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Rameswaram

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.

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SC to hear plea to declare 'Ram Sethu' as national heritage monument on April 26
National

SC to hear plea to declare 'Ram Sethu' as national heritage monument on April 26

The Supreme Court on Thursday said that on April 26 it will hear a plea of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy seeking direction to the Centre to declare 'Ram Sethu' a national heritage monument.

HarperCollins is delighted to announce 'In the Footsteps of Rama' by Vikrant Pande & Neelesh Kulkarni
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HarperCollins is delighted to announce 'In the Footsteps of Rama' by Vikrant Pande & Neelesh Kulkarni

'In the footsteps of Rama', reviews Vikrant Pande and Neelesh Kulkarni's quest to retrace the route of Rama's fabled travels during his years in exile began with their trying to locate Chitrakoot on the map-and realizing that they had little idea where it was. Curious about the places mentioned in the Ramayana, they set off on a voyage of their own, following in Rama's footsteps, from Ayodhya to the Dandakaranya forest and Panchavati (near Nashik), and on to Kishkindha (close to Hampi), Rameswaram and Sri Lanka.

Tamil Nadu: Forest dept collects 484 turtle eggs at Dhanuskodi beach
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Tamil Nadu: Forest dept collects 484 turtle eggs at Dhanuskodi beach

Tamil Nadu Forest Department on Sunday collected 484 turtle eggs at Dhanushkodi beach in Rameswaram.

Family card holders in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram get Pongal gift packages
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Family card holders in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram get Pongal gift packages

Family card holders in Rameswaram in Ramanathapuram district on Monday was gifted with Pongal gift package worth Rs 2,500, according to the official.

Police visit Pamban Bridge in Rameswarm ahead of Independence Day
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Police visit Pamban Bridge in Rameswarm ahead of Independence Day

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.

Tamil Nadu: Ramanathapuram police seize 600 kg turmeric, 2 held
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Tamil Nadu: Ramanathapuram police seize 600 kg turmeric, 2 held

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.

2 test positive for COVID-19 in Rameswaram, were present at Tablighi Jamaat gathering
Maharashtra

2 test positive for COVID-19 in Rameswaram, were present at Tablighi Jamaat gathering

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.

Police patrol Rameswaram streets to enforce lockdown, emphasise social distancing
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Police patrol Rameswaram streets to enforce lockdown, emphasise social distancing

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.

52 pilgrims from Bihar, UP stuck in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu due to lockdown
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52 pilgrims from Bihar, UP stuck in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu due to lockdown

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.

Navratri: Faith remains unshaken even as country battles COVID-19
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Navratri: Faith remains unshaken even as country battles COVID-19

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.

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