North Division


  • Nine new COVID-19 cases in Vellore June 29, 2022 6:13 pm Nine fresh COVID-19 cases have been reported in Vellore district and the total number of cases stood at 57,424 on Wednesday. With a total of 56,207 persons having been discharged, there were 54 active cases in the district. The toll stood at 1,163.  …
  • Don’t give environmental clearance for Mekedatu project, Stalin tells Centre June 29, 2022 5:59 pm Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Wednesday urged the Centre not to give environmental clearance for Karnataka’s Mekedatu reservoir project on the Cauvery.   Launching various projects including the opening of a bus terminus in Vellore, he said giving …
  • VP M. Venkaiah Naidu Focuses On Holistic Development Of Student June 29, 2022 5:54 pm The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu  appealed to schools across the nation to foster the spirit of curiosity, innovation and excellence in students to prepare them for the challenges of the 21st century, technology-driven world, on Wednesday, while …
  • India News | TN CM Inaugurates Collectorate, Rs 129-crore Projects June 29, 2022 3:23 pm Tirupattur (TN), Jun 29 (PTI) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Wednesday inaugurated Rs 129.56 crore worth of completed infrastructure projects, including a new Collectorate complex for Tirupattur District. Also Read | Madhya Pradesh: 'Taiyo No …
  • Schools should encourage students to be curious, innovative, impart education in mother tongue, says Naidu June 29, 2022 2:13 pm Vice president M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday has appealed to schools that educators should pay attention to imparting education in mother tongue across the nation to foster the spirit of curiosity, innovation and excellence among the students. The …
  • Encourage students to be curious, innovative; teach in mother tongue, says VP Naidu June 29, 2022 1:21 pm Chennai, Jun 29 (PTI) Imploring educators to pay attention to imparting education in one's mother tongue, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday fervently appealed to schools across the nation to foster the spirit of curiosity, innovation and …
  • Stalin inaugurates Collectorate, welfare schemes in Tirupattur June 29, 2022 12:45 pm The over one year of DMK rule in Tamil Nadu is a golden era, says the Chief Minister The over one year of DMK rule in Tamil Nadu is a golden era, says the Chief Minister Chief Minister M. K. Stalin said on Wednesday called the over one year of DMK rule in …
  • Special police teams to monitor Vellore city after 2 medical professionals’ rape June 29, 2022 10:47 am The Vellore district police have constituted special police teams to increase patrolling in the city after two rapes of medical professionals — a doctor and a nurse — in a span of three months. It is to be noted that the doctors and nurses work round the …
  • 3 Men Raped A Nurse In Tamil Nadu June 29, 2022 8:03 am A 20-year-old nurse who was travelling to a Vellore hospital for an interview was gang-raped and left to die on Saturday night in a car by three men, one of whom was her acquaintance, near Chengalpet. Her parents filed a report when she attempted suicide …
  • Chennai Corp appoints transperson to fly drones June 29, 2022 6:22 am CHENNAI:  Although more transgender students are enrolling in classes, finding employment is still difficult. The Chennai Corporation will employ seven transpeople to fly drones that spray larvicide and manage the city's mosquito menace in an effort to …
  • Chennai Corporation appoints transperson to-fly drones, to appoint more June 29, 2022 6:05 am The Greater Chennai Corporation has appointed a transperson for flying drones used for spraying larvicide to control the mosquito menace in the corporation. The corporation in its council meeting on Tuesday adopted a resolution to this effect. The …
  • Indian Government Plans Easy Visa Norms, Medical Infra Upgrade To Attract Foreign Patients June 29, 2022 5:00 am (MENAFN- Trend News Agency) The government has drawn up a plan to augment the medical infrastructures of 17 cities, which see an inflow of a lot of overseas patients for treatment and wellness therapies, in a bid to boost medical travel as part of its …
  • 3 men rape nurse in car in TN, dump her on road June 29, 2022 1:13 am CHENNAI: A 20-year-old nurse going to attend an interview at a Vellore hospital was gang-raped in a car by three men, including her friend, near Chengalpet on Saturday night and abandoned, police said. The incident came to light when she tried to end her …
  • Transpersons to fly Chennai Corpn’s drones June 29, 2022 12:59 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Though more and more transpersons are enrolling for courses, getting a job remains a challenge. In a bid to change this, the Chennai Corporation will hire seven transpersons to operate drones that spray larvicide and …
  • Way too young to lose hair June 28, 2022 9:26 pm Dr Gita Mathai   |   Published 29.06.22, 02:44 AM Every time I comb my hair, large clumps fall out. I am afraid I am going bald. I am 23 years old. The loss of up to 150 hairs a day is normal. If it is greater than this, it may be cause for worry. Baldness …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Motorcycles worth ₹26 lakh recovered, 2 arrested in Chittoor June 28, 2022 9:26 pm The Chittoor urban police on Tuesday nabbed two youth from Vellore in Tamil Nadu and recovered 20 motorcycles worth about ₹26 lakh, including six high-end bikes, from a forest-fringe location on the Chittoor-T.N. border. Addressing a press conference here, …
  • HC quashes case against Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Murugan June 28, 2022 8:48 pm He was found in possession of a mobile phone in the high security block of Vellore Central Prison in 2019 He was found in possession of a mobile phone in the high security block of Vellore Central Prison in 2019 The Madras High Court on Tuesday quashed a …
  • Three held for rape in Chengalpattu June 28, 2022 7:49 pm The Chengalpattu District Police on Tuesday arrested a 29-year-old man for allegedly raping a 20-year-old nurse and detained two of his friends who were also allegedly involved in the offence. The victim had been looking for a job. She and her friends came …
  • Stalin to inaugurate Ranipet and Tirupattur Collectorates, integrated bus terminus in Vellore June 28, 2022 3:02 pm Chief Minister will launch a slew of welfare schemes in Vellore and neighbouring districts during his two-day visit Chief Minister will launch a slew of welfare schemes in Vellore and neighbouring districts during his two-day visit Chief Minister M.K. …
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  • Dr Indla gets honorary doctorate for contribution to medical science June 27, 2022 4:42 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: Renowned psychiatrist Dr Indla Ramasubba Reddy was conferred with an honorary doctorate by Sri Venkateswara University (SVU), Tirupati in recognition of his contribution to the society and the field of medical sciences. …
  • NTA JEE Main to NEET UG 2022: Here is a list of upcoming important entrance exams June 27, 2022 2:24 am Students are all set to appear for various entrance examinations that are scheduled to be conducted in recent times. Every year students appear for various entrance exams to get admission into various private as well as government colleges all over India.  …
  • Vellore intensifies efforts to stop dumping of garbage  June 26, 2022 8:07 pm By Express News Service VELLORE: Residents of the city's 27th ward were confronted by a creative poster on Saturday that read: "You're safely depositing your money in the banks, why are you dumping garbage on the roads?" As part of …
  • Vellore, Ranipet, Tirupattur gear up for the Chief Minister’s visit June 26, 2022 7:46 pm Canals are being desilted, street light poles are fitted with LED bulbs and public assets are spruced up Canals are being desilted, street light poles are fitted with LED bulbs and public assets are spruced up Key towns on the Chennai-Bengaluru National …
  • 10 COVID cases in Vellore June 26, 2022 4:08 pm   Ten fresh COVID-19 cases have been reported in Vellore district and the total number of cases stood at 57,399 on Sunday. With a total of 56,193 persons having been discharged, there were 43 active cases in the district. The toll stood at 1,163.  Ranipet …
  • 19th-century letters between two sisters reveal early records of avian life in Madras June 26, 2022 1:42 pm In 1802, Mary Symonds wrote to her sister Hester James from Madras (now Chennai), “I hope now we are settled that I shall be able to send something for the curious by every opportunity.” Mary had accompanied her sister, the talented ornithologist and …
  • Gayathri and Pushkar — Duo behind Suzhal-The Vortex, the Indian thriller going global June 26, 2022 5:56 am Tamil cinema and series have been making leaps and bounds in Indian entertainment — be it acting, plot, storytelling, production, or experimentation. This year has been extra special so far, with Kamal Haasan making the biggest comeback with his …
  • Walking inside the mind of human bombs June 25, 2022 11:09 pm Anirudhya Mitra has explained details of his investigation into Rajiv Gandhi’s assassination by the LTTE in 90 Days, The True Story of the Hunt for Rajiv Gandhi’s Assassins.   New Delhi: It was on 15 July 1991 that Anirudhya Mitra, who wore jeans and T- …
