Flying High...

Tamil Nadu is the only state to host four international airports. Chennai International Airport is supported by one each at Tiruchi, Coimbatore and Madurai. In 2014-15, Chennai finished as the fourth busiest airport in India in terms of passenger traffic after it handled 14.29 million passengers. 350 more words

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Power position brightens

The Central Electricity Authority reports that the energy deficit of Tamil Nadu will come down from 26.5 per cent in 2013-14 to 4.4 per cent in 2015-16. 1,065 more words

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Safe bet on solar

The state has the second largest power generation capacity in India with an installed capacity of 20,714 MW. A unique feature of the state’s power story is the high share of green power in total capacity. 308 more words

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Books in Chennai, Part III: Higginbotham's

This third post on Books in Chennai is a bit delayed, but the visit wound up the week that included visits to two other literary destinations, chronicled in Books in… 947 more words


Tranquebar, Tamil Nadu: The Land of Singing Waves

Situated on the Coromandel Coast, Tamil Nadu, Tharangambadi is a town north of Karaikal and is popularly known as Tranquebar, the only Danish Settlement in India… 1,215 more words

Offbeat Destinations


What began with a rather sleepy uncle using my shoulder as a pillow on the plane, led to one of the most beautiful and yet undiscovered places I have ever seen. 533 more words


It’s about life and death

HEALTH CARE is serious business. It has always been so: since it involved saving lives!
The practice has undergone a cataclysmic change. Fifty years ago, when I started my profession all that I needed were a stethoscope and a BP monitor. 347 more words

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