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Cyclone Vardah: Oppn demands special financial package for Tamil Nadu

Cyclone Vardah: Oppn demands special financial package for Tamil Nadu

Opposition parties Congress, Left and DMK on Wednesday sought immediate sanction a financial package to provide relief to cyclone ravaged Tamil Nadu, a demand which Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said "will be looked after by the government".

Tamil Nadu polls: Anbumani to take questions from people

PMK's Chief Ministerial candidate Anbumani Ramadoss is making efforts to reach out to the voters of Tamil Nadu ahead of the May 16 Assembly polls.

It was meteorite that killed a person in Vellore: Study

It was indeed a meteorite that killed a driver in an engineering college in Vellore and shattered the window panes of buildings and buses, the Tiruchirapalli-based National College categorically said on Monday.

One killed, three injured in mysterious explosion in Tamil Nadu

One person was killed and three others were injured when a mysterious heavy object fell close to the building complex of a private engineering college near here, causing an explosion.

VITEEE 2016 details announced: Here are application form, online exam dates

VITEEE 2016 details announced: Here are application form, online exam dates

The Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) has announced dates for the Vellore Institute of Technology Engineering Entrance Exam (VITEEE) 2016 for admission in various under-graduate programmes for the academic session 2016-2017.

Kin of TN maid in Saudi dismiss 'mental disturbance' claim

The family of an Indian woman domestic help, whose hand was allegedly chopped off by her employer in Saudi Arabia, has dismissed as "lies and conspiracy" the claim of police in the Kingdom that she was suffering from "mental disturbances".

Shocking! Saudi employer chops off Indian maid's hands

Shocking! Saudi employer chops off Indian maid's hands

In a shocking incident, a Saudi employer here has chopped off hands of a domestic help from India just because she had filed a complaint against him.

Indian Army recruitment goes online

The "online application based" rally` of recruitment to the Indian Army for Tamil Nadu and the union territory would be held here from September 4 to 13.

Child dies after falling into abandoned borewell in Tamil Nadu

A two-and-a half-year-old boy who fell into an abandoned 250-ft deep borewell at a village near here was declared dead at a hospital after being brought out of the deep hole following eight hours of efforts by rescue agencies.

Tamil Nadu CM assures action in Vellore road mishap case

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam on Monday assured the state assembly that followup action would be taken in a recent road accident case in Vellore District in which one was killed and another injured on the basis of an ongoing probe.

Cricket World Cup: Indian fan sacrifices tongue seeking divine intervention

Cricket World Cup: Indian fan sacrifices tongue seeking divine intervention

Fanaticism drove an Indian cricket fan to the extremes during India's semi-final defeat to Australia, according to reports.

Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 2 lakh compensation for dead labourers

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced a compensation of Rs two lakh to the next of kin of the nine labourers of the state, who were killed when an effluent tank at a tannery in Vellore collapsed, a senior police officer said on Saturday.

Minor girl found dead; rape and murder suspected in TN

Vellore: An 11-year-old girl was found dead near here today and is suspected to have been murdered after being raped by unidentified persons, police said.

Blood group mismatched kidney transplant performed

A city hospital claims to have performed a rare and successful kidney transplant on a 28-year old youth, who had no donor with the same blood group in his family.

Bank staffers intercepted in TN, Rs 27 lakh robbed

In a shocking daylight robbery, bank staffers carrying Rs 27 lakh in a bag on a two-wheeler were intercepted by two persons on a motorcycle near here and robbed of the money today, police said.

Tamil Nadu CM presents cash rewards to CWG medallists

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Monday honoured Glasgow Commonwealth Games medalists from the state with cash rewards.

TN creates 15 new taluks; 2 integrated judicial complexes

The Tamil Nadu government on Monday announced formation of 15 new taluks, setting up of a district prison at Theni and construction of two Integrated Judicial Complexes at Vellore and Nagappattinam districts.

VIT to support its security guard`s son Sathish for Commonwealth Games gold

The VIT University (Vellore) has decided to extend its support towards weightlifter Sathishkumar Sivalingam, who won gold medal at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Cop run over by sand mafia`s tractor in Tamil Nadu`s Vellore

In yet another shocking incident, a police constable was mercilessly killed when he was run over by the tractor of a local sand mafia, while trying to stop alleged sand smuggling in Tamil Nadu`s Vellore district on Sunday.

Unclaimed bag near BHEL residential area creates flutter in Vellore

A cellphone with some wires found in an unclaimed bag near a Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited residential area created a flutter with bomb disposal teams rushing to the spot to ascertain its nature.