Nagapattinam

Nagapattinam fishermen robbed by Sri Lankan assailants? 

A group of fishers from Pushpavanam in Nagapattinam district were assaulted and robbed allegedly by Sri Lankan assailants on Wednesday night.

published on : 14th January 2022

Nagapattinam: Rise in Olive Ridley turtle deaths sets off alarm bells

In what has been a disturbing incident, over 150 carcasses of Olive Ridley turtles have been washed ashore in the last four weeks in Nagapattinam district.

published on : 12th January 2022

Nagapattinam fishers marooned by marine ooze

The fishermen are finding it increasingly difficult to launch and land their boats because of the marine deposit.

published on : 8th January 2022

Nagapattinam village officer lauded for flood relief efforts

His dedication in leading people from flooded low-lying areas to relief camps amid downpour have come for praise.

published on : 30th November 2021

TN govt puts off petrochem cluster bid in Nagapattinam

The cluster, planned to capitalise on a CPCL refinery in Nagai, had faced stiff resistance  

published on : 16th November 2021

Stop petrochemical project in Nagapattinam: Farmer association

Farmer association Thamizhaga Kaviri Vivasaayigal Sangam opposed the petrochemical project proposed by Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited in Nagapattinam district.

published on : 6th November 2021

Nagapattinam@30: Battered and bruised by disasters, yet district's resilience stands unshaken

The first major disaster came in the form of huge tidal waves hitting the shores up to a height of 16 feet on December 26, 2004.

published on : 21st October 2021

Nagapattinam@30: Hopes for industrial revival

While Nagapattinam is known for its agriculture and fishing, what seems to have been forgotten is that it is one that has missed out so much on industrial growth.

published on : 20th October 2021

Nagapattinam@30: Port’s lost glory

Nagapattinam, which once served as a port of Chola Kingdom and centre of sea trade between many countries across the globe, is now bereft of any such activity.

published on : 19th October 2021

Nagapattinam fishermen sent to judicial custody till Oct 28 in Sri Lanka

It is the first time since the pandemic that Sri Lankan authorities are remanding detained Nagapattinam fishermen, the official added.

published on : 16th October 2021

Official apathy alleged in retrieval of submerged Nagai fishing vessel

The boat owner's fellow fishermen in Nagore on Wednesday also resorting to a strike and demanding assistance in salvaging operations.

published on : 7th October 2021

Nagapattinam YouTuber Gunaseelan booked for ganja smuggling on high seas

Gunaseelan, who runs a youtube channel called 'Nagai Meenavan' was booked for smuggling 280 kg of ganja worth Rs 1.68 crores to Lankan waters 2 days ago.

published on : 29th September 2021

Three Nagapattinam fishers suffer grievous injuries in attack on sea

The injured were identified as Sivakumar, Siva, and Chinathambi (all residents of Arkatu Thurai fishermen colony in Vedaranyam), a Coast Guard official said.

published on : 26th September 2021

Coast Guard ship hits boat, injures two Nagapattinam fishers

At least two fishermen were injured after a Coast Guard ship on patrol duty hit their boat in the middle of the sea on Monday night.

published on : 8th September 2021

Coastal erosion threat looms over Nagapattinam

The traders along the coast were shocked as huge waves swept away eateries, fancy item stores and toy shops on Thursday morning.

published on : 13th August 2021
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