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Fishermen in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry withdraw strike

The fishermen are also urging the government to secure the release of fishing boats detained by Sri Lanka.

Tamil Nadu fishermen to 'lay siege' to Sri Lanka Deputy High Commission on Feb 29

Fishermen from eight coastal districts in Tamil Nadu have decided to 'lay siege' to the Sri Lankan Deputy High Commission at Chennai on February 29, demanding release of 29 fishermen from the state, lodged in prisons in the island nation.

BSNL electronic equipment worth Rs one crore destroyed in fire

Electronic equipment worth Rs one crore was destroyed in a fire at the Divisional BSNL office here, officials said on Monday.

Three killed in rain-related mishaps in Tamil Nadu

Three persons were killed and eight injured in rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu as widespread rains continued here, police said on Thursday.

Two killed as house roof collapses in TN

A woman and her son died today when the tiled roof of their house, which got soaked due to incessant rain, collapsed at Sengipatti in this district.

Fishermen to leave for Sri Lanka to bring back 87 boats

A total of 135 fishermen from various coastal hamlets in the state would leave from here for Sri Lanka on Sunday morning to bring back the 87 boats seized by the island nation in 2014, a fisheries department official said.

Seve-year-old girl's throat slit; father, elder sister in TN hospital

Pudukottai: A seven-year-old girl died en route to hospital while her father and elder sibling have been hospitalised after they were found with cut injuries on the neck, police said Tuesday.

Lankan navy hands over Indian fishermen to Coast Guard

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 TN fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan naval personnel

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.

150 hospitalised after drinking pesticide mixed water

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 killed as lorry ploughs through crowd in TN

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.

HC orders probe into missing answersheets of engineering aspirant

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.

Elderly woman, daughter found dead in TN

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.

Prison Cook arrested for hoarding ganja

A cook of the District Prison has been arrested for allegedly hoarding ganja in the kitchen premises, police said.

Seven school students, van driver killed in mishap

Seven school students and the driver of a van were killed and four seriously injured on Wednesday.

Four members of family killed in mishap in TN

Tragedy struck members when four of its members were on Sunday killed when their car overturned and caught fire near here, police said.