Tirupur: The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Thursday ordered closure of 10 dyeing units in the Tirupur knitwear cluster which failed to comply with the Supreme Court order pertaining to pollution caused by the dyeing units on River Noyyal.

The power and water supply to these units was also disconnected.

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ERODE: Erode MP A. Ganesha Murthi has appealed to the Central Government to declare Erode, Coimbatore and Tirupur districts as Special Zone for Organic Farming and initiate concerted efforts to promote the organic farm practices.

Many farmers in the three districts had taken up organic farming at a large scale. A majority of the people in the districts depend on agriculture for their income.

Tirupur: The powerloom cloth manufacturers affiliated to the Coimbatore-Tirupur districts Powerloom Cloth Manufacturers Federation, observed a fast here on Wednesday in protest against the frequent rise in the prices of cotton yarn.

MARUMALARCHI Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK), general secretary Vaiko was arrested along with 153 party workers on Friday while attempting to enter Kerala from the Onpadharu check post to inspect the site where the Kerala government had decided to construct a dam across the Pambar river.

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River Noyyal faces a slow death

Tirupur: Amid severe drinking water shortage experienced in the city and rapid deterioration of River Noyyal taking place owing to indiscriminate discharge of industrial effluents into it, yet another World Water Day was observed here on Monday.

VELLORE: The Vellore Citizens' Welfare Forum (VCWF) has opposed the proposal of the Union government, announced in the recent budget, of a one-time grant of Rs.200 crore for dyeing industries of Tirupur to enable them solve the problem of pollution.

A resolution was adopted at an executive committee meeting of the VCWF recently.

VELLORE: The Vellore Citizens' Welfare Forum (VCWF) has opposed the proposal of the Union government, announced in the recent budget, of a one-time grant of Rs.200 crore for dyeing industries of Tirupur to enable them solve the problem of pollution.

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Tirupur: To increase the productivity of agriculture crops multifold, the Department of Agriculture plans to introduce a mobile soil and water testing laboratory in the district shortly.

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