Oct 21, 2014 11:27 AM
Two popular cinema halls situated in the heart of the city- Sathyam Cinemas and Woodlands theatre in Royapettah - were attacked by unidentified persons with petrol bombs on Monday night. The incident is believed to have taken place following the announc
Oct 22, 2014 01:26 AM
In 1939, Thyaga Bhoomi faced opposition from the british govt. weeks after release As the city reels from attacks on its theatres by radical outfits objecting to the release of Vijay’s film Kaththi, irony has it that 75 years ago, film lovers in t
Oct 22, 2014 01:27 AM
Infrastructural issues have once again pushed Chennai airport to the list of worst airports in Asia in a survey conducted by a website.This is the third year in a row that the city’s facility has appeared on the list of “Worst airports of Asia
Oct 22, 2014 01:28 AM
This much is a given after Chennaiyin FC’s first ‘home’ game, against Kerala Blasters, in the Indian Super League on Tuesday: never in the recent past has football been received with such hysteria in the city. Further amping up the
Oct 22, 2014 01:28 AM
Customers flock to Island Grounds, which houses over 115 dealers After a few days of heavy rain in the city, business finally looked up for firework dealers at Island Grounds on Tuesday. From the teenaged to the elderly, customers thronged the outlets in
Oct 22, 2014 08:59 AM
About 3.6 lakh ineligible persons, who had been receiving till recently Rs. 1,000 every month under social security pension schemes, will soon be removed from the list of beneficiaries.Approximately, Rs. 36 crore of the taxpayer’s money was being sp
Oct 22, 2014 08:58 AM
The monsoon has begun, and with it, the mosquitoes have arrived. While the State health department, along with three other departments, has launched a massive drive for mosquito control, health officials say residents too need to ensure their homes are cl
Oct 22, 2014 08:48 AM
Questions have been raised on social media on the relevance of Nadigar Sangam and other film bodies following the controversy over the release of actor Vijay’s Kaththi. On Twitter, irate fans questioned actor Sarathkumar, who is also president of Nad
Oct 22, 2014 08:47 AM
The city police apprehended five men and are on the lookout for 15 others in connection with the petrol bomb attacks on two prime cinema halls in Royapettah on Monday night. The attacks were in retaliation to the opening of ticket bookings for Vijay-starr
Oct 22, 2014 08:42 AM
NovoSeven, the drug that is used to stop bleeding, was needed urgently for a patient at Apollo Hospitals A life-saving drug was flown out of Ahmedabad to Chennai on Tuesday night via an Air Costa flight, whose crew volunteered to carry it.The drug, NovoS
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