• Nilgiris tea production down 15 per cent in 2019 14 Jan 2020 16:50 Tea production in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in the South, was down 14.48 per cent in 2019 over the 2018 calendar year. Tea producing companies in the district have informed the Tea Board that their output in December dropped to 0.96 …
  • Nilgiris made phenomenal impact in arts, environment 01 Jan 2020 22:09 In September a ban was imposed on plastic PET water bottles paving way for cleaner environs in Nilgiris. OOTY: A revisit to 2019 in Nilgiris showed that the hills made some phenomenal impact in science, arts, education and environment. The early part of …
  • Move to limit use of highly toxic pesticides in the Nilgiris 30 Dec 2019 02:13 Efforts are on to limit and eventually eliminate the use of “red” and “yellow-labelled” toxic pesticides in the Nilgiris. Water contamination According to officials in the Horticulture Department, the pesticides marked with the two labels are known to be …
  • Hundreds turn up to witness solar eclipse in the Nilgiris 26 Dec 2019 13:33 Hundreds of residents from across the Nilgiris turned up at the Government Arts College grounds as well as the Radio Astronomy Centre in Udhagamandalam on Thursday to catch a glimpse of the annular solar eclipse, which was clearly visible in the Nilgiris. …
  • How Nilgiris is preparing to shift to 100% organic 25 Dec 2019 09:42
  • Nilgiris tea output down 15 per cent 19 Dec 2019 17:37 Tea production in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in the South, has fallen by 15.19 per cent till November, compared with the same period last year. Although northeast monsoon was active in November, tea estates suffered from low sunshine …
  • Tea Board issues show-cause notice to units in Nilgiris 17 Dec 2019 16:57 PS Sundar The Tea Board has issued show-cause notices to some factories in the Nilgiris for allegedly manufacturing inferior-quality tea. According to Tea Board Executive Director M Balaji, during the inspection conducted by Board officials, these …
  • Officials continue to search for tiger on prowl in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris district 15 Dec 2019 07:50 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Officials from the Forest Department have stated that they are monitoring the movement of a subadult tiger at Eelada village near Kotagiri in the Nilgiris district, on Saturday. Though the picture of the tiger, which is …
  • Nilgiris tea production falls 16.21% 22 Nov 2019 11:57 PS Sundar Despite heavy showers in October, the production of tea in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, was lower than that of October 2018 due to fewer sunshine hours. The Nilgiris received rains on 20 days last month but the …
  • Work to set up first medical college in Nilgiris to begin soon: Tamil Nadu Minister 20 Nov 2019 16:02 This will be first medical college in the area. (Representational image) Work to set up the first medical college in the hilly Nilgiris district will begin soon, Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani said on Wednesday. The Centre has …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • WPIAL announces football realignment, new classifications for teams in 2020 season 20 Jan 2020 23:24 High school football will look different next fall. The WPIAL approved its conference realignment plan that was created by input from the schools.Scroll down to see the new WPIAL football conference alignments.A couple big takeaways:Class 5A will be …
  • Cyclist recovering after being hit by vehicle that left scene of crash south of Winston-Salem 20 Jan 2020 22:04 Please enable Javascript to watch this video DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. — Davidson County Highway Patrol troopers are looking into an incident where a cyclist was hit by a driver while on his way home. The incident happened on Gumtree Road in the town of …
  • Red Cross urgently needs type O blood donors due to shortage 20 Jan 2020 22:04 × Red Cross urgently needs type O blood donors due to shortage WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The American Red Cross has extended its urgent call for donors of all blood types to give blood or platelets, according to an American Red Cross news release. With …
  • Oregon Tech Student Crowned Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador 20 Jan 2020 21:40   Salem, Ore. – January 19, 2020- Jaime Evers representing Klamath County was crowned the 2020 Oregon Dairy Princess Ambassador during a ceremony Saturday night. The 61st annual coronation event was hosted by the Oregon Dairy Women at the Salem Convention …
  • 2021 wildlife art competitions announced 20 Jan 2020 21:40 SALEM, Ore – Artists are invited to compete in one or all three of ODFW’s 2021 stamp art competitions. The winning artist in each contest receives a $2,000 award. ODFW’s stamp art competitions: Habitat Conservation Stamp Art entries must feature an …
  • Recreational razor clamming opens on North Coast 20 Jan 2020 21:40 SALEM, Ore.—The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) and the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) announce the opening of razor clam harvesting on the north Oregon coast. Recreational and commercial razor clam harvesting is now open from the …
  • Gun-rights supporters chanted 'We will not comply' at tense Virginia rally 20 Jan 2020 20:38 RICHMOND, Va. ─ Thousands of gun-rights activists, banned from carrying their weapons out of fear of violence, crammed into the Virginia Capitol on Monday to urge state lawmakers to reject sweeping measures to limit the spread of firearms. The rally, …
  • Red Cross looking for donors during critical blood shortage 20 Jan 2020 19:02 (WKBN) – As the winter months continue, the American Red Cross is urging donors of every blood type to help restock their shelves. The Red Cross said there is a critical shortage of type O blood, with only three days of supplies available for patient …
  • ELCH chaplains 20 Jan 2020 18:16 Morning Journal/Stephanie Ujhelyi The Tri-State Chaplaincy organization gathered recently in the East Liverpool City Hospital chapel to show off their new look: (front, from left) Kathy Barker from Emmanuel Presbyterian Church; Mary Carter, Anne …
  • Sunday’s high school scoreboard 20 Jan 2020 17:57 BOYS BASKETBALL Abp. Williams 64, Sharon 45 Attleboro 69, New Bedford 68 Brookline 62, Bridgewater-Raynham 46 Brooks 77, Beaver Country Day 51 Duxbury 61, Silver Lake 52 Gloucester 63, Winthrop 45 Lincoln-Sudbury 64, Lexington 55 Mansfield 79, Schalmont ( …
  • East Lyme woman plans app to connect people with food from local farms 20 Jan 2020 17:39 East Lyme native and Wesleyan University professor Rosemary Ostfeld is hoping to build on her startup Healthy PlanEat with an app that allows people to order items from local farms. And, benefitting those who might be asking, "What's a rutabaga?…
  • Diagnostics For All Inc - Product Pipeline Analysis, 2019 Update: HepQuant LLC, Bioscan Inc & Bio Compression Systems Inc - ResearchAndMarkets.com 20 Jan 2020 16:08 DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 20, 2020-- The "Diagnostics For All Inc - Product Pipeline Analysis, 2019 Update" company profile has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Summary Diagnostics For All Inc (DFA) is a drug development …
  • Man shot to death in Winston-Salem’s first homicide of 2020 20 Jan 2020 16:07 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was shot and killed in what Winston-Salem police say is the city's first homicide of the year. At about 4:53 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to a report of unknown trouble and …
  • Meet the 2020 early enrollees on TCU’s campus 20 Jan 2020 15:31 Six TCU signees in the class of 2020 have already made their way to Fort Worth to get a jump start on their careers with the Horned Frogs. Khari Coleman, Patrick Jenkins, Brandon Coleman, Altrique Barlow, Jaquaze Sorrells and Jamoi Hodge are on campus and …
  • First Salem Super Cruise meeting set 20 Jan 2020 06:11 SALEM — The first planning meeting for the 2020 Salem Super Cruise is set for take-off at 7 p.m. Wedneday in council chambers at Salem City Hall, but Gene Johnson and the Cruisin’ Crew already have some events set. All coming back for this year’s cruise, …
  • Acura of Salem offers new service coupons to help drivers save 20 Jan 2020 02:48 Acura of Salem offers new service coupons to help drivers save Dealership offers to match any service from other local Acura dealerships SALEM, Ore. (PRWEB) January 19, 2020 Acura of Salem is looking for new ways to help drivers save on the maintenance …
  • Police investigating reported shooting in Winston-Salem 19 Jan 2020 23:25 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Police say Willard Road between Sprague Street and Interstate 40 will be closed for several hours while officers investigate a reported shooting. Officers responded to Willard Road at …
  • Remains of missing New Jersey woman found in car pulled from Salem River WPVI – Philadelphia 19 Jan 2020 20:13
  • Standoff in Salem lasts for several hours, 1 arrested 19 Jan 2020 07:45 The Marion County Sheriff's SWAT team was called out to assist by: KOIN 6 News Staff Posted: Jan 18, 2020 / 04:18 PM PST / Updated: Jan 18, 2020 / 05:33 PM PST PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Police took one man into custody after they said he …
  • Salem gets back at Minerva for season opening loss 19 Jan 2020 01:09 Salem takes on Niles on Tuesday by: Vince Pellegrini Posted: Jan 17, 2020 / 10:32 PM EST / Updated: Jan 17, 2020 / 10:32 PM EST SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – Salem began the season with 8 straight losses. Since then, the Quakers have now won 2 of their …
  • 2 men shot, taken to hospital after argument in Winston-Salem, police say 18 Jan 2020 21:10 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Two men were shot in Winston-Salem Saturday and taken to the hospital, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Jorge Villareal Rodriguez, 19, of Winston-Salem, and …
  • Winston-Salem firefighters battle house fire 18 Jan 2020 21:09 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SAELM, N.C. -- Winston-Salem firefighters battled a house fire Saturday. A house on 3691 Hemlock Drive was on fire. The call reporting the fire came in at 2: 46 p.m., a fire official says. At 3:07 p.m., …
  • Salem turns tables on Minerva for second win 18 Jan 2020 14:37 SALEM — Revenge is sweet — just ask the growing Salem Quakers. Salem, which dropped a 59-54 decision to Minerva in its season opener on Dec. 6, turned the tables on the Lions in their rematch Friday, recording a 48-38 Eastern Buckeye Conference triumph at  …
  • Body Of Maple Shade Woman Missing For Nearly 6 Years Found In Car Submerged In Salem River 18 Jan 2020 08:29 SALEM, N.J. (CBS) — The body of a Maple Shade woman missing for nearly six years was found in a car submerged in the Salem River on Thursday. New Jersey State Police say the human remains are those of 52-year-old Vanessa Smallwood. Credit: CBS3 Smallwood’s …
  • Salem cuts ties with contractor on sewer line extension project 18 Jan 2020 05:57 SALEM — The Salem Utilities Commission voted Thursday to part ways with the contractor on the Snyder Road sewer line extension project, with Chairman Bob Hodgson citing “a dissatisfaction with how the job is going.” Rudzik Excavating of Struthers had been …
  • Troopers investigating deadly two-vehicle crash along Hwy 280 in Salem 18 Jan 2020 05:37 Posted: Jan 17, 2020 / 05:50 PM EST / Updated: Jan 17, 2020 / 08:15 PM EST LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WRBL) – Alabama Troopers and other first responders are working a deadly two-vehicle crash along Highway 280 East in the Salem community. A two-vehicle …
  • Photos show proposed relocation site in Salem Cemetery for Confederate monument removed from downtown 18 Jan 2020 05:32 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — There are new details on the Confederate monument removed from downtown Winston-Salem in March. Pictures sent to FOX8 give a closer view of the site in Salem Cemetery where the city wants to put the monument. The United Daughters of …
  • Mom of Winston-Salem teen who crashed stolen car into school buses apologizes to injured driver 18 Jan 2020 05:32 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- A Winston-Salem mother says her 13-year-old son was behind the wheel of a stolen car that crashed into two school buses at Northwest Middle School Wednesday morning. Tonight, she’s …
  • HS boys hoop: Clippers grind out win over Salem 18 Jan 2020 03:34 PORTSMOUTH They walked out of Stone Gym looking like they d just won a street fight. Which they had. Barely. On a night battling cool shooting and a determined opponent, it took every bit of grit for the Portsmouth High School boys basketball team to push …
  • Remains of missing New Jersey woman found in car pulled from Salem River 17 Jan 2020 23:43 SALEM, New Jersey (WPVI) -- The New Jersey State Police recovered the remains of a woman missing since 2014 from the Salem River on Thursday afternoon. Around 12 p.m. divers pulled a mangled car from the river in the area of West Broadway Road. State …
  • Human Remains Found Inside Car Submerged In Salem River, New Jersey State Police Say 17 Jan 2020 22:06 SALEM, N.J. (CBS) – New Jersey State Police say human remains were found in a car submerged in the Salem River. Divers from the Walker Diving Underwater Construction Company were removing debris from the base of the Salem River near West Broadway Road on …
  • Bill Oakes, Winston-Salem Open and Wake Forest administrator, resigns 17 Jan 2020 17:41 × Bill Oakes, Winston-Salem Open and Wake Forest administrator, resigns WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — After building the Winston-Salem Open up from the ground, Bill Oakes says he’s moving on. Oakes, the Winston-Salem Open Tournament Direction and Senior Associate …
  • Winston-Salem unveils new logos for Carolina Classic Fair after re-branding from Dixie Classic Fair 17 Jan 2020 17:41 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Carolina Classic Fair now has a logo! The City of Winston-Salem revealed two logos for the newly-rebranded Carolina Classic Fair, formerly known as the Dixie Classic Fair. In the words of the city, “The logo uses a starburst …
  • Recap: Freeburg handily defeats Salem, Illinois 17 Jan 2020 09:25 Freeburg handily defeated Salem, Illinois 48-25 Thursday at Salem, Illinois.Maddy Schwemmer led Freeburg with 17 points and Mya Gebke added 12. The leading rebounders for Freeburg were Ellie Eichenlaub (10) and Kylie Kisgen (8).Freeburg (15-6) plays at …
  • Box: Freeburg 48, Salem, Illinois 25 17 Jan 2020 09:25
  • City of Winston-Salem stresses importance of the Census 17 Jan 2020 05:52 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- The City of Winston-Salem is promoting awareness and education as the 2020 US Census gets closer. “The count determines so much," said Ed McNeal, city marketing director. The Census …
  • Human remains found in car pulled from Salem River 17 Jan 2020 02:29 SALEM, New Jersey (WPVI) -- The New Jersey State Police have recovered human remains in a car pulled from the Salem River on Thursday afternoon. Around 12 p.m. divers pulled a mangled car from the river in the area of West Broadway Road. State police …
  • SUV pulled from Winston-Salem pond identified as suspect vehicle from Forsyth County chase 16 Jan 2020 23:31 Please enable Javascript to watch this video Video courtesy of the City of Winston-Salem. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. —  An SUV found submerged in a pond in Winston-Salem was the same vehicle from a chase earlier in the night, according to the Forsyth County …
  • Man sentenced to at least 32 years in prison for killing man in Winston-Salem 16 Jan 2020 23:30 × Man sentenced to at least 32 years in prison for killing man in Winston-Salem WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty to a 2018 murder in Winston-Salem, according to a news release from Forsyth County district …
