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The construction site, where the wall collapse occurred, at T Nagar in the city on Wednesday | Martin Louis
Woman killed, 7 workers injured in wall collapse

Hollow bricks, mud fall at construction site; supervisor arrested.

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Airport-Chengalpet link to get phased upgrade

The proposed 36-km elevated corridor project from Chennai airport to Chengalpet has taken a new turn with the NHAI stating that it will commence the project in a phased manner by this financial year.

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A remote home behind high walls

Around 60 government officials from various departments visit the place; say violations detected.

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Food, jobs and social work...all at one place

Founders of Jimikki.com have the answers for your questions on ‘everyday needs’.

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Kongunadu bites

Lakshmi Priya, executive chef, Kovai Alankar Vilas, uses farm-fresh ingredients in her Kongunadu-special dishes.

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Prop up your morning asana

Yoga enthusiasts in the city are finding new ways to improve body awareness and concentration, by giving this age-old practice contemporary twists.

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Pop and rock with this solo vocalist: Nadisha Thomas

My great grandmother was an opera singer with the British, and thereafter my grandmother, mother and now I sing. It’s in my genes!” says Nadisha Thomas, a fourth-generation singer of the Madras Musica

43 minutes ago

Is running away from sorrows the only solution?

There are various ways of escape but there is only one way of meeting sorrow.

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The doctor who runs marathons

Dr Jayanthy Ravindran, MD,  Tamira Medical Spa, is a fitness enthusiast who also has a passion for interior designing.

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The rhythm of signs

Aruna and the Raging Sun is about a disabled mythical hero. It will be one of the largest shows led by persons with disabilities in the city.

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Participants during the ‘Lockdown’ challenge
Escape before time runs out

My white prison uniform does nothing to calm my nerves as I stand in the middle of a gloomy prison cell.

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Chennai corporation knocks on actor Ramki's door for pending tax

Chennai corporation on Wednesday issued notice to actor Ramki for allegedly failing to pay property tax for his Nungambakkam residence for the last 13 years.

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The late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa (File Photo | PTI)
AIADMK to launch official mouthpiece on February 24, former CM Jayalalithaa's birth anniversary

Titled 'Namathu Ammma' (Our Amma-- a reference to Jayalalithaa), on the lines of erstwhile party organ 'Dr Namathu MGR,' the Tamil daily comes in the wake of the party lacking its own media.

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Robber who dragged woman to snatch chain arrested from Anna Nagar in Tamil Nadu, say cops

The city police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested one of the two men who dragged a woman on road recently at Arumbakkam to snatch the gold chain she was wearing.

21 Feb 2018

Isai beats to international tunes

Bands from across the world are heading to namma Chennai to attend the Global Isai Festival. Groove to the music, shake a leg and also take part in the open mic sessions and magic shows.

21 Feb 2018

Kids from Studio for Dance during a performance
Young dancers in a rebellion against classical ballet

To promote modern dance in the city, Studio for Dance, TTK Road, will organise their yearly dance programme, Origin on February 23.

21 Feb 2018

Dia de la Hispanidad celebrations at INaWORD
How many tongues can you speak?

Chennai’s foreign language centres have students and older persons take these classes for multiple reasons.

21 Feb 2018

Bridge into the past via Saidapet

History afficionadoes tell CE that they want to save this relic from destruction.

21 Feb 2018

Architect from city M Mohseen Baig wins National Award for the second time

Chennai-based architect M Mohseen Baig won the national award for the architectural poster design competition, for the second time in a row this year, at the Indian Architects Premier League, IAPL, he

21 Feb 2018

Thierry Pecou (middle) with his band
Indo-western musical harmony by the French

Imagine what happens when the Do-Re-Mi of Western music meets Sa-Re-Ga-Ma of  Indian classical? French composer and curator of the band Ensemble Variances, Thierry Pécou, is back in India again, this

21 Feb 2018

No inscriptions, only tales of lil’ Krishna

Among the numerous ancient shrines near the historic town of Kanchipuram is one called the Damodara Perumal temple, dedicated to Krishna, in the village of Damal.

21 Feb 2018