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Lime

Six women among seven killed as part of limestone mine collapses in Chhattisgarh village

The incident took place in Maalgaon village under Nagarnar police station area, around 12 km away from Jagdalpur, the headquarter of the district, a police official here said.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Prakasam lemon farmers worried over low prices

Due to less demand, farmers are selling produces at Rs  9 per kg

published on : 30th November 2022

The long march to build school for tribal kids atop Alleri Hills in Vellore

It was on a summer day a few years ago that the 39-year-old visited Maruthavallimedu, a tribal hamlet atop Alleri Hills in Vellore while he realised that a lot could be done to improve their lives.

published on : 20th November 2022

Owaisi's Party leader offers biryani to new entrants to boost membership in Madhya Pradesh

The party led by Asaduddin Owaisi had for the first time contested the recently held urban bodies' polls in the state and secured seven seats of corporators.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Tourists throng Point Calimere as showers attract migratory birds

Several species of migratory birds were spotted at the Point Calimere Wildlife and Birds Sanctuary in Kodiyakarai on Wednesday, making it a visual treat.

published on : 13th October 2022

Swiss agency offers eco-friendly LC3 technology to Andhra Pradesh cement industry

The Special Chief Secretary further said AP Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and Energy Minister Peddireddi Ramachandra Reddy are very keen on environmental protection.

published on : 7th October 2022

Illegal mining at Ariyalur under lens

The recent action taken by RDO Ramakrishnan against two VAOs has turned the spotlight on indiscriminate, illegal limestone mining in Ariyalur district.

published on : 1st October 2022

Malkangiri stinks over waste mismanagement in Odisha

Visitors to Malkangiri town are greeted by an unbearable stench emanating from the heaps of garbage dumped besides Malkangiri-Balimela major district road. 

published on : 12th September 2022

'India needs weak PM and khichdi government': Owaisi kicks up row

A powerful prime minister helps only the powerful people, he said, speaking at a press conference in Ahmedabad.

published on : 10th September 2022

Migratory birds show up early at Point Calimere

Flocks of several species of migratory birds were spotted at the Point Calimere Wildlife and Birds Sanctuary in Kodiyakarai on Monday evening.

published on : 25th August 2022

Migratory birds flocking to TN's Point Calimere before monsoon due to abundant water

Point Calimere in Nagapattinam is spread over 21 sq kms and is one of the largest wetlands in the country as well as a Ramsar site.

published on : 24th August 2022

Rajpath development complete; 3-km avenue ready for opening

Rajpath is out of bounds for people since it was closed in February. The project was supposed to be completed by December 2021.

published on : 20th August 2022

Karst aquifers, the secret behind ‘miraculous’ well in Tamil Nadu's Ayankulam

In a statement, the district administration said the farm well is connected to limestone karst aquifers, which may have taken over 1,000 years to form.

published on : 10th August 2022

Srimandir and garbhagruha are safe, asserts ASI

The managing body reviewed mishaps during the last Rath Yatra and resolved to ensure that no servitor obstructs the view of deities by standing in front of them on the chariots from next year.

published on : 7th August 2022

No threat to Srimandir: ASI

As the area sees movement of servitors throughout the day due to rituals and other related activities, the lime plaster portion may have become weak and chipped off, they explained. 

published on : 5th August 2022

Lime plaster falls off Srimandir Garbhagruha roof

The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), which conducted an inspection of the shrine while the Trinity was away at Gundicha temple during Rath Yatra, had not found any anomaly.

published on : 4th August 2022

Young dope offenders not an ideal sign

What could be embarrassing for Indian athletics, as many as six athletes are on the list of 19. Asian Games medallist M R Poovamma too figures on it.

published on : 4th August 2022

Acid lime growers look forward to festival season

The fluctuations in the prices of acid lime is giving its growers in Kanigiri area of Prakasam district the jitters.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Polish national arrested for illegally entering near Nagapattinam's Point Calimere in kayak

The kayak landing triggered a major concern over coastal security on Sunday as the international sporting event, 44th Chess Olympiad is beginning in Chennai on July 28.

published on : 25th July 2022

Leaky ceiling sends pupils and teachers to verandah in Odisha

Established in 2001, two school buildings having two rooms in each, but due to water seepage, teachers teach on school verandah, the locals rued.

published on : 17th July 2022
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