuruvai paddy, brought to Direct Procurement Centres (DPCs) by farmers in many villages, was damaged in the heavy rain that lashed the Thanjavur district on Saturday night. Around 58,950 hectares was covered …
  • Thanjavur Art Plates: A vintage mix of multiple skills 14 Oct 2020 13:41 The makers of the Thanjavur Art Plate, with its roots in a craft that dates back to the Marathas of the 1800s, are banding together for its cultural and commercial rejuvenation At his home in Nanayakarar Chetty Street, Thanjavur, which doubles up as his …
  • Watch | Chandrakala, a unique sweet from Thanjavur 02 Oct 2020 13:00 Thanjavur is a city in Tamil Nadu, that is famous for its cultural heritage. It is also an important location for traditional recipes. One such is its local sweetmeat named ‘Chandrakala’. These are little fried pastry parcels filled with khoya/mawa. …
  • Chandrakala and Suryakala: A sugary twist on the gujiya from Thanjavur’s iconic eatery 01 Oct 2020 12:10 Be sure to sample these unique offerings from the temple city’s Bombay Sweets, that has grown from a small tuck shop to an e-commerce savvy business BG Subramani Sharma, managing director of Bombay Sweets, smiles when he answers a question on when he …
  • Rain affects harvest-ready kuruvai crops in Thanjavur, Tiruvarur 30 Sep 2020 07:41 By Express News Service THANJAVUR/TIRUVARUR: Widespread rain across Thanjavur and Tiruvarur districts lodged harvest-ready crops in the field and brought loss to farmers. Rain accompanied by heavy winds lashed the districts starting on Monday evening …
  • 28 people in Thanjavur village test positive, refuse to get admitted in hospital 26 Sep 2020 08:22 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: As many as 28 persons from Kazhanivasal, who tested positive for Covid-19, refused to get admitted in Covid Care Centres and instead demanded that they be re-tested. Although officials went to the village to try convince …
  • Thanjavur man receives unsolicited ‘DIY bomb kit’ by courier 18 Sep 2020 20:38 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Forget bomb threats, someone couriered this 27-year-old man all the materials required to build his own bomb. Police suspect the mystery sender might be linked to a business venture in which K Arivazhagan was a part of.  …
  • Thanjavur: Cured patients urged to donate plasma 04 Sep 2020 16:58 The collector visited Thanjavur Government Medical College Hospital to send off two recovered Covid-19 patients. TRICHY: Stating that plasma therapy is effective in curing critically ill Covid-19 patients, Thanjavur district collector M Govinda Rao on …
  • Medical student drowns in river in Thanjavur 30 Aug 2020 14:40
  • Suriya’s Foundation donates 25L to Thanjavur hosp 08 Aug 2020 15:57
  • Thanjavur woman held for murdering 2 children 31 Jul 2020 13:42 THANJAVUR: The Thanjavur West police on Friday arrested a woman on charges of murdering her two children, a day after she threw them into a canal and attempted suicide. S Senthamizhselvi, 38, of Seppanavari in Thanjavur had a fight with her husband, Suresh …
  • CPI(M) to hold protest against project in Thanjavur 26 Jul 2020 12:43 The CPI(M) has expressed apprehension that Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), which is under implementation in rural areas, may deprive villagers of free drinking water supply. In a resolution adopted at the executive committee meeting of its Thanjavur unit, the …
  • Fire breaks out in Thanjavur scrap godown 20 Jul 2020 14:05 The fire broke out around 5am on Monday THANJAVUR: A fire broke out in a plastic scrap godown in Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur in the early hours of Monday. Six teams from the fire and rescue services department extinguished the flame after a six-hour struggle. …
  • Coronavirus: Village-level surveillance for ‘outsiders’ in Thanjavur 15 Jun 2020 19:16 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Alarmed at the increase in the number of persons getting affected by the novel coronavirus, the district administration has roped in local bodies to effectively monitor movement of people, especially those coming from …
  • Farmer hacks wife to death in TN’s Thanjavur 01 Jun 2020 14:58 THANJAVUR: A 35-year-old farmer was arrested for hacking his wife to death in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday night. Police identified the accused as Udhayarajan, who is a native of Kuruvikarambai village near Peravurani taluk. The victim has …
  • TN: Woman, six cows electrocuted near Thanjavur 13 May 2020 13:31 THANJAVUR: A woman was electrocuted with her cow while she attempted to rescue the animal when it came in contact with a snapped livewire in a field in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. Five other cows were electrocuted in the district in …
  • GI tag for Thanjavur Netti and Arumbavur Wood carving 12 May 2020 06:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After a seven-year-long wait, the Thanjavur Netti Works (pith works) and Arambavur Wood Carvings belonging to the central region of Tamil Nadu were awarded the Geographical Indication Tag on Tuesday by the GI registry.  The …
  • 14 snakes caught from Thanjavur hosp premises 30 Apr 2020 18:23
  • Urea arrives in Thanjavur 02 Apr 2020 06:18 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: As there is no restriction on the movement of agriculture-related items, urea which arrived from Chennai in goods trains is being dispatched to government depots and retailers. According to Agriculture department …
  • COVID-19: 4,961 foreign returnees under watch in Thanjavur, third highest in State 28 Mar 2020 06:18 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: With the highest number of home quarantined persons in the region, Thanjavur district health officials are struggling to keep tabs on those who may decide to step out of their homes. As per latest figures available, 4,961 …
  • Shoppers rub shoulders at Thanjavur market, defeats coronavirus lockdown purpose 26 Mar 2020 04:46 Express News Service THANJAVUR: Lack of social distancing at the temporary vegetable market run by the City corporation defeated the very purpose of the lock down, as the country is fighting hard to stop the spread of COVID-19. Following the lockdown, …
  • Coronavirus: Thanjavur's Peruvudayar temple closed for devotees 19 Mar 2020 00:38 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: The Peruvudayar temple or Big temple, the 11th century Chola edifice and UNESCO World Heritage monument, has been closed for devotees and visitors. This follows directions from the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) …
  • Thanjavur temple, 3 other ASI monuments to shut 18 Mar 2020 15:22
  • The Big Picture: The Tamil vs Sanskrit turns spotlight on the Thanjavur Big Temple, yet again 08 Feb 2020 21:57 Thanjavur’s Brihadeeswara temple, an outstanding symbol of the greatness of ancient Tamil civilisation, is no stranger to controversy. Whether it is the ‘jinx’ attached to the temple or the Centre’s opposition to the transfer of the management to the State …
  • Thanjavur Big Temple consecration: Corporation gives sanitation workers Rs 1000 as incentive 08 Feb 2020 07:47 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: A total of 1,272 sanitation workers deployed in Thanjavur from several municipalities for the consecration of Big Temple were felicitated on Friday. Collector M Govinda Rao handed over Rs 1000 to each of the workers and a …
  • Big temple, big moment and big crowd made Thanjavur’s day 06 Feb 2020 00:49 Express News Service THANJAVUR: Regarded as the Chola era’s architectural marvel, the Brihadeeswarar temple in Thanjavur stands testimony to the unquantifiable amount of labour and artistry put forth by the subjects of the kingdom back in 1010 AD. Fondly …
  • Grand consecration for Thanjavur big temple, lakhs attend 05 Feb 2020 23:32 The mega consecration ceremony of Lord Brahadeeswarar Temple (Big Temple or Peruvudaiyar Kovil) in Thanjavur performed today in a grand manner. The event was witnessed by lakhs of devotees. The ceremony rituals were conducted in both Tamil and Sanskrit, as …
  • Thousands of devotees witness Thanjavur Big temple consecration 05 Feb 2020 07:09 Express News Service THANJAVUR: Thousands of devotees on Wednesday witnessed the consecration of the 11th century Chola edifice Perivudayar temple popularly known as Thanjavur Big Temple. The holy water in pots which were kept in the Yagasalai was brought …
  • Consecration of Thanjavur’s Big Temple performed 05 Feb 2020 06:57 The consecration of Sri Brahadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur was performed on Wednesday with religious fervour and gaiety. Thousands of people converged to the town to witness the event at the 1,000-year-old historic temple. Holy water, brought from the ‘ …
