• Elephant deaths turn a jumbo nut to crack 11 Aug 2020 23:42 At least 253 wild elephants have died in the state in the past three years. Many of them are suspected to have died of poisoning by farmers in their bid to protect the standing crops from wild elephant raid. An activist from the Nilgiris, who conducted a …
  • Nilgiris logs 5 new cases 11 Aug 2020 23:42 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris district recorded the least number of new cases of Covid-19, on Monday, among all the districts in the state. With 5 new cases, the tally of the district stands at 967. With 22 patients already recovered and discharged, the …
  • Gaur kills leopard near Coonoor 11 Aug 2020 07:02 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The carcass of a three-year-old male leopard and a female gaur was found near Periya Karumbalam in Coonoor in the Nilgiris district on Monday. According to forest sources, the female gaur reportedly impaled the male …
  • Leopard, gaur found dead in Coonoor 11 Aug 2020 03:43 A female gaur and a male leopard were found dead near Periya Karumbalam on Selas road in Coonoor on Monday. Forest department officials believe that the leopard had hunted the female gaur, which was pregnant and had killed the animal, but was attacked by a …
  • Coonoor tea auction fetches record price 10 Aug 2020 13:14 High Cliff bought a leaf tea factory located in a small hamlet called Kengarai in Nilgiris district. This, once again, created a record by fetching all-time high prices for its two grades of orthodox teas at Sale No: 31 of the auctions at Coonoor Tea Trade …
  • Tea grower’s daughter S Malliga cracks UPSC examination in Tamil Nadu 10 Aug 2020 09:17 By Express News Service COONOOR: Perseverance, hard work and encouragement from family and friends helped 26-year-old S Malliga, daughter of K Sundaran, tea small grower, and R Chithradevi, retired Village Health Nurse, living in a tiny hamlet called …
  • Police conducts study to trace unidentified gang wearing undergarments' modus operandi 10 Aug 2020 09:17 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The city police on Sunday conducted a study to trace the modus operandi of the burglars and traced the topography of their movements in connection with a house break-in attempts reported in the city and its rural parts …
  • Hogenakkal dam in full spate, but farmers fate in a limbo 10 Aug 2020 09:17 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI/SALEM/COONOOR/ERODE: Hogenakkal has witnessed a sharp rise in its water level, with rain continuing to lash in the catchments of Cauvery in Karnataka and Kerala for the past few days. On Saturday, Revenue …
  • 10 new cases take tally to 958 in Nilgiris 09 Aug 2020 23:26 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris logged 10 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, taking the tally to 958 in the district. Fifteen patients recovered and were discharged in the district. While the total number of Covid patients discharged so far stands at 803, the …
  • Chennai to get more rain in 48 hours 09 Aug 2020 01:26 File photoCHENNAI: After the weekend started with light showers on the outskirts of the city, expect more such spells for the next two days as IMD has forecast light rain over some areas in the next 48 hours. The agency also forecast heavy to very heavy …
  • Nilgiris gets a breather from incessant rains 09 Aug 2020 00:47 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Nilgiris got a breather on Saturday, after five days of battering. It witnessed a reduction in the intensity of rainfall, despite a forecast of a likely heavy to very heavy rainfall on the day. Forenoon, the rain clouds …
  • Nilgiris logs 19 cases 08 Aug 2020 23:39 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris district logged 19 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, taking the count to 948, of which 157 are active cases. At least 15 patients were also discharged in the day, taking the total number of recovered patients to 788. The …
  • Plane crash: Lucky escape for three Gudalur natives 08 Aug 2020 23:39 Udhagamandalam: The ill-fated Boeing 737 that overshot the tabletop runway of the Calicut International Airport in Kerala on Friday had three passengers, including a five-year-old boy, from the Nilgiris. Shahila Shajahan, 21, of Nandhatty, her relative …
  • ‘Underwear gang’ member held, search on for 6 more 08 Aug 2020 23:39 Coimbatore: The city police have nabbed one of the burglars in underwear who had been attempting to break into some houses in the city corporation limits for the past couple of days. After several attempts, the gang had broken into a house and made away …
  • Coronavirus | Coimbatore sees five deaths as total cases cross 6,000-mark 08 Aug 2020 03:23 Coimbatore district reported five COVID-19 deaths and 228 new cases on Friday as overall tally crossed the 6,000-mark and stood at 6,227 cases. A 70-year-old woman, who was COVID-19 positive and admitted on Tuesday at the Coimbatore Medical College …
  • e-pass system cannot be abolished, says Palaniswami 08 Aug 2020 01:31 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Friday made it clear that the e-pass system for inter-district and inter-State movement during the pandemic cannot be abolished. A day after Opposition leader M.K. Stalin demanded the abolition of the system, Mr. …
  • Chennai likely to get weekend showers 08 Aug 2020 01:12 Picture used for representational purpose onlyCHENNAI: After days of cloudy skies, Chennai may begin the weekend with some showers, as weathermen have forecast light rain in the next 48 hours. Weather watchers said rainfall could continue for at least …
  • Rain in TN: Red alert in Coimbatore, Nilgiris 08 Aug 2020 01:12
  • 13 new cases take Nilgiris’ tally to 931 08 Aug 2020 01:11 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris recorded 13 new cases of novel coronavirus on Friday, taking its tally to 931, of which 154 are active cases. All the new cases were reported from Kotagiri and Coonoor taluks. Five of them were women. The state also included …
  • No respite from rain in Nilgiris 08 Aug 2020 01:11 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris continued to experience more rainfall as the average rainfall recorded in the district on Friday stood at 131.7mm against 111.1mm on Thursday. However, the strong flow of wind subsided as the residents heaved a sigh of relief. …
  • Tamil Nadu: Red alert in Coimbatore, Nilgiris after IMD forecasts heavy rain 08 Aug 2020 01:11
  • Flood alert issued in Coimbatore, Erode districts 07 Aug 2020 23:33 By Express News Service COIMBATORE/ERODE/COONOOR: Coimbatore district administration on Friday issued a flood alert for people residing on the banks of river Bhavani within the district. The river swelled up due to the increase of outflow from …
  • Heavy rain predicted in already-battered Nilgiris, people urged to stay indoors 07 Aug 2020 18:49 By Express News Service COIMBATORE/TIRUPUR/ERODE: Gudalur in Nilgiris district was battered by rains for the fifth consecutive day on Friday. With a prediction of heavy rainfall made for Saturday as well district collector J Innocent Divya asked …
  • Monsoon mayhem: 15 bodies recovered after major landslide in Kerala 07 Aug 2020 16:52 At least 15 bodies have been recovered and many people are still either trapped under debris or missing after a major landslide swept through a plantation labour encampment in kerala’s Idukki district early on Friday morning. The enormity of the tragedy …
  • Indcoserve to pay all-time high price for tea green leaf this month 07 Aug 2020 13:37 Nearly 30,000 tea small growers who supply their green leaf as raw material to 16 Industrial co-operative tea factories (Indco factories) in The Nilgiris will receive ₹22 a kg for their green leaf during August. “This is the all-time high price paid by …
  • CM takes stock of situation in The Nilgiris 07 Aug 2020 08:26 By Express News Service COONOOR/TIRUPUR/DHARMAPURI/SALEM: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday enquired about the situation prevailing in The Nilgiris over a phone call and advised the Collector Innocent Divya to inspect areas …
  • Breezy days, cloudy skies forecast in Chennai 07 Aug 2020 04:05 Huge waves lash the shore at Kasimedu fishing harbour on ThursdayCHENNAI: The heavy monsoon spells lashing western Tamil Nadu and the rest of the west coast may make Chennai residents yearn for some spillover showers, but according to weathermen, the city …
  • Rain continues to batter Nilgiris 07 Aug 2020 01:01 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris recorded an average of 111.15mm rainfall on Thursday. Avalanche received a record high of 581mm rain, followed by Gudalur (335mm), Upper Bhavani (319mm), Upper Gudalur (305mm), Devala (220mm) and Pandalur (181mm). The heavy …
  • Rain fills up reservoirs, raises hope 07 Aug 2020 01:01 The recent rainfall in Western Ghats has helped the water level in reservoirs in southern districts of the state to inch up. Karnataka, meanwhile, released 43,333cusecs (cubic feet per second) water in the Cauvery from the Kabini dam, which received …
  • Five TNAU alumni crack UPSC exam 07 Aug 2020 01:01 Coimbatore: Five alumni of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) here have cleared the UPSC exams this year. They graduated from the university and its affiliated colleges over the past six years. A release from TNAU said S Bharani, who completed …
  • Flood warning issued in Hogenakkal 06 Aug 2020 07:01 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI/ COONOOR/COIMBATORE: Dharmapuri district administration on Wednesday warned people residing in the low-lying areas near Hogenekkal of possible flooding. The announcement, made in a traditional way using a drum …
  • Record rain pounds Nilgiris 06 Aug 2020 01:27 Udhagamangalam: Nilgiris witnessed its highest rainfall this year in the 24 hour period ending Wednesday morning, and recorded two deaths besides a slew of destruction bringing back memories of a devastating rain during the same period last year. Road …
  • 30% hike in green leaf tea prices brings cheer to Nilgiris farmers 06 Aug 2020 01:15 Udhagamandalam: Nearly a 30% hike in the price of green leaf tea has brought cheer to small tea farmers in the Nilgiris. The Tamil Nadu Small Tea Growers Industrial Cooperative Tea Factories Federation Ltd (Indcoserve) has raised the price of green leaf …
  • Tea board fixes all-time high average price for august green leaf 05 Aug 2020 13:22 Tea Board has announced that the district average price for green leaf during August in the Nilgiris will be ₹20.99 a kg. M Balaji, Executive Director, Tea Board, said that this price has been fixed based on the consolidated auction sale average of CTC …
  • Monsoon unleashes fury over peninsula as low intensifies 05 Aug 2020 13:14 India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said that a new low-pressure area may form over the West-Central and adjoining North Bay of Bengal over the next three to four days (by Sunday) even as a hyperactive and well-marked low-pressure area off the Odisha …
  • 30% hike in green leaf tea price bring cheers to farmers 05 Aug 2020 02:21 Udhagamandalam: Nearly a 30% hike in the price of green leaf tea has brought cheer to small tea farmers in the Nilgiris. The Tamil Nadu Small Tea Growers Industrial Cooperative Tea Factories Federation Ltd (Indcoserve) has raised the price of green leaf …
  • Nilgiris logs 14 cases, 22 discharged 05 Aug 2020 02:21 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris logged 14 new cases of Covid-19 on Tuesday, taking its tally to 863, of which 139 are active cases. Among the new cases are girls aged two and four years and a 57-year-old woman who went to Coimbatore for treatment. Most of the …
  • Personal debt of Biyani a hurdle before RIL acquiring Future Group businesses 04 Aug 2020 06:50 Two persons directly aware of the ongoing discussions confirmed this, adding that a final decision on resolving the personal debt issue and conclusion of the Rs23,000-crore, all-cash deal may be taken within 10 days. “The deal was supposed to be announced …
  • Tamil Nadu weatherman forecasts massive rains in Kerala, TN and Karnataka 03 Aug 2020 11:34 Pradeep John, an independent weatherman based out of Tamil Nadu, known for his accurate weather forecast, has predicted very heavy rains in Kerala, Valparai, Nilgiris and Kodagu belt in the coming days. The peak will be from August 5 to 8. “In the last two …
  • 14 test +ve in Nilgiris 03 Aug 2020 01:12 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris recorded 14 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, taking the count to 812, of which 138 are active cases. At least 22 patients were also discharged in the day. With this, 672 patients have recovered from the virus in the district. …
  • Trucks bound for Ooty to pick up vegetables denied entry 02 Aug 2020 22:54 Coimbatore: Trucks from across the state on the way to the Nilgiris district to pick up vegetables were turned away in Mettupalayam on Sunday. Some vegetable dealers said they had come from as far as Viluppuram to pick up vegetables to take to the Monday …
  • Allow us to kill crop-raiding wild boars: Nilgiris farmers 02 Aug 2020 22:54 Udhagamandalam: Farmers in the district are disappointed over the state government not extending the permission to shoot and kill wild boars that cause crop damage to the Nilgiris forest division. Pointing out that wild boar menace was more in hilly areas, …
  • Nilgiris’ tally breaches 800-mark 02 Aug 2020 00:59 Udhagamandalam: With 36 new cases, the Nilgiris’ Covid-19 tally breached 800 on Saturday. As many as 18 patients were discharged. The district accounts for 150 active cases with a recovery rate above 80%. The total cases registered is 802. The new cases, …
  • Nilgiris sees let-up in cases, just 2 test +ve 01 Aug 2020 01:24 Udhagamandalam: There was a let-up in Covid-19 cases in the Nilgiris on Friday, when it logged just two new cases, taking its tally to 766. While the district has 132 active cases, 632 patients have recovered so far. The recovery rate stands at 82.5% in …
  • Tribals keep contagion at bay 01 Aug 2020 01:24 Udhagamandalam: Except for a pregnant woman, who tested positive for Covid-19 two weeks ago, the Nilgiris, which is home to six tribal groups, has not reported any novel coronavirus cases among the tribals since its outbreak in the hills. This is despite …
  • Tamil Nadu has 57,968 active Covid-19 cases, logs 97 more deaths 01 Aug 2020 01:24 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s fresh Covid-19 infections dipped marginally for the second day with 5,881 cases on Friday, while 97 deaths were recorded. The number of actives cases in the state is now 57,968. Hotspot …
  • Leopard rescued from Nilgiris succumbs to injuries at Vandalur Zoo 31 Jul 2020 09:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A male leopard, which was rescued by the Nilgiris Forest Division on May 16, succumbed to its injuries in Arignar Anna Zoological Park on Friday. The six-year-old animal was transported from the Nilgiris to the Arignar Anna …
  • Inside Jaya library: 8,376 books, Tirukkural to Discovery of India 31 Jul 2020 00:09 Jaya at her library in Kodanadu Estate. She also had libraries in Veda Nilayam and Siruthavur bungalow. (Source: J Krishnapriya) In May 2012, J Jayalalithaa declared that the Anna Centenary Library in Chennai, built by her rival M Karunanidhi of the DMK …
  • Community vigil programme in Nilgiris 31 Jul 2020 00:08 Udhagamandalam: A community vigil programme was conducted by the Nilgiris district administration at Tamizhagam in Ooty for the officials of TANTEA and Industrial Cooperative (INDCO) tea factories. Supriya Sahu, chief executive officer and monitoring …
  • 33 new cases take Nilgiris count to 768 31 Jul 2020 00:08 Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris recorded 33 new Covid-19 cases, 15 of them women, on Thursday, taking the district’s tally to 768. At least 18 of the 33 new cases are tertiary contacts of patients from the T.Oranally wedding function and another eight are …
  • Nilgiris to contest bid to issue ryotwari patta for 1,705 acres to pvt tea estate 31 Jul 2020 00:08 Udhagamandalam: The district administration is all set to contest the move to issue ryotwari patta for 1,705.9 acres falling under five survey numbers in Gudalur village in the Nilgiris to Silver Cloud Estate. The Janmam Estates Abolition Tribunal/ …
  • ESI Hosp to equip 400 beds for Covid patients with high-flow oxygen lines 31 Jul 2020 00:08 Coimbatore: At least 70 more beds have been equipped with high-flow oxygen lines in the ESI Hospital, the main Covid-19 treatment centre in the district. The hospital has 310 such beds now. The move comes at a time when the district is seeing an upward …
  • Father-son duo who are directors of MLM firm Green Crest Investment arrested in Coimbatore for duping investors 30 Jul 2020 07:04 Manikandan COIMBATORE: A father-son duo, who are directors of multi-level marketing (MLM) firm Green Crest Investment, were arrested by the Economic Offices Wing (EOW) police in Coimbatore on Wednesday for cheating investors of Rs 60 crore. The arrested …
  • International Tiger Day observed 30 Jul 2020 01:21 Udhagamandalam: The Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) in the Nilgiris, which boasts of 103 tigers, observed the International Tiger Day on Wednesday. A banyan sapling was planted at the Theppekadu elephant camp in MTR to mark the day. Fifty forest staff …
  • 11 test +ve, 17 discharged in Nilgiris 30 Jul 2020 01:21 Udhagamandalam: At least 11 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the Nilgiris on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 735. Seventeen patients were also discharged in the day, improving the recovery rate to 79% from 77% on Tuesday. …
  • Present price rise of tea an upward correction, says Tea Board chief 29 Jul 2020 13:31 Tea Board chairman P K Bezbaruah on Wednesday said that prices of tea had remained stagnant for years and the present price rise is an upward correction. He said that this is a temporary phenomenon and there will be a downward trend again next year. …
  • Declining vegetation in Mudumalai Tiger Reserve to enhance carnivores’ prey base 29 Jul 2020 05:46 Mudumalai Tiger Reserve UDHAGAMANDALAM: The Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) in the Nilgiris, home to about 103 tigers, has of late been witnessing a gradual decrease in vegetation in the core area right from Theppakadu range. If one is wondering whether it …
  • Searching Mobile Signals, Looking Out For Elephants: Online Lessons For These TN Village Kids Aren’t Easy 29 Jul 2020 03:31 Learning lessons always used to be a tough call for students of remote hilly regions of Gudalur due to the long commute through difficult terrain and inclement weather to their schools. Even learning through online classes during the corona times is …
  • Fifty patients recover from virus in Nilgiris 28 Jul 2020 23:56 Udhagamandalam: While 50 patients recovered and were discharged, only two new cases of Covid-19 were recorded in the Nilgiris on Tuesday. While the the Nilgiris’ Covid-19 tally stands at 726, as many as 160 active patients are being treated at the …
  • Thundershowers lash several parts of Chennai and its suburbs 28 Jul 2020 21:33 A scorching day ended with thundershowers lashing several parts of the city towards the evening on Tuesday. Many parts of the city and its suburbs, including Chitlapakkam, Chembarambakkam and Kolapakkam, received a good amount of rain, accompanied by …
  • Program helps East Winston students confront problems aggravated by pandemic 12 Aug 2020 21:26 By John Railey Public school students across Winston-Salem and Forsyth County are coming to terms with the fact that their first nine weeks, at least, of school will be virtual. For students from underserved families, that adjustment will be all the harder …
  • 5 Demon Deacons set to compete in the U.S. Amateur Golf Tourney 12 Aug 2020 21:25 The Wake Forest men’s golf team will have enough players for an entire college lineup at the U.S. Amateur in Bandon, Ore., this week. Five Demon Deacons, returning senior Eric Bae, seniors Marco Steyn and Parker Gillam, junior Alex Fitzpatrick, and …
  • Residue from tear gas used at Portland protests raises concern about pollution 12 Aug 2020 21:18 SALEM, Ore. — The presence of U.S. agents has diminished in Portland, Oregon, but city officials are still cleaning up tear gas residue from the streets, dirt and possibly the storm drains after the chemical was used frequently by both police and federal …
  • MRPC to host upcoming opioid use disorder awareness walk in Steelville 12 Aug 2020 20:58 The Meramec Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) Rural Opioid Initiative in partnership with Mid-MO Addiction Awareness Group (MAAG) will host an opioid use disorder awareness walk in Steelville. The walk aims at providing awareness for opioid use disorder. …
  • 'I didn't do anything wrong' 12 Aug 2020 20:50 Kathy Mccormack, Associated Press Updated 11:46 am PDT, Wednesday, August 12, 2020 FILE - In this June 18, 2007, file photo Ed Brown talks to reporters during a news conference in Plainfield, N.H. Brown is awaiting a Sept. 29, 2020, re-sentencing over a …
  • DRT heading into first phase of ridership recovery plan 12 Aug 2020 20:03 Durham Region Transit (DRT) is preparing to roll out the first phase of its Ridership Recovery Framework. Phase A will launch of Monday, Aug. 24 and will introduce a new transit network “designed to meet current and projected customer demand, from early …
  • Stonebwoy out of 'Black Love' concert after allegedly slapping Sarkodie's manager 12 Aug 2020 19:57 Entertainment of Wednesday, 12 August 2020 Source: Ghana Guardian Dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy Click to read all about coronavirus → Ghanaian Dancehall artiste Stonebwoy has been kicked out of ‘Black Love’ virtual concert after he allegedly slapped …
  • Tear gas at Portland protests raises concern about pollution 12 Aug 2020 19:56 Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP FILE - In this July 25, 2020, file photo, a protester carries an umbrella as federal police officers deploy tear gas during a protest at the Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse in Portland, Ore. Federal agents have left Portland …
  • Teen dead in Winston-Salem after reported shooting 12 Aug 2020 19:50 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A teen is dead after a reported shooting in Winston-Salem on Wednesday, according to Winston-Salem police. Officers were called to Northeast 26th Street and Cleveland Avenue on Wednesday at 1:11 p.m. on a report of a shooting. When …
  • Valley athletes feel physical and emotional turmoil of pandemic 12 Aug 2020 19:14 There are a lot of new protocols happening in school districts as safety guidelines are being implemented to stop the spread of COVID-19 by: Connor Kick Posted: Aug 12, 2020 / 05:12 AM EDT / Updated: Aug 12, 2020 / 06:50 AM EDT SALEM, Ohio ( …
  • Tax protester in 2007 standoff: ‘I didn’t do anything wrong’ 12 Aug 2020 18:20 CONCORD, N.H. — A man awaiting resentencing over a monthslong armed standoff with U.S. marshals in 2007 to protest a tax evasion conviction says he has no use for guns, distrusts the court system, and sees himself as a pawn to set an example for others, …
  • HOLD for 6PM -- Can Lebanese Protesters, Civil Society Can Help Govern After Toppling Government? 12 Aug 2020 17:35 AMMAN, JORDAN - Lebanon’s protests already have brought down two successive governments in the space of nine months, analysts say, pointing to the strength of people power in nationwide demonstrations and their demands for change, as well as the …
