Chennai: Seven months ago, when the Edappadi K Palaniswami-led AIADMK government announced the decision to ban sale and use of ‘use & throw’ plastics from January 2019 not many gave it a seriou
CHENNAI: “Strict action would be taken against all industries manufacturing banned plastic items after the deadline of December 31, 2018”, said environement minister K C Karuppannan .
CHENNAI: In another two months, a new coastal research vessel (CRV) equipped with state-of-the-art instruments and laboratories will help Indian scientists conduct studies in the Indian Ocean regio
CHENNAI: The Central Pollution Control Board has forced a petrochemicals company to shut down one of its two plants in Manali here on Tuesday.
Chennai: Time was when Ambattur was dotted with water bodies that supplied most of the locality’s drinking water.
CHENNAI: With the deadline for the ban on plastic closing in on December 31, leading super markets in the city, boutiques and several smaller departmental stores have slowly started to shift toward
CHENNAI: A 5kW solar panel atop Chennai Corporation Middle School at Basin Bridge has started functioning.
Chennai: A day after two tonnes of furnace oil leaked into the sea from a tanker at Ennore port, the port authorities and Indian Coast Guard said they had managed to clear a major portion of the sp
CHENNAI: An oil spill was reported in Tamil Nadu's Kamarajar Port on Sunday while an oil tanker was discharging fuel, said a top port official.
CHENNAI: For The Bengal Association in T Nagar, the run-up to this year's Durga Puja has been exceptionally busy. And pricier.
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