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  • HC imposes cost on petitioner January 27, 2022 3:28 pm The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court yet again took a serious view of a petitioner suppressing facts in the habeas corpus petition and imposed a cost of ₹25,000 on him. The petitioner had claimed that his son had gone missing. A Division Bench of …
  • Case against 23 villagers who sought closure of Tasmac shop quashed January 27, 2022 3:28 pm The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has quashed the criminal proceedings initiated against 23 villagers from Tirupattur in Sivaganga district who were booked following an agitation demanding the closure of a Tasmac shop. In 2017, the villagers had …
  • NIA takes over TN fake passport case, focus on ex-LTTE cadres January 27, 2022 10:54 am (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered a case and commenced an investigation after three Sri Lankan nationals were arrested with fake passports. Two were arrested with fake Indian passports while a …
  • TN urban local body polls to be held on February 19 January 27, 2022 3:03 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: After a decade, elections to urban local bodies in the State are set to be held on February 19. The votes will be counted on February 22, and indirect polls for chiefs of urban local bodies, including mayors, will be on …
  • Revenue of Madurai railway division in first three quarters almost doubled to Rs 510 crore, says DRM January 26, 2022 9:11 pm
  • NEPM Names Deepa Krishna Director of Finance and Accounting January 26, 2022 3:41 pm SPRINGFIELD — New England Public Media has named Deepa Krishna director of Finance and Accounting. Krishna will oversee the nonprofit media organization’s $10 million budget, working directly with internal departments as well as community funders and …
  • OPS urges Stalin to set aside political differences and work with Centre for development of Tamilnadu January 26, 2022 3:40 pm By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News January 26, 2022 Former Chief Minister and AIADMK coordinator O Panneerselvam demanded Chief Minister MK Stalin to set aside political differences between the BJP-led Centre and the DMK government in the state. In a …
  • Madurai reports 605 Covid cases, Trichy 732 January 26, 2022 7:01 am
  • TN gets own drone manufacturing company January 26, 2022 5:43 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday launched Tamil Nadu Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Corporation (UAVC) that was set up at a cost of Rs 10 crore. The objectives of the UAVC include designing, manufacturing, and trading of all …
  • 20 TN police personnel to receive medals on Republic Day January 26, 2022 2:26 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: As many as 18 police officers from Tamil Nadu will be presented with the Police medal for Meritorious Service, and two will be awarded the President’s Police medal for Distinguished Service on the occasion of Republic Day. …
  • Covid case trend in TN to be known in three days: Ma Subramanian January 26, 2022 2:26 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Health Minister Ma Subramanian said it would be known in three days if the Covid-19 cases in the State would increase further or decrease. He added the State is hopeful since there has been a slight decrease in fresh cases …
  • In Tamil Nadu, a renewed push for Hindutva January 25, 2022 7:58 pm BJP leaders in Tamil Nadu appear to be zealously working to spot issues that could be woven into their Hindutva narrative. They have come a long way from the time the old guard would only sell the BJP “as a party with a difference and shorn of lumpen …
  • HC seeks State’s response on safety of people visiting amusement parks January 25, 2022 3:23 pm The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday sought a response from the State government on whether rules and regulations had been framed for the safety and security of the people visiting amusement parks. A Division Bench of Justices Pushpa …
  • Man who brought back Nataraja January 25, 2022 10:59 am Arguing for the return of a Nataraja idol from a private collector, India presented evidence to prove it was smuggled out of Tamil Nadu, but the turning point happened when archaeologist Ramachandran Nagaswami was called to give evidence in a special court …
  • Eminent archaeologist R Nagaswamy no more January 24, 2022 8:08 am By Express News Service CHENNAI:  Renowned archaeologist and Padma Bhushan awardee R Nagaswamy, who was the first director of Tamil Nadu’s Department of Archaeology, died at the age of 91 on Sunday. He is survived by two sons and two daughters. His wife …
  • Madurai MP seeks postponement of NEET PG Exam 2022 January 24, 2022 7:33 am Madurai MP, Su. Venkatesan, has appealed to Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya, to postpone the NEET post-graduate examination 2022. In a memorandum, the MP has said that the online stray vacancy round, for the All India …
  • Magical weaves January 24, 2022 6:59 am Captivating Kanchipuram weave Located around 70km from Chennai, Kanchipuram is renowned for two things — ancient temples and spectacular silk. It is often said that when it comes to silk, no other type comes close to the Kanchipuram variety. Handwoven …
  • Why police should be less creative to be more efficient January 24, 2022 6:52 am A 17-year-old girl in Thanjavur died last Wednesday, 10 days after she ate rat poison. In her statement to police, the girl said she tried to kill herself unable to bear the torture and humiliation by her school hostel warden who made her clean rooms. The …
  • Family of road accident victim gets relief after 14-year battle January 24, 2022 5:32 am By Express News Service MADURAI:  After almost 14 years of legal battle, the family of a road accident victim got relief as the Madurai Bench of Madras HC upheld the decision by the Motor Accident Claims Tribunal of Kulithalai to grant Rs 4.26 lakh …
  • Freedom fighters’ widows victims of red tape: HC January 24, 2022 5:32 am Express News Service MADURAI: Observing that widows of freedom fighters have become the unfortunate victims of red tapism, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court said the executive arm of the country ought to recognise the sacrifices and sufferings …
  • The sweet taste of success: TN’s bean-to-bar chocolate brands January 24, 2022 1:06 am Chennai: Actress Kalki Koechlin is a diehard fan of Auroville-based organic chocolate brand Mason & Co. Mozart of Madras A R Rahman invited Puducherry-based chocolate brand Zuka to set up shop at his KM music conservatory. Tourists thronging Kodaikanal …
  • Girl’s suicide | Parents give statements January 23, 2022 9:21 pm The statements of the parents of a Class XII student of a Christian missionary school in Thanjavur district, who died by suicide recently, were recorded by a judicial magistrate in Thanjavur on January 23 in compliance with the Madras High Court’s …
  • Eminent archaeologist and epigraphist R. Nagaswamy is no more January 23, 2022 4:22 pm R. Nagaswamy, the first Director of the Department of Archaeology, died of age-related complications on Sunday. He was 92, and is survived by two daughters and two sons. An authority in archaeology, architecture, epigraphy, numismatics, iconography, South …
  • NHAI told to convert stretch of highway into six-lane road January 23, 2022 4:20 pm The Tiruchi district administration has asked the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to convert the four-lane Tiruchi-Madurai highway into a six-lane road near Panchapur, where a new integrated bus terminus has been proposed. The bus terminus …
  • Homemaker Transforms Her Family's 10-acre Chemical-laden Land into Organic Farm; You Will Be Amazed To Know Her Story January 23, 2022 11:26 am P Buvaneshwari in Her Family's 10-acre Chemical-laden Land, which is now an Organic Farm P Buvaneshwari's greatest strengths are conviction and perseverance. It's why she was able to convince her in-laws to farm organically, an approach that …
  • A vote for robust civic governance: T.N. all set for civic polls after 10 years January 23, 2022 8:17 am While political parties are picking their candidates for the urban local bodies, experts point out the significant difference elected local bodies can make in urban governance. With the Supreme Court’s deadline of January 27 set to expire in a few days, …
  • ‘Conversion’ death: Parents told to take body January 23, 2022 6:30 am By Express News Service MADURAI:  The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Saturday requested the parents of the Class 12 girl, who allegedly died by suicide in Thanjavur four days ago, to receive the body and conduct last rites. Justice GR …
  • Building on barriers: Tenkasi police inspector's journey from cop to Mr. Tamil Nadu January 23, 2022 3:59 am Express News Service TENKASI: After another draining day at work three years ago, then 48-year-old Stephen Jose told his fellow police officers that he would like to take part in a body-building competition. It was routine for the khaki-troop to indulge in …
  • COVID-19 cases across T.N. cross the 30,000-mark January 22, 2022 11:59 pm While cases in Chennai continued to decline, 30 other districts reported an increase in fresh infections Tamil Nadu recorded 30,744 COVID-19 cases on Saturday. The last time cases crossed 30,000 was during the peak of the second wave, when 36,184 were …
  • In Tamil Nadu Schoolgirl's Suicide, Court Directs Holding Of Last Rites January 22, 2022 1:29 pm Police say the girl had not initially complained about the alleged conversion. (Representational) Chennai: The Madras High Court's Madurai bench on Saturday directed the parents of the 17-year-old girl who died by suicide on Wednesday - after alleging …
  • Transgender activist threatened in Mamallapuram January 22, 2022 9:38 am Gopi Shankar Madurai, south regional representative of National Council for Transgender Persons, alleged that he was threatened by six unidentified persons who owe allegiance to a political party while walking near his residence in Mamallapuram. On Friday …
  • HC quashes FIR against man for derogatory post against late CDS January 22, 2022 8:17 am By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Friday quashed an FIR registered against a man for making derogatory remarks on social media against the late Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat, while commenting on …
  • Madras HC tells Thanjavur police to conduct themselves appropriately in suicide case January 22, 2022 8:17 am By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court warned the Thanjavur police to 'conduct themselves appropriately' in the investigation being undertaken into the death of a Class 12 student. The girl committed suicide in …
  • HC refuses to order CBI probe in Ramanathapuram youth’s death January 22, 2022 8:17 am By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Friday refused to order a CBI probe into a case registered over the death of a 20-year-old youth L Manikandan of Ramanathapuram last month. Dismissing a petition filed by Manikandan …
  • The old city of Madras comes alive in Manohar Devadoss and Sujatha Shankar’s Madras Inked January 22, 2022 7:45 am Thanks to the pandemic, you and your backpack have been homebound more than ever. It’s a good time to turn to a book that hasn’t been shrunk to a portable paperback. You can browse at leisure, see pictures and read text in multiple fonts – on that …
  • Cloud of confusion hovers over boy’s death at school January 22, 2022 5:20 am Express News Service MADURAI : A week has passed since the death of a Class X boy on school campus, but confusions and contradictions are yet to die away.     When D Saravana Pandian, father of the deceased S Santhosh, allege the delay from the part of the …
  • What would be a fitting reward for Jallikattu winners? Cars, tractors or govt jobs January 22, 2022 5:20 am Express News Service MADURAI: The season of world-renowned Jallikattu of Madurai, a three-day festival of bull-taming sport, has drawn to a close. Prizes awarded to best tamers and owners of the finest bulls are now a point of discussion as towels and …
  • Watch: Funny Video Shows The Struggles Of Dining Out With A Mask On; Can You Relate? January 21, 2022 11:41 pm The post-Covid era has been new and challenging for each one of us. Masks and sanitisers have become the most essential things we look for, the moment we step out. Social distancing is a practice that we have slowly wrapped our heads around and casual …
  • ‘Exempt all branded essential food prods under GST’ January 21, 2022 11:20 pm Madurai: The Agrofood chamber of commerce and industry (agrofood chamber) has urged the union government to exempt all branded essential food products under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) at par with the same products such as unbranded. This has been …
  • Madurai-based lensman brings folk fraternity's fame in frames January 21, 2022 9:59 pm Express News Service Na nalla irukkena (do I look nice)? What about my hair and pottu? How else would you like me to pose?,” asks an excited Muthammal, dolled up in a pink pattu sari and gold jewellery. "Semmaya irukinga (You look superb). Hold on to …
  • Hardworking local coaches behind Manipur being hotbed of women’s football January 21, 2022 8:00 pm Chaoba Devi was visiting her maternal grandparents in Angtha, roughly 25km from Imphal, when she saw a puny girl playing with full energy with a bunch of other kids on a barren, uneven surface. There was something about her that immediately caught Chaoba’s …
  • Madurai corporation updates Covid-19 info on website January 21, 2022 10:18 am
  • TN: Jallikattu begins at Chettipalayam in Coimbatore January 21, 2022 8:54 am Jallikattu (a traditional bull-taming event) was inaugurated by ​​​​electricity minister V Senthil Balaji at Chettipalayam in Coimbatore on Friday amid Covid-19 restrictions.COIMBATORE: Jallikattu (a traditional bull-taming event) was inaugurated by …
  • Madras HC asks top Industries department official to act in Rs 500 crore mining case January 21, 2022 2:29 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has directed the Additional Chief Secretary for Industries Department S Krishnan to take appropriate action on a request by Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) to prosecute officials of …
  • Can social media firms be treated as accused in criminal cases: Madras HC asks state government  January 21, 2022 2:29 am By Express News Service MADURAI: Taking note of misuse of social media platforms like YouTube for committing crimes, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Thursday sought a reply from the Tamil Nadu government and the opinion of advocates at large as …
  • Madurai: Man arrested for attacking bulls with stick during Jallikattu January 20, 2022 4:21 pm Jan 20, 2022, 09:00PM ISTSource: ANIA case was registered under ‘Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act’ against a person for attacking bulls with a stick during Jallikattu in Madurai of Tamil Nadu. Video of the brutal thrashing surfaced on the internet on …
  • Man arrested for attacking bulls during Jallikattu festival in Madurai January 20, 2022 7:52 am Madurai: Police have arrested a man for attacking bulls with a stick in Palamedu Jallikattu in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu, said V Baskaran, Madurai Superintendent of Police (SP) on Thursday. A case has been registered under the 'Prevention of …
  • TN logs 26,981 new Covid cases in last 24 hrs January 20, 2022 2:50 am Representative imageCHENNAI: At least 35 people died due to Covid-19 on Wednesday, when Tamil added 26,981 new cases compared to 23888 cases on Tuesday. "We expected an increase in cases following heightened festive activity and travel last week,…
  • Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin forms state's fourth Police Commission headed by retired judge January 20, 2022 1:55 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday constituted a Police Commission headed by a retired judge of the Madras High Court, CT Selvam. The commission is aimed at improving the relationship between police and the …
  • Daily tally nears 27,000; cases rise in most districts January 19, 2022 9:01 pm A total of 26,981 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, taking the State’s overall tally past 30 lakh. Cases rose in all districts except Chennai and Ranipet. The number of deaths also rose, with 35 persons (23 in private …
  • Case made for more Corporation Higher Secondary Schools in Tiruchi January 19, 2022 4:14 pm Educationists expect Tiruchi Corporation to initiate measures for upgrade of some of its high schools into higher secondary schools in the interests of the working class. Currently, there are only two Corporation Higher Secondary Schools in the city. The …
  • Coconut-cum-copra secret auction held January 19, 2022 4:14 pm A coconut-cum-copra secret auction was held on Tuesday at the Vadipatti regulated market for the benefit of farmers. The auction was conducted adhering to COVID-19 guidelines, said the Madurai Market Committee. Six lots of coconuts were traded and the …
  • Stalin unveils new buildings in various districts January 19, 2022 2:00 pm Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Wednesday unveiled the foundation stone for the construction of a new Collectorate in Mayiladuthurai virtually. He also inaugurated new buildings constructed by the Revenue Department in various locations at a cost of ₹26.66 …
  • CPI(M) seeks four industrial estates in Madurai district January 19, 2022 10:44 am The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has sought four new industrial estates in Madurai district to solve unemployment problem. The party’s Madurai MP, Su. Venkatesan and district secretaries, M. Ganesan and K. Rajendran handed over a memorandum …
  • 643 fresh Covid cases in Madurai, 471 in Trichy January 19, 2022 10:24 am
  • Sara Ali Khan dials up THIS director from Indore, sends him photos of delicious food January 19, 2022 9:41 am Sara Ali Khan was recently seen in Atrangi Re with Akshay Kumar and Dhanush. The film had a digital release on Disney+Hotstar and it opened to mixed responses from the critics and audiences alike. Though the film was released on December 24, 2021, Sara …
  • India Should Stop Using Abusive Foreign Funding Law January 18, 2022 5:50 pm (Geneva) – The Indian government should immediately stop harassing the Centre for Promotion of Social Concerns and its program unit People’s Watch, ten human rights groups said today. The government should stop using the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act …
  • Chennai, Tambaram to have Dalit women as Mayors January 18, 2022 4:32 pm Chennai: Chennai and Tambaram Corporations will be electing Schedule Caste Women as Mayors in the coming urban local body elections as per the reservation of the posts, notified by the government on Monday. The Avadi Mayor post has been reserved for …
  • MP seeks ESI hospital for Aruppukottai January 18, 2022 2:17 pm The Union Government is ready to construct a new ESI hospital in Aruppukottai for the benefit of weavers of the region, said Virudhunagar MP, B. Manickam Tagore. Talking to reporters here on Tuesday, he said that he had taken up with the Union Minister of …
  • Tamil Nadu activists warn of rise in child sexual abuse as schools remain shut due to pandemic January 18, 2022 12:09 pm By IANS CHENNAI: Child rights activists in Tamil Nadu have warned of the possibility of children being sexually harassed following the closure of schools till January 31 owing to the surge in the number of Covid cases in the state. It may be noted that …
  • Mayor posts of Chennai and Tambaram Corporations reserved for women of scheduled caste January 18, 2022 11:49 am By Chennaivision in Cinema News, News January 18, 2022 As the State gets ready for urban local body elections, the Municipal Administration and Water Supply (Election) department has reserved mayor posts of two city Corporations, including Chennai, to …
  • 640 new Covid cases in Madurai, 495 in Trichy January 18, 2022 10:02 am
  • SC women to get Chennai mayor post January 18, 2022 7:22 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The post of Mayor for Chennai has been reserved for Scheduled Castes (women).  The State government on Monday notified the reservations of the office of Mayors of municipal corporations. As per the G.O., the Mayor’s post in …
