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Will vendors' relocation change T. Nagar?

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Residents still sceptical

'City Pulse' keeps tabs on what Chennai's citizens think about issues that affect their everyday life. »

Digging worsens traffic chaos on city's choked roads

'City Pulse' keeps tabs on what Chennai's citizens think about issues that affect their everyday life. »

All smiles!

What sets Bhavna Botta, a CavinKare Ability Mastery award winner, apart is her determination to overcome physical challenges to achieve succ »

Heart in heritage

How do you preserve traditional buildings for posterity? Maharaja Gaj Singh II of Marwar-Jodhpur shares his success formula »

Students board the exam bus today

Nearly 70, 000 students have registered for the class XII exams, over 1.5 lakh for class X »

Of wit and wisdom

Art Chennai gets an intriguing twist with installations and cartoons »

Police drill to check preparedness

Three armed police personnel as decoys were sent into the East Zone of the city police limits on Tuesday evening as part of a special op...»

Dow Chemical recruits graduates from city engineering colleges

Most recruited students unaware of Bhopal gas tragedy; say earning bread is their concern »

Civic Sense: Life in an online waiting room

In some zonal offices, printers failed to work, paper stock got depleted or cartridges went dry and officials attributed it to red tape. »

Colours Of Chennai: Of forests, streams and sloth bears

Peter Van Geit makes you want to go trekking almost instantly »

Young at art

In a, quiet corner of the city, was a gathering of artists and enthusiasts — established and amateurs — with a common wish to identify and a »

Notice issued on plea to produce boy

The Madras High Court on Wednesday ordered notice to Chennai police authorities and a teacher of a city school on a habeas corpus petiti...»

An expo that evokes memories of grandmother

Customers can order replicas of vintage sarees on display »

Declining numbers

Enrolment in primary and middle schools of the Chennai Corporation has decreased this year. However, the demand continues to be high in C...»

City to push into Chengalpattu limits

Master plan for neighbouring district shelved to facilitate expansion of CMA »

More power to people

Thanks to long and frequent power cuts, people across income groups are opting for inverters »

Space beneath 13 flyovers in city all set for makeover

NGO City Connect gives design inputs to Chennai Corporation »

AH1N1 vaccines soon

A surveillance committee has been set up by the State government to monitor persons who have contracted the AH1N1 virus (swine flu) in pr...»

Three convicted for forgery

Three persons who used fake documents and availed a loan from a nationalised bank were convicted by a city court on Thursday.Acco...»

Boy who went missing returns

A 14-year-old boy who went missing from Aminjikarai on April 8, returned home on Thursday morning. The teenager had run away fearing that...»

Housing the history of Indian Railways for a decade

Amidst the chugging of the toy train which seemed to be unleashing the child in cheery adults riding it, speakers blaring songs includin...»

Top firms express interest in monorail

Around 10 companies have submitted Requests for Proposal (RFP) to the government, for the upcoming Chennai Monorail project. The proposal...»

Socio economic, caste census begins in Chennai on May 1

On any of the 40 days after May 1, each of the residents in the city will have to answer 32 questions on their socio economic conditions...»

Ramky hikes employee wages

Ramky Enviro Engineers, the private conservancy operator working in three zones in the city, has announced a hike in wages for its employ...»

Sewerage network a casualty of casual dumping

Every day, nearly 60 cubic metres of silt and solid waste is removed from the city’s sewerage network »

New treats on offer for noon meal

Chef Dhamu used the ingredients to bring out 13 dishes such as vegetable rice pulao, tomato rice and masala egg »

Stations not equipped for disabled, senior citizens, commuters say

There was overwhelming response from suburban electric train commuters to a survey conducted by representatives of civic groups on Tuesda...»

Scramble to mend speed breakers after death of minister’s son

Chennai Corporation on Tuesday rushed to regulate badly designed speed breakers, after the son of State Cooperation Minister Sellur K. R...»

Plastic waste chokes storm water drains

But for a handful of rural local bodies, source segregation as a concept was yet to start in most of the municipalities, town panchayats and »

Police at your doorstep

To reach out to the public with ease, Chennai City police has inaugurated four new booths in Mandaiveli, Kamarajar Salai and Royapettah in t »

Normal life thrown out of gear

Development work is welcome. But at what cost? Without any prior intimation, a deep trench was dug up in front of the gates of some resident »

Vacant land, a nuisance to the neighbours

An empty plot in the heart of the city is very hard to find these days. But the one at Tambaiah Reddy Extension is an eyesore and a cons...»

Honoured for his humanitarian deed

Riaz talks to students about helping people in need. »

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...»

Table tennis tournament

Shri Krishnaswamy MHSS, Anna Nagar, will conduct a city-schools table tennis tournament for non-rankers at its premises on July 21...»

City sports today

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

IT prevails over Kerala Police

Saravanan and Vikram were the architects of Income Tax RC’s 15-25, 25-20, 25-20, 25-15 win over Kerala Police in the SAIL-Panimalar all-...»

Srinivasan & Swaminathan duo wins

The pair of G. Srinivasan and K. S. Swaminathan won the TNSC weekly bridge tournament in the East-West direction with a score of 66.15 I...»

Kuchipudi legend Vempati Chinna Satyam no more

Vempati Chinna Satyam left his native village in Andhra with just two rupees in hand »

Nishanth, Sharanya clinch titles

Nishanth Nandakumar of PSBB-K.K. Nagar and Sharanya Srikanth (Sankara) clinched the senior boys’ and girls’ titles respectively in the My...»

Cholera scare spreads to north Chennai

13 persons admitted to CDH with symptoms of vomiting, diarrhoea; 47 others being treated »

Police crack the whip on autos in the city

Following its crackdown on autorickshaws crammed with school children, the Chennai Traffic Police has initiated checks on all autoricksh...»

Fire aboard T.N. Express kills 32

Thirty-two persons, including six women and three children, were burnt to death when flames engulfed the S11 coach of the Chennai-bound...»

Sri City metro car unit of Alstom to be on stream in September

Located close to Tamil Nadu, the facility initially will cater to Chennai Metro requirements »

Vintage beauties ring in old times

Looks of excitement mixed with a feeling of nostalgia for the yesteryears was common among the onlookers as several vintage cars and mot...»

Trilogy Water Lilies to be staged again

Water Lilies unfolds three chance meetings between strangers, a man and a woman each from a different culture »

Aravind stars for PSBB

S. Aravind (102 n.o.) powered PSBB (Nungambakkam) to a 105-run win over Seventh Day Adventist in the TNCA-Coca Cola under-16 city schools...»

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