IBN Chennai

  • 2 held for taking photos of Dreamliner's interior October 3, 2012

    Two passengers who got out of New Delhi-bound Air India's Dreamliner plane after taking pictures of the aircraft's interior in Chennai were arrested on Wednesday, police said. ...
  • Building collapses in Chennai, one dead October 3, 2012

    A building has collapsed in the Triplicane area in Chennai. Two people are feared dead and reports say four others are believed to have been trapped under the debris. The incident occurred in the residential area early on Wednesday morning. ...
  • Chennai: Airhostess dies after being thrown off an adventure ride October 3, 2012

    A 20-year-old air-hostess was killed in a freak accident on Tuesday after she was thrown off an adventure ride inside an amusement park on the outskirts of Chennai. ...
  • Activists demand complete shutdown of Kudankulam September 25, 2012

    Protests broke out against the fuel loading at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in Chennai on Tuesday. Activists stepped up the demand for a complete shutdown of the nuclear plant and called for withdrawing police forces in the villages surrounding the Kudankulam plant. ...
  • Chennai: Visa seekers throng US Consulate September 25, 2012

    If you thought that the scene near the US Consulate in Chennai resembled that of a Vishnu temple in the month of Purattasi, you could scarcely be faulted for the misconception. ...
  • Chennai: Raising a 'paw' for dog adoption September 25, 2012

    At the Blue Cross Adoptathon on Sunday evening, a majority of those who came in wanted to take home an Indian dog. ...
  • Chennai: Anna Arch renovation work to begin on Wednesday September 25, 2012

    The renovation work on the Anna Arch at Arumbakkam would begin from September 26. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa at the Secretariat on Monday. ...
  • Suspended AAI officer attends Chennai meet September 25, 2012

    Though he was supposedly suspended by Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh for 'irregularities in awarding contracts', a top official of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is believed to have attended a pre-bid meeting at the airport on Friday. ...
  • Chennai: Cancer survivors' date with Rose Day September 24, 2012

    Patients and staff at the Paterson Cancer Centre were on cloud nine when they received a call from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, who spoke to them, congratulating the team and blessing the patients. ...
  • Chennai: Street children turn shutterbugs for a cause September 24, 2012

    Around 20 children, who live in streets, expressed their opinions through photographs clicked by them which were exhibited at the Art House in Alwarpet. ...
  • Chennai: 18 years on, woman meets kin September 24, 2012

    After spending 18 years at a home for mentally challenged women in Chennai, a schizophrenic woman from Gujarat was reunited with her brother. ...
  • Chennai: Grand farewell for 1,450 Vinayakas September 24, 2012

    All roads seemed to lead to the sea in Chennai on Sunday, with thousands of processions making their way to the designated areas for the immersion of Ganesha idols in the sea. ...
  • Anti-Rajapaksa protests choke Chennai September 22, 2012

    Protests opposing the visit of Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa to India threw traffic in the city out of gear for over three hours on Friday. ...
  • Chennai: Small traders have no idea what FDI means September 22, 2012

    Lakhs of small traders or retailers in Chennai are unaware of what Foreign Direct Investment actually means. ...
  • Chennai: MU library celebrations draw flak September 22, 2012

    The library of the University of Madras is now embroiled in yet another controversy with senior professors raising questions about the timing of the post-centenary celebrations slated for September 25. ...
  • Chennai: G Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu, is dead September 21, 2012

    G Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu group, passed away in Chennai on Friday, said a family member. He was 87. ...
  • Chennai: US visa services to resume on Monday September 21, 2012

    The United States Consulate General in the city, which had suspended its visa services since Friday following an attack by protesting members of an Islamic organisation, said that it will resume its services on Monday. ...
  • Chennai bandh: Labourers feel the pinch September 21, 2012

    Daily wage earners were robbed of their earning for the day as shops across Chennai downed shutters to observe the day-long protest against FDI in retail and diesel price hike. ...
  • Chennai: IT cos to feel the heat as tankers stay off roads September 21, 2012

    The IT and ITES sector in Chennai, which remained unaffected by the Bharat Bandh on Thursday, was likely to take a hit in the next few days due to the ongoing strike by private water tankers' association, said a highly placed source from the sector. ...
  • Chennai: Chief Imam appeals to protesters to end stir September 20, 2012

    The Imam pointed out that violent forms of protests and vandalising public property was antithesis to the teachings of Islam. ...
  • Chennai fish markets turn into 'silent zones' September 20, 2012

    In the absence of its trademark noise and crowd, the fish markets in the city wore a deserted look a couple of days after the Tamil month of Purattasi began on Monday. ...
  • Chennai: Green drive goes awry, debris lands on beach September 20, 2012

    Adyar Creek's gain is Foreshore Estate's loss in this green move that seems to have gone terribly wrong. ...
  • Chennai: 20,000 take to streets in anti-Islam film fury September 19, 2012

    Traffic in the heart of the city was paralysed for nearly four hours on Tuesday, as over 20,000 people belonging to 23 Muslim organisations gathered on the Anna Salai-Pudupet junction in a show of strength to protest against alleged anti-Islam film, Innocence of Muslims. ...
  • Rains up water level in Chennai reservoirs September 19, 2012

    Over the past couple of weeks, the intermittent showers in and around the city limits have contributed to a significant rise in the water levels in the reservoirs that supply drinking water to residents. ...
  • Chennai: S George appointed new top cop September 19, 2012

    Additional Director-General of Police S George was on Tuesday appointed as the new Commissioner of Police. ...
  • Tunnel boring at 2 Chennai Metro sites by September-end September 18, 2012

    Tunnel boring machines (TBMs) will begin burrowing beneath Washermenpet and May Day Park in the last week of September or October first week to build the underground infrastructure for metro rail. ...
  • Chennai market braces for bandh over fuel price hike, FDI September 18, 2012

    The Koyambedu Wholesale Market is a picture of activity, with trucks and other storage vehicles bustling in and out, transporting merchandise, and people loading or unloading them. ...
  • Chennai: Docs sew woman up with surgical swab inside September 18, 2012

    A 30-year-old woman landed up in the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital in Tondiarpet due to severe infection caused by a surgical napkin that found its way inside her during an earlier surgery. ...
  • Chennai: US consulate shuts visa section for 2 days September 18, 2012

    The US Consulate in Chennai has shut down its visa section for two days following protests against a film said to be 'anti-Islam'. There have been protests at the consulate for the past three days. ...
  • Chennai: Now, pay more for that dream house September 17, 2012

    Invest or hedge? Just when many thought they would buy a home some months ago, property prices went north as the input cost went up. ...