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DAV School in Chennai responds to controversy over English question paper mentioning January 26 violence

DAV School in Chennai responds to controversy over English question paper mentioning January 26 violence

The said phrase in the English question paper asked students to write a letter to the Editor, condemning the 'terrible, violent acts of miscreants who fail to realize that country comes before

Feb 23, 2021, 15:08 PM IST
Govt has always taken care of welfare of our Tamil brothers, sisters in Sri Lanka: PM Narendra Modi at Chennai

Govt has always taken care of welfare of our Tamil brothers, sisters in Sri Lanka: PM Narendra Modi at Chennai

Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that through development works, his Government is ensuring the welfare of Sri Lanka's Tamil community. "The resources given by our Government for Tamils have

Feb 14, 2021, 17:42 PM IST
NCB nabs heroin smugglers with Sri Lanka-Pakistan links in Chennai

NCB nabs heroin smugglers with Sri Lanka-Pakistan links in Chennai

 Two Sri Lankan Tamils who were the main conspirators in Rs.100 cr International drugs smuggling case have been nabbed by Narcotics Control Bureau(NCB) officials in Chennai. It is learnt that the

Jan 23, 2021, 00:07 AM IST
Chennai air customs seize foreign currency worth Rs 1.04 crore; one arrested

Chennai air customs seize foreign currency worth Rs 1.04 crore; one arrested

74000 USD in 100 denominations worth Rs 53.5 lakh were seized under the Customs Act.   

Jan 09, 2021, 18:40 PM IST
Gold, drones, cigarettes worth Rs 47.8 lakh seized at Chennai airport; one arrested

Gold, drones, cigarettes worth Rs 47.8 lakh seized at Chennai airport; one arrested

807 grams of gold worth Rs 41.63 lakh, cigarettes and drones worth Rs 6.17 lakh were seized under the Customs Act.   

Dec 29, 2020, 18:52 PM IST
4.77 kg gold worth Rs 2.47 cr seized by Air Customs at Chennai; three held

4.77 kg gold worth Rs 2.47 cr seized by Air Customs at Chennai; three held

According to officials, the movement of passengers was monitored in the transit area, after they had disembarked from the flight. 

Dec 29, 2020, 00:20 AM IST
Tamil Nadu: Women commission directs Loyola College to pay Rs 64.3 lakh compensation to sexual harassment victim

Tamil Nadu: Women commission directs Loyola College to pay Rs 64.3 lakh compensation to sexual harassment victim

The compensation covers remuneration for 81 months, damages for mental agony, unkind words of sexual harassment and for filing a false complaint against the victim. 

Dec 23, 2020, 20:56 PM IST
Gold, foreign currency, iPhones, cigarettes worth Rs 2.65 crore seized by Chennai Air Customs; 7 arrested

Gold, foreign currency, iPhones, cigarettes worth Rs 2.65 crore seized by Chennai Air Customs; 7 arrested

In separate cases, Chennai Air Customs officials seized 4.77 kg gold.

Dec 17, 2020, 00:20 AM IST
Income Tax searches on Chennai-based group reveal tax evasion of over Rs 700 crore, cash of Rs 23 crore

Income Tax searches on Chennai-based group reveal tax evasion of over Rs 700 crore, cash of Rs 23 crore

The IT sleuths have identified foreign assets worth Rs 110 crore in the form of Fixed Deposits which were not disclosed in the return. 

Dec 15, 2020, 22:28 PM IST
Chennai: 1.26 kg gold worth Rs 63.47 lakh seized, one arrested

Chennai: 1.26 kg gold worth Rs 63.47 lakh seized, one arrested

Five bundles of gold paste weighing 681 grams concealed in the rectum were recovered from four passengers.

Dec 15, 2020, 22:01 PM IST
Chennai Customs seize 2.42 kg gold, foreign currencies worth Rs 1.35 crore

Chennai Customs seize 2.42 kg gold, foreign currencies worth Rs 1.35 crore

Officials said that the gold chains were hidden in handbags and mobile covers.   

Dec 14, 2020, 20:49 PM IST
Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami to form committee to collect caste-wise data following violent protests by ally PMK

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami to form committee to collect caste-wise data following violent protests by ally PMK

CM Palaniswami said several political and caste outfits had been demanding a caste census in the state.

Dec 01, 2020, 21:32 PM IST
Gold worth Rs 12 lakh hidden in footwear straps seized at Chennai airport

Gold worth Rs 12 lakh hidden in footwear straps seized at Chennai airport

A gold paste was found concealed between the extremely broad leather straps. 

Dec 01, 2020, 19:03 PM IST
Gold worth Rs 14.12 lakh hidden inside face creams, nail clippers, toy cars seized at Chennai airport

Gold worth Rs 14.12 lakh hidden inside face creams, nail clippers, toy cars seized at Chennai airport

A total of 11 round gold pieces were found hidden in the lids of five Tiger balm glass bottles and six Nivea Cream boxes.

Nov 30, 2020, 16:47 PM IST
Customs at Chennai airport seize gold worth Rs 1.57 cr; 3 held

Customs at Chennai airport seize gold worth Rs 1.57 cr; 3 held

Gold sheets weighing 1.36 kg valued at Rs 68.08 lakh were recovered and seized. 

Nov 29, 2020, 20:25 PM IST
SII rejects claims of serious side-effects of 'Covishield' vaccine by trial participant

SII rejects claims of serious side-effects of 'Covishield' vaccine by trial participant

"He has gone through extreme sufferings, both neurologically and psychologically. The vaccine had led to a virtual neurological breakdown in him," read the notice.

Nov 29, 2020, 19:48 PM IST
Former DMK MP KP Ramalingam joins BJP

Former DMK MP KP Ramalingam joins BJP

 KP Ramalingam joined BJP at Chennai.

Nov 21, 2020, 17:12 PM IST
Amit Shah to visit Tamil Nadu on November 21, to lay foundation stone for projects worth over Rs 67,000 cr

Amit Shah to visit Tamil Nadu on November 21, to lay foundation stone for projects worth over Rs 67,000 cr

Amit Shah will also lay foundation stone of the flyover at Coimbatore-Avinashi Road at the cost of Rs 1,620 cr.

Nov 18, 2020, 15:31 PM IST
Gold worth Rs 41.5 lakh seized in Chennai; one arrested

Gold worth Rs 41.5 lakh seized in Chennai; one arrested

The Air Customs officials also seized 10K USD from a passenger bound for Dubai. 

Nov 15, 2020, 18:48 PM IST
1.31 kg gold worth over Rs 70 lakh seized from six flyers in Chennai

1.31 kg gold worth over Rs 70 lakh seized from six flyers in Chennai

Two of the flyers had concealed gold in the form of a paste, cut a bit in their clothes and bundles in their rectum.

Nov 08, 2020, 18:47 PM IST