Rs 24 crore allotted to build protection structure along Alakkudi village in TN

A Public Works Department official said, "The existing pile structure failed due to the massive river surge last year. The structure was scoured due to the meandering of the river flow.

20 hours ago

Puducherry assistance for clearing prosopis boosts Karaikal farmers' hope of increased cultivation

P Rajenthiran, a farmer representative from Karaikal Regional Farmers’ Welfare Association, said, “The government aid is commendable.

20 hours ago

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru College of Agriculture and Research Institute to be accorded university status

The institute became the first agricultural college to receive STAR status and thus received Rs 63 lakh for scientific research.

20 hours ago

Puducherry model: Set up delegation to retrieve vessels seized by Sri Lankan Navy, says TN fishermen

However, an official from the Tamil Nadu Fisheries and Fisherman Welfare Department said there are no plans to set up a delegation for the moment.

29 Mar 2023

Chennai NGO gifts Narikuravar girl a new lease of life

A surgery was successfully performed on a 10-year-old Narikuravar girl, born with Atrial Septal Defect (ASD), through fund provided by an NGO based out of Chennai.

28 Mar 2023

Delegation to travel to Sri Lanka to talk, retrieve seized Karaikal boats: Puducherry Speaker

The Speaker was in Karaikal to lay foundation stones for development works at Karaikal fishing harbour, which will be carried out at a price of Rs 43.4 lakh.

27 Mar 2023

CSG seizes one tonne of sea cucumber from Nagapattinam warehouse in TN

A eight-member team led by ADSP J Shankar and CSG inspector R Rajasekaran raided the building and found the sea cucumber being fermented and processed.

26 Mar 2023

'Start desilting works soon early to enable water distribution in time' say delta farmers

The Mettur dam’s storage level is currently above 100 feet and its storage capacity is at about 69 tmcft.

23 Mar 2023

Tamil Nadu govt yet to keep poll promise on MSP for paddy, say delta farmers

The incentive added to the Union government’s MSP gives a combined price of Rs 2,160 for fine variety paddy and Rs 2,115 for common class paddy, per quintal. 

22 Mar 2023

Rain-hit farmers across coastal delta districts relieved by Rs 25-crore allocation for farm machinery

An official from the agriculture department stated that proposals were sent to the government for the purchase of at least four harvesters to each of the blocks in the coastal delta districts.

22 Mar 2023

Livelihood assistance for fishers hiked by Rs 1,000

Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan also announced that a sum of around Rs 389 crore has been alloted to benefit 4.3 lakh beneficiaries in the state for fishermen welfare schemes

21 Mar 2023

Poompuhar Heritage project gets Rs 24 crore

Of this, Poompuhar in Mayiladuthurai district has been allotted Rs 23.6 crore for development of basic amenities under Renovation and Redevelopment of Poompuhar Heritage City project.

21 Mar 2023

Nagai teacher gifts Avvaiyar booklets to wedding guests 

The book was celebrated in the ongoing Avvaiyar government-organised festival happening from March 19 to 21 in Thulasiapattinam of Nagapattinam

20 Mar 2023

The sparrow man of Sirkazhi

On the eve of World Sparrow Day, introducing the 45-year-old engineer who has dedicated his life to conserving the house sparrow

19 Mar 2023

CPCL directed to remove pipeline off Nagapattinam coast by May 31

To this, CPCL said it will take at least five to six months to remove the pipeline completely from Nagore Pattinacherry and Samanthampettai villages.

17 Mar 2023