• Sat, May 25, 2019
  • TV cable causes bike to skid, rider dies
    TV cable causes bike to skid, rider dies
    TV cable causes bike to skid, rider dies
    The deceased, Mohammed Ali Jinnah, was an electrician and was helping his grandfather at the latter’s shop in Sholinganallur for one week. The accident happened when he was returning home at Hanuman Colony in Akkarai around 11pm. As he was just two kilometres away from his home, the front wheel of Mohammed’s two-wheeler became entangled with an abandoned cable, making him lose balance. The bike skidded a few metres away, while he hit the median. He suffered grievous head injuries as he was not wearing a helmet, and died on the spot. A call taxi driver who was coming behind him noticed Mohammed and alerted the ambulance.He also found his address from the wallet and rushed to the house to bring his kin to the spot. On information, the Adyar traffic investigation police also reached the spot. When the ambulance refused to take Mohammed as he...
  • Suspect dies in custody, cops claim cardiac arrest Suspect dies in custody, cops claim cardiac arrest

    A 32-year-old history-sheeter, who was taken into custody by the police, died while he was at the Guduvanchery police station on Thursday.

  • Five held 10 kg of ‘party drugs’ Five held 10 kg of ‘party drugs’

    The Valasaravakkam police have seized 10 kg of suspected party drug from a gang of five men and have also arrested them.

  • HC disposes plea seeking ban on newspaper for packing food HC disposes plea seeking ban on newspaper for packing food

    The Madras High Court has disposed of a plea seeking to ban the use of newspapers and plastic bags for wrapping, packing and serving food after holding that the State Health and Family Welfare...

  • Storyteller Brenda takes inspiration from daily life Storyteller Brenda takes inspiration from daily life

    Global storyteller-musician Brenda Rudzinski is in Chennai to groom the students of Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music. A jazz singer-songwriter, she developed a special interest in music as a medium for...

  • Artist helps rural kids express themselves through art Artist helps rural kids express themselves through art

    Through an art workshop, artist Aishwarya Manivannan and her team of students helped children from Gummudipoondi understand the creative medium

  • Woman immolates self, husband dies in bid to save her Woman immolates self, husband dies in bid to save her

    A woman who set herself ablaze at Iyypanthangal on Wednesday night after a quarrel with her husband succumbed to injuries in the hospital a few hours later, while her husband who tried to save her...

  • Lack of lighting in Perungalathur subway forces users to cross tracks Lack of lighting in Perungalathur subway forces users to cross tracks

    The subway near Perungalathur railway station irks commuters as the stretch lacks proper lighting facilities for the past two months and remains pitch dark during day time, forcing subway users to...

  • Chennai to Doha flight rescheduled Chennai to Doha flight rescheduled

    The Chennai-Doha flight of Qatar Airlines was cancelled on Thursday and rescheduled to depart on Friday.

  • 2 killed as bike comes under truck 2 killed as bike comes under truck

    Two youngsters were killed as their bike skidded and came under the wheels of a moving truck on Erukkancheri High Road in the wee hours of Thursday. The deceased were triple riding with their friend.