It’s a ‘failed season’ for cotton farmers in Tiruchy district

With the rains taking a break for the past two days, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Department teams inspected the fields to evaluate crop damage.

01 Dec 2021

Manapparai now struggles not with water scarcity, but abundance

Owing to the poor maintenance of the branch canals of the major lakes, their surplus flow have breached into residential areas in Manapparai town.

29 Nov 2021

Shallots likely to be dearer as basal rot ruins crop

Incessant rainfall in the central districts has led to spread of basal rot disease in over 50 per cent of shallot crops raised in Tiruchy and Perambalur districts.

18 Nov 2021

Crops covered well & high in Tiruchy district

For the second consecutive year, enrolment under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana scheme for the Special Rabi Season has received a huge response from farmers in the district.

16 Nov 2021

Samba cultivation in Tiruchy comes under threat from rainfall

The rains causing irrigation canals to overflow have led to waterlogging issues in fields across the district.

09 Nov 2021

Blind eye being turned to lifeline of Delta region? 

Though lots of money has been spent to desilt canals, farmers say the frequency and timing of the work makes all the difference

04 Nov 2021

Rain washes away profits of vegetable farmers

According to sources, excessive rainfall affected harvest-ready vegetables, creating massive demand at the markets across the State.

26 Oct 2021

110 animals rescued in nine months, says Tiruchy Fire and Rescue Services Department

According to sources, the department received more than 200 rescue calls over the past nine months, out of which 110 were to pull out animals from waterbodies.

22 Sep 2021

Former techie is out on an 'organic' mission

Quitting a software technician job, 29-year-old pursues passion for organic cultivation; sets up own firm

03 Sep 2021

Tiruchy farmer kills self after being pressured to repay loan 

The collection executive, who arrived at Marudamuthu’s house, verbally abused him for non-payment.

01 Sep 2021

Tiruchy temples gearing up for Tamil archanai

The scheme has been launched in all temples which are under the department’s control in the State. 

10 Aug 2021

Trichy pregnant woman death: Usha’s kin accept body after assurance by officials

Two class XI boys arrested for pelting stones to be released immediately; inspector Kamaraj placed under suspension.

09 Mar 2018

Pregnant woman dies after cop ‘kicks’ bike

A pregnant woman riding pillion died after a police inspector allegedly kicked a two-wheeler while chasing the couple for a traffic violation on Wednesday evening.

08 Mar 2018