Poets’ view of Madras that is Chennai

Posted on   4:41 pm

This Madras Week, that is traditionally celebrated in August, the members of India Poetry Circle (IPC) in Chennai decided on a different kind of tribute to the city they love – Chennai that was known as Madras. They have brought out an anthology of poetry and prose – an illustrated one at that – for the occasion.

Gold, cash stolen at Choolaimedu

Posted on   3:34 pm

Nearly 16 sovereigns of gold jewellery and Rs 42,000 cash were stolen from three apartments in Choolaimedu yesterday. According to police, the robbery took place at Padmanabha Nagar, Choolaimedu. The apartments were in the first floor of a three storeyed building.

Revamped England targets Smith

Posted on   3:33 pm

England are set to field a revamped attack featuring fast bowler Jofra Archer as they try to finally get Australia’s batting star Steve Smith out cheaply and level the Ashes in the second Test at Lord’s.

Man dies in freak mishap at Periamet

Posted on   3:30 pm

A man who ran a plywood shop at Periamet died in a freak accident last evening. According to police, the shop was run by two brother Vikash Jain (24) and Lokesh Jain who lived in Veerappa
Street, Sowcarpet.

Man found dead at CMBT

Posted on   3:23 pm

A man was found dead at a platform at Koyambedu bus terminus at 7 am today. According to police, Suresh Kumar (39) of Tiruppur alerted the police that a man was lying motionless at platform 3. Officials rushed to the spot and confirmed he was dead.