Thamirabarani

Action sought against officials over Thamirabarani river pollution

Muthuraman sought directions to initiate legal action against the authorities of PWD and TNPCB for the human rights violation.

published on : 14th May 2022

HC orders Tamil Nadu CB-CID to probe illegal sand mining in Thoothukudi

The judges found that the contractor was quarrying the sand with the help of a permit given by the Public Works Department (PWD) to remove the sand and use it for the dam construction.

published on : 29th November 2021

Mandapams stage scenes of apathy

Under the Nellai Neervalam initiative, steps are taken to conduct a survey on the mandapams and their condition. After the mapping, they will be restored.

published on : 1st November 2021

Thamirabarani: Historic river faces test of time

River Thamirabarani was in the headlines recently: The carbon dating of rice found inside a burial urn in Thoothukudi’s Sivakalai returned a date of 1,155 BCE.

published on : 30th September 2021

Porunai: Reviving a name lost in time

Than Porunai and Aan Porunai both find a place in Tholkappiam, an ancient treatise on Tamil grammar. Than Porunai is also mentioned in the Sangam work Purananuru.

published on : 11th September 2021