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  • Coimbatore: Tiger found dead in Sirumugai forest September 22, 2021 7:49 am
  • Delivery service start-up Errando plans expansion in South India September 22, 2021 7:15 am Errando, the first hyper local delivery start-up in Kerala providing B2B service to entrepreneurs who do not have their own delivery system, e-commerce businesses, delivery of commodities from the establishments of the choice of the customers or residences …
  • Live: TN to constitute task force to provide land to landless September 22, 2021 6:15 am LIVE NOW Tamil Nadu added 1,647 new cases of Covid-19 compared to 1,661 cases it reported on Monday. Despite this marginal drop, at least 14 districts including Trichy, Salem, Vellore and Coimbatore reported more cases compared to their Monday tally. …
  • Red-necked phalarope spotted in Tiruppur district September 22, 2021 5:42 am Birdwatchers recently spotted a red-necked phalarope (Phalaropus lobatus), a migratory bird that breeds in the Arctic region, at Uppar dam in Dharapuram, making it the first possible sighting of the bird in Tiruppur district. Member of the Dharapuram …
  • 98% Amazon sellers believe tech adoption gives them better customer reach: Nielsen study September 22, 2021 5:02 am At least 86% of sellers who participated in a survey expect an increase in sales this year. More than 50% of them are hopeful of a 25% growth compared to last year, while one in four sellers anticipate doubling their business through festive season sales …
  • As restrictions ease, passenger flow picks up from Chennai airport September 22, 2021 3:14 am With gradual relaxations in COVID-19 curbs in the State, air travel has started picking up pace and Chennai airport is beginning to witness a positive trajectory in passenger traffic. From recording 4.46 lakh domestic travellers in July, there was a 37% …
  • Tiger found dead in Sirumugai forest September 22, 2021 1:41 am Coimbatore: A partially decomposed carcass of a tiger, which was aged eight to 10 years, was found in the reserve forest at Koothamandi north beat of the Sirumugai forest range here on Monday evening. Forest veterinary doctor Sukumar, along with two other …
  • Sniffer dog Roony gets 1st posting after completing training September 22, 2021 1:41 am Coimbatore: Two-year-old female sniffer dog Roony was sent to the Theni district police after the completion of six-month training to detect narcotic drugs at the detective dog training centre at the city police commissionerate here on Tuesday. Police from …
  • Min: Govt working to bring industries to all parts of state September 22, 2021 1:41 am Coimbatore: Industries minister Thangam Thennarasu on Tuesday said the state government was working for the uniform growth of industries and would take efforts to develop the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the district. He was in the city …
  • Man who stole car from Goa nabbed September 22, 2021 1:41 am Coimbatore: The city police on Tuesday detained a youth who had rented a car using fake IDs in Goa. He will be handed over to Goa police on Wednesday. Three of his friends managed to escape. Police said Mohammed Nowfal, 22, of Ernakulam in Kerala, and …
  • 90% clear test for BU PhD, MPhil admission September 22, 2021 1:40 am Coimbatore: Close to 90% of the candidates have cleared the online common eligibility test for admission to MPhil and PhD programmes at the Bharathiar University (BU). The results were announced a few hours after the examination that was conducted on …
  • Taxi driver held for raping minor girl September 22, 2021 1:40 am Coimbatore: The all-woman police (east) on Tuesday arrested a 39-year-old call taxi driver on charges of raping and impregnating a minor girl in the city. The call taxi driver, S Godwin alias Jebamani Godwin, a native of Perumalpuram in Tirunelveli …
  • Dist to get museum September 22, 2021 1:40 am Coimbatore: A museum will be set up in the district to promote the culture, arts and crafts of the state, archaeology and industries minister Thangam Thennarasu said here on Tuesday. The state government is also taking steps to protect and conserve …
  • Tax officer arrested for accepting bribe of Rs 1 lakh September 22, 2021 1:40 am Coimbatore: The directorate of vigilance and anti-corruption (DVAC) on Tuesday arrested a commercial tax officer (CTO) while he was accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from the owner of a private company. G Vivekanandan, a commercial tax officer, Avarampalayam …
  • Pollachi case: Accused receive supplementary chargesheet September 22, 2021 1:40 am Coimbatore: Nine accused of Pollachi rape case received copies of the supplementary chargesheet at the Mahila court here on Tuesday. According to sources, the supplementary chargesheet is over 1,000 pages. The court has adjourned the case to September 29. …
  • 71% Amazon sellers expect recovery of business during festive season: Study September 21, 2021 3:30 pm About 98 per cent of the surveyed sellers say that technology adoption and e-commerce have positively impacted their business, according to a study commissioned by Amazon to understand the expectations of small and medium businesses (SMBs) selling on the …
  • TN Government will release export policy soon, Industries Minister says September 21, 2021 11:46 am The State government will release an export policy on Wednesday, Thangam Thennarasu, Minister for Industries, Tamil Official Language, Tamil Culture, and Archaeology, said in Coimbatore on Tuesday. The Minister was speaking at the ‘Industrial Growth …
  • Tamil Nadu: Active Covid cases jump by 728 in two weeks September 21, 2021 11:30 am CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu added 1,661 new cases on Monday, against 1,697 cases registered on Sunday. But, active cases went up to 16,984 compared to 16,969 on Sunday. In the last two weeks, active cases in TN rose by 728 cases from 16,258 on September 6, when …
  • NGOs urge TN CM Stalin to declare a carbon neutral policy September 21, 2021 10:58 am Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) based in Tamil Nadu and involved in the conservation of the environment, on Tuesday requested Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to announce a carbon neutral policy for the state. Coimbatore-based NGO, ‘Osai’ on Monday …
  • Kochi tea trade raises concern over introduction of Japanese auction system September 21, 2021 9:25 am The Tea Trade Association of Cochin has voiced concern over the introduction of the Japanese system of auction, saying “it is now threatening to distort the flavour of the tea trade, even if the flavour of tea remains unchanged”. “We have reason to be …
  • Tiger found dead in Coimbatore forest division September 21, 2021 9:11 am
  • Wild jumbos tortured on IIT Palakkad campus September 21, 2021 2:48 am Express News Service PALAKKAD: A screaming and chasing crowd, deafening sound of crackers and an unknown terrain. The sight of a herd of 16 wild elephants, including calves, huddled on the IIT campus at Kanjikode in Palakkad on Monday, was distressing. The …
  • Encourage students to take up cross major courses: Academic September 21, 2021 12:20 am Coimbatore: All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) chairman Anil D Sahasrabudhe on Monday urged institutions to encourage students take up cross major courses with other professional degrees in science and arts. The academic, who was the chief …
  • Electrified railway line inspected September 21, 2021 12:20 am Coimbatore: Southern Railway officials led by commissioner of railway safety (CRS) Abhai Kumar Rai carried out a statutory safety inspection on the 43km-long newly-electrified railway section between Podanur and Pollachi Junction on Monday, The …
  • 9 students test positive for Covid-19 in Tirupur September 21, 2021 12:20 am Coimbatore: A total of nine students tested positive for Covid-19 in Tirupur district on Monday. As per instructions from the district collector to close schools that report more than three cases for three days, two schools were closed for three days on …
  • Mega drive launched to clean stormwater drains, channels September 21, 2021 12:20 am Coimbatore: With monsoon fast approaching, the district administration has deployed more than 1,200 workers to clean stormwater drains and channels of water bodies. Corporation commissioner Raja Gopal Sunkara and Coimbatore collector G S Sameeran …
  • Coimbatore: Ukkadam-Athupalam flyover work to wrap up by March 2023 September 21, 2021 12:20 am
  • Coimbatore logs 211 Covid cases September 21, 2021 12:20 am Coimbatore: There has been a slight decline in the positive cases of Covid-19 reported in the district on Monday after a marginal increase a day before. A total 211 positive cases were reported on Monday against 215 on Sunday. One death was reported on …
  • Cops arrest 2 burglars, recover 71 sovereigns September 21, 2021 12:20 am Coimbatore: The rural police on Sunday arrested two men and recovered 71 sovereigns of stolen gold ornaments, 4.5kg of silver articles and a motorcycle from them. Police said Gopalraju, 56, of Ragavendra Residency at Edayarpalayam, is working as a chief …
  • Man arrested for sexually assaulting sister-in-law September 21, 2021 12:20 am Coimbatore: The Palladam all women police arrested a 24-year-old youth on Sunday for sexually assaulting his sister-in-law at the victim’s residence near Pongalur in Tirupur district. A police officer said that the accused was working in a garments company …
  • City corporation cancels works worth Rs 39 crore September 21, 2021 12:20 am Coimbatore: The city corporation has cancelled proposed civic works worth about Rs 39 crore citing fund crunch and shift in priority through a resolution passed on August 31. As per the resolution uploaded on the corporation website, works including …
  • Encroached OSR land retrieved September 21, 2021 12:20 am Coimbatore: A day after a TOI report highlighted encroachment of a 36-cent land earmarked as open space reserve (OSR) on Ramakrishna Layout at Cheran Ma Nagar, a team of officials from the town planning wing of the Coimbatore corporation retrieved it on …
  • Coimbatore paramedics go the extra mile to save woman, newborn September 20, 2021 8:10 pm By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The smart thinking of a 108 ambulance crew saved a 27-year-old woman who went into labour onboard the ambulance and her newborn on Monday. Upon receiving a call at 6 am about the woman M Deepa of Melur in Kandhavayal …
  • Hiring activity in August up 14% y-o-y: Report September 20, 2021 12:39 pm Hiring activity witnessed a 14 per cent year-over-year growth in August 2021, according to the Monster Employment Index. The job analysis report by Monster.com, a Quess Company includes findings for August 2021, providing insights into the job market …
  • Hiring activity witnesses marginal growth sequentially in August: Report September 20, 2021 12:22 pm Hiring activity witnessed a marginal growth of 1 per cent in August sequentially due to decline in job postings in sectors including engineering, logistic, agro-based industries among others, which has shown a slight improvement in the previous month, a …
  • Hiring activity picks up as these sectors offer more jobs. Check details September 20, 2021 11:34 am Hiring activity in the month of August showed 1% marginal growth sequentially due to decline in job postings in sectors including engineering, logistic, agro-based industries among others, which has shown a slight improvement in July, a report said. The …
  • Bengaluru top city for hirings in August; Pune, Chennai follow September 20, 2021 8:53 am India's job market is hiring at 14%, showing that the country's made a fairly good recovery from the first wave impact last year. (Representative image)BENGALURU: Tech is back in fashion, as hiring activity year-over-year has picked up most in …
  • Internal complaints committees in education institutions serving their purpose? September 20, 2021 7:05 am Express News Service COIMBATORE:  The Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) set up in higher education institutions to investigate complaints of sexual harassment from students and staff are not functioning properly, an RTI activist has alleged. On September …
  • UAE flights: Air Arabia's special Dh300 fares to... September 20, 2021 6:49 am Sharjah-based airline Air Arabia has rolled out a special offer for passengers flying to India. Starting from Dh300 to Dh600 one-way fare, the scheme is available for 11 Indian cities. Flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Kochi cost Dh300 one-way. Those …
  • 16.43L doses administered in second mega vaccination drive in Tamilnadu September 20, 2021 5:58 am A total of 16,43,879 lakh doses of vaccines were administered in Tamil Nadu during the second mega vaccination drive on Sunday. The Health Department had fixed a target of 15 lakh and inoculations over and above the expected numbers were achieved around 6 …
  • Over 16L people vaccinated in TN's 2nd mega vaccine camp September 20, 2021 5:51 am (MENAFN - IANS) Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu health department has administered 16,43,879 lakh doses of vaccine in the second mega vaccination camp organised by it. The state public health department in a statement on Sunday said that this has …
  • Coimbatore: Sulur Air Force station plans parallel taxi track, essential in times of war September 20, 2021 5:18 am
  • 16.43 lakh people get jabs at second mega camp September 20, 2021 1:22 am The second mega vaccination camp held on Sunday covered 16,43,879 people in the State, marking the administration of one crore COVID-19 vaccine doses from the start of September till now. This took the coverage in government vaccination centres to over …
  • Fresh Covid-19 cases pose challenge: Health minister September 20, 2021 12:13 am Coimbatore: The district remains ahead of other districts in terms of Covid vaccination, but over 200 daily fresh cases continue to pose challenges, health minister Ma Subramanian said here on Sunday. “75% of the eligible population in Coimbatore have …
  • Duo held for selling ganja September 20, 2021 12:13 am Coimbatore: The city police arrested two people on Saturday for selling beeda containing ganja at a petty shop on Raja Street here. Police seized 300g ganja from the duo. The arrested people were identified as P Nemaram, 51, of Kovilpalayam in Coimbatore …
  • No delay in seat sharing deal with AIADMK: Annamalai September 20, 2021 12:13 am Coimbatore: BJP state president K Annamalai has ruled out any hitches in seat-sharing talks with AIADMK for the local body elections in nine districts. “Seat-sharing talks are progressing in a smooth manner,” he told reporters in Coimbatore on Sunday …
  • Health staff kept Zika, Nipah at bay: Minister September 20, 2021 12:13 am Coimbatore: Health minister Ma Subramanian on Sunday said efforts taken by health staff in sensitizing people in villages in TN-Kerala border helped keep Nipah and Zika virus from entering the state. While taking stock of mass vaccination drive in Pollachi …
  • Man attempts to rob ATM at Vellalore September 20, 2021 12:13 am Coimbatore: An unidentified person attempted to break open an automated telling machine (ATM) of a nationalized bank at Vellalore here in the early hours of Sunday morning after spraying black paint on CCTV cameras. However, an inbuilt alarm went off when …
  • BU VC concerned over undue delay in clearing PhD works September 20, 2021 12:13 am Coimbatore: Bharathiar University (BU) vice-chancellor has raised concerns about undue delay in awarding PhDs to scholars in the varsity. Much of the delay was attributed to research supervisors and the varsity is working out ways and means to eliminate …
  • Mass vaccination drive: Over 48% people get second dose September 20, 2021 12:13 am ed:saju Coimbatore: As many as 94,723 people were inoculated during the mass vaccination drive conducted across the district on Sunday. Almost half of them got their second dose. There was good demand for Covishield and vaccines were rushed to centres that …
  • Ready to face third Covid-19 wave, says health minister September 20, 2021 12:13 am Salem: Health minister Ma Subramaniam on Sunday said his department was ready to face the third wave of Covid-19, if that were to outbreak. The minister inspected a few vaccination centres in Erode, Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri and Salem districts on the …
  • Duo sells ganja-mixed paan products in Kovai, held September 19, 2021 11:42 pm By Express News Service COIMBATORE:  Two persons were arrested on Saturday for allegedly smuggling and selling sedatives and ganja-mixed paan products including beeda in the city.  Police said the duo sold the drug-laced beeda at a paan shop in Raja Street …
  • Mega drive exhausts TN’s vax stock, no camps today September 19, 2021 9:27 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI:  There will be no Covid-19 vaccination camps in the State on Monday, as it ran out of vaccine stocks after the mega vaccination camps held across the State on Sunday. On Sunday, the State held 18,824 vaccination camps with …
