Jose K Joseph

CCTV signboards fail purpose, no end to littering menace in Tiruchy city

Such signboards could be spotted in the MGR roundabout, Palakkarai, Gandhi market area and other such locations.

08 Jun 2023

A helping hand, 100 years old

The Southern Railway, Rotary Club, and several organisations even honoured him on his 100th birthday on May 1.

07 Jun 2023

Increase number of bins in RRR scheme to four, demand Tiruchy residents

Residents, though, have suggested a small modification that could improve the city’s waste management.

06 Jun 2023

Tender to outsource Tiruchy city's sanitation work likely to be awarded in June

A senior corporation official said, "We have already finished going through the tender applications. A few bidders have been short-listed; the tender would soon be awarded."

02 Jun 2023

Tiruchy corporation submits metro feasibility report to Tamil Nadu government, awaits approval

"We have submitted our report stressing that the city needs metro service for its future requirements. Our team has also suggested the best possible routes for its service in the city.

29 May 2023

Tiruchy awaits nod from railway ministry to get Vande Bharat train service

Sources said that the railway may introduce the Vande Bharat train at a low speed in Tiruchy route, like in Kerala.

22 May 2023

Tiruchy city corporation workers extracting money citing building violations, say residents

Similarly, ground-level workers are not supposed to point out violations in regard to construction or maintenance works.

21 May 2023

Tiruchy railway division sets freight target of 15 MT for FY 2023-24

Apart from this, the railway division has decided to set up good sheds in Thiruthuraipoondi and Agasthiarpatti at the earliest.

16 May 2023

Underground drainage will affect work, need aid from govt: Desludging operators in Tiruchy

Efforts are on to speed up underground drainage (UGD) works in the city, and most senior officials expect them to be completed within a month or two.

16 May 2023

‘Infrastrucutre projects in Tiruchy fail inclusivity test’

Areas like Palakkarai, where the streets are congested, and the poor state of Uyyakondan canal and park reflects the apathy of the administration, say residents who reside in these areas.

25 Apr 2023

UGD, blacktopping projects hit rainwater harvesting in Tiruchy city

However, the new council formed in 2022 gave priority to UGD and blacktopping works, paying little attention to the RWH system work.

24 Apr 2023

Srirangam flower market project shelved owing to funds crunch, says Tiruchy corporation

We have put it on hold due to the financial crunch. We are already considering some major works in Srirangam and the flower market project would be included in them.

24 Apr 2023

Fire risk rises as garbage back in Tiruchy's Ariyamangalam dump yard

In 2019, a major fire broke out in Ariyamangalam dumping yard, and the fumes could be brought under control only after a week and 1.5 lakh litres of water.

23 Apr 2023

Commuters voice demand to elevate Vayalur road after drainage work eats up parking space, causes traffic snarls

Talks to improve the condition of the road failed to materialise over the years.

22 Apr 2023

Tamil Nadu government allots 25 doctors to Tiruchy city

Sources said the corporation had initially planned to open the H&W centres this February. However, the delay in allotting staff to the centres stalled the inauguration for the moment.

20 Apr 2023