  • Madras HC dismisses pleas seeking Thanjavur Brihadisvara Temple consecration exclusively in Tamil 01 Feb 2020 01:48 By Express News Service MADURAI: Observing that the court cannot interfere in religious festivals and ceremonies of temples unless there are constitutional violations, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court dismissed a batch of petitions filed seeking …
  • First victory for Tamil language, says Thanjavur temple body on consecration case 01 Feb 2020 01:48 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: The Thanjavur Big Temple Rights Retrieval Committee, one of the petitioners for consecration in Tamil claimed first stage of victory in its struggle for consecration in Tamil. The committee was referring to the additional …
  • Court says Thanjavur temple consecretation can be conducted in Tamil, Sanskrit 31 Jan 2020 19:48 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 31, 2020 The Madras high court today said that the consecration ceremony at the Lord Brihadeeswara Temple (Big Temple) in Thanjavur can be performed both in Tamil and Sanskrit. It also sought a report on the …
  • Madras HC dismisses petitions filed to conduct Thanjavur Brihadisvara temple's consecration in Tamil 31 Jan 2020 06:51 By Express News Service MADURAI: Observing that no constitutional violations were found in the procedure adopted by the government for conducting consecration ceremony at Thanjavur Brihadisvara temple, especially with respect to language, the Madurai Bench …
  • Not possible to conduct Thanjavur Big Temple consecration only in Tamil: TN govt to HC 28 Jan 2020 12:41 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR and CE) department of the Tamil Nadu government submitted before the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court that the Thanjavur Big Temple's consecration would be …
  • Here's why Thanjavur is chosen as IAF's first Sukhoi base in South India 21 Jan 2020 16:55 Can Lockheed Martin F-21 meet Indian Air Force's long-term strategic goals? The Indian Airforce (IAF) stationed its most lethal aircraft Sukhoi-30 MKI at Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district. The move is aimed at keeping China's influence under …
  • Consecration of 1000-year-old Thanjavur temple caught in Sanskrit vs Tamil row 21 Jan 2020 16:28 The consecration to the 1000-year-old Peruvudaiyar Koil aka Brihadeshwara Temple is set to be held on February 5 in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) Two weeks ahead of the consecration of the 1000-year-old Peruvudaiyar Koil aka …
  • IAF positions BrahMos-armed SU-30MKIs at Thanjavur 21 Jan 2020 06:13 The Indian Air Force inducted a squadron of Sukhoi-30 MKI fighter planes, with the capability to carry BrahMos missiles, at its Thanjavur airbase on Monday. To begin with, five to six SU-30MKI fighter planes with the capability to carry BrahMos Air …
  • BrahMos-armed Sukhois in Thanjavur to keep watch on IOR 20 Jan 2020 22:58 The Sukhoi-30 fighter aircraft squadron being accorded a water salute during its induction ceremony at the Thanjavur airbase on Monday. (PTI) Adding teeth to India’s air and maritime dominance in the Indian Ocean Region, a squadron of fourth-generation …
  • SU-30 MKI with BrahMos missile inducted at Thanjavur air base: Here's what makes it strategic 20 Jan 2020 16:17 Sukhoi-30MKI (Representational image) The Southern Air Command on Monday got its first Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jets which has been modified to carry BrahMos supersonic cruise missiles. The induction was done in the presence of newly-appointed Chief of Defence …
  • First Su-30 MKI squadron inducted in Thanjavur 20 Jan 2020 14:53 Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu), Jan 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday commissioned the 222 squadron, also known as ‘Tigersharks’, for their Thanjavur base. The squadron has six Sukhoi-30 specially modified fighter jets, each carrying 2.5 tonne air- …
  • Thanjavur: Four youth sentenced to life for raping 25-year-old 14 Jan 2020 01:46 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: The Mahila court here on Monday, sentenced to life imprisonment till death four youth aged between 19 and 25 years, for raping a 25-year-old woman in Kumbakonam in December 2018. According to the sources, the victim, who …
  • New Su-30 squadron in Thanjavur will hugely enhance operational capabilities, says Air Chief Bhadauria 11 Jan 2020 09:53 New Delhi: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said here on Saturday that a new Sukhoi-30MKI fighter aircraft squadron is being inducted at Thanjavur and it will hugely enhance the operational capability of IAF. "In Thanjavur, we are forming a new Su-30 …
  • Thanjavur: Dalits allege non-SC candidate elected as panchayat president 07 Jan 2020 00:16 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: A group of Dalits in Puthagaram, a reserved seat, in Tiruvidaimarudur panchayat union alleged that the candidate who has been elected as panchayat president was not from the SC community. The residents along with the six …
  • HIV+ man rapes daughter in Thanjavur, sentenced to life 07 Jan 2020 00:16 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Special Court on Monday sentenced a 39-year-old man to life imprisonment for sexually assaulting his daughter. According to sources, ChildLine officials received a call from Madukkur in November 2017, informing that a 10- …
  • Renovation of Thanjavur's Brihadisvara temple's kalasam begins 06 Jan 2020 14:44 By Express News Service The renovation of the 12-feet-high 'kalasam' (pinnacle) of the 216-feet high vimanam (tower) of the 11th century Big Temple at Thanjavur commenced on Sunday. As a prelude to the consecration of the Chola temple scheduled for …
  • 18 arrested in Thanjavur for locking stores run by people of 'other states' 06 Jan 2020 14:44 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Police arrested 18 members of the Tamizh Desiya Katchi for allegedly locking down commercial establishments run by people from other states in Thanjavur and Pattukkottai.  According to sources, on Sunday morning, a sweets …
  • Draw of lots decides winner in Thanjavur 03 Jan 2020 00:26 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Counting was slow as paper ballots were used. The process commenced at 8 am sharp and strong rooms were opened in the presence of representatives of political parties. A Pazhani, Project Director, District Rural …
  • Madras HC sets aside Thanjavur district collector's order rejecting arbitration application 02 Jan 2020 07:49 By Express News Service MADURAI: Holding that there is no time-limit for appealing before arbitrator under National Highways Act, 1956, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court set aside an order passed by Thanjavur district collector rejecting the …
  • No doctor in Tiruchy, special kids forced to go to Thanjavur for IQ test 24 Dec 2019 10:03 Express News Service TIRUCHY: The absence of a clinical psychologist at Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital (MGMGH) is forcing parents of intellectually challenged children to take the kids to Thanjavur Medical College Hospital to undergo IQ test …
  • Cleaning of idols commences in Thanjavur's Brihadeeswara temple ahead of consecration 10 Dec 2019 06:32 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Cleaning of the granite idols of deities in the Brihadeeswara temple commenced on Monday, as part of preparations for consecration. The work includes applying a mixture of curd, powdered raw rice. This would be removed …
  • Thanjavur to get advanced eye care centre 09 Dec 2019 06:55 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: A regional eye care centre will be established in the Thanjavur Government Raja Mirasudar Hospital (RMH) at a cost of Rs 16.47 crores. The GO for this has been issued recently. The hospital housed in the Government Raja …
  • VK Sasikala, others receive Thanjavur Corporation's notice  05 Dec 2019 08:05 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: City corporation has issued notices to owners and residents of four dilapidated buildings, including one belonging to Sasikala Natarajan, who is in Bengaluru prison. According to sources, after a survey of dilapidated …
  • Man mowed down with earthmover by friend in Thanjavur 18 Nov 2019 01:57 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: A man mowed down his friend and injured another with an earthmover in a drunken brawl on Saturday night. According to sources, three friends – J Prakash (33) of Arulmozhipettai, working as a clerk at a cooperative …
  • Thanjavur MP SS Palanimanickam to approach for GST waiver on insurance premium 18 Nov 2019 00:34 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Thanjavur MP SS Palanimanickam on Sunday said he would write to the Union Finance Minister seeking withdrawal of GST levied on the premium amount of life insurance policies.  He gave this assurance to the office bearers …
