S. Ganesan

Spoilsport: An open drain flowing into the Uyyakondan near Palakkarai in Tiruchi.

NEARLY 160 persons were injured in a jallikattu held at Narthamalai in Pudukkottai district on Sunday. Ten police personnel, including Balasubramanian, DIG of Tiruchy range and two policewomen were injured in a clash between the police and the spectators and a lathi-charge that followed to control the crowd.

R. Sairam

By Madurai division of Khadi and Village Industries Commission

BENEFICIAL: The gas tank of the 85 cubic metre KVIC model unit installed at

World Bank team discusses communication strategies for National Urban Sanitation Policy implementation

For a cleaner environs: World Bank team interacting with slum dwellers at Kalmanthai in Tiruchi on Thursday.

TIRUCHI: The Campaign for Rights to Employment has urged the Government to do away with the norm of providing job to only one eligible person from each family for 100 days in a year under the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS), and instead come forward to provide employment to all the eligible candidates of the family.

S. Ganesan

Work on protective structures along Cauvery, Coleroon begins

Strong effort: Work under way on building permanent protective structures along the right bank of the Cauvery at Vengur.

TIRUCHI: The construction of permanent protective structures along the Cauvery and Coleroon rivers has begun as part of the Rs.253.71-crore flood control project.

M. Balaganessin

CREATING AWARENESS: Students taking out a rally on the occasion of

TIRUCHI: Climate change posed a serious challenge and every citizen must do his bit to check its ill-effects, said Anuj Sinha, scientist

TIRUCHI: The Forest Department has incorporated additional requirements in the comprehensive master plan chalked out for the proposed zoological park at M. R. Palayam Reserve Forest, a few km from the city.

TIRUCHI: Chemistry students have a vital role to play in popularising the use of bio-pesticides and bio-fertilisers among the farming community, G. Jegannathan, Member, Tamil Nadu State Council for Higher Education, said on Friday.