No truth to reports of revival of TMC in TN: GK Vasan

Former Union Minister GK Vasan on Friday dismissed rumours of revival of Tamil Maanila Congress in Tamil Nadu, a party launched by his father late G K Moopanar in 1996, and said reports in this regard are just media hype.

17 college students held in TN

Seventeen students of a local college, including six girls, were on Monday arrested for allegedly trying to break open the gate and entering the premises of the institution.

Gang attacks priest in Erode

Three persons attacked a priest of a local Jain temple and damaged some material kept inside, police said.

Aged man gets life term for raping 7-year old girl in Tamil Nadu

A 57-year-old man was on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by a mahila court here for raping a seven-year-old girl in May, 2013 on the pretext of escorting her to safety in view of rains.

Office of organisation named after Narendra Modi ransacked

The office of a newly formed organisation named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, against which BJP had lodged a police complaint while accusing it of misuing the party`s symbol and the PM`s photograph, was on Monday ransacked by some unidentified miscreants.

CM condoles death of 7 workers in textile dyeing unit

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Tuesday condoled the death of seven workers, who lost their lives due to asphyxiation in a dyeing unit tank in Erode.

Man sentenced to life for raping minor in TN

A women`s court here has sentenced a 31-year-old man to life imprisonment for raping a 11-year-old girl two years back.

Two female tusks seized; four smugglers held

Two female elephant tusks have been seized from four poachers in Kadambur forest area, department officials said.

Crude bombs seized in TN

Over 100 country-made bombs were seized and one person was arrested at Puliamkomabai in Sathyamangalam forest range, officials said on Monday.

Wildlife census commences in Erode

The annual wildlife census commenced in Sathyamangalam and Erode forest divisions Tuesday.

Foundation stone for Divisional Railway hospital laid

Southern Railway General Manager Rakesh Misra on Saturday laid foundation stone for the Rs 5.10 crore Salem Railway Divisional speciality hospital.

Flood alert sounded in 8 villages in Tamil Nadu’s Erode

A flood alert has been sounded in eight villages near Gunderiapallam dam in the district by PWD and revenue Departments as the dam has nearly touched its full level of 42 feet following heavy rains over the past two days.

Seven elephants enter town in Erode

A herd of seven elephants gave some
tense moments to authorities Monday as it entered Bhavantsagar town twice before they were driven into the forests by officials and locals who burst crackers and beat drums.

Panchaloha idols missing in TN

Three Panchaloha idols of God and Goddess, reportedly worth several lakhs of rupees, were found missing from a local temple, police said on Saturday.

Abandoned two months old female child rescued

A two month old abandoned baby girl was rescued today by Health Department officials from a vegetable market at Perundurai area, police said.

Two women charred to death in TN

An 85-year old woman and her daughter were charred to death and two others, including a fireman, injured in a fire caused by suspected leak of LPG in their house on Sunday.

Water released in Kalingarayan canal

Water for irrigation was today released in the Kalingarayan canal which could benefit more than 15,000 acres of land.

College student drowns in river Cauvery

A 25-year-old college student, who went to have a bath the river Cauvery on Saturday, drowned, police said.

Baby elephant falls into trench

A baby elephant fell into a trench dug for laying a pipeline in Kadambur forest area in the district but was rescued after five hours, forest officials said on Monday.

More CCTVs at Railway stations in TN

The Railway Protection Force will install more Close Circuit Televisions in all the 113 Railway stations in Salem Railway Division, officials said on Sunday.