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.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Shanmuga Aqua Industries Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 27/04/2016 regarding running of a packaged drinking water Unit without obtaining consent under Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974 and also without obtaining clearance from the Central Ground Water Authority, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. Munusamy Vs District Environment Engineer - Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 14/03/2016 regarding operation of an an auto pressing industry without getting “Consent to Operate” from pollution board.

Till M/s. Exon Auto Components is granted Consent to Operate the unit shall not carry on its activity.

India suffered a $3 billion loss to its economy from severe rainfall and flooding in November and early December, reinsurance broker Aon Benfield said in its monthly report on global catastrophes.

The latest El Niño weather phenomenon is now the biggest and most powerful it has ever been since records began.

In an exclusive interview to NDTV, Gandhi said, "It is a question of putting the blame always...the west did it. They may have done it 100 years ago.

Downpour carves out islands of misery; citizens rise to challenge