• Boston city councilor pushes to delay Wednesday vote on exam school proposal 20 Oct 2020 12:19 Members of the Boston School Committee on Wednesday are set to vote on a proposal that would eliminate the exam school entrance test for this year, but one city councilor says the vote should be postponed. “I think affording families and community members …
  • South Edmonton intersection could be closed for months after 23-metre-deep hole discovered 20 Oct 2020 12:03 Epcor has shut down the intersection of 61th Avenue and 109th Street after a deep hole was discovered that could take months to repair. On Oct. 8, Epcor crews discovered a void under the intersection while inspecting a sewer trunk line. A few days later on …
  • Education Minister Nick Gibb rules out cancelling school holidays 20 Oct 2020 11:40 Education Minister Nick Gibb rules out cancelling school holidays to help children catch up on learning as he says teachers 'need a break' after 'working phenomenally hard' during coronavirus crisis Nick Gibb said it is 'not the …
  • NT Government scraps legislation oversight committee on first day of Parliament 20 Oct 2020 11:29 The Northern Territory Government has quietly axed the committees it created to scrutinise proposed laws and reversed changes it promised would increase transparency and accountability. Labor created committees to scrutinise proposed laws when it won …
  • Indonesians take to the streets to protest new labor law 20 Oct 2020 10:59 JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Protests against Indonesia’s new jobs law were held in cities across the country on Tuesday, with… JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Protests against Indonesia’s new jobs law were held in cities across the country on Tuesday, with …
  • Feds appeal ruling that CSIS flouted duty to court 20 Oct 2020 09:06 Gleeson said counsel should have sought a waiver of the privilege that usually binds lawyers before appearing in court, to allow these circumstances to be fully disclosed. CSIS spokesman John Townsend referred questions about the appeal to the Justice …
  • Trudeau government appeals ruling that spy service breached duty to court 20 Oct 2020 08:21 A sign for the Canadian Security Intelligence Service building is shown in Ottawa, Tuesday, May 14, 2013. nbsp;The federal government is asking an appeal court to overturn a finding that Canada's spy agency breached its obligation to be fully …
  • Edited Transcript of CSBB.NS earnings conference call or presentation 19-Oct-20 12:00pm GMT 20 Oct 2020 07:32 Q2 2021 CSB Bank Ltd Earnings Call THRICHUR Oct 19, 2020 (Thomson StreetEvents) -- Edited Transcript of CSB Bank Ltd earnings conference call or presentation Monday, October 19, 2020 at 12:00:00pm GMT TEXT version of Transcript …
  • NSE Market Indices Closed as Country Witness #EndSARS Protests 20 Oct 2020 07:27   The Nigerian Stock Exchange market indices closed flat on Monday just as the country continued to witness #EndSARS protests against police brutality. Specifically, the All-Share Index lost 1.14 points or 0.004 per cent to close at 28,658.31 compared with …
  • Covid-19 cases continue to fall in TN 20 Oct 2020 07:00 In welcome signs, the fresh and active COVID-19 cases continued to slide in Tamil Nadu with the state on Monday recording just above 3,500 infections and a little over 38,000 people remaining under treatment. Fresh cases of Covid-19 fell further in Tamil …
  • Israel and UAE to discuss influx of Gulf tourists to Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque 20 Oct 2020 05:49 An Israeli official said on Monday that Israel and the United Arab Emirates had set an agenda to discuss bringing thousands of visitors from the Gulf to the occupied Old City of East Jerusalem, including the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound. "Jerusalem will …
  • Urstadt Biddle: A Generational Buying Opportunity 20 Oct 2020 04:39 Investment Thesis Urstadt Biddle (UBA), a shopping center REIT, saw catastrophic headwinds due to the "retail apocalypse" and pandemic. Like all other retail REIT peers, UBA suffered cash flow problems pertaining to rent collections. Retail REITs …
  • CityPlace developers countersue Burlington, in continued effort to nullify agreement 20 Oct 2020 03:24 BTC Mall and Associates, the developers behind the long-stalled CityPlace project, have countersued the city of Burlington. The move comes after the city submitted a lawsuit against the developers in early September to move long-awaited construction …
  • Sanctions meant to weaken Zimbabwe 20 Oct 2020 03:13 ILLEGAL economic sanctions unilaterally imposed on Zimbabwe by Western nations are motivated by a desire to slowly weaken the nation, leaving the country vulnerable to poverty, droughts and epidemics that erode national cohesion and confidence, a study by …
  • Mena oil exporters' revenues to slip 20 Oct 2020 03:07 Oil-exporting countries in the Middle East and North Africa will lose around $224 billion (Dh822.1 billion) in revenues this year due to a fall in oil prices and the impact of Covid-19, which is $46 billion (Dh169 billion) less than what was expected in …
  • Real solutions 20 Oct 2020 01:28 There appears to be a certain despondency with reference to our ability as a country to tame food prices. This abnormal rise in prices comes at a time when people’s incomes have been adversely impacted by a contracting economy and a loss of livelihood …
  • His father lived a life of generosity and adventure. Then he lost him to COVID-19. 20 Oct 2020 00:56 My father Ken touched the lives of many with his kindness, warmth, generosity, and jovial spirit. Kenneth Wheeland was born Oct. 2, 1934 in Branford, Ontario at the peak of the Depression. Hitler and Stalin were consolidating power and setting the stage …
  • Coronavirus | COVID-19 cases continue to fall in Tamil Nadu 20 Oct 2020 00:21 Fresh cases of COVID-19 fell further in Tamil Nadu on Monday, with 3,536 persons testing positive for the infection. Chennai reported 885 fresh cases, after having recorded over 1,000 infections a day for the past few weeks. The new cases pushed the State’ …
  • Tuesday 10/20: "Surviving Autocracy": Jounalist Masha Gessen on the Destruction of America Under Trump 19 Oct 2020 23:44 Join Masha Gessen, author of "Surviving Autocracy", in conversation with interviewer, Anand Giridharadas, on the destruction of politics under Trump. Date and Time: Tue, October 20, 2020 @ 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM PT RSVP: https://www.eventbrite …
  • #EndSARS: Clarion call to respond to growing demands by Nigerians – APC Governors DG 19 Oct 2020 23:01 Alhaji Salihu Lukman, Director-General, Progressive Governors’ Forum, has called on the political class and leaders to view the #EndSARS protests as a clarion call for the improvement of welfare of Nigerians. He made the call in a statement on Monday in …
  • Trump needs the race to tighten in the next two weeks. Here’s where it is — and isn’t. 19 Oct 2020 22:34 For those observing the pattern, the result wasn’t clear. Would the race end with a big Clinton lead or a small one? Would those indifferent voters vote or stay home? If they voted, whom would they support? Once the vote results were tallied, we had our …
  • It's Up to Us to Defend the Black Vote 19 Oct 2020 22:11 Just weeks before Election Day, with millions of people voting already, the Black vote is being attacked from every angle. After the Supreme Court's conservatives gutted important parts of the Voting Rights Act a few years ago, many states controlled …
  • Facing wave of closures, oil refiners turn to biofuels 19 Oct 2020 21:43 By Ron Bousso and Laura Sanicola LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - European and U.S. oil refineries face a wave of closures due to plateauing fuel demand, tightening environmental rules and overseas competition, prompting some owners to opt for an easier …
  • This Day in History | 1988 New law could erode right to silence 19 Oct 2020 19:54 The British Government has announced plans to change the law regarding a suspect’s right to remain silent so that remaining silent could incriminate rather than protect a suspect. The change would be introduced first in Northern Ireland from November. …
  • Trump administration moves to make it easier to discipline federal workers 19 Oct 2020 19:53 In cases of alleged misconduct, for example, the rules say that agencies need not follow the common practice of “progressive discipline”— increasing penalties for repeat or more serious violations — but instead must “adhere to the standard of proposing and …
  • Mark Cuban's Comments on Communist China Expose Woke Capital's Fatal Flaw 19 Oct 2020 19:36 There is something clarifying in outspoken Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban's admission, during an interview with journalist Megyn Kelly, that he is "okay doing business" with communist China—even while it persecutes its Muslim Uyghur …
  • Mark Cuban's Feedback on Communist China Expose Woke Capital's Deadly Flaw - KYR News 19 Oct 2020 19:36 There’s something clarifying in outspoken Dallas Mavericks proprietor Mark Cuban’s admission, throughout an interview with journalist Megyn Kelly, that he’s “okay doing enterprise” with communist China—even whereas it persecutes its Muslim Uyghur minority …
  • Prospects dim for critical election bill in Pennsylvania 19 Oct 2020 19:29 HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — With 15 days until the presidential election, Republican lawmakers in the battleground state of Pennsylvania showed no sign Monday that they were ready to pass legislation authorizing counties to process mail-in ballots before …
  • Joel Pollak: Unlike Democrats, 'Trump Preserved American Freedom' During Coronavirus Pandemic 19 Oct 2020 18:59 President Donald Trump should highlight his preservation of constitutional liberties and freedom during the coronavirus outbreak — in contrast to Democrats’ increased centralization of state power, said Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Joel Pollak …
  • Democracy 20/20 webinar to examine U.S. polarization 19 Oct 2020 18:26 With Election Day just around the corner – and millions of ballots already cast in early voting – the next installment of the Democracy 20/20 webinar series will tackle polarization and how tension between the political parties and the social groups …
  • Reworking the tax paradigm for the Covid debt burden 19 Oct 2020 16:44 The Covid-19 pandemic has forced governments across the world to increase reliance on debt. The IMF projects the fiscal deficit as a proportion of GDP in emerging markets and middle-income economies (EMMIEs) as a group to rise from 4.9 per cent in 2019 to …
  • 'You can't just bank your dollars': What Rugby Australia is weighing up in broadcast talks 19 Oct 2020 15:12 Industry sources familiar with the discussions previously said Nine, owners of this masthead, is offering $30 million in cash and free advertising to broadcast one Super Rugby match a week on free-to-air television as well as Wallabies Tests and the Rugby …
  • Protest-hit Thailand threatens to censor media 19 Oct 2020 15:05 Bangkok — Thai authorities have threatened to censor media outlets in a bid to quell growing protests against the monarchy, which have continued daily since the government imposed emergency rule last week. A government order dated October 16 sought the …
  • Amy Coney Barrett’s ‘originalism’ is complete nonsense 19 Oct 2020 13:54 Many fear that Amy Coney Barrett’s Supreme Court confirmation will erode the established rights of women and LGBTQ+ persons, given Barrett’s private convictions. At last week’s hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Barrett responded clearly: “A …
  • Welltower: Prepare For A Rocky 12 Months 19 Oct 2020 13:49 When we last covered Welltower Inc. (WELL), we rated the company a hold. Back then we were impressed with WELL's ability to generate cash flow growth in the senior housing operating segment, at least compared to other REITs. That positive was offset by …
  • Imam of Nîmes: We can no longer tolerate murders in the name of religion 19 Oct 2020 13:08 The hatred shown in the beheading of Prof. Samuel Paty is cultivated in Islamic schools and in French mosques by self-proclaimed imams. A reform of Islam is urgently needed: real elections for the French Council of Muslim worship: elimination of hadiths; …
  • Turmeric loses sheen on poor demand 19 Oct 2020 13:06 Spot prices of turmeric decreased at the marketsin Erode on Monday owing to poor buying. “On the opening day of the week (Monday) the arrival of turmeric bags were low; only 1,362 bags arrived for sale. Despite low arrivals, the prices decreased by ₹ 100- …
  • Here's why Amy Coney Barrett's 'originalist' doctrine is completely incoherent: legal expert 19 Oct 2020 12:30 Many fear that Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation will erode the established rights of women and LGBTQ+ persons, given Barrett's private convictions. At last week's hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Barrett responded …
