TN CM to lay foundation for desalination plant Thursday

Once completed, the project will supply 150 MLD water to around nine lakh residents residing in areas such as Velacheri, Palavakkam, Perungudi, Thiruvanmiyur, Karapakkam, Adyar, Besant Nagar and Sholinganallur. Pipelines will be laid over 40 km. Continue Reading

TN Minister S P Velumani prays for rain at Church, Dargah

Tamilnadu, especially Chennai, has been reeling under severe water crisis. AIADMK leaders have been conducting poojas and havans, praying for rain, at various temples across the State. Continue Reading

AIADMK performs havan seeking rain, DMK stages protest

As Tamilnadu reels under worst water crisis, the ruling AIADMK Saturday performed ‘yagna’ in temples across the State, while the Opposition DMK staged empty pot demonstrations, urging the government to take steps to address the issue. Continue Reading

Water to be ferried to Chennai by train from Jolarpet, says TN CM

Water-starved Chennai is all set to get some relief as Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami Friday said 10 million litres would be transported from Jolarpet in Vellore district by train to augment supply. Continue Reading

Don’t politicise water crisis, govt tackling nature’s fury: TN minister

Days after Tamilnadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami the issue of water crisis was not as big as was being made out by the opposition parties and the media, fisheries Minister D Jayakumar yesterday slammed those politicising the issue. Continue Reading