  • Shops closed on Sunday following orders September 19, 2021 6:49 pm All shops, including department stores, markets, malls and cinemas, remained shut in Coimbatore on Sunday following orders from the District Collector. The Collector had, on September 15, said he was placing additional curbs on Sundays to contain COVID-19 …
  • Coimbatore tops in vaccination coverage: TN Health Minister September 19, 2021 2:20 pm Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Sunday said that the Coimbatore district topped the state in vaccinating the highest percentage of the eligible population against Covid-19. Addressing reporters after inaugurating the second mega vaccination …
  • Coimbatore district tops TN in vaccinating highest percentage of eligible population, says Health Minister September 19, 2021 2:07 pm TN Health Minister Ma. Subramanian inaugurated the State’s second mega COVID-19 vaccination drive in Pollachi on Sunday Coimbatore district is leading in the State in terms of vaccinating the highest percentage of the eligible population against COVID-19, …
  • TN govt's preventive measures kept Zika, Nipah virus at bay: Health Minister September 19, 2021 12:49 pm By PTI COIMBATORE: Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Sunday said as a result of the stringent preventive measures taken by the government, Zika and Nipah virus were not able to enter the state from neighbouring Kerala. With Kerala reporting …
  • Coimbatore FOB’s various initiatives as part of Integrated Communication and Outreach Programme September 19, 2021 6:03 am The Field Outreach Bureau, Coimbatore organised an Integrated Communication and Outreach Programme on Nutrition month, Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and COVID awareness on 17.9.2021. At the Collectorate campus, Tirupur District Collector Dr. S. Vineeth flagged …
  • On 45 acres and for over 20 years: TN farmer scripts unique deer love story September 19, 2021 5:44 am Express News Service TIRUPPUR: Dear o deer! You can well exclaim in this instance. A 70-year-old resident of Pudupalayam in Avinashi, R Gurusamy has left 45 acres of his land in the village for the spotted deer to graze on for over 20 years. This has …
  • 38 aspirants make it to industrial skill training programme in city September 19, 2021 1:31 am Coimbatore: At least 38 of the 125 candidates, who turned out for the free industrial skill apprenticeship training, were selected for the programme in the first phase of mobilization drive at the government industrial training institute (ITI) here on …
  • Tipplers crowd Tasmac shops ahead of complete lockdown in Coimbatore September 19, 2021 1:31 am The city residents don’t seem to be panicking at the news of complete lockdown anymore.COIMBATORE: The city residents don’t seem to be panicking at the news of complete lockdown anymore. However, tipplers seem to be an exception and they were seen crowding …
  • Ramakrishna Layout residents seek help from corpn to reclaim encroached land September 19, 2021 1:31 am Coimbatore: Residents of Ramakrishna Layout in Cheran Ma Nagar have urged city corporation officials to retrieve a piece of land earmarked as open space reserve (OSR) from an encroacher. The layout was approved by the directorate of town and country …
  • Garbage dumping raises a stink on Kallukuzhi Street September 19, 2021 1:31 am Coimbatore: Residents of Kallukuzhi Street in Sundarapuram have urged the city corporation to remove garbage, including medical waste, dumped on the street. Outsiders as well as residents are dumping garbage as there are not adequate bins in the area. As …
  • ATM card fraudster arrested September 19, 2021 1:31 am Coimbatore: Police arrested a 33-year-old man on Friday for cheating elderly people by offering to help them withdraw cash from ATMs. The Ramanathapuram police identified him as Mohammed Thambi alias Mahi of Adirampattinam in Thanjavur district. “Mohammed …
  • Hold vax camps near Tasmac outlets: Vanathi September 19, 2021 1:31 am Coimbatore: BJP MLA Vanathi Srinivasan on Saturday said the state government could achieve the target of inoculating the maximum population at the earliest by conducting vaccination camps close to Tasmac outlets. She said there was a misconception among …
  • Farmhand held for rape & murder of octogenarian September 19, 2021 1:31 am Coimbatore: A 46-year-old man has been arrested for raping and murdering an 80-year-old woman at her farmhouse in a village near Anaimalai here on Thursday night under the influence of alcohol. The Anaimalai police identified the accused as P Ponnusamy, a …
  • CMCH celebrates 200 endovascular surgeries September 19, 2021 1:31 am Coimbatore: The department of vascular surgery of the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital (CMCH) is celebrating 200 endovascular surgeries since its inception in 2019. Endovascular surgeries become essential when patients develop blocks in blood supply to …
  • Land so deer: September 19, 2021 1:03 am Express News Service TIRUPPUR: Throughout human existence, land has been the resource above all others. In our quest for it, those that have an equal right over land – the wildlife – have often been treated expendable. And yet, a decision by a 70-year-old …
  • Navy observes International Coastal Clean-up Day in Kochi September 18, 2021 8:51 pm Kochi (Kerala) [India], September 19 (ANI): The Southern Naval Command observed International Coastal Clean-up Day on Saturday with a focus on mangrove plantation and clearance of plastic/non-biodegradable waste along with waterfront areas in and …
  • Coimbatore: Unable to score good marks in scholarship test by private NEET coaching centre, Class XI boy dies by suicide September 18, 2021 8:53 am By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The son of a TNAU professor who was studying in class XI and appeared for the scholarship exam conducted by a private NEET, JEE coaching centre in Coimbatore, died by suicide allegedly after he failed to secure marks. …
  • Tamil Nadu- Cops nab 8 Bangladeshi nationals in Tirupur - Coimbatore News s of India September 18, 2021 6:05 am
  • Live: Tamil Nadu logs 1,653 Covid cases, 22 deaths September 18, 2021 5:37 am Tamil Nadu on Saturday recorded 1,653 new Covid-19 infections, including a returnee from Maharashtra, pushing the overall tally to 26,43,683, while the fatality count rose to 35,310 with the death of 22 more people. Recoveries were below new infections …
  • Infosys to hire experienced professionals for lateral hiring. Check details September 18, 2021 3:52 am “Every career is a journey, and that is why at Infosys we ensure you have the right opportunities and support to move forward in your career, to the next innovation, the next breakthrough, the next opportunity. Whatever you set your sights on, we give you …
  • Two right wing outfit members held in Coimbatore for abusive posters on Periyar September 18, 2021 3:08 am By Express News Service COIMBATORE: Coimbatore city police arrested two members of a right wing outfit on Friday for putting up posters with derogatory comments against social reformer and Dravidar Kazhagam founder Periyar EV Ramasamy, whose birth …
  • Woman hires goons to murder husband September 18, 2021 12:41 am Coimbatore: The rural police on Thursday arrested a Sulur-based woman and three hired goons for attempting to murder her husband two weeks ago. The arrested people were identified as Thilagavathi, 48, wife of C Subramaniam of Moolai Veetu Thottam at East …
  • 400 acres identified for defence park September 18, 2021 12:41 am Coimbatore: The State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu (Sipcot) has identified 400 acres belonging to a private company in Sulur for the defence park. District revenue department officials have sent a proposal to the Commissionerate of Land …
  • BU felicitates 16 colleges featured in NIRF ranking September 18, 2021 12:41 am Coimbatore: Bharathiar University vice-chancellor P Kaliraj felicitated 16 affiliated colleges for making it to the top 200 list in the recently released National Institutional Ranking Framework, 2021. College principals collected memento from the vice- …
  • Vanathi launches free sanitary napkin scheme September 18, 2021 12:41 am Coimbatore: BJP national women’s wing chief Vanathi Srinivasan has launched a scheme to provide free sanitary napkins to 12,000 women every month to mark Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s birthday on Friday. “We have launched a scheme named Idham, which …
  • Wild tusker tramples farmer to death September 18, 2021 12:41 am Coimbatore: A 63-year-old farmer was trampled to death by a wild elephant on his agricultural land near Boluvampatti here in the early hours of Friday. A forest officer identified the deceased as R Chinnasamy, a resident of Viraliyur village. “He used to …
  • District administration to acquire 3,800 acres for industrial park September 18, 2021 12:41 am Coimbatore: The district administration is preparing to acquire 3,800 acres land at Annur and Mettupalayam taluks to set up an industrial park that is proposed by the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO). TIDCO officials had visited six …
  • Pandemic fear: College hostels in Coimbatore under scanner September 18, 2021 12:41 am
  • Two habitual offenders arrested September 18, 2021 12:41 am Coimbatore: Two men involved in chain and mobile phone snatching and motorcycle theft were arrested during a vehicle check at Singanallur here on Friday. Police have recovered gold ornaments weighing 10 sovereigns and two motorcycles from the arrested duo. …
  • Coimbatore: Deputy corporation commissioner relieved from post September 18, 2021 12:40 am
  • Ather Energy Inaugurates its largest Indian experience centre in Coimbatore September 17, 2021 1:02 pm   Bengaluru-based electric vehicle start-up, Ather Energy, has inaugurated its new retail outlet – Ather Space Experience Centre, in Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu). It needs to be mentioned that the new Ather Space in Coimbatore is the company’s largest Indian …
  • Farmer trampled to death by wild elephant near Coimbatore September 17, 2021 7:11 am
  • 25.2 per cent college students in Coimbatore discontinue studies to support their families: Survey September 17, 2021 3:38 am Express News Service COIMBATORE: A recent online survey conducted by city-based NGO 'Education Development Committee' revealed that 25.2 per cent of college students have discontinued their higher studies and shifted to work to support their …
  • Coimbatore: Gold, gadgets worth Rs 3 cr seized September 16, 2021 2:05 pm
  • Suspended cop arrested for smuggling banned tobacco products near Coimbatore September 16, 2021 1:04 pm
  • Gold, gadgets worth Rs 3 crore seized at Coimbatore airport September 16, 2021 1:04 pm
  • Power cut announced for parts of Coimbatore September 16, 2021 11:23 am
  • 45 students test Covid positive at Coimbatore private nursing college September 16, 2021 1:18 am Representative imageCOIMBATORE: With 16 more students from a private nursing college in Coimbatore testing positive for Covid -19 on Wednesday, the total number of students tested positive in the college has gone up to 45. The Coimbatore city corporation …
  • Man arrested for chain-snatching near Coimbatore September 15, 2021 10:16 am
  • Man dies in road accident near Coimbatore September 15, 2021 9:08 am
  • Tamil Nadu: 24X7 suicide prevention helpline starts in Coimbatore September 15, 2021 3:14 am
  • Tamil Nadu: Over 1.25 lakh Covid vaccine doses administered by 5pm in Coimbatore on Sunday September 12, 2021 1:31 pm
  • Coimbatore: Search on for man who raped woman, took video of the act September 11, 2021 11:18 pm Picture used for representational purpose onlyCOIMBATORE: A 25-year-old man has been booked for raping a 20-year-old woman, taking video of the act and blackmailing her. The east all-woman police have formed a special team to nab the accused, who is …
  • Coimbatore Corporation to vaccinate elderly and disabled at doorsteps September 9, 2021 11:19 am
  • Encroachments: Coimbatore Corporation’s ward and zonal level engineers to work with town planning section September 9, 2021 11:19 am
  • Coimbatore: Mother-to-be officer on cloud nine after surprise baby shower at office September 9, 2021 12:15 am
  • Nipah virus: Pig rearers, pork stall owners in Coimbatore put on high alert September 9, 2021 12:15 am The officials said while animals such as dogs, cats, horses and goats could become carriers of the virus, pigs had higher chances of getting infected with the virus, as they were mainly fed rotten fruits.COIMBATORE: Health officials in the district are on …
  • Storms expected to churn up dangerous waves, flooding along lakefront through Thursday September 22, 2021 2:17 pm Lakefront waves could reach as high as 18 feet Wednesday as forecasters warn of dangerous conditions along Lake Michigan. The waves, combined with above-average lake levels, are expected to flood lakefront paths and erode beaches, according to the National …
  • Fears drivers will use home 'as a toilet' after Stirchley restaurant licence bid September 22, 2021 1:02 pm A Birmingham restaurant’s licence bid is being objected to over fears delivery drivers will use the entrance to a neighbour’s home “as a toilet”. Yardbirds Chicken Limited has applied for a licence for a restaurant at Pershore Road, Stirchley, to sell …
  • Martin urged to ‘lead by example’ on overseas aid September 22, 2021 11:30 am Taoiseach Micheál Martin has been urged to “lead by example” ahead of his speech to the UN on Friday by signalling an increase in Overseas Development Aid (ODA) in the Budget in October. Ireland assumed the presidency of the UN Security Council at the …
  • McGinley seeks Duryea levee resolution September 22, 2021 8:37 am Luzerne County Councilman Tim McGinley appeared at Tuesday’s county Flood Protection Authority meeting seeking a resolution that will allow Duryea’s planned levee upgrade to proceed. Duryea officials want to pay the authority, which oversees the Wyoming …
  • Live: TN to constitute task force to provide land to landless September 22, 2021 6:15 am LIVE NOW Tamil Nadu added 1,647 new cases of Covid-19 compared to 1,661 cases it reported on Monday. Despite this marginal drop, at least 14 districts including Trichy, Salem, Vellore and Coimbatore reported more cases compared to their Monday tally. …
  • Goyim Defense League members hang antisemitic banner on Interstate 80 September 22, 2021 5:46 am Berkeley police were filmed standing behind two neo-Nazis who were hanging an antisemitic banner on a pedestrian bridge over Interstate 80. The video showed neo-Nazis associated with the alt-right group Goyim Defense League yelling conspiracy theories at …
  • Sniffer dog Roony gets 1st posting after completing training September 22, 2021 1:41 am Coimbatore: Two-year-old female sniffer dog Roony was sent to the Theni district police after the completion of six-month training to detect narcotic drugs at the detective dog training centre at the city police commissionerate here on Tuesday. Police from …
  • We visited a Huddersfield Asda, Iceland, Tesco, Lidl and Sainsburys to find out what’s missing from the shelves September 22, 2021 1:07 am This week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson issued a warning that supermarkets shelves could remain empty for months due to the lorry driver crisis ever-increasing gas demand. But how are stock levels being affected in Huddersfield? Today we set out to see …
  • Cauvery’s battle for survival amid TN, Karnataka water sharing dispute September 22, 2021 12:48 am Express News Service THANJAVUR: Cauvery, the river that nourishes all who flocked her banks, has long been an apple of discord between Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. But, the din of the mudslinging between the two riparian states drowns the river’s plea for …
  • Democrats to introduce package of limits on presidential powers September 22, 2021 12:40 am The anti-Trump bill: Democrats to introduce package that will make it harder for Presidents to bestow pardons, refuse to co-operate with investigators and SPEND money The legislation would make it harder for presidents to grant clemency or pardons in …
  • Forest Service sees bipartisan anger in Arizona over killed wildfire prevention contract September 21, 2021 11:38 pm (The Center Square) – The U.S Forest Service announced the cancellation of the Four Forest Restoration Initiative (4FRI), prompting criticism from Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and U.S. Senators Mark Kelly and Kyrsten Sinema. “The Forest Service blindsided …
  • Biden Brims With Bromides at UN, But Iran, for One, Is Unimpressed September 21, 2021 10:47 pm In the whole history of the United Nations it’s hard to think of a speech brimming with emptier bromides than President Biden’s today at the General Assembly. “Let's get to work,” is how he ended it. “Let’s make our better future. Now we can do this. …
  • Editorial: North Charleston should join other cities in restricting short-term rentals September 21, 2021 10:22 pm When the idea of regulating short-term rentals in North Charleston was first floated several years ago, it didn’t prove particularly popular, and nothing was done. It’s taken a few years, but the state’s third-largest city is now coming to a similar …
