S V Krishna Chaitanya

Artificial Intelligence tech to counsel people with depression

Depression-driven suicides were on the rise and in almost 80 per cent of the cases,  teens who commit suicide give out clear patterns.

14 Jan 2018

Chandrayaan-2 set for bungee jump test in Mahendragiri hills of Tamil Nadu

Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) are set to conduct a breathtaking stunt at Mahendragiri hills in Tamil Nadu.

13 Jan 2018

PSLV shrugs off failure places 31 satellites in two orbits

Main payload Cartosat-2, a remote sensing satellite intended to augment data services to the users, is ISRO’s new year gift to nation.

13 Jan 2018

Artificial intel tech to counsel people with depression

It reads like a scene from a classic sci-fi flick. But it’s not. It is really a human talking to a machine - a machine being built by 14-year-old Indian-origin whiz kid Tanmay Bakshi, who is currently

09 Jan 2018

Is Centre bending rules to push India-based Neutrino Observatory project?

INO project director says MoEF may not insist on EIA, public hearing

06 Jan 2018

Tamil Nadu worst performer in implementation of Forest Rights Act

In the last 10 years after the Centre notified FRA, Tamil Nadu has not issued Title Rights to tribal communities, who are integral to the very survival and sustainability of forest eco-system.

29 Dec 2017

India to break new ground, predict tsunami inundation

India is set to become the first country to predict the extent of inundation caused by tsunami waves in real time.

27 Dec 2017

Kosasthalaiyar water worse than industrial effluent

Alarming study by expert committee of NGT says samples from the river contain more toxic metals than treated discharge.

16 Dec 2017

IIT-M applies for consent 11 years after erecting buildings

IIT-Madras has finally applied for consent from Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) for buildings constructed on its campus after 2006. It took the institute 11 years to do what is mandatory.

14 Dec 2017

Next spell of rain not before December 19

With several interior districts of Tamil Nadu facing deficit rainfall, weather experts are hoping the last week of December could bring more rains to bridge the deficit the State faces.

12 Dec 2017

Despite deluge, 19 districts in Tamil Nadu face deficit rainfall

Though the ongoing northeast monsoon did bring copious rains and overall Tamil Nadu is trailing by only 2 per cent as on date, there is an east-west skew.

12 Dec 2017

Intelligence Bureau gets nosey over RTI request on ONGC operations in Cauvery delta

A woman RTI applicant is allegedly being followed by sleuths from IB and Special Branch of the Criminal Investigation Department.

10 Dec 2017

Eco-friendly thermal desal unit planned in Tuticorin power plant

Thermal power plants are major water guzzlers, exerting tremendous pressure on fresh water resources.

07 Dec 2017

Rough sea halts Sagar Nidhi’s deep sea exploration

First it was cyclonic storm Ockhi and now the depression over southeast Bay of Bengal.

06 Dec 2017

Intelligence Bureau gets nosey over RTI request on ONGC operations in the Cauvery delta

In what could make whistle-blowers and RTI activists feel threatened, a woman RTI applicant is allegedly being followed by sleuths from Intelligence Bureau (IB) and Special Branch of the Criminal Inve

03 Dec 2017