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Corporation contemplating alternate day Siruvani water supply in Coimbatore

According to sources, the civic body was waiting for the water level to improve further in the Siruvani Reservoir, where the water level at present was 37.40 feet. »
City Police Commissioner A.K. Viswanathan (right) greeting the members of Friends of Police, who are on a cycle rally, when they reached Coimbatore on Wednesday. Photo: M. Periasamy

Creating awareness on various issues in Coimbatore

The 52 members bicycled from Chennai and had stopped over in Coimbatore after touching a number of districts en route. »

Vocational courses see good response in Coimbatore

The possibility of turning entrepreneurs attracts students, say experts »
Relatives of Naseer, who committed suicide over usury, grieving at the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital on Wednesday. Photo: M. Periasamy

One held for abetting suicide, three more wanted in Coimbatore

The Police are on the lookout for three more persons who had also lent money to Nazeer. »

Coimbatore Corporation school students represent TN in AIF’s national contest

The team from Corporation High School, Varadharajapuram, was short-listed among 42 schools in the State-level finals »
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Tirupur, July 23, 2014

Re-introduce ballot box system: PMK

The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) staged demonstration in Tirupur city and Udumalpet on Tuesday demanding scrapping of Electronic Voting Machine (EVMs) and re-introduction of old ballot box system... »
COIMBATORE, July 23, 2014

Two held in Coimbatore for kidnapping minor girl

City Police on Tuesday arrested Simson (28) of Ammankulam on charges of kidnapping and marrying a minor girl. The police also arrested his relative who had allegedly helped him.According to... »
COIMBATORE, July 23, 2014

Sand smuggling: two held, truck seized near Coimbatore

The District Rural Police arrested two persons on Monday on charges of sand smuggling and seized a truck.According to the police, the truck was inspected at a police checkpost on Ramapattina... »
The Noyyal in full flow at the Chitirai Chavadi Anicut near Coimbatore
on Tuesday following heavy rain in the Western Ghats. Photo: K. Ananthan
COIMBATORE, July 23, 2014

Heavy rain in catchment: water released from Pilloor reservoir

Following heavy rain in the Pilloor catchment in Kerala and the Nilgiris district and the resultant heavy inflow into the Pilloor reservoir, the authorities in charge of the reservoir opened the sh... »
A student with physical disability appears for counselling for admission under the Government quota for MCA course at Government College of Technology in the city on Monday. Photo: M. Periasamy
Coimbatore, July 22, 2014

MCA counselling begins at GCT

Counselling for admission to the Master of Computer Application course in colleges across the State began at the Government College of Technology here on Monday.According to sources, the fi... »
COIMBATORE, July 22, 2014

Sanitation facility opened near Pollachi

Two voluntary organisations have come together to rid a village near Pollachi of the menace of open defecation, which poses serious health hazards.Quoting a study that out of every 10 perso... »
COIMBATORE, July 22, 2014

Water supply connection: process to be automated

Coimbatore Corporation is readying a new software to process applications for water supply connections. The civic body has decided to provide new connections from August 1 after nearly si... »
COIMBATORE, July 21, 2014

Slapped by neighbour, aged woman dies in Coimbatore

An 85-year-old woman who was allegedly slapped by her neighbour died in Coimbatore on Sunday. The Selvapuram police registered a case under section 302 (murder) of the Indian Penal Code and arrest... »
Villagers staging a demonstration at Sholur near Udhagamandalam on
Sunday. Photo: M. Sathyamoorthy
Udhagamandalam, July 21, 2014

Villagers set deadline for shifting liquor shop in Sholur

Demanding the shifting of a liquor shop, hundreds of men, women and children staged a demonstration at Sholur near Coimbatore on Sunday. Earlier, the villagers led by their leader K.Halan... »
MDMK cadre playing volleyball near Ettimadai in Coimbatore district on Sunday. Photo: Special Arrangement
COIMBATORE, July 21, 2014

MDMK seeks playgrounds in all Government schools

Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) cadre took out a bicycle rally in the district on Sunday seeking playgrounds in all Government, aided and Panchayat Union schools.The rally com... »

Coimbatore Corp to lease land to sports development authority

Mixed response to directive on TO certificate

Elephant calf rescued from open well near Hosur

Man throws acid on wife, commits suicide

Lull in rainfall delays water overflow from Pilloor Dam

Crackdown on illegal sale of prescription drugs

Mechanical, not practical?

