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  • Union Minister Jitendra Singh interacts with student achievers in science, tech on National Girl Child day January 25, 2022 7:53 am On the occasion of National Girl Child Day, Union Minister Jitendra Singh interacted with girls who have excelled in the areas of science, technology, and innovation on Monday, January 24,2022 . Union Science and Technology Minister Singh suggested that …
  • பௌர்ணமி அன்று அவசியம் கேட்கும் சிவன் பாடல் | அண்ணாமலையே ஈஸ்வரா | Annamalaiye Eswara | SPB Srihari January 2, 2022 5:11 am பௌர்ணமி அன்று அவசியம் கேட்கும் சிவன் பாடல், தமிழ் பக்தி பாடல்கள் | எஸ்.பி.பாலசுப்ரமணியம் மற்றும் ஸ்ரீஹரி பாடிய | அண்ணாமலையே ஈஸ்வரா |இசை: அரவிந்த், பிரதீப், ஸ்ரீஹரிபாடல்: எஸ்.பாரதி கணேஷ், வாரஸ்ரீ, தாணு சுந்தரம் பிள்ளை, முகிலன்இது ஒரு சிம்பொனி யின் வெளியீடு …
  • Begin 2022 with these life-changing books December 28, 2021 11:20 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], December 28 (ANI/NewsVoir): At some point in our journey of life, some of us start questioning the validity of living the way we do. We become aware of being caught up in the cycle of struggle, unhappiness, anxiety, and …
  • AICTE complains to TN Police against fake recruitment racket December 26, 2021 8:51 am (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) The southern regional office of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) has lodged a complaint with the Tamil Nadu Police against a gang conducting recruitment tests and interviews for various posts in …
  • Man loses Rs 9.2 lakh after falling for Rs 1.5 crore loan offer December 21, 2021 3:11 am Express News Service KOCHI: He never expected a phone call from the staff of a financial institution in the city to cost him Rs 9.20 lakh. The Kadavanthra resident, Aravindakshan Nair, fell into the trap laid by fraudsters who convinced him that their ‘ …
  • Red sanders logs worth over Rs 3 crore seized in Chittoor, Tamil Nadu; 18 arrested December 19, 2021 6:41 am By Express News Service CHITTOOR/TIRUPATI: In a major haul, the Chittoor police have seized 290 red sander logs weighing three tonnes worth Rs 1.5 crore and a Bolero. The police arrested 18 smugglers in two different locations at Palamangalam village …
  • SBI General Insurance extends help and support to the people of Chennai affected by the heavy rains December 1, 2021 7:48 pm Emergency toll-free number 1800 102 1111, SMS <CLAIM>to 561612, email [email protected] or the Claims Intimation Section on www.sbigeneral.in. General Insurance urges its customers to stay safe and take precautionary measures to safeguard …
  • India - IMD issues flash flood warning for Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh November 19, 2021 9:58 am (MENAFN- NewsBytes) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a flash flood warning for the southern states of Tamil Nadu , Andhra Pradesh, and Puducherry. In view of the heavy rainfall in these areas, the Central Water Commission has advised …
  • IMD warns of flash floods in Tamil Nadu; advisory issued on dam water release November 19, 2021 8:49 am "Forgot to remove price tag": Rajkummar Rao – Patralekhaa trolled over first appearance after wedding In view of the heavy rainfall in several districts of Tamil Nadu and Pudducherry, and the reservoirs in the region getting heavy inflows, the …
  • Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin urges Centre to notify eight state roads as national highways November 18, 2021 12:08 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister MK Stalin on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MRTH) to notify eight state roads as new national highways since the MRTH had already …
  • IMD issues red alert to Chennai and the adjacent districts once again - Forecast Details November 16, 2021 3:37 pm Red Alert was issued for coastal regions in Tamil Nadu last week. Chennai and the adjacent coastal districts suffered intense rainfall and floods due to the low-pressure depression system in the Bay of Bengal. Now, the Indian Meteorological Department has …
  • TN rains: Schools, colleges in Chennai switch to online classes, red alert for today November 11, 2021 6:16 am Schools and colleges in Chennai and adjoining districts that were functioning normally since October have now commenced switching over to online classes again after the state government declared holidays following heavy rain. The government has declared …
  • Depression triggers severe rains over Chennai November 11, 2021 3:24 am Severe rainfall pounded several parts of the city and its neighbourhood on early hours of Thursday, November 11, 2021, as the depression over southwest Bay of Bengal moved towards TN coast. Click here for Live updates on TN rains According to the IMD, the …
  • How about a Deepavali with traditional sweets and savories made using produce from the farms of Tamil Nadu? October 28, 2021 8:04 am These entrepreneurs sell traditional sweets and savories made of millets, heritage rice, jaggery and karupatti from Tamil Nadu’s farms Namma Farm Forty-three-year-old Hima Kiran, once an engineer by profession, is now a full-time agriculturist, cultivating …
  • British era post office honours oldest customer October 16, 2021 3:08 am Half a century ago when Kantha Ganesan moved to Vellore after her husband shifted to a local cooperative society where he earned his livelihood, she seldom stepped out of Sankaranpalayam, a posh neighbourhood where she resided, except once a week on …
  • IMD predicts a fairly widespread rains for Tamil Nadu during the weekend October 15, 2021 9:54 am Many places may experience rainfall during the weekend with the Meteorological department predicting an increase in rainfall due to prevailing weather systems and convective activity. A low pressure area lying over Westcentral Bay of Bengal and Northwest …
  • Anti-corruption dept raids against former TN minister September 16, 2021 6:33 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], September 16 (ANI): The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) is conducting searches at more than 20 places in connection with the corruption cases belonging to AIADMK leader and former Commercial Taxes Minister …
  • Tamil Nadu government plans establishment of Fintech city at Nandambakkam, Kavanur in two phases August 13, 2021 12:17 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu government will be developing  Fintech city in Chennai in two phases at Nandambakkam and Kavanur. The first phase will be developed at Nandambakkam at an estimated cost of Rs 165 crore, according to Finance Minister Palanivel …
  • Fathoming serosurvey data, with caution August 4, 2021 8:39 pm The data from the ICMR’s Fourth National Seroprevalence Survey have clear implications for the situation in India today The past two weeks have seen the release of the Fourth National Seroprevalence Survey for COVID-19 (https://bit.ly/3lklMzJ), …
  • Jagapathi Babu plays an Aghori in 'Akhanda' July 24, 2021 4:49 am Express News Service Agapathi Babu, who masterfully essayed a variety of roles in films like Legend, Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam, Nannaku Prematho, Rangasthalam and Syeraa Narasimha Reddy, has reunited with director Boyapati Srinu for Akhanda. The 59-year- …
  • Gut-wrenching tales of schoolchildren shouldering weight of life even before it begins July 18, 2021 12:18 am By Express News Service While children like Santhosh, Saranya, and Reuben are only supporting their parents in these trying times, there are many unfortunate ones who get pushed into full-time labour; Murugesan* is one of them. Between 9 am and 8 pm every …
  • Covid cases still not dipping in few TN districts July 4, 2021 1:55 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu has dipped to a huge extent in the last few weeks, the number of cases has stagnated or has been dipping at a very slow pace in about 10 districts, an analysis by Express found. Public …
  • GPS device in stolen luxury car helps police nab four thieves June 23, 2021 4:46 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Thieves who allegedly made away with TVs, laptops and a luxury car from a house in Nayapakkam in Sriperumbudur ended up in the police net thanks to a GPS fitted in the car. The arrested persons are Vijayachandran, Praveen, …
  • Ambulance waits as cop collects caste details of accident victims in Tamil Nadu's Namakkal, inquiry on June 22, 2021 6:06 pm By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: In a shocking incident, a policeman in Namakkal was busy collecting details, including caste, of accident victims bleeding on the road on Monday instead of sending them to the hospital for treatment and the condition of …
  • Tamil Nadu logs 24,898 new cases, 195 deaths May 6, 2021 9:26 pm Tamil Nadu recorded 24,898 new COVID-19 cases in the single biggest day spike so far on Thursday, pushing the caseload to 12,97,500, while a record 195 deaths in the last 24 hours took the toll to 14,974. According to a medical bulletin, 21,546 people were …
  • Covid second wave: Tamil Nadu records close to 20,000 cases with 147 deaths  May 1, 2021 3:19 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 19,588 fresh Covid-19 cases and 147 deaths on Saturday, taking the total number of cases to 11,86,344 and the death toll to 14,193. This is a huge spike from Friday when the state recorded 18,692, cases …
  • Drunk man drives away police vehicle, hits truck April 28, 2021 12:48 am Coimbatore: A 23-year-old drunk man drove away the Tirupur city (south) traffic police inspector’s vehicle that was parked on Mangalam Road with the key in it and hit a truck on Tuesday afternoon. A police officer said the accused - S Vijay, of Chengam in …
  • Drunk man drives police vehicle in Tirupur, causes accident April 27, 2021 4:38 pm <p>The police vehicle was damaged as it overturned in the impact.<o:p></o:p></p>COIMBATORE: A drunk man drove a police vehicle and caused an accident in Tirupur on Tuesday afternoon. The police vehicle, an SUV, was parked …
  • Tamil Nadu elections set for a Telugu flavour April 5, 2021 9:57 am The assembly elections are just days away in Tamil Nadu, but what is going to be different this time is the presence of ‘Telugu tanam’ (Telugu-ness) in the bitterly-fought polls. At least 15 persons of Telugu origin are in the race to test their luck. Two …
  • Cancel candidature of Stalin, Udhyanidh; AIADMK alleges DMK leaders bribing voters [details] April 5, 2021 8:54 am AIADMK sacks member who gave Sasikala car bearing party flag The ruling AIADMK on Monday urged the Election Commission of India (EC) to cancel the candidature of top five DMK leaders, including party President M.K. Stalin, General Secretary Durai Murugan …
  • Enjoy Enjaami: Tamil song by Dhee and rapper Arivu goes viral, celebrates our shared existence with nature March 17, 2021 7:48 am ‘Enjoy Enjaami’ is the latest Tamil song that youngsters are grooving to ever since the song featuring singer Dhee and Tamil rapper Arivu released last week. Produced by renowned music composer Santhosh Narayanan, the song was released on Maajja’s YouTube …
  • AIADMK releases list of 171 candidates for Tamil Nadu polls March 11, 2021 8:44 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 10 (ANI): Ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday released a list of 171 candidates for the upcoming assembly elections. AIADMK has allotted 20 seats to alliance partner …
  • Five months on, missing Chennai man reunited with family March 10, 2021 5:49 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: It was in October 2020 that Shankar, a painter by profession, who was depressed without a job due to Covid, went missing from home. A frantic wife Devi searched for him and even complained at the Mogappair Police Station, …
  • Cops make 6 on bike shell out Rs 5,000 each March 6, 2021 4:47 am Coimbatore: A day after a video of six people travelling on a motorcycle on Chinnavedampatti Road in the city went viral on social media, traffic police nabbed and fined them Rs 5,000 each on Friday. On Thursday, city deputy commissioner of police (traffic …
  • ICMR likely to conduct 3rd sero survey in dist soon December 26, 2020 12:42 am Coimbatore: The district recorded less than 100 Covid-19 cases for the second consecutive day on Friday, when it saw just 95 fresh cases, taking the tally to 51,791. With 128 people getting discharged on the same day, the number of active cases fell to 914 …
  • Music for the Chennai masses amid Margazhi season December 22, 2020 8:07 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Over decades, the Margazhi season in the city has been considered synonymous with classical music and other motifs associated with the upper class and upper caste groups, often leaving the practitioners of native art forms in …
  • Today's weather: ‘Burevi’ remnant stalls; heavy rain over Tamil Nadu December 4, 2020 2:25 pm Stalling of the deep depression from erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ has swamped parts of Tamil Nadu, especially the northern districts during the 24 hours ending for a second day on Friday with huge transport of moisture on view through the day from the Gulf …
  • Cyclone Nivar live updates | Centre of storm crosses T.N., Puducherry coasts, set to weaken further in next 3 hours November 26, 2020 4:19 am Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, south of Chennai as a very severe cyclonic storm. The landfall that started from 11.30 pm. on Wednesday night lasted till 2.30 a.m. on Thursday. The severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lay centered over north …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Heavy rains hit Mamallapuram ahead of landfall; ops suspended at Chennai airport November 25, 2020 1:46 pm Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 37K people evacuated from TN, Puducherry; 25 NDRF teams on ground November 25, 2020 11:38 am Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. …
  • Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Over 24,000 people shifted to relief centres in TN, 26 flights cancelled November 25, 2020 9:38 am Image Source : PTI Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Tamil Nadhu, Puducherry brace up for Cyclone; IMD predicts winds up to 145 kmph Cyclone Nivar LIVE: Cyclone Nivar, which is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall …
  • Weather: 'Nivar' to strengthen as very severe cyclone by evening November 25, 2020 7:23 am India Meteorological Department (IMD) has clarified that the peak wind speeds at the time of impending landfall of prospective very severe cyclone ‘Nivar’ would be 120-130 km/hr gusting to 145 km/hr, attributing an upward revision in an intervening …
  • MBBS student hangs self in hostel room November 19, 2020 11:42 pm Coimbatore: A final year MBBS student of the Karpagam Medical College at Othakkalmandapam here committed suicide by hanging at the boys hostel on Thursday evening. Police identified the deceased as Naveenkumar, 22, from Thiruvannamalai. “He had come to the …
  • LPG-triggered blast leads house to collapse in Tiruvannamalai: Three persons killed, four injured November 15, 2020 9:38 am By Express News Service THIRUVANNAMALAI: Three persons including an eight-year-old boy were killed while four suffered grievous injuries in a blast triggered by LPG leakage and resultant collapse of houses at Pudukambur Road, Arni in Tiruvannamalai …
  • Alleging no action, Tamil Nadu takes back 144 km road from NHAI  November 4, 2020 5:41 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Two years after being brought under National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) for widening, two highways running for about 144 km in western districts of the State had been returned back to the Tamil Nadu highways department …
  • TN records 5546 new COVID-19 cases, Chennai crosses 1000-mark for sixth day in a row September 29, 2020 3:34 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu recorded 5,546 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, taking the total number of people to have been affected to 5,91,943, according to the state bulletin. However, 5,08,210 people have been discharged until now, …
  • TN crosses 9,000 Covid toll mark, reports 5,235 fresh cases September 24, 2020 7:29 am Tamil Nadu added 5,325 new Covid-19 cases and 63 deaths on Wednesday. With this, the State’s tally has reached 5,57,999 and toll increased to 9,010. The State breached yet another grim milestone vis-a-vis Covid-19 on Wednesday with the number of deaths …
  • Blog town not bogged down September 11, 2020 10:54 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Ask Anurag Mallick and Priya Ganapathy, Bengaluru- based travel bloggers and founders of the specialised media outfit Red Scarab, about what they miss the most about travelling, there’s sure to be a long list. What stands out …
  • Heavy rains predicted in parts of Tamil Nadu September 11, 2020 6:40 am The meteorological department had warned of heavy rain on Thursday in isolated places over Erode, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem and Namakkal districts. On Friday meanwhile, heavy showers are expected in Nilgiris district. The district of Salem in Tamil …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State September 10, 2020 3:44 pm The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • Coronavirus tally: Tamil Nadu inches towards 6,000 mark again; deaths cross 7000 August 28, 2020 4:52 pm Chennai: The number of Covid-19 positive cases inched closer to the 6,000 mark yet again on Friday with 5996 people testing positive for the infection. This comes as the State crossed the 400,000-mark in Covid-19 positive cases on Thursday. The total …
  • 125 more die as COVID-19 fatalities continue to rise in Tamil Nadu August 16, 2020 5:55 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Sunday posted 5,950 fresh COVID-19 cases and 125 deaths, taking the total infection count in the state to 3.38 lakh, the health department said. With 125 deaths, the toll in the state rose to 5,766.Recoveries outnumbered the …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases, 119 deaths August 12, 2020 3:26 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday reported 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the tally to 3,14,520 while 119 fatalities pushed the death toll to 5,278. Active cases stood at 52,929 with 5,633 discharges from various health care facilities and in …
  • Chennai reports under 1000 coronavirus cases for the first time in weeks August 7, 2020 9:40 pm CHENNAI: The number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in Chennai was below 1000 for the first time in weeks providing some relief to the district which has been the worst affected by the pandemic. However, the rise in deaths in the State continued …
  • Tamil Nadu reports highest ever spike in deaths with 109 people succumbing to Covid-19 August 3, 2020 5:36 pm Chennai: Tamil Nadu reported the highest ever spike in deaths with 109 people succumbing to the infection on Monday. This takes the total tally of deaths in the State to 4,241, the state media bulletin confirmed. The number of positive cases, however, …
  • Allow us to kill crop-raiding wild boars: Nilgiris farmers August 2, 2020 10:54 pm 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, …
  • Tamil Nadu COVID fatalities cross 4000 August 2, 2020 2:45 pm Total Fatalities due to Coronavirus in the State touched 4,034 on Saturday with 99 persons succumbing to the disease across the various districts even though the death figure in Chennai was relatively low at 27. Fresh infections in the State was 5879 with …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases, 99 deaths August 2, 2020 9:03 am Image Source : FILE Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases Tamil Nadu continued to record a slight dip in number of fresh COVID-19 cases with 5,879 patients contracting the infection on Saturday, taking the tally to 2,51,738, the health department …
  • 70 children found locked up in private mill in Avinashi July 29, 2020 8:57 pm 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 …
  • Deaths climb to 88 while Tamil Nadu's Covid-19 cases continue to be shy of the 7,000 mark July 28, 2020 2:48 pm CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported almost 7,000 cases for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday when the number of Covid-19 cases touched 6972 in the State. However, this is marginally lower than the number on Monday which was 6993, the highest so far. The …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 6,993 Covid-19 positive cases on Monday; highest so far July 27, 2020 4:04 pm CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 6993 new Covid-19 cases on Monday as the State taking the total tally of cases to 220,716. This happens to be the third consecutive day that the number of cases has been shy of the 7000 mark. The death toll rose to 3571 with a …
  • Sleep disorders, OCD on rise due to lockdown? July 25, 2020 1:43 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a recent study, it was found that 35 per cent of the people across India are reeling under anxiety and depression due to  this pandemic. Sharing this finding, Lakshmi Vijayakumar, Founder, SNEHA suicide prevention center …
  • Tamil Nadu clueless as COVID cases mount July 24, 2020 11:52 pm New Coronavirus cases continued to shoot in Tamil Nadu, which reported 6,785 new infections and 88 deaths on Friday when an official meeting was held to discuss the possibilities of lifting the lockdown after July 31. Chief Secretary K Shanmugam conducted …
  • Chennai likely to turn green zone by July 31 July 21, 2020 9:41 am 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 …
  • TN government extends complete lockdown in Madurai till July 14, state reports 4244 Covid-19 cases July 12, 2020 2:32 pm CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has extended the complete lockdown in Madurai till midnight on July 14. This comes as Tamil Nadu reported 4244 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday taking the total tally to 1,38,470 in the State. This Sunday marked yet another …
  • Tiruchy police files chargesheet for Lalithaa Jewellery robbery case after nine months  July 11, 2020 5:15 pm Express News Service TIRUCHY:  After almost nine months, Tiruchy city police filed a chargesheet of  the Lalithaa Jewellery robbery case which took place in October last year. The charge sheet has been filed in the court for the the biggest burglary …
  • New infections drop in Chennai, rise in districts July 6, 2020 3:27 am Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The number of new infections dropped below 2,000 cases for the second day in a row in Chennai, but number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in other districts is on the rise. On Sunday, Tamil …
  • Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami meets governor, briefs him about COVID situation in state July 5, 2020 12:42 am Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami called on the Governor, Banwarilal Purohit, at the Raj Bhavan and briefed him about the COVID-19 situation in the state even as 4,280 new cases, 1842 of them in Chennai alone, were reported on Saturday. …
  • Jobless man kills wife over dowry dispute June 30, 2020 12:41 am Coimbatore: A 32-year-old man from Tirupur, who was unemployed for the last three months, was arrested for kiling his wife over a dowry dispute. The accused was identified as Abdul Samad from Sathya Nagar Extension on Kangeyam Road in Tirupur. The woman’s …
  • Tamil Nadu covid-19 cases breach 82,000 mark June 28, 2020 3:45 pm CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu saw a massive spike in cases with 3,940 patients testing positive for Covid-19 in the state on Sunday, taking the total count to 82,275. The death toll too has risen to 1079 after 54 more people succumbed to the infection on Sunday. As …
  • DMK MLA from Cheyyur tests positive for COVID-19 June 27, 2020 6:59 am 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 …
  • TN: 1,541 new cases in 4 dists under lockdown June 20, 2020 2:11 am Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: Even as the 12-day intense lockdown began in the four northern districts of Tamil Nadu, they accounted for most of the 2,115 fresh cases on Friday. Chennai had 1,322 cases, Chengalpet 95, Thiruvallur …
  • No respite from rising number of virus cases and deaths in Tamil Nadu June 16, 2020 7:11 am Chennai: On yet another day of high rises, Tamil Nadu added 1,843 new Covid-19 positive cases on Monday, taking the total number of positive coronavirus patients in the State to 46,504. But what sounded more alarming is the maximum of number 44 deaths …
  • Biggest single day spike in Tamil Nadu, free face masks for all ration card holders June 11, 2020 7:09 am Chennai: Even as Chennai and neighbouring northern districts continue to report a surging number of coronavirus positive cases (the figures today were Chengalpattu-182, followed by Thiruvallur-105, Kancheepuram-33, Ranipet-24 and Thiruvannamalai-23), the …
  • Infection among Keralites travelling out of state worrying June 1, 2020 3:47 am Health officials wearing PPE on duty at coronavirus isolation ward at a hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. (File ...Read More THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Keralites testing positive for Covid-19 after travelling to other states once the lockdown norms were eased have …
  • Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: New care facility in Chennai; state records 938 new cases May 30, 2020 6:20 pm With the total number of COVID-19 cases in state capital Chennai having touched 13,980, data released by the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) indicates that Royapuram (Zone 5) has the highest number of cases in the city. (PTI) Few days after domestic …
  • Lockdown takes sheen off Arni silk sarees, piled up stocks leave manufacturers in tears May 30, 2020 2:05 pm Express News Service THIRUVANNAMALAI: The rattling sound of the looms can't be heard on the streets of Arni and its surroundings now. Hundreds of looms, busy with producing the popular Arni silk sarees, have gone silent ever since the lockdown to fight …
  • 5 killed in separate road accidents in 2 days May 25, 2020 12:03 am Coimbatore: Five people were killed in separate road accidents in the past two days in the district. In Sulur, 43-year-old P Ilangovan, a commercial inspector with Tangedco, was killed after a speeding truck hit his scooter near the L&T bypass- …
  • Nayanmar Thirumoolar May 23, 2020 12:13 am Sundaranatha, who has the blessings of Nandi, leaves Kailasa, to visit his friend sage Agastya, who is in Podhigai hills. Sekkizhar, in his Peria Puranam, gives a list of the temples Sundaranatha visits on his way to meet Agastya, said R. Narayanan in a …
  • Barring Chennai, autos allowed to ply across state; total cases cross 14,000 May 22, 2020 7:14 pm Chennai: Labourer and customers at a vegetables market during nationwide lockdown (File/PTI Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Friday announced that autos and cycle rickshaws, carrying only one passenger, will be allowed to ply …
