2017

Murugappa cup: Hockey Unit of TN flounder

Chennai: Favourites and defending champion Indian Railways crushed Hockey Unit of Tamilnadu 4-0 in a Pool A match of the 91st All India MCC Murugappa hockey gold cup tournament. With a third straight win, the Railway men have almost made sure of a spot in the last four. Karan Pal Singh set the ball rolling for the Railways with a goal in the fifth minute. Pardeep Singh made it 2-0

Sundram Fasteners net profit increases 19.4%

Chennai: Sundram Fasteners Limited (SFL) announced its Q1 results for the financial year with the net profit at Rs 90.17 crore, as against Rs 75.55 crore during the same period in the previous year. A press note said that increase of 19.4 per cent was witnessed. The release added that the component maker has recorded revenue from operations (net of excise duty) of Rs 788.82 crore for the quarter ended

Training teachers to handle new syllabus

Chennai: With changes in the syllabus taking place next year, teachers are being trained in all subjects by the school education department across the State. The training, conducted by Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) at Women’s Christian College in Nungambakkam, Jeppiaar College in Semmancheri and government high schools in ICF, Washermenpet and Kundrathur, began last week. Around 2,93,000 teachers from government, government-aided and Chennai (Corporation) Schools are part of the

Metrowater goes for cash less transactions

Chennai: Chennai Metrowater has introduced point of sale (PoS) machines at all its areas to facilitate cash less transactions. Water and Sewer taxes and charges are collected in 114 cash counters across Chennai City covering 15 areas (81 in Chennai core city and 33 in added areas). All the counters are provided with PoS machines and the assesses/consumers can pay their dues in any of these counters through debit or

TNCA tournament: Anirudh Krishnan shines

Chennai: A splendid 83 by Akshath Pradeep for St Patrick’s AIHSS ‘A’ helped his team defeat Chettinad Vidyashram ‘B’ by 66 runs in the TNCA City Schools Tournament (U-14) for B Somasundaram Trophy being played here. GE T&D  ‘A’ Ground Union Christian MHSS 47 in 17.2 overs (Srikar Ganesh 4 for 12, Siddharth Vijay 3 for 7) lost to Arsha Vidya Mandir 48 for 3 in 14.5 overs. St Michael’s

Changes in suburban train services

Chennai: Southern Railway has made certain changes in train services between Chennai – Arakkonam section from 1 to 5 August to facilitate engineering works at Kadambattur yard. According to a press release, the following suburban trains will be dealt on fast line between Thiruvalangadu and Kadambattur railway stations and consequently will not stop at Senji Panambakkam railway station. The trains include – Arakkonam-Avadi EMU local (43842) scheduled to leave Arakkonam