  • Demand for more POCSO special courts in T.N. to clear pendency June 25, 2022 7:56 pm Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up As the pendency of cases filed under the …
  • To worry about COVID-19 endemicity or not, that is the question  June 25, 2022 4:18 pm “At the moment we have to calibrate when we have to launch an outbreak-like response.” “At the moment we have to calibrate when we have to launch an outbreak-like response.” Has COVID-19 become endemic nor not, that is the question. While the world over, …
  • Despite all odds, broom makers retain their legacy in Vellore June 25, 2022 4:17 pm Women sort out dry grass to the required shape and size and roll them into a broom Women sort out dry grass to the required shape and size and roll them into a broom Shades of neem trees on a small open plot encircled by asbestos roofed houses in …
  • Seven new COVID-19 cases in Vellore June 25, 2022 4:16 pm Seven fresh COVID-19 cases have been reported in Vellore district and the total number of cases stood at 57,389 on Saturday. With a total of 56,185 persons having been discharged, there were 41 active cases in the district. The toll stood at 1,163.  …
  • TN CM Launches Kalloori Kanavu Career Guidance For School Students June 25, 2022 4:11 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Saturday launched 'Kalloori Kanavu', a career guidance initiative for school students to pursue their higher education after completing Class 12. The novel Kalloori Kanavu (College Dreams) initiative, …
  • Why writing by hand needs to be revived June 25, 2022 1:36 pm Writing by hand strengthens memory power, muscle power, and concentration span, which augment the cognitive ability to process information. Writing by hand strengthens memory power, muscle power, and concentration span, which augment the cognitive ability …
  • Govt plans easy visa norms, boosting medical infra in select cities to attract more foreign patients June 25, 2022 11:50 am The government has drawn up a plan to augment the medical infrastructures of 17 cities, which see an inflow of a lot of overseas patients for treatment and wellness therapies, in a bid to boost medical travel as part of its 'Heal in India' …
  • Now, electric vehicle showroom catches fire in Mangaluru June 24, 2022 11:45 pm A short circuit resulted in a big fire in an electric two-wheeler showroom in Mangaluru on Thursday (June 24). The Naguri-based showroom, which belongs to Okinawa company, was reduced to ashes in the fire. Okinawa Autotech, the parent company, issued a …
  • Ayyanar stone idol found near Vellore June 24, 2022 3:18 pm A rare Ayyanar stone idol was found in Thandalai Krishnapuram (TK Puram), near Vellore, when a group of residents cleared bushes on an open plot to make a pathway in the neighbourhood a few days ago. The residents were not sure whether the idol belonged to …
  • Five new Covid-19 cases in Vellore June 24, 2022 2:49 pm Five fresh COVID-19 cases have been reported in Vellore district and the total number of cases stood at 57,381 on Friday. With a total of 56,183 persons having been discharged, there were 35 active cases in the district. The toll stood at 1,163.  Ranipet …
  • Growing evidence for COVID-19 being seasonal, thrives better in wintertime conditions: WMO June 24, 2022 1:00 pm Link emerging between long-term exposure to air pollution and severe COVID-19 infection can be bad for India, WMO study There is growing evidence to suggest COVID-19 pandemic is seasonal and the virus thrives better in winter conditions in temperate …
  • TRIVIA TUNES: JugJugg Jeeyo’s Dadra Bandish connect, A.R. Rahman’s first paycheck, KK’s ‘concert’ with Rajesh Roshan & 6 other stories from the musical world June 24, 2022 11:11 am Indian music has been admired globally for years now. Bollywood music in itself is a genre that got popularized by not just the actors lip-syncing, but the hardwork and sweat of the composers. Several songs and the stories behind them astonish us. There …
  • Chittoor’s black spots claim 135 lives in three years June 24, 2022 8:48 am The gory road accident which claimed the lives of four Spanish nationals and left nine others injured on August 5, 2017, at a hairpin bend near Punganur on August 5, 2017, was considered an ‘eye-opener’ for the Chittoor district administration, forcing it …
  • Vellore logs five new Covid-19 cases June 23, 2022 5:32 pm Five fresh COVID-19 cases have been reported in Vellore district and the total number of cases stood at 57,375 on Thursday. With a total of 56,181 persons having been discharged, there were 31 active cases in the district. The toll stood at 1,163.  Ranipet …
  • Over 1,000 beds allocated in Vellore, nearby districts for COVID-19 patients June 23, 2022 5:13 pm With the sudden surge in the daily cases of COVID-19, the district administrations of Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Ranipet and Tirupattur have allocated more than 1,000 beds with adequate oxygen-supported beds and ICU beds to take care of the affected people, …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Advanced diagnostic facilities at Karveti Nagaram PHC end years-long ordeals of patients June 23, 2022 1:20 pm Till four months ago, patients approaching the Karveti Nagaram PHC and the seven other such facilities in the neighbouring mandals in GD Nellore constituency were being referred to big government and corporate hospitals in Tirupati, Chittoor or Vellore in …
  • India needs to revise COVID-19 response strategy, flag experts June 23, 2022 12:45 pm India needs to go beyond testing and tracing as its COVID-19 pandemic containment strategy, and focus on monitoring hospitalisations as well as virus behaviour, according to experts.  India’s COVID-19 positivity rate has been on a steep incline over the …
  • Did pandemic alter behaviour of students in TN? June 23, 2022 1:40 am Express News Service COIMBATORE/VELLORE: In April this year, the video of a Class 12 student hurling abuses and threatening his botany teacher at a government school in Tirupattur went viral on social media. The boy’s temper flared after his teacher …
  • Why we’re going to be seeing much more of web series ‘Suzhal’ creators Pushkar-Gayatri June 22, 2022 10:38 am Caution: Potential spoilers ahead about Suzhal – The Vortex. Pushkar-Gayatri are familiar names to followers of Tamil cinema. When Vikram Vedha is released on September 30, they are likely to become well-known among Hindi-speaking viewers too. Their remake …
  • What makes Prime Video’s Suzhal- The Vortex a gripping crime thriller June 22, 2022 10:38 am Pushkar-Gayathri, who direct Suzhal—The Vortex, are a married couple. Photo: Moe’s ArtAmazon Prime Video’s new original series, Suzhal – The Vortex, is an investigative drama filled with suspense and hidden secrets. The show created by Pushkar and Gayathri …
  • Weather update today: Tamil Nadu to witness rainfall, thunderstorms June 22, 2022 10:19 am Tamil Nadu weather updates: More rains have been predicted for Chennai as well as other parts of Tamil Nadu, as the southwest monsoon has settled over the state. The Chennai Regional Meteorological Department has predicted thunderstorms with light to …
  • Vellore: Collector’s warning on 'funky' hairdos for schoolkids upsets saloon owners June 22, 2022 1:02 am By Express News Service VELLORE: Vellore Collector P Kumaravel Pandian’s warning to hairdressers against giving “funky” hairdos to school students upsets hairdressers. Representatives of the Tamil Nadu Hairdressers Welfare Association met the Collector at …
  • No, that child is not cute June 21, 2022 11:16 pm Childhood obesity is dangerous, it is a precursor of 'metabolic syndrome' with high sugars, triglycerides, high blood pressure and a large waist circumference Representational image shutterstock Dr Gita Mathai   |   Published 22.06.22, 02:46 AM …
  • Row over patient death might further hinder Mrithasanjivini programme June 21, 2022 5:30 pm The allegations of “delay” in surgery and “negligence” cast against doctors at the Government Medical College Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram, following the death of a renal transplant patient and the government threatening to act tough against doctors seem …
  • Andhra Pradesh: Massive theft reported in Businessman's house in... June 21, 2022 5:21 pm In a shocking incident, a massive theft took place in Tirupati. Going into the details, there is a merchant house in Mangalam TUDA Quarters in Tirupati town and the owner of the house Elireddy is a businessman. On the 7th of this month, Elireddy went to …

  • Thoothukudi police solve abduction case within 10 hours June 19, 2022 9:34 am A special police team solved a case of abduction within 10 hours and rescued the two persons who hailed from Thoothukudi and Theni and arrested three persons including two from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Following a complaint from Melba Thangam of …
  • 5 cops donate blood for acid attack victim June 16, 2022 11:11 pm Express News Service BENGALURU:  Five policemen attached to the Kamakshipalya police station, including the inspector and a probationary sub-inspector, have donated five units of blood for the surgery of 24-year-old acid attack victim Asha (name changed), …
  • Inter-caste couple murdered by bride’s brother in Kumbakonam June 14, 2022 8:52 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 14, 2022 A just married inter-caste couple were murdered by the bride’s brother in Kumbakonam in Thanjavur on Monday evening. It is said, S Saranya (24), a Dalit from Cholapuram village near Kumbakonam, working …