  • Tamil Nadu government extends lockdown till May 31 with relaxations for 25 districts May 17, 2020 12:06 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu government has extended the existing lockdown until May 31 this year with additional relaxations. The lockdown in the 12 districts including Chennai, Chennagalpattu and Kancheepuram, where the COVID-19 cases are …
  • CM Palaniswami blames vendors for Koyembedu Market cluster May 13, 2020 3:48 pm A woman and her child at Chennai Central on Wednesday. (Express Photo: Srini Vasu) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Wednesday blamed vendors for the Koyembedu market cluster, which has contributed to more than 2,000 cases in the state. In a …
  • Corona cases in TN crosses 8,000 mark, Chennai sees record increase May 12, 2020 4:17 am The number of novel coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu breached 8,000-mark, after 798 Covid-19 positive patients were reported in the state in the last 24 hours. This is the highest single-day spike witnessed in the state yet. Chennai, the capital city of …
  • The COVID-19 virus and its polyproteins April 18, 2020 1:24 pm Everyday, we hear about the novel coronavirus, how it is easily infecting and transmitting itself from people to people, and how scientists and medical experts are waging a war against its spread. We also hear how different this is from bacteria, and why …
  • Police get tough with joyriders March 27, 2020 2:13 am Faced with the task of implementing a curfew, the Tamil Nadu police often resorted to force across the State, on the second day of the total lockdown on Thursday. Since Wednesday, people have been complaining of police high-handedness. But on their part, …
  • Tamil Nadu to set up Pharmaceutical Ingredients Park with Rs 770 crore March 24, 2020 2:43 pm Tamil Nadu government has announced setting up of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Park in the state, with an investment of around Rs 770 crore amidst coronavirus menace. The state government also announced Rs 3280 crore to support the people who …
  • Voices of the voiceless March 10, 2020 3:27 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Paintings and posters bearing bold messages on child marriage posted on the notice board of Madras School of Social Work drew our attention as we entered the campus. The moving stories gave us a glimpse of what to expect at …
  • PMK, DMK condemn plans to hand over TN temples to ASI March 3, 2020 1:02 pm Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu are opposed to the idea of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) taking over the temples in the state, saying “it is equivalent to closing them”. Referring to news reports, Pattali Makkal Katchi …
  • Help the visually challenged by joining Lit the Light’s Read Fest 2020 February 18, 2020 11:49 am “From experience I can say there are many people who do not know that they can volunteer to make the life of the visually challenged better,” says Barath S N, the founder of Chennai-based Lit the Light, a group formed four years ago to help visually …
  • IT employee turns farmer, takes up dairy farming for a living February 12, 2020 4:28 am Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Warned by family and mocked by his relatives, a 30-year-old B-Tech graduate K Bharathi, who was working with an IT company, quit his job to take up dairy farming of country cows and buffalos. Having worked in an IT company …
  • Bedean Festa: Fun fest for the farmers’ cause February 9, 2020 9:39 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: On a bright Saturday morning, the boys of St Bede’s School hosted their annual Bedean Festa. The festivities were aplenty — food stalls, game corners and the whole nine yards. While there was lots of fun to be had the whole …
  • DMK-led alliance emerges victorious in Tamil Nadu local body polls January 4, 2020 1:08 pm The results have brought to light the people’s faith in DMK, they have taught a lesson to the ruling government, said DMK leader MK Stalin. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partners Saturday established clear leads in the rural body …
  • 'Pizhai' review: A tragedy of errors January 4, 2020 7:35 am Express News Service Pizhai is yet another underwhelming film that has good intentions at heart. Think of it as an inferior version of Saattai that whips the children instead of parents. Here the children are too naughty but instead of a hero, life itself …
  • Tamil Nadu local body election results: PMK cadre shocked by loss in bastion January 4, 2020 5:29 am Express News Service TIRUCHY: The results have come as a huge disappointment for the rank and file of Paataali Makkal Katchi (PMK) as the party performance was way below their expectations. Several office bearers expressed shock that the party, which …
  • DMK, allies pip ruling AIADMK combine in Tamil Nadu rural civic polls January 3, 2020 5:23 pm In a closely fought contest in polls to rural civic bodies in 27 districts in Tamil Nadu, the opposition DMK and its allies emerged winners, relegating the AIADMK combine to the second spot. The runner-up finish by a ruling party in localbody polls is seen …
  • Tamil Nadu: Ahead of polls, panchayat posts 'sold off' for Rs 65 lakh, Collector orders probe December 10, 2019 5:26 pm In the first phase on December 27, 156 panchayats will go to polls in Tamil Nadu. With rural body elections in Tamil Nadu to be held in less than three weeks, a purported video of villagers “selling off” the president and vice-president posts in their …
  • How a group of women is spearheading an eco-conscious movement in Thiruvannamalai December 6, 2019 3:36 pm Imagine a lush rain-soaked landscape, where clouds kiss the hilltops, and nature paints trees with delicious shades of green. Wild Ideas is nestled is one such place. “It is a transformative enterprise, not a transactional one,” says Maithreyi Lakshmi …
  • Govt revamps healthcare for livestock in villages December 5, 2019 1:44 am 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 …
  • Gautami helps Poor children in Thiruvannamalai! February 27, 2019 5:10 pm By Chennaivision in Education February 26, 2019 Gautami , the founder and CEO of Life again india, has recently visited Thiruvannamalai to help the under privileged children for their better future. Out of all the things she has achieved in her life, …
  • 2 women murdered after one is sexually assaulted in Thiruvannamalai August 18, 2017 9:54 am A woman and her mother-in-law were murdered in Chengam, Thiruvannamalai by unknown assailants with the former said to have been sexually assaulted before being killed. Younis, who resides in Pakkiripalayam, Thiruvannamalai along with his 80-year-old mother …


  • Six Indian fishers return home from Iran August 23, 2021 12:06 am By Express News Service NAGERCOIL:  Six Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu and Kerala, languishing in Iran for several months, returned home yesterday. They arrived at Chennai airport on Sunday morning. The fishermen said that they had been fishing in Iran …
  • Segmentation of NH over 100 km as strategy to avoid green clearances cannot be adopted: SC January 20, 2021 1:09 am THE SUPREME COURT on Tuesday ruled against segmentation of national highway projects extending over 100 km into smaller packages to avoid environment impact assessment. A bench headed by Justice L Nageswara Rao, however, said it is not an expert on the …
  • Tamil Nadu seeks Rs 3,758 crore for Nivar relief works December 7, 2020 9:21 am Tamil Nadu government has asked the Centre to provide a financial assistance of Rs 3,758 crore for relief and restoration work in the cyclone ‘Nivar’-ravaged districts of the State. Meanwhile, a team of inter-departmental officials from the Central …
  • Southern Railway cancels several trains due to Cyclone Nivar November 24, 2020 11:03 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Southern Railway has made changes in the operation of many trains in view of cyclone Nivar. The most recent update is that Nivar is likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm at the time of landfall with a wind …
  • Quarantine centre unhygienic complain patients in Villuppuram July 26, 2020 8:54 pm By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Woman patients at a quarantine centre in Villuppuram are facing severe discomfort due to the unhygienic conditions and lack of separate toilet facilities for them at the centre.     Nearly 150 Covid patients have been …
  • Chennai lockdown results in low occupancy on special trains June 19, 2020 9:00 pm By Express News Service TIRUCHY/CHENNAI: With Chennai, Chengalpattu and two other districts coming under a 12-day intense lockdown, the occupancy rate was very poor on the Chengalpattu-Tiruchy special train on Friday. Very few passengers arrived by the …
  • Not just Covid-19 cases, deaths too are rising fast in TN May 14, 2020 2:12 am Tamil Nadu reported 716 new cases of COVID-19 and eight more deaths on Tuesday. Chennai, for the third consecutive day, added more than 500 cases to its total. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the State now stands at 8,718. The number of active cases …
  • TN reports 50 more corona cases, total at 621 April 8, 2020 2:09 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News April 7, 2020 As many as 50 people, including 48 returnees from the Delhi Tablighi Jamaat meet today tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu, taking the total number of cases in the state to 621. This is the sixth …
  • Raped by 16, eight-year-old dies of prolonged illness February 16, 2020 2:23 am Express News Service CHENNAI: An eight-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by 16 men, including her relatives, over a period of four years, died on Thursday. While the police is awaiting the postmortem report, the child’s parents said that she died …
  • Trade do not foresee upward jump in maize price in TN January 13, 2020 5:15 pm Trade sources do not foresee an upward revision in the price of maize during the current season as the market arrivals seem adequate. “Prevalence of favourable climatic conditions coupled with extended monsoon helped bring down the incidence of Fall Army …
  • CM inaugurates Kallakurichi district November 26, 2019 4:38 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today formally inaugurated Kallakurichi district, one of the five newly formed districts in the state. He did this days after he inaugurated Tenkasi district, which was carved out of Tirunelveli. He also …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer August 15, 2019 10:11 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Tamil Nadu: Vellore trifurcated, Ranipet and Tirupattur to be new districts August 15, 2019 8:23 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami. (File Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Thursday announced Vellore would be trifurcated to create two additional districts. In an event on Independence Day at Fort St George in Chennai …
  • CM meets Vijayakanth, Vaiko names candidate for Erode March 16, 2019 7:35 am In yet another day of developments ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today called on DMDK president Vijayakanth in Chennai. Palaniswami, who is also the joint coordinator of the ruling AIADMK, met Vijayakanth at his …
  • DMK-led Front announces constituencies for LS polls March 15, 2019 9:31 am Chennai: The DMK will field candidates for the Lok Sabha elections in its traditional strongholds. The constituencies to be contested by it and its allies was announced here on Friday. The DMK, which will contesting 20 of the 39 seats, would field …
  • AIADMK MP dies in road mishap in Villupuram district February 23, 2019 8:52 pm Chennai: AIADMK MP , elected from Villupuram Lok Sabha constituency, died in a freak mishap when the car in which he was travelling hit the median on the road near Tindivanam in Villupuram district on Saturday, police said. Rajendran died of severe head …
  • 5 more arrested in Salem-Chennai train heist October 31, 2018 5:24 am The CB-CID has arrested five more persons in connection with the robbery which took place on the moving Salem-Chennai Express two years ago. Reports said the men were produced before the Magistrate on Tuesday. A gang had robbed Rs 5.78 crores of soiled …
  • Salem-Chennai train robbery solved, 2 Madhya Pradesh persons arrested October 15, 2018 6:26 pm The CB-CID of the Tamil Nadu police on Saturday claimed to have cracked the sensational train heist case, in which robbers cut open the roof of a moving train — Salem-Chennai Express — and decamped with Rs 5.78 crore of soiled currencies on August 9, 2016. …
  • Will Veerappan aides' case impact Rajiv killers' freedom? September 20, 2018 8:14 am 'A precedent in the Rajv killers' plea for freedom may flow from slain brigand Veerappan’s 2000 demand for the release of 109 associates languishing in prisons in Karnataka for him to release abducted Kannada matinee icon, the late Rajkumar.' …
  • Gutkha scam: CBI raids houses of Minister Vijayabaskar, DGP Rajendran; shocking details revealed September 7, 2018 10:09 am In a big twist to the multi-crore gutkha scam probe, the CBI on Wednesday conducted raids at the residences of Health Minister C Vijayabaskar, DGP T K Rajendran, former city Police Commissioner S George and others. The searches began around 7 am with a …
  • School of rock November 6, 2017 7:01 pm It’s Shawshank Redemption in real life. Or, if you prefer, Erin Brockovich. In the first, a banker (Tim Robbins) charged with murder is sent to a high-security prison where he uses his fine knowledge of rocks to dig a tunnel and escape. In the second, …
