• Youth mows down man in Madurai on eve of his wedding, arrested 12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service MADURAI: A 24-year-old youth was arrested on the day of his wedding for allegedly mowing down a 43-year-old man. The incident took place on Wednesday when M Jeyakanth (24), a resident of Melamadai in Madurai, was driving without …
  • Madurai Meenakshi temple named second-best ‘Swachh Iconic Place’ 11 Sep 2019 01:22 The famed Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple in Madurai has been adjudged the second-best ‘Swachh Iconic Place’ (clean place) in India. Madurai Corporation Commissioner S. Visakan received the award from the Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat …
  • Four diphtheria patients reported in Madurai, 16 cases suspected 08 Sep 2019 02:00 Express News Service MADURAI: Four patients tested positive for diphtheria in Madurai district between June and September, said highly-placed sources in the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Besides, 16 people, including 11 children, …
  • Facial recognition app used by Madurai Police left data of individuals unsecured 06 Sep 2019 15:05 MUMBAI: Names and photographs of thousands of ‘suspected criminals’ were exposed to the public over the internet in a major privacy breach of a facial recognition app used by the Tamil Nadu police at its Madurai city branch. The leak was detected and …
  • Fans throng Suriya’s shooting venue in Madurai 05 Sep 2019 20:24 Suriya is shooting in Madurai after a long gap, (the earlier one was Bala’s Pithamagan) for his upcoming flick Soorarai Pottru in Sudha Kongara’s direction. Hundreds of the actor's fans from in and around the city thronged the shooting venue every day …
  • Madurai, a city of tanks, reels under water stress 02 Sep 2019 06:28 It is an irony that in the city of waterbodies people suffer from water stress. Madurai, famous as city of temples and city of festivals, once had tanks dotted all over its face. Two rivers - the Vaigai and the Kiruthumal - augmented the storage of these …
  • CBI raids govt offices in Chennai and Madurai 31 Aug 2019 03:07 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The CBI on Friday carried out joint surprise checks (JSCs) along with the Vigilance department, on government offices across the country, including those in Chennai and Madurai, to weed out corruption. A CBI spokesman said …
  • Untitled Arjun Ashokan project begins at Madurai 30 Aug 2019 03:42 By Express News Service We had recently reported that Arjun Ashokan will be starring in the directorial debut of Dileep’s brother Anoop Kumar. Filming for the as-yet-untitled project has started at Madhurai. Dileep is producing the film under the banner of …
  • Madurai girl bags educational tour to NASA 29 Aug 2019 04:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: At an event held at GRT Grand Convention Centre on Tuesday, Madurai-based J Dhaanya Thasnem was declared as one among three students to go on an educational tour to National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and …
  • ACP posted in Madurai gets suspended just before retirement 29 Aug 2019 04:36 By Express News Service MADURAI: Tamil Nadu Director General of Police (DGP) JK Tripathy passed an order on Wednesday suspending an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) attached with city Armed Reserve (AR) police for helping an “unfit” candidate pass a …
  • How Madurai cops chained police aspirant-cum-chain snatcher 28 Aug 2019 00:45 Express News Service MADURAI: Sometime last week, the city police zeroed in on a suspected chain snatcher. But, their initial efforts to question him were in vain as the 22-year-old youth was not at his house when the policemen went there. Later, they …
  • For this Madurai woman, a public toilet for a house? 21 Aug 2019 23:31 A public toilet’s door, reading aan (men) on the right side and penn (women) on the left, in Anuppanadi, is shut from the outside. A. Karuppayi, the caretaker of the Corporation-run facility, hobbles to open the door after a long walk from the nearest bus …
  • IndiGo launches flights to Belgaum, adds more flights between Bengaluru and Madurai 21 Aug 2019 14:37 Further strengthening its connectivity out of Bengaluru, these new routes will be serviced by an ATR-18 aircraft. Kolkata: Strengthening its connectivity within South India, IndiGo, India’s leading airline, on Wednesday added Belgaum to its network. With …
  • ‘Peddling’ out of weed business in Madurai 20 Aug 2019 23:25 By Express News Service MADURAI: They may look cold and aloof at times; but with their khaki uniforms off, they are just like you and me, they feel pain, show sympathy, and yes, they do go that extra mile to touch someone’s life. Here, the ‘someone’ is a …
  • Nagercoil Mumbai Express trains cancelled - Madurai News s of India 18 Aug 2019 01:46
  • This Corporation school in Madurai now has smart classrooms, thanks to alumnus Shiv Nadar 09 Aug 2019 11:55 The renovation is nearing completion and the 650 students and 40 teachers of Elango Corporation School can’t wait to celebrate. In place of the 82-year-old building now stand modern structures to provide a robust learning environment to students. It has …
  • Madurai govt hospital generates Rs 10 lakh water bill for May 06 Aug 2019 02:28 Express News Service MADURAI: Tapping fresher resources to augment its shrinking revenue, the city Corporation recently sent a missive to the authorities of the Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH), directing them to pay Rs 9.77 lakh ‘water charges’ for the …
  • Protests At Meenakshi Amman Temple Over Missing Statue In Madurai 04 Aug 2019 13:04 The statue is of Maruthu Pandiyar and has been reported missing. Madurai: The activists of Maruthu Thiruvar Makkal Kazgham on Sunday staged a protest outside the Meenakshi Amman Temple over a missing statue in the temple in Madurai in Tamil Nadu. The …
  • Chicken dish named after Brahmin community lands Madurai restaurant in trouble 03 Aug 2019 14:41 A restaurant, Hotel Milagu, on North Masi Street in Madurai found itself in the middle of a controversy over a poster on Thursday. The poster advertising ‘Kumbakonam Iyer Chicken’ was pasted prominently at the eatery. As it was offensive in taste, members …
  • Madurai hotel names chicken dish after Brahmin community, apologises later 03 Aug 2019 12:54 Madurai hotel names chicken dish after Brahmin community A restaurant in Madurai had a dish named on their menu after the Brahmin community, for which they had to later tender an apology. Hotel Milagu named its chicken dish - Kumbakonam Iyer Chicken. This …
  • KB Arun Karthik stars in Madurai win 03 Aug 2019 04:10 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Opener  KB Arun Karthik slammed the first ton of the season as Madurai Panthers upstaged Kovai Kings by 23 runs in their TNPL match in Dindigul on Friday. It was the third win for Madurai. Kovai have won two from five games …
  • Madurai Hotel Apologises For Naming Chicken Dish After Brahmin Community 02 Aug 2019 14:34 Madurai restaurant apologised for naming chicken dish after a Brahmin community. (Representational) Madurai: A Madurai restaurant has apologised for naming a chicken dish after a Brahmin community after they raised a strong objection over it. Hotel Milagu …
  • Madurai Panthers edge past Ruby Trichy Warriors in  Super Over 01 Aug 2019 03:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI :Thrilling  end. Tie. Super Over. Wednesday’s TNPL match had it all. In the end, Madurai Panthers had the last laugh. Despite having to end their Super Over after just four deliveries for losing two wickets, the 12 runs they …
  • Madurai Panthers vs VB Kanchi Veerans live: Watch TNPL 2019 live on Hotstar and Star Sports 29 Jul 2019 07:08 Madurai Panthers vs VB Kanchi Veerans live: Full details on when and where to watch the TNPL 2019 live on Hotstar and Star Sports. Live Madurai Panthers vs VB Kanchi Veerans TNPL match Live Madurai Panthers vs VB Kanchi Veerans TNPL match: Both the teams …
  • Live Cricket Streaming Dindigul Dragons vs Madurai Panthers TNPL 2019: Watch Dindigul vs Madurai match on Hotstar 23 Jul 2019 04:45 Image Source : TNPL DIN vs MAD Live Cricket Streaming Dindigul Dragons vs Madurai Panthers Tamil Nadu Premier League cricket match 2019: When and where to watch TNPL match live online on Hotstar Live Streaming, Star Sports 3 DIN vs MAD Live Cricket …
  • Tamil Nadu Premier League 2019 Live Streaming: Dindigul Dragons vs Madurai Panthers, When and where to watch 22 Jul 2019 06:44 An intriguing clash is on the cards between last year's finalists Dindigul Dragons and Siechem Madurai Panthers in the Tamil Nadu Twenty20 Premier League here on Monday. This will going to be a great match as we are going to witness some outstanding …
  • Tamil Nadu Premier League Live Streaming Cricket: Madurai Panthers vs TUTI Patriots: Watch TNPL 2019 Live 21 Jul 2019 12:09 Image Source : GETTY IMAGES Tamil Nadu Premier League Live Streaming Cricket: Full details of the game between Madurai Panthers and TUTI Patriots. When will the 2019 Tamil Nadu Premier league Madurai Panthers vs TUTI Patriots match be played? The 2019 …
  • No medieval pillar was unearthed: Madurai Corporation Officials 15 Jul 2019 07:38 Express News Service MADURAI : Corporation officials scotched reports of their unearthing a medieval pillar-like structure during the ongoing works for a multi-level car parking near Meenakshi Amman Temple. On Sunday, media outlets were abuzz with reports …
  • 93-year-old man teaches, practices wrestling in Madurai 14 Jul 2019 03:08 13 Jul 2019, 03:40PM ISTSource: ANIIt is said that age is just a number, and this Madurai native is proof! A 93-year-old man teaches and practices wrestling at his 'akhada' in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai. An inspiration for many, Palani is running an ‘ …
  • Meet Madurai's 93 year old wrestler 13 Jul 2019 07:28  The 93-year-old, who began the institute in 1994, said no machines are used in the exercise regime.(Photo: ANI) Madurai: It is said that age is just a number, and this Madurai native is proof! An inspiration for many, Palani teaches and practices …
  • This Madurai village is still living with kerosene lamps 12 Jul 2019 02:37 Express News Service MADURAI: Despite all the chest-thumping over rural electrification, Killakku Theru at Nagari under the Vadpatti Taluk in the district cuts a rather sorry picture. Students straining their eyes under the streetlight, women attuning …
  • Madurai: Three workers killed as building under construction collapses 07 Jul 2019 20:15 MADURAI: Three persons were killed and four injured when an under-construction building collapsed on Pasumpon Street in Checkanurani, here on Friday. While 45-year-old A. Kasinathan’s body was found from under the rubble on Friday, two more bodies — of …
  • Madurai building collapse toll touches three 07 Jul 2019 02:08 By Express News Service MADURAI: With the rescue team pulling out two more bodies from the debris, the number of persons who died in the under-construction building collapse has increased to three. The bodies of K Arunkumar (21) of Thengalpatti village and …
  • 3 Workers Die As Under Construction Building Collapses In Madurai: Cops 06 Jul 2019 22:32 Police said the owner of the construction company has been arrested. (Representational) Madurai: Three workers died when an under construction building collapsed at Chekkanoorani in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district late on Friday. Police said the third …
  • Madurai on a plate 29 Jun 2019 17:06 The first thing Chibi Raagul S V did when he visited his hometown Madurai after a year, was treat himself to Sulthan’s biryani at Simakkal. “My craving for biryani is beyond my control,” he laughs and adds, “Of all the loves, my love for food is the most …
  • Madurai :Amidst water crisis, Dalits restricted from using water from a public well 29 Jun 2019 09:39 Category: India Posted by Shameen Published: Jun 29, 2019, 2:22 pm IST Updated: Jun 29, 2019, 2:22 pm IST Madurai (Tamil Nadu): Amidst a grave water crisis, people belonging to Dalit Community have been restricted from drawing water from a public well …
  • Three hurt as school balcony caves in at Madurai 27 Jun 2019 02:04 By Express News Service MADURAI: Three students sustained injuries when a portion of a 30-foot-high balcony came crashing down on them at a government-aided higher secondary school on South Chithirai Street near Meenakshi Amman Temple on Wednesday. The …
  • Madurai: Anticipatory bail for Pa Ranjith with condition 26 Jun 2019 03:54 Madurai: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday granted director Pa Ranjith anticipatory bail in the case relating to his 'provocative' speech against Raja Raja Chozhan. Justice P Rajamanickam said there was no need to investigate …
  • Trains in Chennai-Madurai section to gain speed from July 26 Jun 2019 03:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: About 15 months after completion of doubling of tracks between Chennai and Madurai, the Southern Railway has reduced travel time in this section. About 10 trains will be speeded up by 5 to 30 minutes from July 1 when revised …
  • Driver training centres open in Tiruchy, Madurai 24 Jun 2019 02:02 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday inaugurated two drivers’ training centres for conducting refresher courses for government drivers, in Tiruchy and Madurai through video conferencing at the Secretariat. The …
  • Landmark Madurai Bench order to bridge caste divide 21 Jun 2019 02:17 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court passed an order directing the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment to pay incentives to three inter-caste marriage couples under the Dr Ambedkar Scheme for Social Integration …
  • Madurai motorist death: Police constable suspended 20 Jun 2019 10:13 Four days after the complaint that a biker, T. Vivekanandakumar, 40, who died on falling from the two-wheeler after he was reportedly “hit” with a lathi by a policeman near MGR Bridge on Saturday, the city police have placed a constable under suspension. “ …
  • After Coimbatore, NIA now conducts probe in Madurai for IS sympathisers 17 Jun 2019 11:48 National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials, close on the heels of an operation in Coimbatore, conducted an enquiry with a youth at his house in Villapuram in Madurai. Reports said that a team of NIA sleuths came to the city in search of the youth, who …
  • Probe extends to Madurai, NIA questions youth 17 Jun 2019 04:30 By Express News Service MADURAI: Sleuths from the National Investigation Agency’s Kochi office conducted an inquiry with a youngster from Madurai on Saturday night for his alleged links with three suspected supporters of ISIS held from Coimbatore and with …
  • NIA search operation in Madurai for IS sympathisers 17 Jun 2019 01:50
  • NIA enquires youth in Madurai 16 Jun 2019 13:11 Sleuths of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday night conducted an enquiry with a youth at his house in Villapuram in Madurai. However, after the enquiry that went past midnight, the team from Kochi left Madurai leaving him at his home. Police …
  • NIA search operation in Madurai for IS sympathisers 16 Jun 2019 12:18 Chennai, June 16 (IANS) A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team carried out searches in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai on Sunday following information about suspected IS supporters, officials said. The NIA officials searched three premises in Madurai on suspicion …
  • Anti-social elements brandish weapons and snatch money across Madurai 16 Jun 2019 04:25 Four separate incidents of threatening and attacking with weapons were reported across different locations here on Friday and Saturday. All attacks followed a similar fashion of brandishing a knife or weapon in all these incidents. In K. Pudur, a man was …
  • Caste Hindus say ‘no’ to Dalit anganwadi workers at Valayapatti in Tamil Nadu’s Madurai district 13 Jun 2019 02:23 On June 3, M. Annalaksmi received an order from the Madurai Collector’s office confirming her appointment as anganwadi worker in her village Valayapatti. Ms. Annalakshmi, a Scheduled Caste woman, appointed as a helper and a cook at the anganwadi centre, …
  • Chennai, Madurai and Coimbatore to soon get 500 electric buses 11 Jun 2019 08:58 In a move to switch to clean public transport, the Tamil Nadu Government is working on an initiative to introduce 500 electric buses in cities such as Chennai, Madurai as well as Coimbatore. According to the state's transport minister, M R …
  • Isolation wards set up at Madurai, Coimbatore GHs 07 Jun 2019 02:27 By Express News Service MADURAI / TIRUCHY/COIMBATORE: As a precautionary measure after a 23-year-old student was tested positive for Nipah virus in Kerala, a 33-bedded isolation ward is being set up at Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH). As an …
  • Madurai: Villagers offer unique prayers to get relief from heatwave 06 Jun 2019 05:58 [India], June 5(ANI): In an attempt to seek relief from the extreme heatwave condition, people of Kokkulam village carried out processions and unique prayers in Madurai on Wednesday. Villagers in large numbers gathered to offer prayers to the Lord for …
  • Tamil Nadu govt transfers Madurai collector who was appointed after EVM storage room breach 04 Jun 2019 20:30 By PTI CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government Tuesday transferred Madurai District Collector S Nagarajan, months after he was posted there following an alleged breach at a storage room in which records of the April 18 Lok Sabha elections were kept. He was …
  • Tamil Nadu Government Transfers 3 IAS Officers, Including Madurai Collector 04 Jun 2019 14:48 In a reshuffle of IAS officials, government also transferred two chief electoral officers. (File) Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government Tuesday transferred Madurai District Collector S Nagarajan, months after he had replaced the incumbent in the wake of …
  • Special music function praying for rain organised in Madurai 02 Jun 2019 03:10 [India], June 1 (ANI): More than 50 students and professors of a government music college in Tamil Nadu along with members of Vaigai Nadi Makkal organisation held a special music function praying for rainfall on Saturday. The function was held in the …
  • Madurai Central, North Assembly segments did more damage to AIADMK 24 May 2019 17:03 MADURAI Though Communist Party of India (Marxist)’s Su. Venkatesan secured more votes than AIADMK’s V.V.R. Raj Satyen in all the six Assembly segments of Madurai Lok Sabha constituency, the difference in vote share was maximum in Madurai Central and North …
  • Lok Sabha election results 2019 - Tamil Nadu LIVE: Vote counting temporarily stopped in Madurai 23 May 2019 07:03 Kanyakumari: Congress candidate Vasantha Kumar is leading with 3,726 votes, BJP's Pon Radhakrishnan secured 1,898 votes. Dharmapuri: Anbumani Ramadoss leading with 4552 votes, DMK candidate Senthil Kumar secured 3868 votes. Tuticorin: DMK's …
  • Madurai’s Periyar bus stand design requires tweaking, feel experts 20 May 2019 03:31 A constant buzz and dust surround West Veli Street and Tirupparankundram Road where the Corporation is tearing down Periyar bus stand and Bharathiyar shopping complex for reconstruction. In its place, the local body is constructing an integrated bus stand …
  • Shoe hurled at Kamal Haasan during rally in Tamil Nadu's Madurai 18 May 2019 00:49 The chappal attack came three days after Kamal Haasan kicked up a controversy. Slippers were hurled at actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan when he was campaigning in Tirupparankundram assembly constituency in Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Wednesday (May 15) …
  • Three ICU patients die during power outage at Madurai GRH 09 May 2019 10:33 Express News Service MADURAI: In less than 15 minutes, three patients in ward number 101 — the Neuro Intensive Care Unit — at the Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) died on Tuesday night during a power outage caused by heavy rain in the city. Relatives of …
  • 5 patients at Madurai hospital die after power cut 09 May 2019 09:39 By Chennaivision in Chennai News May 9, 2019 Disruption in power supply allegedly left five patients on life support dead at Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai. However, Dean Vanitha said the patients, who were in the ICU, died of natural causes. The …
  • Four killed, one injured as speeding omni bus mows down motorists in Madurai 09 May 2019 08:16 Four persons, including a police constable, Jothi (34), and a Revenue Inspector, M. Sathyavani (44), were killed when a speeding omni-bus mowed down three two-wheelers on Tirupparankundram Road in Jaihindpuram here. The police said that the driver of the …
  • Power cut leaves five dead at Madurai hospital: Police 09 May 2019 06:54 Image Source : FACEBOOK Government Rajaji Hospital  Disruption in power supply allegedly left five patients on life support dead at Government Rajaji Hospital here, police said on Wednesday. However, Dean Vanitha said the patients, who were in the ICU, …
  • Three patients die at Madurai govt hospital during power failure, relatives allege negligence 08 May 2019 16:04 Three patients died at the Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) in Madurai on May 7 night and their families have alleged that the deaths were caused by shutting down of ventilators owing to power failure. The hospital, however, rejected the accusation and …
  • Three patients die in Madurai Government Rajaji Hospital during power failure, relatives allege negligence 08 May 2019 13:42 The family of three patients who died at the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai on May 7 night, have charged that the deaths were caused by power failure that resulted in shutting down of ventilators, an accusation that the hospital outright rejected, …
  • Two monthly magazines in Braille in Tamil Nadu's Madurai 08 May 2019 11:55 [India], May 8 (ANI): For the past several years, Indian Association for the Blind, an NGO based here has been coming out with two monthly magazines in Braille dedicated to the visually challenged. 'Vizhi Saval' and 'Braille Manjeri' the …
  • 3 patients die in Madurai hospital due to power cut 08 May 2019 11:29
  • SpiceJet to Offer 19 More Flights From Mumbai; Madurai, Jammu, Dehradun Routes Added 06 May 2019 18:52 No-frills carrier SpiceJet announced the launch of 19 more flights connecting the city with various other domestic destinations, beginning the weekend. This the fourth time SpiceJet has been expanding its network in less than a month, particularly since …
  • Check out these summer getaways near Madurai 03 May 2019 09:23 With mercury soaring to unbearable levels this summer, even popular hills-towns like Ooty and Kodaikanal are registering temperatures above normal. One way to escape the heat, is staying in water all day! Surprisingly, there are a couple of lesser-known …
  • HC transfers Madurai collector 27 Apr 2019 18:45 [India] Apr 27, (ANI): Madurai High Court on Saturday transferred Madurai collector after hearing a petition filed by CPI(M) candidate from the constituency. The petitioner had accused the officer of in-action after a tehsildar allegedly took photocopies …
  • Inmates climb atop Madurai Central Prison building to stage stir 24 Apr 2019 00:58 Express News Service MADURAI: As many as 26 remand prisoners of the Madurai Central Prison climbed atop the block building inside the prison complex and staged a protest, on Tuesday.  According to prison officials, the prisoners climbed atop block-3 …
  • Picture perfect moments from madurai 22 Apr 2019 02:21 Express News Service BENGALURU: If you’re looking for a quick weekend getaway, there’s no time than now to head to Madurai. The city dazzles at its best during the annual Chithirai festival, which is celebrated during April. With the bustling crowd, street …
  • Four suspended for entering EVM strong room in Madurai 22 Apr 2019 02:04 A woman official from the Excise Department and three of the State government employees, who entered the storage room adjoining the strongroom, where EVMs and VVPAT units from the Madurai Lok Sabha constituency were kept on Saturday, have been placed under …
  • Polling largely incident-free in Madurai, but for a few glitches 19 Apr 2019 03:18 Barring a few glitches, polling in Madurai Parliamentary constituency was largely incident-free on Thursday despite its overlap with the annual Chithirai festival. Malfunctioning of Electronic Voting Machines and Voter-Verified Paper Audit Trail were …
  • DMK member hacked to death in Madurai 18 Apr 2019 16:34 Madurai: A DMK member was hacked to death allegedly by supporters of an AIADMK functionary in full public view here Thursday, police said. M S Pandian, in his late 30s, was attacked by the group with sickles on the busy Keezhavali road in the morning. He …
  • Adventurous Indian: Madurai Mes Excels at the Cuisine of South India, Including Exceptional Dishes That Celebrate the Simple 28 Mar 2019 19:34 To walk into Madurai Mes is a walk into the unexpected: The space’s uniform, dunked-in-milk-chocolate color evokes Willy Wonka more than a vibrant memory of India’s mirrored fabrics and Bollywood musicals. There’s nothing wrong with playing against …
  • ‘Selfie with SuVe’ aims to woo young voters in Madurai 25 Mar 2019 03:00 Express News Service MADURAI: Long-winded speeches through loud speakers; a huge crowd comprising party workers and public with their mouths wide open and eyes fixed on the candidate, trying to decipher the lines; a line of vehicles waiting at the parking …
  • Weighed down and barred by none in Madurai 25 Mar 2019 02:23 Express News Service CHENNAI : Kanchana P is like many of us who are willing to explore the extraordinary in the ordinary. Hidden behind her profession of being a physical education teacher in a school is the formidable avatar of being one of Madurai’s …
  • Dressed as Goddess Meenakshi, transgender activist files nomination from Madurai 23 Mar 2019 01:36 [India], Mar 23 (ANI): Transgender activist BharathiKannamma donned the avatar of Goddess Meenakshi as she filed her nomination for the upcoming LokSabha elections from Madurai. Kannamma was accompanied by two persons dressed like people belonging to the …
  • Madras HC quashes plea seeking postponement of polling date in Madurai 22 Mar 2019 12:14
  • Nivetha Pethuraj carries mobile inside the Madurai Meenakshi Temple; creates controversy 21 Mar 2019 19:10 Nivetha Pethuraj lands in trouble.PR Handout Nivetha Pethuraj seems to have landed in trouble for carrying a mobile inside Meenakshi Temple in Madurai. She had posted a few pictures and videos of her in the temple premises, which goes against a court order …
  • Call to change polling date for Madurai 12 Mar 2019 06:21 Almost all the political parties that took part in a meeting organised by the Collector here on Monday demanded that the polling date for the Lok Sabha election in Madurai be changed as it fell during the Chithirai festival. During the closed-door meeting …
  • A fourth-generation elephant keeper in Madurai has custom-built a truck for his elephants 11 Mar 2019 13:48 Standing an impressive eight feet from the ground, 40-year-old Lakshmi sways her trunk and flaps her ears restlessly under the tin-roof shed. Next to her is 17-year-old Rupali, who seems calmer, going on with her routine of munching on some fresh grass. …
  • 'Mosquitoes suck 100 litres blood daily in Madurai' 10 Mar 2019 06:42
  • Low intensity explosion in Madurai 09 Mar 2019 11:33 Category: India Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 09, 2019, 4:03 pm IST Updated: Mar 09, 2019, 4:03 pm IST Madurai: A low-intensity explosion took place on Madurai-Bodi railway track on Saturday in Tamil Nadu. No casualties and loss to properties …
  • Kerala Cleric Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teen Arrested In Madurai 07 Mar 2019 21:12 Thiruvananthapuram: A Muslim cleric, absconding after an alleged sexual assault on a 15-year-old girl near Thiruvananthapuram, was arrested in Madurai in Tamil Nadu on Thursday, police said. Shafeeq Al Qasimi, who was removed as imam of a nearby mosque …
  • PM Modi flags off fastest train between Madurai, Chennai 02 Mar 2019 02:18 By Express News Service MADURAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the Madurai-Chennai Egmore Tejas Express, India’s first semi-high speed fully AC luxury train, via video-conferencing from Kanniyakumari on Friday. He also laid the foundation stone …
  • Tejas Express to be fastest train on Chennai-Madurai route 01 Mar 2019 17:58 The Tejas Express launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday would be the fastest train operated on the Chennai-Madurai sector, Southern Railway said. The train would run six days a week (except Thursdays) and would have a composition of 1 first AC …
  • PM Modi To Flag Off Madurai-Chennai Tejas Express On Friday 28 Feb 2019 18:53 New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be laying the foundation stone for two major railway projects and will also flag off Madurai-Chennai Tejas Express at a function at Kanyakumari on Friday. PM Modi will be laying foundation stones for the …
  • PM to flag off Madurai-Chennai Tejas Express tomorrow 28 Feb 2019 17:36 [India], Feb 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be laying the foundation stone for two major railway projects and will also flag off Madurai–Chennai Tejas Express at a function at Kanyakumari on Friday. Modi will be laying foundation stones for …