  • Tamil Nadu remains steady under 6,000 mark for Covid-19 cases with 5871 reported cases 12 Aug 2020 17:19 Chennai: Tamil Nadu managed to keep up its streak of under 6000 cases with the State reporting 5871 Covid-19 positive cases on Wednesday. This takes the total tally to 314520 in the State, the government media bulletin confirmed. The death toll, however, …
  • Gov. Evers grants nine more pardons 12 Aug 2020 17:08 August 12, 2020 11:07 AM Stephen Cohn Posted: August 12, 2020 11:07 AM MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers granted nine pardons this week, according to a release Wednesday morning. The Governor’s Pardon Advisory Board listened virtually from applicants on July …
  • US military delivers emergency food, medical aid to Beirut 12 Aug 2020 16:36 KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — The U.S. military has delivered some 260 tons of humanitarian aid to Lebanon since an explosion damaged much of the capital city and left more than 200 people dead or missing last week. U.S. Air Forces Central Command and Air …
  • CP committed to sustainability, investing in solar power at its Calgary headquarters 12 Aug 2020 15:19 CALGARY, AB, Aug. 12, 2020 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Canadian Pacific (TSX: CP) (NYSE: CP) has begun work to install a solar energy farm at its corporate headquarters in Calgary. The installation is expected to generate more power than consumed …
  • The story of Jewish Salonica 12 Aug 2020 13:23 In her book, Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century, noted historian Prof. Sarah Abrevaya Stein follows the Sephardi Levy family of Salonica from the end of the 19th century, while it was under Ottoman rule, through the city’s …
  • UAE President issues two Decrees on Ministry of Presidential Affairs 12 Aug 2020 12:49 President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has issued Federal Decree No.112 of 2020 appointing Saeed Saif Salem Al Neyadi as the Executive Director of Presidential Protocols at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs with the grade of Assistant …
  • ‘More challenging decisions ahead’ Gov. Kate Brown responds to special session 12 Aug 2020 12:42 SALEM, Ore. – It took lawmakers nearly 15 hours, but they got it all done in one day passing 11 bills in closed door meetings. Most notably, they were able to make cuts to fill the $1.2 billion budget hole, but it didn’t come without controversy. “I’m …
  • Stonebwoy reportedly beats ups Sarkodie’s manager, Angel Town 12 Aug 2020 11:02 – – Reports in circulation on social media indicate that Bhim Nation President, 1GAD Stonebwoy has physically attacked Angel Town who happens to be Sarkodie’s manager. Per reports and of Information coming in, Angel Town and Stonebwoy engaged a violent …
  • Bodycam Video: New Jersey State Police Rescue Man From Vehicle Caught In Flash Flood In Salem County 12 Aug 2020 07:56 PILESGROVE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey State Police rescued a man from a vehicle caught in a flash flood in Salem County over the weekend. Troopers arrived to find the vehicle trapped against a guardrail on Route 40 in Pilesgrove Township. This …
  • Man Convicted Of 1977 Rape And Murder In South Salem To Be Paroled In September 12 Aug 2020 05:22 NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — He witnessed his mother’s rape and murder when he was just a little boy and now the man who killed her and another woman in Westchester County four decades ago is about to be set free. That little boy is now 50 years old and he …
  • Winston-Salem City Council working on plan to address gun violence in the city 12 Aug 2020 04:24 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — How to address gun violence in the city of Winston-Salem, especially when it occurs every night near some families? The answer could come in the form of cameras and a more aggressive approach by Winston-Salem City Council members. At …
  • Salem Schools Will Reopen Classrooms For Younger Students, Keep Older Students Remote 12 Aug 2020 03:50 SALEM (CBS) — The Salem School Committee voted late Monday to reopen the schools. The school committee’s decision calls for kids in third grade and younger to return to school for in-person learning while all older students will learn remotely. School …
  • Three students drown in lake near Salem 11 Aug 2020 16:17
  • Winston-Salem man dies after shots fired on North Claremont Avenue 11 Aug 2020 13:19 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem police launched a death investigation after a man was found with a gunshot wound. At about 9:20 p.m. Monday, officers responded to a report of shots fired on the 2600 block of North Claremont Avenue. While heading to the …
  • State legislators make their way up to Salem for special session 11 Aug 2020 08:47 SALEM, Ore. – This might have been one of the most unusual sessions state legislators have experienced. While politicians are reorganizing how to safely meet in the Capitol due to Coronavirus concerns the topics they’re discussing are just as uncertain. “ …
  • Salem-West Branch in Week 1 11 Aug 2020 06:15 BELOIT — The Eastern Buckeye Conference plans on opening the football season with a bang. The league released a new schedule Monday and moved its rivalry week from the last regular-season game to the first. The EBC schedule on Friday, Aug. 28, includes …
  • Salem firefighters battle weekend fires 11 Aug 2020 05:30 Staff reports SALEM — Salem firefighters battled two house fires over the weekend, with three dogs perishing in a Prospect Street fire early Saturday and a dog on Cedar Street alerting the owner to a fire early Sunday, allowing both to get out safely. Both …
  • Grandfather speaks about death of grandson while at work in Winston-Salem 11 Aug 2020 01:03 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A grandfather spoke about losing his 23-year-old grandson, who died at work in Winston-Salem when he was hit by a driver. On Thursday, Austin Arrington stood on Old Walkertown Road trying to slow down traffic as his co-workers …
  • Police: Fight over bottle of alcohol leads to deadly Salem Ave. shooting 10 Aug 2020 19:18 CLARK COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) – Health officials on Monday confirmed to 2 NEWS that 14 residents of Oakwood Village have tested positive for COVID-19. The Clark County Combined Health District says in addition to those cases, seven staff members have tested …
  • Lawmakers return to Salem for special session 10 Aug 2020 16:24 SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers return to the Capitol for the second special session of 2020. But the question remains if the session, which begins Monday, will be solely dedicated to rebalancing the state budget thrown out of whack because of the …
  • ‘We embraced that it’s a corona wedding’: Salem couple hosts drive-by bridal shower 10 Aug 2020 08:48 SALEM, MASS. (WHDH) - Amanda Luca and Jimi McAllister weren’t planning on an unconventional bridal shower, but they made the most of it with a drive-by parade of gift-givers — and said anyone in their shoes should make the best of the situation. “Just do …
  • Road Closures In Northfield & Salem Townships 10 Aug 2020 08:34 By Jessica Mathews / [email protected] Some closures are continuing as part of road work in Northfield Township and Salem Townships. In Northfield Township, daytime closures are scheduled on Nollar Road between 6 Mile and 7 Mile Road starting today and …
  • Safety is priority as Salem schools work on reopening plan 10 Aug 2020 05:24 SALEM — Salem school officials on Friday released the details parents want to know about the Sept. 8 restart of their children’s education, covering everything from facial coverings and safety measures to recess and lunch. “We’re doing everything we …
  • Man shot during robbery in Winston-Salem, taken to hospital, police say 09 Aug 2020 17:04 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man is in the hospital following a shooting during a robbery on Sunday, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. The WSPD responded to a report of a shooting at 100 Capital Lodging Court around 1:05 a.m. When …
  • Earls twirls a shutout, Cheeseman homers in Salem's win over Crofton 09 Aug 2020 07:49 In a game that Crofton (Neb.) occupied the base paths for much of the first few innings, Salem pulled out a 3-0 Class B state amateur baseball win on Saturday at Cadwell Park. For the Cubs, it felt like a breakthrough. “This is our third time since I’ve …
  • Family remembers construction worker killed at Winston-Salem site 09 Aug 2020 00:24 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A local family is remembering a loved one days after his death. 23-year-old Austin Arrington was hit and killed by an SUV on Thursday evening while directing traffic at a construction site on Old Walkertown Road in Winston-Salem. He …
  • CM reviews Covid prevention measures, developmental works in Salem district 08 Aug 2020 23:39 Salem: Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, who was visiting Salem district, on Saturday chaired a meeting with district administration officials to disscuss developmental works and steps taken to curb the Covid-19 spread in the district. After the …
  • Secretary of state will decide Salem RITA issue 08 Aug 2020 16:29 LISBON — The Ohio secretary of state will decide the fate of the proposed Salem RITA ballot issue after the Columbiana County Board of Elections reached a stalemate. The elections board on Friday deadlocked 2-2 along party lines, with Republicans David …
  • Greensburg-Salem Pushing Back Start Of School 08 Aug 2020 10:31 By: KDKA-TV News Staff GREENSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — The Greensburg-Salem School District is pushing back the first day of school by almost two weeks. The district says a shipment of laptops was delayed and they won’t be ready to distribute to students by …
  • Salem Media Group, Inc. (SALM) CEO Edward Atsinger on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 08 Aug 2020 09:58 Salem Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:SALM) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 6, 2020 5:00 PM ET Company Participants Evan Masyr – Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Edward Atsinger – Chief Executive Officer David Evans – President of …
  • Clark Joins Staff at Salem Regional Medical Center 08 Aug 2020 06:21 Friday, August 7, 2020 Staff SALEM, Ohio — Salem Regional Medical Center recently added general surgeon Shawn C. Clark, D.O., to its medical staff. Clark also joins William Lee, M.D., and I. Darrell Pugh, D.O., at Salem General Surgery, 2094 E. State St. …
  • Winston-Salem State University students move in to campus 08 Aug 2020 02:00 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — It was move-in day at Winston-Salem State University Friday. Freshman Lauren Best couldn’t hide her excitement. “I’m just ready to get in there. Get moved in and start my new life here at Winston Salem State University,” she said. The …
  • Man hit by vehicle, seriously injured while crossing Polo Road in Winston-Salem, police say 07 Aug 2020 10:37 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was taken to a hospital after he was hit by a vehicle on Polo Road in Winston-Salem, according to police. At about 8:56 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a crash on the 200 block of Polo Road. Police say 47-year-old Billy …
  • Moped driver killed in crash involving 2 other vehicles on US 421 in Winston-Salem 07 Aug 2020 10:37 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A moped driver was killed after they were hit by two vehicles on U.S. 421 in Winston-Salem, according to police. At about 12:12 a.m. Friday, oficers responded to a crash on U.S. 421 south, north of Exit 230. Investigators believe a …
  • School supply drive happening this week in Salem 07 Aug 2020 08:48 Shawn Nowlin [email protected] Despite some changes to the upcoming academic year, students still need school supplies. Salem City Public Schools once again is joining Roanoke City Public Schools and Roanoke County Public Schools for the Load the …
  • Kiwanis Club of Salem awards scholarships to high school graduates 07 Aug 2020 08:48 Shawn Nowlin [email protected] The Kiwanis Club of Salem recently gave scholarships to high school graduates furthering their education in the fall. To qualify for the scholarships, local students needed two references and must have already been …
  • Earnings: Salem, MannKind Improve Results but Stocks Drop 07 Aug 2020 06:27 Both Salem Media Group and MannKind Corp. saw their stocks drop big on Thursday even though they did not disappoint Wall Street. Salem, the Camarillo Christian broadcaster, publisher and online content distributor reported a net loss of $2.5 million (-9 …
  • Man working traffic control hit, killed on Old Walkertown Road in Winston-Salem 07 Aug 2020 03:22 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A person was killed in a crash in Winston-Salem on Thursday afternoon. The crash happened in the 5200 block of Old Walkertown Road and involved a vehicle and a man working traffic control as utility work was being done nearby. Winston …
  • Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools student-athlete tests positive for coronavirus 07 Aug 2020 03:22 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools on Thursday announced that a student-athlete tested positive for COVID-19. The school system released the following information: Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools has been notified that …
  • Salem Media Group, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2020 Total Revenue Of $52.9 Million 07 Aug 2020 03:15
  • Salem Media Group, Inc. Announces Second Quarter 2020 Total Revenue of $52.9 Million 06 Aug 2020 20:20 CAMARILLO, Calif., August 6, 2020 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Salem Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SALM) released its results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2020. Second Quarter 2020 Results For the quarter ended June 30, 2020 compared to the quarter ended …
  • Salem’s Family Court Closes After Coronavirus Exposure 06 Aug 2020 19:15 SALEM (CBS) – Salem’s Essex Probate and Family Court is closed after someone at the court tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday. The court will reopen on Friday. Other courts have also been closed due to coronavirus, including Barnstable District Court …
  • Police identify 2 teens killed in drive-by shooting in Winston-Salem; teen suspect in custody 06 Aug 2020 18:21 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two 14-year-olds who died after a drive-by shooting in Winston-Salem have been identified, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Around 12:37 a.m. Saturday, officers with the WSPD responded to Utah Drive when …
  • Salem Regional Wound Health Center Earns Recognition 06 Aug 2020 07:00 Wednesday, August 5, 2020 Staff SALEM, Ohio — Salem Regional Medical Center’s Wound Healing Center has been named a Center of Distinction by Healogics, a national provider of wound care services. In the past eight years, the center has earned the …
  • Ventra Salem Donates Face Shields to KSU Columbiana County 06 Aug 2020 06:59 SALEM, Ohio — With fall semester just around the corner, a donation to Kent State University Columbiana County from Ventra Salem adds another layer of protection for students and faculty. Ventra, a division of Flex-N-Gate, donated 1,000 plastic face …
  • McDonald golf cruises at Salem 06 Aug 2020 05:43 Submitted photo McDonald High School’s golf team is pictured after winning Mineral Ridge William Moransky Golf Invitational trophy. Pictured from left, are Michael Porter, Calen O’Connell, Caleb Domitrovich, Anthony Ragazzine, coach Matt Vukovic and …
  • Salem discusses moving veteran’s memorial monument to new location 06 Aug 2020 02:58 It currently sits out front of the lot that was once the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce building by: Jacob Thompson Posted: Aug 5, 2020 / 06:26 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 5, 2020 / 06:30 PM EDT SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – The veteran’s memorial monument in …
  • McDonald Golf takes top honors at Salem Hills 06 Aug 2020 02:57 The Blue Devils were victorious after posting a score of 338 by: Chad Krispinsky Posted: Aug 5, 2020 / 08:22 PM EDT / Updated: Aug 5, 2020 / 08:22 PM EDT SALEM, Ohio (WKBN) – McDonald took top honors at the Mineral Ridge William Moransky Golf …
  • ‘It’s going to take more than just us to address it’: Winston-Salem police chief calls on community for help to stop juvenile related violence 06 Aug 2020 01:46 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — How to stop juveniles from turning to a life of crime?  That has been the question that has haunted Winston-Salem Police Chief Catrina Thompson since she stepped into the role of police chief in 2017.  “Our job is really to enforce …
  • Video related to the death of John Neville in Winston-Salem released 06 Aug 2020 01:46 WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than a week’s worth of meetings, at least some clarity is emerging in the bipartisan Washington talks on a huge COVID-19 response bill. Negotiators are still stuck, but still trying. A combative meeting Wednesday involving top …
  • Salem Tabri man shares OTP, loses money 06 Aug 2020 01:33 Times News Network Ludhiana: A city resident has lost Rs 1.66 lakh to a fraudster, who called him up posing as a bank employee. The victim has been identified as Harbans Singh, 41, a resident of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Colony, Salem Tabri. He is a tabla …
  • New Dunkin’ being built in Salem 05 Aug 2020 08:00 Morning Journal/Mary Ann Greier This new Dunkin’ building, under construction next to the existing Dunkin’ Donuts on West State Street in Salem, is expected to open in late October or early November. SALEM — Salem area residents can expect the latest …
  • Man seriously injured in Winston-Salem shooting 05 Aug 2020 07:36 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was taken to the hospital with a serious injury after a shooting in Winston-Salem on Tuesday night, according to a news release from Winston-Salem police. The victim, a 24-year-old man, was in his vehicle at Hattie Avenue and …
  • Salem Announces Cancellations, Changes To Halloween Plans 05 Aug 2020 07:09 SALEM (CBS) — October in Salem will look different this year due to the coronavirus. The city, which usually welcomes half a million tourists during the Halloween season, announced Tuesday that many events will be canceled or scaled back. “Many people …
  • Hearing due on Salem’s RITA issue 05 Aug 2020 05:19 LISBON — Those on both sides of the Salem Regional Income Tax Agency (RITA) initiative petition will get a chance to voice their reasons for the referendum petitions and the protest against it before a decision is made about whether or not it will be …
  • Salem booms go bust 05 Aug 2020 05:19 SALEM — The fireworks display the city had scheduled for Labor Day weekend has been canceled, Mayor John Berlin announced Tuesday. In a letter to sponsors dated Monday, he said the city was thanking them for their donation to the 2020 fireworks display but …
  • KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. (KREF) CEO Matt Salem on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 05 Aug 2020 00:57 KKR Real Estate Finance Trust Inc. (NYSE:KREF) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 4, 2020 11:00 AM ET Company Participants Michael Shapiro - Head, IR Matt Salem - CEO Patrick Mattson - President and COO Mostafa Nagaty - CFO Conference Call …
  • To avoid a COVID-19 horror show, Salem is planning a scarily scaled-back Halloween 04 Aug 2020 20:14 Though the holiday is still a couple months away, Salem is already planning for a drastically pared-down Halloween season this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of the beloved Haunted Happenings events will be cancelled, or changed to coincide with …
  • Salem announces what Halloween will look like amid COVID-19 pandemic 04 Aug 2020 19:32 SALEM — The city of Salem, which typically hosts a half-million people in the nights leading up to Halloween, gave its first look Tuesday at what the holiday will look like amid the COVID-19 pandemic. "With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic still …
  • Pandemic putting a kink in (or canceling) Salem Halloween celebrations 04 Aug 2020 19:17 "Many of the official events and activities that constitute Haunted Happenings will be either canceled or scaled back." SALEM, Mass. — The city of Salem, which typically hosts a half-million people in the nights leading up to Halloween, gave its …
  • Salem financial picture a bit brighter 04 Aug 2020 17:56 SALEM — The funding gap is getting smaller between last year’s income tax receipts and this year’s receipts under COVID-19, according to figures through July 31. “We’re still holding our own,” city Auditor Betty Brothers said Monday. During a meeting in …
  • Police ask for leads in 2019 Salem arson case 03 Aug 2020 22:38 Oregon Pallet caught fire in the early hours of Monday, August 19, 2019 by: KOIN 6 News Staff Posted: Aug 3, 2020 / 02:58 PM PDT / Updated: Aug 3, 2020 / 02:58 PM PDT A 4-alarm blaze damaged a Salem recycler, August 19, 2019 (KOIN) PORTLAND, …
  • Siddha Covid care centre opened in Salem dist 03 Aug 2020 18:22
  • Drop Chennai-Salem e-way project: DMK MPs 03 Aug 2020 18:22 SALEM: Three DMK MPs on Monday urged the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government either to drop the Chennai-Salem green corridor expressway project or to find an alternative route for the project which won’t affect farmers. MPs S R Parthiban (Salem), Dr S …
  • Salem war memorial could be moved to city hall grounds 03 Aug 2020 04:44 SALEM – The city administration is working to relocate the veterans memorial from the corner of Lincoln and State to the grounds of city hall. The intention had always been to move the monument after it was learned the Salem Area Chamber of Commerce …
  • Herrboldt’s late RBI sends Tyndall past Salem for VFW Class B crown 03 Aug 2020 03:10 With the score knotted 4-4 in the top of the seventh inning of the South Dakota VFW Class B 16-and-under state championship game, Herrboldt delivered an RBI single to send Tyndall past Salem, 5-4. Salem grabbed an early 2-0 lead and when Tyndall came back …
  • Man shot at La Quinta in Winston-Salem, taken to hospital, police say 02 Aug 2020 15:39 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was shot on Sunday at a La Quinta hotel in Winston-Salem and taken to the hospital, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Around 2:35 a.m., officers with the WSPD responded to a report of a shooting at the …
  • 2 Winston-Salem men in hospital after shooting each other during argument, police say 02 Aug 2020 15:38 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two men are in the hospital after they shot each during an argument on Saturday, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Around 10:51 p.m., officers with the WSPD responded to a report of a shooting on North Point …
  • Pregnant woman shot in Winston-Salem while sitting outside her apartment, police say 02 Aug 2020 15:38 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A pregnant woman was shot while sitting outside her apartment on Saturday, according to the Winston-Salem Police Department Around 10:08 p.m., officers with the WSPD responded to a report of a shooting on Ferrell Court. Ivory Mohammed …
