Net Present Value was not realised from user agencies in seven cases

Tamil Nadu has its share of adverse comment in the findings of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) relating to diversion of vast tracts of forest lands for development and industrial projects, mismanagement in realisation of Net Present Value (NPV) from user agencies and in managing compensatory and penal funds for afforestation.

Naturalists make a strong case for comprehensive study to save them from extinction

Equipped with unique evolutionary advantages, ground nesting birds used to survive against all odds. But now these bird species are under grave threat that has come in the form of shrinking of their habitation and predatory animals.


The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board has granted permission to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP) to run its first reactor at 50 per cent (500 MW) capacity and synchronisation of its genera

Officials from the Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT) and the Department of Geology and Mining have completed the physical survey of 17 major mineral quarries and five granite quarries,

With the 1,000 MWe (mega watt electrical) first unit of the Kudankulam nuclear project scheduled to be commissioned next month, a slugfest has erupted among the power-starved southern states to ens

When the petition came up before a Division Bench comprising Justices R Banumathi and T S Sivagnanam today, the Judges posted it for hearing by the first bench which was seized of matters relating

Demands initiation of an independent safety review

The Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (CNDP) has demanded an immediate halt to the commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power project (KKNPP) and initiation of an independent safety review.

An environmental group has filed a fresh petition in the Madras high court seeking review on clearance for first Approach to Criticality

While Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) achieved its first milestone by achieving criticality on Saturday, protesters have again vowed to fight against it until death.