• Mon, Jul 22, 2019
  • Residents of Vanuvampet near Adambakkam demand authorities to reopen the burial ground that was closed by the Corporation staff to setup a Micro Compost Centre (MCC). The residents also demand the...
    Residents demand Corpn to reopen burial ground by stalling MCC works
    Vanuvampet comes under the control of Chennai Corporation at zone 12. A few months ago, the Corporation without any prior information closed the burial ground and asked the locals to use the electric burial ground at the Kannan Colony in Alandur. The move by the Corporation irked the locals and they were totally against it. They claimed that they could not travel till Alandur and demanded the Corporation to reopen the burial ground. Meanwhile, Corporation staff started the works to change the burial ground as MCC. On seeing this, the residents were completely upset with the decision of the Corporation. R Kumar from the locality said, “It is good to build Micro Compost Center but at the same time the burial ground is also important for us and the officials should open it again.” The residents want the Corporation to upgrade the burial...
  • One-minute videos capture Chennai’s vibrant culture One-minute videos capture Chennai’s vibrant culture

    Through its 60-second video clips, city group Madras Photo Bloggers is portraying Chennai in all its glory by highlighting its art forms, historic landmarks and people.

  • Signalling issues disrupt Metro Rail services at Washermenpet Signalling issues disrupt Metro Rail services at Washermenpet

    The services of Chennai Metro Rail had problems in the signalling system on Sunday morning, delaying the journey of hundreds of commuters at Washermenpet.

  • Liquor flowed unchecked in lodges too: DVAC Liquor flowed unchecked in lodges too: DVAC

    Kancheepuram district police, Prohibition Enforcement Wing, Tasmac and Excise department ‘coordinated well’ to make sure that as many as 101 illegal bars operated without any hassle in places like...

  • Encroachment, illegal parking leave no space for commuters at Tambaram Encroachment, illegal parking leave no space for commuters at Tambaram

    The State transport utility, MTC, is a workhorse on which the common man depends. DT Next will visit all 32 bus stations in the city for a spot assessment.

  • SL woman checks in to fly to Colombo, boards Bahrain flight SL woman checks in to fly to Colombo, boards Bahrain flight

    Throwing the Indian aviation security system to the wind, a 40-year-old Sri Lankan woman travelled to Bahrain from Chennai after checking in as a passenger bound for Colombo on Thursday. She was...

  • Gang dupes city residents luring them with foreign currencies, held Gang dupes city residents luring them with foreign currencies, held

    An eight-member North Indian gang, including two women, who cheated several persons on the pretext of exchanging huge sums of foreign currency for Indian money lesser than its actual value were...

  • Home alone 78-yr-old found dead, murder for gain suspected Home alone 78-yr-old found dead, murder for gain suspected

    A 78-year-old man was found dead with injuries on his body at his house in Mangadu. As there were bruises on his neck and the valuables in the house were missing, the police suspect that he could have...

  • 2 men die in two accidents near Chengalpattu 2 men die in two accidents near Chengalpattu

    Two men were killed and three others suffered injuries in two separate accidents near Chengalpattu on Saturday night.

  • Dist administration gears up to ensure comfort of devotees at Kanchi temple Dist administration gears up to ensure comfort of devotees at Kanchi temple

    After taking stock of arrangement at the Varadaraja Perumal temple in Kancheepuram on Saturday night and early Sunday morning, State Chief Secretary and DGP said that the district administration is...