Woman jumps to death after hubby suspects fidelity

Woman jumps to death after hubby suspects fidelity

Tirupur: A 22-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping from the third floor of an apartment in the city on Sunday.The victim, A Pandi Selvi of Guruvayurappan Nagar on Perumanallur Road, hailed from Salem district, police sources said. “She was married to H Ashok Kumar and had a 10-month-old baby. Ashok Kumar was working in a knitwear unit. They were staying in the ground floor of the three-storey building. On Sunday, […]

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Woman delivers stillborn at home; Health department orders probe

Woman delivers stillborn at home; Health department orders probe

Tirupur: Close on the heels of the death of a woman after a do-it-yourself delivery at home, a 27-year-old migrant labourer delivered a stillborn baby at her home near Kangeyam without professional medical help. The district health department has ordered an inquiry into the issue.Police sources said though the woman had a similar stillbirth at her home earlier, the family did not realise the importance of healthcare professionals’ intervention. Her […]

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Action against illegal constructions at Varkala

Action against illegal constructions at Varkala

Thiruvananthapuram: municipality has decided to proceed with demolition measures against the controversial resort construction, which had triggered unruly scenes in the previous council meeting. Varkala municipality secretary Subodh S said that the first notice was issued on July 15 and as per the rules, 15 days’ time was allotted to the party to submit documents. “Since we have not received any documents from the party, we issued the confirmation order […]

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Two shutters of Peppara dam to be opened today

Two shutters of Peppara dam to be opened today

Thiruvananthapuram: While all eyes are on Idukki dam, the water in the capital city’s too is inching close to its its maximum level. The maximum permissible level of water in Peppara dam is 107.50m. Kerala Water Authority (KWA) has decided to raise the spillway shutters of the dam by Tuesday early morning. The state electricity board has been generating power twice a day to utilize the water, thereby keeping the […]

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Nepal PM Oli pledges early implementation of transport, transit agreement with China

Nepal PM Oli pledges early implementation of transport, transit agreement with China

KATHMANDU: Nepal Prime Minister has pledged to implement at the earliest the landmark transport and transit agreement signed with China, a move aimed at reducing landlocked country‘s total dependence on India. The popular minister said this during his meeting with Chinese deputy minister of external affairs Wang Yajun in Kathmandu yesterday. Oli said the agreement on transport and transit signed between Nepal and China in during his first stint as […]

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