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Order restraining pastor from preaching Christianity stayed

The Madras High Court on Monday stayed the operation of an order issued on September 25 last of the tahsildar in Sandaipatti in Sulur taluk, Coimbatore district, which restrained a local priest from

4 hours ago

Marg escapes penalty over  Swarnabhoomi project

The Tamil Nadu Real Estate Regulatory Authority (TNRERA) has relaxed the penalty imposed on Marg Swarnabhoomi project, stating that the project was structurally completed as per Real Estate Regulatory Authority Rules and the question of registering the project would not arise.

5 hours ago

Battle for AIADMK's 'Two Leaves' symbol to resume today

The Election Commission of India will hear the dispute over the Two Leaves on Monday.

23 Oct 2017

Take note of traffic changes in Vadapalani

The city police have made changes in the flow of vehicles from Vadapalani junction from Saturday.

23 Oct 2017

Relief all round as missing lab of German couple traced after 100 days in Chennai

Missing pet dog of a German couple was traced after 100 days on Saturday, according to social media posts by a few activists.

23 Oct 2017

The no-makeup look with a whisk of her brush

An engineering graduate’s passion for makeup made her choose it as her profession.

22 Oct 2017

Sheejith Krishna as Ram
Ramayana in steps and bhajans

The recipient of Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar (2007), Sheejith Krishna’s journey in art began when he was eight.

22 Oct 2017

On the wall...from madras to chennai

The RBI Underpass in Broadway, near Parry’s Corner, got a vibrant makeover yesterday thanks to a community art project ‘Colors of Chennai’ by the Chennai Tricolor Initiative.

22 Oct 2017

In the royal court of LOLs

Niveditha Prakasam and Saadiya Ali were a part of TLC India Queens of Comedy. While Niveditha brought home the title, Saadiya earned the show’s first mic-drop.

22 Oct 2017

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A month on, TNPCB axe falls on polluting fuel outlet in Chromepet

The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board on Monday directed the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board to disconnect the power supply to the outlet.

22 Oct 2017

‘Hold RK Nagar bypoll after prosecuting offenders’

N Maruthu ganesh, who was the DMK candidate for the rescinded April 12 by-election to RK Nagar Assembly constituency, on Saturday urged the Election Commission not to issue notification for a fresh by

22 Oct 2017

Yatras: Outdated method to connect with masses?

In times of social media flurry, Stalin has miles to go to make an impact

22 Oct 2017

Unsegregated waste being collected; (right) Perungudi landfill | P jawahar/ Sunish P Surendran
With campaign to segregate waste struggling, Chennai stares at bigger landfills

Almost three weeks in, the waste segregation campaign launched by Chennai Corporation to bring down solid waste has failed to gain traction.

22 Oct 2017

Workers allege they have to shell out money for shop’s expenses from own pockets
No highs, only lows

TASMAC outlets account for 20% of State’s revenue, but its employees get measly salaries, toil for long hours in poor conditions and face harassment from all corners

22 Oct 2017

Vijay in a still from Atlee directed 'Mersal'.
As support pours in, Mersal makers stick to their guns

Barely two days after its release, Mersal has run into controversy with the state president of BJP, Tamilisai Soundarrajan, demanding the removal of two scenes that portray GST and demonetisation.

22 Oct 2017

In restructuring plan, government staff see spate of job losses

It is a way to bring in outsourcing and cheap labour, they allege.

21 Oct 2017

DVAC told to file status in four weeks

The State government has already started making good the loss incurred on account of purchase of bitumen, Advocate-General Vijay Narayan told a division bench of the Madras High Court on Friday.

21 Oct 2017

Family of 7, including 4 kids, try to kills selves

A family of seven, including four children, allegedly attempted to kill themselves at their residence at Chemmenchery on Thursday night.

21 Oct 2017

Ban on release of Senthil Mallar’s two works lifted, but conditions apply

A full bench of the Madras High Court has permitted the release of two Tamil books titled Meendezhum Pandiyar Varalaru and Venthar Kulathin Irupppidam Ethu?, both written by K Senthil Mallar.

21 Oct 2017

Expect big jump in millet production in TN this year

Good monsoon, more sowing area lift projected yield to 42L tonnes

21 Oct 2017

Cyclone Vardah brought the city to a virtual standstill in December last year
Four-pronged strategy to cope with fury of storms

Learning lessons from cyclone ‘Vardah’, which hit the coasts of Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts last year, the Tamil Nadu government has devised a comprehensive strategy.

21 Oct 2017