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    Wanted: A better traffic plan


    This intersection at S.D.N.B. Vaishnav College is badly in need of a pedestrian...

    This intersection at S.D.N.B. Vaishnav College is badly in need of a pedestrian signal

    How are the small buses faring?


    Residents of a section of the southern suburbs depend on these MTC vehicles considerably and want their frequency increased, routes...

    Residents of a section of the southern suburbs depend on these MTC vehicles considerably and want their frequency increased, routes revised

    Tiruchi Today - May 26, 2019


    RELIGIONSri Vishnu Sahasranama Parayana Sabha: Sri Vishnu Sahasranama parayanam, Sri Ranganatha Aryavysya Sri Srinivasa Suprabatha Goshti...

    RELIGIONSri Vishnu Sahasranama Parayana Sabha: Sri Vishnu Sahasranama parayanam, Sri Ranganatha Aryavysya Sri Srinivasa Suprabatha Goshti Ramanujakoot

    World Cup: Pakistan board allows families to stay with players after India match


    PCB had allowed the families to stay with the players during the recent five-match ODI series against England but turned down a similar request for the World Cup by skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed last...

    PCB had allowed the families to stay with the players during the recent five-match ODI series against England but turned down a similar request for the World Cup by skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed last month

    Engagements - May 26, 2019


    THANJAVURUllaga Thirukural Peravai: Pulavar M. Palanimanickanar Memorial Purananuru class by R. Kaliyaperumal, Veeraraghava Higher Secondary School,...

    THANJAVURUllaga Thirukural Peravai: Pulavar M. Palanimanickanar Memorial Purananuru class by R. Kaliyaperumal, Veeraraghava Higher Secondary School, 5

    Zakir Musa killing: Curfew continues in parts of Kashmir for second day


    Zakir Musa, the so-called head of the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, was killed in the encounter at Dadsara village of Tral in the south Kashmir’s Pulwama district early on May...

    Zakir Musa, the so-called head of the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, was killed in the encounter at Dadsara village of Tral in the south Kashmir’s Pulwama district early on May 24

    A resident and his love for a neighbourhood lake


    T. Suresh Kumar draws attention to the issue of garbage being dumped in the Peerkankaranai...

    T. Suresh Kumar draws attention to the issue of garbage being dumped in the Peerkankaranai Eri

    President Trump, PM Modi to meet at G-20 Summit in June


    Both U.S. President Donald Trump and PM Narendra Modi look to further strengthen the U.S.-India strategic partnership and build on the achievements of the last two...

    Both U.S. President Donald Trump and PM Narendra Modi look to further strengthen the U.S.-India strategic partnership and build on the achievements of the last two years.

    Visitors greeted by two issues


    Residents of Foxen Street want Tangedco to relocate a transformer and Greater Chennai Corporation to remove a few garbage bins that are now placed around the...

    Residents of Foxen Street want Tangedco to relocate a transformer and Greater Chennai Corporation to remove a few garbage bins that are now placed around the facility

    ‘We can’t live on a borrowed terminus’


    Residents of Thiruninravur seek one for the locality, which has a lone bus service in 54A; they now depend on the terminus in...

    Residents of Thiruninravur seek one for the locality, which has a lone bus service in 54A; they now depend on the terminus in Avadi

    The danger of sand deposits


    Skids involving motorcyclists are becoming common on Red Hills–Puzhal...

    Skids involving motorcyclists are becoming common on Red Hills–Puzhal Road

    Luxury meditation: A cave with a view


    My grandfather’s only ambition in life was to go and hang his muffler in a cave in...

    My grandfather’s only ambition in life was to go and hang his muffler in a cave in Kedarnath

    People of Jammu, Ladakh want removal of Articles 370, 35A: BJP


    While Article 370 grants special status to J&K, Article 35A empowers the State assembly to define “permanent residents” for bestowing special rights and privileges on...

    While Article 370 grants special status to J&K, Article 35A empowers the State assembly to define “permanent residents” for bestowing special rights and privileges on them.

    New hockey ground for Anna Salai school


    Agaram Foundation has come forward to improve sporting facilities at...

    Agaram Foundation has come forward to improve sporting facilities at Madrasa-E-Azam

    EFI comes up with new solution for Ambattur pond


    The waterbody receives the benefits of a customised CCRP model, which promises greater recharge...

    The waterbody receives the benefits of a customised CCRP model, which promises greater recharge efficiency

    SKM leaders meet Sikkim Governor, stake claim to form government


    To a query on who will become the Chief Minister, Sikkim Krantikari Morcha chief P.S. Golay said a decision about it will be made...

    To a query on who will become the Chief Minister, Sikkim Krantikari Morcha chief P.S. Golay said a decision about it will be made soon.

    Future combats will be more challenging: General Rawat


    Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawat has said that future combats will become more challenging as newer technological advancements are...

    Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawat has said that future combats will become more challenging as newer technological advancements are h

    Light only at the end of the tunnel


    The sidewalk at Thillai Ganga Nagar subway remains largely unknown, and most of those who know it, avoid it like the...

    The sidewalk at Thillai Ganga Nagar subway remains largely unknown, and most of those who know it, avoid it like the plague

    Subway on Kamarajar Salai getting a facelift


    A huge relief for walkers Pedestrians frequenting the subway at the intersection of Kamarajar Salai and Bharathi Salai, Triplicane, can now heave a...

    A huge relief for walkers Pedestrians frequenting the subway at the intersection of Kamarajar Salai and Bharathi Salai, Triplicane, can now heave a si

    The story of the 'Imam Pasand' mangoes of Srirangam


    This buttery mango is not as famous as its cousins, but it is a connoisseur’s best-kept...

    This buttery mango is not as famous as its cousins, but it is a connoisseur’s best-kept secret

    The Indian Election story: Greatest show on earth


    At the end of a long hot electoral summer, this much we know, Indian elections are no...

    At the end of a long hot electoral summer, this much we know, Indian elections are no festival

    Is there a way beyond pedestrian subways and foot overbridges?


    These two facilities have their advantages and disadvantages, and the Chennai experience shows that both are greatly underutilised. Well-planned at-grade crossings are probably what will work the best for road-users on...

    These two facilities have their advantages and disadvantages, and the Chennai experience shows that both are greatly underutilised. Well-planned at-grade crossings are probably what will work the best for road-users on foot

    Coffee Day posts a net profit of 21%


    During the fourth quarter, the company posted revenues of ₹1,322 crore against ₹1,130 crore, a year-on-year growth of...

    During the fourth quarter, the company posted revenues of ₹1,322 crore against ₹1,130 crore, a year-on-year growth of 17%.

    Indian police officer honoured posthumously for contribution to UN peacekeeping


    Jitendra Kumar won the prestigious Dag Hammarskjold medal for sacrificing his life during the peacekeeping mission in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the...

    Jitendra Kumar won the prestigious Dag Hammarskjold medal for sacrificing his life during the peacekeeping mission in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo.

    Congress Working Committee (CWC) Resolution — May 25, 2019


    The CWC unanimously called upon the Congress president, Shri Rahul Gandhi to lead the party in its ideological...

    The CWC unanimously called upon the Congress president, Shri Rahul Gandhi to lead the party in its ideological battle.

    Horrified to see cow vigilantes thrashing innocent men in Madhya Pradesh: Mehbooba Mufti


    Suspected cow vigilantes allegedly thrashed two persons in Madhya Pradesh’s Seoni with sticks, accusing them of carrying beef, following which five accused have been...

    Suspected cow vigilantes allegedly thrashed two persons in Madhya Pradesh’s Seoni with sticks, accusing them of carrying beef, following which five accused have been arrested.

    ISRO launches radar imaging observation satellite RISAT-2B


    In a predawn launch on Wednesday, a PSLV rocket of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) placed RISAT-2B, an X-band microwave Earth...

    In a predawn launch on Wednesday, a PSLV rocket of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) placed RISAT-2B, an X-band microwave Earth observatio

    A reflection of voters’ anguish over developments in Tamil Nadu


    Voters have vented displeasure and sought the chance to set the State in order since AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa’s death in December...

    Voters have vented displeasure and sought the chance to set the State in order since AIADMK leader Jayalalithaa’s death in December 2016

    On the sets of Jiiva-starrer ‘Seeru’


    We visit a shady, abandoned factory in Ambattur in Chennai, where director Rathina Siva and team were filming the climax fight sequence of ‘Seeru’ with actors Jiiva and...

    We visit a shady, abandoned factory in Ambattur in Chennai, where director Rathina Siva and team were filming the climax fight sequence of ‘Seeru’ with actors Jiiva and Navdeep

    ‘Seeru’ Jiiva does a dishyum on Navdeep


    Actors Jiiva and Navdeep were filming the climax fight sequence for their upcoming film ‘Seeru’ directed by Rathina...

