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Let me breathe first, says a free Perarivalan

Tired of interviews, she turned away from cameras and journalists jostling for sound bites. 

19 May 2022

Planning CCI-like entity, will buy cotton in bulk, says TN minister

According to Dharmendra Pratap Yadav, Principal Secretary, Textiles and Handloom Department, Tamil Nadu produces 3.4 to 4 lakh bales against its requirement of 120 lakh bales.

18 May 2022

TN: Small-scale powerlooms stare at bleak future amid surging prices of cotton yarn, raw materials

They urged the State and Union governments to reduce the prices of the cotton yarn and provide more incentives to the sector.

18 May 2022

Ambur biriyani fest off table, no-beef order gets SC panel, parties’ goat

The Tirupattur district administration on Thursday decided to call off the much-touted Ambur Biriyani Festival slated to be held on May 13 and 14 in the town citing heavy rain forecast.

13 May 2022

Irular families in Ranipet to get electricity after 20 years

With no money to pay Rs 3,000 each as deposit fee for new power connections, the only sources of light after dusk for these families were lamps and candles.

12 May 2022

Restore pre-Covid train services in Vellore & Ranipet, say passengers

Thousands of passengers-- including students, education and bank staff, ex-servicemen on the security duty and farmers, commute in the Chennai- Arakkonam - Katpadi - Jolarpet route.

05 May 2022

Tamil Nadu man dies in custody, kin blames police

Thangamani, a 48-year-old farmer from Thattaranai, was secured by the enforcement wing of the police on Tuesday allegedly for brewing illicit liquor.

30 Apr 2022

Buildings razed, school kids swelter outdoors in Tamil Nadu

“The temperature soars in the afternoon and it has become really difficult for the children,” said G Vel Murugan, a parent and member of the Parent-Teacher Association.

25 Apr 2022

Ranipet leads the green way, ensures no trash goes to landfills, incinerators

Ranipet recycles almost all reusable trash, produces manure from wet waste, and manages its garbage without dumping it in landfills or incinerating it.

11 Apr 2022

Maternal mortality rate worryingly higher in TN's Tirupattur district

Early marriages and teenage pregnancy are some of the major reasons for the deaths, said a senior health department official in Tirupattur.

04 Apr 2022

Why is maternal mortality rate so high in Tamil Nadu's Tirupattur district?

Early marriages and teenage pregnancy are some of the major reasons for the deaths, a senior health department official in Tirupattur told TNIE.

04 Apr 2022

Connectivity is a major issue at Jawadhu hills in Vellore

Lack of roads and internet services has left tribals ‘high and dry’. When it comes to education, the situation is much worse in the 68 villages in the Jawadhu hills near Aniacut.

25 Mar 2022

Rocky road to education for ST hamlets in Jawadhu Hills

Around 25,000 people live in 68 villages under Peenjamandhai, Palambattu and Jarthankollai village panchayats where student dropouts, child marriage and child labour are exceptionally high.

24 Mar 2022

Delay in Smart City works irks residents in Vellore

The roads can be laid only after the proper establishment of Vellore District Combined Water Supply Scheme house connections and UGSS machine holes.

23 Mar 2022

Improving Vellore city's sanitation is top priority, says mayor Sujatha Anandhakumar

For VCMC Mayor Sujatha Anandhakumar, improving road connectivity, drinking water facilities and sanitation in the city is a top priority.

22 Mar 2022