S V Krishna Chaitanya

Brace for another depression ahead, from the Bay of Bengal

The weather system has formed over south Andaman sea and its neighbourhood, said N Puviarasan, director of Area Cyclone Warning Centre at Regional Meteorological Centre.

30 Nov 2020

Stay alert Tamil Nadu, Met department says more rains coming soon

The low pressure area will form by November 29 and would concentrate into a depression in the next 24 hours. 

27 Nov 2020

Saviour of 3,000 lives, this Tamil Nadu lifeguard struggles to tide over viral wave

It was in the stormy tides of the Bay of Bengal that Selvam learned how to pull tourists out of the treacherous clasp of death.

23 Nov 2020

Plastic waste piling-up near river mouths in Chennai poses threat to aquatic life

A large portion of the Adyar estuary surface and its river bed is covered by plastic debris waiting to make their way into the sea.

02 Jul 2020

Did Tangedco hide information from green ministry?

The EAC uploaded only for two days and Tangedco told the ministry that no comments were received.

01 Mar 2020

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

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