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BRICK BY BRICK: Students build a farmers mart at the Saraswati Krishi Vigyan
Kendra at Puzhutheri in Karur district. Photo: B.Velankanni Raj
THE HINDU BRICK BY BRICK: Students build a farmers mart at the Saraswati Krishi Vigyan Kendra at Puzhutheri in Karur district. Photo: B.Velankanni Raj

Students design and build farmers’ mart in Karur

The C.A.R.E. School of Architecture had joined hands with Bezalel Academy to bring innovative methods of learning architecture. »
LIGHT ON THE POCKET: Huge arrival of jasmine at
the wholesale market in Srirangam has lead to a
fall in price. Photo: B.Velankanni Raj

Jasmine turns cheaper in Srirangam

Huge arrivals due to higher yield »

Small railway stations in Tiruchi become easy targets for burglars

RPF suggests a series of measures to thwart the offence »
PLAYING IT SAFE: A flower pot in action on the day
of Deepavali in Tiruchi. Photo: B. Velankanni Raj

It’s a fire accident-free Deepavali in Tiruchi

As compared to previous years there was no fire calls due to bursting of crackers on the festival day. »
FROM KASHMIR TO TENNUR: Handicrafts personnel from Kashmir who have been camping at Tennur, have been making and marketing 'dolaks' in the city for the past few years. Photo: B.Velankanni Raj

Making all the right sounds with dholak

A group of artisans from the ‘Paradise On Earth’ has made Tiruchi their home »
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WATCHERS’ BEING WATCHED: A surveillance camera installed at the entrance of the Gandhi Market Police Station, in Tiruchi, Tamilnadu. Photo: A. Muralitharan
TIRUCHI, October 24, 2014

Police stations under watch in Tiruchi

Police stations in the city limits have been brought under the ambit of Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) units to put in place a monitoring mechanism. Three CCTV units have been installed i... »
PVC marker being used for transplanting paddy seedlings at Kumulur near Tiruchi.
TIRUCHI, October 24, 2014

College develops device for transplantation of paddy seedlings

The Agricultural Engineering College and Research Institute has designed a farmer-friendly PVC marker for transplanting nurseries in place of the conventional heavy iron roller marker. The PVC mark... »
NSB Road in Tiruchi teeming with shoppers on the eve of Deepavali on Tuesday. Photo: B.Velankanni Raj
TIRUCHI, October 22, 2014

Last-minute shoppers crowd commercial hubs

Festive spirit drenched the city as surging crowds of last-minute shoppers descended on the city’s main commercial centre around the Rockfort on Deepavali eve, here on Tuesday. Even as child... »
Commissioner of Police, Shailesh kumar Yadav, saluting after paying homage to slain police personnel on the occasion of Police Commemmoration Day in Tiruchi on Tuesday. Photo: B.Velankanni Raj
TIRUCHI, October 22, 2014

Police remember martyrs

Homage was paid to police personnel who sacrificed their lives while on duty on the occasion of Commemoration Day observed across the Central Zone on Tuesday. Wreaths were placed at the memo... »
Shoppers never stop: Though Tiruchi woke up to moderate showers, there
was a let up in the rain for most part of the day on
Monday. Photo: B.Velankanni Raj
TIRUCHI, October 21, 2014

Let up in rain opens opportunity for traders

Traders, especially roadside vendors and cracker retailers, heaved a sigh of relief as there was a let up in the rain in the city on Monday. The intermittent and widespread showers over t... »
REACHING NEW HEIGHTS: Vice Chancellor V.M.
Muthukumar with the NSS volunteers who trekked
to a height of 11,000 feet in the Himalayas.
TIRUCHI, October 21, 2014

NSS volunteers of Bharathidasan University felicitated

Vice Chancellor V.M. Muthukumar has congratulated 10 NSS volunteers of Bharathidasan University who trekked 45 km and reached a height of 11,000 feet in the Himalayas. The volunteers took... »
RAMANATHAPURAM, October 21, 2014

Ramnad worker killed in Sharjah

An aged couple of Thirupalaikudi in this district have petitioned the Collector to arrange for bringing back the body of their son, who was found murdered on Sunday on the premises of ETA Star Gro... »
TIRUCHI, October 20, 2014

GRP beat system revamped in trains

Amid instances of property crimes reported on board trains, the Government Railway Police (GRP) has revamped the train beat system with focus on long-distance trains. The modifications were... »
SPILLING OVER: Burning of garbage on the roadside is rampant on the streets of
Cantonment area in Tiruchi. — PHOTO: R. M. RAJARATHINAM
TIRUCHI, October 20, 2014

A burning issue that goes unchecked

Indiscriminate burning of plastics and rubber has turned out to be a big menace for the residents at various places in the city. There were a number of incidents, over the past week, of civi... »
TIRUCHI, October 19, 2014

Follow rules or face action, town bus drivers told

Town bus operators, both private and government, in the city have been asked to strictly follow traffic regulations and have been warned of stern action against violations. The warning came... »

