HC concerned over matrimonial problems due to impotency

Concerned over rise in failed marriages due to impotency, the Madras High Court on Wednesday said government could consider making pre-marital clinical tests mandatory and awarding punishment and compensation for suppression of this condition.

In Theni district, relatives beat each other with broom to end differences

Relatives follow an unusual ritual of beating each other with broom at a century-old temple in this district during festivals to sweep away differences and unite the family.

Mystery surround 18-month-old boy`s death

Mystery prevails over death of 18-month-old male child at Manjalaaru in Theni even as District Collector K C Palanisamy said the exact cause of death would be known only after post-mortem.

One killed, 16 injured

One person was killed and 16 injured on Monday when the van in which they were travelling rammed a wall of a bridge near here, police said.

DMDK functionary hacked to death in TN

A 30-year-old DMDK functionary of
Cumbum was hacked to death in an isolated place near Surulipatti temple in what was suspected to be consequence of disputes over money matters, police said.

Asst headmaster suspended for misbehaving with girl student

An assistant headmaster of a government-aided school was on Friday suspended for allegedly misbehaving with a class X girl student in Theni district.

8 arrested for abducting shop owner in Theni

Eight members of a gang who allegedly kidnapped a 38-year old fertiliser shop owner and demanded a ranson of Rs eight crore have been arested, police said.

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.

Couple consumes pesticide frustrated by police `inaction`

A couple caused a flutter at the grievance day at the collectorate today when they fainted after consuming liquid pesticide, frustrated over the police `inaction` on their petition.

Bus services to Kerala likely to resume from Theni

Bus services to Kumili and
Nedungandam in Kerala from Lower Camp and Cumbum areas
are likely to resume after a gap of more than 20 days

Dam row: Tension prevails as TN villagers march

Tension gripped Lower Camp area on
Tamil Nadu`s border with Kerala as over 4,000 villagers
of the district took out a march protesting against alleged
attacks on Tamils in Kumily.

First flood warning issued in Madurai, Theni

The Madurai and Theni District administrations today issued first flood warning after the water level in the Vaigai dam reached 66 feet.

Two killed in explosion in Tamil Nadu

Two persons died when a "mysterious
substance" exploded when one of them hammered it to seperate
steel and plastic from the substance.

MKU to start a University College in Theni

The Madurai Kamaraj University (MKU)
would start a University College in Theni district as per the
guidelines of the Centre, MKU Vice Chancellor R Karpaga
Kumaravel said here Thursday.