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MTC buses parked in line as employees are on strike and stage demonstration stating their demands in connection with wage structure at Perambur MTC Bus Depot on Sunday. Photo: V. Ganesan
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MTC buses parked in line as employees are on strike and stage demonstration stating their demands in connection with wage structure at Perambur MTC Bus Depot on Sunday. Photo: V. Ganesan

Transport unions commence indefinite strike in TN

Eleven trade unions, including, CITU, INTUC and DMK’s Labour Progressive Front are participating in the strike. »
Cab owners want the government to take the lead in installing panic buttons in cars. Photo: K. V. Srinivasan

Cab drivers to submit records

They will have to provide a family photo and 5 phone numbers »
The house in Sholinganallur where a college girl was sexually assaulted. Photo: Petlee Peter

Sholinganallur rape suspect held

A police team has nabbed a man suspected to have sexually assaulted a 19-year-old city college girl in Sholinganallur on Monday evening, after she went to Akkarai beach with her college mate. The... »

DBTL: residents vexed over bank accounts, cost of LPG

Many home-makers are worried about not being able to afford LPG cylinders at market rate. »

Bus strike

MTC bus strike at Perambur. Photo: V. Ganesan
MTC bus strike at Perambur. Photo: V. Ganesan
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Prof. S.H. Subramony from the University of Florida delivered the Neurokrish Lecture during the fourth anniversary celebrations of TRIMED, a Chennai-based healthcare start-up -- Photo: R. Ravindran
CHENNAI, December 28, 2014

‘Focus on preventing genetic diseases’

Although drugs are being developed to try and control genetic diseases, more focus should be on prevention, experts say. Since diseases like muscular dystrophy and Huntington’s Disease are... »
CHENNAI, December 27, 2014

CSI Kalyani Hospital to offer hi-tech scans at economical rates

On Friday, the CSI Kalyani Hospital inaugurated their SOMATOM Scope – 16 slice CT scanner. The device was donated to the hospital by the Chennai Willingdon Corporate Foundation. The hospita... »
Fishing communities living by the beaches confess that the day’s memory continues to haunt them. Photo: G. Krishnaswamy
CHENNAI, December 27, 2014
Ten years after tsunami

Surmounting the waves

On December 26, ten years ago, a wall of water rose from the Bay of Bengal, and smashed its way into the city, flooding coastal areas. An unprecedented number of people — 131 — were reported... »
Ganga Devi was run over by the bus on route H 51 on Devanathan Street in Mandaveli. Photo: R. Ragu
CHENNAI, December 27, 2014

Student knocked down, run over by MTC bus in Chennai

A 16-year-old girl was fatally knocked down by a speeding MTC bus in Mandaveli on Friday morning while she was on her way to school with her brother on his motorcycle. The bus driver has been arre... »
CHENNAI, December 27, 2014

Two-way traffic on Kodambakkam bridge from Saturday

Kodambakkam bridge will be opened for two-way traffic for light vehicles from Saturday. From the New Year, the Chennai Corporation and the traffic police will permit heavy vehicles on the bridge.»
CHENNAI, December 26, 2014

67-year-old woman found dead in Mudichur

The police found a 67-year-old woman dead at her house in Mudichur late on Wednesday, and her gold jewellery stolen. The victim, Vellaiammal, was living alone on the first floor of her house... »
CHENNAI, December 26, 2014

10 boys flee govt. home

Ten children ran away from the Government Observation Home for Boys in Kellys on Wednesday night.According to the police, 47 children are housed in one block inside the home — 20 on the gro... »
The men and women in khaki, across the country, are not usually known for their solicitude. But on December 25, 2014, three policemen in Chennai demonstrated a touching concern for a man lying unconscious on the road. Photo: Special Arrangement
CHENNAI, December 26, 2014

When the long arm of the law saves

The men and women in khaki, across the country, are not usually known for their solicitude. But on Thursday, three policemen demonstrated a touching concern for a man lying unconscious on the road... »
Balakrishna Street in Mylapore has been left in a bad state for three years. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
CHENNAI, December 26, 2014

