• Video of elephant being injured by burning bag emerges, two arrested 23 Jan 2021 06:45 A disturbing video recorded on a mobile phone of people hurling a burning bag on a 50-year-old elephant in the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) has surfaced through messaging applications. Nilgiris Collector J. Innocent Divya said the building, a portion of …
  • Elephant dies after burning tyre attack in TN, two held 23 Jan 2021 05:13 An elephant has died near Ooty due to severe bleeding caused by a burning tyre thrown at it by local residents on January 8. Two days after its death, Tamil Nadu Police on Friday arrested two people in this connection. According to a senior forest official …
  • Jumbo death: Two held for throwing burning tyre 23 Jan 2021 03:05 A video grab shows the elephant, which died on Tuesday, fleeing with its head on fireUDHAGAMANDALAM: Two men were arrested on Friday for throwing a burning tyre on a wild tusker to chase it away from their illegal homestay at Masinagudi in the Nilgiris, …
  • Tamil Nadu: 2 held for throwing burning cloth on elephant, causing its death 22 Jan 2021 22:03 The Tamil Nadu forest department has arrested two people for causing grievous injury to a 40-year-old elephant near Masinagudi in Nilgiris district. The elephant died of its injuries later. According to officials, the accused had hurled a burning cloth on …
  • Shocking! Burning object thrown at elephant in Masinagudi 22 Jan 2021 17:00 Jan 22, 2021, 07:01PM ISTSource: Times NowA burning object was hurled at a wild elephant by an unidentified person after it strayed into a human habitat in Masinagudi in Tamil Nadu’s Nilgiris district. A video of the incident was released by the forest …
  • TN Health Minister Vijayabaskar receives Covaxin shot in Chennai 22 Jan 2021 06:48 42 UK returnees to Tamil Nadu discharged after testing negative in second Covid test A total of 26 passengers who had returned to Tamil Nadu from UK and 20 of their primary contacts have tested positive for COVID-19 till date. Among the 26 primary cases, …
  • Drive to rope in small tea growers to practise organic farming launched in Nilgiris 22 Jan 2021 00:11 Udhagamandalam: To rope in small tea growers to practise organic farming, the district administration launched a drive, ‘Scope Certification’, at the Kinnakorai industrial cooperative (Indco) tea factory on Thursday. As the district counts for more acreage …
  • 1,087 people vaccinated in Nilgiris dist 20 Jan 2021 23:07
  • Schools reopen for classes 10, 12; mixed turnout recorded across TN 20 Jan 2021 06:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After a gap of nearly 10 months, schools in Tamil Nadu opened their gates to students of classes 10 and 12 on Tuesday. What once used to be the ‘rush hour mornings’ for most families — getting their children ready for …
  • Tea output in the Nilgiris down 4% in 2020 20 Jan 2021 05:16 Tea production in The Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in the South, had fallen 3.75 per cent in calendar 2020 over 2019. December was a better month with favourable sunshine hours which increased the harvest despite a mild frost in Kundah zone. …
  • G&T maker Salud Beverages gets funding from actor Rana Daggubati 19 Jan 2021 13:29 Bengaluru: Alcobev startup Salud Beverages, which has entered India’s liquor industry with a ready-to-drink gin and tonic range, has raised funds from actor Rana Daggubati. The financial details of the investment are unknown. Like beer, India’s gin market …
  • Nilgiris district police use mobile phone records to trace suspects in murder case 18 Jan 2021 11:33 The Nilgiris district police are using the Cyber Crime Cell to track the mobile phone records of suspects whom they believe could have been involved in the kidnap and murder of an 8-year-old girl in Thuthurmattam in Coonoor in December 2020. Police said …
  • 6,128 fighting Covid infection in Tamil Nadu 17 Jan 2021 02:50 Representative imageCHENNAI: The state discharged 775 patients from the Covid-19 registry and added 610 fresh cases on Saturday, which pushed the cumulative case tally to 8,30,183. Active cases dropped to 6,128 from 8,272 on January 2. The state reported …
  • Thrillers Spiked With Malice and Dread 15 Jan 2021 18:05 Here at the possibly haunted Greybrooke Manor in Nilgiris, a dozen guests have gathered at the invitation of Bhaskar Fernandez, an eccentric patriarch whose squabbling extended family is tediously dependent on his largesse. Bhaskar is convinced that …
  • Tea board issues show cause notice to 30 factories 15 Jan 2021 17:47 Tea Board has issued show cause notices to 30 tea factories in The Nilgiris for various deviations from legal requirements. Tea Board’s Executive Director, M Balaji, said that the Board’s officials undertook inspection in 43 factories during the last two …
  • Tea Board issues notices for deviations 15 Jan 2021 16:52 The Tea Board of India, Coonoor, has issued notice to 30 estate tea factories in the Nilgiris for various deviations. The board said in a press release that the factories had been asked to respond to the notices within a stipulated time. Executive Director …
  • Covid-19 vaccines arrive in city 14 Jan 2021 00:00 Coimbatore: The much-anticipated Covid-19 vaccines arrived in the deputy director of public health’s office in the city on Wednesday. The 73,200 doses allotted for the Coimbatore regional vaccine storage included doses allotted for Erode, Tirupur and …
  • Fun-starved film buffs heed Master’s call, make beeline for cinema halls 14 Jan 2021 00:00 Coimbatore: Cinema halls in the district bounced back to business with the release of Vijay-starrer Master on Wednesday. For the first time in the last two months, theatres ran houseful shows, said M Subramaniam, president of Tamil Nadu Theatre and …
  • Covid-19 vaccine arrives in Coimbatore 13 Jan 2021 10:26 The 73,200 doses include 40,600 doses for Coimbatore, 13,800 doses for Erode, 13,500 doses for Tirupur and 5,300 doses for the Nilgiris. Photo by J Jackson COIMBATORE: A total of 73,200 doses of Covid-19 vaccine reached Coimbatore by road from Chennai on …
  • Tamil Nadu receives 5,36,500 doses of Covishield vaccine 13 Jan 2021 04:52 Consignment arrives ahead of vaccination drive scheduled to be held at 307 places across the State on January 16 Tamil Nadu received its first consignment of a COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday. As many as 5,36,500 doses of Covishield arrived in Chennai from …
  • Tamil Nadu gets 5.36 lakh doses of vaccine 13 Jan 2021 02:49 Covishield manufactured by the Serum Institute arrive at the Chennai airport. CHENNAI: More than 45 insulated vehicles will move thousands of vaccine doses from district warehouses to over 2,700 cold chain points in the next couple of days and 21,000 …
  • Indcoserve launches 2021 calendar for tea promotion 12 Jan 2021 13:48 The Principal Secretary to Tamil Nadu Supriya Sahu, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of INDCOSERVE-- India’s largest tea co-operative federation set up by Tamil Nadu in 1964-- has launched the promotion of ‘Indco teas’ with a captivating calendar …
  • Mudumalai Tiger Reserve reopens to tourists 11 Jan 2021 02:51 The Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) in the Nilgiris was reopened to tourists on Saturday. It remained closed for nine months due to COVID-19 pandemic. Officials from MTR said that the decision to reopen the tiger reserve was taken by the government after …
  • Sales to normalise by end of January, getting orders from Jio Mart: Kishore Biyani 10 Jan 2021 16:04 Future Group expects normal sales to return for its retail vertical by the end of January, almost a year after the business was severely hit by pandemic-related disruptions, its founder and Group CEO Kishore Biyani said. Speaking to , Biyani said Future …
  • Mudumalai Tiger Reserve reopens 10 Jan 2021 00:28 Udhagamandalam: The Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) in the Nilgiris was opened to visitors on Saturday after a gap of 10 months. The reserve was closed last March due to the pandemic. The forest department has issued a set of standard operating procedures to …
  • Ooty district records 2 fresh cases 10 Jan 2021 00:28 Udhagamandalam: With two fresh cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, the Nilgiris district recorded the lowest number of cases in a day for the first time in five months. Of the 1900 RTPCR tests conducted, only two people tested positive leaving the positivity …
  • Control room set up to check bird flu 08 Jan 2021 23:48 Coimbatore: Calling upon the public not to panic over bird flu, the state government said that a series of prevention and mitigation measures are being taken in the wake of an outbreak in neighbouring Kerala. A statement from the animal husbandry …
  • Ooty’s ‘Cinema paradiso’: Where culture came to life 08 Jan 2021 23:48 Udhagamandalam: Sprawling across 1.13 acres on Garden Road in Ooty, the Assembly Rooms, stands tall. Established in 1886, this was a place for entertaining the then British settlers and was known as Ooty’s ‘cinema paradiso’. Nobody knows why it was called …
  • Nilgiris registered less rainfall in 2020 compared to 2019 08 Jan 2021 01:25 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris district received less amount of rainfall in 2020 compared to 2019. While the district received an average of 1726mm of rainfall in 2020, it registered 2282mm of rainfall in 2019. Besides, the amount of rainfall in 2020 was …
  • Four of family found dead near Coonoor 08 Jan 2021 01:25 Udhagamandalam: Four members of a family were found dead in a private estate quarters near Kolakombai, 20 km away from Coonoor, on Thursday. Police said the bodies of Ashok Bagath, 30, an estate worker from Jharkhand, his wife Sumathi Kumari, 25, son Abai, …
  • 9 new Covid cases, 1 death in Nilgiris 08 Jan 2021 01:25 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris recorded nine new Covid-19 cases on Thursday, taking the tally to 8,021. Eight patients were discharged on the day, pushing the recovery rate to 98.1%. The district also reported one death. A 57-year-old woman from Missionary …
  • Three Indian feature films part of IFFI's international competition lineup of 15 movies 07 Jan 2021 19:12 By PTI NEW DELHI: The 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) on Thursday released the lineup of international movies that will compete in the competition section during the festival. Three Indian films, "Bridge" by Kripal Kalita, " …
  • Highest single-day rainfall since 1915 07 Jan 2021 09:21 By Express News Service CHENNAI: With heavy rainfall battering many parts of Chennai throughout the day on Tuesday, the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) in Nungambakkam said the city had received the highest single-day rainfall in January, in over a …
  • Tight vigil at border checkposts in Nilgiris 07 Jan 2021 01:04 Udhagamandalam: The animal husbandry department has intensified vigil at checkposts on the Tamil Nadu-Kerala interstate border in Gudalur and Pandalur taulks in the district following an outbreak of bird flu in Allepey and Kottayam districts. …
  • Check encroachments in elephant corridors: HC 07 Jan 2021 01:04 Though reserved forests are protected across the country, corridors connecting them, particularly those used by elephants, are not protected under any law, the Madras high court observed on Wednesday. The first bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and …
  • 10 new Covid cases logged 07 Jan 2021 01:04 The Nilgiris reported 10 new cases of Covid-19 on Wednesday, taking the tally to 8,012. Of the 105 active cases, about 34 people are taking treatment for Covid-19 at government and private facilities in Coimbatore, while 19 patients are kept in home …
  • Passengers’ association demands Mettupalayam-Thoothukudi train 07 Jan 2021 01:04 Coimbatore: The Pollachi Train Passengers Welfare Association has demanded that the erstwhile Coimbatore-Thoothukudi train be reintroduced as the Mettupalayam-Thoothukudi train. The train will help lakhs of workers from southern Tamil Nadu who travel to …
  • Chennai receives record breaking rainfall 06 Jan 2021 09:47 In record-breaking rains for the month of January, the city and suburbs received heavy to very heavy rainfall since Monday evening. Nungambakkam and Meenambakkam stations recorded 82.5 mm and 103 mm of rainfall respectively at 8.30 pm on Tuesday. Chennai …
  • Treat waterbodies as sacred: HC 06 Jan 2021 06:35 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Waterbodies should be treated as sacred and preserved or it would lead to the end of the human race, the Madras High Court stressed on Tuesday. The first bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar …
  • ‘This is among the highest rainfall Chennai received in last 100 years' 06 Jan 2021 06:35 By Express News Service CHENNAI: With the Northeast monsoon yet to withdraw, several parts of the State are witnessing moderate to heavy rainfall, which is unusual in January. Chennai and its surroundings, in particular, have received non-stop rainfall …
  • Covid-19 tally crosses 8,000-mark in Nilgiris 06 Jan 2021 01:53 Udhagamandalam: The number of active cases of Covid-19 in the district has seen a decrease by 28% in the past two weeks. The number of active cases on Tuesday stood at 102, while the same was 140 on December 21, 2020. The recovery rate in the district saw …
  • Chennai records highest rain for a day in January 06 Jan 2021 00:14 The sudden downpour on Tuesday left many roads inundated in Chennai and brought significant inflows into waterbodies. The city recorded the highest quantum of rainfall on a single day in January since 1915. While the northeast monsoon extending to January …
  • Bird flu: High alert on interstate borders 05 Jan 2021 23:07 Coimbatore/Madurai: The state animal husbandry department has increased vigil at checkposts at the Tamil Nadu–Kerala interstate borders and poultry farms in Namakkal following the outbreak of bird flu in Kerala. Vehicles entering Tamil Nadu from Kerala …
  • Warning against using adulterated tea 05 Jan 2021 18:29 Adulterated tea was seized from a tea shop in Kotagiri by officials from the Food Safety and Drug Administration Department on Tuesday. The officials checked the quality of tea being used at tea stalls near the Kotagiri bus stand, as well as if the shops …
  • Heavy rain lashes Chennai, Met office says it will continue till Wednesday 05 Jan 2021 10:22 By Express News Service CHENNAI: With the north-east monsoon refusing to say goodbye, several parts of the state are witnessing moderate to heavy rainfall which is unusual in the month of January. In particular, Chennai and its neighborhood are …
  • 2.2L beneficiaries in Nilgiris dist 05 Jan 2021 00:40 Udhagamandalam: Nilgiris collector J Innocent Divya inaugurated the distribution of Pongal gift hampers at the Ooty Cooperative Store - market branch on Monday. Of the 2,17,794 ration cardholders in the district, 2,15,601 rice cardholders are eligible for …
  • Nilgiris sees 17 new Covid cases 05 Jan 2021 00:40 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris district recorded 17 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, taking the tally closer to 8,000-mark. As many as 7,839 Covid patients recovered so far with the recovery rate standing at 98%. Of the 108 active cases, at least 25 people are …
