• 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 …
  • 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- …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Natarajan gets liver, kidney from poor donor airlifted from Thanjavur 05 Oct 2017 03:34 CHENNAI: Ousted AIADMK general secretary VK Sasikala’s husband M Natarajan underwent a successful liver and kidney transplant surgery today after a poor 19-year-old boy, who met with an accident and was being treated at Thanjavur government hospital, was …
  • Thanjavur bus accident toll rises to 10 15 Jul 2017 17:13 With the death of three more people, the toll in the accident involving a Tamil Nadu government transport bus and a lorry near Thanjavur, rose to 10, police said on Saturday. The mishap occurred late on Friday night when the bus bound for Kumbakonam …
  • Thanjavur likely to be declared drought hit: Agriculture minister 13 Jul 2017 10:08 TRICHY: Two days before a crop damage assessment report in the delta region is scheduled to be submitted to the Union government, agriculture minister R Duraikannu said Thanjavur district is likely to be declared drought-hit. Duraikannu and food minister R …
  • Thanjavur likely to be declared drought hit:... 13 Jul 2017 09:54 TRICHY: Two days before a crop damage assessment report in the delta region is scheduled to be submitted to the Union government, agriculture minister R Duraikannu said Thanjavur district is likely to be declared drought-hit. Duraikannu and food minister R …
  • Thanjavur likely to be declared drought hit: Agriculture minister 13 Apr 2017 07:29 TRICHY: Two days before a crop damage assessment report in the delta region is scheduled to be submitted to the Union government, agriculture minister R Duraikannu said Thanjavur district is likely to be declared drought-hit. Duraikannu and food minister R …

  • 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 …

  • 96 persons test positive in State 10 Apr 2020 05:56 Tamil Nadu reported 96 more positive cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on Thursday, taking the total number of cases in the State to 834. Health Secretary Beela Rajesh said of the 96 persons, 84 were connected to the “single source event” (Delhi …
  • Over 200 living in boats without food 10 Apr 2020 02:35 By Express News Service NAGERCOIL: Over 200 fishermen from Cuddalore, Puducherry, Nagapattinam, Rameswaram, Assam and Uttar Pradesh and several other areas are staying inside their boats at Erayumanthurai near Thengapattanam fishing harbour without enough …
  • Kazhaikoothadis lose balance of their lives 08 Apr 2020 04:40 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Nomadic tribal street performers - Kazhaikoothadis - are the latest community to join the list of people affected by the lockdown. After folk artistes and Narikuravs, Kazhaikoothadis, who are street performers and rope …
  • Artistes without borders hit hard 08 Apr 2020 02:36 Express News Service Nomadic tribal street performers — Kazhaikoothadis — are the latest community to join the list of people losing livelihoods due to the lockdown. Many Kazhaikoothadis have been stranded in Nagapattinam There are at least 55 families or …
  • Mayiladuthurai district formed 07 Apr 2020 15:24 The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday issued a Government Order formally notifying the formation of the State’s 38th district with Mayiladuthurai as its headquarters. The new district has been created after the bifurcation of Nagapattinam district. A G.O. …
  • Teacher, several othres held for curfew violation in TN 07 Apr 2020 01:15 By Express News Service ERODE/RAMESWARAM/NAGAPATTINAM: A government school headmistress and her associate were booked and arrested for carrying out religious propaganda with a group of people, violating section 144 in Bavani on Sunday. The prayer …
  • Lockdown takes fervour off Palm Sunday celebrations 06 Apr 2020 06:01 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The spirit of Palm Sunday was missing as people could not venture out due to the lockdown. There were no gatherings, no waving of palm fronds and no singing of Hosanna in the Highest  on the streets. “When churches did …
  • Coronavirus | Many women from Tamil Nadu attended Tablighi meet 06 Apr 2020 01:01 Intelligence agencies have issued an alert about a group of women Islamic preachers, including many from Tamil Nadu, belonging to the women’s wing of the Tablighi Jamaat — the Mastooraat Jamaat — who had attended last month’s congregation in Delhi. The …
  • No 'Hosanna' and no waving: A low-key Palm Sunday for Christians across Tamil Nadu 05 Apr 2020 15:18 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM (TAMIL NADU): Thousands of Christians across Nagapattinam, Karaikal and other Tamil Nadu districts did not celebrate Palm Sunday due to curfew and Coronavirus scare. There were no gatherings, no waving of palm branches and …
  • Trichy sees drastic rise with 17 positive coronavirus cases, 50 areas under containment 04 Apr 2020 18:08 Express News Service TIRUCHY: By recording 17 cases Tiruchy district which had none till yesterday, has marked a steep raise in COVID-19 cases on Saturday. With this, Tiruchy and the central districts have a total of 58 corona virus cases.     In  Mahatma …
  • Government school teacher held for hate message 04 Apr 2020 06:41 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A government school teacher was arrested on Friday for spreading a discriminatory message against Thopputhurai village near Vedaranyam, which has a majority Muslim population. K Vijayakumar (36) from Thethakudi village …
  • As number rises, resistance is the big issue 03 Apr 2020 21:49 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM/MADURAI/SALEM/V’PURAM: Nagapattinam entered the list of districts with COVID-19 cases, after five persons here tested positive on Friday. Local police said all the five had attended the Jamaat event in Delhi …
  • 18 Tamil Nadu districts now have designated hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients 03 Apr 2020 10:41 A total of 21 hospitals, including four in Chennai, have been notified as designated hospitals for the treatment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in Tamil Nadu. Each of these hospitals will cover patients from earmarked districts. The Health and …
  • e-Pass facility for emergency 03 Apr 2020 08:51 By Express News Service KARAIKAL: The district administration has launched an e-Pass facility so that people do not have to visit the collectorate seeking permission to travel outside the district. District Collector Arjun Sharma said,   "We are …
  • Who will insure those who ensure food? 03 Apr 2020 03:39 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Farmers and farm labourer representatives have requested the Central and State governments to initiate a special scheme for health insurance for them for coronavirus. Farming and farm works have now resumed in Tamil Nadu’ …
  • MLA Thamimun Ansari condemns Islamophobia and hate politics 02 Apr 2020 06:18 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: MLA M Thamimun Ansari has condemned Islamophobia and hate politics in the wake of the news people who attended a Tablighi Jamaat conference in Delhi tested positive for coronavirus. Ansari condemned the Islamophobia …
  • Cracked beads and snapped strings 02 Apr 2020 00:43 Express News Service MAYILADUTHURAI: The nationwide lockdown has hit hard on the livelihood of narikuravas, who travel from one place to another selling handmade ornaments such as beads, necklace, etc. Free food, education on sanitation and hygiene, …
  • NREGA, farm workers suffer heavy blow due to coronavirus lockdown in Tamil Nadu 30 Mar 2020 00:40 Express News Service THANJAVUR/NAGAPATTINAM: Following the lockdown, farm workers under Mahatma Gandhi Rural employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) in delta region were the worst hit. According to sources, around 40,000 workers were engaged in the works …
  • Coronavirus | Concern over health status of 1,500 who attended conference in Delhi 29 Mar 2020 23:32 Health authorities in Tamil Nadu are worried about the health status of about 1,500 people from Tamil Nadu, who reportedly attended a Thowheed Jamaath conference in Nizamuddin, Delhi. They are equally concerned about the possibility of cases spreading from …
  • Update: Over 15000 people booked in Tamil Nadu for violating lockdown rules 29 Mar 2020 12:45 Chennai: The Tamil Nadu police on Sunday said it has booked 15,610 cases for violations relating to the Section 144 Cr Pc in force in the state as part of the 21-day lockdown to contain spread of coronavirus. According to police, total number of cases for …
  • 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 …
  • Over 1,200 people booked in Tamil Nadu for violating lockdown rules 26 Mar 2020 10:55 Chennai: The Tamil Nadu police has booked over 1,200 people for violations relating to the Section 144 CrPc order in the state, in force to implement an eight-day lockdown ordered by the state government as part of its fight against the spread of …
  • Pesky motorists give police, officials tough time during coronavirus lockdown in Tamil Nadu 26 Mar 2020 04:46 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Revenue and police officials are taking steps to implement lock down in the district. Though roads were relatively empty on Wednesday, one could spot people on two wheelers moving around in the city. Almost all shops …
  • In wake of coronavirus lockdown, Coast Guard intensifies vigil against illegal entry 26 Mar 2020 04:46 Express News Service KARAIKAL: Coast Guard personnel are on a round the clock patrol to secure the maritime borders and prevent unauthorised landing in the wake of lockdown. “Our personnel are making sure that unauthorised vessels like boats from Sri Lanka …
  • Nagapattinam to be bifurcated to create Mayiladuthurai district, says Tamil Nadu Chief Minister 24 Mar 2020 16:04 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Tuesday said Nagapattinam district will be bifurcated and a new district formed with Mayiladuthurai as its headquarters. He made the announcement at the Legislative Assembly on Tuesday. Local residents …
  • Karaikal seals border, all TN vehicles barred 24 Mar 2020 07:06 By Express News Service KARAIKAL: All vehicles from Tamil Nadu will barred from entering Karaikal as Section 144 has been updated to a curfew in the UT. Karaikal Collector Arjun Sharma said, “The intra-town buses could run within Karaikal. Essential …
  • Velankanni church closed for devotees, mass to be streamed live 21 Mar 2020 05:45 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The ‘Our Lady of Good Health of Velankanni’ and affiliated churches in Velankanni were shut on Friday, for the first time in decades. All the pilgrim lodges under the administration of the Shrine Basilica are closed along …
  • Refinery news roundup: Maintenance, run cuts in Asia-Pacific 19 Mar 2020 15:46 Refineries are undergoing or bringing forward scheduled works in the Asia-Pacific region, with some preparing for run cuts on slowing demand. Refiners in Vietnam have been forced to lower their production capacity as they grapple with weakening demand due …
  • NRI seeks action against rumours on his coronavirus test 18 Mar 2020 05:45 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A 35-year-old NRI from Vedaranyam has petitioned the District Collector and demanded legal action against those who spread a rumour he got tested and was found with coronavirus. M Ibrahimsha returned from Saudi Arabia …
  • Tamil Nadu fishers stuck in Iran running out of food; embassy unhelpful 17 Mar 2020 19:06 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Fishers from Nagapattinam and other parts of Tamil Nadu stranded in Iran complain that they are struggling for food as they await repatriation. Iran is one of the countries worst affected by coronavirus. It has been close …
  • Priests in Velankanni church tweak Holy Communion routine 14 Mar 2020 09:42 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The global spread and scare of COVID has forced a change in customs and traditions followed for ages in places of worship. In a significant development, priests of the Shrine Basilica in Velankanni altered the practice …
  • Cops prevented from seizing nets 13 Mar 2020 07:28 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: There was chaos in Nagapattinam fishing harbour on Thursday after a team of officials went to seize purse seine nets from fishers. Officials eventually gave up after several women poured kerosene over themselves and …
  • Government considering bifurcation of Nagapattinam district, says Tamil Nadu Chief Minister 07 Mar 2020 13:32 Chief Minister, Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Saturday said that the government was considering the long-pending demand for the creation of a new district with Mayiladuthurai as its headquarters, by bifurcating Nagapattinam district. Speaking at the …
