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Mangoes ripen prematurely, Tamil Nadu farmers in distress

Horticulture Deputy Director B Radhakrishnan said mango trees are grown in around 3,500 hectares across the district.

08 Apr 2023

Tehsildar guru guides many to government jobs in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar

Marimuthu also counsels students on their careers. For over a decade, he has been gifting dresses to 100 young minds from economically weaker sections every Diwali. 

02 Apr 2023

Wildlife Sniffer Dog Simi passes away

"She was ailing for the last six months and was not deployed for duty. On Sunday, she passed away and we performed final rites for her before the burial," he added.

27 Mar 2023

Virudhunagar industrial park set to wean away people from cracker units

In the last few months, scores of people died in blasts in fire cracker units that had not been following safety measures, and were employing people illegally.

21 Mar 2023

Virudhunagar farmer wins recognition from IARI

According to the sources from IARI, Sivakumar is one among 36 farmers who were conferred with the Innovative Farmer recognition this year.  

05 Mar 2023

Chapter one: How to be a good teacher

Nadiammal teaches all-rounded activities like silambam, chess, and yoga to her kids at the primary school

12 Feb 2023

Thread of misery hangs over Dhalavaipuram looms

Sources said the wages of the workers are supposed to be revised once in three years. However, new contracts with revised wages have been stuck in a limbo.

07 Feb 2023

Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar stirs up success with 'Irumbu Penmani' ingredients

Muthulakshmi is eight months pregnant now and is expecting a bundle of joy to enter her life bursting with health soon.

29 Jan 2023

Two more victims of Vembakottai cracker blast succumb to injuries

District collector J Meghanath Reddy said the district administration was not able to immediately evacuate the workers after the inspection.

22 Jan 2023

Animal Care Trust: Succour for wounded tails

Madhanagopal aka Madhan is one of the six members of Animal Care Trust based in Rajapalayam.

15 Jan 2023

Price hike: Calendar sale in Virudhunagar fails to turn a page

Since the last week of December, the printing presses have been receiving orders from political parties and this has lifted the spirits to some extent.

07 Jan 2023

Changing the narrative: Transgender women beat the odds to land govt jobs in Tamil Nadu

District collector J Meghanath Reddy recalls he was discussing with officials to hire educated people when he came across names of Saranya and Ramya Sri.

25 Dec 2022

Snatcher fed bananas to 'discharge' chain he ate, two arrested

During interrogation, Muthupandi who snatched the chain said he threw it in the forest.

25 Dec 2022

Butterfly effect and the pursuit of nature

Through Wild Earthlings, the nature-based community with Sharan at its helm, he set the standards for wildlife education and nature observation.

18 Dec 2022

Samba Vathal awaits GI tag endorsement

The capsaicin content (the compound that causes the burning spicy taste) of Samba Vathal is 0.24%, while Guntur Sannam Chilli contains just 0.226% of the compound.

15 Dec 2022

Virudhunagar Primary Health Centres gift 171 new moms surprise frames

Collector J Meghanath Reddy said this initiative aims to gift the new mothers with something that they could cherish for a lifetime.

05 Dec 2022

Stay free of whispers with Mullai pads

The tired new mother exits a hospital in Chennai with a snoozing bundle of joy in her arms, anticipating the milestones of her firstborn son peppered with the sleepless nights of parenthood.

04 Dec 2022

Environmentalists flock social media for spreading awareness

"Recently, the two species of laughing thrush birds have been branched into four: Palani Laughingthrush, Banasura Laughingthrush, Ashambu Laughingthrush, and Nilgiri Laughingthrush.

03 Dec 2022

30 years on, Virudhunagar new bus stand in dark

Sources said the buses from Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari, Tenkasi, and Thoothukudi from Madurai that passes through Virudhunagar does not enter the city and go through the national highways.

30 Nov 2022

Cyber cell warns public of lottery prize scams

K Balamurugan (40) of Watrap, lost `45,300 to a fraudster, who collected his contact details to enrol him in a lucky draw that was offering a television as the prize.

30 Nov 2022

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