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Pongal: Chennai wakes up to smog, flight operations hit due to Bhogi celebrations

Motorists plied their vehicles with headlights on following the smoke cover which descended on Chennai city due to the celebration of Bhogi in the city on Saturday.

published on : 13th January 2018

Chennai call taxi drivers association stages protest, demands regularisation of Ola, Uber

About 40,000 call taxis and tourist taxis in Chennai city went off the roads on Wednesday demanding the government’s intervention in regularising app based cab services such as OLA and UBER.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Remembering the Tsunami of 2004: Here are images which our minds can never forget

Massive sea surges triggered by an earthquake under the Indian Ocean have killed over 10,000 people in southern Asia, with many more feared dead. Today marks the 13th anniversary of the devastating and deadly disaster.

published on : 26th December 2017

Ho..Ho..Hope you have been good this year. Merry Christmas!

Let's have a look at the celebrations from across the nation.

published on : 25th December 2017

2017: Must watch Tamil thriller movies of the year

As the year come to an end, let us take a look back at the must watch Tamil thriller movies of 2017.

published on : 24th December 2017

Fears of tsunami as sea recedes at Kappad Beach in Kozhikode, even as Cyclone Ockhi moves away

Sea water at Kappad beach in Kozhikode suddenly receded by around 100-200 metres, sparking fears of a tsunami on Friday. Express photographer TP Sooraj captured snapshots as a few onlookers curiously watched the exposed parts of the shallow sea bed, instead of running to higher ground for safety.

published on : 1st December 2017

Day two of Ockhi: Fishermen missing at sea but hope floats as Cyclone starts moving away 

Cyclone Ockhi, that killed four people in coastal Kerala and five in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district as of Friday, is moving west­northwestwards towards Lakshadweep in the Arabian Sea today,

published on : 1st December 2017

Heavy rains, strong winds make a comeback in the form of cyclone Ockhi

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today said that the deep depression which had formed in the Bay of Bengal near Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu, bordering Kerala, on Wednesday has now intensified into a cyclonic storm named Ockhi

published on : 30th November 2017

Prime Minister Modi shares pleasantries with DMK chief Karunanidhi during his Chennai visit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today briefly met ailing DMK supremo Karunanidhi at his Gopalapuram residence in Chennai. The PM is on a day's visit to the city to attend two private functions.

published on : 6th November 2017

Pictures from Day 5 of Chennai rains: Evening showers hit city on Friday a day after record rainfall

On the 5th consecutive day of the Chennai rains, the skies opened up yet again late on Friday evening after a day of sunshine, with 55 mm rain recorded ar­o­und 10 pm at Nungambakkam. 

published on : 4th November 2017

Chennai struggles through second day of heavy rains

Two days of heavy rain left the city’s southern suburbs waterlogged. Residents are worried that the monsoon may turn out to be a perfect sequel to the nightmarish floods of 2015. 

published on : 1st November 2017

Team India buckles up for series opener against Australia in Chennai

Virat Kohli’s and the Indian cricket team are set to script another chapter of their big rivalry against Australia cricket team in the five-match ODI series which begins Sunday in Chennai.

published on : 16th September 2017

AIADMK General council meet held in Chennai

Around 2,400 General Council members are expected to attend this meeting, but unlike in the past, there are no special invitees this time. The meeting is as historic as it is crucial.

published on : 12th September 2017

Happy Birthday Madras: Here are nine iconic landmarks in Namma Chennai

Madras Day is celebrated on August 22 every year. This whole idea was conceptualized in 2004 during a meeting of Chennai Heritage foundation when a Chennai-based Journalist Vincent D'souza suggested this to historian S. Muthiah.

published on : 22nd August 2017

Madras Day: Paying tribute to the personalities who made Madras popular

Madras Day is a festival organized to commemorate the purchase of the village of Madraspatnam or Chennapatnam by East India Company.

published on : 22nd August 2017
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