    Actors Jiiva and Navdeep were filming the climax fight sequence for their upcoming film ‘Seeru’ directed by Rathina Siva

    Cyril Ramaphosa takes oath as South Africa’s President


    Ramaphosa is seen by many as having the potential to clean up both the government and the ruling party’s...

    Ramaphosa is seen by many as having the potential to clean up both the government and the ruling party’s reputation.

    Contest to replace Theresa May as British Prime Minister hots up


    British health minister Matt Hancock became the latest figure to join the contest to replace Ms. May, following former foreign minister Boris Johnson, current foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, International Development Secretary Rory Stewart and former work...

    British health minister Matt Hancock became the latest figure to join the contest to replace Ms. May, following former foreign minister Boris Johnson, current foreign minister Jeremy Hunt, International Development Secretary Rory Stewart and former work and pensions minister Esther McVey

    Live: ICC World Cup 2019 warm-up match | Ind vs NZ


    With India yet to clear the haze over the No. 4 position, the match will be more than the ritual of allowing one top-order batsman after another a hit in the...

    With India yet to clear the haze over the No. 4 position, the match will be more than the ritual of allowing one top-order batsman after another a hit in the middle.

    Sirisena to attend Modi’s swearing-in ceremony


    All top Sri Lankan leaders in the government and Opposition wish him, expressing their desire to work with him to take bilateral ties...

    All top Sri Lankan leaders in the government and Opposition wish him, expressing their desire to work with him to take bilateral ties forward.

    Karnataka CET results announced


    Nearly 1.4 lakh candidates eligible for counselling for Engineering...

    Nearly 1.4 lakh candidates eligible for counselling for Engineering courses

    An illustrated guide to the mangoes of Delhi


    Mangoes have some of the reflected glory of the hot yellow sun, and are best dunked in chilled water, and eaten with all the...

    Mangoes have some of the reflected glory of the hot yellow sun, and are best dunked in chilled water, and eaten with all the senses

    Police say 10 wounded following shooting at New Jersey bar


    Trenton police spokesman Capt. Stephen Varn said five men and five women were transported to local hospitals. He said one victim was critically wounded and taken into emergency...

    Trenton police spokesman Capt. Stephen Varn said five men and five women were transported to local hospitals. He said one victim was critically wounded and taken into emergency surgery.

    Narendra Modi to seek mother’s blessings on Sunday


    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Gujarat on Sunday evening to seek the blessings of his mother after his BJP-led NDA returned to power with...

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in Gujarat on Sunday evening to seek the blessings of his mother after his BJP-led NDA returned to power with a

    Iran can sink U.S. warships with “secret weapons”, military official says


    Western experts say Iran often exaggerates its weapons capabilities, although there are concerns about its missile programme and particularly its long-range ballistic...

    Western experts say Iran often exaggerates its weapons capabilities, although there are concerns about its missile programme and particularly its long-range ballistic missiles.

    Bollywood celebrities express grief over Surat fire tragedy


    Amitabh Bachchan says he is feeling “grief beyond expression” and Javed Akhtar calls the incident a “huge...

    Amitabh Bachchan says he is feeling “grief beyond expression” and Javed Akhtar calls the incident a “huge tragedy”.

    Sprinter Hima Das secures first division in Assam class XII exam


    The ‘Dhing Express’ shuttled between the exam centre and her hostel so that she could train during her time off from...

    The ‘Dhing Express’ shuttled between the exam centre and her hostel so that she could train during her time off from studies.

    Sri Lanka freezes bank accounts of 41 terror suspects


    Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said that the suspects are under the custody of the Terrorist Investigations Department (TID) and the Criminal Investigations Department...

    Police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekara said that the suspects are under the custody of the Terrorist Investigations Department (TID) and the Criminal Investigations Department (CID).

    Jagan Mohan Reddy elected YSRCLP leader


    At a meeting of YSRCLP, a one line resolution was adopted electing Mr. Reddy as...

    At a meeting of YSRCLP, a one line resolution was adopted electing Mr. Reddy as leader.

    Trump dodges Congress in arms sale to Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan


    The deal would “deter Iranian aggression and build partner self-defense capacity” of US allies, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a...

    The deal would “deter Iranian aggression and build partner self-defense capacity” of US allies, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement.

    Three children abducted, murdered in Bulandshahr


    The deceased were between 8 and 10 years old. They were abducted from a marriage home in Bulandshahr's Faisalabad area on Friday...

    The deceased were between 8 and 10 years old. They were abducted from a marriage home in Bulandshahr's Faisalabad area on Friday night

    Don’t compromise on your passion


    Those intense days in college helped Amanda Sodhi shape her career. She owes her creative journey to her training and...

