A view of the Coimbatore Airport. File Photo: K. Ananthan
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Coimbatore Airport faces shortage of aircraft bays

Whenever an airport gets sanction to operate additional flights, it will usually evoke positive response from officials. This should particularly be the case for an airport such as the one in Coim... »
A lorry being pulled out of the bus stop near the Ondipudur bridge in Coimbatore on Sunday. Photo: S. Siva Saravanan

Six injured as lorry runs into bus stop

Six persons, including three women, were injured when a speeding lorry ran into a bus stop and an eatery after hitting a van, at the Ondipudur bus stop on Trichy Road on Sunday. Preliminary... »

KMCH performs heart surgery on person with rare condition

Internal organs were located on opposite sides and heart was beating at abnormal rates »
The mangled remains of the car which collided head-on with a truck at Gundalapatti in Dharmapuri on Sunday.

Five killed in Dharmapuri road accident

Five persons, including two children, were killed in a road accident here at Gundalapatti in Dharmapuri on Sunday.The victims, Vijayakumar (31), along with his wife Nithya (25), mother Gowr... »

Vision of one-month-old baby restored

A community outreach camp held at Krishnagiri district by the Sankara Eye Hospital in Coimbatore has helped restore vision to a month-old baby.CataractIn a release issued here, the h... »
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COIMBATORE, September 21, 2014

One more held for plotting to assault Hindu outfit leader

The Coimbatore City Police on Friday arrested a person on the charges of suspected snooping of Indu Makkal Katchi functionary in a bid to unleash an attack on him. City Police Commissioner A.K. Vis... »
COIMBATORE, September 21, 2014

Abandoned bag creates flutter at Coimbatore airport

An abandoned bag created flutter at the Coimbatore International Airport on Saturday. The bag was found near the parking lot around 2 a.m., shortly after Air Arabia flight from Sharjah l... »
COIMBATORE, September 20, 2014

‘CRPF’s efforts helped to curb spread of Naxalism’

Over the years, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has prevented Naxalites and Maoists from adding to their ranks in tribal villages, renewing the hope for an early end to extremism, accordin... »
The Supercross stars enthralling the Coimbatore crowd. Photo: M. Periasamy
Coimbatore, September 20, 2014

It’s time now for Supercross action in Coimbatore

After some high octane and adrenaline pumping action in the JK Tyre National Racing, Rallying and Drag Racing Championship, the city is now all set to witness another top quality show in the form... »
A policeman standing in front of a strong room at the Government College of Technology in the city where EVMs are kept. Photo: M.Periasamy
COIMBATORE, September 20, 2014

Three-tier security at Coimbatore counting centre

Three-tier security has been provided at the Government College of Technology where Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) brought from all the polling booths in the corporation limits have been kept an... »
S. Suresh
COIMBATORE, September 19, 2014

CM’s Anna Award for ACP

Assistant Commissioner of Police, Coimbatore City, S. Suresh has been selected for Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Police Medal for Outstanding Devotion to Duty. The award, also known as the ‘C... »
COIMBATORE, September 19, 2014

49-O fails to catch voters

The option for voters to exercise their right under Section 49-O of the Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961, which attracted a lot of attention during the Parliamentary and Assembly elections, seems t... »
SALEM, September 19, 2014

The Salem link to Tirumala vastrams

The vastram adorning Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala fetches lakhs of rupees through auction, as it is considered a pious gift by the devotees.But not many may be aware that this holy... »
Tirupur, September 18, 2014

Making Tirupur ‘zero defect’ production hub

A comprehensive concept paper, prepared by the research team of NIFT-TEA Knitwear Institute, was submitted to Union MSME Ministry for turning Tirupur knitwear export hub into a ‘zero defect’ manuf... »
Electronic voting machines along with the election materials being despatched
to polling stations from Sidhapudur Corporation Higher Secondary School in
the city on Wednesday. Photo: M. Periasamy
COIMBATORE/tirupur, September 18, 2014

