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Pond tally under Amrit scheme rises to 82 in Perambalur, locals urge speedy work completion

The Amrit Sarovar Mission was launched in August 2022 in Perambalur district.

5 hours ago

Expand cement plant only after releasing compensation for lands acquired: Ariyalur farmers

Speaking to TNIE, S Punniyamoorthy, a farmer from Pudupalayam said, "The government forcibly acquired land from us at a low price.

5 hours ago

Lack of drainage facilities, erratic water supply plague Puduvettakudi village in Perambalur

Though potable water is supplied to the village through overhead tanks, the residents say water is supplied only for a few days in a week, and that too for a short time.

02 Jun 2023

Perambalur farmers struggle to cultivate as lake's sluice gates shut for three years

A lake spread over about 125 acres in the village and maintained by the Public Works Department (PWD) was used for irrigating paddy, groundnut and sesame cultivation on about 200 acres.

29 May 2023

Wild animal menace thwarts Alathur shallot farmers' attempts to shift to alternative crops

They seek steps like the installation of an electric fence along the forest boundaries to prevent the animals from straying out and causing damage to their cultivation.

29 May 2023

Cement plant’s bid to expand limestone mine will destroy Kayarlabath, say activists

The cement plant has been operating from Palinganatham village in the district for over 50 years, and the management on Tuesday held a public hearing in Kallankurichi with locals and activists.

25 May 2023

Perambalur lost 65 deer to roadkill in over three years, activists demand signboards, barriers at animal crossings

According to a forest department survey, a total of 55 deer died in road accidents in the district between 2020 and 2022.

21 May 2023

School students in Perambalur village make haste to board govt bus that arrives one-hour early

Earlier, bus number 17A used to arrive at 8 am in Neduvasal; however, it has been arriving an hour early over the past year, rue students.

25 Apr 2023

No information on market price, seed availability in 'Uzhavan App', rue Perambalur farmers

With Perambalur being identified a backward district, a majority of the residents depend on agriculture for livelihood.

24 Apr 2023

Official action for basic facilities in TN's Periyakurichi panchayat put off, complain residents

Irked, they announced of a protest on Thursday but were called for peace talks at the tahsildar’s office the same day.

21 Apr 2023

A month on, Ariyalur new bus stand work delayed as temporary one yet to be set up in TN

The Ariyalur bus stand was established in 1975 in the town on a land parcel of three acres.

19 Apr 2023

Scores of dead fish found floating in Perambalur big lake in TN

Though several petitions were filed in this regard to the public works department (PWD) and the district collectorate, action is yet to be taken, said farmers hit by irrigation constrains.

18 Apr 2023

Rs 1-crore government aid will bring back tourists to Karaivetti bird sanctuary in TN, hope locals

Last week, Minister for Forests M Mathiventhan in the state Assembly announced the fund allocation for developing the bird sanctuary that is spread over 453 hectares near Keezhapalur.

17 Apr 2023

Uthiram Nanbargal Kuzhu: Blood for all, away by a call, a TN man's initiative

Nagaraj also mentioned that they are creating awareness about blood donation through camps and social media, as many people are unaware of the importance of blood donation.

16 Apr 2023

TN's Perambalur village library remains shut for seven years over ‘maintenance’

The library had been a source of knowledge for residents and neighbouring villages for years until the authorities shut it in 2016 over maintenance issues.

16 Apr 2023