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Young skater to represent India at world championship

S. Arun, a national-level skater from Tamil Nadu, will represent India in the junior category at the World Junior Figure Skating champio...»

It is raining medals for Madras Club

The Madras Club swimming team, comprising members of all age groups and professions, won many medals at the recently concluded State Mas...»

KCG College of Technology wins volleyball tournament

Bharath University organised the third annual Shri Swamikannu Inter-college Men’s Volleyball Tournament on September 3 and 4. Students...»

Football event for the corporate

Toss, a Chennai-based sports events company, is conducting ‘Toss corporate 5s,’ an inter-corporate men’s five-a-side football event on S...»

Indoor cricket facility at Citi Centre

Netz Cricket, an indoor cricket facility, has been inaugurated at Citi Centre. The facility has six bowling lanes where the balls are bo...»

Sailing camp for students

Adventure n Nature and Royal Madras Yacht Club will be hosting a sailing coaching camp over five weekends from August 18 to September 16...»

Right on cue

After his recent victory in the Kences-ASCA tournament, an exuberant Kamal Chawla chats about how he fine-tuned his skills, those who inspir »

1.80 lakh apply for engineering seats

Nearly half of the applicants for engineering courses this year claim to be first generation aspirants for a graduation degree. As...»

After octopus, it is now the humble fish

After the octopus Paul drew the attention of football fans across the globe, during the World Cup Matches in 2010, it is now the turn of...»

It is Chawla vs Kothari

Kamal Chawla and Sourav Kothari will lock horns in the best-of-eleven-frames final of the Kences Constructions-ASCA international snooke...»

Srinivasan re-elected TNCA chief

BCCI chief N. Srinivasan and K.S. Viswanathan were unanimously re-elected president and secretary of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association...»

City sports today

Bridge: N. Ramaratnam memorial tournament, Mylapore Club, 9 a.m.Chess: TATA-IBCA World Olympiad for the blind, penul...»

From cowdung-topped courts to Wimbledon

For those fortunate to be at The Hyatt on Monday, the evening was wrapped in nostalgia’s gentle gauze. As part of Madras Week cel...»

SSN Collegiate sports festival from today

The annual SSN Trophy sports festival organised by SSN College of Engineering begins today at the college campus. The events, whic...»

Sports memorabilia auctioned

Sports enthusiasts generously opened their purses in the sports charity auction hosted by GoSports Foundation and sports memorabilia auc...»

City sports today

Bridge: TNSC open tournament, T. Nagar Social Club, 5.50 p.m.Cricket: Buchi Babu all-India tournament, Hyderabad vs...»

Memorabilia auctioned

Sports enthusiasts generously opened their purses in the sports charity auction hosted by GoSports Foundation and sports memorabilia auc...»

Murugan stars for Nelson

: A century by P. Murugan (106) helped Nelson Sports Club register a 119-run victory over Minerva Cricket Club in the TNCA IV division ‘...»

SSN teams notch up wins

SSN College of Engineering chalked up a 52-28 victory over KL University in the basketball event as the 10th annual SSN Trophy sports fe...»

City sports today

Cricket: Buchi Babu all-India tournament, Hyderabad vs. Orissa (Murugappa), Baroda vs. TNCA XI (CPT-IP), Saurashtra vs. Vidarbha (...»

Chasing a costly dream?

Travelling to venues, increasing expenses, time spent away from work… parents too make many sacrifices when their children decide to pursue »

Exhibition kicks off with power cut

Madras Day celebrations at the Government museum in Chennai took off on a dark note as the exhibition in honour of the day was inaugurate...»

Ramu and Imran bowl well

M. Ramu (six for 36) bowled Tangedco to victory, but a similar effort from A. Imran Khan Pathan (six for 37) went in vain for Young Men’...»

City sports today

Cricket: SMCA Independence Day Trophy, finals, 8 a.m., prize distribution, chief guest, S. Suresh, former Tamil Nadu captain, 4.30...»

Lady Doak edges out SSN

Competition continued to be intense on the second day of the 10th annual SSN Trophy all-India collegiate sports festival here on Wednesda...»

Sathyabama prevails over Jain

Sathyabama University prevailed over Jain University 63-58 in the league stage of the Founder’s birthday State-level inter-collegiate ba...»