  • Watch: How the famous 'kadalai urundai' is made at Kariyapatti near Madurai 28 Feb 2019 14:38 The arid belt of southern Tamil Nadu is home to groundnut fields, palm groves and the crunchy kadalai urundai (peanut balls) — a humble snack made from roasted peanuts and palm jaggery syrup. Carrying the scent of the earth and subtle sweetness of the palm, …
  • Stone laid for extension of apron at Madurai airport 22 Feb 2019 15:01 MADURAI Union Minister of Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on Friday laid the foundation stone for extension of apron and allied works at Madurai airport. The Minister laid the stone through video conferencing from New Delhi. The work …
  • Two parties hold protest demanding renaming of Madurai Airport after Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar 20 Feb 2019 17:51 [India], Feb 20 (ANI): The members of Moovendar Munnetra Kazhagam and All India Forward Bloc on Wednesday held a protest demanding re-naming of the Madurai airport after Tamil political figure Pasumpon Muthuramalinga Thevar. The protestor organised the …
  • Man dies as fire breaks out in Madurai hospital 08 Feb 2019 01:49 By Express News Service MADURAI: A minor fire broke out at the Intensive Medical Care Unit (IMCU) of Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH) in the wee hours on Thursday due to electrical short circuit in one of the air conditioners. Following the fire, the …
  • Madurai school gets robotic lab 01 Feb 2019 03:36 01 Feb 2019, 07:30AM ISTSource: TNNA full-fledged robotics laboratory was opened in Madurai Municipal Corporation-run Thiru Vi Ka Higher Secondary School in Thathaneeri on Wednesday. Corporation commissioner Aneesh Sekhar, who inaugurated the laboratory, …
  • Japanese agency to finance AIIMS Madurai: Centre sources 31 Jan 2019 01:42 Express News Service NEW DELHI: The upcoming All India Institute of Medical Sciences in Madurai will be the first government-run medical college to be constructed with a foreign loan, sources in the Union Family and Health Welfare Ministry have told this …
  • Robotics lab at Madurai corpn school 31 Jan 2019 01:42 Express News Service MADURAI: To many of us, the word robotics may still sound esoteric and bring up images of humanoid, metallic structures seen in popular movies. However, the field goes much beyond such simple notions and, in future, may become the …
  • Modi lays foundation stone for AIIMS in Madurai, promises to make healthcare affordable 28 Jan 2019 11:52 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone of All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here and said AIIMS in Delhi has created a brand name in healthcare. Promising to make healthcare affordable to all, he said, “With AIIMS …
  • Madurai protest against Modi reflect the mood of the nation: TDP chief 28 Jan 2019 10:14 Posted by Syed Qayam Ali on Jan 28, 2019, 2:46 PM IST India Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said that the protest against Prime Minister Narendra in Madurai reflects the mood of the nation. The Telugu Desam Party ( …
  • In Madurai, Modi lays foundation for ₹1,264-crore AIIMS project 28 Jan 2019 09:05 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday laid the foundation stone for an All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), to come up at Thoppur near Madurai at a cost of ₹1,264 crore. During an event, he inaugurated three super-specialty hospitals, which …
  • 70-year-old Tamil Nadu man: ‘Will abduct PV Sindhu and marry her if necessary’ 17 Sep 2019 11:28 As per a report by India Today, Malaisamy has filed a petition stating that he wants to get married to the 24-year-old shuttler. Mumbai: Many people were left scratching their heads after reports emerged of a 70-year-old man named Malaisamy from …
  • RGCA develops live feed for shrimp 16 Sep 2019 17:57 In a major breakthrough, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA) has indigenously developed a top quality live feed, which can stimulate shrimp and fish seed production in the country and reduce its dependence on imports from the US and China. Artemia, …
  • RGCA develops live feed for shrimp and ornamental fishes 16 Sep 2019 12:47 Kochi: In a major breakthrough, Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA) has indigenously developed a live feed, which can help reduce India’s dependence on imports from USA and China. Artemia, the most important live feed in shrimp and fish hatcheries, …
  • NLC India’s renewable power capacity exceeds 1 GW 12 Sep 2019 03:03 State-owned mining-cum-power generating company NLC India has said its installed capacity in the renewable sector has exceeded 1,000 MW. The company commissioned 95-MW capacity of the 109-MW solar power project in Ramanathapuram district in south Tamil …
  • Thousands honour slain Dalit leader Immanuvel Sekaran 12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: Amid tight security, thousands of people, and leaders from various political parties paid homage to slain Dalit leader and freedom fighter Immanuvel Sekaran at his memorial in Paramakudi on his 62nd death anniversary …
  • NLC India Limited updates on solar power project 11 Sep 2019 09:49 Pursuant to confirmation received from TANGEDCO, vide letter dated 11.09.2019, NLC India Limited has announced that 95 MW capacity of the 109 MW Solar PV power plant at Avathandai, Veppankulam, M. Pudukulam and Kadamangalam Village, Kadaladi Taluk, …
  • Bloemendhal Sanka remanded after surrendering to court 10 Sep 2019 08:30 Notorious underworld figure Sanka Shirantha alias “Bloemendhal Sanka” has been remanded until September 24 after he surrendered before the Colombo Additional Magistrate. He had reportedly returned to the country from India last night and had surrendered to …
  • Coimbatore: College girl hangs to death in kovai 09 Sep 2019 22:54  Neighbours had seen the door remaining closed from inside, since Sunday. Under suspicion, a neighbour had banged the door several times, but there was no response. Hence, with the help of a few other neighbours, they managed to open the window of Pavithra …
  • Atrocities against Dalits: Monitoring remains infrequent, finds SASY in RTI queries 09 Sep 2019 06:13 Express News Service NEW DELHI: The monitoring of prevention of atrocities against Dalits remains infrequent with less number of district level vigilance and monitoring committee meetings held in districts of Tamil Nadu, according to information received …
  • Four diphtheria patients reported in Madurai, 16 cases suspected 08 Sep 2019 02:00 Express News Service MADURAI: Four patients tested positive for diphtheria in Madurai district between June and September, said highly-placed sources in the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Besides, 16 people, including 11 children, …
  • Madurai, a city of tanks, reels under water stress 02 Sep 2019 06:28 It is an irony that in the city of waterbodies people suffer from water stress. Madurai, famous as city of temples and city of festivals, once had tanks dotted all over its face. Two rivers - the Vaigai and the Kiruthumal - augmented the storage of these …
  • Tamil Nadu: Man arrested for carrying 150 kg sea cucumber 27 Aug 2019 20:21 Ramanathapuram (Tamil Nadu), Mar 12 (ANI): Ramanathapuram district Mandapam forest officials on Tuesday arrested a man for carrying a 150 kg sea cucumber in Munaikadu, police said. "The man was carrying the preserved sea cucumber when he was arrested …
  • World Resource Institute study maps Chennai as extremely water-stressed city 19 Aug 2019 02:30 Express News Service CHENNAI: A recent global study by the World Resource Institute has put Chennai on the map for being an ‘extremely water-stressed’ city. This means that, on an average, more than 80 per cent of its available water supply is used up …
  • "Whatever Existed Shall Continue": Tamil Nadu Minister On Caste Markers In Schools 18 Aug 2019 05:31 Colour-coded bands were banned by the Tirunelvelli district collector a few years ago (representational) Chennai: The Tamil Nadu School Education Minister vowed on Friday to act against schools requiring students to wear colour-coded bands and rings to …
  • Watch: Peacocks dance along railway line in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram 17 Aug 2019 14:27 17 Aug 2019, 07:14PM ISTSource: ANIIn Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district, several Peacocks in Tamil Nadu’s were seen dancing along the railway line. They were dancing nearby the railway line in Mandapam area of Ramanathapuram district. Peacock is …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Evening showers likely in some localities of the city today 15 Aug 2019 01:31 After a hot day, some parts of the city received thundershowers on Wednesday evening. A few localities in Chennai will continue to witness thunderstorm activity during evening or night hours on Thursday. Areas like Perambur, Kolathur and Chintadripet …
  • Balancing T.N.’s growth model 13 Aug 2019 20:31 Nearly three months into the southwest monsoon, the water crisis hasn’t abated in large parts of Chennai. This scenario, for sure, will haunt the city again next summer with an even greater vigour, as freshwater supply hasn’t overcome the rising demand. …
  • Tuna fishing harbour coming soon in Chennai 12 Aug 2019 06:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a move that will bring cheer among the fishing community, the State government is fast tracking a proposal to build a standalone ‘Tuna Fishing Harbour’ at Tiruvottriyur Kuppam, near Ennore here,  with a net fish handling …
  • Conservation of ESZ in Tamil Nadu to get a boost 10 Aug 2019 03:08 Express News Service CHENNAI: In an important development that would regulate the construction activities around protected areas, the Central government has approved eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) for 11 sanctuaries in Tamil Nadu. Union Environment Minister …
  • CM sacks Minister Manikandan from Cabinet 08 Aug 2019 10:12 Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has dropped Dr Manikandan from his Cabinet hours after the latter accused Palaniswami of unilaterally slashing monthly tariff collected by Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation from households. In a recent interview, …
  • Woman, son cheat 8 people of Rs 2 crore, nabbed 08 Aug 2019 03:30 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The Coimbatore City Crime Branch Police arrested two persons on Tuesday in connection with a Rs 2 crore cheating case. The arrested were identified as S Shanthi (48), and her son Gowtham (25), residents of Alvernia Nagar …
  • ‘Form colleges appellate tribunals within 12 weeks’ 08 Aug 2019 03:30 Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court has directed the State government to constitute tribunals for deciding on statutory appeals filed by private colleges or staff under the Tamil Nadu Private Colleges (Regulation) Act, 1976 …
  • Thorati review: An engaging rustic tale of love, friendship and revenge 03 Aug 2019 11:12 Tamil cinema of late is witnessing some strong content-driven films that portray the lives of the people in different communities. Rating: Direction: Marimuthu Cast: Shaman Mithru, Sathyakala, Azhagu Tamil cinema of late is witnessing some strong content- …
  • Chennai’s flood mitigation project to take off soon 02 Aug 2019 23:09 The ambitious ₹3,000-crore proposal to implement a comprehensive flood mitigation project for Greater Chennai and its peri-urban areas in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts may take off in six months. The Central government recently gave its nod to the …
  • A fan wanted to meet Kajal Aggarwal but ended up losing Rs 60 lakh to frauds, Here’s what happened 02 Aug 2019 08:45 Actors in India enjoy a huge fan base. Not just the Bollywood stars, but actors down South too have a huge fan base, who can go to any extent to just catch a glimpse of their favourite stars. Sometimes, such blind frenzy may result in a lot of loss as well …
  • 'Thorati' review: A tightly-knit emotional tale of love and loss 02 Aug 2019 08:19 Express News Service The opening credits of Thorati provide a pleasant surprise. Usually a space reserved for disclaimers like 'No animals were harmed / Characters are not based on anyone', in Thorati, it instead claims that the film is ' …
  • Kajal Aggarwal fan pays Rs 60 lakh to meet her, gets cheated 01 Aug 2019 14:41 Kajal Aggarwal in Indian 2.PR Handout A person from Tamil Nadu paid a heavy price for his obsession to meet his favourite actress. A youth from Ramanathapuram was reportedly cheated by fraudsters who promised a meeting with his favourite actress - Kajal …
  • A multi-faith crowd of 100,000 gather in Tamil Nadu for the procession of Saint James 27 Jul 2019 16:46 St James is the first Catholic church on Rameswaram Island. The spread of Christianity on the island is the work of the Servant of God Antonio Criminali, the second martyr of India. Its façade has a cross as well as Hindu and Islamic symbols, to show that …
  • Family of former Prez A P J Abdul Kalam launches plantation drive to make India green 27 Jul 2019 15:49 Kalam was credited for the development and operationalisation of 'Agni' and 'Prithivi' missiles. Ramanathapuram: The family of former President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam paid their tributes to the 'Missile Man of India' at his memorial …
  • Gold, laptop, cigars worth Rs 35.2L seized at Chennai airport 27 Jul 2019 02:52 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Customs officials have foiled bids to smuggle in gold, old laptops and cigarettes worth Rs 35.2 lakh at the airport here. Mohamed Asmathullah Khan, 30, of Ramanathapuram, who arrived from Dubai via Bahrain by a Gulf Air …
  • Drug not to blame for Ramnad GH incident? 24 Jul 2019 01:28 Express News Service CHENNAI: Days after patients admitted to the men’s ward at Ramanathapuram GH developed complications after being given an antibiotic injection, authorities have claimed it’s unlikely the problem was with the drug. According to doctors, …
  • Tamil Nadu school teacher stabbed to death by husband in front of students 23 Jul 2019 20:56 Getty Images A horrifying murder shook Madurai on Monday when a school teacher was stabbed by her estranged husband in a classroom full of students. The murder took place in a school in Thirumangalam near Madurai in Tamil Nadu.  The murdered woman was …
  • Teacher stabbed to death by husband in front of class 23 Jul 2019 01:35 Express News Service MADURAI: A teacher was stabbed to death by her husband inside the classroom in a government-aided school in Thirumangalam on Monday. The deceased teacher has been identified as G Rathidevi (35) of Chithanenthal in Kariapatti of …
  • 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 ( …
  • NIA conducts searches across Tamil Nadu in connection with Ansarullah terror module case 20 Jul 2019 10:30 Image Source : PTI NIA conducts searches across Tamil Nadu in connection with Ansarullah terror module case The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is conducting searches at various locations in Tamil Nadu as part of its probe into the 'Ansarullah' …
  • After arresting 16 terror suspects, NIA conducts searches in Tamil Nadu 20 Jul 2019 10:03 Chennai, July 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday searched several premises in Tamil Nadu after arresting 16 terror suspects including 14 who were deported from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), police said. The searches were …
  • Ansarullah terror module case: NIA conducts searches across TN 20 Jul 2019 09:53 CHENNAI: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is conducting searches at various locations in Tamil Nadu as part of its probe into the 'Ansarullah' terror module case, police said Saturday. The raids are being carried out in Chennai, Madurai, …
  • Terror module: NIA conducts searches in Chennai and other parts of TN 20 Jul 2019 09:32 Officials from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) today conducted searches at various locations in Tamil Nadu including Chennai. According to sources, the searches are being conducted as part of the agency’s probe into the ‘Ansarullah’ terror module …
  • NIA conducts raids across TN after special court sends 16 to custody in terror case 20 Jul 2019 08:59 The accused supported the ISIS and Al-Qaeda terror outfits, according to the prosecution in the NIA court. Chennai: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is conducting searches at various locations in Tamil Nadu as part of its probe into the ' …
  • Tamil Nadu: NIA raids homes of 14 youths arrested in ‘Ansarulla’ terror case 20 Jul 2019 06:12 NIA raids underway at the residence of Muhammad Sheikh Maiden in Narimadu, Madurai in connection with Tamil Nadu Ansarulla Case. (Source: ANI/Twitter) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Saturday is conducting search operations at various locations …
  • Homes Of 14 Tamil Nadu Men Who Allegedly Raised Funds For ISIS Raided 20 Jul 2019 05:07 New Delhi: Anti-terror raids are going on at the homes of 14 men in Tamil Nadu who were arrested by the National Investigation Agency after they were brought to India from the UAE, where they were allegedly raising funds to set up a cell of the terror …
  • NSE Foundation inks pact to implement CSR in 1 district in TN 19 Jul 2019 16:19 New Delhi, Jul 19 () NSE Foundation, a subsidiary of National Stock Exchange of India (NSE), Friday said it has signed an agreement with Ramanathapuram district administration in Tamil Nadu to undertake CSR activities. The Foundation is implementing …
  • Terror detentions: a locked office, and a neighbourhood left in the dark in Chennai 16 Jul 2019 23:15 The NIA claimed that it had “learnt that the accused persons and their associates had collected funds and made preparations to carry out terrorist attacks in India, with the intention of establishing Islamic rule in India”. Last Saturday, when they saw …
  • Deported by UAE, 14 persons arrested by NIA 16 Jul 2019 04:42 As many as 14 persons, deported for allegedly raising funds in the UAE for an Islamic State in India, were arrested by the National Investigation Agency. They were brought in a special aircraft to Chennai from New Delhi on Monday and remanded in judicial …
  • Deported from UAE in terror case, 14 men flown to Chennai by NIA 15 Jul 2019 23:13 The men were deported after intelligence agencies received credible inputs that they had been in touch with individuals in Tamil Nadu who have now been placed under arrest by the NIA for suspected links to alleged terror outfit Ansarulla. (Representational …
  • 3Kg of Gold seized by customs at Chennai airport 15 Jul 2019 22:17 Chennai: Customs officials seized 3kg of gold worth Rs 1.1 crore from 11 passengers at Chennai international airport on Sunday and arrested two of them. Customs officials intercepted Hameed Hufran Badusha, 23, Meera Hussain, 43, of Chennai, Mohamed Ubuntu  …
  • Tamil Nadu government begins Copra procurement at hiked rates under Price Support Scheme 14 Jul 2019 09:34 By PTI CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has begun procurement of 50,000 tonnes of copra from farmers at an enhanced rate under the Price Support Scheme for the 2019 season following approval from the Centre. The procurement drive, which will benefit …
  • Three held for smuggling 3 kg of gold at Trivandrum airport 14 Jul 2019 02:00 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Six passengers were held at Trivandrum International Airport by Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) officers for smuggling three kilograms of gold. The carriers were apprehended by officials when they …
  • Tamil Nadu: Six fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan Navy 12 Jul 2019 10:53 Over 3,000 Tamil Nadu fishermen were on June 27 allegedly chased away by Lankan Navy personnel while they were fishing off Katchatheevu. (Representational Image) Six Tamil Nadu fishermen were arrested Friday by Sri Lankan navy personnel for allegedly …
  • ‘Do not shame devotees without proof’ 10 Jul 2019 02:45 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Hindu Acharya Sabha on Tuesday condemned the government’s move to publicly name those who donate towards the upkeep of temples, in the ongoing idol theft cases. The outfit alleged that the move will reduce the number of …
  • Parents protest after being denied entry to PTA meeting 10 Jul 2019 00:37 Compiled by ZAKIAH KOYA, C. ARUNO and R. ARAVINTHAN  A GROUP of parents protested in front of SJK (T) Kinrara after they were prevented from entering the school to discuss several issues with the school management, Malaysia Nanban reported. The group of …
  • Hydrocarbon project: Tiruvarur villagers raise black flags 07 Jul 2019 22:49 By Express News Service TIRUVARUR: Residents of around eight villages near Tiruvarur on Sunday protested against the Hydrocarbon exploration proposed in Cauvery delta districts by hoisting black flags in their houses. Even as there has been spontaneous …
  • India: Tamil Nadu govt announces relief to worm-hit maize farmers 05 Jul 2019 04:10 Julie Mariappan | TNN CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday announced Rs 186.25 crore to maize farmers affected by fall armyworm, an invasive pest. Making a suo motu announcement in the assembly, Palaniswami said that relief …
  • Court Slams Officials For Stopping Woman's Pension Assuming She's Dead 04 Jul 2019 18:47 The court said the government officials had acted recklessly. (Representational) Madurai: The Madras High Court on Thursday lashed out at revenue department officials for stopping a woman's old age pension four years ago assuming she was dead, calling …
  • More hydrocarbon wells to flood Cauvery basin 04 Jul 2019 03:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Union government has awarded three new hydrocarbon blocks in the Cauvery basin to ONGC and Indian Oil Corporation Limited. The State-owned oil and gas majors have proposed to drill 20 wells in Nagapattinam, Karaikal and …
  • Stalin moves calling attention motion on water crisis in TN Assembly 01 Jul 2019 09:49 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Jul 01, 2019, 1:42 pm IST Updated: Jul 01, 2019, 1:42 pm IST Chennai: Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Assemblyh M K Stalin on Monday moved a calling attention motion over the prevailing water …
  • 'Calling attention motion' on water crisis in TN Assembly moved by M K Stalin 01 Jul 2019 08:43 DMK has hit out at government stating that it has not taken any action on water crisis in the state. Chennai: Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Assemblyh M K Stalin on Monday moved a calling attention motion over the prevailing water crisis in the …
  • A world without water 29 Jun 2019 19:50 Chennai is parched. So is Tamil Nadu. Women of already water-stressed districts like Virudhunagar and Ramanathapuram have to walk several kilometres daily to fetch water. (Twitter/@DMKDindigul) Written by G Sundarrajan Around 2,000 years ago, in his …
  • 2.07 lakh TN labourers migrated to West Asia, North Africa 28 Jun 2019 02:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Over 2 lakh people from Tamil Nadu migrated for employment to 18 countries in West Asia and Africa between 2014 and 2018. According to data obtained by Express from the External Affairs Ministry through RTI, Thanjavur tops the …
  • Journalists’ wards honoured 24 Jun 2019 12:50 Collector K. Veera Raghava Rao and Superintendent of Police Omprakash Meena honoured wards of journalists of print and electronic media who scored high marks in SSLC and Plus Two examinations in 2018-19 at a function here on Sunday. I. Kavyadarshini, J. …
  • Minister launches supply of drinking water through tankers 23 Jun 2019 14:19 A day after the opposition DMK staged demonstrations protesting against the government’s ‘failure’ to address drinking water crisis, Minister for Information Technology M. Manikandan launched supply of drinking water through tankers to hamlets, facing …
  • Cleaning up the Cauvery: TN CM's proposal addresses the need of the hour 23 Jun 2019 03:37 “Nadanthai Vaazhi Cauvery” (Move on, and live long, [Oh] Cauvery). These words of Ilango Adigal in his classic, Silappadikaram, have been coming up repeatedly in public discourse over the centuries. Nearly 50 years ago, eminent Tamil writer T. Janakiraman …
  • Isolated rains in Chennai give slight relief from heat 23 Jun 2019 01:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Isolated parts in Chennai city witnessed light to moderate showers on Saturday evening. “Tambaram Sanatorium and areas around East Coast Road experienced showers around 4 pm while areas in North Chennai had rain at 5 pm,’’ …
  • TN Government to bring water by train from Jolarpet to Chennai 22 Jun 2019 07:04 In a bid to address the severe shortage of water in the State capital, the Tamil Nadu government on Friday earmarked ₹65 crore for bringing 10 million litres per day (mld) of drinking water from Jolarpet to Chennai by train as an interim measure. The …
  • Palaniswami welcomes Kerala's water offer, says daily supply will help Chennai 21 Jun 2019 09:52 Tamil Nadu CM appealed to Kerala to extend cooperation to store full water in the Mullaiperiyar dam. Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Friday urged his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan to extend cooperation to store water to the full …
  • 1,100 fishermen charge-sheeted for setting sail before end of ban period 19 Jun 2019 16:35 Taking serious note of mechanised boat fishermen venturing into the sea for fishing, hours ahead of the end of fishing ban period and without obtaining fishing permits, the Fisheries department has charge-sheeted more than 1,100 fishermen cum boat owners, …
  • NLC India Ltd commissions 100 MW solar PV power plant 18 Jun 2019 16:32 Pursuant to confirmation received from TANGEDCO, vide letter dated 18.06.2019, the 100 MW Solar PV power plant at Kamuthi & K. Nedunkulam village, Ramanathapuram District, Tamilnadu, out of 709 MW solar power projects awarded by TANGEDCO has been …
  • Medical services partially hit in districts 17 Jun 2019 13:10 Ramanathapuram/Sivaganga Medical services were partially hit in the two districts as private doctors withdrew non-essential medical services, while government doctors staged demonstration and wore black badges, expressing solidarity with the striking …
  • Tamil Nadu CM calls on Prime Minister Modi, discusses projects 16 Jun 2019 07:50 Image Source : PTI Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence here and sought his support for various state-specific projects. Palaniswami, during the …
  • Fatal accidents up by 5 per cent in Chennai 16 Jun 2019 00:15 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Even though accident fatalities declined by 14 per cent across the State between January and April this year when compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, road fatalities in Chennai city are yet to see a …
  • Chennai: Man killed, 2 hurt as car runs amok 13 Jun 2019 20:54 Chennai: A 32-year-old man was crushed to death and two others injured when a car ran amok and hit them in Acharapakkam on Tiruchy- Chennai national highway on Thursday morning.  According to passersby, the driver of the car lost control due to over- …
  • Award for Collector 13 Jun 2019 15:34 Ramanathapuram Collector K. Veera Raghava Rao, who won the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board’s (TNPCB) Green Award – 2018 while serving as Madurai Collector, received the award from Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami at the Secretariat in Chennai on …
  • Work to lay underground sewer line on Trichy Road delayed 13 Jun 2019 02:55 May or June 2020 will be the period that the Coimbatore Corporation is likely to complete the underground drainage work it took up on Trichy Road in December 2018. The work is to lay the main underground sewer line along the Road for 5.2 km from near …
  • Five held, 30 cell phones recovered 11 Jun 2019 13:32 The police have arrested a gang of five during a vehicle check near Natham Taluk police station Following a complaint of cell phone theft from Kumar of S. Kodai at the Sanarpatti station a couple of days ago that a gang in two bikes had snatched his mobile …
  • Five iconic transgenders of 'firsts' in India to know about 10 Jun 2019 12:09 (MENAFN - NewsBytes) Five iconic transgenders of 'firsts' in India to know about 10 Jun 2019 In India, transgender persons face discrimination, injustice, abuse, rejection, and isolation from society in almost every aspect of their lives. Life is …
  • Tamil Nadu MBBS admission 2019: Where to apply 10 Jun 2019 11:45 CHENNAI: The Directorate of Medical Education has called for online registration of application for admissions into MBBS and BDS courses in state quota in government colleges and self-financing medical colleges affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr M G R Medical …
  • Merit list for State, management quota seats in Tamil Nadu medical colleges to be released on July 2 07 Jun 2019 08:29 The merit list for State and management quota seats in government and self-financing medical and dental colleges will be released on July 2, the Directorate Of Medical Education has announced. Counselling will tentatively be held from July 5 to 12 for …