  • Incessant rain, thick mist hit normal life in Nilgiris district 05 Jan 2021 00:39 Udhagamandalam: Off-season rain combined with thick mist threw normal life out of gear in the Nilgiris district, especially in the Coonoor taluk, on Monday. Weather reports predict moderate to heavy rain in the district for the next six days. While Hulical …
  • Butterfly trackers help lift the mystery surrounding rare butterflies in the Nilgiris 03 Jan 2021 07:04 A group of hobbyist butterfly trackers attempting to document and learn about the different butterfly species in the Nilgiris has helped expand the knowledge-base of the life cycles of two rare butterfly species in the district. The Wynter-Blyth …
  • Nilgiris logs 12 new Covid cases 02 Jan 2021 23:19 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris recorded 12 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, taking the tally to 7,968, of which 115 are active cases. A health department official said the new cases were spread across the district and there wasn’t any cluster formation. …
  • India Rehearses For Massive Coronavirus Vaccination Drive 02 Jan 2021 17:05 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 1Shares Vardhan assures people on safety of vaccine New Delhi/Chennai- As it came closer to the roll-out of the first COVID-19 vaccine, India held a dry run by all states and union territories on Saturday in preparation …
  • India rehearses for massive coronavirus vaccination drive; Harsh Vardhan assures people on safety of vaccine 02 Jan 2021 16:12 As it came closer to the roll-out of the first COVID-19 vaccine, India held a dry run by all states and union territories on Saturday in preparation for a massive vaccination drive, with Health Minister Harsh Vardhan appealing to people not to be misguided …
  • 5 Reasons Why You Should Wear Sunscreen in Winter 24 Jan 2021 05:53 Most people associate sunscreen with the beach and laying by the pool on sunny summer days, but there are many reasons why wearing sunscreen in winter is crucial for optimal skin protection. As the depletion of the ozone layer — even as it is on the road …
  • Rahul Gandhi hits campaign trail in Tamil Nadu, vows to defend Tamil culture 24 Jan 2021 01:09 Congress leader Rahul Gandhi kickstarted his three-day visit to Tamil Nadu ahead of the forthcoming assembly polls, which are slated to take place between April and May this year. This is the second time that the former Congress president has visited the …
  • Op-Ed: How subtle changes in language helped erode U.S. democracy — and mirrored the Nazi era 24 Jan 2021 00:36 Victor Klemperer, a literary scholar, saw the Nazi era begin in the subtlest of ways, through a shift in language. Trained to examine linguistic nuances, he noticed the Germans around him started to talk differently. They used new words, slogans and …
  • Active cases of COVID-19 drop below 5,000 23 Jan 2021 21:58 Tamil Nadu records 586 fresh cases and only two deaths; Ramanathapuram reports no fresh case The number of active COVID-19 cases fell below 5,000 in Tamil Nadu on Saturday. A total of 4,984 persons are under treatment across the State. Chennai accounts for …
  • Bengal: Can the Furfura Sharif Cleric’s New Party Erode TMC’s Support Base? 23 Jan 2021 19:54 “We believed in Mamata and supported her. But we feel deceived now, her party created a divide between Hindus and Muslims in Bengal. So, I thought let’s not depend on others this time and form our own party,” said ISF’s chief patron Siddiqui. The 34-year- …
  • Russia’s Questionable Claims Overshadow Good Sputnik V Vaccine 23 Jan 2021 17:13 Russia’s signature Sputnik V (for “Victory”) Covid-19 vaccine has been enmeshed in controversy from the moment of its launch. Western analysts have questioned Sputnik V’s safety, efficacy, and most of all its leapfrogging of established clinical trial …
  • India’s smothering of Covid-19 puts it at the crest of a new wave about to sweep the globe 23 Jan 2021 16:15 Markets are booming. The Sensex touched the 50,000 mark on the 21st day of the 21st year of the 21st century. Now everyone’s asking is the euphoria justified. Will the bulls be tamed sending the markets crashing through the trading floor again? The first …
  • Rahul Gandhi hits campaign trail in Tamil Nadu, targets PM Modi 23 Jan 2021 12:40 Coimbatore: Launching his party's campaign for Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged Prime Minister Narendra Modi partnered with big businessmen and was 'selling' everything that belonged to the …
  • To defend rule of law, we must agree on its meaning 23 Jan 2021 11:29 When the World Justice Project surveys people about what the rule of law means for the WJP Rule of Law Index, the most popular answer in almost every country, including the United States, is, “I don’t know.”   This unfortunate reality threatens the …
  • You should be grateful to Obiano, aide replies Ngige 23 Jan 2021 06:47     Chris Ngige The raging war of words between former governor of Anambra State and Minister of Labour, Senator Chris Ngige, and incumbent Governor Willie Obiano has taken a dramatic turn, as Obiano described Ngige as an opportunist who rode to power on a …
  • Fantasy Baseball Offseason Tracker: Utility players Enrique Hernandez, Jurickson Profar find homes 23 Jan 2021 06:28 Your Fantasy Baseball league may not draft for another few months, but the transactions that could decide your championship are already happening. We're breaking down offseason moves as they happen right here. Enrique Hernandez signs with Red Sox …
  • The Daily 202: Former presidents unite to urge Americans to get coronavirus vaccine in new ad campaign 23 Jan 2021 06:07 Gathered to watch President Biden take the oath of office and film a message emphasizing the ceremony’s importance to the republic, “they also recorded a PSA [public service announcement] aimed at building confidence in the safety and efficacy of the covid …
  • Roman Catholic bishops alarmed by ‘misguided’ Biden executive order 23 Jan 2021 04:26 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Roman Catholic bishops criticized on Friday President Biden's recent executive order on applying anti-discrimination protections to certain groups, arguing it didn…
  • Overnight Defense: House approves waiver for Biden's Pentagon nominee | Biden to seek five-year extension of key arms control pact with Russia | Two more US service members killed by COVID-19 23 Jan 2021 00:50 Happy Thursday and welcome to Overnight Defense. I'm Ellen Mitchell, and here's your nightly guide to the latest developments at the Pentagon, on Capitol Hill and beyond. CLICK HERE to subscribe to the newsletter. THE TOPLINE: Congress on Thursday …
  • US manufacturing activity sees 14 year high 23 Jan 2021 00:30 U.S. manufacturing activity surged to its highest level in nearly 14 years in early January. Bottlenecks in the supply chain caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, however, are driving up prices and signaling a rise in inflation in the months ahead. Other data …
  • CM opens two parks, police quarters 23 Jan 2021 00:12 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Friday unveiled several infrastructure projects across the State through video conference meetings from the Secretariat here. Mr. Palaniswami unveiled the Senganthal Park on Avvai Shanmugam Salai and a Heritage …
  • Prospects of convicting Trump erode as GOP grows vocal against Senate impeachment proceedings 22 Jan 2021 22:53 The GOP arguments are now coming into sharper focus, claiming the proceedings are unconstitutional to try a former President and contending that the trial is moving on too short of a timeframe to give due process to Trump, claims that Democrats …
  • Pay attention to infrastructure dev't in your second term — Dr Antwi-Danso to Akufo-Addo 22 Jan 2021 21:38 Akufo-Addo government in its second term in office should endeavour to pay more attention to infrastructure development like roads, railways and others, to galvanise national development efforts, Dr Vladimir Antwi-Danso, an International Affairs expert, …
  • HSR planning on-demand transit pilot in Waterdown, wants $2.68M budget increase for 2021 22 Jan 2021 21:02 HSR plans to launch a pilot project for on-demand transit in Waterdown. The announcement came while the transit department announced its 2021 budget proposal. While ridership to Waterdown is low, Jason Vander Heide, manager of transit strategy and …
  • Should the FBI investigate Trump's claims of voter fraud? 22 Jan 2021 19:32 An FBI investigation of whether fraudulent votes were cast in the 2020 election might be the only way to help placate a bitterly divided nation.   Joe BidenJoe BidenRev. Barber says best way to undercut extremism is with honesty Biden requires …
  • How Advisors Handle Aging Clients Who Want To Dump All Their Stock 22 Jan 2021 18:34 With markets near record highs, some aging investors want out. They figure it's time to reap the gains from surging stocks and go all-cash. X They conclude that they have sufficient funds to last the rest of their lifetime, even if their cash sits in a …
  • South Carolina Senate advances pro-life heartbeat bill to challenge Roe v. Wade 22 Jan 2021 18:25 A pro-life bill to ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected is advancing through the South Carolina Legislature, on its way to a vote on the floor of the state Senate. The state Senate Medical Affairs Committee voted 9-8 on Wednesday in favor of …
  • Church leaders see 'less cause for optimism' in the Holy Land now 'than at any time in recent history' 22 Jan 2021 13:27 Bethlehem's Manger Square, normally bustling with tourists and pilgrims, stands empty during the first coronavirus lockdown in 2020.(Photo: Friends of the Holy Land) The challenges of the coronavirus pandemic in the Holy Land have been "compounded …
  • Hong Kong Business Expectations Erode In Q1 22 Jan 2021 12:18 The share of Hong Kong businesses expecting their business situation to be worse in the first quarter of the year compared to the final three months of last year was higher than that expecting it to be better, survey data from the Census and Statistics …
  • Intel Plans Internal Manufacturing For Majority Of 2023 Chips; Stock Down 22 Jan 2021 11:42 Intel Corp. is planning to manufacture majority of its 2023 products internally, while it may outsource some, according to the incoming Chief Executive Officer Pat Gelsinger. At the fourth-quarter earnings webcast, while talking about 7nm program …
  • European Commission Touts Strategy for Digital Euro Rollout, Mulling Safeguards Against Crypto Risks 22 Jan 2021 11:06 Europe 09:42 GMT 22.01.2021Get short URL The European Union laid out its strategy for boosting the international role of the euro while lessening the dominance of the US dollar in a blueprint presented on 19 January, as the bloc hopes to insulate itself …
  • Bitcoin Is No Market Hedge, JPMorgan Strategists Say 22 Jan 2021 07:08 JPMorgan Chase & Co. cross-asset strategists have bad news for anyone on Wall Street betting that Bitcoin is the hottest way to diversify portfolios in a world short on hedges but big on valuation risk. Not only has Bitcoin proved lousy at offsetting …
  • People who have positive views of aging at 50 live 7.5 years longer 22 Jan 2021 06:40 If you believe you are capable of becoming the healthy, engaged person you want to be in old age, you are much more likely to experience that outcome, a recent Oregon State University study shows. How we think about who we're going to be in old age is …
  • Bishops call on world leaders to ‘hold Israel accountable’ on vaccinations 22 Jan 2021 03:32 An international delegation of Catholic and Anglican bishops, including two from Ireland, has called on the international community to “hold Israel accountable for its moral, legal and humanitarian responsibility to make Covid-19 vaccines accessible for …
  • Brand Opus India announces winners 22 Jan 2021 03:25 Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], January 21(ANI/NewsVoir): Global Icon Awards - 2021 has been organised byThese Awards are going to be a small token of appreciation for the individuals who are pushing the boundaries to make an Honorable future of this …
  • Our opinions have narrowed so that anyone different is feared 22 Jan 2021 02:27 To the Editor: The right of individual independence, the ability to hold other views, is an essential component of freedom. But that’s not all of what democracy must be. It’s also our individual duty to foster and protect such rights for all. It’s part of …
  • Politicians once again prioritize silencing those who disagree with them 22 Jan 2021 02:17 Exactly at the moment members of Congress should be focused on working with each other to solve the biggest problems, they find that it’s much easier instead to focus on silencing you. As it did in 2019, the House of Representatives is giving priority …
  • Iraq cuts crude oil supplies for most Indian refiners in 2021: Report 22 Jan 2021 01:30 By Nidhi Verma NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Iraq has reduced annual supplies of Basra crude oil to several Indian refiners by up to 20% for 2021, industry sources said, in a rare move by OPEC's second-largest producer which is trying to meet its obligations …
  • The GOP needs to figure out their Trump problem now 22 Jan 2021 00:59 First things first: Let’s stipulate that Trump never does anything for anyone except himself, and maybe Ivanka. While several Republicans would love to bask in its light—the Paul Gosars and Marjorie Taylor Greenes of the right-wing MAGA/Q fever swamp— …
  • Biden calls for LGBTQ protections in day-one executive order, angering conservatives 22 Jan 2021 00:52 Biden’s order calls on agencies across the federal government to review existing regulations and policies that prohibit sex discrimination, and to revise them as necessary to clarify that “sex” includes sexual orientation and gender identity. “Children …
  • No objections if courts release Rajiv case convicts, says Alagiri 22 Jan 2021 00:11 Coimbatore: The Congress has no objection to the release of Rajiv case convicts if due process of law was followed, Tamil Nadu Congress committee president K S Alagiri said. Talking to reporters in the city on Thursday, Alagiri said the party would accept …
  • Dismissing criticism of vaccines in nationalist language doesn’t help in building trust 21 Jan 2021 23:51 Transparency and trust are two major —and interrelated — pillars of public policy decision-making. Transparency is the principle of allowing those affected by decisions to know about the outcome and the process that led to those decisions. Transparent …
  • SpaceX set for unique Friday launch from Cape Canaveral 21 Jan 2021 19:13 SpaceX teams at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station are set for the company's next launch on Friday, a unique mission that will hug the Florida coast as it flies a southern trajectory. If everything goes as planned, a previously flown Falcon 9 will …
  • This lockdown is far from over if we really want to protect the NHS 21 Jan 2021 18:14 Everyone wants to know when the lockdown might end. We are all eager to try and get back to some sort of normality and from my own straw poll of friends and colleagues, this time round feels a lot harder going. The vaccine has been hailed as the silver …
  • Looking behind the European medicines data breach  21 Jan 2021 16:42 Important documents may have been taken following a data breach relating to Europe's drug regulator - the European Medicines Agency (EMA). It seems that the data breach was politically motivated. It appears that the criminals involved not only took …
