Alleging that the attitude of the two technical members, C.D. Thatte and D.K. Mehta, during the inspection of the Mullaperiyar dam last week was unfair and prejudicial to the State's interests, Kerala on Monday filed an application stating that their report could not considered as the views of the empowered committee.
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With cyclone ‘Thane' set to intensify, triggering heavy rain and gusty winds along the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu, the State police and Coast Guard have stepped up surveillance by deploying additional manpower, ships and aircraft.
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A State-level conference was conducted at Kanyakumari near here on Thursday to demand the immediate closure of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KKNPP), which, the participants said, threatened the right to life and livelihood of the people of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
Fishing hamlets along Chennai's coastline bore the brunt of gale and intermittent rain on Thursday caused by ‘Thane', the very severe cyclonic storm formed over southwest Bay of Bengal.
‘Thane' is on everyone's lips in the city for the past few days. The very severe cyclonic storm, which is likely to bring heavy rainfall over Chennai, was christened as per the naming convention of the Indian Meteorological Department. ‘Thane' was suggested by Myanmar.
A man allegedly conned a woman into parting with her jewellery weighing 1.5 sovereigns at the Uthiramerur bus stand on Thursday.
The very severe cyclonic storm 'Thane'' over southwest Bay of Bengal moved further westward and crossed north Tamil Nadu coast between Cuddalore and Puducherry between 0630 and 0730 hrs on Friday, the Indian Meteorological Department said.
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Local people, various associations observe a dawn-to dusk fast; farmer commits suicide on the dam issue
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