Doctors hesitant to take jab as COVID-19 vaccination drive begins in Vellore region

"Why should I take the vaccine. They are trying to hold the trial using us even before complete data on trials, efficacy and safety is released," said a govt medical college professor

published on : 16th January 2021

Chennai engineer sets record for collecting currency notes from maximum number of countries

Annamalai's collection includes currency notes from 410 nations which comprise 189 existing UN Member nations, 27 Island and Overseas Territories.

published on : 11th January 2021

TN ex-serviceman performs yoga on bed of nails to raise awareness on fighting COVID-19

Incidentally, he began practising yoga just after the COVID-19 outbreak hit the country and mastered it in a few months

published on : 2nd January 2021

COVID homecoming: TN man, missing for 10 years, found in Chhattisgarh

Bastar district administration contacted locals from Prakash's village who further helped in tracing his parents, who had lodged a missing person report a decade back at the local police station. 

published on : 20th December 2020

Sanchita Shetty's insta pix at Annamalaiyar Hills sparks controversy

Photos in the tagged section of her Instagram page showed Sanchita on top of the 2668-feet-tall hill performing Maha Deepam dharshan. The photos had been uploaded three days earlier. 

published on : 8th December 2020

Tiruvannamalai: Kin wade through river in spate to cremate the dead

Meanwhile, an elderly man named Settu died at Kamandalapuram village on Wednesday.  “During funeral procession, his family members and relatives proceeded to the crematorium.

published on : 4th December 2020

Plea for bridge falls on deaf ears: TN villagers wade through river with corpse for funeral

“We have been demanding construction of a minor bridge across the river so that we can have easy access to Padavedu. But no one cared to take necessary action to end our woes,” rued a villager

published on : 3rd December 2020

Six-year-old Tiruvannamalai boy balances 15 earthen lamps on self while performing yoga

Devesh Sai of Tiruvannamalai performed a five-minute-long act and held 15 lamps on his body, much to the amazement of the audience at a Babaji Ashram in the temple town on Wednesday.

published on : 3rd December 2020

Quota for Vanniyars: Over 1,200 cadre held in Vellore, Tiruvannamalai

A total of 671 functionaries were held in Kilpennathur, Mangalam, Chengam, Thandrampet, Polur, Arni, Cheyyar, and Vandavasi in Tiruvannamalai, police said.

published on : 2nd December 2020

Maha Deepam lit atop Annamalaiyar Hills

Despite the major event of the temple town taking place, the town wore a deserted look as visitors were barred from attending the festival or entering inside the temple.

published on : 30th November 2020

Bharani Deepam lit at Sri Arunachaleswarar Temple

Maha Deepam to lit on Annamalaiyar hills today evening

published on : 29th November 2020

TN farmers anxiously await compensation as Cyclone Nivar leaves trail of destruction

A central team of officials will arrive in Vellore and Ranipet districts on Tuesday to assess the extent of damage

published on : 28th November 2020

66 trees, 237 electricity poles collapse in Tiruvannamalai

No casualties were reported in the district, while the cyclone claimed lives of 18 cattle, and crops in 2,272.58 hectares of land were reportedly destroyed, official sources said.

published on : 27th November 2020

Cyclone Nivar impact: Rivers, waterfalls in spate in Vellore region, flood warning issued

"A flood warning has been issued to people residing in low-lying areas who have been asked to move to safer places including temporary shelters,” said Vellore district collector A Shanmuga Sundaram

published on : 26th November 2020

Cyclone Nivar impact: Shenbagathope dam in Tiruvannamalai opened after copious inflow

The TN CM sanctioned funds of Rs 16.37 crore last October to carry out repair work, particularly to replace the shutters. Now, the dam has begun storing water to the delight of locals and farmers.

published on : 26th November 2020
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