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May 22, 2015 12:00 AM
While the maximum temperature peaked to 41.1° Celsius at Nungambakkam, the mercury level touched 40° Celsius at Meenambakkam. City residents who were enjoying relatively cool weather this summer until a few days ago felt the gruelling heat on T
May 22, 2015 12:00 AM
Five people, including a child and two women, were injured when a private bus lost control and toppled on Inner Ring Road at Ekkaduthangal on Thursday. The injuries were minor and all of them were discharged after being treated as out-patients.The bus, dri
May 22, 2015 12:00 AM
Amidst the melee of students studying hard to secure State ranks and get into a good group, there is this story of friendship between M. Akash and P. Eswaran, two students from the Kesavarajakuppam Government High School in Pallipattu, Tiruvallur that help
May 22, 2015 12:00 AM
All of them are placed in violation of laws of the land Things were not quite the same in the city on Thursday. It scarcely was expected to be a usual, run-of-the-mill day, given that things were building up to a crescendo, with Tamil Nadu heading for a
May 22, 2015 12:00 AM
Coming to the aid of a transgender, whose application for appearing in the examination for the post of Sub Inspector of Police, was rejected since her certificates had a male name, the Madras High Court directed officials to permit her to appear for the ex
May 23, 2015 01:48 AM
A carnival atmosphere reigned on the arterial roads of Chennai on Friday and traffic was brought to a standstill as the convoy of Chief Minister-designate Jayalalithaa rolled across the city.Scores of enthusiastic party workers thronged the roads and their
May 22, 2015 09:15 PM
The author traces the journey of artist-couple Blaise Joseph and Artreyee Dey who use art to capture the raw beauty of the local ethos in written material for village schools. ‘Everyone can draw,’ feel artist-couple Blaise Joseph and Artreyee
May 22, 2015 09:02 PM
At the end of the weekly Sunday phone call, my mother-in-law asks, “So, have you got your periods this month?” I stammer, dumbfounded. I didn’t expect this. No one, in all my 27 years of life, has asked me this. My menstrual cycle is nobo
May 22, 2015 09:01 PM
There’s an abundance of online dating stories by us journalists. The only other section, of entertainers perhaps, who are making us look good by continuously talking about the subject, is comedians. The recently released 'Tinder in India' video
May 22, 2015 08:56 PM
The Great Man Theory put forth by Scottish writer Thomas Carlyle establishes history as the biography of individuals, the ones he calls ‘heroes.’ When Rajnath Singh decided to question why Akbar was called ‘Akbar the Great’ while Ra
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