  • 2 teens killed in drive-by shooting in Winston-Salem, police say 02 Aug 2020 15:38 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Two 14-year-olds died following a drive-by shooting in Winston-Salem on Saturday, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Around 12:37 a.m., officers with the WSPD responded to Utah Drive when they were told about …
  • Independence man arrested in Salem attempted kidnappings 02 Aug 2020 02:51 Christopher Ryan Santibanez faces multiple charges by: KOIN 6 News Staff Posted: Aug 1, 2020 / 11:57 AM PDT / Updated: Aug 1, 2020 / 12:10 PM PDT Christopher Ryan Santibanez is accused of attempted kidnappings from Salem coffee stands, August 1 …
  • Man shot, taken to hospital in Winston-Salem, police say 02 Aug 2020 02:49 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was shot in Winston-Salem on Saturday and taken to the hospital, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Officers with the WSPD responded to a shooting call at Motor Road around 12:32 p.m. When they arrived, …
  • Emirates Refreshments Appoints Hamad Salem Al Amiri As CEO 02 Aug 2020 01:20
  • 14-year-old killed in drive-by shooting in Winston-Salem, police say 01 Aug 2020 20:14 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — a 14-year-old was shot and killed in Winston-Salem on Saturday, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Around 12:37 a.m. on August 1, 2020, officers with the WSPD responded to Utah Drive when they were told about …
  • 1 dies in motorcycle crash in Salem 01 Aug 2020 07:05 PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- A missing Independence man was killed in a crash on Highway 194 on Thursday, police say. David Gomez was reported missing after he did not show up to work on Thursday morning. His family searched the area and then reported him …
  • 19 Winston-Salem firefighters in quarantine after firefighter tests positive 31 Jul 2020 23:13 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Nineteen Winston-Salem firefighters are currently in quarantine after one firefighter tested positive for the coronavirus while off duty then came to work, fire officials say. The 19 firefighters are at home waiting on test results. …
  • Worship gatherings held in Salem park despite snags with city, state regulations 31 Jul 2020 20:17 By JOHN FORTMEYER, CNNW publisher SALEM — Organizers of a nightly worship outreach in Riverfront Park that began in June aim to continue the gatherings despite challenges created by both city and state regulations. A lawsuit to assist the organizers may be …
  • Salem dealership informs readers of upcoming vehicle details 31 Jul 2020 01:01 Salem dealership informs readers of upcoming vehicle details Acura of Salem has published several blog posts about 2021 Acura TLX updates SALEM, Ore. (PRWEB) July 30, 2020 In order to keep up to date with the latest news and trends, Acura of Salem has used …
  • 225 COVID-19 cases identified through door-to-door surveillance in Salem 31 Jul 2020 00:57 Through the door-to-door surveillance carried out in the Corporation limits as part of COVID-19 preventive measures, health officials identified 225 COVID-19 positive cases. According to Corporation officials, the door-to-door surveillance was carried out …
  • Amanda Carroll Joins Salem Music Network 30 Jul 2020 22:48 CAMARILLO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 30, 2020-- Salem Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SALM) announced today that Amanda Carroll has joined Salem Media Group’s Salem Music Network based in Nashville, TN. Salem Music Network will produce Carroll’s five-hour …
  • Suspect arrested after man shot multiple times on Alspaugh Drive in Winston-Salem 30 Jul 2020 22:27 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are investigating after a shooting on Alspaugh Drive in Winston-Salem. At about 7:41 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to a shooting on the 500 block of Alspaugh Drive. At the scene, officers found 52-year-old Michael …
  • Police on scene after shooting on Alspaugh Drive in Winston-Salem 30 Jul 2020 12:55 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Police are investigating after a shooting on Alspaugh Drive in Winston-Salem. At about 7:44 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to a shooting on the 500 block of Alspaugh Drive. A victim was found in a yard, and a male suspect was on a …
  • City of Salem receives Virginia Tourism Corporation DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant for tourism marketing 30 Jul 2020 10:29 The City of Salem has received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant Program, a new grant made available to Virginia’s Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) across the Commonwealth that have been heavily …
  • Salem Kiwanis Club recognizes local first responders 30 Jul 2020 10:29
  • Gas line break interrupts Salem’s morning 29 Jul 2020 05:44 Morning Journal/Mary Ann Greier Emergency personnel keep people away from the South Ellsworth Avenue railroad crossing Tuesday after the construction excavator seen just south of the tracks struck an underground natural gas main. SALEM — No injuries …
  • Man arrested after crash, drive-by shooting in Winston-Salem, police say 29 Jul 2020 03:50 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A man was arrested on Tuesday following a crash and drive-by shooting in Winston-Salem earlier this month, according to a Winston-Salem Police Department news release. Shortly after 1 p.m. on July 7, Joseph Lee Grier Jr., 24, of …
  • PPS, Beaverton, Salem among districts starting online this fall 29 Jul 2020 02:26 PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — In the wake of Gov. Kate Brown’s announcement that most students in Oregon will not be entering classrooms come the fall due to the ongoing pandemic, school districts around the state are beginning to reply. Beaverton School …
  • Salem woman charged with attempted murder after firing into mobile home with 2-year-old child inside 29 Jul 2020 01:14 SALEM, Ala. (WRBL) – A Salem woman is in custody for attempted murder after opening fire on a mobile home on Lee Road 40 while the residents were inside on July 23 around 11 p.m. The Lee County Sheriff’s Office says residents inside during the shooting …
  • Monsoon picks up pace across Telangana 11 Aug 2020 02:53 By Express News Service HYDERABAD/ KARIMNAGAR/ NIZAMABAD/ SANGAREDDY: With the Southwest Monsoon intensifying across Telangana, various parts of the State - including Adilabad, Nizamabad, Karimnagar, Sircilla, Warangal Rural, Siddipet and …
  • Hogenakkal dam in full spate, but farmers fate in a limbo 10 Aug 2020 09:17 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI/SALEM/COONOOR/ERODE: Hogenakkal has witnessed a sharp rise in its water level, with rain continuing to lash in the catchments of Cauvery in Karnataka and Kerala for the past few days. On Saturday, Revenue …
  • Coronavirus | Over 10% MLAs have contracted COVID-19 09 Aug 2020 22:08 More than one-tenth of the MLAs in Tamil Nadu have tested positive for COVID-19 till date. One DMK legislator J.Anbazhagan, who had co-morbidities, succumbed to the virus. On Sunday, the ruling AIADMK’s Sholavandan MLA, K. Manickam, was admitted to …
  • Chennai likely to get weekend showers 08 Aug 2020 01:12 Picture used for representational purpose onlyCHENNAI: After days of cloudy skies, Chennai may begin the weekend with some showers, as weathermen have forecast light rain in the next 48 hours. Weather watchers said rainfall could continue for at least …
  • Before you post, fact-check yourself 07 Aug 2020 16:18   Official logos of popular social media companies. People have taken to social media in order to spread information in the form of threads. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMANMatt Venezia is a sophomore studying biology with a minor in writing.  The rise of …
  • CM takes stock of situation in The Nilgiris 07 Aug 2020 08:26 By Express News Service COONOOR/TIRUPUR/DHARMAPURI/SALEM: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday enquired about the situation prevailing in The Nilgiris over a phone call and advised the Collector Innocent Divya to inspect areas …
  • Number of samples tested drops with reported cases 07 Aug 2020 01:01 Coimbatore: People have been cheering the gradual but sizeable drop in number of Covid-19 cases, but what they have not realized is that the number of samples being tested has also dropped. Compared to July-mid, when the district was testing 3,500 to 4,200 …
  • Flood warning issued in Hogenakkal 06 Aug 2020 07:01 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI/ COONOOR/COIMBATORE: Dharmapuri district administration on Wednesday warned people residing in the low-lying areas near Hogenekkal of possible flooding. The announcement, made in a traditional way using a drum …
  • 2 stranded people rescued 06 Aug 2020 01:27 Coimbatore: A 26-year-old woman and a 40-year-old man, who were found stranded, were rescued by the Avinashi town panchayat officials in Avinashi on Tuesday. The woman had attempted to reach Trichy by foot due to lack of public transportation. As the woman …
  • Drop Chennai-Salem e-way project: DMK MPs 03 Aug 2020 18:22 SALEM: Three DMK MPs on Monday urged the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government either to drop the Chennai-Salem green corridor expressway project or to find an alternative route for the project which won’t affect farmers. MPs S R Parthiban (Salem), Dr S …
  • Tamil Nadu has 57,968 active Covid-19 cases, logs 97 more deaths 01 Aug 2020 01:24 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s fresh Covid-19 infections dipped marginally for the second day with 5,881 cases on Friday, while 97 deaths were recorded. The number of actives cases in the state is now 57,968. Hotspot …
  • Huge red sanders haul in Kadapa district 31 Jul 2020 04:06 The Chennur police seized a huge haul of red sanders logs during a raid in Kondaveeti Vanthena area on Wednesday. Acting on a tip-off, the Chennur police personnel and red sanders task force members nabbed Shaik Simpathi Zakir of Chapadu mandal, considered …
  • No internet, no TV: They are victims of ‘digital inequality’ 31 Jul 2020 01:11 Express News Service DHARMAPURI: While the government is encouraging school students to watch video lessons in Kalvi TV, Dharmapuri tribal residents alleged that they have become victims of digital inequality, with no access to internet or cable connection …
  • Madras HC raps TN govt over failure to protect water bodies, says separate ministry needed for it 30 Jul 2020 14:01 Express News Service CHENNAI: A two-member bench of the Madras High Court on Thursday rapped the Tamil Nadu government for allowing encroachments in water bodies. The court observed that despite several orders from it to remove them, officials failed to do …
  • RPP Infra Projects Ltd bags order from HPCL 30 Jul 2020 06:31 RPP Infra Projects Ltd has bagged two new prestigious work orders aggregate worth amount of INR 62.83 Crores from Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for Construction of PEB Structural Sheds Along with Associated Civil Works for POL Terminal at …
  • Rains to continue in Chennai and other parts of TN for 2 more days 29 Jul 2020 22:26 Many parts of Chennai received intense spells on Tuesday afternoon taking residents by surprise. Weathermen have forecast more spells for the next two days. N Puviarasan, director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre, IMD said wind convergence, the meeting of sea …
  • Monsoon gets active over South Peninsula, North-West India 29 Jul 2020 12:52 The 24 hours that ended on Wednesday morning saw the monsoon getting active over parts of the country with heavy to very heavy rainfall to extremely heavy falls recorded over Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand; heavy to very heavy over Kerala, Madhya Pradesh and …
  • Tamil Nadu: Man arrested for raping 14-year-old girl 28 Jul 2020 12:16 Representative image COIMBATORE: The all-women police in Tirupur city arrested a 29-year-old man on Sunday for raping and kidnapping a 14-year-old girl. The arrested person has been identified as Prabhu, a native of Dharmapuri district. “He has been …
  • TN: Soon, mobile ration shops to deliver groceries 28 Jul 2020 01:45 Representative image CHENNAI: Soon, mobile ration shops stocked with sacks of rice, sugar, dal, and sachets of edible oil and carrying staff armed with point of sale (PoS) devices may crisscross the roads. With just months to go for assembly polls, the …
  • Daily Covid cases in TN almost 7,000 again 28 Jul 2020 01:45 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The number of fresh Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu were seven short of 7,000 on Monday, pushing the total tally to 2,20,716. The state reported 77 deaths that took the cumulative toll to 3,521. As many …
  • Man arrested for raping 14-yr-old girl 28 Jul 2020 01:44 Coimbatore: The all-women police in Tirupur city arrested a 29-year-old man on Sunday for raping and kidnapping a 14-year-old girl. The arrested person has been identified as Prabhu, a native of Dharmapuri district. “He has been staying with his wife and …
  • Covid count: Salem stabilizes, Tiupur spikes, Coimbatore sprints 26 Jul 2020 23:57 Salem district, which was topping the Covid charts in western Tamil Nadu till a week ago appeared to have stabilized, while Coimbatore caught up fast to become the district with highest Covid incidence. On Sunday, when the region’s Covid death toll touched …
  • Salem farmers protest green corridor project 24 Jul 2020 10:06 Representative image SALEM: Holding black flags, farmers from Kuppanur, Poolavari, Nalikkalpatty, Vattakadu and Ramalingapuram villages in Salem on Thursday protested the Salem-Chennai green corridor project. They raised slogans for an hour against both …
  • Spike in cases but no hike in beds 23 Jul 2020 00:03 Coimbatore: In the last five days, Coimbatore recorded 740 cases, making the district with the highest number of Covid-19 active cases in the western region at 1,236. While the district continues to add close to 150 new patients a day, besides also …
  • Coronavirus cases cross 2500-mark in Salem dist 23 Jul 2020 00:03 Salem: The number of Covid-19 cases has crossed 2500-mark in Salem district on Wednesday even as 99 cases were reported on the day. Of the 99 cases, 58 were from the Salem municipal corporation (SMC), nine from Magudanchavadi, five from Pethanaickenpalayam …
  • 4 men die after truck rams bike in Dharmapuri 23 Jul 2020 00:03 Dharamapuri: Four men died after a truck rammed a bike near Thoppur in Dharmapuri district in the early hours of Wednesday. After hitting the bike, the truck overturned killing both driver and cleaner in the impact. Police identified the deceased as truck …
  • 4 killed as truck overturns after hitting two-wheeler near Dharmapuri 22 Jul 2020 18:17 Four men died when a truck overturned after hitting a two-wheeler and the median on the Bengaluru-Salem National Highway at Thoppur in Dharmapuri district of Tamil Nadu this morning. The deceased have been identified as truck driver J Selvam, 30, of …
  • Dalit boy thrashed, forced to eat excreta by Caste Hindu man in Tamil Nadu 22 Jul 2020 16:50 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: A 46-year-old caste Hindu man was arrested near Pennagaram for allegedly assaulting a 14-year-old Dalit boy and forcing him to carry faeces on Tuesday. He was remanded to the Dharmapuri sub-jail on Tuesday night. Police …
  • TN: Truck hits two-wheeler, overturns; 4 killed 22 Jul 2020 07:17 The Thoppur police rushed to the spot and removed the vehicles involved in the accident. DHARAMAPURI: Four men died when a truck overturned after hitting a two-wheeler and the median on the Bengaluru-Salem National Highway at Thoppur in Dharmapuri district …
  • Youth treks for five hours before hanging himself 22 Jul 2020 07:16 Representative image COIMBATORE: The body of a 24-year-old BE graduate from Pallipatti in Dharmapuri district was found hanging from a tree at the seventh hill of Vellingiri in Coimbatore district on Monday evening. Preliminary inquiries revealed P …
  • Jai Jawan Jai Artisan 21 Jul 2020 22:51 This is not just a smart play of words in revisiting the famous slogan of our former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri. It reiterates the importance of India’s artisans who struggle to hold on to our original crafts and continue to practise and reinvent …
  • TN youth ends life as he failed to get job 21 Jul 2020 16:41 COIMBATORE: The body of a 24-year-old BE graduate from Pallipatti in Dharmapuri district was found hanging from a tree at the seventh hills of Vellingiri in Coimbatore district on Monday evening. Preliminary inquiries revealed P Mahadevan went missing on …
  • Coronavirus | 135 more contract disease in Coimbatore 19 Jul 2020 22:44 The number of active COVID-19 cases in Coimbatore district increased to 1,193 with 135 more persons tested positive on Sunday. The 135 positive cases reported on Sunday were from places including Vadavalli, Rathinapuri, Ganapathy, PN Palayam, …
  • Tamil Nadu man booked for assaulting Dalit boy, forcing him to carry faeces 17 Jul 2020 16:36 Express News Service DHARMAPURI: In a shocking incident, a 46-year-old caste Hindu man on Wednesday allegedly assaulted a 14-year-old Dalit boy, forcing the child to eat his own faeces and carry the excreta in his hands. After Dalit residents of …
  • Erode bags second best pass percentage 16 Jul 2020 23:56 Erode/Salem: Erode district retained bragging rights by bagging the second best pass percentage, 96.99%, in the state in Class XII board exam results declared on Thursday. Last year, 95.23% of students who wrote the exams had passed. Out of 22,431 …
  • 26,413 unregistered barbers in Tamil Nadu to get ex-gratia of ₹2,000 each 15 Jul 2020 10:18 The Tamil Nadu government has announced an ex-gratia of ₹2,000 each to 26,413 barbers in 17 districts, who had not registered with any labour welfare board but whose livelihood has been affected due to the COVID-19 lockdown. The State government has …
  • After attack on its MP, BJP sounds war bugle against TRS 13 Jul 2020 23:57 Hyderabad: Rivalry between the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seem to be heating up in the state after the attack on Nizamabad MP Dharmapuri Aravind’s convoy on Sunday in Warangal. The parties that have been at …
  • In a first, TN forest department forms expert panel to study elephant population in state 13 Jul 2020 13:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu forest department has formed a 11-member expert committee to conduct a scientific study of the elephant population in the state. S Yuvaraj, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Chief Wildlife Warden, said …
  • Case load soars in western dists 13 Jul 2020 00:47 The western districts recorded 279 fresh Covid-19 cases on Sunday, taking the total number of cases in the region to 4,665. While Coimbatore logged the most number of cases among the eight western districts with 117 new cases, Salem came second with 98 …
  • TRS men attacked MP Aravind: BJP 12 Jul 2020 23:30 Warangal: The Bharatiya Janata Party warandal district chief has alleged that some TRS activists tried to obstruct the convoy of Nizamabad MP Dharmapuri Aravind at Hunter road on Sunday when he was going to visit the MGM Hospital after conducting a press …
  • TRS workers attack BJP MP’s convoy in Telangana 12 Jul 2020 18:34 Hyderabad, July 12 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) workers attacked the convoy of BJP MP Dharmapuri Arvind in Warangal Urban district on Sunday. Angry over certain remarks made by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader against Chief Minister K. …
  • Arvind attacked after he charges TRS MLAs with land grabbing 12 Jul 2020 17:16 Nizamabad MP Dharmapuri Arvind’s car was attacked in Warangal allegedly by TRS activists who threw stones and eggs when he was on his way to Hyderabad after addressing a press conference at the BJP party office. Mr. Arvind, who made a scathing attack on …
  • Chiranjeevi's daughter Sushmita makes digital debut, Surekha launches her web series 12 Jul 2020 14:41 Chiranjeevi's daughter Sushmita Konidela's web series launchPhotos taken from social media Megastar Chiranjeevi's daughter, costume designer Sushmita Konidela and Vishnu Prasad are turning producers with ZEE5's new web series, which is …
  • Salem dist reports 136 new cases 12 Jul 2020 00:25 Salem: At least 136 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the district on Saturday, taking its total figure to 1,767. Dr J Nirmalson, deputy director of health services, said, “Of the 136, 64 were from the Salem Municipal Corporation (SMC) …
  • Madras HC lambasts Dharmapuri health official for diregarding reprimand orders 11 Jul 2020 15:22 By Express News Service CHENNAI:The Madras High Court has lambasted the Deputy Director of Health Services in Dharmapuri for his deliberate disregard to its earlier order. Justice V Parthiban, who had castigated the official on July 8, directed him to …
  • Covid-19 cases spike by 1,100 in western TN in one week 05 Jul 2020 23:09 At least 128 people were tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the western Tamil Nadu that comprises eight districts, taking the total number of cases in the region to 2,979. As was the trend over the past few days, Salem reported the highest number …
  • EC urged to act against BJP’s Dharmapuri Arvind 29 May 2020 05:31 By Express News Service HYDERABAD:  TRS leader Manne Krishank on Thursday submitted a representation to the Chief Electoral Officer, urging him to take criminal action against Nizamabad BJP MP Dharmapuri Arvind for faking his qualification in his Lok Sabha …
  • COVID lockdown, fungal disease pulp prospects of mango farmers in Dharmapuri 25 May 2020 14:15 Express News Service DHARMAPURI: What is a summer spent without relishing the king of fruits? Looks like planthoppers have had a good share of mangoes in Dharmapuri farms, leaving its cultivators, whose livelihood has been already at stake due to the …
  • Nurses protest demanding shelter with hospital in Dharmapuri 16 May 2020 20:05 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: A 39-year-old nurse from Government Dharmapuri Medical College Hospital (DMCH) died in a road accident here on Friday. The deceased Kumudha was riding pillion on a two-wheeler ridden by her colleague Balamani (46). When …
  • 2 more +ve cases in Dharmapuri 09 May 2020 00:55 Dharmapuri/Krishnagiri: Two more people tested positive for Covid-19 in Dharmapuri on Friday, taking the total number of cases to four in the district. The two were selling vegetables at Koyambedu market in Chennai. The duo returned to their native …
  • Dharmapuri reports first Covid-19 case 24 Apr 2020 02:14
  • First COVID-19 positive case in Dharmapuri 23 Apr 2020 08:50 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: Dharmapuri district reported its first nCOVID-19 positive case on Thursday. The-35 year old man, a truck driver transporting vegetables across Tamil Nadu, was tested positive in the RT-PCR test. On Thursday, health …
  • Arvind Dharmapuri urges CM K Chandrasekhar Rao to lift lockdown in a phased manner 21 Apr 2020 06:31 By Express News Service NIZAMABAD: Nizamabad BJP MP Arvind Dharmapuri, on Monday, urged Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao to take necessary steps to lift the lockdown in a phased manner as per guidelines issued by the Central government. Speaking to the …
  • Mother poisons sweets to kill rats, son shares it with friends; 12 hospitalised in Dharmapuri 12 Feb 2020 18:24 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: Twelve students were hospitalised and are being treated for poisoning after eating sesame seed sweets distributed by a classmate. The class XII student had unwittingly brought the sweets laced with poison to kill rats. …