  • Fishers in Nagapattinam demand subsidy hike for deep-sea vessels 21 Feb 2020 07:58 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Fishers in Nagapattinam have demanded subsidy to be increased on par with three other districts to encourage deep-sea fishing. Thirty-six Nagapattinam fishers, whose trawlers were seized by Sri Lankan navy, have been …
  • Marine Enforcement Wing takes off, Nagapattinam gets two units 21 Feb 2020 07:58 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The Marine Enforcement Wing which was anticipated by the fisheries department, was officially commenced in Chennai on Wednesday. Nagapattinam is getting 14 personnel in two units. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami …
  • Attempt to cast bogus vote foiled, 1 detained in Nagapattinam 28 Dec 2019 00:18 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: One person was detained for allegedly trying to cast bogus vote near Velankanni on Friday. Allegations of bogus voting and vote canvassing triggered commotion in some polling booths in the district. Bogus voting …
  • Christmas special prayers held after 300 years in Nagapattinam’s historic Ziegenbalg house 25 Dec 2019 15:56 After a gap of 300 years, Christmas special prayers were held at the historic house in Tarangambadi in this district, where Bartholomeus Ziegenbalg lived. Tarangambadi remained under Danish rule between 1620 to 1845. Who is Bartholomeus Ziegenbalg? …
  • Rodent menace worries paddy farmers in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam 20 Dec 2019 05:57 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Rat-catchers are in demand as rodents are destroying flowering paddy crops in the south blocks of Nagapattinam. “Rats have attacked acres of crops in our block. We are finding at least a dozen rats per acre or two.  We …
  • Wait for groynes in Nagapattinam hamlet gets longer 14 Dec 2019 05:04 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The sea is continuing to erode the shores of Pattinachery in Nagore. Villagers are alleging seawater continues to enter their homes at night during the ongoing monsoon season, especially at high tide.  "The …
  • Nagapattinam shuts over government medical college demand 12 Dec 2019 13:49 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Normal life took a hit as Nagapattinam and several other villages went into a complete shutdown on Thursday demanding the setup of a government medical college in Orathur near the district.  Over 5000 shops in …
  • Family of Nagapattinam youth missing in Sudan anxiously wait for information 05 Dec 2019 18:53 Anxious family members of a Nagapattinam youth employed at the ceramic factory in Sudanese capital Khartoum where many had died in a LPG tanker blast on Wednesday have pinned their hopes on the Central and State governments for authentic information about …
  • Nagapattinam drug bust: Ganja worth Rs 1.5 crore seized 02 Dec 2019 07:49 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: An attempt to smuggle 700 kilos of ganja worth Rs 1.5 crore into Sri Lanka was thwarted in one of the biggest drug trafficking busts near Nagapattinam on Sunday. Three suspects who posed as 'tourists' were …
  • Monsoon shivers: Creaking wooden bridges across Nagapattinam a concern 29 Nov 2019 07:41 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Wooden bridges in Nagapattinam district have come under the scanner as rainwater surges along waterways going towards the sea. Many of these bridges, which connect villages across the drain rivers and channels and …
  • Marine ooze continues to disrupt fishing in Nagapattinam district 15 Nov 2019 08:36 Fishermen of Pushpavanam and other neighbouring villages, who witnessed a new phenomenon of marine ooze being deposited on their shores under the impact of Cyclone Gaja last year, continue to face problems due to the huge deposits of this marine clay. …
  • Five held in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam for gangraping 14-year-old girl for a month 15 Nov 2019 02:01 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Five persons were arrested on Thursday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl for a month. The assault took place six months ago  and came to light as the girl is pregnant now. According to sources, the …
  • Cyclone Gaja taught us humanity is still alive, say residents of Dalit colony in TN's Nagapattinam 12 Nov 2019 23:21 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Residents of a Dalit colony in Kodiyakkarai shudder while recounting the devastation caused by Cyclone Gaja. Three houses in this coastal hamlet crumbled completely, while several others were damaged. A newly-built hut …
  • Neighbour arrested for raping, killing Class 10 student in Nagapattinam 10 Nov 2019 22:46 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A 30-year-old man was arrested and booked under POCSO Act for raping a Class X girl near Sirkazhi on Saturday evening. The man had assisted the police and villagers in searching the girl. An investigating officer said, “K …
  • Rice Blast disease confirmed in Nagapattinam 05 Nov 2019 04:48 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Experts have confirmed the presence of Rice Blast fungal disease in samba crops in Iluppur and Orkudi villages near Kilvelur. Following complaints from farmers in the last one week, agriculture department officials, along …
  • Terror probe: NIA raids at Coimbatore, Trichy & Nagapattinam 01 Nov 2019 00:12 National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials today carried out searches at the houses of two persons in Coimbatore in connection with a terror probe. According to reports, raids were also conducted in Trichy and near Nagoor in Nagapattinam district. The …
  • TN terror probe: NIA raids house, investigates suspect in Nagapattinam 31 Oct 2019 08:41 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today conducted raids at a house and investigated a person in Nagore near Nagapattinam. The officials visited Nagapattinam district on Thursday and investigated one Mohammed …
  • Four Bengaluru Tourists Drown In Sea In Nagapattinam 29 Oct 2019 12:18 In the second incident, three members of a family drowned in the sea in the same area. Nagapattinam: Four tourists from Bengaluru, who were on a visit to the famous Muslim pilgrim centre of Nagore in Nagapattinam district, drowned in the sea in two …
  • With one hand tied up, Nagapattinam youngster swims 10 km in sea 23 Aug 2019 01:37 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Twenty-year-old S Sabarinathan is an ordinary college student with extraordinary abilities. On Thursday, he swam 10 km in the sea, from Velankanni to Nagapattinam, in an attempt to create a world record. The feat was not …
  • Tamil Nadu: NIA raids 4 places in Chennai, Nagapattinam in Ansarulla terrorist gang case 13 Jul 2019 15:21 Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], July 13 (ANI): The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out four raids in the city and Nagapattinam district of the state here on Saturday in a case pertaining to Ansarulla terrorist gang, which had conspired to wage a …
  • Volunteers chip in to rebuild school in Nagapattinam district 06 Jun 2019 01:51 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A Volunteer group and several contributors led by an engineer from Mayiladuthurai have pooled in Rs 7.7 lakh and constructed a new building for Selvam Government Aided Primary School in Thalaignayiru, which was damaged by …
  • Nagapattinam: TikTok spoof on police lands three in jail 23 May 2019 01:41 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Three youth were arrested for a TikTok prank in front of a police station in Vedaranyam and remanded on Wednesday. The youth made a video of themselves in front of the All Women police station in Vedaranyam, with …
  • Another Pollachi? Nagapattinam driver held for sexually abusing, filming women 16 Mar 2019 14:02 By PTI NAGAPATTINAM: Amid outrage over the Pollachi sexual harassment case, a car driver from Nagapattinam was arrested Saturday on charges of sexually abusing a 22-year-old woman with police saying he might have lured several women after promising to …
  • Nagapattinam: Calf with 7 legs born in freak delivery 03 Feb 2019 21:29 NAGAPATTINAM: In a freak delivery, a cow delivered a genetically unusual calf  with seven legs, two bodies and two tails at Vettaikaraniruppu village near Nagapattinam on Sunday. A large number of people from in and around the village visited the farmer’s …
  • 3 College Girls Drown In The Sea Off Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam 19 Dec 2018 23:04 The bodies are yet to be recovered, police said, adding a case was registered (Representational) Nagapattinam: Three girl students of a private college drowned while taking bath in the sea off Poompuhar coast in the district Wednesday, police said. The …
  • Video: Man in cyclone-hit Nagapattinam threatens TN minister with sickle 08 Dec 2018 06:12 Manian was visiting his hometown in Nagapattinam when he was challenged by a furious mob. Chennai: Social media is abuzz with a video where a man is seen threatening to attack Tamil Nadu Handlooms Minister OS Manian with a sickle at Nagapattinam where the …
  • Hand pumps to tide over shortage of water in Nagapattinam 26 Nov 2018 03:30 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The district administration is installing as many as 2,863 hand pumps in six blocks of Nagapattinam to cater to drinking water needs as work to restore power supply is likely to take some more time. Absence of power …
  • Aftermath of cyclone Gaja: Missing signboards confuse motorists in Nagapattinam 26 Nov 2018 03:30 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Collapsed signboards on highways in cyclone-affected districts have led to confusion among motorists, especially those bringing relief materials from other districts. New to the areas, they find it difficult to determine …
  • Nagapattinam: TN Minister's convoy attacked 19 Nov 2018 06:19 Nov 19, 2018, 10:41 ISTSource: Times NowTN Minister OS Manian's convoy was attacked by angry villagers in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam. Tense moments prevailed when a group of protesters tried to assault Handlooms Minister O.S. Manian. Minister was …
  • Nagapattinam: Residents bear brunt of cyclone Gaja 17 Nov 2018 19:25 [India], Nov 17 (ANI): The aftereffect of cyclone Gaja has unsettled the daily lives of large number of residents of Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district. After the cyclone made a landfall here on Thursday night, the electricity supply was disrupted in …
  • Cyclone Gaja tears into Tamil Nadu delta heartland, Nagapattinam suffers most 17 Nov 2018 03:26 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Cyclone Gaja left a trail of destruction as its made landfall between Nagapattinam and Kodiyakarai in Vedaranyam in the wee hours on Friday. At least seven human casualties were confirmed by the district administration …
  • Picking up threads in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district after dark night of Cyclone Gaja 17 Nov 2018 03:26 Express News Service VEDARANYAM: As the cyclone was playing hide-and-seek on Thursday afternoon, people in Vedaranyam were oscillating between a life of fantasy and reality. Some dismissed the cyclone as a hoax and some as media-created frenzy while some …
  • Cyclone Gaja LIVE updates: Trees uprooted in Nagapattinam as storm makes landfall at TN coast 16 Nov 2018 04:40 The Met department said on at 4 am Friday that the severe cyclonic storm is most likely to weaken into a cyclonic storm in six hours.  It also stated that the cyclone is moving westwards. "Though center of cyclone lies over land, rear sector of eye …
  • Cyclone Gaja strikes Tamil Nadu coast past midnight, makes landfall in Nagapattinam 16 Nov 2018 04:20 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: After hours of anxiety for residents in Nagapattinam district, cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ started making landfall as a severe cyclonic storm at 12.30 am on Friday between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam.  Contrary to initial …
  • Hostility in Andhra Pradesh sends Nagapattinam and Karaikal fishermen to Chennai 16 Nov 2018 04:20 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM/ KARAIKAL: Around 160 fishermen from Nagapattinam and Karaikal who were unable to return to the respective shores after an alleged intense confrontation with Andhra fishermen headed to the fishing harbour in …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Trees uprooted, houses damaged in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam 16 Nov 2018 03:30 [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district on Friday woke up to the sight of uprooted trees and damaged houses due to the overnight rainfall and strong winds caused due to cyclone Gaja. The cyclonic storm crossed Tamil Nadu and …