  • CM holds emergency meet as dengue, fever cases shoot up October 3, 2017 3:39 am CHENNAI: An emergency meeting was called by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday as  Tamil Nadu has recorded as many as 10,000 cases of fever. Every Thursday will be observed as anti-dengue day from now, Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar announced …
  • Suresh Prabhu offers to quit, PM Modi says wait August 23, 2017 11:24 pm Rail Board chairman resigns; replaced by Air India chief, a railway service officer. New Delhi: Hours after the Kaifiyat Express collided with a dumper in Uttar Pradesh, injuring 74 people, Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu, “pained by the unfortunate …
  • Govt bus slips into pit dug up for Metro Rail work August 8, 2017 2:51 am CHENNAI: Passengers on board a government bus had a fortunate escape, after the bus slipped into a pit on GST Road in Pallavaram on Monday. The State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) bus, plying between Tiruvannamalai and Chennai, fell four feet into …
  • Rushing to meet a deadline that never was March 30, 2017 10:29 pm A. Veerappan knows the math doesn’t add up. Yet, he tries: “I am here at least thrice each week. Each day I’m here, I lose ₹250.” He then connects his daily wage at the construction site to the wad of currency in his pocket: “How many weeks would I have …

  • Dead people ‘working’ under MGNREGA scheme in Kancheepuram? January 27, 2022 7:52 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: In yet another corruption expose, 80 people who are either dead or do not exist have been drawing salaries under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) Scheme in Kancheepuram district. Two persons …
  • TN urban local body polls to be held on February 19 January 27, 2022 3:03 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: After a decade, elections to urban local bodies in the State are set to be held on February 19. The votes will be counted on February 22, and indirect polls for chiefs of urban local bodies, including mayors, will be on …
  • Gangster ‘Padappai’ Guna surrenders at Saidapet court January 26, 2022 2:26 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Gangster ‘Padappai’ Guna who was being searched for by a special team of Kancheepuram district police for over three months, surrendered at the Saidapet court on Tuesday.  He reached the court premises around 12 noon and …
  • Breaking News January 25 | LIVE Updates January 25, 2022 11:01 am Jan 25, 2022 4:13 PM (IST) Posted by Hritika Mitra TN gangster Padappai Guna surrenders before Madras HC History sheeter and notorious don, Padappai Guna who is an accused in 25 criminal cases including murder, surrendered before the Madras High Court on …
  • Parts of T.N. may get light to moderate rain January 25, 2022 4:51 am Coastal parts of the State and interior Tamil Nadu may experience isolated light to moderate rain till January 28, according to the Meteorological Department. While coastal areas, Puducherry and Karaikal may receive light to moderate rain in one or two …
  • COVID-19 cases across T.N. cross the 30,000-mark January 22, 2022 11:59 pm While cases in Chennai continued to decline, 30 other districts reported an increase in fresh infections Tamil Nadu recorded 30,744 COVID-19 cases on Saturday. The last time cases crossed 30,000 was during the peak of the second wave, when 36,184 were …
  • Rowdy on the run nabbed after car chase by Tamil Nadu police near Haryana January 22, 2022 1:31 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Rowdy K Thiyagu alias Thiyagarajan of Kancheepuram, who was on the run, was arrested by Tamil Nadu police near the Haryana border on Thursday. He was brought to Chennai and remanded in judicial custody. A special team under …
  • TN logs 26,981 new Covid cases in last 24 hrs January 20, 2022 2:50 am Representative imageCHENNAI: At least 35 people died due to Covid-19 on Wednesday, when Tamil added 26,981 new cases compared to 23888 cases on Tuesday. "We expected an increase in cases following heightened festive activity and travel last week,…
  • Daily tally nears 27,000; cases rise in most districts January 19, 2022 9:01 pm A total of 26,981 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, taking the State’s overall tally past 30 lakh. Cases rose in all districts except Chennai and Ranipet. The number of deaths also rose, with 35 persons (23 in private …
  • Case made for more Corporation Higher Secondary Schools in Tiruchi January 19, 2022 4:14 pm Educationists expect Tiruchi Corporation to initiate measures for upgrade of some of its high schools into higher secondary schools in the interests of the working class. Currently, there are only two Corporation Higher Secondary Schools in the city. The …
  • Mayor posts of Chennai and Tambaram Corporations reserved for women of scheduled caste January 18, 2022 11:49 am By Chennaivision in Cinema News, News January 18, 2022 As the State gets ready for urban local body elections, the Municipal Administration and Water Supply (Election) department has reserved mayor posts of two city Corporations, including Chennai, to …
  • SC women to get Chennai mayor post January 18, 2022 7:22 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The post of Mayor for Chennai has been reserved for Scheduled Castes (women).  The State government on Monday notified the reservations of the office of Mayors of municipal corporations. As per the G.O., the Mayor’s post in …
  • Chennai Mayorship reserved for SC woman candidate January 18, 2022 6:22 am In a significant decision, the Tamil Nadu Government on Monday issued orders to reserve the Chennai Mayor post for a woman belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC) when ordinary elections are conducted for the urban local bodies in 2022. It also reserved the …
  • A Single Wearable Art January 16, 2022 10:57 am (MENAFN- IANS) By Anirudh Kankatala New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANSlife) It would be an understatement to say that Indian Handloom is having just a moment in the current fashion scene. Handlooms constitute a timeless facet of Indias rich cultural heritage. With …
  • Nexus with rowdies, 40 cops shunted out of Kancheepuram January 15, 2022 7:34 am (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) The Kancheepuram district police has cracked the whip on Police officers and constables who were in constant touch with goons and rowdies in the district. Recently Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu districts were in the news …
  • Kancheepuram: 40 cops shunted out January 14, 2022 6:30 am
  • After seven months, active Covid cases in TN cross 1 lakh again January 14, 2022 2:38 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Active cases of Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu crossed the 1 lakh mark on Thursday with the State reporting 20,911 fresh cases. It took 210 days for the State to cross one lakh active cases. On June 17 last year, the State had 1,00 …
  • 85-yr-old found dead in Kancheepuram, gold missing January 12, 2022 4:52 am
  • Kancheepuram burglary: Relative of victim among 3 held December 29, 2021 8:07 am
  • Two women killed after truck knocks them down in Kancheepuram November 27, 2021 9:36 am Two women riding on a two-wheeler on the Chennai-Bengaluru Highway were killed, when a commercial truck hit them on Saturday morning. The women were killed on the spot. They were not wearing helmets. A senior police official of the Kancheepuram district …
  • CM visits Chengalpet, Kancheepuram districts November 12, 2021 2:32 pm
  • Kancheepuram: 400-yr-old brass Ganesha idol seized November 4, 2021 4:05 am
  • Kancheepuram cops shoot dead man accused of robbery October 12, 2021 12:39 am Express News Service CHENNAI: The Kancheepuram police shot dead a 30-year-old migrant labourer near Padur on Monday afternoon and nabbed another man. The duo had allegedly snatched a chain from a woman and opened fire at a crowd that chased them at …
  • Two youth beheaded in separate incidents in Chengalpattu and Kancheepuram September 15, 2021 9:50 pm Two youth were beheaded in separate incidents in Chengalpattu and Kancheepuram districts on Tuesday. According to the Chengalpattu district police, Ranjith, 23, a fisherman, who was sleeping on the terrace of his house, was beheaded by an unidentified gang …
  • Tambaram, Kancheepuram to become Municipal Corporations August 24, 2021 12:27 pm Municipal Administration Minister K.N. Nehru on Tuesday told the Assembly that Tambaram, Kancheepuram, Kumbakonam, Karur, Cuddalore and Sivakasi municipalities would be upgraded to municipal corporations. He said Tambaram municipal corporation would be …
  • Kancheepuram police arrest history-sheeter August 16, 2021 9:54 pm The Sunguvarchatram police in Kancheepuram district arrested history-sheeter N. Gunasekaran alias Padappai Guna for threatening a woman to hand over the property documents of her father. A senior police official of Kancheepuram said Guna, a resident of …
  • In three months, 120 anti-social elements held in Kancheepuram August 8, 2021 10:41 pm Over 120 history-sheeters were nabbed in Kancheepuram in the last three months. The crackdown will continue to ensure no one indulges in any further criminal activity, said Kancheepuram Superintendent of Police M. Sudhakar. Talking to The Hindu, he said a …
  • Kancheepuram residents demand bus stand along Bengaluru highway July 12, 2021 10:58 pm Kancheepuram, known for its ancient temples and silk saris, lacks good public transport. A bus terminus along the Chennai-Bengaluru highway has been a long-pending demand of the residents. While the neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu and Tiruvallur are …
  • 33 kids test positive for COVID-19 at orphanage in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram June 28, 2021 3:16 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Triggering fresh concerns of a new COVID cluster, 40 persons, including 33 children, tested positive at a private orphanage at Uthiramerur in Kancheepuram on Sunday. According to Health Department officials, the home has 105 …
  • 3 distribute cash in Kancheepuram; booked April 6, 2021 3:06 am
  • Boy killed by minitruck near Kancheepuram February 10, 2021 10:04 pm
  • One worker dies, others feared trapped in Kancheepuram quarry after stones cave in February 4, 2021 7:37 pm One worker died and a few others are feared trapped, after crushed stones caved inside a stone quarry in Kancheepuram district on Thursday morning. A few vehicles were also damaged in the incident. According to police, the stone quarry is a private one, …
  • L&T prints India's first 3D ground-plus-one building in TN's Kancheepuram December 24, 2020 1:13 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: India's first 3D printed ground plus one-floor building with reinforcement has been constructed in Kanchipuram. The 3D printed building, a Ground plus one-floor building of 700 square feet built-up area, is constructed at …
  • 3 held in 2018 Kancheepuram murder case October 30, 2020 4:31 pm
  • Electric fence kills farmer near Kancheepuram September 23, 2020 6:00 am
  • Covid: Kancheepuram district collector tests +ve July 15, 2020 6:28 pm
  • Foundation laid for upgrading cancer hospital in Kancheepuram June 9, 2020 9:54 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Through video conferencing from the secretariat, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday inaugurated a host of government offices and other facilities. Foundations were laid for upgrading Arignar Anna Government …
  • 33 Covid cases in Kancheepuram industries, district on alert: collector May 27, 2020 4:49 pm Amid reports of Covid-19 positive cases in some industrial units in the automobile and manufacturing hubs near Chennai, the Kancheepuram district administration has said it is taking all precautions to ensure safety of the workers. The district has …
  • Bicycle sales increase in Gummidipoondi and Kancheepuram May 17, 2020 7:15 am Ramprasad (37), a migrant worker in Chennai, was desperate to go back to his family in West Bengal. With no transport due to the ongoing lockdown, he decided to cycle back home, and purchased a bicycle with all the money he had. As many migrant workers …
  • Kancheepuram police arrest absconding rowdy March 13, 2020 5:59 pm
  • Santhosh shines as Madurai DCA get the better of Kancheepuram DCA February 8, 2020 3:16 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: M SANTHOSH Gopi’s 46 came in handy for Madurai DCA to beat Kancheepuram DCA by fi­ve wickets in the semifinals of the TNCA inter-districts T20 to­urnament for SS Rajan Trophy, played at Chepauk on Friday. Brief scores: …
  • Two-year-old child run over by school van in Kancheepuram January 29, 2020 10:35 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI:  A two-year-old girl was allegedly run over by a private school van in Kancheepuram on Tuesday evening. She was identified as Ponmathi, who lived with her parents and elder brother Punithan (4) in Perunagar, New Colony, in …
  • Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram district January 24, 2020 8:27 am By PTI CHENNAI: A statue of rationalist leader EV Ramasamy Periyar was found vandalised in neighbouring Kancheepuram district on Friday morning, police said. The statue at Salavakkam in the district was found damaged this morning causing a flutter in the …
