• India s CB-CID sleuths get Sri Lankan cop s custody for 4 days 18 Sep 2020 11:50 Indian crime branch-CID sleuths were on Thursday granted the custody of the Sri Lankan policeman, who was arrested by the Ramanathapuram police for his illegal entry into the country, for four days for questioning to establish his links with the late …
  • Tamil Nadu receives 32 per cent excess rainfall since June, more showers expected over the weekend 18 Sep 2020 08:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has been blessed for the past few months. Since June, the State has received 32 per cent excess rainfall, although Chennai has recorded 18 per cent deficit rainfall. The forecast shows more rains lashing parts of …
  • TN yet to collect Rs 11.9 crore dead rent from ONGC 18 Sep 2020 02:20 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu government is yet to collect dead rent worth Rs 11.96 crore for leasing out land for exploration of major minerals by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, according to a Comptroller and Auditor General of India report. …
  • CB-CID gets custody of Sri Lankan police officer arrested in Ramanathapuram 17 Sep 2020 16:10
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,697 COVID-19 cases, 68 deaths 15 Sep 2020 18:17 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,697 Covid-19 cases and 68 deaths on Tuesday taking the tally to 5,14,208 and toll to 8,502 on Tuesday. Chennai alone recorded 989 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and …
  • Tamil Nadu’s Covid count crosses 5 lakh, death toll reaches 8,381 14 Sep 2020 19:39 Tamil Nadu’s overall Covid-19 tally on Sunday crossed the unenviable milestone of 5 lakh cases. With 5,693 new cases getting detected in the last 24 hours the state’s Covid-19 tally stands at 5,02,759. The State recorded the first case on March 7, but …
  • Cauvery-Gundar river linking project in TN likely to be implemented by end of this year 14 Sep 2020 13:43 Express News Service CHENNAI: The ambitious Cauvery-Gundar river interlinking project is likely to be implemented by the end of this year using state funds, according to an official source. In the first phase, the link canal from Cauvery to South Vellar is …
  • These families spent the lockdown at farms, away from the buzz of city life 14 Sep 2020 07:55 The nomads While the rest of the world was keeping track of day-to-day COVID-19 cases, Shrekanth RG and his family were foraging for fruit for breakfast at a farm in Pavunjur near Chengalpet, Tamil Nadu. The family of three — including Shrekanth’s wife …
  • Madurai sees more discharges than new cases on a single day 12 Sep 2020 15:45 A total of 78 people tested positive for COVID-19, here on Saturday, taking the total tally of cases to 15,238. All of the positive cases were indigenous according to the State Health bulletin. The district recorded 109 discharges from various COVID-19 …
  • Immanuel Sekaran’s family urges Chief Minister to ensure Tamil Nadu observes memorial day 11 Sep 2020 10:28 Marking the 63rd death anniversary of freedom fighter and Dalit leader Immanuel Sekaran, leaders from various political parties paid tribute at his memorial on Friday. On the occasion, Sekaran’s family appealed to Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami to …
  • Doorstep screening: Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation's volunteers doing shoddy job, allege residents 10 Sep 2020 05:45 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: A section of residents has flagged concerns over Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation's (CCMC) move to engage volunteers, particularly college students, for door-to-door Covid-19 screening exercise. They alleged …
  • Madurai district’s total COVID-19 case count crosses 15,000 09 Sep 2020 16:31 MADURAI Madurai district’s total case count crossed 15,000 as 63 persons tested positive for COVID-19 here on Wednesday. The total tally of cases as on date are 15,051. All of the 63 cases were indigenous, according to the State Health bulletin. With 67 …
  • HM demands CBI inquiry 09 Sep 2020 13:43 RAMANATHAPURAM The Hindu Munnani State president Kadeswara Subramaniam has demanded CBI inquiry into the murder of Arun Prakash by an armed gang here on August 31. Speaking to reporters, he said that the youth, who was actively involved in the Vinayaga …
  • TN unveils Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy, targets $100 billion output by 2025 07 Sep 2020 09:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to increase Tamil Nadu’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025, Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The policy is …
  • High-wave warning issued for Southern Tamil Nadu 07 Sep 2020 00:36 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) on Sunday issued high-wave warning along the Southern Tamil Nadu coast, from Colachal to Dhanushkodi.  Authorities said waves in the range of 3.5-4.8m are …
  • Sri Lankan cop on the run for narcotics theft arrested in Dhanushkodi 06 Sep 2020 16:07 By Express News Service RAMESWARAM: A 30-year-old Sri Lankan police constable was arrested near Dhanushkodi in Ramanathapuram district on Saturday for illegally entering India on a fibreglass boat. Tamil Nadu police found that the cop, identified as …
  • Southern districts see dip in positive cases 05 Sep 2020 14:45 A total of 99 people tested positive for COVID-19, here on Saturday, taking the tally of cases to 14,674. There has been a rise of 780 cases in the last week since August 29. The State health bulletin stated that all of the cases were indigenous. A total …
  • A slice of home, delivered 04 Sep 2020 23:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: It’s lunchtime. On a mundane weekday, it’s food that has me excited. I eagerly track my order as it makes its way to me from the home chef who has become my favourite. Once here, the strong aroma of butter chicken — neatly …
  • Timing of Ramanathapuram SP’s transfer sparks debate 04 Sep 2020 18:54 By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: The sudden shunting out of Ramanathapuram Superintendent of Police RV Varun Kumar on Thursday night has sparked a debate among political observers. Adding fuel to the fire, the officer’s transfer has been kept in …
  • Another suspect in Vasantha Nagar murder case surrenders 04 Sep 2020 06:10 By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: A suspect booked in connection with the murder of a youth in Vasantha Nagar here on Monday surrendered before the Kadaladi Judicial Magistrate Court on Thursday. It may be noted that the four other suspects in the …
  • After losing job, labourer turns to ‘armed’ robbery 04 Sep 2020 01:20 By Express News Service CHENNAI: When a construction labourer lost his job to the economic downturn, he decided to find an alternative career as a robber. When the required materials and investments for the new job did not come his way, he decided to get …
  • Father kills toddler son, burns body near Vedhalai 31 Aug 2020 06:50 By Express News Service RAMESWARAM: The Mandapam police arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly killing and burning his one-and-a-half year-old son after a quarrel with his wife. According to sources, the suspect, a resident of Kunjaravalasai near …
  • Cannot give COVID-19 as reason to prevent doctors from pursuing higher studies: Madras HC 30 Aug 2020 18:02 By Express News Service MADURAI: Observing that the state government cannot cite the Covid-19 pandemic as a reason to prevent doctors from quitting and pursuing higher studies, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court told the Director of Public Health to …
  • Twenty Tamil Nadu districts to come under newly created Tiruchy ASI circle 28 Aug 2020 20:09 Express News Service MADURAI: A day after Tamil Nadu Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel announced that a new Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Circle would be formed headquartered in Tiruchy, a formal notification was revealing that 20 Tamil Nadu …
  • Madurai Police seize banned tobacco products worth ₹11.54 lakh 23 Aug 2020 10:47 Madurai City police seized banned tobacco products worth ₹11.54 lakh. The police said that a team of police from S.S. Colony found some persons loading things packed in plastic bags into autorickshaws on Bharathiyar Street, on Friday. When the police …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu records 5,995 fresh infections 22 Aug 2020 03:16 Another 5,995 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Friday. Chennai saw a marginal increase in its daily count, as 1,282 persons tested positive for the infection in the city. This took the State’s tally to 3,67,430. Another 5,764 persons …
  • Former DMK min Rahman Khan succumbs to Covid 21 Aug 2020 02:36 (from right) A Rahman Khan with DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi and party treasurer S Durai Murugan in a photo taken in the 1970sCHENNAI: Former DMK minister and five-time MLA A Rahman Khan passed away on Thursday morning in a private hospital in Chennai, …
  • Senior DMK leader dies of Covid-19 20 Aug 2020 11:29 By Chennaivision in Chennai News August 20, 2020 Senior DMK leader and former Minister A Rahman Khan died today. According to sources, he tested positive for Covid-19 recently and was admitted to a private hospital. He sufffered a massive cardiac arrest …
  • Former DMK minister A Rehman Khan no more 20 Aug 2020 07:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: Former minister and senior DMK leader A Rehman Khan passed away on Thursday morning at the age of 75 in Chennai. Following a cardiac arrest, he was admitted to a hospital, where he breathed his last.  The five-time MLA was one …
  • ‘53% T.N. households lost jobs amid lockdown’ 20 Aug 2020 00:08 A survey commissioned by the Tamil Nadu government to study the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the State’s economy during March-May has found that in 53% of the households surveyed, at least one member had lost his/her job during the period. The …
  • BPCL to commission Rs 80 crore bottling plant in Tamil Nadu soon 18 Aug 2020 13:17 By PTI CHENNAI: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd would shortly be commissioning its new state-of-the-art bottling plant in the state aimed to serve the southern districts, a company official said on Tuesday. According to a company official, BPCL has a …
  • BPCL to commission 18 Aug 2020 12:29 According to a company official, BPCL has a customer base of 55.20 lakh families in Tamil Nadu and 86,000 in Puducherry. The company has bottling plants in Chennai, Coimbatore, Tuticorin and Thanjavur. "BPCL will shortly be commissioning the state-of- …
  • With sweets and crackers, Thoothukudi residents welcome HC order refusing to open Sterlite plant 18 Aug 2020 07:54 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: What came as a big relief for Thoothukudi residents on Tuesday, the Madras High Court dismissed the Sterlite plant's plea of re-opening the copper smelter after which people were seen celebrating on streets. As soon …
  • 125 more die as COVID-19 fatalities continue to rise in Tamil Nadu 16 Aug 2020 17:55 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Sunday posted 5,950 fresh COVID-19 cases and 125 deaths, taking the total infection count in the state to 3.38 lakh, the health department said. With 125 deaths, the toll in the state rose to 5,766.Recoveries outnumbered the …
  • Theni records 206 positive cases 16 Aug 2020 15:08 A total of 121 persons tested positive for COVID-19, here on Sunday, taking the total number of cases in the district to 12,764. Out of those who tested positive, 120 were indigenous cases and one was imported, according to the State Health Bulletin. With …
  • Covid-19: Coimbatore Crosses 8000 mark 15 Aug 2020 09:12 By Express News Service COIMBATORE/TIRUPUR/ERODE/THE NILGIRIS: Coimbatore's Covid-19 infection tally swelled to 8,274 with a whopping 385 fresh cases on Friday. The district's death toll rose to 164 after eight more persons succumbed to …
  • Court gives interim relief to film producer 15 Aug 2020 06:03 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court granted interim relief to film producer KE Gnanavel Raja from appearing before the Ramanathapuram police for inquiry in a chit fund fraud case after his advocate informed the court …
  • Ramnad nurse dies at home week after Covid treatment 15 Aug 2020 06:03 By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: A 40-year-old nurse from Pandiyur near Paramakudi died at her residence, a week after she was discharged from a private hospital, where she was treated for Covid-19. The nurse, I Kalaiselvi, worked at the …
  • Armed robbers snatch ₹3.34 lakh from TASMAC employees near Madurai 14 Aug 2020 08:31 In a daring armed robbery, two TASMAC salesmen were attacked with beer bottles and robbed of ₹3.34 lakh in suburban Silaiman in Madurai on Thursday night. Police said the salesman of Silaiman TASMAC shop, S. Rajendran (45) was riding the motorbike carrying …
  • Coimbatore district sees 289 more cases, seven deaths 13 Aug 2020 17:02 Bureau Coimbatore reported 289 COVID-19 positive cases on Thursday, taking the district’s tally to 7,884. Of the total cases so far, 5,805 have recovered and 1,923 are under treatment. Seven deaths were reported in the district on Thursday, including two …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases, 119 deaths 12 Aug 2020 15:26 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday reported 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the tally to 3,14,520 while 119 fatalities pushed the death toll to 5,278. Active cases stood at 52,929 with 5,633 discharges from various health care facilities and in …
  • 292 new Covid-19 cases recorded, highest so far 11 Aug 2020 01:07 Coimbatore: In the highest daily tally recorded since July 30, the district recorded 292 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday, taking the total number of cases to 6,961. With 388 people getting discharged through the weekend, the number of active cases remains …
  • Dist logs 217 Covid cases, tally inches closer to 7K 09 Aug 2020 23:26 Coimbatore: The district reported 217 new cases of Covid19 on Sunday, taking the count to 6,670, of which 1,665 are active cases. The toll, meanwhile, touched 125 as the state included 13 more deaths that occurred in the district in the past two days in …
  • 11 north TN dists log half the fresh Covid cases 09 Aug 2020 01:26 Representative imageCHENNAI: For the sixth day, the state recorded a three-digit death toll of 118 deaths and added 5,883 fresh cases of Covid-19, which pushed the case tally to 2,90,907. The cumulative death toll touched 4,808. The number of active cases …
  • Dist logs 183 new Covid cases, 10 more deaths 08 Aug 2020 23:39 Coimbatore: The district reported 183 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, taking the toll to 6,450, of which 1,643 are active cases. The toll, meanwhile, went up to 112 with 10 more deaths. At least 149 patients, who were undergoing treatment in the ESI …
  • Caseload drops to 112, 5 deaths take toll to 90 06 Aug 2020 01:27 Coimbatore: The district recorded 112 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, taking its tally to 5,805, while the toll touched 90 with five more deaths. The number of active cases, however, came down to 1,571 as 226 patients recovered and were discharged from …
  • TN government begins deployment of artificial reefs along Chennai coast to support marine life 05 Aug 2020 15:09 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday began a major exercise to deploy artificial reefs along the Chennai coast. A total of 30 sites have been chosen in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu districts for the …
  • TN’s southern districts see dip in Covid-19 cases 05 Aug 2020 08:56 There was a marginal dip in fresh cases of COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu as 5,063 persons tested positive for the infection on Tuesday. However, for the second consecutive day, more than 100 deaths were recorded. As many as 6,501 persons were discharged from …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu records 2.5 lakh virus cases, Chennai crosses 1 lakh 02 Aug 2020 02:47 Tamil Nadu’s overall tally of COVID-19 cases surpassed 2.5 lakh on Saturday, as 5,879 more persons tested positive. The tally of patients in Chennai crossed one lakh. While 7,010 persons were discharged across the State, 99 deaths were recorded. With this, …
  • Rly reservation counters shut on Sundays in Aug 01 Aug 2020 13:23 Representative image MADURAI: Southern Railway has announced that all passenger reservation counters in Dindigul, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Kovilpatti, Tenkasi, Pudukkottai, Karaikudi, Sivaganga, Ramanathapuram, Palani, Rajapalayam and …
