• Sat, Jan 25, 2020
  • Unidentified vehicle runs over 3 drummers
    Three native drummers were killed on the spot when their two-wheeler was hit by an unknown vehicle from behind and sped away without stopping at Girisamudram on the Vellore – Bengaluru national...
    Unidentified vehicle runs over 3 drummers
    The deceased were identified as Velu (25), Tamil Sundar (24) and Santosh (20), residents of villages near Chinnapallikuppam adjacent to Vaniyambadi town. The trio were on their way to Kethandapatti near Tirupattur on their two-wheeler when their vehicle was hit from behind by an unknown vehicle resulting in Velu and Tamil Sundar being killed on the spot while Santosh was seriously injured. Vaniyambadi Taluk police rushed to the location and sent Santosh to the Vaniyambadi government hospital and later shifted to the Vellore government medical college hospital. However, Santosh succumbed on the way to the Vellore hospital. A case was registered. Investigations have been started to trace the killer vehicle.
  • Govt to try intra-state portability of ration cards on pilot basis Govt to try intra-state portability of ration cards on pilot basis

    As a prelude to implementing ‘One Nation One Ration Card’ policy, the state government has issued a Government Order (GO) to implement intra-state portability of ration cards on a pilot basis.

  • 13 held for selling lottery in Tiruchy 13 held for selling lottery in Tiruchy

    As many as 13 people were arrested for selling banned lottery across the city on Friday.

  • Hunt on to nab Salavakkam vandalist Hunt on to nab Salavakkam vandalist

    On Friday morning, even when the controversy over actor Rajinikanth’s speech was yet to die down, a statue of Thanthai Periyar was found damaged at Salavakkam in Kancheepuram district. The police are...

  • L-G visits Collectorate, advises staff to track all files, petitions systematically L-G visits Collectorate, advises staff to track all files, petitions systematically

    Lt Governor Kiran Bedi on Friday visited the office of the District Collector to find out how they are maintaining grievance system.

  • Woman dies after nurses attempt delivery by calling docs over phone Woman dies after nurses attempt delivery by calling docs over phone

    A 25-year-old woman, Farida, who was admitted to the Tirupattur government hospital for child delivery a few days ago, couldn’t survive after giving birth to a male child as the procedure was handled...

  • Non-cooperation to be CITU’s anti CAA protest plan Non-cooperation to be CITU’s anti CAA protest plan

    The Centre of India Trade Unions (CITU) on Friday said it would launch workers’ non-cooperation movement against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), National Population Register (NPR) and National...

  • Lakhs perform rituals to ancestors across state Lakhs perform rituals to ancestors across state

    Hundreds of thousands of devotees on Friday took a holy dip in the Bay of Bengal at various places in Tamil Nadu, including Rameswaram, on the auspicious occasion of ‘Thai Amavasai’ (new moon day in...

  • Tension in PU as students raise pro, anti CAA slogans Tension in PU as students raise pro, anti CAA slogans

    Tension prevailed at the Pondicherry University (PU) campus on Friday as the students boycotted their classes and raised slogans against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) while another group of...

  • Temple land recovered after court order in Thanjai Temple land recovered after court order in Thanjai

    The HR and CE officials recovered a piece of land belonging to a temple at Peravurani in Thanjavur after a legal fight and the encroachments were removed on Friday.