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The station attracts a large number of commuters from various southern suburbs —File Photo

No parking attendants, no security at Velachery station

Commuters parking their vehicles at the Velachery Railway Station of the Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) have noted the lack of parking attendants on the premises over the past few days. People pa... »
kool aid:The temperature may be below average, but fir this child it is still too hot —Photo: R. Ragu

A slow start to this summer

Those days that define Chennai are here again. Though city residents complained of sultry heat on Monday, the first day of peak summer season, popularly known as ‘ kathiri ’, t... »
Finally:Milling work, scraping of the old layer of the road, has begun on R.K. Mutt Road, one of the 194 bus routes to be re-laid —Photo: K.V. Srinivasan

Restoration of major city bus routes begins

After a long wait, the Chennai Corporation on Monday commenced work on relaying 194 bus routes.Milling work – scraping the old layer of the road – started on R.K. Mutt Road, Peters Road and... »

Ahead of results, students stress out

G. Aishwarya who just completed her Class XII examinations in the science stream has solved her chemistry paper around 10 times since the examinations ended. “I evaluate myself each time, just to s... »
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CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

Nochikuppam residents protest

Fed up with living in makeshift homes made of tin sheets, residents of Nochikuppam, a fishing hamlet in the city are demanding that the government begin construction of their 534 houses.The... »
CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

Relief for Nepal

Vijaya Bharathi Rangarajan, President FICCI FLO Chennai Chapter, announced that the institution will be joining other agencies in providing immediate relief to those ravaged by the earthquake in Ne... »
CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

Three-day summer school

The Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre will be organising a three-day summer school on astronomy and astrophysics between May 17 and 19 for students studying in classes VII to IX. It will be... »
CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

DMK threatens protest

DMK leader M. Karunanidhi on Monday threatened to launch a protest in support of milk producers if the State government failed to withdraw its decision to reduce quantity of procurement.In a... »
CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

IPS officers’ postings

The State government effected a minor reshuffle of police officers on Monday.Pravesh Kumar, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Law and Order, Coimbatore, has been posted as DC, Kilpauk, Chennai... »
CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

‘Stalin in no position to criticise AIADMK’

Former Union Minister and PMK MP Anbumani Ramadoss on Monday said that DMK treasurer M.K. Stalin’s criticism of the AIADMK government is like “pot calling the kettle black.”“Do not be under... »
CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

MD-PhD courses in IIT-M to bridge research, practice

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, is planning to introduce MD-PhD courses, R. Nagarajan, its Dean, Office of International and Alumni Relations, said on Sunday.The idea is to train the... »
CHENNAI, May 5, 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... »
Parents wait for their wards at a test centre in West Mambalam on Sunday.- PHOTO: R. SUJATHA
CHENNAI, May 5, 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 5, 2015

GH at Chennai 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... »

ACJ institutes investigative reporting award

Where book lovers congregate

GH gets a sports medicine clinic

Officials act tough on encroachments

New road to link GNT and IRR in 6 months

03MAYVKN02 – Fugitive held

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

NGO lays stress on patients’ rights

CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

Learn from China’s mistakes: US expert

The nexus between coal and water needs to be looked at, United States–based environment expert Jennifer Turner has said.Speaking to reporters during an interaction at the US Consulate Genera... »
M. Sridhar had come with his family to Chennai for the summer vacation. Police think he may have accidentally boarded a train—Photo: Special Arrangement
CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

4-year-old goes missing at Central

A four-year-old boy from Tuticorin went missing at Chennai Central Station on Sunday, during his first visit to the city. He was travelling along with his parents to spend the summer vacation here.... »
CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

HC comes to professor’s aid

It has taken three orders from the Madras High Court for S. Kuppusamy to retain his position as in-charge of the Department of Indian History at the University of Madras.Professor Kuppusamy... »
CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

Law University adds 2 new courses

The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University has added two new courses in the undergraduate programme in its School of Excellence this academic year.As many as 340 seats have been added to the... »
CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

AIADMK cadre intensify prayers

Amid speculation over the verdict of the disproportionate assets’ case involving former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, AIADMK cadre — including senior members — appear to have intensified prayers for... »
CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

Top Maoist leader, four others held in Coimbatore

Security agencies achieved a significant breakthrough on Wednesday night, with the arrest of senior Maoist leader Rupesh alias Jogi, who heads the recently formed Western Ghats Special Zonal Commit... »
CHENNAI, May 5, 2015

New deputy director for NCC Directorate

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 5, 2015

When Dwayne 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 5, 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... »
May 4, 2015

Do you Know How the Food Safety and Standards Act protects you

It has been over three years since the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 ame into force in the State. Complaints regarding any substance intended for human consumption can be sent to the Departm... »

New deputy director for NCC

When Bravo shone off the field too

A hub of information on education

Southern suburbs endure traffic woes

19-year-old held for bomb hoax

Karunanidhi slams Centre’s policy on MSMEs

Fractured train track leaves some students stranded

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... »