  • Fino Payments Bank to add 300 more points at BPCL outlets in Tamil Nadu 19 Oct 2020 12:29 Coimbatore: Fino Payments Bank is planning to add another 300 points at BPCL outlets to its existing 1,075 in Tamil Nadu, to help truck drivers to get fleet cards recharged by paying equivalent cash, without any hassles, a top official said on Monday. …
  • Slow classroom thinking about this election 19 Oct 2020 12:27 How should educators teach the election of 2020? No doubt it’s essential. Pulitzer-winning historians Eric Foner, Jon Meacham, and Doris Kearns-Goodwin have gone on record saying that this Presidential contest is epochal, that the outcome may well be …
  • PDM unhappy with primary results 19 Oct 2020 11:39 DISGRUNTLED members of the Popular Democratic Movement claim they were discriminated against and victimised during the party's primary elections. Party members said this in a petition addressed to party secretary general Manuel Ngaringombe last week. …
  • Will smartphones be outsmarted by tablets? 19 Oct 2020 10:29 While smartphone has been around since late 1990s, its form and technology have gone through many stages of evolution, and till today, manufacturers are still coming up with new features that continue to excite the consumers. As recent as a few years ago, …
  • Porn Stars Are Terrified of Amy Coney Barrett 19 Oct 2020 09:59 Samuel Corum/GettyWho fills the next Supreme Court vacancy matters—and it may even impact your sex life. Yes, if Trump nominee Amy Coney Barrett becomes the next Supreme Court justice, the future of the commercial sex industry could be in grave danger— …
  • What does it mean to be a man in 2020? Introducing our news series on masculinity 19 Oct 2020 05:55 What does it mean to be a man in 2020? This is the complicated question our new Guardian US series, The State of Men, sets out to explore. As longstanding structures of gender, power and privilege undergo major reappraisal, masculinity finds itself in a …
  • Scotland Approves Second Trump Golf Course 19 Oct 2020 05:43 LONDON (AP) — Authorities in Scotland have approved plans by President Donald Trump’s family business to build a second golf course in Aberdeenshire, despite campaigning from environmental activists. The Aberdeen council published documents Friday showing …
  • Budget change to IP tax rules may ‘erode’ Ireland’s competitiveness with investors 19 Oct 2020 05:25 It may seem that the world almost came to a stop in 2020, but the pace of change in the international tax landscape certainly has not. Change seems to be coming from all sides – the OECD process, the EU, Brexit, US elections, a change of government at home …
  • Researchers study link between psychological responses and risk communication during COVID-19 19 Oct 2020 05:14 Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Oct 19 2020 The mental effects of pandemics on people can arise not only from the burden of preventive measures, the fear of contracting and cure but also coping with the exponential deaths. It was predicted in 2018 that …
  • 10 financial learnings from Ravana’s life 19 Oct 2020 04:39 Just as the able king and learned scholar, Ravana, was felled by his flaws, your wealth can erode if you do not follow the tenets of financial management. As you celebrate Dussehra, follow these financial rules that stem from various aspects of Ravana’s …
  • uOttawa support staff threaten Monday strike unless new contract is reached 19 Oct 2020 03:58 OTTAWA -- The University of Ottawa warns students may see a slight disruption in some frontline services if 1,300 support staff members go on strike Monday morning. The support staff bargaining unit at the University of Ottawa (PSUO-SSUO) of the Ontario …
  • The legal status of Kashmir's Instrument of Accession 19 Oct 2020 02:58 Comment By Waqar Ahmed India had started using pellet guns on unarmed people in 2010 but the step gained notoriety after the killing of Burhan Wani in 2016 when thousands of protesters were injured due to the use of pellet guns, hundreds blinded and killed …
  • High inflation, low interest rates hit household savings 19 Oct 2020 01:56 This has created an alarming situation for households that are already facing growing financial insecurity as a result of the widespread disruptions caused by the pandemic. While household financial savings typically refer to currency, bank deposits, debt …
  • Rising inflation heightens macroeconomic risks 19 Oct 2020 00:43 Nigeria’s macroeconomic situation faces daunting challenge with continuing rise in inflation as domestic consumer price pressure drove headline inflation to its highest level in more than two and a half years. Most analysts at the weekend agreed that …
  • ‘My people fought for the right to vote’: With a surge of emotion, Black Americans rush to the polls 18 Oct 2020 23:15 Two weeks before Election Day, Black Americans have voted in striking numbers, helping drive historic levels of early voting as mail ballots have flooded election offices and people have endured huge lines to cast ballots in person across the country. In …
  • Reservation to help over 300 govt-school students: School Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan 18 Oct 2020 22:37 By Express News Service ERODE: Over 300 government school students would benefit from the 7.5 per cent horizontal reservation in the medical admissions, said School Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan. Speaking to media persons on Sunday, he said, “NEET …
  • An adventure weekend getaway in Waitomo and Rotorua 18 Oct 2020 21:44 The titiwai, glow-worms, as seen on the Black Abyss tour from The Legendary Black Water Rafting Co, lighting up a section of Ruakuri, one of hundreds of caves in Waitomo. Photo / Supplied Deep underground in the caves of Waitomo, we float gently along …
  • Magashule warns Hawks against “Hollywood style arrests” 18 Oct 2020 19:11 African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General Ace Magashule has warned the Hawks against acting irresponsibly, with what he calls ‘Hollywood style arrests’. Magashule says they locked horns with the Scorpions for such behaviour, but says it seems as if …
  • View: Why Donald Trump's supporter loved him 18 Oct 2020 18:58 By Farah Stockman The Trump presidency has been such a five-alarm fire that many people are understandably consumed with trying to put out the flames or simply survive it. But there will come a day, hopefully in the not too distant future, when people have …
  • After nearly four months, Tamil Nadu reports less than 4,000 Covid-19 cases 18 Oct 2020 16:49 Express News Service CHENNAI: For the first time since July 11, Tamil Nadu reported less than 4,000 new Covid-19 cases, with 3,914 cases and 56 deaths being recorded on Sunday, taking the tally to 6,87,400 and toll to 10,642. On July 11, Tamil Nadu …
  • Scotland officials approve building plans for another Trump golf course 18 Oct 2020 15:12 Scotland approves plans for second Trump golf course that will feature a 450-room resort hotel, conference center and spa and be named after his mother Plans for 18-hole golf course were approved by Aberdeenshire council on Friday  The course will be named …
  • Sunscreen, body lotion bad for coral reefs 18 Oct 2020 14:59 KUALA TERENGGANU: Sunscreen and skincare lotion applied to the body when doing recreational activities at sea such as snorkelling and scuba diving can threaten the existence of coral reefs. That is what happens when tourists are more concerned about …
  • Biden owes us an answer on court-packing 18 Oct 2020 14:57 Democratic candidate Joe BidenJoe BidenConservatives seize on New York Post story to push Section 230 reform Trump wishes Harris 'the best' after aide tests positive for COVID-19 Pennsylvania rejects 372K mail-in ballot applications following …
  • When you stuff up like this, it's time to stand down 18 Oct 2020 13:33 Helen Lewin, Tumbi Umbi Julia Baird (“Sympathy for a premier suddenly stripped bare”, October 17-18) makes clear the criteria by which the Premier should be assessed. The ministerial code of conduct requires a minister in an intimate relationship to list …
  • America got cheated 18 Oct 2020 12:58 This week in America he would have felt cheated, as an opportunity for real drama slipped through his fingers. Instead of an originally scheduled head-to-head debate, President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden appeared separately — in …
  • Russians are masters of disinformation. Don’t fall for their lies on social media 18 Oct 2020 10:15 Disinformation is a high art in Russian intelligence. Subversion, agents of influence, covert media placement, psychological operations and political influence campaigns are part of the secret war in which Russian intelligence is steeped and practicing …
  • Europe and America are taking on the tech giants. Britain needs to join the fight | Will Hutton 18 Oct 2020 08:09 It’s time to address monopoly capitalism and, in particular, monopoly data capitalism, which has been turbo-charged by Covid-19, forcing the world to live and work online. A Joe Biden presidency – increasingly likely – and an EU unhampered by British …
  • New measures in abnormal times 18 Oct 2020 07:33 Since the beginning of the year, and especially over the past several months, the combination of the COVID-19 pandemic coupled with governments’ necessary responses to save lives, including isolation, social distancing and home quarantine, have triggered …
  • Nearly 70% of fresh COVID-19 cases from 11 districts in T.N. 18 Oct 2020 06:03 Eleven districts, including Chennai, accounted for a major chunk of the fresh COVID-19 cases reported in the State on Saturday. Nearly 70% of the 4,295 new infections were recorded in these districts. Chennai reported 1,132 cases, while 389 persons tested …
  • The PSUO-SSUO strike mandate explained 18 Oct 2020 05:29 The University is hopeful that a strike may be averted. Image: Dasser Kamran/Fulcrum The union representing support and administrative staff at the University of Ottawa (PSUO-SSUO) has announced its intention to proceed with a strike on Monday at 12:01 …
  • #ENDSARS: Let us continue to protest in the Anambra way 18 Oct 2020 00:43  By C. Don Adinuba NOT even the most cynical of persons can dispute the legitimacy of the #ENDSARS protest movement which has earned tremendous praise throughout the country. The Nigerian youths are demanding nothing other than due process, the rule of law …
  • KT edit: The second wave of Covid-19 is real. Let's not dismiss it as flu 17 Oct 2020 23:59 The Covid-19 pandemic has been raging for almost ten months now. More than a million lives have been lost, and close to 40 million people infected. Can we still call it a hoax, or dismiss it as a mere flu as some political leaders have been suggesting? Our …
  • Listen to the science 17 Oct 2020 23:59 The announcement of this year's Nobel Prize laureates should remind us of the many contributions basic science has made to contemporary life. With Covid-19 ravaging much of humanity, and the world anxiously awaiting a breakthrough that can end the …
  • Can Biden compete in Trump’s rural strongholds? Democrats hope so. 17 Oct 2020 18:56 “Silly us!” Fulton, 58, a beautician who manages a hotel in the nearby town of Corning, now says. “He had everything handed to him. . . . Everything had to be about him — me, me, me, why aren’t you bowing down to me?” Fulton grew tired of his boorish …
  • Officials in Scotland approve another Trump golf course 17 Oct 2020 18:22 Updated 11:17 am PDT, Saturday, October 17, 2020 LONDON (AP) — Authorities in Scotland have approved plans by President Donald Trump’s family business to build a second golf course in Aberdeenshire, despite campaigning from environmental activists. The …
  • UK universities accused of keeping students at all costs until after fee deadline 17 Oct 2020 08:03 Many universities are hesitating to move to online teaching to quell Covid because they are desperate to keep disenchanted students until the Christmas holidays, when a key deadline for fee rebates runs out, experts say. In England, students who drop out …
  • Trump flails and shows no ability to reset as some Republicans voice their concerns 17 Oct 2020 06:26 "My heart breaks for every grieving family that has lost a precious loved one," Trump said in Fort Myers, Florida, where he also promised the crowd that he would dedicate his life to seniors. "I feel their anguish and I mourn their loss. I …
  • Two-tier health care system policy resolution gets lukewarm response at UCP AGM 17 Oct 2020 05:43 A controversial policy resolution proposing a parallel private health care system received a tepid response from members who spoke at the United Conservative Party's annual general meeting Friday.  The policy, proposed by the Calgary-Varsity …
  • Pre-bunking falsehoods: How Wisconsin voters can avoid falling for election misinformation 17 Oct 2020 05:29 By Howard Hardee Wisconsin Watch News that three trays of mail had been discovered in a ditch in Greenville, Wisconsin, recently spread on social media and evolved into a national talking point for conservative outlets such as Breitbart. President Donald …
