Shipping Channel

  • Tell centre to scrap Sethu Samudram, TN urges SC 30-04-2013 04:49 AM

    New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government has urged the Supreme Court to direct the central government not to proceed with the implementation of the Sethu Samudram Shipping Channel Project in the Palk Strait. The channel will facilitate navigation between India's east and west coasts. In his affidavit before the apex...
  • 'Sethusamundram project will not be ecologically viable' 07-04-2013 05:56 PM

    Kolkata: With the Centre ignoring the Pachauri Committee report advising against implementation of the controversial Sethusamundram project, eminent scientist RK Pachauri has said that he stands by the report and warned of serious ecological ramifications. "We stand by what we said in our report that the project will not be...