Chennai resident Sadhana Rao cares for rescued cows

Sadhana Rao, a resident of Kapaleeswarar Nagar, Neelankarai finds peace in being the voice of the voiceless. For, the Indian Institute of Animal Welfare (IIAW), the organisation that she runs, has been sheltering over 57 cows and calves, at its headquarters in Neelankarai. Continue Reading

Temple tanks in Chennai turn into dumpyards

The salient features of Velacheri, Chennai, are the temples and their tanks. In fact, some of the tanks here are as old as 1,000 years. But sadly, many of them are not being maintained well and have been turned into dumping grounds. Continue Reading

Special police training for students launched in Chennai (video)

In a bid to bridge the gap between police and students, the city police today launched Student Police Cadet (SPC) in which nearly 6,000 students registered. Continue Reading

Maoist Padma makes frequent hospital visits; gives tough time to jail officials

The Police department was pleasantly surprised when Maoist Padma alias Sathyamary (43) surrendered before a Special Court at Poonamallee on 7 December. Continue Reading

Senior citizen in Chennai does Gaja relief work on war-footing

Cyclone Gaja wrecked havoc in many districts of Tamilnadu, and being a native of Pudukottai, C Marimuthu (60), a resident of Spic Nagar, Velacheri, could not sit idle when the catastrophe played out. He has already made two trips to the affected villages along with his office staff Venu to distribute relief materials. Continue Reading

Ex-top cop Thilakavathi lashes out at lyricist Vairamuthu

Retired IPS officer G Thilakavathi has come down heavily on lyricist Vairamuthu after several women had narrated their stories of sexual harassment by him on social media under the widespread #MeToo movement. Continue Reading