Chennai News


Success of students would have made MGR happy: PM Modi at MGR Medical University convocation

"His governance was full of compassion for the poor. The subjects of healthcare, education and empowerment of women were dear to him," Modi said referring to MGR.

published : 26 Feb 2021

Long waits, overcrowded buses ‘strike’ normalcy

Half of govt’s bus fleet stays off roads; train trouble adds to woes

published : 26 Feb 2021

Private hospitals enlisted under CMHIS can vaccinate people from March 1

Health Secretary J Radhakrishnan said there will also be spot registration for the people. The State is yet to get information on the price of vaccines in private hospitals. 

published : 26 Feb 2021

Sculptures evoke curiosity at Chennai Book Fair

At stall 220 at the Chennai Book Fair, visitors stare silently at the sculpture on display. Some pay no attention. Others touch it. A few walk to the publishers to ask for the meaning.

published : 26 Feb 2021

IIT-M identifies sustainable source of anti-cancer drug

This novel microbial fermentation process can be an economical method of production to fulfil the market demand on a large scale, the statement added.

published : 26 Feb 2021

Sathangadu Iron & Steel Market to get makeover

The Sathangadu Iron and Steel Market is likely to get a Rs 848 lakh facelift after 20 years.

published : 26 Feb 2021

Tobacco industry evading taxes, selling products illegally: Report by REACT

The Research Action for Tobacco Control (REACT), is an independent network of researchers who work on highlighting issues on tobacco control.

published : 25 Feb 2021

NGT seeks reports on Putheri lake pollution

Municipality, TNPCB asked for reports on lake where miscreants dumped garbage, engulfing the entire waterbody

published : 25 Feb 2021

Trustpuram ground to get auditorium, gallery

One of the major projects, at an estimated cost of Rs 1 crore is being undertaken at Corporation ground in Trustpuram.

published : 25 Feb 2021

Burning of garbage continues near Adyar

However, no action has been taken. “I have seen a local panchayat vehicle dumping heaps of garbage in broad daylight. They later burn it.

published : 25 Feb 2021

CMDA yet to collect Rs 3.51 crore rental arrears...

...from an allottee in Koyambedu Market, after it leased out a godown to him in 2002

published : 25 Feb 2021

Apollo doctors use minimally invasive procedure for total knee replacement

Doctors at Apollo Hospital successfully performed a total knee replacement through a minimally invasive procedure on a 66-year-old woman from Mumbai recently.

published : 25 Feb 2021

Destiny’s daring daughter

Notwithstanding her hardscrabble life as a folk artiste, Kidakuzhi Mariyammal kept singing to the tunes of tenacity

published : 25 Feb 2021

Book fair kicks off, publishers hopeful of a good turnout this year

“We don’t divide the cost of holding the fair equally among all the publishers who set up stalls.

published : 25 Feb 2021

A constant in Chennai’s chaatscape

There’s wisdom in knowing what not to change, finds Jitendra Kumar and family with the iconic Ajanabi Sweets that introduced the city to north Indian chaat and retained its flavourful trust for nearly

published : 25 Feb 2021