  • Madras High Court directs replacement of mutilated idols at Brihadisvara Temple in Thanjavur 15 Nov 2019 05:57 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court issued notice to Central and state governments in a public interest litigation seeking direction for replacement of mutilated Ashta Dik Balaka idols at the Brihadisvara Temple in …
  • Thiruvalluvar statue vandalised, cow dung thrown in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur 04 Nov 2019 19:22 A statue of Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur was vandalised amidst the ongoing battle between BJP and the Dravidian parties over the acclaimed writer's religion. The act shocked many politicians and activists who …
  • Thiruvalluvar statue near Thanjavur desecrated 04 Nov 2019 17:08 A statue of Tamil savant Thiruvalluvar was found desecrated at Pillayarpatti near Thanjavur on Monday morning. Unidentified persons had splashed mud on the face and cheeks of the statue, shocking locals when they noticed it in the morning. An alert was …
  • Tamil poet Thiruvalluvar's statue desecrated in Thanjavur; Stalin blames AIADMK 04 Nov 2019 14:02 Image Source : TWITTER PHOTO Thiruvalluvar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu A statue of legendary poet Thiruvalluvar was desecrated, smeared with black paint and cow dung in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district. The incident was reported on Monday midnight …
  • Thiruvalluvar statue insulted near Thanjavur, activists & politicians fume 04 Nov 2019 12:06 Amid an ongoing row between the BJP supporters and Dravidian parties over the religion of Thiruvalluvar, a statue of the saint poet was found insulted at Pillayarpatti in Thanjavur district. Miscreants, who are yet to be unidentified, have applied cow dung …
  • 1,200 Cyclone Gaja victims in Thanjavur to get loans to re-construct houses 01 Nov 2019 06:47 Express News Service THANJAVUR: As many as 1,200 applicants under the Prime Minister Housing Scheme (Rural) scheme have been recommended for bank loans under differential rate of interest scheme to complete the construction of their houses. In the wake of …
  • Thanjavur nights: Combining classical and folk art 14 Oct 2019 21:11 Kapila Venu’s performance radiated the concentrated energy she exudes. The Sangeet Natak Akademi has held all-encompassing multi- genre festivals over the last year in the different corners of India; last month their Sreshtha Bharat Sanskriti Samagam was …
  • Six-feet Annam lamp and Thanjavur painting: PM Modi's gifts to Jinping 12 Oct 2019 12:18 Prime Minister Narendra Modi gifted a Nachiarkoil and a three-feet high Thanjavur painting of dancing Saraswathi to Chinese President Xi Jinping, while the two leaders met in Tamil Nadu, for the informal summit between India and China. The Nachiarkoil is a …
  • Modi's gifts for Chinese President - Annam lamp, Thanjavur painting 11 Oct 2019 19:11 Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) [India], Oct 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will gift Nachiarkoil, a six-feet Annam lamp richly coated with gold and a three-feet high Thanjavur painting of dancing Saraswathi to Chinese President Xi Jinping at the second …
  • PM Narendra Modi gifts Xi Jinping Annam lamp and Thanjavur painting 11 Oct 2019 14:44
  • ‘Two idols in Thanjavur art gallery don’t belong there’ 06 Oct 2019 02:02 Officials of the Idol Wing CID took possession of two metal idols of Veenadhara Dakshinamurthy and Tiripuranthagar from the art gallery at the Thanjavur palace complex on Saturday, on the ground that they belonged to the Sri Brihadeeswarar Temple. The …
  • Farmer murdered over tiff during Pongal; Thanjavur cops arrest 5 men 01 Oct 2019 02:46 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: A farmer was found dead in bushes on Monday. Police detained five persons for enquiry as it was suspected it was a case of murder. According to sources, passersby on Monday morning noticed J Selvakumar (30) of …
  • Thanjavur: Auto slowdown, focus at GBS meet 09 Sep 2019 22:54 THANJAVUR: Sweeping developments in science and technology across the world calls for new management principles and studies said Dr. Bimaraya Metri, director, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Tiruchy here on Sunday. Speaking at the decennial …
  • 13th-century inscription speaks of caste clash resolution in Thanjavur 13 Aug 2019 03:22 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: A 13th-century inscription found at a temple speaks of the resolution of a caste clash between two sects. A dilapidated Sivan temple in Tirumangalam village near Tirumananchery in Mayiladuthurai taluk of Nagapattinam …
  • Thanjavur: Youth sentenced to 10 years in sexual assault case 09 Aug 2019 21:41 Thanjavur: The Mahila fast track court here has sentenced one Manimaran (24), son of Sababathi of Kattathi village in Pudukottai district, to undergo ten years imprisonment and pay Rs 20,000 fine in a case of sexual abuse involving a 17-year-old girl of …
  • Thanjavur: Headmistress booked for kicking girl on face 27 Jun 2019 02:04 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Tiruvaiyaru police registered a case against the headmistress of a panchayat school in Thanjavur district for allegedly meting out corporal punishment.  Around 65 students study in the panchayat union primary school (East …
  • Widening of Thanjavur Road resumes 11 May 2019 03:09 The Highways Department has resumed widening a portion of Thanjavur Road between Ariyamangalam and Irattai Vaical. Though the work was taken up at an estimate of about ₹ 2 crore, under the Comprehensive Road Infrastructure Development Programme (CRIDP), it …
  • Thanjavur to revive three tanks under smart city project 09 May 2019 12:55 Three waterbodies – Iyyankulam, Samanthankulam and Sivagangaikulam – within Thanjavur Corporation limits are to be revived under the smart city project at a total cost of ₹10.25 crore. Among the three waterbodies, the preliminary works of clearing debris …
  • Staying at Svatma, Thanjavur in Southern India 07 May 2019 03:38 Winston Aldworth checks into Svatma, Thanjavur in Southern India. Location: The little town of Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu. Check-in experience: There's a floral garland, of course, because we're in India. But this one, rather sweetly, goes around the …
  • Minor boy rescued from bonded labour in Thanjavur 28 Apr 2019 14:17 A 10-year-old boy engaged to graze goats was rescued from bonded labour by a team of officials near Orathanadu in Thanjavur district on Friday. The rescued boy belonging to Panruti in Cuddalore district has been temporarily accommodated in a hostel in …
  • Video showing ‘Hindi stones’ in Thanjavur Big Temple is fake, says official 24 Apr 2019 17:54 Officials of the Sri Brihadeeswarar Temple (Big Temple) in Thanjavur have dismissed as fake news a video clip in which a person alleges that some ancient Tamil inscriptions were being replaced with ones in Hindi. The video had gone viral on social media …
  • High stakes battle on for Thanjavur Assembly bypoll 07 Apr 2019 23:27 THANJAVUR: Stakes are high for AMMK and AIADMK in Thanjavur Assembly bye-election as it has been necessitated by the disqualification of M. Rangaswamy, now AMMK candidate and who won in the election to the constituency in 2016 as AIADMK candidate. …
  • Thanjavur by-election: AIADMK, DMK candidates file nominations 23 Mar 2019 03:37 The AIADMK and DMK candidates for the by-elections to the Thanjavur Assembly constituencies filed their nominations on Friday. While the AIADMK nominee, R. Gandhi accompanied by the Rajya Sabha MP, R.Vaithilingam, filed his papers with the Revenue …
  • Thanjavur Medical College Hospital gets better amenities 02 Feb 2019 14:27 THANJAVUR The inauguration of the 290-bed super speciality blocks at the Government Medical College Hospital here recently has augmented its treatment facilities for patients. It attracts thousands of outpatients every day and treats about 2000 inpatients …
  • Rs 150 crore boost to health care in Tamil Nadu's delta districts as PM Modi inaugurates Thanjavur Medical college's new buildings  27 Jan 2019 23:17 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Prime Minister Modi on Sunday inaugurated through video conferencing from Madurai new buildings housing super speciality departments at the Thanjavur Medical college. The super speciality departments would cater to people …
  • Plan to energise Tiruchi-Thanjavur double line stretch by March 21 Jan 2019 13:18 TIRUCHI Having electrified three major sections covering Tiruchi and Karur, the Central Organisation for Railway Electrification (CORE) has now targeted to complete the ongoing overhead electrification project in the Tiruchi-Thanjavur double line stretch …
  • In Thanjavur, bulls are inseparable from Pongal celebrations 20 Jan 2019 04:21 That time of the year: Pilgrims throng the Brihadeshwara temple in Thanjavur. (Source: Shoma Abhyankar) At the colossal Brihadeshwara Temple, the grandest among the temples in India built by Raja Chola I in the 11th century, a Unesco World Heritage site …