  • Accused of model code violation, MP Arvind Dharmapuri puts up deleted Facebook posts 24 Jan 2020 08:57
  • Leaving Congress biggest blunder on my part: Dharmapuri Srinivas 21 Jan 2020 06:01
  • Will hang Asaduddin Owaisi by a crane: Nizamabad BJP MP Dharmapuri Arvind 05 Jan 2020 09:00
  • 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 …
  • Allegations emerge of auctioning of panchayat president post in Dharmapuri 11 Dec 2019 07:55 Allegations have emerged that a panchayat in Pennagaram has auctioned off the post of panchayat president for ₹ 25.04 lakhs here. In a late night gathering of the panchayat on Monday night, Pannaikulam panchayat’s village president’s post was auctioned off …
  • Dharmapuri Medical College Hospital quenches thirst of visitors with just five taps 04 Nov 2019 06:48 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: Eleven years on, Dharmapuri Medical College Hospital (DMCH) has been quenching the thirst of its visitors with water from five-odd taps, in working condition, attached to a purified drinking water supply station …
  • Brawl triggers caste clash in Dharmapuri 29 Oct 2019 03:13 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: Security has been beefed up in Payar Nayakanpatti village in Dharmapuri after a ‘drunken altercation’ between two groups belonging to caste Hindu and Dalits snowballed into a communal clash during Deepavali celebration …
  • ‘Gods of Dharmapuri’ web series presents actor Satya Dev in a new zone 23 Oct 2019 15:01 Like many movie buffs, actor Satya Dev Kancharana grew up watching gangster dramas. When he finally had the chance to act in one, he was more than game. Gods of Dharmapuri (G.O.D), which will stream on Zee 5 from October 23, stars Satya in the lead. Set in …
  • ‘Gods of Dharmapuri is a cool gangster drama’ 14 Oct 2019 14:01 Gods of Dharmapuri or G.O.D is set in a fictitious town located somewhere between Rayalaseema and Karnataka, and not to be confused with Dharmapuri of Karimnagar or Tamil Nadu. The web series directed by Anish Kuruvilla will stream on Zee5 in Telugu and …
  • Dharmapuri: 4 arrested for attempted gang-rape of minor girl 31 Aug 2019 23:28 Dharmapuri: The Gobinathampatti police of Dharmapuri district have arrested four people for attempting to rape a minor girl. The accused were sent for remand to Salem central jail after they were produced before a local magistrate court here on Saturday. …
  • 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 …
  • Time to rename Nizamabad as Induru, says BJP’s MP Dharmapuri Arvind 20 Aug 2019 11:02
  • Dharmapuri Srinivas meets Amit, sparks speculation 12 Jul 2019 10:58
  • Dharmapuri Srinivas meets Amit Shah, sparks speculation 12 Jul 2019 05:25
  • Nizamabad MP Arvind Dharmapuri blames TRS for Nizam Sugars’ closure 15 Jun 2019 07:19
  • Nizamabad MP Dharmapuri Arvind’s plan to end display of caste-based affiliations 11 Jun 2019 03:49 Express News Service NIZAMABAD: Newly-elected Nizamabad MP Dharmapuri Arvind has a new idea to end the brazen display of caste affiliations. This, he believes, is out of sync with the changing times. Wishing for, at the very least, a veil over such …
  • BJP to form next government in Telangana with majority: BJP MP Arvind Dharmapuri 06 Jun 2019 19:57 [India], June 4 (ANI): BJP leader and Nizamabad MP Arvind Dharmapuri on Tuesday said that his party would form government in Telangana with a majority when the Assembly elections are held in 2023. "In the Assembly elections in 2023, the BJP with a …
  • Aim to saffronise Telangana, TRS has been a disaster: Arvind Dharmapuri 28 May 2019 23:20
  • Godavari goes bone dry in Dharmapuri town 26 May 2019 05:22 By Express News Service JAGTIAL: Even before the mercury levels have shot up in the State, the water in one of the lifeline rivers of the State, Godavari has gone bone dry in the temple town of Dharmapuri with receding water levels and river bed exposing …
  • Major scuffle after 15-year-old child marriage victim's rescue in Dharmapuri 11 May 2019 02:26 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: ChildLine staff involved in the rescue of a 15-year-old child marriage victim of Pavalanthur village in Pennagaram were assaulted by the girl’s family, who then took the girl and fled. Police are on the lookout for the …
  • 4 special teams to probe Dharmapuri youth murder 02 May 2019 22:12 Dharmapuri: The Dharmapuri police has appointed four special teams to trace criminals involved in the murder of 25-year-old B. Munusamy. Munusamy of Jarugu village near Thoppur in Dharmapuri district was shot dead by miscreants who tried to misbehave with …
  • Re-polling in 10 booths, including 8 in Dharmapuri 22 Apr 2019 05:44 The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) has recommended to the Election Commission re-polling in 10 booths in three districts, including in Nathamedu in Dharmapuri, where polling was vitiated on April 18. The date for re-polling will be announced later. “We have …
  • Kiran Dharmapuri joins Lactalis American Group 03 Apr 2019 19:25 Lactalis American Group announced the hiring of Kiran Dharmapuri as SAP manager. Dharmapuri is responsible for the management of all IT application-based projects and will act as a liaison with business partners recommending, defining, implementing and …
  • Anbumani Ramadoss files papers for contesting in Dharmapuri constituency 23 Mar 2019 02:00 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: PMK youth wing leader Anbumani Ramadoss filed his nomination papers with collector S Malarvizhi for contesting in Dharmapuri Lok Sabha constituency on Friday. He was accompanied by Higher Education Minister KP Anbalagan …
  • A case of misplaced mercy: Dharmapuri student killers go free 25 Nov 2018 17:23 On February 2, 2000, a most horrendous crime took place in Ilakiyampatti, on the outskirts of Dharmapuri district, Tamil Nadu. The men who were given the death penalty originally - Muniappan, Nedunchezhiyan and Ravindran – all members of the ruling AIADMK, …
  • Governor clears the air on release of 3 Dharmapuri convicts 21 Nov 2018 15:09 By Chennaivision in Chennai News November 21, 2018 The Raj Bhavan today said, the decision of the premature release of the three AIADMK cadres, A Nedunchezhian, G Ravindran and C Muniappan in the Dharmapuri bus burning case, in which three female students …
  • Stalin wants Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts to be released like in Dharmapuri bus burning case 20 Nov 2018 08:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: DMK chief MK Stalin has urged the government to release the seven convicts of the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case as was done with the Dharmapuri bus burning case convicts. In a release, he said, "The three life term- …
  • Three convicts in Dharmapuri bus burning case released from jail early to avoid media gaze 20 Nov 2018 08:47 By Express News Service VELLORE: The three AIADMK members, who were sentenced to life imprisonment in the Dharmapuri bus burning case in which three female students of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, were burnt alive 18 years ago, were released …
  • Dharmapuri bus burning case: 3 convicts let off 20 Nov 2018 01:07 Three life convicts in the Dharmapuri bus burning case were released from the Vellore Central Prison for Men on Monday afternoon, reports said quoting sources in the Prison department. This was done after officials reportedly received a fax from the …
  • 3 AIADMK men convicted in Dharmapuri bus burning case released 20 Nov 2018 00:07 Three convicts serving a life term in the Dharmapuri bus burning case, in which three students were burnt alive following an attack on a college bus by AIADMK workers in February 2000, were released from Vellore prison Monday. Three students — Kokilavani, …
  • Dharmapuri bus burning case convicts released 19 Nov 2018 18:56 Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Three AIADMK party members serving life sentence in the Dharmapuri bus burning case were released on Monday to mark the birth centenary of party founder M.G. Ramachandras (MGR). Reacting to this, DMK President M.K. Stalin questioned …
  • AIADMK men convicted in Dharmapuri college bus burning case set free 19 Nov 2018 16:21 Three AIADMK men, serving life imprisonment for setting ablaze a bus in Dharmapuri that killed three girls of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), Coimbatore, were set free from the Vellore Central Prison on Monday. Nedunchezhian, Ravindran and …
  • Dharmapuri bus burning case: Convicted AIADMK members out of jail after Governor accepts state's pre-release request 19 Nov 2018 11:29 Three students of Tamil Nadu Government Agricultural University were burnt alive inside a college bus in Elakkiampatti near Dharmapuri district. (Representational image) Three AIADMK members, who were sentenced to life imprisonment in the infamous …
  • Dharmapuri girl rape case: Child panel puts blame on CWC 14 Nov 2018 03:19 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: Even as the Police and Child Welfare Committee (CWC) officials point the finger of blame at each other in handling the aftermath of the 16-year-old girl’s rape, Tamil Nadu State Commission for Protection of Child Rights …
  • Second accused surrenders in Dharmapuri rape case 13 Nov 2018 04:09 Express News Service DHARMAPURI/SALEM: Even as the autopsy of the 16-year-old rape victim’s body began in Dharmapuri Medical College Hospital amidst much controversy, the second accused in the case surrendered at Salem district court on Monday. …
  • Dharmapuri bus burning case: TN Governor returns file on convicts’ early release 27 Oct 2018 08:09 Governor Banwarilal Purohit has sent back for “reconsideration” the State government’s proposal recommending premature release of three life convicts in the sensational Dharmapuri bus burning case, sources in the Secretariat said on Friday. On its part, …
  • Dharmapuri farmer’s success-mantra is YouTube? 07 Oct 2018 02:10 Express News Service DHARMAPURI: An investment of just 50,000 has earned this Dharmapuri farmer `5 lakh this year. The secret to 38-year-old N Azhagumani success is his guru: Youtube. The farmer from Jollikottai is just one of two who cultivate pomegranate …
  • Bengaluru woman's heart saves a Dharmapuri farmer 17 Sep 2018 18:26
  • TRS conspired against my father: Dharmapuri Srinivas 11 Sep 2018 01:48 Express News Service NIZAMABAD: At a time when most of the political parties are treating TRS Rajya Sabha MP, Dharmapuri Srinivas, who is on his way to leave TRS, as spent force, his son and BJP state committee member Dharmapuri Aravind believes that his …
  • RS MLA warns Arvind Dharmapuri 24 Aug 2018 08:43
  • Arvind Dharmapuri pads up for LS poll, hits out at dad D Srinivas 10 Apr 2018 01:03 HYDERABAD: The father may be in the TRS. But the son is in the BJP and is wanting to emerge as a political leader in his own right, has no qualms in criticising his father in public and has set his eyes in challenging TRS MP K Kavitha in her bastion in …
  • BJP’s Arvind Dharmapuri pads up for Nizamabad’s Lok Sabha polls 26 Feb 2018 10:36 HYDERABAD: The poll bugle has been sounded by Arvind Dharmapuri of the Bhartiya Janta Party(BJP). In an obvious bid to wrest the Nizamabad Lok Sabha seat in the 2019 election, he will embark on a 135 km padayatra in Nizamabad parliamentary constituency …
  • BJP's Arvind Dharmapuri on 135 km padayatra to wrest Nizamabad LS seat from TRS 24 Feb 2018 14:01
  • Increased vigil in Dharmapuri village after buzz over another intercaste love 02 Jan 2018 07:22 DHARMAPURI: After four years of the Ilavarasan-Dhivya case, there was communal tension again in Dharmapuri after a Dalit youth allegedly eloped with a Caste Hindu girl of Nallampalli village on Saturday.With a bitter experience of a communal riot behind …
  • TRS MP D Srinivas' son Dharmapuri Arvind may join BJP 17 Aug 2017 06:43
  • Visit Dharmapuri to avoid Yamapuri 10 Jul 2017 03:54 Devotees believe that those who worship Lord Yamadharmaraja would not suffer punishment in Yamaloka after their death — “Devotees who visit Dharmapuri would not go to Yamapuri”. It is also said that the devotees would not only be cleansed of their sins but …
  • Major-General Buhari: You Have Overrun Nigeria! By Bayo Oluwasanmi 12 Aug 2020 21:21 By his unguarded language, Nigeria’s tyrant, Major-General Muhammadu Buhari, continues to plunge Nigeria into the depths of barbarism. Monday, at a meeting with North-East governors on the insecurity in the region, Buhari boasts that he could have overrun …
  • Stonehaven tragedy shows rail industry must adapt to climate crisis 12 Aug 2020 19:48 The derailment of a ScotRail train in rural Aberdeenshire with the loss of three lives adds Stonehaven to a grim roll call of names, instantly identifiable with tragedy to those associated with the UK railway: the likes of Potters Bar, Hatfield and …
  • A COVID Outbreak Prompts Scrutiny of Vermont’s Private Prison Contract 12 Aug 2020 17:39 Vermont Department of Corrections officials have had plenty to say in recent weeks about the coronavirus outbreak that has infected 146 of their inmates at a for-profit prison in Mississippi. They say they've lost trust in CoreCivic, the private …
  • Big 12 Says It Will Try for Football, Giving a Season a Lifeline 12 Aug 2020 16:50 The Big 12 on Wednesday may have salvaged the remnants of the college football season. It also may have merely delayed its collapse in the face of the nation’s coronavirus crisis. One day after the Big Ten and Pac-12 conferences postponed football until at …
  • National Election Task Force urged to constantly engage political parties ahead of 2020 polls 12 Aug 2020 14:29 General News of Wednesday, 12 August 2020 Source: www.ghanaweb.com File photo of the flags of the two main political parties in Ghana Click to read all about coronavirus → The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has called on the National …
  • As the US moves out of Afghanistan, Iran cements ties with the Taliban and officials 12 Aug 2020 14:02 As the United States draws down its troops from the conflict-beleaguered Afghanistan, cracks are emerging that neighboring Iran is entrenching itself into – shoring up ties with formal government officials and ethnic minorities, as well as the Taliban and …
  • Amarin Corp.: Whether Vascepa Is A COVID-19 Play 12 Aug 2020 12:51 Amarin Corporation's (AMRN) flagship product, Vascepa, is not an antiviral, steroid, antibody, or vaccine, but investors need to be aware of its potential to be a COVID-19 therapeutic. Vascepa (icosapent ethyl) is an FDA approved as an adjunct to …
  • Turmeric arrival and sale at Erode Cooperative Society improves 12 Aug 2020 12:21 The arrival and sale of turmeric at Erode Cooperative Marketing Society was encouraging. “After a day’s closure for Janmashtami, all the four turmeric markets were opened on Wednesday. The overall arrival of turmeric was normal and the sale of turmeric was …
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister orders release of water in Lower Bhavani Project canals from August 14 12 Aug 2020 10:52 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has ordered the release of water from Bhavani Sagar Dam from August 14 into the Lower Bhavani Project (LBP) canals to benefit 1.03 lakh acres of land in Erode, Tiruppur and Karur districts. In a press release issued …
  • Anchorage Assembly OKs controversial plan to negotiate purchase of buildings for homeless services 12 Aug 2020 10:32 × Caption Buy This Photo Dalonna Sprinkle chants alongside people attending a protest outside the Anchorage Assembly at the Z. J. Loussac Public Library on Aug. 11, 2020. (Emily Mesner / ADN) Wait 1 second to continue. The Anchorage Assembly voted …
  • New York City Could Use a Champion. Who Will Step Up? 12 Aug 2020 10:11 Waves of death and joblessness, hunger and economic depression — all at a scale rarely rivaled in New York City history. Shootings and homicides have risen from last year. Civil unrest has seldom been higher. And some of those who could afford to leave the …
  • The COVID-19 recession will widen the gender pay gap — but there might be a silver lining 12 Aug 2020 10:01 COVID-19’s disproportionate economic toll on women could create a larger gender wage gap during and immediately after this downturn, suggests a new study. But the so-called she-cession could also fuel changes that decrease gender inequality in the long run …
  • Let’s aggressively deal with political violence 12 Aug 2020 09:14 For years, Ghana has achieved the enviable reputation as one of Africa’s leading countries whose democratic development is a beacon for others to follow. This feat was achieved through hard work and commitment to the values of politics and democracy, …
  • Covid-19 Doesn’t Spread on the Champs-Elysees, Apparently 12 Aug 2020 08:16 Now at the height of the summer tourism season, with people moving around more and Covid-19 cases rising to levels reminiscent of the early stages of the pandemic — albeit with a fraction of the hospitalizations and deaths — the bureaucratic impulse is …
  • Biden selects Kamala Harris as vice presidential pick, thrilling Texas Democrats 12 Aug 2020 04:25 Last updated at 6:10 p.m. with Trump comments. WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris his running mate Tuesday, making history by putting the first Black woman on a major party’s presidential ticket and — Democrats …
  • Be ready to widen your crop sales window 12 Aug 2020 02:36 The most profitable pricing opportunity we have had so far in corn this year was on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1st.  This is a fairly rare occurrence when prices peak at the start of the year only to slowly erode as the year goes on. I had to go back to 1998 to …
  • Lankan cops seek gangster Angoda Lokka’s death confirmation report 12 Aug 2020 01:37 By Express News Service COIMBATORE/MADURAI: Days after the death of Sri Lankan kingpin Angoda Lokka, the Lankan police have asked a final investigation report on his death from the Indian High Commission to complete several cases booked against him. …
  • OPINIONISTA: Reading the dollar doldrums 12 Aug 2020 01:27 Several factors have combined to put downward pressure on the greenback (as measured by the DXY index of trade-weighted currencies) in recent weeks, resulting in a depreciation that has reversed almost half of the appreciation of the past 10 years within …
  • Justice sector to be boosted with £1 million MOU between Jamaica and UK 12 Aug 2020 00:53 Paul Clarke, Gleaner Writer Efforts to unify Jamaica’s prosecutorial services across the public sector is to be boosted with the provision of £1 million from the United Kingdom's Department for International Development. The department and the …
  • CODEO calls for swift prosecution of perpetrators of violence at voters registration centres 12 Aug 2020 00:07 General News of Tuesday, 11 August 2020 Source: www.ghanaweb.com CODEO has called for swift prosecution of perpetrators of the violence Click to read all about coronavirus → The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has called on the police to …
  • National Health Investors, Inc. (NHI) CEO Eric Mendelsohn on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 12 Aug 2020 00:00 National Health Investors, Inc. (NYSE:NHI) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 11, 2020 12:00 PM ET Company Participants Dana Hambly - Director of Investor Relations Eric Mendelsohn - President & Chief Executive Officer Kevin Pascoe - Chief …
  • Virus still prevalent, don’t drop defences, docs warn 11 Aug 2020 23:54 Pune: Doctors have urged Pune citizens not to lower their guard as the coronavirus continues to be an active threat in the region. Specialists warned that unlocks had caused defences such as use of masks and social distancing to “erode”. If these …
  • Elephant deaths turn a jumbo nut to crack 11 Aug 2020 23:42 At least 253 wild elephants have died in the state in the past three years. Many of them are suspected to have died of poisoning by farmers in their bid to protect the standing crops from wild elephant raid. An activist from the Nilgiris, who conducted a …
  • COVID-19: Investors lose N2.63tr 11 Aug 2020 21:35 The devastating effect of COVID-19 on critical sectors of the economy may shrink profit of quoted companies and negatively impact dividend pay-out by as much as 60 per cent. In Nigeria, lockdowns were imposed across various states, limiting operational …
  • TN youth arrested for sending obscene pictures 11 Aug 2020 21:16 ERODE: A 22-year-old man in Erode district of Tamil Nadu was arrested on Tuesday for sending obscene pictures to a 16-year-old minor girl, whom he befriended on Facebook. The accused, identified as P Karthik, 22, is a farmer at Kermalam in Sathyamangalam. …
  • Reopen registration centres in areas where people were unable to register – CODEO to EC 11 Aug 2020 20:28 General News of Tuesday, 11 August 2020 Source: Class FM The voters registration exercise ended on August 6 Click to read all about coronavirus → The Coalition of Domestic Election Observers (CODEO) has called on the Electoral Commission (EC) to reopen …
  • Former Dunleavy campaign manager leaves administration to campaign against ranked-choice voting 11 Aug 2020 20:01 Brett Huber, Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s communications director and the former manager of his election campaign, is leaving the administration to operate a campaign opposing the ranked-choice voting ballot measure. Huber is among several recent staff changes at …
  • A new poll reinforces a potentially fatal flaw in Trump’s reelection strategy 11 Aug 2020 19:54 It’s understandable why Trump would take this tack. After all, the unpopularity of his opponent was central to his 2016 victory. Both he and Hillary Clinton were historically unpopular in terms of their favorability — and Trump managed to parlay that into …
  • Speaker of Parliament should bring the august House out of hiding 11 Aug 2020 18:38 Analysis by Mphatso Moses Kaufulu Under former President, late Dr. Hastings Kamuzu Banda, Malawi was not just a single-party state — it was also a political system anchored in Presidential Supremacy. In general, a presidential system privileges the …
  • Clinic 554 looking into class-action lawsuit over abortion access in New Brunswick 11 Aug 2020 17:30 A class-action lawsuit could be brought against the New Brunswick government for allegedly limiting abortion access in the province. Dr. Adrian Edgar is the current owner of Clinic 554, the only clinic that performs out-of-hospital abortions in the …
  • Amazon Deforestation Falls Where Land Is Under Indigenous Control 11 Aug 2020 16:01 Indigenous people in the Brazilian Amazon with full ownership rights over their land saw a two-thirds decrease in the rate of deforestation on their land in the world's most important rainforest, a new study finds. At issue is the impact of …
  • The smart money is wrong about the battered dollar 11 Aug 2020 14:15 LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (Project Syndicate)—A near-10% drop in the value of the U.S. dollar BUXX, -0.12% since its March high has given rise to two distinct narratives. The first takes a short-term perspective, focusing on how a depreciation could benefit the …
  • Sypris Wins Contract With Leonardo DRS 11 Aug 2020 12:56 TAMPA, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 11, 2020-- Sypris Electronics, LLC, a subsidiary of Sypris Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq/GM: SYPR), announced today that it has received an initial contract award from the Leonardo DRS Naval Electronics business unit to …
