College students, volunteers, environmental activists and Corporation sanitary workers came together to take up a cleaning drive aimed at making wards 1 to 6 in Srirangam and Thiruvanaikovil areas

In an attempt to enhance green cover in the district, the Tiruchi Police have decided to plant 1,000 saplings on lands belonging to the department. The saplings would be planted in police stations, police quarters, Armed Reserve grounds and other police offices with a view to turning them as green premises.

Among the things that the AIADMK government headed by Chief Minister Jayalalithaa can be proud of in the 100 days since it took power, are significant announcements in the health care sector: incre

According to sources in the Agriculture Department, kuruvai paddy has been raised in about 9,834 hectares (ha) this year. This is the highest coverage achieved in the district during kuruvai after 2000-01. The system of rice intensification technique has been adopted in 5,432 ha, accounting for more than 50 per cent of the total area.

Farmers would also be trained in production of quality seeds. The training modules would cover selection of varieties, seasonal application of bio-fertilizers, micro-nutrients and improved seed production technologies.

The district administration has urged beneficiaries of the Scheme for Artificial Recharge of Groundwater through dug wells in the district to establish rain water harvesting structures near their w

Much to the relief of Tiruverambur residents, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is on course to construct an underpass beneath the road over-bridge at a close distance from the entrance to the railway station, as part of the Tiruchi-Thanjavur four-lane project.

According to official sources, the underpass will have a breadth of seven metres and height of 3.5 metres for two-way mov

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TIRUCHI: The Tiruchi district unit of the Tamil Nadu Vivasayigal Sangam, affiliated to the Communist Party of India (CPI), has urged the State government to reject the Seeds Bill 2010 and the Tamil Agricultural Council Act 2009.

We are so used to turning our eyes away when we see somebody defecating in the open that we fail to reflect on this widespread practice, prevalent much more in India than in other countries.

THANJAVUR: India would be affected severely due to climate change considering the high emission from industries, according to environment experts, said P.