When Villagers talk Aids, it's time for the country to sit up and listen. The National AIDS Control Organisation will launch the Villagers Talk AIDS (VTA) programme from April 15. To be implemented

Despite the ban on sale of tobacco and its related products, the small traders continue to sell these products, Health Minister S Semmalai admitted. The notification banning the sale of tobacco and

The Madras Crocodile Bank, located 50 km south of Chennai on the East Coast, the most successful in the nation, is in the doldrums. While the numbers are growing, the flow of funds is diminishing.

The Tamil Nadu state government has identified Salem, Madurai, Dindigul, Theni, Dharampuri, Namallal and Erode as female infanticide prone districts and started intervention programmes with the

The Tamil Nadu government's move to introduce a new bill banning smoking and spitting in public places comes in the wake of a Supreme Court order in November last, directing the Centre and state

If the present impasse between the Kancheepuram district administration and Sankarapuram villagers persists, one may not be able to hear the sonorous chiseling sound on stone as one walks through the

While March 31, 2002, was a red letter day for protagonists of the Rs 14,000 crore Koodangulam atomic power project in Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu it was a setback for the environmentalists

More than 60 per cent of children in the age group of 6-14 in Dharmapuri district in Tamil Nadu have been afflicted with skeletal and dental fluorosis. The reason attributed to this trend has been

The Tamil Nadu Pollution control board has closed down 52 units in the Erode district, which is highest in the state, during the past one year for violating the board norms, TNPCB officials said.

The coastal town of Pondicherry is facing sea erosion threat. Since the last two months, the sea had entered several coastal villages in Kottakuppam in Tamil Nadu, bordering Pondy, and washed away