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Bandh observed in Thanjavur

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 12:24

Shops in many parts of this Cauvery delta area town remained closed Monday following a bandh call given by the Cauvery River Rights` Retrieval Committee demanding the constitution of Cauvery Management Board.

Two dental college students die as their car capsize in TN

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 14:26

Two students of a private dental college in Chennai were killed and seven others injured when their car capsized at Pudukudi near Thanjavur, police said.

Tamil Nadu announces solatium for victims of road mishap

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 13:41

The Tamil Nadu government announced an ex gratia of Rs one lakh each to the next of kin of victims killed in a road accident at Ariyalur on Friday.

New rail service between Chennai and Thanjavur from Sep 1

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 21:37

A new daily express rail service between Chennai Egmore and Thanjavur would be introduced from September 1, Southern Railway said on Tuesday.

Antony inaugurates Sukhoi airbase in Thanjavur

Last Updated: Monday, May 27, 2013, 15:29

Strengthening India`s presence over the Indian Ocean, Defence Minister AK Antony Monday inaugurated the first fighter aircraft base here in southern India where the IAF is stationing its most lethal Su-30MKI combat aircraft.

Antony to inaugurate Su-30 squadron at air base

Last Updated: Sunday, May 26, 2013, 13:39

Defence Minister A K Antony will inaugurate an airbase to house squadron of IAFs lethal Su-30 MKI combat aircraft, making it the first fighter squadron in south India that will help maintain vigil over the Indian Ocean region.

PIL filed in HC on farmers` suicides in three Tamil Nadu districts

Last Updated: Saturday, December 22, 2012, 00:29

PIL in Madras High Court seeks to direct Collectors of Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur and Thanjavur to file status report on reported farmer suicides and to issue 300 grams of rice per head to farmers.

TN: Newborn baby found abandoned on road

Last Updated: Sunday, March 18, 2012, 19:30

A newborn baby with umbilical cord intact was found abandoned on the road near Thanjavur on Sunday.

Engg students design low-cost amphibian car

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 24, 2012, 12:55

Engineering students of a university in Thanjavur have designed two types of light weight, eco-friendly and low-cost cars, including an amphibian one capable of travelling on road and floating on water.

Tamil Nadu engineering students design 'nano bike'

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 16:30

A group of final year mechanical engineering students of a private university in Tamil Nadu claimed to have designed a 25-kg single-seater 'nano'motorcycle that could give a mileage of 97 km per litre of petrol.

Veterinary college to be set up in Thanjavur dist

Last Updated: Friday, November 04, 2011, 16:07

To meet the growing demand for veterinarians in Tamil Nadu, the AIADMK government will set up a veterinary college in Thanjavur district at a cost of Rs 85.12 crore.

Thanjavur: 38 land grab cases registered in dist

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 09, 2011, 17:48

Stern action is being taken against perpetrators, especially those who kidnapped or threatened land owners in Thanjavur, the police said.