• Coimbatore flag pole mishap: DMK asks police to disclose real cause of accident 13 Nov 2019 03:58 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: DMK's Singanallur constituency MLA N Karthik on Tuesday urged Coimbatore City Police to disclose real cause of an accident in which a 31-year-old woman was severely injured after she purportedly tried to dodge a …
  • Singapore Airlines sees Vistara codeshare supplementing operations 12 Nov 2019 18:28 NEW DELHI : Vistara will be able to supplement the operations of Singapore Airlines Ltd through a recent codeshare pact with its promoter airline. The partnership will let Indian passengers to seamlessly fly to countries such as the US, Australia and New …
  • "Power Drunk": DMK Hits Out At Tamil Nadu Chief Minister For "No Ban On Flagpole" Remark 12 Nov 2019 15:21 Chief Minister K Palaniswami has said that the ban was only on banners and not flagpoles. Salem: A day after a woman was hit by a truck after she tried to avoid a falling flagpole of the AIADMK on a highway in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore, Chief Minister …
  • Kamal will face same fate as Sivaji Ganesan in politics, says Edappadi Palaniswami 12 Nov 2019 14:24 Countering criticism by actor-politician Kamal Hassan, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Tuesday said Mr. Hassan would face the same fate as Thespian Sivaji Ganesan in politics. “They say there is (political) vacuum (in Tamil Nadu), then why did …
  • Tamil Nadu: 30-year-old woman hit by truck while trying to avoid AIADMK flagpole 12 Nov 2019 12:52 Watch | Mallika Dua escapes major accident; criticises Delhi Police A 30-year-old woman who was riding a two-wheeler was severely injured in Coimbatore after she came under the wheels of a truck on Monday, November 12 as she manoeuvred around a falling …
  • Tamil Nadu woman hit by truck while trying to avoid falling AIADMK flagpole; critically injured 12 Nov 2019 12:06 Tamil Nadu woman hit by truck while trying to avoid falling AIADMK flagpole; critically injured A 30-year-old woman riding a two-wheeler was critically injured after a truck hit her and ran over her legs when she allegedly tried to avoid a falling flagpole …
  • Ban against banners, not flagpoles, says TN CM after woman injured 12 Nov 2019 10:36 Salem/Chennai: A day after a woman was grievously injured in a road accident owing to a flagpole of the ruling AIADMK, another controversy seems to be brewing in the state with Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy saying the Madras High Court ban was …
  • Coimbatore boy mistakes rat poison cake for chocolate, dies after eating it 12 Nov 2019 08:17 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The death of a 12-year-old boy from Telungupalayam here on Monday after he reportedly consumed rat-poison cake mistaking it for a bar of chocolate, has brought to the notice that such poisonous materials must be strictly …
  • No lessons learnt: Woman commuter injured in accident caused by AIADMK flagpole 12 Nov 2019 08:04 NET Bureau Ayoung woman commuter on a two-wheeler was badly injured on Monday in Coimbatore when she tried to dodge a leaning AIADMK flag pole, fell on the road, and her legs were run over by a truck. A series of flag poles had been erected at the spot for …
  • Tamil Nadu: Woman hit by truck as she tries to avoid AIADMK flagpole in Coimbatore 12 Nov 2019 06:52
  • TN woman injured trying to avoid AIADMK flagpole 12 Nov 2019 06:04 Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) A young woman riding a two-wheeler was grievously injured after a lorry ran over her legs when she allegedly tried to avoid a falling flagpole of the AIADMK in Coimbatore. The woman, Rajeswari, was riding her two-wheeler on the …
  • 30-year-old TN woman hit by truck trying to avoid AIADMK flagpole 12 Nov 2019 05:13 The same truck had also hit another man who was riding a motorcycle. He suffered injuries on his hand and knee. Chennai: A 30-year-old woman who was riding a scooter was hit by a truck on Monday morning after she tried to avoid a flagpole of the AIADMK on …
  • Capturing wild Kumki elephants at Arthanaripalayam delayed due to rains 12 Nov 2019 05:13 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Rain on Sunday night delayed the plans to capture the wild elephant at Arthanaripalayam near Pollachi. With the forest area turning slick and slippery with mud, it was not ideal time to execute the operation.  An 80- …
  • Coimbatore woman injured in road accident, family claims flag pole fell on her 12 Nov 2019 05:13 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: After a 30-year-old woman was grievously injured in a road accident on Monday, family members claimed that it was not caused by a lorry running over her legs but due to a flag pole falling on her. The family members …
  • Jayasurya’s action film 'Thrissur Pooram' to release on December 20 12 Nov 2019 04:59 By Express News Service One of Jayasurya’s latest films, Thrissur Pooram, was wrapped up recently, and the makers have now announced a release date: December 20. The Rajesh Mohanan directorial backed by Vijay Babu is touted as a mass entertainer told in …
  • Elgi sets eyes on 2027 to emerge as 2nd largest player in air compressor biz 12 Nov 2019 04:35 Being conferred the 2019 Deming Prize for Total Quality Management (TQM) is a time-bound recognition and not the end. It is a continuation of Elgi’s journey towards becoming the second largest manufacturer of air compressors in the world, said the company’ …
  • Tamil Nadu Woman, 30, Hit By Truck While Trying To Avoid AIADMK Flagpole 12 Nov 2019 04:30 Chennai: A 30-year-old woman who was riding a scooter was hit by a truck on Monday morning after she tried to avoid a falling flagpole of the AIADMK on a highway in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore. Anuradha Rajeswari, who was riding the scooter, suffered …
  • Woman’s legs crushed by truck, AIADMK flagpost to blame 12 Nov 2019 02:54 A woman’s legs were crushed by a speeding truck when she fell off her scooter after an AIADMK flagpost erected on the side of Avinashi Road in Coimbatore tilted towards her on Monday morning. The accident occurred on a day when the Madras High Court …
  • Chennai Smog: Air pollution levels reduce thanks to easterlies 12 Nov 2019 02:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After suffering for a week due to severe air pollution, Chennaities can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Due to the presence of stronger winds on Monday when compared to last week, air quality has considerably increased. …
  • Alliance Air maiden overseas flight commence operations 11 Nov 2019 15:23 CHENNAI : After a 41 year gap Alliance Air on Monday formally commenced its maiden international operations on the Chennai-Jaffna route by launching its thrice a week service. The wholly owned subsidiary of Air India would fly between the two cities on …
  • Zolostays gets new chief financial officer 11 Nov 2019 09:39 BANGALORE: Co-living brand Zolostays, has appointed Sidhartha Mehra as its Chief Financial Officer. Mehra will be responsible for leading and overseeing Zolo's financial operations with a sustainable financial model, in line with the company’s growth …
  • Mind that footprint... 11 Nov 2019 08:52 Sunita Rajesh, founder of OnlyPlanet.in, a website that helps one to calculate the carbon footprint is a concerned citizen. “Every small action of ours has an impact on our environment. According to Statista.com, India ranks 12th in carbon emission …
  • Suspected top Maoist remanded to judicial custody in Coimbatore 11 Nov 2019 08:26 Deepak (30), a suspected Maoist trainer who was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of the Tamil Nadu police from a forest near Anaikatti on Saturday, was remanded to judicial custody on Monday. Principal District and Sessions Judge, R. Sakthivel, …
  • NDRF to make kids future-ready with satellite designing contest 11 Nov 2019 03:52 Express News Service COIMBATORE: Scientist Mayilsamy Annadurai, as part of National Design and Research Forum's (NDRF) golden jubilee celebrations, is set to conduct a national satellite designing contest for school students. The first-of-its-kind …
  • Two quacks claiming to be Ayush doctors held 11 Nov 2019 03:52 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Two quacks from the district were arrested on Saturday, following a complaint from the district medical officer. According to the police report, the Pollachi East police arrested Sarvesh Kumar Bathra (48) of Sethupathy …
  • Tusker that killed man to be captured, kumkis called in 11 Nov 2019 03:52 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Even as the Forest Department has just received the approval to capture the wild elephant who has been the cause of trouble at Arthanaripalayam near Pollachi, a 60-year-old man lost his life in an attack by the jumbo on …
  • Super Singer 7 winner: Murugan lifts the trophy, Vikram is the runner-up 10 Nov 2019 22:46 Murugan bags the Super Singer 7 title.PR Handout The curtains for Super Singer 7 has beeen dropped on Sunday, 10 November, and Murugan has emerged victorious in the Vijay's TV popular TV show held at the Codissa Trade Fair Complex, in Coimbatore. There …
  • Day after suspected Maoist trainer detained near Coimbatore, police seize arms and ammo 10 Nov 2019 21:25 Express News Service COIMBATORE: A day after a suspected Maoist arms trainer -- Deepak alias Chandru -- was detained in the forests of Coimbatore by Tamil Nadu Special Task Force, police seized a substantial amount of arms and explosives from him. He has …
  • This Coimbatore revenue officer found dignity in discrimination 10 Nov 2019 19:58 Express News Service Dressed in a crisp sari, and going over her files, one would not believe that R Anandhi,  the chief commissioner with the Income Tax Department, has one dysfunctional hand. An unexpected fever during childhood, infected the Coimbatore …
  • These basketball players in Chennai are passing forward with passion 10 Nov 2019 19:56 Express News Service CHENNAI: The sight of children playing between two cricket stumps is a common one in the city, but the VGP Nagar streets of Velachery sport a different look. An orange ball is dribbled with a ferocious pace and the player easily slips …
  • ELGi gets Deming Prize 10 Nov 2019 14:01 CHENNAI: Coimbatore-based Elgi Equipments Ltd said it has become the first global industrial air compressor manufacturer to be awarded the Deming Prize for excellence in Total Quality Management Jairam Varadaraj, managing director, ELGi Equipments, …
  • Four held for posing as transwomen to extort money in Coimbatore 10 Nov 2019 13:19 By Express News Service COIMBATORE:  The city police arrested four youngsters who had allegedly threatened the public and tried to extort money by posing as transwomen, on Friday. According to the police, the persons were identified as S Aravinda Kumar (25 …
  • Forest Department to capture wild elephant near Pollachi 10 Nov 2019 07:40 The Forest Department has decided to capture a lone tusker that is believed to so far have trampled to death three persons and left one injured in areas near Pollachi in the limits of Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR). Additional Principal Conservator of …
  • Super Singer 7 winner: Punya or Murugan? Here is the answer 10 Nov 2019 07:11 The collage of screen shots taken from two polls over Super Singer 7 result.Screen Shot Who will be the winner of Vijay TV's Super Singer 7? This is the one question that is running in the minds of every fan of the popular reality show. This season, …
  • Super Singer 7 grand finale live: Where to watch Vijay TV's event online? 10 Nov 2019 07:11 Watch Super Singer 7 live online.PR Handout The curtains for Super Singer 7 will be dropped on Sunday, 10 November with the grand finale being held at the Codissa Trade Fair Complex, in Coimbatore. There are five contestants like Punya, Gowtham, Sam-Vishal …
  • Top Maoist trainer arrested by STF near Coimbatore 10 Nov 2019 02:58 The Special Task Force (STF) of the Tamil Nadu police arrested Deepak, aka Chandu, a senior Maoist leader who escaped from the Agali forests in Kerala’s Palakkad district following an encounter on October 28 and 29, from an area close to the Kerala border …
  • Suspected Maoist trainer nabbed near Coimbatore 10 Nov 2019 00:31 Express News Service COIMBATORE: A man suspected to be Deepak alias Chandu, an arms trainer of People’s Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), was detained at a remote tribal village near Anaikatti in Coimbatore district on Saturday by a Tamil Nadu Special Task …
  • Suspected Maoist trainer held near Coimbatore 09 Nov 2019 20:32 Express News Service COIMBATORE: A man suspected to be Deepak alias Chandu, an arms trainer of the People's Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA), was detained at a remote tribal village near Anaikatti in Coimbatore district on Saturday by a Tamil Nadu …
  • Security stepped up across Tamil Nadu in the wake of Ayodhya verdict 09 Nov 2019 12:14 Communally sensitive Coimbatore city came under a security blanket on Saturday morning in view of the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya land dispute. In the city, a total of 1,800 police personnel were deployed in sensitive areas, public places and …
  • Coimbatore man suspected to have been buried alive at flyover construction site 09 Nov 2019 08:15 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: An unidentified 40-year-old man who had been sleeping under the newly constructed flyover at Gandhipuram was suspected to have been buried alive.  The workers allegedly filled the place with red-sand for gardening work …
  • You may never see them again 09 Nov 2019 07:34 “We have just a handful of them left. May be 200 birds,” laments R. Mohammed Saleem. The founder of Environment Conservation Group is referring to the endangered Great Indian Bustard (GIB). Hoping to catch sight of the rare bird, Saleem, and his team of …
  • TTK Prestige Ltd commissions expanded capacity 09 Nov 2019 07:15 TTK Prestige Ltd had completed expansion facilities at its Kinathukadavu, Coimbatore and Karjan, Gujarat facilities for manufacture of stainless steel pressure cookers/kitchenware and the commercial production has commenced. Shares of TTK PRESTIGE LTD. …
  • College girl immolates self after lover denies relationship, succumbs 09 Nov 2019 01:01 By Express News Service TIRUPUR: Two years into a relationship, the world came crashing down on a 21-year-old girl when her lover, with whom she thought of spending her life, snapped their bond in seconds. She immolated herself when she realised that what …
  • Arms found in Maoist camp, Tamil Nadu border on radar 09 Nov 2019 01:01 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The Kerala police have recovered scripts written in Tamil and Chhattisgarhi languages and a huge haul of arms and cash from a Maoist camp after their recent encounter with the extremists at Attapadi forest in Palakkad …
  • Mullappally leaves for Delhi with jumbo list 09 Nov 2019 01:00 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Setting the stage for another round of controversy, KPCC president Mullappally Ramachandran has left for Delhi with a jumbo list ahead of the organisational revamp. Immediately after he left, Vadakara MP K Muraleedharan registered his …
  • Sobha net profit increases 9 pc to Rs 67 crore in Sept quarter 08 Nov 2019 16:04 New Delhi, Nov 8 () Realty firm Sobha Ltd on Friday reported a 9 per cent increase in its consolidated net profit to Rs 67 crore for the second quarter of the current financial year. Its net profit had stood at Rs 61.4 crore in the year-ago period. Total …
  • Tamil Nadu, a Protestant pastor arrested, accused of burning Hindu gods 08 Nov 2019 09:21 The half-destroyed images were found in the church enclosure of the Rev.  John Britto, near Coimbatore.  The complaint came from a neighbor who alerted the Hindu radicals.  Sajan K George: "More and more often extremists are venting violence on …
  • Three complaints of impersonation in medical entrance exam: CBI to HC 08 Nov 2019 06:37 Image Source : FILE Three complaints of impersonation in medical entrance exam: CBI to HC The CBI informed the Madras High Court on Thursday that it had received three complaints -- two from Tamil Nadu and one from Kerala -- related to impersonation in the …
  • School children addicted to chewing tobacco 08 Nov 2019 02:33 Express News Service COIMBATORE: A teacher at a government-aided school in Saibaba colony, three weeks ago, walked into the Class-XI, only to find the place reeking of alcohol. One of the students had shown up to school quite drunk. The livid teacher sent …
  • Now, Chennai-Jaffna flights for less than Rs 4,000 from Nov 11 08 Nov 2019 02:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Alliance Air will now be flying to Jaffna and back, from November 11, with fares less than Rs 4,000. The Chennai to Jaffna fare will cost Rs 3,990 plus applicable government taxes and levies. Similarly, the return fare …
  • Swindler who masqueraded as IPS officer held 08 Nov 2019 02:33 By Express News Service THRISSUR: In a major achievement for the city police, a youth who masqueraded as an IPS officer and got involved in various financial frauds, finally landed in the police net on Thursday. The special team of police under Thrissur …
  • Govt. response sought on plea to demolish religious structures 08 Nov 2019 01:49 The Madras High Court on Thursday sought to know the response of the State government to a public interest litigation (PIL) petition seeking a direction to demolish all temples, churches, mosques and other such religious structures constructed on public …
  • West zone police ban protests after meeting DGP 08 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The city police have announced that protests and rallies in the city are prohibited until further notice following a review meeting held under the Director General of Police Jalad K Tripathy on Thursday. The move comes …
  • 3 plaints of NEET fraud: CBI 08 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Central Bureau of Investigation told the Madras High Court on Thursday that its Chennai zone has received two complaints from Chennai and one from Kochi alleging impersonation in NEET. The complaints from Chennai had …
  • Supreme Court: No hard rule of not awarding death based on circumstantial evidence 08 Nov 2019 00:05 Supreme Court of India The death sentence can be awarded even in cases where the evidence is only circumstantial, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, as it dismissed the review petition of a man convicted and sentenced to death for raping and murdering a …
  • BJP aims for foothold in Tamil Nadu through local body polls 07 Nov 2019 21:30 It is learnt that the NDA and the ruling AIADMK may agree on a 50-50 seat-sharing formula for the about 1.25 lakh seats and the BJP is looking to get at least 15 per cent seats from the NDA’s share. The BJP is looking to get a foothold in Tamil Nadu …
  • High-end PET-CT scan unveiled at GRH for free access by poor patients 07 Nov 2019 10:55 Express News Service MADURAI: Government Rajaji Hospital (GRH), on Wednesday, became the first government hospital in Tamil Nadu to house the  Positron Emission Tomography - Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scan that is known for its precision in diagnosis of …
  • DRI seizes over 30 kg of gold from passengers at Tiruchirappalli airport 07 Nov 2019 10:17 Image Source : PTI DRI seizes over 30 kg of gold from passengers at Tiruchirappalli airport  The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence sleuths on Wednesday seized over 30 kilograms of gold from 130 passengers at Tiruchirappalli International     Airport upon …
  • Supreme Court upholds death penalty in Coimbatore rape-murder case 07 Nov 2019 09:57 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea filed by a death row convict seeking review of its verdict affirming capital punishment imposed on him for "horribly" gangraping a minor girl and later killing her along with her brother …
  • Supreme Court reconfirms death penalty in Coimbatore rape and murder case 07 Nov 2019 07:08 'In view of the majority judgement, the review petition stands dismissed in its entirety,' the bench said. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea filed by a death row convict seeking review of its verdict affirming capital …
  • SC dismisses review plea of man sent to death in Coimbatore siblings murder case 07 Nov 2019 06:56 On August 1, the apex court upheld the death penalty awarded to Manoharan by a 2:1 judgment, saying the “crime was cold blooded” and “it is unlikely that the Appellant, if set free, would not be capable of committing such a crime yet again”. The Supreme …
  • This Tamil Nadu NGO is set to train 5 lakh government school students in 'Kai Silambam' martial arts 07 Nov 2019 06:01 Express News Service MADURAI: With an aim to equipping the children with self-defence skills, an NGO is set to train 5 lakh students from government schools in the state on 'Kai Silambam' (a form of martial art). The training sessions for students …
  • 2010 Coimbatore rape-murder case: SC dismisses review plea of death row convict Manoharan 07 Nov 2019 06:01 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a plea filed by a death row convict seeking review of its verdict affirming capital punishment imposed on him for "horribly" gangraping a minor girl and later killing her along with her …
  • Over 30kg Gold Seized From 130 Passengers At Tiruchirappalli Airport 06 Nov 2019 22:24 Passengers were found to be carrying over 30kg of gold in various forms (Representational) Tiruchirappalli: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence officers on Wednesday seized over 30 kilograms of gold from 130 passengers at Tiruchirappalli International …
  • Chief Minister inaugurates first PET Scan at a government hospital in Madurai 06 Nov 2019 13:59 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami inaugurated Tamil Nadu’s first Positron Emission Tomography - Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scan to be used at a government hospital, at the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai, here on Wednesday via video- …
  • When Aradhana blazed the screens 50 years ago 06 Nov 2019 12:37   It was an eventful year for sure. It was in 1969 when man walked on the moon for the first time. It was also the release of the Beatles’ album, Abbey Road, which was in a way the last lap before the Fab Four split a year later. Woodstock, the music …
  • Samsung reports record TV sales in India this festive season 06 Nov 2019 07:05 Samsung reported increased sales of its premium TVs this festival season in India. This Diwali, sales of QLED TVs for Samsung grew 3-fold compared to the festive season in 2018, while sales of its UHD TVs doubled from the year-earlier period. In the …
  • Rs 10 coin has little favour among traders in Tamil Nadu 06 Nov 2019 06:58 Express News Service COIMBATORE: Orders from the Reserve Bank of India notwithstanding, a few traders and shopkeepers continue to turn down the Rs 10 coin from customers. While the apex bank has also appealed to the public not to believe such rumours and …
  • Government dispatches fibre boat to ferry villagers after Lingapuram bridge submersion 06 Nov 2019 06:58 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Nearly a month after the bridge connecting Lingapuram to four other villages was submerged in the floodwater of the Kanthayaru river, relief comes only in the form of a fibre boat being added to the fleet of coracles put …
  • Ex-AIADMK leader V K Sasikala's assets worth Rs 1,600 crores attached 06 Nov 2019 04:48 She has been questioned by tax officials in connection with this case in the past. New Delhi: The Income Tax Department has attached "benami" assets worth Rs 1,600 crore belonging to VK Sasikala, an aide to former Tamil Nadu chief minister J …
  • I-League 2019-20 fixtures: 7 PM starts are back, Kolkata Derby and other dates revealed 05 Nov 2019 20:23 I-League 2019-20 fixtures promises quite a few exciting contests at Salt Lake stadium. (File Photo) I-League 2019-20 fixtures are out. An early draft of the matches has been released. 7 PM starts are back for the first time and a direct face off is on the …
  • Scoot’s flights now connect Coimbatore-Singapore daily 05 Nov 2019 17:02 Scoot, the low-cost service of the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group, has commenced operations on the Coimbatore-Singapore route starting October 27. With the commencement of the non-stop daily flights between Coimbatore and Singapore, Scoot’s services would …
  • Greaves Cotton to acquire remaining 18.77% stake in EV maker Ampere 05 Nov 2019 15:36 Greaves Cotton Limited has proposed to acquire the remaining 18.77 per cent stake in electric-vehicle maker Ampere by making an additional investment of Rs 60 crore. Having acquired a majority stake in August 2018, Greaves currently holds an 81.23 per cent …
  • Samsung witnesses strong sales of large screen TVs 05 Nov 2019 11:21 Gurugram, Nov 5 (IANS) Samsung on Tuesday announced that the company has witnessed strong sales of its premium televisions this festival season, three times more than 2018, as consumers upsized to larger screen TVs and upgraded with new QLED technology and …
  • HC to monitor CBI probe into Pollachi sexual abuse case 05 Nov 2019 02:03 The Madras High Court on Monday decided to commence monitoring the probe into the Pollachi sexual abuse issue, related to luring of many women into sexual relationships for the purpose of blackmailing them. The decision was taken after Central Bureau of …
  • Sasikala’s assets attached under Benami Act 05 Nov 2019 00:57 Properties worth about ₹1,600 crore, said to belong to ousted AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala, have been provisionally attached under the provisions of the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, Income Tax department sources said on Monday. The nine properties …
  • Just 48 in Tamil Nadu cleared NEET without coaching 05 Nov 2019 00:47 Express News Service CHENNAI: Holding that unequal have been treated equally in the NEET for admission in medical courses and the results would speak for themselves, a division bench of the Madras High Court has suggested to the Central government to take …
  • ADB to give USD 451 mn for Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor power links 04 Nov 2019 16:18 New Delhi, Nov 4 () The Asian Development Bank on Monday said it will provide a USD 451 million (about Rs 3,200 crore) loan to strengthen power connectivity between the southern and northern parts of the Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC) in …
  • Visit Malaysia 2020 Launched: What's in it for Indian Tourists? 04 Nov 2019 11:09 By Lee Kah WhyeSingapore, Nov 4 (ANI): With an ambitious target of 30 million tourist arrivals and tourist receipts of USD24 billion next year, Malaysian tourism officials have been busy promoting its fifth Visit Malaysia Year (VM2020) in various Asian …
