Samba paddy yield 79 per cent higher than last year in Tamil Nadu's Thanjavur

According to officials, crops were affected by excess rain during Samba season last year, and therefore, the yield was less.

23 Apr 2022

Functioning of six micro compost centres in Thanjavur reduces garbage inflow by 25 per cent

According to officials, around 120 tonnes of garbage are being generated from the 51 wards of the city corporation and the main compost yard in Chekkadi has been overflowing with garbage.

20 Apr 2022

Desilting of canals, tanks in delta districts to begin by April-end

Last year,  desilting of waterbodies began only in the third week of May in districts like Tiruvarur, farmers said.

19 Apr 2022

No end to commuters' wait for regular drinking water supply at Thanjavur old bus stand?

The bus stand, which was redeveloped at a cost of Rs 14.88 crore under the Smart Cities Mission scheme and made operational on December 21 last year

15 Apr 2022

Venomous or not, Tamil Nadu man rescues snakes of all types

Satish Kumar went on to open a wildlife rescue organisation, with a special focus on his slithering companions.

10 Apr 2022

Installation of four trommels adds momentum to bio-mining work at Thanjavur compost yard

The work at the 28-acre compost yard commenced in August 2019. However, bio-mining process suffered repeated delay owing to rains and the pandemic, causing much inconvenience to people.

08 Apr 2022

Bharathidasan University hikes exam fee by 66%, sparks students’ ire

The Registrar of Bharathidasan University, told TNIE that the fee hike has been announced based on the recommendations of the exams reform committee and the approval of the syndicate.

08 Apr 2022

Thanjavur may see 10 per cent dip in summer paddy acreage from that of last year

A marginal drop is likely to be recorded in the district’s summer paddy coverage this year when compared to last year.

01 Apr 2022

Redeveloped Thanjavur bus stand plagued by encroachment, lack of amenities

The redeveloped bus stand has 39 bays, mostly for town buses operated from Thanjavur and inter-city buses operated to Ariyalur.

30 Mar 2022

Three-year wait to end as Sivaganga Park redevelopment work to complete in four months

Corporation Mayor S Ramanathan on Wednesday said that Sivaganga Park redevelopment works under the Smart Cities Mission programme would be completed in around four months.

24 Mar 2022

Six months on, coconut water prasadam unit at Punnainallur Mariamman temple yet to function

Though the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions on public entry might have been a reason for the unit not functioning for some time, there is no reason now for its disuse, say devotees.

23 Mar 2022

Black gram cultivation acreage doubles in Thanjavur but farmers wait for better procurement price

So far, a total of 33,500 hectares have been covered under black gram cultivation this year. This is more than double of last year's coverage at 14,248 hectares.

17 Mar 2022

Rain-soaked paddy straw pulls down Thanjai farmer's revenue

According to sources, Samba and Thalady paddy has been cultivated in 1.37 lakh hectares during this season in the district.

09 Mar 2022

Autorickshaw driver set to be first mayor of Kumbakonam Corporation

K Saravanan (42), an auto driver and city deputy president of the Congress, is set to be the first Mayor of Kumbakonam City Corporation. 

04 Mar 2022

TN farmers worried as unseasonal rain may hit harvest-ready crops in Delta region

The remaining 30,000 hectares, mostly in the areas of Tiruvaiyaru, Budalur, and parts of Thanjavur block, are yet to be harvested.

03 Mar 2022