• 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. …
  • Sasikala reaches Thanjavur to perform husband's last rites 21 Mar 2018 08:53 [India], Mar. 21 (ANI): 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 …
  • 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. …
  • Mortal remains of Sasikala's husband brought to Thanjavur 20 Mar 2018 19:00 [India], Mar 20 (ANI): The mortal remains of convicted All India Anna Dravida Munerta Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala's husband, Natarajan Maruthappa were brought to Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur on Tuesday. Natarajan Maruthappa passed away at the …
  • 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 …
  • Plan a visit to Thanjavur to experience the Chola grandeur 22 Feb 2018 14:02 By Arjun Kumar Walking around Thanjavur doesn’t make you feel you are in a place whose raison d’etre came into being a thousand years ago. The town first gained prominence when it became the Chola capital in the 9th century. But work on the temple that …
  • AIADMK expels 135 functionaries in Thanjavur 11 Feb 2018 23:49 Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and CM Edappadi K Palaniswami (Express Photo| D Sampathkumar) CHENNAI: With Madras HC expected to announce its verdict on the disqualification of 18 rebel MLAs who supported T T V Dhinakaran, the AIADMK leadership on …
  • 5 Budget Hotels in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu for Stay 23 Jan 2018 05:28 5 Budget Hotels in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu for Stay Stay at any 5 Budget Hotels in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu Thanjavur was formerly called as Tanjore, located in the state of Tamil Nadu serves as a place of culture and tradition. The royal city of the Cholas, …
  • DMK’s black flag protest greets Governor in Thanjavur 03 Jan 2018 05:55 During his visit to Thanjavur on Tuesday, Governor Banwarilal Purohit yet again sought to engage directly with the public and sectoral organisations besides batting for cleanliness and hygiene as part of the Swachh Bharat initiative. His actions drew the …
  • A unique exhibition of Thanjavur and south Indian paintings honours its collector Kuldip Singh’s passion 08 Dec 2017 09:15 These paintings are made by ex-miniaturists. Many of them migrated from the Deccan, towards Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. The well-known legend of Krishna’s Tulabharam is a story of devotion. Narada comes to Krishna’s wife, Satyabhama, and says he will take …
  • 14 panchaloha idols unearthed at temple near Thanjavur 11 Nov 2017 15:43 Fourteen ‘panchaloha’ idols, including that of Lord Nataraja and Goddess Parvathi, were unearthed on November 11 at a 600-year-old temple where renovation work is being taken up. The Pazhamalainathar temple is located at Pazhanjur village near …
  • Extensive search operations carried out at Mannargudi, Thanjavur 10 Nov 2017 05:38 Income Tax officials carried out simultaneous searches at more than 25 locations, most of them residences of close relatives of deposed AIADMK (Amma) general secretary V.K. Sasikala and supporters of sidelined deputy general secretary T.T.V. Dhinakaran …
  • Another monsoon death as wall collapses in Thanjavur 07 Nov 2017 04:57 THANJAVUR/TIRUVARUR:A 62-year-old woman died when a rain-soaked group house crumbled near Kumbakonam, as moderate rains continued to lash Thanjavur and Tiruvarur.Jagadambal (62), of Tiruppanandal, who was living in the group house built 20 years ago, …
  • Fire breaks out at camphor unit in Tamil Nadu’s Thanjavur district 06 Nov 2017 08:32 By: PTI | Thanjavur | Published:November 6, 2017 12:33 pm A fire broke out at a camphor manufacturing unit in the district causing damage to goods worth Rs 15 lakh, police said today. However, there were no casualties, they said. The incident came to light …
  • Farmer struck dead by lightning in Thanjavur district 06 Nov 2017 08:32 By: PTI | Thanjavur | Published:November 6, 2017 1:03 pm Murugesan was engaged in collection of samba nurseries from a field in Tiruvaithukudi village when he was struck by lightning, police said (File) A farmer died after he was struck by lightning in the …
  • Chennai rains: 1 dead in Thanjavur; rains to lash Tamil Nadu for 2 more days [PHOTOS + VIDEOS] 31 Oct 2017 15:15 Chennai rainsTwitter As heavy rains continue to lash out  Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu since Monday, one person has reportedly been killed in Thanjavur district in rain-related incidents.   Chennai floods not related to climate change: Environment …
  • Thanjavur road accident: Toll rises to 5 31 Oct 2017 12:52 THANJAVUR: The toll in the road accident involving two buses near Ammapet in the district rose to five as another woman succumbed to injuries at Thanjavur medical college hospital here today, police said. Kamakshi(50) of Narasingamangalam near Valangaiman, …
  • Air Marshal Bhadauria visits Air Force Station Thanjavur 31 Oct 2017 08:22 Agencies, Chennai Air Marshal R K S Bhadauria, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C) Southern Air Command, Indian Air Force visited the Air Force Station Thanjavur, a premier base under Southern Air Command today. He was received by Group Captain VJ …

  • 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 …


  • 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 …
  • DMK triumphs, AIADMK retains power in Tamil Nadu 24 May 2019 09:15 CHENNAI: Putting up a spirited performance in the Assembly by-polls despite its Lok Sabha debacle, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has won nine of the 22 segments where elections were held in two phases in April and May. The DMK also made electoral inroads …
  • Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam fails to beat NOTA in Tamil Nadu by-polls 23 May 2019 14:56 Kamal Haasan.PR Handout [Representational Image] The 2019 Lok Sabha elections are not in favour of Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM). It is now being reported that none of the above (NOTA) ballot option has received more votes than MNM in the …
  • AIADMK ahead in five Assembly seats, DMK in four 23 May 2019 09:33 Arch-rivals DMK and AIADMK were in a neck-and-neck race in the bypolls to 22 Assembly Seats in Tamil Nadu, with the ruling party ahead in five and the DMK in four segments. The AIADMK was leading in Hosur, Manamadurai, Sathur, Sholinghur and Vilathukulam, …
  • Tamil Nadu assembly results LIVE: Leads of all constituencies indicate close contest 23 May 2019 07:56 Mumbai: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) inches closer to retain the Tamil Nadu state assembly as it leads in 10 constituencies and its rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in 12 seats. The state witnessed by-election in 22 assembly …
  • 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, …
  • The long and the short of quality cotton 17 May 2019 21:12 While India tops the world in cotton production, there is little to celebrate in terms of quality. At a recent conference in Mumbai on developing a comprehensive roadmap to incentivise the production of extra long staple (ELS) cotton, particularly Suvin, …
  • Vedanta gets nod to conduct impact assessment for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 13:03 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Vedanta gets approval for tests for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 03:01 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Post poll, most AIADMK cadre will back me: TTV Dhinakaran 05 Apr 2019 06:48 TTV Dhinakaran, the outlying contender to the political legacy of J Jayalalithaa, believes the majority of the AIADMK cadre currently supporting the leadership combine of Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam will shift allegiance after the upcoming …
  • Madras HC dismisses plea for action against MK Stalin for alleged poll code violation 02 Apr 2019 01:29 By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court Monday dismissed as "infructuous" a petition filed by an AIADMK leader seeking action on a complaint lodged against DMK chief M K Stalin for alleged violation of code of conduct. When the petition by former …
  • India: IRCS extending relief to communities affected by Cyclone Gaja 21 Mar 2019 04:32 Indian Red Cross Society is distributing relief materials to the families affected by Cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu last year on 16th November 2018. The ongoing relief distribution is a continuation of the response initiated by the Tamil Nadu State and …
  • By-elections to 18 Assembly constituencies in TN on April 18 10 Mar 2019 17:47 The Election Commission will hold by-elections only for 18 out of the 21 vacant Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu along with the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu on April 18, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo said on Sunday. Addressing a …
  • By-election for 18 Assembly seats in TN on April 18 10 Mar 2019 16:10 Chennai, March 10 (IANS) The Election Commission will hold by-election for 18 Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu along with the Lok Sabha polls on April 18, leaving out three Assembly seats mired in court cases, it was announced on Sunday. Tamil Nadu …