  • Father-son duo cheats investors of Rs 60 crores in Coimbatore, arrested 31 Jul 2020 17:21 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Coimbatore City Police arrested a father-son duo for allegedly cheating investors of Rs 60 crores by running an investment firm here. According to officials, Manikandan Balakrishnan ( …
  • TN to build sand fences on seashore at Dhanushkodi to prevent motorists skidding off road 31 Jul 2020 13:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government is proposing to build multiple eco-friendly 'sand fences' along the seashore at Dhanushkodi to prevent sand getting deposited on National Highway-49, which would be fatal to motorists. The …
  • TN: Dad, stepson dupe investors of Rs 65cr, held 31 Jul 2020 03:12 Representative image COIMBATORE: The economic offence wing (EOW) police on Wednesday arrested two directors of multi-level marketing firm Green Crest for cheating investors of Rs 65 crore. B Manikandan, 48, of Krishnasamy Nagar near Ramanathapuram and his …
  • MLM firm directors held for cheating investors of Rs 65 cr 31 Jul 2020 00:08 Coimbatore: The economic offence wing (EOW) police on Wednesday arrested two directors of multi-level marketing (MLM) company Green Crest for cheating investors of Rs 65 crore. B Manikandan, 48, of Krishnasamy Nagar near Ramanathapuram and his stepson P …
  • Father-son duo who are directors of MLM firm Green Crest Investment arrested in Coimbatore for duping investors 30 Jul 2020 07:04 Manikandan COIMBATORE: A father-son duo, who are directors of multi-level marketing (MLM) firm Green Crest Investment, were arrested by the Economic Offices Wing (EOW) police in Coimbatore on Wednesday for cheating investors of Rs 60 crore. The arrested …
  • 2 men arrested for trying to murder pawn shop owner 30 Jul 2020 01:20 Coimbatore: Two men have been arrested for attempting to murder a pawn shop owner after he refused to accept a silver article that one of them wanted to pledge for money at Ramanathpuram in the city. According to a police officer, D Deepak alias Vivek, 23, …
  • 346 test positive for COVID-19 in Madurai 28 Jul 2020 15:21 Madurai A total of 346 people tested positive for COVID-19 here on Tuesday. The total tally of cases is 10,392 as on date. Of the 346 cases, one was imported, according to the State Health bulletin. As many as 73 people were discharged from various …
  • Dist sees nearly 1,500 Covid cases in a week 26 Jul 2020 23:58 Coimbatore: The district logged 220 fresh Covid-19 cases on Sunday, taking its count to 3,459, of which 1,491 are active. At least 40% (1,416) of the total cases was reported in the past one week alone. On July 19, the district’s Covid-19 tally was 2,043. …
  • Coronavirus | 301 test positive in Madurai 25 Jul 2020 21:10 A total of 301 persons tested positive for COVID-19, here on Saturday raising the overall tally of patients to 9,595. Most patients continued to show influenza like illness or severe acute respiratory illness symptoms and were all indigenous. The district …
  • Madurai’s tally of positive cases cross 9,000 mark 24 Jul 2020 16:10 With 326 people testing positive, Madurai district’s overall tally of cases crossed the 9,000 mark, here on Friday. As on date, the total number of cases registered are 9,302. A total of 483 people were discharged from various COVID-19 treatment facilities …
  • Dist logs 238 new Covid cases; toll goes up to 28 24 Jul 2020 02:07 Coimbatore: As Covid-19 cases continue to spiral in the district, which recorded 238 new cases on Thursday, the health department has set up another 400 beds for patients at the Codissia trade fair complex. Officials also reviewed the facilities at …
  • Another new high as 6,472 persons are infected 23 Jul 2020 23:41 The number of COVID-19 cases continued to surge in Tamil Nadu as 6,472 more persons tested positive on Thursday. This new high took the State’s overall tally to 1,92,964. Chennai’s overall tally breached the 90,000-mark as the city recorded 1,336 cases. …
  • TN sanctions Rs 10.19 cr to dig community wells 23 Jul 2020 19:51 CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has sanctioned Rs 10.19 crore to install community wells for the benefit of 1,233 small, marginal, SC/ST and women farmers in the state. The scheme announced in assembly will be implemented through the agriculture …
  • COVID-19: Tamil Nadu tests over 60,000 people in a day, records 6,472 new cases, 88 deaths 23 Jul 2020 17:48 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a new high, Tamil Nadu recorded 6,472 new COVID-19 positive cases, from testing a whopping 60,375 people, taking the tally to 1,92,964 on Thursday. The state also recorded 88 deaths on the day, with a total of 3,232 people …
  • Record number of deaths, positive cases in Virudhunagar 22 Jul 2020 15:46 Virudhunagar district registered the highest single-day tally of 363 positive cases and death toll of six on Wednesday. With this, the district’s death toll rose to 34 and the total number of cases to 4,287. The day also saw the highest number of patients …
  • Chennai likely to turn green zone by July 31 21 Jul 2020 09:41 The number of passengers who were quarantined between May 8 and July 17 was 12,709 and 11,406 of them had gone home in the districts The intensive efforts taken by the government to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the past three months had brought the …
  • Beds tally be to increased at Codissia to accommodate fresh Covid-19 cases 21 Jul 2020 03:31 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Fearing more fresh cases from nine hot spots in Coimbatore leading to the risk of local transmission, the health department has planned to increase the beds tally at Covid Care Centre (CCC) which was set up at Codissia …
  • Coronavirus | State records 4,985 new cases, 70 deaths 20 Jul 2020 22:48 Tamil Nadu on Monday recorded 4,985 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 70 deaths associated with the disease. The northern districts continued to account for over half of the fresh infections, with Chennai topping the table with 1,298 cases. The State has been …
  • 'Transfer not an alternative for disciplinary action': Madras HC quashes order against sanitary worker 20 Jul 2020 08:39 By Express News Service MADURAI: Observing that transfer is not an alternative for disciplinary action, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court quashed a transfer order against a sanitary worker in the Government Homeopathy Medical College Hospital in …
  • DVAC told to probe corruption charges against DSP Ravindra Prakashm, inspector in Madurai 20 Jul 2020 08:38 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court ordered Vigilance and Anti-corruption department to inquire into the corruption charges levelled against a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) and an inspector of Ramanathapuram …
  • Number of active cases crosses 2,000 mark in Virudhunagar 19 Jul 2020 16:22 VIRUDHUNAGAR/MADURAI The number of active COVID-19 cases went past the 2,000-mark to reach 2,071 in Virudhunagar with the addition of 265 fresh cases on Sunday. The total number of positive cases in the district rose to 3,393. The death toll in the …
  • Dist logs 118 new Covid cases, 1 death 19 Jul 2020 00:36 Coimbatore: At least 118 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the district on Saturday, taking its tally to 1,905, of which 1,169 are active cases. The toll also went up by one to 18, after a man was tested positive for the virus after his death. …
  • Coronavirus | Madurai district sees a dip in number of positive cases 18 Jul 2020 23:07 Madurai district saw a dip in the number of cases as 185 patients tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday. This comes after eight days of recording more than 200 cases since July 10. The tally of cases reached 8,044. A total of 81 people were discharged …
  • Coronavirus | New high as State records 4,807 cases 18 Jul 2020 22:35 It was yet another high for Tamil Nadu as it reported 4,807 new cases of COVID-19 and 88 deaths on Saturday. The fatalities included 46 persons who died on July 17 alone. Of the fresh cases, Chennai accounted for 1,219 infections, while neighbouring …
  • HC directs State to file counter on PIL 18 Jul 2020 16:48 The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday directed the State government to file a counter in a public interest litigation petition that complained of illegal extraction of groundwater in Rameswaram. A Division Bench of Justices M. …
  • Analysis | For Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK, Sasikala factor refuses to fade away 18 Jul 2020 09:08 The Sasikala factor in the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) refuses to fade away. Despite the party leadership’s spokesperson and Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar making it clear a week ago that there had been no change in the party’ …
  • T.N. records 4,538 new cases, 79 deaths 18 Jul 2020 02:25 Tamil Nadu on Friday recorded 4,538 fresh COVID-19 cases and 79 deaths — the highest number of fatalities recorded by the Health Department on a single day. The fresh cases took the overall count to 1,60,907*. Another 3,391 persons were discharged …
  • No shortage of masks, sanitizers at hospitals, says Ramanathapuram Collector 28 Jun 2020 09:29 Clarifying that there was no shortage of face masks, gloves, sanitizers and disinfectants at the government hospital and in Primary Health Centres, District Collector K. Veera Raghava Rao said that in fact, every patient, who tested positive for COVID-19, …
  • Ramanathapuram: Six-member gang held in sexual assault case 16 Jun 2020 02:23 By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: The Chathirapatti police on Sunday arrested six men for allegedly forcing a 25-year-old woman to pose in obscene manner with her nephew, filming it, and robbing her at knifepoint near Poovilathur. Superintendent of …
  • Ramanathapuram cops seize suspected narcotic drugs 05 Jun 2020 13:03 Police officials show the seized items MADURAI: The Ramanathapuram district police seized various suspected narcotics and psychotropic substances, including amphetamine, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, on Friday. None were arrested in connection to the …
  • Man arrested for abusing cop in Ramanathapuram 21 Mar 2020 10:57
  • Man arrested for abusing police officer in Ramanathapuram 21 Mar 2020 08:58
  • Heavy rain disrupts life in Ramanathapuram district 30 Nov 2019 06:36 Normal life was hit as heavy rain lashed several parts of Ramanathapuram district on Friday night, inundating residential and low-lying areas, uprooting trees and electric poles, and disrupting power supply. For the first time since the onset of northeast …
  • Tamil Nadu Rains: Schools closed in Ramanathapuram due to heavy downpour 22 Oct 2019 13:03 Apart from Ramanathapuram, the schools in Kochi also remain closed on Monday as heavy rainfall lead to water-logging in several areas. Image source: Representational Image/ File Tamil Nadu Rains: Due to heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, all schools in …
  • TN: Schools closed in Ramanathapuram due to heavy rainfall 22 Oct 2019 04:49
  • 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 …
  • 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, …
  • Inspector, AIADMK functionary booked for murder in Tirunelveli district 18 Sep 2020 21:32 Even before the storm triggered by the arrest of 10 policemen of the Sattankulam Police Station, from the Inspector of Police to constables -- in connection with the deaths of traders P. Jayaraj and J. Benicks – has subsided, the Inspector of Police of …
  • 68,000 Tamils stuck abroad still await evacuation 18 Sep 2020 01:38 Nearly 68,000 Tamils, who have registered for rescue flights, are still waiting to return from nine countries, mostly from the Middle East.CHENNAI: Nearly 68,000 Tamils, who have registered for rescue flights, are still waiting to return from nine …
  • Post corona plans 17 Sep 2020 19:24  Right now the international community has been witnessing enough of coronavirus threats, almost most countries having been affected by the outbreak. Countries and people have suffered a lot economically, physically and emotionally so far. What next? What …
  • Delicious dessert: Othakadai’s gooey wheat halwa is a firm favourite among foodies 17 Sep 2020 12:35 It is mid-afternoon on a hot Sunday in Othakadai, a town in Narasingam Panchayat, barely 20 minutes away from Madurai. Here, there is no sign of the weekend lull at Patchi Raja Vilas as passengers disembark from mini buses and cars and rush in to place …
  • State reports 5,652 fresh cases, 57 fatalities 17 Sep 2020 04:36 A total of 5,652 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, including 983 in Chennai and 549 in Coimbatore. This took the State’s tally to 5,19,860. As of date, 46,633 persons are undergoing treatment. As many as 5,768 persons, …
  • Tamil Nadu to establish new Anna University for affiliating engineering colleges 16 Sep 2020 20:30 A new Anna University will be established, and all engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu will be affiliated to the Chennai-headquartered institution, according to a Bill passed in the State Assembly on Wednesday. The existing Anna University at Guindy in the …
  • A dozen universities in Tamil Nadu to hold final semester exams in September 16 Sep 2020 11:32 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The exam season has arrived for college students in the state as the Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday granted permission to 13 universities and the Director of Technical Education (DoTE) to conduct final semester exams this …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,697 COVID-19 cases, 68 deaths 15 Sep 2020 18:17 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,697 Covid-19 cases and 68 deaths on Tuesday taking the tally to 5,14,208 and toll to 8,502 on Tuesday. Chennai alone recorded 989 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and …
  • 1,300 kg of ration rice seized 15 Sep 2020 13:19 TIRUNELVELI Civil Supplies – CID police on Monday night seized 1,300 kg of ration rice near Kovilpatti even as the essential commodity was being smuggled. Sources in the Civil Supplies – CID police said a vehicle check was conducted on Kovilpatti – …
  • VOC Port in Thoothukudi invites industry to set up units on its land 15 Sep 2020 10:49 VO Chidambaranar Port Trust (VOCPT) in Thoothukudi, one of the 12 major ports and second largest port in Tamil Nadu, has invited industries to set up port-led units at the vast land base available with the Port Trust. Plots totalling 1,680 acres are …
  • ATG to set  up third tyre plant in Vizag  15 Sep 2020 05:25 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Off-highway tyre-maker Alliance Tire Group (ATG), owned by the Japanese major Yokohama Group, will build a new plant in Atchutapuram Industrial Park of Visakhapatnam district for expanding its production capacity.  The …
  • Tamil Nadu’s Covid count crosses 5 lakh, death toll reaches 8,381 14 Sep 2020 19:39 Tamil Nadu’s overall Covid-19 tally on Sunday crossed the unenviable milestone of 5 lakh cases. With 5,693 new cases getting detected in the last 24 hours the state’s Covid-19 tally stands at 5,02,759. The State recorded the first case on March 7, but …
  • Yokohama Rubber to build new off-highway tyre plant in Visakhapatnam 14 Sep 2020 06:20 Yokohama Rubber Co Ltd of Japan has announced that it will build a new plant at Special Projects Zone, Atchutapuram Industrial Park, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. This is to expand production capacity of ATG (Alliance Tire Group), a Yokohama Rubber Group …
  • She was brave, never put any pressure on her: Tamil Nadu NEET aspirant's father on teen's suicide 13 Sep 2020 20:55 Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: A day after his daughter died by suicide fearing not getting qualified in NEET, Muruga Sundaram father of Jothi Sri Durga, exclusively spoke to The New Indian Express, on the reasons that lead her to take her own life …
  • Chennai's historians give thinnai a chance of revival 13 Sep 2020 19:14 Express News Service CHENNAI: Thinnai iruttil evaro kettaar Thalaiyai enge vaipathaam enru Evano oruvan sonnaan Kalavu pogaamal kai aruge vai ...wrote poet Gnanakoothan (aka R Ranganathan), bringing to you in verse the very essence of the quintessential …
  • Off-highway tyre maker Alliance Tire to invest Rs 1,240 crore in third plant at Visakhapatnam 13 Sep 2020 11:37 MUMBAI: Off-highway tyre-maker Alliance Tire Group (ATG), owned by the Japanese major Yokohama Group, is setting up its third plant in the country in Visakhapatnam with an investment of $ 165 million (around Rs 1,240 crore). The proposed $ 165-million …
