UGC grants heritage status to 19 colleges
UGC grants heritage status to 19 colleges

With an aim of conserving college campuses which are more than 100 years old, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted "heritage" status to 19 institutions across the country and has approved financial assistance for their improvement and upgradation.

Chola period stone sculpture unearthed near Trichy

 A stone sculpture of Ayyanar dating back to 11th or 12th century was unearthed at Sevanthi Lingapuram village near Musiri in the district.

Sriram Balaji claims 1st ITF singles title of 2014 season

India`s N Sriram Balaji clinched his first ITF Futures singles title of the season when he scored a comfortable straight sets win over Liang-Chi Huang in the summit clash, here Saturday.

Rs 2.5 cr worth gold biscuits seized from passenger at Trichy airport

Gold biscuits worth Rs 2.5 crore were seized from a man, who arrived at the airport here today from Malaysia, police said.

Will Rajnikanth support Narendra Modi, join BJP?

It seems the Bharatiya Janata Party wants to capitalise on the fame enjoyed by South sensation Rajnikanth across the country.

Summer heat hits Aishwarya Arjun

Aishwarya Arjun fainted on the sets of upcoming Tamil romantic-comedy ‘Pattathu Yaanai’ Sunday in Trichy due to extremely hot weather.

Terror suspect Thameem Ansari arrested in TN

In a big breakthrough, the Tamil Nadu police on Tuesday arrested a terror suspect identified as Thameem Ansari, who was carrying vital details about the country, here.

Attack on SL pilgrims most unfortunate: Congress

Congress described as "most unfortunate" the attack on Lankan pilgrims in Tamil Nadu by activists of Tamil outfits.

Brother of former minister Nehru found dead

A businessman and
brother of former DMK minister K N Nehru was found dead today
at Thiruvallursolai area here within hours after he went for a
morning walk.

AI, Jet Airways planes in near miss over TN

A mid-air collision was averted Saturday afternoon by alert pilots as a Jet Airways and an Air India plane came "dangerously close" on the same flight path over Tamil Nadu, officials said.