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Watch: Balloon blast at PM Modi birthday fest in Chennai, BJP workers injured
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Watch: Gas balloons explode during 'Seva Saptah' celebrations in Chennai
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BJP Tamil Nadu general secy distributes gas stoves to needy ahead of PM Modi's birthday
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Auto rickshaw, taxi drivers protest over waiver of road tax, interest on EMIs in Chennai
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DMK leaders arrive at State legislative assembly with 'Ban NEET' masks in Chennai
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Students across country set to appear for NEET today amid COVID
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Youth and student wings of CPI(M) hit roads in Chennai against NEET
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DMK's Duraimurugan elected as party general secretary
Custom dept seizes pseudoephedrine worth Rs 40 lakh at Chennai airport
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TN Minister convened meeting to begin booth level election preparation amid COVID
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COVID fear missing as people throng Chennai ground for Sunday cricket
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Covid | Cricket in Chennai, cycling in Delhi: Crowds emerge as India unlocks
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At least 9 dead, several injured in explosion at TN’s firecracker factory
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Mortal remains of Congress MP Vasanthakumar taken to his hometown for last rites
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Second batch of Indian deportees from Saudi Arabia to arrive on September 24thThe second batch of Indian deportees from Saudi Arabia will reach India on September 24 via the Riyadh-Chennai flight.
Five dead in explosion at cracker factory in Tamil Nadu, several feared trappedThe building in Cuddalore district, 190 km from Chennai, reportedly collapsed due to the explosion.
Tamil Nadu announces largescale lockdown relaxations, does away with e-pass for intra-state travelFrom Tuesday, September 1, intra-district operations of public transport (buses) has been permitted across the state, including in Chennai.
1.16 Kg gold worth Rs 64 lakh seized by Chennai airport customs, 2 arrestedOn observing a passenger who appeared to be hurriedly rushing towards the exit with a carton box, officials intercepted him and checked his belongings. The carton box was found to contain clothes,..
In death, man helped Covid patient get new lungs, arms for accident victimWhen a 48-year-old man from Ghaziabad, whose lungs were totally damaged following Covid-19 infection, was wheeled into a Chennai-based hospital on Friday, he had just a thin hope of survival. About a..
Govt may allow private freight train operation on Dedicated Freight CorridorsNew Delhi, Aug 28 () The COVID-19 situation in metro cities such as Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai is improving while higher number of cases are being reported from semi-urban areas, sources in the..
Covid-19 situation improving in metro cities; more cases reported from semi-urban areas: SourcesThe Covid-19 situation in metro cities such as Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai is improving while higher number of cases are being reported from semi-urban areas, sources in the government said on Friday...
Congress MP H Vasanthakumar dies of COVID-19 in ChennaiThe 70-year-old Kanyakumari MP was hospitalised on August 10. He passed away at 6.56 pm on Friday, after his condition deteriorated due to COVID complications.
Chennai: Foreign, Indian currency worth Rs 1.36 crore seized from garments, two arrestedChennai Air Customs officials on Thursday seized foreign and Indian currency worth Rs 1.36 crore from garments.
WB govt allows flights from 6 cities with high COVID-19 cases from Sept 1Earlier, the Kolkata airport has announced an extension on restrictions of flights arriving in Kolkata from six cities--Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, and Ahmedabad, till August 31 in view of..
Patna declared dirtiest city in country, Delhi and Chennai not far behind; cues to take from cleanest city IndoreIn less than 10 lakh population, Bihar's Gaya is the worst followed by Buxar city of Bihar and Abohar in Punjab.
Chennai: Customs bust new modus operandi, British currency worth Rs 38 lakh seized from steel platesIn what is said to be a never-seen-before modus operandi, foreign currency worth Rs 38.64 lakh was seized from steel plates that were welded together. The plates were in a courier consignment that was..
Chennai liquor sale: TASMAC shops to reopen from Monday; Tamil Nadu govt issues guidelines for alcohol retailersThe TASMAC is the sole retailer of Indian-made foreign liquor in Tamil Nadu.
Kamala Harris recounts childhood India visits, good idli, long walks with grandfatherDemocratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris on Saturday took a trip down memory lane, recalling her mother's attempts to "instil a love of good idli" in her and sister Maya and "long walks" with..
'5 doctor', who served people for 45 yrs, deadDr V Thiruvengadam, famous as the 'Rs 5 doctor' in Chennai's Vyasarpadi, died of cardiac arrest at the Southern Railway Hospital on Saturday.
In biggest-ever drug haul in Chennai, contraband worth Rs 1.65 crore seizedThe two parcels that arrived from Belgium and Netherlands at the Foreign Post office in Chennai contained a total of 5,210 ecstasy pills, 100 grams of MDMA crystals and 1 gram of Methaqualone, with..
Kamala Harris nomination moment of pride for Indians: OPSThe nomination of US senator Kamala Harris, who has her connections with Chennai, as the vice- presidential running mate for the American Presidential elections 2020, is a moment of pride for Indians..
Gold worth Rs 22 lakh, hidden in garments, seized at Chennai airportIn the latest seizure, a total of 402 grams of gold valued at Rs 22.21 lakh was recovered and seized under Customs Act 1962, in two separate incidents.
PM Modi inaugurates submarine optical fibre cable connecting Chennai, Port BlairThe submarine Optical Fibre Cable in Andaman and Nicobar Islands will ensure high-speed broadband connectivity, fast mobile and landline telecom services and will give a big boost to the local economy.
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Ammonium nitrate near Chennai being shifted after e-auction
Chennai: Ammonium Nitrate containers being moved out safely, say sourcesThe trucks, belonging to the private container freight station are moving to a Hyderabad-based company that had bid for the chemicals.
