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

In six months, Chennai Metro Rail may have its first solar power generation facilities with a production capacity of 1MW.

BENGALURU: If the rising mercury is worrying you, here's some refreshing news.

The Madras High Court today directed the police to carry out inspection of 44 religious places in the city, where cone type speakers making noise beyond permissible limit were allegedly being used

To cater to the power needs of the petrol bunk, a solar energy producing facility was inaugurated at a dealer outlet of the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) in Rasipuram here recently.

Chennai: Rising air pollution levels in the city have increased the appeal of air purifiers among anxious residents, with manufacturers witnessing a significant rise in sales.

CHENNAI: With new projects including smart cities coming into focus, the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras is preparing a blueprint to set up a Centre of Excellence in Construction Engineering

Once bountiful, Bengaluru's lakes have shrunk drastically. Statistics back this. Over the years, the city has lost 79% of its water bodies.

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