NGT serves notice to Chennai Metro Water for choking Buckingham Canal at Ennore

Taking suo motu cognizance of an article published in The New Indian Express on November 6, the tribunal has constituted a joint committee to visit the spot and assess the damage caused

23 hours ago

AWBI issues show cause notice to makers of Simbu-starrter Eeswaran

The notice was issued on November 16 by AWBI secretary SK Dutta and a copy has been forwarded to the Chairman of Central Board of Film Certification.

21 Nov 2020

Simbu starrer Eeswaran's producer gets show-cause notice for using CGI snake without permission

Animal Welfare Board of India secretary SK Dutta said the snake was used as a medium of entertainment in the movie poster and trailer without obtaining any pre-shoot permission

20 Nov 2020

Tiruvannamalai teen gives a solar boost to ‘Iron Man’

A 14-year-old girl in Tiruvannamalai pondered over the complexity of this problem, and also came up with a cool solution.

18 Nov 2020

TN schoolgirl wins Children's Climate Prize for designing solar-powered ironing cart

Vinisha Umashankar has also been shortlisted for the Prime Minister of India’s Rashtriya Bal Shakti Puraskar 2021, the highest civilian award in India for students under the age of 18

17 Nov 2020

Artificial reefs deployed in record time along Chennai coast come to life

The underwater visuals show the presence of commercial fish varieties like scads, trevallies, perches, barracudas, seerfish, breams, snappers, groupers, mackerel, cobia etc.

13 Nov 2020

Buckingham Canal begins to breathe, slowly

After Express highlighted the soil-filled canal’s plight, a clean-up drive has started

13 Nov 2020

Think twice before you burst that firecracker: Chennai has poor air for past few days 

Three monitors are not enough to track air pollution, say officials

11 Nov 2020

Are NGT restrictions on firecrackers over poor air quality applicable to Chennai too?

The principal bench of the NGT on Monday imposed a total ban on sale and use of firecrackers in all "cities and towns where the average ambient air quality in November last year was poor or worse"

10 Nov 2020

Rs 76 crore check dam to come up across Kottakudi river 

The State is planning to construct a check dam across the Kottakudi Sambalar near Kurangani in Bodinayakanur taluk of Theni district.

08 Nov 2020

Kamarajar Port asked to pay Rs 4 crore for environmental violations in Ennore Creek

The bench, comprising judicial member Justice K Ramakrishnan and expert member Saibal Dasgupta, has asked Kamarajar Port Limited (KPL) to deposit the amount within a period of two months

06 Nov 2020

Buckingham Canal turns dump, poses flood threat

Soil dredged from Ennore Creek is being dumped, choking the canal

06 Nov 2020

Actor Simbu in trouble for handling cobra snake in 'Eeswaran'

In the video, Simbu with his new lean look was seen capturing the Cobra snake from a tree and securing it in a gunny bag with the help of two others.

04 Nov 2020

Choke alert in Chennai ahead of Covid-year Deepavali

The air quality in general deteriorates in the winter months of November, December and January during Deepavali and Pongal festivals.

03 Nov 2020

Critical road stretch at Erode to be double-laned

The ghat road branches off the Bhavani-Anthiyur-Chellampalayam road on State Highways-175 and ends at Karnataka State border connecting Kollegal road. 

01 Nov 2020