‘Sadhana Cut’ continues to live

Some mahouts have walked the extra mile to make their elephants have a style statement of their own. Elephants sporting stylish hairdos were spotted at the special rejuvenation camp that began at Thekkampatti near Mettupalayam on Thursday. Adhinayagi, the 20-year-old elephant of Adhinatha Azhwar temple in Azhwar…

All set for elephant camp at Thekkampatti

The banks of River Bhavani at Thekkampatti, near Mettupalayam, is all set for the annual rejuvenation camp of temple and mutt elephants which will start on Thursday.As on Tuesday evening, 24 elephants from various temples were brought to the camp site. As many as…

Stable outlook for TANGEDCO bonds from ratings firm

Ratings firm India Ratings and Research has assigned the final rating of ‘IND A(SO)’ to the ₹100 crore-bond programme of Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Limited (TANGEDCO), with a stable outlook. “The ratings remain supported by the credit profile of the government of…

Now, rich treat awaits foodies at Poompuhar

New café serves millet-based dishes and South Indian delicacies For people visiting the Poompuhar showroom on Anna Salai, there is more than just traditional artefacts and handicrafts up for sale. Tucked away at the back is a café that has been serving traditional delicacies…

108 ambulances to be on extra vigil

Emergency medical response service provider GVK EMRI will be on an extra vigil this New Year with prime focus on zero delay response by its fleet of ‘108 ambulances’ in the district. GVK EMRI’s Programme Manager for Coimbatore V. Muthukrishnan said 29 ambulances will…

Why continue restrictions on withdrawing money: Chidambaram

“Will all ATMs be functional and have sufficient cash from Jan 2? If not, why not?” Congress leader and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked the Centre why restrictions continued on withdrawing money after the deadline…

India to start taxing capital gains to Singapore investors from April

The move to tighten tax treaties is part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s anti-corruption drive India will start imposing capital gains tax on investments coming from Singapore from April and fully withdraw exemptions in two years as the two countries agreed to amend a…

NATIONAL NATIONAL Railways may bring in cess on tickets again

The Railways may bring back a cess on tickets to finance its proposed Rs.1 lakh crore Rail Safety Fund after a rise in derailments this year. The Railways had asked the Finance Ministry to sponsor almost 93 per cent of the fund. However, the…

Fire damages property at SBI building in Nungambakkam

A fire broke out in the State Bank of India building on Pycrofts Garden Road in Nungambakkam on Friday morning, damaging office property on the third floor. According to a senior Fire and Rescue Services officer, smoke was noticed by some employees on the…

Hasthinapuram residents draw attention to battered street

Residents of Jain Nagar First Cross Street, Hasthinapuram, have requested the Pallavapuram Municipality to lay the battered stretch and install street lights there. “The stretch, which is nearly one km long, has not been re-laid for over five years. The thoroughfare connects Jain Nagar…