  • West Branch, Salem students ace drug tests 16 Jan 2020 17:11 SALEM — Drug sweeps at both Salem and West Branch high schools and junior highs on Wednesday morning yielded no drugs. “We didn’t find anything. There was nothing in the school or the cars,” Salem Police Chief J.T. Panezott said regarding the Salem search. …
  • Body found off I-93 in Salem remains unidentified after more than 50 years 16 Jan 2020 13:16 Authorities are hoping to solve a case that has been cold for nearly 50 years. On Aug. 7, 1969, the remains of an unidentified white man were found on the side of Interstate 93, between the Pelham Road exit ramp and Rockingham Boulevard in Salem. -- …
  • Fire crews pull vehicle from lake off Reynolds Park Road in Winston-Salem 16 Jan 2020 11:11 Please enable Javascript to watch this video Video courtesy of the City of Winston-Salem. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Overnight fire crews worked together to get a vehicle out of a lake in Winston-Salem, according to the Winston-Salem Fire Department.  Crews …
  • Salem, NH Police Sgt. Charged With Felony For 2012 Pursuit 16 Jan 2020 07:44 SALEM, NH (CBS) – A Salem, NH police officer has been arrested and charged with a felony as part of an Attorney General’s investigation into the department. The investigation started after the I-Team raised questions about two controversial arrests. Sgt. …
  • Salem UCC to hold worship 16 Jan 2020 01:17 Wednesday Jan 15, 2020 at 5:00 PM LENA — Salem United Church of Christ, 8491 W. Salem Road, will hold a worship service at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 19. The Rev. Randal Nicholas’ sermon will be “Alexa, Siri, and Adonai” based on the Old Testament scripture Psalm 40: …
  • Salem police sergeant charged in 2012 incident 16 Jan 2020 00:09 Salem police sergeant charged in 2012 incident Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 6:55 PM EST Jan 15, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript HIGH-SPEED CHASE. THE ALLEGED INCIDENT HAPPENED SEVEN YEARS AGO. WMUR’S SIOBHAN LOPEZ IS …
  • Salem police sergeant accused of leading police on high-speed chase in 2012 16 Jan 2020 00:09 A Salem police sergeant is facing charges including felony reckless conduct with a deadly weapon stemming from an incident that investigators said happened seven years ago.>> Download the FREE WMUR appAccording to the attorney general's office, …
  • Woman arrested nearly 2 years after Winston-Salem bank robbery 15 Jan 2020 23:26 × Woman arrested nearly 2 years after Winston-Salem bank robbery WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A woman has been arrested nearly two years after a bank robbery in Winston-Salem, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police. Ashley Nicole Langley, 34, of …
  • Police: 6 bricks of suspected heroin seized in Salem Township, Westmoreland County 15 Jan 2020 21:47 Police: Suspected heroin seized in traffic stop in Salem Township, Westmoreland County Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 4:39 PM EST Jan 15, 2020 Six bricks of suspected heroin were seized from a car that was stopped by state …
  • Get a taste of new recipes from Andrew Rea of ‘Binging with Babish’ ahead of his Winston-Salem event 15 Jan 2020 16:25 × Get a taste of new recipes from Andrew Rea of ‘Binging with Babish’ ahead of his Winston-Salem event WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Nearly 6 million people subscribe to Andrew Rea’s popular YouTube cooking channel, Binging with Babish. Now Rea’s taken his talents …
  • Recap: Freeburg beats Salem, Illinois 15 Jan 2020 12:01 Freeburg beat visiting Salem, Illinois 45-28 Tuesday.The Midgets shot well from outside the 3-point arc, connecting on five of eight shots. Luke Ervie led the way for Freeburg with 16 points and Jacob Blomenkamp added 12. The leading rebounder for Freeburg …
  • Leone gets 1,000th in win over Salem 15 Jan 2020 05:02 SALEM — Any time Salem and West Branch get together, no matter what the sport, fans are treated to a rivalry at the highest level. Young Salem battled the veteran Warriors close for a half here Friday night, but a 13-5 West Branch run to start the third …
  • Winston-Salem woman wins $1,000 a Day for Life with a $2 ticket 15 Jan 2020 04:21 RALEIGH, NC (WWAY) — For Damian Zepponi of Winston-Salem, a $1,000 a Day for Life prize means she can fulfill a dream of starting a ministry to help others. Zepponi purchased three $2 Quick Pick tickets at the Food Lion on Yadkinville Road in Pfafftown on …
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  • Families told to leave Cloverdale Apartments in Winston-Salem that are going to be torn down 15 Jan 2020 01:56 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- It's official: the Cloverdale Apartments will be torn down. After years of discussion, it's finally happening. Residents are being told they have to move out by early March, so the …
  • Salem City Council Working To Legalize Car Camping Program 15 Jan 2020 00:42 The Salem City Council Monday voted unanimously to draft an emergency declaration to legally allow car camping in some areas of the city.   “Currently, there are few legal options for vehicle-camping within the city due to zoning restrictions and other …
  • New Salem program teaches students what it’s like to live with a disability 15 Jan 2020 00:18 The idea comes from the parent of a child with a learning disability by: Vince Coll Posted: Jan 14, 2020 / 05:29 PM EST / Updated: Jan 14, 2020 / 06:29 PM EST SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – The goal of a new program at Salem Middle School is to teach …
  • Salem moves forward with plan to allow car camping 14 Jan 2020 19:54 Updated 10:25 am PST, Tuesday, January 14, 2020 SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The City Council in Salem, Oregon, has voted unanimously to draft an emergency declaration legally allowing car camping in certain areas. Many members of the public who spoke at the council …
  • Gas service restored to hundreds in Salem 14 Jan 2020 18:32 Gas service restored to hundreds in Salem Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 12:51 PM EST Jan 14, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript WMUR’S RAY BREWER IS LIVE IN THE STUDIO WITH AN UPDATE ON THEIR PROGRESS. RAY: SOME GOOD NEWS …
  • Gas service restored to hundreds in Salem after gas main break 14 Jan 2020 18:32 All gas customers who lost service Monday after a gas main break in Salem have had their service restored, utility officials said.>> Download the FREE WMUR appMore than 300 customers lost service after an excavator hit a gas main Monday morning on …
  • Utility crews work to restore natural gas service for affected customers in Salem 14 Jan 2020 13:43 HEADING BACK OUT TO GET EVERYONE ELSE BACK ONLINE. A NATURAL GAS LEAK IMPACTING 335 CUSTOMERS AFTER AN EXCAVATOR HIT A SIX-INCH MAIN GAS LINE ON ROUTE 28 IN SALEM. FOR CARE HOMES LIKE SALEM HAVEN, THE ACCIDENT MEANT NO HEAT, HOT WATER, OR COOKING FOR HOURS …
  • Utility crews to continue restoring service for customers impacted by gas leak in Salem 14 Jan 2020 13:43 Utility crews to continue restoring service for customers impacted by gas leak in Salem Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 7:55 AM EST Jan 14, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript HEADING BACK OUT TO GET EVERYONE ELSE BACK ONLINE. …
  • Salem board joins chorus against voucher program 14 Jan 2020 09:03 SALEM — The Salem school board joined a host of other public school districts in opposing Ohio’s EdChoice voucher program, which was recently amended to increase the number and availability of scholarship vouchers for students to attend private/ …
  • Lady Tigers down Flora and Salem 14 Jan 2020 06:32 Monday Jan 13, 2020 at 3:17 PM Jan 13, 2020 at 3:17 PM The Lady Tigers continue their winning ways as they defeated Flora Wolfgals Thursday 64-36 and Salem on Saturday, 52-45. Olney jumped out to a 17-10 lead at the end of the first quarter and continued …
  • Tattoo Archive in Winston-Salem preserves history of tattoos 14 Jan 2020 05:34 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Tattoos were once taboo. "At one time, it was sailors, prisoners and loose women. That's who got [tattoos]," said Chuck Eldridge, who owns and runs Tattoo Archives on Fourth …
  • Power crews working to restore service for 335 customers shut off after Salem gas leak 14 Jan 2020 03:50 Power crews working to restore service for 335 customers shut off after Salem gas leak Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 10:29 PM EST Jan 13, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript BUT NOW... CREWS HAVE TO RESTORE THE GAS TO …
  • Repairs continue after gas main break cuts service to more than 300 in Salem 14 Jan 2020 03:35 A gas main break Monday on Route 28 cut service to hundreds of customers in Salem, officials said.>> Download the FREE WMUR appEmergency crews were called about 9 a.m. by a contractor who reported that a 6-inch main gas line near Drive Fitness near …
  • Salem Police and Fire Departments Provide Update on Gas Leak 14 Jan 2020 01:36   SALEM– Deputy Police Chief Joel Dolan and Fire Chief Lawrence Best wish to provide an update on the major gas leak in Salem today. A gas line was damaged by a private contractor conducting work for the town on South Broadway Monday morning, and gas …
  • Gas Service Shut Down In Salem, NH After Crew Hits Line 14 Jan 2020 01:04 SALEM, NH (CBS) – Natural gas service has been shut off in parts of Salem, New Hampshire after construction crews hit a gas line Monday. More than 330 Unitil customers have had no gas service for most of the day. The emergency started around 9:20 a.m. when …
  • Hundreds without service after Salem gas main break 14 Jan 2020 00:46 Hundreds without service after Salem gas main break Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 6:53 PM EST Jan 13, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript MIKE THE GOOD NEWS TONIGHT, NO ONE WAS HURT DURING THIS INCIDENT. RIGHT NOW, CREWS ARE …
  • Winston-Salem homeowners exchange gunfire with break-in suspect, police say 13 Jan 2020 22:55 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Winston-Salem homeowners exchanged gunfire with a suspect who broke into their home Monday, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Officers responded to Sagewood Lane …
  • Uber driver describes gunfire outside Kaleideum in Winston-Salem 13 Jan 2020 22:55 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- FOX8 is learning new information about the private party that took place inside the Kaleideum Downtown shortly before people reported the sound of rapid gunfire echoing in the air. No one …
  • Live video: Officials in Salem give update after gas main break 13 Jan 2020 21:00 LIVE VIDEO: Officials are expected to give an update about the gas leak after 4 p.m. Watch it live in the video player above this article.The previous story is below.--A gas main break Monday on Route 28 cut service to hundreds of customers in Salem, …
  • 300 gas customers in Salem without service after gas main break 13 Jan 2020 17:57 RAY: LITERALLY, JUST MINUTES AGO, THEY REOPENED A SECTION OF 28, ONE LANE GOING NORTHBOUND AND ONE LANE GOING SOUTHBOUND. AS YOU CAN SEE, TRAFFIC NOW TURNING. THE LEAK HAPPENED OVER WHERE YOU SEE THAT LIT SIGN. IN TERMS OF WHAT HAPPENED, IT WAS ABOUT 9:00 …
  • Gas service shut off in part of Salem after leak, officials say 13 Jan 2020 16:34 Gas service shut off in part of Salem after leak, officials say Crews respond to Route 28 near Drive Fitness gym Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 11:23 AM EST Jan 13, 2020 Salem police and firefighters responded Monday morning to …
  • Qatar Insurance Appoints Salem Khalaf Al Mannai As Group CEO 13 Jan 2020 07:50
  • South Range gets to Salem early 13 Jan 2020 07:37 GREENFORD — South Range scored the first nine points and rolled past Salem, 52-38, Saturday night. Salem had turnovers of its first five possessions and South Range had four players score — highlighted by Jake Gehring’s conventional three-point play — as …
  • Salem assignments handed out 13 Jan 2020 05:46 SALEM –The makeup of city council committees will look a little different this year. Council President Tom Baker announced new committee assignments last week during the reorganization session, taking into account the addition of new Councilman Dennis …
  • Salem Khalaf Al Mannai appointed Group CEO of... 12 Jan 2020 23:52 Doha: QIC, the leading insurer in the Mena region has announced the appointment of Salem Khalaf Al Mannai as the Group CEO of Qatar Insurance Group. Salem has been instrumental in bringing innovative solutions to cement QIC Group’s position as a pioneer in …
  • Pongal spells peril for Salem’s foxes 12 Jan 2020 23:46 With Kaanum Pongal, the fourth and final day of the harvest festival, less than a week away, Forest Department officials in Salem are gearing up to prevent an unusual jallikattu — one that uses foxes instead of bulls. The jallikattu-like event using foxes, …
  • Shots fired in parking lot of Kaleideum Downtown in Winston-Salem, police say 12 Jan 2020 21:48 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Shots were fired in the parking lot of Kaleideum Downtown in Winston-Salem early Sunday morning, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department press release. Officers responded to the …
  • Model railroad show planned in Salem Sunday 12 Jan 2020 01:10 In its 63rd year, the show will feature more than 200 dealer tables by: WKBN Staff Posted: Jan 11, 2020 / 12:20 PM EST / Updated: Jan 11, 2020 / 12:20 PM EST SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – The Youngstown Model Railroad Association is holding its Toy …
  • Salem group signs petition to vote over new automated tax service 12 Jan 2020 01:10 Organizers say they must secure signatures from at least ten percent of those who voted in the 2018 election by: Vince Coll Posted: Jan 11, 2020 / 04:43 PM EST / Updated: Jan 11, 2020 / 06:59 PM EST COLUMBIANA CO., Ohio (WKBN) – A group in …
  • Winston-Salem neighbors trying to return dog tag found in France to soldier’s family 11 Jan 2020 23:09 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem neighbors are trying to find the family of a solider so they can return his dog tag. The dog tag reads “Richard F. Jenkins I4I95489 T43-44 0.” A grave for a person named “Richard F. Jenkins” is in the Evergreen Cemetery …
  • Person sent to hospital after being shot while driving in Winston-Salem, police say 11 Jan 2020 17:23 × Person sent to hospital after being shot while driving in Winston-Salem, police say WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A male victim was sent to the hospital after he was shot while driving in Winston-Salem Friday, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news …
  • Charity fundraiser and basketball tournament benefits Salem Kiwanis Club, honors beloved WDBJ-7 journalist 11 Jan 2020 11:46 Shawn Nowlin [email protected] Attendees purchasing a ticket from Kiwanis Club of Salem members. Photos by Shawn Nowlin Roy Stanley was known for his warm personality and enthusiasm regarding all things sports related. For over 30 years, he was a …
  • Help pours in for Salem woman who sold her hair to feed kids 11 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service SALEM: Desperate times call for desperate measures. A 31-year-old woman Prema, resident of Mannarpalayam near Ponnammapet here, lost her husband seven months ago. Selvam, who was 37 years old, committed suicide after failing to …
  • Salem Regional Medical to host ‘New Year, Healthy You’ seminar 10 Jan 2020 23:42 Topics that will be discussed are about healthy habits, mindful eating and tips on managing stress and moods by: WKBN Staff Posted: Jan 10, 2020 / 11:05 AM EST / Updated: Jan 10, 2020 / 11:05 AM EST SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) — The public is invited to …
  • News Roundtable | Salem Homeless | REBROADCAST: Unclaimed Dead 10 Jan 2020 18:15 Contact "Think Out Loud" If you’d like to comment on any of the topics in this show, or suggest a topic of your own, please get in touch with us on Facebook or Twitter, send an email to [email protected], or you can leave a voicemail for us at …