  • At home in funnyville 06 Jun 2019 12:33 “I feel at home when I am on stage. The freedom that I have as a stand up comedian excites me,” says Alexander Babu. He will be in the city with Alex in Wonderland on this weekend. This is a part of his Indian Tour 2019 where he takes his show to different …
  • Praveen’s six-wicket haul helps Kancheepuram win 05 Jun 2019 06:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Riding on S Ricky Praveen’s 6 for 29, Kancheepuram defeated Coimbatore by 12 runs in the TNCA inter-district U-19 tournament. Brief scores: Kancheepuram 154 in 48.2 ovs (R Yash 31, Pranav Kumar 35, Aditya Kumar Gaurav 3…
  • Special teams formed to nab accused in quarry murder case 04 Jun 2019 13:42 RAMANATHAPURAM Four special teams have been formed to nab those involved in the alleged murder of former vice-president of Ilamanur village panchayat in the district by quarry workers when he objected to quarrying in a ‘kanmai’ (waterbody) on Sunday. …
  • Coast Guard rescues fishermen stranded near Lakshadweep 04 Jun 2019 02:40 By Express News Service NAGERCOIL: The 20 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh, who were stranded at mid-sea near Lakshadweep, have been rescued. Sources from fishermen associations said that a group of fishermen from Kanniyakumari district …
  • Modi 2.0 ushers in Jal Shakti ministry 31 May 2019 11:31 New Delhi: Delivering his first election promise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday constituted a Ministry for "Jal Shakti" and appointed Gajendra Singh Shekhawat as its Minister. The newly-created Ministry will replace the previous Water …
  • Exotic Kappaphycus seaweed poses threat to coral reef 28 May 2019 15:03 RAMANATHAPURAM The invasive Kappaphycus alvarezii seaweed, which smothers and kills coral reefs, has spread its wings to coral reef areas in Valai island in the Gulf of Mannar (GoM) and set to invade new coral colonies in the marine national park. After …
  • Small parties’ appeal hits urban-rural divide 25 May 2019 03:03 Staking a claim to being the viable alternative to Dravidian parties, three political parties — the Naam Tamilar Katchi, the Makkal Needhi Maiam and the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam — have garnered around 12.8% of the total votes in the recent Lok Sabha …
  • Tension grips Ramnad villages as clash erupts between 2 communities 21 May 2019 04:28 By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: Tension ran high at Pappakudi and Kavarankulam in Ramanathapuram taluk after a clash broke out between the two villages on Sunday night. Four persons were injured and admitted to the government Ramanathapuram …
  • Ramanathapuram bounces back, Sivaganga slips 29 Apr 2019 13:06 Ramanathapuram district bounced back from last year’s fifth rank in the State to second this year with an overall pass percentage of 98.48 in Class X examination, results of which were announced on Monday. Sivaganga — defending State topper — slipped to …
  • High alert after terror warning to TN, caller tells cops 19 terrorists present in Ramanathapuram 27 Apr 2019 06:17 A high alert has been sounded across Tamil Nadu, after Karnataka DG-IGP Neelmani N Raju on Friday wrote to his counterparts in six states and an Union Territory after receiving a warning of terror attacks. In the letter, Raju said the Karnataka police …
  • Days after suicide bid, Ramanathapuram HIV positive donor dies 31 Dec 2018 01:34 Express News Service MADURAI: Four days after he attempted suicide, the 18-year-old HIV+ donor from Ramanathapuram whose blood was transfused to a pregnant woman at Sattur government hospital, breathed his last on Sunday morning. The teenager attempted …
  • Three youths crushed to death in accident near Ramanathapuram 17 Oct 2018 09:56 In a gruesome road accident, three people, including two teenagers were crushed to death and five others suffered injuries in a car-bus collision in Keelaselvanoor police limit in the district on Wednesday morning. Police said the deceased, identified as M …
  • TN CM wants Ramanathapuram, Hosur, Neyveli on UDAN air map soon 23 Jun 2018 09:10 Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday requested Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu to connect Ramanathapuram, Hosur and Neyveli under the UDAN regional connectivity programme. In a letter to Prabhu text of which …
  • 150 kilogram of sea cucumber seized in Ramanathapuram district, two held 16 Jan 2018 07:48 For representational purposes RAMESWARAM: Sea cucumber weighing around 150 kg and worth about Rs 25 lakh, meant to be smuggled to Sri Lanka, was seized from Erwadi, about 70 kms from here and two persons arrested in this connection, marine police said. A …
  • 150 kilogram of sea cucumber seized in Ramanathapuram district 16 Jan 2018 07:45 For representational purposes RAMESWARAM: Sea cucumber weighing around 150 kg and worth about Rs 25 lakh, meant to be smuggled to Sri Lanka, was seized from Erwadi, about 70 kms from here and two persons arrested in this connection, marine police said. A …
  • Tight Security In Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram For Thevar Jayanthi, 8,000 Cops On Duty 29 Oct 2017 22:04 Chennai:  Around 8,000 police personnel have been deployed across Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district for the 110th birth anniversary of freedom-fighter-cum-spiritual leader Muthuramalinga Thevar, the icon of the Thevar community. The birth …
  • Pakistani national comes to Ramanathapuram by boat from Lanka, arrested 24 Jul 2017 03:17 Mohammed Yunus RAMANATHAPURAM: A 65-year-old Pakistani national, who was staying in Ervadi without proper documents, was arrested on Sunday. The man identified as Mohammed Yunus, from Karachi, was arrested from a lodge. The arrest comes ahead of Prime …
  • Police Arrest Pakistani Man From Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram 23 Jul 2017 16:33 Chennai:  The police in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district have arrested a Pakistani man for allegedly entering India without valid documents. Police say 65-year-old Mohammed Yunice was arrested from a lodge at Erwadi. A senior officer said, "We …
  • Illegal immigrant arrested in TN's Ramanathapuram with Pak currency 23 Jul 2017 10:09 Ramanathapuram: An illegal immigrant from Sri Lanka has been arrested by Erwadi Police from Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district. The Police have recovered Pakistani currency and four ID cards from his possession. The 60-year old accused, identified as …
  • Ramanathapuram encounter death case transferred to CB-CID 18 Apr 2017 01:12 RAMANATHAPURAM: The Director General of Police (DGP) has transferred the case of a police encounter, in which 42-year-old dalit man was killed, to Crime Branch-Criminal Investigation Department (CB-CID) in the district. Despite the move, the family and …
  • Ramanathapuram: Tension on Ambedkar birth anniversary as police gun down Dalit man 15 Apr 2017 02:10 MADURAI: A 46-year-old Dalit man, whose long-running feud with the members of upper castes earned him a spate of cases including murder attempts, was chased and gunned down by police personnel inside church premises in Ramanathapuram on Thursday night. The …
  • Tamil Nadu: Rowdy-sheeter shot dead in police encounter in Ramanathapuram district 14 Apr 2017 05:29 By: PTI | Rameswaram | Updated: April 14, 2017 10:49 am Image for representational purpose A 42-year-old rowdy-sheeter was shot dead in an alleged encounter with police at Kodikondu near here, police said today. Govindan, wanted in several criminal cases, …
  • A judicial transfer that’s caused a flutter 10 Sep 2019 03:58 When the ‘beti padhao beti bachao’ scheme was launched in January 2015 with much fanfare by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, there was applause and salutations. In a country where daughters are slaughtered in the womb in many pockets, this was indeed a …
  • Tamil Nadu government stresses need for rainwater harvesting systems to fight water crisis 10 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service  TIRUCHY : All commercial buildings have to install rainwater harvesting systems within three months, failing which there would be a penalty, announced Minister of Local Administration SP Velumani. He was speaking at a special …
  • Atrocities against Dalits: Monitoring remains infrequent, finds SASY in RTI queries 09 Sep 2019 06:13 Express News Service NEW DELHI: The monitoring of prevention of atrocities against Dalits remains infrequent with less number of district level vigilance and monitoring committee meetings held in districts of Tamil Nadu, according to information received …
  • Poster boy’s fight bears fruit as lake gets cleared 06 Sep 2019 03:21 Express News Service PUDUKKPTTAI: NOT long after a father and son paid with their lives to restore a water body in Karur, a Pudukkottai activist is languishing in jail for his efforts to  retrieve a lake that had been encroached. Durai Guna was arrested …
  • UNHCR brings back refugees from Tamil Nadu without.. 03 Sep 2019 21:47 [TamilNet, Monday, 02 September 2019, 23:42 GMT] Uprooted Eezham Tamils who are returning from their overseas displacement in Tamil Nadu find it increasingly challenging to regain their lands and livelihood in the North-East of the island, civil officials …
  • Collector wanted: Poster goes viral 26 Aug 2019 02:22 Express News Service  PUDUKKOTTAI : Waking up on Sunday morning, Karambakudi residents were in for a shock. On the streets of the town, posters stating “People wanted for jobs. Vacancies available: District Collector, District Revenue Officer, Tahsildar, …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Evening rain likely on most days of August 15 Aug 2019 02:08 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Rainy days are back. Chennai will receive daily quota of evening rains on most days of this month, weathermen said. As strong moist westerly winds — which triggered cloudbursts in Kerala and Kodagu region causing floods …
  • Seven-car pileup claims six lives, injures 33 on highway 08 Aug 2019 03:30 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Six persons died and 33 injured in a seven-car collision near Narthamalai on the Tiruchy-Pudukkottai highway on Wednesday evening. In the horrific accident, three cars coming in the opposite direction to a Toyota Innova …
  • Super Good Films’s 90th film starring Jiiva and Arulnithi titled ‘Kalathil Santhippom’ Directed by N. Rajasekar 06 Aug 2019 10:04 ‘Super Good Films’  R. B. Choudhry, who entered the production field with ‘Puthu Vasantham’ (1990) later went on to produced many hit films in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada & Hindi, introducing many leading actors, actresses, directors and …
  • Google fetes India's first woman legislator Muth... 30 Jul 2019 04:27 Today's Google doodle marks the 133rd birthday of Muthulakshmi Reddi. She worked tirelessly for developing public health policies and the cause of gender equality. The doodle which depicts Reddi showing the way to young girls, is illustrated by …
  • Gold, laptop, cigars worth Rs 35.2L seized at Chennai airport 27 Jul 2019 02:52 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Customs officials have foiled bids to smuggle in gold, old laptops and cigarettes worth Rs 35.2 lakh at the airport here. Mohamed Asmathullah Khan, 30, of Ramanathapuram, who arrived from Dubai via Bahrain by a Gulf Air …
  • Protest against hydrocarbon project across delta districts 24 Jul 2019 01:28 By Express News Service THANJAVUR/NAGAPATTINAM: A large number of farmers, under the aegis of the Joint movement for the protection of Cauvery basin, on Tuesday took out procession across Thanjavur, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur and Pudukkottai demanding …
  • Tamil Nadu government begins Copra procurement at hiked rates under Price Support Scheme 14 Jul 2019 09:34 By PTI CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has begun procurement of 50,000 tonnes of copra from farmers at an enhanced rate under the Price Support Scheme for the 2019 season following approval from the Centre. The procurement drive, which will benefit …
  • Anti-hydrocarbons stir: Oppn forms human chain along Tamil Nadu coast 23 Jun 2019 20:10 NAGAPATTINAM: Members of various opposition parties including DMK, CPI, CPI (M)  and different farmers associations including 'Cauvery Vivasayeegal Padhukappu Sangam' and other like-minded organisations staged a human chain demonstration at various …
  • Yoga day celebrated with enthusiasm 21 Jun 2019 15:25 People of all ages practised yoga at various events across the city to mark International Day of Yoga on Friday. The Tiruchi Corporation promoted the concept of Clean Tiruchi at a public session of yoga organised on Uzhavar Sandhai grounds at Thennur. …
  • State to move SC against HC order on medical seat 14 Jun 2019 05:24 The wait of a visually impaired medical aspirant to join the course of his choice will have to continue, as the State government informed the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday that it will move the Supreme Court against the HC order …
  • Sarubala keeps word of drinking water supply 30 May 2019 02:07 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Notwithstanding her defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, the AMMK’s Tiruchy candidate, Sarubala R Thondaiman, has fulfilled her promise to provide free water in Gandharvakkottai and Pudukkottai villages. For the past two …
  • Chennai: 24 flight passengers held for smuggling gold 17 May 2019 21:47  Four passengers identified as Feroz Khan (24) of Chennai, Syed Sikandar (26) of Virudhunagar, Mohamed Munas (46) and Jawseer (44) both from Colombo, who landed from Colombo by an Indigo Airlines flight were stopped. Gold pieces concealed in their rectum …
  • Cop caught on camera stealing tumbler 07 May 2019 03:07 06 May 2019, 01:24PM ISTSource: TNNIn a shocking incident, a police constable and a home guard have been caught on CCTV camera stealing tumbler in Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu. Youth at Merpanaikkadu had installed a drinking water facility, a water- …
  • Punjab National Bank heist: Cops suspect others behind Marimuthu death 05 May 2019 01:41 Pudukkottai: The recovery of the decomposed body of Marimuthu, office assistant of the nationalised Punjab National Bank (PNB) branch here, who was suspected to be the brain behind the robbery of a large quantity of pledged jewels from the bank locker, …
  • AIRing earthy flavours 02 May 2019 19:50 Information is a click away and there is no dearth of entertainment channels. Amidst all this onslaught, All India Radio is holding its own, staying vibrant and relevant. The two-part article that appeared in this supplement on November 9 and 16, 2018, was …
  • Axe may fall on three more AIADMK MLAs for supporting TTV Dhinakaran 27 Apr 2019 01:24 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Axe is likely to fall on three more AIADMK MLAs, who have allegedly extended support to TTV Dhinakaran, AMMK general secretary, as Assembly Speaker P Dhanabal is expected to send them notices for their anti-party activities …
  • Duo held for circulating casteist audio clip that sparked riots on election day 27 Apr 2019 01:24 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Two persons, namely Selvakumar (34), son of Ganesan and Vasanth (30), son of Chandrasekar, hailing from Pattukkottai in Thanjavur were arrested for making and spreading a casteist audio clip that sparked off riots in …
  • Cyclone on course, heavy rains predicted in Chennai by April 29 24 Apr 2019 23:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday said a trough of low pressure had formed and so, a cyclone storm was likely to be heading toward Tamil Nadu by April 29. “A trough of low at mean sea level lies over …
  • Asian Athletic Championship: ‘Gold’ Gomathi brings laurels to her non-descript village 24 Apr 2019 00:59 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Mudikandam a non-descript village in the district, was abuzz on Tuesday morning. Oblivious to the frenzy, Rasaathi went about her chores when neighbours rushed to her house to inform that her daughter Gomathi had put them …
  • Peace returns to Ponnamaravathi,  prohibitory order off from today 22 Apr 2019 01:52 By Express News Service TIRUCHY/PUDUKKOTTAI: With no violent incidents in the three days of Section 144 imposed in Ponnamaravathi and surrounding villages, the Ponnamaravathi DSP SK Senthil Kumar has said that the 144 would not continue from Monday.   …
  • Post-poll scene in Tamil Nadu, a mirror to recurring caste-based violence 21 Apr 2019 23:06 CHENNAI: The two disconcerting incidents of violence close on the heels of the Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu - one in Ponparappi in Ariyalur district falling within Chidambaram reserved constituency and the other in Ponnamaravathi in Pudukkottai district - …
  • Lok Sabha Elections: 1,000 unidentified people booked for rioting 21 Apr 2019 00:28 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: After Friday’s violence at Ponnamaravathi, where CrPC Section 144 has been promulgated for three days, the police have booked 1,000 unidentified people on charges of destruction of property and injuring policemen. The …
  • Ponnamaravathi violence: Prohibitory orders in place, cases filed against 1000 persons 20 Apr 2019 07:23 By Chennaivision in Chennai News April 20, 2019 Section 144 has been imposed by the Tamil Nadu police in 30 villages in Ponnamaravathi block of Pudukkottai district following violence between two caste groups. Accoording to reports, cases have been filed …
  • Bouquet of interesting plays 15 Apr 2019 17:38 Bouquet of interesting plays Narayana Gopala ... by veteran Koothapiran's troupe depicted the eternal fight between the Good and the Evil. — Pics. by R. M. Rajarathinam THE GOOD turnout during the weeklong drama festival organised jointly by the …
  • Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu 08 Apr 2019 06:25 [India], Apr 8 (ANI): A statue of Dravidian ideologue 'Periyar' EV Ramasamy, was found vandalised on Monday near Aranthangi in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai district. Periyar was a politician and social activist, who started the self-respect …
  • Local bodies ditched again by both AIADMK, DMK 22 Mar 2019 04:24 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Dravidian majors— the opposition DMK and governing AIADMK—while fighting for devolution of powers to the State, have done little to devolve powers to local bodies. Indeed, local body governance has found no place in the …
  • 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 …
  • 'Gaja second strongest cyclone since 1996' 20 Mar 2019 02:14 Express News Service CHENNAI: The severe cyclonic storm Gaja that hit the Tamil Nadu coast in November last year was the second strongest and first-ever rare looping track cyclone formed over the Bay of Bengal after 1996. No wonder, the storm has wrecked …
  • Mixed response to Ramnad Lok Sabha seat given to IUML in DMK alliance 17 Mar 2019 21:08 RAMESWARAM: While the sitting MP of the sprawling Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha constituency in Southwest Tamil Nadu is Anwar Raja of the AIADMK, a devout Muslim, the DMK allocating the seat for the April 18 Lok Sabha polls this year to the Indian Union Muslim …
  • Pollachi sex scandal: Students protesting outside govt college detained by police 16 Mar 2019 10:02 [India], March 16 (ANI): Hundreds of students of Pudukkottai Government Women Arts College staging a sit-in protest over the Pollachi sex scandal were detained by the Police here on Saturday. The students refused to call off the Dharna, due to which police …
  • Pollachi sex scandal: Students protesting outside govt college, detained 16 Mar 2019 08:05 The students refused to call off Dharna, due to which police had to forcibly detain the agitating girls. Pudukkottai: Hundreds of students of Pudukkottai Government Women Arts College staging a sit-in protest over the Pollachi sex scandal were detained by …
  • Labour welfare buildings worth Rs 6.45 crore inaugurated 24 Feb 2019 02:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami declared open various buildings for the Labour Welfare department, constructed at a cost of Rs 6.45 crore, in six districts, through video conferencing from the Secretariat on Friday. …
  • Beela Rajesh is new Health Secy, Prakash to head Chennai Corpn. 17 Feb 2019 04:39 As part of a major reshuffle of IAS officers, the State government on Saturday transferred Health Secretary J. Radhakrishnan as Transport Secretary. Mr. Radhakrishnan has been Health Secretary for the past seven years, and was in the news recently after …
  • On R-Day, awards handed out to bravehearts and policemen 27 Jan 2019 23:28 N. Surya Kumar, a Chennai-based mechanic, was presented with the Anna Medal for Gallantry for nabbing a criminal. On the night of April 17, Dr. Amutha Arumugam was at her Anna Nagar clinic as usual. All of a sudden, a criminal, Janakiraman, snatched her …
  • 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 …
  • TN human development report - 2017 : Chennai slips in HDI rank, Kovai out of top 5 27 Jan 2019 21:59 CHENNAI: As Tamil Nadu has pitched an ambitious target to attract a whopping Rs 3.43 lakh crore of fresh industrial investments at the just concluded second ‘Global Investors Meet (GIM)’, several new facets of the state’s economic development experience …
  • Actress Kasturi keen on politics 22 Jan 2019 19:03 The actress Kasturi says she wishes to enter politics but her ambitions are very different. “I want to spread the message of Maha Kavi Subramanya Bharathi. In her career of public service thus far, she proved an able worker in the cause of the peple ht by …
  • Tamil Nadu's Jallikattu enters Guinness records on day when raging bulls kill 2 21 Jan 2019 15:39 Jallikattu a popular and ancient bull-taming sport underway in Palamedu of Tamil Nadu's Madurai district on Feb 9, 2017IANS Tamil Nadu's bull-taming sport Jallikattu made it to the Guinness World Records on Sunday after 1,353 bulls and 800 tamers …
  • Tamil Nadu's Jallikattu makes it to Guinness World Records; kills 2 spectators 21 Jan 2019 08:07 Tamil Nadu's bull-taming sport Jallikattu has made it to the Guinness World Records for the participation of 1,353 bulls and 800 tamers, double the number of 647 bulls that participated last year. Tamil Nadu's Health Minister C Vijaya Bhaskar, who …
  • Record jallikattu claims 2 lives in Viralimalai 20 Jan 2019 22:22 Pudukkotai: In the largest ever jallikattu (bull-taming) held this season so far to create a world record at Viralimalai near Pudukkottai on Sunday, two visitors were unfortunately gored to death and at least 40 bull-tamers were injured. The jallikattu was …
  • Brave Thamizhachi: Transwoman shares special relationship with Jallikattu, bulls 20 Jan 2019 01:46 Express News Service TIRUCHY: When it is announced that a bull belonging to ‘Veera Thamizhachi’ is coming through the Vaadivasal, spectators at jallikattu events in Tiruchy and Pudukkottai districts are likely to burst into cheers and applause. The title ‘ …
  • Pongal '19: Madurai celebrates Jallikattu 15 Jan 2019 06:31 [India], Jan 15 (ANI): Jallikattu, a traditional bull-taming event, began in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district on Tuesday on the occasion of Pongal. The excitement was palpable in Madurai's Avaniapuram where the sport was being organised. As per …
  • Thachchankuruchi hosts Pudukkottai’s first jallikattu 15 Jan 2019 02:10 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Pudukkottai, known for conducting the maximum number of jallikattu events in the State, opened its account this year when Thachchankuruchi hosted the event on Monday. Around 450 bulls and 350 players participated in the …
  • Villages echo with wails of misery and broken dreams 09 Jan 2019 05:44 It was a sight of loud bereavement in four villages. Tents before the houses bespoke of the loss of a dear member. At road corners, tea shops and under trees, villagers were discussing the fate of families who lost their bread earners in the January 6 road …
  • 10 Sabarimala pilgrims from Telangana die in TN road accident 07 Jan 2019 10:34 PUDUKKOTTAI: Ten Sabarimala pilgrims from Telangana died and five others suffered injuries when a trailer truck rammed a van they were travelling in near Thirumayam in Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday afternoon. Nine of the deceased have been …
  • Efforts on in Pudukkottai to throw light on rock-cut cave temple 02 Jan 2019 06:52 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Efforts of archaeological enthusiasts to throw light on a rock-cut cave temple in Pudukkottai district on the first day of 2019 were hampered by waist-deep mud. A group of youngsters organised through social media had …
  • Rajini Makkal Mandram to construct 15 houses for cyclone Gaja victims 01 Jan 2019 05:26 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Rajini Makkal Mandram has decided to construct 15 new houses for people who lost their huts to Cyclone Gaja in Nagapattinam district. According to a statement released by the organisation, each house would be constructed …
  • NABARD pitch for renovation ofi tanks in Pudukottai 22 Dec 2018 03:04 Rehabilitation of 5,451 tanks, the primary source of irrigation for rainfed farming, has been identified as a critical infrastructure requirement in Pudukottai district by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) in its Potential Linked …
  • Prithviraj ready for the Olympic journey 20 Dec 2018 17:37 It is an interesting race aimed towards Olympic selection and Prithviraj Tondaiman of Pudukkottai is happy to lead the men’s trap at the halfway stage. Having shot a national record equalling 124 out of 125 in Jaipur, the 31-year-old Prithviraj feels he …
  • India: Cyclone Gaja’s path makes the affected landscape look like Palai (desert) 10 Dec 2018 05:54 On 3rd December, 2018, Caritas India organized coordination meeting of the Directors of Cyclone Gaja affected Diocesan Social Service Societies (DSSSs) and Tamil Nadu Social Service Society (TASOSS) to review the relief and rehabilitation efforts. Dr.John …
  • Moi Virunthu in U.S. to raise funds for cyclone victims in Tamil Nadu 10 Dec 2018 03:23 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A group of Tamil women residing in the US organised a Moi Virunthu (community feast) to raise funds for cyclone-affected residents of a village in Pudukkottai district. Members of Vaagai Women Empowerment Team in North …
  • Low pressure area likely to bring heavy rain in Tamil Nadu 01 Dec 2018 10:39 In the last 24 hours, a few places have received rain across the state. (File) A low-pressure area hovering close to south Tamil Nadu is likely to cause heavy rainfall at isolated places in southern districts of the state in the next 24 hours, the Regional …
  • E Palaniswami To Visit Cyclone Gaja-Hit Areas Amid Demands For More Help 28 Nov 2018 04:44 E Palaniswami had sought a Rs.15,000 crore-relief for Tamil Nadu after Cyclone Gaja. Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami will visit Cyclone Gaja-affected parts of the state today amid protests over allegations that many remote areas are yet to …
  • Cyclone Gaja caused extensive damage in Tamil Nadu: Centre’s team 26 Nov 2018 03:30 By Express News Service THANJAVUR/TIRUVARUR: The damage caused by Cyclone Gaja is extensive, said Daniel E Richard, joint secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, on Sunday. Richard is leading the six-member team deputed by the Centre to inspect areas …
  • Cyclone Gaja: CM Palaniswami meets PM Modi, seeks Rs 15,000 cr relief package 22 Nov 2018 10:09 New Delhi: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappai K Palaniswami on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital and sought Rs 15,000 crore central relief package for relief and restoration works being undertaken in areas affected by cyclone …
  • Cyclone Gaja: CM Palaniswami meets PM, seeks Rs 15,000 crore assistance 22 Nov 2018 09:25 [India], Nov 22 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappai K Palaniswami on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the national capital and sought Rs 15,000 crore central relief package for relief and restoration works being undertaken in areas …
  • ‘Postpone Forest department competitive exam in Cyclone Gaja-affected areas’ 22 Nov 2018 07:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The competitive examination for the Forest Department Uniformed Services should be postponed as seven districts of the State have largely been affected by the Gaja cyclone, urged Dr S Ramadoss, founder, PMK, in a release. “ …
  • DMK Chief Stalin Tears Into Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Over Cylone Gaja 21 Nov 2018 16:54 Cyclone Gaja has so far claimed 46 lives in Tamil Nadu. Chennai: President of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam MK Stalin on Tuesday slammed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappai K Palaniswami for not spending enough time with the victims of Cyclone Gaja. The …
