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Passengers being taken in the newly inaugurated battery-operated car at the Coimbatore Railway Junction on Wednesday. Photo: S. Siva Saravanan
The Hindu Passengers being taken in the newly inaugurated battery-operated car at the Coimbatore Railway Junction on Wednesday. Photo: S. Siva Saravanan

Battery car service launched at Coimbatore railway junction

The service is free, says Station Manager »

Defunct borewells closed in Coimbatore district

The administration started the process this year at the special ‘Gram Sabha’ meetings held on January 26. »

Villagers demand closure of liquor outlet

The residents said that the village, which has 2,000 people, was troubled by the presence of the shop. »
Mukesh, a migrant Bihari worker in a small-scale unit in Coimbatore is among those staying away from their native place during elections. Photo: K. Ananthan

Livelihood holds back migrants

Many will not vote in the upcoming elections »

CMCH seeks additional urologists for kidney transplantations

A hospital official said that a twin table operating theatre was being established at the urology and nephrology super speciality ward. »
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Messages stressing the need for voting are being stamped on out-patient slips issued at Coimbatore Medical College Hospital.
COIMBATORE, April 16, 2014

Voting campaign among patients at Govt. Hospital

Coimbatore Medical College Hospital has started a campaign to promote voting awareness among its patients. On outpatient slips and prescription forms, the hospital prints a rubber-stamped me... »
COIMBATORE, April 16, 2014

‘Modi’s visit will boost BJP poll prospects’

Bharatiya Janata Party’s Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi’s visit to Coimbatore on Wednesday will boost his electoral prospects, the party’s Coimbatore candidate C.P. Radhakrishnan has said.... »
Election Observer, Coimbatore Constituency, R.M. Srivastava (second right)
flagging off the ‘Vote Express’ bus at the Coimbatore Collectorate on Tuesday. Collector Archana Patnaik is in the picture. Photo: S. Siva Saravanan
COIMBATORE, April 16, 2014

‘Vote Express’ flagged off in Coimbatore

The latest election buzz is a bus, ‘Vote Express’, that will go to areas that recorded low voter turnout in the last two elections — the 2009 Parliamentary and 2011 Assembly — to improve the voting... »
COIMBATORE, April 15, 2014

Teachers feel the heat

With the Lok Sabha elections, public examination paper valuation, and annual examinations all being held at the same time, Government school teachers have complained of being overloaded with work... »
COIMBATORE, April 15, 2014

Students to webcast polling in Coimbatore

On April 24, inside more than half the 2,512 polling booths in the Coimbatore Parliamentary constituency, voters may find students with their laptops and web cameras. The students will be there to... »
COIMBATORE, April 14, 2014

EPFO completes computerisation process

Offices of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation have been computerised and members can submit claims online. The Central Provident Fund Commissioner has mandated the registration of d... »
COIMBATORE, April 14, 2014

Murder case: police on the lookout for five persons

The Coimbatore City Police are on the lookout for five persons suspected to be involved in the murder of K. Shanmugam (72) of Kottur.According to the police, Shanmugam’s wife Kanniyammal (6... »
Golfers on the Wenlock Downs near Udhagamandalam. Photo: M. Sathyamoorthy
Udhagamandalam, April 13, 2014

It’s tee-off time in Udhagamandalam

With the annual Summer Golf Meet of the 118-year-old Ootacamund Gymkhana Club getting under way albeit without any fanfare on the undulating Lord Wenlock Downs, a short distance away from the town... »
Justice R. Sudhakar (right) of the Madras High Court inspecting the Regional Judicial Academy building in Coimbatore on Friday. Photo: M. Periasamy.
COIMBATORE, April 12, 2014

High Court judge inspects regional judicial academy building

Judge of the Madras High Court Justice R. Sudhakar on Friday morning inspected the Regional Judicial Academy building that is coming up in the city near Race Course. According to the sources, Justi... »
TIRUPUR, April 11, 2014

CPI to lodge complaint seeking polling booth

N. Periyasamy of Communist Party of India, the former MLA, told The Hindu that the party would be immediately lodging a complaint with Election Commission of India against the lethargic appr... »