Muthu Kumar and Karunakaran shine

S. Muthu Kumar (120) A.K. Karunakaran (six for 74) were instrumental in Gandhi Nagar Starlets’ 95-run win over Air India in a recent fift...»

City sports today

Cricket: Buchi Babu all-India tournament, Maharashtra vs Orissa (MRF-Pach.), Mumbai vs TNCA XI (IIT-Chemplast), TNCA President’s X...»

Dhiraj-Harish vs Praveen-Adil in final

In an all-Loyola final, Dhiraj Gopinath and Harish Ramakrishnan will meet Praveen Raj and Adil in the tennis doubles final of the Bertram...»

Thrilling win for Sathyabama

Top outfits comfortably entered the final stages of the competitions in the 10th annual SSN Trophy all-India inter-collegiate sports fes...»

St. Paul’s Cup from today

St. Paul’s Recreation Club will conduct a State-level inter-school hockey tournament for the St. Paul’s Cup from August 24 to 27 at the...»

City sports today

Cricket: Buchi Babu all-India tournament, Mumbai vs. TNCA XI (IIT-Chemplast), TNCA President’s XI vs. Saurashtra (IC-Guru Nanak),...»

YMCA SS begins well

YMCA Sports School made a blazing start in the St. Paul’s Cup inter-schools hockey tournament, beating Madrasa-I-Azam 9-0 on Friday....»

SSN College takes the overall honours

SSN College of Engineering emerged the overall champion in the 10th annual SSN Trophy all-India inter-collegiate sports festival held at...»

A heritage landmark re-opens in Mylapore

On the occasion of ‘Madras’ turning 373, P.Orr & Sons, the timekeepers of Madras since 1849, reopened its newly renovated showroom i...»

Dance, games, awards mark celebrations

The Sports Day celebrations of Calibre Academy was held on August 5 at the YMCA Grounds. Students presented drill displays and a varie...»

Heartbreak for Gujarat and TNCA XI

The match between Kerala and Gujarat, affected by rain, ended in a draw after play was stopped due to bad light on day two of the third...»

Titles for Abdullah, Prarthana

The fifth-seeded Shaikh Abdullah of Andhra Pradesh and fourth-seeded Prarthana Thombre of Maharashtra won the boys’ and girls’ titles at...»

‘Nothing more relaxing than playing golf’

Vyjayantimala Bali, veteran dancer, says that her first and real love has always been dance, but she also learnt Carnatic music as she belie »

The prolonged neglect of a peerless ground

The Railway Ground in East Tambaram has fallen into a state of disuse over the past decade »

Dilli Kumar’s six-wicket haul goes in vain

K. Dilli Kumar’s six-wicket haul went in vain as Venkateswara CC lost to Krishnaraj Memorial Club by 67 runs in a TNCA third division ‘B...»

City sports today

Cricket: Buchi Babu all-India tournament, quarterfinals, first day, Odisha vs. Mumbai (SRMC-Turf), Maharashtra vs. Baroda (MAC), T...»

Manikandan slots four for Khajamian

S. Manikandan scored four goals in Khajamian’s 9-0 thrashing of St. Paul’s in the St. Paul’s RC State-level hockey tournament on Sunday....»

Panimalar spikers reign supreme

Defending champion Panimalar College of Engineering defeated Loyola College in the final league match 25-22, 25-19, 25-16 to lift the Ber...»

Inaugural TNBL from today

The IPL has certainly brought about an ambitious thinking in the badminton circles in Tamil Nadu. With the support of TNBA and the...»

Journey begins for engineering aspirants

For the last three days, the Anna University campus is buzzing with much excitement and activity as students keen on joining engineering...»

Valiant Niyaz fights back to win title

Mohammad Niyaz fought from two sets down - saving a match-point in the third - to complete a 3-6, 4-6, 7-6(7), 6-3, 6-4 win over Irfa...»

Madras HC revises criteria for selection under sports quota for MBBS course

The Madras High Court has held that marks obtained for participation in each sporting event would have to be considered for selection...»

Various breeds of dogs play a part in a show

There were an army of dogs from a wide array of pedigree breeds; on leashes; licking boots; and wagging their tail at the sight of a cup...»

In sync with your senses?

Sensory Processing Disorder is a pet subject with U.S-based teacher Carol Kranowitz who was in the city recently »

Music festival in north Chennai begins

A five-day-long music festival in north Chennai was inaugurated at Sri Sayee Vivekananda Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School...»

