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John Pennycuick’s bust unveiled in his native town in UK

The bust was gifted by Chennai police commissioner AK Viswanathan. The bust is on a plaque of four feet height, according to the Commissioner.

published on : 18th January 2019

Tamil Nadu moves SC as Kerala plans new Mullaiperiyar dam

Tamil Nadu also claimed that the actions of two top MoEF officials were in "utter disregard" to the directions of Supreme Court.

published on : 5th January 2019

Black is back: Resurgence of Periyar as youth icon

Although Periyar was critical of any form of nationalism, it has been crucial to mobilize the symbol of Periyar.

published on : 31st December 2018

IIT Madras orders enquiry over posters marking separate entrance/exit, handwash areas for non-vegetarians

One of the north Indian messes in Himalaya building inside the campus, put up posters marking separate entrance/exit and handwash areas for students choosing vegetarian and non-vegetarian food.

published on : 15th December 2018

Travancore Devaswom Board's Mangala Devi temple renovation hits green hurdle

TDB president A Padmakumar and Tamil Nadu Kannaki Trust chairman M Rajendran are optimistic about starting the renovation of the temple immediately after the Sabarimala season.

published on : 15th December 2018

Pinarayi Vijayan again bats for new dam in Mullaperiyar

Regarding reviewing the clauses of Parambikulam-Aliyar agreement, Pinarayi said despite several rounds of chief minister-level discussions, the deal could not be reviewed due to contention on certain

published on : 13th December 2018

Interstate water dispute takes centre stage ahead of Lok Sabha polls

While opposition DMK has convened an all-party meeting to discuss Mekedatu issue, almost all parties have criticised the BJP-led government at the Centre for giving the nod to Karnataka.

published on : 29th November 2018

New Mullaiperiyar dam: Tamil Nadu sends notice to Centre, Kerala

The dam has outlived its useful life and consequences of any failure could be catastrophic and hence requires urgent decommissioning.

published on : 27th November 2018

123 years of Periyar Dam

Periyar Dam is one of the oldest dam structures in India.

published on : 27th October 2018

Kerala’s new Mullaiperiyar dam plan may mean no water for Tamil Nadu

Madurai, Theni, Dindigul, Sivaganga and Ramanathapuram districts depend on the Vaigai to meet drinking water and irrigation needs.

published on : 25th October 2018

Green min okays study for new dam at Mullaiperiyar, TN calls it contempt

Tamil Nadu, which owns and operates the dam in Thekkady of Kerala, on Tuesday termed the panel’s act contempt of court.

published on : 24th October 2018

Panel formed to oversee disaster preparedness at Mullaiperiyar

Official sources told Express that as per the Supreme Court order both Kerala and Tamil Nadu have to prepare two separate sub-committees.

published on : 20th October 2018

Water level rises in Mullaperiyar dam

Discharge from the dam was enhanced to 1,960 cusecs on Monday morning, out of which 1,400 cusecs of water was via penstock pipes and 500 cusecs via Erachil Palam.

published on : 9th October 2018

Collector issues orders to restart irrigation projects

District Collector K Muhammed Y Safirulla on Saturday issued orders  to restart the various irrigation projects in the district.

published on : 7th October 2018

Kerala floods one month after: Manappuram on road to recovery

However, the speed with which the rebuilding work is being carried out at Aluva Manappuram shows how resilient humans are.

published on : 18th September 2018
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