S Guruvanmikanathan

Tamil Nadu: State Lorry Owners Federation announces hike in freight charges following rise in fuel prices

This comes days after the Tamil Nadu Lorry Owners Federation announced a hike of 30 per cent in freight charges.

05 Mar 2021

Punching obstacles and showing how it’s done

Recounting his beginning in Class VII, Thilak said, “My physical training teacher asked me to take part in kickboxing.

28 Feb 2021

DMK cadre pissed with consultant’s diktat?

Political consulting firm I-PAC asking the DMK cadre to collect ration card numbers has not gone down well with the party workers.

21 Feb 2021

TN girl elected for U-17 FIFA Women’s World Cup seeks help for better training

Writer-journalist, Eduardo Galeano, believes in soccer (football), skill is the art of turning limitations into virtues.

16 Oct 2020

Panchayat secretary suspended from service for taking bribe

Kumaripalayam panchayat secretary Kandhasamy was suspended from service on Monday for swindling Rs 5.89 lakh by issuing fake bills for illegal tap water connections.

22 Sep 2020

Egg price plummets by Rs 1.30 in last two days

Namakkal Zone Egg Producers Association President K Mohan said, "Since the beginning of the lockdown, the consumption of egg had decreased due to COVID-19 fear."

27 Apr 2020

Farm labourers in fear

Fearing that they would infected with the virus, the farm labourers in Kolli hill, 60 km away from Namakkal town, have refused to go to farmland for work on Saturday.

30 Mar 2020

Poultry farmers in soup as direct marketing fails to take off

Unfounded fears over chicken and eggs causing coronavirus infection have been wreaking havoc on the sector for a month now.

21 Mar 2020

Poultry farmers set to sell eggs directly in market

A day after poultry farming association demanded the NECC to fix the prices of egg, the poultry farmers association in the district decided to sell eggs directly to customers instead of traders.

09 Mar 2020

TN CM Edappadi K Palaniswami gives 14-year-old’s space dream a nudge

On Sunday, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami ensured that Abinaya would definitely go to NASA by providing a grant of `2 lakh assistance from the Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund. 

24 Feb 2020

Namakkal youth creates world record in Silambam

T Mohanraj completed 14 stocks per minute and 2,800 for three hours.

17 Feb 2020

IT employee turns farmer, takes up dairy farming for a living

Warned by family and mocked by his relatives, a 30-year-old B-Tech graduate K Bharathi, who was working with an IT company, quit his job to take up dairy farming of country cows and buffalos.

12 Feb 2020

Shell shocked: Protests over egg price rocks NECC

he plan hatched by the poultry farmers to stage a protest in front of the National Egg Coordination committee Zonal office at Namakkal came out ugly for the NECC.

10 Feb 2020

Here's how this 23-year-old decided to merge his travel plans with dreams of owning his own house

An architect, N G Arun Prabhu, is a living testimony to Jack Kerouac's On the Road meeting VS Naipaul's A House for Mr Biswas.

25 Dec 2019

Grandmother dies trying to save teen from abusive stepfather in Namakkal; predator lynched to death

The accused had allegedly tried a few times to sexually abuse the girl who had refused to live with her mother after the latter's second marriage.

15 Dec 2019

TN man kills woman who stopped him from abducting stepdaughters, locals stone him to death

On Friday night, Samuvel went to Dhanammal’s house with heavy weapons and acid bottles and threatened her to send the three girls with him. But the old woman refused.

14 Dec 2019

Transwoman Riya files papers on DMK ticket

She requested both state and central governments to provide more jobs to transgender community across the country.

13 Dec 2019

BJP in Tamil Nadu sceptical over party's scope in local body elections

According to party sources, the national party has sufficient vote base in areas that come under Coimbatore, Tirupur, Nagarkoil, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli corporations.

29 Nov 2019

United in the misery is the poor cousin in Namakkal

Maintaining libraries is a challenging task, especially when the officials concerned are bogged down by space and financial crunch.

17 Nov 2019

Tenders floated for first phase of smart meter project in Chennai

The smart meter system reduces errors in reading, data entry errors by removing need for manual reading.

09 Oct 2019

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