SALEM / NAMAKKAL: Semi-clad farmers created a sensation before the Salem district collectorate on Monday, demanding that surplus waters from the Cauvery in nearby Mettur be taken by pipelines to fill lakes in the villages near Salem. This they said would benefit farmers both for agriculture and drinking water purposes.
In Namakkal, the headmistress of a panchayat union primary school at Pottireddipatti, was suspended on Monday after inquiries by the district educational authorities on a complaint of negligence, following two girl students being injured when the side wall of a toilet in the school collapsed. recently. This prompted a probe.