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India Witnesses Last Annual Solar Eclipse of the Decade

India on Sunday witnessed annular solar eclipse or 'surya grahan' 2020, the third eclipse even for this year after first two lunar eclipses took...

Voice Against the Inhuman Decision by the Delhi Chief Minister

By Salil Gewali The real critics are always upright and bold. They are the ones who are quick to forewarn the wrong acts by anyone...

Air Pollution Rises Again as India Reopens

Even though the pollution levels in six major cities plummeted during the initial phase of the lockdown, it is on the rise again as...

India Extends Lockdown Till May End

India on Sunday extended its nearly 2-month-old lockdown by two weeks after reporting nearly 5,000 new coronavirus cases, but said restrictions could be eased...

Special Nodal Officer Appointed in Chennai to Tackle COVID-19

The Tamil Nadu government on Friday announced the appointment of J. Radhakrishan, Principal Secretary/Commissioner, Revenue Administration, Disaster Management and Mitigation, Chennai as the Special...

Once Water-Starved, Chennai’s Cantonment Area Now Boast of 13 Brimful Water Bodies

Once water-starved, Chennai's Cantonment area and military station now boast of 13 brimful water bodies and recycling plants, and also generate their own electricity....

Chennai has the Highest Zomato Female Delivery Partners

Chennai has the highest number of female delivery partners while Leh is the highest (altitude-wise) active point for food delivery, according to online food...

Chennai Experiences Most Cyber Attacks Among Metro Cities

Almost one in three netizens in India encounter cyber attacks, with users from Chennai more vulnerable to these attacks among users in the metros,...

Chennai-Based Security Researcher Wins $30,000 after He Spotted Flaw in Instagram

Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty programme after he spotted a flaw in Facebook-owned photo-sharing...

Leonardo DiCaprio Raises Awareness about Chennai Water Crisis through Instagram

Oscar winning Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, known for his environmental activism, has raised awareness about the ongoing water crisis in Chennai. DiCaprio took to Instagram...

Paris Among Most Expensive Cities, Chennai Among Cheapest

Paris, Singapore and Hong Kong are most expensive cities in the world while Delhi, Chennai and Bengaluru are among the cheapest places to live, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit's 2019 Worldwide Cost of...

Nokia’s Factory in Chennai Starts Manufacturing of 5G Radio Equipment

Nokia manufacturing unit in Chennai has started manufacturing 5G radio equipment called base stations, the company announced on Thursday. One of the largest telecom equipment...

Waves of black as Modi visits Chennai

Black flags and balloons and activists in black shirts and trousers greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he paid a whirlwind visit to Chennai...

20 Facts About Tamil Nadu Tourism And Its Best Places

Tamil Nadu is also the second largest contributor to India's GDP Tamil Nadu inhibits many forms of classical arts, classical music, and classical...

Cho Ramaswamy: The Man Who Wore Many Hats

By Ruchika Verma Cho Ramaswamy was a multi-talented man who ventured into acting, directing, journalism and politics He was very close to late CM...

The major Challenge is to make the Youth of the Country Entrepreneurial and not Job Seekers : Venkaiah Naidu

At a time of tepid job growth and continuing income disparities, the major challenge is to make the youth of the country entrepreneurial and not...

Lost in Time : The Less Explored Pamban Island and the Rameswaram Island | Travelogue

Rameswaram, September 15, 2017 : Off the eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, some 500 km south of Chennai, lies Pamban Island. Seemingly a stone's throw...

Padma Shri Award Winner Ustad Rashid Khan to perform in Banyan Tree fest in Chennai

Chennai, March 02, 2017: Padma Shri award winner Ustad Rashid Khan will be performing in Banyan Tree fest to be held in Chennai. This...

Ancient Temple for Lord Vishnu in the Chola region in Chennai

Chennai, 18th February 2017: Three important temples are located in the ancient Ayanavaram region of Chennai. Two of these are for Siva while the...

“Choice of abstaining from work not available to lawyers,” remarks outgoing Chief Justice

Chennai, 17th Feb, 2017: Elevated to the Supreme Court, Sanjay Kishan Kaul: The outgoing Chief Justice of Madras High Court departed with some advice...

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