• Thu, Jun 20, 2019
  • Deradicalisation of IS followers in State, a failure: Officials Deradicalisation of IS followers in State, a failure: Officials

    While police arrest ‘deradicalised’ youth again for suspected terror activities, officials say there are more than 200 strong IS sympathisers in Tamil Nadu and the number is only growing.

  • Pudukai tree throws up 21 panchaloha idols during razing Pudukai tree throws up 21 panchaloha idols during razing

    As many as 21 panchaloha idols were unearthed from a farm at Peraiyur village in Pudukkottai district while attempts were on to uproot a tree from the land on Tuesday evening.

  • JIPMER gets 1 more suspected Nipah case JIPMER gets 1 more suspected Nipah case

    A man suspected to have been infected by Nipah virus was admitted at the Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) here on Monday Night. This is the second case of...

  • Hydrocarbon stir to resume from July 9 Hydrocarbon stir to resume from July 9

    The Cauvery Delta Protection Movement, comprising of representatives from political parties as well as the farmers’ association that met in Thanjavur district on Tuesday, decided to stage a series of...

  • Student’s suicide bid over fee payment Student’s suicide bid over fee payment

    A 19-year-old girl student allegedly attempted suicide on Monday by consuming cow dung powder after being unable to pay her college fees.

  • Edu movement opposes draft NEP 2019 Edu movement opposes draft NEP 2019

    The Save Higher Education Movement in the district has strongly opposed the Centre’s move to implement the draft of the National Education Policy 2019.

  • Ganja peddler killed by gang in full public view Ganja peddler killed by gang in full public view

    A 22-year old youth was allegedly murdered by an armed gang in broad daylight near the Pudur bus stand in Madurai city on Tuesday.

  • HC comes to the rescue of inter-caste couple HC comes to the rescue of inter-caste couple

    Coming to the rescue of an inter-caste couple who were reportedly threatened by the bride’s parents, the Madras High Court has directed the Cuddalore police to call the girl’s parents and their...

  • Elephants chase estate workers, damage temple Elephants chase estate workers, damage temple

    Estate labourers at the Tamil Nadu Tea Plantation Corporation Limited (TANTEA) in The Nilgiris on Tuesday experienced harrowing moments as a wild elephant, believed to be part of a larger herd that...

  • IIT-M working on extracting methane from gas hydrates IIT-M working on extracting methane from gas hydrates

    Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, are developing new techniques for extracting methane from natural gas hydrates.