  • Rocks show Mars once felt like Iceland 21 Jan 2021 14:50 Once upon a time, seasons in Gale Crater probably felt something like those in Iceland. But nobody was there to bundle up more than 3 billion years ago. The ancient Martian crater is the focus of a study by Rice University scientists comparing data from …
  • Crater study offers window on temperatures 3.5 billion years ago 21 Jan 2021 11:11 Once upon a time, seasons in Gale Crater probably felt something like those in Iceland. But nobody was there to bundle up more than 3 billion years ago. The ancient Martian crater is the focus of a study by Rice University scientists comparing data from …
  • Rahul Gandhi to launch campaign for TN assembly polls on Jan 23 21 Jan 2021 09:24 Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will hit the campaign trail on Saturday in Tamil Nadu where assembly elections are likely to be held in April-May, party state unit chief K S Azhagiri said on Wednesday. He also asserted the present Congress-DMK alliance would …
  • Haryana Police keep a wary eye on farmers’ plan as R-Day ‘tractor march’ approaches 21 Jan 2021 09:23 With a large number of farmers from Haryana and Punjab planning to move to Delhi in their tractors to join the ‘tractor parade’ on the occasion of Republic Day, senior officers of Haryana Police are keeping close eye on the developments related to the …
  • Odiyen Lakshmanan on his efforts to revive different tribal languages 21 Jan 2021 07:54 Since last year, Odiyen Lakshmanan has visited 14 tribal settlements across Coimbatore, collecting and documenting stories of the community. “I have been working for tribal rights for the past 15 years. The kids from these villages go to Tamil medium …
  • SA’s vaccine holdup heaps pressure on Ramaphosa 21 Jan 2021 07:37 South Africa’s government, lauded for its swift lockdown in March to curb the spread of the coronavirus, is now being pilloried for being slow off the mark to secure vaccines. While developing nation peers such as Indonesia and Argentina are among more …
  • Operator of Queen Mary in Long Beach files for bankruptcy protection 21 Jan 2021 05:01 The real estate investment trust that operates the Queen Mary in Long Beach and owns 26 other hotels filed for bankruptcy protection this week, signaling what could be the start of a wave of bankruptcies in the hospitality industry. The 85-year-old former …
  • Can Joe Biden restore America? 21 Jan 2021 02:28 Two notable events took place in the United States on 13 January. First, Joe Biden announced he intended to nominate Samantha Power to head the US Agency for International Development. Power, who won a Pulitzer Prize for her 2003 book about failed Western …
  • US releases Detroit's disgraced former mayor from prison 21 Jan 2021 01:11 DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who has served more than seven years of a 28-year prison sentence for corruption crimes, was released from federal prison Wednesday after President Donald Trump commuted his sentence, a Bureau of …
  • Nearly a lakh first-time voters registered in Salem region 20 Jan 2021 23:07 Salem/Erode: The collectors of Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri and Erode districts released final electoral rolls in their offices respectively on Wednesday. After releasing the list, Salem district collector S A Raman said that among the 11 …
  • Glaciers on Mars reveal the planet's many ice ages 20 Jan 2021 21:32 The red planet experienced between six and 20 separate ice ages during the past 300 to 800 million years, a new analysis of glaciers on Mars has revealed. During the last ice age on Earth 20,000 years ago, our planet was covered in glaciers. Those glaciers …
  • Man defends 'hideous eyesore' fence at mansion undergoing £850k makeover 20 Jan 2021 19:09 A man has hit back at claims that a fence he erected on the site of a Grade II listed 17th Century house is "overbearing", "hideous" and an "eyesore". Arthur Morgan has been told to replace the 2.4 metre high structure at Mill …
  • Younis Khan laments players being picked too early for international cricket 20 Jan 2021 17:44 Pakistan batting coach Younis Khan appealed for patience, warning people not to heap too much pressure on a young Pakistan squad ahead of the series against South Africa. He said a lot of people had over the years been picked in Test cricket for …
  • Trump OKs prison release of Detroit's disgraced former mayor 20 Jan 2021 17:34 Current Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, a frequent Trump critic, applauded the commutation. “Kwame Kilpatrick is a person of great talent who still has much to contribute,” Duggan, also a Democrat, said in a statement. “I know how close he is to his three sons …
  • Rashida Tlaib and the 'Squad' lead charge against expanding national security powers after Capitol riot 20 Jan 2021 17:30 Ten progressive Democrats in the House of Representatives are calling on congressional leaders to refrain from any attempts to expand the United States government's national security powers in the wake of the Jan. 6 riot in the Capitol. The lawmakers, …
  • The rare fairytale of Percy Tau 20 Jan 2021 17:11 It wasn’t long after arriving in England that Percy Tau had to cough up the tax all footballers must pay to live out their dreams: dealing with the media people. Speaking to Brighton & Hove Albion’s official channel, he was asked the lessons he had …
  • Attempted coup or deplorable act of the powerless? 20 Jan 2021 15:03 by J. Pharoah Doss, For New Pittsburgh Courier During the rise and fall of Donald Trump, both political parties developed Trump derangement. The Rise The American Spectator, a conservative publication, first used the term Trump derangement during the 2016 …
  • Opinion: The unintended truth in Trump's farewell address: A loss of faith 20 Jan 2021 14:50 President Trump’s farewell address — delivered via a video recorded Monday and released Tuesday, his last full day in office — is a strange document that risks being overlooked as his tumultuous term comes to a close. As someone who has always taken Trump …
  • In Iran, hopes for Biden era are tempered by years of hardship and broken U.S. promises 20 Jan 2021 13:09 “There are certainly differences between the policies of Democrats and Republicans, as well as between the personality traits of Trump and Biden,” wrote Kamal Kharazi, a foreign policy adviser to the supreme leader, reflecting the guarded optimism among …
  • Why Tesla is not a safe stock for long-term investors 20 Jan 2021 12:10 Tesla is one of the world’s highest-flying stocks. While optimism about the future of electric vehicles (EVs) is understandable, Tesla’s current valuation reflects aggressive assumptions about its dominance of the electric vehicle market and its array of …
  • Kelly Loeffler shares these warnings as she departs the US Senate 20 Jan 2021 11:55 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on FoxNews.com. U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia delivered a farewell address on the Senate floor Tuesday, ripping cancel culture and "dangerous narratives" on her way out. …
  • Reject disinformation 20 Jan 2021 11:26 Temple University students and faculty are starting their Spring 2021 semester in one of the most eventful months of their lives, one surrounded by the effects of disinformation. Baseless claims of widespread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election …
  • Hey Ken Paxton, how much did your lawsuit cost Texans? 20 Jan 2021 11:05 The attempts of indicted Attorney General Ken Paxton to keep secret the cost of bringing a frivolous lawsuit in a disastrous attempt to overturn the 2020 presidential election is yet another public disservice. All we know at this point is state taxpayers …
  • Schools reopen for classes 10, 12; mixed turnout recorded across TN 20 Jan 2021 06:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI: After a gap of nearly 10 months, schools in Tamil Nadu opened their gates to students of classes 10 and 12 on Tuesday. What once used to be the ‘rush hour mornings’ for most families — getting their children ready for …
  • Hilltop Haven 20 Jan 2021 03:30 An ancient village high on a hilltop was left behind for future generations to uncover and peer into a past life along the Verde Valley. This village of the Sinagua people was discovered and rebuilt to become Tuzigoot National Monument, named for the …
  • Editorial: A single dose of COVID vaccine may help, but it's not sufficient 20 Jan 2021 01:08 The all-important push to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19 faces a true dilemma: Two doses are required for the vaccines available right now. But because Americans — like people in many countries — would not refrain from holiday gatherings and keep …
  • The fabric of our free society will ultimately collapse without basic decency 19 Jan 2021 21:37 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Every patriotic American should pray for the peaceful inauguration of President Joe Biden on Jan. 20.  This is an important day for drawing a line between the violence of the past year and the need for open dialogue and debate within …
  • Curbing Speech, Marking Political Targets Won't Restore Civility, Trust 19 Jan 2021 21:26 The Capitol Hill riot of Jan. 6, 2021, shocked the world and struck a nerve in all Americans. In its wake, we continue to wrestle with the perplexing question of what next? Our reactions range from shock to anger and grief to resignation. In many cases, …
  • Mystery of Martian glaciers revealed 19 Jan 2021 18:28 In a new paper published today in the Proceedings of the National Academies of ScienceS (PNAS), planetary geologist Joe Levy, assistant professor of geology at Colgate University, reveals a groundbreaking new analysis of the mysterious glaciers of Mars. On …
  • Uncertainty In AIADMK As Sasikala Is Set To Walk Out On January 27 19 Jan 2021 17:55 The ruling AIADMK appears set for a political churn as it was officially confirmed today that Sasikala Natarajan, the aide of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, will be released from prison on January 27. “We received a formal communication from the …
  • Austin gets Senate confirmation hearing today 19 Jan 2021 17:25 With Connor O’Brien and Jacqueline Feldscher Editor’s Note: Morning Defense is a free version of POLITICO Pro Defense's morning newsletter, which is delivered to our subscribers each morning at 6 a.m. The POLITICO Pro platform combines the news you …
  • Morocco Becomes Second Arab Country to Allow an NGO to Combat… 19 Jan 2021 15:11 Princess Lalla Joumala Alaoui and Jason Guberman attend The U.S. Premiere Of Entourage Production’s “Morocco: A King, A Vision, An Ambition” at Walter Reade Theate in New York City on Nov. 7, 2019. (Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images via …
  • Analysis: The causes and chaos of Donald Trump 19 Jan 2021 14:47 Donald Trump did not think he was going to win the election against Hillary Clinton back in 2016. Many around him acknowledged his candidacy was a brand-building marketing ploy, further moving up the stock value of his celebrity status, helping him to …
  • EU Striving to Buttress Euro to Erode US Dollar's Dominance, Report Says 19 Jan 2021 12:31 Society 11:05 GMT 19.01.2021Get short URL Looking to boost the euro, the European bloc is pinning its hopes on a hefty coronavirus-induced stimulus package and the expected development of a unified digital European currency as part of new post-COVID-19 …
  • No adverse impact on banks' performance from debt moratorium 19 Jan 2021 11:12 The extension of moratorium offered to debtors to mitigate the impact of the second Covid-19 wave would have limited impact on commercial banks' turnover, experts said. To help debtors cope with the recent Covid-19 outbreak, the Bank of Thailand (BOT) …
  • View: Gig workers are employees. Start treating them that way 19 Jan 2021 10:58 One of the nation’s largest grocery chains, Albertsons, announced this month that it would replace many of its staff delivery drivers with independent contractors working for the delivery service DoorDash. Those contractors will not receive important labor …
  • How UK and world stock markets could be affected by Joe Biden’s presidency 19 Jan 2021 09:16 On Wednesday Joe Biden will be inaugurated as the 46th President of the United States, a job that comes – we’re being understated – with some challenges. Markets are always obsessed with what new Presidents may do or try to do, perhaps this time that …
  • Shareholders caution FG against borrowing unclaimed dividend 19 Jan 2021 06:40     Divergent views have continued to trail the Federal Government’s moves to borrow N895 billion from unclaimed dividends and dormant account balances, as shareholders insisted that the decision is a disincentive to investment. Apparently in dire need for …
  • DMK to contest all Puducherry seats, ally Cong watching closely 19 Jan 2021 02:39 Just months ahead of the Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, there is tension in the Congress-DMK alliance in the Union territory. The first signal that the alliance may be heading for a collapse came on Monday with the DMK’s Puducherry leadership …
  • CoBank: Ethanol industry continues to recover in Q4 18 Jan 2021 23:44 The ethanol sector continued to recovery during the fourth quarter of 2020 with production levels up 3.5 percent when compared to the third quarter, according to a new quarterly report released by CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange on Jan. 14. Margins, however, …
  • Tom Cotton Took A Lot Of Heat On Three Gutsy Calls In The Last Year, But Things Are Breaking His Way 18 Jan 2021 22:50 Republican Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton faced a barrage of criticism on three occasions amid a wave of riots and a global pandemic. Yet Cotton’s allegedly controversial opinions have been largely vindicated by recent events. As a flurry of racial justice …
  • Middle East futures: Decade(s) of defiance and dissent 18 Jan 2021 21:38     By James M. Dorsey    18 January 2021 An earlier version of this article appeared in Orient. If the 2010s were a decade of defiance and dissent, the 2020s promise to make mass anti-government protests a fixture of the greater Middle East’s political …
  • Leftists successfully persecuting those who questioned election results, aiming to destroy careers 18 Jan 2021 21:16 After 4 years of Democrats claiming Trump’s election was illegitimate based on a phony charge of Russian collusion, suddenly, questioning a presidential election is taboo.  The Democrat Media Complex obviously think that the public either shares a …
  • Police watchdog group says Minneapolis uses legal loophole to keep police misconduct from the public 18 Jan 2021 20:52 One Minneapolis police officer made a reckless turn and caused a "preventable" car crash. In a separate case, an officer failed to turn on his body camera while interviewing witnesses at a crime scene. Another officer used "inappropriate …
  • Morocco becomes the second Arab country to promote combating anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism 18 Jan 2021 20:20 (JTA) — A Moroccan institution has with official government backing signed an agreement with the U.S. State Department to combat anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism, the second such agreement in the Arab Middle East. The agreement signed Friday by El Mehdi …