  • Nayanthara-Vignesh Shivan's wedding reception to host 1 lakh people in TN; Details Inside June 9, 2022 7:51 am Actor Nayanthara and director Vignesh Shivan's grand wedding has been the talk of the town ever since the news about the marriage started surfacing on social media. From digital invites to the wedding venue, the fans have been eagerly eyeing social …
  • Policing with a view to preventing crimes: DGP June 7, 2022 12:35 pm ‘Action to prevent crimes against women and children is the top priority of the police’ ‘Action to prevent crimes against women and children is the top priority of the police’ In an exclusive interview to The Hindu, Tamil Nadu Director- General of Police C …
  • Shocking! Student dies after eating Tandoori Chicken June 2, 2022 7:02 am A 17-year-old Class XII student reportedly died after consuming tandoori chicken from a hotel in Arani near Tiruvannamalai. Ganesh (A) Apple Ganesh is the owner of an Apple School in Mohanan Street, Arani Town, Thiruvannamalai District. He has 2 sons, …
  • 622 PwD workers get jobs in six months in Tamil Nadu through DELC centres May 31, 2022 7:39 pm Express News Service COIMBATORE: As many as 622 differently abled persons landed jobs in private firms and 86 persons turned entrepreneurs across the State in the last six months, thanks to DELC (Differently Abled Employment and Livelihood centres). …
  • CWC fame actress Shrutika shares rare photos of her husband and son May 31, 2022 1:36 pm The 'Cook With Comali 3' show on Vijay TV like its previous seasons is a huge hit with viewers. The cooks and the joker pairs are doing a good job not only with their recipes but also with the humour quotient. This season actress Shrutika has …
  • Villupuram second in Tamil Nadu for caste atrocities in 2021, finds RTI May 22, 2022 8:02 pm Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Villupuram stands second in the number of villages in the State that practice caste-based discrimination as of 2021, reveals recent RTI data. This was data produced by the Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) of the …
  • Sadhguru | Gyanvapi masjid row: Twelve things you may not know about Shiva linga May 20, 2022 7:16 am Understanding the significance and science of Shiva linga at the time of the Gyanvapi masjid controversy The word linga means “the form”. We are calling it “the form” because when the un-manifest began to manifest itself, or in other words when creation …
  • Kamakshipalya cops yet to grill acid attack accused May 16, 2022 10:40 pm By Express News Service BENGALURU: Kamakshipalya police are yet to take Nagesh, the accused in the acid attack case who was shot in the leg for trying to escape on Saturday, into police custody as he is still recovering in hospital. Meanwhile, the police …
  • No one else should go through this pain: Acid attack victim May 15, 2022 12:31 am Express News Service BENGALURU: Finally, the family of 24-year-old Aasha (name changed), has heaved a sigh of relief foll0wing the arrest of Nagesh, 27, who poured acid on her on April 28. “No other woman should undergo the pain my niece is undergoing. The …
  • Police shoot, injure acid attacker Nagesh after he tries to escape May 14, 2022 11:31 pm By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Kamakshipalya police on Saturday shot and injured Nagesh Babu, the acid attack accused, after he tried to escape from the police by throwing stones at them. Nagesh, who threw acid on a 24-year-old woman on April 28, …
  • Karnataka: Acid attack case suspect suffer leg injuries after cops opened fire when he 'tried to escape' May 14, 2022 11:32 am By Express News Service BENGALURU: The Kamakshipalya police on Saturday opened fire at Nagesh Babu (27), the acid attack case suspect.  He has been absconding for nearly two weeks after he attacked a woman who spurned his proposal. Finally, a police team …
  • 15 days on run, acid attacker traced to ashrama in Tamil Nadu May 13, 2022 8:06 pm Bengaluru: Nagesh, nicknamed Acid Naga, has been apprehended by the Kamakshipalya cops of Bengaluru city police commissionerate at Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu. After throwing acid on a woman on 28 April for spurning his proposal, he escaped and proved a …
  • Kattupalli: ‘Stalin, Step in & Set Things Rights’ Say, TM Krishna, Prabhat Patnaik, Others May 13, 2022 3:53 pm Fifteen signatories, including musician TM Krishna, economist Prabhat Patnaik, activist Medha Patkar and others, have written to the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin seeking his direct intervention against the betrayal of fishing families in Kattupalli. …
  • Acid attack case accused held in Tamil Nadu, being brought to Bengaluru   May 13, 2022 3:36 pm By Express News Service BENGALURU: Sixteen days after the gruesome acid attack on a woman in Kamakshipalya police station limits, Nagesh Babu, the accused was arrested on Friday afternoon. As per the initial reports, the accused was arrested in …
  • Chennai’s Amethyst comes up with contemporary menu with indigenous rice May 12, 2022 10:21 am Rakesh Raghunathan demonstrates how flexible heritage rice can be, conjuring it into inventive dishes and contemporary desserts at Amethyst’s Wild Garden Cafe Rakesh Raghunathan demonstrates how flexible heritage rice can be, conjuring it into inventive …
  • Tamil Nadu: No more office duty for forest watchers May 11, 2022 10:27 am By Express News Service COIMBATORE: A ten-year ordeal for the Tamil Nadu forest department’s uniformed staff ended on Monday, when Principal Chief Conservator of Forest and Chief Wildlife Warden Syed Muzammil Abbas directed Additional Principal Chief …
  • TN’s quest to power its growth May 7, 2022 12:58 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Mounting losses, over-dependence on power from outside, inadequate power generation and the poor realisation of electricity sold had brought the power sector in TN to the brink of collapse. A year after the DMK government …
  • This Chennai photographer documents Tamil Nadu women with their hair done up with flowers May 5, 2022 6:12 am In his new series Poochoodal, city photographer Naveenraj Gowthaman documents women from rural Tamil Nadu sporting with heartwarming hairdos In his new series Poochoodal, photographer Naveenraj Gowthaman documents women from rural Tamil Nadu sporting …
  • Custodial death: Vignesh had 13 injuries, shows autopsy May 5, 2022 12:06 am By Express News Service CHENNAI:  The autopsy results of V Vignesh, who died in police custody on April 19, shows 13 injuries including a fracture in right leg. As per the post-mortem report, the right tibial bone was fractured and a cut as deep as 3 cm …
  • Maduravoyal-Chennai Port Elevated Corridor: My way is highway, sings TN govt May 4, 2022 1:02 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The 20.6 km-long Maduravoyal-Chennai Port Elevated Corridor Project, which had remained grounded for nearly 12 years after civil work commenced in 2010, has got a fresh lease of life. The DMK government has given its nod …
  • TN: After CM Stalin's assurance, Tiruvannamalai custodial death case transferred to CB-CID May 1, 2022 3:31 am In a recent development in the alleged custodial death of Thangamani in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvannamalai, the case has been transferred to the Crime-Branch Crime Investigation Department (CB-CID), said an order issued by the Director-General of Police C …
  • Police Negotiated for 6 Hours to Buy Our Silence, Offered Rs 7 Lakh, Says Family of TN Custodial Death Victim April 30, 2022 2:58 pm The family of the victim in yet another case of custodial death in Tamil Nadu has alleged that policemen involved in the case attempted for hours to bribe them into silence. Thangamani, 47, from Tiruvannamalai district was picked up by the police on April …
  • Tamil Nadu Gram Sabhas to Meet 6 Times Annually, Activists Demand Awareness April 29, 2022 3:00 pm Grass-root activists working to create awareness about local bodies and their empowerment have hailed the Tamil Nadu (TN) government’s decision to hold gram sabha meetings six times a year. On April 22, chief minister (CM) MK Stalin announced in the …
  • Tamil Nadu CM Stalin assures fair probe into Thiruvannamalai custodial death case April 29, 2022 9:57 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Friday informed the Assembly that the government will ensure the probe into the alleged custodial death of Thangamani will be thorough and fair. This is the second case after Vignesh, who died in police custody after …
  • TN live: 73 new Covid-19 cases in last 24 hours April 29, 2022 4:03 am Coimbatore, Madurai, Tirunelveli and Trichy reported two new cases each while 11 districts Kanyakumari, Karur, Krishnagiri, Namakkal, Nilgiris, Pudukottai, Ranipet, Salem, Thanjavur, Theni and Thiruvannamalai – had one new case each. Twenty of the 38 …
  • NIA chargesheets 20 Maoists for conspiring to carry out terrorist acts, waging war against India April 24, 2022 2:29 pm The NIA has filed a charge sheet against 20 Maoists before a special court here for their alleged involvement in a conspiracy to strengthen proscribed terrorist organisation CPI (Maoist) with an intention to commit terrorist acts and waging war against the …
