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Jail warder among three hacked to death by gang in Vellore

In a shocking incident, a gang murdered three men, including a Jail warder of Puzhal Jail, in the limits of Ariyur Police Station in Vellore district on Tuesday night.

09 Dec 2020

This silambattam master from Tamil Nadu teaches the martial art free of cost

What makes him different from other teachers of the martial art form, however, is the fact that he charges nothing for the knowledge he passes on to his students.

01 Nov 2020

Lorry driver dozes off at NH traffic signal

When the traffic signal turned red on Chennai-Bengaluru NH near Ambur at 11.45 am Sunday, a lorry driver turned off the vehicle engine, but he himself ‘drifted off’.

30 Sep 2020

Tiruvannamalai man, a tireless worker who dedicated his life to his family

Manikandan described his father as a man who had worked tirelessly from the age of 16 till his death at 70.

29 Jun 2020

Meet the water baby: This two-year-old sensation swims like Aquagirl

Poised on the edge of the farm well, Yazhini is nearly four feet above the surface of the water.

06 Jun 2020

Mandapam: A royal couple's forgotten tale of valour

A king and his queen lie buried here on the banks of Palar. Much water has flown through Palar since their times, eroding history and brushing aside memories.

10 Feb 2020

DMK members protest against Chennai-Salem eight-lane green corridor project

They raised slogans opposing the state government's move to destroy the Kavuthi and Vedhiyappan Mountains.

25 Jun 2018

Tamil Nadu farmers fear expressway might force them to migrate

Scarce employment opportunities, hike in crop prices and displacement of farm labourers to other districts in search of menial jobs are inexorable if the government goes ahead with the project.

25 Jun 2018

Chennai-Salem Expressway: We need our lands, not compensation, say Tiruvannamalai farmers

Tiruvannamalai will be the worst affected if the Chennai-Salem Greenfield Highway project is implemented.

23 Jun 2018