TIRUVANNAMALAI UNDER ORANGE ZONE AS PER CENTRAL GOVERNMENT IDENTIFICATION

Tiruvannamalai in Orange Zone: 12 districts in TN classified as red zones by Centre The list is a part of the Centre’s identification of 130 districts across the country as red zones, as on April 30.Tiruvannamalai comes under Orange zone.This is big relief to the people of Tiruvannamalai. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has marked 12 districts…

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Contact tracing in full swing after two health officials down with COVID-19 in Tiruvannamalai

TIRUVANNAMALAI: In the wake of two health department officials testing positive for COVID-19 at Cheyyar in Tiruvannamalai district, the authorities have taken up contact tracing on a war footing. Close on the heels of a 58-year-old health inspector involved in COVID-19 prevention activities testing positive, a block health supervisor was also found to be positive on Thursday. Since both had…

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Tiruvannamalai Forest department conducts raid: 2,000 litres of fermented wash destroyed, 11 arrested

Eleven people were arrested and 2,000 litres of fermented wash destroyed in a raid conducted by the Forest Department officials in Tiruvannamalai district on Wednesday. In one operation, the police unearthed two tanks, each containing 500 litres of fermented wash, near Karadimalai in Vettavalam. The team conducted search operations in Thandarampattu, Polur, Chengam, Cheyyar and Tiruvannamalai. Over 300 litres of…

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Russian tourist couple rescued from Arunachala mountain

Tiruvannamalai police have rescued a cash strapped Russian couple who had climbed up the Annamalai hills in Tiruvannamalai. According to police, the Russian couple – Viktor Maksutov and Tatiana Simonaeva – had come on a spiritual trip and were staying in Tiruvannamalai and went broke. They were taking free food given by an ashram. Unable to pay the rent for…

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