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Boy on footboard of MTC bus crushed to death

An 11-year-old boy travelling on the footboard of an MTC bus died on Wednesday morning after he slipped and came under the rear wheels of the vehicle which was about to e

The Times of India 12 Dec 2019 5:45 am

TN: Engineering student ends life in hostel room

A first year engineering student committed suicide on hostel premises near Thiruporur on Tuesday. While the reason behind suicide is still unknown, police are inquiring t

The Times of India 12 Dec 2019 4:59 am

Security check at Chennai airport gets faster

Passengers may no longer have to wait in long queues at security check at domestic terminal as AAI has speeded up screening of cabin bags by introducing an automatic syst

The Times of India 12 Dec 2019 4:58 am

Commercial real estate bounces back in Chennai

After than 6 years, real estate activity has picked up momentum in Chennai, taking the overall absorption of commercial space to nearly 60 lakh square feet. The hectic ac

The Times of India 12 Dec 2019 4:05 am

Automobile firm denudes Ashoka trees; charged

An automobile agency in the city allegedly pruned three fully grown Ashoka trees leaving the trunk alone near its premises at Cantonment on Wednesday.

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 10:50 pm

Tamil Nadu: Cumbum to host birders' meet

The sixth Tamil Birders Network meet will take place at Sri Adi Chunchanagiri Womens College in Cumbum on December 14 and 15.

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 9:27 pm

Three men electrocuted in Tamil Nadu

Three people, including two siblings, were electrocuted near Peralam in Tiruvarur district of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 9:16 pm

TNPSC postpones departmental exams

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) has postponed departmental exams scheduled to be held from December 22 to 30 in view of local body elections. Now, the ex

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 8:23 pm

TN: 2 held for poaching mongoose, monitor lizard

Two men were arrested in Trichy district of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday for hunting a mongoose and a monitor lizard in Upper Anaicut reserve forest.

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 6:29 pm

CAB a betrayal of democracy, Kamal Haasan says

Actor and MNM chief Kamal Haasan on Wednesday criticised the BJP government for tampering with the countrys flawless Constitution. He said it is a betrayal of the people

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 6:17 pm

HCs can grant bail in cases filed under SC/ST Act

Though SC/STs (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989 bars anticipatory bail people facing cases under the Act, high courts can still grant them the relief by invoking their

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 5:54 pm

Kanyakumari: 17 fishermen rescued from boat

The boat -- named Morning Star belonging to Ebin K P of Munambam in Kerala -- started sinking after its base had been broken.

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 5:22 pm

Woman intruder into BJP office in Chennai nabbed by police

The 27-year-old told police that since there had been no action on a cheating complaint she had reportedly lodged, she had been approaching one of the BJP leaders for rel

The Hindu 11 Dec 2019 4:55 pm

Gold, money stolen from locked house in Madurai

Unidentified people broke into the house of a bank manager here and decamped with gold jewellery weighing 776 gram and Rs 1.65 lakh in cash.

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 4:14 pm

Has air quality in Thoothukudi remained same since Sterlite closure? Report says no

The Chennai Solidarity Group, an alliance of city based NGOs has released a report countering RTI information recently reported about the air quality in Thoothukudi distr

thenewsminute 11 Dec 2019 4:06 pm

Sale of nursery pots made prison inmates opened

Deputy inspector general of police (prisons) D Pazhani on Wednesday inaugurated sale of nursery pots manufactured by Madurai Central Prison inmates.

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 3:16 pm

Afraid of losing homes, TN Housing Board residents in Coimbatore write to Collector

I am 68 years old now and I want to die in peace, in a decent house. Is that too much to ask for? questions Krishnamoorthy. His angst stems from the battered condition of

thenewsminute 11 Dec 2019 12:39 pm

Why have Sri Lankan Tamils and Muslims been left out of CAB asks Kamal Haasan

Makkal Needhi Maiam founder Kamal Haasan on Tuesday wondered why Sri Lankan Tamils and Muslims were left out of the ambit of the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill if it was a

thenewsminute 11 Dec 2019 12:34 pm

8-month-old falls from 5th floor of building in Chennai, miraculously survives

In what can be termed as nothing short of a miracle, an eight-month child in Chennai, fell from the fifth floor of a six-storey building in Chennai and managed to survive

thenewsminute 11 Dec 2019 9:39 am

MTC to get 15 new buses soon; 800 replaced in a yr

Fifteen new red buses will soon be added to Metropolitan Transport Corporation's (MTC) fleet.With these, MTC has successfully replaced around 800 old buses in less than a