  • CIVIL SERVANTS TO GET BONUS NEXT MONTH AS USUAL : NCUBE 17 Oct 2020 00:04 Since President Mnangagwa came into power in November 2017, the Government has shown commitment to improve the welfare of its workforce. In an interview after touring a food manufacturing and processing firm in Bulawayo yesterday, Prof Ncube said: “Since …
  • Judges used to stay out of elections — now they may decide the presidency 16 Oct 2020 23:33 by Austin Sarat, Amherst College Throughout American history judges have generally tried to avoid getting involved in political questions, including litigation about elections. They followed Supreme Court Justice Felix Frankfurter's famous advice to …
  • Social worker licensing agencies remove LGBTQ protections 16 Oct 2020 22:42 Will Francis James Russell | Contributing Writer [email protected] A state social workers group and LGBTQ advocates say they are alarmed by a state agency’s decision this week to strip LGBT and disability protections from its code of conduct. The …
  • A tale of two nationalisms: Turning inward isn’t good. It’s better to have a self-confident rather than insecure nationalism 16 Oct 2020 22:21 While India had for some time prided itself on being the world’s ‘fastest growing major economy’, it has since fallen far from that pedestal. And the decline began much before Covid hit. If you compare the economy to a large commercial airliner, then one …
  • He was Mexico’s defense minister — but also a drug cartel ally, U.S. prosecutors say 16 Oct 2020 21:38 His arrest has raised the startling possibility that top Mexican security officials have quietly been working with traffickers during most of the U.S.-backed offensive against the cartels that began in 2006. The public-security minister in the first six …
  • Letters to the Editor: The illusion of town halls for undecided voters 16 Oct 2020 21:13 The L.A. Times’ letters page reflects not the broad balance of public opinion as much as the thinking of a large, self-selected group of readers who choose to make their views known to us. Still, there are times when I cannot help but think our readers …
  • Precipitation can erode a landscape quickly enough to 'suck' rocks out of the Earth, study shows  16 Oct 2020 18:56 Rain can move mountains and erode a landscape quickly enough to 'suck rocks' out of the ground, according to a new study that measured the impact of precipitation. Researchers from the University of Bristol developed a technique that involves …
  • Turmeric sale touches 90% 16 Oct 2020 18:17 Spot prices of turmeric at the markets in Erode edged up a tad while registering 90 per cent sale. “After number of days, the sale of turmeric at the four markets has increased. At the weekend day (Friday) of the four markets three markets experienced cent …
  • Groundbreaking discovery finally proves rain really can move mountains 16 Oct 2020 18:11 A pioneering technique that captures precisely how mountains bend to the will of raindrops has helped to solve a long-standing scientific enigma. The dramatic effect rainfall has on the evolution of mountainous landscapes is widely debated among geologists …
  • Study finds technique for calculating... 16 Oct 2020 18:05 Researchers have developed a technique that captures precisely how mountains bend to the will of raindrops. The dramatic effect rainfall has on the evolution of mountainous landscapes is widely debated among geologists. However, new research led by the …
  • D-Street selloff in numbers: Big 3 erode Rs 1.05 lakh crore in wealth, 207 stocks hit lower circuits 15 Oct 2020 12:38 NEW DELHI: Weakness in shares of Reliance Industries, IT majors and private lenders dragged the BSE Sensex lower by over 1,050 points in Thursday's trade. The broader market too was hit equally hard with four stocks falling for every two that rose. At …
  • Letters: Flu jab problems can only erode precious public trust 14 Oct 2020 20:09 ONE might have thought with confidence that, in the midst of a corona virus pandemic, the Government and the health authorities would have ensured that the implementation of measures to combat the onset of flu would have been competently and timeously …
  • Co-optex fixes ₹2.70 crore festival target in Erode 14 Oct 2020 17:49 Collector C. Kathiravan inaugurated the Deepavali special sale at the Co-optex Vasantham showroom here on Tuesday. A variety of silk saris made in Kancheepuram, Coimbatore, Arani, Thanjavur and other areas were kept for sale while handloom dhotis, saris, …
  • Spot turmeric prices rise at Erode 14 Oct 2020 16:24 Spot turmeric prices and sales registered an increase at the markets in Erode on Wednesday. “The traders are still waiting for fresh upcountry demand purchasing limited stock. They are getting medium local demand from the Turmeric Powder grinding units and …
  • Joe Biden Aims to Erode Trump's Florida Support Among Older Voters 14 Oct 2020 02:48 Outside the community center, nestled on a tree-lined street between an elementary school and duplexes in Pembroke Pines, a half-dozen Biden supporters, many of them in their 60s, gathered in the early afternoon to try to get a glimpse of the candidate. …
  • Biden Aims to Erode Trump’s Support Among Older Voters in Florida 13 Oct 2020 22:03 “First time I ever donated money to a campaign, too,” said Kathy Sells, 73, who wore a Biden-Harris hat, button and mask, and carried a sign she had made at home. “I hate that we are laughed at by the nations of the world.” “If we want to keep the nature …
  • Turmeric sales register a decline in Erode 13 Oct 2020 11:29 Spot sales of turmeric at the markets in Erode registered a decline on Tuesday. “The four turmeric markets received 1,800 bags of medium quality turmeric. The traders cautiously examined the quality and purchased about fifty per cent of the arrived stocks. …
  • Workforce alert as renewed restrictions erode wellbeing 12 Oct 2020 20:59 Employers are being urged to act now on staff mental health as resurgent Covid-19 infections and numerous local restrictions take a mounting toll on the workforce. According to a recent survey carried out by YouGov on behalf of SAMH, Scotland’s national …
  • Hotspots of resurgent Covid erode faith in ‘herd immunity’ 12 Oct 2020 06:03 Infection rates rise again in cities where some hoped a form of protection had been achieved BL PREMIUM 12 October 2020 - 05:05 FT Writers For a short time the Brazilian city of Manaus, in the heart of the Amazon rainforest, offered a glimmer of hope in …
  • Do social media algorithms erode our ability to make decisions freely? The jury is out 12 Oct 2020 04:05 Social media algorithms, artificial intelligence, and our own genetics are among the factors influencing us beyond our awareness. This raises an ancient question: do we have control over our own lives? This article is part of The Conversation’s series on …
  • Barrett Offers Supreme Court Many Paths to Erode Abortion Rights 11 Oct 2020 12:44
  • Varcoe: Pandemic and recession further erode value of Calgary's office towers 09 Oct 2020 17:00 Grocery stores and big-box retailers have seen sales improve this year, but businesses such as hotels, restaurants and tourism-related companies are facing an unprecedented storm. Pictured is a closed sign in Bridgeland on Wednesday, May 13, 2020. Photo by …
  • Woman, 51, hacked to death in Erode 07 Oct 2020 23:38
  • Masked men rob couple in Melur 20 Oct 2020 09:42 Six masked men robbed a couple of their mobile phones after assaulting the man outside his home in Therkamoor near Melur on Sunday night. The police said that Balamurugan, who had recently returned from abroad, had come out of his home to buy dinner for …
  • Covid-19 cases continue to fall in TN 20 Oct 2020 07:00 In welcome signs, the fresh and active COVID-19 cases continued to slide in Tamil Nadu with the state on Monday recording just above 3,500 infections and a little over 38,000 people remaining under treatment. Fresh cases of Covid-19 fell further in Tamil …
  • Coronavirus | COVID-19 cases continue to fall in Tamil Nadu 20 Oct 2020 00:21 Fresh cases of COVID-19 fell further in Tamil Nadu on Monday, with 3,536 persons testing positive for the infection. Chennai reported 885 fresh cases, after having recorded over 1,000 infections a day for the past few weeks. The new cases pushed the State’ …
  • Son of shepherd cracks NEET with help of govt school teacher, family lacks money for admission 19 Oct 2020 16:51 Sabarimala Jayakandhan, a former government school teacher who quit her job after the police halter her hunger-strike over the death of medical aspirant S Anitha is the architect behind Jeevith Kumar’s success story.N Jeevithkumar, the son of a shepherd in …
  • After nearly four months, Tamil Nadu reports less than 4,000 Covid-19 cases 18 Oct 2020 16:49 Express News Service CHENNAI: For the first time since July 11, Tamil Nadu reported less than 4,000 new Covid-19 cases, with 3,914 cases and 56 deaths being recorded on Sunday, taking the tally to 6,87,400 and toll to 10,642. On July 11, Tamil Nadu …
  • Nearly 70% of fresh COVID-19 cases from 11 districts in T.N. 18 Oct 2020 06:03 Eleven districts, including Chennai, accounted for a major chunk of the fresh COVID-19 cases reported in the State on Saturday. Nearly 70% of the 4,295 new infections were recorded in these districts. Chennai reported 1,132 cases, while 389 persons tested …
  • In a first, Tamil Nadu student among top 10 NEET rankers 17 Oct 2020 02:24 CHENNAI: For the first time since the introduction of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) for MBBS admissions seven years ago, a student from Tamil Nadu has broken into the top 10. Srijan R got the 8th rank nationally scoring 710 out of 720 …
  • Tirupur boy R Srijan secures eighth rank in NEET 2020 16 Oct 2020 18:35 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: After making an unsuccessful attempt in cracking the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG last year, 19-year-old R Srijan from Vellakovil in Tirupur spent a whole year preparing for the entrance exam at a …
  • TN girl elected for U-17 FIFA Women’s World Cup seeks help for better training 16 Oct 2020 00:53 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Writer-journalist, Eduardo Galeano, believes in soccer (football), skill is the art of turning limitations into virtues. One who skilfully turns their situations into opportunities excel in whatever field they are in. With …
  • 4,410 more contract COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu, 49 deaths recorded 16 Oct 2020 00:30 Chennai accounted for 1,148 of the 4,410 fresh cases of COVID-19 recorded in the State on Thursday. Coimbatore had 395 cases, while Chengalpattu and Salem recorded 200-plus infections. With the new cases, Tamil Nadu’s tally rose to 6,74,802. Presently, 41, …
  • Coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu continue to dip, reports 4,410 new cases and 49 deaths   15 Oct 2020 16:11 By Express News Service CHENNAI: New COVID-19 cases continue to dip in Tamil Nadu with the State reporting 4,410 cases and 49 deaths on Thursday, taking the tally to 6,74,802 and toll to 10,472. While Chennai recorded 1,148 cases, neighbouring districts of …
  • New COVID-19 reports fall in Tamil Nadu for third day with 4,462 new cases, 52 deaths 14 Oct 2020 18:12 By Express News Service CHENNAI: For the third consecutive day, Tamil Nadu reported less than 5,000 new COVID-19 cases and for the first time since early July reported less than 4,500 tests. The state recorded 4,462 fresh cases and 52 deaths on Wednesday, …
  • T.N. records 4,666 new cases, 57 deaths 14 Oct 2020 03:08 State reports less than 5,000 cases for second consecutive day; Chennai accounts for 1,164 infections Tamil Nadu reported 4,666 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday. Chennai accounted for 1,164 cases and Coimbatore 398. The State also recorded 57 deaths, …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 4,666 coronavirus cases, 57 deaths 13 Oct 2020 19:41 By Express News Service CHENNAI: For the second consecutive day, Tamil Nadu reported less than 5,000 COVID-19 cases. On Tuesday, the State reported 4,666 cases and 57 deaths taking the tally to 6,65,930 and toll to 10,371. Chennai recorded 1,164 cases. …
  • Over 6 lakh have recovered so far 11 Oct 2020 22:07 State records 5,015 fresh cases, taking the tally to 6.56 lakh; 65 more deaths take the toll to 10,252 With 5,015 more persons testing positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, Tamil Nadu’s tally rose to 6,56,385 cases. The State currently has 44,095 persons …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,015 coronavirus cases, 65 deaths 11 Oct 2020 17:45 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,015 COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths on Sunday taking the tally to 6,56,385 and toll to 10,252. With another 5,005 people being discharged on the day, the total number of people who have been discharged …