  • Laughter Yoga: A prescription to laugh 04 Nov 2019 09:34 Would you laugh if there was nothing to laugh about? The majority wouldn’t but Dr Madan Kataria, the founder of Laughter Yoga, believes that you should. Not only that he also travels around the world conducting sessions where he makes people laugh without …
  • Elephant etiquette for humans 04 Nov 2019 09:06 “In Nepal, they now have a new way of driving elephants away from human habitation. They keep piglets, which they squeeze when the elephant approaches. When they squeal, the pachyderm moves away.” I stare incredulously at BA Daniel and R Marimuthu, who …
  • Auto component major Mahle Group to step up investments in India 04 Nov 2019 06:08 MUMBAI: The Indian government’s push on localisation of electric and low-emission vehicles in India has seen the €12.6 billion auto component major Mahle Group committing to invest more in joint ventures (JVs), new products and plant expansion. Mahle Group …
  • Monsoon scuttles plans to desilt Achankulam Lake 04 Nov 2019 05:18 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Earlier it was fund crunch, and now it's the monsoon that is going to scuttle the plans to desilt the Achankulam Lake. The Water Resource Organization (WRO) of the Public Works Department (PWD) replied to a …
  • Spider Robot extends helping hand to manual scavengers 04 Nov 2019 02:31 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The internet is awash with posts about activists who occasionally get their hands dirty. Rarely do people mention about manual scavengers who get their bodies covered in filth. On Sunday, Municipal Administration …
  • Tale of two tragedies: Bane of banners and killing fields of borewells 04 Nov 2019 01:10 Express News Service Banners and borewells have sunk Tamil Nadu into a state of despair. Two recent accidents caused by irresponsible conduct that is loaded with apathy and topped with negligence, sparked off an outrage that even reached the courtroom. As …
  • Restoring heritage one brick at a time 03 Nov 2019 07:57 The idea of preserving the built heritage of the city has gained impetus over the past few years. But, the government has only taken baby steps so far in protecting public buildings. There is a long way to go in scaling up conservation efforts, which …
  • No automatic touchpads, swimmers protest against ‘rigged results’ 03 Nov 2019 04:28 Controversy prevailed at the All India Inter-University swimming meet at the Lovely Professional University (LPU) in Jalandhar when Likith SP, a multiple Khelo India gold medalist, stood atop the starting block and held up a poster which read: “I would …
  • Will they reap what they sow? 03 Nov 2019 02:15 By Express News Service CHENNAI : With Tamil Nadu enacting a law on contract farming, farmers and economists say that the State Government would do well to anticipate and address the array of issues that may arise with the move. Although the law has its …
  • Tamil Nadu inks pact with German bank for 2,713 eco-friendly buses 03 Nov 2019 00:46 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday signed an agreement with KfW, German Development Bank, for purchasing 2,713 buses for State transport corporations. Under the project of “Climate-friendly Modernization of Buses in …
  • This TN college is promoting ink pen among students to fight plastic menace 02 Nov 2019 19:03 Express News Service COIMBATORE: My two fingers on a typewriter have never connected with my brain. My hand on a pen does. A fountain pen, of course. Ball-point pens are only good for filling out forms on a plane... Now, Graham Greene (1904-91), the …
  • What is Tamil Nadu’s contract farming law? 02 Nov 2019 19:00 The story so far: Tamil Nadu has become the first State to enact a law on contract farming, based on the lines of a model legislation put out by the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare in May 2018. Called the Tamil Nadu Agricultural Produce and …
  • Save my dog, take care of my dog: TN Woman commits suicide after being told to get rid of pet 02 Nov 2019 09:20 Image Source : AP TN Woman commits suicide after being told to get rid of pet (Representational Image) "Save my dog, take care of my dog" read the suicide note written by a woman in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, who hung herself after being asked to …
  • In tandem with the environment 02 Nov 2019 06:57 Nothing screams GREEN than bicycling and for the eco-conscious Coimbatoreans, PK Kumar brings some hope. He is part of a global network of Bicycle Mayors that is pushing for the bicycle as an affordable, accessible and a clean transport alternative to …
  • Miles to go for this waste collector 02 Nov 2019 02:41 Express News Service KOCHI: By 7am, Mahesh Periyaswamy Shanmugam is out collecting waste from households in and around Vaduthala. The taxing job keeps him busy till 3pm, which would have left him exhausted by then. And, to finish the chores on time, Mahesh …
  • Told To Get Rid Of Pet Dog, Tamil Nadu Woman Allegedly Commits Suicide 01 Nov 2019 15:33 Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu: Kavitha committed suicide by hanging from a fan in her room (Representational) Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu: Upset over being told by her father to part with her pet dog, whose continuous barking annoyed neighbours, a 24-year-old woman …
  • India's NIA conducts more raids linked to Sri Lanka attacks 01 Nov 2019 09:30 (MENAFN - Colombo Gazette) India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out searches at six locations in Tamil Nadu today in connection with the alleged plot by an ISIS-inspired group to murder leaders of Hindu organisations in the ISIS …
  • Coimbatore’s iconic Annapoorna to be star of a documentary 01 Nov 2019 08:37 If there is one thing that everyone in Coimbatore has done at some point, it is crunching their way through Annapoorna’s ghee roast. Or punching holes with their fingers into golden crisp pooris and seeing steam curl up from within, before wolfing them …
  • Terror probe: NIA raids at Coimbatore, Trichy & Nagapattinam 01 Nov 2019 00:12 National Investigation Agency (NIA) officials today carried out searches at the houses of two persons in Coimbatore in connection with a terror probe. According to reports, raids were also conducted in Trichy and near Nagoor in Nagapattinam district. The …
  • Coimbatore-based Keerakadai going global 31 Oct 2019 16:14 Coimbatore-based e-commerce start-up Keeraikadai.com, which initially started marketing greens locally is set to go global soon with ‘Greeny Dip’ Moringa soup. G Sriram, Chief Executive Officer and founder of Keeraikadai told BusinessLine that the company …
  • Coimbatore Startup Comes Up With Plastic-Free Sanitary Pads 31 Oct 2019 13:17 The duo went on to form "Bliss Natural" which now manufactures plastic-free pads. Coimbatore: Two fashion technology graduates from Coimbatore claim their plastic-free sanitary pads will fully decompose in eight months against the conventional …
  • Flood alert sounded in Nilgiris, water released from Avalanche Dam 31 Oct 2019 13:52 By PTI UDHAGAMANDALAM: A flood alert has been sounded here, following the release of water from the Avalanche Dam and the people living in the low-lying areas hav been asked to move to safer places. Due to incessant rains for the last few days in Nilgiris …
  • Karate teacher arrested for sexual assault of minor girl in Nilgiris 30 Oct 2019 14:22 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The All Women Police Station in Gudalur arrested a 35-year-old Karate teacher for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old minor girl. The man has been identified as Sabu Abraham of Selaivayal near Gudalur, police said. Based …
  • Karate teacher arrested for molesting a minor girl of Nilgiris 30 Oct 2019 12:27 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The All Women Police Station in Gudalur arrested a 35-year-old Karate teacher for assaulting a 16-year-old minor girl following the latter’s complaint that she was molested by the master for the past several months. The …
  • Landslides at three places in Nilgiris 22 Oct 2019 02:19 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Maryland in The Nilgiris was the site of two more landslides on Monday. Only a few days ago, a landslide was reported just 400 metres from the recent one. This is the third landslide in this area in a week. State …
  • Stone Bench Films New movie shooting begun in the Nilgiris 18 Sep 2019 00:50 By Chennaivision in Cinema News September 17, 2019 STONE BENCH FILMS FROM THE MAKERS OF “MEYAADHA MAAN & “MERCURY” We are elated to announce that the shooting of our fourth film “Production No.4”, starring the multiple Award winning actor Aishwarya …
  • Flood alert sounded in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris district as Pykara dam brims 05 Sep 2019 14:34 By PTI UDGHAMANDALAMM, TN: With incessant rains lashing the hilly Nilgiris district, all major water bodies are filling up fast and the district administration on Thursday issued a flood alert to those living on the banks of Pykara dam, from where water is …
  • Vulture population on the rise in the Nilgiris 28 Aug 2019 11:39 The population of vultures in the Nilgiris has increased by more than 26 % since 2012, but conservationists and experts who have been monitoring the birds say that major threats, such as deliberate poisoning of cattle carcasses, are still prevalent in the …
  • Restoring the Nilgiris habitat, one acre at a time 24 Aug 2019 16:51 It was six years ago that restoration ecologist Godwin Vasanth Bosco began working on restoring and reintroducing native grasses across the Nilgiris. Being among only a handful of ecologists working on highly degraded habitats in the State, he says that …
  • Invasive plants behind Nilgiris landslides: Madras High Court 24 Aug 2019 02:16 Express News Service COIMBATORE: The aggressive growth of invasive plant species across The Nilgiris was found to have been the reason behind the numerous landslides reported in the district during the recent spell of heavy rain. Based on the results from …
  • India: Timely Co-ordinated response reduces agony of flood affected in Nilgiris 17 Aug 2019 06:00 People of drought-stricken Southern States of India were praying for good monsoon rains. Unfortunately, they received continuous downpour that took away the lives of hundreds of people. The States of Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhrapradesh, …
  • Allocate Rs 1,000 crore for relief works in Nilgiris: MK Stalin 17 Aug 2019 02:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: DMK president MK Stalin urged the State government to allocate Rs 1,000 crore in the first phase for carrying out relief works in the rain-ravaged Nilgiris district. He wrote a letter to Chief Minister Edappadi K …
  • ₹30 cr. for the Nilgiris as immediate assistance 15 Aug 2019 02:02 In view of the loss to infrastructure due to heavy rain, floods and landslips in the Nilgiris, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Wednesday announced ₹30 crore from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) towards immediate relief operations in the …
  • O Panneerselvam Visits Rain-Hit Nilgiris, Loss Put At Rs 199.23 Crore 13 Aug 2019 22:35 Udhagamandalam: Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Tuesday visited the areas affected by recent unprecedented rains in hilly Nilgiris District and said the loss has been estimated at Rs 199.23 crore. The district received heavy rains in …
  • 140 places in Nilgiris district hit by landslides, says Tamil Nadu CM 13 Aug 2019 16:32 Image Source : FILE IMAGE 140 places in Nilgiris district hit by landslides, says Tamil Nadu CM Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday said nearly 140 places in the Nilgiris district have been hit by landslides following torrential downpour. He …
  • Showers take short break in Nilgiris, authorities continue efforts to rescue stranded people 12 Aug 2019 06:17 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Four days on, the body of a 43-year-old man trapped in a landslip following heavy downpour in O Valley in Gudalur in the Nilgiris district has not been traced yet. Meanwhile, the revenue, disaster management, and fire …
  • 5 killed in Nilgiris, Noyyal floods houses in Coimbatore 10 Aug 2019 03:08 By Express News Service COIMBATORE/OOTY: In the past two days, at least five persons were killed in The Nilgiris in separate incidents due to the incessant rainfall. As on Friday morning, the Nilgiris recorded an average rainfall of about 220.51 mm …
  • Five dead due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris 09 Aug 2019 18:07 Image Source : PTI Five dead due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris Four women and a man were killed as the Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu recorded the heaviest rains, with the tourist destination of Avalanche receiving 911 mm in a single day. …
  • 2,500 Evacuated As Heavy Rains Batter Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris District 09 Aug 2019 12:59 The Nilgiris district received a record 91 centimetres of rains over the last 24 hours Chennai: More than 2,500 people have been evacuated in the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu following heavy rains over the last 24 hours. Five people have lost their …
  • Avalanche in Nilgiris records 820 mm rain in a day in Tamil Nadu 08 Aug 2019 21:21 The Avalanche region in the Nilgiris received 820 mm of rain over a 24-hour period till Thursday morning, the highest in Tamil Nadu’s history. With the Nilgiris getting rain since Sunday, a total of 1,717 mm has been recorded in Avalanche alone. Officials …
  • Avalanche in Nilgiris records highest rainfall in Tamil Nadu 08 Aug 2019 13:50 Avalanche, a tourist destination surrounded by rolling landscape in Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu, has received 82 cm rain in the last 24 hours, the highest this season, the weather department said Thursday. The phenomenon is likely to continue, it said, …
  • Water ATMs set up in 70 spots in Nilgiris to quench tourists’ thirst 04 Aug 2019 20:01 Nilgiris District Collector, J. Innocent Divya, said awareness programmes would be conducted from August 10 to sensitise tourists about how to use the water ATMs and to reinforce the message that the Nilgiris was a “plastic-free district”. Action would be …
  • National bartender competition adds colour to monsoon flavour in Nilgiris 21 Jun 2019 21:54 Ooty: The two-day ultimate bartender championship, a national competition, which concluded here at Savoy- IHCL SeleQtions hotel here on Thursday night brought flair to the monsoon. When modern Nilgiris is celebrating its bicentenary and the Savoy hotel has …
  • Shadow Of Love claims Nilgiris Gold Trophy 31 May 2019 14:12 Shadow Of Love (Ashhad Asbar up) won the Nilgiris Gold Trophy, the Chief event of the races held here on Friday (May 31). The winner is owned by Mr. K. Sashabindu Das, Mr. N. Suresh & Mr. K. Vittal and trained by Mandanna. 1. TIGER HILLS PLATE (1,100m …
  • Nilgiris clime highly conducive for ‘passion fruit’ 26 May 2019 00:05  Stating that Nilgiris, especially, the Coonoor slopes proved to be highly suitable for the 'Passion fruit' cultivation, Mr. Shiva Subramanian Samraj, joint director of Horticulture in Nilgiris, said that this fruit plant is a creeper. Coonoor: …
  • Nilgiris Election Result 2019: DMK’s A Raja beat M Thiyagarajan of AIADMK 24 May 2019 09:43
  • Raja romps home in the Nilgiris 23 May 2019 19:33 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s A. Raja emerged a comfortable winner, contesting the Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency seat, garnering 2.05 lakh votes more than his nearest competitor M. Thiyagarajan of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. Counting started …
  • Ex-Telecom Minister A Raja wins Nilgiris seat 23 May 2019 13:29
  • Nilgiris’tea output less than normal 17 May 2019 21:12 Tea producing companies in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, have reported to the Tea Board that their production has fallen in April due to less rains and reduced precipitation in the soil as also a relatively higher …
  • Royal Currency strikes it rich in the Nilgiris Derby Stakes 12 May 2019 13:26 B. Suresh-trained Royal Currency, piloted by A. Imran Khan, claimed the Nilgiris Derby Stakes, the star attraction of the season held here on Sunday (May. 12). The winner is the property of M.A.M. Ramaswamy Chettiar of Chettinad Charitable Trust. Suresh …
  • Castilian lives up to its billing in Nilgiris 2000 Guineas 28 Apr 2019 12:39 Vishal Gaikwad-trained Castilian, ridden by P. Trevor, claimed the Nilgiris 2000 Guineas, the second classic of the season held here on Sunday (April 28). The winner is the property of M/s. Five Stars Shipping Co. Pvt. Ltd. Jockey C. Umesh rode three …
  • Cape Kidnappers wins Nilgiris 1000 Guineas 22 Apr 2019 01:43 Cape Kidnappers (P. Sai Kumar astride) won the Nilgiris 1000 Guineas, the first Classic of the season held here on Sunday (April 21). The winner is the property of M/s. Rajagiri Rubber & Produce Co. Ltd. and trained by Shehzad Abbas. 1. MINI GARDEN …
  • 10 in fray for Nilgiris LS seat 27 Mar 2019 18:43 The nominations of five candidates, including one from the Naam Tamilar Katchi, were rejected by the Returning Officer for Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency and District Collector, J. Innocent Divya. Speaking to reporters here, Ms. Divya said that the …
  • Strawberries cherry-picked from Nilgiris 25 Mar 2019 11:17 The Nilgiris, known for its teas, potatoes, carrots and a range of exotic vegetables, is witnessing farmers going in for strawberries too. Strawberry plants were grown in the Nilgiris, especially in Thambatty area, as early as 100 years ago, says Premnath …
  • Tea production in the Nilgiris till Feb down 9% 22 Mar 2019 15:00 PS Sundar Tea companies in The Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in the South, have reported to the Tea Board that their production in February was 0.71 million kg (mkg) against 0.78 mkg in February 2018, marking a loss of 8.97 per cent. The loss …
  • International award to this tea from the Nilgiris 14 Mar 2019 11:58 Glendale Estate near Coonoor has won the coveted ‘Silver Medal’ in the Global Tea Championship (GTC). “This is the second consecutive year we are wining ‘Silver Medal’ in the GTC. In GTC’s 2019 edition held in the US, the ‘Glendale Twirl’ tea got …
  • Raze 821 illegal buildings on Nilgiris elephant corridor: Amicus curiae 10 Mar 2019 01:06 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Supreme Court-appointed amicus curiae has recommended the sealing and demolition of 821 illegal constructions, except tribal houses, allegedly built within The Nilgiris elephant corridor, notified under the Tamil Nadu …
  • The nilgiris reports 15% more tea production 28 Feb 2019 14:17 Our Correspondent The year 2019 has started on a better note for The Nilgiris tea sector, the largest tea growing district in South India. Tea compnies here have reported to the Tea Board that the production in January 2019 rose to 0.84 mkg from 0.73 mkg …
  • Nilgiris Mountain Railway coaches to get makeover 25 Feb 2019 20:15 The Southern Railway is all set to replace the four-decade-old coaches of its Nilgiris Mountain Railway with a new set of modern stainless steel coaches which will have cushioned seats and large windowpanes to offer travellers a panoramic view throughout …
  • Nilgiris Collector asked report on lease granted for ‘river’ area 17 Feb 2019 00:40 By Express News Service CHENNAI: THE Madras High Court has called for reports from The Nilgiris Collector and Revenue Officer as to under what circumstances, leases were granted to individuals on a land in Coonoor taluk, which according to records is …
  • Madras HC directs Nilgiris Collector to remove waterbody encroachments 19 Jan 2019 02:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has directed The Nilgiris Collector to remove encroachments on water bodies in the district. Justice S M Subramaniam gave the directive while disposing of a batch of writ petitions, pending for 14 …
  • Ramya Reddy’s ode to the Nilgiris 16 Jan 2019 18:54 Travel is an answer to most questions and dilemmas that we leave unanswered and unattended. Imagine being so inspired by a trip or stay at a particular place that you let it stir the wheels of your life for you? Well, that is exactly what happened in …
  • Nature-laid white carpet too good to resist in The Nilgiris 12 Jan 2019 02:21 Express News Service COONOOR: The Nilgiris is presently wearing the typical winter countenance but with an unusually prolonged and dense frost spread. “This is the first occasion in my lifetime I am seeing so dense frost and that too, almost every early …
  • Nilgiris tea production up 2.5% in 2018 11 Jan 2019 15:57 Tea companies in The Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, have reported to the Tea Board that their production in calendar 2018 had risen 2.52 per cent over 2017. December 2018 was a better cropping month in The Nilgiris because of …
  • Ideal weather strengthens tea output in Nilgiris 29 Nov 2018 14:32 Tea plantations in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, have informed the Tea Board that production in October was up 12.84 per cent as compared with that of October 2017. Good rainfall and adequate hours of sunshine led to better …
  • Nilgiris tea production rises 13% in Oct 29 Nov 2018 13:52 Tea plantations in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, have informed the Tea Board that production in October was up 12.84 per cent as compared with that of October 2017. Good rainfall and adequate hours of sunshine led to better …
  • Nilgiris’ Q3 tea production down 17% 17 Oct 2018 15:10 Tea production in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, has fallen compared to last year. Tea companies in the district have informed the Tea Board that in September their production dropped to 1.23 million kg (mkg) from 1.49 mkg …
  • Ooty accident: Car plunges into Nilgiris gorge; 5 tourists killed, 2 found alive after 48 hours 04 Oct 2018 17:51 Representational imageYouTube Screengrab A car which fell down the Ooty-Kalhatty ghat road on Monday morning was found on Wednesday afternoon with two out of the seven travellers alive.  An initial inquiry suggested that the driver of the car lost control …
  • 48 hours after car slipped into Nilgiris gorge and killed five, two finally rescued 04 Oct 2018 02:09 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: For over 48 hours, two men lay trapped with the bodies of their five friends in the mangled remains of a car that slipped into a gorge on Kalhatti-Masinagudi Ghat Road in Nilgiris, until they were rescued on Wednesday.   …
  • Nilgiris deputy tahsildar dies of suspected swine flu 02 Oct 2018 02:23 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: A deputy tahsildar from Nilgiris district died of suspected H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, attack at Coimbatore Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Monday evening. Abdul Rahman, a native of Mettupalayam, who …
  • Leptospirosis: preventive measures stepped up in the Nilgiris 10 Sep 2018 16:00 The Health Department is taking steps to control the spread of leptospirosis, after two people from the Nilgiris were confirmed to have been infected with leptospira bacteria recently. Deputy Director of Health Services S. Porkudi told The Hindu that since …
  • British couple on honeymoon hires special train to Nilgiris 01 Sep 2018 10:42 — By PTI | Sep 01, 2018 03:33 pm Coimbatore: A young couple from England became the first to charter the special train, introduced by Southern Railway, for a one-way trip from Mettupalayam to Udhagamandalam, to spend their honeymoon in the hills. Graham …
  • Floods and rains brighten the tea prospects in the Nilgiris! 28 Aug 2018 16:40 The floods in Kerala and parts of Tamil Nadu covering Valparai have caused a shortfall in the supply of tea from these regions and to that extent increased the demand for the teas at Coonoor Tea Trade Association. “We have been noticing an increase in the …
  • Higher tea production in the Nilgiris 17 Aug 2018 14:44 The Nilgiris received good rains in July helping increased harvest of green leaf and hence the manufacture of black tea. Tea Companies have now informed the Tea Board that their production in July rose to 1.38 million kg (mkg) from 1.21 mkg in July 2017, …
  • Tamil Nadu: Illegal resorts located on Nilgiris elephant corridor sealed 12 Aug 2018 14:48 By PTI COIMBATORE: Nineteen resorts constructed on the elephant corridor in Nilgiris district were sealed by the authorities today in compliance with a Supreme Court order directing a crackdown on illegal structures in the area. The process of sealing 27 …
  • Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve: Where jumbos can walk free again 12 Aug 2018 03:21 When revenue officials in the Nilgiris ordered the management of Glanton Inn, one of 27 illegal resorts in the buffer zone of the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR), to pull down hoardings outside the hotel on Friday, it was the culmination of an almost eight- …
  • Supreme Court cracks the whip: Close 27 resorts along elephant path in the Nilgiris 10 Aug 2018 00:41 A herd in the Telalia wetlands of Meghalaya. There were incidents of elephant deaths in rail or road accidents or by electrocution. (Photo AP/ Representational) The Supreme Court Thursday ordered closure of 27 resorts allegedly encroaching upon …
  • SC: Seal 27 resorts in Nilgiris within 48 hours 09 Aug 2018 22:38 NEW DELHI: Cracking whip on resort owners who have illegally constructed hotels and restaurants in the picturesque Nilgiris mountains in Tamil Nadu on protected land of elephant corridor, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed the state to seal 27 resorts …
  • SC asks TN to seal 11 resorts on Nilgiris elephant corridor within 48 hrs 09 Aug 2018 11:00 The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Tamil Nadu government to seal or close down within 48 hours 11 resorts and hotels constructed on the elephant corridor of Nilgiris in violation of law. A Bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur directed the owners …
  • Supreme Court asks Tamil Nadu to seal 11 resorts on Nilgiris elephant corridor within 48 hours 09 Aug 2018 08:20 The Supreme Court today directed the Tamil Nadu government to seal or close down within 48 hours 11 resorts and hotels constructed on the elephant corridor of Nilgiris in violation of law. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur directed the owners of the …
  • Nilgiris h1 tea output down 3% 18 Jul 2018 14:40 The Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, received good rains in June helping increased harvest of green leaf and hence the manufacture of black tea. Tea Companies in the district have informed the Tea Board that their production in …
