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Vishing fraud: The call of deception

With the number of complaints by bank users regarding being cheated by gangs on the rise, police are asking customers not to reveal account details on phone. »
Many of the tenants have not renewed the lease agreement with Chennai Corporation.— file PHOTO G. SRIBHARATH

Rent for Corporation shops to go up

Rationalisation drive to facilitate massive reconstruction of commercial space »
Suresh Balaje, one of the partners of Wide Angle Creations, said the Palm D’ Or came as a pleasant surprise. Photo: R. Ragu

A Cannes winner’s Chennai link

A well-known city-based film production company, Wide Angle Creations, which has produced Papanaasam with Kamal Haasan in the lead, played an important part in the making of... »
Officials say the stations have been set up in such a manner that they are only 300 meters away from bus stands or railway stations.- Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam

Proper connectivity to Metro stations planned

Even as Chennaiites are gearing up to have a Metro Rail ride between Koyambedu and Alandur, the Chennai Metrorail Limited (CMRL) is preparing to provide proper connectivity to their stations.»
The Rs. 61-crore project will have two halls with a capacity to accommodate 1,000 persons each —Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam

At convention centre, a blend of architectural styles

Wallajah Road will soon get yet another landmark with ‘Kalaiarangam’, a state-of-the-art convention centre, being given its final touches.The majestic structure coming u... »
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Chennai, May 27, 2015

Para jump goes wrong; woman IAF officer injured

A lady officer of the Indian Air Force was injured in an incident while she was para jumping as part of her training at the Air Force Station in Tambaram on Wednesday morning. Flight Lieu... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Starting early on the path to a research mindset

For most students, the summer holidays before their final year in school begins mean extra classes and studying the Class XII portions. For this group of 30 students, however, this summer was spent... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Abandoned woman gives birth

Farida Khatun, a woman who was found injured and pregnant at a bus stand outside Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in March, delivered a baby girl earlier this week. The mother and baby are... »
Minor accidents are regular on cold milled roads.- Photo: M. Karunakaran
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Cold milled stretches unsafe, say motorists

In the past month, many motorists on some stretches of city roads felt they were unsteady, wobbling and have that constant fear of falling down. The reason: cold milled roads that have had the top... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Revenue official threatened

A revenue official attached to Tambaram Revenue Division was reportedly threatened for questioning illegal land-filling on ‘poromboke land’ adjacent to Gowriwakkam lake, under Sembakkam Municipalit... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Chidambaram’s congratulatory message irks Elangovan faction

A congratulatory message to AIADMK chief Jayalalithaa from former Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram seems to have rekindled a feud in the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee (TNCC), with the faction... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

DMK has the duty to file an appeal: Karunanidhi

The DMK decided to go for an appeal against the acquittal of Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and others from the disproportionate wealth case to fulfil the expectations of the people of Tamil Nadu, par... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Nokia withdraws plea to sell Sriperumbudur unit

Nokia India on Tuesday informed the Delhi High Court that it wants to withdraw its plea to sell its mobile manufacturing unit at Sriperumbudur, near Chennai, which was frozen over a Rs 10,000-crore... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

R.K. Nagar by-poll on June 27

The Election Commission of India on Tuesday announced that the by-poll to Dr. Radhakrishnan Nagar constituency in Chennai would be held on June 27.However, Opposition parties, including the... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

‘Rectify flaws before paying schools for RTE’

Activists have urged the State government not to release money to private schools as fee reimbursement for students they had admitted under provisions of Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Ed... »

AAP ridicules BJP’s Ache Din

Summer ailments

Film on slain Lankan TV journalist banned

CBSE class XII results: State achieves 97.06 pass percentage

Boy drowns in pond

Man falls to death

Online submission of applications for new power connections soon

Work on Amma Theatres begins again

CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Overseas jobs for mechanical engineering professionals

Overseas Manpower Corporation has invited applications from candidates below 30 years of age for a leading company in Oman.According to a press release, selected candidates qualified in mech... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Hypertension camp finds many unaware of condition

At a hypertension screening camp conducted by a private hospital on Tuesday, doctors were startled: a lot of young people were found to have high blood pressure, and at least half of those who were... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Corporation to use part-time workers for conservancy

Two years after planning to use part-time workers for conservancy, the Chennai Corporation on Tuesday instructed officials to identify zones suitable for carrying out conservancy operations using s... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Cook falls to death from terrace



A 47-year-old cook died on Monday night after he allegedly slipped and fell from the third floor of the restaurant in Royapuram where he worked. Police... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Posters alleging graft demoralising, say IAS officers

The Tamil Nadu IAS Officers’ Association has condemned the recent display of posters in public with names and photographs of some of its members with allegations of corruption without any basis.»
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Anbumani calls EC partisan

Former Union Health Minister and PMK leader Anbumani Ramadoss on Tuesday accused the Election Commission of being “partisan to the ruling AIADMK” for the pace at which the by-poll was announced for... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

HC vacates order barring football association from discharging duties

The Madras High Court has vacated its earlier interim order, which had restrained the office-bearers of the Chennai Football Association (CFA) from discharging its duties.Dismissing an origi... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Dispel doubts on filing appeal, PMK tells Karnataka

PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Tuesday urged the Karnataka government to dispel the doubts in the minds of the people about its stand on filing an appeal in the Supreme Court against the Karnataka High... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Online healthcare services mushroom

Finding a doctor is easier now than it’s probably ever been. Go online, log on to one of several portals that offer searches for doctors and book an appointment. With the mushrooming of online heal... »
CHENNAI, May 27, 2015

Police constable suspended

A constable attached to Anna Square police station was suspended on Tuesday for allegedly issuing non-traceable certificate for lost passports by forging the signature of the station inspector.... »

Petition alleges pollution of Cauvery by effluents from Bengaluru

Brace yourself, the heat only gets worse

Chennai boy triumphs at Spelling Bee tourney

Of endurance and well-deserved success

Man electrocuted

An uphill task for pedestrians to cross one-way roads in Kilpauk

Residents upset as CMDA plans to re-classify land around Red Hills Lake

Power Shutdown

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on May 08, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. »