Covid cases rise in Chennai, Coimbatore

Though the overall number of new Covid-19 cases in Tamilnadu recorded a slight decline to 835 on Tuesday, infections in Chennai and Coimbatore went up marginally. Also, after staying low, the fatalities have also gone up in the State. Continue Reading

Five students killed in car-lorry collision in Tirupur

Five paramedical students on their way to the Nilgiris on a holiday travel were killed when their vehicle rammed into a cement-laden lorry from behind in Tirupur district early today, police said. Continue Reading

KSRTC bus crash survivors recollect moments before mishap

It was a ‘black Thursday’ for 48 passengers, majority of them Keralites, who travelled in a state-run bus that collided with a container lorry in Tirupur district of neighbouring Tamilnadu in the wee hours. Continue Reading

Tirupur tragedy: 21 killed in mishap

In a ghastly road accident, 21 persons were killed and around 20 injured when a container lorry carrying tiles collided with a Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus on the Tiruppur-Avinashi six lane national highway at Avinashi in Tiruppur district, early today. Continue Reading

Coimbatore rape & murder: Court convicts main accused

The Coimbatore district POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offences) Court today convicted Santhosh Kumar, the main accused in the rape and murder of a seven-year-old girl at Thudiyalur here in March this year. Continue Reading

17 killed near Coimbatore as wall collapses in rains

A portion of the 15-foot tall private compound wall, totally wet due to heavy rains lashing the area for the past few days, fell on the adjoining tiled-roof houses in Nadur village, over 50 kms from here, around 5 am, burying alive the inmates. Villagers said the wall built abutting the houses had been an issue. Continue Reading

As rains intensify, Tamilnadu govt jumps into action

Tamilnadu and Puducherry are set to receive heavy rains due to low pressure in Bay of Bengal, said the Regional Meterological Centre today, even as Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami held a high-level meeting at the Secretariat here to review precautionary measures and preparedness. Continue Reading