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Illegal bull race in Tamil Nadu's Vellore claims life of teen spectator, four held

Police said only four villages - Moonjurpattu, Sivanathapuram, Panamadangi, and Kutlavaripalli - were given permission to conduct bull races on Saturday.

17 Jan 2022

Prime accused held in fraud case involving Rs 70 lakhs worth government funds of Vellore BDO

The beneficiaries, who went by the name of Vijayan and Jayakumar, were found to be receiving Rs 50 lakhs and Rs 20 lakhs respectively to their current accounts.

03 Jan 2022

Her destiny, written in bold: TN transwoman bags govt job with her grit

Amirtha said she considers her science teacher at school, Manonmaniam, as an important person in her school life.

02 Jan 2022

As earthquakes in Vellore region cause damage, experts call for observatories

Residents in the region have raised concerns over the recent quakes.

27 Dec 2021

Vellore jewellery heist: Man held, cops flag security gaps

Sixteen kg of gold unearthed from burial ground, inquiry on to see if others involved

21 Dec 2021

K Durga: Tamil Nadu woman breaking a male bastion to flakes

In a few seconds, soft, flaky and layered parotta comes out fresh of the pan. She makes hundreds of them a day.

12 Dec 2021

Vellore Fort temple flooded after 30 years as moats fill up

Knee-deep water has accumulated inside the premises of Sri Jalakandeswarar temple and steps are being taken to pump out the water.

26 Nov 2021

Causeway across Palar flooded after three decades 

“Over 19 houses were completely destroyed and the residents were moved to relief centres.

24 Nov 2021

Flooded Palar river sparks fears among residents

Crops inundated, many marooned after discharge of 1,04,054 cusecs

21 Nov 2021

Tamil Nadu: Nine dead, nine others injured in house collapse at Vellore's Pernambut

The injured persons are undergoing treatment at Gudiyatham Government Hospital and Government Vellore Medical College Hospital in Adukkamparai.

19 Nov 2021

Woman dies, daughter feared dead after monstrous rock falls on house in Tamil Nadu's Vellore

The house, which had asbestos roofing, was located at the foothills of a hillock, surrounded by a few more houses.

14 Nov 2021

CM Stalin lays foundation stone for construction of houses, other welfare measures for Sri Lankan Tamils

As many as 7,469 houses will be built at a total cost of Rs 317 crore for 19,046 Sri Lankan Tamil families of 106 camps.

02 Nov 2021

Rural local body polls: Election boycotted over SC reservation in Vellore

On Wednesday, the villagers further decided not to exercise their franchise for the other two posts -- district panchayat ward member and panchayat union ward member.

07 Oct 2021

Four-member ATM-robber gang from Haryana nabbed, remanded in Tamil Nadu

They mostly targeted unmanned, and isolated ATM outlets to avoid getting caught, police said.

04 Oct 2021

How Naganathi came back to life

Naganathi originates in Amirthi near Jawadhu Hills in Vellore and flows 30 km through the district before its confluence with Kamandalanathi at Sambuvarayanallur in Tiruvannamalai. 

27 Sep 2021