Caught in the midst of the worst drought in years, it is proving to be a daily challenge to source a steady supply of water.
10 Jun 2017
GST tax ranging from 5 to 18 per cent has been proposed on a number of essential items, including wheelchair and tricycles.
08 Jun 2017
Just how green is Chennai Central? Nobody can claim to have an answer right now, not even the railways.
06 Jun 2017
In a reply to an RTI, it was stated that the train had all its coaches manufactured between 1992 and 1999.
05 Jun 2017
A string of non-railway operational activities, such as parking and food stalls, at the Chennai Central is set to be privatised, under ministry’s proposed station re-development plan.
03 Jun 2017
Passenger pick up and drop facility at Chennai Central will soon be made more convenient, as Southern Railways has started work on a new taxi bay.
31 May 2017
Thousands of packages lie scattered near the Rail Mail Service (RMS) office of Chennai Central. Tagged with India Post stickers, they contain documents, money orders and other articles waiting to be s
30 May 2017
Flyovers at Tiruvottriyur and Porur to be ready by June 10.
28 May 2017
Critics say the draft plan for 2017-2020 does not mention any financial commitments and fails to ensure digital accessibility
22 May 2017
Student in Chennai overcomes dyslexia to score 79 per cent in Class X, wants to give vehicles a makeover
Harikrishnan, a dyslexic, exceeded expectations by scoring 79% in the SSLC examinations, for which he appeared as a private candidate.
20 May 2017
Officials admit untreated Metro water supplied for drinking purposes at water booths; just 42.86 per cent of the respondents claimed the station to have well-maintained toilets.
19 May 2017
The Railways ministry recently released a ‘Water Policy’, with the aim to achieve 20 per cent efficiency in water use by 2030.
18 May 2017
A Tamil Nadu Government Order (Transport Department), issued on May 12 this year acknowledges that nearly Rs 1,650 crore is owed to retired transport employees
17 May 2017
Rusting bookshelves & poorly-maintained backyard aside, the 91-year-old building doesn’t even have a public toilet.
15 May 2017
It could have resulted in a mishap had the locomotive pilot failed to notice that a section of the track was removed.
11 May 2017
In what is termed by activists as an ‘illegal requirement’, a city-based RTI petitioner has been told to furnish proof of address.
01 May 2017
The Tamil Nadu Transport Department is soon to commence the trial of an advanced driving testing system.
30 Apr 2017
With one person dead and another undergoing treatment, it’s time the police cracked down on this illegal practice.
27 Apr 2017
The long wait for digital meters enabled with Global Positioning System (GPS), which would track movement of autorickshaws plying in the city, is likely to end soon.
26 Apr 2017
With fines ranging from Rs 50 to Rs 100 (plus service tax) being levied for non-maintenance of the required balance, the new norm has left many in dilemma.
25 Apr 2017