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Everything you need to know about Coimbatore: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Everything you need to know about Coimbatore: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more

Stage set for Autocross gala

April 28, 2012 at 6:34 PM

Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) A total of 98 entrants will blast off Sunday in the first round of the AOM-Indian National Autocross Championship at the Palace grounds here in what promises to be high octane action.

CBI files graft case against BEML chairman, consultant

April 19, 2012 at 6:29 PM

Bangalore/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The CBI Thursday registered a graft case against state-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. (BEML) chairman and managing director V.R.S. Natarajan and searched his office and house in Bangalore for documents pertaining to hiring a consulting firm, whose director was also booked.

Tatra scam: CBI registers case against BEML chief

April 19, 2012 at 5:09 PM

New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The CBI Thursday registered a case against V.R.S. Natarajan, chief of the the state-owned Bharat Earth Movers Ltd, and Tamil Nadu-based consultancy firm Astral Consultants' director C.S. Srivatsan, in connection with alleged irregularities in the import of heavy-duty Tatra trucks for the Indian Army, an official said here.


CBI searches BEML chairman's residence, office

April 19, 2012 at 4:41 PM

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has searched V.R.S. Natarajan, chairman and managing director of the state-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd.

China's Wujiang city invites Indian investment

April 11, 2012 at 12:09 PM

Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Termed Venice of the East for its intra-city waterways, China's Wujiang city is inviting Indian investment in information technology (IT), bio-technology, new materials, solar power and food processing, said an official of Wujiang Investment Promotion Bureau (WIPB).

Prakash Karat re-elected CPI (M) General Secretary for third term

April 9, 2012 at 9:37 PM

Kozhikode (Kerala), Apr 9 (ANI): Prakash Karat was today re-elected as General Secretary of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for the third consecutive term.

India to develop fastest 'Brahmos-2' missile in next five years

January 10, 2012 at 2:11 PM

Coimbatore, Jan 10 (ANI): Leading nuclear missile scientist, A Sivanthu Pillai has said that the 'Brahmos-2' hypersonic missile which has a speed of mach 7, would be ready to fly in the next five years.

Narain Karthikeyan hails country's progress in automobile industry

January 3, 2012 at 11:57 AM

Coimbatore, Jan 3 (ANI): India's Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan has said that it was pleasing to know that the country has become an automobile hub in Asia and would soon scale to the third position by selling over sixty lakh vehicles a year by 2020.

Power generation in Kudankulam nuke plant will take time, say officials

December 17, 2011 at 11:46 AM

Coimbatore, Dec 17 (ANI): Reacting to a recent statement made by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials from the controversial Kudankulam nuclear plant in Tamil Nadu has said that power generation from the project was expected to take 'some time.'

Santosh Hegde insists on inclusion of PM in Lokpal Bill

December 3, 2011 at 1:25 PM

Coimbatore, Dec 3 (ANI): Reacting to the draft report of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on the Lokpal Bill, former Karnataka Lokayukta K Santosh Hegde has said that the office of the Prime Minister should be included in the ambit of the Bill.

Amazed by popularity of Grand Prix in India: Narain Karthikeyan

November 4, 2011 at 11:33 AM

Coimbatore, Nov 4 (ANI): Elated by the astonishing popularity of Formula One in India, the country's first F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan has said that he was amazed by the massive response the sport received recently conducted circuit race.

Coimbatore school kids celebrate Halloween

November 1, 2011 at 2:12 PM

Coimbatore, Nov 1 (ANI): Children of a private school here dressed up in funny and ghostly attire celebrate Halloween on Monday.

Coimbatore-based fake orphan scam busted

October 29, 2011 at 5:32 PM

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Oct 29(ANI): A Coimbatore-based missionary has been accused of falsely projecting young Buddhist girls from Nepal as "orphans" of murdered Christians to raise funds globally from British and American churches.

Coimbatore school students create largest candy mosaic for world record

October 23, 2011 at 8:50 PM

Coimbatore, Oct 23(ANI): School students in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, on Saturday attempted a world record by making a candy mosaic with a message to create awareness about global warming.

Former President Kalam to visit nuclear plants in coastal areas

October 15, 2011 at 8:51 PM

Coimbatore, Oct 15 (ANI): Former President and eminent scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Saturday said that he would visit nuclear plants across the country to check existing safety mechanisms, in a bid to allay the fears of activists and locals following Japan's Fukushima disaster.