  • Lok Sabha polls 2019: Myth and reality of vote banks 04 Mar 2019 01:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: Is vote shares in past elections the sole criterion in deciding the strength of an alliance? An analysis of vote shares secured by parties in different elections indicates that vote shares are not a stable stock. Voters’ …
  • Setback to Dinakaran as HC rejects plea for AIADMK name, symbol 28 Feb 2019 14:19 The Delhi high court on Thursday dismissed the pleas of T T V Dinakaran and V K Sasikala challenging the Election Commission's order granting the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam name and two leaves symbol to the faction led by Tamil Nadu Chief …
  • Setback to Dhinakaran-Sasikala faction as HC dismisses plea for AIADMK name, symbol 28 Feb 2019 12:07 NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Thursday dismissed the pleas of TTV Dhinakaran and VK Sasikala challenging the Election Commission's order granting the AIADMK name and two leaves symbol to the faction led by Tamil Nadu chief minister E K Palaniswami …
  • Fear (of Centre, of Dinakaran) is the key for AIADMK 23 Feb 2019 07:47 By aligning with the BJP, the AIADMK has yielded its political space in the state to the aunt-nephew duo of Sasikala-Dinakaran, and the parliamentary election to the DMK-Congress combine, says A Ganesh Nadar. IMAGE: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K …
  • Make use of me for betterment of Tamil Nadu, Kamal Haasan tells supporters 21 Feb 2019 15:43 (Twitter/@maiamofficial) Celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of his political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam, actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan appealed the people of Tamil Nadu to ‘make use him for the betterment’ of the state. Addressing …
  • A Homage to Abbaji: Concert 13 Feb 2019 18:27 Music lovers from across the city gathered to attend Ustad Zakir Hussain's concert 'A Homage to Abbaji' at Sion’s Shanmukhananda Hall in Mumbai on February 03, 2019. The event is organised every year to pay tribute to tabla legend Ustad …
  • 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 …
  • Bypoll In Tiruvarur, Vacant Since Karunanidhi's Death, Cancelled 07 Jan 2019 11:49 The Tiruvarur constituency was represented by DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi. New Delhi: Bypolls to Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur assembly constituency, which has been vacant since the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi in August, have been cancelled. The …
  • 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 …

  • 4,343 cases in a day, TN inching towards 1L-mark 03 Jul 2020 02:33 A doctor takes a swab to test for the Covid-19 disease at primary health center in Chennai Tamil Nadu moved closer to the 1 lakh case milestone with the highest ever daily spike of 4,343 fresh Covid-19 cases on Thursday. The tally reached 98,392. While 41, …
  • T.N. records 3,882 cases; Chennai’s tally tops 60,000 02 Jul 2020 02:10 Tamil Nadu recorded 3,882 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, taking the State’s overall tally to 94,049*. As many as 2,852 patients were discharged from hospitals and 63 deaths were reported. Of the fresh cases, 2,182 were in Chennai, which recorded 2, …
  • Bungling panchayat officials bunch toilets 01 Jul 2020 06:34 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Rather than building a ‘toilet for every house’, 12 toilets have been constructed side by side in Adaikkampatti village of Perambalur district. They now resemble community toilets and have been built with Central government …
  • 80 TN cops with anger issues taken off duty to undergo behavioral therapy post Sathankulam 30 Jun 2020 14:43 Express News Service TIRUCHY: With the custodial deaths at Sathankulam having dented the image of the police department, Tiruchy range DIG V Balakrishnan has released 80 cops with anger issues from duty and asked them to undergo behavioral therapy for one …
  • Tamil Nadu custodial death impact: 80 cops to be sent for behaviour correction training 30 Jun 2020 12:51 According to a senior police official, DIG Balakrishnan had ordered to prepare a list of officers who had displayed behavioral issues with the general public. (PTI/Representational Image) Amid outrage over the custodial deaths of a father-son duo at …
  • Behavioural therapy for 80 Tamil Nadu cops 30 Jun 2020 10:02 TRICHY: Deputy inspector general of police (DIG) V Balakrishnan on Tuesday removed 80 police personnel in Trichy range from duties involving direct contact with the public following reports about their violent and aggressive behaviour with people. The …
  • Central TN records 196 new cases 29 Jun 2020 06:54 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: The central districts recorded 193 COVID-19 positive cases on Sunday. Tiruvarur recorded the highest number with 87 cases, Thanjavur 23, Ariyalur three, Perambalur one, Pudukkottai a single-day high of 36 and Tiruchy 43, …
  • ‘Scaling up testing vital to fight COVID-19’ 28 Jun 2020 15:36 TIRUCHI Though districts in the central region of the State have stepped up testing to prevent spread of COVID 19 pandemic, much more needs to be done, say experts, citing the data of test results released by the Directorate of Public Health and the Health …
  • 207 test positive 28 Jun 2020 15:36 TIRUCHI In a further jump, 207 persons tested positive for COVID 19 infection in the central region on Sunday, as against 160 on Saturday. Tiruvarur saw a major spike in cases with 87 people testing positive while 43 tested positive from Tiruchi, 23 from …
  • T.N. records 3,645 fresh COVID-19 cases; Chennai’s tally nears the 50,000-mark 27 Jun 2020 10:23 Recording another new high, Tamil Nadu on Friday reported 3,645 fresh cases of COVID-19. Of this, Chennai recorded an all-time high of 1,956 cases, with its tally inching closer to the 50,000-mark. With this, Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 tally stood at 74,622*. …
  • Chennai marches towards 50,000 Covid cases mark 27 Jun 2020 09:36 Recording another new high, Tamil Nadu on Friday reported 3,645 fresh cases of COVID-19. Of this, Chennai recorded an all-time high of 1,956 cases, with its tally inching closer to the 50,000-mark. Chennai alone recorded 1,956 cases — its highest single- …
  • 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 …
  • Biggest COVID-19 spike yet again in Tamil Nadu with 3,645 new cases, 46 deaths 26 Jun 2020 15:31 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu recorded its biggest COVID-19 spike on Friday, with 3,645 new cases and 46 deaths. This took the state's tally to 74,622 while the toll surged to 957. Chennai alone recorded 1,956 cases -- its highest single-day …
  • TASMAC outlets to be equipped with CCTV cameras 26 Jun 2020 12:31 Several Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (TASMAC) liquor outlets in Tiruchi region would soon be equipped with closed circuit television cameras as a security measure. The TASMAC officials in Tiruchi region, encompassing nine districts, have already …
  • MGMGH adds more beds to tackle surge in +ve cases 26 Jun 2020 07:58 Express News Service TIRUCHY: In just the last three days, Tiruchy has registered more than 150 coronavirus cases, adding to the pressure on Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital (MGMGH). To cope with the increasing cases, the hospital is getting …
  • More than 50,000 cases booked for violation of prohibitory orders 22 Jun 2020 17:25 The number of cases booked against those found violating the prohibitory orders across Tiruchi Range comprising five districts and in Tiruchi City limits has crossed 50,000 till date ever since the lockdown was clamped in late March. More than 50,000 …
  • Tamil Nadu's Marudaiyaru river vanishes along its course? 21 Jun 2020 20:03 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: The landmark Marudaiyaru river appears to have gone missing in some places. Activists and the public have not been able to find it at certain spots. However, the river is very much around but due to encroachment or weed …
  • TN: Fossil wood found on paddy farm in Sathanur 20 Jun 2020 08:48 A fossilized wood is part of a tree trunk preserved in fossilized form CHENNAI: A broken piece of fossil wood has been found in a paddy field in Kudikadu, a village near Sathanur in Perambalur where the National Fossil Wood Park is situated. The 95-cm-long …
  • 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, …
  • TN: 48 Covid deaths in a day, cases cross 50k-mark 18 Jun 2020 02:45 Representative image CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s Covid-19 cases crossed the 50,000-mark on Wednesday as fresh infections rose again after dipping for the past two days. The official toll touched 576 with 48 deaths recorded. Chennai had 1,276 of the 2,174 fresh …