  • Cyclone Gaja makes landfall near Nagapattinam at 120km/h wind speed 16 Nov 2018 01:37 Cyclone Gaja is very likely to move nearly westwards and weaken gradually into a cyclonic storm during the next six hours, IMD said. Chennai: Cyclone Gaja crossed the Tamil Nadu coast between Nagapattinam and nearby Vedaranniyam early Friday with wind …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Strong winds, rainfall hit Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 21:34 [India], Nov 16 (ANI): Cyclone Gaja has started making landfall in the south of Nagapattinam, with strong winds and rainfall being witnessed in the region. The cyclonic storm will take one hour to fully cross from sea to land, Chennai's Meteorological …
  • Cyclone Gaja set to cross TN coast near Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 17:38 Chennai: The severe cyclonic storm Gaja, which lay centred about 126 km east of Karaikal in Puducherry, is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast near Nagapattinam on Thursday night, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. According to IMD, Gaja is …
  • Cyclone Gaja may make landfall near Nagapattinam 15 Nov 2018 10:08
  • Cyclone 'Gaja' likely to cross Nagapattinam area on Nov 15 12 Nov 2018 16:51 [India], Nov 12 (ANI): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Monday said that the cyclonic storm 'Gaja' is expected to cross the area between Chennai and Nagapattinam during the forenoon of November 15, during which the sea will be …
  • Nod for hydrocarbon extraction project triggers farmers' protest in Nagapattinam 02 Oct 2018 02:23 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: The signing of contracts on Monday between the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and six companies to explore and extract hydrocarbons in the country, including in Tamil Nadu, triggered protests in Nagapattinam. …
  • Tamil Nadu: Two-year-old rescued from 18 feet borewell in Nagapattinam 24 Sep 2018 17:15 Sep 24, 2018, 22:37 ISTSource: Mirror NowA two year old infant, who fell into a borewell in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, was rescued within two and half hours by a team of firefighters. The infant fell into a 18 feet deep borewell while she was playing in …
  • Ramnad, Nagapattinam students shine in NEET after government coaching 08 Jun 2018 03:30 A tentative list prepared of 1,291 students who took up the coaching provided by the government across the State indicated that students from Ramanathapuram, Nagapattinam and Chennai had scored higher marks than students from other districts. In the 2017- …
  • Fishermen off Nagapattinam coast net ancient panchaloha idol 04 Jun 2018 04:18 The idol of Lord Shiva in sitting posture, is about 1-feet tall and appears ancient. Nagapattinam: Two fishermen netted an antique panchaloha idol of Lord Shiva while fishing in Kollidam backwaters, police said today. The fishermen from Kollidam in the …
  • Agrarian crisis takes toll on elderly in Nagapattinam 04 Apr 2018 22:48 NAGAPATTINAM: Sending parents to old age homes is no longer an urban phenomenon. Many senior citizens, especially farmers, in rural areas are now being admitted to such homes across Nagapattinam district.There are about 255 senior citizens residing in the …
  • 180 km Villupuram-Nagapattinam NH to be converted into 4-lane 24 Mar 2018 01:36 CHENNAI:A crucial road link to towns on the East Coast corridor like Puducherry, Cuddalore, Chidambaram, Sirkazhi and Karaikal from Chennai and other parts of the State, is set to get smoother with a 180-km stretch from Villupuram to Nagapattinam via …
  • Tamil Nadu: Carcasses of 23 dolphins washed ashore along Nagapattinam coast 10 Mar 2018 14:24 By: PTI | Nagapattinam | Updated: March 10, 2018 7:07 pm Most of the dead dolphins varied in size and weight and were in a highly decomposed state. (Representational) The carcasses of 23 dolphins were washed ashore in Vedaranyam coast in this district in …
  • Over 1 Lakh hectares submerged in Nagapattinam alone in Tamil Nadu 06 Nov 2017 02:16 NAGAPATTINAM, TIRUVARUR & CUDDALORE: With or without rain, cultivation seems a herculean task, as reports of paddy crop being submerged are piling up in the State. By the end of the first week of showers, around 1,16,188 hectares of paddy has been …
  • Chennai rains LIVE updates: Heavy rains lash Nagapattinam, hundreds of houses inundated 03 Nov 2017 11:43 Heavy rains lashed many parts of coastal Tamil Nadu on Thursday evening which continued till Friday morning leading to water-logging and slow moving traffic. Owing to continuous rains, schools and colleges in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur, Pudukottai …
  • Heavy rains lash Nagapattinam, hundreds of houses inundated 03 Nov 2017 09:23 By: PTI | Nagapattinam | Published:November 3, 2017 1:48 pm People have been evacuated to safety in Tarangambadi and Sirkazhi Taluks in the district where hundreds of houses have been flooded (Representational Image/ ANI) Incessant heavy rains lashed  …
  • Rainfall in Nagapattinam highest in TN, three dead as rain lashes coast 01 Nov 2017 03:39 Image for representational purpose only. CUDDALORE/NAGAPATTINAM: The Northeast monsoon that lashed the State has already created a havoc in the coastal regions of delta belt. In Cuddalore three persons have lost their lives, while in Nagapattinam …
  • Tamil Nadu: 8 drivers, conductors killed as bus depot roof collapses in Nagapattinam [PHOTOS] 20 Oct 2017 20:06 In picture: Rescue operations at the bus depot in Nagapattinam whose roof collapsed in the early hours of Friday, October 20, 2017.Twitter/Vishal Sonara Eight drivers and conductors of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were killed in …
  • TN: 8 dead after ceiling of bus depot rest room collapse in Nagapattinam, CM announces Rs.7.5 lakh compensation 20 Oct 2017 09:51 Nagapattinam/Chennai: A portion of a 65-year-old building belonging to the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation collapsed in Nagapattinam district early this morning, killing eight transport department staffers, police said. The TNSTC crew members …
  • Tamil Nadu: Eight killed in transport building collapse in Nagapattinam, CM announces compensation 20 Oct 2017 08:27 Three people Sustained injuries and were rescued from the debris. (Source: ANI photo) At least eight crew members of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were killed on Friday after a portion of an over six-decade-old building collapsed in Tamil …
  • Nagapattinam building collapse: CM Palaniswami announces compensation 20 Oct 2017 07:39 [India], Oct 20 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami on Friday announced a compensation of Rs. 7.5 lakh for next of kin of the eight transport workers, who lost their lives in Nagapattinam building collapse. Palaniswami also announced a …
  • Tamil Nadu: 8 dead after ceiling of bus depot rest room collapse in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 07:04 Nagapattinam: A portion of an over six-decade-old building of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation’s Porayar branch in the district collapsed this morning killing eight crew members, police said. Three others sustained injuries, they added. The crew …
  • Eight killed as roof collapses at TNSTC workshop in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 05:16 Eight employees of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were crushed to death when the roof of a building at the Porayar depot collapsed early on Friday. The victims were bus crew who were scheduled to operate early morning services, police …
  • Tamil Nadu: Eight killed in transport building collapse in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 05:13 Three people Sustained injuries and were rescued from the debris. (Source: ANI photo) At least eight crew members of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were killed on Friday after a portion of an over six-decade-old building collapsed in Tamil …
  • Tamil Nadu: 8 die as bus depot roof collapses in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 05:09 Eight employees of the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) were killed after roof of a bus depot in Nagapattinam district collapsed. The incident took place at the Porayar branch of the TNSTC around 3.30 am. Three other people injured in the …
  • Tamil Nadu building collapse: 8 killed, 3 others injured in Nagapattinam 20 Oct 2017 04:57 The TNSTC crew members were sleeping in the building, constructed in 1952, when the collapse happened around 3.30am, killing them on the spot. A representational image. Photo: AFP Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu: A portion of an over six- decade-old building of …
  • Special fare train to Nagapattinam and Panvel 22 Aug 2017 16:43 For representational purposes (File | EPS) COIMBATORE: To meet extra rush of passengers, a special fare train to Nagapattinam from here will run on September seven. The train, with 17 coaches, will start from here at 7.30 PM and go via Tirupur, Erode and …
  • Sri Lankan Navy arrests 8 Tamil Nadu fishermen from Nagapattinam 24 Jun 2017 08:24 Nagapattinam: Eight Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested by Sri Lankan Navy for allegedly fishing in the territorial waters of the island nation early on Friday, police said. The fishermen from Nagapattinam were fishing near Paruthithurai, when the Lankan …
  • As Drought Leaves Nagapattinam Barren, Men Leave Villages For Work 31 Mar 2017 20:18 Chennai:  Driving down to Nagapattinam, one of the worst drought-hit districts in Tamil Nadu, miles of barren land is all we can see. As the state faces the worst drought in 140 years, there's a rise in tragic stories - farmer suicides, widowhood, …
  • Day after site ‘switch’, Nagapattinam up in arms against hydrocarbon plan 30 Mar 2017 00:09 People staging a protest against Neduvasal hydrocarbon project. | Express NAGAPATTINAM, PUDUKKOTTAI: A day after Puducherry Chief Minitser V Narayanasamy revealed that the site selected for the proposed hydrocarbon extraction project was in Nagapattinam …
  • Hydrocarbon project site in Nagapattinam, says Puducherry CM 29 Mar 2017 01:23 PUDUCHERRY, NAGAPATTINAM : Fear gripped farmers after Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy claimed that the site approved for hydrocarbon exploration and extraction  project was not located in Karaikal but in Nagapattinam.  Addressing mediapersons …
  • Indian Oil plans Rs 40K-crore mega refinery at Nagapattinam 01 Mar 2017 21:00 State-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) plans to come up with a 15-million-tonne (mt) refinery, with an investment of about Rs 40,000 crore, at Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu. “We are planning to expand the 1-mt plant to 9 mt during the first phase, and will …

  • 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 …
  • Minister denies Stalin’s allegations, says director for CICT will be appointed soon 15 Feb 2019 00:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, K Pandiarajan on Thursday told the State Assembly that a full time Director for the Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) in Chennai will be appointed in a month …
  • 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 …
  • EC to process Cooker symbol for Dhinakaran if Two Leaves case drags for over 4 weeks 07 Feb 2019 14:11 The Supreme Court has directed the Election Commission to begin processing TTV Dhinakaran's application for the Pressure Cooker symbol for elections, should the legal battle for the AIADMK's Two Leaves symbol drag on over four weeks from Thursday. …
  • Nel Jayaraman's seeds of change 05 Feb 2019 04:09 His was a festival with a difference. Every farmer who participated, walked away with seeds of traditional rice varieties, with the promise of returning double the quantity the next year. At the 10th Seed Festival held in May 2016, Nel Jayaraman (‘nel’ is …
  • Alliance with NDA only after weighing in good deeds for Tamil Nadu: Thambidurai 02 Feb 2019 23:20 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha and a senior AIADMK leader, M Thambidurai, who has been criticising the BJP- led government, on Saturday went a step further and said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will take a decision on …
  • Joy of motherhood on road as Coimbatore hospital shuts doors for 22-year-old woman 01 Feb 2019 23:18 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: After being denied admission at a private health centre in Vedapatti, a 22-year-old woman was forced to give birth on the roadside in the early hours of Friday. Though the centre was open, the woman was reportedly turned …
  • Jnana through silence 21 Jan 2019 15:52 Vallalar says jnana is like a fortress that saves us by keeping enemies out. And who are these enemies? They are qualities such as kama and lobha. Lord Siva, in the form of Dakshinamurthy, imparted jnana to the sages Sanaka, Sanatana, Sanandana, and …
