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Sri Lankan navy vessels along the sea front at Galle Face promenade in Colombo on December 9, 2020. Image used for representational purpose only.(AFP)

Sri Lankan navy apprehends 47 Indian fishermen

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai | Rameswaram
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2020 09:50 PM IST
The fishermen were picked up by the island nation’s navy while they were fishing near Neduntheevu there, a senior Fisheries department official said.
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Devotees witnessed ‘Chokkapanai’ (Palm Tree) lit at Ramanathaswamy Temple in Rameswaram on the occasion of Karthigai Deepam festival which is celebrated on the Pournami (Purnima) Tithi of the Tamil month of Karthigai.(Image via Twitter)
Devotees witnessed ‘Chokkapanai’ (Palm Tree) lit at Ramanathaswamy Temple in Rameswaram on the occasion of Karthigai Deepam festival which is celebrated on the Pournami (Purnima) Tithi of the Tamil month of Karthigai.(Image via Twitter)

Devotees witness ‘Chokkapanai’ lit at Ramanathaswamy Temple on Karthigai Deepam festival

By Asian News International | Posted by Mallika Soni | Rameswaram
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 10:51 AM IST
Karthigai Deepam is celebrated on the Pournami (Purnima) Tithi of the Tamil month of Karthigai. Like Diwali, it is a festival of lights.
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Sister Prakasi, headmistress of St Anne’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Tamil Nadu.(ANI)
Sister Prakasi, headmistress of St Anne’s Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Tamil Nadu.(ANI)

Parents, teachers meet as schools in Tamil Nadu set to reopen from November 16

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Rameswaram
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 08:47 AM IST
The schools will reopen for Class 9 to 12 students after seven months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Ramanathaswamy temple in Rameswaram is one of the most important Hindu pilgrimage sites.(NYT Photo)
The Ramanathaswamy temple in Rameswaram is one of the most important Hindu pilgrimage sites.(NYT Photo)

Bomb squads ‘screen’ Madurai and Rameswaram temples, security hiked

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennai
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2019 06:21 PM IST
The Hindu temples at Madurai and Rameswaram are historic and are thronged by thousands of devotees every day.
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The Sri Lankan navy arrested six fishermen from Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram and seized their mechanised boat on Tuesday.(Representative image/REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
The Sri Lankan navy arrested six fishermen from Tamil Nadu’s Rameswaram and seized their mechanised boat on Tuesday.(Representative image/REUTERS FILE PHOTO)

Lankan Navy arrests 6 TN fishermen after flotilla crosses maritime boundary

By M Manikandan | Hindustan Times, Chennnai
PUBLISHED ON AUG 13, 2019 09:29 PM IST
A flotilla of fishing boats from Rameshwaram had strayed into Sri Lanka’s territorial water when they were intercepted by the Lankan Navy.
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Highlights: Chandrababu Naidu thrives on a blame game to cover up his failures, says PM Modi

By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2019 11:56 PM IST
Modi will flag off the Tejas Express between Madurai-Chennai through video conference facility. This will provide faster connectivity between the two cities.
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The man had allegedly sexually assaulted a four-year old girl, in his neighbourhood, following which the girl’s parents lodged a police complaint.(Representative photo)
The man had allegedly sexually assaulted a four-year old girl, in his neighbourhood, following which the girl’s parents lodged a police complaint.(Representative photo)

Wanted for alleged sexual assault of four-year old, Tamil Nadu man found hanging

By HT Correspondent | Rameswaram, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 05:28 PM IST
The 23-year-old man’s body was spotted hanging from a tree near a burial ground on the outskirts of his village Kudiyurrupu on Sunday.
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Sridevi has delivered several hits in Hindi and Tamil films such as Mr India, Lamhe and Moondram Pirai.
Sridevi has delivered several hits in Hindi and Tamil films such as Mr India, Lamhe and Moondram Pirai.

Candid picture of Sridevi, sister-in-law Sunita Kapoor has emerged online. See pic

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2018 11:15 AM IST
Stories and pictures of Sridevi have not stopped coming out since her sudden death in Dubai last month. Here’s a picture of her with Anil Kapoor’s wife Sunita.
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