  • Now Biden has to match Trump's economic record 18 Jan 2021 20:18 ANALYSIS/OPINION: President Biden faces a tough challenge: The COVID-19 recession permanently downsized whole swaths of the economy.   Work from home and enhanced digital platforms are forcing waiters, airline pilots, many brick and mortar executives …
  • Israeli authorities approve new West Bank settlements — group 18 Jan 2021 19:58 OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — Israel on Sunday advanced plans for 780 new settlements in the occupied West Bank, settlement watchdog Peace Now said, adding the move puts Israel "on a collision course" with the incoming US administration. Right-wing Prime …
  • Report: Anti-Vaccine Groups Collected Federal Covid Relief Funds 18 Jan 2021 19:17 Topline Several groups that have misleadingly questioned the safety of Covid-19 vaccines earned over $850,000 in federal coronavirus relief funding last year, the Washington Post reported Monday, leading some critics to question why organizations that …
  • Engineering economic boom in a partisan divide 18 Jan 2021 17:40 BALTIMORE (AP) — When Joe Biden entered the White House as vice president, the economy was cratering. Job losses were mounting. Stocks were crashing. Millions of Americans were in the early stages of losing their homes to foreclosure as the housing bubble …
  • Fulham, West Brom and Sheffield United believe Newcastle are the team to catch to avoid relegation 18 Jan 2021 14:29 Newcastle United head to Arsenal this evening nervously looking over their shoulder at the Premier League's relegation zone. True, the Magpies still hold a seven point gap between themselves and Fulham in 18th place as we head towards the halfway stage …
  • IBA warns against sharing of personal information on radio programmes 18 Jan 2021 12:50 64 Views The Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA) has advised all broadcasting stations against requesting their callers to reveal personal information such as National Registration Card Numbers whether in part or in full, Full Names and Mobile Numbers …
  • A look at how, when Trump’s 2nd Senate impeachment trial will take place 18 Jan 2021 12:16 In a bipartisan vote Wednesday afternoon which saw 10 House Republicans join their Democrat counterparts, outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump was impeached for a second time, clearing the way for another Senate trial. The move came after thousands of …
  • Biden Should Help Protect Uber and Lyft Drivers 18 Jan 2021 12:13 In a bad omen for workers outside California, Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive of Uber, has vowed to support efforts similar to Proposition 22 elsewhere. Lyft, a competitor, is behind political action committees that will support candidates who will …
  • What Mars sounds like, and the rover's welcome party 18 Jan 2021 10:27 One of those missions includes NASA's Perseverance rover. When it lands, we'll be able to hear the sounds of Mars for the first time, thanks to microphones riding on the rover. The NASA interactive compares sounds as we hear them on Earth versus …
  • Israel authorities approve new W. Bank settler homes, says group 18 Jan 2021 08:29 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he chairs the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, March 8, 2020. — Oded Balilty/Pool pic via Reuters JERUSALEM, Jan 18 — Israel yesterday advanced plans for 780 new settler homes in the occupied …
  • Storage capacity of Erode LPG bottling plant increased 10 Jan 2021 00:28 Erode: To meet out the increasing demand, additional storage facility of 1,800 metric tonne was inaugurated at the LPG bottling plant in Perundurai on Saturday. Indian Oil’s Erode Indane LPG bottling plant at SIPCOT industrial area in Perundurai has a …
  • 'Global recovery could erode if virus worsens' 06 Jan 2021 02:51
  • World Bank warns global recovery could erode if virus rollout is delayed 05 Jan 2021 17:21 The coronavirus pandemic also has worsened the risks surrounding the rising debt load in developing nations, and it will take a global effort to avoid a new crisis in those economies, the bank cautioned. After shrinking 4.3 percent in 2020, the world …
  • World Bank warns global recovery could erode if virus worsens 05 Jan 2021 17:21
  • World Bank warns global recovery could erode if coronavirus worsens 05 Jan 2021 16:41
  • Nearly a lakh first-time voters registered in Salem region 20 Jan 2021 23:07 Salem/Erode: The collectors of Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri and Erode districts released final electoral rolls in their offices respectively on Wednesday. After releasing the list, Salem district collector S A Raman said that among the 11 …
  • COVID-19 vaccination drive launched in districts 16 Jan 2021 18:22 The administration of COVID-19 vaccines to healthcare workers was launched in Salem, Namakkal, Erode, Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri districts on Saturday. Minister for Social Welfare V. Saroja and District Collector K.Megraj started the vaccination drive at …
  • Bird flu triggers fresh fears, prices of chicken, eggs crash 11 Jan 2021 23:52 Winter for the poultry industry is like summer for ice-cream makers. The winter months are when consumption of chicken and eggs peaks, with those rearing broiler and layer birds also realising better rates. But this time it is different, thanks to the …
  • Cotton harvest delayed due to unseasonal rain in delta regions of Tamil Nadu 11 Jan 2021 04:59 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Unseasonal rain has not been conducive for harvesting cotton as well. This comes at a time when there is abundant yield on one hand and promising market demand on the other, giving farmers a hard time. This apart, it is to be …
  • ‘Prevent misinformation on bird flu’ 10 Jan 2021 07:43 The regional unit of the National Egg Coordination Committee and Broilers Coordination Committee has requested the Centre to take necessary measures to prevent misinformation on avian flu since it has affected the price of eggs and broiler chickens here. P …
  • 1kg tumor from woman’s chest cavity removed 07 Jan 2021 01:04 Salem: Doctors in Salem Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College and Hospital (SGMKMCH) have successfully removed a non-malignant tumor, weighing one kilogram, from the chest cavity of a 35-year-old woman. SGMKMCH dean Dr R Balajinathan told TOI …
  • ‘Poultry from Namakkal safe’ 06 Jan 2021 16:35 Amidst reports of birdflu sweeping through Kerala and other parts of the country, owners of poultry farms in Namakkal, one of India’s largest hubs for poultry products, have stepped up efforts to instil confidence about their operations. All precautionary …
  • 820 new cases take TN’s Covid-19 tally to 8.2 lakh 06 Jan 2021 07:37 Picture used for representational purpose onlyCHENNAI: The state added 820 cases and 11 deaths to the Covid-19 registry. This took the case tally to 8,22,370 on Tuesday and cumulative death toll to 12177. All districts reported new cases when 6 of 37 …
  • Several States on alert as fear of bird flu grows 06 Jan 2021 06:36 Culling of chickens and ducks began in parts of Kerala on Tuesday to contain the spread of avian influenza, or H5N8, as 2,000 migratory birds were found dead in Himachal Pradesh, and several hundred birds in Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh. Tamil Nadu and …
  • TNAU launches high-yielding sunflower variety 05 Jan 2021 23:07 Coimbatore: For many farmers who are looking to make a quick buck in the short term in between their cotton, sugarcane or vegetable cultivation, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has come up with its latest hybrid variety of sunflower. The hybrid variety …
  • Bird flu: High alert on interstate borders 05 Jan 2021 23:07 Coimbatore/Madurai: The state animal husbandry department has increased vigil at checkposts at the Tamil Nadu–Kerala interstate borders and poultry farms in Namakkal following the outbreak of bird flu in Kerala. Vehicles entering Tamil Nadu from Kerala …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 820 Covid-19 cases, 11 deaths 05 Jan 2021 18:32 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 820 Covid-19 cases and 11 deaths on Tuesday, taking the tally to 8,22,370 and toll to 12,177. Chennai reported 235 cases. Chennai's neighbouring districts of  Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur …
  • Kamal releases MNM’s agenda to protect ecosystem 05 Jan 2021 00:39 Salem: Taking a swipe at the ruling AIADMK, founder of Makkal Needhi Maiam Kamal Haasan on Monday said the state government’s ‘kudimaramathu’ scheme was not for desilting water bodies but totally meant for ‘commission’. Releasing his party’s seven-point …
  • Mill worker found dead at RS Puram 04 Jan 2021 00:32 Coimbatore: A 37-year-old man was found dead at a mill quarters near Thadagam Road here on Sunday morning. Police said G Shanmugam, a native of Thirucengode in Namakkal district, was working in NTC mills at RS Puram before Covid. The management decided to …
  • EPS talks development, slams DMK 30 Dec 2020 22:42 By Express News Service TIRUCHY/NAMAKKAL: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said on Wednesday that his government had planned to construct an arts and science college atop the Kolli Hills at the cost of `8.5 crore as part of his tribal outreach …
  • River-linking project will be a reality soon, says CM 30 Dec 2020 22:42 By Express News Service TIRUCHY/NAMAKKAL: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami has assured farmers that the much-sought-after Godavari-Cauvery river linking project will be implemented soon. “Representatives from our government have already met their …
  • Farmgate price of shallot to remain at Rs 50 per kg 30 Dec 2020 00:52 Coimbatore: The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) has forecast the shallot (small onion) farmgate price to remain around Rs 50 per kg for the next few months, before seeing a rise in March 2021, when another round of harvest would take place. It …
  • All our schemes will be implemented: Palaniswami 30 Dec 2020 00:10 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Claiming that AIADMK is the only party that works for the welfare of people, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami asked voters to compare his government with the erstwhile DMK regime.  “All schemes that have been …
  • Daily caseload falls below 90 mark in Coimbatore district 29 Dec 2020 18:42 Coimbatore district saw a decline in its daily COVID-19 caseload as only 81 new cases were reported on Tuesday. The district’s overall tally now stands at 52,155 cases. Two men, aged 46 and 76, died during treatment, taking the district’s toll to 648. The …
  • Tamil Nadu reports less than 1,000 fresh Covid-19 cases after seven months 29 Dec 2020 16:58 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has reported less than 1,000 new Covid-19 cases on Tuesday after seven months. The State reported 957 cases and 12 deaths on the day taking the tally to 8,16,132 and the toll to 12,092. The last time Tamil Nadu …
  • AIADMK leader Munusamy dismisses demand for share in power 27 Dec 2020 13:10 The ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)’s deputy coordinator, K. P. Munusamy, on Sunday hogged the limelight at the launch of the party’s campaign for the next year’s Assembly election.  Known for being blunt while articulating his …
  • Trucking trouble 27 Dec 2020 11:45 “The year 2020 was like a tsunami,” said Senthil, a truck owner in Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal, one of India’s largest trucking hubs. His words summarise the industry’s bumpy ride in 2020 as the pandemic turned the sector upside down. However, as the industry …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 1,066 fresh COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths 23 Dec 2020 17:03 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 1,066 COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths on Wednesday, taking the tally to 8,10,080 and toll to 12,024. Again, Chennai and Coimbatore were the only districts to report more than 100 new cases. While Chennai …
  • Panel to probe irregularities in appointments of computer instructors 17 Dec 2020 23:44 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Thursday appointed former judge N Authinathan as one-man committee to probe into the alleged irregularities that took place while recruiting 814 computer instructors through Teachers Recruitment …
  • Truckers’ associations urge TN govt to crack whip against those breaching dimension norms 16 Dec 2020 17:22 Over-dimensional trucks are a major cause of concern for the truck industry in Tamil Nadu. The trucks load cargoes above the prescribed norms, causing hindrance to road users. These over dimensional trucks are penalised by other States, but in Tamil Nadu, …
  • TN polls: EPS, OPS to hit campaign trail in Jan 16 Dec 2020 03:45 Chennai: Anticipating assembly election in April 2021, chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and his deputy, O Panneerselvam will hit the campaign trail in January, around Pongal. “EPS and OPS have made arrangements to source campaign vehicles with …
  • 5 lakh TN truckers to stay off roads from December 27 13 Dec 2020 16:28 Nearly 5 lakh truckers in Tamil Nadu will be off the road from December 27 for an indefinite period. Further, no truck will be allowed to enter the State from that day. The truckers’ main grouse is the State government’s insistence on buying speed ‘ …
  • Deputy tahsildar held for taking bribe for reducing stamp duty 10 Dec 2020 23:43 Salem: A deputy tahsildar was caught red-handed taking a bribe of Rs 1.5 lakh from a person, who approached him for reducing stamp duty on land purchase, in the city on Thursday. According to the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) sleuths, …
  • Reductive stress in neuroblastoma cells aggregates protein and impairs neurogenesis 09 Dec 2020 15:35 Cells require a balance among oxidation-reduction reactions, or redox homeostasis. Loss of that balance to create oxidative stress is often associated with neurodegeneration. Less is known about how loss of that balance at the other end of the spectrum— …
  • CM to lay stone for veterinary college in Theni district today 09 Dec 2020 15:19 THENI Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will lay the foundation stone for the new Veterinary College and Research Institute through the video-conferencing facility on December 10. Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam told reporters here on Wednesday …
  • Rainfall set to recede gradually in State 09 Dec 2020 06:04 Only isolated rain over the State for the next three or four days; no significant systems in Bay, says IMD Rainfall is set to gradually recede over the State from Wednesday. With the cyclonic circulation over the Gulf of Mannar weakening, only isolated …
  • Reductive stress promotes protein aggregation in neuroblastoma cells, impairs neurogenesis 09 Dec 2020 04:07 Cells require a balance among oxidation-reduction reactions, or redox homeostasis. Loss of that balance to create oxidative stress is often associated with neurodegeneration. Less is known about how loss of that balance at the other end of the spectrum -- …
  • Brick prices shoot up as incessant rain halts production in Salem 08 Dec 2020 00:40 Salem/Erode: Continuous spells of rainfall for the past couple of weeks may not be good news for people building new houses. The price of bricks rises as the production of bricks in kilns across Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri and Erode …
