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Funny with a side of serious issues 

A couple of years ago, when Abijit Ganguly was pursuing  Masters at the Delhi School of Economics, he attended a comedy gig by Abish Mathew.

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Streaming success: Tamil film production houses to look for web series

Bored of rewatching Narcos, House of Cards and Stranger Things? Binge-watched Indian web-series like Inside Edge and Breathe already?

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Rooted in Reading

Two mothers in Mylapore are on a mission to make more children read. They have a home library with 2,000 books and deliver right to your doorstep

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The team has been rehearsing for three months
Spotlight on Emotions

Geetha Kailasam, daughter-in-law of late director K Balachander, staged her debut play Oru Sila Pala Nimidamum Pechchum in the city on Friday.

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N Chandramouli, CEO, TRA released the report Photo: Martin Louis
‘Brands need to be loyal to their customers’

We as a country are driven by trust. Well, at least when it comes to brands. A comprehensive study on brand trust in the country by Trust Research Advisory. 

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World Bank-funded plan to benefit 4.11 lakh people in Tamil Nadu

Bank to provide USD 100m loan for rural transformation project that lays stress on supporting individual entrepreneurs and youth.    

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Tamil Nadu government: Policy notes have sustainable development goals

This comes after NITI Aayog, the Union government’s premier think-tank entrusted with the task of coordinating SDGs, told states to map their schemes.

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State Human Rights Commission finds fault with action of cops, tells Tamil Nadu government to pay Rs 3 lakh for rights violation 

The Commission in its order said police officers had violated the rights of the complainant, when without issuing summons, they trespassed into his house and forcibly took him to the station.

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Enquiry on death of Tamil Nadu late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa: One-man panel summons four IPS officers

The Arumugasamy Commission inquiring into the death of the late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has summoned seven persons, including four IPS officers, for cross-examination on April 30.

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Moral policing: IIT Madras student abused for hugging 

In an act of moral policing, a female student of IIT Madras was harassed and abused by a staff member for giving a social hug to her friend in the campus. 

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PUBG still better than  Fortnite? You Decide!

To follow up on my claim from a few weeks back of Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds being ‘the best’, it is now necessary to compare it with its primary rival — Fortnite.

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Shailesh Dalvi is a 20-year-old gamer from Mumbai
Keeping alive his passion for gaming

Playing video games has always been a thing of interest for many of us in our childhood days. And so it was for Shailesh Dalvi a 20-year-old gamer. “Since my school days, I used to love playing video

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Diablo Returns

Play as one of five characters, each with their own fight modes, and battle the forces of Prime Evils once again. With lightning fast gameplay, quality-of-life improvements, and a wholesome story, Dia

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Actor-turned-BJP politician S Ve Shekher (Facebook Photo)
Chennai Journalists stage protest against BJP leader S Ve Shekher's​ derogatory post

Meanwhile, state journalist fraternities lodged a police complaint against Shekher's derogatory post. 

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Chairman of the 15th Finance Commission NK Singh
‘States’ fiscal needs will be individually assessed’

The chairman of the Fifteenth Finance Commission, NK Singh, said that the fiscal needs of each state would be individually assessed.

20 Apr 2018

Pillars erected for the Maduravoyal-Port project at Chetpet | Martin Louis
Maduravoyal-Port in Chennai project likely to rise again as six-lane corridor 

Cost of 19-km elevated highway set to exceed Rs 3,500 crore; 10 entry-exit ramps planned.

20 Apr 2018

New bridges planned at Villivakkam, Elephant Gate in Chennai

The total cost of the Villivakkam bridge, which will connect GKM Colony to the Butmedu railway crossing, is expected to exceed Rs 50 crore.

20 Apr 2018

Two armed men rob pharmacy employee of cash, valuables in Chennai

Posing as customers, two armed men robbed a medical store employee at knife-point and made away with Rs 23,000 in cash and valuables at Abhiramapuram.

20 Apr 2018

Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority to hold public hearing on April 20, 23

The Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority will be holding public hearing on April 20 and April 23 to seek objections.

20 Apr 2018

Chennai: Rare sculptures, inscriptions found atop Rockfort hill 

In a breakthrough, a team of archaeologists last week found inscriptions and sculptures of saints on the way to the Ucchi Pillayar Temple atop the Rockfort Hill in Tiruchy.

20 Apr 2018

There is a need to protect eco-sensitive zones like Pulicat from exploitation
Tamil Nadu keeping hazard line purposely out of public scrutiny?

Has the Tamil Nadu government deliberately omitted ‘Hazard Line’ from Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP)? The answer seems to be ‘yes’. 

20 Apr 2018

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