'70% of malnourished anganwadi children recovered under TN's Ensure Nutrition scheme'

The scheme with an allotment of Rs 18 crore, aimed to identify malnourished children and improve their nutrition levels.

24 Sep 2023

Tamil Nadu cops refuse to revoke lookout circular against activist SP Udhayakumar

The DMK-led state government had earlier closed as many as 295 of the 349 cases registered against the people who protested against the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant.

23 Sep 2023

Private windmills in TN operate without local body permit, say panchayats

Sources said the windmill installations have doubled in the past year, with one of the leading companies alone installing more than 800 turbines.

21 Sep 2023

Confusion reigns over death date of Mahakavi Bharathiyar

As per the information on the stone plaque at the memorial and his death certificate, the Tamil poet passed away on September 12.

13 Sep 2023

Short film ‘taps’ into importance of NEET reservation, wins first prize at Dubai fest 

Director Cheran, the award jury, announced the short film “Panaiyeri” as the winner of the Best Short Film award at the international short film festival conducted by Gulfcuts in Dubai.

07 Sep 2023

Cams at godowns with Rs 10k crore damaged

43 CCTV cameras in Thoothukudi were either broken, snapped or their cables have been disconnected. Some of the CCTV cameras’ hard disks, modems, and solar panels are also damaged.

03 Sep 2023

Thoothukudi Corporation's STP project to suffice water needs of industries

This could potentially reduce the dependency of industries on the Thamirabarani River.

01 Sep 2023

Thoothukudi police heave sigh of relief after capturing key ganja smuggler

Thoothukudi police arrested the alleged kingpin of ganja smuggling G Aaron Rajesh (34) of Trespuram, who had been absconding for over a year.

31 Aug 2023

ISAC awards: Thoothukudi corporation wins third place 

Vadodara and Agra won the first and second positions.

27 Aug 2023

Palmyra trees wither at the backdrop of drought in Thoothukudi

Palmyra trees are usually adaptive to all kinds of landscapes like coastal areas, river plains, rough terrains, hilly regions, and even red sand deserts of Thoothukudi.

26 Aug 2023

Poorly maintained State Highways passing through Thoothukudi affects traffic

Thoothukudi Corporation maintains over 5,700 road stretches, each one of which is over 300 metres long.

25 Aug 2023

11 elected members of PACCS disqualified over scam of Rs 2.9 crore in TN

When the scam surfaced in 2021, the state government ordered an investigation and the probe report was submitted on June 6, 2022.

16 Aug 2023

Thoothukudi VAO murder case: Case trial to begin from August 21

The murder of village administrative officer (VAO) Lourthu Francis (53) took place at his office in Murapanadu Kovilpathu village on April 25.

12 Aug 2023

No action yet against Udangudi panchayat official booked in sanitary staff suicide case

56-year-old Sudalaimadan attempted the extreme step on March 17 after Udangudi town panchayat president's mother-in-law allegedly verbally abused him for not wearing khaki while cleaning streets.

10 Aug 2023

Pigs munch on little hopes these TN farmers had

The farmers say that pigs mainly come in search of the maize fields, and trample other fields on their way.

16 Jul 2023

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