Tamil Nadu: Bats 'miss their home' as storm uproots ancient banyan tree in Villupuram village

The bats, one foot tall, would attract researchers, journalists and holidaying families.

18 May 2022

Heavy rain in Villupuram uproots banyan tree housing hundreds of bats

Owing to heavy rains in Villupuram on Sunday, Kazhuperumpakkam village lost its oldest and tallest resident, a two-century-old banyan tree. 

18 May 2022

Class VI Irular boy pushed into fire by three caste Hindu schoolmates near Tamil Nadu's Tindivanam

As the three boys involved in the case are under 12, action will be taken based on legal opinion from government lawyers.

12 May 2022

Abortion centre raided, pregnant woman rescued in Cuddalore day after botched surgery

Sources said that the unidentified woman who was five months pregnant had taken an abortion pill and was rushed to Virudhachalam GH.

10 May 2022

This Puducherry govt school teacher is master of paper waste

Here’s a man who has found scope for art in waste papers that we discard, and garnered even Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s attention with his unique craft

08 May 2022

 Residents welcome ex-army man in Kallakurichi 

This celebration is courtesy of the ex-servicemen association. Formed in January this year, the guild aims to encourage youngsters to join the army.

04 May 2022

Opposition's allegations on regime change are baseless: Tamilisai Soundararajan

The Home Minister's visit should be viewed from the UT's development point of view, and those who are opposing it are against its development.

24 Apr 2022

Puducherry is on developmental path, says L-G Tamilsai

Taking note of the recent spike in Covid-19 cases in many States, Tamilisai stressed the public should continue maintaining the Covid-19 prevention measures.

24 Apr 2022

Goondas Act will be slapped on ganja peddlers and users: Puducherry IG VJ Chandran

Chandran also advised parents to keep an eye on their children and said that if a student is caught with ganja, they would be sent to juvenile homes and their future will be affected.  

20 Apr 2022

TN robo-scientist's ‘Lillipot’ to spark learning, curiosity among students

During Covid-19, people bought these robots for supplying food and medicine to people in quarantine.

17 Apr 2022

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin dubs previous AIADMK regime as 'Dark Age', slams Right wing

MK Stalin said the previous AIADMK government putting this project on hold for a decade symbolised 10 years of 'dark age' in Tamil Nadu.

06 Apr 2022

Tamil Nadu government to release leather and footwear policy soon

The unit set up on 167.41 acres of land by Lotus Footwear Enterprises Limited at a cost of Rs 500 crore is expected to offer employment to 6,000 people. 

06 Apr 2022

During rough weather, portion of 60-year-old Puducherry pier collapses

The pier's claim to fame is that it was featured in several movies including Hollywood Oscar-winning film 'Life of Pi.'

08 Mar 2022

Parents hold Manjal Neer for transwoman in Cuddalore

A year ago, Nisha - a transperson from Virudhachalam, returned home after her gender-affirmation surgery.

04 Mar 2022

Parents who shunned transwoman embrace her with Manjal Neer function

Around two to three years ago, Nisha—a transwomanfrom Virudhachalam—never would have imagined returning home.

04 Mar 2022