Coimbatore

  • LK polls: 5-tier security blanket thrown for Modi's visit in Coimbatore 15-04-2014 02:54 PM

    Over 3,000 police personnel would be deployed as part of the five-tier security cover for BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, who is arriving in Coimbatore on Wednesday to campaign for the NDA candidates. Coordinating with unspecified number of police force from Gujarat, local police would totally take control of...
  • 9-year-old TN girl is 'fastest to dismantle, assemble laptop' 30-03-2014 07:26 AM

    Coimbatore: A nine-year old girl from the city has been conferred with honorary doctorate by the UK-based World Records University for her achievement as "the fastest to dismantle and assemble a laptop". The degree was conferred on P Adarshini, a fourth-standard student in Koilpalayam, last week in Ho Chi Minh...
  • LS polls: Karunanidhi to start campaign trail from Coimbatore on April 5 18-03-2014 01:19 PM

    DMK President M Karunanidhi will launch his 12-day election campaign for Lok Sabha elections from Coimbatore on April 5, the party announced on Tuesday. The 90-year-old leader will cover 19 constituencies, including those allotted to allies such as Chidambaram and Tiruvallore (VCK) and Vellore (IUML), a party statement said. Madurai,...
  • Coimbatore: Teenager battles leopard; escapes with minor injuries 24-02-2014 11:47 PM

    Coimbatore: An unarmed teenaged boy bravely fought with a leopard and escaped with minor injuries in hilly Valparai in the district. 18-year-old Manoj Kumar, a college student, was on his way to catch a bus at Kanjamalai village of Valparai when a leopard pounced on him from a bush on...
  • Epic blunder: Coimbatore billboard mourns Morgan Freeman, mistaking him for Nelson Mandela 21-12-2013 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: There's no coming back from this one. The owner of a billboard in Coimbatore decided to put up a tribute for Nelson Mandela. But the guy who was in charge of looking for Mandela's picture mistook the anti-apartheid hero for Hollywood actor Morgan Freeman, according to various media...
  • Watch: Simply Finance Quiz 23-11-2013 10:08 PM

    CNN-IBN brings to you the new concept about the financial quiz across the eight locations of the country to pick the best teams across the universities of the nation. In this episode, team from ICAI coimbatore, ICAI Delhi and IIT-BHU compete with each other. ...
  • TN: Worker arrested for sexually torturing 10-year old girl 04-10-2013 08:45 AM

    Coimbatore: A construction worker was arrested today on charges of sexually 'torturing and harassing' a 10-year-old daughter of his female colleague for the last two years. Vijayakumar of Erode and working in Periyanaickenpalayam on the city outskirts, was allegedly having illicit affairs with a female worker for the last six...
  • Therapy to treat inoperable liver cancer successfully performed 18-08-2013 12:55 AM

    A new therapy for inoperable liver cancers was on Saturday successfully performed on a 48-year-old male patient at the super-speciality Kovai Medical Centre and Hospital in Coimbatore. Development of 'Rhenium 188 Lipiodol' therapy has been a big step forward in meeting the demands for making available at a low cost...
  • TN: Minor girl alleges torture and harassment by guardian couple 26-07-2013 01:19 AM

    Coimbatore: A six-year-old girl was allegedly tortured and harassed for some months by her aged guardian couple at Udayampalayam area in the city, police said. The matter came to light after Priya, a first standard student in a corporation school, complained to her teacher on Thursday and said she did...
  • Formula BMW car connects Nico Rosberg with Coimbatore 21-07-2013 06:47 PM

    Coimbatore: Few would think of any connection between Formula One driver Nico Rosberg and this bustling business hub of Tamil Nadu, the second largest city after the state capital Chennai. Yes, indeed there was a buzz that a vehicle racing here in the JK Tyre Racing Championships was driven by...
  • National flag hoisted upside down in Coimbatore collectorate 07-06-2013 03:58 PM

    Coimbatore: The national flag was on Friday found hoisted upside down atop the District Collectorate building in Coimbatore, causing embarrassment to the officials. Visitors to the collectorate in the morning were surprised to see the tri-colour flying upside down and brought it to the notice of some officials. As the...
  • Truck driver arrested for raping five-year-old girl 19-05-2013 05:30 AM

    Chennai: A drunk truck-driver who lured away and raped a five-year-old girl in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore town has been arrested, police said on Saturday. According to police, the incident took place May 12, 2013, when 25-year-old K Saravanan was cleaning the vehicle near house of the girl, whose parents had...
  • Farmers threaten mass suicides if power tariff increased 18-05-2013 03:15 AM

    Coimbatore: Farmers in Coimbatore region on Friday threatened that they would resort to mass suicides if government went ahead with its plan to increase power tariff. Representatives of various farmers associations told a public hearing on tariff revision here that the agriculture sector in Tamil Nadu is already in the...
  • TN: College lab assistant throws acid on staff, girls 04-05-2013 03:46 AM

    Coimbatore: A lab assistant in a local private college today allegedly threw acid on two staff injuring them and two girl students, and later tried to commit suicide by consuming cyanide, police said. Police said Muthusamy (47) threw acid on Ravisankar and Laxmansamy this afternoon over some personal dispute. Some...
  • Bangalore blast: 2 more arrested from Tamil Nadu 03-05-2013 04:36 PM

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu police made more arrests in connection with the Bangalore blast on Friday. Two people were arrested from Coimbatore. Valayal Hakeem and Asgar Ali were arrested for possessing explosive material. The blast took place on April 17 near the BJP headquarters in Bangalore. ...
  • Fire at Axis Bank in Avinashi near Coimbatore, 4 dead 25-04-2013 12:52 PM

    Coimbatore: A fire at Axis Bank in Avinashi near Coimbatore has left four people dead. All four dead were women employees of the bank. The bank was on the third floor and there was no emergency exit at the bank. The fire has been doused and the situation was brought...
  • Chidambaram's police escort vehicle hits auto, four injured 09-04-2013 06:47 PM

    Coimbatore: Four women were injured on Tuesday when the police escort vehicle of Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram hit an autorickshaw in which they were travelling near Koilpalayam, 25 km from Coimbatore, police said. Chidambaram was proceeding to Coimbatore airport after attending a function at Udumalpet in Tirupur District, when...
  • Sebi allows Coimbatore Stock Exchange to exit from business 04-04-2013 08:40 PM

    Mumbai: Capital market regulator Sebi has allowed Coimbatore Stock Exchange (CSX) to exit equity trading business. Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said that CSX has substantially complied with the conditions for its exit as per the regulator's framework and therefore "is a fit case to allow exit". According...
  • Bangalore blasts: HC likely to hear Madani's bail plea 22-11-2012 06:30 AM

    Bangalore: The Karnataka High Court is likely to hear the bail plea of the PDP leader and accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial bombings case Abdul Nasser Madani on Thursday. The Karnataka Police had charged him for treason, terrorism and attempt to murder. They had also alleged that Madani was...