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  • Revoke ban on new tea factories: Association June 14, 2021 10:56 pm Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris Bought Leaf Tea Manufacturers’ Association (NBLTMA) and small tea farmers in the Nilgiris urged the Union government to lift the ban on new tea factories in the district. In 2019, the Tea Board India passed an order banning new …
  • Officer who stood up to the British for teakwood forests June 14, 2021 10:55 pm When Hugo Francis Andrew Wood was posted in the hills surrounding Coimbatore in the 1900s, he used to wear a shirt with four pockets containing teakwood seeds and walk with a stick in the reserve forest in Topslip every day. He would sow the seeds in the …
  • Supriya Sahu to hold additional charge of CEO of Indcoserve June 14, 2021 1:08 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary V Irai Anbu has now issued an order that Supriya Sahu, Principal Secretary to Government in Environment, Climate Change and Forest Department, will hold full additional charge of the post of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the …
  • India positivity rate June 14, 2021 6:03 am One-third of India’s districts still have over 5% test positivity rate indicating high viral spread in several parts of the country. According to district-wise data collated by the ministry of health and family welfare between June 5 and 11, around 258 of …
  • Live: Tea shops, TASMAC outlets, salons re-open June 14, 2021 3:33 am Tamil Nadu government has now decided not to print any grades or marks on mark sheets of Class X students. The mark sheets for state board Class X students of 2020-21 batch will just have all pass printed on it. The number of new Covid-19 cases in Tamil …
  • Nilgiris reports 422 new cases June 13, 2021 11:46 pm Udhagamandalam: On Sunday, the Nilgiris reported 422 new cases of Covid-19, taking the tally to 25,558. With 517 patients discharged on the day, 21, 821 patients have recovered so far in the district. The district has reported three deaths, including two …
  • Tamil Nadu: Southwest monsoon arrives in Nilgiris June 13, 2021 11:46 pm
  • Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris sees 30% dip in caseload June 13, 2021 11:45 pm
  • Tamil Nadu doctor makes tribal village his second home June 13, 2021 10:27 pm By Express News Service COIMBATORE: The last year and a half has been challenging and gruelling for people across all professions, more so for doctors and health workers. Courtesy Covid, PPE kits and round-the-clock shifts have become the norm for medical …
  • TN govt eases lockdown, allows tea shops to function in 27 districts from June 14 June 13, 2021 11:45 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tea shops will be allowed to function in 27 of the 38 districts in Tamil Nadu starting June 14 between 6 am and 5 pm. The move is as part of the additional relaxations for the lockdown the CM Stalin announced on Sunday. …
  • Thunderstorms, rain to continue in TN till June 16 June 13, 2021 8:35 am Thunderstorms and rain will continue to lash several districts of Tamil Nadu till June 16, according to the Meteorological Department. Kanyakumari and several other interior districts of the state are expected to get medium to heavy rains followed by …
  • Vaccination drive resumes in Nilgiris June 13, 2021 12:42 am Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris recorded 415 fresh cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, even as the vaccination drive resumed in the district after a gap of five days. While the Covid-19 tally has zoomed past the 25,000-mark to 25,136, at least 21,304 of them, …
  • Govt hosp to open dialysis unit soon June 13, 2021 12:42 am Udhagamandalam: The six-machine dialysis unit at the Coonoor Government Lawley Hospital, which was dedicated to the people of the Nilgiris on May 31, is expected to be operational within two days. Currently, a nine-machine dialysis unit at the Government …
  • Lockdown extended in TN with more relaxations June 12, 2021 12:28 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 11, 2021 Tamilnadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has announced extension of lockdown with relaxations. The relaxations are not applicable to Coimbatore, the Nilgiris, Tirupur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur …
  • Technical snag delays tea auction by more than 2 hours in Coonoor June 11, 2021 11:33 pm Udhagamandalam: The e-auction of tea was delayed by two hours at the Coonoor centre in the Nilgiris on Friday because of technical snag. The auction was scheduled to commence at 9am, but began only at 11.30am, causing disappoint to the bought-leaf …
  • Coimbatore likely to enter green zone, thanks to strict restrictions June 11, 2021 11:33 pm Representative ImageCOIMBATORE: The number of daily Covid-19 cases in the district has more or less come down to the pre-lockdown days before the second wave. As per the data available with the directorate of public health, Thursday’s caseload of 2,236 was …
  • HC closes PIL plea on special libraries June 11, 2021 4:16 pm The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday closed a public interest litigation petition that sought a direction to the State to set up eight special libraries in Tamil Nadu. The court was informed that except for one the other libraries were …
  • Lockdown extended with more relaxations June 11, 2021 3:14 pm The relaxations are not applicable to Coimbatore, the Nilgiris, Tirupur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai, where Covid-19 cases are still high. (PTI)
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 21 morning June 11, 2021 2:53 pm The Tamil Nadu government on Friday extended the COVID-19 lockdown by another week till 6 am on June 21 albeit with fresh relaxations. In a statement, Chief Minister M.K. Stalin said additional relaxations were being allowed in 27 districts including …
  • Tamil Nadu lockdown extended with more relaxations; Tasmac liquor shops and salons to open in 27 districts June 11, 2021 1:25 pm The relaxations are not applicable to Coimbatore, the Nilgiris, Tirupur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai, where Covid-19 cases are still high. (PTI)
  • Udhagamandalam: Nilgiris records 442 cases June 11, 2021 1:02 am
  • 50 hectares in the critical Kallar elephant corridor declared as private forest June 10, 2021 5:56 am This is the first corridor area in the State to be brought under the Tamil Nadu Preservation of Private Forests Act, 1949 Inching a step towards the protection of one of the most critical elephant corridors in Tamil Nadu, the Coimbatore District Collector …
  • Nilgiris: Shops down shutters in Gudalur, Pandalur June 9, 2021 11:20 pm
  • Man trampled to death in Nilgiris June 9, 2021 11:20 pm
  • Nilgiris district beefs up security at check posts June 9, 2021 11:20 pm Representative ImageUDHAGAMANDALAM: The Nilgiris has tightened security at all the 16 check posts in the district, where e-pass has been made mandatory for entry. A team comprising police, health and revenue officials are deputed at all the check posts. …
  • Fresh cases fall below 500-mark in Nilgiris district June 9, 2021 11:20 pm Representative ImageUDHAGAMANDALAM: The Nilgiris, where less than 500 people were tested positive for Covid-19 for the second consecutive day on Wednesday, seems to be recording a declining trend in the fresh cases. The hill retreat added 489 Covid-19 …
  • Not an inch of forest land can be encroached: Madras HC on construction of a resort in Nilgiris June 9, 2021 6:49 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Not even an inch of forest land can be allowed to be encroached upon, the first bench of the Madras High Court observed on Wednesday. The bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy made the oral observation …
  • Nilgiris admin seeks to make it India’s first 100% Covid vaccinated June 9, 2021 3:32 pm The administration of Tamil Nadu’s Nilgiris is on an ambitious plan to make it the first totally Covid inoculated district of the country. The district administration said that of the 5.28 lakh adult population above the age of 18 in the district, 2 lakh …
  • Coronavirus | Plan to make Nilgiris first district to completely vaccinate adult population June 9, 2021 8:57 am The Nilgiris district administration plans to make it the first district in the country to vaccinate its entire resident adult population. According to officials, out of a population of 5.8 lakh adults over the age of 18, around 34 per cent, or 2 lakh …
  • TN: NGOs to be roped in to inoculate Nilgiris tribals June 9, 2021 8:13 am
  • Drones keep an eye on Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Anamalai landscapes June 9, 2021 6:42 am Fear loomed over the quarters of tea workers near Valparai, around 100 km from Coimbatore, on June 4 after a 60-year-old man was trampled to death by a wild elephant. The estate workers feared that the lone elephant might return to the residential areas. …
  • Tamil Nadu: NGOs to be roped in to inoculate Nilgiris tribals June 9, 2021 12:37 am
  • Lockdown fails to curb fresh cases in Nilgiris June 9, 2021 12:37 am Udhagamandalam: The lockdown hasn’t much helped the Nilgiris to bring down the daily spike in Covid-19 cases. In fact, the caseload saw a steady rise till June 3, when it had recorded 584 cases, compared to 179 on May 10. While the cases dropped by 70 on …
  • Small businesses resume after two weeks of lockdown June 7, 2021 7:09 pm After a two-weeks, Chennai’s residents got a chance to go shopping for fresh fruits and vegetable as Tamil Nadu eased the lockdown in certain districts, including the city, from Monday. Electrical and hardware shops also witnessed brisk business as …
  • TN government to float fresh tenders for vaccine procurement June 7, 2021 11:01 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 7, 2021 Minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma Subramanian on Sunday said the State government will take efforts to float fresh global tenders for vaccine procurement. The decision to float the tender has …
