Tuticorin

Tuticorin,

city, India: see ThoothukudiThoothukudi
or Tuticorin
, city (1991 pop. 280,091), Tamil Nadu state, SE India. An important seaport and fishing center, it has a Fishing Technological Institute and is also famous for its pearl oysters. The nearby V. O.
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Tuticorin

 

(Tuttukkudi), a port city on the southeast coast of India, in the state of Tamil Nadu; situated on the Gulf of Mannar in the Indian Ocean. Population, 154,800 (1971). Tuticorin’s industries include cotton textiles, food processing, the production of salt, and commercial fishing.

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Sometimes it was from the South that he came - from south of Tuticorin, whence the wonderful fire-boats go to Ceylon where are priests who know Pali; sometimes it was from the wet green West and the thousand cotton-factory chimneys that ring Bombay; and once from the North, where he had doubled back eight hundred miles to talk for a day with the Keeper of the Images in the Wonder House.
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In a major relief to spinning mills in the southern part of the country, the Union shipping ministry has allowed the mills to import Cotton from international markets through the Tuticorin port.
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There seems to be no end to the Tuticorin firing incident [a few weeks ago this unfortunate incident had taken place in Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu, India, killing and injuring many of the protesters who have long been fighting against the controversial chemical plant in their area].
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