  • COVID-19: 20,000 samples tested in Tiruchy so far 16 Jun 2020 21:32 Express News Service TIRUCHY: THE VRDL laboratory at KAP Vishwanathan Government Medical College has tested more than 23,000 samples for coronavirus till Tuesday. Of these, over 20,000 are from Tiruchy district and the remaining is from Ariyalur, …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Viral hunting posts land Headmistress, son behind bars in Tamil Nadu 14 Jun 2020 23:31 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A headmistress of a government school and her son were arrested in Perambalur on Saturday by the forest department, allegedly for hunting and abetment. The incident came to light after photographs shared by the two on social …
  • Ranjankudi Fort pond damaged during desilting work? 14 Jun 2020 19:44 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Ongoing desiltation works have ruined the stones of a pond attached to the historic Ranjankudi Fort in Perambalur district, a retired guard of the Archaeology Department has alleged. He said that despite several petitions …
  • Trichy: 3 held for poaching wild animals 14 Jun 2020 17:59 The arrested were identified as A Kavi Kumar, 30, his mother A Lakshmi, 53, and Kavi Kumar’s close aide Mahali...Read More TRICHY: Three people were arrested on Sunday on charges of poaching wild animals in Trichy district. A government school headmistress …
  • Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami opens water from Mettur dam for Delta irrigation 12 Jun 2020 08:32 By Express News Service SALEM: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday opened water from Mettur dam to Delta region for irrigation purpose.  Initially, 3,000 cusecs of water was released from the dam and by Friday night it will be …
  • Tamil Nadu's COVID-19 curve rises through weekend 08 Jun 2020 08:54 Chennai: Until a week ago, a large number of incoming persons returning to Tamil Nadu, particularly Maharashtra, were adding to its overall burgeoining numbers of persons testing positive for Covid-19 novel coronavirus. But that trend now looks to be …
  • Gang admits to killing missing taxi driver 07 Jun 2020 23:56 Coimbatore: The Salem city police have arrested a four-member gang that killed a Mettupalayam-based cab driver two months ago. The victim, K Shanmuga Sundaram, 54, of Cheran Nagar in Mettupalayam, had gone missing on March 24. He had informed his wife S …
  • 700 stranded Indians repatriated from Maldives 07 Jun 2020 13:24 The repatriates, included 655 male and 45 females. More than 470 persons suffered job loss due to the lockdown...Read More TUTICORIN: As many as 700 repatriated Indians reached V O Chidambaranar Port Trust in Tuticorin on Sunday as part of operation ‘ …
  • Tiruchy police up vigil on sale of rat poison 06 Jun 2020 19:16 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: As part of the initiative to reduce the number of rat poison-related human deaths, Tiruchy range police have made it mandatory for all approved shops to notify details of buyers of rat poison paste to a special officer for …
  • 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 …
  • TN: Buses see fewer passengers as services resume 02 Jun 2020 07:22 A TNSTC bus plies in Coimbatore after more than two months MADURAI/TRICHY: The state transport corporations on Monday resumed bus services after 68 days, albeit with low occupancy amid the virus scare. While the crew wore gloves and masks, passengers …
  • TN extends lockdown till June 30, CM opens up public bus transport zone-wise 01 Jun 2020 17:17 The AIADMK government has chosen to pursue a policy of caution and kept most of the general restrictions in operation until June 30 Chennai: In no mood for the central govenment's enthusiasm to unlock the country, the Tamil Nadu government has decided …
  • Not an easy pass for Nagapattinam residents even with lockdown relaxations 01 Jun 2020 00:08 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: People in Nagapattinam cannot take advantage of the lockdown relaxations as they have to obtain e-pass to travel from one part of the district to the other by the shortest route, because a union territory lies in the …
  • Covid curve: So far so good but need to keep guard up 31 May 2020 23:14 With fifth round of lockdown kicking in from Monday, health and administrative officials in western districts of Tamil Nadu are bracing for a possible surge in Covid-19 cases in the region. Western districts were better in terms of containing the spread of …
  • No unlockdown for Tamil Nadu until June 30 31 May 2020 19:44 Chennai: In no mood for the central govenment's enthusiasm to unlock the country, the Tamil Nadu government has decided to extend its Covid-19 containment and control measures until June 30 midnight, chief minister, Edappadi K Palaniswami announced …
  • Limited bus transport to resume in Tamil Nadu, except in Chennai and its neighbouring districts 31 May 2020 15:46 Bus transport services will be resumed in a limited manner from Monday in Tamil Nadu, except in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu districts, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced on Sunday. Public transport services have been …
  • Tamil Nadu government makes e-pass mandatory for inter-zone and inter-state travel 31 May 2020 15:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: All the inter-zone travellers including rail passengers are required to obtain e-pass issued by the State government. “Transportation by car, two-wheeler, bus and train within the zones can be carried out without e-pass. …
  • COVID-19: After two months, public transportation to resume in Tamil Nadu from Monday 31 May 2020 05:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Nearly after two months train and bus services to resume across the State from tomorrow barring Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu districts. While the buses last operated on March 24, train service remains …
  • Coronavirus | Chennai accounts for a majority of fresh cases in Tamil Nadu 31 May 2020 05:11 At 616, Chennai accounted for a majority of the 938 fresh cases reported in the State on Saturday. Among the new cases were 599 men, 338 women and a transperson. The total number of positive cases in Chennai stood at 13,980. The case count steadily …
  • 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 …
  • Two eighth standard Tamil Nadu students go back to school to water saplings amid coronavirus lockdown 30 May 2020 06:06 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: The lockdown has brought to the fore heartwarming tales of strangers helping the destitute and migrants, cops helping pregnant women, animal lovers taking care of strays and the like. Add to the list two-class eight …
  • TN revises discharge policy for Covid-19 21 May 2020 18:22 Tamil Nadu government revised the discharge policy forCOVID-19 patients and has issued comprehensive guidelines for the management of the pandemic. According to the revised policy, patients with mild or very mild symptoms, and those in the pre-symptomatic …
  • COVID-19| Walk the talk, Ramadoss tells officials 18 May 2020 19:21 PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Monday slammed the authorities for making empty statements but failing to effectively control the transmission of COVID-19 in Chennai. In a statement, Dr. Ramadoss said while the number of cases reduced over the last 4 days, …
  • Tamil Nadu, Puducherry: Relaxations in 25 districts, liquor shops to reopen 18 May 2020 16:01 Tamil Nadu reported 536 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 11,760. (Express Photo: Srinivas) Tamil Nadu & Puducherry lockdown guidelines: With the extension of the state-wide lockdown until May 31, the Tamil Nadu government has relaxed …
  • Tamil Nadu: Bus services resume in 25 districts; no relaxation for Chennai 18 May 2020 15:05 On Monday the Tamil Nadu government announced that salons which do not fall under the limits of Corporation, Municipality, and Town Panchayat will reopen in the state from Tuesday. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy Sunday announced that the lockdown …
  • Tamil Nadu removes transport curbs in 25 districts 18 May 2020 01:48 File photo of Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami CHENNAI: A few hours before the Centre extended the lockdown till May 31 across the country, chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami extended the lockdown in the state till end of the month with …
  • 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 …
  • Tamil Nadu government extends lockdown till May 31 with relaxations for 25 districts 17 May 2020 12:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu government has extended the existing lockdown until May 31 this year with additional relaxations. The lockdown in the 12 districts including Chennai, Chennagalpattu and Kancheepuram, where the COVID-19 cases are …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 tally crosses 10,000-mark 16 May 2020 02:18 Tamil Nadu’s tally of COVID-19 cases breached the 10,000-mark on Friday with 434 persons testing positive for the disease. Also read: Colleges will be reopened only after Tamil Nadu is COVID-19 free, says Minister The total number of cases now stands at 10 …
