"Take action against holders of black money in foreign banks"

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader G K Vasan on Wednesday demanded that the Centre take stern action against holders of black money in foreign banks.

Kumbakonam mishap: HC orders appearance of former TN Chief Secy

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered the then Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary and School Education Secretary to appear before it on September 1 in a contempt petition regarding compensation to the families of 94 children who died in a fire accident in a school in Kumbakonam in 2004.

Tamil Nadu school fire: Parents disappointed with verdict

Parents of the 94 children killed in the 2004 Kumbakonam school fire tragedy in Tamil Nadu expressed shock and disbelief at the acquittal of the 11 people in the case by a court in Thanjavur.

Recreating Ramanujan with just two of his photos

Armed with just two photographs of legendary mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan, a Tamil biopic has recreated his life, right from his small town moorings in Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu to Cambridge in England in a film slated for a July release.

Tamil Nadu cracker factory explosion kills nine people

At least nine people died and up to five suffered burns on Friday after a fire broke out at a cracker factory in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu.

Mahatma Gandhi`s statue found damaged

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi at a school in Sulamangalam village was found damaged on Sunday, police said.

Ambedkar statue found damaged in Tamil Nadu

Tension prevailed after an Ambedkar statue at Cholapuram village near here, was found damaged.

13 persons hospitalised with severe diarrhoea

Thirteen persons from a nearby village have been hospitalised over the past two days with severe diarrhoea, reportedly after drinking water from a tank.

Villagers wave black flags at Nityananda’s visit

Nityananda`s appointment as head of Saivite Mutt has triggered a controversy and many religious leaders and political outfits have protested the move.

Three die after consuming poison

Three persons, including two women died here after reportedly consuming poison, police said.