TNPSC expresses regret over ‘Periyar question’

The Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) today expressed regret over a question on rationalist leader E V Ramasamy, popularly called ‘Periyar’, in its Group II examination that was conducted Sunday. Continue Reading

Second accused Ramesh in Dharmapuri rape case surrenders

Shortly after the investigation officer in the Advasi student rape and death case of Dharmapuri was replaced today, another accused, Ramesh, has surrendered to the police. Post-mortem on the girl’s body also reportedly took place today in the presence of a team of doctors. Continue Reading

Rotary Club distributes eggs to children on World Egg Day

On World Egg Day, Rotary Club of Chennai Capital and District 3232 (Virugambakkam) embarked on a health mission to create awareness about the importance of consuming egg to support healthy brain development among schoolchildren. Continue Reading

Australian university promotes space exploration with a difference

A group of scientists and engineers of the University of New South Wales along with the Australian government sent a meat pie to space as a part of the project named, ‘Pie in the Sky.’ Continue Reading

Man held for marrying minor at Ayyapakkam

A man has been arrested by city police for marrying a minor in Ayyapakkam, Thirumullaivoyal. According to police, Rekha (name changed) (15), a resident of Perambur married her relative Sridhar alias Shivakumar (24) of Ayyapakkam with the permission of both families. Continue Reading

UK firm offers microchip implants for humans to improve security

A UK-based firm, BioTeq, offers microchip implants to businesses and individuals. The mircrochips are implanted in the flesh between the thumb and forefinger. It enables a person to open doors, access their office or start their cars with just a wave of their hand. The microchip is also capable of storing medical data. Continue Reading