Mon, Sep 28, 2020

  • MTC bus mows down Class 6 boy, kin protest
    A 10-year-old boy was killed after a speeding MTC bus ran over him near Minjur on Sunday, after which the boy’s kin and neighbours staged a protest blocking the traffic on Kattur high road.
    MTC bus mows down Class 6 boy, kin protest
    The deceased, S Nagoor Meeran Hussain, was a Class 6 student at a private school in Chennai, said police. The incident happened on Sunday when the boy was standing outside his house at Ariyanvayil village off the high road. An MTC bus proceeding towards Pulicat from the Tiruvottiyur bus depot knocked the boy down before running over him and killing him on the spot. The boy’s kin and neighbours held protests and laid siege to the bus. Minjur police rushed to the spot and later dispersed the crowd after holding talks.
  • Spring-cleaned Koyambedu all set to function from today Spring-cleaned Koyambedu all set to function from today

    After remaining shut since the first week of May when it was identified as a COVID-19 cluster that spread the infection far and wide, the vegetable section inside the Koyambedu wholesale market...

  • Man avenges brother’s murder after 8 years Man avenges brother’s murder after 8 years

    A man on Sunday executed a revenge killing, eight years after his brother was murdered, by hacking a 45-year-old suspect in Chengalpattu.

  • Youth held for sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl Youth held for sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl

    Oragadam police arrested a 28-year-old man under Pocso Act on Friday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl, a class-9 student, who was out working in the paddy field as her parents were...

  • Day after ICF fire, RPF SI hangs self near ICF premises Day after ICF fire, RPF SI hangs self near ICF premises

    A 57-year-old sub-inspector attached to RPF committed suicide by hanging from a tree near the ICF premise on early Sunday morning.

  • Gun in parcel creates flutter at city airport Gun in parcel creates flutter at city airport

    Presence of a gun in a parcel meant for despatch via air to Kolkata created a flutter at the Chennai airport on Saturday evening. The gun — which is an airgun, according to the sender — has been...

  • House owner’s wife stabbed to death by tenant in Choolaimedu House owner’s wife stabbed to death by tenant in Choolaimedu

    In yet another incident of house owner-tenant standoff turning lethal, a woman — wife of house owner — was stabbed to death by the tenant in Radhakrishna Nagar in Choolaimedu on Saturday. House owner...

  • Train accident victim in Mumbai finds hand donor in Chennai Train accident victim in Mumbai finds hand donor in Chennai

    Monika More, who lost her hands in an accident in a 2014 accident, got new hands from a brain dead patient from Chennai. She underwent first bilateral hand transplant at a private hospital in Mumbai...

  • 300 roads in extended areas to get makeover at Rs 51 cr 300 roads in extended areas to get makeover at Rs 51 cr

    Damaged interior roads in the extended zones will soon get a makeover as the Greater Chennai Corporation has decided to start improvement works at a cost of Rs 51 crore.

  • DGPS to track Corporation assets, monitor works DGPS to track Corporation assets, monitor works

    The Greater Chennai Corporation will have its own Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS), which would help the civic body in maintaining and monitoring utilities like streetlamp posts, manholes...