  • Thanjavur Temple case: Relief for Art of Living after Madras HC recognises permission for event 15 Dec 2018 02:39 In the picture, Sri Sri ravishankar, head of Art of Living, BangaloreGettyImages The Madras High Court recognised that the Art of Living organisation obtained the required permission before their event in the Brihadeeshwara Temple in Thanjavur. The court …
  • Farm Labourer, Who Lost Home, Allegedly Kills Self In Gaja-Hit Thanjavur 10 Dec 2018 09:10 Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu: A farm labourer, who lost his home during cyclone Gaja, allegedly committed suicide on Monday in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district. Pandian, 38, was found hanging in a well in his village. The police have not found any suicide note …
  • Tamil Nadu: HC stays Art of Living meditation camp at ancient Thanjavur temple 08 Dec 2018 00:09 Soon after the high court order, the camp was shifted from the temple premises to a wedding hall near Thanjavur town. The Madurai bench of Madras High Court Friday stayed a meditation camp scheduled to be held at Brihadisvara Temple in Thanjavur, which is …
  • Madras HC stays Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's Thanjavur temple event 07 Dec 2018 14:32 [India], Dec 7 (ANI): The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday stayed a two-day event organised by spiritual leader and founder of Art of Living (AOL) Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district. The event was scheduled to begin …
  • Thanjavur’s Gilded Gods: South Indian Paintings in the Kuldip Singh Collection review: A rich inheritance 28 Oct 2018 16:12 The style of art called ‘Thanjavur paintings’, found in most South Indian homes, is extremely popular, but has hardly been well understood. This genre of art which is essentially religious broadly comprises two essential themes: the first being scenes from …
  • Paddy fields flooded after canal breach in Thanjavur 09 Oct 2018 06:05 By Express News Service THANJAVUR/ COIMBATORE: A breach in the bank of Kalyana Odai, an irrigation canal near Orathanadu,  on Monday resulted in the inundation of roads and paddy fields in the vicinity. Kalyana Odai branches off from the Grand Anaicut …
  • Chronicling delights of Thanjavur 20 Aug 2018 10:19 Renowned dancer, architect, artist, curator and hotelier, Krithika Subrahmanian recently launched her first book ‘Treasures’ at the first edition of Pondicherry Lit Fest on, August 19. Treasures is a  guide to the experience of South India, connecting one …
  • Works for Thanjavur-Madurai road begin 15 Jul 2018 23:36 Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as the land survey for the Chennai-Salem Express Highway project is progressing, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has commenced the preliminary work for the Thanjavur-Madurai greenfield project recently. …
  • Stalin-Dhivakaran meet in Thanjavur 04 Jul 2018 14:22 By Chennaivision in Chennai News July 3, 2018 DMK working president M K Stalin on Monday had a ‘chance meeting’ with V K Dhivakaran, brother of V K Sasikala, the jailed aide of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa. The meeting has surprised everyone in the …
  • Govindaraj guides Thanjavur to quarters 04 Apr 2018 04:18 St Joseph’s Sports Academy, winners of the overall title at the first TN state youth athletic championship. CHENNAI: D Govindaraj’s 57 helped Thanjavur beat Vellore by 37 runs in a pre-quarterfinal match of the TNCA inter-district T20 tournament for the SS …
  • Cauvery issue: protests, arrests in Thanjavur, Kumbakonam 03 Apr 2018 08:46 Numerous protests were staged across the core delta districts of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam on Tuesday against the Central Government for not constituting the Cauvery management board even after the Supreme Court’s orders. In Thanjavur, …
  • Protesting farmers held in Thanjavur 30 Mar 2018 07:01 CHENNAI A group of 35 farmers was arrested when it staged a road roko protest for about an hour at the Irwin Bridge along Gandhiji Salai in Thanjavur on Thursday demanding the immediate formation of the Cauvery Management Board by the Centre. The …
  • Tamil Nadu: Sasikala reaches Thanjavur to perform husband’s last rites 21 Mar 2018 10:48 Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu): Convicted All India Anna Dravida Munerta Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala reached Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur district, the place where her husband Natarajan Maruthappa’s mortal remains have been kept for people to pay last respects. …
  • Out on parole, Sasikala reaches Thanjavur to perform husband Natarajan's last rites 21 Mar 2018 08:09 Sasikala paying last repsects to husband Natarajan in Thanjavur. Photo | ANI THANJAVUR: Convicted All India Anna Dravida Munerta Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala reached Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur district, the place where her husband Natarajan …
  • Thanjavur mourns Natarajan’s loss 21 Mar 2018 01:04 THANJAVUR:Not just politicians, a large number of Tamil activists have mourned the demise of  Maruthappa  Natarajan. Posters and banners hailing Natarajan for his contribution to furthering the Tamil cause were put up in several places across Thanjavur. …
  • AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala leaves for Thanjavur for husband’s last rites 20 Mar 2018 12:22 — By IANS | Mar 20, 2018 04:32 pm Bengaluru: AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala on Tuesday afternoon left for Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu to attend her husband M. Natarajan’s last rites after securing a 15-day parole, an official said. “She has been granted parole …
  • Sasikala leaves for Thanjavur for husband’s last rites 20 Mar 2018 10:52 Bengaluru, March 20 (IANS) AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala on Tuesday afternoon left for Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu to attend her husband M. Natarajan’s last rites after securing a 15-day parole, an official said. “She has been granted parole for 15 days. During …

  • 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 …


  • 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 …
  • CJM court orders to investigate seven persons in DSP Vishnupriya's suicide case 22 Nov 2019 07:40 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The Chief Judicial Magistrate Court has dismissed the CBI's closure report into the investigation of Tiruchengode deputy superintendent of police Vishnupriya's suicide and has given permission for an inquiry into …
  • A year after Cyclone Gaja, no sign of signboards to help road users 16 Nov 2019 00:04 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A year after Cyclone Gaja wreaked havoc in Delta districts, several signboards on National and State Highways are yet to be restored completely, with many even hanging precariously at several places.  Empty frames, damaged …
  • Lalithaa Jewellery heist suspects confess to stealing four panchaloha idols in Madurai district 10 Nov 2019 22:46 By Express News Service MADURAI: The suspects of Lalithaa Jewellery heist case have confessed to their involvement in the theft of four panchaloha idols from the district in October 2018.   Sources from Kadupatti police said that the suspects – Ganesh of …
  • Madras HC issues notice refraining Hydrocarbon exploration to Petroleum Ministry 09 Nov 2019 11:02 By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has ordered notice to the Petroleum and Natural Gas ministry and the Director General of Hydrocarbons, Noida, returnable by January 7 on a plea seeking to forbear authorities from implementing Hydrocarbon exploration …
  • India: Study Report on Gaja Cyclone 2018 24 Oct 2019 10:15 Executive Summary Tamil Nadu is historically one of the most vulnerable States to tropical cyclone. The total geographical area of Tamil Nadu is 13 Million hectares and it has a coastline of 1,076 km which is about 15% of the coastline of India. The State …
  • Mettur dam at full reservoir level thrice in three months 23 Oct 2019 07:52 With water at Stanley Reservoir at Mettur reaching its full reservoir level (FRL) of 120 feet at 6.15 a.m. on October 23, 22,500 cusecs is released through the dam power house and tunnel power house in Salem. Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) …
  • Monsoon likely to regain intensity from October 25 23 Oct 2019 03:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As expected, Tamil Nadu mispredicted extreme rainfall spells, under the influence of the low pressure area formed in the Bay of Bengal due the western disturbance. The red alert issued by the IMD turned out to be ‘over …
  • TN to get heavy rains: Red alert issued in 4 districts 22 Oct 2019 09:12 With northeast monsoon turning vigorous, regional meteorology centre issued a ‘red alert’ to the administration in The Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Theni and Dindigul districts. The hilly areas of these districts are likely to receive heavy rainfal. A red warning …
