TOWARDS GREENERY: Forest officials led by District Forest Officer I. Anwardeen (second left) on a sapling planting drive in the city to mark the World Forestry Day on Sunday.

Coimbatore: Distribution of saplings and planting them in and around the city marked the celebration of World Forestry Day by the Tamil Nadu Forest Department on Sunday.


Corpn. providing water in lorries to residential areas

COIMBATORE: The Coimbatore Corporation will take stringent action against drivers of lorries if they sold in black the drinking water being supplied in these vehicles to residents by the civic body.

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The government had asked the TWAD Board to take special care of water supply in Coimbatore, advising that there would not be complaints from the residents against erratic water supply/much reduction in quantity
UNLIKE the previous years there will be no severe re strictions on water distribu tion in the city this summe thanks to the World Classi cal Tamil Conference.

It will be carried out with the participation of people

COIMBATORE: Rain water harvesting structures will be put up at Rs.1 crore at 215 places prone to stagnation across the city. The project will be funded by the Central Ground Water Board of the Union Ministry of Water Resources, District Collector P. Umanath announced here on Thursday.

COIMBATORE: As an essential part of its Rs. 96-crore Integrated Solid Waste Management Project, the Coimbatore Corporation is trying to generate awareness among the people on the need for a clean city and the segregation of waste and storage in separate bins at home as an essential requirement towards that end.

A.V. Ragunathan

CUDDALORE: Even as world leaders are grappling with climate change in the international arena, environmentalists are struggling to protect the eco-system locally.

There is a firm belief that the issue can neither be effectively dealt with nor tackled efficiently by intellectual debates alone without the cooperation and involvement of the common people.

COIMBATORE: The residents of six colonies of Ward 4 in Vadavalli have begun an effort to create a plastic bag-free zone. Initiated by Vadavalli Super Garden Residents

Tiruchi among 40 cities where the study was conducted

TIRUCHI: The per capita carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e) emission in the city has been estimated to be 0.33 tonne a year, well below the national average of 1.75 tonne, a British High Commission-sponsored study has revealed.

Construction of water treatment plant at Velliyankadu reviewed

The Corporation has initiated the process of constructing an intake well at Rs.5.26 crore

Supply lines will be laid over a stretch of 23.4 km

About 100 lamps sponsored by three industries in the locality

To conserve energy: Tamil Nadu Electricity Board Chief Engineer, Coimbatore, A. Thangavelu, (right) distributing compact fluorescent lamps in exchange for incandescent light bulbs in the city on Tuesday.