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CM Edappadi K Palaniswami meeting MK Stalin in Chennai on Tuesday | Express
DMK working president MK Stalin suggests ways to revamp transport corporations

Amid intensified protests against the bus fare hike, DMK working president MK Stalin on Tuesday met Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami to submit the findings of a party committee that went into the

14 Feb 2018

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Lack of city-centric decision-making a hindrance to Chennai: Report

Chennai’s Preliminary Resilience Assessment, an analysis of resilience strengths and challenges in the city, was completed on Tuesday.

14 Feb 2018

Photo of deer wandering in Taramani | Express
Chennai: Herd of deer wanders on Taramani roads, but forest personnel helpless

A herd of nearly 15 deer that reportedly strayed from IIT-Madras campus and made a green patch adjacent to American International School at Taramani their home, are now on the loose on roads, with a r

14 Feb 2018

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Unified transport authority in Chennai could be a reality soon

The entire transport network will be controlled by Chennai Unified Metropolitan Transport Authority Act once the CUMTA Rules 2018 are notified.

14 Feb 2018

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 Vijayawada techie mugged on way home from work in Chennai

A 30-year-old woman riding home from work was grievously assaulted, dragged off the road to a deserted place and robbed of her gold chain, mobile phone and scooter on the city’s outskirts.

14 Feb 2018

Actor Kamal Haasan (File | AFP)
No more films for me, says actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan at Harvard

The actor-turned-politician, who is set to announce his party and its guiding principles this month, believes Hindu extremism is a threat and he cannot just keep complaining about it. 

13 Feb 2018

Leela has 500 potted plants. The flowers in her garden include 10 to 13 varieties of hibiscus, rose, chrysanthemum, marigold, orchid and jasmine.  Photos: Sayanta Ghosh
2,000 square feet of flowers in every hue

I spent most of my childhood in the midst of greenery,” says 56-years-old Leela Ravi Vedantam,  from Hyderabad.

13 Feb 2018

My dog lunges and growls at other dogs

I was not consistent while training my 7 year old lab mix. As a result, there are some behavioural issues with her. When I walk her, she lunges and growls at other dogs.

13 Feb 2018

Tomatoes, Love at first bite

If you want healthy tomatoes, it is best to start with healthy seeds that you can get from a known source of organic seeds

13 Feb 2018

‘Stress at work vanishes at Sniffy’s happy hello’

I have a four-month-old pet named Sniffy. She has helped change my attitude towards animals.

13 Feb 2018

Two wheels up to victory in 11 days and 18 hours

In 2017, he was the first Indian to finish the Race Across America, a 5,000-km race to be completed in 12 days (288 hours).

13 Feb 2018

Children at the centre during their annual sports day
Special skills for special kids

The Madhuram Narayanan Centre for Exceptional Children provides early intervention to children with disabilities and associated conditions. Their parents are also given training to handle behavioural

13 Feb 2018

Shashaank Awasthi and P Rajasekharan P Jawahar
Are you a disabled person looking for employment ? V-shesh can help

In February this year, V-shesh, a venture started in 2009 by two MBA graduates, Shashaank Awasthi and P Rajasekharan, to prepare job-seekers with disabilities for employment, won the Best Social Busin

13 Feb 2018

Words from a heart full of music and meditation

When was the last time you listened to your heart? Author and musician Joshua Pollock has been doing that since 2002.

13 Feb 2018

Make a latin move on your partner

Salsa champion Richard David Tholoor will conduct a V-Day special class for couples

13 Feb 2018

Garuda here is ready to take off

Kaveripakkam, a small town in Vellore District located on the banks of River Palar, has an ancient shrine known as the Azhagiya Rama temple. Inscriptions mention the historic names of Kaveripakkam as

13 Feb 2018

Dress to date

For some, February 14 is a day to celebrate romance. For others, it’s a day to drink and forget about the person who didn’t text/call back.

13 Feb 2018

Does love need a day?

While the world celebrates the day of love, a few denizens of the city dismiss V-Day as a marketing gimmick.

13 Feb 2018

Binu at the birthday celebration last week.
Absconding gangster Binu surrenders before Chennai police

Binu was one of the persons who managed to flee the spot when police made a midnight swoop last week among the partying rowdies after receiving a tip.

13 Feb 2018

Take appropriate steps to retrieve encroached temple properties: Madras High Court

Statistics revealed that a few years ago there were 5.25 lakh acres belonging to temples/religious institutions in the State and only 4.78 lakh acres existed now.

13 Feb 2018

Mobile-snatcher youth chased for six km, caught in Chennai

Public chase the B com student before he was intercepted by cops; 14 stolen mobiles recovered; police allege drug influence

13 Feb 2018