College professor quits job to sell frozen fish, earns Rs 1 lakh a month

Breaking barriers and stereotypes, this 27-year-old engineer from Karur scripts a success story of taking up fish cold storage business.

19 Mar 2020

Trees to make way for Karur-Puliyur road

The central agency has started widening of the Karur-Puliyur road that would connect the town to the National Highway (NH 81).

14 Mar 2020

No plans to join AIADMK: DMK leader

he would return to AIADMK on March 5 in the presence of Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami during his visit to the town.

05 Mar 2020

Karur cops throw baby shower for colleague

Have you ever seen a baby shower at a police station? On Saturday, a police constable received a wonderful surprise when her colleagues threw a baby shower for her inside the police station. 

03 Mar 2020

Medical help restored at Karur railway station

Close on the heels of a Express report last week on the closed medical assistance booth at Karur railway station, the facility has been reopened to passengers.

27 Feb 2020

No COVID-19 patient in govt hospital, clarifies Karur hospital dean

This rumour needs to end as it has created panic among people and patients in hospital. There is no such case here and people would be informed if any such patient is admitted,”  Vennila told Express.

27 Feb 2020

TNSTC takes ‘sweet’ route to revenue

To increase the passenger count, TNSTC Karur branch officials, led by branch manager Gunasekaran, came with this unique idea of welcoming passengers with sweets and flowers

26 Feb 2020

Beating odds: Meet the first and only woman banana auctioneer in Tamil Nadu

While cultivation and harvesting is important for a farmer, equally important is the sale/auction of the produce to a trader who fetches returns.

22 Feb 2020

Middlemen dictate lives of banana farmers in Tamil Nadu

Though Karur is the only region where the three major rivers - Amaravathi, Cauvery and Noyyal - flow through, majority of land is irrigated using Cauvery water.

22 Feb 2020

Medical care unavailable in the mornings at Karur railway station

Karur is one of the busiest stations in the Salem railway division, but it lacks a medical centre even as several amenities were inaugurated recently.

19 Feb 2020

Inside the mission to revive Tamizhi, the 2,500-year-old script 

A school in Karur is opening a doorway to ancient wisdom by teaching its students Tamizhi, one of the oldest scripts of the only surviving classical language in the country — Tamil. 

09 Feb 2020

In Karur, love stands taller than any barrier

With the support of the groom’s family, the duo married at a temple here. Hearing that her family had come to Karur, the couple rushed to the police station seeking protection.

08 Feb 2020

Passenger amenities put on hold for Southern Railway General Manager’s visit

Though there is no official word on the reasons for the inspection being postponed, sources said it was due to hectic activity surrounding the Union Budget.

21 Jan 2020

Karur gets ringside view of solar eclipse

As announced by scientists earlier, the annular solar eclipse was clearly visible in Karur district compared to other districts in the country.

27 Dec 2019

Gang booking tickets using fake IRCTC IDs busted, arrested by RPF in Karur

The team inspected browsing centres and investigated travel agents in Karur, Namakkal, Rasipuram, Thiruchengodu, Kumarapalayam, Elachipalayam and Dindugal, among other locations.

18 Dec 2019