  • 10 Critical Behaviors That Build Employee Trust In CEOs September 21, 2021 9:42 pm Sep 21, 2021 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - ValueWalk) Many CEOs know that a lack of trust is a threat to their organization's growth. But most have done little to increase trust, primarily because they aren't sure where to start. To make trust a …
  • For Russia's Opposition, 'The Least-Worst Option' Was Key In the Duma Vote. Did It Work? September 21, 2021 8:40 pm Earlier this year, Sergei Rimsky resigned as a police officer in the city of Ivanovo, a depressed former industrial textile town of 400,000 northeast of Moscow. The reason? He was disgusted by the brutal police crackdown on protesters supporting anti- …
  • Statement by Rep. Babin: Hearing: NASA's Future in Low Earth Orbit: Considerations for International Space Station Extension and Transition September 21, 2021 6:47 pm Statement by Rep. Babin: Hearing: NASA's Future in Low Earth Orbit: Considerations for International Space Station Extension and Transition Press Release From: House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Posted: Tuesday, September 21, 2021 …
  • Michelle Goldberg: The middle-aged sadness behind the cancel culture panic September 21, 2021 6:42 pm In this August 1966, AP file photo, Chinese leader Mao Zedong meets with representatives of the revolutionary teachers and students from Peking and other parts of the country. Mao launches the decade-long Cultural Revolution to reassert his authority. …
  • Silly point: Joyce defence of Porter ridicules parliamentary rules September 21, 2021 6:38 pm Joyce suggests that Porter would have a “bit of time on (his) hands” now that he is on the backbench – just like Mr Joyce himself had for three years there. If this is true, why are we paying full pay for all those other parliamentarians on the backbenches …
  • 5 questions facing the Islanders as training camp opens September 21, 2021 6:29 pm The Islanders report for training camp on Wednesday with the first on-ice sessions on Thursday. While the core of the team remains mostly intact after back-to-back trips to the NHL final four — with losses to the eventual Stanley Cup champion Lightning …
  • <em>The Atlantic</em> Daily: A Guide to Thinking About COVID-19 This Fall September 21, 2021 6:14 pm Every weekday evening, our editors guide you through the biggest stories of the day, help you discover new ideas, and surprise you with moments of delight. Subscribe to get this delivered to your inbox. Each season of this pandemic raises its own batch of …
  • Consumer spending revival slow September 21, 2021 5:31 pm We forecast real household spending in Thailand to post growth of 0.2% year-on-year in 2021, following a contraction estimated at 11.8% last year as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and related lockdown measures. Total household spending (in real terms) …
  • Opinion: Fight overspending, not the debt ceiling September 21, 2021 5:21 pm Here we go again. Americans haven’t had to endure the brinkmanship of a debt ceiling vote in years. That’s because, when Donald Trump was president and both parties spent with abandon, Congress and the president agreed to suspend the debt ceiling for two …
  • Travel-Related Measles September 21, 2021 5:06 pm All measles cases in the United States originate from international travel. Your patients are at risk for measles infection if they have not been fully vaccinated. The best way to protect them from this serious disease — and prevent potential measles …
  • Liberal network columnist defends Russia investigation, suggests Durham probe is the real 'hoax' September 21, 2021 3:47 pm In media news today, the media peddles a narrative that horseback Border Patrol agents were using whips on Haitian migrants, Jen Psaki gets hammered for citing Biden's history with grief while discussing errant Afghanistan drone strike, and the media …
  • Metrika raises $14M funding for blockchain operational monitoring September 21, 2021 3:35 pm Metrika Inc., an operational analytics and monitoring service for blockchains, today announced that it has secured $14 million in new funding led by Neotribe Ventures to expand its platform and broaden its customer base. Other investors also participating …
  • CO2 shortage - when could disruption hit supermarket shelves September 21, 2021 1:44 pm The CO2 shortage is set to cause havoc with food and drink supplies in the UK, with disruption expected in under two weeks. A food industry expert has warned that shoppers will start to notice empty shelves within days. CO2 is used in food packaging, as …
  • The Point, Sept. 21, 2021: Florida Is Beginning The Process Of Redrawing Its Electoral Districts September 21, 2021 1:42 pm Subscribe to The Point to invite us into your inbox with the most important Florida news from Monday through Friday at 8 a.m. • WUFT News: Heavy Rain Is Flooding Wildlife Trails In Alachua County. “After Hurricane Elsa in July, Alachua County Preserves …
  • Picture Stories review – how one news magazine blew up British photography September 21, 2021 1:21 pm With photo-editing software and deepfakes continuing to steadily erode trust in visual media, it feels almost alien to hark back to a time of reverential interest and belief in photographs – when they held a totemic power to broaden worldviews and shape …
  • When the lights DID go out: How 1970s Britain plunged into darkness with a three-day working week September 21, 2021 1:01 pm As Britain grapples with soaring gas and electricity prices and an energy supply crisis, Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has been forced to say there is 'no question of the lights going out'. But, when the country was gripped by strikes by coal …
  • The Liberals won the election. What will be the toughest promises for them to keep? September 21, 2021 12:26 pm Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau led his party to a victory on Monday after voters responded to his snap election call with another minority mandate in the House of Commons. But now that the party’s promises to Canadians have paved the way for it to once …
  • Tamil Nadu: Active Covid cases jump by 728 in two weeks September 21, 2021 11:30 am CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu added 1,661 new cases on Monday, against 1,697 cases registered on Sunday. But, active cases went up to 16,984 compared to 16,969 on Sunday. In the last two weeks, active cases in TN rose by 728 cases from 16,258 on September 6, when …
  • Hay West is looking for suppliers and customers for hay from eastern Canada September 21, 2021 10:52 am CFA has received enough donation to get the program running.   Ottawa—Hay West is up and running, says the Canadian Federation of Agriculture, which is collecting names of people looking to supply or buy hay under the program. President Mary Robinson said …
  • OPINION | OTHERS SAY: Here come the tax increases September 21, 2021 10:44 am Most of us agree that tax law should be fair and equitable and that government spending should stay within fiscal means. But when the spending wish list grows, the reflexive response is to find someone or something to tax. The Biden administration's $3 …
  • CO2 crisis: Ten days until shoppers see empty shelves, warns industry chief September 21, 2021 9:39 am Shoppers may notice that products are missing from supermarket shelves “in about 10 days”, the chief executive of the Food and Drink Federation has said. Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Ian Wright described the potential shortages of CO2 supply …
  • CO2 crisis: Government in talks to help CF Fertilisers as food industry warns of shortages September 21, 2021 9:36 am The Government has offered help to the UK’s biggest CO2 supplier after rocketing gas prices halted production – but said propping it up would only ever be temporary. CF Fertilisers’ two plants – in Billingham and Cheshire – remain shut, as the food …
  • '10 DAYS' to fix CO2 crisis! Food and Drink industry is under 'most strain in 40 years' September 21, 2021 9:32 am Britain has 10 days to fix the C02 crisis before shoppers stop being able to buy products like chicken and pork, an industry boss warned today.  A 70 percent rise in wholesale gas prices last month has prompted US-owned CF Industries to stop production at …
  • The US millionaire who has Britain over a barrel of CO2 September 21, 2021 9:30 am Ministers are desperately trying to persuade the millionaire boss of a US fertiliser firm that produces 60 per cent of the UK's CO2 to restart production.  CF Industries, one of the biggest fertiliser businesses in the world, shut its two plants in …
  • Shoppers warned some supermarket products could vanish from shelves 'within 10 days' September 21, 2021 9:22 am Shoppers may notice that products are missing from supermarket shelves "in about 10 days", the chief executive of the Food and Drink Federation has said. Speaking on BBC Radio 4's Today programme, Ian Wright described the potential shortages …
  • Shoppers may notice products missing from supermarket shelves 'in about 10 days' September 21, 2021 9:14 am Shoppers have been warned that they may notice products missing from supermarket shelves 'in about 10 days'. The chief executive of the Food and Drink Federation gave the stark message this morning Speaking on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Ian …
  • The Trudeau era continues — for now September 21, 2021 8:48 am It's not a majority. It might not even be a stronger minority. It could, in fact, end up being an election that produces a House of Commons nearly identical to the one that was dissolved five weeks ago. But it's a win for Justin Trudeau — which, …
  • Energy crisis: Government strikes deal to restart CO2 production as Ofgem orders firms to pay tariff September 21, 2021 8:43 am 'We’re focused on helping the vulnerable' - Kwarteng on energy crisis The government has reached a deal with American firm CF Industries to restart carbon dioxide production at its UK plants in Cheshire and Teesside. Business secretary Kwasi …
  • Merge, reform universities post-Covid September 21, 2021 6:48 am PRIVATE higher education institutions (PHEI) have been hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, with lockdowns affecting current students as well as enrolment of new students. According to the National Association of Private Educational Institutions (Napei) as …
  • Editorial: When government grows, so will taxes September 21, 2021 6:47 am Most of us agree that tax law should be fair and equitable and that government spending should stay within fiscal means. But when the spending wish list grows, the reflexive response is to find someone or something to tax. The Biden administration’s $3.5 …
  • Journalistic bias against anti-maskers/vaxxers September 21, 2021 5:43 am Anti-mask protesters assail Gov. Ned Lamont as he leaves a roundtable event. On August 25,  the Mirror published an article on a protest against Gov. Lamont by anti-maskers that essentially consisted of a one-sided disparaging of them. The rest of the …
  • Focus on investments that require skilled labour, govt urged September 21, 2021 3:50 am PETALING JAYA: The time has come for Malaysia to focus on high-skill jobs over cheap labour. The way to achieve this is to slowly remove incentives for low-wage labour intensive industries and shift the focus to quality foreign direct investments (FDI), …
  • Green Leader Annamie Paul loses third bid for Toronto Centre September 21, 2021 2:36 am TORONTO - Green Party Leader Annamie Paul has lost her third bid for a seat in Toronto Centre as early results show the party leading in two other ridings. Paul had seen a swell of support in last year's byelection, when she drew 33 per cent of the …
  • The Cancel Culture Panic and Middle-Aged Sadness September 21, 2021 12:14 am “The Chair,” a Netflix comic drama about academia starring Sandra Oh, turns on a particularly absurd and unfair cancellation. In the first episode Bill, a onetime superstar English professor who’s falling apart after the death of his wife, is giving a …
  • Michael Gableman, Wisconsin election investigator, warns of subpoenas, 'comprehensive audit' September 20, 2021 9:16 pm MADISON, Wis. — The retired conservative Wisconsin Supreme Court justice leading a Republican-ordered investigation into the 2020 presidential election released a video Monday threatening to subpoena election officials who don’t comply and saying the …
  • The submarine row that is sinking diplomatic relations September 20, 2021 9:13 pm The three-way pact between Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States to build four new submarines, nuclear propelled but not nuclear armed, for delivery in about four years’ time for the Australian Navy, may or may not alter the strategic balance …
  • Oregon lawmakers meet to discuss redrawing congressional districts September 20, 2021 7:23 pm KGW's Pat Dooris explains what's at stake as state lawmakers meet to discuss redrawing Oregon's congressional districts. SALEM, Ore. — The Oregon Legislature will gather for a special session to take up redistricting, starting Monday. The …
  • Pennsylvania Senate Democrats file suit, allege GOP ‘overreaching’ in election subpoena September 20, 2021 6:48 pm (The Center Square) – Pennsylvania Senate Democrats filed a legal challenge in Commonwealth Court against what they call an “overreaching” subpoena of election records containing personal information for nearly 7 million voters. The lawsuit filed late …
  • Wisconsin Republican Defends Legitimacy of 2020 Election Investigation September 20, 2021 5:28 pm The Wisconsin Republican leading the state’s partisan inquiry into the 2020 election results on Monday took his most public step forward yet, warning election clerks that they would face subpoenas if they did not cooperate and defending the investigation’s …
  • Indian farmers remain defiant, a year after ‘black laws’ passed September 20, 2021 2:29 pm New Delhi, India – It is a humid and sweaty morning. The nearby drain, overflowing with overnight monsoon rains, stinks. A few metres away, pigs rummage through the rubbish. But the weather or stink does not dissuade Bapu Nishtar Singh, who has been …
  • Editorial: Voter information subpoenas are an outrage September 20, 2021 2:02 pm There is no question that the motivation both in support of and in objection to a “forensic investigation” of the 2020 election in Pennsylvania is purely partisan. The Republican-controlled Senate Intergovernmental Operations Committee has voted to …
  • e-Naira: CBN Advised To Test Run Digital Currency Before Launch September 20, 2021 1:48 pm The Central Bank of Nigeria has been urged to test run its proposed e-naira, Nigeria’s digital currency before it is fully released for public use. Giving this advice was Comercio Partners, a fixed income securities and equities trading firm, ahead of the …
  • Biden to Raise Cap on Refugee Admissions to 125,000 September 20, 2021 1:44 pm Daily Political Briefing Sept. 20, 2021Updated  Sept. 20, 2021, 8:00 p.m. ET Sept. 20, 2021, 8:00 p.m. ET WASHINGTON — President Biden intends to increase to 125,000 the number of refugees who can enter the United States in the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 …
  • Two doctors stabbed by patient at Kimberley hospital September 20, 2021 1:37 pm The SA Medical Association (Sama) has called on the management of Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Hospital in Kimberley to explain how two doctors were allegedly stabbed by a male patient at the weekend. “[The stabbing] is yet another example of public hospitals …
  • Six Rules That Will Define Our Second Pandemic Winter September 20, 2021 1:20 pm For nearly two years now, Americans have lived with SARS-CoV-2. We know it better than we once did. We know that it can set off both acute and chronic illness, that it spreads best indoors, that masks help block it, that our vaccines are powerful against …
  • Louisianans' way of life on the coast is threatened by the very plans meant to save their wetlands and barrier islands from rising seas September 20, 2021 1:11 pm (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Craig E. Colten, Louisiana State University (THE CONVERSATION) Waves of disaster have earned Louisiana a reputation as the place to watch for …
  • News24.com | Kimberley hospital patient arrested after allegedly stabbing 2 doctors and a patient September 20, 2021 11:55 am The Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe hospital in Kimberley. A patient allegedly stabbed two doctors and a patient at a Kimberley hospital.  The patient is expected to appear in court this week, facing three charges of attempted murder. The South African Medical …
  • When It Comes to Renewable Energy in Emerging Markets, It’s All About the Basics September 20, 2021 10:23 am (MENAFN- Syndication Bureau) By Joseph Dana As the technology improves and prices fall for renewable energy, more countries in emerging markets are hoping to go green. China and the United States, in particular, are vying for influence in these markets. …