  • TN: Woman, lover arrested for husband’s murder 14 May 2020 16:25 CUDDALORE: Police in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu arrested a 34-year-old woman and her 23-year-old lover on Wednesday on charges of murdering her husband 10 months ago. They murdered him when he learnt about their extramarital affair. The woman, mother …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil nadu’s tally past 9,000-mark with 509 new cases 14 May 2020 06:57 Tamil Nadu’s overall tally of COVID-19 cases crossed the 9,000-mark after recording 509 new cases on Wednesday. Three days after reporting more than 500 cases, the number of cases marginally dipped to 380 in Chennai, even as its total count climbed to 5, …
  • Not just Covid-19 cases, deaths too are rising fast in TN 14 May 2020 02:12 Tamil Nadu reported 716 new cases of COVID-19 and eight more deaths on Tuesday. Chennai, for the third consecutive day, added more than 500 cases to its total. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the State now stands at 8,718. The number of active cases …
  • Over 35% TN coronavirus cases linked to a market in Chennai 14 May 2020 00:33 Some regions in Andhra Pradesh which border Tamil Nadu have also reported cases linked to Koyambedu, with many migrants who work in the market returning to their home state in the last week of April. ON April 27, the owner of a hairdressing salon near …
  • Number of positive cases in TN high due to more testing 13 May 2020 12:00 Chennai, May 13 (IANS) The higher rate of corona testing has resulted in an increased number of Covid-19 positive cases being recorded in Tamil Nadu and its capital city Chennai, said officials. As of Tuesday, a total of over 2.66 lakh samples have been …
  • 16 pregnant women test positive 13 May 2020 09:23 By Express News Service ARIYALUR/PERAMBALUR: Sixty-three new COVID-positive cases, including sixteen pregnant women, were recorded in Ariyalur and Perambalur on Tuesday. Fifty-five patients were discharged from Ariyalur and Perambalur GHs after …
  • Koyambedu cluster spoils it for rural Tamil Nadu 13 May 2020 07:41 Health workers at a mobile testing centre for Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu. (File photo used for representational pu...Read More After the early wave of Covid-19 cluster, constituting the Tablighi Jamaat members, vast stretches of Tamil Nadu’s hinterland had …
  • Govt mulls new strategy as eight die across TN 13 May 2020 03:43 Health workers in Chennai. (AFP File Photo) CHENNAI: Public health authorities sat down to revise their urban containment plan on Tuesday after Chennai recorded more than 500 new cases for the third day running and the state’s Covid-19 count rose to 8,718 …
  • 20 TN districts likely to get normal rainfall 12 May 2020 12:11 (Representative image) COIMBATORE: As many as 20 districts in the state are expected to receive normal rainfall between June and August, as per the southwest monsoon prediction of the Agro-Climate Research Centre of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University ( …
  • 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 …
  • Corona cases in TN crosses 8,000 mark, Chennai sees record increase 12 May 2020 04:17 The number of novel coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu breached 8,000-mark, after 798 Covid-19 positive patients were reported in the state in the last 24 hours. This is the highest single-day spike witnessed in the state yet. Chennai, the capital city of …
  • 178 Indians from Malaysia reach Tiruchy, none test positive fo Covid-19 10 May 2020 15:13 Tiruchy: Some 178 Indians who had been stranded in Malaysia arrived here last night by a chartered Air India Express flight under the Vande Bharat mission. None was found to be affected by Covid, according to the Tiruchy collector S Sivarasu. The collector …
  • Trichy cops help solve marital discord 10 May 2020 10:01 Representative image TRICHY: Efforts by the Trichy range police to check domestic violence against women during the lockdown have yielded results as it has led to reunion of some separated couples apart from compromises and solving problems. While the …
  • On a high: Crime surges as liquor sales reopen 09 May 2020 05:14 By Express News Service Several incidents of crime across the State were attributed to drinking, a day after TASMAC shops opened Youth murdered Coimbatore: A 23-year-old man was arrested for murdering his friend over comments about his love life in …
  • Lockdown compliance in Chennai least in Tamil Nadu: IIT study 08 May 2020 04:22 NEW DELHI: Days before Koyambedu market, a wholesale hub in Chennai, emerged as a major hotspot leading to a spike of at least 215 new Covid-19 cases, a team of researchers at IIT-Madras had submitted reports to state government officials based on their …
  • Coronavirus | 580 cases take Tamil Nadu past 5,000-mark 07 May 2020 22:12 A day after recording an all-time high of 771 cases of COVID-19, the State reported 580 fresh cases and two more deaths, with Chennai alone accounting for 316 patients. Tamil Nadu’s tally of COVID-19 cases surpassed the 5,000-mark on Thursday, climbing to …
  • 580 cases reported; TASMAC shops reopen 07 May 2020 18:53 People stand in queue at a liquor store in Tamil Nadu. Despite protests from opposition parties and women’s welfare associations to revoke the Tamil Nadu government’s order, TASMAC liquor shops reopened in parts of the state on Thursday after six weeks. As …
  • Out of 580 new TN corona cases, 316 in Chennai 07 May 2020 15:12 (Representative image) CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 580 Covid-19 cases on Thursday, with 316 of them in Chennai, according to a bulletin issued by the control room of the Directorate of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. The total number of cases in …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu records another spike of 771 cases 06 May 2020 23:04 Tamil Nadu recorded 771 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, with three districts — Chennai, Ariyalur and Cuddalore — accounting for 78% of the cases. With this latest spike, the State’s total number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 4,829*. Two more persons …
  • Increased mobility in Tamil Nadu in lockdown 3.0, says IIT study 06 May 2020 19:48 NEW DELHI: Days before Koyambedu market, a wholesale hub in Chennai, emerged as a major hotspot leading to a spike of over 200 new Covid-19 cases, a team of researchers at IIT-Madras had submitted reports to state government officials based on their work …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Panic grips Tamil Nadu after 527 more test positive for coronavirus 05 May 2020 07:22 CHENNAI: The special nodal officer coordinating the battle against Covid-19 in greater Chennai, Dr J Radhakrishnan, urged the people not to get panic in the wake of 'aggressive testing' of people in and around the Koyembedu wholesale market, the …
  • Covid-19: 65-acre Tamil Nadu market is now a super spreader 05 May 2020 05:06 The Koyambedu wholesale market, that attracts people from across Tamil Nadu looking to sell their produce or seeking jobs, has become a super spreader of Covid-19, pushing many districts back into the red zone from the orange zone as infections rise. From …
  • Districts feel the heat from Koyambedu cluster 05 May 2020 01:19 By Express News Service With numerous cases being reported from various districts, the ‘Koyambedu cluster’ has become the latest health challenge for the government. On Monday alone, cases related to the cluster breached the 250 mark in various districts, …
  • Koyambedu: Pandora’s box opened 03 May 2020 02:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The viral explosion that began at the Koyambedu market is sending ripples across districts. District administrations of Ariyalur, Perambalur, Cuddalore, and Villupuram have intensified contact tracing, after it emerged that …
  • 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 …

  • 4,343 cases in a day, TN inching towards 1L-mark 03 Jul 2020 02:33 A doctor takes a swab to test for the Covid-19 disease at primary health center in Chennai Tamil Nadu moved closer to the 1 lakh case milestone with the highest ever daily spike of 4,343 fresh Covid-19 cases on Thursday. The tally reached 98,392. While 41, …
  • Coronavirus | Highest single-day spike in Tamil Nadu with 4,343 cases 03 Jul 2020 00:45 After reporting 3,000-plus COVID-19 cases daily for the past week, Tamil Nadu, for the first time, recorded over 4,000 cases on Thursday. A total of 4,343 persons tested positive for COVID-19, taking the State’s tally to 98,392*. Noting that the State’s …
  • Tamil Nadu may have its highest Kuruvai season paddy yield this year 02 Jul 2020 08:33 Express News Service CHENNAI: The State Agriculture Department is expecting the highest yield of paddy during the current Kuruvai season in delta districts, thanks to the comfortable water storage at Mettur dam and in other water sources. The canal- …
  • 80 TN cops with anger issues taken off duty to undergo behavioral therapy post Sathankulam 30 Jun 2020 14:43 Express News Service TIRUCHY: With the custodial deaths at Sathankulam having dented the image of the police department, Tiruchy range DIG V Balakrishnan has released 80 cops with anger issues from duty and asked them to undergo behavioral therapy for one …
