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Mother seeks daughter’s mercy killing

Failing to get her cerebral palsy-affected daughter admitted in a special home, a woman has sought euthanasia for the 14-year-old girl. The woman submitted the petition during the grievances redress m

Chennai gangster arrested in Erode

A notorious Chennai-based gangster who has around 70 criminal cases registered against him including murder and dacoity, was nabbed by the police at Erode Tuesday evening, police said.

Balamurugam (B

4,294 gallstones removed from bladder of 63-year old man

A surgeon at a private hospital here has claimed to have bettered a Guinness Record by removing a whopping 4,294 gallstones totally weighing 300 grams from the bladder of a 63-year old man.

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Child abuse: Christian priest wanted by Interpol arrested

A Christian priest wanted by Interpol for his alleged involvement in a child abuse case registered in the US has been arrested near here, police said on Saturday.

Rev Jeyapaul alias Joseph Palanivel

Seven drown in Cauvery, search on for two missing

A search operation is on for two persons who went missing after being swept away by water released from a barrage into Cauvery River in the district, even as officials retrieved one more body, taking

SMEs to protest over power cuts, delay in Koodankulam project


Facing delays in the commissioning of Koodankulam Nuclear Power plant (KNPP) due to opposition by locals over safety issues and consequent non-supply of power, small and medium industries in the distr

Students confess killing of Joint secretary of college

Six college students have confessed the police of murdering a 47-year-old Joint Secretary of a private College in Coimbatore, who is also a turmeric merchant, on Saturday.

The body of Elangovan, wit

Man gets 7 years RI for abetting lover's suicide

A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to seven years rigorous imprisonment by a court here for driving his lover to commit suicide by backtracking on his commitment to marry her.

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Girl consumes poison mistaking it to be cough syrup

In a tragic incident, a six-year-old girl died here after consuming poison mistaking it to be cough syrup, police said today.

The girl was playing with her elder brother yesterday when she had a bou

Rahul begins campaign in TN

Taking a cue from his mother and party president Sonia Gandhi, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday stressed the need for continuance of the existing partnership between New Delhi and Tamil Nadu, which had helped the state’s economic progress.

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