  • Senior journalist Sudhangan passes away in Chennai following illness 12 Sep 2020 23:31 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Senior journalist Sudhangan alias Rangarajan (63) died following brief illness at a private hospital here on Saturday. He is survived by his son Akash. Sudhangan’s wife Shanthi died in 2006.  Hailing from Tirunelveli …
  • Madurai sees more discharges than new cases on a single day 12 Sep 2020 15:45 A total of 78 people tested positive for COVID-19, here on Saturday, taking the total tally of cases to 15,238. All of the positive cases were indigenous according to the State Health bulletin. The district recorded 109 discharges from various COVID-19 …
  • Reduce workers welfare fund fee, says panel   11 Sep 2020 21:47 Express News Service CHENNAI: The committee formed for fixing uniform building licence fee in urban civic bodies across the state is pushing for a revision of the contribution to Manual Workers General Welfare Fund (MWGWF), from 1 per cent to 0.5 per cent …
  • Swathi murder case: After 4 years, TN human right panel begins probe into death of accused 11 Sep 2020 16:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four years after the sensational Swathi murder case, the Tamil Nadu Human Rights Commission on Friday issued summons to police and Puzhal Central Prison officials over the alleged suicide of the accused in the case, P …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State 10 Sep 2020 15:44 The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • Madurai district’s total COVID-19 case count crosses 15,000 09 Sep 2020 16:31 MADURAI Madurai district’s total case count crossed 15,000 as 63 persons tested positive for COVID-19 here on Wednesday. The total tally of cases as on date are 15,051. All of the 63 cases were indigenous, according to the State Health bulletin. With 67 …
  • Coronavirus | T.N. records 5,684 fresh cases as death toll crosses 8,000 08 Sep 2020 21:44 On a day when Tamil Nadu recorded 5,684 more cases of COVID-19, the State’s toll crossed 8,000, with another 87 persons succumbing to the infection. The State’s tally climbed to 4,74,940. Till date, 4,16,715 persons have been discharged after treatment, …
  • Kaani tribes demand Tamil Nadu government to not relocate them from KMTR forest 08 Sep 2020 08:36 Express News Service TIRUNELVELI: Residents of Agasthiyarnagar Kaani, one of the three Kaani tribal settlements in Kalakkad Mundanthurai Tiger Reserve (KMTR) forest, demanded the State government not to “forcefully relocate” them by classifying them as “ …
  • Entrepreneurial training programme for narikoravas, transgender 08 Sep 2020 03:24 To rehabilitate the nomadic people from narikorava community and transgenders who could be seen begging during the lockdown, Tirunelveli Collector Shilpa Prabhakar Satish has designed and started separate programmes to train them in making a range of …
  • Forensic lab’s help sought in Sathankulam custodial death case: CBI 08 Sep 2020 01:26 By Express News Service MADURAI: THE CBI informed the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court that the agency has sought the assistance of a team of experts from the Central Forensic Sciences Laboratory (CFSL) in the investigation into the alleged custodial …
  • Trains and buses in Tamil Nadu see moderate turnout as services resume after 175 days 07 Sep 2020 15:20 Express News Service CHENNAI: Intra-state bus and train services witnessed a moderate turnout when they resumed after over 175 days on Monday, while Metro train services in the city received a limited footfall on the blue line between the airport and …
  • TN unveils Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy, targets $100 billion output by 2025 07 Sep 2020 09:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to increase Tamil Nadu’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025, Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The policy is …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,870 fresh cases, 61 fatalities raise toll to 7,748 06 Sep 2020 03:47 A total of 5,870 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Saturday. As many as 5,859 persons were discharged after treatment, while 61 deaths were recorded in the State. Till date, 4,57,697 persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil …
  • Southern districts see dip in positive cases 05 Sep 2020 14:45 A total of 99 people tested positive for COVID-19, here on Saturday, taking the tally of cases to 14,674. There has been a rise of 780 cases in the last week since August 29. The State health bulletin stated that all of the cases were indigenous. A total …
  • Tamil Nadu's tally crosses 4.5 lakh as State adds 5,976 more infections 04 Sep 2020 22:38 Tamil Nadu’s tally crossed the 4.5-lakh mark, with another 5,976 persons testing positive for the infection on Friday. Of the fresh cases, Chennai accounted for 992, followed by Coimbatore with 595 cases and Cuddalore with 499. The State’s tally touched 4, …
  • California wildfire 04 Sep 2020 18:00 A few months into the covid-19 lockdown, I had bumped into a crucial newsflash on CNN of raging wildfires in California in the USA. Incidentally, CNN had been reporting the fire incident back-to-back. The Amazon fire and bushfires in Australia have now set …
  • Passengers unhappy as Nellai Express not in the list of trains to be operated 04 Sep 2020 13:49 The exclusion of Chennai – Tirunelveli Nellai Superfast Express Train from the first batch of trains to be operated from September 7 onwards after the lockdown was clamped on March 25 has disappointed passengers here. When Indian Railways announced the …
  • Annapoorna Masalas eyes 5X top-line growth to Rs 200 cr in three years 04 Sep 2020 13:26 Annapoorna Masalas and Spices, a brand established in 1975, is targeting 5x growth in its top-line sales to Rs 200 crore within the next three years as part of its Annapoorna 2.0, a new growth road map for the brand. Today the company clocks a turnover of …
  • Institute to inspect stability of bridge over Thamirabarani 04 Sep 2020 06:09 Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Road users have urged the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to repair the bridge over Thamirabarani on Thoothukudi-Tirunelveli NH stretch. The bridge has damaged for the second time, sources claimed. An …
  • Government lists emerging Covid-19 success stories in 20 districts 04 Sep 2020 04:52 New Delhi: Amid all the grim news on Covid-19 , success stories have also emerged from several districts for their efficient management of the pandemic. Ranchi's handling of returning migrants to Pathanamthitta’s Corona RM software and Sircilla geo- …
  • Chennai’s daily count sees marginal drop with 968 cases 03 Sep 2020 23:25 T.N. adds another 5,892 infections; number of samples tested crosses 50-lakh mark On a day when Tamil Nadu reported 5,892 cases of COVID-19, Chennai’s daily count, which had remained over 1,000 for the past 20 days, dropped to 968. However, cases continued …
  • Cauvery-Gundar river linking project in TN likely to be implemented by end of this year 14 Sep 2020 13:43 Express News Service CHENNAI: The ambitious Cauvery-Gundar river interlinking project is likely to be implemented by the end of this year using state funds, according to an official source. In the first phase, the link canal from Cauvery to South Vellar is …
  • ONGC gets more time for exploratory drilling in Cauvery basin 12 Sep 2020 23:10 Express News Service CHENNAI/THANJAVUR: An expert appraisal committee of the Union Environment Ministry (MoEF) has granted an extension of the environment clearance (EC) for Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) to carry out exploratory drilling in …
  • 4 die in two road accidents near Pudukkottai 03 Sep 2020 20:10
  • Pudukkottai man poisons intellectually disabled daughter, kills himself later 03 Sep 2020 18:57 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: A 70-year-old man from Panankulam in Alangudi allegedly poisoned his 48-year-old daughter before taking his own life on Wednesday evening. Police believe the man, Chellaiya, killed his daughter Shanthi, who had …
  • 17-year-old Tamil Nadu girl kills self after failing to download NEET hall ticket 02 Sep 2020 14:49 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: In a tragic incident, a 17-year-old NEET aspirant from Pudukkottai ended her life as she could not download her hall ticket. A tiff with her father over this led her to consume pesticide, said police sources. She had …
  • TN State Human Rights Commission seeks report on death of three patients in Pudukkottai GH 01 Sep 2020 19:31 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: The State Human Rights commission has asked for a detailed report about three deaths that occurred at the Pudukkottai Medical College Hospital after allegations of 'improper monitoring' surfaced. The commission …
  • Project Pappu: How the AIADMK & BJP IT wings are working overtime to portray DMK chief Stalin as a dunce 22 Aug 2020 03:51 Express News Service CHENNAI: With Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu scheduled for next year, the ruling AIADMK team is taking a leaf out of the BJP’s book to rev up its meme campaign portraying DMK president MK Stalin as a dunce and a lightweight. The …
  • This TN govt school teacher keeps students on their toes 21 Aug 2020 23:29 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: It might have been the old, book, blackboard and desk kind of education if not for the pandemic. The lockdown has not only challenged students to device new methods of learning but has also compelled teachers to come up …
  • IT wings of AIADMK, BJP train guns on Stalin 21 Aug 2020 23:29 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Assembly elections are around the corner, and it appears the BJP is copy-pasting its social media success formula from 2014 to perform electoral miracles in Tamil Nadu. If the target back then was Congress scion Rahul …
  • Teen girl has emotional reunion with birth parents at Pudukkottai's Viralimalai police station 16 Aug 2020 17:55 Express News Service TIRUCHY: The Viralimalai police station in Pudukottai district played host to an unusual but heartwarming reunion on Saturday night when Pichaammal, a daily wage labourer, was reunited with her 14-year-old daughter she had once given …
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary denies scrapping of e-pass, but promises relaxations 13 Aug 2020 13:24 Tamil Nadu added 119 deaths and 5,871 fresh Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, which took the cumulative toll to 5,278 and the case tally to 3,14,520. There were 52,929 people under treatment compared to 52,810 on Tuesday. This has come on a day when Chief …
  • NCPCR member tours 103 districts in 19 States to ensure children’s protection 13 Aug 2020 13:24 By Chennaivision in Chennai News August 13, 2020 National Commission for Protection of Child Rights member Dr R G Anand has toured 103 districts in 19 States in the last one year to ensure the protection of children. Anand, who has completed two years as …
  • Industries seek alternative solution over e-pass system 12 Aug 2020 01:37 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Irked over the e-pass system, the industrialists urged the government to come up with a solution to ease their travel. Representatives of various industry associations lamented that the request for e-passes – applied to …
  • Vasanthakumar MP and two IAS officials test positive for Covid-19 11 Aug 2020 14:00 Congress Member of Parliament H Vasanthakumar and two senior IAS officials have tested positive for Covid-19. Revenue Administration Officer Paneendra Reddy and Transport Commissioner Jawahar have been reportedly confirmed with coronavirus infection. It is …
  • Expectant mothers long for a warm embrace 07 Aug 2020 23:34 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Curbs on travel and other lockdown restrictions have deprived mothers-to-be of the love and care of their moms. Australia-based couple Aparna and Akshay (names changed ) were on cloud nine when they realised they were to …
  • Kashmir and the Forgotten History of India’s Princely States 04 Aug 2020 18:48 AdvertisementOn August 5, 2019, the Modi government of India stripped Jammu and Kashmir of its special status by abrogating Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. While legal scholars bemoaned the constitutional chicanery leading to the repudiation of …
  • Rly reservation counters shut on Sundays in Aug 01 Aug 2020 13:23 Representative image MADURAI: Southern Railway has announced that all passenger reservation counters in Dindigul, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Kovilpatti, Tenkasi, Pudukkottai, Karaikudi, Sivaganga, Ramanathapuram, Palani, Rajapalayam and …
  • Rains to continue in Chennai and other parts of TN for 2 more days 29 Jul 2020 22:26 Many parts of Chennai received intense spells on Tuesday afternoon taking residents by surprise. Weathermen have forecast more spells for the next two days. N Puviarasan, director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre, IMD said wind convergence, the meeting of sea …
  • Centre, TN sponsor projects in minority areas 28 Jul 2020 17:51 Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government, along with the central government, will launch welfare projects, costing Rs 42 crore, in the minorities constituted areas of nine districts in the state. Under the Pradhan …
  • Pudukkottai SP issues notice to 35 inspectors, SIs 28 Jul 2020 14:52 TRICHY: Pudukkottai district superintendent of police gave notice to 35 police inspectors and sub-inspectors on Tuesday seeking clarification on their failure to address law and order issues in their respective station limits. Pudukkottai superintendent of …
  • ‘Anti-socials draped shawl on MGR statue’ 26 Jul 2020 00:59 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: On the issue of draping saffron shawl on MGR statue in Puducherry, Information and Publicity Minister Kadambur C Raju said that it was the result of a conspiracy hatched by anti-socials. The minister said this after …
  • 1.5kg ganja seized, 4 men arrested 24 Jul 2020 02:08 Coimbatore: Police seized 1.5kg ganja from four peddlers on Wednesday. Thudiyalur police sub-inspector Chandrakumar and team arrested B Sasikumar, 24, a native of Pudukkottai district, with 1.1kg ganja from Ashok Nagar bridge at Kavundampalayam on …
  • Ambulance staff turn mid-wives for woman 24 Jul 2020 00:43 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: In the wee hours of Tuesday, 23-year-old Aishwarya developed labour pain. Her husband Gopalakrishnan and mother rushed her to the Rapussal Primary Health Centre (PHC) from their house in Erakamalipatti. “It was 2 am when …
  • TN sanctions Rs 10.19 cr to dig community wells 23 Jul 2020 19:51 CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has sanctioned Rs 10.19 crore to install community wells for the benefit of 1,233 small, marginal, SC/ST and women farmers in the state. The scheme announced in assembly will be implemented through the agriculture …
  • Tasmac staffer held for illegal sale of liquor 20 Jul 2020 00:18 Coimbatore: A 28-year-old man was arrested on Sunday morning for selling liquor to public at a Tasmac bar at Amarjothi Garden in Tirupur. The 15 Velampalayam police identified the accused as K Veerapandi, a native of Pudukkottai. He was a salesman with the …
  • Tamil Nadu to conduct pool testing of samples: C Vijayabaskar 19 Jul 2020 01:25 Express News Service MADURAI: The State government has approved pool testing for Covid-19 diagnosis in areas with 2-5 per cent positivity rate, said Health Minister C Vijayabaskar during an interaction with TNIE on Saturday. Pool testing is a method of …
  • Diabetes linked to high mortality rate in Tiruchy 17 Jul 2020 06:04 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Diabetes was the main cause of deaths of persons infected by corona virus across central districts. According to sources, 60 per cent of the 38 Covid deaths in MGMGH and eight out of the 10 deaths in Pudukkottai Medical …
  • Tamil Nadu man kills 7-yr-old after she asked for TV remote, packs her body in bin and dumps it 16 Jul 2020 21:44 Representational imageCCO Public domain A man killed a 7-year-old child after she asked for a TV remote control in Tamil Nadu. The man and his friend have been arrested by the police in Thoothukudi district. The girl's body has been sent to Tirunelveli …
  • TN girl, who lost father a month before Class 12 exams, passes with flying colours 16 Jul 2020 18:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: S Abirami hailing from Konapattu near Pudukottai scored 366 out of 600 in her 12th class board examinations. While she may not have topped among her peers, what is extraordinary is the circumstances in which she scored these …
