Jul 24, 2014 01:15 AM
The State government has decided to restructure the Chennai Monorail project to attract potential developers for implementation under public-private partnership. Transport Minister V. Senthil Balaji told the Assembly on Wednesday that the project would be
Jul 24, 2014 02:18 AM
In the last decade, the number of people living along the Rajiv Gandhi Salai and East Coast Road has doubled. With more companies eyeing the IT corridor, Chennai Metrowater is proposing to develop a comprehensive water supply project to cater to the water
Jul 24, 2014 02:14 AM
Nilgiris, a popular landmark on R.K. Salai, has been replaced by another supermarket chain For those who lived in the city in the 1980s, the Nilgiris department store on Radhakrishnan (R.K.) Salai was always a landmark. Customers had a soft corner for th
Jul 24, 2014 02:11 AM
Hand-spun, naturally-dyed and directly-sourced garments gain popularity At a small sale of organic cotton clothes V. Rama recently held at her house in Velachery recently, the response was stupendous. “Many of my friends in the neighbourhood were
Jul 24, 2014 02:16 AM
At a time when filmmakers and producers are talking about the huge budgets for animation work in movies, a group of techies have proved that quality is achievable using low-cost open source software and local talent. A three-minute-and-52-second-long vide
Jul 24, 2014 11:12 AM
Employees of Anna Centenary Library in Kotturpuram have moved the Madras High Court for a direction to the State government to frame ad hoc or special rules governing their employment. In the alternative, the government should extend to them the benefits c
Jul 24, 2014 11:12 AM
Shortage of customs staff may lead to a substantial shift of trade from Chennai’s port and airport to other cities, customs agents said.The 40 per cent shortage in the strength of customs officials has caused a drastic slowdown in the clearance of c
Jul 24, 2014 11:12 AM
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum – South has asked a doctor and a private hospital to pay Rs. 5 lakh as compensation to a 62-year old man who lost an eye after cataract surgery.The forum observed that the complainant A. K. Balakrishnan
Jul 24, 2014 11:11 AM
A section of cable operators affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Arasu Cable TV Corporation want the government-run setup to enter into formal agreements with them as mandated by TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India). They have also urged the Arasu Cable
Jul 24, 2014 11:10 AM
About 300 students have been filtered and selected for a diploma course in hospitality, as part of a MoU signed by Amirta International Institute of Hotel Management, in the city, and Sheffield College, Australia. The students will be studying the first tw
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