  • Inflation ‘like a hungry rat tucking into a piece of cheese’ September 20, 2021 7:45 am Rising inflation has renewed concerns that surging prices have yet to peak, putting pressure on household budgets, savings and investments, as well as the Bank of England. Official figures released last week showed UK Consumer Price Inflation increased by …
  • US probe into Binance reportedly expands to investigate insider trading September 20, 2021 7:27 am Binance is apparently facing more pressure from regulators over possible abuses at its cryptocurrency exchange. Bloomberg sources said US officials have expanded their probe of Binance to include possible insider trading and market manipulation. The …
  • Metro Trains boss sees merit in mandatory vaccinations September 20, 2021 7:22 am More than 80 per cent of staff indicated in a recent Metro survey that they received at least one vaccine dose or planned to get the jab. Metro is considering options for how to deal with workers who do not get vaccinated, including rapid antigen testing …
  • 3 dirt-cheap penny stocks to buy in an ISA September 20, 2021 7:12 am I’m looking for the best penny stocks to buy for my Stocks and Shares ISA. The near-term outlook for global stock markets is uncertain as the economic rebound cools. But as someone who invests with a long-term view, the possibility of some share market …
  • News24.com | Boxing legend Manny Pacquiao to run for president in 2022 September 20, 2021 7:05 am Manny Pacquiao. (Photo by Michael Owens/Getty Images) Philippine boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao declared he will run for president in 2022, vowing to tackle poverty and corruption as he seeks to win over voters with his rags-to-riches story. "The …
  • Star Filipino boxer enters race for the presidency September 20, 2021 6:12 am Philippine boxer-turned-politician Manny Pacquiao declared yesterday he will run for president in 2022, ending months of speculation about whether the legendary fighter would seek the country’s top job. “The time is now — we are ready to rise to the …
  • 16.43L doses administered in second mega vaccination drive in Tamilnadu September 20, 2021 5:58 am A total of 16,43,879 lakh doses of vaccines were administered in Tamil Nadu during the second mega vaccination drive on Sunday. The Health Department had fixed a target of 15 lakh and inoculations over and above the expected numbers were achieved around 6 …
  • Over 16L people vaccinated in TN's 2nd mega vaccine camp September 20, 2021 5:51 am (MENAFN - IANS) Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu health department has administered 16,43,879 lakh doses of vaccine in the second mega vaccination camp organised by it. The state public health department in a statement on Sunday said that this has …
  • Boxer-turned-politician Pacquiao to run for Philippines president September 20, 2021 5:30 am MANILA: Philippine boxer-turned-politician Manny Pacquiao declared on Sunday he will run for president in 2022, ending months of speculation about whether the legendary fighter would seek the country’s top job. “The time is now — we are ready to rise to …
  • Manny Pacquiao declares run for presidency in 2022 September 20, 2021 5:18 am This handout photo taken on September 19, 2021, courtesy of the office of Philippine Senator Koko Pimentel shows Philippine boxer-turned-politician Manny Pacquiao (L) gesturing during the PDP-Laban national assembly in Manila. (Photo by – / Office of …
  • More couples are calling it quits post-pandemic September 20, 2021 3:53 am Following a decline in divorces during the pandemic, marriage counselors report more couples are calling it quits. HARRISBURG, Pa. — Following years of declining divorce rates—including during the pandemic—reports suggest more couples are deciding to end …
  • Public shaming of supposed lockdown criminals has got to stop September 20, 2021 3:05 am Last week after a particularly intense day of homeschooling I took my kids to the local playground in the afternoon. It was a warm day, with spring in full bloom, and a lot of other parents it seemed had decided to bring their children to the playground as …
  • Negotiations between Catholic Health, CWA continue before contract expires September 20, 2021 2:04 am BUFFALO, N.Y. —Catholic Health and union leaders are racing against the clock before contracts for 2,500 health care workers expire this month. Catholic Health officials say negotiations with the Communications Workers of America continued throughout the …
  • Stockmarket on the up, now waiting on alert level decision September 20, 2021 1:32 am OPINION: All and all last week was a good one for the local stock market with the NZX50 adding around 1.3 per cent, and outperforming several global peers in the process. The June quarter GDP numbers shot the lights out which helped the mood. As did a …
  • 16.43 lakh people get jabs at second mega camp September 20, 2021 1:22 am The second mega vaccination camp held on Sunday covered 16,43,879 people in the State, marking the administration of one crore COVID-19 vaccine doses from the start of September till now. This took the coverage in government vaccination centres to over …
  • Relocate paddy to safer place, farmers tell govt September 20, 2021 12:13 am Erode: Farmers in Gobichettipalayam taluk have urged the state government to relocate the paddy in the direct procurement centres to a safer place to protect the same from rain. There are 10 direct procurement centres in Gobichettipalayam taluk. One of …
  • Ready to face third Covid-19 wave, says health minister September 20, 2021 12:13 am Salem: Health minister Ma Subramaniam on Sunday said his department was ready to face the third wave of Covid-19, if that were to outbreak. The minister inspected a few vaccination centres in Erode, Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri and Salem districts on the …
  • Philippine boxer Manny Pacquiao to run for president in 2022 in anti-Duterte bid September 19, 2021 11:14 pm Issued on: 19/09/2021 - 15:47 Philippine boxer-turned-politician Manny Pacquiao declared Sunday he will run for president in 2022, ending months of speculation about whether the legendary fighter would seek the country's top job. "The time …
  • Pacquiao to run for Philippines president September 19, 2021 9:29 pm (MENAFN - Gulf Times) Philippine boxer-turned-politician Manny Pacquiao yesterday declared he will run for president in 2022, ending months of speculation about whether the legendary fighter would seek the country's top job. “The time is now — we are …
  • Biden falters in pledge to strengthen US alliances September 19, 2021 9:21 pm President BidenJoe BidenSunday shows preview: Coronavirus dominates as country struggles with delta variant Did President Biden institute a vaccine mandate for only half the nation's teachers? Democrats lean into vaccine mandates ahead of midterms MORE …
  • NIH director: Teachers, parents possibly in same category as health care workers for COVID-19 September 19, 2021 8:28 pm National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins said on Sunday that people who are regularly in contact with children may need to be considered in the same high-risk category as health care workers for COVID-19. Appearing on CBS's " …
  • Transcript: Dr. Francis Collins on “Face the Nation” September 19, 2021 4:50 pm The following is a transcript of an interview with Dr. Francis Collins, the director of the National Institutes of Health, that aired on Sunday, September 19, 2021, on “Face the Nation.” MARGARET BRENNAN: We’d like to now welcome the director of the …
  • Disputes Over the 2020 Election Results Continue in PA September 19, 2021 4:35 pm HARRISBURG – Pennsylvania Capital-Star is reporting…Following up on a threat made earlier this week, Pennsylvania Senate Democratic lawmakers sued their Republican counterparts to block 17 subpoenas issued this week to begin an investigation of the 2020 …
  • Durham's Russia investigation ends not with a bang — but with a whimper September 19, 2021 3:15 pm Special Counsel John Durham was tasked with investigating the origins of the FBI’s Russia investigation. He now appears to have ended his work not with a bang, but with a whimper. It is hard to see how the case Durham filed on Thursday against Washington …
  • NIH chief expects FDA to expand booster recommendation in “coming weeks” September 19, 2021 2:49 pm Washington — Dr. Francis Collins, head of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), predicted Sunday that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will widen its recommendation on who should receive a COVID-19 booster shot in the “coming weeks” after the …
  • Manny Pacquiao’s next fight to be for the presidency of his country September 19, 2021 2:29 pm Philippine boxer-turned-politician Manny Pacquiao declared Sunday he will run for president in 2022, ending months of speculation about whether the legendary fighter would seek the country’s top job. “The time is now — we are ready to rise to the challenge …
  • Philippines’ Manny Pacquiao to run for president in 2022 September 19, 2021 12:49 pm Philippine boxer-turned-politician Manny Pacquiao declared that he will run for president in 2022. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) Manny Pacquiao has declared his intentions to run for president in 2022. The Philippine boxer-turned politician …
  • Fascism makes a comeback — but nothing about its methods is especially new September 19, 2021 12:36 pm On Nov. 3, 2020, the American people conclusively decided to make Donald Trump their first one-term president in more than a quarter-century. On every previous occasion when an incumbent president was defeated — it had happened 10 times before Trump, the …
  • Irregular bus services drive Erode schoolgirl to her wit’s end September 18, 2021 6:26 am Express News Service ERODE: A class X student in Vallipurathanpalayam tried to kill herself on Thursday allegedly after being told by her father to stop attending school because bus services to the village had not resumed fully post easing of lockdown …
  • Allegations of favouring China could erode confidence in IMF chief September 18, 2021 1:44 am International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva at a news conference during the IMF and World Bank's 2019 Annual Fall Meetings of finance ministers and bank governors, in Washington October 17, 2019. — Reuters pic WASHINGTON, …
  • Allegations of favoring China could erode confidence in IMF chief September 17, 2021 4:23 pm IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva could see confidence in her leadership eroded due to charges she pressured staff to manipulate a flagship World Bank report to help China A storm of controversy threatens to undermine Kristalina Georgieva's leadership of …
  • China Is Using Wokeism to Erode US Democracy, Author Says September 17, 2021 1:30 pm The communist regime in China is using “wokeism” as a geopolitical tool to undermine U.S. democracy, according to Vivek Ramaswamy, author of “Woke, Inc.: Inside Corporate America’s Social Justice Scam.” “They [China] are using that to divide us, to use …
  • Cosmic rays erode away all but the largest interstellar objects September 16, 2021 12:18 pm So far, we know of only two interstellar objects (ISO) to visit our solar system. They are 'Oumuamua and 2I/Borisov. There's a third possible ISO named CNEOS 2014-01-08, and research suggests there should be many more. But a new research letter …
  • From bushfires, to floods, to COVID-19: how cumulative disasters can harm our health and erode our resilience September 15, 2021 4:05 am (MENAFN - The Conversation) Many of us will be exposed to a disaster in our lifetime. In the past two years alone, Australians have lived through bushfires, floods , cyclones , and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic . It's normal to experience a range of …
  • False spring: Climate change may erode frogs' ability to withstand salt pollution September 14, 2021 2:38 pm Climate change may erode frogs' ability to withstand road salt pollution, according to researchers at Binghamton University, State University of New York. Driven by climate change, spring in the northeastern United States is now earlier and more …
  • Taiwan shipper Test Rite eyes vessel charter as freight rates erode profits - theloadstar.com September 14, 2021 1:34 pm Taiwanese hardware maker and household goods retailer Test Rite International is following in the footsteps of compatriot Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corp (TSMC) by chartering its own containership to avoid sky-high freight costs. In a recent …
  • Radicalism, spread of hoaxes can erode national unity: VP September 14, 2021 10:30 am Jakarta (ANTARA) - Issues related to radicalism and fake news amid the current developments in information technology have the potential to erode the unity and integrity of the nation, according to Vice President Ma’ruf Amin. "In the era of …
  • HANSON: California's Recall Election Could Reverse Its Direction – and Erode Democrat's Stranglehold on State September 9, 2021 7:24 pm By Victor Davis Hanson California once was run by conservatives and mostly centrist Democrats. True liberal governors like Pat Brown greatly expanded the welfare state – but they also believed in pushing integration and building freeways, dams, aqueducts …
  • Sale of Ganesh idols dips in Erode September 9, 2021 6:12 pm With the State government imposing a ban on public celebrations for Vinayaka Chaturthi, sale of Ganesh idols failed to pick up for the festival that falls on September 10. The district administration had also banned installation of idols in public places …
  • DMK candidates file nominations for Rajya Sabha by-election September 22, 2021 11:38 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News September 22, 2021 DMK candidates for Rajya Sabha by-election, Kanimozhi Somu and KRN Rajeshkumar have filed their nominations on Tuesday. Accompanied by Chief Minister MK Stalin and senior DMK leaders, Kanimozhi and …
  • TN exporters hit by shortage of containers, hike in freight charges September 22, 2021 6:56 am Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Beset by problems including shortage of containers, exorbitant shipping charges, exporters have called upon the Union government to bale them out. Tamil Nadu Banana Growers Federation state general secretary G Ajeethan said …
  • 2 DMK candidates file nominations for RS seats from TN September 21, 2021 6:36 pm Two DMK leaders, Kanimozhi N.V.M. Somu and K.R.N. Rajesh Kumar, have filed their nomination papers for the two vacant seats to the Rajya Sabha from Tamil Nadu. The elections are to be held on October 4 and given the floor strength in the Tamil Nadu …
  • Tamil Nadu: Active Covid cases jump by 728 in two weeks September 21, 2021 11:30 am CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu added 1,661 new cases on Monday, against 1,697 cases registered on Sunday. But, active cases went up to 16,984 compared to 16,969 on Sunday. In the last two weeks, active cases in TN rose by 728 cases from 16,258 on September 6, when …
  • Tamil Nadu: Lack of infra, poor returns dampening coffee growers’ spirits atop Kolli hills  September 20, 2021 8:15 pm Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Farmers atop Kolli Hills say they no longer have the motivation to continue with coffee cultivation. They listed several issues including water scarcity, lack of pest and nutrient management strategy, labour issues, poor …
  • 16.43L doses administered in second mega vaccination drive in Tamilnadu September 20, 2021 5:58 am A total of 16,43,879 lakh doses of vaccines were administered in Tamil Nadu during the second mega vaccination drive on Sunday. The Health Department had fixed a target of 15 lakh and inoculations over and above the expected numbers were achieved around 6 …
  • Over 16L people vaccinated in TN's 2nd mega vaccine camp September 20, 2021 5:51 am (MENAFN - IANS) Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu health department has administered 16,43,879 lakh doses of vaccine in the second mega vaccination camp organised by it. The state public health department in a statement on Sunday said that this has …
  • 16.43 lakh people get jabs at second mega camp September 20, 2021 1:22 am The second mega vaccination camp held on Sunday covered 16,43,879 people in the State, marking the administration of one crore COVID-19 vaccine doses from the start of September till now. This took the coverage in government vaccination centres to over …
  • Ready to face third Covid-19 wave, says health minister September 20, 2021 12:13 am Salem: Health minister Ma Subramaniam on Sunday said his department was ready to face the third wave of Covid-19, if that were to outbreak. The minister inspected a few vaccination centres in Erode, Salem, Namakkal, Dharmapuri and Salem districts on the …
  • Mega drive exhausts TN’s vax stock, no camps today September 19, 2021 9:27 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI:  There will be no Covid-19 vaccination camps in the State on Monday, as it ran out of vaccine stocks after the mega vaccination camps held across the State on Sunday. On Sunday, the State held 18,824 vaccination camps with …
