Antony Fernando

ICAR-KVK experts promote polyculture to help cut loss in carp farming

Carps are categorised into Indian major carps - catla, rohu and mrigal - and exotic carps, which includes silver, grass and common carp.

26 Nov 2022

Mayiladuthurai earns third spot under Jal Jeevan Survekshan ranking for household water coverage

According to its mission statement, the Jal Jeevan Survekshan intends to assist, empower and provide Functional Household Tap Connection (FHTC) to every rural household by 2024.

24 Nov 2022

Tamil Nadu: Delta region faces fertiliser shortage, farmers urged to wait for new stock

However, fertiliser shortages in the co-operative societies hedged in on cultivation process, the farmers complained.

23 Nov 2022

Tamilisai Moovar Manimandapam in Sirkazhi to get Rs 47 lakh makeover

In 2000, the then chief minister, M Karunanidhi, announced the establishment of the manimandapam following which an area of 0.44 acres in Sirkazhi was chosen for it.

23 Nov 2022

Extended deadline for PM crop insurance scheme not enough Mayiladuthurai farmers

Considering the request of Chief Minister M K Stalin, the Union government on Sunday increased the deadline to register for the scheme from November 15 to 21.

21 Nov 2022

Lankan Navy arrests 14 TN, Karaikal fishers

Around 7 pm, the Sri Lankan Navy in a fast-attack craft vessel confronted the fishermen off Point Calimere and arrested them for alleged poaching.

18 Nov 2022

Sirkazhi pounded by 44 cm rains in 24 hours, highest in 122 years; local populace swamped by woes

The rainfall recorded in 24 hours in Sirkazhi ending 8.30 am on Saturday was 44 cm, with a major part of it -34.8 cm- occurring between 6 pm Friday and midnight. 

13 Nov 2022

Petty shop owner in Mayiladuthurai gives fresh life to six through organ donation

He owned a petty shop. After getting down from the motorcycle, he did not park it on its stand, which made the two-wheeler to fell on him.

11 Nov 2022

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

Good news: Thalaignayiru town panchayat sets up retiring room for sanitation workers

A 50-year-old sanitation worker, R Marimuthu, inaugurated the building in the presence of District Collector A Arun Thamburaj on Saturday.

02 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

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