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Tamil Nadu farmers warned ahead of new cyclone ‘Phethai’

As far as coconut trees are concerned, it is expected that the trees between the age of seven and  40 years are likely to be affected.

12 hours ago

Preparations for Lok Sabha elections gains momentum in Tamil Nadu

The CEO explained that already, randomisation of EVMs was over in the presence of election staff as well as representatives of all recognised political parties at the district level.

13 hours ago

Learning from Gaja, Agriculture department asks farmers to take precautionary measures to face cyclone Phethai

Met department has predicted that the cyclone Phethai is likely to cross the coast in between the northern coastal districts - Tiruvallur to Nagapattinam on December 15.

13 Dec 2018

New food processing policy to raise farmers’ income

The policy was unveiled by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami at a function at the Secretariat in the presence of Agriculture Minister R Doraikannu and senior officials. 

13 Dec 2018

Thirukkural couplets now in Brahmi Tamizhi script

The book was released by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday at the Secretariat. 

12 Dec 2018

Rajiv Gandhi's convicts: Central government’s counter-affidavit offers hope

The petition filed in 2014 against the TN’s decision to remit the life sentences of the seven convicts is pending before SC.

11 Dec 2018

Central government’s counter-affidavit offers fresh hope Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts

The petition filed in 2014 against the TN government’s decision to remit the life sentences of the seven convicts is still pending before SC.

11 Dec 2018

Cauvery issue: Tamil Nadu moves Supreme Court against ‘dual role’ of Central Water Commission chairman

The move comes two days after opposition parties, at a special Assembly session, accused the government of failing to pre-empt the CWC’s move on the Mekedatu issue.

09 Dec 2018

Housing plan for poor living in Tamil Nadu poromboke lands

Those who live in objectionable poromboke lands for over five years will be given house site pattas for around three cents.

08 Dec 2018

‘Nel’ Jayaraman, Tamil Nadu agriculturalist who fought to save native paddy varieties, passes away

Nel Jayaraman followed the footsteps of his late mentor Nammalvar and worked tirelessly to promote the cause of preserving native paddy seeds. 

07 Dec 2018

Tamil Nadu moves contempt plea against CWC chief, officials

Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday sought  directions to summon these officials and punish them for contempt for ‘willfully disobeying’ the final order of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.

06 Dec 2018

Tamil Nadu to record high crop insurance as Agriculture department meets paddy target

Official sources told Express that during  2016-17,  i.e, the first year of implementation of PMFBY and being a drought year, as many as 15,76,139 farmers enrolled for crop insurance.

05 Dec 2018

Panel to study demand for restoration of Denotified Tribes

A G.O in this regard was issued on November 13 said the committee should submit its report to the government within 60 days.

05 Dec 2018

TN’s anti-graft law in force from Nov 13

The Rules give details of how to constitute the search committee to appoint the four members of the Lokayukta, procedure at the meetings, etc.

30 Nov 2018

Interstate water dispute takes centre stage ahead of Lok Sabha polls

While opposition DMK has convened an all-party meeting to discuss Mekedatu issue, almost all parties have criticised the BJP-led government at the Centre for giving the nod to Karnataka.

29 Nov 2018