Everything you need to know about Coimbatore Racecourse: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Coimbatore Racecourse: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Tennis Association (TNTA) will be conducting three ITF Men's Futures Hard Court tennis tournaments in Chennai and Coimbatore.
Coimbatore, May 21 (ANI): To completely eliminate circulation of fake passports a new model of passport has been launched, which along with the actual image of the holder will also contain his ghost image.
Dubai, May 15 (IANS) The body of an Indian woman, who committed suicide Sunday in her apartment in Bahrain's capital Manama, will be repatriated to her Coimbatore city home in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), May 15 (ANI): Artists associated with India's circus industry have expressed their distress over a ban on the use of wild animals, claiming that half of the circus companies have shut their operations.
Thiruvananthapuram, May 14 (IANS) The central leadership of the CPI-M had sacked three of his staff members but former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan appeared to have taken it in his stride and Tuesday appeared for a party meeting after three months.
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, May 12 (IANS) The long-delayed sacking from the CPI-M of three staff members of Kerala's Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan was effected Sunday at the two-day politburo and central committee meeting of the party in New Delhi.
London, May 2 (IANS) The sale of effects and documents belonging to Mahatma Gandhi will be organised in Ludlow in England May 21, a statement from a renowned auction house in Europe said Thursday.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), April 28 (ANI): To overcome a chronic power shortage, a Ganesha Temple at Coimbatore has set up solar panels to generate its own power.
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Four women died in a fire that broke out in a commercial complex in Coimbatore Thursday morning, police said.
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Four people died in a fire that broke out in a private bank in a commercial complex in Coimbatore Thursday morning, police said.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), April 25 (ANI): A massive fire in a building in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore District claimed four lives.
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) A Maoist leader wanted for the 2010 attack on an Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) camp in West Bengal that left 24 people dead has been arrested in Tamil Nadu, police said Sunday.
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) In a joint operation, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal Police arrested suspected Maoist Shyam Charan Tudu, wanted in the 2010 attack on a CRPF camp in West Bengal's Midnapore, from Coimbatore, police said Sunday.
London, April 6 (ANI): Imogen Thomas has called for The Grand National - National Hunt horse race held annually at Aintree Racecourse near Liverpool, England - to be banned.
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) The 18th European Union Film Festival (EUFF) will aim to narrate engaging stories and offer an insight into remarkable women's live through 24 films to be screened here April 5-14.
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) The congested, crowded Mumbai emerged an unlikely top spot for sparrow sightings as more people reported the small bird's presence here than other metro cities, a survey said Tuesday.
Chennai, March 12 (IANS) A dawn-to-dusk general strike called Tuesday by a DMK-backed group in Tamil Nadu evoked partial response as public vehicles were plying on the roads while some shops downed their shutters.
Chennai, Feb 18 (IANS) Tamil director G.N.R Kumaravelan says his forthcoming family-drama "Haridas" is an ode to fatherhood as the film is about the relationship between a father and son.
Melbourne, Jan 27 (ANI): Lara Bingle has sparked speculations that she might have split from long-term boyfriend Gareth Moody this past week.
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) City-based Swelect Energy Systems Ltd Tuesday announced the acquisition of 49 percent stake in HHV Solar Technologies for Rs.220 million.
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Tamil actor Karthi is on cloud nine after he became a proud father of a girl. His wife Ranjini gave birth to their daughter in Apollo Hospital here Friday.
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) It is not because of digitisation that theatres in Tamil Nadu have shut over the years, says Tirupur Subramanyam, president of Coimbatore region theatre owners association.
Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) Two successful Formula One Indian Grands Prix might have put the country on the global motorsport map, but two deaths in the Mughal Rally brought into sharp focus the lop-sided development of the sport in the country.
New Delhi, Dec. 24 (ANI): India and Russia inked about ten bilateral agreements for strong tie up in the fields of defence, space, trade, investment, science and technology, education, culture and tourism and nuclear energy here on Monday.
Coimbatore/Visakhapatnam/Guwahati, Dec.21 (ANI): Pre-Christmas celebrations have begun across India, with cities getting decorated for the revelry, and churches practicing and organising regular midnight masses.
Sulur (Coimbatore), Dec 18 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee will present the Presidential Standard to 25 and 33 Squadrons of the Indian Air Force (IAF) at a function here on Tuesday.
