Jul 29, 2014 02:18 AM
In the 1970s, Ajit Diaz’s family was among the very few non-Anglo Indian families to make Royapuram their home. What he vividly remembers about this north Chennai locality is its tranquil surroundings, large houses and carnival-like atmosphere during
Jul 29, 2014 02:19 AM
Stroll down the streets of Chintadripet — conceived as a ‘village of small looms’ — and you will see how an old neighbourhood has paused, even if hastily, to take account of time. Buildings with traditional facades punctuate lanes
Jul 29, 2014 02:27 AM
Darkness enveloped the homes at Block A of the Tower Block Apartments on MTH Road in Villivakkam on Monday. Barely 24 hours after a fire triggered panic among the occupants of the 62-apartment complex, residents have not entirely recovered. It will take a
Jul 29, 2014 02:23 AM
WRD is repairing canals that transport water to enhance storage After a month without Krishna water, Chennai will once again receive regular supply by early August when Andhra Pradesh will resume the release of water. The State had recently written to t
Jul 29, 2014 02:21 AM
The past four months have been life-changing for three women who have undertaken the management of a crematorium in Anna Nagar Some people passing by this place on New Avadi Road, Anna Nagar, may cringe or hurry along. But three women, undaunted by the
Jul 29, 2014 02:26 AM
Recently, the Charminar Express from Chennai to Hyderabad was held up for over an hour after smoke was noticed emerging from one of the AC compartments. Fire and rescue teams rushed in, along with the railway police, to investigate. They found that the
Jul 29, 2014 02:19 AM
Inter-faith Iftar parties see participation from different religious communities as well as foreign students and vegetarians The past month of Ramzan witnessed a few notable inter-faith Iftars where people of different cultures and religions came togeth
Jul 29, 2014 01:42 AM
He was part of a team of 15 persons working for a software company A software engineer from Chennai reportedly went missing on Monday in Bisale forest near Sakleshpur. He was part of a team of 15 persons working for a software company in Chennai. They a
Jul 28, 2014 09:25 PM
The Southern railway has announced cancellation of following suburban train services due to line block / power block, from 9.30 a.m to 5.40 p.m on July 29, to facilitate engineering works between Villivakkam – Ambattur in Chennai Central &#821
Jul 28, 2014 05:34 PM
Susanna Myrtle Lazarus meets women in the city who talk about the joy of cooking up the flavours of Eid-ul-Fitr The smell of burning firewood and the aroma of spices being fried fill the air at Yasmin Osman’s house in Kilpauk. Piles of onions have
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