Maiden visit for Toyota Etios Motor Racing

COIMBATORE, July 23, 2014

8 convicted for murder of two taxi drivers

The Special Court for Bomb Blasts Cases, here on Tuesday, convicted eight persons on charges of abducting and killing two taxi drivers in two separate cases besides attempting to rob another cab d... »
Members of Friends of Police cycle through Tirupur on Tuesday, on a rally throughout the State. Photo: R. Vimal Kumar
Tirupur, July 23, 2014

From Kanyakumari to Mount Kailash, on a bicycle rally

Members of Friends of Police (FoP) unit, who came on bicycles from Chennai to Tirupur city, spreading the FoP concept, told The Hindu that they were gearing up for the next major expedition... »
COIMBATORE, July 23, 2014

‘Occupancy certificate’ mandatory for all new buildings

The Public Health Department has instructed all industries and businesses in the State to compulsorily obtain ‘occupancy certificate’ for new buildings before utilising them. While this was alread... »
The Commercial Road in Udhagamandalam. Photo: D. Radhakrishnan
Udhagamandalam, July 22, 2014

Changing face of Commercial Road in Ooty

It is a one road town. Often this is the quip of first time visitors to this hill station when asked by their relatives or friends to describe the place.However, the observation is by no me... »
Actor Jai at the Kari Motor Speedway at Chettipalayam in Coimbatore on Sunday. Photo: M. Periasamy
Coimbatore, July 22, 2014

From film studio to fast lane

He has donned many a role to perfection on the silver screen but the role of a racing driver is what Actor Jai loves most. “It has been my childhood dream. Racing is not new to me. I have d... »
COIMBATORE, July 22, 2014

Private school associations call for State-wide database of teachers

The Government must create a State-wide database of all teachers working in Government and private schools with details such as their performance and remarks on their behaviour, especially if they... »
COIMBATORE, July 22, 2014

Efforts on to make Kallanai an agricultural heritage site

The Grand Anicut or Kallanai will soon be a part of the Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems (GIAHS) if efforts by the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) pay off.TNAU Vic... »
COIMBATORE, July 21, 2014

Woman robbed of jewellery in Coimbatore

Two youth aged about 25 years robbed a 55-year-old woman of her gold jewellery weighing close to 17.5 sovereigns, worth more than Rs. 3.5 lakh, in her house at Thudiyalur on Saturday. The p... »
Malfunctioning of timers in the traffic signals has been confusing vehicle users of Coimbatore city. Photo: S.Siva Saravanan
COIMBATORE, July 21, 2014

Move to attract funds for maintenance of Coimbatore traffic signals

The Coimbatore City Police will float tenders with the help of the Coimbatore Corporation to identify the highest bidder for advertising at the traffic signals in the city. “This money will be dep... »
COIMBATORE, July 20, 2014

Company develops security system for ATMs

With banks looking at various models to provide 24 X 7 security to ATMs, Coimbatore-based Sinta Systems has developed a security system. According to D. Radhakrishnan, who is part of the tea... »

Panels to select places to install more security cameras

Call to focus on smaller life forms

Research under way to identify trees that can grow in polluted areas

Four arrested for waylaying two youth and robbing Rs. 70 lakh

Corporation to inspect hygiene standards in schools, colleges

Solid waste collection fee by August : Coimbatore Corporation

They too get a chance for an outing

Meghadootam-The Cloud Messenger. Photo: K. Ananthan

Sorrow so exquisite!

Beauty and visual appeal were the hallmarks of the CCA’s ‘Meghadootam.’ »
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