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Customised Meet and Greet services now at Chennai airport

If your child is unaccompanied or your mother happens to get sick while flying in from any part of the world to Chennai.

07 Sep 2016

'M stands for money, marriage and motherhood': Kiran Bedi

...says Kiran Bedi, former top cop, who was in town recently for the diamond jubilee of Stella Maris College for Women

07 Sep 2016

This Chennai teacher moonlights as an artist

Pots, leaves, bulbs or bamboo, E Joel Fertician loves to paint on anything he finds while walking around the city

07 Sep 2016

Corporation eying private space to end Chennai's parking woes

Plans to rope in apartment complex, shopping mall owners to free up space in return of a fee; will look after maintenance, security alone.

07 Sep 2016

Warka Water Project: From bamboo to water

The bamboo construction absorbs moisture from the air and generates water to potentially help drought-affected regions

07 Sep 2016

Every free inch is turned into a garden in this Chennai house

A plant or a tree experiences emotions and a sense of belonging. Sunitha Rani Brahmadi, director of Kangaroo Kids and Foster Billabong High International…

07 Sep 2016

Child run over as mother tries to get off moving train in Chennai

Woman tries to alight from Mannai Express just as train starts moving after two-minute halt at station; loses balance; child falls into track

07 Sep 2016

Firm booked for fleecing man after social media post catches cop's eye

A private company that has taken contract of maintaining the parking space at Marina beach since 1987 was on Monday booked for collecting excessive parking…

07 Sep 2016

MCC does its bit for environment, renovates chemistry department lab

Not just vehicles on the road or factories or the tonnes of garbage on the streets, even a chemistry lab experiment.

06 Sep 2016

A new coaching centre for TNPSC aspirants in Chennai

Meet R Natraj, former DGP-turned coaching centre convenor who is also an MLA of Mylapore.

06 Sep 2016

An Indian mytho story gets a fictional twist in Chennai

A mythical story which most of us would have heard — about a boy with the head of an elephant, came to life.

06 Sep 2016

App-solutely everything on Indian snakes for Jose Louies

When Jose Louies was six, he brought home his first snake much to the alarm of his mother.

06 Sep 2016

Drunk fisherman rapes mentally disturbed neighbour, gets lynched

A 27-year-old mentally challenged women was allegedly raped by one of her neighbours in the city on Sunday.

06 Sep 2016

Old reels that stand tall in Namma Chennai

Chennai has been home to cinema theatres for over a century; despite multiplexes, there are a few still funnctioning.

06 Sep 2016

Egmore, Chennai Central Railway stations get poor cleanliness rating

Low scores were given by passengers on two parameters: prompt disposal of garbage and clean toilets.

06 Sep 2016

With no NAAC stamp, Presidency College starved of UGC funds

The college did not get re-accredited after its ‘A’ grade expired in 2010; could not access C5 crore grant.

06 Sep 2016

Beats to revive the sound of music

City Express takes you through the winding corridors of Tamil Isai College of Music, functioning since 1943.

06 Sep 2016

Kargil Nagar cup of woes overflows, now it's mystery fever's turn

Despite coming under Zone 1 of the Greater Chennai Corporation limits, the locality in Thiruvottiyur is neglected.

06 Sep 2016

Tamil Nadu government weighing options over rental law

The State government is mulling over whether to enact the Model Tenancy Act proposed by the Centre or just repeal the 45-year-old.

05 Sep 2016

Punjab Association honours patrons at Rajarathinam Stadium

The 34th Gill Memorial Sports and 18th P N Dhawan Cultural Festival was organised by the Punjab Association at the Rajarathinam Stadium.

05 Sep 2016

Broken by national borders, still united by music

Ablend of Romanian folklore with North Scandanavian music, a pinch of jazz rhythms with Swedish music.

05 Sep 2016