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Toyota to train young budding racers

This summer, Chennaiites can gear up for some fun-filled motor sport training, thanks to car major Toyota Kirloskar Motor.

Toyota, through its Etios Motor Racing (EMR) programme, has decided to trai

Chillax! Zoo inmates get new menu to beat heat


Arignar Anna zoological park at Vandalur has launched its summer management schedule to keep its wild inmates cool.

To beat the heat, diets of the large herbivores have been replaced with tender coc

Couple ignores undo call, ties knot


In a real-life Dum Dum Dum, a chartered accountant from Kodambakkam, Chennai, walked away with his college-student bride Friday as their fighting families were jailed.

Hari Krishnan, 28, and Silvia,

Violations along Adyar creek

Several building violations have gone unchecked along the Adyar creek and a few building owners have also acquired the Adyar river bund in areas like Kotturpuram and M.R.C. Nagar during the previous D

Record 3.5 lakh forms for teachers test sold out


About 3.5 lakh application forms for the Tamil Nadu teacher eligibility test (TNTET) were sold on the first day, Thursday. Introduced this year in accordance with the guidelines of the national counci

Spit & you are in spot

A team comprising IT professionals, teachers and homemakers has launched a campaign against spitting in Chennai under the banner Namadhu Chennai Na-madhu Poruppu (Our Che-nnai, our responsibility).


Student arrested for possessing pistols

A student from Bihar was arrested on Thursday after police seized two country made pistols from his rented accommodation in the city outskirts.

A private engineering college student, he was staying a

Security loopholes plague CPT

Operations resumed to full capacity at the containers terminals in Chennai Port Trust (CPT) after trailer drivers called off the strike on Monday evening, but the export-import industry is burdened wi

Beta cells created in lab


Scientists at a Chennai facility have created in the laboratory the beta cells of the pancreas, responsible for producing insulin hormone, by using stem cells derived from tummy-fat.

The breakthrough

Koyambedu to get new parking facility


The Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus (CMBT) at Koyambedu is all set to get a multi-storied parking facility in the bakcdrop of the existing facility bursting at its seams.

The Chennai Metropolitan Deve

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