Tamil Nadu News


Food Corporation of India starts procurement in Tamil Nadu's Karaikal

The three procurement centres are being set up at the Marketing Committee centre in Karaikal, Modern Rice Mill in Thennankudi, and Cooperative Credit Society Office in Nedungadu.
 

published : 22 Feb 2020

Middlemen dictate lives of banana farmers in Tamil Nadu

Though Karur is the only region where the three major rivers - Amaravathi, Cauvery and Noyyal - flow through, majority of land is irrigated using Cauvery water.
 

published : 22 Feb 2020

Chola-era inscription found on sluice, pillars in Tamil Nadu

They were said to be erected on either side of the sluices (madai), which regulate or divert water for agricultural needs.

published : 22 Feb 2020

Milestones with Arabian numerals, Tamil, English letters narrate history in Tamil Nadu

Social activist M Sekar discovered the stones and shared his ‘find’ with Manganoor A Manikandan, research fellow at Department of Ancient Science in Thanjavur Tamil University.

published : 22 Feb 2020

Puducherry Minister to move court against LG for 'blocking' Yanam Jal Sakti project

The project was initiated to secure lives of 13,083 people, living on the banks of river Gauthami in Yanam from flooding and soil erosion during the monsoon seasons by constructing revetment walls.

published : 22 Feb 2020

900 bulls, 600 tamers to participate in Kovai Jallikattu, participants to be insured

The event is to be jointly conducted by the district administration and Kovai Jallikattu Peravai. It is to be noted that the event was resumed in 2018 after being shelved in 1979.

published : 22 Feb 2020

L-G Bedi scores a win as HC dismisses plea on DBT

CM moved HC against her decision to disburse cash instead of rice

published : 22 Feb 2020

Asked Centre not to collect certain details for NPR, says AIADMK

It mentions avoiding collecting details like mother tongue, place and date of birth of parents and spouse, Aadhaar, cell phone number, voter ID card and driving license details.

published : 22 Feb 2020

Anti-CAA protests: Fire of dissent lights up after power supply cut

Police booked 12 people for holding Shaheen Bagh-like protest without permission

published : 22 Feb 2020

Beating odds: Meet the first and only woman banana auctioneer in Tamil Nadu

While cultivation and harvesting is important for a farmer, equally important is the sale/auction of the produce to a trader who fetches returns.

published : 22 Feb 2020

Vice President Venkaiah Naidu tells people to read CAA, claims most do not know Act

Addressing the gathering at the PSG College of Arts and Science in Coimbatore on Friday, Venkaiah Naidu urged people to read the Act completely.

published : 22 Feb 2020

CM Palaniswami signs pacts to bring Rs 1,254 crore investments 

Three companies are planning to invest a whopping `1,254 crore in Tamil Nadu in projects that could generate around 15,000 jobs.

published : 22 Feb 2020

Fight against social evils such as corruption, V-P tells youth

Getting rid of such social evils would take the nation and the globe on the path of prosperity, he said.

published : 22 Feb 2020

KC Palanisamy denied permit to garland Jaya & MGR statues

The city police, on Thursday, issued a permission denial letter to Palanisamy.

published : 22 Feb 2020

Man sets woman friend on fire at her workplace for refusing to talk to him, arrested

The victim, J Salomi, lives with her two children in Neyveli, and works with a private firm. She is married to John Victor, who is in the Army, for over a decade.  

published : 22 Feb 2020