Chennai

Students urged to take part in electoral process

The initiative -- OPEN (Online Participation of Electoral Networks) -- is part of various measures underway to connect with voters, increase turnout and minimize the pandemic effect on polling. 

published on : 20th January 2021

NDMA begins training for AAI stafff

GVV Sarma, member secretary, NDMA, inaugurated the programme in the presence of CV Deepak, airport director,

published on : 20th January 2021

Padma Vibhushan Dr Shanta, doyen of India's cancer care, no more

Staff at the Cancer Institute, Adyar, spoke of her kindness and determination that no patient was ever turned away for want of money.

published on : 19th January 2021

Public hearing on Kattupalli Port expansion by Adani postponed

Official sources told The New Indian Express that the state government has taken cognizance of growing public opposition against the project and feared that the issue would take political colour

published on : 19th January 2021

One police constable dead, another injured after BMW rams into motorbike in Chennai

At around 4.15 am, the duo were near DAV Girls School at Mogappair. Ravindran was making a turn at a median break when a speeding BMW knocked down the vehicle.

published on : 19th January 2021

Corporation schools to be rebranded as ‘Chennai schools’

For now, 28 institutes to get Wi-Fi, smart classrooms, face-recognition technology

published on : 19th January 2021

ISL: Chennaiyin FC held by 10-man SC East Bengal

Robbie Fowler was once again not pleased with Rahul Kumar Gupta's decisions and made his displeasure known at the end of the game.

published on : 18th January 2021

Villagers demand change of venue for public hearing on Adani expansion of Kattupalli Port

Many local villagers allege that the venue of the public hearing was nearly 20 km from the project site and was part of a deliberate attempt to discourage people from voicing their opposition

published on : 18th January 2021

Private tankers in Chennai brazenly dump sewage into storm water drains in broad daylight

Activists who spotted the tankers said they were dumping sewage by hiding the outlet pipes with sheets. Pictures showed that all three belonged to the same owner -- P Saravana Transport.

published on : 18th January 2021

Chennaiyin FC eyes top four spot against SC East Bengal

The problem with Csaba Laszlo's team has been the fact that they have drawn most of their contests, five from 11, the second-most among all teams.

published on : 18th January 2021

Tamil Nadu reports less than 600 new COVID-19 cases after seven months, seven deaths 

The State reported 589 cases and seven deaths on the day, taking the tally to 8,30,772 and toll to 12,264.

published on : 17th January 2021

Biomedical waste dumped again in open near Chennai suburbs at Poonamalle

Despite many CCTV cameras being present in the vicinity, authorities now and in the past, still have not nabbed even one offender. 

published on : 17th January 2021

Kaanum Pongal tradition takes a hit in Chennai

With beaches & major parks closed, residents restrict travel plans; officials keep close watch on malls and theatres

published on : 17th January 2021

These Chennai healthcare staff overcome fear and family pressure to take COVID-19 vaccine

While it was mostly senior doctors who took the COVID-19 vaccine in Tamil Nadu on the inaugural day, some healthcare workers cast their fears aside and also went ahead to take the jab

published on : 16th January 2021

Covaxin preferred over Covishield by vaccine recipients at Chennai's Rajiv Gandhi Hospital

Dr Manoj Murhekar, Director, National Institute of Epidemiology, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), was one of the beneficiaries to receive the indigenously developed Covaxin

published on : 16th January 2021
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