Chennai News


Call to hire permanent staff ahead of dengue season

Since dengue cases rise during rains, it may be wise to have an adequate number of permanent field staff for dengue prevention activities, opine a few health department officials.

published : 22 hours ago

Valasaravakkam murder: Body of man exhumed

The body of 80-year-old T Kumaresan, who was allegedly killed by his son Gunasekeran (50) in Valasaravakkam, was exhumed at Kaveripakkam in Ranipet district on Sunday.

published : 22 hours ago

150 families without connections live in darkness as plea for power falls on deaf ears

J Mosai spent his entire life savings and also borrowed money to build a house near Urapakkam.

published : 22 hours ago

Mangadu residents raise a stink as sewage ‘lake’ poses health hazard

Temple land used to drain flood water in 2015 turns sewage pool, pollutes groundwater

published : 22 hours ago

Interior roads in city to get much-needed facelift

The city corporation has proposed to repair or relay 3,296 interior roads, along with other arterial roads, at an estimate of Rs 400 crore.

published : 22 hours ago

Colours that wash away stereotypes

Artist Hemalatha Venkataraman’s latest project employs digital sketching to reimagine the portraits of her favourite actors in a botanical setting

published : 22 hours ago

Youth collapses during DJ party in Chennai, dies later

Cops say unlicensed liquor served at the event organised in a mall

published : 23 hours ago

Participants missing in EB’s grievance meet

Even though Tangedco conducts monthly grievance meetings in every circle, most people are unaware of it and hence do not attend the meetings.

published : 23 hours ago

Bike-borne men escape with delivery boy’s courier bag

A bike-borne duo allegedly escaped with the courier bag of a delivery boy when the latter went to deliver a consignment to a house in Mugalivakkam on Friday.

published : 22 May 2022

Elderly man in ambulance dies after vehicle rams truck in Kundrathur

A 75-year-old with a kidney infection died on Friday night when the ambulance that was taking him to a private hospital in Chennai allegedly rammed a stationary truck in Kundrathur.

published : 22 May 2022

Work on stormwater drains in Chennai's core areas to be completed by Oct

Rs 898 crore from Singara Chennai and flood mitigation schemes being used for fixing drains

published : 22 May 2022

CMDA to sign MoU with Cornell University, CEPT

Internships will be offered to students of architecture, planning, technology, management, and urban design from CEPT and Cornell University.

published : 22 May 2022

At least 20 land grabbing complaints every day: Tambaram Commissioner

Giving the media a report of the commissionerate’s work, Ravi said strict action has been taken against 402 rowdies.

published : 22 May 2022

Chennai Metro Water temporary staff continue stir

The protesters alleged that the contractors threatened to fire them if they refused to call off the strike and returned to work.

published : 21 May 2022