  • IRT Perundurai students demand reduction in fees 08 Dec 2020 00:40 Erode: The students and parents of IRT Perundurai Medical College on Monday protested on the college premises demanding the state government to reduce their college fees. One of the parents, K Balasubramaniam, told TOI that the college management was …
  • How a hate campaign against their work brought Perumal Murugan, S Hareesh to mainstream attention 06 Dec 2020 02:31 Written by Amrith Lal | Updated: December 6, 2020 7:40:47 am Perumal Murugan and S Hareesh (Express photo)Two years after a mob campaign forced S Hareesh to withdraw Meesha, his novel then serialised in a Malayalam magazine, its translation Moustache (2019 …
  • DMK plans show of strength tomorrow during demonstration for farmers 04 Dec 2020 20:29 DMK president M K Stalin will lead party-sponsored demonstrations in different cities of the state on Saturday in support of farmers protesting at the Delhi border against the Centre’s new farm laws, the party said. Stalin will participate in the protest …
  • Left parties protest against farm laws 04 Dec 2020 18:35 The cadres of the Communist Party of India and Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Friday staged demonstrations across districts in western region in support of the farmers protesting in Delhi against the farm laws. The protests in Hosur, Krishnagiri and …
  • Today's weather: ‘Burevi’ remnant stalls; heavy rain over Tamil Nadu 04 Dec 2020 14:25 Stalling of the deep depression from erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ has swamped parts of Tamil Nadu, especially the northern districts during the 24 hours ending for a second day on Friday with huge transport of moisture on view through the day from the Gulf …
  • Coconut prices dip as supply goes up in Salem 03 Dec 2020 23:38 Salem: The coconut price has dipped by Rs 5 in the district, as its arrival to the market from neighbouring districts has increased of late. Merchants expect the prices to go down further in the coming days. D Nethaji, a coconut merchant from Vazhapadi, …
  • Cyclone Burevi-induced torrential rain lashes central region 03 Dec 2020 15:51 The heavy to moderate rain that lashed several parts of the central region claimed the lives of a young girl in Perambalur district and a 71-year-old woman in Ariyalur district on Thursday. Seven-year-old V. Yosana was asleep with her parents in a tiled …
  • Seven-year-old girl killed as heavy rains lash central Tamil Nadu 03 Dec 2020 11:37 Under the influence of Cyclone Burevi, several parts of the central region of the State, as well as Cuddalore and Villupuram saw heavy rains A seven-year-old girl died in a wall collapse in Perambalur district in the early hours of Thursday, even as …
  • Guest worker murdered by three co-workers 01 Dec 2020 00:41 Coimbatore: A guest worker was murdered by his three co-workers at Cheran Maa Nagar in the city on Sunday night. The deceased was identified as B Lalith Kumar, 40, of Darbhanga district in Bihar. He was working at a granite shop on Vilankurichi Road at …
  • Cyclone Nivar live updates | Centre of storm crosses T.N., Puducherry coasts, set to weaken further in next 3 hours 26 Nov 2020 04:19 Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, south of Chennai as a very severe cyclonic storm. The landfall that started from 11.30 pm. on Wednesday night lasted till 2.30 a.m. on Thursday. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lay centered over north …
  • Authorities prepared for Cyclone Nivar 26 Nov 2020 01:40 Salem: District administration officials in Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri and Erode districts have taken precautionary measures to tackle Cyclone Nivar. The Salem district administration has identified 23 vulnerable spots that would be inundated …
  • Video conference facility for govt observation homes 25 Nov 2020 23:13 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday commissioned video conference facilities at six government observation homes and a special home for juveniles, set up at a cost of Rs 2.60 crore.  With this facility, cases …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Heavy rains hit Mamallapuram ahead of landfall; ops suspended at Chennai airport 25 Nov 2020 13:46 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 37K people evacuated from TN, Puducherry; 25 NDRF teams on ground 25 Nov 2020 11:38 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 24,000 people shifted to relief centres in TN, 26 flights cancelled 25 Nov 2020 09:38 Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar, which is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall …
  • Weather: 'Nivar' to strengthen as very severe cyclone by evening 25 Nov 2020 07:23 India Meteorological Department (IMD) has clarified that the peak wind speeds at the time of impending landfall of prospective very severe cyclone ‘Nivar’ would be 120-130 km/hr gusting to 145 km/hr, attributing an upward revision in an intervening …
  • Cyclone Nivar is still far away but many parts of Chennai already inundated 25 Nov 2020 03:54 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Several areas in Chennai witnessed water logging for hours while suburbs faced inundation on Tuesday with non-stop rains, as Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify over the next several hours. Motorists and pedestrians at …
  • Nivar turning into monster cyclone, landfall near Puducherry  24 Nov 2020 15:49 Express News Service CHENNAI: The slow moving cyclonic storm Nivar over the warm waters of the Bay of Bengal is turning into a monster. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday announced that Nivar will intensify into a very severe cyclonic …
  • Search on for farmer who harassed minor girls 21 Nov 2020 23:39 Coimbatore: The Salem city police have formed a special team to nab a farmer who sexually abused two girls aged 17 and 15 years. An investigation officer said the girls’ parents had taken them to a black magician, identified as Sekar, 50, of Mangalapuram …
  • Truck driver killed in accident 20 Nov 2020 23:47 Coimbatore: A parcel service truck driver was killed after another speeding truck hit his vehicle on Avinashi Road here in the early hours of Friday. Police identified the deceased as Ganeshan, 32, of Rajapalayam in Virudhunagar district. He was employed …
  • Income Tax raids in Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Namakkal 29 Oct 2020 19:28 By Chennaivision in Chennai News October 29, 2020 The Income Tax Department today said it carried out searches on 28.10.2020 at 22 premises in Coimbatore, Erode, Chennai and Namakkal on a group engaged in the running of Educational Institutions and their …
  • 21-year-old NEET aspirant dies by suicide in TN's Namakkal, third incident in a day 12 Sep 2020 19:19 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: In a third death allegedly due to NEET exam fear in Tamil Nadu, a 21-year-old medical aspirant from Tiruchengode in Namakkal ended his life on Saturday night. The boy had earlier made two attempts to crack NEET, but could …
  • Huge amount of drugs seized in Chennai, Namakkal 03 Sep 2020 10:07 By Chennaivision in Chennai News September 3, 2020 Chennai Air Customs intercepted three post parcels suspected to contain narcotics substances which arrived from United Kingdom and Netherlands at Foreign Post Office Chennai. The first parcel from …
  • Fieldworkers in Namakkal to undergo COVID-19 test once in 10 days: Collector 27 Aug 2020 13:20 District Collector K. Megraj along with Superintendent of Police S. Sakthi Ganesan reviewed the COVID-19 containment measures in Kumarapalayam and Pallipalayam municipalities on Thursday and advised fieldworkers to undergo COVID-19 test once in 10 days. “ …
  • Namakkal police seize 30kg of ganja, arrest 2 26 Aug 2020 15:28 The arrested men have been identified as truck driver T Palani, 55, and D Rajkukar, 34. NAMAKKAL: The Namakkal district police on Tuesday seized 300kg of ganja, worth Rs 30 lakh, being smuggled on a truck. The police arrested two men in connection with …
  • Double surprise for Namakkal girl; A call from PM Modi follows board exam triumph  27 Jul 2020 00:24 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday interacted with a Namakkal girl — N N Kaniga (17) — who scored 490 marks in the board examinations this year. Encouraging students while speaking to the nation through the radio …
  • PM interacts with Namakkal school student 26 Jul 2020 19:14 Kaniga said that she is not having any words to describe about the interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Mo...Read More COIMBATORE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Namakkal based school student N Kaniga who scored 490 marks out of 500 in …
  • EPS inaugurates biogas plant in Namakkal 24 Jun 2020 01:32 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami inaugurated a compressed biogas plant at Namakkal through video conferencing, in the presence of the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, on Tuesday. The …
  • IOC’s green fuel unit and stations at Namakkal go on stream 23 Jun 2020 16:57 A number of compressed bio-gas (CBG) plants, entailing a total investment of about ₹450 crore, will be set up in Tamil Nadu for the supply of green fuel in the State. The first CBG plant has been established at Namakkal by IOT, a joint venture of Indian …
  • Namakkal district reports its first Covid death 30 May 2020 08:11
  • Tamil Nadu's Namakkal records its first COVID-19 death as 47-year-old lorry driver succumbs to the deadly virus 30 May 2020 04:19 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Tamil Nadu's Namakkal district recorded its first COVID-19 death at the Namakkal Government Medical College Hospital (NGMCH) on Saturday early morning.  A 47-year-old lorry driver from Koothapalli near Tiruchengode, …
  • Fearing separation, two women from Tamil Nadu's Namakkal end lives 18 May 2020 19:37 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Two women, aged 23 and 20, ended their lives here on Saturday, allegedly fearing they would be separated as the latter's marriage had been fixed recently. According to Elachipalyam police, N Jothi (23), a resident of …
  • Four of family test positive in Namakkal 27 Apr 2020 01:28
  • Namakkal student’s 1,300-km trek home ends midway 03 Apr 2020 02:20
  • 42 of 57 positive cases are in Tirunelveli and Namakkal 01 Apr 2020 00:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In the single-largest increase yet, 57 people in Tamil Nadu tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Leading the list was Namakkal with a whopping 24 positive cases. According to officials, all of these people had attended …
  • Maharashtra mantralaya lockdown due to Covid-19 hits egg export from Namakkal hard 19 Mar 2020 05:24
  • Maha mantralaya lockdown hits egg export from Namakkal hard 19 Mar 2020 01:56
  • Six die as truck rams SUV near Namakkal in TN 14 Mar 2020 06:31
  • Namakkal youth creates world record in Silambam 17 Feb 2020 07:56 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With numerous graceful agile moves, a 23-year-old youth hailing from a farmer's family in Kanavaipatti in the district, wielded the Silambam stick for over three hours without a stop, to strike a new global record at …
  • Tiruchy priests roped into make vadas for Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple ahead of Hanuman Jayanthi 22 Dec 2019 07:28 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Come Hanuman Jayanti, Lord Anjaneyar in the Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple will be adorned with a garland made of one lakh and eight vadas. This year too, priests from Tiruchy have been roped in to make these vadas. Speaking to …
  • Namakkal: Grandmother dies to save teen from abusive stepfather 15 Dec 2019 00:12 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: A septuagenarian woman died trying to protect her granddaughter from her ‘abusive’ stepfather, near Rasipuram in the wee hours of Saturday. Raja, the step father, attacked the old woman with acid and slit her throat before he …
  • Debt drives 3 of family to suicide in Namakkal district 02 Dec 2019 21:02  The head of the family Mohan, 55, a rig owner involved in drilling activities, his wife Nirmala, 47, and their 17-year-old daughter, Sowmya, had allegedly consumed some poisonous substance at home in the wee hours of Monday, when Mohan's elder son, …
  • United in the misery is the poor cousin in Namakkal 17 Nov 2019 14:18 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With 148 libraries left in the lurch in Namakkal, its District Library Officer (DLO) K Ravi has now sent a proposal to construct 21 new buildings, with a sole aim to create a better platform for students to learn. However, …
  • Atheist Karunanidhi to get Rs 30L Namakkal temple 26 Aug 2019 05:16
  • Namakkal-based Vidya Kumaresan loves to weave beauty using stylised letters 25 Jul 2019 12:18 Vidya Kumaresan elucidates what an “upstroke” is with a deft stroke of the brush pen on the white board. She then goes on to explain the subtle difference between a ‘thin’ upstroke and a ‘thick’ one with due demonstrations. On cue, the participants proceed …
  • 3 attacked at milk chilling centre in Namakkal 22 Jul 2019 05:23 NAMAKKAL: In a daring attack by a gang of four at a milk chilling centre at Kumbakottai near Namagiripettai in Namakkal district late on Saturday night, three persons including an employee of the chilling centre suffered severe cut injuries. In the melee, …
  • Prasath bowls Namakkal to big win in TN Cricket Association inter-district U-14 meet 20 Jun 2019 06:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: RV Hari Prasath’s 5/36 propelled Namakkal to beat Virudhunagar by an innings and 160 runs in the quarterfinals of the TNCA inter-district U-14 meet on Wednesday. Brief scores: Quarterfinals: Krishnagiri 170 in 83.3 …
  • Baby sale case in Namakkal: Police arrest Bengaluru woman 18 May 2019 20:55 Namakkal: In yet another shocking turn to the investigations into the recent baby sale case centred around a Rasipuram-based retired government nurse, Amudha aka Amuthavalli, the Tamil Nadu CB-CID police who took over the investigations, on Saturday …
  • Namakkal child adoption racket: Baby ‘products’ 05 May 2019 01:39 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: The Namakkal child adoption racket that recently came to light has revealed how lapses in health and registration services could be exploited by unscrupulous individuals. It has also shown how brokers were able to target …
  • Three more arrested in Namakkal baby sale case 27 Apr 2019 21:39 Namakkal: The alleged racket in buying and selling of babies centred around a retired Rasipuram-based government nursing assistant in Namakkal district, appears to be getting wider with the police arresting three more 'sub-brokers' suspected to be …
  • Namakkal raids: I-T sleuths seize unaccounted cash worth Rs 14.54cr 13 Apr 2019 07:53 [India], April 13 (ANI): Income Tax department officials have seized unaccounted cash worth Rs 14.54 crore from the premises of PSK Engineering Construction and Co in Namakkal district. Out of the amount seized, a major portion (Rs 13.80 crore) was seized …
  • I-T raids at Namakkal-based construction firm 12 Apr 2019 09:38 [India], April 12 (ANI): The Income Tax department on Friday carried out raids at the premises of PSK Engineering Construction and Co in Namakkal district. Officials from the IT department had received information about the presence of unaccounted cash, …
