Tirunelveli

Hooligans hunt ‘treasure’ at historical site

Vasavappapuram archaeological site is at risk as the gravel sand there is allegedly being illegally transported for various projects, including government works.

published on : 19th September 2021

Lack of demand forces farmers in Tirunelveli to let produce rot

Many farmers of vegetables like onion, cucumber, okra, and guar in Tirunelveli are staring at loss despite having a good harvest, primarily because of a lack of demand.

published on : 4th September 2021

Catch me if you can: 23-year chase comes to end, TN murder convict caught in Kerala

Tirunelveli District Sessions court had sentenced Pachathu to life imprisonment in 1995 for murdering another man in 1992.

published on : 31st August 2021

Tirunelveli: Idols gather dust, dreams of migrants lay shattered

More than 40 Rajasthani migrant idol makers and their families, who were staying in Tirunelveli for the past two decades, have decided to call it a day.

published on : 28th August 2021

Tirunelveli shop brings Kaani tribal life into sharp focus

Want to get a flavour of the lives of Kaani tribals? No, you don’t have to venture into the forest now, just go to AR Lane in the heart of the city.  

published on : 19th August 2021

TN State Transport Corporation bus driver suspended after caught on camera threatening to thrash woman

The incident took place on August 15 in Kuthapanchan village on a government bus (27A) plying between Kadayam and Alangulam.

published on : 17th August 2021

Stalin opens building for differently-abled dept in Tirunelveli

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday inaugurated a building for the differently-abled welfare department in Tirunelveli district through video conference facility.

published on : 1st August 2021

Tirunelveli: Father Stan Swamy’s ashes placed for public viewing

Mortal remains of Father Stan Swamy was kept for public viewing at St Francis Xavier school here on Friday.

published on : 24th July 2021

Tension in Tirunelveli after Dalit youth, two Sri Lankan refugees hacked

Tension prevailed in parts of the Tirunelveli district as the caste Hindus of Munneerpallam village hacked a Dalit youth and two Sri Lankan refugees on Wednesday night.

published on : 18th June 2021

Dearth of crematoriums a burning issue in Tirunelveli

The residents have urged the authorities concerned to install one more crematorium in the district to ease the situation. 

published on : 10th June 2021

CM Stalin inaugrates two Covid Care Centres in Tirunelveli

The one at St Anthony’s College of Education, Thisaiyanvilai, has 140 beds, and the one at Universal College of Engineering and Technology, Vallioor, has 180 beds, a government statement said. 

published on : 3rd June 2021

40-year-old dies of black fungus in Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli

Authorities at the TvMCH said that the deceased, a resident of Thoothukudi district, was admitted to the hospital with black fungus after she recovered of Covid-19 from a private hospital. 

published on : 31st May 2021

Tamil comedian Nellai Siva passes away at 69 in Tirunelveli

The actor who made his debut with Pandiarajan's Aanpaavam in 1985, continued to act in multiple films over the decades.

published on : 11th May 2021

15 journalists test Covid positive in Tirunelveli

Fifteen journalists, set to cover counting of votes at Government Engineering College in Tirunelveli on May 2, tested positive for Covid on Friday. 

published on : 1st May 2021

Tirunelveli: Covid ward staff demand self-isolation facility to save family

An office bearer of the Tamil Nadu Government Nurses Association stated that most of the family members of hospital workers are yet to take the Covid vaccination. 

published on : 27th April 2021
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