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Buses skipping new shelters, continuing to halt at old bus stop instead, rue Ariyalur commuters

Residents have urged the authorities to stop the buses at the new bus shelters or else provide shelter at the old bus stop.

4 hours ago

Perambalur museum for 120-million-year-old ammonites will be put on fast-track: Collector 

Inspecting the museum works on Saturday, the Collector pointed to how ammonites of the Cephalopoda class became extinct millions of years ago.

20 hours ago

Twenty years on, 70-year-old Perambalur woman continues fight to rid lake of encroachments

T NallambaL has been visiting the Perambalur Collectorate almost every Monday for the past 20 years, to get rid of encroachments and bring a lake back to life.

18 May 2022

Government subsidy drives up interest in sericulture in Perambalur

Silk farmers in the district, for three years now, have been making good profit every month with the subsidy provided by the government.

18 May 2022

Government health centres dumping biomedical waste into canal along Perambalur highway, say activists

The biomedical waste, comprising among other things, syringe needles, empty medicine boxes, and drug bottles, are also found strewn across the canal.

16 May 2022

This TN youth lives entrepreneur dream by selling organic manure online

Meet Arunraj of Kodali village in T Palur, a mathematics graduate, who has been making manure processing goat dung.

15 May 2022

Perambalur village lost 25% of saplings planted under MGNREGS: Residents

Mentioning the saplings to also have perished due to cattle attack, Ayyavu said there is no use in planting them like this.

14 May 2022

Frequent outage at nights annoys residents of Tamil Nadu's Perambalur

Students appearing for Class X and XII exams have said that they are unable to sleep and it affects their performance.

11 May 2022

Palaeontologist hands over marine fossils for display at museum coming up in Perambalur district

Paleontologist-cum-researcher R Nirmal Rajah collected the fossils from different countries, he donated his collection to provide society the opportunity to learn about fossils.

10 May 2022

'Ice Thatha': In the business of melting hearts in Tiruchy for 35 years

Robinson, an 11-year-old from Malaikottai, says, "I buy ice cream from 'Ice Thatha' twice a week. My father also used to do the same 10 years ago."

08 May 2022

Auto drivers on NSB Road charge high fares, say passengers

Most of the people who come here, after completing their purchase, invariably head to auto-rickshaws parked on the roads to ride back home. However, people allege that the drivers demand high fares.

07 May 2022

Government cement plant mine expansion plan a threat to basic amenities, say Ariyalur villagers

"While the plant increased production and received good returns, it did not offer the jobs as promised. Also, the surrounding villages, continue to reel under a lack of basic amenities."

06 May 2022

Ariyalur farmers flag delay in procurement by direct purchase centres
 

Over 50,000 acres of paddy were cultivated in various areas, including T Palur and Thirumanur, in the district during Samba season last year.

05 May 2022

Perambalur villagers gherao panchayat president over resolution on private quarry closure

“Children are afraid to go to school as a lot of lorries ply the roads. Also, excessive dust is generated from the private quarry, giving us various problems.” 

02 May 2022

Irked by three-year delay, locals demand immediate completion of biomining at Neduvasal dump yard

Biomining is the treatment of waste material with microbial activity.

29 Apr 2022