  • Salem homeless move as crews powerwash sidewalks 10 Jan 2020 05:26 SALEM, Ore. (KOIN) — Since the public camping ban took effect in Salem, many people congregated outside the former Nordstrom location. But Thursday morning they picked up their belongings and moved across the street when a city-hired company arrived to …
  • First child flu death of 2019-2020 season, eight others die from flu during New Year's week - WXII12 Winston-Salem 09 Jan 2020 19:58 First child flu death of 2019-2020 season, eight others die from flu during New Year's week Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 1:10 PM EST Jan 9, 2020 Nine people, including a child, died from the flu between Dec. 29 and Jan. 4 …
  • Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is asking Public’s Help in Salem Road Vandalism case 09 Jan 2020 12:58   Clarksville, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) investigators are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a vandalism suspect. The incident occurred on December 15th, 2019 in the 800 block of Salem Road at approximately 1:15pm. The …
  • Salem Fire Captain retires after 28 years with department 09 Jan 2020 06:37 Shawn Nowlin [email protected] Submitted photo Captain Tracy Coe will be continuing a fire service career with the Davidson Fire Department in North Carolina as a Battalion Chief in the operation division. After 28 years of working as a City of …
  • 2019 marks violent year for Winston-Salem juveniles 09 Jan 2020 05:58 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Following a violent year in Winston-Salem, police department leaders believe they are making major headway in preventing a repeat year for 2020. During a public safety news conference, …
  • Company plans to continue downtown Winston-Salem’s revitalization with ‘one-stop destination’ 09 Jan 2020 05:57 Please enable Javascript to watch this video WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- In 1926, the building on the corner at 633 N. Liberty St. in Winston-Salem was a bustling Ford dealer. The three-story 44,000-square-foot building housed the Twin City Motor Company, where …
  • Macy's to close store in Winston-Salem 08 Jan 2020 22:06
  • Salem struggles with homeless crisis, camping ban backfires 08 Jan 2020 18:27 SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Salem’s homeless camping ban may have backfired. Enacted in mid-December, it first pushed people out of downtown and away from The ARCHES Project, to a brief stay at the Oregon Capitol Mall and then elsewhere, only to migrate back to the …
  • Man charged with murder after woman found shot to death in vacant lot in Winston-Salem 08 Jan 2020 15:22 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was arrested Tuesday, months after a woman was killed in Winston-Salem, according to police. Quashawn Lamont Stover, 23, is accused of murdering 54-year-old Ollie Deneen Richardson. At 9:29 a.m. on May 9, officers came to the …
  • Salem council votes to go with RITA 08 Jan 2020 06:20 SALEM — City council voted 5-2 Tuesday to join the Regional Income Tax Agency for income tax administration and collection, signaling the coming end for the city income tax office and its four employees, possibly by July 1. But city Law Director Brooke …
  • Person taken to hospital after vehicle rolls over during crash in Winston-Salem, police say 08 Jan 2020 01:06 × Person taken to hospital after vehicle rolls over during crash in Winston-Salem, police say WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A person was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center after a crash in Winston-Salem, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news …
  • Job fair scheduled at Salem Regional Medical Center 07 Jan 2020 23:32 The hospital has openings in nursing, pharmacy, patient accounting and even patient transport by: Dave Sess Posted: Jan 7, 2020 / 03:30 PM EST / Updated: Jan 7, 2020 / 03:30 PM EST SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – Salem Regional Medical Center is holding a …
  • AGR dues: Airtel, Vodafone Idea move SC again, seek nod to negotiate with DoT 20 Jan 2020 22:57 Written by Aashish Aryan | New Delhi | Published: January 21, 2020 4:24:11 am Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea had already provisioned a total amount of Rs 34,767 crore and Rs 44,700 crore, respectively, with respect to the AGR liabilities. At least two …
  • Wall Street Wants to Conquer China. Here’s What Could Go Wrong 20 Jan 2020 22:56 (Bloomberg) — China’s financial opening could be a classic case of be careful what you wish for. The opportunity of making inroads in the world’s second-largest economy is prompting the likes of Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. to …
  • Seaweed may be key to protecting coral from climate change - NZ study 20 Jan 2020 22:25 By RNZ A common seaweed could throw a lifeline to precious coral reefs, according to a new study from Victoria University of Wellington. This seaweed - called coralline algae - glues reefs together and helps protect them from erosion. Marine biologist Dr …
  • Boeing seeks $10 billion in loans as 737 Max crisis continues 20 Jan 2020 21:53 Enlarge / Boeing 737 Max planes. 1 with 1 posters participating Boeing is aiming to borrow $10 billion or more to help it get through the 737 Max crisis, CNBC reported today, citing people familiar with the matter. "The company has secured at …
  • Conservatives hit back on 2020 wealth tax proposals 20 Jan 2020 21:33 Conservative groups are hitting back on wealth tax proposals from progressive 2020 candidates like Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersNYT editorial board endorses Warren, Klobuchar for Democratic nomination for president Trump rails against impeachment in …
  • Plans to upgrade Bamfield Road continue 20 Jan 2020 20:54 Discussions are continuing to upgrade the rugged logging road that serves as the only land access to Bamfield and Anacla, with an approximate price tag of $30 million set by the provincial government. Since Premier John Horgan visited the two communities …
  • In a first, 9/11 plotter will face CIA psychologists in court 20 Jan 2020 20:53 For the first time, the military commission that is preparing to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who is accused of planning the 9/11 attacks, will focus almost exclusively on a subject that for years wasn’t allowed to be mentioned in the courtroom: torture …
  • Karthi celebrates Pongal in village style 20 Jan 2020 19:15 Actor Karthi, who portrayed a farmer in Kadaikutty Singam, has been helping agriculturalists ever since he acted in the film. He has also been engaged in several philanthropic activities through his Uzhavan Trust besides honouring those who develop …
  • Will withdrawal from ABC undermine advertiser trust in Telegraph? 20 Jan 2020 15:13 Last week saw the Telegraph withdraw from the ABC, opting instead to publish its own independent print circulation data. It’s an emphatic sign that Telegraph Media Group is doubling down on its digital-first strategy. But the news raised eyebrows and …
  • Demolition begins on the most Eastern house in Britain after devastating erosion 20 Jan 2020 14:09 Demolition has started on the most Eastern house in the UK after its previous owners were told to abandon it days before Christmas because erosion had left it just 30ft from the cliff edge.   After a 11ft section fell away overnight in a 'cataclysmic …
  • Study: Turkey's Youth Feel Insecure, Prefers Public Sector 20 Jan 2020 13:56 Click to read the article in Turkish İstanbul Political Research Center (İstanPol) has released a research report titled, "Insecurity of Youth in Turkey: The Perception of Labor, Subsistence and Life." Researchers conducted focus group meetings …
  • Moody's: UK Credit Conditions To Remain Stable In 2020 20 Jan 2020 13:52 Credit quality of new securitisations and covered bonds in the UK will remain stable this year amid low unemployment and interest rates, Moody's Investors Service said Monday. "Credit conditions will remain stable due to low unemployment and …
  • Imo: Place CJN Tanko, panel members on visa ban, Trump urged - Daily Trust 20 Jan 2020 11:17 By Online | Published Date Jan 20, 2020 7:44 AMJan 20, 2020 7:46 AM A group of Imo indigenes abroad has petitioned President Donald Trump to place on visa ban the seven Supreme Court justices who unanimously declared Uzodinma as the winner of the March 9, …
  • Pointless for govt to pursue economic equality at cost of racial harmony, deputy minister tells Malaysians 20 Jan 2020 10:43 Deputy Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Hatta Ramli takes part in a Yee Sang toss with the Malay Mail editorial team during his visit January 20, 2020. — Picture by Choo Choy May PETALING JAYA, Jan 20 — Deputy Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk …
  • ‘In J&K, internet used to watch dirty films’: NITI Aayog member justifies suspension of services 20 Jan 2020 10:24 He also claimed that the lack of internet did not have a ‘significant effect’ on the state’s economy. Scroll Staff Yesterday Kashmiri journalists display laptops and placards during a protest on November 12 demanding restoration of internet services in the …
  • SA will be hard to sell in Davos for Mboweni 20 Jan 2020 05:36 World Economic Forum / 20 January 2020, 06:57am / Siphelele Dludla THE CONGRESS centre prior to the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Finance Minister Tito Mboweni says Team SA will be frank about the economic …
  • More Balanced and Good Quality: Rabat Tallies the Cost of Free Trade 19 Jan 2020 22:45 Washington DC – As American Founding Father Benjamin Franklin said in 1774, “No nation was ever ruined by trade, even seemingly the most disadvantageous.” But markets, technology and national moods change. Morocco and Turkey currently find themselves in a …
  • Risky loans soaring. BB’s plan? Hide figure. 19 Jan 2020 20:03 The central bank is planning to sweep the bulging stressed assets under the rug when it publishes its annual financial stability report in April such that it can paint a rosy picture of the banking sector. Stressed assets, which include default loans, …
  • Keeping interest rates on hold unlikely to strengthen EGP: Standard Chartered 19 Jan 2020 19:54 The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) left overnight deposit rate unchanged at 12.25% on 16 January, surprising market and analysts expectations of easing. Standard Chartered expected a 50bps cut but highlighted the risk of a hold decision. The CBE decision …
  • Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro Appeals for Direct Talks with Trump 19 Jan 2020 16:43 Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro called for direct talks with the U.S., saying its support for opposition leader Juan Guaido has failed. In a rare interview with the Washington Post published Saturday, Maduro mocked U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo …
  • In the line of fire: women battling Coast blazes 19 Jan 2020 14:55 Weekend Magazine: WHY DO THOUSANDS of Australians put their lives on the line to battle bushfires? Why leave your family and home to protect others? Why volunteer to be a firefighter? These are questions that have been on the lips of many this bushfire …
  • Australian police using face recognition software as privacy experts issue warning 19 Jan 2020 09:32 NSW and Victorian authorities confirmed on Sunday they use facial recognition technology as part of police work. They did not specify what software. A spokesperson for NSW Police Minister David Elliott said in a statement: “Face Matching Services are being …
  • Rights Group Nails US, Says Trump’s Policing Repressive 19 Jan 2020 08:29 A United States-based global rights group, Human Rights Watch, has taken on the President Donald Trump administration, claiming that in 2019, Washington continued to move backwards on rights. According to the group, the Trump administration rolled out …
  • Brazil’s biggest, costliest dam may be unviable 19 Jan 2020 05:58 The controversial Belo Monte mega-dam in Pará state has done significant socio environmental harm to the Xingu River and the indigenous and traditional people living beside it. Now it appears the dam may not be able to produce the electricity totals …
  • Knicks front office’s hiding act is looking worse by the day 19 Jan 2020 04:47 LaMelo Ball has shut it down for good in Australia with a foot injury, but still should be a top-three pick in June’s draft. According to a source, the Knicks never got a chance to see the 6-foot-7 forward play live Down Under. Brass had plotted the trip …
  • Tesla's soaring share price defies the bears 19 Jan 2020 01:16 If Tesla has finally put worries about operational chaos and financial instability behind it, how high might its share price fly? That question has transfixed Wall Street in recent weeks and offered a powerful vindication of chief executive Elon Musk …
  • Classic coastal drive views saved from clearing 19 Jan 2020 01:02 ONE of Noosa’s best loved coastal views at Castaways Beach has been saved from a development clear-out. The David Low Way oceanside block was earmarked for a six-lot subdivision until the Noosa Council refused the application, sparking a Planning and …
  • A licence to breed? 19 Jan 2020 00:56 Express News Service Hai Puratchi, or the revolution in the month of Thai, of 2017 was one of the largest apolitical protests in the history of Tamil Nadu. The movement managed to keep the bull-taming sport, Jallikattu, alive despite animal rights …
  • Iran versus America: Who will blink first? 18 Jan 2020 21:07 XN Iraki 19th Jan 2020 00:00:00 GMT +0300 A worker plucks tea. Kenya exports a lot of tea to Iran. [Grace Ngige, Standard] In Kenya we are glued on BBI, locusts and Cabinet reshuffle. It has become the hallmark of our no longer young nation, obsession with …
  • Philadelphia Weather: Winter Weather Returns To Region 18 Jan 2020 19:15 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After seeing record warmth last weekend, it’s back to reality this weekend! Colder air has moved in and we are tracking wintry weather on Saturday. (credit: CBS3) Saturday morning will start off dry and cold with temperatures in the …
  • Scott McCallum: Trump can win Wisconsin if he ends tariffs 18 Jan 2020 18:14 Unsurprisingly, that’s caused a lot of problems in the farming communities. Since the start of the trade war, Wisconsin farms have been closing. Last year, 634 dairy farms closed. The trade war is accelerating the trend of farm closures. Soybean farmers, …
  • COMMENTARY: B.C’s loss at the Supreme Court is a win for Canada 18 Jan 2020 16:28 In the end, it shouldn’t really have come as a surprise to see the Supreme Court of Canada so swiftly and thoroughly reject the B.C. government’s arguments about regulating the flow of bitumen through the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion (TMX). After all, …
  • Maine senator in impeachment crosshairs, a familiar spot 18 Jan 2020 14:44 WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing perhaps her toughest reelection fight, veteran Sen. Susan Collins has parachuted into familiar terrain — the heart of a hot-button issue, this time President Donald Trump’s impeachment. With Senate trial proceedings starting …
  • Are you a fan of L.A.’s charm? These historic bungalows need a savior with deep pockets 18 Jan 2020 13:48 Wanted: A civic-minded lover of Los Angeles history who has ample financial means, isn’t afraid of a fixer-upper and is ready to act now. A charming but worn 1923 bungalow court arranged in a U of four buildings and a garage is on the market just north of …
  • Econet wants to hike tariffs 18 Jan 2020 10:33 TELECOMMS giant, Econet Wireless is in talks with the Postal and Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) for a possible tariff increase prompted by the continuing devaluation of the local currency. In a statement released this week, …
  • Think piece: Suggesting magistrates don’t know the law is misleading 18 Jan 2020 07:18 The public expect the highest standards of conduct from judicial officers in our courts and it is in the magistrates’ courts that the vast majority of South Africans access justice. That’s why the public’s perception of the magistracy ultimately affects …
