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India’s first engineless train Train 18 makes debut on tracks in Chennai

India’s first engineless train Train 18 makes debut on tracks in Chennai

India’s first engineless train ‘Train 18’ made debut on the tracks in Chennai on Monday. This Train 18 is driven by a self-propulsion module sans a separate locomotive engine. Train 18 or T18 can run at a speed upto 160 kmph and is designed with quick acceleration. Train 18 will have 16 coaches without a […]

Chennai building collapse : 17 injured as 4-storeyed hospital building in Kandanchavadi collapses

Chennai building collapse : 17 injured as 4-storeyed hospital building in Kandanchavadi collapses

Chennai building collapse : A four-storeyed building in Chennai collapsed in Kandanchavadi near Taramani on Saturday leaving about 20 workers injured. The building was supposed to be a new hospital for a Coimbatore-based hospital network. According to news reports, the Chennai building collapse occurred after the shed of the future hospital collapsed. At least 17 […]

Chennai man killed when trying to take photo of lightning with smart phone

Chennai man killed when trying to take photo of lightning with smart phone

In a shocking incident, a Chennai man was killed while trying to take a picture of lightning on mobile when he was on his visit to a friend’s shrimp farm. The man identified as HM Ramesh aged 43 years was hit by lightning, while he was trying to take  a photo. The Tiruvallur district police […]

Kings of Dance Season 1 finalist Hari dies in bike accident in Chennai

Kings of Dance Season 1 finalist Hari dies in bike accident in Chennai

Kings of Dance Season 1 finalist Hari aged 21 years died in a fatal bike accident in Chennai on late Thursday night. Hari was on his bike from Mylapore to drop his friend Prasanna and they were obstructed on their path near Gopalapuram when three guys came on another bike while riding and collided. Due […]

Class 5 boy thrown off escalator in Express Avenue Mall, dies later

Class 5 boy thrown off escalator in Express Avenue Mall, dies later

A class 5 boy aged 10 years was thrown off escalator on April 10 in one of Chennai’s popular shopping mall known as Express Avenue Mall in Royapettah and he succumbed to injuries on Saturday night. The school boy was identified as Naveen Kanna from Driver’s Colony in Tondiarpet. On April 10, Naveen and his […]

Theni forest fire : 10 trekkers killed in forest fire in Kurangani hills on Sunday

Theni forest fire : 10 trekkers killed in forest fire in Kurangani hills on Sunday

Atleast 10 trekkers were killed in a raging forest fire in Kurangani hills reserve near Theni in Tamil Nadu on Sunday. 39 trekkers were trapped in the Theni forest fire. A Chennai-based trekking club also comprising of 25 women and 3 children had organized an expedition from Kurangani to Bodi in the Western Ghats when […]

Karti Chidambaram arrested by CBI in money laundering case in Chennai

Karti Chidambaram arrested by CBI in money laundering case in Chennai

Karti Chidambaram, son of senior Congress leader P Chidambaram was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at the Chennai airport on Wednesday in connection with the INX money laundering case. He was taken into custody as soon as he landed in Chennai from a London flight. Karti Chidambaram’s chartered accountant S Bhaskararaman was […]

Andhra techie dies after falling off bridge at Chennai Airport

Andhra techie dies after falling off bridge at Chennai Airport

In an unfortunate incident, a 32 year old Andhra techie working for an IT company in Bengaluru lost his life after falling off a bridge at Chennai airport at around 6:30 am on Monday morning while he was talking on phone. The deceased man was identified as Chaitanya Vuyuru and he fell from the departure […]

New Year Eve kills five, 200 injured in accidents in Chennai

New Year Eve kills five, 200 injured in accidents in Chennai

The New Year Eve killed fifteen people across Chennai and around 200 people were injured in accidents all over India. A luxury car met with an accident near Kasi theater on Jawaharlal Nehru road and the passengers in it survived luckily on New Year eve. The Chennai police claimed that measures were taken to control […]

Director Gautham Menon escapes with minor injuries in road accident

Director Gautham Menon escapes with minor injuries in road accident

Director Gautham Menon escaped with minor injuries after he met with an accident while he was travelling from Mahabalipuram to Chennai. Gautham Menon Accident News: Gautham Menon’s car rammed into the centre median when his car collided with a tipper lorry on the early hours of Thursday. Luckily he escaped with minor injuries in this […]

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