  • Congress MP says nobody in TN knows Lord Ram, sparks row April 20, 2022 7:12 am Jothimani, a Congress MP from Tamil Nadu, has courted controversy by saying that nobody in her State knows of Lord Ram. "I am from Tamil Nadu, I don’t know Ram. You ask anybody in Tamil Nadu. We don’t see any Ram Temple," she told Times Now. A …
  • The fault in our fitness formula  April 12, 2022 1:36 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Nethrodaya, a self-help organisation for the visually impaired, is home to well-planned infrastructure with tactile floor markings, ramps, and spacious areas divided into a library, dining room, computer lab and study rooms. …
  • SCR to run 6 weekly special trains between Secunderabad-Madurai in April April 5, 2022 11:42 am Hyderabad: In order to clear the extra rush of passengers during the summer, South Central Railway (SCR) will run six weekly special trains between Secunderabad and Madurai. In a press release on Tuesday, SCR said train number 07191 Secunderabad-Madurai …
  • Tamil Nadu: Man, daughter die as their e-bike bursts in flames March 26, 2022 8:19 am Published: Published Date - 01:10 PM, Sat - 26 March 22 Chennai: In a tragic incident in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore, a man and his daughter died after their e-bike went up in flames suffocating them to death in their asbestos sheet-laden house in the wee hours …
  • 899 tanks freed of encroachments in TN March 25, 2022 12:22 am Express News Service CHENNAI: In the past three months, the Water Resource Department (WRD) has removed encroachments from 899 of 1,644 tanks in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Chengalpattu and Thiruvannamalai districts.  A senior official said 2,519.12 …
  • TN reports one Covid death after 6 days March 18, 2022 6:28 am (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, March 18 (IANS) After a lull of six days, Tamil Nadu reported one Covid death on Thursday from Cuddalore district. The state had registered 70 Covid-19 infections with 17 districts reporting zero cases and nine other districts …
  • Three TN-based smugglers arrested, 20 red sander logs seized March 15, 2022 7:40 pm TIRUPATI: Officials of the red sanders anti-smuggling task force arrested three Tamil Nadu-based smugglers and seized 20 red sander logs, during two separate combing operations at Annadammula Banda and Chamala ranges in Seshachalam forest in Chittoor …
  • 5 Years After Passing Police Exam, Theni Transwoman Denied Job; Pleads for Mercy Killing February 21, 2022 6:53 pm Transwoman Aradhana has appealed to the district administration for the mercy killing of her for going to the brink of poverty as she could not get a job even after various struggles and passing the police examination in 2017. The 28-year-old hails from …
  • After TN case, NHRC directs chairperson of FSSAI to ensure food safety at hotels, restaurants February 3, 2022 6:54 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: NHRC has directed the chairperson of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to ensure compliance of food safety norms at hotels and restaurants in wake of the death of a 10-year-old girl after consuming food at a …
  • Tamil Nadu: Rate of Covid 3rd wave fall gathering speed February 1, 2022 3:18 am Photo for representative purpose onlyCHENNAI: The epidemic graph of the third wave is seeing a swift fall as fresh and active cases are making a rapid fall across all districts. On Monday, the state added 19,280 cases and discharged 25,056 patients from …
  • 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 …
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  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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, …


  • Publish results of interview for recruiting salespersons at cooperative shops: HC April 30, 2022 4:32 pm The Madras High Court has directed the authorities concerned in Villupuram to publish the results for the interview conducted for recruitment to the post of salespersons in the co-operative shops in the district. A division bench of Justices S Vaidyanathan …
  • 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 …

  • Dead people ‘working’ under MGNREGA scheme in Kancheepuram? June 29, 2022 6:30 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 …
  • T.N. logs 1,827 fresh COVID-19 cases June 29, 2022 5:59 pm With fresh COVID-19 cases jumping to 1,827 in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, the number of active cases in the State surpassed the 10,000-mark after four months. All 38 districts logged fresh infections. Chennai, along with Chengalpattu and Tiruvallur, accounted …
  • Royapuram railway station holds an impeccable place in Indian railway history June 29, 2022 3:41 pm Unlike the Chennai Central and Egmore railway stations which bustle with commuters and train movements round-the-clock, the red brick building of the Royapuram railway station sits forlorn and isolated with only a few commuters dropping in to take one of …
  • Tamil Nadu local polls: AIADMK workers bear brunt of intra-party bickering June 29, 2022 10:45 am Several AIADMK workers who aspired to contest local polls slated to be held next month to fill casual vacancies, have been left high and dry as they could not furnish requisite forms to authorities to fight elections on party's behalf in view of the …
  • TN fares poorly in digital learning: Report June 29, 2022 12:37 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: TN is one of the top five performers in the Union education ministry’s Performance Grading Index (PGI) for 2019-20, but its score in one critical category — digital learning — is not at all impressive. TN excels in key …
  • T.N. logs 1,484 fresh COVID-19 cases June 28, 2022 7:50 pm Chennai and Chengalpattu districts continued to account for a major chunk of daily COVID-19 cases reported in Tamil Nadu. On Tuesday, the two districts accounted for nearly 60% of the 1,484 fresh infections. The State’s overall positivity rate rose to 6.6% …
  • Exports stakeholders meeting held June 28, 2022 5:31 pm The process of identifying a suitable site to establish a new SIPCOT Industrial park to boost industrial growth in Madurai district was under way, said Collector S. Aneesh Sekhar at the exports stakeholders meeting held at MADITSSIA hall on Tuesday. He …
  • Edu index: Tamil Nadu among top five achievers June 28, 2022 12:40 am Representative Purpose Only Tamil Nadu is among the top five achievers in the key parameters of education such as access, equity, infrastructure and governance processes, according to the the Union ministry of education's performance grading index (PGI …
  • T.N. logs 1,461 fresh COVID-19 cases June 27, 2022 4:24 pm A total of 1,461 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the State on Monday, with 36 out of 38 districts reporting fresh cases. In Chennai, fresh cases fell below the 600-mark, with 543 persons testing positive for the infection. Only two districts - …
  • Single track delays trains in Chengalpattu-Kancheepuram section, hassles commuters June 27, 2022 12:15 am Express News Service CHENNAI:  Delayed arrival of trains in the Chengalpattu-Kancheepuram section, the lone-single track route in the Chennai Division, has become a norm rather than an exception. The delay varies between 15 and 45 minutes daily. According …
  • State logs 1,472 fresh COVID-19 cases, 691 recoveries June 26, 2022 7:29 pm From 25,591 RT-PCR tests, 1,472 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the State, pushing the tally of active cases to 7,458 on Sunday. Among those who tested positive were two passengers who returned from the U.S. and one passenger from the UAE. A person …
  • Original sites of Kashi, Mathura temples to be reclaimed: VHP June 26, 2022 1:18 pm KANCHEEPURAM, INDIA: Working President of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), Alok Kumar has said that it will reclaim the original sites of Kashi Vishwanath temple and Krishna Janmabhoomi in Mathura peacefully as per the constitutional and legal framework. …
  • India News | Mandaviya Virtually Lays Foundation Stone of CGHS Wellness Centre, Lab at Avadi June 26, 2022 11:24 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 26 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Mansukh Mandaviya virtually laid the foundation stone of CGHS (Central Government Health Scheme) Wellness Center and lab at Avadi, Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu. …
  • TN's silk route: Cocoon price up but output down June 26, 2022 1:11 am By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: It’s a case of glass half-full or half-empty for sericulturists in Dharmapuri as price of silk cocoon has gone up but output has dropped due to nippy weather. With the onset of southwest monsoon, there may be  a further …
  • Demand for more POCSO special courts in T.N. to clear pendency June 25, 2022 7:56 pm Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up Nearly a year after the government announced special courts in four districts, they are yet to come up As the pendency of cases filed under the …
  • CM reviews projects for temples in Palani, Tiruttani June 25, 2022 5:16 pm HR&CE collected ₹200 cr. as rent from temple properties last year HR&CE collected ₹200 cr. as rent from temple properties last year   Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday reviewed project proposals to improve facilities at Sri Dhandayudhapani …