  • 5,185 fresh infections take State’s tally to 6,46,128 10 Oct 2020 05:59 Tamil Nadu’s tally of COVID-19 cases increased to 6,46,128 on Friday, with another 5,185 persons testing positive for the infection. As many as 5,357 persons were discharged and 68 deaths recorded. Till date, 5,91,811 persons have been discharged after …
  • Low-pressure area may cause rain for two days 10 Oct 2020 00:31 Peple of Chennai can look forward to cool weather and mild showers in the next two days. Owing to the low-pressure area formed over the north Andaman Sea and its neighbourhood, Chennai and its suburbs are likely to get rain in the next 48 hours, officials …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,185 Covid-19 cases, 68 deaths 09 Oct 2020 16:20 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,185 Covid-19 cases and 68 deaths on Friday, taking the tally to 6,46,128 and toll to 10,120. The State tested 97,087 samples and 95,301 people on the day. So far it has tested 81,41,534 samples and 79,06, …
  • Coronavirus | 5,088 more test positive as COVID-19 death toll crosses 10,000 09 Oct 2020 03:17 Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 death toll crossed 10,000 on Thursday. With 68 more fatalities, a total of 10,052 persons have died so far. The State recorded the first death of a person who tested positive for COVID-19 on March 25 — a 54-year-old man undergoing …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,088 Covid-19 cases, death toll crosses 10,000  08 Oct 2020 18:27 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s Covid-19 death toll crossed 10,000 on Thursday with another 68 deaths being recorded. The State’s toll is now 10,052. TN also reported 5,088 on the day taking the tally to 6,40,943.  Chennai alone recorded 1,295 …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,447 new Covid-19 cases, 67 deaths 07 Oct 2020 17:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI:  Tamil Nadu reported 5,447 Covid-19 cases and 67 deaths on Wednesday taking the tally to 6,35,855 and toll to 9,984.  The State tested 93,242 samples and 91,401 people on the day.  Chennai alone reported 1,369 cases while …
  • Forest dept. to distribute over nine lakh saplings to farmers 05 Oct 2020 08:50 The Salem circle under Forest department has readied over nine lakh seedlings for distribution to farmers and to encourage tree cultivation on private lands. The Salem circle including the Salem, Namakkal and Social forestry divisions under the Tamil Nadu …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu reports 5,489 fresh COVID-19 infections and 66 fatalities 05 Oct 2020 03:02 As many as 5,489 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, taking the State’s tally to 6,19,996. While 5,558 persons were discharged after treatment, 66 persons succumbed to the infection. A total of 5,64,092 persons have been …
  • Tamil Nadu adds 5,622 new COVID-cases, tally mounts to 6.14 lakh 03 Oct 2020 18:07 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Saturday recorded 5,622 new COVID-19 cases taking the overall tally to 6,14,507 while the death toll jumped to 9,718 with 65 more people succumbing to the virus, the Health department said. The number of recoveries climbed to …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu sees 5,595 new cases, 67 fatalities 03 Oct 2020 02:38 Tamil Nadu recorded 5,595 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday. The State also saw the deaths of 67 patients. While Chennai accounted for 1,278 of the fresh infections, Coimbatore reported 495 cases and Chengalpattu 396. Another 5,603 persons were discharged …
  • Work on tunnels under way in Kolli Hills hydroelectric project 02 Oct 2020 18:38 District Collector K. Megraj on Thursday reviewed the progress of Kolli Hills hydroelectric power project here. Mr. Megraj along with senior officials inspected the progress of the project at Irungalpatti and reviewed construction of tunnels as part of the …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,595 fresh Covid-19 cases, 67 deaths 02 Oct 2020 17:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,595 Covid-19 cases and 67 deaths on Friday, taking the tally to 6,08,885 and toll to 9,653. Chennai alone recorded 1,278 cases. Its neighbouring districts Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur …
  • South west monsoon showers plentiful in the western districts 02 Oct 2020 11:23 The eight western districts have received an above average rainfall from south west monsoon. With the predictions showing a positive sign for the north east monsoon, the farmers and urban water managers can heave a sigh of relief. In the past, there had …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,688 COVID-19 cases, total crosses 6 lakh-mark 01 Oct 2020 16:38 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 caseload crossed the 6 lakh-mark on Thursday, reporting 5,688 new cases, which took its tally to 6,03,290. The State also reported 66 deaths on the day, taking the toll to 9,586. With another 5,516 …
  • Coronavirus | With 5,659 cases, Tamil Nadu’s tally inches closer to 6 lakh 30 Sep 2020 22:06 State records 67 deaths; with 1,295 cases, Chennai’s tally increases to 1,67,376. Tamil Nadu’s tally of COVID-19 cases moved closer to the six-lakh mark on Wednesday, as 5,659 persons tested positive for the infection. The fresh cases took the State’s …
  • TNEA rank list 2020: Coimbatore girl tops in Tamil Nadu engineering rank list 29 Sep 2020 03:53 CHENNAI: Sasmitha M S of Coimbatore got the highest cut-off marks in the state at 199.67 in the engineering rank list released on Monday, with centums in maths, physics and near-perfect marks in chemistry. R Navaneetha Krishnan of Tiruvannamalai, with the …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu records 5,589 new cases, 70 deaths 28 Sep 2020 22:38 Tamil Nadu reported 5,589 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 70 deaths on Monday. The number of new cases continued to remain above the 1,000-mark in Chennai, as 1,283 more persons tested positive in the city. Coimbatore and Salem recorded 587 and 256 cases …
  • Coimbatore girl tops TNEA rank list, plans to complete BE at Anna University 28 Sep 2020 18:31 Express News Service COIMBATORE: MS Sasmita, an  18-year-old Coimbatore resident, has secured the first rank in this year’s Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission rank list with a cut-off mark of 199.67. The rank list was released by the Higher Education …
  • DMK stages protests against farm Acts 28 Sep 2020 17:42 Coimbatore Bureau Leaders and cadre of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its allies in the Secular Progressive Alliance staged protests across western region on Monday against the Central Government over the new farm sector Acts, and against the All …
  • AIADMK EC amid EPS-OPS ‘tussle’, crucial resolutions & decisions 28 Sep 2020 10:51 All eyes are on the meeting of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s executive, scheduled for today, to see how the party is going to resolve the current round of power struggle between the camps led by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and …
  • All eyes on AIADMK meet amid ‘Sasikala factor’ 28 Sep 2020 01:59 All eyes are on the meeting of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s executive, scheduled for Monday, to see how the party is going to resolve the current round of power struggle between the camps led by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,791 new COVID-19 cases, 80 deaths 27 Sep 2020 17:08 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,791 new COVID-19 cases and 80 deaths on Sunday, taking the tally to 5,80,808 and toll to 9,313 on Sunday. The number of new cases reported from Chennai continues to rise, with the city reporting 1,280 …
  • Perilous pass? The NEET challenge in Tamil Nadu 27 Sep 2020 02:21 Express News Service CHENNAI: Guhan* cleared NEET not once but twice. Yet, he appeared for a third time this year. “On both of my previous attempts, I could not score enough to secure a government seat,” he tells Express. “My family cannot afford the cost …
  • Reduce mortality rate, Chief Secy tells Collectors 27 Sep 2020 02:09 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Secretary K Shanmugam on Saturday urged Collectors of 15 districts in the State, where reportedly the Covid infection is high, to focus on reducing the mortality rate. He also held discussions with special officers …
  • Coronavirus | Chief Secretary holds review meeting with Collectors 26 Sep 2020 21:55 Chief Secretary K. Shanmugam held a review meeting through video conferencing with 15 District Collectors to discuss COVID-19 prevention measures as their districts had shown a spike in the number of cases. Mr. Shanmugam discussed prevention measures with …
  • Five deaths, 656 new cases in Coimbatore district 26 Sep 2020 18:18 Coimbatore district on Saturday reported five deaths and 656 new COVID-19 cases. A total of 4,859 patients from the district are under treatment in different hospitals and 595 persons were discharged after treatment on Saturday. With the death of five …
  • Salem youth beaten, tonsured by own family for marrying 17-year-old Dalit girl 25 Sep 2020 20:38 By Express News Service SALEM: A 25-year-old youth from Vazhapadi near Salem was beaten up and tonsured allegedly by members of his his own family for marrying a 17-year-old Dalit girl.  The youth belongs to one of the 'Most Backward Class' …
  • Skulls in hand, TN farmers protest against agricultural Bills 25 Sep 2020 15:38 Share00 Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Members of some farmers organisations and the two Left parties protested in various parts of Tamil Nadu on Friday against the three farm Bills passed by the Parliament. Led by the Tamil Nadu Farmers’ Association President P. …
  • TN crosses 9,000 Covid toll mark, reports 5,235 fresh cases 24 Sep 2020 07:29 Tamil Nadu added 5,325 new Covid-19 cases and 63 deaths on Wednesday. With this, the State’s tally has reached 5,57,999 and toll increased to 9,010. The State breached yet another grim milestone vis-a-vis Covid-19 on Wednesday with the number of deaths …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,334 new COVID-19 cases, 76 deaths in last 24-hours 22 Sep 2020 19:53 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,334 new Covid-19 cases and 76 deaths on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases the State has seen so far to 5,52,674 and death toll to 8,947. With 5,406 more people being discharged, the total …
  • Panchayat secretary suspended from service for taking bribe 22 Sep 2020 08:04 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Kumaripalayam panchayat secretary Kandhasamy was suspended from service on Monday for swindling Rs 5.89 lakh by issuing fake bills for illegal tap water connections. Sources said that the incident came to light after a social …
  • State records 5,344 cases, 60 deaths 22 Sep 2020 02:39 Infection tally rises to 5,47,337; toll touches 8,871; 982 persons test positive in Chennai Tamil Nadu recorded 5,344 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 60 associated deaths on Monday. This took the State’s case count to 5,47,337, and the toll to 8,871. Of the …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,344 Covid-19 cases, 60 deaths 21 Sep 2020 17:31 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,344 Covid-19 cases and 60 deaths on Monday taking the tally to 5,47,337 and toll to 8,871. With 5,492 patients being discharged on the day, the total number of discharged patients has risen to 4,91,971. …
  • EPS rolls out mobile ration shops, fortified rice scheme 21 Sep 2020 14:26 Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday flagged off seven mobile ration shops from the secretariat. The scheme is being implemented in the hilly and remote areas of the state since 2014. At present, 3,501 mobile ration …
  • Tamil Nadu submits road map for electric vehicles to NGT 20 Sep 2020 22:09 Express News Service CHENNAI: Moving a step closer to creating the infrastructure for electric vehicles in the state, the Tamil Nadu government has submitted an action plan to the National Green Tribunal (NGT), detailing the measures it plans to take up …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,516 COVID-19 cases, 60 deaths in last 24-hours 20 Sep 2020 17:48 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has reported 5,516 Covid-19 cases and 60 deaths on Sunday taking the State’s tally to 5,41,993 and toll to 8,811. State now has 46,703 active cases while 4,86,479 patients have been discharged. Chennai alone …
  • Fake call centre busted, five including kingpin arrested 18 Sep 2020 23:59 Express News Service CHENNAI: Just as the phrase, “hidden in plain sight” goes, a fake call centre at the heart of Namakkal town, has been busted by the city police on Friday. The police also arrested five people, including the kingpin who ran the centre, …
  • Southern Railway to set up 10.5 Mw solar plants on unused and vacant land 18 Sep 2020 16:00 In a bid to become energy efficient and save costs, Southern Railway is tapping wind and solar energy by installing 10.5 Mw solar power plants initially. The zone has ambitious plans to increase solar power generation in the coming years. It proposes to …
