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TN woman immolates self after spouse abandons pet dog

In stark contrast to the action of two MBBS students in throwing a dog from a terrace days ago, a young woman today allegedly set herself ablaze upset over her husband abandoning her pet cannine and its newborn puppy in a desolate area, police said.

Tamil Nadu Assembly election: 190 booths in Namakkal identified sensitive

Tamil Nadu Assembly election: 190 booths in Namakkal identified sensitive

Nearly 200 polling booths in the district have been identified as sensitive and would have additional security and other measures.

Two charred to death in fire in Namakkal

Two persons were charred to death today when a fire broke out at a tea shop inside the central bus stand premises here, police said.

19-year-old girl raped in Namakkal, Tamil Nadu

The girl is a second year BCom student at a college in Namakkal district.

14-year-old girl raped in TN

A 14-year-old girl was allegedly raped by two men hailing from Bihar at her home near here, police said today.

Schoolgirl raped by lover

A twelfth standard student was allegedly raped by a 22-year-old man at Rasipuram in the district, police said.

Man sentenced to life for murdering brother in TN

A local court today sentenced a 28-old-man to life for murdering his younger brother over a land dispute.

Former Karnataka CM says the state has water shortage

Janatadal leader and Former Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy has worshipped Anjaneyar temple here.

Two charred to death as crackers stored in shed explodes in TN

Two persons, including a minor child were charred to death and four injured after sparks from crackers lit during a temple festival at Kolli hills, about 67 km from here, fell on a shed storing them and exploded, police said.

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.

Pro-Vasan Youth Congress functionaries expelled

Twelve functionaries of Tamil Nadu Pradesh Youth Congress, who are supporters of GK Vasan, have been expelled from the party as per the advice of All-India Youth Congress.

Woman's body found hanging in TN

The body of an 18-year-old woman, hailing from Jharkhand, was found hanging in a room of an under construction building in the premises of a private engineering college here, police said.

Unlicensed explosives meant for quarrying seized in TN

Explosive materials, including gelatin sticks, stocked illegally were seized and one person was arrested in this connection in Mohanur in the district today, police said.

Huge amount of chemicals used for explosives seized in TN

About 17 kg of chemicals used to make explosives for quarries and manfacturing crackers have been seized from the residence of a woman and her son here, police said.

School children drown in pond in TN

Two school children, aged 14 and 11 years, drowned in a pond near here, police said.

Over four dozen gelatine sticks seized in TN

Forty-five gelatine sticks and an equal number of detonators were seized and three persons arrested in this connection here Monday, police said.

Man arrested for raping mentally challenged girl in TN

A man was Monday arrested for allegedly raping an eight-year-old mentally challenged girl here, police said.

80 per cent polling in repoll in 2 Tamil Nadu stations

An average 80 per cent voting was registered on Saturday during the repolling held in one polling station each in Salem and Namakkal Lok Sabha constituencies.

Student dies after being hit by MLA`s car

An eight-year-old girl died and five students injured when they were hit by the car of K P P Bhaskar, MLA representing Namakkal in the Tamil Nadu assembly, police said Saturday.

Cash chest set ablaze by burglars after they fail to open it

Irked by inability to break iron chest containing Rs 15 lakh cash at engineering unit at a village in the district, burglars set it ablaze destroying all but Rs 44,000, police said here on Saturday.