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Watch: Wild elephant spotted in residential areas of Coimbatore

Watch: Wild elephant spotted in residential areas of Coimbatore

A wild elephant was seen in residential areas of Palayam village in Coimbatore. Some areas in Coimbatore rural have reportedly witnessed the movement of elephants in residential areas since Tuesday.

Dec 13, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
Watch: Devotees whip themselves with ropes in self-flagellation ritual

Watch: Devotees whip themselves with ropes in self-flagellation ritual

Scores of devotees whipped themselves with ropes as part of a ritual at Poosaripalayam's Adaikalamman Temple in Tamil Nadu.

Dec 13, 2017, 07:12 AM IST
Four from Kerala drown after car plunges into canal in Tamil Nadu

Four from Kerala drown after car plunges into canal in Tamil Nadu

Four persons drowned when their car nosedived into a canal attached to Parambikulam Aliyar Project in the district on Sunday. 

Dec 10, 2017, 18:00 PM IST
TN cops arrested over 1,200 for protesting on Babri Masjid demolition

TN cops arrested over 1,200 for protesting on Babri Masjid demolition

About 900 activists of some outfits, led by Hindu Munnani, attempted to stage a demonstration here but police removed and arrested them.

Dec 06, 2017, 19:44 PM IST
Watch: Elephant, calf enter house looking for food. Here's what happens next

Watch: Elephant, calf enter house looking for food. Here's what happens next

In a CCTV footage from Coimbatore's Periyanaickenpalayam, an elephant can be seen entering a house in search of food. The elephant entered the house but soon left without causing any damage.

Dec 02, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
Who killed Ragu? Anger in Tamil Nadu after illegal arch kills techie

Who killed Ragu? Anger in Tamil Nadu after illegal arch kills techie

A 30-year-old software engineer, who was back home in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore from the US to meet a prospective bride, died after he reportedly crashed his boke into a temporary illegal wooden hoarding.

Nov 28, 2017, 06:22 AM IST

Report on jallikattu violence in another 8 months: Panel

The one-man commission of inquiry probing the violence during the jallikattu (taming of bull) protests in Tamil Nadu, on Thursday said it will submit its report in another eight months.

Nov 16, 2017, 23:58 PM IST

Tamil Nadu: Three get double life term for twin murder

The three also killed Vanitha as she was witness to the murder.

Sep 28, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
Teenager held for sexual assault of cousin in Coimbatore

Teenager held for sexual assault of cousin in Coimbatore

The incident came to light recently, as the girl complained of severe stomach pain and doctors who attended to her revealed that she was five months pregnant, police said.

Sep 20, 2017, 20:10 PM IST

Eleven girls from Madhya Pradesh rescued from Tamil Nadu factories

Police arrested the two persons from this district for allegedly luring the girls, all in the age group of 15 to 17 years.

Sep 15, 2017, 21:52 PM IST

Body of youth who washed away in flash floods retrieved

The body of a 35-year old youth, who was washed away in the flash floods on the outskirts, was retrieved from a bush today, police said.

Sep 09, 2017, 17:03 PM IST
Five killed as bus stand roof collapses in Coimbatore

Five killed as bus stand roof collapses in Coimbatore

In an unfortunate incident, at least nine people were killed when the roof of a bus stand collapsed in Somanur on the outskirts of Coimbatore on Thursday.

Sep 07, 2017, 15:53 PM IST

Cop shifted after allegedly misbehaving with woman SI in Tamil Nadu

An Assistant Commissioner of police here was on Wednesday transferred after a video footage purportedly showing him inappropriately touching a woman sub-inspector went viral on social media.

Sep 07, 2017, 00:38 AM IST

Merger of AIADMK factions won't benefit people: Kanimozhi

The merger of two AIADMK factions would in no way be beneficial to the people of Tamil Nadu, DMK MP and the party's women's wing leader Kanimozhi said on Monday.

Aug 21, 2017, 19:15 PM IST

Tamil Nadu: Two more succumb to dengue in Coimbatore; one dies of swine flu

A four-year-old girl and a middle-aged woman died of dengue and a man allegedly succumbed to swine flu (A1H1) at the government hospital here, hospital sources said on Thursday.

Aug 03, 2017, 17:08 PM IST

Tamil Nadu: Women in village oppose closure of liquor shop in Tirupur

About 50 women of Thaneerpandal village in Tirupur district staged a road roko yesterday, raising slogans against shifting or closing of a liquor outlet in their village.

Jul 07, 2017, 20:57 PM IST

NEET: Tamil Nadu will continue to press Centre for exemption

The government's stand in this regard was clear and it would continue to fight for exemption from NEET for the benefit of the students.

Jun 26, 2017, 20:51 PM IST

Absconding Justice CS Karnan arrested in Coimbatore

The Supreme Court sentenced justice Karnan to six months in prison on charges of contempt of court.

Jun 21, 2017, 12:58 PM IST
Justice CS Karnan seeks bail, Supreme Court says 'go to jail`

Justice CS Karnan seeks bail, Supreme Court says 'go to jail`

Calcutta High Court's former judge Justice CS Karnan was sentenced to six months imprisonment by the Supreme Court in May for contempt.

Jun 21, 2017, 11:43 AM IST
Police knew about CS Karnan's hiding place in Coimbatore for three days

Police knew about CS Karnan's hiding place in Coimbatore for three days

Three police teams from Kolkata were camping in Coimbatore for the past three days and traced former Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan on the basis of his mobile phone calls.

Jun 21, 2017, 10:20 AM IST