THENI: Stocking, sale and use of Endosalfan has been completely banned in the district following a decree from the Supreme Court.


Projections of the incidence of cancer serve several purposes. These range from making investment decisions on cancer treatment facilities and planning manpower requirements, to formulation and evaluation of policies for control of cancer. Different statistical methods can be used for such projections. In recent years, these have been translated to user-friendly software application modules. (Editorial)

Indiscriminate sand mining throughout the State, particularly in Dindgul has depleted groundwater sources drastically creating acute shortage of drinking water and water for irrigation, said N.

DINDIGUL: Compensation to the tune of Rs.49.07 lakh for the loss of major crops was so far disbursed to farmers who had insured their crops under weather-based insurance scheme in the district, according to S.


Farm equipment worth Rs. 42.86 lakh given

For farmers' benefit:I.

T E Narasimhan / Chennai September 21, 2010, 0:23 IST

A sizeable number of small and medium units in the leather industry in Tamil Nadu have closed shop.

Regulatory issues such as environmental standards and a lack of tax incentives has hit the tanning industry in the major districts of Dindigual and Tiruchy and other tanning hubs in Tamil Nadu.

According to industry sources, the number o

AFTER Dindigul and Theni, now several cases of diarrhoea have been reported for a second time within two weeks near Attur in Salem district. Nearly 100 people, including children, have been suffering from diarrhoea and vomiting since Tuesday at Sadhasivapuram near Attur.

DINDIGUL: Lakshmi Seva Sangam, an ayurveda medicine manufacturing unit of Gandhigram Trust, has plans to buy forest produce directly from tribal people living on Sirumalai hills with an aim of enhancing their economic activities and ensuring sustainable development at tribal villages.