Pulse crop farming to get fillip after KVK experiment proves successful

Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) experts in Karaikal succeeded in experimenting with a couple of pulse crop varieties among farmers in about a hundred acres across the district.

published on : 20th April 2023

85-year-old man dies of Covid complications in Puducherry, 104 cases reported across UT

An 85-year-old male patient, who had co-morbid conditions of diabetes and hypertension, succumbed to Covid-19 in Karaikal today.

published on : 13th April 2023

Tamil Nadu: New Padmanabhapuram Sub-collector earns praise by helping tribals, elderly

He has also distributed 140 destitute widow certificates at 4 camps so far for prioritising employment opportunities to them.

published on : 5th April 2023

Karaikal records first Covid casualty in a year, victim a brain tumour patient

Following the Covid fatality, the district administration of Karaikal and the Puducherry government held talks to discuss the measures to flatten the curve.

published on : 4th April 2023

Adani Ports completes acquisition of Karaikal Port

According to the statement, the port is in proximity to the containerized cargo-originating industrial centres of Tamil Nadu and the upcoming 9 MMTPA CPCL refinery.

published on : 1st April 2023

Puducherry assistance for clearing prosopis boosts Karaikal farmers' hope of increased cultivation

P Rajenthiran, a farmer representative from Karaikal Regional Farmers’ Welfare Association, said, “The government aid is commendable.

published on : 30th March 2023

Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru College of Agriculture and Research Institute to be accorded university status

The institute became the first agricultural college to receive STAR status and thus received Rs 63 lakh for scientific research.

published on : 30th March 2023

Delegation to travel to Sri Lanka to talk, retrieve seized Karaikal boats: Puducherry Speaker

The Speaker was in Karaikal to lay foundation stones for development works at Karaikal fishing harbour, which will be carried out at a price of Rs 43.4 lakh.

published on : 27th March 2023

Karaikal records three cases of H3N2

According to the health services department, over 1,000 people have checked into hospitals and healthcare centres with complaints of fever over the past two weeks.

published on : 14th March 2023

Farmers in Karaikal want FCI to procure maximum samba, thaladi paddy

Samba and thaladi crop harvest is gaining momentum in Karaikal district and the FCI has been authorised to procure paddy directly from farmers for another year.

published on : 26th January 2023

Karaikal Carnival draws scores of revelers on Pongal holiday

The festival has been scheduled from January 15 to 18. On the second day of the festival, a catamaran race was organised at Arasalaru River.

published on : 18th January 2023

Puducherry seeks relocation of Cauvery gauging stations to Karaikal border

Karaikal region of the UT is situated at the tail end of the Cauvery delta having an ayacut of 27,12 acres.

published on : 9th January 2023