Tamil Nadu News


Plea to stop sand quarrying in Kollidam

A plea has been filed in the High Court, to stop the sand quarrying at Thiruchitrambalam, adjacent to Kumaramangalam in Thanjavur district, where a check dam is being constructed on Kollidam river. 

published : 22 Feb 2020

Krishnagiri: Action sought against school headmistress for ill-treating students

When the villagers found the student, the girl had told them about the incident and villagers once again gathered at the school.

published : 22 Feb 2020

No ordering outside food: Tiruchy civic staff told

Food can no longer be ordered in at Corporation offices as employees have been told delivery services are no longer an option.

published : 22 Feb 2020

Puducherry: 50 per cent of MBBS seats in private colleges may soon come under govt quota

The enactment of legislation for 50 per cent government seats would mean that there would be 225 seats from PIMS, SVMCRC and SMVMCH under government quota.

published : 21 Feb 2020

Marine Enforcement Wing takes off, Nagapattinam gets two units

The number of personnel 14 under two units in Nagapattinam is second most, only next to Ramnad district which got 22 personnel under four units.
 

published : 21 Feb 2020

Fishers in Nagapattinam demand subsidy hike for deep-sea vessels

They have been selected for the first time under a scheme which had been confined to Thanjavur, Pudukkottai and Ramanathapuram districts till now.
 

published : 21 Feb 2020

Key revenue document in short supply in Tamil Nadu's Ariyalur

Adangal forms contain columns to mention details like nature and size of lands, crops being raised in those lands and other information related to a particular land.
 

published : 21 Feb 2020

Tamil Nadu farmers decry cut in crop insurance premium subsidy

Small and marginal farmers who avail loan from banks would be thinking their crop would be automatically insured and would fail to pay premium.
 

published : 21 Feb 2020

MSMEs moving out of Tamil Nadu: Puducherry CM Narayanasamy

He added that the main criteria for investors is to employ 60% of the workforce from Puducherry and it should be a non-polluting business.

published : 21 Feb 2020

Rameswaram fisherman injured in Lankan Navy firing

They said that a bullet hole was found on the windshield of the boat used by six fishermen, including Sesu. 

published : 21 Feb 2020

Orders reserved on Nalini’s plea

The Madras High Court has reserved its orders on a habeas corpus plea filed by S Nalini, life convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.

published : 21 Feb 2020

Karaikal’s LNG import terminal to give piped gas to 12 mn homes in 3 states

The groundbreaking of the new LNG terminal at Karaikal Port was done through video conferencing by Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy here on Thursday. 

published : 21 Feb 2020

Karur: 7-yr-old fractures his arm in school, parents blame teachers

Parents and relatives of a 7-year-old boy resorted to a protest after the class II student suffered a fracture in his arm in a freak accident in the school.

published : 21 Feb 2020

Book with 50,000 Tamil names released

“Over 28 crore people speak Tamil all over the world. However, many parents are choosing not to give Tamil names to their babies because of outside influence,” said Viswanathan, in a statement.

published : 21 Feb 2020

Bill bans hazardous units in Cauvery delta areas

The Protected Agricultural Zone (PAZ) would now cover the districts of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, and Nagapattinam.

published : 21 Feb 2020