  • Chennai Mayorship reserved for SC woman candidate January 18, 2022 6:22 am In a significant decision, the Tamil Nadu Government on Monday issued orders to reserve the Chennai Mayor post for a woman belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC) when ordinary elections are conducted for the urban local bodies in 2022. It also reserved the …
  • ‘It’s all about respect’: A transwoman’s journey to empowerment through Jallikattu January 17, 2022 10:57 am “Thirunangai Sindhamani akka kaalai varudhu paaru (Transwoman Sindhamani’s bull is approaching)” Over the years, these very words from the announcer have had an electrifying effect on the crowd as well as the participants at the renowned Alanganallur …
  • Alanganallur Jallikattu off to a roaring start even as Covid-19 held a nation on tenterhooks January 17, 2022 9:34 am Express News Service MADURAI: Jallikattu at Alanganallur, in Madurai district, a rage of lovers of this rural sport, took to a roaring start on Monday even as the surge of new variant Omicron driven Covid-19 cases left a nation on tenterhooks. As if aware …
  • 3,696 active Covid cases in Madurai, 3,150 in Trichy January 17, 2022 7:35 am
  • Day 3 of Jallikattu begins in Alanganallur area of Madurai January 17, 2022 6:09 am Madurai (Tamil Nadu) [India], January 17 (ANI): Day three of the world famous Jallikattu event began in Alanganallur area of Madurai in Tamil Nadu on Monday morning. The Alanganallur Jallikattu event, which was earlier slated to be held on January 16 in …
  • The rise and decline of Tamil Buddhism January 17, 2022 4:51 am (MENAFN- NewsIn.Asia) By P.K.Balachandran Colombo, January 17 (Daily Mirror): Barring scholars, very few in Sri Lanka would know, or readily acknowledge, that in the past Buddhism had flourished among the Tamils both in Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka. There was“ …
  • IOC To Invest Rs 7,000 Crore In City Gas Distribution Networks January 16, 2022 9:02 pm Indian Oil will invest Rs 7,000 crore in setting up city gas distribution networks across country New Delhi: Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) on Sunday said it will invest over Rs 7,000 crore in setting up city gas distribution (CGD) networks in the cities for …
  • Indian Oil to invest Rs7,000 crore in new CGD projects  January 16, 2022 2:25 pm NEW DELHI : Indian Oil Corp. Ltd plans to invest ₹7,000 crore in new city gas distribution (CGD) projects, the state-run company said on Sunday, adding that it has secured nearly 33% of the demand potential in the recently-concluded eleventh CGD bidding …
  • IOC to invest Rs 7,000 cr in city gas after it secures 33% market areas January 16, 2022 1:38 pm Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), the nation's largest oil firm, on Sunday said it will invest over Rs 7,000 crore in setting up city gas distribution networks in the cities for which it has secured a licence in the latest bidding round. IOC secured 33 per …
  • Karthi is a boon to directors, says director Muthiah January 16, 2022 1:38 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) Muthiah, who has directed actor Karthi's upcoming film 'Viruman', says that the actor is actually a boon to directors. Says Muthiah, 'You can present actor Karthi in any way you want. He can be shown as …
  • IOC bags city gas licenses for 9 geographical areas in XIth bidding round January 16, 2022 1:07 pm Indian Oil Corp has bagged city gas licenses for 9 out of the 15 high-potential geographical areas (GAs) in the latest bidding round and plans to invest Rs 7,000 crore in developing infrastructure in these areas, the company said in a statement. The …
  • Jallikattu: Bull tamers want govt to provide jobs January 16, 2022 12:40 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Jan 16 (IANS) S. Prabhakaran from Podhambu in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu, who was the winner of the best bull tamer award at the Palamedu Jallikattu held on Saturday, urged Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to provide government jobs …
  • How Mattu Pongal is celebrated in Tamil Nadu January 16, 2022 11:38 am “Come on now, Ponni. Stay still for a moment, will you?” Farmer G Thangavel sighs as the five-month-old calf scuttles about the shed. He has brought her a marigold garland in view of Mattu Pongal and is trying to tie it around her neck. “She was expecting …
  • Palamedu Jallikattu: It showered gold coins as bull tamers demonstrated their skills January 16, 2022 9:51 am Express News Service MADURAI: Gold coins were showered as rewards throughout the seven rounds of Palamedu Jallikattu (bull-taming sport) this year, signaling the changes the sport is undergoing, including attracting more sponsors from across the state. …
  • 3 men held for killing auto driver January 16, 2022 8:59 am Coimbatore: Three men have been arrested in Tirupur district for murdering their friend, who was an autorickshaw driver, in a dispute over sharing stolen cash. The Tirupur North police identified the accused as 27-year-old A Siddiq and 21-year-old A Manoj, …
  • 6 containment zones in Madurai as Covid surge continues January 16, 2022 7:38 am
  • Tasmac reaps bumper harvest on Pongal day, rakes in over Rs 317 crore January 16, 2022 2:08 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Amid the criticism regarding Tasmac outlets remaining open despite the surge in Covid-19 cases, liquor worth more than Rs 317 crore was sold from these shops across the State on January 14 — Pongal day. The single-day sale …
  • Tiruchy: Spectator and bull owner killed, scores suffer injuries in jallikattu January 16, 2022 2:07 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A bull owner and a spectator were gored to death in Madurai and Tiruchy over the past two days. Police said Meenatchi Sundaram (29) of Srirangam, an auto driver and jallikattu enthusiast, was killed while bringing his bull …
  • Four short films of Auroville Film Institute wins accolades at film festivals January 15, 2022 8:49 pm PUDUCHERRY: Four short films made by students of the Auroville Film Institute (AFI)  over the year 2021 have received accolades in film festivals.   Swanand Kottewar’s ‘Haalat’ was selected in the 23rd Madurai International Documentary and Short Film …
  • Long weekend lockdown leads to crash in prices of flowers January 15, 2022 4:27 pm The prices of jasmine, button rose and other flower varieties have crashed in the span of a fortnight at the Maatuthavani Wholesale Flower Market. After the State government announced closure of temples for three consecutive days in a week - Friday, …
  • TN govt to install statue of Mullaperiyar dam builder Pennycuick in UK January 15, 2022 2:22 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday announced that the state government would build a statue of British Engineer Colonel John Pennycuick, the man who made the Mullaperiyar dam in a park in Camberly in the …
  • Tamil Nadu: One dead, 80 injured in 'Jallikattu' competition January 15, 2022 1:47 pm Image Source : PTI. Tamers attempt to get on to the hump of a bull as part of the traditional Jallikattu festival, in Madurai district, Friday, Jan.15, 2021.    One person succumbed to injuries in Jallikattu competition in Avaniyapuram area of Madurai 80 …
  • Tasmac Pongal sales cross ₹500 crore in TN, Madurai region sees highest sales January 15, 2022 1:33 pm The Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation Limited, popularly known as Tasmac, sold liquor worth ₹520.13 crore during this Pongal festival season, an increase of 24.67% when compared to last year’s sales. On January 13, the total collection was ₹203.05 …
  • TN govt. to install Pennycuick’s statue in UK, says CM January 15, 2022 1:33 pm Col. Pennycuick, a British Army engineer, was instrumental in the construction of the Mullaperiyar dam; TN govt to seek permission from UK to put up statue at his birthplace The Tamil Nadu government will install a statue of Col. Pennycuick in Camberley, …
  • TN Govt to install statue for Pennycuick in his native town in England: CM January 15, 2022 1:05 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday announced that the Tamil Nadu government will install a statue of Colonel John Pennycuick, the British engineer who built the Mullaiperiyar dam, in his native town of Camberley in …
  • TN sees Rs 650 crore sales at TASMAC in 3 days due to Pongal festival January 15, 2022 8:48 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News January 15, 2022 The liquor sales in the last three days in Tamil Nadu have crossed more than Rs 650 crore with the revenue on January 14 alone touching Rs 317.08 crore. Sources from Tamil Nadu State Marketing …
  • Second day of Jallikattu begins at Palamedu January 15, 2022 8:48 am Jallikattu competition begins in the Palamedu area of Madurai in Tamil Nadu today morning. People gathered to mark the second day of bull-taming sport Jallikattu in Madurai early today. Earlier on Friday, one person succumbed to injuries and 80 others were …
  • Ministers flag off Palamedu jallikattu in Madurai amid Covid safety protocols January 15, 2022 8:25 am By Express News Service MADURAI: Flagged off by Minister for Commercial Taxes and Registration, P Moorthy and Finance Minister PTR Palanivel Thiagarajan in the presence of District Collector S Aneesh Sekhar, the jallikattu event in Palamedu began with …
  • 1 Dead, 80 Injured As Jallikattu Contests Begin In Tamil Nadu's Madurai January 15, 2022 1:03 am Jallikattu: The Madurai district will host the grand finale at Alanganallur on Monday. Madurai: An 18-year-old man was killed by a raging bull at the Avaniyapuram Jallikattu festival in Tamil Nadu's Madurai on Friday. The popular bull-taming …
  • Avaniapuram jallikattu | Spectator gored to death, over 80 participants injured January 14, 2022 4:55 pm Madurai’s first bull-taming event of the Pongal season, the Avaniapuram jallikattu was held on January 14 amidst COVID-19 restrictions. One spectator was gored to death by a bull, and at least 80 participants were injured at the event. The spectator, 19- …
  • Megha Engineering, Adani Gas top winners of city gas distribution licences January 14, 2022 4:35 pm Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd (MEIL) walked away with the most 15 licences to retail CNG to automobiles and piped cooking gas to households in the latest city gas bidding round, while a joint venture of billionaire Gautam Adani's gas arm …
  • Tamil Nadu: 48 injured during Jallikattu event January 14, 2022 3:51 pm Jan 14, 2022, 09:01PM ISTSource: ANIJallikattu competition held at Avaniyapuram village in Madurai district, Tamil Nadu. Over 5,000 bulls were registered to participate in three events. As per health officials, about 48 persons sustained injuries in …
  • Jallikattu held in TN as part Pongal celebrations January 14, 2022 10:03 am (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's traditional bull taming sport Jallikattu is being held in Avaniapuram, Madurai district, on Friday on the occasion of Pongal. Over 500 bulls and 300 bull tamers are registered for the game that began …
  • 19% of adults yet to take first dose in Madurai January 14, 2022 10:00 am
  • Avaniyapuram jallikattu begins with fervour in Madurai amid COVID-19 pandemic January 14, 2022 6:25 am Express News Service MADURAI: Though the COVID-19 pandemic reared it's ugly head up once again in the State this year, prompting the government to impose a stricter lockdown, the first jallikattu event of this Pongal season in Madurai began …
  • HC condemns officials for not filing counter affidavits January 13, 2022 5:06 pm Condemning the attitude of TNEB and TANGEDCO officials for failing to file a counter affidavit before the court on a petition that sought compensation, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court directed the authorities to pay ₹5 lakh as compensation to …
  • HC upholds life sentence imposed on two persons for murdering a woman January 13, 2022 3:18 pm The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has confirmed the life sentence imposed on two persons for the murder of a young homemaker in 2015 in Chinna Chokkikulam, Madurai. The duo had murdered the woman in her house and stole her jewels. A Division Bench …
  • Hindu Munnani workers arrested for vandalising saint’s statue in Coimbatore church January 26, 2022 5:11 pm The police on Wednesday arrested two Hindu Munnani workers on charge of vandalising the shrine and statue of St. Sebastian at the entrance of the Holy Trinity Cathedral, Ramanathapuram, on Sunday night.The arrested were Madankumar (23) alias ‘Milky’ of …
  • TN to restore water bodies for recharging groundwater level January 26, 2022 6:12 am (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Water Resources department is planning to restore, repair, and renovate water bodies across the state to increase the storage capacity and groundwater levels. The Water Resources Department (WRD) is …
  • ASIA/INDIA - Statue of St. Sebastian destroyed in a Catholic church in Tamil Nadu January 26, 2022 2:43 am Coimbatore (Agenzia Fides) - Two unidentified men destroyed a statue of St. Sebastian located in the premises of the Holy Trinity Catholic Cathedral in Ramanathapuram, in the district of Coimbatore in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. As Fides …
  • Covid case trend in TN to be known in three days: Ma Subramanian January 26, 2022 2:26 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Health Minister Ma Subramanian said it would be known in three days if the Covid-19 cases in the State would increase further or decrease. He added the State is hopeful since there has been a slight decrease in fresh cases …
  • Search on for those who vandalised saint’s statue in Coimbatore church January 25, 2022 6:33 pm The police on Tuesday continued their search for the two persons who vandalised the shrine and statue of St. Sebastian on the compound of Holy Trinity Cathedral, Ramanathapuram, here on Sunday night. A senior police officer said the investigation team had …
  • Statue of St Sebastian vandalized at a church in Coimbatore, case registered January 24, 2022 3:41 pm By IANS CHENNAI: Coimbatore police have registered a case against two unidentified men who had allegedly vandalized a statue of St Sebastian at a church in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The incident took place late on Sunday. According to the Police, the statue …
  • Statue In Church Found Vandalised In Tamil Nadu: Police January 24, 2022 11:07 am Further investigations are on, police said.(Representational) Coimbatore: Tension prevailed in the Ramanathapuram area in the city on Monday morning after devotees found a statue in a church allegedly vandalised. After being alerted, the management of Holy …
  • Ramanathapuram fishers threaten to give up Indian citizenship if Centre does not secure release of TN fishers jailed in Lanka January 24, 2022 10:47 am Ramanathapuram district fishermen have threatened to submit all documents relating to their Indian citizenship to the district collector on February 2, if the Centre failed to secure the release of all the fishermen from Tamil Nadu lodged in Sri Lankan …
  • Sri Lankan government to auction boats seized from Tamil Nadu fishermen January 24, 2022 10:40 am By IANS CHENNAI: The fisheries and aquatic department of Sri Lanka will be auctioning 105 fishing boats seized from Tamil Nadu fishermen over the years. The department has already issued advertisements in newspapers in the island nation calling for bidders …
  • Statue of St. Sebastian vandalised in Coimbatore church January 24, 2022 9:04 am Two unidentified men vandalised a statue of St. Sebastian at the premises of a church in Coimbatore late on Sunday. The police said that a statue of St. Sebastian, at the shrine at the entrance of the Holy Trinity Church at Ramanathapuram in the city, was …
  • Lanka to auction 105 seized boats, fishers all at sea January 24, 2022 8:08 am Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM:  The Sri Lankan government has planned to auction at least 105 boats seized from Tamil Nadu fishermen over the years, sparking outrage and concern among the State’s fishing community.  As the island nation’s department of …
  • HC refuses to order CBI probe in Ramanathapuram youth’s death January 22, 2022 8:17 am By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Friday refused to order a CBI probe into a case registered over the death of a 20-year-old youth L Manikandan of Ramanathapuram last month. Dismissing a petition filed by Manikandan …
  • TN: Jallikattu begins at Chettipalayam in Coimbatore January 21, 2022 8:54 am Jallikattu (a traditional bull-taming event) was inaugurated by ​​​​electricity minister V Senthil Balaji at Chettipalayam in Coimbatore on Friday amid Covid-19 restrictions.COIMBATORE: Jallikattu (a traditional bull-taming event) was inaugurated by …
  • Sri Lanka Navy personnel sink boat of TN fishermen, chase them away  January 20, 2022 11:57 am By PTI RAMESHWARAM: A group of Indian fishermen were allegedly attacked by Sri Lankan Navy personnel when they were fishing near the island nation's waters and a boat was sunk following a collision, a senior Fisheries department official said here. As …
  • Sri Lankan Naval ship rams and sinks T.N. fishing boat January 20, 2022 9:52 am A Sri Lankan naval ship reportedly rammed a fishing boat from Tamil Nadu on the high seas near Katchatheevu island and let it sink with seven fishermen from Ramanathapuram district on board. The incident happened late Wednesday night. However, after the …
  • TN logs 26,981 new Covid cases in last 24 hrs January 20, 2022 2:50 am Representative imageCHENNAI: At least 35 people died due to Covid-19 on Wednesday, when Tamil added 26,981 new cases compared to 23888 cases on Tuesday. "We expected an increase in cases following heightened festive activity and travel last week,…
  • Rekla carts stranded for third year in a row January 18, 2022 7:01 am Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: For the third year in a row, rekla-race-cart craftsmen have to do the heavy-lifting themselves, for the bullock cart races, an integral part of the Pongal festival, were not given permission in view of the third wave of …
  • Two 400-year-old spears missing from TN temple January 17, 2022 2:15 am The 3.5-cm-long spears of gold and copper were kept in the sanctum sanctorum of a Perumal temple in NathamMADURAI: Two small spears of gold and copper that have been taken in an annual ritual procession from Karaikudi to the Palani temple for the last 422 …
  • How Mattu Pongal is celebrated in Tamil Nadu January 16, 2022 11:38 am “Come on now, Ponni. Stay still for a moment, will you?” Farmer G Thangavel sighs as the five-month-old calf scuttles about the shed. He has brought her a marigold garland in view of Mattu Pongal and is trying to tie it around her neck. “She was expecting …
  • TN govt to install statue of Mullaperiyar dam builder Pennycuick in UK January 15, 2022 2:22 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday announced that the state government would build a statue of British Engineer Colonel John Pennycuick, the man who made the Mullaperiyar dam in a park in Camberly in the …
  • TN govt. to install Pennycuick’s statue in UK, says CM January 15, 2022 1:33 pm Col. Pennycuick, a British Army engineer, was instrumental in the construction of the Mullaperiyar dam; TN govt to seek permission from UK to put up statue at his birthplace The Tamil Nadu government will install a statue of Col. Pennycuick in Camberley, …
  • TN Govt to install statue for Pennycuick in his native town in England: CM January 15, 2022 1:05 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday announced that the Tamil Nadu government will install a statue of Colonel John Pennycuick, the British engineer who built the Mullaiperiyar dam, in his native town of Camberley in …
  • Active Covid cases cross 2,000 in Madurai, Trichy January 13, 2022 10:35 am Representative imageMADURAI/TRICHY: The number of active Covid-19 cases in Madurai crossed 2,000 to touch 2,193 on Wednesday, just two days after reaching the 1,000 mark. It is the highest in the district since June 18. At 498 new cases on Wednesday, …
  • PM’s speech at the Inauguration of 11 new medical colleges and a new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Tamil Nadu January 13, 2022 10:04 am Governor of Tamil Nadu, Shri R.N.Ravi, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri MK Stalin, Cabinet Minister Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, My colleague in the Council of Ministers Shri L. Murugan, Bharti Pawar Ji Ministers of the Tamil Nadu Government, Members of …