  • 21-year-old NEET aspirant dies by suicide in TN's Namakkal, third incident in a day 12 Sep 2020 19:19 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: In a third death allegedly due to NEET exam fear in Tamil Nadu, a 21-year-old medical aspirant from Tiruchengode in Namakkal ended his life on Saturday night. The boy had earlier made two attempts to crack NEET, but could …
  • Huge amount of drugs seized in Chennai, Namakkal 03 Sep 2020 10:07 By Chennaivision in Chennai News September 3, 2020 Chennai Air Customs intercepted three post parcels suspected to contain narcotics substances which arrived from United Kingdom and Netherlands at Foreign Post Office Chennai. The first parcel from …
  • Fieldworkers in Namakkal to undergo COVID-19 test once in 10 days: Collector 27 Aug 2020 13:20 District Collector K. Megraj along with Superintendent of Police S. Sakthi Ganesan reviewed the COVID-19 containment measures in Kumarapalayam and Pallipalayam municipalities on Thursday and advised fieldworkers to undergo COVID-19 test once in 10 days. “ …
  • Namakkal police seize 30kg of ganja, arrest 2 26 Aug 2020 15:28 The arrested men have been identified as truck driver T Palani, 55, and D Rajkukar, 34. NAMAKKAL: The Namakkal district police on Tuesday seized 300kg of ganja, worth Rs 30 lakh, being smuggled on a truck. The police arrested two men in connection with …
  • Double surprise for Namakkal girl; A call from PM Modi follows board exam triumph  27 Jul 2020 00:24 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday interacted with a Namakkal girl — N N Kaniga (17) — who scored 490 marks in the board examinations this year. Encouraging students while speaking to the nation through the radio …
  • PM interacts with Namakkal school student 26 Jul 2020 19:14 Kaniga said that she is not having any words to describe about the interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Mo...Read More COIMBATORE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Namakkal based school student N Kaniga who scored 490 marks out of 500 in …
  • EPS inaugurates biogas plant in Namakkal 24 Jun 2020 01:32 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami inaugurated a compressed biogas plant at Namakkal through video conferencing, in the presence of the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, on Tuesday. The …
  • IOC’s green fuel unit and stations at Namakkal go on stream 23 Jun 2020 16:57 A number of compressed bio-gas (CBG) plants, entailing a total investment of about ₹450 crore, will be set up in Tamil Nadu for the supply of green fuel in the State. The first CBG plant has been established at Namakkal by IOT, a joint venture of Indian …
  • Namakkal district reports its first Covid death 30 May 2020 08:11
  • Tamil Nadu's Namakkal records its first COVID-19 death as 47-year-old lorry driver succumbs to the deadly virus 30 May 2020 04:19 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Tamil Nadu's Namakkal district recorded its first COVID-19 death at the Namakkal Government Medical College Hospital (NGMCH) on Saturday early morning.  A 47-year-old lorry driver from Koothapalli near Tiruchengode, …
  • Fearing separation, two women from Tamil Nadu's Namakkal end lives 18 May 2020 19:37 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Two women, aged 23 and 20, ended their lives here on Saturday, allegedly fearing they would be separated as the latter's marriage had been fixed recently. According to Elachipalyam police, N Jothi (23), a resident of …
  • Four of family test positive in Namakkal 27 Apr 2020 01:28
  • Namakkal student’s 1,300-km trek home ends midway 03 Apr 2020 02:20
  • 42 of 57 positive cases are in Tirunelveli and Namakkal 01 Apr 2020 00:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In the single-largest increase yet, 57 people in Tamil Nadu tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Leading the list was Namakkal with a whopping 24 positive cases. According to officials, all of these people had attended …
  • Maharashtra mantralaya lockdown due to Covid-19 hits egg export from Namakkal hard 19 Mar 2020 05:24
  • Maha mantralaya lockdown hits egg export from Namakkal hard 19 Mar 2020 01:56
  • Six die as truck rams SUV near Namakkal in TN 14 Mar 2020 06:31
  • Namakkal youth creates world record in Silambam 17 Feb 2020 07:56 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With numerous graceful agile moves, a 23-year-old youth hailing from a farmer's family in Kanavaipatti in the district, wielded the Silambam stick for over three hours without a stop, to strike a new global record at …
  • Tiruchy priests roped into make vadas for Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple ahead of Hanuman Jayanthi 22 Dec 2019 07:28 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Come Hanuman Jayanti, Lord Anjaneyar in the Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple will be adorned with a garland made of one lakh and eight vadas. This year too, priests from Tiruchy have been roped in to make these vadas. Speaking to …
  • Namakkal: Grandmother dies to save teen from abusive stepfather 15 Dec 2019 00:12 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: A septuagenarian woman died trying to protect her granddaughter from her ‘abusive’ stepfather, near Rasipuram in the wee hours of Saturday. Raja, the step father, attacked the old woman with acid and slit her throat before he …
  • Debt drives 3 of family to suicide in Namakkal district 02 Dec 2019 21:02  The head of the family Mohan, 55, a rig owner involved in drilling activities, his wife Nirmala, 47, and their 17-year-old daughter, Sowmya, had allegedly consumed some poisonous substance at home in the wee hours of Monday, when Mohan's elder son, …
  • United in the misery is the poor cousin in Namakkal 17 Nov 2019 14:18 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With 148 libraries left in the lurch in Namakkal, its District Library Officer (DLO) K Ravi has now sent a proposal to construct 21 new buildings, with a sole aim to create a better platform for students to learn. However, …
  • Atheist Karunanidhi to get Rs 30L Namakkal temple 26 Aug 2019 05:16
  • Namakkal-based Vidya Kumaresan loves to weave beauty using stylised letters 25 Jul 2019 12:18 Vidya Kumaresan elucidates what an “upstroke” is with a deft stroke of the brush pen on the white board. She then goes on to explain the subtle difference between a ‘thin’ upstroke and a ‘thick’ one with due demonstrations. On cue, the participants proceed …
  • 3 attacked at milk chilling centre in Namakkal 22 Jul 2019 05:23 NAMAKKAL: In a daring attack by a gang of four at a milk chilling centre at Kumbakottai near Namagiripettai in Namakkal district late on Saturday night, three persons including an employee of the chilling centre suffered severe cut injuries. In the melee, …
  • Prasath bowls Namakkal to big win in TN Cricket Association inter-district U-14 meet 20 Jun 2019 06:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: RV Hari Prasath’s 5/36 propelled Namakkal to beat Virudhunagar by an innings and 160 runs in the quarterfinals of the TNCA inter-district U-14 meet on Wednesday. Brief scores: Quarterfinals: Krishnagiri 170 in 83.3 …
  • Baby sale case in Namakkal: Police arrest Bengaluru woman 18 May 2019 20:55 Namakkal: In yet another shocking turn to the investigations into the recent baby sale case centred around a Rasipuram-based retired government nurse, Amudha aka Amuthavalli, the Tamil Nadu CB-CID police who took over the investigations, on Saturday …
  • Namakkal child adoption racket: Baby ‘products’ 05 May 2019 01:39 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: The Namakkal child adoption racket that recently came to light has revealed how lapses in health and registration services could be exploited by unscrupulous individuals. It has also shown how brokers were able to target …
  • Three more arrested in Namakkal baby sale case 27 Apr 2019 21:39 Namakkal: The alleged racket in buying and selling of babies centred around a retired Rasipuram-based government nursing assistant in Namakkal district, appears to be getting wider with the police arresting three more 'sub-brokers' suspected to be …
  • Namakkal raids: I-T sleuths seize unaccounted cash worth Rs 14.54cr 13 Apr 2019 07:53 [India], April 13 (ANI): Income Tax department officials have seized unaccounted cash worth Rs 14.54 crore from the premises of PSK Engineering Construction and Co in Namakkal district. Out of the amount seized, a major portion (Rs 13.80 crore) was seized …
  • I-T raids at Namakkal-based construction firm 12 Apr 2019 09:38 [India], April 12 (ANI): The Income Tax department on Friday carried out raids at the premises of PSK Engineering Construction and Co in Namakkal district. Officials from the IT department had received information about the presence of unaccounted cash, …
  • Namakkal Anjaneyar temple: priest in critical condition after falling from elevated platform 28 Jan 2019 16:42 A priest suffered head injuries after he fell down from a 11-feet elevated platform while performing puja to the famous 18-feet high Lord Hanuman shrine in Namakkal, officials said on Monday. The 53-year-old priest, Venkatesh lost his balance and fell from …
  • Thirumanimuthaaru river froths in Salem, Namakkal due to toxic inflows 09 Oct 2018 22:20 Salem/ Namakkal: In what looks a replica of toxic foams in Bengaluru lakes, a similar environmental hazard has scared local residents and farmers living close to the Thirumanimuthaaru river in Salem and Namakkal districts as the water body heavily …
  • Namakkal: School girl commits suicide by jumping into Cauvery river 09 Oct 2018 22:20 Namakkal: In a terrible tragedy, a 16-year-old Plus-one class girl student committed suicide by jumping into the Cauvery river in full flow near Pallipalayam in Namakkal district, apparently depressed over her parents chiding her for ignoring her studies.  …
  • Hatching gains: Namakkal poultry units on expansion spree 08 Jun 2018 17:24 Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal is famous for its eggs, and this year, after a gap of eight years, poultry farmers are on an expansion spree, investing as much as ₹600 crore. The farmers — especially those in Namakkal and adjoining places such as Erode, Rasipuram …
  • Five sentenced to life term in rape case in Namakkal 06 Jun 2018 02:44 Namakkal: The Namakkal district Mahila court on Tuesday convicted and sentenced five persons to life term for allegedly sexually assaulting a young woman under the cover of darkness three years ago near Namagiripettai. The Mahila court judge, Mr. P Elango, …
  • NEET heat sparks dry spell in enrolment at Tamil Nadu's Namakkal schools 17 May 2018 02:05 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Following the implementation of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for medical courses, the enrolment of students in matriculation schools in Namakkal district – once famous for preparing students to score high marks in …
  • Namakkal farmers urge district admn to undertake water audit 14 May 2018 01:49 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday announcing that Mettur dam cannot be opened for irrigation on June 12, and delta farmers worried over the prospects of Kuruvai, the farmers in Namakkal have urged the …
  • Tamil Nadu man in coma for 2 years in Gulf brought homeA man from Namakkal, who has been in a coma for more than two years, finally got compensation from an insurance company. The Indian embassy persuaded Udaiyar’s employer to file a case against an… 19 Jul 2017 04:48 CHENNAI: The intervention of the Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi has helped the family of a man from Namakkal, who has been in a coma for more than two years, gain compensation. Chithiravel Vinaitheertha Udaiyar, 37, was flown to the city on Tuesday from Abu …
  • Scary video of hanging bridge pillar in Namakkal goes viral; triggers official action 26 Jun 2017 03:21 One of the damaged pillars of the Solasiramani barrage-cum-bridge, which has been propped up by sand bags, in Namakkal district; and (below) the pillar with damaged base due to soil erosion before repair work began | Express NAMAKKAL: A video on social …
  • Brazil gives Namakkal egg a run for money 09 Jun 2017 03:11 Image for representational purpose only. NAMAKKAL: Egg export from Namakkal district is on a downward spiral, thanks to the tough competition put up by Brazil. But that has not hit the business due to the high demand from domestic markets. Namakkal …
  • After dropping ranking system, schools in Namakkal take NEET turn 21 May 2017 02:13 NAMAKKAL: Known for producing eggs and churning out eggheads, Namakkal is, so to say, the rank capital of the State. Now that the ranking system in the SSLC and HSC board examinations has been abolished, private schools, which set into motion the city’s …
