• Wed, May 22, 2019
  • Over 4 huts charred in Ernavur fire
    Rajammal's locked up house caught fire all of a sudden and spread rapidly. The reason for fire is yet to be known.
    Over 4 huts charred in Ernavur fire
    Rajammal (47)'s house in Adidravidar colony of Ernavur caught fire mysteriously. Her locked up house caught fire after she left for her relative's house on Monday night.The fire soon spread and intensified as there were huts nearby. The firefighters rushed to the spot and doused the fire. Investigations are on to find out the cause of fire.
  • Chennai-based polio survivor creates awareness on inclusive fashion Chennai-based polio survivor creates awareness on inclusive fashion

    Through her YouTube channel Justbelieve, model Pavithra Jayshankar is highlighting the need for adaptive clothing.

  • Project Kannamma throws light on menstrual hygiene Project Kannamma throws light on menstrual hygiene

    A large section of Indian women still uses ash, hay or soil stuffed in a cloth to soak up their menstrual blood each month, according to studies. This made Sugirda Nishanth, a member of Rotary Club of...

  • IIT-M’s centre for brain research inaugurated IIT-M’s centre for brain research inaugurated

    The new premises of Centre for Computational Brain Research (CCBR), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, was inaugurated on Monday here. This dedicated work space will house researchers and staff of...

  • RTE applications to pvt schools cross 1.20 lakh RTE applications to pvt schools cross 1.20 lakh

    Applications seeking admissions for children in private school under Right to Education (RTE) Act have crossed 1.20 lakh, which is higher than the government’s target of one lakh for the coming...

  • Experts discuss threats of handling radiation sources Experts discuss threats of handling radiation sources

    Indian Association for Radiation Protection, Kalpakkam Chapter (IARP-K) and the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) Units at Kalpakkam organised a meeting on prevention, preparedness and response to...

  • IMH brings new activities for industrial therapy IMH brings new activities for industrial therapy

    As part of the rehabilitation activities for the mentally-challenged, the Institute of Mental Health (IMH) will introduce various new activities, including vermicomposting and production of sanitary...

  • LT power bill defaulters to face risk of permanent disconnection LT power bill defaulters to face risk of permanent disconnection

    The low-tension power consumers, whose service connection remains disconnected for over six months for non-payment of the bill, might face the risk of the service being cut permanently. Till now, the...

  • NRIs plan to watch election results over meal NRIs plan to watch election results over meal

    Non-resident Indians are eagerly awaiting May 23 to find out the results of the elections in their homeland. Restaurants and diners in countries across the world will be projecting the live telecast...

  • Gang robs mason of Rs 29,000 at Nungambakkam, hunt on Gang robs mason of Rs 29,000 at Nungambakkam, hunt on

    A four-member gang allegedly attacked and robbed a man of Rs 29,000 on Nungambakkam High Road on Sunday night. The police said that the victim, Syed Ali, a native of West Bengal, works as a mason in...