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Rs 30cr Chennai land reclaimed

Kancheepuram revenue of­f­i­cials on Friday recovered 1.48 acres of government po­romboke land, worth Rs 30 crore, at prime Zamin Pall­a­varam from New Life Ass­e­mbly of God (NLAG), a Ch­r­istian mis

Monorail project behind schedule

The execution of much-awaited Chennai monorail project, expected to take off by the start of the New Year, might be delayed by a few more months as only a few firms of the five fin­al­ised consortiums

City in crime tracking network

Chennai city will soon be a part of the crime and criminal tracking network and systems (CCTNS), a central government-funded project for criminal record keeping, according to a senior city police off

SBI faulted on ATM fraud

Browsing the net to check on his bank account during a trip to the Gulf way back in 2009, marine engineer Rajinikanth got the shock of his life when he found Rs 2.82 lakh disappear from his State Bank

Management quota students entitled to education loan

The Madras high court has held that meritorious students admitted under the management quota are also entitled to education loan.

Justice N. Paul Vasanthakumar allowed the petition from B. Vigneswara

HC stays orders of Villupuram SP

The Madras high court has stayed the operation of the order of the superintendent of police, Villupuram district, which prohibited the Mariamman temple car procession through the state highway at San­

Man from Kerala detained for clicking PC photo


One of the two men from Kerala detained by security agencies at Chennai airport after they took pictures of the interior of Dreamliner last month, was arrested on Tuesday evening when he tried to take

Namma Chennai cleaner roads, less pollution this Deepavali


Noise and air pollution in Chennai during this Deepavali was lower than what had been registered last year.

Not just that, the corporation trucks had lesser cracker-waste to clear from the city road

Misfired rocket kills 60-yr-old man

One person died in Thiruvotriyur in a Deep­a­v­ali-related fire mishap, one of the more than 220 fire accidents reported in the city on Deepavali day, Tuesday, and on Monday.

At least 50 persons suff

Koyambedu no more crowded


It was a never-like-this-before sight on Deepavali eve at Koyambedu bus terminus, Asia’s largest, with fewer crowds.

Unlike the previous seasons, the state transport authorities had operated 2,890 s

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