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Visually challenged man turns doctor, helps wife deliver baby

The woman developed labour pain while the couple was planning to go to Tiruchy GH

11 hours ago

A straight drive to criminaldom

What do Maha, Johny, Dinesh and Kuppan have in common? They all were auto drivers before taking to crime. The four along with ‘Vasur’ Raja use autos for their activities and fight among themselves for

12 hours ago

DMK working president M K Stalin (File | PTI)
DMK objects to Jaya's portraits in government offices

Stalin said he has not received the unedited footage of the visuals recorded during the February 18 floor test in the state Assembly which was won by Palaniswami.

19 hours ago

Swine flu (File photo/ ENS)
Swine flu, dengue positive cases in government hospital in Coimbatore

A total of 45 persons are admitted for normal fever and six persons with dengue fever are undergoing treatment in the hospital.

20 hours ago

TNCC sacks Ramanathapuram DCC president

"Good Luck Rajendran is being removed as the President of Ramanathapuram District Congress Committee for bringing disrepute to the party

23 hours ago

CM ‘Edappadi’ K Palaniswami greeting PM Narendra Modi in Coimbatore | Express
Chief Minister to meet Modi on Feb 27, seek NEET exemption

The aim is to get exemption for students from appearing for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for admission to medical and dental courses.

25 Feb 2017

Gang sprays chilli on cops, hacks murder suspect

An accused in the 1993 Asupathi Pannaiyar murder case was done to death by a 13-member gang in daylight when he was escorted by the police to the court.

25 Feb 2017

Chief Minister announces Rs 15 crore interim relief for 30,000 fishermen

The expenses for providing interim assistance and for setting up of fish markets would be borne by the State government, an official release added.

25 Feb 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Sadhguru at the Isha Foundation in Coimbatore on Friday, where he consecrated a 112-foot-tall statue of the Adiyogi (in the backdrop), to mark Maha Shivratri
Prime Minister pitches for women as engines of growth

The issue is no longer women development, but it is woman-led development, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Friday at Coimbatore.

25 Feb 2017

Former Rajya Sabha MP Tarun Vijay being presented the Tirukkural Tilagam award by Arignar Peravai president Prof Velusamy and its secretary Dr M Michael Faraday, in Chennai on Friday
Tarun Vijay to chant Thirukural on Manasarovar shores

This year at the Kailas Manasarovar Yatra, Tarun Vijay and his team of yatris will chant the ‘Thirukural’ on the shores of Lake Manasarovar, according to a press release by the BJP leader’s office. Ta

25 Feb 2017

Maha Yoga Yagna commenced

During the Isha ceremony, Maha Yoga Yagna — where a million people will take an oath to teach a simple form of yoga to at least 100 others before the next Mahashivaratri, thereby reaching at least 100

25 Feb 2017

Galaxy of leaders attends Mahashivaratri event

A galaxy of leaders attended the unveiling of the 112-ft bust of Adiyogi at the Isha Yoga Centre near here on Friday.

25 Feb 2017

Dhanush told to appear before court on Feb 28

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday directed actor Dhanush alias Dhanush K Raja to appear before it on February 28 on a petition filed by him seeking a direction to quash a private co

25 Feb 2017

OPS urges Centre to order probe into Jaya’s death

In a bid to embarrass the VK Sasikala faction of the AIADMK and the Edappadi Palaniswami government, dethroned Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Friday urged the Centre to order a judicial probe to un

25 Feb 2017

Chief Minister K Palaniswamy launching the green drive to plant 69 lakh saplings at the Multi-Super Speciality Hospital at Omandurar Estate on Friday | Express
Philanthropy, sapling planting drive mark Jayalalithaa’s birth anniversary

CM Palaniswamy launches green drive to plant 69 lakh saplings; D13.42 crore earmarked for project

25 Feb 2017

Stalin holds discussions with Sonia

On a day the AIADMK and its various splinter groups subsumed the entire political space in Chennai using deceased J. Jayalalithaa’s 69th birthday as the occasion, Tamil Nadu’s main opposition leader,

25 Feb 2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File | Reuters)
Nearly 500 people arrested in Tamil Nadu for staging demonstration against PM Narendra Modi

Some black balloons were released into the air by a section of the protesters as Modi was travelling to the venue.

24 Feb 2017

For representational purpose
History-sheeter dragged out of police vehicle, hacked to death in Tamil Nadu

As the policemen were rubbing their eyes due to the burning sensation, the gang pulled Singravelan out and hacked him.

24 Feb 2017

112 feet bust of 'Adiyogi' Lord Shiva at Isha Yoga Foundation. (Raja Chidambaram | EPS)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils 112 feet Shiva bust in Tamil Nadu, extols Yoga

Modi today called for efforts to protect nature and mould human activities to bring them in sync with ecological surroundings.

24 Feb 2017

Chennai doctors undergo special training in US to perform surgery on man's heart

In a first, city doctors performed a rare surgery using Sapien 3 Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement on a 74-year old man suffering from severe Aortic Stenosis.

24 Feb 2017

Deepa Jayakumar addresses a press conference on Friday. (EPS)
Deepa Jayakumar to contest bypoll for Jayalalithaa's seat RK Nagar, launches MGR Amma Deepa Peravai

It is not a political party, she insisted, and said it was a forum for the supporters of 'Amma' Jayalalithaa to come together and take forward her legacy through her good work.

24 Feb 2017