Student covers Kanyakumari-Agra distance in 40 hours on bike

A local engineering college student has travelled to Agra from Kanyakumari covering more than 2,500 km in 40 hours by motorcycle, to create awareness on road safety.

Kanyakumari to Kashmir on solo cycle trip

A 20-year old university student embarks on Wednesday on a solo cycle trip that will take him from Kanyakumari to Kashmir to raise awareness about child sexual abuse.

Indian fishermen killed by sea pirates in Saudi Arabia: Family

A 42-year old Indian fisherman from this district has been shot dead in an attack by pirates in Saudi Arabian sea, according to information received by his family on Saturday.

Three held under Goondas Act for running sex racket

Three persons, including a woman, arrested recently for allegedly running a sex racket in the city, were on Sunday booked under the stringent Goondas Act, police said.

Madras HC stays hearing in BJP leader's attack case in Nagercoil

The Madras High Court on Friday stayed the hearing by a court in Nagercoil in the case relating to attack on BJP Tamil Nadu executive council member MR Gandhi in 2013.

'Domestic firms to be encouraged into defence manufacturing'

The Centre has plans to encourage domestic companies to start manufacturing of defence equipment and over a period of time dependency on imports of such items will be over, Union Minister of State for Surface Transport, Highways and Shipping Pon Radhakrishnan said.

Widespread rain in Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari districts

Several parts of Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari district received heavy summer showers on Wednesday giving much-needed relief to people reeeling under the heat.

Coast Guard evacuates injured sailor of foreign ship on high seas

The Indian Coast Guard on Saturday evacuated an injured Indian sailor from a foreign registered cargo ship on the high seas 70 nautical miles off Kanyakumari, the marine security agency said.

Buses off roads in Tamil Nadu for second day, strike intensifies

Commuters were hit hard for the as a number of state run buses remained off the roads across Tamil Nadu due to a strike by employees of government-run transport corporations pressing for various demands, including wage revision, for the second day on Monday.

ED seizes Rs 62.5 lakh hawala money from Kanyakumari

The Enforcement Directorate Tuesday seized Rs 62.5 lakh 'hawala' money and detained three persons from a house in Kanyakumari district in this connection.

Shakti Peeth Darshan: 5 famous temples of Shakti

The Shakti Peethas are places of worship consecrated to the goddess 'Shakti', the female principal of Hinduism and the main deity of the Shakti sect.

Tamil Nadu seeks Centre's intervention for release of jailed fishermen

The Tamil Nadu government has written to the Centre, seeking its intervention in securing the release of four fishermen from the state arrested and jailed in Iran.

20 huts damaged as coastal villages flooded with sea water

More than 20 huts were damaged as sea water entered a coastal hamlet between Thengaipattinam and Mullur today following high tides and stormy sea, officials said.

Violence precedes cremation of Hindu Munnani leader

Violence marked the funeral procession of a slain Hindu Munnani leader here on Friday, with suspected party cadres pelting stones and damaging windscreens of several state buses in various areas in the city, leading to a baton charge by police to disperse them.

Modi Govt will support Kerala`s development: Radhakrishnan

The Narendra Modi government will extend due support to the development of Kerala although the state has no representation in the ministry, Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Pon Radhakrishnan on Saturday said.

Will `Modi wave` swing Kanyakumari in Saffron`s favour?

Among constituencies the BJP and its allies hope to win on the April 24 Lok Sabha polls in Tamil Nadu, Kanyakumari tops the list.

LS polls: AAP releases 7th list, fields activist Uday Kumar from Kanyakumari

Arvind Kejriwal`s Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday released its seventh list of candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabh polls, which features anti-nuke activist Uday Kumar.

15,000 police on duty ahead of Babri Masjid demolition day

About 15,000 police have been deployed on security duty in the southern districts of Tamil Nadu, ahead of Babri Masjid Demolition day falling on December 6, officials said.

Capacity of rockets could increase if PSLN comes in TN

Capacity of rockets could increase if a Polar Satellite Launch Station (PSLN) was established in Kanyakumari or Tirunelveli districts of Tamil Nadu, which were close to the Equator, a former ISRO scientist said.

Couple surrender in connection with murder in Chennai

A husband and wife on Saturday surrendered before the police here in connection with the recent murder of a doctor in Chennai.