  • Namakkal Anjaneyar temple: priest in critical condition after falling from elevated platform 28 Jan 2019 16:42 A priest suffered head injuries after he fell down from a 11-feet elevated platform while performing puja to the famous 18-feet high Lord Hanuman shrine in Namakkal, officials said on Monday. The 53-year-old priest, Venkatesh lost his balance and fell from …
  • Thirumanimuthaaru river froths in Salem, Namakkal due to toxic inflows 09 Oct 2018 22:20 Salem/ Namakkal: In what looks a replica of toxic foams in Bengaluru lakes, a similar environmental hazard has scared local residents and farmers living close to the Thirumanimuthaaru river in Salem and Namakkal districts as the water body heavily …
  • Namakkal: School girl commits suicide by jumping into Cauvery river 09 Oct 2018 22:20 Namakkal: In a terrible tragedy, a 16-year-old Plus-one class girl student committed suicide by jumping into the Cauvery river in full flow near Pallipalayam in Namakkal district, apparently depressed over her parents chiding her for ignoring her studies.  …
  • Hatching gains: Namakkal poultry units on expansion spree 08 Jun 2018 17:24 Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal is famous for its eggs, and this year, after a gap of eight years, poultry farmers are on an expansion spree, investing as much as ₹600 crore. The farmers — especially those in Namakkal and adjoining places such as Erode, Rasipuram …
  • Five sentenced to life term in rape case in Namakkal 06 Jun 2018 02:44 Namakkal: The Namakkal district Mahila court on Tuesday convicted and sentenced five persons to life term for allegedly sexually assaulting a young woman under the cover of darkness three years ago near Namagiripettai. The Mahila court judge, Mr. P Elango, …
  • NEET heat sparks dry spell in enrolment at Tamil Nadu's Namakkal schools 17 May 2018 02:05 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Following the implementation of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for medical courses, the enrolment of students in matriculation schools in Namakkal district – once famous for preparing students to score high marks in …
  • Namakkal farmers urge district admn to undertake water audit 14 May 2018 01:49 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday announcing that Mettur dam cannot be opened for irrigation on June 12, and delta farmers worried over the prospects of Kuruvai, the farmers in Namakkal have urged the …
  • Tamil Nadu man in coma for 2 years in Gulf brought homeA man from Namakkal, who has been in a coma for more than two years, finally got compensation from an insurance company. The Indian embassy persuaded Udaiyar’s employer to file a case against an… 19 Jul 2017 04:48 CHENNAI: The intervention of the Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi has helped the family of a man from Namakkal, who has been in a coma for more than two years, gain compensation. Chithiravel Vinaitheertha Udaiyar, 37, was flown to the city on Tuesday from Abu …
  • Scary video of hanging bridge pillar in Namakkal goes viral; triggers official action 26 Jun 2017 03:21 One of the damaged pillars of the Solasiramani barrage-cum-bridge, which has been propped up by sand bags, in Namakkal district; and (below) the pillar with damaged base due to soil erosion before repair work began | Express NAMAKKAL: A video on social …
  • Brazil gives Namakkal egg a run for money 09 Jun 2017 03:11 Image for representational purpose only. NAMAKKAL: Egg export from Namakkal district is on a downward spiral, thanks to the tough competition put up by Brazil. But that has not hit the business due to the high demand from domestic markets. Namakkal …
  • After dropping ranking system, schools in Namakkal take NEET turn 21 May 2017 02:13 NAMAKKAL: Known for producing eggs and churning out eggheads, Namakkal is, so to say, the rank capital of the State. Now that the ranking system in the SSLC and HSC board examinations has been abolished, private schools, which set into motion the city’s …
  • Namakkal contractor on I-T radar found dead 09 May 2017 05:03 A civil contractor in Namakkal, whose premises were among those searched by Income Tax sleuths during the crackdown on State Health Minister C. Vijaya Baskar last month, died at Sevutranganpatti in Mohanur on Monday. He was found unconscious in his farm …
  • Tamil Nadu's Namakkal mired in slump due to year-round water shortage 07 May 2017 00:36 NAMAKKAL: Faced with acute year-round water shortage in the rain shadow region of the Western Ghats, agriculture was never really a viable option in Namakkal. When the first few tentative entrepreneurs struck gold with their small-scale poultry farms, it …
  • Namakkal resident reunited with son 05 Feb 2017 20:22 Tears of joy streamed down Namakkal resident Santhi’s face when she laid eyes on her son after more than three years. A resident of the city Corporation’s beggar rehabilitation centre Sakshatkaram, Santhi had been looking forward to meeting her elder son …
  • Slump in biz, not cash crunch, hits Namakkal truckers hard 10 Jan 2017 18:27 Chennai, January 10:   Truckers in Namakkal region, the trucking hub of Tamil Nadu, have migrated to online transactions following demonetisation. “We have adjusted to the change quickly,” said M Thangavelu, who owns two trucks. He regularly moves goods …
  • Seven members who robbed TN branch of Muthoot Finance held near Hyderabad 23 Jan 2021 08:35 Seven members of an armed gang who robbed 25,091 grams of gold jewellery worth around ₹7.5 crore and ₹96,000 cash in broad daylight from a Muthoot Finance Limited branch at Hosur of Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu on Friday, were arrested on the …
  • Armed gang robs over 25 kg gold worth crores from Muthoot Finance branch in Hosur 22 Jan 2021 20:52 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A six-member armed gang robbed 25,091 grams of gold jewellery, worth several crores, in broad daylight from a Muthoot Finance branch at Bagalur road in Hosur, Krishnagiri, on Friday. Krishnagiri Police have formed …
  • Burglar alarm at Muthoot Finance was dysfunctional: SP 22 Jan 2021 19:06 Muthoot Finance, the non-banking finance company has been constantly in the news for reports of robbery in its various offices across the country. In the wake of the robbery here on Friday, a few anxious customers gathered outside the firm for information …
  • Instamojo onboards more than 50% new recruits from Tier 2 and 3 towns 21 Jan 2021 19:25 Fintech company Instamojo has ramped up hiring and on-boarded more than 50 per cent of its new hires from tier 2 and 3 cities and towns, across the last three months. The hiring was conducted across several verticals including tech, marketing and product …
  • Instamojo ramps up hiring, introduces permanent work from home option 21 Jan 2021 04:07 BENGALURU: Instamojo, a full-stack solutions provider for MSMEs, has announced that it has ramped up hiring and on-boarded more than half its new hires from tier 2 and 3 cities and towns, across the last three months. Hiring was conducted across several …
  • Nearly a lakh first-time voters registered in Salem region 20 Jan 2021 23:07 Salem/Erode: The collectors of Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri and Erode districts released final electoral rolls in their offices respectively on Wednesday. After releasing the list, Salem district collector S A Raman said that among the 11 …
  • Maharashtra kingdom people were affable- Chinese traveller Xuanzang 20 Jan 2021 02:53 The scholar Xuanzang (602-664 AD) travelled in classical India during the 7th century AD, spending around 12 years traversing the length and breadth of the country, according to the new treatise, 'Mumbai Beyond Bombay' by historian, scholar and …
  • 6,128 fighting Covid infection in Tamil Nadu 17 Jan 2021 02:50 Representative imageCHENNAI: The state discharged 775 patients from the Covid-19 registry and added 610 fresh cases on Saturday, which pushed the cumulative case tally to 8,30,183. Active cases dropped to 6,128 from 8,272 on January 2. The state reported …
  • COVID-19 vaccination drive launched in districts 16 Jan 2021 18:22 The administration of COVID-19 vaccines to healthcare workers was launched in Salem, Namakkal, Erode, Krishnagiri and Dharmapuri districts on Saturday. Minister for Social Welfare V. Saroja and District Collector K.Megraj started the vaccination drive at …
  • Archaeological excavations set to begin in seven more places in Tamil Nadu 13 Jan 2021 16:19   Encouraged by the archaeological findings in Keeladi that testified to the existence of an ancient urban Tamil civilisation, the Department of Archaeology has decided to launch excavations at seven more sites and field studies in two places. “The Central …
  • Karnataka: Trio steal SUV, sell & steal it again from customer 13 Jan 2021 04:39 Kumbalgodu police have arrested a gang of three persons, including a BTech graduate, on charges of vehicle theft and seized two SUVs worth Rs 25 lakh from them.BENGALURU: Kumbalgodu police have arrested a gang of three persons, including a BTech graduate, …
  • Maddikera temple vandals arrested 11 Jan 2021 08:51 KURNOOL:Maddikera police of Kurnool district arrested eight of nine treasure-hunters, who had vandalised the oldest temple at Maddikera agriculture lands on Sunday. Briefing about the incident, the SP said that they had seized one JCB which was used to …
  • Girl, 8, woman die in wall collapse in Krishnagiri dist 11 Jan 2021 01:34 Krishnagiri: An eight-year-old girl and a 62-year-old woman died after a wall of a house collapsed and fell on them at Nerlagiri village near Veppanahalli in Krishnagiri district on Sunday. About 20 people were injured in the incident and admitted to a …
  • Two die as roof of house collapses in Tamil Nadu 10 Jan 2021 09:03 Video grab of the incidentKRISHNAGIRI: Two persons, including a toddler, died after the roof of a house collapsed in Krishnagiri on Sunday. The incident took place when more than 20 people sat on the roof to watch a bull running event at Nerlagiri village …
  • Plea in SC for review of order upholding land acquisition notice 09 Jan 2021 04:15 A Tamil Nadu resident has moved the Supreme Court, seeking review of its December 8, 2020 judgment upholding the notifications issued under the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Act, 1956, for acquisition of land for construction of the eight- …
  • Students not given their quota of dry ration, risk malnutrition in Tamil Nadu districts 06 Jan 2021 06:16 Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: The supply of dry ration to students as part of the midday meal scheme has been marred by irregularities in some areas, with students getting less than the stipulated quota of eggs, rice and bananas. As a result, the …
  • Tamil Nadu bags two MoUs in electronics 06 Jan 2021 04:23 Yet another MoU will be signed by the government with Tata Electronics, which will make components for Apple productsCHENNAI: Tamil Nadu is set to start 2021on a positive note on the industrial investments front by signing two major MoUs, among others, in …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu sees 838 infections, active cases drop under 8,000 05 Jan 2021 05:11 On a day when 838 persons tested positive for COVID-19, active cases fell under 8,000 in Tamil Nadu. Presently, 7,970 persons are undergoing treatment for COVID-19, with a majority of them in Chennai (2,359).  The fresh cases took the State’s tally to 8,21 …
  • Kamal releases MNM’s agenda to protect ecosystem 05 Jan 2021 00:39 Salem: Taking a swipe at the ruling AIADMK, founder of Makkal Needhi Maiam Kamal Haasan on Monday said the state government’s ‘kudimaramathu’ scheme was not for desilting water bodies but totally meant for ‘commission’. Releasing his party’s seven-point …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 838 new Covid-19 cases; 3 more UK returnees test positive for variant 04 Jan 2021 19:33 Express News Service CHENNAI: For the second consecutive day, Tamila Nadu reported less than 900 Covid-19 cases. The State reported 838 cases and 10 deaths on Monday, taking the tally to 8,21,550 and toll to 12,166. Active cases in the State also fell …
  • 8,272 patients fighting Covid in Tamil Nadu 03 Jan 2021 03:40 Picture used for representational purpose onlyCHENNAI: The state discharged 1,007 patients from the Covid-19 registry, and added 910 fresh cases on Saturday, which pushed the cumulative case tally to 8,19,845. The active case count dropped to 8,272 from 8, …
  • Under pressure, DMK cancels invite to Owaisi 03 Jan 2021 01:31 Uttar Pradesh, Dec 16 (ANI): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) supremo Asaduddin Owaisi meet Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party national president Omprakash Rajbhar, in Lucknow on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)Chennai/Hyderabad: A day after calling …
  • GAIL’s natural gas pipeline to connect MRPL soon 02 Jan 2021 09:05 GAIL’s Kochi-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline, which is supplying natural gas to Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers (MCF) Ltd, will soon connect other industries such as MRPL (Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd) and OMPL (ONGC Mangalore …
  • Pastor among 7 booked in cheating case 31 Dec 2020 23:50 Krishnagiri: A seven-member gang, including a pastor, cheated a Coimbatore-based jewellery store owner of Rs 95 lakh here on Wednesday. The Krishnagiri town police booked a case against the seven and launched a search for them. Police said K Rajasekar, 40, …
  • Daily caseload falls below 90 mark in Coimbatore district 29 Dec 2020 18:42 Coimbatore district saw a decline in its daily COVID-19 caseload as only 81 new cases were reported on Tuesday. The district’s overall tally now stands at 52,155 cases. Two men, aged 46 and 76, died during treatment, taking the district’s toll to 648. The …
  • Tamil Nadu has more women with cancer than men, says report 28 Dec 2020 16:50 Express News Service CHENNAI: The estimated new cancer burden in Tamil Nadu in 2020 is 78,641 patients and the State has more women with cancer than men, according to the TN Cancer Registry Report 2020 released by Health Minister C Vijayabaskar at the …
  • Spread the word about drip irrigation, says PM Modi 25 Dec 2020 22:07 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday interacted with farmers from six States, including Tamil Nadu, Haryana, Odisha and Madhya Pradesh, after depositing Rs 18,000 crore in the accounts of nine crore cultivators under …
  • Politicians Spreading Lies, No Question Of Private Firms Grabbing Farmers' Land: PM Modi 25 Dec 2020 19:25 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday allayed fears that private firms might grab farmers' land under a new contract farming law enacted by the Centre, as he listened to success stories about benefits of the new Acts while interacting with peasants …
  • No question of private firms grabbing farmers' land under contract farming: PM Narendra Modi 25 Dec 2020 14:19 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday allayed fears that private firms might grab farmers' land under a new contract farming law enacted by the Centre, as he listened to success stories about benefits of the new Acts while interacting with …
