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SRM group comes under I-T scanner


Chennai: Income-tax investigators on Tuesday raided the premises belonging to SRM group, including the office of Puthiya Thalaimurai television channel, and medical and engineering college premises.

Multi-talented Manivannan passes away

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Chennai: Noted Tamil filmmaker, writer and actor  R. Manivannan died at his Ramavaram residence in Chennai on Saturday following a massive heart attack.  He was 59. Having played character roles in m

Chennai races past Hollywood


Chennai: Chennaiites surely seem to have an ear for detail. Soon, the southern metropolis is all set to emerge as the only city in the world to have the maximum number of cinema screens fitted with l

Rain, wind energy stave off power crisis

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Chennai: Thanks to southwest monsoon and wind power generation, Tamil Nadu remains a power surplus state at times.
Due to sporadic rains across the state and downward spiral of mercury level, the

Green building norms to help save electricity


Chennai: Proper implementation of green building concepts and use of energy efficient electrical systems in multi-storey buildings will help save power, according to CMDA officials.
With the state re

Water managers heave sigh of relief


Chennai: Online instructor Anbuvendan wore more than a smile when he started to office from his house in Velachery on Thursday evening. But his happiness vanished after an overcast brought heavy sh

Chennaiites irked by hot morning, flooded evening


Chennai: Thursday dawned with sun burning bright and motorists and commuters sweating it out on roads.  Soon after noon, skies opened up throughout Chen­nai ushering in waterlogging and traffic sna

Rare surgery on little boy


Chennai: Doctors at  Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH) have successfully conducted a rare urology surgery on a one-and-a-half-year-old child, Muhammad of Pattabiram, using the lithot

Cops to parents: Try carpooling for wards

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Chennai: With a view to reduce the number of vehicles on road once the schools re-open on Monday, the Chennai traffic police has asked parents to try car pooling to send their wards to school. 

Hackgate ‘wakes up’ CICSE


Chennai: Even as the Council for Indian Certificate of Secondary Education (CICSE) launched a detailed probe as to how their results were cracked by a student, parents are a worried lot.

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