After raids and seizures, TNPCB gets new chief

The Tamilnadu government has announced that Environment and Forest Secretary Supriya Sahu will hold the additional charge as chairperson of the Tamilnadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB). Continue Reading

TNPCB Chairman under DVAC lens

The Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) police has registered a case against Tamilnadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) Chairman and retired Indian Forest Service officer A V Venkatachalam on charges of criminal misconduct and misappropriation. Continue Reading

4 killed, 10 hurt in reactor vessel blast

Four people were killed and more than ten others sustained injuries in a reactor vessel blast at a pesticide manufacturing unit at Kudukadu in SIPCOT Industrial estate in Cuddalore district today. Continue Reading

Sterlite row: SC denies relief to Vedanta

The Supreme Court today declined Vedanta’s plea for immediate reopening of its copper plant at Thoothukudi. Continue Reading

Air quality deteriorates in Chennai during Bhogi

Residents of Chennai woke up today with smoggy skies as people across the city celebrated Bhogi by lightning a bonfire marking the beginning of the four-day Pongal festival. Continue Reading

High security for Ganesha idol immersion in Chennai

Commissioner of police, A K Viswanathan has formed a special team of police to man the crowd and maintain law and order on these three days. Continue Reading

Despite ban, single-use plastics enter Kodambakkam shops

Several kilograms of plastics were seized at TASMAC outlets in Kodambakkam, Ambattur and Anna Nagar. Many retail stores in the city have stopped giving plastic bags for customers, but small shops markets continue to use them. Continue Reading