The civic body had recently imposed a ban on use of plastic carry bags
COIMBATORE: Corporation officials on Thursday conducted a drive against use of plastics and seized more than 250 kg of carry bags from a shop in Gandhipuram area on Thursday.

The civic body had recently imposed a ban on manufacture, possession and use of plastic carry bags.

COIMBATORE: Most parts of the Coimbatore saw an additional half-an-hour load shedding on Monday and Tuesday as wind energy generation dropped.

An official of the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation said that apart from the three hours load shedding, half-an-hour additional load shedding was implemented as wind energy generation was almost nil on in the morning hours during the la

Three days time given to traders against using them
COIMBATORE: Beginning May 12, the Corporation will ban plastics in the city.

COIMBATORE: Stakeholders of the wind energy sector will meet here on Wednesday to discuss the main issue faced by the sector: payment of dues by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) for wind energy supplied to the grid and the need for total evacuation of the wind energy generated.

The Indian Wind Power Association chairman K.

COIMBATORE: The Coimbatore Corporation has decided to initiate action against those who use and also manufacture plastics.

A release from the Corporation said that as per government order the civic body was banning the use of plastics for storing, carrying and packing food products.

It also banned the manufacture, sale and distribution of plastic bags or products that were less than 41 micro

COIMBATORE: On a 450-acre campus where nearly 8,000 people live, at least one tonne of food getting wasted is not unusual. But what Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham does with that waste is certainly unusual.

Urban revolution: 20 new trendsetters to redifine India by 2030India is on the threshold of an urban revolution, the scale and speed of which is unprecedented. It took nearly 40 years for the urban population to rise by 230 million but it will take only half this time to add the next 250 million. Cities will be central to India's economic growth.

The linking of eight rivers through tunnels and storing the water in seven reservoirs at various stages under PAP constitute an engineering marvel of the Kongu region

A full Pilloor dam with the intake well, which supplies drinking water to Coimbatore, in the foreground.

Frank Lloyd Wright, the American architect, once said that to look at the cross-section of any plan of a big city is to look at something like the section of fibrous tumour. It is probably an apt description of how India

Unless effective tobacco control is in place, most tobacco-related deaths in the coming decades are likely to be seen in low and middle-income countries. Tobacco surveillance among medical students offers an opportunity to assess the preparedness for tobacco control among future healthcare professionals in India.