  • TN man accused of minor girl’s sexual assault and murder escapes, two cops suspended 16 Jul 2020 14:02 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: The accused in the sexual assault and murder of a seven-year-old girl in Yembal, Aranthangi, escaped from police custody at the Pudukkottai Medical College Hospital on Thursday morning. Raja, 25, was brought to the …
  • 26,413 unregistered barbers in Tamil Nadu to get ex-gratia of ₹2,000 each 15 Jul 2020 10:18 The Tamil Nadu government has announced an ex-gratia of ₹2,000 each to 26,413 barbers in 17 districts, who had not registered with any labour welfare board but whose livelihood has been affected due to the COVID-19 lockdown. The State government has …
  • 36-year-old Madurai youth becomes Tamil Nadu's second non-brahmin priest 14 Jul 2020 19:54 By Express News Service MADURAI: Two years after 36-year-old T Marichamy from Madurai was appointed as Tamil Nadu's first non-brahmin priest at the Ayyappan temple in Tallakulam in February 2018, P Thiagarajan, age 36 and also from Madurai, recently …
  • CM launches televised lessons for school students 14 Jul 2020 19:03 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Tuesday launched televised lessons for Class X students through Kalvi TV. The lessons would be broadcast on the State-run channel for two-and-a-half hours every day, from Monday to Friday. Mr. Palaniswami also …
  • Subway to replace rly level crossing at Chromepet 14 Jul 2020 18:55 Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday opened several projects worth Rs 248.53 crore built by the state highways department across the state. He also laid the foundation stone …
  • An unequal art 09 Jul 2020 03:16 Express News Service CHENNAI: It didn’t take much for the world to join in on the conversation about nepotism in the Hindi film industry. When the practice was suspected to have influenced the mental health of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput and …
  • Sexually assaulted, pregnant teen in Tamil Nadu ends life after accused secures anticipatory bail 08 Jul 2020 15:45 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A 17-year-old girl near Manapparai allegedly ended her life on Wednesday after police were unable to arrest a relative who allegedly sexually assaulted and impregnated her.   The man, against whom the girl had filed a …
  • Rules flouted at funeral: 23 infected 07 Jul 2020 23:25 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Over 100 people who attended a funeral of a 65-year-old woman in Mathiyani village in Ponnamaravathi of Pudukkottai ended up paying the price for it. Twenty-three people who attended the funeral  have tested positive for …
  • Teen's Charred Body Found Near Her Home In Tamil Nadu 07 Jul 2020 07:54 The body was found in bushy area close to the girl's house in Tiruchirappalli. (Representational) Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Police is investigating the death of a class 9 student whose half-charred body was found in Tiruchirappalli district, late on …
  • 7-year old girl raped and murdered in Tamil Nadu's Pudukottai: Sai Pallavi, Varalaxmi, Radhika demand justice 03 Jul 2020 10:42 The father of a 7-year-old girl, who is an agricultural labourer, expressed his suspicions after she did not return home. Sai Pallavi, Varalaxmi, Radhika Sarathkumar, and other Tamil celebs are heartbroken over the news about the sexual assault and …
  • Neighbour arrested for rape-murder of 7-year-old girl in Pudukottai 03 Jul 2020 06:15 A day after the body of a missing girl was found with injuries in a dry pond at Embal village in Pudukottai district, the police have arrested a 25-year-old man on Thursday on the charge of raping and murdering the girl. The accused, M Raja, lives in the …
  • Tamil Nadu: 4 Die While Cleaning Sewage Tank In Thoothukudi 02 Jul 2020 20:28 SP Jayakumar also inspected the site and investigation is underway (File) Chennai: Four people lost their lives after entering a sewage tank to clean it in a house located in Secarakudy area of the Thoothukudi district on Thursday. According to …
  • Neighbour arrested for sexual assault and murder of seven-year-old TN girl 02 Jul 2020 14:32 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: A 25-year-old man was arrested for the murder and sexual assault of a seven-year-old Dalit girl in Yembal, Aranthangi. The girl, the daughter of agricultural labourers, had gone missing from her house on Tuesday evening. …
  • Meet the 26-year-old TN doctor who stayed at the COVID-19 isolation ward for a month 01 Jul 2020 17:01 Express News Service PUDUKOTTAI: Heroic tales of doctors at the fore of the global battle against COVID-19 has been at a rise. One such story is of a 26-year-old doctor, Arasa Priya, who stayed at the Pudukottai medical college hospital on COVID-19 duty …
  • 80 TN cops with anger issues taken off duty to undergo behavioral therapy post Sathankulam 30 Jun 2020 14:43 Express News Service TIRUCHY: With the custodial deaths at Sathankulam having dented the image of the police department, Tiruchy range DIG V Balakrishnan has released 80 cops with anger issues from duty and asked them to undergo behavioral therapy for one …
  • Tamil Nadu custodial death impact: 80 cops to be sent for behaviour correction training 30 Jun 2020 12:51 According to a senior police official, DIG Balakrishnan had ordered to prepare a list of officers who had displayed behavioral issues with the general public. (PTI/Representational Image) Amid outrage over the custodial deaths of a father-son duo at …
  • Behavioural therapy for 80 Tamil Nadu cops 30 Jun 2020 10:02 TRICHY: Deputy inspector general of police (DIG) V Balakrishnan on Tuesday removed 80 police personnel in Trichy range from duties involving direct contact with the public following reports about their violent and aggressive behaviour with people. The …
  • Central TN records 196 new cases 29 Jun 2020 06:54 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: The central districts recorded 193 COVID-19 positive cases on Sunday. Tiruvarur recorded the highest number with 87 cases, Thanjavur 23, Ariyalur three, Perambalur one, Pudukkottai a single-day high of 36 and Tiruchy 43, …
  • Trichy: 2 held for using fake e-pass 28 Jun 2020 14:42 Driver Murali, 42, a resident of Thiruvanaikoil was taken for an inquiry where he confessed that he got the fa...Read More TRICHY: Navalapattu police in Trichy district arrested two men for using a fake e-pass to enter the district. Sources said that …
  • MGMGH adds more beds to tackle surge in +ve cases 26 Jun 2020 07:58 Express News Service TIRUCHY: In just the last three days, Tiruchy has registered more than 150 coronavirus cases, adding to the pressure on Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital (MGMGH). To cope with the increasing cases, the hospital is getting …
  • Pay salary on time during pandemic: College guest lecturers appeal to Tamil Nadu government 19 Jun 2020 05:40 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Guest lecturers of government arts and science colleges have complained they have no sources of income in the lockdown and are seeking government help in the form of salary payments in this period. They said they have not been …
  • COVID-19: 20,000 samples tested in Tiruchy so far 16 Jun 2020 21:32 Express News Service TIRUCHY: THE VRDL laboratory at KAP Vishwanathan Government Medical College has tested more than 23,000 samples for coronavirus till Tuesday. Of these, over 20,000 are from Tiruchy district and the remaining is from Ariyalur, …
  • Chennai returnees push up coronavirus tally in central Tamil Nadu 15 Jun 2020 19:16 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: The central districts recorded 50 COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the number of active cases to 333 in the region. Thanjavur and Thiruvarur recorded the most cases, with 12 and 10, respectively. Nagapattinam recorded 10 …
  • ‘Honour’ killing claims yet another victim in Tamil Nadu? 14 Jun 2020 01:24 Express News Service TIRUCHY: In a suspected ‘honour’ killing incident, a 20-year-old girl who was in love with a youth belonging to another caste in the same BC grouping, died under mysterious circumstances at Idiyanvayil in Pudukkottai on Wednesday. …
  • ‘Freedom fighters’ in police custody over TikTok video 13 Jun 2020 01:56 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Ever imagined living in the colonial era and being part of the freedom struggle? After all, it is not a crime to imagine oneself as a freedom fighter when they are all looked upon as role models. Two youth in …
  • Fake chopper crash at Pudukkottai sends media into tizzy 13 Jun 2020 01:46 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Around 10 am on Friday, residents of Thirupanavasal near Avudayairkoil heard a “big noise.” A few minutes later, locals noticed a fire on a nearby field. A few passers by who captured the fire on video allegedly put it out …
  • COVID-19: Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami warns of action on those spreading rumours on stricter lockdown 12 Jun 2020 16:53 By PTI SALEM: Denying that his government was planning stricter lockdown,Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami on Friday said false news was being spread over announcing another shutdown and warned of stern legal action on those spreading such rumours. …
  • Rumourmongers bring down Kobe chopper in TN 12 Jun 2020 13:58 The photo of a crashed helicopter rumourmongers shared. This photo is that of a chopper that crashed in the US...Read More TRICHY: You can call it a cocktail of rumours. Villagers at Peyadikottai in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukkottai see an aircraft flying over them …
  • Tamil Nadu helicopter crash reports false 12 Jun 2020 11:49 Image Source : ANI Tamil Nadu helicopter crash reports false A report emerging about a helicopter crash in Tamil Nadu has been withdrawn because of incorrect information. News agency ANI had reported a helicopter crashed in Pudukkottai district in Tamil. …
  • Five arrested for forcing woman into prostitution in Tamil Nadu 07 Jun 2020 22:51 By Express News Service THANJAVUR: Five persons, including a woman, were arrested for forcing a 20-year-old woman from West Bengal into prostitution. The woman reportedly told police that she was sent to Thanjavur by her relatives to work as a domestic …
  • Tiruchy police up vigil on sale of rat poison 06 Jun 2020 19:16 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: As part of the initiative to reduce the number of rat poison-related human deaths, Tiruchy range police have made it mandatory for all approved shops to notify details of buyers of rat poison paste to a special officer for …
  • Ditched by US, a confetti of pink slips fly in Tamil Nadu 05 Jun 2020 02:50 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Even as an industry body in Chennai came out with a study saying nearly 50 per cent of small business units in India are struggling to pay rents and salaries, news broke that a BPO in Tiruchy had fired over 300 of its …
  • Women held for 'advising' sacrifice of teen girl 04 Jun 2020 19:57 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: The alleged black magician Vasanthi and her aide Murugayi were arrested by the Pudukkottai police on Thursday in connection with the murder of a 13-year-girl in Gandharvakottai. On Tuesday, the girl's father was …
  • Black magician arrested for telling father to carry out 'human sacrifice' of 13-year-old girl 04 Jun 2020 15:10 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: A black magician Vasanthi and her aide Murugayi were arrested by the Pudukkottai police on Thursday for the murder of a 13-year-old girl in Gandharvakottai. On Tuesday, the girl's father was arrested and the police …
  • Man downloads, watches child pornography; held 04 Jun 2020 10:34 MADURAI: A 34-year-old daily wage earner from Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu was arrested on Wednesday for downloading and watching child pornography. The Melur all-women police in Madurai district arrested the accused after receiving an alert from a …
  • Tamil Nadu man murders daughter on tantrik’s advice 03 Jun 2020 07:30 The accused Paneerselvam had four children from his first wife Indira and two from his second wife Mookayi. TRICHY: The death of a 13-year-old girl in unexplained circumstances near a waterbody on May 19 in Pudukottai district has been unravelled. It now …
  • Believing soothsayer’s promise of wealth, TN man kills daughter 02 Jun 2020 17:55 Chennai, June 2 (IANS) In a gruesome incident in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukkottai district, a man, believing the words of a female soothsayer of huge riches. allegedly sacrificed his 13-year old daughter, police said on Tuesday. According to police, Paneerselvam …
  • Believing tantric, man kills daughter to be rich 02 Jun 2020 14:27 Paneerselvam TRICHY: A 55-year-old man in Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu was arrested on Tuesday for murdering his daughter. The man strangled his daughter believing a woman tantrik who told him that he would become rich if he murdered his daughter. …
  • TN: Buses see fewer passengers as services resume 02 Jun 2020 07:22 A TNSTC bus plies in Coimbatore after more than two months MADURAI/TRICHY: The state transport corporations on Monday resumed bus services after 68 days, albeit with low occupancy amid the virus scare. While the crew wore gloves and masks, passengers …
  • TN extends lockdown till June 30, CM opens up public bus transport zone-wise 01 Jun 2020 17:17 The AIADMK government has chosen to pursue a policy of caution and kept most of the general restrictions in operation until June 30 Chennai: In no mood for the central govenment's enthusiasm to unlock the country, the Tamil Nadu government has decided …
  • Not an easy pass for Nagapattinam residents even with lockdown relaxations 01 Jun 2020 00:08 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: People in Nagapattinam cannot take advantage of the lockdown relaxations as they have to obtain e-pass to travel from one part of the district to the other by the shortest route, because a union territory lies in the …
  • No unlockdown for Tamil Nadu until June 30 31 May 2020 19:44 Chennai: In no mood for the central govenment's enthusiasm to unlock the country, the Tamil Nadu government has decided to extend its Covid-19 containment and control measures until June 30 midnight, chief minister, Edappadi K Palaniswami announced …
  • Limited bus transport to resume in Tamil Nadu, except in Chennai and its neighbouring districts 31 May 2020 15:46 Bus transport services will be resumed in a limited manner from Monday in Tamil Nadu, except in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu districts, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced on Sunday. Public transport services have been …
  • Containment zones in T.N. down by half 31 May 2020 09:12 As the number of COVID-19 positive cases is concentrated in specific geographical locations, the number of containment zones has come down by half during the past week. Except for Tiruvannamalai, all other districts have reported a decrease in the number …
  • NGO loo-sens purse strings to pip open defecation 29 May 2020 09:37 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Defecating and bathing in the open is an issue that many villages in India still face. But defecating and bathing while menstruating? In ATK Nagar under the Uppiliyakudi village panchayat, which had less than 5% houses …
  • Students of Pudukkottai medical college tutored via video conference amidst COVID-19 lockdown 05 May 2020 07:58 Express News Service PUDUKKOTAI: Even before lockdown 3 was announced, some schools and colleges started online classes. With the lockdown extended by two more weeks, Pudukkottai Government Medical College decided to conduct online classes for students, …
  • Pudukkottai dist reports first Covid-19 case 20 Apr 2020 17:48
  • Pudukkottai college dean's glass partition for COVID-19 swabs to be used across TN 07 Apr 2020 14:33 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: One of the biggest worries over the COVID-19 pandemic is the number of doctors and healthcare workers who are being affected by it. Add to this  the global shortage of PPE kits and we've got a huge problem on our hands …
  • Social distancing due to coronavirus spells doom for sex workers of Pudukkottai 25 Mar 2020 06:35 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Most workers and professionals can openly lament about their loss and suffering due to the coronavirus pandemic. But for sex workers in Pudukkottai, they are unable to narrate their tales of woe due to the nature of their …
