Indian Coast Guard successfuly rescued missing Tamil Nadu fishing boat Mercedes

Wednesday, April 28th, 2021
Indian Coast Guard

Mangaluru : The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) in yet another successful Search and Rescue operation at sea has located the missing Tamil Nadu fishing boat Mercedes in a massive search operation launched on April 24 at a distance of about 1100 km (590 miles) from Goa. The fishing boat had sailed for deep-sea fishing on […]

Former IPS officer K Annamalai appointed as vice president of the Tamil Nadu BJP

Sunday, August 30th, 2020

Chennai: Former IPS officer K Annamalai, who joined the BJP earlier this week, was on Saturday appointed as vice president of the Tamil Nadu unit of the party by its state chief L Murugan. Murugan announced Annamalai’s appointment in a statement and wished him success in his endeavours. Annamalai, a mechanical engineer who did MBA […]

Government to take steps to include Type 1 diabetes in Disability Act : Ashwath Narayan

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

Bengaluru : Deputy Chief Minister Dr C N Ashwath Narayan on Sunday said the state government will take steps to include diabetes under the Disability Act. “The government will take adequate measures to address the concerns of people with Type 1 diabetes, from creating a comprehensive database to awareness creation and coverage of Type 1 […]

19 killed in bus-lorry collision near Tiruppur in Tamil Nadu

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Chennai : Nineteen people, including six women, were killed when a Kerala state government bus collided head-on with a container lorry near Tamil Nadu’s Avanashi town in Tirupur district, on Thursday, officials said. The bus was going to Thiruvananthapuram from Bengaluru, while the lorry was coming from the opposite direction on the Coimbatore-Salem Highway when […]

‘Jallikattu’ kicks off amid fanfare in Tamil Nadu, 62 men injured

Thursday, January 16th, 2020
'Jallikattu' kicks off amid fanfare in Tamil Nadu, 62 men injured

Madurai : ‘Jallikattu,’ the annual bull taming event slated to be held in several parts of Tamil Nadu got off to a colourful start here on Wednesday, the Pongal day, in which 641 bulls and 607 tamers took part. As the feisty bulls, one after the other started racing towards the lengthy sporting arena from […]

P H Pandian, former Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker, dies at 74

Saturday, January 4th, 2020

Chennai : Former Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker Paul Hector Pandian passed away at a private hospital in Chennai on Saturday. Pandian, 74, had been ill for several months. He is survived by five children. Pandian, a veteran AIADMK leader who served as MP and MLA, was TN Speaker from 1985 to 1989. He is known […]

Centre Nod To Karnataka’s Mekedatu Project Despite A Hostile Tamil Nadu

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Bengaluru: A miffed Tamil Nadu Tuesday demanded that the Centre withdraw its permission to Karnataka for preparing a Detailed Project Report (DPR) for a proposed balancing reservoir-cum-drinking water project at Mekedatu across the Cauvery. Reacting to the neighbouring state’s demand, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy asserted that the project has to come into effect. […]

Customer escapes without paying hotel dues

Friday, September 28th, 2018

Manipal: One of the leading hotels in Manipal has been duped by one of its customer who stayed at the hotel and escaped without paying the dues. He also made off with the hotel’s laptop. The hotel in question has filed a complaint in this regard with Manipal police. Vincent John, son of Vincent Gyan […]

Bajpe missing youth found dead in Tamil Nadu

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018
Mohammed Sameer

Mangaluru: A missing youth from Ganjimutt who it was alleged deserted his family as he was involved in an extramarital affair has been found dead in Tamil Nadu. The deceased Mohammed Sameer’s body has been identified by his brother. On September 13 Sameer along with his wife Firdaus and three-month-old daughter had gone to Bengaluru […]

Apollo told to pay 57 lakh in damages

Saturday, September 15th, 2018

Chennai: The Tamil Nadu State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (SCDRC) has in a recent order directed the Apollo Hospitals in Chennai to pay a compensation of ₹57.64 lakh to the parents of a 29-year-old man from Odisha, who died in 2003, following alleged medical negligence. The hospital is entitled to appeal against the verdict pronounced […]