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 dwindl...
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 Ramanathapura...
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.
Press Trust of India | 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.
Cities | 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.
South | Sam Daniel | Tuesday July 17, 2012
A pal of gloom has descended on the Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu after the news reached that a fisherman from this coastal district fell to bullets of American security personnel in Dubai. Three others have sustained bullet injuries. Their f...
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 12, 2012
The Ramanathapuram postal superintendent on Friday ordered a probe into the action of the Sambai Gramam Postman in not delivering various postal items including registered letters, ordinary letters and even money orders for the last four months, offi...
South | Press Trust of India | Friday April 13, 2012
DMK minister Ritheesh Kumar, accused of directing a gang to abduct a party functionary in February for ransom, was today granted bail by the bench of Madras High Court here. Ritheesh Kumar, who represents Ramanathapuram constituency in the Lok Sabha,...
Tamil Nadu | Press Trust of India | Friday March 23, 2012
A woman, whose husband has been arrested and charged for being involved in the kidnapping of a DMK functionary last month, filed a petition in the Madras High Court, seeking protection for him as she feared police would kill him in a fake encounter.