Divergent views: Salem Corporation councillors got into a heated argument at the council meeting on Friday.

TIRUCHI: The zonal and state level mine safety awards, for the best mines and best employees of mines in various trades, would be presented during the valediction of the Mine Safety Week here this weekend.

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It is an intense, but a lone battle, being fought in the non-descript classrooms of schools in remote and dusty villages in Salem and Dharmapuri districts against the emerging threat

MAN WITH ANTHRAX SYMPTOMS ADMITTED TO GOVT HOSPITALA MAN suspected to be infected by anthrax has been admitted to the Salem Government Hospital.

Parisutham (45), who milks cows, is suspected to have contracted the disease from an infected cow. He had complained of skin blisters and fever in the last three days.
On Sunday a local doctor referred him to the Salem GH.

Police arrested four persons including a farmer for attempting to smuggle a Sand Boa snake

SALEM: Collector J. Chandrakumar asked the officials from the Mining and Revenue departments to work in close co-ordination to prevent illegal mining in the district.

Participating at a meeting held here recently, the Collector cautioned that stern action would be initiated against persons who were found involved illegal mining of minerals in the district.

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Government to upgrade weaponry of forest guards, rangers

concern: Forests Minister N. Selvaraj enquiring about the health of P.Govindan, who was shot by poachers, at the Government Medical College Hospital in Salem on Tuesday. Dean P. Shanmugam is on his right.

SALEM: The Animal Husbandry Department organised a special veterinary camp at Veeranam near here on Wednesday.

Civic body will be able to supply protected drinking water round-the-clock

For harmonious living: Agriculture Minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam (left) taking a look at the map of the site identified for the establishment of Samathuvapuram in Kanagagiri panchayat near Salem on Saturday.