Two of four injured in boiler blast succumb to burns in TN

Two of the four labourers, who sustained burns in a boiler blast in a tyre melting unit on the city outskirts last week, died in the wee hours on Tuesday, police said.

Man consumes sleeping pills at Collectorate in Coimbatore

Anxious moments prevailed in the Collectorate premises for some time on Monday after a 58-year-old man swooned,reportedly after consuming an overdose of sleeping pills.

Suspected movement of leopard triggers panic near university

The half eaten body of a calf, reportedly by a leopard in a human habitation near Bharathiar University here triggered panic among residents.

Coimbatore temple has walls, roof made of currency

A temple in Coimbatore has walls, roof made of currency which attracts a lot many devotees.

Man gets two lifers for sexually abusing daughter, step-child

A local court here sentenced a 35-year-old man to two life sentences on Friday for sexually abusing his daughter and step-daughter.

41-year-old woman dies of swine flu in Coimbatore

A 41-year-old woman died of swine flu at a private hospital here on Friday.

100 KVA solar power project launched at women's varsity

Going green, the Avinashilingam University for Women here Tuesday launched a solar power grid project, under the 12th Plan of University Grants Commission, for 100 KVA power generation.

TN: Mother seeks release of son arrested for murder

The family of one Kanakaraj, an accused in the murder of a realtor in the house of a BJP woman councillor, today sought intervention of the district collector to secure his release, claiming that he was innocent and not involved in the crime.

Southern Railway announces Coimbatore-Yeswanthpur bi-weekly specials

In order to clear the extra rush of passengers during the summer season, Southern Railway is operating two bi-weekly special trains between Coimbatore and Yesvantpur from April 10 to 30.

Truckers strike enters fourth day in Tamil Nadu

The indefinite strike by truckers demanding easier and faster passage of cargo vehicles at Kerala's Walayar check post entered the fourth day on Saturday, badly affecting flow of essential commodities to the consumer state.

Bodies of leopard, two deers found floating in dam

Bodies of a leopard and two deers were found floating in Tirumurthy Dam in nearby Tirupur district on Friday, police said.

AIADMK leaders seek divine intervention for Jayalalithaa's return as CM

Seeking divine intervention for AIADMK supremo Jayalalaithaa's return as Chief Minister, a two hour "Maha Gaja Pooja Yaga" was performed by party leaders and workers here.

Organs of brain dead woman donated

A 21-year-old teacher training student, declared brain dead after a road mishap, has given a new lease of live to seven persons, with her family donating her organs.

Alert 306 facility introduced by Tamil Nadu Police for public

To enable the public access police more easily, district police have introduced Alert 306 facility, further improving their existing public information system.

Triple murder convict gets double death, life imprisonments in TN

In an exemplary punishment, a 32-year-old man was on Tuesday awarded double death sentence and two life imprisonments by a court here for brutally murdering a woman and her two children, including a 11-month old baby, in June last year.

One more death due to swine flu in Coimbatore

A 38-year-old man, suffering from H1N1 Influenza and undergoing treatment at the government hospital here, died on Friday, taking the number of swine flu deaths to seven since January in the district.

Woman with children jumps before train, two killed in TN

A woman and her five-year old daughter were killed and another daughter aged seven was seriously injured after they jumped before a train near Mettupalayam, today.

Councillors exchange blows in Coimbatore corporation

Pandemonium prevailed in the city Corporation Council meeting here on Thursday when ruling AIADMK and opposition DMK members clashed over corruption charges against their respective leaders Jayalalithaa and M Karunanidhi.

Coimbatore: Protesters dine on 'beef biryani' to protest Maharashtra ban

Members of Aadhi Tamilar Viduthalai Iyakkam in Coimbatore expressed their outrage against the ban imposed by the Maharashtra Government on consumption and sale of beef across the state by eating 'beef biryani'.

Rice smuggler detained under goondas act in Coimbatore

 One Babu alias Samshuddin, involved in smuggling of rice meanto to distribute through Public Distribution System to neighbouring Kerala, was detained under Goondas act.