Free Press Journal
  • Protests engulfs TN for Cauvery Mgmt Board

    Chennai : Two DMK workers allegedly made self-immolation bids in Coimbatore on Monday amid a state-wide stir for setting up of Cauvery Management Board at the earliest to implement the Supreme Court’s February 16 verdict on water allocation among the riparian states.

  • T20 is must for game of cricket, says Ganguly 

    Referring to World Cup winning skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Ganguly said “Dhoni is very good in one-day matches and in T-20. It is very hard to get past MS.”

  • TN: 50 injured in jallikattu

    Coimbatore: At least 50 persons were injured in the bull taming sport of ‘jallikattu’ held in nearby Tirupur on Sunday, police said.

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    Techie dies in Coimbatore after bike crashes into illegal political hoarding, outrage on social media

    A 32-year-old software engineer Ragupathy Kandasamy, who had returned home to Coimbatore from US to meet his prospective bride, died last week after he reportedly crashed his bike into a temporary illegal wooden hoarding set up on a road by the AIADMK. The hoarding was for MGR’s centenary celebrations. After getting hit by the structure, Ragupathy fell from his bike and was then run over by a truck.

  • 11 minor girls from Madhya Pradesh rescued from Tamil Nadu, two arrested

    Bhopal: At least 11 teenage girls from Madhya Pradesh’s Dindori district were rescued from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu where they were taken by two people on the pretext of providing them good jobs. The Madhya Pradesh Police on special inputs arrested the two persons for allegedly luring the girls on the pretext of job in a thread factory. The accused said that they get a commission of Rs. 500 on each girl.

  • Shocking Video: Cop allegedly molests female colleague in Coimbatore during NEET protest

    A shocking video clip has emerged in which a policeman seems to be molesting his junior, female cop while controlling the crowd. A woman trapped in a sea of people, with the man facing her, constantly touching her upper body party. His left hand appears to be groping her, even as he is controlling the crowd. The struggling woman attempts to push away his hand over and over again but to no

  • TN: Protesters attempt to parcel sanitary napkins to PM, FM in protest over 12 percent GST

    Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu): A new form of protest was witnessed in Coimbatore, when members of the Revolutionary Youth Front attempted to parcel sanitary napkins to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley as a sign of agitation against the levying of 12 percent Goods and Services Tax (GST) on it.

  • Vishnu, Mandody make clean sweep at National Racing C’ship

    The race saw two restarts, one of them owing to a collision that even saw a car flying in the air. Chennai’s Saran Vikram added further to the drama in the closing laps, joining the duo to make it a three-way clash as the chequered flag beckoned.

  • Absconding judge Karnan arrested from Coimbatore

    Chennai: Just-retired Calcutta High Court judge Justice C.S. Karnan, who had gone underground for over a month after the Supreme Court ordered his arrest in a contempt of court case, was arrested from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu by a police team from West Bengal on Tuesday evening.

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    In Coimbatore, bribe to get dead out of mortuary!

    Salem/Coimbatore: In Tamil Nadu, or specifically in Coimbatore, you now have to pay a bribe to take a dead body out of a hospital mortuary. This is what happened unfortunately in the case of a dead 17-year-old girl, Bagyashree, whose family was forced to carry her out of the mortuary of a hospital to the ambulance because they refused to a pay a bribe of Rs.3000 demanded by hospital workers.

  • Shriram Properties, Xander group enter into $ 350 mn deal

    Mumbai : Realty player Shriram Properties on Tuesday  said it has signed a $ 350 million (Rs 2,290 crore) deal with Xander Group, making it the largest private equity deal in the real estate space. Under the deal, Xander acquires 100 per cent stake in Shriram’s Gateway SEZ in Chennai for USD 190 million (Rs 1,250 crore), with a further commitment of $ 160 million (Rs 1,040 crore) towards expansion of the IT

  • Two surrender for murder of Muslim atheist in TN

    H Farook, a 31-year-old functionary of the rationalist outfit Dravidar Viduthalai Kazhagam, was hacked to death by a four-member gang in Ukkadam, a  Muslim-dominated neighbourhood in Coimbatore in western Tamil Nadu. (more…)

  • RSS bigwigs to chalk out future plans at Coimbatore

    Coimbatore : RSS bigwigs will take part in a crucial three-day meet from March 19 to chalk out the future plans of the Sangh and its allied outfits, in the wake of the BJP’s impressive show in the recent assembly polls.

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    5 things you cannot miss at Isha Foundation’s multifaceted Maha Shivratri extravaganza at Coimbatore

    Like every year, Isha Yoga Centre will celebrate Shivratri with great grandeur and splendour. A cultural event comprising music, dance and meditation is organised by Sadhguru, the centre’s founder. The event draws lakhs of people each year. Those not being able to attend the event can watch it live the whole night on television or through their webstream.

  • Anindith Reddy, Terry steal the show

    Coimbatore : On a day that internationally renowned stunt driver Terry Grant dazzled Coimbatore’s racing fans, Anindith Reddy of Hyderabad emerged as a star himself, springing to the top of the ladder in the Euro JK 16 event at the 19th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship here on Sunday. He now shares the lead with Ananth Shanmugam in the tussle for the title with 76 points.