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Access to public facilities still an uphill task for disabled in Tamil Nadu

According to the Act, June 14, 2022 was the last day for the government to revamp the existing structures and make them disabled-friendly, she pointed out.

03 Dec 2022

Daughter’s letter makes Tiruchy man quit tobacco after 20 years

The transformative decision plunged the staff and students of the government high school at Samuthiram in Manapparai - where both the daughters' are enroled - into an emotional high.

26 Nov 2022

Bumpy roads of Pachamalai Hills a 'death trap' for its tribes?

Even TNSTC staff hesitate to ply buses on the roads. The area comprises of around 30 hamlets.

23 Nov 2022

Trees being felled in the blink of an eye in Tiruchy, activists express concern

Despite expert warnings for the reduction of carbon emissions, trees, particularly in cities, have limitlessly been chopped to the ground

22 Nov 2022

Four freed convicts of Rajiv case detained at Tiruchy camp

While calls for their release arise from various quarters, the four Sri Lankan nationals’ movement remains restricted until further orders.

14 Nov 2022

A year on since implementation, 'Illam Thedi Kalvi' comes knocking on private schoolchildren's doors

Fingers point to the activity-based learning, and the volunteers’ efforts to go beyond the syllabus to teach, as reasons for the feat.

07 Nov 2022

Tiruchy girls’ medical dream takes wings; duo attributes success to their government school

Hemalatha who secured a score of 263 in the NEET in her second attempt has secured admission in Tagore Dental College and Hospital in Chennai.

24 Oct 2022

M.Phil scholar fights penury to script his own success story and two novels

Stranger, thy name is strangeness”. This name of X Robinson’s second novel manifests the sentiment that befriended him when he landed in the astir city of Tiruchy in 2016.

23 Oct 2022

Two Tiruchy youths fall prey to online fraud, duped of Rs 9 lakh

Two youths from Tiruchy, aged 26 and 25, recently fell victim to online fraud, as they were allegedly duped of Rs 4.23 lakh and Rs 4.73 lakh respectively.

22 Oct 2022

Cry for curbing stray cattle menace loud but Tiruchy Corp says job not easy

Tamil Nadu topped the list of states with most road accidents in 2021, a National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report recently stated.

19 Oct 2022

Ahead of festive rush, Tiruchy cops arrange additional parking lots, surveillance cameras

As part of festival rush control, several temporary parking lots have been set up in abandoned and vacant parcels of land near areas prone to crowding like Singarathope and Chathiram bus stand.

18 Oct 2022

Availing of free bus travel scheme at risk of forced disembarkation, say disabled commuters

Several disabled commuters availing of the scheme say they risk forced disembarkation en route, and fingers point to the 'rude' and 'ignorant' conductors.

13 Oct 2022

Extracurricular activities boost enrolment at Tiruchy govt school in Tamil Nadu

“Various other initiatives we have taken for the students, like teaching them to play the keyboard, skating, and airing them on radio programmes, have helped more in enrolment," she added.

07 Oct 2022

Tamil Nadu: Tiruchy slips 141 points in Swachh Survekshan ranking, at 262 now

Securing 2,473.78 points against the maximum of 7,500, the city corporation was ranked fourth in the State in the 1 to 10 lakh population category.

04 Oct 2022

Carrying the dead to cremation ground no cakewalk for residents of this Tiruchy village

"We had no other way to carry the body, but we felt bad every time we step over the crops en route to the cremation ground," he added.

26 Sep 2022