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UPSC aspirant runs from pillar to post for class 10, 12 exam certificates


Chennai: M. Karmegam (23) has moved heaven and earth, knocked on every door and window, only to end up frustrated and defeated as he is still unable to get copies of his two educational certificates

Abusive hubby ordered to pay Rs 7L


Chennai: Abusing wife and children would cost more for delinquent men. The Egmore metropolitan magistrate court has ordered a husband to pay Rs 2 lakh for medical expenses and Rs 5 lakh as compensati

Centre fails to keep its word, says Jayalalithaa

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Chennai: Calling upon the Planning Commission to “effectively perform” its core function of indicative planning, chief minister J. Jayalalithaa urged the Government of India to adopt a consensus base

Residents dig in toes to save a public playground


Chennai: When it comes to open spaces for children to play in north Chennai there are hardly anything left. Even the existing ones are not maintained properly. The ward 5 region of the city corporati

Jayalalithaa conveys deep sense of outrage


Chennai: Chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Sunday took strong exception to the Centre’s “astounding insensitivity” in once again inviting two Sri Lankan military officers for training at the Defence S

Lawyers clash with cops


Chennai: The persisting hostility between the state police and the lawyer community witnessed yet another episode when a group of lawyers allegedly stormed into the MKB police station near Vyasarpadi

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.

IITians seek debate on ‘business’ of higher education


Chennai: A section of B.Tech and Ph.D students at IIT Madras took out a rally inside the institute on Thursday to protest fees hike and privatisation of education in the country.
Initially students g

Land for special school encroached

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Chennai: The land allotted by the state government in 1994 to build a special school for deaf students at Alapak­kam in Maduravoyal has been encroached by miscreants.
A hotel and houses have been

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