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Trees fall, roads flooded as rain, wind lash Chennai

Chennaiites can expect a few spells of rain on Monday.

As strong winds accompanied rain, a tree near KMC was uprooted, reducing traffic flow on Poonamallee high road.

Another tree fell across Nels

Trains delayed by 45 mins

Disruption in train service has become a routine affair on the Egmore-Chengalpet route lately.
Three express and three EMUs were delayed by up to 45 minutes early on Thursday after a van broke down a

Chennai GHs await prescription

Patients and their relatives treat state-run hospitals like parks and guesthouses, lament government doctors, defending their filthy wards and garbage-strewn campuses.

Even as the four major govern

Dead baby eaten by rats at Chennai hospital


Relatives of an 11-day-old girl that died in an incubator at the Kasturba Gandhi government hospital here gheraoed the maternity ward on Monday, after the dead infant’s face was eaten by bandicoots at

Karuna accuses Centre of hurting TN's sentiments


Key UPA ally DMK on Tuesday accused the Centre of hurting the sentiments of Tamil Nadu as it took strong exception to Minister of State for Defence M.M. Pallam Raju's comments that India would continu

Obesity at all time high among city kids


Childhood obesity among Chennai’s school-going children might have reached an all-time high.

However, on a brighter note, educating the kids and their parents about the hazards of being overweight m

Chennai’s stations lack basic facilities

The lack of foot overbridges is proving increasing fatal with people being forced to stray onto the tracks and violate the law.

FOBs have become a rarity in suburban railway stations in north Chennai

Regulate traffic system, says HC

The Madras high court has directed the authorities concerned to regulate the traffic system in the city in accordance with traffic rules.

A division bench of Chief Justice M.Y. Eqbal and Justice T.S.

Nalla Madras to Chillax Chennai


It’s officially Madras week till Sunday and so the licence to kill with nostalgia is still valid. The list of landmarks of our youth that have disappeared is endless and we can delve into it freely.

More in store for business travellers

Business travellers to Chennai, who dominate the lodging segment of the city’s hospitality sector, will get more options to choose from with the state capital expected to add 3,000-plus rooms in the n

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