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While some arterial roads are well-maintained, stretches on the Madhavaram Bazar Road and Andarkuppam Road are in a terrible condition. Photo: Jothi Ramalingam
While some arterial roads are well-maintained, stretches on the Madhavaram Bazar Road and Andarkuppam Road are in a terrible condition. Photo: Jothi Ramalingam

The jury’s out on Highway roads

While some of the prominent stretches maintained by the Highways department are in good shape, many others face familiar problems such as water-logging and lack of width »
Timely service:The lungs were transported from the hospital to the airport in just 12 minutes —Photo: Special Arrangement

Patient in Chennai gets lungs from Visakhapatnam

In less than 20 minutes, a pair of lungs was rushed from Chennai airport, where the organs landed at 4.10 p.m., to Global Hospitals, where a patient was waiting in the operation theatre – via a gre... »
Residents have given up a number of practices to mark Lent. A scene from Palm Sunday celebrations —Photo: G. Sribharath

Of sacrifices and celebration

Owing to a bout of illness a few months ago, former Corporation Councillor Mangal Raj has kept away from attending public functions. But, he is certainly looking forward to the organ, eye, blood an... »
Cathedral Road is one of the stretches which may get a makeover— Photo: M. Karunakaran

40 bus routes to get priority makeover

These are likely to be frequented by delegates to the Global Investors’ Meet »

A taxi driver’s life-saving act

It is an act of true heroism to prioritise the safety of those dependent on you, especially at a time of acute personal distress. By this marker, D. Balachandran is as heroic as they come.Ba... »
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V. Jayanth, senior managing editor of‘The Hindu’, was given the Excellence in Journalism award by Governor K. Rosaiah—Photo: K. Pichumani
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

Rotary awards four city personalities

Governor K. Rosaiah, on Tuesday, commended Rotary International’s contribution in making India a polio-free nation.Speaking at an awards function organised by Rotary Club of Madras-Chenna Pa... »
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

E.U. film fest begins

For residents who wish for a glimpse into the window of contemporary life in Europe, the 20{+t}{+h}European Union Film Festival is a must watch.It has been organised by the delegation of Eur... »
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

Chepauk: the wait for planning permissions

Following the Supreme Court order on Tuesday pertaining to the de-sealing of renovated I,J and K stands in M.A.Chidambaram Stadium in Chepauk, the Chennai Corporation is keeping its fingers crossed... »
Aruna Srinivasan was murdered by her boyfriend on March 9—Photo: Special Arrangement
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

20 days after murder, suspect still elusive

Nearly a month after Dinesh Kannappan (25), a BPO employee, fled after allegedly murdering his girlfriend and unsuccessfully trying to dump her body, police are yet to trace him. Police say one rea... »
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

Amid argument, man cuts off rival’s ponytail

An altercation between two men over a parked motorcycle ended in one cutting off the other’s ponytail with a knife.The act has landed the attacker in prison after he was booked on charges, i... »
The Corporation and the traffic police conducted a survey on illegal parking before filing the report—Photo: M. Karunakaran
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

Many restaurants lack traffic clearances, says report

Several eateries/restaurants are functioning in the city without obtaining traffic clearance from the city police.This is what figures in a joint report submitted by the police and the Chenn... »
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

HC gives govt. time to reply to contempt plea

The Madras High Court has granted time to the Tamil Nadu government till April 23 to file a reply to a contempt petition seeking to punish the Health Secretary, Director of Medical Education and th... »
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

OPS, Stalin spar over State’s finances

Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam and DMK treasurer M.K. Stalin on Tuesday took on each other on the issue of the financial situation of the Tamil Nadu government.During the debate on the Budg... »
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

Teachers expect more full mark scorers in Plus Two exam

With the corrections for Class XII exam papers taking place, teachers say they expect a large number of centums and students who score 99 in different papers in all the streams.Some years ag... »
Chilling out:The vitamin-rich muskmelon is readily available during the summer and is an excellent way to stay cool —Photo: M. Karunakaran
Chennai, April 1, 2015

When temperature soars, drink up and stay cool

Are you a summer person, who likes to or has to roam about under the clear blue skies?If so, then ensure you get enough hydration through the summer, since dehydration is a serious risk for... »

Airport amenities to get better soon

China planning to set up Consulate General in Chennai

A taxi driver’s life-saving act

‘Schools need to rethink grading mechanisms’

Unions refuse ‘new pension scheme’

Residents fear encroachment

Crash barriers come up on Wall Tax Road

Education, the musical way

CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

A taxi driver’s life-saving act

It is an act of true heroism to prioritise the safety of those dependent on you, especially at a time of acute personal distress. By this marker, D. Balachandran is as heroic as they come.Ba... »
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

Inclusion, a myth in autism: experts

P. Malar had to visit 10 schools before one finally agreed to take in her son. Most schools initially agreed but hesitated when she told them he had autism.“They would say they wanted to see... »
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

Sanskrit exponent passes away

P. S. Ramamurti, secretary of the Egmore Samskrt School and the Surabharati Samiti, died on Tuesday morning. A resident of Vellala Street in Purasawalkam, PSR, as he was known to his friends, was 7... »
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

Four teenagers held for murder

Four school students have been sent to a juvenile home in Kellys on Tuesday in connection with the murder of a 21-year-old man whose decomposed body was discovered in Mangadu on Monday afternoon. T... »
There have been quite a few instances of passengers being denied boarding passes despite being only slightly late —Photo: G. Krishnaswamy
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

When even minor delays upset plans

On 23 March, 20-year-old Ankit Khanna finished his college exam and rushed to Chennai airport to catch an Air India flight to New Delhi for a job interview. When Mr. Khanna reached the airline coun... »
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

College Day celebrated

Students should be encouraged to think critically, and educational institutions play a key role in that, said N. Ravi, vice-chairman, Kasturi and Sons Limited. He was addressing the gathering of fa... »
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

6 DMDK MLAs suspended for next session too

The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Tuesday adopted a resolution suspending six DMDK MLAs for 10 days in the next session as well even as the Opposition staged a walk out calling the punishment “too harsh.”... »
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

Govt. rules out probe into Udangudi project delay

Standing its ground over the scrapping of Udangudi power project, the AIADMK government on Tuesday squarely blamed the DMK and the two bidders for the delay in implementing the project and rejected... »
Timely service:The lungs were transported from the hospital to the airport in just 12 minutes —Photo: Special Arrangement
CHENNAI/VISHAKAPATNAM, April 1, 2015

Patient in Chennai gets lungs from Visakhapatnam

In less than 20 minutes, a pair of lungs was rushed from Chennai airport, where the organs landed at 4.10 p.m., to Global Hospitals, where a patient was waiting in the operation theatre – via a gre... »
CHENNAI, April 1, 2015

Another glass panel crashes at Chennai airport

One more glass panel crashed at the Chennai airport on Saturday night, the latest in a series of infrastructural accidents at the facility.Around 11 p.m., a glass panel measuring 12X4 fell n... »

AIADMK defends stand on land Bill

Rail employee held for cheating job seekers

Complaint against online release of songs

Madhavaram lake revival project picks up pace

Man falls to death

Another glass panel crashes at airport

Protest over denial of old age pension


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