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June 16, 2018

All India Radio Chennai marks 80th year with special programmes

All India Radio Chennai marks 80th year with special programmes

All India Radio Chennai station’s many different channels began broadcasting six specially produced programmes this Saturday, June 16 to mark 80 years of AIR in Madras/Chennai. The programmes were broadcast on Chennai A and B and on AIR’s two FM […]

June 6, 2018

Rain cools down the neighbourhood

Rain cools down the neighbourhood

The first steady rainfall at summertime came down this afternoon after about 3 p.m. and Mylapore had a fare share of it. The rain caught many school-goers in the middle – with parents and guardians taking the juniors home scurrying […]

May 30, 2018

Employment Office holds job fair on June 1

The district employment office in San Thome is hosting a hob fair for candidates seeking private work. This will be held on June 1, 9 am to 2 pm at this office on San Thome High Road ( near San […]

May 23, 2018

School dropout scores full marks in accountancy

School dropout scores full marks in accountancy

R. Vijayalakshmi, who has been running a school, Samruthaa Vidyashram, for slow learners and drop outs is a proud teacher. A student of her school Guru Prashad. R scored full marks in accountancy this year, a feat which, she says, […]

May 23, 2018

Prayer meet held for founder of Nandalala Trust who passed away recently

Prayer meet held for founder of Nandalala Trust who passed away recently

It was a gathering of about 350 people. On Tuesday, May 22, night, they had assembled at Tattvaloka Hall at Eldams Road to pay their respects to Shri Mathioli Saraswathy who passed away recently at a local hospital. The community […]

May 23, 2018

Anti-Sterlite issue: Marina fisherfolks protest, arrested

Fisherfolks and others who live in Nochikuppam off the Marina near the Light House went on a protest on Wednesday morning to condemn the police action against people demanding closure of the Sterlite plant in Tuticorin in south Tamil Nadu. […]

May 20, 2018

Police deny permission to group to hold candle-light meet on Marina

Chennai City Police have denied the May 17 Movement permission to hold a candlelight meet on the Marina to remember the death of thousands of Sri Lankan Tamils in the island in the final part of the war there. The […]

May 16, 2018

S. V. Shekher FB post issue: two petitions filed in court

The issue involving actor-politician S V Shekher is taking many different turns. A city advocate has gone to court and filed a public interest litigation petition seeking a probe by either the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) or the Crime […]

May 12, 2018

High Court denies anticipatory bail to S. V. Shekher

The Madras High Court last week denied anticipatory bail to actor-politician S.Ve. Shekher. Shekher had gone to court seeking relief after he was criticised roundly for having shared a Facebook post which was sent to him from elsewhere which contained […]

May 9, 2018

Portions of homes collapse at P. S. Sivaswami Salai

Portions of homes collapse at P. S. Sivaswami Salai

When the residents of P. S. Sivaswami Salai went to sleep on Monday, May 7 night, little did they expect that they would wake up to the news of houses collapsing in their neighbourhood. A. Sai, a tenant in one […]

May 8, 2018

A drink for the thirsty: Shopkeeper sets up a water can at R. A. Puram

A drink for the thirsty: Shopkeeper sets up a water can at R. A. Puram

Agni Nakshatram has begun and several residents have begun to set up water cans or pots for people to stop and have a drink. One such person is Thanikachalam. Come summer, and a can of mineral water is always seen […]

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