M Saravanan

Kovai Tasmac to buy back liquor bottles from April

Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (Tasmac) is preparing to implement buy back scheme of collecting empty liquor bottles in Coimbatore district from April 1.

18 Mar 2023

Land mafia hand in issuing NOC to 7.68 acres of Coimbatore farmland: Realtor

The applicant Ranganayaki and some of her associates persons from Karamadai had attached the required documents.

04 Mar 2023

Nod for land nixed in Coimbatore as promoter forged NoC

According to sources, an application was filed in the DTCP office in Coimbatore in November 2022 seeking approval for the to divide the land into residential plots.

28 Feb 2023

Makhna finally finds home after 200-km ride, 24 hours on truck

Forest secretary Supriya Sahu at 10.30 pm told TNIE: “Elephant was released successfully deep inside reserve forest between Manombally-Varakaliyar.

25 Feb 2023

Meet S Seethalakshmi -- teacher in letter and spirit

In just seven years, Seethalakshmi transformed a completely-neglected government school and it bagged the best school award in state in 2016-17

15 Jan 2023

Farmers say they can’t hire agri dept tractors due to lack of drivers

P Arusamy, a farmer from Thippampatti in Pollachi taluk, said, “Four tractors are available in Pollachi for hire by farmers.

11 Jan 2023

Coimbatore: Woman seeks house for foster ‘special’ grandson

Maniyammal has been supporting G Sheela (44) and her son Ramasamy (14), who is a special child, for the past 13 years.

03 Jan 2023

Proposed industrial park in Tamil Nadu mars matrimonial prospects of Annur’s young men

Routine life has been disrupted for the last four months as they are taking part in protests since hearing about the government’s announcement to acquire lands for the park. 

28 Dec 2022

TNPSC not to hold Group I, II & IIA exams next year

“More than three lakh aspirants have been preparing for the  exams. It is a huge shock to the aspirants as the commission will not be conducting exams for the whole year.

17 Dec 2022

SC community holds night-long stir for place to bury 102-year-old woman in Coimbatore

SC members are forced to carry dead bodies for 1.5 km and bury them in a small piece of land measuring less than 0.5 cent. The path to the site is also covered by thorny bushes

05 Dec 2022

School building ‘in good condition’ razed in Kovai

Loganayagi Sivakumar, the ward 6 union councilor from Annur, said: “The old school building is situated 500 metres from the present Panchayat elementary school.

03 Dec 2022

Guiding light at end of tunnel

Visually-impaired Coimbatore man helps redefine lives of disabled with a coaching centre for government exams

06 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu: Single plot issued to two beneficiaries under free land scheme, says Annur residents

G Sarojini, a beneficiary from Kalipalayam, started constructing a house in 2018 after getting a financial assistance of Rs 50,000 under the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board. 

04 Nov 2022

Kottaimedu vendors bear the brunt as business blighted by bomb blast in Tamil Nadu

M Vetrivel, who runs a grocery shop and pani puri stall near the temple for the last 30 years, said business has come down by half.

31 Oct 2022

Forced to work 16 hours without rest for Deepavali services: TNSTC drivers

Drivers of Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) complain they are forced to work for almost 16 hours without rest to operate special buses for Deepavali. 

24 Oct 2022