Plea for sire bulls, green pasture resonate in Umbalacheri

The breed of bovines predominant in the delta district derived its name from the village of Umbalacheri located in Thalaignayiru block in the district.

17 Jan 2023

Coastal delta farmers urge TN govt to stock up on harvesters

Demand for government machines IS usually higher because of the low rentals, at Rs 1,880 for a track model and Rs 1,160 for a wheel model.

13 Jan 2023

Seruthur fishermen strike enters Day 10 over fisher's death

While Ellappan and Murugavel who were on the damaged boat with Rajendran were rescued alive, the latter succumbed to injuries.

12 Jan 2023

Will take call on Mekedatu dam as per SC order: CWMA

The CWMA along with the Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWMC) earlier carried an inspection of rivers flowing through Karaikal. 

11 Jan 2023

Elephant Abayambigai completes 50 years at Shri Mayuranathaswamy Temple in Mayiladuthurai

The elephant was brought to the temple from Kerala when she was just six years of age in 1972. Since then, it has been an integral part of the temple.

10 Jan 2023

After slow start, Olive Ridley Turtle nesting season picks up pace in coastal delta

The districts of Mayiladuthurai and Nagapattinam have been known to top the state in egg collection as the coastlines contribute to the longest stretch in the state.

10 Jan 2023

In bid to promote waste recycling among students, Kilvelur panchayat sets up 'Blue Bank' in school

Our self-help group partner would sell the waste collected in the ‘Blue Bank’ and sell them at a rate of Rs 20 per kilogram.

30 Dec 2022

Four TN fishermen land in Lanka during 'chase' to retrieve fishing net, arrested

On December 27, Pandiyan and his crew put out to sea again in their motorised boat.

30 Dec 2022

Tamil Nadu: Nagapattinam panchayat president gets armed guard over 'life threats'

A 33-year-old panchayat president has been offered armed police protection following his petition to district administration for it over “life threats”.

28 Dec 2022

Sri Lanka arrests 11 fishermen from Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry for crossing IMBL

The Sri Lankan Navy on Wednesday arrested 11 fishermen from Puducherry and Tamil Nadu for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line (IMBL).

22 Dec 2022

Tamil Nadu government's medical aid offer spells relief to Sirkazhi girl diagnosed with rare disease

Minister for Health and Family Welfare of Tamil Nadu Ma Subramanian mentioned the treatment to be free of cost.

22 Dec 2022

Temple elephants in Mayiladuthurai in need of rejuvenation, says welfare committee

After inspecting the maintenance of the elephants, District Elephant Welfare Committee Member N Sivaganesan said,

21 Dec 2022

Instead of flowers, villagers to give cash to bereaved kin in Nagapattinam

A Anbalagan, a 64-year-old village elder of Santhanveli, said, “We have decided that only one garland from the village would be used to pay homage to the departed.

12 Dec 2022

Breakwater damage revives safety concerns, delay in Tharangambadi harbour completion

The rough sea conditions from the cyclone led to cracks in at least seven spots on the approach road laid on top of the south breakwater structure, on Saturday.

11 Dec 2022

Demand for breakwater extension at Poompuhar harbour gathers steam as another vessel sinks off coast

At least three mechanised boats and five motorised boats have capsized in the spot over the past two years.

05 Dec 2022