Deepak Sathish

CCMC to increase capacity of lakes

Speaking to TNIE, CCMC Commissioner Raja Gopal Sunkara said they are planning whatever is possible to increase the water body's capacity.

15 Feb 2022

Coimbatore Municipal Corporation may lose control of VOC Park Zoo

Sources said the decision over the relocation of the zoo or upgrading the amenities at the existing facility might be known only after the request is accepted by the State authority.

07 Feb 2022

Retired IAF sergeant turned teacher lays runways to glory

Looking back at his 26-year-old teaching career that started from the counselling sessions at IAF, Ganesh proudly says over 1,500 aspirants under his training have so far got into various services.

23 Jan 2022

Coronavirus spreading fast in rural Coimbatore

According to health officials, around 6,500 patients are placed under home quarantine in village and town panchayats and 8,000 patients are in isolation in city limits.

22 Jan 2022

Coimbatore Corporation to spin auto scrap into art

Residents and tourists would soon be slowing down to gaze at beautiful sculptures installed at prominent places in the city.

18 Dec 2021

Kovai youth sails past failures to realise Coast Guard dream

Recruited as an assistant commandant, equivalent to the assistant superintendent of police (ASP) post, Logaeshwaran will begin training in the Indian Naval Academy at Ezhimala in Kerala soon.

17 Dec 2021

Monitoring patients in quarantine is a Herculean task, say health officials in Coimbatore

Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan caught the attention of the health department when he recently violated the Covid-19 protocol by failing to undergo home quarantine after recovery.

15 Dec 2021

Coimbatore: Dengue death sparks fear

Health staff commenced source reduction, fogging, and chlorination. She advised residents against storing water in open containers.

08 Dec 2021

Mask up, Kovai! Covid cases on the rise

Officials opined that the easing of lockdown curbs, which resulted in crowds flocking to shops ahead of the festivals, might have caused the spread of infection.

29 Nov 2021

COVID vaccine hesitancy creeping in despite Coimbatore district's steady performance

Health officials attribute this to poor compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures as Coimbatore's tally of fresh cases dropped below the 100 mark on November 6.

29 Nov 2021

Micro-enterprises in angst over criteria to avail of subsidy

The government recently made it mandatory for micro industries to possess valid ISO 9001 or any other recognised and relevant quality certification for availing a 25% subsidy to buy new machinery.

23 Nov 2021

Swachh survey: Coimbatore slips six places to 46th rank

The score went down because of a few activities by the civic body. As far as Swachh Survekshan ranking 2022 is concerned, the parameters are different from that of 2021, sources added.

22 Nov 2021

Gritty Irular youth gets second shot at MBBS

A first-generation student’s dream to become a doctor has taken wings four years after he discontinued his MBBS course to fend for his family.

18 Nov 2021

Students receive free TNPSC coaching in Pollachi

A group of government school teachers in Pollachi is providing free coaching to TNPSC aspirants who cannot afford to join private institutes.

17 Nov 2021

Production of lightweight prosthetic limbs a revenue model for Coimbatore Medical College Hospital

The Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology started manufacture of lightweight prosthetic limbs in July 2020 and the first transtibial prosthetic limb was fitted to a woman on August 15 last year.

16 Nov 2021

Kovai traders in TK market left high and dry without water

Some traders alleged that the civic body had disconnected the water supply to prevent crowding in front of the temple where the tap is located.

15 Nov 2021

Say a prayer, save water for future

“By spending around Rs 20,000, we established the structure in the mosque. As a result, the groundwater table in the locality rose significantly.

14 Nov 2021

Narrow stormwater drain inundates Tiruchy road in Coimbatore

Even as Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation cut a portion of the road to drain the stagnant water, residents criticised the civic body for failing to come up with a permanent solution over the years

10 Nov 2021

Recharge wells panacea for Kovai subways?

Subways on Avinashi road and in Coimbatore north were flooded within minutes of downpour on Monday. Motorists had a tough time flooded roads threw traffic out of gear.

09 Nov 2021

1 2 3 >  Last ›