Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 9, 2016
An 11-year-old schoolgirl in Tamil Nadu tried to stab her teacher with a chisel on instructions from her mother, after they got into an argument, police said today.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 29, 2015
Sharp showers lashed Ramanathapuram and Tuticorin districts of Tamil Nadu for the third day today with crucial parts of the region inundated, even as weathermen forecast heavy rains in the next 48 hours
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
It is unheard of to pay electricity bills without getting a connection, but an illiterate couple in Ramanathapuram paid the amount for three months from April this year to the electricity board without getting a power connection.
India News | Written by Maya Sharma | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Built in 1785, the Schwartz Higher Secondary School in the Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu has the characteristic old-world charm you would expect from a two-century-old institution.
Tamil Nadu News | Tuesday July 21, 2015
The Tamil Nadu police have detained a suspected former member of Sri Lanka's separatist militant group LTTE in Ramanathapuram.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 3, 2014
Union Surface Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari would undertake an aerial inspection of the controversial Sethusamudram Shipping Channel route on November 4, officials said on Sunday.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 24, 2014
Police yesterday arrested three persons in Ramanathapuram in connection with smuggling ganja (cannabis) to Sri Lanka and also recovered Rs 50 lakh worth contraband from them.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday September 22, 2014
In a tragic incident, a 38-year-old woman set her self on fire along with her three daughters aged between 10-18 years, which led to the death of the girls near Ilanjambore in Ramanathapuram district.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Sunday August 31, 2014
Five pilgrims were killed early this morning after a bus they were travelling in caught fire in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 6, 2014
One more person was arrested today in connection with publication of a photo showing youth in Ramanathapuram district wearing T shirts praising ISIS, an Iraq based extremist outfit.
South | Edited by Vishnu Varma | Wednesday August 6, 2014
Families of the two young men arrested in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district for alleged links with Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have denied the allegations.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Mala Das | Tuesday August 5, 2014
Two young men have been arrested in Ramanthapuram district of Tamil Nadu after a photograph of a group of people posing in T-shirts with the emblem of the Sunni militant group ISIS went viral on social media.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday July 28, 2014
Intensifying their five-day old indefinite boycott of fishing pressing for safety and security in traditional areas in the Palk Bay, fishermen of this district today held a demonstration in front of the Collectorate in Ramanathapuram.
Elections News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 4, 2014
Former DMK Minister Suba Thangavelan was arrested in Ramanathapuram today under provisions of Motor Vehicles Act for violating the poll code and canvassing for the party candidate in a convoy of over 12 vehicles, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 21, 2014
Describing as "unfortunate" the latest arrest of 25 Indian fishermen by Sri Lankan navy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today sought "decisive" action by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to secure their release.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday December 25, 2013
A teenaged boy allegedly raped a six-year-old girl and seriously injured her following which he was thrashed by the public near Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu today.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 21, 2013
An inebriated man allegedly attacked seven members of a family with a sickle and a crowbar, killing a couple on the spot and seriously injuring the others at AR Mangalam in the district today.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 15, 2013
Concerned over frequent detection of carcasses of various marine species, illegal fishing methods and discharge of effluents, the Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park is installing CCTVs and beefing up security along the coast in a bid to check dwindling numbers.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 16, 2013
Around 300 fishermen from various coastal hamlets in this district today staged a demonstration demanding action against trawlers and mechanised fishing boatmen for alleged use of banned fishing nets.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 11, 2013
A girl was killed and three members of her family were seriously injured in a blaze caused by a leak in LPG cylinder at their house in Ramanathapuram on Saturday, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 2, 2013
Two persons who were planning to send several Sri Lankan Tamil refugees to Germany using fake Indian passports were on Tuesday arrested and 71 fake passports seized from them at Naripaiyur in Ramanathapuram district, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 10, 2013
The Tamil Nadu government today proposed drinking water supply projects to the tune of nearly Rs 800 crore, including desalination plants for Ramanathapuram and Tuticorin districts.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday March 31, 2013
The police opened fire in the air today to put an end to a clash between two groups in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram (or Rameswaram) district. The clashes began after one of the groups lost a cricket match.
South | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday January 30, 2013
Petrol bombs were hurled this afternoon at two cinemas in Tamil Nadu which were scheduled to screen Vishwaroopam, the controversial film starring Kamal Haasan. Nobody was hurt; glass windows were shattered at the theatres located in the Ramanathapuram district, 600 kms from the state capital of Chennai.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin, edited by Samira Shaikh | Saturday January 12, 2013
A tug ship continues to remain stuck dangerously close to the century-old Pamban Rail bridge that connects Rameswaram and the mainland in the Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu.
Thursday January 3, 2013
The I-T action followed Ramalingam's reported application to the petroleum and chemicals ministries, seeking sanction to set up a Rs 1,000 crore crude oil refinery in Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu.
Chandni | Thursday January 3, 2013
Distributors threatened not to screen Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam in Madurai and Ramanathapuram districts, if it was broadcast on DTH platform on January 10.
Chennai News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday October 1, 2012
Six members of a family, including children, were burnt alive in their sleep early on Monday morning in an arson attack on their hut by miscreants in Ramanathapuram district, said police.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday August 31, 2012
Former DMK MLA of Tamil Nadu Assembly Kader Basha was hacked to death at his residence in Ramanathapuram today, police said. Basha, 67, was having breakfast when Dhanaseelan entered his house and hacked him to death with a sickle, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 19, 2012
Ramanathapuram district collector Nandhakumar on Wednesday met the mother and relatives of the fisherman killed in firing by the US Navy off Dubai coast and said Tamil Nadu government was taking all steps to bring his body back to India.