• Wed, Jun 26, 2019
  • Residents block road demanding drinking water Residents block road demanding drinking water

    Hundreds of residents resorted to road blocks at two places in Kancheepuram on Tuesday demanding proper supply of drinking water.

  • Borewells come to the rescue of zoos and national parks Borewells come to the rescue of zoos and national parks

    While the city is craving for water during the acute shortage, National parks in and around the city and the zoological park are managing with water from borewells for their daily needs. Arignar Anna...

  • Building regularisation scheme gets extension Building regularisation scheme gets extension

    Despite several legal hurdles that keep the building regularisation scheme in limbo, the State housing and urban development department has extended the last date for applying under the amnesty...

  • Corporation collects Rs 15L fine for 251 tonnes of plastics in one week Corporation collects Rs 15L fine for 251 tonnes of plastics in one week

    In just one week after the Greater Chennai Corporation started to impose a fine on traders using banned plastic items, the civic body has collected more than Rs 15 lakh as a penalty.

  • Demolition at Velachery to go on for a week more Demolition at Velachery to go on for a week more

    It has been more than a week since demolition of illegal buildings situated on Railway land commenced at Velachery. But the work is far from over as the structures are all multi-storeyed, said...

  • Key suspect in city man’s murder surrenders in Salem Key suspect in city man’s murder surrenders in Salem

    Nearly 10 days after a 24-year-old was hacked to death in broad daylight in Royapettah, the key suspect surrendered at a court in Salem.

  • Serial snatchers spread panic in city, 1 arrested Serial snatchers spread panic in city, 1 arrested

    After a series of chain snatching incidents by a bike-borne duo spread panic among residents of various parts of the city over the last two days, a special team arrested one of them in the wee hours...

  • Student from Sudan dies in road mishap on OMR Student from Sudan dies in road mishap on OMR

    A youth from Sudan who was pursuing an undergraduate degree in the city died on Monday night, three days after sustaining grievous injuries following an accident on Rajiv Gandhi Salai in...

  • Drunk driver goes berserk, abuses cop when caught Drunk driver goes berserk, abuses cop when caught

    A speeding car rammed a stationary autorickshaw and hit a wall before coming to a halt at Neelankarai in the wee hours of Tuesday. Police arrested the driver who was in an inebriated condition. None...

  • Duo attacks jeweller, walks away with rings Duo attacks jeweller, walks away with rings

    Two men beat up a jeweller after entering his shop disguised as customers and escaped with two rings weighing three sovereigns in Vyasarpadi on Monday.