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…

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…

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…

Snow Fantasy Park @ Brookefields, A Summer Retreat To Kovaiites

With summer finally setting in, Coimbatoreans can get a respite from the scorching heat with the ultimate “Snow Fantasy Park” which has been opened in Brookfield’s Mall. With a concept that is straight out of snow clapped hill station, this heavenly paradise guarantees chemical-free and safe environment, enabling people to rejoice and sip their favourite cup of coffee admist minus 10 degree temperature. With one hour long amazing adventures such as Igloo house, laser show along with DJ, mini coffee corner, hanging bridge, treehouse, sleigh rides and rope walk, the…

Tinkle Sevaa’s Recognition To Govt School Students

The students of government schools were honoured by Tinkle Sevaa (BNM-TSK Trust) at Anaikatti Kendra. The toppers in Tamil language in tenth board exams were presented with 5 gram silver coins and a commendation certificate as a token of appreciation. And various events for both rural and tribal children from the govt schools in and around Anaikatti were conducted and prizes distributed to winners. A sumptuous lunch to 150 students was also offered. Marappan, Mohankumar, Shyamala, Ambujam Mohan, Gopalakrishnan, Sambathkumar, Sadhasivam & Ravichandran besides Sureshkumar, Chairman; Ponnuswamy & Sampath Kumar,…

Athar Jamath’s Gesture To Koniamman Devotees, A Symbol of Communal Harmony

By SHEFA RAFI   In a bid to promote peaceful coexistence among different faiths, Athar Jamaat office bearers took up the novel initiative of distributing water bottles to devotees during the Koniamman temple car fest conducted annually. As such, they had set up a make-shift enclosure in front of the big mosque at Oppanakkara street and distributed water bottles to devotees. Truly, this initiative by Muslims paved way for communal harmony among different communities. About 10,000 water bottles were distributed by the Athar Jamat management. Meanwhile, Muslims distributed food packets…

Avinashilingam Varsity VC Pats Engineering Students At ‘Advaita 2020’ Event

Students of Avinashilingam Institute School of Engineering, campus 2 at Pannimadai received appreciation from Dr. Premavathy Vijayan, Vice Chancellor, Avinashilingam Deemed University during the inaugural of symposium ‘ADVAITA 2020’ event. She praised the meticulous work done by the students in planning the event, especially the entrance decorations and attractive selfie-spots. Dr. S. Kowsalya, Registrar, felicitated while Dr. S. Maragatham, Dean – School of Engineering, Dr. Annakodi, Co-ordinator of School of Education and Director, Dr. S. Raja, School of Arts and Science (campus 2) congratulated the students for their tireless effort…

Ritu Kumar Showroom Now @ Race Course

Coimbatoreans can now take pride in dressing as the exclusive Ritu Kumar outlet has just opened at Race Course. This season’s collection interprets Asia’s rich textile heritage with clean lines and silhouettes celebrating the contemporary Indian woman. It is a global take on our rich craft lineage. Radhika Apte is the face of the campaign. She epitomizes the spirit of the Ritu Kumar woman, ready to take on the world fearlessly but with humility. The collection is set on the palette of earthy tones, blazing burgundy and sap greens enriched…