Toll plaza in Porur under the scanner

A decade after its opening, this facility on Chennai Bypass remains unsafe


Porur flyover plagued by unauthorised parking

Fencing the space below the facility will put an end to this problem


Delhi Chief Secretary ‘assault’: Bail plea of AAP MLAs dismissed

A Delhi court today dismissed the bail pleas of two AAP MLAs, Amanatullah Khan and Prakash Jarwal, arrested for allegedly assaulting Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash.Metropolitan Magis


Delhi CS assault case: AAP accuses Delhi police of ‘dadagiri’

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday accused the Delhi Police of acting like a bully by entering Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence “illegally” and being a mere “puppet” in the hands of th


Chief Secretary ‘assault’ case: Delhi govt officers delegation meets Jitendra Singh

The chief secretary of Delhi was allegedly assaulted by a few AAP MLAs on Monday night during an official meeting in the presence of chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia.


Police search Arvind Kejriwal’s residence: How about questioning Amit Shah in Judge Loya’s death case, asks Delhi CM

Delhi Police launched a search operation at Kejriwal’s residence in Civil Lines area today. The search was conducted after police failed to recover CCTV footage of the CM’s residence from PWD officials. 


Chief Secretary assault: Delhi Police at Kejriwal’s house to collect CCTV footage

According to officials in the Chief Minister's Office, about 60 police personnel were inside the Civil Lines residence of Mr. Kejriwal


Ludhiana Municipal Corporation poll campaign ends, ‘Bains’ factor faces litmus test in triangular contest

In the first list of 20 cities to be developed as Smart Cities, lack of greenery and increasing pollution levels remain top most concern for Ludhiana residents.


PMC struggles to find open space for weekly vegetable market

The PMC has given permission to 10 weekly vegetable markets in the city while a total of 40 are functional in the city.


This book is related to our day-to-day life; it is related to our safety: Badnore

The event, organised by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Chandigarh Sahitya Akademi, was held at the Museum of Art and Gallery, Sector 10, on Thursday.


Cheque dishonour case: Senior High Court officer sentenced to one year in jail

Murari Lal Bhatt, Senior Assistant Secretary, Criminal Branch of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, was sentenced to one-year imprisonment under Section 138 of the Negotiable Instruments Act.


Dalit girl found dead close to home in Unnao

Confirming that the body was burnt beyond recognition, the SO said she was identified by her mother upon recognising the bicycle.


PM Modi clear on how India can be free of communalism: NITI Aayog vice-chairman

Kumar said competitive federalism, government accountability and a bridge between public and private sectors could ensure that India emerged as a model for the rest of the world.


National Highway 21: Slow land acquisition could lead to delay in completion of Kharar flayover

A district administration team also met the owners of the properties and told them to vacate them so that the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) could remove the structures and build the flyover.


Kidnapping of businessman: 35-year-old held hostage in his Merc for one-and-a-half hours

Harpreet was kidnapped in his Mercedes from outside the BodyZone gym at Sector 9 and he was made to drive first to Sector 8, then to Sukhna Lake, and from there to Sohana on Landra road in Mohali before turning around towards Chandigarh.


Shelter home girls, including Rohingya kids, to walk ramp in fashion show in Kolkata

The clothes and accessories to be worn by the girls aged between 10 and 16 years have been designed by their fellow inmates, who are currently being trained by Bibi Russell, a Bangladesh-based international designer.


To combat terror, insurgency and piracy, India and Seychelles to hold training exercise

The unit of Indian Army from the Southern Command, which has its headquarters in Pune, will jointly practice for counter-insurgency and counter-terror operations in a semi-urban environment under the United Nations charter.


As DCCBs try to dispose of old notes, RBI asks them to write them off as losses

Already saddled with crores in withdrawn notes, rural banks across state set to face increasing losses this year


Call records data leak: One more arrest in Thane

A CDR is a confidential record which was being leaked out by these detectives at a cost to others. Police have booked them all under the IT act and relevant acts of extortion.


Hyderabad: Fire at chemical factory in Jeedimetla industrial area, four trapped

Hyderabad fire: At least nine fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Four people were rescued and four more are currently trapped inside the factory, fire rescue personnel said.


Poor response to seeding Aadhaar with BSNL mobile numbers

The mandatory seeding of Aadhaar numbers with mobile numbers is receiving poor response from BSNL subscribers in Coimbatore SSA of BSNL comprising Coimbatore and Tirupur districts.BSNL had


Rainwater harvesting structures raise groundwater table

The city-based NGO, Siruthuli’s efforts in construction of rainwater harvesting (RWH) structures in public places across the city has helped in improving the groundwater table, says a release.


Awareness programme held

Students of the department of Master in Social Work of the Bharathiar University conducted an awareness programme on ‘Importance of education’ to the students of the Corporation Middle School at T


International Puppet Festival to kick off on February 25

Evening workshops will also be held for children in the age groups of 6 to 12 years by a local puppet group. The workshops and entry to the festival are free of cost. The evening show is open to the general public.


Passengers can have a view of Kasauli hills this time

The seven-seater chopper - Airbus H130 - would take off from the Sector 17 parade ground and cross the Sukhna Lake, towards Kasauli hills, then turn back to lake, Rock Garden and Sector 17 parade ground.


Silk Board to explore full potential of mulberry silk

The Central Silk Board (CSB) is in the process of introducing new technologies to produce Iktat saris using pure silk spun yarn and also novel varieties of luxury wears by exploring less tapped po


Techie discharged from hospital

Lavanya Jangath, the techie who suffered serious injuries in a robbery incident recently, was discharged from a private hospital in Perumbakkam on Thursday.According to her sister Narisha, t


Six students held for violence

Six students of Pachaiyappa's College, who attacked some members of the public at M.K.B. Nagar near Vyasarpadi on Wednesday, were arrested by the police.The public were attacked when they tr


Vedi to move HC against health policy

Policy makes it mandatory for children to have a vaccination certificate for school admissions


Doctors should serve in rural areas: V-P

‘States should make their languages the medium of instruction till higher education’


Stroll through the greenery along Cooum

Proposed walkway along the river boasts of 12 components, including a butterfly park, wooden shelters, canopy, and solar lighting


Skit contest on Swachh Bharat held

Teams from St. Joseph’s Public School, Thottuva, and Bhavan’s Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara, emerged winners in the upper primary and high school sections respectively in the Young Indians (Yi) Swachh B


PNB scam has put Rafale deal row on backburner: Uddhav Thackeray

“During demonetisation, people were asked several questions while withdrawing their money. So, how is it that loans worth thousands of crores were given? Scams are coming out one after the other. Due to the PNB scam, the Rafale deal scam has been pu


Social media can be used to defeat BJP in Maharashtra Assembly polls, says Hardik

Patel, who heads the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), addressed 250 volunteers for an hour in Bandra on Thursday evening on an invitation from Mumbai Congress president Sanjay Nirupam.


Kripashankar case: Mumbai court rejects prosecution’s argument

Singh had submitted that despite knowing that sanction to prosecute him was rejected twice by the government in 2014, the prosecution had not brought it to the notice of the court.

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