  • SC rejects plea for relief on USD 13 billion telco levy; Vodafone tumbles 18 Jan 2020 07:10 Shares in Vodafone Idea tumbled as much as 40 pc to a 2-month low on Friday, wiping out nearly USD 1 bn in market capitalisation. New Delhi: Shares of Vodafone Idea fell as much as 40 per cent on Friday, losing USD 975 million in market value, after India’ …
  • ASEAN 2020: ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ retreat 18 Jan 2020 05:52 This is the first meeting of the ASEAN top diplomats this year to discuss the priority orientations of the regional grouping this year, especially the building of the community, the bloc’s foreign relations, and international and regional issues. The …
  • Of Pollachi soup bowls and Erode mats 18 Jan 2020 05:43 Express News Service Why does the fish curry cooked in a clay pot tastes better than the one cooked in a regular steel utensil? Have you ever felt that the tamarind ginger gravy cooked by your granny tasted like heaven but you are not able to replicate …
  • Council members put pier, beach trash and sand among 2020 challenges 18 Jan 2020 05:22 Council members put the Seal Beach Pier, addressing beach trash, beach sand replenishment and potential sea level rise among the challenges facing Seal Beach in 2020, in response to questions from the Sun. Two council members also discussed the Main Street …
  • Medical Facilities: Danger With Opportunity 18 Jan 2020 05:14 Introduction Medical Facilities Corporation (OTCPK:MFCSF) delivered another poor quarter in its Q3 2019 result as the company saw a significant decline in revenue in its UMASH facility. It has also announced to cut its dividend by 75%. There is one saying …
  • Could Shipping War with Walmart Force Amazon to Bid for FedEx? 18 Jan 2020 00:31 FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA - AUGUST 07: A FedEx delivery truck is seen on August 07, 2019 in Fort ... [+] Lauderdale, Florida. The FedEx company announced today it will stop delivering ground shipments for the Amazon company. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty …
  • Chris Collins: Pro-Trump politician jailed for insider-dealing from White House picnic 17 Jan 2020 23:22 Chris Collins, a former New York Congressman and Donald Trump ally, was sentenced to 26 months in prison after admitting to an insider trading scheme. The Republican — the first sitting federal politician to publicly endorse the president — pleaded guilty …
  • Philadelphia Weather: Snow To Move Into Region Saturday 17 Jan 2020 22:06 PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — After seeing record warmth last weekend, it’s back to reality this weekend! Colder air has already moved in and we are tracking the chance for wintry weather on Saturday. Saturday morning will start off dry and cold with temperatures …
  • Of, by and for the Constitution 17 Jan 2020 20:48 he Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019, (CAA) falls in line with a series of efforts along those lines. (Illustration) The Indian Constitution was framed encompassing all the values put forth by our freedom struggle. That is why ideas such as secularism and …
  • Israeli police attack Palestinian worshippers in Al-Aqsa after dawn prayer 17 Jan 2020 19:17 Israeli police attacked Palestinian worshippers inside occupied East Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa compound after they finished performing the Islamic dawn prayer on Friday, Wafa news reported. Last week, Palestinians launched the “Great Fajr Campaign”, calling …
  • India’s banks face risk from $13b telecom dues, UBS says 17 Jan 2020 18:14 Payment of the dues may erode the telecom operators’ cash flows, especially those of Vodafone Group Plc’s India venture. Under the October verdict, Vodafone Idea Ltd. has to pay $4 billion, while Bharti Airtel Ltd. has to give $3 billion by the end of next …
  • Amotekun: Group gives Tinubu 24 hours to state position 17 Jan 2020 18:04 Following the raging controversy on the recently launched Western Nigeria Security Network popularly known as ” Amotekun” by the Southwest Governors, a Lagos based group, the Save Lagos Group (SLG) has challenged the National Leader of the ruling All …
  • AGR plea dismissal may hit ‘Digital India’ 17 Jan 2020 16:11 With the Supreme Court dismissing the petition by telecom firms to review its October 24 order on definition of adjusted gross revenue (AGR), industry and experts said that the decision would hit the fund-raising and investment capability of service …
  • Vladimir Putin Prepares His Succession 17 Jan 2020 11:16 January 15, 2020 will be remembered as the start of the transition to a new political configuration in Russia that Vladimir Putin will leave behind when his term in office ends four years hence. The prospective changes were announced in the last third of …
  • Govt open to telecom operators' plea for relief on $13 billion dues: Report 17 Jan 2020 10:47 Stripping out interest from the dues or paying the amount in tranches are some ideas that the government can discuss, the official said, asking not to be identified citing rules. An independent panel can examine such requests provided the companies commit …
  • CineAsia Turns its Back on Hong Kong 17 Jan 2020 10:17 CineAsia Turns its Back on Hong Kong Click here to read the full article. CineAsia, the long-running convention for the film exhibition and distribution sectors, has ditched Hong Kong, its home for the past decade. It was forced to cancel the 2019 edition …
  • Big blow to Airtel, Vodafone Idea as SC rejects plea for relief on government dues 17 Jan 2020 09:14 Government grants telcos relief by deferring spectrum payments India's top court has rejected petitions by mobile operators including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea seeking a review of its order late last year that they must pay the bulk of nearly $13 …
  • Vodafone Idea’s future is not looking exciting after SC rejects AGR plea 17 Jan 2020 09:02 Local wireless operators including Vodafone Idea Ltd. and Bharti Airtel Ltd. suffered a blow Thursday, when the nation’s Supreme Court rejected their appeal against an October verdict requiring them to pay as much as $13 billion for spectrum and license …
  • Supreme Court rejects plea for relief on US$13 billion telco levy; Vodafone tumbles 17 Jan 2020 08:06 Business Shares of Vodafone Idea fell as much as 40per cent on Friday, losing US$975 million in market value, after India's top court rejected mobile carriers' petitions for a review of its order to pay billions of dollars in levies to the …
  • Airtel expresses disappointment after SC rejects plea by telcos to review AGR ruling 17 Jan 2020 07:37 NET Bureau Bharti Airtel has expressed disappointment after the Supreme Court rejected the plea by telecom companies seeking a review of the order on interpretation of Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR). The telecom company said it is considering filing a …
  • Climate Change and Intellectual Dishonesty 17 Jan 2020 07:26 The costs of climate change are mounting, yet the UN Climate Change Conference in December failed to reach substantial agreements on policies or funding for mitigation. Business and government leaders regard economic growth as paramount even as climate …
  • Indian court rejects plea for relief on $13 bln telco levy; Vodafone tumbles 17 Jan 2020 07:07 * Mobile carrier Vodafone Idea loses $975 mln in market value * Vodafone Idea could go bankrupt - Credit Suisse analysts * Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea weigh final plea for relief (Updates dateline; adds Friday share move, analyst comments) By Sankalp …
  • Vodafone-Idea’s future clouded after Supreme Court’s AGR verdict 17 Jan 2020 07:05 Vodafone Group Plc’s India venture plunged by a record on prospects of having to pay the government $4 billion in back-fees as early as next week, highlighting concerns over the future of the beleaguered mobile carrier. Local wireless operators including …
  • Vodafone Idea tanks 39%, banks slip up to 8% as SC rejects AGR review plea 17 Jan 2020 06:13 Shares of telecom companies, including Bharti Infratel and Vodafone Idea and banking firms such as IndusInd bank and Yes Bank, were trading actively at the bourses on Friday after the Supreme Court Thursday rejected the review petitions moved by Bharti …
  • Pro-life group calls Saskatoon policy on proclamations 'discriminatory' 17 Jan 2020 06:04 SASKATOON -- A pro-life organization in Saskatoon believes if City Hall chooses to deny one proclamation and accept others, it shouldn't be in the business of accepting any proclamations at all. Carole Tokaruk is the president of the Saskatoon chapter …
  • YES Bank, IndusInd, SBI, PNB face risk from Rs 91,000 crore telecom debt 17 Jan 2020 06:01 By Abhishek Vishnoi India’s top court’s rejection Thursday of an appeal by wireless carriers to review $13 billion they owe to the government raises risks for lenders to the companies, according to UBS Group AG. Payment of the dues may erode the telecom …
  • IBM expands patent troll fight with its massive IP portfolio 17 Jan 2020 01:12 After claiming more than a quarter century of patent leadership, IBM has expanded its fight against patent assertion entities, also known as patent trolls, by joining the LOT Network. As a founding member of the Open Invention Network in 2005, IBM has been …
  • Die Hard: The Life and Times of Samson 16 Jan 2020 23:54 Judges13-16 I have a confession to make. I’m addicted to monuments. I’ve stood at Jamestown and stared at the statue of Captain John Smith and Pocahontas.  I’ve lingered long at Charlottesville at the monument to Lewis and Clark with Indian guide Sacagawea …
  • Education legislation amendment process monitored – AfriForum 16 Jan 2020 23:49 AfriForum monitors education legislation amendment process to protect rights of learners and parents 15 January 2020 Following the latest media reports on planned amendments to education legislation, AfriForum has reiterated its concerns regarding the far- …
  • Birmingham lord mayor-elect 'dismissed forced marriage concerns' 16 Jan 2020 23:17 The former chairman of Birmingham Central Mosque – who has been criticised by campaigners for allegedly dismissing concerns about domestic violence and forced marriages – has been selected to be the Labour lord mayor of the city. The head of the Muslim …
  • Airtel expresses disappointment over AGR plea rejection; evaluating filing curative petition 16 Jan 2020 22:50 NEW DELHI: Bharti Airtel on Thursday expressed disappointment over the Supreme Court’s decision to reject the telcos’plea to review its October 24 verdict widening the definition of adjusted gross revenue (AGR). The decision has left the three telcos …
  • F.B.I. Vows to Notify State Officials of Any Elections Systems Breaches 16 Jan 2020 22:37 WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. said on Tuesday that it would now notify state officials about attacks on their election systems, a shift designed to help elections officials handle potential hacks as the nation braces itself for digital attacks on all fronts in …
  • EARTH, UNHINGED: The world’s politics are in a maelstrom – with no clear way out 16 Jan 2020 22:14 US President Donald J. Trump speaks with reporters during the Announcement of the Guidance on Constitutional Prayer in Public Schools in the the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 16 January 2020. (Photo: EPA-EFE/Yuri Gripas) They’ …
  • Rail tracks, objects, memory, history 16 Jan 2020 21:52 My walking point started at the outer limit of Carnoules village, at times towards Aix, and on other days towards the lake village of Besse. Rail tracks, objects, memory, history Sudeep Sen My heart is warm with the friends I make, / And better friends …
  • SC rejects AGR review plea; telcos have to pay Rs 1.47 trn dues in a week 16 Jan 2020 21:46 In a blow to the telecom industry facing severe financial stress, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the review petitions moved by Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Tata Teleservices against its October 2019 order on payment of dues linked to adjusted …
  • Telcos get no relief from Supreme Court 16 Jan 2020 21:42 Bharti Airtel said it was disappointed with the Supreme Court’s decision and it would evaluate filing another petition. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea by the telecom service providers (TSPs) for a reconsideration of the court’s …
  • There’s a glimmer of hope for Australia’s wildlife 16 Jan 2020 21:26 It’s difficult to understand the enormity of such a loss of wildlife, which portends a grim future for ecosystems around the globe. Still, through the smoke remains a glimmer of hope for Earth’s biodiversity — as long as world leaders heed the warnings of …
  • Campaign against gender reform changes launched, as MSPs raise concerns about trans prisoners 16 Jan 2020 21:15 A campaign against the Scottish Government's proposed reforms to the Gender Recognition Act was launched by a new LGB organisation today, as Nicola Sturgeon was challenged on the issue of transwomen being placed in female prisons. The LGB Alliance, …
  • Comcast’s streaming service Peacock will have live sports, news and late night shows early 16 Jan 2020 21:12 Comcast unveiled its new streaming service Peacock on Thursday, which will be available without commercials for $9.99 a month or $4.99 a month for an ad-supported version, carrying live news, sports and late night programming from NBC along with such …
  • IBM Lays Out Patent Successes and Strategies 16 Jan 2020 21:09 Patents and patent applications play obvious roles in the development of successful products and services. How so? Because original or unique intellectual properties (IP) are among the most powerful tools companies have for differentiating their solutions …
  • 2 Questions Hold the Key to Negotiating With Kim Jong Un 16 Jan 2020 20:21 AdvertisementThere is no shortage of commentary on North Korea and ongoing diplomatic efforts with the Kim regime. Amidst the analysis and punditry, one can find innumerable suggestions and “concrete ways ahead” for dealing with Kim Jong Un. Some say that …
  • Japan’s Security Choices in an Uncertain East Asia 16 Jan 2020 20:21 AdvertisementAs the distribution of power in the regional order becomes fragmented with intensifying Sino-U.S. strategic competition, Japan remains at the front line of East Asian security. With Chinese unilateral and coercive efforts altering status quo …
  • Blow to Airtel, Vodafone Idea as Supreme Court dismisses AGR plea 16 Jan 2020 19:19 Bharti Airtel, which has to pay ₹35,586 crore to the government by 24 January, and Vodafone Idea, which owes the government ₹50,000 crore, said they were evaluating filing curative petitions. The court’s refusal to review its order is the latest setback …
  • Australia, the jalopy nation: why we're having car trouble 16 Jan 2020 18:48 The big idea to save money and help the environment was steered into a ditch on the side of the road. Nobody even bothered to lift the hood and attempt some repairs. The idea was left there, waiting for a day when someone might try to restart the engine. …
  • Airtel evaluates curative petition on Adjusted Gross Revenue 16 Jan 2020 18:42 Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it is evaluating the filing of a curative petition in the matter related to the Adjusted Gross Revenue ( AGR) after the Supreme Court rejected a review petition filed by the operator. The top court had earlier passed an order …
  • SC rejects AGR review plea filed by Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea 16 Jan 2020 18:20 In a blow to the telecom industry facing severe financial stress, the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the review petitions moved by Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea against its October 2019 order on payment of dues linked to adjusted gross revenue (AGR). …
  • Supreme Court dismisses telcos plea seeking relief from AGR dues of ₹1.47 lakh crore 16 Jan 2020 18:15 In a setback to telecom operators Bharti Airtel and Vodafone-Idea, the Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed their plea seeking a review of its earlier order asking them to pay ₹1.47-lakh crore in past statutory dues of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) by …