  • TN government to procure pulses from farmers at MSP 20 Jan 2019 01:48 Express News Service CHENNAI: With a view to ensuring Minimum Support Price for farmers who have cultivated pulses, procurement of urad dal (black gram) and moong dal (green gram) in various districts will begin on February 1. The date for procurement of …
  • Mamallapuram’s eroding shoreline to be reclaimed 19 Jan 2019 05:36 The eroding shoreline along Mamallapuram may be protected and reclaimed in a few years. A proposal to save the coastline, which remained on paper for five years, has been given a new lease of life. The Water Resources Department has recently submitted a …
  • TTV Dhinakaran case: SC’s order to EC 18 Jan 2019 20:27 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 18, 2019 The Supreme Court has directed Election Commission officials to explain if the AMMK party headed by TTV Dinakaran could be allotted the cooker symbol for the upcoming by-polls. The direction was issued when …
  • Eight Chennai rail routes to be electrified  18 Jan 2019 01:24 Express News Service CHENNAI: Railway infrastructure is all set to get a boost in Tamil Nadu with the Railway Board recently approving electrification of eight sections, running for about 1100 km, across the State for 2019-2020.  The Central Organisation …
  • Cabinet approves revised cost for completing necessary infrastructure of 13 new Central universities 16 Jan 2019 18:51 The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved for incurring an expenditure of Rs 3,639.32 core for the 13 new Central universities for recurring cost and creation of necessary infrastructure for the completion of their …
  • 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 Tiruvarur by-poll 07 Jan 2019 21:45 The much talked about Tiruvarur by-poll, which was slated to be held on January 28, has been rescinded. A decision in this regard was taken by Election Commission of India, based on a report by district election officer. The EC has directed chief electoral …
  • 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 …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 7: Will take steps if there is liquidity shortage: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das 07 Jan 2019 10:36 Breaking News January 7 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • 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 …
  • Battlefield ready at Tiruvarur as HC refuses to stay by-election 05 Jan 2019 18:09 Battlefield ready at Tiruvarur as HC refuses to stay by-election. The Madras High Court has observed that it cannot order a stay on the Thiruvarur by-election which is scheduled to be held on January 28. The High Court was hearing a petition filed by …
  • 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. “ …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 3: 3 dead as trailer runs over people sleeping on footpath in Jamshedpur 03 Jan 2019 10:12 Breaking News January 3 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 3: LS adjourned till 2 pm after Sumitra Mahajan suspends TDP MPs under rule 374A 03 Jan 2019 07:57 Breaking News January 3 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • Rs 1,000 for all ration card-holders for Pongal 02 Jan 2019 21:57 Chennai: The harvest festival will become sweeter with the state government announcing to provide “cash support” of Rs 1,000 per family for celebrating the Pongal festival. This is in addition to the Pongal gift hamper containing raw rice, sugar, raisins, …
  • Breaking News, Latest News Updates of Jan 2 02 Jan 2019 13:52 Image Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming news even when they are  …
  • Breaking News, Updates of Jan 2: Share swap ratio finalised for merger of Vijaya and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda 02 Jan 2019 11:33 Image Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming news even when they are  …
  • Dhinakaran moves SC for 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to AMMK 02 Jan 2019 08:40 [India], Jan 2 (ANI): TTV Dhinakaran has moved the Supreme Court to allot 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to his party Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) for Thiruvarur by-election scheduled to be held on January 28. Senior advocate Abhishek Manu …
  • Tamil Nadu government rolls out Rs 81-crore New Year gift for coconut farmers 02 Jan 2019 07:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Putting the final toll of coconut trees at around 68 lakh when cyclone Gaja hit the coast one-and-half months ago, the State government has rolled out a livelihood package worth Rs 81 crore in the first phase for affected …
  • 30 moments from India in 2018 02 Jan 2019 03:43 From the Aadhaar verdict to #MeToo's arrival in the country to women's entry into the Sabarimala temple, India had a newsworthy 2018. As we step into 2019, some moments from the year gone by. Kindly click on the image below to view the photographs …
  • With Central aid for Gaja in, Tiruvarur gets its byelection date 01 Jan 2019 05:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The  Election Commission of India made a surprise announcement on Monday. By-elections to Tiruvarur Assembly seat, held by late DMK leader M Karunanidhi, will be held on January 28 and counting of votes on January 31. The …
  • 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 …

  • Kazhaikoothadis lose balance of their lives 08 Apr 2020 04:40 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Nomadic tribal street performers - Kazhaikoothadis - are the latest community to join the list of people affected by the lockdown. After folk artistes and Narikuravs, Kazhaikoothadis, who are street performers and rope …
  • Artistes without borders hit hard 08 Apr 2020 02:36 Express News Service Nomadic tribal street performers — Kazhaikoothadis — are the latest community to join the list of people losing livelihoods due to the lockdown. Many Kazhaikoothadis have been stranded in Nagapattinam There are at least 55 families or …
  • Logistics logjam reduces shallot farmers to tears 07 Apr 2020 07:13 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Harvested shallots are left to dry in the fields with no buyers. Farmers complain that drivers charge double for transporting due to lockdown. Perambalur district has topped in shallot cultivation for over a decade. Farmers …
  • Govt school HM among 2 dead in TN; 74 fresh cases 04 Apr 2020 23:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Two persons died of COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Saturday, just a day after Health officials assured that all patients were stable and none were in critical condition, taking the death toll to three. The number of cases shot …
  • Trichy sees drastic rise with 17 positive coronavirus cases, 50 areas under containment 04 Apr 2020 18:08 Express News Service TIRUCHY: By recording 17 cases Tiruchy district which had none till yesterday, has marked a steep raise in COVID-19 cases on Saturday. With this, Tiruchy and the central districts have a total of 58 corona virus cases.     In  Mahatma …
  • 18 Tamil Nadu districts now have designated hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients 03 Apr 2020 10:41 A total of 21 hospitals, including four in Chennai, have been notified as designated hospitals for the treatment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in Tamil Nadu. Each of these hospitals will cover patients from earmarked districts. The Health and …
  • Coronavirus | Concern over health status of 1,500 who attended conference in Delhi 29 Mar 2020 23:32 Health authorities in Tamil Nadu are worried about the health status of about 1,500 people from Tamil Nadu, who reportedly attended a Thowheed Jamaath conference in Nizamuddin, Delhi. They are equally concerned about the possibility of cases spreading from …
  • 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 …
  • Covering houses with neem, mango leaves not the way to ward off coronavirus 27 Mar 2020 04:23 Express News Service PERAMBALUR/ARIYALUR: Confidence speaks loud and clear in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic. When not much awareness was raised in the village, they found their own ways to keep themselves safe and hygienic. Enter Navalur …
  • Officials in the dark as sand mined from river 14 Mar 2020 08:12 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Residents of Thiruvenganur near Thirumanur complained that some people were mining sand from Kollidam under the pretext of collecting savudu sand. The district administration and mineral department had given permission to the …
  • CM commissions Rs 138 crore co-gen power plant 08 Mar 2020 00:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami commissioned power generation by co-generation plant (18 MW) at Perambalur sugar mill at Eraiyur in Perambalur district, through video- conferencing at the Secretariat, on Friday. The …
  • 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. …
  • Number plate helps police crack three murder cases 26 Feb 2020 06:52 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: A double murder case in Siruganur that has been haunting cops since 2018 and another murder that took place in 2017 has been solved, thanks to a road accident. Superintendent of Police Ziaul Haque informed media about the …
  • Life’s lessons give jailbird wings 26 Feb 2020 06:52 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Manikandan is a telling example of how punishments help reform people. Convicted for murder and sentenced to life imprisonment,   the time spent behind bars made Manikandan realise the value of freedom and that changed him. …
  • Jallikattu event held with pomp and gaiety in Kovai 24 Feb 2020 12:36 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: People have, in recent times, flocked to Chettipalayam to take a look at cars tearing across the Kari Motor Speedway. The sound of engines screaming with all their might drowns anything and everything in the vicinity. …
  • Two tamers, including student, killed in two jallikattu events 24 Feb 2020 00:27 A bull tamer was gored to death in a jallikattu event in Coimbatore, while another — a Class XII student — was killed in a separate event in Dindigul on Sunday. In Coimbatore, several people were injured when 800-odd tamers took on more than 1,000 bulls in …
  • Eight injured in jallikattu at Singarayapuram 23 Feb 2020 01:02 By Express News Service ARIYALUR: Eight persons were injured in jallikattu that took place at Singarayapuram village near Jayankondam on Saturday. Chief Whip S Rajendran flagged off the event in the presence of Collector D Ratna. A total of 250 tamers took …
  • TN budget tries to please all, but oppn not ‘satisfied’ 15 Feb 2020 17:40 The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu on Friday presented its last full-fledged budget before the 2021 Assembly election with an outstanding debt of Rs 4,56,660.99 crore constituting 21.83  per cent of GSDP in 2020-21. Presenting the budget for the 10th time …
  • Booster shoot for farm sector, slew of initiatives announced 15 Feb 2020 01:31 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As expected, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Friday announced a slew of initiatives for agriculture sector that would benefit the farming community. Panneerselvam announced that Mission of Sustainable Dry Land …
  • Highlights of Tamil Nadu Budget 2020-21 14 Feb 2020 14:01   Tamil Nadu’s economic growth for 2019-20 is projected to be 7.27%, a fall from 8.17% in 2018-19 due to global and national economic headwinds. Expect stronger growth in 2021 Tamil Nadu’s fiscal deficit is estimated to be 2.84% TN’s revenue deficit likely …
  • ​Analysis | Countering Opposition: The Palaniswami strategy​ 12 Feb 2020 10:52 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, who will be completing three years in office on Saturday next, appears to have taken the wind out of the Opposition’s sails by acceding to demands for abolishing common examination for classes 5 and 8 and …
  • AIADMK, DMK start election works 11 Feb 2020 12:10 Chief Minister and AIADMK joint coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister and party coordinator O Panneerselvam launched district-wise consultations with their party colleagues on Monday. Office-bearers of 14 district units of the ruling …
  • EPS exhorts functionaries to aim for massive win 11 Feb 2020 01:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Monday exhorted party functionaries to aim for a massive win in the rest of the local bodies since it was important for the party to face …
  • Cops keep tabs on POCSO Act offenders; open history sheets 09 Feb 2020 07:11 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Against the backdrop of crime against women and children, the Tiruchy police have opened history sheets for 222 people found guilty under the POCSO Act and are monitoring their activities, said V Balakrishnan, DIG Tiruchy …
