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Coastal Security Group launches first unit of marine home guards in Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu

Those inducted on Thursday received their identity card from Nagapattinam CSG unit’s Additional Superintendent of Police J Shankar.

04 Nov 2022

Local fishers irked as Kodiyakarai fish-landing centre hosting 'outsiders' during monsoon in Tamil Nadu

We do not know whom we would bump into, as Kodiyakarai centre is hosting boats from several districts.

03 Nov 2022

Firing on fishermen: Naval team visits Nagapattinam, inspects vessel, holds investigation

The naval team climbed onboard, studied the holes from bullet firing, and collected evidence.

28 Oct 2022

Nagapattinam: Fishers say they were assaulted for hours by Indian Navy

The coastal security group on Saturday registered a case against Indian Navy personnel for firing and injuring a Mayiladuthurai fisherman near Palk Bay on Friday. 

23 Oct 2022

Mayiladuthurai pays befitting tribute to Ponniyin Selvan author 'Kalki' Krishnamurthy

A Pandiyan, the manager of Mayilavan Publishers said, "People are interested to know how the film would end and try to read those particular volumes.

21 Oct 2022

Toddler's death: Either fence area around post office or shift facility, demand Kollidam residents

A Amaran of Sengalmedu allegedly slipped and fell into South Rajan channel while his mother was away at the post office nearby around noon on Monday.

20 Oct 2022

Flood-hit Pazhaiyar residents want permanent end to inundation trouble

The surge in flow in the Kollidam following the recent discharge of nearly 2 lakh cusecs from Mettur dam, drained into the sea near Pazhaiyar, which is located at the river’s mouth.

20 Oct 2022

Nagapattinam water scheme set to brim with Rs 1.7K crore upgrade

Over the next 18 months, the Kollidam Combined Drinking Water Scheme will get a total makeover in Nagapattinam, as officials are all set upgrade it at a cost of Rs 1,752 crore.

19 Oct 2022

Kollidam block villages in Mayiladuthurai hit by flood for fifth time this year

Floodwater intruded into the streets of Nadhalpadugai, Mudhalaimeduthittu and Vellamanal in Kollidam block as early as Monday night, causing chaos.

19 Oct 2022

Tourists throng Point Calimere as showers attract migratory birds

Several species of migratory birds were spotted at the Point Calimere Wildlife and Birds Sanctuary in Kodiyakarai on Wednesday, making it a visual treat.

13 Oct 2022

What about our daily bread, CM?: Puducherry Bread & Milk Service Scheme employees

Around 95% of the 133 workers employed under the 'Bread and Milk Service Scheme' in Karaikal are women and they are yet to be paid for the past four months.

12 Oct 2022

Clearing drain channels only way to prevent crop inundation during monsoon: farmers in Nagapattinam

Paddy fields in the district, particularly in low-lying areas, are prone to flooding every monsoon season, a phenomenon the farmers here wholly attribute to obstructions in drain channels.

11 Oct 2022

Tamila, will you donate blood?

Rajarajan found and incorporated a wide range of blood donors, including those with rare blood groups such as AB negative.

09 Oct 2022

Couple among three booked for risky home birth in Tamil Nadu

However, the family allegedly refused to go to  hospital. The health workers waited for them at their house till the early hours of Thursday, sources said. 

07 Oct 2022

Couple shuns med advice, goes for risky home birth in Tamil Nadu

Going against medical advice, a couple turned down a C-section delivery and resorted to a risky childbirth at their home on Tuesday.

06 Oct 2022

Thalaignayiru tops state as cleanest local body in Tamil Nadu

Thalaignayiru also spelt as Thalanayar or Thalainayar, has been ranked the ninth top local body in the list of southern states (south zone).

04 Oct 2022

Tamil Nadu: Post kuruvai, samba paddy bears the brunt of rains

After wreaking havoc on harvest-ready kuruvai crops, unseasonal rains in Nagapattinam have been taking a toll on the budding samba paddy crops here too.

30 Sep 2022

Forest Department alarmed at rogue monkey menace in Mayiladuthurai village

While the issue has been existent for the past five years, villagers say the trouble from rogue monkeys has now grown beyond what they can put up with.

29 Sep 2022

Tamil Nadu: Farmers demand mobile paddy dryers to maintain moisture content for sales to TNCSC

Also, the agriculture engineering department should buy the machines and rent it out to farmers," he said.

26 Sep 2022

Genetically improved tilapia aquaculture ideal 'GIFT' for Nagapattinam fish farmers: ICAR-KVK

Places where the Cauvery or rainwater recharges the ponds in the district are best suitable for GIFT culture as it is a freshwater fish, he added.

23 Sep 2022

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