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Wildlife sanctuary in Kodai


Chennai: The government order came last month for the declaration of the Kodaikanal Wildlife Sanct­uary under Section 26 A1(b) of the Wildlife (Prot­ection) Act , 1972.
The new sanctuary with seven r

New exclusive enclosure for turtles unveiled in zoo


Chennai: Arignar Anna zoological park at Vandalur on Friday dedicated a new exclusive enclosure for turtles.
The old enclosure has been renovated with better amenities for turtles to swim and feed.

Migrants queue up for clinical trials


Chennai: Making a fast buck is no mo­re a tough job for mig­rant workers and unemp­lo­yed youths in the city.
Several clinical research organisations have started to accept volunteers from the disad

Tamil vote spells great chance


Chennai: The thumping victory of the Tamil National Alliance (TNA) in the Saturday poll in the northern province is very much on expected line, though the fury in the Tamil trouncing of President Mah

VITians debate global issues

Chennai: It was a different kind of an experience for youngsters who took part in the Model United Nations Conference organised by VIT Un­iv­er­sity as they were given the roles of ambassadors and sp

Nellai MP top performer

Chennai: Congress MP Ramasubbu (63) from Tirunelveli continues to be one of the top performing MPs in India by utilising time effectively to raise questions, participate in debates and introduce priv

Veggie vendors get Mayor’s word

Chennai: Mayor Saidai Duraisamy who visited vegetable and fruit vendors at Eldams Roadon Saturday, promised them a number of welfare measures.
Almost 30 vegetable vendors do business on this cramped

Serve people selflessly, says Kanchi seer

Chennai: He had no hands and legs since birth. But this did not deter him from learning music. As if to recognise S.R. Krishnamurthy’s skills in music, he was awarded Ghana Kala Rath­na award during

Chennai issues more visas to foreigners on arrival

Chennai: Chennai continues to retain the third rank in issuing the maximum number of visas to foreign nationals during January-August this year.
Though the national capital New Delhi and Mumbai had i

Jaya gets cracking on rain impact


Chennai: The state government is fully geared up to tackle any situation arising out of the low pressure area over coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining West Central Bay of Bengal, chief minister J. J

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