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Probe into peafowl death continues

The investigation into the death of 43 peafowl in Mangalakudi village near Madurai continued for the second day on Sunday. S. Arumugam, Range Officer, Madurai Wildlife Range, said officials visited the spot, interacted with local residents and understood the topography of the area before started questioning people. The spot where the incident took place was […]

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‘It’s a challenge to restore students’ trust’

The biggest challenge for the Karnataka State Open University will be to win back the trust of students, who are anxious after the University Grants Commission (UGC) de-recognised the university in 2015. Speaking to The Hindu , Vice-Chancellor D. Shivalingaiah said: “Once the recognition is back, it will be a morale booster for us and […]

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Ashramshala cook booked for rape, abetment of suicide

Ashramshala cook booked for rape A 35-year-old man has been booked on the charges of allegedly raping and abetting suicide of a 29-year-old married woman in Jawhar taluka of Palghar district, the police said on Sunday. The woman (29) had allegedly hanged herself in her house. Ajmal Pawar, who is posted as a cook at […]

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66 CCTV cameras installed in Namakkal

The Namakkal district police have installed as many as 66 closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras in 11 centres across the district to monitor the activities of anti-social elements and to ensure free movement of vehicles on main thoroughfares. The cameras were commissioned by P. Thangamani, Electricity Minister, at a function held in the town on […]

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Three of family arrested in connection with attack on Dalit men

The Tirupur North police have arrested three persons in connection with the brutal attack on Dalit men on Friday. According to the police, P. Maheshwaran (23) and his relative Marimuthu (33), of Pattatharasiamman Koil Street, in Mannarai area in Tirupur were working in a local hosiery industry. When both of them them were returning home […]

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cinema arts events

Coimbatore Cinema Baba Complex, Ph: 2472275 Archana AURO 3D TDX KADAIKUTTY SINGAM – (Tam) Dly 4 Darsana A/c GAJINIKANTH – (Tam) Dly 4 Source: Read Full Article

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Alphons visits Chellanam

Union Minister of State for Tourism K.J. Alphons on Sunday visited the coastal village of Chellanam, which has been in the grip of serious sea erosion with the onset of the monsoon season. Mr. Alphons visited the seriously affected areas of Maruvakkad, Bazaar and Velainkanni before holding a brief meeting with officials of the panchayat. […]

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Dream big and aim high: President

President of India Ram Nath Kovind called upon students to dream big, aim high and take risks. Participating in the seventh convocation of Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad (IITH), held here in the mandal headquarters town on Sunday presided over by IIT-H Board chairman B.V.R. Mohan Reddy, Mr. Ramnath Kovind said: “As fresh graduates, you […]

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Faithfuls throng Shrine Basilica festival

Pilgrims from various parts of the State on Sunday gathered at Our Lady of Snows Shrine Basilica here to witness the car procession at the 436th annual feast festival. Thousands of worshippers from all religions gathered on the Basilica premises to see the bedecked and illuminated car carrying ‘Our Lady of Snows’ statue.’ The car […]

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Juvenile kills aunt, tries to make it look like suicide

A 15-year-old teenager smothered his aunt to death and then cut her wrist to make it appear like a suicide at the victim’s house in Aminjikarai on Friday, said police. The boy was nabbed on Saturday with the help of CCTV footage. According to the police, Sankar Subbu, who runs a grocery shop, and Tamil […]