Parts of coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will begin to get widespread rainfall from Thursday as Cyclone Gaja comes closer to the Tamil Nadu coast.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Navroz Mody Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/11/2018 regarding remediation of mercury contamination on account of manufacture of thermometers by M/s Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (HUL) at Kodaikanal, Tamil Nadu. The applicant, a local resident, moved this Tribunal on 25.01.2017 objecting to the remediation work undertaken by HUL. It was also prayed that remediation procedures should be as per applicable guidelines in standards. The matter was considered with regard to the standard to be applied.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tribunal on its own motion Vs. The Principal Secretary, Environment & Forests, Govt. of Tamil Nadu & Others dated 31/10/2018 regarding de-silting on Adyar and Cooum Rivers and Buckingham Canal, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Coimbatore: The state had witnessed a rise in temperature by 0.02C every year between 1951 and 2010 and it has affected the mercury levels in the day and at night, said a weather expert here on Tue

Tamil Nadu is the hub for manufacturing firecrackers.

Coimbatore: India still has a long way to go to realize its renewable energy goals, said Joerg Gaebler, principal advisor of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), an agency

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of V. P. Krishnamoorthy Vs. The Union of India & Others dated 24/10/2018. The matter deals with incidents of leakage of petroleum oil manufactured and supplied by various oil companies from the pipelines laid and used by such companies contaminating drinking water in North Chennai, more particularly, in Thondiarpet impacting the wells on PH road and BP Koil street. The case was taken up on the basis of a newspaper report dated 16.07.2013 and other reports preceding it.

CHENNAI: For The Bengal Association in T Nagar, the run-up to this year's Durga Puja has been exceptionally busy. And pricier.

Madurai: A public interest litigation has been filed before the Madurai bench of the Madras high court seeking a direction to the authorities to ban the use of loudspeakers in vans, autos, load veh

Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday sought a Central grant of `5,776 crore to implement various developmental projects.

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