Chennai

Samsung Sets Up First Digital Zone in Chennai

Samsung India has announced the setting up of its first 'Samsung Digital Zone' in Chennai. The Samsung Digital Zone – an exclusive, interactive display of the company’s digital imaging products is set up at Ground Floor, City Center Plaza, Bata Mo...

Muthoot Group launches FM station Chennai Live

MUMBAI: The Muthoot Group, one of South India's largest business Conglomerates with interests in Finance, Healthcare, Education, Hospitality and Real Estate, launched its FM radio station, Chennai Live 104.8 FM in Chennai.


12 roads in north Chennai to get concrete topping

CHENNAI: Chennai Coporation has decided to relay 12 stretches of roads in north Chennai with concrete to prevent constant wear-and-tear caused by the busy traffic of heavy vehicles.

Work to start on Chennai airport's second domestic terminal soon

Chennai: Chennai's Anna International Airport will see construction on a new, second domestic terminal start sometime over the coming two months. The project has a time schedule of 28 months.


'Worldclass' footwear studio to be set up near Chennai

Chennai (PTI): The Mauritius based Pavers Foresight Smart Ventures (PFSV) would be setting up a "world class" footwear design development studio in Ambur, near Chennai, a top official of the company said.

Pricey durian selling like hot cakes in Chennai

Chennai, June 28 (ANI): The demand for spiny durian fruit shoots up in Chennai, as the fruit is believed to possess medicinal qualities for increasing woman's estrogen hormone enabling her to conceive. It is also said to be rich in carbohydrates, ...


Radio City Chennai hosts road safety Campaign with city police

Radio stations have set a trend of involving their audiences with various events aimed at building social responsibility. Radio City recently hosted a Road Safety Awareness Campaign in Chennai in association with the Chennai Traffic Police.

Chennai churches get hipper as youth take centrestage

Kamini Mathai The Times of India 19.06.2008
Chennai churches get hipper as youth take centrestage

CHENNAI: Football leagues. Cafes. Rock concerts. Camps. Leadership teams instead of priests. If you thought church in Chennai was restricted to a Sunday morning sermon, you couldn’t be further from the truth. With newer, younger, “forward thinking...


Pre-paid autos at airport, bus termini soon in Chennai

CHENNAI: The pre-paid system of operating autorickshaws, in vogue at Koyambedu and Chennai Central Railway Station, will shortly be introduced at the Chennai airport and T. Nagar, Adyar and Thiruvanmiyur bus termini, Transport Minister K.N. Nehru ...

Chennai transgender community efforts to create awareness on HIV/AIDS

Chennai, June 17 (ANI): Transgender community here has come to the forefront in spreading awareness on HIV/AIDS through the medium of folk dance. The Tamil Nadu AIDS Initiative (TAI), a non-governmental organisation has taken the initiative to for...


Chennai- Novel Snacks come your way

K Rashmi Chennai Online 18.06.2008
Chennai- Novel Snacks come your way

There is something about street food that sets one salivating. An entirely new world springs to life the moment the petty shops down their shutters. The day has just begun for the vendors and the show must go on. And innovative, new and unusual sn...

Chennai to have 3,600 more hotel rooms

Rajesh Chandramouli The Times of India 17.06.2008
Chennai to have 3,600 more hotel rooms

CHENNAI: After the non-availability of quality hotel space drove business travellers to serviced apartments, the hospitality industry is hitting the right notes by adding an estimated 3,600 rooms, which will come on stream from now up to 2010.


Hawkers on Chennai's Station Road removed

CHENNAI: Hawkers who had encroached public space on the Railway Border Road and Station Road leading to the Mambalam railway station were evicted on Sunday.

Punjabi Food Festival at Deccan Plaza, Chennai

Deccan Plaza, Chennai will celebrate its Punjabi food festival from 14 - 29 June, 2008 at Olives – multi cuisine restaurant with a buffet spread. The hotel’s Executive Chef and his team will prepare authentic recipes and ethnic Punjabi cooking met...


Chennai: Two airports can make flying risky

V Ayyappan The Times of India 14.06.2008
Chennai: Two airports can make flying risky

CHENNAI: The proposed greenfield airport at Sriperumbudur may not complement but be an impediment to the functioning of the existing Chennai airport. The new airport, planned on 4,823 acres of land at Sunguvarchathiram in Sriperumbudur and Tiruval...

Chennai heritage building to be torn down for assembly

Chennai, June 13 (IANS) A 100-year-old heritage building here will be demolished to make space for Tamil Nadu’s new assembly building that is to come up by 2010. Tamil Nadu’s budget will be presented in the new assembly house. The new building, to...


PETA activists stage demo outside KFC outlet in Chennai

Chennai, June 12 : Activists of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) on Thursday wore skeleton costumes and staged demonstration outside American fast food outlet Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) restaurant in Chennai against the alleged...

Chennai slums to get coloured waste bins

The Times of India 10.06.2008
Chennai slums to get coloured waste bins

CHENNAI: Soon city slums will become trendsetters in source segregation. The Chennai Corporation plans to distribute red and green bins to four lakh families in slums to segregate biodegradable and non-biodegradable waste, mayor M Subramanian said.


Chain-snatching on the rise in Chennai

The Times of India 10.06.2008
Chain-snatching on the rise in Chennai

CHENNAI: One chain is being snatched in Chennai almost every day, according to crime statistics given out by the police. And if you count the number of incidents that go unreported, the number could be even higher.

Chennai Super Kings: Cementing a win

Divya Rajagopal and Raksha Hegde MoneyControl 07.06.2008
Chennai Super Kings: Cementing a win

The Chennai Super Kings may have missed out on the IPL trophy by a run, but the team owner India Cements says they have managed to rake in money faster than expected. The company may even launch Super Kings Cement soon.