Erode

Dowry harassment: Tamil Nadu doctor arrested for demanding cash from his wife over a decade after marriage

The 36-year-old man's wife, who filed a case against her husband before the Madras High Court, is also a doctor.

published on : 31st December 2021

Erode: Man uses minor daughter to sell banned tobacco hidden in biscuit packets, held

The incident came to light when police intercepted Chandrasekar who was riding a two-wheeler with the girl on the pillion holding a bag load of biscuits.

published on : 25th December 2021

Turning the tide on sex education

Educator Sathish Kumar opens up about the importance of good sexual education and how the Population Foundation of India’s platform, Educately, can help educators with this

published on : 15th December 2021

Residents of Tamil Nadu's Burgur renew demand for alternative to ghat road

During such disruptions in traffic flow, residents said people have been struggling to access hospitals even during emergency circumstances.

published on : 25th November 2021

Erode: Deputy tahsildar, VAO caught red-handed taking bribes

The DVAC caught the deputy tahsildar of Nambiyur, Elathur Village Administrative Officer (VAO) and a broker red-handed while they were getting bribes. 

published on : 14th November 2021

Act of kindness helps change children’s fate in TN's Burgur panchayat

Nestled in the western hills of Burgur in Erode, Kongadai ST colony is seeing better times, thanks to timely help from 75-year-old Sadaiyan, who donated his two acres of land to build a school.

published on : 7th November 2021

Remove illegal rides at VOC Park in Erode, contractor told

VOC Park, the biggest park in the city spread across 8.59 acres, was renovated at the cost of Rs 6.42 crore to attract visitors and improve revenue under the Smart City project.

published on : 25th October 2021

Erode: Inter-caste couple united after police intervention

Separated by her caste Hindu family a year and a half ago after marriage, a woman was united with her husband from Scheduled Caste on Thursday.

published on : 16th October 2021

Tamil Nadu: Plea to set up night vigil to curb pollution in Erode 

According to activists, incidents of effluent release in water bodies took place at night thus violating the TNPCB's zero effluent discharge rule.

published on : 25th September 2021

Water pollution: Once life-giver, Noyyal river is now farmers’ curse

A tributary of the Cauvery, the river has become so toxic it is turning arable land barren and poisoning groundwater 

published on : 23rd September 2021

Erode: Get vaccinated against Covid, get two cents of land free

Tahsildar Muthukrishnan said the names will be selected by drawing chits and they would be given prizes, including two cents of land, one gram gold coin, silver lamps and clothes.

published on : 19th September 2021

Periyar still ‘first member’ of Erode Co-op Bank

The Erode Urban Co-operative Bank was started at Periyar’s house on Cutchery Street on June 11, 1911.

published on : 17th September 2021

Cyclone Amphan eco-physical study: Shoreline eroded in Odisha, West Bengal and Bangladesh

This was revealed by a technology-backed study on the impact of cyclones along the eastern coast carried out by a group of four independent researchers

published on : 1st September 2021

Erode: Residents evacuated after major breach in Lower Bhavani Project canal floods three villages

Three villages were inundated on Friday following a major breach in the Lower Bhavani Project canal near Kanna Velampalayam, five days after water was released from Bhavanisagar dam. 

published on : 21st August 2021

How Erode's MA Easwaran bargained for a dam that shaped his electorate’s destiny 

Construction of the 105-feet structure was completed on August 19, 1955 at a cost of Rs 10.34 crores. The mammoth reservoir helped irrigate around 2.07 lakh acres in Erode, Tiruppur and Karur.

published on : 19th August 2021
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