In an attempt to enhance green cover in the district, the Tiruchi Police have decided to plant 1,000 saplings on lands belonging to the department. The saplings would be planted in police stations, police quarters, Armed Reserve grounds and other police offices with a view to turning them as green premises.

Farmers demand adequate compensation for the affected at the grievances day meeting
Expressing deep disappointment over the inability of officials to stem the pollution rot plaguing rivers in the district, farmers demanded permanent steps to end pollution in water bodies and sought adequate compensation for affected farmers.

KARUR: People's essential requirements such as regular supply of potable water to all parched areas and development of basic amenities in Karur district would be given priority, Transport Minister V. Senthil Balaji told constituency voters here on Sunday.

Walking the streets of Kadambankurichi and adjoining areas in Karur Assembly Constituency as part of thanks giving to voters, Mr.

Tirupur: Farmers dependent on the Amaravathy river irrigation systems have appealed to the State government seeking enhancement of irrigation infrastructure for augmenting agriculture production in Tirupur, Coimbatore and Karur districts.

Lingam Chinnasamy, general secretary of Amaravathy Nathineer Pasanai Pathukkappu Iyyakkam, pointed out that desilting had not been carried out in Amaravathy d

KARUR: There has been a spurt in the number of people taking to the streets protesting the scarcity of water in their localities in several parts of the district last week.

KARUR: The strong indictment of effluent treatment plants and polluting units in Tirupur by the Madras High Court which has ordered their immediate closure has come as a shot in the arm for the eco conservationists in Karur.

KULITHALAI: The successful solid and liquid waste management model practised in Kulithalai with the support of stakeholders and voluntary organisations could be replicated by civic bodies in Nepal, said the visiting Director General, Department of Water and Sewerage, Gajendra Kumar Thakur, here on Wednesday.

Speaking at the conclusion of a two-day exposure visit of the team led by him to Kulith

Farmers of Karur district, who are plagued by industrial pollution for several decades now, have decided to intensify their struggle to put a permanent end to the menace.

The affected farmers have decided to convene a regional conference in Karur, Erode and Tirupur districts on January 28 and chalk out a strategy to counter the pollution threat to save farm lands and farmers.

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Fast and swift:Modernised transplantation in progress at Vangal village near Karur.

KARUR: Farmers in Karur district have embraced the system of rice intensification (SRI) method, rechristened as Rajaran 1000. Officials hope to bring 50 per cent of the paddy cultivation under the Rajarajan 1000 system during the current season.

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