Dec 22, 2020 07:30 PM IST
Although the Rs 10,000 crore project is expected to cut down travel time from Chennai to the industrial hubs in and around Salem by nearly two and half hours, people have opposed it because it would involve clearing 1,900 hectares of land including 50 hectares of forest.
- Dec 16, 2020 05:17 PM IST
Students at Anna University were also tested after two persons complained of fever.
- Nov 12, 2020 08:08 PM IST
Colleges and universities in Tamil Nadu will be reopening from December 2 for research scholars and final year postgraduate students of science and technology streams.
- Jul 24, 2020 06:18 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Education Minister KA Sengottiyan announced on July 23 that the lessons will be imparted through 14 TV channels.
- Jun 24, 2020 07:06 PM IST
Upholding how centuries of wisdom has shaped Siddha, Tamil Nadu Development Minister K Pandiarajan has argued that adopting the “unscientific” treatment method would not put the lives of patients at risk.
- Jun 08, 2020 01:31 PM IST
Starting June 8, public transport services will resume partially in Tamil Nadu, except in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, and Chengalpet due to the high number of coronavirus cases reported from these districts.
- Jan 23, 2019 02:58 PM IST
In her address at the Tamil Nadu government's second Global Investors' Meet (GIM), the Defence Minister said the government has ensured that systemic reforms were taken up with 'courage.'
- Jan 08, 2019 12:16 PM IST
A bench, headed by Justice R F Nariman, sought response from Vedanta on the state government's appeal against the National Green Tribunal's (NGT's) order to reopen the plant.
- Aug 31, 2018 09:12 PM IST
In his inaugural address at the three-day Surface and Coating Expo, organised here by trade body CII, Sampath said Tamil Nadu, with a GDP of 8.03 per cent in 2017-18, was one of the top three industrialised states in the country.
- Jul 25, 2018 01:26 PM IST
According to the Vision Tamil Nadu 2023 document released by former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in 2014, preserving the ecology was one of the themes of the document which aims at increasing forest cover, protection of wetlands and other waterbodies in the state.
- Jun 28, 2018 03:01 PM IST
Ecotourism sites identified and developed will have their uniqueness and value in terms of aesthetic, natural, cultural and landscape characteristics which will be recognised and developed into a ecotourism product with which the site could be recognised in future.
- Jun 05, 2018 01:50 PM IST
Late chief minister J Jayalalithaa had earlier constituted an expert panel on the issue that had suggested banning plastic products, including bags, plates and cups, and recommended that traditional items such as plantain leaves and plates made of palm leaves be used, Palaniswami said.
- Mar 22, 2018 02:30 PM IST
Earlier, when the case had come up before Justice Anita Sumanth, senior counsel P S Raman, appearing for Nissan, had hinted at the possibility of an amicable solution with the government.
- Jan 30, 2018 08:40 AM IST
After laying the foundation stone of Stage-I of Udangudi Super Critical Thermal Power Project, he said as the demand for electricity is expected to increase in the future, "constructive steps" are being taken by the government to increase generation.
- Dec 05, 2017 01:10 PM IST
Opposing the arbitration under the Indo-Japanese Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), the state government said it was not the remedy.
- Aug 07, 2017 03:05 PM IST
"A new integrated textile policy will be formulated," the Chief Minister said in his address at National Hand Tex 2017 to mark the Third National Handloom Day. Palaniswami, however, did not elaborate.
- Jul 03, 2017 02:17 PM IST
"If anybody charges rates beyond GST, stern action will be taken against them," Finance Minister D Jayakumar told reporters here.
- Jun 09, 2017 03:33 PM IST
"We have given a proposal by which we can make a joint venture between Tamil Nadu government and our Ministry," the Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways said. Addressing reporters after inaugurating a slew of initiatives at the Kamarajar Port Limited (KPL) at Ennore near here, Gadkari said "our stake holder port will invest more than Rs 200 crore as equity," in this JV.
- Jun 04, 2017 03:21 PM IST
Keeping agricultural improvement in mind, the government is granting free fodder to milch animals and fertiliser at subsidised prices, he said at a function at nearby Gobichettipalayam yesterday to distribute welfare measures worth Rs 28 lakh to the public.
- May 12, 2017 09:44 AM IST
"Tamil Nadu continues to be a favourite destination for investors and committed investments are taking roots within the investment period as per the MoUs," an official release said in response to media reports on investments by auto-majors KIA Motor and Ford outside the state.
- May 12, 2017 09:30 AM IST
Responding to media reports that major investors like Ford had invested outside Tamil Nadu, the state government today said the reason cited by Ford to establish their factory in Gujarat was to provide "better logistics solution" and "service delivery mechanism."
- May 10, 2017 01:23 PM IST
Chief Minister K Palaniswami flagged off the mobile quality control units, valued at Rs 2.35 crore, at an event held here, an official release here said.
- Mar 06, 2017 07:09 PM IST
The Tamil Nadu government on Monday made public the medical report of the late chief minister J Jayalalithaa to â€œput to rest speculation surrounding her hospitalisation, treatment and deathâ€.
- Feb 28, 2017 07:32 PM IST
Tamil Nadu Government has undertaken an exercise to validate the bank accounts of farmers for depositing the relief assistance announced by Chief Minister K Palaniswami, a senior Revenue Department official said today.
- Feb 22, 2017 01:54 PM IST
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced constituting a five-member panel headed by Additional Chief Secretary, Finance, K Shanmugam for this purpose.