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No artificial ripening of mangoes, Salem traders told

A fine of Rs 2 lakh will also be slapped on the traders in violation of the norms.

13 May 2022

Stormwater drains work delays re-laying Kombaipatti junction road in Salem

Hundreds of heavy and light vehicles ply this road daily. But a km of this stretch between NGGO Colony Road and Kombaipatti Mariamman Temple Junction is completely damaged and has not been relaid.

05 May 2022

BJP says Bible distributed in Salem GH, dean denies

In a social media post, BJP's Salem unit claimed that unidentified persons visited many wards at the hospital on May 1 (Sunday) and distributed copies of the Bible to patients.

04 May 2022

Salem Municipality to act against citizens if found dumping garbage in waterbodies

Even though the SCMC had taken these steps to keep the city clean, the public continues to litter roads and dump waste into waterbodies.

22 Apr 2022

December rains bring down yield, mango prices jump two-fold

In the past two years (2020 and 2021), due to the Covid pandemic, the mango sale was hit in April and May and tonnes of mangoes were reportedly wasted.

07 Apr 2022

Yercaud gears up for summer festival, preparation in full swing

Workers of the horticulture department started planting flower plants in thousands of pots in Anna Park, Botanical garden, and Rose garden.

04 Apr 2022

Male faculty fear job loss as co-ed college gets govt nod to go all-women in Salem 

The Salem Sowdeswari College (SSC), started in 1975,  has more than 1,000 students and 55 faculty members, of which 26 are men. The college offers seven UG courses and two PG research courses.

31 Mar 2022

EB dept on course to meet free connection target in Namakkal and Salem district  

The electricity department is nearing its target of providing free power connections to farmers in Salem and Namakkal districts under the one lakh free power connections to farmers scheme.

30 Mar 2022

TB cases down 20 per cent in Namakkal in 5 years

Namakkal district has been selected to receive the bronze medal from the Union Government for reducing tuberculosis (TB) cases. Bronze medal is given if cases are brought down by more than 20 per cent

24 Mar 2022

Salem GH performed more dialysis amid Covid lockdowns

Even as several hospitals across the State turned patients away during the two Covid-19 waves, the Salem Government Hospital performed more number of dialysis as compared to the pre-Covid period.

23 Mar 2022

Salem watermelon traders high and dry as sales stagnate

As the State saw heavy rains last year, farmers, especially watermelon cultivators in Tiruvannamalai, Chengalpet, Villupuram and Cuddalore districts reaped a good harvest.

21 Mar 2022

1.12 lakh Namakkal farmers await new dairy plant

Currently, Aavin operates two chilling units, each having capacity of 50,000 litres, at Laddivadi.

18 Mar 2022

Omalur-Mecheri Road 4-laning work in Dharmapuri at brisk pace

People from the two towns use the road to reach Mettur, where a large number of industries are located.

12 Mar 2022

Four-laning of Namakkal-Musiri Road to commence in April

Sources in Salem division of Highway department said the decision to upgrade the road from a 2-lane highway was taken in January this year, following request from several quarters.

09 Mar 2022

Periyar University in Salem suspends assistant professor for ‘speaking to media’

A Tamil newspaper carried a report about the petition on March 1, and the university accused Premkumar of leaking the information and sought an explanation.

08 Mar 2022