Sreemathi M

Migrants now enter agri fields in Nellai

The farmers across the district have begun transplanting paddy saplings from nurseries to field for pisanam cultivation, thanks to the rains.

23 Nov 2021

Soil restrictions muddy the water for TN potters

Meanwhile, the officials concerned said the potters attached to the society could approach Khadi department with the required documents.

20 Nov 2021

This specially-abled TN artist lets her brushes talk

A double degree holder, this disabled artist chose not to be treated differently in society

07 Nov 2021

Mandapams stage scenes of apathy

Under the Nellai Neervalam initiative, steps are taken to conduct a survey on the mandapams and their condition. After the mapping, they will be restored.

01 Nov 2021

A wooden bridge comes up over the river of worries  

Around this time every year, for decades, the tribals of Chinna Myilar Kaani settlement would be busy constructing a bridge on what they call 'their river of worries'.

30 Oct 2021

Transport corpn to miss the festive bus as spare parts crisis hits hard 

The transport employees requested State Transport Minister RS Raja Kannappan to solve the issue emphasising saying they haven't received the festival bonus or any increment during this period.

27 Oct 2021

Five years after building house, this Tirunelveli family is still in the dark!

Marimuthu's wife, Pechiammal said the lack of power connection is affecting the studies of their two daughters, aged 10 and 11.

24 Oct 2021

This is how a TN cop ‘booked’ place in people's hearts

By the nondescript police outpost inside the Valliyur bus stand stands a well-arranged library, a few flower garlands and festoons left from its Thursday inauguration cling to its entrance.

24 Oct 2021

Nellai's plight: Roads narrow, footpaths out of question

North Car street and West Car street have a few stretches of footpath, but they are encroached upon by small shops.

21 Oct 2021

TN civic rural polls: 85-year-old woman becomes panchayat prez, promises uninterrupted drinking water supply

Though Perumathaal, arguably the oldest panchayat-president elect in the recently-concluded civic polls, has been involved in politics for long, never in the fray before.

13 Oct 2021

Invasive species eat into food of animals

Forest officials said steps to eradicate the invasive species and sowing seeds of native grass species has improved the vegetation in the plateau

08 Oct 2021

Ambasamudram artisans shape wooden toys with chisel of despair

Requesting anonymity, a man, who gave up his wooden toy-making business, said he is against letting the next generation learn the art as there is little to no income.

29 Sep 2021

A journey back to the roots

Let’s face it. Many who work in the corporate sector nurture the dream of leaving the job for a life in the lap of nature.

19 Sep 2021

Poor marketing, sales hit organic farmers 

Many farmers in the district have been forced to take a break from organic farming as they are left in a lurch without a platform to showcase their products.

18 Sep 2021

Building from scratch

No object is ‘useless’ once you know what to do with it. And 43-year-old V Ananda Perumal wanted to declaim this to the public.

12 Sep 2021