Thu, Aug 06, 2020

  • Legendary singer SP Balasubrahmanyam, 74, has been diagnosed with Covid-19 and admitted to a private hospital in the city.
    Legendary singer SPB says he's fine after testing positive for Covid-19
    SPB took to social media to announce that his swab sample tested positive for novel coronavirus following mild symptoms of fever and chest congestion. The singer revealed, in a video statement from the hospital, that the doctors had advised home-quarantine but he decided to seek treatment in a private medical facility concerned about his family members.He further added that his fever has reduced to normal level and that he is doing fine now. He also urged his friends to stop being concerned now that he was in the safe hands of doctors. He wanted to take rest and focus on medication and hence decided to release the video to clarify that he was in good health.The versatile and legendary playback singer has given voice to over 40,000 songs in all the south Indian languages and Hindi. He is a recipient of several awards including at least 6...
  • ‘Made in India’ fountain pens, waterproof inks go global ‘Made in India’ fountain pens, waterproof inks go global

    When Dr Sreekumar Maruvancherry was 7, visiting his grandfather in Thrissur was an eagerly-anticipated event, as that’s when the doctor got a chance to play around with the inks, paints and equipment...

  • 60-plus Chennai couple share passion for motorbike customisation 60-plus Chennai couple share passion for motorbike customisation

    John Sudhakar (68) and his wife Sulekha Sudhakar (66) bought their very first motorcycle in 1981. It was a Royal Enfield Bullet 350 from an army auction and the duo completely overhauled and...

  • E-pass issuance eased, work-related permits to be introduced: Chennai Corporation Commissioner E-pass issuance eased, work-related permits to be introduced: Chennai Corporation Commissioner

    The process of travelling in and out of the Chennai would be eased with the addition of a new category of ‘work-related’ e-pass, Greater Chennai Corporation Commissioner G Prakash said.

  • Traders seek reopening of markets, announce stir Traders seek reopening of markets, announce stir

    Demanding the immediate opening of the Koyambedu market complex and other markets elsewhere in the State which were closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Tamil Nadu Vanigar Sangangalin...

  • Burglars target houses, mutt on OMR, hunt on Burglars target houses, mutt on OMR, hunt on

    Unidentified burglars looted gold ornaments, sliver items and cash from two houses and a temple mutt on OMR on Tuesday.

  • Report on mentally challenged persons roaming streets sought Report on mentally challenged persons roaming streets sought

    The Madras High Court directed the Commissionerate of the Welfare of the Differently Abled to file a report after directing the concerned officials to inspect the roads and the private and government...

  • Dengue threat: Chennai Corporation warns of fines for water stagnation Dengue threat: Chennai Corporation warns of fines for water stagnation

    With dengue cases on the rise amid the COVID-19 battle, the Greater Chennai Corporation has stepped up its vector control measures and reiterated that it would impose fine for water stagnation leading...

  • Senior police officer’s house used for drug peddling, tenant held Senior police officer’s house used for drug peddling, tenant held

    A man who was living as a tenant in the house of a senior police officer attached to the CB-CID was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in Kilpauk for using the house as a hub for narcotics...

  • Customs seizes 1.48 kg gold, three arrested Customs seizes 1.48 kg gold, three arrested

    Customs at the Chennai airport seized 1.48 kg gold valued at Rs 82.3 lakh from 3 persons, including a passenger on Tuesday.