  • Governments must not run Hindu temples, says VHP chief June 25, 2022 5:06 pm The Vishwa Hindu Parishad’s (VHP) working president, Alok Kumar, has demanded that governments exit from the administration of Hindu temples and vowed to intensify protection of Hindu samskaras. Mr. Kumar was in Kancheepuram to participate in the VHP’s …
  • Tamil Nadu’s active COVID-19 caseload goes over 6,500 June 25, 2022 4:16 pm Nearly 46% of the active cases are in Chennai; 1,383 persons have tested positive Nearly 46% of the active cases are in Chennai; 1,383 persons have tested positive With another 1,382 persons testing positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Saturday, the …
  • Corona explodes in Tamil Nadu government college, 30 students infected June 25, 2022 11:51 am Chennai: The coronavirus infection has once again started spreading rapidly across the country. In Tamil Nadu, 30 students have been found corona positive at the Tuticorin Government Medical College at the same time. At the moment, the condition of all the …
  • Tamil Nadu logs 1,359 fresh COVID-19 cases June 24, 2022 3:19 pm The number of fresh COVID-19 cases remained above 1,000 for the second day in a row in Tamil Nadu on Friday. The State logged a total of 1,359 fresh cases, with 45% of them being reported in Chennai. The overall test positivity rate in the State rose to 5. …
  • Breakfast bank initiative launched in Tiruchi school June 23, 2022 1:37 pm In an attempt to sustain the morning nutrition initiative, Subbiah Memorial Middle School in Tiruchi has launched a Breakfast Bank Scheme, an innovative effort to assure food availability for students for an extended period of time. The initiative aims to …
  • Areas around Porur lake may be spared from flooding this monsoon June 23, 2022 1:37 pm Localities around Porur lake may be spared from floods during the ensuing northeast monsoon as the Water Resources Department (WRD) started work on improving the network of channels in and around Porur and Kundrathur on Thursday. Several areas on the west …
  • 771 persons test positive for COVID-19 in T.N. June 23, 2022 12:51 am A total of 771 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. When compared to previous days, there was a rise in the number of samples tested in the State. As many as 20,380 samples were tested, taking the number of samples tested till …
  • Weather update today: Tamil Nadu to witness rainfall, thunderstorms June 22, 2022 10:19 am Tamil Nadu weather updates: More rains have been predicted for Chennai as well as other parts of Tamil Nadu, as the southwest monsoon has settled over the state. The Chennai Regional Meteorological Department has predicted thunderstorms with light to …
  • At the Heart of Yoga Is Respect for All Creatures – and All Faiths June 21, 2022 5:43 pm Paramhansa Yogananda, an icon in Indian spiritual history, was seated with his guru at the Serampore ashram when a mosquito dug a poisonous hypodermic needle into his thigh. Yogananda automatically raised his hand to strike a fatal blow at the mosquito. He …
  • Fresh COVID-19 cases rise to 737 in Tamil Nadu June 21, 2022 3:39 pm The daily COVID-19 count breached the 700-mark in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, though the increase in numbers from yesterday (686 cases) was less than 100. As many as 737 persons tested positive for the infection in the State, with Chennai and Chengalpattu alone …
  • Hyderabad: FMC Technologies donates library and sanitary incinerator to Peerzadiguda ZP High School June 21, 2022 10:41 am Hyderabad: FMC Technologies has set up a library with books and donated sports materials and a sanitary incinerator to the Zilla Parishad High School in Peerzadiguda as part of its CSR activities. The new library was inaugurated in the presence of the …
  • India News | Tamil Nadu Continue to Experience Heavy Rainfall, Thunderstorm for Next 5 Days June 21, 2022 9:39 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 21 (ANI): Tamil Nadu is likely to continue to experience rainfall with Thunderstorms at isolated places over the state for the next five days, the Regional Metrological Centre (RMC) of Chennai predicted on Tuesday. …
  • Fresh Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu rise to 686 June 21, 2022 1:10 am CHENNAI: Fresh cases in Tamil Nadu rose to 686 on Monday, more than double the number of cases the state reported a week ago. There were 3,951 active cases of the viral infection by the end of the day, of which 208 patients were admitted to isolation wards …
  • 30 out of 38 districts of Tamil Nadu report fresh COVID-19 cases June 20, 2022 3:33 pm Tamil Nadu logged 686 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Monday, with 30 out of 38 districts reporting fresh infections. In Chennai, cases marginally fell below 300 when compared to the previous day’s figure of 306. As many as 294 persons tested positive for COVID …
  • Winners of Kancheepuram round of cookery contest announced June 19, 2022 3:12 pm Contestants came up with a variety of recipes at the preliminary round of the third edition of The Hindu Our State Our Taste cookery contest held in Kancheepuram on Sunday.  M. Mohana Priya was adjudged the winner. She came up with stunning varieties of 51 …
  • Cooking contest to be held in Kancheepuram on June 19 June 16, 2022 3:17 pm The third edition of The Hindu’s “Our State Our Taste” culinary talent hunt is back and on a mission to identify the cooking champion of Tamil Nadu. The 17th round will take place at Radha Party Hall, Vaikunda Perumal Kovil North Mada Street, Kancheepuram, …
  • Tamil Nadu: Man dies after detached tyre hits him in Kancheepuram June 7, 2022 9:21 am Jun 07, 2022, 01:43PM ISTSource: Times NowA 45 year old man, Murali died while he was walking along a road in Tamil Nadu's Kancheepuram on June 1. A tyre detached from a truck and slammed into him at high speed. He was rushed to a government Hospital …
  • Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram to get six more CNG outlets shortly May 24, 2022 6:35 pm They are coming up in petroleum outlets and six of them are likely to be ready in a few weeks They are coming up in petroleum outlets and six of them are likely to be ready in a few weeks Work is under way to establish 14 more compressed natural gas (CNG) …
  • Orders on Kancheepuram temple chanting rights in abeyance May 21, 2022 12:41 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: There seems to be no end to the fight between the Thengalai and Vadagalai sects for the rights to chant mantras during the Brahmotsavam at the Varadarajaperumal temple in Kancheepuram as the Madras High Court on Friday kept …
  • HC orders status quo on recitation of hymns inside Devarajaswamy Temple in Kancheepuram May 16, 2022 6:42 pm How can Tenkalai sect alone be permitted to recite Srisaila Dayapathram and Vadakalai prevented from reciting Desika Prabandam? asks litigant How can Tenkalai sect alone be permitted to recite Srisaila Dayapathram and Vadakalai prevented from reciting …
  • Kancheepuram to get model villages for tribals May 14, 2022 11:02 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: To ensure the overall development of the tribal people in Kancheepuram, the district administration has handed over pattas to 443 tribal families in five villages in four blocks. Sources said the areas will soon be developed …
  • Government school headmistress suspended for making SC girl clean toilet in Kancheepuram March 29, 2022 2:54 pm Kancheepuram Collector M. Aarthi has ordered the suspension of headmistress Pushpa of the Government High School in Anambakkam, coming under Uthiramerur, for allegedly making a Scheduled Caste girl student clean the toilet in the campus. The Collector …
  • Youth kills brother who attacked mom in Kancheepuram March 7, 2022 5:22 am
  • DMK announces women mayoral candidates for Tambaram, Kancheepuram Corporations March 3, 2022 12:58 pm The party has chosen K. Vasanthakumari and Mahalakshmi Yuvaraj The party has chosen K. Vasanthakumari and Mahalakshmi Yuvaraj The DMK has announced K. Vasanthakumari as the mayoral candidate for the newly formed Tambaram Corporation. Ms. Vasanthakumari, …
  • DMK functionary murdered by gang in Kancheepuram February 27, 2022 4:29 am By Express News Service CHENNAI:  A 52-year-old DMK district functionary from Kancheepuram was allegedly murdered by a three-member gang on Friday morning. The deceased was identified as T Sekar from Konerikuppam village. “On Friday morning, Sekar had gone …
  • HR&CE dept retrieves Kancheepuram temple property February 24, 2022 6:37 pm
  • Staff of Block Development Office in Kancheepuram held for bribery February 24, 2022 12:23 pm The officers of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Thursday arrested a staff at the office of the Block Development Officer, Kancheepuram, for allegedly receiving ₹1,500 bribe for processing a welfare scheme application. The DVAC …
  • CBI launches probe into escape of Koreans from police custody in Kancheepuram February 11, 2022 9:31 am The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has launched an investigation into the dramatic escape of two Korean nationals from custody in Chengalpet district on November 3, 2021. The suspects – Choi Youngsuk and Choe Jaewon – of South Korea, wanted in …
