• Tea production permitted in the Nilgiris subject to Covid-19 norms 30 Mar 2020 11:20 The Nilgiris district Collector Innocent Divya has permitted the ‘processing, production of tea and other associated activities’ subject to strict compliance of the norms and Covid-19 precautionary measures mentioned in her order. On Sunday, she issued an …
  • Many takers for open veg market in Nilgiris 28 Mar 2020 00:39
  • Will ensure essential commodities to public: Nilgiris collector 24 Mar 2020 23:17
  • Coronavirus impact: Nilgiris tea trade grinds to a halt 24 Mar 2020 10:27 Tea trade in the Nilgiris has come to a standstill with the operations of the Coonoor Tea Trade Association (CTTA), warehouses and brokers being shut down till March 30. Consequently, Sale No: 13 of the CTTA auction scheduled for Thursday and Friday has …
  • 142 people being monitored in Nilgiris 24 Mar 2020 00:58
  • TNSTC reduces services by 34% in Coimbatore, Tirupur, Nilgiris 24 Mar 2020 00:58
  • Anti-virus measures at Nilgiris tea plantations 17 Mar 2020 17:15 In the backdrop of the Coronavirus threat, tea plantations in the Nilgiris have started initiatives to protect their workforce. “To strengthen the immunity of our workers and their families, who include migrant workers from North Eastern States, we have …
  • Nilgiris collector takes measures to protect tourists from coronavirus 13 Mar 2020 02:03
  • Nilgiris bans import of chicken 10 Mar 2020 02:48
  • Tea production in the Nilgiris in Jan up 3.57 per cent 13 Feb 2020 13:57 Tea industry in The Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South, has begun 2020 on an encouraging note as production in January was higher than not only January 2019 but the normal level for the month as measured by the five-year mean. Tea …
  • Speeding vehicles in Nilgiris spell doom for leopard cats 06 Feb 2020 08:54 Express News Service COIMBATORE: Motorists come under flak for various reasons and despite efforts to constantly inform them that speed kills, accidents continue to occur in our country at an alarming rate. The phrase "speed kills" does not …
  • Nilgiris: high pesticide levels in potato, carrot 28 Jan 2020 11:25 A study of fruits and vegetables grown in the Nilgiris has found that some of the produce might be harbouring high levels of pesticide, beyond what is considered advisable. This was mainly true of potato and carrot. The study was published in the journal …
  • Tea Board asks Nilgiris factories to pay dues to growers 21 Jan 2020 10:42 Tea Board has directed 15 bought leaf factories in Gudalur tea belt of the Nilgiris district to pay the pending dues to small growers on or before March 24. Tea Board Executive Director M Balaji said these factories had defaulted on paying the minimum …
  • Nilgiris tea production down 15 per cent in 2019 14 Jan 2020 16:50 Tea production in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in the South, was down 14.48 per cent in 2019 over the 2018 calendar year. Tea producing companies in the district have informed the Tea Board that their output in December dropped to 0.96 …
  • Nilgiris made phenomenal impact in arts, environment 01 Jan 2020 22:09 In September a ban was imposed on plastic PET water bottles paving way for cleaner environs in Nilgiris. OOTY: A revisit to 2019 in Nilgiris showed that the hills made some phenomenal impact in science, arts, education and environment. The early part of …
  • Move to limit use of highly toxic pesticides in the Nilgiris 30 Dec 2019 02:13 Efforts are on to limit and eventually eliminate the use of “red” and “yellow-labelled” toxic pesticides in the Nilgiris. Water contamination According to officials in the Horticulture Department, the pesticides marked with the two labels are known to be …
  • Hundreds turn up to witness solar eclipse in the Nilgiris 26 Dec 2019 13:33 Hundreds of residents from across the Nilgiris turned up at the Government Arts College grounds as well as the Radio Astronomy Centre in Udhagamandalam on Thursday to catch a glimpse of the annular solar eclipse, which was clearly visible in the Nilgiris. …
  • How Nilgiris is preparing to shift to 100% organic 25 Dec 2019 09:42
  • Nilgiris tea output down 15 per cent 19 Dec 2019 17:37 Tea production in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in the South, has fallen by 15.19 per cent till November, compared with the same period last year. Although northeast monsoon was active in November, tea estates suffered from low sunshine …
  • Tea Board issues show-cause notice to units in Nilgiris 17 Dec 2019 16:57 PS Sundar The Tea Board has issued show-cause notices to some factories in the Nilgiris for allegedly manufacturing inferior-quality tea. According to Tea Board Executive Director M Balaji, during the inspection conducted by Board officials, these …
  • Officials continue to search for tiger on prowl in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris district 15 Dec 2019 07:50 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Officials from the Forest Department have stated that they are monitoring the movement of a subadult tiger at Eelada village near Kotagiri in the Nilgiris district, on Saturday. Though the picture of the tiger, which is …
  • Nilgiris tea production falls 16.21% 22 Nov 2019 11:57 PS Sundar Despite heavy showers in October, the production of tea in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, was lower than that of October 2018 due to fewer sunshine hours. The Nilgiris received rains on 20 days last month but the …
  • Work to set up first medical college in Nilgiris to begin soon: Tamil Nadu Minister 20 Nov 2019 16:02 This will be first medical college in the area. (Representational image) Work to set up the first medical college in the hilly Nilgiris district will begin soon, Tamil Nadu Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani said on Wednesday. The Centre has …
  • Flood alert sounded in Nilgiris, water released from Avalanche Dam 31 Oct 2019 13:52 By PTI UDHAGAMANDALAM: A flood alert has been sounded here, following the release of water from the Avalanche Dam and the people living in the low-lying areas hav been asked to move to safer places. Due to incessant rains for the last few days in Nilgiris …
  • Karate teacher arrested for sexual assault of minor girl in Nilgiris 30 Oct 2019 14:22 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The All Women Police Station in Gudalur arrested a 35-year-old Karate teacher for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old minor girl. The man has been identified as Sabu Abraham of Selaivayal near Gudalur, police said. Based …
  • Karate teacher arrested for molesting a minor girl of Nilgiris 30 Oct 2019 12:27 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The All Women Police Station in Gudalur arrested a 35-year-old Karate teacher for assaulting a 16-year-old minor girl following the latter’s complaint that she was molested by the master for the past several months. The …
  • Landslides at three places in Nilgiris 22 Oct 2019 02:19 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Maryland in The Nilgiris was the site of two more landslides on Monday. Only a few days ago, a landslide was reported just 400 metres from the recent one. This is the third landslide in this area in a week. State …
  • Stone Bench Films New movie shooting begun in the Nilgiris 18 Sep 2019 00:50 By Chennaivision in Cinema News September 17, 2019 STONE BENCH FILMS FROM THE MAKERS OF “MEYAADHA MAAN & “MERCURY” We are elated to announce that the shooting of our fourth film “Production No.4”, starring the multiple Award winning actor Aishwarya …
  • Flood alert sounded in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris district as Pykara dam brims 05 Sep 2019 14:34 By PTI UDGHAMANDALAMM, TN: With incessant rains lashing the hilly Nilgiris district, all major water bodies are filling up fast and the district administration on Thursday issued a flood alert to those living on the banks of Pykara dam, from where water is …
  • Vulture population on the rise in the Nilgiris 28 Aug 2019 11:39 The population of vultures in the Nilgiris has increased by more than 26 % since 2012, but conservationists and experts who have been monitoring the birds say that major threats, such as deliberate poisoning of cattle carcasses, are still prevalent in the …
  • Restoring the Nilgiris habitat, one acre at a time 24 Aug 2019 16:51 It was six years ago that restoration ecologist Godwin Vasanth Bosco began working on restoring and reintroducing native grasses across the Nilgiris. Being among only a handful of ecologists working on highly degraded habitats in the State, he says that …
  • Invasive plants behind Nilgiris landslides: Madras High Court 24 Aug 2019 02:16 Express News Service COIMBATORE: The aggressive growth of invasive plant species across The Nilgiris was found to have been the reason behind the numerous landslides reported in the district during the recent spell of heavy rain. Based on the results from …
  • India: Timely Co-ordinated response reduces agony of flood affected in Nilgiris 17 Aug 2019 06:00 People of drought-stricken Southern States of India were praying for good monsoon rains. Unfortunately, they received continuous downpour that took away the lives of hundreds of people. The States of Kerala, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhrapradesh, …
  • Allocate Rs 1,000 crore for relief works in Nilgiris: MK Stalin 17 Aug 2019 02:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: DMK president MK Stalin urged the State government to allocate Rs 1,000 crore in the first phase for carrying out relief works in the rain-ravaged Nilgiris district. He wrote a letter to Chief Minister Edappadi K …
  • ₹30 cr. for the Nilgiris as immediate assistance 15 Aug 2019 02:02 In view of the loss to infrastructure due to heavy rain, floods and landslips in the Nilgiris, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Wednesday announced ₹30 crore from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) towards immediate relief operations in the …
  • O Panneerselvam Visits Rain-Hit Nilgiris, Loss Put At Rs 199.23 Crore 13 Aug 2019 22:35 Udhagamandalam: Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Tuesday visited the areas affected by recent unprecedented rains in hilly Nilgiris District and said the loss has been estimated at Rs 199.23 crore. The district received heavy rains in …
  • 140 places in Nilgiris district hit by landslides, says Tamil Nadu CM 13 Aug 2019 16:32 Image Source : FILE IMAGE 140 places in Nilgiris district hit by landslides, says Tamil Nadu CM Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Tuesday said nearly 140 places in the Nilgiris district have been hit by landslides following torrential downpour. He …
  • Showers take short break in Nilgiris, authorities continue efforts to rescue stranded people 12 Aug 2019 06:17 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Four days on, the body of a 43-year-old man trapped in a landslip following heavy downpour in O Valley in Gudalur in the Nilgiris district has not been traced yet. Meanwhile, the revenue, disaster management, and fire …
  • 5 killed in Nilgiris, Noyyal floods houses in Coimbatore 10 Aug 2019 03:08 By Express News Service COIMBATORE/OOTY: In the past two days, at least five persons were killed in The Nilgiris in separate incidents due to the incessant rainfall. As on Friday morning, the Nilgiris recorded an average rainfall of about 220.51 mm …
  • Five dead due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris 09 Aug 2019 18:07 Image Source : PTI Five dead due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris Four women and a man were killed as the Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu recorded the heaviest rains, with the tourist destination of Avalanche receiving 911 mm in a single day. …
  • 2,500 Evacuated As Heavy Rains Batter Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris District 09 Aug 2019 12:59 The Nilgiris district received a record 91 centimetres of rains over the last 24 hours Chennai: More than 2,500 people have been evacuated in the Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu following heavy rains over the last 24 hours. Five people have lost their …
  • Avalanche in Nilgiris records 820 mm rain in a day in Tamil Nadu 08 Aug 2019 21:21 The Avalanche region in the Nilgiris received 820 mm of rain over a 24-hour period till Thursday morning, the highest in Tamil Nadu’s history. With the Nilgiris getting rain since Sunday, a total of 1,717 mm has been recorded in Avalanche alone. Officials …
  • Avalanche in Nilgiris records highest rainfall in Tamil Nadu 08 Aug 2019 13:50 Avalanche, a tourist destination surrounded by rolling landscape in Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu, has received 82 cm rain in the last 24 hours, the highest this season, the weather department said Thursday. The phenomenon is likely to continue, it said, …
  • Water ATMs set up in 70 spots in Nilgiris to quench tourists’ thirst 04 Aug 2019 20:01 Nilgiris District Collector, J. Innocent Divya, said awareness programmes would be conducted from August 10 to sensitise tourists about how to use the water ATMs and to reinforce the message that the Nilgiris was a “plastic-free district”. Action would be …
  • National bartender competition adds colour to monsoon flavour in Nilgiris 21 Jun 2019 21:54 Ooty: The two-day ultimate bartender championship, a national competition, which concluded here at Savoy- IHCL SeleQtions hotel here on Thursday night brought flair to the monsoon. When modern Nilgiris is celebrating its bicentenary and the Savoy hotel has …
  • Shadow Of Love claims Nilgiris Gold Trophy 31 May 2019 14:12 Shadow Of Love (Ashhad Asbar up) won the Nilgiris Gold Trophy, the Chief event of the races held here on Friday (May 31). The winner is owned by Mr. K. Sashabindu Das, Mr. N. Suresh & Mr. K. Vittal and trained by Mandanna. 1. TIGER HILLS PLATE (1,100m …
  • Nilgiris clime highly conducive for ‘passion fruit’ 26 May 2019 00:05  Stating that Nilgiris, especially, the Coonoor slopes proved to be highly suitable for the 'Passion fruit' cultivation, Mr. Shiva Subramanian Samraj, joint director of Horticulture in Nilgiris, said that this fruit plant is a creeper. Coonoor: …
  • Nilgiris Election Result 2019: DMK’s A Raja beat M Thiyagarajan of AIADMK 24 May 2019 09:43
