Antony Fernando

Villagers seek approach road to crematorium

Rural Development department official told TNIE the issue is yet to come to their notice but added they would look into the matter.

22 hours ago

Marine Enforcement Wing to keep check on banned fishing practices

The law enforcement entity will also control other violations such as fishing close to the shore and conflicts between fishing communities over the usage of the fishing harbor.

05 Dec 2019

Monsoon shivers: Creaking wooden bridges across Nagapattinam a concern

Fifteen such bridges in Nagapattinam district have had to go undergo urgent repairs due to the problem.

29 Nov 2019

'Water bells' start ringing in Karaikal schools

Officials said all 101 government schools in Karaikal have reverse osmosis-aided water vending systems on their premises to facilitate the availability of clean drinking water. 

28 Nov 2019

After four months, Nagai fishermen return to sea amid conflict

High drama ensued in Pazhayar on Sunday when a few rebel fisher boat owners blocked the path of the registered boat owners near the estuary.

25 Nov 2019

Gang busted 8 years after double murder

4-member gang murdered two more women in Erode & Pondy, say officers

24 Nov 2019

Botched up injection: Needle gets stuck in Sirkazhi woman’s body for 14 days

K Parvathi (54), a widow in Sirkazhi, had gone to a PHC on November 9 seeking treatment for fever and was given an injection.

23 Nov 2019

Families to care for, TN boat owners turn labourers in aftermath of Cyclone Gaja

In Kodiyakarai, 95 fishermen accepted compensation for boats and eight have availed catamarans but dozens more are pleading for compensation from the Fisheries department.

16 Nov 2019

A year after cyclone Gaja, salt producers in Tamil Nadu's Vedaranyam still struggling

Vedaranyam has 9,000 acres of salterns, of which around 6,000 acres are owned by two corporate firms -- GHCL and Chemplast Sanmar.

14 Nov 2019

Cyclone Gaja's whirlwind of loss

The waves had pushed calcareous ooze into villages of Pushpavanam, Periyakuthagai, and Naluvethapathi around a kilometre towards inland.

12 Nov 2019

Neighbour arrested for raping, killing Class 10 student in Nagapattinam

Probe revealed that the Class X girl had returned home from school and went to relieve herself around 5 am.

11 Nov 2019

Loss of flora & fauna during Gaja continues to affect arrival of birds

Cyclone Gaja’s footprint is still visible at Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary at Kodiyakarai, spread over 21 sq. km. 

10 Nov 2019

44,000 thousand of urea arrives from Oman for supply across Tamil Nadu delta

Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO), which imports fertilisers from Gulf countries, imported the urea from Oman.

08 Nov 2019

Rice Blast disease confirmed in Nagapattinam

Experts have confirmed the presence of Rice Blast fungal disease in samba crops in Iluppur and Orkudi villages near Kilvelur.

05 Nov 2019

Standoff between fishers over high speed engines enters 100th day

Mechanised boat fishers from Pazhayar harbour completed an unprecedented 100 days without fishing as they continue their protest against high-speed engines.

29 Oct 2019