Govt to fit transponders on 5K fishing vessels

In order to keep deep sea fishermen safe, the State government would fit transponders developed by ISRO on 4,997 mechanised boats. 

16 Feb 2020

Appellate tribunal: Builders cannot sell open parking space seperately

‘In sale agreement, builders charge from `1 L to `4 L separately for car parking,  this is illegal’ 

15 Feb 2020

Ennore plant gets eco clearance 

 A public hearing is a mandatory step in the process of obtaining environmental clearance.

14 Feb 2020

Chennai vehicles pollute nearly as much as Delhi's: CSE data

If Delhi’s pollution data scares you, you should also be equally informed and alarmed about the air quality in Chennai.

11 Feb 2020

Status quo in tuna harbour project

The southern bench of National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday ordered status quo on ongoing construction of tuna fishing harbour in Thiruvattriyur Kuppam in Ennore.

08 Feb 2020

CPCB slaps show cause on thermal power station

The Central Pollution Control Board has issued a show cause notice to TANGEDCO’s North Chennai Thermal Power Station-II for continuous non-compliance of emission norms. 

06 Feb 2020

Action plan on climate change released

The State government on Tuesday released its draft action plan on climate change. It proposes to carry out 199 planned activities in seven key sectors by 2030.

05 Feb 2020

Likely blow for TANGEDCO as Budget 2020 proposes closure of coal-fired power plants in states

The State power corporation, TANGEDCO is in a fix with the Centre asking States to shutdown coal-fired power units that are polluting.

02 Feb 2020

Experts call for fund allocation, tougher regulations to fight pollution menace

With Nirmala Sitharaman’s maiden budget in July 2019 being termed as “green budget” by the PM,
the expectation is high this time regarding the government’s intentions to tackle the pollution menace

01 Feb 2020

Bhogi bonfires suffocate Chennai; AQI touches 170 mark

Corporation seizes over 1.25 tonnes of waste tyres kept for burning

15 Jan 2020

Chandrayaan-2: Vikram lander went incommunicado 335 metres above lunar surface, not 2.1 km

So far, the national space agency has been tight-lipped about what caused the last-minute glitch which denied India the credit of becoming the fourth nation to soft-land on the moon's surface.

12 Sep 2019

Proposal to build Tamil Nadu’s largest power plant rejected

CTNPL officials said application citing modification in environment clearance for main plant and captive port was submitted after taking opinion from environment ministry.

13 Feb 2019

Tamil Nadu: Will Sterlite reopen? Final hearing on Friday

National Green Tribunal (NGT) will be holding the final hearing in the Sterlite case on Friday.

07 Dec 2018

Vedanta to explore Cauvery basin for hydrocarbons

The contract signing has been organised at a private hotel in New Delhi.

30 Sep 2018

ISRO to launch three more satellites to boost rural internet

S Rakesh, Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Antrix Corporation Ltd, said the commercial arm of ISRO had earned a revenue of `220 crore from the launch of two UK satellites.

17 Sep 2018