Harish Murali

Tamil Nadu: Cuddalore fishermen go extra mile to give turtles a chance

With the breeding season of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtle in full swing, fishermen in the coastal villages here have gone into a conservation mode, spotting and taking the turtles’ eggs to a

16 Feb 2018

No hurdles in the way for pilgrims’ progress to Lord Natarajar’s abode 

At a time when shops inside temple complexes are being criticised for cluttering the worship places and becoming fire hazards, the Chidambaram temple in the district has earned some pats on the back f

14 Feb 2018

Withering heights in tail-end region

Farmers are facing uncertainty as water, like hope, is drying up fast; because of the cost involved, not all could afford borewells or tankers as harvesting time is hurrying near

10 Feb 2018

Toilets in TN colony caught in red tape

Every other day, a region gets declared Open Defecation Free and government advertisements, in which brides walk out on grooms since his household lacks a toilet, crowd our

28 Jan 2018

Tamil Nadu: Inter-state fame for black chicken

Chicken is one of the first birds mankind domesticated. For hundreds of years, these flightless birds provided us with the much-needed nutrition.

25 Jan 2018

Red tape mutes nature’s call in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu

All 77 households from the Arundhathiyar Colony in Cuddalore allege official apathy

23 Jan 2018

Tamil Nadu: Utter chaos as national sports meet shifted to Cuddalore at 11th hour

Utter confusion and chaos reigned in District Sports Complex here on Saturday as a national level sports meet, which was originally scheduled to be conducted in Chennai, was shifted to Cuddalore at th

21 Jan 2018

Alcoholic husband murders pregnant wife, two children in Cuddalore district of  Tamil Nadu

In a gruesome incident, four members of a family, including a pregnant woman, were found dead inside their house near Kurinjipadi on Wednesday evening.

04 Jan 2018

Cashew farmers waiting to cash in

The cashew nut farmers from Panruti and Neyveli regions are a happy lot as they expect to make a decent profit after a lull of two years when most of the nuts were imported.

28 Dec 2017

BTech farmer endorses casuarina cloning that can reap profit in 2 years

Sathivel who holds a masters in engineering has undertaken project to distribute 1 crore saplings to the farmers

24 Dec 2017

Tiruchy airport to go tag-free, trials on

With the Airports Authority of India (AAI) trying to make all airports tag-free, Tiruchy International Airport started a trial run from Tuesday at its domestic terminals. 

25 Oct 2017

UDAN to now put Thanjai on India’s aviation map

With the second-round of bidding for regional flights under the Centre’s UDAN scheme underway, Jet Airways is exploring new avenues other than Tiruchy International Airport and plans to start operatio

07 Oct 2017

Tiruchy railway junction goes digital

THE Tiruchy railway junction has aimed to go completely cashless by providing all the catering staff, vendors at the junction and all the shops with Quick Response Codes.

27 Aug 2017

Crowd control a ruse, fume users as railway platform ticket fee hiked to Rs 20

Officials in the Tiruchy junction said the price revision would be in force for two months and said the objective was better crowd control.

02 Aug 2017

Eastern Ghats get a beauty spot as lime butterflies migrate

With the western ghats witnessing monsoon rains, migration of the insect population, especially butterflies, is observed by environmentalists.

17 Jul 2017

Like pilots, Railway drivers to take booze test

20 biometric breathalysers installed in Tiruchy division; equipment bought for Madurai, Chennai as well

14 Jun 2017

Decks cleared for Tiruchy airport runway expansion

Govt grants administrative sanction for extension of the runway to 12,500 ft; 346 acres in two villages identified for acquisition

09 May 2017

Mass transfer of babus in Tiruchy railway division

IN a major reshuffle of railway official belonging to various categories of the commercial section of Tiruchy Railway Division, at least 301 employees were transferred to various other destinations.

05 Apr 2017

Inscriptions of Pallava, Chola period found in Siva temple near Tiruchy

During an explorative study undertaken by a team of historians at Alakiyamanavalam, a village near Mannachanallur, 11 new inscriptions from of Pallava and Chola periods were found in a Siva temple.

03 Apr 2017

Air India leaves Tiruchy skies open for private operators

Air India Express operates its last flight to Chennai from Tiruchy on February 14; cites operational restraints as reason for withdrawal from the route

17 Feb 2017

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