Vaiko accuses Colombo of colonising Tamil minorities

October 5, 2011 at 11:47 AM

Coimbatore, Oct 5 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) Chief V. Gopalswamy, also known as Vaiko has slammed the Sri Lankan government for oppressing and colonising its Tamil minority community.

CRPF sets up four special training institutions to counter Maoists

September 23, 2011 at 1:12 PM

Coimbatore, Sep 23 (ANI): The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has set up four special training centres across the country to counter Maoists insurgency.

US consulate organises travelling exhibition in Coimbatore

September 22, 2011 at 3:52 PM

Coimbatore, Sep 22 (ANI): In an endeavour to educate the students about the India-America relations, the American Consulate General hosted a travelling exhibition in Coimbatore.

Govt. initiates women's empowerment programme in Coimbatore

September 19, 2011 at 2:33 PM

Coimbatore, Sep 19 (ANI): The Ministry of Textiles has initiated a unique programme to provide women with an opportunity to become self-sufficient.

Lankan lawmaker seeks Indian help for Tamil rehabilitation

September 6, 2011 at 7:45 PM

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Sep.6 (ANI): A lawmaker of Sri Lanka's Tamil National Council, Seenithambi Yogeswaran, has complained about the lack of rehabilitation of Tamils in his country, despite adequate monetary assistance given by the Indian government.

Coimbatore devotees decorate temple with vegetables ahead of Independence Day

August 13, 2011 at 5:05 PM

Coimbatore, Aug.13 (ANI): To commemorate the 64th Indian Independence Day, residents of Coimbatore have decorated a temple with 30 varieties of vegetables and prayed for peace and harmony in the country.

Karunanidhi would continue to lead the party: DMK

July 24, 2011 at 8:23 PM

Coimbatore, July 24 (ANI): The Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) top brass, which met here for the second day today to decide the party's future strategy, announced that M. Karunanidhi would continue to lead the party and made no change to its alliance with the Congress.

Coimbatore police arrest four for beating man to death

July 13, 2011 at 5:56 PM

Coimbatore, July 13 (ANI): Coimbatore police has taken four people into its custody for beating a man to death on a busy road on Sunday.

Karat calls for enhanced unity among Left factions, denies merger reports

June 18, 2011 at 1:48 PM

Coimbatore, June 18 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) General Secretary Prakash Karat has said that his party would work for closer co-ordination with Communist Party of India to strengthen the unity of the Left parties in the prevailing political circumstances.

Elite World Records' launched in Tamil Nadu

May 1, 2011 at 5:26 PM

Coimbatore, May 1 (ANI): 'Elite World Records', a body certifying unusual records along the lines of the Guinness Book of World Records and the Limca Book of Records, has been launched in Tamil Nadu.

Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran lauds Karunanidhi during poll campaign

April 9, 2011 at 1:22 PM

Coimbatore, Apr 9 (ANI): Indian Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran claimed during the poll campaign here that Chief Minister of the state M Karunanidhi has worked for the people of Tamil Nadu during his rule.

Appliance industry booms ahead of Tamil Nadu polls

April 1, 2011 at 1:01 PM

Coimbatore, Apr 1 (ANI): Ahead of April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly elections, the appliance industry in Coimbatore booms after politicians promised to gift them to voters.

TN polls: Sushma slams Karunanidhi for giving away freebies to woo voters

April 1, 2011 at 12:26 PM

Coimbatore, Apr 1 (ANI): The leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, has slammed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi for giving away freebies to woo voters.

Dayanidhi Maran confident of DMK coming back to power

March 29, 2011 at 12:46 PM

Chennai, Mar 29 (ANI): Campaigning ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly polls, Union Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran has said he was confident that his party would win again as the State Government had fulfilled all the promises made to the common man.

Flag manufacturing industry booms ahead of Assembly polls in Tamil Nadu

March 10, 2011 at 7:20 PM

Coimbatore, Mar 10 (ANI): With just one month left for the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, flag manufacturers in Coimbatore are seeing sales soar.

Indian economy expected to reach USD six trillion by 2020

March 7, 2011 at 3:46 PM

Coimbatore, Mar 7 (ANI): Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Dr. K Kasturirangan has said that the Indian economy is expected to reach USD six trillion by 2020 if India sustains a nine per cent GDP growth.

Hindu regional party protests against Valentine's Day in Tamil Nadu

February 13, 2011 at 8:14 PM

Coimbatore, Feb 13(ANI): Activists of Hindu Makkal Katchi, a regional party in Tamil Nadu, protested against the celebration of the Valentine's Day on Sunday, and warned locals to refrain from all celebrations in Coimbatore.