  • For a slice of exotica: from broccoli to zucchini, exotic crops charm Nilgiris farmers 09 Jul 2018 07:56 For M. Kari, a farmer at Kookalthorai area in the Nilgiris, cultivation of broccoli and iceberg lettuce for the past 10 years has meant an assured income from agriculture. On his four-acre farm, he grows carrot, beetroot and also some varieties of exotic …
  • After wooing world with 'Chaiyya, Chaiyya', Nilgiris Mountain Railways eyeing more tourist attractions 06 Jul 2018 19:46 The train service is a major tourist attraction as it winds its way through picturesque valleys and has been accorded World Heritage Status by UNESCO. The heritage Nilgiris Mountain Railway (NMR), operating the popular mountain train services to the famous …
  • Death toll in Nilgiris bus mishap rises to nine 16 Jun 2018 01:14 By PTI COIMBATORE: The death toll in the bus mishap in the hilly Nilgiris district went up to nine today with two more people succumbing to injuries. Seven passengers were killed and 27 others injured, some of them seriously, when the bus fell into the 500 …
  • Ban on 17 types of plastics comes into force in Nilgiris 13 Jun 2018 01:20 Ooty: With the gazette notification completed, a ban on 17 types of plastic products and two types of paper cups, has come into force in Nilgiris district. Provision for heavy fines for violations has been made in the order. While the announcement made by …
  • Tourist bus topples in Nilgiris district, two dead  27 May 2018 01:05 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Two passengers died and several others injured after a private tourist bus that was on its way to Bengaluru from Ooty went off the road near Frog Hills in Nilgiris district on Saturday night.  The bus carrying 29 …
  • Tea output in the Nilgiris 9.11% less than normal 22 May 2018 16:06 Tea production was below the normal level in the Nilgiris in the first four months of current calendar going by the five-year mean. The tea companies produced 4.09 mkg against 4.91 mkg in the corresponding period last year, marking a decline of 16.71 per …
  • Nilgiris bought-leaf factories shut shop over pricing issue 11 May 2018 17:05 Tea factories in the small-scale sector, popularly called bought-leaf factories, in the Nilgiris have closed operations from Thursday. They say the price of green leaf set by the Tea Board is unviable. “The Tea Board has fixed the price of green leaf we …
  • Nilgiris Q1 tea output down 19 Apr 2018 01:58 The setback witnessed in tea production in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, in January and February continued in March as well. The production was below the normal level as measured by the five-year mean for the month and the …
  • Nilgiris tea output below normal this year 31 Mar 2018 22:30 The setback witnessed in tea production in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, in January continued in February as well. The production was below the normal level as measured by the five-year mean for the month and period. Tea …
  • Steam Locomotive Back On Nilgiris Mountain Railway After 5 Years 31 Mar 2018 21:40 Coimbatore:  After five years, a train hauled by a steam locomotive today began its run from Mettupalayam to Coonoor in the Nilgiris Mountain Railway (NMR) section, official sources said. The "Heritage Steam Voyage" of the summer special train, …
  • Steam locomotive back on Nilgiris Mountain Railway after five years 31 Mar 2018 20:27
  • Nilgiris tea industry begins 2018 with production loss 09 Feb 2018 11:45 The year 2018 has begun on a setback for the tea producers in the Nilgiris as production in the opening month has fallen below January 2017 levels and the normal as measured by the five-year mean for the month. Tea companies in the district have reported …
  • Nilgiris tea output up 29% in 2017 27 Jan 2018 07:49 Coonoor, January 26:   Tea producing companies in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in the South, have informed the Tea Board that their production in calendar 2017 has increased by 28.81 per cent over 2016. This happened because they produced …
  • Bengaluru's first iconicdepartment store Nilgiris to relocate 09 Jan 2018 20:34 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Jan 10 2018, 1:49 IST Nilgiris shop at MG Road in Bangalore on Saturday. Photo by B K JanardhanThe Nilgiris store on Brigade Road The first Nilgiris supermarket, a well-known landmark on Brigade Road, will move out of the space …
  • Tour of Nilgiris: 128 cyclists reach Mysuru 11 Dec 2017 06:34 MYSURU: THE 10th edition of the Tour of Nilgiris (TfN), the annual tour of RideACycle Foundation, with 128 cyclists reached Mysuru on Sunday morning. The famous tour, which has attracted celebrity cyclists, was flagged off from Bengaluru earlier. The …
  • Cyclists reach Mysuru as part of Tour of Nilgiris 11 Dec 2017 03:21 The Tour of Nilgiris (TfN), an annual cycle expedition passing through Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, brought 128 cyclists to Mysuru on Sunday evening. The cyclists, who set out from Bengaluru on Sunday morning, pedalled through 167 km of National …
  • Nilgiris planters seek action against tea adulteration 28 Sep 2017 18:01 Coonoor, September 28:   Nilgiri planters have urged the Tea Board and district administration to take severe action against rampant adulteration of tea in the picnic spots of the district. “Some unscrupulous retailers are selling packet teas in the market …
  • Rain water enters houses in Nilgiris, Coimbatore districts 18 Sep 2017 11:48 By: PTI | Coimbatore | Published:September 18, 2017 4:19 pm Meanwhile, the administration has declared holiday for schools today in Valparai in this district, following incessant rains for the last two days, government official sources said. ( …
  • Production in Nilgiris blooms on good rains 13 Sep 2017 18:18 Coonoor, September 13:   Tea companies in the Nilgiris have informed the Tea Board that their production in August remained at 9.1-lakh kg – this is the same level as that of last year and the five-year mean for the month due to ample rains. ProductionThe …
  • Tea yield rises in the Nilgiris 16 Aug 2017 19:31 Coonoor, August 16:   Tea productivity has increased in all the agro-climatic zones of The Nilgiris so far this calendar compared to 2016. Tea companies in the district have informed Tea Board that the productivity which is also a measure of the field …
  • Hallucinogenic mushroom blooms in the Nilgiris 30 Jul 2017 11:45
  • Nilgiris H1 tea output up 44% 12 Jul 2017 20:38 Coonoor, July 11:   Tea production in The Nilgiris, the largest tea producing district in the South, has increased by 43.76 per cent in the first half of current calendar over the same period of 2016. Tea companies in the district have informed the Tea …
  • White tiger spotted in Nilgiris? No big deal 09 Jul 2017 20:32 Well, the jury on that is out now, and the verdict is - no big deal. It could be just an instance of an aberrant genetic mutation, say experts.  Last week, a lone white tiger was spotted in the Nilgiris in south India. It had caused great excitement, as …
  • ‘White tiger’ spotted in the Nilgiris 08 Jul 2017 13:04 A rare ‘white tiger’ with a pale skin color has been spotted for the first time in the Nilgiris by a wildlife photographer, arousing interest among conservationists and forest officials on whether it is a true genetic mutant. Photographer Nilanjan Ray from …
  • ‘White tiger’ in the Nilgiris is a first 06 Jul 2017 01:56 A rare ‘white tiger’ with a pale skin color has been spotted for the first time in the Nilgiris by a wildlife photographer, arousing interest among conservationists and forest officials on whether it is a true genetic mutant. Photographer Nilanjan Ray from …
  • Another Death At Jayalalithaa's Nilgiris Estate, Accountant Found Hanging 04 Jul 2017 04:58 Udhagamandalam:  In yet another death of a person connected with former Tamil Nadu chief minister Jayalalithaa's Kodanadu estate, an accountant was found hanging at his home near Udhagamandalam on Monday, police said. 28-year-old Dinesh Kumar was found …
  • Future Group plans to overhaul retail chain Nilgiris 21 Jun 2017 20:30 Bengaluru: Three years after buying supermarket chain Nilgiris, an iconic brand and early mover in organized retail in the southern part of the country, Kishore Biyani’s Future Group has embarked on an exercise to transform it to appeal to younger …
  • Shivalik Showers wins Nilgiris Gold Cup 28 May 2017 12:21 M/s. G. Shewakramani, Vikram Singh & Kishore M. Dingra's Shivalik Showers, ridden by A Imran Khan, won the Nilgiris Gold Cup (1,600m), the stellar attraction of the races held here on Sunday (May 28). The winner is trained by J.McKeown. …
  • Nilgiris tea factories bag awards 18 May 2017 18:31 Coonoor, May 18:   Two bought-leaf factories, based in Aravenu of Nilgiris, bagged prizes at the Golden Leaf India Award contest of Tea Board and United Planters’ Association of Southern India (UPASI). Vigneshwar Estate Tea Factory won all the five titles …
  • Research site threatens wetland in the Nilgiris 18 May 2017 05:28 A research site threatens a prime wetland ecosystem in Udhagamandalam after the research wing of the Tamil Nadu Biodiversity Conservation and Greening Project planted around 3,000 eucalyptus trees in Aramby reserve forest, near RC Colony, in the Nilgiris …
  • Chief Of Command bags Nilgiris Derby Stakes 07 May 2017 11:31 Chief Of Command ridden by Akshay Kumar won the Nilgiris Derby Stakes (1,600m), the star attraction of the races held here on Sunday (May 7). The winner is owned by M. A. M. Ramaswamy Chettiar of Chettinad Charitable Trust and trained by R. Foley. …
  • Nilgiris police looking for clues from Sasikala, Dhinakaran for Kodanad case 06 May 2017 01:00 (File Photo | EPS/Anwar Basha) Heavy police security in front of Kodanad estate of late Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa following the murder of a security guard. COIMBATORE: THE Nilgiris District Police are exploring legal possibilities for contacting …
  • Call to preserve habitat of Great Indian Hornbills in the Nilgiris 02 May 2017 16:05 With the breeding season of the Great Indian Hornbill (Buceros bicornis) almost at an end this year, the need to preserve what’s left of its habitat in the Nilgiris has never been greater. Researchers said that the bird’s prime nesting grounds are located …
  • Chief Of Command lifts Nilgiris 2000 Guineas 30 Apr 2017 12:15 The R.Foley-trained Chief Of Command (Akshay Kumar up) won the Nilgiris 2000 Guineas, the star event of the races held here on Sunday. The winner is the property of M.A.M. Ramaswamy Chettiar of Chettinad Charitable Trust. MUKURTI PLATE (1,500m), 6-y-o …
  • Security Guard At Jayalalithaa's Nilgiris Estate Found Murdered 24 Apr 2017 04:42 Chennai:  A security guard has been found murdered at former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's sprawling estate in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris district. The guard was found last night at the Kodanad estate of Ms Jayalalithaa, who died in …
  • Windsor Forest wins Nilgiris 1000 Guineas 23 Apr 2017 11:48 Manjri Horse Breeders' Farm Pvt. Ltd's Windsor Forest ridden by A. Imran Khan won the Nilgiris 1000 Guineas, the first classic of the season held here on Sunday (April 23). P. Shroff trains the winner. MANJUR PLATE (1,200m), maiden 3-y-o only ( …
  • Cerrado appeals most in the Nilgiris 1000 Guineas 22 Apr 2017 12:04 The Mumbai challenger Cerrado, who is in fine nick as evidenced by her mock race, has an edge over her rivals in the Nilgiris 1000 Guineas (1,400m), the first classic of the season to be held here on Sunday (April 23). 1. MANJUR PLATE (1,200m), maiden 3-y- …
  • Rains perk up tea estates in Nilgiris 21 Apr 2017 16:31 Coonoor, April 21:   Tea growing regions in the Nilgiris received “useful” showers on Thursday night and in the wee hours of Friday. According to Nilgiris Collector P Sankar, Kodanad recorded the highest rainfall in the district of 59 mm in the 24 hours …
  • Nilgiris q1 tea out put up 6.03% 20 Apr 2017 16:43 Coonoor, April 20:   Helped by useful spread of rains, tea production in the Nilgiris, was higher in March. Tea companies have reported to Tea Board that their production in March rose to 1.35 million kg (mkg) from 1.01 mkg in March 2016. This increase of …
  • DROUGHT-TAMIL NADU: A bitter harvest for farmers in Nilgiris 10 Apr 2017 17:48 Combatore, April 10:   V Pandian, a vegetable grower at Ketti Pallada in the Nilgiris, recalled the wild buffalo intrusion on his farmland around mid-March. “A herd of 30 or so wild buffaloes trampled on the half-acre plot in which carrot shoots had …
  • Tommy Joe Shultz 13 Nov 2019 05:08 SALEM – Tommy Joe Shultz, 37 died at 11:46 p.m. Saturday, November 9, 2019 at the Cleveland Clinic. He was born July 3, 1982 in Ravenna, son of Sherry A. (Henderson) Shultz and the late William R. Shultz. Tommy worked as a welder for nine years at Winkle …
  • All-EBC Football 2019 13 Nov 2019 05:07 Player of the Year — C. J. Greiner — Marlington Coach of the Year — Seth Whiting — Alliance FIRST TEAM Player School Gr. Braidyn Hartsoe Alliance 11 Andrew Datz Alliance 11 Jeff Talbert Alliance 12 Nick Oldfield Alliance 12 J’Dynn Seals Alliance 12 Dylan …
  • David Glenn Feavel 13 Nov 2019 04:46 David Glenn Feavel, 72, of Sanford, N.C. passed away peacefully, after a very short illness, with his family by his side, Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford. David was born April 6, 1947, in Cook County, Ill., to the late Glenn …
  • Coast Guard football coach Bill George to retire following Saturday's season-finale 13 Nov 2019 04:22 NEW LONDON, Conn. (Tribune News Service) — He has been the head football coach at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy for the past 21 seasons and recollections of that time have flooded back to Bill George's mind in waves of joy the last few days and weeks. …
  • Big weekend carries UAA’s Vanessa Hayes to weekly volleyball honor 13 Nov 2019 04:14 Vanessa Hayes, who piled up 36 kills in two matches last week for the UAA volleyball team, is the player of the week in the Great Northwest Athletic Conference. Hayes, a senior from Salem, Oregon, turned in her big week against two Oregon teams. She …
  • Trans Machine Technologies Acquires Assets of Wright Metal... 13 Nov 2019 04:09 The deal creates fully integrated metal subtractive and additive manufacturing solutions for North American customers. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (PRWEB) November 12, 2019 Trans Machine Technologies (TMT) CEO, Barry Leonard, is seeing his dream to create a …
  • In Salem, Veterans Day keynote speaker highlights soldiers’ sacrifices 13 Nov 2019 03:57 Elected officials and over 100 residents thanked and honored the city’s veterans in Salem High School auditorium on Monday. The national holiday falls on what nations across the globe call “Armistice Day,” the formal end to World War 1. The end of the war …
  • Thiem Topples Djokovic In Thriller, Federer Wins; Nadal v Medvedev Wed At ATP Finals 13 Nov 2019 03:56 Thiem Topples Djokovic In Thriller, Federer Wins; Nadal v Medvedev Wed At ATP Finals After a stunning win in his opener over Roger Federer, Dominic Thiem did one better toppling World No. 1 Novak Djokovic in a thrilling win 6-7(5), 6-3, 7-6(5). Thiem …
  • Salem Media Group Reports Third Quarter Results 13 Nov 2019 03:13
  • Key for Wake Forest: Avoid panic 13 Nov 2019 01:43 WINSTON-SALEM — It wasn’t an ideal situation for Wake Forest in the final minute of its home opener. But at least the Demon Deacons knew what to do, coach Danny Manning said. “Our guys didn’t panic down the stretch,” Manning said, pointing out one of the …
  • Waltham actress doubles her debut in 'Quixote Nuevo' at Huntington Theatre 13 Nov 2019 01:17 'Quixote Nuevo' moves the action in Miguel Cervantes' famous novel from Spain’s La Mancha region to a Texas border town, from where the mad knight heads out on a cross-desert quest to reunite with his long-ago love. He is he, Don Quixote. And …
  • All-EBC volleyball 13 Nov 2019 00:35 2019 Eastern Buckeye Conference Volleyball All-League Team Player of the Year — Maggie Fellers (Marlington) Coach of the Year — Stephanie Tortola (Marlington) FIRST TEAM Player School Gr Chloe Pasco Alliance 12 Cailyn Bright Carrollton 11 Jillian Fellers …
  • All-EBC soccer 13 Nov 2019 00:35 All-League Team Player of the Year — Luke Johnson (West Branch) Coach of the Year — Skyler McCully (Alliance) FIRST TEAM Player School Gr Nick Deack Alliance 12 Lawyer Penird Alliance 12 Trevor Strata Alliance 12 Trenton Tucker Canton South 12 Talen …
  • Colleges: Anna Maria's Mike Rapoza wastes no time hitting rebounding milestone 13 Nov 2019 00:22 Jennifer Toland Telegram & Gazette Staff @JenTandG Tuesday Nov 12, 2019 at 6:53 PM Anna Maria center Mike Rapoza of Charlton entered the season needing 19 rebounds to become the first AmCats player with 1,000 in his career, and he reached the milestone …
  • Woman struck and killed in pedestrian crosswalk 13 Nov 2019 00:17 SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Police say a 60-year-old woman was struck and killed by a motorist while crossing a Salem street. The Salem Police Department says Josephine Watkins was struck Monday evening as she was crossing Portland Road in a marked crosswalk. She …
  • Courtnee Carter, UNC School Of The Arts Alum, Stars In 'Once On This Island' 12 Nov 2019 23:59 WFAE's Gwendolyn Glenn talks with Broadway actress Courtnee Carter who plays Ti Moune in the musical 'Once On This Island.' The touring production of "Once On This Island" opened Tuesday night at the Belk Theater and runs through Nov. …
  • Elections show thirst for alcohol 12 Nov 2019 23:45 Say you want a fidget spinner. Well, if you have a few bucks for one, then you go buy it. Same goes for a burger. Lots of choices, lots of options. Then, say, you want a mixed drink at your favorite local restaurant. If the town or city in which you live …
  • Days Of Our Lives releases cast from contracts for 'hiatus' 12 Nov 2019 23:02 Days Of Our Lives has terminated the contracts of their entire cast, it has been claimed. On Tuesday TVLine reported that the stars were told not to come back as the soap opera is heading into its hiatus at the end of this month. It is not yet known if the …
  • Nitro Circus’ Action-Packed “You Got This” Tour Is Headed Across North America This Spring 12 Nov 2019 22:36 LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 12, 2019-- As spring temperatures heat up so will the action as Nitro Circus is headed across North America with its explosive ‘You Got This’ tour, and the only way to truly experience it is live. Witness Nitro’s thrill- …
  • El Shorbagy brothers to clash in last 8 12 Nov 2019 22:32 Fans at the Khalifa International Tennis and Squash Complex has something special in store for them today as the El Shorbagy brothers Marwan and Mohamed go head-to-head in quarter-final clash of the PSA World Championship. The El Shorbagy brothers are akin …
  • Wake loses Sunday Okeke for season 12 Nov 2019 22:14   Wake loses Sunday Okeke for season November 12, 2019 By The Associated Press WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Wake Forest says forward Sunday Okeke will miss the rest of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon. Team spokesman Steve Kirkland said Tuesday …
  • New Water Capital Announces Recapitalization of Two Tier III Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Providers 12 Nov 2019 21:54 New Water Capital Announces Recapitalization of Two Tier III Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Providers The combination of DataED and Bestronics creates a global market-leading EMS provider offering scale, geographic flexibility and enhanced …
  • Salem Media Group, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2019 Total Revenue of $64.1 Million 12 Nov 2019 21:52 Salem Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SALM) released its results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2019. Third Quarter 2019 Results For the quarter ended September 30, 2019 compared to the quarter ended September 30, 2018: Consolidated Total …
  • Small line, big accomplishments for Langdon-Edmore-Munich in football 12 Nov 2019 21:18 The Broncos’ starting offensive line averaged 254 pounds; its starting defensive line averaged 244 pounds. The lightest player on either unit was 215 pounds. Lining up opposite Lisbon was Langdon-Edmore-Munich -- average weight 182 pounds on the offensive …
  • Demon Deacons lose ACC receiving leader Surratt to injury 12 Nov 2019 20:49 Times-News Tuesday Nov 12, 2019 at 2:29 PM Demon Deacons lose Surratt to injury Times-News WINSTON-SALEM — Atlantic Coast Conference receiving leader Sage Surratt of Wake Forest is out for the season after suffering an injury Saturday at Virginia Tech. …
  • This Chennai woman unleashes a new joy of giving and sharing via grooming camps 12 Nov 2019 20:46 Express News Service CHENNAI : Fifteen-year-old Banupriya Raj Thilak was walking to her school when she noticed a pale woman with unkempt hair begging near the Perambur railway station. Many pedestrians passed by without paying any heed to the woman, but …
  • Reps probe alleged N-power fraud 12 Nov 2019 20:32 By Tordue Salem, Abuja House of Representatives The House of Representatives has set up an inquiry into allegations of a possible corruption in the N-Power programme of the Federal Government. A motion of Urgent National Importance entitled “Urgent Need to …
  • Top Wake receiver Sage Surratt out for season with injury 12 Nov 2019 20:12 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest receiver Sage Surratt will miss the rest of the season with an unspecified injury that will require surgery. Coach Dave Clawson disclosed the severity of Surratt’s injury Tuesday but did not provide any further …
  • Wake loses Sunday Okeke for season with torn Achilles tendon 12 Nov 2019 19:56 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest says forward Sunday Okeke will miss the rest of the season after tearing his Achilles tendon. Team spokesman Steve Kirkland said Tuesday that Okeke hurt the tendon in his right foot during a victory over Columbia on …
  • First Arab astronaut urges climate protection on Earth 12 Nov 2019 19:25 Witnes­sing Earth and its beauty from space made me realis­e the import­ance of preser­ving it, says Hazzaa al-Mansoo­ri United Arab Emirates astronaut Hazzaa al-Mansoori gives a thumbs up shortly after the landing of the Russian Soyuz MS-12 space capsule …
  • Pedestrian hit, killed while crossing Salem street 12 Nov 2019 07:16 A stretch of Portland Road is closed to traffic by: KOIN 6 News Staff Posted: Nov 11, 2019 / 08:08 PM PST / Updated: Nov 11, 2019 / 10:06 PM PST PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A pedestrian was struck and killed while attempting to cross a Salem street …
  • Salem, Iowa native competing on NBC's "The Voice" 12 Nov 2019 07:12 LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KWQC) -- An Iowa native is shocking America with her enormous voice. Cali Wilson from Salem performs Monday night on NBC's "The Voice" on TV6. She is hoping to earn her spot in the top 13. Wilson stunned America just …
  • Winston-Salem cemetery trying to help veterans, families with sponsorship program 12 Nov 2019 04:19 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A Winston-Salem cemetery is asking local organizations to gift burial plans to veterans and their families. Oaklawn Memorial Gardens hopes a sponsorship program will help families honor …
  • Whole Man Ministries provides homes for homeless veterans in Winston-Salem 12 Nov 2019 04:19 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Veterans who were once homeless now have a place to call their own. Whole Man Ministries of NC Inc., a local ministry aimed at fighting veteran homelessness, has provided permanent housing …
  • Insa Opens Recreational Dispensary in Salem 12 Nov 2019 00:48 SALEM — Insa, a vertically integrated cannabis organization with locations in Springfield and Easthampton, announced the opening of its newest location on Highland Avenue in Salem, near the Lynn town line.  “We are so proud of our team here in Salem,” Insa …
  • Genesis Salem Center hosts Veterans Day luncheon; unveils new wall of honor 11 Nov 2019 23:33 SALEM, W.Va.- Genesis Salem Center held a Veterans Day luncheon Monday afternoon for residents and community members who have served in the military throughout the years. Staff members said these events provide community engagement for the residents. …
  • Billy Flynn and Kate Mansi return to Salem in 'Days of Our Lives' 11 Nov 2019 21:22 Acclaimed actors Billy Flynn and Kate Mansi are returning to Salem on the hit daytime series "Days of Our Lives" on NBC. Flynn and Mansi are reprising their roles as Chad DiMera and Abby Deveraux respectively, which make up the super-couple …
  • Salem resident requests meeting to discuss dilapidated rentals 11 Nov 2019 07:12 SALEM – City resident Karen Carter wants a town meeting with Police Chief J.T. Panezott and housing inspector Dan Rice over rental properties, complaining to council about the negative effects from the run-down rental houses. “We need to act now on this …
  • First reading held on RITA in Salem 11 Nov 2019 05:54 SALEM – City council held first reading Wednesday on a resolution authorizing Mayor John Berlin to enter an agreement to participate in the Regional Income Tax Agency for the administration and collection of the city’s income tax. But the simple reading, …
  • Free car washes for service members at the Salem Car Wash on Veterans Day 11 Nov 2019 04:39 It will run from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine, at 1041 East State Street by: WKBN Staff Posted: Nov 10, 2019 / 09:10 PM EST / Updated: Nov 10, 2019 / 09:11 PM EST SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – There will be free car washes offered to service members …
  • Winston-Salem teen, infant daughter found safe after silver alert issued 10 Nov 2019 18:42 × Winston-Salem teen, infant daughter found safe after silver alert issued UPDATE: They have been found safe, police say.  WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A silver alert has been issued for a missing teen and her 2-month-old daughter. Aalia Jazzlin Casiano, 16, was …
  • Keller @ Large: Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll On Key 2019 Election Issues 10 Nov 2019 15:17 BOSTON (CBS) — Last Tuesday was municipal election day across Massachusetts. Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll weighed in on many of the key issues in that election. Lack of affordable housing was an issue that took center-stage in many elections. The Salem City …
  • End of the road for Salem 10 Nov 2019 07:45 Morning Journal/Gary Leininger Salem's Niko Walter (1), Blaize Exline (24) and Joey Watson try to bring down CVCA quarterback Michael Bevington during Saturday's game. CUYAHOGA FALLS — Some first-half miscues put Salem in a hole it couldn’t …
  • Salem has spoken 10 Nov 2019 04:36 Delegate Joe McNamara elected to full term, David Suetterlein wins 19th District Virginia State Senate race Shawn Nowlin Joe McNamara addressing supporters after learning of his victory at the Tanglewood Holiday Inn. History proves that the City of Salem …
