Schools shut and Section 144 invoked over diarrhoea outbreak in Puducherry's Karaikal
Collector and district magistrate L Mohamed Mansoor said, “Many acute gastroenteritis cases have been reported in the district, and a few faecal samples confirmed the presence of Vibrio cholerae.
04 Jul 2022
Karaikal diarrhoea outbreak declared ‘health emergency’
Sriramulu visited the district for a second time in the past one week, with a team of doctors and health experts from Puducherry’s Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute.
03 Jul 2022
Mayiladuthurai: Section 144 enforced in Melaparuthikudi; farmers begin direct sowing amid police protection
Farm workers, predominantly from SC community, are opposed to the direct sowing undertaken by caste Hindu farmers, citing loss of livelihood.
01 Jul 2022
Diarrhoea cases cross 1,200-mark in Karaikal, lens on water supply sources
The health department suggested the replacement of water supply lines running close to the drains in slum areas. They may be damaged, making them susceptible to the sewage in the drains next to them.
30 Jun 2022
Green Champion uses prize money to renovate school building in Nagapattinam
"The floors and walls of the school's buildings were in poor condition. After receiving the sum, I decided to renovate at least one of them."
29 Jun 2022
Mayiladuthurai: Caste Hindu farmers' direct sowing affects livelihood, say SC community farm workers
The caste Hindu farmers prefer direct sowing over methods involving manual labour, like transplantation, the farm workers in Melaparuthikudi village near Kuthalam alleged.
28 Jun 2022
Annual fishing ban hasn't helped us to net a good catch, rue Nagai boat owners, fishermen
Though there is high demand for good quality seafood abroad, fishermen are upset over their trips not being productive.
28 Jun 2022
No minor ‘feet’ ever achieved by this 17-year-old TN girl
The latest feather in her cap is her victory in Class 12 examinations scoring 277 marks, which won her praise from many quarters.
26 Jun 2022
Diarrhoea cases in Karaikal rise from 200 to 450 in four days
PWD officials said indiscriminate digging and related activities led to damage.
24 Jun 2022
With Karaikal Mangani Thiruvizha around the corner, activists express concern over quality of fruits
Use of ripening agents such as calcium carbide and ethephon could cause serious health issues, officials said.
22 Jun 2022
Differently-abled, parentless girl clears Class 12 exams
Lakshmi uses her left foot to write and draw paintings, and take notes in classes.
21 Jun 2022
200 diarrhoea cases in Karaikal in one week
Around 50 of them were admitted and given intravenous therapy for loss of fluids, while others received medication and ORS solution.
20 Jun 2022
Treasures from bygone era on sale!
This 52-year-old fruit-seller from Rajankattalai village has undertaken the task to promote indigenous artisans and display their goods at his shop.
19 Jun 2022
14 houses in Nagapattinam get piped gas supply
As works are under way in the other three districts, supply has started in Nagapattinam district.
19 Jun 2022
Over 1,000 mechanised boats set to hit sea as fishing ban ends in Tamil Nadu's coastal delta districts
Mechanised fishing boats such as trawlers and gillnetters keep off the sea during the period to facilitate breeding of fishes in the Bay of Bengal.
15 Jun 2022
Joshimath disaster-hit people get ultimatum from hotel owners to vacate rooms by March 31
Nitish defends his silence over Rahul's conviction, says does not speak on court matters
Mamata urges all parties to fight BJP unitedly in 2024 Lok Sabha polls
Ponniyin Selvan Part 2 trailer: All eyes on the Cholan throne
Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned for the day till Monday amid opposition uproar over Adani issue