• Sat, Feb 22, 2020
  • Restore Selaiyur, Sembakkam lakes, demand residents Restore Selaiyur, Sembakkam lakes, demand residents

    Complaining that the discharge of sewage into Sembakkam and Selaiyur lakes has resulted in contamination of groundwater in the areas, the residents there have urged the PWD to clean and deepen the...

  • Stalker sets jawan’s wife on fire, held Stalker sets jawan’s wife on fire, held

    A 26-year-old woman, wife of an army man and a mother of two children, was set on fire by a stalker at a private construction firm at Vadalur in Cuddalore district on Friday.

  • Art exhibition for a cause Art exhibition for a cause

    Alamelu Annamalai, an ambidextrous visual artist based in Chennai will be hosting an exhibition and sale of her paintings titled Canvas for a Cause at CP Art Centre, Alwarpet, from February 29...

  • Watchtowers, lifeguards to curb drowning off Marina Watchtowers, lifeguards to curb drowning off Marina

    Seeking to address the continuing loss of lives due to drowning off Marina beach, the State government has decided to devise a ‘comprehensive plan of action for the rescue of people from drowning in...

  • Two Customs officials among 16 held for smuggling gold Two Customs officials among 16 held for smuggling gold

    Officials from the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence arrested 16 persons, including two Customs officials and a retired tax assistant of Customs department, for smuggling gold and seizure of 12.6 kg...

  • Student dies as two-wheeler rams median at Poonamallee Student dies as two-wheeler rams median at Poonamallee

    A student of a private college died after his bike rammed into a median at Poonamallee on Thursday night. Police identified the deceased as Ahamed Siddique, a resident of Pudupet and a second year PG...

  • Opium, pseudoephedrine worth Rs 2.4 crore seized Opium, pseudoephedrine worth Rs 2.4 crore seized

    In a joint operation, Customs officials and an NCB team seized opium and pseudoephedrine worth Rs 2.4 crore from a warehouse in the city.

  • This famous Chennai temple to impose dress codes This famous Chennai temple to impose dress codes

    The authorities of Kapaleeswarar temple had announced on Friday that women in leggings and men in t-shirts will not be allowed to enter the temple.

  • Dramatic scene at Chennai International airport as smugglers make unexpected escape Dramatic scene at Chennai International airport as smugglers make unexpected escape

    The DRI team had intercepted 13 passengers who arrived from various countries including Dubai, Colombo and Malaysia after they were cleared by customs officials.

  • Flyovers miss deadlines, add to city’s commute woes Flyovers miss deadlines, add to city’s commute woes

    As Chennai Corporation plans 15 more elevated structures to ease traffic and bring down congestion, four of the unfinished flyovers, which have overshot many a deadline, continue to worsen traffic...