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Villupuram: Man held for attacking teacher, students with sickle at school

On Wednesday, he walked out from school for lunch break and his elder brother P Stalin (52), who was hiding there, sprang on him with a sickle. 

published on : 26th January 2023
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Villupuram residents relocate, rescue century-old temple from demolition

The National Highways Authority of India officials announced their decision in November 2022 to demolish the temple in a bid to expand the Chennai-Nagapattinam highway.

published on : 14th January 2023
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Waste heaps a common sight at Villupuram in Tamil Nadu

The condition of the 200-metre road connecting TVS Nagar and Jeeva Nagar with Villapuram is also no different.

published on : 26th December 2022
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3,717 Olive Ridley eggs found at Kaliveli fishing harbour site: Forest dept to NGT 

The forest department has confirmed that the Olive Ridley turtles visit this shoreline regularly during nesting season every year. 

published on : 18th December 2022
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Thenpennai river in spate, two men washed away, one rescued

Police said, the deceased were R Ragu (32) and R Kathavarayan (27) of Athiyur Thirukai village.

published on : 14th December 2022
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Villupuram: Two working in pit die of asphyxiation

The deceased - G Iyanar (38) and K Manikandan (35) - had been masons for 12 years and lived in the nearby village of Paakam, sources said.

published on : 29th November 2022
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Inebriated Class 12 boy assaults headmaster in Villupuram, booked

The headmaster Xavier Chandrakumar (57), sustained wounds on his head, but no other injuries. Based on a request from the boy's parents, a transfer certificate was issued.

published on : 17th November 2022
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Villupuram’s teacher toys with a sustainable idea

The teacher was featured in a Mann Ki Baat sessions in December 2020, where he praised her efforts in moulding words into craft.

published on : 13th November 2022
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Lalitha - friend and counsel in caste victims’ fight for justice

Lalitha is waiting in the sweltering corridors of Villupuram District Court patiently for the next case to be called.

published on : 23rd October 2022
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Custodians of Villupuram history

According to the group of archaeological aficionados, history is not something transcribed in textbooks or some distant land.

published on : 9th October 2022
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Heavy showers inundate salt pans in Marakanam in Tamil Nadu

According to official sources, normal life was affected in Villupuram as it received heavy rains from Thursday night till early Friday, recording a downpour of 7.3 cm in a single day.

published on : 8th October 2022
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EB worker electrocuted to death while repairing pole in Tamil Nadu

A funeral procession was held on Wednesday, and higher education minister K Ponmudy paid his last respects.

published on : 6th October 2022
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Reshuffle in government postings leaves Villupuram disabled librarians in a lurch

Just like Vasanthi, other disabled librarians demand that their posting allotments be altered to consider aspects of accessibility for the community.

published on : 4th October 2022
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Minister of Minorities Welfare launches breakfast scheme for govt school students in Villupuram

The Minister visited a government school at Murgampakkam village in Tindivanam taluk and had breakfast along with the children.

published on : 17th September 2022
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Memo issued to court staff by Villupuram CJM for lost evidence

Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) of Villupuram has ordered a memo to the court staff who lost evidence in the sexual harassment case against a former special DGP, here on Thursday.

published on : 3rd September 2022
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Villupuram: Thenpennai River floods even before monsoon

Heavy rains in Villupuram flooded the Thenpennai River and broke a causeway at Thiruvennainallur taluk on Monday.

published on : 30th August 2022
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Techies launch software training centre to lift lives of Villupuram’s rural youth

The centre, which will operate in collaboration with the State Skill Development Corporation and the district administration, was inaugurated by Villupuram MP D Ravikumar on Saturday.

published on : 29th August 2022
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Villupuram court refuses to give report copy to Kallakurichi girl’s kin

Mother of the girl, who was found dead on her school campus on July 13, filed a petition at the chief judicial magistrate court on Tuesday, seeking a copy of the report.

published on : 25th August 2022
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No classes since June, Villupuram govt school hires teachers now

Class 12 students from a government school from Kandachipuram block alleged despite schools reopening three months ago, five teachers were appointed just a day ago.

published on : 25th August 2022
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Tamil Nadu: 'Namma Ooru Super' campaign launched in Villupuram, Kallakurchi

Villupuram Collector D  Mohan inaugurated the campaign at  Valayampatu village in Thiruvennainallur taluk by demonstrating waste segregation to municipal workers.

published on : 22nd August 2022
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