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Virudhunagar: 1,000 firecracker units shut as blast toll touches five 

Revenue officials have initiated inspection of fireworks units and at least 10 units have been temporarily closed for various violations on Friday, sources said.

published on : 21st January 2023
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Virudhunagar: Two men arrested for murdering 18-year-old

During police interrogation, Sethuraja's friend Karthik said they had gone for a stroll near the lake on Sunday night.

published on : 21st January 2023
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Price hike: Calendar sale in Virudhunagar fails to turn a page

Since the last week of December, the printing presses have been receiving orders from political parties and this has lifted the spirits to some extent.

published on : 7th January 2023
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BJP protests non-inclusion of sugarcane in Pongal gift hamper in Tamil Nadu

In the petition, BJP Virudhunagar West- Kisan Morcha said excluding these items would incur a heavy loss to the farmers.

published on : 27th December 2022
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Collector says farmers in Virudhunagar will get three lakh saplings

According to sources, the scheme is to be implemented with 60% funding from the Union Government and 40% from the state government.  

published on : 18th December 2022
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30 years on, Virudhunagar new bus stand in dark

Sources said the buses from Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari, Tenkasi, and Thoothukudi from Madurai that passes through Virudhunagar does not enter the city and go through the national highways.

published on : 30th November 2022
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Monsoon dampens firecracker production in TN's Virudhunagar

A considerable amount of firecrackers will also be used during events like Karthigai Deepam in Tamil Nadu, Guru Nanak Jayanthi in the northern states, and the like," he added.

published on : 7th November 2022
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Millet mixed breakfast for Virudhunagar students

As of now, the menu designed has food items including Pongal, Semiya Kichadi, and wheat upma.

published on : 30th October 2022
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17 lakh to get fortified rice through PDS in two Tamil Nadu districts

"There is no maximum cap for purchasing fortified rice. An AAY card holder, eligible for 20 kgs of rice a month, can opt for nutritional rice for this entire allocation (20 kgs),” said an official. 

published on : 19th September 2022
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Custodial death: Family refuses to accept body in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar

The kin are demanding a government job of one of the family members and punishing those responsible immediately, before they accept the body.

published on : 19th September 2022
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Remnants of Megalithic iron smelting furnace found in Virudhunagar

Traces of an iron smelting furnace belonging to Megalithic Age were discovered by Ramanathapuram Archaeological Research Foundation in Venkateswarapuram near Srivilliputhur.

published on : 2nd July 2022
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Virudhunagar wins first in National MSME Award 2022

The district has obtained high scores in the various parameters that were set for the award including MSME skill training programs.

published on : 1st July 2022
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Doubling of Madurai-Nagercoil rail line to be done by July ’23

After years of missed deadlines, the doubling-cum-electrification of railway lines between Madurai and Nagercoil is expected to be completed by July next year.

published on : 27th June 2022
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Virudhunagar nursing institute chairman arrested for obscene video call to student

Aruppukottai Town police have arrested Daswin John Grace and further investigation is on.

published on : 12th June 2022
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Six PWD staff in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar booked for caste discrimination against assistant

The victim, from the Kuravar community, served in the Army for 17 years, and the Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services for a year, before clearing the TNPSC Group IV exam in 2013.

published on : 30th May 2022
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Virudhunagar gangrape case: Chargesheet filed against seven accused

They had questioned the accused persons, the victim, their family members, and friends, and submitted about 85 documents in the court.

published on : 24th May 2022
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Virudhunagar: Man dies in fireworks unit blast

The deceased was identified as S Vignesh, a resident of Sundharakudumpanpatti.

published on : 5th May 2022
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Mega textile park to come up in Virudhunagar

Skill development training will be provided to 50 handloom weavers through the National Institute of Design at Rs 50 lakh.

published on : 29th April 2022
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Four struck dead by lightning in Virudhunagar

Two others were injured. Chief Minister MK Stalin announced Rs 2 lakh compensation  each to the families. 

published on : 14th April 2022
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Virudhunagar rape case: Four juveniles get conditional bail

The four were granted bail on the condition that they visit the Virudhunagar police station once a week and sign in the register.

published on : 9th April 2022
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