  • House GOP campaign chief: Members 'need to get their act together and raise more money' 16 Jan 2020 17:53 The head of House Republicans' campaign arm said Wednesday that GOP candidates need to rely less on the party's national fundraising apparatus and more on their own fundraising, acknowledging the challenges facing Republican members. “Our members …
  • SC dismisses telcos' AGR review plea 16 Jan 2020 17:39 16 Jan 2020, 07:45PM ISTSource: Mirror NowIn a major blow to telecom operators, the Supreme Court of India has dismissed their review petition filed against its October 24, 2019 judgment asking them to pay a total of Rs 1.47 lakh crore as Adjusted Gross …
  • SC rejects Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea's plea to review AGR judgement 16 Jan 2020 17:21 A three-judge bench of the apex court had defined AGR, as argued by the telecom department, all revenues of a licence holder including those from non-core telecom operations such as rent, dividend and interest income and not just revenues from telecom …
  • Airtel, Vodafone Idea mull curative plea to stall 16 Jan 2020 17:21 A three-judge Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra on Thursday dismissed review petitions filed by telecom companies against the apex court's October 24, 2019 verdict that asked for inclusion of non-telecom revenues for calculating …
  • Ulster GAA chief oppose provincial changes 16 Jan 2020 16:30 Ulster GAA secretary Brian McAvoy has warned against tinkering with the senior provincial football championships in his annual report. Commenting on the fixtures review committee’s proposals, McAvoy believes there is merit in their document but is …
  • Bharti Airtel evaluates filing curative petition on AGR verdict 16 Jan 2020 16:22 Media statement by Bharti Airtel Ltd on AGR verdict - "While respecting the Hon'ble Supreme Court's decision, we would like to express our disappointment as we believe the long standing disputes raised regarding the AGR definition were …
  • Virginia moves closer to becoming the crucial 38th state to ratify ERA 16 Jan 2020 15:32 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia on Wednesday moved to the brink of becoming the crucial 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment in what was seen as a momentous victory for the women’s rights movement even though it is far from certain the measure …
  • Amendments to SA education legislation: AfriForum monitoring process 16 Jan 2020 15:13 Following the latest media reports on planned amendments to education legislation, AfriForum has reiterated its concerns regarding the far-reaching nature of the proposed amendments and uncertainty about the process being followed. In 2017 amendments to …
  • India’s top court rejects telecom firms' plea for relief on government dues 16 Jan 2020 14:58 The Supreme Court in October 2019 upheld a long-standing demand by the country’s telecoms department that wireless carriers pay 920 billion rupees ($12.98 billion) in overdue levies and interest. The court’s rejection of petitions seeking a review of that …
  • SC's decision on AGR plea disappointing; may file curative petition: Airtel 16 Jan 2020 14:20 With the Supreme Court dismissing its review petition on AGR dues, telecom company Bharti Airtel on Thursday said it is disappointed, and evaluating options to file a curative petition in the matter. "While respecting the Supreme Court's decision, …
  • Rep. Matt Gaetz says Russia probe will 'erode' credibility of House impeachment managers 16 Jan 2020 11:39 Declaring war is a non-delegable duty of the United States Congress, says Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz, Republican member of the House Judiciary Committee. Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla. has said the seven House lawmakers who will serve as impeachment managers …
  • Planned Parenthood invests $45 million in 2020 elections 16 Jan 2020 11:23 By Kate Smith January 16, 2020 / 6:06 AM / CBS News As abortion-supporters brace for another year of restrictions and court battles, Planned Parenthood is throwing its weight into the 2020 elections. This week, Planned Parenthood launched the …
  • ‘We are in a happier place now!’ My husband wrote a will when our marriage was in a bad place — now I want to write one too 16 Jan 2020 10:55 Dear Moneyist, My husband wrote a new will when our relationship was in bad shape. I do not know what is in this will, but it’s still current and in his brother’s possession. The good news: We are in a happier place now! However, I would like to write my …
  • FULL TEXT- ERC Shoots Down Ammendments To The Constitution 16 Jan 2020 10:18 ERC Director Tawanda Chimhini The Election Resource Centre (ERC), notes with great concern the government’s insatiable appetite to amend the 2013 constitution even before completing aligning of all laws to the constitution. The government through the …
  • Forum Editorial: Minnesota presidential primaries erode voters’ privacy; lawmakers should fix the mess they created 12 Jan 2020 18:16 That’s a huge improvement that probably will enable many more voters to participate. But that easier access comes with a huge downside: Minnesota’s presidential primary will be closed, meaning that voters will have to pick a ballot for one of the four …
  • Tamil Nadu: Transport facility boosts student enrollment in Erode government school 12 Jan 2020 10:00 Express News Service ERODE:  If going the extra mile is the hallmark of dedication, then, these two educationists personify the best of the dictum. The Panchayat Union Primary School at Vellode Kuttapalayam in Chennimalai block has students coming from …
  • Don’t erode Uganda’s democratic prospects 07 Jan 2020 16:39 By EditorialWhat befell supporters of People Power Movement and residents of Kasangati township when police used teargas to disperse their planned meeting at Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish in Gayaza yesterday, is regrettable. Residents abandoned their …
  • He relentlessly chased criminals, now pursues farming 18 Jan 2020 08:53 By Express News Service KARUR: He has hung up his khaki and boots, but his interest in farming is still strong. Having served as inspector in Karur for 36 years, P Manoharan, has now taken to agriculture and has cultivated more than 70 types of trees and …
  • Sri Lankan youth with Indian passport held at KIA 18 Jan 2020 07:06 Immigration officials at Kempegowda International Airport in India have arrested a Sri Lankan national after he was deported to Bengaluru from Siberia. Kiyesuyen Jude Donal (24) has been booked under various sections of the passport and foreigners act, and …
  • Of Pollachi soup bowls and Erode mats 18 Jan 2020 05:43 Express News Service Why does the fish curry cooked in a clay pot tastes better than the one cooked in a regular steel utensil? Have you ever felt that the tamarind ginger gravy cooked by your granny tasted like heaven but you are not able to replicate …
  • CM Palaniswami releases agricultural statistics 15 Jan 2020 01:11 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami released a publication ‘Salient Statistics on Agriculture’ for 2019 on Monday at the Secretariat. The first edition released in 2018 was for use of department officials. The second …
  • Trade do not foresee upward jump in maize price in TN 13 Jan 2020 17:15 Trade sources do not foresee an upward revision in the price of maize during the current season as the market arrivals seem adequate. “Prevalence of favourable climatic conditions coupled with extended monsoon helped bring down the incidence of Fall Army …
  • A high tension line of work 12 Jan 2020 00:19 Express News Service CUDDALORE: For years, Tamil Nadu faced an acute electricity shortage. The lean years are over for industries and consumers in the State, but not for the staff of the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (Tangedco …
  • Chennai: Boy told to clean excreta, RI for teacher 11 Jan 2020 22:06 Namakkal police registered a case under SC and ST Act, 1989. (Representational Image) A government school teacher in Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal was Friday sentenced to five years’ rigorous imprisonment for allegedly forcing a Class II student to clean human …
  • AIADMK bags 8 district panchayat chief posts, DMK gets 5 11 Jan 2020 13:31 With counting of votes in progress for the posts of chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of panchayat unions (PU) and district panchayats (DP) in 27 districts, the ruling AIADMK-led front is ahead of the DMK’s combine by claiming the post of chairperson of …
  • TN teacher gets 5-year rigorous imprisonment for forcing class 2 student to clean human waste 11 Jan 2020 08:57 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: The Namakkal Special Court for Scheduled Castes on Friday awarded five years of rigorous imprisonment to a government school teacher for manhandling a class II student and forcing him to clean human waste. The incident …
  • Former Tamil Nadu legislator injured in scuffle over son’s debt 11 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service KARUR: The former MLA of Krishnarayapuram S Kamaraj suffered injuries during a scuffle on Friday between two groups over his son’s debt. Kamaraj, who was elected on an AIADMK ticket in 2011, is popular among the locals as he had …
  • TN plans to seek permission from Centre for 4 more medical colleges 09 Jan 2020 08:41 The Tamil Nadu government, which recently received permission from the Union government for setting up nine new medical colleges, is now planning to seek approval for four more such facilities. Speaking at the Assembly on Wednesday, Health Minister C …
  • Centre’s panel gives nod for four new govt medical colleges in Tamil Nadu 05 Jan 2020 22:25 Express News Service CHENNAI: Union health ministry’s technical evaluation committee (TEC) has given its nod for four new government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu, at its meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. The new colleges at Ariyalur, Cuddalore, …
  • Tamil Nadu in 2019: Not a dull moment 05 Jan 2020 09:30 When Chennai dried up Chennai suffered one of its worst droughts summer of 2019. With a deficit in rainfall, groundwater levels sinking, and the dry beds in the major reservoirs showing up, it became one of the first Indian cities to run dry. As taps …
  • DMK cements lead in local body elections 04 Jan 2020 21:19 The DMK on Saturday continued to strengthen its lead in the rural local body elections, winning 243 out of 513 wards in district panchayats and 2,100 out of 5,087 posts in panchayat unions in the 27 districts where the polls were held. Elections for 515 …
  • DMK-led alliance emerges victorious in Tamil Nadu local body polls 04 Jan 2020 13:08 The results have brought to light the people’s faith in DMK, they have taught a lesson to the ruling government, said DMK leader MK Stalin. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partners Saturday established clear leads in the rural body …
  • TN rural local body elections: AIADMK retains the west 04 Jan 2020 01:28 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: While the DMK dominated the rural local body elections by winning more number of posts across the State than its chief rival AIADMK, the Western region continues to be the fortress of the two leaves party. Except in The …
  • Delays hit counting exercise; candidates, cadre claim CCTV cameras disabled in Dharmapuri 03 Jan 2020 01:50 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: Counting of votes polled in two phases of rural local body elections took place on Thursday across several centres in Dharmapuri, Namakkal and Salem, even as complaints of delay in counting surfaced in many centres. In …
  • Thumping win for transwoman 03 Jan 2020 00:26 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Transgender A Riya (30), who is a member of DMK for five years now, got elected as Tiruchengode panchayat union member from Karuveppampetti ward with a margin of 950 votes. After receiving a victory certificate from …
  • In a first, trans DMK candidate wins local body seat in Tamil Nadu 02 Jan 2020 15:52 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Riya, a transgender, on Thursday became the first person from the community to get elected as Tiruchengode Panchayat Union member from Karuveppampetti ward. "I want to thank DMK chief M K Stalin who believed in me and …
  • Tamil Nadu thief targetting women on buses lands behind bars 02 Jan 2020 06:28 By Express News Service TIRUCHI: A 50-year-old woman identified the criminal who was trying to rob her again using the same modus-operandi on Wednesday. The woman, who is known for incapacitating victims by offering them anaesthetics mixed sweets, …
  • Women nabbed in Tiruchy while trying to rob former victim in a bus 01 Jan 2020 19:52 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: A woman identified a thief who had robbed her six months ago and was trying to do the same again using the same modus-operandi on Wednesday. 45-year-old S Rani of Namakkal district is known for incapacitating victims by …
  • Tamil Nadu local body elections: Voting for second phase gets underway 30 Dec 2019 13:39 Polling in the second and final phase of the rural local body polls in Tamil Nadu began on Monday at 7 a.m. A total of 158 Panchayat Unions are going to on Monday and security has been beefed up in those polling localities. About 1.28 crore voters are …
  • Two dead, eight hurt as car rams into lorry 30 Dec 2019 00:09 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Two perons died and eight others were injured when a car rammed into a lorry near Musiri in the wee hours of Sunday. A family of eight was travelling from Chennai to Coimbatore to take part in a pooja by Ayyappa devotees, …
  • Lack of amenities keeps visitors away from Tamil Nadu's Mayil Ootru waterfalls 29 Dec 2019 20:10 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Though the Mayil Ootru waterfalls attracts a number of tourists, the lack of basic facilities proves to be disappointment. The cool breeze and clouds are what attracts visitors, but due to heavy rain in the hills over the …
  • Southern girls shine in goal fest on Day 2 of RFYS Football Finals 28 Dec 2019 14:34 Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) The opening day of the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports (RFYS) 2019-20 National Football Finals ended with clinical wins for MSP HS School, Kozhikode and Mamta Model SS School, Delhi, at the Fr. Agnel School Ground, Vashi. Day two …
  • 3,000 Dalits to convert to Islam over ‘caste discrimination’ 27 Dec 2019 18:54 Nearly 3,000 Dalits from five Tamil Nadu districts have decided to convert to Islam next month, alleging continued caste discrimination and torture. The decision comes weeks after a wall collapsed at Mettupalayam taluk in Coimbatore, killing 17 Dalits, …
  • Karur gets ringside view of solar eclipse 27 Dec 2019 00:07 Express News Service KARUR: As announced by scientists earlier, the annular solar eclipse was clearly visible in Karur district compared to other districts in the country. The Ring of Fire began forming at around 9.31 am and ended by 9.33 am. While people …
  • Affordable shelter on an autorickshaw 26 Dec 2019 13:58 A 23-year-old architect, N.G. Arun Prabhu, has designed on an autorickshaw a portable house, which he claimed would fulfil the needs of two adults. The effort was to create awareness on small scale architecture and affordable housing, he said. Mr. Arun, …
  • Here's how this 23-year-old decided to merge his travel plans with dreams of owning his own house 25 Dec 2019 08:29 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Each one of us, at some point in our lives, gets bitten by the travel bug, and wishes to backpack to the great unknown to find newer places and fresher experiences. If only wishes were horses... What with the daily grind for …
  • Bajaj auto rickshaw tuk tuk modified into a house – Desi RV details 24 Dec 2019 10:56 - Advertisement - Image – the.billboards.collective Meanwhile, some folks — either for just the fun of it or since they had no other choice — developed the idea of converting their vehicles into their homes; thus starting the trend of motorhomes, camper …
