Deepak Sathish

Annual flower show in Ooty's botanical garden is winning hearts

Highlights were floral replica of Indian Parliament created with 1.2 lakh coronation flowers and replica of a huge flower pot

18 May 2019

1.34 lakh candidates to write NEET in Tamil Nadu today

Exam will start at 2 pm across 188 centres in State; need to report an hour before the test.

05 May 2019

12th standard exams: It’s that time of the year when private college teachers in TN turn touts

Armed with pamphlets showcasing the salient features of the very many private institutions, these people are out to canvas prospective higher education aspirants.

06 Mar 2019

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami lays foundation stone for Athikadavu-Avinashi water supply scheme

The project would be implemented at an estimated cost of Rs 1,652 crores and time bound for competition of the project has been set to 34 months. 

28 Feb 2019

Two darts later, elephant Chinna Thambi on way to kraal

Chinna Thambi has been tranquillised. Chinna Thambi has been captured. Chinna Thambi will be kept in a kraal. And, he will not be trained into a kumki.

16 Feb 2019

Chinna Thambi's leisurely sojourn ends, he will be held captive at Varagaliyar elephant camp 

Chinna Thambi will be taught on basic instructions, which are scripted in Urdu.

15 Feb 2019

Forest officials burn midnight oil monitoring Chinna Thambi's movements at Krishnapuram

Ajay Desai, a consultant to the WWF and member of Asian elephants specialist group of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, has been roped in to study the tusker.

06 Feb 2019

To Sir, with love: Students rally behind maths teacher transferred after JACTTO-GEO strike

With the students urging the Education department to revoke the order, Suresh was left without an order.

05 Feb 2019

Tamil Nadu businessman’s philanthropy gives villagers wings to fly

It was dream come true for 73-year-old Somasundaram of Devarayan Palayam near Avinashi when he took his first flight on Saturday.

03 Feb 2019

IT professionals from Tirupur now raising Kangayam bulls for rekla races

Unlike jallikattu, which is conducted mainly during the Pongal season, rekla races are held every fortnight in the Tirupur-Coimbatore region, using around 800 bulls.

14 Jan 2019

Tamil Nadu techies find new passion in bull racing

K Rajesh travels from Bengaluru — where he works as senior tech lead with IT major HCL — to his hometown in Tirupur every fortnight. 

14 Jan 2019

Like-minded amateurs unite to master boxing, dodge inadequate funds

Most of the players do not hail from economically-sound families, points out J Daniel Williams (21), a final-year BA English student at CGAC.

02 Jan 2019

This ‘collectorate’ in Tamil Nadu's Tirupur helps crack PSC exam

In most places, PSC aspirants make a beeline for private coaching centres to crack the competitive exam. But in Tirupur, they head to the Old Collectorate. 

27 Nov 2018

Tamil Nadu: Father arrested for sexually assaulting four-year-old daughter

The father had initially claimed that it was a stranger who had sneaked into the house and abused his child in the terrace.

21 Nov 2018

Sub-collector orders to remove iron fencing around Eswaran temple in Alagumalai

In the face of stiff opposition from Dalits and left-wing parties, Tirupur sub-collector directed revenue
department to raze an iron fence around the Eswaran temple at Alagumalai in Pongalur.

03 Nov 2018