Whale calf gets trapped in fishing net, dies

A whale calf which got trapped in a fishing net off nearby Vedaranyam coast died as efforts by fishermen to save it failed, officials said on Monday.

11th century statue of Jain saint found in TN

A statue of a Jain saint dating to the 11th century has been unearthed in Nagapattanam.

School bus plunges into a pond in TN, 10 dead

At least ten people, including nine children, were drowned to death when their school bus fell in a pond in Vedaranyam in the Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu on wee hours of Thursday.