A couple of weeks back, residents had staged protests when eviction notices were put up on houses along Marina Loop Road. File photo
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A couple of weeks back, residents had staged protests when eviction notices were put up on houses along Marina Loop Road. File photo

Fishermen stop NGT inspection team

Advocate-commisioner was to check if work on Marina Loop Road violated norms »
Udhayanidhi Stalin's next film, Nanben Da , with Nayanthara and Santhanam as co-stars, releases on Friday —Photo: Special Arrangement

‘Big-hero prices have gone through the roof’

That is why movies today are commercially unviable, says Udhayanidhi Stalin »
all-round development:To ensure employee welfare, the industrial estate operates a crèche, among other facilities —Photo: K. Pichumani

Ambattur estate to go clean and green

Continuing in its efforts to become greener, the Ambattur Industrial Estate Manufacturers Association (AIEMA) plans to eliminate plastic on the premises, introduce solar lighting, and establish a c... »
The actor was speaking at the launch of Trust Sanmati —Photo: R. Ragu

Actor Vikram speaks out against stigma

When the movie, Deiva Thirumagal , featuring actor Vikram as the mentally-challenged Krishna, released, the audience did not see Krishna as someone with a mental condition, but as a fath... »

Teens fall 20 feet from flyover

Two teenagers on a motorcycle fell off Murasoli Maran flyover in Perambur on Saturday night.The condition of one rider remains critical after the more-than-20-feet fall.The accident t... »
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CHENNAI, March 29, 2015

With rare unity, State MPs meet Modi

In a rare display of political unity, parliamentarians from Tamil Nadu, cutting across party lines, including arch-rivals DMK and AIADMK, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday on the Mekedat... »
CHENNAI, March 29, 2015

Electoral services launched

Chief Electoral Officer Sandeep Saxena on Friday launched a range of electoral services through common service centres. Launching the services in Mylapore Taluk Office on Friday, Dr.Saxena said ove... »
CHENNAI, March 29, 2015

Summer sets bikes on fire

A video grab of a motorcycle catching fire at a petrol bunk, while the rider is sitting astride, has gone viral on social media.The incident took place last month at a petrol bunk in Vedal n... »
Makkal Kalai Ilakkiya Kazhagam members block a train at the Tiruchi railway junction on Saturday.— Photo: A. Muralitharan
CHENNAI, March 29, 2015

Mixed response to bandh call in State

The day-long State-wide bandh that was called by the farmers and backed by the Opposition parties and various trade unions protesting Karnataka’s move to build a dam at Mekedatu, evoked mixed respo... »
CHENNAI, March 29, 2015

Trains cancelled

Signal blocks for all lines at Avadi have resulted in the cancellation of four EMU trains on March 31.Train number 43001, Chennai Central (Moore market complex) to Avadi EMU, scheduled to le... »
CHENNAI, March 28, 2015

From the halls of WCC to Japan

It was a free-wheeling conversation that ensued when Deepa Gopalan Wadhwa, the ambassador of India to Japan, interacted with students of her alma mater, Women’s Christian College. As the ch... »
smart commute:The app developed at IIT-Madras Research Park has been downloaded over 7,500 times —Photo: M. Karunakaran
CHENNAI, March 28, 2015

Making sense of the city’s traffic chaos

Rapid changes in the location of bus shelters, bus routes and traffic diversions have started posing challenges to public transport mobile apps that offer information on buses and trains. As many m... »
CHENNAI, March 28, 2015

From the halls of WCC to Japan

It was a free-wheeling conversation that ensued when Deepa Gopalan Wadhwa, the ambassador of India to Japan, interacted with students of her alma mater, Women’s Christian College.As the chie... »
CHENNAI, March 28, 2015

Vaccination drive to cover 8 districts

As part of the Centre’s plan to achieve universal immunisation in the country by 2020, Tamil Nadu will be targeting pockets where children have not been vaccinated. The programme will commence on A... »
CHENNAI, March 28, 2015

Turf war in State BJP escalates

The appointment of a new joint organising secretary seems to be the result of a heightening turf war between factions in the Tamil Nadu BJP, with sources indicating that more organisational changes... »

DMK, AIADMK spar in Assembly

No reprieve for RTO in 2012 accident case

Kodambakkam dreams: portrait of a shy child actor

Dispute over Marina Loop Road continues

An exciting start, dismal end for city cricket fans

Private tankers checked for chlorine content

Two held with fake credit cards

Amphetamine seized

March 29, 2015

CSK fans will root for New Zealand

Fans of Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will root for New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum during the ICC World Cup final in Melbourne on Sunday.The 33-year-old McCullum, who destroys attacks at t... »
CHENNAI, March 29, 2015

Scholarship test today

Byju’s Classes, along with The Hindu , will conduct a free scholarship test on Sunday for students of classes VII to XI.The test will be followed by a workshop for stude... »
CHENNAI, March 29, 2015

CM violated Constitution: Ramadoss

PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Saturday alleged that Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam had violated the Constitution by stating that the budget was prepared with the guidance of AIADMK supremo Jayalalith... »
( From left) F.M. Ibrahim Kalifulla, Judge, Supreme Court; H.L. Dattu, Chief Justice of India; C. Nagappan, Judge, Supreme Court; and Sanjay Kishan Kaul, Chief Justice, Madras High Court, at the Madras Bar Association’s 150th year valedictory in Chennai on Saturday.— Photo: R. Ragu
CHENNAI, March 29, 2015

Do not remain silent about social evils: Dattu

The legal fraternity needs to stand up for those in need and not keep silent when an evil is seen, Supreme Court Chief Justice H.L. Dattu said here on Saturday.Speaking at the valedictory fu... »
CHENNAI, March 29, 2015

NGT inspection for road project cancelled

The inspection ordered by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) of the Marina Loop Road project by an Advocate Commissioner was halted on Friday after local fishermen gheraoed the team demanding that t... »
CHENNAI, March 28, 2015

Bandh unlikely to affect city

The State-wide bandh, announced by various farmers associations on Saturday, and supported by opposition parties, is unlikely to affect normal life in the city.The protesters are against the... »
CHENNAI, March 28, 2015

50% merit seats in dental colleges sought

A group of aspirants for postgraduate dental colleges in the State have submitted a petition to the Health Secretary, demanding that 50 per cent of the seats in private colleges be allotted to stud... »
CHENNAI, March 28, 2015

Stop using riverbank for garbage transfer

The National Green Tribunal (NGT)-Southern Bench has directed the Chennai Corporation to find an alternative site for a garbage transit station instead of using the Cooum river bank in Nolambur.»
CHENNAI, March 28, 2015

An online guide to the A-Z of surgery

Here’s a tool for students hoping to master the nuances of surgery — initiative of SRM Institutes for Medical Science, Vadapalani, the site to be launched on Saturd... »
CHENNAI, March 28, 2015

TN opposes Centre’s inaction

A day ahead of an Opposition-backed farmers’ bandh over the Mekedatu row, the Tamil Nadu Assembly on Friday adopted a unanimous resolution, moved by Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam, urging the Cent... »

2 IAS officers seek quashing of proceedings

Two held with fake credit cards

Kodambakkam dreams: portrait of a shy child actor

Genetic test helps treat diabetic infant

Short-film festival held

Unpaid charges threaten maintenance of FOBs

Heavy vehicles pose hardship to residents