The fifth edition of Thanjavur book fair, which ended on Monday, recorded a significant sale in historical fiction books.
The ASI officials after examining the idols certified the idols to be suspected antiques, thereby preventing their sale abroad.
The idol wing CID police seized six metal idols, believed to be antiques, from a manufacturing unit near Swamimalai, on Wednesday.
A medical officer started handing over food packets to anaemic expectant mothers, who are oblivious to the importance of nutritious food
The DVAC sleuths are also conducting a raid on the premises of the father-in-law of M K Eniyan, the son of Kamaraj, located at Pookara Vastath Theru in Thanjavur.
Last week, an ancient building at Karanthai was partially demolished for expanding an approach road to the newly-constructed bridge across the Vadavaru.
The antiquarian Bible is suspected to have been stolen by a group of foreigners who visited the Saraswathi Mahal Library 17 years ago.
This Trust in Thanjavur, driven by saint Vallalar’s teachings, has been feeding the needy in the dist for the past 21 years
In the first phase, a sum of Rs 1.5 crore has been allocated to Thanjavur corporation under the scheme.
Director of Medical Education Dr R Narayana Babu said that an 18-year-old girl with no comorbidities was tested positive for COVID-19 at a private hospital.
Even as the procession was going on, a war of words broke out between members of two Most Backward Class communities in the area.
According to sources, the early release of water from Mettur was expected to increase paddy coverage to 70,000 hectares in the district, against the usual 44,000 hectares.
According to police, 24-year-old S Saranya, a resident of Thulukkaveli village near Kumbakonam, worked as a nurse in Chennai where she met 31-year-old V Mohan, of Ponnur.
Three of the 10 stolen antiquities from the State that were brought back from foreign countries were returned to the respective temples at an event in Thanjavur district on Thursday.
Farmers in TN have already been receiving Rs 2,060 for the fine varieties and Rs 2,015 for the common varieties of paddy.
Only a portion of the tank has been desilted, and seven such wells have been found.
Corporation Mayor S Ramanathan, who presided over the meeting, proposed the resolution to increase the property tax as soon as it started. It passed without any debate.
A farmer said that the showers have helped sesame, cotton and sorghum cultivated in the area and the rain will also be helpful to plough fields in preparation of Kuruvai paddy.
Velu also inspected the Tiruchy-Thanjavur highway. According to sources, residents' welfare associations have also sought service lanes along the highway, while traders wanted an elevated corridor.
Extra security and safety precautions were taken to ensure that the festival goes on smoothly in the aftermath of the recent Thanjavur tragedy.