  • Raja romps home in the Nilgiris 23 May 2019 19:33 Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam’s A. Raja emerged a comfortable winner, contesting the Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency seat, garnering 2.05 lakh votes more than his nearest competitor M. Thiyagarajan of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. Counting started …
  • Ex-Telecom Minister A Raja wins Nilgiris seat 23 May 2019 13:29
  • Nilgiris’tea output less than normal 17 May 2019 21:12 Tea producing companies in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, have reported to the Tea Board that their production has fallen in April due to less rains and reduced precipitation in the soil as also a relatively higher …
  • Royal Currency strikes it rich in the Nilgiris Derby Stakes 12 May 2019 13:26 B. Suresh-trained Royal Currency, piloted by A. Imran Khan, claimed the Nilgiris Derby Stakes, the star attraction of the season held here on Sunday (May. 12). The winner is the property of M.A.M. Ramaswamy Chettiar of Chettinad Charitable Trust. Suresh …
  • Castilian lives up to its billing in Nilgiris 2000 Guineas 28 Apr 2019 12:39 Vishal Gaikwad-trained Castilian, ridden by P. Trevor, claimed the Nilgiris 2000 Guineas, the second classic of the season held here on Sunday (April 28). The winner is the property of M/s. Five Stars Shipping Co. Pvt. Ltd. Jockey C. Umesh rode three …
  • Cape Kidnappers wins Nilgiris 1000 Guineas 22 Apr 2019 01:43 Cape Kidnappers (P. Sai Kumar astride) won the Nilgiris 1000 Guineas, the first Classic of the season held here on Sunday (April 21). The winner is the property of M/s. Rajagiri Rubber & Produce Co. Ltd. and trained by Shehzad Abbas. 1. MINI GARDEN …
  • 10 in fray for Nilgiris LS seat 27 Mar 2019 18:43 The nominations of five candidates, including one from the Naam Tamilar Katchi, were rejected by the Returning Officer for Nilgiris Lok Sabha constituency and District Collector, J. Innocent Divya. Speaking to reporters here, Ms. Divya said that the …
  • Strawberries cherry-picked from Nilgiris 25 Mar 2019 11:17 The Nilgiris, known for its teas, potatoes, carrots and a range of exotic vegetables, is witnessing farmers going in for strawberries too. Strawberry plants were grown in the Nilgiris, especially in Thambatty area, as early as 100 years ago, says Premnath …
  • Tea production in the Nilgiris till Feb down 9% 22 Mar 2019 15:00 PS Sundar Tea companies in The Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in the South, have reported to the Tea Board that their production in February was 0.71 million kg (mkg) against 0.78 mkg in February 2018, marking a loss of 8.97 per cent. The loss …
  • International award to this tea from the Nilgiris 14 Mar 2019 11:58 Glendale Estate near Coonoor has won the coveted ‘Silver Medal’ in the Global Tea Championship (GTC). “This is the second consecutive year we are wining ‘Silver Medal’ in the GTC. In GTC’s 2019 edition held in the US, the ‘Glendale Twirl’ tea got …
  • Raze 821 illegal buildings on Nilgiris elephant corridor: Amicus curiae 10 Mar 2019 01:06 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Supreme Court-appointed amicus curiae has recommended the sealing and demolition of 821 illegal constructions, except tribal houses, allegedly built within The Nilgiris elephant corridor, notified under the Tamil Nadu …
  • The nilgiris reports 15% more tea production 28 Feb 2019 14:17 Our Correspondent The year 2019 has started on a better note for The Nilgiris tea sector, the largest tea growing district in South India. Tea compnies here have reported to the Tea Board that the production in January 2019 rose to 0.84 mkg from 0.73 mkg …
  • Nilgiris Mountain Railway coaches to get makeover 25 Feb 2019 20:15 The Southern Railway is all set to replace the four-decade-old coaches of its Nilgiris Mountain Railway with a new set of modern stainless steel coaches which will have cushioned seats and large windowpanes to offer travellers a panoramic view throughout …
  • Nilgiris Collector asked report on lease granted for ‘river’ area 17 Feb 2019 00:40 By Express News Service CHENNAI: THE Madras High Court has called for reports from The Nilgiris Collector and Revenue Officer as to under what circumstances, leases were granted to individuals on a land in Coonoor taluk, which according to records is …
  • Madras HC directs Nilgiris Collector to remove waterbody encroachments 19 Jan 2019 02:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has directed The Nilgiris Collector to remove encroachments on water bodies in the district. Justice S M Subramaniam gave the directive while disposing of a batch of writ petitions, pending for 14 …
  • Ramya Reddy’s ode to the Nilgiris 16 Jan 2019 18:54 Travel is an answer to most questions and dilemmas that we leave unanswered and unattended. Imagine being so inspired by a trip or stay at a particular place that you let it stir the wheels of your life for you? Well, that is exactly what happened in …
  • Nature-laid white carpet too good to resist in The Nilgiris 12 Jan 2019 02:21 Express News Service COONOOR: The Nilgiris is presently wearing the typical winter countenance but with an unusually prolonged and dense frost spread. “This is the first occasion in my lifetime I am seeing so dense frost and that too, almost every early …
  • Nilgiris tea production up 2.5% in 2018 11 Jan 2019 15:57 Tea companies in The Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, have reported to the Tea Board that their production in calendar 2018 had risen 2.52 per cent over 2017. December 2018 was a better cropping month in The Nilgiris because of …
  • Ideal weather strengthens tea output in Nilgiris 29 Nov 2018 14:32 Tea plantations in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, have informed the Tea Board that production in October was up 12.84 per cent as compared with that of October 2017. Good rainfall and adequate hours of sunshine led to better …
  • Nilgiris tea production rises 13% in Oct 29 Nov 2018 13:52 Tea plantations in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, have informed the Tea Board that production in October was up 12.84 per cent as compared with that of October 2017. Good rainfall and adequate hours of sunshine led to better …
  • Nilgiris’ Q3 tea production down 17% 17 Oct 2018 15:10 Tea production in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, has fallen compared to last year. Tea companies in the district have informed the Tea Board that in September their production dropped to 1.23 million kg (mkg) from 1.49 mkg …
  • Ooty accident: Car plunges into Nilgiris gorge; 5 tourists killed, 2 found alive after 48 hours 04 Oct 2018 17:51 Representational imageYouTube Screengrab A car which fell down the Ooty-Kalhatty ghat road on Monday morning was found on Wednesday afternoon with two out of the seven travellers alive.  An initial inquiry suggested that the driver of the car lost control …
  • 48 hours after car slipped into Nilgiris gorge and killed five, two finally rescued 04 Oct 2018 02:09 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: For over 48 hours, two men lay trapped with the bodies of their five friends in the mangled remains of a car that slipped into a gorge on Kalhatti-Masinagudi Ghat Road in Nilgiris, until they were rescued on Wednesday.   …
  • Nilgiris deputy tahsildar dies of suspected swine flu 02 Oct 2018 02:23 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: A deputy tahsildar from Nilgiris district died of suspected H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, attack at Coimbatore Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on Monday evening. Abdul Rahman, a native of Mettupalayam, who …
  • Leptospirosis: preventive measures stepped up in the Nilgiris 10 Sep 2018 16:00 The Health Department is taking steps to control the spread of leptospirosis, after two people from the Nilgiris were confirmed to have been infected with leptospira bacteria recently. Deputy Director of Health Services S. Porkudi told The Hindu that since …
  • British couple on honeymoon hires special train to Nilgiris 01 Sep 2018 10:42 — By PTI | Sep 01, 2018 03:33 pm Coimbatore: A young couple from England became the first to charter the special train, introduced by Southern Railway, for a one-way trip from Mettupalayam to Udhagamandalam, to spend their honeymoon in the hills. Graham …
  • Floods and rains brighten the tea prospects in the Nilgiris! 28 Aug 2018 16:40 The floods in Kerala and parts of Tamil Nadu covering Valparai have caused a shortfall in the supply of tea from these regions and to that extent increased the demand for the teas at Coonoor Tea Trade Association. “We have been noticing an increase in the …
  • Higher tea production in the Nilgiris 17 Aug 2018 14:44 The Nilgiris received good rains in July helping increased harvest of green leaf and hence the manufacture of black tea. Tea Companies have now informed the Tea Board that their production in July rose to 1.38 million kg (mkg) from 1.21 mkg in July 2017, …
  • Tamil Nadu: Illegal resorts located on Nilgiris elephant corridor sealed 12 Aug 2018 14:48 By PTI COIMBATORE: Nineteen resorts constructed on the elephant corridor in Nilgiris district were sealed by the authorities today in compliance with a Supreme Court order directing a crackdown on illegal structures in the area. The process of sealing 27 …
  • Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve: Where jumbos can walk free again 12 Aug 2018 03:21 When revenue officials in the Nilgiris ordered the management of Glanton Inn, one of 27 illegal resorts in the buffer zone of the Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR), to pull down hoardings outside the hotel on Friday, it was the culmination of an almost eight- …
  • Supreme Court cracks the whip: Close 27 resorts along elephant path in the Nilgiris 10 Aug 2018 00:41 A herd in the Telalia wetlands of Meghalaya. There were incidents of elephant deaths in rail or road accidents or by electrocution. (Photo AP/ Representational) The Supreme Court Thursday ordered closure of 27 resorts allegedly encroaching upon …
  • SC: Seal 27 resorts in Nilgiris within 48 hours 09 Aug 2018 22:38 NEW DELHI: Cracking whip on resort owners who have illegally constructed hotels and restaurants in the picturesque Nilgiris mountains in Tamil Nadu on protected land of elephant corridor, the Supreme Court on Thursday directed the state to seal 27 resorts …
  • SC asks TN to seal 11 resorts on Nilgiris elephant corridor within 48 hrs 09 Aug 2018 11:00 The Supreme Court on Thursday directed the Tamil Nadu government to seal or close down within 48 hours 11 resorts and hotels constructed on the elephant corridor of Nilgiris in violation of law. A Bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur directed the owners …
  • Supreme Court asks Tamil Nadu to seal 11 resorts on Nilgiris elephant corridor within 48 hours 09 Aug 2018 08:20 The Supreme Court today directed the Tamil Nadu government to seal or close down within 48 hours 11 resorts and hotels constructed on the elephant corridor of Nilgiris in violation of law. A bench headed by Justice Madan B Lokur directed the owners of the …
  • Nilgiris h1 tea output down 3% 18 Jul 2018 14:40 The Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, received good rains in June helping increased harvest of green leaf and hence the manufacture of black tea. Tea Companies in the district have informed the Tea Board that their production in …
  • For a slice of exotica: from broccoli to zucchini, exotic crops charm Nilgiris farmers 09 Jul 2018 07:56 For M. Kari, a farmer at Kookalthorai area in the Nilgiris, cultivation of broccoli and iceberg lettuce for the past 10 years has meant an assured income from agriculture. On his four-acre farm, he grows carrot, beetroot and also some varieties of exotic …
  • After wooing world with 'Chaiyya, Chaiyya', Nilgiris Mountain Railways eyeing more tourist attractions 06 Jul 2018 19:46 The train service is a major tourist attraction as it winds its way through picturesque valleys and has been accorded World Heritage Status by UNESCO. The heritage Nilgiris Mountain Railway (NMR), operating the popular mountain train services to the famous …
  • Death toll in Nilgiris bus mishap rises to nine 16 Jun 2018 01:14 By PTI COIMBATORE: The death toll in the bus mishap in the hilly Nilgiris district went up to nine today with two more people succumbing to injuries. Seven passengers were killed and 27 others injured, some of them seriously, when the bus fell into the 500 …
  • Ban on 17 types of plastics comes into force in Nilgiris 13 Jun 2018 01:20 Ooty: With the gazette notification completed, a ban on 17 types of plastic products and two types of paper cups, has come into force in Nilgiris district. Provision for heavy fines for violations has been made in the order. While the announcement made by …
  • Tourist bus topples in Nilgiris district, two dead  27 May 2018 01:05 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Two passengers died and several others injured after a private tourist bus that was on its way to Bengaluru from Ooty went off the road near Frog Hills in Nilgiris district on Saturday night.  The bus carrying 29 …
  • Tea output in the Nilgiris 9.11% less than normal 22 May 2018 16:06 Tea production was below the normal level in the Nilgiris in the first four months of current calendar going by the five-year mean. The tea companies produced 4.09 mkg against 4.91 mkg in the corresponding period last year, marking a decline of 16.71 per …
  • Nilgiris bought-leaf factories shut shop over pricing issue 11 May 2018 17:05 Tea factories in the small-scale sector, popularly called bought-leaf factories, in the Nilgiris have closed operations from Thursday. They say the price of green leaf set by the Tea Board is unviable. “The Tea Board has fixed the price of green leaf we …
  • Nilgiris Q1 tea output down 19 Apr 2018 01:58 The setback witnessed in tea production in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, in January and February continued in March as well. The production was below the normal level as measured by the five-year mean for the month and the …
