Strict action will be taken against violators: Collector

RAMANATHAPURAM: The Collector T.N. Hariharan has warned that strict action would be taken against those indulging in illegal sand mining.

Fishermen say it will affect fishing industry

Livelihood matters: Fishermen staging a demonstration in Ramanathapuram on Tuesday.

RAMANATHAPURAM: Fishermen owing allegiance to the Ramanathapuram Fishermen Trade Union on Tuesday staged demonstration here demanding the withdrawal of Coastal Management Zone Act.

Its president A. Paulchamy presided.

T. Ramakrishnan

Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi will launch it through video conferencing

CHENNAI: The long-felt desire of the people of the drought-prone Ramanathapuram district for sustainable drinking water supply becomes a reality on Thursday with the inauguration of the Rs.616-crore Ramanathapuram combined drinking water supply scheme.

C. Jaishankar
Prosopis juliflora is invading the coastal marine system

Silent invasion: A man trying to cut

Madurai, May 25 The European Union and the Netherlands-based Oxfam-Novib in association with the Madurai-based DHAN Foundation will assist in the implementation of a project to develop water resources in the rural areas in five districts.

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Safai Karamchari Aandolan study in 8 districts shows practice continues; to knock court doors on Tuesday
DESPITE the Madras High Court order on November 20, 2008 which called for the prohibition of entry of sanitary workers into the sewerage system, manual cleaners are being made to enter the septic tanks in different town municipalities in TN districts.

Tell people about UPA government

Madurai: Chilli, the second major crop in Ramanathapuram district, has been affected due to the spread of the disease

A LARGE number of birds, including crows and vultures, were found dead in the casuarina grove behind the Nambunayaki Amman temple in Rameswaram on Sunday.

Devotees celebrate festivals in the temple with non-vegetarian food and the left overs are dumped among the trees, which attract stray dogs.

RAMANATHAPURAM: Monsingh D. Devadas, Dean, School of Architecture, Anna University, Chennai, has stressed the importance of constructing buildings particularly multi-storey only by following seismic safety standards in order to minimise the damage from the earthquake related disasters.