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Tamil Nadu: One held after probe finds that woman found dead in Coimbatore was hit by a car

September 13, 2021 5:47 pm

The 74-year-old had been mowed down by an Innova before being dragged along the road under another car.

Police arrest teenage girl for sexual abuse of minor boy

August 30, 2021 11:10 am

The two went missing from August 26 and the boy's parents lodged a complaint, police said. Investigation revealed that both got married and were staying together in Coimbatore, they said.

New viral video: Coimbatore’s Dalit govt employee had first slapped man, then fallen to his feet

August 14, 2021 6:26 pm

A video of an administrative officer falling at a man’s feet had gone viral and created an uproar on social media with many urging police to take action.

'Focus on welfare, not vendetta': AIADMK to Tamil Nadu govt after raids on former minister

August 11, 2021 12:02 pm

The DVAC raids against SP Velumani began around 7 am, in Coimbatore, Chennai, Kancheepuram, Dindigul, and other places.

DVAC sleuths raid 52 places including former TN minister SP Velumani's residence

August 11, 2021 12:18 pm

The former AIADMK minister Velumani allegedly misused his position as the minister of municipal administration and favoured his close associates, including his brother, in the tender process of construction works.

Tamil Nadu: 'Caste wall' blocking SC colony demolished in Coimbatore 

August 02, 2021 3:31 pm

More than 120 scheduled caste families in Kondasamy Nagar were forced to take a detour from the Pannimadai main road to reach their houses after a realtor built a gated community with a 300m long wall to hide the view of Arunthathiyar settlement. 

Chennai cops launch awareness videos after cyber offences rise in city

July 21, 2021 3:56 pm

The cybercrime department, through the videos, urged the public to think before initiating any transaction.

Covid-19 active caseload in TN drops to 38,191, Coimbatore tops in daily cases

June 30, 2021 10:03 pm

Coimbatore district continued to top the new infections chart with 514 new cases and 12 fatalities, followed by Erode (420), Salem (295), and Tiruppur (270) cases. Capital Chennai reported 257 fresh infections and 15 deaths.

Tamil Nadu: First graduate from remote hamlet, 20-year-old brings classroom to her village

June 24, 2021 6:53 pm

Going to school in this hilly Tamil Nadu village involves walking through the forest full of wild animals. “I endured the difficulties. I know what it takes to get basic rights. So now, I will educate other kids in Chinnampathy,” Sandhya Shanmugam said.

Coimbatore cop caught on camera attacking hotel staff and asking them to down shutters to prevent Covid spread

April 12, 2021 3:55 pm

Based on the directions of the city commissioner ADGP Davidson Devasirvatham, the SI was transferred immediately to the control room and an inquiry has been initiated against him. The state human rights commission has sought a detailed report on the incident from the police commissioner.


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.