Development work, police action can address Maoist issue in India: IG, CRPF

February 10, 2011 at 12:48 PM

Coimbatore, Feb 10 (ANI): N. R. K. Reddy, Inspector General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has said the Maoist issue could be rightly addressed with a mixture of development initiatives and police action.

ISRO job is not allocation of spectrum, clarifies Madhavan Nair

February 9, 2011 at 12:43 PM

Coimbatore, Feb 9 (ANI): Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman, G. Madhavan Nair has said that allocation of S-Band spectrum is not the job of the organisation.

Coimbatore is gearing up for the World Cup

February 8, 2011 at 3:13 PM

Coimbatore, Feb 8 (ANI): Cricket fans in Coimbatore are looking forward to the World Cup matches to be played in the city.

Indian astrologer arrested after threatening clients for sex

January 31, 2011 at 11:28 AM

Kuala Lumpur, Jan 31 (ANI): An Indian astrologer has been arrested after a woman accused him of forcing her into having sex when she approached him for help.

Protest in Coimbatore over arrest of Tamil lawyer in Sri Lanka

January 23, 2011 at 1:02 PM

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Jan.23 (ANI): Tamil activists here have condemned the arrest of a woman Tamil lawyer and her assistant in Sri Lanka for non-possession of proper documents.

Inter-state rice smuggling racket busted in Coimbatore

January 16, 2011 at 4:21 PM

Coimbatore, Jan 16 (ANI): In a major enforcement exercise, officials of the Revenue Department detained a truck ferrying 15 tonnes of rice meant for public distribution system (PDS) here on Saturday.

'Mattu Pongal' celebrated with traditional fervour in Tamil Nadu

January 15, 2011 at 8:15 PM

Coimbatore, Jan 15 (ANI): People in Tamil Nadu celebrated 'Mattu Pongal', the festival of harvest with traditional fervour and gaiety on Saturday.

Rising inflation plays spoilsport during Pongal festival

January 15, 2011 at 8:14 PM

Coimbatore, Jan 15 (ANI): The skyrocketing prices of food articles soured the flavour of the Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city.

Indian army launches campaign to encourage youth to join defence forces

January 5, 2011 at 1:27 PM

Coimbatore, Jan 5 (ANI): To motivate youngsters to join defence forces, the Territorial Army flagged off a cycling expedition here.

Hindu fundamentalist group protest New Year celebrations in Coimbatore

January 1, 2011 at 5:30 PM

Coimbatore, Jan 1 (ANI): The activists of Hindu fundamentalist group 'Bharath Sena' protested outside hotels, which have organised New Year celebration parties, in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city on Saturday.

Social auditing recommended for more transparency at Coimbatore convention

December 29, 2010 at 7:29 PM

Coimbatore, Dec 29 (ANI): The auditors recommended social auditing for more transparency at the two-day national convention of chartered accountants students, which began here on Wednesday.

14-year-old Tamil boy enrols for Master of Computer Applications

December 27, 2010 at 5:03 PM

Coimbatore, Dec.27 (ANI): A 14-year-old boy has got special permission to pursue a Master of Computer Applications degree at the University in Tamil Nadu.

Coimbatore students celebrate arrival of Christmas to spread communal amity

December 23, 2010 at 5:11 PM

Coimbatore, Dec.23 (ANI): Students of a private college in Coimbatore celebrated advent of the Christmas festival to spread communal amity.

Coimbatore artist creates animal, bird sounds with help of tabla

December 19, 2010 at 9:16 PM

Coimbatore, Dec.19 (ANI): Arther Pradeep, a 32 year-old man from Coimbatore, has a unique way of creating different sounds of birds and animals.

Students campaign to save tigers in Coimbatore

December 17, 2010 at 12:32 PM

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Dec. 17 (ANI): Over 2000 students took part in a campaign to save the tiger here on Thursday.

Tamil groups protest against Sri Lankan delegation's visit to Coimbatore

December 4, 2010 at 10:12 PM

Coimbatore, Dec.4 (ANI): Tamil groups protested against a Sri Lankan delegation here on Saturday.

Coimbatore rally by specially abled for special provisions

November 30, 2010 at 4:02 PM

Coimbatore, Nov 30 (ANI): Over a thousand specially-abled people carried out a rally here to demand special provisions for them.

Teenagers participate in Coimbatore Go Karting competition

November 22, 2010 at 7:15 PM

Coimbatore, Nov.22 (ANI): Teenagers from across the country participated in a go karting competition here over the weekend.