  • Horrifying! Dalit woman found dead with burns, bruises in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram December 2, 2019 2:48 am Horrifying! Dalit woman found dead with burns, bruises in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram A 20-year-old Dalit woman was found dead in a private garden in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram district. The woman, who lived in Aandi Siruvallur village near Walajabad, …
  • Dalit girl from Kancheepuram found dead, kin allege rape November 29, 2019 1:17 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 20-year-old Dalit girl from Kancheepuram was found hanging in a private garden on Thursday morning with stab marks and burns on her body. The girl’s father said in a police complaint that he suspects a man, with whom the …
  • Holiday declared for schools, colleges in Kancheepuram and Vellore November 28, 2019 6:02 am Following heavy rain, authorities have declared holiday for schools and colleges in Kancheepuram (unified district) on Thursday. Similarly holiday was declared for schools and colleges in Vellore district inclusive of Ranipet and Tirupattur. The orders …
  • Kancheepuram Deputy collector prints son's wedding cards on handkerchief to reduce plastic November 12, 2019 5:13 am Express News Service TIRUCHY: Weddings are an exercise in extravagance. While it is a big celebration, it ends up generating a lot of waste, starting from the wedding cards to plastic cups and water bottles. Wedding cards have become a status symbol for …
  • One killed, five injured in blast at Kancheepuram's Manampathi temple August 26, 2019 6:10 am One killed, five injured in blast at Kancheepuram's Manampathi temple One person was killed and five others injured in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram district on Sunday when an unidentified object they found in a temple pond suddenly blew up, police …
  • One killed, 4 injured in explosion in Kancheepuram district August 25, 2019 7:44 pm One person died and four others were injured in an explosion at Manampathi, located nearly five km from Tirupathur, in Kancheepuram district on Sunday afternoon. The police are yet to establish the cause of the explosion. The incident happened around 3.30 …
  • One killed, five injured in blast at TN’s Kancheepuram August 25, 2019 5:48 pm Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) One person was killed and five others injured in Tamil Nadu’s Kancheepuram district on Sunday when an unidentified object they found in a temple pond suddenly blew up, police said. Police, however, said the incident was not connected …
  • Rush of Athi Varadar devotees pushes up Kancheepuram room tariffs July 31, 2019 10:34 pm As thousands throng the Sri Devarajaswamy temple in Kancheepuram to catch a glimpse of a fig wood idol of Varadaraja Perumal, even a stay at a budget hotel is an expensive proposition for visitors. Online hotel booking sites show tariffs in ordinary hotels …
  • "No Stampede At Kancheepuram Temple": Tamil Nadu Government After 4 Dead July 19, 2019 1:47 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E Palaniswami explained the health conditions of those who died on Thursday Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday denied that a stampede at the Kancheepuram temple led to the death of four devotees, claiming that the …
  • Four die after visit to Kancheepuram temple July 18, 2019 9:30 pm Four persons died in separate incidents on Thursday after visiting the Sri Devarajaswamy temple in Kancheepuram for a darshan of Athi Varadar. District Collector K. Ponniah refuted reports that the deaths occured as a result of a stampede. “They died at …
  • Kancheepuram: Four suffocate to death in Athi Varadar crowd July 18, 2019 8:33 pm Kancheepuram: The feared calamity has happened.  Four devotees, including two women, were suffocated to death as thousands of people filled up the narrow roads to the Sri Varadaraja Perumal temple for the darshan of Athivaradar on the 18th day of his …
  • Bonded labourers rescued from Kancheepuram face threats from ex-bosses July 16, 2019 2:53 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Twenty-eight bonded labourers from the Irular Scheduled Tribe community are facing death threats from their former bosses after they were rescued by the government and non-governmental organisations from a wood-cutting unit in …
  • Check exploitation of groundwater in Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram: HC July 12, 2019 3:42 am The Madras High Court on Thursday impressed upon the need for the revenue as well as police officials to crack down on all those involved in illegal commercial exploitation of groundwater in Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts. Justices S. Manikumar and …
  • Rescued from bonded labour, Kancheepuram’s Kasi still in fear July 12, 2019 12:27 am The 70-year-old fell at the feet of revenue officials when they reached the woodcutting unit in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, on a tip-off. (Express photo by Jerusha Venkatarangam) Hours after revenue officials released him and two dozen other bonded labourers …
  • Parched Chennai to get water from 11 more Kancheepuram quarries  June 25, 2019 9:19 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Even as the city continues to struggle for water, several additional sources, such as quarries, which were supplying water to Chennai have started going dry. Now, another 11 quarries have been identified in Kancheepuram to …
  • Praveen’s six-wicket haul helps Kancheepuram win June 5, 2019 6:00 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Riding on S Ricky Praveen’s 6 for 29, Kancheepuram defeated Coimbatore by 12 runs in the TNCA inter-district U-19 tournament. Brief scores: Kancheepuram 154 in 48.2 ovs (R Yash 31, Pranav Kumar 35, Aditya Kumar Gaurav 3…
  • Yamaha Music sets up plant in Kancheepuram May 28, 2019 11:53 pm
  • 48 sovereigns, Rs 80,000 burgled from house in Kancheepuram May 17, 2019 2:27 am  The burglary happened after private firm employee Karthick( 38) of Abdullahpuram in Vinayagapuram and his family members had gone to Ooty on vacation on Saturday.Sources said when the family returned home on Thursday morning, the lock on the door was …
  • Vaikasi Brahmotsavam of Sri Devaraja Swami ( Sri Varadharja Perumal) Kancheepuram May 13, 2019 2:17 pm “Sreemathe Ramanujaya Namaha” The Annual famous Brahmotsavam of Sri Devaraja Swami began on 17th May 2019 and concludes on the 25th May 2019 This shrine is adored to be in the third place among the 108 Divya Desams, the first and second being Thiruvarangam …
  • Kancheepuram: Rs 11 cr worth jewels, cash stolen from car April 30, 2019 12:52 am Chennai: Six persons disguised as idol wing sleuths escaped with Rs 11 crore worth gold jewels and Rs 7.5 lakhs in cash from the car belonging to the General Manager of entrepreneur and Idol theft suspect Kiran Rao near Paranur Checkpost in Kancheepuram on …
  • Three dead in steel plant fire in Kancheepuram near Chennai April 6, 2019 3:39 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Three persons were killed and five others critically injured in a gas pipeline explosion at a steel melting factory in Uthiramerur on Friday. The police have detained three factory officials for inquiry.  All the injured …
  • Kancheepuram stillborn row: Doctors told to be present during deliveries at PHCs March 22, 2019 3:52 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A day after a ‘stillborn’ baby’s head was separated from body at an Additional Primary Health Centre in Kancheepuram district, the State Health Department has ordered doctors in Additional Primary Health Centres to be …
  • VIT legal awareness camp held in Kancheepuram March 14, 2019 2:12 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: VIT School of Law organised a legal awareness-cum-legal aid camp at the Government High School at Rathinamangalam in Kancheepuram district on Tuesday, said a statement issued by the institute. Resource persons including …
  • 11 bonded labourers rescued from brick kilns in Kancheepuram February 21, 2019 2:35 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A total of 11 bonded labourers including five kids were rescued on Wednesday from the brick kilns at Paalur in Kancheepuram district. According to the revenue officials, a complaint was received from one of the workers, who …
  • Four teens among 6 killed in different road accidents at Kancheepuram and Chennai January 21, 2019 3:34 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four teenagers, a 36-year-old man and a 63-year-old woman were killed in four different accidents at Kancheepuram and Chennai on Saturday night and Sunday morning. On the Tambaram-Somangalam Road, two bikes collided head-on …
  • Patients at Kancheepuram PHC told to buy syringes from private shops January 15, 2019 2:13 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Patients at the Urban Primary Health Centre at Mangadu in Kancheepuram district were made to buy syringes from private medical shops around the centre on Monday as the doctor also stayed away from attending the patients. In …
  • Black Friday: Four die in separate road accidents in Kancheepuram December 3, 2018 5:05 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four people lost their lives in road accidents in Kancheepuram while a man in his sixties was knocked down and killed by a speeding vehicle in Chennai on Friday. Vedachalam (55), a resident of Koovathur, was travelling on a …
  • Blast at illegal cracker unit in Kancheepuram kills four October 24, 2018 6:20 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Four persons, including two women, were killed and one man injured in a blast at an illegal firecracker unit at Kancheepuram on Tuesday. They had been making crackers at the house of one Madeen. Police said the unit, in a …
  • GI tag: 326 products including Kancheepuram silk saree, Alphonso Mango, Kolhapuri Chappal registered so far October 23, 2018 10:32 am The other benefits of registration of GI include legal protection to that item, prevention against unauthorised use by others, and promoting exports. As many as 326 products such as Kancheepuram silk saree, Alphonso Mango, Nagpur Orange and Kolhapuri …
  • Perinjambakkam villagers in Kancheepuram oppose housing plots to journalists September 6, 2018 11:17 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Perinjambakkam villagers in Kancheepuram are opposing housing plots being given to 34 journalists in government poromboke land in the village and have filed a petition in the taluk office. Speaking to Express, T Kumar, …
  • Documenting Kancheepuram’s rich architecture  August 28, 2018 1:11 am Express News Service CHENNAI : Kancheepuram — A heritage and documentation project is basically preservation of history. Even today if I want a 100-year-old photograph of a Srirangam or Tirupati I should refer to a British library. My interest in …
  • On cam: Tussle inside Kancheepuram temple over ritual June 2, 2018 2:32 pm
  • Vaikasi Brahmotsavam of Kancheepuram Sri Varadharja Perumal May 28, 2018 11:25 am Sreemathe Ramanujaya Namaha” The Annual famous Brahmotsavam of Sri Devaraja Swami began on 27th May 2018 and concludes on the 4th June 2018 This shrine is adored to be in the third place among the 108 Divya Desams, the first and second being Thiruvarangam …
  • Cop found dead on Kancheepuram railway track, suicide suspected May 14, 2018 1:49 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A police constable was found dead on the railway track with his body in a highly mutilated condition near Nathapettai Railway Station in Kancheepuram district on Sunday. Sathish Kumar (42) was working as a driver for Deputy …
  • Dark clouds over green fields in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts April 30, 2018 1:10 am Express News Service CHENNAI : The real estate industry is upbeat about the proposed expansion of the Chennai Metropolitan Area (CMA), as it brings the entire Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts under the “metropolitan” tag. But known for vast tracks of …
  • Madras High Court stays Kancheepuram Collector’s order against hospice April 26, 2018 1:30 am Madras High Court (File|PTI) CHENNAI : The Madras High Court on Wednesday stayed an order dated April 16 of the Kancheepuram Collector directing the management of St Joseph’s Hospice at Paleswaram to stop burying bodies on its premises. Justice T Raja …
  • AAI yet to decide on four sites for second airport, says Kancheepuram Collector April 26, 2018 1:30 am Image for representational purpose only. (Photo | PTI) CHENNAI: Is it the State government or Airports Authority of India (AAI) that is delaying the decision on identifying the site for Chennai’s second airport? Kancheepuram Collector C Ponniah said the …
  • 11 years after police action, snacks vendor in Kancheepuram gets compensation April 24, 2018 12:32 am Image used for representational purpose. (Express File Photo) CHENNAI: The State Human Rights Commission has ordered a compensation of Rs 1 lakh to a snack vendor in Kancheepuram, 11 years after he was allegedly harassed by the police to evict him from the …
  • Statue missing from Kumarakottam Murugan temple near Kancheepuram March 11, 2018 4:35 am Chennai: In a shocking incident, miscreants had stolen a bronze statue of a deity weighing 7.5 kg from Kumarakottam Murugan temple near Kancheepuram on Saturday. The stolen statue has been identified as the statue of Katcheswarar Sivachariar kept in ‘ …
