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Bus stuck in pit, stalls traffic


A Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) bus got stuck in a pit on the busy MTH Road in Ambattur on Monday morning, resulting in vehicles queueing up for several hours.

At 10 am, the rear wheel of

European flavour for Tamil Naduschemes

Various schemes proposed by the Tamil Nadu government are likely to get a European touch.

With a delegation of state officials led by the state transport minister returning from Budapest after atten

Driver suspended, sticks to seat theory

“I will swear in any temple that I did not use the mobile phone while driving on that fateful day. It was only due to the seat giving way suddenly.” This was the statement MTC driver Prasad, who drove

‘Student special’ buses do vanishing act


Travelling in crowded buses and jostling for space has become a daily and unavoidable ordeal for 3.5 lakh students in Chennai and its suburbs.

The “student specials” operated by city transport provi

Hey Ram! Are you really Lakshman?


Identical twins Mr Ram and Mr Lakshman (38) are used to passers-by staring at them and random people coming up and talking to them. They always dress exactly alike and take great pride in their bond.

Take e-route to register vehicles

Henceforth, vehicle-buyers in the state need not wait for long to get their vehicle delivered from the automobile dealer shop.

Employees of nearly 1,600 automobile dealers in the state can pay the r

Brazil of Chennai is all kicked


With Euro 2012, the biggest event after World Cup, in knockout stage, football fever has reached a high point in Vyasarpadi, called Brazil of Chennai.

For teens of Kalyana-puram in Vyasarpadi, Ger-m

Now, get a building certificate promptly

Builders and public no longer have to wait to obtain completion certificates for new structures from Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA).

In a bid to avoid inordinate delays in issuance

Monorail on a fast track


With the government finalising the five developers in the initial stage of the tendering process, the monorail project has been put on the fast track.

The state government has expedited the works fo

Green signal to 5 monorail bidders


The ambitious monorail project has successfully crossed the critical bidding stage with the government finalising five project developers for the second and final stage, while rejecting three firms’ b

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