  • Three arrested, 70 sovereigns recovered in Ramanathapuram January 13, 2022 8:53 am Three persons from Theni district were arrested by a special team in Ramanathapuram district which recovered 70 sovereigns of gold jewellery from them. Following complaints of house break-ins in Ramanathapuram town a few days ago, Superintendent of Police …
  • PM opens 11 govt medical colleges in T.N. January 13, 2022 7:53 am Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated 11 government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu and said the future will belong to societies that invest in healthcare. After virtually inaugurating the medical institutions, Modi said the COVID- …
  • PM Modi inaugurates 11 new TN medical colleges January 13, 2022 3:39 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 11 new medical colleges and a new campus of the Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Tamil Nadu through videoconferencing from New Delhi on Wednesday. Participating in their first …
  • PM Modi inaugurates 11 new medical colleges in Tamil Nadu January 12, 2022 8:41 pm Chief Minister Stalin reiterates the State’s stand against NEET, requests PM to consider request favourably Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, virtually inaugurated 11 new government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu. The new colleges in Ariyalur, …
  • MBBS, medical PG seats in India up 80% since 2014: PM Modi January 12, 2022 6:44 pm Praising Tamil language and Tamil Nadu’s contribution in producing some of the world’s top engineers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated 11 new medical colleges and a Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) in the state and said that …
  • India has everything to be hub of medical tourism, says PM Modi January 12, 2022 3:42 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India has everything needed to be a hub of medical tourism and he envisions the country being the go-to destination for quality and affordable care. In his virtual address after inaugurating 11 medical …
  • India has everything to be hub of medical tourism: PM Modi January 12, 2022 3:38 pm New Delhi [India], January 12 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that India has everything needed to be a hub of medical tourism and he envisions the country being the go-to destination for quality and affordable care. In his virtual …
  • PM inaugurates 11 new medical colleges in TN January 12, 2022 3:04 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated 11 government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu. Modi virtually inaugurated the colleges. He also opened the new building of the Central Institute of Classical Tamil (CICT) here. The new medical colleges …
  • Once in a lifetime Covid pandemic has reaffirmed importance of health sector: PM January 12, 2022 1:53 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated 11 government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu and said the future will belong to societies that invest in healthcare. After virtually inaugurating the medical institutions, Modi said the …
  • PM assures support of Rs 3,000 cr in next 5 years to Tamil Nadu for developing health infrastructure January 12, 2022 1:53 pm By ANI NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said Tamil Nadu will get the support of more than Rs 3,000 crore in the next five years for developing health infrastructure. "The PM Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission aims to …
  • Modi to inaugurate 11 new government medical colleges in TN January 12, 2022 10:26 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate 11 new government medical colleges in Tiruvallur, Ariyalur, Kallakurichi, Tirupur, The Nilgiris, Nagapattinam, Namakkal, Krishnagiri, Dindigul, Ramanathapuram and Virudhunagar. The Prime Minister will inaugrate …
  • Five decades on, regional planning gets a boost in TN January 12, 2022 1:05 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Regional planning for Tamil Nadu got a new lease of life after 50 years with Housing Secretary Hitesh Kumar Makwanna notifiying the rules for preparing plans for 12 regions covering 1.36 lakh sq km in the State. Chief Minister …
  • Tamil Nadu getting 11 new medical colleges, new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil January 10, 2022 2:24 pm Tamil Nadu is getting 11 new Government Medical Colleges and a new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to inaugurate them virtually on January 12, 2022, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) …
  • PM to virtually inaugurate 11 medical colleges in Tamil Nadu tomorrow: Health Minister January 10, 2022 10:56 am Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian Tuesday said due to lockdown restrictions in view of a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was scheduled to visit Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu to inaugurate 11 new medical …
  • PM to inaugurate 11 new govt medical colleges across TN on Jan 12 January 10, 2022 9:42 am (MENAFN- IANS) New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate 11 new government medical colleges across Tamil Nadu and the new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Chennai, on January 12. The new medical …
  • Managing to stay afloat for 30 hours, braveheart TN fisherman rescued off Kasaragod coast January 8, 2022 3:31 am By Express News Service KASARAGOD: A fisherman, who fell off his boat 74km off Mangaluru coast, was rescued by Kasaragod’s fishermen after he managed to stay afloat for 30 hours in the sea. Joseph, 51, of Vannankundu in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram, was …
  • TN renews push to get Ramsar tag for 13 wetlands January 7, 2022 4:47 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Nearly two decades after Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary was designated as the lone Ramsar Site in Tamil Nadu, there is a renewed push from the current State government to get the coveted international recognition …
  • Covid cases witness rise in south, central Tamil Nadu January 4, 2022 9:56 am Representative imageMADURAI/TRICHy: The number of new Covid-19 cases in Madurai climbed to 19 on Monday, the highest in 73 days. The last time the district recorded more daily cases was on October 23. The district reported only five recoveries and the …
  • 4 arrested for smuggling gold worth Rs 1cr December 31, 2021 12:43 am Coimbatore: Officials with the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence have nabbed four passengers at the city airport for smuggling more than 2.2kg gold worth Rs 1.1 crore from Sharjah. They said the four were carriers and had visited Sharjah five days ago. …
  • 68 TN fishermen held in Sri Lanka- Madras HC seeks report from Union govt - The News Minute December 30, 2021 10:28 am Sri Lankan authorities had alleged that the Indian fishermen had entered the country's waters, crossing the international marine border. The Madras High Court on Wednesday, December 29, sought a status report from the Union government on 68 Tamil Nadu …
  • Man rapes woman with learning difficulties, held December 30, 2021 1:09 am Coimbatore: The Pollachi all-woman police arrested a 39-year-old wall painter on Wednesday for raping and impregnating a 28-year-old woman with learning difficulties and a 23-year-old daily wage labourer for sexually assaulting a 16-year-old girl. An …
  • Madras HC seeks report from Centre on plea for release of 68 fishermen from Lanka December 29, 2021 1:00 pm (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Wednesday sought a status report from the Centre on the 68 Tamil Nadu fishermen who are under judicial custody in Sri Lanka for allegedly violating the International waters. A division bench of …
  • In Tamil Nadu, a lack of political will to end the Palk Bay conflict December 28, 2021 7:14 pm Palk Bay, an important marine zone between south-eastern India and northern Sri Lanka, has been a source of dispute for long. The conflict between the two countries has flared up again with the arrest of 68 Indian fishermen, mostly from the Ramanathapuram …
  • Madurai has 3 new Covid cases, Trichy 10 December 25, 2021 5:42 am Representative imageMADURAI/TRICHY: Three new Covid-19 cases were added by Madurai district on Friday, making it the least in a day since February 11. Trichy recorded 10 fresh cases even as active cases slipped to 139 from 148 on Thursday. Maduri …
  • POCSO case against two TN school teachers December 25, 2021 12:10 am By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: Two teachers from Perumalkoil Government High School were booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.  Social Science teacher M Ramaraja (39) has been arrested and hunt is on for Math …
  • Computer instructor of a Coimbatore school suspended for misbehaving with girl students December 24, 2021 4:15 pm By Online Desk CHENNAI: The computer teacher of a government higher secondary school in Coimbatore was suspended for allegedly misbehaving with girl students. The students of the school in Vellalore had launched a protest on Thursday demanding action …
  • After student discovers Chola period coins, TN to excavate in Ramanathapuram December 17, 2021 6:11 am (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Dec 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu archeology department in association with the Archeological Survey of India (ASI) will be intensifying the mining process in Ramanathapuram district after a Class 12 student of a government school …
  • Ramanathapuram youth died of poisoning, says ADGP December 15, 2021 11:59 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News December 15, 2021 Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order), P Thamarai Kannan said that the final autopsy report reveals that the death of L Manikandan (22), a college student in Ramanathapuram district, …
  • Ramanathapuram student’s death: TamilNadu Human Rights Commission issues notice to IG December 11, 2021 3:40 am By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: Taking suo motu cognisance of the death of a 20-year-old college student who died at his house hours after alleged police brutality, the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has issued notice to the Inspector General …
  • Widespread rain in Ramanathapuram district on Thursday November 25, 2021 4:42 pm Holiday declared for schools; Collector has said public can contact helpline 1077 and WhatsApp number 7708711334 for rain-related assistance Widespread rain across Ramanathapuram district since Wednesday evening resulted in the district administration …
  • Sub-Inspector of Police hacked near Ramanathapuram October 6, 2021 3:39 pm A Sub-Inspector of Police, Tamil Selvan, of R. S. Mangalam police station suffered cut injury on his head after a man attacked him with a machete on Wednesday. He was admitted to the Ramanathapuram Government Medical College Hospital. Superintendent of …
  • Poll control room in Ramanathapuram September 20, 2021 4:54 pm Ramanathapuram Ramanathapuram police have set up an election control room to receive complaints of malpractices during the ordinary election to various posts of rural local bodies. People can call 04567-232672 to lodge any complaint with regard to the …
  • School teacher arrested for sexual harassment of class 9 student in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram June 22, 2021 9:25 pm By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: A 38-year-old Science teacher of a government-aided school in Mudukulathur was arrested on Tuesday under the POCSO Act on charges of sexually harassing a Class 9 student. The Ramanathapuram district police have urged …
  • Rainwater stored in tanks helps farmers in Ramanathapuram June 2, 2021 8:36 am Five months ago, when Ramanathapuram district experienced excess rainfall, the authorities led by Collector Dinesh Ponraj Oliver ensured that the water was not wasted. Once the water was saved in the tanks, officials from the Agriculture department swung …
  • Ramanathapuram: Two home inmates die of Covid, 13 positive May 19, 2021 11:52 pm By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: Two inmates of the Government Mental Health Hospital and Rehabilitation Centre in Erwadi died allegedly due to Covid-19 a few days ago and a cluster of 13 more positive cases was identified at the hospital on …
  • Ramanathapuram Forest Range Officer S Sathish on winning the International Ranger Award 2021 April 21, 2021 6:37 am Ramanathapuram Forest Range Officer S Sathish’s fascination for woods started at a young age. “My home is at Thalavadi, which is close to the Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary in Erode. As a child, I enjoyed sighting wild animals. I also had plenty of …
  • Man murdered near Ramanathapuram April 1, 2021 1:03 am
  • Ramanathapuram: 3 booked in gelatin sticks case February 15, 2021 11:31 am
  • Over 80,000 hectares of crops damaged in unseasonal rains in Ramanathapuram district February 6, 2021 11:54 am A Central inter-ministerial committee, that has come to Tamil Nadu, extensively inspected damaged crops in Ramanathapuram district on Friday. Presenting the damages, officials from the district administration said that the district’s normal annual average …
  • Assessment of crop damage in Ramanathapuram district under way January 28, 2021 3:34 am The district, which normally received 48.50 mm rainfall in January, had received 247.30 mm till January 20, said TN Agriculture Director V. Dakshinamoorthy here on Friday. Speaking to reporters, he said that the unseasonal rainfall had damaged the crops …
  • TN: 260 kg of ganja seized in Ramanathapuram January 18, 2021 5:55 pm
  • NEET, JEE preparatory materials distributed in Ramanathapuram January 4, 2021 3:38 pm MADURAI: Students of government Elite School in Ramanathapuram received their NEET and JEE entrance exam preparatory books and study material free of cost to help them prepare better. The books were donated by a NGO involved in helping government school …
  • Ramanathapuram will be biggest beneficiary of Cauvery-Gundar river link project, says CM January 2, 2021 4:42 pm Close to 1 lakh acres of land would get water for irrigation once the project has been completed, he said When the Cauvery-Gundar river linking project gets fully implemented, Ramanathapuram district would be the biggest beneficiary, as close to one lakh …
  • Ramanathapuram based bakery made cake statue of Maradona December 26, 2020 11:52 pm Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu) [India], December 27 (ANI): A Ramanathapuram-based bakery owner made a Diego Maradona statue of cake and placed it outside the shop in Tamil Nadu on Saturday as a tribute to the late football legend. The bakery made the six-foot- …
  • Ramanathapuram police seize 3,800kg of ration rice seized December 24, 2020 10:09 am
  • Man hacks estranged wife to death outside Ramanathapuram family court December 22, 2020 5:30 pm By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: In a shocking incident, a 32-year-old private school teacher was hacked to death, allegedly by her estranged husband, inside the Ramanathapuram district collectorate premises, minutes after she appeared for her …
  • Credit plan for Ramanathapuram released December 12, 2020 12:35 pm Collector Dinesh Ponraj Oliver on Saturday released the NABARD’s potential linked credit plan envisaging a credit flow of ₹4706.78 crore for 2021-22. Speaking to reporters, he said that the credit requirement of short term crop loan was estimated at ₹3049. …
  • Olive Ridley turtle rescued, let into sea in Ramanathapuram October 11, 2020 9:43 pm The Forest Department in Ramanathapuram district on Sunday rescued an adult Olive Ridley turtle that was caught in a fishing net and released it into the Palk Bay at Panaikulam seashore on Sunday. Ramanathapuram Forest Range Officer S. Sathish said that …
  • 4 dead as motorcycles collide in Ramanathapuram September 29, 2020 6:48 pm
  • 4 dead in a road mishap in Ramanathapuram September 29, 2020 3:54 pm
  • Tamil Nadu Chief Minister lays foundation stones for 220 projects in Ramanathapuram September 22, 2020 8:50 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Tuesday laid foundation stones for 220 new projects in Ramanathapuram district. The projects will be implemented at a cost of ₹70.54 crore. Development work projects which were completed to the tune of ₹ …
  • CB-CID gets custody of Sri Lankan police officer arrested in Ramanathapuram September 17, 2020 4:10 pm
  • Timing of Ramanathapuram SP’s transfer sparks debate September 4, 2020 6:54 pm By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: The sudden shunting out of Ramanathapuram Superintendent of Police RV Varun Kumar on Thursday night has sparked a debate among political observers. Adding fuel to the fire, the officer’s transfer has been kept in …
  • No shortage of masks, sanitizers at hospitals, says Ramanathapuram Collector June 28, 2020 9:29 am Clarifying that there was no shortage of face masks, gloves, sanitizers and disinfectants at the government hospital and in Primary Health Centres, District Collector K. Veera Raghava Rao said that in fact, every patient, who tested positive for COVID-19, …
  • Ramanathapuram: Six-member gang held in sexual assault case June 16, 2020 2:23 am By Express News Service RAMANATHAPURAM: The Chathirapatti police on Sunday arrested six men for allegedly forcing a 25-year-old woman to pose in obscene manner with her nephew, filming it, and robbing her at knifepoint near Poovilathur. Superintendent of …
  • Ramanathapuram cops seize suspected narcotic drugs June 5, 2020 1:03 pm Police officials show the seized items MADURAI: The Ramanathapuram district police seized various suspected narcotics and psychotropic substances, including amphetamine, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamine, on Friday. None were arrested in connection to the …
  • Man arrested for abusing cop in Ramanathapuram March 21, 2020 10:57 am
  • Man arrested for abusing police officer in Ramanathapuram March 21, 2020 8:58 am
  • Heavy rain disrupts life in Ramanathapuram district November 30, 2019 6:36 am Normal life was hit as heavy rain lashed several parts of Ramanathapuram district on Friday night, inundating residential and low-lying areas, uprooting trees and electric poles, and disrupting power supply. For the first time since the onset of northeast …
  • Tamil Nadu Rains: Schools closed in Ramanathapuram due to heavy downpour October 22, 2019 1:03 pm Apart from Ramanathapuram, the schools in Kochi also remain closed on Monday as heavy rainfall lead to water-logging in several areas. Image source: Representational Image/ File Tamil Nadu Rains: Due to heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, all schools in …
  • TN: Schools closed in Ramanathapuram due to heavy rainfall October 22, 2019 4:49 am
  • Watch: Peacocks dance along railway line in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram August 17, 2019 2:27 pm 17 Aug 2019, 07:14PM ISTSource: ANIIn Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district, several Peacocks in Tamil Nadu’s were seen dancing along the railway line. They were dancing nearby the railway line in Mandapam area of Ramanathapuram district. Peacock is …
  • Ramanathapuram bounces back, Sivaganga slips April 29, 2019 1:06 pm Ramanathapuram district bounced back from last year’s fifth rank in the State to second this year with an overall pass percentage of 98.48 in Class X examination, results of which were announced on Monday. Sivaganga — defending State topper — slipped to …
  • High alert after terror warning to TN, caller tells cops 19 terrorists present in Ramanathapuram April 27, 2019 6:17 am A high alert has been sounded across Tamil Nadu, after Karnataka DG-IGP Neelmani N Raju on Friday wrote to his counterparts in six states and an Union Territory after receiving a warning of terror attacks. In the letter, Raju said the Karnataka police …
  • Days after suicide bid, Ramanathapuram HIV positive donor dies December 31, 2018 1:34 am Express News Service MADURAI: Four days after he attempted suicide, the 18-year-old HIV+ donor from Ramanathapuram whose blood was transfused to a pregnant woman at Sattur government hospital, breathed his last on Sunday morning. The teenager attempted …
  • Three youths crushed to death in accident near Ramanathapuram October 17, 2018 9:56 am In a gruesome road accident, three people, including two teenagers were crushed to death and five others suffered injuries in a car-bus collision in Keelaselvanoor police limit in the district on Wednesday morning. Police said the deceased, identified as M …