  • No jallikattu event in Pudukkottai till Mar 31 17 Mar 2020 12:21
  • Patients treated in verandah of PHC in Pudukkottai 04 Mar 2020 07:46 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Lack of space has forced officials of the additional Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Yembal to place beds outside the centre. Nearly 200 patients visit the centre daily, but it lacks space and staff. A PHC is supposed to …
  • Despite having more coucillors, DMK lose indirect panchayat polls in Tamil Nadu's Pudukkottai 12 Jan 2020 08:30 Express News Service PUDUKKOTAI: In what could be a shock to the DMK chief MK Stalin, the party, despite having majority councilors, lost to the AIADMK in the indirect elections for the Pudukkottai district panchayat on Saturday. In another twist, the …
  • Post municipal polls, debutant leaders resolve to ring in positive changes in Pudukkottai villages 09 Jan 2020 09:40 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Twelve of 22 district councillors in Pudukkottai are women. For many of them, this is the first time they contested an election. This election made educated women enter politics. These women are becoming role models to …
  • This Pudukkottai village has no faith in election process 25 Dec 2019 07:06 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Even as the rest of Pudukkottai is abuzz with a flurry of activity and campaigning, 30 km from the town is a village whose people have never had the experience of what election frenzy would be like. Kuruvikondanpatti is a …
  • Auction time: Two panchayat president posts finalised in Pudukkottai 11 Dec 2019 06:45 Express News Service PUDUKOTTAI: A day after video of a reported auction for the post of panchayat president in Cuddalore went viral, auctions were reported in two villages in Pudukkottai. Reportedly, the panchayat president post in two villages in the …
  • Ward 13 winner will be Pudukkottai's Arimalam panchayat union head, claim parties 09 Dec 2019 00:08 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: The chairperson of the Arimalam panchayat union in Pudukkottai may well be elected unopposed. How? Well, the post is reserved for a Scheduled Caste woman. Of 13 wards in the union, only Ward 13 is reserved for SC women …
  • BJP cries foul after Pudukkottai SP denies permission for RSS rally 09 Oct 2019 05:09 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: An office bearer of the BJP’s youth wing has written to Union Home minister and party president Amit Shah demanding transfer of Pudukkottai SP who allegedly refused permission for a RSS rally.The RSS organises public …
  • Govt firm’s eucalyptus farms at centre of water debate in Pudukkottai 29 Sep 2019 00:57 Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI :  For the past few years, water has been a major concern in Tamil Nadu. This year, water scarcity left city managers and residents, in many parts of the State, scrambling to meet their daily needs. Civic society has …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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, …
  • 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 …
  • 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. …
  • Man, two friends arrested for killing minor girl in Madurai district 15 Sep 2020 09:21  Madurai district police have arrested three persons, in connection with the murder of a minor girl, Jayasakthibala, in V. Ammapatti near T. Kallupatti on Saturday night. The police said that Jayasakthibala’s husband, T. Muthupandi (20) of Mathiyasenai in …
  • Cauvery-Gundar river linking project in TN likely to be implemented by end of this year 14 Sep 2020 13:43 Express News Service CHENNAI: The ambitious Cauvery-Gundar river interlinking project is likely to be implemented by the end of this year using state funds, according to an official source. In the first phase, the link canal from Cauvery to South Vellar is …
  • She was brave, never put any pressure on her: Tamil Nadu NEET aspirant's father on teen's suicide 13 Sep 2020 20:55 Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: A day after his daughter died by suicide fearing not getting qualified in NEET, Muruga Sundaram father of Jothi Sri Durga, exclusively spoke to The New Indian Express, on the reasons that lead her to take her own life …
  • Madurai sees more discharges than new cases on a single day 12 Sep 2020 15:45 A total of 78 people tested positive for COVID-19, here on Saturday, taking the total tally of cases to 15,238. All of the positive cases were indigenous according to the State Health bulletin. The district recorded 109 discharges from various COVID-19 …
  • Mexican man gets life sentence for murdering ex-girlfriend in Madurai 11 Sep 2020 16:26 By Express News Service MADURAI: The District Mahila Court on Friday awarded a life sentence to a Mexican man, one Martin Mantric (48), for murdering his former live-in partner in a dispute over the custody of their daughter in Madurai in 2012.   The …
  • DMDK cadre worried over party’s poll prospects 10 Sep 2020 23:52 Express News Service CHENNAI: What changes in five years? A lot actually if your are DMDK cadre, who are worried over party’s prospects in the upcoming Assembly elections. In 2016, the party led by Vijayakant was in high demand and DMK was apparently keen …
  • Virudhunagar: Tasmac liquor shops shut on Fri 10 Sep 2020 14:57
  • Naicker-era Sati stone depicting Jallikattu warrior discovered 10 Sep 2020 01:08 By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: A sati stone depicting a warrior who died in jallikattu, dating back to 17th century, has been discovered in Ramanujapuram near Aruppukottai by a history professor. The stone, dating back to 17th century CE, was …
  • Madurai district’s total COVID-19 case count crosses 15,000 09 Sep 2020 16:31 MADURAI Madurai district’s total case count crossed 15,000 as 63 persons tested positive for COVID-19 here on Wednesday. The total tally of cases as on date are 15,051. All of the 63 cases were indigenous, according to the State Health bulletin. With 67 …
  • Madurai Corporation officials 'unaware' of Smart City Advisory Board 09 Sep 2020 08:37 By Express News Service MADURAI: Surprised that the Madurai Corporation officials were unaware of the existence of an Advisory Board, let alone conducting a meeting to review the Smart City projects, the District Development Coordination and Monitoring …
  • TN unveils Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy, targets $100 billion output by 2025 07 Sep 2020 09:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to increase Tamil Nadu’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025, Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The policy is …
  • Southern districts see dip in positive cases 05 Sep 2020 14:45 A total of 99 people tested positive for COVID-19, here on Saturday, taking the tally of cases to 14,674. There has been a rise of 780 cases in the last week since August 29. The State health bulletin stated that all of the cases were indigenous. A total …
  • Bus services resume within districts across Tamil Nadu 01 Sep 2020 10:42 Day one of the resumption of bus services saw low patronage across districts, officials said Intra-district bus services resumed across Tamil Nadu after a long gap on Tuesday, with the State government relaxing the COVID-19 lockdown. Patronage, however, …
  • Twenty Tamil Nadu districts to come under newly created Tiruchy ASI circle 28 Aug 2020 20:09 Express News Service MADURAI: A day after Tamil Nadu Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel announced that a new Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Circle would be formed headquartered in Tiruchy, a formal notification was revealing that 20 Tamil Nadu …
  • Congress MP flays Tamil Nadu government’s stand on NEET 28 Aug 2020 11:55 Members of the National Students’ Union of India, led by Virudhunagar MP B. Manickam Tagore, staged a demonstration here on Friday demanding that NEET and JEE not be conducted amidst the COVID-19 pandemic in the country. Mr. Tagore said that the number of …
  • Operation Greens: Guava, sapotta farmers in Virudhunagar offered subsidies 28 Aug 2020 08:57 The Department of Agriculture has invited guava and sapotta farmers to avail themselves of the benefits of the ‘Operation Greens’ scheme, by way of a 50% subsidy in transportation charges and cold storage facility rental charges. The scheme is aimed at …
  • 5,981 persons test positive for infection in State 28 Aug 2020 05:29 Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 tally breached the four lakh-mark on Thursday, as another 5,981 persons tested positive for the infection. While 5,870 more persons were discharged after treatment, the State’s toll rose to 6,948, as another 109 persons succumbed to …
  • Sivakasi: 1,200-yr-old rock-cut temple discovered on riverbank 26 Aug 2020 23:32 By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: A three-chambered rock-cut temple, believed to be 1,200 years old, has been identified on the banks of the Arjuna River at Sivakasi’s M Pudhupatti village. The structure, cut into the side of a block of limestone, was …
  • State records 5,951 fresh infections, 107 deaths 26 Aug 2020 01:56 Chennai continues to report 1,000-plus cases; 95 of those who died had co-morbidities As many as 5,951 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, taking the State’s tally to 3,91,303. While 6,998 persons were discharged after treatment, …
  • 5,967 new cases of COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu 25 Aug 2020 03:27 Tamil Nadu recorded another 5,967 cases of COVID-19 and 97 deaths on Monday. Chennai accounted for 1,278 of the fresh cases (including one imported case), while four other districts reported 300-plus infections. The fresh cases took the State’s tally to 3, …
  • Residents seek NOC for constructing ration shop building 24 Aug 2020 13:44 Residents of Perumalkoil Street in the town have sought the district administration to provide no objection certificate (NOC) from the Department of Revenue to a piece of land on the street to construct a permanent building for the local ration shop. “Even …
  • Congress Working Committee Meeting Live Updates: Kapil Sibal withdraws tweet against Rahul Gandhi after latter clarifies 24 Aug 2020 09:21 Extending her support to the Gandhi family, Manickam Tagore, Lok Sabha MP from Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu, said on Twitter, “We are Loksabha members present in different parts of the country and we can’t sign in one letter so our leader in Loksabha wrote …
  • Letter vs letter: Show of loyalty via copy and paste 23 Aug 2020 23:27 Those who received the contents of Chowdhury‘s letter said they were expected to endorse and send it onward to the Congress high command.AHEAD OF a crucial Congress Working Committee meeting on Monday, a letter to Congress party president Sonia Gandhi …
  • Madurai Police seize banned tobacco products worth ₹11.54 lakh 23 Aug 2020 10:47 Madurai City police seized banned tobacco products worth ₹11.54 lakh. The police said that a team of police from S.S. Colony found some persons loading things packed in plastic bags into autorickshaws on Bharathiyar Street, on Friday. When the police …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu records 5,995 fresh infections 22 Aug 2020 03:16 Another 5,995 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Friday. Chennai saw a marginal increase in its daily count, as 1,282 persons tested positive for the infection in the city. This took the State’s tally to 3,67,430. Another 5,764 persons …
  • ‘Chennai has no identity of its own’ 21 Aug 2020 21:06 Express News Service Remember when every film took the mandatory choice of showing you the LIC Building or the Central station, so you could identify that the setting was Chennai? Films today have evolved, and the city has too. These days, the establishing …
  • Coronavirus | 5,986 fresh infections in Tamil Nadu; over 3 lakh discharged so far 20 Aug 2020 22:14 As many as 5,986 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Thursday, while the total number of persons discharged crossed the three-lakh mark. The State’s death toll increased to 6,239, as another 116 persons, including two in their 20s, …
  • Coronavirus | 5,709 new cases in Tamil Nadu; toll crosses 6,000 19 Aug 2020 01:58 1,182 more persons test positive for COVID-19 in Chennai; 5,850 persons discharged across T.N. Tamil Nadu’s overall tally of COVID-19 moved closer to 3.50 lakh as another 5,709 persons tested positive for the infection on Tuesday. With 121 more persons …
  • Jayakumar Gnanaraj: This headmaster is gifting smartphones to students joining his school 18 Aug 2020 15:23 By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: With classes going online, many students are missing out due to a lack of resources.  In such a backdrop, to encourage students to join a government school and to ensure that they face no such hurdle, the headmaster of …
  • BPCL to commission Rs 80 crore bottling plant in Tamil Nadu soon 18 Aug 2020 13:17 By PTI CHENNAI: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd would shortly be commissioning its new state-of-the-art bottling plant in the state aimed to serve the southern districts, a company official said on Tuesday. According to a company official, BPCL has a …
  • Support For Madurai As Second Tamil Nadu Capital Grows 18 Aug 2020 12:47 Much like the proposal for three capitals in Andhra Pradesh, somehwhat similar demands are being made in Tamil Nadu. There is a growing demand to make Madurai city, the largest city in south Tamil Nadu, as second capital to ease the pressure on Chennai, …
  • BPCL to commission 18 Aug 2020 12:29 According to a company official, BPCL has a customer base of 55.20 lakh families in Tamil Nadu and 86,000 in Puducherry. The company has bottling plants in Chennai, Coimbatore, Tuticorin and Thanjavur. "BPCL will shortly be commissioning the state-of- …
  • With sweets and crackers, Thoothukudi residents welcome HC order refusing to open Sterlite plant 18 Aug 2020 07:54 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: What came as a big relief for Thoothukudi residents on Tuesday, the Madras High Court dismissed the Sterlite plant's plea of re-opening the copper smelter after which people were seen celebrating on streets. As soon …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,890 new COVID-19 cases, Vasanth and Co owner on ventilator support 17 Aug 2020 17:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Monday reported 5,890 COVID-19 positive cases and 120 deaths, taking the tally to 3,43, 945, and toll to 5,886. Meanwhile, Congress leader KS Alagiri said that Kanniyakumari Lok Sabha member H Vasanthakumar is on …
  • Chennai reports over 1000 cases for the fourth day in a row 17 Aug 2020 16:18 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu state capital Chennai reported over 1000 cases for the fourth day in a row. The city is the worst affected district in the State with 1186 people testing positive on Monday. This is marginally lower than the count on Sunday which stood …
  • State records 5,950 fresh infections, 125 deaths 17 Aug 2020 07:12 Chennai and its neighbouring districts continue to see cases surge; 6,019 persons discharged from hospitals after treatment With 5,950 more people testing positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, the number of active cases in the State rose to 54,019. Tamil Nadu’s …
  • CM throws open marriage, dining halls in temples across Tamil Nadu 17 Aug 2020 00:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday inaugurated via video conference a marriage hall and three dining halls constructed at a cost of Rs 21.63 crore at various temples in the state.   The marriage hall with an …
  • 125 more die as COVID-19 fatalities continue to rise in Tamil Nadu 16 Aug 2020 17:55 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Sunday posted 5,950 fresh COVID-19 cases and 125 deaths, taking the total infection count in the state to 3.38 lakh, the health department said. With 125 deaths, the toll in the state rose to 5,766.Recoveries outnumbered the …
  • Theni records 206 positive cases 16 Aug 2020 15:08 A total of 121 persons tested positive for COVID-19, here on Sunday, taking the total number of cases in the district to 12,764. Out of those who tested positive, 120 were indigenous cases and one was imported, according to the State Health Bulletin. With …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 119 deaths; highest spike in single day deaths, for the fourth time 13 Aug 2020 15:55 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu saw 119 deaths due to Covid-19 on Thursday, the fourth time that it has touched this mark since the outbreak. On Wednesday too, the state reported 119 deaths. The total number of Covid-19 related fatalities now stands at 5,397, …