  • Nilgiris tea output below normal this year 31 Mar 2018 22:30 The setback witnessed in tea production in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in South India, in January continued in February as well. The production was below the normal level as measured by the five-year mean for the month and period. Tea …
  • Steam Locomotive Back On Nilgiris Mountain Railway After 5 Years 31 Mar 2018 21:40 Coimbatore:  After five years, a train hauled by a steam locomotive today began its run from Mettupalayam to Coonoor in the Nilgiris Mountain Railway (NMR) section, official sources said. The "Heritage Steam Voyage" of the summer special train, …
  • Steam locomotive back on Nilgiris Mountain Railway after five years 31 Mar 2018 20:27
  • Nilgiris tea industry begins 2018 with production loss 09 Feb 2018 11:45 The year 2018 has begun on a setback for the tea producers in the Nilgiris as production in the opening month has fallen below January 2017 levels and the normal as measured by the five-year mean for the month. Tea companies in the district have reported …
  • Nilgiris tea output up 29% in 2017 27 Jan 2018 07:49 Coonoor, January 26:   Tea producing companies in the Nilgiris, the largest tea growing district in the South, have informed the Tea Board that their production in calendar 2017 has increased by 28.81 per cent over 2016. This happened because they produced …
  • Bengaluru's first iconicdepartment store Nilgiris to relocate 09 Jan 2018 20:34 DH News Service, Bengaluru, Jan 10 2018, 1:49 IST Nilgiris shop at MG Road in Bangalore on Saturday. Photo by B K JanardhanThe Nilgiris store on Brigade Road The first Nilgiris supermarket, a well-known landmark on Brigade Road, will move out of the space …
  • Tour of Nilgiris: 128 cyclists reach Mysuru 11 Dec 2017 06:34 MYSURU: THE 10th edition of the Tour of Nilgiris (TfN), the annual tour of RideACycle Foundation, with 128 cyclists reached Mysuru on Sunday morning. The famous tour, which has attracted celebrity cyclists, was flagged off from Bengaluru earlier. The …
  • Cyclists reach Mysuru as part of Tour of Nilgiris 11 Dec 2017 03:21 The Tour of Nilgiris (TfN), an annual cycle expedition passing through Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, brought 128 cyclists to Mysuru on Sunday evening. The cyclists, who set out from Bengaluru on Sunday morning, pedalled through 167 km of National …
  • Nilgiris planters seek action against tea adulteration 28 Sep 2017 18:01 Coonoor, September 28:   Nilgiri planters have urged the Tea Board and district administration to take severe action against rampant adulteration of tea in the picnic spots of the district. “Some unscrupulous retailers are selling packet teas in the market …
  • Banker Job Cuts Will Be Back, Sooner or Later 30 Mar 2020 13:08 Unlike the crisis of 2008, the stresses on markets and the economy are not of banks’ making but they could be as severe. Policymakers have rushed through stimulus and eased lenders’ capital requirements to soften the blow. As they grapple with the …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 17 new coronavirus cases; tally goes up to 67 30 Mar 2020 12:57 Civic officials in Chennai carry out a door-to-door drive in the residential areas where patients have tested positive for coronavirus. (Express Photo) As many as 17 more people tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu Monday, taking the total number …
  • Tamil Nadu sees biggest jump with 17 new COVID-19 cases, five in Chennai 30 Mar 2020 10:59 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In the biggest jump in Tamil Nadu so far, 17 more people tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday, taking the total to 67, said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. Of the 17 cases, 10 are in Erode district, five in Chennai …
  • Of 17 new cases, four are family contacts of COVID-19 patient in Chennai 30 Mar 2020 10:38 Four family contacts of a patient in the city have tested positive for coronavirus. They are amongst the 17 new positive cases reported on Monday. A 25-year-old man, a resident of West Mambalam, who had returned from the USA, had tested positive. Now, four …
  • Recession in Nigeria now inevitable – Economists 30 Mar 2020 10:18 Renowned economist, Mr. Bismarck Rewane, at the weekend, said that a recession in Nigeria is now inevitable. Rewane, who is a member of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC), stated this in a report released by his firm. Citing the Central Bank …
  • Detention without evidence: Police to have it rough 30 Mar 2020 09:52 By JOSEPH WANGUI More by this Author Police for long have used the pretext of incomplete investigations to detain suspects for unnecessarily lengthy periods. To circumvent the constitutional requirement of producing suspects in court within 24 hours, …
  • What's up with that rock? China's moon rover finds something strange on the far side. 30 Mar 2020 09:23 China's Yutu-2 lunar rover has discovered what appear to be relatively young rocks during its recent exploration activities on the lunar far side. The Chang'e-4 mission's rover imaged the scattered, apparently lighter-colored rocks during lunar …
  • NCDEX Turmeric under long liquidation; Support seen at 5702 30 Mar 2020 07:40 NCDEX Chana under short covering; Support seen at 4168 MCX Cotton under fresh selling; Support seen at 16020 NCDEX Jeera under short covering; Resistance seen at 14300 MCX Copper under fresh buying; Support seen at 373.3 NCDEX Mustard Seed under short …
  • 8 more corona cases in TN, doctor affected, health status of 1,500 people under concern 30 Mar 2020 07:06 Eight more persons have tested positive for Coronavirus (Covid-19) in Tamil Nadu on Sunday (29 March), increasing the number of those affected by the pandemic to 50. All the eight persons had got infected from the two Thai Tablighi Jamaat preachers, part …
  • The actual manipulation of elections results is ‘Criminal’ 30 Mar 2020 06:15 Mar 30, 2020 Letters 0 DEAR EDITOR, Free, fair, and regular elections are the cornerstone of democracy. But elections cannot be free and fair when one public official in the election body meddles with the rules or unfairly tilts the playing field in favour …
  • 10-month-old among eight fresh cases; State tally hits 50 30 Mar 2020 06:14 Eight persons, including four from the same family and an infant, tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, Health Secretary Beela Rajesh said. All of them had come into contact with two Thai nationals who had also tested positive for the disease. This takes …
  • Two new roadmaps lay out possible paths to end coronavirus lockdowns - STAT 30 Mar 2020 02:47 With Covid-19 racing through the country, the United States is virtually locked down. At the same time, the yearning among Americans to reopen their communities grows, as does their desire to return to some semblance of normality. In an effort to chart a …
  • An open letter to the police in a time of Covid-19 30 Mar 2020 02:03 By RNZ These are unprecedented times and the government on March 25 made a State of National Emergency declaration - only the second time in New Zealand history that this has been done. Authorities now have the power to close roads and public places; …
  • 10-month-old baby among eight new COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu 30 Mar 2020 00:40 By Express News Service CHENNAI/COIMBATORE/ERODE: Eight more persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, taking the total tally to 50. Three of these are from the same household, including a 10-month-old baby boy and his mother who is a doctor …
  • Coronavirus | Concern over health status of 1,500 who attended conference in Delhi 29 Mar 2020 23:32 Health authorities in Tamil Nadu are worried about the health status of about 1,500 people from Tamil Nadu, who reportedly attended a Thowheed Jamaath conference in Nizamuddin, Delhi. They are equally concerned about the possibility of cases spreading from …
  • Containment efforts in full swing, says Tamil Nadu government 29 Mar 2020 23:02 By Express News Service Residents of the Railway Colony in Erode are currently being monitored by health officials and are under home quarantine. The Erode hospital, where the doctor previously worked, was also disinfected and closed.   Patient attended …
  • Is Edwards Lifesciences Stock a Buy? 29 Mar 2020 22:32 As the economy continues to struggle under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, investors have seen stock prices plummet. While some healthcare stocks directly involved in combating the virus experienced nice gains, many otherwise healthy companies saw …
  • Covid-19: Two cured and discharged, 8 new cases in TN 29 Mar 2020 16:03 Chennai, March 29 (IANS) Two Covid-19 patients were discharged from a Tamil Nadu hospital while eight persons were found to be coronavirus positive on Sunday as the fifth day of the nationwide lockdown passed off peacefully in the state. With the eight new …
  • How this moment could change us for the better 29 Mar 2020 14:18 A pandemic disease reveals our social stratification — who can work from home and who cannot, who has financial reserves and who does not. As in any crisis, the most vulnerable will have worse outcomes because they begin with worse health and have fewer …
  • SA needs to restructure the economy to resolve inequality and unemployment 29 Mar 2020 13:50 By Miyelani Mkhabela 5m ago Share this article: ShareTweetShareShareShareEmailShare JOHANNESBURG – Moody's investors Services on their November 2019 report highlighted: “Socio-economic features in South Africa including structurally high unemployment …
  • There is still time for Harmon, Trotman and Granger to salvage part of their discredited reputation 29 Mar 2020 07:06 Dear Editor, APNU’s strongman Joseph Harmon seems to have a knack for pre-empting decisions of high and independent bodies – such as GECOM and the Courts. On March 5, he misled APNU’s assembled supporters that “you can do the Maths and you know what is ( …
  • The week that was in 10 stocks: Bajaj Finserv tanks, Piramal shines; over 500 smallcaps erode wealth 29 Mar 2020 05:35 Benchmark equity indices Sensex and Nifty extended their fall for the sixth straight week due to heavy selling in the equity market amid lockdowns in major global economies to contain coronavirus pandemic. The 30-share Sensex declined 0.34 per cent to 29, …
  • Coronavirus: Recession looms as Lagos, others lockdown economy 29 Mar 2020 04:25 •Global economic outlook has grave implications for Nigeria –Oniha     As Lagos, Nigeria’s economic hub and many other states in the country lock down their states to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, PAUL OGBUOKIRI reports that the economic …
  • Multi-sectoral response to Covid-19 needed to protect the most vulnerable   29 Mar 2020 00:52 by Didier Trebucq United Nations Resident Coordinator Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean The Covid-19 pandemic is one of the most urgent health, economic, and social crises the world has faced in decades. To date, over 600,000 cases and more than 25,000 …
  • First the pandemic, then the flood 28 Mar 2020 23:50 For many people living on the shores of Lake Ontario, COVID-19 isn’t their only problem. The lake is 21 centimetres higher than it was at this time last year and 51 centimetres above the long-term average. And the water won’t stop rising for many weeks. …
  • IMF chief says global economy now in recession 28 Mar 2020 16:44 (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund said Friday it is clear that the global economy has now entered a recession that could be as bad or worse than the 2009 downturn. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said the 189-nation lending …
  • Let's not forget the poor during the crisis 28 Mar 2020 15:46 Not everyone experiences pandemics in the same way. A tiny sliver of the world's population has access to high-quality health care should they succumb to infection. Most of those performing low-paying shift work or agricultural jobs do not. People …
  • Global economy has entered recession amid coronavirus pandemic: IMF 28 Mar 2020 11:32 WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM The International Monetary Fund said Friday that the global economy has fallen into a recession, with economic and social activities increasingly curtailed in many countries in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus …
  • Recyclers seek detention, demurrage fee waiver on imported scrap 28 Mar 2020 11:32 The Material Recycling Association of India has urged the Centre to waive off the detention and demurrage charges for 30 days in order to rescue recyclers who are caught unawares in country-wide lockdown. The recycling industry, which imports metal and …
  • Who can trade in stock futures and what are the pros and cons 28 Mar 2020 08:10 By DK Aggarwal The stocks futures market is not everyone’s cup of tea. Speculators such as position traders, day traders, swing traders and hedgers usually trade in stock futures. Hedgers use futures to hedge price movements of underlying assets. The …
  • Coronavirus impact: World 'clearly' in recession that will be worse than 2009, says IMF 28 Mar 2020 07:18 UK PM Boris Johnson tests positive for Coronavirus The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has confirmed that the world has "clearly entered a recession" that will be worse than the global economic crisis in 2009 after reassessment of growth …
  • Squandering a rare opportunity 28 Mar 2020 06:42 Afghan­istan govern­ment has often become a self-servin­g means of enrich­ing politi­cal elites with ethnoc­entric agenda­s The Untied States deeply regrets that Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah were unable to agree on an inclusive government to run …
  • ‘EXPLOITING OUR PANIC’: Dark motive behind China’s grand gesture 28 Mar 2020 05:53 China is supplying millions of masks and other desperately-needed items to struggling governments around the world. The Chinese Communist Party has flown gloves and protective clothing to Liberia, sent 100,000 test kits to the Philippines, and sent out a …
  • IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva: We have entered recession 28 Mar 2020 04:19 The world is in the face of a devastating impact due to the coronavirus pandemic and has clearly entered a recession, the International Monetary Fund said on Friday, but projected a recovery next year. "We have reassessed the prospects for growth for …
