Sri Lankan navy on Thursday handed over 94 Tamil Nadu fishermen taken into custody by them to the Indian Coast Guard at the International Maritime Boundary Line, police said.
Four fishermen from Tamil Nadu have been arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel while fishing off this coastal town, a top fisheries department official said.
About 150 persons, including some children from three villages in the district were0 on Saturday hospitalised after drinking water laced with pesticide granules from an overhead tank, police said.
Three persons, including a woman, died and nine persons were injured Wednesday when a mini-lorry ploughed through a crowd at a fish market, about 60 km from here, in the district, police said.
Shocked to find four pages of his Plus Two exam answersheets carrying 40 potential marks missing, an engineering course aspirant has sought the Madras High Court`s help to trace them and revise his marks so that he could get into a top college.
A 70-year-old woman and her daughter were today found dead in their house at Lakhmipuram near Tirumayyam, in what is suspected to be a murder over property dispute with their relatives, police said.
A cook of the District Prison has been arrested for allegedly hoarding ganja in the kitchen premises, police said.
Seven school students and the driver of a van were killed and four seriously injured on Wednesday.
Tragedy struck members when four of its members were on Sunday killed when their car overturned and caught fire near here, police said.
Day in Pics: 30th October
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