  • Tamil Nadu to issue fresh tender for Covid vaccines June 7, 2021 4:30 am Picture used for representational purpose onlyUDHAGAMANDALAM: Following no interest in the state's vaccine tender from vaccine producing companies, minister for Medical and Family Welfare Ma Subramanian said the government will re-initiate a global …
  • Latest India Covid rules: What all is open & what all is closed at which place as of June week 2 June 7, 2021 2:05 am NEW DELHI: As the second wave of coronavirus in the country continues to slow down, several states have started easing the strict restrictions which were imposed to check the spread of the virus. The national capital has allowed malls and markets to open …
  • No let-up in caseload as Nilgiris logs 510 Covid-19 cases June 7, 2021 12:19 am
  • Nilgiris records highest May rainfall in two years June 7, 2021 12:19 am
  • Tamil Nandu maintains a declining trend, reports 20,421 fresh coronavirus cases  June 6, 2021 5:42 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu continued to maintain its declining trend in daily COVID-19 cases, registering 20,421 infections in the last 24 hours, pushing the aggregate to 22.37 lakh. The toll in the state climbed to 27,005 with 434 more deaths due to the …
  • 26 IPS officers transferred in Tamil Nadu June 6, 2021 11:51 am In yet another reshuffle of police officers, the government has ordered the transfer of 26 IPS officers across the state. According to the order, R. Ponni, SP, Central Range, DVAC, has been transferred as SP, Idol Wing, Chennai. Sujith Kumar, Madurai …
  • 1,049 new species of flowering plants added to Tamil Nadu’s flora June 6, 2021 11:17 am At least 1,049 new species of flowering plants have been added to the State’s flora in the past three decades. Flowering Plants of Tamil Nadu, A Compendium, a book published by the Care Earth Trust, a Chennai-based biodiversity research organisation, has …
  • Nilgiris logs 517 cases, 6 deaths June 6, 2021 12:37 am Udhagamandalam: The Nilgiris recorded 517 fresh cases of Covid-19 on Saturday, even as the toll went up to 114 with the state including six more fatalities that occurred in the district in the bulletin. While the district has seen 21,857 people testing …
  • Lockdown to continue in Tamil Nadu till June 14 June 5, 2021 11:50 pm Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday extended the COVID-19 lockdown by one more week from June 7 till 6 a.m. on June 14, but relaxed the restrictions region-wise based on the spread of the infection. The curbs will be eased more in Chennai and districts …
  • Covid lockdown in Tamil Nadu extended, shopping complexes, cinema halls and malls to remain shut June 5, 2021 8:14 pm Covid-19 breath test could give you results in 60 seconds The Tamil Nadu government, on Saturday, extended the Covid lockdown for one more week from June 07 to June 14. Considering the decline in test positivity rate (TPR), authorities have decided to …
  • TN extends lockdown for one more week June 5, 2021 7:59 pm The Tamil Nadu government extended the lockdown in the state till 6 am on June 14 but offered some relaxations. Curbs have been further eased in state capital Chennai while already permitted activities will continue. The state's chief minister M K …
  • Tamil Nadu extends Covid lockdown till June 14 with relaxations June 5, 2021 5:13 pm Image Source : PTI The lockdown in Tamil Nadu first began for two weeks on May 10 and was extended for another week on May 24. The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday has extended the ongoing Covid-induced lockdown till June 14 with some relaxations    …
  • Shops selling groceries, vegetables, meat and fish to open from June 7 across Tamil Nadu June 5, 2021 3:21 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: After a total lockdown for almost two weeks, people of the State could heave a sigh of relief after the state government relaxed the restrictions by allowing shops selling groceries, vegetables, meat and fish to open from June …
  • Lockdown to continue in Tamil Nadu till June 14 with easing of curbs June 5, 2021 12:58 pm Chennai: Announcing relaxations such as allowing shops selling essential commodities to reopen and government offices to resume work, Chief Minister M K Stalin on Saturday announced extension of lockdown by one more week till June 14 to combat COVID-19. …
  • Lockdown extended in Tamilnadu June 5, 2021 12:26 pm By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 5, 2021 Following recommendations from officials and health experts, the State government has extended the lockdown by another week, with a few relaxations. As the complete lockdown was scheduled to end at 6 am …
  • Tamil Nadu extends lockdown, ... June 5, 2021 8:24 am The government of Tamil Nadu announced on Saturday that it would extend its lockdown for another week. According to the Times of India, the southern state’s lockdown would be extended till 6am on June 14. Lockdown curbs would also be eased in most …
  • CM Stalin extends Covid-19 lockdown in Tamil Nadu for one more week with a few relaxations June 5, 2021 6:27 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday extended the Covid-19 lockdown period for one more week till June 14 in Tamil Nadu. The Chief Minister in his statement said in 11 districts - Kovai, Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, …
  • T.N. extends lockdown till June 14 with relaxations June 5, 2021 6:21 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday extended the COVID-19 lockdown for one more week from June 7 till 6 am on June 14 but offered region-wise relaxations based on the infection spread. While Chennai, districts in north and south Tamil Nadu …
  • TN CM Stalin extends lockdown for one more week June 5, 2021 6:01 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday announced the extension of lockdown by another week till June 14 with some relaxations. The current lockdown comes to an end on June 7. In a statement issued here Stalin said the existing permissible …
  • 26 smuggled liquor bottles seized in Coimbatore June 4, 2021 11:53 pm Representative ImageCOIMBATORE: The city police arrested a 28-year-old man for smuggling 26 liquor bottles in a van on Friday. Peelamedu police inspector Vivekanandan and team conducted a vehicle check near the Fun Republic Mall on Avinashi Road at …
  • Nilgiris logs 515 new Covid-19 cases, 4 deaths June 4, 2021 11:53 pm Representative ImageUDHAGAMANDALAM: A decline in new Covid-19 cases was recorded in the Nilgiris on Friday. The hill district logged 515 new cases, taking the case tally to 21,340. It had recorded 584 cases on Thursday. Four Covid deaths were reported from …
  • Coimbatore district reports 2,810 new cases June 4, 2021 4:24 pm The daily caseload of Coimbatore district remained below 3,000-mark for the second consecutive day as the district reported 2,810 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, taking the overall tally to 1,82,708. The Health Department reported 31 new deaths, taking the …
  • TN live: Lockdown extended till 6am of June 14 June 4, 2021 3:17 am Though the Covid-19 spread has come under control in several districts, 11 districts -- Coimbatore, the Nilgiris, Tirupur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattanam and Mayiladuthurai -- report a high number of cases. However, …
  • Udhagamandalam: Nilgiris gets 7,000 doses of Covishield June 4, 2021 12:37 am
  • Drones being used to disinfect containment zones in Nilgiris June 3, 2021 11:43 am The drones have the capacity to carry around 10 litres of disinfectant, and are being used at present in the Gudalur municipality, which has 51 containment zones as on date, officials said The Gudalur Municipality is using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), …
  • Need to control and manage feral animals in Nilgiris, say conservationists June 3, 2021 11:23 am Conservationists have spoken out against the potentially disastrous consequences of feeding feral dogs and cats in ecologically-sensitive regions and helping to bolster their already booming population, arguing that feral animals prey on many species of …
  • Nilgiris record 579 Covid cases and 6 deaths in one day June 3, 2021 12:22 am
  • 60% of people above 45 yrs vaccinated in Nilgiris June 3, 2021 12:21 am
  • Farmers abandon floriculture as pandemic cripples industry in the Nilgiris June 2, 2021 8:36 am The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has had a huge impact on floriculture in the Nilgiris, with many farmers forced to destroy their harvests this year due to a lack of buyers. According to officials from the Department of Horticulture, there are 103 …
  • U.S. officials worry about Russia’s growing links to China June 15, 2021 2:26 am Hyperbole? To some degree, yes. Hypocrisy? On some fronts, for sure. But to the Biden administration, such lovey-dovey rhetoric between Moscow and Beijing cannot be ignored. In fact, U.S. wariness over the Russia-China relationship has grown to the point …
  • Black Churches Have Moral Authority to Defend the Black Vote June 15, 2021 2:26 am During the civil rights movement's struggle against discrimination and voter suppression in Jim Crow America, the Black Church was a source of refuge and resolve. Today, a new wave of voter suppression laws is targeting Black voters, and new …
  • Adams, Garcia in dead heat as mayoral race reshuffles in closing days June 15, 2021 2:05 am It’s now a three man race! Kathryn Garcia is in a dead heat with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams for first place in the hotly contested Democratic mayoral primary — and could even edge him under the Big Apple’s new rank-choice voting system, …
  • Coronavirus | State reports 12,772 cases and 254 deaths June 15, 2021 1:59 am Chennai reports fewer deaths than Chengalpattu; number of samples tested so far crosses 3 crore Chennai reported fewer deaths than Chengalpattu on Monday. The city, which recorded the most number of deaths over the past several weeks, reported 28 deaths, …
