Chennai racing towards zero groundwater level: Report

As per the Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) report released by the Niti Aayog, 21 major cities including Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Delhi were racing to reach zero groundwater levels, affecting access for 100 million people. Continue Reading

Venkaiah Naidu urges to reduce input costs in agriculture

Stating that loan waivers and subsidies provide only temporary relief to farmers, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu stressed on making Indian agriculture profitable by reducing input costs and providing uninterrupted power as well as credit at low interest rates to the farming community. Continue Reading

Farmers’ protest: Government keen on talks today

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is expected to hold talks today with farmers protesting in and around Delhi. Continue Reading

Gujarat, Tamilnadu lead in export preparedness

Gujarat topped among all the states and Union Territories in terms of export preparedness, followed by Maharashtra and Tamilnadu, according to the Export Preparedness Index (EPI) prepared by NITI Aayog. Continue Reading

Medical app gets government’s honour

eMedicoz app which has more than 2.5 lakh users has been listed in the  special mention category in the “AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge”  organised by the government of India. Continue Reading

‘Need to build resilient public health system to prevent diseases’

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is now officially a pandemic according to the World Health Organisation. Indian government has been quick to adopt a multipronged strategy, including issuance of clear guidelines to Ministries for coordinated action. Continue Reading

Will blockchain e-voting system help or disrupt election integrity?

The Election Commission (EC) made heads turn when it announced its collaboration with IIT-Madras ‘to work on a new technology which will allow electors to vote from far away cities without going to designated polling station of their respective constituencies’. Continue Reading

Startup eBikeGo aims to deploy 30,000 EVs in 2020

The Amritsar-based startup is an electric two-wheeler rental platform. It recently raised $3,00,000 as part of its recent funding round led by ‘Startup Buddy’. eBikeGo is directly connected with delivery services like Zomato, Delhivery, Big Basket and provides last mile delivery eco-system. Continue Reading

Year-ender 2019: Round-up of events in TN health sector

2019 has been a rollercoaster ride in Tamilnadu health sector. The year saw many ups and downs. Here are the list of events that took place.

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