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TN man sets girl, family members ablaze for rejecting marriage

Angry at his marriage proposal being rejected, a 26-year-old man set an 18-year-old girl along with her mother and brother on fire, before setting himself ablaze near here, police said on Friday.


Dam issue hit TN border areas shows signs of normalcy

After four days of volatile situation sparked by repeated attempts by villagers to cross into Kerala on the Mullaperiyar dam issue, the border areas in this Tamil Nadu district showed some signs of no

Mullaperiyar row: Protesters from TN baton charged as they try to enter Kerala

Police on Tuesday baton charged hundreds of people at the state border town of Gudalur when they forcibly tried to enter Kerala, demanding adequate protection to the 116-year-old Mullaperiyar Dam, ove

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

Case against councillor for distributing distorted Indian map

A patriotic gesture by an AIADMK councillor in distributing a map of India landed him in trouble, as a case has been registered against him since a portion of Kashmir was missing from it.

The council

Sunil in Ranji team


The call saying he was included in the Tamil Nadu Ranji Trophy squad for the season came as no surprise for Sunil Sam, a native of Kollam.

The young pacer has been an ace bowler for Tamil Nadu in la

Over 7,000 people observe fast against Koodankulam nuclear project

Breaking the brief truce, more than 7,000 people today observed a token fast against the Koodankulam nuclear power plant (KNPP) and vowed to intensify the struggle if the government did not scrap it.

First squadron of LCA to be stationed in Sulur base: DRDO

The first squadron of Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas would be located at Sulur Airbase near Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, a senior DRDO official said.

Twenty LCAs would be stationed at Sulur in the fi

Teacher picks students to keep school going


If nine-year-old Padmanabhan and his younger sister Koteswari take off from school for a day, the four-decade old Jambakulam Panchayat Elementary School in Kammapalayam has no option but to declare a

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.

Rajendran, a real est

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