  • India to restore 26 million acres of degarded land, says PM Modi June 15, 2021 1:50 am New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday evening told the United Nations that India is “on track to achieve its national commitment of land degradation neutrality and ... working towards restoring 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030”. …
  • Nigerian govt’s reliance on CBN financing worrisome – Report June 15, 2021 1:48 am The Nigerian government’s reliance on the Central Bank of Nigeria for the financing of budget deficits is certainly worrying, a London-based economic research firm has said. Capital Economics, in its ‘Africa Economics Focus’ released on Monday, said the …
  • The real earthquake in Israeli politics June 15, 2021 1:32 am Ayalon's brief was to fight a wave of Islamic terror plaguing Israeli cities, and to do so he had to make sure Arab citizens of Israel didn't collaborate with terrorist organizations in the West Bank and Gaza. This meant infiltrating Arab parties …
  • Vaccination delays June 15, 2021 12:30 am Setback erodes trust in the government The Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) has voiced fresh concern over the delay in the vaccination campaign due to a vaccine shortage, a setback that may erode public trust in the Prayut Chan-o-cha administration. The …
  • PM Modi talks about Desertification, Land Degradation & Drought at UN [full speech text] June 15, 2021 12:19 am UK PM Boris Johnson cancels India visit due to COVID; plans virtual meeting Below is the full text of PM Narendra Modi's speech at the UN on Monday.  Excellency, President of the General Assembly, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, Namaste 1. I thank …
  • Removed black fungus by surgery: Hosptial June 14, 2021 10:56 pm Coimbatore: An Erode-based private hospital claims that it has treated a patient diagnosed with mucormycosis without the prescribed drug—Amphotericin B. Instead, the hospital has performed surgery to remove the infected portions of his face and begun …
  • Govt schools yet to issue applications for Class XI June 14, 2021 10:56 pm Coimbatore: While admission for Class XI begun in 27 districts, most of the government higher secondary schools in Coimbatore, where the daily caseload of Covid-19 is high in the state, did not start the admission process on Monday However, district chief …
  • India Making Efforts To Restore 2.6 Cr Hectares Of Degraded Land By 2030: PM Modi June 14, 2021 10:53 pm Highlighting the adverse effects of land degradation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India is aiming to restore 2.6 crore hectares of degraded land by 2030. He further said that India will assist fellow developing nations to implement …
  • Biloela family sent to community detention June 14, 2021 9:32 pm A Tamil asylum-seeker family from Biloela that has been detained on Christmas Island for the past two years will be reunited on the Australian mainland. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke has decided to allow the Sri Lankan family to reside in the Perth …
  • 'Land degradation threatens societies, economies': PM at UN meet June 14, 2021 6:24 pm NEW DELHI: Land degradation, if left unchecked, will erode foundations of our societies, economies, food security and health, PM Modi said. In his virtual address at a UN high-level meet on desertification, land degradation and drought, the Prime Minister …
  • PM Modi at UN: India to restore 2.6 crore hectares of degraded land by 2030 June 14, 2021 4:44 pm Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said India is on track to achieve its national commitment on land degradation neutrality, and that it’s working to restore 26 million hectares of degraded land by 2030. He was delivering the keynote address at a United …
  • June 14th Playbook June 14, 2021 4:23 pm Written by John Cole, Managing Editor and PoliticsPA Staff State Sen. Doug Mastriano and Sean Parnell won the Pennsylvania Leadership Conference’s Straw Poll for Governor and U.S. Senate, respectively at the annual gathering this past weekend. Here is the …
  • Bulgaria’s Judiciary Give Thumbs down to New Judicial Map June 14, 2021 2:32 pm All opinions received so far at the Bulgarian Justice Ministry in connection with a reform of the judicial map proposed by the Supreme Judicial Council (SJC) are negative, the Ministry said on Monday during a discussion it organized on accessible and …
  • 2021 Texas Lege in Review: Red Meat, Broken Promises, and More of the Same Old Shit June 14, 2021 1:35 pm On Tuesday at the state Capitol, Governor Greg Abbott signed into law two bills aimed at strengthening the electric grid and reforming the agencies that regulate it. It was the culmination of the Legislature’s response to a devastating winter storm that …
  • Saudi Arabia allows women to register for Haj without male guardian June 14, 2021 1:25 pm Saudi Arabia has announced that women can now register for the annual Haj pilgrimage without a male guardian (mahram), Al Arabiya News reported on Monday. In its registration guidelines issued for this year's Haj for domestic pilgrims, the Saudi …
  • Cal students build artistic ‘monument to extraction’ at Albany Bulb June 14, 2021 1:15 pm Susan Moffat, who led UC Berkeley students in making an environmental art installation at the Albany Bulb, stands next to an artwork by Berkeley students Louana Garraud and Julia Park. The wood-and-brick sculpture evokes the ghost of a wall, referencing …
  • Shoring up Supplemental Security Income would help many of the nation’s poorest June 14, 2021 12:52 pm A wise person used to argue that programs designed solely for poor people are poor programs — their benefits erode over time; unchanging income and asset tests reduce the eligible population; and they are expensive to administer. In contrast, programs like …
  • Allison Hanes: For Legault, minority Quebecers are notwithstanding June 14, 2021 12:39 pm Breadcrumb Trail Links Opinion Columnists Now that he's in charge, Legault is pretty much doing all the things he threatened to do when he was a raging populist. Author of the article: Allison Hanes  •  Montreal Gazette Premier François Legault can …
  • Withdraw customs duty and agri cess on cotton: SIMA appeals Finance Minister June 14, 2021 11:34 am The Southern India Mills’ Association (SIMA) has appealed to the Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman to withdraw both the basic customs duty and the agriculture infrastructure development cess (AIDC) levied on cotton to create a level playing field …
  • Five big upcoming Supreme Court decisions June 14, 2021 10:52 am The Supreme Court is poised for a whirlwind end of term, with justices expected to clear the court’s docket of more than 20 pending cases before July. The remaining disputes could yield several landmark decisions and provide the clearest indication yet of …
  • McConnell, Grassley, Crapo demand DOJ, FBI probe disclosure of tax information of super wealthy June 14, 2021 10:52 am The subject of Internal Revenue abuse is back EXCLUSIVE: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican Sens. Chuck Grassley and Mike Crapo are demanding the Justice Department and the FBI investigate the disclosure of confidential tax information …
  • TASMAC and tea shops opened in Tamilnadu June 14, 2021 8:49 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 14, 2021 The extended lockdown with more relaxations have come into effect in Tamilnadu, following which TASMAC and tea shops have been reopened in 27 districts. Tea shops will be allowed to open from 6-5 for …
  • Adani stocks value drops by $7.3 billion after reports of FII a/c freeze June 14, 2021 8:33 am MUMBAI: Gautam Adani, the promoter of the Adani Group of companies and the second richest man in the country, saw his notional wealth erode by as much as $10 billion within an hour of the Opening Bell on Dalal Street on Monday following reports that NSDL …
  • Biden-Putin summit making some US allies near Russia uneasy June 14, 2021 7:38 am Video above: Queen Elizabeth II welcomes Joe and Jill BidenCentral and Eastern European nations are anxious about the coming summit meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, wary of what they see as hostile intentions …
  • Won a lottery, got unexpected inheritance? Don't do these 6 things if you come by a lot of money June 14, 2021 7:07 am When Sushil Kumar became the first contestant to win Rs 5 crore in Kaun Banega Crorepati in 2011, he thought his life would turn for the better. By 2016, however, he had lost all his money. Thoughtless investments, bulk donation to charities, and heedless …
  • Some US allies near Russia are wary of Biden-Putin summit June 14, 2021 6:32 am KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Central and Eastern European nations are anxious about the coming summit meeting between U.S. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin, wary of what they see as hostile intentions from the Kremlin. Some in the countries …
  • India positivity rate June 14, 2021 6:03 am One-third of India’s districts still have over 5% test positivity rate indicating high viral spread in several parts of the country. According to district-wise data collated by the ministry of health and family welfare between June 5 and 11, around 258 of …
  • Falling birth rates spell trouble for Southeast Asia June 14, 2021 1:45 am Birth rates have been declining in nearly every country for decades, alarming demographers and causing governments to begin asking a hard question -- what happens if our population growth stalls, or even begins to slide backwards? The global population is …
  • OPINIONISTA: Political warfare waged in the courts is a threat to South Africa’s legal system June 14, 2021 12:58 am During the recent application by the Public Protector to have declared invalid the parliamentary process to decide whether she should be removed from office, it was argued by her counsel that somehow the appointment of retired Justice Bess Nkabinde to …