  • ‘Discriminatory wall’ in Tamil Nadu's Namakkal village razed September 18, 2021 7:06 am
  • DMK fields two RS candidates, keeps Congress waiting September 15, 2021 2:40 am The DMK on Tuesday announced the party’s two candidates for the forthcoming Rajya Sabha bye-elections to fill the two vacant seats from Tamil Nadu contrary to expectation in some Congress quarters that the regional party may give one seat to ally Congress. …
  • DMK cadre unhappy with Rajya Sabha poll choice? September 14, 2021 11:11 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: The names of the DMK candidates announced for upcoming Rajya Sabha by-election has generated mixed reaction among the party’s cadres and second-rung leaders across the State. The party has announced the names of Dr Kanimozhi …
  • DMK fields Kanimozhi Somu and Rajeshkumar for Rajya Sabha bypolls September 14, 2021 9:05 am The DMK, on Tuesday, announced party candidates for the two Rajya Sabha seats. Party president and Chief Minister M.K. Stalin said Kanimozhi N.V.N. Somu and K.R.N. Rajeshkumar would be the party candidates for the by-elections to be held on October 4. Dr. …
  • Western Ghats to get heavy rain; scattered showers in few TN districts September 14, 2021 5:29 am The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said the Western Ghats will get heavy rainfall in the next few days and that the districts of Tamil Nadu adjoining the Ghats will get scattered rain for the next two to three days. Heavy rain may occur in …
  • Salem vaccinates 1.11L people September 13, 2021 12:48 am Salem: The district vaccinated 1,11,371 people against Covid-19 during the mega drive on Sunday, against its target of inoculating 98,743 people. There were 1,356 vaccination centres in the district. After visiting the centres, district collector S …
  • Villupuram MP Ravikumar tells HC he is a member of the DMK September 8, 2021 1:46 am After Erode Member of Parliament A. Ganesamoorthy denied being a member of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK), Villupuram MP D. Ravikumar has now told the Madras High Court that he belongs to the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and not …
  • Asian Development Bank to help build houses for TN’s urban poor September 6, 2021 11:07 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has cleared a $150-million loan (approximately Rs 1,095 crore) for building housing units in Karaikudi, Thanjavur, Namakkal, Tirunelveli, Dindigul, Salem, Tenkasi, Madurai and Theni, …
  • TN plans helipads, resorts, Master Plan for tourism development September 4, 2021 12:52 pm The Tamil Nadu government will draw up a Master Plan to boost tourism and tourist inflow and also build helipads in few locations for better connectivity, said M. Mathiventhan, the Minister for Tourism, on Saturday. Announcing this in the Assembly while …
  • 15 districts in Tamil Nadu report marginal increase in fresh Covid infections September 4, 2021 2:57 am 19 deaths recorded on Friday took the death toll to 34,980 and the state reported a cumulative case tally of 26.19 lakh.CHENNAI: Fresh cases of Covid-19 went up marginally to 1,568 on Friday compared to 1,562 on Thursday and 1,509 on Wednesday. Fifteen …
  • 3 students, 2 teachers test positive in Tamil Nadu since school reopening September 4, 2021 2:57 am All the 300-odd students and teachers underwent test to check for the virus spread. (Image used for representative purpose)TRICHY/ COIMBATORE/ CUDDALORE: Three school students and two teachers have tested positive for Covid-19 so far in the state …
  • 3 students, 3 teachers test positive for Covid September 3, 2021 11:57 pm Coimbatore: Three students and three teachers have tested positive for Covid-19 so far since the reopening of schools on September 1 in the state. However, none of their primary contacts have tested positive so far. The Covid-19 test result of a class 10 …
  • Tamil Nadu: Class 10 girl tests positive for Covid-19 in Namakkal district September 3, 2021 12:31 pm
  • Tamil Nadu: Class 10 student tests Covid-19 positive in Namakkal district September 3, 2021 12:31 pm
  • TN: Class 10 student tests Covid positive in Namakkal September 3, 2021 11:16 am
  • IRB Infrastructure wins ₹909 crore highway construction project September 3, 2021 7:59 am IRB Infrastructure Developers (IRB), a leading highways infrastructure developer, emerged as a preferred bidder for the construction of six lanes of 20.060 km Pondavakkam to Kannigaipair stretch on the upcoming Chittoor – Thachur Highway in Tamil Nadu at …
  • Hindu outfits submit petition to Lord Ganesha September 3, 2021 12:29 am Namakkal: Cadres of Hindu Makkal Katchi (HMK) and Desiya Sindhanai Peravai (DSP) submitted a petition to Lord Ganesha at Tiruchengode here on Thursday to ensure that the state government grants permission to carry out Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations. More …
  • IRB Infra wins bid for Tamil Nadu highway project order September 2, 2021 4:18 pm The company in a statement said the project is under Package-IV and is a part of India's ambitious Bharatmala Pariyojana. Upon award of this project, the company's order book will stand at ₹14,189 crores, IRB Infrastructure added. According to the …
  • No deaths due to COVID-19 in 26 districts September 2, 2021 6:07 am With the State reporting 1,509 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, there was no death due to COVID-19 in 26 of the 38 districts. Of the 20 deaths recorded in the State, Cuddalore reported four deaths, while five districts, including Chennai and Coimbatore, …
  • Tamil Nadu acid attack victim dies, husband arrested August 31, 2021 11:00 am A day after forty seven-year-old Revathy, who was attacked with acid by her husband in Tamil Nadu’s Salem district on Monday, succumbed to her injuries her husband Yesudasan was arrested by the police from Karur. The victim was attacked with a can of acid …
  • Man falls into well while consuming liquor, passes away August 30, 2021 11:24 pm Namakkal: A 40-year-old man fell into a 60ft-deep open well while drinking alcohol by sitting on its wall and died at Tiruchengode town here on Sunday evening. Fire and rescue services personnel have retrieved his body from the well after five hours of …
  • Man attacks wife with acid in Salem town August 30, 2021 11:24 pm Salem: A 53-year-ol man attacked his wife with acid while she was waiting at old bus stand with her mother in Salem on Monday evening. Revanthi, 47, of Rasipuram in Namakkal district, is admitted to the Salem government Mohan Kumaramangalam medical college …
  • The wait for better pay continues for ASHAs in Tamil Nadu August 30, 2021 9:40 am It is a long wait for better pay for hundreds of Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) in Tamil Nadu. Starting with registration and follow-up of antenatal women, keeping track of immunisation of children to COVID-19 work in the last one-and-a-half …
  • Saving elephants, the Hosur way August 28, 2021 10:09 pm What began as a project to prevent armed murders turned into an exercise to save wild elephants It was smack bang during the lockdown due to the second wave of COVID-19 this June that young TNPS (Tamil Nadu Police Service) officer K. Kiruthikaa took charge …
  • 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 …
  • Ekalavya enrolment for tribal children increases in TN August 28, 2021 2:21 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has been witnessing an increase in the number of tribal children getting enrolled in the Ekalavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) since 2017, according to data shared by the Union government in the Lok Sabha in …
  • Debate heats up on co-op bank loan waiver August 26, 2021 1:17 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Former Minister and AIADMK member Sellur K Raju urged the State government in the Assembly on Wednesday, to take action against those who committed irregularities while waiving off cooperative-bank loans.During the reply on …
  • Loan waiver irregularities caused major loss to T.N.: Minister August 25, 2021 11:23 pm Irregularities in the implementation of the crop loan waiver scheme during the AIADMK government has resulted in a loss of at least ₹516 crore to the State government, Minister for Cooperation I. Periasamy informed the Assembly on Wednesday. AIADMK MLA and …
  • Covid-19: 10 TN districts selected for next round of sero survey August 24, 2021 2:29 am By Express News Service COIMBATORE: With new positive cases on the decline, the health department is planning to conduct the next round of the serum surveillance survey in ten districts to ascertain the trend. According to sources, the ten districts are …
  • Jewellers protest new hallmarking rules August 24, 2021 1:38 am Coimbatore: Hundreds of jewellers staged a token protest in the city on Monday to raise their objection to the new hallmarking rules, especially the hallmarking unique ID (HUID). There are 625 jewellery stores in the city, employing around 10,000 people. …
  • Temple poramboke land can't be assigned for other purposes, says Madras High Court August 23, 2021 4:04 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has observed that temple poramboke land can't be utilised for purposes other than the temple while allowing the hearing of a writ petition challenging government authorities of Namakkal district for …
  • Namakkal lorry owners association to seek permission to open ‘biodiesel’ outlet August 20, 2021 11:03 am The Namakkal Lorry Owners Association (NLOA) has said that it will do all it can to open a biodiesel bunk legally. The spurious fuel that is sold in the market in the name of biodiesel is a harmful fuel that is priced lower than regular diesel. There are …
  • DMK failed to keep poll promises: BJP August 17, 2021 1:36 am Coimbatore: Union minister of state for information & broadcasting, fisheries, animal husbandry and dairy L Murugan on Monday took a dig at DMK for its alleged failure to fulfil electoral promises. Launching BJP’s Makkal Aasi Yatra, which is aimed at …
  • Jan Ashirvad Yatra in TN to cover five districts: Minister August 16, 2021 6:02 pm Union minister and senior BJP leader L. Murugan said on Monday that the ‘Jan Aashirwad Yatra’ will cover five districts of Tamil Nadu in three days. Speaking to mediapersons in Coimbatore after inaugurating the yatra, Murugan, who’s the Union Minister of …
  • Low-key celebrations in Salem region August 16, 2021 12:01 am Salem: District collector S Karmegam unfurled the national flag at the collectorate on Sunday to mark the Independence Day. He distributed outstanding performance and appreciation certificates to 1,311 people, including frontline workers, government …
  • T.N. Budget 2021-22: Textiles to get a separate directorate August 14, 2021 5:01 am The State government will establish a Directorate of Textiles to give a fillip to the sector in the State. Finance and Human Resources Minister P.T.R. Palanivel Thiagarajan announced in his budget speech on Friday that efforts will be taken up to create …
  • Namakkal dalit youth murder accused Yuvaraj gets jail term in emu scam case August 5, 2021 3:30 pm
  • Fire breaks out at primary health centre in Namakkal August 1, 2021 12:40 am Namakkal: A small fire broke out at the primary health centre (PHC) at Seetharampalayam near Tiruchenngodu on Saturday morning. No one was injured in the incident. An official source said the PHC staff members had found smoke emanating from the store room …
  • Online classes in Namakkal village possible only atop trees July 5, 2021 4:55 am Children at at Perappancholai village have to climb on to branches with their mobile phonesNAMAKKAL: At 8.50am K Manikandan, a Class XII student, sets out from his home at Perappancholai village in Namakkal district with books and a smart phone. A brisk …
  • Ambulance waits as cop collects caste details of accident victims in Tamil Nadu's Namakkal, inquiry on June 22, 2021 6:06 pm By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: In a shocking incident, a policeman in Namakkal was busy collecting details, including caste, of accident victims bleeding on the road on Monday instead of sending them to the hospital for treatment and the condition of …
  • Streets wear a deserted as restrictions come into force in Salem, Namakkal and Erode districts May 6, 2021 5:18 pm The usually busy streets in Salem an Namakkal looked deserted and vehicle movement was minimal after noon, with the new set of COVID-19 restrictions coming into force. As part of the restrictions only shops selling essential items were allowed to open for …
  • Sunday lockdown total in Salem, Namakkal April 25, 2021 6:06 pm Lockdown was almost total in Salem and Namakkal districts on Sunday. May be of prior experience, minimal vehicles were found on roads including vehicles for weddings and emergency purposes. Weddings happened outside a few temples and at a few wedding halls …
  • ‘Poultry from Namakkal safe’ January 6, 2021 4:35 pm Amidst reports of birdflu sweeping through Kerala and other parts of the country, owners of poultry farms in Namakkal, one of India’s largest hubs for poultry products, have stepped up efforts to instil confidence about their operations. All precautionary …
  • Income Tax raids in Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Namakkal October 29, 2020 7:28 pm By Chennaivision in Chennai News October 29, 2020 The Income Tax Department today said it carried out searches on 28.10.2020 at 22 premises in Coimbatore, Erode, Chennai and Namakkal on a group engaged in the running of Educational Institutions and their …
  • 21-year-old NEET aspirant dies by suicide in TN's Namakkal, third incident in a day September 12, 2020 7:19 pm By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: In a third death allegedly due to NEET exam fear in Tamil Nadu, a 21-year-old medical aspirant from Tiruchengode in Namakkal ended his life on Saturday night. The boy had earlier made two attempts to crack NEET, but could …
  • Huge amount of drugs seized in Chennai, Namakkal September 3, 2020 10:07 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News September 3, 2020 Chennai Air Customs intercepted three post parcels suspected to contain narcotics substances which arrived from United Kingdom and Netherlands at Foreign Post Office Chennai. The first parcel from …
  • Fieldworkers in Namakkal to undergo COVID-19 test once in 10 days: Collector August 27, 2020 1:20 pm District Collector K. Megraj along with Superintendent of Police S. Sakthi Ganesan reviewed the COVID-19 containment measures in Kumarapalayam and Pallipalayam municipalities on Thursday and advised fieldworkers to undergo COVID-19 test once in 10 days. “ …
  • Namakkal police seize 30kg of ganja, arrest 2 August 26, 2020 3:28 pm The arrested men have been identified as truck driver T Palani, 55, and D Rajkukar, 34. NAMAKKAL: The Namakkal district police on Tuesday seized 300kg of ganja, worth Rs 30 lakh, being smuggled on a truck. The police arrested two men in connection with …
  • Double surprise for Namakkal girl; A call from PM Modi follows board exam triumph  July 27, 2020 12:24 am By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday interacted with a Namakkal girl — N N Kaniga (17) — who scored 490 marks in the board examinations this year. Encouraging students while speaking to the nation through the radio …
  • PM interacts with Namakkal school student July 26, 2020 7:14 pm Kaniga said that she is not having any words to describe about the interaction with Prime Minister Narendra Mo...Read More COIMBATORE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with Namakkal based school student N Kaniga who scored 490 marks out of 500 in …
  • EPS inaugurates biogas plant in Namakkal June 24, 2020 1:32 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami inaugurated a compressed biogas plant at Namakkal through video conferencing, in the presence of the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, on Tuesday. The …
  • IOC’s green fuel unit and stations at Namakkal go on stream June 23, 2020 4:57 pm A number of compressed bio-gas (CBG) plants, entailing a total investment of about ₹450 crore, will be set up in Tamil Nadu for the supply of green fuel in the State. The first CBG plant has been established at Namakkal by IOT, a joint venture of Indian …
  • Namakkal district reports its first Covid death May 30, 2020 8:11 am
  • Tamil Nadu's Namakkal records its first COVID-19 death as 47-year-old lorry driver succumbs to the deadly virus May 30, 2020 4:19 am By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Tamil Nadu's Namakkal district recorded its first COVID-19 death at the Namakkal Government Medical College Hospital (NGMCH) on Saturday early morning.  A 47-year-old lorry driver from Koothapalli near Tiruchengode, …
  • Fearing separation, two women from Tamil Nadu's Namakkal end lives May 18, 2020 7:37 pm By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Two women, aged 23 and 20, ended their lives here on Saturday, allegedly fearing they would be separated as the latter's marriage had been fixed recently. According to Elachipalyam police, N Jothi (23), a resident of …
