More rain expected in Tamil Nadu in next 24 hours: IMD

Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds lashed parts of Tamil Nadu, damaging trees and leaving low lying areas flooded even as more rains have been forecast, officials said on Saturday.

HC orders notices to state, central govts

The Madras High Court on Friday ordered notices to the state and central governments on a PIL by a scientist alleging rare minerals worth at least Rs one lakh crore had been illegally mined in coastal districts of Tamil Nadu by private firms with the 'active connivance' of government officials.

Pro-Vasan Youth Congress functionaries expelled

Twelve functionaries of Tamil Nadu Pradesh Youth Congress, who are supporters of GK Vasan, have been expelled from the party as per the advice of All-India Youth Congress.

Over Rs 120 cr for basic amenities in Thanjavur, Dindigul

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Tuesday announced allocating over Rs 120 crore for basic amenities in Thanjavur and Dindigul Corporations.

Bandh observed in Thanjavur

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Engg students design low-cost amphibian car

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.

Veterinary college to be set up in Thanjavur dist

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

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