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OTA opens arms to Afghan women

20 officers from war-hit country, including some from special forces, take training in city.

8 hours ago

Monday date for airport expansion nod

Crucial PIB meet on second phase of the project to discuss quantum of funds, number of phases required

10 Dec 2017

Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority's online single-window system to be functional by April

CMDA online single-window system to be functional by April

09 Dec 2017

Environment Cell coming in Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority to give green stamp

No need to go to State Environment Impact Assessment Authority after cell is set up

07 Dec 2017

Coimbatore set to grow by over 2,600 sq km, cover 2.2 percent of Tamil Nadu

It’s not just Chennai’s urban area that is expanding manifold. The planned urban area of the state’s second-biggest city, Coimbatore, is set to expand nearly 10 times.

06 Dec 2017

Tamil Nadu risks delay of funds to build homes for poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

Funds under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) for building homes for poor in Tamil Nadu could be delayed if the State fails to validate applications received under the PMAY-MIS portal.

03 Dec 2017

Crucial selection committee meeting to decide on Tamil Nadu Real Estate Regulatory Authority chairman

The Tamil Nadu government is on the verge of appointing the chairperson and members of the Tamil Nadu Real Estate Regulatory Authority and the Appellate Tribunal.

02 Dec 2017

Houses for the impoverished to come up on 2.14-acre leased temple lands in Tamil Nadu

For the first time, the State government is unlocking 2.14 acres of temple land for the purpose of building affordable homes for the poor as well as developing it for commercial purpose.

02 Dec 2017

Nissan tussle: Our case is very strong, says Tamil Nadu officials

Nissan has initiated an international arbitration against India seeking Rs 5,000 crore as compensation for the unpaid incentives promised by the TN government for setting up the plant.

02 Dec 2017

Jet Airways enters into grand marriage with Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Jet Airways and Air France-KLM on Wednesday announced a partnership to route more traffic through Europe and on to North America, in a potential challenge to Gulf carrier Etihad Airways.

29 Nov 2017

Did Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority unduly relax age limit for its staff ?

A letter from State govt seeking information on recruitment of town planners remains unanswered even after 3 years

27 Nov 2017

Small residential projects need no TNPCB nod

The board will not monitor building projects whose built-up area is less than 1.5 lakh square metres from now on

25 Nov 2017

Tamil Nadu to propose upgrade of  Kumari, Cuddalore ports

The expansion and modernisation of Kanniyakumari Port and various other initiatives are expected to be proposed by the State government under the Sagarmala scheme when Union Shipping Minister Nitin Ga

23 Nov 2017

Tamil Nadu to seek Centre help for relaunching ferry service between Rameswaram, Sri Lanka

The Tamil Nadu government will submit a memorandum to the Union Shipping Ministry, seeking development of infrastructure at Rameswaram to launch ferry service from Rameswaram to Sri Lanka again under

23 Nov 2017

Self-reliant projects to help Tamil Nadu cut Rs Three Lakh crore debt

Sitting on a debt pile of a whopping `3 lakh crore, the State government is now working on a strategy to design and implement projects that are self-sustaining, a top government official said.

21 Nov 2017