October 2017

India to get Japanese cruiser after a decade

Chennai: Come 7 November and we are going to see Japanese cruiser, Intruder, hit our roads for the first time after a decade. Made entirely in India, Suzuki Motorcycles is going to launch their new affordable motorcycle in the country. Cruisers are a segment of motorcycles that offers large and relaxed engines with comfortable ergonomics to cover long distances. They are very popular in United States, where people in various

Hackers clone sim to loot your wallet

In this era, it is not possible to assure 100 percent safety during online bank transactions. People have shifted from P-P transaction to online transactions. This change has boosted the economic and IT industry. But the method used by banks and online vendors to allow such transactions, has worried consumers of cyber attacks. A few weeks ago, an unknown hacker or hackers stolen Rs 1.3 lakh from a bank account. 

36 hours of rains bring Chennai under water

Chennai: Thirty six hours, it took just 36 hours of non-stop rain to submerge the low lying areas of the city and its surrounding districts. The State government and the Greater Chennai Corporation claim that necessary work has been done. But the public in some pockets feel more could have been done. Most low-lying areas of North Chennai, Vyasarpadi, Pulianthope, Kodungaiyur, Perambur, Korattur, Avadi, Ambattur and many localities in Kancheepuram

Chennai Rains: New depression in 24 hours

Chennai: It was not a good start but a terrific one by the northeast monsoon this time. Yesterday’s spell was so fierce that it rendered many streets flooded. Met department said the active nature of the monsoon winds and the cyclonic circulation over Bay of Bengal the reason for the menacing rains. It further said the cyclonic circulation is still persisting while a new depression is also likely to form

Flood scare messages back on social media

Chennai: As the North East monsoon has set it, social media is flooded with all kinds of information you need to get through the day – the favourable routes to take and giving out latest weather reports. Some frequently asked questions are – Which parts of the city are water-logged, which route is traffic congested? How long will the rains last for? These dedicated Facebook pages, news outlets and Twitter

Indian students assaulted in Italy

Milan: Indian students have been assaulted in a string of incidents in northern Italy, the Indian Consulate in Milan has said. The Consulate General of India (CGI) in Milan yesterday issued an advisory to Indian students and asked them not to panic. “The Consulate has received reports of unfortunate incidents of attacks on Indian students in Milan. All Indian students are urged not to panic. The Consulate is taking up