Tuesday, Feb 07, 2023



NIA records statement of kin of Coimbatore car explosion accused

February 07, 2023 9:42 am

The central investigation agency took the assistance of an interpreter to record the confessional statement of the hearing and speech impaired woman, they said.

NIA arrests 2 more in Coimbatore car bomb blast case

December 29, 2022 1:36 am

Sheikh Hidayathullah and Sanofar Ali, both residents of Coimbatore, were arrested after the ongoing probe pointed to their involvement in the criminal conspiracy to cause the terror attack, a spokesperson of the NIA said.

DMK govt proved naysayers wrong of neglecting Coimbatore: Udhayanidhi

December 27, 2022 7:41 am

Some opposition parties were campaigning that the DMK government will not provide any welfare schemes to the district as all the 10 MLAs elected in the 2021 assembly election from the region were from AIADMK and BJP, Udhayanidhi said

Tamil Nadu says won’t acquire farm land for Coimbatore industrial park

December 18, 2022 6:43 am

The department will look to acquire 1,630 acres of dry land belonging to private companies to establish the industrial park in the Annur and Mettupalayam taluks.

Coimbatore blast case: NIA arrests three suspects

December 08, 2022 2:03 am

The explosion had killed a 25-year-old youth, who allegedly was a terrorist owing allegiance to global terror group ISIS.

Chennai News highlights: AIADMK leader Palaniswami stages hunger-strike, urges DMK to withdraw hike in property tax, power tariff

December 03, 2022 8:06 am

Chennai News highlights: Addressing a day-long hunger strike by AIADMK cadres over issues including increase in property tax, power tariff and milk prices, Palaniswamy hit out at Stalin over his remarks that some political parties were trying create problems in the state,

Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK accuses Governor Ravi of having political agenda

November 28, 2022 6:45 am

The ruling party accused him of "doing politics" over the recent Coimbatore blast.

MSME owners, workers observe one-day fast in Coimbatore over power tariff hike

November 26, 2022 7:09 am

The industrialists said that due to the steep hike in fixed charges and introduction of peak hour charges, the MSMEs were paying as much as Rs 15 per unit and demanded the rollback of both policy decisions.

Police look for link between suspects of Mangaluru, Coimbatore bomb blasts

November 25, 2022 7:00 pm

There are indications that Mohammed Shariq, 24, and Jamesha Mubeen, 25, were part of groups on platforms like Telegram, Wire, Element and Signal and were possibly connected initially through these groups, police sources said.

Muslim leaders call on priests of temple near Coimbatore blast site

November 04, 2022 6:47 am

The leaders from several jamaats condemned the explosion and said they would ‘not tolerate any kind of violence’.


At least 19 killed as Ernakulam-bound KSRTC bus collides with truck in Coimbatore

February 21, 2020 9:09 am

The mangled remains of the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus gave a picture of the severe hit it took, after the container lorry entered the wrong lane and rammed into it.


Students in Coimbatore display self-made drones

February 28, 2016 2:17 pm

Coimbatore, Feb 28 (ANI): The students from standard third to eight participated in an International Robotics Festival organised by robotic academy IroboChakra in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore city. They were trained into making simple robots and drones after which they created their own functional robots and displayed the same before the people. The participants made drones, Robo Arms, Power saw, Truck robo, Humanoid among others. The students also explained their creations. The winners of the competition will compete at the international level in May 2016 in the United States. robotic academy.

Wild Elephant damages compound wall in Coimbatore

February 24, 2016 12:35 pm

Coimbatore, Feb 24 (ANI): A 10-year-old wild elephant on Wednesday entered a residential area in Kovaipudur, Coimbatore, and damaged farm field and the compound wall.In the wake of early summer, wild elephants move in residential areas in search of water and feed. Several complaints have been registered in the forest department by locals.

AAI to make airport facilities as commercially viable

January 23, 2016 12:50 pm

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India will enhance its marketing strategy to make airports more operationally and commercially viable. At the Airport Marketing Conference held recently in New Delhi, the officials and experts chalked out a strategy to make commercial use of airport infrastructure in the country. Formed in April 1995, the Airports Authority of India manages 125 destinations, including 77 domestic and 21 international airports in the country. The Authority is also looking at focusing on the cargo segment to boost its revenues. It has been undertaking the International Cargo handling operations at international airports including Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Amritsar and Guwahati. Similarly, the Authority has identified 24 domestic airports across five regions, including three civil enclaves to develop such integrated facilities. They include Port Blair, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Raipur, Ahmedabad and others. The Airports Authority of India, which has developed infrastructure at many of its airports, is looking forward to make its commercial use.

48-day elephant rejuvenation camp begins in Coimbatore

January 08, 2016 6:26 am

Coimbatore, Jan 08 (ANI): A 48-day temple elephant rejuvenation camp began in Tamil Nadu in which thirty-two temple elephants from across the state have been brought to the rejuvenation camp in Coimbatore city. Taking care of the elephant is important. Feeding them daily with medicines and food is necessary to keep them healthy and strong. This is the first time I am working with the camp. The elephants would be given special food, medicines, tonic, and would be offered different forms of exercises and health check-ups. The work by the organizing committee is very beneficial for the elephants as they are being treated well and trained veterinary doctors are available to look after them. Feeding them and other facilities are beneficial to the elephants. There are veterinary doctors who will be checking on the health of the elephants on a regular basis. Apart from Coimbatore, the Tamil Nadu districts, including Tirupur, the Nilgiris, Erode, Salem, Dharmapuri and Krishnagiri, account for a substantial elephant population.