If consumed, they will cause vomiting or symptoms of diarrhoea

HEALTH HAZARD:Municipal officials who seized the mangoes ripened using chemicals at a godown in Pudukottai on Wednesday.

R. Rajaram

In Tiruchi, Perambalur, Pudukottai, Thanjavur and Tiruvarur

TIRUCHI: The Forest Department will plant eight lakh saplings in private lands in various forest divisions falling within the Tiruchi Circle under the Tree Cultivation in Private Lands Scheme (TCPL) in the current financial year with a view to enhancing tree cover outside forest areas.

TAMIL Nadu is planning to increase the forest area in the State to 33 per cent and the State forest department has launched a slew of measures to attain the target, according to forest officials.


Says a report released by the Forest Survey of India

CHENNAI: There has been a marginal increase in the forest cover in the State, according to a report released by the Forest Survey of India (FSI) recently.

CPI(M) plea to district administration

PUDUKOTTAI: The Pudukottai district committee of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) urged the State Government and the district administration to take immediate steps to provide protected drinking water to Killalur village in Kundandarkovil block in Pudukottai where five persons had reportedly due to kidney problem in the last two years.

Zubeda Hamid |

IN a tiny laboratory of the physics department in Lady Doak College, a project is on to map eye infections that cause blindness among children in Pudukottai district.

Give compensation of Rs.10,000 an acre to farmers
PUDUKOTTAI: The Pudukottai district Grand Anicut Canal Farmers and Ayacutdars Association, has urged the State Government to declare Pudukottai district as drought-affected and give a compensation of Rs.10,000 per acre to the farmers.

Steps to sell quality seeds: Regional Joint Registrar of Co-operatives
The subsidy component of Rs.5 a kg available to paddy growers
Rs.11.43 crore loans given against the fixed target of Rs.50 crore

PUDUKOTTAI: The Co-operation department has planned to market 750 tonnes of certified quality seeds during the forthcoming

The presidents urged to keep their villages clean and tidy

Good job: A. Suganthi, Collector, honouring one of the Nirmal Gram Puraskar awardees in Pudukottai.

PUDUKOTTAI: Residents of four streets in Kamarajapuram and Ottakulam, all in Municipal Ward No.12 in the town blocked road for a while at Machuvadi on the Pudukottai