District Collector A. Gnanasekaran has asked people of Nallavanpalayam village to keep their surroundings clean and tidy in order to prevent outbreak of communicable diseases.

Kavuthi-Vediyappan Protection Federation has launched signature campaign against the Iron ore mining project in Kavuthi-Vediyappan hills near here.

Residents of villages in and around the Kavuthi-Vediyappan Hills hoisted black flags atop their houses on Wednesday as part of their phased agitation to oppose the move to grant licence to interest

Tamil Nadu Progressive Writers and Artists Association (TNPWAA) passed a resolution opposing the Kavuthimalai Iron Ore Mining Project, at the Tiruvannamalai branch-level general body meeting, held

As the forest personnel could not successfully persuade the herd of six wild elephants towards Mel Chengam farm area on Sunday night, the tranquilisation operation could not be taken up on Monday.

The Madras High Court has directed the Secretary, State Industries Department, to take stringent measures to arrest illicit quarrying and transportation of minerals.

Motivated by Krishi Karman award conferred on State government

Enthused by the Krishi Karman award conferred on the State government for achieving milestones in food production, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Sunday announced Rs. 99 crore for the command area development and water management (CADWM) programme in Villupuram, Cuddalore and Tiruvannamalai districts.

If the plans of District Collector Vijay Pingale went as stipulated vis-à-vis implementing the ban on plastic disposables of less than 40 micron, October 2, birth day of Mahatma Gandhi would be remembered in Tiruvannamalai for one more reason in the years to come.

Since plastic disposables are banned in entire Tiruvannamalai district steps are taken to spread awareness and implement the ban. Awareness rallies were conducted in municipalities and town panchayats. Action is planned against violators though the authorities are aware of intricacies and challenges involved in the implementation.

District Administration has decided to implement mandatory restrictions on production, sales and usage of plastic containers strictly from August 15.

According to a release District Collector Vijay Pingale has revealed the plan at a meeting of officials convened to discuss the issue here recently. Dr. Pingale said that carry bags and containers used to pack food stuff, medicines and water should be manufactured in white colour or using permissible colourants and pigments as per ISO/ IS: 9833: 1981.

The pollution control committee lays down 23 conditions to be followed

The Puducherry Pollution Control Committee has given green signal for the Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) to be constructed near Kanaganeri at Kadirgamam. After studying the Rapid Environment Impact Assessment report prepared by two private firms appointed by Public Health Division of the Public Works Department, PPCC has given its nod for the project.