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CBI raids DMK leader Stalin's house in Chennai


Chennai: Just two days after the DMK pulled out of the UPA over the war crime resolution against Sri Lanka, the CBI came knocking at the doors of DMK chief M Karunanidhi’s son M K Stalin on Thursday

Traffic snarls mar Nungambakkam


Chennai: Nungambakkam, which houses posh residential areas and leading business establishments, is no more a calm area thanks to traffic snarls on the narrow roads.
Adding to the surging vehicle popu

Stalker creates tension in airport

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Chennai: Ernakulam’s Ameer Dhawa, 30, continues to torment the police in Chennai, who are worried he is ‘stalking’ Union minister P Chidambaram but cannot prove he has evil intentions. The Cochin-bas

‘100’ goes dead in city for 2 hrs

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Chennai: Police emergency number ‘100’ went dead for almost two hours on Sunday, rendering the 80 lakh population covered by the Chennai city commissionerate vulnerable to attack from criminals and t

I-T raids at Nokia plant, offices


Chennai: Finnish mobile handset-maker Nokia joined the bandwagon of corporates facing the heat of Indian tax authorities. Nokia’s manufacturing plant and offices in Chennai came under the income-tax

Early start to beat traffic blues

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Chennai: After the road accident that occurred in Kandanchava-di, Chennai, in which four school students who were travelling on the footboard lost their lives, the Chennai High Court has asked the ed

Girder collapse kills metro rail worker


Chennai: A 22-year-old worker was crushed to death and three others injured when a massive iron structure used for metro rail construction came crashing down near St Thomas Mount subway early Thursda

Bus door juts out, poses life threat

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Chennai: Pedestrians and motorists along the Porur-Tambaram stretch should watch out for a malfunctioning automated door jutting out of an MTC bus (IYI 2460) being operated in the stretch for a few d

Booster shot for surrogate moms

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Chennai: Renting out her womb,  Prema of Vyasarpadi delivered a baby boy and was overjoyed on receiving Rs 2 lakh from his biological parents.
But this surrogate mother’s dream of using the money to

No women bus crew on four Chennai routes

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Chennai: Metropolitan Transport Corporation has decided not to post women conductors on buses plying on four routes including the Marina beach stretch.
A few students had allegedly misbehaved with a

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