  • WATCH: Salem overwhelmed by CVCA in first round 10 Nov 2019 04:26 The Quakers fell, 40-8 in the Division IV playoffs, finishing the season at 8-3. by: Chase Evans Posted: Nov 9, 2019 / 10:13 PM EST / Updated: Nov 9, 2019 / 10:13 PM EST CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (WKBN) – The Salem football team fell to Cuyahoga …
  • USA: Salem is America's spookiest city 10 Nov 2019 00:25 An easy journey from Boston, Sarah Pollok finds Salem is more than just witches Steeped in supernatural folklore and a grisly history, Salem is a city that needs little introduction. Infamous for its 1692 witch trials, where several citizens were sent to …
  • Woman shot in leg in Winston-Salem, taken to hospital after confrontation at McDonald’s 09 Nov 2019 23:38 × Woman shot in leg in Winston-Salem, taken to hospital after confrontation at McDonald’s WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A woman was shot in the leg and taken to a local hospital after a confrontation at a McDonald’s, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department …
  • Woman shot in Winston-Salem, taken to hospital, police say 09 Nov 2019 18:37 × Woman shot in Winston-Salem, taken to hospital, police say WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A woman was taken to the hospital after being shot in Winston-Salem Friday, according to a Winston-Salem Police department news release. Officers responded to 2008 Harrison …
  • Salem armed robbery suspect found in Missouri 09 Nov 2019 18:17 John Penney [email protected], (860) 857-6965 jpenneynb Saturday Nov 9, 2019 at 1:05 PM A 24-year-old Oakdale man was extradited from Missouri this week and transported back to Connecticut where he was charged in connection with the June armed …
  • Troopers investigate multi-vehicle crash in Salem Twp. 08 Nov 2019 20:04 The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that involved four vehicles by: WKBN Staff Posted: Nov 8, 2019 / 05:01 AM EST / Updated: Nov 8, 2019 / 08:02 AM EST SALEM TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating …
  • Employee e-mail accounts breached at Salem Health 08 Nov 2019 18:05 SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An unauthorized person gained access to employee email accounts at Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics, but a hospital spokesman told the Statesman Journal that patient information was not misused. The newspaper reported Thursday that …
  • Salem woman requests safety measures on road 08 Nov 2019 17:34 SALEM — A woman who lives where Fairview and Southeast Boulevard intersect wants safety measures enacted there. Barbara Yonker addressed city council Wednesday night, handing each of them a map showing locations for proposed stop signs on Southeast …
  • Winston-Salem Anti-Violence organization continues push for change amid ongoing violence 08 Nov 2019 14:43 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A Triad organization meets twice a month to focus on solutions to the ongoing issues of gun violence in the city of Winston-Salem. Rally Up Winston-Salem, a local ministry that embraces …
  • African-American Heritage Action Initiative uncovering, preserving history in Winston-Salem 08 Nov 2019 08:47 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- African-American history is rooted deep in Winston-Salem streets. The launch of the African-American Heritage Action Initiative will capture those stories and record them. "The …
  • 11-yr-old boy loses wrist in freak mishap in Salem 08 Nov 2019 06:34 An 11-year-old boy, Maulishwaran, lost his right wrist in a freak accident close to a puncture repair shop near Kandhampatti Bypass Road, after part of an air tank that broke at the shop, fell on him through a tiled roof. Maulishwaran’s brother …
  • Man accused in Salem woman’s 2012 beating death remains in jail on $1M bond 07 Nov 2019 21:11 LISBON, Ohio (WKBN) - A factory in Lisbon that produces things like hoists and rigging tools will be closing, affecting 76 employees. Columbus McKinnon Corporation announced Thursday that it will be closing the Lisbon manufacturing facility to consolidate …
  • Mt Salem man killed in front of kid at basic school 07 Nov 2019 09:47 WESTERN BUREAU: A basic school in one of the safest communities of crime-wracked St James was sent into panic and weeping yesterday as an infant girl watched helplessly as her father was gunned down in front of her shortly after 8 a.m. Minutes after …
  • Steve Koelsch to serve as 2020 Winston-Salem Heart Ball chair 07 Nov 2019 08:21 The American Heart Association is proud to announce First Horizon SVP and Triad market president Steve Koelsch as the chair for the 2020 Winston-Salem Heart Ball.  First Horizon is the Signature Sponsor for the 2020 Winston-Salem Heart Ball and is kicking- …
  • Veterans Day observances in Salem, Swampscott and Marblehead 06 Nov 2019 21:13 Congressman Seth Moulton's annual Veterans Day Town Hall to be held in Peabody City Hall on Monday, Nov. 11. Sign up for The Salem Gazette’s newsletter and have our top headlines delivered right to your inbox. A slate of Salem, Marblehead and …
  • National induction hosted by National Women of Achievement, Inc. Winston Salem Chapter 06 Nov 2019 21:09 National Women of Achievement Inc., Winston-Salem Chapter National Women of Achievement, Inc. Winston-Salem Chapter President Achiever Shelley Noisette, recently hosted a National Induction in Charlotte. With our National President April Jackson-Banks …
  • Student with Winston-Salem roots crowned Miss UNC 2019 06 Nov 2019 21:09 Congratulations to McKinley Alexis McNeill, a 2016 graduate from Parkland High School, who was crowned Miss UNC 2019 at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Oct. 26. As Miss UNC, McKinley will launch her #Feed50 Food Insecurity project to …
  • Diamondback Grill in Winston-Salem shares the magic behind cooking with local products 06 Nov 2019 17:09 Please enable Javascript to watch this video Studies show shopping at locally owned businesses can benefit the entire community by creating jobs and boosting the local economy.  It's easy to shop local and cook local with the great products made in …
  • Two homes with people inside shot up overnight in Winston-Salem 06 Nov 2019 17:09 × Two homes with people inside shot up overnight in Winston-Salem WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — People were home when bullets struck a pair of houses in Winston-Salem, according to police. Tuesday night, police believe a person fired multiple rounds, hitting two …
  • Winston-Salem trauma surgeon Dr. J. Wayne Meredith is new President-Elect of the American College of Surgeons 06 Nov 2019 05:30 Newswise — CHICAGO (November 5, 2019): J. Wayne Meredith, MD, FACS, MCCM, an esteemed trauma, thoracic, and critical care surgeon from Winston-Salem, N.C., has been elected to serve as the 2019–2020 President-Elect of the American College of Surgeons (ACS …
  • Tree falls on moving vehicle in Salem, sending driver to hospital 06 Nov 2019 04:34 MOTIVE. TOM. TOM: WELL, A PERSON TAKEN TO THE HOSPITAL TONIGHT AFTER A TREE FALLS ON THEIR MOVING S.U.V., SALEM FIRE SAY IT HAPPENED ON BRIDGE STREET THIS EVENING. THE TREE SLAMMED THE FRONT END OF Tree falls on moving vehicle in Salem, sending driver to …
  • Winston-Salem officials to address teen violence in city after murder of 2 teens 06 Nov 2019 04:30 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Members of Winston-Salem’s Public Safety Committee will discuss youth gun violence at an upcoming meeting, following the murders of two teenagers in October. Police say both 16-year-old …
  • Elon women rout Winston-Salem State in exhibition 06 Nov 2019 04:01 Times-News Tuesday Nov 5, 2019 at 10:41 PM ELON — Maya Johnson scored 14 points to lead three players in double digits as Elon rolled past Winston-Salem State 77-48 in a women’s basketball exhibition game Tuesday at Schar Center. Ariel Colon added 12 …
  • Leaders in Salem, Lisbon and Franklin run unopposed 06 Nov 2019 01:39 The Bulletin Tuesday Nov 5, 2019 at 8:24 PM Salem First Selectman Kevin Lyden, 62, will be returning for his sixth term. Lyden, who is unaffiliated, ran on the Republican ticket this time around. He ran two years ago as a petitioning candidate against …
  • Salem plant turning more cooking oil into biodiesel than ever 06 Nov 2019 00:33
  • Sioux Falls man charged with choking woman in Salem 05 Nov 2019 22:43 SALEM — A Sioux Falls man has been charged with assault for allegedly choking a woman in Salem on Oct. 22. Bryce Unruh, 21, is charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and interference with emergency communications. At 3:33 a.m. on Oct. 23, law …
  • Madras HC directs Salem SP to deploy police force for Maoist's funeral 05 Nov 2019 21:27 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court directed Salem Superintendent of Police to deploy police personnel for the funeral of slained Maoist Manivasagam to prevent any law and order problem. A bench comprising Justices S …
  • Salem Unsung Heroes Awards Banquet set for Nov. 10 05 Nov 2019 20:24 Staff reports Tuesday Nov 5, 2019 at 3:00 PM The 10th annual Salem Unsung Heroes Awards Banquet will be held at 1 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Gardner Lake Firehouse, 429 Old Colchester Road, Salem. The event will include a buffet dinner and the honoring of local …
  • ICL Fincorp to acquire Salem Erode Investments 05 Nov 2019 14:11
  • Drugs confiscated from Salem home 05 Nov 2019 05:57 SALEM — The county Drug Task Force seized multiple chemicals, drug paraphernalia which included scales and a smoking device, and some suspected methamphetamine oil from an upstairs apartment on West Pershing Street Monday morning after getting a call from …
  • Messaging as Manslaughter: Massachusetts Modernizes the Salem Witch Trials 05 Nov 2019 03:06 In July of 2014, 18-year-old Conrad Roy killed himself in Fairhaven, Massachusetts by pumping carbon monoxide into the cab of his truck. In a bench trial, a judge convicted Roy's 17-year-old girlfriend, Michelle Carter, of involuntary manslaughter and …
  • Police: Meth lab equipment, chemicals found inside Salem apartment 05 Nov 2019 01:25 Neighbors on W. Pershing Street said it's been a problem for years by: Vince Coll Posted: Nov 4, 2019 / 11:58 AM EST / Updated: Nov 4, 2019 / 06:51 PM EST SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – A man could face charges after he called police to his own …
  • A cappella group Straight No Chaser coming to Salem in 2020 05 Nov 2019 00:06 SALEM, Va. - One of the most successful and acclaimed a cappella groups of the past decade is coming to Salem next year. The gentlemen known as Straight No Chaser are bringing their "The Open Bar" tour to the Salem Civic Center on April 2, 2020. …
  • Strategic partnership to join Charlotte, Winston-Salem health systems 04 Nov 2019 23:14
  • State police arrest Salem man in Lawrence County for dealing meth 04 Nov 2019 22:21 × State police arrest Salem man in Lawrence County for dealing meth LAWRENCE COUNTY, Ind. — A Salem, Indiana man is behind bars after being arrested by state police in Lawrence County on a stolen firearm and drug charges. Indiana State Police (ISP) said …
  • Man shot, killed in Winston-Salem fight identified 04 Nov 2019 19:01 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police have identified the man shot and killed in a fight Sunday, according to a news release. After officers were unable to contact any next of kin, police said the victim …
  • Salem eRegister | October 31, 2019 04 Nov 2019 11:28 function Redirect() { window.location=”http://salemtimes-register.com/eRegister/str103119″; } document.write(“You will be redirected to this week’s eEdition in a few seconds”); setTimeout(‘Redirect()’, 2000); The post Salem eRegister | …
  • Southern, Salem hit the road 04 Nov 2019 06:52 Morning Journal/Scott Lendak Southern Local’s football team will travel to Glouster Trimble on Friday for a Div. VI first round contest. It’s on to the postseason for a few select area football teams. Salem and Southern will represent Columbiana County …
  • Salem officials make case for 5 more years of road tax 04 Nov 2019 06:51 SALEM –Some city streets still need work. That’s the mantra of city officials urging voters to reapprove a .25 percent additional income tax first passed in 2015, specifically for improving streets, alleys, sidewalks, curbs and storm sewers, with parking …
  • Man shot, killed in Winston-Salem after fight with weapons, police say 03 Nov 2019 20:45 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A man was shot and killed in Winston-Salem Sunday after a fight that involved weapons, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Police got a call around 2:16 a.m. …
  • First Baptist Church in Winston-Salem vandalized 03 Nov 2019 20:45 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The First Baptist Church in Winston-Salem has been vandalized. The church, located at 501 W. 5th St., has scaffolding in place that was put up when restoration work was being done on the …
  • WATCH: Salem heads to Week 11 with big win over rival West Branch 03 Nov 2019 10:55 The Quakers rolled by the Warriors, 46-27 Saturday night at Sebo Stadium Posted: Nov 2, 2019 / 11:43 PM EDT / Updated: Nov 2, 2019 / 11:43 PM EDT SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – The Salem football team defeated rival West Branch, 46-27 Saturday in a Week …
  • NH Techfest held for students in Salem 03 Nov 2019 03:05 NH Techfest held for students in Salem Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 10:48 PM EDT Nov 2, 2019 Hide Transcript Show Transcript RAISED 20- THOUSAND DOLLARS TO BENEFIT ST JOSEPH HOPSITAL BREAST CARE CENTER. NEW HAMPSHIRE TECHFEST …
  • Salem hosts final voter registration session 02 Nov 2019 22:03 Salem — The registrars of voters here will host a limited voter registration session from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4. Voters who became qualified to vote by age, citizenship or residence after Oct. 29 but before Nov. 5 are eligible to register. For …
  • Winston-Salem State University senior makes recovery nearly a year after head-on collision 02 Nov 2019 20:55 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A Winston-Salem University senior is proving anything is possible with the help of faith, friends and a sense of brotherhood. Jaylen Brown, originally from Salisbury, is studying Exercise …
  • Salem raises money for March of Dimes 02 Nov 2019 09:37 Shawn Nowlin [email protected] Marvin and Melissa Manigault and their daughters Kyiah (seven) and Savannah (four) traveled from North Carolina to be a part of Saturday’s event. March of Dimes is an organization that works to improve the health of …
  • Salem school levy renewal 02 Nov 2019 04:48 SALEM — Taxpayers in the Salem city school district are being asked to renew an emergency operations levy for a longer period of time, at no more cost than what they’re already paying. Schools Treasurer Michael Douglas explained that the district is …
  • Salem fire crews kept hopping by winds 02 Nov 2019 04:48 SALEM — Damage from high winds Thursday night kept city firefighters busy with downed trees and utility lines, with the storm also cutting telephone service and communications for Perry Township police until Friday morning. Perry Township Police Chief Mike …
  • City of Winston-Salem ‘desperate’ to hire engineers 02 Nov 2019 00:34 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The City of Winston-Salem is “desperate” to hire engineers as the private sector continues to draw some of the best candidates away. To fight back, it’s using a tactic which proved …
  • ‘This is my absolute dream’: Salem student trains for Tokyo 02 Nov 2019 00:18 Annie Flood is on a journey to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games by: AJ McCord, KOIN 6 News Staff Posted: Nov 1, 2019 / 03:09 PM PDT / Updated: Nov 1, 2019 / 03:09 PM PDT South Salem High School student Annie Flood is Athlete of the Week, …
  • The unsung heroes of Halloween in Salem 01 Nov 2019 19:56 “On Halloween," said Salem DPW Director of Operations Ray Jodoin, "the lesson I’ve learned is never expect the unexpected; be flexible, don’t ever get stuck in the routine.” Ever wonder how and why Salem downtown streets look so clean the morning …
  • For Salem election, polls open Tuesday, Nov. 5 01 Nov 2019 14:34 William J. Dowd [email protected] @WJD_MHDReporter Friday Nov 1, 2019 at 10:09 AM Sign up for The Salem Gazette’s newsletter and have our top headlines delivered right to your inbox. The long-awaited, much-talked-about election is four days away. Salem …
  • Salem wraps 2019 Halloween season 01 Nov 2019 14:34 For the daylong celebrations, Salem visitors arrived in bursts throughout the night – but the streets never built to shoulder-to-shoulder crowds. The weather forecast predicted rain, but it was more wind than anything else when thousands of costume-clad …
  • Salem seeking artwork for town display 01 Nov 2019 12:52 Staff reports Friday Nov 1, 2019 at 8:00 AM The town of Salem is seeking artwork or photographs of what represents Salem for display in the library, town hall and school. Work must be submitted by Nov. 19 to Salem Town Hall, 270 Hartford Road, or to Salem …
  • Fourth Street flooding a nuisance in Winston-Salem 01 Nov 2019 04:29 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Flooding on Fourth Street is a problem some Winston-Salem business owners have dealt with for 20 years. On a severe weather day, they know what they could be in for. Business owners tell …
  • Salem Is Ready For Halloween Despite Dreary Weather 31 Oct 2019 17:08 SALEM (CBS) — Despite the damp weather, Salem is still expecting a crowd to join its Halloween festivities. In preparation, organizers worked to make the stages, welcome signs, and food stands more wind resistant on Thursday morning. “It’s the busiest day …
  • Chennai Smog: Air pollution levels reduce thanks to easterlies 12 Nov 2019 02:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After suffering for a week due to severe air pollution, Chennaities can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Due to the presence of stronger winds on Monday when compared to last week, air quality has considerably increased. …
  • Violence mars ‘Chalo Tank Bund’ march 10 Nov 2019 02:55 Tension prevailed in and around Tank Bund on Saturday as hundreds of protesters arrived in response to the ‘Chalo Tank Bund’ march call given by the Road Transport Corporation unions on the 36th day of their strike. The event saw sporadic incidents of …
  • Telugu films showing up on the web 06 Nov 2019 20:20 With the Telugu web series slowly picking up, many filmmakers have started to eye the space. Anish Kuruvilla, who directed a few films like Avakaya Biryani and Ko Ante Koti, has also directed web series titled GoD — Gangs of Dharmapuri. The series, whose …
  • Dharmapuri Medical College Hospital quenches thirst of visitors with just five taps 04 Nov 2019 06:48 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: Eleven years on, Dharmapuri Medical College Hospital (DMCH) has been quenching the thirst of its visitors with water from five-odd taps, in working condition, attached to a purified drinking water supply station …
  • K Kavita to boost morale of cadre for civic polls 03 Nov 2019 21:34 Hyderabad: Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao’s daughter K. Kavitha who had distanced herself from active politics after her defeat in the Lok Sabha elections, has decided to return to duty in view of the ensuing municipal polls. Ms Kavitha has kept away …
  • World: Three reasons why an intersectional approach to women’s peace and security agenda is important 03 Nov 2019 06:23 October 31st marks 19 years since the historical recognition of the unique gendered impact of violence on the well-being of women and girls. The adoption of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 was the first time where women rights and …
  • Only 9.7% of doctors still on strike, claims Health Minister 31 Oct 2019 23:25 Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar on Thursday said only 9.7% of a total of 16,475 government doctors were still striking work. He extended the deadline for the doctors to report for duty to Friday morning. However, doctors affiliated to the Federation of …
  • Chennai: 50 striking doctors issued transfer orders 31 Oct 2019 21:26 CHENNAI: As many as 50 doctors, agitating for the implementation of DACP and other demands, were issued transfer orders Thursday, as part of disciplinary action by the state government. The move comes after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapadi Palaniswami …
  • Crime Records show slain Maoists were wanted in UAPA, Arms Act cases 31 Oct 2019 01:12 Express News Service KOCHI: As allegations fly thick and fast that the gunning down of four suspected Maoists in the Agali forest in Palakkad was a fake encounter, Kerala Police have revealed that several criminal charges had been pending against the …
  • Brawl triggers caste clash in Dharmapuri 29 Oct 2019 03:13 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: Security has been beefed up in Payar Nayakanpatti village in Dharmapuri after a ‘drunken altercation’ between two groups belonging to caste Hindu and Dalits snowballed into a communal clash during Deepavali celebration …
  • Not all daughters are welcome: Female foeticide, infanticide make a comeback in T.N. 28 Oct 2019 11:59 A little over 48 hours after birth, doctors found a healthy newborn with no signs of life in the post-natal ward of a government medical college hospital in northern Tamil Nadu last month. The baby was rushed to the neonatal intensive care unit, but it was …
  • Chennai/Tamil Nadu weather forecast: Saturday, October 26 26 Oct 2019 12:43 Vanakkam! Is rain in the air? Well, Chennaiites, it would be interesting to try out some old-fashioned forecasting techniques, which have been found to work almost always. After all, the physics of the atmosphere does not change, and is the same everywhere …
  • Chennai Weather: What to expect today (Saturday, October 26) 26 Oct 2019 04:37 Vanakkam! Is rain in the air? Well, Chennaiites, it would be interesting to try out some old-fashioned forecasting techniques, which have been found to work almost always. After all, the physics of the atmosphere does not change, and is the same everywhere …
  • Many ways to write 26 Oct 2019 01:57 Express News Service HYDERABAD: With Telugu web series being rolled out with almost as much effort and promotion as for movies, a new series on the block is turning heads for its raw approach. Gods of Dharmapuri, starring Satya Dev and Chandini Chowdary …
  • TN Agricultural University establishes Ultra High Density Planting demo plot for mango 25 Oct 2019 12:13 Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has established a 1.5 acre demonstration plot for Ultra High Density Planting (UHDP) of mango in the College Orchard of Horticultural College &Research Institute here. This plot was inaugurated by Banwarilal …
  • Six terminuses in Chennai to handle festival rush 24 Oct 2019 03:14 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Ahead of the ensuing Deepavali, the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC), State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) and private operators are set to operate extra buses from Chennai to various destinations.To …
  • ‘Gods of Dharmapuri’ web series presents actor Satya Dev in a new zone 23 Oct 2019 15:01 Like many movie buffs, actor Satya Dev Kancharana grew up watching gangster dramas. When he finally had the chance to act in one, he was more than game. Gods of Dharmapuri (G.O.D), which will stream on Zee 5 from October 23, stars Satya in the lead. Set in …
  • LRS applicable only in 43 of 73 new urban local bodies in Telangana 23 Oct 2019 04:42 Express News Service HYDERABAD: THE State government has decided to implement the Land Regularisation Scheme (LRS), for unapproved and illegal layout rules, in only 43 newly-constituted ULBs falling in Directorate of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) limits …
  • Chennai, parts of State to get heavy rain for two days, says Met department 22 Oct 2019 06:53 Two weather systems are likely to bring heavy to very heavy rain to the city as well as parts of the State. The cyclonic circulations that lie over south Tamil Nadu and adjoining north Sri Lanka and Comorin area are likely to bring widespread rainfall till …
  • Of Abhijit falling for Audrey Hepburn and direct cash transfers 19 Oct 2019 19:45 Express News Service Abhijit at the age of twelve, like many of his friends, was in love with Audrey Hepburn. He discovered her as Eliza Doolittle in the movie version of the Lerner and Loewe musical My Fair Lady, based on the play Pygmalion by George …
  • Karnataka-TN highway expansion halted to protect elephant corridor  19 Oct 2019 13:41 Express News Service CHENNAI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has halted the highway expansion project between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu as the construction would potentially harm critical elephant corridor and seven lakes in and around Hosur in …
  • Low over Arabian Sea could spur activity in N-E monsoon 17 Oct 2019 15:56 The low-pressure area that has formed over the South-East Arabian Sea and adjoining Lakshadweep, as predicted by the India Met Department (IMD) early this (Thursday) morning, may drive up activity in the day-old North-East monsoon to peak activity over the …
  • First low-pressure area of N-E monsoon in two days, says Met 17 Oct 2019 07:55   A day after the seasonal rains arrived over the South Peninsula, India Met Department (IMD) has picked up early signs of the first low-pressure area of the North-East monsoon developing in the Arabian Sea. A preparatory cyclonic circulation has formed …
  • ‘Gods of Dharmapuri is a cool gangster drama’ 14 Oct 2019 14:01 Gods of Dharmapuri or G.O.D is set in a fictitious town located somewhere between Rayalaseema and Karnataka, and not to be confused with Dharmapuri of Karimnagar or Tamil Nadu. The web series directed by Anish Kuruvilla will stream on Zee5 in Telugu and …
  • Private operators cash in on RTC strike 06 Oct 2019 06:39 Even as commuters faced several hardships following the RTC employees’ strike, the taxiwallahs and private transport owners reaped riches, burdening the people during the festival season. Several hundreds of operators of cars, jeeps and buses arrived on …
  • NEET impersonation: HC seeks report, includes Union ministries in case 05 Oct 2019 00:38 The court was hearing a matter related to NRI quota in medical admission being sold as management quota. While hearing a related case, the Madras High Court on Friday suo motu included the Union Ministries of Human Resource Development and Health as …
