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Chennai-Banglore double-decker AC train

A double-decker coach can carry 128 passengers in comparison to 78 in a Shatabdi chair car, increasing the capacity by about 70 percent. With lower weight per commuter, the coaches are more energy efficient. South India’s first AC Double Decker train successfully completed its trial run from Chennai to Bangalore on Sunday. Reducing travel time from Bangalore to Chennai by nearly ... Read More »

Rocket launcher found behind light house at marina beach

Chennai 25th July: Today a suspicious object found behind the light house at marina beach and seems to be a rocket launcher. The location where the rocket launcher found is few 100 meters away from the State police head quarters campus which made the public and police a shocking news. Police has started the investigation to know the type of suspicious ... Read More »

Metro Rail to eat into landmark shops

Anna Salai, or Mount Road, will soon lose a few of its landmark buildings to the Metro Rail project. As part of the work to build an underground station on the stretch, some of the buildings adjoining the iconic P. Orr & Sons will soon be demolished, sources in Chennai Metro Rail Limited confirmed. These buildings house surgical shops, sports ... Read More »

Chennai bank robbers killed in encounter

Five persons suspected to be behind the armed bank robberies that recently rocked the city were killed here in a police encounter in the wee hours of Thursday. Acting on a tip-off from a person, who had seen the CCTV camera grab of one of the suspects that was released on Wednesday, the police raided a Housing Board colony on ... Read More »

Al Qaeda threat to Kerala shrines Jayalalithaa and modi?

Guruvayoor (Kerala), July 27 (IANS) A letter posted from Chennai to this pilgrim town Wednesday warned of a bomb attack by the Al Qaida on two of Kerala’s most popular temples – the Guruvayoor and Sree Padmanabha Swamy shrines, police said. It claimed to be from the Al Qaeda and also mentioned that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modiand Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalaalitha would ... Read More »

Chennai: traffic police to now issue e-challans

Chennai: Chennai Traffic Police has found a novel way of tackling the city’s power crisis. It has installed portable traffic signals that are powered by solar energy at key junctions. Chennai City Commissioner JK Tripathy said, “All the traffic junctions are not covered by the traffic signals right now. So wherever we required a traffic signal, the portable signals will ... Read More »

Chicken pox spreading in Chennai

CHENNAI: The chicken pox virus is on the prowl. Clinics and hospitals across the city have reported the infectious disease caused by varicella zoster virus, characterised by fever, body ache and rashes. “Being an airborne disease, this can infect anybody, but children are more prone,” says Dr L Venkatesh of Apollo Hospitals. Summer is the season for such infectious diseases. ... Read More »