  • CM visits cyclone-hit areas, makes string of relief measures 21 Nov 2018 15:09 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today visited Cyclone ‘Gaja’ affected districts of the State, a day after he announced immediate release of Rs 1,000 crore towards undertaking relief works. In a statement, estimating the loss suffered by …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Several villages in Tamil Nadu yet to get food, water 21 Nov 2018 12:49 Cyclone Gaja hit the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on the early hours of Friday morning gusting with the wind speed of 120 kmph. Photo: Reuters Thanjavur: Four days after cyclone Gaja created havoc in Tamil Nadu’s Cauvery delta districts and Karaikal …
  • Anna University exams to resume conducting in non-cyclone affected districts from Thursday 21 Nov 2018 09:45 CHENNAI: Anna University will resume conducting of semester examinations for affiliated colleges from Thursday (November 22). According to an official release, the university had postponed exams for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 538 …
  • Cauvery delta residents angry with slow cyclone relief 21 Nov 2018 09:40 Cyclone Gaja hit the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the early hours of Friday, gusting with the wind speed of 120 kmph and causing widespread devastation. Photo: Reuters Thanjavur/Nagapattinam: Anger against the state government prevailed across …
  • Anna University 21 Nov 2018 09:28 CHENNAI: Anna University will resume conducting of semester examinations for affiliated colleges from Thursday (November 22). According to an official release, the university had postponed exams for all undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in 538 …
  • Stalin slams CM Palaniswami's visit to Gaja-hit areas, says relief work a setup 20 Nov 2018 12:28 Stalin on Monday announced Rs 1 crore financial assistance for the relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone Gaja hit areas. Chennai: President of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MK Stalin on Tuesday slammed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappai K Palaniswami …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Stalin tears into TN CM 20 Nov 2018 11:45 [India], Nov 20 (ANI): President of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) M. K. Stalin on Tuesday slammed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappai K Palaniswami for not spending enough time with the victims of Cyclone Gaja. The statement from Stalin came just a few …
  • TN CM, Dy CM distribute relief material in Gaja-hit Pudukkottai 20 Nov 2018 10:45 [India], Nov 20 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappai K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Tuesday distributed relief material to the people affected by Cyclone Gaja in Pudukkottai region. Speaking to media, Palaniswami said, …
  • Tamil Nadu CM visits cyclone Gaja-hit areas, likely to meet PM Modi on Thursday 20 Nov 2018 09:00 The chief minister, who announced a Rs 1,000-crore package on Monday for immediate relief and rehabilitation work. Pudukottai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday visited the districts hit by Cyclone Gaja, distributed relief materials among …
  • Cyclone Gaja uproots 3,000 trees planted by green activist Thangasamy on 30 acres 20 Nov 2018 08:47 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Nearly 70 per cent of the trees that late green activist Maram Thangasamy nurtured on 30 acres in Senthangudi village have been devoured by cyclone Gaja. His son Kannan estimated not less than 3,000 trees were felled by …
  • Gaja cyclone toll nears 50, power cut in many areas, people protest, relief works going on 20 Nov 2018 01:07 Gaja cyclone toll nears 50, power cut in many areas, people protest, relief works going on The severe cyclonic storm Gaja has left behind a trial of havoc and destruction with the death toll touching 49 today. While the government said that 36 persons had …
  • TN announces Rs 1,000 cr assistance for cyclone relief 19 Nov 2018 18:56 Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday announced a sum of Rs 1,000 crore for carrying out relief works in the cyclone Gaja affected districts. He also said the death toll due to cyclone has gone up to 46. In a statement …
  • India - Tropical Cyclone GAJA update (GDACS, JTWC, IMD, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 November 2018) 19 Nov 2018 15:42 At least 45 people are dead after tropical cyclone GAJA made landfall over central-southern Tamil Nadu (southeastern India). 177,500 people are displaced in 351 camps across nine affected districts: Chennai, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur, Pudukkottai, …
  • Vijay Sethupathi's kind gesture for 'Cyclone Gaja' victims 19 Nov 2018 11:47 By Online Desk Actor Vijay Sethupathi is well known for his helpful nature and the 'Vikram Vedha' actor has yet again proved why he one of the most respected and loved actors by fans. The recent 'Cyclone Gaja' left many Tamil Nadu districts …
  • President speaks to TN CM over cyclone 19 Nov 2018 08:08 New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami to take stock of the situation after the state was hit by cyclone Gaja killing 45 people. “Spoke to the Chief Minister and inquired about the …
  • Tamil Nadu: Protesting locals arrested for burning down official vehicles, injuring DSP 19 Nov 2018 05:53 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: After residents of Kothamangalam village of Alangudi block protested by pelting stones at Deputy Superintendent of Police G Aiyanar leaving him badly injured apart from setting fire to officials' vehicles, more than …
  • Hurricane Gaja Situation Situation Report 1 – period covered: Nov 15-18, 2018 19 Nov 2018 00:46 Situation Overview Highlights: Humanity Road activated its disaster desk on Thursday November 15, 2018 in advance of landfall of Cyclone Gaja in India. This situation report number 1 provides helpful links and situational information based on early …
  • Cyclone Gaja: Death toll rises to 33; water, food, milk being supplied to people affected in Tamil Nadu 17 Nov 2018 18:21 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Gaja death toll rises to 33 The death toll resulting from cyclone Gaja, which hit Tamil Nadu's coastal districts on Friday, has touched 33, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said on Saturday. The cyclone left a trail of …
  • Death toll in Tamil Nadu due to Cyclone Gaja... 17 Nov 2018 13:17 About 177,500 people are staying in 351 relief camps in the cyclone-affected areas. The death toll due to cyclone Gaja, which hit Tamil Nadu's coastal districts on Friday, has increased to 33, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said on Saturday. Speaking to …
  • Death toll in Tamil Nadu due to cyclone Gaja rises to 33 17 Nov 2018 12:22 Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) The death toll due to cyclone Gaja, which hit Tamil Nadu’s coastal districts on Friday, has increased to 33, Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said on Saturday. Speaking to reporters at Salem, about 350 kilometres from here, Palaniswami …
  • Gaja wreaks havoc in T.N. 17 Nov 2018 02:48 At least 13 persons died and public infrastructure and private properties in seven districts were damaged as Cyclone Gaja wreaked havoc in Tamil Nadu on Friday. The severe cyclonic storm that made a midnight landfall near Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam …
  • Cyclone Gaja hits Tamil Nadu, 30 killed, many homeless 17 Nov 2018 01:31 ‘Gaja’, played hide and seek for over a week and finally struck with winds speeds touching 110 kmph. Chennai: When ‘Gaja’ hovered over the Bay of Bengal near Nagapattinam district for the past one week, the public and all government stakeholders did little …
  • Gaja cyclone wreaks damage in Tamil Nadu 16 Nov 2018 02:36 TRICHY: Severe cyclonic storm Gaja that crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam in the early hours of Friday -- between 12.30am and 2.30am -- with wind a speed of 100-110kmph gusting to 120kmph brought heavy rain in …
  • Anna University to cancel affiliation of Pudukkottai engineering college for alleged cheating during exams 14 Nov 2018 03:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Acting strongly against malpractices in examinations, the controller of examinations at Anna University has recommended cancelling the affiliation of an engineering college at Pudukkottai that is believed to have allowed …
  • Cyclone 'Gaja' springs surprise, Chennai to get heavy rains 13 Nov 2018 19:16 Express News Service CHENNAI: Cyclonic storm 'Gaja' continue to spring surprises with the location of where it will make landfall continuing to change as it nears the coast. When everyone thought 'Gaja' was drifting down south, the storm …
  • Tamil Nadu, Andhra coasts set for heavy rain today as ‘Gaja’ moves in 13 Nov 2018 17:04 Heavy rainfall is expected to commence over South Coastal Andhra Pradesh and coastal Tamil Nadu from Wednesday evening onwards as cyclone ‘Gaja’ nears the coast. ‘Gaja’ is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday …
  • Another Periyar Statue Vandalised In Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai District 20 Mar 2018 12:20 A statue of social reformer and Dravidian movement icon E V Ramasamy, popularly known as "Periyar", was found damaged in a village on Tuesday, the latest in a series of similar incidents of vandalism. Unidentified persons cut off the head of the …
  • Tamil Nadu: Tamil icon Periyar's statue vandalised in Pudukkottai 20 Mar 2018 09:52 In yet another incident of vandalism, a statue of Dravidian stalwart EV Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, was damaged by an unidentified person in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai district today, news agency ANI reported.  Following the incident, a case …
  • Statue vandalism continues: Periyar bust beheaded in Pudukkottai 20 Mar 2018 05:30 Chennai: A statue of Dravidian icon and social reformer EV Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, was vandalised by unidentified people in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai on Tuesday. A case has been registered and investigation is on, news agency ANI reported. …
  • Dalits attacked at temple festival in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai 14 Feb 2018 00:32 PUDUKKOTTAI: Dalits of Vilampatti near Iluppur allege they were beaten up by Caste Hindus during a temple festival in a neighbouring village. On Monday, A Jeeva, president of Pudukkottai unit of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), along with some victims, submitted …
  • Meet Pudukkottai’s change-makers & their kid army 24 Oct 2017 04:50 CHENNAI: Mohamed Bhilal, coordinator for the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) at the Village Resource Centre in Pudukkottai, has received at least half-a-dozen calls since Sunday morning. “Where is my wife? Who is sitting next to her? I hear a …
  • Tamil Nadu: Sri Lankan Navy apprehends four Indian fishermen from Pudukkottai 05 Oct 2017 10:36 [India], October 05 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Navy on Thursday apprehended four Indian fishermen and seized a boat from the coast of Jegathapattinam in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai. The fishermen were apprehended for allegedly fishing very close to the island …
  • Sri Lankan Navy arrests three more Pudukkottai fishermen 09 Jul 2017 07:24 Three Pudukkottai fishermen were apprehended by the Sri Lankan Navy while they were fishing near Neduntheevu on Sunday night. The trio of M. Pradeep, M. Prasanth and A. Selvaraj from Jagadappattinam coastal village were taken to Kankesanthurai naval base …
  • MLA among 70 held near Pudukkottai 26 Feb 2017 01:56 PUDUKKOTTAI : Mild tension prevailed when a sitting MLA was arrested after he tried to stage a road blockade along with his supporters on Saturday alleging that he was not invited for government functions in the region. According to sources, Siva V …
  • 2 dead, 129 injured during jallikattu event in Tamil NaduTwo bull tamers died and 129 others suffered injuries during a jallikattu event at Rapoosal village in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai district on Sunday afternoon. 22 Jan 2017 12:30 TRICHY: Two bull tamers died and 129 others suffered injuries during a jallikattu event at Rapoosal village in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai district on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Raja, 26, and Mohan, 25, both of whom were from Rapoosal. …
  • LIC Assistant Recruitment 2019 process for 8500 posts begins @licindia.in 17 Sep 2019 04:50 Sl No. Zone Division State Phase-I: Preliminary Examination / Phase-II : Main Examination : 1 CENTRAL ZONE Bhopal Madhya Pradesh BHOPAL 2 CENTRAL ZONE Bilaspur Chhattisgarh BILASPUR (CHHATTISGARH) 3 CENTRAL ZONE GWALIOR Madhya Pradesh GWALIOR 4 CENTRAL …
  • Light rain, pleasant evenings in store for a few more days 15 Sep 2019 21:36 The sunny weather in the morning turned pleasant towards evening in some parts of the city as they received mild showers. Royapettah, Kamarajar Salai, Anna Salai, Chintadripet, Adyar and R.A. Puram saw light rain in the evening. Officials of the …
  • Four diphtheria patients reported in Madurai, 16 cases suspected 08 Sep 2019 02:00 Express News Service MADURAI: Four patients tested positive for diphtheria in Madurai district between June and September, said highly-placed sources in the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Besides, 16 people, including 11 children, …
  • Tamil Nadu Man Opens Fire At Toll Plaza After Refusing To Pay, Arrested 29 Aug 2019 13:42 The incident occurred at the Kappalur toll plaza, around 450 km south of Tamil Nadu capital Chennai Chennai: A 25-year-old man got down from his car and opened fire after refusing to pay at a toll plaza in Tamil Nadu's Madurai district, according to …
  • EPS to lead 18-member team in three-nation visit 28 Aug 2019 00:45 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami is leading a 18-member team comprising senior ministers and officials, during his three-nation visit to attract investments, which begins from Wednesday.  Health Minister C Vijaya …
  • ‘Policy for M-sand to be put in place soon’ 21 Aug 2019 00:24 In three months, the State government will put in place an M-sand policy that aims to promote the use of M-sand as an alternative building material and eliminate the pervasion of sub-standard products in the market through regulation of trade, government …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • One killed in fire in Tamil Nadu cracker unit 13 Aug 2019 14:02 Three sheds were razed to the ground in the blasts following the fire. Virudhunagar: One person was killed in a fire that broke out in a cracker unit at Karicheri in this district on Tuesday, police said. Three sheds were razed to the ground in the blasts …
  • Conservation of ESZ in Tamil Nadu to get a boost 10 Aug 2019 03:08 Express News Service CHENNAI: In an important development that would regulate the construction activities around protected areas, the Central government has approved eco-sensitive zone (ESZ) for 11 sanctuaries in Tamil Nadu. Union Environment Minister …
  • All four tiger reserves in State ranked ‘very good’ 30 Jul 2019 00:24 All the four tiger reserves in Tamil Nadu have been ranked “very good” in the Management Effectiveness Evaluation (MEE) rating done for all the 50 tiger reserves in India. The proposal for the fifth tiger reserve, linking Meghamalai Wildlife Sanctuary in …
  • Baby Of Woman Given HIV-Positive Blood In Tamil Nadu Tests Negative 27 Jul 2019 20:56 Doctors have performed two tests on the baby and will do a final test next year. (Representational) Virudhunagar, Tamil Nadu: The of baby of the woman who was transfused with HIV positive blood at a government hospital in Tamil Nadu's Virudhnagar, has …
  • TN woman’s baby tests negative for HIV 27 Jul 2019 19:25 Virudhunagar : The second HIV test on the baby whose mother was transfused with HIV positive blood in a government hospital here has resulted into negative on Saturday. The woman was admitted to the Rajaji Hospital in Sattur town of Virudhunagar district …
  • Madras High Court's relief: Pregnant woman infected with HIV blood to get Rs 25 lakh, house, job 27 Jul 2019 07:07 Madras High Court's relief: Pregnant woman infected with HIV blood to get Rs 25 lakh, house, job The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday ordered the Tamil Nadu government to pay a compensation of Rs 25 lakh, provide a house and a job to a …
  • Suvidha special trains between Nagercoil to Chennai Egmore 26 Jul 2019 18:19 By Chennaivision in Railway News July 26, 2019 Train No.82605 Chennai Egmore – Nagercoil Suvidha special train will leave Chennai Egmore at 18.50 hrs o­n 30th August & 06th September, 2019 and reach Nagercoil at 08.00 hrs. the next day. Train No.82606 …
  • Special fare special trains between Nagercoil – Velankanni 26 Jul 2019 18:18 By Chennaivision in Railway News July 26, 2019 Train No.06094 Nagercoil – Velankanni special fare special train will leave  Nagercoil at 14.25 hrs. o­n 31st August, 07th September, 2019 and reach Velankanni at 03.00 hrs. the next day. Train No.06093 …
  • HC orders relief to woman infected with HIV blood 26 Jul 2019 17:10 Chennai, July 26 (IANS) The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday ordered the Tamil Nadu government to pay a compensation of Rs 25 lakh, provide a house and a job to a pregnant woman who was transfused with HIV-infected blood in a government …
  • DMK president MK Stalin rides metro rail to his Teynampet home 24 Jul 2019 21:49 Chennai: DMK president M. K. Stalin rode the metro rail from the airport to his Teynampet home after arriving from Madurai Wednesday night, leaving a large contingent of party cadres and mediapersons waiting disappointed outside the gate-3 of the arrival …
  • Tamil Nadu school teacher stabbed to death by husband in front of students 23 Jul 2019 20:56 Getty Images A horrifying murder shook Madurai on Monday when a school teacher was stabbed by her estranged husband in a classroom full of students. The murder took place in a school in Thirumangalam near Madurai in Tamil Nadu.  The murdered woman was …
  • Congress urges Centre not to cut EPFO interest rate 23 Jul 2019 07:33 Congress leader Manickam Tagore on July 22 urged the government not to reduce the 8.65% interest rate offered in 2018-19 by the Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), the government-owned pension fund manager. Raising the issue in the Lok Sabha …
  • Teacher stabbed to death by husband in front of class 23 Jul 2019 01:35 Express News Service MADURAI: A teacher was stabbed to death by her husband inside the classroom in a government-aided school in Thirumangalam on Monday. The deceased teacher has been identified as G Rathidevi (35) of Chithanenthal in Kariapatti of …
  • TN police to be equipped with drones, body cameras & more 20 Jul 2019 09:32 The Tamil Nadu police will soon buy body-worn cameras and drones for maintaining law and order. An announcement in this regard was made by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, during the discussion on demands for grants for police and fire and rescue …
  • Six killed as van falls off bridge 19 Jul 2019 06:47 Six persons, including three children, were killed when a van fell off a bridge near here in the wee hours of Thursday. Twelve others who sustained injuries have been admitted to the Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital. Senthil Kumar, 28, along with 17 …
  • 10 dead in collision between bus, van near Kallakurichi 19 Jul 2019 02:15 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Ten people died and six others suffered grievous injuries when an omnibus and van collided head-on near Kallakuruchi in the wee hours of Thursday. While the bus was on the way to Chennai from Coimbatore, the pick-up van …
  • Memorial for Kamaraj inaugurated by TN CM 15 Jul 2019 11:33 The memorial has been built on 12 acres at the entry point of Virudhunagar on Madurai-Tirunelveli National Highway. Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami, on Monday, inaugurated a memorial for political doyen from the state and former CM, the …
  • India: Tamil Nadu govt announces relief to worm-hit maize farmers 05 Jul 2019 04:10 Julie Mariappan | TNN CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday announced Rs 186.25 crore to maize farmers affected by fall armyworm, an invasive pest. Making a suo motu announcement in the assembly, Palaniswami said that relief …
  • A world without water 29 Jun 2019 19:50 Chennai is parched. So is Tamil Nadu. Women of already water-stressed districts like Virudhunagar and Ramanathapuram have to walk several kilometres daily to fetch water. (Twitter/@DMKDindigul) Written by G Sundarrajan Around 2,000 years ago, in his …
  • Madurai on a plate 29 Jun 2019 17:06 The first thing Chibi Raagul S V did when he visited his hometown Madurai after a year, was treat himself to Sulthan’s biryani at Simakkal. “My craving for biryani is beyond my control,” he laughs and adds, “Of all the loves, my love for food is the most …
  • Rains lash Chennai, showers to continue till Saturday 28 Jun 2019 02:26 The core areas of Chennai received heavy rain on Wednesday evening. Areas like T Nagar, Saidapet, Teynampet, Nandanam, Pallavaram and Tambaram received strong showers, bringing joy to people of the city who are suffering from water shortage and heat. The …
  • Woman given govt job on humanitarian grounds 28 Jun 2019 02:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: Despite undergoing a tubectomy operation in Virudhunagar Government Hospital in 2011, a 28- year-old woman from Sivakasi gave birth to a baby girl in 2014. Since then she has been running from pillar and post, seeking a job on …
  • Sri Lankan refugees seek Indian citizenship 26 Jun 2019 04:39 Scores of Sri Lankan refugees living in various camps in Virudhunagar district have submitted separate petitions seeking Indian citizenship to Collector A. Sivagnanam. Stating that they had lived most pat of their life in India, the refugees said they did …
  • Prasath bowls Namakkal to big win in TN Cricket Association inter-district U-14 meet 20 Jun 2019 06:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: RV Hari Prasath’s 5/36 propelled Namakkal to beat Virudhunagar by an innings and 160 runs in the quarterfinals of the TNCA inter-district U-14 meet on Wednesday. Brief scores: Quarterfinals: Krishnagiri 170 in 83.3 …
  • Medical services partially hit in districts 17 Jun 2019 13:10 Ramanathapuram/Sivaganga Medical services were partially hit in the two districts as private doctors withdrew non-essential medical services, while government doctors staged demonstration and wore black badges, expressing solidarity with the striking …
  • Tamil Nadu CM calls on Prime Minister Modi, discusses projects 16 Jun 2019 07:50 Image Source : PTI Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence here and sought his support for various state-specific projects. Palaniswami, during the …
  • HC summons Virudhunagar SP 14 Jun 2019 17:02 MADURAI The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday summoned the Virudhunagar Superintendent of Police after a policeman complained that he was issued a charge memo 10 months after being acquitted of the same charges. Justice D. Krishnakumar …
  • Residents oppose bid to shift TASMAC shop 10 Jun 2019 15:29 Virudhunagar Residents of V.V.R. Colony and Bharati Nagar near Allampatti are up in arms against the attempt to locate a new TASMAC liquor retail shop along with a bar amidst residential area. A section of the residents on Monday gave a petition to …
  • Tamil Nadu MBBS admission 2019: Where to apply 10 Jun 2019 11:45 CHENNAI: The Directorate of Medical Education has called for online registration of application for admissions into MBBS and BDS courses in state quota in government colleges and self-financing medical colleges affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr M G R Medical …
  • Former Tamil Nadu Ranji cricketer Prabhakar Rao passes away 10 Jun 2019 01:54 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Former Tamil Nadu Ranji cricketer U Prabhakar Rao (84) passed away on Sunday. Rao was an outstanding cricketer who narrowly missed out playing for the country. He occupied various positions in TNCA. He held the posts of …
  • Two injured in fire accident at illegal cracker unit 09 Jun 2019 12:13 Virudhunagar Two workers sustained serious burn injuries following an explosion at an illegal cracker unit near Vembakottai near here on Sunday. The police identified the injured as S. Solairaj, 37, and A. Ganesan, 47, of Bose Colony in Sivakasi. The …
  • Merit list for State, management quota seats in Tamil Nadu medical colleges to be released on July 2 07 Jun 2019 08:29 The merit list for State and management quota seats in government and self-financing medical and dental colleges will be released on July 2, the Directorate Of Medical Education has announced. Counselling will tentatively be held from July 5 to 12 for …
  • Will not allow Hindi imposition in Tamil Nadu: NTK chief Seeman 03 Jun 2019 02:11 By Express News Service TIRUNELVELI/VIRUDHUNAGAR/CHENNAI: NTK chief Seeman told media persons here on Saturday that his party would not allow the imposition of Hindi by the Central government in Tamil Nadu. Saying that Tamil was several thousands …
  • 2 workers killed in fireworks factory blast in TN 30 May 2019 12:13 Fire service personnel doused the fire after a two-hour battle. Virudhunagar: Two persons were charred to death in an explosion at a private fireworks factory unit near Sattur in the district Thursday, police said. Friction during mixing of chemicals …
  • Two workers killed in fireworks factory blast in Tamil Nadu 30 May 2019 11:29 By PTI VIRUDHUNAGAR: Two persons were charred to death in an explosion at a private fireworks factory unit near Sattur in the district Thursday, police said. Friction during mixing of chemicals caused the blast in which the two workers, both aged 50, died, …
  • Quarry operator hacked to death in Tiruchuli 26 May 2019 13:03 Virudhunagar A stone quarry operator, M. Maria Selvakumar, 53, was hacked to death by armed men at Tiruchuli on Saturday night. The police said that the deceased was returning home on foot after shopping at Main Bazaar when he was intercepted by two …
  • Kerala and Tamil Nadu Lok Sabha Results 2019: Full Winners List 26 May 2019 05:56 Image Source : PTI Rahul Gandhi has grabbed a seat from Wayanad, Kerala The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was on Thursday set to retain power for another five years after making a sweep of the Lok Sabha battle and …
  • 52 Congress MLAs come from 18 states, UTs 26 May 2019 03:34 N0ew Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Who are the 52 candidates of the Congress who won despite the Narendra Modi wave in the just-concluded Lok Sabha elections? Congress had fielded 421 candidates across the country but only 52 of them got elected from 18 states and …
  • Vote transfer from allies helped AIADMK win Assembly seats 25 May 2019 07:13 Even though the DMK-led alliance swept the Lok Sabha polls in the State, it was not able to replicate the performance in nine Assembly constituencies. A queer pattern has emerged from these constituencies. Most of the Assembly constituencies came under the …
  • Small parties’ appeal hits urban-rural divide 25 May 2019 03:03 Staking a claim to being the viable alternative to Dravidian parties, three political parties — the Naam Tamilar Katchi, the Makkal Needhi Maiam and the Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam — have garnered around 12.8% of the total votes in the recent Lok Sabha …
  • Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Full list of winners 23 May 2019 19:06 State Constituencies Leading/Winning Candidates Party Andaman and Nicobar Andaman and Nicobar Islands VISHAL JOLLY BJP Andhra Pradesh Araku GODDETI MADHAVI YSRCP   Srikakulam Kinjarapu Ram Mohan Naidu     Vizianagaram       Visakhapatnam       …
  • General election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 12:04 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2019 GODAM NAGESH Leading TRS 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2019 SATYAPAL SINGH BAGHEL Leading BJP 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2019 SUJAY RADHAKRISHNA VIKHE …
  • South India live: Jagan is king in Andhra 23 May 2019 07:08 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates BJP's first time MLA turned MP candidate Dr.Umesh Jadhav defeats Congress floor leader Mallikarjuna Kharge in Congress's stronghold of Gulbarga. "Congress destroyed in Karnataka," cheers the BJP. …
  • Tamil Nadu Election Results 2019: Seats, Candidates, Check Result Here 23 May 2019 04:22 Tamil Nadu Election Results: There are 39 parliamentary seats in the state. New Delhi: Tamil Nadu voted in the second phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on April 18. There are 39 seats in the state with prime parties being All India Anna Dravida Munnetra …
  • India general election results 2019 live 23 May 2019 02:20 Constituencies A - Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z A Adilabad 2014 GODAM NAGESH TRS Agra 2014 DR. RAM SHANKAR KATHERIA BJP Ahmadnagar 2014 GANDHI DILIPKUMAR MANSUKHLAL BJP Ahmedabad East 2014 PARESH RAWAL BJP Ahmedabad West 2014 DR. …
  • Chennai: 24 flight passengers held for smuggling gold 17 May 2019 21:47  Four passengers identified as Feroz Khan (24) of Chennai, Syed Sikandar (26) of Virudhunagar, Mohamed Munas (46) and Jawseer (44) both from Colombo, who landed from Colombo by an Indigo Airlines flight were stopped. Gold pieces concealed in their rectum …