Mayoral by-poll: Opposition parties seek removal of outsiders

Candidates, cutting across party lines, have demanded measures to immediately evict outsiders staying in Coimbatore ahead of the mayoral by-poll slated for Thursday for which campaigning came to a... »

Institute of Technology students block road

Curtains come down on campaigning

Local holiday declared on by-election day

More cash seized from AIADMK activists: BJP

‘There should be no suspicion about reliability of expert’s opinion’

Police search for owners of vehicles piled up in stations

Students make vehicle users obey road rules

Man booked on cheating charge

Relief materials for the Kashmir flood victims collected by the Rotary
Coimbatore Spectrum being packed on Saturday. Photo: K. Ananthan
COIMBATORE, September 21, 2014

Rotary club gesture to flood-hit J&K

The first consignment of medicines, biscuits, milk powder and a few blankets collected by the Rotary Club of Coimbatore Spectrum reached Kashmir on Saturday to help the victims affected by the de... »
An accident claim case being heard at the Lok Adalat at the District Sessions Court in the city on Saturday. Photo: K. Ananthan
COIMBATORE, September 21, 2014

209 cases settled in Lok Adalat

A total of 209 cases were settled in the Lok Adalat conducted on premises of the Coimbatore District Court here on Saturday. The total amount disbursed as settlements during the cases was R... »
ERODE, September 20, 2014

Neglect of farm workers decried

Neglect of farm labourers by policy makers came in for harsh criticism at the 11th conference of Tamil Nadu Agricultural Workers Union organised by the Communist Party of India (CPI) here.Th... »
COIMBATORE, September 20, 2014

Students allege sexual harassment by A.S.L. Pauls College principal

Students of A.S.L. Pauls College of Engineering and Technology at Solvampalayam near Kinathukkadavu in the outskirts of the city resorted to road roko at Elur Pirivi, on the Coimbatore to Pollach... »
COIMBATORE, September 19, 2014

Attacked by burglar, woman dies in hospital

M. Shyamala (63) of Lakshmi Garden near Kovilpalayam on the outskirts of the city died at the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital on Thursday. She was attacked by a burglar in her home on Wednesda... »
Visually challenged N. Rangasamy of Kamarajar Nagar at Kurichi on his way to cast his vote. Photo: M.Periasamy
September 19, 2014

Coimbatore mayoral by-poll shows low voter turn-out

oimbatore city registered a low of 46.53 per cent polling for the mayoral by-election on Thursday. The by-poll, necessitated due to the resignation of All India Anna Dravida Munnetra... »
Mayoral candidate of the Welfare Party of India A. Ibrahim (centre) staging a demonstration in front of the Collectorate. Photo: M. Periasamy
COIMBATORE, September 19, 2014

No major incidents of violence reported

Though there was no major incidents of violence or disruption of poll proceedings here on Thursday, District President of the Welfare Party of India (WPI) A. Ibrahim, alleged that he was attacked... »
COIMBATORE, September 18, 2014

Documentary on human-wildlife conflict

With human-animal conflict increasing during recent years at Valparai, Dhimbam Mudhumalai and the Nilgiris, several organisations have got together to try and document the issues behind such incide... »
COIMBATORE, September 18, 2014

Aged couple attacked in Kovilpalayam

An aged couple were brutally attacked by culprits at their house near Kovilpalayam in the outskirts of the city, during the wee hours of Wednesday. The injured couple M. Meenakshisundaram (66) and... »

‘Expedite airport expansion project’

Cameras to record voting in 236 booths declared ‘vulnerable’

Candidate’s move to sit on meditation at Collectorate foiled

Man arrested for Panchayat clerk murder

Mayoral by-election: BJP workers ‘seize’ cash

CM’s campaign: traffic to be diverted on Avanashi Road

Choked drainage troubles Kamala Mill Colony residents


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