  • PM-Kisan beneficiary from Tamil Nadu has tough time trying to correct Aadhaar 05 Feb 2020 05:31 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: The Prime Minister’s scheme of providing Rs 6,000 a year to farmers is out of reach for 71-year-old S Ramasamy, thanks to a mismatch in his Aadhaar details. Ramasamy from Mettangkadu village in Kurumbalur of Perambalur …
  • Will collect 1 crore signatures against CAA, NPR and NRC, says DMK 29 Jan 2020 02:02 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The DMK led alliance parties have set one crore signatures as target for their campaign against the CAA, NPR and NRC. In a letter to cadre, DMK president MK Stalin said, “With an aim to divert attention of people from …
  • BJP Tiruchi unit member murdered 27 Jan 2020 15:20 A 38-year-old Bharatiya Janata Party member was murdered by two persons at the busy Gandhi Market area on Monday morning. The victim F. Vijay Raghu of Pensioners Lane in Varaganeri area, was the party’s Palakkarai zonal vice president. He worked in a cycle …
  • School toilet in bad shape, these Tamil Nadu students forced to defecate in the open 21 Jan 2020 07:27 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: The Nochiyam Panchayat Union Middle School at Nochiyam lacks adequate drinking water and toilet facilities, putting more than 100 students’ lives at risk of disease and other health problems. With no option, teachers and …
  • Aim to generate jobs, EPS panel clears over Rs 6000-crore projects 14 Jan 2020 01:46 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The high powered committee headed by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, constituted for expeditious investment facilitation and single-window clearances for the Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) signed during his recent …
  • Trade do not foresee upward jump in maize price in TN 13 Jan 2020 17:15 Trade sources do not foresee an upward revision in the price of maize during the current season as the market arrivals seem adequate. “Prevalence of favourable climatic conditions coupled with extended monsoon helped bring down the incidence of Fall Army …
  • Nellai Kannan granted bail by Tirunelveli court 10 Jan 2020 17:35 Tirunelveli: Tamil writer, Nellai Kannan was on Friday granted bail by the Tirunelveli District Principal Sessions Court. Judge Nasir Ahmed granted bail to the Tamil writer. He was ordered to sign two times per day at the Melapalai police station. Earlier …
  • DMK cements lead in local body elections 04 Jan 2020 21:19 The DMK on Saturday continued to strengthen its lead in the rural local body elections, winning 243 out of 513 wards in district panchayats and 2,100 out of 5,087 posts in panchayat unions in the 27 districts where the polls were held. Elections for 515 …
  • DMK-led alliance emerges victorious in Tamil Nadu local body polls 04 Jan 2020 13:08 The results have brought to light the people’s faith in DMK, they have taught a lesson to the ruling government, said DMK leader MK Stalin. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partners Saturday established clear leads in the rural body …
  • Delta hands DMK a handsome victory 04 Jan 2020 01:28 Express News Service TIRUCHY: People in the Cauvery delta threw their weight behind the DMK as the party bagged six district panchayats with ample majority.In the delta heart land of Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur and Thanjavur, DMK registered massive victories …
  • 72-year-old man dies after big win in polls 04 Jan 2020 00:00 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: A septuagenarian who won the Panchayat President post from Adhanur Panchayat died on Friday. Manivel (72) contested in autorickshaw symbol and secured 962 votes. He won by a margin of 160 votes. It was said that he was …
  • Orator Nellai Kannan arrested for hate speech against Modi, Amit Shah 02 Jan 2020 18:27 Orator and Congress leader Nellai Kannan was arrested in Perambalur for making controversial remarks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The arrest comes hours after BJP’s senior leaders staged a sit-in protest at Gandhi …
  • Tamil orator Nellai Kannan remanded in judicial custody till January 13 02 Jan 2020 12:49 On Wednesday evening, Kannan was picked by the district police from a guest house in Perambalur. (ANI/Twitter) A Tamil scholar who allegedly made incendiary remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah has been remanded in …
  • Case registered against BJP leader H Raja, party workers over protest at Marina beach 02 Jan 2020 10:34 By ANI CHENNAI: Chennai Police have registered cases against 311 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers, including party's national secretary H Raja, following a protest by them at the Marina beach here on Wednesday. The party workers, including senior …
  • CAA protests: Tamil orator arrested for controversial remarks on PM, Shah 02 Jan 2020 09:51 A file photo of Nellai Kannan Police in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday arrested author-orator Nellai Kannan for his incendiary remarks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, charging him with abetting violence between two communities. …
  • Tamil writer arrested for hate speech against PM Modi, Shah 02 Jan 2020 06:13 The police have booked him on the basis of multiple complaints filed by BJP leaders. Perambalur: Tamil writer, Nellai Kannan arrested in Perambalur on charges of making hate speech against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah during a …
  • Controversial Congress orator arrested in TN 02 Jan 2020 06:09 Chennai:  Tamil Nadu police have arrested the controversial Tamil orator belonging to the Congress, Nellai Kannan, for his provocative speech made at an event last week. The police picked up Nellai Kannan from hotel in Perambalur on Wednesday. The arrest …
  • ‘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, …
  • Tamil writer held over remarks on PM Modi 02 Jan 2020 03:38 02 Jan 2020, 08:53AM ISTSource: ANITamil writer, Nellai Kannan has been arrested in Tamil Nadu's Perambalur on January 01 for giving a "hate speech" against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah during protest against …
  • Tamil orator held for 'provocative' speech against PM Modi, Amit Shah 02 Jan 2020 02:55 By: PTI | Chennai | Updated: January 2, 2020 8:10:23 am The Tamil Nadu BJP condemned the Tamil writer’s speech and multiple complaints were registered seeking the Director General of Police to take a stringent action against the orator.  A Tamil orator, …
  • Nellai Kannan arrested for making controversial remarks on PM, Shah 02 Jan 2020 01:05 By Express News Service TIRUNELVELI: The Perambalur police, on Wednesday, arrested ‘Nellai’ Kannan, who allegedly made controversial remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah. Sources from Tirunelveli police said that Kannan …
  • Pests thrive, but pesticides turn fatal for farmers 30 Dec 2019 00:09 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Farmers have complained every year lives are lost to pesticide poisoning. They said the deaths have gone uncompensated despite the pesticides being prescribed by Agriculture department officials. On December 25, Perambalur …
  • Lack of amenities keeps visitors away from Tamil Nadu's Mayil Ootru waterfalls 29 Dec 2019 20:10 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Though the Mayil Ootru waterfalls attracts a number of tourists, the lack of basic facilities proves to be disappointment. The cool breeze and clouds are what attracts visitors, but due to heavy rain in the hills over the …
  • Two-month-old dies in suicide bid by mother in Tamil Nadu 28 Dec 2019 18:28 By Express News Service PEAMBALUR: A two-month-old baby died in Perambalur in a suicide attempt by her mother.   Police said, Saravanan (35) of MGR Nagar was married to Anbarasi (31) of Ariyalur and both were working as lecturers at a private college in …
  • 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 …
  • Are independents candidates fighting a losing war in Tamil Nadu? 22 Dec 2019 22:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: Independent candidates, who are set to contest in the upcoming local body polls, are at a distinct disadvantage, for they have merely six days to campaign. They were allotted election symbols only on December 19, and have to …
  • 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 …
  • National Weather Forecast: Tuesday, December 17 17 Dec 2019 06:15 The Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, under the India Meteorological Department (IMD), expects parts of South Tamil Nadu to receive heavy rainfall on Thursday (day after tomorrow). The prevailing northerly to north-easterlies had sprung a surprise …
  • 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 …
  • Onions: Peeling the layers off price-rise 14 Dec 2019 20:12 In colloquial Tamil, the term vengayam (onion) is often used as a measure of derision, to indicate that something is inconsequential. If the situation of the last couple of months continues, that connotation will have to be revisited. With prices of onions …
  • Onion prices to come down as 500 MTs to reach TN 11 Dec 2019 22:06 Tamil Nadu Food Minister R Kamaraj has said the State will get 500 metric tonnes of onions from the Central grid and they will be sold at cheap prices at farm fresh stores across TN. Interacting with the media, he said, ”We have asked for 100 metric tonnes …
  • Few takers for processed onion alternatives: CIPHET 11 Dec 2019 08:32 Written by Raakhi Jagga | Ludhiana | Published: December 11, 2019 11:43:53 am Highest per cent of the onion that is coming to the apmc market on Tuesday.  Express Photo by Narandra Waskar  Onion prices have skyrocketed to Rs 150 a kg in retail markets …
  • Tamil Nadu: Ahead of polls, panchayat posts 'sold off' for Rs 65 lakh, Collector orders probe 10 Dec 2019 17:26 In the first phase on December 27, 156 panchayats will go to polls in Tamil Nadu. With rural body elections in Tamil Nadu to be held in less than three weeks, a purported video of villagers “selling off” the president and vice-president posts in their …
  • Onion prices come down in Tamil Nadu after 30 tonnes import from Egypt 10 Dec 2019 09:02 With onion prices skyrocketing, traders from Tiruchi wholesale market, which is one of the largest in Tamil Nadu, have imported 30 tonnes of onion. The import has brought down prices to Rs 100 per kg at the market, which caters to five districts. In other …
  • Onions from Egypt bring down prices at Tiruchy market 10 Dec 2019 00:38 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Onion prices in Tiruchy fell on Monday after the arrival of 50 tonnes of the vegetable from Egypt and from Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. From Rs 160 a kg, the prices dropped to Rs 110-140, depending on the grade. Traders …
  • Soaring onion prices leave consumers in tears in Chennai 06 Dec 2019 09:00 The Indian onion is stronger than the British pound and the American dollar — that’s the latest joke doing the rounds on social media. Another meme has customers paying an auto driver in onions. These jokes and memes are a reflection of people’s anger and …
  • Soaring onion prices raise concerns among vendors, customers in Chennai 06 Dec 2019 04:57 Indian onion is stronger than the Sterling Pound and the American Dollar is a joke that is going viral on social media. Another meme has customers paying an auto driver in onions. These jokes and memes are a reflection of people’s anger and frustration as …
  • Centre proposes centralised recruitment process in State govts 04 Dec 2019 09:17 Express News Service CHENNAI: In what appears to be an attempt to centralise recruitment process for jobs in State governments, the Centre has proposed to set up an agency for conducting Common Eligibility Test (CET) for shortlisting candidates for …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: 21 patients shifted by rescue personnel after water enters Krishnapuram hospital 03 Dec 2019 08:44 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: As many as 21 patients, including a pregnant woman, in Krishnapuram government hospital, were shifted to Perambalur Head Quarters Government Hospital by fire and rescue personnel on Monday after rainwater entered into the …
  • TN rain: holiday declared for schools in nine districts 03 Dec 2019 08:05 Following incessant rains, seven district districts in Tamil Nadu have declared a holiday for schools on Tuesday, October December 3, 2019. The district administrations of Ariyalur, Pudukottai, Perambalur, Cuddalore, Chidambaram, Thoothukudi , Tiruvarur, …
  • 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 …
  • Weather God relents, rains to ease in Chennai 03 Dec 2019 01:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After two days, the city witnessed reduced rainfall while the southern districts will continue to receive heavy to very heavy rains. Heavy rainfall warning has been issued in Kanniyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, …
