• Tue, Dec 10, 2019
  • 6 detained after passengers alert cops on ‘child sale’ 6 detained after passengers alert cops on ‘child sale’

    A group of six people, including a woman and her three-month-old child, was detained by authorities over suspicion that they were allegedly trying to sell the baby for Rs 7,000 in Tiruvallur, on...

  • Man stabs friend to death over argument Man stabs friend to death over argument

    A 38-year-old man was allegedly stabbed to death by his friend in Royapettah on Sunday evening after a drunken brawl. The deceased was identified as Nazar. The incident happened in Hyderali Khan...

  • Woman held for killing husband Woman held for killing husband

    Thiru Vi Ka Nagar police arrested a woman on Sunday for allegedly killing her husband by pouring hot cooking oil on him after an argument broke out between them last Monday. The man died on Saturday...

  • Gated communities face water shortage in times of plenty Gated communities face water shortage in times of plenty

    Monsoon revives lakes to the brim, but residents of many gated communities still rue over how Metro Water cannot meet their demands.

  • Corporation invites bids to build FOB in Nungambakkam railway station Corporation invites bids to build FOB in Nungambakkam railway station

    The Greater Chennai Corporation has invited bids from contractors to construct a stainless foot over bridge connecting Nungambakkam railway station. As per the tender documents, the FOB will be...

  • Four shops develop cracks due to Metro Rail work Four shops develop cracks due to Metro Rail work

    At least four shops at New Washermanpet developed cracks on Saturday owing to the work under way to construct the foundation for the Tondiarpet Metro Rail station.

  • Pudhur road users struggle without traffic signal Pudhur road users struggle without traffic signal

    Lack of a traffic signal at Pudhur in Ambattur has led to pedestrians and motorists having to face an everyday threat to their lives. The numerous accidents reported here are being attributed to the...

  • Fragrance costs a fortune as flower supply dips Fragrance costs a fortune as flower supply dips

    After vegetables, flower prices have increased due to shortage of supply at the Koyambedu wholesale market. The price of jasmine has hit a new record this year. It is being sold at Rs 1,200 per kg....

  • IMH to get rehabilitation centre for persons with mental illness IMH to get rehabilitation centre for persons with mental illness

    The State Health Department is going to undertake the construction of a rehabilitation centre for persons with mental illnesses to provide for the half way homes and long stay home at the Institute of...

  • Demolish dilapidated overhead tank: Olaiyur locals Demolish dilapidated overhead tank: Olaiyur locals

    The residents of Olaiyur near Uthiramerur demand the panchayat to demolish the old overhead water tank that is in a dilapidated condition as it is in the verge of collapsing anytime soon.