  • TN CM wants Ramanathapuram, Hosur, Neyveli on UDAN air map soon June 23, 2018 9:10 am Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday requested Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu to connect Ramanathapuram, Hosur and Neyveli under the UDAN regional connectivity programme. In a letter to Prabhu text of which …
  • 150 kilogram of sea cucumber seized in Ramanathapuram district, two held January 16, 2018 7:48 am For representational purposes RAMESWARAM: Sea cucumber weighing around 150 kg and worth about Rs 25 lakh, meant to be smuggled to Sri Lanka, was seized from Erwadi, about 70 kms from here and two persons arrested in this connection, marine police said. A …
  • 150 kilogram of sea cucumber seized in Ramanathapuram district January 16, 2018 7:45 am For representational purposes RAMESWARAM: Sea cucumber weighing around 150 kg and worth about Rs 25 lakh, meant to be smuggled to Sri Lanka, was seized from Erwadi, about 70 kms from here and two persons arrested in this connection, marine police said. A …
  • Tight Security In Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram For Thevar Jayanthi, 8,000 Cops On Duty October 29, 2017 10:04 pm Chennai:  Around 8,000 police personnel have been deployed across Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district for the 110th birth anniversary of freedom-fighter-cum-spiritual leader Muthuramalinga Thevar, the icon of the Thevar community. The birth …
  • Pakistani national comes to Ramanathapuram by boat from Lanka, arrested July 24, 2017 3:17 am Mohammed Yunus RAMANATHAPURAM: A 65-year-old Pakistani national, who was staying in Ervadi without proper documents, was arrested on Sunday. The man identified as Mohammed Yunus, from Karachi, was arrested from a lodge. The arrest comes ahead of Prime …
  • Police Arrest Pakistani Man From Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram July 23, 2017 4:33 pm Chennai:  The police in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district have arrested a Pakistani man for allegedly entering India without valid documents. Police say 65-year-old Mohammed Yunice was arrested from a lodge at Erwadi. A senior officer said, "We …
  • Illegal immigrant arrested in TN's Ramanathapuram with Pak currency July 23, 2017 10:09 am Ramanathapuram: An illegal immigrant from Sri Lanka has been arrested by Erwadi Police from Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district. The Police have recovered Pakistani currency and four ID cards from his possession. The 60-year old accused, identified as …
  • Ramanathapuram encounter death case transferred to CB-CID April 18, 2017 1:12 am RAMANATHAPURAM: The Director General of Police (DGP) has transferred the case of a police encounter, in which 42-year-old dalit man was killed, to Crime Branch-Criminal Investigation Department (CB-CID) in the district. Despite the move, the family and …
  • Ramanathapuram: Tension on Ambedkar birth anniversary as police gun down Dalit man April 15, 2017 2:10 am MADURAI: A 46-year-old Dalit man, whose long-running feud with the members of upper castes earned him a spate of cases including murder attempts, was chased and gunned down by police personnel inside church premises in Ramanathapuram on Thursday night. The …
  • Tamil Nadu: Rowdy-sheeter shot dead in police encounter in Ramanathapuram district April 14, 2017 5:29 am By: PTI | Rameswaram | Updated: April 14, 2017 10:49 am Image for representational purpose A 42-year-old rowdy-sheeter was shot dead in an alleged encounter with police at Kodikondu near here, police said today. Govindan, wanted in several criminal cases, …
  • TN to restore water bodies for recharging groundwater level January 26, 2022 6:12 am (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Water Resources department is planning to restore, repair, and renovate water bodies across the state to increase the storage capacity and groundwater levels. The Water Resources Department (WRD) is …
  • 7-year-old TN girl wins PM Rashtriya Bal Puraskar award January 25, 2022 2:59 am By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: NC Vishalini, a class 2 student, from the district received Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar award and Rs 1 lakh from the Prime Minister Narendra Modi through videoconference on Monday for inventing Automatic …
  • Virudhunagar girl gets award from Modi for her invention January 24, 2022 3:10 pm A Virudhunagar girl, N.C. Vishalini, received Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at a function held through video conference mode, at the Collectorate here on Monday. The award carries a citation and a purse of ₹ 1 …
  • TN's smaller parties hope to make it big in state urban local body polls January 23, 2022 7:26 am (MENAFN- IANS) By Arun Lakshman Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) The urban local body polls scheduled to be held in February 2022 after a gap of six years are an opportune time for the fringe political parties of Tamil Nadu to prove their mettle and acceptability …
  • COVID-19 cases across T.N. cross the 30,000-mark January 22, 2022 11:59 pm While cases in Chennai continued to decline, 30 other districts reported an increase in fresh infections Tamil Nadu recorded 30,744 COVID-19 cases on Saturday. The last time cases crossed 30,000 was during the peak of the second wave, when 36,184 were …
  • 26,981 New Covid Cases In Tamil Nadu, 13% Increase After Pongal January 20, 2022 3:59 am The new cases were detected among the 1,44,816 samples tested today. Chennai: Tamil Nadu reported 26,981 new cases of Coronavirus in the last 24 hours, up by 12.9 per cent from yesterday, with the state's positivity rate at 18.6 per cent following …
  • Investment in the environment-friendly BioPlastics (PHA) technology; Technology Tie-Up / Joint Venture with AuraPHA to produce Biodegradable Plastics January 19, 2022 8:59 am New Delhi [India], January 19 (ANI/PNN): Vikas Ecotech Limited is pleased to announce its plans to invest in the environment-friendly BioPlastics (PHA) technology and in the advance stage of finalising a Technology Tie-Up/Joint Venture with Aurapha …
  • MP seeks ESI hospital for Aruppukottai January 18, 2022 2:17 pm The Union Government is ready to construct a new ESI hospital in Aruppukottai for the benefit of weavers of the region, said Virudhunagar MP, B. Manickam Tagore. Talking to reporters here on Tuesday, he said that he had taken up with the Union Minister of …
  • Virudhunagar police arrest complainant against former AIADMK minister KT Rajenthra Bhalaji January 17, 2022 1:44 am By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: Vijaya Nallathambi, who is one of the complainants against former minister KT Rajenthra Bhalaji in a job scam case, was arrested by the Virudhunagar District Crime Branch (DCB) police at Kovilpatti on Sunday. He was …
  • Tamil Nadu 'job scam' case: Former AIADMK Minister Rajenthra Bhalaji walks out of jail January 13, 2022 7:10 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Former Minister during the AIADMK regime, KT Rajenthra Bhalaji was released on Thursday from the central prison in Tiruchirappalli following the Supreme Court granting him bail. Bhalaji, arrested in a case of alleged job scam was released …
  • Active Covid cases cross 2,000 in Madurai, Trichy January 13, 2022 10:35 am Representative imageMADURAI/TRICHY: The number of active Covid-19 cases in Madurai crossed 2,000 to touch 2,193 on Wednesday, just two days after reaching the 1,000 mark. It is the highest in the district since June 18. At 498 new cases on Wednesday, …
  • PM’s speech at the Inauguration of 11 new medical colleges and a new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Tamil Nadu January 13, 2022 10:04 am Governor of Tamil Nadu, Shri R.N.Ravi, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Shri MK Stalin, Cabinet Minister Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, My colleague in the Council of Ministers Shri L. Murugan, Bharti Pawar Ji Ministers of the Tamil Nadu Government, Members of …
  • Three arrested, 70 sovereigns recovered in Ramanathapuram January 13, 2022 8:53 am Three persons from Theni district were arrested by a special team in Ramanathapuram district which recovered 70 sovereigns of gold jewellery from them. Following complaints of house break-ins in Ramanathapuram town a few days ago, Superintendent of Police …
  • Former AIADMK Minister Rajenthra Bhalaji released from prison January 13, 2022 8:07 am Former AIADMK Minister, K.T. Rajenthra Bhalaji, was released from the Central Prison in Tiruchi on Thursday morning on bail. Acting on a bail order granted by the Supreme Court, the prison authorities released him from judicial custody. A handful of AIADMK …
  • PM opens 11 govt medical colleges in T.N. January 13, 2022 7:53 am Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday inaugurated 11 government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu and said the future will belong to societies that invest in healthcare. After virtually inaugurating the medical institutions, Modi said the COVID- …
  • PM Modi inaugurates 11 new TN medical colleges January 13, 2022 3:39 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 11 new medical colleges and a new campus of the Central Institute of Classical Tamil in Tamil Nadu through videoconferencing from New Delhi on Wednesday. Participating in their first …
  • PM Modi inaugurates 11 new medical colleges in Tamil Nadu January 12, 2022 8:41 pm Chief Minister Stalin reiterates the State’s stand against NEET, requests PM to consider request favourably Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday, virtually inaugurated 11 new government medical colleges in Tamil Nadu. The new colleges in Ariyalur, …
  • Four killed in blast at fireworks unit in Virudhunagar district January 1, 2022 8:44 am New Year 2022 began on a tragic note for the fireworks industry in Virudhunagar district, with the death of four workers in a blast at the R.K.V.M. Fireworks unit in Kalathur, near Watrap. Out of eight others who have sustained injuries, M. Muniyandi (35) …
  • Virudhunagar likely to host PM, CM December 21, 2021 3:09 pm With the vantage location and completed infrastructure, Virudhunagar Government Medical College (VGMC) stands a good chance to host the function for inaugurating all the 11 new government medical colleges across the State by Prime Minister Narendra Modi …
  • Rain claims three lives in Virudhunagar district December 6, 2021 12:46 pm Virudhunagar Rain had claimed three lives in the district since Sunday night. While S. Kaliappan, 75, was killed after a wall of his old house collapsed following rain in Sengottai near here on Sunday night, K. Mutheeswari, 3, died in a similar accident at …
  • Leopard scare near Virudhunagar November 9, 2021 9:09 am Even as local residents had raised an alarm over a leopard prowling at the Amathur panchayat area, Forest Department officials have ruled out the possibility of the big cat straying into an area 50 km away from a reserved forest in the Western Ghats. …
  • Two murdered in Virudhunagar district November 8, 2021 10:48 am Two murders were reported in different places in Virudhunagar district on Monday. In one incident, the body of a 24-year-old young man, M. Selvaganesh, of Sendrayapuram, was found burnt on the bunds of a waterbody which comes under the W. Pudupatti police …
  • 60,865 vaccine doses administered in Virudhunagar September 26, 2021 3:38 pm Virudhunagar Virudhunagar district on Sunday vaccinated 60,865 persons, which is 106% of the 57,200 doses allotted for the third mega vaccination camp. A statement said that the vaccination camps were held at 514 locations – 239 locations in Virudhunagar …
  • Groom Sivakasi for global fireworks market: Virudhunagar MP September 25, 2021 3:01 am Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: In the background of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call - ‘Local goes Global: Make in India for the World’ - and the ban on fireworks imposed by the New Delhi government, TNIE spoke to Virudhunagar MP B Manickam Tagore, …
  • Two groups of teachers run open-community schools in Virudhunagar district September 5, 2021 4:04 am Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: We learn and unlearn several things through the course of our lives. And it is not uncommon to be back at square one, considering we still have our basics intact. Sadly, that is not the case with everyone, especially …
  • Virudhunagar police seize gutka worth Rs 17 lakh, 3 held August 30, 2021 10:12 am
  • Virudhunagar: Dog biting dog leaves shadow on nasty caste politics August 25, 2021 12:24 am By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: In an incident that recalls the beginning of Tamil film Pariyerum Perumal, caste Hindus from Kottaipatti village of Elayirampannai, near Sattur in the district, allegedly killed a dog belonging to a person of the …
  • Virudhunagar pioneers an ‘Udhayam’ for disabled August 21, 2021 12:28 am Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: When public spaces lag in becoming accessible to persons with disabilities, the Virudhunagar district has pioneered a scheme to ensure that at least the basic needs of the disabled persons can be met in their homes. …
  • Virudhunagar man's tiny tribute to Neeraj Chopra  August 12, 2021 10:15 am By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: This 45-year-old man's world is filled with miniatures of gold and silver. Meet Samuthiram (45) of Rajapalayam, a goldsmith and jeweller by profession for 25 years but a miniature artist at heart. A Commerce …
  • ₹10 crore allotted for drip irrigation to 1,668 hectares of horticulture crop in Virudhunagar July 25, 2021 10:20 am The Virudhunagar district administration has allocated ₹10 crore for providing drip irrigation to 1,668 hectares of horticulture farms for the year 2021-22. In a statement, Virudhunagar Collector, J. Meghanath Reddy, said that small and marginal farmers …
  • Roads in Virudhunagar help Tamil language travel next generation July 16, 2021 10:54 pm Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: Language is the road map of a culture. It tells you where its people come from and where they are going - Rita Mae Brown Taking a cue from the American writer, this panchayat president is on a mission; a mission to teach …
  • Special vaccination drive for persons with disabilities, transgender people begins in Virudhunagar June 24, 2021 12:11 pm The Virudhunagar district administration began a special COVID-19 vaccination drive for vulnerable people such as persons with disabilities and transgender people, on Thursday. Based on instructions from Virudhunagar Collector, J. Meghanath Reddy, the …
  • Tamil Nadu: 5-year-old among 3 die in blast at illegal firecracker factory in Virudhunagar June 21, 2021 2:32 pm Three persons including a five-year-old boy died in a blast at an illegal fire cracker unit at Kalaignar colony of Thayilpatti in Sattur on Monday morning. Local people said that fire broke out during the making of crackers. Police sources said that …
  • Virudhunagar cracker unit blast: NGT directs Tamil Nadu to conduct carrying capacity study June 20, 2021 12:47 pm By PTI NEW DELHI: The National Green Tribunal has directed the Tamil Nadu government to conduct a carrying capacity assessment of an area in the state's Virudhunagar district where a blast at a firecracker factory in February killed 19 workers. The …
  • 20-year-old in Virudhunagar may have longest tongue June 14, 2021 9:53 am
  • As no stocks available for people, Virudhunagar MP rejects second dose of COVID-19 vaccine June 8, 2021 10:13 am Congress MP, B. Manickam Tagore, said pressure from the Supreme Court and appeals from leaders of Opposition parties and CMs had forced PM Modi to announce that the Union government would bear the cost of COVID-19 vaccines for all States With government …
  • Installation of oxygen generator underway in Virudhunagar June 6, 2021 11:23 am Even as medical oxygen supply has stabilized in the hospitals in Virudhunagar district, installation of one oxygen generator has come as a big relief to Virudhunagar Government Medical College hospital. The generator, sponsored by National Highways …
  • Covid centres opened in Virudhunagar, Theni June 5, 2021 1:08 am By Express News Service CHENNAI/VIRUDHUNAGAR/THENI: Chief Minister MK Stalin inaugurated a special 200-bed Covid Treatment Centre in Virudhunagar and a similar facility, with 300 beds, at Kombai in Theni, through video-conferencing at the …
  • TN CM opens COVID-19 centres in Theni, Virudhunagar districts June 4, 2021 3:18 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday virtually opened COVID-19 Care Centres in Theni and Virudhunagar districts. A 300-bed facility has been set up at Kombai near Uthamapalayam in Theni district and another with 200 beds has been set up in K.V.S …
  • After Coimbatore, Virudhunagar sees sharp increase in Covid caseload May 29, 2021 1:25 am By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: The district stands second, next to Coimbatore, in the increase of the absolute number of Covid cases in a week. Virudhunagar has recorded 403 cases more than the number of cases recorded at the start of the week. Also …
  • 570 cases in Virudhunagar district May 15, 2021 4:00 pm Virudhunagar district reported 570 positive cases with a discharge of 402 patients which took the number of active cases closer to 3,999 on Saturday. The district reported three more deaths on Saturday, while the medical bulletin mentioned four deaths - …
  • Three of a family found dead near Virudhunagar April 27, 2021 8:21 am Three members of a family were found dead in their houses near Kariyapatti on Tuesday. The police identified the deceased as M. Muniyammal (40), her mother, Adaikkalam (65) and her daughter, Jayalalitha (16). While Muniyammal and her daughter lived in a …
  • Over 200 bars in Virudhunagar district closed, police anticipate law and order problems April 26, 2021 8:11 am A total of 147 bars attached to TASMAC retail shops and as many as 62 FL-2 and FL-3 private bars have been indefinitely closed down following an order from the district administration for their closure to contain the raising COVID-19 cases. The closure …
  • Strong wind damages crops in Virudhunagar district April 19, 2021 5:59 pm After a lockdown-induced loss in 2020 summer, strong wind played havoc for Madras Thorn Fruit (Kodikkaipuli) farmer K. Chinnathambi, 61, of Thathampatti this summer. A gale on Friday evening left many of his well-grown trees either uprooted or their …
  • Fire breaks out at firecracker factory in TN's Virudhunagar April 5, 2021 2:21 pm Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu) [India], April 5 (ANI): A fire broke out at a firecracker factory in the Duraiswamipuram area of Sivakasi in Virudhunagar district on Monday. According to District Magistrate, R Kannan, one person has died while two others have …
  • Virudhunagar fire: Three workers die March 15, 2021 1:34 am
  • Death toll mounts to 25 in Virudhunagar factory fire in TN March 9, 2021 2:26 pm Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 9 (ANI): The death toll in the February 12 blaze that broke out in a fireworks manufacturing factory in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar district has gone up to 25, the district collector said. The Virudhunagar Police …
  • Virudhunagar cracker unit blast toll rises to 21 as woman succumbs February 19, 2021 8:02 pm By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: The death toll from the blast at the Achankulam Sree Mariyammal Fireworks factory has risen to 21 after a 30-year-old woman succumbed to burn injuries on Friday morning.  Vai Jeyanthi Mala from Padanthal of Sattur was …
  • Virudhunagar blast death toll rises to 20, Tamil Nadu seeks amendment to Explosives Act  February 14, 2021 9:59 pm Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: The death toll in the Achankulam Sree Mariyammal Fireworks factory mishap rose to 20, with a 51-year-old man succumbing to burn injuries on Sunday evening. Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu revenue secretary K Phanindra Reddy asked …
  • 15 killed in accident at Virudhunagar cracker unit February 12, 2021 8:43 pm In one of the worst fireworks accidents in recent times, 15 workers were killed and 33 injured in an explosion that ripped through Sree Mariyammal Fireworks near Vembakottai in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu on Friday. “Fifteen workers have died, …