  • The real social distancing 28 Mar 2020 04:02 We are living in unsettling times. We are surrounded by images showing us exponential growth curves of COVID-19, or the coronavirus, cases around the U.S. and beyond, in what is now a global pandemic. The situation is even more baffling, anxiety-filled and …
  • Nine more test positive for COVID-19; number of cases touches 38 in T.N. 28 Mar 2020 03:15 In its highest single day increase so far, Tamil Nadu recorded nine more positive cases of COVID-19 on Friday. With this, the State has 38 cases of COVID-19. Of the nine, six patients had come in contact with previously positive patients. However, the …
  • IMF’s Georgieva Says World In Recession, Urges Funds for Emerging-Market Nations 28 Mar 2020 02:37 International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Kristalina Georgieva says the global economy has already been thrust into a recession because of the coronavirus pandemic and she urged countries to respond with “very massive” spending programs to avoid a flood of …
  • Nigeria may enter recession in six months –Finance minister 28 Mar 2020 00:58 Nike Popoola and Ifeanyi Onuba The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has warned that the Nigerian economy may slide into recession if the coronavirus pandemic continues for the next six months. She stated this during her …
  • Global economy has entered a recession amid coronavirus pandemic, says IMF head 28 Mar 2020 00:41 The head of the International Monetary Fund said Friday it is clear that the global economy has now entered a recession that could be as bad or worse than the 2009 downturn. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said the 189-nation lending agency was …
  • Doc who treated Thai patients in Erode develops symptoms 28 Mar 2020 00:39
  • Fisherman stranded in Mangaluru reach Erode 28 Mar 2020 00:39
  • Unite Behind Science! 28 Mar 2020 00:16 Mar. 27 /CSRwire/ - Originally posted on LinkedIn As I write this, the world holds its breath. The global COVID 19 pandemic, the coronavirus, affects many infected and worried people around the globe. Countless doctors, nurses and medical workers …
  • Zero Defects International and Skyla Providing Uninterrupted CAM Services 27 Mar 2020 23:55 Zero Defects International (ZDI) and its strategic partner, Skyla have announced measures taken to maintain and, as necessary, increase their printed circuit board front-end engineering CAM service capabilities in response to demand from their North …
  • Android apps are snooping on your installed software 27 Mar 2020 23:31 Android apps are snooping on other software on your device – and that could tell shady advertising companies more about you than you’d like. The news emerged this week in a paper from researchers in Italy, the Netherlands, and Switzerland. The privacy …
  • Officials Debate Whether Gun Stores Are 'Essential' During Coronavirus Outbreak 27 Mar 2020 23:06 Andrea Schry (right) fills out the buyer's part of legal forms to buy a handgun as shop worker Missy Morosky fills out the vendor's parts after Dukes Sport Shop in New Castle, Pa., reopened on Wednesday. Keith Srakocic/AP hide caption toggle …
  • The unsung customer-loyalty hero? The post-purchase experience 27 Mar 2020 22:17 Global consumers’ appetite for imported goods is increasing as our world continues to get smaller. However, in the quest to create a seamless ordering and shipping experience to acquire new global customers, companies often squander opportunities to …
  • AutoWeb, Inc. (AUTO) CEO Jared Rowe on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 27 Mar 2020 21:47 AutoWeb, Inc. (NASDAQ:AUTO) Q4 2019 Earnings Conference Call March 27, 2020 8:30 AM ET Company Participants Sean Mansouri - Managing Director, Gateway Investor Relations Jared Rowe - President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph Hannan - Executive Vice …
  • UW Extension specialist suggests ways to cope with coronavirus income loss 27 Mar 2020 21:00 LARAMIE — Wyomingites need to respond aggressively to the coronavirus rapidly disrupting jobs, said a University of Wyoming Extension personal finance specialist. Gov. Mark Gordon’s order to close public spaces meant those who work in the entertainment, …
  • IMF head says global economy is in recession 27 Mar 2020 20:40 The head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the global economy has entered a recession that could be worse than the 2009 downturn. IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva said the 189-nation lending agency is forecasting a recovery in …
  • IMF head says global economy now in recession 27 Mar 2020 19:49 Martin Crutsinger, Ap Economics Writer Updated 12:37 pm PDT, Friday, March 27, 2020 WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund said Friday it is clear that the global economy has now entered a recession that could be as bad or worse than …
  • The Week In Russia: Reality, Perception, And Luck 27 Mar 2020 19:45 To receive Steve Gutterman's Week In Russia each week via e-mail, subscribe by clicking here. At one point in the classic Soviet comedy whose title translates clumsily as The Diamond Arm, the actor Andrei Mironov breaks out into a song called Bad Luck …
  • Dozens of poorer nations seek IMF help amid coronavirus crisis 27 Mar 2020 18:50 More than 80 poor and middle-income countries have sought financial help from the International Monetary Fund in recent weeks as they struggle to cope with the economic fallout from the Covid-19 epidemic. Kristalina Georgieva, the head of the IMF, said the …
  • Coronavirus fears amplify needs, mistrust for NC undocumented workers 27 Mar 2020 18:39 Immigrant advocates hold a press conference on the federal courthouse steps in Asheville in 2018. Last week, an immigration advocacy group in North Carolina held a press conference online only, due to the coronavirus crisis, which has heightened concerns …
  • National bills coming due, with risk; consumers see it, too 27 Mar 2020 18:04 Updated 10:58 am PDT, Friday, March 27, 2020 FILE - In this Wednesday, March 25, 2020 file photo, American Airlines jets sit idly at their gates as a jet arrives at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. The Trump administration is raising the …
  • Coronavirus: Volunteers in Tamil Nadu are helping distribute food and care for elderly 27 Mar 2020 16:55 No Food Waste is a Coimbatore-based non-profit organisation that has been in the service of redistributing the excess food to the needy for the past six years. (Express photo by Janardhan Koushik) The 21-day lockdown has taken a toll on the livelihood of …
  • Justice Daniel Kelly's claim to 'maverick' title is based on an old analysis 27 Mar 2020 15:40 State Supreme Court Justice Daniel Kelly likes to paint himself as a "constitutional textualist." Kelly’s bid to hold onto his seat against Dane County Circuit Judge Jill Karofsky in the April 7, 2020 election has pitted conservatives and …
  • KOLB: ‘Big Government’ Isn’t Coming For Our Civil Liberties Through The Coronavirus Pandemic 27 Mar 2020 15:35 Editor’s note: We endeavor to bring you the top voices on current events representing a range of perspectives. Below is a column arguing that the government response to coronavirus has been reasonable and does not permanently endanger civil liberties. You …
  • Southwest looks to avoid layoffs, Fitch sees US credit risks 27 Mar 2020 13:16 Updated 6:04 am PDT, Friday, March 27, 2020 FILE - In this Wednesday, March 25, 2020 file photo, American Airlines jets sit idly at their gates as a jet arrives at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix. The Trump administration is raising the …
  • Trudeau learns a lesson on grabbing power during a pandemic 27 Mar 2020 12:57 On the other hand, it is the job of opposition parties in a democratic system to oppose. Canada’s Conservative Party is only a few months away from selecting its nominee to face off against Trudeau in the country’s next general election — which, given the …
  • Secondary metal producers crumble under lockdown, shipping cos add to woes 27 Mar 2020 11:59 Secondary metal producers which cumulatively contribute to nearly half of India's ferrous and non-ferrous metal consumption are facing a double-whammy due to the spread of coronavirus (Covid -19) in both, India and overseas. Since its outbreak in Wuhan …
  • Dow set to tumble after leaving a bear market: March 27, 2020 27 Mar 2020 11:35 The United States is racking up tremendous debt in its effort to rescue the economy during what looks to be a very deep recession. That could put its credit rating at risk, says Fitch Ratings. The credit-rating agency said the risk of a downgrade -- soon …
  • Top 90s TV shows that are a must-watch 27 Mar 2020 11:15 Are you one of those people that can never get enough of classics? Well, the 90s TV shows are some of the most entertaining, and educational shows of all time. A lot has happened over the years, but one thing remains consistent, and that is the fact that …
  • New York Community Bancorp: Modestly Undervalued But Dividend Limits Long Term Appeal 27 Mar 2020 11:14 New York Community Bancorp (NYCB) attracts frequent attention for its high dividend yield. The high dividend payout ratio, however, limits the company's potential appeal from a capital appreciation standpoint since it limits the company's ability …
  • COVID-19's impact and possible solutions 27 Mar 2020 10:51 The novel coronavirus has been wreaking havoc throughout the world, and projections are that what is to come will be even more dire than what we are experiencing today. Covid-19 has an impact on both the social and economic framework, in a very extreme way …
  • How the Partisan Media Are Harming America's Pandemic Response 27 Mar 2020 10:35 In the face of the country's dire health crisis, our country's political leaders are recognizing the importance of instilling confidence in governmental leadership, putting aside partisan differences.  But the mainstream media are viewing this …
  • Artist shows how famous landmarks will be affected by climate change with shockling images 27 Mar 2020 08:38 27 Mar 2020 07:55 187 Our world is changing rapidly and with climate change racing forward travel destinations are becoming more and more at risk of becoming damaged beyond repair. In even just a short space of time, our favourite landmarks from around the …
  • IDC Expects Canada’s ICT Market to Face a Significant Slowdown in Technology Spending in 2020 and Beyond 27 Mar 2020 07:57 IDC Expects Canada’s ICT Market to Face a Significant Slowdown in Technology Spending in 2020 and Beyond TORONTO, ON., March 26, 2020 — The coronavirus outbreak across the world and the necessary containment measures put in place by governments will …
  • Fitch Affirms U.S. Sovereign Ratings At 'AAA' 27 Mar 2020 05:22 Fitch Ratings affirmed the sovereign ratings of the United States at 'AAA' with a stable outlook, citing its structural strengths. However, the rating agency cautioned that high fiscal deficits and debt, which were rising even before the onset of …
  • India facing the COVID-19 challenge with determination and concern 27 Mar 2020 03:00 From the first rumblings of the novel coronavirus, back in late December, to an unprecedented total lockdown of over 1.3 billion people, India has taken on the emergency with unexpectedly low losses so far. Despite fears of massive outbreaks due to a …
  • Earthworks completed, company continues coal sector growth 27 Mar 2020 02:50 At the end of February this year, local bulk earthworks solutions provider Icon Group finalised the earthworks for an expansion of coal miner Canyon Coal’s opencast Phalanndwa Colliery. The colliery, situated east of Delmas, in Mpumalanga, is expected to …
  • The legislature meets in separate quarters, starts approval process for emergency spending changes 27 Mar 2020 02:32 KEEPING DISTANCE: The Senate, with some members seated in galleries, recites the Pledge of Allegiance. The special session of the General Assembly opened at 1 p.m., with House away from the Capitol and with the coronavinus case toll in Arkansas, the reason …
  • Citi, Morgan Stanley Join European Lenders in Vowing No Job Cuts 27 Mar 2020 01:46 Thousands of bankers are set for a reprieve as Morgan Stanley and Citigroup Inc. joined European lenders in pledging to preserve jobs amid the widespread impact of the coronavirus. Citigroup will suspend any planned job cuts, according to a person familiar …
  • Swab tests of 8 Thai nationals negative for COVID-19 27 Mar 2020 01:44 By Express News Service MADURAI/ERODE/NAGERCOIL: The swab test of eight Thailand nationals returned negative on Thursday, leaving officials none the wiser as to how the 54-year-old deceased man from Anna Nagar contracted the virus. Earlier, it was …
  • Effect of Corona lockdown: Consumption of power comes down by half in Coimbatore 26 Mar 2020 22:58 Online Desk COIMBATORE: With the industrial production and service sector hit due to the nation-wide lockdown, power consumption in the Coimbatore region, which comprises Coimbatore, Erode and Tirupur districts, has come down by nearly half. Only 22.44 …
  • Human Rights and States of National Emergency 26 Mar 2020 22:17 Chronicles Of A Chronic Caribbean Chronicler By Earl Bousquet I tend to preserve my sanity by insulating myself from the sickness of nothingness that comes with mindless criticism for criticism sake, automatic opposition for opposing sake and automatic …
  • Fitch affirms U.S. rating amid coronavirus outbreak, warns of credit risks 26 Mar 2020 21:52 (Recasts, adds details) March 26 (Reuters) - Fitch Ratings on Thursday affirmed the United States’ credit rating at AAA with a stable outlook, but warned that even before the massive economic shocks caused by the spreading coronavirus, the nation’s already …
  • Canadian ICT spending could shrink by 5 per cent in 2020: IDC 26 Mar 2020 20:12 As the world responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s ICT spending is expected to shrink by up to five per cent in 2020, according to a new IDC report. The IDC report predicted the optimistic, probable, and pessimistic scenarios. Click to enlarge. …
