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The Amma Canteen constructed on the premises of Coimbatore Medical College Hospital.— Photo: K. Ananthan
The Amma Canteen constructed on the premises of Coimbatore Medical College Hospital.— Photo: K. Ananthan

Out-patients, visitors await opening of Amma Canteen at CMCH

Officials have asked Govt. for date to open the canteen »

Councillor ‘abuses’ Deputy Mayor

The ‘Veera Vanakkam’ rally organised by the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam here on Sunday in honour of those who had died in the anti-Hindi agitation turned for the worse as Ward 44 counc... »

Minor fire at Gandhipuram

Minor fire

A minor fire broke out in a commercial building near the Gandhipuram Town Bus Stand here on Sunday. The Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services deployed two tenders f... »
The exhibits waiting to be displayed at the museum coming up at the Department of Rice, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.—Photo: S. Siva Saravanan

Where they breed paddy for over a century

Right in the middle of the paddy fields on Thondamuthur Road is an ochre, tile roofed room whose walls bear witness to the works of a few great men, who ensured food for the masses.And it is... »
Children dressed as freedom fighters form a human chain to create awareness for honouring the tricolour, organised by Nizhal Maiyam in Coimbatore, on Sunday. —Photo: M. Periasamy

Human chain formed to honour national flag

Non-governmental organisation Nizhal Maiyam volunteers in association with school and college students and members of a few other organisations on Sunday formed a human chain to create awareness on... »
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COIMBATORE, January 28, 2015

Sharanalayam kids fly high

V. Gowri (18), who was abandoned by her parents at the age of three as both her legs were deformed, was flying high on Tuesday, both literally and figuratively.For, she was among the 100-odd... »
COIMBATORE, January 28, 2015

Public speaking competition

Kikani Vidhya Mandir and Coimbatore Speakers Forum have jointly organised a public speaking competition titled ‘ Who is the next Shiv Khera?’ at Kikani Vidhya Mandir here on Fe... »
Classes boycotted:Students of Forest College at Mettuppalayam staged a protest on the college premises, in support of their demand for priority in employment.- Photo: Special Arrangement
COIMBATORE, January 28, 2015

Forest College students abstain from classes

Two-hundred-and-thirteen students and research scholars at the Forest College and Research Institute, Mettupalayam boycotted classes on Tuesday.A representative of the students said that the... »
For a better deal:Congress cadre staging a demonstration in the city on Tuesday, demanding continuation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme.- Photo: M.Periasamy
COIMBATORE, January 28, 2015

Protest against Central Government move to scrap rural job scheme

The District Scheduled Caste Wing of the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee staged a demonstration here on Tuesday condemning the Government at the Centre and asking it to drop its efforts to scrap Maha... »
COIMBATORE, January 28, 2015

Construction worker killed as wall collapses

A 28-year-old construction worker of West Bengal was killed when a portion of a compound wall fell on him on Tuesday. Police said that P. Irfan Garji (26) and a few others were at work in the basem... »
Passengers waiting at Ukkadam bus stand in Coimbatore on Tuesday following cancellation of Kerala-bound buses in view of the Statewide bandh called by Bharatiya Janata Party.- Photo:M.Periasamy
COIMBATORE, January 28, 2015

Bandh in Kerala leaves commuters stranded

The one-day statewide bandh in Kerala announced by the Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday left thousands of commuters stranded on both sides of the border.The bandh call was given demanding o... »
COIMBATORE, January 27, 2015

Absence of cash award disappoints civic body staff in Coimbatore

For those Coimbatore Corporation employees, who had completed 25 years service in the past year, this Republic Day celebrations turned out to be not as fruitful as expected.According to the... »
COIMBATORE, January 27, 2015

Organs retrieved from brain-dead accident victim

Vital organs were retrieved from a brain-dead patient who suffered severe head injuries in a road accident.The two-wheeler I. Murugesan (44) of Tamarakulam near Pollachi was riding involved... »
COIMBATORE, January 27, 2015

Call to end manual scavenging

The Aathi Thamizhar Viduthalai Iyakkam on Monday tried to block trains at the Coimbatore Railway Junction demanding that manual scavenging be banned. The organisation condemned the Clean India Camp... »
COIMBATORE, January 27, 2015

Collector chairs Gram Sabha meeting

Gram sabha meeting held

District Collector Archana Patnaik on Monday urged the rural populace to prevent garbage accumulation, and water stagnation, both of which were breed... »

