Thanjavur

Cyclone Nivar fails to wipe rainfall deficit in Tamil Nadu’s delta districts

As of November 26, Thanjavur has received only 624 mm of rainfall against the 727 mm recorded last year.

published on : 27th November 2020

Thanjavur fisherfolk demand groynes, desilting of river mouths to park boats safely

The Gaja cyclone destroyed more than 250 mechanised boats in Mallippattinam and reduced the number to 120 now.

published on : 23rd November 2020

Rain affects harvest-ready kuruvai crops in Thanjavur, Tiruvarur

Rain accompanied by heavy winds lashed the districts starting on Monday evening and few parts of Kumbakonam witnessed it on Tuesday evening.

published on : 30th September 2020

Thanjavur man receives unsolicited ‘DIY bomb kit’ by courier

On Thursday, a courier service in Orathanadu informed him that a parcel was received in his name. His father, Karunanidhi, went to Orathanadu and collected the parcel.

published on : 18th September 2020

10th-century Chola sculptures discovered in Thanjavur's Nandavanapptti

A group of researchers discovered a 10th century Chola-era sculpture in a farm field in Thanjavur's Nandavanapptti.

published on : 18th September 2020

Woman, daughter die by suicide after killing kids in Thanjavur

A 50-year-old woman and her 24-year-old daughter died by  suicide after killing her two granddaughters allegedly due to financial stress, in Pattukkottai.

published on : 25th August 2020

Madurai bench of Madras HC permits abortion of six-month-old foetus of minor girl

The 15-year-old's father and grandfather sexually assaulted her several times following the death of her mother in 2016, her aunt alleged.

published on : 22nd July 2020

Chennai returnees push up coronavirus tally in central Tamil Nadu

Nagapattinam recorded 10 new cases, Tiruchy and Pudukkottai eight each and Karur and Ariyalur one each.

published on : 16th June 2020

Coronavirus: Village-level surveillance for ‘outsiders’ in Thanjavur

Panchayat presidents have been directed to collect details of those who came down to their villages from other States and districts, especially from Chennai.

published on : 16th June 2020

Five arrested for forcing woman into prostitution in Tamil Nadu

The woman reportedly told police that she was sent to Thanjavur by her relatives to work as a domestic help in Melavasthachavady area.

published on : 8th June 2020

Two Chennai ration shop employees test coronavirus positive in Nagapattinam, tally reaches 50

They arrived from Chennai on a two-wheeler and were screened at Vanjiyur on Thursday night.

published on : 17th May 2020

GI tag for Thanjavur Netti and Arumbavur Wood carving

The Geographical Indication tag is granted to products that the special for a particular geographical area and prevents misuse of the popularity of the products by others.

published on : 12th May 2020

Coronavirus: Thanjavur's Peruvudayar temple closed for devotees

The Peruvudayar temple or Big temple, the 11th century Chola edifice and UNESCO World Heritage monument, has been closed for devotees and visitors.

published on : 19th March 2020

Thanjavur Big Temple consecration: Corporation gives sanitation workers Rs 1000 as incentive

The collector commended sanitation workers who worked round the clock and ensured the city was clean.

published on : 8th February 2020

Big temple, big moment and big crowd made Thanjavur’s day

Wednesday’s consecration  had lakhs of devotees and tourists checking into the town from across the nation and other countries for a glimpse of the spectacle. 

published on : 6th February 2020
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