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Chennai engagements for January 18, 2019

RELIGIONVicharasagara: Satyavratananda, Kesari HSS., Pondy Bazaar Extn., T. Nagar, 6 p.m.Mahabharatham: B. Sundarkumar, Asthika Samajam, Venus Colony,

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IIT Madras alumnus donates ₹5 crore to renovate hostels

Krishna Chivukula, owner and chairman of Indo-US, MIM TEC Private Ltd., donated the funds, and said the institute was the root cause of his success

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Fluctuations in price of gold may stabilise in a few weeks

Normally, the price of gold goes up by 3% to 4% around the time of Pongal in Chennai, experts said

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Traffic hit on Anna Salai near Spencer Plaza on Friday morning

Commuters were held up at the junction as AMMK secretary T.T.V. Dhinakaran arrived to garland the statue of former Chief Minister M.G. Ramachandran

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Chennai Central Metro gets a parking facility, but no signs to inform commuters

There are not enough signs to lead passengers entering from Poonamallee High Road into the station to the parking lot

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‘Myeloma risk may be higher among Indians than whites’

Study to probe any predisposition needed, says oncologist

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Bull owner killed, over 50 injured in jallikattu events

Animal jumps leash, triggers incident

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‘Kidnapped’ woman councillor traced

A woman councillor, allegedly kidnapped from Tiruttani, was rescued by the police from Tirupati. Poongudi was fielded by the AIADMK and elected recent

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IIT-M offers paid internships

IIT-Madras has invited applications for its summer fellowship programme, from students other than the IITs.The two-month internship, designed to incre

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Students protest against Krishna Gate closure

A section of students from IIT-Madras held a rally inside the campus on Thursday evening, as part of the ongoing protests against the IIT management’s

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Madras High Court orders early transplantation of kidney on 62-year-old patient

Litigant tells court that he has been waiting for a cadaver for the last 4 years

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Writing and theatre are very powerful agents of social transformation: A. Revathi

A. Revathi, whose mono-act play 'Vella Mozhi' will be staged as part of the Thirunar Vizha Rainbow Festival segment of Chennai Kalai Theru Vizha on January 18, talks about how art can convey many things to people about a world alien to them

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Unsegregated waste sees a dip during Pongal

Conservancy workers in most parts of Chennai have reported an increase of around 10% in collection of biodegradable waste after segregation at househo

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SBI’s iconic white building on Anna Salai turns 100

The building was recently renovated to add modern facilities

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Unpolluted stretch of Cooum to get another check dam

Work on structure in Tiruvallur district to begin this month

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