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Went abroad only for college admission of daughter: Karti

The CBI on Friday submitted documents before the Supreme Court relating to Karti Chidambaram allegedly closing several undisclosed foreign bank accounts and what he did abroad.

15 hours ago

He plays it right on TV

Surat-based CS:GO expert Ranjit Patel has a strict gaming schedule, is a regular at popular tournaments and even hosts his own TV show! 

20 hours ago

Assassins? no thanks, AR is here

This season brings us the release of the most awaited videogames of this year: Assassins Creed Origins and Call of Duty WW2 towards November, Forza and Wolfenstein in October.

20 hours ago

Hey, watch out for that wildfire y’all

Hop on for a ride to explore nature and uncover the secrets behind mysterious occurrences at the Shoshone National Park...with nothing but a walkie-talkie and your instincts to guide you

20 hours ago

Story 7 — Feeding Kundotharan|Photos: Abinaya Kalyanasundaram
Shiva’s games, step by step

Witness all the 64 Thiruvilayadals of Lord Shiva in colourful and unique arrangements at this shop on GN Chetty Road

20 hours ago

Shubh aarambh with sweets

With the drums, flowers and trumpets, Chennai welcomed the Prince of Udaipur, Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar, as he inaugurated ‘Shubh’ sweets in Nungambakkam to feed the city’s palatte for sweets.

20 hours ago

Arathi Bharadwaj
In praise of goddess Kamalamba

Sundari Silks’ nine-day music fest during Navaratri aims to create awareness among youngsters about the Navavarna Kritis

20 hours ago

Somdev Devvarman
This is a different ball game

Their sports initiative has trained thousands of kids in both private and government schools. Arun and Vikram, out of the trio, are in the city to speak about it at the Bliss Catchers today.

20 hours ago

State to provide status on online plan approval

The Centre has asked the Tamil Nadu government to provide the status of online building plan approvals of all 33 Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) cities by Monday.

22 Sep 2017

Adyar river, Chennai. (EPS | Ashwin Prasath)
Greater Chennai Corporation desilting 30 major canals, work in full swing

A senior official said that a total of Rs10.5 crores has been allocated towards this campaign to make Chennai ready for the Northeast monsoon.

22 Sep 2017

Vital bridge on East Coast Road awaits repair job

Villagers feel that if the work is not taken up soon, a crucial link between Chennai and Puducherry will be cut off.

22 Sep 2017

Unipole hoardings being removed on the Pallavaram-Thoraipakkam link road
Cat-and-mouse game over as Highways Department removes illegal hoardings on radial road

After two RTI petitions in the course of two years, the State Highways Department finally removed illegal hoardings along the Pallavaram-Thoraipakkam radial road.

22 Sep 2017

Madras High Court (File photo)
Collectors summoned over waterbody intrusion

The police can use reasonable force to evict encroachers on water bodies, a division bench of the Madras High Court has ruled.

22 Sep 2017

FIR filed based on I-T report in RK Nagar bribery: CEO Rajesh Lakhoni

An fir has been registered by Abhiramapuram police based on reports from Income-Tax department, Election Commission and on the complaint dated April 21 this year of the Returning Officer of RK Nagar A

22 Sep 2017

Former Union minister Jairam Ramesh addressing a gathering during the  107 Annual General Meet of the Southern Indian Chamber of Commerce  and Industry in Chennai on Thursday | MARTIN LOUIS
‘New economic policies improved growth rate, but raised inequality’

Former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said that the economic policies since 1991 may have increased the country’s growth rate, but it has also resulted in increase in an increase in inequality.

22 Sep 2017

BJP MP Varun Gandhi at the Great  Lakes Institute of Management  in ECR, Chennai on Thursday  | Sunish P Surendran
Only through dissent comes betterment, says BJP MP Varun Gandhi

Varun Gandhi said that while he had no problems with MPs enjoying a hike in salaries, he was against the ‘institutionalisation that allowed them to get together and give themselves a raise'.

22 Sep 2017

446 fishermen given 15 days to vacate homes in Thiruvottiyur

A total of 446 fishermen families in Thiruvottiyur have been told to vacate their homes to facilitate the construction of Ennore Expressway.

22 Sep 2017

Murugappa family’s senior most member passes away

M V Murugappan who controlled the Rs 29,500 crore Murugappa group, passed away after a brief illness.

21 Sep 2017

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Father strangulates 19-year-old mentally-ill daughter to death in Nerkundram

After the wife left the daughter on the doorsteps of her husband, the auto-driver unable to take care of his mentally- challenged daughter killed her. 

21 Sep 2017

MT BW Maple Cargo ship | Express
‘Guilty vessel’ BW Maple gets nod to sail far away

One of the two ships that collided off the Ennore coast on January 28 this year leading to a devastating oil leak, to sail away.

21 Sep 2017

A police officer with the rescued young boy, who was stolen last year; and the recently stolen baby restored to her biological mother, in the city on Thursday | Martin Louis
Cracked baby-lifting case has stolen infant puzzle

While they managed to crack a baby-lifting case from Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, the Chennai police have another mystery to solve.

21 Sep 2017