  • Tamil Nadu custodial death impact: 80 cops to be sent for behaviour correction training 30 Jun 2020 12:51 According to a senior police official, DIG Balakrishnan had ordered to prepare a list of officers who had displayed behavioral issues with the general public. (PTI/Representational Image) Amid outrage over the custodial deaths of a father-son duo at …
  • Behavioural therapy for 80 Tamil Nadu cops 30 Jun 2020 10:02 TRICHY: Deputy inspector general of police (DIG) V Balakrishnan on Tuesday removed 80 police personnel in Trichy range from duties involving direct contact with the public following reports about their violent and aggressive behaviour with people. The …
  • 62 Covid deaths push Tamil Nadu toll to 1,141 30 Jun 2020 03:11 Health workers and volunteers from SDPI wearing PPE kits after performing the burial of a person who died due ...Read More CHENNAI: Fresh Covid-19 infections in TN were close to 4,000 for the second day on Monday, which saw 62 deaths pushing the toll to 1, …
  • Central TN records 196 new cases 29 Jun 2020 06:54 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: The central districts recorded 193 COVID-19 positive cases on Sunday. Tiruvarur recorded the highest number with 87 cases, Thanjavur 23, Ariyalur three, Perambalur one, Pudukkottai a single-day high of 36 and Tiruchy 43, …
  • ‘Scaling up testing vital to fight COVID-19’ 28 Jun 2020 15:36 TIRUCHI Though districts in the central region of the State have stepped up testing to prevent spread of COVID 19 pandemic, much more needs to be done, say experts, citing the data of test results released by the Directorate of Public Health and the Health …
  • 207 test positive 28 Jun 2020 15:36 TIRUCHI In a further jump, 207 persons tested positive for COVID 19 infection in the central region on Sunday, as against 160 on Saturday. Tiruvarur saw a major spike in cases with 87 people testing positive while 43 tested positive from Tiruchi, 23 from …
  • 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 …
  • MGMGH adds more beds to tackle surge in +ve cases 26 Jun 2020 07:58 Express News Service TIRUCHY: In just the last three days, Tiruchy has registered more than 150 coronavirus cases, adding to the pressure on Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital (MGMGH). To cope with the increasing cases, the hospital is getting …
  • State’s case tally rises by 2,516; 39 more deaths take toll to 833 24 Jun 2020 08:00 Tamil Nadu recorded 2,000-plus cases of COVID-19 for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday. With 2,516 new infections, the State’s overall case tally climbed to 64,603*, even as the Health Department instructed districts witnessing a spike in cases to …
  • Amenities isolated from this quarantine centre 24 Jun 2020 05:47 Express News Service ARIYALUR: People staying in the isolation facility at the government high school in Thamarikulam alleged facilities were not up to the mark. More than 40 persons who returned from other districts and States have been quarantined in the …
  • More than 50,000 cases booked for violation of prohibitory orders 22 Jun 2020 17:25 The number of cases booked against those found violating the prohibitory orders across Tiruchi Range comprising five districts and in Tiruchi City limits has crossed 50,000 till date ever since the lockdown was clamped in late March. More than 50,000 …
  • Tamil Nadu's Marudaiyaru river vanishes along its course? 21 Jun 2020 20:03 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: The landmark Marudaiyaru river appears to have gone missing in some places. Activists and the public have not been able to find it at certain spots. However, the river is very much around but due to encroachment or weed …
  • PETA India report to SC documents cruelty to Jallikattu bulls in TN 20 Jun 2020 08:59 PETA activists stage a demonstration against Jallikattu in New Delhi, on Oct 26, 2016.IANS (13:55) New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The investigation report on Jallikattu events in Tamil Nadu in January 2020, compiled by the India chapter of People for the …
  • 'Jallikattu continues to claim lives in TN' 19 Jun 2020 06:22 Jallikattu CHENNAI: After widespread protests, jallikattu has been allowed in Tamil Nadu. But animal welfare organisations continue to fight against the cruel practice. On Thursday, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India filed its latest …
  • Pay salary on time during pandemic: College guest lecturers appeal to Tamil Nadu government 19 Jun 2020 05:40 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Guest lecturers of government arts and science colleges have complained they have no sources of income in the lockdown and are seeking government help in the form of salary payments in this period. They said they have not been …
  • 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, …
  • TN: 48 Covid deaths in a day, cases cross 50k-mark 18 Jun 2020 02:45 Representative image CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s Covid-19 cases crossed the 50,000-mark on Wednesday as fresh infections rose again after dipping for the past two days. The official toll touched 576 with 48 deaths recorded. Chennai had 1,276 of the 2,174 fresh …
  • COVID-19: 20,000 samples tested in Tiruchy so far 16 Jun 2020 21:32 Express News Service TIRUCHY: THE VRDL laboratory at KAP Vishwanathan Government Medical College has tested more than 23,000 samples for coronavirus till Tuesday. Of these, over 20,000 are from Tiruchy district and the remaining is from Ariyalur, …
  • 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 …
  • TN: Ariyalur gets mobile Covid-19 testing lab 15 Jun 2020 15:15
  • ‘Freedom fighters’ in police custody over TikTok video 13 Jun 2020 01:56 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Ever imagined living in the colonial era and being part of the freedom struggle? After all, it is not a crime to imagine oneself as a freedom fighter when they are all looked upon as role models. Two youth in …
  • Testing becomes a concern as Covid-19 cases go up in state 13 Jun 2020 00:59 With the number of Covid-19 positive cases on the rise in several districts across the state, testing of samples has become a cause for concern. While health officials say they have ramped up sample collection and testing, data shows testing in some …
  • Southern Railway to run 3 special trains daily 09 Jun 2020 13:05 CHENNAI: Southern Railway will operate three more daily special trains in Tamil Nadu starting June 12. Reservation for the services will begin on June 10. The trains are Trichy-Chengalpet–Trichy intercity special (via Ariyalur, Villupuram and Melmaruvathur …
  • Relief for Chengalpattu, Arakkonam residents as train services to be restored from June 12 09 Jun 2020 12:37 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a huge relief to residents of Chengalpattu and Arakkonam, Southern Railway is introducing three intercity special trains from June 12 connecting the two towns to other parts of the state. Though government bus operations …
  • COVID-19: Tamil Nadu's Jayankondam residents worry inmates breach rules to hang out at tea stalls 09 Jun 2020 08:44 By Express News Service Ariyalur: Residents of Jayankondam near Periyar matriculation school, now a quarantine facility, have complained the inmates come out and outsiders pay visits without any checks being conducted. They also said the inmates often hang …
  • 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. …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 1515 new cases of Covid-19 07 Jun 2020 15:34 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported a whopping 1515 new cases of Coronavirus, setting yet another record spike. The government also released district wise testing data for the firs time. Maximum tests have been done in Chennai with 1,21,950 tests. Ariyalur has …
  • 700 stranded Indians repatriated from Maldives 07 Jun 2020 13:24 The repatriates, included 655 male and 45 females. More than 470 persons suffered job loss due to the lockdown...Read More TUTICORIN: As many as 700 repatriated Indians reached V O Chidambaranar Port Trust in Tuticorin on Sunday as part of operation ‘ …
  • Tiruchy police up vigil on sale of rat poison 06 Jun 2020 19:16 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: As part of the initiative to reduce the number of rat poison-related human deaths, Tiruchy range police have made it mandatory for all approved shops to notify details of buyers of rat poison paste to a special officer for …
  • TN seeks three more special intra-state trains 03 Jun 2020 17:57 CHENNAI: Southern Railway has sought permission from the Railway Board to run three more special trains in Tamil Nadu, as requested by the state government. The proposed special trains include Trichy-Chengalpet-Trichy and Arakkonam- Coimbatore-Arakkonam …
  • Less patronage gives room for personal distancing on trains 02 Jun 2020 11:12 Lower patronage for train services, partially resumed from Monday after over two months, is helping the Southern Railway enforce COVID-19 safeguards on board during the current lockdown. Norms such as personal distancing and wearing of face masks, which …