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary denies scrapping of e-pass, but promises relaxations 13 Aug 2020 13:24 Tamil Nadu added 119 deaths and 5,871 fresh Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, which took the cumulative toll to 5,278 and the case tally to 3,14,520. There were 52,929 people under treatment compared to 52,810 on Tuesday. This has come on a day when Chief …
  • 5,871 new cases, 119 deaths in Tamil Nadu 13 Aug 2020 03:38 A little over half of the 5,871 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Tamil Nadu were recorded in Chennai and other northern districts on Wednesday. As the surge continued across the State, another 5,633 persons were discharged and 119 persons …
  • Ageing water tank posing a threat to 100 primary school kids 12 Aug 2020 23:07 By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: Chottamuri is a nondescript village in the Tiruchuli taluk of the district. But for the 850-odd people calling this rustic village their home, fear has become a perennial companion. The reason: A water tank standing on …
  • Tamil Nadu remains steady under 6,000 mark for Covid-19 cases with 5871 reported cases 12 Aug 2020 17:19 Chennai: Tamil Nadu managed to keep up its streak of under 6000 cases with the State reporting 5871 Covid-19 positive cases on Wednesday. This takes the total tally to 314520 in the State, the government media bulletin confirmed. The death toll, however, …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases, 119 deaths 12 Aug 2020 15:26 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday reported 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the tally to 3,14,520 while 119 fatalities pushed the death toll to 5,278. Active cases stood at 52,929 with 5,633 discharges from various health care facilities and in …
  • Track inspection on 12 Aug 2020 14:24 Officials of Research, Designs and Standards Organisation along with engineers of Madurai railway division have started periodical inspection of tracks on Wednesday. A special train with a Track Recording Car began the inspection on the Tiruchi-Rameswaram …
  • No information under RTI due to lack of workers 12 Aug 2020 08:47 Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: Can a petitioner be asked to come to the office to collect the information? While the Collector said that certain sections of the Right To Information (RTI) Act give this provision to the officials, the social activist, …
  • 2.5 lakh people have been discharged so far in State 12 Aug 2020 04:16 On a day when Tamil Nadu recorded 5,834 new cases of COVID-19 and 118 more deaths, the total number of persons discharged after treatment so far touched 2.5 lakh. The State’s tally climbed to 3,08,649, of which 52,810 are still under treatment. Another 6, …
  • TN plans to complete high voltage transmission line to Coimbatore by June 2022 10 Aug 2020 15:00 Express News Service CHENNAI: The proposed Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) project, which is likely to generate more than 4.7 million additional jobs driven by annual manufacturing output of $222 billion, is taking shape with the state …
  • Class 10 results declared in Tamil Nadu, all students have passed 10 Aug 2020 09:34 The results were prepared based on based on internal assessments from schools, of the students’ half-yearly and quarterly exam marks, as well as attendance All 9.39 lakh class 10 students, who were supposed to take up the board exams in March, have been …
  • Coronavirus | 5,994 more persons test positive in Tamil Nadu 10 Aug 2020 03:48 Another 5,994 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, with the northern districts accounting for a majority of the fresh cases. For the seventh day in a row, the deaths of more than 100 patients were recorded in the State, including …
  • Districts log more Covid-19 deaths than Chennai 10 Aug 2020 01:08 The state recorded 5,994 new cases on SundayCHENNAI: Fresh Covid-19 cases remained below 1,000 for the third day in Chennai and the city’s daily death toll dropped to 12 on Sunday, one less than in Coimbatore and Virudhunagar. This is the first time other …
  • Idukki landslide victims were all settlers from TN 09 Aug 2020 08:51 Relatives of victims, who died in Munnar landslide, at Bharathi Nagar village near Kayathar in Tuticorin district on SaturdayMADURAI: Most of the people who died or have gone missing in the landslide at Pettimudi near Munnar in Idukki district of Kerala on …
  • Hyderabad, here's how Chennai is winning against the virus 09 Aug 2020 08:28 Chennai: On Saturday, the corona figures for Tamil Nadu were grim as usual. There were 118 deaths due to COVID-19, taking the total number of fatalities to 4808. New infections stood at 5883. But the figures hide the quiet progress made in Tamil Nadu in …
  • 11 north TN dists log half the fresh Covid cases 09 Aug 2020 01:26 Representative imageCHENNAI: For the sixth day, the state recorded a three-digit death toll of 118 deaths and added 5,883 fresh cases of Covid-19, which pushed the case tally to 2,90,907. The cumulative death toll touched 4,808. The number of active cases …
  • Nilgiris logs 19 cases 08 Aug 2020 23:39 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris district logged 19 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, taking the count to 948, of which 157 are active cases. At least 15 patients were also discharged in the day, taking the total number of recovered patients to 788. The …
  • States asked to focus on reducing Covid mortality: Health Ministry 08 Aug 2020 19:28 New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) All states and Union Territories (UTs) have been asked to focus on reducing the Covid-19 mortality rate, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said on Saturday. Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan gave the direction during the …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu adds 5,880 fresh COVID-19 cases; 119 fatalities recorded 08 Aug 2020 07:12 Even as another 5,880 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Friday, Chennai’s daily count fell below 1,000 for the first time since mid-June. The city recorded 984 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking its tally to 1,07,109. The city’s daily …
  • Over 50% of fresh cases from northern districts 07 Aug 2020 02:55 Northern districts accounted for a little over 50% of the 5,684 fresh COVID-19 cases recorded in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. For the fourth day in a row, the Health Department recorded over 100 deaths, while more than 6,000 persons were discharged after …
  • Dairy farmers slam Aavin for reducing procurement 07 Aug 2020 01:01 Coimbatore: A group of farmers from Tirupur poured milk on the streets in protest against the Aavin management on Thursday. Six farmers of the Tamil Nadu Vivaisaigal Sangam poured litres of milk in front of an Aavin cooperative office at Veerapandi Pirivu. …
  • TN’s southern districts see dip in Covid-19 cases 05 Aug 2020 08:56 There was a marginal dip in fresh cases of COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu as 5,063 persons tested positive for the infection on Tuesday. However, for the second consecutive day, more than 100 deaths were recorded. As many as 6,501 persons were discharged from …
  • State sees marginal dip in cases as 5,063 persons test positive 05 Aug 2020 07:15 There was a marginal dip in fresh cases of COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu as 5,063 persons tested positive for the infection on Tuesday. However, for the second consecutive day, more than 100 deaths were recorded. As many as 6,501 persons were discharged from …
  • COVID-19: Tamil Nadu reports over 100 deaths for the second day in a row 04 Aug 2020 18:44 Chennai: Tamil Nadu reported another day of over 100 deaths with 108 people succumbing to the infection on Tuesday. The total number of Covid related fatalities in the state increased to 4349, according to the state media bulletin. On Monday, 109 people …
  • Tamil Nadu sees highest single-day spike in Covid-19 deaths 04 Aug 2020 18:01 While maintaining its robust recovery of COVID-19 patients, Tamil Nadu on Monday saw the cumulative discharges crossing the two lakh milestone while the recovery rate stood at a healthy 76 per cent since the first case was reported in March. The daily …
  • CBI given two weeks to file response to bail plea by accused 04 Aug 2020 04:54 By Express News Service MADURAI / VIRUDHUNAGAR: The High Court Bench here granted two weeks to the CBI to file counter affidavit in a bail petition filed by one of the police personnel arrested in connection with the alleged custodial death of two …
  • Bluetooth masks a hit among Virudhunagar residents 04 Aug 2020 04:54 By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: Masks, the lone fighter in the battle against Coronavirus, is no longer just a protective equipment. It's a fashion statement as well. Ask Nagarajan aka 'Pasumai India' Nagarajan from Virudhunagar who …
  • State reports 5,609 fresh cases, 109 deaths 04 Aug 2020 04:52 Tamil Nadu reported 5,609 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Monday. The deaths of 109 persons, who succumbed to the infection in the last eight days, were recorded in Monday’s bulletin, while the total number of persons discharged after treatment crossed the two- …
  • Number of containment zones in Virudhunagar up 01 Aug 2020 15:42
  • Virudhunagar follows Chennai in Covid number 28 Jul 2020 17:51
  • Record number of deaths, positive cases in Virudhunagar 22 Jul 2020 15:46 Virudhunagar district registered the highest single-day tally of 363 positive cases and death toll of six on Wednesday. With this, the district’s death toll rose to 34 and the total number of cases to 4,287. The day also saw the highest number of patients …
  • Virudhunagar cop suspended for taking bribe 20 Jul 2020 09:27 Representative image MADURAI: A Virudhunagar West police inspector was placed under suspension for having received Rs 16,000 as bribe in a suicide case. A woman named Kogila had committed suicide in January due to a family dispute. Since she died within …
  • Number of active cases crosses 2,000 mark in Virudhunagar 19 Jul 2020 16:22 VIRUDHUNAGAR/MADURAI The number of active COVID-19 cases went past the 2,000-mark to reach 2,071 in Virudhunagar with the addition of 265 fresh cases on Sunday. The total number of positive cases in the district rose to 3,393. The death toll in the …
  • Head constable dies of Covid in Virudhunagar 05 Jul 2020 16:56
  • Wife of COVID-19 victim dies by suicide in Chennai's Virudhunagar 27 Jun 2020 17:44 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The wife of a COVID-19 victim has died of suicide in Virudhunagar, on Saturday. Her 57-year-old husband was a railway booking staff working at Virudhunagar railway station while she was a teacher working at a private school …
  • COVID-19 contact tracing an uphill battle in Virudhunagar village 23 Apr 2020 21:06 By Express News Service MADURAI: Two new positive cases were reported from Kanniseripudhur, a remote village in Virudhunagar, and one from in Srivilliputhur on Thursday. With a total of 22 positive cases reported so far, Virudhunagar has crossed over to …
  • Villages in Madurai, Virudhunagar keep menstruating women away 02 Mar 2020 00:12 Every time a woman in Pottal Pacheri gets her monthly period, she makes her way to a dilapidated room in the middle of the village where barely two people can stand comfortably. Even if she does not get it after 30 days, she usually ends up going to the …
  • Virudhunagar: 3 killed in blast at cracker unit 20 Feb 2020 02:00 By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: Three persons, including a 16-year-old boy, were killed and six others were injured in an explosion at a firecracker unit in Chinnakamanpatti on Wednesday. It is believed that while workers were handling chemicals in a …
  • Three killed in firecracker unit blast at Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar 19 Feb 2020 12:51 By PTI VIRUDHUNAGAR Three people, including a 65-year-old woman, died and four others were injured in a blast at a firecracker manufacturing unit near Sattur in Virudhunagar district on Wednesday, police said. There were 30 people working in some sheds in …
  • Police open fire in the air to end clash between two communities near Virudhunagar  04 Jan 2020 10:54 By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: Police opened four rounds of fire to control a clash between two communities in Tiruchuli on Friday night after people belonging to one community pelted stones at the others' vehicles. Sengulam and Paralachi are …
  • Clash in TN’s Virudhunagar, police fire in air 03 Jan 2020 20:26 Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Police opened fire in Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar on Friday in order to disperse two clashing groups. According to the reports reaching at the police headquarters here, a group was returning home after paying their respects to freedom …
  • 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 …
  • 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% …
  • 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 …
  • Perfunctory probe by police led to acquittal of accused in several cases: HC 10 Sep 2020 01:08 By Express News Service MADURAI: Observing that lapses in police investigation have led to the acquittal of accused in many cases, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court posed a series of questions to the Home Secretary and Director General of Police (DGP) …
  • TN unveils Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy, targets $100 billion output by 2025 07 Sep 2020 09:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to increase Tamil Nadu’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025, Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The policy is …
  • Twenty Tamil Nadu districts to come under newly created Tiruchy ASI circle 28 Aug 2020 20:09 Express News Service MADURAI: A day after Tamil Nadu Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel announced that a new Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Circle would be formed headquartered in Tiruchy, a formal notification was revealing that 20 Tamil Nadu …
  • BPCL to commission Rs 80 crore bottling plant in Tamil Nadu soon 18 Aug 2020 13:17 By PTI CHENNAI: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd would shortly be commissioning its new state-of-the-art bottling plant in the state aimed to serve the southern districts, a company official said on Tuesday. According to a company official, BPCL has a …
  • BPCL to commission 18 Aug 2020 12:29 According to a company official, BPCL has a customer base of 55.20 lakh families in Tamil Nadu and 86,000 in Puducherry. The company has bottling plants in Chennai, Coimbatore, Tuticorin and Thanjavur. "BPCL will shortly be commissioning the state-of- …
  • 5,871 new cases, 119 deaths in Tamil Nadu 13 Aug 2020 03:38 A little over half of the 5,871 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Tamil Nadu were recorded in Chennai and other northern districts on Wednesday. As the surge continued across the State, another 5,633 persons were discharged and 119 persons …
  • TN Tamil Nadu Board SSLC Class 10th Results 2020: Websites, direct link to get results 10 Aug 2020 14:55 TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: Check result at dge.tn.nic.in or tnresults.nic.in. Representational image/ file TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: The Tamil Nadu State Board declared the result of class 10 or SSLC board exams on Monday, August 10.  …
  • TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020 Live Updates: 100% pass percentage in SSLC result 10 Aug 2020 04:54 TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020 LIVE: Class 10 result to be available at dge.tn.nic.in, tnresults.nic.in. Representational image/ file TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020 Live: Last year, as many as 95.2 per cent students passed the Tamil Nadu SSLC exam. The …
  • Tamil Nadu Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: How to check 10 Aug 2020 04:54 Tamil Nadu SSLC 10th Result 2020: Around 9.7 lakh students will get their result at dge.tn.gov.in, tnresults.nic.in TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Government Examination (TNGDE) declared the result for the SSLC or class 10 …
  • TN Tamil Nadu Board SSLC Class 10th Results 2020: When and where to check 09 Aug 2020 16:04 TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: Check result at dge.tn.nic.in or tnresults.nic.in. Representational image/ file TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: The Tamil Nadu State Board will declare the result of class 10 or SSLC result on Monday, August 10.  …