  • Four of family test positive in Namakkal April 27, 2020 1:28 am
  • Namakkal student’s 1,300-km trek home ends midway April 3, 2020 2:20 am
  • 42 of 57 positive cases are in Tirunelveli and Namakkal April 1, 2020 12:43 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: In the single-largest increase yet, 57 people in Tamil Nadu tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Leading the list was Namakkal with a whopping 24 positive cases. According to officials, all of these people had attended …
  • Maharashtra mantralaya lockdown due to Covid-19 hits egg export from Namakkal hard March 19, 2020 5:24 am
  • Maha mantralaya lockdown hits egg export from Namakkal hard March 19, 2020 1:56 am
  • Six die as truck rams SUV near Namakkal in TN March 14, 2020 6:31 am
  • Namakkal youth creates world record in Silambam February 17, 2020 7:56 am Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With numerous graceful agile moves, a 23-year-old youth hailing from a farmer's family in Kanavaipatti in the district, wielded the Silambam stick for over three hours without a stop, to strike a new global record at …
  • Tiruchy priests roped into make vadas for Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple ahead of Hanuman Jayanthi December 22, 2019 7:28 am By Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Come Hanuman Jayanti, Lord Anjaneyar in the Namakkal Anjaneyar Temple will be adorned with a garland made of one lakh and eight vadas. This year too, priests from Tiruchy have been roped in to make these vadas. Speaking to …
  • Namakkal: Grandmother dies to save teen from abusive stepfather December 15, 2019 12:12 am Express News Service NAMAKKAL: A septuagenarian woman died trying to protect her granddaughter from her ‘abusive’ stepfather, near Rasipuram in the wee hours of Saturday. Raja, the step father, attacked the old woman with acid and slit her throat before he …
  • Debt drives 3 of family to suicide in Namakkal district December 2, 2019 9:02 pm  The head of the family Mohan, 55, a rig owner involved in drilling activities, his wife Nirmala, 47, and their 17-year-old daughter, Sowmya, had allegedly consumed some poisonous substance at home in the wee hours of Monday, when Mohan's elder son, …
  • United in the misery is the poor cousin in Namakkal November 17, 2019 2:18 pm Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With 148 libraries left in the lurch in Namakkal, its District Library Officer (DLO) K Ravi has now sent a proposal to construct 21 new buildings, with a sole aim to create a better platform for students to learn. However, …
  • Atheist Karunanidhi to get Rs 30L Namakkal temple August 26, 2019 5:16 am
  • Namakkal-based Vidya Kumaresan loves to weave beauty using stylised letters July 25, 2019 12:18 pm Vidya Kumaresan elucidates what an “upstroke” is with a deft stroke of the brush pen on the white board. She then goes on to explain the subtle difference between a ‘thin’ upstroke and a ‘thick’ one with due demonstrations. On cue, the participants proceed …
  • 3 attacked at milk chilling centre in Namakkal July 22, 2019 5:23 am NAMAKKAL: In a daring attack by a gang of four at a milk chilling centre at Kumbakottai near Namagiripettai in Namakkal district late on Saturday night, three persons including an employee of the chilling centre suffered severe cut injuries. In the melee, …
  • Prasath bowls Namakkal to big win in TN Cricket Association inter-district U-14 meet June 20, 2019 6:23 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: RV Hari Prasath’s 5/36 propelled Namakkal to beat Virudhunagar by an innings and 160 runs in the quarterfinals of the TNCA inter-district U-14 meet on Wednesday. Brief scores: Quarterfinals: Krishnagiri 170 in 83.3 …
  • Baby sale case in Namakkal: Police arrest Bengaluru woman May 18, 2019 8:55 pm Namakkal: In yet another shocking turn to the investigations into the recent baby sale case centred around a Rasipuram-based retired government nurse, Amudha aka Amuthavalli, the Tamil Nadu CB-CID police who took over the investigations, on Saturday …
  • Namakkal child adoption racket: Baby ‘products’ May 5, 2019 1:39 am Express News Service NAMAKKAL: The Namakkal child adoption racket that recently came to light has revealed how lapses in health and registration services could be exploited by unscrupulous individuals. It has also shown how brokers were able to target …
  • Three more arrested in Namakkal baby sale case April 27, 2019 9:39 pm Namakkal: The alleged racket in buying and selling of babies centred around a retired Rasipuram-based government nursing assistant in Namakkal district, appears to be getting wider with the police arresting three more 'sub-brokers' suspected to be …
  • Namakkal raids: I-T sleuths seize unaccounted cash worth Rs 14.54cr April 13, 2019 7:53 am [India], April 13 (ANI): Income Tax department officials have seized unaccounted cash worth Rs 14.54 crore from the premises of PSK Engineering Construction and Co in Namakkal district. Out of the amount seized, a major portion (Rs 13.80 crore) was seized …
  • I-T raids at Namakkal-based construction firm April 12, 2019 9:38 am [India], April 12 (ANI): The Income Tax department on Friday carried out raids at the premises of PSK Engineering Construction and Co in Namakkal district. Officials from the IT department had received information about the presence of unaccounted cash, …
  • Namakkal Anjaneyar temple: priest in critical condition after falling from elevated platform January 28, 2019 4:42 pm A priest suffered head injuries after he fell down from a 11-feet elevated platform while performing puja to the famous 18-feet high Lord Hanuman shrine in Namakkal, officials said on Monday. The 53-year-old priest, Venkatesh lost his balance and fell from …
  • Thirumanimuthaaru river froths in Salem, Namakkal due to toxic inflows October 9, 2018 10:20 pm Salem/ Namakkal: In what looks a replica of toxic foams in Bengaluru lakes, a similar environmental hazard has scared local residents and farmers living close to the Thirumanimuthaaru river in Salem and Namakkal districts as the water body heavily …
  • Namakkal: School girl commits suicide by jumping into Cauvery river October 9, 2018 10:20 pm Namakkal: In a terrible tragedy, a 16-year-old Plus-one class girl student committed suicide by jumping into the Cauvery river in full flow near Pallipalayam in Namakkal district, apparently depressed over her parents chiding her for ignoring her studies.  …
  • Hatching gains: Namakkal poultry units on expansion spree June 8, 2018 5:24 pm Tamil Nadu’s Namakkal is famous for its eggs, and this year, after a gap of eight years, poultry farmers are on an expansion spree, investing as much as ₹600 crore. The farmers — especially those in Namakkal and adjoining places such as Erode, Rasipuram …
  • Five sentenced to life term in rape case in Namakkal June 6, 2018 2:44 am Namakkal: The Namakkal district Mahila court on Tuesday convicted and sentenced five persons to life term for allegedly sexually assaulting a young woman under the cover of darkness three years ago near Namagiripettai. The Mahila court judge, Mr. P Elango, …
  • NEET heat sparks dry spell in enrolment at Tamil Nadu's Namakkal schools May 17, 2018 2:05 am Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Following the implementation of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test for medical courses, the enrolment of students in matriculation schools in Namakkal district – once famous for preparing students to score high marks in …
  • Namakkal farmers urge district admn to undertake water audit May 14, 2018 1:49 am Express News Service NAMAKKAL: With Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday announcing that Mettur dam cannot be opened for irrigation on June 12, and delta farmers worried over the prospects of Kuruvai, the farmers in Namakkal have urged the …
  • Tamil Nadu man in coma for 2 years in Gulf brought homeA man from Namakkal, who has been in a coma for more than two years, finally got compensation from an insurance company. The Indian embassy persuaded Udaiyar’s employer to file a case against an… July 19, 2017 4:48 am CHENNAI: The intervention of the Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi has helped the family of a man from Namakkal, who has been in a coma for more than two years, gain compensation. Chithiravel Vinaitheertha Udaiyar, 37, was flown to the city on Tuesday from Abu …
  • Scary video of hanging bridge pillar in Namakkal goes viral; triggers official action June 26, 2017 3:21 am One of the damaged pillars of the Solasiramani barrage-cum-bridge, which has been propped up by sand bags, in Namakkal district; and (below) the pillar with damaged base due to soil erosion before repair work began | Express NAMAKKAL: A video on social …
  • Brazil gives Namakkal egg a run for money June 9, 2017 3:11 am Image for representational purpose only. NAMAKKAL: Egg export from Namakkal district is on a downward spiral, thanks to the tough competition put up by Brazil. But that has not hit the business due to the high demand from domestic markets. Namakkal …
  • After dropping ranking system, schools in Namakkal take NEET turn May 21, 2017 2:13 am NAMAKKAL: Known for producing eggs and churning out eggheads, Namakkal is, so to say, the rank capital of the State. Now that the ranking system in the SSLC and HSC board examinations has been abolished, private schools, which set into motion the city’s …
  • Namakkal contractor on I-T radar found dead May 9, 2017 5:03 am A civil contractor in Namakkal, whose premises were among those searched by Income Tax sleuths during the crackdown on State Health Minister C. Vijaya Baskar last month, died at Sevutranganpatti in Mohanur on Monday. He was found unconscious in his farm …
  • Tamil Nadu's Namakkal mired in slump due to year-round water shortage May 7, 2017 12:36 am NAMAKKAL: Faced with acute year-round water shortage in the rain shadow region of the Western Ghats, agriculture was never really a viable option in Namakkal. When the first few tentative entrepreneurs struck gold with their small-scale poultry farms, it …
  • Namakkal resident reunited with son February 5, 2017 8:22 pm Tears of joy streamed down Namakkal resident Santhi’s face when she laid eyes on her son after more than three years. A resident of the city Corporation’s beggar rehabilitation centre Sakshatkaram, Santhi had been looking forward to meeting her elder son …
  • Slump in biz, not cash crunch, hits Namakkal truckers hard January 10, 2017 6:27 pm Chennai, January 10:   Truckers in Namakkal region, the trucking hub of Tamil Nadu, have migrated to online transactions following demonetisation. “We have adjusted to the change quickly,” said M Thangavelu, who owns two trucks. He regularly moves goods …
  • TN doctor drowns after her car gets stuck in water-filled subway in Pudukkottai September 18, 2021 3:57 pm By Express News Service A woman doctor in Krishnagiri district drowned in a freak mishap after her car got stuck in a subway filled with rainwater, at Thudaiyur in Pudukkottai on Friday night. The railway subway between Poomadimalai and Thudaiyur is over …
  • Doctor drowns, after car gets stuck in underpass filled with stagnant water, in Pudukottai district September 18, 2021 6:31 am In a tragic incident, a doctor attached to the Government Hospital in Hosur in Krishnagiri district, drowned after the car she was driving got stuck in a pool of stagnant rain water in an underpass near Thudaiyur late on Friday night. According to sources, …
  • Tamil Nadu: Doctor drowns after his car gets submerged in water-filled railway subway in Pudukkottai September 18, 2021 6:26 am By Express News Service PUDUKKOTTAITensions prevailed at Thudaiyur village in Pudukkottai on Friday night, after a government doctor drowned and died after his car got submerged in a railway subway filled with rainwater. A railway subway between …
  • Put strict conditions on stone quarrying in TN: Madras HC September 18, 2021 4:00 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Expressing concerns over the health hazards caused by illegal stone quarrying in the State, the Madras High Court on Thursday ordered the State government to impose strict conditions on the functioning of quarries. Issuing …
  • New UNLV program addresses critical healthcare shortage September 18, 2021 2:41 am LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A new program at UNLV is addressing a critical healthcare shortage in the Las Vegas valley. There are only 1,200 Occupational Therapists across Nevada. To fill the need a hands-on program is preparing the next generation of healthcare …
  • Ola Electric clocks Rs 1,100 crore in scooter sales in two days, purchase window closed September 17, 2021 8:25 pm Bengaluru: Ola Electric has clocked Rs 1,100 crore in scooter sales during the two days that the purchase window was open. Ola restarted on Wednesday sales and bookings of its electric scooters—S1 and S1 Pro—on the Ola app only, after the website built for …
  • Digital payments beyond cities; Ola’s scooter sale a hit September 17, 2021 8:24 pm India is one of the world’s biggest digital payments markets even though access to them remains restricted to urban areas. Now, the government will sift through the best ideas it has received from startups for taking digital payments to rural areas, where …
  • Former Minister Veeramani’s properties searched September 17, 2021 1:23 am While serving as a Minister, he acquired assets worth ₹28.7 crore, states FIR. The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) conducted searches at 28 places, including properties belonging to former Minister for Commercial Taxes and Registration …
  • Sold four Ola Electric scooters every second at peak, says Bhavish Aggarwal September 17, 2021 1:03 am Bengaluru: Ola Electric is receiving bookings for four electric scooters every second at peak, said its chief executive Bhavish Aggarwal. It has sold scooters worth over Rs 600 crore in the last 24 hours. "India is committing to EVs and rejecting …
  • DVAC raids 28 houses and buildings linked to former AIADMK minister KC Veeramani September 16, 2021 6:30 am Express News Service CHENNAI: The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) is conducting special raids in houses and buildings belonging to KC Veeramani, former AIADMK minister. The officials have registered an FIR, stating that the ex-minister …
  • Another gaming unicorn; GST for Swiggy and Zomato? September 16, 2021 6:08 am Mobile Premier League is the 26th Indian startup unicorn of 2021—and the second homegrown gaming startup to cross the $1 billion valuation mark. Also in this letter: Food delivery firms could soon face GST Ola restarts sale of electric scooter Truecaller …
  • Ola restarts electric scooter sale, booking on app only September 15, 2021 1:06 pm Mumbai: Ola Electric has restarted the sale of its electric scooters—S1 and S1 Pro—on the Ola app only after the website meant for bookings faced technical difficulties last week. “Ola S1 purchase is rolling out now! l We’re opening it in the order of …
  • ‘Make vax drive a mass movement’ September 14, 2021 11:42 pm Krishnagiri: The vaccination drive against Covid-19 should be made a people-driven mass movement, deputy director of district health services Dr V Govindan said here on Tuesday. Dr Govindan inaugurated an integrated communication outreach programme on …
  • Ola Futurefactory is world's largest women-only factory; leads EV revolution with 10K workers [details] September 14, 2021 1:52 am Tata Motors Launches Tigor EV Electric scooter maker Ola Electric on Monday announced that its two-wheeler manufacturing facility called Ola FutureFactory set up in Tamil Nadu will be run entirely by women. "We welcomed the first batch this week and …
  • Ola Futurefactory to be run entirely by women: CEO Bhavish Aggarwal September 14, 2021 1:45 am Bengaluru: Ola Electric Mobility Pvt Ltd’s CEO Bhavish Aggarwal on Monday said the company’s electric scooter plant Ola Futurefactory will be run entirely by women. Ola Electric, the Bengaluru-based ride-hailing startup’s e-mobility business, is …
  • Ola Futurefactory to be run entirely by women September 13, 2021 12:46 pm Sep 13, 2021 (MENAFN via COMTEX) -- (MENAFN - IANS) Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Electric scooter maker Ola Electric on Monday announced that its two-wheeler manufacturing facility called Ola FutureFactory set up in Tamil Nadu will be run entirely by women. …
  • Elderly man dies after jumbo attack in Krishnagiri  September 12, 2021 10:08 pm By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI:  A 68-year-old man was trampled to death by a tusker near Denkanikottai on Sunday. Officials said suspect that it is the same tusker which killed two persons near Veppanahalli on Friday. The incident happened when M …
  • Karnataka: 9 months after boy killed, weeks after she filed missing FIR, mother held September 11, 2021 10:55 pm Bengaluru police have arrested a city-based woman who had filed an FIR last month about her missing son for allegedly killing the 10-year-old boy, along with two others. Investigations by MICO Layout police in Bengaluru into disappearance of the boy, as …
