Cauvery river water reaches Melaiyur regulator in Tamil Nadu's Mayiladuthurai

Farmers are worried over pending desilting works in narrower irrigation channels, which branch from A and B irrigation channels.

03 Jun 2022

Cauvery river water reaches coastal districts of Tamil Nadu

According to PWD, around 10,000 cusecs is being released from Mettur and the inflow into the dam has decreased over the past few days.

02 Jun 2022

Students give makeover to Nagapattinam government school, honour teachers before bidding farewell

Footing the expenses themselves, the students not only stopped at painting their classrooms and the compound wall, but honoured their teachers as well before parting ways.

02 Jun 2022

TN fisherwoman comes in for praise from Stalin over her daughter's medical degree from Russia

The family thanked the chief minister for the appreciation.

31 May 2022

119 fishing boats in TN delta region unregistered, finds annual inspection

Of the 1,580 vessels that were inspected by the fisheries department, 119, including 76 purse seine boats, were found lacking a permit.

31 May 2022

Annual two-day inspection of mechanised boats under way in TN delta districts

The officials had earlier insisted all owners to submit all their boats for inspection, failing which their vessels would be considered inactive and their registration, cancelled.

26 May 2022

Pattina pravesam passes off amid tight security

I feel blessed to carry our aadheenakarthar.” K Sathiyavan, a 57-year-old devotee from Dharmapuram, said, “We feel honoured to carry the palanquin.”

23 May 2022

No playground to call their own, but these tribal students in Mayiladuthurai make a mark in sports

Braving the odds, including custom which requires their tribal community folk to return home before dusk, the Class 8 girl students won a bronze medal in the sub-junior category.

19 May 2022

This Nagapattinam fisherman is on mission to save Olive Ridley turtles

The department pays him for four to five months of nesting season, under a separate scheme.

15 May 2022

Unsure when food inspections will begin in Karaikal: Residents

Karaikal district is also a tourist destination and people arrive here specifically for cheap liquor.

12 May 2022

'Avoid going near Sri Lankan waters', state government tells Tamil Nadu fishermen

Our men have spotted Sri Lankan vessels moving on the other side of IMBL,” M Murugan, a fishermen representative from Arukatuthurai, said.

11 May 2022

'Pattinapravesham' ban revoked; Dharmapuram Aadheenam lauds Stalin

The RDO had earlier banned the custom of people carrying the Seer in a palanquin due to law & order as well as human rights concerns. 

08 May 2022

‘Dharmapuram seer can’t be lifted in palanquin by people’

It is learnt district police submitted a report to the Mayiladuthurai RDO on the issue.

04 May 2022

Mayiladuthurai thanks TN govt for auditorium, statue plan honouring 'Munsiff Vedanayagam'

His novel, Prathapa Mudaliar Charithram, is recognised as the 'first Tamil novel'.

28 Apr 2022

Meet Aruljothi - Nagapattinam’s green warrior

Armed with love for nature, S Aruljothi plants indigenous trees, builds fences strung together with plastic bottles & inspires students across TN to take up fight to restore world’s green cover

24 Apr 2022