• Mon, Aug 26, 2019
  • Before new fines kick in, cops to get body cams Before new fines kick in, cops to get body cams

    Even as the judiciary has started imposing the revised fines for drunk driving under the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, the city traffic police have planned to distribute body-worn cameras to all...

  • Of soul, sea, soup boys...Happy B’day Madras Of soul, sea, soup boys...Happy B’day Madras

    The city of Madras was founded on August 22, 1639, and for centuries, the cultural capital of the South has been drawing hordes of dreamy-eyed youngsters to these shores in search of a better...

  • Remembering trade titans of Madras era Remembering trade titans of Madras era

    As we celebrate the 380th Madras Day, DT Next takes a look at those business outlets, retail stores and shops that maintain their legacy and have been a part of the city for many years, holding tales...

  • The rise and fall of statues in Madras The rise and fall of statues in Madras

    Madras has had a strong connection with statues — a history that included them being removed after agitations, caged fearing defilement, knocked off in fury and vanishing after an invasion.

  • ‘Suicide bid’ on Bigg Boss: Lawyer seeks police action ‘Suicide bid’ on Bigg Boss: Lawyer seeks police action

    After the eviction of actor Madhumitha from the reality show Bigg Boss, a lawyer has approached the city police claiming that she attempted to commit suicide due to the way she was treated by some of...

  • City Corporation signs MoU with European Union City Corporation signs MoU with European Union

    The Greater Chennai Corporation had signed a memorandum of understanding with the European Union to take part in International Urban Cooperation (IUC) programme on Wednesday.

  • SHRC directs govt to pay Rs 50k to shock victim SHRC directs govt to pay Rs 50k to shock victim

    The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has directed the government to pay Rs 50,000 to a man whose daughter suffered electric shock when a live wire fell on her near the school compound in Tirupur....

  • Rs 1,001 cr sanctioned to arrest sewage let into Cooum, Adyar rivers Rs 1,001 cr sanctioned to arrest sewage let into Cooum, Adyar rivers

    Following the Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami’s announcement, the Municipal Administration and Water Supply Department has issued a Government Order according administrative sanction for Rs...

  • Govt agrees to issue licences to tanker lorries Govt agrees to issue licences to tanker lorries

    After a strike that lasted from morning to evening, sending residents of gated communities and the commercial establishments along Old Mahabalipuram Road to scramble for water, the private tanker...

  • High level of chlorine in water worries residents High level of chlorine in water worries residents

    The level of chlorine mixed in the water supplied by the Chennai Metro Water Supply and Sewerage Board (CMWSSB) has been too high for more than a month, complained residents of Nethaji Nagar in...