Chennai Metro stations remain inaccessible for disabled

There are some improvements in Wimco Nagar, including making the grating smaller so that canes do not stuck.

23 Mar 2022

Art grandeur at Namma Ooru Thiruvizha

T Dakshinamoorthy, a 65-year-old Kombu Isai player, said: “We used to get booked for performing during events.

22 Mar 2022

Scheme to fight child labour axed by Union Labour Ministry

Without the National Child Labour Project (NCLP), Dr M Moorthi, who works at a primary health centre in Pudukkottai district, wouldn’t have become a doctor.

18 Mar 2022

Sewage floods Decoster Road, raises a stink 

Residents claim UGD pipes are clogged due to waste dumped by slaughterhouses

16 Mar 2022

Residents claim medical waste dumped in Chennai's Kodungaiyur canal, want it cleaned up

Residents of Kodungaiyur have urged the Corporation to desilt the canal at North Avenue Road as it has turned into a breeding ground for mosquitoes.

14 Mar 2022

Big slump in wholesale prices, tomato sold at Rs 7 per kg in Chennai

The prices have been on a decline for three weeks now, and traders said it will continue to be so for at least a month due to the continued rise in the arrival of vegetables to the market.

14 Mar 2022

After 4% dip last year, social welfare dept may get more money this budget

One of the major areas of focus in the Budget would be revamping self-help groups, and providing more emphasis on production-based work.

13 Mar 2022

‘Tenure extended’, 20 Child Welfare Committees say yet to receive govt order

Though the work to reconstitute the committees are on, the current CWCs are left to function without an extension order for over 20 days now, according to sources.

11 Mar 2022

Prefix gane: Questions arise on Chennai mayors being addressed as Honourable or Worshipful

Even though all the ministers, including the Chief Minister, are addressed as 'Honourable' (Manbumigu), Mayors had been called as 'Worshipful' (Vankaththirkuriya) till 2014.

06 Mar 2022

Thanjavur student's suicide: NCPCR report highlights gaps in police probe

Says child care institution functions without permission and highlights lack of facilities

04 Mar 2022

Tamil Nadu orders reconstitution of child rights commission, NCPCR says it is against act

Officials from the Social Welfare and Nutritious Meal Programme Department were not available for comment.

01 Mar 2022

Centre opposes bid to reconstitute TN child rights panel

The State government has decided to reconstitute the Tamil Nadu State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (TNSCPCR), which has a chairperson and six members.

01 Mar 2022

Police builds height barriers to stop lorries at Chennai's Ennore bridge

Ideally, the container lorries have to travel through Athipattu Pudhunagar and Manali New Town or Outer Ring Road before Minjur to enter the city.

28 Feb 2022

1 lakh residents in Tiruvottiyur in need of subway

People forced to risk lives or take a five-km detour to access crematorium & hospitals

27 Feb 2022

Independent ‘Congress member’ steals victory in Tiruvottiyur

A Congress member who contested as an independent from ward 23 in Tiruvottiyur won by a margin of more than 1,500 votes.

23 Feb 2022