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Chennai couples earn money by airing sex

Chennai: There is an alarming increase in the number of Indian couples livestreaming their sexual acts for money through porn websites, according to a survey conducted by an online portal recently. As per its findings, an estimated 3,000 people from India are providing sexual content to adult sites. Of this, around 23 per cent are Chennaiites, who contribute to these portals. The sexual acts supplied include stripping and live sex

Pocket-friendly burgers here

Chennai: There are not many joints in the city which offer succulent burgers at pocket-friendly prices. Shivas Burger Joint in Aminjikarai, however, serves tasty burgers at affordable rates. Started by long time buddies Shiva and Deepak, this small joint has become an instant hit among the locals and students. Unlike other burgers, where the patty is precooked and refrigerated, everything at Shiva’s joint is done fresh. “We have eaten a

Dig into pan-Asian delicacies at Va Pho

Chennai: Va Pho, is the latest hot spot for foodies in the city. This places serves pan-Asian delicacies from various countries like China, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Korea and Myanmar. The restaurant located at Alwarpet, fulfills your gastronomical desires by combining together the essential blend of food and fun. It magically infuses a delectable cuisine prepared with rich ingredients along with a lively ambience that allows one to have

Thirumangalam- Nehru Park Metro from May

Chennai: The construction of Chennai Metro Rail is set to be completed by 2019, according to CMRL officials. Currently, the underground phase from Thirumangalam to Nehru Park is undergoing inspection by Safety Commissioner after which it will be opened to the public. Speaking to reporters here today, Safety Commissioner, K A Manoharan said: “We will be doing our inspections for two days. First, we will verify all the safety documents

CMRL on damage control mode, blames loose soil

Chennai: Even as Chennai Metro Rail Limited (CMRL) cleared the air about the cave-in of road portion at Anna Salai, officials of L&T construction involved in the work of Metro Rail project in the city informed that the company is using separate technology to deal with the highly heterogeneous soil on the spot. Speaking to News Today, a CMRL official said, “The incident yesterday was happened all of a sudden.

Amarprakash Heritage house-owners allege harassment

Chennai: Residents of Amarprakash Heritage, an apartment complex located on Tiruneermalai Main Road, Chrompet, claim that the builders are constantly threatening them from forming a residential association. According to the residents, the issue began when Amarprakash construction’s maintenance agreement ended on 31 March 2017. After this, homeowners decided to start their own residential association which was objected to by the construction company. “We decided to start our own association to take

Dessert parlour serves up chilled delights

Chennai: Have you ever had a milkshake so thick that you feel like eating a dessert? Thick Shake Factory in Nugambakkam is the place to experiment on your milkshake dreams. Opened few months back, this small outlet provides foodies with a perfect after meal drink. There are two options to choose, either it’s a thick shake or a milkshake, but everyone goes for the former as the name goes (Thick

Bars cash in on opportunity

Chennai: With most of the popular bars and pubs shut due to liquor ban by the Supreme Court, the remaining few have taken advantage of the situation. Pubs which narrowly escaped closure jacked up their liquor prices irking party-goers. Many who were thirsting for a drink over the weekend, flocked to the pubs that were still open, but their eye popped at the increased rates on the menu. Popular pubs

Tamilnadu to rename State highways? 

Chennai: With the liquor ban in full effect, the hospitality industry in Chennai has recorded tens of crores in losses over the weekend due to the Supreme Court banning sale of liquor within 500 metres of the national or State highway. Hotel owners and government officials are trying to come up with ideas to circumvent the ban. However, some States in country, like Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, have already found

How about burgers, brownies as prasadam?

Chennai: Temple prasadam is all about sweets and savouries, traditional treats usually served to devotees after prayers. A temple in the outskirts of the city has broken the age old tradition by serving burgers, brownies and salads which has become a hit among people. Jaya Durga Peetham temple located on Oragadam Main Road, serves burgers and brownies to visitors. The food served is certified by (Food Safety and Standards Authority

Liquor sales down 21%, Rs 10,000 cr loss

Chennai: Liquor sales in Tamilnadu dipped by 21 per cent after 3,320 TASMAC shops were closed on Saturday owing to an order by the Supreme Court to shut down liquor outlets close to national and State highways. The State is set to incur more than Rs 10,000 crore loss annually because of this, estimates say. After Tamilnadu government appealed to Supreme Court to shorten the distance, it was reduced from 500 to