  • 144 medical students from Kancheepuram Annaii Medical College relocated by government March 7, 2018 12:02 am Director of Medical Education Dr Edwin Joe interacting with a student of Annai Medical College on Tuesday (EPS | Rakesh Kumar) CHENNAI: The Directorate of Medical Education conducted counselling on Tuesday for relocating 144 MBBS students of Annaii Medical …
  • Vijayendra Saraswathi takes charge as head of Kancheepuram Math March 2, 2018 11:34 pm CHENNAI: Sri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal (47), the junior pontiff of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam, has taken charge as Peetadhipathi (head) of the age-old religious institution from March 1, Kanchi Math manager Sundaresa Iyer informed …
  • Kancheepuram Sankara Mutt seer Jayendra Saraswathi laid to rest March 1, 2018 8:32 am  Junior pontiff Sri Vijayendra Saraswathi performed several rituals starting around 7 am. The rituals included abhishekam, puja and arati. However, people from outside were not allowed to participate in the rituals. (Photo: PTI) Kanchipuram: Sri Jayendra …
  • Devotees throng Kancheepuram to pay their last respects March 1, 2018 5:01 am Hundreds of devotees, cutting across religious and political affiliations, made a beeline to the temple town of Kancheepuram to pay homage to Jayendra Saraswathi, the 69th pontiff of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam. The senior seer, who suddenly suffered …
  • Manual scavenging chokes three more to death in Kancheepuram February 15, 2018 2:03 am Image used for representational purpose. CHENNAI: Three men, including a hotel employee, were asphyxiated while cleaning a septic tank at a hotel near Sriperumbudur in Kancheepuram district on Wednesday. The victims, Maari (34), Murugesan (35) and Ravi (32 …
  • Skeleton services in Kancheepuram provide relief to commuters January 5, 2018 4:09 am Skeleton services on prime routes from Kancheepuram was ensured on Friday morning much to the relief of office-goers who were affected by the commencement of the bus strike by Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation unions from Thursday evening. Thousands …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: Schools closed in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts November 13, 2017 5:44 am Tamil Nadu rains: A flooded road in Chennai. PTI Photo Schools in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts will be closed on Monday as the weather department warned of heavy rains till Wednesday. Chennai and other coastal areas in Tamil Nadu have …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: Schools shut in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts November 13, 2017 3:41 am A flooded road in Chennai. PTI Photo Schools in Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts will be closed on Monday as the weather department warned of heavy rains till Wednesday. Chennai and other coastal areas in Tamil Nadu have been receiving …
  • Losing a niche, korvai in Kancheepuram October 25, 2017 4:03 am This Deepavali was a very happy one for weaver D. Krishnamoorthy and his family — he got an order for a Korvai silk saree! “You may be wondering why we are elated. It’s simple. If we weave a Korvai saree, we will get enhanced wages. Not only that, such …
  • Russian tourist seeks alms in Kancheepuram after failing to withdraw cash at ATM October 10, 2017 1:16 pm A Russian on Tuesday sat at the entrance of the Sri Kumarakottam temple in Kancheepuram, Tamil Nadu, seeking alms. A. Evangelin (24), who has a valid passport and visa, came to India on September 24 and arrived in Kancheepuram on Tuesday morning from …
  • Burglar caught in the act in Kancheepuram, l... October 5, 2017 4:50 am
  • Are Kancheepuram eateries serving you protected water birds? September 24, 2017 3:55 am CHENNAI: Chicken that you order from food outlets in Kancheepuram district, could well be a pond heron, a cattle egret or any one of the wild large waterbird found in the wetlands of our State. A study conducted by researchers from National Centre for …
  • Blood test confirms Kancheepuram boy died of dengue August 31, 2017 3:59 am CHENNAI: It was dengue that killed the four-year-old boy from Kancheepuram, who was undergoing intensive treatment at the Institute of Child Health (ICH), Egmore, on Tuesday, blood test results have confirmed. Ruthresh from North Cheyyur in Kancheepuram …
  • Girl on way to give birthday sweets dies in Kancheepuram road mishap May 29, 2017 12:38 am CHENNAI: A girl’s birthday and life ended in a flash on Sunday afternoon when a van ran over her and killed her in Kancheepuram. Police said the child, Priyadarashini (7), of Kamaraj Nagar had just celebrated her birthday with her family at home and was on …
  • NGO to revive waterbody in Kancheepuram May 5, 2017 3:19 am An ancient waterbody, located in front of the Sri Ramanujar Sannadhi at Sevilimedu in Kancheepuram taluk, is being revived by a Chennai-based non-governmental organisation, the Environmentalist Foundation of India (EFI). The work will coincide with the 1, …
  • Caste colours worship on Kancheepuram hill April 19, 2017 3:28 am On the evening of April 14, the Good Friday service across the road from Sogandi village’s Arul Nagar — 75 km south west of Chennai — was interrupted by police and revenue officials. Arul Nagar residents say the interruption was unprovoked. The …
  • Moovarasampet residents call on Kancheepuram Collector January 21, 2017 7:02 am Led by its secretary G.P. Babu, the Federation of Moovarasampet Welfare Associations recently submitted a raft of petitions to the Kancheepuram district collector K. Gajalakshmi. Among issues brought to the attention of the collector are: merger of …
  • Jallikattu: protests continue in Kancheepuram January 19, 2017 9:34 pm The protest demonstration in support of Jallikattu by a group of determined and indefatigable youth at Kancheepuram entered the third day on Thursday with support pouring in from all sections of the society. The demonstrators who have spent the whole night …


  • COVID-19 cases across T.N. cross the 30,000-mark January 22, 2022 11:59 pm While cases in Chennai continued to decline, 30 other districts reported an increase in fresh infections Tamil Nadu recorded 30,744 COVID-19 cases on Saturday. The last time cases crossed 30,000 was during the peak of the second wave, when 36,184 were …
  • Tamil Nadu: 16-year-old, pregnant after rape, ends life January 20, 2022 9:51 am Representative imageTIRUVANNAMALAI: A 16-year-old tribal girl, who consumed rat poison in an attempt to end her life after she found she was pregnant, died despite treatment at the Tiruvannamalai Government General Hospital on Tuesday. Police said she was …
  • PM opens 11 govt medical colleges in T.N. January 13, 2022 7:53 am Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated 11 government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu and said the future will belong to societies that invest in healthcare. After virtually inaugurating the medical institutions, Modi said the COVID- …
  • PM Modi inaugurates 11 new TN medical colleges January 13, 2022 3:39 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 11 new medical colleges and a new campus of the Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Tamil Nadu through videoconferencing from New Delhi on Wednesday. Participating in their first …
  • PM Modi inaugurates 11 new medical colleges in Tamil Nadu January 12, 2022 8:41 pm Chief Minister Stalin reiterates the State’s stand against NEET, requests PM to consider request favourably Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, virtually inaugurated 11 new government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu. The new colleges in Ariyalur, …
  • MBBS, medical PG seats in India up 80% since 2014: PM Modi January 12, 2022 6:44 pm Praising Tamil language and Tamil Nadu’s contribution in producing some of the world’s top engineers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated 11 new medical colleges and a Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) in the state and said that …
  • India has everything to be hub of medical tourism, says PM Modi January 12, 2022 3:42 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India has everything needed to be a hub of medical tourism and he envisions the country being the go-to destination for quality and affordable care. In his virtual address after inaugurating 11 medical …
  • India has everything to be hub of medical tourism: PM Modi January 12, 2022 3:38 pm New Delhi [India], January 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India has everything needed to be a hub of medical tourism and he envisions the country being the go-to destination for quality and affordable care. In his virtual …
  • PM inaugurates 11 new medical colleges in TN January 12, 2022 3:04 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated 11 government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu. Modi virtually inaugurated the colleges. He also opened the new building of the Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) here. The new medical colleges …
  • Once in a lifetime Covid pandemic has reaffirmed importance of health sector: PM January 12, 2022 1:53 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated 11 government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu and said the future will belong to societies that invest in healthcare. After virtually inaugurating the medical institutions, Modi said the …
  • PM assures support of Rs 3,000 cr in next 5 years to Tamil Nadu for developing health infrastructure January 12, 2022 1:53 pm By ANI NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said Tamil Nadu will get the support of more than Rs 3,000 crore in the next five years for developing health infrastructure. "The PM Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission aims to …
  • Modi to inaugurate 11 new government medical colleges in TN January 12, 2022 10:26 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 11 new government medical colleges in Tiruvallur, Ariyalur, Kallakurichi, Tirupur, The Nilgiris, Nagapattinam, Namakkal, Krishnagiri, Dindigul, Ramanathapuram and Virudhunagar. The Prime Minister will inaugrate …
  • Five decades on, regional planning gets a boost in TN January 12, 2022 1:05 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Regional planning for Tamil Nadu got a new lease of life after 50 years with Housing Secretary Hitesh Kumar Makwanna notifiying the rules for preparing plans for 12 regions covering 1.36 lakh sq km in the State. Chief Minister …
  • Tamil Nadu getting 11 new medical colleges, new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil January 10, 2022 2:24 pm Tamil Nadu is getting 11 new Government Medical Colleges and a new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate them virtually on January 12, 2022, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) …
  • PM to virtually inaugurate 11 medical colleges in Tamil Nadu tomorrow: Health Minister January 10, 2022 10:56 am Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian Tuesday said due to lockdown restrictions in view of a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was scheduled to visit Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu to inaugurate 11 new medical …
  • PM to inaugurate 11 new govt medical colleges across TN on Jan 12 January 10, 2022 9:42 am (MENAFN- IANS) New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate 11 new government medical colleges across Tamil Nadu and the new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai, on January 12. The new medical …
  • Paniyaram to paracetamol: Zaaroz delivers it big in 36 small towns January 3, 2022 3:40 am Chennai: When every other business enterprise was complaining about lost businesses due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this one based out of Chidambaram has been expanding. Zaaroz, a hyperlocal delivery startup founded by two childhood friends from Chidambaram …
  • 16 Sabarimala pilgrims injured in accident in Ernakulam December 22, 2021 5:07 am Sixteen Sabarimala pilgrims travelling from Telangana were injured after the mini-bus they were travelling rammed into a lorry near Chakkaraparambu along the Edappally-Vyttila stretch of the Ernakulam bypass during the early hours of Wednesday, December 22 …
  • Seven bonded labourers rescued in Tamil Nadu December 17, 2021 2:39 am By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Seven Irular tribals, who were employed as bonded labourers at a diary farm near Veppur, were rescued on Wednesday. The family which included three minors were sent back to their village near Kallakurichi. According to a …
  • CM Stalin opens 70 cooperative pharmacies in 36 Tamil Nadu districts December 16, 2021 8:12 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister MK Stalin today inaugurated 70 new pharmacies in 36 districts on behalf of the Cooperation Department through video conference from the secretariat. The medicines sold through these pharmacies are given a …
  • Live: TN directs colleges to vaccinate eligible students December 12, 2021 3:15 am Light to moderate rain is likely to occur at one or two places over Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Sivaganga, Kallakurichi, Villupuram, Tiruvannamalai, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur, Pudukottai, Kanchipuram, …
  • Nine Anna University students test positive for COVID-19, saturation testing being done December 9, 2021 8:07 am Health Minister Ma. Subramanian said there was no need to panic; all students are asymptomatic and doing well, he said After one person tested positive for COVID-19 at Anna University’s ACTECH campus hostel on Wednesday, nine of the 300 students who were …
