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60 Indian fishermen arrested by Sri Lankan navy

At least 60 fishermen from Tamil Nadu were arrested by Sri Lankan navy personnel while fishing near Katchatheevu today, an official from fishermen association said.

SC asks TN govt to submit safety plan for KKNP


The Supreme Court on Tuesday made it clear to the government that all safety measures for handling disaster must be put in place at the Kudankulam power plant before it is operationalised saying there

Tamil outfits target Lankan pilgrims for second day

Sri Lankan pilgrims were targeted for the second day on Tuesday with three buses carrying them to the Tiruchirapalli airport attacked by activists of Tamil outfits.

Sticks and stones were hurled by t

After Bengal, Tamil Naidu boy made to drink urine

Close on the heels of the Shantiniketan case, a 14-year-old boy of a private school here was allegedly forced to drink his own urine by three teachers after he sought permission to go to the toilet.

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

Coimbatore house owner claims she has tree bearing record breaking 5000 coconuts


A house owner in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, has claimed that a coconut tree located at the back has delivered a record breaking 5000 coconuts.

Esther, the house owner, has been growing coconuts for the

Woman sent bomb threat email: police


A woman had sent the e-mail about bomb threats at some places including the residence of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and the famous Meenakshi Temple, police today said.

Vasantha, an accountant at th

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

'Cyclone Thane uprooted 2 crore trees in Cuddalore district'


More than two crore trees were uprooted by cyclone Thane in the district and their disposal would take over six months due to various reasons including shortage of manpower, a senior Agriculture depar

Koodankulam: Anti-KNPP activists hold mock funeral

Activists protesting against the nuclear power plant staged a mock funeral of the controversial project 'cremating' its model here today.

Thousands of residents of this coastal village took part in

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