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Legal aid camp to help pilgrims

Legal aid camps have been set up at Natham and Palani by the District Legal Service Authority to create legal awareness among pilgrims and help them in case they need any legal help. Principal District Sessions Judge Jamuna inaugurated the camp at Natham on Thursday in the presence of Judicial Magistrate Sarathraj. They distributed reflecting […]

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Gandhi Smriti to be held from tomorrow

Mahatma Gandhi’s message to be spread With a view to spreading Mahatma Gandhi’s message of non-violence, selflessness and love, various programmes will be organised in the district under the title Gandhi Smriti. The programmes will be organised under the aegis of a committee led by district panchayat president G. Venugopal. Various organisations have pledged support […]

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Efforts on to make 30 lakh seed balls

Plan is to create a world record Over 2500 students were involved in making seed balls. The district administration, in association with Martin Charitable Trust, organised the event at National Academy School, here on Tuesday. Collector K. Veera Raghava Rao inaugurated the event. It will continue for 72 hours and conclude on Thursday. “Students were […]

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Intruder tries to sexually assault 9-year-old in Bengaluru

The Bellandur police are on the lookout for an unidentified man who attempted to sexually assault a nine-year-old girl sleeping in her apartment in Haraluru in the wee hours of Saturday. The accused gained entry into the apartment through the window and escaped soon after the victim woke up and screamed for help, the police […]

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Polio drops: transit booths to be open for two more days

This year’s first polio immunisation drive saw over two lakh children administered polio vaccine across the district on Sunday. The drive was inaugurated by Minister for Tourism Vellamandi N. Natarajan and Minister for Backward Classes and Minority Welfare S. Valarmathi at the Urban Primary Healthcare Centre on E.B. Road in Tiruchi city. City corporation commissioner […]

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Subway to be opened soon

A subway between Golden Rock and Tiruverumbur railway stations, which is being constructed in place of a manned level crossing, will soon be thrown open to public use. Construction of the subway at a cost of ₹5.13 crore began nearly six months ago after residents wrote to Southern Railway. The work did not take long […]

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Sides of highways to be cleaned

Waste to be segregated, disposed of The sides of national and State highways will be cleaned on January 25 with the support of various departments and organisations. Biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste collected from the sides of highways passing through each panchayat will be segregated. While degradable waste will be used for composting, non-biodegradable waste will […]

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Govt. trying to convert India into Hindu nation: Activists

Activists opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the proposed National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) alleged that the Union government was trying to convert secular India into a Hindu nation. Addressing a rally organised by The Muslim Central Committee of Dakshina Kannada and Udupi at Adyar on Wednesday, Harsh Mander, […]

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3 more smart toilets to come up in Tiruchi

The pre-fabricated structure can be set up on a 100 sq.ft site The Tiruchi City Corporation (TCC) plans to construct three more smart toilets in the city. The first smart toilet of the city was inaugurated on Allithurai Road adjacent to Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Medical College Hospital (MGMGH) a few days ago. A Chennai […]