• Mon, Aug 26, 2019
  • Delay in building bridge worries locals as monsoon approaches Delay in building bridge worries locals as monsoon approaches

    With only a couple of months left for the monsoon to arrive, the residents of Tiruneermalai are worried that the work on the reconstruction of a bridge across Adyar river may not be completed before...

  • Five held for running illegal phone exchange Five held for running illegal phone exchange

    The Crime Branch-CID of Tamil Nadu Police on Thursday arrested five persons, including one Muppin Reddy of Drav Telecommunication and four of his employees, for running an illegal telephone exchange,...

  • Hanging cables, a threat to motorists, pedestrians alike Hanging cables, a threat to motorists, pedestrians alike

    Tangled cable TV wires lying on roads and dangerously hanging from poles, some of them just about a few feet from the ground, at Thiruvallur Nagar in Old Washermenpet pose a grave danger to...

  • Duo posing as couple held for snatching chains Duo posing as couple held for snatching chains

    Two persons were arrested on Wednesday for snatching chains from devotees at Mazhai Malai Madha Shrine at Acharapakkam in Kancheepuram.

  • Corpn students get online coaching to crack NEET Corpn students get online coaching to crack NEET

    Medical aspirants studying in schools run by the Greater Chennai Corporation now have a better chance to clear the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) for medical admission as the civic body...

  • Rs 4L cosmetic drugs seized at city airport Rs 4L cosmetic drugs seized at city airport

    The Customs officials seized cosmetic drugs worth Rs 4.6 lakh from a passenger at Chennai airport on Thursday. As they were checking the passengers who arrived from Kuala Lumpur, the officials grew...

  • Madambakkam lake: HC allows five giant wells Madambakkam lake: HC allows five giant wells

    The Madras High Court has dismissed a batch of writ petitions seeking to restrain the Madambakkam Town Panchayat and Chitalapakkam Panchayat Union from constructing five giant wells inside the...

  • 20-year-old hacked to death 20-year-old hacked to death

    A 20-year-old history-sheeter was hacked to death by an unidentified gang near Maraimalai Nagar on Thursday.

  • Duo promises TNSCB houses, dupes 30 people Duo promises TNSCB houses, dupes 30 people

    The city police have arrested a duo who cheated about 30 persons of Rs 15 lakh on the promise of getting them houses in apartments built by Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board (TNSCB).

  • Students warned for creating ruckus in bus Students warned for creating ruckus in bus

    Despite the crackdown on route thalas among college students a month ago after students armed with long knives clashed on the road, police on Thursday detained seven students of Pachaiyappa’s College...