V Narayanamurthi

Twin sati stones identified in Javadhu Hills speak volumes of heroism

Tamil literatures had made elaborate documentation of such wars and how the soldiers in the villages used to fight back.

05 Aug 2018

Nomadic West Bengal youth on a hive-hunting mission in Vellore

The group of youth finds matured hives, destroys them and then reaps the sweet harvest, which is bought by on-lookers.

15 Jul 2018

Government school gets Tamil Nadu's's first bio-toilet, kindles curiosity from nearby schools

The Government Higher secondary school at Thorapadi here has gained attention for the installation of the state's first Bio-Toilet which has evoked curiosity from other schools.

15 Jun 2018

Commonwealth Games: Sathish Kumar Sivalingam's parents thank god for clinching third gold

Even as the nation was going gaga over the gold won by Sathish Kumar Sivalingam in Gold Coast, it was life as usual in his hometown, Sathuvachari.

08 Apr 2018

Fish found dead in tank of Vellore Murugan temple

Hundreds of fish were found dead in a tank attached to the Vallimalai Murugan temple on Sunday. While the cause of death is being probed, temple officials said that steps were being taken to clean the tank.

07 Mar 2018

Prof traces Javadi Hills to ancient roots

Inscription contains reference to Navira Malai, indicating Javadi Hills could have been known by this name 2000 years ago; ancient era inscriptions, artefacts and structures were found lately

28 Jan 2018

Research smokes out mosquito larvae with cigarettes

The team found that pesticides synthesised from discarded cigarette butt are highly toxic to mosquitoes which cause many infectious diseases such as malaria, dengue, etc.

09 Jan 2018

Youth on a healing mission reaches out to the diffabled with leprosy

Carrying a bagful of essential materials to provide first aid, blankets, sarees, dhotis, towels and bedspreads, this young man is on a mission to provide solace to the differently abled people affected by leprosy on the streets. Meet Manimaran (31), who was seen attending to leprosy affected persons here on Thursday.

27 Oct 2017

City Livelihood Centre launched in Vellore of Tamil Nadu

Have you ever felt the need for domestic helps and your search to find the suitable guy at affordable cost always proved futile? To meet this growing demand for the city dwellers where domestic servic

16 Sep 2017

Thenpennai-Palar linking soon, says CM Edappadi K Palaniswami

The Centre has already given green light for the  D66-crore project, says Edappadi K Palaniswami during the MGR centenary celebration in Vellore

10 Sep 2017

Rains bring a ritual from brink

Villages near Andra Pradesh has so far received an average of 100 cm of rain in the last three days, with places around Vaniyambadi receiving most of it.

03 Aug 2017

Farmers fear the worst as AP builds one more check dam across Palar

Neighbouring State has already increased the height of existing check dams across the river in three locations between Pullur and Palar villages in the past six months

15 Jun 2017

Political veteran Era Sezhiyan to turn 95 on Friday

The 95th birthday celebrations of noted parliamentarian and freedom fighter Era Sezhiyan will be held at Hotel Palm Grove in Chennai on Friday.

27 Apr 2017

Christian Medical College goes smart with  automated car park

Christian Medical College Hospital has taken the lead in addressing space crunch with an automated Multi-Level Car Parking facility.

21 Feb 2017

UK citizen Hoggard follows his heart to turn sand into work of art

Meet 51-year-old Paul Hoggard from the UK for whom carving shapes out of sand is his passion, and when he follows his heart, a spectacle is born.

05 Feb 2017

Palar brims on AP side, check dam throttles flow

AP CM Chandrababu Naidu wants to exploit water tourism potential

30 Jul 2016

Andhra government raising height of check dams upstream Palar, say activists

Group visits upper river basin in Chittoor district and finds two upcoming new structures

12 Jul 2016

Shot in the arm for multi-drug resistant TB care

Training on administering Bedaquiline, the new drug included on MDRTB programme, given at Vellore GH on Tuesday

09 Jun 2016

DMK Faces Uphill Task in Katpadi

Durai Murugan, who won four consecutive terms from the seat since1996, is pitted against AIADMK’s Appu.

05 May 2016

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