Issue surrounding new high-security registration plates remains unresolved

Scepticism about high-security registration plates (HSRP) and their implementation were ruling high and when the Centre stopped handing out registration certificates, the problem rose further. However, the issue was only partially settled with the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways stating that it (the plate) is only mandatory for vehicles sold on or after 1 April 2019. Continue Reading

Apollo ties up with HearFon for speech and hearing therapies

To provide specialised speech and hearing therapies, Apollo Clinic has tied-up with HearFon that will give access to a range of treatment and hearing aids by qualified audiologists. The partnership which was signed Tuesday, will be implemented in Chennai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad among other cities. Continue Reading

Kanchi seer Vijayendra Saraswathi to stay at Thoraipakkam till 29 May

Kanchi seer Vijayendra Saraswathi performed abishegam to rudra kalasams of Adi Sankarar and rendered anugraha bashanam at Ayodhya Mandapam, West Mambalam, Wednesday. Continue Reading

Nurses play important role in society: DCP

Nurses have a great responsibility to improve the health of the population as well as to contribute towards the achievement of the millennium development goals thus acting as a force for change, said Deputy Commissioner of Police, Anna Nagar, M Sudhakar. Continue Reading

Give us back our streetlights, say Madhavaram residents

What Panchayat Union does, Electricity Board does not know. This is apparently the case in the CMDA-approved layout, Sri Ranga Cooperative Nagar, Vadaperumbakkam, in Madhavaram. Being tired of petitioning all the authorities possible – including the Chief Minister’s cell – to fix streetlights after robberies became a regular affair in their area, the residents put up lamp posts by spending from their pockets. Continue Reading

Families shy away from taking back Institute of Mental Health patients

Raju*, a man in his thirties, can any day be seen doing some official writing work at the Institute of Mental Health (IMH), Kilpauk. He came in as an inmate with schizophrenia disorder and has undergone rehabilitation therapy. Seeing his improvement, the doctors have given the nod to integrate him with his family. Continue Reading

Tambaram-Nagercoil tri-weekly express gets new Utkrisht coaches

In a bid to improvise the quality of railway coaches, the Tambaram-Nagercoil tri-weekly express’ old rakes were replaced with new Utkrisht upgraded coaches and was flagged off from Tambaram by two senior Southern Railway officials here on Wednesday. Continue Reading

Simple skin care tips to brave the summer

The days are hotter than ever in the city. The moment we step out of our homes, it feels like walking into a furnace as we move down the street. These are days when it is very essential to take care of our skin. Continue Reading

Kompanero launches all new Italian leather trolleys

Kompanero is all set to launch its latest collection of Italian leather trolleys. Its unique designs are a collaborative effort between founder and chief designer, Aloke Sengupta with European designers. Continue Reading

Royal Enfield’s cafe racer, Continental GT 650, makes us fall in love

When Royal Enfield gave me their Continental GT 650, instead of concentrating on its straight-line speed and highway cruising ability, I decided to run it every day. At first, things seemed rather odd. The bike had soft front brakes and the seat was not that comfortable. And then there was the ride. It was harsh when I was riding solo and did not improve much when I had a pillion on board. The bike was not off to a great start then. But, like every good thing in life, we have to persevere and my God was I in for a treat. Continue Reading