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3 deemed universities upgraded

The three-member committee, constituted by the human resource development (HRD) ministry to do a comparative assessment of the deemed universities, has upgraded the grades of three dee­m­ed universiti

Four Maha men held for theft of `38L gold on bus

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The city police on Friday cracked the theft case in which two employees of a jewellery shop in Mumbai were robbed of their jewels worth `38 lakh on a private bus in the city. Four persons from Mah­ara

Delay in drain projects may make city sink

Chennai is not likely to be monsoon ready even by next year. The Rs 1,447 crore micro and macro drainage project jointly implemented by TNPWD and City Corporation with funding by the Centre has only

Streetlight scam hits Chennai corporation

Purchase of sub-standard electrical materials has affected the streetlight network of Greater Chennai and has resulted in huge re­venue loss to the city corporation.

Contractors, in connivance with

Rain brings down power cut

Thanks to heavy rains across the state for the last few days, the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corpora­ti­on (Tangedco)

imposed only one-hour power cut in many parts of the city on Wednesd

Stagnant water raises fear of disease

Many areas in Chennai continued to be water logged on Monday even as authorities feared that stagnant pools in many of the low-lying areas were becoming breeding grou­nds for mosquitoes.

After the la

River sand price touches sky in state

Construction activities in Chennai and its suburbs have hit a speed-breaker due to the escalating cost of river sand.

According to industry sources, the cost of sand loads has reached an all-time hi

Aavin vouches for purity of its milk

Though the Tamil Nadu Milk Dealers Welfare Association has expressed concern over the health of the citizens in the wake of the Centre’s submission on adulterated milk, the state government owned Aav

Dengue subsides in city, targets districts

While dengue cases are coming down in Chennai, districts are suffering its sting. In an attempt to bring the rapidly increasing dengue cases under control and treat patients effectively in the distri­

Fashion guru, state staffer held for harassing singer

An associate professor, teaching at the Central government-run National Ins­ti­tute of Fashion Techno­logy, Taramani, in Chen­nai, and a state government employee from Avinashi, Coimbatore, working at

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