Sweets, an essential ingredient of Deepavali

Commuters on slippery ground at temporary bus stand in Mannarpuram

Clerk office at Kattur station burgled

Air Asia to operate three flights daily to Kuala Lumpur

RPF revamps bomb detection squad

Control price rise: CPI

Apartments offer a platform for terrace gardening

Inspector-General of RPF inspects zonal training centre

BATTERED: Heavy rain in Tiruchi hindered vehicular movement across the O-Palam in the city, forcing sanitary workers to clear the stagnant water for
about four hours on Thursday. Photo: B.Velankanni Raj
TIRUCHI, October 24, 2014

Rain helps farmers begin preliminary farm work

Slight and intermittent showers ensured pleasant weather in the city on Thursday. The rain, which resumed after a respite for about couple of days ahead of Deepavali, resumed on Wednesday e... »
Consumers buying coconuts at Gandhi Market in Tiruchi on Thursday. Photo: B. Velankanni Raj
TIRUCHI, October 24, 2014

Coconut prices hit an all-time high in Tiruchi

Prices of coconuts have skyrocketed in Tiruchi due to fall in arrivals at the market. The price of a good quality (above average size) nut was Rs.28 in the retail market on the day before... »
A fire tender deployed near the Main Guard Gate in Tiruchi on the eve of the
Deepavali. PHOTO: B.VELANKANNI RAJ
TIRUCHI, October 22, 2014

Fire fighters on standby for Deepavali

Fire fighters in the district have braced up for the Deepavali festival keeping necessary paraphernalia in a state of readiness to attend to any fire accidents because of bursting of crackers. »
TIRUCHI, October 22, 2014

Labour officials raid nearly 100 shops

Officials of the Labour Department conducted checks at 60 shops in Tiruchi and another 32 in Pudukottai on Monday to check the implementation of labour laws. According to a press release, th... »
Superintendent of Police S. Rajeswari addressing police personnel during a sensitisation programme on child rights and related issues at Tiruchi on Monday. Photo: B.Velankanni Raj
TIRUCHI, October 21, 2014

Sensitisation programme for Child Welfare Officers in Tiruchi

Police personnel nominated as Child Welfare Officers in different police stations in Tiruchi district were sensitised to a gamut of issues relating to child rights, protection and prevention of cri... »
Torrential rain has filled up the Samudram tank from where water flows across the road near the by pass stretch skirting Thanjavur on Monday.
THANJAVUR, October 21, 2014

Rain continues to lash Thanjavur

Moderate yet steady drizzle continued to wet Thanjavur district on Monday as the northeast monsoon advanced further threatening to bring more rains in the days ahead. When there was respi... »
'Mammo Run' awarness run on breast cancer organised by Dr. Shantha breast cancer Foundation in Tiruchi on Sunday. PHOTO: R.M. RAJARATHINAM
TIRUCHI, October 20, 2014

Runners brave the rain to spread awareness on breast cancer

The Dr. K.Shantha Breast Cancer Foundation conducted a “21K Mammorun” – a half marathon – and a “5K” road race here on Sunday to create awareness on breast cancer. Over 3,500 participants f... »
New reading room opening at Annal Mahatma Gandi Memorial Hospital in Tiruchi. PHOTO: R.M. RAJARATHINAM
October 20, 2014

Reporters Diary: A library that is beyond your reach

A library-cum-reading room was inaugurated at the Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital attached to the K.A.P.Viswanatham Government Medical College in the city last week. The rare facility... »
Weather was overcast throughout the day in Tiruchi district on Sunday. Picture shows a view of the city drenched in the rain as seen from the Rockfort Sri Thayumanaswamy temple. Photo: B.Velankanni Raj
TIRUCHI, October 20, 2014

Rain damages roads in Tiruchi

Parts of the district experienced sharp showers on Sunday, affecting normal life intermittently. The sky was overcast all through the day. The showers damaged the roads in several parts of... »
RAIN, A BANE: Pavement vendors near the Town Hall premises are the worst-hit by the moderate showers in the city on Saturday. Photo: B.Velankanni Raj
TIRUCHI, October 19, 2014

Rain dims business prospects in Tiruchi

Intermittent showers in the city brought cheers to the residents and farmers but it affected the traders and businesspersons, particularly hawkers who had put up stalls around the Town Hall in the... »

Rain, strike hit NLC output

Karaikal Ammaiyar Temple to get facelift

Rain raises hopes of paddy farmers in non-delta areas

AIADMK workers break into song and dance at Srirangam

Safety awareness campaign launched

“Take up Bengal gram sowing”

Law College students stage protest in Tiruchi

P.Kalaiarasi with students at Poornodhaya Trust, in Kolakudi village near Tiruchi. Photo: R.M. Rajarathinam

The promise of dawn

P. Kalaiarasi is determined to help the differently-abled gain self-sufficiency »
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