  • Coronavirus Outbreak Live Updates: Keep Up With The Latest Headlines 26 Mar 2020 19:39 The coronavirus pandemic has dominated headlines for the better part of 2020. Keep up to date by checking this live blog every day for major updates related to COVID-19 and its impact on the world economy, U.S. markets and the health of the global …
  • Business Maverick: Thousands of Bankers Get a Break as HSBC, Lloyds Vow No Cuts 26 Mar 2020 18:47 HSBC Holdings Plc is putting on hold as many as 35,000 job cuts while Lloyds Banking Group Plc halted its plans to trim around 780 positions. Credit Suisse Group AG Chief Executive Officer Thomas Gottstein said that the Swiss bank won’t announce any  …
  • Europe doesn't have to be so helpless in this crisis 26 Mar 2020 15:42 More than 250 million European citizens are in mandatory home confinement to help curb the spread of Covid 19. Yet while Swedes, Germans and Bulgarians still walk more or less freely around their cities, Italians, Spaniards and French people can’t leave …
  • Railway units make sanitisers, masks for Covid-19 fight 26 Mar 2020 15:16 New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Indian Railways has geared up production units to supply sanitisers to help the country fight Covid-19. According to Railway Ministry officials, the railways diesel shed at Asansol in West Bengal and the diesel locomotive …
  • Covid-19: Southern Railways’ workshops, production units manufacture hand sanitisers, masks 26 Mar 2020 15:12 Workshops and production units of Southern Railways (SR) are now manufacturing essential medical items - hand sanitisers and masks - in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and for their in-house use. These two items are unavailable in the market. The SR has …
  • First COVID-19 case in Tiruchy as 24-year-old youth back from Dubai tests positive 26 Mar 2020 15:08 Express News Service TIRUCHY: In the first case of COVID-19 in Tiruchy, a 24-year-old youth who returned from Dubai tested positive on Thursday. He is being shifted from the isolation ward to a separate ward in the Tiruchy MGMGH for treatment. He arrived …
  • Target & Others Bracing for Coronavirus 26 Mar 2020 14:57 The rapidly-spreading novel coronavirus has rattled the stock market and almost disrupted economic activities. As complete physical isolation is the sole key to contain the spread of the pandemic, governments across several countries are imposing lockdowns …
  • WeWork has enough cash to meet coronavirus challenges -letter 26 Mar 2020 14:46 (Adds details from letter, background) By Herbert Lash NEW YORK, March 26 (Reuters) - WeWork told investors on Thursday the $4.4 billion in cash and cash commitments it had on hand at year-end 2019 is sufficient to execute its five-year plan, including …
  • Countries are using apps and data networks to keep tabs on the pandemic 26 Mar 2020 14:20 Mar 26th 2020 HONG KONG, SINGAPORE, SAN FRANCISCO, SEOUL AND TAIPEI HAVING BEEN quarantined at his parents’ house in the Hebei province in northern China for a month, Elvis Liu arrived back home in Hong Kong on February 23rd. Border officials told him to …
  • Fed chief: 'We may well be in a recession' 26 Mar 2020 12:23 The coronavirus pandemic is putting unprecedented strain on the U.S. economy, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Thursday in an exclusive interview with Savannah Guthrie on the "TODAY" show, noting, "There can be a good rebound on …
  • How Rem Koolhaas imagines a future beyond cities 26 Mar 2020 11:49 Before coronavirus shuttered museums across the country, the Guggenheim was home to one of the most unusual architecture exhibits of the year. Countryside, the Future explores how the world’s non-urban territories might one day be designed, and it is a …
  • Is This a Relief? Who’s Rescuing Who? 26 Mar 2020 10:23 Political Misfits 23:00 GMT 25.03.2020(updated 09:30 GMT 26.03.2020) Get short URL A $2 trillion relief bill cleared the US Senate, but who will it truly relieve? A pandemic is causing a medical and economic crisis in the US under a Republican president, …
  • As civil liberties erode, Canada must not allow COVID-19 outbreak to infect the rule of law 26 Mar 2020 09:30
  • As civil liberties erode, Canada must not allow COVID-19 outbreak to infect the rule of law 26 Mar 2020 08:14 This column is an opinion by Joseph Arvay QC and David Wu, lawyers at Arvay Finlay LLP in Vancouver and Victoria, B.C. For more information about CBC's Opinion section, please see the FAQ. When the lock-downs started occurring in Wuhan and other cities …
  • One month's lockdown can erode 8-10% of construction firms' Q4 revenue: Report 24 Mar 2020 11:09 Mumbai: A nationwide lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic will adversely impact construction companies and a month's lockdown can erode 8-10 per cent of their fourth quarter revenue, a report says. According to ratings agency India Ratings, fourth …
  • TN’s decision on lockdown of Chennai, Kanchi & Erode 23 Mar 2020 15:20 The Tamil Nadu government will today take a decision on imposing stringent restrictive measures in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Erode districts, which figure among the 80 districts countrywide where the Centre has advised maintaining only “essential services” …
  • SoftBank May Erode Alibaba Stake in Fire Sale 23 Mar 2020 11:12 Make no mistake, this is a fire sale. Son’s most likely source of cash over the next few years was supposed to be his $100 billion Vision Fund, but with the Covid-19-spurred global stock meltdown adding to his ill-advised investment in The We Co. (better …
  • Erode dist gears up for lockdown 22 Mar 2020 23:57
  • Centre orders lockdown of Chennai, Kanchi, Erode; people’s overwhelming support to PM’s call 22 Mar 2020 22:18 By Chennaivision in Chennai News March 22, 2020 The Union government has ordered lockdown in the districts of Chennai, Kanchipuram and Erode to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. The government has released the list of 75 districts which will be under …
  • Nixing IPL over coronavirus may erode $1b value: Duff & Phelps 21 Mar 2020 03:43 MUMBAI: As cancellation of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) due to Covid-19, starts looking like a real possibility, Duff & Phelps, the multinational financial consultancy firm, has estimated it will reduce the value of the entire …
  • 9,000 bags of turmeric arrive for sale at Erode market 20 Mar 2020 14:22 About 9,000 bags of turmeric including 5,000 bags of new turmeric arrived for sale on Friday. “More than 100 farmers from various places brought their turmeric for sale,” said RKV Ravishankar, President, Erode Turmeric Merchants Association. “About 50 …
  • Perspective: A Virus-Shaken Economy Could Erode Markets for New Construction 20 Mar 2020 09:59 As the U.S. and other countries try to contain the spread of COVID-19, one veteran construction industry analyst weighs in on how the changing work practices and dislocations could reshape construction [For ENR’s latest coverage of the impacts of the COVID …
  • Surveillance Tools Have Untold Potential To Help Locate Infectious Vectors, But They Could Erode Privacy Protections 19 Mar 2020 00:23 In the midst of a crisis, when tensions are running high, tech and government officials are struggling to find a balance between deploying technology and keeping patients’ data safe. Meanwhile, will the internet be able to bear the extra strain of so many …
  • Now, dotting India’s highways are abandoned trucks 30 Mar 2020 10:55 A major problem has emerged on highways across India, with thousands of drivers abandoning trucks loaded with cargo and heading home amid the lockdown. On the one hand, the drivers fear harassment by the police for being on the road during the lockdown. On …
  • From Plate to Plough: A smarter supply line 29 Mar 2020 21:02 The government has announced relief measures. Last week, the Finance Minister announced a welfare package of Rs 1.7 lakh crore. (File Photo) Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement of a 21-day all-India lockdown to break the chain of transmission of …
  • Situation remains grim for poultry industry as reaper sets foot in farms 28 Mar 2020 02:01 Express News Service TIRUPUR/NAMAKKAL: Stating that the present scenario is grim for the poultry industry would be an understatement. With misinformation spreading like wildfire regarding spread of COVID-19 through poultry products and the scare over …
  • ‘Not so Jagdeo’ | GECOM Chair objects to producing SOPs to court 25 Mar 2020 07:02 …says PPP application misplaced; can only come by way of elections petition By Svetlana Marshall CHAIRMAN of the Guyana Elections Commission, Justice (Ret’d) Claudette Singh, through her attorney Kim Kyte-Thomas, objected to the Application for Discovery …
  • Coronavirus outbreak brings Tamil Nadu’s poultry industry to its knees 23 Mar 2020 15:55 Poultry farming is one of the main occupations of the local residents. The district predominantly caters eggs to Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Kerala, Karnataka in India and even overseas. As a result of the Covid-19 scare and the subsequent disruption, small …
  • ‘Truck De India’ review: The road to highways 21 Mar 2020 11:39 This debut travelogue has two characters: one, a techie who hits the road to escape the stationary world of desktop mobility, and two, the multiple images of the ‘other’ who literally drives the economy days and nights on end. Karnail, Raju, Jorawar and …
  • Egg, broiler prices slump as virus fears take heavy toll on sector 21 Mar 2020 09:49 Chicken prices have crashed from ₹90 a kg last month to ₹20 in Mumbai, as retail buyers are staying away from consuming poultry for fear of the COVID-19 disease. Despite several awareness campaigns to demolish misconceptions that poultry had something to …
  • Poultry farmers in soup as direct marketing fails to take off 21 Mar 2020 01:25 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Unfounded fears over chicken and eggs causing coronavirus infection have been wreaking havoc on the sector for a month now. With the price of an egg falling from Rs 5 to just Rs 2, many poultry farmers in Namakkal are trying …
  • 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
  • City Union Bank Ltd Opens Six New Branches on March 16, 2020 16 Mar 2020 16:39 City Union Bank Ltd has announced the opening of Six new branches at Guruvayur (Thrissur District, Kerala), K K Nagar (Madurai, Tamil Nadu), Sultanpet (Sulur Taluk, Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu), Vedayapalem (Nellore District, Andhra Pradesh), Velur ( …
  • Six die as truck rams SUV near Namakkal in TN 14 Mar 2020 06:31
  • Meet homemaker-cum-trucker K Sellammal, who is raring to go places 12 Mar 2020 20:35 K Sellammal arrives in her Tata Sumo for her interview. As the only woman in her village with a commercial driver’s licence, and her own vehicle, the homemaker from Pachai Veli, Thirupanjali in Manachanallur Taluk, stands out from the crowd easily. “Most …
  • Egg sales slump on the back of malicious posts 12 Mar 2020 03:27 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Bird flu rumours have broken the back of the egg industry in Namakkal zone, with sales recording a slump of 25 per cent a day. With the sales going south, the poultry owners have the State to crack whip on those spreading …
  • Duck carcasses in river trigger bird flu panic in Tenkasi 11 Mar 2020 00:40 By Express News Service TENKASI: Panic gripped the residents of Agaram on Tuesday after a few Villupuram-based breeders threw the carcasses of 51 disease-infected ducks into Chitraru river. On information, surgeons of Nettur Veterinary Dispensary extracted …
  • Poultry farmers set to sell eggs directly in market 09 Mar 2020 07:40 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: A day after poultry farming association demanded the National Egg Coordination Committee (NECC) to fix the prices of egg, the poultry farmers association in the district decided to sell eggs directly to customers instead of …
  • Will take steps to rid T.N. of water woes: CM 06 Mar 2020 02:05 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday said the Tamil Nadu government will take all necessary measures to make the State free of water issues. At the foundation stone-laying ceremony for a new government medical college in Namakkal, he said the …
  • State Bank of India conducts mega e-auctions of 1,000 properties 27 Feb 2020 07:14 NEW DELHI: Country's largest lender, the State Bank of India on Wednesday conducted a mega electronic auction of commercial, retail and residential properties to recover dues and said that it will notify the successful bidders in the coming days. The …
  • New grass species named after Kovai scientist 27 Feb 2020 06:27 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: A scientist from Indian Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding (IFGTB), Coimbatore, C Kunhikannan (55) is elated as a newly discovered grass species in Rajasthan has been named after his nomenclature as a mark of honour for …
  • Anna, MGR, Amma continue to live in hearts of people: CM 25 Feb 2020 07:06 By Express News Service SALEM: "Former chief ministers C N Annadurai, M G Ramachandran and J Jayalalithaa continue to live in the hearts of people even after their demise," was Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami's opening remark at a grand …
  • Tamil Nadu CM grants Rs 2 lakh assistance to girl student on NASA visit 23 Feb 2020 15:14 By: PTI | Chennai | Updated: February 23, 2020 7:17:02 pm Wishing her many more successes in space science, Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami lauded her for the achievement Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Sunday ordered Rs 2 lakh as assistance to a …
  • House of Hope: A former pastor and wife help rebuild a remote area of Nagaland 22 Feb 2020 11:42 Senti Tzudir started using drugs when he was 14. “Terrible… physically you might stop using, but mental addiction — that is the real hurdle,” says the 47-year-old. “Back then almost everyone I knew was (addicted). It was fashionable to,” he says of the …
  • Palaniswami inaugurates multiple buildings worth Rs 573 crore 20 Feb 2020 02:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday inaugurated many buildings, constructed at a total cost of Rs 573.33 crore, through the video-conferencing facility at the secretariat. He also declared open residential …
  • 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 …
