• What is India's health ranking?

    What is India’s health ranking?

    What is India’s health ranking? India has a lot of catching up to do with its neighbours, including China, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka in terms of health care. According to the Global Burden of Disease Study (GBD) published in the medical journal The Lancet, it has finished a...
  • GST ready for 1 July rollout!

    GST ready for 1 July rollout!

    The goods and services tax (GST) Council backed the 1 July deadline for rolling out the unified indirect tax that will help create a single national market and ensured that items of mass consumption bear the least tax burden. The council fixed tax rates on 1211 items, most of...
  • Home is where the 'budget' is!

    Home is where the ‘budget’ is!

    With the demand for affordable housing increasing, the segment witnessed a significant growth in fiscal 2017 and it contributed over 50 percent to the total sales during the October-December 2016 quarter, a recent survey revealed. According to a study by PropTiger, the affordable housing segment, which includes units below...
  • Political instability puts Chennai realty on hold!

    Political instability puts Chennai realty on hold!

    A real estate quarterly report has revealed that more than demonetisation, it was the political instability in the state that had likely put investments in Chennai’s real estate industry on hold. The Chennai market has remained stable over the last few quarters without any major fluctuations in the average...
  • P. Chidambaram under CBI raid!

    P. Chidambaram under CBI raid!

    P. Chidambaram under CBI raid! Now the climate starts changing into the Aircel-Maxis deal, the scam involved popular Maran brothers of Sun TV in the period of UPA government, led by Indian National Congress. The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has raided former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his...
  • Marina to become tourist-friendly!

    Marina to become tourist-friendly!

    Marina to become tourist-friendly! As a part of linking the State’s beaches to the Swadesh Darshan scheme of the Central government the Marina is all set to get a makeover with new attractions, including a light and sound show, narrating the historical, cultural and civic uniqueness of Chennai. The...
  • Chennai gets churning!

    Chennai gets churning!

    The underground Metro line from Thirumanagalam to Nehru Park will be open to the public from tomorrow. The line from Thirumangalam to Nehru Park is set to be the first fully underground train service in the city. Clearance for the operations was given recently by the Chief Safety Commissioner...
  • Train tickets to be delivered home!

    Train tickets to be delivered home!

    Train tickets to be delivered home! IRCTC has offered delivery of rail tickets allowing passengers to make payment through any payment mode, including cash. Broad-basing the customer service, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation has now introduced pay-on-delivery service allowing passengers to book train tickets online and pay...
  • Kollywood to go on strike from 30 May?

    Kollywood to go on strike from 30 May?

    The newly-elected Tamil Film Producers Council president Vishal has called for a strike from 30 May. This has caused some tension among those in Tamil cinema.   Remember he recently announced that unless their various demands including eradicating piracy are not met, they would strike work from 30 May....