Chennai, Dec 11 (IANS) The Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India (FMSCI) unanimously re-elected Vicky Chandhok as president at its AGM here Tuesday while Vijay Mallya will continue as the chairman and Bharat Raj as vice president.
Coimbatore, Dec 9 (ANI): With almost 16 hours of power cuts crippling the industrial sector in Tamil Nadu, industrial associations held an emergency meeting in Coimbatore to discuss the likely solution of shifting their units to other areas in the country.
London, Dec. 2 (ANI): Elizabeth Hurley managed to electrify guests at Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury Racecourse with her bright blue coat.
Coimbatore, Nov.26 (ANI): Industrial experts in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, have claimed that using solar energy is extremely beneficial in the wake of consistent and acute power shortages in the area.
Chennai, Nov 25 (IANS) Six people were killed and 50 injured when a bus ferrying them fell into a gorge at Valparai near Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu, police said Sunday.
Coimbatore, Nov. 18 (ANI): Students from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu have designed a robot capable of conducting lunar missions on the moon's surface, and made it to the final phase of a global competition launched jointly by Google Lunar X Prize and Lego Mindstorms-MoonBots.
Coimbatore, Nov.18 (ANI): Residents of Coimbatore are finding the use of solar energy extremely beneficial after experiencing consistent and acute power shortage in the area.
Chennai, Nov 17 (IANS) Happy days are back for elephants belonging to temples and 'mutts' in Tamil Nadu with the state government reviving the special rejuvenation camps for the pachyderms.
Chennai/Coimbatore, Nov.6 (ANI): Supporters and activists of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) Party staged a protest on Tuesday for total liquor prohibition in Tamil Nadu.
Chennai, Nov 1 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government will next week sign memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with 12 companies that will invest Rs.20,295 crore in the state, providing direct employment to 36,855 people, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said Thursday.
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) After two successful editions of the Indian Grand Prix, it is probably the best time to raise the question: Has the arrival of Formula One helped the country's motor sports?
New Delhi, Oct.27 (ANI): With less than a week to go for India Against Corruption (IAC) activists to protest in Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid's parliamentary constituency of Farrukhabad in Uttar Pradesh, calls for his resignation resonated again on Saturday, this time before Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official 7, Racecourse Road residence.
Coimbatore, Oct.21 (ANI): With power cuts lasting for 14-hours at a stretch everyday in Tamil Nadu, the candle production business is enjoying a boom, especially in Coimbatore city.
Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) Southern director Manivannan is set to make a comeback after 11 years with "Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA", a sequel to his 1994 political drama "Amaidhi Padai".
London, Sep 26 (ANI): British Auction house Mullock's are set to auction an array of Indian artifacts in the UK, some belonging to the period after the annexation of Mysore by the British, and also includes a famous painting depicting the death of former leader Tipu Sultan.
Coimbatore, Sep 24 (ANI): Indian tea traders have given a mixed reaction to the Central Government's decision to allow Foreign Direct Investment in multi-brand retail.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Sept 11 (ANI): A vaccination drive for Haj pilgrims was organised here recently in accordance with the guidelines stipulated by the Saudi Arabian Government, that has made immunisation mandatory for travellers before entering Mecca.
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Bipasha Basu seems to be quite secure in her skin. Even with several newcomers making their way into Bollywood, the actress is not worried about her position in the industry, unlike her character in "Raaz 3".
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) British Auction house Mullock's will auction an array of Indian artefacts, including a painting on Tipu Sultan, in late September, said a statement here Wednesday.
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) Competition is likely to be hotter and closer in more ways than one as the curtain goes up on the third round of the JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship at the renovated MMRT track in Sriperumbudur near here this weekend.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Aug 21 (ANI): Builders, including architects, structural and civil engineers, surveyors, real estate developers and masons staged a mass protest here on Tuesday, against hike in cement prices.
Bangalore, Aug 18 (IANS) Some of country's top navigators will be seen in action in the first round of the inaugural JK Tyre-FMSCI Indian National TSD Rally Championship, promoted by Berunda Adventure Sports Club that will be flagged-off at the Golden Gate Properties, here Sunday.
The last day of Round 2 of the 15th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship was a feast for motorsport lovers at the Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore as the crowd here witnessed the five exciting races
Chennai, July 28 (IANS) India's Saketh Myneni, second seed, got past fourth seed Suk-Yun Jeong of Korea 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 to lift the singles title in the Indian Oil Servo ITF Futures men's tennis tournament here Saturday after a two-hour 15-minute battle.
