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Namakkal conducts first zero-injury jallikattu

Probably for the first time ever in the history of this rural sport, nobody was injured in the jallikattu held at Alanganatham village in Namakkal district on Sunday. This record was attained not due to the caution taken by the brave young men but because they were off the field and clinging to the barricades […]

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Alternatives for Jallikattu in Namakkal District

Recent restrictions aimed at regulating the conduct of jallikattu have slowed down the sport in this district, but interestingly, people have easily adapted to other sports and games during the Pongal season and following weeks. A section of the crowd comprising nearly 6,000 youth, men, women and children alike that was witnessing a rekla race […]

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Seminar on Consumer Rights Held at Rasipuram

The Consumer Forum, Muthayammal College of Arts and Science, Rasipuram, organised a one-day seminar on “Consumer rights and its impact on environment” recently. College Secretary Muthuvel Ramaswamy presided over the seminar. Elangovan, Department of Commerce, Salem Periyar University, Salem, was the resource person. He said that water, land and air were the gifts of God […]

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SBI open Rural Central Processing Center in Namakkal

Namakkal Collector S. Madhumathi inaugurated State Bank of India Rural Central Processing Centre at its branch in Namakkal on Friday. – Photo: Special Arrangement State Bank of India has opened an exclusive Rural Central Processing Centre (RCPC) to serve its branches in Namakkal district to expedite and sanction loan proposals here on Friday. Collector S. […]

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Health Product Company’s New Project in Namakkal

Isha Foundation’s Central Government-funded project Ayush-Isha Organic Health Systems will be launched on Saturday on the Government Higher Secondary School premises (South), here. A press release says that S. Gandhiselvan, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, will inaugurate the programme in which Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, founder of Isha Foundation, N. Selvaraj, Minister […]

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Namakkal Student Gets National Award

A.P. Jeevitha, a Class X student of Kongunadu Matriculation HSS, Velagoundampatty, has bagged the ‘Inspire Award’ from Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi, for her keen interest in innovation in Science and Technology. A sum of Rs. 5,000 was granted to her. Source: THE HINDU

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Technical Workshop in Namakkal College

The Annai Mathammal Sheela Engineering College, Namakkal, conducted technical workshop and symposium on its premises recently. T. Kannadasan, Director of Research, at Anna University of Technology, Coimbatore, was the chief guest. Source: THE HINDU

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Protest against transfer of Namakkal Collector

Twelve women and a village panchayat president attempted to set themselves on fire on Collectorate premises on Wednesday in protest against the transfer of District Collector U. Sagayam. The police prevented them. The team of women led by Sowdapuram village president Nandagopal came to the Collectorate and had started raising slogans against the transfer. They […]

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Army Recruitment in Rasipuram

Indian Army will recruit Army Officers through university entry scheme on September 22 on the premises of Muthayammal Engineering College, Rasipuram. A press release says that students in engineering colleges in Namakkal and Karur districts may participate in the drive. The unmarried male engineering students studying in pre-final and final years may attend the interview […]

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North India Winter Boosts Demand for Namakkal Eggs

Cold weather in the northern India has turned hot for the southern poultry farmers. Following a spurt in the demand for eggs in these areas, the prices of the commodity too are on the upswing. The early onset of winter in the northern India has increased the egg demand by about 10-15 per cent ahead […]

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