Chennai News


Storage in Chennai reservoirs almost double than in 2020

With city reservoirs brimming, there will be enough water for least for 12 months, say officials. The purchase from desalination plants has also been reduced.

published : 01 Mar 2021

Three held in Chennai mother, daughter assault case

Two days after two men assaulted a 47-year-old woman and her daughter in Vellala Street in Aminjikarai, police on Sunday claimed to have cracked the case with the arrest of three persons.

published : 01 Mar 2021

Iranian convict caught using mobile in Puzhal Central Prison

According to police sources, the device, a basic Nokia model was confiscated from 36-year-old Jaffer Ali, convicted in drugs smuggling case in 2018.

published : 01 Mar 2021

Online tech event at KCG College

KCG College of Technology held a national-level technical event online on Saturday. Titled ‘Sirius 2021’, events like Aero Art Contest 2021, Ideathon, Aero & Spacecraft Quiz were held.

published : 01 Mar 2021

Chennai auto driver arrested for sexual assault of minor girl

A 22-year-old autorickshaw driver residing in Sri Lankan refugee camp in Pethikuppam village in Gummudipoondi was arrested on charges of sexual assault on a minor girl.

published : 01 Mar 2021

Unreserved rakes in six train routes from March 15

After 11 months passengers can soon travel in Chennai-Puducherry and five other routes without reserving tickets.

published : 01 Mar 2021

Unsung heroes under spotlight at Achiever’s Awards

There’s a certain sense of accomplishment when years of relentless hardwork and sacrifice finally sees fruition.

published : 28 Feb 2021

When art begets more art

...as Varsha Menon brings together veteran artists and talented designers to showcase the best of collaborative artwork

published : 28 Feb 2021

Celebrating styles and stories

As with everyone of her couture spreads, this one too is not without its staples lehengas, saris, jewellery, footwear, accessories, home decor and more.

published : 28 Feb 2021

Ropes in the pursuit of better vision for all kids

“Childhood visual loss or blindness has a serious impact on the development, education, future opportunities and thus the quality of life.

published : 28 Feb 2021

Guidelines for next phase of Covid-19 vaccine

95 per cent of centres offer only Covishield, say health officials

published : 28 Feb 2021

Unions withdraw transport strike

Bus services, which were disrupted due to the transport strike in Chennai, are set to return to normal as the strike was withdrawn on Saturday.

published : 28 Feb 2021

No order against Anna varsity V-C Surappa till April 5, govt tells HC

Advocate-General Vijay Narayan gave this undertaking while seeking two weeks to file a counter to Surappa’s plea, which challenged the appointment of the commission.

published : 28 Feb 2021

President, CM Medals accorded

Additional Chief Secretary, Home SK Prabakar, Director General of Police and Head of Police Force JK Tripathy and other top officers were present on the occasion.   

published : 28 Feb 2021

Crowd picks up at Chennai Book Fair

Conducting the fair in late February was considered a gamble since it’s usually held during the Pongal holidays in January, which helps draw more visitors.

published : 28 Feb 2021