  • Madras High Court Dismisses Two Judges, Retires Another On Health Grounds 23 Dec 2019 21:36 The decisions were taken at a meeting of all judges of the Madras High Court on December 7, sources said. Chennai: The Madras High Court has dismissed two judges and a judicial magistrate from service as part of its efforts to overhaul the subordinate …
  • Tiruchy priests roped into make vadas for Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple ahead of Hanuman Jayanthi 22 Dec 2019 07:28 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Come Hanuman Jayanti, Lord Anjaneyar in the Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple will be adorned with a garland made of one lakh and eight vadas. This year too, priests from Tiruchy have been roped in to make these vadas. Speaking to …
  • Too little: Allies unhappy with seat-sharing formula  19 Dec 2019 23:28 Express News Service CHENNAI: Cadre of small parties in DMK and AIADMK-led alliances are sulking since both the Dravidian majors have allocated a significantly less share of seats for their partners in rural local body polls. The parties were negotiating …
  • Illegal child adoption racket busted in Coimbatore 19 Dec 2019 00:08 Express News Service COIMBATORE: Passerby at Pappampatti Pirivu were in for a rude shock on Tuesday when they saw two women and a man tugging on a baby beside aw car. Horrified by the sight they called police, upon whose arrival, a child adoption racket …
  • Apollo Tyres and Ashok Leyland collaborate for driver health initiatives 18 Dec 2019 19:05 Dec 18, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- In a unique first of its kind corporate partnership, Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, the second largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in India has associated with leading tyre manufacturer, Apollo …
  • When two 1971 air crash survivors met after 48 years 18 Dec 2019 11:54 Fifty-seven-year-old Raghunath sat silent for most part of the journey as his son Nagarajan drove him 300-odd kms from Thiruvananthapuram to Madurai. . Memories rushed through his mind of an incident that very few people live to tell. They reached K S Mani …
  • Gang booking tickets using fake IRCTC IDs busted, arrested by RPF in Karur 18 Dec 2019 03:22 Express News Service KARUR: A special team of Railway Protection Force (RPF) officers arrested five persons and produced them in Karur District Court on Tuesday for illegal train ticket bookings using fake accounts on the Indian Railway Catering and …
  • National Weather Forecast: Tuesday, December 17 17 Dec 2019 06:15 The Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, under the India Meteorological Department (IMD), expects parts of South Tamil Nadu to receive heavy rainfall on Thursday (day after tomorrow). The prevailing northerly to north-easterlies had sprung a surprise …
  • Namakkal: Grandmother dies to save teen from abusive stepfather 15 Dec 2019 00:12 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: A septuagenarian woman died trying to protect her granddaughter from her ‘abusive’ stepfather, near Rasipuram in the wee hours of Saturday. Raja, the step father, attacked the old woman with acid and slit her throat before he …
  • Old woman's killer stoned to death in TN 14 Dec 2019 21:24  Police said Samuel, second husband of Vijayalakshmi, had come to threaten the elderly woman, Dhanammal in her house, where the three daughters of Vijayalakshmi by her first marriage were staying. Namakkal: In a bizarre instance of ‘rough and ready justice …
  • Onion prices to come down as 500 MTs to reach TN 11 Dec 2019 22:06 Tamil Nadu Food Minister R Kamaraj has said the State will get 500 metric tonnes of onions from the Central grid and they will be sold at cheap prices at farm fresh stores across TN. Interacting with the media, he said, ”We have asked for 100 metric tonnes …
  • Tamil Nadu: Ahead of polls, panchayat posts 'sold off' for Rs 65 lakh, Collector orders probe 10 Dec 2019 17:26 In the first phase on December 27, 156 panchayats will go to polls in Tamil Nadu. With rural body elections in Tamil Nadu to be held in less than three weeks, a purported video of villagers “selling off” the president and vice-president posts in their …
  • Watch: Tata Sons head Chandrasekaran at Express Adda 10 Dec 2019 15:09 By: Express Web Desk | Mumbai, New Delhi | Updated: December 10, 2019 7:35:09 pm Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran in conversation with Indian Express Executive director Anant Goenka and Financial Express managing editor Sunil Jain during Express Adda at …
  • Onion prices come down in Tamil Nadu after 30 tonnes import from Egypt 10 Dec 2019 09:02 With onion prices skyrocketing, traders from Tiruchi wholesale market, which is one of the largest in Tamil Nadu, have imported 30 tonnes of onion. The import has brought down prices to Rs 100 per kg at the market, which caters to five districts. In other …
  • Tata Sons head Chandrasekaran guest at Express Adda today 10 Dec 2019 00:13 A key corporate voice N Chandrasekaran, Chairman of Tata Sons — the holding company of Tata Group — who took over the reins of the Group in February 2017, will be the guest at the Express Adda in Mumbai on Tuesday. As head of the group, with revenues of …
  • Recruitment scams abound in Tamil Nadu 08 Dec 2019 05:31 A few weeks ago, an advertisement did the rounds on social media and WhatApp groups, calling engineering graduates for an interview for openings in IT major Infosys. When this reporter called up the number given in the advertisement, the person at the …
  • Govt revamps healthcare for livestock in villages 05 Dec 2019 01:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: Dairy farmers in backward rural areas of the State will soon get relief from transporting their cattle to distant places for treatment and breeding support.   Expanding the healthcare facilities and veterinary services to …
  • Major fire breaks out at Pugalur power sub-station 04 Dec 2019 01:32 By Express News Service KARUR: A major fire broke out at Pugalur power sub-station near TNPL factory in Karur on Tuesday. One of the three 100 MA autotransformers at the sub-station was up in flames. Owing to this, power supply to 16 power sub-stations in …
  • Debt drives 3 of family to suicide in Namakkal district 02 Dec 2019 21:02  The head of the family Mohan, 55, a rig owner involved in drilling activities, his wife Nirmala, 47, and their 17-year-old daughter, Sowmya, had allegedly consumed some poisonous substance at home in the wee hours of Monday, when Mohan's elder son, …
  • Parts of Tamil Nadu flooded, more rain likely 02 Dec 2019 00:30 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As residents struggled to cope with rains that lashed several parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, the India Meteorological Department on Sunday predicted heavy rains in State on Monday and Tuesday. An ‘extreme heavy rain’ …
  • Nadda lays foundation stone for BJP offices in 16 TN districts 30 Nov 2019 10:17 Thiruvallur: BJP working president JP Nadda on Saturday laid the foundation stone of party offices for 16 districts and called upon the workers to work towards uplifting people’s lives. The 16 districts which will get new office buildings are — …
  • BJP in Tamil Nadu sceptical over party's scope in local body elections 29 Nov 2019 06:01 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With Tamil Nadu government announcing a switch to indirect elections to pick heads of local bodies, state BJP cadres, who were hoping to contest at least two mayoral posts through direct poll mode, are now sceptical about the …
  • The economics of an egg: It’s all pain and no gain for farmers 28 Nov 2019 08:47 The nutritional benefits of the egg — the proteins, the vitamins and the carotene that helps eyesight — are well documented and recognised. It’s, however, not the case with the economic aspects of the product — the breakup of investments that a poultry …
  • Protest marks poultry expo opening 28 Nov 2019 03:26 A plea, protest and assurances marked the opening of the three-day Poultry India 2019 exhibition in the city on Wednesday. On behalf of poultry farmers, the plea was made by Indian Poultry Equipment Manufacturers’ Association (IPEMA) president Chakradhar …
  • Poultry farmers lose Re 1 on every egg that you eat 27 Nov 2019 09:31 At Rs 5-6 a piece, you may be thinking that the egg prices have hit the roof. But on every egg that you buy, the producer is making a loss of Re 1. "What farmers are getting is just Rs 3.80 - 4, leaving them in a loss of Re 0.75 - 1. In the last one …
  • Pilgrim rush continues at Sabarimala 27 Nov 2019 08:48 The Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala continued to witness heavy rush on Tuesday. Pilgrims had to wait for a long time inside the iron barricades along the Saramkuthi path, Lower Tirumuttom and on the temple premises to reach the sopanam. Padipuja …
  • I’m a DMK man now, Erode MP tells court 26 Nov 2019 00:30 Erode MP A. Ganesamoorthy has filed a counter-affidavit in the Madras High Court, stating that he had relieved himself from the basic membership of the MDMK and had become a member of the DMK before contesting the Parliamentary election in April, and hence …
  • CAT 2019 Slot 1, 2 paper analysis LIVE Updates: Exams conclude, check candidates’ reactions 24 Nov 2019 12:38 Port Blair, Ahmednagar, Rohtak, Simla, Nashik, Nellore, Sonipat, Kolhapur, Kurnool, Tirupati, Jammu, Solapur, Vijaywada, Dhanbad, Amravati, Visakhapatnam, Jamshedpur, Aurangabad, Chittoor, Ranchi, Jalgaon, Itanagar, Bangalore, Kolhapur, Dibrugarh, Belgaum, …
  • Tamil Nadu woman accidentally gives away 15 sovereigns gold to scrap dealer 23 Nov 2019 05:30 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Remember the times, when people used to sell old newspapers, vehemently bargaining with scrap dealers, even for a paltry sum? Here, a woman got carried away so much for the loose change that she accidentally parted with …
  • CJM court orders to investigate seven persons in DSP Vishnupriya's suicide case 22 Nov 2019 07:40 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The Chief Judicial Magistrate Court has dismissed the CBI's closure report into the investigation of Tiruchengode deputy superintendent of police Vishnupriya's suicide and has given permission for an inquiry into …
  • Sudden death of college girl in Erode causes flutter 21 Nov 2019 20:53  Police said that Sadhana, daughter of 47-year-old Satyamurthy, a truck driver from neighbouring Namakkal district, was a third year student of B.Sc. (biomedical) in a private women's college here. Erode: The sudden death of a 19-year-old female …
  • CM Palaniswami opens new buildings for govt colleges in many districts 20 Nov 2019 00:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday inaugurated new buildings for government colleges in many districts, constructed at a total cost of Rs 90 crore. He also commissioned the functioning of a specialised …
  • United in the misery is the poor cousin in Namakkal 17 Nov 2019 14:18 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With 148 libraries left in the lurch in Namakkal, its District Library Officer (DLO) K Ravi has now sent a proposal to construct 21 new buildings, with a sole aim to create a better platform for students to learn. However, …
  • Post rains, groundwater levels increase across Tamil Nadu 14 Nov 2019 01:05 Express News Service CHENNAI: Thanks to good rain since October, groundwater levels across Tamil Nadu have risen by an average of three metres, officials said. From 17.5 m in May, it has come up to 14.5 m across the State. Officials said this data was put …
  • 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 …
  • Atheist Karunanidhi to get Rs 30L Namakkal temple 26 Aug 2019 05:16
  • Namakkal-based Vidya Kumaresan loves to weave beauty using stylised letters 25 Jul 2019 12:18 Vidya Kumaresan elucidates what an “upstroke” is with a deft stroke of the brush pen on the white board. She then goes on to explain the subtle difference between a ‘thin’ upstroke and a ‘thick’ one with due demonstrations. On cue, the participants proceed …
  • 3 attacked at milk chilling centre in Namakkal 22 Jul 2019 05:23 NAMAKKAL: In a daring attack by a gang of four at a milk chilling centre at Kumbakottai near Namagiripettai in Namakkal district late on Saturday night, three persons including an employee of the chilling centre suffered severe cut injuries. In the melee, …
  • Prasath bowls Namakkal to big win in TN Cricket Association inter-district U-14 meet 20 Jun 2019 06:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: RV Hari Prasath’s 5/36 propelled Namakkal to beat Virudhunagar by an innings and 160 runs in the quarterfinals of the TNCA inter-district U-14 meet on Wednesday. Brief scores: Quarterfinals: Krishnagiri 170 in 83.3 …
  • Baby sale case in Namakkal: Police arrest Bengaluru woman 18 May 2019 20:55 Namakkal: In yet another shocking turn to the investigations into the recent baby sale case centred around a Rasipuram-based retired government nurse, Amudha aka Amuthavalli, the Tamil Nadu CB-CID police who took over the investigations, on Saturday …
  • Namakkal child adoption racket: Baby ‘products’ 05 May 2019 01:39 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: The Namakkal child adoption racket that recently came to light has revealed how lapses in health and registration services could be exploited by unscrupulous individuals. It has also shown how brokers were able to target …
  • Three more arrested in Namakkal baby sale case 27 Apr 2019 21:39 Namakkal: The alleged racket in buying and selling of babies centred around a retired Rasipuram-based government nursing assistant in Namakkal district, appears to be getting wider with the police arresting three more 'sub-brokers' suspected to be …
  • Namakkal raids: I-T sleuths seize unaccounted cash worth Rs 14.54cr 13 Apr 2019 07:53 [India], April 13 (ANI): Income Tax department officials have seized unaccounted cash worth Rs 14.54 crore from the premises of PSK Engineering Construction and Co in Namakkal district. Out of the amount seized, a major portion (Rs 13.80 crore) was seized …
  • I-T raids at Namakkal-based construction firm 12 Apr 2019 09:38 [India], April 12 (ANI): The Income Tax department on Friday carried out raids at the premises of PSK Engineering Construction and Co in Namakkal district. Officials from the IT department had received information about the presence of unaccounted cash, …
  • Namakkal Anjaneyar temple: priest in critical condition after falling from elevated platform 28 Jan 2019 16:42 A priest suffered head injuries after he fell down from a 11-feet elevated platform while performing puja to the famous 18-feet high Lord Hanuman shrine in Namakkal, officials said on Monday. The 53-year-old priest, Venkatesh lost his balance and fell from …
  • Thirumanimuthaaru river froths in Salem, Namakkal due to toxic inflows 09 Oct 2018 22:20 Salem/ Namakkal: In what looks a replica of toxic foams in Bengaluru lakes, a similar environmental hazard has scared local residents and farmers living close to the Thirumanimuthaaru river in Salem and Namakkal districts as the water body heavily …
  • Namakkal: School girl commits suicide by jumping into Cauvery river 09 Oct 2018 22:20 Namakkal: In a terrible tragedy, a 16-year-old Plus-one class girl student committed suicide by jumping into the Cauvery river in full flow near Pallipalayam in Namakkal district, apparently depressed over her parents chiding her for ignoring her studies.  …
  • Hatching gains: Namakkal poultry units on expansion spree 08 Jun 2018 17:24 Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal is famous for its eggs, and this year, after a gap of eight years, poultry farmers are on an expansion spree, investing as much as ₹600 crore. The farmers — especially those in Namakkal and adjoining places such as Erode, Rasipuram …
  • Five sentenced to life term in rape case in Namakkal 06 Jun 2018 02:44 Namakkal: The Namakkal district Mahila court on Tuesday convicted and sentenced five persons to life term for allegedly sexually assaulting a young woman under the cover of darkness three years ago near Namagiripettai. The Mahila court judge, Mr. P Elango, …