  • NEET impersonation case: student surrenders in court 02 Oct 2019 02:25 Mohammed Irfan, a first-year MBBS student who is alleged to have secured admission into the Dharmapuri Government Medical College through an act of impersonation in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test, surrendered at a court in Salem on Tuesday. He …
  • NEET impersonation: CB-CID grill Vellore doctor for seven hours 01 Oct 2019 02:46 By Express News Service THENI: The CB-CID sleuths conducted inquiry with Dr Safi, whose son Mohamed Irfan of Thirupathur secured admission at Government Dharmapuri Medical College by alleged impersonation. The inquiry spanned over seven hours at the CB-CID …
  • NEET impersonation | Vellore doctor held, son ‘flees’ to Mauritius 30 Sep 2019 08:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI/THENI/VELLORE: CB-CID on Sunday detained the father of another student suspected in a case related to alleged impersonation in NEET. The father of the student Irfan, whose absence was flagged at the Dharmapuri …
  • NEET scam: Tamil Nadu doctor suspected to be key conduit held 30 Sep 2019 06:47 The Vellore district-based medical practitioner allegedly liaisoned with an agent who facilitated the impersonation. (Representational image) A doctor, running a hospital in Vellore district was arrested on Sunday in connection with the ongoing probe into …
  • NEET impersonation case: Three private medical college deans quizzed 30 Sep 2019 05:22 The CB-CID, which is probing the NEET impersonation case, on Sunday summoned the deans of three private medical colleges to Theni and questioned them in connection with the admission of first-year MBBS students into their institutions. Sri Sathya Sai …
  • Another NEET impersonator case suspected in Coimbatore’s PSG Medical College 26 Sep 2019 10:47 A week after a first-year MBBS student of Theni Medical College Hospital was booked for allegedly engaging an impersonator to clear NEET, the Coimbatore-based private medical college PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (PSGIMSR) on Wednesday …
  • Are we safe? 26 Sep 2019 01:47 By Express News Service Youth arrested for kidnapping school girl Coimbatore: The rural police on Wednesday arrested a 22-year-old youth for kidnapping a minor girl. The arrested youth was identified as Sarathkumar of Veerappan Sathram in Erode. According …
  • Heavy rain likely at isolated places in Chennai 23 Sep 2019 07:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places over Tamil Nadu on Monday according to a weather bulletin released by the Regional Meteorological department. While there was a short spell of heavy rain in various parts …
  • Construction workers get safety kits 21 Sep 2019 02:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has commissioned distribution of safety kits to 25,000 construction workers, inaugurated the office for MSME Business and Investment Development Agency for attracting foreign …
  • Cop 'imposes fine on schoolboy' in Salem 19 Sep 2019 03:30 18 Sep 2019, 07:05PM ISTSource: TNNA cop stopped a schoolboy riding a bicycle and asked him to stand on the roadside at Eriyur in Tamil Nadu’s Dharmapuri district. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media. In the video, the cop can be seen …
  • Common exam: Minister says status quo will remain for 3 years 18 Sep 2019 07:07 The current pattern of school examination will continue for the next three years, and the changes proposed by the Central government – including holding public examinations for Classes V and VIII — will come into effect only after three years, School …
  • Govt’s resolution against uranium mining lacked vision, says BJP 18 Sep 2019 03:02 By Express News Service NIZAMABAD : The BJP State unit on Tuesday described as hasty the decision taken by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao in passing a resolution against any future uranium mining in the State. In a statement here, BJP State chief …
  • Light rain, pleasant evenings in store for a few more days 15 Sep 2019 21:36 The sunny weather in the morning turned pleasant towards evening in some parts of the city as they received mild showers. Royapettah, Kamarajar Salai, Anna Salai, Chintadripet, Adyar and R.A. Puram saw light rain in the evening. Officials of the …
  • Forest dept launches boating packages in Kottur to promote eco-tourism 14 Sep 2019 02:20 By Express News Service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: In a measure to boost tourism, the Forest Department has introduced bamboo rafting and bowl boating in Kottur. The bamboo rafting experience will offer people a 30-minute ride through the Neyyar river near the …
  • Lone Muslim MLA of TRS party to join BJP 12 Sep 2019 23:31 Hyderabad: The saffron hunt for pink scalps has begun. Shattering the confidence exuded by Chief Minister and TRS chief K. Chandrashekar Rao to his nervous senior party leaders a few days ago, the first of the MLAs from the ruling party has decided to quit …
  • TRS MLA Shakeel meets MP Arvind, may join BJP 12 Sep 2019 17:51 Hyderabad: Apparently disappointed with not finding a place in the new Cabinet, TRS legislator from Bodhan Shakeel on Thursday met with BJP MP from Nizamabad Dharmapuri Arvind and discussed with him on his switching over to saffron party. Shakeel sent …
  • Sadhguru’s motorcycle rally for Cauvery Calling 12 Sep 2019 02:25 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: Sadhguru, the founder of Isha Foundation, began his motorcycle rally in Hosur on Wednesday.  He also visited Dharmapuri to garner support for Cauvery Calling -- an initiative to support farmers by planting 242 crore …
  • Harsimrat Badal inaugurated First Mega Food Park 09 Sep 2019 17:48 Hyderabad: Harsimrat Kaur Badal,  Union Minister of Food Processing Industries today inaugurated the first Mega Food Park in Telangana promoted by M/s Smart Agro Food Park Pvt. Ltd. at Village Lakkampally, Nandipet Mandal of Nizamabad District, …
  • 150-year-old idol found by locals at Sivadi 08 Sep 2019 02:01 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: While renovating a local temple, residents of Sivadi discovered a stone statue, which was supposed to be 150-year-old, that was buried under a pillar. The statue has the image of Ayyanar, one of the guardian deities of …
  • BJP MPs file affidavits in Telangana High Court  07 Sep 2019 06:05 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: BJP MPs Dharmapuri Arvind from Nizamabad constituency and Soyam Babu Rao from Adilabad segment have filed separate affidavits before the TS HC complaining that the municipal authorities have not informed them about the …
  • If the Women, Peace and Security Agenda is to be more than words, Congress must stay engaged 04 Sep 2019 22:54 On paper, proponents of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda in the U.S. have a lot to celebrate. Twenty years after the international community recognized the critically important role women play in the prevention, mitigation and reconstruction of …
  • 3 held under POCSO Act for sexually assaulting minors 03 Sep 2019 02:56 By Express News Service COIMBATORE/SALEM/ DHARMAPURI: Three persons were arrested under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in Coimbatore, Salem and Dharmapuri districts. In the first incident, a 23-year-old has been booked …
  • 12% of Tamil Nadu government school kids have low iodine levels 02 Sep 2019 03:15 Express News Service CHENNAI: To further strengthen the National Iodine Deficiency Disorder Control Programme with scientific data, Iodine Deficiency Disorder (IDD) Laboratory in Directorate of Public Health (DPH) has been testing urine samples of …
  • 4000-year-old neolithic petroglyph found in Silanaiyakkanur forest 31 Aug 2019 23:58 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: Three teachers on an expedition to Silanaiyakkanur forest discovered a 4,000-year-old neolithic petroglyph of a bull engraved on the surface of a boulder. This has come as a surprise for archaeologists, who claim that …
  • Dharmapuri: 4 arrested for attempted gang-rape of minor girl 31 Aug 2019 23:28 Dharmapuri: The Gobinathampatti police of Dharmapuri district have arrested four people for attempting to rape a minor girl. The accused were sent for remand to Salem central jail after they were produced before a local magistrate court here on Saturday. …
  • BJP announced 133 Municipal cluster committees 31 Aug 2019 18:57 Hyderabad: The Bharatiya Janta Party today announced 133 Municipal Cluster Committees and said that the Party will start a high-level election campaign for Municipal elections. Prominent among those who are on the Committees include Bandaru Dattatreya, N. …
  • 15 CE sculpture of Potharaja found in Gingee 31 Aug 2019 01:39 Express News Service VILLUPURAM: A statue of 15th century knight – Potharaja – has been found in Gingee by archaeological enthusiasts from the district. The discovery comes just a day after archaeologists found two inscriptions at Agatheeswarar temple, …
  • 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 …
  • Hyderabad: Auto driver killed over money dispute 23 Aug 2019 20:19  On Friday morning, one Rajesh, a resident of Miyapur, appro-ached the police stating that his friend Praveen was taken away by two persons who beat him ruthlessly. That was the last he saw of him. (Representational Image) Hyderabad: An autorickshaw driver …
  • Time to rename Nizamabad as Induru, says BJP’s MP Dharmapuri Arvind 20 Aug 2019 11:02
  • BJP lawmaker demands change of Nizamabad’s name to ‘Indur’ 20 Aug 2019 09:42 Hyderabad: BJP lawmaker from Telangana’s Nizamabad, Dharmapuri Arvind, has demanded that the name of the district be changed to Indur, claiming that the present one is “in-auspicious”. “People of the district are demanding to change the name of Nizamabad …
  • Telangana BJP MP: People feel Nizamabad inauspicious name, want to rename district Indur 20 Aug 2019 09:11 BJP MP Dharmapuri Arvind: “People feel that Nizamabad is an inauspicious name.” (ANI) BJP MP from Nizamabad, Dharmapuri Arvind, claimed that people from his constituency have been demanding him to rename the district as Indur. “People feel that Nizamabad …
  • Tamil Nadu government not in favour of subsidising milk tariff 20 Aug 2019 03:13 The State government does not seem to be in favour of the idea of providing subsidy in the milk tariff to the cooperative dairy sector. “We have in the past requested the government to provide us with such support. But there has been no such practice,” K.T …
  • Rain fury kills 22 in Himachal Pradesh, Delhi on flood alert | 10 Points 19 Aug 2019 09:33 Rain fury hits India/PTI image Heavy rains are continuing unabated in several states across the country. These include Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. Meanwhile, a flood alert was …
  • World Resource Institute study maps Chennai as extremely water-stressed city 19 Aug 2019 02:30 Express News Service CHENNAI: A recent global study by the World Resource Institute has put Chennai on the map for being an ‘extremely water-stressed’ city. This means that, on an average, more than 80 per cent of its available water supply is used up …
  • One-day State-wide protest to highlight concerns 17 Aug 2019 02:23 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI/TIRUPUR: Two days after a TASMAC staff was hacked to death amidst a robbery, members of TASMAC Employees Association shut down all outlets to stage a one-day protest across the State. Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri too …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Unsafe construction sites prove deathtraps for Bengaluru’s labourers 14 Aug 2019 03:13 On the evening of July 27, Manjunathan, a 33-year-old construction labourer who had migrated to the city from Dharmapuri in Tamil Nadu, climbed to the third floor of an under-construction house at Bettahalasuru near Yelahanka. The iron rods he was using …
  • Palaniswami to open sluice gates of Mettur dam today 13 Aug 2019 02:23 In view of the heavy rain in the catchment area of the Cauvery basin, the Tamil Nadu government is set to open the gates of the Mettur dam for irrigation on August 13. Presently, the dam holds 62 tmc ft of water. Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami will …
  • Mettur dam inflow likely to touch 2.4 lakh cusecs 11 Aug 2019 20:39 With the inflow into the Mettur dam expected to rise to 2.4 lakh cusecs on Monday evening, the Central Water Commission (CWC) on Sunday advised the officials concerned to take precautionary measures to ensure the safety of people living in the downstream …
  • Dharmapuri Srinivas meets Amit, sparks speculation 12 Jul 2019 10:58
  • Dharmapuri Srinivas meets Amit Shah, sparks speculation 12 Jul 2019 05:25
  • Nizamabad MP Arvind Dharmapuri blames TRS for Nizam Sugars’ closure 15 Jun 2019 07:19
  • Nizamabad MP Dharmapuri Arvind’s plan to end display of caste-based affiliations 11 Jun 2019 03:49 Express News Service NIZAMABAD: Newly-elected Nizamabad MP Dharmapuri Arvind has a new idea to end the brazen display of caste affiliations. This, he believes, is out of sync with the changing times. Wishing for, at the very least, a veil over such …
  • BJP to form next government in Telangana with majority: BJP MP Arvind Dharmapuri 06 Jun 2019 19:57 [India], June 4 (ANI): BJP leader and Nizamabad MP Arvind Dharmapuri on Tuesday said that his party would form government in Telangana with a majority when the Assembly elections are held in 2023. "In the Assembly elections in 2023, the BJP with a …
  • Aim to saffronise Telangana, TRS has been a disaster: Arvind Dharmapuri 28 May 2019 23:20
  • Godavari goes bone dry in Dharmapuri town 26 May 2019 05:22 By Express News Service JAGTIAL: Even before the mercury levels have shot up in the State, the water in one of the lifeline rivers of the State, Godavari has gone bone dry in the temple town of Dharmapuri with receding water levels and river bed exposing …
  • Major scuffle after 15-year-old child marriage victim's rescue in Dharmapuri 11 May 2019 02:26 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: ChildLine staff involved in the rescue of a 15-year-old child marriage victim of Pavalanthur village in Pennagaram were assaulted by the girl’s family, who then took the girl and fled. Police are on the lookout for the …
  • 4 special teams to probe Dharmapuri youth murder 02 May 2019 22:12 Dharmapuri: The Dharmapuri police has appointed four special teams to trace criminals involved in the murder of 25-year-old B. Munusamy. Munusamy of Jarugu village near Thoppur in Dharmapuri district was shot dead by miscreants who tried to misbehave with …
  • Re-polling in 10 booths, including 8 in Dharmapuri 22 Apr 2019 05:44 The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has recommended to the Election Commission re-polling in 10 booths in three districts, including in Nathamedu in Dharmapuri, where polling was vitiated on April 18. The date for re-polling will be announced later. “We have …
  • Kiran Dharmapuri joins Lactalis American Group 03 Apr 2019 19:25 Lactalis American Group announced the hiring of Kiran Dharmapuri as SAP manager. Dharmapuri is responsible for the management of all IT application-based projects and will act as a liaison with business partners recommending, defining, implementing and …
  • Anbumani Ramadoss files papers for contesting in Dharmapuri constituency 23 Mar 2019 02:00 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: PMK youth wing leader Anbumani Ramadoss filed his nomination papers with collector S Malarvizhi for contesting in Dharmapuri Lok Sabha constituency on Friday. He was accompanied by Higher Education Minister KP Anbalagan …
  • A case of misplaced mercy: Dharmapuri student killers go free 25 Nov 2018 17:23 On February 2, 2000, a most horrendous crime took place in Ilakiyampatti, on the outskirts of Dharmapuri district, Tamil Nadu. The men who were given the death penalty originally - Muniappan, Nedunchezhiyan and Ravindran – all members of the ruling AIADMK, …
  • Governor clears the air on release of 3 Dharmapuri convicts 21 Nov 2018 15:09 By Chennaivision in Chennai News November 21, 2018 The Raj Bhavan today said, the decision of the premature release of the three AIADMK cadres, A Nedunchezhian, G Ravindran and C Muniappan in the Dharmapuri bus burning case, in which three female students …
  • Stalin wants Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts to be released like in Dharmapuri bus burning case 20 Nov 2018 08:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: DMK chief MK Stalin has urged the government to release the seven convicts of the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case as was done with the Dharmapuri bus burning case convicts. In a release, he said, "The three life term- …
  • Three convicts in Dharmapuri bus burning case released from jail early to avoid media gaze 20 Nov 2018 08:47 By Express News Service VELLORE: The three AIADMK members, who were sentenced to life imprisonment in the Dharmapuri bus burning case in which three female students of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, were burnt alive 18 years ago, were released …
  • Dharmapuri bus burning case: 3 convicts let off 20 Nov 2018 01:07 Three life convicts in the Dharmapuri bus burning case were released from the Vellore Central Prison for Men on Monday afternoon, reports said quoting sources in the Prison department. This was done after officials reportedly received a fax from the …
  • 3 AIADMK men convicted in Dharmapuri bus burning case released 20 Nov 2018 00:07 Three convicts serving a life term in the Dharmapuri bus burning case, in which three students were burnt alive following an attack on a college bus by AIADMK workers in February 2000, were released from Vellore prison Monday. Three students — Kokilavani, …
  • Dharmapuri bus burning case convicts released 19 Nov 2018 18:56 Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Three AIADMK party members serving life sentence in the Dharmapuri bus burning case were released on Monday to mark the birth centenary of party founder M.G. Ramachandras (MGR). Reacting to this, DMK President M.K. Stalin questioned …
  • AIADMK men convicted in Dharmapuri college bus burning case set free 19 Nov 2018 16:21 Three AIADMK men, serving life imprisonment for setting ablaze a bus in Dharmapuri that killed three girls of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore, were set free from the Vellore Central Prison on Monday. Nedunchezhian, Ravindran and …
  • Dharmapuri bus burning case: Convicted AIADMK members out of jail after Governor accepts state's pre-release request 19 Nov 2018 11:29 Three students of Tamil Nadu Government Agricultural University were burnt alive inside a college bus in Elakkiampatti near Dharmapuri district. (Representational image) Three AIADMK members, who were sentenced to life imprisonment in the infamous …
  • Dharmapuri girl rape case: Child panel puts blame on CWC 14 Nov 2018 03:19 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: Even as the Police and Child Welfare Committee (CWC) officials point the finger of blame at each other in handling the aftermath of the 16-year-old girl’s rape, Tamil Nadu State Commission for Protection of Child Rights …
  • Second accused surrenders in Dharmapuri rape case 13 Nov 2018 04:09 Express News Service DHARMAPURI/SALEM: Even as the autopsy of the 16-year-old rape victim’s body began in Dharmapuri Medical College Hospital amidst much controversy, the second accused in the case surrendered at Salem district court on Monday. …
  • Dharmapuri bus burning case: TN Governor returns file on convicts’ early release 27 Oct 2018 08:09 Governor Banwarilal Purohit has sent back for “reconsideration” the State government’s proposal recommending premature release of three life convicts in the sensational Dharmapuri bus burning case, sources in the Secretariat said on Friday. On its part, …
  • Dharmapuri farmer’s success-mantra is YouTube? 07 Oct 2018 02:10 Express News Service DHARMAPURI: An investment of just 50,000 has earned this Dharmapuri farmer `5 lakh this year. The secret to 38-year-old N Azhagumani success is his guru: Youtube. The farmer from Jollikottai is just one of two who cultivate pomegranate …
  • Bengaluru woman's heart saves a Dharmapuri farmer 17 Sep 2018 18:26
  • TRS conspired against my father: Dharmapuri Srinivas 11 Sep 2018 01:48 Express News Service NIZAMABAD: At a time when most of the political parties are treating TRS Rajya Sabha MP, Dharmapuri Srinivas, who is on his way to leave TRS, as spent force, his son and BJP state committee member Dharmapuri Aravind believes that his …
  • RS MLA warns Arvind Dharmapuri 24 Aug 2018 08:43
  • Arvind Dharmapuri pads up for LS poll, hits out at dad D Srinivas 10 Apr 2018 01:03 HYDERABAD: The father may be in the TRS. But the son is in the BJP and is wanting to emerge as a political leader in his own right, has no qualms in criticising his father in public and has set his eyes in challenging TRS MP K Kavitha in her bastion in …
  • BJP’s Arvind Dharmapuri pads up for Nizamabad’s Lok Sabha polls 26 Feb 2018 10:36 HYDERABAD: The poll bugle has been sounded by Arvind Dharmapuri of the Bhartiya Janta Party(BJP). In an obvious bid to wrest the Nizamabad Lok Sabha seat in the 2019 election, he will embark on a 135 km padayatra in Nizamabad parliamentary constituency …
  • BJP's Arvind Dharmapuri on 135 km padayatra to wrest Nizamabad LS seat from TRS 24 Feb 2018 14:01
  • Increased vigil in Dharmapuri village after buzz over another intercaste love 02 Jan 2018 07:22 DHARMAPURI: After four years of the Ilavarasan-Dhivya case, there was communal tension again in Dharmapuri after a Dalit youth allegedly eloped with a Caste Hindu girl of Nallampalli village on Saturday.With a bitter experience of a communal riot behind …
  • TRS MP D Srinivas' son Dharmapuri Arvind may join BJP 17 Aug 2017 06:43
  • Visit Dharmapuri to avoid Yamapuri 10 Jul 2017 03:54 Devotees believe that those who worship Lord Yamadharmaraja would not suffer punishment in Yamaloka after their death — “Devotees who visit Dharmapuri would not go to Yamapuri”. It is also said that the devotees would not only be cleansed of their sins but …
  • Hong Kong faces more protests after clashes at university 13 Nov 2019 04:48 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Students are seeking to have police banned from entering campuses Hong Kong is facing another day of anti-government protests after a night of pitched battle at a top university. At the Chinese University of Hong Kong …
  • Cases challenging mobile phone detection cameras could clog NSW courts, MPs warn 13 Nov 2019 03:51 New South Wales courts could be flooded with tens of thousands of cases every year if the NSW government moves ahead with plans to roll out cameras that use artificial intelligence to detect drivers using their mobile phones, a parliamentary committee has …
  • Racing? no thanks 13 Nov 2019 03:44 David Gilet, Byron Bay Like most Australians, I think that racehorses are beautiful graceful creatures and I was appalled at the recently revealed extent of their commodification and the conditions of their slaughter. I also found appalling the gross …
  • MPs delivered copies of Frédéric Bastiat’s “The Law” 13 Nov 2019 02:47 Press Release – New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union The New Zealand Taxpayers Union has today delivered copies of Frdric Bastiats 1950 classic The Law to every Member of Parliament. 13 NOVEMBER 2019 The New Zealand Taxpayers’ Union has today delivered copies of …
  • Facing public pressure, Stanford decides to install plaque with Chanel Miller's words 13 Nov 2019 01:15 Almost two years after rejecting a quote proposed by Chanel Miller for a plaque at a memorial garden where she was sexually assaulted by Brock Turner, Stanford University has reversed its position and decided to use her chosen words. Provost Persis Drell …
  • NBA, Nike Should Be Defending Liberty for Hong Kong 13 Nov 2019 00:51 As violence worsens (seemingly every day) in Hong Kong, finding answers becomes more abysmal for the NBA. Early into this year's preseason, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted out support for protesters in Hong Kong. Following the tweet …
  • Diplomat Pharmacy Inc (DPLO) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Transcript 13 Nov 2019 00:05 Image source: The Motley Fool. Diplomat Pharmacy Inc (NYSE:DPLO) Q3 2019 Earnings Call Nov 12, 2019, 8:30 a.m. ET Contents: Prepared Remarks Questions and Answers Call Participants Prepared Remarks: Operator Hello and welcome to Diplomat's Third …
  • High Waves Reach Roofs, Threaten Homes On Lakefront In Rogers Park 12 Nov 2019 23:19 CHICAGO (CBS) — Imagine looking out your window and seeing waves so powerful that they reach your roof and rattle your home. It’s something you might expect to see in Florida, but it’s happening in Rogers Park. And as CBS 2’s Marissa Parra reported Tuesday …
  • PARLIAMENT: Deputy public protector interviews: Bombshell questions, from politics to racism claims 12 Nov 2019 23:11 The Houses of Parliament in Cape Town. (Photo: Leila Dougan) Kevin Malunga’s term as deputy public protector ends on 9 December 2019 and, although as deputy another seven-year term would have been possible, he’s not thrown his hat into the ring. He’s on …
  • Somerset County Democrats win control of freeholder board 12 Nov 2019 23:03 Click play for audio version of this story Former Green Brook Mayor Melonie Marano defeated GOP incumbent Patricia Walsh in a close race for freeholder, giving Democrats control of the Somerset County Board of Freeholders for the first time since 1965. …
  • Baseball Training Plan In Industrial Area Not Supported 12 Nov 2019 22:18 SNOW HILL – A text amendment to allow recreational facilities in industrially zoned areas will be forwarded to the Worcester County Commissioners without the support of the planning commission. The commission voted 5-0 last week to give a text amendment …
  • Financial Times: Hong Kong authorities have lost their legitimacy 12 Nov 2019 21:36 Hong Kong is on the edge of a precipice. Late into Tuesday evening, protesters at several locations hurled Molotov cocktails at police who fired back volleys of tear gas. Since the weekend, a protester has been shot by police with a live round, and a man …
  • PWSRCAC defends current oil spill prevention standards 12 Nov 2019 21:31 Schantz: it is unreasonable to claim that the requirements are too onerous State efforts to revise current oil discharge prevention and contingency plan requirements are being challenged by the watchdog entity charged with promoting environmentally safe …
  • Diplomat Pharmacy's (DPLO) CEO Brian Griffin on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 12 Nov 2019 21:11 Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE:DPLO) Q3 2019 Earnings Conference Call November 12, 2019 8:30 AM ET Company Participants Terri Anne Powers – Vice President-Investor Relations Brian Griffin – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dan Davison – Chief Financial …
  • Hong Kong: The New Berlin Wall 12 Nov 2019 21:08 AdvertisementThirty years ago this month, the Berlin Wall fell. Millions of people across eastern Europe tasted freedom, democracy and human dignity for the first time. And, despite the resurrection of dictatorship in Russia, the rise of ultra-nationalism …