  • Lack of planning by State government led to water shortage, says Stalin 16 May 2019 04:16 DMK president M.K. Stalin on Wednesday flayed the AIADMK government for lack of planning that had led to acute drinking water shortage across the State. Speaking at Valayankulam in Tirupparankundram Assembly constituency, which is going for by-election on …
  • Kombu Vecha Singam wrapped up 11 May 2019 18:51 SR Prabhakaran has joined hands with his mentor, the actor-director Sasi Kumar, once again for Kombu Vecha Singamda, after their earlier successful venture Sundarapandian. Loosely based on the sensational real life incidents that happened in the remote and …
  • ‘NBHC officials not involved in daily operations in warehouses’ 11 May 2019 16:27 MaduraiAfter a CBI probe was ordered by the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court in an alleged case of fraud against a bank, the National Bulk Handling Corporation has stated that its officials were not involved in the day to day operations at warehouses …
  • Showers predicted during weekend, relief from heat expected 11 May 2019 11:49 Many parts of Tamil Nadu reeling under heatwave-like conditions may get a respite this weekend. The Meteorological Department expects some parts of the State to receive light to moderate showers on May 12. Light to moderate showers may occur in parts of …
  • Fire at illegal cracker unit; four injured near Sattur 08 May 2019 16:22 Virudhunagar Prevalence of illegal fireworks units came to the fore when an accidental fire at an illegal shed led to the destruction of crackers kept in another illegal shed and burnt paper bundles kept in a neighbouring house at Thayilpatti under …
  • Retired judge D Hariparanthaman to hold TNVA elections 07 May 2019 02:54 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has appointed Justice D Hariparanthaman, a retired judge of the High Court, as the officer to conduct an election to the TN Volleyball Association (TNVA) for the next four-year term 2019-2023. Justice …
  • HC transfers fraud on bank case to CBI 06 May 2019 16:58 MADURAI The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has transferred the investigation into a bank fraud case reported from Virudhunagar district to the Central Bureau of Investigation. The court was hearing a petition filed by K. Venkatesh of Rajapalayam, …
  • A parrot a day 04 May 2019 14:03 When Srivilliputhur wakes up to the sounds of the Thiruppavai from its many temples, the frail S Raman, 65, walks from his house on West Car Street to the Andal Temple. He spends at least two hours in the the temple garden in the southern prakaram, picking …
  • AIRing earthy flavours 02 May 2019 19:50 Information is a click away and there is no dearth of entertainment channels. Amidst all this onslaught, All India Radio is holding its own, staying vibrant and relevant. The two-part article that appeared in this supplement on November 9 and 16, 2018, was …
  • Virudhunagar district slips to 6th rank 29 Apr 2019 14:18 After a fall in State ranking in overall pass percentage in Plus Two examination, Virudhunagar district slipped to sixth position in Class 10 examination too. Bucking State-wide trend of improvement, the district, which stood third in the State with 98.2% …
  • Tamil Nadu’s student politics struggles to regain lost glory 21 Apr 2019 00:28 Express News Service CHENNAI :  In the 1967 Assembly elections, former Tamil Nadu chief minister K Kamaraj was defeated at Virudhunagar by a young student leader named P Seenivasan of the DMK. That was the impact student leaders once had on the State’s …
  • Polling percentage in Tamil Nadu touches 71% 19 Apr 2019 10:37 The average polling percentage in the general elections across 38 Parliamentary constituencies that went for polls on April 18 stood at 71.87%, Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo announced here on Friday. The polling percentage for 18 Assembly …
  • Released! Tamil Nadu 12th HSE result 2019 date and time: +2 result declared at dge.tn.nic.in and dge.tn.gov.in 19 Apr 2019 04:43 TN HSE result 2019: Tamil Nadu Board to announce HSE +2 result on April 19, 2019 (Representational Image) TN HSE result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu has released the result of Higher Secondary Examination (HSE) which is …
  • Bogus voting, clashes keep officials busy on polling day 19 Apr 2019 00:29 Express News Service MADURAI: Polling in the 10 southern Lok Sabha constituencies and seven assembly constituencies were largely peaceful on Thursday. However, incidents of bogus voting, EVM glitches, missing voter names and clashes kept police, voters and …
  • LS polls, Phase 2: K'taka voter comes to polling booth in an ambulance 18 Apr 2019 12:53 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • Polling largely peaceful in southern TN till 3 pm 18 Apr 2019 11:54 Except for a few complaints about errors in the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM), polling largely progressed on a peaceful note in southern districts of Tamil Nadu. According to Returning Officers from the 10 Lok Sabha constituencies in the south Tamil …
  • 2019 Lok Sabha Elections: 95 Seats Vote Today, All Of Tamil Nadu, Half Of Karnataka - 5-Point Guide 18 Apr 2019 07:10 State Voting Constituencies Tamil Nadu 38/39 Arakkonam, Arani, Chennai Central, Chennai North, Chennai South, Chidambaram, Coimbatore, Cuddalore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, Kallakurichi, Kancheepuram, Kanniyakumari, Karur, Krishnagiri, Madurai, …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: Hope Centre gives J&K an elected govt which is its right: Omar 18 Apr 2019 07:04 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: 'I developed Mathura, BSP-SP busy fighting,' says Hema 18 Apr 2019 05:55 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • Tamil Nadu HSE +2 result 2019 to be declared tomorrow 18 Apr 2019 05:31 TN HSE result 2019: Tamil Nadu Board to announce HSE +2 result on April 19, 2019 (Representational Image) TN HSE result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu will be releasing the result of Higher Secondary Examination (HSE) which is …
  • LIVE | LS polls 2: Dynasty, regional politics never hindered country: Kumaraswamy 18 Apr 2019 04:50 Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates in 95 constituencies will fight it out today. The result will be out on May 23. Originally, polls were to be held …
  • LIVE | LS polls, Phase 2: 'BJP has taken over AIADMK,' says Kanimozhi 18 Apr 2019 04:08 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • LIVE | Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2: EVM glitches reported at booths in WB, Assam 18 Apr 2019 02:47 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • Lok Sabha polls, Phase 2 LIVE: Big fight in Karnataka as 95 seats go to polls today 18 Apr 2019 02:07 Votes were to be held in 97 seats, but Vellore and Triputa East were kept out due to corruption, security concerns. Mumbai: Thirteen states and Union Territories go to polls in the ongoing Lok Sabha election’s second phase on Thursday, April 11. Candidates …
  • Stage set for polling; specialarrangements for car festival 17 Apr 2019 16:37 As many as 25.94 lakh voters in Madurai district are expected to exercise their franchise and thereby decide the fate of three parliamentary constituencies through the polling for parliamentary elections on Thursday. Collector and District Election Officer …
  • Tamil Nadu HSE +2 result 2019 date and time 17 Apr 2019 06:08 TN HSE result 2019: Tamil Nadu Board to announce HSE +2 result on April 19, 2019 (Representational Image) TN HSE result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu will be releasing the result of Higher Secondary Examination (HSE) which is …
  • TN HSE +2 result 2019 date and time 16 Apr 2019 05:48 TN HSE +2 result to be announced on April 19, 2019 (Representational Image) TN HSE result 2019: The Directorate of Government Exams (DGE), Tamil Nadu will be releasing the result of Higher Secondary Examination (HSE) which is equivalent to class 12 on …
  • Journo shooting chairs at Cong meet attacked 08 Apr 2019 06:29 VIRUDHUNAGAR: The police have registered a case against four people for assaulting a photographer of a Tamil weekly at the meeting organised by the Congress here on Saturday, in which president of Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC) K S Alagiri …
  • Watch: Congress workers beat up journalist for clicking photos of empty chairs at party rally in Tamil Nadu 07 Apr 2019 10:43 Congress workers caught on camera roughing up a photographer in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar district.Twitter/ANI On one hand, Congress president Rahul Gandhi is exhibiting his humane side by providing assistance to injured journalists, on the other …
  • 4 of a family killed in Virudhunagar accident 25 Mar 2019 14:25
  • Four of a family killed in accident in Virudhunagar district 25 Mar 2019 10:35
  • Firecracker industry's future to rule Virudhunagar polls 20 Mar 2019 06:05 Chennai: The uncertainty hanging over the future of the Rs 6,000 crore fireworks industry is expected to burst as a major campaign plank for the opposition parties during the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in the Virudhunagar constituency of Tamil Nadu. " …
  • Four DPCs opened Virudhunagar 29 Jan 2019 14:26 Virudhunagar Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation has opened four direct procurement centres (DPCs) in the district to procure paddy at a remunerative price directly from the farmers. The DPCs have been opened at Seithur and Devadanam in Rajapalayam Taluk …
  • TN's Virudhunagar tops list of 111 aspirational dist. 27 Dec 2018 22:01 NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu has topped the chart of aspirational districts which have shown the most improvement in the six parameters on which the survey is based. The government think tank Niti Aayog launched the Aspirational Districts …
  • Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar tops list of 111 aspirational districts 27 Dec 2018 21:32 NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu has topped the chart of aspirational districts which have shown the most improvement in the six parameters on which the survey is based. The government think tank Niti Aayog launched the Aspirational Districts …
  • Virudhunagar, Naupada, Sidharthnagar among top 3 27 Dec 2018 13:07 NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog. Pakur (Jharkhand), Hailakandi (Assam) and Chatra (Jharkhand) are three …
  • Virudhunagar, Naupada, Sidharthnagar among top 3 aspirational districts 27 Dec 2018 13:03 NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog. Pakur (Jharkhand), Hailakandi (Assam) and Chatra (Jharkhand) are three …
  • Jharkhand’s Pakur ranked worst, TN’s Virudhunagar best among aspirational districts 27 Dec 2018 12:08 New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The NITI Aayog on Thursday ranked Jharkhand’s Pakur district the worst and Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar the best among the nation’s 111 backward districts. The second “delta ranking” of backward districts — which the NITI Aayog has …
  • Virudhunagar, Naupada, Sidharthnagar among top 3 aspirational districts 27 Dec 2018 11:11 New Delhi, Dec 27 () Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog. Pakur (Jharkhand), Hailakandi (Assam) and Chatra (Jharkhand) …
  • Niti Aayog aspirational districts ranking 2018: Virudhunagar, Naupada, Sidharthnagar among top 3 27 Dec 2018 10:57 NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog. Pakur (Jharkhand), Hailakandi (Assam) and Chatra (Jharkhand) are three …
  • Virudhunagar GH gets two battery cars 12 Oct 2018 14:26 VIRUDHUNAGAR Dedicating two battery operated cars at the government headquarters hospital here exclusively for patients’ use, Collector A. Sivagnanam said on Friday that public, particularly elders who could not walk and or were seriously ill, could use …
  • Tamil Nadu Class 12 results: 91.1% students pass, Virudhunagar district tops list 16 May 2018 04:32 CHENNAI: Around 91% of the students who appeared for the Tamil Nadu state board higher secondary certificate (Class XII) exams passed, said school education minister K A Sengottaiyan on Wednesday. The overall pass percentage dipped from 92.1% last year to …
  • Govt opens new dental college in Virudhunagar 24 Jan 2018 05:24
  • GST levy: Fireworks units shut shop in Virudhunagar district 03 Jul 2017 13:06 Four to five lakh workers involved in the industry had been affected due to the closure of the units. Virudhunagar: Fireworks manufacturing units in this district, considered hub of fireworks industry, remained shut for the third day today in protest …
  • Second govt dental college in TN to come up at Virudhunagar 13 Apr 2017 02:40 CHENNAI: Fulfilling a promise made by the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the State Assembly on August 26, 2015, Chief Minister ‘Edappadi’ K Palaniswami on Wednesday announced that a new government dental college will be started at Virudhunagar.   …
  • Jallikattu: Bull gores Tamil Nadu cop to death in Virudhunagar 24 Jan 2017 04:21 VIRUDHUNAGAR: A bull gored a 30-year-old policeman to death at a jallikattu event at Kansapuram village near Srivilliputhur in Virudhunagar district on Monday, while a spectator was injured during a similar event at Rapoosal in Pudukkottai district on …
  • Policeman on duty killed by bull at jallikattu in village of Virudhunagar district; Assembly passes Bill 24 Jan 2017 01:52 The Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on Monday evening unanimously passed a Bill that will replace the jallikattu ordinance. Protesters assured the police that they will disperse from the Marina Beach once they get a signed copy of the ordinance. Protests …
  • Thangamayil Jewellery Ltd to open new branch at Ilayangudi 09 Sep 2019 19:56 Thangamayil Jewellery Ltd will be opening its new branch at Ilayangudi, Sivagangai District, Tamil Nadu on September 12, 2019. Shares of Thangamayil Jewellery Ltd was last trading in BSE at Rs.311.5 as compared to the previous close of Rs. 308. The total …
  • Thangamayil Jewellery Ltd announces opening of 4 new branches in Tamil Nadu 22 Aug 2019 09:17 Thangamayil Jewellery Ltd has announced the opening of new branches in Tamil Nadu. - Natham - Dindigul District, 40th Branch - Opened on 3rd August, 2019. - Manamadurai - Sivagangai District, 41st Branch - Opening on 25th August, 2019 - Vedachandur - …
  • A multi-faith crowd of 100,000 gather in Tamil Nadu for the procession of Saint James 27 Jul 2019 16:46 St James is the first Catholic church on Rameswaram Island. The spread of Christianity on the island is the work of the Servant of God Antonio Criminali, the second martyr of India. Its façade has a cross as well as Hindu and Islamic symbols, to show that …
  • Three Tamil Nadu districts get set for pre-test Census of India, 2021 27 Jul 2019 00:35 CHENNAI: With the next general census due in the country in the year  2021, the Union Home ministry has notified under the Census Act, conducting of 'pre-test census of India 2021' in all the States and Union Territories from August 12, 2019, to …
  • Fifth phase of Keezhadi excavation on 14 Jun 2019 05:23 The fifth phase of archaeological excavation was officially launched at Keezhadi here by Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Culture and Archaeology, K. Pandiarajan, on Thursday. The excavation lasting for four to five months would be the second …
  • Former Tamil Nadu Ranji cricketer Prabhakar Rao passes away 10 Jun 2019 01:54 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Former Tamil Nadu Ranji cricketer U Prabhakar Rao (84) passed away on Sunday. Rao was an outstanding cricketer who narrowly missed out playing for the country. He occupied various positions in TNCA. He held the posts of …
  • Praveen’s six-wicket haul helps Kancheepuram win 05 Jun 2019 06:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Riding on S Ricky Praveen’s 6 for 29, Kancheepuram defeated Coimbatore by 12 runs in the TNCA inter-district U-19 tournament. Brief scores: Kancheepuram 154 in 48.2 ovs (R Yash 31, Pranav Kumar 35, Aditya Kumar Gaurav 3…
  • Independents’ performance poor in Tami Nadu; together bag 0.51% votes 25 May 2019 02:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has had its share of interesting independent candidates such as Kuppalji Devadoss called ‘Chillar Raja’ who paid his deposit money in coins and Padmarajan, an independent candidate, who holds the record of losing …
  • India: With water still in our village pond, neighbouring villages look at us with awe 20 Apr 2019 04:39 Ramnad district in Tamil Nadu is a drought-prone area and almost every year, whole or part of the population is faced with severe drought and acute drinking water problems. 80% of the population is engaged in land-based occupations, particularly …
  • Step back in time with this fearless king in Chennai 08 Apr 2019 18:19 Express News Service CHENNAI : The first thing that comes to our mind when we think of freedom fighter and king Veerapandiya Kattabomman is actor Sivaji Ganesan in the Tamil biographical film after the king. The talk titled ‘Reinvention of Kattabomman’ by …
  • Century-old Egmore court set to get new look 23 Mar 2019 02:33 Express News Service CHENNAI: The landmark heritage building of the Egmore Metropolitan Magistrate Court will soon sport a fresh look. The renovation of the building, which is, at least, a century-old and built in the Indo-Saracenic style of architecture …
  • Tamil Nadu: 24 districts declared as drought-hit, number to rise in coming months 21 Mar 2019 03:29 Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to the widespread Northeast monsoon failure, Tamil Nadu will be facing tough times during the summer this year. The State government has declared 24 districts as drought-affected. Moreover, 38 blocks in seven districts …
  • AIADMK announces 20 candidates for LS polls in TN 17 Mar 2019 18:35 [India], Mar 17 (ANI): The AIADMK on Sunday announced the names of 20 candidates that will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. KRS Saravanan will contest from Salem, P Kaliyapan from Namakkal, KP Munuswamy from Krishnagiri, G Manimaran from Erode, …
  • AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 10:22 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Updated: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Chennai: The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding …
  • Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 08:00 CHENNAI (TAMIL NADU): The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding its candidates on Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha …
  • 2019 LS electrions: Panneerselvam announces seat-sharing for AIADMK-led alliance 17 Mar 2019 07:21 BJP would be contesting on Lok Sabha constituencies of Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi & Ramanathapuram. Chennai: The Deputy Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and tall leader of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) O. …
  • Bank of Maharashtra to auction assets of Videocon Group's Unity Appliances 12 Mar 2019 12:49 State-owned Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) has put on sale movable and immovable properties of Unity Appliances, a unit of debt-ridden Videocon Group, to recover Rs 153.77 crore loan. The outstanding dues of the Unity Appliances Ltd are over Rs 153.77 crore, …
  • SC’s Team Ayodhya: Retired judge, spiritual guru, mediation lawyer 09 Mar 2019 02:41 Justice Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla, mediation expert, senior advocate Sriram Panchu and spiritual guru, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. In its attempt to give mediation a shot to resolve the vexed Ayodhya issue, the Supreme Court Friday picked one of its own …
  • All 3 mediators in Ayodhya dispute are from Tamil Nadu 08 Mar 2019 20:06 Justice Kalifullah, mediation expert Sriram Panchu and spiritual guru Sri Sri to help settle dispute. Chennai: The Supreme Court on Friday referred the decades old Ayodhya-Babri Masjid title dispute case for mediation. The apex court constituted a three- …
  • The 3 men tasked with resolving the Ayodhya dispute 08 Mar 2019 08:42 The Supreme Court on Friday ordered mediation to settle the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute by a three-member panel comprising of Justice Kalifulla, advocate Sriram Panchu and spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravishankar. The panel has been given eight weeks by …
  • Tamil Nadi to explore textile export potential in districts 07 Mar 2019 01:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Tamil Nadu will be conducting a detailed study on new and emerging textile products which can be produced and exported from here with competitive pricing through the public-private partnership model on 75:25 funding …
  • Ahead of polls, TN Congress gets Chidambaram loyalist as Chief 04 Feb 2019 06:44 CHENNAI: The change in Tamil Nadu Congress leadership appointing KS Alagiri as President indicate the emergence of P Chidambaram as an influential force in state unit affairs and the national party’s intent to strengthen alliances with existing partners …
  • Music season 2018: Here is a line-up of music concerts to look out for! 24 Dec 2018 11:40 Here are the concerts to watch out for on December 25, 2018.     Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Artistes Time East Mada street, Mylapore Dr. N. Vijay Siva (Vocal) 10:30 AM S. J Jananiy (Vocal) 3:30 PM B. Kannan (Veena) 5:00 PM Smt. Ranjani and Smt. Gayatri (Vocal) …
  • India: Cyclone Gaja Emergency Response in Tamil Nadu- RRF No.20/2018 05 Dec 2018 04:55 5th December 2018 Cyclone Gaja made landfall over Tamil Nadu coast on 16th November 2018 at 1:45 AM, wreaking havoc as it passed the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu. Cyclone Gaja made its landfall with wind speed of 120 – 140 kph, leaving behind a huge …
  • Dates for filing GST returns extended for Andhra, TN districts 28 Nov 2018 18:52 The Central government has extended the due dates for filing Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district and 11 districts of Tamil Nadu in view of cyclonic storms-Titli and Gaja in the two states respectively. "In …
  • GST return filing dates extended for cyclone-hit AP, TN districts 28 Nov 2018 17:56 New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The government on Wednesday extended the due dates for filing of Goods and Services Tax (GST) returns for taxpayers in 11 districts of Tamil Nadu affected by cyclone Gaza and one district of Andhra Pradesh affected by cyclone Titli …
  • Government extends deadline for GST returns filing for taxpayers affected by cyclones 28 Nov 2018 17:18 NEW DELHI: The government has extended the date for filing summary GST sales returns for October by a month to December 20 for taxpayers affected by cyclones in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. For taxpayers whose principal place of business is in the …
  • ‘No more delaying Serendah school’ 28 Nov 2018 01:26 Compiled by HANIS ZAINAL, CHOW HOW BAN and R. ARAVINTHAN  MORE than 20 primary school pupils and their parents staged a peaceful protest demanding the government address the delay in constructing a Tamil school in Serendah, Selangor, Tamil dailies reported …
  • Tamil Nadu to slip into dry spell from Sunday 24 Nov 2018 04:09 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After Cyclone Gaja and low-pressure area, which have brought good rainfall to the water-starved northern districts, Tamil Nadu is set to slip into a dry spell from Sunday. Met officials said the rainfall activity would get …
  • TN SSLC supplementary results 2018 declared; how to check at dge.tn.nic.in 06 Aug 2018 18:27 Tamil Nadu TN SSLC supplementary results 2018: All the candidates who had appeared for the examination can check the results through the official website, dge.tn.nic.in Tamil Nadu TN SSLC supplementary results 2018: Tamil Nadu’s Directorate of Government …
  • A river regains its mojo 28 Jul 2018 23:09 In full flow, the Cauvery is a sight to behold. At its broadest, the ‘Akanda’ Cauvery between Karur and Tiruchi offers a breath-taking view — a spectacle that has become a rarity over the past couple of decades. With the much-celebrated river in spate, it …
  • Twenty-Two Men Rape 11-year-old Disabled Young Girl for Seven Months 21 Jul 2018 02:46 Reports coming out of India have revealed that no fewer than 22 men took turns in raping a disabled young girl over a seven month period. According to the girl’s mother, she was drugged and raped repeatedly by the men at the apartment complex where her …
  • Girl With Disability Gang-Raped By 22 Men For 7 Months In India, Police Say 18 Jul 2018 22:42 A young girl with a hearing disability was drugged and gang-raped by at least 22 men repeatedly over a seven-month period at the apartment complex where her family lives in Chennai, India, her mother told police.  Police quickly rounded up 18 of the 22 men …
  • Shake-up in 13 district units of DMK, functionaries in 3 units replaced 02 Jul 2018 01:15 By Express News Service CHENNAI: DMK functionaries of various unions and towns have been reshuffled in 13 districts. Besides, the functionaries of three districts units have also been replaced. K Anbazhagan, DMK general secretary, has stated that …
  • How Caste Hatred Turned Tamil Nadu’s Kachanatham Bloody  23 Jun 2018 14:31 “Is it really authentic? There are many doubts about it….” “This is a concerted attempt to deflect Tamil Nadu from its protests…” “It is a case of prior enmity struck at a temple festival three years ago …” “It is a clash between two communities, not an …
  • ‘Not an inch of temple land will be allowed to encroach upon’ 19 Jun 2018 02:27 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Not even a single inch of land belonging to temples in the State will be allowed to be encroached upon, Justice R Mahadevan of the Madras High Court said on Monday. The judge made the observation while passing further …
  • Anna University postpones exams, check rescheduled dates 24 May 2018 23:50 The examinations on May 25, May 26, May 28 will be held on June 5, June 6, and June 8 respectively. In the wake of unforeseen circumstances following the anti-Sterlite protests at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu, the Anna University has postponed the dates of …
  • Anna University postpones exams, check new dates 24 May 2018 23:06 The examinations on May 25, May 26, May 28 will be held on June 5, June 6, and June 8 respectively. In the wake of unforeseen circumstances following the anti-Sterlite protests at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu, the Anna University has postponed the dates of …
  • TN SSLC Results 2018: Check 10th result at tnresults.nic.in, dge1.tn.nic.in and dge1.tn.nic.in 24 May 2018 04:50 TN SSLC Result 2018: Exam for Class 10 was held in April TN SSLC Result 2018: The Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) Tamil Nadu has published the result for Class 10 or SSLC today, on Wednesday, May 23. The candidates can check their scores at …
  • TN SSLC Results out, check details on revaluation, marks card and supplementary exam 24 May 2018 02:34 Students appear in ICSE class 10 exams in Kolkata on Feb 26, 2018 [Representational picture]IANS Tamil Nadu Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) results have been declared on Wednesday (23 May). The students of Class 10 can visit the official …
  • SSLC exams: Sivagangai district tops with 98.5 per cent pass 24 May 2018 01:22 Chennai: Students from Tamil Nadu State Board have registered 94.5% pass percentage in the SSLC exams which is a slight increase compared to last year’s 94.4%. As usual, the girls secured higher pass percentage than the boys with 96.4% of them clearing the …
  • 94.5% students pass in Tamil Nadu Class 10 exams 23 May 2018 22:31 CHENNAI: A total of 94.5 % of the students who appeared for the Tamil Nadu state board Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) Class 10 exams passed, said KA Sengottaiyan, the state school education minister on Wednesday. There has been a marginal …
  • Tamil Nadu SSLC 10th Result 2018 Declared at tnresults.nic.in 23 May 2018 07:16 TN SSLC 10th result 2018: TNDGE has announced the result at tnresult.nic.in TN SSLC 10th results 2018: The results of SSLC or Class 10 examinations has been declared today, May 23, 2018 at tnresults.nic.in. Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) …
  • TN SSLC 10th Result 2018 declared at tnresults.nic.in, dge1.tn.nic.in and dge1.tn.nic.in 23 May 2018 05:01 TN SSLC 10th Result 2018: Exam for Class 10 was held in April TN SSLC 10th Result 2018: The Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) Tamil Nadu will publish the result for Class 10 or SSLC today, on Wednesday May 23. The candidates can check their …
  • Tamil Nadu SSLC 10th results 2018 declared: When and where to check at tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.gov.in and dge1.tn.nic.in 23 May 2018 05:01 TN SSLC 10th results 2018: The students can check the results through the official websites, tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.gov.in, dge1.tn.nic.in TN SSLC 10th results 2018: The Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) Tamil Nadu has release the results of …
