About 250 students of Government Boys Higher Secondary School (GBHSS), Katpadi, including members of the National Service Scheme, National Cadet Corps , Scouts and Junior Red Cross (JRC), participated in a procession at Katpadi on behalf of the School Education Department on Thursday to create awareness of a smoke-less

Several percolation ponds have filled up; rise in water table of irrigation wells

VELLORE: The efforts of the Forest Department to create water-holding structures in six hill ranges around Vellore to facilitate regeneration of forests in association with the Indian Green Service (IGS), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has started paying dividends as could be seen from the filling up of se

Tamil Nadu: The north-east monsoon, 50 per cent in excess in the State, claims over 200 lives and destroys crops and infrastructure.

A SERIES of weather systems, including a cyclone that missed Chennai narrowly, saw the skies open up over Tamil Nadu between November 4 and December 5, the period when the north-east monsoon is most active.

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CENTRAL DISTRICTS OF TAMIL NADU UNDER WATER

Crops in 1,000 acres submerged, 15 villages cut off; `1,000 cr worth damage estimated in Thanjavur
FLOODS in the Vellar and wild stream caused by heavy rains for the past three days, have cut off transport to nearly 15 villages.

CHENNAI, 25 OCT: In line with the concept of green buildings (in photo) here is a novel attempt to declare a temple situated in North Tamil Nadu as a standing example of a green architecture.

The Sri Narayani Peedam, also known as the Golden Temple, situated at Sripuram near Vellore, about 150 km from Chennai, bags the unique award for a temple.
The temple has put into practice solid and liqui

TIRUPATTUR: Member of Legislative Assembly of Tirupattur T.K. Raja has requested Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to extend the Hogenakkal drinking water scheme to various parts of Vellore district .

In a letter addressed to Mr.

VELLORE: The Minister for Law, Courts and Prisons, Durai Murugan, said at Gudiyatham on Tuesday that he had apprised Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi of the acute water problem faced by the people of Vellore district, and that the latter had asked the Public Works Department to take necessary steps to ease the problem.

Mr. Durai Murugan was replying to a request by G.

VELLORE: Pennathur town panchayat councillor A.M. Venkatesan complained to the Tamil Nadu Assembly Petitions Committee, which visited the Government Vellore Medical College Hospital (GVMCH) in Adukkamparai on Tuesday, that liquid effluents discharged by the hospital were let into an irrigation tank in Sabdalipuram leading to contamination of groundwater in the village.

Mr.

VELLORE: Collector C. Rajendran has directed officials of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) to immediately visit the places in the Ambur area where there were complaints of tanneries discharging untreated effluents into the Palar, and identify and close such tanneries.

He was presiding over a monthly agriculturists' grievance day meeting at the Collectorate here on Friday.

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