The New Indian Express - Chennai - RSS Feed from The New Indian Express en Copyright 2012 The New Indian Express. All rights reserved. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:48:24 +0530 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 06:37:33 +0530 Chennai Tight 'Strap' For How Long? Madras High Court making it compulsory for motorists to wear helmets from July 1, Chennaiites have begun embracing the idea. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:23:09 +0530 Chennai Cops Gear Up for Day One of Helmet Rule As Chennaiites were busy haggling with traders to get headgears, traffic policemen get acknowledgement receipts printed. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:20:43 +0530 40,000 Commuters Took Metro on Day 1 At least 40,000 commuters used the Metro Rail during its inaugural run on Monday, according to a Chennai Metro Rail spokesman. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:19:32 +0530 15,000 Students get Uniforms RCC) distributed 15,000 new school uniforms under ‘Shri Chordia New School Uniform Scheme’ at Kishkinta Park on Sunday. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:18:27 +0530 Understanding Dalit Women Anandhi is researching about the dynamics of caste among Dalit and upper caste women against the paradigm of development which will be part of a book. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:15:29 +0530 'Children Must be Involved in Decision Making' Activists call for the implementation of ‘Children Nagara Sabai’, a structure, where children can associate themselves with local wards and get a chance to interact in Corporation council meetings Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:14:40 +0530 Fifth Convocation of Vels Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:13:08 +0530 Nazareth College Rallying for Drug Awareness Among Public A rally on Drug Abuse was organised by The Nazareth College of Arts and Science, to create awareness among the public recently. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:10:56 +0530 Remembering a Man with Reckless Courage Praful Bidwai, the celebrated journalist, who passed away in Amsterdam on June 23, was remembered by People’s Union for Civil Liberties. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:08:30 +0530 Senior Citizens Group in Chennai Call to Donate Books for the Needy Senior Citizens Group of Besantnagar (SCGOBN), has invited individuals to donate old and new reference or college textbooks for their free book-bank for the benefit of the poor and needy college students. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:06:40 +0530 Re-layed Roads Across Chennai 'Heighten' Concerns Commuters complain that the cold milling process undertaken by the Corpn on stretches along bus routes has left rectanglular bumps, especially in places that have had repeated patchworks Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:04:19 +0530 Did you Know your Cats and Dogs Get Tumours? When detected at an early stage, malignant melanoma and squamous cell carcinoma that are the most common oral tumours found in dogs, can be cured easily, failing which the canine has to suffer for the rest of its life Wed, 01 Jul 2015 04:01:59 +0530 Freshers Showcase Talent, Break Ice with Seniors and Teachers Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:58:52 +0530 Demand and It Shall Be Given to You, Former A-G Tells Visually Challenged The Rotaract club of Drishti and Karna Vidya launched a book, which is a compilation of material drawn from conferences, named ‘Accessibility’. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:58:01 +0530 Understanding Thought Leads to Silence Psychological escape from daily problems is harmful. A silent, pleasurable escape that is not an outcome of outward stimulation of sensation is the understanding of the mind and its memories Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:56:47 +0530 At 62, She is Still Good with Numbers Homemaker by day, tuition teacher by evening: Hamsa Rani is looking forward to yet another thrilling adventure at the Indian Oil Duchess All Women Car Rally. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:56:05 +0530 The Best of Art Under One Roof Poompuhar Chennai is conducting an exhibition titled ’Sculptures & Paintings’, at Amethyst, beginning on July 1. The exhibition will be on till July 5. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:54:20 +0530 Little Stories from Across the Globe For the sixth year in succession, ‘The Little Theatre’ is to conduct its international theatre festival for young audiences titled ‘The Little Festival’, between July 2 and 11. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:52:38 +0530 Sandwiching History Between Food Trails in Mylapore Cycling group Mongrels’ monthly edition of food ride, explored the decrepit lanes of Mylapore, touching upon historical landmarks, apart from getting a ‘taste’ of small eateries that continue to thrive. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:51:30 +0530 For a Chilly Carnatic Sojourn Sameeksha Retreat, an intensive workshop, will have participants learning from senior Chennai-based carnatic musicians who have many years of experience in performing and teaching, at Kotagiri Hills in August Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:49:04 +0530 Pookutty Part of Talks Team on FTII row A delegation from the FTII along with Oscar-winner Resul Pookutty are to meet with the I&B Ministry in New Delhi on July 3. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:46:52 +0530 Chennai Special-sub-Inspector Suspended for Groping Woman A drunk special-sub-Inspector (SSI) was suspended for misbehaving with a woman while he was helping pedestrians to cross Arcot Road at Liberty Junction, Kodambakkam. