CHENNAI WATER CRISIS
Chennai floods an eye opener for city planners: Experts
Some experts have opined that Chennai being a major destination of foreign investment, the current disastrous situation could also affect the national economy.
NDRF doubles strength; rescues 5,000 in Tamil Nadu
An official update provided by the force here said over 5,000 people have been rescued til...
Agrarian crisis: Borewell and free power ruin Tamil Nadu farmers
A severe drought this year has dragged down groundwater levels in Tamil Nadu...
Chefs and researchers incorporate insects, protein powerhouses into mainstream diet
The UN has been making a case for using insects as food for a very long time, with the Food and Agriculture Organisation working on the topic since 2003.
Agrarian crisis: Serious drought looms large over South India
Reeling off the numbers, the farmer said the cost of cultivating corn on two acres alone would run up to Rs 15,000.
#ChennaiFlood: Support pours in on social media
The heaviest downpour in a century has led to a never seen before outpouring of support on social media platforms for those battling the Chennai floods.
Severe flooding in Chennai could have been avoided: Centre
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to kick start the BJP campaign in the state with his visit to Coimbatore on Tuesday.
CWMB to have representatives from Karnataka, Tamil Nadu: Central Water Commission
The Supreme Court directed the Centre to constitute within four weeks the Cauvery Water Management Board as directed by the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal.
Cauvery crisis: Cong extends support to bandh
Newly appointed TNCC President Su Thirunavukkarasar announced the party's support to the bandh.
Chennai floods: Users ask telecom companies to compensate, apologise for stalled services
In the online petition, telcos were asked to compensate users as their networks went down and couldn’t turn up even after almost five days after rains had halted.
Flood-hit Chennai locals rush to retailers as prices jump at local shops
Retail chains in Chennai were making products available without adding mark-ups and in some cases selling below MRP to reduce the burden on flood-hit residents.
Chennai floods: CM Jayalalithaa's photo on relief material fuels anger
TN govt has launched schemes with `Amma' branding since 2011 but sensing public anger, officials are going ahead with bags sans her pics.
Chennai rain: NDRF sends 20 more teams; rescues 10,000
Director General of the force, O P Singh, will also travel to the state to review the operations and effectively monitor these activities.
Some relief for flooded Chennai as rain takes a break
The Chennai Metro line continued to witness enhanced patronage in the wake of suspension of bus and rail transport.
Chennai rains: Over 28,000 rescued; tonnes of relief supplies sent
27 truck loads of ready-to-eat meals, four lakh bottles of drinking water and other essential food items have also been sent to the state.
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