Learning experience: School students watch water-testing methods being demonstrated at an awareness programme in Salem on Friday.

THE Madras High Court, on Thursday, issued a stay on bauxite mining by MALCO Ltd in Kolli Hills, acting on a petition filed by Piyush Sethia of the voluntary organisation

For a cause: Students taking out a rally to create awareness on rainwater harvesting in Salem on Wednesday.

SALEM: A group of five school students from Sri Sarada Vidhyalaya Girls Higher Secondary School carried out a study on the drinking water supplied by the Salem Corporation and found large presence of harmful bacteria in it.

SALEM: A special exhibition aimed at raising awareness on global warming and reduction of carbon dioxide emissions opened at the Holy Cross Matriculation Higher Secondary School here on Thursday.

G Rajasekaran | Salem,

THE district administration has been caught on wrong foot, having evaded the process of obtaining 'no objection' from the public before forwarding the applications for granting of mining lease for iron ore in the Kanchamalai hills, to the government.

In an example of how civilian co-operation can help tackle wildlife crime, three dancing bears have been rescued from Salem district in Tamil Nadu, after local people responded to an advert in a regional paper asking for information on sightings of dancing bears.

Spreading awareness: Cotton bags being distributed to commuters as a part of the anti-plastics campaign which was launched in Salem on Sunday.

SALEM: A campaign called

Unhygienic conditions: Residents are worried that stagnant sewage will lead to outbreak of diseases in Salem.