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WATCH | Record rains lash Chennai, several areas waterlogged

As per the official data released by the Regional Meteorological Centre here, several stations in and around Chennai have registered rainfall in excess of 10 cm.

29 Oct 2020 11:56 am
BJP leader Khushbu arrested near Chennai en route toprotest against VCK's Thol Thirumavalavan

The former actress was on her way to Chidambaram to take part in the agitation organised by the BJP to protest the remarks of VCK president Thol Thirumavalavan on women quoting Manusmrithi.

27 Oct 2020 10:48 am
Home priceshave dipped this festive season

With banks offering interest rates as low as 7%, builders are hoping for a revival in demand

17 Oct 2020 6:10 am
Now, firms do not have to pay environment cost?

In yet another significant move, the Centre has decided not to levy Corporate Environment Responsibility (CER) cost on firms anymore.

17 Oct 2020 6:10 am
T Nagar residents stillwaiting for smart meters

The wait is still not over for T Nagar residents who were looking forward to the installation of smart electricity meters.

17 Oct 2020 6:10 am
Review meet held over plastic waste management

A meeting to discuss plastic waste management was held here on Friday.

17 Oct 2020 6:10 am
Conservancy works in four more Corporation zones to be outsourced

The civic body is currently holding discussions with prospective bidders for handing over the operations in four zones.

17 Oct 2020 6:09 am
Singing a new tune of justice

TM Krishna rsquo;s The Edict Project is an effort to bring alive lessons of compassion and empathy from Ashoka rsquo;s long-forgotten edicts and render it to music

17 Oct 2020 6:07 am
Keeping crawlies for greencompany

Generations of humans rise and fall within the lifetime of one tree, and yet we have managed to shake its very foundation with our irresponsible and careless lifestyle.

17 Oct 2020 6:07 am
Film knowledge is not elitist now

Rajiv Menon has had his hands full for years now with many responsibilities, including being a cinematographer, running a film institute, and producing ad films.

17 Oct 2020 6:06 am
A mooing effort

On a sunny Thursday afternoon, The Madras Pinjarapole on Konnur High Road was unusually busy. It was not just another working day for the residents here.

17 Oct 2020 6:06 am
Vehicles can now take right turn at Madhya Kailash towards Adyar

The city traffic police have allowed vehicles to take right turn at the Madhya Kailash junction, which has remained closed for almost a decade now.

17 Oct 2020 5:17 am
Drunk driving: Motorists, public intercept model

Identified as Vamsika, a model from Bengaluru, she was returning from a party. Some scared motorists chased the vehicle and intercepted it at Vadapalani.

17 Oct 2020 5:16 am
Two women on two-wheeler runover by MTC bus near Tambaram

Two young women riding a two-wheeler died after they were allegedly knocked down and run over by an MTC bus near Tambaram on Thursday night.

17 Oct 2020 5:16 am
167 kg ganja worth Rs 21 lakh seized from Chennai, Ranipet; four men arrested

The Mylapore police on Friday seized over 167 kg of ganja with a street value of at least `21 lakh and arrested four men from Ranipet and Chennai.

17 Oct 2020 5:14 am
Faceless assessment by Customs delaying imports in Chennai

Importers say the bills of air consignments, which are usually cleared in 48 hours, get delayed by nearly five days; automobile, auto ancillary industries impacted

16 Oct 2020 4:21 am
Covid-19: 27 private hospitals pulled up for violation

The Health Department has so far taken action against 27 private hospitals across the State for violating standard Covid treatment protocol and charging exorbitant fees.

16 Oct 2020 4:21 am
Dredging works at Pulicat lake to start soon

The projects include the construction of a fish landing centre and protection works in Pudupattinam, Uyyalikuppam, Roachma Nagar, Thangachimadam, Chinnamedu and Koozhiyar.

16 Oct 2020 4:21 am
Man strangles relative to death after rape, dumps body on riverbed

Flees with her 4-sov chain to make it look like a robbery; victim had gone for grazing pigs

16 Oct 2020 4:21 am
Sri Lankan drug trafficker Katta Kamini remanded in Puzhal jail

Fonseka, who is involved in murder conspiracies, was awarded death penalty in a drug trafficking case in the island nation.

16 Oct 2020 4:21 am
Bids to smuggle gold worth Rs 40 lakh foiled at Chennaiairport

A total of 416 gm of gold worth Rs 21.8 lakh was recovered. He was arrested. In a separate case, Air Intelligence officers intercepted a person walking suspiciously.

16 Oct 2020 4:21 am
Apollo Hospitals ready to administer 1 million Covid vaccines a day

In a bid to tackle challenges in the delivery of Covid vaccines, once made available, to all people, Apollo Hospitals has announced that it is prepared to administer one million vaccines every day.

16 Oct 2020 4:21 am
HC orders state to respond on marriage hall owners plea

The owners claimed that Revenue Department officials and police officers have been putting pressure on them to refund all money to persons concerned during the pandemic period.

16 Oct 2020 4:19 am
International bidders invited for desalination project

The plant at Perur along ECR is awaiting funds from World Bank

15 Oct 2020 5:02 am
Builders look for ways to overcome legal hurdles to development rules

The outcome of judgment in writ petition filed in court will impact ongoing constructions

15 Oct 2020 5:02 am
Two members of scripture union booked for sexually harassing minors

Two staff members of Scripture Union, an international Christian organisation, were booked by the city police on Wednesday for sexually harassing minor girls.

15 Oct 2020 5:01 am
Sewage work delay causing mishaps

It is a vital road connecting Irumbuliyur East and Tambaram.

15 Oct 2020 5:01 am
DTCP accords more powers to local bodies to grant approvals

Currently, local bodies can grant approvals to building plans for residential use of total built up area up to 7,000 sq.ft and up to eight dwelling units not exceeding 12 m in height.

15 Oct 2020 5:01 am
One for theoonjal

There are some things in life that carry the weight of generations, a microcosm of centuries of civilisation.

15 Oct 2020 4:58 am
Pray, fast,feast

It rsquo;s that time of the year when both revelry and reverence find company in each other.

15 Oct 2020 4:57 am
Rs 750 crore Oragadam logistics park to woo manufacturers

The state government will extend support in the form of necessary infrastructural support, regulatory permissions and registrations subject to the applicable laws.

15 Oct 2020 4:09 am
AMMK treasurer and former TN MLA Vetrivel critical after being hospitalised with COVID-19

Vetrivel was admitted to the Sri Ramachandra Hospital on October 6 and shifted to the ICU on October 9. quot;He is on ventilator and continues to be critical, quot; a statement from the hospital said.

14 Oct 2020 2:26 pm
Chennai to get fourth desalination plant, city reservoirs have enough water to last till summer

A top Chennai Metro Water official told The New Indian Express that the 400 MLD desalination plant which is likely to come into operation by 2024 could reduce the water stress immensely

14 Oct 2020 2:23 pm
Finally, Chennaiset to have an Outer Ring Road

The Second Master Plan also identified areas along ORR as potential areas to absorb the future growth.

14 Oct 2020 2:20 pm
Case filed against two Chennai preachers over sexual harassment of minor girls

The matter came to light after a Twitter user shared screenshots of chat conversations purportedly between Jaisundar, another SU preacher Reuben Clement and girls from the ages of 10-17

14 Oct 2020 2:10 pm
Madras High Court refuses to allow plea moved by actor Rajinikanth on property tax demand

The court suggested the petitioner to approach the city corporation by sending them reminders to the representation made.

14 Oct 2020 12:32 pm