  • TNIE impact: Help still pours in for govt school girl who cracked NEET 15 Oct 2019 03:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Help has continued to pour in from various quarters towards the education of Charumathi J, a government schoolgirl, who cracked NEET - after Express carried an article titled ‘Govt school girl scripts NEET success story’ on …
  • DMK leaders puzzled over diktat to donate money for Karunanidhi's museum 07 Oct 2019 03:57 Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK MLAs and MPs are a puzzled lot since they have been recently receiving instructions from a senior leader to donate Rs 2 lakh towards building of a museum for the late party supremo M Karunanidhi. With the party out of …
  • Wife ‘eloped’ with girlfriend, claims man 25 Sep 2019 02:44 By Express News Service SIVAGANGA: A married woman who was said to have eloped with a girl she befriended in social media app TikTok appeared at Thiruvegampathur police station here on Tuesday.  However, denying her husband’s claim that she had eloped with …
  • Pongal train ticket bookings open 13 Sep 2019 02:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Advance reservation for booking train tickets for January 11, in view of Pongal festival, will commence on Friday. Reservation through online and counters will open at 8 am. Booking for travelling on January 10 next year …
  • The revivalists: This is how Chennai is replenishing its water bodies 11 Sep 2019 03:05 Express News Service CHENNAI: The summer ofi 2019 has been difficult for Tamil Nadu. The state has been reeling under acute water crisis, especially after Chennai’s Porur Lake, which is considered one of the main sources of water, reached its lowest level. …
  • Cauvery Calling: Sadhguru begins 3,500 km journey for farmers 06 Sep 2019 03:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, of Isha Foundation, started a 3500 kilometre-journey along the Cauvery basin, ‘to revitalise the river’ and hence, transforming lives of at least 84 million people, according to a statement. It added …
  • Tamil Nadu will join One Nation, One Ration Card: Co-op Minister Raju 05 Sep 2019 03:16 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as opposition parties in Tamil Nadu are setting the alarm bells ringing about the ‘One Nation; One Ration Card’ scheme, Cooperation Minister Sellur K Raju on Wednesday announced that the State government will join the …
  • Sadhguru to go on bike rally from Talacauvery to Chennai  31 Aug 2019 01:39 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As part of the Cauvery Calling campaign, Founder of Isha Foundation Sadhguru will start a 1500-km long bike rally from Karnataka to Chennai on September 3, said Isha Agroforestry coordinator, Tamilmaran, on Friday. He told …
  • 28 arrested after Ambedkar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu’s Vedaranyam town 26 Aug 2019 11:53 The incident triggered severe protests with many members of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi taking to the streets on Monday in Nagapattinam and other parts of Tamil Nadu. Twenty-eight people have been arrested after clashes broke out between two caste …
  • Rain fury kills 22 in Himachal Pradesh, Delhi on flood alert | 10 Points 19 Aug 2019 09:33 Rain fury hits India/PTI image Heavy rains are continuing unabated in several states across the country. These include Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. Meanwhile, a flood alert was …
  • NIA conducts searches across Tamil Nadu 20 Jul 2019 11:30 Chennai, July 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday searched several premises in Madurai, Theni, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram and Chennai following arrest of 16 terror suspects, including 14 deported from the United Arab Emirates ( …
  • 22 districts in Tamil Nadu now in red category as groundwater levels continue to plummet 16 Jun 2019 00:15 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a month’s time, three districts -- Cuddalore, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli -- have recorded a decrease in groundwater levels and have been marked under the red category by the government. With these three, the number of …
  • Short-duration crops take a hit as water crisis strikes Tamil Nadu 28 May 2019 18:56 Every day before 5 am and after 10 pm, 40-year-old K Kasturi and her husband leave their home in Mylapore, Central Chennai, in search of water with eight vessels. If they are lucky, they may be able to fetch water from hand pumps or taps in five vessels …
  • Customs sleuths foil bid to smuggle gold worth Rs 50L 28 May 2019 04:32 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Customs officials foiled bids to smuggle gold worth Rs 50 lakh and arrested one person at Chennai airport.Working on a tip-off that gold is likely to be concealed in Air India Flight AI 968 which had arrived from Sharjah on …
  • Tamil Nadu: NIA searches homes of 10 who ‘planned to form terror gang’ 21 May 2019 00:18 The search operations were carried out at homes of the accused at Muthupet in Thiruvarur, Keelakarai and Devipattinam in Ramanathapuram, Lalpet in Cuddalore, and Salem. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at 10 locations …
  • Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank 18 May 2019 13:03 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank 18 May 2019 Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards were found dumped on the banks of the Mulliyaru River near Thiruthuraipoondi in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur district. The cards, …
  • 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 …

  • IGCAR to incubate 25 firms every year 31 Oct 2020 00:03 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Waiting for an assent from NITI Aayog for its newly established incubation centre at Kalpakkam, IGCAR is aiming to incubate 25 start-ups every year. Addressing the press conference, IGCAR director Arun Kumar Bhaduri said, “ …
  • MoUs to be inked with 25 startups for exchange of tech: IGCAR 30 Oct 2020 22:21 The Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) at Kalpakkam is aiming to sign memoranda of understanding (MOUs) with 25 startups for exchange of technologies, a top official said on Friday. The tie-ups would be on healthcare, environment- monitoring …
  • Official apathy forces Tamil Nadu youth to plug breach in Vellaru river, dredge canal 30 Oct 2020 21:21 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Frustrated by the apathy of PWD officials, youth from four villages joined forces to temporarily plug a breach in Vellaru river and also dredged its canal. Two thousand acres across Athiyur, Keezhumathur, Kai Perambalur and …
  • IGCAR aims to incubate 25 startups every year after getting go-ahead from Niti Aayog 30 Oct 2020 16:18 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR) is aiming to incubate 25 startups every year after getting Atal Innovation Centre recognition from the Niti Aayog. KN Vyas, Secretary of Department of Atomic Energy and …
  • ‘Tiruchi EPFO has low issue pendency ratio’ 28 Oct 2020 16:57 The Tiruchi Region of Employees’ Provident Fund Organization (EPFO) has a low pendency ratio with respect to resolving issues faced by subscribers, M. Madhiazhagan, Additional Central Provident Fund Commissioner, Tamil Nadu (excluding Chennai and …
  • Chennai COVID-19 cases below 700, after May 28 Oct 2020 02:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: For the first times since May, Covid cases in Chennai went below the 700-mark on Tuesday, with 695 testing positive. Meanwhile, Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH) in the city recorded zero deaths due to Covid …
  • Farmer takes the organic route to raise grapes 27 Oct 2020 05:44 A farmer of Perambalur has successfully raised a vineyard by cultivating the ‘paneer’ variety of grapes adopting organic practices. It was a successful return to grape cultivation for R.Perumal, 47, alias Surulirajan whose vineyard was destroyed in heavy …
  • Case registered against 8 persons 24 Oct 2020 14:37 The police on Saturday filed a case against eight persons for attacking a DMK cadre. A group led by A.P. Senthil, town secretary of the AIADMK, barged into the house of the DMK cadre Densi Selvakumar (39) and attacked him with logs on Friday. They …
  • 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 …
  • Coronavirus | With 3,077 new cases, Tamil Nadu’s tally surpasses 7 lakh 23 Oct 2020 05:11 Tamil Nadu’s tally breached the seven lakh-mark on Thursday, as 3,077 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 . The State added one lakh cases in the last 21 days. It was on October 1 that its tally surpassed the six-lakh mark. With the new cases, the …
  • Perambalur Dinosaur Egg 22 Oct 2020 11:23