  • TN SSLC 10th Result 2018: How to check at tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.gov.in and dge1.tn.nic.in 23 May 2018 05:01 TN SSLC results 2018: The exams for Class 10 commenced on April 16 and concluded on April 20, 2018. TN SSLC 10th Result 2018, Tamil Nadu Board SSLC Result 2018: The result of SSLC Class 10th examination has been released by the Directorate of Government …
  • TN SSLC 10th Result 2018 Declared at tnresults.nic.in; Sivagangai district tops with 98% 23 May 2018 05:01 TN SSLC 10th result 2018: TNDGE has announced the result at tnresult.nic.in TN SSLC 10th results 2018: The results of SSLC or Class 10 examinations has been declared today, May 23, 2018 at tnresults.nic.in. Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) …
  • Tamil Nadu SSLC 10th results 2018 declared: When and where to check at tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.nic.in 23 May 2018 03:50 TN SSLC 10th results 2018: The students can check the results through the official websites, tnresults.nic.in, dge.tn.gov.in, dge1.tn.nic.in TN SSLC 10th results 2018: The Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) Tamil Nadu has release the results of …
  • From Athangudi, with love 16 May 2018 12:53 The floor is one of the first features of a home you notice as you step in — it lends a strong sense of identity to the entire structure. So, when designing, making it the primary focus is important. Sticking to local materials and traditions is always …
  • This CA doesn’t cook books, but tasty Tamil dishes (Foodie Trail-Chennai) 10 May 2018 07:21 Chennai, May 10 (IANS) Forty-four-year-old Sridevi Balasubramanian — popularly known as Shri Bala in the hospitality circuit — juggles effortlessly between the worlds of numbers and commercial kitchens. “Accounting is my profession, which provides my …
  • Two NEET aspirants lose fathers; CBSE goofs question papers again 07 May 2018 02:03 By Express News Service Sunday was a day of tragedy for Kasturi Mahalingam of Vilakkudi in Tiruvarur district and Devi Ishwarya of Singampunari in Sivagangai district. Kasturi was among the 1500 students from Tamil Nadu who took the NEET outside the State. …
  • Stalin seeks audience with PM Modi to discuss Cauvery dispute 18 Apr 2018 00:28 CHENNAI: DMK working president MK Stalin on Tuesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking an audience with him to apprise him of the situation emerging out of the Cauvery river water-sharing dispute. “Through this letter, we seek an …
  • Hurdles removed, Keezhadi excavation to resume 12 Apr 2018 01:07 CHENNAI : The Tamil Nadu State Archaeology Department’s ambitious mission to launch excavations at Keezhadi in Sivagangai district, after much heat generated over the laxity on the part of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), has hit a roadblock since …
  • Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai bundled out for nine in SS Rajan Trophy 06 Mar 2018 03:11 CHENNAI: Pudukottai district were bundled out for nine runs by Thiruvallur district in a TNCA inter-districts T20 tournament for SS Rajan Trophy here on Monday. Thiruvallur’s R Rohit Ram and R Srivatsan took five wickets each to help their team register a …
  • It’s a wrap for Jagan’s debut as the lead 27 Feb 2018 03:11 TV host-turned-comedian Jagan, who is famous for his roles in films such as Ko, Ayan, and Maryan, is now doing the lead role in a comedy titled Enaku Innum Kalyanam Agale. Talking about the film, Jagan says, “It’s not a larger-than-life hero role that I’m …
  • Kamal Haasan to launch political outfit tomorrow, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal likely to attend 20 Feb 2018 06:14 Veteran Tamil actor Kamal Haasan will kick off his state-wide tour on Wednesday by launching his political party and its “guiding principles”(AP Photo/File) Veteran Tamil actor Kamal Haasan will kick off his state-wide tour on Wednesday with the launch …
  • ‘Only time will tell’: Kamal Haasan on alliance with Rajnikanth 18 Feb 2018 11:05 Kamal Haasan outside Rajnikanth’s residence in Chennai on Sunday. (Photo: Twitter/ANI) Renowned actor Kamal Haasan, who is set to take his plunge into politics, on Sunday said “only time will tell” about his party’s possible alliance with Tamil movie …
  • Comedian Jagan dons khaki 08 Feb 2018 20:00 Comedian Jagan dons khaki for his upcoming flick Enakku Innum Kalyanam Aagale, which also marks the actor's debut as a hero. He was seen for long only sharing screen space with the likes of Suriya, Vijay Sethupathi and Dhanush. In Enakku….he plays a …
  • Tamil Nadu’s new English learning generation is in its villages 31 Jan 2018 07:00 CHENNAI: Every evening, as Imran Satheer sits down to revise the day's English lessons at home, resting amid his pile of homework is an English-to-Tamil dictionary — his prized go-to guide. It helps him pick up new words and recall old word meanings he …
  • Exploring the Mahatma connection with Madurai 24 Jan 2018 16:58  Madurai is synonymous to the Meenakshi Temple. But there are many more options for rediscovering the city. As January 30 marks the Martyrs Day and 70th death anniversary of Gandhiji, we set out to trace the connection between the Mahatma and Madurai.  In …
  • Qatar- Kamal to launch party on Feb 21 18 Jan 2018 03:39 (MENAFN - Gulf Times) Veteran Tamil actor Kamal Haasan has announced he will commence his political journey from his hometown Ramanathapuram on February 21, when he will also reveal the name of his party. He made the announcement in a statement issued late …
  • Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan begin work on building parties 18 Jan 2018 03:26 CHENNAI: Movie stars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan are drafting plans to build a grassroots cadre having confirmed their formal entry into the political arena. Haasan, in a statement, said late Monday night that he would embark on a "journey of …
  • Kamal Haasan to start state tour on February 21, announce party name 17 Jan 2018 22:40 Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan at a film event in Chennai on Wednesday. Just over a fortnight after Rajinikanth announced that he will launch a political party and contest the next Assembly elections, Tamil Nadu politics got another enthusiast lining up on …
  • Kamal Haasan to announce name of his political party on 21 February 17 Jan 2018 19:02 A file photo of actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan. He says he will challenge the status quo that has been ‘plaguing the politics of Tamil Nadu’ for some time now. Photo: AFP Chennai: Actor Kamal Haasan on Tuesday said that he would announce the name of …
  • Wish him all the best: Rajinikanth on Kamal Haasan's foray into politics 17 Jan 2018 16:17 Chennai: Tamil superstar Rajinikanth has extended his wishes to actor Kamal Haasan for announcing his political debut. "I wish him all the best," said the 67-year-old.   On that note, Haasan, on Tuesday, announced that he will undertake a state- …
  • Rajinikanth wishes Kamal Haasan luck on his foray into politics 17 Jan 2018 13:38 [India], Jan 17 (ANI): Tamil superstar Rajinikanth has extended his wishes to actor Kamal Haasan for announcing his political debut. "I wish him all the best," said the 67-year-old. On that note, Haasan, on Tuesday, announced that he will …
  • Kamal to announce party name, plans on Feb 21 17 Jan 2018 11:42 Kamal Haasan will undertake a state-wide tour of Tamil Nadu from February 21 “to truly understand the needs of my people”. He will announce the name of his political party and its ideology at the beginning of his journey, the actor said. The tour will be …
  • Kamal Haasan to announce... 17 Jan 2018 06:09 The plan will be planned and executed in phases over a period of time. Veteran actor Kamal Haasan has announced he will commence his political journey from his hometown Ramanathapuram on February 21, when he will also reveal the name of his party.  He made …
  • Kamal Haasan to announce political party's name... 17 Jan 2018 04:43 The plan will be planned and executed in phases over a period of time. Veteran actor Kamal Haasan has announced he will commence his political journey from his hometown Ramanathapuram on February 21, when he will also reveal the name of his party.  He made …
  • Kamal Haasan to begin TN tour, announce party name on Feb 21 17 Jan 2018 04:42 Kamal Haasan will announce his political party's name on February 21 at Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram and begin a state-wide tour the same day. The tour will be held in phases. He will begin the journey from Ramanathapuram -- his hometown -- and …
  • Kamal Haasan to announce political party's name, begin Tamil Nadu tour on February 21 17 Jan 2018 04:14 Kamal Haasan will announce his political party's name on February 21 at Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram and begin a state-wide tour the same day. The tour will be held in phases. He will begin the journey from Ramanathapuram -- his hometown -- and …
  • 'My purpose is to challenge status quo plaguing TN': Kamal Haasan to begin political journey on Feb 21 17 Jan 2018 03:57 Veteran actor Kamal Haasan to launch political party on February 21 (File) Actor Kamal Haasan will announce the name of his political party on February 21, the day he begins a state-wide tour from his home town Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu. During his …
  • Kamal Haasan to reveal political party’s name on February 21 17 Jan 2018 03:05 By: PTI | Chennai | Updated: January 17, 2018 8:17 am “At the commencement of the journey, I intend to announce the name of my political party along with the guiding principles we intend to live by,” Kamal  Haasan said in a statement on Tuesday. Kamal …
  • Kamal Haasan To Announce Party Name, Begin State-Wide Tour On February 21 16 Jan 2018 23:40 Chennai:  Kamal Haasan will announce his political party's name on February 21 at Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram and begin a state-wide tour the same day. The tour will be held in phases.  He will begin the journey from Ramanathapuram -- his hometown …
  • Kamal Haasan to announce political party’s name on February 21 16 Jan 2018 22:34 By: PTI | Chennai | Published: January 17, 2018 3:04 am “At the commencement of the journey, I intend to announce the name of my political party along with the guiding principles we intend to live by,” Kamal  Haasan said in a statement on Tuesday. Kamal …
  • Three killed in manjuvirattu, jallikattu in Sivagangai district 16 Jan 2018 21:24 Madurai: Two spectators were gored to death and 46 sustained injuries at a Siravayal manjuvirattu event held in this village in Sivagangai district on Tuesday.  The police identified the victims as Ramanathan (38) of Kazhanivasal near Karaikudi and Kasi ( …
  • Kamal Haasan to annnounce political party’s name on Feb 21 16 Jan 2018 19:46 Chennai, Jan 17 (IANS) Veteran actor Kamal Haasan has announced he will commence his political journey from his hometown Ramanathapuram on February 21, when he will also reveal the name of his party. He made the announcement in a statement issued late on …
  • Rajinikanth's 6-day meet with fans begins in Chennai: I will announce my plans on December 31, says the superstar [Photos] 26 Dec 2017 05:52 In picture: Rajinikanth.Twitter Rajinikanth has said that he will announce his plans on entering politics on December 31.  "There are so much speculations about me entering politics, I will let my decision know about it on December 31," …
  • Rajinikanth game for second round of meeting; plans to meet 1,000 fans everyday 15 Dec 2017 06:57 Rajinikanth.PR Handout Rajinikanth, who is testing waters before entering politics, will soon have the second round of discussion with his fans. The Tamil superstar will reportedly meet the members from his fans association in the last week of December. …
  • Two research centres in offing to give jallikattu breeds a leg up 11 Dec 2017 03:14 CHENNAI: The news of an attempt to sell 12 Kangeyam cows through an open auction by a farm in Krishnagiri district must have disturbed the cattle-lovers and animal rights activists, but the Madras High Court’s intervention to save the fighter breed has …
  • Madurai airport to handle international cargo from Dec 15 30 Nov 2017 19:59 Rethinavelu, Senior President, Tamilnadu Chamber of Commerce and Industry Coimbatore, November 30:   The international cargo terminal at Madurai airport is expected to become operational on December 15. The airport was declared a Customs airport by the …
  • International cargo terminal at Madurai airport to become operational by Dec 15 29 Nov 2017 07:04 Coimbatore, Nov 29:   The international cargo terminal at Madurai airport is expected to become operational from December 15. Coming as it does almost seven years after the airport was declared customs airport by the Union Finance Ministry in December 2010 …
  • Law and order situation improved under our rule, says CM 19 Nov 2017 05:04 SIVAGANGA: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, while participating in the birth centenary celebrations of former CM M G Ramachandran here on Saturday, said incidences of crime had come down during the six years of AIADMK rule. The chief minister apart, …
  • N-E monsoon brings heavy rain to parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu 27 Oct 2017 18:07 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, OCT 27:   The North-East monsoon has set in over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala and adjoining Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh bringing heavy rain at some places. Rainfall occurred at most places over Kerala; at a few places over Tamil Nadu …
  • Another complaint against actor Dhanush 05 Oct 2017 22:31 MADURAI: Even after the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court quashed the maintenance petition filed by a couple from Melur who claimed paternity of actor Dhanush after a gap of nearly 14 years, Kathiresan filed a police complaint against the actor on …
  • Captain made permanent DMDK General Secretary 01 Oct 2017 02:52 SIVAGANGAI: AT the 12th General Body Council and Executive Committee meeting of the Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK), held at Karaikudi, on Saturday, DMDK founder Vijayakanth was selected as the permanent General Secretary of the party. The meeting …
  • Topless girls part of temple ritual 27 Sep 2017 02:20 Devotees dressed as gods at the annual Ezhai Katha Amman Temple festival at Vellalur near Melur in Madurai district, on Tuesday | k k sundar MADURAI: For ages around this time of the year, residents of Vellalur Nadu near Sivaganga district organise a 15- …
  • With Archaeological Survey going slow at Keezhadi, TN wants parallel excavations 02 Sep 2017 04:33 CHENNAI: Following criticism from certain quarters, particularly Tamil enthusiasts and activists, over the slow progress in the excavations by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) held at the promising site of Keezhadi located in Sivagangai district, …
  • Edappadi Palaniswamy ready to smash all hurdles for state growth 15 Aug 2017 22:40 CHENNAI: During his first Independence Day celebration as Chief Minister, Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Tuesday sent a strong message to his adversaries that his government’s sole aim is to serve people of Tamil Nadu  “overcoming all hurdles before it.” …
  • Fallen soldiers of Shopian encounter laid to rest 14 Aug 2017 12:48 [India], August 14(ANI): Two fallen soldiers of Shopian encounter- Sepoy Sumedh Waman and Sepoy Ilayaraja P- were laid to rest on Monday in Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu respectively. Waman and Ilayaraja made supreme sacrifice for the country on Saturday in …
  • Big blow to Hizbul Mujahideen, top commander Yasin Yatoo killed 14 Aug 2017 05:26 Yatoo alias Ghaznavi: he feigned death last year. In a major setback to the Hizbul Mujahideen, Yasin Yatoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi, a top Hizbul commander in the Valley, was killed Sunday in a gunbattle with a joint team of the Army, CRPF and J&K Police …
  • Top Hizb commander, 2 other militants killed in J&K encounter 13 Aug 2017 23:55 The security forces have launched “Operation All-out” against militants across the Kashmir Valley. Srinagar: In a major jolt to Hizbul Mujahideen, three of its militants, including self-styled chief operations commander Yasin Itoo alias “Gaznavi”, as well …
  • Big blow to Hizbul Mujahideen, Yasin Yatoo who took Burhan Wani’s place killed 13 Aug 2017 21:48 Yatoo alias Ghaznavi: he feigned death last year. IN A major setback to the Hizbul Mujahideen, Yasin Yatoo alias Mehmood Ghaznavi, who had replaced Burhan Wani as its top commander in the Valley, was killed Sunday in a gunbattle with a joint team of the …
  • Shopian encounter: Hizbul Mujahideen's commander among killed terrorists 13 Aug 2017 15:46 [India], August 13 (ANI): One of the three terrorists killed in Saturday's Shopian encounter has been identified as Hizbul Mujahideen's operational commander - Yasin Yatoo. Hizbul Mujahideen's topmost commander in Kashmir, Mehmood Ghaznavi, was …
  • J&K: Burhan Wani's successor among 3 militants killed in Shopian encounter 13 Aug 2017 15:27 Srinagar: Hizbul-Mujahideen commander Muhammad Yasin Itoo, the successor of Burhan Wani, and two other militants were killed in a fierce fire fight in a remote village of southern Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir overnight, official said on Sunday. …
  • Shopian: Top Hizb commander among 3 terrorists killed 13 Aug 2017 14:57 IMAGE: Army soldiers take positions outside a house where terrorists were hiding during an encounter at Awneera in Shopian district of south Kashmir on Sunday. Photograph: PTI Photo Three Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists, including self-styled chief operations …
  • Shopian encounter: Army bids adieu to three soldiers killed in Jammu and Kashmir 13 Aug 2017 13:23 By: PTI | Srinagar/jammu | Updated: August 13, 2017 5:52 pm In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen JS Sandhu, Chinar Corps Commander and all ranks, paid homage to two of its comrades who attained martyrdom during Counter Terrorist operations in …
  • Army pays tribute to soldiers killed in Shopian encounter 13 Aug 2017 11:32 [India], August 13 (ANI): The Indian Army on Sunday paid homage to two of its soldiers, who were martyred in yesterday's Shopian encounter in Kashmir. Chinar Corps Commander Lt. Gen. J.S. Sandhu, along with officials from all ranks, paid rich tributes …
  • In Memoriam Father Paul Peter Antony 02 Aug 2017 22:40 August 2, 2017 In Memoriam of Father Paul Peter Antony, who served in the Diocese of Corpus Christi for 17 years, died in his home in India on Tuesday, Aug. 1. Funeral services were held in India. Father Antony was born June 2, 1949 in Mylapuram, India. He …
  • Tamil Nadu: Sivagangai Jallikattu attempts Guinness record, ends in tragedy with 2 deaths 17 Apr 2017 10:49 Two onlookers were killed and over 80 injured during a jallikattu event in Sivagangai district of Tamil Nadu. The organisers were attempting to set a Guinness record by releasing maximum number of bulls within a short period of time when the tragedy took …
  • Special court to deal with POCSO cases in Thoothukudi 31 Aug 2019 01:39 Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: An exclusive court to deal cases registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act is likely to be established in Thoothukudi as more than 100 cases of child abuse have been pending in the …
  • Former VP of Maldives still detained near Thoothukudi port 02 Aug 2019 07:14 Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Former vice president of Maldives Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Ghafoor, who secretly fled the Maldives on a boat to India, is still being questioned by Central government agencies near Thoothukudi port in Tamil Nadu, said officials on Friday. …
  • Maldivian former vice president Ahmed Adeeb detained at Thoothukudi old harbour 01 Aug 2019 11:54 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Former vice president of Maldives, Ahmed Adeeb, was detained at Thoothukudi old harbour after it was found that he had illegally travelled in a barge to the country seeking asylum alleging life threat in the island …
  • Newlywed couple hacked to death in Thoothukudi; woman’s father picked up 04 Jul 2019 23:53 In a case that resembles an honour killing, a couple were murdered by an armed gang in the wee hours of Thursday, even as they were sleeping in front of their house near Kulathur in the district. The police have picked up the girl’s father in connection …
  • House surgeons claim sexual abuse by professor at Thoothukudi Medical College 15 Jun 2019 23:42 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: A few house surgeons doing their internship at Thoothukudi Medical College Hospital alleged that they were sexually abused by a professor of the orthopaedic department at the hospital.  In a petition submitted to Dean …
  • Thoothukudi remembers victims of police firing during anti-Sterlite protests 22 May 2019 13:13 The first anniversary of the police firing during the anti-Sterlite protests, which left 13 people dead in 2018, was observed in Thoothukudi on May 22 with scores of locals turning up to remember the victims. Security was beefed up in the district though …
  • A year on, Thoothukudi families await justice 22 May 2019 10:43 A year since the gunning down of 13 persons by the police during the anti-Sterlite agitation in Thoothukudi, justice eludes the families of the victims. The probes — both by the CBI and a commission headed by retired judge Aruna Jagadeesan — into the riot …
  • Tamil Nadu: In a first, marrige between transwoman, man gets registered in Thoothukudi 21 May 2019 13:42 [India], May 21 (ANI): The first of its kind marriage between a man and a transgender woman was registered at the district registrar office in Thoothukudi. B Arun Kumar (22), got married to 20-year-old transwoman P Srija at Arulmighu Shangara Rameswara …
  • In A First, Marriage Between Man And Transwoman Registered In Thoothukudi 21 May 2019 13:01 The registrar's office issued their marriage certificate on Monday, May 20. Thoothukudi: The first of its kind marriage between a man and a transgender woman was registered at the district registrar office in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi. B Arun Kumar, …
  • Good news: Transwoman gets married to youth in Thoothukudi 21 May 2019 04:28 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: In a first, a transwoman from the district got her marriage with a youth registered with the district registrar office in Thoothukudi on  Monday. The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court had already ordered in favour …
  • I-T officials search DMK leader Kanimozhi’s house in Thoothukudi 16 Apr 2019 23:57 Income Tax Department officials on Tuesday conducted searches at the house and office of DMK candidate and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi at Kurinji Nagar in Thoothukudi. The searches began around 8.30 pm. Over 10 officials participated in the raid, which …
  • Kanimozhi vs Tamilisai: The battle for Thoothukudi 13 Apr 2019 06:41 Chennai, April 13 (IANS) The battle for Thoothukudi is what many are looking forward to in current Lok Sabha polls where Tamil Nadu BJP President Tamilisai Soundararajan is crossing swords with DMK leader and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi. Interestingly the …
  • Thoothukudi Lok Sabha: Kanimozhi Karunanidhi may win, but BJP eyes 'Hindutva' agenda 07 Apr 2019 23:27 THOOTHUKUDI: Losing Thoothukudi Lok Sabha to DMK’s Kanimozhi Karunanidhi in the electoral battle need not be a defeat for BJP or its Tamil Nadu president, Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan, who, given a chance to contest in Thoothukudi, will utilise to gain …
  • Tamilisai promises shuttle train to Thoothukudi 03 Apr 2019 15:45 Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Tamilisai Soundararajan on Wednesday questioned whether income tax officials should turn a blind eye towards the activities of Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. Addressing reporters, she said, “Earlier, they said it was because of …
  • Amit Shah in TN today, events at Thoothukudi, Sivaganga, Coimbatore 02 Apr 2019 14:15 Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah will arrive in Tamil Nadu today to campaign for their alliance candidates. He is set to address rallies in Thoothukudi, Sivaganga and Coimbatore, sources said. Alliance leaders including Chief Minister Edappadi K …
  • LTTD-based desalination plant to come up at Thoothukudi? 08 Mar 2019 02:16 Express News Service CHENNAI: With thermal power plants being the largest industrial users of water and exceedingly contributing to water-stress, Chennai-based National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) has come out with a novel concept of using coolant …
  • Sterlite approaches Madras high court to open its plant in Thoothukudi 27 Feb 2019 22:12 Chennai: Vedanta Limited has approached the Madras high court to direct the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board to facilitate the immediate opening of its Sterlite Plant in Thoothukudi by immediate de-sealing of the plant with restoration of supply of …
  • SC says no to reopening of Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi 19 Feb 2019 01:05 By Chennaivision in Chennai News February 18, 2019 The Supreme Court today refused to allow reopening of Vedanta’s Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu but granted it liberty to approach the Madras High Court. Passing the order, a bench headed by …
  • SC sets aside NGT order allowing re-opening of Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi 18 Feb 2019 16:01 In a victory to the Tamil Nadu government and protesters, the Supreme Court on Monday set aside the National Green Tribunal (NGT) decision to reopen the Sterlite copper plant at Thoothukudi. The plant had been ordered to be closed down by the Tamil Nadu …
  • Works under Smart City project begin in Thoothukudi 16 Feb 2019 13:24 THOOTHUKUDI The Corporation has unravelled its plans for the new projects going to be executed on an outlay of ₹ 989.87 crore under the ‘Smart City’ project over the next five years. In a function here on Saturday, Minister for Information and Publicity …
  • Thoothukudi mourns for Subramanian and other martyred jawans 16 Feb 2019 01:11 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: When the phone rang on Thursday, Krishnaveni answered it. On the other side was her husband, enquiring about the family and wishing everyone love. It was 2 pm. Hardly an hour-and-a half later, news started trickling in …
  • Sterlite: Madras High Court raps Thoothukudi police over action against activists 31 Jan 2019 01:42 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court criticised Thoothukudi police for initiating criminal action against persons involved in anti-Sterlite activities, saying that the police department is taking sides. Hearing a public …
  • Vedanta’s Thoothukudi plant can’t be allowed to operate, SC told 30 Jan 2019 14:41 New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Vedanta’s Sterlite copper smelting plant in Thoothukudi can’t be allowed to operate as it was involved in a series of violations resulting in …
  • Sterlite announces Rs 100 crore worth 6 welfare projects for Thoothukudi 11 Jan 2019 20:51 THOOTHUKUDI: As assured during the National Green Tribunal (NGT) hearing last month, Sterlite copper in Thoothukudi on Friday publicly announced six projects to the tune of Rs 100 crore for the welfare of the local community. The copper major had offered …
  • SC to hear Thoothukudi Sterlite plant re-opening matter on Jan 8 03 Jan 2019 08:54 [India], Jan 3 (ANI): The Supreme Court will hear Thoothukudi Sterlite plant re-opening matter on January 8. Earlier, Tamil Nadu government had approached the Apex Court challenging the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order of reopening the Sterlite copper …
  • Tamil Nadu moves SC against NGT order on reopening Sterlite plant at Thoothukudi 02 Jan 2019 17:10 The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court against the order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to reopen the Sterlite copper plant at Thoothukudi, which was ordered to be closed down due to environmental pollution. The appeal filed …
  • US Journalist detained in Thoothukudi 31 Dec 2018 01:34 Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: A US-based freelance journalist, who had visited the villages affected by the alleged industrial pollution caused by Sterlite Copper, was picked by Thoothukudi police for inquiry from a private hotel during the wee hours …
  • Madras High Court restrains Sterlite from reopening copper plant in Thoothukudi 21 Dec 2018 16:29 The Madras High Court on December 21 ordered status quo as existed before the National Green Tribunal set aside a Tamil Nadu government order for closure of Sterlite’s copper plant in Thoothukudi. Justices K.K. Sasindhran and P.D. Audikesavalu of the …
  • Sterlite likely to restart Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi unit in two months 20 Dec 2018 18:34 Vedanta Group company Sterlite Copper says it expects to re-start its copper plant at Thoothukudi in southern Tamil Nadu (600 km from here) in the next two months, subject to various clearances and procedures. The unit has been shut since March 27, first …