  • Grocery retailer fee increases hurting processors and will be devastating for farmers 11 Aug 2020 12:28 A Government needs to intervene to protect fair business practices.   Ottawa—Five food processor organizations and two farm groups are roasting grocery retailers for arbitrarily increasing their fees for handling domestic food products. Food and Consumer …
  • Mahama's claim of investing US$600 million into KIA 'incorrect' – GACL 11 Aug 2020 11:00 Business News of Tuesday, 11 August 2020 Source: Class FM Former president, John Dramani Mahama Click to read all about coronavirus → The Ghana Airports Company Limited (GACL) has said claims by former President John Dramani Mahama that his government made …
  • Survival, Recovery and Resilience: 12 Recommendations to Help Financial Institutions Weather the COVID-19 Crisis 11 Aug 2020 10:59 Philip runs a fruit stall in the City Park market in Nairobi. With his business on the brink of collapse in a now largely empty market, he has lost all hope. Philip’s circumstances are not unique. He represents over 300 million enterprises from emerging …
  • Kolam protest in Chennai against Centre’s draft Environmental Impact Assessment notification 11 Aug 2020 09:44 Environmental activists on Tuesday conducted a protest by drawing kolams against the Central government over the draft Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) notification 2020. The Chennai Climate Action Group, called for the protest under the caption ‘Let …
  • CB-CID to seek details of passengers landed in Madurai airport 11 Aug 2020 07:02 By Express News Service MADURAI: The CBI-CID plans to knock on the doors of the Foreigners Registration Office (FRO) in Chennai as part of its probe into the reported death of Sri Lankan criminal Angoda Lokka. The agency seeks to collect data of passengers …
  • Councillors slam move to let homeowners build extra storeys 11 Aug 2020 05:30 Huge changes to the planning system that will make it easier for homeowners to add two extra floors to their houses have been slammed by Newcastle councillors. Members of Newcastle City Council’s planning committee warned that the government’s move would …
  • Wife Killer Gets Life Sentence, And A Lecture From Judge 11 Aug 2020 04:27 Baba was handed a minimum term of 18 years to be served before the offender may be considered for a pardon. A murder committed with an intention to kill should attract a longer minimum term of imprisonment than murder by recklessness. High Court Judge …
  • My assessment of Umahi may hurt APC –Nweze 11 Aug 2020 04:08 Chief Chaka Nweze is a former Executive Chairman of Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State and pioneer Secretary of APC in the state. In this interview with UCHENNA INYA, he says that Governor Dave Umahi has transformed the state contrary to his …
  • Rainwater may damage mega projects 11 Aug 2020 02:35 LAHORE:Constructions on two ongoing mega projects of Lahore Development Authority (LDA) may face damage in ongoing rains as the LDA management has failed to plan the execution of these projects at the right time. One can witness urban flooding at under- …
  • Get Ready For Deepfakes To Be Used In Financial Scams 11 Aug 2020 00:10 from the it's-coming dept Last month, scammers hijacked the Twitter accounts of former President Barack Obama and dozens of other public figures to trick victims into sending money. Thankfully, this brazen act of digital impersonation only fooled a few …
  • Court rules Manhattan Beach cannot ban coastal short-term rentals 11 Aug 2020 00:07  Added on August 10, 2020  Mark McDermott  Manhattan Beach , newsletter The Emoji House was the subject of controversy in the coastal zone of North Manhattan Beach because of a feud that started when owner Kathyrn Kidd offered short-term rentals in …
  • Voting in person is best way as Democrats slam postal service 10 Aug 2020 23:51 ANALYSIS/OPINION: Explain, please, why during the COVID-19 pandemic we can order in or hang out for cocktails or cold brews before, during or after happy hour, but can’t go to the polls to vote? Why can we go to clubs, promote and hold outdoor …
  • Trump's Executive Actions Are Just a Band-Aid 10 Aug 2020 23:48 Financial markets will resume trading on Monday in the midst of a raging debate about President Donald Trump’s executive actions, which he said would extend relief to households and companies struggling from the Covid-19 shock. The measures are likely to …
  • Hong Kong’s Media Crackdown Has Begun in Earnest 10 Aug 2020 23:30 Jimmy Lai after his arrest. Photo: Uncredited/AP/Shutterstock Evidence is mounting that Hong Kong’s restrictive new national-security law is as bad as its opponents feared. On Monday, Hong Kong police arrested Jimmy Lai, a prominent pro-democracy …
  • Appetite for loan rescheduling shrinks dramatically 10 Aug 2020 22:43 Loan rescheduling in the banking sector declined to a great extent in the first quarter, a curious development given that defaulted loans also dropped. Between January and March, banks rescheduled loans amounting to Tk 3,830 crore, down 82.26 per cent …
  • Petitions flood in against Carlos Ahenkorah's candidature for 2020 election 10 Aug 2020 22:43 Politics of Monday, 10 August 2020 Source: The Ghanaian Publisher Carlos Kingsley Ahenkorah, MP for Tema West Constituency Click to read all about coronavirus → Pressure is mounting on the New Patriotic Party (NPP) to remove Member of Parliament for Tema …
  • New York and San Francisco Can’t Assume They’ll Bounce Back: Noah Smith 10 Aug 2020 22:42 (Bloomberg Opinion) -- Big cities are taking a big hit from the coronavirus pandemic. Statistics from employment search giant Indeed show that major U.S. metropolitan areas have lost a larger percentage of jobs, and have experienced greater rises in  …
  • Michigan University study advocates ban of facial recognition in schools 10 Aug 2020 22:32 A newly published study by University of Michigan researchers shows facial recognition technology in schools presents multiple problems and has limited efficacy. Led by Shobita Parthasarathy, director of the university’s Science, Technology, and Public …
  • Coronavirus lockdown is denying people the chance to mourn properly 10 Aug 2020 21:33 Three months ago my new life as a 53-year-old man orphaned of his father began. I am one of many who have joined the terrible and unfortunate club of having lost a parent during the coronavirus. Judaism is often and rightly lauded for its genius at …
  • Ethos, spirits of Kashmiriyat destroyed 10 Aug 2020 21:18 Amsterdam [Netherlands], August 10 (ANI): The ethos and spirit of Kashmiriyat were largely destroyed with the beginning of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir in 1989 and the term lost its remaining substance and actuality following the exodus of Kashmiri …
  • Malawi’s law expert Garton Kamchedzera tears Covid-19 legislation apart: it’s dog’s law 10 Aug 2020 20:52 By Professor Garton Kamchedzera Prof. Kamchedzera When will most of those who draft laws in Malawi stop making “dog’s law?” That is Bentham’s phrase. You hit the dog or shout at it to make it stop doing something; and you expect it to obey. I have just …
  • Angoda Lokka s DNA samples sent to India to confirm death - Police 10 Aug 2020 19:27 Sri Lanka Police says that steps will be taken to confiscate all the assets and properties in Sri Lanka of notorious underworld kingpin Lasantha Perera alias ‘Angoda Lokka’, who is alleged to have died in India. Coimbatore city police in India had recently …
  • Media tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested as Chinese crackdown on Hong Kong hots up 10 Aug 2020 19:20 Hong Kong — Right before China retook control of Hong Kong in 1997, tycoon Jimmy Lai started Apple Daily in part to promote democracy in the city. For 25 years the newspaper survived advertising boycotts and political pressure but never backed off its …
  • Trump’s election year gamble: Messing with Social Security and Medicare 10 Aug 2020 18:58 Wow. With less than three months to go in an election year, President Trump, clearly trailing in the polls, has touched the so-called “third rail” of American politics: Entitlements. Reviving an idea that he backed away from only a few weeks ago, he said …
  • China unlikely to resolve border issue soon 10 Aug 2020 18:58 There have been the usual voices in sections of our media, academicians and politicians, voicing optimism at the prospects of an early withdrawal of Chinese forces from areas under Chinese occupation in the Galwan Valley, Pangong Tso and the Depsang Plains …
  • Column: Following order on payroll tax, Trump threatens to kill Social Security if reelected 10 Aug 2020 17:06 With his four executive orders purportedly aimed at relieving Americans of the burdens of the coronavirus, President Trump spun the theme of his administration — the Art of the Con — up to a higher level. The orders he signed Saturday include a supposed …
  • Travails of a Trilateral Triangle, and the Emergence of an Eastern Front 10 Aug 2020 16:53 Economy & Trade, Nuclear Energy - Nuclear Weapons SINGAPORE, Aug 10 2020 - President Jimmy Carter of the United States had once paid Iran glowing tributes, which was received quite normally in American policy circles and raised no eyebrows: He had said …
  • Cyberspace is critical infrastructure, and it will take effective government oversight to make it safe 10 Aug 2020 15:28 A famous 1990s New Yorker cartoon showed two dogs at a computer and a caption that read "On the Internet, nobody knows you're a dog." The cartoon represents a digital past when people required few safeguards on the internet. People could …
  • NACC asked to probe kickback demand 10 Aug 2020 12:58 Srisuwan Janya, secretary-general of the Association for the Protection of the Constitution, on Sunday filed a petition with the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) calling for it to investigate a bribe demand allegation against a sub-committee …
  • Will Cars Rule the Roads in Post-Pandemic New York? 10 Aug 2020 09:57 Even before the pandemic, congestion already exacted a huge financial toll, costing the New York region an estimated $20 billion a year in lost worker productivity and higher fuel and operating expenses, according to the Partnership for New York City, a …
  • A parent’s guide to gadget-free play 10 Aug 2020 09:36 After schoolwork on a screen is done, how do you make sure your child is not back on one, playing video games? Parents share what works for them “I just hate classes on the computer! My mother makes me sit in front of it all day. I can’t even see my …
  • Hogenakkal dam in full spate, but farmers fate in a limbo 10 Aug 2020 09:17 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI/SALEM/COONOOR/ERODE: Hogenakkal has witnessed a sharp rise in its water level, with rain continuing to lash in the catchments of Cauvery in Karnataka and Kerala for the past few days. On Saturday, Revenue …
  • Could Nevada’s expanded mail-in voting delay election results? 10 Aug 2020 08:49 WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has warned that America may not know the results of the presidential race on election night, and Nevada, with its new universal mail-in ballot law, could be “the one state” that decides the race. Given numerous problems …
  • Evolving a robust national security doctrine 10 Aug 2020 07:02 In a tweet unbecoming of any professional armed forces’ disciplinary etiquettes, the Pakistani Inter Services Public Relation DG had praised actor Deepika Padukone for ostensibly “standing with youth and truth.” While the tweet was deleted afterwards, this …
  • Trump’s latest attack on undocumented immigrants is a pathetic attempt to garner electoral support 10 Aug 2020 00:58 “There used to be a time when you could proudly declare, ‘I am a citizen of the United States,’” Trump said in a written statement after signing the memorandum, according to The New York Times. “But now, the radical left is trying to erase the existence of …
  • ‘You will not lock all of us up!’: Protesters in Poland denounce arrests of LGBT activists 10 Aug 2020 00:38 Demonstrators turned out in Warsaw and other Polish cities Saturday to protest anti-LGBT attitudes promoted by the government as well as the detention of pro-LGBT rights protesters. “You will not lock all of us up!” people chanted at a protest in Warsaw …
  • Heavy inflow fills Mettur dam faster 09 Aug 2020 23:26 Salem: The Mettur dam recorded its heaviest inflow of 1.3lakh cubic feet per second (cusecs) this year on Sunday evening, as the Cauvery continued to swell with rainwater. The dam also saw its water level increasing by 10ft during the period. The inflow to …
  • The City View: Nigel Wilson on why it's essential to get people back into offices 09 Aug 2020 23:15 Subscribe to The City View Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / RSS In this episode Christian is joined by Nigel Wilson, chief executive of Legal and General, a City institution with more than £1 trillion of assets under management. Nigel talks …
  • Demands For Scrapping Tamil Nadu's E-Pass System Get Louder 09 Aug 2020 21:41 Tamil Nadu’s cumbersome ePass system that facilitates inter-district travel and the corruption that it engenders came in for a scathing review by the Madras High Court adding fuel to demands that the ePass system be scrapped. The state government, however, …
  • OECD: PH economy to shrink 3.2% this year as virus woes linger 09 Aug 2020 21:23 The Organization for Economic Coo­peration and Development (OECD) has projected the Philippine economy to contract by 3.2 percent this year amid the pandemic. In its “Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2020 Update: Meeting the Challenges …
  • ’History on trial’: Why Japan’s wartime labor dispute is more than another tit-for-tat with South Korea 09 Aug 2020 17:44 Japan has once again found itself entangled in a recurring skirmish with South Korea over wartime labor — a seemingly intractable row with no end in sight. On Tuesday, a South Korean district court completed the process of serving the Japanese side with …
  • Jamaica Surpasses 1,000 COVID-19 Cases 09 Aug 2020 16:17 KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica has become the second CARICOM country, behind Haiti, to surpass the 1,000- COVID-19 case mark, after recording 16 new cases to bring the total to 1,003. According to the Ministry of Health, 10 of the 16 new cases are females and …
  • Saudi Aramco profits take 73 per cent plunge 09 Aug 2020 15:48 Energy giant Saudi Aramco on Sunday said its second-quarter profits plunged a massive 73 per cent due to sharply lower oil prices as the coronavirus crisis undercuts global demand. The behemoth, recently dethroned by Apple as the world’s most valuable …
  • Saanich councillors ponder plan to transform Uptown-Douglas into district’s core 09 Aug 2020 14:02 Saanich council will decide Monday whether to endorse a plan to transform the Uptown-Douglas corridor into the district’s “heart” over the next two to three decades. In the works for nearly five years, the plan “seeks to fundamentally change the character” …
  • Adhere To Measures Announced To Reduce Spread Of COVID-19 -PM 09 Aug 2020 12:21 Prime Minister the Most Hon. Andrew Holness has reiterated calls for Jamaicans to be more responsible in adhering to the infection prevention and control measures put in place to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Following a sharp …
  • Indigenous Peoples Face Critical Threat from COVID-19 as Cultural, Political Rights Erode  09 Aug 2020 12:19 GENEVA - The United Nations warns COVID-19 poses a critical threat to hundreds of millions of indigenous people worldwide.   To mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is calling on countries to …
  • This Company Boasted to Trump About Its Covid-19 Vaccine. Experts Are Skeptical. 09 Aug 2020 11:15 As the deadly new virus spread globally, Inovio Pharmaceuticals, a small biotech company in Pennsylvania, rushed to develop a vaccine. After announcing promising early results, Inovio’s stock soared more than 1,000 percent. Riding the momentum, the company …
  • Party City Holdco, Inc. (PRTY) CEO Bradley Weston on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 09 Aug 2020 07:58 Party City Holdco, Inc. (NYSE:PRTY) Q2 2020 Earnings Conference Call August 6, 2020 8:00 AM ET Company Participants Ian Heller - VP & Associate General Counsel Bradley Weston - President, CEO & Director Todd Vogensen - EVP, CFO & CAO Conference …
  • Mussel restoration project could lure wildlife back to barren stretch of Mississippi River in Minneapolis 09 Aug 2020 07:26 For the first time in nearly a century, native river life may soon return to a barren stretch of the Mississippi River above St. Anthony Falls in downtown Minneapolis. Biologists believe conditions are finally right to bring back endangered river mussels — …
  • The Observer view on Tory fantasies about planning | Observer editorial 09 Aug 2020 05:03 With the Town and Country Planning Act 1947, the Attlee government nationalised development rights. That is, whatever benefits that might come from developing land belong in principle to the public. When planning permission is granted, a portion of those …
  • Roy Exum: Christians … And Trump 09 Aug 2020 05:01 The August primaries in Tennessee are now over, so we shift our gaze to the November presidential elections. On Fox News yesterday, commentator Greg Gutfeld boldly predicted that the “real reason” Democrat challenger Joe Biden has not named a vice- …
  • Oshiomhole’s 2016 verbal attacks on Ize-Iyamu a lesson for politicians — Osunbor, ex-Edo gov 09 Aug 2020 04:36 A professor of law and former Edo State Governor, Prof Oserheimen Osunbor, speaks to JOHN ALECHENU about the current political situation in Edo, the crisis in the All Progressives Congress, the contentious clause in the Nigeria – China loan agreement, and …
  • Public service and changes to achieve new normal 09 Aug 2020 02:20 By Tunji Olaopa The COVID-19 has indeed become the most significant reality of the twenty-first century. Its incidence seemed to have swallowed every other event that had hitherto began to define human lives since this century commenced. And one of the …
  • Protesters decry government's anti-LGBT attitudes in Poland 08 Aug 2020 21:51 Vanessa Gera, Associated Press Updated 2:44 pm PDT, Saturday, August 8, 2020 Photo: Czarek Sokolowski, AP LGBT rights supporters protest in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. A large crowd of LGBT rights supporters gathered in Warsaw on Saturday to …
  • Flood alert issued in Coimbatore, Erode districts 07 Aug 2020 23:33 By Express News Service COIMBATORE/ERODE/COONOOR: Coimbatore district administration on Friday issued a flood alert for people residing on the banks of river Bhavani within the district. The river swelled up due to the increase of outflow from …
  • Soaring gold prices further erode lustre in pandemic-hit retail hubs 07 Aug 2020 19:20
  • Magu's Suspension May Erode Recent Gains In Nigeria's Anti-corruption War—Groups 07 Aug 2020 08:28 Prominent international groups involved in anti-corruption efforts have said that the removal of Ibrahim Magu as Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission might erode the recent gains in the fight against corruption. The groups, …
  • Don't allow selfish, reckless actions to erode our COVID-19 gains 07 Aug 2020 07:10 Earlier this week we drew attention to a most timely caution from the World Health Organization (WHO) that there may never be a silver bullet for COVID-19; therefore, people need to ensure that they observe the known basic steps to suppress the pandemic, …
  • Ponni Sugars Erode Ltd reports Rs. 5.04 crore net profit in Q1 FY2020-21 06 Aug 2020 13:27 PONNI SUGARS (ERODE) LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended June 30, 2020. Financial Results (Q1 FY 2020-21) - QoQ Comparison The company has reported total income of Rs.62 crores during the period ended June 30, 2020 as compared to Rs.63 …
  • ‘Donald who?’ Presidential historian predicts GOP support for Trump will erode in the face of a ‘blue wave’ 06 Aug 2020 12:14 MSNBC’s Jon Meacham predicts that President Donald Trump won’t be able to count on Republican support through a lengthy vote-counting process. The historian and author told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that GOP support may wane if Democrats strengthen their House …
  • Flood Damage Can Erode Companies’ Long-Term Value 06 Aug 2020 01:11 According to a study commissioned by FM Global, flood disruptions could cause a company’s stock to fall dramatically over the succeeding 12 months. The study says that decline in stock value is a result of investors losing confidence in the decision-making …
  • U.S. Dollar Continues To Erode Losses 04 Aug 2020 13:33 The US dollar correction continued overnight, with the greenback continuing to reduce some of its previous week’s losses. Yet again, most of the action was confined to the major currencies, where the US dollar sell-off was most prevalent. Asian currencies …
  • Trump's base starting to erode, new poll shows 04 Aug 2020 13:15 President Trump’s support among Republicans and other conservative voters has begun to erode amid the continued coronavirus pandemic and its associated economic havoc, a new poll from UC Berkeley’s Institute of Governmental Studies shows. The poll shows …
  • Erode turmeric traders unhappy over poor arrival 04 Aug 2020 11:34 Turmeric traders here were not happy over poor arrival on Tuesday. “After four days of closure, the four turmeric markets in Erode reopened on Tuesday. The traders expected good arrival of quality turmeric. But only 2,400 bags of medium-variety turmeric …
  • The longer-term coronavirus fallout could erode democracy. Here’s how that could play out. 04 Aug 2020 11:06 Economic downturns tend to increase income inequality Economic disparities in the U.S. were on the rise, even before the coronavirus pandemic. Imagine all of a nation’s pre-tax annual income added together — from sources like wages, interest, capital gains …
  • US dollar continues to erode losses 04 Aug 2020 09:13 US dollar improves against majors The US dollar correction continued overnight, with the greenback continuing to reduce some of its previous week’s losses. Yet again, most of the action was confined to the major currencies, where the US dollar sell-off was …
  • Offshore project delays could erode billions 30 Jul 2020 07:01 …Wood Mackenzie report states By Lisa Hamilton PROJECT delays offshore Guyana, in the Stabroek Block, could cost ExxonMobil and the Government of Guyana billions of dollars and push back the payout period by years. However, this is dependent on the length …
  • Tamil Nadu: Five women Inspectors, one Sub Inspector bag Union Minister's medal for Excellence 12 Aug 2020 20:38 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu was the only state with five women police officers bagging the Union Home Minister’s medal for Excellence in investigation along with a sub Inspector of Police. Four of them were awarded the medal for convicting the …
  • Coronavirus | Coimbatore sees five deaths as total cases cross 6,000-mark 08 Aug 2020 03:23 Coimbatore district reported five COVID-19 deaths and 228 new cases on Friday as overall tally crossed the 6,000-mark and stood at 6,227 cases. A 70-year-old woman, who was COVID-19 positive and admitted on Tuesday at the Coimbatore Medical College …
  • Customs told to move out ammonium nitrate in 3-4 days 08 Aug 2020 03:23 Noting that around 12,000 people are living in the vicinity of the container freight station (CFS) in Manali, where 740 tonnes of seized ammonium nitrate have been stored, the police and other agencies have asked the Customs Department to move out the …