  • Forbes’ Three-Thronged Approach To Reimagining Capitalism In 2020 12 Nov 2019 20:25 ForbesThis issue marks our fourth go-round with the Just 100, a ranking of corporate citizenry based on what tens of thousands of Americans have said they expect from the largest corporations. It’s a massive undertaking, spearheaded by Just Capital, a …
  • America Wants To Innovate Its Way Out Of A War With Russia Or China (It May Not Work) Interest 12 Nov 2019 20:01 Key point: American overextension, both domestically and abroad, has temporarily weakened the United States, and the “third offset” alone cannot mend it. U.S. defense planners hope that the Pentagon’s “Third Offset” will deter nations like China and Russia …
  • CCM tries to get a little louder on property tax relief 12 Nov 2019 19:26 After watching state aid erode over the past decade, Connecticut municipalities hope to appeal directly to voters on the issue of property tax relief, stirring the pot just in time for the 2020 election cycle. The Connecticut Conference of Municipalities …
  • Can we trust voting machines won’t be hacked? 12 Nov 2019 18:35 “The 360” collects diverse perspectives on the day’s top stories to show you views from all sides. What’s happening Last week’s national elections decided the governorship in two states, shifted legislative control in Virginia to Democrats and settled a …
  • Talks to resume at UNBC 12 Nov 2019 18:07 Representatives of the University of Northern British Columbia administration and Faculty Association are to resume bargaining later today, UNBC FA president Stephen Rader said. The Faculty Association's 350 members have been on strike for six days. …
  • The viral Pete Buttigieg misquote is what happens when high-stakes reporting and the speed of social media collide 12 Nov 2019 17:43 Then came the twist: Buttigieg hadn’t criticized the “failures of the Obama era.” The reporter had misheard Buttigieg say the “failures of the old normal.” He issued a correction and an apology, and the L.A. Times added a correction to the story, but the …
  • IDG Contributor Network: Ignorance is not bliss when it comes to defending against the dark web 12 Nov 2019 17:21 The dark web ecosystem continues to evolve as a place where cybercriminals can sell and access stolen data, purchase black-market items such as guns, drugs and hacking software, and connect with like-minded individuals. As is the case in any supply-and- …
  • Opinion: China is Pushing Toward Global Blockchain Dominance 12 Nov 2019 14:35 In a speech late last month, Chinese leader Xi Jinping declared blockchain “an important breakthrough,” and promised that China would “seize the opportunity.” He detailed the ways the Chinese government would support blockchain research, development, and …
  • Report: Manchester City will make 'major push' to sign Frenchman in January 12 Nov 2019 13:57 Eduardo Camavinga has been a revelation in Ligue 1 but could he be about to join Pep Guardiola's Premier League champions Manchester City. Manchester City are set to make a ‘major push’ to sign Rennes wonderkid Eduardo Camavinga, according to 90Min. …
  • SLED investigates former Chesterfield Co. deputies 12 Nov 2019 13:33 Chesterfield County Sheriff James Dixon has asked the S.C. Law Enforcement Division to investigate allegations of misconduct by three deputies he recently fired. “The public entrusts us to uphold the law and to do our duty with the utmost professionalism …
  • Technology firm develops electric kits for bikes 12 Nov 2019 13:10 PHOTO: FILE LAHORE: Following the recent approval of electric vehicle policy by the federal cabinet, businessmen are aiming to capitalise on the emerging opportunities in the market to gain the first-mover advantage. A domestic technology company has …
  • Putin Has Relished US Political Chaos. He May Now Fear Trump's Impeachment 12 Nov 2019 12:32 "Have you lost your minds that you want to remove OUR Donald Ivanovich," bawls Vladimir Soloviev, host of "Evening," a pro-Kremlin current affairs program which has been focusing on the US impeachment proceedings.The affectionate, if …
  • A ‘Wealth Tax’ is a Morally Evil Policy Proposition 12 Nov 2019 11:54 The late Dr. Charles Krauthammer wrote in 2002 that to “understand the workings of American politics, you have to understand this fundamental law: Conservatives think liberals are stupid.  Liberals think conservatives are evil.”  But many of today’s leftis …
  • Putin has relished US political chaos. He may now fear Trump's impeachment 12 Nov 2019 10:58 "Have you lost your minds that you want to remove OUR Donald Ivanovich," bawls Vladimir Soloviev, host of "Evening," a pro-Kremlin current affairs program which has been focusing on the US impeachment proceedings.The affectionate, if …
  • DMI CEO calls for dairy industry unity 12 Nov 2019 08:47 Unity and leadership are more important than ever in the dairy industry as anti-animal-agriculture groups pose a growing threat, Dairy Management Inc. CEO Tom Gallagher told more than 800 dairy farmers and industry representatives gathered for the 2019 …
  • Coimbatore boy mistakes rat poison cake for chocolate, dies after eating it 12 Nov 2019 08:17 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The death of a 12-year-old boy from Telungupalayam here on Monday after he reportedly consumed rat-poison cake mistaking it for a bar of chocolate, has brought to the notice that such poisonous materials must be strictly …
  • Again, fresh hurdle before minimum wage in states 12 Nov 2019 05:35 It has been a windy route for the new minimum wage, which was signed into law by President Muhammadu Buhari on April 18, 2019.In 2011, when the N18,000 national wage became effective, the organised labour had hoped that by 2016, a new wage structure would …
  • Discontent in ITS officers of BSNL/MTNL after govt revival package 12 Nov 2019 04:12 New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) At a time when the revival package for BSNL and MTNL has been announced, demoralised Indian Telecom Service (ITS) officers of the companies have sought the intervention of the government. The Indian Telecom Service Association ( …
  • How a white-domed 1980s home on a Florida island has had two pieces collapse into the ocean 12 Nov 2019 04:01 For decades, the white-domed, sci-fi looking structure on stilts at the tip of a remote island in Southwest Florida was a landmark in more than one way: the self-sustaining home became a sightseeing spot for it singularity. But battered by hurricanes like …
  • Bakersfield may be the perfect place right now for Joel to get some in-Persson work in on his struggling game 12 Nov 2019 03:46 With veteran shut-down defenceman Adam Larsson back on the ice and his return to the Oilers lineup imminent, this question will soon need to be answered: Whose roster spot will Larsson take? It’s honestly a nice problem for the organization to have. Not …
  • Chennai Smog: Air pollution levels reduce thanks to easterlies 12 Nov 2019 02:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After suffering for a week due to severe air pollution, Chennaities can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Due to the presence of stronger winds on Monday when compared to last week, air quality has considerably increased. …
  • BJP believed bowing to Sena will erode credibility 12 Nov 2019 00:34
  • Nikki Haley Ignores the Real Problem in the White House 11 Nov 2019 23:58 On one key point, however, Ms. Haley is correct: If Mr. Tillerson and Mr. Kelly believed that Mr. Trump posed a serious threat to the national interest, they should have refused to continue enabling him, resigned and gone public with their concerns. The …
  • Michigan’s Big Show Puts Spotlight On New Buffalo Shore Erosion 11 Nov 2019 23:46 Near record-high water levels, massive storms, high waves are all combining to make big changes to the Lake Michigan shoreline in the past few years. New Buffalo Shoreline Alliance president Ted Grzywacz has been working to get the shoreline restored for …
  • Global economic headwinds seen in Japan, South Korea's export slump - %author% 11 Nov 2019 23:44 In the latest signs the trade war is continuing to erode the global economy, exports in Japan and South Korea have extended their declines. The continued weakness from the two Asian bellwethers reinforces the view at the weekend meeting among global …
  • Guess Who Was Called a ‘Fascist,’ Back in the Day 11 Nov 2019 23:26 Bigotry. Fascism. A threat to women’s rights. Alliances with foreign dictators. A president as entertainer, trampling labor and the environment. It sounds like the contemporary complaints against President Trump. Actually, it’s a 1984 newspaper …
  • Steel Wall is Being Built Where NJ Beach Owner Fought Dunes 11 Nov 2019 22:56 What to Know The private owners of a popular New Jersey beach are building a wall - and they're paying for it, too Construction of a steel sea wall is underway along a section of the coast in Point Pleasant Beach owned by Jenkinson's Pavilion …
  • BJP believed bowing to Shiv Sena will erode its credibility 11 Nov 2019 21:49
  • Does Berkshire Hathaway Shed Its Book Value Premium? 11 Nov 2019 21:33 Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Warren Buffett. Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images.Getty ImagesFor me, there’s a glaring omission in Berkshire Hathaway’s quarterly report. Nowhere does Warren Buffett talk about his $220 billion portfolio of …
  • Analysts: Spate of Disappearances in China Sends Warning to Taiwan 11 Nov 2019 19:38 TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Amid tensions with Taiwan, China appears to be flexing its political muscle by capturing a growing number of Taiwanese for suspected political crimes, say analysts. At least four people have vanished since 2017 on suspicion of spreading …
  • David-West died unhappy with Nigeria 11 Nov 2019 18:03 Professor Tam David-West In an interview with TheNEWS magazine last year August, when he clocked 82, Professor Tam David West, professor of virology, former minister and university teacher, who died on Monday, expressed disillusionment about Nigeria. He …
  • Chennai and Tamil Nadu Weather Forecast: Monday, November 11 11 Nov 2019 16:29 In what likely are signs of a welcome change in weather parameters for Chennai city, winds are trending northerly to north-easterly and could become sustained north-easterly to easterly in the days to come. At 9.40 am this Monday, they were north-easterly …
  • When AI is a tool and when it's a weapon 11 Nov 2019 14:56 The immense capabilities artificial intelligence is bringing to the world would have been inconceivable to past generations. But even as we marvel at the incredible power these new technologies afford, we’re faced with complex and urgent questions about …
  • I-T dept busts Rs 3,300-cr hawala racket involving infra firms 11 Nov 2019 14:31 New Delhi, Nov 11 () The CBDT on Monday claimed that the Income Tax Department has busted a hawala racket worth Rs 3,300-crore and spread across multiple cities such as Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad with links to "leading corporate houses" in the …
  • Heading into crucial British vote, a patrician prime minister takes up the populist Brexit banner 11 Nov 2019 12:54 From his elite education to his posh accent, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson is, despite his shambling appearance, the very embodiment of a wealthy, powerful and privileged British establishment. But as the 55-year-old prime minister crisscrosses the …
  • Nitin Raheja on how he learnt to protect his profits 11 Nov 2019 12:51 One of the big learnings for us was in terms of formulating an internal methodology to protect our profits. if I look at our own portfolios in the last couple of years, we were sitting on humongous profits in a number of midcap names, says Nitin Raheja, Co …
  • How the U.S. betrayed the Marshall Islands, kindling the next nuclear disaster 11 Nov 2019 10:20 Five thousand miles west of Los Angeles and 500 miles north of the equator, on a far-flung spit of white coral sand in the central Pacific, a massive, aging and weathered concrete dome bobs up and down with the tide. Here in the Marshall Islands, Runit …
  • Why Deutsche Bank’s Monte Paschi Scandal Still Matters 11 Nov 2019 09:18 That executives have been held accountable for one of Europe’s biggest banking scandals will be some comfort to savers and taxpayers. Deutsche and Nomura face financial penalties of $175 million (Paschi has already settled). Michele Faissola, Sadeq Sayeed …
  • N5b goods trapped at Seme border 11 Nov 2019 07:38 By Oluwakemi Dauda Goods worth over N5 billion are trapped at the nation’s Seme-Krake Border  in the Republic of Benin. While the Federal Government has insisted that the border closure, in its third month, was aimed at curbing smuggling in the …
  • NCDEX Turmeric under fresh selling; Support seen at 6061 11 Nov 2019 05:32 NCDEX Jeera under fresh selling; Support seen at 16207 NCDEX Mustard Seed under fresh selling; Resistance seen at 4267 MCX Crude Palm Oil under short covering; Support seen at 623.8 NCDEX Ref. Soya Oil under fresh buying; Resistance seen at 808 NCDEX …
  • CBL Governor: What does the job involve? - The New Dawn Liberia 11 Nov 2019 05:22 President George Weah has named Mr. Jolue Aloysius Tarlue to head the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), as the new Executive Governor replacing Mr. Nathaniel Patray.The surprise appointment which was made on Friday November 8, has received mixed reactions …
  • To build trust, let’s account for ‘harambee’ cash 11 Nov 2019 05:09 By JOHN ASHIHUNDU More by this Author As we continue looking for solutions to enable our club to meet its financial obligations, transparency and accountability of cash collected in harambees and gate collections is required. I graced the club's fund- …
  • Chennai smog: No major improvement in city's air quality on Monday morning 11 Nov 2019 04:52 Sadly, pollution levels in Chennai have not seen any significant improvement. The good news is that there are prospects of winds changing direction towards the Tamil Nadu coast. This is what is emerging in the wake of the erstwhile very severe cyclone …
  • Stock market update: Sugar stocks bullish; Shree Renuka Sugars rockets 14% 11 Nov 2019 04:35 NEW DELHI: Shares of sugar producers were in the green in Monday's morning trade. Shares of Shree Renuka Sugars (up 13.74 per cent), Ponni Sugars (Erode) (up 10.21 per cent), Vishwaraj Sugar Industries (up 6.13 per cent), Magadh Sugar (up 3.06 per cent …
  • Kids ‘at risk’ through family court merger 11 Nov 2019 03:40 The safety of children and survivors of domestic violence will be put at risk if the family courts are merged, lawyers from across the country have warned. Australia's peak legal bodies have penned an open letter to the federal attorney-general, urging …
  • Report: Border Closure Boosts Naira at Parallel Market 11 Nov 2019 03:34 Obinna Chima The close of the country’s land borders to its neighbours has kept the value of the naira strong at the parallel market, a new report has shown. The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Financial Derivatives Company Limited, Mr. …
  • Alaska Officials Seek to Revise Oil Spill Prevention Standards 11 Nov 2019 02:42 Alaska’s environmental conservation agency is looking for public input into revising oil spill prevention and contingency plan requirements, prompting criticism from the advisory council created in the wake of the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill disaster. “ …
  • Will your investment portfolio survive a crisis? Use these 6 stress tests to find out 11 Nov 2019 01:30 The primary purpose of investment for most retail investors is to get good returns with minimal risk so that they can meet their goals. Hence, it is a good idea to check your portfolio periodically to know if you are on track by assessing the risks it is …
  • Axsome Therapeutics: AXS-07 And AXS-12 Approval Potential Should Aid In Its Valuation 10 Nov 2019 20:19 Company Thesis Axsome Therapeutics (AXSM) is a small-cap biotech company which specializes in treating psychiatric and central nervous system disorders. Aside from its flagship candidate (AXS-05), the company possesses 2 other promising drugs; AXS-07 and …
  • The Guardian view on voter suppression: the battle for democracy 10 Nov 2019 18:59 The practice is old, the tactics have evolved. The fight to vote will be critical in the upcoming US presidential election Stacey Abrams is leading a nationwide campaign against voter suppression. Photograph: Tami Chappell/EPA Democracy is, by …
  • Singapore PM: PAP must never be afraid to do what is right for country 10 Nov 2019 13:44 Singapore’s reserved Presidential Election in 2017 saw Halimah Yacob elected unopposed. — TODAY pic SINGAPORE, Nov 10 — The People’s Action Party (PAP) must never be afraid to do what is right for Singapore, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong today, …
  • Cracks on 2000-year-old Udumalaipet menhir worries researchers 10 Nov 2019 13:19 By Express News Service TIRUPUR: Several cracks on a 2,000-year-old menhir in Udumalaipet has concerned researchers and locals as they fear that the historic stone standing on an open field is in the process of disintegration due to agents of natural …
  • Aquaculture bill raises concern among Outer Cape shellfishermen 10 Nov 2019 13:15 WELLFLEET — Hard on the heels of the town’s friendly taking of HDYLTA Trust flats and beach, Outer Cape shellfishermen met with state Rep. Sarah Peake, D-Provincetown, and state Sen. Julian Cyr, D-Truro, Friday to discuss threats to the future of the …
  • Transgender athletes in women's sports opposed by most Americans, Rasmussen Reports poll finds 10 Nov 2019 13:03 Transgender athletes have drawn headlines in recent years for their victories in women’s sports, but most Americans aren’t fans. A Rasmussen Reports poll released Friday found that 51% of U.S. adults surveyed opposed allowing athletes compete on the basis …
  • Early release of economic data to high-speed traders upsets some 10 Nov 2019 11:38 NEW YORK — Some on Wall Street are crying foul after revelations that deep-pocketed traders get early access to closely watched economic data that moves the stock market. High-speed trading firms get a two-second head start when Thomson Reuters, a …
  • Protesters Take Fight For Rodney Reed's Life To The Texas Governor's Mansion 10 Nov 2019 10:18 Protesters took their fight for death row inmate Rodney Reed’s freedom to the Texas governor’s mansion in Austin, Texas, on Saturday. Roughly 1,000 people, including Reed’s mother Sandra Reed, showed up for the demonstration, according to Texas Observer …
  • Dozens of New England dams a safety risk, in need of repair 10 Nov 2019 08:33 CONCORD (AP) Merrymeeting Lake is like so many others in the New Hampshire woods, a bucolic summer getaway of cabins and second homes where vacationers sail, swim and fish. Like dozens of other lakes in the state, it also has a problem that is hidden from …
  • Dan Tehan and the myth of school autonomy 10 Nov 2019 06:49 This is because schools are not autonomous. They operate within an increasingly marketised education system driven by competition, public accountability (for example, assessment regimes such as NAPLAN) and increasing accreditation and compliance for …
  • PAP 'must never, ever be afraid to do what is right for Singapore', says PM Lee 10 Nov 2019 06:43 SINGAPORE: The People’s Action Party (PAP) “must never, ever be afraid to do what is right for Singapore”, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Sunday (Nov 10) at the PAP convention, a gathering of the party's members and activists. Citing the …
  • Ayeoribe: Governors risk labour’s fury over minimum wage 10 Nov 2019 04:07     Former Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kwara State Council, Emmanuel Ayeoribe A former Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Kwara State Council, Emmanuel Ayeoribe says labour will paralyse activities in states that are not …
  • Praz seeks shorter bidding timeframes to beat inflation 09 Nov 2019 23:19 The Sunday Mail Martin Kadzere The Procurement Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (Praz) is proposing to index tender prices to a more stable currency on the date of the bid. The authority is arguing that this will improve contracts management and hedge the …
  • ‘Shameful moment from a shameless senator’: Ex-GOP rep blasts Lindsey Graham for refusing to even look at impeachment evidence 09 Nov 2019 19:03 On MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” former Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) laid into Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) for saying he wasn’t even going to read the transcripts from impeachment witnesses because he found the whole process a “sham.” “I don’t …
  • Audible brings jobs – and hope – to Newark, New Jersey 09 Nov 2019 18:13 Newark, New Jersey – Audiobook company Audible is helping transform Newark, New Jersey, bringing in jobs and hope for residents. It's become the city's fastest-growing private employer, with a workforce of more than 1,600.  The company's new …
  • Why Alabama and Mississippi have suddenly gone in opposite directions 09 Nov 2019 15:01 Alabama and Mississippi have been yoked together since they shared the cozy confines of the Mississippi Territory, formed in the late 18th century. The Deep South duo expanded in parallel, on land acquired from native peoples, Spain and, as a result of the …
  • Opinion: Returning veterans also fought for workers' rights 09 Nov 2019 13:29 Winnipeg Strike, crowd at corner of William and Main. 21 June 1919. Archives of Manitoba SunMedia Nov. 11, 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of Remembrance Day. For 100 years we have gathered in our cities, towns, hamlets, and legions, to remember those who …
  • Judge Sides With Legislature, Rules That Forward Funding of Education is Constitutional 09 Nov 2019 10:42 ‘Students, parents, teachers and school administrators deserve certainty in funding’ ANCHORAGE – The Alaska Superior Court issued an order Thursday evening that ruled against the governor’s attempt to reject the Legislature’s forward funding of K-12 …
  • Election Canada tried to beat back 'implausible' online rumours about pencils spoiling ballots 09 Nov 2019 10:05 A new social media monitoring team at Elections Canada spent more than 10 days responding to online disinformation claiming polling stations were using pencils that could be intentionally smudged to spoil voters' ballots. The story started online in …
  • Uhuru’s shocking admission about his father Mzee Jomo Kenyatta 09 Nov 2019 09:59 SUMMARY We do not like to talk about some things but I will still say them. I have a lot of respect for the elderly and our cultural beliefs but the more we are exposed the more we learn. My father was one of the people who were in-charge of FGM in the …
  • EnPro Industries' (NPO) CEO Marvin Riley on Q3 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 09 Nov 2019 08:16 EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPO) Q3 2019 Results Earnings Conference Call November 5, 2019 8:00 AM ET Company Participants Chris O'Neal - Senior Vice President-Strategy-Corporate Development Steve Macadam - Vice Chairman Marvin Riley - Chief Executive …
  • Indonesia defends economic data against doubters, Economy News & Top Stories 09 Nov 2019 06:43 JAKARTA • Indonesia's Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati defended the nation's statistics, saying there was no manipulation of the economic growth figures, after some analysts questioned the unusual stability of the data. "The government …
  • Burned by last crisis, Zimbabweans seek to shelter their savings 09 Nov 2019 06:25 "I no longer trust pension people. [A] pension is supposed to help secure your financial future when you can't work any more. Without it, life after retirement would be a mess." Salome Makani, a 45-year-old procurement officer in Harare, is …
  • All eyes on Texas governor as calls grow to halt execution 09 Nov 2019 05:07 Paul J. Weber, Associated Press Updated 11:04 pm CST, Friday, November 8, 2019 Photo: Ricardo Brazziell, AP FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, death row inmate Rodney Reed waves to his family in the Bastrop County District Court in Bastrop, Texas. …
  • Yet Another in the Ongoing Series Wherein I Examine a Piece of Supposedly Serious Apple Analysis From a Major Media Outlet and Dissect Its Inaccuracies, Fabrications, and Exaggerations Point-by-Point, Despite the Fact That No Matter How Egregious the… 09 Nov 2019 04:12 Wednesday, 19 December 2007 From Adam L. Penenberg’s December cover story for Fast Company, “All Eyes on Apple: Will the gray light of January cool the world’s hottest company?”: Yet this is also a dangerous moment for Apple. In a way the company has never …
  • New witness statements, and gaps in forensic evidence, raise... 09 Nov 2019 04:00 Convicted murderer Rodney Reed is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Nov. 20, but Gov. Greg Abbott has the power to stop it. As it stands, there’s no indication that Abbott will. He has only stopped one execution since becoming governor five years ago …
  • Cooper veto denies teacher raises 09 Nov 2019 02:22 LUMBERTON — One state lawmaker who represents Robeson County supports Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto on Thursday of a bill that would give teachers a pay raise. “I understand what the governor’s interest is,” Rep. Charles Graham said. “He’s trying to hold out for …
  • Review: Spy vs. spy? She loved playing the game. Until ... 09 Nov 2019 02:10 Amaryllis Fox caught the eye of the CIA while studying international security at Georgetown University. She dug up decades of data on every known domestic and international terrorist attack, searching for unnoticed patterns. Fox then developed an algorithm …
  • What are hinge joints? Anatomy and function 09 Nov 2019 01:48 Hinge joints are a type of joint that functions much like the hinge on a door, allowing bones to move in one direction back and forth with limited motion along other planes. The fingers, toes, elbows, knees, and ankles contain hinge joints.Hinge joints are …
  • No One Ever Told Them To ‘Go Home.’ Then Brexit Happened. 09 Nov 2019 01:46 In 2000, Siri Abrahamson moved to London from Sweden. In 2016, the U.K. voted to leave the European Union. In June 2017, while in a grocery store checkout line, Abrahamson spoke to her children, all of whom are bilingual, in Swedish. That’s when she heard …
  • Sarawak’s tax on aluminium product exports will erode Press Metal’s future profits 06 Nov 2019 20:42 Based on AmInvestment Bank estimates, the new tax will cost Press Metal RM64 million and RM89 million in FY20-21F. KUCHING: The Sarawak state government’s proposed one per cent State Sales Tax (SST) on the exports of aluminium products starting from …
