C Shivakumar

TN Pollution Control Board wants 154 illegal units polluting Cauvery shut

A total of 154 unauthorised industrial units that do not have Consent To Operate from Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) at Pallipalayam in Namakkal district are polluting the Cauvery.

4 hours ago

DPR for Port to Maduravoyal corridor to be ready in 4 months

The revised detailed report for the 19-km Maduravoyal-Chennai Port elevated corridor project,  that got stalled for the last five years, will be ready in the next three to four months.

4 hours ago

Perungudi-Cuddalore link may shift to Chengalpet, post Metro-MRTS merger

Sources said that the Southern Railway had a proposal for the Chennai-Cuddalore rail link from Perungudi along the East Coast which will pass through Mahabalipuram and Puducherry a decade ago. 

18 Jul 2018

MRTS upgrade ahead of merger with CMRL to cost Tamil Nadu Rs 3,000 crore

Based on a study on bringing MRTS and CMRL under one umbrella carried out by government-appointed consultants, buildings, rolling stock will have to undergo major upgrades

18 Jul 2018

Rs 100 crore in cash, 90kg gold seized in raids on road contract firm SPK linked to political outfits in Tamil Nadu

It is learnt that Nagarajan Seyyadurai, managing director of SPK, had bagged several of state government contracts as he was reportedly close to some political bigwigs but evaded taxes

17 Jul 2018

Honey, who shrunk the Chennai’s lakes?

According to a CAG report, CMDA allowed blatant land use conversions, leading to reduction in lung space, vanishing of greenery and open space

11 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu ranks up in industrial policy implementation

Tamil Nadu has moved up three notches in the rankings relating to implementation of action plans of the Department of Industrial Policy under the Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP).

11 Jul 2018

Why did Chennai Flood in 2015?

CAG report says PWD indiscriminately discharged 29,000 cusecs of water from Chembarambakkam.

10 Jul 2018

Solatium eludes kin of six Pratibha Cauvery sailors

They died while trying to reach ashore after the vessel was grounded due to Cyclone Nilam in October 2012; 16 survived

07 Jul 2018

Chennai: Resolving parking issue in smart ‘company’

As per a survey by a government agency, the vehicular population in the city-transport and non-transport- is 2.237 lakh and 45.20 lakh.

07 Jul 2018

Fire safety: Tamil Nadu survey says 90 per cent hospitals lacking

A Tamil Nadu Health department survey has revealed that more than 90 per cent of hospitals in the State, private and government, lack fire safety mechanisms in one form or another.

05 Jul 2018

Chennai Metro employees protest over measly pay rise

Two hundred and fifty Chennai Metro Rail employees staged a sit-in at Chennai Metro Rail headquarters, for the fourth day, seeking pay rise on par with executives, and as per Third Pay Revision

04 Jul 2018

July 6 deadline for submission of reports on fire safety in Tamil Nadu hospitals

The move comes after the three-month deadline by Madras High Court to implement fully its order with regard to provision of ramps and fire-fighting equipment in hospitals in the State.

30 Jun 2018

A boost for the south

South Chennai is expected to see a surge in realty market, says a report by a real estate body

30 Jun 2018