  • Namakkal contractor on I-T radar found dead 09 May 2017 05:03 A civil contractor in Namakkal, whose premises were among those searched by Income Tax sleuths during the crackdown on State Health Minister C. Vijaya Baskar last month, died at Sevutranganpatti in Mohanur on Monday. He was found unconscious in his farm …
  • Tamil Nadu's Namakkal mired in slump due to year-round water shortage 07 May 2017 00:36 NAMAKKAL: Faced with acute year-round water shortage in the rain shadow region of the Western Ghats, agriculture was never really a viable option in Namakkal. When the first few tentative entrepreneurs struck gold with their small-scale poultry farms, it …
  • Namakkal resident reunited with son 05 Feb 2017 20:22 Tears of joy streamed down Namakkal resident Santhi’s face when she laid eyes on her son after more than three years. A resident of the city Corporation’s beggar rehabilitation centre Sakshatkaram, Santhi had been looking forward to meeting her elder son …
  • Slump in biz, not cash crunch, hits Namakkal truckers hard 10 Jan 2017 18:27 Chennai, January 10:   Truckers in Namakkal region, the trucking hub of Tamil Nadu, have migrated to online transactions following demonetisation. “We have adjusted to the change quickly,” said M Thangavelu, who owns two trucks. He regularly moves goods …
  • Sellers from smaller cities driving festive sales: Snapdeal 19 Oct 2020 10:55 GURUGRAM: The spread and connect of e-commerce beyond the top metro cities is evident not only from the buyers’ side, but also from the sellers’ side. Snapdeal has said that 65% of the orders placed for their Diwali Sale have been from sellers located …
  • Banned tobacco products seized; three held 18 Oct 2020 16:19 The Kadayam and Alangulam police here jointly seized banned tobacco goods worth ₹25 lakh hidden in three different locations and arrested three persons in this connection on Sunday. Following a vehicle check, the Alangulam police intercepted one Faizal Ali …
  • Intermittent rain likely for next 3-4 days in Chennai 18 Oct 2020 00:03 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After a brief dry spell, rainy days have kick-started again in several districts across the State. The Met department has predicted intermittent rainfall for next 3-4 days.  Thunderstorm with light to moderate rain is …
  • Chennai, north TN to get rains for next 2 days 17 Oct 2020 06:37 Parts of north Tamil Nadu will experience wet weather till Monday as thunderstorms are set to return over the region, according to the Meteorological Department. As the earlier depression has moved to the Arabian Sea off the Maharashtra coast, some parts …
  • Tamil Nadu clocks investments worth over Rs 41k crore 13 Oct 2020 00:13 By Express News Service CHENNAI/BENGALURU: In a bid to address the growing demand for its products, Britannia Industries on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the State government to increase its investment in the State.  The partnership …
  • Mild showers may continue in Chennai as depression in Bay of Bengal moves towards AP coast 12 Oct 2020 16:42 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Overcast conditions will continue to prevail over Chennai for the next two days as the depression over the Bay of Bengal is moving closer to the Andhra coast. The city may get light rain during late evenings. On Monday also …
  • Investors continue to flock to TN, MoUs signed for projects worth over Rs 10,000 crore 12 Oct 2020 11:45 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu, which has emerged as a favourite destination of investors during the pandemic, has further wooed Rs 10,055 crore of investments, with 14 MoUs being signed in the presence of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K …
  • Parties willing to work under CM EPS can join us: Munusamy 10 Oct 2020 22:50 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: AIADMK Deputy Coordinator KP Munusamy on Saturday said that the party will accept any regional or national party as an ally provided it accepts Edappadi K Palaniswami as the chief ministerial candidate for the Assembly …
  • Low-pressure area may cause rain for two days 10 Oct 2020 00:31 Peple of Chennai can look forward to cool weather and mild showers in the next two days. Owing to the low-pressure area formed over the north Andaman Sea and its neighbourhood, Chennai and its suburbs are likely to get rain in the next 48 hours, officials …
  • Fallout of intercaste marriage in 2019? 28 SC families allege being ostracised in TN village 07 Oct 2020 19:56 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Twenty-eight Scheduled Caste families alleged they were ostracised in Ulagam village near Shoolagiri due to an inter-caste marriage in the district since last Friday.  One of the villagers R Madhesh (31) told The New …
  • Software engineer turns serial chain snatcher 06 Oct 2020 00:35 Investigation into a chain-snatching complaint by an elderly woman has led the police to arrest a software engineer-turned-serial chain snatcher allegedly involved in over 30 cases. It all started when the accused, Jayakumar, 39, robbed a 60-gram gold …
  • EPS inaugurates buildings, gives agricultural equipment 05 Oct 2020 22:45 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday inaugurated modern godowns with 2,000 metric tonnes capacity and 1,000 metric tonnes capacity in different parts of the State and declared open residential quarters for police …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,595 fresh Covid-19 cases, 67 deaths 02 Oct 2020 17:56 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,595 Covid-19 cases and 67 deaths on Friday, taking the tally to 6,08,885 and toll to 9,653. Chennai alone recorded 1,278 cases. Its neighbouring districts Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur …
  • South west monsoon showers plentiful in the western districts 02 Oct 2020 11:23 The eight western districts have received an above average rainfall from south west monsoon. With the predictions showing a positive sign for the north east monsoon, the farmers and urban water managers can heave a sigh of relief. In the past, there had …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,688 COVID-19 cases, total crosses 6 lakh-mark 01 Oct 2020 16:38 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 caseload crossed the 6 lakh-mark on Thursday, reporting 5,688 new cases, which took its tally to 6,03,290. The State also reported 66 deaths on the day, taking the toll to 9,586. With another 5,516 …
  • Mobile fair price shop flagged off 30 Sep 2020 14:24 An Amma mobile fair price shop was flagged off here by Collector Jaya Chandra Bhanu Reddy on Wednesday. A total of 168 mobile PDS outlets have been allocated for the district. The district has a total of 1,058 public distribution system outlets operating. …
  • Visually-challenged singer Thirumoorthy tests coronavirus positive 30 Sep 2020 13:56 Restaurant serves parottas made in the shape of masks in Tamil Nadu's Madurai Visually-challenged singer Thirumoorthy, who shot to fame with 'Kannana Kanney' from Ajith's Viswasam, has been reportedly tested Covid-19 positive. He is now …
  • Ganja worth Rs 1.25 crore hidden inside pit seized in Karnataka's KGF 30 Sep 2020 12:16 Express News Service KGF: A KGF police team seized 229 kg of ganja valued at Rs 1.25 crore which was illegally stored in a newly constructed pit behind a house, said Central Range Inspector General of Police Semanth Kumar Singh. Speaking to The New Indian …
  • DMK stages protests against farm Acts 28 Sep 2020 17:42 Coimbatore Bureau Leaders and cadre of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its allies in the Secular Progressive Alliance staged protests across western region on Monday against the Central Government over the new farm sector Acts, and against the All …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,791 new COVID-19 cases, 80 deaths 27 Sep 2020 17:08 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,791 new COVID-19 cases and 80 deaths on Sunday, taking the tally to 5,80,808 and toll to 9,313 on Sunday. The number of new cases reported from Chennai continues to rise, with the city reporting 1,280 …
  • How Help the Blind Foundation is bridging the digital divide 26 Sep 2020 19:52 G. Vinitha is waiting eagerly for a courier person to ring the doorbell of her house in interior Vellore. She knows there is a gift on the way: It is a laptop from Help the Blind Foundation, a non governmental organisation focussed on offering university …
  • Five deaths, 656 new cases in Coimbatore district 26 Sep 2020 18:18 Coimbatore district on Saturday reported five deaths and 656 new COVID-19 cases. A total of 4,859 patients from the district are under treatment in different hospitals and 595 persons were discharged after treatment on Saturday. With the death of five …
  • Skulls in hand, TN farmers protest against agricultural Bills 25 Sep 2020 15:38 Share00 Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Members of some farmers organisations and the two Left parties protested in various parts of Tamil Nadu on Friday against the three farm Bills passed by the Parliament. Led by the Tamil Nadu Farmers’ Association President P. …
  • After jumbo tramples 17-year-old girl to death, patrolling stepped up on Andhra-TN border 24 Sep 2020 14:53 Express News Service TIRUPATHUR: After an Andhra Pradesh girl was trampled to death by a straying tusker at a village in Kuppam bordering Tamil Nadu, officials of the forest department have stepped up their vigil in the woods in the periphery of Tirupathur …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,344 Covid-19 cases, 60 deaths 21 Sep 2020 17:31 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,344 Covid-19 cases and 60 deaths on Monday taking the tally to 5,47,337 and toll to 8,871. With 5,492 patients being discharged on the day, the total number of discharged patients has risen to 4,91,971. …
  • Karnataka cops told to bring evidence for questioning anyone in the Shoolagiri area 21 Sep 2020 06:42 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: The Shoolagiri police reportedly questioned the Karnataka police on Sunday and asked them to bring evidence, including CCTV footage before enquiring anyone in the Shoolagiri area. This move comes after the pawnbrokers …
  • TNEB substations to ethical AI blockchain: These are the projects unveiled across Tamil Nadu 19 Sep 2020 20:59 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday inaugurated 25 sub-stations of Tamil Nadu Electricity Board in various districts established at a total cost of Rs 353.11 crore, through video conference from the …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,488 COVID-19 cases, 67 deaths 18 Sep 2020 18:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,488 Covid-19 cases and 67 deaths on Friday taking its tally to 5,30,908 and toll to 8,685. Chennai alone reported 989 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur …
  • Grievances reach Hosur MLA instantly as youth form Telegram group for people 16 Sep 2020 19:40 Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: While one end of the lockdown spectrum has people comfortably cooped up at their homes, the other set of people found it difficult to connect with the local body representative and address their grievances. Though a slew …
  • 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 …
  • PM Kisan scheme fraud case: 3 held in Krishnagiri district 13 Sep 2020 00:54
  • PM-Kisan scam: 3 held in Krishnagiri district 12 Sep 2020 16:09
  • Chellakumar replaces Jitendra Singh as Congress Odisha in-charge 12 Sep 2020 06:58 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Friday reconstituted the Congress Working Committee (CWC) and appointed a new Odisha in-charge fuelling speculation over a possible change in State leadership of the party. A …
  • Coronavirus | 5,528 persons contract infection in T.N. 11 Sep 2020 10:28 48,482 persons still under treatment; Chennai accounts for 991 fresh cases; 64 deaths recorded Tamil Nadu reported another 5,528 new cases of COVID-19 and 64 deaths on Thursday. A total of 6,185 more persons were discharged after treatment. The total …
  • Good news: Covid-19 numbers falling in Tamil Nadu 11 Sep 2020 06:40 With Tamil Nadu on Thursday reporting 5,528 new Covid-19 cases and 64 deaths, Health Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar has said the numbers are going down in the State. “We are now slowly reducing the infection rate in the state. The positivity rate is below 10% …
  • Heavy rains predicted in parts of Tamil Nadu 11 Sep 2020 06:40 The meteorological department had warned of heavy rain on Thursday in isolated places over Erode, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem and Namakkal districts. On Friday meanwhile, heavy showers are expected in Nilgiris district. The district of Salem in Tamil …
  • Covid positivity rate in TN below 10 percent: Health Minister Vijayabaskar 10 Sep 2020 23:52 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Health Minister C Vijayabaskar on Thursday said the test positivity rate in the State is less than 10 per cent, except in Krishnagiri and Cuddalore districts. Speaking to reporters at Government Stanley Medical College …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,528 fresh COVID-19 cases, 64 more deaths 10 Sep 2020 16:14 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,528 new COVID-19 cases and 64 deaths taking the state’s tally to 4,86,052 and toll to 8,154 on Thursday. The state continues to test well over 80,000 people daily, with 85,473 samples and 83,411 …