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Multi-product company Tube Investments of India (TI), part of the $4.4 billion Murugappa Group, Friday announced plans to acquire promoter holdings of gear maker Shanthi Gears.
Coimbatore, July 6 (IANS) More powerful engines and faster vehicles will mark the 15th JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship that will commence here Saturday when the first of the six rounds will be run at the Kari Motor Speedway track.
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Catch-them-young to spread a good concept is what diversified corporate ITC Ltd. has decided to follow in propagating its wealth-out-of-waste (WOW) initiative.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), June 15 (ANI): A florist hailing from Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu has been successful in growing a rare flower called the Fireball Lily at his residence.
Coimbatore, June 11 (ANI): India's oldest grandmother, Sowmi Akka, 120, says she stays fit due to a healthy diet.
Melbourne, June 5 (ANI): Lara Bingle's brother has been charged for assaulting a man during a fight at Randwick Racecourse in Sydney.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), June. 5 (ANI): A house owner in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, has claimed that a coconut tree located at the back has delivered a record breaking 5000 coconuts.
Coimbatore, June 1 (IANS) With 64 entries in the Championship category and a further 212 riders in the three single-make series, the 2012 MMSC-Sidvin National Motorcycle Racing Championship here this weekend boasts of being one of the biggest while the competition is expected to be as close as it was last year.
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) With over 200 entries and 10 categories, including three single-make series, the MMSC-SIDVIN Indian National Motorcycle Racing Championship, commencing at the Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore Friday, is expected to have big grids.
London, May 21(ANI): Ailing boxing legend Frank Bruno pulled out of a charity midnight trek, which ended early, due to concerns over its affecting his mental condition.
London, May 7 (ANI): Wayne Rooney dressed up as a Teddy Boy on Sunday night for a 1950s-themed party.
Bangalore/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The CBI Thursday registered a graft case against state-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. (BEML) chairman and managing director V.R.S. Natarajan and searched his office and house in Bangalore for documents pertaining to hiring a consulting firm, whose director was also booked.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The CBI Thursday registered a case against V.R.S. Natarajan, chief of the the state-owned Bharat Earth Movers Ltd, and Tamil Nadu-based consultancy firm Astral Consultants' director C.S. Srivatsan, in connection with alleged irregularities in the import of heavy-duty Tatra trucks for the Indian Army, an official said here.
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has searched V.R.S. Natarajan, chairman and managing director of the state-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd.
New Delhi, Apr 9(ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has accepted an invitation to visit Pakistan on the condition that Pakistan has to show concrete progress in eliminating terrorism, a former Indian diplomat has said.
Coimbatore, Jan 10 (ANI): Leading nuclear missile scientist, A Sivanthu Pillai has said that the 'Brahmos-2' hypersonic missile which has a speed of mach 7, would be ready to fly in the next five years.
Coimbatore, Nov 4 (ANI): Elated by the astonishing popularity of Formula One in India, the country's first F1 driver Narain Karthikeyan has said that he was amazed by the massive response the sport received recently conducted circuit race.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Oct 29(ANI): A Coimbatore-based missionary has been accused of falsely projecting young Buddhist girls from Nepal as "orphans" of murdered Christians to raise funds globally from British and American churches.
Coimbatore, Oct 23(ANI): School students in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, on Saturday attempted a world record by making a candy mosaic with a message to create awareness about global warming.
Sydney, Oct 16(ANI): Days after Nathan Bracken's name was mentioned by alleged bookie Mazhar Majeed in a spot-fixing court case in London, it was business as usual for the former Australian fast bowler.
Coimbatore, Oct 15 (ANI): Former President and eminent scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Saturday said that he would visit nuclear plants across the country to check existing safety mechanisms, in a bid to allay the fears of activists and locals following Japan's Fukushima disaster.
Tiruppur (Tamil Nadu), Oct 7 (ANI): Exporters in Tamil Nadu's Tiruppur District have expressed anguish over the central government inking a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Bangladesh.
Coimbatore, Oct 5 (ANI): Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) Chief V. Gopalswamy, also known as Vaiko has slammed the Sri Lankan government for oppressing and colonising its Tamil minority community.
Coimbatore, Oct 2(ANI): The Tea Trade Association of Coimbatore (TTAC) has urged the Tamil Nadu government to introduce uniform VAT (Value Added Tax) rate for tea sold through auction centres.
