Thoothukudi

Tamil Nadu family welcomes baby girl after losing 22-year-old son

Reluctant to believe that his life had ended, Baskar and Muthulakshmi decided to give birth to another child in memory of Ranjith. Sai Ranjini is now eight months old.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Thoothukudi firing case: Victims’ families call CBI report a sham

Around 13 people were killed in the police firing during the anti-Sterlite protest in Thoothukudi on May 22, 2018.

published on : 20th May 2022

Police fired as mob used explosives, CBI tells court in anti-Sterlite case

The rioters were later chased away by use of controlled firing by police, the CBI said in its chargesheet filed before the Madurai Chief Judicial Magistrate on May 11.

published on : 20th May 2022

Disguised as man for 36 years, TN woman reveals truth, seeks help

Though Shanmugasundari is now married, Petchiammal is not ready to change her attire.

published on : 15th May 2022

No confidence motion passed against Thoothukudi district panchayat chairperson

Sathya contested on a AIADMK ticket in the rural local bodies election in 2020 and was elected to the post.

published on : 13th May 2022

Swimmer successfully attempts world record covering 46 km in 13.20 hours

GWR management committee member Ganesan said the achiever will be awarded at Bengaluru University on June 5.

published on : 12th May 2022

TANGEDCO devises sustainable plan for TTPS to mitigate coal consumption

"The state generates an average of 3,000 MW of electricity from the renewable sectors of solar and windmills which shoulders TANGEDCO in the day hours", the official said.  

published on : 8th May 2022

Untimely rain throws wet blanket over salt production in Thoothukudi

Salterns are combed and shovelled towards the bunds to harvest the salt crystals precipitated in the pans. However, erratic rain in the last couple of years has dampened salt production.

published on : 6th May 2022

Thoothukudi: Pregnant woman, mother die after roof collapses 

A 21-year-old pregnant woman and her mother were killed after the roof of their house in Anna Nagar collapsed on them while they were asleep around 3am on Tuesday. 

published on : 4th May 2022

Thoothukudi: Hotel manager pours boiling oil on cook’s face, booked

He verbally abused the cook and then poured a cup of boiling oil on Vellaiyan's face.

published on : 29th April 2022

Thoothukudi: DRI seizes six tonnes of red sanders

A senior official said, nine wooden boxes had red sanders, estimated to be six tonnes worth Rs 5 crore in the international market.

published on : 29th April 2022

 Don’t sell candies resembling cigarette to kids, traders told

The officials during preliminary investigations found that candies imitating cigarettes are manufactured in Madurai and Mumbai.

published on : 24th April 2022

Glass-bottom boat launched at Tharuvaikulam beach in Thoothukudi

Riders on the boat could get a glimpse of the pristine beauty of coral reefs, ornamental fishes, sea sponges, algae, sea cucumber, varieties of chunks, seagrasses, etc.

published on : 23rd April 2022

Thoothukudi: Judge orders accused to plant 10 trees to get advance bail

According to sources, Shanmuganathan, Isakimuthu, and Ponsingh of Thattarmadam, cut down a 20-year-old tree along the Thattarmadam main road.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Shoreline plan to set right Tamil Nadu's coastline?

Tamil Nadu has a number of East flowing rivers, whose sediment supply to the sea course had stopped in the past two decades

published on : 22nd April 2022
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