Coimbatore: News

30 Mar 2024


'The Silent Prayer' will premiere at the Red Lorry Festival

The Silent Prayer, a cinematic depiction of the 1984 Coimbatore riots, is scheduled for its first screening on Friday (April 5) at the inaugural Red Lorry Film Festival, organized by BookMyShow.

04 Mar 2024

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: 2 schools receive hoax bomb threats, probe underway

At least two schools in Tamil Nadu received bomb threats via email on Monday, sparking fear among students, staff, and parents.

14 Dec 2023

Tata Technologies

Tata inaugurates vehicle software innovation center in Coimbatore: Here's why

Tata Technologies, a product engineering and digital services company, has launched a vehicle software innovation center in Tamil Nadu.

26 Jun 2023

Kamal Haasan

TN: Kamal Haasan gifts car to 'sacked' woman bus driver

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Monday gifted a car to Sharmila, the first woman bus driver in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore, days after she was forced to resign over a controversy surrounding issuing a travel ticket to the ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam's (DMK) MP Kanimozhi Karunanidhi.

23 Mar 2023

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: Man throws acid on wife inside court premises

A 40-year-old man allegedly threw acid on his wife inside district court premises in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, on Thursday, reported The Hindu.

Crackdown on ISIS: Multiple raids linked to Mangaluru, Coimbatore blasts  

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday raided the residences and other properties of several people linked to the terrorist organization ISIS in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, and Kerala.

23 Nov 2022


Kerala 'common link' in Mangaluru and Coimbatore terror blasts

The last week's autorickshaw blast in Mangaluru and the Coimbatore car explosion on October 23 reportedly share a common link, India Today reported, quoting police sources.

NIA registers case in 'IS-linked' Coimbatore car blast, 6 held

India's primary counter-terrorist task force, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday registered a case in the Coimbatore car blast in Tamil Nadu which occurred on Sunday.

06 Jun 2022

Tamil Nadu

Ooty: Your guide to traveling to this beautiful hill station

Popularly known as the "Queen of Hill Stations," Ooty is a stunning resort town located in Tamil Nadu that is sure to give you some respite from the summer heat.

01 Apr 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 popular tourist destinations in Coimbatore

Located in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore is the perfect place to spend a fun and memorable vacation with your family.

05 Oct 2021

Tamil Nadu

Officer alleging rape did not undergo two-finger test: IAF chief

Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari today said that no "two-finger test" was conducted on a woman officer who had accused a male colleague of rape, thus countering her allegation.

30 Sep 2021

Tamil Nadu

IAF officer says was subjected to 'two-finger test' after rape

A 28-year-old woman Indian Air Force (IAF) officer, who accused her colleague of rape this month, has alleged that the force subjected her to an illegal "two-finger test" to confirm the sexual assault.

16 May 2021


COVID-19 relief: Generous Coimbatore cop donates a month's salary

As the second wave of COVID-19 wreaks havoc across the nation, many citizens are now coming forward to help those suffering.

24 Dec 2020


Malayalam filmmaker Naranipuzha Shanavas passes away

Malayalam director-screenwriter Naranipuzha Shanavas, who was recently admitted to the hospital after suffering a heart attack, passed away on Wednesday.

23 Dec 2020


Malayalam film director Naranipuzha Shanavas declared brain dead

Malayalam film director Naranipuzha Shanavas was on Wednesday declared brain dead at the KG Hospital in Coimbatore.

27 May 2020


Kannada TV actor Mebiena Micheal passes away at 22

Kannada television actor and reality show winner Mebiena Micheal passed away in a ghastly road accident on Tuesday evening. She was 22.

25 Apr 2020

Tamil Nadu

TN: Panic buying grips 5 cities ahead of complete lockdown

After the Tamil Nadu government ordered a total lockdown in five cities from Sunday, social distancing went for a toss as thousands rushed to markets to stock up on essentials.

24 Apr 2020

Tamil Nadu

Coronavirus: Complete lockdown in Chennai, Coimbatore, 3 other TN cities

The Tamil Nadu government on Friday placed five cities under complete lockdown in light of the coronavirus outbreak. The cities include Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem, and Tiruppur.

30 Jan 2020

Nirmala Sitharaman

Do you know who presented independent India's first Union Budget?

In a couple of days from now (February 1 to be exact), Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will present the budget.

01 Dec 2019

Times of India

Six men gang-rape Coimbatore teen, on her birthday

A 17-year-old girl was gang-raped by six men while she was out celebrating her birthday in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, on Tuesday.