  • Pregnant woman dies after taking med from quack September 9, 2021 11:14 pm Krishnagiri: A pregnant woman died after taking medicines prescribed by a quack for an illness near Hosur in Krishnagiri district on Thursday. Health department officials have sealed an acupuncture centre run by the quack. R Korima, 27, of Thorapalli …
  • TN to get welfare commission for Adi Dravidars, tribals September 9, 2021 3:08 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday informed the Assembly that a commission for the welfare of Adi Dravidars and Tribals will be established in the State. He said the decision was taken following suggestions aired in the …
  • Stalin's healthcare scheme to be extended to whole of TN September 8, 2021 5:52 am (MENAFN - IANS) Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) The Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam scheme launched by Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on August 5 at Krishnagiri district will be extended to the whole of the state by the year's end. The office of the Chief …
  • Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam: When medical care you need finds you at home September 8, 2021 2:26 am Express News Service CHENNAI: 60-year-old Jothi was diagnosed with colon cancer four years ago. Since then, she’s had to travel nearly 30 km every month — from Thirukovil Pathu village in Tiruvallur district to the Government Royapettah Hospital in Chennai …
  • Ola's cab business recovers to pre-pandemic levels ahead of IPO September 7, 2021 7:57 pm Mumbai: The gross merchandise value (GMV) of Ola crossed the pre-pandemic levels in the week to August 31, CEO Bhavish Aggawal said on Tuesday. Recovery from the second Covid-19 wave has been three times faster as compared with the first wave of infections …
  • Ride-hailing moves up a gear; Flipkart's D2C ambitions September 7, 2021 7:57 pm In March, just when it seemed India’s ride-hailing industry was getting back on track, the second wave shunted it off course again. Now, 18 months into the pandemic, Ola reports that its gross merchandise value is finally back to pre-pandemic levels. …
  • IMD predicts rain in Chennai September 5, 2021 4:20 am The India Meteorological Department has predicted moderate to heavy rain in Chennai on Sunday. The Chennai-based Regional Meteorological Centre in its forecast said: “The sky condition is likely to be generally cloudy. Light or moderate rains may occur in …
  • IMD predicts light rain in Chennai today September 5, 2021 2:52 am The southern parts of the state will get light rain.CHENNAI: Sunday in the city is expected to be cloudy with an occasional spell of light or moderate rain. IMD forecast, "The sky condition is likely to be generally cloudy. Light or moderate rain may …
  • TN plans to provide a unique health ID to everyone September 3, 2021 5:34 am The unique ID will also be the backbone for schemes such as makkalai thedi maruthum, a scheme to provide comprehensive and holistic healthcare for non-communicable diseases at people’s doorsteps. (Image used for representational purpose only)CHENNAI: …
  • RFID tech to keep blood safe in TN September 3, 2021 12:40 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: In order to better monitor and strengthen the supply chain management of blood and blood products, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) will be introduced in the blood banks of two major hospitals in the State on a pilot …
  • Water stagnation continues to plague Titan Nagar in absence of stormwater drains September 3, 2021 12:29 am Krishnagiri: Residents on the outskirts of Hosur town could not come out of their houses after sewage and rain water stagnanted outside their homes on Thursday morning. The residents claimed that the local body failed to lay drain pipes in their area. More …
  • Watch: CCTV Captures Bengaluru Audi Car Crash That Killed 7 Including MLA's Son, Daughter-In-Law September 1, 2021 12:49 am The tragic accident that killed seven people including a Tamil Nadu DMK MLA's son in Koramangala on Tuesday left the country shocked.  The grave accident occurred at 2 am when the high-end SUV in which the group was travelling turned upside down afte …
  • Man gets 10 years in jail for cheating investors August 31, 2021 11:35 pm Coimbatore: The special court for the Tamil Nadu Protection of Interests of Depositors (TNPID) Act cases has sentenced the managing director of a private firm to ten years imprisonment on Tuesday for cheating investors of about Rs 5 crore. The court also …
  • Parks for future mobility, apparels announced August 31, 2021 9:18 pm An integrated apparel park in Virudhunagar district at a cost of ₹400 crore, a future mobility park in Krishnagiri district at a cost of ₹300 crore and a SIPCOT Industrial Park in Tiruvallur district, costing ₹250 crore, were among the major announcements …
  • Hosur GH gets oxygen plants August 30, 2021 11:25 pm Krishnagiri: Health minister Ma Subramanian inaugurated two oxygen generator plants at the Hosur government hospital on Monday. The plants were set up by Ashok Leyland. The plants together have a capacity to generate 500 litres per minute and have a …
  • Special markets in TN to showcase FPO products August 29, 2021 7:25 pm (MENAFN - IANS) Chennai, Aug 29 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Agriculture Department will set up special markets at five places - Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Trichy, and Salem - to display branded products of Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs), a statement …
  • Saving elephants, the Hosur way August 28, 2021 10:09 pm What began as a project to prevent armed murders turned into an exercise to save wild elephants It was smack bang during the lockdown due to the second wave of COVID-19 this June that young TNPS (Tamil Nadu Police Service) officer K. Kiruthikaa took charge …
  • 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 …
  • Rs 524 crore to build infra for MSMEs in four TN districts August 26, 2021 11:55 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Small Industries Development Bank (SIDBI) will provide Rs 524 crore to Tamil Nadu government for the welfare of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the State. The fund would be utilised for providing basic …
  • Elephant tramples man, 67, to death August 26, 2021 11:22 pm Krishnagiri: A 67-year-old man, who went missing two days ago, was found trampled to death by a wild elephant in a forest area near Denkanikottai here on Thursday. Forest officials identified the deceased as M Basappa, a resident of Gudiyur village. He was …
  • Nearly two lakh benefit from Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam in 20 days August 26, 2021 1:17 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: In just 20 days since the Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam scheme was launched, as many as 1,98,415 people have received healthcare services at their doorstep in the State. According to data shared by the Health Department, the …
  • Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin launches 'healthcare at your doorstep' scheme in Krishnagiri August 5, 2021 2:05 pm By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Thursday launched the ‘Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam’ (healthcare at your doorstep), a first-of-its-kind initiative, at Samanapalli village in Krishnagiri. The scheme aims to tackle …
  • Stalin to tour Krishnagiri dist today August 5, 2021 12:02 am Krishnaigiri: Chief minister M K Stalin on Wednesday reached Hosur in a chartered flight to participate in several events scheduled for Thursday. He will be inaugurating the ‘makkalai thedi maruthuvam’ scheme in Samanapalli village near Soolagiri at 9 am. …
  • Water released from KRP dam in Krishnagiri July 27, 2021 1:01 am
  • Antiques unearthed in Krishnagiri district July 27, 2021 1:01 am Krishnagiri: Archaeologists have excavated ancient materials such as metal swords, axe heads, legged jars, spearheads, redware pots, and two other unidentified objects from a site at Mayiladumparai in the district. A senior archaeologist said they had …
  • Water released from KRP Dam in Krishnagiri July 26, 2021 1:07 pm
  • Child marriages spike during pandemic in Krishnagiri district July 24, 2021 2:40 am
  • GMR to re-energise gas fired plants, monetise land at Krishnagiri, Kakinada June 21, 2021 3:44 pm GMR Infrastructure Ltd has charted out a multi-pronged strategy to pare debt by monetisation of land assets in Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh and Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu, and other locations, while reviving stranded gas fired power projects and exploring …
  • Tamil Nadu: Beaten to pulp by COVID-19, mango farmers of Krishnagiri district seek aid June 11, 2021 9:03 pm By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Mango farmers across the district are severely hit by poor yield and lack of returns because of the lockdown. Farmers accused the Horticulture department of failing to help them to market the fruits and that the lack of …
  • Cop arrested for murdering wife in Krishnagiri June 1, 2021 3:00 pm
  • Three murders in 24 hours shock Krishnagiri residents May 24, 2021 11:37 pm Krishnagiri: Three murders that took place within 24 hours starting from Sunday night in three different places near Hosur have shocked residents of the district. Around 10.30pm on Sunday, a three-member gang knocked at the house of P Lokesh, 30, of Pellur …
  • TN: Neolithic grooves found in Krishnagiri dist February 21, 2021 4:20 pm
  • TN signs 28 MoUs for Rs 28,053 cr including pact with Tata Electronics for Krishnagiri plant February 16, 2021 8:53 pm Chennai: Tata Electronics has inked an MoU with the Tamil Nadu government to set up a facility for manufacturing mobile components. The company is set to invest Rs 4,684 crore in a new plant in Krishnagiri that will employ an estimated 18,250 people. This …
  • Six die in road accident near TN’s Krishnagiri February 1, 2021 11:43 pm
  • 6 killed in an accident near Kaveripattinam in Krishnagiri February 1, 2021 3:43 pm Six persons were killed after a tourist van rammed into a parked Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus here near Kaveripattinam in the early hours of Monday. A Bengaluru-bound van from Erode carrying 8 passengers was crossing Kaveripattinam junction …
  • Girl, 8, woman die in wall collapse in Krishnagiri dist January 11, 2021 1:34 am Krishnagiri: An eight-year-old girl and a 62-year-old woman died after a wall of a house collapsed and fell on them at Nerlagiri village near Veppanahalli in Krishnagiri district on Sunday. About 20 people were injured in the incident and admitted to a …
  • 5 K’taka women killed in accident in Krishnagiri dist December 21, 2020 11:46 pm Krishnagiri: Five women from Karnataka died after a tractor in which they were travelling in overturned near Anchetty in Krishnagiri district around 3pm on Monday. The deceased have been identified as M Mangalamma, 25, K Gowramma, 60, Putta Lingamma, 60, …
  • TN: Krishnagiri farmer held for killing elephant  November 4, 2020 5:14 pm By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A 40-year-old man was arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a female elephant in Jawalagiri Forest Range on Wednesday.  The man, who is a farmer, was arrested two days after the incident. Wildlife Warden of Hosur …
  • PM Kisan scheme fraud case: 3 held in Krishnagiri district September 13, 2020 12:54 am
  • PM-Kisan scam: 3 held in Krishnagiri district September 12, 2020 4:09 pm
  • Salem, Krishnagiri see first Covid deaths June 15, 2020 12:01 am
  • Jallikattu bull death case: Two arrested in Krishnagiri June 14, 2020 3:10 am By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Two persons were arrested under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act on Saturday, for teasing and taunting jallikattu bull Kasi Eswara, which died on June 6. The suspects were identified as V Lokesh (33), who works …
  • Tusker which killed three people, tranquilized and captured in Krishnagiri district June 11, 2020 6:31 am Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A tusker, around 35-year-old, which killed three people in the last 15 days at Denkanikottai and Jawlagiri forest ranges in Krishnagiri, was tranquilized and then captured in wee hours of Thursday, in a joint operation by …
  • TN: Five die in Krishnagiri, Erode accidents May 27, 2020 6:17 pm KRISHNAGIRI/ERODE: Five people, including a couple, died in different road accidents in Krishnagiri and Erode districts of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday. One of the accidents took place near Rayakottai in Krishnagiri district. Chinraj, 40, of Muthampatty …
  • 10 test positive for Covid-19 in Krishnagiri May 11, 2020 12:17 am Coimbatore: Ten people tested positive for Covid-19 in Krishnagiri on Sunday, taking the total count in that district to 20. All the 10 are close contacts of the two women, who tested positive for the virus in Shoolagiri panchayat a few days ago. The new …
  • TN: 7 die in 4 road accidents in Krishnagiri May 8, 2020 1:44 pm A vehicle involved in a road accident in Krishnagiri district on Friday KRISHNAGIRI: Seven people died in four road accidents in Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu on Friday. One of the accidents took place near Kandikuppam on the Chennai-Bengaluru …
  • Green zone no longer? Two test positive for COVID-19 in Krishnagiri May 6, 2020 9:43 am By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Two women from Shoolagiri in Krishnagiri district tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday. This comes days after a man who returned to the district from Puttaparthi tested positive for the virus. The man was shifted to …
  • Krishnagiri, only district under green zone in Tamil Nadu, reports first COVID-19 case May 2, 2020 6:03 pm Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: More than 50 days after first COVID-19 positive case was reported in Tamil Nadu,  Krishnagiri, which was the only district in the state under green zone, reported its first case on Saturday. The patient, a 67-year-old man …
  • Krishnagiri district is no more a green zone May 2, 2020 8:24 am
  • Krishnagiri, Tamil Nadu's only district under green zone, reports first COVID-19 case May 2, 2020 5:48 am By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Nearly 55 days after first COVID-19 positive case was reported in Tamil Nadu, Krishnagiri, the state's only green zone district, has reported its first positive case on Saturday. A 67-year-old man from Veppanahalli, …
  • Govt. doctor travels from hotspot in Villupuram to green zone Krishnagiri, tests positive on return to duty April 30, 2020 9:51 am A containment zone was put up around Rayakottai flyover here after a government doctor with the Villupuram government hospital, who had visited Krishnagiri during the weekend and returned to Villupuram on Monday, tested positive for COVID-19. The doctor is …
  • Krishnagiri town turns containment zone after doc tests +ve April 30, 2020 9:15 am By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Krishnagiri town was turned into a containment zone on Wednesday after authorities found that a 29-year-old government doctor from Villupuram had visited his wife in the town, said health officials. The doctor, who was …
  • Krishnagiri remains COVID-19 free April 27, 2020 10:34 am Two days after a man was reported to have tested positive for COVID-19 after 34 days in self-quarantine in Hosur, the confirmatory test returned negative on Sunday. The person currently in the government medical college hospital will be discharged after …
  • Krishnagiri heaves a sigh of relief April 27, 2020 12:18 am By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: People in Krishnagiri district heaved a sigh of relief on Sunday evening after a suspected case of COVID-19 turned negative.“It was a 43-year-old man from Hosur who was working in a pharmaceutical company at Mysuru in …
  • TN: First patient tests positive in Krishnagiri April 25, 2020 8:07 pm
  • Foundation laid for Krishnagiri medical college and hospital March 5, 2020 1:35 am A 750-bed medical college-cum-hospital will come up in the district by the beginning of next year. The foundation stone for the medical college was laid in Bolupalli by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on …
  • No special screening of Rajinikanth's ‘Darbar’ in Krishnagiri? January 5, 2020 9:40 pm By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: The owners of ten theatres in Krishnagiri and Kaveripattinam have decided not to screen special shows for fans when a new movie is released. Deputy Superintendent of Police Kumar told media persons that the theatre …
  • College girl follows in father's footsteps, voted panchayat president in Krishnagiri January 2, 2020 3:52 pm By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: A 21-year-old BBA student J Sandhiya Rani was voted president of Kaattinayakandoddi village panchayat, which is in Shoolagiri block in Krishnagiri on Thursday. Sandhiya Rani secured 1,170 votes and defeated her nearest …
