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‘Will continue to fight against memorials on Marina beach’

‘Will continue to fight against memorials on Marina beach’

Coimbatore: Social activist Traffic Ramaswamy on Friday said he would continue to fight for removal of memorials on the shores of Marina. Speaking to reporters in the city after petitioning district collector TN Hariharan to address potable water woes at Mettupalayam, the activist said he would fight the case in Supreme court vigorously.Ramasamy had a few months ago moved the […]

Victim’s body hangs in limbo as cops fight over jurisdiction

COIMBATORE: Thanks to the police teams from three stations, who locked horns over technicalities of procedures, body of a suicide victim kept hanging from a tree on the crematorium at Athappagoundenpudur on the outskirts of the city for more than six hours on Friday. Villagers, who found the body around 11am, had informed police and Irugur village administrative officer. After […]

34th National Book Fair begins

34th National Book Fair begins

Tirupur: The 34th National Book Fair, organised by the National Book Trust, began in the city on Friday. The event, jointly organised by the New Century Book House, is being held at the New Bus Stand. It is open from 9.30am to 9.30pm on all days till August 30. Several publishing houses are offering discounts ranging from 10% to 25%. […]

Man kills double murder accused friend in Coimbatore, flees

Man kills double murder accused friend in Coimbatore, flees

COIMBATORE: A 42-year-old man, an accused in two cases, was allegedly hacked to death by his friend near Somasundaram Mill road of Coimbatore on Saturday. The deceased was identified as K Saravanan alias Saravanakanth, a native of Kanuvai. Police said, Saravanan was accused in a murder case of 2008 and another murder case in Race Course police limits. Police said, […]

Poonamallee bus stand turned into pvt parking lot

Poonamallee bus stand turned into pvt parking lot

CHENNAI: The has virtually turned into a parking lot for visitors to a local court and a revenue office, besides employees of private firms in the neighbourhood. Metropolitan Transport Corporation () drivers say they are unable to park buses in the designated bays adjacent to the pedestrian platforms within the bus stand. complain that they are being forced to board […]

Chennai Central gets green stamp from industry

CHENNAI:Chennai Central is going green. The station is becoming more environment-friendly after being certified as a building that contributes to the protection of the environment. Chennai division of Southern Railway recently obtained certification from industry body the Indian Green Building Code (). IGBC had evaluated the station based on parameters like water recycling, generation of 7% electricity through solar panels […]

Trichy ranked 12th in liveable cities, best in TN

Trichy ranked 12th in liveable cities, best in TN

TRICHY: Ease of living index ranking the pleasant living of as many as 111 cities released by (MoHUA) on Monday saw Trichy ranked at 12th spot, while topping the among cities. The ranking was carried out based on 78 indicators grading the existing conditions of urban transport, waste water management, and solid waste management. The ranking was intended to grade […]