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  • Arrest of Tamil Nadu fishermen by Sri Lanka; Jayalalithaa seeks Centre's intervention

    Arrest of Tamil Nadu fishermen by Sri Lanka; Jayalalithaa seeks Centre's intervention

    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.

  • Boy thrashed by public after allegedly raping six-year old girl

    Boy thrashed by public after allegedly raping six-year old girl

    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.

  • Inebriated man allegedly attacks seven members of a family, kills two

    Inebriated man allegedly attacks seven members of a family, kills two

    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.

  • Marine park installing CCTVs, strengthening security on Tamil Nadu coast

    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...

  • Tamil Nadu fishermen hold demonstration against use of banned nets

    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.

  • Girl dies of LPG leak blast in Tamil Nadu

    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.

  • Two persons held with 71 fake Indian passports

    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.

  • Tamil Nadu to set up drinking water projects worth about Rs 800 crore

    Tamil Nadu to set up drinking water projects worth about Rs 800 crore

    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.

  • 13 arrested after clashes in Rameswaram; police fire in air

    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.

  • Petrol bombs thrown at theatres meant to screen Vishwaroopam

    Petrol bombs thrown at theatres meant to screen Vishwaroopam

    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...

  • Tug ship stuck dangerously close to 100-year-old rail bridge in Tamil Nadu

    Tug ship stuck dangerously close to 100-year-old rail bridge in Tamil Nadu

    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.

  • Tax officials seize 'US bonds' worth Rs 28,000 cr in raid

    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.

  • Tamil Nadu theatres threaten to boycott Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam

    Tamil Nadu theatres threaten to boycott Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam

    Distributors threatened not to screen Kamal Haasan's Vishwaroopam in Madurai and Ramanathapuram districts, if it was broadcast on DTH platform on January 10.

  • Six of a family burnt to death

    Six of a family burnt to death

    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.

  • Former MLA Kader Basha murdered at home

    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.

  • Tamil Nadu government taking all steps to bring back body of fisherman: Official

    Tamil Nadu government taking all steps to bring back body of fisherman: Official

    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.

  • Indian fisherman killed: Families of the victims lament loss

    Indian fisherman killed: Families of the victims lament loss

    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...

  • Postman fails to deliver mails for four months; probe ordered

    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...

  • DMK's Ritheesh Kumar gets bail in abduction case

    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,...

  • Woman seeks police protection for husband

    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.