NMR Train Service To Ooty Cancelled Till March 31

Tourists staying in lodges and resorts in the Queen of Hill stations to vacate the premises within 24 hours as a sequel to coronavirus prevention in the district. Nilgiris District Collector Innocent Divya stated in a press release that the tourists, who have come from other states and other countries to vacant the rooms and leave the hills. Meanwhile, she directed lockdown of tourist spots including botanical gardens and sight seeing places following a direction from Tamil Nadu chief minister to shut all schools, college, malls, theatres, recreation centres, tourist…

Basic Hygiene Must To Ward Off Covid-19

Suddenly people are getting very much cautious about personal hygiene. The basics of hygiene are the prime concern for each one of us. Laws and orders are tightening their norms and following zero-tolerance policy about environmental hygiene and educating the public on health and hygiene. Medical officers, social workers, nurses, police and public departments are working in the war front to protect their people. Everybody is working on the surface area to make the floors and doors shine and in the physical state to make it germ-free. The non –…

Coronavirus Testing Lab Opened At CMCH

District Collector K Rajamani inaugurated molecular lab for testing Coronavirus at Coimbatore Medical College Hospital (CMCH). It may be noted that the blood samples collected from suspected persons for Coronavirus were sent to Chennai. Now that a lab has been opened at CMCH wherein the blood samples will be tested here and follow up will be initiated based on the reports. CMCH dean Dr Asokan was also present at the event. Meanwhile, monitoring centre has been opened near Coimbatore airport at Teja Shakthi college campus where a 50 bed facility…

Kovaiites Observe ‘Janta Curfew’ Today

A Big Salute To Coronavirus Fighters By SHEFA RAFI With the most dreaded disease Coronavirus posing a serious threat to the life of people across the globe, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the nation on radio and television about the most dangerous situation the country is facing appealed to citizens to lend a helping hand to the government in fighting the pandemic and urged them to observe March 22 (Sunday) as Janta Curfew (People’s Curfew) from 7am to 9pm. He appealed to citizens not to step out of their…

Perur, The Heritage Village With A Hoary Past

The Kongu country in the Coimbatore region is known for its hardy and creative people. Lack of sufficient rainfall and the nature of the soil have made people seek fresh methods. The forest soil, red soil and black cotton soil offer enormous diversity. Migratory birds, the sweet waters of the Noyyal were home to a River Noyyal Civilization. Perur is a village on the banks of River Noyyal and its Padithurai is really famous. The temples, choultries and mutts at Perur make it unique. Kachiappa Munivar wrote the Perur Puranam…

DCP’s Gesture of Kindness Towards Old Woman From RS Puram

By SHEFA RAFI Kindness can transform someone’s dark moment with a blaze of light, says US based best selling author, holistic health expert and a global speaker Amy Leigh Mercree. True, the kindness shown by Dr. L. Balaji Saravanan, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) brought smiles on the face of 86 year old woman, who had gone to city police commissioner’s office to meet the DCP in connection with a complaint. Octogenarian Rangammal, a resident of RS Puram neighbourhood was aggrieved in not getting back her pledged jewels. And she…

Don’t Try To Follow Trends, Create Them

Trendz is the captivating word right from kids to youngsters to adults. People are much enthralled by trendy words, trolls, teasers and memes. It engages everyone actively and makes them hyperactive with situational terms and actions. Much excited and expressed moment wherever and whenever the word trend gets pop-up in the mind. Trendy rumours dominate the cinematic world; attractive words dominate the business and trendy sarcastic comments dominate the relationship. In the so-called busy, modernized and techie world people wanted to associate themselves with trends only. Name it anything and…

Beat The Heat With Braining Treat This Summer

With temperatures constantly on the rise and the number of cases with epidemics increasing, it has become imperative to keep kids indoor until its safe for them to engage in outdoor activities. But keeping kids indoor can be a real struggle for parents as they are full of energy and exploratory spirit. Sapna books house has come up with the answer for you by inviting you to try their range of engaging and engrossing toys which will keep your little ones busy. With mind games to DIY scientific games, the…

Dr.S. Radhakrishnan – A Man With Perception & Foresight

Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, M.A, Ph.D, Founder Director – The United Social Welfare Trust. Born to a middle class school teacher in Devakottai alias Chetti-nadu, Dr. S. Radhakrishnan had achieved greatness by his exemplary services to the society in all spheres. Looking at the history of his multi-faceted social works one may wonder whether our society (that is so cruelly apathetic, that stays knee-deep in corruption and greed) is matured enough to understand this man’s frame of mind. Though Dr. S. Radhakrishnan had chosen the career of a teacher (following his…