Five Assamese migrant workers miss train after Chennai police insist on Aadhaar

The unique ID is not mandatory for them to board special trains; now they wait in a long queue for next train, though their PAN, voter IDs have now been accepted

18 May 2020

Ammonia leak from MFL leaves Manali residents gasping for breath for a short while

The incident, which happened hardly a week after the Vizag gas tragedy that claimed 13 lives, has raised fresh safety concerns among the residents of Manali.

16 May 2020

Ammonia leak from Madras Fertilizers Limited worries residents in Chennai's Manali

Both Manali and M2 stations police confirmed to Express that residents of Mathur have complained of health issues due to ammonia leak.

16 May 2020

Central nod for controversial desalination plant in Gulf of Mannar

The Board has also promised to create artificial lagoons to collect the brine and thereby reduce its infusion into the sea.

14 May 2020

Tamil Nadu government plans more exclusive hospitals

According to sources, a few assets are under consideration, one such being the newly constructed Fortis Hospital on Arcot Road.

12 May 2020

Scientists miss crucial, periodic servicing of Indian mooring buoys network

The Union Ministry of Earth Sciences has been implementing a major programme on ocean observations system since 1996.

10 May 2020

With cases spiking, TN to do aggressive testing in coming days

CLRI, combined with IIT-M and the Cancer Institute, have enough RT-PCR machines to meet the State’s demand, he added.

08 May 2020

New app to ease workload of frontline staff

City-based defence lab develops Kavasam app to track patients, resource allocation

06 May 2020

Chennai defence lab develops 'Kavasam' app to help COVID-19 warriors fight virus

V Balamurugan, Director, CVRDE, told The New Indian Express that 'Kavasam' was developed following a request from the Avadi Corporation.

05 May 2020

Lockdown denies woman final chance to bid mother farewell

Forty-five-year-old Shakila was on her phone the whole of Thursday night, trying to figure out the Corporation’s e-pass system.

03 May 2020

e-Pass given little respect at borders even while transporting patients, says cab driver

Narrating the ordeal to Express, he said a woman, a chronic kidney patient, and three of her family members wanted to go back to their village in Ranchi district of Jharkhand.

02 May 2020

Dolphins put up a rare show at Chennai's Kovalam beach

In yet another instance of nature reclaiming its space after lockdown was announced to break the chain in the fight against COVID-19, dolphins are putting up a rare show at Chennai beaches.

30 Apr 2020

Ethiopians, Nepalese among 134 artists of Great Bombay Circus stranded in TN since March

The 134 members along with their performing animals including camels, horses, ostriches, dogs and parrots are running out of options to sustain themselves in the absence of any income.

29 Apr 2020

Three Chennai corporation staff on COVID-19 duty held for killing and burning rat snake

Kaushik Srinivas, who lodged a formal compliant and gave the CCTV footage, said killing snakes has become common in his area and called for strict action against the culprits.

29 Apr 2020

TNPCB extends validity of CTO till June 30

Similarly, healthcare facilities and waste management facilities are also to be operated continuously.

28 Apr 2020