Chennai News


Left out of final electoral rolls, fume Chennaiites

Plaints of non inclusion of names, mismatch of details in voters list surface in a few areas

published : 23 Jan 2021

Doctors at RGGGH save teenager’s life

According to a release, the boy was diagnosed with abdominal aortic aneurysm, a condition of enlargement of the main blood vessel, in impending rupture stage.

published : 23 Jan 2021

Power cut in parts of Chennai on January 25, here's the full list of areas

Supply will be restored ahead of 2 pm if the work is completed, said Tangedco in a statement.

published : 22 Jan 2021

Madras HC issues notice to DMK's Udhayanidhi Stalin in case filed by TN Deputy Speaker

Seeking damages of Rs 1 crore, the Deputy Speaker said Udhayanidhi Stalin has been making false allegations that he was involved in the Pollachi rape scandal

published : 22 Jan 2021

Two Lankan drug kingpins nabbed in Chennai after mid-sea seizure of narcotics worth Rs 100 crore

On November 26, 2020 the NCB along with the Indian Coast Guard had detained a Sri Lankan fishing boat ‘Shenaya Duwa’ containing heroin and methamphetamine in Indian territorial waters

published : 22 Jan 2021

50 tankers discharging raw sewage into Chennai's Muttukadu backwaters every day

When Express photojournalist Ashwin Acharya tried to click photos, he was threatened. One of the lorry drivers openly said they were doing this with the permission of the Muttukadu panchayat.

published : 22 Jan 2021

Express Impact: Revenue officials remove encroachments along Chennai's Putheri Lake

It is learnt that the Chengalpet Collector took cognisance of the issue and urged revenue officials to survey the lake. They confirmed the encroachments and had them removed.

published : 22 Jan 2021

Biomedical waste dumped near Chennai's Thiruneermalai Lake not removed even after a week

An activist, Pughalvendhan V, said that the spot where the waste has been dumped is hardly a kilometre away from the panchayat office but it has not met the eye of officials

published : 22 Jan 2021

Avoid attending Republic Day fete due to COVID-19 threat, TN govt tells children, elderly

Meanwhile, a communication from the Raj Bhavan here said the Governor had decided not to host the "At Home Reception" on the occasion of Republic Day in view of the pandemic.

published : 22 Jan 2021

Colleges forcing students to attend in-person classes?

No official communication sent out, but students in Chennai pressured to show up

published : 22 Jan 2021

All roads lead to hell here, say motorists

“It is like a road to hell,” says a motorist while trying to negotiate the bumpy road in Nerkundram which has yet to be relaid.

published : 22 Jan 2021

Laid off conservancy workers in despair, to stage demonstration

Also, another private contractor Ramky has been entrusted to collect garbage from Tiruvottiyur, Manali, Madhavaram and Ambattur zones.

published : 22 Jan 2021

Let State decide on reopening schools: Madras HC

The petitioner said the closure of schools led to several children undergoing severe mental stress.

published : 22 Jan 2021

Jharkhand education minister to be discharged soon from Chennai hospital

The 54-year-old, who tested positive for coronavirus, was airlifted to Chennai for advanced medical care on ECMO on October 19 after fibrosis caused by Covid-19 severely damaged his lungs.

published : 22 Jan 2021

Gang extorts money from three teenagers in Kodambakkam

Nungambakkam police have launched a manhunt for six persons for extorting money at knife-point from three students of a catering college near Kodambakkam bridge.

published : 22 Jan 2021