  • Man hacked to death in Virudhunagar district February 10, 2021 12:47 am
  • HC allows 15-year-old Virudhunagar girl to terminate pregnancy January 23, 2021 9:58 pm Taking cognisance of reports by medical experts, the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has permitted the termination of pregnancy of a 15-year-old girl from Virudhunagar. The court also ordered that a monthly maintenance of ₹5,000 be paid to the girl …
  • Intense wet spell take a toll on paddy crop in Virudhunagar January 19, 2021 1:30 pm Paddy grown in nearly half the extent of farmland in Virudhunagar district is feared destroyed by the recent incessant rain. While paddy coverage has been around 19,000 hectares, an official said that around 10,000 ha of the crop, especially in Narikudi, …
  • Credit potential assessed for Virudhunagar December 18, 2020 3:15 pm Virudhunagar The Potential-linked Credit Plan (PLP) for 2021-22 prepared by NABARD has assessed a credit potential of ₹ 8,668.44 crore for Virudhunagar district, with a projected growth of around 4% more than the projections for the current year. The PLP …
  • DMK, AIADMK party cadres clash in Virudhunagar December 7, 2020 5:51 pm By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: DMK and AIADMK cadres clashed in Virudhunagar on Monday while staging protests. While AIADMK cadre were protesting against DMK MP A Raja's comments against late chief minister J Jayalalithaa and CM Edappadi K …
  • Tamil Nadu CM's effigy burnt in Virudhunagar December 5, 2020 2:56 pm AIADMK cadres, who came to know of the Vellalar Munnetra Kazhagam member's move to burn the effigy, protested and tried to enter the private marriage hall where the detained persons were kept. MADURAI: Members of the Vellalar Munnetra Kazhagam were …
  • Cyclone Burevi: 17 houses damaged due to rainfall in Virudhunagar December 3, 2020 10:57 pm By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: Heavy rains damaged 17 houses at Kariapatti, Tiruchuli, Srivilliputhur, and Virudhunagar on Thursday evening. Responding quickly, the officials shifted all the residents to the nearest relief centres. District …
  • Fall Armyworm attack leaves Virudhunagar maize farmers in a lurch December 3, 2020 8:50 am Farmers say that maize raised on 1,200 acres could potentially be lost due to the pest attack An attack of Fall Armyworm on several acres of maize grown in the district has rendered over 80 days of hard work and huge investments on farm inputs, a wasteful …
  • Portion of bridge collapses near Virudhunagar November 17, 2020 4:06 pm Widespread incessant rain in Virudhunagar district on Monday that continued in some parts of the district on Tuesday evening led to the collapse of a portion of a road overbridge at R.R. Nagar on the Madurai-Tirunelveli highway. However, no one was injured …
  • 'AIADMK will win all 7 seats in Virudhunagar' October 15, 2020 9:15 pm
  • AIADMK will win all seven assembly constituencies in Virudhunagar: Minister KT Rajendra Bhalaji October 15, 2020 6:47 pm
  • 36 Amma mobile ration shops for Virudhunagar October 12, 2020 4:58 pm Thirty-six Amma mobile ration shops would be operational to serve 60 places in Virudhunagar district, Minister for Dairy Development K.T. Rajenthra Bhalaji said. Flagging of Amma mobile ration shops in the presence of Collector R. Kannan here on Monday, he …
  • Virudhunagar farmers encouraged to produce certified seeds for vegetables October 5, 2020 8:50 am For the first time, Department of Horticulture is providing subsidies on various components for farmers interested in producing certified seeds for various vegetables. The department has fixed a target of covering 16.4 hectare of land to produce 7.631 …
  • 153 flood-prone areas identified in Virudhunagar district October 3, 2020 4:41 pm Officials have been instructed to keep a close watch of 153 places identified as vulnerable for flooding during monsoon and prevent inundation. Reviewing the state of preparedness to face north-east monsoon here on Saturday, secretary of Social Welfare and …
  • Virudhunagar: Tasmac liquor shops shut on Fri September 10, 2020 2:57 pm
  • Operation Greens: Guava, sapotta farmers in Virudhunagar offered subsidies August 28, 2020 8:57 am The Department of Agriculture has invited guava and sapotta farmers to avail themselves of the benefits of the ‘Operation Greens’ scheme, by way of a 50% subsidy in transportation charges and cold storage facility rental charges. The scheme is aimed at …
  • Bluetooth masks a hit among Virudhunagar residents August 4, 2020 4:54 am By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: Masks, the lone fighter in the battle against Coronavirus, is no longer just a protective equipment. It's a fashion statement as well. Ask Nagarajan aka 'Pasumai India' Nagarajan from Virudhunagar who …
  • Number of containment zones in Virudhunagar up August 1, 2020 3:42 pm
  • Virudhunagar follows Chennai in Covid number July 28, 2020 5:51 pm
  • Record number of deaths, positive cases in Virudhunagar July 22, 2020 3:46 pm Virudhunagar district registered the highest single-day tally of 363 positive cases and death toll of six on Wednesday. With this, the district’s death toll rose to 34 and the total number of cases to 4,287. The day also saw the highest number of patients …
  • Virudhunagar cop suspended for taking bribe July 20, 2020 9:27 am Representative image MADURAI: A Virudhunagar West police inspector was placed under suspension for having received Rs 16,000 as bribe in a suicide case. A woman named Kogila had committed suicide in January due to a family dispute. Since she died within …
  • Number of active cases crosses 2,000 mark in Virudhunagar July 19, 2020 4:22 pm VIRUDHUNAGAR/MADURAI The number of active COVID-19 cases went past the 2,000-mark to reach 2,071 in Virudhunagar with the addition of 265 fresh cases on Sunday. The total number of positive cases in the district rose to 3,393. The death toll in the …
  • Head constable dies of Covid in Virudhunagar July 5, 2020 4:56 pm
  • Wife of COVID-19 victim dies by suicide in Chennai's Virudhunagar June 27, 2020 5:44 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The wife of a COVID-19 victim has died of suicide in Virudhunagar, on Saturday. Her 57-year-old husband was a railway booking staff working at Virudhunagar railway station while she was a teacher working at a private school …
  • COVID-19 contact tracing an uphill battle in Virudhunagar village April 23, 2020 9:06 pm By Express News Service MADURAI: Two new positive cases were reported from Kanniseripudhur, a remote village in Virudhunagar, and one from in Srivilliputhur on Thursday. With a total of 22 positive cases reported so far, Virudhunagar has crossed over to …
  • Villages in Madurai, Virudhunagar keep menstruating women away March 2, 2020 12:12 am Every time a woman in Pottal Pacheri gets her monthly period, she makes her way to a dilapidated room in the middle of the village where barely two people can stand comfortably. Even if she does not get it after 30 days, she usually ends up going to the …
  • Virudhunagar: 3 killed in blast at cracker unit February 20, 2020 2:00 am By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: Three persons, including a 16-year-old boy, were killed and six others were injured in an explosion at a firecracker unit in Chinnakamanpatti on Wednesday. It is believed that while workers were handling chemicals in a …
  • Three killed in firecracker unit blast at Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar February 19, 2020 12:51 pm By PTI VIRUDHUNAGAR Three people, including a 65-year-old woman, died and four others were injured in a blast at a firecracker manufacturing unit near Sattur in Virudhunagar district on Wednesday, police said. There were 30 people working in some sheds in …
  • Police open fire in the air to end clash between two communities near Virudhunagar  January 4, 2020 10:54 am By Express News Service VIRUDHUNAGAR: Police opened four rounds of fire to control a clash between two communities in Tiruchuli on Friday night after people belonging to one community pelted stones at the others' vehicles. Sengulam and Paralachi are …
  • Clash in TN’s Virudhunagar, police fire in air January 3, 2020 8:26 pm Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Police opened fire in Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar on Friday in order to disperse two clashing groups. According to the reports reaching at the police headquarters here, a group was returning home after paying their respects to freedom …
  • HC summons Virudhunagar SP June 14, 2019 5:02 pm MADURAI The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday summoned the Virudhunagar Superintendent of Police after a policeman complained that he was issued a charge memo 10 months after being acquitted of the same charges. Justice D. Krishnakumar …
  • Virudhunagar district slips to 6th rank April 29, 2019 2:18 pm After a fall in State ranking in overall pass percentage in Plus Two examination, Virudhunagar district slipped to sixth position in Class 10 examination too. Bucking State-wide trend of improvement, the district, which stood third in the State with 98.2% …
  • 4 of a family killed in Virudhunagar accident March 25, 2019 2:25 pm
  • Four of a family killed in accident in Virudhunagar district March 25, 2019 10:35 am
  • Firecracker industry's future to rule Virudhunagar polls March 20, 2019 6:05 am Chennai: The uncertainty hanging over the future of the Rs 6,000 crore fireworks industry is expected to burst as a major campaign plank for the opposition parties during the upcoming Lok Sabha polls in the Virudhunagar constituency of Tamil Nadu. " …
  • Four DPCs opened Virudhunagar January 29, 2019 2:26 pm Virudhunagar Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation has opened four direct procurement centres (DPCs) in the district to procure paddy at a remunerative price directly from the farmers. The DPCs have been opened at Seithur and Devadanam in Rajapalayam Taluk …
  • TN's Virudhunagar tops list of 111 aspirational dist. December 27, 2018 10:01 pm NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu has topped the chart of aspirational districts which have shown the most improvement in the six parameters on which the survey is based. The government think tank Niti Aayog launched the Aspirational Districts …
  • Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar tops list of 111 aspirational districts December 27, 2018 9:32 pm NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar in Tamil Nadu has topped the chart of aspirational districts which have shown the most improvement in the six parameters on which the survey is based. The government think tank Niti Aayog launched the Aspirational Districts …
  • Virudhunagar, Naupada, Sidharthnagar among top 3 December 27, 2018 1:07 pm NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog. Pakur (Jharkhand), Hailakandi (Assam) and Chatra (Jharkhand) are three …
  • Virudhunagar, Naupada, Sidharthnagar among top 3 aspirational districts December 27, 2018 1:03 pm NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog. Pakur (Jharkhand), Hailakandi (Assam) and Chatra (Jharkhand) are three …
  • Jharkhand’s Pakur ranked worst, TN’s Virudhunagar best among aspirational districts December 27, 2018 12:08 pm New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The NITI Aayog on Thursday ranked Jharkhand’s Pakur district the worst and Tamil Nadu’s Virudhunagar the best among the nation’s 111 backward districts. The second “delta ranking” of backward districts — which the NITI Aayog has …
  • Virudhunagar, Naupada, Sidharthnagar among top 3 aspirational districts December 27, 2018 11:11 am New Delhi, Dec 27 () Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog. Pakur (Jharkhand), Hailakandi (Assam) and Chatra (Jharkhand) …
  • Niti Aayog aspirational districts ranking 2018: Virudhunagar, Naupada, Sidharthnagar among top 3 December 27, 2018 10:57 am NEW DELHI: Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog. Pakur (Jharkhand), Hailakandi (Assam) and Chatra (Jharkhand) are three …
  • Virudhunagar GH gets two battery cars October 12, 2018 2:26 pm VIRUDHUNAGAR Dedicating two battery operated cars at the government headquarters hospital here exclusively for patients’ use, Collector A. Sivagnanam said on Friday that public, particularly elders who could not walk and or were seriously ill, could use …
  • Tamil Nadu Class 12 results: 91.1% students pass, Virudhunagar district tops list May 16, 2018 4:32 am CHENNAI: Around 91% of the students who appeared for the Tamil Nadu state board higher secondary certificate (Class XII) exams passed, said school education minister K A Sengottaiyan on Wednesday. The overall pass percentage dipped from 92.1% last year to …
  • Govt opens new dental college in Virudhunagar January 24, 2018 5:24 am
  • GST levy: Fireworks units shut shop in Virudhunagar district July 3, 2017 1:06 pm Four to five lakh workers involved in the industry had been affected due to the closure of the units. Virudhunagar: Fireworks manufacturing units in this district, considered hub of fireworks industry, remained shut for the third day today in protest …
  • Second govt dental college in TN to come up at Virudhunagar April 13, 2017 2:40 am CHENNAI: Fulfilling a promise made by the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in the State Assembly on August 26, 2015, Chief Minister ‘Edappadi’ K Palaniswami on Wednesday announced that a new government dental college will be started at Virudhunagar.   …
  • Jallikattu: Bull gores Tamil Nadu cop to death in Virudhunagar January 24, 2017 4:21 am VIRUDHUNAGAR: A bull gored a 30-year-old policeman to death at a jallikattu event at Kansapuram village near Srivilliputhur in Virudhunagar district on Monday, while a spectator was injured during a similar event at Rapoosal in Pudukkottai district on …
  • Policeman on duty killed by bull at jallikattu in village of Virudhunagar district; Assembly passes Bill January 24, 2017 1:52 am The Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly on Monday evening unanimously passed a Bill that will replace the jallikattu ordinance. Protesters assured the police that they will disperse from the Marina Beach once they get a signed copy of the ordinance. Protests …
  • Tamil Nadu, Bengal showcase rejected tableau at state functions January 27, 2022 9:21 am Chennai/Kolkata: The Tamil Nadu and West Bengal governments on Wednesday displayed the Republic Day tableaus rejected by the Central government at state-level functions in the respective state capitals. Chief ministers of both states have lodged a …
  • TN to restore water bodies for recharging groundwater level January 26, 2022 6:12 am (MENAFN- IANS) Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Water Resources department is planning to restore, repair, and renovate water bodies across the state to increase the storage capacity and groundwater levels. The Water Resources Department (WRD) is …
  • Disappointed over rejection of TN Tableau for Republic Day, says Stalin, seeks PM's intervention  January 17, 2022 2:37 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Monday expressed disappointment over the Centre's rejection of the State Tableau for the Republic Day celebrations in the national capital and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's immediate …
  • Five decades on, regional planning gets a boost in TN January 12, 2022 1:05 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Regional planning for Tamil Nadu got a new lease of life after 50 years with Housing Secretary Hitesh Kumar Makwanna notifiying the rules for preparing plans for 12 regions covering 1.36 lakh sq km in the State. Chief Minister …
  • Poultry Farming in Tamil Nadu, How to Start, Schemes, Loans, and Subsidy January 6, 2022 7:55 pm Introduction to poultry farming in Tamil Nadu: Poultry farming is the method of raising poultry birds (i.e., chickens, ducks, turkeys, and geese) for meat or egg production. Poultry products provide you with fresh and nutritious food. Poultry farming doesn …
  • Covid cases witness rise in south, central Tamil Nadu January 4, 2022 9:56 am Representative imageMADURAI/TRICHy: The number of new Covid-19 cases in Madurai climbed to 19 on Monday, the highest in 73 days. The last time the district recorded more daily cases was on October 23. The district reported only five recoveries and the …
  • Ill-treatment of temple jumbos: Seven-member team to investigate allegations December 30, 2021 2:59 am Express News Service CHENNAI: The State Forest Department has constituted a seven-member expert committee to verify allegations of ill-treatment and illegal custody of captive elephants in the possession of temples and private individuals. An official …
  • Madurai has 3 new Covid cases, Trichy 10 December 25, 2021 5:42 am Representative imageMADURAI/TRICHY: Three new Covid-19 cases were added by Madurai district on Friday, making it the least in a day since February 11. Trichy recorded 10 fresh cases even as active cases slipped to 139 from 148 on Thursday. Maduri …
  • TN: 750kg sea cucumber worth Rs 50 lakh seized December 10, 2021 11:05 am Tuticorin: Forest department personnel attached to the Gulf of Mannar marine national park arrested three people and recovered 750kg of processed and semi-processed sea cucumber from them in the wee hours of Thursday. The three were caught when they were …
  • 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 …
  • Thunderstorm with moderate rainfall likely in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry November 25, 2021 8:41 am Chennai: Thunderstorm with moderate rainfall has been predicted in several parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the next three hours, said the Met department. The India Meteorological Department (IMD), Chennai, said that thunderstorm with light to …
  • Happy with my hinduism November 21, 2021 4:32 am I was born in a village in what is now Sivagangai district, then Ramanathapuram district, of Tamil Nadu. I am proud that Kaniyan Poongunranar was born a few kilometres away in a village called Poongunram (now Mahibalanpatti) in the same district. He was a …
  • Low pressure area may trigger torrential downpour over coastal areas November 10, 2021 4:45 am Coastal areas between delta districts to Chennai may experience severe rainfall on Wednesday as the Meteorological department has announced the weather system to have strengthened as a well marked low pressure area. Click here for live updates The weather …
  • TN: Man gored to death, 90 injured in manjuvirattu November 6, 2021 8:11 am Trichy: A 52-year-old man was gored to death while 90 others sustained injuries at a manjuvirattu event held at Virachilai near Thirumayam in Pudukottai district on Friday. Around 600 bulls and a large number of bull tamers took part in the sport which was …
  • Chennai rain live updates: IMD predicts thunderstorm, moderate-intensity rain November 6, 2021 3:10 am Thunderstorms with moderate rain likely at one or two places over Chennai, Chengalpattu,Tiruvallur,Kancheepuram,Villupuram,Cuddalore,Nagapattinam,Myladuthurai,Tanjavur, Tiruvarur, Ramanathapuram, Pudukottai, Sivagangai, Tiruchirapalli, Salem, Namakkal and …
  • Director Seenu Ramasamy to make a biopic on a famous British character November 5, 2021 5:29 pm Director Seenu Ramasamy is famous for his classic rural dramas, and he is best in bringing the flavor of the nativity. Now, the latest report is that Director Seenu Ramasamy is all set to make a biopic on a famous character. Seenu Ramasamy has been …
  • Mullaperiyar dam water release: AIADMK to protest against DMK govt on Nov 9 November 2, 2021 3:33 pm  Mullaperiyar dam, built in 1895 on Periyar river in Idukki district of Kerala, is operated by the Tamil Nadu government. (Photo: Facebook/Mullaperiyar Dam) Chennai: All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) on Tuesday announced it will hold a …
  • Inspector of Police, head constable from Coimbatore injured near Madurai October 31, 2021 9:01 am An Inspector of Police from Coimbatore city and a head constable sustained minor injuries when the official vehicle in which they were travelling fell on its side near Melur on Sunday. The police said the Inspector of Police, Senthil Kumar, attached to the …
  • Met predicts more rain over Chennai, suburbs October 28, 2021 4:43 am On October 31, heavy to very heavy rain has been forecast at isolated places over Pudukkottai, Virudhunagar, Tenkasi, Sivagangai, Ramanathapuram, Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Madurai and Kanyakumari districts.
