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Five years on, Madhavaram bus depot still underutilised

With 54 platforms, the terminus can handle a maximum of 2,000 departures a day; however, it only operates about 240 to 250 per day, according to official sources.

19 Sep 2023

Govt buses, transport vehicles must get fitness certificates at automated testing stations from Oct 1

About 36 parameters of the vehicles will be inspected for issuing the FC, it added. At present, eight transport corporations serve about 1.6 crore commuters daily, operating a fleet of 19,600 buses.

18 Sep 2023

Cooperative banks in TN find treasure trove in Rs 1k women honorarium scheme

This infusion of funds will fortify the cooperative banking network whose primary role is to provide credit support to farmers, officials said.

15 Sep 2023

Chennai to Tirupati NH to get wider

Official documents accessed by TNIE revealed the Chennai-Tirupati NH 205, from Tiruvallur to the Tamil Nadu-Andhra Pradesh border, is set to be expanded from two lanes into a four-lane road.

11 Sep 2023

 TN: Get driving licence at your doorstep soon 

Modalities for implementing the proposal have been finalised at a recent meeting held between officials of the transport commissionerate and India Post.

09 Sep 2023

Aavin milk supplied by farmers stolen, adulterated in Tiruvallur

The examination of the samples at the Madhavaram central laboratory has confirmed that the milk was adulterated.

08 Sep 2023

Paddy processing: Government extends contract tenure to 15 years 

A few private companies have informed the government that funding institutions, including banks, are willing to support the project only if paddy supply is guaranteed for 15 years.

07 Sep 2023

NHAI lost Rs 133cr revenue in two TN toll booths 

While handing over 15km-long  road sections developed by the NHAI at its own cost to concessionaires for toll, the pact signed between NHAI and contractors was silent on how the revenue must be shared

06 Sep 2023

8-year permit ban ends, TN bets on CNG autos to reduce pollution

Sources, however, indicated that the restriction on registering new petrol and diesel autorickshaws may continue.

05 Sep 2023

New MSP kicks in as Kharif marketing season gets rolling

Following the Union government’s revision of MSP in June, the per quintal price for A-grade paddy now stands at Rs 2,203, compared to the previous year’s price of Rs 2,160.

02 Sep 2023

VIP cars ‘account for’ 53% vehicles at Paranur toll plaza: CAG report

The CAG report said on an average, percentage of VIP vehicles exempted from toll fee was 6% at Kodai Road and a few other toll booths managed by private operators.

30 Aug 2023

Madurai train fire preventable: Rlys has no protocol to inspect tourist coaches

IRCTC and Southern Railways spokespersons have said railways facilitate travel by renting coaches and in this case no charges were collected to offer food or other services.

28 Aug 2023

Owners can now link Aadhaar with patta in Tamil Nadu

The new initiative is aimed at enhancing the security of land dealings and deterring misuse of documents, P Madhusudhan Reddy, director of survey and settlement, said. 

25 Aug 2023

Online e-service portal generating incomplete lost document reports

The State Crime Record Bureau (SCRB) which manages the portal acknowledged the error and assured to resolve the issue in a day or two.

24 Aug 2023

High-level bridge to replace Rail Nagar causeway in Padi Kuppam

Causeway across Cooum suffered extensive damage due to the devastating floods of 2015

21 Aug 2023

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