Tamil Nadu Salt Corporation holds field study to expand production area by 3,000 acres

The company is operating on an area of about 5,236 acres. Over 1,500 seasonal workers have been employed.

published on : 5th December 2022

Salty soother: Does halotherapy really provide relief from asthma?

Those suffering from stress, anxiety, aches, pains and stiffness in their joints also come here for relief.

published on : 6th November 2022

TET strike, the day after: Protestors removed, placards remain at West Bengal's Karunamoyee

The protestors, including women, were shouting slogans and giving bytes to the media on Thursday night, as the authorities were mobilising resources.

published on : 21st October 2022

Politics as a yatra without end

No consensus can be had on how successful Bharat Jodo Yatra is proving to be.

published on : 8th October 2022

Heavy showers inundate salt pans in Marakanam in Tamil Nadu

According to official sources, normal life was affected in Villupuram as it received heavy rains from Thursday night till early Friday, recording a downpour of 7.3 cm in a single day.

published on : 8th October 2022

Government primary school children served rice with salt in mid-day meal in Ayodhya

Govt primary school children served rice with salt in mid-day meal in Ayodhya. Principal suspended, notice served to the village head, probe ordered underway. 

published on : 30th September 2022

Ex-prisoners describe horrors of 'salt rooms' in Syrian prisons which housed corpses

The Association of Detainees and the Missing in Sednaya Prison found that there were at least two salt rooms used for the bodies of those who died under torture, from sickness or hunger.

published on : 15th September 2022

Odisha: 38 baby crocodiles released in Bhitarkanika National Park

Range officer of the park, Manas Das said in 2018, the eggs were kept in a hatchery for proper ventilation and to ensure suitable conditions for hatching.

published on : 26th August 2022

Salt of the Earth leaders gave boost to movement

The Salt Satyagraha of Ankola in 1929 was not just successful, but also inspired many others across the state to replicate the movement.

published on : 15th August 2022

Tamil Nadu government sanctions Rs 4.23 crore towards non-seasonal relief for salt pan workers

All workers registered with the Tamil Nadu Manual Workers Social Security and Welfare (TNMWSSW) Board are likely to get the relief for the non-seasonal period.

published on : 28th July 2022

Tickets for India's Asian Cup qualifying round match sold out in 10 minutes, AIFF issues more 

Chhetri had on Friday urged the state government authorities to allow more people than the mere 12,000 tickets allowed for the Asian Cup qualifiers final round matches.

published on : 4th June 2022

Amazon Studios in talks to acquire British filmmaker Emerald Fennell's 'Saltburn'

According to a media report, the studio is in active discussions with production banner MRC for the project, which will begin shooting in the UK later this year.

published on : 28th May 2022

Ignore rumours on salt devoid of iodine: Tamil Nadu family welfare minister 

Ma Subramanian urged the salt producers to strictly comply with the FSSAI's packaging and labelling norms.

published on : 24th May 2022

Untimely rain throws wet blanket over salt production in Thoothukudi

Salterns are combed and shovelled towards the bunds to harvest the salt crystals precipitated in the pans. However, erratic rain in the last couple of years has dampened salt production.

published on : 6th May 2022

 Vellore forest department fills up water troughs  for wild animals to beat heat

Water troughs are kept in six areas--three in Panamadangi reserve forest (RF) and the rest in Sholavaram and Kaniyambadi reserve forests for wild animals.

published on : 13th April 2022

As court’s eviction deadline ends, small scale salt producers in Vedaranyam seek help from State

Small scale salt production is usually carried out over 3,000 acres at villages in Vedaranyam block. Two corporate firms produce salt on about 6,000 acres of State-owned land.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Barium nitrate salt: Firecracker units close down plants

TAFMA President V Kathalingam said, “Officials, on the pretext of inspections, seized all our finished goods and are treating us like criminals.

published on : 22nd March 2022

Yuvaan Dev makes his acting debut with titular role in 'Dandi'

The film, directed by award-winning director Vishal Raaj, is all set to hit the theatres on April 8

published on : 19th March 2022

Salt production commences in full flow at Vedaranyam

The daily production usually begins in the first two weeks of February. Salt production season lasts till the start of October, when monsoon arrives.

published on : 16th March 2022

Modi's education policy incorporated Gandhiji's ideas: Amit Shah on NEP

Swabhasha, Rajbhasha, employment, education of self-reliance -- all these Gandhiji's principles have been incorporated in it by PM, said Shah.

published on : 12th March 2022
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