Chennai News

Chennai sees highest single-day downpour in three years

Valasaravakkam, Egmore among areas that witnessed heavy water logging.

published : 1 hour ago

Integrated Coronavirus ICU opened at Chennai hospital

A release said this is the first of its kind facility for corona treatment in the country.

published : 1 hour ago

How this Chennai social worker is providing dignity to the dead in COVID-19 times

Seven months after the first lockdown was announced, Khaalid Ahamed of the Uravugal Trust has performed the last rites of more than 500 people who died due to the virus with the help of 10 volunteers

published : 8 hours ago

WATCH | Record rains lash Chennai, several areas waterlogged 

As per the official data released by the Regional Meteorological Centre here, several stations in and around Chennai have registered rainfall in excess of 10 cm.

published : 17 hours ago

Birthing a new normal

As natural births an the facilities that offer the service garner more takers, experts talk about its pros and cons, the need to rethink the existing healthcare system around pregnancy and childbirth

published : 29 Oct 2020

Putting citrus peels to an eco-friendly task

More often than not, the discourse around plastic excess seems to only revolve around single-use products and packaging material.

published : 29 Oct 2020

Batsman in business

A Rajasthani by birth and Chennaiite by choice, Shanti Kumbhat, owner of Kumbhat Bazaar Dry Fruits, is making the city healthier by offering a nutty platter to his customers.

published : 29 Oct 2020

Ghost of Tsushima: The legends update

Or at least, PS4 owners who bought the offline game on release will tell you that. ‘Legends’ is the new free update to owners of the game.

published : 29 Oct 2020

Get ready to duel

Like chess, like Magic, like many games, there’s only one victory condition here — eliminate the opposing Summoner.

published : 29 Oct 2020

HC asks CB-CID to probe Tamil Nadu PG medical admission ‘scam’

Self-financing colleges filled 74 seats with ‘un-meritorious candidates’, observes court.

published : 29 Oct 2020

Northeast monsoon sets in Tamil Nadu on a weak note, normal rainfall on the cards

After a week’s delay, the Northeast monsoon has set in over Tamil Nadu, and in most likelihood, it would be normal.

published : 29 Oct 2020

Complying with norms to tackle stray dog menace: IIT Madras

The measures were in compliance with Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) norms. 

published : 29 Oct 2020

Over half the number of seats in Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions still vacant

Even with the fourth round of general counselling getting over, over half the number of seats in the Tamil Nadu Engineering Admissions (TNEA) remains vacant.

published : 29 Oct 2020

Tamil Nadu e-pass no longer needed for interstate travel, HC told

The State on Wednesday informed the Madras High Court that e-pass is only mandatory for those travelling to hill stations and international travellers entering the state.

published : 29 Oct 2020

Sewage let out into Keelkattalai canal drives residents up the wall

The canal originally connected the Keelkattalai and Narayanapuram lakes, carrying surplus water from the former to the latter.

published : 29 Oct 2020