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Tiruppur teen pedals for green cause

Born in Mayiladuthurai, Navin Kumar grew up at Arulpuram in Tiruppur after his parents Balu and Menaka moved into the city to work in a garment unit.

29 Apr 2023

Villagers in Tami Nadu's Tiruppur seek police security during jallikattu

R Senthil, a villager told TNIE,” For the past few years, villagers face many issues during jallikattu events. Especially, all women face a lot of issues due to the unruly behaviour of the bull tamers

25 Apr 2023

TANGEDCO disconnects illegal power connections to three police check posts in Tiruppur

Pooluvapatti, Pandian Nagar and PN Road checkposts-- had drawn power from EB lines without applications or approvals.

21 Apr 2023

Over 40 families in tribal hamlet affected by fever for a week, says resident in TN's Udumalaipet

With hundreds of people suffering from fever and cold in the last one week, residents of tribal hamlets in Udumalaipet have appealed to the forest department to organise medical camps.

12 Apr 2023

Caste bias complaints: Tamil Nadu government school headmistress transferred

According to state secretary of Dalit Liberation Movement (DLF) S Karuppiah, a few months ago, a Dalit boy studying in class six was humiliated by the headmistress and teachers in front of students.

05 Apr 2023

Tamil Nadu: 1,300 acres of temple lands recovered in two years

Hindu outfits charged HR & CE department officials with not taking proactive steps to reclaim properties from encroachers.

03 Apr 2023

30 years on, farmers who sold land for PAP branch canal await compensation

Several acres of land were acquired from a number of farmers, but compensation has allegedly not been paid to them yet.

23 Mar 2023

Bund of pond linked to Avinashi-Athikadavu Project damaged in Tiruppur

The project will divert surplus water from the Bhavani to 74 large irrigation tanks and 900-odd ponds through a large network of pipelines.

16 Mar 2023

123 drowned in Tiruppur water bodies last year

District Fire and Rescue services Officer (Tiruppur) Kangeya Bhoopathi said, “Open wells pose a big threat to people.

09 Mar 2023

CO5 shallot harvest up, price crashes to Rs16 per kg

The horticuture department conducts regular campaigns to educate farmers regarding the use of new crop and seed varieties.

17 Feb 2023

Tamil Nadu: Kangeyam roads turn death trap for motorists

Over 981 persons died in accidents over the last six years in Kangeyam, turning roads in the taluk as death trap. Encroachments of roads and rash driving are cited as reasons.

15 Feb 2023

Garment exporters stop EPFO contribution, audit ordered

The company did not receive any significant orders and my employer decided to reduce workforce.

10 Feb 2023

Twenty years on, farmers await compensation for land they gave up for dam

Twenty years after they gave up their fertile lands for the development of the region, 110 farmers are still awaiting compensation from the government.

07 Feb 2023

SCs in two Tiruppur villages bury bodies by road

Speaking to TNIE, P Subramanian (31) a resident of Veppampalayam, said, “More than 100 SC families live in Veppamapalayam, but we don’t have burial ground.

10 Jan 2023

As Pongal nears, sarees & dhotis trickle into Tiruppur

As per official sources, Tiruppur civil supplies department has given a list of 5.58 lakh beneficiaries for sarees and 5.74 for dhotis.

09 Jan 2023

Electric poles are of poor quality, say Tiruppur activists

A total of 402 damaged electric polls were replaced by  TANGEDCO in Tiruppur city since August. However, activists and the public claim there are many that need to be replaced.

30 Dec 2022

Tiruppur tribal hamlet all set to get a road

The current paths is 1-2 feet in width and runs through hill slopes and terrain. The roads will be 12- 15 feet wide.

22 Dec 2022

Wind farms turn nesting grounds for wild boars

Over a period of time, the land is filled with bushes and thorny plants which becomes breeding ground for wild boars.

22 Dec 2022

Migrant workers in a data bind in troubled Tiruppur

Though the city is teeming with workers from other states, effort by Tamil Nadu  authorities and NGOs to reach out to them is facing trouble as there is no ‘official’ data on their exact number.  

16 Dec 2022

Tiruppur’s new bus stand yet to get power supply

The facility has 74 shops, two restaurants, one food court, two ATM centres, cloak room, rooftop solar panels (50KW), RO drinking water, and foot over bridge with escalator.

13 Dec 2022

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