  • Cynical voices on social media erode trust in the mainstream news media 06 Nov 2019 12:19 Cynical voices on social media have the power to erode trust in mainstream media and have a bigger impact than positive comment, a study has found.   The strongest influence trust in the news might come from face-face interactions, but researchers say when …
  • ICL Fincorp to acquire Salem Erode Investments 05 Nov 2019 14:11
  • Don’t erode Tasmania’s very soul 05 Nov 2019 13:53
  • France says latest Iran announcements further erode nuclear deal 05 Nov 2019 12:02 PARIS, Nov 5 (Reuters) - France called on Iran to reverse its latest decisions to reduce commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal which contravene the accord and Paris said it was now awaiting a report from the international nuclear watchdog on the issue. “The …
  • Cynical social media voices can erode trust in news media 04 Nov 2019 16:34 Amid rising concerns about low public trust in mainstream media institutions, a Rutgers study found that real-life and online social interactions can strongly influence a person's trust in newspaper, TV and online journalism—but when it comes to online …
  • With 90% curcumin, Erode turmeric is sought after’ 01 Nov 2019 16:02 “Erode is well known for its turmeric, as it has 90 per cent curcumin content, which is preferred by other countries. Every year, Erode produces 6 lakh tonnes of turmeric and we are exporting 60 per cent of them,” said C Kathiravan, District Collector of …
  • Chennai and Tamil Nadu Weather Forecast: Monday, November 11 11 Nov 2019 16:29 In what likely are signs of a welcome change in weather parameters for Chennai city, winds are trending northerly to north-easterly and could become sustained north-easterly to easterly in the days to come. At 9.40 am this Monday, they were north-easterly …
  • Chennai smog: No major improvement in city's air quality on Monday morning 11 Nov 2019 04:52 Sadly, pollution levels in Chennai have not seen any significant improvement. The good news is that there are prospects of winds changing direction towards the Tamil Nadu coast. This is what is emerging in the wake of the erstwhile very severe cyclone …
  • This Tamil Nadu NGO is set to train 5 lakh government school students in 'Kai Silambam' martial arts 07 Nov 2019 06:01 Express News Service MADURAI: With an aim to equipping the children with self-defence skills, an NGO is set to train 5 lakh students from government schools in the state on 'Kai Silambam' (a form of martial art). The training sessions for students …
  • PWD set to embark on State-wide project to build medical colleges 07 Nov 2019 01:59 In early December, the Public Works Department will begin work on constructing six medical colleges across the State. The institutions will come up in Ramanathapuram, Dindigul, Virudhunagar, Tiruppur, Namakkal and the Nilgiris, at a cost of ₹325 crore each …
  • Ambulance for animals extended to 32 districts 06 Nov 2019 01:40 By Express News Service CHENNAI: With Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami flagging off 22 Animal Medical Mobile Ambulances (AMMA) on Tuesday, door step treatment for cattle and livestock has been extended to all 32 districts.  AMMA ambulance project was …
  • Milk: A1, A2 or entirely avoidable? 05 Nov 2019 17:52 The entry to the cowsheds at Mr Dairy in Gurugram is dramatic. Beethoven’s ‘Fifth Symphony in C Minor’ plays — and one of the 60 brown Sahiwal cows hops over a low ledge, prancing away to a patch of maize, barley, corn, wheat, and alfalfa. The five-month- …
  • ‘Final chance’ for government doctors to resume work: Palaniswami 01 Nov 2019 02:28 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday appealed to the government doctors to withdraw their protest and join duty. Speaking to reporters at Salem, he said: “Doctors are seen as equal to God. They are paid to …
  • Final operation to retrieve Sujith Wilson’s body lasted just 20 minutes 30 Oct 2019 01:17 The final operation to retrieve the decomposed body of Sujith Wilson from an abandoned borewell in Nadukattupatti lasted just 20 minutes, in the early hours of Tuesday. According to a reliable source, only 15 members, handpicked by senior officials, were …
  • CM Palaniswami’s father-in-law passes away in Salem 29 Oct 2019 03:13 By Express News Service SALEM: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami’s father-in-law Kaliyannangounder (78) passed away at his residence after suffering cardiac arrest on Sunday evening. The septuagenarian’s body was cremated in Komarapalayam in Namakkal …
  • ‘Forms of protest our democracy adopted are Gandhian’ says Tamil author Perumal Murugan 28 Oct 2019 12:36 Quiet Story: Tamil author and public intellectual Perumal Murugan. (Photos: Tashi Tobgyal) The inaugural edition of ‘Writers At The Express’ reading club, introduced by The Indian Express literary editor Pratik Kanjilal, featured contemporary Tamil author …
  • Not all daughters are welcome: Female foeticide, infanticide make a comeback in T.N. 28 Oct 2019 11:59 A little over 48 hours after birth, doctors found a healthy newborn with no signs of life in the post-natal ward of a government medical college hospital in northern Tamil Nadu last month. The baby was rushed to the neonatal intensive care unit, but it was …
  • Sujith rescue ops hit roadblock, Minister says ‘time to take final decision’ 28 Oct 2019 07:17 Due to the hard rocks, efforts to rescue two-year-old Sujith, who was trapped inside a borewell in a village in Trichy district, have hit a roadblock. Speaking to reporters, Health Minister C Vijayabaskar, who is personally monitoring the rescue operations …
  • Efforts continue to save Sujith, OPS visits spot 28 Oct 2019 02:28 More than two days after he fell into a borewell, efforts continue to  reach and rescue two-year-old Sujith Wilson. The work is making slow progress due to the rocky terrain. Members of the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) along with experts including …
  • TN gets approval for six new govt medical colleges 23 Oct 2019 23:16 Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Government on Wednesday achieved a unique distinction of securing the Centre's approval for starting six medical colleges in the districts that do not have such state-run institutions at present. This could yield an additional …
  • Mettur dam reaches capacity for third time in two months 23 Oct 2019 21:04 The water level at the Stanley reservoir reached capacity at 6.15 a.m. on Wednesday, touching 120 ft. This is the third time in two months that the Mettur dam has attained the full reservoir level (FRL). Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) said …
  • Mettur dam at full reservoir level thrice in three months 23 Oct 2019 07:52 With water at Stanley Reservoir at Mettur reaching its full reservoir level (FRL) of 120 feet at 6.15 a.m. on October 23, 22,500 cusecs is released through the dam power house and tunnel power house in Salem. Officials of the Public Works Department (PWD) …
  • ‘Silence renders the weapons of opponents useless’ 20 Oct 2019 18:59 Tamil author Perumal Murugan (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) Silence is very important to a writer,” said author Perumal Murugan at the inaugural session of The Indian Express readers’ club at the Oxford Bookstore in New Delhi. “Writers at the Express”, …
  • Girl ‘slapped by senior’ dies after suicide bid 18 Oct 2019 01:36 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: A Class XI student died at Namakkal GH on Thursday, few days after she attempted suicide because she was allegedly slapped by her senior in an argument while travelling in school bus. The senior girl and school teacher were …
  • Aavin urges tanker lorry owners to call off strike 15 Oct 2019 03:16 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Aavin Managing Director C Kamaraj has urged the cooperative’s contract tanker lorry owners to call off an indefinite strike they have announced from Wednesday saying that the “process for floating fresh tenders is underway …
  • Aavin milk tanker operators threaten strike from October 16 15 Oct 2019 02:16 Private milk tanker lorries operating for Aavin have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Wednesday demanding settlement of dues and speedy completion of tender process, among other things. The strike will affect supply and distribution of 30 lakh …
  • Tamil Nadu: CBDT seizes Rs 30 crore from educational institutes group 14 Oct 2019 12:28 The group runs several schools and coaching institutes for competitive exams. (Picture for representational purpose) The Central Board of Direct Taxes on Saturday seized Rs 30 crore from the premises of a group that runs several educational institutes in …
  • Rs 30 Crore 'Black Money' Found In Tax Raids At Tamil Nadu Coaching Firm 12 Oct 2019 18:26 The undisclosed income of group is estimated at more than Rs 150 crore, police said (Representational) New Delhi: In raids on a Tamil Nadu-based business group running coaching institutes for competitive examinations, the Income Tax (I-T) Department has …
  • Income tax dept conducts searches in Tamil Nadu, Goa 12 Oct 2019 17:27 New Delhi, Oct 12 () The income tax department has conducted search operations in Tamil Nadu and Goa to crack down on evaders. According to an official statement issued on Saturday, search action on October 11 in the case of a business group based in …
  • I-T raids on coaching centres find Rs 150 cr black money 12 Oct 2019 13:55 New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) In raids on a Tamil Nadu-based business group running coaching institutes for competitive examinations, the Income Tax (I-T) Department has seized Rs 30 crore unaccounted cash. The search and seizure operations covering 17 premises …
  • PM Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur Corridor: Harsimrat | Live Updates 12 Oct 2019 12:18 Oct 12, 2019 5:28 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda Economy of the country is sound, says Union Minister Ravi Shankar Union Minister Ravi Shankar said: "On 2nd October, 3 movies were released. Film trade analyst Komal Nahta told that the day saw …
  • Letter: 60 Duke faculty respond to Department of Education directive 03 Oct 2019 06:32 We appreciate the recent statement on academic freedom from President Price and Provost Kornbluth following the US Department of Education’s investigation of the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East studies. We also welcome the letter to the DOE from 18 …
  • TN CM submits memorandum to PM modi over linking of peninsular rivers 01 Oct 2019 07:47 Image Source : PTI TN CM submits memorandum to PM Modi for expediting linking of peninsular rivers Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday, raising a host of demands, including expediting …
  • Gokulraj murder: Madurai bench refuses bail to 4 accused 01 Oct 2019 02:46 By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Monday dismissed the appeals filed by four accused who are allegedly involved in the murder of a Namakkal youth – Gokulraj in 2015. Chandrasekaran, Giridhar, Suresh and Prabhu had …
  • IIM CAT 2019 registration to close today: Know how to apply 25 Sep 2019 07:45 IIM Kozhikode campus (File photo) IIM CAT 2019 registration: The Indian Institutes of Management-Kozhikode will close the registration today for Common Admission Test (CAT) today. All those applicants who have not submitted their online application can do …
  • DMK’s election affidavit says it gave Rs 40 crore to three allies for expenses 24 Sep 2019 13:06 DMK’s election affidavit says it paid Rs 15 crores to CPI and Rs 10 crores to CPI (M) for election expenses. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) has in its poll affidavit confirmed paying money to its allies Communist Party of India (CPI) and Communist …
  • Kaappaan Movie Review 20 Sep 2019 05:38 It is quite a known fact that Tamil superstar Suriya Sivakumar’s movies are like festivals in India. His ardent fans have already begun with the celebrations as the much talked about Kaappaan hits the screens today. Kaappaan starring Mohanlal, Suriya, Arya …
  • Sivappu Manjal Pachai director Sasi: I am here to make films for the common man 19 Sep 2019 14:51 Sasi directorial Sivappu Manjal Pachai, starring GV Prakash Kumar and Siddharth, hit screens on September 6. Sasi, who started his career in 1998 with Sollamale, has only directed eight films so far. “It’s not about the number of movies I make; only the …
  • Despite ban, hoardings pose a clear and present danger 13 Sep 2019 03:09 Precariously hanging banners and hoardings during any political event or family function of political party functionaries are a common sight on city roads. Despite court directions to ban them, as they endanger motorists and pedestrians, the Chennai …
  • The revivalists: This is how Chennai is replenishing its water bodies 11 Sep 2019 03:05 Express News Service CHENNAI: The summer ofi 2019 has been difficult for Tamil Nadu. The state has been reeling under acute water crisis, especially after Chennai’s Porur Lake, which is considered one of the main sources of water, reached its lowest level. …
  • Mettur: Water release further up to 25,000 cusecs, Flood alert for 12 districts 06 Sep 2019 21:43 SALEM: Amid another record inflow of 73,000 cusecs into Mettur reservoir on Friday evening, PWD authorities have further stepped up the water discharge from 18,000 cusecs to 25,000 cusecs for Cauvery delta irrigation. The enhanced quantum of water release …
  • Economic slowdown adds to truckers’ woes 06 Sep 2019 05:38 The economic slowdown has hit truckers so hard that many are unable to utilise their vehicles due to the absence of cargo. They fear that if this situation persists, it will become difficult for them to pay their EMIs and chances of their vehicles getting …
  • Hat-tricks dominate Day 2 of Subroto Cup U17 Jr Girls 31 Aug 2019 17:38 New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) On the second day of the ongoing Subroto Cup, SAI, Kolkata triumphed over Birla Balika Vidyapeet, Rajasthan 12-0, riding Barshas four goals and Nitus double hat-trick (six goals) in the Girls Pool-A. In the other Pool A match, …
  • Atheist Karunanidhi to get Rs 30L Namakkal temple 26 Aug 2019 05:16
  • Amazon To Buy 49% Stake In India's Future Coupons 23 Aug 2019 09:48 Amazon agreed to buy a 49% stake in Future Coupons Limited, India's Future Retail said in a regulatory filing. The companies did not disclose the value of the deal. As part of the deal, Amazon has been granted a call option, which allows Amazon to …
  • Amazon expands delivery network in Tamil Nadu 22 Aug 2019 12:15 Amazon.in, on Thursday, launched its largest delivery station in Tamil Nadu. The new station in Chennai will enable Amazon to strengthen its last-mile delivery network and ensure faster deliveries across the city. The company announced that it will expand …
  • Amazon eyes expansion, launches largest delivery station in Tamil Nadu 22 Aug 2019 11:49 E-commerce major Amazon has launched a 24,000 square feet delivery station in Chennai, the largest such facility for the company in Tamil Nadu. It will help Amazon Logistics to improve its last mile delivery capabilities in the state. "The company has …
  • Amazon launches largest delivery station in Tamil Nadu 22 Aug 2019 10:18 Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) E-commerce giant Amazon which has doubled its last mile delivery network in Tamil Nadu on Thursday announced the launch of its largest “delivery station” in the state. Located in Chennai, the new station will enable Amazon to …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Heavy inflows take Mettur water level to 108.4 ft. 15 Aug 2019 02:02 After receiving copious flow in the last five days, the inflow in the Stanley reservoir at Mettur dropped to 35,000 cusecs on Wednesday. The inflow, which stood at 60,000 cusecs at 6 a.m., started reducing, and was at 35,000 cusecs in the evening. At 4 p.m …
  • CM opens sluices of Stanley reservoir 14 Aug 2019 04:04 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Tuesday said projects worth ₹600 crore were being implemented to build check dams across canals and rivers in the State. Speaking after raising the shutters of the Mettur dam for irrigation in the delta region, Mr. …
  • Flood warning issued for downstream areas of Cauvery as Mettur level rises 14 Aug 2019 02:11 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Central Water Commission on Tuesday issued a advisory flood warning in downstream areas along Cauvery in Tamil Nadu, as Mettur dam is fast filling up due to heavy rain in Karnataka. The rainfall in Cauvery catchment area …
  • Tamil Nadu releases water from Mettur dam for delta irrigation 13 Aug 2019 05:53 By Express News Service SALEM: The Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami released water from Mettur dam for delta irrigation on Tuesday morning. Due to heavy rain poured in catchment areas, dams in Karnataka are attained its full capacity. Following this, …
  • Palaniswami to open sluice gates of Mettur dam today 13 Aug 2019 02:23 In view of the heavy rain in the catchment area of the Cauvery basin, the Tamil Nadu government is set to open the gates of the Mettur dam for irrigation on August 13. Presently, the dam holds 62 tmc ft of water. Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami will …
  • Chennai Corporation to raise ducks, hens to fight house flies 10 Aug 2019 04:44 The Chennai Corporation is planning to raise select hen and duck breeds at decentralised waste processing centres to control houseflies. Decaying material in the decentralised waste processing centres have led to a rise in houseflies in the vicinity, …
  • A Simple Method to Improve Heart-Attack Repair Using Stem Cell-Derived Heart Muscle Cells 07 Aug 2019 20:38 Newswise — BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The heart cannot regenerate muscle tissue after a heart attack has killed part of the muscle wall. That dead tissue can strain surrounding muscle, leading to a lethal heart enlargement. Biomedical engineers believe they can …
  • Mafia concocts ‘aged’ brew in Salem 03 Aug 2019 03:02 Express News Service SALEM: Septuagenarian S Alamelu seemed like any other elderly woman living next door. That was until Thursday when sleuths of the Magudanchavadi police swooped down on her place at Mottur near Elampillai and arrested her for allegedly …
  • Rs 90 crore Central funds awaited to kick start 8 livestock projects 30 Jul 2019 01:59 Express News Service CHENNAI: The State government is awaiting funds from the Union government to implement eight schemes earmarked under the National Livestock Mission 2018-19, for the last eight months, according to official sources. It is learnt that a …
  • CAT 2019 official notification released, registration process to begin August 7 28 Jul 2019 12:32 CAT Notification 2019: The entrance examination will be held on November 24 CAT 2019 Official Notification: Indian Institutes of Management (IIM Kozhikode) has released the notification for the Common Admission Test 2019 (CAT 2019) on Sunday, July 28. The …
  • Quenching thirst of millions despite 15 years of drought-hit life  28 Jul 2019 01:45 Express News Service TIRUNELVELI: This year, the water crisis in Tamil Nadu has hit a new low. Even as people in various parts of the State have come to the streets demanding water, the State has relied on the labourers of the Tamil Nadu Water Supply and …
  • On how Tamil Yeoman became the State butterfly of Tamil Nadu 26 Jul 2019 13:42 “It was sometime in 2015 while on a trek inside Siruvani that I first sighted this tawny butterfly,” recalls Sharan Venkatesh of the Rhopalocera and Odonata Association, a group formed to observe, record, and discuss butterflies in the mountains of …
  • DVAC sleuths raid DSP’s house in Kovai 25 Jul 2019 21:49 COIMBATORE: In an unfortunate development, sleuths of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) raided the house of a DSP here on Thursday in connection with a bribe complaint lodged by an alleged 'Ganja' dealer. According to source, …
  • 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 …
  • Nature enthusiasts begin reviving Singalandapuram Lake 23 Jul 2019 05:11 Students, senior citizens and nature enthusiasts have embarked on a mission to restore 70-acre Singalandapuram Lake to its old glory. The Singalandapuram Lake near Rasipuram is one of the largest lakes in the region and a mjor water source the area. …
  • Cauvery water from KRS flows into Biligundlu 23 Jul 2019 04:45 With Karnataka having begun releasing Cauvery water from the Krishnaraja Sagar reservoir, the inflow, as recorded at the gauging site in Biligundlu on the Tamil Nadu-Karnataka border in Krishnagiri district, has been on the rise since Monday morning. On …
  • Only headmistress attends this school 23 Jul 2019 01:35 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: In a bizarre reversal of events, this government school in the Namakkal village of Ponneripatti has no student for this academic year. Even as its student strength had been at the lowest for the past four years, the School …
  • 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, …
  • TN police to be equipped with drones, body cameras & more 20 Jul 2019 09:32 The Tamil Nadu police will soon buy body-worn cameras and drones for maintaining law and order. An announcement in this regard was made by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, during the discussion on demands for grants for police and fire and rescue …
  • 4th police commission will be constituted soon to address cops' grievances, says CM 19 Jul 2019 22:58 Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday disclosed that the AIADMK government was considering to set up the fourth Police Commission  in the state to help resolve their grievances and demands for additional perks and incentives to the …
  • Govt promises welfare board for scribes, awards for Tamil savants 19 Jul 2019 02:09 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Information Minister Kadambur Raju on Thursday promised a welfare board for journalists based on a report from a four-member committee to be headed by State Finance Secretary S Krishnan. Intervening during the speech of DMK …
  • CM urges PM to allow maize import by farmers, waive import duty 16 Jul 2019 08:30 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has urged Prime Minister Narendrfa Modi to allow poultry Farmers to import maize to tide over the crisis and waive the import duty as a special case. In a letter to Modi, a copy of which was released to the …
  • Tamil Nadu CM urges PM to allow duty-free import of maize by poultry farmers 15 Jul 2019 16:47 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to permit poultry farmers in the State to import maize to tide over the acute shortage of the commodity which is the main feed ingredient for the birds. He also …
  • Tamil Nadu government begins Copra procurement at hiked rates under Price Support Scheme 14 Jul 2019 09:34 By PTI CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has begun procurement of 50,000 tonnes of copra from farmers at an enhanced rate under the Price Support Scheme for the 2019 season following approval from the Centre. The procurement drive, which will benefit …
  • Five months later, Tamil Nadu activist Mugilan surfaces, arrested for ‘rape’ 07 Jul 2019 22:31 Mugilan was found at Tirupati station on Saturday Five months after he mysteriously disappeared from a railway station in Chennai, prominent environment activist Mugilan was found on Saturday evening at Tirupati railway station in Andhra Pradesh. While the …
  • India: Tamil Nadu govt announces relief to worm-hit maize farmers 05 Jul 2019 04:10 Julie Mariappan | TNN CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday announced Rs 186.25 crore to maize farmers affected by fall armyworm, an invasive pest. Making a suo motu announcement in the assembly, Palaniswami said that relief …
  • TN CM flags off investments worth Rs 2515 crore in state 04 Jul 2019 15:12 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today flagged off commercial production of three factories and laid the foundation stones for 13 new projects in state industrial parks and individual establishments, signalling inflow of Rs 2515 …
  • LPG transporters put strike call on hold 01 Jul 2019 17:06 Tamil Nadu’s bulk LPG transporters have decided not to go ahead with a strike, planned to start from Monday, after an association representing the transporters and oil marketing companies agreed to resolve a dispute over a tender through a mediator. This …
  • Plea to stall strike by LPG transporters 29 Jun 2019 02:28 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A writ plea has been made in the High Court for a direction to the State Commissioner of Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection department and the DGP, to invoke powers under the Essential Commodities Act, to take immediate …
  • Thiru/Selvi: In Tamil Nadu, it means Mr or Ms; in Delhi University, it means confusion 28 Jun 2019 22:54 At Ramjas College on Friday. (Express Photo: Abhinav Saha) Written by Aranya Shankar and Ananya Tiwari In Tamil Nadu, the titles ‘Selvi’ and ‘Thiru’ are prefixed before names to denote ‘Ms.’ or ‘Mr.’ In some Delhi University colleges, though, these titles …
  • CM declares open fishing harbours, milk parlour 26 Jun 2019 03:11 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday declared open a fishing harbour at Thengaipattinam built at a cost of `97 crore, modernised fishing harbour at Mallipattinam in Thanjavur district (Rs 60 crore), fish landing …
  • Cleaning up the Cauvery: TN CM's proposal addresses the need of the hour 23 Jun 2019 03:37 “Nadanthai Vaazhi Cauvery” (Move on, and live long, [Oh] Cauvery). These words of Ilango Adigal in his classic, Silappadikaram, have been coming up repeatedly in public discourse over the centuries. Nearly 50 years ago, eminent Tamil writer T. Janakiraman …
  • 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 …
  • Chennai engineering college teachers turn enrolment agents to save jobs 17 Jun 2019 10:07 Express News Service CHENNAI: Ranjith stares at a spreadsheet on his computer which has names of school students, their addresses, mobile numbers and their subject stream in Class 12, among other details. He pulls out his phone, judging which of the …
  • Learn coding for free, pay when you get job 17 Jun 2019 03:27 BENGALURU: Bharani Dharanidharan (25) hails from Namakkal in rural Tamil Nadu. Last year, after finishing his engineering degree from Anna University, he was freelancing — making Rs 5-6 lakh a year. Cut to 2019: Dharanidharan works for a US-based startup …
  • Alumni give back to their school 16 Jun 2019 17:14 Efforts by alumni of Government Higher Secondary School at Pasur in Kodumudi Union has started to yield results as induction of two vans to transport students to the school at free of cost has helped in admitting 100 students so far in the academic year. …
