KV Navya

‘Risk or worth the risk?’ Stakeholders differ over reopening of primary classes in Tamil Nadu

School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Payyamozhi had said the government would monitor the situation of higher secondary students and discuss with health officials before taking a call.

6 hours ago

Red-letter day: Chennai receives 1,000 million litres of water

Metro Water mulls upping supply but officials worry about wastage, pipe leaks

18 Sep 2021

NEET exam: Physics section most difficult, say candidates

This year’s NEET paper had new elements like match the column and assertion-reasoning questions

13 Sep 2021

Project to prevent flooding in Chennai suburbs to begin soon

After much delay, the Rs  70 crore project to prevent flooding in the southern suburbs of Varadharajapuram and Mudichur is expected to begin soon.

11 Sep 2021

Errors in Covid vaccine certificates headache for students

Issues include wrong number, name, age, and dates of vaccination

09 Sep 2021

Chennai Metro Water survey finds rainwater harvesting structures neglected

The rainwater harvesting awareness drive was started on August 30 and it aims to cover all 10.19 lakh buildings within Corporation limits.

04 Sep 2021

No regards for COVID rules? At Chennai school, 50-70 students crammed into some classrooms

In a worrisome sight at the Government Higher Secondary school in Velachery, more than 50 students were crammed into classrooms against the orders of the State government.

03 Sep 2021

Students back to basics as schools reopen across TN

Students and teachers elated to return to campus , Colleges, schools see more than 80% attendance , Many institutions close early to avoid lunch breaks

02 Sep 2021

Schools want to avoid lunch breaks

More than 10 schools that Express visited, however, will be functioning only till 1 pm or 1:30 pm to avoid lunch breaks. 

01 Sep 2021

Build check dams on Palar basin instead of new reservoir: PWD

Chennai corporation has been devoid of regular water supply since the State undergoes alternative seasons of copious rains and drought.

31 Aug 2021

Back-breaking, risky rides on Ambattur roads

Rains are back, at least for the moment, and so are the potholed roads with yawning gaps. This is giving anxious moments to the motorists in the city.

23 Aug 2021

Activists bat for reduction in school hours in TN

With schools gearing up to open for classes 9-12, there have been calls to hold classes on alternate days with shorter teaching hours

22 Aug 2021

Chennai has enough water for eight months: PWD

Combined storage of five reservoirs stands at 8.5 TMC; Chennai to also receive full quota of Krishna water

21 Aug 2021

As clusters emerge, parents raise concerns

The State Health department’s Standard Operating Procedure for reopening schools for Classes 9 to 12 from September 1 has left parents with mixed opinions.

19 Aug 2021

Residents irked by frequent power outages in Chennai

Despite the government’s promise to ensure uninterrupted power supply, residents of different areas in the city complain about frequent power outages.

18 Aug 2021