Water, water everywhere but no water to drink, says this village in Coimbatore
Wednesday, November 27, 2019, 8:06 AM
On first-glance, lush green surrounding and the beautiful-ponds of Pollachi's Kallipattipudur is a-dream-location to live in but as you enter the village which is in Coimbatore-district of Tmail-Nadu, reality of their crisis hits you the moment one needs water. The Rime of the Ancient-Mariner written by Samuel-Taylor-Coleridge has a line that beautifully fits this village's situation, "Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink."
Woman Tries To Avoid AIADMK Flagpole On Road, Hit By Truck In Tamil Nadu
Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 11:09 AM
A 30-year-old woman who was riding a scooter was hit by a truck on Monday morning after she tried to avoid a flagpole of the AIADMK that had fallen on a highway in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore. Anuradha Rajeswari, who was riding the scooter, suffered serious fractures on both her legs after the heavy vehicle's front right wheel ran over them, the police said.
Supreme Court Reconfirms Death Penalty In Coimbatore Rape And Murder Case
Thursday, November 7, 2019, 8:49 PM
A man convicted of "horribly" gang-raping a 10-year-old girl before murdering her along with her little-brother in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore in 2010 does not deserve mercy, SC said dismissing his petition against the death-sentence. In a-majority-judgment of 2:1, a bench headed by Justice RF Nariman said there are no-grounds to review convict Manoharan's death-penalty as he has committed a "grave-offence to the society".