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ED seizes Rs 1.59 crore funds of Chennai bizman Pradip Kothari in HSBC black money case

This is the first action under Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) in the HSBC black money list.

11 hours ago

The six additional new judges for Madras High Court being administered the oath of office by Chief Justice Indira Banerjee in Chennai on Wednesday. (Express photo by Ashwin Prasath)
6 new Madras HC judges sworn in

Chief Justice Indira Banerjee administered oath of office to Bhavani Subbaroyan, A D Jagdish Chandira, G R Swaminathan, Abdul Quddhose, M Dhandapani, and Daivasigamani Audikesavalu, all from the Bar.

14 hours ago

Gamers embrace virtual reality at a centre in ChennaiPhotos:Mansi Rathi
A 3d dose of reality

Kaleidozone, India’s first VR pod developer, offers a novel world of virtual excitement for gaming enthusiasts in Chennai, with six interactive games at four centers so far.

21 hours ago

Garage Gang is back... this time with Greenman

Colourful props strewn all over the floor and actors meticulously rehearsing their parts — jumping, dancing, skating and what not!

21 hours ago

Bharath Kumar J
Switch on your PC and learn to shake a leg

Three National Institute of Technology graduates, who are also dancers, set on a journey to launch an online dance platform that provides affordable and easily accessible dance classes.

21 hours ago

The story of human existence

In ancient Greece, it was said that creation is taken away by the Creator when it reaches a point of complete degradation and disorder.

21 hours ago

Akash Madhu
‘God, an alien who does miracles’

Akash Madhu is a popular DJ in the city and has played at places like The Park, Radisson and Feathers.

21 hours ago

(Clockwise from above) A Buddhist monk; Theosophical Publishing House; a man meditating; Buddhist temple Photos: Jeremy Ibarra
To reunite with nature

Jeremy Ibarra experiences time travel and zen-like calm at the Theosophical Society in Adyar.

21 hours ago

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Five hundred greens to comfort her after a tiring day

When her son Teja was ten, Yashoda Prasad had to make a tough choice — give space for him to play on the terrace or grow more plants.

21 hours ago

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Guess, what is on Manisha’s menu?

From making bhel mix to almost all cuisines, Manisha Kumbhat has done it all.

21 hours ago

Graceful trees that please the gods

Kumbhabhishekham (consecration) is the ceremonial process conducted in Hindu temples through which the ‘supreme power’ is invited to inhabit the marble or stone idol.

21 hours ago

Matt with pet Pixie
When you have a pet with a past

Taking care of and adopting a dog who has been abused takes a lot of patience, but it’s all worth the effort.

21 hours ago

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How do I get my dog to share?

Sharing is a human concept and the corresponding value in the dog’s psychology is tolerance.

21 hours ago

Direct Admission to Students Abroad Scheme could go

In what might be a major setback to offshore Indian students aspiring to join premier technical educational institutions back home, the union education ministry is considering to stop DASA scheme.

21 hours ago

M C Sampath meeting Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi on Tuesday
Delegate mining regularisation powers, TN requests Centre

The Tamil Nadu government has sought the request as 2,048 mines/quarries were shut down for not having environment clearance.

21 hours ago

Government notifies draft rules for fair payouts before acquiring land

Rules propose setting up of a State social impact assessment unit, which would invite applications from university departments and organisations.

21 hours ago

Year-old I-T documents reveal dark underbelly of gutka trade

Gutka trade in Chennai flourished despite a ban imposed by the State, as the merchants allegedly bribed the entire chain of different department officials.

21 hours ago

Gutka scam: Opposition demands  action, judicial probe

The opposition parties hit out at the government for not having taken proper action even after the Income Tax Department writing to the Chief Secretary over the alleged gutka payoffs.

21 hours ago

Justice Kirubakaran raises questions on functioning of schools in Tamil Nadu

Justice N Kirubakaran of Madras High Court has raised another set of 20 questions, this time with regard to the functioning of schools in the State.

21 hours ago

PM Modi  (PTI)
BJP complaint against Tamil magazine for intention to 'insult' PM

TN unit BJP Treasurer S R Sekhar said the magazine's cover page portrayed Modi, Chief Minister K Palaniswami and other Ministers in an "obnoxious manner" in an apparent reference to the Prez poll.

27 Jun 2017

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Ambulance hits truck in Chennai; kills two

The patient and the ambulance driver were killed after the ambulance rammed a stationary container truck near Maduravoyal around 6.30 am on Monday.

27 Jun 2017

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