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 9:37 am

Explosion of scrap shell from TN firing range injures 2

In an incident shockingly similar to the explosion in August which killed two youths, a 65-year-old woman and a 50-year-old man have been injured on Tuesday eve

thenewsminute 11 Dec 2019 8:55 am

Chennais pedestrian plaza has everything but a washroom

Users and police personnel say they struggle to find a bathroom

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:45 am

Miraculous escape for baby that fell from 5th floor

An eight-month old baby had a miraculous escape after she slipped off the fifth-floor balcony of her grandmother rsquo;s house in Sowcarpet.

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:45 am

Effort to smuggle shark fins foiled

Customs Air Intelligence officials foiled a bid to smuggle eight kg of shark fins, that come under CITES listed species, at Chennai airport from a Singapore-bound passeng

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:45 am

Chennai-Puducherry fast passenger capacity set to double

The MEMU train which has driving motors at both ends, is made up of three units each comprising one motor coach and three trailer coaches.

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:45 am

Two injured in unidentified object explosion

Two people have been injured after an unidentified object went off at Hanumanthapuram near Maraimalai Nagar in Kancheepuram on Tuesday evening.

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:44 am

Testing trash tolerance

Delay in collecting garbage from bins stinks up north Chennai; civic body, conservacy staff blame residents for generating more waste

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:38 am

Power through exam pressure

Eating right, sleeping well and taking deep breaths during testing times are a few steps to...

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:37 am

A haven for lush greenery

Gardening in a city comes with its own set of challenges mdash; from the need for sufficient space to suitable weather conditions.

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:36 am

Are you a responsible pet parent?

Looking after your pet doesn rsquo;t have to be a lonely journey. Here rsquo;s how you can pick the right groomer, walker and nutritionist for your furry friend

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:36 am

Talking across the tabla

A few minutes into the conversation with Ustad Zakir Hussain, one of the first things that struck us was his focus and involvement in the exchange.

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:35 am

Secure the world

Similarly, through television, families take a daily dose of violence and some time misinformation in the form of biased news.

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:35 am

Is your water bottle causing cancer?

The environmental concerns over plastic are leading to a global movement seeking prohibitory and regulatory laws over its use.

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:35 am

Go natural to heal rheumatoid arthritis

Naturopathy is one of the most effective systems of alternative medicine to deal with symptoms of arthritis.

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:35 am

Have a happy, healthy family with VayuVilangam

This extensive usage has pushed this species into a vulnerable category of the red list and needs immediate conservation action to prevent extinction.

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:34 am

Vainika to win over Wisconsin

For the last forty years, Nirmala Rajasekar has been giving a global dimension to the traditional veena, making her a sought-after composer across the world

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:34 am

Scrap gets a sustainable spin

It rsquo;s that time of the year when markets and stores are brimming with shoppers to deck up their homes with festive goodies.

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:34 am

Casting light on caste matters

The documentary that released in March 2018 fetched a nomination for the International Emmy Awards under the Best Documentary category in August 2019.

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:34 am

North meets south in this classical flute concert

The prince of Arcot, Nawab Mohammad Abdul Ali, will be the chief guest. Padma Bhushan awardee Sudha Ragunathan will light the kuthuvilakku.

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:33 am

Cube at her feet: Lakshimis journey in a mans world

Ardent followers of the TV series Flash will know how the mind of the exceedingly nimble Barry Allen works.

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 6:33 am

3 months pregnant woman dies of snakebite

A pregnant woman died from a snakebite in Poonamallee on Tuesday night on the way to the hospital.

The Times of India 11 Dec 2019 6:23 am

Leg amputated, doctors help youth regain confidence

A 22-year-old youth who lost his leg to an accident has got a new lease of life after doctors at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital fit him with a knee lower limb p

The New Indian Express 11 Dec 2019 5:18 am