  • Coimbatore, Tirupur get new collectors June 13, 2021 11:46 pm In a major reshuffle of senior bureaucrats, the state government has transferred a host of IAS officers including 11 district collectors to various other posts on Sunday. According to the government order issued on Sunday, Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Housing …
  • Wendy Murphy: Congress’ approach on Equality Act would erode protections for women June 13, 2021 11:05 pm Whether caffeine is good for you is debatable, whether there are only two sexes is not, yet Congress is poised to enact a new federal law that will allow people to choose whether they are male or female based on how they feel. The bill, known as the …
  • A day of tumult and change in Israel’s Knesset. June 13, 2021 10:04 pm LiveUpdated  June 13, 2021, 5:47 p.m. ET June 13, 2021, 5:47 p.m. ET Here’s what you need to know: The long and divisive reign of Benjamin Netanyahu, the dominant Israeli politician of the past generation, officially ended on Sunday, at least for the time …
  • Coronavirus | Active cases fall below 1.5 lakh in Tamil Nadu June 13, 2021 9:36 pm Fresh COVID-19 cases fell to 14,061 on Sunday, taking the State’s active cases to 1,49,927. The State’s case tally touched 23,53,721. As many as 25,895 people were discharged, taking the total figure to 21,74,247.  The State’s toll rose to 29,547, with 267 …
  • 800 Nkonya SHS Students Lack Desks and Chairs June 13, 2021 7:53 pm Students of Nkonya Senio High School in the Biakoye District of the Oti region have benefited from 100 desks and chairs donated by old students of the school. The consignment is 700 shy of 800 desks needed by the school was donated to end the desk and …
  • Is Israel’s new prime minister an ideologue or a pragmatist? June 13, 2021 7:45 pm LiveUpdated  June 13, 2021, 3:34 p.m. ET June 13, 2021, 3:34 p.m. ET Here’s what you need to know: The long and divisive reign of Benjamin Netanyahu, the dominant Israeli politician of the past generation, officially ended on Sunday, at least for the time …
  • Israel’s Arab neighbors predict little change in relations. June 13, 2021 7:28 pm If the end of Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year-reign as prime minister is a political earthquake inside Israel, its tremors stop clearly at Israel’s borders. The political drama has solicited barely a shrug from Israel’s Arab neighbors, who do not expect it to …
  • Netanyahu's reign is over for now. He leaves behind a wealthier, more divided Israel and a stalled peace process June 13, 2021 6:44 pm To his supporters, he's the tireless protector of modern-day Israel who helped turn the small nation into an economic powerhouse with outsized influence on the world stage. To his critics, he's a divider who helped destroy the country's …
  • How the Anti-Abortion Movement Used the Progressive Playbook to Chip Away at Roe v. Wade June 13, 2021 6:09 pm The Supreme Court is hugely important in these shifts, of course, but what’s often lost in the breathless coverage of the Court is that constitutional law does not simply emanate from the highest court in the land. Changes in society also percolate into …
  • George Washington predicted Donald Trump: Why doesn't everyone know this? June 13, 2021 12:18 pm As my colleague Amanda Marcotte frequently points out, conservative ideology these days seems to boil down to little more than "owning the libs." If you manage to achieve "triggering a lib," maybe you get imaginary bonus points — …
  • TN govt eases lockdown, allows tea shops to function in 27 districts from June 14 June 13, 2021 11:45 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tea shops will be allowed to function in 27 of the 38 districts in Tamil Nadu starting June 14 between 6 am and 5 pm. The move is as part of the additional relaxations for the lockdown the CM Stalin announced on Sunday. …
  • Pinpoint Weather: Strong storms possible late today and tonight; trending drier next week June 13, 2021 11:23 am We have one more day of showers and thunderstorms possible across the majority of the region on Sunday. Storms aren’t expected to be overly widespread; however, most-everyone will at least have a risk of some storms. The Storm Prediction Center has the …
  • GLOBALink | Ties erode, divisions exist within G7: British scholars June 13, 2021 10:03 am LONDON, June 13 (Xinhua) -- The special relationship has been eroding for quite a while, and there are big divisions within G7, British scholars have said as G7 leaders attend a summit in Britain. Leaders of the G7 -- Britain, the United States, Canada, …
  • Were Dinosaurs Active in Northwest Louisiana? June 13, 2021 7:21 am It's funny how the brain works sometimes. Last night, I was watching Jurassic Park and randomly my brain just started thinking about dinosaurs in Louisiana. Personally, I've never heard of any fossil discoveries or anything in the state. But, the …
  • Equalities Minister Liz Truss's call to ditch Stonewall sparks woke war in No.10 June 13, 2021 1:13 am Equalities Minister Liz Truss's call to ditch Stonewall sparks woke war in No.10 after diversity charity's boss likened 'gender critical' beliefs to antisemitism Equalities Minister Liz Truss believes Whitehall should scrap a diversity …
  • Woman’s entire life ‘ruled by’ husband June 13, 2021 12:50 am Welcome to Sisters In Law, news.com.au’s weekly column solving all of your legal problems. This week, our resident lawyers and real-life sisters Alison and Jillian Barrett from Maurice Blackburn advise a woman on her legal rights in regards to her husband’ …
  • Biden Administration Turning Military Into Left-Wing Force June 13, 2021 12:11 am This piece by David Horowitz, John Perazzo and Mark Tapson is a hair-raising account of how the Joe Biden administration is politicizing our armed forces, thereby imperiling our national security. This is a scandal of the first order, but of course is not …
  • Coronavirus | Cases continue to fall, Chennai reports less than 1,000 infections June 12, 2021 9:29 pm Coimbatore’s count falls below 2,000; T.N. administers highest number of doses With 15,108 fresh infections, the number of COVID-19 cases reported daily in Tamil Nadu continued to fall for the twenty-second consecutive day on Saturday. Fresh cases reported …
  • Implications of the US withdrawal June 12, 2021 8:09 pm In 2021, Afghanistan has emerged as an object of concern for her neighboring countries and for other regional and international powers. During the 20 years of its intervention, the USA has suffered 22000 casualties and spent approximately $143 billion in …
  • Bill simplifying birth certificate sex change gains momentum June 12, 2021 7:36 pm The Government has announced it will progress a bill allowing self-indentification of gender on birth certificates, in a step to support gender-diverse New Zealanders. The Births, Deaths, Marriages and Relationships Registration Bill will have its second …
  • Arab-Israeli relations: A check-in with the Palestinian peace camp June 12, 2021 5:18 pm Israeli and Palestinian staff members of the Geneva Initiative jumped into a spontaneous conference call two weeks ago, the fourth in half as many days. With sirens in central Israel and increasingly violent confrontations in the West Bank, we sprinted …
  • The UK’s Brexit stance is doing serious damage to its relationship with the US June 12, 2021 3:35 pm A démarche is a formal diplomatic note. Just as flatmates don't usually write formal letters, close allies don't issue démarches. They certainly don't leak them to the press. What was initially reported as a US démarche, issued by Joe Biden’s …
  • Sydney tourism slump a boon for renters in former Airbnb hotspots June 12, 2021 3:32 pm In April, NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes introduced a State Environmental Planning Policy for short-term rentals such as Airbnb or Stayz, which overturns any blanket bans on short-term rentals at council level. “This policy is about striking the right …
  • Below aging U.S. dams, a potential toxic calamity June 12, 2021 1:53 pm On May 19, 2020, a group of engineers and emergency officials gathered at a fire station in Edenville, Michigan to decide what to do about the Edenville Dam, a 97-year-old hydroelectric structure about a mile upstream on the Tittabawassee River. Over the …
  • Active Management Still Didn't Win in 2020 -- Is Indexing Officially Better? June 12, 2021 1:14 pm What's better for your stock portfolio -- index funds or active management? The debate has carried on for decades, and index investing has become increasingly popular over the past 20 years. It's a complicated topic without an indisputable answer …
  • Fun stuff: this tempest won’t erode the beach June 12, 2021 12:38 pm The Federal News Network speaks with Recreation News Publisher Karl Teel about interesting things to do in and near the nation’s capital. This week: come to Ocean City, Maryland for what is described as a “fantasy-filled weekend of amazing sea-themed …
  • Justice Department will review restrictive GOP voting laws in Iowa and elsewhere June 12, 2021 11:49 am WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department will scrutinize a wave of new laws in Republican-controlled states that tighten voting rules, Attorney General Merrick Garland said Friday, vowing to take action on any violations of federal law. He announced plans …
  • Tamil Nadu CM opens shutters of Mettur dam releasing water for Delta irrigation June 12, 2021 10:24 am By Express News Service SALEM: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Saturday opened the shutters of Mettur dam releasing water for kuruvai cultivation in the delta region. Initially 3,000 cusecs of water will be released from the dam and by Saturday …
  • Naomi Osaka vs the Press June 12, 2021 7:17 am Naomi Osaka pulled out of the French Open earlier this month after being penalised for avoiding press conferences. At the time, many pundits labelled her decision as selfish and entitled and ridiculed the idea that she had withdrawn to protect her mental …
