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Shevapet Jayarakini Church Renovation

Plea to restore broken memorial in church Shevapet Jayarakini Church in Salem The Salem Historical Society has urged the administration of the Jayarakini Church, Sevvapet in the city, one of the oldest churches in this part of the State, to immediately restore the broken memorial of the missionary and Bishop of Salem, Rev. Dr. Henry […]

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New Cars for Temples Near Salem

New wooden cars for Sri Thanthondrieswarar Temple and Ashtabhuja Bala Madana Venugopala Swamy Temple at Belur were commissioned on Thursday. — Photo: P. Goutham Two new wooden cars were commissioned at the ancient Sri Thanthondreeshwara Swamy Temple and Sri Ashtabuja Bala Madana Venugopala Swamy Temple at Belur, near here, on Thursday. The cars in these […]

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New Church in Salem

A new church, Immanuel Church, of Church of South India, Coimbatore Diocese, will be dedicated to God at Taramangalam, near here, on November 21 at 4 p.m. by Presbyter Rev.A Jayabalan. According to member of Church Committee, J. Barnabas, the church, the long-pending demand of the devotees has come up on 5000 square feet of […]

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Renovation Work Begins on Ayodhyapattinam Temple

The renovation works of the ancient Sri Kothandarama Swamy temple at Ayothiapattinam, near here, were inaugurated on Friday. The works include the renovation of its five-storeyed main tower, desilting of tank, restoration of temple car and other repair works inside the temple, which is being maintained by HR and CE. Renovation Committee chairman Selvamaligai S. […]

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Minister distributed bicycle to temple priest in Salem

Agriculture Minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam (second right) distributing bicycle to a temple priest in Salem on Wednesday. — The State Government has sanctioned Rs. 25,000 each to renovate temples of Adi Dravidars, said Agriculture Minister Veerapandi S. Arumugam. Distributing 222 free bicycles to archakas and pujaris working in one-time puja temples in Salem district and […]

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Funds Sanctioned for Renovation of Salem’s Historical Ayodhyapattinam Temple

Repair work to begin: A view of Sri Kothandarama Swamy Temple which is going for renovation in Ayothiapattinam near Salem. – Photo: E. Lakshmi Narayanan Tamil Nadu Government has sanctioned an additional sum of Rs. 8.25 lakh for renovation of the main tower and Rs. 5.47 lakh for restoration of the damaged wooden car, as […]

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kalasam of Salem temple stolen

The kalasam mounted on the tower of the three-century old Sri Veradharaja Perumal Temple at Dasanaickenpatti was found stolen today morning. Priest of the temple Mani said the kalasam was intact till Saturday night when he left after conducting rituals associated with the Tamil month of Puratasi. The priest, who came to open the temple […]

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Salem Kottai Marriamman Gets Golden Chariot

Participating at the inaugural run of golden chariot at the Fort Sri Periya Mariamman Temple here on Sunday, Mr. Arumugam said that they had been schooled in Periyar’s self-respect movement. “But we are not against the beliefs of any one and in fact based on that only Chief Minister M Karunanidhi had taken steps to […]

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