    Those intense days in college helped Amanda Sodhi shape her career. She owes her creative journey to her training and internships.

    Digital storytelling


    DocYOUmentary helps companies connect with target audiences in an appropriate, consistent and engaging...

    DocYOUmentary helps companies connect with target audiences in an appropriate, consistent and engaging way

    ON THE SHELF


    Blogging Masterclass Package 2018Author: Mahiroop PMPublisher: AmazonPrice: ₹ 578The book is a comprehensive guide on the art and science of...

    Blogging Masterclass Package 2018Author: Mahiroop PMPublisher: AmazonPrice: ₹ 578The book is a comprehensive guide on the art and science of blogging.

    Manage your time


    Do you feel uncertain of a career option? Do you lack the freedom to choose a subject that you really want to pursue? Do you always feel low on self-confidence? Are you constantly doubting yourself? A Q&A column to assuage your...

    Do you feel uncertain of a career option? Do you lack the freedom to choose a subject that you really want to pursue? Do you always feel low on self-confidence? Are you constantly doubting yourself? A Q&A column to assuage your doubts.

    Moving on to the finals


    How is the word ‘fracas’ pronounced? (K. Indumathi, Chennai)The pronunciation of the word seems to depend on which side of the Atlantic you are from...

    How is the word ‘fracas’ pronounced? (K. Indumathi, Chennai)The pronunciation of the word seems to depend on which side of the Atlantic you are from —

    Get Vokal


    With barely any vernacular content on the Internet, this app caters to the needs of the non-English speaking...

    With barely any vernacular content on the Internet, this app caters to the needs of the non-English speaking community

    The greatest wonder


    While the depth of education and research has increased over the years, so has our fixation with the virtual world. Are we then compromising on our...

    While the depth of education and research has increased over the years, so has our fixation with the virtual world. Are we then compromising on our reality?

    Go with the crowd


    The time has come to look beyond loans, for funding one’s...

    The time has come to look beyond loans, for funding one’s education

    CUT OFF?


    Setting higher cut-offs for girls in the name of gender parity by some Bengaluru colleges, has stirred up a hornet’s nest. Why are girls being penalised for performing better than the...

    Setting higher cut-offs for girls in the name of gender parity by some Bengaluru colleges, has stirred up a hornet’s nest. Why are girls being penalised for performing better than the boys?

    THE GREAT INDIA RIDE


    A dentist and adventurist Raj Krishnan combines his professional commitments with his passion for life on the edge in the Great India...

    A dentist and adventurist Raj Krishnan combines his professional commitments with his passion for life on the edge in the Great India Ride

    House Proud


    Keral’s growing home decor...

    Keral’s growing home decor market

    I also want holiday, says Mrs. Mathrubootham


    It seems there is now one cave in Himalayas for one person stay. Only ₹990. I have told my son to make immediate...

    It seems there is now one cave in Himalayas for one person stay. Only ₹990. I have told my son to make immediate enquiries

    The Sunday Crossword No. 3049


    Across1 In valley, Ezekiel and others pray, continue (2,4) 4 Sticky end delivered (8)9 Gasp! A cunning plan! (6)10 Where, surprisingly, I find song...

    Across1 In valley, Ezekiel and others pray, continue (2,4) 4 Sticky end delivered (8)9 Gasp! A cunning plan! (6)10 Where, surprisingly, I find song wi

    Real men


    North-South vulnerable, East...

    North-South vulnerable, East deals

    The past is another country


    Life is no more that vast, wide-open prairie we felt it was in our 20s; now it’s more like a house whose rooms we know...

    Life is no more that vast, wide-open prairie we felt it was in our 20s; now it’s more like a house whose rooms we know well

    Cowfefe in Latvia


    A town that’s been overrun by fibreglass...

    A town that’s been overrun by fibreglass cows

    The postmodern poesy


    Poets and the liberties they take with...

    Poets and the liberties they take with language

    Broken nature — reassembling the urban


    Connecting humans to themselves and the environment is the 21st century’s biggest...

    Connecting humans to themselves and the environment is the 21st century’s biggest challenge

    A forest in his heart: The art of Venkat Raman Singh Shyam


    Gond artist Venkat Raman Singh Shyam foregrounds the value of indigenous art even as he mourns the passing of a world where man and nature were...

    Gond artist Venkat Raman Singh Shyam foregrounds the value of indigenous art even as he mourns the passing of a world where man and nature were one