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published on : 2nd October 2021

Virudhunagar: Case filed against nine in cracker unit blast case

Nine persons were booked in connection with the Thayilpatti cracker unit blast by Vembakottai police on Friday.

published on : 12th September 2021

One dead, seven injured in blast at illegal cracker unit in Tamil Nadu

The unit was being run at a house belonging to one Balamurugan (30) on the SBM Street of Thayilpatti. In June, four persons had died in a similar fireblast in the same village.

published on : 10th September 2021

Two groups of teachers run open-community schools in Virudhunagar district

It was when the teachers were called to schools in June to conduct admissions that the lot at Amathur Government Higher Secondary School understood that several parents had a common worry.

published on : 5th September 2021

Virudhunagar: Dog biting dog leaves shadow on nasty caste politics

“They were saying ‘how can a Dalit’s dog bite a caste Hindu’s dog?’ as they attacked the animal,” one of the villagers said, on condition of anonymity.

published on : 25th August 2021

Virudhunagar pioneers an ‘Udhayam’ for disabled

Less than two months later, five accessible toilets have been set up at the homes of disabled persons, and construction of another five are underway.

published on : 21st August 2021

Suicide bid: Mom survives as two kids die in Virudhunagar

A family feud turned fatal after a 25-year-old woman killed her two kids by pushing them into well before attempting to die of suicide in Thimmapuram on Sunday.

published on : 27th July 2021

Roads in Virudhunagar help Tamil language travel next generation

Rajeswari is on a mission to teach significance of Tamil language

published on : 17th July 2021

38-year-old man in Virudhunagar ends life after torture from money lenders

Later, his wife got a call from Srivilliputhur Government Hospital saying that Sivakumar had consumed poison and was referred to Madurai Government Rajaji Hospital.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Three persons, including a 5-year-old boy, die in blast at illegal cracker unit in TN

Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot and rescue operations are being carried out under the inspection of District Fire Officer Ganesan. 

published on : 21st June 2021

Virudhunagar cracker unit blast: NGT directs Tamil Nadu to conduct carrying capacity study

Stressing on the need for reviewing such incidents at the highest level in the state, the NGT told the chief secretary of Tamil Nadu to hold a meeting with all stakeholders in a month.

published on : 20th June 2021

A-day-old baby tests Covid positive at Virudhunagar

According to hospital sources, this is the second newborn child to test Covid positive in the district. 

published on : 8th June 2021

Covid centres opened in Virudhunagar, Theni

An official release said at present 27 Covid Treatment Centres with 5,150 beds, including 417 with oxygen support, are functioning in Virudhunagar.

published on : 5th June 2021

After Coimbatore, Virudhunagar sees sharp increase in Covid caseload

The district stands second, next to Coimbatore, in the increase of the absolute number of Covid cases in a week. 

published on : 29th May 2021

Virudhunagar Medical College Hosp dean alleges harassment by Collector R Kannan, seeks retirement

Dr Suganthy was transferred from Kanyakumari Medical College, where she was working from Novermber 2019 to May 18, 202.

published on : 24th May 2021
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