Jayalalithaa directs releasing of water from Amaravathy dam
Jayalalithaa directs releasing of water from Amaravathy dam

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has directed releasing of water from Amaravathy dam in Tirupur district to benefit over 7500 acres of agricultural land.

Tamil Nadu CM orders water release from Amaravathi Dam

Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Monday ordered release of water from Amaravathi dam from Tuesday for irrigation purposes in new and old ayacut areas in Tirupur and Karur districts.

Vaiko opposes Kerala's move to construct dam across Pambar

MDMK leader Vaiko on Wednesday opposed Kerala's move to construct a dam across Pambar, saying it will affect the flow of water to Amaravathi dam located in Tirupur in Tamil Nadu.

Flood alert issued in Tamil Nadu

Following heavy rains due to the north east monsoons, a flood alert has been issued in the low lying areas of Tamil Nadu.

DMK moves HC seeking repoll in 9 booths

DMK has moved the Madras High Court seeking repoll in nine booths at a polling station in Tirupur constituency, alleging that over 2,000 voters were denied their voting rights during the April 24 elections due to "unjustified" interference by police and ruling AIADMK.

CHOGM: Rajiv Gandhi`s statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu

Tension prevailed at Tirumuruganpoondi in nearby Tirupur district, where a statue of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was found vandalised in the early hours of today, drawing the ire of Congress workers.

CHOGM protests: 45 workers arrested in three places

45 persons belonging to pro-Tamil outfits were arrested for attempting to picket trains and bus-stand in Tirupur and Udhagamandalam, demanding India should not participate in CHOGM in Sri Lanka.

Nine-year-old sexually assaulted

A nine-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by a man while she was returning home from school near Vellakoil in Tirupur district, police said on Thursday.

Three killed as bus rams into a commercial complex

Three persons, including the driver, were today killed and another was injured when the bus in which they were travelling rammed into a commercial complex at Kanmarapalayam on Tirupur-Oothukuli Road in Tirupur district.

Two held for bid to molest women colleagues

Two workers of a spinning mill in neighbouring Tirupur district were arrested on Monday on alleged charges of attempting to molest two teenage colleagues during night shift, police said.

Tamil Nadu businessman grilled by Income Tax officials

Income Tax officials interrogated Tamil Nadu businessman from whose residence purported US securities with a face value of Rs 28,000 crore (USD 5 billion) were recovered.

Man strangles children to death; commits suicide

Police suspect that the man took the extreme step as he was unable to mobilise funds for his daughter`s marriage.

Brain dead vital organs of 16-year old harvested

The organs of a brain-dead 16-year-old class 10th standard student at nearby Tirupur were harvested in a hospital.

Student attempts self-immolation

Dejected over not getting any response from a bank on his application for education loan, a student on Monday attempted to self-immolate on the premises

Gold ornaments worth Rs 11 cr stolen in Tirupur

Gold ornaments worth Rs 11
crore were stolen from a leading jewellery showroom in
Tirupur, about 50 km from here early this morning, police said.

Teenaged girl murdered, look out for culprits

Police are on the look out for those people behind the killing of a teenaged girl.