Articles about Coimbatore
05 Oct 2021
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
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.
02 Oct 2020
MG ZS EV now available in 21 cities across India
In a proud moment for MG Motor, the company has rolled out the 1,000th unit of its all-electric ZS EV in India, since it commenced the SUV's deliveries in February.
28 Sep 2020
Delhi airport's Terminal 2 to resume operations from October 1
After a six month shutdown, the Terminal 2 at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport is set to resume operations starting October 1, the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has announced.
08 Sep 2020
Ather 450X deliveries to begin from November; city-wise timeline announced
Ather Energy has announced the city-wise delivery timeline of its 450X flagship electric scooter. The release will begin in a phased manner starting with Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad and others in November, followed by Delhi-NCR and Mumbai in December.
11 Jun 2020
NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again
On Thursday, Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank unveiled the NIRF rankings for the year 2020.
01 Jun 2020
Music composer Wajid Khan (43) dies due to coronavirus
In a terrible piece of news, music composer Wajid Khan (43) of Sajid-Wajid fame has passed away. He was suffering from COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.
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.
15 May 2020
Tamil film director Arun Prasath dies in a road accident
In a tragic piece of news, Tamil filmmaker Arun Prasath passed away on Friday (May 15) in a road accident near Mettupalayam in Coimbatore, according to several news reports.
04 May 2020
Uber begins operations in green and orange zones across India
After keeping operations suspended for over a month, ride-hailing giant Uber has begun operations in select cities and districts across India.
25 Apr 2020
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.
25 Apr 2020
Coronavirus: India's death toll touches 779; Rajasthan cases cross 2,000
The total number of deaths due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 779, while the number of infections crossed 24,400.
24 Apr 2020
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.
16 Apr 2020
All six metros of India deemed as coronavirus red zones
On Wednesday, the Centre identified 170 hotspot districts and the list covered all the six metros and almost all major cities.
26 Mar 2020
Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police
Even though essential services such as food and groceries are exempted from the 21-day lockdown in India, e-commerce companies faced disruption of services.
06 Feb 2020
#CareerBytes: Exam calendar of top engineering entrance exams in 2020
Engineering is the most preferred professional course among youngsters in the country.
30 Jan 2020
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.
02 Dec 2019
Lynch the rapists, says Jaya Bachchan, over Telangana rape-murder case
Amid nationwide outcry over the gruesome gang-rape and murder of a young woman in Telangana, Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan on Monday argued that those accused of rape must be brought out in public and lynched.
01 Dec 2019
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
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.
10 Aug 2019
Five doctors turned IAS officers you should know about
In India, becoming a doctor is the dream of many youngsters and is also one of the most respected professions.
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
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.
08 Feb 2019
Income tax raid: Officials find cash, gold, diamonds in graveyard
On Friday, Income Tax officials who had been searching retail giants Saravana Stores and realty firms Lotus Group and GSquare premises in Chennai and Coimbatore for more than a week came across a massive find.
06 Feb 2019
I-League: Big moment for Chennai City FC- Details here
I-League club Chennai City FC made a big announcement on Wednesday, when they revealed that FC Basel have acquired 26% share in the Indian club to promote youth development.
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
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
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
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
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.
12 Jul 2018
Bengaluru: 330 people escape disaster as planes narrowly avoid collision
More than 300 passengers aboard two IndiGo planes had a narrow escape when the aircraft almost collided in mid-air over Bengaluru airspace Tuesday.
22 Jun 2018
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: 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
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: 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.