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TN urban local body polls: Rising heat of political campaigns pushes up towel sales in Tiruchy

Periyakadai Veethi near Rockfort is well known for selling a sundry of eye-catching items, from textile to trinkets.

14 Feb 2022

More food delivery personnel turning up for work during Sunday lockdown eases load

Delivery personnel says there are no sharp rise in individual deliveries during the lockdown on Sunday.

10 Jan 2022

Farmers of Tamil Nadu's Tiruchy worried as no sugarcane procurement yet for Pongal hamper

He also pointed to how last year the procurement price was Rs 22 per sugarcane and cooperative officials procuring nearly 25,000 pieces.

03 Jan 2022

‘Walls of slum board houses damaged by mere scratching, seems to have very little or no cement at all'

The project for construction of 192 tenements at Kalmandhai near Gandhi Market commenced in 2017 but is yet to be completed.

13 Dec 2021

No violation, yet fine being levied?

They have cited inaccuracy on part of the traffic policemen in noting down registration number of the vehicles committing violations as the reason.

26 Oct 2021

Class strength up, but space a problem: A bittersweet predicament for government schools in Tiruchy

Speaking to TNIE, Aasha Devi, HM of Piratiyur school, said, "If we were to hold classes with only 20 students, we can only accommodate 240 students.

22 Oct 2021

First-year students left to cram as Bharathidasan University practical exams in three weeks

Much ahead of the GO on the commencement of classes for first-year students from October 4, BDU on September 27 announced practical examination for them to be between October 20 and November 10.

01 Oct 2021

Sans teaching faculty, colleges reduce, even skip classes

It's hardly been almost three weeks since colleges reopened but several subjects are being skipped, class hours reduced and online classes cut.

22 Sep 2021

For poor students, even WhatsApp is out of bounds

During the pandemic, achieving even a bare minimum transfer of knowledge has become a challenge for poor students, said teachers.

18 Jul 2021

One can start afresh at any age, proves 65-yr-old

Kothamangalam government elementary school headmistress Chitra Rani, from whom Dhanabakiyam took regular classes, said, “Unlike many others, Dhanabakiyam was very keen.

12 Jul 2021

Due to lockdown, TN farmers struggle to get fertiliser, equipment

In the recently-issued government order, these shops were classified as non-essential although in previous spells they were allowed to operate alongside restaurants and medical shops.

08 May 2021

This TN barber accepts payment in cash or kind for haircut

The practice of taking grain or accepting an yearly payment, irrespective of the number of times a service is utilised, was around when barter system was in vogue.

01 May 2021

 Tamil Nadu Elections: On 8-hour duty to guard people’s mandate

The agents, who work on an eight-hour-shift, are allotted a room in each counting centre.

13 Apr 2021

Tamil Nadu elections: Work from home gives them will, time to go vote

The pandemic, which put employees in their homes, has become an ‘enabler’ this time

07 Apr 2021

Tamil Nadu elections 2021: A government doctor who entered poll fray to fight NEET

Dr Dhakshanamoorthy (40) quit his job two months ago and chose to contest the election from Aranthangi as an Independent candidate under the ‘bucket’ symbol.

05 Apr 2021

Tamil Nadu polls: VCK’s ‘pot’ symbol goes to Independent candidate in Kunnam, DMK irked

Besides being allotted the ‘pot’ symbol for this election, VCK chief Thol Thirumavalavan won the 2019 Parliamentary election from Chidambaram constituency on the same symbol.

30 Mar 2021

Girl gets severed finger back, thanks to Thuvarankurichi government hospital

A 12-year-old girl who accidentally severed her finger along with the bone, got it reattached on time, thanks to Thuvarankurichi government hospital and the orthopedic doctor there.

08 Feb 2021

Visually impaired students struggling sans scribes to take remote exams

With e-learning and online exams becoming the new normal, visually challenged students are having difficulties in write exams from homes and uploading images of the answer papers.

23 Dec 2020

Tamil Nadu's Perambalur district records zero COVID cases, thanks to three women administrators

While R Geetha Rani is deputy director of health services, Nisha Parthiban is superintendent of police and district collector was V Santha till November 2 when she was replaced by P Sri Venkata Priya.

18 Nov 2020

A sweet success story scripted over 100 years

The boondhi in Yanai Mark Nei Mittai Kadai on Big Bazar street are also known as periya boondhi as they are not your regular ones.

11 Oct 2020

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