  • One COVID-19 death, 12 new cases in Puducherry December 7, 2021 10:18 pm The Union Territory on Tuesday recorded one COVID-19 death and 12 new cases. A 69-year-old person succumbed to the virus while undergoing treatment at the Government General Hospital in Yanam. With the latest fatality, the death toll due to COVID-19 has …
  • Public places may become out of bounds to unvaccinated December 3, 2021 11:53 pm Coimbatore: The state government is tightening its grip on those hesitating to vaccinate against Covid-19 by restricting their access to public places. While the move has come in the wake of new Covid-19 variant (Omicron) scare, some district collectors …
  • SBI General Insurance extends help and support to the people of Chennai affected by the heavy rains December 1, 2021 7:48 pm Emergency toll-free number 1800 102 1111, SMS <CLAIM>to 561612, email [email protected] or the Claims Intimation Section on www.sbigeneral.in. General Insurance urges its customers to stay safe and take precautionary measures to safeguard …
  • 31 new cases reported in U.T. November 30, 2021 5:24 pm No COVID-19 death was reported in the Union Territory even as 31 new cases were detected on Tuesday. Mahe logged 14 of the new cases, which were detected from 2,311 tests, followed by Puducherry (9), Karaikal (6) and Yanam (2). With 43 patients recovering …
  • Tamil Nadu rains live updates | Alert upgraded to red in coastal districts November 27, 2021 5:21 pm With the cyclonic circulation moving over the Comorin area and the adjoining Sri Lankan coast, steady spells of heavy rain are expected to continue in the State, particularly over the coastal belt and the adjoining districts, during the weekend. The …
  • Chennai gets Orange alert once again! November 26, 2021 12:00 am Tamil Nadu is set to witness heavy rains once again. thunderstorms with heavy to very heavy rains are likely to occur at isolated places over Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, and Tenkasi districts on November 26. Thunderstorm with heavy rain is also likely to …
  • Live: Schools shut in 5 dists on Thursday due to heavy rains November 24, 2021 6:17 am Thunderstorms with heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Tenkasi districts and thunderstorm with moderate rain is likely to occur over Chennai, Changalpattu, Kanchipuram, Cuddalore, Villupuram, …
  • Tamil Nadu govt signs MoUs for 59 projects worth Rs 35,208 crores with a strong EV push November 23, 2021 4:52 pm The Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a cumulative investment value of Rs 35,208 crores spread across 59 projects which would create employment opportunities to 76,795 persons. The MoUs were exchanged in the …
  • IMD withdraws red alert for Chennai November 18, 2021 6:19 pm Intermittent rain lashed many places in and around Chennai on November 18 as the depression over the southwest Bay of Bengal moved closer inland. The India Meteorological Department said the depression lay 100 km south-southeast of Chennai at around 9 p.m. …
  • Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin urges Centre to notify eight state roads as national highways November 18, 2021 12:08 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister MK Stalin on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MRTH) to notify eight state roads as new national highways since the MRTH had already …
  • Heavy rains in Chennai till Thursday as red alert issued, here's the weather forecast November 17, 2021 12:41 pm By Online Desk The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a red alert in Chennai and its neighbouring districts of Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu on Wednesday and Thursday following a low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal.  The …
  • Woman alleges illegal detention of husband and relatives by Chinna Salem police November 17, 2021 7:21 am A 22-year-old woman from the Malai Kuravar tribe, has petitioned the District Administration alleging illegal detention of her husband and four other relatives, by the Chinna Salem police since Monday. In the petition submitted to the Collector P.N. …
  • IMD issues red alert to Chennai and the adjacent districts once again - Forecast Details November 16, 2021 3:37 pm Red Alert was issued for coastal regions in Tamil Nadu last week. Chennai and the adjacent coastal districts suffered intense rainfall and floods due to the low-pressure depression system in the Bay of Bengal. Now, the Indian Meteorological Department has …
  • IMD issues red alert for Chennai for November 18, predicts heavy rains November 16, 2021 1:13 pm By Online Desk The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has put Chennai on a red alert for Thursday (November 18). The IMD has predicted heavy rains for Chennai and its adjoining districts of Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Ranipet districts on the day. The …
  • TN live: IMD forecasts thunderstorms and rain in Chennai November 16, 2021 4:38 am Heavy rainfall expected in Tiruvannamalai, Kallakurichi, Salem, Perambalur, Tiruchirappalli, Karur, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Pudukkottai, Dindigul, Madurai, Theni, Sivaganga, Virudhunagar, Tenkasi; remaining districts to expect light to moderate rainfall: Dr. …
  • Brace up! Orange alert issued for north TN November 16, 2021 12:35 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Before Chennai residents could fully recover from the recent floods, another low pressure is likely to head towards north Tamil Nadu. This weather system is expected to bring heavy to very heavy rains to the region between …
  • Another bout of heavy rains heading Chennai's way November 15, 2021 3:10 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: At a time when Chennaites are yet to completely recover from flooding caused due to recent incessant rains, another rain-filled weather system is heading towards north Tamil Nadu and could dump heavy to very heavy rains over …
  • Do government doctors report for duty regularly? An RTI activist tries to find out; kept in the dark November 15, 2021 2:07 pm Express News Service TENKASI: In an unhealthy development, except for the Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital (TvMCH), all the major government hospitals in the State have refused to furnish information on the attendance of doctors under the Right To …
  • Tamilnadu rains: Red alert for Kanniyakumari, orange and yellow alert for other districts November 15, 2021 7:22 am Regional Meteorological Center has issued a red alert for Kanniyakumari district with forecasts of heavy to very heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours. An orange and yellow alert has also been issued for several districts in Tamil Nadu, including …
  • India - TN rains: Chennai streets flooded airport arrivals resume after suspension November 12, 2021 7:32 am (MENAFN- NewsBytes) The heavy rains in Tamil Nadu worsened on Thursday as the depression over the Bay of Bengal crossed the coast near Chennai in the evening. Earlier in the day, it was announced that arrivals at the Chennai airport would remain suspended …
  • Mills drive tapioca farmers to despair November 12, 2021 6:57 am By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Incessant rains have pushed tapioca farmers to a corner as sago mills are not keen to procure fearing excess moisture content.  Tapioca is cultivated on 50 hectares across Namakkal, Salem, Dharmapuri and Erode districts. …
  • Chennai rains: IMD says downpour to continue accompanied by strong winds November 11, 2021 6:13 pm With heavy rains lashing Chennai and several districts of Tamil Nadu, the Regional Meteorological Department stated that the depression over southwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestwards with a speed of 21 km/ph during the early hours on Thursday …
  • Tamil Nadu rain updates | Northern, delta districts brace for intense rain today November 11, 2021 3:39 pm The Met Department withdrew red alert for eight districts — Chennai, Tiruvallur, Ranipet, Vellore, Salem, Kallakurichi, Tirupattur and Tiruvannamalai — on November 11 as the depression which caused extremely heavy rainfall to most places in Tamil Nadu …
  • TN rains: Schools, colleges in Chennai switch to online classes, red alert for today November 11, 2021 6:16 am Schools and colleges in Chennai and adjoining districts that were functioning normally since October have now commenced switching over to online classes again after the state government declared holidays following heavy rain. The government has declared …
  • Depression triggers severe rains over Chennai November 11, 2021 3:24 am Severe rainfall pounded several parts of the city and its neighbourhood on early hours of Thursday, November 11, 2021, as the depression over southwest Bay of Bengal moved towards TN coast. Click here for Live updates on TN rains According to the IMD, the …
  • Depression to cross north TN on Thursday, state on edge November 10, 2021 10:42 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: As rains continued in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, two people, including a four-year-old, died in a wall collapse in Thanjavur  district, and 55,000 hectares of agricultural fields went underwater. The showers intensifed at night …
  • Depression to cross Tamil Nadu-Andhra Pradesh coast on Nov 11 November 10, 2021 9:34 pm Chennai: Following a let-up, showers resumed here and nearby regions while the low pressure area turned well marked on Wednesday, the Meteorological Department said. It is likely to become a depression and cross north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh …
  • Extremely heavy rainfall forecast in Chennai as low pressure intensifies into depression over bay November 10, 2021 4:24 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: The slow-moving well-marked low-pressure area in the Bay of Bengal has concentrated into a depression on Wednesday night and lay centered over the southwest Bay of Bengal, about 430 km from Chennai. It is very likely to move …
  • Tamil Nadu records 50 per cent plus more rainfall, a chunk of reservoirs inching close to full level November 10, 2021 3:19 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has recorded 50 per cent plus rainfall above normal during the ongoing North East monsoon season from October 1 till date and 53 of the 90 key reservoirs crossed 76 per cent storage, authorities here said on Wednesday. During …
  • Death toll in Tamil Nadu rains rises to 12; 'red alert' issued November 10, 2021 10:20 am Chennai: The death toll due to heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu stands at 12, informed Tamil Nadu Revenue and Disaster Management Minister KKSSR Ramachandran on Wednesday. 11 teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and 7 teams of the State …
  • Heavy rains likely to lash parts of Tamil Nadu for next few days; red alert issued November 10, 2021 10:11 am Chennai woke up to heavy rainfall even today, thereby leading to waterlogging in parts of the city. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), heavy rainfall is likely to continue over parts of Tamil Nadu for the next few days due to …
  • Rains, excess water turn fields into puddles November 10, 2021 12:34 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Torrential rains that lashed the State, coupled with the release of excess water from the Madhurantakam lake, flattened several acres of paddy crops in the vicinity. Half of the crops were to be harvested in a few days.  …
  • IMD forecasts heavy rainfall in southern states November 8, 2021 11:15 am A cyclonic circulation over Bay of Bengal that is likely to turn into a low pressure area and further turn into a Depression is set to bring in heavy spells of rain over the rain-battered Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Kerala during …
  • Thunderstorm with rains to continue in Chennai for next three hours November 7, 2021 9:48 am Some parts of Chennai may receive thunderstorms with moderate rain in the next three hours. Chennai rain live updates | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Stalin inspects flooded Meteorological department has said that Chengalpattu, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, …
  • Elusive community certificates continue to nix students’ dreams in TN November 6, 2021 12:14 am Express News Service VILLUPURAM/KALLAKURICHI: It’s 2021 and the world is witnessing sea changes in how people live and treat each other. But, for 50 teenagers of two tribal communities in Villupuram and Kallakurichi, life revolves around obtaining a …
  • Rs 2 crore, gold jewellery seized from PWD engineer’s house November 4, 2021 2:36 am Krishnagiri: The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) sleuths seized Rs 2 crore cash, property documents and ornaments worth several crores from the house of a PWD executive engineer in Hosur in Krishnagiri district on Wednesday. The 58-year …
  • Schools reopen for Classes I to VIII; students welcomed to campuses with fanfare November 2, 2021 2:39 am Even the steady drizzle on Monday morning did not dampen the spirits of teachers at schools across Chennai, eagerly waiting to welcome students of Classes I-VIII back. From student brass bands to flowers and chocolates to new notebooks, students were …
  • Tribal kids trafficked to pollinate TN cotton farms November 2, 2021 1:47 am Chasing birds in the Jawadhu hills forests on an August afternoon, 13-year-old Sakthi and his friends Tirumurthy and Prabhu were approached by a middle-aged man offering them clothes, money and mobile phones. The man loaded them all on his motorbike and …
