Streets in Tamil Nadu are set to glow with LED luminaires as part of a sustainable development programme.

Perturbed by the environmental pollution being caused by a prawn farming company at Kalaignanapuram, villagers of Thulukanakulam and Kalaignanapuram under Vaipar panchayat limits, have sought the i

1,92,306 farmers have been identified for this programme

With the launch of the Farm Crop Management System in Tuticorin, as many as 1, 92, 306 progressive farmers have been identified across the district to benefit from this new initiative, according to Joint Director of Agriculture, N.K. Dhakshinamoorthy. The programme was aimed at increasing agricultural productivity through new technologies to the reach of farmer

The report stated the allegation made by the complainant was filed with a wrong motive, envy and vindictive and far away from the truth

The Indian Bureau of Mines, which works under the Ministry of Mines, said it had found no evidence in the alleged illegal mining of atomic minerals across Tirunelveli, Kanyakumari and Tuticorin districts in Tamil Nadu by a private mining company.

The Madras High Court bench here on Tuesday directed the Tuticorin police to file a counter-affidavit to a petition filed by the Human Rights Protection Centre (HRPC), Tuticorin district, seeking p

In what could be seen as a stern warning against those indulging in illegal sand quarrying, the Tamil Nadu has government detained 18 people under the stringent Goondas Act in the last one year.

The Tamil Nadu government, which had suspended mining of rare earth minerals like garnet, ilmenite and rutile along the Tuticorin coast last month following complaints of large-scale illegal mining

Probe to look into alleged irregularities in 71 mineral quarries in the southern districts.

The Human Rights Protection Centre (HRPC) here has alleged that illegal garnet quarrying is rampant in Tirunelveli district despite the order of the National Green Tribunal prohibiting quarrying.

Alleged incidents of illegal sand mining have been reported in recent times

The Centre has written to all state governments in the country to take steps to stop illegal sand mining activity in their respective states, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan said today.