  • NEET heat sparks dry spell in enrolment at Tamil Nadu's Namakkal schools 17 May 2018 02:05 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Following the implementation of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for medical courses, the enrolment of students in matriculation schools in Namakkal district – once famous for preparing students to score high marks in …
  • Namakkal farmers urge district admn to undertake water audit 14 May 2018 01:49 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday announcing that Mettur dam cannot be opened for irrigation on June 12, and delta farmers worried over the prospects of Kuruvai, the farmers in Namakkal have urged the …
  • Tamil Nadu man in coma for 2 years in Gulf brought homeA man from Namakkal, who has been in a coma for more than two years, finally got compensation from an insurance company. The Indian embassy persuaded Udaiyar’s employer to file a case against an… 19 Jul 2017 04:48 CHENNAI: The intervention of the Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi has helped the family of a man from Namakkal, who has been in a coma for more than two years, gain compensation. Chithiravel Vinaitheertha Udaiyar, 37, was flown to the city on Tuesday from Abu …
  • Scary video of hanging bridge pillar in Namakkal goes viral; triggers official action 26 Jun 2017 03:21 One of the damaged pillars of the Solasiramani barrage-cum-bridge, which has been propped up by sand bags, in Namakkal district; and (below) the pillar with damaged base due to soil erosion before repair work began | Express NAMAKKAL: A video on social …
  • Brazil gives Namakkal egg a run for money 09 Jun 2017 03:11 Image for representational purpose only. NAMAKKAL: Egg export from Namakkal district is on a downward spiral, thanks to the tough competition put up by Brazil. But that has not hit the business due to the high demand from domestic markets. Namakkal …
  • After dropping ranking system, schools in Namakkal take NEET turn 21 May 2017 02:13 NAMAKKAL: Known for producing eggs and churning out eggheads, Namakkal is, so to say, the rank capital of the State. Now that the ranking system in the SSLC and HSC board examinations has been abolished, private schools, which set into motion the city’s …
  • Namakkal contractor on I-T radar found dead 09 May 2017 05:03 A civil contractor in Namakkal, whose premises were among those searched by Income Tax sleuths during the crackdown on State Health Minister C. Vijaya Baskar last month, died at Sevutranganpatti in Mohanur on Monday. He was found unconscious in his farm …
  • Tamil Nadu's Namakkal mired in slump due to year-round water shortage 07 May 2017 00:36 NAMAKKAL: Faced with acute year-round water shortage in the rain shadow region of the Western Ghats, agriculture was never really a viable option in Namakkal. When the first few tentative entrepreneurs struck gold with their small-scale poultry farms, it …
  • Namakkal resident reunited with son 05 Feb 2017 20:22 Tears of joy streamed down Namakkal resident Santhi’s face when she laid eyes on her son after more than three years. A resident of the city Corporation’s beggar rehabilitation centre Sakshatkaram, Santhi had been looking forward to meeting her elder son …
  • Slump in biz, not cash crunch, hits Namakkal truckers hard 10 Jan 2017 18:27 Chennai, January 10:   Truckers in Namakkal region, the trucking hub of Tamil Nadu, have migrated to online transactions following demonetisation. “We have adjusted to the change quickly,” said M Thangavelu, who owns two trucks. He regularly moves goods …
  • No FASTags, govt buses stuck in tolls 20 Jan 2020 23:55 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The travel time of buses plying from Chennai to neighbouring districts including Hosur, Vaniyambadi and Tirupattur, has gone up by 30-45 minutes, thanks to the implementation of FASTag at toll plazas on National Highways …
  • Incomplete canal system defeats purpose of Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanthi in Andhra Pradesh 19 Jan 2020 07:23 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Though reservoirs under Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanthi (HNSS) in Anantapur, Kurnool, Kadapa and Chittoor were completed in two phases, the incomplete distributary canal system defeats the very purpose of the project. …
  • Bull owner killed, over 50 injured in jallikattu events 17 Jan 2020 02:12 A bull owner was killed in a freak incident en route to an illegal erudhattam event in Krishnagiri district and over 50 were injured in two jallikattu events held in Palamedu in Madurai and Periya Suriyur in Tiruchi district on Thursday. The bull owner, …
  • Aim to generate jobs, EPS panel clears over Rs 6000-crore projects 14 Jan 2020 01:46 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The high powered committee headed by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, constituted for expeditious investment facilitation and single-window clearances for the Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) signed during his recent …
  • 5 Bangladeshi illegal immigrants held in T.N. 12 Jan 2020 11:33 Even as the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act rage across the country, Krishangiri police arrested the family of 3 Bangladeshi immigrants along with their two infants for gaining entry into the country illegally. The head of the family Iqbal …
  • Northeast monsoon bows out, bestowing water but sparing people from damage caused by cyclones 12 Jan 2020 04:55 When the northeast monsoon officially withdrew on January 10, it had left the State with far more water than when it blew into Tamil Nadu. It also allowed the residents of Chennai to heave a sigh of relief because they wouldn’t have to scrounge for water …
  • Tamil Nadu youth awarded 12-year jail term for sexually assaulting minor 11 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A 23-year-old man, on Friday, was awarded 12 years of imprisonment by the Fast Track Mahila Court for allegedly for sexually assaulting a minor girl. Sources identified the convict as A Surya Prakash (23) from …
  • Pakistan's ISI funds training of 40 Rohingyas in Bangladesh 09 Jan 2020 16:31 By IANS NEW DELHI: Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is now training around 40 Rohingya Muslims with the help of terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in Bangladesh so that they can push them into India to carry out terror …
  • Hoop and the hype 09 Jan 2020 00:08 Written by Shivani Naik | Mumbai | Published: January 9, 2020 4:27:33 am The promising talent knocking on Team India doors. The Punjab juggernaut has been literally rolling through basketball nationals for the last few seasons, and the team brimming with …
  • Chennai Metro Rail plans cultural events during Pongal 07 Jan 2020 21:23 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 7, 2020 As part of celebrating Tamil Culture and various art forms of South India, CMRL in collaboration with South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur is conducting ‘CMRL Metro Pongal Cultural Festival’ at Saidapet, …
  • Male relatives take oath while women councillors stand aside 06 Jan 2020 22:37 While the presence of a large number of women candidates in the electoral fray during the panchayat polls was a welcome sight, it was disconcerting to see the spouses of elected women representatives standing in their place and even taking oath on their …
  • Centre’s panel gives nod for four new govt medical colleges in Tamil Nadu 05 Jan 2020 22:25 Express News Service CHENNAI: Union health ministry’s technical evaluation committee (TEC) has given its nod for four new government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu, at its meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. The new colleges at Ariyalur, Cuddalore, …
  • No special screening of Rajinikanth's ‘Darbar’ in Krishnagiri? 05 Jan 2020 21:40 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: The owners of ten theatres in Krishnagiri and Kaveripattinam have decided not to screen special shows for fans when a new movie is released. Deputy Superintendent of Police Kumar told media persons that the theatre …
  • Tamil Nadu in 2019: Not a dull moment 05 Jan 2020 09:30 When Chennai dried up Chennai suffered one of its worst droughts summer of 2019. With a deficit in rainfall, groundwater levels sinking, and the dry beds in the major reservoirs showing up, it became one of the first Indian cities to run dry. As taps …
  • DMK cements lead in local body elections 04 Jan 2020 21:19 The DMK on Saturday continued to strengthen its lead in the rural local body elections, winning 243 out of 513 wards in district panchayats and 2,100 out of 5,087 posts in panchayat unions in the 27 districts where the polls were held. Elections for 515 …
  • DMK-led alliance emerges victorious in Tamil Nadu local body polls 04 Jan 2020 13:08 The results have brought to light the people’s faith in DMK, they have taught a lesson to the ruling government, said DMK leader MK Stalin. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partners Saturday established clear leads in the rural body …
  • TN rural local body elections: AIADMK retains the west 04 Jan 2020 01:28 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: While the DMK dominated the rural local body elections by winning more number of posts across the State than its chief rival AIADMK, the Western region continues to be the fortress of the two leaves party. Except in The …
  • DMK secures majority in four district panchayats, AIADMK in two 03 Jan 2020 21:17 The DMK has won a majority of the seats in four of the six district panchayats for which counting has concluded as per results announced by the State Election Commission on Friday. The AIADMK has secured a majority in two district panchayats. Incidentally, …
  • Rural local body polls: Setback for AIADMK; DMK races ahead in panchayat unions 02 Jan 2020 19:43 The ruling AIADMK suffered a setback in the rural local body polls held in 27 districts with the DMK racing ahead in panchayat unions and the ruling party locked in a neck and neck race in district panchayats as per results/trends available at around 9 …
  • College girl follows in father's footsteps, voted panchayat president in Krishnagiri 02 Jan 2020 15:52 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A 21-year-old BBA student J Sandhiya Rani was voted president of Kaattinayakandoddi village panchayat, which is in Shoolagiri block in Krishnagiri on Thursday. Sandhiya Rani secured 1,170 votes and defeated her nearest …
  • Amid New Year celebrations, many sexual harassment cases come to fore 02 Jan 2020 02:38 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Despite elaborate security arrangements made by the city police, a few incidents of molestation and sexual harassment were reported during New Year celebrations at Brigade Road on Tuesday night. The Ashoknagar police …
  • Concert to help visually-disabled 01 Jan 2020 22:09 Nearly 3.35 lakh students across the state have been enrolled so far for this initiative by him. KRISHNAGIRI: With just three days go in 2019, pianist Anil Srinivasan is busy raising a charity of Rs. 23 lakh to help the Chennai-based Ganadarshan Seva …
  • Kadamabakuttai's tribal population faces difficulties while casting their votes in local body polls 31 Dec 2019 09:38 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Even as the district administration had assured transport facilities for tribal people residing in Kadamabakuttai hill station to reach their polling station during elections, complaints of officials allegedly going …
  • Oh God! Thief dressed as Lord Shiva nabbed 25 Dec 2019 00:04 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: When  ‘Lord Shiva’ came home to bless him six months ago, little did S Munusamy (40) of Eyagunam near Gingee, realise that his fortunes would take a turn for the worse. He ended up ‘offering’ gold jewellery and a sum of …
  • Over 2,000 participate in protest against CAA in Salem 25 Dec 2019 00:04 By Express News Service SALEM/KRISHNAGIRI: A protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) conducted in front of Salem Head Post Office on Tuesday by the Salem District United Jamath, along with Jamaththul …
  • Gutkha racket: Vellore police nab 13 men, seize contraband worth Rs. 2 crore 24 Dec 2019 15:19 By Express News Service VELLORE: The Vellore district police have nabbed 13 persons involved in illegal transportation, stocking and sale of gutkha ferried from Bengaluru via Krishnagiri to a destination in the city here. According to Superintendent of …
  • This Tamil Nadu headmaster let students off on winter break two days earlier 24 Dec 2019 10:03 Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: While the government schools were scheduled to close for holidays after the last half-yearly exam on Monday, this Panchayat Union Primary School in Kadambakutti village of Bettamugilalam panchayat is ahead of the curve. …
  • MK Stalin, others booked for anti-CAA protests 24 Dec 2019 09:38 CHENNAI: The Chennai City Police has filed cases against DMK Chief MK Stalin, youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin, leaders of DMK allies, and scores of cadre who participated in the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 on Monday, …
  • Madras High Court Dismisses Two Judges, Retires Another On Health Grounds 23 Dec 2019 21:36 The decisions were taken at a meeting of all judges of the Madras High Court on December 7, sources said. Chennai: The Madras High Court has dismissed two judges and a judicial magistrate from service as part of its efforts to overhaul the subordinate …
  • An amputee on a 1,200-km cycle ride for various causes 22 Dec 2019 05:34 A glance from a distance might deceive anyone that V. Manikandan is just another bicyclist. Only upon a closer look one realises that he is differently abled who rides his old-fashioned bicycle with his right leg alone. While this is impressive already, Mr …
  • Lankan Tamils remain citizens of no-man’s land 22 Dec 2019 00:10 Express News Service MADURAI: The camp conditions are hellish. One must read Pathinathan, who is associated with the literary magazine Kalachuvadu, in this regard. Even if one’s heart is made of stone, it would still melt under the searing heat of reality. …
  • Too little: Allies unhappy with seat-sharing formula  19 Dec 2019 23:28 Express News Service CHENNAI: Cadre of small parties in DMK and AIADMK-led alliances are sulking since both the Dravidian majors have allocated a significantly less share of seats for their partners in rural local body polls. The parties were negotiating …
  • When grass is greener on the other side of border... 15 Dec 2019 00:12 By Express News Service Recent arrests in Karur for cultivation of ganja plants in fields was cause for much concern and some amusement. Officials say this case is an outlier as Tamil Nadu does not produce much marijuana, but admit the State’s residents …
  • SC refuses to entertain DMK plea; local body polls as scheduled 14 Dec 2019 00:14 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Supreme Court on Friday declined to interfere again in the elections to local bodies in Tamil Nadu, pointing out that the orders already passed on this issue will hold good. Counsel for DMK, Abhishek Manu Singhvi, …
  • Day before exam, question paper leaked through teachers' Whatsapp group in Tamil Nadu 13 Dec 2019 09:09 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: A day before the start of the half-yearly exams for class-IX students, a question paper for the Tamil subject was leaked through a WhatsApp group for teachers. With the question papers for this exam being prepared at the …
  • EV charging biz likely to grow at 50 pc in next 3 years in India: Delta Electronics 09 Dec 2019 09:54 New Delhi, Dec 9 () Power and energy management firm Delta Electronics expects its electric vehicle charging business in India to grow around 50 per cent per annum in the next three years with more car makers bringing their EVs into the country, according …