  • Republicans Push To Export Absurd Arizona-Style Election Audits To Other States June 12, 2021 6:41 am Arizona state Senate Republicans’ “audit” of 2020 election results in Maricopa County is so unprofessional and illegitimate that many election officials won’t even refer to it as an audit.  But the GOP’s audit fever is spreading nevertheless: Driven by the …
  • The tone of the conflict in the market inflation debate June 12, 2021 5:27 am Jeffrey Gundlach Two-line Fund This week, he added some color to the monthly slide presentation of market and investment talking points.Bond manager and former punk rock drummer pay tribute to The Clash’s second album Give them enough rope. The cover …
  • The Keys To Getting A Better Night’s Sleep Include Time Outside, Exercise June 12, 2021 4:22 am (CBS4)– Simply put, most of us do not get enough sleep. Whether it’s stress, busy schedules, or the inability to stay asleep, there are a number of reasons we aren’t catching enough Zs. Even though some people can operate on just a few hours of sleep, it’s …
  • Biden Reverses One of Trump’s ‘Most Reckless and Irresponsible’ Decisions June 12, 2021 2:52 am Tourists visiting the Mendenhall Glacier in the Tongass National Forest.Photo: Charles Rex (AP) Conservation advocates are gearing up for a major win. On Friday, the Forest Service said it would “repeal or replace” a Trump-era rollback that allows …
  • ZBA shoots down sports betting at Chickie’s June 12, 2021 12:55 am In April, South Philly residents rallied outside Chickie’s and Pete’s to protest an application for sports betting inside the restaurant. Photo/Mark Zimmaro The City’s Zoning Board of Adjustment has denied an application to allow a sports betting …
  • Lockdown extended in TN with more relaxations June 12, 2021 12:28 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 11, 2021 Tamilnadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has announced extension of lockdown with relaxations. The relaxations are not applicable to Coimbatore, the Nilgiris, Tirupur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur …
  • Gravel quarry project near Kelowna, B.C., rejected by regional district June 12, 2021 12:21 am The Regional District of Central Okanagan voted unanimously Thursday not to support a sand, rock and gravel quarry proposed for a rural community east of Kelowna, B.C.   Residents of the Joe Rich neighbourhood voiced their opposition to the project — a 30- …
  • Coimbatore likely to enter green zone, thanks to strict restrictions June 11, 2021 11:33 pm Representative ImageCOIMBATORE: The number of daily Covid-19 cases in the district has more or less come down to the pre-lockdown days before the second wave. As per the data available with the directorate of public health, Thursday’s caseload of 2,236 was …
  • New guide helps organic growers manage burrowing rodents June 11, 2021 11:28 pm Burrowing rodents can cause extensive and expensive damage to orchards and crop fields. To manage the pests without chemicals used on conventional farms, organic growers can consult a new publication from UC Agriculture and Natural Resources scientists. “ …
  • Texas student group bikes 4,000 miles, through Las Cruces, for cancer awareness June 11, 2021 11:10 pm LAS CRUCES – Keep an eye out for bicyclists this weekend. A group of student riders from the University of Texas at Austin are riding over 4,000 miles across the country — through Las Cruces and El Paso — to encourage people to join the fight against …
  • River erosion may eat up 28sq km area June 11, 2021 10:11 pm Rivers are likely to erode about 28 square kilometres of land this year, which is more than the land eroded last year, according to a research body of the water resources ministry. The Jamuna, the Ganges and the Padma will aggressively erode their banks in …
  • Marin Voice: Ballot harvesting jeopardizes benefits of Voter’s Choice Act June 11, 2021 9:59 pm In 2008, Justice John Paul Stevens — nicknamed “chief justice of the liberal Supreme Court” — stated what to many is obvious. “Flagrant examples of … (voter) fraud … documented throughout this Nation’s history by respected historians and journalists … …
  • Wall Street Week Ahead: Fed meeting looms for stocks as inflation worries collide with 'Goldilocks' markets June 11, 2021 9:33 pm By Lewis Krauskopf NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors will be zeroing in on the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy meeting next week as a "Goldilocks" market environment that has helped lift stocks to record highs and tamed a bond selloff is tested by …
  • Final Public Notice: FEMA Public Assistance Program sought for DNR Fisheries projects June 11, 2021 9:13 pm The Fisheries Bureau of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program funding through Iowa’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Division (IHSEMD) as a sub- …
  • Health Ministry To Renew Compassionate Care Training June 11, 2021 8:56 pm Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says the Ministry will be renewing compassionate care training for personnel in the public health system. The initiative seeks to improve the quality of care with an emphasis on customer …
  • New Mexico families benefit from $94M in tax relief June 11, 2021 7:58 pm NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Nearly $100 million in tax relief has been sent out to New Mexico families under a special, one-time rebate. According to Taxation & Revenue New Mexico, about 157,000 taxpayers who claimed the Working Families Tax Credit have …
  • Why The Apple-Led Stock Buyback Boom May Get Caught In Biden's Tax-Hike Net June 11, 2021 7:24 pm Hours before President Joe Biden's April 28 primetime pitch for $4.5 trillion in infrastructure and social spending, Apple (AAPL) wowed Wall Street with its own big-spending plan — $90 billion in Apple stock buybacks. X But Apple was hardly the first …
  • Iran election: Regime’s crisis of confidence undercuts democracy June 11, 2021 7:22 pm Iran’s looming presidential election comes at a challenging time for the Islamic Republic. Economic hardship has prompted lethal  protests; hopelessness about the future is pervasive, and apathy widespread; campaigns to boycott the election have taken root …
  • Seth Klarman: Catalysts Are Important for Value Investors June 11, 2021 6:36 pm The basic principles behind the style of investing known as value investing are simple. Benjamin Graham is widely regarded as being the man who laid out the basic principles behind the strategy in the first half of the 1900s. Graham believed that what …
  • Social Security Weathered Covid-19, but Long-Term Challenges Remain June 11, 2021 6:21 pm WASHINGTON—When the coronavirus pandemic plunged the U.S. into a recession last year, it portended another blow to the health of the Social Security system. An anticipated decline in payroll-tax revenue and increase in disability claims were expected to …
  • Tamil Nadu adds 15,759 COVID-19 cases, 378 deaths June 11, 2021 6:08 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu logged 15,759 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, including two returnees from Andhra Pradesh and New Delhi, pushing the tally to 23.24 lakh, while 378 deaths took the toll to 28,906. Recoveries continued to outnumber new infections …
  • Pentagon open to changes on handling sexual assault cases June 11, 2021 4:47 pm The Defense Department’s top leaders Thursday signaled an openness to remove prosecutorial decisions on sexual assault from the chain of command. But they voiced reservations about overhauling the military justice system for all serious crimes, as some …
  • Lockdown extended with more relaxations June 11, 2021 3:14 pm The relaxations are not applicable to Coimbatore, the Nilgiris, Tirupur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai, where Covid-19 cases are still high. (PTI)
  • War rooms in districts, makeshift ambulances: How Tamil Nadu battled COVID-19 second wave June 11, 2021 3:13 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: During the first week of May, ambulances were queuing up outside government hospitals in Chennai due to the lack of beds. The waiting time was up to six hours for a patient to get admission. On May 7, the new government took …
  • Schirmer wins race for Mercer GOP State Committee seat June 11, 2021 3:03 pm Former Hamilton Councilwoman Ileana Schirmer has won re-election to her post on the Republican State Committee, defeating Trenton Republican Municipal Chairwoman Jennifer Williams. Schirmer leads Williams by 184 votes, 3,827-3,643. With few votes remaining …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 21 morning June 11, 2021 2:53 pm The Tamil Nadu government on Friday extended the COVID-19 lockdown by another week till 6 am on June 21 albeit with fresh relaxations. In a statement, Chief Minister M.K. Stalin said additional relaxations were being allowed in 27 districts including …
  • Tamil Nadu lockdown extended with more relaxations; Tasmac liquor shops and salons to open in 27 districts June 11, 2021 1:25 pm The relaxations are not applicable to Coimbatore, the Nilgiris, Tirupur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai, where Covid-19 cases are still high. (PTI)
  • 5 things to know for June 11: Biden, Covid-19, Capitol riot, Ethiopia, US drought June 11, 2021 10:28 am It’s here! It’s finally here! “In the Heights,” the film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway musical of the same name, is hitting theaters and streaming. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 …
  • Tamil Nadu: Four held with 200L fermented sap, 10L illicit arrack in Erode June 11, 2021 1:02 am
  • Allowing corporate donations to police will erode public trust, critics warn June 10, 2021 11:25 pm Amendments to the Police Act that would allow corporations to donate to police services have sparked concerns about conflict of interest and the potential for influence peddling. Proposed by Public Safety Minister Ted Flemming, Bill 53 will allow police …