  • TN coasts to see heavy rains on Oct 28-30 October 28, 2021 2:36 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A low pressure area has formed over south Bay of Bengal with associated cyclonic circulation and it is likely to move westwards towards Tamil Nadu during the next three days, said Indian Meteorological Department on …
  • 6,429 TN village panchayats to get 1 Gbps bandwidth connectivity in a year October 21, 2021 1:59 am Express News Service CHENNAI: As many as 6,429 village panchayats in Tamil Nadu are set to get 1 Gbps bandwidth connectivity in a year as the Tamil Nadu FibreNet Corporation Limited (TANFINET) signed Master Service Agreements with two firms — L&T and …
  • Tamil Nadu sets ball rolling on BharatNet, ties up with L&T and other firms October 20, 2021 9:42 am In an effort to ensure the availability of high-speed internet connectivity in Tamil Nadu under the BharatNet Project (Tamil Nadu Fibernet Project), the state government has initiated the project by tying up with system integrators like Larsen and Toubro, …
  • Active Covid cases drop to 233 in Madurai, 506 in Trichy October 19, 2021 6:56 am Image used for representational purposeMADURAI/TRICHY: Madurai district reported 19 new Covid-19 cases and 25 recoveries on Monday pushing down the number of active cases to 233. Meanwhile Trichy reported 47 fresh cases as the numbers have been …
  • NIA conducts search at residences of Naxal sympathisers in TN October 12, 2021 11:22 am Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) [India], October 12 (ANI): An National Investigation Agency (NIA) team from Kerala on Tuesday conducted searches at the residences of three alleged Naxal sympathisers in Coimbatore and an individual's residence in Sivagangai. …
  • NIA team conducts search operation at residences of 3 Naxal sympathisers in TN October 12, 2021 11:06 am Oct 12, 2021, 02:55PM ISTSource: ANINIA team from Kerala conducted search operation at the residence of an alleged Naxal sympathizer in Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu. NIA team also conducted search operations at residences of two alleged Naxal sympathisers in …
  • DVAC raids houses of former AIADMK minister's close aide September 29, 2021 7:34 pm Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Houses of close-aide of an AIADMK former minister were raided by the sleuths of the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC) at Pudukkottai on Wednesday. Officials of DVAC conducted raids at six locations at the …
  • Raame Aandalum Raavane Aandalum Team Interview: The solutions we seek are all within us September 29, 2021 6:50 am Express News Service Group interactions with film personalities— especially in the presence of other media houses— for lack of a better word, can get crazy. Questions range from ‘neenga arasiyalukku varuveengala’ to ‘mutha kaatchigal irukaa?’. For the …
  • T.N.’s positivity rate drops below 1% August 28, 2021 2:26 am Tamil Nadu’s positivity rate dropped below 1% on Friday. Of the 1,62,487 tests done, 1,542 people tested positive for COVID-19, a positivity rate of 0.95%. However, fresh infections saw a marginal increase for the second day in a row in Coimbatore. The …
  • Try to complete Madurai AIIMS construction in three years: Madras HC to Centre August 18, 2021 2:37 am Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court on Tuesday asked the Union government to complete the construction of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Madurai expeditiously, preferably within three years.  A Bench …
  • Tamil Nadu CM presents awards on Independence Day August 15, 2021 11:51 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin presented the Kalpana Chawla Award for Courage and Daring Enterprise to P. Shanmuga Priya, posthumously, at the Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George on Sunday. The late Dr. Shanmuga Priya was a medical …
  • Phase 1 of fintech city project to come up in Nandambakkam August 14, 2021 1:44 am A fintech city in Chennai will be developed in two phases at Nandambakkam and Kavanur, Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan announced in the State Assembly on Friday. The first phase will be developed at Nandambakkam at an estimated cost of ₹165 crore. …
  • 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 …
  • It’s not over yet: How India continues to combat the delta variant that led to catastrophe for those near, watching from afar August 11, 2021 11:57 pm The scenes broadcasted across news channels around the world were grim. Firewood became a treasured resource as it was desperately sought out for performing last rites. Rain washed away bodies buried under riverbeds. Hospitals turned away patients due to a …
  • New coronavirus cases rise in Tamil Nadu for second consecutive day July 31, 2021 3:06 am Express News Service CHENNAI: As the number of fresh Covid-19 cases in the State increased for the second consecutive day, health minister Ma Subramanian on Friday said that officials in districts where cases are increasing have been instructed to admit …
  • Centre’s reply on Madurai AIIMS admission sought by Madras HC July 27, 2021 12:41 am By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Monday sought a response from the Central government on the State government’s stand to admit 50 students to the MBBS course in AIIMS, Madurai this year. The State Health …
  • Twinkle on impact of Covid on medical sector June 16, 2021 11:48 pm Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 16 (ANI): Author Twinkle Khanna has been at the forefront of numerous relief efforts during the coronavirus pandemic. On Wednesday, she took to her Instagram account to thank everyone for helping her to arrange oxygen …
  • Coronavirus | State reports 12,772 cases and 254 deaths June 15, 2021 1:59 am Chennai reports fewer deaths than Chengalpattu; number of samples tested so far crosses 3 crore Chennai reported fewer deaths than Chengalpattu on Monday. The city, which recorded the most number of deaths over the past several weeks, reported 28 deaths, …
  • Sterlite Copper focused on ramping up facilities to produce medical oxygen June 7, 2021 8:13 pm CHENNAI: Sterlite Copper on Monday said it has dispatched 500 metric tonnes of medical oxygen in addition to 265 oxygen gas cylinders from its facility in Tamil Nadu and was focused on ramping up facilities to serve those in need of the life saving gas. …
  • Sterlite Copper’s medical oxygen dispatches cross 500 mt mark June 7, 2021 4:01 pm Sterlite Copper in Thoothukudi has dispatched 500 mt of medical oxygen since the plant started production on May 19. On Monday, the plant achieved the milestone of dispatching 542.92 mt of medical-grade liquid oxygen, in addition to 265 oxygen gas …
  • KiRa inscribed a new landscape on the literary map May 27, 2021 5:27 pm The transformation of Rayangala Srikrishna Rajanarayana Perumal Ramanujam Naicker into the writer Ki. Rajanarayanan (KiRa) followed a most unlikely path. A late bloomer, who did not write much until his late 30s, got the honour of a state funeral, denied …
  • Daily tally dips while fatalities continue to be high May 26, 2021 1:45 am The number of persons testing positive for SARS CoV-2 infection continued to fall in the State with 34,285 more cases detected on Tuesday. The number of active cases in the State stood at 3,06,652. The Medical Department recorded 468 COVID-19 deaths on …
  • The Saviour is here: Oxygen Express reaches Thoothukudi May 18, 2021 5:01 am By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI: Oxygen Express from Rourkela Steel Plant in Odisha reached Thoothukudi's Meelavittan station on Monday, carrying 78.82 Metric Tonnes of liquid oxygen in five tankers rolled onto the wagon. The tanker lorries were …
  • Indian Man Wins Netizens' Heart For Helping Visually-Impaired Man In Singapore May 8, 2021 4:57 pm Gunasekaran Manikandan, an Indian national in Singapore has been lauded for helping a visually-impaired elderly man to cross the road and then walk him to a polyclinic. Manikandan, who is working here as land survey assistant, was working along Ang Mo Kio …
  • 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 …
  • TN live: 1/2 of active cases require hospitalisation April 22, 2021 9:45 am The ten southern districts of the state reported 2,003 fresh cases on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the central region reported 930 fresh cases, taking the tally to 94,962. Trichy continued to be on top with 357 fresh cases, and 2,512 active cases. The southern TN …
  • TN polls: DMDK quits AIADMK-BJP alliance March 10, 2021 11:32 am Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], March 9 (ANI): Ahead of the Tamil Nadu assembly polls, actor-turned-politician Vijayakanth-led Desiya Murpokku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) on Tuesday quit the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK)-Bharatiya Janata …
  • Museum celebrates the functional beauty of vintage technology March 3, 2021 10:47 pm The Chettinad Vintage Gallery in Pillaiyarpatti, Sivagangai district, has a motley collection of rare cars, clocks, cameras and more — all in working condition In many ways, L M Lakshmanan is living his boyhood dream. “I got interested in automobiles …
  • Fever-pitch of Tamil Nadu Elections March 3, 2021 4:43 pm By Express News Service Notice period to register parties cut Chennai: Considering the hurdles posed by Covid-19 pandemic, Election Commission of India (ECI) has shortened the public notice period for registering new political parties from 30 days to 7 …
  • CM Palaniswami to lay foundation stone for Cauvery-Vaigai-Gundar Link scheme on Sunday February 19, 2021 4:22 pm By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will lay the foundation stone for the Cauvery-Vellaru-Vaigai-Gundar Link scheme on Sunday. He will be inaugurating the Rs 6,941 crore-first phase of the project at Kunathur in …
  • Ashok Leyland commences commercial production of buses at Vijayawada plant February 19, 2021 8:04 am It is the first plant set up in Andhra Pradesh will have a capacity to manufacture 4,800 buses per annum. Spread over a 75-acre site at Mallavalli village, 40-km from Vijayawada, the plant will include latest technologies to deliver the high-quality …
  • Ashok Leyland to reduce carbon footprint by 60% for countrywide operations February 18, 2021 5:29 am At present, 75 per cent of its energy consumption in Tamil Nadu and 60 per cent throughout India is procured through the solar rooftop, solar ground mount and wind-based renewable energy. Hinduja Renewables, part of the Hinduja Group, is focused on …
  • With renewable power, Ashok Leyland cuts its carbon footprint by 60 per cent February 17, 2021 11:58 pm Truck and bus maker Ashok Leyland has announced that it has increased the sourcing of clean energy to 60 per cent for its countrywide operations. Now 75 per cent of its energy consumption in Tamil Nadu and 60 per cent throughout India is procured through …
  • Ashok Leyland ups sourcing of clean energy, to cut carbon footprint by 60% February 17, 2021 12:25 pm Commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland has increased the sourcing of clean energy to 60 per cent for its countrywide operations. Around 75 per cent of its energy consumption in Tamil Nadu and around 60 per cent throughout India is procured through the …
  • Ashok Leyland increases clean energy sourcing to 60% for countrywide ops February 17, 2021 12:25 pm Hinduja Group flagship Ashok Leyland on Wednesday said it has increased the sourcing of clean energy to 60 per cent for its countrywide operations. Now 75 per cent of the company's energy consumption in Tamil Nadu and 60 per cent throughout the country …
  • Ashok Leyland increases clean energy sourcing to 60 per cent for countrywide operations February 17, 2021 10:37 am New Delhi: Hinduja Group flagship on Wednesday said it has increased the sourcing of clean energy to 60 per cent for its countrywide operations. Now 75 per cent of the company's energy consumption in Tamil Nadu and 60 per cent throughout the country is …
  • Heavy rains lash parts of Tamil Nadu, likely to continue till Jan 14 January 12, 2021 1:05 pm Image Source : PTI/REPRESENTATIVE Heavy rains lash parts of Tamil Nadu Heavy rainfall lashed parts of Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), heavy rains will continue to lash the state till January 14. "Very …
  • ‘Normal’ NE monsoon for TN, rain deficit in Kerala December 7, 2020 2:02 pm The meteorological subdivision of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry has managed to emerge into the ‘normal’ category so far during the North-East monsoon even as remnants of erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ promise rain to isolated places over the region on Monday and …
  • NE monsoon so far: ‘Normal’ for TN, deficit in Kerala December 7, 2020 12:07 pm The meteorological subdivision of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry has managed to emerge into the ‘normal’ category so far during the North-East monsoon, even as remnants of the erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ promise rain over isolated parts of the region today ( …
  • Today’s weather: Depression stays put, but sustains rain over Tamil Nadu December 5, 2020 8:31 am An ‘orange' alert continues to be valid for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Karaikal and South Kerala and a ‘yellow’ alert for Lakshadweep for today (Saturday) a day after a remnant depression from erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ remained stationary over the Gulf …
  • 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 Burevi weakens into deep depression, to cross Tamil Nadu early on Friday December 3, 2020 5:58 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The cyclonic storm ‘Burevi’ over the Gulf of Mannar close to Pamban moved westwards with a speed of 9 kmph weakened into a deep depression and lay centered at close to Ramanathapuram coast, about 20 km southwest of Pamban …
  • Weather: South TN, Kerala on edge as Cyclone Burevi leaves Lanka December 3, 2020 11:42 am Cyclone Burevi, which was over Sri Lanka, moved west-northwestwards and was located about 40 km East of Mannar (Sri Lanka), 120 km East-South-East of Pamban, and 320 km East-North-East of Kanniyakumari (both in South Tamil Nadu) at 5.30 am on Thursday …
  • TN min helps critically injured man on highway December 2, 2020 5:06 pm A screengrab of a video shows Tamil Nadu minister Vijayabaskar sprinkling water on the face of the injured man.SIVAGANGAI: Tamil Nadu health minister C Vijayabaskar attended a man who was critically injured in a road accident on the national highway near …
  • Weather: Orange alert for TN, Kerala as Cyclone Burevi’ lurks closer December 2, 2020 9:47 am Cyclone Burevi lies centered over South-West Bay of Bengal about 200 km East of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka); and 420 km East-South-East of Pamban (India); and 600 km nearly East-North-East of Kanniyakumari (India) at 8.30 am on Wednesday morning. An India …
  • Weather: Cyclone ‘Burevi’ may strengthen before Lanka landfall December 2, 2020 7:45 am The cyclonic storm ‘Burevi’ was parked over South-West Bay of Bengal 240 km away from Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 470 km away from Pamban (India) to the East-South-East direction, and 650 km to the East-North-East of Kanniyakumari (India) at 5.30 am Wednesday …
  • Explained: Why Cyclone Burevi will not be as strong as Cyclone Nivar December 2, 2020 7:19 am Written by Anjali Marar , Edited by Explained Desk | Pune | Updated: December 2, 2020 12:45:41 pm Cyclone Burevi is likely to cross between Kanyakumari and Pamban on Friday morning. (Source: IMD)Later this week, another cyclone will brush Tamil Nadu’s …
  • Cyclone ‘Burevi’ to strike Sri Lanka coast tonight December 2, 2020 4:50 am The Bay of Bengal now has a second cyclone named ‘Burevi’ as Tuesday’s deep depression underwent intensification late into the night, and was, at 2.30 am this (Wednesday) morning, located about 300 km East-South-East of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka); 530 km East …
  • Cyclone ‘Burevi’ forms in Bay of Bengal, likely to hit South Tamil Nadu on December 4 December 1, 2020 7:14 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Cyclonic Storm ‘Burevi’ has formed over southwest Bay of Bengal and is centred about 370 km east-southeast of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 600 km of Pamban and 770 km of Kanniyakumari. Last week Cyclone Nivar had hit the …
  • Today’s weather: Sri Lanka may bear the brunt of second cyclone in Bay December 1, 2020 12:45 pm The second Bay of Bengal cyclone of the ongoing North-East monsoon season is expected to develop late Tuesday night/early Wednesday morning as a prevailing deep depression over South-West and adjoining South-East Bay of Bengal gains further momentum …
  • Depression over Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into cyclonic storm, fishing operations suspended December 1, 2020 11:41 am Image Source : PTI/REPRESENTATIVE Depression over Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into cyclonic storm Fishing operations in the Bay of Bengal region have been suspended from November 30 to December 4 after the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on …
  • Tamil Nadu braces for another cyclonic storm, flood scare eases in Pulicat island November 30, 2020 5:38 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday confirmed the formation of another cyclonic storm by December 2, which would impact south Tamil Nadu and Kerala coasts. Latest satellite and ship observations indicate that …
  • South Tamil Nadu, Kerala coasts on pre-cyclone watch November 30, 2020 3:06 pm Depression in the bay expected to intensify; heavy rainfall warning across districts Another potential cyclonic storm, brewing over southeast Bay of Bengal may strike the Sri Lanka coast first and then emerge into the Comorin area on December 3, the India …
  • Today’s Weather: Pre-cyclone watch for South Tamil Nadu, South Kerala November 30, 2020 12:38 pm Sunday’s low-pressure area over South-East Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood underwent intensification twice over to become ‘well-marked’ and later a depression, located on Monday afternoon to 680 km East-South-East of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka) and 1,090 km …
  • Chennai braces for more rain this week November 30, 2020 1:45 am The depression, which will come close to the TN coast on Wednesday, is expected to trigger heavy rain of more than 10cm in the southern suburbs of the city and also in the southern districts of the stateCHENNAI: After a lull, the southern suburbs should …
  • Cyclone Nivar may not be as severe as Gaja, all arrangements in place: Tamil Nadu Minister Udhayakumar November 23, 2020 7:55 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Pointing out that cyclone Nivar may not be as severe as cyclone Gaja which hit Tamil Nadu during the northeast monsoon in 2018, Revenue Minister RB Udhayakumar today said all arrangements are in place to face cyclone Nivar …
  • Cyclonic storm likely to cross in central Tamil Nadu on November 25 November 22, 2020 4:36 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: A cyclonic storm is likely to cross Tamil Nadu coast between Karaikal and Mahabalipuram around Wednesday (Nov 25) bringing extreme or heavy rainfall to most parts of the state, except the western region. The rainfall is …