  • Two killed after truck rams Krishnagiri toll booth December 2, 2019 12:30 am By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Two persons were killed on the spot and a toll booth employee injured when a container truck rammed into the Krishnagiri toll booth on the Chennai-Bengaluru highway on Sunday evening. The deceased were identified as S …
  • Bengaluru-Karaikal passenger train derails near Krishnagiri in Tamil Nadu, passengers safe November 11, 2019 2:17 am
  • Bigil madness: Rioting charges on 32 Vijay fans in Krishnagiri October 25, 2019 11:59 pm By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Security was beefed at all theatres in Krishnagiri after special fan screening of Vijay starer Bigil (midnight show) was called off at a private theatre on the Five-Road Junction. The police also arrested 32 people for …
  • Fans of actor Vijay create ruckus after midnight screening of 'Bigil' cancelled in Krishnagiri October 25, 2019 7:33 am By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: Fans, who gathered for the midnight screening of Tamil actor Vijay's Bigil, staged a riot in front of a theater at the five road junction resulting in the Krishnagiri police increasing security in front of all movie …
  • NIA investigate in Krishnagiri September 24, 2019 2:47 am By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: National  Intelligence Agency (NIA) sleuths from Bengaluru arrived in Krishnagiri as part of the investigation into the Burdwan bomb blast case of 2014. The prime accused of the case -- a member of the Jamaat-ul- …
  • Tamil Nadu terror threat: Checks continue for second day at Dharmapuri-Krishnagiri border August 24, 2019 11:31 pm By Express News Service DHARMAPURI: There was no let up in security measures with the forces creating a watertight cordon on the Dharmapuri-Krishnagiri border following an intelligence alert on the infiltration of Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists into Tamil Nadu …
  • Mob damages government property in Krishnagiri August 18, 2019 9:10 pm KRISHNAGIRI: Angry mob damaged government property following the death of a farmer at Ayyur in Denkannikottai taluk in Krishnagiri district on Saturday. However, the relatives of the deceased victim have said that the violence was triggered by outsiders …
  • 3 of family including 2 kids killed in Krishnagiri road mishap June 10, 2019 8:36 pm Krishnagiri: Three persons including two minor children of a family were killed on the spot in a multiple vehicles collision involving a truck and two-state owned TNSTC buses in wee hours of Monday in Krishnagiri district. Police said a Tamil Nadu State …
  • Three killed in accident Krishnagiri-Hosur highway June 10, 2019 8:07 am Three persons, including a child, were killed and 15 injured after a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus hit passengers crossing the Krishnagiri-Hosur highway early on Monday. The front wheel of a Krishnagiri-bound STC bus from Hosur burst as it was …
  • Krishnagiri: Engineer-groom hospitalised after tiff with fiancée May 28, 2019 10:14 am Krishnagiri: An engineer-bridegroom was allegedly drugged and brutally beaten up by his fiancée, a college girl. The attack took place a day after their engagement. Police said that C.Saravana (27), an engineering graduate and working in a private firm was …
  • Bus catches fire, driver saves 30 passengers in Krishnagiri district May 10, 2019 7:25 am
  • Waynad’s Krishnagiri stadium: A heaven for fast bowlers January 22, 2019 7:16 pm The Krishnagiri Stadium in Wayanad has a reputation of assisting the seamers. (Photo by Sandip G) The Krishnagiri pitch has a reputation for assisting seamers — in the Kerala-Gujarat quarterfinal, as many as 36 wickets were accounted for by the faster men, …
  • Youth’s T-shirt handholds cops to killers in Krishnagiri honour-killing case November 19, 2018 2:36 am By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: In the Krishnagiri honour killing of an inter-caste couple, it was the T-shirt worn by the youth that enabled their identification, police said. The bodies of N Nandish (25), a Dalit, and S Swathi (21), a Vanniyar, of …
  • TN Chief Minister lays foundation stone of proposed GMR Krishnagiri Special Investment Region August 26, 2018 10:25 am GMR Infrastructure Ltd, the flagship company of GMR Group, India's major infrastructure conglomerate, announced that its subsidiary, GMR Krishnagiri SIR Ltd (GKSIR), is set to invite investments from national and international investors at its large …
  • Paddy fields inundated in Krishnagiri district August 21, 2018 2:15 am By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: With heavy rains lashing the district for the last three days, several streams are flowing at danger level since Sunday night paralysing normal life. Roads in several mandals like Nandigama, Mylavaram, Kanchikacherla, …
  • 5 killed as car collides with bus in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri March 13, 2018 10:18 pm
  • AIADMK Expels 46 Office Bearers From Krishnagiri District February 14, 2018 8:34 am Chennai:  Top leaders of the ruling AIADMK, O Panneerselvam and K Palaniswami, today continued their disciplinary action against party men, expelling 40-odd office bearers from Krishnagiri district for bringing 'disrepute' to the organisation. Mr …
  • HC orders Krishnagiri Collector not to issue lease deed for quarrying February 9, 2018 3:04 am CHENNAI: THE Madras High Court has directed the Krishnagiri District Collector not to issue the lease deed for quarrying blue metal from the government land in Kammandoddi village. A division bench of Justices S Manikumar and V Bhavani Subbaroyan gave the …
  • Elephant calf rescued in Krishnagiri January 16, 2018 9:37 am In a short rescue mission, a three-month-old elephant calf, which had fallen into a farm well in Paavadaipatti in Rayakottai town of Krishnagiri district in Tamil Nadu, was rescued on Tuesday. The calf, believed to have been with its herd, is suspected to …
  • Minor boy driving leads to mishap, 6 dead in Krishnagiri January 15, 2018 9:38 pm Krishnagiri: It was an irrecoverable loss for five families including the one that allowed its minor boy driving a car which claimed the lives of six persons in a tragic road accident in Krishnagiri district. On Sunday, 16-year-old K. Esaki, his friends, …
  • TN reports first Zika virus from Krishnagiri district July 10, 2017 8:02 pm Chennai: The first case of Zika virus in Tamil Nadu has been reported from Krishnagiri district and the 27-year-old infected man fully cured, a senior state government official said. Laboratory tests done in state facilities confirmed the presence of Zika …
  • TN’s first zika case confirmed in Krishnagiri dist July 10, 2017 3:30 pm Image used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The first confirmed case of Zika in Tamil Nadu in recent years has been reported in Krishnagiri district. The state’s health officials confirmed it to Express today. A 27-year-old youth who tested …
  • Tamil Nadu’s first zika case confirmed in Krishnagiri district; virus detected in India way back in 1952 July 10, 2017 1:42 pm CHENNAI: The first confirmed case of Zika in Tamil Nadu in recent years has been reported in Krishnagiri district. The state’s health officials confirmed it to Express today. A 27-year-old youth who tested positive for Zika is now recovered. Details on the …
  • Krishnagiri girl with partial vision scores 96.6 per cent in CBSE exam May 29, 2017 12:25 am KRISHNAGIRI: The nation was busy celebrating toppers who scored over 99 per cent in the CBSE Class XII exams, and Dharshana’s journey to scoring 96.6 per cent got less attention than it deserved. But her story is worth telling, for she overcame a different …
  • Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 28, some Covid restrictions eased | What's allowed/restricted June 20, 2021 1:03 pm The Tamil Nadu government on Sunday extended coronavirus lockdown in the state for one more week, until June 28, following consultations with medical experts. However, some Covid-19 restrictions have been eased in certain districts. The state will follow a …
  • TN shows steady declining trend in Covid-19 cases October 26, 2020 5:53 am Tamil Nadu continued to witness a declining trend in the number of daily coronavirus infections, reporting 2,869 fresh cases and 31 fatalities on Sunday and thereby pushing the tally to 7.09 lakh and death toll to 10,924. Covid-19 cases have been on a …
  • Panel headed by TN CM gives nod for 26 projects with investments of over Rs 25,000 crore October 21, 2020 3:02 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The high-powered committee headed by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, constituted for expeditious investment facilitation and single-window clearances, on Thursday cleared 23 industrial projects with investments of Rs …
  • After 99 days, Tamil Nadu’s daily Covid-19 count dips below 4,000 October 19, 2020 6:58 pm Tamil Nadu reported 3,914 new COVID-19 cases, 4,929 recovered cases and 56 deaths on Sunday, taking the total number of positive cases in the state to 6,87,400 till date, including 6,37,637 recoveries, 39,121 active cases and 10,642 deaths. The number of …
  • TN crosses 9,000 Covid toll mark, reports 5,235 fresh cases September 24, 2020 7:29 am Tamil Nadu added 5,325 new Covid-19 cases and 63 deaths on Wednesday. With this, the State’s tally has reached 5,57,999 and toll increased to 9,010. The State breached yet another grim milestone vis-a-vis Covid-19 on Wednesday with the number of deaths …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State September 10, 2020 3:44 pm The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • 'I take the front line when there is danger': Meet the Collector at the helm of Tiruppur's Covid fight May 8, 2020 1:36 pm May 8, 2020 6:23:45 pm Ever since the country imposed a lockdown to break the transmission of coronavirus, government agencies have been trying hard to sensitise people about the importance of social distancing and staying at home. Tiruppur Collector Dr K …
  • Cases rise in South TN, Madurai tally stands at 111 May 7, 2020 3:33 am Express News Service The number of COVID-19 cases in Madurai soared to 111 with the district recording the highest single-day spike ever, as 20 persons including seven pregnant women, a policeman and four children tested positive for the virus infection on …
  • Coronavirus-positive woman delivers baby in Tamil Nadu, first test result negative April 29, 2020 8:00 am By Express News Service MADURAI: The three-day-old girl born to 24-year-old coronavirus positive mother from Doddappanaiakanur has tested negative in the first of the two COVID-19 tests.  In a first in Madurai district, a 24-year-old pregnant COVID-19 …
  • Coronavirus updates March 13: Several states in shutdown mode, total number of confirmed cases 81 March 13, 2020 4:59 pm People wearing a facemask amid concerns of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus leaves a Kasturba Hospital in Mumbai. (Express Photo: Prashant Nadkar) Several states across India went into battle mode to contain the spread of COVID-19, shutting down …
  • Tamil fuelled Subbu’s creativity — in all forms March 5, 2020 11:44 am Kothamangalam Subbu, author of Thillana Mohanambal, was much more than a novelist. He was a poet, script writer, film director, actor, music critic and villuppattu exponent, all rolled into one. The seeds for Subbu’s villuppattu — ‘Gandhi mahaan kathai’ — …
  • AIADMK former MP K  C Palanisamy arrested January 25, 2020 7:32 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News January 25, 2020 Former AIADMK MP K C Palanisamy was arrested in the wee hours of today in Coimbatore.  Police personnel, who reached his residence in Coimbatore this morning, arrested him and took him to Sulur police …
  • World: International Migrants Day: Salesian Missions highlights social and educational programs assisting young migrants December 19, 2019 12:59 am (MissionNewswire) Salesian Missions, the U.S. development arm of the Salesians of Don Bosco, joins humanitarian organizations and the international community in honoring International Migrants Day. Each year, International Migrants Day is held on Dec. 18 …
  • Govt revamps healthcare for livestock in villages December 5, 2019 1:44 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Dairy farmers in backward rural areas of the State will soon get relief from transporting their cattle to distant places for treatment and breeding support.   Expanding the healthcare facilities and veterinary services to …
  • Rains lash many parts of TN; schools, colleges to remain shut December 2, 2019 10:39 am Amid forecast of heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, educational institutions in many districts of the two States have been shut for today. The examinations of Madras University and Anna University have also been postponed. Chennai has been …
  • AIADMK releases election manifesto March 19, 2019 4:43 pm [India], Mar 19 (ANI): AIADMK on Tuesday released its manifesto ahead of the ensuing General elections and among its major promises said it would urge the Centre to launch an international probe into the alleged genocide and war crimes committed by Sri …
  • AIADMK announces 20 candidates for LS polls in TN March 17, 2019 6:35 pm [India], Mar 17 (ANI): The AIADMK on Sunday announced the names of 20 candidates that will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. KRS Saravanan will contest from Salem, P Kaliyapan from Namakkal, KP Munuswamy from Krishnagiri, G Manimaran from Erode, …
  • AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 March 17, 2019 10:22 am Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Updated: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Chennai: The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding …
  • Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 March 17, 2019 8:00 am CHENNAI (TAMIL NADU): The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding its candidates on Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha …
  • Modi to flag off Chennai Metro Rail’s new services tomorrow February 9, 2019 4:04 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, will on Sunday inaugurate Chennai Metro Rail’s services upto Washermenpet. Modi, who will visit Tirupur on Sunday, will flag off the Chennai Metro Rail’s services through video …
  • Madras High Court rejects anti-Hindi agitator's plea January 20, 2018 9:08 pm Chennai: Madras high court has rejected a plea from an anti-Hindi agitator, to direct the state government to accord pension under the Tamil Nadu payment of pension to Tamil Scholars Miscellaneous Provision Act, for having participated in the agitations to …
  • KIOCL to set up pellet plant at RINL January 6, 2018 6:18 pm Union Minister of Steel Chaudhary Birender Singh unveiled a digital LED signage board, at KIOCL in Panambur on Saturday. The KIOCL will set up a pellet plant with a capacity of 1.2 million tonne per annum at Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited (RINL) unit at …
  • Dress to save the planet September 28, 2017 5:04 pm At the Kalakshetra Foundation’s annual “haat”, the assistant at the Tula shop stood wearing a lovely off-white kurta with just the right sliver of block-printed borders on the sleeves and front slit. I joked that I would buy it. “Everyone says that!” she …
  • Asserting rights through theatre September 7, 2017 2:23 pm Despite the heavy rain, the auditorium at the Alliance Francaise was fairly occupied in readiness for the 50th Dance DIScourse curated and hosted by Ashish Khokar, editor of the Attendance Magazine. The evening began with a short video on and a talk by …
  • Unable to pay bribe, man leaves new bike at RTO office in Thiruppur, embarrassing officials July 26, 2017 8:17 am A man, who was not able to pay bribe for registration of his new scooter, decided to leave his vehicle as payment at the RTO office in Thiruppur with a signboard explaining his decision. Nagaraj from Angeripalayam, Thiruppur bought a two wheeler on June 30 …
  • GST protest: 2000 Tirupur garment units go on strike against 18 pct slab slapped on segment July 21, 2017 12:38 am Since the cluster is functioning under 90 days credit format (in the value chain), such a high GST will put the sector under financial stress, which will render people jobless going forward, Rajendran said. Nearly 2,000 working units of the knitwear/ …
  • Coimbatore: Man enraged after Axis bank ATM doles out Rs 20 in place of Rs 2000 note July 13, 2017 4:58 pm A man residing in Thiruppur got the shock of his life when he got a Rs 20 note instead of Rs 2000 after withdrawing money from an Axis bank ATM. Kalidas was in need of cash for his medical treatment and had visited the AXIS bank ATM situated at …
  • Listen to this kadhai, monthly April 11, 2017 12:34 am CHENNAI:Remember the days when you used to sit on the porch and your grandparents would read you favourite story? And, not to miss the discussion after! While, you’re thinking that it has become a thing of the past, ‘Kadhai Kelu’, a new Tamil storytelling …