  • GROUNDUP: Road to Local Elections 2021: Fragile coalitions and evidence of corrupt governance erode basic services in Nama Khoi municipality June 10, 2021 9:59 pm Johannes Meyer lives a stone’s throw away from a watercourse polluted by effluent from the Nababeep waste water treatment works. He says the stream has been heavily polluted by sewage for at least a decade. (Photo: Steve Kretzmann) First published by …
  • TN: 3 Erode villages to stay shut till cases dip June 10, 2021 9:25 am
  • Climate change is making ocean waves more powerful, threatening to erode many coastlines June 9, 2021 1:10 pm by Thomas Mortlock, Itxaso Odériz, Nobuhito Mori and Rodolfo Silva, The Conversation Sea level rise isn't the only way climate change will devastate the coast. Our research, published today, found it is also making waves more powerful, particularly in …
  • Sunflower oil from Nepal trickles into Erode, solvent extractors express concern over imports June 8, 2021 11:27 am Sunflower oil from Nepal has found its way to as far as Erode in Tamil Nadu, resulting in the Solvent Extractors’ Association of India (SEA) expressing concern over the emerging trend. SEA, which has been raising concern over massive imports of soyabean …
  • Lack of credible details on COVID vaccine jab adds to chaos in Tamil Nadu's Erode district June 7, 2021 9:31 pm Express News Service ERODE: At a time when the district stands second in the State in terms of the COVID caseload, the absence of the district administration on social media platforms has come under severe criticism from various quarters. People have been …
  • From Alaska to Fla. Left's Election Schemes Erode Voter Faith June 4, 2021 1:28 am The left and right of the political spectrum are going in different directions in terms of making elections secure. From Alaska to Georgia, and from local elections to statewide races, progressives are trying to create a system reliant on the honor of …
  • 1,048 liquor bottles seized, 11 arrested in Erode district June 4, 2021 12:37 am Erode: Eleven men were arrested and 1,048 liquor bottles were seized from them while being smuggled from Karnataka in two different searches conducted on Wednesday and Thursday. While checking passengers who disembarked from the Bengaluru-Kanyakumari …
  • Former Co-op heads fear rule changes will erode democracy June 3, 2021 10:22 am Peter Roffey has serious concerns about major rule changes proposed by the Co-op at its annual members' meeting next week. He said that if standards of co-operative democracy were lost, it would be forever. He was vice-president and president of the Co …
  • Several cases booked against founder of residential school in Chennai June 14, 2021 6:35 am Alumni of the institution accused him of sexual harassment and abuse. Following sexual abuse complaints from few alumunus of a residential school in Chennai's outskirts, the Mahabalipuram All Women Police station (AWPS) has registered three cases …
  • Coimbatore, Tirupur get new collectors June 13, 2021 11:46 pm In a major reshuffle of senior bureaucrats, the state government has transferred a host of IAS officers including 11 district collectors to various other posts on Sunday. According to the government order issued on Sunday, Tamil Nadu Adi Dravidar Housing …
  • TN govt eases lockdown, allows tea shops to function in 27 districts from June 14 June 13, 2021 11:45 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tea shops will be allowed to function in 27 of the 38 districts in Tamil Nadu starting June 14 between 6 am and 5 pm. The move is as part of the additional relaxations for the lockdown the CM Stalin announced on Sunday. …
  • Tamil Nadu CM opens shutters of Mettur dam releasing water for Delta irrigation June 12, 2021 10:24 am By Express News Service SALEM: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Saturday opened the shutters of Mettur dam releasing water for kuruvai cultivation in the delta region. Initially 3,000 cusecs of water will be released from the dam and by Saturday …
  • Lockdown extended in TN with more relaxations June 12, 2021 12:28 am By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 11, 2021 Tamilnadu Chief Minister M K Stalin has announced extension of lockdown with relaxations. The relaxations are not applicable to Coimbatore, the Nilgiris, Tirupur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur …
  • Coimbatore likely to enter green zone, thanks to strict restrictions June 11, 2021 11:33 pm Representative ImageCOIMBATORE: The number of daily Covid-19 cases in the district has more or less come down to the pre-lockdown days before the second wave. As per the data available with the directorate of public health, Thursday’s caseload of 2,236 was …
  • Lockdown extended with more relaxations June 11, 2021 3:14 pm The relaxations are not applicable to Coimbatore, the Nilgiris, Tirupur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai, where Covid-19 cases are still high. (PTI)
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 21 morning June 11, 2021 2:53 pm The Tamil Nadu government on Friday extended the COVID-19 lockdown by another week till 6 am on June 21 albeit with fresh relaxations. In a statement, Chief Minister M.K. Stalin said additional relaxations were being allowed in 27 districts including …
  • Tamil Nadu lockdown extended with more relaxations; Tasmac liquor shops and salons to open in 27 districts June 11, 2021 1:25 pm The relaxations are not applicable to Coimbatore, the Nilgiris, Tirupur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Mayiladuthurai, where Covid-19 cases are still high. (PTI)
  • After a decade-and-half, farmers in Tamil Nadu set to plant soyabean again June 9, 2021 11:33 am After a gap of over a decade-and-a-half, farmers in Tamil Nadu are likely to take up soyabean cultivation from this year. Like farmers in other parts of the country, Tamil Nadu growers have been buoyed by current high prices for soyabean. Tamil Nadu’s …
  • COVID-19: Recoveries cross 20 lakh mark in Tamil Nadu June 8, 2021 5:29 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has registered 18,023 new COVID-19 infections, including a returnee from Andhra Pradesh, pushing the caseload to 22,74,704 while 409 deaths pushed the toll to 27,765 the Health department said on Tuesday. Recoveries went past the …
  • Sterlite Copper focused on ramping up facilities to produce medical oxygen June 7, 2021 8:13 pm CHENNAI: Sterlite Copper on Monday said it has dispatched 500 metric tonnes of medical oxygen in addition to 265 oxygen gas cylinders from its facility in Tamil Nadu and was focused on ramping up facilities to serve those in need of the life saving gas. …
  • Small businesses resume after two weeks of lockdown June 7, 2021 7:09 pm After a two-weeks, Chennai’s residents got a chance to go shopping for fresh fruits and vegetable as Tamil Nadu eased the lockdown in certain districts, including the city, from Monday. Electrical and hardware shops also witnessed brisk business as …
  • Sterlite Copper’s medical oxygen dispatches cross 500 mt mark June 7, 2021 4:01 pm Sterlite Copper in Thoothukudi has dispatched 500 mt of medical oxygen since the plant started production on May 19. On Monday, the plant achieved the milestone of dispatching 542.92 mt of medical-grade liquid oxygen, in addition to 265 oxygen gas …
  • Ready to procure and distribute any eligible vaccine, says TN Medical Minister June 7, 2021 12:45 pm The State government is ready to procure and distribute any eligible vaccine for the public, but there was no response to the global tender called for procuring vaccines, Ma. Subramanian, Minister for Medical and Family Welfare said. Mr. Subramanian, along …
  • Latest India Covid rules: What all is open & what all is closed at which place as of June week 2 June 7, 2021 2:05 am NEW DELHI: As the second wave of coronavirus in the country continues to slow down, several states have started easing the strict restrictions which were imposed to check the spread of the virus. The national capital has allowed malls and markets to open …
  • Tamil Nandu maintains a declining trend, reports 20,421 fresh coronavirus cases  June 6, 2021 5:42 pm By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu continued to maintain its declining trend in daily COVID-19 cases, registering 20,421 infections in the last 24 hours, pushing the aggregate to 22.37 lakh. The toll in the state climbed to 27,005 with 434 more deaths due to the …
  • Lockdown to continue in Tamil Nadu till June 14 June 5, 2021 11:50 pm Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday extended the COVID-19 lockdown by one more week from June 7 till 6 a.m. on June 14, but relaxed the restrictions region-wise based on the spread of the infection. The curbs will be eased more in Chennai and districts …
  • Covid lockdown in Tamil Nadu extended, shopping complexes, cinema halls and malls to remain shut June 5, 2021 8:14 pm Covid-19 breath test could give you results in 60 seconds The Tamil Nadu government, on Saturday, extended the Covid lockdown for one more week from June 07 to June 14. Considering the decline in test positivity rate (TPR), authorities have decided to …
  • TN extends lockdown for one more week June 5, 2021 7:59 pm The Tamil Nadu government extended the lockdown in the state till 6 am on June 14 but offered some relaxations. Curbs have been further eased in state capital Chennai while already permitted activities will continue. The state's chief minister M K …
  • Tamil Nadu extends Covid lockdown till June 14 with relaxations June 5, 2021 5:13 pm Image Source : PTI The lockdown in Tamil Nadu first began for two weeks on May 10 and was extended for another week on May 24. The Tamil Nadu government on Saturday has extended the ongoing Covid-induced lockdown till June 14 with some relaxations    …
  • Shops selling groceries, vegetables, meat and fish to open from June 7 across Tamil Nadu June 5, 2021 3:21 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: After a total lockdown for almost two weeks, people of the State could heave a sigh of relief after the state government relaxed the restrictions by allowing shops selling groceries, vegetables, meat and fish to open from June …
