Author: Caroline Biscotti

Gourmet bazaar tickles city’s taste buds, delivers a fun-filled Saturday

Gourmet bazaar tickles city’s taste buds, delivers a fun-filled Saturday

Coimbatore: , , , , scrubs and pastries at the yearly Gourmet Bazaar conducted at Whispering Stones in Uppilipalayam here attracted hundreds of people on Saturday. Those who wanted to enjoy an afternoon filled with assorted scrumptious delights had Spanish churros, flavoured popcorn, quiche, pork burgers, dessert in jars in multiple flavours, pizzas, ice-cream sandwiches and the Burmese khow suey […]

Noyyal riverbed cleaned on spot after Aadi Amavasai

Coimbatore: A day when several hundreds of people performed special pujas and offered prayers in memory of their forefathers on the Noyyal riverbed at Perur Padithurai on the occasion of Aadi Amavasai, volunteers of Kovai Kulangal Pathukaapu Amaippu ensured that the river banks were not polluted with plastic and other waste.They collected around one tonne plastic waste from the river […]

History-sheeter stabbed to death

Coimbatore: , who was facing two murder cases and several robbery cases, was stabbed to death on Saturday at Somasundara Mill Road here. Police identified the victim as K Saravanan, a native of Kanuvai. “He had surrendered to Race Course police in 2004 after committing two murders. He later murdered his own brother and tried to make it look like […]

Set up resort zones, say environmental activists

Welcoming the Supreme Court order, environmental activists here called for setting up resort zones in the Nilgiris. The sealing drive should serve as a reminder to the mushrooming resorts in the upper of the Nilgiris as well, In a press release, NGO Nilgiris Documentation Centre (NDC) appealed to the district authorities to consider modifications to the master plan and panchayat […]

More than 50% RTI queries evoke no reply, say activists

More than 50% RTI queries evoke no reply, say activists

COIMBATORE: Gone are the times when public trusted that functioning of the state and central governments was transparent and they could obtain government documents and other related data through the Right to Information (RTI) Act, , which facilitates the fundamental rights of public to information. “Transparency is a must to promote people’s trust in public institutions,” said a report card […]

Cloudy skies and light rain forecast until tomorrow

Cloudy skies and light rain forecast until tomorrow

COIMBATORE: Denizens can look forward to cloudy skies and some light rainfall in the next two days, with the low pressure formation over the Bay of Bengal slowly beginning to move towards . However, hilly areas in and around might see heavy rainfall, The city can expect light drizzles and mild rainfall through the day on Sunday and Monday, said […]

Water level in Mettur dam reaches maximum for second time

Water level in Mettur dam reaches maximum for second time

COIMBATORE: The water level in dam reached its maximum of 120 feet on Saturday, the second time since July 23, following heavy discharge of water from Karnataka reservoirs. Official sources said heavy inflow of 1.34 lakh cusecs resulted in the reaching its full level of 120 feet around 2 pm. A has already been sounded in the cauvery delta districts, […]