Man attempts to spin 500 tops in five minutes in Coimbatore

November 18, 2010 at 6:35 PM

Coimbatore, Nov.18 (ANI): A man tried to spin 500 tops in five minutes in Coimbatore in an attempt to create a new record.

IAF could soon get supersonic BrahMos missile

October 24, 2010 at 11:05 PM

Coimbatore, Oct 24 (ANI): Sivathanu Pillai, Chief Executive and Managing Director, BrahMos Aerospace, has said that the development and induction of BrahMos, India's supersonic cruise missile for the Indian Air Force will be completed soon.

Engineering student designs computer-operated car in Coimbatore

October 13, 2010 at 9:56 PM

Coimbatore, Oct.13 (ANI): An engineering student has designed an unmanned computer-operated miniature car that can be controlled through satellite signals through Internet-based computer networking.

Obese policemen made 'fit' in Coimbatore

October 11, 2010 at 9:34 PM

Coimbatore, Oct.11 (ANI): Tamil Nadu police launched fitness programme for the police personnel who are suffering from obesity. About sixty policemen attended the programme.

Tamil Nadu farmers take up floriculture to reap rich dividends

October 7, 2010 at 9:53 PM

Karamadai (Tamil Nadu), Oct.7 (ANI): Tamil Nadu farmers have taken up floriculture using green houses and growing gerbera flowers to reap rich dividends.

Dogs passing out parade in Coimbatore

September 25, 2010 at 3:08 PM

Coimbatore, Sep. 25 (ANI): In a unique event, 21 dogs 'graduated' with an exclusive passing out parade after six months of training at the Coimbatore-based Police Dog Squad Training Centre in Tamil Nadu.

Coimbatore devotees worship Asia's largest Ganesh idol on Ganesh Chaturthi

September 12, 2010 at 11:48 AM

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Sept.12 (ANI): Devotees worshiped Asia's largest statue of Lord Ganesh here on Saturday on the occasion of the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi.

Fingerprint report confirms Malay-Indian fugitive Soosai's identity

September 3, 2010 at 4:20 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Sept 3 (ANI): Coimbatore District Police Commissioner, Dr Sylendra Babu, has confirmed that the murder suspect arrested in Chennai on August 24 this year, is high-profile Malaysian fugitive Michael Soosai, who is sought in that country for a string of cheating cases, including faking his own death.

Centre's wrong policies encouraging military, communalism: AIYF

September 3, 2010 at 1:52 PM

Coimbatore, Sep 3 (ANI): The All Indian Youth Federation (AIYF) has slammed the Central Government for not tackling militancy, communalism, unemployment and Maoism effectively.

Sacked scavenger tries self-immolation in Coimbatore

September 2, 2010 at 3:29 PM

Coimbatore, Sep 2 (ANI): A scavenger has tried to commit self-immolation to protest against the local administration of Vadavalli town near Coimbatore. he local administration had terminated his and 19 others' services allegedly without any prior intimation.

Malay Indian fugitive Soosai arrested

August 31, 2010 at 2:01 PM

Kuala Lumpur, Aug 31 (ANI): Indian police have confirmed that a Malaysian man who was arrested for murder in Andhra Pradesh is Michael Soosai.

Pakistani motor racing star disappointed over visa denial by India

August 28, 2010 at 1:51 PM

Lahore, Aug.28 (ANI): Pakistani motor racing star Adnan Sarwar has expressed disappointment over missing the National Racing Championship, scheduled to be held in Coimbatore on August 29 (Sunday), after he was denied a visa.

Flag manufacturing industry speeds up work to meet Independence Day demand

August 6, 2010 at 7:37 PM

Coimbatore, Aug 6 (ANI): With the Independence Day around the corner, the national flag manufacturing industry in Coimbatore is expediting the business and working overtime to complete their orders.

School children paint their faces with new Rupee symbol to create awareness

August 1, 2010 at 4:47 PM

Coimbatore, August 1 (ANI): School children in Coimbatore paint their faces to create awareness of the new currency symbol of Rupee.

Tamil Nadu orphanage takes care of physically disabled animals

July 29, 2010 at 7:37 PM

Coimbatore, July 29 (ANI): A special orphanage in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city takes care of abandoned and physically disabled animals.

Seeing forest and trees could help detect heart problems

July 27, 2010 at 5:00 PM

Washington, July 27 (ANI): Observing forests and trees could offer a rapid and precise way to diagnose heart problems, revealed a study by Indian researchers.

