Four drug peddlers arrested

Koshy panel sitting in city

A sitting of the J.B. Koshy Committee, constituted to look into the issues faced by the minority communities of the State, will be held at the government guest house in the city on October 13 from 10 a.m.

Those interested in making submissions to the commission should register their names on the telephone number 0484-2993148. The first 50 persons will be admitted to the sitting, said a communication.

Korean envoy to India calls on CM

Korean Ambassador to India, Chang Jae-bok, called on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin at the Secretariat in Chennai on Tuesday. Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary V. Irai Anbu, Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Chennai Young-seup Kwon and senior officials were present, an official release said.

Chocolate fest by KMRL on Oct.16

Kochi Metro Rail Limited (KMRL) will organise a chocolate fest on October 16 for chocolate lovers.

The fest will be open to the public at Edappally metro station from 8 am to 8 pm.

Those who wish to participate may register by visiting, according to a communication from KMRL.

Dom’s Take: The Lakhimpur Kheri Tragedy

Dominic Xavier offers his take on Sunday’s tragic incident in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri involving two SUVs allegedly running over farmers who were protesting against the farm laws.

  • Dom’s Take

Feature Presentation: Aslam Hunani/

Monson remanded

Monson Mavunkal, the self-styled antiquity trader, was remanded to the custody of the Crime Branch till October 7.

The investigating agency sought the custody of the accused to interrogate him on a complaint that he had cheated a Pala native of ₹10 crore.

The Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate Court, which considered the request of the Crime Branch, remanded him till 5 p.m. on October 7.

Centre lets captive mines sell 50% coal

Coal mines that produce coal solely for their own use, known as ‘captive mines’ will now be allowed to sell 50% of their annual output in the open market, the government said on Tuesday.

“Availability of additional coal will ease pressure on power plants and will also aid in import substitution of coal,” the Coal Ministry said in a statement.

Dom’s Take: Fuel Prices on FIRE!

Dominic Xavier offers his take on the petrol, diesel and cooking gas prices which have surged to a 7-year high.

  • Dom’s Take

Feature Presentation: Aslam Hunani/

Election observer

State Election Commission has designated T. Abraham, Special Secretary, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department, election observer for the ordinary rural local body polls in the district. A release from the district administration said members of the public could reach out to Mr. Abraham on 73973-08583 to lodge complaints or report poll violations.


Trending in Movies


Trending in Entertainment


Trending in Music

Mason arrested for sexually assaulting minors

A physically challenged mason was arrested by the Nizamabad police on Thursday for allegedly sexually assaulting two minor girls — aged eight and 10 years, who were his neighbours.

Though the offence took place on October 2, it came to light only on Wednesday night after the victims narrated the incident to their mothers.

dc fandome

Trending in Entertainment

call my agent

Trending in Movies


Trending in Movies

Tata Tweet

Trending in Industry

Ratan Tata tweet

Trending in National

Mettur level

The water level at Mettur dam on Friday stood at 78.27 feet against its full level of 120 feet. The inflow was 22,048 cusecs and the discharge was 1,000 cusecs.

82 cases in Erode district

Erode district reported 82 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday taking the total number of cases to 1,02,592. While 97 persons were discharged, 1,029 continue to be under treatment.

A total of 45 positive cases were reported in Salem.

According to health officials, 44 cases were indigenous and 11 were reported in Salem Corporation limits.

In Namakkal, 59 cases were reported. As per bulletin, all cases were indigenous.

FIR registered after fake DMRC website comes to fore

An FIR has been registered with the Delhi Police Cyber Cell by the Delhi Metro after a fake website imitating the DMRC’s official web page was created, which provided employment opportunities to applicants and extorted money from them.

DMRC said the fake website — — is offering fake employment opportunities to respondents.

In search on an elusive tiger

MDT 23 or T-23, an old male tiger is giving sleepless nights to the Tamil Nadu’s forest department and the locals of Nilgiris district since September. The carnivore is believed to be have killed two people in the region and has attacked several cattle.

From live baits to nets, from drones to darts, the search team is using every possible method to track and capture the tiger alive.


Trending in Movies


Trending in Movies

Four drug peddlers arrested

Four drug peddlers arrested

Four drug peddlers were arrested by the Special Operations Team of LB Nagar zone and 600 grams of ganja, 8 ML of hashish oil, a scooter and three mobile phones were seized from their possession.

Acting on specific information, the SOT team along with Meerpet police apprehended Varala Santhosh (19), Ravva Philips Kalyan (35), Syed Aziz (23) and Burse Narendra Srinivas (24).