  • PM-Kisan norms eased for Covid, TN probes Rs 110 crore fraud, 18 held 08 Sep 2020 23:10 Of the Rs 110 crore-plus siphoned off, Rs 32 crore has been retrieved, mostly from bank accounts directly. The government said they expected to retrieve the remaining amount too, within 40 days.THE Tamil Nadu government has discovered a scam amounting to …
  • 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 …
  • Coimbatore reports 593 cases, three deaths 03 Sep 2020 16:35 COIMBATORE Bureau Coimbatore district on Thursday reported 593 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single day spike reported so far. Sources with the Health Department said the district was witnessing a positivity rate between 10-11 % in the last two-three …
  • GMR plans to consolidate airports business 01 Sep 2020 13:19 The GMR Group, which has recently announced the demerger of its airports business and other verticals, plans to consolidate its airports business while eyeing selective divestment opportunities in the power segment, including its barge mounted project, …
  • 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 …
  • GMR Infra to demerge energy, transport biz; list airports separately 27 Aug 2020 12:07 In an exchange announcement on Thursday, the company said its board of directors has approved this vertical split demerger, which "will go a long way in facilitating deeper understanding of the airport business independently as compared to other …
  • Chennai will get light rain over the next two days 25 Aug 2020 19:15 Tamil Nadu’s coastal districts, including Chennai, will experience light showers over the next few days, while places around 14 interior districts are likely to benefit from a fairly widespread spell of rain. S. Balachandran, Deputy Director General of …
  • Life isn’t milk and honey for dairy farmers in Tamil Nadu 22 Aug 2020 21:13 By Express News Service Even at the peak of the lockdown, milk supply was deemed an essential service and spared from the watertight containment measures. The demand remained steady throughout the period, and there were no issues with supply either. Yet, …
  • Hospital employee drags patient out of wheel-chair in TN, viral video leads to suspension 18 Aug 2020 09:28 The employee was temporarily suspended and he has been transferred to Oothangarai.The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC), Tamil Nadu Monday sent a notice to the director of Medical and Rural Health Services after an incident of a government hospital …
  • Toll plazas at Chennai’s outskirts see long lines, as thousands return to city 17 Aug 2020 10:16 Traffic congestion was witnessed in the southern part of city and its outskirts from Paranur toll plaza, as thousands of people from southern and western districts were seen returning in two-wheelers and four-wheelers from their hometowns. The State …
  • 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 …
  • Chennai likely to get weekend showers 08 Aug 2020 01:12 Picture used for representational purpose onlyCHENNAI: After days of cloudy skies, Chennai may begin the weekend with some showers, as weathermen have forecast light rain in the next 48 hours. Weather watchers said rainfall could continue for at least …
  • Flood warning issued in Hogenakkal 06 Aug 2020 07:01 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI/ COONOOR/COIMBATORE: Dharmapuri district administration on Wednesday warned people residing in the low-lying areas near Hogenekkal of possible flooding. The announcement, made in a traditional way using a drum …
  • Cases filed against two bus drivers 06 Aug 2020 01:27 Coimbatore: Police booked cases against two private buses for entering the district without e-pass near Karumathampatti check post in the district on Wednesday. When revenue divisional officer (south) Dhanalingam along with other officials were involved in …
  • Drop Chennai-Salem e-way project: DMK MPs 03 Aug 2020 18:22 SALEM: Three DMK MPs on Monday urged the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government either to drop the Chennai-Salem green corridor expressway project or to find an alternative route for the project which won’t affect farmers. MPs S R Parthiban (Salem), Dr S …
  • GMR Infra to divest large part of non-core assets 03 Aug 2020 11:59 The airport-to-port conglomerate in an investor presentation said land at strategic industrial locations will benefit from the possible manufacturing dislocation from China. "Plan is to divest large part of other assets identified as non-core …
  • Law against triple talaq strengthened self-reliance among Muslim women, says Naqvi 31 Jul 2020 08:15 New Delhi: Triple talaq was given "political patronage" by "merchants of vote bank", and it was the Narendra Modi government that made it a criminal offence thus bolstering self-reliance and self-confidence among Muslim women, Minority …
  • 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 …
  • 70 children found locked up in private mill in Avinashi 29 Jul 2020 20:57 By Express News Service TIRUPUR: In a shocking incident, at least 70 minors were found locked up in a private mill in Avinashi, having been brought to the district allegedly without obtaining e-pass. The youngsters were rescued by Tirupur district …
  • Daily Covid cases in TN almost 7,000 again 28 Jul 2020 01:45 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The number of fresh Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu were seven short of 7,000 on Monday, pushing the total tally to 2,20,716. The state reported 77 deaths that took the cumulative toll to 3,521. As many …
  • Salem, Krishnagiri see first Covid deaths 15 Jun 2020 00:01
  • Jallikattu bull death case: Two arrested in Krishnagiri 14 Jun 2020 03:10 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Two persons were arrested under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act on Saturday, for teasing and taunting jallikattu bull Kasi Eswara, which died on June 6. The suspects were identified as V Lokesh (33), who works …
  • Tusker which killed three people, tranquilized and captured in Krishnagiri district 11 Jun 2020 06:31 Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A tusker, around 35-year-old, which killed three people in the last 15 days at Denkanikottai and Jawlagiri forest ranges in Krishnagiri, was tranquilized and then captured in wee hours of Thursday, in a joint operation by …
  • TN: Five die in Krishnagiri, Erode accidents 27 May 2020 18:17 KRISHNAGIRI/ERODE: Five people, including a couple, died in different road accidents in Krishnagiri and Erode districts of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. One of the accidents took place near Rayakottai in Krishnagiri district. Chinraj, 40, of Muthampatty …
  • 10 test positive for Covid-19 in Krishnagiri 11 May 2020 00:17 Coimbatore: Ten people tested positive for Covid-19 in Krishnagiri on Sunday, taking the total count in that district to 20. All the 10 are close contacts of the two women, who tested positive for the virus in Shoolagiri panchayat a few days ago. The new …
  • TN: 7 die in 4 road accidents in Krishnagiri 08 May 2020 13:44 A vehicle involved in a road accident in Krishnagiri district on Friday KRISHNAGIRI: Seven people died in four road accidents in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu on Friday. One of the accidents took place near Kandikuppam on the Chennai-Bengaluru …
  • Green zone no longer? Two test positive for COVID-19 in Krishnagiri 06 May 2020 09:43 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Two women from Shoolagiri in Krishnagiri district tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. This comes days after a man who returned to the district from Puttaparthi tested positive for the virus. The man was shifted to …
  • Krishnagiri, only district under green zone in Tamil Nadu, reports first COVID-19 case 02 May 2020 18:03 Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: More than 50 days after first COVID-19 positive case was reported in Tamil Nadu,  Krishnagiri, which was the only district in the state under green zone, reported its first case on Saturday. The patient, a 67-year-old man …
  • Krishnagiri district is no more a green zone 02 May 2020 08:24
  • Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu's only district under green zone, reports first COVID-19 case 02 May 2020 05:48 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Nearly 55 days after first COVID-19 positive case was reported in Tamil Nadu, Krishnagiri, the state's only green zone district, has reported its first positive case on Saturday. A 67-year-old man from Veppanahalli, …
  • Govt. doctor travels from hotspot in Villupuram to green zone Krishnagiri, tests positive on return to duty 30 Apr 2020 09:51 A containment zone was put up around Rayakottai flyover here after a government doctor with the Villupuram government hospital, who had visited Krishnagiri during the weekend and returned to Villupuram on Monday, tested positive for COVID-19. The doctor is …
  • Krishnagiri town turns containment zone after doc tests +ve 30 Apr 2020 09:15 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Krishnagiri town was turned into a containment zone on Wednesday after authorities found that a 29-year-old government doctor from Villupuram had visited his wife in the town, said health officials. The doctor, who was …
  • Krishnagiri remains COVID-19 free 27 Apr 2020 10:34 Two days after a man was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19 after 34 days in self-quarantine in Hosur, the confirmatory test returned negative on Sunday. The person currently in the government medical college hospital will be discharged after …
  • Krishnagiri heaves a sigh of relief 27 Apr 2020 00:18 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: People in Krishnagiri district heaved a sigh of relief on Sunday evening after a suspected case of COVID-19 turned negative.“It was a 43-year-old man from Hosur who was working in a pharmaceutical company at Mysuru in …
  • TN: First patient tests positive in Krishnagiri 25 Apr 2020 20:07
  • Foundation laid for Krishnagiri medical college and hospital 05 Mar 2020 01:35 A 750-bed medical college-cum-hospital will come up in the district by the beginning of next year. The foundation stone for the medical college was laid in Bolupalli by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on …
  • No special screening of Rajinikanth's ‘Darbar’ in Krishnagiri? 05 Jan 2020 21:40 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: The owners of ten theatres in Krishnagiri and Kaveripattinam have decided not to screen special shows for fans when a new movie is released. Deputy Superintendent of Police Kumar told media persons that the theatre …
  • College girl follows in father's footsteps, voted panchayat president in Krishnagiri 02 Jan 2020 15:52 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A 21-year-old BBA student J Sandhiya Rani was voted president of Kaattinayakandoddi village panchayat, which is in Shoolagiri block in Krishnagiri on Thursday. Sandhiya Rani secured 1,170 votes and defeated her nearest …
  • Two killed after truck rams Krishnagiri toll booth 02 Dec 2019 00:30 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Two persons were killed on the spot and a toll booth employee injured when a container truck rammed into the Krishnagiri toll booth on the Chennai-Bengaluru highway on Sunday evening. The deceased were identified as S …
  • Bengaluru-Karaikal passenger train derails near Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu, passengers safe 11 Nov 2019 02:17
  • Bigil madness: Rioting charges on 32 Vijay fans in Krishnagiri 25 Oct 2019 23:59 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Security was beefed at all theatres in Krishnagiri after special fan screening of Vijay starer Bigil (midnight show) was called off at a private theatre on the Five-Road Junction. The police also arrested 32 people for …
  • Fans of actor Vijay create ruckus after midnight screening of 'Bigil' cancelled in Krishnagiri 25 Oct 2019 07:33 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Fans, who gathered for the midnight screening of Tamil actor Vijay's Bigil, staged a riot in front of a theater at the five road junction resulting in the Krishnagiri police increasing security in front of all movie …
  • NIA investigate in Krishnagiri 24 Sep 2019 02:47 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: National  Intelligence Agency (NIA) sleuths from Bengaluru arrived in Krishnagiri as part of the investigation into the Burdwan bomb blast case of 2014. The prime accused of the case -- a member of the Jamaat-ul- …
