Editorial: Cool & hot

Even as Delhi, which is shivering under an intense spell of cold wave for two weeks, experienced its coldest recorded December day on Monday, with the maximum temperature being at just 9.4 degrees Celsius, the Jawaharlal Nehru University, one of the premier higher educational institutions in the capital, on Monday said it will implement the new hostel manual from Wednesday, with its Vice-Chancellor appealing to the students to call off their strike. Continue Reading

3,900 people treated for dengue in Tamilnadu

Health Minister C Vijayabaskar today said 3,900 people are being treated for dengue in the State. Continue Reading

Dengue: Tamilnadu government shifts focus on private hospitals

With the number of dengue cases gradually increasing in Tamilnadu, the government has shifted its focus on private hospitals as many people are seeking treatment. Continue Reading

Unplanned growth behind flooding woes: Prakash Javadekar

Flooding woes in various parts of the country stem from unplanned urbanisation rather than climate change and are a ‘legacy issue’ that the government is correcting through its smart city programme, says Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. Continue Reading

TN, Kerala CMs agree to resolve river water-sharing issues

A high-level meeting between Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his Tamilnadu counterpart Edappadi K Palaniswami yesterday agreed to review the 60-year-old Parambikulam-Aliyar Project (PAP) after forming a secretary-level committee to discuss the matter. Continue Reading