Rs 9,000 crore can be saved a year in coal sector: Study

Discoms in India could save up to Rs 9,000 crore (USD 1.23 billion) each year by prioritising coal power despatch based on efficiency rather than the prevailing system which prioritises based on variable costs, according to a study by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW). Continue Reading

Chennai doctors perform rare procedure amid Covid

Doctors under the supervision of medical director and chief cardiologist Dr Su Thillai Vallal, Venkataeswara Hospitals, Nandanam, successfully treated a 45-year-old man with a novel cardiac surgery. Continue Reading

ISRO says first uncrewed mission Gaganyaan not possible in December

ISRO has said the launch of the first uncrewed mission planned in December, as part of the human spaceflight programme ‘Gaganyaan’, will be delayed due to the Covid-19-induced disruption in delivery of hardware elements for the ambitious venture. Continue Reading

High-tech extortion racket that targeted porn viewers busted in Chennai

Three persons including the Indian mastermind of Tamilnadu and Cambodia-based ‘hi-tech extortion gang’ have been arrested by the police following complaints by several social media users. Continue Reading

What happened during EPS-OPS’ meeting with Modi

AIADMK top leaders and former Tamilnadu Chief Ministers O Panneerselvam and Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Parliament House in New Delhi. Continue Reading