CM Palaniswami flags off 275 new buses for MTC, other corporations

Five transport corporations received the new buses that were flagged off by the Chief Minister, with MTC getting 17 buses, Villupuram – 72, Salem – 43, Coimbatore – 75 and Kumbakonam- 68. Continue Reading

DMDK leader Vijayakanth to return to Chennai Saturday from America

He has been getting treatment for some undisclosed ailment. Photos have been released intermittently about his stay in America and this is said to have enthused the DMDK cadres that he was well and recovering. Continue Reading

All commuters to enjoy free rides on Chennai Metro rail today

Passengers of Chennai Metro are enjoying free rides right from last night thanks to the ongoing final trial runs till Washermanpet which line was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami yesterday. Continue Reading

Ambattur Railway station all the better with new developments

NGO Ooruni Maiyam members reiterated that the development came due to help from Member of Parliament K N Ramachandran, taking particular notice of the matter and worked with the association members who went to the national capital to meet him and get the issue rectified. Continue Reading

Girl crushed to death by rear wheel of MTC bus while on way to school

At 7.50 am, Ajmad was riding fast to catch a mini-bus when another two-wheeler came from the opposite direction and he hit the brakes. He lost control and the vehicle skidded. Aliya fell on the road and the rear wheel of the bus ran over her. Continue Reading

Strike call by Jacto-Geo: Tamilnadu govt rings warning bell for staff

Girija also asked all the heads of the departments to send the consolidated attendance report of their staff in the proforma given before 10.15 am beginning 22 January and the list of workers who participate in the strike, to the Personnel and Administrative Reforms Department./ Continue Reading

Get a peep into making of Bhogi melam in Chennai through video

It is customary for children to beat the Bhogi melam when the bonfire is lit during the day before Pongal. It is part of the tradition to get rid of useless / unwanted items in the house with the chant – Pazhayana kazhithalum, puthiyana puguthalum. Continue Reading

IFS officer Sudha Ramen develops app for farmers

An app Tamilnadu Treepedia developed by Sudha Ramen IFS, Deputy Director, Arignar Anna Zoological Park, aims to help identify trees that are native to a particular locality. It has more than 150 native key trees listed under 19 categories. And, what makes this app stand apart is that it works even offline. Continue Reading