SV Krishna Chaitanya

India’s first lignite-fired power plant proposed by Neyveli Corporation gets green nod

The project is unique as there is no other lignite-fired power plant in India.

16 hours ago

Indian Oil laying pipeline inside Ennore wetlands?

Despite this, IOCL appears to have commenced laying the pipeline without the clearance.

20 Sep 2018

Sterlite case: National Green Tribunal panel may visit Thoothukudi on September 22

However, the Tamil Nadu government has made a plea calling for cancellation of committee’s visit, saying the matter was sub judice.

19 Sep 2018

NGT-appointed Sterlite committee to commence work from September 22

Meanwhile, a miscellaneous application moved by Thoothukudi resident and Anti-Sterlite People's Movement convenor Fatima was dismissed by NGT.

18 Sep 2018

ISRO to launch three more satellites to boost rural internet

S Rakesh, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Antrix Corporation Ltd, said the commercial arm of ISRO had earned a revenue of `220 crore from the launch of two UK satellites.

17 Sep 2018

ISRO launches two foreign earth observation satellites from Sriharikota spaceport

The PSLV injected the satellites into orbit 17 minutes and 45 seconds after liftoff and placed them in a sun-synchronous orbit 583 km from the earth.

17 Sep 2018

PSLV-C42 successfully puts two satellites in orbit from Sriharikota

S Somanath, Director, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC), said the next launch PSLV C-43 will be carrying one Indian satellite and 31 customer satellites. 

17 Sep 2018

Giant pipeline slated beneath ‘ailing’ Ennore creek

As per the original plan, the pipeline was to be built across the Ennore creek with the help of stilts or pillars without affecting the hydraulic flow of water.

16 Sep 2018

PSLV-C42: ISRO all set for launch of two UK satellites

It is the first launch after a gap of five months and is said to be a prelude for busiest months ahead for the national space agency.

16 Sep 2018

Centre okays changes to Terms of Reference for green corridor

There seems to be a sudden push for implementing the Chennai-Salem Greenfield Expressway project.

16 Sep 2018

Terms of Reference granted for TAMIN to expand granite mining

As ToR was issued for undertaking EIA and preparation of Environment Management Plan (EMP), the committee asked TAMIN to submit a bank guarantee equivalent to the amount of remediation plan.

14 Sep 2018

NHAI exploring new options to avoid Kalrayan Hills forest for Salem Expressway

The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is exploring new alignment options to avoid the Kalrayan Hills forest for the proposed Chennai-Salem Greenfield Expressway project. 

13 Sep 2018

GEC: Cost cut by Rs 3000 crore, forest area by two-thirds

Sources said the NHAI had already submitted revised Form-1, pre-feasibility report and court case details against the project.

12 Sep 2018

Fishermen lock horns with officials over laying of road on Muttukadu beach in Tamil Nadu

While sundry development and infrastructure projects beautify the coastline from Chennai along ECR, fishermen are often left to fend for themselves. 

11 Sep 2018

Chennai: Giant pipeline planned underneath ‘ailing’ Ennore creek

The pipeline is being planned to convey treated water from the 45-MLD tertiary treatment and reverse osmosis (TTRO) plant at Kodungaiyur to the industries on the Manali-Ennore corridor.

10 Sep 2018