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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

Tibet campaign gains momentum

Several Tibetan students in Chennai are actively in­volved in a signature campaign that began on July 6.

For the last four months, over 160 students associated with the Tibe­tan Stud­ents Association

Two die as wall collapses in city


Two construction labourers were killed when a portion of a wall of a 10-year-old building in R.K. Nagar collapsed on Saturday.

According to the police, one Jamal Mohammed, 56, a resident of Netaji Na

Festive rush too much for trains

Southern Railways has failed to meet the passenger demand this Diwali despite operating additional special trains.

The waiting lists in some late night trains connecting Chennai to other major towns

Students take new path

A large number of Indian students join engineering and management progr­ammes in US un­i­versities and colleges, but varsity administrators say that students from the country have started to lo­ok at

PM’s adviser, Jaya hold infra talks

Prime Minister’s adviser T.K.A. Nair and director in the PMO, Pallavi Jain, met chief minister Jayal­a­lithaa at her office on Fr­iday and di­scussed infrastructure issues including the Che­n­nai-Bang

Chennai roads, special buses jam-packed


The special fleet launched by the state transport corporation (STC) left Koya­m­bedu bus terminus fully crowded on Friday.

The STC has made arr­a­nge­m­ents with the CMDA to park special buses at i

Red tape cut to help mom feed baby

Bureaucrats are often accused of tying themselves up in red tape. But, in this case, the state child welfare committee and the Royapuram police deserve kudos for allowing Kalaia­r­asi, the young mothe

Settop box deadline extended to Nov. 19

The Madras high court on Friday extended till November 19 the deadline for the implementation of the digital access system (DAS) that mandates compulsory installation of settop boxes (STBs) in cable

Councillor comes in way of civic contracts

At a meeting nearly five months ago, chief minister J. Jayalalithaa warned err­a­nt councillors against corrupt practices and nexus with contractors.

With complaints regarding councillors assaulting

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