At least one in every 10 Chennaiite is a diabetic and one more in the same group is in a pre-diabetic state, says the Chennai Urban Population Study II. The ongoing study being conducted by the

Clean air is a luxury in Chennai. In most other metros too. Worse, day after day we are breathing in what can take us closer to death faster than ever before. And most of what we breathe in is let

With the High Court's recent direction to the Tamil Nadu state government to legislate against sand quarrying on river beds, the scene of action has shifted to the Chennai city's lakes. The latest to

The Exnora International has selected Nagapattinam Collector Sudeep Jain for the 'Green Collector' award in recognition of his efforts to green the district with a massive tree planting programme and

Despite strong protests from various social organisations, the Tamil Nadu is determined to evict slum dwellers, who live on the banks of the city's major waterways. The decision is a fallout of the

Representatives of farmers of Vellore district, who participated in the monthly grievance redressal day meeting, urged the Tamil Nadu Assembly Assurance Committee to inspect the Palar river and the

The Cooum stinks. Once the Chennai's 'flood carrier', it's the city's biggest open drain. The water is black, toxic and mostly sewage. you can't swim in it, you can't drink it, you can't even put a

Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL) is in talks with Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) for formation of a joint venture to implement its proposed 492 MW refinery residue based power project

Women's rights activists on Monday urged the Tamil Nadu state government to amend its order allotting wasteland to private parties under the Wasteland Development Scheme to include land rights to

Segregating domestic waste at source will be the key for success of solid waste management, Environment Minister P Mohan said. "Not only industrial waste, but also the municipal solid waste poses a