  • Dinosaur eggs found in perambalur 22 Oct 2020 09:37
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu records 3,086 fresh cases, tally inches closer to seven lakh 22 Oct 2020 00:49 Tamil Nadu’s overall tally of COVID-19 cases moved closer to the seven lakh-mark as 3,086 more persons tested positive on Wednesday. The number of persons discharged so far has crossed 6.50 lakh. A total of 6,97,116 persons have so far tested positive in …
  • 26 industrial projects in Tamil Nadu worth Rs 25,213 crore approved 21 Oct 2020 18:39 Chennai: Twenty six industrial projects worth Rs 25,213 crore, assuring creation of just over 49,000 jobs, were on Wednesday accorded approval by a high power committee headed by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami. The companies which committed the …
  • Panel headed by TN CM gives nod for 26 projects with investments of over Rs 25,000 crore 21 Oct 2020 15:02 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The high-powered committee headed by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, constituted for expeditious investment facilitation and single-window clearances, on Thursday cleared 23 industrial projects with investments of Rs …
  • Central districts see further drop in COVID-19 cases 15 Oct 2020 15:23 The central districts recorded a further dip in COVID-19 cases with 407 patients testing positive for the viral infection on Thursday. The region recorded six deaths -- two each in Nagapattinam and Thanjavur and one each in Tiruvarur and Tiruchi. In …
  • 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 …
  • Memorial posters for woman who is alive and well spark flutter in TN, police complaint lodged 10 Oct 2020 15:04 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: The sudden appearance of memorial posters for a woman who is alive and well sparked a flutter in Perambalur district on Saturday. The shocked woman lodged a complaint at the Perambalur police station demanding action …
  • Perambalur-Manamadurai work: Farmers protest in TN 08 Oct 2020 14:51
  • Transmission dynamics of COVID-19 in two Indian states 08 Oct 2020 03:09 Indian and American researchers collaborated to study the trends of transmission of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) in two Indian states – Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Their study titled, “Epidemiology and transmission …
  • AIADMK Tiruchy leaders absent in the steering committee 07 Oct 2020 22:54 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Amid celebrations over the announcement of Edappadi K Palaniswami as chief minister candidate in 2021,  a section of AIADMK cadre in the central districts expressed disappointment as no leader from the region made it to the 11 …
  • Lack of representation in AIADMK steering committee concerns party cadres in Tiruchy region 07 Oct 2020 17:21 Express News Service TIRUCHY: AIADMK cadres in the central region are concerned that no functionary from this belt has found a place in the 11-member steering committee of the party created on Wednesday. Cadres pointed out that the central districts have …
  • Central region sees a slight rise in cases 01 Oct 2020 15:11 A total of 689 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in the central districts on Thursday, marking a slight increase over Wednesday's tally of 656. Seven deaths- three in Tiruchi, two in Thanjavur, and one each in Tiruvarur and Nagapattinam -- were …
  • Barren tract in Tamil Nadu turns mini forest credits to 74-year-old farmer 30 Sep 2020 07:41 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Once a barren land around Pachaiamman temple in Keezhapuliyur village now looks like a mini forest. All thanks and credits to this 74-year-old farmer V Karuppaiya from the same village. He started planting saplings about 10 …
  • A Raja trolled for abusing party worker 30 Sep 2020 00:11 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: A video of DMK deputy general secretary and Nilgiris MP A Raja referring to a party worker as a dog went viral on Tuesday. The incident occurred during a DMK protest against the Farm Acts in Perambalur on Monday. The …
  • At Perali, neglected well gets a makeover 29 Sep 2020 23:34 Residents of Perali in Perambalur desilted and painted a well that had been neglected for long to improve the groundwater table, increase water supply and promote water conservation. Led by Puthiya Payanam, a youth group which focuses on water conservation …
  • Monsoon withdrawal may gather pace over next two days 29 Sep 2020 10:12 There has been no further progress in the withdrawal of the monsoon on the second day after the process began from West Rajasthan on Monday, but the India Meteorological Department (IMD) assessed that conditions are becoming favourable for it to proceed …
  • Perilous pass? The NEET challenge in Tamil Nadu 27 Sep 2020 02:21 Express News Service CHENNAI: Guhan* cleared NEET not once but twice. Yet, he appeared for a third time this year. “On both of my previous attempts, I could not score enough to secure a government seat,” he tells Express. “My family cannot afford the cost …
  • Five deaths, 656 new cases in Coimbatore district 26 Sep 2020 18:18 Coimbatore district on Saturday reported five deaths and 656 new COVID-19 cases. A total of 4,859 patients from the district are under treatment in different hospitals and 595 persons were discharged after treatment on Saturday. With the death of five …
  • 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 …
  • 32% excess rainfall in Tamil Nadu since June, 18% deficit in Chennai 18 Sep 2020 23:59 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Since June, Tamil Nadu has received 32 per cent excess rainfall even as Chennai recorded a deficit of 18 per cent. Weather forecast shows chances of more rain lashing parts of the State as a low pressure area is likely to …
  • TN govt school teachers raise money to buy smartphones for students 18 Sep 2020 23:11 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Two weeks after a teacher from Elambalur government school named Bairavi distributed smartphones to her students, another group of teachers from the same school has come up with similar initiative. The teachers — Suresh, …
  • Tamil Nadu receives 32 per cent excess rainfall since June, more showers expected over the weekend 18 Sep 2020 08:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has been blessed for the past few months. Since June, the State has received 32 per cent excess rainfall, although Chennai has recorded 18 per cent deficit rainfall. The forecast shows more rains lashing parts of …
  • Truck driver robbed at knife point near Melur 17 Sep 2020 10:15 A truck driver from Perambalur, S. Chinnadurai (25) was robbed of ₹5,500 at knife point on the Madurai-Tiruchi highway near Melur in the early hours of Wednesday. The police said that the driver had parked the truck along the highway at Soorakundu and …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,697 COVID-19 cases, 68 deaths 15 Sep 2020 18:17 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,697 Covid-19 cases and 68 deaths on Tuesday taking the tally to 5,14,208 and toll to 8,502 on Tuesday. Chennai alone recorded 989 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Heavy rains predicted in parts of Tamil Nadu 11 Sep 2020 06:40 The meteorological department had warned of heavy rain on Thursday in isolated places over Erode, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem and Namakkal districts. On Friday meanwhile, heavy showers are expected in Nilgiris district. The district of Salem in Tamil …
  • Rs 110 crore scam in PM-Kisan Scheme scam uncovered in TN 08 Sep 2020 17:19 Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) The scam in the PM-Kisan scheme (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) in Tamil Nadu is to the tune of about Rs 110 crore but Rs 32 crore has already been recovered till date, state Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi said on …
  • Maths teacher in Tamil Nadu buys 16 smartphones for her students to attend online classes 06 Sep 2020 16:07 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: In an effort to catch up with the ways of the ongoing pandemic, a government school teacher has spent a lakh from her savings to buy 16 smartphones and sim cards for her students. A teacher of Elambalur government higher …
  • Couple electrocuted near Perambalur in TN 03 Sep 2020 16:48
  • 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 …
  • Man causes stir in Tamil Nadu village by burying father's body inside his house 01 Sep 2020 16:42 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: A 37-year-old man caused a stir by building a grave containing the body of his father inside his house at Kalarampatti village in Perambalur district on Tuesday. Police later recovered the body and cremated it in the …
