Remembering CS Seshadri: 'He made colleagues buy his dream'

As a prominent face in independent India’s list of mathematicians, CS Seshadri, a Padma Bhushan recipient, known for his notable works in algebraic geometry, passed away on Friday in Chennai.

published on : 20th July 2020

CMDA yet to announce results for 176 posts since last 4 years

This comes at a time when nearly 50 per cent of posts are vacant in Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority as the organization has been struggling to fill the posts since 2006.

published on : 16th July 2020

Reallocation of CMO subjects creates ripples in bureaucracy

Sources said the Chief Minister had appointed the retired bureaucrats as advisors to utilise their experience and expertise in the initial days of his government.

published on : 9th July 2020

‘Nothing to hide in donations to CM’s fund’

“The CM, in a very transparent manner, was issuing press releases every week, disclosing details of contributions, which is accessible from the press release section of the government website.

published on : 27th June 2020

Coal India arm CMPDIL to see viability of merger of NTPC's two mines in Chhattisgarh

According to the preliminary estimates before exploration, total extractable reserve assessed by the coal ministry was about 1,000 million tonne from these two mines.

published on : 26th May 2020

97 seek refund of CMDRF donation made by mistake

In a first, the state government has decided to refund Rs 55.18 lakh from the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF) to 97 applicants who claimed they had donated the money by mistake.

published on : 21st May 2020

Biriyani Challenge and fest to raise money for CMDRF

Amid the lockdown, people have been exploring interesting ways to help the state government tide over the crisis and fight the spread of Covid-19.

published on : 15th May 2020

Post COVID-19 lockdown, Chennai Metro Rail to restrict passenger capacity, reduce services

“All the passengers will be screened through thermal guns and hand sanitizers will be provided. Only passengers with masks will be permitted inside the stations," says CMRL's operational plan.

published on : 8th May 2020

Farmer sells 8,000kg cow dung, donates Rs 10,000 to CMDRF

We have heard umpteen stories of how common people come forward to extend their hand in the fight against Covid-19 pandemic.

published on : 5th May 2020

Kerala woman sells goats to contribute to CM COVID Relief Fund

Subaida said her contribution is not over and once her tea shop opens and the business is back, she will again give.

published on : 26th April 2020

Classmates of PG doc with COVID-19 take turns to help him keep in touch with studies

With the third-year PG doctors likely to appear for final exams in June, the doctors said their friend at the hospital might not be able to revise the syllabus at this moment.

published on : 21st April 2020

Corporates can donate to CM relief fund 

An official release said corporations have sought clarity whether contributions to the above fund would be treated as a CSR activity, referring to the circular of Union Ministry of Corporate Affairs. 

published on : 9th April 2020

Kerala for salary challenge to fight Covid

The state has to shell out huge sums of money to meet the expense of free ration announced for the people and for other basic facilities.

published on : 31st March 2020

Kerala boy's 'moneybox project' for flood relief enters Best of India Records

It was the Puttingal fire tragedy at Kollam that happened about four years ago that inspired Adersh to start contributing a share of his savings to CMDRF.

published on : 20th February 2020

No hiring in 10 yrs: Over half of CMDA posts lying vacant 

Sources allege the body is using ELCOT to hire contractual workers to bridge the gap

published on : 6th February 2020
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