R Kirubakaran

Illegal felling of trees in Coimbatore shocks activists

Eight neem trees were reportedly felled in Kalapatti on Sunday and many trees were cut from Thiru Nagar near Goldwins in the city.

21 Jun 2022

Irulas' greenhouse dreams in Tamil Nadu's Pattiyarkovilpathi wilt as government funding dries up

Around 15 families from the tribe are living in temporary tin sheds by the road in Pattiyarkovilpathi, as construction of greenhouses promised to them by the State government is at a snail's pace.

18 Jun 2022

622 PwD workers get jobs in six months in Tamil Nadu through DELC centres

In the last six months, 3635 profiles were received, of which 622 PwDs have received job offers and 14 people are under employment training.

01 Jun 2022

Wellness programme organised for Coimbatore police personnel

According to official sources, counselling and assistance will be given to the police personnel who are identified as most stressful by their superiors in each police station.

30 May 2022

Coimbatore: Kurudampalayam panchayat uses plastic waste to lay roads

The source segregation was done in full swing by Planet Huggs Pvt Ltd which allotted 43 pushcarts to collect segregated waste from households in 15 wards.

29 May 2022

Govt cuts rent in Coimbatore tech Park to draw more firms

The park is situated on Marudhamalai road, which is 18 km from the city.

20 May 2022

Meet Coimbatore mothers whose love doesn’t age

Inmates of a shelter home in Coimbatore find their lost joy by cooking snacks for students of a nearby government school

15 May 2022

TN’s first CNG retrofitting station in Coimbatore

“People can modify their petrol vehicles to CNG here. Factory-fitted CNG kits are also available for  cars and autorickshaws.

13 May 2022

Coimbatore police highlight the traps of loan apps

The police said there are over 300 apps offering instant loans. After the loan is processed, they will start harassing the borrowers using their personal data.

08 May 2022

Coimbatore police to record experience to improve policing

Through various incidents such as protests take place, only a few are registered as cases and are taken to court, which usually becomes documents.

04 May 2022

Coimbatore police to rehabilitate first-time offenders

Sources said data about first time offenders in all police stations limits in Coimbatore city will be collected and segregated by needs

23 Apr 2022

Bharathiar University girl’s hostel security breach: FIR registered after 17 days 

The university registrar lodged one more complaint on April 10 complying with the video evidence and on Friday police registered a case.

17 Apr 2022

Bharathiar University hostel security lapse: Cops register FIR after two weeks

According to the students, the issue of strangers’ intrusion during night hours and their theft attempts was brought to the knowledge of the University administration a month ago.

17 Apr 2022

In this Coimbatore town panchayat, segregate waste and win a trip to Ooty

An independent councillor of the Annur town panchayat has introduced a novel initiative to encourage people of his ward to adopt waste segregation.

12 Apr 2022

Coimbatore man's initiative on making learning inclusive for deaf and mute children

According to Murali, even before the pandemic, these students struggled to understand the lessons as many of their teachers did not know sign language properly.

04 Apr 2022