  • Key drug trafficker arrested in Kancheepuram February 1, 2022 8:13 pm The Narcotic Intelligence Bureau-CID (NIB-CID) unit of Kancheepuram arrested a key drug trafficker and recovered 22 kg of ganja from him, which was smuggled from Andhra Pradesh. The NIB-CID received an information that the ‘kingpin’ Maheswaran alias ' …
  • Kancheepuram police arrest robbery gang, stolen items recovered  January 31, 2022 1:31 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A Kancheepuram special police team arrested an eight-member-gang on Friday that allegedly robbed a house near Acharapakkam on January 13. The gang tied up all family members of the house before making away with 20 …
  • 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
  • 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 …


  • Woman killed & buried in Kallakurichi: 55-year-old man, son held June 28, 2022 9:24 pm By Express News Service KALLAKURICHI: A father-son duo were arrested for kidnapping and murdering a woman over a money dispute near Tirukoilur on Tuesday. The Vadaponparapi police had found the body of the woman on June 22 at a graveyard in Pakamputhur …
  • Special sports training for tribal students in Tamil Nadu June 28, 2022 10:05 am Chennai: For tribal students, the Tamil Nadu tribal department will offer specialised sports training programmes in collaboration with the district administrations. The Kallakurichi district administration has started a ten-day special sports training …
  • TN: Special sports training for tribal students June 28, 2022 6:35 am The Tamil Nadu tribal department, in association with the district administrations, will be providing special sports training programmes for tribal students. As part of this project, the Kallakurichi district administration has commenced a ten-day special …
  • Dhole puppies, new attraction at Vandalur zoo June 27, 2022 2:38 pm Six-month-old dhole puppies housed in a newly remodelled enclosure is the new attraction at the Arignar Anna Zolological Park in Vandalur here. The Asiatic wild dog, famously known as the dhole, is an endangered species with only about 2,000 of them in the …
  • State logs 1,472 fresh COVID-19 cases, 691 recoveries June 26, 2022 7:29 pm From 25,591 RT-PCR tests, 1,472 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in the State, pushing the tally of active cases to 7,458 on Sunday. Among those who tested positive were two passengers who returned from the U.S. and one passenger from the UAE. A person …
  • Chennai to get moderate rain for a few days June 23, 2022 11:57 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The pleasant weather would continue in Chennai with a possibility of light to moderate rain for the next few days.  Day time temperature recorded in Nungambakkam weather station on Thursday was 32.9 degrees Celsius as …
  • COVID-19 cases breach 1,000-mark after 123 days June 23, 2022 7:21 pm After 123 days, the number of persons who tested positive for COVID-19 on a single day exceeded 1,000 in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. A total of 1,063 persons tested positive for the infection in the State, with 35 of the 38 districts reporting fresh infections …
  • Daily COVID-19 Cases Breach 1,000 Mark In Tamil Nadu June 23, 2022 6:06 pm Daily Coronavirus infections breached the 1,000 mark in Tamil Nadu on Thursday and Chennai alone reported close to half that number. The State reported 1,063 fresh cases, while Chennai accounted for 497 infections today, taking the state tally to 34,64,131 …
  • India: Chennai Ford workers continue their strike against planned plant closure defying management threats June 22, 2022 4:32 am More than 1,500 autoworkers at the Ford Motors assembly plant near Chennai, the capital of the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, are continuing their strike against the company’s plans to permanently close the plant. Ford workers are now in their fourth …
  • IIT-M launches outreach program for rural school kids... June 21, 2022 2:16 pm The prestigious Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M) on Monday launched an outreach program for rural school students through a summer program on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) to kindle their passion for creative and …
  • Tamil Nadu logs 686 new COVID-19 cases June 20, 2022 3:30 pm Tamil Nadu reported 686 new coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the statewide tally to 34,61,560. The death toll continued to remain at 38,026, as no fatalities were reported today also. Including 257 people who were discharged after treatment in the last …
  • India News | TN Logs 686 New COVID-19 Cases June 20, 2022 3:29 pm Chennai, Jun 20 (PTI) Tamil Nadu reported 686 new coronavirus cases on Monday, taking the statewide tally to 34,61,560. Also Read | Kerala Plus 2 Result 2022 Date and Time: Kerala DHSE Class 12 Result To Be Declared Tomorrow at keralaresults.nic.in; Know …
  • IIT-Madras to conduct outreach programme for Class X students from rural areas June 20, 2022 1:56 pm As many as hundred students from rural areas studying Class X in government schools will go through an outreach programme at IIT-Madras for six days to kindle their interest and give them a hands-on exposure in practical learning. The Summer Programme on …
  • Ramadoss seeks special educational policy for northern districts June 20, 2022 1:47 pm PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Monday said the State government must create a special education policy for the northern districts of Tamil Nadu to improve the pass percentage in the 10th and 12th Standard public examinations.  In a statement, he said the pass …
  • IMD Alert: These States Likely to Receive Heavy Rainfall, Thunderstorm for Next 5 Days, Read Full Forecast Here June 20, 2022 10:22 am The sky is expected to remain partly cloudy for the next 24 hours. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasts thunderstorms with light to moderate rain in areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry for the next five days as monsoons progress further into …
  • Weather News: Intense Rains Along West Coast Over Next 5 Days; 2 Cops Killed in Assam Floods Rescue Op June 20, 2022 9:28 am The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has light to heavy rainfall in several parts of India in the next few days. While heavy rainfall will continue in Northeastern and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim region, light to moderate showers are likely …
  • Cuddalore logs six COVID cases June 19, 2022 6:39 pm Six persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Cuddalore district on Sunday, taking the district’s tally to 74,290. The district saw 73,381 recoveries and the active case count stood at 14. Kallakurichi district recorded one case, taking the total number of …
  • IMD weather update: Thunderstorm, rain alert in these states for next 5 days June 19, 2022 3:28 pm Monsoon has finally set its foot into the Indian sub-continent while those living in other parts of the country wait for some respite from the heat. Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted thunderstorms with light to moderate …
  • Rain Alert, Thunderstorm In These States For Next 5 Days, Full IMD Forecast Here June 19, 2022 3:19 pm New Delhi: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday predicted thunderstorms with light to moderate rain in parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry for the next five days. The Weather department further informed that the current spell of intense …
  • IMD issues thunderstorm, rain alert in these states for next 5 days Full forecast here June 19, 2022 2:42 pm Further the weather department also stated that the current spell of intense rainfall likely to continue over Northeast India and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim during next 24 hours and reduce thereafter. See IMD update on Twitter here Southwest …
  • Steps taken by DMK govt to turn around Aavin, says TN Minister June 19, 2022 12:56 pm The DMK government has managed to revive state-run Aavin, by taking steps to boost production and sales of its dairy products during the last one year, said Tamil Nadu Milk and Dairy Development Minister S M Nasar here on Sunday. Speaking to reporters …
  • India News | Thunderstorms with Moderate Rainfall Likely in Parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry During Next 5 Days June 19, 2022 12:00 pm Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 19 (ANI): India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted thunderstorms with Light to moderate rain in parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Sunday. The IMD Chennai said that heavy rain thunderstorm with moderate rain is …
  • Thunderstorms with moderate rainfall likely in parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry during next 5 days June 19, 2022 11:54 am By ANI CHENNAI: India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted thunderstorms with light to moderate rain in parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Sunday. The IMD Chennai said that heavy rain thunderstorm with moderate rain is likely to occur at isolated …
  • Hounded by police, she shows rule book June 19, 2022 1:17 am Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Palaniammal can still recall the horrors of the Pongal day of 2005. The now 50-year-old Kurava woman, along with her sister, was allegedly taken into illegal custody by the Thanjavur police. What followed was something that …
