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A portion of the damaged Masakalipalayam Road in the city. —Photo: S. Siva Saravanan
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A portion of the damaged Masakalipalayam Road in the city. —Photo: S. Siva Saravanan

MK Palayam road: Not a smooth ride

Poor condition of MK Palayam road irks residents »
Union Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar, visiting the Isha Project GreenHands Nursery in Coimbatore on Tuesday. -Photo: M. Periasamy

Centre won’t act against TN’s interests: Javadekar

The Centre would not act against the interests of Tamil Nadu in the Karnataka dam row, said Union Minister of State for Environment and Forest Prakash Javadekar said here on Tuesday.In respo... »
Anthropological Survey of India and a coffee shop in Ooty organised a job fair for the tribal youth of The Nilgiris. — Photo: M. Sathyamoorthy

Job fair for tribal youth in The Nilgiris

The Southern Regional Centre (Mysore) of the Anthropological Survey of India (ASI) and a leading private chain of coffee outlets jointly conducted a small-scale job fair for tribal youth of The Nil... »
District Collector Archana Patnaik shares a word with District Forest Officer M. Senthil Kumar (left), during a stakeholders meeting on human-animal conflict organised in Coimbatore on Tuesday. K. Kalidas, president of OSAI, is in the picture.- Photo: M. Periasamy

Farmers seek market rate compensation for crops damaged by wild animals

Farmers in and around Coimbatore, a region prone to man-animal conflict due to its proximity to elephant corridor, are demanding market-rate compensation for crops and properties damaged in human-a... »
Autorickshaw drivers at the Coimbatore Collectorate on Monday seeking protection.– Photo: M. Periasamy

Auto drivers seek protection

Those gainst meter fare are threatening them: petition »
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COIMBATORE, May 27, 2015

ISO certification for Cordite Factory

The Cordite Factory in Aruvankadu has received the Integrated Management System, including the ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certification, says a release from the Factory managemen... »
COIMBATORE, May 27, 2015

Mill owner booked for death of worker

The District Rural Police have registered a case against a mill owner with causing death by negligence following the death of a worker. According to the police, Parveenthar Singh (19) of Uttar Prad... »
COIMBATORE, May 27, 2015

Officials inspect site allotted for shifting vendors

Mayor P. Rajkumar and Commissioner K. Vijayakarthikeyan on Tuesday inspected the site behind the Power House at Tatabad that the Coimbatore Corporation had earmarked for shifting the vendors from N... »
Coimbatore, May 27, 2015

‘People with rare blood groups must register with blood banks’

Parvathi (37), a resident of Pappanaickenpalayam here, is caught in a piquant situation.She suspects that she might have ovarian tumour and is now undergoing medical tests at the Gynaecology... »
COIMBATORE, May 27, 2015

Private schools for counselling to fill RTE Act seats

The Tamil Nadu Private Schools Association has called for bringing in a counselling system, akin to that conducted by the government for engineering admissions, to fill the seats in the quota creat... »
COIMBATORE, May 27, 2015

Job fair for tribal youth in The Nilgiris

The Southern Regional Centre (Mysore) of the Anthropological Survey of India (ASI) and a leading private chain of coffee outlets jointly conducted a small-scale job fair for tribal youth of The Nil... »
COIMBATORE, May 26, 2015

Central Govt. officials inspect CMCH for proposed Viral Lab

A Central Government team inspected the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital on Sunday to assess its proposal for establishing a Viral Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (VRDL).Led by R.P.Mee... »
COIMBATORE, May 26, 2015

Army orientation for police officers

Twenty probationers in the rank of Deputy Superintendent of Police from Tamil Nadu Police, including five women officers, underwent army orientation for two weeks at the Madras Regimental Centre, W... »
COIMBATORE, May 26, 2015

Suspected killing by tiger turns to be murder

Death of a man suspected to be due to a tiger attack in the late hours of March 17, 2015, turned out to be a murder. The police on Monday arrested P. Balar (27) for murdering his friend K. Bhuvanes... »
COIMBATORE, May 26, 2015

Surveyor arrested on graft charge

K. Thangavelu (57), Head Surveyor of Madukkarai Taluk, was arrested by sleuths from the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption (DVAC) on Monday, after he was caught while accepting Rs. 5,000... »

Vulture nesting declining: researchers

Army orientation for police officers

District with least number of pending cases

‘TN starved of development’

Two-day fruit show concludes

Tribal schools fare well in The Nilgiris

‘One year of corporate-friendly, anti-labour governance’

Elephant found electrocuted near private estate

COIMBATORE, May 27, 2015

Scholarship for Government school toppers

The State Government has invited applications for Government school toppers in SSLC examination to provide scholarships if they wish to pursue Plus One and Plus Two in private schools.Accord... »
COIMBATORE, May 27, 2015

Disaster management drill conducted

Drill conducted

Members of the National Disaster Management Authority led by Major General V.K. Datta (retd) and officials from the Nilgiris district administration, Fire an... »
COIMBATORE, May 27, 2015

Indian gaur found dead at ATR

An Indian gaur, injured in a fight with another one, was found dead at the Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) near here during the late hours of Monday. According to officials, the gaur, a five-year-old... »
COIMBATORE, May 27, 2015

Suspected killing by tiger turns to be murder

Death of a man suspected to be due to a tiger attack in the late hours of March 17, turned out to be a murder. The police has arrested P. Balar (27) in this connection . The police said that the de... »
COIMBATORE, May 27, 2015

Man convicted for sexually abusing minor daughter

The Nilgiris Mahila Court on Tuesday convicted a man on charges of sexually abusing his minor daughter.Mahila Court Judge M. Sarvamangala sentenced him to ten years of rigorous imprisonment... »
COIMBATORE, May 26, 2015

‘People with rare blood groups must register with blood banks’

Parvathi (37), a resident of Pappanaickenpalayam here, is caught in a piquant situation.She suspects that she might have ovarian tumour and is now undergoing medical tests at the Gynaecology... »
COIMBATORE, May 26, 2015

Private schools call for counselling to fill RTE Act seats

The Tamil Nadu Private Schools Association has called for bringing in a counselling system, akin to that conducted by the Government for engineering admissions, to fill the seats in the quota creat... »
COIMBATORE, May 26, 2015

‘Provide basic amenities’

Villagers of Erumadu in Konnachal asked the district administration to provide basic amenities such as drinking water, proper road, and street light.They said that about 70 families were liv... »
COIMBATORE, May 26, 2015

Crime Notes (Three Items)

Youth held

The police arrested one more person on Monday on the charge of kidnap and murder of Chennai-based businessman Subramani at Kunnathur, near Annur, on February 6, 2... »
COIMBATORE, May 26, 2015

Todas in Kodanadu block road demanding water

People living in three tribal hamlets at Kodanadu resorted to a road blockade at Babukal Mund on the Kodanadu to Kothagiri Road – near an estate where Chief Minister Jayalalithaa used to stay – on... »

Caution against frequent dehydration in children

Tribal schools fare well in The Nilgiris

‘Political unity needed to impress on Centre’

Paediatric awareness programme

Foundation stone laid for ADR building

CM inaugurates pharmacies, budget canteens via video conferencing

586 candidates write SI examination

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