May 29, 2013
A discovery that changed the antiquity of humankind who lived in Indian subcontinent
One hundred and fifty years ago, on May 30, 1863, young geologist Robert Bruce Foote bent down and picked up a stone tool on the Parade Ground at Pallavaram cantonment, near Chennai... It was a hand-axe made of a hard rock called quartzite.
The Times of India
TN killer brothers escape noose after Prez reprieve
CHENNAI: Two brothers, whose death sentence was upheld by the Supreme Court in May 1998 for the abduction and murder of a 10-year-old boy at Pallavaram near here in 1993, have escaped the noose, with President Pratibha Patil commuting their sentence to life imprisonment.
Two held for hoax call about bomb in PM's aircraft
Chennai police Tuesday detained a father-son duo for making a threatening call about a bomb in the special aircraft that flew in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his two-day visit to Tamil Nadu from Dec 25.
Call for stricter Animal Welfare Act
CHENNAI: After the arrest of three men for the gruesome killing of five dogs on a university campus at Pallavaram, animal activists' calls for bringing into effect the Animal Welfare Act have become shriller.
Five dogs clubbed to death at city Varsity
CHENNAI: Five stray dogs were allegedly clubbed to death by men hired by a private university in Pallavaram to rid the campus of them on Wednesday.