Coimbatore Corporation to construct more night shelters

The Coimbatore Corporation has submitted a proposal to the State Government to establish three more night shelters.ProposalAccording to Commissioner K. Vijayakarthikeyan, the civic b... »

Counselling held for Siddapudur Corporation School students

A counselling and special guidance programme was held on Tuesday at the Corporation Higher Secondary School at Siddapudur here where students staged a violent protest last week injuring three girl... »

Demand growing for packaging sector

Opportunities for the packaging industry is huge in cities such as Coimbatore, Madurai and Chennai because of the growth of modern trade in the State, according to Shafiq Ahamad, joint secretary of... »

Micro units turn to technology

They use computer and software to store designs and get new customers »
Commandant DSSC Lt.Gen. S.K. Gadeok laying a wreath at the War Memorial in Wellington on Tuesday. Photo: M. Sathyamoorthy

Wellington celebrates Vijay Diwas

The high standards set by the Indian armed forces should be maintained at all cost, said the Commandant, Defence Services Staff College (DSSC) Lt. General S.K. Gadeok at the War Memorial in Welling... »
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Tirupur, December 17, 2014

CPI calls for involvement of all stakeholders in traffic matters

A meeting of the Communist Party of India’s district unit here has called upon the city police to elicit views of all stakeholders in the development of Tirupur knitwear cluster before coming out... »
The jeep of Agriculture Department at the Tirupur Collectorate. PHOTO: R. VIMAL KUMAR
Tirupur, December 16, 2014

Rust In Piece

Badly maintained government department vehicles greet daily visitors to the Collectorate here. Worst among them are the two belonging to Agriculture Department. One of them, a Jeep... »
COIMBATORE, December 16, 2014

Stand system should go: auto drivers

M. Shajahan (29) of Marakadai feels that driving autorickshaws is profitable if the drivers are ready to be on the move, and not get struck with stand culture. He said that he was attached... »
SALEM, December 16, 2014

Poor patronage for Shatabdi Express, a matter of concern

The continuing poor patronage for the Chennai Central – Coimbatore – Chennai Central Shatabdi Express trains on both the directions is a matter of concern for both the railway authorities and the c... »
Mayor P. Rajkumar and MLA V.C. Arukutty flagging off the ‘Kovai Marathon 2014’ organised by Kovai Medical Center and Hospital in Coimbatore on Sunday. Photo: M. Periasamy
COIMBATORE, December 15, 2014

Marathon to create awareness about organ donation

The annual Kovai Marathon of the Kovai Medical Center and Hospital, which has been organising the event since 1992 to create awareness about various health issues, was taken out on Sunday. ... »
Demand to widen road: Residents and activists stage a protest on Pollachi Road, in the city, on Sunday. Photo: S. Siva Saravanan
COIMBATORE, December 15, 2014

Demand to widen Pollachi Road

Residents of a host of residential colonies that dot Pollachi Road, from Athupalam to Eachanari, staged a protest at the Sundarapuram Sangam Street Junction on Sunday.The residents and repre... »
COIMBATORE, December 14, 2014

Man arrested on burglary charges

Mettupalayam Police arrested A. Muhammed Ali Jinnah (37), of Mattakara Street on Sirumugai Road in Mettupalayam, on Friday for allegedly breaking into four shops in and around Mettupalayam Town du... »
December 14, 2014

Up and About: Grouse over keeping media at dark

Officials at the Collectorate and in the police department who were often pulled up by higher officials for delay in passing on information were seen trying hard to get into the WhatsApp group of... »
COIMBATORE, December 14, 2014

Probe into ‘misappropriation’ of six kg of gold begins

Officials from the office of the Registrar of Cooperative Societies have begun a probe into allegations that the president and secretary of the Primary Agricultural Cooperative Credit Society at O... »
Solar powered barricades getting ready at the office
of the City Police Commissioner in Coimbatore on
Friday. Photo: M. Periasamy.
COIMBATORE, December 13, 2014

Barricades with shelters for police soon

Traffic policemen in the city who get drenched in their sweat under the scorching sun and during heavy rain will soon have relief as they will get 82 portable barricades with shelters. The shelter... »

He lived for the sake of ecology

Autorickshaw drivers picket Coimbatore Central RTO

Coimbatore Corpn. school students protest alleging caste abuse by teacher

2,000 more street lights for Coimbatore

Health Hub: Epidemic outbreaks test health apparatus

Attack on journalists condemned

Sri Lankan President burnt in effigy

Stage set for rejuvenation camp at Mudumalai

The monkey (Bonnet Macaque) that caused panic in VOC Park area in Coimbatore on Tuesday. Photo: S. Siva Saravanan
COIMBATORE, December 17, 2014

