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Water supply to be cut in parts of Chennai on Monday. Check full list of the areas

May 22, 2022 9:17 am

Water supply in parts of Chennai will be stopped from 8 am on May 23 (Monday) to 4 am on May 24 (Tuesday).

‘Will die rather than work on contract basis’: Sanitation workers continue stir in Chennai

May 22, 2022 9:18 am

The corporation reportedly has 1,800 temporary workers. The protestors said that neither have they slept in the last five days, nor have they gone back home to visit their families.

Chennai: Now, fire breaks out Kodungaiyur dump yard

May 21, 2022 10:31 am

According to the officials, the fire broke out around 11.50 am and fire and rescue personnel rushed to the spot after they were alerted.

Chennai: Man dies after broad daylight attack, CCTV footage show people stopping but not coming to his aid

May 22, 2022 9:59 am

According to the police, the deceased, identified as Aarumugam, had been running a finance company.

Chennai News Live: CM M K Stalin lays foundation stone for 20 projects in Nilgiris

May 21, 2022 6:11 pm

Chennai, Tamil Nadu News Live 21 May 2022: Stalin also distributed welfare measures worth Rs 28.13 crore to 9,500 beneficiaries.

Chennai Corporation staff 'ends life' at office building, probe on

May 19, 2022 12:33 pm

The incident happened around 3.30 pm Wednesday. The Semmenchery police registered a suspicious death case and are carrying out further enquiry.

Perarivalan release: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin terms Supreme Court order ‘historic’, ally Congress differs

May 18, 2022 8:00 pm

Commenting on Perarivalan’s mother Arputhammal, Stalin said she was an example of motherhood and showed how far a mother can go to dispel injustice committed against her child.

18 people including college students injured in horrific accident in Salem

May 18, 2022 3:38 pm

According to the police, a private bus carrying around 30 passengers was travelling towards Tiruchengode when it collided with the bus of a private college travelling towards Edappadi.

Customs officials at Chennai airport rescue 3 animals smuggled from Thailand

May 18, 2022 9:33 am

In both cases, the passengers informed the authorities that some unknown people had given them the bags asking them to hand them to a person who would be waiting outside the airport.

Tamil Nadu: 435 houses under PMAY in Pudukkottai never built, exist only in files, finds probe

May 18, 2022 9:36 am

The issue came to light when district collector Kavitha Ramu ordered a probe based on a complaint which said that several houses in the Avudaiyarkoil block were not built but payments were made entirely by the government.


Chennai Photo Biennale 2022: Exploring the various facets of home amid the pandemic

March 01, 2022 9:10 am

Chennai Photo Biennale’s third edition has launched a photographic series titled, ‘This is Home’, that reflects on the notion of home through five perspectives

Chennai votes for the first time in over 10 years in TN local body elections

February 19, 2022 2:28 pm

After a gap of over 10 years, the Tamil Nadu urban local body polls are being held Saturday in a single phase.

Normal life disrupted as heavy rains continue to pound Tamil Nadu

November 27, 2021 9:44 pm

Chief Minister M K Stalin on Saturday inspected rain-affected areas and monitored initiatives to bail out water using heavy duty pumps.

India's largest crocodile park strapped for cash after lockdown

August 11, 2020 4:54 pm

Madras Crocodile Bank may have as little as four months before it runs out of funds to feed animals, pay staff and do research.

Chennai: Thousands take to the street to protest against CAA

February 20, 2020 8:04 am

A bench of Justices M Sathyanaraya and R Hemalatha had passed the order on a PIL seeking direction to the police to restrain the protesters from holding the rally. The next hearing is on March 11.

How Chennai is struggling with water crisis

June 24, 2019 10:03 am

Lakhs of people are turning to water tank trucks in the southern state of Tamil Nadu as house and hotel taps run dry because of an acute water shortage caused by drying lakes and depleted groundwater.

Satellite pictures show why Chennai is facing severe water crisis

June 23, 2019 6:44 am

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami said that groundwater levels have depleted due to drought and deficient monsoon but claimed the issue was not as big as the media claims.


28-year-old arrested for shouting “fascist BJP government”

June 22, 2020 6:17 pm

Lois Sofia, on her way home from Canada, was with her parents who joined her at Chennai for the IndiGo flight to Tuticorin. The incident took place after the flight landed at the Tuticorin airport.

DMK supporters react to Karunanidhi's death

June 22, 2020 6:19 pm

The mood outside Kauvery hospital after news broke of the death of Kalaignar Karunanidhi.

India sends 44 tonnes of relief material to help Fiji

February 25, 2016 4:07 pm

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Government of India (GoI) is sending relief material to help cyclone hit Fiji. Relief material, which is being airlifted from New Delhi and Chennai, is being sent to Fiji's capital Suva. The relief material includes basic food supplies, medicines, tents and kitchen sets. The relief material is being sent in consultation with Officiating Ambassador of India in the Fiji capital Suva. The island nation of Fiji was hit by category five Cyclone Winston, with wind speed 325 km/hr and waves up to 12m high. The cyclone has caused widespread damage to the housing stock and power disruption in the island nation.

Rajiv Gandhi assassin gets parole to attend father's last rites

February 24, 2016 6:33 am

Chennai, Feb 24 (ANI): Nalini Sriharan, a convict in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, left the Vellore jail on Wednesday to attend her father's last rites in Chennai. She was escorted by ten cops. Nalini was granted parole on Tuesday for 12 hours to attend her father's funeral, who died in Tirunelvelli. According to the parole condition, Nalini will have to report back in Vellore prison before 8 p.m. today. Nalini and three others, including her husband Murugan, were originally awarded the death sentence after they were convicted for their role in the assassination of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi and have been behind the bars for the last 25 years.

AAI to make airport facilities as commercially viable

January 23, 2016 12:50 pm

New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): The Airports Authority of India will enhance its marketing strategy to make airports more operationally and commercially viable. At the Airport Marketing Conference held recently in New Delhi, the officials and experts chalked out a strategy to make commercial use of airport infrastructure in the country. Formed in April 1995, the Airports Authority of India manages 125 destinations, including 77 domestic and 21 international airports in the country. The Authority is also looking at focusing on the cargo segment to boost its revenues. It has been undertaking the International Cargo handling operations at international airports including Chennai, Kolkata, Lucknow, Coimbatore, Amritsar and Guwahati. Similarly, the Authority has identified 24 domestic airports across five regions, including three civil enclaves to develop such integrated facilities. They include Port Blair, Coimbatore, Jaipur, Raipur, Ahmedabad and others. The Airports Authority of India, which has developed infrastructure at many of its airports, is looking forward to make its commercial use.

Chennai witnesses 109th dog show

January 11, 2016 3:32 am

Chennai, Jan 11 (ANI): Around 400 dogs participated in Madras Canine Club’s All Breeds Championship Dog Show in Chennai. Breeds like Rajapalayam, Chippiparai, German shepherd, Great Danes, little hound, Doberman Pinscher and bull dogs among others showed off their skills and won the heart of the audience. Making a case for promoting Indian breeds, Mr. Sudarsan said that the Madras Canine Club and the Kennel Club of India has been creating awareness about Rajapalayam, Chippiparai and Mudhol Hound. Many people attended the show to see various breeds