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Accident spot near St Thomas mount station, in which 2 people died and 5 injured on Thursday morning.(Sunish P Surendran | Express Photo Service)
Three travellers slip to death from Chennai suburban train near St. Thomas Mount station

Police identified the two men who died on the spot as Praveen Raj, 19, and Manikandan, 22, both residents of Perungalathur.

2 hours ago

Train detained as guard complains of chest pain

Hold-up of 20 minutes as Ranveer suddenly felt a heavy object was thrown in his direction

12 hours ago

Effects of the oil spill on Chennai's shores. (Photo | EPS)
Big worry as slick returns north of where it first hit the Chennai coast

Express found the oil slick on the shores of Ernavoor Kuppam, Chinna Kuppam, Periya Kuppam and Thalankuppam.

12 hours ago

Oriental in India

Sucy Titus’ works are a rarity, and she is well acquainted with the art of Chinese brush painting — drawn on thin, scroll-like paper. CE  catches up with the artist ahead of her exhibition this weeken

16 hours ago

Promote solution, rather than technology

Staqu is a brainchild of all tech-oriented co-founders.

16 hours ago

Just wine away

With 14 years of  studying wines, Balu Pandiyan is the  go-to man to learn everything about the grapes

16 hours ago

Sudarsan Mehta (left) and Ashish Nichani (right)  Jitendra M
Favourite food from across India, just a click away

Craving for banana chips and plum cakes from Malabar Chips, or aromatic saffron from Kashmir or Roopak masala from Delhi’s Karol Bagh, www.placeoforigin.in is where you will find these and several oth

16 hours ago

‘No one else celebrates their city like we do’

Chennai-bred choreographer Arun Srinivasan has been breaking down international dance styles for city enthusiasts.

16 hours ago

To set the inner cycles right

Be it a stiff hamstring, irregular menstrual cycle or polycystic ovaries, the Upavistha Konasan can prevent those painful times

16 hours ago

She cracks the haute couture code

Keeping up with international trends and popularising them here is no mean feat, says blogger Neena Kumar

16 hours ago

On hot wheels to clinch different skating titles

Chennaiites seem to embrace lesser known sports like no other. The newest name to emerge is Vacasya Narayan, who is making waves in roller skating.

16 hours ago

(Above) A scene from A Million Sitas
Beauty in motion

Danseuse Anita Ratnam, who is known to fuse different art forms with Bharatanatayam, talks to our columnist about ageing and fashion on stage

16 hours ago

IMPCON 2017
Consumers, do you know your rights?

In a novel bid to address the rights of consumers and to increase awareness of the same, The Citizen Consumer Club (CCC) of Chevalier T Thomas Elizabeth College for Women conducted a National Consumer

16 hours ago

Students at the seminar
Seek help when you feel low

Youth today are in a mad rat race to be successful in everything in everything they do — their careers, relationships and daily lives.

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Arpan Patel
This duo’s studio is a casa for tradition with a twist

Jaipur-based Aarushi Kumar and Arpan Patel offer handcrafted designer items that are both stylish and unconventional.

22 Feb 2017

The hues and lights of nature’s garden

A soothing colour palette and inspiration from her surroundings characterise Korean artist Miyeon K’s works

22 Feb 2017

Retro reborn: Trends that top the chart

From bell bottoms to chokers,vintage styles are reclaiming their place in couture circuits.

22 Feb 2017

File | EPS
Spill clean-up workers exposed to long-term health risks

Government lacks a database of workers who were involved in cleaning up the spill, thus putting them at a greater long-term health risk.

22 Feb 2017

A file picture of men cleaning up the oil slick | Express
Oil turns invisible menace to shore

Slick will mix with suspended particles in the water and sink due to high density.

22 Feb 2017

For bailing out boss, duo takes to extortion

Two small-time rowdies allegedly engaged in extorting money at knife-point from auto rickshaw drivers near Perambur Railway station to bail out their boss.

22 Feb 2017

Salesman dies in bid to clean elevator; probe on

An employee of a textile retail unit died in an elevator accident in Kancheepuram on Tuesday.

22 Feb 2017