12 Nov 2019

Road Accidents

Coimbatore: Woman hit by truck while avoiding AIADMK flagpole

A 30-year-old woman met with a road accident on Monday as an AIADMK flagpole allegedly fell on a highway in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.

11 Jun 2019


4 Kerala Express passengers die of extreme heat in Jhansi

In a tragic incident, four passengers died on the Kerala Express allegedly due to extreme heat. One other passenger has been hospitalized and is in critical condition.

11 Jun 2019

Tamil Nadu

Woman pushed out of moving SUV, allegedly by her in-laws

In a shocking incident, a woman from Tamil Nadu was thrown out of a moving car, allegedly by her in-laws. The incident, which was captured on CCTV footage, took place in Coimbatore last month.

18 Jan 2019


India's second defense innovation center to come up in Maharashtra

Nashik in Maharashtra will be the site of the country's second defense innovation hub after Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, Union Minister of State for Defense Subhash Bhamre said in a defense industry stakeholders meeting in the city yesterday.

08 Sep 2018

Tamil Nadu

TN: College student climbs atop train, touches live wire, dies

A college student died of electrocution today after he climbed atop a train in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu and touched the electric wire above it, police said.

06 Sep 2018

Tamil Nadu

Brain-dead teen's liver transported from Tirunelveli to Coimbatore in 4hrs

The liver of a brain-dead teenage boy was transplanted to a needy patient in Coimbatore on Thursday, after the police created a green corridor for a distance of 350 km from Tirunelveli, enabling the organ to be transported within four hours.

06 Sep 2018

South Indian Cinema

Veteran Tamil comedian, Vellai Subbaiah passes away at 78

Veteran Tamil film comedian, Vellai Subbaiah died after a brief illness at Mettupalayam near Coimbatore, family sources said on Thursday.

05 Aug 2018


Coimbatore: Four-members of farmer's family commit suicide due to financial-burden

Four members of a farmer's family allegedly committed suicide at their home in Coimbatore's Tirupur district due to their financial burden.

13 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu

TN: Disaster management drill goes wrong, student falls to death

In a shocking incident, a 19-year-old BBA student in Coimbatore died when she was pushed from the second floor during a disaster preparedness drill yesterday.

22 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu

Madras-HC angry at govt over solar fences in reserve forest

Madras HC reprimanded PWD and Forest department for allowing encroachers to put up solar-fences in the reserved forest and water-spread area in Tamil Nadu's Erode and Coimbatore districts and directed the forest department to take immediate steps to remove them.

02 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: Fake currency notes printing unit busted; one arrested

A counterfeit currency note printing unit was unearthed in Coimbatore and 6,000 fake notes with a face value of Rs. 1 crore were seized; one person was arrested in this connection.

22 May 2018


With unique wooden bicycle, Coimbatore man teaches health and business!

He wanted a new frame for his bicycle; he ended up making one... out of wood!

24 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Coimbatore police probing 'kill PM Modi' telephonic conversation audio

The Coimbatore Police on Tuesday said it was examining a recorded telephonic conversation in which a 1998 serial blast convict is purportedly heard telling a contractor that he is planning to kill Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

21 Mar 2018

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu: Petrol bomb hurled at BJP district chief's house

Miscreants hurled a petrol bomb at the residence of a BJP functionary in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu early on Wednesday but no one was injured, police said.

21 Mar 2018

Tamil Nadu

Petrol bombs hurled at BJP leader's house in Coimbatore

Unnamed miscreants attacked BJP leader CR Nandakumar's house in Coimbatore (TN) early this morning, who poured fuel on his car and then hurled projectiles.

07 Mar 2018

H Raja

Miscreants hurl petrol bombs at BJP office in Coimbatore

Miscreants hurled petrol bombs at the BJP office in Coimbatore early Wednesday morning around 4 am but no one was injured, police said.

23 Feb 2018


TiE Coimbatore to organize 'FundingCarnival' for start-ups on March 31

TiE Coimbatore is conducting a 'FundingCarnival' (Mudaleetu Thiruvizha) on March 31 with an idea of bringing start-ups and young ventures, among others, on a common platform with investors.

31 Jan 2018


No entry for unmarried couples in this Coimbatore park

Tired of couples frolicking in its botanical park, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University in Coimbatore now allows only families and married visitors.

27 Nov 2017


Coimbatore farmers take to WhatsApp to solve man-animal conflict

Man-animal conflict in India is a significant one where animal encroachments on agricultural land leave massive amounts of crop damage in its wake.