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4-member gang stabs man to death for mobile phone | Coimbatore News

Coimbatore: A four-member gang stabbed a 24-year-old man to death near the airport here on Thursday night after their bid to snatch his mobile phone went in vain. Police said the incident occurred when Vignesh, a native of Theni district, and his roommate T Sujit, 30, a native of Valparai, were on their way to …

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Tamil Nadu Corona Cases: Active cases drop below 12,000 mark in Tamil Nadu | Coimbatore News

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu added 1,534 new cases and 16 deaths to the Covid-19 registry on Wednesday that pushed the case tally to 7,74710 and cumulative death toll to 11,655. After 1,873 people were discharged in the past 24 hours, the number of active cases came down to 11,520. In the northern districts 6,617 people were …

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Tamil Nadu Corona Cases: Tamil Nadu reports 1,655 fresh Covid cases, 19 fatalities | Coimbatore News

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu added 1,655 cases on Sunday to its Covid-19 case tally taking the total number of positive cases recorded in the state to 7,69,995. The state also recorded 19 deaths on Sunday, one more than the previous day. So far, 11,605 deaths have been recorded in the state. The number of active cases …

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Tamil Nadu medical admission: Coimbatore cop says he will bear educational expenses of student from govt school | Coimbatore News

COIMBATORE: B Sastha Somasekaran, an inspector of police in Coimbatore, has announced that he will bear the educational expenses of a government school student who got a medical seat in a government medical college in Tamil Nadu. Sastha told TOI that education is must for all poor students and they can eradicate their poverty with …

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Budding artists in Tirupur pay tribute to men who contributed to civilization | Coimbatore News

Coimbatore: To celebrate the International Men’s Day on Thursday, students of NIFT-TEA College of Knitwear Fashion are making an abstract wall painting at the Metropolitan Club in Tirupur.Six students are painting a 3,600 sqft wall using acrylic colours to create the monochromatic work, which tells stories of men who contributed to the world civilization, including …

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Residents of TNSCB tenements stage protest in Coimbatore | Coimbatore News

COIMBATORE: Residents of the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board‘s (TNSCB) housing unit at Malumichampatti on the city outskirts of Coimbatore staged a road roko on Wednesday demanding that the board provide a sufficient quantity of water on a regular basis. Residents said they have been facing water shortage for the past six months. “Around two …

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Draft electoral roll released | Coimbatore News

Coimbatore: Collector K Rajamani released the draft electoral roll here on Monday. As of November 16, the district has 29,70,733 voters – 14,68,222 men, 15,02,142 women and 369 other gender voters. With 4,44,016 voters, Kavundampalayam constituency has the highest number of voters and Valparai constituency has the lowest number with 2,01,655 voters. In Tirupur district, …

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Tamil Nadu slips behind UP in domestic tourist inflow | Coimbatore News

For five years between 2014 and 2018, Tamil Nadu enjoyed a numero uno status in wooing domestic tourists. That dominance has come to an end. The state has slipped to the second position behind Uttar Pradesh in terms of number of domestic tourist arrivals in 2019, as per a recent report on tourist inflow released …

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Deer chased by stray dogs enters residential area near Coimbatore | Coimbatore News

COIMBATORE: A male spotted deer from the Marudhamalai forest entered a gated residential property at Vadavalli on Friday morning after being chased by stray dogs. On being informed by residents, forest department officials arrived at the spot. They chose to wait and let the injured deer move out by itself as it was frightened. The …

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Salem corpn pays contractors, keeps employees waiting | Coimbatore News

Salem: Fund-starved Salem Municipal Corporation (SMC) is struggling to pay salaries to its employees and officials.P Lakshmanan, president, Salem Corporation Engineering Employees’ Association, says, “We were expecting the SMC to release our salary for October before Diwali. But the finance department has refused to pay us, citing fund crunch.” Talking to TOI, he said the …

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Coimbatore: 2 men arrested for stealing mobile phones | Coimbatore News

COIMBATORE: The city police arrested two men for stealing four mobile phones from houses at Rathinapuri on Sunday. Police identified them as S Vanniyaraj, 33 and his friend R Karthi, 33, of Seeranaickenpalayam in the city. They broke into the house of S Vinoth of Sadaiyappa Gounder street at Rathinapuri on Sunday around 4am to …

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AIADMK rules out possibility of coalition govt in Tamil Nadu | Coimbatore News

COIMBATORE: AIADMK has once again ruled out a coalition government in the event of the alliance winning the upcoming assembly elections. State fisheries minister D Jayakumar said that the AIADMK would win a decisive mandate and form government of its own with absolute majority. “If you look at the history of Tamil Nadu AIADMK had …

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Director of Coimbatore-based company arrested for cheating investor | Coimbatore News

COIMBATORE: The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) police on Friday arrested the director of Sarva ITech Solutionz Limited for cheating an investor of Rs 1.25 lakh. Two more directors of the firm are absconding. Police said the firm collected money from hundreds of investors and cheated them of at least Rs 50 crore. The arrested man …

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Humiliated by debt collectors, 4 of family attempt suicide; 3 die | Coimbatore News

Coimbatore: In a suicide pact, a family of four consumed poisonous pills used for killing rhinoceros beetles that attack coconut trees at their residence at the foothills of Marudhamalai here on Thursday morning after some people, who had lent them money, humiliated them in front of their neighbours for not repaying them. While three of …

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Covid cases dip, but ESI hosp gets 11K-litre oxygen tank, more beds | Coimbatore News

Coimbatore: The number of active Covid-19 cases in the district plunged to a four-month low of 1,064 on Tuesday, with 490 patients getting discharged from treatment centres. The district logged 238 new cases of Covid-19 on the day, taking the tally to 43,989, of which 42,361 have recovered so far. The recovery rate has touched …

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Tamil Nadu: Registrations for govt NEET coaching double | Coimbatore News

CHENNAI: Following the implementation of 7.5% reservation for government school students in MBBS admissions, the number of students opting for state-sponsored National Eligibilitycum-Entrance Test (NEET) coaching has doubled than last year. While 8,132 students from government and aided schools enrolled for NEET coaching last year, around 16,000 students have registered for the coaching so far …

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New TN govt college for women gets lukewarm response | Coimbatore News

COIMBATORE: Three weeks after the admission process started, only 135 students have enrolled in the new government arts and science college for women in the city, which has 240 seats. As the state government had passed the order to set up the college on October 7, months after the counselling process to admit students in …

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Income tax department raids DMK functionary’s house | Coimbatore News

Coimbatore: Income tax department sleuths on Wednesday conducted raids at three places in the city, including the house of DMK’s Coimbatore west district in-charge R Krishnan at Kalapatti, as part of a state-wide operation.Six officers from the Coimbatore office, who reached the house around 11am, had to wait till the afternoon to start the raid …

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