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Declare Fernandez’s birth anniversary as Tamil Nadu event, demand Thoothukudi residents

Cruz Fernandez, who was born in 1869, served as the Chairman for the Thoothukudi Municipality for five terms during 1909, 1910, 1912, 1919 and 1925.

15 Nov 2019

Ambient air quality in Thoothukudi improved, best in last three years, reveals data

Comparative data on air quality available for the years 2017, 2018 and 2019, had revealed that the air quality of Thoothukudi had improved dramatically.

04 Nov 2019

Filmy-style face-off between cop and rowdy in Tamil Nadu goes viral

Challenged, cop tells rowdy that he will meet the goon just as a Parakkutam villager and not as a cop.

11 Oct 2019

Dussehra festivities begin at Kulasekarapattinam's three-century-old Mutharaman temple

After the ceremonial flag is hoisted at the three-century-old Mutharaman Temple, the devotees wear kappu (colourful bangles) as a mark of veneration towards the deity and undertake the padayatra.

02 Oct 2019

Special court to deal with POCSO cases in Thoothukudi

Dists with over 100 pending cases should have one: CJI on July 25

31 Aug 2019

Former Maldives VP arrives illegally in TN ‘seeking asylum’

The 37-year-old was the youngest politician in the world to become the vice president of a nation.

03 Aug 2019

Sterlite Protest: After days of unrest, Thoothukudi limps back to normal life

Adequate facilities have been made to cater to regular flow of vegetables and other kitchen ingredients to the markets, while supply of milk and water has been constant.

26 May 2018

Thoothukudi firing: District administration blamed for not taking action on the Sterlite plant

The public are pointing fingers at the district administration for neither spreading awareness on the functioning of the copper smelter nor holding peace talks with the agitators.

24 May 2018

Thoothukudi Sterlite protest: At least 11 dead after police opened fire against protesters 

Unofficial estimates put the figure at 50,000 against 2,500 police personnel who had been deployed at various junctions in the city to thwart the protesters' plan to besiege the district collectorate.

23 May 2018