KANYAKUMARI

  • Steps to make Rameswram a holy island August 31, 2014

    Rameswaram: The Vivekanandha Kendra at Kanyakumari is joining hands with Rameswaram Municipality and Ramanathapuram district administration to make this holy island a "Green island", according to Saraswathi Coordinator for the programme. She said that two seperate buckets would be given to the house hold to collect plastic waste and biowaste seperately...
  • Tamil Nadu: 5 people from West Bengal dead as bus catches fire in Ramanathapuram August 31, 2014

    Rameswaram: Five pilgrims have been killed in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu after a bus caught fire on Sunday morning. The bus carrying the pilgrims was headed towards Kanyakumari. The pilgrims, who are said to have been asleep during the incident, belonged to West Bengal. The reason behind the fire is...
  • Heavy rains lash Kerala, claims two lives May 8, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Heavy rains triggered by a low pressure over the Arabian Sea pounded most parts of Kerala on Thursday, claiming two lives, including a woman, besides causing extensive damage to crops and property. Incessant summer showers accompanied by strong winds brought rail tracks and roads under water in some places,...
  • Kanyakumari: Will AAP spoil the party for traditional players? April 19, 2014

    Kanyakumari: While the Aam Aadmi Party is making headlines in the North, it is also something to watch out for down South this election. In Kanyakumari, it is a six-cornered contest with two former MPs and MLAs in the poll fray. But the entry of anti-nuclear activist SP Udayakumar as...
  • AIADMK supported Sethusamudram project initially: Stalin March 15, 2014

    DMK Treasurer MK Stalin on Saturday trained his guns against BJP and AIADMK over the Sethusamudram issue, saying while the project was stayed at the "instigation" of the former, his party's archrival had initially supported the multi-crore project before changing its stand. Launching his 39-day campaign trail from this district, Stalin...
  • Hyderabad blasts: Police conduct search in Kanyakumari February 24, 2013

    Kanyakumari: Police along with Intelligence Bureau officials on Sunday conducted search operations in some areas of Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu on information that certain persons having links with the Hyderabad blasts had come to the seashore town. The tip-off was received from Hyderabad Police and Intelligence agencies and search operations...
  • Supreme Court says no to statues at public places January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on January 18 restrained all the state governments and Union Territories from granting permission for erecting statues or construction of any structure at public places which obstructs traffic movement. However, the apex court said that this order would not apply for installation of structures like...
  • Maldives to free 11 Indian fishermen March 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Maldivian government has agreed to release the 11 Indian fishermen apprehended by its Navy for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line. "With timely intervention from the High Commission of India, the government of Maldives has agreed to release the 11 Indian fishermen," an official in the Ministry of...
  • Another DMK leader Suresh Rajan's house raided October 8, 2011

    Chennai: The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption on Saturday conducted searches at the residence of DMK leader and former minister Suresh Rajan in Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari districts on charges of possessing disproportionate assets. Six places in Kanyakumari district and one in Tirunelveli came under the vigilance scanner this morning,...
  • Kanyakumari: Will AIADMK regain its lost ground? April 11, 2011

    Kanyakumari: After it supported the ruling DMK and its allies overwhelmingly in the 2006 Assembly elections, this southernmost district in Tamil Nadu is witnessing a triangular contest in many constituencies with the BJP candidates giving a tough fight to the DMK and AIADMK nominees. ...
  • Cyclone Ward to cross TN coast on Sunday night December 13, 2009

    Chennai: Cyclone Ward is likely to cross Tamil Nadu coast between Kanyakumari and Nagapattinam around night on Sunday, the Indian Meteorological Department said. The cyclone, currently centred around 400 km from Nagapattinam, is expected to move in a West Southwesterly direction and cross North Sri Lanka around noon on Sunday. "It will...
  • Hitandrun driver jumps bail, on the run again March 7, 2008

    New Delhi: The main accused in the Kanyakumari hitandrun case has jumped bail and is on the run again. The Madras High Court has cancelled Senthil Kumars bail order and ordered his arrest. Senthil had got bail on the condition that he would visit the local police station every day....
  • Hitandrun driver out on bail, victims furious March 6, 2008

