Rowdy found dead in Ramanathapuram

A 29-year-old notorious rowdy P Lakshmanan was found dead with his throat slit near the Muruga temple here early Thursday, police said.

Four-wheel bike drive launched in Dhanushkodi

Tourists visiting Dhanushkodi, the southern-most tip of this holy island, can now enjoy a four-wheel bike drive on the beach sands.

DMK LS candidate`s wife dies of heart attack on counting day

DMK candidate in Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha constituency Mohammed Jaleel was bereaved hours ahead of counting of votes on Friday.

Mosque official held for `sodomising` 8-year old boy

An administrator of a mosque was arrested on Friday for allegedly sodomising an eight-year-old boy in Keezhakarai in the district, police said.

Terror suspects judicial custody extended to Dec 16

A court here on Monday extended to December 16, the judicial custody of terror suspects `Police` Fakruddin and Bilal Malik, arrested in connection with the murder of a local BJP functionary at nearby Paramakudi in March.

Three injured after gelatine sticks explode in Tamil Nadu

Three persons, including a minor girl and a boy, were injured when gelatine sticks stored in a house at nearby Devipattinam exploded while they were `handling` it, police said.

IAF recruitment rally between October 18-23

Indian Air Force would organise a rally to recruit `Airman Group X (Technical) trades` for candidates at Ramanathapuram between October 18 and 23.

Prohibitory orders in place in Ramanathapuram dist

Prohibitory orders have been promulgated from Monday to October 31 in Ramanathapuram district to prevent any untoward incidents during Dalit leader Immanuvel Sekaran`s death anniversary and the `Thevar Guru Pooja`.

4 held for bid to smuggle ganja to Lanka

Four persons were on Thursday arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle ganja to Sri Lanka, police said.

TN: Nephew kills aunt, stabs daughter-in-law

A man strangulated his aunt and inflicted serious injuries on her daughter-in-law before decamping with jewellery at Vanigramam area here Tuesday, police said.

12 held in connection with clash in Tamil Nadu

Twelve persons, including the Devipattinam Panchayat President, were arrested on Saturday in connection with the clash between two groups of people.

Houses of rapists` targeted in Coimbatore, people stage picketing

Some people on Sunday targeted the houses of two of the five accused in the rape of a 13-year-old girl here, by pelting stones and demanding stringent action against them.

Land grabbing cases: Status quo ordered on filing chargesheets

Madras High Court on Monday ordered that status quo be maintained on filing of charge sheets before specially constituted courts in Tamil Nadu hearing land grabbing cases.

TN: Five killed in separate incidents

Five persons were killed and one person seriously injured in separate accidents in Ramanathapuram district Tuesday.

Situation in Ramanathapuram almost normal: Police

Two days after the
Paramakudi police firing in which seven people were killed,
the situation in the district is "almost normal", though
tension prevails in certain remote pockets.

TN: Five injured as mob hurls petrol bomb at bus

In a fresh incident of
violence in the district, five pilgrims sustained minor
injuries on Tuesday when a mob hurled a petrol bomb at their bus in

Man sentenced to life for burning wife to death

Mohammed, a tea master, had asked his wife to get Rs 50,000 from her father for setting up the shop on his own.

Tamil Nadu: Minor girl raped by several persons

A minor girl, was allegedly raped by several people after being kidnapped about
two years ago.