Train carrying water from Jolarpettai reaches Chennai

Chennaiites have a reason to rejoice as the train from Jolarpettai, Vellore, carrying 2.5 million litres of water reached the filling station at the Integral Coach Factory Yard in Villivakkam yesterday afternoon. The water will reportedly be pumped to Kilpauk water works to be treated from where it will later be distributed to the rest of the city. Continue Reading

Assembly: Sparks fly over NEET; DMK demands resolution against Centre

The main opposition DMK today brought an attention calling motion in the Assembly asking the State government to pass a resolution against the Centre over the NEET issue. Continue Reading

Rs 3 crore worth drinking water supply projects inaugurated in Chennai

Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani recently inaugurated Rs 3 crore worth drinking water supply projects for Madambakkam and Chitlapakkam Town Panchayats, along with treatment plants to draw from stone quarries, for Pammal and Anakaputhur Municipalities. Continue Reading

Minister lays foundation for botanical garden, boat house at Valparai

Tamilnadu Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani yesterday laid foundation stones for a botanical garden and a boat house to be built in Valparai. Continue Reading

TN Ministers call on Sitharaman; seek release of central funds

Tamilnadu Ministers Wednesday sought Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s intervention to get the Centre to release Rs 3,776.20 crore pending grants under the 14th Central Finance Commission ‘to carry out day to day affairs and provide basic amenities to citizens.’ Continue Reading

Kovai airport expansion: Govt releases Rs 75 cr compensation

The Tamilnadu government has sanctioned Rs 75 crore as compensation to those whose lands were acquired for expansion of the city airport, in the first phase, Municipal Administration Minister S P Velumani said Sunday. Continue Reading