CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Newsprint and Papers has earned a net profit of Rs. 40.27 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2008 against Rs. 33.24 crore in the same period in the previous year. The turnover was higher at Rs. 288.82 crore against Rs. 239.16 crore. Production during the quarter was 66,845 tonnes against 63,499 tonnes, according to a release. — Corporate Reporter