Only 43 of the 89 government hospitals in southern Tamil Nadu use funds allocated for the government medical insurance scheme, while 25% funds allocated for development of these hospitals lie under

The U Sagayam committee probing a multi-crore granite mining scam in Madurai district of Tamil Nadu on Monday submitted its report to the Madras high court.

The National Green Tribunal today rapped the Ministry of Environment and Forests for suggesting that ozone depletion is an international issue and asked its officials to visit Meenakshi Temple in M

The Madras High Court Bench here on Wednesday directed the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to plant about 20,000 saplings along the four-lane highways in the southern districts within t

Exotic organisms introduced into non-native ecosystems may invade and affect the native biodiversity, which might lead to serious ecological, economic and sociological threats. Among the various pathways of introduction of non-native species, on-line pet trading is the most recently emerging method which facilitates rapid introduction of exotic species. Though on-line trading has become an influential factor for the growth of world economy in the current scenario, its role in the introduction of exotic species and their subsequent consequences in countries like India is least studied.

Nine town panchayats in the district are set to be turned into plastic-free zones from the morning of Independence Day, as part of a project that the district administration has been working on sin

MADURAI: Situated next to the sprawling Madakulam village tank is Kovalimalai - a 1,500 feet tall hillock - with a temple of Goddess Kabaleeswari at the top.

MADURAI: The Madurai bench of the Madras high court on Wednesday appointed TSR Venkataramana as an advocate commissioner to inspect the alleged illegal sand quarrying activities in the Cauvery rive

Coming down heavily on the Kerala government for taking up a feasibility study for the construction of a new dam at Mullaperiyar, the opposition parties in Tamil Nadu on Monday urged the central go

Mines and geology department officials from other states should be involved in inspection of 77 lease areas of major minerals in five southern districts, a PIL has said.

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