India's first fully solar-powered village - Irumbai in Tamil Nadu
The Tamil Nadu Energy Development Corporation (TEDA) plans to complete the work within two to three months. The agency is awaiting the completion of local body polls to move ahead with the project.
Government projects come to rescue of construction equipment industry
The industry reported marginally improved sales over preceding months in September, October and November although none of these months recorded growth year-on-year.
Rajinikanth not to support anyone in local polls
Actor Rajinikanth said he would not support any political party in the local body polls scheduled for later this month in Tamil Nadu. He is expected to launch his party next year, ahead of the assembly polls in the state, in what will be the first full-fledged assembly poll in the state in the absence of Dravidian leaders J Jayalalithaa and M Karunanidhi.
Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka to declare 'no new coal' policy; future demands to be met by renewable & flexible based energy
Karnataka, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu are states with the highest renewable energy potential in the country. Their installed renewable energy capacities are either higher than coal power or are on a path to overtake it.
Monsoon fury leaves 25 dead in Tamil Nadu, 1000 people in relief camps
An official release said eight persons died in various rain-related incidents between November 29 and December 1. Further, 17 people were killed in a wall collapse in Coimbatore on Monday, taking the total to 25. As many as 58 head of cattle perished while over 1,700 thatched and tiled roof houses suffered damage.
Tamil Nadu: 7000 graduates apply for 549 sanitary workers posts
Arun Kumar, BE in Mechatronics who applied for the post said, "I completed my engineering but I could not get a job in my field. I want a job now. So, I am here"
After Sonia Gandhi, DMK's Kanimozhi raises the issue of delayed and reduced maternity benefits
In states like Tamil Nadu and Odisha, maternity benefits are relatively superior, both in terms of what they offer, and the number of beneficiaries. Tamil Nadu has had a maternity entitlement programme in place since 1987, and as of now, pregnant mothers in the State get Rs 14,000 in cash and a nutritional kit of Rs 4,000 for the first two pregnancies.
No adverse impact of American chickenlegs on domestic industry, FSSAI has no info on impact on human health: Piyush Goyal
“No report of adverse effect on the domestic poultry sector including Namakal district in Tamil Nadu, due to import of chicken legs from the United States to India, has been received in the ministry,” commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
Tea output in South hit by poor prices
Tea companies reckon that unless the prices pick up, the industry will be in dire straits.
7000 graduates apply for 549 sanitary workers posts in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore
As many as seven thousand graduates including engineers have applied for 549 sanitary workers posts in Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation...
EV firm Ather to set up vehicle, lithium-ion battery factory in Tamil Nadu
The investment to be committed by Ather would be Rs around Rs 635 crore and estimated to create 4300 jobs. A mail has been sent to Ather with queries about the period over which the investments would be committed.
Odisha Slurry lenders pick ArcelorMittal bid
Odisha Slurry owes financial creditors Rs 3,300 crore, of which Rs 2,350 crore is the principal amount.
Ashok Leyland bags order from Tamil Nadu State Transport Undertakings for 1,750 buses
This order comes closely on the back of orders received from various state transport undertakings recently, the company said in a regulatory filing. Ashok Leyland's order book for state transport undertakings has enhanced significantly.
Tata Motors bags orders for over 2,300 buses from various STUs
The orders are from STUs of Rajasthan, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, Tata Motors said in a statement.
Kamal Haasan proposes tie-up with Rajinikanth for Tamil Nadu
Actor turned politician Kamal Haasan makes tie-up offer to superstar Rajinikanth. 'If Rajinikanth and I have to come together for the better...
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