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Nanmangalam reserve forest.
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Nanmangalam reserve forest.

Nature Trails

Chennai is not entirely a concrete jungle. In its immediate fringes are scrub jungles with fairly thick foliage of tall trees that nurture life in all forms – birds, reptiles and small mammals. »

Distributors of Lingaa to be compensated for loss

The distributors of actor Rajinikanth’s Lingaa have been promised fair settlement by the filmmakers, just weeks after they held fasts claiming they had suffered huge losses. Well-kno... »
This was the second time Capt. Divya participated in the Republic Day parade after marching as an NCC cadet in 2008. Photo: K.V. Srinivasan

Making history, with every step

Chennaiite Capt. Divya Ajith Kumar led the widely-celebrated first all-woman Army contingent in the Republic Day parade »
Teachers have been asked to actively screen students with flu symptoms and prevent large gatherings — File Photo

Chennai schools receive notice on H1N1

Discourage students from touring affected areas: civic body »

Second monkey at airport caught

Officials placed another monkey in a cage along with fruits and groundnuts to lure the animal »
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Chennai, January 28, 2015

Bomb threat to Chennai theatre over 'Yennai Arindhaal' release

Udhayam Cinemas on Tuesday received a bomb threat against the release of Ajith Kumar-starrer ‘Yennai Arindhaal’, which is slated for release on February 5.“We received an anonymous lette... »

CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

National meet on education next month

Don Bosco School of Excellence, Egmore, will host a national conference titled ‘Educators for Change’ on February 13 and 14.Rector of the school, John Alexander, said the conference would br... »
Sanjay Kishan Kaul (left), Chief Justice of the Madras HC, with S. Ramesh, chief commissioner, Chennai Customs Zone, during Customs Day celebrations on Tuesday —Photo: K. Pichumani
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

‘Customs must fight economic terrorism’

“The Customs department has the task of tackling economic terrorism,” said Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Chief Justice of Madras High Court.He was speaking during International Customs Day celebration... »
Covering all bases:Teachers have been asked to actively screen students with flu symptoms and prevent large gatherings —File photo
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Schools receive notice on H1N1

The Chennai Corporation has asked all educational institutions in the city to avoid large gatherings of students in the light of the emerging H1N1 viral infection.The civic body has also adv... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Man kills wife

A 50-year-old woman, who was attacked by her husband following an argument on Sunday, died on Monday night. The police have launched a hunt for the man.The victim, Kanchana, a resident of An... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Dinamalar receives threat letter

A threat letter, reading ‘Yesterday Paris — Charlie Hebdo, tomorrow Dinamalar ’, created a flutter after it was received at the office of the Tamil daily in Royapettah on Monda... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Base work on

The poll authorities have begun the base work for the preparation of lists of ASDD (absentee, shifted, duplicate and the dead) electors booth-wise for the Srirangam by-election.Sandeep Saxen... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Make U.Ve.Sa’s house a memorial: PMK

PMK leader S. Ramadoss on Tuesday made a strong case for buying and converting into a memorial the house of U.Ve. Swaminatha Iyer in Tiruvatteeswaranpet where the grand old man of Tamil lived for o... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Court moved for CBI probe into fleecing of moviegoers

A resident of Sembium here has moved the Madras High Court for a direction to the CBI to investigate film theatres charging moviegoers more than the prescribed rates of admission.The petitio... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Kidney disease remains a death call in India: K.V. Johny

Kidney or renal transplantation has become a fairly common procedure, with several hospitals across the country equipped to perform live and deceased donor transplantations.In 1971, when K.V... »

Conduct entrance test for NRI students: Medical Council of India

Mathorupagan, now in multiple formats

Robbery of teacher: suspect held

CPI(M), VCK may join hands in Srirangam

IAS officer to move court

Two arrested for threatening traffic policemen with sickle

Jayalalithaa visuals at R-Day fete draw flak

DLF donates Rs. 50 lakh to Cancer Institute

Trade fair noisy: visitors

Officer’s wife to receive award

This is the second time Captain Divya participated in the Republic Day parade after marching as an NCC cadet in 2008 —Photo: K.V. Srinivasan
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Making history, with every step

On a chilly winter Monday, amidst a light drizzle, history was made as an all-woman Army contingent marched on the stretch in Rajpath, New Delhi, during the Republic Day parade.Seated in the... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Distributors of Lingaa to be compensated for losses

The distributors of actor Rajinikanth’s Lingaa have been promised fair settlement by the filmmakers, just weeks after they held fasts claiming they had suffered huge losses.»
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Exploring the universality of human experience

‘The World Within,’ a collection of writings of renowned philosopher J. Krishnamurti, was launched in the city on Tuesday.The rare collection was compiled from Krishnamurti’s hand-written no... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Petrol dealers protest low retail price, to stop purchase on Jan. 31

Over 4,590 petroleum dealers in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will not purchase fuel from oil companies on January 31 to register their protest against frequent price reductions that they claim have ca... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Second monkey caught in Chennai airport

The second of the two monkeys that entered Chennai airport on Sunday was finally caught on Tuesday.After the two animals were seen in the departure hall of the domestic terminal on Sunday, a... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Court declines to consider plea against Godse statue

The Madras High Court on Tuesday declined to entertain a petition seeking a direction to the Union Home Ministry to stop the installation of a statue of Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin Nathuram Godse at... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Can govt. servant indulge in ‘preaching activities’?

A notice issued by Chief Secretary K. Gnanadesikan to IAS officer C. Umashankar, asking him to stop his religious ‘preaching activities’ and cancel his meetings in three communally sensitive southe... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Compensation for Dalit’s murder sought

The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Additional Government Pleader to get instructions on a writ petition seeking relief under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act for the murder of a... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

State in a fix over Centre’s fiat

The State government finds itself in a tight corner over the latest directive of the Centre to implement the Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT) scheme with regard to scholarship schemes for Dalit stude... »
CHENNAI, January 28, 2015

Madhorubhagan, now in multiple formats

Its controversial nature has made it the ‘must read at all costs’ book for several readers.Even though writer Perumal Murugan has requested that all his publishers pull Madhorub... »

Exchange case: plea for police custody dismissed

Contractors’ demands delay flyovers

Over 100 litres of illicit liquor seized

PMK opposes admissions before academic year

Dalits scholarship: State in a fix over Centre’s directive

‘Honoured to act with Amitabh’

Officers’ day out on the pitch

Kidney disease remains a death call in India: K.V. Johny

Monkeys enter Chennai airport through roof

24 officers get police awards

Power Shutdown

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Villivakkam: MTH Road, Moorthy Nagar, North & South Thirumalai Nagar, Seeyalam... »

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