Tamil Nadu

New app cuts waiting time for passport verification

New app cuts waiting time for passport verification

T.N, Puducherry police get certificate of recognition for using the application The Ministry of External Affairs will be awarding the Tamil Nadu and the Puducherry police with a “Certificate of recognition” to “acknowledge its outstanding work” in the implementation of the “mPassport police app”, a digital, tablet computer-based application for …

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Governor interfering in administration: Stalin

Governor interfering in administration: Stalin

The DMK leader leads protest march against the arrest of DMK cadres, who showed black flags to Mr. Purohit. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam working president and Leader of the Opposition in the Tamil Nadu Assembly, M.K. Stalin on Saturday demanded the resignation of Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, accusing him of interfering with …

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TN’s solar power production set to reach 3,000 MW

TN's solar power production set to reach 3,000 MW

Growth likely due to the reduction in tariff: Governor The State is poised to achieve the renewable target of 3,000 megawatt (MW) through solar power in the current financial year, with several projects lined up to the extent of 2,000 MW, said Governor Banwarilal Purohit here on Thursday. The Governor, …

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‘900 tonnes of sulphuric acid removed from Sterlite plant’

‘900 tonnes of sulphuric acid removed from Sterlite plant’

Material being transported to various industries, says Collector Nearly 900 tonnes of sulphuric acid have been removed until Thursday evening from the Sterlite Copper plant after a leak was detected at one of its storage units. Collector Sandeep Nanduri said that 40 tankers carrying the acid had left the plant …

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Thoothukudi in for a catastrophe, says Vedanta

Thoothukudi in for a catastrophe, says Vedanta

Inaction could lead to serious environmental consequences, the company warns; Thoothukudi Collector sticks to earlier view that the leak was minor. Vedanta, the holding company of Sterlite Copper, has claimed that at least eight tanks of sulphuric acid left unattended in its sealed copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi could lead …

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Convene meet on Cauvery, Edappadi urges Modi

Convene meet on Cauvery, Edappadi urges Modi

Seeks immediate and positive response from PM Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convene a meeting of the Cauvery Management Authority (CMA) immediately so that Tamil Nadu could get its due share of water on monthly/10-day basis. He also sought an immediate, positive …

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Green corridor survey teammeets with stiff resistance

Green corridor survey teammeets with stiff resistance

Many villagers hoist black flags as a mark of protest against project Revenue Department officials undertook a survey of the lands and other properties that would be acquired for the proposed Salem-Chennai eight-lane ‘green corridor’ for the second day on Tuesday in a few villages situated on the Salem-Harur Road …

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Vimala selected to hear MLAs’ disqualification case

Vimala selected to hear MLAs’ disqualification case

There is no confirmation about her consent to take it up Justice Huluvadi G. Ramesh, the senior-most judge of the Madras High Court, on Monday asked Justice S. Vimala to be the third judge to hear the 18 MLAs’ disqualification case since the first Division Bench of Chief Justice Indira …

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Even 1,000 Stalins cannot topple AIADMK regime: CM

Even 1,000 Stalins cannot topple AIADMK regime: CM

‘The entire credit for the positive developments in the Cauvery row belongs to us’ Taking pride in his government completing 16 months in power, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Monday taunted the DMK, saying the AIADMK dispensation was strong, and “cannot be destabilised even if 1,000 [DMK leader] Stalins …

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Sulphuric acid leak detected at Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi

Sulphuric acid leak detected at Sterlite plant in Thoothukudi

A sulphuric acid leak, described by officials as “minor,” was detected in one of the storage units of the sealed Sterlite copper plant, a Vedanta group company, in Thoothukudi on Sunday evening. A special team formed after the plant’s security staff spotted the leak the previous evening confirmed the leak. …

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