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Thousands of students wrote the class XII CBSE exams on Monday. Photo: R. Ragu
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Thousands of students wrote the class XII CBSE exams on Monday. Photo: R. Ragu

Exam fever sets in

It may have been a comparatively easy English paper for class XII CBSE students who wrote their first exam on Monday, but along and gruelling season lies ahead.J.R. Shrividhya and V. Sahana... »
The theatre will function till the building plan permission for the new structure is obtained—Photo: R. Ragu

Shanti theatre to be entertainment destination

Shanti theatre on Anna Salai, owned by Sivaji Ganesan’s family and an integral part of the late thespian’s career, is all set to change its form. But it will remain true to its content, the owners... »

Government dept. unions demand wage revision

The Joint Council of Action (JCA), South Zone, representing unions of Railways, Defence, Postal and other Central government departments organised a demonstration near the Chennai Collectorate stre... »
Moving Forward:In this file photo, residents wait in line to enrol for the Aadhaar card. The linking, to be carried out by Chennai Corporation, will not affect anyone’s right to vote

Aadhaar to be linked with electoral rolls

Corporation drive to weed out bogus names, rolls may shrink by 10% »

Gang of fake vigilance officials busted

Businessman lays trap for three suspects who tried to extort money from him »
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CHENNAI: , March 3, 2015

The social media trap

Students facing their board exams have a new burden to tackle: social media. The popularity of Facebook, Whatsapp and Instagram and the smartphone revolution has seen more teenagers take... »
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

Elderly woman murdered at home

In what is suspected to be a case of murder for gain, a 78-year-old woman was hacked to death on Monday morning in her home near Periyapalayam in Tiruvalluvar district and her gold jewellery robbed... »
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

Scribes for visually impaired: HC notice to government

The Madras High Court on Monday ordered notice to the State government on a public interest litigation petition seeking a direction to implement immediately the Centre’s guidelines of February 2013... »
ATP and LPF union members come to blows at the first round of transport workers’ wage revision talks at Chrompet depot.— Photo: G. Krishnaswamy
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

Transport workers’ wage talks end in clash

The first round of transport workers’ wage revision talks at the Metropolitan Transport Corporation Training Centre at Chrompet ended in a clash between two trade unions on Monday.The talks... »
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

Action plan on turtle conservation readied

Fishermen are being motivated to use Turtle Excluder Device to prevent the death of sea turtles that get caught in fishing nets. Wildlife Wardens and District Forest Officers of coastal districts h... »
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

Pay Rs. 2.11 lakh as college fees, HC tells student’s father

The Madras High Court has directed a person to pay Rs.2.11 lakh towards the college fees for the third and fourth years of his son in two instalments. The first instalment should be paid within 10... »
BJP president Amit Shah launches the ‘missed call’ membership drive in Chennai.— FILE PHOTO:
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

22 lakh joined party, claims T.N. BJP

The Tamil Nadu BJP currently resembles marketing wings of corporate houses. Almost all leaders are out on the field chasing targets for its membership drive with its national president Amit Shah se... »
state-of-the-art:Apollo Hospitals chairman Prathap C. Reddy along with experts at the opening of the centre of excellence in hip arthroscopy.—Photo: R. Ravindran
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

Hip arthroscopy centre opened at Apollo

A centre of excellence in hip arthroscopy was launched at Apollo Hospitals recently. The launch coincided with the inauguration of an official conference on orthopaedics – Congress on Orthopaedics... »
Students will be mentored by experts on environment and development to write research articles —Photo: G. Krishnaswamy
CHENNAI, March 2, 2015

Scholar project turns students towards nature

That students should learn to protect biodiversity to ensure clean environment for future generations was the message that came out loud and clear at the launch of the Fledge School Scholar Program... »
honouring a legend:The Great MANdolin concert featured leading musicians who paid homage to Shrinivas on his 46{+t}{+h}birth anniversary—PHOTO: L. SRINIVASAN
CHENNAI, March 2, 2015

Mandolin Shrinivas remembered

Recollecting his first memory of Mandolin U. Shrinivas, renowned music director Ilayaraja recalled a 12-year-old child prodigy who came to his studio with his father, Koti Rajeshwara Rao, to join h... »

Festival promotes inclusion through art

No space for new post offices in city

Chennai today

Students, alumni protest felling of tree at MCC

No political, religious meets at community halls

‘Falling short of expectations’

Retailers seek rationalisation: Smuggling fears resurface

Minimum impact on differently-abled

Students revise lessons at the Chennai High School at Kottur Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

Of sacrifices, solidarity and sundal

The past couple of months have been a blur for R. Aishwarya, who is preparing for the State board class XII examinations that will begin in a couple of days. Without a minute to spare between spec... »
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

Change in train timings today

The Southern Railway has announced change in train timings on March 3 due to signalling work between Chengalpattu — Villupuram section. This is for commissioning of double line interlocking arrange... »
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

Document leak under probe, says Centre

The Union Home Ministry has submitted before the Madras High Court that it had ordered an enquiry into the alleged leakage of a secret document “Concerted efforts by select foreign-funded NGOs to t... »
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

Glorifying past not on agenda, say ICHR members

The two Chennai-based members in the newly constituted Indian Council of Historical Research on Monday expressed hope that they would be able to encourage research in local histories and move past... »
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

Three get bail in BSNL exchange case

: The Madras High Court on Monday granted bail to three persons arrested in the BSNL telephone exchange case.Justice P.Devadass passed the order on petitions by V.Gowthaman, the then Additio... »
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

PMK seeks CBI probe into rice smuggling

PMK leader S. Ramadoss on Monday demanded a CBI inquiry into the smuggling of rice meant for Public Distribution System in Tamil Nadu.Recalling the Economic Survey report placed in Parliamen... »
beyond the textbook:ABL aims at going beyond rote learning and engaging the child’s creativity—Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
CHENNAI, March 3, 2015

Has activity learning helped?

In order to gauge the effect activity-based learning (ABL) has had on students in government schools in the State, including Corporation-run schools, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is... »
beyond the textbook:ABL aims at going beyond rote learning and engaging the child’s creativity—Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
CHENNAI, March 2, 2015

Has activity learning helped? UNICEF to find out

In order to gauge the effect activity-based learning (ABL) has had on students in government schools in the State, including Corporation-run schools, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is... »
March 2, 2015

I want to remain Balachander’s best disciple: Kamal

My career would have certainly taken a different course had my mentor K. Balachander not spotted me, said actor Kamal Haasan on Sunday.

At the audio launch of Uttama Vill... »

A student of Auroville performs at the inauguration of the festival on Sunday —Photo: R. Ragu
CHENNAI, March 2, 2015

Auroville fest begins

Through the month of March, members of the international community of Auroville will spend time in Chennai, to help people here understand their culture through the ‘Auroville festival’, which bega... »

Petition filed for transfer of chief doctor at Stanley Hospital

Residents living in suburbs complain of corroded lamp posts

Sperm whale washed ashore

Bye, bye, Amby

Conman who promised railway tickets held

Health sector disappointed

‘A budget of missed opportunities’

Aruna Sairam.

The drama of sound

Eighteen musicians shared the stage to keep alive the memory of their fond collaborator U. Shrinivas at the Great MANdolin concert presented in association with The Hindu. »
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Power Shutdown

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas in Sembium from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. On Monday: Periyar Nagar, Sathyavani Muthu Nagar, Kakkanji Nagar, Karunanidhi Salai... »

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