CHENNAI: In a bid to phase out free power and promote the use of renewable energy, the Tamil Nadu government is pushing for the adoption of solar pumps for agriculture, by offering 90% subsidy to t

Adyar and Cooum are both polluted rivers, but only after they enter Chennai.

CHENNAI: A fishing vessel that was illegally demolished at Kasimedu harbour has been sealed by government officials after a report appeared in these columns on Saturday last.

CHENNAI: The South Indian Fishermen Welfare Association has demanded compensation to fishermen in Nochikuppam who were affected by demonetisation, cyclone Vardah and Chennai oil spill.

Tiruvannamalai: Going beyond the academics and curriculum, the education department in Tiruvannamalai district have forced the private and nursery schools to fall in line for not taking up the anti

CHENNAI: Although pneumonia kills one child under five every two minutes in India, the disease is preventable -through vaccines, healthy lifestyle and timely medical intervention -say doctors from

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board on Monday made prompt resubmission of consent and renewal of applications from industries mandatory to avoid cancellation of its consent for function

CHENNAI: The fight against dengue "has to be a people's movement", and school children need to get involved, said Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Director-General of the Indian Council of Medical Research,

Chennai: A bitter battle between age-old rivals is brewing on social media. The contestants: Sceptical allopaths and combative Siddha practitioners. The referee: A defensive state government.

CHENNAI: DMK working president M K Stalin on Tuesday asked Tamil Nadu health secretary J Radhakrishnan to clarify if nilavembu kudineer, which is distributed in the state to prevent dengue, could c

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