Marathi | HIndi
Rameswaram is a town and municipality in the Ramanathapuram district of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is on Pamban Island separated from mainland India by the Pamban channel and is about 40 kilometres from Mannar Island, Sri Lanka.
Family card holders in Rameswaram in Ramanathapuram district on Monday was gifted with Pongal gift package worth Rs 2,500, according to the official.
With security across the country heightened ahead of India's 74th Independence Day, armed police were deployed at Tamil Nadu's Pamban Bridge in Rameswaram as a precautionary measure.
The Mandapam police arrested two persons and seized around 600 kilograms of edible turmeric in 15 bundles from Mandapam near Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram district on Wednesday.
Of the seventeen people that attended the Tablighi Jamaat religious gathering in Delhi, two have tested positive for COVID-19, here on Thursday, according to K. Veera Raghava Rao, District Collector, Ramanathapuram.
Rameswaram Police has been patrolling the streets for strict implementation of lockdown and has been telling people that they should not leave the house without an essential purpose.
Fifty-two pilgrims from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh are stuck in the temple town of Rameswaram following the suspension of interstate rail and road traffic due to the nationwide lockdown imposed to curtail the spread of coronavirus.
As the country remains under complete lockdown, the nine-day-long festival of 'Navratri' festival will not be as grand as each year but the lull has failed to dampen the spirit of devotees.
As the nation takes preventive measures to contain the spread of Covid-19, Rameswaram Ramanathaswami Temple announced that it would close its premises for tourists and pilgrims till March 31.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President M.K. Stalin on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the recruitment malpractices in Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) relating to Group IV posts.
Thousand of devotees on Saturday thronged the Agni Theertham seashore in Rameswaram and took a holy dip on the auspicious day of Mahalaya Amavasya.