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Smart meters worth Rs 112.75 crore to benefit 1.25 lakh T Nagar residents

Smart meters use low-energy radio frequency waves to transmit information across distances.

21 hours ago

Kilambakkam bus terminus faces legal hurdle

It is learnt that the revenue department had said that opinion of legal luminaries was being sought on whether to go ahead with the project.

21 hours ago

Monsoon: 321 very highly vulnerable areas in Tamil Nadu

After neighbouring Kerala was ravaged by floods recently, the Tamil Nadu government has identified 14 coastal and hilly districts as vulnerable to northeast monsoon, which is expected soon.

16 Sep 2018

Global Investors Meet workout: Tamil Nadu to woo investors for fatter, juicier deals

Among the 12 key sectors, information technology seems to be an area of interest.

13 Sep 2018

Waste treatment facility in Nilgiris faces closure

Not only that, the CPCB team has found that the existing deep burial pits are not as per the standard prescribed by Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016.

11 Sep 2018

Another ‘Veer Nari’, Neeru Sambyal among OTA Chennai graduates

It was on May 2, 2015 that the life of Neeru Sambyal, a lecturer in R K Degree College in Vijaipur Samba district of Jammu and Kashmir, changed.

09 Sep 2018

Airport to house multiplex with multi-level car parking

Passengers flying from and landing at the Chennai airport will now have something to cheer about as the airport will have a retail and cinema multiplex along with multi-level car parking.

07 Sep 2018

Gutkha Scam: CBI raids 30 places in Tamil Nadu; DGP Rajendran, Health Minister Vijay Bhaskar under scanner

CBI had filed the case under orders issued by the Madras High Court on April 26, 2018, while disposing a writ petition filed by a DMK legislator J Anbazhagan.

06 Sep 2018

Cargo handling: Chennai among world’s top-10 fastest growing airports

The IATA report has said Chennai has recorded a strong growth of 17.2 pc along with the Mumbai airport (18.1 pc) to figure in the list along with Kuwait, Moscow etc.

05 Sep 2018

Hosur airport likely to cater to 1 or 2 aircraft a day

The Hosur airport or Taneja Aerodrome lies 60 km from Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru and is located close to Bengaluru’s information technology (IT) hub Electronics City.

05 Sep 2018

Outer ring road project nearing end, yet legal blocks persist

It is learnt that 99 per cent of the project has been completed and officials are trying to finish the project by December, 2018.

04 Sep 2018

Tamil Nadu Forest Policy in place, but funds pose a challenge

The State Forest Policy, which aims to increase the forest and tree cover from the present level of 21.76 per cent of the geographical areas to 33 per cent, is likely to get a new lease of life by Jan

04 Sep 2018

Tamil Nadu likely to receive USD 500 million from World Bank for building homes for the urban poor

 The World Bank is likely to provide USD 500-million assistance to Tamil Nadu for building 40,000 homes for the urban poor.

31 Aug 2018

Rare urn burial site in AP under threat from treasure hunters

The megalithic cultural site is unique for the nature of its sand dunes.

30 Aug 2018

Treasure hunters pose threat to megalithic site

The site is facing a threat from treasure hunters who are digging it up and destroying urn burials to a large extent.

30 Aug 2018