Safeguarding a place coming under an ecological sensitive area in Kanyakumari district, the Madras high court Madurai bench has passed orders setting aside the licence granted for stone quarrying i

A host of drinking water supply projects, totally costing over Rs.30 crore, were commissioned by Chief Minister Jayalalithaa through video-conferencing here on Monday.

Of the projects, a combined water supply project for the Melpuram union and an integrated water treatment plant in Kanyakumari district and the expansion of water supply project for the Villupuram municipality were significant in terms of cost.

Signboards with details of landowner and drilling agency should be placed

The Supreme Court has issued certain guidelines to be followed for drilling borewells in order to stop fatal accidents because of unsafe ones. Hence, those who want to drill borewells should get permission, said Collector S. Nagarajan.

A public hearing on preparing Kanyakumari District Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) maps was held at the Collectorate here on Thursday. Participating in the meeting, Fr.

The issue of alleged irregularities in mines of beach minerals came to the fore after former Tuticorin collector, Ashish Kumar, had conducted inspections at a private sand quarry.

The report stated the allegation made by the complainant was filed with a wrong motive, envy and vindictive and far away from the truth

The Indian Bureau of Mines, which works under the Ministry of Mines, said it had found no evidence in the alleged illegal mining of atomic minerals across Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari and Tuticorin districts in Tamil Nadu by a private mining company.

The Madras High Court bench here on Tuesday directed the Tuticorin police to file a counter-affidavit to a petition filed by the Human Rights Protection Centre (HRPC), Tuticorin district, seeking p

Probe to look into alleged irregularities in 71 mineral quarries in the southern districts.

A special team will also survey 71 mines in these southern districts, said chief minister J Jayalalithaa.

Naturalists make a strong case for comprehensive study to save them from extinction

Equipped with unique evolutionary advantages, ground nesting birds used to survive against all odds. But now these bird species are under grave threat that has come in the form of shrinking of their habitation and predatory animals.