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The scene at Sankara Mutt in Chennai. Photo: Udhav Naig
January 30, 2015

Ghar Vapsi in Chennai

Ghar Vapsi, the re-conversion ceremony to bring converts back into the fold of Hinduism, has come to the city. Hindu Makkal Katchi, a Hindutva outfit operative in the State, said it will be reconv... »
A lack of coordination between officials of Tangedco and the Chennai Corporation is cited as a reason for the traffic problems in Kodungaiyur. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Bang in the middle

For the past few months, residents of Soundarya Nagar Extension in Kodungaiyur have had to navigate around an electricity pole that stands right in the middle of the recently-laid narrow road, posi... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Workshop on sexual violence against children

Tulir - Center for the Prevention and Healing of Child Sexual Abuse is organising ‘Connecting the Dots: The Annual Program Series to Address Sexual Violence against Children’, between February 2 an... »
Noble cause:Tangled, an initiative of Rotaract Club of WCC and Green Trends Salon, was inaugurated on Thursday, with several students donating their hair —Photo: K. Pichumani
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Off with their tresses, for cancer

If fairytale character Rapunzel shed her locks to escape from the tower, many city college girls on Thursday sacrificed their long tresses for a noble cause: to boost the self-confidence of cancer... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Firms in added zones to pay company tax

Companies in added zones will pay company tax with effect from October 25, 2011. The Council on Thursday passed a resolution for collection of company tax in the eight added zones. Compan... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Neem for mosquito control

The Corporation plans to use alternative bio-insecticide neem extracts for mosquito control operations. At the council meeting, Mayor Saidai Duraisamy announced the implementation of eco-friendly a... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Spiritual fair kicks off on February 3

The 7th annual Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair will be held for a week at Agurchand Manmull Jain College, Meenambakkam, from Tuesday. More than 300 organisations will be taking part in t... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Fire at complex in Kilpauk; none injured

A small fire broke out at 8.15 p.m. in a commercial complex, Dowlath Tower, on Taylor’s Road in Kilpauk on Thursday. No casualties were reported in the incident.According to the staff at the... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

OPS not yet accepted as CM: Karunanidhi

DMK leader M. Karunanidhi on Thursday said the display of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on the floats during the Republic Day celebrations showed that officials and ministers had no... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

‘Cities need to compete for Smart City tag’

: The Centre will roll out a city challenge initiative in the next few weeks, allowing urban areas across India to compete for the Smart City tag, said Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu.»

Constitute State Coordination Committee within a month: HC

IRCTC trains to pilgrim centres

Noon special force to tackle trash

City university’s cultural fest kicks off

Dispute over entry of MP’s wife at airport

More Krishna water to help city tide over crisis

Realty sales revival may take some time

Fishermen, activists oppose Marina Loop Road project

Cauvery brings together parties

CM asks PM to defer meet on refugees

CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Over 100 litres of illicit liquor seized

The Tiruvallur police impounded 110 litres of illicit liquor during raids conducted in parts of the district bordering Andhra Pradesh on Sunday. During the joint operation organised with th... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Now, Ghar Vapsi in Chennai

Ghar Vapsi, the re-conversion ceremony to bring converts back into the fold of Hinduism, has come to the city. On Friday, Hindu Makkal Katchi, a Hindutva outfit operative in the State, will... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

‘Leadership needs to change with the times’

In the 21{+s}{+t}century, management needs to change with the changing needs of the employee and the organisation, according to Paul T. Thomas, director, DNA Definitive, and BBC Wales Business Doct... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Conference to focus on syllabus

Many students in engineering colleges are unable to cope, educationists say, suggesting that this problem can be remedied by focussing more on school education, and modifying the syllabus.“A... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Plan to link MRTS stations gets a boost

The Corporation will develop a new road connecting the Velachery, Perungudi and Taramani MRTS stations. The Chennai Corporation Council on Thursday passed a resolution pertaining to taking over a 2... »
The long hours and lack of adequate drivers are problems many transport corporations continue to face. File Photo
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

The anatomy of driver fatigue

Around 80 per cent of the accidents that take place in the State are caused by human error, according to National Crime Records Bureau statistics. Now, the Government of Tamil Nadu, along with a te... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Amma cement in 9 locations

The government’s low-cost Amma cement will be available in nine locations in the city soon. People who need the cement, priced at Rs. 190 a bag, will have to furnish the sanctioned plan approval of... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

VCK to boycott Srirangam by-poll

Viduthalai Chiruthaikal Katchi (VCK), an ally of the DMK, has decided to boycott the by-election to the Srirangam Assembly constituency.While the announcement has come as a surprise to the D... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Wetland centre planned

In an effort to promote the conservation and sustainable management of wetlands across the State, the government has decided to set up the Tamil Nadu Wetland and Environment Centre within the campu... »
CHENNAI, January 30, 2015

Court refuses to stay removal of TNPCB Member-Secretary

The Madras High Court on Thursday refused to stay an order of a single Judge striking down the appointment of K.Karthikeyan as Member-Secretary of the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB). Ch... »

Aavin milk shake ‘elusive’ for schoolchildren

Realty sales revival may take some time

A long and winding road – to school

Udhayam Theatre receives threat

Towards breaking the circle of bus route violence

Spencer Plaza shops sealed for tax dues

Knifepoint robber involved in more than 80 cases

Mystic gone with the wind, his music stays

BSNL exchange case: bail plea of 3 dismissed

Court directive on TV sets in cars

Power Shutdown

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Villivakkam: MTH Road, Moorthy Nagar, North & South Thirumalai Nagar, Seeyalam... »

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