Villagers of Kudumiyanmalai have urged the district administration to take strict action against illicit quarrying of sand in the Vellar.

In a memorandum submitted to V.Kalaiarasi, Collector, villagers alleged that illegal quarrying of sand has been brisk in villages in and around Seranur and Parambur village panchayats both near Kudumiyanmalai. Ground water table in the area would deplete and would impede agricultural operation, they said.

TANGEDCO to implement scheme in Aranthangi, Pudukottai

Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) has got a sanction of Rs.26.96 crore for implementing various measures to improve transmission and distribution of power in the municipal towns of Aranthangi and Pudukottai in the district.

Demand for freshwater fish caught at Mayanur increases

The blanket ban on deep sea fishing along in the State, to facilitate breeding, has jacked up inland and sea-fish prices in the district where people relish sea food delicacies. Karur being an industrial town has people from regions including the northern states. Not just during weekends but also during the week demand for meat and seafood is high.

Disposal of napkins raised as a concern at consultative meet
TIRUCHI: Aiming to maximise sensitisation on menstrual hygiene management and integrate it with total sanitation, the Menstrual Hygiene Management Corporation (MHMC) decentralised its operations following the UNICEF-sponsored state-level annual consultative meeting at the Kalaiarangam Hall here on Sunday.

Ten regional chapters have b

THE Tamil Nadu government was requested on Monday to issue a GO to conduct

PUDUKOTTAI: Paddy raised on an area of 21,000 hectares in the district has been damaged extensively following sharp showers in the district during November.

The damage was caused due to inundation of paddy fields for several days and also due to the incidence of blast disease in the fields, said G.S.

CHENNAI: A sea level rise by even one metre in 2050 will have a serious impact on infrastructure, wetlands and lands along the Tamil Nadu coast line, says a study by the Centre for Development Finance.

The report concentrated on the impact of sea level rise as a result of climate change and financial implications of sea level rise on existing and proposed infrastructure along the coast.

PUDUKOTTAI: Unhygienic handling of fishes not only decays the catch but also causes a setback in the income of the fishermen.

Tamil Nadu has a coastline that is 1,076 km long, and most of the vital installations and infrastructure, are located along the coast, not to mention the mangroves.

Ensures irrigation, enhancement of rain water realisation

PUDUKOTTAI: Work on modernisation of the panchayat tank taken up by the M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) at Thalinji village near Iluppur has started paying dividends.