  • Tamil Nadu's volleyball royalty runs rich June 15, 2022 11:38 pm Express News Service In the scorching heat of Panchkula, the Tamil Nadu U-20 men's volleyball team made history by beating hosts Haryana in the ongoing edition of the Khelo India Youth Games. The state maintained its identity of being a volleyball …
  • NABARD cluster office to serve U.T. and three districts of Tamil Nadu June 14, 2022 7:11 pm The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Tamil Nadu Regional Office, opened its cluster office here that will serve the Union Territory of Puducherry and three districts of the neighbouring Tamil Nadu. The jurisdiction of the new …
  • Deputy Commissioners of Police assume office June 13, 2022 3:02 pm K. Saravanakumar. Deputy Commissioners of Police V.R. Srinivasan (Tirunelveli East) and K. Saravanakumar (Tirunelveli West) assumed office here on Monday. A Tamil Nadu Police Service officer of 2005 batch, Mr. Srinivasan has served as Deputy Superintendent …
  • Teen mill worker found dead in Tamil Nadu's Kallakurichi; kin suspect murder June 12, 2022 11:17 pm By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: A day after a 17-year-old boy was found dead near a sugar mill in Kallakurichi, suspicions of a murder were raised, with his family on Sunday refusing to accept the body until they receive the post-mortem report. Police …
  • Active COVID-19 infections in Tamil Nadu touch 1,231 June 11, 2022 6:15 pm Tamil Nadu recorded 217 new coronavirus infections, including a returnee from Kerala, pushing the tally to 34,57,133 till date, while the death toll remained unchanged at 38,025 with nil fatalities in the last 24 hours, the Health Department said on …
  • TN This Week: Nurses, TANGEDCO Gangmen Protest Demanding Permanent Jobs June 11, 2022 2:37 pm The Tamil Nadu government has constituted committees this week to ensure the implementation of a 4% reservation for differently-abled persons and to take steps to ban the online Rummy.  Fresh COVID-19 infections are on the rise, with the state reporting …
  • 30 child marriages stopped in Villupuram, Kallakurichi in two months June 11, 2022 12:12 am Express News Service VILLUPURAM: At least 30 child marriages were stopped in the combined districts of Villupuram and Kallakurichi since April, making it an average of one child marriage arranged every two days, said sources from the social welfare …
  • Tamil Nadu CM launches work to lay OFC for BharatNet project June 9, 2022 2:51 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Thursday inaugurated the commencement of work to lay the Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) of the BharatNet project at an estimated cost of Rs 1,627.83 crore in the state. The work at Muthalakurichi village in the southern …
  • Student killed in accident in Salem June 9, 2022 2:10 pm An 18-year-old student was killed and another youth was grievously injured in a road accident here on Thursday. According to the police, V. Kathiravan of Kallakurichi district, studying in a private college in Namakkal district, was heading towards …
  • Stalin inaugurates laying of OFC for BharatNet project June 9, 2022 10:21 am Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Thursday virtually inaugurated a project to lay optical fibre cable under BharatNet scheme at an estimated cost of ₹1,627.83 crore. Tamil Nadu FibreNet Corporation (TANFINET – a special purpose vehicle) will implement the …
  • State logs 43 fresh cases of COVID-19 May 22, 2022 6:38 pm As many as 43 persons, 23 of them in Chennai, tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, taking the tally of positive cases till date to 34,54,890. Chengalpattu logged nine cases and Coimbatore five. Kallakurichi, Kancheepuram, Karur, Ranipet, Tiruvallur and …
  • Elderly man in ambulance dies after vehicle rams truck in Kundrathur May 22, 2022 1:52 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 75-year-old with a kidney infection died on Friday night when the ambulance that was taking him to a private hospital in Chennai allegedly rammed a stationary truck in Kundrathur. The deceased, J Kannan, was travelling …
  • Red Hills feeder canal to be repaired May 20, 2022 4:17 pm The ₹19.05-crore project will provide concrete lining in the earthen portion of the canal The ₹19.05-crore project will provide concrete lining in the earthen portion of the canal The Water Resources Department (WRD) plans to repair the damaged portions of …
  • Tamil Nadu to get more showers in coming days May 18, 2022 9:19 am Chennai: The Regional Centre of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more showers in 17 districts of Tamil Nadu till May 18. Weatherman has predicted that heavy rains will be experienced in pockets of Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Coimbatore, …
  • Live: TN to get more showers in coming days, says Met May 18, 2022 7:29 am THE TIMES OF INDIA | May 18, 2022, 12:40:44 IST Daily Tamil Nadu Live Updates The Regional Centre of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more showers in 17 districts of Tamil Nadu till May 18. Weatherman has predicted that heavy rains …
  • Tamil Nadu Shocker: Upset Over Being Called 'Girlish', Class 12 Student Stabs Friend to Death May 18, 2022 6:27 am Chennai, Tamil Nadu: Upset over being called ‘girlish’, a class 12 student in Tamil Nadu allegedly killed his classmate. Tamil Nadu police said that the victim continued to tease his classmate over his looks despite the latter’s objection and request to …
  • Tamil Nadu Schoolboy Allegedly Murders Classmate Over Body Shaming May 17, 2022 6:50 pm The accused allegedly stabbed the victim using a knife and a sickle. (Representational) Kallakurichi: A Class 12 student in Tamil Nadu allegedly murdered his classmate for body shaming on Saturday. The Tamil Nadu Police said the victim allegedly called his …
  • Tamil Nadu Boy Kills Classmate For Body Shaming Him May 17, 2022 5:29 am Chennai: A 17-year-old boy was detained at Kallakurichi for murdering his classmate who allegedly body shamed him on various occasions in the school. The student also said that the victim reportedly touched him in inappropriate places and verbally abused …
  • TN boy murders classmate for body-shaming him May 17, 2022 1:24 am KALLAKURICHI: A 17-year-old boy murdered his classmate in the wee hours of Sunday allegedly for body-shaming him in a village near Tirukovilur in Kallakurichi district. The boy was arrested and produced by police before the juvenile justice board, which …
  • 17 districts in Tamil Nadu likely to get heavy rains till May 18 May 17, 2022 12:51 am By Express News Service CHENNAI:  Seventeen districts in the State are likely to get heavy rains till May 18. Regional meteorological centre said heavy rains are likely at isolated pockets of The Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Dindigul, Theni, Thenkasi, …
  • Tamil Nadu to send meds worth Rs 8.87cr to Sri Lanka in first phase May 16, 2022 12:47 am By Express News Service CHENNAI:  Health Minister Ma Subramanian, on Sunday, inspected the drug warehouse in Chennai which stores essential medicines that the State plans to send to Sri Lanka, in the first phase. The Tamil Nadu government had passed a …
  • In TN’s Kalvarayan Hills, villages ‘auction’ rights to brew arrack May 15, 2022 12:47 am kallakurichi over the years some of the 180 villages perched on the picturesque kalvarayan hills and its base spread across kallakurichi and four neighbouring districts have gained notoriety for illicit brewing arrack now they are in the news again in an …
  • 19 reception staff in Kallakurichi to help public file plaints May 14, 2022 10:04 pm By Express News Service KALLAKURICHI: In an attempt to help the public file complaints more efficiently, reception officers have been appointed across all 19 police stations in Kallakurichi. All the 19 persons, who started work on Wednesday, were appointed …
  • TNSTC bus conductor dies after a spat with passenger over buying ticket May 14, 2022 1:23 pm He suffered chest pain after being attacked by an inebriated passenger in a moving bus; CM announces ₹10 lakh relief to the bereaved family He suffered chest pain after being attacked by an inebriated passenger in a moving bus; CM announces ₹10 lakh relief …
  • Tamil Nadu: Conductor Dies After Drunk Passenger Assaults Him On Moving Bus May 14, 2022 9:41 am Chennai: A bus conductor was killed after a drunk passenger assaulted him on a moving bus near Melmaruvathur on Friday.  According to a report on ABP Nadu, the preliminary investigations revealed that the deceased was Perumal (54) of Kallakurichi district …
  • Heavy rain expected in Tamil Nadu through May 17: IMD May 14, 2022 7:40 am CHENNAI: The Regional Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a new forecast on Saturday, predicting heavy to very heavy rainfall in numerous districts of Tamil Nadu until May 17. According to the forecast, the afflicted areas are Salem, …
  • IMD Predicts Rain In TN Till May 17 May 14, 2022 5:43 am (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, May 14 (IANS) In its latest forecast on Saturday, the Regional Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rains in several districts of Tamil Nadu till May 17. The affected areas are Salem, …
  • Rains in TN till May 17, Chennai to see cloudy skies May 14, 2022 12:57 am By Express News Service MADURAI: While Chennaites relish the unusually cool weather, this day-time temperature will continue to be below normal with the regional meteorological centre predicting rainfall in several parts of Tamil Nadu till May 17. Heavy to …
