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Cauvery report to be submitted in three days

A report would be submitted to the centre within three days on the water scarcity and difficulties in raising ‘Samba’ paddy crop, R.K .Gupta, leader of the central team touring Cauvery delta districts

Boy says he shot dad on impulse


A day after he shot dead his ex-serviceman father who reprimanded him for poor performance in school, a 17-year-old boy reportedly claimed he had committed the crime on impulse and now realised his mi

Lottery winner dies mysteriously


The mysterious death of a youth from Nagapattinam, who had won Rs 1.10 crore in a lottery in Malaysia, has led his mother to believe that he might have been killed for the prize money.


Whale gets stranded in shallow waters off TN coast

A 20-ft long whale is battling for life after it got stranded in shallow waters near a islet about 15 kms off Kodiakarai coast.

Efforts are on by District Wildlife department personnel to rescue the

Lankan navy personnel attack TN fishermen in mid-sea

In yet another mid-sea attack, Sri Lankan Naval personnel allegedly attacked six fishermen from Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district.

The fishermen, who had put out to sea on March 20, claimed they wer

Man, daughter do Plus-2


Proving that age is no bar when it comes to studying, 39-year-old road worker Marimuthu of Vettangudi village near Sirkazhi is taking the Plus-2 examination that began Thursday with 17-year-old daught

Teacher held for misbehaving with class 7 girl

A 27-year-old teacher working in an aided higher secondary school in Sembanarkoil was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly misbehaving with a class 7 girl student.

Arun Prasad, 27, working as teacher i

Palm oil spill in sea as barge sinks near Nagapattinam port

Palm oil from a sinking barge, which collided with a rock, spilled into the sea affecting coastal area between Nagapattinam and Vailankanni on Wednesday, police said.

The barge "World Bridge, carryin

Lanka Navy ‘chases away’ 12 fishermen

At least 12 fishermen of Arukattuthurai were “chased away” and their nets were damaged by the Sri Lankan naval personnel in the mid sea off Kodiakarai on Tuesday night. The incident triggered tension among the fishermen in the coastal area in the district.

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