Abdul Kalam cautions youngsters about grave water crisis in future

July 18, 2010 at 9:17 PM

Chennai, July 18 (ANI): Former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has urged youngsters to be aware of water conservation techniques to avoid grave water crisis in future.

DRDO formulating measures to combat Maoists and militants

July 15, 2010 at 9:06 PM

Coimbatore, July 15 (ANI): Defence Research and Development Organisation chief V K Saraswat on Thursday said that DRDO was formulating new defence and offence measures for use by the armed forces as well as the para-military personnel to combat the Maoists and the militants.

Foreigners raise awareness about discrimination against girl child in Tamil Nadu

July 1, 2010 at 8:22 PM

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), July 1 (ANI): Activists from Germany, Italy, United States, Holland and Switzerland took part in a rally in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city on Thursday to raise awareness about discrimination against the girl child.

Lawyers protest in Coimbatore

July 1, 2010 at 12:07 PM

Coimbatore, July 1 (ANI): Lawyers in Coimbatore took to the streets in protest against police personnel beating up one of their colleagues on Wednesday.

Karunanidhi dismisses reports of taking political retirement

June 28, 2010 at 8:43 PM

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), June 28 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi on Monday refuted reports about his quitting active politics describing them as rumors.

Scholars from across the world hail glory of Tamil literature

June 24, 2010 at 12:04 PM

Coimbatore, June 24 (ANI): Scholars from India and abroad hailed the grandeur of Tamil literature at the World Classical Tamil Conference, which commenced here on Wednesday.

Tight security measures ahead of World Classical Tamil Conference

June 21, 2010 at 8:15 PM

Coimbatore, June 21 (ANI): Ahead of the World Classical Tamil Conference, 2010, security has been beefed up here to prevent any untoward incident.

Chennai Students create 3,600 feet large rangoli

June 19, 2010 at 8:56 PM

Chennai / Coimbatore, June 19 (ANI): Hundreds of students in Chennai designed a gigantic rangoli, a brightly-coloured sandpainting, for the forthcoming World Tamil Classical Conference, to be held in Coimbatore.

Madras HC lawyers on indefinite strike to demand Tamil be made official court language

June 17, 2010 at 7:47 PM

Chennai, June 17 (ANI): Lawyers of Madras High Court in Tamil Nadu are on an indefinite hunger strike to press for their demand to recognize Tamil as the official court language.

Tamil Nadu students dress up as Gandhi to spread peace, non-violence

June 17, 2010 at 7:47 PM

Coimbatore, June 17 (ANI): In an effort to spread Gandhi's message of peace and non -violence in the world, about 255 students from a school in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore dressed up as Mahatma Gandhi.

World Tamil Conference preparations in full swing

June 11, 2010 at 3:19 PM

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), June 11 (ANI): Over forty statues of ancient Tamil Kings and warriors are being sculpted for the upcoming world Tamil conference to be held in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city between June 23 and June 27.

Tamil Nadu advocates protest against Sri Lankan President's visit

June 10, 2010 at 10:22 PM

Coimbatore, June 10 (ANI): Advocates in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city staged a protest demonstration on Thursday to condemn Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa's visit to India.

Tamil silk saree with 1330 couplets from a scripture on display at Coimbatore

June 6, 2010 at 8:54 PM

Coimbatore, June 6 (ANI): Silk handloom weavers in Coimbatore have woven a resplendent new Saree with 1,330 Thirukurals or couplets from holy scriptures in Tamil spun into the silk.

Karunanidhi, Rahman unveil theme song for World Classical Tamil Conference

May 18, 2010 at 11:13 AM

Chennai (Tamil Nadu), May 16 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi along with Oscar winning musician A R Rahman launched the theme song for the World Classical Tamil Conference, which encapsulates the contributions of Tamil culture and literature at an event in Tamil Nadu's Chennai city.

Interest rates unlikely to rise in near future: SBI

April 23, 2010 at 9:28 PM

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Apr 23 (ANI): The State Bank of India on Friday said the bank's interest rates would not be rising in the near future, as there is enough liquidity in the system and credit off take is usually low in the April-June quarter.

Narain Karthikeyan felicitated for Padma Shri award

April 20, 2010 at 8:50 PM

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Apr 20 (ANI): Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan was felicitated here on Tuesday by Young Indians, a group created by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) to offer a platform to young Indians, for having received the coveted Padma Shri award.

