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PRESIDENTS of Sathuvachari near here have opposed the erection of mobile phone towers in their vicinity citing possible harmful electromagnetic radiation (EMR).

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THE dryland farmers, hitherto functioning under various associations in and around Natrampalli, have been brought under an umbrella network of Uzhavar Maamandram, thanks to the initiative of Dhan Foundation, an NGO.

VELLORE: The Vellore Citizens' Welfare Forum (VCWF) has opposed the proposal of the Union government, announced in the recent budget, of a one-time grant of Rs.200 crore for dyeing industries of Tirupur to enable them solve the problem of pollution.

A resolution was adopted at an executive committee meeting of the VCWF recently.

PMK founder S. Ramadoss and former Union Minister Anbumani Ramadoss along with party cadre staging a novel agitation in front of the Collectorate in Dharmapuri on Thursday.

DHARMAPURI: Pattali Makkal Katchi founder S. Ramadoss has urged the government to declare Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Salem, Namakkal and Vellore districts drought-prone.

CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has directed the Vellore Collector to take action against those illegally mining sand from the Palar riverbed.

A Division Bench headed by Justice Elipe Dharma Rao passed the order on a petition by K.L. Elavazhagan, Arcot MLA.

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A CPCB report says the quality of air, land and underground water of the district is alarmingly polluted
VELLORE has been rated among the top 10 `alarmingly polluted clusters' in the country. It has become an environmental time bomb, ticking away with the rise in industrial pollution here.

Call for including disaster management in curriculum

Planning based on agro-ecological zoning aims at scientific management of regional resources to meet the food, fibre, fodder and fuel wood requirements without adversely affecting the status of natural resources and environment.

Panel of lawyers, social scientists, former bureaucrats conduct People

Collector delivers special address at the Wildlife Week Celebrations

Menace posed by wild animals leaving forests and entering agricultural lands in search of water

Forest cover has to be increased in order to induce rainfall and facilitate availability of water