  • Lockdown to continue in Tamil Nadu till June 14 with easing of curbs June 5, 2021 12:58 pm Chennai: Announcing relaxations such as allowing shops selling essential commodities to reopen and government offices to resume work, Chief Minister M K Stalin on Saturday announced extension of lockdown by one more week till June 14 to combat COVID-19. …
  • Lockdown extended in Tamilnadu June 5, 2021 12:26 pm By Chennaivision in Chennai News, News June 5, 2021 Following recommendations from officials and health experts, the State government has extended the lockdown by another week, with a few relaxations. As the complete lockdown was scheduled to end at 6 am …
  • Tamil Nadu extends lockdown, ... June 5, 2021 8:24 am The government of Tamil Nadu announced on Saturday that it would extend its lockdown for another week. According to the Times of India, the southern state’s lockdown would be extended till 6am on June 14. Lockdown curbs would also be eased in most …
  • CM Stalin extends Covid-19 lockdown in Tamil Nadu for one more week with a few relaxations June 5, 2021 6:27 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday extended the Covid-19 lockdown period for one more week till June 14 in Tamil Nadu. The Chief Minister in his statement said in 11 districts - Kovai, Nilgiris, Tiruppur, Erode, Salem, …
  • T.N. extends lockdown till June 14 with relaxations June 5, 2021 6:21 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday extended the COVID-19 lockdown for one more week from June 7 till 6 am on June 14 but offered region-wise relaxations based on the infection spread. While Chennai, districts in north and south Tamil Nadu …
  • TN CM Stalin extends lockdown for one more week June 5, 2021 6:01 am Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday announced the extension of lockdown by another week till June 14 with some relaxations. The current lockdown comes to an end on June 7. In a statement issued here Stalin said the existing permissible …
  • Coimbatore district reports 2,810 new cases June 4, 2021 4:24 pm The daily caseload of Coimbatore district remained below 3,000-mark for the second consecutive day as the district reported 2,810 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, taking the overall tally to 1,82,708. The Health Department reported 31 new deaths, taking the …
  • CB CID probe ordered into complaints of sexual harassment against martial arts instructor June 4, 2021 11:26 am The Director General of Police (DGP) J.K. Tripathy has ordered a probe by the Crime Branch CID police into the complaints of sexual assault and harassment against E. Kebi Raj, a Chennai-based martial arts instructor, by his trainees. The CB CID probe was …
  • Daily case count below 25,000 June 4, 2021 7:33 am The daily count of SARS CoV-2 infections dropped below the 25,000-mark in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. A total of 24,405 people tested positive and 460 died of the infection, taking the tally of cases to 21,72,751 and toll to 25,665. The State tested a record …
  • TN live: Lockdown extended till 6am of June 14 June 4, 2021 3:17 am Though the Covid-19 spread has come under control in several districts, 11 districts -- Coimbatore, the Nilgiris, Tirupur, Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattanam and Mayiladuthurai -- report a high number of cases. However, …
  • Tamil Nadu students-teachers demand cancellation of 12th boards June 3, 2021 7:49 am CHENNAI: Students, teachers, parents and academicians in Tamil Nadu have requested the M.K. Stalin government to cancel the Class 12 board examinations taking a cue from the central government's decision cancelling both the CBSE and ICSE exams. …
  • Rajan Eye Care Hospital donates ECG machines to government hospital June 2, 2021 11:01 am The Rajan Eye Care Hospital donated ECG Machines and plastic sheet rolls to the Government Medical College Hospital, Omandurar in Chennai on Wednesday. Also, the hospital provided body bags to the hospital authorities so that the dignity of those who died …
  • Coronavirus | State reports 12,772 cases and 254 deaths June 15, 2021 1:59 am Chennai reports fewer deaths than Chengalpattu; number of samples tested so far crosses 3 crore Chennai reported fewer deaths than Chengalpattu on Monday. The city, which recorded the most number of deaths over the past several weeks, reported 28 deaths, …
  • 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 …
  • Veteran freedom fighter, former Puducherry Assembly member A Arulraj passes away at 95 June 11, 2021 6:08 pm By Express News Service PUDUCHERRY: Veteran freedom fighter A Arulraj passed away this morning due to age-related illness at Krishnagiri on Friday. He was 95. Arulraj was one of the five members of the representative assembly in Puducherry, that functioned …
  • Mango growers seek remunerative price, relief from govt. June 9, 2021 6:39 am Mango farmers have demanded remunerative price for the produce in the wake of the pulp industries lowering the procurement price for them citing the pandemic and the resultant slowdown in the market. A diseased season, coupled with fall in the price of …
  • Neolithic stone tools worshipped at tribal hamlets in Tamil Nadu's Jawadhu Hills June 8, 2021 2:41 pm Express News Service TIRUPATHUR: Stone axes were the key tools in the Neolithic period, during which people moved from hunting to agro-pastoral production. Such tools are found in big numbers outside small temples and under trees in tribal hamlets atop …
  • Sterlite Copper focused on ramping up facilities to produce medical oxygen June 7, 2021 8:13 pm CHENNAI: Sterlite Copper on Monday said it has dispatched 500 metric tonnes of medical oxygen in addition to 265 oxygen gas cylinders from its facility in Tamil Nadu and was focused on ramping up facilities to serve those in need of the life saving gas. …
  • Sterlite Copper’s medical oxygen dispatches cross 500 mt mark June 7, 2021 4:01 pm Sterlite Copper in Thoothukudi has dispatched 500 mt of medical oxygen since the plant started production on May 19. On Monday, the plant achieved the milestone of dispatching 542.92 mt of medical-grade liquid oxygen, in addition to 265 oxygen gas …
  • TN eases full lockdown restrictions in 27 districts June 6, 2021 12:16 am By Express News Service CHENNAI: The State government on Saturday extended the ongoing lockdown for another week, till June 14, albeit with a few relaxations in districts where the curve is on a descend. The concessions include operation of call taxis and …
  • Shops selling groceries, vegetables, meat and fish to open from June 7 across Tamil Nadu June 5, 2021 3:21 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: After a total lockdown for almost two weeks, people of the State could heave a sigh of relief after the state government relaxed the restrictions by allowing shops selling groceries, vegetables, meat and fish to open from June …
  • VIDEO: What Pandemic? Five Friends On A 1,055-Mile Trip To Help Educate Girls June 5, 2021 8:57 am DELHI, India — Five fresh graduates set out in an auto-rickshaw to cover 1,700 kilometers [1,055 miles] from India’s Bengaluru to Mumbai when the second wave of Covid-19 was starting to grip the country. Making their parents agree was an uphill task, but …
  • Desperate to get high on money, smugglers fall into police net June 5, 2021 1:09 am Express News Service CHENNAI: Preying on the tipplers whose buzz got fizzled out by the lockdown, several miscreants have being smuggling alcohol from nearby States and selling the bottles at sky-high prices. From using luxury cars to avoid suspicion to …
  • Katerra India operations to be hit as parent faces closure June 4, 2021 4:24 pm Facing tough times and prospects of closure, the Indian operations of Katerra, a Menlo Park (Silicon Valley)-headquartered design and construction company, are likely to be impacted, including the under-construction ₹700-crore greenfield plant near …
  • Cop arrested for murdering wife in Krishnagiri June 1, 2021 3:00 pm
  • New Covid cases rise in rural TN June 1, 2021 7:19 am Even as metro cities of Tamil Nadu like Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai show a downward trend in fresh Covid-19 cases, the public health department of the state and the health ministry begin to combat a surge in coronavirus cases in rural areas. Lack of …
  • AIADMK dismisses Sasikala’s talk of return to politics June 1, 2021 1:37 am The AIADMK on Monday reacted adversely to the audio calls made recently by the party’s former interim general secretary, V.K. Sasikala, to her supporters on her return to active politics. Deputy coordinator K.P. Munusamy said, “There is no link between her …
  • T.N. looks westward as lockdown yields benefits June 1, 2021 1:37 am Test positivity rate for the last one week is the highest in the region, at 28.6 %, while it was 17.67% in the rest of the State When the image of Chief Minister M.K. Stalin donning a PPE kit to go into the COVID-19 wards in the western region hit social …
  • AIADMK says Sasikala will not be taken back, slams bid to create confusion May 31, 2021 11:59 am By PTI KRISHNAGIRI: The AIADMK on Monday hit out at V K Sasikala and decried bid to create confusion saying she is not with the party and would not be taken back, a day after she hinted at revival of attempts to regain control of the party. Asking her to …
  • Lady Luck smiles again; Two more get diamonds in Jonnagiri May 30, 2021 9:42 am Kurnool: It seems that Lady Luck continues to smile at farm laborers who are on a ‘diamond hunt’ in the fields of Jonnagiri, Pagidirai, Peravali and Krishnagiri villages in Tuggali Mandal of Kurnool district. Two more people emerged lucky after finding …
  • Coronavirus | Coimbatore’s COVID-19 count exceeds Chennai’s May 29, 2021 11:19 pm Coimbatore records 3,692 infections, Chennai 2,705; State logs 30,016 cases; 2,66,426 people get jabs For the fourth day in a row on Saturday, Coimbatore logged more COVID-19 cases than Chennai — the district saw 3,692 infections, while Chennai recorded 2, …
