After slow start, Olive Ridley Turtle nesting season picks up pace in coastal delta

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.

published on : 10th January 2023

Nagapattinam fisherman dies in collision between boats near Kodiyakarai

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.

published on : 3rd January 2023

Coastal Security Group launches first unit of marine home guards in Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu

Those inducted on Thursday received their identity card from Nagapattinam CSG unit’s Additional Superintendent of Police J Shankar.

published on : 4th November 2022

Three unaccounted antique idols found at Parameswara Swamy Temple in Nagapattinam

Three unaccounted metal antique idols were seized from Shri Pannaka Parameswara Swamy Temple in Pannatheru, Nagapattinam, on Wednesday.

published on : 28th October 2022

Nagapattinam: Fishers say they were assaulted for hours by Indian Navy

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. 

published on : 23rd October 2022

Nagapattinam water scheme set to brim with Rs 1.7K crore upgrade

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.

published on : 19th October 2022

Murder accused ‘dies by suicide’ in Nagai sub-jail in Tamil Nadu

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.

published on : 9th October 2022

Thalaignayiru tops state as cleanest local body in Tamil Nadu

Thalaignayiru also spelt as Thalanayar or Thalainayar, has been ranked the ninth top local body in the list of southern states (south zone).

published on : 4th October 2022

Genetically improved tilapia aquaculture ideal 'GIFT' for Nagapattinam fish farmers: ICAR-KVK

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.

published on : 23rd September 2022

CPCL eyes petrochem biz as green energy consumption sees uptick

Rs 31,850-crore refinery in Nagapattinam to focus on petrochemicals if oil-based fuel demand declines.

published on : 7th September 2022

In show of religious harmony, Nagapattinam villagers unite for Vinayakar Chaturthi procession

Amid incidents of tension between communities, a village in the district embraces religious harmony to its maximum potential.

published on : 2nd September 2022

32-feet-tall Ganesha idol taken out in procession in Nagapattinam

The procession of Shri Viswaroopa Vinayagar has been taking place in Nagapattinam for around 35 years.

published on : 1st September 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

Nagapattinam: Trustee board fallout leads to cancellation of Muharram prayers at Nagore Dargah

“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.

published on : 10th August 2022

Two Sri Lankan fishers ‘swim’ into Nagapattinam, held

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.

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

Indian Navy rescues six Nagapattinam fishers stranded near Tamil Nadu's Vedaranyam

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. 

published on : 15th July 2022

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.

published on : 11th July 2022

Centre defers GAIL India pipeline project in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam

The work for laying underground natural gas transportation pipeline for the Rs 114 crore project commenced a few years ago.

published on : 9th July 2022

Pattinacheri-Keelapattinacheri conflict: Tension grips Nagapattinam hamlet as boat set ablaze

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.

published on : 8th July 2022
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