• Sun, Apr 05, 2020
  • No PDS tokens at doorsteps in city’s southern suburbs No PDS tokens at doorsteps in city’s southern suburbs

    The residents of southern suburbs of Chennai like Tambaram, Perungalathur, Pallavaram, Madambakkam and Chitlapakkam are put to suffer since they are forced to visit the PDS shop two times a day to get...

  • Show-cause to 53 CoP office staff for bunking work Show-cause to 53 CoP office staff for bunking work

    The City Police Commissionerate has issued show-cause notices to 53 of its ministerial staff for bunking work during the curfew period without prior notice or permission.

  • No last rites, kin donate bodies of loved ones No last rites, kin donate bodies of loved ones

    Even though the State government has permitted to conduct funeral ceremonies with restricted gatherings, relatives of the deceased people are finding it difficult to get the formalities done for the...

  • Cops take gana route to fight deadly virus Cops take gana route to fight deadly virus

    Apart from being on the roads to prevent people from stepping out to curb the spread of COVID-19, police have been adopting different ways to create awareness among the public about the need to stay...

  • Property tax collection in city takes a hit Property tax collection in city takes a hit

    With the country and the State reeling under the COVID-19 threat, the coffers of the Greater Chennai Corporation has taken a hit as the civic body could only manage to collect around Rs 920 crore in...

  • 3 mall workers test positive, visitors alerted 3 mall workers test positive, visitors alerted

    After three workers of an outlet at Phoenix Mall in Velachery were tested positive for COVID-19, the Greater Chennai Corporation urged people, who had visited the mall to be safe and contact seek...

  • Crab cutlets: A specialty of the Syrian Christians of Kerala Crab cutlets: A specialty of the Syrian Christians of Kerala

    A few months ago, while I was passing through Stella Maris College, my alma mater, I remembered my college and hostel days. On weekends, we visited the drive-in restaurant and Sapphire theatre (both...

  • Villivakkam market shifted to bus terminus to ensure social distancing Villivakkam market shifted to bus terminus to ensure social distancing

    Social distancing is one of the many measures which can help people avoid catching the highly contagious virus.

  • Sec 144 extended in city till April 15 Sec 144 extended in city till April 15

    The city will be placed under prohibitory orders under Section 144 of CrPC till April 15. City Police Commissioner AK Viswanathan on Wednesday issued the order extending the same.

  • Trucks stranded,  City shops run out of stocks Trucks stranded, City shops run out of stocks

    Supermarkets and smaller stores in the city are fast running out of stock due to the breakage in supply chain after State borders were closed in view of the nationwide shutdown.