Coimbatore BJP secy Jayarman killed in accident

Namakkal: BJP Coimbatore (South) Secretary Jayaraman was killed and three others injured in a collision between his car and a college bus at Kumarapalayam Mondaypolice said.

Father arrested for allegedly molesting teenage daughter

A 45-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting his teenage daughter at his house on the outskirts of the city, police said.

NMR suspended for two days due to landslip

 Coimbatore: The services of the heritage Nilgiri Mountain Railway were cancelled for two days from today, following landslip between Aderley and Hillgrove stations.

Puthiya Tamizhagam demands early convening of assembly

Coimbatore: Close on the heels of DMK demanding convening of the Assembly session to discuss release of five fishermen sentenced to death by a court in Sri Lanka, Puthiya Tamizhagam today said Chief Minister O Paneerselvam should convene it to discuss various issues,including construction of dams across Cauvery and Pambaru by Karnataka and Kerala.

Coimbatore, Pune among 100 Kushal Centres across the country

Coimbatore and Pune are the first among the 100 Knowledge Upgradation Centres for Skilled Human Action and Learning Action (KUSHAL) proposed by the HRD ministry.

Another tribal infant dies of malnutrition, toll reaches 15

Amidst concerns about the ill-health and malnutrition among tribal children, one more infant died in Attappady area here taking the toll to 15, health officials said on Monday.

It is prerogative of Election Commission to announce polls: Ex-CEC

Former chief election commissioner TS Krishnamurthy on Sunday said it was the prerogative of the Election Commission (EC) to consider various facts before announcing Assembly elections or by-elections.

Final decision on future course of action tomorrow: Vasan

A day after dropping hints of breaking away from Congress and reviving the erstwhile Tamil Maanila Congress, former Union Shipping Minister GK Vasan on Sunday said the final decision on the future course of action tomorrow would reflect aspirations of leaders and workers.

Blood group mismatched kidney transplant performed

A city hospital claims to have performed a rare and successful kidney transplant on a 28-year old youth, who had no donor with the same blood group in his family.

ABVP volunteers held for burning Pak flag

Volunteers of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad were arrested on Tuesday for attempting to burn Pakistan national flag to protest against the violation of ceasefire along the border.

Building contractor hacked to death in Coimbatore

A building contractor was hacked to death in broad daylight allegedly by two motorcycle borne persons here on Saturday, police said.

Man surrenders with wife's body at police station in Coimbatore

A man murdered his wife for allegedly refusing to sign divoce papers and surrendered with the body in a city police station early Tuesday.

Tamil Nadu: Two of 50 fasting law college students hospitalised

Two Government Law College students, among 50 students on fast for the last four days protesting against transfer of three of them to Tirunelveli last week, were on Friday hospitalised as their condition was deteriorating, police said.

Moderate turnout in bypolls to Tamil Nadu civic bodies

The bypolls to various urban and rural local bodies, including the corporations of Coimbatore and Tuticorin, in Tamil Nadu witnessed a moderate turnout on Thursday.

BJP mayoral candidate in TN sustains minor injury

BJP mayoral candidate R Nandakumar sustained minor injuries on his hand after he was allegedly attacked by AIADMK workers at Sowripalayam here following altercation between them on distribution of money to the voters for tomorrow's polls, police said.

Radhakrishnan seeks cancellation of TN civic bypolls

Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Pon Radhakrishnan, today sought cancellation of civic bye-elections in Tamil Nadu, alleging that the ruling AIADMK was indulging in distribution of money and also misuse of official power.

Brain dead person provides life to five

A brain dead man from Karnataka on Sunday provided a new lease of life to five persons with his organs after a five-hour cadaver transplant surgery in a city hospital.

Kiran Bedi lauds achievements of Modi govt's 100-day rule

Urging people to become participatory citizens in the changing India under Narendra Modi's leadership, social activist Kiran Bedi on Thursday said she had noticed tightening of bureaucracy and shifting of foreign policy during the 100-day rule of NDA government.

Tamil Nadu government to set up facilities for shooters in three cities
Tamil Nadu government to set up facilities for shooters in three cities

With a view to encourage state shooters participating in international events, Tamil Nadu government today proposed to set up facilities at a cost of Rs 40 crore in Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai.

One of key accused in 1998 serial blasts arrested in Kerala

One of the key accused in the 1998 serial blasts in the city, which killed 58 persons, was arrested in Malappuram in neighbouring Kerala on Thursday, police said.