Post Tagged with: "Chennai"

49 homeless rescued in a night from Marina

49 homeless rescued in a night from Marina

CHENNAI: In a single night on Thursday, coordinators of urban rescued 49 homeless people from along Beach and moved them to night shelters. Starting December 2018, Chennai had begun a fortnightly rescue drive across areas which see a heavy population of pavement dwellers and hotspots for the urban homeless. ?We […]

TN tableau showing women without blouses draws ire

TN tableau showing women without blouses draws ire

CHENNAI: The tableau at the parade in New Delhi on Saturday, portraying sari-clad women without blouses, has copped flak with people venting out on social media. The state government?s tableau showcased Mahatma Gandhi?s radical switch to loincloth in 1921. It depicted peasants in loincloths with bullocks. Suba Veerapandian, general secretary […]

TN suspends staff, teachers; more action likely

TN suspends staff, teachers; more action likely

CHENNAI: The state government on Saturday suspended 450 teachers and government staff after many of them were remanded in judicial custody for holding demonstrations as part of their statewide strike. The crackdown will continue with disciplinary action under 17 (b) for unauthorized absence from Monday. The Madras HC had advised […]

Express trains to stop at Ambattur, plan falls short

Express trains to stop at Ambattur, plan falls short

CHENNAI: Two highly patronised passenger trains ? Chennai-Tirupati Saptagiri Express and Chennai-Jolarpet ? will now stop at station. Southern Railway, however, while implementing the Railway Board directive, didn?t take into consideration the fact that the does not have a platform which will match the length of the trains. Sources said […]

Diversions on Anna Salai to continue

Diversions on Anna Salai to continue

CHENNAI: It is more than eight months since the AG-DMS, and metro rail stations were opened, but motorists are still forced to take diversions between Nandanam and Gemini flyover along . At least eight roads are yet to be open for two-way traffic. The present diversions were enforced nearly eight […]