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Shops closed in TN protesting HC order on sale of soaps, detergents

Last Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 15:01

Shops in coutralam town where people throng during June to September season to take bath in the falls and enjoy their picnic remained closed on Sunday protesting the High Court order banning sale of soaps, detergents and oil to prevent contamination of the falls.

Three Tamil Nadu men wanted in Surat murder surrender in Salem court

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 19:49

Three persons from Tamil Nadu, wanted by Gujarat Police in connection with the recent murder of a man in Surat, surrendered before a court here on Monday.

`Mentally ill` woman kills self in Tamil Nadu

Last Updated: Monday, May 19, 2014, 16:33

A woman, stated to be mentally ill, was charred to death after she allegedly set herself ablaze and three of her family members suffered serious burn injuries in an attempt to save her near here on Monday, police said.

Now Alagiri seeks defeat of Tirunelveli DMK candidate

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 00:58

Slamming the choice of DMK`s candidate, a loyalist of his younger brother MK Stalin, in Tirunelveli Lok Sabha constituency, expelled party leader MK Alagiri on Saturday exhorted his supporters to ensure that he finished third in the April 24 polls.

12 detained US ship crew released on bail

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 18:19

Nearly six months after their arrest on charges of entering Indian waters illegally, twelve Indian crew members of a US-based ship were today set free from the prison here following the grant of bail by Madras High Court.

Man gets two fake Rs 500 notes from ATM

Last Updated: Sunday, March 09, 2014, 16:40

A man reportedly got two fake Rs 500 notes while withdrawing money from an ATM of a private bank at Panakudi in the district, police said on Sunday.

Regulator to decide on Kudankulam N-reactor power increase

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 16:28

India`s atomic energy regulator will soon decide on allowing the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd to increase power generation at its first unit in Kudankulam, said a top official.

Tourists banned from visiting Courtallam waterfall

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 11:42

Tourists have been banned from visiting the famous Courtallam waterfall in the district from today due to sudden discharge of large amount of water following heavy rains in surrounding areas, officials said.

Six killed, 2 injured in bomb blast in village near KNPP

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 23:50

Six people were killed and two injured when a country-made bomb exploded Tuesday in a coastal village near the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

Mother, two daughters killed in gas cylinder explosion

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 20:47

A mother and her two daughters were killed after the gas cylinder in their house exploded at Chokkalingapuram, about 60 kms from here, police said Tuesday.

Boy`s body found in well in TN

Last Updated: Friday, September 27, 2013, 11:38

The body of a boy, who was missing for the last two days, was Friday found in a well at Rettyyarpatti in the district, police said.

Ex DMK MLA files anticipatory bail plea in sexual harassment case

Last Updated: Friday, September 20, 2013, 15:39

Former DMK MLA V Karuppasamy Pandian on Friday moved the Madras High Court here seeking anticipatory bail in a sexual harassment case registered against him by Tirunelveli police.