suitable for saline soils: Fertilizer bags being unloaded from a goods wagon at the yard in Tiruchi on Saturday.

TIRUCHI: The Indian Farmers

TIRUCHI: The Vigilance and Monitoring Committee formed to monitor implementation of Central government schemes will recommend to the Union government that the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS) should be implemented during the non-agricultural season in Tiruchi district, D.

R. Rajaram

TIRUCHI: Forest Department has embarked on the task of improving roads within Reserve Forests (RF) across the State with a view to providing linkages among remote villages on the fringes. The project also includes works on strengthening connectivity of roads running through the RFs in order to make them motorable.

S. Ganesan

No cause for alarm, says Joint Director of Agriculture

TIRUCHI: Most parts of Tiruchi district, including the city, continued to receive moderate rainfall on Thursday.

Though rainfall has not affected standing crop in the district, incidence of diseases have been noticed in paddy crop in some parts of the district.
Isolated cases

TIRUCHI: Social audit committees will be formed in all the village panchayats in the district to monitor and carry out social audits of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme(NREGS).

Greeshma Gopal Giri

It is the first time in the history of Indian rlys that its buildings are given star status for energy conservation }

R. Rajaram

5,800 tonnes of babul and prosopsis firewood auctioned

TIRUCHI: The Forest Department earned over Rs. 1 crore as revenue through open auction of plantations of

TIRUCHI: The Mahatma Gandhi-Doerenkamp Centre for Alternatives to Animal Use in Life Science Education was opened at Bharathidasan University here on Friday to mark the 140th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

T. Ramakrishnan

A quantum of 50 million litres a day (MLD) is supplied now, eventually, it will go up to 100 MLD

10 villages such as Nainarkoil and Pasumpon have been covered through five workshops

TIRUCHI: The zonal and state level mine safety awards, for the best mines and best employees of mines in various trades, would be presented during the valediction of the Mine Safety Week here this weekend.