Coimbatore officials diffuse tensions over setting up of temporary mosque near temple

Hindu outfits, police said, claimed that construction of a mosque within 100 metres of a temple is a violation of 1986 government order.

published on : 25th November 2020

Coimbatore goldsmith’s daughter to glitter as a doctor

Daughter of a goldsmith, the 20-year-old scored 461 out of 720 marks in NEET 2020, her fourth attempt. 

published on : 19th November 2020

Green signal for Isha Yoga’s Mahashivaratri celebrations

The bench directed the Foundation to also provide necessary sound limiters to avoid excess noise from being emitted.

published on : 12th November 2020

As Covid-19 cases fall, Kovai witnesses drop in containment zones

The official said that the Corporation was still sealing off houses and their surroundings with galvanised steel sheets and when positive cases were reported

published on : 5th November 2020

Coimbatore admin mulls removing Covid care centres with minimum tenancy

It was in July that the district administration established several CCCs to cope with the rising number of Covid-19 cases.

published on : 3rd November 2020

Coimbatore: Minor boys held under POCSO Act for molesting schoolgirls

Two minor boys were detained under the POCSO Act for allegedly sexually assaulting two minor girls near Vadavalli in Coimbatore.

published on : 2nd November 2020

Procurement price much less than retail price, allege Coimbatore farmers 

The farmers in the district claimed that they are getting a raw deal as the procurement prices of their produce is much less than the retail price. 

published on : 31st October 2020

Dalit student denied admission in Tamil Nadu government school; NCSE sends notice

According to sources, the Thondamuthur school headmaster allegedly sought Rs 5,000 as a fee from parents of a Dalit student and denied admission to Class XI after the latter refused to pay.

published on : 30th October 2020

Disgraced TN preacher arrested for sexually harassing woman when she was in school

The preacher Samuel Jaisundar, 39, had recently been booked by the Chennai police for sexually harassing minor girls. After the issue came to light, the victim approached the Coimbatore city police.

published on : 29th October 2020

Covid-19 positivity rate falls to 6.2 per cent in Coimbatore

Death rate has come down to 1.28% as against last month’s rate of 2.1%; fever camps help in early diagnosis.

published on : 28th October 2020

Coimbatore corporation names 100 top property tax defaulters who owe whopping Rs 21 crore

Activists from the city have flayed the corporation for going soft on the defaulters, which include big institutions

published on : 27th October 2020

Posters alleging lack of sufficient infra in GH crop up in Mettupalayam

The posters stuck by the workers' association, affiliated to CITU, also sought the intervention of the State government to resolve the shortcomings in the hospital.

published on : 27th October 2020

Man confesses to murder of Coimbatore transwoman for refusing sexual advances, arrested

Recently, Sangeetha started a restaurant named 'Trans Kitchen' along with a few other transwomen. Police suspected a worker at the restaurant who had gone missing for the last four days.

published on : 23rd October 2020

Transgender association president found murdered at her house in Coimbatore

After closing her 32-seater restaurant at Venkadasamy Road on Sunday, Sangeetha's mobile phone was switched off. The restaurant remained shut for the last two days.

published on : 21st October 2020

Coimbatore: 14-day quarantine must for returning migrants

With relaxations in lockdown norms drawing the migrant workers back to Coimbatore, the Health Department has made a 14-day quarantine mandatory for the returnees.

published on : 21st October 2020
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