CHENNAI: Greater Chennai Corporation will install solar panels on the rooftops of 130 buildings as part of phase-two expansion of the project to tap renewable energy to power the local body's offic

The Madras High Court today warned that high decibel cone speakers used in religious places, including mosques, would be seized by authorities if volume levels are not kept within the limit prescri

Cacophony is the norm on the city's roads where honking is a way of life. And if you go by the official figures, it would seem as if stringent action is being taken.

Chennai: 'Zero waste' Chennai could soon be a reality as the corporation, in a bid to reduce the quantity of waste taken to landfills, is all set to introduce a bin-less waste transfer process acro

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Ashish Nawalgaria Vs Ministry of Environment and Forests & Others dated 01/06/2016 regarding Environmental Clearance (EC) granted by the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority, Tamil Nadu dated 15.7.2014 and demolish the multi storeyed building constructed by the project proponents at building project at No.19, L.B.

The National Green Tribunal on Tuesday gave all states three weeks to prepare and present a report on pollution levels in their worst-affected cities.

US Official Lauds Centre, Delhi Govt Efforts

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone Bench, Chennai) in the matter of P. Bakthavatsalam Vs Corporation of Chennai & Others dated 06/05/2016. The applicant has approached this Tribunal seeking for a permanent injunction restraining the temple authorities from cutting the remaining branches of the 100 year old ‘Arasamaram’ tree located adjacent to a temple at Vadivelu Mudali Street, Perambur, Chennai on any pretext.

Among the many things that are being destroyed in natural calamities are heritage structures and mitigating climate change is an urgent need to protect these valuable edifices, according to speaker

The floods in Chennai last year caused an economic loss of $2.2 billion, out of India's total economic loss of $6.2 billion suffered due to disasters in 2015, says a study by reinsurance company Sw