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Sanket Chakravarthy beats defending champ Pantsulaia Levan in Chennai Open

Russian  Grandmaster Ponkratov Pavel shared the lead after the second round of the 12th Chennai Open chess tournament for Dr N Mahalingam Trophy, in Sholinganallur on Sunday.

published on : 20th January 2020

Cables coil around streets, suffocates Chennai

Just last year, a 31-year-old man died on ECR after a cable which hung from a lamp post got stuck in his bike’s mirror.

published on : 20th January 2020

Firm told to pay Rs 1.25L for defective kitchen appliance

A District Consumer Forum directed a kitchen appliance company to provide a compensation of `1.25 lakh after an inbuilt hod exploded.

published on : 20th January 2020

Adambakkam lake dying a slow death?

Apart from raw sewage and garbage, spread of water hyacinth on the surface is adding to the woes. The once pristine lake now resembles a swamp. Revival plan still remains undone

published on : 20th January 2020

Private college faculty want tax refund from Anna University

Staff say they don’t earn enough to qualify for tax after university makes deductions in their payment

published on : 20th January 2020

CCTV footage help police nab Chennai mobile phone snatchers 

They were picked up after the police combed CCTV footage based on three complaints of snatching incidents in Taramani police jurisdiction this month.

published on : 20th January 2020

Fatal road accidents down by 43% in 2019: Chief Minister EPS

The road accidents reduced by 25.60 per cent while fatalities reduced by around 43.10 in 2019 when compared to 2016 following various safety measure, the CM said

published on : 20th January 2020

From margins to mainstream: The rise of Chennai's trans artists

Stories and creative works of transmen and transwomen come under the spotlight at the Thirunar Vizha of Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha

published on : 20th January 2020

Man detained at Chennai airport minutes before Nirmala Sitharaman's arrival for CAA event 

Police said the man had arrived at the airport to meet a relative and enquired why there was enhanced security.

published on : 19th January 2020

Chennai Open International chess tournament: Easy start for top guns

The lower boards saw Neyveli girl KM Shrija score an upset victory over International Master Navin Kanna TU.

published on : 19th January 2020

Kaanum Pongal: Waste collected from Marina, Besant Nagar beaches

The City Corporation on Saturday collected around 25 metric tonnes of garbage from Marina and Besant Nagar beaches following ‘Kaanum Pongal’ revelry the previous day.

published on : 19th January 2020

Coming soon, e-scooters at four Chennai metro stations

To avail the service, those interested can download the ‘Flyy’ App from google play store.

published on : 19th January 2020

Pongal by the shore of Chennai

Offering thanks to the ocean,  preparing a humble meal with fresh  sea harvest and spending a day at  the beach — for the relocated fishing  families in north Chennai, the harvest festival is a time.

published on : 18th January 2020

Chennai, Bengaluru industrial corridor project gaining steam

The State Support Agreement and Shareholder’s Agreement will be signed within a month.

published on : 18th January 2020

Atal labs to come up in five Chennai Corp schools

The Chennai Corporation is set to introduce Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATL) in five Corporation schools to give students practical knowledge in science and robotics. 

published on : 18th January 2020
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