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi releases Rs 18,000 crore installment under PM-Kisan, addresses farmers: Key points 25 Dec 2020 07:31 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday released installments of more than Rs 18,000 crores under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) scheme to more than 9 crores beneficiary farmer families. Under the PM-Kisan Scheme, a financial …
  • AgriGold case: Rs 4,109 crore assets attached by ED 25 Dec 2020 07:18 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached assets worth Rs 4,109 crore under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) in the AgriGold ponzi fraud case. The attached assets included 2,809 landed …
  • Emergency care and recovery centre opened in Sivaganga 23 Dec 2020 08:46 In a first-of-its-kind initiative, a 50-bed Emergency Care and Recovery Centre (ECRC) has been opened here at the Old Government Hospital campus here on Wednesday. The TN Khadi and Village Industries Minister G. Baskaran, who was the chief guest, told …
  • 5 K’taka women killed in accident in Krishnagiri dist 21 Dec 2020 23:46 Krishnagiri: Five women from Karnataka died after a tractor in which they were travelling in overturned near Anchetty in Krishnagiri district around 3pm on Monday. The deceased have been identified as M Mangalamma, 25, K Gowramma, 60, Putta Lingamma, 60, …
  • Drugs worth Rs 1 crore for New Year parties seized, four arrested in Bengaluru 17 Dec 2020 00:37 By Express News Service BENGALURU: A day after the kingpin of a drug peddling racket was arrested, Central Crime Branch (CCB) sleuths nabbed four interstate drug peddlers in Bengaluru on Wednesday. The suspects had allegedly brought along drugs valued at …
  • Bengaluru: Gang of drug-peddlers busted, drugs worth Rs 1.15 crore seized 16 Dec 2020 11:58 Representative imageBENGALURU: An inter-state gang of drug- peddlers has been arrested and contraband worth Rs 1.15 crore seized, police said here on Wednesday. The four-member gang had stockpiled the consignment to sell it during the new year celebrations …
  • Tamil Nadu signs MoUs with firms for projects worth Rs 24,248 crore 14 Dec 2020 13:47 Chennai: Tamil Nadu signed a slew of memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on Monday worth Rs 24,248 crore as part of its drive to attract investment in the State The MoUs were signed, foundation stones laid and project inaugurations were done for 24 …
  • Ola group to set up electric two-wheeler factory in Hosur 14 Dec 2020 10:38 Tamil Nadu CM signs 18 MoUs entailing ₹19,995 crore investments. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on December 14 signed 18 MoUs entailing investments to the tune of ₹19,995 crore with an employment potential for 26,509 persons. One of the …
  • Tamil Nadu signs 18 MoUs worth Rs 19,955 cr, projects to create 26,500 jobs 14 Dec 2020 09:38 Tamil Nadu government on Monday signed 18 MoUs worth Rs 19,955 crore with an employment potential of 26,509 persons. Companies which signed the MoU include the Crown Group Of Companies, representing a Russian defence organisation, Ola Electric and Mahindra …
  • A superstar's Bangalore days 13 Dec 2020 03:31 Rajinikanth plays the role of Duryodhana in the Kannada play titled Kurukshetra hosted by BTS employees in Majestic in 1972BENGALURU: On Saturday Rajinikanth turned 70. Today, Rajinikanth represents style and stardom in Indian cinema – a real-life …
  • Four killed, 7 injured as truck ploughs through vehicles in Dharmapuri 12 Dec 2020 23:47 Dharmapuri: Four people died and seven others were injured when a container truck carrying cement load ploughed through 12 cars, a mini-van, a truck and a bike on the Thoppur ghat road of the Salem-Bengaluru National Highway near Dharmapuri around 4.15pm …
  • Chennai-Salem expressway project | Highway over troubled lands 12 Dec 2020 22:57 The eight-lane expressway to connect Chennai with Salem has its detractors among farmers. While the government argues that it will reduce travel time and is essential for the development of the region, farmers are certain they do not want to lose their …
  • Rs 35L seized during DVAC raids at RTOs in TN 12 Dec 2020 13:14 Rs 24.15 lakh and 117 sovereigns of gold jewellery were seized from Kalaiselvi, a motor vehicle inspector at the Virudhunagar RTOCHENNAI: The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption seized Rs 35lakh unaccounted money and 117 sovereigns of gold in …
  • CM lays foundation for Tenkasi Collectorate, IT buildings 12 Dec 2020 01:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday laid the foundation stone for the Rs 119-crore Collectorate complex coming up in Tenkasi district. A new district with Tenkasi as its headquarters was created on November 22 …
  • Supreme Court allows Chennai-Salem road 09 Dec 2020 02:45 Chennai: In a blow to farmers opposing the Chennai-Salem 277-km eight-lane greenfield corridor, proposed at a cost of Rs 10,000 crore, the Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the notification to acquire farmlands, and allowed Centre to proceed with the project …
  • Centre can notify any land, acquire it for highway: Supreme Court 09 Dec 2020 00:39 The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld notifications issued under the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) Act, 1956, for acquisition of land for construction of the eight-lane Chennai-Krishnagiri-Salem national highway. (File Photo)The Centre is “fully …
  • Rs 6.5 crores mobile phones robbery: TN cops back from MP with 10 suspects in tow 08 Dec 2020 15:39 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: The scene was right out of a racy Kollywood police movie, except the fact that the heroes (read men in khaki) here sustained injuries, cuts and bruises.  The story goes like this: Around 20 Tamil Nadu policemen, waiting …
  • Brick prices shoot up as incessant rain halts production in Salem 08 Dec 2020 00:40 Salem/Erode: Continuous spells of rainfall for the past couple of weeks may not be good news for people building new houses. The price of bricks rises as the production of bricks in kilns across Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri and Erode …
  • IRT Perundurai students demand reduction in fees 08 Dec 2020 00:40 Erode: The students and parents of IRT Perundurai Medical College on Monday protested on the college premises demanding the state government to reduce their college fees. One of the parents, K Balasubramaniam, told TOI that the college management was …
  • Left parties protest against farm laws 04 Dec 2020 18:35 The cadres of the Communist Party of India and Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Friday staged demonstrations across districts in western region in support of the farmers protesting in Delhi against the farm laws. The protests in Hosur, Krishnagiri and …
  • Today's weather: ‘Burevi’ remnant stalls; heavy rain over Tamil Nadu 04 Dec 2020 14:25 Stalling of the deep depression from erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ has swamped parts of Tamil Nadu, especially the northern districts during the 24 hours ending for a second day on Friday with huge transport of moisture on view through the day from the Gulf …
  • Mobile phone heist: 7 more arrested in MP 03 Dec 2020 23:38 Krishnagiri: The special team of Krishnagiri police arrested seven people in Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday in connection with the Rs15-crore mobile phone heist that was reported near Hosur on October 21. Police identified the accused as Rajendran, 45, Amir, …
  • Negotiation panel fails to settle Pennaiyar inter-state water dispute between TN, Karnataka 02 Dec 2020 11:21 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Negotiation Committee that was constituted by the Ministry of Jal Shakti to settle the Pennaiyar river inter-state water dispute between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka has failed to resolve it. The committee has recommended that …
  • Coronavirus | No fresh case reported in two T.N. districts 30 Nov 2020 22:57 As many as 1,410 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Monday, while 1,456 persons were discharged after treatment. The number of persons undergoing treatment stood at 10,997. Of the 37 districts, Perambalur and Ariyalur reported no fresh …
  • Mask compliance less than 30% in TN: Chief Secretary 28 Nov 2020 22:44 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Mask compliance in Tamil Nadu is less than 30 per cent and the district administrations must focus on increasing awareness among the public in this regard, said Chief Secretary K Shanmugam.  In a communication addressed to …
  • Land banks coming up to woo large industries 28 Nov 2020 00:17 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to enhance its industrial infrastructure to woo large firms, The State  government is planning to create land banks in Krishnagiri, Thoothukudi and Coimbatore, according to Industries Secretary N Muruganandam. …
  • TN: Krishnagiri farmer held for killing elephant  04 Nov 2020 17:14 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A 40-year-old man was arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a female elephant in Jawalagiri Forest Range on Wednesday.  The man, who is a farmer, was arrested two days after the incident. Wildlife Warden of Hosur …
  • PM Kisan scheme fraud case: 3 held in Krishnagiri district 13 Sep 2020 00:54
  • PM-Kisan scam: 3 held in Krishnagiri district 12 Sep 2020 16:09
  • Salem, Krishnagiri see first Covid deaths 15 Jun 2020 00:01
  • Jallikattu bull death case: Two arrested in Krishnagiri 14 Jun 2020 03:10 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Two persons were arrested under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act on Saturday, for teasing and taunting jallikattu bull Kasi Eswara, which died on June 6. The suspects were identified as V Lokesh (33), who works …
  • Tusker which killed three people, tranquilized and captured in Krishnagiri district 11 Jun 2020 06:31 Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A tusker, around 35-year-old, which killed three people in the last 15 days at Denkanikottai and Jawlagiri forest ranges in Krishnagiri, was tranquilized and then captured in wee hours of Thursday, in a joint operation by …
  • TN: Five die in Krishnagiri, Erode accidents 27 May 2020 18:17 KRISHNAGIRI/ERODE: Five people, including a couple, died in different road accidents in Krishnagiri and Erode districts of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. One of the accidents took place near Rayakottai in Krishnagiri district. Chinraj, 40, of Muthampatty …
  • 10 test positive for Covid-19 in Krishnagiri 11 May 2020 00:17 Coimbatore: Ten people tested positive for Covid-19 in Krishnagiri on Sunday, taking the total count in that district to 20. All the 10 are close contacts of the two women, who tested positive for the virus in Shoolagiri panchayat a few days ago. The new …
  • TN: 7 die in 4 road accidents in Krishnagiri 08 May 2020 13:44 A vehicle involved in a road accident in Krishnagiri district on Friday KRISHNAGIRI: Seven people died in four road accidents in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu on Friday. One of the accidents took place near Kandikuppam on the Chennai-Bengaluru …
  • Green zone no longer? Two test positive for COVID-19 in Krishnagiri 06 May 2020 09:43 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Two women from Shoolagiri in Krishnagiri district tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. This comes days after a man who returned to the district from Puttaparthi tested positive for the virus. The man was shifted to …
  • Krishnagiri, only district under green zone in Tamil Nadu, reports first COVID-19 case 02 May 2020 18:03 Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: More than 50 days after first COVID-19 positive case was reported in Tamil Nadu,  Krishnagiri, which was the only district in the state under green zone, reported its first case on Saturday. The patient, a 67-year-old man …
  • Krishnagiri district is no more a green zone 02 May 2020 08:24
  • Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu's only district under green zone, reports first COVID-19 case 02 May 2020 05:48 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Nearly 55 days after first COVID-19 positive case was reported in Tamil Nadu, Krishnagiri, the state's only green zone district, has reported its first positive case on Saturday. A 67-year-old man from Veppanahalli, …
  • Govt. doctor travels from hotspot in Villupuram to green zone Krishnagiri, tests positive on return to duty 30 Apr 2020 09:51 A containment zone was put up around Rayakottai flyover here after a government doctor with the Villupuram government hospital, who had visited Krishnagiri during the weekend and returned to Villupuram on Monday, tested positive for COVID-19. The doctor is …
  • Krishnagiri town turns containment zone after doc tests +ve 30 Apr 2020 09:15 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Krishnagiri town was turned into a containment zone on Wednesday after authorities found that a 29-year-old government doctor from Villupuram had visited his wife in the town, said health officials. The doctor, who was …
  • Krishnagiri remains COVID-19 free 27 Apr 2020 10:34 Two days after a man was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19 after 34 days in self-quarantine in Hosur, the confirmatory test returned negative on Sunday. The person currently in the government medical college hospital will be discharged after …
  • Krishnagiri heaves a sigh of relief 27 Apr 2020 00:18 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: People in Krishnagiri district heaved a sigh of relief on Sunday evening after a suspected case of COVID-19 turned negative.“It was a 43-year-old man from Hosur who was working in a pharmaceutical company at Mysuru in …
  • TN: First patient tests positive in Krishnagiri 25 Apr 2020 20:07
  • Foundation laid for Krishnagiri medical college and hospital 05 Mar 2020 01:35 A 750-bed medical college-cum-hospital will come up in the district by the beginning of next year. The foundation stone for the medical college was laid in Bolupalli by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on …
  • No special screening of Rajinikanth's ‘Darbar’ in Krishnagiri? 05 Jan 2020 21:40 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: The owners of ten theatres in Krishnagiri and Kaveripattinam have decided not to screen special shows for fans when a new movie is released. Deputy Superintendent of Police Kumar told media persons that the theatre …
  • College girl follows in father's footsteps, voted panchayat president in Krishnagiri 02 Jan 2020 15:52 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A 21-year-old BBA student J Sandhiya Rani was voted president of Kaattinayakandoddi village panchayat, which is in Shoolagiri block in Krishnagiri on Thursday. Sandhiya Rani secured 1,170 votes and defeated her nearest …
  • Two killed after truck rams Krishnagiri toll booth 02 Dec 2019 00:30 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Two persons were killed on the spot and a toll booth employee injured when a container truck rammed into the Krishnagiri toll booth on the Chennai-Bengaluru highway on Sunday evening. The deceased were identified as S …
  • Bengaluru-Karaikal passenger train derails near Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu, passengers safe 11 Nov 2019 02:17
