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Child falls into borewell, rescure operations on

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A 6-year-old girl fell into an open bore well in Pulavanpadi village in Tiruvannamalai District on Saturday and rescue operations are on full swing.

Pandemic from animals live threat: Doc

Doctors say the risk of the world’s next pandemic originating from animals is very high. Elaborating on it, infectious diseases expert, Dr Chandra Mohan, says that while there is a lot of focus on swi

Chennai can expect little rain in December

The city may get very minor relief by way of rains this week and next week with weather sites predicting a couple of centimetres or so of rainfall from Monday/ Tuesday.

But all hopes of a copious no

22,000 Olive Ridleys released into sea

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Tree Foundation’s Sea Turtle Protection Force (STPF) has released more than 22,000 Olive Ridley hatchlings (baby turtles) into the sea in just this year.

A group of fisherfolk volunteers have helped

Tamil Tyagaiyya deserves more recognition

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Papanasam Sivan, born Ramaiya in 1890 at Polakam village of Thanjavur district, had a spark of genius in him as he composed and sang his first song Unnai Thudhikka Arul Thaa in Kuntala Varali raga and

Residents flay civic body’s apathy

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Residents of Pattinam­pkkam-lighthouse link road accuse Chennai corporation of indifference to their civic problems.

Moreover, residents believe that their economic vulnerability is taken as a reaso

Not enough signboards for Chennai Central buses

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Dearth of signboards at the Central station and the Government General Hos­pital (GH) bus stand causes a lot of inconvenience to those who visit Chennai as they are forced to waste a lot of time looki

Highway robber dies in police chase

Highway robber A. Yuva­raj, 28, was killed when he got knocked down by an omni bus while fleeing from the police during a failed bid to waylay a truck at Aruvangadu near here in the early hours of Sat

Official stamp to ‘power’ TN

Union ministry of environment and forest Jayanthi Natarajan on Saturday said her ministry had given “environment clearance” for the 1200 MW North Chennai Thermal Power Project Stage – II treating it

Notice to Bengaluru firm for importing beagles

Stern action will be taken against laboratories that subject animals to cruelty, Union minister Jayanthi Natarajan said here on Friday. After visiting the animal quarantine and certification station a

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