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The students set fire to things inside campus after a girl student allegedly killed self in her hostel room.Photo | EPS | Santhosh J)
WATCH | Chennai's Sathyabama Deemed University students go on rampage after girl student commits suicide

The students of the Sathyabama Deemed University here went on a rampage and set fire to things inside campus after a girl student alleged killed self in her hostel room today.

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The officials have appreciated the constable for his timely response. | Youtube Screengrab
WATCH | RPF constable rescues passenger from falling on railway track in Chennai's Egmore station

A swift response of a young constable of Railway Protection Force (RPF) saved a 60-year-old passenger from falling on the Egmore's railway track after he slipped while trying boarding a moving train.

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Madras High Court. (File photo)
Hold RK Nagar bypoll by Dec 31, says Madras High Court

Reiterating its earlier stand, the first bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Election Commission to conduct the by-poll to RK Nagar constituency before December 31.

22 Nov 2017

How can I travel with my cat?

I have to travel about 5 hours every weekend to my parents place with my cat. Can the travel be stressful for him? If so, what can I do? —Lena

21 Nov 2017

Be silly and hide: Things I learnt from my cat

There’s something about having a furry friend at home that makes life better. But let’s be honest: The perfect pet does not exist.

21 Nov 2017

Honey, I’ll shrink your garden and its furniture to fit into a pot

Gone are those days when you needed a large backyard to create a garden of your own. Bengaluru-based Muddy Waters helps you create mini-gardens, even ones with tiny tables and chairs, in one pot or la

21 Nov 2017

Make soil that smells like the first rain

Composting, at first sounds to be a creepy and smelly process and hence is the usual first mental block for people in taking it up.

21 Nov 2017

Stills from the play, Puthiyna Pukuthalum
The line between science and spirituality merge on stage

It’s a long standing debate between scientists and spiritualists about modern science and spirituality.

21 Nov 2017

Photos: Ashwin Prasath
Nature’s call for your skin

Chennai-based skincare brand Astrea produces handmade solutions for all your skin woes. The brain behind the brand, Sharon Sabina Natrajan, makes her own formula that’s free of chemicals.

21 Nov 2017

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Medical assistance under the rainbow

But why are you gay?” “Maybe it’s a phase!” “I can help you get out of this gender problem”. These are common responses by medical care professionals, when approached by a non-cisgender individual.

21 Nov 2017

Kiran Kashyap of the Yaazhi band
‘Yama can teach me to run Underworld’

The founder director and lead violinist of the band city-based Yaazhi, Kiran Kashyap’s passion for music has taken him to places. He likes to explore and experiment with a variety of genres.

21 Nov 2017

Meditate to stop smoking

After learning about the prevalence of tobacco use in our country, one simple question you’d ask is: If government knows that smoking is injurious to health, then why on earth do they allow manufactur

21 Nov 2017

A shrine similar to Vishnu temples in South

The Varadaraja Perumal on Varadamuthiappan street in Broadway, one of the many temples in this area, is important in many ways.

21 Nov 2017

100 rice varieties that make a record

Mannvasanai, an organic store-cum-organisation, has been creating ripples across the city, thanks to its late founder Thilakrajan.

21 Nov 2017

Can you be truthful, vulnerable and spiritually naked?

I magine moving across a room slowly and as you move your hands through the wind, you analyse and concentrate on every part of the movement — from the shoulders to the elbows and down to the fingers.

21 Nov 2017

Untold war tales of Madras

Did you know about Madras’ participation in the World War? No? Then Venkatesh Ramakrishnan will enlighten you.

21 Nov 2017

Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan
An evening to honour legends of Hindustani tunes

Be it in the form of a dhrupad, khyal or a tarana, Hindustani music can sweep anybody off of their feet.

21 Nov 2017

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi (C), party vice president Rahul Gandhi, former PM Manmohan Singh and other top party leaders at the Congress Working Committee meeting at 10 Janpath in New Delhi on Monday | PTI
Crown of thorns ready: Stage set for Rahul Gandhi to take charge as Congress chief

Revamping party, winning major state polls, leading anti-Modi front among key tasks

21 Nov 2017

O Paneerselvam, Deputy Chief Minister, presiding over the ceremony|Photo: D Sampathkumar
61 couples tie the knot

Shree Geeta Bhavan Trust and Tamil Nadu Differently Abled Federation Charitable Trust, came together to celebrate the mass marriage of 61 couples in the city.

21 Nov 2017

The under-construction flyover in Velachery, which is likely to be open for traffic in January 2019 | Sunish P Surendran
Traffic snarls to stay for one year as flyover project in Velachery hits bottlenecks

Traffic woes at Velachery may not see their end anytime soon as Highways officials say that the twin flyover project at Vijayanagar-Velachery Junction will take another year for completion.

21 Nov 2017

Members of TN Post Graduate Doctors Associations protesting against the recruitment of fresh candidates for government hospitals ignoring their services, at the Directorate of Medical Services Office in Chennai on Monday | P Jawahar
PG in-service doctors protest against recruitment of non-service peers

Over 100 postgraduate in-service doctors staged a protest in front of the Directorate of Medical Services Office on Monday against the recent recruitment of allegedly non-service doctors through the M

21 Nov 2017