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Tibetans detained before Modi-Xi summit released from prison on Tuesday

Traumatizing experience inside the Puzhal Central Prison for ten days, say Tibetans 

17 hours ago

Tipplers make Tondiarpet park no-go zone for locals

Park in heart of North Chennai also being used as open urinal

15 Oct 2019

Mamallapuram 2.0: Tourists flock into 'beautified town' after Modi-Xi meet

Mamallapuram which is known for its monuments, will now be remembered for the historic summit too, said tourists

13 Oct 2019

Modi-Xi meet: Coastal, air security to be strengthened; 500 roadside shops gone

Nearly 500 roadside shops have been removed and another hundred shops near the monuments would remain closed until October 15.

05 Oct 2019

Chennai's relocated urban poor face livelihood crisis in faraway lands 

Shifted to Perumbakkam about 30 kms away from their earlier residence, many in the new locality find very fewer opportunities to earn their bread.

01 Oct 2019

Banners gone, but ‘poster culture’ continues to deface Chennai walls

With no authority cracking down on the practice, every free space is occupied by posters

25 Sep 2019

UK’s new visa policy may be a boon for Indian students

The UK government’s new visa policy for international students may be a boon for Indians aspiring to do Master’s followed by employment opportunities in the UK.

24 Sep 2019

Elevated Metro Rail corridor in north Chennai to be completed by November

The nine-km phase-1 Metro Rail extension connects North Chennai with the rest of the city.

23 Sep 2019

Potholes, bumps irk commuters on Chennai's Tiruvottriyur High Road

Most part of the road from Old Washermenpet to Thiruvottriyur, the bitumen has disappeared due to rain.

21 Sep 2019

Scientists of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre find an organic fix to treat sewage

The treated water through this technology can be safely let into lakes and other water bodies as it is based on a natural process, said scientists behind the invention.

18 Sep 2019

Women showcase traditional culinary

The festival, organised by the State government, also threw the floor open for small-scale women entrepreneurs to showcase their culinary skills. 

14 Sep 2019

Fishermen brave stench, scorcher above to mark Pokkali Amman fest

While many do  not know the clear history of how Ennore fishermen started worshipping this deity, stories narrated by elders still drive their belief.  

12 Sep 2019

A Chennai waste composting yard famous for its model agroforest and duck pond!

The yard otherwise would have smelt of stink but the panchayat officials had learnt about agroforests online and implemented it in the available space of about one acre.

09 Sep 2019

Fruit waste turns into toilet cleaner

Toilet cleaners and dish washing liquids are given to sanitary workers  free of cost. Deepa says it takes about an hour to spread all the fruit peels and keep them for drying.

09 Sep 2019

Civic body turns waste composting yard near Chennai into a mini forest

Various fruits, flowers, and vegetables are grown in rubber tyres, shoes, washbasins and toilet seats in the composting yard

07 Sep 2019