Curtain comes down on tea competition

Racing season to begin in Ooty on April 14

AAP candidate campaigns online for funds

3,000 teachers for Class X answer script valuation

Special classes: parents, students feel the heat

‘Securing degree is not the end but only a beginning,’ says Excise Commissioner

Rescued elephant calf reaches camp

Complaint against Eswaran

COIMBATORE, April 16, 2014

Security tightened in Coimbatore ahead of Modi’s visit

Security has been strengthened across Coimbatore district ahead of Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi’s visit on Wednesday.According to police sources, City pol... »
Child rights activists with their list of demands to candidates contesting in the
Coimbatore Parliamentary constituency. Photo: S. Siva Saravanan
COIMBATORE, April 16, 2014

Children’s manifesto– not child’s play

It is an eight-page document with a list of demands. The document talks about the principal demands, demands in education sector, child labour abolition, child trafficking, girl child betterment, w... »
COIMBATORE, April 15, 2014

RSS will call the shots if BJP wins, says D. Raja

There is a historic need for the Left parties to increase their strength in Parliament, Communist Party of India national secretary D. Raja has said. Speaking to reporters at a function to... »
ON ELECTION DUTY: Engineering students on election duty display the Election
Commission of India appointment orders to work as ‘laptop operators’ at
polling booths on the day of polling. – PHOTO: S. SIVA SARAVANAN
COIMBATORE, April 15, 2014

‘Laptop operators’ get appointment orders

A few students of the Coimbatore Institute of Technology are happy to have appointment orders. One of the two is from the Election Commission of India appointing them as laptop operators for... » 1 comment
Railway authorities are seeking the help of the district administration for widening this narrow approach road from the State Bank Road to the second sub-way at Coimbatore Junction. PHOTO S.SIVA SARAVANAN
COIMBATORE, April 15, 2014

New subway at Coimbatore Railway Junction not properly used

The Rs.-5.50 crore subway the Southern Railway has constructed at the Coimbatore Railway Junction remains underutilised. The subway’s exit on the eastern side of the junction at Platform 1A leads... »
COIMBATORE, April 14, 2014

Government urged to make drought mitigation efforts

Voice of Water Association, a Coimbatore-based organisation, has urged the State Government to implement a few schemes to help the people south of the Coimbatore tide over drought. A releas... »
SAVING RESOURCES: Plastic bottles used for irrigation in an apartment in Salem. Photo: E. Lakshmi Narayanan
SALEM, April 14, 2014

From waste to wealth, saving water and plants

Abandoned empty plastic bottles are considered a serious threat to the environment. But at the Green Park Avenue Apartments near the New Bus Stand in Salem, residents have found out a novel utilit... » 7 comments
COIMBATORE, April 12, 2014

Power loom unit owners seek revised wages

About 20,000 job-working power loom units in Palladam and nearby areas have stopped production as some of the textile manufacturers are not paying the revised wages. Strike <... »
Students of Footloose – Edwin’s Dance School performing a flash mob near VOC Park in Coimbatore on Friday to create awareness
on the importance of voting. Photo: M. Periasamy.
COIMBATORE, April 12, 2014

Flash mob, short film contest, walkathon create awareness on voting

Election 2014, it appears, is not only about campaigning and pressing the button against the party symbol of choice. It also seems to be about shaking legs or shooting video to create voter awarene... »
COIMBATORE, April 11, 2014

Notices issued to buildings without HACA approval

The Office of the Regional Deputy Director of Town and Country Planning here is issuing notices to buildings that have violated the HACA (Hill Area Conservation Authority) norms. For instanc... »

Officials meet candidates, agents to discuss election rules

‘Candidates addressed mill workers after every eight-hour shift’

Need to protect tea sector stressed

26,19,323 voters in Coimbatore district

Dry weather forces closure of Mudumalai Tiger Reserve

Focus on unhygienic bus stand

Deficient service: proposed change in TNERC norms criticised

Sanjay Subramanian.

Sanjay Subramaniam casts a spell

Imparting vigour without sacrificing the nuances of delicacy is the hallmark of Sanjay Subramaniam’s display of his musical perceptions. His vocal recital, featured on the occasion of the Sri Ra... »
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