  • Wind uproots tree and mobile tower, claims two lives 05 Aug 2020 02:21 Coimbatore: Heavy wind claimed a life in the district and another one in neighbouring Tirupur when a tree and an abandoned 80-ft tall mobile tower were uprooted on Tuesday. In the district, a 29-year-old medical representative was killed after a tree fell …
  • IIM CAT 2020 dates announced, registration process begins August 5 29 Jul 2020 13:17 IIM CAT 2020 will be held on November 29. Representational image/ file IIM CAT 2020: The Comom Admission Test (CAT 2020) will be held on November 29, 2020. This year, the entrance exam will be conducted by Indian Institute of Indore. The online …
  • TN: Soon, mobile ration shops to deliver groceries 28 Jul 2020 01:45 Representative image CHENNAI: Soon, mobile ration shops stocked with sacks of rice, sugar, dal, and sachets of edible oil and carrying staff armed with point of sale (PoS) devices may crisscross the roads. With just months to go for assembly polls, the …
  • Daily Covid cases in TN almost 7,000 again 28 Jul 2020 01:45 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The number of fresh Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu were seven short of 7,000 on Monday, pushing the total tally to 2,20,716. The state reported 77 deaths that took the cumulative toll to 3,521. As many …
  • Class 12 star performer from Kerala Dalit colony, family says hardships could not stop his dream 28 Jul 2020 00:06 Written by Shaju Philip | Thiruvananthapuram | Published: July 28, 2020 4:45:12 am Vinayak (second from left) with his family. (Express Photo) WHEN OFFICIALS from the Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan took him to Kochi Friday morning, 18-year-old Vinayak M …
  • Double surprise for Namakkal girl; A call from PM Modi follows board exam triumph  27 Jul 2020 00:24 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday interacted with a Namakkal girl — N N Kaniga (17) — who scored 490 marks in the board examinations this year. Encouraging students while speaking to the nation through the radio …
  • Covid count: Salem stabilizes, Tiupur spikes, Coimbatore sprints 26 Jul 2020 23:57 Salem district, which was topping the Covid charts in western Tamil Nadu till a week ago appeared to have stabilized, while Coimbatore caught up fast to become the district with highest Covid incidence. On Sunday, when the region’s Covid death toll touched …
  • Tamil Nadu girl gets direct call from PM Modi; here's what they spoke about 26 Jul 2020 19:19 @narendramodi on Twitter When one gets a call from the Prime Minister of India, they know they've done something incredible. For many, that's a dream and for a small district of Namakkal, it's an achievement. A girl from Namakkal named Kanika …
  • PM interacts with Namakkal school student 26 Jul 2020 19:14 Kaniga said that she is not having any words to describe about the interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Mo...Read More COIMBATORE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Namakkal based school student N Kaniga who scored 490 marks out of 500 in …
  • Mann Ki Baat: PM Narendra Modi interacts with successful CBSE students, shares their stories 26 Jul 2020 14:53 Mann Ki Baat 2020: PM Narendra Modi congratulated the successful students of CBSE Mann Ki Baat 2020: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to some successful students of the Central Board of Secondary Examinations (CBSE), and congratulated them in today’ …
  • Lockdown-hit folk artists go live to keep tradition alive 26 Jul 2020 01:15 Coimbatore: While they are unable to conduct live shows, folk artistes in the region are performing online for worldwide audience. The artists used to perform string puppetry, shadow puppetry and therukkoothu (folk theatre) in festivals held from the Tamil …
  • Spike in cases but no hike in beds 23 Jul 2020 00:03 Coimbatore: In the last five days, Coimbatore recorded 740 cases, making the district with the highest number of Covid-19 active cases in the western region at 1,236. While the district continues to add close to 150 new patients a day, besides also …
  • Coronavirus cases cross 2500-mark in Salem dist 23 Jul 2020 00:03 Salem: The number of Covid-19 cases has crossed 2500-mark in Salem district on Wednesday even as 99 cases were reported on the day. Of the 99 cases, 58 were from the Salem municipal corporation (SMC), nine from Magudanchavadi, five from Pethanaickenpalayam …
  • Coronavirus | 135 more contract disease in Coimbatore 19 Jul 2020 22:44 The number of active COVID-19 cases in Coimbatore district increased to 1,193 with 135 more persons tested positive on Sunday. The 135 positive cases reported on Sunday were from places including Vadavalli, Rathinapuri, Ganapathy, PN Palayam, …
  • Minor arrested for rape, murder of woman 17 Jul 2020 06:05 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: A 17-year-old boy was arrested on charges of rape and murder of a 24-year-old woman in Namakkal on Wednesday. Police said that the boy allegedly committed the crimes near Keeraikadu last Monday and went absconding. The …
  • Erode bags second best pass percentage 16 Jul 2020 23:56 Erode/Salem: Erode district retained bragging rights by bagging the second best pass percentage, 96.99%, in the state in Class XII board exam results declared on Thursday. Last year, 95.23% of students who wrote the exams had passed. Out of 22,431 …
  • A website by science enthusiasts gains traction during the lockdown 15 Jul 2020 12:32 If it is Comet Neowise that enthuses Padmasree, an engineering student from Thiruvananthapuram, Keerthana Vengatesan, an undergraduate student in mathematics from Attur, is fascinated by the length of a lightning bolt. Neha P, a physics graduate from …
  • Scrappage policy will put 2-lakh plus truck owners in dire straits 14 Jul 2020 10:47 With the clamour for a scrappage policy gaining momentum, the livelihood of around 2 lakh plus owners of single trucks of 15-years and above is under threat. The old trucks ply short distances (less than 200 km) and are used mainly to load materials like …
  • Farmers seek e-pass to bring workers from other districts 13 Jul 2020 22:46 Coimbatore: The All India Kisan Sabha (AIKS) on Monday sought e-passes for farm labourers from the neighbouring districts. E-pass applications to bring the labourers are getting rejected, said AIKS district president S Palanisamy, who submitted a petition …
  • Guest workers keen to return to Tamil Nadu 13 Jul 2020 09:45 Though just a trickle as of now, the reverse migration of labour has started (Representative image) CHENNAI: Guest workers, who had left Tamil Nadu for their home states amid the Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing hassles in the early phases of lockdown, …
  • Ara Arularasu is new SP 13 Jul 2020 00:47 Coimbatore: Measures will be taken to maintain law and order and check road accidents, said Ara Arularasu IPS, who took charge as superintendent of police here on Sunday. “People can contact me at 9498122422 any time to convey grievances. Appropriate …
  • Salem dist reports 136 new cases 12 Jul 2020 00:25 Salem: At least 136 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the district on Saturday, taking its total figure to 1,767. Dr J Nirmalson, deputy director of health services, said, “Of the 136, 64 were from the Salem Municipal Corporation (SMC) …
  • Dist’s Covid tally may touch 4K by Aug 1 08 Jul 2020 04:48 Coimbatore: The health department on Tuesday said the district’s Covid-19 tally would touch 2,000 by July 20 and 4,000 by August 1, going by the current doubling time of cases, which now stands at 10.2 days. When the count touches 4,000, officials say, …
  • TN urban planning body to open 15 new offices across state, builders welcome move 07 Jul 2020 14:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: Developers and individual builders can now heave a sigh of relief as the Tamil Nadu government has permitted the reorganisation of existing offices in the Directorate of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) and create 15 new …
  • Coimbatore: Four private labs barred from reimbursing cost of tests 07 Jul 2020 00:42 Image used for representational purpose only COIMBATORE: The state government has banned four private laboratories in the district from collecting reimbursement from the Tamil Nadu Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme for Covid-19 tests they run in …
  • Covid-19 cases hit record one-day high in Nilgiris 07 Jul 2020 00:41 Udhagamandalam: Covid-19 cases hit a record one-day high in the Nilgiris on Monday with 26 positive cases taking the tally to 150. Of the 26 cases, eight are returnees from other districts, 17 are primary and secondary contacts of an official of a needle …
  • Covid-19 cases spike by 1,100 in western TN in one week 05 Jul 2020 23:09 At least 128 people were tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the western Tamil Nadu that comprises eight districts, taking the total number of cases in the region to 2,979. As was the trend over the past few days, Salem reported the highest number …
  • CM Palaniswami lays foundation for Kallakurichi Medical College 05 Jul 2020 00:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday laid the foundation for the Kallakurichi Medical College to be established at a cost of Rs 381.76 crore, through the video conferencing facility at the secretariat. The …
  • Print to celluloid: From 'Kalvanin Kadhali' and 'Mullum Malaram' to 'Ponniyin Selvan' 04 Jul 2020 08:29 News about Kalki's magnum opus, Ponniyin Selvan being made into a film by none other than Mani Ratnam provided food for this writer’s thoughts. So many Tamil novels have been turned into films, many meeting with success, some falling by the wayside. …
  • 4,343 cases in a day, TN inching towards 1L-mark 03 Jul 2020 02:33 A doctor takes a swab to test for the Covid-19 disease at primary health center in Chennai Tamil Nadu moved closer to the 1 lakh case milestone with the highest ever daily spike of 4,343 fresh Covid-19 cases on Thursday. The tally reached 98,392. While 41, …
  • Thundershowers likely in some areas in Chennai, says Meteorological dept. 03 Jul 2020 00:45 Several places in the north coastal region and interior districts are likely to receive light to moderate rain till Saturday. Chennai too may enjoy thundershowers in some areas towards evening or night, according to Meteorological Department. During the …
  • Coronavirus | Highest single-day spike in Tamil Nadu with 4,343 cases 03 Jul 2020 00:45 After reporting 3,000-plus COVID-19 cases daily for the past week, Tamil Nadu, for the first time, recorded over 4,000 cases on Thursday. A total of 4,343 persons tested positive for COVID-19, taking the State’s tally to 98,392*. Noting that the State’s …
  • T.N. records 3,882 cases; Chennai’s tally tops 60,000 02 Jul 2020 02:10 Tamil Nadu recorded 3,882 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, taking the State’s overall tally to 94,049*. As many as 2,852 patients were discharged from hospitals and 63 deaths were reported. Of the fresh cases, 2,182 were in Chennai, which recorded 2, …
  • 62 Covid deaths push Tamil Nadu toll to 1,141 30 Jun 2020 03:11 Health workers and volunteers from SDPI wearing PPE kits after performing the burial of a person who died due ...Read More CHENNAI: Fresh Covid-19 infections in TN were close to 4,000 for the second day on Monday, which saw 62 deaths pushing the toll to 1, …
  • With 14 new cases, Nilgiris virus tally shoots up 30 Jun 2020 00:41 Udhagamandalam: Nilgiris district recorded 14 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday, taking the district tally to 84. The hill district has been recording positive cases of coronavirus for the past 14 days after an official of a private manufacturing company in …
  • TN: Lockdown spells more trouble in border areas 29 Jun 2020 07:08 The bridge across river Cauvery that separates Erode and Namakkal districts at Pallipalayam Residents of Pallipalayam associate themselves more with Erode rather than Namakkal district, where the small town is located. That’s because Erode is just six km …
  • Will take a call on online classes in 2 days: Sengottaiyan 28 Jun 2020 00:33 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: School Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan on Saturday said that he would make an announcement about online classes for school students in two days. After participating in a function held at a private college in …
  • Man sets booby trap to kill brother in Salem 27 Jun 2020 08:29 By Express News Service SALEM: Salem rural police arrested a 60-year-old man who killed his brother using explosives in a land dispute here on Thursday. According to Panamarathuptti police, a farmer V Mani (50), a resident of Thumbalpatti near …
  • Covid-19: Salem crosses 1OO mark  27 Jun 2020 08:29 By Express News Service SALEM/COONOOR/COIMBATORE/NAMAKKAL/ERODE/KRISHNAGIRI/DHARMAPURI : Salem recorded a highest single-day spike on Friday with 111 persons testing positive for Covid.  The numbers include 86 indigenous cases: 52 …
  • DMK MLA from Cheyyur tests positive for COVID-19 27 Jun 2020 06:59 Besides Chennai, 191 cases were reported in Chengalpattu, 98 in Kancheepuram, 170 in Thiruvallur, 10 each in Ariyalur and Nagapattinam, 29 in Coimbatore, 21 in Cuddalore, 15 in Dindigul, five each in Erode and Thiruvarur, 25 each in Kallakurichi and …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu suspends intra-zone transport till June 30 24 Jun 2020 23:53 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Wednesday announced that public and private transport services in various zones, each of which comprises a cluster of districts, will be suspended from June 25 to 30. With effect from June 1, Tamil Nadu was divided …
  • TN CM inaugurates compressed biogas plant 24 Jun 2020 04:52 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi PalaniswamiIANS (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday inaugurated the Rs 25 crore compressed biogas (CBG) set up in Namakkal through video conference in the presence of Union Minister for Petroleium …
  • EPS inaugurates biogas plant in Namakkal 24 Jun 2020 01:32 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami inaugurated a compressed biogas plant at Namakkal through video conferencing, in the presence of the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, on Tuesday. The …
  • IOC’s green fuel unit and stations at Namakkal go on stream 23 Jun 2020 16:57 A number of compressed bio-gas (CBG) plants, entailing a total investment of about ₹450 crore, will be set up in Tamil Nadu for the supply of green fuel in the State. The first CBG plant has been established at Namakkal by IOT, a joint venture of Indian …
  • CBG plant and CBG stations inaugurated in Tamil Nadu jointly by Chief Minister and Union Petroleum Minister 23 Jun 2020 09:59 A compressed bio-gas (CBG) plant of IOT, a joint venture of Indian Oil Corporation with Oiltanking GmbH of Germany, at Namakkal in Tamil Nadu together with five CBG stations for automobiles were remotely inaugurated jointly by Shri Edappadi K. Palaniswami, …
  • 2,141 cases and 49 deaths in 1 day across TN 19 Jun 2020 04:01 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: Public health authorities ramped up testing across Tamil Nadu as Covid-19 infections continued to rise on Thursday. The state reported 2,141 cases, including 1,373 cases in Chennai, taking the total …
  • 36 IAS officers to monitor fight against COVID-19 across Tamil Nadu 18 Jun 2020 10:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government has appointed monitoring officers for 33 districts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Three officers had already been appointed to Chengalpattu, Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts in May. For Chennai, …
  • Salem leads west TN’s Covid-19 tally 18 Jun 2020 00:06 Salem: The district retained the top spot in the Covid-19 list when compared to the other districts in western Tamil Nadu with 25 new cases, including 16 indigenous, on Wednesday. “We have 256 positive cases. Of them, 193 people were discharged and 62 are …
  • 11 more test +ve for Covid-19 17 Jun 2020 01:02 Coimbatore: Eleven people, two of them contacts of the 28-year-old man who died of Covid-19 on Sunday, tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the district on Tuesday, even as 11 people were discharged from the ESI Hospital. Eight of the new patients …
  • TN CM lays stones for memorials of five leaders 16 Jun 2020 13:40 Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami. File photo CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday laid the foundation stones for five manimandapams (memorials) to honour leaders, social reformers, great poets and scholars …
  • 28-year-old man dies of suspected Covid at CMCH 15 Jun 2020 23:31 Coimbatore: A 28-year-old man who was admitted to the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital (CMCH) on June 12 with breathing difficulties died on Sunday, making him the first patient to die of suspected Covid-19 in the district. The patient’s Covid-19 test …
  • Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami opens water from Mettur dam for Delta irrigation 12 Jun 2020 08:32 By Express News Service SALEM: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday opened water from Mettur dam to Delta region for irrigation purpose.  Initially, 3,000 cusecs of water was released from the dam and by Friday night it will be …
  • 112 teams to check home isolation cases 11 Jun 2020 22:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: On a day when the State once again reported 1,875 cases with Chennai touching its highest single-day spike of 1,407 cases, 40 mobile medical teams from various district health units arrived in the capital city to monitor the …
  • Tamil Nadu: Man arrested for rape of minor girl 10 Jun 2020 14:46 ERODE: The Appakudal police in Erode district of Tamil Nadu arrested a 27-year-old man on Wednesday on charges of raping a minor girl, more than a year after she eloped with him. The accused has been identified as S Subash of Kuppandapalayam in Namakkal …
  • CM opens roads, flyovers and office buildings across Tamil Nadu 09 Jun 2020 00:58 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday inaugurated several bridges, roads and buildings, through the video-conferencing facility at the Secretariat. This included a four-lane flyover constructed at a cost of Rs 54. …
  • Tamil Nadu's COVID-19 curve rises through weekend 08 Jun 2020 08:54 Chennai: Until a week ago, a large number of incoming persons returning to Tamil Nadu, particularly Maharashtra, were adding to its overall burgeoining numbers of persons testing positive for Covid-19 novel coronavirus. But that trend now looks to be …
  • 3 more test positive for Covid in district 07 Jun 2020 23:55 Coimbatore: A week after Coimbatore district broke its record of being Covid-19 cases free for a long time, the number of people testing positive for the virus continued to increase. On Sunday, three people tested positive for the novel coronavrus in …
  • 700 stranded Indians repatriated from Maldives 07 Jun 2020 13:24 The repatriates, included 655 male and 45 females. More than 470 persons suffered job loss due to the lockdown...Read More TUTICORIN: As many as 700 repatriated Indians reached V O Chidambaranar Port Trust in Tuticorin on Sunday as part of operation ‘ …
  • ‘Exempt us from power tariff’ 07 Jun 2020 01:14 Coimbatore: Representatives of the Federation of Coimbatore Industrial Associations (Focia), a forum of micro and small industries, on Saturday petitioned electricity minister P Thangamani to exempt them from power tariff for March-June period. They said …
  • Namakkal district reports its first Covid death 30 May 2020 08:11
  • Tamil Nadu's Namakkal records its first COVID-19 death as 47-year-old lorry driver succumbs to the deadly virus 30 May 2020 04:19 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Tamil Nadu's Namakkal district recorded its first COVID-19 death at the Namakkal Government Medical College Hospital (NGMCH) on Saturday early morning.  A 47-year-old lorry driver from Koothapalli near Tiruchengode, …
  • Fearing separation, two women from Tamil Nadu's Namakkal end lives 18 May 2020 19:37 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Two women, aged 23 and 20, ended their lives here on Saturday, allegedly fearing they would be separated as the latter's marriage had been fixed recently. According to Elachipalyam police, N Jothi (23), a resident of …
  • Four of family test positive in Namakkal 27 Apr 2020 01:28
  • Namakkal student’s 1,300-km trek home ends midway 03 Apr 2020 02:20
  • 42 of 57 positive cases are in Tirunelveli and Namakkal 01 Apr 2020 00:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In the single-largest increase yet, 57 people in Tamil Nadu tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Leading the list was Namakkal with a whopping 24 positive cases. According to officials, all of these people had attended …
  • Maharashtra mantralaya lockdown due to Covid-19 hits egg export from Namakkal hard 19 Mar 2020 05:24
  • Maha mantralaya lockdown hits egg export from Namakkal hard 19 Mar 2020 01:56
  • Six die as truck rams SUV near Namakkal in TN 14 Mar 2020 06:31
  • Namakkal youth creates world record in Silambam 17 Feb 2020 07:56 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With numerous graceful agile moves, a 23-year-old youth hailing from a farmer's family in Kanavaipatti in the district, wielded the Silambam stick for over three hours without a stop, to strike a new global record at …
  • Tiruchy priests roped into make vadas for Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple ahead of Hanuman Jayanthi 22 Dec 2019 07:28 By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Come Hanuman Jayanti, Lord Anjaneyar in the Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple will be adorned with a garland made of one lakh and eight vadas. This year too, priests from Tiruchy have been roped in to make these vadas. Speaking to …
  • Namakkal: Grandmother dies to save teen from abusive stepfather 15 Dec 2019 00:12 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: A septuagenarian woman died trying to protect her granddaughter from her ‘abusive’ stepfather, near Rasipuram in the wee hours of Saturday. Raja, the step father, attacked the old woman with acid and slit her throat before he …
  • Debt drives 3 of family to suicide in Namakkal district 02 Dec 2019 21:02  The head of the family Mohan, 55, a rig owner involved in drilling activities, his wife Nirmala, 47, and their 17-year-old daughter, Sowmya, had allegedly consumed some poisonous substance at home in the wee hours of Monday, when Mohan's elder son, …
  • United in the misery is the poor cousin in Namakkal 17 Nov 2019 14:18 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With 148 libraries left in the lurch in Namakkal, its District Library Officer (DLO) K Ravi has now sent a proposal to construct 21 new buildings, with a sole aim to create a better platform for students to learn. However, …
  • Atheist Karunanidhi to get Rs 30L Namakkal temple 26 Aug 2019 05:16
  • Namakkal-based Vidya Kumaresan loves to weave beauty using stylised letters 25 Jul 2019 12:18 Vidya Kumaresan elucidates what an “upstroke” is with a deft stroke of the brush pen on the white board. She then goes on to explain the subtle difference between a ‘thin’ upstroke and a ‘thick’ one with due demonstrations. On cue, the participants proceed …
