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Data on employees of 169 Central government offices marking and not-marking their attendances has been issued.
The ICRC oversees conditions at many of the camps near the frontlines in Iraq, and while it is unable to operate in areas held by the Islamic State (IS), it has been monitoring the situation there...
How the sludge turns fatal  (01 February 08:46 am) 
“I heard a big explosion around 1 a.m. When I came out, I was shocked to find the sludge gushing forth like a tsunami, breaking the tannery wall and drowning the 10 workers who were sleeping,”
Environmentalists say the disaster in the tannery unit which killed 10 workers could have been averted, had there been regular monitoring of the CETP by the Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNP...
Tube Watch: Food shows are all the rage  (01 February 08:46 am) 
Surf television channels, at any point of the day, and somewhere, someone or the other will be wielding the ladle and churning out mouth-watering dishes. From the early days of satellite...
Turkey said that it has beefed up security to prevent foreign fighters from using its soil as a transit route to Syria, media reported on Saturday. “In this context, we are pursuing a con...
President Barack Obama has condemned the murder of a Japanese hostage by the Islamic State and said his administration with its allies will continue taking decisive action to degrade and destroy t...
Battle for the capital  (01 February 08:46 am) 
After eleven months of President\'s rule, Delhi is approaching an exciting electoral contest, but given the key choices of a previous \'runaway\' Chief Minister, an ambitious
Overexploitation of groundwater, coupled with virtually no recharge of the water table in the absence of good rains for the last six years, appears to have triggered the geological event known as...
Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late pop star Whitney Houston and of singer Bobby Brown, was found unresponsive in a bathtub at her home near Atlanta on Saturday and was taken to hospital where s...
Advocate murdered outside Egmore court  (01 February 12:47 am) 
: An advocate was murdered outside the Egmore Metropolitan Magistrate Court complex early on Saturday after victory celebrations following the Bar Council election turned violent. A clash between s...
At least 13 people are dead after a fire swept through a plastic packaging factory in Dhaka, a fire official said. Fire department control official Mohammed Farhaduzzaman said the fire brok...
Romney bows out of presidential race  (01 February 12:47 am) 
Former U.S. Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney announced this week that he would not enter the race again in 2016 for the third time, and political strategists believe that his exit will i...
The 'disruptive' power of an old dream  (31 January 09:45 pm) 
Saji Vaidhyanathan talks to about her journey from the cabin to the showroom
Speeding motorists cause a scare  (31 January 09:45 pm) 
Only speed breakers can slow them down, say pedestrians at this junction in Thiruvanmiyur.
The old serve the young  (31 January 09:45 pm) 
In a role reversal, a few seniors in Besant Nagar are caring for youngsters.
“A signal is the only solution”  (31 January 09:45 pm) 
Commuters and pedestrians tell crossing the road that skirts Thiruvanmiyur bus terminus takes all day
Stories fetch rice for the needy  (31 January 09:45 pm) 
A teacher narrates folk tales to children to help voluntary organisations meet their food bills
Ninety per cent of the work has been completed, and the facility is expected to be inaugurated in a month’s time.
New LED lights wait for Mayor  (31 January 08:47 pm) 
Residents complain that a year after they were installed, the lights are yet to be put to use.
Queens of Mandaveli and Alwarpet  (31 January 08:47 pm) 
Charanya Kannan and Deepika Murali win the Mrs Chennai and Miss Madras contests
Sister act  (31 January 08:47 pm) 
In 1989, three sisters Indira, Prema and Radha started a small outlet in Abiramapuram and called it Champa, in memory of their mother. They started in a small way by buying and selling saris. ...
Green effort on WhatsApp  (31 January 08:47 pm) 
The group formed by a few residents of Ranga Road has 50 members
What’s sprouting in these gardens?  (31 January 08:47 pm) 
Horticulturists say this is a perfect time to plant saplings. Garden enthusiasts tell us what they are growing this year
Thieves target phones of train commuters  (31 January 08:47 pm) 
A new police outpost at Vysarpadi railway station will be opened today to check the criminal activity.