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Malayalam filmmaker Naranipuzha Shanavas passes away

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.

Malayalam film director Naranipuzha Shanavas declared brain dead

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.

MG ZS EV now available in 21 cities across India

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.

Delhi airport's Terminal 2 to resume operations from October 1

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.

Ather 450X deliveries to begin from November; city-wise timeline 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.

NIRF ranking: IIT Madras ranked best engineering institute again

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.

Music composer Wajid Khan (43) dies due to coronavirus

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.

Kannada TV actor Mebiena Micheal passes away at 22

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.

Tamil film director Arun Prasath dies in a road accident

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.

Uber begins operations in green and orange zones across India

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.

TN: Panic buying grips 5 cities ahead of complete lockdown

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.

Coronavirus: India's death toll touches 779; Rajasthan cases cross 2,000

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.

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

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.

All six metros of India deemed as coronavirus red zones

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.

Amid India lockdown, delivery boys allegedly harassed by police

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.

#CareerBytes: Exam calendar of top engineering entrance exams in 2020

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.

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

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.

Lynch the rapists, says Jaya Bachchan, over Telangana rape-murder case

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.

Six men gang-rape Coimbatore teen, on her birthday

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.

Coimbatore: Woman hit by truck while avoiding AIADMK flagpole

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.

Five doctors turned IAS officers you should know about

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.

4 Kerala Express passengers die of extreme heat in Jhansi

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.

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

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.

Income tax raid: Officials find cash, gold, diamonds in graveyard

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.

I-League: Big moment for Chennai City FC- Details here

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Veteran Tamil comedian, Vellai Subbaiah passes away at 78

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Bengaluru: 330 people escape disaster as planes narrowly avoid collision

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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!

Coimbatore police probing 'kill PM Modi' telephonic conversation audio

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.

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

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.

Petrol bombs hurled at BJP leader's house in Coimbatore

21 Mar 2018

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.

Miscreants hurl petrol bombs at BJP office in Coimbatore

07 Mar 2018

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.

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

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.