Mylapore residents up in arms over bad road

Residents have finally started raising their voice against negligence on the part of the Chennai Corporation. A group of Mylapore residents, on Wednesday, attempted to stage a road roko on R... »
CHENNAI, December 25, 2014

Power Shutdown

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Monday: Mathur: CPCL Nagar, Labbai Medu, Thamaraikula Street, Sokkammakula Street, N... »

Unauthorised digging of new roads in Chennai vexes residents

Where man's best friends live it up

A dim outlook for the lamps of olden days

Chennai roads to be rated for periodic upkeep

College girl raped by 'policeman'

‘TN on fast track to tourism hotspot’

Encouraging student reporting in Margazhi season

Woman attacked, robbed at home in Villivakkam

Duo poisons community dogs in Kodambakkam; four die

CHENNAI, December 28, 2014

Work on footpaths continues on Kodambakkam bridge

After opening the Kodambakkam bridge for two-way traffic, the Chennai Corporation has resumed work on restoration of pedestrian facilities. Even as motorists were using the bridge on Saturd... »
CHENNAI, December 27, 2014
Ten years after tsunami

Of guiding lives in finding their way back

When the tsunami struck the shores of Tamil Nadu in December 2004, not only were entire families swept away, but so were livelihoods. Rebuilding was an uphill task but the intervention of t... »
Patrons seem to prefer healthier options, especially as the season wears on. Photo: M. Moorthy
CHENNAI, December 27, 2014

A change of tune with healthy bites

Biting into a crunchy masala vada and sipping on strong filter coffee, even as the strains of a well-rendered Kalyani float by: that is the stuff Margazhi seasons in the city are meant to be... »
The 15-year-olds had gone for a swim in the pond formed in an abandoned quarry in Tirusulam. Photo: G. Krishnaswamy
CHENNAI, December 27, 2014

Boys drown in pond in quarry

An outing on Christmas evening ended in tragedy for two families as two boys drowned in a pond formed in an abandoned stone quarry in Tirusulam on Thursday.Ebenezer (15) of Alandur and his... »
CHENNAI, December 26, 2014

Sun Network COO arrested for sexual harassment

The Chief Operating Officer of Sun Network, Praveen C. (49), was arrested by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) on Friday on charges of sexual harassment of a woman colleague. CCB sou... »
CHENNAI, December 26, 2014

2 suspects held for robbery in Chennai

The police are interrogating two suspects in connection with the armed robbery of a woman in Thoraipakkam last week. The police said the suspects were tracked following an extensive search... »
CHENNAI, December 26, 2014

Kuttram Kadithal bags honours at film festival

Kuttram Kadithal, a yet to be released movie, won the Best Tamil film award at 12th Chennai International film festival, which concluded on Thursday evening. This film was premiered on the... »
CHENNAI, December 26, 2014

‘Find suspect instead of harassing victim’

Even as the police refused to officially reveal the results of the medical tests in Monday’s alleged rape case, women’s rights activist and advocate Geeta Ramaseshan has said the police should focu... »
The 'Green Brigade' of Ormes Road has transformed a messy stretch in their locality.
CHENNAI, December 26, 2014

Owning our streets

Cleanliness drives are the new in-thing and groups of residents have been taking the initiative to give their localities a new look by collaborating to remove garbage from around their homes. ... »
CHENNAI, December 25, 2014

Chances of a storm in Chennai this weekend

If things go well, the northeast monsoon might just leave a mark over the city before wrapping up this year. Meteorologists expect a low pressure area to develop into a depression over the Bay of B... »

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‘Vanoli Anna’, voice that made waves on AIR, fades

Of pranks and the safety of children online

IPS officials transferred

Appointments in Madras University deferred

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Woman cheated by stranger in Anakaputhur

Lone burglar strikes at row of shops

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The coming year promises to be a big one for Tamil cinema. Photo: special arrangement

2015: The year at the movies

The coming year promises to be a big one for Tamil cinema. For, even as the heat settles down post Rajinikanth’s Lingaa, the buzz about upcoming Pongal releases is already growing… and how! Srinivasa... »
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Power Shutdown

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Monday: Mathur: CPCL Nagar, Labbai Medu, Thamaraikula Street, Sokkammakula Street, N... »

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