Prey base vital to sustain tiger population, say wildlife experts

Gram Sabha

Icons of Coimbatore awards presented

‘Incubation and innovation centres in colleges soon’

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Accused confesses of raping lecturer

Case registered against wardens

Left parties against Obama’s visit

UDHAGAMANDALAM/POLLACHI/COIMBATORE, January 28, 2015

Rejuvenation camp concludes, elephant safari to resume

The annual 48-day rejuvenation exercise for the forest elephants, which began on December 11 at the Kozhi Kamudhi camp in Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR) in Coimbatore and Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR... »
COIMBATORE, January 28, 2015

Crackdown on quacks planned

The Health Department is planning a crackdown on quacks in the city with a special team comprising representatives from various departments having been formed for the purpose.Dawood Fathima,... »
To avoid disturbance:A police notice about the ban on use of loudspeakers during demonstrations held in front of the Red Cross Society building in the city.- Photo: K.Ananthan
COIMBATORE, January 28, 2015

‘Do not use loudspeakers at demonstration venue’

City Police have erected a notice board near the Red Cross Building announcing restrictions on those organising demonstrations or agitation there, on the use of loudspeakers.Police sources s... »
COIMBATORE, January 28, 2015

Three, including couple, suffer burns

Three persons including a couple suffered burns in two separate incidents on the outskirts of the city. Their condition continues to be critical.P. Aruchamy (40) and his wife A. Lakshmi (35)... »
A car number plate that has unauthorised IND marking in Coimbatore .- Photo:K.Ananthan
COIMBATORE, January 28, 2015

Unauthorised number plates: vehicle owners fined

In the last four days the City Traffic Police personnel had imposed a fine of Rs. 100 each on close to 1,500 vehicle owners for using unauthorised number plates. Of this, about 650 of them were fou... »
As the tiger population increases at the Anamalai Tiger Reserve in Coimbatore district, wildlife activists have called for more focus on increasing the prey base. —Photo: Special Arrangement
COIMBATORE, January 28, 2015

Prey base vital to sustain tiger population, say wildlife experts

Even as there is considerable joy at the increase in tiger population at the Anamalai Tiger Reserve (ATR), a trend reflected at the national level as well, wildlife activists are sounding a word of... »
COIMBATORE, January 27, 2015

Capacity addition under way in 3 GHs at Rs. 4.47 crore

Capacity addition is under way in Pollachi, Valparai and Mettupalayam Government Hospitals (GHs) in the district at a total cost of Rs. 4.47 crore. These works are being taken up as part of a State... »
COIMBATORE, January 27, 2015

Temple consecrated

The maha kumbhabhishekam and pran pratheesta of a new Jain temple for Thirthankara Jeerawala Parshvanath was held in Chokkampudur on Sunday.According to a release, Minister S.P. Velumani, Ma... »
COIMBATORE, January 27, 2015

Woman suffers burns, admitted to hospital

S. Kowsalya (25), of Kannampalayam near Sulur, has been admitted to the Coimbatore Medical College Hospital with more than 60 per cent burns. She had told the police that the accident occurred when... »
COIMBATORE, January 27, 2015

Republic Day celebrated with pomp, gaiety

The 66th Republic Day celebration in Coimbatore began with the hoisting of the National Flag by District Collector Archana Patnaik at the VOC Park Ground. Coimbatore City Police Commissioner A.K. V... »

‘Vote to ensure cent per cent voter participation’

Where they breed paddy for over a century

Home Guards plant 100 saplings

The Hindu launches ‘Jewels of The Noyyal’

25 injured as buses collide

Teacher trainers protest against sudden transfer

Elaborate security arrangements for R-Day

Thumbs up for fashion: Models and film stars with designers at theCoimbatore Fashion Week. Photo: K. Ananthan

Designs on Coimbatore

It was two days of high fashion with popular designers including Jatin Kochhar descending on Coimbatore to showcase their creations »
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Temples of Nanjundapuram

Besides being a place of worship, temples can hold within their walls a wealth of history »
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Coimbatore Today

Prayers to Sri Annai: Sasibalika Vidya Mandir, Azad Road, 10 a.m. and Sri Annai meditation Centre, W7C, Kovaipudur, 4 p.m. Samvatsarabisheka Peruvizha: Varasidhi... »
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