Climate change is a global phenomenon, accelerated by human activity said Parris N.Glendening, Former Governor of Maryland and president, Smart Growth America's Leadership Institute, USA here on Mo

K.P.Munusamy addresses officialsof corporation, 19 municipalities

Local bodies should ensure prompt execution of schemes with respect to civic amenities and basic facilities within their limits, said K.P.Munusamy, Local Administration Minister. Addressing the local body officials after reviewing the progress of development works in Tiruchi Corporation and in the 19 municipalities in Tiruchi, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Perambalur, and Ariyalur districts at the Collectorate here on Tuesday,

Fire that broke out at the compost yard of the municipality at Sekkadi Jebamalaipuram near Srinivasapuram here on Sunday night brings into focus the need for improving solid waste management in the town.

Every day, about 110 tonnes of garbage are dumped at the compost yard. But they are not segregated into biodegradable and non-degradable waste. This has to be addressed as segregation will improve waste management.

Works to be completed within 27 months: Palani Manickam

The National Highways Department has sanctioned Rs.1,402 crore for laying four-lane on the national highway from Vikkiravandi to Thanjavur, said S. S. Palani Manickam, Union Minister of State for Finance, here on Friday.