Chennai News

Tricky game of cards

The next time your phone network is down for a relatively long period, do not ignore it as you could be a victim of a ‘SIM swap’. 

published : 3 hours ago

Time for women travelling alone to just say ‘no’ to NOCs from men

It’s not easy for a woman to travel alone. Worse, bureaucratic hurdles, of a Manu-esque slant, are placed even before she can embark on her journey.

published : 4 hours ago

Slow progress in civic projects reason for Korattur bad roads?

As a result, many interior and main roads in Korattur are frequently dug up and are not relaid properly. 

published : 4 hours ago

LIC housing expo kicks off

The 22nd edition of LIC Housing Finance Limited’s property fair kicked off at Rajah Muthiah Hall here on Saturday.

published : 4 hours ago

Mumbai tap water safe for drinking; Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata not: Govt study

Similarly, samples drawn from 17 other state capitals were not as per the specification 'Indian Standard (IS)-10500:2012' for drinking water.

published : 16 hours ago

Appsolutely not smart

Nine months since its launch, technical glitches have put a sudden brake on the use of SmartBikes

published : 16 Nov 2019

IIT-M student suicide: Fathima’s father meets EPS; seeks action

Palaniswami at the latter’s residence on Friday and urged him to take action against those responsible for his daughter’s death.

published : 16 Nov 2019

All aboard the metro to campaign for a cause

 Around 362 children from GCN Primary School, Thiruverkadu, had gathered outside the Koyambedu Metro station on Children’s Day to campaign against child sexual abuse and cyber crimes.

published : 16 Nov 2019

Volunteers to turn MLS green

The MEEL Foundation and Madras Literary Society have come up with a unique event for kids.

published : 16 Nov 2019

NHAI plans to axe 5,000 trees and 637 mangroves for proposed East Coast Road widening

The Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of Union Environment Ministry has recommended for Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) clearance.

published : 16 Nov 2019

TNIE impact: Help pours in for this good Samaritan from Chennai

Help poured in from all fronts for Arul Raj, the autorickshaw driver who rescues the homeless and treats them with his own money, after CE interviewed him recently. 

published : 16 Nov 2019

Cemetery Road ‘exhumed’ two days after relaying 

Civic body realises that the new road was laid over drainage systems and manholes

published : 16 Nov 2019

Two teens fall off bike, run over by bus

Two boys were killed and another injured after they fell off their bike and were run over by a school bus near Selaiyur on Thursday.

published : 16 Nov 2019

High Court rules quota cannot outweigh merit in govt job promotion

Thus, the contention raised that neither the rule nor the Act has been challenged cannot be countenanced because they do not provide for such a procedure.  

published : 16 Nov 2019

HC raps Corporation on illegal Marina hawkers

A division bench of the Madras High Court on Friday came hard on Chennai Corporation for not removing unlicensed hawkers from the Marina.

published : 16 Nov 2019