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 A poster about the strike being displayed in front of a private hospital in Tiruchi on Saturday. Photo: A.Muralitharan
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A poster about the strike being displayed in front of a private hospital in Tiruchi on Saturday. Photo: A.Muralitharan

Private doctors strike work; patients suffer

As many as 150 private nursing homes and hospitals remained closed in the city. »
FOR INQUISITIVE MIND: Young Student Scientists Programme under way atSt. Joseph’s College in Tiruchi.— Photo: A. Muralitharan

80 selected for annual science programme

The annual Young Student Scientists Programme (YSSP), organised by the Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, got off to a start at St. Joseph’s College on Friday with about 80 school... »
a new lesson:Norway-based psychologistDr. Jacques Verfaille releasing a handbookin Tiruchi on Saturday.— Photo: A. Muralitharan

Handbook to assess learning abilities released

A Tamil handbook titled ‘Kattralil Pirachanai/ Kuraipaadu’ (Learning Disability/Problem) to help parents and teachers to assess learning abilities among children was released by the Holy Cross Serv... »

Plan to lay sewer lines on two more stretches in Srirangam

Corporation drops move to use micro tunnelling technology »

At last, Uttama Villain hits screens in Tiruchi

Kamal Hassan starrer, Uttama Villain , hit the silver screens in Tiruchi on Saturday, bringing cheer to the fans.It was originally scheduled to be released on Friday. Ho... »
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TIRUCHI, May 3, 2015

Railways to issue photo ID for differently abled

The Railways has introduced the system of issuing photo identity cards for the differently-abled to enable them to book tickets online through e-ticketing as well as across the counter.Perso... »
TIRUCHI, May 3, 2015

‘Airports privatisation will help only corporates’

Expressing its stiff opposition to the Centre’s move to privatise profit making Airports Authority of India (AAI) airports, the Airports Authority Employees Union (AAEU) has said that the move woul... »
TIRUCHI, May 2, 2015

Free night-calling only under select plans: BSNL

The free night-calling facility from Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited’s (BSNL) landline is available only under select tariff plans. In a press release issued here, V.Raju, Principal General Manager, B... »
TIRUCHI, May 2, 2015

Railways to issue photo ID for differently abled

The Railways has introduced the system of issuing photo identity cards for the differently-abled to enable them to book tickets online through e-ticketing as well as across the counter.Perso... »
TIRUCHI, May 2, 2015

SC panel officer holds enquiry into youth’s murder

Following the murder of a Scheduled Caste youth near Manapparai during a temple festival a few days ago, the Assistant Director of National Commission for Scheduled Castes, Chennai, P. Ramasamy con... »
Members of the AIADMK and trade unions taking out a rally in Tiruchi on Friday.— Photo: A. Muralitharan
TIRUCHI, May 2, 2015

Rallies and meetings mark May Day

Rallies and meetings marked the May Day celebrations here on Tuesday. The Anna Trade Union, affiliated to the AIADMK, organised a rally from MGR statue near Marakkadai to Tamil Nadu State Transport... »
TIRUCHI, May 2, 2015

“Check use of banned carry bags”

Collector K.S.Palanisamy has instructed officials of the Tiruchi Corporation, municipalities and town panchayats to take steps to check the use of banned carry bags made of plastic below 40 microns... »
Members of the Auto Drivers Association staging a demonstration near the collectorate in Tiruchi on Thursday.— Photo: A.Muralitharan
TIRUCHI, May 1, 2015

Life uninterrupted despite Left-sponsored strike

The nation-wide strike call given by certain trade unions against the new Road Transport and Safety Bill 2014 did not hit normal life in Tiruchi, Perambalur, and Ariyalur districts even as the day... »
TIRUCHI, May 1, 2015

Fire service day observed at BHEL

The Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Tiruchi, is undertaking various steps to modernise its fire fighting systems, said its Executive Director A.V.Krishnan here on Thursday. The move will benefit... »
TIRUCHI, May 1, 2015

Burglars arrested

A special team of Srirangam police on Thursday arrested two persons involved in several burglaries in Srirangam and recovered stolen gold jewellery weighing 46 sovereigns. The team also recovered s... »

"Bharathidasan termed social reformer, champion of the poor"

Man falls from train, dies

State govt. to import 1 lakh tonnes of fertilizers

Tiruchi police reach out to citizens

Power shutdown on Saturday

Residents to monitor canal cleaning work

Centre keen on scrapping job scheme, says CPI

A close shave for trekkers from Tiruchi

TIRUCHI, May 3, 2015

Summer training programme

The Women Entrepreneurs Association of Tamil Nadu would organise a summer training programme for prospective women entrepreneurs in the city from May 5. Training would be offered in manufacturing s... »
TIRUCHI, May 2, 2015

160 paintings on display at expo

For artists of Pudukottai, Karur, Tiruchi, and Thanjavur, a three-day art exhibition organised by the United Painters Association in the city provides a rare opportunity to exhibit their skills.»
TIRUCHI, May 2, 2015

“Airports privatisation will help only corporates”

Expressing its stiff opposition to the Centre’s move to privatise profit making Airports Authority of India (AAI) airports, the Airports Authority Employees Union (AAEU) has said that the move woul... »
TIRUCHI, May 2, 2015

College reaccredited with A Grade

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has reaccredited Bishop Heber College with A Grade with a cumulative grade point average of 3.58 on a 4 point scale in the 3{+r}{+d}cycle of... »
TIRUCHI, May 2, 2015

Enforce autorickshaw meter rule: consumer body

The Consumer Protection Council, Tamil Nadu, has urged the district authorities to implement the meter fare system for autorickshaws in city.In a resolution adopted at its annual general bod... »
TIRUCHI, May 2, 2015

Water supply dominates gram sabha

The drinking water supply situation during the summer and the precautionary steps to be taken while drilling borewells were discussed at the Grama Sabha meetings held in 404 village panchayats in t... »
A group of farmers affiliated to the Tamizhaga Eri Mattrum Aatru Paasana Vivasayigal Sangam staging a protest with begging bowls in Tiruchi on Thursday.— Photo: A.Muralitharan
TIRUCHI, May 1, 2015

Farmers carry begging bowls in demand of loan waiver

A group of farmers affiliated to the Tamizhaga Eri Mattrum Aatru Paasana Vivasayigal Sangam organised a protest on Thursday to press for their charter of demands, including waiver of crop loans. Th... »
TIRUCHI, May 1, 2015

Bishop Heber College reaccredited with A Grade

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has reaccredited Bishop Heber College with A Grade with a cumulative grade point average of 3.58 on a 4 point scale in the 3{+r}{+d}cycle of... »
TIRUCHI, May 1, 2015

‘Plainclothesmen’ rob aged women

Instances of tricksters conning gullible residents and making away with their valuables keep surfacing in the city limits periodically.The latest case of cheating by conmen was reported in S... »
TIRUCHI, May 1, 2015

Grama Sabha

Grama Sabha meetings would be held in all village panchayats in the district on Friday, on the occasion of May Day. Apart from reviewing the on-going development schemes and implementation of welfa... »

Children come together, celebrate dance

Free accessories for weavers

Free accessories for weavers

Sell plastic bags, shell out Rs. 1 lakh

Supply of ‘discoloured’ water irks councillors

“Submit marriage aid applications only at public service centres”

Hindu groups demand ban on DK

M. Sulthan assembles a serving of jigarthanda at his family-owned shop in the Big Bazaar Street. Photo: B. Velankanni Raj

Cool operators

Three longtime business enterprises in Tiruchi share their stories, shaped by ice cream »
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