  • Schools reopen for classes I to VIII in Tamil Nadu November 1, 2021 10:30 am Some districts declare a holiday due to rains. Even the steady drizzle on Monday morning could not dampen the spirits of teachers, in schools across Chennai, eagerly waiting to welcome students of classes I to VIII back on campus. Schools across Tamil Nadu …
  • 91 marriage halls in dist get nod to set up cracker shops October 30, 2021 2:03 am Coimbatore: The fire and rescue services department has given nod to set up temporary shops on the premises of 91 marriage halls in the district to sell firecrackers till Diwali. It is to be noted that former district fire officer R Jegadheesh, who was …
  • TN fire mishap: Death toll reaches 7 October 28, 2021 7:16 am With the recovery of another body, the death toll in the Kallakurichi firecracker shop accident has reached seven, police said on Wednesday. The fire and rescue persons recovered the body of an 11-year-old boy from the debris of the shop where the accident …
  • 1,075 persons test positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu October 28, 2021 5:37 am Fresh COVID-19 cases continued to drop in Tamil Nadu as 1,075 persons tested positive on Wednesday. While Chennai and Coimbatore continued to report cases in three digits, 10 districts recorded fewer than 10 cases each and 31 districts had nil deaths. A …
  • Kallakurichi fire tragedy: Toll touches seven October 28, 2021 12:47 am Express News Service KALLAKURICHI: The toll in the fire mishap at a cracker shop in Sankarapuram town of Kallakurichi district rose to seven on Wednesday after rescue personnel found the body of a missing 11-year-old boy from under the debris. The deceased …
  • Tamil Nadu: 5 killed in blast at firecracker shop in Sankarapuram October 27, 2021 4:27 am At least five persons were killed and an equal number were injured in a blast at a firecracker shop in Sankarapuram town in Kallakurichi district on Tuesday, police said. Fire tenders from Sankarapuram and Kallakurichi rushed to the spot to douse the …
  • Fire at cracker shop kills five in Tamil Nadu's Kallakurichi district October 26, 2021 8:44 pm Express News Service VILLUPURAM: In a tragic incident at Sankarapuram in Kallakurichi district, a fire broke out at a grocery shop selling crackers on Tuesday evening, killing five persons and injuring eight. Four of the deceased were identified as Kaleed …
  • TN greets northeast monsoon as Bay of Bengal faces dip in pressure October 26, 2021 2:01 am Express News Service CHENNAI: The Indian Meteorological Department has announced the onset of the northeast monsoon and the season’s first low pressure area, forming in Bay of Bengal, is expected to bring heavy rainfall to Tamil Nadu. Chennai and …
  • Rural local body polls: DMK captures all nine district panchayats October 23, 2021 2:18 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: As expected, the ruling DMK on Friday captured all district panchayats in the nine districts — Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Vellore, Thirupathur, Ranipet, Tenkasi, and Tirunelveli — where elections …
  • Northeast monsoon expected to hit TN on Oct 26 October 21, 2021 6:28 am The northeast monsoon is expected to hit Tamil Nadu on October 26 as northeasterly winds are likely to set at the lower tropospheric levels over the Bay of Bengal on that day. This was announced by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in a statement. …
  • Northeast monsoon to set in over Tamil Nadu on October 26 October 20, 2021 10:16 pm Prolonged southwest monsoon caused delay. The northeast monsoon is expected to set in over Tamil Nadu on October 26. Northeasterly winds are likely to set in at the lower tropospheric levels over the Bay of Bengal that day, leading to the parallel retreat …
  • Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin appoints 'district in-charge' ministers before monsoon, ULB polls October 20, 2021 7:00 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Ahead of the northeast monsoon and urban local body elections, Chief Minister MK Stalin has appointed 14 of his cabinet colleagues as in charge for 16 districts to expedite ongoing developmental works, to monitor the …
  • Stalin deputes Ministers to ensure development work in districts October 19, 2021 10:46 pm Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has named a few Ministers as in-charge to speed up development work, to monitor the implementation of welfare schemes and to coordinate relief measures during natural disasters in 16 districts across the State. While Minister for …
  • VJ Suresh Ravi's next movie to be debutant Perumal Varadhan-directed suspense thriller October 19, 2021 6:29 am Express News Service Actor Suresh Ravi of Kavalthurai Ungal Nanban fame has signed a new film. Said to be a suspense thriller based on both real and fictional elements, the film is directed by debutant director Perumal Varadhan.  "The film is based on …
  • Tamil Nadu to implement urban employment scheme October 13, 2021 10:01 pm The State government has issued orders to implement the Tamil Nadu Urban Employment Scheme in two zones in the Greater Chennai Corporation, one zone each in 14 municipal corporations, one municipality each in seven regions and one town panchayat each in 37 …
  • E.V. Velu calls on Nitin Gadkari in Delhi October 13, 2021 6:41 am PWD Minister wants sea link between Chennai port and Tiruvottiyur junction developed Minister for Public Works E.V. Velu called on Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari in Delhi on Tuesday and proposed the development of a sea link …
  • DMK leads in rural local bodies elections October 13, 2021 12:24 am The counting of votes is underway following ordinary elections to rural local bodies, which were held in the nine newly-constituted districts of Tamil Nadu, showed that candidates of the ruling DMK were leading in many places for district panchayat ward …
  • Karuppur kalamkari paintings, Kallakurichi wood carvings get the geographical indication (GI) tags October 12, 2021 2:34 pm In Tamil Nadu, the Karuppur kalamkari paintings and the Kallakurichi wood carvings recently received the geographical indication (GI) tags. Both of these art forms are traditional in nature. While the paintings are intricately made on a cotton cloth using …
  • TN local body polls peaceful, almost 75% turn up to cast votes October 7, 2021 2:21 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The first phase of elections to rural local bodies was conducted in nine districts peacefully on Wednesday with a voter turnout of 74.37 per cent. The last time local body elections were held in these districts was 2011. …
  • Rural local body polls: First phase of polling begins in Villupuram and Kallakurichi October 6, 2021 11:36 am Voting began at 7 a.m. at 2,500 polling booths in Villupuram district and at 939 booths in Kallkurichi; queues were seen despite the rain Polling in the first phase of the rural local body elections in Villupuram and Kallakurichi districts began on a …
  • First phase of local body election begins at Kallakurichi, Villupuram on Wednesday October 6, 2021 12:53 am Express News Service VILLUPURAM/KALLAKURUCHI: District administrations are all set to conduct the first phase of local body election at eleven Panchayat Unions Ward limits in Villupuram and Kallakurichi on Wednesday.  The 6,097 posts in Villupuram …
  • BJP to field candidates against AIADMK in Kallakurichi September 30, 2021 6:58 am
  • SC stays Madras HC order permitting use of temple land to construct Kallakurichi Collectorate September 20, 2021 1:29 pm The Supreme Court has stayed the operation of an order passed by the Madras High Court on February 12 permitting the State government to take 35 acres of the Nareeswarar Temple land at Veeracholapuram on lease for constructing a collectorate for the newly …
  • HC stays construction of Kallakurichi Collectorate August 21, 2021 1:16 am The Madras High Court on Thursday stayed the construction of a multi-storey building to house an integrated Collectorate complex for Kallakurichi district, carved out in 2019 by bifurcating Villupuram district. The complex was to be built on around five …
  • Man held for sexually assaulting, impregnating grand-daughter in Kallakurichi August 4, 2021 4:58 am By Express News Service KALLAKURICHI: A 70-year-old man was arrested on Monday for allegedly sexually assaulting and impregnating his 15-year-old granddaughter. The police also arrested one woman for aiding him, and are searching for another. The three …
  • Kallakurichi police use drones to locate arrack dens deep inside Kalvarayan hills July 11, 2021 6:51 am Availability of arrack as a cheap substitute to IMFL and limited employment opportunities in the hills are said to be one of the reasons for the spurt in brewing. The Kallakurichi district police have started using drones to track the activities of …
  • Kallakurichi district gets additional oxygen supported beds June 7, 2021 10:20 pm Minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma. Subramanian on Monday inspected containment areas and availability of oxygen beds in Kallakurichi. Mr. Subramanian, accompanied by Minister for Higher Education K. Ponmudi, also inaugurated additional bed …
  • Kallakurichi police introduce dedicated beat system in 562 villages October 21, 2020 9:05 am As part of their community outreach initiative, Kallakurichi district police have introduced a dedicated beat system in over 500 villages across the district to ensure visible policing and improve police-public interface. Over 500 policemen have been …
  • Court allows Kallakurichi MLA’s wife to go with him October 10, 2020 2:59 pm By Chennaivision in Chennai News October 10, 2020 The marriage of a 36-year-old Dalit MLA to a 19-year-old student has triggered a row in Tamil Nadu after the bride’s father – a temple priest – accused the MLA, a member of the ruling AIADMK, of entering …
  • Kallakurichi MLA intercaste wedding: Produce Soundarya in court, directs HC October 9, 2020 5:19 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Thursday directed the respective police to produce Soundarya, the wife of Kallakurichi MLA Prabhu. The oral instruction was issued after counsel for the petitioner made an urgent mention before the …
  • Tamil Nadu: Kallakurichi MLA's secret love marriage caught in storm October 5, 2020 7:50 pm By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: The Kallakurichi MLA created a storm on Monday by marrying his 'lover' at his home. The bride's father attempted suicide in front of the legislator's house, alleging that his daughter had been kidnapped. …
  • CM Palaniswami lays foundation for Kallakurichi Medical College July 5, 2020 12:51 am 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 …
  • Chief Minister lays foundation stone for Kallakurichi medical college July 4, 2020 9:44 am Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the Kallakurichi Government Medical College, through video conferencing. The college is coming up in Siruvangur village in Kallakurichi taluk, and the project cost is ₹381.76 …
  • CM inaugurates Kallakurichi district November 26, 2019 4:38 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today formally inaugurated Kallakurichi district, one of the five newly formed districts in the state. He did this days after he inaugurated Tenkasi district, which was carved out of Tirunelveli. He also …
  • 10 dead in collision between bus, van near Kallakurichi July 19, 2019 2:15 am By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Ten people died and six others suffered grievous injuries when an omnibus and van collided head-on near Kallakuruchi in the wee hours of Thursday. While the bus was on the way to Chennai from Coimbatore, the pick-up van …
  • Villages in Villupuram and Kallakurichi in Tamil Nadu resonate with cries for education-loan waiver April 2, 2019 1:29 am Express News Service VILLUPURAM/KALLAKURICHI: 60-year-old Oiyaan was on the verge of tears. The consolatory words of his fellow agricultural labourers did little to wipe the dejected look off his frail, weathered, and sunburnt face. He had just been …
  • Kallakurichi is now Tamil Nadu's 33rd district; here's all you need to know January 8, 2019 7:11 pm Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi PalaniswamiReuters Tamil Nadu is all set to get its 33rd district after Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy announced its creation on Tuesday. The new Kallakurichi district, with Kallakurichi as its headquarters, will be …
  • Kallakurichi MLA shifts loyalty to Dhinakaran February 24, 2018 4:18 am In a fresh challenge to the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the party’s Kallakurichi MLA A. Prabhu joined the camp led by dissident leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Friday. Mr. Prabhu claimed that it was evident from the R.K. Nagar …
  • Kallakurichi MLA joins Dhinakaran camp February 23, 2018 9:44 am In a development that rattled the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), its Kallakurichi MLA, A. Prabhu switched loyalties to the camp led by dissident leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Friday. Mr. Prabhu is the first AIADMK legislator to …
  • Police residential quarters at Kallakurichi now a den of anti-social activities April 2, 2017 2:21 am VILLUPURAM : Personnel of the Kallakurichi police sub division have been spending money out of their own pockets to rent houses for at least a decade now, due to the lack of inhabitable quarters. A housing quarters built around 50 years back, is now in …