  • Low forms in bay, heavy rains in south Tamil Nadu from November 23: IMD November 21, 2020 10:54 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: A low-pressure area has been formed over the equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining central parts of the South Bay of Bengal, which is very likely to concentrate into a depression during the next 48 hours. It would further …
  • Heavy rain warning issued for eight districts in TN November 18, 2020 3:16 pm Due to the upper air circulation in the Bay of Bengal near Kanniyakumari heavy rain warning has been issued to eight districts in Tamil Nadu. India Meteorological Department (IMD), Chennai Deputy Director General S Balanchandran said that there will be …
  • Today’s weather: Heavy rain forecast for Tamil Nadu with southerly bias November 6, 2020 5:54 am Rain and thundershowers continue to lash Chennai and neighbourhood this (Friday) morning even as the Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, has forecast cloudy skies into mid-noon and possibility of light to moderate thunderstorm across some areas of the …
  • Today’s weather | Heavy rain forecast for South Tamil Nadu, Kerala November 5, 2020 4:25 am Heavy rain with thundershower has been forecast at isolated places over Tamil Nadu, mainly in the districts of Madurai, Sivagangai, Virudhunagar, Ramanathapuram, Theni, Dindigul, Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Coimbatore and Thoothukudi districts as well as over …
  • A hint of hinterlands for kids November 1, 2020 10:41 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Naresh has the world’s coolest mother — Nandhini. She wakes up at midnight, dons a miner’s lamp and goes to her field to harvest flowers. Will he be able to show everyone at school that she’s a hero? In her book No Nonsense …
  • Madras HC bench pulls up ASI for leaving Tamil out of list of classical languages October 9, 2020 4:20 pm By Express News Service MADURAI: A day after Chief Minister Edappadi Planiswami sent a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to direct Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to include Master's degree in Tamil as one of the minimum …
  • ASIA/INDIA - Resignation of bishop of Sivagangai September 25, 2020 1:29 pm
  • This Madurai architect creates art out of trashed tyres September 24, 2020 10:26 am At the 20th milestone from Madurai on the Chennai highway, architect N Umar Farook is busy giving second life to discarded tyres of all sizes. His small workshop under a tin shed is now filled with 50 products he created during the lockdown. Customers have …
  • Perfunctory probe by police led to acquittal of accused in several cases: HC September 10, 2020 1:08 am By Express News Service MADURAI: Observing that lapses in police investigation have led to the acquittal of accused in many cases, the Madurai Bench of Madras High Court posed a series of questions to the Home Secretary and Director General of Police (DGP) …
  • TN unveils Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy, targets $100 billion output by 2025 September 7, 2020 9:44 am Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to increase Tamil Nadu’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025, Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The policy is …
  • Twenty Tamil Nadu districts to come under newly created Tiruchy ASI circle August 28, 2020 8:09 pm Express News Service MADURAI: A day after Tamil Nadu Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel announced that a new Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Circle would be formed headquartered in Tiruchy, a formal notification was revealing that 20 Tamil Nadu …
  • BPCL to commission Rs 80 crore bottling plant in Tamil Nadu soon August 18, 2020 1:17 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd would shortly be commissioning its new state-of-the-art bottling plant in the state aimed to serve the southern districts, a company official said on Tuesday. According to a company official, BPCL has a …
  • BPCL to commission August 18, 2020 12:29 pm According to a company official, BPCL has a customer base of 55.20 lakh families in Tamil Nadu and 86,000 in Puducherry. The company has bottling plants in Chennai, Coimbatore, Tuticorin and Thanjavur. "BPCL will shortly be commissioning the state-of- …
  • 5,871 new cases, 119 deaths in Tamil Nadu August 13, 2020 3:38 am A little over half of the 5,871 new cases of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Tamil Nadu were recorded in Chennai and other northern districts on Wednesday. As the surge continued across the State, another 5,633 persons were discharged and 119 persons …
  • TN Tamil Nadu Board SSLC Class 10th Results 2020: Websites, direct link to get results August 10, 2020 2:55 pm TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: Check result at dge.tn.nic.in or tnresults.nic.in. Representational image/ file TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: The Tamil Nadu State Board declared the result of class 10 or SSLC board exams on Monday, August 10.  …
  • TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020 Live Updates: 100% pass percentage in SSLC result August 10, 2020 4:54 am TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020 LIVE: Class 10 result to be available at dge.tn.nic.in, tnresults.nic.in. Representational image/ file TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020 Live: Last year, as many as 95.2 per cent students passed the Tamil Nadu SSLC exam. The …
  • Tamil Nadu Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: How to check August 10, 2020 4:54 am Tamil Nadu SSLC 10th Result 2020: Around 9.7 lakh students will get their result at dge.tn.gov.in, tnresults.nic.in TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: The Tamil Nadu Directorate of Government Examination (TNGDE) declared the result for the SSLC or class 10 …
  • TN Tamil Nadu Board SSLC Class 10th Results 2020: When and where to check August 9, 2020 4:04 pm TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: Check result at dge.tn.nic.in or tnresults.nic.in. Representational image/ file TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: The Tamil Nadu State Board will declare the result of class 10 or SSLC result on Monday, August 10.  …
  • Tamil Nadu SSLC result 2020 to be declared tomorrow August 9, 2020 10:40 am TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020: check result at dge.tn.nic.in, tnresults.nic.in. Representational image/ file TN Board SSLC 10th Result 2020 date and time: Around 9.7 lakh candidates who appeared for the Tamil Nadu SSLC or class 10 exams will get their …
  • A worm’s-eye view August 8, 2020 11:49 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi with ministers. (Express photo by Prem Nath Pandey) A few days ago, Dr Manmohan Singh co-authored with Mr Praveen Chakravarthy (The Hindu, August 3, 2020) an essay on reviving the Indian economy. It contained three simple …
  • SSLC exams: Sivagangai district tops with 98.5 per cent pass May 24, 2018 1:22 am Chennai: Students from Tamil Nadu State Board have registered 94.5% pass percentage in the SSLC exams which is a slight increase compared to last year’s 94.4%. As usual, the girls secured higher pass percentage than the boys with 96.4% of them clearing the …
  • TN SSLC 10th Result 2018 Declared at tnresults.nic.in; Sivagangai district tops with 98% May 23, 2018 5:01 am TN SSLC 10th result 2018: TNDGE has announced the result at tnresult.nic.in TN SSLC 10th results 2018: The results of SSLC or Class 10 examinations has been declared today, May 23, 2018 at tnresults.nic.in. Directorate of Government Examinations (DGE) …
  • Three killed in manjuvirattu, jallikattu in Sivagangai district January 16, 2018 9:24 pm Madurai: Two spectators were gored to death and 46 sustained injuries at a Siravayal manjuvirattu event held in this village in Sivagangai district on Tuesday.  The police identified the victims as Ramanathan (38) of Kazhanivasal near Karaikudi and Kasi ( …
  • Tamil Nadu: Sivagangai Jallikattu attempts Guinness record, ends in tragedy with 2 deaths April 17, 2017 10:49 am Two onlookers were killed and over 80 injured during a jallikattu event in Sivagangai district of Tamil Nadu. The organisers were attempting to set a Guinness record by releasing maximum number of bulls within a short period of time when the tragedy took …
  • Pair of tusks seized, 9 held near Theni January 23, 2022 8:10 am Officials of the Department of Forests on Sunday seized a pair of elephant tusks and arrested nine persons, at Devathanapatti in Theni district. Acting on a tip-off, the officials, led by the District Forest Officer, Kodaikanal, P.K. Dileep, arrested the …
  • Register cases on OPS, son for false info: Theni court January 9, 2022 2:59 am
  • 561.85 mm surplus rain recorded in Theni district: Collector December 26, 2021 12:13 pm Against the normal average rainfall of 829.80 mm, Theni district recorded 1,391.65 mm, which was 561.85 mm surplus, according to Collector K.V. Muralidharan. Presiding over the monthly farmers’ grievance meeting at the Collectorate on Friday, he said the …
  • Government college guest lecturers in Tamil Nadu's Theni wait for over a year for 7 months' salaries December 24, 2021 8:55 am By Express News Service THENI: Six guest lecturers attached to the Government Arts and Science College at Kottur in the district have claimed they have still not been paid salaries from September 2019 to March 2020. "Several petitions submitted to the …
  • Tech grad threatens woman with private pics, held in Theni December 18, 2021 11:50 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI:  A 29-year-old man, who developed a relationship with a young woman staying in the city over phone and later threatened to share her private photos and videos, was arrested from Theni district. EXPress ILLUSTRATIONThe …
  • DNA test finds man raped minor daughter, held in Theni December 18, 2021 4:45 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyTHENI: A 48-year-old man was arrested by the Theni all women police on Thursday for raping his minor daughter after a DNA test confirmed that he is the father of her child. Earlier, the police had arrested a 22 …
  • Train to link Theni district with Chennai on the cards November 18, 2021 3:51 pm Southern Railway has proposed to run a train connecting Bodinaickanoor with Chennai, according to Madurai MP, Su. Venkatesan. After attending the meeting of Members of Parliament, representing constituencies falling under Madurai Railway Division, with …
  • Elderly couple found gagged to death in Tamil Nadu's Theni district November 12, 2021 2:33 pm By Online Desk THENI: An elderly couple was found murdered inside their house near Uthamapalayam in the Theni district on Wednesday night. The deceased have been identified as Karuppiah, 80, and his wife Sivakami, 70. They were found gagged to death in the …
  • Traffic regulations on Theni highway come into force November 12, 2021 3:01 am Madurai City Police have introduced traffic regulations on the stretch between Mudakkusalai and the intersection of Theni highway with Dindigul-Virudhunagar four-lane highway to facilitate construction of a flyover at the junction of Theni Highway and …
  • Water released from two dams in Theni dist October 15, 2021 1:30 pm
  • Theni farmers walk out of public hearing October 10, 2021 1:54 pm THENI A group of farmers walked out of a public hearing held to hear the views of the farmers and others in connection with drawing water from Mullaperiyar river to Madurai city through pipelines. The then AIADMK government had announced that considering …
  • This Theni tribal village keeps Covid-19 at bay October 4, 2021 7:18 am
  • Theni-Chennai direct train proposed September 12, 2021 10:08 pm Express News Service CHENNAI:  With the Madurai-Theni-Bodinayakanur gauge conversion works entering its final stage, the Southern Railway has proposed to extend the Chennai Central-Madurai AC Superfast Express up to Bodinayakanur. So, if all goes as …
  • Theni Collector pays tribute to teachers September 5, 2021 12:44 pm Showering encomiums on award-winning teachers for touching the pinnacle of their service, Theni Collector K.V. Muralidharan on Sunday said they acted as a beacon for their students. Sharing knowledge was a great service rendered by teachers and, for …
  • Theni district collector rescues man who broke leg in road accident, rushes him to hospital August 28, 2021 12:39 pm By Express News Service THENI: Coming to the rescue of a man injured in a road accident, the Theni district collector rushed him to a hospital on Saturday. The district collector K V Muralidharan, who was on the way from Kumuli to Theni after finishing his …
  • Bees attack Theni collector, PWD officials August 11, 2021 11:41 am
  • Vaccination of differently abled in full swing in Theni August 1, 2021 4:39 pm Collector K.V. Muralidharan on Sunday said eight vehicles had been exclusively earmarked for health teams to carry out COVID-19 vaccination of differently abled persons and residents in tribal habitations. The objective was to take the vaccine to the …
  • NIA searches Theni man’s house with ‘terrorist link’ July 24, 2021 11:49 pm By Express News Service THENI/MADURAI: The officials of National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out a search at the house of man at Chinnamanoor in Theni for his alleged connection with Al Ummah terrorist organisation. Sources said that the …
  • Sholinganallur residents on the charms of working from Theni July 10, 2021 12:05 pm For the past one year, Chennai-based IT professional KP Mathivanan has been working remotely from Theni, a provision that has transformed his weekends. He revisits hangouts — Kumbakarai Falls, Sothuparai dam and Kailasanthar temple on a hilltop among …
  • 48 kg ganja seized, two men arrested in Tirupur and Theni July 6, 2021 12:30 am
  • Theni Police seize 1,800 liquor bottles from private farm July 1, 2021 9:06 am In a major catch, the district police seized 1800 liquor bottles from a private farm at Devadanapatti near here on Thursday. Following specific information, Superintendent of Police Praveen Umesh Dongre had ordered a special team to check on the inputs. …
  • New SP for Theni takes charge June 13, 2021 1:01 pm Theni Dongare Pravin Umesh took charge as the 15th Superintendent of Police of Theni district on Saturday. He was hitherto Aide de camp to Governor in Chennai. He had earlier served in Ramanathapuram and Tiruchi districts. Addressing mediapersons, Mr. …
  • Covid centres opened in Virudhunagar, Theni June 5, 2021 1:08 am By Express News Service CHENNAI/VIRUDHUNAGAR/THENI: Chief Minister MK Stalin inaugurated a special 200-bed Covid Treatment Centre in Virudhunagar and a similar facility, with 300 beds, at Kombai in Theni, through video-conferencing at the …
  • TN CM opens COVID-19 centres in Theni, Virudhunagar districts June 4, 2021 3:18 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday virtually opened COVID-19 Care Centres in Theni and Virudhunagar districts. A 300-bed facility has been set up at Kombai near Uthamapalayam in Theni district and another with 200 beds has been set up in K.V.S …
  • Bodies of COVID-19 victims left on the floor in Theni mortuary June 3, 2021 1:10 am Displaying a lack of accountability and scant regard for those who died of COVID-19 complications, the staff at the Government Medical College and Hospital here allegedly allowed some members of the public to enter the mortuary and take away a body for …
  • Banana growers in Theni district want cold storage May 26, 2021 9:18 am THENI Members of Theni District Banana Growers and Traders Association have appealed to the State government to immediately earmark funds and construct cold storage so that they could save the produce from dumping in bins due to various factors, especially …
  • Fake e-pass holder’s vehicle impounded in Theni May 25, 2021 12:33 pm The police impounded a four-wheeler and detained the owner of the vehicle after it was found that he had a fake e-registration for travel from Chinnamanur to Periakulam in the district on Tuesday. Police said that Saravanan of Chinnamanur, when intercepted …
  • Cinematography serves to enhance the vision of filmmakers: Theni Eswar May 3, 2021 7:09 am Express News Service Artists and cast and crew members, especially those associated with big projects like Karnan, are usually in a hurry. After this conversation with Theni Eswar though, he took the time to show us some of his photography work many that …
  • Rain destroys banana plantations in Theni April 18, 2021 10:55 am The heavy rain that lashed various parts of Theni district in the past few days destroyed 15,000 acres of banana plantations at Angurpalayam near Cumbum in Theni district The unexpected rain since Thursday has doomed the prospects of farmers, most of whom …
  • CM to visit bereaved OPS in Theni today April 9, 2021 12:44 am Salem: Chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami would leave for Theni district on Friday morning to console deputy chief minister O Panneerselvam, whose mother-in-law died of age related ailments at her house on Thursday, and his family members. Meanwhile, …
  • H Krishnan Unni assumes office as Theni DC February 22, 2021 7:14 pm
  • Theni district collector tests +ve for Covid January 21, 2021 2:03 pm
  • Jawan laid to rest with military honours in Theni January 10, 2021 4:59 pm G. Arumugam, 38, a Naik in the army who died of burns in Jammu on January 8, was laid to rest at Vadugapatti with military honours on Sunday. According to family members, he served for the last 19 years in the army. On December 27, 2020, officials informed …
  • Avian influenza prevention measures under way in Theni January 5, 2021 3:31 pm Collector M. Pallavi Baldev convened a meeting with health and revenue officials to discuss measures to prevent Avian influenza and bird flu here on Tuesday. Since Theni district has borders with Kerala where Avian influenza has been identified, screening …
  • Theni Court awards death penalty to man for killing 19-year-old pregnant wife December 15, 2020 8:43 am By Express News Service THENI: In a rarest of rare instance, a 36-year-old man from Theni was sentenced to death for brutally killing his 19-year-old pregnant wife and unborn child in 2015. What provoked the Theni Additional District Judge (Fast Track …
  • 10-acre land identified for IT park in Theni December 12, 2020 3:48 pm Leading IT players have shown interest to set up their offices here: Panneerselvam A 10-acre land on the Theni-Annanji Pass near the new bus stand has been identified for construction of a IT park, said Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam here on …
  • Palaniswami lays foundation for veterinary college in Theni district December 10, 2020 10:28 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday laid the foundation for a veterinary college-cum-research centre at Veerapandi village in Theni district, through video conference. According to a press release, the …
  • CM to lay stone for veterinary college in Theni district today December 9, 2020 3:19 pm THENI Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will lay the foundation stone for the new Veterinary College and Research Institute through the video-conferencing facility on December 10. Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam told reporters here on Wednesday …
  • Man murdered in Theni November 23, 2020 4:40 pm THENI Theni police arrested a man and his son on the charges of murder here on Monday. Police said that Maheswari (39) wife of Paramasivam was living in Miranda Line in Government Hospital Road here with her husband. It is said that some two years ago, she …
