AIADMK functionary beheaded in Chengalpattu

An AIADMK functionary was beheaded in Chengalpattu on Sunday. It is believed that it is a case of revenge killing.

published on : 28th September 2020

AIADMK functionary hacked to death by armed gang in Chengalpattu

The murder is suspected to be fallout of the land dispute the victim had with a few persons.

published on : 20th September 2020

Narrow escape for patient, ambulance staff as oxygen cylinder explodes inside Chengalpattu GH

A Covid patient and two medical staff had a narrow escape after an 108 ambulance caught fire minutes after they alighted inside the Chengalpattu Government Hospital premises on Sunday.

published on : 7th September 2020

50-year-old TN man hacked to death by daughter's stalker after warning him to stay away

Police said the girl was a final year college student, while her father, Thanigaimani, worked as a driver in a private school

published on : 14th August 2020

COVID-19 test positivity rate falls in Chennai but remains higher in adjacent districts

The test positivity rate in Chengalpattu is around 16%, said health officials in the district. In Thiruvallur, officials said the positivity rate is 11.5%

published on : 4th August 2020

Chennai's neighbouring districts see a 42 percent rise in Covid-19 cases since July 1

Former director of public health Dr K Kolandasamy suspected that this could be a sign that the State is seeing the second wave of infection, and there could also be a third wave.

published on : 12th July 2020

Chennai, 3 districts turn into fortress for next 12 days

As a starter, the arterial Anna Salai and Kamraj Salai , besides a number of other key roads in the city, will remain closed, except for ambulance services.

published on : 19th June 2020

Vehicle checks intensified on Chennai-Chengalpattu border, valid e-passes mandatory

A police officer said that many people who reached the border claimed they wanted to get out of Chennai as they believed an intensified lockdown was about to come into place

published on : 12th June 2020

Relief for Chengalpattu, Arakkonam residents as train services to be restored from June 12

Official sources said the trains are being introduced with the objective of restoring normalcy outside Chennai in order to boost economic activity

published on : 9th June 2020

More train services to resume within Tamil Nadu in bid to boost economic activity

Officials said the introduction of the new trains will be notified soon and the quarantine procedure for inter-zone travellers will remain unchanged for these trains

published on : 4th June 2020

Chengalpattu district's COVID-19 map gives away phone numbers of patients

Chengalpattu district collector John Louis said that according to protocol, only the name has to be withheld. 

published on : 21st May 2020

IIT-M sets up 'doffing unit' for COVID warriors to safely remove PPE

While 'donning' is the procedure of assembling PPE on the healthcare providers, 'doffing' refers to its removal, a release from IIT, Madras said.

published on : 11th May 2020

Caught between caste and politics, a decade of misery for 160 Irula families 

The Irula families are seen as just potential vote banks and nothing more by local politicians said residents of nearby villages.

published on : 13th January 2020

Baby in a hurry gets Trivandrum-Chennai Anantapuri Express to make unscheduled stop

Mother gives birth to a baby boy in a train. 

published on : 6th October 2016