COIMBATORE: The Indian Rice Research Institute, Hyderabad, has awarded a farmer from Dharapuram for adopting drip irrigation system in rice cultivation, thereby reducing water consumption by 60%.

COIMBATORE: The civic body is likely to set up a bio-methanization plant, a vermin-compost plant and a construction and demolition waste plant soon, said V P Thandapani, additional director of muni

COIMBATORE: Intentional man-made forest fires have begun haunting the district after a two year gap. The district has already witnessed three major fires in less than a fortnight.

The cotton city has fared poorly in the cleanliness test done by the Union ministry of urban development.

COIMBATORE: Food safety officers have begun collecting samples from KFC outlets and Pepsico's Kurkure following a high court directive ordering the food safety authority to check for the presence o

If a recent survey is to go by, the quality of air in Coimbatore has improved in the last two years, despite the rapid growth and development.

It is a pleasant surprise that while the cotton city is growing at a fast pace, with development projects sprouting up across the city, the national ambient air quality survey (NAAQS) shows that Co

COIMBATORE: A group of entrepreneurs from the city has come together to raise funds and increase awareness on the conservation of tigers.

In 2009, the Erode Municipal Corporation had set up an organic manure manufacturing facility.

SALEM: A team of officials from Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) collected water samples from the River Cauvery near Mettur dam in Salem district on Monday, after fishermen found dead fis