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Banner in Chennai hails Osama Bin Laden

A flexiboard hailing the ‘martyrdom’ of Osama Bin Laden, the slain leader of banned terrorist outfit Al Qaeda, put up by the India National League party near Triplicane mosque since May 2, has caused

Asian Athletic Championships to held in Chennai in August 2013

Asian Athletic Championships will be held here in August next year and Tamil Nadu government has earmarked Rs40 crore for it, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa said on Thursday.

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Stray menace dogs Chennai


A four-and-half-year-old boy attacked by a stray dog in Ambattur a couple of weeks back died on Monday at the Institute of Child Health, Egmore, of suspected rabies.

The boy, Azin, son of Masthan, a

Builders and councillors form dangerous nexus

Some councillors of the ruling AIADMK and opposition DMK have developed quite a bonhomie with builders and real estate promoters in their wards.

Cutting across party lines, these small groups often

MRTS stations not on right track


The glossy paint of the outer walls of the Mass Rapid Transit System (MRTS) stations in Kasturba Nagar and Indira Nagar can be misleading as the inside story is appalling.

The accidental death of a

New station to open in June


Come June and an MRTS station at Mundakanni Amman Koil, between Thirumailai and Light House stations, will finally be thrown open to commuters after a delay of over two years.

The station was slated

Demand for snack kiosks in MRTS stations gains momentum


Commuters demand that at least snack kiosks be set up immediately - if not food plazas or fast food joints - at MRTS stations.

There are two kiosks that function at Thirumailai station.

Mr S. Vasan

Sanitary workers’ salary delayed

Temporary sanitary workers of Palavakkam area, which was recently merged with the Chennai corporation, complain that their salaries were not reaching them on time from the civic body.

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Diesel vehicles on rise in TN

With each passing day, diesel vehicles keep piling up on TN roads at a massive rate, thanks to government subsidy which has made the price of diesel cheaper than that of petrol, so as to help farming

Rs 2cr worth ephedrine seized at Chennai airport


Customs officials seized Rs 2 crore worth ephedrine, a controlled substance for import and export under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, from city-based Mohammad Ghayas, 28, who was

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