New Tangedco office in Avadi inaccessible, say residents
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New Tangedco office in Avadi inaccessible, say residents

Seventy-two-year-old K. Paramasivam, a retired staff from Heavy Vehicles Factory (HVF), waits at the newly-opened…

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A ‘light’ issue at ECR intersection
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A ‘light’ issue at ECR intersection

The traffic signal at the intersection of East Coast Road and Thiruvalluvar Nagar First Avenue…

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Better lighting sought on busy link road
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Better lighting sought on busy link road

Kottivakkam Kuppam Road wears a dim look after sunset, for the past three weeks, as…

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‘Nesapakkam intersection has to be widened’
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‘Nesapakkam intersection has to be widened’

The narrow intersection of Anna Main Road, Munusamy Salai and First Street (which connects MGR…

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Meet Chennai’s first generation of breakdancers
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Meet Chennai’s first generation of breakdancers

“Black,” says one. “Flexi,” barks another. BTrix, Flame, Ace… one by one, the twenty-something crowd…

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HAVE YOU FOUND YOUR AVIAN SPOT?
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HAVE YOU FOUND YOUR AVIAN SPOT?

“What are you going birdwatching for?” “That’s a preposterous question. Anyway, the answer is in…

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Madras university’s circular on faculty qualification raises teachers’ hackles
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Madras university’s circular on faculty qualification raises teachers’ hackles

A circular issued by the University of Madras recently has directed the principals of aided…

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AUT demands elections to Pachaiyappa’s Trust
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AUT demands elections to Pachaiyappa’s Trust

The Association of University Teachers has demanded elections to the Pachaiyappa’s Trust. The AUT has…

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SHRC seeks report on cops assaulting IT staff
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SHRC seeks report on cops assaulting IT staff

The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has asked senior police officers as to why a…

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Tanker runs over youth at Maduravoyal
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Tanker runs over youth at Maduravoyal

A 24-year old riding his bike was run over by a water tanker at Maduravoyal…

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