M Abdul Rabi

Rainwater harvesting systems are of little use if they aren’t maintained properly: Environmentalist

Ask environmentalist RS Lal Mohan, and he would say people now construct rainwater harvesting structures in their houses just to get approval from the authorities.

10 Jan 2022

Tamil Nadu, Kerala trade blame as Padmanabhapuram fort falls apart

Former BJP Councillor of Padmanabhapuram municipality, A Raja, said until a few decades ago, two employees of Tamil Nadu Public Works Department (PWD) had been maintaining the fort.

14 Dec 2021

Nanjil Oasis Happy Centre -- an oasis for kids, built by parents

Inside a nondescript building at Konam in Nagercoil city, 38 special children aged between six and 36 go about their lessons for the day.

28 Nov 2021

Helping youth take the high road of drug-free life

In the last 15 months, police have arrested more than 370 ganja sellers and peddlers and seized 750 kilogramme of it.

01 Nov 2021

Clogged pipelines take a toll on rabi cultivation in Theroor

Theroor Tank Irrigation Water Users Association President K Chidambaram Pillai told TNIE apart from the clogged pipelines, the bund on the west side of tank is very weak

28 Oct 2021

Ship-boat collision off Kanniyakumari leaves 17 fishers injured

Seventeen fishermen were injured after a Panama-flagged ship collided with a mechanised boat some 20 nautical miles off Colachel coast around 8.15 pm on Friday.

24 Oct 2021

Paddy on 2,000 acres damaged by rain in Nagercoil

Though water has started receding, Kumari farmers claim the crops cannot be saved and they are unlikely to get insurance payout

19 Oct 2021

Ingredients of Rs 2 parotta: Peace, love and joy

The 73-year-old proprietor started the shop about 30 years ago. Named ‘Amma’, most people travelling to and from Nagercoil make it a point to stop here for the cheap and delicious parottas.

17 Oct 2021

Cloves from Kanniyakumari’s hills receive GI tag

About 760 hectares of area in the district cultivate cloves, and represent about 73 per cent of cultivation area in the whole of Tamil Nadu, said District Collector M Arvind.

09 Oct 2021

Nine fishers return to Chennai after 19 months in Iran jail

Their fate took a turn for the worse on January 16, 2020 when they were caught by Iran Coast Guard for allegedly trespassing into their territorial waters.

05 Oct 2021

Nagercoil: Plastic gets an eco makeover

The idea was conceived three months ago and that the plastic covers and wrappers are stuffed into the bottles, thereby transforming them as eco-bricks.

22 Sep 2021

After 16 years, locals hope Kerala will share Neyyar dam water with TN?

After Kerala stopped releasing water into the channel in 2004, agricultural lands in Vilavancode taluk and the newly created Killiyoor taluk in the district have been affected.

17 Sep 2021

Onam brings back smile on faces of Kumari flower traders

Thovalai flower market in Kanniyakumari district is famous not only in TN, but across the borders as well.

22 Aug 2021

TNSTC bus conductor gets felicitated for winning hearts of passengers

Prema Kala is a regular passenger of the TNSTC bus that plies between Colachel and Kodayar in Kanniyakumari district.

20 Aug 2021

Nagercoil: Hearing impaired girl loses chance in Athletics Championships due to lack of funds?

Meanwhile, Kanniyakumari Lok Sabha MP Vijay Vasanth has been taking steps to help Barvin fulfil her dreams.

10 Aug 2021