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Same sex couple ‘thrown out’ of Chennai hotel for causing ‘discomfort’

Chennai (3 MIN READ): Two women in their early twenties have alleged they were thrown out of a Chennai hotel on July 28 on the grounds of their behaviour that the hotel claimed had offended the sensibilities of other guests. The girls involved were Rasika Gopalakrishnan and Shivangi Singh. “My friend and I decided to go […]

Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio (File Photo/IANS)

DiCaprio steers attention to Chennai water crisis

Los Angeles:  Oscar winning Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, known for his environmental activism, has raised awareness about the ongoing water crisis in Chennai. DiCaprio took to Instagram to share a photograph of a dry well. He wrote: “‘Only rain can save Chennai from this situation.’ A well, completely empty, and a city without water. The […]

Retired Justice of the Madras and Calcutta High Court C.S. Karnan (File Photo/Facebook)

Retired Justice Karnan to fight from Chennai Central

Chennai: Retired Justice of the Madras and Calcutta High Court C.S. Karnan, 63, on Monday filed his nomination papers to contest from Chennai Central Lok Sabha constituency. He filed his papers as a candidate of Anti Corruption Dynamic Party (ACDP) floated by him last year. Karnan was the first sitting judge to be convicted for […]

All-women crew runs express train from Bengaluru to Chennai

Bengaluru: Marking the International Women’s Day, an all-women crew from the Indian Railways on Friday ran the Sanghamitra Express train between Bengaluru and Chennai. “A total of 21 all-women crew, including two loco pilots (drivers), eight travelling ticket examiners and a female guard, operated the express train from Bengaluru to Chennai,” a South Western Railway […]