Jose K Joseph

Staff crunch forces railway gangmen to do extra time in summer too

The workers say they are offered with few options but to put in longer hours to complete work, regardless of where the mercury level stands.

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Covid-19 cases dip in Tiruchy and so has interest to take vaccine

Mobile team workers said the Corporation might have to consider launching a major awareness campaign to convince residents about the need for taking the vaccine.

14 May 2022

Tiruchy Corporation should provide water dispensers at more locations near market: Workers

Corporation officials said they will consider the issue and take steps.

14 May 2022

Tiruchy railway station installs six escalators, plans to get as many new lifts

Passengers have appreciated the steps and said that the railway should provide similar facilities at more stations.

13 May 2022

Collect Rs 100 crore pending revenue by end of May, Tiruchy Corp panel tells officials

Some residents said the corporation should impose heavy penalty on those delaying taxes and other payments.

12 May 2022

Street vendors in Ariyamangalam seek steps to protect livelihood

The vendors said they were carrying out business on the vacant space along the NH and a private institution had, on Sunday they found a fence around the space.

10 May 2022

Residents wonder what will happen to Ariyamangalam land after biomining

In 2019, when the corporation started the biomining work, officials said the corporation would utilise 47.7 acres of recovered land for constructing a park, primary health centre, and library.

07 May 2022

Southern Railways likely to announce more special trains to meet summer demand

According to sources, more special trains will be required to meet the demand and the railway will likely be announcing them in the coming days.

03 May 2022

Struggling daily wage labourers in Tiruchy seek work on May Day too

Several of these workers from Manapparai, Viralimalai, Lalgudi, Dindigul, and other areas usually reach the city in the early morning hours and wait till noon to get to work. 

02 May 2022

Mounting garbage at micro compost centres irks Tiruchy city residents

Some of the residents said that the two centres have been reduced to mere garbage dump and the Corporation may have to spend a lot money to clear the waste.

24 Apr 2022

Tiruchy scholar's Tulasi extraction process to fight cancer receives German patent

The study was done by research scholar Asha Monica, under the guidance of Dr Senthil Kumar of Department of Botany of St Joseph College in Tiruchy.

23 Apr 2022

Tiruchy: Three members of family from Canada test positive for COVID, undergo home isolation

Officials said they reached Tamil Nadu from Canada and stayed at the city hotel for five days and are currently undergoing home isolation at Ramalinga Nagar.

23 Apr 2022

Tiruchy Corp's Zone-III office to come up at a cost of Rs 2.5 crore in Jaganathapuram

The corporation had disclosed the details regarding the change of zones at the first meeting of the corporation council.

22 Apr 2022

Tiruchy Corporation to issue notice on 25,000 poorly maintained plots

In 2019, the corporation took a similar step. It placed boards on several properties and many landowners promised to maintain their property.

22 Apr 2022

Travel operators eye busy holiday season to tide over pandemic-induced losses

Travel agents have also started coming up with holiday tour packages, pointing to how there are now bookings for domestic locations as well.

22 Apr 2022