  • TN: Buses see fewer passengers as services resume 02 Jun 2020 07:22 A TNSTC bus plies in Coimbatore after more than two months MADURAI/TRICHY: The state transport corporations on Monday resumed bus services after 68 days, albeit with low occupancy amid the virus scare. While the crew wore gloves and masks, passengers …
  • TN extends lockdown till June 30, CM opens up public bus transport zone-wise 01 Jun 2020 17:17 The AIADMK government has chosen to pursue a policy of caution and kept most of the general restrictions in operation until June 30 Chennai: In no mood for the central govenment's enthusiasm to unlock the country, the Tamil Nadu government has decided …
  • Not an easy pass for Nagapattinam residents even with lockdown relaxations 01 Jun 2020 00:08 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: People in Nagapattinam cannot take advantage of the lockdown relaxations as they have to obtain e-pass to travel from one part of the district to the other by the shortest route, because a union territory lies in the …
  • Covid curve: So far so good but need to keep guard up 31 May 2020 23:14 With fifth round of lockdown kicking in from Monday, health and administrative officials in western districts of Tamil Nadu are bracing for a possible surge in Covid-19 cases in the region. Western districts were better in terms of containing the spread of …
  • Speeding limestone lorries back to haunt Ariyalur residents 31 May 2020 20:45 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Ariyalur residents complained that they are scared to travel on the Ariyalur-Jayankondam road because of the constant movement of speeding lorries of cement factories to and from limestone quarries. Residents said they suffer …
  • No unlockdown for Tamil Nadu until June 30 31 May 2020 19:44 Chennai: In no mood for the central govenment's enthusiasm to unlock the country, the Tamil Nadu government has decided to extend its Covid-19 containment and control measures until June 30 midnight, chief minister, Edappadi K Palaniswami announced …
  • Limited bus transport to resume in Tamil Nadu, except in Chennai and its neighbouring districts 31 May 2020 15:46 Bus transport services will be resumed in a limited manner from Monday in Tamil Nadu, except in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu districts, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced on Sunday. Public transport services have been …
  • Tamil Nadu government makes e-pass mandatory for inter-zone and inter-state travel 31 May 2020 15:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: All the inter-zone travellers including rail passengers are required to obtain e-pass issued by the State government. “Transportation by car, two-wheeler, bus and train within the zones can be carried out without e-pass. …
  • Containment zones in T.N. down by half 31 May 2020 09:12 As the number of COVID-19 positive cases is concentrated in specific geographical locations, the number of containment zones has come down by half during the past week. Except for Tiruvannamalai, all other districts have reported a decrease in the number …
  • COVID-19: After two months, public transportation to resume in Tamil Nadu from Monday 31 May 2020 05:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Nearly after two months train and bus services to resume across the State from tomorrow barring Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu districts. While the buses last operated on March 24, train service remains …
  • 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 …
  • Palaniswami lays foundation for Noyyal Renovation Project 29 May 2020 01:15 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami laid the foundation for the Noyyal River Rejuvenation Project via video conference on Thursday that aims to benefit 7,000 acres of agricultural lands directly and 11,000 acres …
  • TN CM opens housing projects across the state 28 May 2020 17:23 Edappadi K Palaniswami CHENNAI: Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday inaugurated various housing projects of the Tamil Nadu Housing Board (TNHB) and Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB) across the state. They include a 32-storeyed building …
  • ‘Complete desilting before water release’ 28 May 2020 09:49 THANJAVUR Agriculture Production Commissioner and Principal Secretary, Agriculture, Gagandeep Singh Bedi, has directed the Public Works Department officials to complete the desilting works taken up under the Chief Ministers Special Desilting Scheme before …
  • TN witnesses big spike in Covid-19 cases, crosses 18,000-mark 28 May 2020 07:07 Tamil Nadu’s tally of COVID-19 cases surpassed the 18,000-mark on Wednesday as, in yet another spike, the State reported 817 new cases of the disease. The toll increased to 133 with six more fatalities. The fresh cases took the total number of COVID-19 …
  • Coronavirus | 817 fresh cases take Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 tally to 18,545 28 May 2020 00:54 Tamil Nadu’s tally of COVID-19 cases surpassed the 18,000-mark on Wednesday as, in yet another spike, the State reported 817 new cases of the disease. The toll increased to 133 with six more fatalities. The fresh cases took the total number of COVID-19 …
  • Action against schools if special classes for class 10 are conducted, says Minister 23 May 2020 10:02 School Education Minister K.A. Sengottaiyan has said that action would be taken against schools if they were found conducting special classes for Class 10 students. Addressing media persons in Gobichettipalayam on Saturday, the Minister said that schools …
  • 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 …
  • TN revises discharge policy for Covid-19 21 May 2020 18:22 Tamil Nadu government revised the discharge policy forCOVID-19 patients and has issued comprehensive guidelines for the management of the pandemic. According to the revised policy, patients with mild or very mild symptoms, and those in the pre-symptomatic …
  • 4-yr-old falls off drunk dad’s bike 21 May 2020 01:58 Express News Service ARIYALUR: A joy ride with his father landed four-year-old Anbu Amuthan of Devamangalam in hospital with serious injuries on the face, hands and legs. The boy’s father, Selvam, who had taken him for shopping on a two-wheeler, was drunk …
  • 536 new cases of COVID-19 in T.N. 19 May 2020 04:57 CHENNAI Tamil Nadu added another 536 cases of COVID-19 on Monday, taking its tally to 11,760*. Of the new cases, 46 persons had returned to the State from Maharashtra. Accounting for 364 of the fresh cases, Chennai’s tally of positive cases crossed the 7, …
  • Health officials monitor travellers from 30 cities 19 May 2020 02:37 Express News Service BENGALURU: The Karnataka health department is closely watching people with a travel history to 30 cities in states that account for almost 80 per cent of India’s cases. While people from three states — Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and …
  • COVID-19| Walk the talk, Ramadoss tells officials 18 May 2020 19:21 PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Monday slammed the authorities for making empty statements but failing to effectively control the transmission of COVID-19 in Chennai. In a statement, Dr. Ramadoss said while the number of cases reduced over the last 4 days, …
  • Tamil Nadu, Puducherry: Relaxations in 25 districts, liquor shops to reopen 18 May 2020 16:01 Tamil Nadu reported 536 new COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 11,760. (Express Photo: Srinivas) Tamil Nadu & Puducherry lockdown guidelines: With the extension of the state-wide lockdown until May 31, the Tamil Nadu government has relaxed …
  • Tamil Nadu: Bus services resume in 25 districts; no relaxation for Chennai 18 May 2020 15:05 On Monday the Tamil Nadu government announced that salons which do not fall under the limits of Corporation, Municipality, and Town Panchayat will reopen in the state from Tuesday. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy Sunday announced that the lockdown …
  • Will Centre’s package help revive SIDCO estate in Ariyalur, stop migration? 18 May 2020 05:55 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Residents and activists of Ariyalur district have appealed to the district administration to take measures to bring industry to the hitherto empty State Industries Development Corporation (SIDCO) Industrial Estate using the …
  • Tamil Nadu removes transport curbs in 25 districts 18 May 2020 01:48 File photo of Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami CHENNAI: A few hours before the Centre extended the lockdown till May 31 across the country, chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami extended the lockdown in the state till end of the month with …
  • 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 …
  • Govt plan for COVID-19 containment in urban areas calls for roping in political, religious leaders 17 May 2020 14:37 Image Source : PTI Govt plan for COVID-19 containment in urban areas calls for roping in political, religious leaders With a bulk of COVID-19 cases coming from urban settlements, the government has suggested deploying additional manpower in these areas and …
  • Tamil Nadu government extends lockdown till May 31 with relaxations for 25 districts 17 May 2020 12:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu government has extended the existing lockdown until May 31 this year with additional relaxations. The lockdown in the 12 districts including Chennai, Chennagalpattu and Kancheepuram, where the COVID-19 cases are …
