RJ-turned-teacher launches podcast to help government school students

Coming to the rescue of students bogged down by connectivity and smartphone availability issues is a radio jockey-turned-government school teacher in the district who has taken the podcast route.

31 Aug 2021

Flower prices soar ahead of Varalakshmi, Onam festivals as hundreds throng market in Karur

Although traders were happy with the price hike, garland makers and the public were disappointed as it left a huge hole in their pockets

19 Aug 2021

Karur: Govt hospital nurse suspended for stealing Covid vaccines

Karur District Health Department Deputy Director Santhosh Kumar said, “Based on the complaint, a team of officials went to Dhanalakshmi’s house in Vedasandur on Monday to investigate.

27 Jul 2021

Rebuilt from scratch, this Karur govt school is breaking records in admissions now

A government school in Karur, which was on the verge of shutting down a few years back, has undergone a drastic transformation.

15 Jul 2021

Karur residents urge govt to increase Covid vaccine doses

On Monday morning, people formed serpentine queues with tokens to get vaccinated.

08 Jun 2021

Minister Senthil Balaji volunteers to bear cost of funeral expenses of unclaimed bodies in Karur

Thousands of families across the country are struggling financially to give a dignified burial to their loved ones lost to Covid.

20 May 2021

A special birthday for two sincere police personnel in Karur

Poll duty, political rallies or pandemic, they never shied away from duty.

07 May 2021

Senthil Balaji's Karur win seals  strongman reputation

Karur constituency having had the highest number of candidates in the electoral fray and also recording the highest voter turnout on April could perhaps explain enough the significance attached to it.

04 May 2021

Mission impossible? Panjapatti lake waiting to get filled for years

Villagers’ wait to desilt and fill Panjapatti lake with surplus water from Cauvery is more than two decades old now.

15 Apr 2021

Will livelihood or identity define voting pattern in Aravakurichi? 

Although both the Dravidian majors have won this seat 5 times each, it has now become one of the strongholds of DMK owing to a vast number of minority votes.

26 Mar 2021

Express impact: Sanskrit taken out of Mahadanapuram railway station signboard in Tamil Nadu

Officials had replaced the Tamil letter ‘ka’ with the Sanskrit letter ‘ha’ in the station’s signboard. Later, Express carried an article about the name change and the dismay expressed by people.

25 Mar 2021

Sanskrit letter replaces Tamil in new railway station board

Residents of Karur dist threaten to boycott elections if the change isn’t revoked

24 Mar 2021

Tamil Nadu polls: Senior DMK leader M Chinnasamy to return to AIADMK today

He will be joining the party in the presence of Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, after being denied a DMK ticket to contest the upcoming Assembly elections. 

23 Mar 2021

Karur: Which transport minister will drive people to New Bus Stand?

As the intense rivalry between the two candidates is well known since the days they spent together in the AIADMK camp, a victory in the Karur constituency has become a ‘prestige issue’ for both.

23 Mar 2021

Villagers refuse entry to BJP contestant

A section of Muslims in Pallapatti village of Karur district deciding not to allow BJP candidate for Aravakurichi Assembly constituency entry into the village created a flutter.

23 Mar 2021

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