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Security guard dies trying to fight robbers in Chennai

A Security guard was murdered late on Saturday by assailants when he tried to prevent them from entering the office that he guarded in Kalpakkam.

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Man hacked to death in Tiruvallur, business rivalry suspected

A three-member gang hacked a realtor near his office at Nandiambakkam near Minjur late on Saturday. Business rivalry is believed to be the motive, said the police.

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Four-member gang in Chennai poses as EB staff, robs gold, silver

A woman and three other persons posing as Electricity Board staff allegedly threatened a  woman with  knives and robbed nearly 45 sovereigns of gold jewellery and 3.5 kg silver from her house.

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Construction of a new park going on under the flyover opposite to the Music Academy | ASHWIN PRASATH
Granite park that costs a bomb to be opened bang opposite Music Academy in Chennai

The project cost is an estimated Rs 4.62 crore, which is more than what the civic body spends annually on infrastructure and equipment in 281 schools or in the 138 primary health centres it runs.

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Passengers on waitlist can take alternate train soon

Hereis a bit that will please wait-listed train passengers.

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Pradeep Chakravarthy during the talk
Difference between kama and moha through poems

Though most of us know what eroticism is, how many of us would dare talk about it in a public forum? But in the 17th Century, things were different.

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Rakesh Shukla with the rescued dogs
A retirement home for the four-legged patriots

The canines that served in the police, military and railways are taken care of at the Voice of Stray Dogs (VoSD), a Bengaluru-based shelter. There are, however, none in Chennai yet.

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Aishwarya Easwaran, Alekyaa Mathangi, Savita Sivakumar, Goutham Kumar
No kidding...these children are almighty

Eight-year-olds from a city school go beyond their age to understand and portray themes of bigotry, loss of morals, violence and distrust.

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Representative images of Uber and Ola cabs
The ‘cabonomics’ of pricing

Ola and Uber have brought back ‘extra charges’, making everyone hard.Baxi, a bike-taxi app, was launched recently in Chennai with fixed rates that are also affordable. But will it counter the surge?

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RK Nagar bypoll campaign picking up momentum, ministers join in

Campaign for the April 12 RK Nagar bypoll appears to be picking up momentum with candidates and their leaders criss-crossing the constituency to woo voters.

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Can we please address real issues of people in RK Nagar constituency?

Lost in the din of the RK Nagar by-election contest among heavyweights from various parties are the real issues for which locals seek lasting solutions.

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Anna University, Chennai.
Anna University students gang up to beat the grading system

The trouble the professors point out is that the relative grading system lacks any minimum pass mark.

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Rs 10 lakh compensation ordered for Tamil Nadu custody death in 2010

The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court has directed the State government to pay within six weeks, a compensation of `10 lakh to the family members of a person, who died due to torture while in pol

26 Mar 2017

Programme to evolve strategy for weather modification fast-tracked

The frequency of deficit rainfall years is on the rise affecting both urban populace and farming community as a whole.

26 Mar 2017

A scientific experiment relating to basic and applied sciences for leather processing techniques being demonstrated at the Central Leather Research Institute in Adyar in Chennai | Ashwin Prasath
An idea to reduce leather industry pollution

Chromium (III) found in effluent released by leather industries causes major damage to the environment.

26 Mar 2017

Don’t deduct tax from HPF severance package, I-T dept told

The Central govt had approved the package to the employees following the decision to shut down Hindustan Photo Film Manufacturing Ltd on June 28, 2013

26 Mar 2017

MLA funds to be used up for Tamil Nadu water schemes

The Tamil Nadu government assured to consider using the funds provided for MLA constituency development scheme (CDS)  for water supply schemes, given the acute drought conditions prevailing in the sta

25 Mar 2017

Metrowater tanker (file photo from ENS)
Recharge wells in Chennai homes may become mandatory

CMDA mulls introducing recharge wells in place of recharge pits based on suggestions of an audit report on rainwater harvesting

25 Mar 2017

Returning Officer accepts Dhinakaran’s poll papers

Dismissing objections raised by DMK and other parties, R K Nagar Returning Officer (RO) Praveen Nair on Friday accepted the nomination papers filed by AIADMK (Amma) candidate T T V Dhinakaran.

25 Mar 2017

Childless couple held for buying newborn baby in Chennai

A middle aged couple have been taken into custody by the city police for allegedly buying a new born baby boy.

25 Mar 2017

Sunken oil will harm marine life: Expert

Though Indian Coast Guard has managed to swiftly remove the oil that is visible on water surface and beaches, the problem is far from over.

25 Mar 2017