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How Tamil stand-up comedy is gaining popularity in state

August 20, 2019 7:28:24 pm

Though still in its infancy, Tamil stand-up comedy comedians have carved a niche for themselves in households across Tamil Nadu.

Madras HC rejects PIL to use convict prisoners for war against COVID-19

Madras HC judge takes back controversial observation against Christian educational institutes

August 20, 2019 7:31:17 pm

The judge had made the comment while hearing a petition to quash an ongoing internal sexual harassment committee’s proceedings against a faculty member of the Madras Christian College (MCC).

Chennai's Pallikaranai marshland reduced due to encroachment by govt agencies, IT companies, finds report

From 50 sq km to just three in 30 years: Chennai’s Pallikaranai marsh is just about to vanish

August 20, 2019 11:38:32 am

The amicus team submitted that Pallikaranai marshland has been encroached by central government buildings like MRTS, NIOT, Centre for Wind Energy, IT companies and residential complexes.

Inflated power bills: MNS wants panel report to be made public

Chennai power disruption: Tuesday, August 20

August 20, 2019 5:21:38 pm

Power will be suspended in parts of Chennai for maintenance work.

Chennai weather: City to receive rainfall over next 24 hours

August 19, 2019 4:43:11 pm

The Regional Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall in Chennai and other districts in Tamil Nadu over the next 24 hours.

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Blue glow at Thiruvanmiyur: Bioluminescence spotted on Chennai beach

August 19, 2019 9:52:01 pm

According to marine experts, the phenomenon is an indicator of climate change and can have an impact on deep sea fishing.

Chennai power disruption: Monday, August 19

August 19, 2019 8:37:47 am

Power will be suspended in parts of Chennai for maintenance work.

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MDMK chief Vaiko hospitalised, protest against neutrino project put off

August 18, 2019 7:00:06 pm

The Rajya Sabha MP was admitted to the Apollo Hospitals in Madurai for a check-up, a party statement said. Vaiko would be taking rest based on the advice of doctors treating him at the hospital, it added.

Athi Varadar: Why this little-known religious event is drawing huge crowds

Farewell Athi Varadar: Key highlights of once-in-40-years festival

August 18, 2019 12:14:21 pm

The deity, Lord Athi Varadar, will be immersed in the tank at the Varadaraja Perumal temple in Kancheepuram district today at nightfall.

Inflated power bills: MNS wants panel report to be made public

Chennai power disruption: Saturday, August 17

August 17, 2019 8:37:09 am

Power will be suspended in parts of Chennai for maintenance work.

Chennai Brew: Chronicling lives of ‘North Indian’ communities in coastal city

August 16, 2019 7:46:06 pm

The book traces the lives of four North Indian communities in Chennai against the backdrop of the Partition.

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Tirunelveli elderly couple, who fought off armed robbers, gets special bravery award

August 16, 2019 1:24:50 pm

CCTV footage of the couple fending off the masked intruders with slippers, plastic stools, chairs, and buckets went viral on social media.

Inflated power bills: MNS wants panel report to be made public

Chennai power disruption: Friday, August 16

August 16, 2019 8:36:24 am

Power will be suspended in parts of Chennai for maintenance work.

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Tamil Nadu celebs find it tough to ward off selfie requests

August 16, 2019 8:17:55 am

But the selfie craze does not seem to die out, and when rebuffed, the question pops out. "It is just a selfie, what is your problem"? 

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Tamil Nadu Kalaimamani awards – full list of winners

August 15, 2019 8:16:07 pm

About 201 artists were honoured for their contribution to performing arts from 72 fields from 2011 to 2018.

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Chennai police announces steeper fines for traffic violations

August 15, 2019 4:04:46 pm

The amount of fines for traffic violations have been raised in a bid to enforce adherence to traffic rules in Chennai.

Chennai: Five spots linked to the freedom struggle you must know about

August 15, 2019 1:56:57 pm

Great ideas and great movements were born in this city, then the winter capital of Madras Presidency. These monuments bore witness.

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Tamil Nadu rains: Six dead, over 1,500 displaced as Nilgiris reels under flood

August 14, 2019 6:31:52 pm

Incessant rainfall in the region had claimed six lives and left over eight people injured at last count, due to avalanches, building collapses and rising water levels, even as large swathes of agricultural land and roads in the region were damaged due to flooding.

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Chennai, the Detroit of India turns, 380; residents celebrate with heritage walks and music

August 14, 2019 10:17:08 pm

From Madrasapattinam to Madras and now Chennai, the city has come a long way. This August 22nd, the Detroit of India will be celebrating its 380th birthday.

Inflated power bills: MNS wants panel report to be made public

Chennai power disruption: Wednesday, August 14

August 13, 2019 4:23:41 pm

Power will be suspended in parts of Chennai for emergency maintenance work.

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Chennai to receive 8 tmc ft of Krishna water soon

August 13, 2019 10:02:55 am

The Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisamy said he expects the Krishna water to be released soon and hopes the water release will benefit the parched city of Chennai.

Tamil Nadu: Owner of Korean guesthouse abuses Indian workers, booked

August 14, 2019 3:15:24 pm

In a copy of the FIR obtained by, Kito Zhimomi, one of the four employees of the guest house, filed a complaint against Won under IPC Section 294 (b).

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Cutting birthday cakes with machetes; Chennai gangsters show the way

August 12, 2019 4:17:53 pm

The trend started by a rowdy named 'Binu Pappachan' continues with birthday cakes being cut with machetes or sickles and shared on social media to prove their valour.

Chennai to Kerala trains, flights cancelled due to rains: Here is the full list

Kerala floods: Trains cancelled, diverted after rain forecast, here is the full list

August 12, 2019 12:07:31 pm

With IMD predicting rain in parts of Kerala today, the Southern Railway has cancelled trains to the neighbouring state.

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Vellore Lok Sabha results 2019: Dravidian parties fought a seesaw battle

August 10, 2019 5:47:38 pm

DMK treasurer Durai Murugan’s son Kathir Anand emerged as the winner by a slender margin of 8,141 votes over AC Shanmugam, the founder of the New Justice Party who contested in AIADMK’s two-leaves symbol.