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One more child is lost

One more child is lost Source: ndwrjournal.blogspot.com

One more child is lost
Source: ndwrjournal.blogspot.com

Savithri is a sixth standard student in a government run school in the city, but she also begs on Saturdays and Sundays to earn money for her family. Murali Kumar, counselor, Child Helpline, said that he had counselled Savithri and her mother and asked them to refrain from begging but then it was of no use. He also explained that in Savithri’s caste, women were not allowed to go for jobs so the only option left is to beg. Savithri is a prototype of many young children who beg on the streets of ‘Singara Chennai’. (more…)

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Has Chennai become more tolerant towards alcohol?

By S.Vishnhu Saaye and Swathi Moorthy

Chennai: Increasing westernisation has dramatically changed the role of alcohol in various sectors of our daily life – concerts, clubs, social meetings and even corporate negotiations as an icebreaker.

“It is an easy way to break ice during client meetings,” said P. Selva, a project manager in a leading IT firm and added that it has constant presence in informal meetings as well.

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Chennaiyin FC register a thumping home win against Mumbai City FC

Chennai, Oct 28: Chennaiyin FC (CFC) put in a ruthless first half display, scoring four goals before the break, to crush Mumbai City FC 5-1 in their second home game of the Indian Super League here today. Elano, Chennai’s marquee Brazilian signing, put Mumbai’s high defensive line to the sword, scoring two goals and assisting one in a man of the match display.

A bright night for CFC and their fans at The Marina Arena. PHOTO: Vinayakk M.

A bright night for CFC and their fans at The Marina Arena. PHOTO: Vinayakk M.

The win put CFC second on the table behind Atletico De Kolkata, who are incidentally the next visitors to the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

In front of over 16500 spectators rooting raucously for the home team, CFC began the game in a changed 4-3-1-2 formation fro

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Metro work outside Chennai central affected by non-stop monsoon rains

Heavy waterlogging outside Park Town Railway Station.. PHOTO: Vinayakk M

Heavy waterlogging outside Park Town Railway Station.. PHOTO: Vinayakk M

Unrelenting rains across the city for more than three days has affected routine life, causing traffic congestion and water stagnation. Patrol Police Sub-Inspector, T. Ranganathan, said that Chennai Central area was one of the worst affected areas.

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