Tirunelveli quarry mishap: Similar mishap occurred 20 days earlier, says eye witness

The survivors too sought aid from the government, saying the landslide has affected them both physically and psychologically.

20 May 2022

Stone quarry accident toll now three, one still trapped

The condition of the other trapped man is not known although rescue efforts are continuing.

17 May 2022

1 dead, 2 saved, 3 trapped as boulders crash on drivers in TN stone quarry

According to police, the giant boulders crushed three lorries and three cranes and trapped Murugan, Vijay, Selvam, Murugan, Rajendran and Selvakumar, all drivers.

16 May 2022

Return of the native

Any who live in cities or abroad dream of leading an Arcadian life, but only a few take the plunge.

01 May 2022

Untimely rain overstays welcome in Tirunelveli, hits harvest of lemons, mangoes

In the Tirunelveli district, lemon is cultivated on 271 hectares and mango is cultivated on 1,263 hectares by the farmers.

30 Apr 2022

Lizard found in Manonmaniam Sundaranar University hostel breakfast

Action will be taken against the contractor and the kitchen staff, while the warden will monitor the students if any student shows symptoms of sickness.

08 Apr 2022

Archaeologists ‘bowl’ed over by at Thulukkarpatti site

Officials from the Tamil Nadu Archeology Department said that the excavation would be carried out for two years and about 45 km surrounding Thulukkarpatti would be explored.

06 Apr 2022

Increase in price, acreage pay dividends for Banana farmers in Tirunelveli

This year, the crop was cultivated in 5,728 hectares of land in the district, and a good harvest and price rise at the right time has brought much joy to the ryots.

30 Mar 2022

Letters by 92 school students create 'news' at Porunai Nellai Book Fair

To showcase the talents of government school students, Collector V Vishnu had held a discussion with the education department regarding the initiative.

24 Mar 2022

Tirunelveli students suffer as taps run dry in school

Another March 22 is here. A day when the whole world, quite like every other observance day, suddenly becomes vocal on water conservation.

22 Mar 2022

Infiltration wells bleed Thamirabarani river in Tirunelveli by thousand cuts

The rampant drilling of infiltration and bore wells to tackle this scarcity may soon sound like the death knell for the perennial Thamirabarani river.

22 Mar 2022

International Women's Day: Tamil Nadu postmaster braves fear of wild animals

The electricity board employees living in the camp and the forest officials often give her advice on how to detect if an elephant is in the region.

06 Mar 2022

Tea estate worker turns Manimuthar panchayat chairperson

The tea estate workers of Manjolai are upbeat as they are seeing light at the end of the tunnel after one of their co-workers has been elected as chairperson of Manimuthar town panchayat.  

05 Mar 2022

Shadows of miseries cast on veil of fame for shadow puppeter in Tirunelveli

Located at the centre of the city, the enormous portrait of Rama Rao finds little resonance among the common populace.

28 Feb 2022

Tension brews among Manjolai Tea Estate workers

Their land was leased to a private tea estate before independence and the lease may finally come to an end sooner than they expect.

21 Feb 2022