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Workers rejoicing after completing the tunnelling of the final stretch from Government Estate to AG-DMS on Monday | D SAMPATH KUMAR
Tunnelling done, entire Phase I could soon become operational

Chennai Metro Rail completed the entire tunnelling operations under Phase I and Phase I extension after the 4.1 km of the longest continuous tunnel drive stretch from Government Estate to AG-DMS under Phase I of Chennai Metro was achieved on Monday.

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4 Rajasthan men held for helping kin loot gold shop

The city police arrested four persons from Rajasthan, who had allegedly helped their relatives loot a jewellery shop by drilling a hole through its roof at Rajamangalam.

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The MCC Alumni choir performing
Popular choirs come together to welcome Christmas

The Madras Christian College Alumni Association invoked the season of joy with a bigger-than-ever carol extravaganza at the MCC school grounds on Monday. 

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Get into 2018 with ‘Swift’

It is said that art, freedom, and creativity can change society faster than politics. CE meets with a young designer Aditi Maithreya, creative head, The Phoenix Company and the creative mind behind a

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S Ishwar Prasad
He secures cyberspace,one company at a time

What would you do if you found a vulnerability in e-Bay India that allowed you to purchase anything you wanted from the site for just `1? S Ishwar Prasad was presented with this opportunity when he wa

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How safe are you online?

Sathish Kumar Balakrishnan & Ishwar Prasad discuss cyber security in India.They answer questions on hacking, malware and offer tips to make browsing safer

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Inside these boxes is the cure for all your ailments

Dabba Chetty Kadai in Mylapore sells natural ingredients that are used to make traditional medicines

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Students at a session
Future of jobs for kids ‘sorted’ with this app

I was once addressing a group of third year computer science batch in one of the most reputed colleges in Bengaluru.

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A Skill in every step

Though she runs many companies, Krithika Subrahmanian is a dancer first.She attributes her success to dance and encourages everyone to learn an art form

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File photo: MK Stalin | EPS
Cyclone Ockhi: DMK to stage protest on Kanyakumari's 'missing fishermen' issue

The Opposition DMK will stage a protest here tomorrow urging the Centre and state government to expedite rescue of missing Kanyakumari fishermen post-cyclone Ockhi.

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A view of Pallavaram ‘periya eri’ from the Pallavaram–Thoraipakkam Radial Road | Sunish P Surendran
Two city lakes to get new lease of life

The State government has drawn up a proposal to carry out improvement works on the Pallavaram lake and the Keelkattalai lake – both situated along the Pallavaram–Thoraipakkam radial road.

11 Dec 2017

Eminent agriculture scientist M S Swaminathan being felicitated by Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, Governor Banwarilal Purohit and others, in Chennai on Sunday | P Jawahar
Honoured to be called Yerarignar: MS Swaminathan

Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday conferred the title “Yerarignar” on M S Swaminathan, the father of Indian Green Revolution.

11 Dec 2017

A Bull tamer being thrown off the back of a bull during the traditional sports of Jallikattu  held at Palamedu near Madurai on Thursday.(KK Sundar | EPS)
Two research centres in offing to give jallikattu breeds a leg up

Madras High Court’s intervention to save the fighter jallikattu breed has soothed animal rights activists ruffled feelings.

11 Dec 2017

20 days after Nanmangalam eviction, no resettlement in sight for 40 families

“How long can you stay at a relative’s place?” says Bakkiamuthu, who was forced to move into his brother’s house with all his belongings after he lost his house in an eviction drive launched along the

11 Dec 2017

No night shift for station masters at three suburban stations could pose security risk

Saidapet, Guindy and Meenambakkam to be without SMs between 10 pm and 6 am due to staff shortage; transportation branch of ChenAnai division transferred them to fill existing vacancies.

11 Dec 2017

More high-speed diesel locos cleared to operate elite trains

After WAP 5 electrical locomotive, WDP 3A and WDP 4BH diesel locomotives have been added to the list of engines cleared for operation of premier trains at the speed above 130 kmph.

11 Dec 2017

IT employee D Nithya during her Karagaattam performance | Sunish P Surendran
A monthly market where traditional foods, arts mingle

On a pleasant Sunday morning, a couple from Perumbakkam were asking for directions to M.E.S. First Cross Street in Irumbuliyur near Tambaram railway station. So was a woman shopper from Chromepet.

11 Dec 2017

Training programme under Saksham project for operation staff commences

The Southern Railway has started training operation employees including station masters, traffic inspectors, controllers, guards and pointsmen under the Saksham project.

11 Dec 2017

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Experts seek to plug holes in transplant regulations after Sasikala's husband Natarajan's organ donation row

AIADMK leader V K Sasikala’s husband, jumping the organ transplantation queue, participants at a meeting organised by the State transplant authority identified a set of loopholes in the rules.

11 Dec 2017

Mervyn, Vikash, Murali and Balakumaran   D Sampathkumar
Every Friday night, it’s good to be high...on laughter

Bored of Friday night pub-hopping from one loud stuffy space to the next? Then this might interest you! Steam and Whistles, at GRT Grand is serving up some laughter along with drinks and food! ‘High o

10 Dec 2017

Participants at Mr Chennai 2017
More than just a 6-pack

Awareness on bodybuilding as a sport is less, but slowly increasing, in Chennai.Body builders talk to CE about the challenges, diet & exercise they follow

10 Dec 2017