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Prime minister Narendra Modi during the launch of two wheelers for the working women at a function held in Chennai on the eve of Jayalalithaa 70th birthday in Chennai on Saturday  (Express | P Jawahar)
PM Narendra Modi launches subsidised 'Amma' two-wheeler scheme in Tamil Nadu

The scheme, which aims at providing 50 percent subsidy to all the working women to buy two-wheelers, was a pet project of Jayalalithaa.

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A member of ground staff walks under the wing of an AirAsia plane. (File | Reuters)
AirAsia resume flight services from Chennai after three years

The airliner would operate five daily flights connecting Chennai to Bengaluru and Bhubaneshwar.

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Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam at the unveiling of a statue of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late J Jayalalithaa at party headquarters on the occasion of her 70th birth anniversary in Chennai on Saturday. PTI
Former Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa’s statue unveiled at AIADMK headquarters on birth anniversary

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Saturday unveiled a statue of late chief minister J. Jayalalithaa on the occasion of her birth anniversary.

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Scenes from the production
An inclusive glimpse into the lives of surrendering saints

To give a spin on the stories of saints from yesteryears, Arpanam — Total Surrender, a production by 200 artistes with disabilities, was staged in the city at Narada Gana Sabha recently.

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Meditation is to free yourself from the known

Meditation is never prayer. Prayer, supplication, is born of self-pity. You pray when you are in difficulty, when there is sorrow; but when there is happiness, joy, there is no supplication.

20 hours ago

Beyond the sketch pad

City-based art instructors Susan George and Sandra Vincent won big at the IADEA Awards, held recently, for their unconventional teaching style.

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These Japanese flowers bloom to tell a story

Lotus flowers, vine orchids, banana flower, lily leaves, palm fronds and anthuriums — all aesthetically arranged in different vases.

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Participants at the event
Techcraze 2018 a hit at DG Vaishnav college

On Friday morning, the premises of DG Vaishnav College, Arumbakkam was filled with an energetic crowd of more than 1,000 students from over 35 colleges across the country.

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Swing, and not a miss

20-year-old Kowshik Palanisamy,silambam denotes his roots.He bagged gold at the third World Silambam Championship.

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At the rehearsal
Touch can speak more than a thousand words

In an age when we are pinned down to being a woman, a man, a homosexual, an Indian, a husband, or a refugee, how do we look beyond identities?

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From left) S Chandrasekhar, Thomas Abraham, T Krishnakumar and Ishteyaque Amjad at the launch
For the record, it has been 28 years

A flashy and new-gen friendly 28th edition of Limca Book of Records was launched in the city recently.

20 hours ago

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento
Luxe on mini wheels

Shunoon Shamath owns a fleet of luxury cars, but they’re three inches in size!

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Master of the sea

Based on the novel Moby Dick, Nantucket makes the player build their own ship and crew to explore the oceans for whales.

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 They teach you how to release anger, forgive and love yourself

Patricia Crane met Louise L Hay, the world-renowned motivational speaker, and best-selling author, 31 years ago, during a one-week intensive workshop on personal growth.

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The other Joker

Chennai-based Krishnakumar is a student of game design and development, and all he needs to learn is play.

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Build your own world with robots

There’s an interesting correlate in videogames — the games get more complex as the graphics get more primitive.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi| PTI
PM Modi to visit Chennai tomorrow for launch of Amma two-wheeler scheme 

A pet project of late chief minister J Jayalalithaa, the Amma Two-wheeler Scheme is being launched on her birth anniversary.

23 Feb 2018

‘No jurisdiction to hear pleas on disqualification of O Panneerselvam, MLAs’

Senior counsel C S Vaidyanathan on Thursday said the High Court has no jurisdiction to hear petitions seeking to disqualify O Panneerselvam and 10 other MLAs.

23 Feb 2018

The Madras High Court
Expelled partyman gets nod for J Jayalalithaa's anniversary fete

The Madras High Court has permitted an expelled AIADMK party men to celebrate the 70th birth anniversary of former Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa in Coimbatore district, subject to certain conditions.

23 Feb 2018

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami handing over the first copy of a book ‘Jaya: An Incredible Story’ brought out by TNIE to Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam after releasing it, as (from right) TNIE Group CMD Manoj Kumar Sonthalia, GM-TN Siddharth Sonthalia, veteran journalist T J S George, TNIE Editor G S Vasu and ENPL GM R Venkatasubramanian look on | Express
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami releases coffee table album on Jayalalithaa

Edappadi K Palaniswami released a coffee table album Jaya: An Incredible Story, brought out by The New Indian Express Group at a function in the Secretariat here to mark the her birth anniversary.

23 Feb 2018

Officials have blamed the fall in collections on passengers switching to other modes of transport such as trains and share autos  | ASHWIN PRASATH
Post-hike, 14 Lakh commuters desert MTC buses

The 90 per cent rise in ticket fares has failed to make a major impact on the revenue of the Metropolitan Transport Corporation as commuters have switched over to other modes of transportation.

23 Feb 2018