Coronavirus becoming global epidemic?

Posted on   3:46 pm

The deadly Coronavirus continues to wreak havoc in China and abroad as the death toll due to it in this Far East country rose to 41 with 1,287 confirmed cases, China’s National Health Commission announced today.

Nirbhaya case: Tihar jail supplies all documents to convicts’ lawyer

Posted on   3:24 pm

The Delhi Police today told a Delhi court that the Tihar jail authorities have supplied all the relevant documents sought by the lawyer of the death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case. The public prosecutor, appearing for police, told Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar Jain that the convicts are only adopting “delaying tactics”.

Cut in power supply

Posted on   2:56 pm

TANGEDCO has announced that electricity supply will be suspended in few places in city Monday, from 9 am to 4 pm for maintenance work. According to a press release, the power supply will be resumed even before 4 pm if the works are completed. The power supply will be halted in the following areas.

The “green man”

Posted on   2:50 pm

It is no surprise that Adyar’s MV Murthy is called ‘Pasumai’ Murthy. For, the neighbourhood owes a major portion of its green cover to this 50-year-old. A resident of LMN Koil Street, Murthy has till date planted about 1,410 trees. In his words, “Having been born and brought up in Adyar, I could not simply sit and watch the greenery disappear”’. But in 2000, he had to leave his home to work in Kuwait. After another few years of working in Dubai, he returned for good in 2012.

TNPSC scam: 2 more persons arrested

Posted on   2:44 pm

A broker was arrested today in Cuddalore in link with the malpractices in Tamilnadu Public Service Commission’s (TNPSC) Group IV examination held last year. One more person has also been detained, sources said.

Apollo Hospitals launches spine care centre

Posted on   2:41 pm

The concept of treating spinal deformity is set to become a game changer with the launch of Apollo Institute of Spine Surgery, the most advanced spine surgery centre in Chennai. State Health Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar launched the centre in the presence of Apollo Hospitals Group chairman, Dr Pratap C Reddy and vice chairperson Preetha Reddy here Friday.

Review: Rajavukku Check – Cheran express

Posted on   2:32 pm

Who said actor Cheran can’t pull off an action thriller. For many, whop had seen him a doting son or caring husband on screen comes Rajavukku Check as a surprise. He dons the role of a police officer who has a mission to achieve. He is more a brainy than brawny here.