  • Man held for uploading child pornographic picture on social media 13 Feb 2020 19:40 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Intensifying the crackdown on people circulating child pornographic content on social media, a 35-year-old man was arrested under the POCSO Act on Wednesday, after he reportedly uploaded child porn contents on Facebook. …
  • Headmaster of a primary school held for sexual assault on students 13 Feb 2020 09:09 After three days of furore, the Negamam police in Coimbatore arrested the headmaster of a primary school near here for alleged sexual assault on minor girls. The arrest of the headmaster, A. Makaliappan (52) from Vinayagar Nagar near Sulthanpet in …
  • IT employee turns farmer, takes up dairy farming for a living 12 Feb 2020 04:28 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Warned by family and mocked by his relatives, a 30-year-old B-Tech graduate K Bharathi, who was working with an IT company, quit his job to take up dairy farming of country cows and buffalos. Having worked in an IT company …
  • Shell shocked: Protests over egg price rocks NECC 10 Feb 2020 07:12 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: The plan hatched by the poultry farmers to stage a protest in front of the National Egg Coordination committee Zonal office at Namakkal came out ugly for the NECC as for the past few days the office is shut down by the …
  • More offerings on Fortigo network platform 03 Feb 2020 14:06 Fortigo Networks Pvt Ltd (4TiGO) plans to extend the range of services offered in Coimbatore to facilitate the business of its fleet owners in the road transport ecosystem. Fleet owners in Sankagiri, Namakkal, Salem, Erode and Pollachi would join the …
  • Darbar: Theatre owners say film is blockbuster, refuse distributors’ loss claims 31 Jan 2020 19:47 With a few distributors alleging that they had incurred losses due to Darbar, theatre owners who screened the film starring superstar Rajinikanth have come out in open and said they made huge profits. Here are some social media posts from theatre owners in …
  • Training institutes for drivers, fleet modernisation are need of the hour, says Bhaskar Rao 31 Jan 2020 16:48 Bhaskar Rao, Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru City, has said that each State in the country needs a high-quality driver training institute. Delivering his keynote address at ‘Road Ahead’ for the transport sector meet organised by BusinessLine as part of …
  • Logistics service provider Fortigo Network expands service 30 Jan 2020 12:43 COIMBATORE: Bengaluru-based Fortigo Network Private Ltd (4TiGO), a technology-enabled logistics service provider, has extended its range of services offered in the region by covering more fleet owners in nearby towns and tier-II cities. The service has …
  • Tamil Nadu Human Rights Commission issues notice to Rural Health department over medical negligence 29 Jan 2020 22:35 By Express News Service CHENNAI:  The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of an Express report on medical negligence by doctors at the Namakkal Government Hospital, which resulted in the death of a pregnant woman. SHRC member …
  • India’s Growth Champions 2020 ranks India’s fastest growing companies 29 Jan 2020 13:03 A little more than 25 years ago, India embarked on a journey and economic liberalization that powered a growth wave unlike any in the country’s history. This culminated in the nation becoming a $3 trillion economy in 2019, and a quick look at the …
  • Gynaecologist in the dock for negligence 28 Jan 2020 04:17 By Express News Service KARUR: District Collector T Anbalagan on Monday directed Joint-Director of Health Department to investigate a complaint of medical negligence and intimidation against a gynaecologist. In her complaint, Hairul Afrin (24) of …
  • NEET 2020: Number of applicants in Tamil Nadu dips by 17% 23 Jan 2020 03:02 CHENNAI: The number of students applying for Neet-2020 from Tamil Nadu has dropped by nearly 17% over 2018-19, against an increase of 74,000 nationwide, as per National Testing Agency data. There are 1.40 lakh applications this year against 1.40 lakh in …
  • Passenger amenities put on hold for Southern Railway General Manager’s visit 21 Jan 2020 07:27 Express News Service KARUR: Inauguration of a slew of projects scheduled for Monday at Karur railway station have been postponed until next week due to the cancellation of Southern Railway General Manager John Thomas’ visit. The inaugurations along with …
  • He relentlessly chased criminals, now pursues farming 18 Jan 2020 08:53 By Express News Service KARUR: He has hung up his khaki and boots, but his interest in farming is still strong. Having served as inspector in Karur for 36 years, P Manoharan, has now taken to agriculture and has cultivated more than 70 types of trees and …
  • Sri Lankan youth with Indian passport held at KIA 18 Jan 2020 07:06 Immigration officials at Kempegowda International Airport in India have arrested a Sri Lankan national after he was deported to Bengaluru from Siberia. Kiyesuyen Jude Donal (24) has been booked under various sections of the passport and foreigners act, and …
  • Of Pollachi soup bowls and Erode mats 18 Jan 2020 05:43 Express News Service Why does the fish curry cooked in a clay pot tastes better than the one cooked in a regular steel utensil? Have you ever felt that the tamarind ginger gravy cooked by your granny tasted like heaven but you are not able to replicate …
  • CM Palaniswami releases agricultural statistics 15 Jan 2020 01:11 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami released a publication ‘Salient Statistics on Agriculture’ for 2019 on Monday at the Secretariat. The first edition released in 2018 was for use of department officials. The second …
  • Trade do not foresee upward jump in maize price in TN 13 Jan 2020 17:15 Trade sources do not foresee an upward revision in the price of maize during the current season as the market arrivals seem adequate. “Prevalence of favourable climatic conditions coupled with extended monsoon helped bring down the incidence of Fall Army …
  • A high tension line of work 12 Jan 2020 00:19 Express News Service CUDDALORE: For years, Tamil Nadu faced an acute electricity shortage. The lean years are over for industries and consumers in the State, but not for the staff of the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (Tangedco …
  • Chennai: Boy told to clean excreta, RI for teacher 11 Jan 2020 22:06 Namakkal police registered a case under SC and ST Act, 1989. (Representational Image) A government school teacher in Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal was Friday sentenced to five years’ rigorous imprisonment for allegedly forcing a Class II student to clean human …
  • AIADMK bags 8 district panchayat chief posts, DMK gets 5 11 Jan 2020 13:31 With counting of votes in progress for the posts of chairpersons and vice-chairpersons of panchayat unions (PU) and district panchayats (DP) in 27 districts, the ruling AIADMK-led front is ahead of the DMK’s combine by claiming the post of chairperson of …
  • TN teacher gets 5-year rigorous imprisonment for forcing class 2 student to clean human waste 11 Jan 2020 08:57 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: The Namakkal Special Court for Scheduled Castes on Friday awarded five years of rigorous imprisonment to a government school teacher for manhandling a class II student and forcing him to clean human waste. The incident …
  • Former Tamil Nadu legislator injured in scuffle over son’s debt 11 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service KARUR: The former MLA of Krishnarayapuram S Kamaraj suffered injuries during a scuffle on Friday between two groups over his son’s debt. Kamaraj, who was elected on an AIADMK ticket in 2011, is popular among the locals as he had …
  • TN plans to seek permission from Centre for 4 more medical colleges 09 Jan 2020 08:41 The Tamil Nadu government, which recently received permission from the Union government for setting up nine new medical colleges, is now planning to seek approval for four more such facilities. Speaking at the Assembly on Wednesday, Health Minister C …
  • Centre’s panel gives nod for four new govt medical colleges in Tamil Nadu 05 Jan 2020 22:25 Express News Service CHENNAI: Union health ministry’s technical evaluation committee (TEC) has given its nod for four new government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu, at its meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. The new colleges at Ariyalur, Cuddalore, …
  • Tamil Nadu in 2019: Not a dull moment 05 Jan 2020 09:30 When Chennai dried up Chennai suffered one of its worst droughts summer of 2019. With a deficit in rainfall, groundwater levels sinking, and the dry beds in the major reservoirs showing up, it became one of the first Indian cities to run dry. As taps …
  • DMK cements lead in local body elections 04 Jan 2020 21:19 The DMK on Saturday continued to strengthen its lead in the rural local body elections, winning 243 out of 513 wards in district panchayats and 2,100 out of 5,087 posts in panchayat unions in the 27 districts where the polls were held. Elections for 515 …
  • DMK-led alliance emerges victorious in Tamil Nadu local body polls 04 Jan 2020 13:08 The results have brought to light the people’s faith in DMK, they have taught a lesson to the ruling government, said DMK leader MK Stalin. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partners Saturday established clear leads in the rural body …
  • TN rural local body elections: AIADMK retains the west 04 Jan 2020 01:28 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: While the DMK dominated the rural local body elections by winning more number of posts across the State than its chief rival AIADMK, the Western region continues to be the fortress of the two leaves party. Except in The …
  • Delays hit counting exercise; candidates, cadre claim CCTV cameras disabled in Dharmapuri 03 Jan 2020 01:50 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: Counting of votes polled in two phases of rural local body elections took place on Thursday across several centres in Dharmapuri, Namakkal and Salem, even as complaints of delay in counting surfaced in many centres. In …
  • Thumping win for transwoman 03 Jan 2020 00:26 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Transgender A Riya (30), who is a member of DMK for five years now, got elected as Tiruchengode panchayat union member from Karuveppampetti ward with a margin of 950 votes. After receiving a victory certificate from …
  • In a first, trans DMK candidate wins local body seat in Tamil Nadu 02 Jan 2020 15:52 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Riya, a transgender, on Thursday became the first person from the community to get elected as Tiruchengode Panchayat Union member from Karuveppampetti ward. "I want to thank DMK chief M K Stalin who believed in me and …
  • Tamil Nadu thief targetting women on buses lands behind bars 02 Jan 2020 06:28 By Express News Service TIRUCHI: A 50-year-old woman identified the criminal who was trying to rob her again using the same modus-operandi on Wednesday. The woman, who is known for incapacitating victims by offering them anaesthetics mixed sweets, …
  • Women nabbed in Tiruchy while trying to rob former victim in a bus 01 Jan 2020 19:52 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: A woman identified a thief who had robbed her six months ago and was trying to do the same again using the same modus-operandi on Wednesday. 45-year-old S Rani of Namakkal district is known for incapacitating victims by …
  • Tamil Nadu local body elections: Voting for second phase gets underway 30 Dec 2019 13:39 Polling in the second and final phase of the rural local body polls in Tamil Nadu began on Monday at 7 a.m. A total of 158 Panchayat Unions are going to on Monday and security has been beefed up in those polling localities. About 1.28 crore voters are …
  • Two dead, eight hurt as car rams into lorry 30 Dec 2019 00:09 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Two perons died and eight others were injured when a car rammed into a lorry near Musiri in the wee hours of Sunday. A family of eight was travelling from Chennai to Coimbatore to take part in a pooja by Ayyappa devotees, …
  • Lack of amenities keeps visitors away from Tamil Nadu's Mayil Ootru waterfalls 29 Dec 2019 20:10 Express News Service PERAMBALUR: Though the Mayil Ootru waterfalls attracts a number of tourists, the lack of basic facilities proves to be disappointment. The cool breeze and clouds are what attracts visitors, but due to heavy rain in the hills over the …
  • Southern girls shine in goal fest on Day 2 of RFYS Football Finals 28 Dec 2019 14:34 Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) The opening day of the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports (RFYS) 2019-20 National Football Finals ended with clinical wins for MSP HS School, Kozhikode and Mamta Model SS School, Delhi, at the Fr. Agnel School Ground, Vashi. Day two …
  • 3,000 Dalits to convert to Islam over ‘caste discrimination’ 27 Dec 2019 18:54 Nearly 3,000 Dalits from five Tamil Nadu districts have decided to convert to Islam next month, alleging continued caste discrimination and torture. The decision comes weeks after a wall collapsed at Mettupalayam taluk in Coimbatore, killing 17 Dalits, …
  • Karur gets ringside view of solar eclipse 27 Dec 2019 00:07 Express News Service KARUR: As announced by scientists earlier, the annular solar eclipse was clearly visible in Karur district compared to other districts in the country. The Ring of Fire began forming at around 9.31 am and ended by 9.33 am. While people …
  • Affordable shelter on an autorickshaw 26 Dec 2019 13:58 A 23-year-old architect, N.G. Arun Prabhu, has designed on an autorickshaw a portable house, which he claimed would fulfil the needs of two adults. The effort was to create awareness on small scale architecture and affordable housing, he said. Mr. Arun, …
  • Here's how this 23-year-old decided to merge his travel plans with dreams of owning his own house 25 Dec 2019 08:29 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Each one of us, at some point in our lives, gets bitten by the travel bug, and wishes to backpack to the great unknown to find newer places and fresher experiences. If only wishes were horses... What with the daily grind for …
