Over 1,400 students, faculty take part in SRM Run 5.0

The country’s 73rd Independence Day was celebrated with a difference at the SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur campus, near Chennai, Thursday, with a mini marathon on the theme of water conservation. Continue Reading

Sengottaiyan warns TN schools for issuing circular against wristbands

Following School Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan’s statement that he was not notified about a circular asking students not to wear wrist bands that identify their caste, BJP leader H Raja today asked the Minister to initiate departmental action against the official who issued the circular. Continue Reading

Srinivasa Perumal temple in Semmenchery was built by Pallavas

Semmenchery Srinivasa Perumal Temple, located on Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) is a temple of historical signifance as it is said to have been built more than 1,000 years ago, during the Pallava period. Continue Reading

TN honours K Sivan with Kalam Award on I-Day

In recognition of his stellar work in promotion of science and technology, Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K Sivan was on Thursday awarded the Dr A P J Abdul Kalam Award by the Tamilnadu government. Continue Reading

TN CM gives Kalpana Chawla Award to Fisheries official Ramyalakshmi

P Ramyalakshmi, Assistant Director of Fisheries, was given the Kalpana Chawla Award for Courage. It carries a medal, a cheque for Rs 5 lakh and citation. Her action against the use of banned purse seine nets helped protect marine resources and ensured sustainable livelihood of traditional fishermen in Cuddalore district. Continue Reading

IIT-M develops robot handling objects like human hand

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have developed a robot with grasping and locomotion abilities like a human hand that can be used for industrial purposes and in search and rescue operations, the premier institute said on Wednesday. Continue Reading