  • Tamil Nadu flood emergencies: First response rescue team is ready 02 Dec 2019 01:58 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Minister for Revenue and Disaster Management RB Udhayakumar said on Sunday that the first response rescue team of 21,597 trained volunteers, including 9152 women, is kept ready to tackle rain and flood-related emergencies. …
  • Tamil Nadu to get widespread rainfall for two more days 01 Dec 2019 12:47 For the next 48 hours, Tamil Nadu is likely to get widespread rainfall, with extreme heavy rainfall expected in some districts like Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Thiruvallur and Tirunelveli on Monday. N. Puviarasan, Director, Area …
  • 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. …
  • Shallot prices highest in a decade even as supply drops 28 Nov 2019 01:07 Express News Service TIRUCHY: With basal rot disease affecting crops, there has been a drastic drop in the arrival of shallots (sambar onions) to Gandhi Market, resulting in skyrocketing prices in Tiruchy. Shallot prices have reached a whopping Rs 120 a kg …
  • Shallots hit by disease, price may rise 26 Nov 2019 23:32 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: There is more bad news for homemakers, at least for now. Several onion farmers are in distress as shallot (small onion) crops are affected by basal rot disease, which indicates that fresh supplies would take some more time …
  • 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 …
  • Tamil Nadu farmer loses crop as vendor gives wrong chemical 26 Nov 2019 00:30 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: The 65-year-old widow of a farmer saw her entire 1.5 acres of paddy cultivation wiped out as she was allegedly providedwith herbicide instead of insecticide by a private vendor from Perambalur. Officials said they could …
  • I’m a DMK man now, Erode MP tells court 26 Nov 2019 00:30 Erode MP A. Ganesamoorthy has filed a counter-affidavit in the Madras High Court, stating that he had relieved himself from the basic membership of the MDMK and had become a member of the DMK before contesting the Parliamentary election in April, and hence …
  • Gang cheats Tamil Nadu businessmen with threat of demonetisation’s return 25 Nov 2019 07:45 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Police on Sunday arrested a gang that had been cheating people with the threat of a second demonetisation exercise. The modus operandi was to spread the word that the Union government was about to announce another …
  • These school children serve on their plates what they sow: Organic vegetables! 24 Nov 2019 08:03 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Children of Panchayat Union School have their plates filled with the vegetables they cultivated on a 1.5 cent land at Perali village in Perambalur.  They have been engaged in organic cultivation of vegetables like broad …
  • Can the Right to Worship be curtailed? 24 Nov 2019 00:55 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Constitutionally protected right to free worship can be regulated in the event of a law and order situation. However, citizens cannot be exposed to any such ‘dangerous social life’, that may unnecessarily interrupt their …
  • Beyond faith: The contentious issue of temple lands 23 Nov 2019 21:57 There are many rich temples in the State, if you go purely by the vast tracts of land bequeathed to them by devotees at various points in time. Consider this fact: the lands, if put together, constitute 1,934 sq. km (4.87 lakh acres) — that’s larger than …
  • VCK chief Thiruma booked for ‘remarks on Hinduism' 20 Nov 2019 05:36 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: A case was registered against Chidambaram MP and VCK president Thirumavalavan at Perambalur police station on Tuesday based on a complaint by Hindu Munani functionary. The complaint was against his speech at an event in …
  • After four years of marathon effort, local youth liberate Perali lakes 18 Nov 2019 06:09 By Express News Service PERAMBALUR: After 10 years, Perali village now has both its lakes brimming with water - all thanks to the four-year-long efforts by some youngsters of the area to remove the invasive "seemai karuvelam'' trees and …
  • 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 …
  • Post rains, groundwater levels increase across Tamil Nadu 14 Nov 2019 01:05 Express News Service CHENNAI: Thanks to good rain since October, groundwater levels across Tamil Nadu have risen by an average of three metres, officials said. From 17.5 m in May, it has come up to 14.5 m across the State. Officials said this data was put …
  • Police recruitment: Tiruchy youth appears for physical test with forged letter 08 Nov 2019 09:27 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A 23-year-old youth was caught impersonating during the physical endurance test for recruitment of police constables on Thursday. The accused allegedly replaced details of a candidate with his in the call letter. The second …
  • 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 …
  • TN govt to use drones armed with pesticide to combat fall army worm menace 05 Nov 2019 00:47 Express News Service CHENNAI: To combat the infestation of the invasive pest, fall armyworm, the Tamil Nadu government will soon use drones to spray pesticide on the maize farms. For this purpose, experts from Anna University have developed special drones …
  • India: Fall armyworm attack reported in 3 districts 01 Nov 2019 03:41 D Vincent Arockiaraj Trichy: Despite various measures taken by the agriculture department to safeguard maize from invasive fall armyworm, which has been raised in districts including Trichy, Perambalur and Ariyalur, the officials have spotted prevalence of …
  • 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 …

  • Kazhaikoothadis lose balance of their lives 08 Apr 2020 04:40 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Nomadic tribal street performers - Kazhaikoothadis - are the latest community to join the list of people affected by the lockdown. After folk artistes and Narikuravs, Kazhaikoothadis, who are street performers and rope …
  • Police to issue colour-coded passes to restrict movement of people 08 Apr 2020 04:40 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Following in the footsteps of Ariyalur district administration, Tiruchy police are now planning to issue colour-coded slips to residents to reduce the number of people out to buy essentials. On Wednesday, three types of …
  • Artistes without borders hit hard 08 Apr 2020 02:36 Express News Service Nomadic tribal street performers — Kazhaikoothadis — are the latest community to join the list of people losing livelihoods due to the lockdown. Many Kazhaikoothadis have been stranded in Nagapattinam There are at least 55 families or …
  • 13 fresh cases reported in Tiruchy district 07 Apr 2020 01:14 Express News Service TIRUCHY/THANJAVUR: With 13 fresh cases being reported on Monday, the tally of COVID-19 positive cases in Tiruchy district rose to 30. The district administration has ordered to seal areas or villages of patients. With three persons …
  • 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 …
  • 18 Tamil Nadu districts now have designated hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients 03 Apr 2020 10:41 A total of 21 hospitals, including four in Chennai, have been notified as designated hospitals for the treatment of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) patients in Tamil Nadu. Each of these hospitals will cover patients from earmarked districts. The Health and …
  • 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 …
  • COVID-19: Village sets up check posts to curb movement 03 Apr 2020 03:39 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Residents of Pudukkudi in  Ariyalur have erected their own check posts and appointed persons to sit near them to  maintain a register on who enters and leaves the village. Anyone  entering the village has to wash their hands …
  • After two employees test positive, staff of a store at Chennai’s Phoenix Mall put under home quarantine 01 Apr 2020 12:22 After two staff members of a store in Phoenix Mall in Chennai tested positive for coronavirus disease (COVID-19), public health authorities have brought all employees of the store under their direct watch, and have asked them to quarantine themselves at …
  • 42 of 57 positive cases are in Tirunelveli and Namakkal 01 Apr 2020 00:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In the single-largest increase yet, 57 people in Tamil Nadu tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Leading the list was Namakkal with a whopping 24 positive cases. According to officials, all of these people had attended …
  • One more employee at Chennai's Phoenix mall tests positive for COVID-19 31 Mar 2020 11:45 By Express News Service CHENNAI/TIRUVANNAMALAI: One more employee of Chennai's Phoenix mall  tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. The 28-year-old man has been kept in the isolation ward at Tiruvannamalai Government Medical College, according to …
  • Why the wage increase under MGNREGA does not offer any meaningful respite 31 Mar 2020 08:29 Sangaralingam Ramanujam, director of the Jayankondam Collective Farming Producer Company in Tamil Nadu’s Kundaveli Ariyalur District, played a key role in opening bank accounts for people in his village under the Jan Dhan scheme. However, the Mahatma …
  • Tamil Nadu woman tests positive for coronavirus, shares 'feelings' on TikTok 31 Mar 2020 05:14 Express News Service ARIYALUR: A coronavirus patient in Ariyalur Government Hospital shared her feelings with her followers on popular app TikTok by posting sad songs on Monday. On March 26, the 25-year-old woman tested positive for COVID-19 in Ariyalur  …
  • Indian expat in Dubai emerges as unsung hero amid coronavirus lockdown 30 Mar 2020 11:41 By PTI DUBAI: An Indian expat in Dubai has emerged as one of the unsung heroes in the time of coronavirus lockdown in the Gulf nation as everyday he hits the road on his bike to do food deliveries to ensure that people don't step out of their houses …
  • Door-to-door screening in TN localities where people tested positive for COVID-19 30 Mar 2020 09:00 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: The city Corporation on Sunday earmarked a one-kilometre area around the residence of the COVID-19 positive patient in Kumbakonam as containment zone. Works including disinfecting the zone, inspection of residents being …
  • Coronavirus | Concern over health status of 1,500 who attended conference in Delhi 29 Mar 2020 23:32 Health authorities in Tamil Nadu are worried about the health status of about 1,500 people from Tamil Nadu, who reportedly attended a Thowheed Jamaath conference in Nizamuddin, Delhi. They are equally concerned about the possibility of cases spreading from …
  • TikTok video with COVID-19 patient sends sanitation workers to quarantine 29 Mar 2020 01:23 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Three sanitation workers of Ariyalur GH were suspended on Saturday for helping a COVID-19 patient make a TikTok video. The three workers were quarantined for touching the patient’s mobile phone. A native of Ariyalur, the 25- …
  • 3 sanitary workers quarantined in Ariyalur GH 28 Mar 2020 17:46
  • Three hospital staff suspended in TN for helping woman with COVID-19 shoot TikTok video 28 Mar 2020 14:16 By Express News Service ARIYALUR: Three sanitation workers at the Ariyalur Government Hospital were suspended on Saturday for helping a coromavirus patient shoot a TikTok video. The three have been quarantined as they held the woman’s cellphone. The 25- …
  • Kumbakonam man who returned from West Indies tests positive for COVID-19 28 Mar 2020 11:06 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: A 42-year-old man from Kumbakonam who recently returned from the West Indies has tested positive for COVID-19 at the Thanjavur Medical College Hospital. According to sources, the man works as a chef in a shipping company …
  • Nine more test positive for COVID-19; number of cases touches 38 in T.N. 28 Mar 2020 03:15 In its highest single day increase so far, Tamil Nadu recorded nine more positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday. With this, the State has 38 cases of COVID-19. Of the nine, six patients had come in contact with previously positive patients. However, the …
  • Tamil Nadu procures mobile phones for jail inmates, facilitates video calls with families 27 Mar 2020 19:00 In humane gesture, Tamil Nadu procures mobile phones for jail inmates, facilitates video calls with families In a humane gesture, the Tamil Nadu Prison Department has procured a number of mobile phones to facilitate video calls between jail inmates and …
  • 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 …
  • Six new coronavirus positive cases in Tamil Nadu, total goes up to 35 27 Mar 2020 10:49 By IANS CHENNAI: The total number of coronavirus positive cases went up to 35 with six new cases being reported in Tamil Nadu, said National Health Mission- Tamil Nadu. In a tweet on Friday the National Health Mission-Tamil Nadu (NHM-TN) said six new …
