Editorial: Delta delight

Amid apprehensions raised by the Opposition, the Tamilnadu Assembly on Thursday successfully adopted a Bill that prohibits projects involving exploration, drilling and extraction of oil and natural gas, including coal-bed methane, and other similar hydrocarbon and ship- breaking industry in the Cauvery delta region of the State. Continue Reading

TN top investment destination: CM

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today said industrial corridors will play an important role in the development of the state in the coming days. Continue Reading

KSRTC bus crash survivors recollect moments before mishap

It was a ‘black Thursday’ for 48 passengers, majority of them Keralites, who travelled in a state-run bus that collided with a container lorry in Tirupur district of neighbouring Tamilnadu in the wee hours. Continue Reading

TN Rail infra chugs with Rs 2,812 crore

Southern Railway has announced that the budget allocation for infrastructure projects and safety works in Tamilnadu for the financial year 2020-21 is Rs 2,812 crore. According to a press release, the budget is 220 per cent more than the average annual budget outlay of 2009-14 (Rs 879 crore). Continue Reading

Governor gesture to Amar Seva Sangam

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a neuro-developmental disorder that can impair a child’s ability to communicate and interact with others and hence results in inappropriate executive skills. Though currently there is no cure for ASD, early intervention and education can help a child progress more fully, said Governor Banwarilal Purohit. Continue Reading

Baby undergoes liver transplant

A one-year-old child, Adrika Das from Kolkata, who had Prothrombotic Disorder (Protein C Disorder) after birth suffered from necrosis. She had undergone treatment at Rela Institute and Medical Centre, Chennai for a liver transplant. Continue Reading

Bharath bandh fails in TN, normalcy unaffected across State

Normal life remained unaffected in Tamilnadu in view of the nation-wide strike (Bharat Bandh) called by various trade unions today to protest the ‘anti-labour policies of the Central government’, even as functioning in public sector banks were crippled.

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New device installed at Kudankulam plant

The case of the core melt localization device was recently installed in the design position under the reactor pit of Unit 3 of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Rosatom manufactures valves for Kudankulam plant

Petrozavodsk branch of AEM-technology, a part of machine-building division of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation Atomenergomash, recently announced that it has completed manufacturing of valves for Units three and four of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading