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Tangedco employees rally affects traffic on Anna Salai in Chennai

The rally was held as announced earlier, even as Tangedco addressed the unions in a letter with its proposals to meet the demands of the employees on Monday and sought their reply within seven days.

28 Mar 2023 7:24 pm
Former police inspector gets jail in graft case

S P Selvaraj, 72, who was an inspector in Siruganur police station in Trichy district, was convicted by the special court for the Prevention of Corruption Act for accepting a bribe of Rs 6,000 from a man in November 2006.

28 Mar 2023 3:55 pm
Coimbatore city police to get additional man power for newly sanctioned three stations

The state government sanctioned two new police stations for Coimbatore city police and one police station for Coimbatore rural police.

28 Mar 2023 11:33 am
Madras high court refuses to stall election to AIADMK general secretary post

The order was passed on the interim applications moved by OPS, his supporters PH Manoj Pandian, R Vaithilingam and JSD Prabhakar challenging the election.

28 Mar 2023 10:59 am
Stylish advertisement boards to be put up in bus shelters in Coimbatore

The city corporation is planning to improve the appearance of bus shelters by installing advertisement boards with uniform space and design.

28 Mar 2023 8:32 am
Professor suspended over sexual harassment complaint in Coimbatore

An associate professor of a government-aided college in the city has been placed under suspension following a complaint from a male research scholar that the professor had sexually harassed him.

28 Mar 2023 8:32 am
Two held for attempting to kill corporation employee

The Kuniyamuthur police on Monday arrested a bubble top water can supplier and his assistant for attempting to murder a temporary staff of the city corporation.

28 Mar 2023 8:32 am
Coimbatore man gets 10-year RI under Pocso Act

The special court for the trial of cases registered under the Pocso Act on Monday awarded 10 years of rigorous imprisonment to a 34-year-old man and his two friends for raping a 16-year-old girl in 2019. The court slapped a fine of Rs 15,000 each on the accused.

28 Mar 2023 8:32 am
Union seeks action against Periyar University VC

Members of the Periyar University Employees Union (PUEU) have submitted a petition with the secretary of the department of the labour welfare and skill development seeking action against the vice-chancellor and the registrar of the university for dismissing four temporary consolidated payment workers without following due procedures.

28 Mar 2023 8:32 am
42,000 fined in 22 days as traffic police crack down in Chennai

The traffic police have booked and fined nearly 42,000 violators in the last 22 days, deploying personnel at key junctions to photograph the offences. Of these, 17,043 were booked for not complying with the stopline rule, 13,484 for not wearing helmets, 7,564 for riding on the wrong side and causing hindrance to motorists, 3,511 for jumping signals and 1,103 for riding/driving with defective number plates. Members of the last category were also told to change the number plates on the spot.

28 Mar 2023 7:17 am
Revenue deficit falls in Greater Chennai Corporation budget

The Greater Chennai Corporation budget for 2023-24 has revenue deficit down to 334.5 crore from about 780 crore the previous year, but no cut in spending on infrastructure, reports Omjasvin MD.

28 Mar 2023 4:36 am
Tamil Nadu reports 102 fresh Covid cases

Union health secretary Rajesh Bhushan conducted a virtual meeting with the senior health officials and doctors from across the country to discuss the spike in Covid-19 cases over the last two months.

28 Mar 2023 4:22 am
IIT-Madras researchers develop paper-based device to detect milk adulteration

The test could be performed at home. It can detect multiple substances used as adulterating agents, including urea, detergents, soap, starch, hydrogen peroxide, sodium-hydrogen-carbonate, salt and others.

27 Mar 2023 7:39 pm
Gang murders BJP functionary in Puducherry

Preliminary investigations revealed that previous enmity between the deceased and the main accused was the motive behind the murder.

27 Mar 2023 1:49 pm
Chennai airport's new terminal: What makes it different

The new integrated terminal building at the Chennai airport which will be commissioned soon will have a unique feature, skylights.

27 Mar 2023 10:44 am
Piped water, underground drainage remain dreams in Chennai

Residents in Avadi were thrilled when the authorities in 2008, when the area was a municipality, announced they would get underground sewage lines and piped water.

27 Mar 2023 5:58 am
DPR for Madurai metro awarded to firm for Rs 1.3 crore

The tender for preparing the Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Madurai metro rail project has been awarded to Aarvee Associates for 1.35 crore.

27 Mar 2023 4:55 am
Two arrested for stealing car taken on rent through online in Chennai

Police arrested two men for selling a car that they took on rent in Puzhal on Sunday. The duo were identified as Akilan, 30, of Iyyappanthangal and R S Babu, 53, of Thiruvarur.

27 Mar 2023 4:46 am
Photos of Madurai's traditional fishing festival

Hundreds of villagers participated in the festival of fishing a platform to create social harmony in Tamil Nadu's Madurai.

26 Mar 2023 12:19 pm
Floating restaurant: Dining experience on water in Chennai

In three months, visitors to Muttukadu Boat House on the outskirts of Chennai will be able to dine in a floating restaurant that will sail along the backwaters.

26 Mar 2023 9:33 am
Drunk driver let off by police, slams into cop in Chennai

A drunk driver who was let off by policemen after he allegedly bribed them at Nungambakkam knocked down a policeman on patrol on Dr Radhakrishan Salai around 4am on March 5. Jayakumar, who was on patrol on his motorcycle, suffered severe head injuries and is battling for his life in Government Royapettah hospital. A man who was in the car has been arrested but the police are not sure whether he was driving it.

26 Mar 2023 5:02 am
5 arrested for robbing gold, attacking shop staff in Tamil Nadu

A four-member gang and the son of a jewellery shop owner were arrested in connection with an incident in which two jewellery shop employees were attacked and robbed of 174 sovereigns of gold and cash at Tiruvallur.

26 Mar 2023 4:59 am
MK Stalin seeks SC bench in Chennai, CJI says virtual hearings can help

Chief minister M K Stalin, who shared the dais with Chief Justice of India D Y Chandrachud and Union law minister Kiren Rijiju on Saturday, reiterated his three favourite demands - Tamil as court language in the Madras high court, a Supreme Court bench in Tamil Nadu and social diversity while appointing new judges. I hope the CJI and Union law minister will consider our demands favourably, he said.

26 Mar 2023 4:36 am
'NLCs offer of additional 20 marks for locals is biggest fraud'

In a statement, Anbumani alleged that industries minister Thangam Thennarasu lied to the legislature on Friday and attempted to depict that NLC, the destructive force, was a saviour. The market price of agricultural and residential land stands at Rs 1 crore and Rs 5 crore per acre respectively, but NLCs offer was way below.

25 Mar 2023 6:56 pm