  • AP farmer strikes it rich beyond his dreams May 29, 2021 12:00 am KURNOOL: It seems to be raining diamonds at times in Jonnagiri in Tuggali mandal in Kurnool district. For the lucky ones like Angadi Kashim, it is almost a case of rags to riches. Kashim’s fortunes changed overnight with the chance finding of a diamond …
  • Black fungus claims five lives in Tamil Nadu? May 28, 2021 12:27 am By Express News Service VELLORE/CUDDALORE/KRISHNAGIRI: Already reeling under the impact of the pandemic, the State has been plagued by yet another epidemic — mucormycosis, commonly known as black fungus. As many as five deaths were recorded across …
  • Searing heat to continue over north T.N. for two days May 27, 2021 8:26 pm For the second consecutive day on Thursday, several places in north Tamil Nadu continued to sizzle. Searing heat may persist in northern parts on Friday too as day temperature is set to rise by two or three degree Celsius, according to the Meteorological …
  • TN CM flags off vehicles with 1,400 oxygen cylinders, equipment to 18 districts May 26, 2021 11:06 pm Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Wednesday flagged off vehicles carrying 1,400 imported oxygen cylinders and regulators to 18 districts across the State, to aid efforts in the fight against the spread of COVID-19. These oxygen cylinders and …
  • COVID-19 surge: Narikuravars of Shoolagiri village fear starvation during lockdown May 25, 2021 9:54 am “It has been four days since I ate. Staying alive has become a chore,” says a weeping woman of indeterminate age. “There is no rice, no vegetables, no oil,” she says. An old man, runs his hands over his stomach tucked in from emaciation and says he has not …
  • 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 …
  • Coimbatore reports all-time high of 3,944 cases May 23, 2021 4:39 pm A total of 3,944 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Coimbatore district on Sunday, registering the highest single day caseload. The district had 31,578 active cases of the disease on Sunday and around 19,600 patients were remaining in home isolation. …
  • Endless wait wilted life due to Covid for this TN cop May 22, 2021 11:56 pm By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: K Sampath Kumar, a native of Salem and a special sub inspector at Mathigiri police station in Hosur Subdivision died on on May 13. He was 53 and the sole breadwinner of the family comprising his wife, a son and a …
  • Chennai national highways bottom of NHAI ranking May 19, 2021 6:04 am Visual from Tambaram-Tindivanam Highway (NH-45) near Vandalur. (File photo)CHENNAI: Not a single highway stretch near Chennai managed to secure a spot in the top-150 list, according to the National Highway Authority of India's (NHAI) recent ranking …
  • Slew of issues troubles mango pulping units May 13, 2021 4:36 pm For the mango pulping units in South which began operations early this year, the spread of Covid-19 to the rural areas, the rise in steel prices and freight rates are seen a major concern, even as the supply of the fruits is seen normal, despite the …
  • Bagged but not counted: the under-reporting of COVID-19 deaths in TN May 13, 2021 12:22 pm On Wednesday, the Government Dharmapuri Medical College Hospital administration was on a fire-fighting mode, fighting off queries on “rumours of 47 COVID deaths on a single day on Tuesday at the hospital.” It started off with an unverifiable WhatsApp …
  • Maximum temperature likely to rise by 2-3 degrees Celsius in coastal Tamil Nadu, says Met May 11, 2021 1:39 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI: The regional meteorological centre in Chennai on Tuesday said the maximum temperature is likely to rise by 2-3 degrees Celsius in coastal and adjoining interior districts of Tamil Nadu. This is due to surface winds blowing …
  • Coronavirus | 28,978 more people test positive, 232 die May 11, 2021 3:29 am Tamil Nadu on Monday logged 28,978 cases and 232 deaths, with Chennai recording the highest number of fatalities at 67. The State’s tally surpassed 14 lakh — so far, 14,09,237 people have tested positive for COVID-19. Its toll touched 15,880. With the …
  • Migrants workers depart as lockdown returns in TN May 11, 2021 12:30 am Express News Service TIRUCHY/CHENNAI: Many workers in Tiruchy and nearby districts were seen camping near the railway station since Sunday night to board Tuesday’s Howrah Express. Most of them from Bihar and West Bengal are, however, planning to return …
  • At least 22 died from bed sores in Tamil Nadu this year: Data May 10, 2021 2:14 am Express News Service CHENNAI:  About a year ago, Kenjappan, a 45-year-old daily wage worker from Krishnagiri slipped while working in a well and became permanently disabled with spinal injuries. On Sunday morning he breathed his last due to a septic shock …
  • IT employee held in Tamil Nadu for trying to smuggle Remdesivir to Bengaluru May 7, 2021 10:57 pm By Express News Service KRISHNAGIRI: An IT employee, who attempted to smuggle nine vials of Remdesivir to Bengaluru, was arrested by the Civil Supply CID team near ESI Hospital close to the Hosur- Karnataka border on Friday.  Remdesivir is an antiviral …
  • How did AIADMK rise up from the 2019 decimation? May 6, 2021 11:26 pm Express News Service CHENNAI: Although the AIADMK lost the 2021 Assembly elections, a closer look at voting patterns reveal that the party’s alliance - despite two members dropping out - has improved on its performance since the 2019 Parliamentary polls.  …
  • Tamil Nadu logs 24,898 new cases, 195 deaths May 6, 2021 9:26 pm Tamil Nadu recorded 24,898 new COVID-19 cases in the single biggest day spike so far on Thursday, pushing the caseload to 12,97,500, while a record 195 deaths in the last 24 hours took the toll to 14,974. According to a medical bulletin, 21,546 people were …
  • MK Stalin stakes claim to form govt in Tamil Nadu May 5, 2021 11:45 pm By Express News Service CHENNAI; DMK president MK Stalin will be sworn in as Chief Minister of the State on Friday at a formal function to be held in Raj Bhavan. Having been elected as leader of the legislative party, Stalin met Governor Banwarilal Purohit …
  • Covid second wave may hit demand, fear mango growers May 5, 2021 5:37 pm As the second wave of Covid-19 pandemic tightens its grip across the country, mango growers fear it would hurt demand for the fruit as they gear up to harvest their produce. After facing adverse weather conditions triggered by unseasonal rains during …
  • Tamil Nadu logs over 21,000 new Covid cases May 5, 2021 3:02 am A health services provider comes out of a city hospital for a breakCHENNAI: Only four districts in the state – Perambur, Ariyalur, Pudukottai and Ramanathapuram – reported fewer than 100 cases on Tuesday, when the state reported 21,228 new cases and 144 …
  • Rumblings in AIADMK over party’s choice for oppn leader May 4, 2021 9:54 am Outgoing chief minister and AIADMK co-coordinator Edappadi K Palaniswami and party coordinator O Panneerselvam.CHENNAI/SALEM: A day after the Tamil Nadu assembly poll results, divisions within the vanquished AIADMK came to the fore on Monday. There …
  • Losing margin of at least 6 runners up less than nota May 4, 2021 1:00 am Express News Service CHENNAI:  At least six runners-up were unfortunate this Assembly election as their margin with the winning candidates was much lesser than the votes that went for the NOTA (none of the above) option.   In T Nagar AIADMK candidate B …
  • From jaggery farmer to TN CM, EPS is no pushover May 3, 2021 8:56 pm CHENNAI: As D-Day dawned, few politicians could have sworn they had a restful night. Edappadi Karuppa Palaniswami is most likely to have been one of them. Unflustered, almost naïve in his optimism and quietly confident, the chief minister had immense faith …
  • On Counting Day, West Bengal And Tamil Nadu Report Highest Daily Spike Of Covid-19 Cases May 3, 2021 6:21 am As the active Covid-19 cases in India crossed the 33-lakh mark on Sunday, West Bengal and Tamil Nadu reported their highest single-day rise of Coronavirus infections. With the second wave of the pandemic sweeping across the country, other states such as …
  • Tamil Nadu records 153 more Covid deaths May 3, 2021 1:37 am Chennai, the worst affected district in the state, added 6,078 fresh cases on Sunday, taking active cases in the district to 31,913. The district reported 16 deaths (Image used for representational purpose)CHENNAI: Active cases in TN rose to 1,20,444 on …
  • MIM fails to win single seat in Bengal, TN polls May 3, 2021 12:43 am Hyderabad: The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has failed to repeat its Bihar and Maharashtra magic in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu. Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi-led AIMIM party failed to win a single seat in West Bengal and Tamil Nadu …
  • TN GPA faction announces list of candidates for forthcoming state committee election May 1, 2021 3:35 am The pharmacist group within the Tamil Nadu Government Pharmacists Association (TN GPA), the first registered government pharmacist body in the country, showing allegiance to its founder president, C J Nawab Jam, has announced the list of candidates for …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu adds 18,692 more cases, 113 deaths May 1, 2021 2:21 am The State added 18,692 more cases of COVID-19 on Friday, taking its tally to 11,66,756. Another 113 persons succumbed to the infection, taking the toll to 14,046. Active cases touched 1,15,128. As many as 16,007 people were discharged after treatment, …
  • Current COVID wave is like a 'tsunami,' says Tamil Nadu official as state nears peak April 29, 2021 7:23 pm By PTI CHENNAI: The initial coronavirus wave wintessed last year was 'small,' but the current one was like a 'tsunami' and a pandemic of such huge proportions can be tackled only with full public cooperation, a top government official said …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …