Mettur dam water level at 81.83 feet

Heavy inflows into Mettur dam saw a rise in its level to 81.83 feet against its full level of 120 feet.

TN: Partly burnt body of woman found in forest

The partly burnt body of a 25-year-old woman was found in Thimerikadu reserve forest on Saturday, police said.

Antique jewellery unearthed at house site in Tamil Nadu

Twelve articles of antique gold jewellery dating to the 19th century were unearthed at a construction site at Narasingapuram in the district, police said.

DMK, AIADMK councillors clash at Corporation meeting

DMK and AIADMK councillors came to blows during Salem Municipal Corporation Council meeting on Wednesday, following which DMK councillor Deivalingam was suspended from attending two sittings of the council.

Four killed, 10 injured in Tamil Nadu road mishap

Four persons were killed and ten others injured when a car and a van collided at Kuppampalayam near here early Monday morning, police said.

40 lifers at Salem prison given jobs to cater to public needs

Some prisoners serving life term at the prison here with good conduct record have been given specialised jobs to cater to the needs of public like ironing and tailoring at minimum charges, officials said.

CISF SI held for subjecting wife to cruelty

A Bengaluru airport CISF sub-inspector was today arrested here for allegedly subjecting his wife to cruelty, saying she was not beautiful, police said.

Heavy rain accompanied by hailstorm lashes Salem

Heavy rain accompanied by hailstorm lashed Salem bringing down the temperature while trees were uprooted in Erode district, officials said today.

Two persons rob nun of Rs 1.40 lakh in TN

Two persons on Wednesday robbed a nun of Rs 1.40 lakh, which she had withdrawn from a local bank, after distracting her, police said.

Four killed, 15 injured in van-bus collision in TN

Four persons were killed and 15 injured when a van and bus collided about 50 km from here today.

Woman constable dies of excessive blood loss in Salem

A woman constable died reportedly due to excessive blood loss at a private hospital here, where she was admitted for acute stomach pain.

16-year-old boy dies in quarry mishap in Salem

 A 16-year-old boy died today after he slipped and fell into a 60-feet deep quarry while working, police today said.

Three students forced to hold burning camphor for truth test

Three class six girl students of an Adidravidar Residential School suffered burns in their palms after they were allegedly forced by a group of seniors to hold a burning camphor for truth test after Rs 150 went missing.

PMK to lead alternative front in Tamil Nadu for next Assembly poll

PMK, an NDA partner in Tamil Nadu, on Sunday projected MP and former Union minister Anbumani Ramadoss as its chief ministerial candidate for the 2016 Assembly elections as the party decided to form an alternative front to free the state from the "clutches of Dravidian parties".

Minor raped in Tamil Nadu

An eight-year-old minor girl was allegedly raped by a 62-year-old man here, police said on Sunday.

Three held on cheating charges in Salem

Salem: Three persons were arrested on charges of cheating a village land broker of Rs four lakh after promising him to handover a vessel plated with the valuable chemical iridium, police today said.

ATM attack case: Bengaluru police team in Salem

A special police team from Bengaluru on Saturday visited the central prison here to find out if the culprit involved in the 'ATM attack cases' has been arrested in some other case and lodged in jail.

After MDMK, PMK now says "no" to DMK

A day after MDMK general secretary Vaiko said he did not intend forging an alliance with DMK, PMK chief Ramadoss on Monday said his party would not align with either AIADMK or DMK for the 2016 Assembly polls.

Security guard arrested for sexually abusing 4-yr-old girl in TN

A security guard was arrested here on Tuesday for allegedly sexually abusing a four-year-old girl at a secluded place outside her house.

Widow attacked, robbed of 25 sovereigns of gold jewellery in TN

A 61-year-old widow was attacked and robbed of 25 sovereigns of gold jewellery and Rs 30,000 in cash at her residence at Kannankurichi area,police said on Wednesday.