  • Threat of Sewage Treatment Plants looms over Villupuram’s waterbodies May 12, 2022 7:47 pm Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Even as the sweltering temperature continues to rise in Villupuram this summer, the district has avoided water scarcity as groundwater levels have apparently stayed intact, thanks to profuse rains during the last monsoon. …
  • 71.6k students write Class 12 exam in Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Cuddalore districts May 5, 2022 10:12 pm By Express News Service VILLIPURAM/KALLAKURICHI/CUDDALORE: In Villupuram district, 21,675 students — 11,943 boys and 11,639 girls — appeared for the Class 12 exams on Thursday. The exams were held in 96 centres across the district. Collector D …
  • This Chennai photographer documents Tamil Nadu women with their hair done up with flowers May 5, 2022 6:12 am In his new series Poochoodal, city photographer Naveenraj Gowthaman documents women from rural Tamil Nadu sporting with heartwarming hairdos In his new series Poochoodal, photographer Naveenraj Gowthaman documents women from rural Tamil Nadu sporting …
  • Maduravoyal-Chennai Port Elevated Corridor: My way is highway, sings TN govt May 4, 2022 1:02 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The 20.6 km-long Maduravoyal-Chennai Port Elevated Corridor Project, which had remained grounded for nearly 12 years after civil work commenced in 2010, has got a fresh lease of life. The DMK government has given its nod …
  •  Residents welcome ex-army man in Kallakurichi  May 3, 2022 9:00 pm Express News Service KALLAKURICHI: Havildar A Ezhumalai (40) was in for a rousing welcome as he stepped off his train at Kallakurichi district. The residents of Kozhundirampattu village had organised a procession in honour of the retired army man who …
  • AIADMK cadre should start work for Assembly elections, says Opposition party leader EPS May 3, 2022 1:37 am By Express News Service KALLAKURICHI: AIADMK cadre must work towards winning the Assembly polls, set to take place with Parliamentary elections, in Kallakurichi, said Tamil Nadu Opposition leader and party deputy coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami. …
  • Thanjavur chariot tragedy not 1st; TN witnessed 10 temple-related mishaps in last 5 months April 28, 2022 3:53 am In a tragic incident in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur, 11 persons were electrocuted on Wednesday when a temple chariot stumbled and touched the electricity line wire. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday met families of the deceased of the …
  • Exclusive court to hear Chennai Crime Branch cases: Minister S Reghupathy April 28, 2022 12:24 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Law Minister S Reghupathy on Wednesday said an additional court will be established exclusively to conduct trials of cases registered by the Central Crime Branch of the Greater Chennai Police.  Replying to debate on demands …
  • Stalin takes stock of Covid situation as 19 more test positive at IIT-Madras April 26, 2022 2:14 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The cluster at IIT-M grew to 79 on Monday after 19 more people tested positive for Covid-19. Health department data showed that between April 19 (the first case at the cluster) and 25, a total of 2,058 samples were tested …
  • Barriers in using local language in courts: Chief Justice of India April 24, 2022 3:46 am CHENNAI : Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana on Saturday said there are “some barriers” in allowing courts to use local languages, and these would hopefully be solved soon through technology. He was responding to Chief Minister MK Stalin’s appeal to …
  • Tech may help remove barriers in using local languages in court: CJI NV Ramana April 24, 2022 12:56 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Justice of India (CJI) NV Ramana on Saturday said there are “some barriers” in allowing courts to use local languages, and these would hopefully be solved soon through technology.He was responding to Chief Minister MK …
  • All vacant posts in Revenue Department to be filled to improve services April 18, 2022 5:04 pm The State government will fill 274 vacant posts of Village Administrative Officers and other vacancies in the Revenue Department in the districts to improve services, Minister for Revenue and Disaster Management K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran said. Announcing …
  • Kallakurichi holds camp for transgender people April 14, 2022 11:40 am
  • Kallakurichi Collector inaugurates special camp for transpersons April 14, 2022 1:26 am By Express News Service KALLAKURUCHI: The Department of Social Welfare and Women Empowerment organised a special camp for transpersons at Kallakurichi on Wednesday. District Collector PN Sridhar took part as chief guest and inaugurated the camp. Speaking …
  • Over three tonnes of gutkha seized in Tiruvallur April 13, 2022 10:11 pm The police seized more than three tonnes of gutkha and seized four vehicles on Tuesday evening in Ponneri station limits. The police have detained five persons. Inspector Martinpremraj of the Ponneri station received a tip-off that huge parcels of gutkha …
  • Chennai Air Cargo Customs foil bid to smuggle 19th century idol April 9, 2022 2:23 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chennai Air Cargo Customs foiled a bid to smuggle a 19th century idol of Shivalingam with Nagabharanam to the United States. An export consignment containing  the idol was intercepted by the sleuths after a tip-off. As per …
  • 30 fresh COVID-19 infections in Tamil Nadu April 6, 2022 6:12 pm A total of 30 fresh infections of COVID-19 were reported in the State from among the 22,070 persons people who were tested. However, no deaths due to infection were recorded in the past 24 hours. As many as 25 districts did not report any new case of COVID …
  • Latest updates: Cabinet expansion to take place before Monday, says Goa CM Pramod Sawant April 1, 2022 8:51 am Health minister Ma Subramanian will urge the Centre to approve six more medical colleges in the state - one each for new districts Perambalur, Mayiladuthurai, Tirupathur, Ranipet, Kancheepuram and Kallakurichi. Read full story
  • Tamil Nadu logs 37 new Covid-19 cases, zero fatalities March 25, 2022 4:39 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Friday reported 37 new Covid-19 infections and took the total to 34,52,612 so far. There were no deaths, so the toll remains at 38,025, said the Department of Health. Recoveries rose to 34,14,141 with 66 people getting …
  • TN logs 37 new Covid-19 cases, zero fatalities March 25, 2022 3:14 pm Chennai, Mar 25 (PTI): Tamil Nadu on Friday reported 37 new Covid-19 infections and took the total to 34,52,612 so far. There were no deaths, so the toll remains at 38,025, said the Department of Health. Recoveries rose to 34,14,141 with 66 people getting …
  • TN reports 48 fresh Covid cases, no new deaths March 23, 2022 5:10 am Tamil Nadu has reported 48 fresh Covid-19 cases in a span of 24 hours, the state Directorate of Public health and Preventive medicine said in a statement The new cases were reported on Tuesday. However, no deaths were reported due to Covid during the same …
  • Tamil Nadu Govt. To Form 2 Special Zones to Enhance Millet Output March 22, 2022 1:18 pm Two Millet Special Zones will be established under the Tamil Nadu Millet Mission to improve millet output According to M.R.K. Panneerselvam, Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Tamil Nadu government will establish two millet special zones to …
  • TANGEDCO To Offer Free Electricity To All Farmers March 20, 2022 11:12 pm Farmers will receive free electricity The Tamil Nadu government announced on Saturday that an amount of Rs 5,157.56 crore will be allocated to Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) for the fiscal year 2023 to offer free electricity …
  • Millet festivals to be organised at district and State level: Tamil Nadu minister MRK Panneerselvam March 19, 2022 8:39 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister MRK Panneerselvam on Saturday announced that millet festivals will be organised at district level and at the State level to create awareness about the millet nutrition among farmers, …
  • T.N. reports 151 fresh COVID-19 cases, two deaths March 8, 2022 4:26 pm Tamil Nadu reported 151 new cases of COVID-19 and two deaths on Tuesday. While there was no new case in 12 districts, fewer than 10 cases each were reported in the remaining districts except Chennai, Coimbatore and Chengalpattu. In Chennai, 51 persons …
  • Fresh cases dip to 158 in Tamil Nadu March 7, 2022 9:58 pm The number of persons who tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu dropped to 158 on Monday. Of the 38 districts, 11 had no fresh cases of COVID-19 and 11 others logged a single fresh case. Mayiladuthurai had no active cases. As many as 24 districts …
  • First DVMC meeting conducted in Kallakurichi March 7, 2022 5:27 am By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: The district vigilance and monitoring committee (DVMC) in Kallakurichi conducted the first quarter yearly meeting on Sunday. This was also the first meeting to be held after the district was bifurcated. Collector PN …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …