N Ramesh

Dairy owner gifts one-year-old son shower of petals

Residents of Sri Nagar colony in Kumbakonam were taken by surprise when they spotted an helicopter flying low on Sunday morning and showering rose petals.

03 Jun 2019

Profile of Nel Jayaraman in class 12 Botany syllabus

Jayaraman was known for his Herculean efforts at finding and reviving the traditional paddy seeds with an aim to save them from extinction.

30 May 2019

Where two Dravidian majors are in a neck-and-neck race in Tamil Nadu's Mayiladuthurai

The hydrocarbon exploration project, sugarcane farmers’ woes and the GST regime would have an impact on the voting pattern to a certain extent in the highly politicised Mayiladuthurai constituency.

09 Apr 2019

2019 LS polls: Stage set on turbulent water in Thanjavur

In a three-cornered fight between DMK, AMMK and AIADMK-ally TMC, farmers have a crucial role in the electoral outcome in the heart of  Cauvery delta region.

02 Apr 2019

Union Budget 2019: Farmers welcome Rs 6,000 income support, disappointed over no loan waiver

PS Masilamani, a farmer from Tiruvarur told Express that the Government says the new income support would help to avoid indebtedness.

01 Feb 2019

Thanjavur gets first batch of 5,000 concrete houses as part of rehab operations post cyclone Gaja

 The State government has sanctioned allotment of 5,000 concrete houses in the first batch for people affected by the cyclone.

18 Dec 2018

Coconut farmer who lost grove found dead

A 55-year-old coconut farmer was found dead at a village near Pappanadu on Thursday.

24 Nov 2018

Parts of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur yet to get road link and power

Adirampattinam, Peravurani, Sethubachathiram, Madukkur were worst-affected in Thanjavur district and Tiruthuraipoondi and Muthupettai in Tiruvarur district.

18 Nov 2018

Fall armyworm pest has reached Thanjavur district

The fact that the pest also infests other crops like paddy and millets has set alarm bells ringing as it could jeopardise the production of paddy.

07 Sep 2018

Take Army’s help to plug breach: Farmers

The farming community was heaving a sigh of relief with the early onset of the southwest monsoon in the Cauvery catchment areas.

01 Sep 2018

M Karunanidhi demise: Tiruvarur constituency grieves loss of elected representative

Women in Azhagiri colony broke into opparis in front of Karunanidhi’s portrait decked with flowers.

08 Aug 2018

Surge in water flow from Kabini river gives glimmer of hope for Tamil Nadu farmers

The surge in water flow from the Kabini reservoir in Karnataka which reached around 35,000 cusecs on Friday gave a glimmer of hope for the Cauvery delta farmers.

16 Jun 2018