Metro Rail Safety Commissioner inspects DMS-Washermanpet route

Metro Rail Safety Commissioner Manoharan today inspected the Chennai DMS-Washermanpet route. Part of the first phase of the Chennai Metro Rail project, it was completed recently.  Continue Reading

Chola temple in Chennai is connected with epic ‘Ramayana’

Vaikunda Vasa Perumal temple at Koyambedu has a rich history that dates back to epic Ramayana period. The temple is located opposite Kurungaleeswarar Temple. Continue Reading

Chennaiite is techie by profession, farmer by passion

Winston Benjamin, who lives in VOC Nagar, has almost 80 pots of vegetable and fruit-bearing plants (including creepers and climbers) on his terrace, that supply his family of four with enough vegetables to cook for 3-4 days a week. Continue Reading

Pongal buses to go via Outer Ring Road and not crowd Maduravoyal

“Buses heading south from Koyambedu bus terminus during Pongal holidays will not pass through Maduravoyal bypass but, instead, take the Outer Ring Road. So, passengers at Perungalathur have to got to Urapakkam bus stand to catch their buses,” said Transport Minister M R Vijayabhaskar. Continue Reading

Income-Tax raids on restaurant chains continue for 2nd day in Chennai

“In 2007, two of these hotels did not declare their income correctly and the I-T Department had to do an investigation on them. Now, they are repeating the same thing. This morning, two teams have gone to Thanjavur and Kanchipuram and the rest of the teams are continuing with the raids in the city.” Continue Reading

Tennis: Ramkumar loses way after raising hopes of an upset win

Ramkumar Ramanathan’s serve deserted him at the crunch moment as he missed out on a memorable win against world No. 45 Malek Jaziri and crashed out of the Tata Open Maharashtra here. Continue Reading

Know your instruments: Violin – Bowing to strings

Violin, the western musical instrument, was adopted into Carnatic music a few centuries back. Since then, violin has been inspiring music lovers with its diversified style and romantic tone. Continue Reading

Pune farmer Pramod Mahajan rides bike to promote organ donation in India

Pramod Lakshman Mahajan, a 67-year-old farmer hailing from Sangli, Pune, has embarked on a journey across the country on a two-wheeler to propagate organ donation. He has taken up a 10,000-km expedition pan-India in 100 days, visiting major places to send his message across. Continue Reading

Year-ender: 2018 saw a dastardly serial rape, and justice for a victim

The year 2018 was a happening year in every sense for the city police. Marred by controversies, scams and a number of crimes, it has been nothing short of a tumultuous period for the personnel. Continue Reading