Around The City

No power

COIMBATORE, FEB. 26. There will be no power supply in the following places in Tirupur on February 28 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. owing to shutdown of Veerapandi, Sandaipet and Kumaran Road substations for maintenance work:

Veerapandi, Murugampalayam, Iduvampalayam, Bharathi Nagar, Periyandipalayam, Karuvampalayam, Chennimalaipalayam, Pethampalayam, Arulpuram, Karaipudur, Kovundampalayam, Malaiyampalayam, Pollikaalipalayam, Chettipalayam, Komarapalayam, Palladam Road, Aranmanaipudur, Thennampalayam, Thattanthottam, MG Pudur, Kalankaadu, Karuvampalayam, KVR Nagar, Poochakaadu, Mangalam Road, Periyar Colony, Velliyankaadu, Gopal Nagar, Karataankaadu, ABT Road, Government Hospital, Sheriff Colony, Dharapuram Road, Aalankaadu, Rayapuram, Paalaiyakaadu, Vaalipalayam and Sabapathipuram.

Special buses

The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (Coimbatore division) will operate special buses from Udhagamandalam, Coonoor, Kotagiri and Gudalur to Pokkapuram for the Mariamman Temple festival from February 28 to March 2, according to a release.


Three child workers were rescued from eateries and automobile workshops during raids in Peelamedu, P.R. Puram and Thaneerpandal areas. Action has been initiated against the employers. The district administration had carried out the raids following orders from the District Collector, N. Muruganandam, according to a release.

Eye camp

A free eye camp will be conducted by the Moses Gnanabaranam Eye Hospital on February 28 on the hospital premises, according to a release.