Corporation looks to wrap up first phase of cold milling of roads

Under the first phase of cold milling, where the top layer is scrapped off, and proper slope created to drain rainwater, the Chennai Corporation has completed work on 36 km of 44 km of roads. Sources in the civic body explained that bituminous macadam has been laid on 36 km of roads and by the […]

Day temperature has been gradually falling since Wednesday

As rains batter Mumbai and parts of Andhra Pradesh, the advancing Southwest monsoon is expected to keep Chennai cool and bring thundershowers to the city over the weekend. Friday continued to be pleasant with the day temperature remaining at 33 degree Celsius in Nungambakkam, nearly four degrees below the normal temperature. At Meenambakkam, the weather […]

Work on Outer Ring Road in full swing

More than half the work under Phase II of Chennai Outer Ring Road (ORR) from Nemilichery to Minjur, at a cost of Rs. 1,400 crore, has been completed. The work on this phase, which is part of a 62-km semi-circular corridor connecting Vandalur in Kancheepuram district with Minjur in Tiruvallur district, began last year. Officials […]

Helmet sales skyrocket, thanks to High Court

Residents seek clarity on quality of the head gear from police. S. Grace, a middle-aged woman, glances at the helmets stacked on the rack in a shop on Anna Salai. Though she has been riding a two-wheeler for the past five years, this is the first time she will be wearing the head gear — […]