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Bus fare hike sets off a chain of protests across T.N.

People take to the streets in many cities; any comparison with other States unfair given the poor condition of the buses, say commuters

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It was unavoidable, says Minister

Transport Minister M.R. Vijayabhaskar on Saturday apologised to people for having hiked the bus fare but said the move was inevitable. He was speaking at a public meeting held in Karur on the occasio...

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Opposition slams decision

Major political parties in Tamil Nadu slammed the State government’s decision to substantially increase the prices of government bus tickets on Friday and demanded a roll-back of the hike.DMK working...

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Bus fare hike in Tamil Nadu draws flak from political parties

The Tamil Nadu government last night hiked the fares of buses under State-run transport corporations and private entities approximately by 20 to 54.54 per cent, after a six-year gap, saying it was inevitable.

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Court stays proceedings against Vairamuthu

Madras HC judge says a prima facie case for grant of stay has been made

Chennai

‘Tech can be key in treating congenital heart defects’

This could help reduce child mortality, say experts

Chennai

How the massive floods triggered a wave of action

The devastating Chennai floods in 2015 that brought to the fore the negligence of waterbodies highlighted the need to create a dialogue on water in urban spaces through the ‘Embrace Our Rivers’ initi...

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LIC not to seek Aadhaar for online access

Top official of insurance firm says it was inadvertently done

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The artful way to rejuvenate Cooum

Max Mueller Bhavan launches the DAMned Art project to raise public awareness on restoring river

Chennai

A space to generate Superstar ideas

IIT-M incubation cell launches ‘Thalaivaa Lounge’

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Readers’ circle formed at public library in Adyar

The centenary celebration of Tamil Haiku is its first major event

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An unfinished job

Though pipelines have been laid, much of Fourth Avenue Main Road in Anna Nagar continues to be dusty

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A colourful initiative

Architecture students of Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute are seeking to give Corporation schools a facelift and in the process impart social skills to its students

Chennai

Free left turn at Luz signal contributes to a spike in accidents

There has been a spike in the number of accidents at the intersection of Luz Church Road and Ramakrishna Math Road, which has forced motorists and pedestrians to request the Chennai Traffic Police (CT...

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Old initiative in R.A. Puram revived

The Greater Chennai Corporation has restored a biogas plant in the locality

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Residents of Sholinganallur and Perumbakkam seek changes in bus route

Residents of Sholinganallur and Perumbakkam have requested the Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) to change the route of the bus service 119, a cut service between Velachery and Sholinganallur.

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Run with your pets, save the Ridleys

In March, participants can watch baby turtles waddle into the sea

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HRD Ministry to review research parks

Prakash Javadekar says efforts of IIT-Madras will be replicated across the country

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Focus on new markets, V-P tells exporters

‘Demonetisation, GST will have positive impact’

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Over 100 turtles found dead in 20 days

Officials say meetings with fishermen have been held

Chennai

Draft delimitation proposal published

Claims and objections can be filed before 5.45 p.m. on January 29, says Corporation official

Chennai

AIADMK member goes to court over song

An AIADMK member filed a petition in the Madras High Court seeking the removal of a line from a song in actor Suriya’s recent release Thaana Serndha Kootam.The petition was filed by P. Sathish Kumar,...

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Course on shoulder injuries to begin today

Over 400 participants are likely to attend event with focus on teaching, training

Chennai

‘Youth keen on pitching in to save the environment’

Surge in interest in saving waterbodies observed but sustaining momentum is a challenge, says activist

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Solar plant launched at MCC farm

A 500 kWp solar power plant was launched in the Madras Christian College Farm on Thursday. Spread over 3 acres, multi crystalline photo voltaic solar panels with transformers, inverters and operative ...

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Postal department operations to go fully online in a few months

Core System Integrator Project to help improve efficiency of services

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Teacher held for boy’s death

He gave punishment to the student for coming late to school

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Protect fireworks industry, CM urges Modi

Livelihood of eight lakh families at stake, says Palaniswami

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Bar Council special panel refutes claims of bias

Says a committee can monitor the conduct of election

Chennai

Art lovers unite at ‘Kovai Art Street’

‘Kovai Art Street’ is a two-day event organised as part of Coimbatore Vizha on Race Course Scheme Road. Around 110 artists exhibited and sold their art. Basic art classes were also conducted. ...

Chennai

IIT summer fellowship for non-IIT students

The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras is now offering short fellowship programmes for non-IITians. The two-month summer fellowship, which begins on May 16, comes with a monthly stipend of ₹6,000 a...

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