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Tiruchirappalli airport receives hoax bomb call

An unidentified person called up a top airport official here informing a bomb would go off on its premises on Tuesday, police said.

Srirangam constituency go to bypoll tomorrow in TN

After days of intense campaigning by ruling AIADMK and opposition DMK, the stage is set for the by-election to Srirangam assembly constituency tomorrow, where 29 candidates are in the fray.

Trouble in AAP's Tamil Nadu unit?

 Alleging 'lack of leadership' and guidance in taking up people's issues, 15 district coordinators of the Tamil Nadu unit of AAP on Thursday decided to elect a new state leader and take the party forward without involving the high command in Delhi.

Murder convict granted 10 days leave for his marriage

 A 35-year old murder convict, serving a life-term and in prison for the past 15 years, will be getting married on November 23 with the Madras High Court granting him ten days leave.

Formation of party will be turning point in TN politics: Vasan

Former Union Minister G K Vasan, who quit the Congress, today claimed his proposed Tiruchirappalli conference when he would announce the formation of a new party, would be a turning point in state politics.

Drug kingpin, aide arrested: Heroin worth Rs 1 crore seized

A drug kingpin with links in Sri Lanka and Kuwait was arrested by Narcotics Control Bureau officials at the international airport here on Saturday, while heroin worth Rs one crore was seized from his aide in Chennai.

Medical team to screen passengers at Tamil Nadu airport

A medical team had been formed to screen passengers coming in from Ebola-hit countries to an airport in Tamil Nadu, S Isakki, Airport Medical officer said.

Indian-American appointed interim president of US varsity

Indian-American Nagi Naganathan, an alumnus of the National Institute of Technology at Tiruchirappalli, has been appointed interim president of the University of Toledo.

Two dental college students die as their car capsize in TN

Two students of a private dental college in Chennai were killed and seven others injured when their car capsized at Pudukudi near Thanjavur, police said.

DMK conference begins

The tenth State conference of the DMK began with party chief M Karunanidhi hoisting the party flag and speakers claiming that it would win all the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

One kg gold seized from air passenger

One kg of gold was on Sunday seized from a man, who arrived here by a flight from Dubai, officials said.

Man gets 10 years RI for sexually abusing 7-year-old girl

A man was today sentenced to ten years rigorous imprisonment by a women`s court here for sexually abusing a seven-year-old girl in May last year.

HC orders notice to CBI on plea seeking probe

Madurai Bench of Madras High Court ordered issue of notice to CBI on plea praying for a probe into Tiruchirappalli corporation using "unauthorised" software for assessing and collecting property tax.

Narendra Modi’s Trichy rally: Security tightened after hoax bomb threat

Ahead of Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s scheduled address at a youth rally here on Thursday, a bomb threat call sent police into a tizzy but it proved to be hoax.

HC directs steps to bring body of Indian man from London

Madras High Court bench here on Monday directed External Affairs Secretary and Secretary of Overseas Indian Affairs to take steps to bring body of a Tiruchirappalli-based driver, who died in London.

HC comes to the rescue of differently-abled students

Coming to rescue of 3 disabled students including girl, Madras High Court ordered Tamil Nadu government to keep vacant 3 MBBS seats for admission, rejecting Medical Board report disqualifying them.

TN ministers sustain injuries in road mishap

Tamil Nadu Revenue Minister Thoppu R Venkatachalam and Agriculture Minister S Damodaran and two officials were injured in a road accident here, police said on Saturday.

Central team in Tiruchi to assess condition of crops

The committee headed by Chief Engineer, Water Resources, Jacob Mahendran and SE Thangamani inspected the affected areas, officials said today.

Fire in stationary train drives passengers to jump off

A fire in an electric cable junction in a train bound here prompted the passengers to jump off .

Kin of Nepal plane crash victims yet to receive compensation

The next of kin of those hailing from Tiruchirappalli, who were killed in the Nepal plane crash on September 25 last year, are yet to receive compensation, son of one of the victims has claimed.