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

68-year-old Chennaiite emerges victorious in marathon

In a matter of pride for the city, one of its elderly residents secured a medal and certificate in the marathon conducted by Chennai World Run in Besant Nagar recently. Of the 200-odd participants of the event, 68-year-old Tamilselvan was the oldest and covered 5 km in 35 minutes. Continue Reading

Karnataka girl tops VIT entrance exam

Sai Saketika Chekuri, a student of Sri Chaitanya Techno School, Bengaluru, secured first rank in the VIT Engineering Entrance Examination (VITEEE)-2019 held from 10 to 21April in 124 selected cities across India, as well as Dubai, Kuwait, Muscat and Qatar. Continue Reading

Indian Army claims to have sighted footprints of mythical beast ‘Yeti’

In a first, the Indian Army has said that a massive footprint of a ‘Yeti’ was sighted near the Makalu base camp earlier this month. In a tweet, the Indian Army informed that a Mountaineering Expedition team had spotted the giant footprint – measuring 35X15 inches – in the snow on 9 April. Continue Reading

MHA serves notice to Rahul Gandhi over his citizenship

The Home Ministry has served a notice to Congress president Rahul Gandhi, asking him to clarify within a fortnight his ‘factual position’ on a complaint questioning his citizenship status. In a letter, the Home Ministry said it has received a representation from BJP MP Subramanian Swamy in which it has been brought out that a company named Backops Limited was registered in the United Kingdom in 2003 with Rahul as one of its directors. Continue Reading