CHENNAI: Over two decades back, doctors at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, noticed that most gall bladder cancer patients were from the Gangetic belt states of Bihar, Uttar Pradesh or West Bengal.

Overhead tanks in concrete houses of the city are a breeding ground for malarial mosquitoes, but people living in such houses are less vulnerable to the disease, a study by the National Institute o

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of M/s.Narmathaa Textiles Limited Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 24/10/2017 regarding payment of consent fees by Narmathaa Textiles to the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board. NGT directs that consent fee should not include the period during the textile unit was not functioning.

The Tamil Nadu government had faced flak following dengue deaths in some cities, including Chennai and Coimbatore, with the opposition targeting it over the spread of the fever.

CHENNAI: A spike in cases of dengue in Chennai and neighbouring districts in the past fortnight has moved the health department to intensify its fight against the disease.

TRICHY: With incidences of dengue surpassing those of previous years, health minister Dr C Vijaya Baskar on Monday revealed that around 5,000 people were down with the dreaded mosquito-borne diseas

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Fitwell Industries Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 31/03/2017 regarding industries operating without an order of Consent to operate, Ramakrishnapuram, Villivakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. NGT directs the industries to resubmit applications to TNPCB and the Pollution Control Board shall inspect each of the units within a period of 2 weeks from the date of submission of the completed application.

CHENNAI: There have been nine confirmed H1N1 deaths in the state since January , and 20-30 suspected cases of the flu are admitted to hospitals every day, said public health officials.

The closure of Nokia's mobile phone assembly plant in Sriperumbudur, near Chennai, just eight years after it commenced production, illustrates how corporations can quit operations at a point when it is no longer profitable for them to continue, while the impact of such closures on workers is profound. The special economic zones policy of the state actively promoted corporate-led industrialisation promising employment, and creating aspirations among young workers.

Jambulingam Street, Chennai, is a local legend.