Cuddalore

  • Non-bailable warrant against Jaya stayed 06-01-2012 12:56 PM

    Cuddalore: A court in Cuddalore has stayed a non-bailable warrant (NBW) issued by a lower court against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in a case relating to her filing nominations for 2001 Assembly elections. Principal Sessions Judge K Uthirapathy stayed the June 2011 order issued by the Parangipettai Judicial...
  • TN: Jayalalithaa visits cyclone-hit Cuddalore 04-01-2012 08:27 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday visited the cyclone devastated Cuddalore district and distributed relief materials among the affected people. "We have activated the administration to extend relief measures to the people. A sum of Rs 850 crore has been allocated for relief and restoration work," Jayalalithaa...
  • Rs 700 cr relief package for Thane battered areas 03-01-2012 08:36 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday announced a Rs 700 crore package to provide immediate succour to Cyclone Thane ravaged areas as authorities stepped up relief work and efforts to bring back normalcy. The amount is in addition to Rs 150 crore released for immediate relief work, including...
  • Thane-hit TN: People making quick buck 03-01-2012 11:10 AM

    Cuddalore: Shrewd operators in cyclone Thane devastated Cuddalore district have cashed in on people's woes to make money, asking for exorbitant rates to bring in generators to fill water tanks and steeply charging to charge mobile phones. "It's very difficult to get generators to fill water tanks. Generator suppliers charge...
  • Cyclone-hit TN: People making quick buck 02-01-2012 11:27 PM

    Cuddalore (TN): Shrewd operators in cyclone Thane devastated Cuddalore district have cashed in on people's woes to make money, asking for exorbitant rates to bring in generators to fill water tanks and steeply charging to charge mobile phones. "It's very difficult to get generators to fill water tanks. Generator suppliers...
  • Cyclone Thane: Roads cleared for traffic; toll 47 02-01-2012 07:56 AM

    Cuddalore: Major roads blocked by uprooted trees and debris dumped by cyclone Thane in Cuddalore district and Puducherry were cleared for traffic on Sunday as relief operations intensified to restore power to the affected areas where the toll has gone up to 47. With reports of five more deaths coming...
  • Dark new year for cyclone-hit districts in TN 01-01-2012 11:54 AM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu welcomed 2012 with celebrations but it was a dark new year for people in Cyclone Thane-hit Cuddalore and Chidambaram districts as there was no power supply. The cyclone has killed 46 people in south India. A sizeable crowd assembled at the Marina and the Besant Nagar beaches...
  • Cuddalore residents relive Cyclone Thane horror 01-01-2012 08:01 AM

    Cuddalore: Cyclone Thane came and went, and claimed 42 lives alongwith. Rescue operations are on in Puducherry and other areas that bore the brunt of the storm. However, Cuddalore, the worst-hit of all, still remains without milk and electricity, two days after the storm. CNN-IBN visited Thottampattu, a village of...
  • Thane dampens New Year celebrations for fishermen 31-12-2011 12:28 PM

    Rameswaram: Protests over detention of five of their colleagues in Sri Lanka and rough sea conditions under the influence of severe cyclone 'Thane' have brought a sour end to the year for the fishermen of Rameswaram in south Tamil Nadu as they could not go for fishing for several days....
  • Cyclone Thane fury abates, leaves 33 dead 31-12-2011 07:24 AM

    Chennai: Cyclone Thane dumped heavy rain and sent wind gusts up to 140 kmph after it hit the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday killing at least 33 persons and left a trail of destruction and threw life out of gear in Cuddalore district and adjacent Union Territory of Puducherry. The...
  • Nuclear reactors not affected by cyclone 'Thane' 30-12-2011 05:08 PM

    Chennai: It was business as usual at the Kalpakkam atomic power plants, around 80 km from Chennai, even as cyclone Thane lashed the coastal districts affecting normal life on Friday. The two power plants of Madras Atomic Power Station (MAPS) located on the Kalpakkam coast were generating power as usual,...
  • Jaya releases Rs 150 crore for cyclone relief 30-12-2011 04:53 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday ordered the release of Rs 150 crore towards relief and reconstruction of damaged infrastructure in the state due to cyclone 'Thane' that crossed the state coast in the morning. In a statement issued in Chennai, Jayalalithaa said, "I have ordered the...
  • Cyclone Thane kills seven in TN, Puducherry 30-12-2011 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: The very severe cyclonic storm, Thane on Friday crossed the Tamil Nadu coast, leaving seven persons dead and causing extensive damage to Cuddalore and the neighbouring Union Territory of Puduchery which remained cut-off from the nearby districts of the state. Six persons died in Cuddalore in incidents of...
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