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Plea to Rahul on n-energy plan moratorium till 2014 polls
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, Feb 5 : The Peoples Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE), a civil group spearheading the ongoing struggle against Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP), has appealed to Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi to announce a "moratorium on nuclear energy plans and ...
Locals demand probe into illegal sand mining death of youth
Tirunelveli, Feb 4 : People of nine coastal villages have submitted a memorandum to the Tirunelveli and Tuticorin district administrations today, demanding action against illegal sand mining by an export company and a detailed probe into the mysterious death of a youth while on duty in the company ...
Kundankulam prepares for N-protest 'celebrations'
Last minute preparations are on in the villages of coastal Tirunelveli in southern Tamil Nadu as protesters opposing the construction of a nuclear power plant in Kundankulam prepare to host a New Year's eve celebration, marking their struggle.
Fishermen strike work to protest against arrest of 4 colleagues
Fishermen in ten coastal villages of the Southern District of Tirunelveli did not put out to sea in protest against the arrest of four fishermen on the charge of participating in the protest against Koodankulam nuclear power plant, today.
Tamil Nadu police seize 650 kgs of explosive powder from abandoned car
Tamil Nadu police have seized 650 kgs of explosive powder ammonium nitrate from an abandoned car at Nanguneri on the Tirunelveli-Nagercoil fourlane in this southern district of Tamil Nadu.
Chalukya express extended to Pondy, Turnelveli
The Southwestern Railways (SWR) today announced the extension of Chalukya Express running between Dadar to Yesvantpur in the city to Puducherry and Tirunelveli.
German journalist detained, let off
Police detained a German journalist and his Indian woman translator for several hours when they illegally entered the high-security Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) complex at Koodankulam village in the Southern district of Tirunelveli last night.
Five killed as train rams car in Kerala
In an accident at an unmanned level crossing near here, the Hapa Express bound for Tirunelveli (in Tamil Nadu) rammed into a car, leaving five dead and one seriously injured.
Situation calm in Kudankulam, protest leaders abducted by fishermen ...
After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli was calm Tuesday even as protests spread to other parts of the state, an official said. Some drama was though reported late night when the stir's leaders went ...
Situation calm in Kudankulam, more protestors arrested
After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project, the situation in Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu was calm Tuesday even as protests spread to other parts of the state, an official said.
Situation calm in Kudankulam
After two days of protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project, the situation in the Idinthakarai village in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu is calm, said an official Tuesday.
One killed as anti-Kudankulam protests turn violent
The over a year-long protests against the Kudankulam nuclear project in Tamil Nadu turned violent Monday, leaving one agitator dead in police firing in Tuticorin district and several injured in a police baton charge on protestors near the plant in Tirunelveli district.
Kudankulam, villages tense after violent protest
About eight villages near Kudankulam in Tirunelveli district are tense following a cane charge by police on hundreds of villagers, including women and children, who were protesting against the upcoming nuclear power plant, police said Monday.
Kudankulam project gets Madras High Court's green signal
The Madras High Court Friday gave its nod to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to load the fuel in the first reactor of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tirunelveli district, a lawyer for the petitioner said.
Petitions against Kudankulam reactors dismissed by Madras High Court ...
The Madras High Court Friday gave its nod to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) to load the fuel in the first reactor of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) being set up in Tirunelveli district, an official said.
Good response to bandh seeking train halt in commercial town
Almost all the business establishments downed shutters in the commercial town of Manaparai near here today, in response to an all party bandh call to urge the Union Railway Ministry to sanction a halt here for the newly introduced Tiruchirapalli-Tirunelveli Inter-city Express train.
Villagers observe 'black day' against N-plant
People in some villages in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district Wednesday observed a 'black day' to protest against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project, an activist said.
Children petition against Kudankulam reactors
Around 250 children Monday petitioned the district collector in Tirunelveli in Tamil Nadu to stop work on the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project in the region.
Double murder case: Five surrender before JM Court
Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu Jun 28 : Five people today surrendered before a Judicial Magistrate (JM) Court here in connection with the yesterday's brutal murder of an AIADMK woman councillor and her husband in Virudhunagar District.
PMANE baffles over 'hot water sprout' in Manappad village
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, Jun 8: Baffled over a 'hot water sprout,' a strange geological event that happened at Manappad village, an expert Committee formed by the Peoples' Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE), has urged the Centre to conduct geo-thermal study in the region before commissioning ...
Undertrial slashes his throat with knife in prison
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, Jun 8: An undertrial attempted to commit suicide by slashing his throat with a knife at the Sankarankovil subjail, here today.
South Western Railway to run special trains
Salem, Jun 7 : The South Western Railway will run a pair of special trains between Bangaluru and Tirunelveli via Salem, Erode and Karur, to clear the extra rush of passengers.
Dengue claims 34 lives in Tamil Nadu : Minister
Tiruchirapalli, May 31 : Dengue has claimed 34 lives in different parts of the state especially in Tirunelveli and Sankarankoil areas, according to Tamil Nadu health Minister Dr Vijay.
Centre will assist in eradicating dengue in Tirunelveli : Gandhiselvan
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, May 26 : The Centre will assist Tamil Nadu Government in eradicating dengue outbreak, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare S Gandhiselvan said.
MDMK to organise blood donation camps for dengue-affected
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, May 26 : Marumalarchi DMK (MDMK) would organize blood donation camps throughout the State for the dengue afflicted people, said Party General Secretary Vaiko.
Dengue outbreak haunts Southern districts
Tirunelveli, May 19: Even though Tamil Nadu government has geared up anti-dengue drive in the epidemic-affected Tirunelveli district, the outbreak had claimed two more lives and is spreading to neighboring Kanyakumari district.
3 anti-nuclear leaders facing arrest threat in Tamil Nadu: Amnesty ...
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, May 18 : Amnesty International has alleged that three key leaders of Peoples' Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE), an anti-nuclear group spearheading the ongoing struggle against Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP), are facing threat of arrest in Tamil Nadu.
Dengue outbreak: Tamil Nadu Health Minister orders Officer's transfer
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, May 17 : Tamil Nadu Health Minister Dr V S Vijay today ordered the transfer of Tirunelveli District Deputy Director of Health Services K A Meeran Mohaideen for failing to take initiatives to tackle the dengue outbreak which claimed at least 19 lives in the district, so far.
5 killed in two separate road accidents
Tuticorin, May 12 : Five people, including two Lord Murugan devotees were killed and two others critically injured in two different accidents in the Southern districts of Tuticorin and Tirunelveli, early today.
Women protesters withdraw from hunger strike against KKNPP
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, May 11 : The ongoing struggle against Koodankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) being spearheaded by a civil group People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) suffered a major jolt today, as the women protesters "retreated" from the indefinite hunger strike being ...