Thu, Sep 23, 2021

  • Court upholds ban on fitting crash guards and bull bars Court upholds ban on fitting crash guards and bull bars

    Taking judicial notice that larger vehicles fitted with crash guard often behaved as bullies on roads, particularly on the highways, the Madras High Court on Tuesday refused to intervene in the Union...

  • Foreign nationals held for Port Trust bank fraud Foreign nationals held for Port Trust bank fraud

    A man from Congo and another from Cameroon, who came to Chennai on student visas, were arrested by the CBI in connection with the probe into a bank fraud in which more than Rs 45 crore was swindled...

  • Mere stopping won’t do, illegal miners should be made liable: HC Mere stopping won’t do, illegal miners should be made liable: HC

    The bench led by Chief Justice Banerjee pointed out that it was fair that persons indulging in illegal mining should be made to pay up, including for the harm done to the environment.

  • Rs 60,000 taken away from offering boxes of 2 temples in Maduranthagam Rs 60,000 taken away from offering boxes of 2 temples in Maduranthagam

    The police are looking for unidentified miscreants who looted cash from the offering box in two temples and escaped with a stone idol in Maduranthagam on Tuesday.

  • Showers expected in Chennai for 48 hours Showers expected in Chennai for 48 hours

    Updated On: Sep, 22, 202102:45 PM

    After dry weather for the past few days, the city experienced thunderstorm activity along with rain on Monday. The Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, has predicted that the showers are likely to...

  • Pvt hospital in Chennai launches India’s 1st simulation centre for medicos Pvt hospital in Chennai launches India’s 1st simulation centre for medicos

    Updated On: Sep, 22, 202101:42 PM

    A first of its kind post-graduate medical simulation centre opened at Apollo Specialty Hospital, Vanagaram, was inaugurated by Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Tuesday.

  • Trio on bike escapes with truck driver’s phone Trio on bike escapes with truck driver’s phone

    Three men on a bike escaped with a truck driver’s phone after borrowing the phone on the pretext of making a call at Koyambedu on Monday night.

  • Govt staff held for suicide abetment Govt staff held for suicide abetment

    The Choolaimedu police arrested two absconding accused, one of them an employee of the labour welfare department at the Secretariat, for cheating a man from Theni district of Rs 13 lakh on the promise...

  • 60-year-old woman dies at airport 60-year-old woman dies at airport

    A 60-year-old woman passenger from Andaman and Nicobar Islands, who came to the mainland with her husband for treatment in Kerala, died due to cardiac arrest at the Chennai airport on Tuesday.

  • Docs seek to encourage bloodstem cell donation Docs seek to encourage bloodstem cell donation

    The incidence of leukaemia is increasing over the years, and as bone marrow transplant is an important part of the treatment. However,bone marrow donation is much lower than demand, said experts,...