Monkey captured, shifted to Coimbatore zoo

A monkey (Bonnet Macaque), which was on a free run in the VOC Park area on Tuesday morning, was tranquilised by a forest team and was taken to the VOC Park Corporation Zoo.The monkey was c... »
A Traffic Police Officer checking the fare meter in an autorickshaw in Coimbatore on Monday. Photo: K. Ananthan
COIMBATORE, December 16, 2014

Autorickshaw fare: Unions, officials harden position

With the two-month deadline to recalibrate autorickshaw meters to implement the new fare structure ending on Monday, officials and trade unions have hardened their respective stands. Ten... »
COIMBATORE, December 16, 2014

Fares not at all viable: auto drivers

Trade unions that are part of a Joint Action Committee (JAC) that is seeking fare revision are the CITU, LPF, BMS, DMDK, MLF, Rajini, MMK, IMK, and the PMK. P.K. Sugumaran of CITU, who is a... »
An Afghan Hound taking part in the All India All Breeds Championship Dog Show 2014, organised by The Coimbatore Kennel Club, at S.N.R Sons College grounds, in Coimbatore, on Sunday. Photo: M. Periasamy
COIMBATORE, December 15, 2014

44 breeds on dog show in Coimbatore

Canines from various States and a few international breeds took part in the 52nd and 53rd All India All Breeds Championship held here on Sunday. The event, organised by the Coimbatore Kenne... »
Sandalwood logs from a tree that was cut down in the city, on Sunday. Photo: S. Siva Saravanan
COIMBATORE, December 15, 2014

Sandalwood tree cut down at Shivaram Nagar

An attempt was made to cut and smuggle logs of a 10-year-old sandalwood tree at Shivaram Nagar in the small hours of Sunday but the smugglers had to give up and flee as alert residents woke up to t... »
COIMBATORE, December 15, 2014

Pasting renewal sheets in ration cards begins

Pasting renewal sheets in the Public Distribution System (PDS) cards in the district will begin at the respective PDS outlets today. It would go on till the 31 of this month on all days except Sund... »
COIMBATORE, December 14, 2014

Differently abled sportspersons protest against poor prize money

Differently abled sportspersons who on Friday participated in the district-level sports event held at the Ramakrishna Mission ground at Periyanaickenpalayam protested saying that the prize money t... »
Officials from the Sports Development Authority of
Tamil Nadu, district administration and
Coimbatore Corporation officials at the Singanallur
Tank in the city on Saturday.
COIMBATORE, December 14, 2014

Rowing to be held at Singanallur Tank

If all goes well, Coimbatore denizens may in the next couple of months see some rowing events in the Singanallur Tank. The move is part of the civic body’s efforts to improve the tank and put it t... »
Terri Bresenham, President and CEO , GE Healthcare India and South Asia. Photo: K. Ananthan
COIMBATORE, December 13, 2014

Efforts to bring together experts for better cancer treatment: GE Healthcare CEO

President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GE Healthcare, South Asia, Terri Bresenham said that they were in the process of creating a virtual platform where oncology experts could work togeth... »
(From left) Terri Bresenham, president and CEO, GE Healthcare India;
R.Vijayakumhar, managing trustee, SNR Sons Charitable Trust;
S.Balasubramanian, chairman, City Union Bank Ltd., and P. Guhan (right),
director of Sri Ramakrishna Institute of Oncology and Research, at the
inauguration of Pet CT scan equipment at Sri Ramakrishna Hospital in
Coimbatore on Friday. Photo: K. Ananthan
COIMBATORE, December 13, 2014

Advanced scan equipment inaugurated at Ramakrishna Hospital

Chairman of City Union Bank S. Balasubramanian inaugurated GE – Discovery IQ Pet CT scan equipment at Sri Ramakrishna Hospital on Friday.The inauguration took place in the presence of presi... »

Work taken up to replace Pilloor water supply pipeline

Rs. 18 lakh stolen from bus passenger at Dharapuram

Community certificates to be issued at Coimbatore Corpn. offices soon

Air Marshal visits AFAC

Forest Dept. elephant camps begin

Corpn. pulled up for delay in constituting committees

Woman murdered in city

Homebound but not helpless: The geriatric home visit programme is a big help

Home and not alone

Visiting hospitals is often traumatic for both the elderly and their caregivers. The Geriatric Home Visit Programme, initiated by GKNM Hospital, understands this and aims to alleviate their pain, disc... »
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Khiran of Kasikiran, a jewellery manufacturer

Face on a jewel

Khiran Kumar crafts customised 3D jewellery that features the faces of real people »
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