  • Tamil Nadu SSLC result 2020 to be declared tomorrow 09 Aug 2020 10:40 TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: check result at dge.tn.nic.in, tnresults.nic.in. Representational image/ file TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020 date and time: Around 9.7 lakh candidates who appeared for the Tamil Nadu SSLC or class 10 exams will get their …
  • A worm’s-eye view 08 Aug 2020 23:49 Prime Minister Narendra Modi with ministers. (Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey) A few days ago, Dr Manmohan Singh co-authored with Mr Praveen Chakravarthy (The Hindu, August 3, 2020) an essay on reviving the Indian economy. It contained three simple …
  • Tamil Nadu TN Board SSLC results to be declared on Monday 07 Aug 2020 14:20 Tamil Nadu Board SSLC 10th Result 2020 Date and Time: Check result at dge.tn.nic.in, tnresults.nic.in. Representational image/ file   TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020 date and time: The Tamil Nadu State Board will declare the result of class 10 or SSLC …
  • TN’s southern districts see dip in Covid-19 cases 05 Aug 2020 08:56 There was a marginal dip in fresh cases of COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu as 5,063 persons tested positive for the infection on Tuesday. However, for the second consecutive day, more than 100 deaths were recorded. As many as 6,501 persons were discharged from …
  • Thundershowers lash several parts of Chennai and its suburbs 28 Jul 2020 21:33 A scorching day ended with thundershowers lashing several parts of the city towards the evening on Tuesday. Many parts of the city and its suburbs, including Chitlapakkam, Chembarambakkam and Kolapakkam, received a good amount of rain, accompanied by …
  • CM lays foundation stone for museum in Keezhadi 20 Jul 2020 12:33 By Chennaivision in Chennai News July 20, 2020 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today laid foundation stone for a state-of-the-art museum at Keezhadi in Sivaganga district. Keezhadi excavation site is a Sangam period settlement that is …
  • TN CM lays foundation stone for Keeladi museum 20 Jul 2020 11:44 The museum will be built by the heritage wing of public works department at Rs 12.21 crore on 81 cents of land...Read More MADURAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday laid the foundation stone for a museum at Konthagai village near …
  • Coronavirus | New high as State records 4,807 cases 18 Jul 2020 22:35 It was yet another high for Tamil Nadu as it reported 4,807 new cases of COVID-19 and 88 deaths on Saturday. The fatalities included 46 persons who died on July 17 alone. Of the fresh cases, Chennai accounted for 1,219 infections, while neighbouring …
  • Tamil Nadu records 4526 new COVID-19 cases, 13-year-old among 67 dead 14 Jul 2020 15:21 Express News Service CHENNAI: Sinduja Jane Tamil Nadu on Tuesday recorded 4,526 new COVID-19 cases and 67 deaths, including that of a 13-years-old girl, taking the tally to 1,47,324 and toll 2,099. Although fresh cases continue to decline in Chennai, the …
  • A calling beyond duty: police personnel compose awareness songs on COVID-19 14 Jul 2020 11:31 The COVID-19 pandemic has brought out some hidden skills of police personnel in the city, and most are using their talents to create awareness about COVID-19 amongst the general public. One of these, is officer K. Prabakaran, deputy commissioner, St. …
  • CM Palaniswami lays foundation for Kallakurichi Medical College 05 Jul 2020 00:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday laid the foundation for the Kallakurichi Medical College to be established at a cost of Rs 381.76 crore, through the video conferencing facility at the secretariat. The …
  • TN Covid count past 90k; recovery rate also up 01 Jul 2020 04:38 A doctor takes a swab to test for the coronavirus disease at primary health center in Chennai CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s Covid-19 tally breached the 90,000-mark with 3,943 new infections reported on Tuesday. Sixty more deaths in the last 24 hours pushed the …
  • In 24 hours, Tamil Nadu toll zooms past 1k-mark 28 Jun 2020 02:53 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s Covid-19 death toll breached the four-digit mark to touch 1,025 with 68 fatalities reported on Saturday. The fatality rate has gone to 1.3% from 0.9% a fortnight ago. The state added 3, …
  • DMK MLA from Cheyyur tests positive for COVID-19 27 Jun 2020 06:59 Besides Chennai, 191 cases were reported in Chengalpattu, 98 in Kancheepuram, 170 in Thiruvallur, 10 each in Ariyalur and Nagapattinam, 29 in Coimbatore, 21 in Cuddalore, 15 in Dindigul, five each in Erode and Thiruvarur, 25 each in Kallakurichi and …
  • TN: 1,541 new cases in 4 dists under lockdown 20 Jun 2020 02:11 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: Even as the 12-day intense lockdown began in the four northern districts of Tamil Nadu, they accounted for most of the 2,115 fresh cases on Friday. Chennai had 1,322 cases, Chengalpet 95, Thiruvallur …
  • 36 IAS officers to monitor fight against COVID-19 across Tamil Nadu 18 Jun 2020 10:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government has appointed monitoring officers for 33 districts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Three officers had already been appointed to Chengalpattu, Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts in May. For Chennai, …
  • Suspecting foul play, Madras HC transfers civil disupte case to to CB-CID from Madurai's DCB 16 Jun 2020 06:37 By Express News Service MADURAI: Suspecting foul play in an investigation into a civil dispute pertaining to a property in Madurai by the District Crime Branch (DCB) of Sivaganga, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court transferred the investigation to …
  • Coimbatore now Koyampuththoor: Cities get new Tamil names 11 Jun 2020 23:28 The decision also left the Tamil literary circle divided in its opinion. (Source: Wikimedia Commons) To impress upon the significance of Tamil phonetics, the AIADMK government has issued a government order amending the English spelling of 1,018 cities and …
  • Tamil Nadu's COVID-19 curve rises through weekend 08 Jun 2020 08:54 Chennai: Until a week ago, a large number of incoming persons returning to Tamil Nadu, particularly Maharashtra, were adding to its overall burgeoining numbers of persons testing positive for Covid-19 novel coronavirus. But that trend now looks to be …
  • 700 stranded Indians repatriated from Maldives 07 Jun 2020 13:24 The repatriates, included 655 male and 45 females. More than 470 persons suffered job loss due to the lockdown...Read More TUTICORIN: As many as 700 repatriated Indians reached V O Chidambaranar Port Trust in Tuticorin on Sunday as part of operation ‘ …
  • Women held for 'advising' sacrifice of teen girl 04 Jun 2020 19:57 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: The alleged black magician Vasanthi and her aide Murugayi were arrested by the Pudukkottai police on Thursday in connection with the murder of a 13-year-girl in Gandharvakottai. On Tuesday, the girl's father was …
  • Black magician arrested for telling father to carry out 'human sacrifice' of 13-year-old girl 04 Jun 2020 15:10 By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: A black magician Vasanthi and her aide Murugayi were arrested by the Pudukkottai police on Thursday for the murder of a 13-year-old girl in Gandharvakottai. On Tuesday, the girl's father was arrested and the police …
  • TN extends lockdown till June 30, CM opens up public bus transport zone-wise 01 Jun 2020 17:17 The AIADMK government has chosen to pursue a policy of caution and kept most of the general restrictions in operation until June 30 Chennai: In no mood for the central govenment's enthusiasm to unlock the country, the Tamil Nadu government has decided …
  • No unlockdown for Tamil Nadu until June 30 31 May 2020 19:44 Chennai: In no mood for the central govenment's enthusiasm to unlock the country, the Tamil Nadu government has decided to extend its Covid-19 containment and control measures until June 30 midnight, chief minister, Edappadi K Palaniswami announced …
  • Tamil Nadu government makes e-pass mandatory for inter-zone and inter-state travel 31 May 2020 15:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: All the inter-zone travellers including rail passengers are required to obtain e-pass issued by the State government. “Transportation by car, two-wheeler, bus and train within the zones can be carried out without e-pass. …
  • COVID-19: After two months, public transportation to resume in Tamil Nadu from Monday 31 May 2020 05:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Nearly after two months train and bus services to resume across the State from tomorrow barring Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu districts. While the buses last operated on March 24, train service remains …
  • Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: New care facility in Chennai; state records 938 new cases 30 May 2020 18:20 With the total number of COVID-19 cases in state capital Chennai having touched 13,980, data released by the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) indicates that Royapuram (Zone 5) has the highest number of cases in the city. (PTI) Few days after domestic …
  • RTO officials acquitted in ‘bribery’ case 20 May 2020 07:32 By Express News Service MADURAI: Acquitting two Sivagangai Regional Transport Officer (RTO) officials, who were convicted for demanding bribe from an autorickshaw owner for releasing his vehicle in 2008, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court …
  • CM Palaniswami blames vendors for Koyambedu cluster formation 13 May 2020 15:40 Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami broke his silence about the Koyambedu cluster on Wednesday after chairing a review meeting with district collectors. The Chief Minister blamed the vendors for not cooperating with the government in …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 716 Covid-19 cases and eight more deaths 12 May 2020 16:10 Chennai: Tamil Nadu reported yet another day of over 700 cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday. The State recorded 716 people testing positive for the infection and registered eight deaths on Tuesday, the government media bulletin confirmed. This comes after the …
  • Coronavirus | Fatalities dog Andhra Pradesh, Telangana battle against virus 10 May 2020 05:42 Andhra Pradesh has reported three more COVID-19 deaths and 43 fresh cases after 8,388 new samples were tested. Telangana reported 31 fresh cases and one death. In Kerala, two expatriates who returned by the first evacuation flights on May 7 tested positive …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 4 COVID-19 fatalities, death toll reaches 44; 526 test positive 10 May 2020 03:49 Image Source : PTI Tamil Nadu reports 4 COVID-19 fatalities, death toll reaches 44 Four COVID-19 deaths were reported in Tamil Nadu on Saturday with the state recording 526 more positive cases, including a five-day-old baby, taking the total number to 6, …
  • Lockdown compliance in Chennai least in Tamil Nadu: IIT study 08 May 2020 04:22 NEW DELHI: Days before Koyambedu market, a wholesale hub in Chennai, emerged as a major hotspot leading to a spike of at least 215 new Covid-19 cases, a team of researchers at IIT-Madras had submitted reports to state government officials based on their …
  • Increased mobility in Tamil Nadu in lockdown 3.0, says IIT study 06 May 2020 19:48 NEW DELHI: Days before Koyambedu market, a wholesale hub in Chennai, emerged as a major hotspot leading to a spike of over 200 new Covid-19 cases, a team of researchers at IIT-Madras had submitted reports to state government officials based on their work …
  • How waste from hospitals, hotspots are disposed 11 Apr 2020 08:36 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: With hospitals in the district having shut their outpatient departments (OPDs), generation of biomedical waste has greatly reduced. Biomedical waste from all hospitals, including Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital …
  • Kazhaikoothadis lose balance of their lives 08 Apr 2020 04:40 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: Nomadic tribal street performers - Kazhaikoothadis - are the latest community to join the list of people affected by the lockdown. After folk artistes and Narikuravs, Kazhaikoothadis, who are street performers and rope …
  • 110 more COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu, all linked to Tablighi Jamaat conference in Delhi 01 Apr 2020 15:16 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu confirmed a whopping 110 COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, all of whom were linked to the Tablighi Jamaat conference in Delhi last month. This has brought the number of cases in the state to 234. The state confirmed …
  • Covid-19: Tamil Nadu witnesses steep rise in cases 01 Apr 2020 14:54 The number of Covid-19 positive cases went up steeply in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, taking the total tally to 234 cases. All the 110 new active cases were linked to the 3-day Tablighi Jamaat conference at the Markaz Nizamuddin mosque which was attended by …
  • Sharp rise in number of persons under home quarantine in Tiruchy 28 Mar 2020 06:18 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Families of 4,120 persons are under home quarantine in Tiruchy. Home quarantine stickers have been pasted outside the houses of 2,262 persons and would be pasted outside the homes of their contacts by Friday night, said …
  • No tea shops in TN from today, new hospitals to come up, cops disrupt those on roads 26 Mar 2020 06:26 Tea shops have been ordered to close from today in Tamil Nadu, as people are found thronging the outlets during the lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic. The Tamil Nadu government has decided to set up new hospitals to treat Covid-19 …
  • Two siblings rescued from bonded labour in Tiruvarur 13 Mar 2020 07:28 By Express News Service TIRUVARUR: Two brothers aged 12 and 13 have been released from a life of bonded labour. They were employed in herding goats near Valangaiman in Tiruvarur district. According to sources, ChildLine number 1098 received a call …
  • Annual feast of St. Anthony’s Church in Katchatheevu celebrated strengthening goodwill between Sri Lanka and India 08 Mar 2020 10:46 * Annual feast of St. Anthony's Church in Katchatheevu celebrated strengthening goodwill between Sri Lanka and India Sun, Mar 8, 2020, 12:46 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Mar 08, Colombo: The annual festival of St. Anthony’s Church in …
  • Aruldoss takes on a new avatar 20 Feb 2020 20:40 VPopular cinematographer turned villain/ character artiste Aruldoss has added one more feather to his cap. He is taking on the avatar of a producer. The new movie is interestingly titled Therum Porum. The movie has Dinesh as the protagonist and is …
  • Dindigul: Bull brought for Jallikattu dies after falling into well 14 Feb 2020 23:54 By Express News Service DINDIGUL: A bull that was brought for a jallikattu event in Kosavapatti village near Sanarpatti died after it ran amok and fell into a nearby well. The event was organised as part of festival at St.Antony church in the village.  …
  • TNPSC scam:  Will CBI probe be ordered? 30 Jan 2020 15:02 CB-CID officials have arrested a police officer from Sivagangai district in connection with the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) Group 4 examination scam. Four candidates, relatives of the arrested police officer Siththandi, from Group 2A and …
  • Inter-faith married couple in Tamil Nadu seeks police protection, claim 'families threatening them' 29 Jan 2020 17:55 By Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: A Hindu bride and Muslim groom from Sivagangai district who wed in Nagapattinam on Monday sought police protection on Tuesday as they alleged harassment and threats from their respective families. Durga (name changed) …
  • Harvester owners hope to reap profit this samba season 27 Jan 2020 07:19 This samba paddy season is all set to provide a bumper harvest not only for farmers but also for owners of harvester machines. Timely availability of water for irrigation resulted in a good season and the crop will be ready for harvest during January- …
  • DMK, Congress cool tempers after fissures break over local poll seat-sharing 18 Jan 2020 07:34 CHENNAI: Opposition parties DMK and Congress took steps to cool tempers after frosty exchanges between leaders from both sides over the last week, triggered by differences over local body seat-sharing between the alliance partners. After meeting DMK chief …
