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For the wannabe detectives

The Nintendo Direct is Nintendo’s triannual announcement to its fans about its latest games and software updates.

published : 15 hours ago

Hyundai’s ‘Art for Hope’ to aid artists

Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the philanthropic arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), announced a CSR initiative, Art for Hope.

published : 15 hours ago

In pursuit of health reprieve 

 A national mental health survey that was done before the pandemic shows that about 70-85 per cent of people with diagnosable mental illnesses don’t receive any treatment.

published : 15 hours ago

Private plots in Chennai suburbs leave Irular tribals trapped

With areas surrounding their houses developing, Irulars’ access routes have been blocked

published : 16 hours ago

Tata secures order to build first phase of Chennai peripheral road project

The first phase also includes building the Link Road to Chennai Outer Ring Road from Northern Port Access Road.

published : 16 hours ago

‘Reformed’ history-sheeter murdered by gang in Ennore

A 40-year-old ‘reformed’ history-sheeter was hacked to death inside his house in Ennore on Sunday night. Five suspects, including a juvenile have been arrested.

published : 16 hours ago

Building plan approval: Owner’s phone number must for plan approval

Builders Association of India state secretary S Rama Prabhu welcomed the move and hoped it would result in speedy clearance of files.

published : 16 hours ago

Man attempts to kill himself in front of CM's house in Chennai, suffers 40 per cent burns

According to the Abhiramapuram police, the man was identified as Vetrimaaran from Tenkasi district. Police said the reason for the self-immolation bid is unclear and investigations are on.

published : 27 Sep 2021

Defunct e-Seva centre gives Poondi villagers tough time 

Nallarasu says there had been no staff and the building too is getting dilapidated. In addition, as there’s no one to oversee it, and at night, the building is used for anti-social activities.

published : 27 Sep 2021

‘Every Child a Scientist’ programme inaugurated

He also stressed on the need for organising more such programmes.

published : 27 Sep 2021

Lack of support breaking dancers’ Olympic dreams

The meteoric rise of the dancesport now has planted Olympic aspirations in b-boys and b-girls across the world, including Tamil Nadu.

published : 27 Sep 2021

Chennai’s neighbouring districts remain den of land scams

Appointing clean revenue officials and curbing corruption can prevent irregularities in Tiruvallur, Chengalpattu and Kanchi: Activists 

published : 27 Sep 2021

Manholes inside shops add to fears of flooding at KK Nagar

Roadside eateries, mobile repair shops and even an Amma Unavagam, have been functioning over manholes at Anna Main Road in KK Nagar.

published : 27 Sep 2021

47 days on, dug up road yet to be relaid in in Chennai's Choolaimedu

Residents of Varadarajpet Main Road in Choolaimedu have been keeping count of the days since their street was scrapped up to be relaid by the city corporation.

published : 27 Sep 2021

In need of redemption

The advent of the Tamil Nadu Premier League has helped the state to taste success in white-ball cricket, but glory in Ranji Trophy still seems elusive...

published : 27 Sep 2021