Aravind Raj

Idol makers anguished by govt decision on installing idols in public

With Vinayagar Chaturthi around the corner, idol makers have expressed disappointment after the State government imposed a ban on installing idols in public.

12 hours ago

Woman and two toddlers die in a fire in Karur

After a preliminary investigation, we came to the conclusion that an electric short circuit might have aused the fire said Superintendent of Police Pagalavan.

11 Aug 2020

K Moorthi: This headmaster travelled over 100 kms to hand over books to his students

Going door-to-door and delivering new books to 57 children studying in his school - now, how many headmasters will do that?

08 Aug 2020

Unbroken bond: A loving gift to brothers guarding borders

Tying the thread of love around a brother’s wrist is a small gesture wishing him good on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

04 Aug 2020

TNEB at it again: Tamil Nadu daily wage labourer charged Rs 3 lakh as electricity bill

They are residents of Bagavathi Nagar in Sellandipalayam of Karur, Their son lives in Bengaluru where he is employed in a private firm.

04 Jul 2020

Dressed to kill... the virus

“These clothes are a bit different from Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits.

03 Jul 2020

Trader becomes Karur's first COVID-19 victim, found to have been treated by a quack

Initially, Palanisamy (47) was treated by Shanmugam (65) who was running a private medical centre named Rajesh Hospital in Noyyal Cross road.

30 Jun 2020

In the era of computers, this government school teacher teaches calligraphy online

A government school teacher in Karur has been changing and improving people's handwriting amid the lockdown by teaching them cursive writing calligraphy through social media.

24 Jun 2020

Karur GMCH helps woman with rare placenta condition deliver baby

Poonam first approached a private hospital and later shifted to the GMCH for advanced treatment.

17 Jun 2020

One-year-old boy with rare ‘Kawasaki’ disease cured free of cost at Karur govt hospital

Kawasaki disease leads to an aneurysm (a bulge in the wall) of the coronary arteries, which supply blood to the heart, resulting in a heart attack

09 Jun 2020

Tamil Nadu: Three-month-old infant dies after being fed castor oil to treat constipation

In this situation, the couple’s relatives and neighbours had suggested them to give some castor oil to the baby as self-medication to cure it.

04 Jun 2020

‘Kohli cut’ helps keep this 80-year-old barber stay relevant

The lockdown has not downed his energy nor his passion in the field for over 60-long years now.

26 May 2020

Demand for pre-owned vehicles on the rise

With only limited buses available currently, people returning to work are facing difficulties in reaching their workplace.

23 May 2020

Textile units in Karur hit hard by nixed orders

With Europe and the US   most affected by COVID-19, experts and industrialists have calculated a loss of over Rs 1,000 crore.

06 May 2020

Cops intervene as landlady throws daily wager, family out for non-payment of rent

The incident took place despite the government issuing strict orders to the landlords and house owners not to demand rent from their tenants for the next few months owing to COVID-19 pandemic.

04 May 2020