  • Covering houses with neem, mango leaves not the way to ward off coronavirus 27 Mar 2020 04:23 Express News Service PERAMBALUR/ARIYALUR: Confidence speaks loud and clear in their fight against the coronavirus pandemic. When not much awareness was raised in the village, they found their own ways to keep themselves safe and hygienic. Enter Navalur …
  • Watermelons withering into lemons as traders stop sending lorries due to coronavirus lockdown 26 Mar 2020 06:55 Express News Service ARIYALUR: All went well until the COVID -19 outbreak. Watermelon cultivating farmers across Ariyalur district suffered huge loss as traders did not procure the product due to the coronavirus lockdown. Farmers in Jayankondam and T.Pazur …
  • Virus keeps crowds away from marriages, rituals conclude early 23 Mar 2020 06:28 Express News Service ARIYALUR: As janata curfew on March 23 fell on an auspicious day, several marriages witnessed sparse crowd, predominantly close relatives of the bride and groom. Also, in many places police appealed to parents of couples-to-be to …
  • ‘Masked’ wedding at Vijayakanth’s house for this Chennai couple 22 Mar 2020 22:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: On Sunday as most people stayed indoors and put their plans on the back burner, some of them decided to go ahead with theirs, albeit indoors. The janata curfew fell on a ‘muhurtham day’ and many weddings were planned. One …
  • Honoring Maruthakasi, the legendary Tamil lyricist, in his centenary year 15 Mar 2020 00:44 Express News Service  TIRUCHY: Kadavul ennum mudhalali kandedutha thozilali.. Vivasayee! So sang comedian-turned-politician Karunas, the MLA for Thiruvadanai, during a recent session of the State Assembly. He was praising Chief Minister Edappadi K …
  • Officials in the dark as sand mined from river 14 Mar 2020 08:12 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Residents of Thiruvenganur near Thirumanur complained that some people were mining sand from Kollidam under the pretext of collecting savudu sand. The district administration and mineral department had given permission to the …
  • Vijay Sethupathi pitches in with aid for paralysed co-actor 12 Mar 2020 14:03 By IANS CHENNAI: Tamil star Vijay Sethupathi paid a visit to actor Logesh who is currently paralysed after a stroke, and offered him monetary aid. Logesh, a veejay and actor, had appeared in a small scene in Vijay Sethupathy's "Naanum Rowdy Dhaan…
  • 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. …
  • Protected Special Agricultural Zone: Experts seek powers to implementing authority 29 Feb 2020 20:12 It was the 1977 Assembly election. Kuthalam, a sleepy rural constituency in undivided Thanjavur district, was witnessing a heightened poll campaign, as were many other parts of the State. But, there was a difference here. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s ( …
  • Harvest lined up on road as DPC fails farmers 27 Feb 2020 08:02 Express News Service ARIYALUR: Farmers in Ariyalur district reaped a bountiful this samba season, but are unable to monetise it due to issues in Direct Procurement Centres (DPC). A total of 34 DPCs has been opened across the district, but a majority of …
  • Man booked under POCSO for impregnating 13-year-old 27 Feb 2020 08:01 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Vallam police have registered a case against a 45-year-old man, who sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl. He was charged under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act. According to police, a woman …
  • Crowdfunding controversy 27 Feb 2020 04:50 Express News Service The teaser of Draupadi garnering 4.7 million views has upped the confidence of director G Mohan, who is thrilled his film has got 300 screens for its Friday release. Mohan credits this to the power of social media, which also helped …
  • Now, Tamil Nadu CM: Resolution against NRC under consideration 26 Feb 2020 22:22 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. (File) The demand to pass a resolution against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Tamil Nadu Assembly is under consideration, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said on Wednesday. Palaniswami’s …
  • Two tamers, including student, killed in two jallikattu events 24 Feb 2020 00:27 A bull tamer was gored to death in a jallikattu event in Coimbatore, while another — a Class XII student — was killed in a separate event in Dindigul on Sunday. In Coimbatore, several people were injured when 800-odd tamers took on more than 1,000 bulls in …
  • Eight injured in jallikattu at Singarayapuram 23 Feb 2020 01:02 By Express News Service ARIYALUR: Eight persons were injured in jallikattu that took place at Singarayapuram village near Jayankondam on Saturday. Chief Whip S Rajendran flagged off the event in the presence of Collector D Ratna. A total of 250 tamers took …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • Tamil Nadu passes law, no fresh nod for oil exploration in Cauvery Delta region 21 Feb 2020 07:06 CHENNAI: Existing oil wells operating in the Cauvery Delta can continue operations but there will be no more fresh allocations as a new law passed in the Tamil Nadu Assembly protects five districts in the Cauvery Delta from natural resource mining that may …
  • 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 …
  • Tamil Nadu brings Bill declaring Cauvery Delta protected 21 Feb 2020 01:24 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. (File) The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday introduced a Bill in Assembly declaring the Cauvery Delta region a Protected Special Agricultural Zone (PSAZ). This comes after Chief Minister Edappadi K …
  • Tamil Nadu Assembly introduces Bill to declare Cauvery delta a protected agricultural zone 20 Feb 2020 09:54 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday introduced a Bill in the Legislative Assembly seeking to declare the Cauvery delta region a Protected Special Agriculture Zone (PSAZ), a policy decision which he had announced recently. However, the Bill …
  • Go easy on quarrels, inspector advises couples 19 Feb 2020 04:29 By Express News Service ARIYALUR: Alarmed by the number of couples landing at their doorsteps, Jayankondam All Women’s police station Inspector C Chandrakala advised husbands and wives to go easy on family disputes and told them to understand each other’s …
  • EPS to Centre: Support declaration of Cauvery delta as agri zone 16 Feb 2020 00:45 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Five days after a delegation of AIADMK MPs led by Fisheries Minister D Jayakumar handed over a letter written by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, to Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, announcing that the Cauvery delta …
  • TN budget tries to please all, but oppn not ‘satisfied’ 15 Feb 2020 17:40 The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu on Friday presented its last full-fledged budget before the 2021 Assembly election with an outstanding debt of Rs 4,56,660.99 crore constituting 21.83  per cent of GSDP in 2020-21. Presenting the budget for the 10th time …
  • Booster shoot for farm sector, slew of initiatives announced 15 Feb 2020 01:31 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As expected, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Friday announced a slew of initiatives for agriculture sector that would benefit the farming community. Panneerselvam announced that Mission of Sustainable Dry Land …
  • 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 …
  • Highlights of Tamil Nadu Budget 2020-21 14 Feb 2020 14:01   Tamil Nadu’s economic growth for 2019-20 is projected to be 7.27%, a fall from 8.17% in 2018-19 due to global and national economic headwinds. Expect stronger growth in 2021 Tamil Nadu’s fiscal deficit is estimated to be 2.84% TN’s revenue deficit likely …
  • ​Analysis | Countering Opposition: The Palaniswami strategy​ 12 Feb 2020 10:52 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami, who will be completing three years in office on Saturday next, appears to have taken the wind out of the Opposition’s sails by acceding to demands for abolishing common examination for classes 5 and 8 and …
  • Cauvery delta districts will be a protected farm zone; no nod for oil projects: TN CM 10 Feb 2020 06:11 Image Source : PTI Cauvery delta districts will be a protected farm zone; no nod for oil projects: TN CM Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Sunday said eight Cauvery delta districts of Tamil Nadu including the rice bowl, Thanjavur, will be categorised as a …
  • Cauvery delta protected zone, no hydrocarbon project: Tamil Nadu 09 Feb 2020 22:56 Edappadi K Palaniswami. (File) Under pressure from protesting farmers and after the AIADMK’s poor performance in the December 2019 local body elections, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday declared the Cauvery delta region as a …
  • Cauvery delta to be declared a protected agriculture zone 09 Feb 2020 21:01 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Sunday announced that the Cauvery delta region would be declared a Protected Special Agriculture Zone as a step towards ensuring food security of the State. The announcement was widely hailed by political parties …
  • Cauvery delta to be ‘protected agricultural zone’: TN CM 09 Feb 2020 14:33 Chennai, Feb 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Sunday said the Cauvery delta region will be declared as a ‘protected agricultural zone’. The announcement has been welcomed by several political parties. Laying the foundation for the …
  • Cops keep tabs on POCSO Act offenders; open history sheets 09 Feb 2020 07:11 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Against the backdrop of crime against women and children, the Tiruchy police have opened history sheets for 222 people found guilty under the POCSO Act and are monitoring their activities, said V Balakrishnan, DIG Tiruchy …
  • ‘NEET drove students to China, exposed them to coronavirus’ 04 Feb 2020 04:49 By Express News Service ARIYALUR: Dravidar Kazhagam president K Veeramani on Monday reiterated his demand to scrap NEET saying the exam forced many students from Tamil Nadu to study medicine in China, which has exposed several students to Coronavirus. He …
  • Centre approves 2 more medical colleges for Tamil Nadu, CM thanks PM 29 Jan 2020 08:32 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 29, 2020 The Union government has sanctioned two more medical colleges to Tamil Nadu in Ariyalur and Kallakurichi districts, taking the number of new medical colleges to the State within a year to 11. The number of …
  • Centre gives approval for two more medical colleges, CM EPS thanks PM Modi 29 Jan 2020 02:01 By Express News Service Chennai:  The number of government medical colleges in the State increased from 24 to 35 with the Union Health Ministry approving two more medical colleges. Chief  Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday thanked Prime Minister …
  • No plans to link govt hospitals with private players in TN, says Vijayabaskar 25 Jan 2020 01:39 By Express News Service CHENNAI: There is no chance of linking of government hospitals in districts with new or existing private medical colleges, said Health Minister C Vijayabaskar on Friday. Speaking after launching the Institute of Spine Surgery, …
  • Trade do not foresee upward jump in maize price in TN 13 Jan 2020 17:15 Trade sources do not foresee an upward revision in the price of maize during the current season as the market arrivals seem adequate. “Prevalence of favourable climatic conditions coupled with extended monsoon helped bring down the incidence of Fall Army …
  • TN plans to seek permission from Centre for 4 more medical colleges 09 Jan 2020 08:41 The Tamil Nadu government, which recently received permission from the Union government for setting up nine new medical colleges, is now planning to seek approval for four more such facilities. Speaking at the Assembly on Wednesday, Health Minister C …
  • Rebels turned independents set to play kingmakers in nine unions 07 Jan 2020 06:05 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Independent candidates hold the aces in as many as nine panchayat unions across Ariyalur, Tiruchy and Pudukkottai, as the DMK and AIADMK are unable to claim the chairperson posts unanimously despite either one of them being …
  • Centre’s panel gives nod for four new govt medical colleges in Tamil Nadu 05 Jan 2020 22:25 Express News Service CHENNAI: Union health ministry’s technical evaluation committee (TEC) has given its nod for four new government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu, at its meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. The new colleges at Ariyalur, Cuddalore, …
