A view of the Sri Thillai Natarajar Temple at Chidambaram in Cuddalore district. Photo: M. Samraj
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A view of the Sri Thillai Natarajar Temple at Chidambaram in Cuddalore district. Photo: M. Samraj

No sight-seeing, only hunt for cash

Popular tourist sites see a significant drop in footfalls; stand-alone hotels and restaurants particularly affected »
Krishna water and the Veeranam tank may help tide over any water crisis in the city. Supply to parts like Greames Road remains the same so far. —Photo: K.V. Srinivasan

Krishna water supply resumes

With northeast monsoon playing truant, comes as a huge relief to water managers »
The Centre has made marking the right index finger with indelible ink mandatory for cash exchange.

Indelible ink not in stock; banks stop cash exchange

Scores of people who turned up at some banks to exchange Rs. 500 and Rs. 1,000 currency notes on Thursday returned disappointed as officials refused to entertain them citing non-availability of indeli... »
A mobile collection vehicle in Nanganallur on Thursday.—Photo: G. Krishnaswamy

Tax payers welcome mobile vans

The units accepting recalled notes has comeas a relief for residents »

Trust in the time of crisis

Traders and vendors, who are used to cash transactions daily, have sought refuge in credit and trust, hoping the tide would turn again. »
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Madras Beats 2016

The Hindu Group is proud to present ‘Madras Beats 2016’, a tribute to our city that remains eternally young. Happy Madras Day! »

Madras was, and has been, a crucible of cultures, traditions and beliefs. In the last instalment of our series chronicling the various persons, places and events that shaped the city, we take a... »