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:45:18 +0530 City Group Investors Keep Fingers Crossed Official liquidator issues notice for claims after ED seizes Rs 150 cr Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:43:06 +0530 Moulivakkam Issue: Poser to Government Madras HC questioned TN government why the one-man commission’s report on Moulivakkam collapse had not yet been tabled in the Assembly. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 03:42:14 +0530 RK Nagar By-poll: Jayalalithaa Wins by a Record Margin, Others Lose Deposit The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister said the AIADMK's victory in this by-election is a precursor to the 2016 Assembly elections. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 13:55:03 +0530 Counting Begins for RK Nagar By-poll, Jayalalithaa Leads in Postal Votes There are 28 candidates including Jayalalithaa, CPI candidate C Mahendran and 19 independents including social activist Traffic Ramaswamy. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:06:58 +0530 Crowds Throng Stations on First Day, Smiles All Around After 20-minute Ride A collective restlessness descended the motley crowd of occupants of the Metro Rail rake set to leave Alandur station on its maiden journey. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:43:18 +0530 Passport Seva Kendra to Put Work on Fast Track from Sept, Says RPO PSK in Pondicherry will become operational by September end to benefit applicants from the UT, Cuddalore, Villupuram districts of TN, Officer K Balamurugan said. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:24:18 +0530 Mercury Pollution-hit Kodai Unilever Ex-workers Protest at Firm's Mumbai HQ Ex-workers affected due to mercury pollution by the Hindustan Unilever’s now-defunct thermometer factory in Kodaikanal staged a protest at the headquarters in Andheri. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:22:13 +0530 Untrained Driver Mows down Three of Family A youngster’s adventure in trying to drive a mini-truck cost three lives as he lost control of the vehicle and rammed a moped and two-wheeler near Kundrathur. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:20:48 +0530 'No Provision in Motor Vehicles Act to Seize Papers' An advocate clerk moved Madras High Court seeking an interim stay on the public notice by TN government, making it mandatory to wear helmets while riding two-wheelers from July 1. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:20:03 +0530 Chennai Groom's Sister Demands Dowry, Bride Tells Them to Take a Hike A marriage reception hall at Adambakkam was witness to an ugly verbal duel, when a wedding was called off in the last minute after the groom’s family allegedly demanded dowry. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:18:52 +0530 Stay Order Issued on Neyveli Lignite Corporation Staff Strike PSU contended that strike call was illegal as reconciliatory proceedings were in progress before Labour Commissioner Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:15:58 +0530 Revenue Official Told to Explain Land sale to trust Madras High Court directed the Inspector General (Registration) to appear before the court to explain a suspicious sale of 66 acres to a trust at rock-bottom rate. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:13:26 +0530 Cost Imposed on 4 Departments For Not Filing Reply Madras High Court imposed a cost of Rs. 5,000 each on four departments of TN government, including the Chennai Corporation. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:09:16 +0530 163 Allotted Engineering Seats from Differently-abled Quota Counselling for differently-abled candidates at Anna University saw 163 students allotted engineering seats in various colleges across TN. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:06:56 +0530 Extend Helmet Deadline: CPI Mutharasan alleged that helmet traders were inflating prices of the headgear due to the sudden spurt in demand and asked the State government to keep a check on them besides extending the deadline. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:05:03 +0530 Dialysis Row: Patients to Get Rs 3L Relief Will sanction sum to Hepatitis-C victims of botched process in a week, State tells MHC Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:03:59 +0530 Manual Scavenging: Man Inhales fumes in Septic Tank, Chokes to Death A man choked to death after inhaling poisonous gases inside a septic tank, which he along with his friend cleaned. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:03:16 +0530 Asan School Told to Refund Excess Fee Collected from 2013 Asan Memorial school has been directed by the Justice Singharavelu Private School Fee Determination Committee to refund any excess fee collected from the 2013 academic year onwards. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 05:01:35 +0530 Coolie Beats Wife to Death During Tiff, Commits Suicide A man killed his wife, committed suicide after a quarrel, in Ponneri. Police said Nagaraj, a coolie and Ramya were found dead at their house in Muslim Nagar. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:56:59 +0530 IPS Officer in Soup Over Dowry Plaint The wife of an IPS officer, serving in the city, has accused the officer of dowry harassment besides other cruel acts in a petition she submitted to the Director General of Police and the Commissioner of Police, recently. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:53:09 +0530 Of Earthy Colours, Designs Do you know that artisans from a small village called Ajrakpur in Kutch use cow dung to wash the luxurious textile material called ajrak? Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:50:23 +0530 Blending Reality with Mythology Sonal Varshneya’s upcoming exhibition of etchings titled The Heroine’s Last Dream combines her penchant for mythology and portrayal of women. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:49:32 +0530 Taking the Social Media Route to Carnatic Fame A video starring carnatic singer and musician Kuldeep Pai assisting nine-year-old singer Sooryagayathri, has brought the duo much fame, with the link being viewed by over four lakh people Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:49:23 +0530 'Energy Around the Wheel is Contagious' Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:48:41 +0530 Fiction out of Real Tragedy Final Instructions, a novel by Swarnalatha Rangarajan, approaches the theme of environmental degradation through myth, metaphor and philosophical discourse Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:47:20 +0530 Truth Begins When Gratification Ends It is because you want greater sensation that you follow and create a leader. You will sacrifice, put up with insults and discouragements, but this is neither the reality nor does it give freedom Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:46:31 +0530 Schoolchildren Take Helmet Lessons For Motorists in Chennai Students of Vels Vidyashram conducted an awareness campaign on helmets at the Pallavaram bus depot on Monday. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:49:05 +0530 Students of Small Towns Get Offers From Big Firms Around 90 students from the Southern districts got offer letters from reputed sector wide companies, as CII. private sector employment firm EmployabilityBridge conducted joint hiring sessions for top companies. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:48:24 +0530 Put Your Kid on Nutrition Diet at The Right Age Introduce your child to healthy fruits and vegetables between 6 and 12 months, as the food they are exposed to then determines their diet in future Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:46:33 +0530 Rain or Shine, Tourists Throng Mahabalipuram Every Year Though the number of domestic and international tourists at the world heritage site has seen a rise, according to official data, not many are aware of its archaeological importance Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:45:00 +0530 Annual Meet of Endocrine Society The 3rd annual conference of Endocrine Society of TN, Puducherry will be held on July 11-12, at Hotel Kodai International, Kodaikanal. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:43:26 +0530 Senior Citizens Bureau Turns Twenty Senior citizens bureau celebrated their 20th annual day, at a Hotel in Chennai, over 50 members of took part in the celebrations marked by song, dance. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:41:33 +0530 Vels University Offers 20 New Courses, Scholarships Vels University has introduced 20 new courses this academic year (2015-2016). Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:36:34 +0530 O2 Opens 8th Health Studio at Thoraipakkam O2 Health Studio, a forerunner in fitness, opened its eighth centre which was inaugurated by actor Vivekh, at Thoraipakkam, recently. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:35:53 +0530 At 84, Puducherry Man Gets A New Hip After two surgeries to mend Prakash Kapur’s broken hip failed, he was brought to Apollo Hospital in Perungudi, where docs declared him fit to undergo a hip replacement; he can now walk and climb stairs Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:35:10 +0530 Hundreds Run for the Better Future of the World in Kodambakkam Over 300 people gathered for a good touch of health and a social message to spread, at the ‘Run for the better future of the world’. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:34:23 +0530 Showing the Road to Safety for Drivers, Conductors A road safety workshop was organised in Chennai by Velammal Vidhyashram in association with Regional Transport Office, for drivers and conductors. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:30:04 +0530 Chennai Metro Goes Full Steam, Basic Facilities Still Not on Track The general public, mostly joy riders, hit its swanky platforms, on the very first ride, along with dignitaries and the press. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:25:44 +0530 Smart Cards Yet to Gain 'Mobility' Smart cards issued by Chennai Metro Rail could be programmed as common mobility cards, and used in suburban trains, buses too, said an official. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:23:04 +0530 Chennai Metro: 'High' Ticket Fare, a Disappointment Commuters who took Chennai Metro Rail's first train expressed satisfaction at the infrastructure but were worried about the fare. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:21:01 +0530 'Maiden' Metro Rail Journey Cheers Chennai 27-year-old A Preethi operated the train service from Alandur to Koyambedu, which was filled with joyriders excited to experience the first ride Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:15:29 +0530 Madras High Court Moved Against Helmet Rule Notice Madras High Court moved with petition challenging TN governments public notice, compulsory helmets for rider, pillion from July 1. Tue, 30 Jun 2015 02:52:44 +0530 HCV Infection in Chennai Hospital: Rs 3 Lakh Interim Compensation Tue, 30 Jun 2015 00:29:30 +0530 Though Happy With Service and Facilities, Commuters Vex at Fare Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:56:25 +0530 With a Woman Behind Controls, Chennai Metro Rail Makes Maiden Journey Mon, 29 Jun 2015 18:54:16 +0530