  • Tamil Nadu terror threat: Checks continue for second day at Dharmapuri-Krishnagiri border 24 Aug 2019 23:31 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: There was no let up in security measures with the forces creating a watertight cordon on the Dharmapuri-Krishnagiri border following an intelligence alert on the infiltration of Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists into Tamil Nadu …
  • Mob damages government property in Krishnagiri 18 Aug 2019 21:10 KRISHNAGIRI: Angry mob damaged government property following the death of a farmer at Ayyur in Denkannikottai taluk in Krishnagiri district on Saturday. However, the relatives of the deceased victim have said that the violence was triggered by outsiders …
  • 3 of family including 2 kids killed in Krishnagiri road mishap 10 Jun 2019 20:36 Krishnagiri: Three persons including two minor children of a family were killed on the spot in a multiple vehicles collision involving a truck and two-state owned TNSTC buses in wee hours of Monday in Krishnagiri district. Police said a Tamil Nadu State …
  • Three killed in accident Krishnagiri-Hosur highway 10 Jun 2019 08:07 Three persons, including a child, were killed and 15 injured after a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus hit passengers crossing the Krishnagiri-Hosur highway early on Monday. The front wheel of a Krishnagiri-bound STC bus from Hosur burst as it was …
  • Krishnagiri: Engineer-groom hospitalised after tiff with fiancée 28 May 2019 10:14 Krishnagiri: An engineer-bridegroom was allegedly drugged and brutally beaten up by his fiancée, a college girl. The attack took place a day after their engagement. Police said that C.Saravana (27), an engineering graduate and working in a private firm was …
  • Bus catches fire, driver saves 30 passengers in Krishnagiri district 10 May 2019 07:25
  • Waynad’s Krishnagiri stadium: A heaven for fast bowlers 22 Jan 2019 19:16 The Krishnagiri Stadium in Wayanad has a reputation of assisting the seamers. (Photo by Sandip G) The Krishnagiri pitch has a reputation for assisting seamers — in the Kerala-Gujarat quarterfinal, as many as 36 wickets were accounted for by the faster men, …
  • Youth’s T-shirt handholds cops to killers in Krishnagiri honour-killing case 19 Nov 2018 02:36 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: In the Krishnagiri honour killing of an inter-caste couple, it was the T-shirt worn by the youth that enabled their identification, police said. The bodies of N Nandish (25), a Dalit, and S Swathi (21), a Vanniyar, of …
  • TN Chief Minister lays foundation stone of proposed GMR Krishnagiri Special Investment Region 26 Aug 2018 10:25 GMR Infrastructure Ltd, the flagship company of GMR Group, India's major infrastructure conglomerate, announced that its subsidiary, GMR Krishnagiri SIR Ltd (GKSIR), is set to invite investments from national and international investors at its large …
  • Paddy fields inundated in Krishnagiri district 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, several streams are flowing at danger level since Sunday night paralysing normal life. Roads in several mandals like Nandigama, Mylavaram, Kanchikacherla, …
  • 5 killed as car collides with bus in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri 13 Mar 2018 22:18
  • AIADMK Expels 46 Office Bearers From Krishnagiri District 14 Feb 2018 08:34 Chennai:  Top leaders of the ruling AIADMK, O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami, today continued their disciplinary action against party men, expelling 40-odd office bearers from Krishnagiri district for bringing 'disrepute' to the organisation. Mr …
  • HC orders Krishnagiri Collector not to issue lease deed for quarrying 09 Feb 2018 03:04 CHENNAI: THE Madras High Court has directed the Krishnagiri District Collector not to issue the lease deed for quarrying blue metal from the government land in Kammandoddi village. A division bench of Justices S Manikumar and V Bhavani Subbaroyan gave the …
  • Elephant calf rescued in Krishnagiri 16 Jan 2018 09:37 In a short rescue mission, a three-month-old elephant calf, which had fallen into a farm well in Paavadaipatti in Rayakottai town of Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu, was rescued on Tuesday. The calf, believed to have been with its herd, is suspected to …
  • Minor boy driving leads to mishap, 6 dead in Krishnagiri 15 Jan 2018 21:38 Krishnagiri: It was an irrecoverable loss for five families including the one that allowed its minor boy driving a car which claimed the lives of six persons in a tragic road accident in Krishnagiri district. On Sunday, 16-year-old K. Esaki, his friends, …
  • TN reports first Zika virus from Krishnagiri district 10 Jul 2017 20:02 Chennai: The first case of Zika virus in Tamil Nadu has been reported from Krishnagiri district and the 27-year-old infected man fully cured, a senior state government official said. Laboratory tests done in state facilities confirmed the presence of Zika …
  • TN’s first zika case confirmed in Krishnagiri dist 10 Jul 2017 15:30 Image used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The first confirmed case of Zika in Tamil Nadu in recent years has been reported in Krishnagiri district. The state’s health officials confirmed it to Express today. A 27-year-old youth who tested …
  • Tamil Nadu’s first zika case confirmed in Krishnagiri district; virus detected in India way back in 1952 10 Jul 2017 13:42 CHENNAI: The first confirmed case of Zika in Tamil Nadu in recent years has been reported in Krishnagiri district. The state’s health officials confirmed it to Express today. A 27-year-old youth who tested positive for Zika is now recovered. Details on the …
  • Krishnagiri girl with partial vision scores 96.6 per cent in CBSE exam 29 May 2017 00:25 KRISHNAGIRI: The nation was busy celebrating toppers who scored over 99 per cent in the CBSE Class XII exams, and Dharshana’s journey to scoring 96.6 per cent got less attention than it deserved. But her story is worth telling, for she overcame a different …
  • After 99 days, Tamil Nadu’s daily Covid-19 count dips below 4,000 19 Oct 2020 18:58 Tamil Nadu reported 3,914 new COVID-19 cases, 4,929 recovered cases and 56 deaths on Sunday, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 6,87,400 till date, including 6,37,637 recoveries, 39,121 active cases and 10,642 deaths. The number of …
  • TN crosses 9,000 Covid toll mark, reports 5,235 fresh cases 24 Sep 2020 07:29 Tamil Nadu added 5,325 new Covid-19 cases and 63 deaths on Wednesday. With this, the State’s tally has reached 5,57,999 and toll increased to 9,010. The State breached yet another grim milestone vis-a-vis Covid-19 on Wednesday with the number of deaths …
  • 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% …
  • 'I take the front line when there is danger': Meet the Collector at the helm of Tiruppur's Covid fight 08 May 2020 13:36 May 8, 2020 6:23:45 pm Ever since the country imposed a lockdown to break the transmission of coronavirus, government agencies have been trying hard to sensitise people about the importance of social distancing and staying at home. Tiruppur Collector Dr K …
  • Cases rise in South TN, Madurai tally stands at 111 07 May 2020 03:33 Express News Service The number of COVID-19 cases in Madurai soared to 111 with the district recording the highest single-day spike ever, as 20 persons including seven pregnant women, a policeman and four children tested positive for the virus infection on …
  • Coronavirus-positive woman delivers baby in Tamil Nadu, first test result negative 29 Apr 2020 08:00 By Express News Service MADURAI: The three-day-old girl born to 24-year-old coronavirus positive mother from Doddappanaiakanur has tested negative in the first of the two COVID-19 tests.  In a first in Madurai district, a 24-year-old pregnant COVID-19 …
  • Coronavirus updates March 13: Several states in shutdown mode, total number of confirmed cases 81 13 Mar 2020 16:59 People wearing a facemask amid concerns of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus leaves a Kasturba Hospital in Mumbai. (Express Photo: Prashant Nadkar) Several states across India went into battle mode to contain the spread of COVID-19, shutting down …
  • Tamil fuelled Subbu’s creativity — in all forms 05 Mar 2020 11:44 Kothamangalam Subbu, author of Thillana Mohanambal, was much more than a novelist. He was a poet, script writer, film director, actor, music critic and villuppattu exponent, all rolled into one. The seeds for Subbu’s villuppattu — ‘Gandhi mahaan kathai’ — …
  • AIADMK former MP K  C Palanisamy arrested 25 Jan 2020 07:32 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 25, 2020 Former AIADMK MP K C Palanisamy was arrested in the wee hours of today in Coimbatore.  Police personnel, who reached his residence in Coimbatore this morning, arrested him and took him to Sulur police …
  • World: International Migrants Day: Salesian Missions highlights social and educational programs assisting young migrants 19 Dec 2019 00:59 (MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring International Migrants Day. Each year, International Migrants Day is held on Dec. 18 …
  • Govt revamps healthcare for livestock in villages 05 Dec 2019 01:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: Dairy farmers in backward rural areas of the State will soon get relief from transporting their cattle to distant places for treatment and breeding support.   Expanding the healthcare facilities and veterinary services to …
  • Rains lash many parts of TN; schools, colleges to remain shut 02 Dec 2019 10:39 Amid forecast of heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, educational institutions in many districts of the two States have been shut for today. The examinations of Madras University and Anna University have also been postponed. Chennai has been …
  • AIADMK releases election manifesto 19 Mar 2019 16:43 [India], Mar 19 (ANI): AIADMK on Tuesday released its manifesto ahead of the ensuing General elections and among its major promises said it would urge the Centre to launch an international probe into the alleged genocide and war crimes committed by Sri …
  • 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 …
  • Modi to flag off Chennai Metro Rail’s new services tomorrow 09 Feb 2019 16:04 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, will on Sunday inaugurate Chennai Metro Rail’s services upto Washermenpet. Modi, who will visit Tirupur on Sunday, will flag off the Chennai Metro Rail’s services through video …
  • Madras High Court rejects anti-Hindi agitator's plea 20 Jan 2018 21:08 Chennai: Madras high court has rejected a plea from an anti-Hindi agitator, to direct the state government to accord pension under the Tamil Nadu payment of pension to Tamil Scholars Miscellaneous Provision Act, for having participated in the agitations to …
  • KIOCL to set up pellet plant at RINL 06 Jan 2018 18:18 Union Minister of Steel Chaudhary Birender Singh unveiled a digital LED signage board, at KIOCL in Panambur on Saturday. The KIOCL will set up a pellet plant with a capacity of 1.2 million tonne per annum at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) unit at …
  • Dress to save the planet 28 Sep 2017 17:04 At the Kalakshetra Foundation’s annual “haat”, the assistant at the Tula shop stood wearing a lovely off-white kurta with just the right sliver of block-printed borders on the sleeves and front slit. I joked that I would buy it. “Everyone says that!” she …
  • Asserting rights through theatre 07 Sep 2017 14:23 Despite the heavy rain, the auditorium at the Alliance Francaise was fairly occupied in readiness for the 50th Dance DIScourse curated and hosted by Ashish Khokar, editor of the Attendance Magazine. The evening began with a short video on and a talk by …
  • Unable to pay bribe, man leaves new bike at RTO office in Thiruppur, embarrassing officials 26 Jul 2017 08:17 A man, who was not able to pay bribe for registration of his new scooter, decided to leave his vehicle as payment at the RTO office in Thiruppur with a signboard explaining his decision. Nagaraj from Angeripalayam, Thiruppur bought a two wheeler on June 30 …
  • GST protest: 2000 Tirupur garment units go on strike against 18 pct slab slapped on segment 21 Jul 2017 00:38 Since the cluster is functioning under 90 days credit format (in the value chain), such a high GST will put the sector under financial stress, which will render people jobless going forward, Rajendran said. Nearly 2,000 working units of the knitwear/ …
  • Coimbatore: Man enraged after Axis bank ATM doles out Rs 20 in place of Rs 2000 note 13 Jul 2017 16:58 A man residing in Thiruppur got the shock of his life when he got a Rs 20 note instead of Rs 2000 after withdrawing money from an Axis bank ATM. Kalidas was in need of cash for his medical treatment and had visited the AXIS bank ATM situated at …
  • Listen to this kadhai, monthly 11 Apr 2017 00:34 CHENNAI:Remember the days when you used to sit on the porch and your grandparents would read you favourite story? And, not to miss the discussion after! While, you’re thinking that it has become a thing of the past, ‘Kadhai Kelu’, a new Tamil storytelling …