Chennai News


Man turns robber to fund rummy addiction

Six days after two men allegedly robbed jewellery from an elderly woman, the city police arrested the accused on Friday.

published : 06 Aug 2022

To curb plastic use, officials to inspect three Chennai beaches daily

Several people visit Marina, Besant Nagar and Thiruvanmiyur beaches during weekends and holidays. Marina is the second longest beach in the world and has international visitors as well.

published : 06 Aug 2022

Driving up midnight meals

Meat lovers’ delight, Junior Kuppanna is bringing back the nostalgia of drive-in restaurants with its new branch under the Kathipara flyover that serves fan favourites and more

published : 06 Aug 2022

Conversations over chess & cotton

Sonali Shenoy brings the behind-the-scenes of fashion designer Sangeeta Grover’s unconventional journey to dressing India’s players for the 44th Chess Olympiad 2022

published : 06 Aug 2022

From chess to cookies

If you were ever aware of August 4 being Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, chances are you might have binged on cookies with dollops of ice cream, as it was originally meant to be consumed.

published : 06 Aug 2022

A weekend peep into vegan soulful soiree

The concept of veganism is much more than the long list of restricted food items.

published : 06 Aug 2022

A travelogue that traverses time

The 15-episode series is scheduled to launch on September 24 on the Kalkionline YouTube channel and on their official website, too.

published : 06 Aug 2022

Chinese visa scam case: ED searches properties linked to Chennai firms

ED officials, however, refused to give any details on how the group is linked to the alleged scam in which Congress MP Karti Chidambaram is among those booked.

published : 06 Aug 2022

Workshop on Conflict Resolution underway

A two-day virtual workshop on the topic of Conflict Engagement and Resolution, organised by the Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo, and SASTRA Law School kicked off on Friday.

published : 06 Aug 2022

Priest on run after sexually assaulting minor

A 55-year-old temple priest is on the run after allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl.

published : 05 Aug 2022

Four toll booths closed on ECR for road widening

Average collection is Rs 8 to Rs 9 lakh from 60K to 75K vehicles a day

published : 05 Aug 2022

Chennaiites can now pay for traffic violations via QR code

Users can then enter the challan ID and vehicle number and complete the payment using all pay modes, including UPI. The fine can be paid on the spot without any hassle. 

published : 05 Aug 2022

Presidency College gets nearly 1 lakh applications for 1k seats

The college received a whopping 95,136 applications for just 1,1,06 undergraduate seats. Last year, the college received 53,668 applications.

published : 05 Aug 2022

Cop dies by suicide in Nehru Indoor Stadium

According to sources, he locked himself in the bathroom and died by suicide.

published : 04 Aug 2022

Wait over as Chennai Port offers shore leave to sailors

The DGS said despite India being a party to the Maritime Labour Convention, some ports were not granting shore leave to seafarers on one pretext or the other.

published : 04 Aug 2022