The Madras High Court today directed the Chennai Railway Division to provide clean and functional rest rooms and quality drinking water facilities at all the railway stations in its division and granted two months time to take necessary steps in this regard.
A Red Santro, racing through a narrow lane, hurtles two pedestrians onto the road side. It keeps going, two men thrown onto its bonnet. A few seconds later, they are lurched into the air and fall onto the ground.
A pavement in Chennai is their home. They had nothing to give, but that didn't stop V Ashok, 14, R Arjun, 10, and M Arumugam, 8, from contributing to flood relief efforts. And now their efforts have earned them scholarships.
About 33,000 power looms units in Tamil Nadu's hosiery capital Tirupur and Coimbatore districts are on an indefinite strike since Thursday demanding higher compensation which they claim had been agreed upon by textile manufacturers in 2014.
The Madras High Court has ordered a fresh postmortem on one of the three medical students who allegedly committed suicide in Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district last week. The court said the medical team conducting the postmortem should include a doctor of the parents' choice.