Pazhayar river basin is a perennial river carries water throughout the year from Kothiyar, Pachiparai dam and Perunchani dam in Kanyakumari district. Water quality of Pazhayar river basin is analyzed by testing the water samples collected at regular interval of time from January 2009 to July 2010 at every month interval.

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A ONE-YEAR-OLD male panther was found dead in the Poigai reserve forest near Aralvaimozhy in Kanyakumari district on Monday.

District Forest Officer (DFO) V Sundara Raju told Express, that they had got information about the death of the animal around 11 am on Monday.

2,000 tanks out of 2,040 overflowing

Nagercoil: Flood warning was issued to those people living in and around four dams including Pechipparai, Perunchani, Chittar I and Chittar II on Wednesday night and the people living in the low-lying areas have been asked to move to safer places due to heavy rains.

According to PWD sources, there are more than 2,040 tanks in Kanyakumari district of which

November 30 THE Mambazhathuraiyar reservoir constructed at an outlay of `20.97 crore was commissioned by Deputy Chief Minister M K Stalin at Villukury, near Thuckalay, on Tuesday.

The Deputy CM was in Kanyakumari district to participate in various government functions, including commissioning of the reservoir.

Speaking at a function at the Government Higher Secondary School in Thuckalay, Sta

CHENNAI: At least five people have died in rain-related incidents in the State. The active north-east monsoon is expected to bring more rain in the next few days.

Heavy rain was reported from many parts of the State during the 24 hours ending 8.30 a.m. on Monday.


Permanent electric connections would be given to the Kani tribe village of Valiya Ela at Pechipparai in Kanyakumari district on an outlay of Rs. 2 crore, said Collector Rajendra Ratnoo.


Hydrogeology of the Kanyakumari to Colachel aquifer was brought out by systematic hydrogeological, lithological and hydrological studies. Intensive field work was carried out to study the geomorphic and geologic variations within the study area.

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Residents and councillors allege that the plant is being run without permission since 2008
URGING the authorities to immediately close down the private mineral water plant functioning at Aralvoimozhy, the residents along with the councillors and president of Aralvoimozhy selection grade town panchayat staged a road roko on the Na g ercoilTirunelveli highway at Aralvoi

SOME unidentified persons have cut 3 Punnai Maram (Mast) trees worth Rs 3,00,000 from the banks of `Uppatru Oodai' near Viswasapuram on Na g ercoilKavalkinaru highway.