  • Central region sees a steep rise in new cases 30 Aug 2020 16:21 The central districts on Sunday recorded 754 new cases and the number of casualties too rose with 13 deaths. Of the 13 people, four were from from Tiruchi while three each were from Thanjavur, Pudukottai and Nagapattinam districts. In Tiruchi, the victims, …
  • Twenty Tamil Nadu districts to come under newly created Tiruchy ASI circle 28 Aug 2020 20:09 Express News Service MADURAI: A day after Tamil Nadu Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel announced that a new Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Circle would be formed headquartered in Tiruchy, a formal notification was revealing that 20 Tamil Nadu …
  • 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 …
  • 165 days and counting: Owners seek quick reopening of theatres and one-year tax exemption 27 Aug 2020 17:01 Express News Service KARUR: With theatres across the state being shut for 165 days now, the livelihood of thousands of workers has been put in jeopardy. Once upon a time, films used to run in the theatres for 150 days. But now, the tables have turned as …
  • 561 new cases, 13 deaths in central region 24 Aug 2020 03:29 The central districts on Sunday recorded 561 new cases for COVID-19, depicting a considerable drop from 633 patients who tested positive on Saturday for the viral infection. But there were 13 deaths on Sunday, compared to nine the previous day. The 12 …
  • Coronavirus | 5,986 fresh infections in Tamil Nadu; over 3 lakh discharged so far 20 Aug 2020 22:14 As many as 5,986 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Thursday, while the total number of persons discharged crossed the three-lakh mark. The State’s death toll increased to 6,239, as another 116 persons, including two in their 20s, …
  • Toll plazas at Chennai’s outskirts see long lines, as thousands return to city 17 Aug 2020 10:16 Traffic congestion was witnessed in the southern part of city and its outskirts from Paranur toll plaza, as thousands of people from southern and western districts were seen returning in two-wheelers and four-wheelers from their hometowns. The State …
  • Tricolour blooms amid all the gloom; EPS honours achievers, thanks public 15 Aug 2020 22:38 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday unfurled the Tricolour at Fort St George and presented APJ Abdul Kalam Award, Kalpana Chawla Award, Special Award for Covid-19 and many other State awards. He also hiked …
  • Three TN women to get Kalpana Chawla Award on Independence Day for saving two drowning youth 15 Aug 2020 10:45 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: The Government of Tamil Nadu will present the Kalpana Chawla Award on Independence Day to three women who rescued two youths who were about to drown in the waters of Kottarai dam in Perambalur district a few days ago. On …
  • Economy will improve soon: TN CM 15 Aug 2020 05:36 Chennai, Aug 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday assured the state that economic activities will soon improve and things will be back to normal as he addressed an audience on the occasion of the 74th Independence Day. He also …
  • ‘It’s DMK Vs BJP in 2021 Assembly polls’ senior leader’s comments triggers debates 13 Aug 2020 13:24 By Chennaivision in Chennai News August 13, 2020 Tamil Nadu BJP vice-president and former DMK general secretary VP Duraisamy on Wednesday said next year’s assembly election is going to be a battle between DMK and BJP. Addressing a press conference, …
  • 5,871 new cases, 119 deaths in Tamil Nadu 13 Aug 2020 03:38 A little over half of the 5,871 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Tamil Nadu were recorded in Chennai and other northern districts on Wednesday. As the surge continued across the State, another 5,633 persons were discharged and 119 persons …
  • Palaniswami has proved himself: RB Udhayakumar 12 Aug 2020 23:07 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Revenue Minister RB Udhayakumar on Wednesday said that Edappadi K Palaniswami had proved his mettle during the past three and half years and people wanted his leadership to continue. He added that Deputy Chief Minister O …
  • No change in equation: BJP downplays leader’s remark that it will ‘head coalition’ 12 Aug 2020 23:07 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu BJP president L Murugan on Wednesday sought to downplay the remarks of his party’s vice president VP Duraisamy that the BJP would head the alliance for the 2021 Assembly elections in the State.  He said Duraisamy …
  • Tamil Nadu: Women remove sarees to save youth drowning in Kottarai dam 10 Aug 2020 16:53 Image Source : PTI Tamil Nadu: Women remove sarees to save youth drowning in Kottarai dam (Representational image) Three women removed their own sarees and threw them to save four young men who were about to drown Tamil Nadu's Perambalur district. …
  • TN plans to complete high voltage transmission line to Coimbatore by June 2022 10 Aug 2020 15:00 Express News Service CHENNAI: The proposed Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) project, which is likely to generate more than 4.7 million additional jobs driven by annual manufacturing output of $222 billion, is taking shape with the state …
  • Three women remove sarees, toss them into water to rescue youth from drowning in TN's Kottarai dam 09 Aug 2020 17:29 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Three women from near Kottarai are receiving praise for rescuing two youngsters from drowning in the waters of the Kottarai dam in Perambalur district on August 6. Thinking fast, the women removed their own sarees and threw …
  • 432 test positive, 11 deaths in central region 06 Aug 2020 16:23 The central region on Thursday recorded 432 fresh COVID-19 cases and 11 deaths — three each in Perambalur and Tiruchi, two in Thanjavur, and one each in Tiruvarur, Pudukottai and Ariyalur. Three 60-year-old men from Tiruchi died of respiratory failure at …
  • HC sets free former MLA convicted for rape-murder 01 Aug 2020 04:14 Madras high court CHENNAI: A year and half after a trial court convicted and sentenced a former DMK MLA to 10-year imprisonment for rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl, the Madras high court has acquitted him of all charges. Justice N Sathish Kumar …
  • Madras High Court acquits former DMK MLA in 2012 rape and murder case 31 Jul 2020 15:05 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Friday ordered the immediate release of former DMK MLA M Rajkumar and his aide K Jaishankar accused in the murder and rape of a 15-year-old in 2012. The court set aside a 2018 order of the Special …
  • Rape, murder: Ex-DMK MLA Rajkumar acquitted 31 Jul 2020 11:10 Madras high court CHENNAI: The Madras high court on Friday set aside the conviction of former DMK MLA M Rajkumar who was sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment for rape and murder of a 15-year-old girl. Justice N Sathish Kumar acquitted Rajkumar and his co- …
  • COVID-19 pandemic leaves 82-year-old TN man's final wish to donate body unfulfilled 30 Jul 2020 14:01 Express News Service TIRUCHY: The ongoing pandemic has caused heartache to many who are unable to fulfill the last wishes of their loved ones. 82-year-old S Natarajan had pledged his entire body after death for the purpose of medical research and education …
  • Rains to continue in Chennai and other parts of TN for 2 more days 29 Jul 2020 22:26 Many parts of Chennai received intense spells on Tuesday afternoon taking residents by surprise. Weathermen have forecast more spells for the next two days. N Puviarasan, director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre, IMD said wind convergence, the meeting of sea …
  • Chennai marches towards 1 lakh Covid-19 cases 28 Jul 2020 09:57 The number of fresh Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu were seven short of 7,000 on Monday, pushing the total tally to 2,20,716. The state reported 77 deaths that took the cumulative toll to 3,521. As many as 5,723 patients were discharged in the last 24 hours …
  • Daily Covid cases in TN almost 7,000 again 28 Jul 2020 01:45 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The number of fresh Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu were seven short of 7,000 on Monday, pushing the total tally to 2,20,716. The state reported 77 deaths that took the cumulative toll to 3,521. As many …
  • No letup in COVID 19 cases in central region 25 Jul 2020 16:34 The central region continued to see an increase in COVID 19 cases with 637 people testing positive for the viral infection on Saturday. The region also recorded eight deaths - six in Tiruchi and two in Pudukottai. In Tiruchi, two 58-year-old men and a 62- …
  • RACE teams set up in Tiruchi Range 21 Jul 2020 04:51 Rapid Action for Community Emergency (RACE) teams have been constituted in all police stations under Tiruchi Range comprising five revenue districts. The teams will act swiftly based on information received over phone by the Deputy Inspector General of …