  • 3 attacked at milk chilling centre in Namakkal 22 Jul 2019 05:23 NAMAKKAL: In a daring attack by a gang of four at a milk chilling centre at Kumbakottai near Namagiripettai in Namakkal district late on Saturday night, three persons including an employee of the chilling centre suffered severe cut injuries. In the melee, …
  • Prasath bowls Namakkal to big win in TN Cricket Association inter-district U-14 meet 20 Jun 2019 06:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: RV Hari Prasath’s 5/36 propelled Namakkal to beat Virudhunagar by an innings and 160 runs in the quarterfinals of the TNCA inter-district U-14 meet on Wednesday. Brief scores: Quarterfinals: Krishnagiri 170 in 83.3 …
  • Baby sale case in Namakkal: Police arrest Bengaluru woman 18 May 2019 20:55 Namakkal: In yet another shocking turn to the investigations into the recent baby sale case centred around a Rasipuram-based retired government nurse, Amudha aka Amuthavalli, the Tamil Nadu CB-CID police who took over the investigations, on Saturday …
  • Namakkal child adoption racket: Baby ‘products’ 05 May 2019 01:39 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: The Namakkal child adoption racket that recently came to light has revealed how lapses in health and registration services could be exploited by unscrupulous individuals. It has also shown how brokers were able to target …
  • Three more arrested in Namakkal baby sale case 27 Apr 2019 21:39 Namakkal: The alleged racket in buying and selling of babies centred around a retired Rasipuram-based government nursing assistant in Namakkal district, appears to be getting wider with the police arresting three more 'sub-brokers' suspected to be …
  • Namakkal raids: I-T sleuths seize unaccounted cash worth Rs 14.54cr 13 Apr 2019 07:53 [India], April 13 (ANI): Income Tax department officials have seized unaccounted cash worth Rs 14.54 crore from the premises of PSK Engineering Construction and Co in Namakkal district. Out of the amount seized, a major portion (Rs 13.80 crore) was seized …
  • I-T raids at Namakkal-based construction firm 12 Apr 2019 09:38 [India], April 12 (ANI): The Income Tax department on Friday carried out raids at the premises of PSK Engineering Construction and Co in Namakkal district. Officials from the IT department had received information about the presence of unaccounted cash, …
  • Namakkal Anjaneyar temple: priest in critical condition after falling from elevated platform 28 Jan 2019 16:42 A priest suffered head injuries after he fell down from a 11-feet elevated platform while performing puja to the famous 18-feet high Lord Hanuman shrine in Namakkal, officials said on Monday. The 53-year-old priest, Venkatesh lost his balance and fell from …
  • Thirumanimuthaaru river froths in Salem, Namakkal due to toxic inflows 09 Oct 2018 22:20 Salem/ Namakkal: In what looks a replica of toxic foams in Bengaluru lakes, a similar environmental hazard has scared local residents and farmers living close to the Thirumanimuthaaru river in Salem and Namakkal districts as the water body heavily …
  • Namakkal: School girl commits suicide by jumping into Cauvery river 09 Oct 2018 22:20 Namakkal: In a terrible tragedy, a 16-year-old Plus-one class girl student committed suicide by jumping into the Cauvery river in full flow near Pallipalayam in Namakkal district, apparently depressed over her parents chiding her for ignoring her studies.  …
  • Hatching gains: Namakkal poultry units on expansion spree 08 Jun 2018 17:24 Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal is famous for its eggs, and this year, after a gap of eight years, poultry farmers are on an expansion spree, investing as much as ₹600 crore. The farmers — especially those in Namakkal and adjoining places such as Erode, Rasipuram …
  • Five sentenced to life term in rape case in Namakkal 06 Jun 2018 02:44 Namakkal: The Namakkal district Mahila court on Tuesday convicted and sentenced five persons to life term for allegedly sexually assaulting a young woman under the cover of darkness three years ago near Namagiripettai. The Mahila court judge, Mr. P Elango, …
  • NEET heat sparks dry spell in enrolment at Tamil Nadu's Namakkal schools 17 May 2018 02:05 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Following the implementation of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for medical courses, the enrolment of students in matriculation schools in Namakkal district – once famous for preparing students to score high marks in …
  • Namakkal farmers urge district admn to undertake water audit 14 May 2018 01:49 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday announcing that Mettur dam cannot be opened for irrigation on June 12, and delta farmers worried over the prospects of Kuruvai, the farmers in Namakkal have urged the …
  • Tamil Nadu man in coma for 2 years in Gulf brought homeA man from Namakkal, who has been in a coma for more than two years, finally got compensation from an insurance company. The Indian embassy persuaded Udaiyar’s employer to file a case against an… 19 Jul 2017 04:48 CHENNAI: The intervention of the Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi has helped the family of a man from Namakkal, who has been in a coma for more than two years, gain compensation. Chithiravel Vinaitheertha Udaiyar, 37, was flown to the city on Tuesday from Abu …
  • Scary video of hanging bridge pillar in Namakkal goes viral; triggers official action 26 Jun 2017 03:21 One of the damaged pillars of the Solasiramani barrage-cum-bridge, which has been propped up by sand bags, in Namakkal district; and (below) the pillar with damaged base due to soil erosion before repair work began | Express NAMAKKAL: A video on social …
  • Brazil gives Namakkal egg a run for money 09 Jun 2017 03:11 Image for representational purpose only. NAMAKKAL: Egg export from Namakkal district is on a downward spiral, thanks to the tough competition put up by Brazil. But that has not hit the business due to the high demand from domestic markets. Namakkal …
  • After dropping ranking system, schools in Namakkal take NEET turn 21 May 2017 02:13 NAMAKKAL: Known for producing eggs and churning out eggheads, Namakkal is, so to say, the rank capital of the State. Now that the ranking system in the SSLC and HSC board examinations has been abolished, private schools, which set into motion the city’s …
  • Namakkal contractor on I-T radar found dead 09 May 2017 05:03 A civil contractor in Namakkal, whose premises were among those searched by Income Tax sleuths during the crackdown on State Health Minister C. Vijaya Baskar last month, died at Sevutranganpatti in Mohanur on Monday. He was found unconscious in his farm …
  • Tamil Nadu's Namakkal mired in slump due to year-round water shortage 07 May 2017 00:36 NAMAKKAL: Faced with acute year-round water shortage in the rain shadow region of the Western Ghats, agriculture was never really a viable option in Namakkal. When the first few tentative entrepreneurs struck gold with their small-scale poultry farms, it …
  • Namakkal resident reunited with son 05 Feb 2017 20:22 Tears of joy streamed down Namakkal resident Santhi’s face when she laid eyes on her son after more than three years. A resident of the city Corporation’s beggar rehabilitation centre Sakshatkaram, Santhi had been looking forward to meeting her elder son …
  • Slump in biz, not cash crunch, hits Namakkal truckers hard 10 Jan 2017 18:27 Chennai, January 10:   Truckers in Namakkal region, the trucking hub of Tamil Nadu, have migrated to online transactions following demonetisation. “We have adjusted to the change quickly,” said M Thangavelu, who owns two trucks. He regularly moves goods …
  • Chennai likely to get weekend showers 08 Aug 2020 01:12 Picture used for representational purpose onlyCHENNAI: After days of cloudy skies, Chennai may begin the weekend with some showers, as weathermen have forecast light rain in the next 48 hours. Weather watchers said rainfall could continue for at least …
  • Flood warning issued in Hogenakkal 06 Aug 2020 07:01 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI/ COONOOR/COIMBATORE: Dharmapuri district administration on Wednesday warned people residing in the low-lying areas near Hogenekkal of possible flooding. The announcement, made in a traditional way using a drum …
  • Cases filed against two bus drivers 06 Aug 2020 01:27 Coimbatore: Police booked cases against two private buses for entering the district without e-pass near Karumathampatti check post in the district on Wednesday. When revenue divisional officer (south) Dhanalingam along with other officials were involved in …
  • Drop Chennai-Salem e-way project: DMK MPs 03 Aug 2020 18:22 SALEM: Three DMK MPs on Monday urged the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government either to drop the Chennai-Salem green corridor expressway project or to find an alternative route for the project which won’t affect farmers. MPs S R Parthiban (Salem), Dr S …
  • GMR Infra to divest large part of non-core assets 03 Aug 2020 11:59 The airport-to-port conglomerate in an investor presentation said land at strategic industrial locations will benefit from the possible manufacturing dislocation from China. "Plan is to divest large part of other assets identified as non-core …
  • Law against triple talaq strengthened self-reliance among Muslim women, says Naqvi 31 Jul 2020 08:15 New Delhi: Triple talaq was given "political patronage" by "merchants of vote bank", and it was the Narendra Modi government that made it a criminal offence thus bolstering self-reliance and self-confidence among Muslim women, Minority …
  • Rains to continue in Chennai and other parts of TN for 2 more days 29 Jul 2020 22:26 Many parts of Chennai received intense spells on Tuesday afternoon taking residents by surprise. Weathermen have forecast more spells for the next two days. N Puviarasan, director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre, IMD said wind convergence, the meeting of sea …
  • 70 children found locked up in private mill in Avinashi 29 Jul 2020 20:57 By Express News Service TIRUPUR: In a shocking incident, at least 70 minors were found locked up in a private mill in Avinashi, having been brought to the district allegedly without obtaining e-pass. The youngsters were rescued by Tirupur district …
  • Daily Covid cases in TN almost 7,000 again 28 Jul 2020 01:45 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The number of fresh Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu were seven short of 7,000 on Monday, pushing the total tally to 2,20,716. The state reported 77 deaths that took the cumulative toll to 3,521. As many …
  • Covid count: Salem stabilizes, Tiupur spikes, Coimbatore sprints 26 Jul 2020 23:57 Salem district, which was topping the Covid charts in western Tamil Nadu till a week ago appeared to have stabilized, while Coimbatore caught up fast to become the district with highest Covid incidence. On Sunday, when the region’s Covid death toll touched …
  • Naik Velu P becomes the first Indian Ultra Runner to complete coast to coast 1000 miler 24 Jul 2020 17:56 Naik Velu P (BCCL) Naik Velu P of the Indian Army, has become the First Indian Ultra Runner to break the Asian record by completing 1000 miles in just 17 days. The coast to coast 1000 Miler is an online event organized for the first time in India which …
  • Salem farmers protest green corridor project 24 Jul 2020 10:06 Representative image SALEM: Holding black flags, farmers from Kuppanur, Poolavari, Nalikkalpatty, Vattakadu and Ramalingapuram villages in Salem on Thursday protested the Salem-Chennai green corridor project. They raised slogans for an hour against both …
  • Recovery rate rises to 63% in Nilgiris 24 Jul 2020 02:07 Udhagamandalam: With 92 Covid-19 patients being discharged in the Nilgiris on Thursday, the recovery rate rose to 63.2% in the district. Two days ago, it was 53.6%. While the district accounts for 587 Covid-19 cases, the total number of patients recovered …
  • TN sanctions Rs 10.19 cr to dig community wells 23 Jul 2020 19:51 CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has sanctioned Rs 10.19 crore to install community wells for the benefit of 1,233 small, marginal, SC/ST and women farmers in the state. The scheme announced in assembly will be implemented through the agriculture …
  • 47-year-old man held in missing tusks case in Tamil Nadu 23 Jul 2020 11:11 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: The special teams of the forest department, probing a case of missing tusks of a dead elephant, on Wednesday arrested a 47-year-old man after three days of intense investigation. The suspect is E Thammanna alias …
  • Coronavirus cases cross 2500-mark in Salem dist 23 Jul 2020 00:03 Salem: The number of Covid-19 cases has crossed 2500-mark in Salem district on Wednesday even as 99 cases were reported on the day. Of the 99 cases, 58 were from the Salem municipal corporation (SMC), nine from Magudanchavadi, five from Pethanaickenpalayam …
  • Chennai likely to turn green zone by July 31 21 Jul 2020 09:41 The number of passengers who were quarantined between May 8 and July 17 was 12,709 and 11,406 of them had gone home in the districts The intensive efforts taken by the government to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the past three months had brought the …
  • Four DMK MLAs Contract Covid-19; Number Of Corona-positive Lawmakers Reaches 16 In Tamil Nadu 20 Jul 2020 11:36 Leaders of Tamil Nadu’s main opposition party, the DMK, are a worried lot after four of its MLAs tested positive for coronavirus in the last two days. DMK MLAs R.K. Karthikeyan from Vellore, R. Gandhi from Ranipet, Ganesan from Thittakudi and T. …
  • Coronavirus India Updates, July 20: Delhi Health Minister to resume work; Maharashtra minister tests positive 20 Jul 2020 09:35 A health worker collects samples for Covid-19 rapid antigen testing, in New Delhi, Saturday, July 18, 2020. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) Coronavirus India Updates: India on Monday recorded 40,025 new cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, taking the …
  • Tamil Nadu: Three more DMK legislators test positive 20 Jul 2020 00:18 Representative image Three more DMK legislators - Krishnagiri MLA T Senguttuvan, Vellore MLA P Karthikeyan and Ranipet MLA R Gandhi - tested positive for Covid-19 on Sunday. Senguttuvan, 63, who is also the party’s Krishnagiri East district incharge, was …
  • Coronavirus | 135 more contract disease in Coimbatore 19 Jul 2020 22:44 The number of active COVID-19 cases in Coimbatore district increased to 1,193 with 135 more persons tested positive on Sunday. The 135 positive cases reported on Sunday were from places including Vadavalli, Rathinapuri, Ganapathy, PN Palayam, …
  • Tamil Nadu to tweak defence industrial policy 19 Jul 2020 01:24 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to woo investments for the defence industrial corridor, the State government is planning to tweak the Aerospace and Defence Industrial Policy, which was unveiled at the second edition of the Global Investors Meet, …
  • Veerappan’s daughter is now BJP youth wing leader: ‘Believe in humanity’ 19 Jul 2020 00:06 Vidhya Veerappan The name once struck terror across two states and an entire forest range in the Western Ghats. It was said to be behind the deaths of over 150 people, including police and forest officers, and the poaching of over 100 elephants. It was …
  • Justice Banumathi retires, only two women judges left in Supreme Court 18 Jul 2020 05:41 By Express News Service NEW DELHI:  With Justice R Banumathi’s last day at the Supreme Court, the present strength of women judges will be reduced to two and overall strength to 31 judges. She will officially retire on July 19 but her last working day was …
  • Erode bags second best pass percentage 16 Jul 2020 23:56 Erode/Salem: Erode district retained bragging rights by bagging the second best pass percentage, 96.99%, in the state in Class XII board exam results declared on Thursday. Last year, 95.23% of students who wrote the exams had passed. Out of 22,431 …
  • Tamil Nadu Labour Minister Nilofer Kafeel tests positive for COVID-19 16 Jul 2020 16:15 Express News Service TIRUPATHYR: Tamil Nadu Minister for Labour and Employment Dr Nilofer Kafeel tested positive for COVID-19, official sources said on Thursday. She is the fourth Minister in Tamil Nadu cabinet to test positive, after KP Anbalagan (Higher …
  • Tamil Nadu to tweak defence industrial policy to woo investments 16 Jul 2020 08:00 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to woo investments in the defence industrial corridor, Tamil Nadu government is planning to tweak the Aerospace and Defence Industrial Policy, which was unveiled at the Second edition of global Investors Meet, …
  • Tamil Nadu’s case count likely to decline in 10 days, says CM 16 Jul 2020 03:34 Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 case count is likely to decline in the next 10 days and the spread of the virus is reducing noticeably in Chennai, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami said on Wednesday. Addressing the media, Mr. Palaniswami said the daily case …
  • Jewel loans: 'Corporative banks are not barred' 15 Jul 2020 12:55 Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami KRISHNAGIRI: There is no ban on cooperative banks issuing jewel and other loans, Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said on Wednesday. The CM said the government had instructed cooperative …
  • Cases continue to dip in Chennai; State’s toll goes past 2,000 13 Jul 2020 23:28 Chennai witnessed a dip in fresh COVID-19 cases for the fifth day in a row on Monday, with 1,140 persons testing positive. Tamil Nadu’s overall tally increased to 1,42,798* as 4,328 persons tested positive. The toll went past the 2,000-mark with 66 deaths. …
  • COVID deaths in Tamil Nadu cross 2000-mark with 66 fresh fatalities, state tally at 142798 13 Jul 2020 15:53 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu's COVID-19 death toll crossed 2,000-mark after the state recorded 66 fresh deaths on Monday. The state tally now stands at 1,42,798 with more 4,328 people testing positive for the virus. Chennai alone recorded 1 …
  • Salem dist reports 136 new cases 12 Jul 2020 00:25 Salem: At least 136 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the district on Saturday, taking its total figure to 1,767. Dr J Nirmalson, deputy director of health services, said, “Of the 136, 64 were from the Salem Municipal Corporation (SMC) …
  • Pipeline project: 'Don’t hold public hearing' 06 Jul 2020 11:56 M K Stalin CHENNAI: Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu have opposed Bharat Petroleum’s move to hold public hearings during the lockdown to acquire agricultural land in the state to lay oil pipeline for the Irugur-Devanagonthi Pipeline Project. In a statement …
  • Covid-19 cases spike by 1,100 in western TN in one week 05 Jul 2020 23:09 At least 128 people were tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the western Tamil Nadu that comprises eight districts, taking the total number of cases in the region to 2,979. As was the trend over the past few days, Salem reported the highest number …
  • CM Palaniswami lays foundation for Kallakurichi Medical College 05 Jul 2020 00:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday laid the foundation for the Kallakurichi Medical College to be established at a cost of Rs 381.76 crore, through the video conferencing facility at the secretariat. The …
  • Chennai marches towards 50,000 Covid cases mark 27 Jun 2020 09:36 Recording another new high, Tamil Nadu on Friday reported 3,645 fresh cases of COVID-19. Of this, Chennai recorded an all-time high of 1,956 cases, with its tally inching closer to the 50,000-mark. Chennai alone recorded 1,956 cases — its highest single- …
  • Covid-19: Salem crosses 1OO mark  27 Jun 2020 08:29 By Express News Service SALEM/COONOOR/COIMBATORE/NAMAKKAL/ERODE/KRISHNAGIRI/DHARMAPURI : Salem recorded a highest single-day spike on Friday with 111 persons testing positive for Covid.  The numbers include 86 indigenous cases: 52 …
  • Biggest COVID-19 spike yet again in Tamil Nadu with 3,645 new cases, 46 deaths 26 Jun 2020 15:31 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu recorded its biggest COVID-19 spike on Friday, with 3,645 new cases and 46 deaths. This took the state's tally to 74,622 while the toll surged to 957. Chennai alone recorded 1,956 cases -- its highest single-day …
  • TN’s alarming increase: 3,509 fresh cases, 45 deaths 26 Jun 2020 01:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu recorded its steepest ever spike with 3,509 Covid-19 cases on Thursday. With this, the State touched 70,977 confirmed cases. Chennai’s share was 1,834 cases, increasing the city’s tally to 47,650. The total death …
  • Man, daughter drown in well near Hosur 23 Jun 2020 17:52 Representative image KRISHNAGIRI: A man and his daughter drowned in a well near Hosur in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday evening while he was teaching her to swim. The deceased have been identified as K Prasath, 37, of Simbalthotty village …
  • Cases on the rise as districts count costs of Chennai exodus 21 Jun 2020 01:05 Express News Service TIRUCHY/VELLORE: There has been a gradual increase in Covid-19 cases in the central, western and southern districts of Tamil Nadu over the last few days, and in that, the exodus from Chennai had a major role to play. The cases …
  • 2,141 cases and 49 deaths in 1 day across TN 19 Jun 2020 04:01 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: Public health authorities ramped up testing across Tamil Nadu as Covid-19 infections continued to rise on Thursday. The state reported 2,141 cases, including 1,373 cases in Chennai, taking the total …
  • Knife removed from woman’s chest 19 Jun 2020 01:28 Coimbatore: When a 40-year-old woman, who is a daily wage labourer in Krishnagiri, was stabbed by someone she knew on the right side of her chest on May 25, the woman did not know if she would survive the next day. Bearing the excruciating pain and too …
  • Class 10 students’ marks being fudged? 19 Jun 2020 01:23 Express News Service CHENNAI/KRISHNAGIRI: The government deciding to use quarterly and half-yearly examination marks to evaluate Class-X students has opened a Pandora’s Box. On Thursday, a day after the government asked for answer sheets of the term …
  • 36 IAS officers to monitor fight against COVID-19 across Tamil Nadu 18 Jun 2020 10:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government has appointed monitoring officers for 33 districts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Three officers had already been appointed to Chengalpattu, Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts in May. For Chennai, …
  • Salem leads west TN’s Covid-19 tally 18 Jun 2020 00:06 Salem: The district retained the top spot in the Covid-19 list when compared to the other districts in western Tamil Nadu with 25 new cases, including 16 indigenous, on Wednesday. “We have 256 positive cases. Of them, 193 people were discharged and 62 are …
  • Guess which day saw the highest number of Covid-19 deaths in Tamil Nadu? 17 Jun 2020 15:23 Express News Service CHENNAI: Guess which day saw the highest number of Covid-19 deaths in Tamil Nadu? No, it was not June 16 when the medical bulletin reported 49 deaths as those were accumulated from across multiple dates. The record high in deaths …
  • 30 hours after stabbing, knife removed from woman’s chest 16 Jun 2020 17:45 Doctors at the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital (CMCH) recently removed a knife from the chest of a 40-year-old woman from Krishnagiri, 30 hours after she was stabbed by a person. The woman was lucky enough to survive as the only the tip of the more …