  • Theni MP’s plea against election petition rejected October 16, 2020 11:57 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court on Friday dismissed a plea moved by Theni MP P Raveendranath Kumar seeking to reject the election petition moved by a voter challenging his victory at Theni. Raveendrananth, in his plea said, the …
  • HC reserves verdict on Theni MP Raveendranath Kumar’s application against voter’s plea October 8, 2020 6:26 am The Madras High Court on Tuesday reserved its verdict on an application preferred by Member of Parliament P. Raveendranath Kumar to reject an election petition filed by a voter challenging his victory from Theni constituency on May 23, 2019. Justice M.S. …
  • Water released from Periyar dam in Theni October 7, 2020 12:50 pm
  • Thanga Tamilselvan appointed DMK’s Theni north secretary October 1, 2020 10:24 pm The DMK on Thursday bifurcated the Theni district unit of the party and appointed former MLA Thanga Tamilselvan as in-charge-of the Theni (north) district. Mr. Tamilselvan, who had switched over from the AMMK, was earlier holding the post of propaganda …
  • Theni Police shares details of night patrolling officers on its social media pages September 27, 2020 9:17 am Theni district police has introduced a new practice of putting up on its social media pages the names and phone numbers of night patrolling officers in various sub-divisions across the district for the people to call them for quicker response. Theni …
  • Theni records 206 positive cases August 16, 2020 3:08 pm A total of 121 persons tested positive for COVID-19, here on Sunday, taking the total number of cases in the district to 12,764. Out of those who tested positive, 120 were indigenous cases and one was imported, according to the State Health Bulletin. With …
  • Posters hailing O Panneerselvam as the 'only CM of Tamil Nadu' prop up across Theni August 15, 2020 4:45 pm Theni(TN): Posters hailing AIADMK top leader O Panneerselvam as the only Chief Ministerial candidate blessed by late party supremo J Jayalalithaa for the 2021 Assembly elections were found stuck on walls at several places in Theni districton Saturday, …
  • Covid-19: Theni moves from green to red zone August 10, 2020 8:57 am
  • After 10-hour-wait for ambulance in Tamil Nadu's Theni, body wheeled to burial ground  August 2, 2020 10:18 pm By Express News Service THENI: An woman, in her late 70s, who died shortly after testing positive for Covid, was wheeled to the burial ground on a pushcart since ambulance did not arrive even after a 10-hour wait.  According to sources, the woman was …
  • Theni hospital patients evacuated amid fire July 24, 2020 3:14 pm
  • Pat for Theni district administration June 30, 2020 3:46 pm THENI Expressing satisfaction over the arrangements made for treating COVID-19 patients and number of measures taken to prevent the virus by the district administration and multiple department officials, Special Monitoring Officer & Principal Secretary …
  • Tamil Nadu reports over 2800 cases as Theni too goes into lockdown June 24, 2020 2:41 pm CHENNAI: After Madurai and its neighbouring districts, the Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced a complete lockdown in Theni district till the end of the month, as the State reported the highest ever number of cases as 2865 people tested positive …
  • Intensified lockdown in Madurai, Theni from today June 24, 2020 6:28 am The city of Madurai and a few adjoining rural civic bodies have undergone a seven-day intense lockdown starting from today. The city corporation has deployed a team of 1,400 officials, who would go on a door-to-door survey to identify those with fever and …
  • Strict curbs in Chennai, Madurai & Theni June 24, 2020 2:36 am
  • COVID-19 lockdown restrictions intensified in TN's Theni from June 24, here are the guidelines June 23, 2020 9:00 pm By Express News Service THENI: While Periyakulam municipality has been under complete lockdown for many days now, the district administration has intensified the restrictions in other municipalities of Bodinayakkanur, Theni, Chinnamanur, Cumbum and Gudalur …
  • Family from Mumbai stranded at Theni border for 12 hours - Madurai News s of India May 24, 2020 8:33 am Madurai: A family of four returning to their native place in Theni district from Mumbai by bus had a rather harrowing experience at Devadanapatti village on Saturday. They were stranded in front of Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU), a makeshift quarantine …
  • Theni man attempts to break open HDFC Bank ATM in Pollachi, arrested March 14, 2020 11:33 pm
  • Salon at Theni offers haircut for Rs 1 to mark its 10th anniversary March 12, 2020 3:27 am By Express News Service THENI: A Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) graduate, Nagendran, has been running a beauty salon here for ten years now. To celebrate the tenth anniversary of his shop, Nagendran came up with an idea of cutting hair at Rs 1 …
  • Coronavirus testing facility in Theni to go live March 10, 2020 2:58 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Health Minister C Vijayabaskar said the new COVID-19 testing facility at Theni will start receiving samples from Tuesday. He added that labs would be set up in Tirunelveli, Maduari and Coimbatore as well. Meanwhile, the …
  • Coronavirus testing lab to come up in Tamil Nadu's Theni March 9, 2020 12:02 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The health department has got Centre’s approval to set up a testing lab for coronavirus in Theni district. It is studying the feasibility of opening more labs in the State, said Beela Rajesh, Health Secretary, on Sunday. …
  • In Tamil Nadu's Theni district, youth train themselves with martial spirit to join armed forces January 26, 2020 9:17 pm Express News Service THENI: Dharmapuri, a sleepy little village some 14 kilometres from Theni, is one of those hinterland hamlets known for its rustic charm. However, coursing beneath its arcadian appearance is a strong martial spirit that is the pride of …
  • Landslide on Bodi Mettu Ghat road in Theni December 11, 2019 6:28 pm A landslide occurred early on Wednesday morning at the eighth hairpin bend on the Bodi Mettu Ghat road, between Munthal and Bodi Mettu. Jeeps carrying workers to the cardamom estates in Kerala’s Idukki district and tourists vehicles to Munnar were stranded …
  • Massive fire breaks out in spice factory in Tamil Nadu's Theni October 14, 2019 5:19 pm Fire breaks out in spice factory in Tamil Nadu's Theni district A massive fire broke out at a spice factory on Monday in Kodangipatti in Tamil Nadu’s Theni district. The fire, reportedly sparked by a malfunctioning air-conditioning unit, began around 7 …
  • Conduct fresh probe on Theni custodial torture, suicide: HC October 6, 2019 12:05 am By Express News Service MADURAI: The Madurai Bench of Madras High Court directed the DSP of Andipatti to conduct a fresh investigation into the suicide of a 19-year-old youth named Sathiyamoorthy of Theni. Justice GK Ilanthiraiyan gave the direction …
  • Yet another popular TTV man joins DMK, strengthens party’s hold in Theni June 29, 2019 1:42 am Tamilselvan became the third leader from AMMK after Senthil Balaji and VP Kalairajan to join the DMK. After an influential Senthil Balaji, former AIADMK minister, from Kongu belt joined DMK last year leaving the camp of TTV Dhinakaran, yet another key face …
  • Forest clearance sought for building check dam in Theni June 20, 2019 1:45 am Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government has submitted a proposal seeking forest clearance to construct a check dam across Vairavanar River inside Suranganar reserve forest in Theni forest division.   Officials in the Periyar Vaigai Basin Circle …
  • Theni SP hurt on head as miscreants hurl stones at cops June 15, 2019 12:32 am By Express News Service THENI: Superintendent of Police V Baskaran sustained grievous head injuries when a violent mob hurled stones at him in Saruthupatti near Lakshmipuram on Friday. Baskaran was in the area to prevent the simmering tension between the …
  • Private temple declares OPS son as Theni MP before counting of votes May 17, 2019 5:15 pm Chennai, May 17 (IANS) Even before the completion of polling for the Lok Sabha elections, a private temple in Theni district in Tamil Nadu created controvery with its plaque designating AIADMK’s candidate for Theni seat P. Raveendranath Kumar as an MP. …
  • EC move to shift unused EVMs to Theni from Coimbatore triggers controversy  May 8, 2019 1:37 am By Express News Service CHENNAI/THENI: Even as counting of votes polled in the Lok Sabha elections is scheduled for May 23, the Election Commission’s decision to shift about 50 unused EVMs to Theni from Coimbatore has stirred a controversy after …
  • Rs 1.48 crore cash seized from premises of TTV Dhinakaran's partyman in Theni, shots fired to disperse supporters April 17, 2019 6:23 am By PTI CHENNAI: The Income Tax Department Wednesday said it has seized Rs 1.48 crore cash allegedly stashed to bribe voters in Tamil Nadu's Theni district, where an assembly bypoll is scheduled Thursday. Unaccounted cash worth Rs 1.48 crore was seized. …
  • Rs 1.48 cr cash seized from AMMK premises in Theni April 17, 2019 5:09 am Chennai, April 17 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department early on Wednesday claimed to have seized cash amounting to Rs 1.48 crore from the premises of an AMMK functionary in Andipatti in Theni district. The IT officials began their search late on Tuesday …
  • Tamil Nadu: I-T seizes Rs 1.48 cr cash suspected to bribe voters in Theni April 17, 2019 5:01 am The Income Tax Department Wednesday said it has seized Rs 1.48 crore cash allegedly stashed to bribe voters in Tamil Nadu's Theni district, where an assembly bypoll is scheduled Thursday. Unaccounted cash worth Rs 1.48 crore was seized. It was neatly …
  • We are acting as per law: Theni Collector April 15, 2019 4:59 pm District Election Officer M. Pallavi Baldev on Monday said officials deployed on poll duty were acting as per the Election Commission guidelines and action had been initiated on each and every complaint. As and when the officials came to know of any …
  • Farmer's son from Theni wins 800m Asian youth silver March 17, 2019 6:30 pm
  • For night sequences in 'Peranbu', we only used candles and match sticks: Cinematographer Theni Eswar February 19, 2019 7:30 am Express News Service In Ram’s Taramani, single mother Althea is on a ship with her son and her boyfriend. As they cruise into the sparkling sea, the camera slowly zooms out, capturing the sprawling sea in all its magnificence; the passengers are mere spots …
  • Surprise checks to enforce ban held at Kodaikanal, Theni January 2, 2019 6:52 am By Express News Service THENI/DINDIGUL:    Officials from municipalities and the corporations launched a drive against plastic bags and materials, on Tuesday. Theni Municipal Commissioner Rajaram began the drive against plastic in the morning. He …
  • APEDA-certified lab in Theni by next year December 20, 2018 5:14 pm The Tamil Nadu government has earmarked half an acre and allotted funds to set up an Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Authority (APEDA)-certified lab at Chinnamanur in Theni district, N Subbaiyan, Director, Commissionerate of Horticulture …
  • Tamil Nadu comes up with strict rules for trekking season in Theni December 1, 2018 3:28 am By Express News Service THENI: The Forest Department will take action against any prospective trekker inside reserve forest without permission from the officials concerned, said District Forest Officer (DFO) of Theni, Gowtham, on Friday. Gowtham told media …
  • Woman dies of swine flu in Theni district of Tamil Nadu November 15, 2018 2:59 am By Express News Service THENI/THOOTHUKUDI : A 60-year-old from Munnar succumbed to swine flu at the Government Medical College Hospital, Kanavilakku, on Wednesday. Sources in the hospital said that the patient, Rajamani, was admitted with high fever on …
  • Proposed Neutrino project in Tamil Nadu's Theni hits another green hurdle November 4, 2018 6:14 am Express News Service CHENNAI : The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday ordered that India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) project proposed in Bodi West Hills in Theni district cannot be implemented till the approval of National Board for Wildlife is …
  • Mudumalai kumkis head to Tamil Nadu's Theni to tackle female jumbo running amok October 17, 2018 4:02 am Express News Service COIMBATORE: Two Kumki elephants — Wasim and Vijay — from Theppakkadu Elephant Camp at Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR) in the Nilgiris district are headed to Uthamapalayam in Theni forest division to chase away a cow jumbo wreaking havoc …
  • 8,410 People In Relief Camps; Flood Alert In Tamil Nadu's Madurai, Theni August 17, 2018 7:06 pm A flood alert has been sounded in Theni and Madurai districts of Tamil Nadu (Representational) Chennai: A flood alert has been sounded in Theni and Madurai districts of Tamil Nadu and people living along the banks of the Cauvery and Bhavani advised to move …
  • Theni clashes: Compensation for Dalit victims announced May 9, 2018 8:26 pm [India], May 10 (ANI): In the aftermath of the recent clashes between Dalits and Muslims in Tamil Nadu's Theni district, the National Scheduled Cast Commission (NSCC) has announced a compensation for the damages caused to Dalit houses by police while …
  • Dalit-Muslim clash near Theni May 6, 2018 5:14 am More than 30 persons were injured, three vehicles were set on fire and two shops and household items in 50 houses of Muslims were damaged in a group clash between Muslims and Dalits at a village in Theni district following a dispute over the route that a …
  • Theni forest fire: Toll rises to 18 as hospitalised woman dies March 23, 2018 12:40 am COIMBATORE, THENI: With the death of a 32-year-old woman, the death toll in the forest fire at Kurangani in Theni district touched 18 on Thursday. The deceased was identified as E Jayasree (32), a native of Tiruchy, working at a private telecommunication …
  • Death toll from Theni forest rises to 18 March 22, 2018 7:36 am The death toll from the devastating fire in the reserve forest atop the Kurangani hills in Theni on Thursday rose to 18 with a young woman succumbing to her injuries at a private hospital in Coimbatore. E Jayashree, hailing from Chennai, was rushed to a …
  • Theni project: NGO accuses INO collaboration of submitting false information to committee March 18, 2018 1:15 am CHENNAI: City-based environmental organisation Poovulagin Nanbargal has accused India-based Neutrino Observatory (INO) collaboration of submitting false information before the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and …
  • Theni forest fire death toll mounts to 14, case booked against trekking club owner March 15, 2018 6:38 pm The massive forest fire in the hills near Korangani, in Theni district on Sunday night (File Photo | EPS) THENI: The toll in the devastating fire at Kurangani forests in the district has risen to 14 with three more victims succumbing to injuries at …
  • Theni forest fire: Death toll mounts to 14, case filed against trekking club owner March 15, 2018 6:22 pm Theni: The toll in the devastating fire at Kurangani forests in Theni  district has risen to 14 with three more victim succumbing to injuries at hospitals in Madurai on Thursday, police said. While Divya Viswanathan of Coimbatore district, died at a …
  • 10 trekkers killed in Theni forest fire March 12, 2018 4:09 pm The toll in the forest fire in Theni district rose to 10 on Monday as the Tamil Nadu government ordered a probe into it and assured action against those who allegedly arranged for the expedition without permission. IMAGE:  Relatives of the trekkers caught …
  • Theni forest fire: Kerala bans trekking, TN orders probe March 12, 2018 2:39 pm Twenty-seven people have been rescued so far by the fire and forest departments, along with Indian Air Force’s (IAF's) aid — 11 of them is admitted to hospitals in Madurai and Erode after suffering serious burns. The defence ministry swung into full …
  • Theni forest fire: trekkers being treated for burns at Madurai hospital March 12, 2018 8:54 am Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J. Radhakrishnan on Monday said that efforts are on to save the lives of trekkers who were caught in the Theni forest fires on Sunday, some of whom have been admitted with severe burn injuries, at the Government Rajaji Hospital …
  • 9 trekkers killed in massive fire in Theni forest, IAF conducts rescue ops March 12, 2018 6:58 am Theni: Nine of the 39 trekkers who were trapped in Sunday’s raging forest fire deep in Kurangani hills reserve near Theni in Tamil Nadu have died.  The people who died in the fire includes four women, four men and a child. Out of 27 people who have been …
  • Nine trekkers killed in massive forest blaze in Tamil Nadu's Theni March 12, 2018 6:27 am Theni: Nine of the 39 trekkers who were trapped in Sunday’s raging forest fire deep in Kurangani hills reserve near Theni in Tamil Nadu have died on Monday. The people who died in the fire includes four women, four men and a child. Out of 27 people who …
  • Theni forest fire: 9 trekkers killed in massive blaze; IAF conducts rescue ops March 12, 2018 5:48 am Theni: Nine of the 39 trekkers who were trapped in Sunday’s raging forest fire deep in Kurangani hills reserve near Theni in Tamil Nadu have died on Monday. The people who died in the fire includes four women, four men and a child. Out of 27 people who …
  • 5 trekkers killed in Theni forest fire, 30 saved, IAF conducts rescue operations March 12, 2018 3:32 am Theni: Five of the 39 trekkers who were trapped in Sunday’s raging forest fire deep in Kurangani hills reserve near Theni in Tamil Nadu have died.  Thirty of the trekkers, mostly students, have been rescued and were rushed to a government hospital. The …
  • Theni forest fire Highlights: At least five persons suffer burn injuries, low visibility hampers rescue ops March 11, 2018 10:41 pm Several fire tenders have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway. Around 30 people are believed to be trapped in Kurangani hills after a fire broke out in the forest in Theni district of Tamil Nadu on Sunday. Defence Minister Nirmala …
  • Theni Fire Highlights: About 30 Caught In Tamil Nadu Forest Fire, IAF On Rescue March 11, 2018 10:33 pm Theni Fire: Firefighters are at the spot to douse the flame New Delhi:  About 30 students trekking in Kurankani hills in Theni were caught in a forest fire. Fire fighters have reached the spot to rescue the students. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has also …
  • Theni forest fire: 65 trapped in Kurangani hills, deaths feared March 11, 2018 10:21 pm Several fire tenders have reached the spot and rescue operations are underway. AT LEAST 65 trekkers, many of them believed to be college students, IT employees and families with children from Chennai, Coimbatore and Tirupur, were trapped Sunday in a fire …
  • Theni Fire Live Updates: About 30 Caught In Tamil Nadu Forest Fire, IAF On Rescue March 11, 2018 4:56 pm Theni Fire: Firefighters are at the spot to douse the flame New Delhi:  About 30 students trekking in Kurankani hills in Theni were caught in a forest fire. Fire fighters have reached the spot to rescue the students. The Indian Air Force (IAF) has also …
  • Theni forest fire: Rescue operations underway March 11, 2018 4:23 pm On Sunday evening, a forest fire erupted in Theni. At least 20 college students, who had gone trekking in the Kurangani region were trapped. However, locals estimate the number of students around 55. In an unfortunate turn of events, the forests in …