  • T.N. records 4,538 new cases, 79 deaths 18 Jul 2020 02:25 Tamil Nadu on Friday recorded 4,538 fresh COVID-19 cases and 79 deaths — the highest number of fatalities recorded by the Health Department on a single day. The fresh cases took the overall count to 1,60,907*. Another 3,391 persons were discharged …
  • 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 …


  • 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 …
  • CJM court orders to investigate seven persons in DSP Vishnupriya's suicide case 22 Nov 2019 07:40 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The Chief Judicial Magistrate Court has dismissed the CBI's closure report into the investigation of Tiruchengode deputy superintendent of police Vishnupriya's suicide and has given permission for an inquiry into …
  • A year after Cyclone Gaja, no sign of signboards to help road users 16 Nov 2019 00:04 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A year after Cyclone Gaja wreaked havoc in Delta districts, several signboards on National and State Highways are yet to be restored completely, with many even hanging precariously at several places.  Empty frames, damaged …
  • Lalithaa Jewellery heist suspects confess to stealing four panchaloha idols in Madurai district 10 Nov 2019 22:46 By Express News Service MADURAI: The suspects of Lalithaa Jewellery heist case have confessed to their involvement in the theft of four panchaloha idols from the district in October 2018.   Sources from Kadupatti police said that the suspects – Ganesh of …
  • Madras HC issues notice refraining Hydrocarbon exploration to Petroleum Ministry 09 Nov 2019 11:02 By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has ordered notice to the Petroleum and Natural Gas ministry and the Director General of Hydrocarbons, Noida, returnable by January 7 on a plea seeking to forbear authorities from implementing Hydrocarbon exploration …
  • India: Study Report on Gaja Cyclone 2018 24 Oct 2019 10:15 Executive Summary Tamil Nadu is historically one of the most vulnerable States to tropical cyclone. The total geographical area of Tamil Nadu is 13 Million hectares and it has a coastline of 1,076 km which is about 15% of the coastline of India. The State …
  • Mettur dam at full reservoir level thrice in three months 23 Oct 2019 07:52 With water at Stanley Reservoir at Mettur reaching its full reservoir level (FRL) of 120 feet at 6.15 a.m. on October 23, 22,500 cusecs is released through the dam power house and tunnel power house in Salem. Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) …
  • Monsoon likely to regain intensity from October 25 23 Oct 2019 03:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As expected, Tamil Nadu mispredicted extreme rainfall spells, under the influence of the low pressure area formed in the Bay of Bengal due the western disturbance. The red alert issued by the IMD turned out to be ‘over …
  • TN to get heavy rains: Red alert issued in 4 districts 22 Oct 2019 09:12 With northeast monsoon turning vigorous, regional meteorology centre issued a ‘red alert’ to the administration in The Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Theni and Dindigul districts. The hilly areas of these districts are likely to receive heavy rainfal. A red warning …
  • TNIE impact: Help still pours in for govt school girl who cracked NEET 15 Oct 2019 03:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Help has continued to pour in from various quarters towards the education of Charumathi J, a government schoolgirl, who cracked NEET - after Express carried an article titled ‘Govt school girl scripts NEET success story’ on …
  • DMK leaders puzzled over diktat to donate money for Karunanidhi's museum 07 Oct 2019 03:57 Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK MLAs and MPs are a puzzled lot since they have been recently receiving instructions from a senior leader to donate Rs 2 lakh towards building of a museum for the late party supremo M Karunanidhi. With the party out of …
  • Wife ‘eloped’ with girlfriend, claims man 25 Sep 2019 02:44 By Express News Service SIVAGANGA: A married woman who was said to have eloped with a girl she befriended in social media app TikTok appeared at Thiruvegampathur police station here on Tuesday.  However, denying her husband’s claim that she had eloped with …
  • Pongal train ticket bookings open 13 Sep 2019 02:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Advance reservation for booking train tickets for January 11, in view of Pongal festival, will commence on Friday. Reservation through online and counters will open at 8 am. Booking for travelling on January 10 next year …
  • The revivalists: This is how Chennai is replenishing its water bodies 11 Sep 2019 03:05 Express News Service CHENNAI: The summer ofi 2019 has been difficult for Tamil Nadu. The state has been reeling under acute water crisis, especially after Chennai’s Porur Lake, which is considered one of the main sources of water, reached its lowest level. …
  • Cauvery Calling: Sadhguru begins 3,500 km journey for farmers 06 Sep 2019 03:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, of Isha Foundation, started a 3500 kilometre-journey along the Cauvery basin, ‘to revitalise the river’ and hence, transforming lives of at least 84 million people, according to a statement. It added …
  • Tamil Nadu will join One Nation, One Ration Card: Co-op Minister Raju 05 Sep 2019 03:16 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as opposition parties in Tamil Nadu are setting the alarm bells ringing about the ‘One Nation; One Ration Card’ scheme, Cooperation Minister Sellur K Raju on Wednesday announced that the State government will join the …
  • Sadhguru to go on bike rally from Talacauvery to Chennai  31 Aug 2019 01:39 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As part of the Cauvery Calling campaign, Founder of Isha Foundation Sadhguru will start a 1500-km long bike rally from Karnataka to Chennai on September 3, said Isha Agroforestry coordinator, Tamilmaran, on Friday. He told …
  • 28 arrested after Ambedkar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu’s Vedaranyam town 26 Aug 2019 11:53 The incident triggered severe protests with many members of the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi taking to the streets on Monday in Nagapattinam and other parts of Tamil Nadu. Twenty-eight people have been arrested after clashes broke out between two caste …
  • Rain fury kills 22 in Himachal Pradesh, Delhi on flood alert | 10 Points 19 Aug 2019 09:33 Rain fury hits India/PTI image Heavy rains are continuing unabated in several states across the country. These include Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. Meanwhile, a flood alert was …
  • NIA conducts searches across Tamil Nadu 20 Jul 2019 11:30 Chennai, July 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday searched several premises in Madurai, Theni, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram and Chennai following arrest of 16 terror suspects, including 14 deported from the United Arab Emirates ( …
  • 22 districts in Tamil Nadu now in red category as groundwater levels continue to plummet 16 Jun 2019 00:15 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a month’s time, three districts -- Cuddalore, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli -- have recorded a decrease in groundwater levels and have been marked under the red category by the government. With these three, the number of …
  • Short-duration crops take a hit as water crisis strikes Tamil Nadu 28 May 2019 18:56 Every day before 5 am and after 10 pm, 40-year-old K Kasturi and her husband leave their home in Mylapore, Central Chennai, in search of water with eight vessels. If they are lucky, they may be able to fetch water from hand pumps or taps in five vessels …
  • Customs sleuths foil bid to smuggle gold worth Rs 50L 28 May 2019 04:32 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Customs officials foiled bids to smuggle gold worth Rs 50 lakh and arrested one person at Chennai airport.Working on a tip-off that gold is likely to be concealed in Air India Flight AI 968 which had arrived from Sharjah on …
  • Tamil Nadu: NIA searches homes of 10 who ‘planned to form terror gang’ 21 May 2019 00:18 The search operations were carried out at homes of the accused at Muthupet in Thiruvarur, Keelakarai and Devipattinam in Ramanathapuram, Lalpet in Cuddalore, and Salem. The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday carried out searches at 10 locations …
  • Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank 18 May 2019 13:03 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Tamil Nadu: Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards found dumped on riverbank 18 May 2019 Nearly 1,200 Aadhaar cards were found dumped on the banks of the Mulliyaru River near Thiruthuraipoondi in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur district. The cards, …
  • 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 …