Speeding car mows down police constable in Chennai

A police constable died and another constable was injured after they were run over by a speeding BMW car in Mogappair East in the early hours of Tuesday. A young man who was driving the car and two other young men who had travelled in it, have been detained for enquiries. Police said the incident … Read more Speeding car mows down police constable in Chennai

Watch | Punjabi man in Chennai preserves Thirukkural on palm leaves

A video featuring Jaswant Singh, who has written all 1,330 couplets from Thirukkural on palm leaves Meet Jaswant Singh, a 58-year-old civil engineer and a nature lover. Around 10 years ago, he was inspired by a couplet from Thirukkural. Ever since, he began reading more of the Thirukkural and other forms of Tamil literature. He wanted to … Read more Watch | Punjabi man in Chennai preserves Thirukkural on palm leaves

Corpn. searches for land for LIFE project

Zeroing in on a suitable piece of land for constructing apartment complexes for beneficiaries under the Livelihood Inclusion and Financial Empowerment (LIFE) housing project could be one of the major agendas for the newly elected leadership of the city Corporation in the welfare sector. For three years, the officials handling the project have been on … Read more Corpn. searches for land for LIFE project

Labour museum to come up in Alappuzha

Once a bustling maritime town on the west coast and now a global houseboat tourism hub, Alappuzha will have a Labour Movement Museum showcasing the fascinating history of the world labour movement and the struggles of workers in the State. The museum, the first of its kind in the country, is being set up under … Read more Labour museum to come up in Alappuzha

Leaders vow to revive past glory of TDP

They recall N.T. Rama Rao’s service to the State on his death anniversary The Telugu Desam Party(TDP) leaders of both Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts vowed to ensure that the past glory of the party is revived in North Andhra region, their stronghold since its inception. They said that the founder, N.T. Rama Rao, had a … Read more Leaders vow to revive past glory of TDP

Cancer Institute’s V. Shanta is no more

The senior oncologist and chairperson of the Adyar Cancer Institute died early on Tuesday morning. V. Shanta, doyen of cancer care in the country, senior oncologist and chairperson of the Adyar Cancer Institute died early on Tuesday morning. She was 93. Dr. Shanta was rushed to hospital after she complained of chest pain last night … Read more Cancer Institute’s V. Shanta is no more

Flowers, smiles greet students as schools reopen after 10 months

Sisodia visits schools to assess readiness, says parents’ trust will build over time Smiles were hidden behind masks as Class 10 and 12 students returned to school after nearly 10 months on Monday. Colourful posters, floral welcomes and seeing teachers in person brightened up a cold, grey winter morning for students at government schools across … Read more Flowers, smiles greet students as schools reopen after 10 months

Fewer health workers turn up for vaccination in Delhi

16.7% dip in numbers on Monday; 24 ‘minor’, 2 ‘major’ adverse events reported Delhi witnessed a dip of 16.7% in the number of healthcare workers turning up for the COVID-19 vaccination on Monday as compared to Saturday, the first day of the drive, when 4,319 beneficiaries were administered the vaccine shot. A total of 3,598 … Read more Fewer health workers turn up for vaccination in Delhi

Govt. trying to shift blame on L-G and Opposition: AINRC chief

Puducherry Opposition leader and chief of AINRC N. Rangasamy on Monday charged that Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy was trying to put the blame on the Lt. Governor and Opposition parties to hide his government’s “failures.” Speaking to reporters at the Assembly after boycotting the session along with AIADMK members, the former Chief Minister said the … Read more Govt. trying to shift blame on L-G and Opposition: AINRC chief

‘DMK ready to contest in all seats in U.T.’

In what could cause discomfort to the ruling Congress in Puducherry, its ally DMK on Monday indicated that it was likely to chart its own electoral course in the poll-bound Union Territory. DMK leader and Arakkonam MP S. Jagathrakshakan, deputed by the party to address its executive committee meeting in Puducherry, said the DMK was … Read more ‘DMK ready to contest in all seats in U.T.’