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

Order of the High Court of Judicature at Madras in the matter of Thiagarajan Kumararaja Vs Ministry of Finance & Others dated 06/11/2017 regarding quoting of Aadhaar number while filing for income tax returns. Court while dismissing the Application quoted the Supreme Court Order of June 09, 2017 which stated “…however, those assessees who are not Aadhaar card holders and do not comply with the provision of Section 139(2), their PAN cards be not treated as invalid for the time being. It is only to facilitate other transactions which are mentioned in Rule 114B of the Rules….”

M.V. Ramana says nuclear energy is fraught with risks and is expensive

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of S.P. Muthuraman Vs Union of India & Others dated 02/11/2017 regarding compliance by SSM Builders and Promoters on issues of source of water, use of energy efficient devices, ecologically and environmentally sensitive areas, natural topography, drainage system, rain water harvesting system, parking areas and compliance to other municipal and environmental laws.

Some of the directions of the Court are the following:

The restarting of the second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam belonging to Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd is expected to happen during November second week

Kanyakumari: Environmentalists took out a rally, Save Western Ghats, from Kanyakumari to Suchindram on Wednesday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of M.Gobineelan Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 30/10/2017 regarding illegal dumping and burning of garbage in Sirumugai, Coimbatore by Sirumugai Town Panchayat. NGT Southern Bench directs that the Sirumugai Panchayat shall obtain necessary “authorisation” from the appropriate authorities within three months and shall remove all the Solid Waste dumped in the S.F.No.148/2 and 189/2 and shall not dump the solid waste in open space or burn solid waste.

Madurai: Dengue prevention activities were carried out in Ponnagaram and Andalpuram in Madurai on Sunday, vessels in which water was not stored properly were emptied and fines were also imposed on

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