  • Sterlite Copper plans to spend Rs 100 cr for setting up social infra in Thoothukudi 20 Dec 2018 16:12 New Delhi, Dec 12 () Sterlite Copper Thursday said it is planning to spend Rs 100 crore to set up social infrastructure, including establishing a world-class hospital and planting one million trees in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. The announcement comes days …
  • Thoothukudi Sterlite reopening: Can Tamil Nadu counter the verdict? 16 Dec 2018 08:25 Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami announced that the Government would challenge the National Green Tribunal (NGT)'s judgement on the Sterlite case in the Supreme Court. But, the question is - can the government …
  • Thoothukudi administration, cops on alert after Sterlite Copper plant gets NGT nod to reopen 16 Dec 2018 06:25 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI/TIRUNELVELI/MADURAI: The National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) order to reopen the Sterlite Copper smelter plant here has evoked both opposition and acknowledgement from different sections of people. Addressing the …
  • Thoothukudi Sterlite Copper plant: NGT sets aside TN government's closure order 15 Dec 2018 14:27 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Saturday set aside the orders passed by the Tamil Nadu government to shut down the Thoothukudi Sterlite plant. It termed the closure“unjustifiable.” A Bench, headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel, directed …
  • NGT orders reopening of Vedanta copper plant in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi 15 Dec 2018 09:19 The National Green Tribunal has set aside the Tamil Nadu Government’s order closing down the Vedanta-owned Sterlite Copper factory in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. The Tribunal has also directed the state pollution control board to renew a key licence, Consent …
  • NGT orders reopening of Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi 15 Dec 2018 08:53 Tuticorin Sterlite Copper plant accounts for a 40 per cent share in India’s annual copper production of 10 lakh tonnes. A National Green Tribunal (NGT) court Saturday set aside the Tamil Nadu state government’s order to permanently close Vedanta Limited’s …
  • Thoothukudi a town in distress 01 Dec 2018 20:21 The report of the three-member committee set up by the National Green Tribunal (NGT), submitted six months after the loss of 13 lives in the May 22-23 anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi, has kindled hopes for a reopening of Sterlite Copper. Naturally, …
  • Sterlite’s Thoothukudi copper plant shutdown unjustified: NGT 29 Nov 2018 05:09 The Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. The National Green Tribunal has issued extensive directions on what Sterlite Copper should do in case it rules in favour of the firm. Photo: Reuters Mumbai: The Tamil Nadu government’s shutdown of …
  • Sterlite’s Thoothukudi plant closure against natural justice: NGT Committee 28 Nov 2018 19:35 A committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to carry out an “independent probe” into the closure of the Sterlite Copper plant in Tamil Nadu on Monday said that the closure was not sustainable and “against principles of natural justice”. “ …
  • UK group to protest at Vedanta AGM, seek justice for Thoothukudi victims 01 Oct 2018 11:41 An activist group in the UK is planning to stage a "loud" demonstration outside the final annual general meeting of Indian mining tycoon Anil Agarwal's Vedanta Resources here on Monday to demand justice for the 13 protesters killed in a …
  • Clubbing in Thoothukudi 29 Sep 2018 20:39 The sun is down and the lights are on. It is 8 pm and I am on a mission in the port town of Thoothukudi. A friend has just texted me this teaser: “Have you been to the nightclubs of Tuticorin yet?” I wonder how I have not heard of these before. A port city …
  • Sterlite submits 45000 letters of support from Thoothukudi before NGT panel 25 Sep 2018 02:10 Express News Service CHENNAI: The three-member expert panel, constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to decide the fate of the ‘closed’ Sterlite copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi, on Monday gave a liberal and patient hearing to the arguments put …
  • NGT panel conducts hearing on Vedanta's Sterlite Copper unit in Thoothukudi 24 Sep 2018 08:08 A three-member committee appointed by National Green Tribunal (NGT), Delhi, to assess the potential environmental impact of the Vedanta Group's Sterlite Copper unit in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, has been to the area in its three-day visit to the State. …
  • NGT panel visits Sterlite’s copper slag dumping site in Thoothukudi 23 Sep 2018 01:07 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: After Sterlite Copper challenged its closure order, the three-member committee constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) headed by former Chief Justice of Megalaya High Court Tarun Agarwal visited the copper slag …
  • Sterlite case: National Green Tribunal panel to reach Thoothukudi today, public meet likely 22 Sep 2018 01:27 Express News Service CHENNAI: Rejecting the Tamil Nadu government’s plea to cancel the visit, the three-member independent committee, constituted by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to decide the plea of the Vedanta Limited challenging the closure of its …
  • Centre's Thoothukudi groundwater report pro-Sterlite: Stalin 09 Sep 2018 14:25 [India], Sep 09 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin on Sunday snubbed the Centre's report on groundwater contamination in Thoothukudi district, where the Sterlite copper smelter plant is located and said that the analysis was pro …
  • A 100 days on, Thoothukudi is still picking up the pieces 26 Aug 2018 07:18 It has been a turbulent 100 days at the home of 17-year-old J. Snowlin, killed in police firing during the anti-Sterlite riots in Thoothukudi. Her father, Jackson, a fisherman, sits on the floor of the Lionstown house, unable to summon the will to set out …
  • Consider clean-up, Thoothukudi collector told 24 Aug 2018 01:20 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court directed Thoothukudi collector to consider the plea on removing industrial waste dumped by Sterlite in Upper stream in Kumaragiri village. S M A Gandhimathi Nathan, a member of …
  • Tonnes of materials still at Thoothukudi Sterlite plant, could pose risk: Central Pollution Control Board 24 Aug 2018 01:20 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has indicated that there are still tonnes of materials stored inside the Sterlite copper unit in Thoothukudi that would pose an environmental danger and fire risk. Submitting an …
  • Thoothukudi firing: HC orders CBI probe 14 Aug 2018 23:59 The Madras High Court on Tuesday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the police firing that claimed 13 lives and left many injured during protests in Thoothukudi on May 22 and 23. The protesters were demanding the closure of the …
  • Madras HC transfers probe into Thoothukudi police firing to CBI 14 Aug 2018 08:44 By PTI CHENNAI: The Madras High Court today transferred to the CBI the probe into the police firing in Tuticorin district during the anti-Sterlite protests that claimed 13 lives and directed the central agency to conclude the investigation in four months. …
  • NGT grants Sterlite conditional access to Thoothukudi plant 09 Aug 2018 10:36 The status quo on Thootukudi copper plant of Sterlite Industries continues after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) once again denied permission to the company to operate the plant or carry out maintenance independently. The NGT bench has however allowed …
  • NGT grants Vedanta conditional access to Thoothukudi copper plant 09 Aug 2018 09:15 Vedanta Resources chairman Anil Agarwal. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Thursday granted Vedanta Ltd conditional access to its Sterlite copper plant in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, more than two months after the …
  • 99% of chemicals cleared from Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi 31 Jul 2018 03:48 A file photo of the copper smelting plant of Sterlite Industries in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. Photo: Mint Chennai: Nearly 99% of sulphuric acids, phosphoric acids and other chemicals have been evacuated in the last 27 days from Vedanta’s Sterlite Industries …
  • Sterlite keen to expand operation in Thoothukudi 29 Jul 2018 02:15 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Despite public backlash and a Madurai Bench of Madras High Court order stopping the construction of a new copper smelter, Vedanta Limited has drawn grand plans to expand its copper smelter operations in Thoothukudi. In its …
  • Ground water in Vedanta's Thoothukudi smelter contains heavy metals: Arjun Meghwal 23 Jul 2018 16:22 Ground water in Vedanta Resources' Thoothukudi copper smelter contains heavy metals exceeding limits for drinking water, India's junior minister for water resources, Arjun Ram Meghwal, told lawmakers on Monday. The smelter was shut down in May …
  • Imposition of Sec 144 was not known to public in Thoothukudi, says report 15 Jul 2018 23:41 By Express News Service CHENNAI: ‘The Day Tuticorin Burned’ and the days following it has been documented in a five-volume-report, which was released on Sunday at the Loyola-ICAM College of Engineering and Technology. A coalition of civil society …
  • Anticipatory bail granted to Thoothukudi protester in Tamil Nadu 10 Jul 2018 02:20 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court granted anticipatory bail to P M Tamil Manthan, who was apprehending arrest in connection with the violence during anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi.Tamil Manthan had been …
  • Thoothukudi no longer promising power generation hub of South India 08 Jul 2018 03:14 Thoothukudi: Thoothukudi district proudly projected to be an emerging power generation hub of South India has, however, lost its sheen recently due to the Tamil Nadu government’s inconsistent power policy. The continuing stir by  environmental groups has …
  • Madras High Court grants conditional bail to advocate Vanchinathan in Thoothukudi riot case 05 Jul 2018 09:21 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court granted bail to advocate Vanchinathan who was arrested on charges of instigating violence in the 100th day of anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi on May 22. The petitioner S …
  • Vedanta moves Green Tribunal, seeks to stop Tamil Nadu government's interference in Thoothukudi 04 Jul 2018 05:24 FILE PHOTO: Police stand guard outside a copper smelter controlled by London-listed Vedanta Resources in Thoothukudi in the southern state of Tamil NaduREUTERS/Sudarshan Varadhan/File Photo Vedanta Ltd has sought a permanent injunction against the …
  • Tamil Nadu government trying to save cops who fired in Thoothukudi, charges Vaiko 03 Jul 2018 01:43 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: The State government is trying to safeguard the policemen who opened fire and killed 13  civilians during the anti-Sterlite protest, said MDMK General Secretary Vaiko, at Thoothukudi, on Monday. Vaiko appeared before a …
  •  NCSC asks administration to check school drop outs among Thoothukudi gunfire victim families 01 Jul 2018 01:35 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: National Commission for Scheduled Caste (NCSC) vice-chairman L Murugan on Saturday concluded a three-day investigation into the police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters on May 22 and 23 that claimed 13 lives including …
  • Killed for Protecting One's Land: Lessons From Thoothukudi 27 Jun 2018 17:14 Violence in Thoothukudi highlights longstanding problems in India. It’s been just over one month since 13 people were killed in the relatively quiet and small town of Thoothukudi (or Tuticorin) in India’s southern state of Tamil Nadu, when they demanded …
  • Follow legal procedures while conducting Thoothukudi probe: Madras High Court 26 Jun 2018 01:04 By Express News Service MADURAI: Passing orders on a petition filed against harassment by police during investigation into the anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court gave instructions to the government to follow …
  • Police firing in Tamil Nadu's Sterlite copper plant protest: Scars still remain in Thoothukudi 24 Jun 2018 02:22 By Express News Service After a month of the police firing against anti-Sterlite protesters in Thoothukudi, the world outside will be flashed with images of a city getting back to business, news reports of the city’s small but steady steps towards ‘ …
  • Thoothukudi again 22 Jun 2018 18:05 Thoothukudi’s woes seem never-ending. After the protests, deaths from police firing and closure of Vedanta’s copper smelter that lead to loss of thousands of jobs, now comes news of an acid leak at the plant which, if left unattended, can cause harm to …
  • News Alerts: 1 advocate arrested from Chennai Airport in connection with Thoothukudi violence 21 Jun 2018 07:46 12:11 am: There is a sense of lack of development & discrimination in Jammu & Ladakh & perceptible non-development in Kashmir, leading to more alienation.Rather than addressing question of alienation our partner(PDP) chose to pamper it. All …
  • Thoothukudi protests: Tamil actor Nilani arrested 21 Jun 2018 04:30 A woman television artist, who made some critical comments on Facebook in May against the police after the firing on anti-Sterlite protesters in Thoothukudi, was arrested by the Vadapalani police in Coonoor on Wednesday. Clad in police uniform, actor …
  • 'Danger': Vedanta Warns Sulphuric Acid Leak At Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi Sterlite Copper Plant Severe 20 Jun 2018 16:24 A sulphuric acid leak from a tank at Vedanta Ltd  copper smelter in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi was severe and inaction could lead to serious environmental consequences, the company said in a petition to the Madras high court  on Wednesday.  “There is a …
  • Vedanta says acid leak severe at Thoothukudi copper smelter 20 Jun 2018 15:58 THOOTHUKUDI: Vedanta Ltd said on Wednesday a sulphuric acid leak from a tank at its southern Indian copper smelter was severe and inaction could lead to serious environmental consequences. The district administration had said on Sunday the leak at the …
  • Thoothukudi Sterlite plant sulphuric acid leak severe, says Vedanta 20 Jun 2018 14:56 Vedanta said on June 20 that a sulphuric acid leak from a tank at its Thoothukudi copper smelter plant was severe and inaction could lead to serious environmental consequences. The Thoothukudi district administration said on June 17 the leak at the …
  • Vedanta says acid leak severe at Sterlite copper plant in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi 20 Jun 2018 13:54 Thoothukudi district administration had said on Sunday that the leak at the plant was minor, and steps were being taken to empty the storage tanks as a safety precaution. Photo: Reuters Thoothukudi: Vedanta Ltd said on Wednesday a sulphuric acid leak from …
  • Thoothukudi Firing Should Be Probed By CBI: Madras HC 19 Jun 2018 10:36 By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 19, 2018 The Madras High Court has observed that the police firing during the recent anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi was a fit case for CBI investigation. Since the state police was involved, it is a fit …
  • Thoothukudi firing fit case to be probed by CBI, observes Chief Justice Indira Banerjee 19 Jun 2018 01:28 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Presiding over the first bench of the Madras High Court, Chief Justice Indira Banerjee on Monday opined that the Thoothukudi police firing incident in which 13 people were killed was a fit case to be probed by the Central …
  • Sulphuric acid leak: Sterlite seeks access to Thoothukudi plant for maintenance 18 Jun 2018 16:36 Following a sulphuric acid leak on Sunday evening at the Sterlite copper smelter in Thoothukudi, the company has urged the local administration to allow its officials access to the plant to undertake maintenance. The company warned that in anticipating …
  • Sulphuric acid leak detected at Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi 18 Jun 2018 05:05 A sulphuric acid leak, described by officials as “minor,” was detected in one of the storage units of the sealed Sterlite copper plant, a Vedanta group company, in Thoothukudi on Sunday evening. A special team formed after the plant’s security staff …
  • Sulphuric acid leak at Thoothukudi Sterlite plant godown detected 18 Jun 2018 01:32 By PTI THOOTHUKUDI: A minor sulphuric acid leak was detected at a godown of Sterlite copper plant here, closed by government last month following violent protests in which 13 people were killed in police firing, but a senior official said there was no need …
  • Residents wary of midnight police raids in Thoothukudi 17 Jun 2018 22:17 Police claim they have arrested only those who were involved in arson during the anti-Sterlite protests in Thoothukudi on 22-23 May. Photo: PTI Chennai: In the wee hours of Thursday, Thangamari was sleeping inside her house at Madathur in Thoothukudi with …
  • The Thoothukudi fables 10 Jun 2018 18:34 The Thoothukudi firings of May 22 have been read as linear narratives, as specific reports without possessing the power of storytelling. The Thoothukudi violence needs a storyteller to capture the eloquence, the poignancy of anecdotes. One has to see the …
  • DMK walks out from Assembly over Thoothukudi issue 07 Jun 2018 14:21 By Chennaivision in Chennai News June 7, 2018 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today asked the main opposition party DMK to approach the one-man commission headed by retired Madras High Court Judge Aruna Jagadeesan and submit whatever …
  • CM to visit Thoothukudi on June 9 07 Jun 2018 06:50 Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami is likely to visit Thoothukudi on June 9 to meet victims of the recent violence during the protest against Sterlite Copper. According to reports, the CM will visit the injured persons and will also meet the families of …
  • ‘In Thoothukudi, people chose death by bullet’ 07 Jun 2018 04:34 The people of Thoothukudi, who came together to protect their land, water and lives, had only two choices before them, says Krishnamoorthy Kittu, one of the leaders of the anti-Sterlite protests. Both choices meant death, either by cancer or by bullets. …
  • Vijay visits Thoothukudi victims 06 Jun 2018 08:35 By Chennaivision in Cinema News June 6, 2018 Actor Vijay paid a visit to Thoothukudi, where 13 people protesting against Sterlite Copper unit were killed in police firing recently, and met victims. “Some of the family members of the victims broke down …
  • Shiv Sena to CM: learn from Thoothukudi, cancel Nanar refinery project 06 Jun 2018 03:17 Shiv Sena ministers have urged Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to cancel the proposed oil refinery project at Nanar village in Konkan to avoid a situation like the one in Tamil Nadu’s Thoothukudi, where 13 anti-Sterlite protesters died in police firing, …
  • Thoothukudi violence: Madras HC allows autopsy of remaining bodies 05 Jun 2018 15:31 [India], June 5 (ANI): The Madras High Court on Tuesday allowed the autopsy of the remaining six bodies of victims of police firing in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi during the anti-Sterlite protests. The Court said along with doctors from Tamil Nadu, a …
  • No one can reopen Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi: TN CM 05 Jun 2018 03:07 Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Monday reiterated that the GO on permanently shutting Vedanta group's Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi is valid and strong enough and that no one can reopen the unit as all vital approvals (to the plant) …
  • Thoothukudi violence: Aruna Jagadeesan will meet injured 04 Jun 2018 12:34 [India], June 4 (ANI): Retired High Court Judge Aruna Jagadeesan, who has been appointed by the Tamil Nadu government to probe the violence and consequent police firing during the anti-sterlite protest in Thoothukudi, said that she will meet the injured in …
  • Only anti-social elements arrested in Thoothukudi: Palaniswami 04 Jun 2018 10:29 Chennai, June 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday said the Thoothukudi police are arresting only those persons who indulged in arson and violence on May 22. Speaking in the assembly, he noted that Tamil Nadu “is the only state …
  • Thoothukudi firing was premeditated, says Yechury 04 Jun 2018 04:44 Communist Party of India (Marxist) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday said the police firing on anti-Sterlite protesters in Thoothukudi on May 22, which claimed 13 lives, was pre-meditated, and was not a response to provocation, as claimed by the …
  • Thoothukudi firing: Victim laid to rest in Tamil Nadu 04 Jun 2018 00:12 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: The funeral of J Snowlin (17) who was killed in the Thoothukudi police firing was held at the cemetery of Sahaya Annai church in Lionstown, in the presence of thousands of people who came from across the district to pay …
  • Thoothukudi: After deadly smelter protests, now arrests stoke tension 03 Jun 2018 16:19 Government has ordered a permanent closure of the Sterlite copper plant in TuticorinReuters Eleven days after police in Tamil Nadu fired on protesters seeking the shutdown of a copper smelter owned by London-listed Vedanta, killing 13, residents say people …
  • The political economy takeaways from Thoothukudi 03 Jun 2018 14:20 It is an open question whether the opposition to the Sterlite copper plant would have been as vociferous had it been located in a much poorer state, such as Bihar. Photo: PTI The unfurling developments in Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, amidst the shutdown of the …
  • Thoothukudi violence: Sequence of May 22 events throws light on Rajini's remarks 02 Jun 2018 23:29 Thoothukudi: Actor Rajinikanth’s remarks on intrusion of ‘anti-social elements’ into a peaceful anti-Sterlite march to the district collector’s office at Thoothukudi on May 22, converting it to a violent one that resulted in the loss of 13 lives and …
  • Thoothukudi firing: Commission seeks info from public 02 Jun 2018 12:15 By Chennaivision in Chennai News June 2, 2018 Starting its probe to find out what led to the violence on the 100th day of the anti-sterlite protest in Thoothukudi, the inquiry commission headed by retired Justice Aruna Jagadheesan today asked the public to …
  • UN Human Rights experts flay police firing in Thoothukudi 02 Jun 2018 02:22 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The killing of 14 anti-Sterlite protesters in police firing at Thoothukudi echoed in the United Nations with UN Human Rights experts condemning the use of lethal force against agitators who were demanding closure of the …
  • Court orders Tamil Nadu to explain Thoothukudi... 01 Jun 2018 22:31  02 Jun 2018 - 0:45 Protesters burn an effigy of Vedanta Executive Chairman Anil Agarwal during a protest in Chennai on May 22, 2018. (AFP / Arun Sankar) CHENNAI: The Madras High Court’s Madurai Bench yesterday ordered the Tamil Nadu government to …
  • Thoothukudi firing: Madras HC asks Tamil Nadu govt for explanation by June 6 01 Jun 2018 13:29 Thoothukudi: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court (HC) on Friday asked the Tamil Nadu government to explain by June 6 the circumstances that led to police firing into a crowd in Thoothukudi in the state last month. The court issued the directive after it …
  • Thoothukudi Protests: Madras High Court Asks Govt To Explain What Led To Police Firing That Killed 13 01 Jun 2018 11:45 The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court (HC) on Friday asked the Tamil Nadu government to explain by June 6 the circumstances that led to police firing into a crowd in Thoothukudi in the state last month. The court issued the directive after it received a …
  • Thoothukudi firing: HC seeks explanation from TN govt 01 Jun 2018 10:29 The Madurai Bench of the Madras high court today sought explanation from the Tamil Nadu government asking it under what condition/ situation the order to shoot during the anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi was passed. The court questioned the …
  • Thoothukudi: Madras HC seeks Tamil Nadu govt explanation by June 6 01 Jun 2018 09:33 [India], June 1 (ANI): The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court (HC) on Friday asked the Tamil Nadu government to explain by June 6 the circumstances that led to police firing into a crowd in Thoothukudi in the state last month. The court issued the …
  • 3 Munnar estate workers killed as jeep plunges 100 m 17 Sep 2019 02:21 By Express News Service IDUKKI: Three workers of a private cardamom estate at Aduvilunthan near Santhanpara were killed and three others seriously injured after a jeep carrying the workers overturned and fell 100 metres to the road below at Pulikuthu near …
  • Sunil Paliwal takes charge as Chairman & MD of Kamarajar Port 16 Sep 2019 12:23 Sunil Paliwal, a 1993 batch Tamil Nadu Cadre IAS Officer, today took charge as Chairman-cum-Managing Director of Kamarajar Port Ltd. Before this, Sunil Paliwal was State Labour and Employment Secretary. Starting his career as Sub Collector of Cuddalore …
  • Parents threatening to kill girl for converting to Islam? 14 Sep 2019 02:08 By Express News Service MADURAI: A 24-year-old woman has approached the Madurai Bench of HC seeking protection, alleging that her parents are threatening to kill her for ‘family honour’ as she converted to another religion. The petitioner, M Keerthana Devi …
  • GV Prakash’s “Bachelor” 13 Sep 2019 07:00 Being a master of quickies with lots of releases happening on spree, GV Prakash’s films always gets noticed for unique contents. While the actor is basked in glory over winning good reception for his naturalistic performance in “Sivappu Manjal Pachai”, he …
  • When banana is manna 12 Sep 2019 13:37 It’s that time of the year to go bananas over the banana. For, even if the pièce de résistance of the festival is the Onasadya and the payasams, there is one ingredient that goes into almost half of the 25-odd dishes in the spread — the banana. From start …
  • Thousands honour slain Dalit leader Immanuvel Sekaran 12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: Amid tight security, thousands of people, and leaders from various political parties paid homage to slain Dalit leader and freedom fighter Immanuvel Sekaran at his memorial in Paramakudi on his 62nd death anniversary …
  • GV Prakash’s next to be a romantic drama 11 Sep 2019 05:02 Express News Service GV Prakash appears to be one of the busiest actors in Tamil cinema these days. With four films already out this year, including last week’s Sivappu Manjal Pachai, the composer-turned-actor has a slew of other films ready for release. …
  • GV Prakash in a never seen before avatar 10 Sep 2019 20:46 Diligently choosing his scripts and shining in author-backed roles, GV Prakash's recent performance as a doting brother in Manjal Sivappu Pachai was well received.  The actor and composer has now signed a new film with Satish, a former assistant of …
  • Four diphtheria patients reported in Madurai, 16 cases suspected 08 Sep 2019 02:00 Express News Service MADURAI: Four patients tested positive for diphtheria in Madurai district between June and September, said highly-placed sources in the Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Besides, 16 people, including 11 children, …
  • Post-Tamizhisai, has BJP not given up on Rajini yet? 05 Sep 2019 14:20 'State BJP leaders do not expect Rajinikanth to join the BJP and go on to lead the party in the assembly polls, even if he entered direct politics as declared. Yet, they do look at the greater possibility of a Rajini-led regional party opting for the …
  • Yet another popular TTV man joins DMK, strengthens party’s hold in Theni 29 Jun 2019 01:42 Tamilselvan became the third leader from AMMK after Senthil Balaji and VP Kalairajan to join the DMK. After an influential Senthil Balaji, former AIADMK minister, from Kongu belt joined DMK last year leaving the camp of TTV Dhinakaran, yet another key face …
  • Forest clearance sought for building check dam in Theni 20 Jun 2019 01:45 Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government has submitted a proposal seeking forest clearance to construct a check dam across Vairavanar River inside Suranganar reserve forest in Theni forest division.   Officials in the Periyar Vaigai Basin Circle …
  • Theni SP hurt on head as miscreants hurl stones at cops 15 Jun 2019 00:32 By Express News Service THENI: Superintendent of Police V Baskaran sustained grievous head injuries when a violent mob hurled stones at him in Saruthupatti near Lakshmipuram on Friday. Baskaran was in the area to prevent the simmering tension between the …
  • Private temple declares OPS son as Theni MP before counting of votes 17 May 2019 17:15 Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Even before the completion of polling for the Lok Sabha elections, a private temple in Theni district in Tamil Nadu created controvery with its plaque designating AIADMK’s candidate for Theni seat P. Raveendranath Kumar as an MP. …