Free Lassi distributed in Coimbatore to beat the heat

April 15, 2010 at 3:22 PM

Coimbatore, Apr 15 (ANI): To beat the scorching heat, a unique initiative has been started in Coimbatore where social workers are now distributing Lassi to the people free of cost.

Coimbatore police 'Quick reaction team' completes training

April 14, 2010 at 3:54 PM

Coimbatore, Apr 14 (ANI): The 'Quick reaction team' of the Coimbatore Police has completed its training to combat Maoists.

Coimbatore boy eager to participate in World Pocket Bike Super Series

April 13, 2010 at 8:45 PM

Coimbatore, April 13 (ANI): Seven-year-old Karoon Murthy of Coimbatore is busy training himself to participate in the World Pocket Bike Super Series to be held in Malyasia.

Animals fed ice-cream in Coimbatore Zoo to beat the heat

April 9, 2010 at 12:46 PM

Coimbatore, Apr 9 (ANI): Animals residing in the Coimbatore zoo being fed ice creams, watermelons, and other citrus fruits to help them beat the heat.

Palaeontology enthusiast Sathya boasts of priceless possessions

March 27, 2010 at 6:22 PM

Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Mar 27 (ANI): Coimbatore palaeontology enthusiast Arun Sathya owns a rare collection of fossils.

Kerala oracles and devotees sing filthy songs on Hindu deities

March 20, 2010 at 12:25 PM

Kodungallur (Kerala), Mar 20 (ANI): Devotes and oracles gathered at the Kodungallur Bhagavathy Temple here to celebrate the Bharani festival, where they sang filthy and vulgar songs about Hindu gods and goddess with the belief that it praises their main deity.

Miniature Bible a major attraction in among people in Coimbatore

March 14, 2010 at 8:54 PM

Coimbatore, March 14 (ANI): A miniature Bible has become the cynosure of all eyes here for its unusually tiny size. It is just 1.5 inches in length and 0.6 inch in width.

Over 10,000 women participate in a fabric-painting event for women's right in Chennai

March 9, 2010 at 12:26 PM

Coimbatore, Mar 9 (ANI): In an attempt to get registered in the Guinness Book of World Records, over 10,000 women participated in a fabric painting event organised here on Monday by scribbling and painting on a five kilometre long cloth.

Coimbatore priests offer holy offering through mouth-to-mouth contact

March 1, 2010 at 6:48 PM

Coimbatore, Mar 1(ANI): Hundreds of devotees participated in the seven-day-long Karamadai Sri Ranganathar Temple Masi Magam Car Festival in Coimbatore.

Indians to decide use of GM crops: Jairam Ramesh

February 19, 2010 at 12:08 PM

Coimbatore, Feb 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said here on Thursday that BT brinjal needs to be accepted by Indian scientists, farmers and political leaders before it is adopted in the country.

Radicals protest against Valentine's Day revelry across India

February 11, 2010 at 1:06 PM

Coimbatore /Bhopal, Feb 11 (ANI): Ahead of the Valentine's Day, activists of a radical group gathered here to chart out their protest against the celebrations of romance by the courting friends and couples.

Transgenders pledge to donate eyes

January 18, 2010 at 10:03 PM

Coimbatore, Jan 18 (ANI): A group of transgenders in Tamil Nadu on Monday pledged to donate their eyes as a part of the Transgender Day celebrations in the state.

Coimbatore forestry students seek job

January 9, 2010 at 2:17 PM

Coimbatore, Jan 9 (ANI): Students of Forestry at the Agricultural University in Coimbatore on Friday held a silent protest citing lack of job opportunities.

Coimbatore forestry students seek job

January 9, 2010 at 1:36 PM

Coimbatore, Jan 9 (ANI): Students of Forestry at the Agricultural University in Coimbatore on Friday held a silent protest citing lack of job opportunities.

Karunanidhi calls for popularising Tamil language

December 31, 2009 at 6:52 PM

Chennai, Dec 31 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Muthuvel Karunanidhi today called for popularizing state's regional Tamil language.

TN electricity board distributes electricity appliances to minimise power consumption

December 18, 2009 at 9:14 PM

Coimbatore, Dec 18 (ANI): In a bid to conserve electricity, the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board has launched a drive to replace the conventional incandescent bulbs with Compact Florescent Lights (CFL).

Coimbatore barber gives haircuts to beggars for free

December 16, 2009 at 3:38 PM

Coimbatore, Dec 16 (ANI): A barber in Coimbatore has set an example of social service by giving free haircuts and shaves to roadside beggars.

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