Ramanathan Krishnan launches new-look Sportstar

Few can resist the excitement that comes with discovering snug, ageless memories in a new package. For lovers of Sportstar,...»

Day void of upsets at ITF tournament

Top-seeded V.M. Ranjeet and second-seeded Saketh Myneni were among the second-round winners on a day devoid of any upsets at the Indian...»

Nam eliminates Ranjeet

Saketh enters the semifinals »

Muralidharan stars for Book Sellers

P. Muralidharan’s six for 22 helped Book Sellers XI to a 68-run victory over Magnet Cricket Club in the TNCA IV division ‘C’ league held...»

Weerapat-Perikiat claim doubles title

Thailand’s Weerapat Doakmaiklee and P. Perikiat Siriluethaiwattana defeated the second seeded Indian duo Saketh Myneni and R. Arun Praka...»

Olympics fever spreads in Chennai

Over 8,000 kilometres away from London, a little boy studying in MSB Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Broadway nurtured a dream...»

Third ITF title for Saketh

India’s Saketh Myneni defeated the fourth-seeded Korean Suk-Young Jeong 6-3, 2-6, 6-4 to lift his third ITF Futures title at the Indian...»

Aneesh stars for Grove CC

K.B. Aneesh’s six for 55 helped Grove Cricket Club to a 59-run victory over Ranji Cricket Club in a TNCA ‘V’ Division ‘D’ league cricket...»

Rich haul for Karnataka

Karnataka led the way by bagging eight gold medals on day one of the 39th junior National aquatics championships in Chennai on Wednesday...»

INNO Geo City Sports Olympiad

The INNO Geo City Sports Olympiad is set to take off from July 28. The event, spread over two months and powered by Nokia Lumia, will inc...»

City sports today

Aquatics: Junior National championships, SDAT aquatic complex, Velachery, 7.30 a.m.Basketball: Mahendran Memorial Tr...»

Easy for S. Railway

Southern Railway scripted a convincing 3-0 win over SAI in the pre-quarterfinals of the IOB-Syed Ahmed Memorial hockey tournament on Wed...»

Freedom-fighters' pension, family pension to be hiked

Chief Minister Karunanidhi announces hike in pension for freedom-fighters from Rs. 4,000 a month to Rs. 5,000. »

85-year-old hurdler from TN wins bronze at world meet

At 85 most people would confine themselves to the four walls of their homes with an occasional visit to the children on their birthdays o...»

Karunanidhi commends Mamata

Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi on Wednesday commended Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee for reiterating the emphasis on social responsi...»

City sports today

Basketball: Inter-divisional RPF tournament, final, chief guest, Abhay K. Khanna, General Manager, ICF, South Colony, ICF, 2.50 p....»

Oddball to class leader, a young Nepali’s long journey

Despite difficulties, these children settled into school, and are now practically indistinguishable from the others. »

City sports today

Chess: State u-25 championship, 9 a.m., prize distribution, A. Suryanarayana Rao, chairman, Jawahar Engg. College, chief guest, 3...»

Hassan Basha shines

: A fine goal by Hassan Basha in the sudden-death tie-breaker enabled Sports Authority of India beat Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu (Jr) 4-3 i...»

British envoy visits MRF Pace Foundation

The oft-documented sporting rivalry between Australia and England has always managed to flare some passions whenever these two sides mee...»

Paragliding festival in Yelagiri Hills

For the first time, a three-day paragliding festival that is open to all will be conducted in Yelagiri Hills from 11 to 13 September. »

A break for homemakers from mundane chores

For the next two months, a group of homemakers will take a break from their mundane chores to put their creative minds together to showc...»

Arthritis too is a lifestyle disease

Diabetes and hypertension are not the only lifestyle diseases, but possibly the most high-profile. Arthritis is also a lifestyle dise...»

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Get a taste of Sindhi delicacies at Shri Siddhi Vinayak Sweets, which has outlets in Kilpauk and Egmore »

‘A birthday gift for Chennai’s 375th’
The Hindu’s ‘Friends of Chennai’ will mobilise readers to transform the city.
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Devaraja Mudali Street in George Town packs in a vast variety of merchandise, and some unusual history to boot »


September 18, 2014 Tangedco has planned to carry out an emergency shutdown at MRC Nagar substation between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday for replacement of breakers. The area... »

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