  • EC move to shift unused EVMs to Theni from Coimbatore triggers controversy  08 May 2019 01:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI/THENI: Even as counting of votes polled in the Lok Sabha elections is scheduled for May 23, the Election Commission’s decision to shift about 50 unused EVMs to Theni from Coimbatore has stirred a controversy after …
  • Rs 1.48 crore cash seized from premises of TTV Dhinakaran's partyman in Theni, shots fired to disperse supporters 17 Apr 2019 06:23 By PTI CHENNAI: The Income Tax Department Wednesday said it has seized Rs 1.48 crore cash allegedly stashed to bribe voters in Tamil Nadu's Theni district, where an assembly bypoll is scheduled Thursday. Unaccounted cash worth Rs 1.48 crore was seized. …
  • Rs 1.48 cr cash seized from AMMK premises in Theni 17 Apr 2019 05:09 Chennai, April 17 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department early on Wednesday claimed to have seized cash amounting to Rs 1.48 crore from the premises of an AMMK functionary in Andipatti in Theni district. The IT officials began their search late on Tuesday …
  • Tamil Nadu: I-T seizes Rs 1.48 cr cash suspected to bribe voters in Theni 17 Apr 2019 05:01 The Income Tax Department Wednesday said it has seized Rs 1.48 crore cash allegedly stashed to bribe voters in Tamil Nadu's Theni district, where an assembly bypoll is scheduled Thursday. Unaccounted cash worth Rs 1.48 crore was seized. It was neatly …
  • We are acting as per law: Theni Collector 15 Apr 2019 16:59 District Election Officer M. Pallavi Baldev on Monday said officials deployed on poll duty were acting as per the Election Commission guidelines and action had been initiated on each and every complaint. As and when the officials came to know of any …
  • Farmer's son from Theni wins 800m Asian youth silver 17 Mar 2019 18:30
  • For night sequences in 'Peranbu', we only used candles and match sticks: Cinematographer Theni Eswar 19 Feb 2019 07:30 Express News Service In Ram’s Taramani, single mother Althea is on a ship with her son and her boyfriend. As they cruise into the sparkling sea, the camera slowly zooms out, capturing the sprawling sea in all its magnificence; the passengers are mere spots …
  • Surprise checks to enforce ban held at Kodaikanal, Theni 02 Jan 2019 06:52 By Express News Service THENI/DINDIGUL:    Officials from municipalities and the corporations launched a drive against plastic bags and materials, on Tuesday. Theni Municipal Commissioner Rajaram began the drive against plastic in the morning. He …
  • APEDA-certified lab in Theni by next year 20 Dec 2018 17:14 The Tamil Nadu government has earmarked half an acre and allotted funds to set up an Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Authority (APEDA)-certified lab at Chinnamanur in Theni district, N Subbaiyan, Director, Commissionerate of Horticulture …
  • Tamil Nadu comes up with strict rules for trekking season in Theni 01 Dec 2018 03:28 By Express News Service THENI: The Forest Department will take action against any prospective trekker inside reserve forest without permission from the officials concerned, said District Forest Officer (DFO) of Theni, Gowtham, on Friday. Gowtham told media …
  • Woman dies of swine flu in Theni district of Tamil Nadu 15 Nov 2018 02:59 By Express News Service THENI/THOOTHUKUDI : A 60-year-old from Munnar succumbed to swine flu at the Government Medical College Hospital, Kanavilakku, on Wednesday. Sources in the hospital said that the patient, Rajamani, was admitted with high fever on …
  • Proposed Neutrino project in Tamil Nadu's Theni hits another green hurdle 04 Nov 2018 06:14 Express News Service CHENNAI : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday ordered that India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) project proposed in Bodi West Hills in Theni district cannot be implemented till the approval of National Board for Wildlife is …
  • Mudumalai kumkis head to Tamil Nadu's Theni to tackle female jumbo running amok 17 Oct 2018 04:02 Express News Service COIMBATORE: Two Kumki elephants — Wasim and Vijay — from Theppakkadu Elephant Camp at Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) in the Nilgiris district are headed to Uthamapalayam in Theni forest division to chase away a cow jumbo wreaking havoc …
  • 8,410 People In Relief Camps; Flood Alert In Tamil Nadu's Madurai, Theni 17 Aug 2018 19:06 A flood alert has been sounded in Theni and Madurai districts of Tamil Nadu (Representational) Chennai: A flood alert has been sounded in Theni and Madurai districts of Tamil Nadu and people living along the banks of the Cauvery and Bhavani advised to move …
  • Theni clashes: Compensation for Dalit victims announced 09 May 2018 20:26 [India], May 10 (ANI): In the aftermath of the recent clashes between Dalits and Muslims in Tamil Nadu's Theni district, the National Scheduled Cast Commission (NSCC) has announced a compensation for the damages caused to Dalit houses by police while …
  • Dalit-Muslim clash near Theni 06 May 2018 05:14 More than 30 persons were injured, three vehicles were set on fire and two shops and household items in 50 houses of Muslims were damaged in a group clash between Muslims and Dalits at a village in Theni district following a dispute over the route that a …
  • Theni forest fire: Advance bail to trekking club founder 12 Apr 2018 16:11 The Kurangani forest fire on March 10 that claimed 23 lives. (EPS | P Mahendren) MADURAI: The Madras High Court Bench at Madurai has granted anticipatory bail to Peter Van Geit, founder of Chennai Trekking Club, who was stated to be at large after the …
  • Have some leads on the cause of Theni forest fire: Atulya Misra 05 Apr 2018 04:47 The State-appointed Enquiry Officer for the Kurangani forest fire tragedy, Atulya Misra, on Wednesday said he had obtained information on the cause of the fire, adding that the details would be disclosed in the report to be submitted to the State …
  • Theni forest fire: Toll rises to 18 as hospitalised woman dies 23 Mar 2018 00:40 COIMBATORE, THENI: With the death of a 32-year-old woman, the death toll in the forest fire at Kurangani in Theni district touched 18 on Thursday. The deceased was identified as E Jayasree (32), a native of Tiruchy, working at a private telecommunication …
  • Death toll from Theni forest rises to 18 22 Mar 2018 07:36 The death toll from the devastating fire in the reserve forest atop the Kurangani hills in Theni on Thursday rose to 18 with a young woman succumbing to her injuries at a private hospital in Coimbatore. E Jayashree, hailing from Chennai, was rushed to a …
  • Theni project: NGO accuses INO collaboration of submitting false information to committee 18 Mar 2018 01:15 CHENNAI: City-based environmental organisation Poovulagin Nanbargal has accused India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) collaboration of submitting false information before the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and …
  • Theni forest fire death toll mounts to 14, case booked against trekking club owner 15 Mar 2018 18:38 The massive forest fire in the hills near Korangani, in Theni district on Sunday night (File Photo | EPS) THENI: The toll in the devastating fire at Kurangani forests in the district has risen to 14 with three more victims succumbing to injuries at …
  • Theni forest fire: Death toll mounts to 14, case filed against trekking club owner 15 Mar 2018 18:22 Theni: The toll in the devastating fire at Kurangani forests in Theni  district has risen to 14 with three more victim succumbing to injuries at hospitals in Madurai on Thursday, police said. While Divya Viswanathan of Coimbatore district, died at a …
  • Theni Fire: Belgian Man Who Founded Trekking Club Under Police Scanner 14 Mar 2018 18:04 Chennai:  Police are looking for the founder of an outdoor sports club in Chennai after 11 people were killed in a forest fire in southern Tamil Nadu on Sunday last. At least 10 more trekkers are battling with burn injuries between 50 and 90 per cent. The …
  • Forester suspended over Theni wildfire tragedy 14 Mar 2018 06:17 A forester named Jayasingh, associated with the Munthal section of the Bodi forest range, was suspended on Tuesday by the Forest Department. Jayasingh allegedly knew about the trekking expedition of the 12-member Erode-based group at Kurangani in Theni …
  • Theni forest fire: Blame game over trekking nod on 14 Mar 2018 01:04 Governor Banwarilal Purohit consoling the family member of an injured trekker, who is undergoing treatment at the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai on Tuesday. Madurai Collector K Veera Raghava Rao is also seen | K K SUNDAR CHENNAI: The Chennai …
  • Theni forest fire: Two tour guides detained, forester suspended 13 Mar 2018 23:23 Chennai: The death toll in the forest fire in Theni district climbed to 11 with one more trekker succumbing to burns on Tuesday. Of 17 trekkers undergoing treatment at various hospitals, eight continue to be critical and are on ventilator support. …
  • Theni forest fire toll mounts to 11; forest officer suspended 13 Mar 2018 15:29 IMAGE: Relatives of the trekkers caught in Korangani reserve forest fire mourn outside the Theni Government Medical College hospital. Photograph: PTI Photo The toll in the forest fire in Theni district has risen to 11 with one more person succumbing to …
  • First arrest in Theni forest fire: Police nabs 30-yr-old tourist guide 13 Mar 2018 13:20 Theni: A 30-year-old man, believed to be a tour guide who led a 36-member trekking group on an ill-fated expedition in the district, has been arrested, police said on Tuesday. Ten people -- seven women and three men -- were killed in a forest fire in …
  • Tamil Nadu Governor Condoles Theni Forest Fire Deaths 13 Mar 2018 12:49 Chennai:  Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Tuesday condoled the death of 10 persons killed in a forest fire in Theni district. "My heart is filled with grief at the untimely end that has befallen 10 members of a trekking group in the …
  • 30 forest fires spotted in the last six days from Theni forest area 13 Mar 2018 11:43 The massive forest fire in the hills near Korangani, in Theni district on Sunday night. (File Photo | EPS) CHENNAI: A day after the Kurangani hills forest fire tragedy, several questions were raised over the safety aspects of trekking, especially during …
  • Theni forest fire: Tourist guide arrested, death toll rises to 11 13 Mar 2018 11:34 Image used for representational purpose THENI: A 30-year-old man, believed to be a tour guide who led a 36-member trekking group on an ill-fated expedition in the district, has been arrested, police said today. Ten people -- seven women and three men -- …
  • Theni forest fire: Death toll increases to 11, tourist guide arrested 13 Mar 2018 11:33 The massive forest fire in the hills near Korangani, in Theni district on Sunday night (File Photo | EPS) CHENNAI: The death toll in Tamil Nadu's Kurangani Hills forest fire increased to 11 on Tuesday, with a 29-year-old succumbing to severe burn …
  • Theni forest fire: Trekkers delight Kurangani in Tamil Nadu 13 Mar 2018 07:57 By: PTI | Theni | Published: March 13, 2018 12:30 pm Seven women and three men, part of a trekking expedition, were killed in the devastating forest fire in the hills on March 11 (ANI/ File) “Welcome to Kurangani Hills, the Western Ghats for a glimpse …
  • Post-Theni tragedy, govt bans forest treks 13 Mar 2018 06:53 The Forest Department has imposed a temporary ban on forest trekking and has restricted entry into wildlife sanctuaries in the backdrop of the tragic incident at Theni in which several persons were charred to death in a forest fire. A pressnote quoting …
  • Theni forest fire: When saving oneself became an uphill task 13 Mar 2018 01:06 CHENNAI: Once the initial panic subsided, 20-year-old Sahana had two options — to wait out the burgeoning forest fire in the green patches above along with most of her trekking club mates or to use the last bit of her dying strength to take an alternative …
  • Theni forest fire toll up to 10 12 Mar 2018 23:15 The death toll due to the forest fire in the Bodi hills of Theni district that trapped trekkers on the Kurangani hill rose to 10 on Monday. Among the dead were seven women and three men, including a man who got married only four months ago. His wife is in …
  • Theni forest fire toll now 10, probe ordered 12 Mar 2018 22:28 Several fire tenders have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway. Death toll in the forest fire near Theni, in Tamil Nadu, on Sunday that has killed 10 people so far is likely to go up, with at least four victims being treated in different …
  • Modi condoles death, wishes speedy recovery for injured in Theni forest fire 12 Mar 2018 21:22 Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences to the bereaved families which have lost their kin in the forest fire in the Western Ghat's Kurangani Hill ranges in Theni district of Tamil Nadu. He also wished the trekkers who were …
  • Theni trekking tragedy takes toll of 10 lives, many critical 12 Mar 2018 21:22 Theni: With the death toll in the forest fire in Theni district increasing to 10 on Monday, the Tamil Nadu government has ordered a full-fledged probe into the Kurangani hills forest fire tragedy to ascertain how the fire spread. Chief Minister Edappadi K. …
  • Theni forest fire: 10 trekkers killed in Tamil Nadu, six in critical condition 12 Mar 2018 20:23 Paramilitary personnel prepare to undertake a rescue mission at Kurangani hills in Theni district of Tamil Nadu on Monday. Photo: AFP Chennai: At least 10 trekkers, including five women and a child, were confirmed dead and six were in a critical condition …
  • Theni forest fire: PM Modi lauds Sitharaman for rescue ops 12 Mar 2018 19:49 [India], Mar. 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday appreciated Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and team for their stupendous efforts during the rescue operations in the Theni forest fire. The fire that broke out in Theni district yesterday …
  • When forest fire turned a pristine trekkers paradise in Theni into an inferno 12 Mar 2018 17:16 THENI: "Welcome to Kurangani Hills, the Western Ghats for a glimpse on the forces of Nature," says a welcome signboard ahead of the pristine mountain ranges near here. It is an irony that it is the force of nature, a wild fire, that snuffed out …
  • Theni forest fire: Death toll rises to 10, CM says trekkers did not have permission for expedition 12 Mar 2018 16:54 An injured trekker being rushed to a government hospital in Theni district on Monday. (PTI) Ten people – seven women and three men – who were part of a trekking expedition were killed in a fire that swept through the Theni forest in Tamil Nadu, bordering …
  • 10 trekkers killed in Theni forest fire 12 Mar 2018 16:09 The toll in the forest fire in Theni district rose to 10 on Monday as the Tamil Nadu government ordered a probe into it and assured action against those who allegedly arranged for the expedition without permission. IMAGE:  Relatives of the trekkers caught …
  • Theni forest fire victims airlifted by Indian Air Force 12 Mar 2018 15:07 Some of the victims trapped in the blaze at the Kurangani reserve forest in Tamil Nadu's Theni district were rescued by IAF choppers. (Video courtesy: Defence Ministry) Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. …
  • Theni forest fire: Kerala bans trekking, TN orders probe 12 Mar 2018 14:39 Twenty-seven people have been rescued so far by the fire and forest departments, along with Indian Air Force’s (IAF's) aid — 11 of them is admitted to hospitals in Madurai and Erode after suffering serious burns. The defence ministry swung into full …
  • After Theni forest fire, political leaders urge state govt. to ensure safety of trekkers 12 Mar 2018 13:21 Several political leaders on Monday expressed condolences over the death of trekkers in forest fire in Kurangani in Theni district and urged the government to take adequate steps to prevent such incidents in the future. In a statement issued here, DMK …
  • Theni forest fire LIVE Updates: Death toll rises to 10, CM Palaniswamy announces relief of Rs 4 lakh to next of kin of deceased 12 Mar 2018 13:20 Theni forest fire LIVE Updates: Rescue operations are underway on the spot. The death toll in the Theni forest fire in Tamil Nadu’s Kurangani district has risen to 10, officials confirmed on Monday evening. The district collector’s office also released a …
  • Kerala temporarily bans trekking in forest areas after Tamil Nadu’s Theni forest fire 12 Mar 2018 12:06 — By PTI | Mar 12, 2018 02:42 pm Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government today temporarily banned trekking in state forest areas in the backdrop of the fire at Kurangani hills in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, in which nine people were killed. A decision to …
  • Kerala temporarily bans trekking in forest areas after Theni fire 12 Mar 2018 11:55 Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan (File | PTI) THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The Kerala government today temporarily banned trekking in state forest areas in the backdrop of the fire at Kurangani hills in neighbouring Tamil Nadu, in which nine people were killed. A …
  • Theni forest fire: trekkers being treated for burns at Madurai hospital 12 Mar 2018 08:54 Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J. Radhakrishnan on Monday said that efforts are on to save the lives of trekkers who were caught in the Theni forest fires on Sunday, some of whom have been admitted with severe burn injuries, at the Government Rajaji Hospital …
  • Theni fire: Kerala orders temporary ban on trekking in forest regions 12 Mar 2018 08:34 DH News Service, Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 12 2018, 13:51 IST As the death toll in the forest fire on Kurangani Hills in Tamil Nadu's Theni district rose on Monday, neighbouring Kerala imposed a temporary ban on trekking in the state's forest regions …
  • 9 trekkers killed in Theni forest fire 12 Mar 2018 07:22 Nine people, who were part of a trekking expedition, have been killed in a forest fire in the Western Ghats, the Tamil Nadu government said on Monday. "Nine persons are dead, while 17 of the rescued have been hospitalised and 10 did not require …
  • 9 trekkers killed in massive fire in Theni forest, IAF conducts rescue ops 12 Mar 2018 06:58 Theni: Nine of the 39 trekkers who were trapped in Sunday’s raging forest fire deep in Kurangani hills reserve near Theni in Tamil Nadu have died.  The people who died in the fire includes four women, four men and a child. Out of 27 people who have been …
  • Theni forest fire: 9 trekkers dead, 27 rescued in Tamil Nadu 12 Mar 2018 06:45 Representational image. Two groups comprising 36 trekkers got stranded after fire broke out in Kurangani hills, Theni district, on Sunday evening. Photo: Arvind Moudgil/Hindustan Times Chennai: At least nine people died after they got trapped in a …
  • Nine trekkers killed in massive forest blaze in Tamil Nadu's Theni 12 Mar 2018 06:27 Theni: Nine of the 39 trekkers who were trapped in Sunday’s raging forest fire deep in Kurangani hills reserve near Theni in Tamil Nadu have died on Monday. The people who died in the fire includes four women, four men and a child. Out of 27 people who …
  • Theni forest fire: 9 trekkers killed in massive blaze; IAF conducts rescue ops 12 Mar 2018 05:48 Theni: Nine of the 39 trekkers who were trapped in Sunday’s raging forest fire deep in Kurangani hills reserve near Theni in Tamil Nadu have died on Monday. The people who died in the fire includes four women, four men and a child. Out of 27 people who …
  • Theni fire: Garud Commando Force, IAF begin rescue operation 12 Mar 2018 05:48 [India], Mar. 12 (ANI): 16 commandos of the Garud Commando Force and four choppers from the Indian Air Force (IAF), with one of them at standby, arrived here on Monday morning to commence the search and rescue operation of those stuck in the Kurangani …
  • Theni forest fire LIVE Updates: Nine dead in Kurangani, rescue operations underway 12 Mar 2018 05:14 Theni forest fire LIVE Updates: Rescue operations are underway on the spot. Nine people were killed in the Theni forest fire in Tamil Nadu’s Kurangani district, officials confirmed on Monday. The district collector’s office also released a list of names …
  • Theni forest fire: 27 rescued, at least 8 feared dead in Tamil Nadu 12 Mar 2018 04:44 Representational image. Two groups comprising 37 trekkers got stranded after fire broke out in Kurangani hills, Theni district, on Sunday evening. Photo: Arvind Moudgil/Hindustan Times Chennai: A total of 27 people who got trapped in a fire in …
  • Tamil Nadu: 40 trapped in Theni forest fire, 15 girls rescued 12 Mar 2018 03:35 — By Our Correspondent | Mar 12, 2018 07:44 am Chennai: A multi-department rescue operation assisted by the Defence Ministry was launched on Sunday evening to rescue at least 40 people including girls and some minors, who were trapped in a massive forest …
  • 5 trekkers killed in Theni forest fire, 30 saved, IAF conducts rescue operations 12 Mar 2018 03:32 Theni: Five of the 39 trekkers who were trapped in Sunday’s raging forest fire deep in Kurangani hills reserve near Theni in Tamil Nadu have died.  Thirty of the trekkers, mostly students, have been rescued and were rushed to a government hospital. The …
  • Theni forest fire Highlights: At least five persons suffer burn injuries, low visibility hampers rescue ops 11 Mar 2018 22:41 Several fire tenders have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway. Around 30 people are believed to be trapped in Kurangani hills after a fire broke out in the forest in Theni district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday. Defence Minister Nirmala …
  • Theni Fire Highlights: About 30 Caught In Tamil Nadu Forest Fire, IAF On Rescue 11 Mar 2018 22:33 Theni Fire: Firefighters are at the spot to douse the flame New Delhi:  About 30 students trekking in Kurankani hills in Theni were caught in a forest fire. Fire fighters have reached the spot to rescue the students. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has also …
  • Theni forest fire: 65 trapped in Kurangani hills, deaths feared 11 Mar 2018 22:21 Several fire tenders have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway. AT LEAST 65 trekkers, many of them believed to be college students, IT employees and families with children from Chennai, Coimbatore and Tirupur, were trapped Sunday in a fire …
  • Theni fire: No information on casualty, says DC 11 Mar 2018 21:40 [India], Mar 12 (ANI): Theni District Collector, Pallavi Baldev on Monday said that she has not received any information on the casualty in the forest fire that erupted near Kurangani hills here. Baldev informed that around 37 people in two separate groups …
  • Students caught in forest fire in Tamil Nadu's Theni 11 Mar 2018 20:48 A group of college students from Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore and Erode districts, had embarked upon a trekking expedition, and are feared trapped in a raging forest fire.  Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. …
  • 15 of 40 trekkers rescued from Theni forest fire 11 Mar 2018 20:09 Theni: About 25 trekkers, some of them women, are feared trapped in raging fire deep in the reserve forest atop the Kurangani hills near here  even as massive rescue operations by multiple agencies, including the Indian Air Force, managed to rescue around …
  • Tamil Nadu forest fire: One student killed, 15 rescued so far; massive operation underway in Theni district, Air Force pressed into service 11 Mar 2018 18:33 One student was killed in a forest fire that broke out in Theni district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday. The authorities, however, managed to rescue 15 students. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the IAF has also been pressed into service. A massive …
  • Theni forest fire 11 Mar 2018 17:40 CHENNAI: Four students who were part of a large group of trekkers were charred to death in a forest fire in Kurugumalai area in Tamil Nadu's Theni on Sunday. Madurai circle conservator of forests RK Jagenia confirmed the death of four people to TOI and …
  • Theni forest fire: Around 15 students rescued, IAF services roped in; many suspected to be trapped 11 Mar 2018 17:30 The Southern Command is in touch with the Collector of Theni to assist in the rescue operations. (Source: ANI) Around 30 people, including several students, are trapped in a forest fire in Tamil Nadu’s Kurangani hills in Theni district on Sunday. According …
  • Theni forest fire LIVE UPDATES: At least five persons suffer burn injuries, low visibility hampers rescue ops 11 Mar 2018 17:30 Several fire tenders have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway. Around 30 people are believed to be trapped in Kurangani hills after a fire broke out in the forest in Theni district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday. Defence Minister Nirmala …
  • Theni Fire Live Updates: About 30 Caught In Tamil Nadu Forest Fire, IAF On Rescue 11 Mar 2018 16:56 Theni Fire: Firefighters are at the spot to douse the flame New Delhi:  About 30 students trekking in Kurankani hills in Theni were caught in a forest fire. Fire fighters have reached the spot to rescue the students. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has also …
  • Theni forest fire: Rescue operations underway 11 Mar 2018 16:23 On Sunday evening, a forest fire erupted in Theni. At least 20 college students, who had gone trekking in the Kurangani region were trapped. However, locals estimate the number of students around 55. In an unfortunate turn of events, the forests in …
  • Tamil Nadu: Around 30 people trapped in Theni forest fire, 20 rescued till now; rescue ops underway 11 Mar 2018 16:13 The Southern Command is in touch with the Collector of Theni to assist in the rescue operations. (Source: ANI) Around 30 people including a few students are feared trapped and 20 have been rescued till now from a forest fire in Tamil Nadu’s Kurangani hills …
  • Over 30 Students Caught In Major Forest Fire In Tamil Nadu's Theni 11 Mar 2018 15:31 Chennai:  Over 30 students were caught in a massive forest fire in Theni district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday evening. The students were caught in the fire while they were trekking to Kurangani hills. A senior police officer has told NDTV, that 30 students …
  • Theni Fire Live Updates: Over 30 Student Caught In Forest Fire, IAF On Rescue 11 Mar 2018 15:31 Theni Fire: Firefighters are at the spot to douse the flame New Delhi:  Over 30 student trekking in Kurankani hills in Theni were caught in the forest fire. Fire fighters have reached the spot to rescue the students. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has also …
  • IAF to rescue students caught in forest fire in TN's Theni 11 Mar 2018 14:56 Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman (File | PTI) CHENNAI: The Indian Air Force (IAF) will be pressed to rescue students caught in a forest fire in Tamil Nadu's Theni district, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Sunday. She said the …
  • Suicide bid triggers tension in Theni 23 Nov 2017 02:18 Four members of a Dalit family attempted suicide here on Wednesday as they were unable to endure coercion by a money lender, who had charged them exorbitant interest, the police said. Eight persons have been arrested. The quartet — Saravanan, 45, of …
  • Nod for Theni, Dindigul farmers to lift alluvial soil 06 Jun 2017 09:36 A total of 412 waterbodies had been identified in the district to enable farmers to lift alluvial soil, said Collector N. Venkatachalam. Talking to press persons here on Wednesday he said lifting of the soil from the waterbodies would help farmers enrich …
  • Theni doctor ‘rents out’ letterhead, name to... 23 May 2017 04:10 CHENNAI: At least half a dozen doctors have been lending their name boards and prescription pads to quacks for a monthly fee of Rs 25,000 to Rs 50,000, officials of the directorate of medical and rural health services have found. On Monday, officials from …
  • Theni doctor ‘rents out’ letterhead, name to quack for Rs 25,000 per month 23 May 2017 03:43 CHENNAI: At least half a dozen doctors have been lending their name boards and prescription pads to quacks for a monthly fee of Rs 25,000 to Rs 50,000, officials of the directorate of medical and rural health services have found. On Monday, officials from …
  • Coconut trees stand headless due to blistering heat in Theni 05 May 2017 02:09 More than half of the coconut plantation has wilted and dried this season, especially in Thevaram, Meenakshipuram and Pannaipuram areas | Express THENI: Officials who are taking a count of drought damage in Theni district of Tamil Nadu have reported back …
  • Theni neutrino project clearance shot down 21 Mar 2017 04:26 Chennai: The National Green Tribunal on Monday scrapped the Environmental Clearance (EC) for the India- based Neutrino Observatory (INO) Project in Theni district, thwarting the efforts of scientific community to set up the high end tunnel laboratory. …
  • Stones pelted at Panneerselvam’s car in Theni district 17 Mar 2017 19:55 Theni : Unidentified miscreants today pelted stones at the car of former Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam in this district. Panneerselvam though escaped unhurt. The front part of the car was slightly damaged in the stone-pelting, but none was …