Drivers at an apartment complex in Kilpauk donated blood to help those in distress in Nepal. Photo: Deepak Harichandan
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Drivers at an apartment complex in Kilpauk donated blood to help those in distress in Nepal. Photo: Deepak Harichandan

Of out-of-the-box ways to help with earthquake relief

City-based organisation Paperman, is giving residents an option to donate towards relief efforts. »
Comic Con organisers say an event in Chennai is on the cards once the right infrastructure is in place—Photo: K. Murali Kumar Fans Unite

Chennai’s long wait for a Comic Con

Ever since John Wesley, a client service executive at an event management firm, came across the concept of Comic Con through the show Big Bang Theory, he wanted to go to San Diego to a... »

When your favourite celebrity is on the line

TV channels are now getting stars to lend their voice to phone calls encouraging viewers to tune into the newest shows »
Trouble spot:The portion of the Poonamallee High Road near the nurses’ hostel of Madras Medical College and Hospital which gave away on Friday night.— Photo: K.V. Srinivasan

Part of Poonamallee Road caves in

Due to ongoing tunnelling work for Metro Rail near MMC »

Corporation to compensate people relocated by projects

With thousands of residents likely to be resettled for various civic projects to be implemented in the city in three years, the Chennai Corporation has assured to pay evicted people their month... »

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Students from the Asain College of Journalism with their degrees after the Convocation in Chennai. Photo: M. Vedhan
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

ACJ institutes investigative reporting award

To recognise exemplary efforts in the field of investigative reporting, the Asian College of Journalism (ACJ) has instituted the ‘ACJ Investigative Journalism Award’ from 2015. The award wil... »
Reading, together:Shannon Zirkle began the first such initiative in Egmore last year —Photo: R. Ragu
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

Where book lovers congregate

Thanks to the Little Free Library (LFL) initiative that is blossoming in Chennai, many neighbourhoods across the city have turned into safe havens for bookworms.The concept, which originated... »
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

GH gets a sports medicine clinic

Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital now has a comprehensive sports clinic. Inaugurated recently by State health minister C. Vijaya Baskar and health secretary J. Radhakrishnan, the Rs. 16-lakh... »
decisive action:Water Resources Department staff demolish encroachments along the Red Hills Reservoir (Puzhal Lake) bund in Chennai on Sunday— Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

Officials act tough on encroachments

The State government has started cracking down on encroachments on the Red Hills reservoir as part of steps to protect one of the most important water resources of the city’s drinking water supply. »
A view of the Inner Ring Road which connects Manali, Manjambakkam, Madhavaram,Redhills and Koyambedu in Chennai— Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

New road to link GNT and IRR in 6 months

A new link road connecting the Grand Northern Trunk (GNT) and the Inner Ring Road (IRR) will become a possibility in six months, with the Highways Department preparing estimates for the road with s... »
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

03MAYVKN02 – Fugitive held

Fugitive held

A 24-year old suspect in a theft case, who had escaped from the Madurantakam sub-jail a few days ago, was nabbed from a hideout in Besant Nagar on Sunday.<... »
Parents wait for their wards at a test centre in West Mambalam on Sunday.- PHOTO: R. SUJATHA
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

Fractured train track leaves some students stranded

A fissure in the railway track near Moore Market along the suburban route and the resultant diversion could have cost many students a career in medicine.On Sunday, around 25,000 students fro... »
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

DMK gears up for 2016 Assembly polls

The DMK is gearing up for the 2016 Assembly polls and party treasurer M.K. Stalin has started reviewing the performance of the district units.“I will address a mega public meeting in Madurai... »
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

International award for Metrowater

Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board bagged ‘The Water Leaders Award-2015’ for managing the drought situation in the city efficiently last year.The award was presented by Glo... »
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

Of out-of-the-box ways to help with earthquake relief

As the world comes to terms with the extent of devastation caused by the earthquake in Nepal, concerned citizens are devising ways to help from afar. While some have donated money directly, some ot... »

Arundhati Roy receives ‘Ambedkar Sudar’ award

International award for Metrowater

‘Help end pollution in Adyar river’

Silver armour missing from actor’s house

Withdraw road safety and transport bill: DMK

Marathon negotiations pave way for Uttama Villain’s release

VCK honours Arundhati Roy

How data drives the way cricket is served

CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

New deputy director for NCC

Commodore Vijesh Kumar Garg has taken over as the deputy director general of NCC Directorate Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andaman, Nicobar.He replaced Commodore K.S. Aiyappa who has gone on su... »
The Chennai Super Kings Star launched his seventh single ‘Chalo Chalo’ —Photo. M. Moorthy
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

When Bravo shone off the field too

 On the field, West Indies cricketer and Chennai Super Kings star Dwayne Bravo may have his eyes glued to the ball. But off the field, he seems to have set his eyes on the music industry. On... »
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

A hub of information on education

Students and parents thronged The Hindu International Education Fair 2015 on Sunday. During the two-day education fair, several prestigious universities from across the world i... »
Non-functional traffic signals and lack of zebra crossings make it tough for road users to navigate the heavy vehicle flow in most parts of Velachery Main Road —Photo: M. Karunakaran
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

Southern suburbs endure traffic woes

Non-functional traffic signals, lack of zebra crossings for pedestrians and absence of traffic policemen at important intersections make it extremely tough for pedestrians and other road users in t... »
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

19-year-old held for bomb hoax

The Government Railway Police arrested a 19-year old student for allegedly perpetrating a bomb hoax on April 27. According to police, around 6.40 p.m. the Chennai city police control room received... »
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

Centre’s norms on deep sea fishing illegal, CM tells PM

Terming the Union Agriculture Ministry’s guidelines on deep sea fishing as “illegal”, Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Sunday told the Centre that the new guidelines could result in India’s Exclu... »
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

NGO lays stress on patients’ rights

The Forum for Creche and Child Care Services in Tamil Nadu, TN-Forces, has called for a grievance redress mechanism in private hospitals to ensure patients’ rights.The NGO’s convener, K.Shan... »
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

‘Help end pollution in Adyar river’

Welcoming the recent order of the Southern Bench of National Green Tribunal, residents of Anakaputhur, Pammal and Pozhichalur have appealed to the Kancheepuram district administration to help put a... »
Plenty of options:Over 50 universities from across the globe are participating in the two-day fair in Chennai. —Photo: K. Pichumani
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

Exploring new vistas in higher education

Global exposure, job opportunities and skill development are some of the reasons cited by students who want to study overseas.Many of these factors were elaborated on at The Hin... »
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

Now, order ‘My stamp’ online

Getting one’s personalised stamp has just become easier. The Department of Posts has introduced the facility to order ‘My Stamp’ online.Until now, customers had to visit the Philately Bureau... »

Judge Rajeswari acknowledges the Chennai connect

Exploring new vistas in education

38-year-old woman found dead at home

Death of patient sparks protest

Stalin accuses CM of punishing people for the sake of Jayalalithaa

SRMU to join indefinite strike opposing privatisation

Special trains for Tirunelveli, Nagercoil

VHS gets digital radiography system

Power Shutdown

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday: Sardar Jung Garden: Soorappan Street. Maduravoyal North: MMDA 1st t... »