Tamil Nadu says environmental nod not given for Coca Cola plant

Although land has been allocated for a Coca Cola manufacturing plant in Erode District, no environment clearance has been accorded for it, the Tamil Nadu government told the state Assembly on Wednesday.

Farmer killed by elephant in TN

A 55-year old farmer was trampled to death by an elephant in a forest area in Burgur in the district, police said Friday.

Three injured in attack by elephant, bear in Erode

Two women were seriously injured when an elephant attacked them at Thalawady forest range and another man attacked by a bear in the area, a forest department official said.

Quarry owner fined in Erode

A quarry owner at a town in this district has been slapped with a whopping Rs 4.75 crore fine by the Sub-Collector for allegedly cutting huge quantities of granite without government permission.

Leopard kills two goats in Erode

A leopard killed two goats in a cattle pound at Goundenpalayam village in the district, forest department officials said

Good response to hartal against Coca Cola plant in Erode

The one day hartal called by all political parties, barring AIADMK, in protest against the proposed Coca Cola plant at Perundurai evoked good response with most shops and business establishments remaining closed in the town and Chennimalai.

Nuclear energy necessary for Tamil Nadu: Vasan

Pitching for use of nuclear power in Tamil Nadu, Tamil Maanila Congress president GK Vasan on Saturday said both the Central and state governments should explain its benefits to the people and ensure it does not affect the common man.

Have not invited Karti Chidambaram to join TMC: Vasan

Putting at rest reports of him having invited former Union Minister P Chidambaram's son Karti Chidambaram to join his newly revived Tamil Maanila Congress, its chief G K Vasan on Wednesday said such news was totally false.

Elephant dies after falling into pit in TN

Erode: A 10-year-old male elephant died after it fell into a 50-foot pit in Burgur forest in the district, police said on Tuesday.

Elderly man arrested for sexually assaulting minor girl in TN

Erode: A 65-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl at Veerappanchatram village in the district, police said.

Tamil Nadu: Water from three reservoirs to be released from tomorrow

The Tamil Nadu government has ordered release of water from Bhavanisagar, Krishnagiri and Parur reservoirs from Tuesday for irrigation in Erode and Krishnagiri districts.

19th Century silver coins unearthed in Tamil Nadu

A total of 125 silver coins dating back to the 19th century has been unearthed by a man near Kodumudi, 30 km from here, while he was digging the land to lay foundation of his new house.

Man drowns trying to rescue wife in Erode

A 30-year old man drowned while attempting to rescue his wife who slipped and fell into a canal in the district, police said.

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.

Mauled body of 42-yr-old found in TN

A mauled body of a 42-year-old farmer with nail and bite marks was found on Wednesday at Thimbam forest area, indicating an attack by a wild animal, officials said.

Woman dies in building collapse in TN

A 22-year-old woman died and another seriously injured when the balcony in the second floor of a four-storey government building collapsed, police said.

No truth to reports of revival of TMC in TN: GK Vasan

Former Union Minister GK Vasan on Friday dismissed rumours of revival of Tamil Maanila Congress in Tamil Nadu, a party launched by his father late G K Moopanar in 1996, and said reports in this regard are just media hype.

17 college students held in TN

Seventeen students of a local college, including six girls, were on Monday arrested for allegedly trying to break open the gate and entering the premises of the institution.

Gang attacks priest in Erode

Three persons attacked a priest of a local Jain temple and damaged some material kept inside, police said.

Aged man gets life term for raping 7-year old girl in Tamil Nadu

A 57-year-old man was on Monday sentenced to life imprisonment by a mahila court here for raping a seven-year-old girl in May, 2013 on the pretext of escorting her to safety in view of rains.