New Delhi, Sep.29 (ANI): Union Ministers Pranab Mukherjee and P. Chidambaram on Thursday put up a united front before the media on a controversial statement forwarded to the Prime Minister's Office by the finance ministry with regard to Chidambaram's alleged role in the auctioning of 2G spectrum licenses when he was the country's finance minister in 2007 and 2008.
Coimbatore, Sep 22 (ANI): In an endeavour to educate the students about the India-America relations, the American Consulate General hosted a travelling exhibition in Coimbatore.
Coimbatore, Sep 19 (ANI): The Ministry of Textiles has initiated a unique programme to provide women with an opportunity to become self-sufficient.
Coimbatore, Aug.13 (ANI): To commemorate the 64th Indian Independence Day, residents of Coimbatore have decorated a temple with 30 varieties of vegetables and prayed for peace and harmony in the country.
Coimbatore, July 23 (ANI): With party supremo M. Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi and party lawmaker A. Raja presently lodged at Delhi's Tihar Jail, and another leader Dayanidhi Maran forced to quit the Union Cabinet in connection with the 2G scam, the Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) top brass will hold a crucial meet here today to decide the party's future strategy.
Coimbatore, July 15 (ANI): In the wake of unprecedented hike in cotton yarn prices, the traders of spinning textile mills in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city have decided to discontinue production for the next ten days in order to voice their anger.
Coimbatore, July 13 (ANI): Coimbatore police has taken four people into its custody for beating a man to death on a busy road on Sunday.
London, July 13 (ANI): Four examples from the 134 million-pound worth set of counterfeit bank notes that Hitler had got printed as part of 'Operation Bernhard' to spark inflation and a cash crisis in Britain during World War Two, will go under the hammer next month.
Coimbatore, June 4(ANI): An exhibition on historical coins and currency bills is being held in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
Bangalore/New Delhi May 4, 2011: Demanding an immediate halt to the Jaitapur project till a comprehensive review of the nuclear policy is conducted; Greenpeace today began faxing people's petitions to the Prime Minister's Office and also to the office of the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.
Coimbatore, Apr 9 (ANI): Indian Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran claimed during the poll campaign here that Chief Minister of the state M Karunanidhi has worked for the people of Tamil Nadu during his rule.
Coimbatore, Apr 1 (ANI): Ahead of April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly elections, the appliance industry in Coimbatore booms after politicians promised to gift them to voters.
Coimbatore, Apr 1 (ANI): The leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, has slammed Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi for giving away freebies to woo voters.
Chennai, Mar 31 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha, Sushma Swaraj, said Thursday sport and diplomacy should not be clubbed.
Chennai, Mar 29 (ANI): Campaigning ahead of Tamil Nadu assembly polls, Union Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran has said he was confident that his party would win again as the State Government had fulfilled all the promises made to the common man.
Coimbatore, Mar 10 (ANI): With just one month left for the Tamil Nadu Assembly elections, flag manufacturers in Coimbatore are seeing sales soar.
Coimbatore, Mar 7 (ANI): Former Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Dr. K Kasturirangan has said that the Indian economy is expected to reach USD six trillion by 2020 if India sustains a nine per cent GDP growth.
Coimbatore, Feb 13(ANI): Activists of Hindu Makkal Katchi, a regional party in Tamil Nadu, protested against the celebration of the Valentine's Day on Sunday, and warned locals to refrain from all celebrations in Coimbatore.
Coimbatore, Feb 8 (ANI): Cricket fans in Coimbatore are looking forward to the World Cup matches to be played in the city.
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 31 (ANI): An Indian astrologer has been arrested after a woman accused him of forcing her into having sex when she approached him for help.
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Jan.23 (ANI): Tamil activists here have condemned the arrest of a woman Tamil lawyer and her assistant in Sri Lanka for non-possession of proper documents.
Coimbatore, Jan 16 (ANI): In a major enforcement exercise, officials of the Revenue Department detained a truck ferrying 15 tonnes of rice meant for public distribution system (PDS) here on Saturday.
Coimbatore, Jan 15 (ANI): The skyrocketing prices of food articles soured the flavour of the Pongal festival in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city.
Coimbatore, Jan 5 (ANI): To motivate youngsters to join defence forces, the Territorial Army flagged off a cycling expedition here.
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Coimbatore, Jan 1 (ANI): The activists of Hindu fundamentalist group 'Bharath Sena' protested outside hotels, which have organised New Year celebration parties, in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city on Saturday.