10 ‘Beirut explosives’ containers shifted from Chennai to HyderabadCustoms have moved 10 containers with 181 tonnes of ammonium nitrate from the Manali Sattva Container Freight Station (CFS) on Sunday evening to a Hyderabad-based buyer, official sources said. The..
PM Modi to launch submarine fibre cable connecting Chennai and Port Blair; boost telecom in Andaman and Nicobar IslandsThe submarine fiber cable connectivity will enable the delivery of faster and more reliable mobile and landline telecom services to Andaman and Nicobar Islands, on par with other parts of India.
PM Modi to inaugurate submarine cable connectivity to Andaman & Nicobar Islands on August 10Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and dedicate to the nation via video conferencing the submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Chennai and Port Blair on August 10, an official..
From Moscow to Chennai: Students recall journey of half-occupied flight chartered by Sonu SoodJust like many of his touching gestures in recent times, this time also, he outdid himself. Sonu Sood chartered a flight for 100 medical students from Moscow to Chennai on Wednesday, thus facilitating..
After Beirut blast, concerns over safety of 700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate at Chennai port warehouseConcerns have been raised over nearly 700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate lying in a Chennai warehouse. It is learnt that several containers of the explosive chemical were seized in 2015 since its importer,..
Chennai sitting on 700-tonne bomb? Seized containers of ammonium nitrate spark worryConcerns have been raised over nearly 700 tonnes of ammonium nitrate lying in a Chennai warehouse. It is learnt that several containers of the explosive chemical were seized in 2015 since its importer,..
Tamil Nadu governor Banwarilal Purohit tests positive for COVID-19, advised home isolationThe 80-year-old Banwarilal Purohit has been advised home isolation by the Kauvery hospital in Chennai's Alwarpet, as the COVID-19 infection is mild.
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Chennai: Ilaiyaraaja's studio equipment and instruments damaged, stolen during COVID-19 lockdownVeteran Music Director Ilaiyaraaja has filed a complaint with the Chennai Police stating that many of his personal belongings, musical instruments, composition notes. According to a police complaint,..
WB govt extends restriction on flights to Kolkata from six cities till Aug 15Earlier, on July 17, flight operations to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur, and Ahmedabad were suspended on the request of West Bengal government till July 31.
Chennai: In suicide note, aged couple wish to be cremated by copsThe couple wished to be cremated by the police in their suicide note. The couple, Gunasekaran (65) and Selvi (58) ended their lives due to poverty and their sons' neglect.
Emirates gets nod to fly out people from Ahmedabad, Chennai, Hyderabad & Kolkata till July 26
Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune emerge as new urban Covid hotspotsAmong India’s nine largest urban centres (with 5 million plus population), it is now Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune that are witnessing the most rapid rise in Covid cases while the earlier epicentres..
West Bengal Lockdown: Ban on passenger flights to Kolkata from 6 cities extended till July 31Flight operations to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur and Ahmedabad were suspended from July 6 to July 19 on the request of West Bengal government.
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IIT-Madras startup develops customizable, portable hospital units that can be assembled in under 8 hoursMade using steel, composite materials and coated with a primer the company claims that the portable hospital unit can serve its purpose for a little over 12 years.
'Fighting COVID-19 and stigma': Chennai transgender community at forefront of govt effortsMembers of the transgender community who have been roped in for various tasks in the fight against coronavirus say they are fighting both COVID-19 and stigma.
Ecstasy pill variants 'Frosch' and 'Lamborghini' worth Rs 16 lakh seized in ChennaiOn suspicion of containing narcotic substances, Chennai Air Customs had detained two postal parcels which arrived from the Netherlands.
COVID-19: Lockdown to be eased in Chennai from MondayEarlier, the state government announced a 12-hour strict lockdown in four cities on June 19 in Tiruvallur, Chennai, Kancheepuram, and Chengalpattu.Currently, the state has 107001 cases. Of them, 60,592..
Flights from Delhi, 5 other cities can’t land in KolkataThe civil aviation ministry has announced suspension of flights to Kolkata from six cities with a high incidence of Covid-19, including Delhi and Mumbai, with effect from Monday in accordance with a..
Maharashta, Tamil Nadu extend lockdown till July 31Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu governments on Monday extended the lockdown till July 31 to stop the surge of Covid-19 cases — with stricter norms in the Mumbai and Chennai regions. The Karnataka..
Amid lockdown in Chennai, Ecstasy pills from Europe worth Rs 23 lakh seized in 10 daysOver the last 10 days, three different parcels containing highly-potent drugs have been seized by Customs at the Foreign Post Office in Chennai.
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Over 30 personnel at Naval Air Station 'INS Parundu' test positive for Covid-19Over 30 personnel attached to Naval Air Station INS Parundu here have tested positive for coronavirus, district officials said on Thursday, but the forward operating base was 'operational', Defence..
Chennai 12-day Lockdown begins: Arterial roads closed, 18,000 cops on duty and drone surveillanceStarting wee hours of Friday, the 12-day lockdown (June 19th-30th) has come into effect in Chennai and parts of its adjoining districts such as Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu. By deploying..
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Experts demand more planning and action with 12-day lockdown in Chennai, nearby districtsThe 12-day lockdown announcement which was made on Monday had come as a real surprise to the people of Tamil Nadu.
Covid-19 surge forces 12-day intense lockdown in Chennai, nearby areas
Amid rising cases, Tamil Nadu govt announces 12-day strict lockdown in Chennai, adjoining areasAmid rising coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu, especially in Chennai, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday announced a 12-day "maximised restricted lockdown" in the capital city and its..