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Floods expose how Chennai killed its drains

Experts say poor city planning and inefficient administration turned an unusually high rainfall into a disaster, reports T E Narasimhan Troops from the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force were......

'Government of India should penalise Tamil Nadu government for floods'

'The Chennai floods in particular clearly show there is a nexus between corruption, disaster, destruction and death.' 'Urban development in India is the source of all corruption.'   Image:......

Madras HC stays cancellation of Greenpeace India's licence

The Madras High Court on Friday stayed a recent order by a registrar of societies in Chennai which cancelled the registration of environmental group Greenpeace India Society. Hearing a petition by......

Chennai was lucky to get off lightly in this rain, not so the next time

Why did Chennai go under in the recent rains? R Ramasubramanian paints a familiar picture of dismal urban town planning, civic short-sightedness, and rampant development that caused the recent......

Death toll crosses 100 even as parts of Chennai receives fresh rains

The death toll in rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu crossed 100 even as parts of Chennai received fresh rains on Thursday morning with the North East monsoon becoming active. Chief......

Ola announces boat service in rain battered Chennai

The boats will engage in rescue operations and provide food and drinking water in water clogged areas. In a first in the country, online taxi aggregator Ola has today announced that it has deployed......

Rain cripples Chennai's auto and IT units

Schools closed for a day, crops damaged; more downpour on cards Factories of more than half a dozen automotive companies near Chennai were affected on Monday, with employees failing to report to......

Realty slowdown hits Bengaluru, Chennai markets

Markets such as Bengaluru and Chennai, which had managed to escape the impact of real estate slowdown so far, appear to be giving in now. A quick look at numbers reveal that absorption (sale of......

We want half our business in India to be on the public cloud: Karan Bajwa

Microsoft India has announced it is making its public cloud services live from data centres in Chennai, Pune and Mumbai. Microsoft India managing director Karan Bajwa (bottom, left) explains to......

Government junks plans to modernise airport sector

With its decision to scrap the privatisation of the Chennai, Kolkata, Jaipur and Ahmedabad airports, the government has deprived AAI of a sizeable and stable source of income. If the events of the......

PIX: Shah Rukh gets sporty on Dilwale sets

It's all work and all play for King Khan on the sets of his upcoming film.Shah Rukh Khan, who has reunited with Chennai Express helmer Rohit Shetty for their next Dilwale, is making the most of......

Sridevi spends a quiet birthday in Chennai

The team of Sridevi's new film Puli released the first look of the film on her birthday. The poster shows the gorgeous actress looking every inch the royal princess she plays in the film. "The......

Spotted: R Madhavan in Chennai

Reader Sundar Srinivasan (extreme right) bumped into R Madhavan, at a jewellery showroom in Chennai, and sent us a picture. Srinivasan was with Vijaykumar (in blue), Kiran (centre)......

Legendary music director M S Viswanathan passes away

The legendary music director passed away at a private hospital in Chennai after suffering from geriatric problem. Legendary music director M S Viswanathan, who had scored music for over 1000......

Spotted: Tamil actor Suriya in Chennai

Reader Sheerin met Tamil actor Suriya in Chennai and sent us a photograph. If you encounter/meet/see film or television personalities and take a photograph or a video of the star(s), mail us your......

Can Wawrinka win his third successive title in Chennai?

World No. 4 Stan Wawrinka will look to win his third successive Chennai Open title, while the Indian challenge will be spearheaded by rising star Yuki Bhambri IMAGE: Stan Wawrinka.Photograph:......

ISL: Chennaiyin FC thrash Delhi; jump to fourth spot

IMAGE: Chennaiyin FC's Bruno Pelissari celebrates with coach Marco Materazzi after scoring against Delhi Dynamos, in Chennai, on Tuesday Photograph: ISL Chennaiyin FC produced another superlative......

Mendoza hat-trick helps Chennaiyin rout Kerala Blasters

IMAGE: Chennaiyin FC striker Stiven Mendoza (blue) is tackled by Kerala Blasters defenders. Photograph: PTI Colombian striker Stiven Mendoza fired in his second hat-trick of the season as hosts......

BCCI has not ruled out Chennai as World T20 venue: Thakur

IMAGE: A fan waves a flag during an Indian team training session at the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai. Photograph: Philip Brown/Reuters The MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai faces......

PHOTOS: After cricket, football gets Sakshi Dhoni's attention

IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni co-owner of the Chennaiyin FC is seen here explaining something to his wife Sakshi in the stands. Photograph: ISL Whether it is the IPL or international cricket,......
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Ashok Leyland wins record contract

Chennai: Ashok Leyland, flagship of the Hinduja Group, signed a contract with the government of Cote DIvoire for 3600 vehicles worth $200 million.... ...

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