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2 Children Among 6 Bonded Labourers Rescued From Chennai Plant

CHENNAI:  Six bonded labourers including two children were rescued from a water treatment plant in Chennai, the police said. The rescued children are from Odisha. They were forced to work under inhuman conditions after their employees paid their parents in advance for taking them, said activists who helped the police in the raid. Their parents were paid between Rs. 4,000-6,000 to take ... Read More »

Demand for Prohibition gains ground among parties in Tamil Nadu

CHENNAI: The latest buzzword in Tamil Nadu politics is prohibition. With major political parties in the state, including the DMDK, PMK and BJP, jumping on to the prohibition bandwagon, it is well likely to be a key campaign issue in the assembly elections. Citing the recent case of a four-year-old child being forced to consume alcohol, DMDK chief Vijayakanth and ... Read More »

My life is just like the taste of an orange mittai bittersweet

It’s hard to guess what Vijay Sethupathi is up to next. One day, he sports a boy-next door look and the very next day, he transforms himself into a 55-year-old man. Unlike others, Vijay Sethupathi doesn’t seem to be cautious about his ‘image’ both on and off-screen, as he says that he doesn’t believe in it. After a day-long shoot ... Read More »

Chennai Metro Rail set to chug off today

The most eagerly awaited project will make Chennai stand alongside New Delhi, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Jaipur to have metro connectivity. The long wait of people of the city to travel by Chennai Metro Rail will finally come to an end with the first service chugging off at noon today. Four years after work began, the first metro train will leave ... Read More »

IPL final: Chennai Super Kings lost because they are stuck in the past

If the 2015 IPL final between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings were a boxing match, the referee would have called off the fight after the first round itself. CSK were left reeling from the assault in the Powerplay by Rohit Sharma and Lendl Simmons that the game was over well before Mumbai were even done playing their quota of twenty overs. It was Chennai’s 6th ... Read More »

AirAsia Adds New Route Fares Start At Rs 1/Km

AirAsia India has added a new route to its list of flying destinations and as part of an inaugural offer, customers can book tickets at Rs 1 per km, the airline said. The new destination that AirAsia will start flying to from next month is Vishakhapatnam. AirAsia has opened bookings from Thursday, and the offer will be valid till May ... Read More »