  • Elephant not responsible for 70-year-old's injuries, refrain from spreading fake news: TN forest ranger  16 Jun 2020 10:33 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Declaring an elephant attack on a septuagenarian here in Bukkasagaram village as false, Shoolagiri Forest Ranger (in-charge) C Murugesan on Monday urged the public not to spread fake news. There was a news circulated on …
  • Salem, Krishnagiri see first Covid deaths 15 Jun 2020 00:01
  • Viral hunting posts land Headmistress, son behind bars in Tamil Nadu 14 Jun 2020 23:31 Express News Service TIRUCHY: A headmistress of a government school and her son were arrested in Perambalur on Saturday by the forest department, allegedly for hunting and abetment. The incident came to light after photographs shared by the two on social …
  • Tamil Nadu's Farm-to-Table initiative averts shortfall of essentials during lockdown 14 Jun 2020 12:11 By PTI CHENNAI: As people remained indoors and essentials became scarce during the early stages of COVID-19 lockdown, Tamil Nadu's farm-to-table initiative, "E-thottam" ensured supplies of vegetables and fruits and averted a major food crisis …
  • Jallikattu bull death case: Two arrested in Krishnagiri 14 Jun 2020 03:10 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Two persons were arrested under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act on Saturday, for teasing and taunting jallikattu bull Kasi Eswara, which died on June 6. The suspects were identified as V Lokesh (33), who works …
  • PETA offers reward for info on 'jallikattu' bull's death 13 Jun 2020 18:19 Image Source : PTI PETA offers reward for info on 'jallikattu' bull's death The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has announced a cash reward of Rs 50,000 to anyone providing information about the person who tortured a …
  • Jallikattu bull’s death in TN: 2 youths held 13 Jun 2020 17:48 The video of grab of a man tormenting and abusing the bull KRISHNAGIRIT: Two youths were arrested on Saturday on charges of killing a jallikattu bull at Papparapatti in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu. The Krishnagiri town police identified the arrested …
  • Rs 50k reward for info on Jallikattu bull killers 13 Jun 2020 09:41 The jallikattu bull that died in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu PUDUCHERRY: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) is offering a Rs 50,000 reward to anyone who provides information leading to the arrest and conviction of some drunk men …
  • Indian youth taunts prized... 13 Jun 2020 01:18 A video on social media has brought to light an act of utmost cruelty meted out to a prized Jallikattu bull that died on June 6. The bull is seen tied to a tree, being taunted by a unidentified person, resulting in its death. The man was seen provoking the …
  • Tamil Nadu: TikTok user swallows fish, dies 12 Jun 2020 09:11 S Vetrivel KRISHNAGIRI: A 22-year-old Hosur resident died on Wednesday after swallowing a live fish while recording a TikTok video. The deceased was identified as S Vetrivel of Parvathi Nagar in Hosur. He was a mason. Vetrivel had gone to a lake at …
  • Drunken youths teasing and taunts allegedly caused jallikattu bull's death in Tamil Nadu 11 Jun 2020 19:30 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Cruelty is not absence of humanity, but its abandonment. If the death of a pregnant elephant is Kerala hurt our collective conscience, how different is the case of jallikattu bull Kasi Eswara? He is believed to have …
  • Tusker which killed three people, tranquilized and captured in Krishnagiri district 11 Jun 2020 06:31 Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A tusker, around 35-year-old, which killed three people in the last 15 days at Denkanikottai and Jawlagiri forest ranges in Krishnagiri, was tranquilized and then captured in wee hours of Thursday, in a joint operation by …
  • Wild elephant tramples farmer to death in TN 10 Jun 2020 17:34 Villagers grieving over the death of the farmer KRISHNAGIRI: A 49-year-old farmer was trampled to death by a wild elephant near Denkanikottai in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday morning. The deceased has been identified as M Srinivasan of …
  • TN: Five die in Krishnagiri, Erode accidents 27 May 2020 18:17 KRISHNAGIRI/ERODE: Five people, including a couple, died in different road accidents in Krishnagiri and Erode districts of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. One of the accidents took place near Rayakottai in Krishnagiri district. Chinraj, 40, of Muthampatty …
  • 10 test positive for Covid-19 in Krishnagiri 11 May 2020 00:17 Coimbatore: Ten people tested positive for Covid-19 in Krishnagiri on Sunday, taking the total count in that district to 20. All the 10 are close contacts of the two women, who tested positive for the virus in Shoolagiri panchayat a few days ago. The new …
  • TN: 7 die in 4 road accidents in Krishnagiri 08 May 2020 13:44 A vehicle involved in a road accident in Krishnagiri district on Friday KRISHNAGIRI: Seven people died in four road accidents in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu on Friday. One of the accidents took place near Kandikuppam on the Chennai-Bengaluru …
  • Green zone no longer? Two test positive for COVID-19 in Krishnagiri 06 May 2020 09:43 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Two women from Shoolagiri in Krishnagiri district tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. This comes days after a man who returned to the district from Puttaparthi tested positive for the virus. The man was shifted to …
  • Krishnagiri, only district under green zone in Tamil Nadu, reports first COVID-19 case 02 May 2020 18:03 Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: More than 50 days after first COVID-19 positive case was reported in Tamil Nadu,  Krishnagiri, which was the only district in the state under green zone, reported its first case on Saturday. The patient, a 67-year-old man …
  • Krishnagiri district is no more a green zone 02 May 2020 08:24
  • Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu's only district under green zone, reports first COVID-19 case 02 May 2020 05:48 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Nearly 55 days after first COVID-19 positive case was reported in Tamil Nadu, Krishnagiri, the state's only green zone district, has reported its first positive case on Saturday. A 67-year-old man from Veppanahalli, …
  • Govt. doctor travels from hotspot in Villupuram to green zone Krishnagiri, tests positive on return to duty 30 Apr 2020 09:51 A containment zone was put up around Rayakottai flyover here after a government doctor with the Villupuram government hospital, who had visited Krishnagiri during the weekend and returned to Villupuram on Monday, tested positive for COVID-19. The doctor is …
  • Krishnagiri town turns containment zone after doc tests +ve 30 Apr 2020 09:15 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Krishnagiri town was turned into a containment zone on Wednesday after authorities found that a 29-year-old government doctor from Villupuram had visited his wife in the town, said health officials. The doctor, who was …
  • Krishnagiri remains COVID-19 free 27 Apr 2020 10:34 Two days after a man was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19 after 34 days in self-quarantine in Hosur, the confirmatory test returned negative on Sunday. The person currently in the government medical college hospital will be discharged after …
  • Krishnagiri heaves a sigh of relief 27 Apr 2020 00:18 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: People in Krishnagiri district heaved a sigh of relief on Sunday evening after a suspected case of COVID-19 turned negative.“It was a 43-year-old man from Hosur who was working in a pharmaceutical company at Mysuru in …
  • TN: First patient tests positive in Krishnagiri 25 Apr 2020 20:07
  • Foundation laid for Krishnagiri medical college and hospital 05 Mar 2020 01:35 A 750-bed medical college-cum-hospital will come up in the district by the beginning of next year. The foundation stone for the medical college was laid in Bolupalli by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on …
  • No special screening of Rajinikanth's ‘Darbar’ in Krishnagiri? 05 Jan 2020 21:40 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: The owners of ten theatres in Krishnagiri and Kaveripattinam have decided not to screen special shows for fans when a new movie is released. Deputy Superintendent of Police Kumar told media persons that the theatre …
  • College girl follows in father's footsteps, voted panchayat president in Krishnagiri 02 Jan 2020 15:52 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A 21-year-old BBA student J Sandhiya Rani was voted president of Kaattinayakandoddi village panchayat, which is in Shoolagiri block in Krishnagiri on Thursday. Sandhiya Rani secured 1,170 votes and defeated her nearest …
  • Two killed after truck rams Krishnagiri toll booth 02 Dec 2019 00:30 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Two persons were killed on the spot and a toll booth employee injured when a container truck rammed into the Krishnagiri toll booth on the Chennai-Bengaluru highway on Sunday evening. The deceased were identified as S …
  • Bengaluru-Karaikal passenger train derails near Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu, passengers safe 11 Nov 2019 02:17
  • Bigil madness: Rioting charges on 32 Vijay fans in Krishnagiri 25 Oct 2019 23:59 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Security was beefed at all theatres in Krishnagiri after special fan screening of Vijay starer Bigil (midnight show) was called off at a private theatre on the Five-Road Junction. The police also arrested 32 people for …
  • Fans of actor Vijay create ruckus after midnight screening of 'Bigil' cancelled in Krishnagiri 25 Oct 2019 07:33 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Fans, who gathered for the midnight screening of Tamil actor Vijay's Bigil, staged a riot in front of a theater at the five road junction resulting in the Krishnagiri police increasing security in front of all movie …
  • NIA investigate in Krishnagiri 24 Sep 2019 02:47 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: National  Intelligence Agency (NIA) sleuths from Bengaluru arrived in Krishnagiri as part of the investigation into the Burdwan bomb blast case of 2014. The prime accused of the case -- a member of the Jamaat-ul- …
  • Tamil Nadu terror threat: Checks continue for second day at Dharmapuri-Krishnagiri border 24 Aug 2019 23:31 By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: There was no let up in security measures with the forces creating a watertight cordon on the Dharmapuri-Krishnagiri border following an intelligence alert on the infiltration of Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists into Tamil Nadu …
  • Mob damages government property in Krishnagiri 18 Aug 2019 21:10 KRISHNAGIRI: Angry mob damaged government property following the death of a farmer at Ayyur in Denkannikottai taluk in Krishnagiri district on Saturday. However, the relatives of the deceased victim have said that the violence was triggered by outsiders …
  • 3 of family including 2 kids killed in Krishnagiri road mishap 10 Jun 2019 20:36 Krishnagiri: Three persons including two minor children of a family were killed on the spot in a multiple vehicles collision involving a truck and two-state owned TNSTC buses in wee hours of Monday in Krishnagiri district. Police said a Tamil Nadu State …
  • Three killed in accident Krishnagiri-Hosur highway 10 Jun 2019 08:07 Three persons, including a child, were killed and 15 injured after a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus hit passengers crossing the Krishnagiri-Hosur highway early on Monday. The front wheel of a Krishnagiri-bound STC bus from Hosur burst as it was …
  • Krishnagiri: Engineer-groom hospitalised after tiff with fiancée 28 May 2019 10:14 Krishnagiri: An engineer-bridegroom was allegedly drugged and brutally beaten up by his fiancée, a college girl. The attack took place a day after their engagement. Police said that C.Saravana (27), an engineering graduate and working in a private firm was …
  • Bus catches fire, driver saves 30 passengers in Krishnagiri district 10 May 2019 07:25
  • Waynad’s Krishnagiri stadium: A heaven for fast bowlers 22 Jan 2019 19:16 The Krishnagiri Stadium in Wayanad has a reputation of assisting the seamers. (Photo by Sandip G) The Krishnagiri pitch has a reputation for assisting seamers — in the Kerala-Gujarat quarterfinal, as many as 36 wickets were accounted for by the faster men, …
  • Youth’s T-shirt handholds cops to killers in Krishnagiri honour-killing case 19 Nov 2018 02:36 By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: In the Krishnagiri honour killing of an inter-caste couple, it was the T-shirt worn by the youth that enabled their identification, police said. The bodies of N Nandish (25), a Dalit, and S Swathi (21), a Vanniyar, of …
  • TN Chief Minister lays foundation stone of proposed GMR Krishnagiri Special Investment Region 26 Aug 2018 10:25 GMR Infrastructure Ltd, the flagship company of GMR Group, India's major infrastructure conglomerate, announced that its subsidiary, GMR Krishnagiri SIR Ltd (GKSIR), is set to invite investments from national and international investors at its large …
  • Paddy fields inundated in Krishnagiri district 21 Aug 2018 02:15 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, several streams are flowing at danger level since Sunday night paralysing normal life. Roads in several mandals like Nandigama, Mylavaram, Kanchikacherla, …
  • 5 killed as car collides with bus in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri 13 Mar 2018 22:18
  • AIADMK Expels 46 Office Bearers From Krishnagiri District 14 Feb 2018 08:34 Chennai:  Top leaders of the ruling AIADMK, O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami, today continued their disciplinary action against party men, expelling 40-odd office bearers from Krishnagiri district for bringing 'disrepute' to the organisation. Mr …
  • HC orders Krishnagiri Collector not to issue lease deed for quarrying 09 Feb 2018 03:04 CHENNAI: THE Madras High Court has directed the Krishnagiri District Collector not to issue the lease deed for quarrying blue metal from the government land in Kammandoddi village. A division bench of Justices S Manikumar and V Bhavani Subbaroyan gave the …
  • Elephant calf rescued in Krishnagiri 16 Jan 2018 09:37 In a short rescue mission, a three-month-old elephant calf, which had fallen into a farm well in Paavadaipatti in Rayakottai town of Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu, was rescued on Tuesday. The calf, believed to have been with its herd, is suspected to …
  • Minor boy driving leads to mishap, 6 dead in Krishnagiri 15 Jan 2018 21:38 Krishnagiri: It was an irrecoverable loss for five families including the one that allowed its minor boy driving a car which claimed the lives of six persons in a tragic road accident in Krishnagiri district. On Sunday, 16-year-old K. Esaki, his friends, …
  • TN reports first Zika virus from Krishnagiri district 10 Jul 2017 20:02 Chennai: The first case of Zika virus in Tamil Nadu has been reported from Krishnagiri district and the 27-year-old infected man fully cured, a senior state government official said. Laboratory tests done in state facilities confirmed the presence of Zika …
  • TN’s first zika case confirmed in Krishnagiri dist 10 Jul 2017 15:30 Image used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The first confirmed case of Zika in Tamil Nadu in recent years has been reported in Krishnagiri district. The state’s health officials confirmed it to Express today. A 27-year-old youth who tested …
  • Tamil Nadu’s first zika case confirmed in Krishnagiri district; virus detected in India way back in 1952 10 Jul 2017 13:42 CHENNAI: The first confirmed case of Zika in Tamil Nadu in recent years has been reported in Krishnagiri district. The state’s health officials confirmed it to Express today. A 27-year-old youth who tested positive for Zika is now recovered. Details on the …
  • Krishnagiri girl with partial vision scores 96.6 per cent in CBSE exam 29 May 2017 00:25 KRISHNAGIRI: The nation was busy celebrating toppers who scored over 99 per cent in the CBSE Class XII exams, and Dharshana’s journey to scoring 96.6 per cent got less attention than it deserved. But her story is worth telling, for she overcame a different …
  • 'I take the front line when there is danger': Meet the Collector at the helm of Tiruppur's Covid fight 08 May 2020 13:36 May 8, 2020 6:23:45 pm Ever since the country imposed a lockdown to break the transmission of coronavirus, government agencies have been trying hard to sensitise people about the importance of social distancing and staying at home. Tiruppur Collector Dr K …
  • Cases rise in South TN, Madurai tally stands at 111 07 May 2020 03:33 Express News Service The number of COVID-19 cases in Madurai soared to 111 with the district recording the highest single-day spike ever, as 20 persons including seven pregnant women, a policeman and four children tested positive for the virus infection on …
  • Coronavirus-positive woman delivers baby in Tamil Nadu, first test result negative 29 Apr 2020 08:00 By Express News Service MADURAI: The three-day-old girl born to 24-year-old coronavirus positive mother from Doddappanaiakanur has tested negative in the first of the two COVID-19 tests.  In a first in Madurai district, a 24-year-old pregnant COVID-19 …
  • Coronavirus updates March 13: Several states in shutdown mode, total number of confirmed cases 81 13 Mar 2020 16:59 People wearing a facemask amid concerns of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus leaves a Kasturba Hospital in Mumbai. (Express Photo: Prashant Nadkar) Several states across India went into battle mode to contain the spread of COVID-19, shutting down …
  • Tamil fuelled Subbu’s creativity — in all forms 05 Mar 2020 11:44 Kothamangalam Subbu, author of Thillana Mohanambal, was much more than a novelist. He was a poet, script writer, film director, actor, music critic and villuppattu exponent, all rolled into one. The seeds for Subbu’s villuppattu — ‘Gandhi mahaan kathai’ — …
  • AIADMK former MP K  C Palanisamy arrested 25 Jan 2020 07:32 By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 25, 2020 Former AIADMK MP K C Palanisamy was arrested in the wee hours of today in Coimbatore.  Police personnel, who reached his residence in Coimbatore this morning, arrested him and took him to Sulur police …
  • World: International Migrants Day: Salesian Missions highlights social and educational programs assisting young migrants 19 Dec 2019 00:59 (MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring International Migrants Day. Each year, International Migrants Day is held on Dec. 18 …
  • Govt revamps healthcare for livestock in villages 05 Dec 2019 01:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: Dairy farmers in backward rural areas of the State will soon get relief from transporting their cattle to distant places for treatment and breeding support.   Expanding the healthcare facilities and veterinary services to …
  • Rains lash many parts of TN; schools, colleges to remain shut 02 Dec 2019 10:39 Amid forecast of heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, educational institutions in many districts of the two States have been shut for today. The examinations of Madras University and Anna University have also been postponed. Chennai has been …
  • AIADMK releases election manifesto 19 Mar 2019 16:43 [India], Mar 19 (ANI): AIADMK on Tuesday released its manifesto ahead of the ensuing General elections and among its major promises said it would urge the Centre to launch an international probe into the alleged genocide and war crimes committed by Sri …
  • AIADMK announces 20 candidates for LS polls in TN 17 Mar 2019 18:35 [India], Mar 17 (ANI): The AIADMK on Sunday announced the names of 20 candidates that will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. KRS Saravanan will contest from Salem, P Kaliyapan from Namakkal, KP Munuswamy from Krishnagiri, G Manimaran from Erode, …
  • AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 10:22 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Updated: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Chennai: The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding …
  • Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 08:00 CHENNAI (TAMIL NADU): The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding its candidates on Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha …
  • Modi to flag off Chennai Metro Rail’s new services tomorrow 09 Feb 2019 16:04 Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, will on Sunday inaugurate Chennai Metro Rail’s services upto Washermenpet. Modi, who will visit Tirupur on Sunday, will flag off the Chennai Metro Rail’s services through video …
  • Madras High Court rejects anti-Hindi agitator's plea 20 Jan 2018 21:08 Chennai: Madras high court has rejected a plea from an anti-Hindi agitator, to direct the state government to accord pension under the Tamil Nadu payment of pension to Tamil Scholars Miscellaneous Provision Act, for having participated in the agitations to …
  • KIOCL to set up pellet plant at RINL 06 Jan 2018 18:18 Union Minister of Steel Chaudhary Birender Singh unveiled a digital LED signage board, at KIOCL in Panambur on Saturday. The KIOCL will set up a pellet plant with a capacity of 1.2 million tonne per annum at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) unit at …
  • Dress to save the planet 28 Sep 2017 17:04 At the Kalakshetra Foundation’s annual “haat”, the assistant at the Tula shop stood wearing a lovely off-white kurta with just the right sliver of block-printed borders on the sleeves and front slit. I joked that I would buy it. “Everyone says that!” she …
  • Asserting rights through theatre 07 Sep 2017 14:23 Despite the heavy rain, the auditorium at the Alliance Francaise was fairly occupied in readiness for the 50th Dance DIScourse curated and hosted by Ashish Khokar, editor of the Attendance Magazine. The evening began with a short video on and a talk by …
  • Unable to pay bribe, man leaves new bike at RTO office in Thiruppur, embarrassing officials 26 Jul 2017 08:17 A man, who was not able to pay bribe for registration of his new scooter, decided to leave his vehicle as payment at the RTO office in Thiruppur with a signboard explaining his decision. Nagaraj from Angeripalayam, Thiruppur bought a two wheeler on June 30 …
  • GST protest: 2000 Tirupur garment units go on strike against 18 pct slab slapped on segment 21 Jul 2017 00:38 Since the cluster is functioning under 90 days credit format (in the value chain), such a high GST will put the sector under financial stress, which will render people jobless going forward, Rajendran said. Nearly 2,000 working units of the knitwear/ …
  • Coimbatore: Man enraged after Axis bank ATM doles out Rs 20 in place of Rs 2000 note 13 Jul 2017 16:58 A man residing in Thiruppur got the shock of his life when he got a Rs 20 note instead of Rs 2000 after withdrawing money from an Axis bank ATM. Kalidas was in need of cash for his medical treatment and had visited the AXIS bank ATM situated at …
  • Listen to this kadhai, monthly 11 Apr 2017 00:34 CHENNAI:Remember the days when you used to sit on the porch and your grandparents would read you favourite story? And, not to miss the discussion after! While, you’re thinking that it has become a thing of the past, ‘Kadhai Kelu’, a new Tamil storytelling …