Monthly Archives: June 2018

Delhi Airport sets up complaint cell to control aircraft noise

The Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has set up a noise complaint cell for hospitals and residences around the airport to control aircraft noise. According to DIAL, the residents and hospitals can use the cell to register complaints. DIAL issued a public notice that read, “Delhi International Airport Limited has established a noise complaint cell.

Expressway project: HC puts govt. in a fix

The Madras High Court on Friday put the State government in a fix by tagging two public interest litigation petitions filed against acquisition of wetlands for the proposed ₹10,000 crore Salem-Chennai expressway with a couple of writ appeals filed by the government in 2014 refusing to part with lands, classified as water bodies, for improving

Madras HC puts TN govt. in a fix over land acquisition for Chennai-Salem highway

Putting the Tamil Nadu government in a fix, the Madras High Court on Friday tagged a public interest litigation petition filed against acquisition of agricultural land for the proposed Chennai-Salem eight-lane national highway with another random writ appeal filed by the State government objecting to acquisition of water bodies for another national highway in Pudukottai

To skip wait for free power, ryots opt for solar pumpsets

In 2006, P. Anandan, an agriculturist of Valathur village near Kancheepuram town, applied for an electricity connection under the conventional free power supply scheme. Ten years later, when local officials briefed him about the solar-powered pumpset scheme with 80% subsidy, the farmer had no hesitation in applying, as he had grown tired of the almost