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Grievance day meetTIRUCHI: The pensioners' grievance redressal day meeting will be held at the Collectorate here on December 19. The Collector, Ashish Vachhani, and the Director, Pensions Department, will take part in the meeting, an official release issued here said.

Works inspectedThe Collector, Ashish Vachhani, inspected the developmental works being carried out at a total cost of Rs.35.20 lakh in Pullambadi panchayat union in the district on Tuesday. The works, numbering 56, are being carried out under various schemes, including Indira Awas Yojana, Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana and Total Sanitation Programme in Venkatachalapuram, Alampakkam, Virakalur, Pudurpalayam, Keezharasur, Melarasur, Malvai, Saradamangalam and Garudamangalam panchayats.

Fatally knocked downIn a hit and run case, a 59-year old man was fatally knocked down by a speeding vehicle at Koothur near Samayapuram on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Pichan. The Samayapuram police are investigating, the police said.

Mettur levelThe level in the Mettur dam stood at 113.85 feet against its full level of 120 feet on Wednesday with an inflow of 4,468 cusecs and a discharge of 15,000 cusecs. - Staff Reporter