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High Court permits applications for work in Pallavaram

Based on ASI communication, the areas were declared protected and any repair and reconstruction work prohibited In a move that will bring relief to residents of Pallavaram, the Madras High Court, in an interim order, permitted the competent authorities to receive applications for construction, renovation or modification of buildings in two survey numbers in the area. These areas had been ... Read More »

22 killed as boat capsizes in Pulicat lake near Chennai

Twenty two persons were on Sunday killed after the boat in which they went on a pleasure trip capsized in Pulicat Lake, about 60 km from Chennai, police said. About 25 persons were in the boat, they said, adding some of them had been rescued. Initial reports said the victims hailed from different places in and around Chennai and the ... Read More »

DMK Stalin arrested

M.K. Stalin arrested for resisting the arrest of DMK Tiruvarur District secretary, Poondi Kalaivanan, in Tiruvarur district. Mr. Kalaivanan was wanted in connection with a case of forcing students to boycott schools demanding implementation of Samacheer Kalvi (Uniform System of School Education). Police say Stalin will be freed later, and charges will not be pressed in this particular case. Source: ... Read More »

Mylapore post office rakes in money by routing hall tickets

CHENNAI: In the internet era, India Post has over the last one decade learnt the art of survival. At the Mylapore business post centre , over 25 employees are busy completing the task of dispatching five lakh hall tickets for candidates appearing for the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC ) Group-II services exam . The huge mission , to be completed ... 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 »

At Rs 51cr, Jaya assets double in 5 years

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s two chief ministerial candidates – DMK president M Karunanidhi and AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa, are together worth more than Rs 92 crore. While Karunanidhi has declared assets worth Rs 41 crore, his bete noire Jayalalithaa is worth Rs 51 crore, as per the affidavit filed along with her nomination papers for Srirangam assembly segment on Thursday. Jayalalithaa ... Read More »