  • Lockdown 4.0 guidelines to be released today. What we know so far 17 May 2020 08:30 Image Source : AP Lockdown 4.0 guidelines to be released today. What we know so far Fresh guidelines for the fourth stint of lockdown will be released by the government today. As per reports, the lockdown will be extended for a period of 2 weeks with …
  • 330 guest workers sent to Bihar from Ariyalur 16 May 2020 14:04
  • It’s survival, we will go back to Koyambedu: Ariyalur returnees 15 May 2020 02:12 Express News Service ARIYALUR: The fear of being rendered jobless is a greater threat than the coronavirus itself for workers who returned to Ariyalur from the Koyambedu market. With no big companies in the district offering well-paying jobs and cement …
  • Corona-hit Ariyalur up in arms against opening of liquor shops 08 May 2020 06:48 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Due to the large number of coronavirus cases in Ariyalur district, people and social activists are demanding the closure of liquor shops till the end of the lockdown. They said if this was not done, the cases would further …
  • No room for self-isolation in many homes in Ariyalur 08 May 2020 02:07 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Persons found to be COVID-19 positive and sent home by the Ariyalur district administration are having a rough time of it in their villages. As their houses do not have enough rooms for them to self-isolate, family members …
  • Koyambedu effect: 188 new cases in Ariyalur in a day 07 May 2020 00:43 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Ariyalur saw a major spike in cases on Thursday, with 188 people testing positive. A vast majority of them are those who returned from Koyambedu and their contacts. Many work as loadmen.  While Koyambedu cluster started …
  • Ariyalur cop tests positive for coronavirus, but quarters not sealed 06 May 2020 09:43 Express News Service ARIYALUR: The public in Ariyalur are worried as the district administration and health officials were yet to set up containment zone in the police quarters where a  32-year-old handler in the dog squad on May 1 tested positive for …
  • Panic in TN's Ariyalur, Perambalur as coronavirus cases spike 05 May 2020 07:58 Express News Service ARIYALUR/PERAMBALUR: Panic gripped residents of Ariyalur and Perambalur as the number of people testing positive for COVID-19 is increasing by the day. Thirty-one persons tested positive in Ariyalur and Perambalur district on …
  • With no money left, rural Ariyalur returns to barter system 27 Apr 2020 02:12 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Given that many have spent most of their money and have very little or no opportunity of finding work, people have found it easier to purchase essential commodities using the barter system in rural parts of Ariyalur. Though …
  • Rural Ariyalur complains of fleecing, wants roll out of mobile veggie units 11 Apr 2020 08:36 Express News Service ARIYALUR: People in rural areas of Ariyalur have complained that they were shelling out more for vegetables. They alleged that the district administration had ignored their needs and that mobile vegetable vehicles were doing the rounds …
  • Elderly man in coronavirus isolation ward commits suicide in Ariyalur General Hospital 10 Apr 2020 20:14 Express News Service ARIYALUR: A 60-year-old man who was in the Corona isolation ward of Ariyalur Government Hospital committed suicide. The deceased Narayanasamy (60) was a native of Arakkattalai near Kadambur in Ariyalur district. He was working as a …
  • Colour-coded curfew passes in Ariyalur 06 Apr 2020 00:36 Express News Service ARIYALUR: In a novel idea to keep a tab on people coming out to buy essential commodities, Ariyalur district administration is distributing colour-coded passes. People with specific colour cards would be allotted specific days to …
  • Tamil Nadu: Female COVID-19 patient in Ariyalur denies making TikTok video with sanitation workers 03 Apr 2020 06:28 Express News Service ARIYALUR: A female coronavirus patient in Ariyalur has denied making a TikTok video with sanitation workers at Ariyalur District Headquarters Government Hospital. She clarified that the workers borrowed her phone for an "emergency …
  • 3 sanitary workers quarantined in Ariyalur GH 28 Mar 2020 17:46
  • 25-year-old woman working at Chennai mall tests positive for COVID-19 in Ariyalur 27 Mar 2020 15:04 By Express News Service ARIYALUR: A 25-year-old woman working at a mall in Chennai has tested positive for COVID-19 at her hometown of Ariyalur. Following this, 14 members of her family were quarantined at home and samples from them will be taken soon. The …
  • Ariyalur resident, who worked in a Chennai mall, tests positive for COVID-19 27 Mar 2020 13:51 A 25-year-old woman tested positive for COVID-19 ,making her the first case of the infection in Ariyalur district. She is under observation at the Ariyalur Government Hospital and is being closely monitored, doctors said. The woman, a native of Ariyalur …
  • Key revenue document in short supply in Tamil Nadu's Ariyalur 21 Feb 2020 07:58 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Since Adangal forms are not available in the village administrative offices in Sendurai union of Ariyalur district, the farmers are forced to buy it for Rs 10 or Rs 20 from the photocopy shops. Adangal forms are necessary for …
  • Pulwama anniversary: Amid tears, Ariyalur villagers pay tributes to their martyred son 15 Feb 2020 01:30 Express News Service ARIYALUR: The four-month-old daughter of CRPF trooper Sivachandran (33), who died in the Pulwama terror attack last year, was christened Sivamathi as per her father’s wishes. Mother Gandhimathi’s heart still pounds lamenting he was not …
  • DMK Ariyalur district secretary’s e-book draws police attention 08 Dec 2019 00:17 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Police Intelligence wing in Ariyalur district reportedly enquired about the e-book written by the DMK district Secretary S Sivasankar. The book titled ‘Thozhar Cholan’ was released for Amazon Kindle four days ago. The book is …
  • TN rain: holiday declared for schools in Ariyalur district 03 Dec 2019 01:58 All schools will remain closed in Ariyalur district on Tuesday due to heavy rain, according to Collector D. Rathna. Most parts of the district received heavy rain for the last one week. More than 75% of the tanks in the district have already reached to …
  • One dead after boat capsizes in Ariyalur, search on for others 13 Sep 2019 02:34 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Fire and rescue personnel conducted search operations for three persons reported missing after the boat in which they were travelling capsized in Ariyalur on Wednesday. Rani (40) of Puthur, T Suyamprakasam (58) of South …
  • Ariyalur: Bus conductor murdered over extra-marital affair 14 May 2019 00:42 Ariyalur: The Ariyalur district police have arrested an auto-rickshaw driver for allegedly murdering a state-owned TNSTC bus conductor who allegedly had an affair with his divorced daughter and to also avenge his daughter’s death take at Vridhachalam in …
  • Dalits come under attack in Ariyalur 18 Apr 2019 20:43 At least 20 houses belonging to Dalits were damaged at Ponparappi, in Ariyalur district, after a clash broke out between members of the community and Vanniyars as polling was under way in the Chidambaram Lok Sabha constituency on Thursday. But for this and …
  • IG relieved of election duty in Ariyalur for firing in the air 01 Apr 2019 03:32 A senior police officer of the Haryana cadre, deputed as the Police Observer for the Chidambaram (Reserved) Parliamentary constituency, caused a flutter when he fired in the air in the early hours of Sunday. Later in the day, the Election Commission …
  • A trip through the fossil-rich grounds of Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu 30 Mar 2019 15:40 At the fork of two roads leading to Sathanur, 62 km from Tiruchi, a rusty signboard stating “Kalmaram Poonga (Fossil Tree Park) points up to the sky. A woman farmer stacking dried cornstalks on her two-wheeler sets us on the right path to the celebrated …
  • Casteist slur: Woman raped at knifepoint in Ariyalur dt 07 Mar 2019 03:25 Chennai: A woman was raped and accosted with a knife by a man after he hurled casteist slurs at her in Ariyalur district. Rani*, 26, was on her way to a ration shop to buy groceries for her family on February 27 when Muthu intercepted her and began arguing …
  • Opposition parties to take out rallies from Mukkombu and Ariyalur for Cauvery Management Board 06 Apr 2018 09:53 Political parties in Tamil Nadu have been holding demonstrations urging the Centre to form the Cauvery Management Board (File Photo of Cauvery water released from a dam) CHENNAI: Close on the heels of a state wide bandh and road and rail blockade, the …
  • Cement trucks leave trail of death in Ariyalur villages 03 Mar 2018 23:24 ARIYALUR: Life is short, the saying goes. Nowhere else does this play out more clearly than in Ariyalur where commercial interests get priority over human lives. The ample presence of limestone in the region resulted in at least seven cement makers, …
