Thanjavur

Historical fiction books sell like hot cakes on last day of Thanjai book fair

The fifth edition of Thanjavur book fair, which ended on Monday, recorded a significant sale in historical fiction books.

published on : 26th July 2022

Tamil Nadu Police's Idol Wing seizes 14 suspected antiques from Thanjavur art dealer

The ASI officials after examining the idols certified the idols to be suspected antiques, thereby preventing their sale abroad.

published on : 23rd July 2022

Tamil Nadu police's Idol Wing CID seizes six 'antique' idols in Thanjavur

The idol wing CID police seized six metal idols, believed to be antiques, from a manufacturing unit near Swamimalai, on Wednesday.

published on : 21st July 2022

Baby steps towards healthy future for expecting women in Thanjavur

A medical officer started handing over food packets to anaemic expectant mothers, who are oblivious to the importance of nutritious food

published on : 17th July 2022

DVAC raids underway at 49 locations linked to former minister R Kamaraj

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.

published on : 8th July 2022

Heritage buildings in Thanjavur city are being demolished, rue activists

Last week, an ancient building at Karanthai was partially demolished for expanding an approach road to the newly-constructed bridge across the Vadavaru.

published on : 7th July 2022

World’s first Tamil Bible stolen from Thanjavur traced to London museum

The antiquarian Bible is suspected to have been stolen by a group of foreigners who visited the Saraswathi Mahal Library 17 years ago. 

published on : 1st July 2022

Meet Thambaiah from Thanjavur - ‘Van’guard to satiate hunger

This Trust in Thanjavur, driven by saint Vallalar’s teachings, has been feeding the needy in the dist for the past 21 years

published on : 26th June 2022

Govt extends rural job scheme in Thanjavur, pay of Rs 363 per day for daily wage labourers

In the first phase, a sum of Rs 1.5 crore has been allocated to Thanjavur corporation under the scheme.

published on : 22nd June 2022

Tamil Nadu reports first COVID-19 death after three months

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.

published on : 16th June 2022

Tension prevails in Thanjavur's Rajagiri following group clash at temple festival

Even as the procession was going on, a war of words broke out between members of two Most Backward Class communities in the area.

published on : 16th June 2022

Kuruvai paddy cultivation yet to gain pace in Thanjavur

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.

published on : 15th June 2022

Inter-caste marriage: Bride's brother, prospective groom murder couple in Thanjavur

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.

published on : 14th June 2022

Thanjavur: Three recovered antiquities handed over to temples

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.

published on : 10th June 2022

Farmers from Thanjavur, Tiruvarur condemn meagre increase in MSP for paddy

Farmers in TN have already been receiving Rs 2,060 for the fine varieties and Rs 2,015 for the common varieties of paddy.

published on : 9th June 2022

Seven ancient ring wells unearthed in Thanjai

Only a portion of the tank has been desilted, and seven such wells have been found.

published on : 23rd May 2022

Thanjavur city corporation passes resolution approving property tax rate hike

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.

published on : 21st May 2022

Widespread rains help summer paddy, early Kuruvai cultivation in Thanjavur

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.

published on : 11th May 2022

Government plans for 3 elevated corridors, 2 bypasses in Tiruchy: EV Velu

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.

published on : 4th May 2022

Devotees in thousands partake in Srirangam Chithirai temple car festival held after two years

Extra security and safety precautions were taken to ensure that the festival goes on smoothly in the aftermath of the recent Thanjavur tragedy.

published on : 30th April 2022
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