Drivers at an apartment complex in Kilpauk donated blood to help those in distress in Nepal. Photo: Deepak Harichandan
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Drivers at an apartment complex in Kilpauk donated blood to help those in distress in Nepal. Photo: Deepak Harichandan

Of out-of-the-box ways to help with earthquake relief

City-based organisation Paperman, is giving residents an option to donate towards relief efforts. »
Comic Con organisers say an event in Chennai is on the cards once the right infrastructure is in place—Photo: K. Murali Kumar Fans Unite

Chennai’s long wait for a Comic Con

Ever since John Wesley, a client service executive at an event management firm, came across the concept of Comic Con through the show Big Bang Theory, he wanted to go to San Diego to a... »

When your favourite celebrity is on the line

TV channels are now getting stars to lend their voice to phone calls encouraging viewers to tune into the newest shows »
Trouble spot:The portion of the Poonamallee High Road near the nurses’ hostel of Madras Medical College and Hospital which gave away on Friday night.— Photo: K.V. Srinivasan

Part of Poonamallee Road caves in

Due to ongoing tunnelling work for Metro Rail near MMC »

Corporation to compensate people relocated by projects

With thousands of residents likely to be resettled for various civic projects to be implemented in the city in three years, the Chennai Corporation has assured to pay evicted people their month... »

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Students from the Asain College of Journalism with their degrees after the Convocation in Chennai. Photo: M. Vedhan
CHENNAI, May 4, 2015

ACJ institutes investigative reporting award

To recognise exemplary efforts in the field of investigative reporting, the Asian College of Journalism (ACJ) has instituted the ‘ACJ Investigative Journalism Award’ from 2015. The award wil... »
In this April 27, 2015 photo, newly appointed city judge, Chennai-born Raja Rajeswari, rises to take her place for a Judicial Swearing-In Ceremony at New York City Hall in New York.
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

NYC judge Rajeswari acknowledges Chennai connect

When she raised her hand to take the oath of office, Judge Raja Rajeswari, the first Indian woman to be appointed to a criminal court in New York, it was a symbolic gesture. It was a thumbs up for... »
new options:Over 50 universities from across the globe are participating in the two-day fair—Photo: K. Pichumani
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

Exploring new vistas in education

Global exposure, job opportunities and skill development are some of the reasons cited by students who want to study overseas.Many of these factors were elaborated on at The Hin... »
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

38-year-old woman found dead at home

The body of a 38-year-old woman was found in a highly decomposed state in her house in Ambattur on Friday evening. Ambattur police sources said Kavitha was living alone in a rented house on Manimek... »
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

Death of patient sparks protest

Tension prevailed outside the Government Royapettah Hospital on Saturday afternoon after family members of a young man refused to receive his body demanding action against authorities of the Govern... »
A file photo of DMK treasurer M.K. Stalin
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

Stalin accuses CM of punishing people for the sake of Jayalalithaa

DMK treasurer M.K. Stalin on Saturday asked Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam to declare whether his duty and loyalty were towards the people of Tamil Nadu or to his “convicted leader.”In a op... »
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

SRMU to join indefinite strike opposing privatisation

Thousands of employees owing allegiance to the Southern Railway Mazdoor Union (SRMU) will participate in the nationwide indefinite general strike commencing on November 23 along with other Central... »
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

Special trains for Tirunelveli, Nagercoil

The Southern Railway on Saturday announced six special trains to clear the extra rush of passengers in the routes between Chennai, Tirunelveli and Nagercoil and have opened the reservation for the... »
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

VHS gets digital radiography system

  Hyundai Motor India Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility arm of Hyundai Motor India Limited, donated a high-tech digital radiography system to Voluntary Health Services (VHS), Taramani... »
Dr. Bose, who has worked at CMC Vellore and JIPMER, now runs his own clinic in Aruppukottai near Madurai —Photo: Special Arrangement
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

Age no bar for a super-specialty degree

It’s not every year that a 71-year-old receives a degree for completing a super-specialty medical course. But on Thursday, at the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University’s convocation, septuagenarian... »

New MBBS curriculum may be introduced next year

Burial ground services will be offered free, says Mayor

Uttama Villain fails to hit the screens

Now, order ‘My stamp’ online

Petrol bomb hurled at Andhra bank

Makeshift barricades endanger drivers

City gets its first AC bus shelter

Jayalalithaa slams fuel price hike

VCK president Thol Thirumavalavan presents the award to writer Arundhati Roy at a function in Chennai on Saturday. Photo: M. Vedhan
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

Arundhati Roy receives ‘Ambedkar Sudar’ award

“The major challenge before us is to fight caste without inadvertently strengthening and deepening caste divisions that were designed to prevent political solidarity. This makes it a very complicat... »
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

International award for Metrowater

Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board has bagged ‘The Water Leaders Award-2015’ for managing the drought situation in the city efficiently last year.The award was presented by... »
A view of polluted Adyar near Gowl Bazaar.— Photo: G. Krishnaswamy
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

‘Help end pollution in Adyar river’

Welcoming the recent order of the Southern Bench of National Green Tribunal, residents of Anakaputhur, Pammal and Pozhichalur have appealed to the Kancheepuram district administration to help put a... »
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

Silver armour missing from actor’s house

A silver armour weighing 25 kg went missing from the residence of an yesteryear actor in Nungambakkam. A police probe is underway.Nungambakkam police sources said the theft was reported by o... »
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

Withdraw road safety and transport bill: DMK

The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Saturday urged the Centre to withdraw the Road Safety and Transport Bill 2014, observing it would weaken public transport in the States.Accusing the BJ... »
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

Marathon negotiations pave way for Uttama Villain’s release

Actor Kamal Haasan’s Uttama Villain was finally released in theatres on Saturday after its producer, Thirrupathi Brothers, and their financiers struck a deal. The film, which w... »
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

VCK honours Arundhati Roy

“The major challenge before us is to fight caste without inadvertently strengthening and deepening caste divisions that were designed to prevent political solidarity. This makes it a very complicat... »

How data drives the way cricket is served

Many decades ago, radio commentary used to be the best way to catch the cricket action. Then came live television. It may now well be the age of data, delivered live over smartphones and shareable... »
CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

Six new shelters for homeless soon, but Corporation needs space for more

The city will be getting six more shelters for the homeless in a month, taking the total number to 34, in the Chennai Corporation’s attempt to meet a 2010 Supreme Court order stating that every maj... »
 CHENNAI, May 3, 2015

The long journey to register a car

Even if the bureaucracy fails to create an enabling environment for the differently-abled, it makes sense not to frustrate their endeavours further with red tapism. But, members of the differently-... »

Files missing from drainage board office

Chennai Central blasts: Still seeking closure

Sembakkam residents to go on fast

‘Sensitise people to cyber crime’

Files missing from drainage board office

Top Corporation officials transferred

Pillion rider killed in accident

Chennai sculptor hews Buddha statue in Sri Lanka

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... »