  • With rare collection of fossils, Ariyalur museum nearing completion 04 Feb 2018 23:21 CHENNAI: Fossils play a vital role in learning pre-historic archaeology, palaeontology and evolution. With its rich depository of fossils, Ariyalur in Tamil Nadu is a treasure trove and hunting ground for researchers, archaeologists and geologists, besides …
  • Vijay Makkal Iyakkam issues clarification on Ariyalur student row 15 Sep 2017 09:46 For the past few days, news on Vijay Makkal Iyakkam, the fans organisation of Vijay, allegedly cheating a student named Rangeela from Ariyalur is spreading like wildfire. Rangeela had allegedly approached an expelled member of the fans’ association who had …
  • Ariyalur girl gets educational support from Vijay’s fan club 14 Sep 2017 12:33 Vijay recently visited the house of Anitha and met her father. Rangeela, a girl from Ariyalur, has received funds from actor Vijay’s fan clubs known as Vijay’s Makkal Iyakkam,  to pursue higher education. The actor had recently visited the house of Anitha, …
  • Ariyalur Dalit girl represents TN’s NEET angst at SC 18 Aug 2017 02:34 ARIYALUR: When leading advocate Nalini Chidambaram moved the Supreme Court seeking admissions to medical courses only on the basis of NEET score, it was not the State government or the equitable education activists who captured attention from the rival …
  • CB-CID to probe rape, murder of Ariyalur Dalit 11 Apr 2017 00:34 CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has ordered CB-CID probe into the gang rape and murder of a Dalit minor girl in Ariyalur. The sensational gang rape and murder case, involving a local Hindu Munnani functionary, rocked the State in December, 2016. Justice R …
  • Ariyalur: Was 17-year-old Dalit girl gangraped, killed? 06 Feb 2017 06:08 Chennai: Amid allegations from activists that the 17-year-old Dalit girl who was found dead in a well on January 14 in Ariyalur, police officials on Sunday denied the gang rape theory, but added that they are waiting for the forensic reports. Unfortunately …
  • Ariyalur jallikattu leaves over 80 injured as organisers defy administration 27 Jan 2017 09:11 More than 80 people have been injured during a jallikattu that was organised in Ariyalur district of Tamil Nadu on Thursday. Most of the victims were spectators and bystanders, who were present at the Palinganatham village in Ariyalur at the time of the …

  • 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 …
  • DMK triumphs, AIADMK retains power in Tamil Nadu 24 May 2019 09:15 CHENNAI: Putting up a spirited performance in the Assembly by-polls despite its Lok Sabha debacle, the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has won nine of the 22 segments where elections were held in two phases in April and May. The DMK also made electoral inroads …
  • Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam fails to beat NOTA in Tamil Nadu by-polls 23 May 2019 14:56 Kamal Haasan.PR Handout [Representational Image] The 2019 Lok Sabha elections are not in favour of Kamal Haasan's Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM). It is now being reported that none of the above (NOTA) ballot option has received more votes than MNM in the …
  • AIADMK ahead in five Assembly seats, DMK in four 23 May 2019 09:33 Arch-rivals DMK and AIADMK were in a neck-and-neck race in the bypolls to 22 Assembly Seats in Tamil Nadu, with the ruling party ahead in five and the DMK in four segments. The AIADMK was leading in Hosur, Manamadurai, Sathur, Sholinghur and Vilathukulam, …
  • Tamil Nadu assembly results LIVE: Leads of all constituencies indicate close contest 23 May 2019 07:56 Mumbai: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) inches closer to retain the Tamil Nadu state assembly as it leads in 10 constituencies and its rival Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) in 12 seats. The state witnessed by-election in 22 assembly …
  • 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, …
  • The long and the short of quality cotton 17 May 2019 21:12 While India tops the world in cotton production, there is little to celebrate in terms of quality. At a recent conference in Mumbai on developing a comprehensive roadmap to incentivise the production of extra long staple (ELS) cotton, particularly Suvin, …
  • Vedanta gets nod to conduct impact assessment for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 13:03 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Vedanta gets approval for tests for 274 hydrocarbon wells in T.N., Puducherry 13 May 2019 03:01 The Ministry of Environment and Forest (MoEF) has granted the Terms of Reference (ToR) to Vedanta Ltd’s Cairn Oil & Gas, to carry out Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) for drilling a total of 274 offshore and onshore oil and gas exploration wells in …
  • Post poll, most AIADMK cadre will back me: TTV Dhinakaran 05 Apr 2019 06:48 TTV Dhinakaran, the outlying contender to the political legacy of J Jayalalithaa, believes the majority of the AIADMK cadre currently supporting the leadership combine of Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam will shift allegiance after the upcoming …
  • Madras HC dismisses plea for action against MK Stalin for alleged poll code violation 02 Apr 2019 01:29 By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court Monday dismissed as "infructuous" a petition filed by an AIADMK leader seeking action on a complaint lodged against DMK chief M K Stalin for alleged violation of code of conduct. When the petition by former …
  • India: IRCS extending relief to communities affected by Cyclone Gaja 21 Mar 2019 04:32 Indian Red Cross Society is distributing relief materials to the families affected by Cyclone Gaja that hit Tamil Nadu last year on 16th November 2018. The ongoing relief distribution is a continuation of the response initiated by the Tamil Nadu State and …
  • By-elections to 18 Assembly constituencies in TN on April 18 10 Mar 2019 17:47 The Election Commission will hold by-elections only for 18 out of the 21 vacant Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu along with the Lok Sabha elections in Tamil Nadu on April 18, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Satyabrata Sahoo said on Sunday. Addressing a …
  • By-election for 18 Assembly seats in TN on April 18 10 Mar 2019 16:10 Chennai, March 10 (IANS) The Election Commission will hold by-election for 18 Assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu along with the Lok Sabha polls on April 18, leaving out three Assembly seats mired in court cases, it was announced on Sunday. Tamil Nadu …
  • Lok Sabha polls 2019: Myth and reality of vote banks 04 Mar 2019 01:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: Is vote shares in past elections the sole criterion in deciding the strength of an alliance? An analysis of vote shares secured by parties in different elections indicates that vote shares are not a stable stock. Voters’ …
  • Setback to Dinakaran as HC rejects plea for AIADMK name, symbol 28 Feb 2019 14:19 The Delhi high court on Thursday dismissed the pleas of T T V Dinakaran and V K Sasikala challenging the Election Commission's order granting the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam name and two leaves symbol to the faction led by Tamil Nadu Chief …
  • Setback to Dhinakaran-Sasikala faction as HC dismisses plea for AIADMK name, symbol 28 Feb 2019 12:07 NEW DELHI: The Delhi high court on Thursday dismissed the pleas of TTV Dhinakaran and VK Sasikala challenging the Election Commission's order granting the AIADMK name and two leaves symbol to the faction led by Tamil Nadu chief minister E K Palaniswami …
  • Fear (of Centre, of Dinakaran) is the key for AIADMK 23 Feb 2019 07:47 By aligning with the BJP, the AIADMK has yielded its political space in the state to the aunt-nephew duo of Sasikala-Dinakaran, and the parliamentary election to the DMK-Congress combine, says A Ganesh Nadar. IMAGE: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K …
  • Make use of me for betterment of Tamil Nadu, Kamal Haasan tells supporters 21 Feb 2019 15:43 (Twitter/@maiamofficial) Celebrating the first anniversary of the launch of his political party, Makkal Needhi Maiam, actor-turned politician Kamal Haasan appealed the people of Tamil Nadu to ‘make use him for the betterment’ of the state. Addressing …
  • A Homage to Abbaji: Concert 13 Feb 2019 18:27 Music lovers from across the city gathered to attend Ustad Zakir Hussain's concert 'A Homage to Abbaji' at Sion’s Shanmukhananda Hall in Mumbai on February 03, 2019. The event is organised every year to pay tribute to tabla legend Ustad …
  • 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 …
  • Bypoll In Tiruvarur, Vacant Since Karunanidhi's Death, Cancelled 07 Jan 2019 11:49 The Tiruvarur constituency was represented by DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi. New Delhi: Bypolls to Tamil Nadu's Thiruvarur assembly constituency, which has been vacant since the death of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi in August, have been cancelled. The …
  • 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 …