  • Bigil madness: Rioting charges on 32 Vijay fans in Krishnagiri 25 Oct 2019 23:59 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Security was beefed at all theatres in Krishnagiri after special fan screening of Vijay starer Bigil (midnight show) was called off at a private theatre on the Five-Road Junction. The police also arrested 32 people for …
  • Fans of actor Vijay create ruckus after midnight screening of 'Bigil' cancelled in Krishnagiri 25 Oct 2019 07:33 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Fans, who gathered for the midnight screening of Tamil actor Vijay's Bigil, staged a riot in front of a theater at the five road junction resulting in the Krishnagiri police increasing security in front of all movie …
  • NIA investigate in Krishnagiri 24 Sep 2019 02:47 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: National  Intelligence Agency (NIA) sleuths from Bengaluru arrived in Krishnagiri as part of the investigation into the Burdwan bomb blast case of 2014. The prime accused of the case -- a member of the Jamaat-ul- …
  • Tamil Nadu terror threat: Checks continue for second day at Dharmapuri-Krishnagiri border 24 Aug 2019 23:31 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: There was no let up in security measures with the forces creating a watertight cordon on the Dharmapuri-Krishnagiri border following an intelligence alert on the infiltration of Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists into Tamil Nadu …
  • Mob damages government property in Krishnagiri 18 Aug 2019 21:10 KRISHNAGIRI: Angry mob damaged government property following the death of a farmer at Ayyur in Denkannikottai taluk in Krishnagiri district on Saturday. However, the relatives of the deceased victim have said that the violence was triggered by outsiders …
  • 3 of family including 2 kids killed in Krishnagiri road mishap 10 Jun 2019 20:36 Krishnagiri: Three persons including two minor children of a family were killed on the spot in a multiple vehicles collision involving a truck and two-state owned TNSTC buses in wee hours of Monday in Krishnagiri district. Police said a Tamil Nadu State …
  • Three killed in accident Krishnagiri-Hosur highway 10 Jun 2019 08:07 Three persons, including a child, were killed and 15 injured after a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus hit passengers crossing the Krishnagiri-Hosur highway early on Monday. The front wheel of a Krishnagiri-bound STC bus from Hosur burst as it was …
  • Krishnagiri: Engineer-groom hospitalised after tiff with fiancée 28 May 2019 10:14 Krishnagiri: An engineer-bridegroom was allegedly drugged and brutally beaten up by his fiancée, a college girl. The attack took place a day after their engagement. Police said that C.Saravana (27), an engineering graduate and working in a private firm was …
  • Bus catches fire, driver saves 30 passengers in Krishnagiri district 10 May 2019 07:25
  • Waynad’s Krishnagiri stadium: A heaven for fast bowlers 22 Jan 2019 19:16 The Krishnagiri Stadium in Wayanad has a reputation of assisting the seamers. (Photo by Sandip G) The Krishnagiri pitch has a reputation for assisting seamers — in the Kerala-Gujarat quarterfinal, as many as 36 wickets were accounted for by the faster men, …
  • Youth’s T-shirt handholds cops to killers in Krishnagiri honour-killing case 19 Nov 2018 02:36 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: In the Krishnagiri honour killing of an inter-caste couple, it was the T-shirt worn by the youth that enabled their identification, police said. The bodies of N Nandish (25), a Dalit, and S Swathi (21), a Vanniyar, of …
  • TN Chief Minister lays foundation stone of proposed GMR Krishnagiri Special Investment Region 26 Aug 2018 10:25 GMR Infrastructure Ltd, the flagship company of GMR Group, India's major infrastructure conglomerate, announced that its subsidiary, GMR Krishnagiri SIR Ltd (GKSIR), is set to invite investments from national and international investors at its large …
  • Paddy fields inundated in Krishnagiri district 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, several streams are flowing at danger level since Sunday night paralysing normal life. Roads in several mandals like Nandigama, Mylavaram, Kanchikacherla, …
  • 5 killed as car collides with bus in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri 13 Mar 2018 22:18
  • AIADMK Expels 46 Office Bearers From Krishnagiri District 14 Feb 2018 08:34 Chennai:  Top leaders of the ruling AIADMK, O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami, today continued their disciplinary action against party men, expelling 40-odd office bearers from Krishnagiri district for bringing 'disrepute' to the organisation. Mr …
  • HC orders Krishnagiri Collector not to issue lease deed for quarrying 09 Feb 2018 03:04 CHENNAI: THE Madras High Court has directed the Krishnagiri District Collector not to issue the lease deed for quarrying blue metal from the government land in Kammandoddi village. A division bench of Justices S Manikumar and V Bhavani Subbaroyan gave the …
  • Elephant calf rescued in Krishnagiri 16 Jan 2018 09:37 In a short rescue mission, a three-month-old elephant calf, which had fallen into a farm well in Paavadaipatti in Rayakottai town of Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu, was rescued on Tuesday. The calf, believed to have been with its herd, is suspected to …
  • Minor boy driving leads to mishap, 6 dead in Krishnagiri 15 Jan 2018 21:38 Krishnagiri: It was an irrecoverable loss for five families including the one that allowed its minor boy driving a car which claimed the lives of six persons in a tragic road accident in Krishnagiri district. On Sunday, 16-year-old K. Esaki, his friends, …
  • TN reports first Zika virus from Krishnagiri district 10 Jul 2017 20:02 Chennai: The first case of Zika virus in Tamil Nadu has been reported from Krishnagiri district and the 27-year-old infected man fully cured, a senior state government official said. Laboratory tests done in state facilities confirmed the presence of Zika …
  • TN’s first zika case confirmed in Krishnagiri dist 10 Jul 2017 15:30 Image used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The first confirmed case of Zika in Tamil Nadu in recent years has been reported in Krishnagiri district. The state’s health officials confirmed it to Express today. A 27-year-old youth who tested …
  • Tamil Nadu’s first zika case confirmed in Krishnagiri district; virus detected in India way back in 1952 10 Jul 2017 13:42 CHENNAI: The first confirmed case of Zika in Tamil Nadu in recent years has been reported in Krishnagiri district. The state’s health officials confirmed it to Express today. A 27-year-old youth who tested positive for Zika is now recovered. Details on the …
  • Krishnagiri girl with partial vision scores 96.6 per cent in CBSE exam 29 May 2017 00:25 KRISHNAGIRI: The nation was busy celebrating toppers who scored over 99 per cent in the CBSE Class XII exams, and Dharshana’s journey to scoring 96.6 per cent got less attention than it deserved. But her story is worth telling, for she overcame a different …
  • TN shows steady declining trend in Covid-19 cases 26 Oct 2020 05:53 Tamil Nadu continued to witness a declining trend in the number of daily coronavirus infections, reporting 2,869 fresh cases and 31 fatalities on Sunday and thereby pushing the tally to 7.09 lakh and death toll to 10,924. Covid-19 cases have been on a …
  • Panel headed by TN CM gives nod for 26 projects with investments of over Rs 25,000 crore 21 Oct 2020 15:02 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, on Thursday cleared 23 industrial projects with investments of Rs …
  • After 99 days, Tamil Nadu’s daily Covid-19 count dips below 4,000 19 Oct 2020 18:58 Tamil Nadu reported 3,914 new COVID-19 cases, 4,929 recovered cases and 56 deaths on Sunday, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 6,87,400 till date, including 6,37,637 recoveries, 39,121 active cases and 10,642 deaths. The number of …
  • TN crosses 9,000 Covid toll mark, reports 5,235 fresh cases 24 Sep 2020 07:29 Tamil Nadu added 5,325 new Covid-19 cases and 63 deaths on Wednesday. With this, the State’s tally has reached 5,57,999 and toll increased to 9,010. The State breached yet another grim milestone vis-a-vis Covid-19 on Wednesday with the number of deaths …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State 10 Sep 2020 15:44 The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • 'I take the front line when there is danger': Meet the Collector at the helm of Tiruppur's Covid fight 08 May 2020 13:36 May 8, 2020 6:23:45 pm Ever since the country imposed a lockdown to break the transmission of coronavirus, government agencies have been trying hard to sensitise people about the importance of social distancing and staying at home. Tiruppur Collector Dr K …
  • Cases rise in South TN, Madurai tally stands at 111 07 May 2020 03:33 Express News Service The number of COVID-19 cases in Madurai soared to 111 with the district recording the highest single-day spike ever, as 20 persons including seven pregnant women, a policeman and four children tested positive for the virus infection on …
  • Coronavirus-positive woman delivers baby in Tamil Nadu, first test result negative 29 Apr 2020 08:00 By Express News Service MADURAI: The three-day-old girl born to 24-year-old coronavirus positive mother from Doddappanaiakanur has tested negative in the first of the two COVID-19 tests.  In a first in Madurai district, a 24-year-old pregnant COVID-19 …
  • Coronavirus updates March 13: Several states in shutdown mode, total number of confirmed cases 81 13 Mar 2020 16:59 People wearing a facemask amid concerns of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus leaves a Kasturba Hospital in Mumbai. (Express Photo: Prashant Nadkar) Several states across India went into battle mode to contain the spread of COVID-19, shutting down …
  • Tamil fuelled Subbu’s creativity — in all forms 05 Mar 2020 11:44 Kothamangalam Subbu, author of Thillana Mohanambal, was much more than a novelist. He was a poet, script writer, film director, actor, music critic and villuppattu exponent, all rolled into one. The seeds for Subbu’s villuppattu — ‘Gandhi mahaan kathai’ — …
  • AIADMK former MP K  C Palanisamy arrested 25 Jan 2020 07:32 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 25, 2020 Former AIADMK MP K C Palanisamy was arrested in the wee hours of today in Coimbatore.  Police personnel, who reached his residence in Coimbatore this morning, arrested him and took him to Sulur police …
  • World: International Migrants Day: Salesian Missions highlights social and educational programs assisting young migrants 19 Dec 2019 00:59 (MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring International Migrants Day. Each year, International Migrants Day is held on Dec. 18 …
  • Govt revamps healthcare for livestock in villages 05 Dec 2019 01:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: Dairy farmers in backward rural areas of the State will soon get relief from transporting their cattle to distant places for treatment and breeding support.   Expanding the healthcare facilities and veterinary services to …
  • Rains lash many parts of TN; schools, colleges to remain shut 02 Dec 2019 10:39 Amid forecast of heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, educational institutions in many districts of the two States have been shut for today. The examinations of Madras University and Anna University have also been postponed. Chennai has been …
  • AIADMK releases election manifesto 19 Mar 2019 16:43 [India], Mar 19 (ANI): AIADMK on Tuesday released its manifesto ahead of the ensuing General elections and among its major promises said it would urge the Centre to launch an international probe into the alleged genocide and war crimes committed by Sri …
  • AIADMK announces 20 candidates for LS polls in TN 17 Mar 2019 18:35 [India], Mar 17 (ANI): The AIADMK on Sunday announced the names of 20 candidates that will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. KRS Saravanan will contest from Salem, P Kaliyapan from Namakkal, KP Munuswamy from Krishnagiri, G Manimaran from Erode, …
  • AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 10:22 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Updated: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Chennai: The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding …
  • Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 08:00 CHENNAI (TAMIL NADU): The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding its candidates on Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha …
  • Modi to flag off Chennai Metro Rail’s new services tomorrow 09 Feb 2019 16:04 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, will on Sunday inaugurate Chennai Metro Rail’s services upto Washermenpet. Modi, who will visit Tirupur on Sunday, will flag off the Chennai Metro Rail’s services through video …
  • Madras High Court rejects anti-Hindi agitator's plea 20 Jan 2018 21:08 Chennai: Madras high court has rejected a plea from an anti-Hindi agitator, to direct the state government to accord pension under the Tamil Nadu payment of pension to Tamil Scholars Miscellaneous Provision Act, for having participated in the agitations to …
  • KIOCL to set up pellet plant at RINL 06 Jan 2018 18:18 Union Minister of Steel Chaudhary Birender Singh unveiled a digital LED signage board, at KIOCL in Panambur on Saturday. The KIOCL will set up a pellet plant with a capacity of 1.2 million tonne per annum at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) unit at …
  • Dress to save the planet 28 Sep 2017 17:04 At the Kalakshetra Foundation’s annual “haat”, the assistant at the Tula shop stood wearing a lovely off-white kurta with just the right sliver of block-printed borders on the sleeves and front slit. I joked that I would buy it. “Everyone says that!” she …
  • Asserting rights through theatre 07 Sep 2017 14:23 Despite the heavy rain, the auditorium at the Alliance Francaise was fairly occupied in readiness for the 50th Dance DIScourse curated and hosted by Ashish Khokar, editor of the Attendance Magazine. The evening began with a short video on and a talk by …
  • Unable to pay bribe, man leaves new bike at RTO office in Thiruppur, embarrassing officials 26 Jul 2017 08:17 A man, who was not able to pay bribe for registration of his new scooter, decided to leave his vehicle as payment at the RTO office in Thiruppur with a signboard explaining his decision. Nagaraj from Angeripalayam, Thiruppur bought a two wheeler on June 30 …
  • GST protest: 2000 Tirupur garment units go on strike against 18 pct slab slapped on segment 21 Jul 2017 00:38 Since the cluster is functioning under 90 days credit format (in the value chain), such a high GST will put the sector under financial stress, which will render people jobless going forward, Rajendran said. Nearly 2,000 working units of the knitwear/ …
  • Coimbatore: Man enraged after Axis bank ATM doles out Rs 20 in place of Rs 2000 note 13 Jul 2017 16:58 A man residing in Thiruppur got the shock of his life when he got a Rs 20 note instead of Rs 2000 after withdrawing money from an Axis bank ATM. Kalidas was in need of cash for his medical treatment and had visited the AXIS bank ATM situated at …
  • Listen to this kadhai, monthly 11 Apr 2017 00:34 CHENNAI:Remember the days when you used to sit on the porch and your grandparents would read you favourite story? And, not to miss the discussion after! While, you’re thinking that it has become a thing of the past, ‘Kadhai Kelu’, a new Tamil storytelling …