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?A new Asiatic society is the need of the hour?

?A new Asiatic society is the need of the hour?

CHENNAI: World renowned brain researcher has called for setting up a new Asiatic society on the lines of of Bengal (ASB) founded by William Jones in 1784 in Calcutta. ?I think it?s time for a new Asiatic society,? said Ramachandran, after contributing 2 lakh as initial funding to the proposed […]

Man held for raping daughter for three years

Man held for raping daughter for three years

COIMBATORE: The city police arrested a 35-year-old man on Sunday for repeatedly raping his own minor daughter, a Class VIII student, for the last three years. The girl‘s two uncles have also raped her for the past two years with complete knowledge of the victim‘s parents. The uncles are younger […]

Scientists launch app to assist tree growers, farmers

Scientists launch app to assist tree growers, farmers

COIMBATORE: In a bid to encourage and assist tree growers and farmers, scientists at the city-based Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding have developed a mobile app that focuses specifically on common diseases affecting forest trees. The app also allows people to upload a picture of the diseased portion […]

Prisons make Rs 60 crore off prisoners, but wage delayed

Prisons make Rs 60 crore off prisoners, but wage delayed

CHENNAI: Dearth of funds and a lackadaisical approach by prison department officials continue to haunt several hundreds of prisoners working in prison industries in the state. They have been waiting for their wages for nearly six months. Sources in the prison department said that the prisoners engaged in the bootmaking […]

At 1,550, Tamil Nadu has most no. of abandoned kids, says survey

At 1,550, Tamil Nadu has most no. of abandoned kids, says survey

CHENNAI: has the highest number of abandoned children ? 1,550 from the ages of 7 to18 ? living in child care institutions across the state, revealed a recent report released by the of Women and Child Development. The report, Mapping of Child Care Institutions under the Juvenile Justice Act, 2015, […]