Aug 31, 2014 01:20 AM
Chennai Metro Rail may begin its service from Koyambedu to Alandur by mid-November. The operations that were to start in October have been put off by nearly a month owing to the delay in the completion of stations along the 10-km line.“We have infor
Aug 31, 2014 01:13 AM
The initiative will help to curb bogus transactions The concept of ‘patta’ — a legal paper attesting to the actual owner of a plot of land — may not have been so popular in big cities, but landholders in Chennai can soon get &#82
Aug 31, 2014 01:45 AM
Getting meat from shops that are functioning illegally on certain government holidays such as Mahaveer Jayanthi, when they are supposed to be closed, will not be possible henceforth. The National Green Tribunal (NGT), Southern Bench has directed the Chenn
Aug 31, 2014 01:44 AM
Two men cleaning a tank at the Metrowater sewage treatment plant in Kodungaiyur died of asphyxiation on Saturday. Their co-worker is battling for life in a hospital. The incident took place around 3.30 a.m. at the Metrowater treatment plant on Manali Hi
Aug 31, 2014 01:38 AM
Corporation to develop landscape of dumpsites near densely-populated areas Landscapes in dumpsites near dense urban settlements will no longer be an eyesore, if you take the Chennai Corporation at its word.The civic body has committed to improving green
Aug 31, 2014 01:37 AM
This year, the 66th edition of the awards generated a lot of rejoicing and some discontent, on social networks Last Monday, a few Chennaiites woke up at 5 a.m. to watch the Emmy Awards, while many more caught the repeat later in the day. This year, as
Aug 31, 2014 01:27 AM
Sometimes, what rehabilitation can achieve is nothing short of a miracle. A Ph.D student of mathematics who suffered a brain injury got back to her studies and went on to publish a paper. A young insurance underwriter fell 1,000 feet while mountain biking
Aug 30, 2014 07:47 PM
The iconic cinema hall is expected to give way to a residential complex, writes LIFFY THOMAS The Kalyanasundarams have never been to a theatre. They have never had to. The Kalyanasundarams live behind Jayanthi Theatre in Thiruvanmiyur. “Once heari
Aug 30, 2014 07:44 PM
Corporation and Montfort Sirahugal take kids from pavements and place them in a residential school, writes L. KANTHIMATHI A few years ago, enrolment at Chennai Middle School in Thamodharapuram, Besant Nagar, was very poor. The Corporation sought the sup
Aug 30, 2014 07:43 PM
The State Government ordered long ago that the bird habitat be transferred to the Forest Department. Due to procedural delays, the transfer has not been effected yet. D. MADHAVAN reports More than a month after the State government passed orders to tran
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