Chennai Bt cotton cultivation has achieved phenomenal success in transforming the cotton crop into the most productive and profitable crop in 10 years.

Chennai The Tamil Nadu government announced on Friday a R127.40-crore interest-free loan to 15 common effluent treatment plants (CETPs) situated at Tirupur to enable 700-odd dyeing units to attain

Chennai The Supreme Court’s extended ban on mining in Tumkur and Chitradurga districts of Karnataka is expected to cast a shadow on the iron ore miners and steel companies. The ban on two more districts, in addition to the one in Bellary, will result in a sharp decline of iron ore production which will be followed with a severe cut in steel production. The performance of companies such as Sesa Goa and JSW Steel is expected to be adversely affected, said a report of Angel Broking.

Chennai The Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), a constituent body of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), has developed a technology that checks pollution due to effluents from leather units.

The technology, called SRIOM (Salt Recovery from Inorganic and Organic Mixture), helps separate sodium chloride and calcium chloride contained in the evaporated residue of reve

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