Chennai News

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Opens Chennai's "Longest Unidirectional" Flyover

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Opens Chennai's "Longest Unidirectional" Flyover

Press Trust of India | Friday May 13, 2022, Chennai

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Friday inaugurated the unidirectional Medavakkam flyover, the longest in Chennai, running for a distance of 2.03 kilometres, connecting Tambaram and Velachery.

Chennai Man Sets Himself On Fire In Protest Against Eviction Drive, Dies

Chennai Man Sets Himself On Fire In Protest Against Eviction Drive, Dies

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday May 09, 2022, Chennai

A 58 year-old man who had set himself on fire yesterday in a bid to stop an encroachment eviction drive in the Raja Annamalai Puram in Chennai area died this morning.

Days After Custodial Death Of Chennai Man, Cops To Face Murder Charges

Days After Custodial Death Of Chennai Man, Cops To Face Murder Charges

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Friday May 06, 2022, Chennai

The policemen involved in the custodial death of a 25-year-old man in Chennai last month have been charged for murder, Chief Minister MK Stalin announced in the Tamil Nadu assembly today. Earlier, the police had filed a case of suspicious death.

Pfizer Sets Up Asia's First Global Drug Development Centre In Chennai

Pfizer Sets Up Asia's First Global Drug Development Centre In Chennai

Asian News International | Wednesday May 04, 2022, Chennai

In a significant move to bring critical research and development capabilities under one roof, pharmaceutical company Pfizer has set up a global drug development centre at the IIT Madras Research Park in Tamil Nadu's Chennai.

Madras High Court Rejects Plea To Award Marks

Madras High Court Rejects Plea To Award Marks

Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 04, 2022, Chennai

The first bench of the Madras High Court has rejected a plea from a State Board student to strike down a GO issued in July 2021 by the Tamil Nadu government, which declared all the students to have passed without awarding the marks.

Chennai Man Custodial Death: A CCTV Video Triggers Claims, Counterclaims

Chennai Man Custodial Death: A CCTV Video Triggers Claims, Counterclaims

Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday May 03, 2022, Chennai

More than a week after a 25-year-old youth died after allegedly being beaten up at a police station in Chennai, an unverified CCTV video has surfaced leading to claims and counterclaims of police torture.

Fire At Chennai's Rajiv Gandhi Hospital, No Causalities Reported

Fire At Chennai's Rajiv Gandhi Hospital, No Causalities Reported

Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 27, 2022, Chennai

A fire broke out at one of the buildings of Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai on Wednesday, but no casualties or injuries were reported.

Local Train Derails In Tamil Nadu, No Casualty Reported

Local Train Derails In Tamil Nadu, No Casualty Reported

Press Trust of India | Sunday April 24, 2022, Chennai

A local train derailed at the Beach station here on Sunday but there was no casualty, the Southern Railway said.

18 More At IIT Madras Test Positive For Covid, 30 Cases In 2 Days

18 More At IIT Madras Test Positive For Covid, 30 Cases In 2 Days

NDTV News Desk | Friday April 22, 2022

Tamil Nadu on Thursday reported 39 fresh COVID-19 cases, pushing the caseload to 34,53,390 as the state continued to witness an increasing trend.

Chennai-Based IT Firm Gifts BMW Cars To Employees

Chennai-Based IT Firm Gifts BMW Cars To Employees

Press Trust of India | Tuesday April 12, 2022

Global software-as-a-service company-Kissflow Inc handed over five BMW cars, each worth Rs one crore, to its senior management executives to honour their loyalty and commitment to the company on Friday.

Chennai-Based IT Firm Gifts Cars To 100 Employees

Chennai-Based IT Firm Gifts Cars To 100 Employees

Asian News International | Tuesday April 12, 2022, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

A Chennai-based IT firm on Monday gifted as many as 100 cars to its employees for their constant support and unparalleled contributions to the company's success and growth.

Water Showers, Shade Nets Installed To Keep Tamil Nadu Zoo Animals Cool

Water Showers, Shade Nets Installed To Keep Tamil Nadu Zoo Animals Cool

Press Trust of India | Monday April 04, 2022, Chennai

With mercury soaring to 36 degrees, the authorities at the Arignar Anna Zoological Park (AAZP) or Vandalur zoo as it is popularly called, have installed water showers through sprinklers, erected shade nets and thatched sheds to keep the animals cool.

Gold Worth Rs 1.14 Crore Seized At Chennai Airport, 2 Arrested

Gold Worth Rs 1.14 Crore Seized At Chennai Airport, 2 Arrested

Press Trust of India | Sunday March 27, 2022, Chennai

Over two kilograms of gold worth Rs 1.14 crore was seized from passengers in two different incidents at the Chennai airport, Customs department officials said on Saturday.

Ugandan National Held At Chennai Airport For Possessing Heroin Worth Rs 7 Crore

Ugandan National Held At Chennai Airport For Possessing Heroin Worth Rs 7 Crore

Press Trust of India | Friday January 21, 2022, Chennai

Over one kilogram of heroin worth Rs 7 crore was seized and a citizen of Uganda was arrested in this connection, the Customs department authorities said on Friday.

Tamil Nadu To Showcase Tableaux Rejected by Centre In Chennai On Republic Day

Tamil Nadu To Showcase Tableaux Rejected by Centre In Chennai On Republic Day

Asian News International | Tuesday January 18, 2022, Chennai

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Tuesday said that the State Government has decided to showcase the tableaux rejected by the Centre for the Republic Day Parade in New Delhi, at a parade on the Marina beachfront in Chennai on January 26.