  • Class X girl sexually abused by teacher 06 Dec 2019 05:23 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A 33-year-old male English tutor was on Thursday arrested under provisions of POCSO Act for abusing a class 10 girl at an unregistered private children's home near Hosur on Thursday. According to police source, T …
  • Govt revamps healthcare for livestock in villages 05 Dec 2019 01:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: Dairy farmers in backward rural areas of the State will soon get relief from transporting their cattle to distant places for treatment and breeding support.   Expanding the healthcare facilities and veterinary services to …
  • Two killed after truck rams Krishnagiri toll booth 02 Dec 2019 00:30 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Two persons were killed on the spot and a toll booth employee injured when a container truck rammed into the Krishnagiri toll booth on the Chennai-Bengaluru highway on Sunday evening. The deceased were identified as S …
  • Nadda lays foundation stone for BJP offices in 16 TN districts 30 Nov 2019 10:17 Thiruvallur: BJP working president JP Nadda on Saturday laid the foundation stone of party offices for 16 districts and called upon the workers to work towards uplifting people’s lives. The 16 districts which will get new office buildings are — …
  • Centre’s bonanza to TN: 3 more medical colleges to come up in State, CM thanks PM 28 Nov 2019 07:01 The Union ministry of health and family welfare has cleared the proposal of Tamil Nadu to set up three new medical colleges in Krishnagiri, Nagapattinam and Tiruvallur. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said the Centre has given its approval for …
  • Sanctioning 9 medical colleges in a year historic: TN CM 27 Nov 2019 18:12 Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Central government’s sanction for three more medical colleges in the state. In a statement issued here, Palaniswami said the Central government on …
  • Palaniswami thanks Modi for approving three more medical colleges in Tamil Nadu 27 Nov 2019 14:18 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday extended his gratitude towards prime minister Narendra Modi for approving the establishment of three medical colleges in the districts of Krishnagiri, …
  • Tiruvannamalai police nab Nigerian national, pastor for sexually assaulting Class 9 girl 26 Nov 2019 21:18 Express News Service TIRUVANNAMALAI: The police have nabbed a Nigerian national and Christian pastor for sexually assaulting a Dalit schoolgirl belonging in Tiruvannamalai. Police sources said Nikki Philip, 51, a Nigerian national, staying at Chrompet in …
  • After JMB, NIA unearths another Bangladeshi terror group Ansarullah Bangla in Bengaluru 24 Nov 2019 09:09 National Investigation Agency (NIA)twitter [Representational Image] After Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) was busted in Bengaluru, National Investigation Agency (NIA) has unearthed another Bangladeshi militant group Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) which …
  • Another Rajiv convict gets parole 22 Nov 2019 15:04 By Chennaivision in Chennai News November 22, 2019 The Madras High Court today granted a 30-day parole to Robert Payas, one of the seven convicts serving a life term for assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. A Division Bench comprising …
  • DMK demands setting up of tribunal to resolve Thenpennaiyar river water dispute 21 Nov 2019 14:50 By Express News Service TIRUVANNAMALAI: Slamming the Tamil Nadu government for its failure to secure a stay on the construction of a dam across Thenpennaiyar’s tributary in Karnataka, the DMK on Thursday urged the government to seek the immediate setting …
  • Six TN districts to suffer if dam built on Markandeya river 20 Nov 2019 00:17 Express News Service VELLORE: With the Supreme Court clearing the decks for Karnataka to go ahead with the dam project across river Markandeya, a tributary of Thenpennaiyar, farmers and activists in Tamil Nadu have expressed anguish and said the dam would …
  • Transfer of doctors not a punishment, says Health Minister Vijayabaskar 19 Nov 2019 08:45 Only those government doctors who prevented others from working, were transferred. This transfer of very few doctors was not meant to be a punishment, State Health Minister C. Vijayabaskar said on Tuesday. It may be recalled that the State government had …
  • GMR's Q2 loss widens to Rs 457 crore despite higher revenue 15 Nov 2019 12:25 New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI): GMR Infrastructure Ltd has reported a consolidated net loss for the second fiscal quarter ending September at Rs 457 crore against Rs 334 crore in the corresponding period of previous fiscal. This was despite gross revenues …
  • 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, …
  • NIA investigate in Krishnagiri 24 Sep 2019 02:47 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: National  Intelligence Agency (NIA) sleuths from Bengaluru arrived in Krishnagiri as part of the investigation into the Burdwan bomb blast case of 2014. The prime accused of the case -- a member of the Jamaat-ul- …
  • Tamil Nadu terror threat: Checks continue for second day at Dharmapuri-Krishnagiri border 24 Aug 2019 23:31 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: There was no let up in security measures with the forces creating a watertight cordon on the Dharmapuri-Krishnagiri border following an intelligence alert on the infiltration of Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists into Tamil Nadu …
  • Mob damages government property in Krishnagiri 18 Aug 2019 21:10 KRISHNAGIRI: Angry mob damaged government property following the death of a farmer at Ayyur in Denkannikottai taluk in Krishnagiri district on Saturday. However, the relatives of the deceased victim have said that the violence was triggered by outsiders …
  • 3 of family including 2 kids killed in Krishnagiri road mishap 10 Jun 2019 20:36 Krishnagiri: Three persons including two minor children of a family were killed on the spot in a multiple vehicles collision involving a truck and two-state owned TNSTC buses in wee hours of Monday in Krishnagiri district. Police said a Tamil Nadu State …
  • Three killed in accident Krishnagiri-Hosur highway 10 Jun 2019 08:07 Three persons, including a child, were killed and 15 injured after a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus hit passengers crossing the Krishnagiri-Hosur highway early on Monday. The front wheel of a Krishnagiri-bound STC bus from Hosur burst as it was …
  • Krishnagiri: Engineer-groom hospitalised after tiff with fiancée 28 May 2019 10:14 Krishnagiri: An engineer-bridegroom was allegedly drugged and brutally beaten up by his fiancée, a college girl. The attack took place a day after their engagement. Police said that C.Saravana (27), an engineering graduate and working in a private firm was …
  • Bus catches fire, driver saves 30 passengers in Krishnagiri district 10 May 2019 07:25
  • Waynad’s Krishnagiri stadium: A heaven for fast bowlers 22 Jan 2019 19:16 The Krishnagiri Stadium in Wayanad has a reputation of assisting the seamers. (Photo by Sandip G) The Krishnagiri pitch has a reputation for assisting seamers — in the Kerala-Gujarat quarterfinal, as many as 36 wickets were accounted for by the faster men, …
  • Youth’s T-shirt handholds cops to killers in Krishnagiri honour-killing case 19 Nov 2018 02:36 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: In the Krishnagiri honour killing of an inter-caste couple, it was the T-shirt worn by the youth that enabled their identification, police said. The bodies of N Nandish (25), a Dalit, and S Swathi (21), a Vanniyar, of …
  • TN Chief Minister lays foundation stone of proposed GMR Krishnagiri Special Investment Region 26 Aug 2018 10:25 GMR Infrastructure Ltd, the flagship company of GMR Group, India's major infrastructure conglomerate, announced that its subsidiary, GMR Krishnagiri SIR Ltd (GKSIR), is set to invite investments from national and international investors at its large …
  • Paddy fields inundated in Krishnagiri district 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, several streams are flowing at danger level since Sunday night paralysing normal life. Roads in several mandals like Nandigama, Mylavaram, Kanchikacherla, …
  • 5 killed as car collides with bus in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri 13 Mar 2018 22:18
  • AIADMK Expels 46 Office Bearers From Krishnagiri District 14 Feb 2018 08:34 Chennai:  Top leaders of the ruling AIADMK, O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami, today continued their disciplinary action against party men, expelling 40-odd office bearers from Krishnagiri district for bringing 'disrepute' to the organisation. Mr …
  • HC orders Krishnagiri Collector not to issue lease deed for quarrying 09 Feb 2018 03:04 CHENNAI: THE Madras High Court has directed the Krishnagiri District Collector not to issue the lease deed for quarrying blue metal from the government land in Kammandoddi village. A division bench of Justices S Manikumar and V Bhavani Subbaroyan gave the …
  • Elephant calf rescued in Krishnagiri 16 Jan 2018 09:37 In a short rescue mission, a three-month-old elephant calf, which had fallen into a farm well in Paavadaipatti in Rayakottai town of Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu, was rescued on Tuesday. The calf, believed to have been with its herd, is suspected to …
  • Minor boy driving leads to mishap, 6 dead in Krishnagiri 15 Jan 2018 21:38 Krishnagiri: It was an irrecoverable loss for five families including the one that allowed its minor boy driving a car which claimed the lives of six persons in a tragic road accident in Krishnagiri district. On Sunday, 16-year-old K. Esaki, his friends, …
  • TN reports first Zika virus from Krishnagiri district 10 Jul 2017 20:02 Chennai: The first case of Zika virus in Tamil Nadu has been reported from Krishnagiri district and the 27-year-old infected man fully cured, a senior state government official said. Laboratory tests done in state facilities confirmed the presence of Zika …
  • TN’s first zika case confirmed in Krishnagiri dist 10 Jul 2017 15:30 Image used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The first confirmed case of Zika in Tamil Nadu in recent years has been reported in Krishnagiri district. The state’s health officials confirmed it to Express today. A 27-year-old youth who tested …
  • Tamil Nadu’s first zika case confirmed in Krishnagiri district; virus detected in India way back in 1952 10 Jul 2017 13:42 CHENNAI: The first confirmed case of Zika in Tamil Nadu in recent years has been reported in Krishnagiri district. The state’s health officials confirmed it to Express today. A 27-year-old youth who tested positive for Zika is now recovered. Details on the …
  • Krishnagiri girl with partial vision scores 96.6 per cent in CBSE exam 29 May 2017 00:25 KRISHNAGIRI: The nation was busy celebrating toppers who scored over 99 per cent in the CBSE Class XII exams, and Dharshana’s journey to scoring 96.6 per cent got less attention than it deserved. But her story is worth telling, for she overcame a different …
  • World: International Migrants Day: Salesian Missions highlights social and educational programs assisting young migrants 19 Dec 2019 00:59 (MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring International Migrants Day. Each year, International Migrants Day is held on Dec. 18 …
  • Govt revamps healthcare for livestock in villages 05 Dec 2019 01:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: Dairy farmers in backward rural areas of the State will soon get relief from transporting their cattle to distant places for treatment and breeding support.   Expanding the healthcare facilities and veterinary services to …
  • Rains lash many parts of TN; schools, colleges to remain shut 02 Dec 2019 10:39 Amid forecast of heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, educational institutions in many districts of the two States have been shut for today. The examinations of Madras University and Anna University have also been postponed. Chennai has been …
  • AIADMK releases election manifesto 19 Mar 2019 16:43 [India], Mar 19 (ANI): AIADMK on Tuesday released its manifesto ahead of the ensuing General elections and among its major promises said it would urge the Centre to launch an international probe into the alleged genocide and war crimes committed by Sri …
  • AIADMK announces 20 candidates for LS polls in TN 17 Mar 2019 18:35 [India], Mar 17 (ANI): The AIADMK on Sunday announced the names of 20 candidates that will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. KRS Saravanan will contest from Salem, P Kaliyapan from Namakkal, KP Munuswamy from Krishnagiri, G Manimaran from Erode, …
  • AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 10:22 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Updated: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Chennai: The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding …
  • Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 08:00 CHENNAI (TAMIL NADU): The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding its candidates on Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha …
  • Modi to flag off Chennai Metro Rail’s new services tomorrow 09 Feb 2019 16:04 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, will on Sunday inaugurate Chennai Metro Rail’s services upto Washermenpet. Modi, who will visit Tirupur on Sunday, will flag off the Chennai Metro Rail’s services through video …
  • Madras High Court rejects anti-Hindi agitator's plea 20 Jan 2018 21:08 Chennai: Madras high court has rejected a plea from an anti-Hindi agitator, to direct the state government to accord pension under the Tamil Nadu payment of pension to Tamil Scholars Miscellaneous Provision Act, for having participated in the agitations to …
  • KIOCL to set up pellet plant at RINL 06 Jan 2018 18:18 Union Minister of Steel Chaudhary Birender Singh unveiled a digital LED signage board, at KIOCL in Panambur on Saturday. The KIOCL will set up a pellet plant with a capacity of 1.2 million tonne per annum at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) unit at …
  • Dress to save the planet 28 Sep 2017 17:04 At the Kalakshetra Foundation’s annual “haat”, the assistant at the Tula shop stood wearing a lovely off-white kurta with just the right sliver of block-printed borders on the sleeves and front slit. I joked that I would buy it. “Everyone says that!” she …
  • Asserting rights through theatre 07 Sep 2017 14:23 Despite the heavy rain, the auditorium at the Alliance Francaise was fairly occupied in readiness for the 50th Dance DIScourse curated and hosted by Ashish Khokar, editor of the Attendance Magazine. The evening began with a short video on and a talk by …
  • Unable to pay bribe, man leaves new bike at RTO office in Thiruppur, embarrassing officials 26 Jul 2017 08:17 A man, who was not able to pay bribe for registration of his new scooter, decided to leave his vehicle as payment at the RTO office in Thiruppur with a signboard explaining his decision. Nagaraj from Angeripalayam, Thiruppur bought a two wheeler on June 30 …
  • GST protest: 2000 Tirupur garment units go on strike against 18 pct slab slapped on segment 21 Jul 2017 00:38 Since the cluster is functioning under 90 days credit format (in the value chain), such a high GST will put the sector under financial stress, which will render people jobless going forward, Rajendran said. Nearly 2,000 working units of the knitwear/ …
  • Coimbatore: Man enraged after Axis bank ATM doles out Rs 20 in place of Rs 2000 note 13 Jul 2017 16:58 A man residing in Thiruppur got the shock of his life when he got a Rs 20 note instead of Rs 2000 after withdrawing money from an Axis bank ATM. Kalidas was in need of cash for his medical treatment and had visited the AXIS bank ATM situated at …
  • Listen to this kadhai, monthly 11 Apr 2017 00:34 CHENNAI:Remember the days when you used to sit on the porch and your grandparents would read you favourite story? And, not to miss the discussion after! While, you’re thinking that it has become a thing of the past, ‘Kadhai Kelu’, a new Tamil storytelling …