Representation submitted to Collector T.Soundiah

TIRUCHI: A fresh proposal on land acquisition for the next phase of expansion of the Tiruchi Airport has run into opposition from residents of villages behind the airport.

Narayan Lakshman

CHENNAI: The System of Rice Intensification (SRI) has helped farmers in Tiruchi district to cope with an unreliable monsoon and shortage of farm labour, according to the district administration.

TIRUCHI: Transport Minister K.N.Nehru appealed to the farmers to make use of the agricultural laboratories set up in Tiruchi district and get proper advice for increasing the yield of all agricultural crops.

TIRUCHI: Medicinal plant cultivation in Tiruchi district will get a push with the Department of Horticulture set to implement the National Mission on Medicinal Plants (NMMP).

The draft plan covered the physical features, population, land use, analysis etc.,

CHENNAI: The State government on Wednesday announced its approval of the modified Master Plan for Tiruchi local planning area.

KARUR: Welcoming the statement of the Union Textiles Minister, Dayanidhi Maran, on the need to combat pollution in select cities in the State, handloom weavers and farmers have called upon the Central and the State governments to address the issue on a war footing to save both the textile industry, agriculture and environment.

Taking stock: Municipal Administration Secretary Niranjan Mardi inspecting the progress of work on the construction of collector wells on the Coleroon River in Tiruchi on Thursday.

TIRUCHI: Municipal Administration Secretary Niranjan Mardi on Thursday inspected the progress of works on the Rs.144.86-crore drinking water supply augmentation scheme being implemented in the city.

Under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission

For the better: Mayor S. Sujatha chairing a meeting of the Corporation Council in Tiruchi on Wednesday.

TIRUCHI: Tiruchi, Salem and Tirupur Corporations have qualified for inclusion under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) consequent to the Union government

A research team of a college in Tiruchi has evolved an eco-friendly process for the safe disposal of effluents from the dyeing industry. S Senthil Kumar, who was the lone participant from India at the international conference

Financial estimate revised to Rs.169 cr. from Rs.144.86 cr.

SPOT VISIT: Transport Minister K.N. Nehru, second from left, inspecting the construction of a collector well on the Coleroon near Melur on Sunday.