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Maduravoyal-Port in Chennai project likely to rise again as six-lane corridor 

Cost of 19-km elevated highway set to exceed Rs 3,500 crore; 10 entry-exit ramps planned.

21 hours ago

Tamil Nadu State Coastal Zone Management Authority: VOC proposal to deepen harbour under scrutiny

Tamil Nadu State Coastal Zone Management Authority (TNSCZMA) is considering a proposal to deepen the Thoothukudi harbour basin and approach channel to handle 15.02 metres draught

18 Apr 2018

Plan to build town on forest land dropped in Chennai

CMDA goof-up resulted in announcement of project; govt keen to turn land into eco-park.

17 Apr 2018

Russian connection to Defence Industrial Corridor

Proposed corridor in State could become production hub for Russian spares and improve operational availability of crucial equipment; several deals signed.

14 Apr 2018

Make-in-India Boeing deal on Super Hornets with HAL, Mahindra

Day 2 of DefExpo saw global defence majors sharpening their pitch for Indian Air Force’s mega contract of 110 fighter jets.

13 Apr 2018

Race hots up, Boeing announces tie-ups 

The competition to get orders for 110 aircraft for the Indian Air Force hots up at the DefExpo 2018 with Saab claiming that its aircraft Gripen E will redefine India’s aerospace.

13 Apr 2018

Boeing identifies Indian partner to make F/A 18 Super Hornet

American aerospace major Boeing has identified its Indian partner to manufacture its twin-engine F/A 18 Super Hornet aircraft in India, the company said on Wednesday.

12 Apr 2018

DefExpo 2018: Gates open, all eyes on home front

Foreign officials inspect stalls showcasing Indian expertise at DefExpo; desi firms hunt for deals with overseas manufacturers.

12 Apr 2018

DefExpo 2018: US aerospace giants target IAF's multi-role combat aircraft deal

With the government floating a new proposal to buy 110 fighter aircraft for the Air Force, US defence majors Lockheed Martin and Boeing are looking to set up manufacturing units in the country.

09 Apr 2018

Metro to chug at Chennai Central by month-end

Nineteen metres below Chennai Egmore Railway Station, another mode of transport is getting ready for launch by month-end.

08 Apr 2018

Chennai: Left in the lurch

A self-sustaining town project on forest land? Truck terminus on a waterbody?

08 Apr 2018

Chennai: Hop on to Metro train at Central by month-end 

Nineteen metres below Chennai Egmore Railway Station, another mode of transport is getting ready for launch by month-end.

06 Apr 2018

Ahead of DefExpo, East Coast Road in Chennai gets a facelift

The stage is set for DefExpo 2018, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on April 12 on the land belonging to Arulmigu Nithyakalyana Perumal Temple at Thiruvidanthai in Thiruporur

05 Apr 2018

Social security schemes set to transform with new code

Draft labour code proposes common registration for different sectors.

04 Apr 2018

Chennai Metropolitan Area: End of road for old-fashioned plans?

CMDA looking beyond detailed development plans, to focus on transit-oriented growth.

03 Apr 2018