The districts of Mayiladuthurai and Nagapattinam have been known to top the state in egg collection as the coastlines contribute to the longest stretch in the state.
K Rajendran, the deceased, hailed from Seruthur. The fisherfolk of Seruthur, knowing about the incident, condemned the driver of the trawler from Akkaraipettai for reckless driving.
Those inducted on Thursday received their identity card from Nagapattinam CSG unit’s Additional Superintendent of Police J Shankar.
Three unaccounted metal antique idols were seized from Shri Pannaka Parameswara Swamy Temple in Pannatheru, Nagapattinam, on Wednesday.
The coastal security group on Saturday registered a case against Indian Navy personnel for firing and injuring a Mayiladuthurai fisherman near Palk Bay on Friday.
Over the next 18 months, the Kollidam Combined Drinking Water Scheme will get a total makeover in Nagapattinam, as officials are all set upgrade it at a cost of Rs 1,752 crore.
Sources said the deceased, S Senthil of Paluranpadugai, was accused of murdering his partner Tamilmani (40) of Mayiladuthurai, who got separated from her husband of 20 years.
Thalaignayiru also spelt as Thalanayar or Thalainayar, has been ranked the ninth top local body in the list of southern states (south zone).
Places where the Cauvery or rainwater recharges the ponds in the district are best suitable for GIFT culture as it is a freshwater fish, he added.
Rs 31,850-crore refinery in Nagapattinam to focus on petrochemicals if oil-based fuel demand declines.
Amid incidents of tension between communities, a village in the district embraces religious harmony to its maximum potential.
The procession of Shri Viswaroopa Vinayagar has been taking place in Nagapattinam for around 35 years.
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.
“We had to cancel the special prayers after one trustee wanted to solely lead the gathering in it, which the rest of us in the administration objected to.
Two Sri Lankan fishermen, who arrived at Siruthalaikadu near Point Calimere on Tuesday after their boat ‘capsized’ owing to rough weather early on Monday, were arrested.
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.
They went fishing about a dozen nautical miles away from Vedaranyam and the sea gradually turned rough, and, around five in the evening, the boat capsized in a turbulence.
CPI councillor caught for smuggling sand after his tractor hits student in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam
Investigation revealed that the vehicle - transporting river sand without permit - belonged to ward councillor and CPI functionary V Sarafoji.
The work for laying underground natural gas transportation pipeline for the Rs 114 crore project commenced a few years ago.
Tension prevailed as hundreds of fishermen from Keelapattinacheri gathered at the landing centre and blamed the residents of Melapattinacheri with whom they have been at loggerheads.