  • DMK cements lead in local body elections 04 Jan 2020 21:19 The DMK on Saturday continued to strengthen its lead in the rural local body elections, winning 243 out of 513 wards in district panchayats and 2,100 out of 5,087 posts in panchayat unions in the 27 districts where the polls were held. Elections for 515 …
  • DMK-led alliance emerges victorious in Tamil Nadu local body polls 04 Jan 2020 13:08 The results have brought to light the people’s faith in DMK, they have taught a lesson to the ruling government, said DMK leader MK Stalin. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partners Saturday established clear leads in the rural body …
  • Tamil Nadu local body election results: PMK cadre shocked by loss in bastion 04 Jan 2020 05:29 Express News Service TIRUCHY: The results have come as a huge disappointment for the rank and file of Paataali Makkal Katchi (PMK) as the party performance was way below their expectations. Several office bearers expressed shock that the party, which …
  • Delta hands DMK a handsome victory 04 Jan 2020 01:28 Express News Service TIRUCHY: People in the Cauvery delta threw their weight behind the DMK as the party bagged six district panchayats with ample majority.In the delta heart land of Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur and Thanjavur, DMK registered massive victories …
  • Tamil Nadu local body elections: Voting for second phase gets underway 30 Dec 2019 13:39 Polling in the second and final phase of the rural local body polls in Tamil Nadu began on Monday at 7 a.m. A total of 158 Panchayat Unions are going to on Monday and security has been beefed up in those polling localities. About 1.28 crore voters are …
  • Two dead, eight hurt as car rams into lorry 30 Dec 2019 00:09 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Two perons died and eight others were injured when a car rammed into a lorry near Musiri in the wee hours of Sunday. A family of eight was travelling from Chennai to Coimbatore to take part in a pooja by Ayyappa devotees, …
  • Two-month-old dies in suicide bid by mother in Tamil Nadu 28 Dec 2019 18:28 By Express News Service PEAMBALUR: A two-month-old baby died in Perambalur in a suicide attempt by her mother.   Police said, Saravanan (35) of MGR Nagar was married to Anbarasi (31) of Ariyalur and both were working as lecturers at a private college in …
  • Ramco Cements’ unit rated 5-star 26 Dec 2019 16:37 Ramco Cements’ Ariyalur factory in Tamil Nadu has secured 5-Star rating for excellence in environment, health and safety (EHS) practices from CII Southern Region. The leading cement maker was presented a Certificate of Excellence during the 12th edition of …
  • TN local body elections candidate tells voters to flog if he failed to keep word 24 Dec 2019 10:02 By Express News Service ARIYALUR: A candidate for local body elections in Keezhakaavatan Kurichi near Ariyalur took onlookers by surprise as he campaigned with a whip. He told voters that should he win and became corrupt, they could flog him with the whip. …
  • Southern railways will complete electrification in 2020 says General Manager John Thomas 21 Dec 2019 04:47 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Southern  Railway (SR) General Manager John Thomas along with other senior officials on Friday inspected in the Tiruchy division, including Vriddhachalam,  Ariyalur, Srirangam and Tiruchy. The team inspected the bridge on …
  • Citizenship law: Day of competing demonstrations across State 20 Dec 2019 23:15 Protests and demonstrations continued in many parts of the State against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) on Friday, predominantly organised by Muslim organisations. In contrast, the counter demonstrations in support of the new legislation by the BJP …
  • 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 …
  • National Weather Forecast: Monday, December 16 16 Dec 2019 04:19 Cloudy to partly cloudy conditions are being forecast for Chennai for today (Monday) with light rain probable in some areas of the city. Similar conditions are likely over Puducherry and the major cities of Salem, Coimbatore, Tiruchirappalli, Madurai and …
  • 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, …
  • Tamil Nadu: Ahead of polls, panchayat posts 'sold off' for Rs 65 lakh, Collector orders probe 10 Dec 2019 17:26 In the first phase on December 27, 156 panchayats will go to polls in Tamil Nadu. With rural body elections in Tamil Nadu to be held in less than three weeks, a purported video of villagers “selling off” the president and vice-president posts in their …
  • Dentist posts to be created in Tamil Nadu government hospitals at the sub-district level, says Health Minsiter 10 Dec 2019 11:15 Dentists will be appointed at the sub-district level in taluk and non-taluk government hospitals, said Tamil Nadu Minister for Health and Family Welfare C. Vijayabaskar on Tuesday. Addressing the inauguration of the third global conclave of Academy of …
  • 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 nine districts 03 Dec 2019 08:05 Following incessant rains, seven district districts in Tamil Nadu have declared a holiday for schools on Tuesday, October December 3, 2019. The district administrations of Ariyalur, Pudukottai, Perambalur, Cuddalore, Chidambaram, Thoothukudi , Tiruvarur, …
  • 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 …

  • 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 …
  • Minister denies Stalin’s allegations, says director for CICT will be appointed soon 15 Feb 2019 00:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture, K Pandiarajan on Thursday told the State Assembly that a full time Director for the Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) in Chennai will be appointed in a month …
  • 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 …
  • EC to process Cooker symbol for Dhinakaran if Two Leaves case drags for over 4 weeks 07 Feb 2019 14:11 The Supreme Court has directed the Election Commission to begin processing TTV Dhinakaran's application for the Pressure Cooker symbol for elections, should the legal battle for the AIADMK's Two Leaves symbol drag on over four weeks from Thursday. …
  • Nel Jayaraman's seeds of change 05 Feb 2019 04:09 His was a festival with a difference. Every farmer who participated, walked away with seeds of traditional rice varieties, with the promise of returning double the quantity the next year. At the 10th Seed Festival held in May 2016, Nel Jayaraman (‘nel’ is …
  • Alliance with NDA only after weighing in good deeds for Tamil Nadu: Thambidurai 02 Feb 2019 23:20 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha and a senior AIADMK leader, M Thambidurai, who has been criticising the BJP- led government, on Saturday went a step further and said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will take a decision on …
  • Joy of motherhood on road as Coimbatore hospital shuts doors for 22-year-old woman 01 Feb 2019 23:18 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: After being denied admission at a private health centre in Vedapatti, a 22-year-old woman was forced to give birth on the roadside in the early hours of Friday. Though the centre was open, the woman was reportedly turned …
  • Jnana through silence 21 Jan 2019 15:52 Vallalar says jnana is like a fortress that saves us by keeping enemies out. And who are these enemies? They are qualities such as kama and lobha. Lord Siva, in the form of Dakshinamurthy, imparted jnana to the sages Sanaka, Sanatana, Sanandana, and …
  • TN government to procure pulses from farmers at MSP 20 Jan 2019 01:48 Express News Service CHENNAI: With a view to ensuring Minimum Support Price for farmers who have cultivated pulses, procurement of urad dal (black gram) and moong dal (green gram) in various districts will begin on February 1. The date for procurement of …
  • Mamallapuram’s eroding shoreline to be reclaimed 19 Jan 2019 05:36 The eroding shoreline along Mamallapuram may be protected and reclaimed in a few years. A proposal to save the coastline, which remained on paper for five years, has been given a new lease of life. The Water Resources Department has recently submitted a …
  • TTV Dhinakaran case: SC’s order to EC 18 Jan 2019 20:27 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 18, 2019 The Supreme Court has directed Election Commission officials to explain if the AMMK party headed by TTV Dinakaran could be allotted the cooker symbol for the upcoming by-polls. The direction was issued when …
  • Eight Chennai rail routes to be electrified  18 Jan 2019 01:24 Express News Service CHENNAI: Railway infrastructure is all set to get a boost in Tamil Nadu with the Railway Board recently approving electrification of eight sections, running for about 1100 km, across the State for 2019-2020.  The Central Organisation …
  • Cabinet approves revised cost for completing necessary infrastructure of 13 new Central universities 16 Jan 2019 18:51 The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved for incurring an expenditure of Rs 3,639.32 core for the 13 new Central universities for recurring cost and creation of necessary infrastructure for the completion of their …
  • 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 Tiruvarur by-poll 07 Jan 2019 21:45 The much talked about Tiruvarur by-poll, which was slated to be held on January 28, has been rescinded. A decision in this regard was taken by Election Commission of India, based on a report by district election officer. The EC has directed chief electoral …
  • 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 …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 7: Will take steps if there is liquidity shortage: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das 07 Jan 2019 10:36 Breaking News January 7 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • 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 …
  • Battlefield ready at Tiruvarur as HC refuses to stay by-election 05 Jan 2019 18:09 Battlefield ready at Tiruvarur as HC refuses to stay by-election. The Madras High Court has observed that it cannot order a stay on the Thiruvarur by-election which is scheduled to be held on January 28. The High Court was hearing a petition filed by …
  • 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. “ …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 3: 3 dead as trailer runs over people sleeping on footpath in Jamshedpur 03 Jan 2019 10:12 Breaking News January 3 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • Live Breaking News Jan 3: LS adjourned till 2 pm after Sumitra Mahajan suspends TDP MPs under rule 374A 03 Jan 2019 07:57 Breaking News January 3 Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savy people have a habit of consuming news even …
  • Rs 1,000 for all ration card-holders for Pongal 02 Jan 2019 21:57 Chennai: The harvest festival will become sweeter with the state government announcing to provide “cash support” of Rs 1,000 per family for celebrating the Pongal festival. This is in addition to the Pongal gift hamper containing raw rice, sugar, raisins, …
  • Breaking News, Latest News Updates of Jan 2 02 Jan 2019 13:52 Image Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming news even when they are  …
  • Breaking News, Updates of Jan 2: Share swap ratio finalised for merger of Vijaya and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda 02 Jan 2019 11:33 Image Daily dose of news plays very important role in our daily life. For some people, the morning is incomplete without knowing about what's happening across the world. Some digital-savvy people have a habit of consuming news even when they are  …
  • Dhinakaran moves SC for 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to AMMK 02 Jan 2019 08:40 [India], Jan 2 (ANI): TTV Dhinakaran has moved the Supreme Court to allot 'Pressure Cooker' symbol to his party Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) for Thiruvarur by-election scheduled to be held on January 28. Senior advocate Abhishek Manu …
  • Tamil Nadu government rolls out Rs 81-crore New Year gift for coconut farmers 02 Jan 2019 07:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Putting the final toll of coconut trees at around 68 lakh when cyclone Gaja hit the coast one-and-half months ago, the State government has rolled out a livelihood package worth Rs 81 crore in the first phase for affected …
  • 30 moments from India in 2018 02 Jan 2019 03:43 From the Aadhaar verdict to #MeToo's arrival in the country to women's entry into the Sabarimala temple, India had a newsworthy 2018. As we step into 2019, some moments from the year gone by. Kindly click on the image below to view the photographs …
  • With Central aid for Gaja in, Tiruvarur gets its byelection date 01 Jan 2019 05:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The  Election Commission of India made a surprise announcement on Monday. By-elections to Tiruvarur Assembly seat, held by late DMK leader M Karunanidhi, will be held on January 28 and counting of votes on January 31. The …
  • 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 …