    Kanyakumari: A month after a hitandrun episode was caught on camera Senthil Kumar, the man who ran over two engineers in Kanyakumari on February 6 surrendered in court on Wednesday. Senthil Kumar, however, got bail on the condition that he would visit the local police station every day. The...
  • Chennai hitandrun: Cops to make foolproof case March 5, 2008

    Chennai: The son of a temple priest, who attempted to mow down two Highway Department officials has surrendered to the police. The incident took place in the presence of policemen. Now it remains to be seen whether the police can make a watertight case. CNNIBN's Veeraraghav reports. ...
  • Man who tried to mow down govt officials surrenders March 5, 2008

    New Delhi: The main accused in the attempted murder of government officials in Chennai has surrendered before the Tamil Nadu Police. Senthil Kumar surrendered on Wednesday after being on the run for almost a month. He is the prime suspect in the alleged attempt to murder of two Highway Department engineers in...
  • TN: Man who tried to kill govt officers still at large February 26, 2008

    Chennai: An attempt to murder two government officials was caught on tape in Kanyakumari. Twenty days later, employees of Tamil Nadu's Highways Department are out on the streets. Over 1,000 of them are on a one day fast, a fast to show that they are angry because the police are...
  • TN murder attempt: Suspects at large, Highway Dept on fast February 26, 2008

    New Delhi: Angry with the police and government inaction, thousands of Highway Department employees are on a day's token fast in Chennai. Twenty days have passed since a shocking attempt to murder two Highway engineers in Kanyakaumari was caught on tape, but nothing has been done yet. The main suspect,...
  • Kanyakumari hitandrun case: cops delay probe February 21, 2008

    Chennai: The incident of an attempt of murdering two highway engineers in Kanyakumari district caught on a video created ripples. And now nearly a fortnight later the police only seem to be making tall claims. "We have specific leads and we will arrest the main suspect within 48 hours, says SP, Kanyakumari,...
  • Forum: Kanyakumari case, India's shame | Cop speaks February 17, 2008

    Why are the accused in Kanyakumari case still roaming free? ...
  • Kanyakumari cop assures: Justice delayed, not denied February 17, 2008

    New Delhi: In the last week, if there was any image that moved, shocked and outraged the nation, it was the dramatic footage on an attempt to murder caught on camera. The incident took place in Tamil Nadus Kanyakumari where two highway engineers were run over by a white Ambassador...
  • TN cops suspect priest's son in hitrun case February 16, 2008

    Kanyakumari: Police claim they are close to arresting a priests son who allegedly tried to crush two government officials demolishing an unauthorised temple in Kanyakumari on February 6. Senthil Kumar, a 25yearold engineering graduate, allegedly ran his Ambassador car over Anthony Xavier and C Somasundaram and kill them. The murder attempt...
  • Cops zero in on culprit in Kanyakumari hitandrun case February 16, 2008

    Chennai: The police on Saturday claimed they have closed in on the man who had tried to run an Ambassador car over two highway engineers overseeing the demolition of an unauthorised temple in Kanyakumari last week and said they is expecting a breakthrough in the next 48 hours. Kanyakumari SP told...
  • Suspects still at large in TN highway murder attempt February 14, 2008

    Chennai: Nearly a week after the incident and a day after the shocking video of an attempt to murder against two Highway Department officials in Kanyakumari hit headlines, the main suspects are still at large. Arjunan, the driver of the car, is allegedly the son of the priest of the...
  • Officials want security after highway murder attempt February 13, 2008

    Chennai: During an antiencroachment drive in Kanyakumari, two Highways engineers were run over by an Ambassador car in an attempt to kill them. Anthony Xavier and Sundaram were following a court order and demolishing parts of a temple that had on a highway in Kanyakumari district. While the driver of the...
  • Murder attempt on govt officers caught on camera February 12, 2008

    Chennai: It's not a common hitandrun on the roads. Instead it's a planned attempt to murder captured on tape. Two engineers from the Highway Department and a policeman were deliberately mowed down by a car as they were going about their job, supervising demolition of an unauthorised temple in...
  • Highway murder attempt caught on camera February 12, 2008

    Kanyakumari (Tami Nadu): In what appeared to be an attempt to run over two highway officials, a speeding ambassador car hit the officials as they stood next a bulldozer trying to remove a temple, which was encroaching on government land. The two officials were overseeing the demolition of encroachment along...