  • Northeast monsoon bows out, bestowing water but sparing people from damage caused by cyclones 12 Jan 2020 04:55 When the northeast monsoon officially withdrew on January 10, it had left the State with far more water than when it blew into Tamil Nadu. It also allowed the residents of Chennai to heave a sigh of relief because they wouldn’t have to scrounge for water …
  • DMK-led alliance emerges victorious in Tamil Nadu local body polls 04 Jan 2020 13:08 The results have brought to light the people’s faith in DMK, they have taught a lesson to the ruling government, said DMK leader MK Stalin. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partners Saturday established clear leads in the rural body …
  • NEET PG 2020 exam on Sunday, check important details 04 Jan 2020 04:12 Madurai: Thousands of doctors across India are set to write their National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-Post Graduate (Neet-PG) exam 2020 on Sunday for a seat in the specialty MD, MS and PG diploma courses available at various government and private …
  • DMK slightly ahead in tough local body poll fight 04 Jan 2020 01:28 Express News Service CHENNAI: The results of rural body polls in 27 districts gave enough reasons for both the DMK and the AIADMK to rejoice and claim victory. The DMK-led alliance had a significant lead in the total number of seats won, a first since 1996 …
  • National Weather Forecast: Tuesday, December 17 17 Dec 2019 06:15 The Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, under the India Meteorological Department (IMD), expects parts of South Tamil Nadu to receive heavy rainfall on Thursday (day after tomorrow). The prevailing northerly to north-easterlies had sprung a surprise …
  • Tamil Nadu: Ahead of polls, panchayat posts 'sold off' for Rs 65 lakh, Collector orders probe 10 Dec 2019 17:26 In the first phase on December 27, 156 panchayats will go to polls in Tamil Nadu. With rural body elections in Tamil Nadu to be held in less than three weeks, a purported video of villagers “selling off” the president and vice-president posts in their …
  • Meteorological Department to install weather monitors at schools, ASI sites 09 Dec 2019 21:48 In an attempt to improve weather forecasts and reach out to people, the Meteorological Department will tie up with a few Kendriya Vidyalaya schools and the Archaeological Survey of India to install automatic weather stations across Tamil Nadu. At present, …
  • Counter sought from State on pleas against new toll plazas 06 Dec 2019 05:23 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has sought counter from the State government on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking direction to remove the three newly established toll plazas in the Ring Road that …
  • An exhibition of findings from an excavation site throws light on the life of ancient Tamils 03 Dec 2019 08:05 P Sukanya from Government Girls Higher Secondary School, Sivagangai, cannot take her eyes off the beautiful orange coloured stone encased inside a glass box. Her mouth wide open, she lines up with her classmates in front of the tiny oval Carnelian ring …
  • ‘Nine Rupees an Hour’ review: More work, less wages – Grim stories from rural Tamil Nadu 09 Nov 2019 12:53 Podhumani’s wage remained ₹60 for about 17 years and yet she never complains of work or her ‘bhoomi’; Kamatchi, a Poikkal kuthirai artiste, used to be paid ₹5 per performance and still takes pride in the art form. Five such artistes were taken to Delhi in …
  • Chennai: Man wanted in several robbery cases held 07 Nov 2019 22:17 Chennai: A 34-year-old man with over 15 robbery cases against him in Tamil Nadu, was arrested here on Thursday and 30 sovereigns of jewellery were recovered from him. John Bosco (34) , a native of Muthugulathur, Ramanathapuram was arrested from Pudupet, …
  • Cyclone Maha to bring rains to TN in next 48 hours 01 Nov 2019 11:51 Tamil Nadu is set to get more widespread rains over the next 48 hours due to Cyclone Maha which is brewing over the Lakshadweep area in the Arabian Sea, The effect was already felt on Wednesday, when Chennai witnessed rains through the day. Deep depression …
  • More rains predicted due to low pressure, 120 fishermen missing 30 Oct 2019 19:18 With rains continuing to lash several parts of Tamil Nadu including Chennai, isolated places in the State and Puducherry are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rains for two days, thanks to a new low pressure. According to Met officials, the low …
  • 'Cyclone Maha' to cause widespread rains in Tamil Nadu for next 48 hours 30 Oct 2019 18:20 By Express News Service The pull effect of "Cyclone Maha" over Lakshadweep area would bring widespread rains for Tamil Nadu for next 48 hours before entering a dry spell. On Wednesday, several districts of the State, including Chennai got …
  • Rain lashes parts of city, to continue for few more days 20 Oct 2019 21:28 Rain lashed several parts of the city on Sunday, and will continue for a few more days. Areas like Perambur, ICF, Alwarpet, T. Nagar, Adyar, Anna Salai, Ashok Nagar, Mambalam and Thoraipakkam received good showers on Sunday morning, while several other …
  • Glossy art on glass 04 Oct 2019 02:08 Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Glass paintings have become popular artefacts that art lovers and others like to collect. Hemalatha Varadharajan from Tamil Nadu is one artist who knows how to turn a drab cup into a piece of art. She is conducting …
  • Tamil Nadu govt to step up research, excavations at Keeladi 26 Sep 2019 21:42 Samples of potsherds collected from the Keeladi archaeology site. (Courtesy: Tamil Nadu State Archaeology Department) A WEEK after a report published by the Tamil Nadu State Archaeology Department detailed evidence that the Sangam era of South India and …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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) …
  • 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 ( …
  • 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 …
  • Trade hails India-Maldives cargo ferry service to start from Sept 20 18 Sep 2020 14:28 The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry has launched virtual road shows at three ports ahead of the launch of a direct cargo ferry service from Thoothukudi via Kochi to Maldives. M Beena, Chairperson, Cochin Port Trust, who was the chief …
  • Villagers allege scamming of Rs 15 lakh from PM's Crop Insurance Relief fund in Tamil Nadu 18 Sep 2020 08:46 Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: The Lakshmipuram villagers on Thursday alleged that few persons swindled more than Rs 15 lakh from Prime Minister’s Crop Insurance Relief fund in nexus with a Village Administrative Officer (VAO). Sources allege that a few …
  • Two months after Sathankulam deaths, lorry driver beaten to death after filing affidavit over custodial torture in Thoothukudi 18 Sep 2020 06:45 Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Even as the shock over the police violence killing two Sathankulam traders is yet to calm down, an AIADMK functionary and Thattarmadam police inspector have been accused of killing a 28-year-old lorry driver on Thursday. …
  • No more cowing down before adversity as transgenders in Thoothukudi get cooperative 16 Sep 2020 19:40 Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: The year was 1949. Dr. V Kurien took the helm of a nondescript milk cooperative society into his hands. The rest, as they say, is history. Cut to 2020, 70 years after the White Revolution that elevated India as the largest …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,697 COVID-19 cases, 68 deaths 15 Sep 2020 18:17 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,697 Covid-19 cases and 68 deaths on Tuesday taking the tally to 5,14,208 and toll to 8,502 on Tuesday. Chennai alone recorded 989 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and …
  • SCI to set freight rates for India-Maldives direct service in line with market 15 Sep 2020 17:14 State-run Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) will “review” the rates for shipping cargo containers/bulk cargo from India to Maldives as its prepares to launch a direct cargo service between the two countries from September 21, linking Thoothukudi and …
  • VOC Port in Thoothukudi invites industry to set up units on its land 15 Sep 2020 10:49 VO Chidambaranar Port Trust (VOCPT) in Thoothukudi, one of the 12 major ports and second largest port in Tamil Nadu, has invited industries to set up port-led units at the vast land base available with the Port Trust. Plots totalling 1,680 acres are …
  • Villagers demand better basic amenities 14 Sep 2020 22:53 Demanding better basic amenities in their village, residents of Keezh Seithalai under Chandragiri panchayat in Ottapidaaram taluk submitted a petition to Collector Sandeep Nanduri on Monday. They staged a demonstration in front of the Collectorate to …
  • Madurai sees more discharges than new cases on a single day 12 Sep 2020 15:45 A total of 78 people tested positive for COVID-19, here on Saturday, taking the total tally of cases to 15,238. All of the positive cases were indigenous according to the State Health bulletin. The district recorded 109 discharges from various COVID-19 …
  • Rs 152 crore fine slapped on banks by ED for violating FEMA provisions 12 Sep 2020 00:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Special Director, Enforcement Directorate Southern Region, has fined the Standard Chartered Bank, Tamil Nadu Mercantile Bank Limited (TMBL) along with its then chairman and director M G M Maran, Rs 100 crore, Rs 17 …
  • Only surplus water from Srivaikuntam dam should be released to industries: NGT 12 Sep 2020 00:19 Express News Service CHENNAI: The southern bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday directed the Tamil Nadu Water Supply and Drainage Board (TWAD) to release only surplus Thamarabarani water from Srivaikuntam dam to industries in Thoothukudi. The …
  • Adichanallur, Sivagalai sites yield rich cache of artefacts 12 Sep 2020 00:19 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Commissioner of Department of Archaeology T Udhayachandran visited Adichanallur and Sivagalai on Friday to inspect artefacts from there. The State government began excavations at Adichanallur and Sivagalai villages …
  • Reduce workers welfare fund fee, says panel   11 Sep 2020 21:47 Express News Service CHENNAI: The committee formed for fixing uniform building licence fee in urban civic bodies across the state is pushing for a revision of the contribution to Manual Workers General Welfare Fund (MWGWF), from 1 per cent to 0.5 per cent …
  • Nine Tamil fishermen rescued by Indian Coast Guard 10 Sep 2020 23:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In  a swift operation, the Indian Coast Guard Ship, Vaibhav, rescued nine  fishermen on a boat, which was stranded about 75 nautical miles SouthEast of Thoothukudi due to engine failure. The Coast Guard said in a release …
  • Corpn got nod to axe 64 trees, but cut 300: Green activists 10 Sep 2020 07:47 Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Environmental activists have alleged that though Thoothukudi municipal corporation was allowed to cut only 64 trees as part of drainage project, the civic body had cut more than 300. They also urged the authorities …
  • Madurai district’s total COVID-19 case count crosses 15,000 09 Sep 2020 16:31 MADURAI Madurai district’s total case count crossed 15,000 as 63 persons tested positive for COVID-19 here on Wednesday. The total tally of cases as on date are 15,051. All of the 63 cases were indigenous, according to the State Health bulletin. With 67 …
  • Maker of ‘Hindi Theriyathu Poda’ T-shirt alleges he's receiving threatening calls 09 Sep 2020 15:04 Express News Service TIRUPUR: A 35-year-old garment manufacturer from Tirupur, who has produced T-shirts with slogans including ‘Hindi Theriyathu Poda’ and ‘I am a Tamil Pesum Indian’, alleges that he has been receiving threatening calls for the past few …
  • Black-tailed Godwits arrive at Perungulam tank 09 Sep 2020 08:37 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Over 200 Black-tailed Godwits have reached Perungulam tank in Thoothukudi from Europe and Central Asia. The arrival of the migratory birds from European has helped spread a smile on the faces of bird watchers and …
  • The aftershocks of Sterlite 08 Sep 2020 19:01 In the myopic focus on the case’s environmental impact, its socioeconomic ramifications have been neglected The Madras High Court has refused to allow the reopening of the Sterlite copper plant at Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu. As expected, the company has …
  • How the TMD buyout bid came to haunt Standard Chartered after 13 years 08 Sep 2020 11:10 MUMBAI: A spate of sharp, complex transactions dating back to 2007, involving a bid by certain offshore entities to acquire Tamilnad Mercantile Bank (TMB), an old private sector lender in India, have come back to haunt the British bank Standard Chartered. …
  • Sterlite closure: Vedanta accuses Madras HC of 'favouritism' in SC petition, later calls it oversight 08 Sep 2020 10:25 Express News Service CHENNAI: The special leave petition filed by Vedanta Limited before the Supreme Court has accused the Madras High Court of 'favouritism' while delivering the judgement in the Sterlite case. However, the company has withdrawn …
  • India-Maldives cargo ferry service set to sail from Thoothukudi on September 20 08 Sep 2020 08:00 The first dedicated cargo ferry service between India and Maldives is all set to start operations from Thoothukudi on September 20. Amit Narang, Joint Secretary, External Affairs, announced the new ferry service at a virtual conference organised by FICCI. …
  • TN unveils Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy, targets $100 billion output by 2025 07 Sep 2020 09:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to increase Tamil Nadu’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025, Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The policy is …
  • High-wave warning issued for Southern Tamil Nadu 07 Sep 2020 00:36 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) on Sunday issued high-wave warning along the Southern Tamil Nadu coast, from Colachal to Dhanushkodi.  Authorities said waves in the range of 3.5-4.8m are …
  • Southern districts see dip in positive cases 05 Sep 2020 14:45 A total of 99 people tested positive for COVID-19, here on Saturday, taking the tally of cases to 14,674. There has been a rise of 780 cases in the last week since August 29. The State health bulletin stated that all of the cases were indigenous. A total …
  • Court takes note of Sattankulam road’s bad condition, seeks counter affidavit from State 05 Sep 2020 10:52 The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has directed the State to file a counter affidavit in a public interest litigation petition that sought a direction to the government to re-lay a road that connects Tiruchendur with Sattankulam in Thoothukudi …
  • Highway officials to face the music for mishaps on untended road 05 Sep 2020 09:11 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court, in an order dated August 25, warned State Highways Department officials concerned of criminal prosecution and penalty, if any grievous accident took place on the Tiruchendur- …
  • Buses, trains to start plying from September 7 04 Sep 2020 23:35 By Express News Service Steps are being taken to ensure that passengers follow all the safety guidelines issued by the State government to keep infection from spreading Trains Online booking for 13 special trains from  8 am on Saturday The special trains …
  • Passengers unhappy as Nellai Express not in the list of trains to be operated 04 Sep 2020 13:49 The exclusion of Chennai – Tirunelveli Nellai Superfast Express Train from the first batch of trains to be operated from September 7 onwards after the lockdown was clamped on March 25 has disappointed passengers here. When Indian Railways announced the …
  • Institute to inspect stability of bridge over Thamirabarani 04 Sep 2020 06:09 Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Road users have urged the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to repair the bridge over Thamirabarani on Thoothukudi-Tirunelveli NH stretch. The bridge has damaged for the second time, sources claimed. An …
  • Full details about trains from Central and Egmore from Sept 7 04 Sep 2020 03:28 Six overnight train services from Chennai to Madurai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi, Mettupalayam, Kanniyakumari and Sengottai are set to resume from September 7. Two pairs of special trains listed are as follows: Train No. 12637/12638 Chennai Egmore – …