N Ramesh

Urban local body polls: Few contenders for chairperson post in two municipalities in Thanjavur

With the indirect election for the chairperson’s post to Adirampattinam and Pattukkottai municipalities only a few days away, it appears there are only a few contenders for the position.

28 Feb 2022

Thanjavur city losing its heritage buildings owing to government's actions, say culture enthusiasts

The enthusiasts claim that demolition works have been continued either for implementation of the Smart Cities Mission scheme, or for eviction of encroachments.

26 Feb 2022

Intense lobbying on for mayor post in Thanjavur Corporation

With the DMK alliance winning 40 of the 51 wards in Thanjavur Corporation, intense lobbying is on for the post of mayor.

25 Feb 2022

Pulses cultivation doubles this year at 21,230 hectares in Thanjavur district

Samba and Thalady paddy have been cultivated in around 1.37 lakh hectares in Thanjavur district this year, and harvest has completed in 90,000 hectares.

18 Feb 2022

Cauvery delta farmers seek water release from Mettur dam beyond January 28

The water from Mettur reservoir is usually released on June 12 for irrigation of crops in the Cauvery delta districts and used to be closed on January 28.

22 Jan 2022

50% drop in samba yield due to rain

Agriculture department officials, however, said that crop cutting trials conducted so far showed a yield of 6,000 kg per hectare.

08 Jan 2022

For TN farmers, rain failed to lift cloud of uncertainty

The unseasonal showers gave a body blow to farmers who were recovering from the devastation caused by cyclone burevi in December 2020.

30 Dec 2021

Farmers want tripartite meeting to fix harvest machine rent

The agents, who are acting as intermediaries between farmers and harvest machine operators, are responsible for the increase in rent. 

28 Dec 2021

Even 12 days after inauguration, Thanjavur bus stand fails to become operational

The smart city bus stand has 39 bus bays, five waiting halls for passengers, a mother feeding centre, four toilet blocks each two for men and women, six drinking water kiosks, a clock room and a time

21 Dec 2021

Kumbakonam lone TN city among 28 in country cited for best practices in waste management

In the study titled 'Waste-wise cities', Kumbakonam has been featured as one of the three cities under the category of best practices in plastic waste management.

15 Dec 2021

Tamil Nadu: After rain damage, samba, thalady farmers now face fertiliser dearth

Farmers who have cultivated Samba and Thalady crops in the district have been affected by the unavailability of fertilisers and high prices of urea and potash.

14 Dec 2021

631 tanks, lakes in Cauvery delta districts are full to the brim

As many as 631 tanks and lakes in Cauvery delta districts have reached 100 per cent of its storage capacity following the recent heavy rains.

04 Dec 2021

Over two lakh high-value tree saplings to be planted in Thanjavur farms under sustainable green cover scheme

The willing farmer has to register in the Uzhavan app under the section of benefit registration, providing details such as survey number and Aadhaar number, among others.

02 Dec 2021

Thanjavur clears 300 tonnes of Deepavali waste

As many as 550 workers were deployed for mass cleaning initially in the main thoroughfares in the city.

06 Nov 2021

Farmers upset as procurement price of maize falls

The fall in procurement price of maize has affected farmers, who have cultivated the crop in the district. Agriculture officials say maize is normally cultivated on 300 hectares in the district.

27 Oct 2021

Farmers in TN's Cauvery delta rise in solidarity with Lakhimpur Kheri victims

On Thursday, the farmers of Thanjavur district organised a protest at the Budalur four road junction against the killings

07 Oct 2021

20 months on, Thanjavur's Thiruvalluvar theatre complex project hangs in limbo over National Monuments Authority nod

As part of the Smart Cities Mission scheme, the Corporation planned the "development of Thiruvalluvar theatre into a commercial complex" at a cost of Rs 55.47 crore.

24 Sep 2021

Cauvery’s battle for survival amid TN, Karnataka water sharing dispute

Pollution, deforestation, and climate change wreak havoc on the river even as disputes over its water refuse to die down 

22 Sep 2021

Urea shortage thwarts Delta farmers' Kuruvai dreams

Farmers of Thanjavur district have cultivated Kuruvai on 1.65 lakh acres, exceeding the target of 1.05 lakh acres.

14 Aug 2021

Papanasam: AMMK may play spoilsport

Known for rolling green paddy fields, Papanasam, a part of the Thanjavur district, was a stronghold of Congress and its offshoot Tamil Maanila Congress till the 2001 Assembly elections.

03 Apr 2021

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