  • Bajaj auto rickshaw tuk tuk modified into a house – Desi RV details 24 Dec 2019 10:56 - Advertisement - Image – the.billboards.collective Meanwhile, some folks — either for just the fun of it or since they had no other choice — developed the idea of converting their vehicles into their homes; thus starting the trend of motorhomes, camper …
  • Madras High Court Dismisses Two Judges, Retires Another On Health Grounds 23 Dec 2019 21:36 The decisions were taken at a meeting of all judges of the Madras High Court on December 7, sources said. Chennai: The Madras High Court has dismissed two judges and a judicial magistrate from service as part of its efforts to overhaul the subordinate …
  • Tiruchy priests roped into make vadas for Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple ahead of Hanuman Jayanthi 22 Dec 2019 07:28 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Come Hanuman Jayanti, Lord Anjaneyar in the Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple will be adorned with a garland made of one lakh and eight vadas. This year too, priests from Tiruchy have been roped in to make these vadas. Speaking to …
  • Too little: Allies unhappy with seat-sharing formula  19 Dec 2019 23:28 Express News Service CHENNAI: Cadre of small parties in DMK and AIADMK-led alliances are sulking since both the Dravidian majors have allocated a significantly less share of seats for their partners in rural local body polls. The parties were negotiating …
  • Apollo Tyres and Ashok Leyland collaborate for driver health initiatives 18 Dec 2019 19:05 Dec 18, 2019 (AB Digital via COMTEX) -- In a unique first of its kind corporate partnership, Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, the second largest commercial vehicle manufacturer in India has associated with leading tyre manufacturer, Apollo …
  • When two 1971 air crash survivors met after 48 years 18 Dec 2019 11:54 Fifty-seven-year-old Raghunath sat silent for most part of the journey as his son Nagarajan drove him 300-odd kms from Thiruvananthapuram to Madurai. . Memories rushed through his mind of an incident that very few people live to tell. They reached K S Mani …
  • Gang booking tickets using fake IRCTC IDs busted, arrested by RPF in Karur 18 Dec 2019 03:22 Express News Service KARUR: A special team of Railway Protection Force (RPF) officers arrested five persons and produced them in Karur District Court on Tuesday for illegal train ticket bookings using fake accounts on the Indian Railway Catering and …
  • 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 …
  • TVS Motor Company, Sundaram-Clayton earmark ₹30 crore to combat Covid-19 27 Mar 2020 17:34 TVS Motor Company, a manufacturer of two- and three-wheelers, and die-caster Sundaram-Clayton Ltd (SCL) have pledged ₹30 crore to support the nationwide efforts to curb the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. The funding will come through Srinivasan …
  • TVS Motor Company and Sundaram-Clayton Ltd. announce spending of INR 30 crore to support nationwide efforts to combat COVID-19 27 Mar 2020 17:06 TVS Motor Company, a reputed manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers and die-caster Sundaram-Clayton Ltd. (SCL) have announced spending of INR 30 crore to support the nationwide efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19. "This is an unprecedented …
  • TVS Motor to make ventilators or related parts for Covid-19 patients 27 Mar 2020 16:21 Automobile major TVS Motor plans to start making ventilators or key parts of the medical apparatus for Covid-19 patients who are not in the highly critical stage. The two-wheeler maker has tied up with Sastra University for this initiative, and joins the …
  • Vehicles under surveillance at border check-posts 22 Mar 2020 13:27 On the eve of ‘janata curfew’, uneasy moments prevailed at the check-posts on the Chittoor-Tamil Nadu border, with the police and road transport officials intensifying surveillance. While vehicles were entering the Chittoor district from Tamil Nadu on half …
  • T.N. puts curbs on traffic across borders till March 31 21 Mar 2020 05:12 Continuing with its precautionary measures against COVID-19, the State government on Friday evening imposed restrictions on vehicular traffic from neighbouring States of Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. The restrictions have been imposed on inter- …
  • Coronavirus: TN govt orders closure of all schools, colleges, theatres and TASMAC bars 17 Mar 2020 04:43 Tamil Nadu government today directed schools and colleges to declare holiday and also ordered closure of malls, movie theatres and TASMAC bars till March 31 amid the coronavirus outbreak. Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami earlier said that there is no …
  • Tamil Nadu shuts down malls, theatres, primary schools in border taluks to counter COVID 19 threat 16 Mar 2020 09:06 Tamil Nadu shuts down malls, cinema halls, primary schools amid coronavirus pandemic Following a queue from other states for closing down mass gathering places, Tamil Nadu has also shut down all malls, cinema halls, primary schools in wake of coronavirus …
  • Corona: Primary schools ordered to be shut in TN; malls, theatres to be closed in border areas 16 Mar 2020 07:18 Tamil Nadu government has directed schools to declare holiday and also ordered closure of malls, movie theatres in the state’s border Taluks till March 31 amid the coronavirus outbreak. In a six-page statement, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said …
  • Coronavirus: T.N. gives holiday for KG, primary classes till March 31 15 Mar 2020 23:58 As part of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Sunday appealed to the general public to avoid travel out of Tamil Nadu for the next 15 days. He also urged people to keep off social gatherings …
  • Primary schools, malls closed in Tamil Nadu till March 31 15 Mar 2020 09:23 Chennai, March 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami has ordered holiday for school students studying in LKG to fifth standard in the state and also closure of malls, theatres in border Taluks till March 31 as a precaution against the spread …
  • Tamil Nadu declares holiday for kindergarten, primary schools till March 31 15 Mar 2020 08:16 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As part of the State's measures to contain the Coronavirus pandemic, Tamil Nadu CM 'Edappadi' K Palaniswami, in a statement on Sunday, announced that all kindergarten and primary schools in the State would be …
  • 13 Killed, 5 Injured In Road Accident In Karnataka's Tumakuru 07 Mar 2020 09:10 Four critically-injured persons were hospitalised. Bengaluru/Chennai: Thirteen people, including five women and two children, were killed and five critically injured in a road accident in Karnataka early Friday, police said. The mishap occurred when an …
  • Five Questions: ‘What is the need to postpone debate on Delhi violence,’ asks Cong’s Chellakumar 06 Mar 2020 19:20 A Chellakumar Dr A Chellakumar, Congress MP from Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu, speaks to The Indian Express about The House Protest. What issue did you want to raise? We want the government to take up Delhi violence for discussion because 53 valuable lives …
  • 13 killed as two vehicles collide in Karnataka 06 Mar 2020 06:11 Bengaluru, March 6 (IANS) In a horrific accident, 13 persons were killed and three others injured when the two sport utility vehicles (SUVs) they were travelling in collided on the Mangaluru-Bengaluru National Highway (NH-75) early Friday morning, police …
  • 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 …
  • Karur cops throw baby shower for colleague 03 Mar 2020 02:15 Express News Service KARUR: Have you ever seen a baby shower at a police station? On Saturday, a police constable received a wonderful surprise when her colleagues threw a baby shower for her inside the police station. Malarvizhi of Kadavur, Head Constable …
  • Actor Jayaram to endorse Kerala Feeds products 02 Mar 2020 17:39 Kochi: Malayalam actor Jayaram will endorse the wide range of products of the state-owned Kerala Feeds Ltd (KFL), seeking to boost entrepreneurship in the dairy sector and attract youngsters to the high-potential segment. A dairy farm owner himself, …
  • NEET impersonation case: MBBS student, father nabbed by CB-CID 27 Feb 2020 03:10 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A second year MBBS student of Madras Medical College (MMC) and his father have been arrested in the NEET impersonation case. CB-CID officials said the student’s father told them he had given `20 lakh to an agent to engage …
  • Delhi-based ‘vishing’ gang held for cheating hundreds in Tamil Nadu 25 Feb 2020 22:32 They used Tamil as a trump card to lure gullible victims in the State. Sitting in a lane in Delhi’s Vasanth Vihar, 2,200 km away from Tamil Nadu, a gang operating clandestinely swindled money from the accounts of hundreds of people by getting them to share …
  • Class 11 student, relatives booked for sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl 25 Feb 2020 05:20 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A class XI student and two of his relatives were detained for allegedly sexually assaulting a class XI girl student near Krishnagiri, on Monday. The suspects have been identified as V Raja (26) from Jodokuthur, C Manju …
  • Sandalwood Smuggler Veerappan's Daughter Vidya Rani Joins BJP 24 Feb 2020 11:22 Smuggler Veerappan was killed on October 18, 2004. (File) Krishnagiri: Vidya Rani, daughter of dead sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, joined the BJP on Saturday at an event organised in Tamil Nadu's Krishnagiri.  Party general secretary Muralidhar Rao and …
  • Veerappan’s daughter joins BJP, explains why 24 Feb 2020 06:53 Slain forest brigand Veerappan’s daughter Vidhya Rani, who is an advocate, joined the BJP along with thousand others in the presence of the party national general secretary Muralidhar Rao on Saturday. Former Union minister Pon Radhakrishnan was also …
  • Veerappan’s daughter joins BJP in Tamil Nadu 23 Feb 2020 14:07 Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) Slain sandalwood and ivory smuggler Veerappan’s daughter Vidya Rani has joined BJP in Tamil Nadu. She was part of many others who had joined the BJP on Saturday at Krishnagiri in the presence of party General Secretary Muralidhar Rao …
  • Veerappan’s daughter Vidya Rani joins BJP 23 Feb 2020 13:15 Vidhya Rani joined the BJP in Krishnagiri on Saturday. (Source: ANI) The daughter of slain forest brigand Veerappan joined the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tamil Nadu, news agency ANI reported on Saturday. Vidya Rani was formally inducted into the …
  • Slain forest brigand Veerappan’s daughter joins BJP 23 Feb 2020 07:28 Krishnagiri: Vidya Rani, daughter of slain forest brigand Veerappan, joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday at an event organised here. Party general secretary Muralidhar Rao and former Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan were present at the event. “ …
  • Border districts where issues spill over 23 Feb 2020 00:34 Border districts of any State have their unique issues, by virtue of being neighbours with another State. In the case of Tamil Nadu, the rather porous border that it shares with its neighbours gives rise to issues involving smuggling (rice, liquor, ganja …
  • In Tamil Nadu, Veerappan’s daughter joins BJP 22 Feb 2020 23:01 The joining function of inducting the slain brigand’s daughter and others into the BJP-fold was held at a private marriage hall here in Krishnagiri. Krishnagiri: In a significant acknowledgement of the role forest-dwellers and tribals play in building the …
  • Middlemen dictate lives of banana farmers in Tamil Nadu 22 Feb 2020 06:44 Express News Service KARUR: Banana farmers say they are handed a raw deal by middlemen at the wholesale market. Karur is one of the largest banana production hubs in the state. Banana is a major crop in the district along with betel leaves and drumsticks. …
  • ‘It was pitch dark, but I could see everything crumbling around us’ 21 Feb 2020 02:03 Express News Service KOCHI: It was just another Wednesday evening at the Shantinagar Bus Station in Bengaluru.The KSRTC Volvo bus to Ernakulam (No: RS 784), which was scheduled to start at 8pm, had been delayed by around an hour as many passengers had …
  • Palaniswami inaugurates multiple buildings worth Rs 573 crore 20 Feb 2020 02:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday inaugurated many buildings, constructed at a total cost of Rs 573.33 crore, through the video-conferencing facility at the secretariat. He also declared open residential …
  • VELAMMAL EXCELS IN TENNIS 19 Feb 2020 19:17 By Chennaivision in Events February 19, 2020 Miss Ravilla Kumar Kirthi, Class 7 of Velammal Main School Mogappair Campus clinched the first place in Lawn Tennis in U-14 singles category with a score of 8-0 in the Republic Day Games 2019-2020 held at SDAT, …
  • Anti-CAA protests rock Tamil Nadu 19 Feb 2020 10:38 On Wednesday morning thousands of anti-CAA protesters gathered in Chennai for a long march to the Secretariat, defying the the Madras High Court’s order and deciding to lay siege to the Secretariat. However, the protest stopped on Wallajah Road near the …
  • AIADMK turning stumbling blocks into stepping stones 17 Feb 2020 00:50 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The government headed by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, which began with a battle for survival on February 16, 2017, is successfully stepping into its fourth year after crossing many political hurdles. All the …
  • Anti-CAA protests turns violent, 4 cops injured, DMK blamed 15 Feb 2020 17:40 An anti-CAA protest by Muslims turned violent when a group of protesters clashed with police in Chennai late on Friday night, leaving at least four personnel injured. Even as Muslims staged protests in various parts of Tamil Nadu today too, hashtags …
  • Booster shoot for farm sector, slew of initiatives announced 15 Feb 2020 01:31 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As expected, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Friday announced a slew of initiatives for agriculture sector that would benefit the farming community. Panneerselvam announced that Mission of Sustainable Dry Land …
