Latest News

Govt lifts ban on multi-storey bldgs in Chennai

Govt lifts ban on multi-storey bldgs in Chennai

CHENNAI: The government has lifted the ban on construction of multi-storeyed buildings (MSB) on approved plots in the Chennai metropolitan area (CMA). The move is expected to trigger a spurt of new multi-storeyed projects in redevelopment ventures, mostly initiated by the (). In a government order, housing and urban development secretary S Krishnan said the approval of the government was […]

MK Stalin urges cadres to keep reading Murasoli

MK Stalin urges cadres to keep reading Murasoli

CHENNAI: The has convened an emergency meeting of the party‘s executive committee on Tuesday, August 14, 2018. The meeting is to condole the demise of party president M , who passed away on August 7. All the members of the executive committee of the party should attend the meeting, which will be held at Kalaignar Arangam in the DMK headquarters […]

Reckless driving leaves two seriously injured

TRICHY: Two pedestrians were severely injured in a road accident after they were hit speeding car on William’s road at Cantonment in Trichy on Friday. The multi () driven recklessly by I Sikkander, 22, from in , went out of control opposite Sona Mina theatre on Williams Road. The speeding car going towards Central bus stand took a sudden right […]

Mild rain to ensure pleasant days ahead

Mild rain to ensure pleasant days ahead

CHENNAI: The pleasant witnessed on Saturday is to continue for the next few days as the met department has forecast light or moderate rains till Wednesday. As the sky remained overcast with intermittent drizzle or rain since morning, the day time temperature hovered around 27C, a dip of 7.3 from the normal for August. According to the forecast, more rain […]

27 illegal resorts in Nilgiris to be sealed

27 illegal resorts in Nilgiris to be sealed

UDHAGAMANDALAM: The 27 illegal resorts located within the Moyar elephant corridor in the will be sealed on Sunday following the Supreme Court order, Nilgiris collector J Innocent Divya said on Saturday. “We have issued notices to all the 27 resort buildings. We will start the sealing process on Sunday,” she told TOI. Out of the 27 illegal resorts, 11 had […]

Cops acquitted for sex abuse of youth in lock-up

Cops acquitted for sex abuse of youth in lock-up

CHENNAI: Four years after reports of sexual harassment of a 19-year-old youth at the hit the headlines, a special court for Protection of Children form Sexual Offences Act () cases has acquitted two policemen of all charges. On December 11, 2014, the youth was arrested by the Mambalam police on suspicion of bike theft and was lodged at the police […]

1 dies, 3 hurt as SUV rams pick-up truck in Delhi

1 dies, 3 hurt as SUV rams pick-up truck in Delhi

NEW DELHI: A while three others were critically injured when a speeding lost control and crashed into a after crossing the divider at the Ring Road near Lajpat Nagar on Sunday morning. DCP (southeast) Chinmoy Biswal said that the deceased, Dharmender, was driving the Tata Safari SUV and was accompanied by his friends Praveen Singhal and Kapil Panwar. All three […]