Fireworks makers send relief materials to dists
Despite closure and uncertainty over their future, fireworks manufacturers of Sivakasi have sent relief materials worth several lakhs of rupees to cyclone Gaja-hit central districts in the state. Fireworks manufacturers in Sivakasi have ...more
Tamil Nadu firework industry to stage protest on Nov 26; demands exemption in use of fireworks from provisions of Rule-3(3B)
After incurring huge loss during Diwali due to imposed conditionalities on sale and use of firecrackers by the country's top court, the Federation of Tamil...more
Non stop drizzle hits normal life : Gaja Cyclone
A fresh spell of Gaja Cyclone Rain hit normal life in Sivakasi town today. There was non stop drizzling from early morning and it continues till afternoon. District administration declared holiday for schools. The office goers were dren...more
Cyclone Gaja: Holiday declared for schools in Virudhunagar dist on Friday
As the cyclone is set to make landfall on November 16, district administrations in coastal areas have said they are prepared to provide relief measures. Virudhunagar District have announced a holiday for schools...more
Daily chances for rain
For the next 7 days, sky will be cloudy with chances for rain, with average maximum and minimum temperature of 32 and 24 degree celsius respectively.
1,400 cracker units in Sivakasi shut shop indefinitely to protest SC order
About 1,400 fireworks units in Sivakasi on Monday decided to shut down indefinitely, demanding lifting of the Supreme Court ban in October that restricts the time for bursting crackers.
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Soorasamharam held at Sivakasi
Yesterday, hundreds of pilgrims witnessed Soorasamhaaram, conducted as part of the Kandha Sasti festival at the Sivan Kovil at Sivakasi. The Soorasamhaaram began at around 04:30 p.m., with the idol of Lord Murugan and those o...more
Mutton Price Rs.700/-
The festival of lights pulls huge crowd in all chicken and mutton stalls in Sivakasi town. There was a long queue and crowd in every stalls. One kg. Chicken is Rs.180/- to Rs.200/- and Mutton is Rs.700/-. In 2015, it was just Rs.550/-.
Sivakasi celebrates Diwali
Diwali was celebrated with fun on 6th November 2018, Tuesday, in Sivakasi. Being the Diwali eve, the shopping remained the main highlight in the town, especially in NRKR Road. There was non stop Diwali celebration in Sivakasi from 4th November 2018 night to ...more