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'Dinakaran arrest not to impact proposed unification talks in AIADMK'

On Tuesday night, the Delhi Police arrested Dinakaran over the charge of trying to bribe the poll officials through middleman Sukesh Chandrasekar who was arrested some days back.

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High Tide Line out of limits for several ecologically sensitive areas in Tamil Nadu. | Express File Photo
High Tide Line out of limits for several ecologically sensitive areas in Tamil Nadu

New demarcation by authorities creates large spaces of the potential real estate but activists feel it can affect coastal areas and cause ecological harm.

7 hours ago

Chennai Auditor grows jackfruits and vineyard in a pot

Blany D’Souza, who has a large fan following online, is an urban gardener who grows a fruit orchard on his terrace.

7 hours ago

Photo: Ashok Chintala
'Choko led me to the true meaning of happiness'

The day I chose to bring home Choko, my 5-yearold spaniel, a fat and unexpected tear rolled down my cheeks. She was 25 days old, brown and fat.

7 hours ago

‘Maxi'mum stretch

In a season when it is foolish to expect mercy from the scorching sun, keeping cool requires going the extra mile, quite literally.

7 hours ago

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Avoid escapism, accept reality to move on in life

A majority vast of the population in the world today is facing a common problem of how to avoid negative thoughts, when several things are happening against one’s wish?

7 hours ago

(From left) Tina, Jeyashree Ravi, Kajal, Sindhu and Thasneem at the panel discussion
‘Fast’en your fashion

With fashion stores rapidly expanding their footprints, how reliable are the fabrics we use? Rossbelle and Fashion Revolution India spread awareness on this issue.

7 hours ago

Birthplace of an illustrious Srivaishnava preceptor

Sriperumbudur, close to Chennai, is well-known for being home to the Adikesava Perumal temple and also as the birthplace of the illustrious Srivaishnava preceptor (Acharya).

7 hours ago

Artist C V Vadivel's works.
Ilaiyaraaja’s music helps me synchronise my art: Artist Vadivel

Being observant is a skill, and CV Vadivel tells CE it’s a must-have trait for an artist to be successful.

7 hours ago

Shubhangi Joshi
Indie tunes to ring in breezy melodies

Shubhangi Joshi, one of India’s top emerging female musicians, is in Chennai again for a new gig.

7 hours ago

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami with the winners of Thamizh Chemmal awards for 2015, at the Secretariat on Tuesday
CM Palaniswami presents literary awards to Tamil scholars

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Tuesday presented literary awards -Chithirai Tamil New Year awards for 2016 and Thamizh Chemmal awards for 2015-at the Secretariat.

8 hours ago

Tamil Nadu government's bid to declassify highways likely to open Pandora's box

Plan to convert parts of stretches into urban roads likely to escalate State government’s costs.

25 Apr 2017

Bus terminus at burial site? CMDA gets ‘stop work’ notice from ASI

The CMDA's proposed bus terminus site in Kelambakkam lies within the protected and prohibited zone of the Archaeological Survey of India.

25 Apr 2017

Madras High Court to hear PILs on reclassification of highways on Tuesday

The Supreme Court had banned liquor sale and service both along and within 500 metres on either side of national and State highways, effective from April 1.

25 Apr 2017

Lost, and have slow network? Use Lincodes

Pramod Rathi and his friends decided to conceive of an easy way to share addresses and locations without the hassle of communicating perplexing directions.

25 Apr 2017

Easy, folks: Banks will not be closed all Saturdays

A  message going viral on WhatsApp claims that banks will remain closed on all Saturdays starting from June 1 this year.

25 Apr 2017

Sunitha and her gang on their trip.
Experience life in 3,800 km

 The ‘K to K’ road trip spanning exciting locations throughout India is the latest fad among travel enthusiasts in Chennai.

25 Apr 2017

Participants at the event.
Go on a blind date...with art!

Get blindfolded, join this team and talk to strangers about poems, dance and all other art forms.

25 Apr 2017

During the first record attempt.
Tune in to the record maker

His love for music and teaching made MS Martin garner a number of records under his name, including a Guinness. He will attempt another record at a mega-concert on May 1.

25 Apr 2017

Hike in SBI account minimum balance hits students the most

With fines ranging from Rs 50 to Rs 100 (plus service tax) being levied for non-maintenance of the required balance, the new norm has left many in dilemma.

25 Apr 2017

Panels submit list of names for Vice-Chancellors of Anna University, Madras university

Both the universities have been functioning without a head since 2016.

25 Apr 2017

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