S V Krishna Chaitanya

Mekedatu row: No relief for Tamil Nadu as Cauvery authority refuses to withdraw permission to Karnataka

CWMA Chairman Syed Masood Husain said Karnataka cannot be stopped from preparing a DPR. However, while considering the DPR the concerns raised by TN will be taken into account.

04 Dec 2018

ISRO's 'Bahubali' puts communication satellite GSAT-29 in orbit; Mission Moon next

The 43.4-metre rocket weighing about 640 tonne rushed to the blue skies with thick orange flame at its rear.

15 Nov 2018

Sterlite submits 45000 letters of support from Thoothukudi before NGT panel

However, a group of pro-Sterlite members said the anti-group was  provoking and thereby trying to create problems.

25 Sep 2018

Decision to dilute Fisheries Science bachelors course draws flak in Tamil Nadu

This will affect fisheries graduates' opportunities as only B.FSc graduates are eligible for post of inspector of fisheries and M.FSc graduates can directly become Assistant Director of Fisheries.

09 Aug 2018

Vandalur Zoo team captures 'free-ranging' male hyena

The animal, which escaped on Monday late evening was successfully captured on the wee hours of Tuesday.

07 Aug 2018

Bengaluru-Chennai expressway awaits green nod, Tamil Nadu agrees to spare 5.42 hectares of reserve forest

The project awaits green nod from Union environment ministry as the proposed road passes through Mahimandalamreserve forest in Arcot range of Vellore forest division.

07 Jul 2018

Tamil Nadu ahead of other states in safeguarding forests

Though there has been an increased demand for forest land for various developmental needs, the Tamil Nadu Forest department has ensured minimum diversion of forest land for any non-forestry purposes.

10 Jun 2018

Centre to take over Animal Welfare Board of India office?

Union government’s controversial move violates conditions laid down by State in 1991

01 May 2018

Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board denies RTI applicant information on Thoothukudi Sterlite plant

The TNPCB has withheld information to an RTI applicant on Vedanta Limited’s Sterlite operations in Thoothukudi without giving proper justification.

29 Apr 2018

Chennai: Wildlife deaths at IIT-Madras hit new high

Nation’s premier educational institute saw a staggering 99 deaths last year, including 82 deer and four blackbucks

27 Apr 2018

Stop moral policing and harassment, say IIT Madras students

Students of IIT Madras on Monday observed a symbolic silent and peaceful ‘Hug Day’,  protesting what they termed as increasing moral policing and sexual harassment on the campus.

24 Apr 2018

At 36.60 Celsius, Chennai records hottest day so far this year

With westerlies kicking in, heatwave expected to continue over the next few days.

21 Apr 2018

Chennai: Massive hunt to capture 280 free-ranging deer

According to the latest census carried out by the department, there are about 280 spotted deer that have made green patches along the city roads their habitat and breeding place.

10 Apr 2018

Tamil Nadu: Undaunted, ISRO all set for  PSLV-C41 launch on April 12

The ISRO officials said as per the approved plan, India should have seven navigation satellites in orbit in operational mode and two ground spares.

07 Apr 2018

ISRO loses contact with GSAT-6A satellite

After the successful long-duration firings, the communication from the GSAT-6A satellite was lost when it was on course for the final firing.

01 Apr 2018