  • Highlights of Tamil Nadu Budget 2020-21 14 Feb 2020 14:01   Tamil Nadu’s economic growth for 2019-20 is projected to be 7.27%, a fall from 8.17% in 2018-19 due to global and national economic headwinds. Expect stronger growth in 2021 Tamil Nadu’s fiscal deficit is estimated to be 2.84% TN’s revenue deficit likely …
  • Tamil Nadu Budget: AIADMK govt focuses on flagship welfare schemes, education 14 Feb 2020 12:53 Deputy Chief Minister O Pannerselvam presented the revenue-deficit budget in the house for the 10th time in the state assembly Friday. The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu on Friday presented its last full-fledged budget before the 2021 Assembly election …
  • The rags-to-riches journey of GR Shanmugappa 13 Feb 2020 06:46 India has produced many rags-to-riches personalities. One such is Bengaluru-based trucker-cum-entrepreneur GR Shanmugappa, who started his career as a porter in Bengaluru railway station. In fact, he had even inspired former President APJ Abdul Kalam, who …
  • Plan to ban liquor phase-wise, says Deputy CM 08 Feb 2020 07:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: The State government is committed to implementing liquor prohibition in a phased manner, said Deputy Chief Minister (Excise) K Narayanaswamy while stressing that for the government revenue from excise is not as important …
  • Woman suffers spinal injury after bumby bus ride 05 Feb 2020 04:16 The 40-year-old alleges that the driver was driving rashly and she was tossed out of her seat A 40-year-old woman has suffered a spinal fracture (vertebral fracture) and lost sensation in both her legs when she was tossed from her seat in a state transport …
  • NZ Vs IND, 5th T20I: Sanju Samson Steals The Thunder In New Zealand With Unbelievable Flying Effort - WATCH 03 Feb 2020 08:48 Sanju Samson somehow redeemed himself with an unbelievable fielding effort during the fifth and final T20I match against New Zealand at Mount Maunganui on Sunday. Blog | Live Streaming | Cricket News The wicketkeeper-batsman from Kerala got another chance …
  • Magisterial inquiry into Gudiyattam custodial death begins 03 Feb 2020 04:00 By Express News Service VELLORE: A magisterial inquiry began on Sunday into the alleged suicide of K Mahendiran (55) who was found hanging inside a toilet at the Gudiyattam taluk police station on Saturday. The police registered a case under Section 176 ( …
  • Dalit farmer taken for interrogation allegedly commits suicide in Vellore police station 01 Feb 2020 18:28 By Express News Service VELLORE: A 55-year-old farmer, who was taken into police custody for interrogation along with his two sons in connection with a gold coin cheating case, allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself inside a toilet at Gudiyatham …
  • Coronavirus: Suspected cases found in TN, 300 people quarantined, govt asks people not to panic 01 Feb 2020 07:01 Two patients with history of travel to China were admitted to the isolation wards at Government Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai and Government Tiruvannamalai Medical College Hospital after they showed symptoms of coronavirus (2019-nCov …
  • Unending trek hampers future 29 Jan 2020 05:42 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Little did a few students of Anchetti Government Higher Secondary School know that Tuesday will be a day of physical activity, even before reaching the institution. Thanks to a delay in the laying of roads for a two- …
  • No FASTags, govt buses stuck in tolls 20 Jan 2020 23:55 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The travel time of buses plying from Chennai to neighbouring districts including Hosur, Vaniyambadi and Tirupattur, has gone up by 30-45 minutes, thanks to the implementation of FASTag at toll plazas on National Highways …
  • Incomplete canal system defeats purpose of Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanthi in Andhra Pradesh 19 Jan 2020 07:23 Express News Service VIJAYAWADA:  Though reservoirs under Handri Neeva Sujala Sravanthi (HNSS) in Anantapur, Kurnool, Kadapa and Chittoor were completed in two phases, the incomplete distributary canal system defeats the very purpose of the project. …
  • Bull owner killed, over 50 injured in jallikattu events 17 Jan 2020 02:12 A bull owner was killed in a freak incident en route to an illegal erudhattam event in Krishnagiri district and over 50 were injured in two jallikattu events held in Palamedu in Madurai and Periya Suriyur in Tiruchi district on Thursday. The bull owner, …
  • Aim to generate jobs, EPS panel clears over Rs 6000-crore projects 14 Jan 2020 01:46 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The high powered committee headed by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, constituted for expeditious investment facilitation and single-window clearances for the Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) signed during his recent …
  • 5 Bangladeshi illegal immigrants held in T.N. 12 Jan 2020 11:33 Even as the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act rage across the country, Krishangiri police arrested the family of 3 Bangladeshi immigrants along with their two infants for gaining entry into the country illegally. The head of the family Iqbal …
  • Northeast monsoon bows out, bestowing water but sparing people from damage caused by cyclones 12 Jan 2020 04:55 When the northeast monsoon officially withdrew on January 10, it had left the State with far more water than when it blew into Tamil Nadu. It also allowed the residents of Chennai to heave a sigh of relief because they wouldn’t have to scrounge for water …
  • Tamil Nadu youth awarded 12-year jail term for sexually assaulting minor 11 Jan 2020 07:31 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A 23-year-old man, on Friday, was awarded 12 years of imprisonment by the Fast Track Mahila Court for allegedly for sexually assaulting a minor girl. Sources identified the convict as A Surya Prakash (23) from …
  • Pakistan's ISI funds training of 40 Rohingyas in Bangladesh 09 Jan 2020 16:31 By IANS NEW DELHI: Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is now training around 40 Rohingya Muslims with the help of terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) in Bangladesh so that they can push them into India to carry out terror …
  • Hoop and the hype 09 Jan 2020 00:08 Written by Shivani Naik | Mumbai | Published: January 9, 2020 4:27:33 am The promising talent knocking on Team India doors. The Punjab juggernaut has been literally rolling through basketball nationals for the last few seasons, and the team brimming with …
  • Chennai Metro Rail plans cultural events during Pongal 07 Jan 2020 21:23 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 7, 2020 As part of celebrating Tamil Culture and various art forms of South India, CMRL in collaboration with South Zone Cultural Centre, Thanjavur is conducting ‘CMRL Metro Pongal Cultural Festival’ at Saidapet, …
  • Male relatives take oath while women councillors stand aside 06 Jan 2020 22:37 While the presence of a large number of women candidates in the electoral fray during the panchayat polls was a welcome sight, it was disconcerting to see the spouses of elected women representatives standing in their place and even taking oath on their …
  • Centre’s panel gives nod for four new govt medical colleges in Tamil Nadu 05 Jan 2020 22:25 Express News Service CHENNAI: Union health ministry’s technical evaluation committee (TEC) has given its nod for four new government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu, at its meeting in New Delhi on Thursday. The new colleges at Ariyalur, Cuddalore, …
  • No special screening of Rajinikanth's ‘Darbar’ in Krishnagiri? 05 Jan 2020 21:40 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: The owners of ten theatres in Krishnagiri and Kaveripattinam have decided not to screen special shows for fans when a new movie is released. Deputy Superintendent of Police Kumar told media persons that the theatre …
  • Tamil Nadu in 2019: Not a dull moment 05 Jan 2020 09:30 When Chennai dried up Chennai suffered one of its worst droughts summer of 2019. With a deficit in rainfall, groundwater levels sinking, and the dry beds in the major reservoirs showing up, it became one of the first Indian cities to run dry. As taps …
  • DMK cements lead in local body elections 04 Jan 2020 21:19 The DMK on Saturday continued to strengthen its lead in the rural local body elections, winning 243 out of 513 wards in district panchayats and 2,100 out of 5,087 posts in panchayat unions in the 27 districts where the polls were held. Elections for 515 …
  • DMK-led alliance emerges victorious in Tamil Nadu local body polls 04 Jan 2020 13:08 The results have brought to light the people’s faith in DMK, they have taught a lesson to the ruling government, said DMK leader MK Stalin. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partners Saturday established clear leads in the rural body …
  • TN rural local body elections: AIADMK retains the west 04 Jan 2020 01:28 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: While the DMK dominated the rural local body elections by winning more number of posts across the State than its chief rival AIADMK, the Western region continues to be the fortress of the two leaves party. Except in The …
  • DMK secures majority in four district panchayats, AIADMK in two 03 Jan 2020 21:17 The DMK has won a majority of the seats in four of the six district panchayats for which counting has concluded as per results announced by the State Election Commission on Friday. The AIADMK has secured a majority in two district panchayats. Incidentally, …
  • Rural local body polls: Setback for AIADMK; DMK races ahead in panchayat unions 02 Jan 2020 19:43 The ruling AIADMK suffered a setback in the rural local body polls held in 27 districts with the DMK racing ahead in panchayat unions and the ruling party locked in a neck and neck race in district panchayats as per results/trends available at around 9 …
  • College girl follows in father's footsteps, voted panchayat president in Krishnagiri 02 Jan 2020 15:52 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A 21-year-old BBA student J Sandhiya Rani was voted president of Kaattinayakandoddi village panchayat, which is in Shoolagiri block in Krishnagiri on Thursday. Sandhiya Rani secured 1,170 votes and defeated her nearest …
  • Amid New Year celebrations, many sexual harassment cases come to fore 02 Jan 2020 02:38 By Express News Service BENGALURU: Despite elaborate security arrangements made by the city police, a few incidents of molestation and sexual harassment were reported during New Year celebrations at Brigade Road on Tuesday night. The Ashoknagar police …
  • Concert to help visually-disabled 01 Jan 2020 22:09 Nearly 3.35 lakh students across the state have been enrolled so far for this initiative by him. KRISHNAGIRI: With just three days go in 2019, pianist Anil Srinivasan is busy raising a charity of Rs. 23 lakh to help the Chennai-based Ganadarshan Seva …
  • Kadamabakuttai's tribal population faces difficulties while casting their votes in local body polls 31 Dec 2019 09:38 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Even as the district administration had assured transport facilities for tribal people residing in Kadamabakuttai hill station to reach their polling station during elections, complaints of officials allegedly going …
  • Oh God! Thief dressed as Lord Shiva nabbed 25 Dec 2019 00:04 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: When  ‘Lord Shiva’ came home to bless him six months ago, little did S Munusamy (40) of Eyagunam near Gingee, realise that his fortunes would take a turn for the worse. He ended up ‘offering’ gold jewellery and a sum of …
  • Over 2,000 participate in protest against CAA in Salem 25 Dec 2019 00:04 By Express News Service SALEM/KRISHNAGIRI: A protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) conducted in front of Salem Head Post Office on Tuesday by the Salem District United Jamath, along with Jamaththul …
  • Gutkha racket: Vellore police nab 13 men, seize contraband worth Rs. 2 crore 24 Dec 2019 15:19 By Express News Service VELLORE: The Vellore district police have nabbed 13 persons involved in illegal transportation, stocking and sale of gutkha ferried from Bengaluru via Krishnagiri to a destination in the city here. According to Superintendent of …
  • This Tamil Nadu headmaster let students off on winter break two days earlier 24 Dec 2019 10:03 Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: While the government schools were scheduled to close for holidays after the last half-yearly exam on Monday, this Panchayat Union Primary School in Kadambakutti village of Bettamugilalam panchayat is ahead of the curve. …
  • MK Stalin, others booked for anti-CAA protests 24 Dec 2019 09:38 CHENNAI: The Chennai City Police has filed cases against DMK Chief MK Stalin, youth wing secretary Udhayanidhi Stalin, leaders of DMK allies, and scores of cadre who participated in the protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act 2019 on Monday, …
  • Madras High Court Dismisses Two Judges, Retires Another On Health Grounds 23 Dec 2019 21:36 The decisions were taken at a meeting of all judges of the Madras High Court on December 7, sources said. Chennai: The Madras High Court has dismissed two judges and a judicial magistrate from service as part of its efforts to overhaul the subordinate …
  • An amputee on a 1,200-km cycle ride for various causes 22 Dec 2019 05:34 A glance from a distance might deceive anyone that V. Manikandan is just another bicyclist. Only upon a closer look one realises that he is differently abled who rides his old-fashioned bicycle with his right leg alone. While this is impressive already, Mr …
  • Lankan Tamils remain citizens of no-man’s land 22 Dec 2019 00:10 Express News Service MADURAI: The camp conditions are hellish. One must read Pathinathan, who is associated with the literary magazine Kalachuvadu, in this regard. Even if one’s heart is made of stone, it would still melt under the searing heat of reality. …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …