Chennai News


Chennai journalists condemn mob attack on counterparts during Delhi riots

The journalists urged Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami to intervene in the issue and ensure protection of journalists from Tamil Nadu who are covering the Delhi riots.

published : 26 Feb 2020

Elections to 6 Rajya Sabha seats on March 26

With available strength, AIADMK and DMK can get three seats each; lobbying has already begun within both parties

published : 26 Feb 2020

Spicejet launches shrimp freighter service from Chennai and Vizag

In a major boost for shrimp farmers, SpiceJet on Tuesday launched dedicated freighter services from Chennai and Vishakhapatnam to Surat and Kolkata.

published : 26 Feb 2020

Has the govt’s scooter for women scheme hit a speed bump?

It also made all women working on special time scale of pay, and whose annual income do not exceed `2.5 lakh, eligible.

published : 26 Feb 2020

New dawn for Delta: ONGC’s hydrocarbon proposal returned

Plan to drill 20 onshore wells returned by Centre reportedly after PSAZ notification  

published : 26 Feb 2020

Indirect elections for 102 local body posts on March 4

The State Election Commission (SEC) has scheduled the indirect election to various posts in local body administration, which were deferred for various reasons, on March 4.

published : 26 Feb 2020

Blue Star launches premium, affordable residential split ACs

Blue Star on Tuesday, announced the launch of its new range of ‘premium-yet-affordable’ residential air conditioners.

published : 26 Feb 2020

Sketching conservation

All she needs is some space to sit, and shade over her head. She often travels everywhere with a backpack loaded with stationery that she will need to paint.

published : 26 Feb 2020

Bin there, (not) done that!

Pallavaram Municipality’s move to remove garbage bins seems to have backfired; residents don’t 
segregate waste, continue dumping them in landfills

published : 26 Feb 2020

25 years of artistic excellence

The Siva Foundation, an institution for Kuchipudi led by Madhavapeddi Murthy, will celebrate its silver jubilee on March 1 at the Narada Gana Sabha.

published : 26 Feb 2020

Meet Meera Kumari, the madisaru mami from Nepal

It was 25 years ago that Meera moved to Chennai in search of a livelihood. The burgeoning beauty industry provided many like her a chance to begin life anew in this quiet city.

published : 26 Feb 2020

The road to revolution

Language barriers, cultural differences, and lack of transport — there’s no stopping headmistress M Aruna Sumathi from educating tribal children

published : 26 Feb 2020

Going green with invites

Recycled paper embedded with crushed petals and seeds as the base. Leaves and twigs as embellishments. Dried flowers for decoration.

published : 26 Feb 2020

Seizing the epilepsy attack

Recurrent seizures are most commonly seen among children below the age of one; hereditary factors play a role too

published : 26 Feb 2020

The light in oneself

If we could go into this, it would be worthwhile to see for each one of us if we could be a light to ourselves, a light that has no dependence on another and that is completely free.

published : 26 Feb 2020