  • Periyar University result 2019: How to check UG, PG April exam result at periyaruniversity.ac.in 15 Jun 2019 08:50 Periyar University UG, PG Results April 2019: Candidates can download result from the official website – periyaruniversity.ac.in Periyar University UG, PG Results April 2019: The Periyar University will be releasing the result for UG and PG examination …
  • 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 …
  • Bengaluru-Karaikal passenger train derails near Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu, passengers safe 11 Nov 2019 02:17
  • Engine derails; alert loco pilot, guard save lives 10 Nov 2019 23:47 TNN | tnn | Updated: Nov 11, 2019, 4:30 IST Bengaluru/Krishnagiri: The front wheels of the engine of a Karaikal-bound fast passenger from Bengaluru derailed in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri district on Sunday, but thanks to loco pilot SP Singh and guard …
  • Bengaluru gets Anti-Terrorist Cell amid reports of growing terror activities 05 Nov 2019 16:09 [Representational Image]IANS Due to the growing threat of terrorist activities in Bengaluru, the Karnataka government has developed a dedicated Anti-Terrorist Cell under the Central Crime Branch (CCB) in Silicon Valley to tackle terrorism. The city Police …
  • Police battle charges of fake encounter killing of Maoists 02 Nov 2019 08:54 The Kerala Police have sought to defend the killing of four Maoists in the Manjakkatti forests in Palakkad early this week by displaying the weapons seized from them. These include an AK 47 assault rifle, two Lee Enfield .303 rifles and scores of rounds of …
  • Vijay's 'Bigil' crosses 100 crore mark in three days 28 Oct 2019 13:29 By IANS CHENNAI: Tamil superstar Vijay's Diwali release, "Bigil", has crossed the Rs 100-crore mark worldwide in just three days since its release. The film, directed by Atlee Kumar, is the big Tamil release of the ongoing festive season. …
  • Kasturi Shankar criticises Vijay fans for vandalism 26 Oct 2019 19:27 Kasturi is one actress who does not fear commenting on any person or issue even if she gets trolled for it often. She also hits back in her own style. The latest round has come Kasturi’s sharp remarks on Vijay fans who indulged in vandalism at a theatre in …
  • A dark Diwali 26 Oct 2019 18:33 The Diwali week has proven to be disappointing for fans of Akshay Kumar and Vijay. Akshay’s Housefull 4 has opened to scathing reviews, while Vijay’s Bigil has got relatively better reviews, the superstar’s fans are disappointed with what he had to offer …
  • Chennai/Tamil Nadu weather forecast: Saturday, October 26 26 Oct 2019 12:43 Vanakkam! Is rain in the air? Well, Chennaiites, it would be interesting to try out some old-fashioned forecasting techniques, which have been found to work almost always. After all, the physics of the atmosphere does not change, and is the same everywhere …
  • Growing homes the natural way 26 Oct 2019 07:12 Express News Service CHENNAI: I didn’t want to just buy a piece of land and then sit on it for 20 years. I joined Beforest because that way I can ensure a clean sustainable second home for my children,” said Rajvel Manoharan, member of the Coorg collective …
  • Chennai Weather: What to expect today (Saturday, October 26) 26 Oct 2019 04:37 Vanakkam! Is rain in the air? Well, Chennaiites, it would be interesting to try out some old-fashioned forecasting techniques, which have been found to work almost always. After all, the physics of the atmosphere does not change, and is the same everywhere …
  • 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 …
  • 'Bigil' review: Thalapathy’s ‘message’ is flawed in this more massy than ‘Mersal’ film 25 Oct 2019 16:55 Online Desk Happy Diwali to Vijay fans - and Vijay fans only. Like Karthik Subbaraj’s tribute to Rajinism, 'Bigil' is fan boy Atlee’s paean to Vijay. Imagine a 'Mersal' but ten times extra - from slo-mo shots to elaborate fights to hero- …
  • 30 Detained In Tamil Nadu For Vandalism After Release Of 25 Oct 2019 13:41 Several police officials were deployed to bring the situation under control. Krishnagiri: The Tamil Nadu police today detained 30 people for allegedly vandalising property after timings of actor Vijay-starrer movie "Bigil" were changed at …
  • TN Agricultural University establishes Ultra High Density Planting demo plot for mango 25 Oct 2019 12:13 Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has established a 1.5 acre demonstration plot for Ultra High Density Planting (UHDP) of mango in the College Orchard of Horticultural College &Research Institute here. This plot was inaugurated by Banwarilal …
  • 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 …
  • Vijay’s Bigil opens big, gets last minute clearance for special shows, fans protest 25 Oct 2019 06:58 After witnessing twists and turns, it was happy ending for Vijay’s Bigil, as the Tamil Nadu government finally gave permission to screen special shows. Following this, special shows of the film started across Tamil Nadu during the early hours of today. As …
  • TN gets approval for six new govt medical colleges 23 Oct 2019 23:16 Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Government on Wednesday achieved a unique distinction of securing the Centre's approval for starting six medical colleges in the districts that do not have such state-run institutions at present. This could yield an additional …
  • Chennai, parts of State to get heavy rain for two days, says Met department 22 Oct 2019 06:53 Two weather systems are likely to bring heavy to very heavy rain to the city as well as parts of the State. The cyclonic circulations that lie over south Tamil Nadu and adjoining north Sri Lanka and Comorin area are likely to bring widespread rainfall till …
  • Karnataka-TN highway expansion halted to protect elephant corridor  19 Oct 2019 13:41 Express News Service CHENNAI: The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has halted the highway expansion project between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu as the construction would potentially harm critical elephant corridor and seven lakes in and around Hosur in …
  • Declaration of holiday by govt under NI Act not applicable to private factories: Madras High Court 18 Oct 2019 07:40 The declaration of a holiday by the government under the Negotiable Instruments Act of 1881 will not be applicable to private companies falling under the Factories Act of 1948 and therefore workers will not be entitled to wages if they fail to turn up for …
  • Bengaluru to get Anti-Terrorist Squad amid reports of growing terror activities 16 Oct 2019 21:43 Basavaraj BommaiTwitter With an increase in terror activities in Bengaluru, the Karnataka government has decided to develop a dedicated Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) in Silicon Valley to tackle terrorism. Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Tuesday ( …
  • Daughter Lost On Welcoming Daughter-In-Law: Madras High Court On Techie Subhasree's Death 15 Oct 2019 18:32 Subashree was killed after a hoarding fell on her and a truck crushed her (File Photo) Chennai: A daughter lost her life in the process of welcoming a daughter-in-law, the Madras High Court observed on Tuesday referring to the death of a woman techie in a …
  • Bengaluru-Specific Anti-Terror Squad To Be In Place From November 1 15 Oct 2019 18:31 Along with ATS, cyber security and psychotropic drug control cells would be set up (Representational) Bengaluru: A Bengaluru specific Anti-Terror Squad would come into being from November 1 in view of NIA's suspicion that some terrorist groups could be …
  • Jamat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh terrorists trying to expand in South India, reveals NIA 14 Oct 2019 22:51 National Investigation Agency(NIA)'s national conference of Chiefs of Anti-Terrorism Squad/ Special Task Force underway in Delhi.Twitter The National Investigating Agency (NIA) has revealed the hiding spots of ISIS terrorists and Jamat-ul- …
  • JMB aims to spread terror in India: NIA chief 14 Oct 2019 11:31 New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Indicating that Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) is a threat to the nation, National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director General Y.C. Modi on Monday said the terror group has been attempting to expand its operations across …
  • Jamaat-ul Mujahideen aims to spread its op in India: NIA chief 14 Oct 2019 09:04 New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Indicating Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) a threat to the nation, National Investigation Agency (NIA) Y.C. Modi on Monday said the terror group has been attempting to spread its operations across India and a list of 125 …
  • Government Cleans Up Tamil Nadu Only When "Big Leaders" Visit: High Court 10 Oct 2019 20:36 An extensive clean-up drive is on in Chennai and Mamallapuram ahead of India-China talks. Chennai: Taking note of the extensive clean-up drive in Chennai and nearby Mamallapuram ahead of summit talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese …
  • Four relatives from same family plunge to death at dam while posing for selfie 09 Oct 2019 13:53 Four members of the same family died after falling from a dam while posing for a selfie in India. The victims were among a group of six people holding hands as they stood above the Pamdar dam in the southern state of Tamil Nadu in India on Sunday, police …
  • Bride and family die in selfie gone wrong 09 Oct 2019 03:44 A newly married woman and three members of her family have tragically died in horrific circumstances after they tried to take a selfie in front of a dam. The 20-year-old bride, identified as V. Nivedha, and her husband G. Perumalsamy, 24, were visiting …
  • India: Four family members drown taking selfie at dam 08 Oct 2019 23:31  Share This On: Pambar Dam in India (CNN) — Four members of the same family drowned at a dam in India Sunday after slipping into the water while trying to take a selfie. Newlywed bride V Nivedha, 20, died alongside family members Sneha, 22, Kanniga, 20, …
  • Four Members Of Family In India Die Taking Selfie 08 Oct 2019 22:44 India has recorded the highest number of selfie deaths of any country in the world, according to a 2018 study.The incident took place at Pambar dam in the southern state, according to S Prabhakar, a senior police official from the district of Krishnagiri. …
  • Selfie slip leaves four dead at India dam 08 Oct 2019 09:56 Newlywed bride V Nivedha, 20, died alongside family members Sneha, 22, Kanniga, 20, and Santosh, 14, who was the first to slip into the water, according to local police in the state of Tamil Nadu. Her husband, G Perumalsamy, 25, survived and managed to …
  • Indian selfie deaths: Four drown in reservoir in Tamil Nadu 07 Oct 2019 17:51 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tamil Nadu is home to many dams and reservoirs that are popular with visitors A newly married woman and three of her family drowned in a reservoir after trying to take a selfie, said police in the southern Indian …
  • "Punish The Wind": AIADMK Leader On Chennai Techie Killed By Hoarding 06 Oct 2019 08:16 Subashree was crushed to death after a flex banner allegedly fell on the two-wheeler she was riding Chennai: In a bizarre statement, veteran Tamil Nadu politician C Ponnaiyan held the wind responsible for the tragic death of the Chennai software engineer …
  • Subasri death case: Jayagopal remanded to 14-day judicial custody 28 Sep 2019 07:42 Former AIADMK councillor S. Jayagopal, who was arrested in connection with the death of Subasri in a road accident after an illegal flex board fell on her, has been remanded to judicial custody till October 11. After being pulled up by the Madras High …
  • Four more persons nabbed in Subasri’s death case 28 Sep 2019 06:05 The Traffic Police of St Thomas Mount has apprehended four more persons in connection with the death of Subasri in a road accident after an illegal flex board fell on her. They added that these four persons had been hired to put up the banners, erected by …
  • Subasri’s parents hopeful that justice will prevail 28 Sep 2019 00:03 After hearing about the arrest of AIADMK former councillor S. Jayagopal, Subasri’s parents said they were hopeful that the judiciary would ensure that he was punished. Jayagopal was arrested in Krishnagiri on Friday. He will be brought to Chennai to be …
  • 15 days after Subasri death, ex-AIADMK councillor Jayagopal arrested 27 Sep 2019 19:07 A fortnight after the death of R. Subasri, a young Chennai-based techie, caused by an illegal banner, former AIADMK councillor S. Jayagopal was arrested on Friday. He is accused of putting up the banner announcing his son’s wedding. Confirming Jayagopal’s …
  • AIADMK Leader Arrested For Installing Hoarding That Fell On Techie 27 Sep 2019 14:23 Subashree Ravi, a software professional, was killed after a hoarding fell and a truck ran over her Chennai: A local leader of the AIADMK has been arrested for allegedly putting up party hoardings, one of which fell on a 23-year-old software engineer in …
  • NIA seizes material used for explosives from hideouts 25 Sep 2019 02:50 By Express News Service BENGALURU: He had not only used Bengaluru as the perfect hideout after his escape after the Burdwan blast in 2014, the alleged Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorist Mohammed Jahidul Islam (38) had also used the city to …
  • NIA seizes IED materials from Jamat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh in Bengaluru 24 Sep 2019 19:46 By PTI BENGALURU: The National Investigation Agency said on Tuesday that it has recovered Improvised Explosive Device materials from the Bengaluru module of Jamat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) which was busted this year. The items were seized based on the …
  • Terror group hid in S. India after Burdwan blast: NIA 24 Sep 2019 17:24 New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency on Tuesday said a group of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terrorists had taken shelter at various hideouts in South India to further the activities of the terror group after the 2014 Burdwan …
  • 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- …
  • Heavy rain likely at isolated places in Chennai 23 Sep 2019 07:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at isolated places over Tamil Nadu on Monday according to a weather bulletin released by the Regional Meteorological department. While there was a short spell of heavy rain in various parts …
  • Light rain, pleasant evenings in store for a few more days 15 Sep 2019 21:36 The sunny weather in the morning turned pleasant towards evening in some parts of the city as they received mild showers. Royapettah, Kamarajar Salai, Anna Salai, Chintadripet, Adyar and R.A. Puram saw light rain in the evening. Officials of the …
  • Atrocities against Dalits: Monitoring remains infrequent, finds SASY in RTI queries 09 Sep 2019 06:13 Express News Service NEW DELHI: The monitoring of prevention of atrocities against Dalits remains infrequent with less number of district level vigilance and monitoring committee meetings held in districts of Tamil Nadu, according to information received …
  • lllegal sale of gutka busted in Karur, 4 held 06 Sep 2019 03:21 Express News Service KARUR: Karur Town Police on Thursday seized around 1.5 tons of gutka from a godown and arrested four persons in connection to it. Based on a tip-off, the police along with CB-CID officials conducted raid at the godown. They found that …
  • MilkLane forays into cattle feed business 04 Sep 2019 20:48 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] Sept 04 (ANI/NewsVoir): MilkLane, a Bengaluru based dairy start-up incubated by Pioneering Ventures, forays into cattle feed business with the launch of a new brand with two variants called 'Aayush Max and Aayush Rich…
  • Construction tech startup Katerra to ramp up India biz 03 Sep 2019 19:19 BENGALURU : SoftBank-funded construction technology startup Katerra Inc. plans to ramp up operations in India, eyeing opportunities in the commercial office, retail and hospitality sectors. The US-based company thrives on construction technologies that are …
  • Man, son from TN robbed in Delhi 27 Aug 2019 17:43 New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) A 49-year-old man and his son from Tamil Nadu were robbed of their money and other valuables allegedly by eight people in Nuh district of Haryana, the police said on Tuesday. According to the FIR, registered at the IGI Airport …
  • 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 …
  • Amazon To Buy 49% Stake In India's Future Coupons 23 Aug 2019 09:48 Amazon agreed to buy a 49% stake in Future Coupons Limited, India's Future Retail said in a regulatory filing. The companies did not disclose the value of the deal. As part of the deal, Amazon has been granted a call option, which allows Amazon to …
  • Amazon expands delivery network in Tamil Nadu 22 Aug 2019 12:15 Amazon.in, on Thursday, launched its largest delivery station in Tamil Nadu. The new station in Chennai will enable Amazon to strengthen its last-mile delivery network and ensure faster deliveries across the city. The company announced that it will expand …
  • Amazon eyes expansion, launches largest delivery station in Tamil Nadu 22 Aug 2019 11:49 E-commerce major Amazon has launched a 24,000 square feet delivery station in Chennai, the largest such facility for the company in Tamil Nadu. It will help Amazon Logistics to improve its last mile delivery capabilities in the state. "The company has …
  • Amazon launches largest delivery station in Tamil Nadu 22 Aug 2019 10:18 Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) E-commerce giant Amazon which has doubled its last mile delivery network in Tamil Nadu on Thursday announced the launch of its largest “delivery station” in the state. Located in Chennai, the new station will enable Amazon to …
  • Rains likely in north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry for next two days: Met 20 Aug 2019 23:25 By PTI CHENNAI: The city and its surroundings witnessed mild overnight rains on Tuesday even as the weather office forecast more spells during the next two days due to a "wind confluence." Earlier, sharp, intermittent showers had lashed the city …
  • Rain fury kills 22 in Himachal Pradesh, Delhi on flood alert | 10 Points 19 Aug 2019 09:33 Rain fury hits India/PTI image Heavy rains are continuing unabated in several states across the country. These include Himachal Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttarakhand, Kerala, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh. Meanwhile, a flood alert was …
  • 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 …
  • CM grants Rs 10 lakh aid to kin of TASMAC employee 17 Aug 2019 02:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday granted financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh to the family of M Raja, salesman of the TASMAC shop on Aavalnatham Koottu Road near Nedusalai village in Krishnagiri district.  …
  • One-day State-wide protest to highlight concerns 17 Aug 2019 02:23 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI/TIRUPUR: Two days after a TASMAC staff was hacked to death amidst a robbery, members of TASMAC Employees Association shut down all outlets to stage a one-day protest across the State. Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri too …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Flood warning issued for downstream areas of Cauvery as Mettur level rises 14 Aug 2019 02:11 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Central Water Commission on Tuesday issued a advisory flood warning in downstream areas along Cauvery in Tamil Nadu, as Mettur dam is fast filling up due to heavy rain in Karnataka. The rainfall in Cauvery catchment area …
  • Palaniswami to open sluice gates of Mettur dam today 13 Aug 2019 02:23 In view of the heavy rain in the catchment area of the Cauvery basin, the Tamil Nadu government is set to open the gates of the Mettur dam for irrigation on August 13. Presently, the dam holds 62 tmc ft of water. Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami will …
  • CM to open Mettur dam tomorrow 12 Aug 2019 16:06 Here goes the big and good news for farmers in delta districts. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced opening of the sluice gates of the Mettur dam tomorrow. Palaniswami will leave Chennai tonight by flight to Coimbatore. He will …
  • Katerra to set up $100 million manufacturing plant in Hyderabad 08 Aug 2019 06:04 ET Bureau| Aug 08, 2019, 10.43 AM IST AFP Some of its current customers include Infosys, Embassy, Bosch, Indira Canteen, KMCH Hospitals, GEMS Schools and Vaishnavi Builders, among others. (Representative image) Hyderabad: Silicon Valley-headquartered …
  • Katerra sets up second plant in India at Rs 700 cr 07 Aug 2019 15:57 US-based design and technology construction company Katerra is setting up an integrated manufacturing plant at Shadnagar near here with an investment of ₹700 crore. “The factory will manufacture 8 million sq ft of prefabricated building components and …
  • Mafia concocts ‘aged’ brew in Salem 03 Aug 2019 03:02 Express News Service SALEM: Septuagenarian S Alamelu seemed like any other elderly woman living next door. That was until Thursday when sleuths of the Magudanchavadi police swooped down on her place at Mottur near Elampillai and arrested her for allegedly …
  • Cauvery panel orders Karnataka to release water to Tamil Nadu for 5 more days 02 Aug 2019 14:15 In picture: Krishna Raja Sagara Dam built on Cauvery river.IANS File Photo [Representational Image] The Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC) has asked the Karnataka government to release Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu for the next five days.  The …
  • 16-year-old killed by classmate at a residential school in Kodaikanal 31 Jul 2019 11:03 IANS A 16-year-old student at a residential school in Kodaikanal was killed by his classmate after a quarrel on Monday night. The victim, identified as S Kapil Raghavendra, was a student of Class 10 at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Gandhi Vidhyashram. He …
  • Boy killed by classmate in Kodaikanal residential school 31 Jul 2019 07:19 A Class X student of a private residential school in Kodaikanal was allegedly killed by his classmate on Monday night following a quarrel over some petty issue. The victim, aged 16, hailed from Hosur in Krishnagiri district. The police said the suspect …
  • Tamil Nadu Class 10 Boy Stabbed To Death With Scissors By Classmate: Cops 31 Jul 2019 07:17 The accused, identified as Shree Harrish, is also 16 years old and has been arrested for murder Chennai: In a shocking incident at a residential school in the hill town of Kodaikanal in Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu, a 16-year-old boy was murdered …
  • Rescued bonded labourers lead anti-trafficking rally 31 Jul 2019 02:46 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Mahadesh (23) from Krishnagiri lost his childhood and teenage years having seen nothing more than the insides of a rock quarry in Jigani, Anekal taluk since he was six months old. Deprived of education, freedom and good …
  • 10th standard student killed by classmate in TN 30 Jul 2019 13:22 Chennai, July 30 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a Class 10 boy was murdered allegedly by his classmate at Kodaikanal in Dindigul district of Tamil Nadu, the police said on Tuesday. On Monday, the deceased — Kapil Raghavendra — had a tiff with his classmate …
  • Cycle Expedition as part of “Year of Next of Kin” flagged off 30 Jul 2019 10:48 Hyderabad: The Indian Army is commemorating this year as the ‘Year of Next of Kin’ and plans to reach out to the next of kin of battle casualties and physical casualties to inform them of entitled financial benefits, welfare schemes and help in resolving …
  • DVAC sleuths raid DSP’s house in Kovai 25 Jul 2019 21:49 COIMBATORE: In an unfortunate development, sleuths of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) raided the house of a DSP here on Thursday in connection with a bribe complaint lodged by an alleged 'Ganja' dealer. According to source, …
  • Cauvery water from KRS flows into Biligundlu 23 Jul 2019 04:45 With Karnataka having begun releasing Cauvery water from the Krishnaraja Sagar reservoir, the inflow, as recorded at the gauging site in Biligundlu on the Tamil Nadu-Karnataka border in Krishnagiri district, has been on the rise since Monday morning. On …
  • Govt promises welfare board for scribes, awards for Tamil savants 19 Jul 2019 02:09 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Information Minister Kadambur Raju on Thursday promised a welfare board for journalists based on a report from a four-member committee to be headed by State Finance Secretary S Krishnan. Intervening during the speech of DMK …
  • Scenic encounters, tranquil waters: Here's where to head for a weekend getaway this monsoon 18 Jul 2019 06:44 FROM AHMEDABAD & MUMBAI: AMBOLI Situated on the southern ranges of the Sahyadris at a height of 2,265 ft, this sylvan precinct is the last mountain resort along the western coast before the Sahyadris give way to beaches. With gently rolling knolls and …
  • Tamil Nadu police rescue baby sold for Rs 25,000 from Karnataka 18 Jul 2019 02:40 Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: An investigation into the alleged incident of baby selling revealed a murky tale of illicit affairs, and took the officials on a rescue mission spanning three states and two days. The 14-month-old boy was rescued from …
  • Man, 30, Injured After His Cell Phone Explodes While Speaking 15 Jul 2019 16:26 The man managed to bring the bike to a halt before losing consciousness. (Representational) Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu: A 30-year-old man was seriously injured after his mobile phone exploded when he was speaking to a relative while riding a bike, the police …
  • Tamil Nadu government begins Copra procurement at hiked rates under Price Support Scheme 14 Jul 2019 09:34 By PTI CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has begun procurement of 50,000 tonnes of copra from farmers at an enhanced rate under the Price Support Scheme for the 2019 season following approval from the Centre. The procurement drive, which will benefit …
  • CM allows DMK MLA to finish speech, Oppn lauds magnanimity 04 Jul 2019 03:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a rare gesture, principal opposition party DMK lauded Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami in the Assembly on Wednesday for being magnanimous in allowing the opposition members to finish their speeches unlike other …
  • Tamil Nadu woman finds missing husband in TikTok video after 3 years 04 Jul 2019 02:21 TikTokTwitter In what seems to be a very curious case, a man from Tamil Nadu who was missing for nearly three years was spotted by his relatives on a 'TikTok' video and was rejoined with his family. The incident took place at Villupuram of the …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …