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Madras High Court seeks Tamil Nadu govt's response over possible ban on online gambling, violent games

Madras High Court seeks Tamil Nadu govt's response over possible ban on online gambling, violent games

The case has been adjourned for September 29 for the State Government to file their response. 

Sep 15, 2020, 18:59 PM IST
Psychotropic drugs worth over Rs 12 lakh seized by Chennai Air Customs

Psychotropic drugs worth over Rs 12 lakh seized by Chennai Air Customs

These drugs are psychotropic substances falling under Schedule ‘X’ & ‘H’ of Drug and Cosmetic Rule 1945 and are also covered under the NDPS Act, 1985. 

Sep 15, 2020, 18:41 PM IST
MDMA pills, crystals worth Rs 7 lakhs seized at Chennai Airport

MDMA pills, crystals worth Rs 7 lakhs seized at Chennai Airport

"Total 215 MDMA pills and 7 grams of MDMA crystals valued at Rs 7 lakhs were recovered and seized under the NDPS Act, 1985," read the official statement.

Sep 02, 2020, 19:18 PM IST
Chennai and neighbouring places to go under complete lockdown for 12 days from June 19

Chennai and neighbouring places to go under complete lockdown for 12 days from June 19

Grocery shops, vegetable shops and petrol pumps will be opened for limited hours, and hotels can only be opened for take-away orders.

Jun 15, 2020, 16:11 PM IST
Chennai doctors extract 526 teeth from 7-year-old's mouth

Chennai doctors extract 526 teeth from 7-year-old's mouth

Suffering from a rare case of "compound composite ondontome", the boy was brought to the hospital with a swelling in his lower right jaw. Medical investigations showed he had a lot of rudimentary

Jul 31, 2019, 18:08 PM IST
Chennai restaurants avoid plates to save water, serve food on banana leaves

Chennai restaurants avoid plates to save water, serve food on banana leaves

The rains may have provided temporary relief, but the city's water crisis is far from over.

Jun 28, 2019, 14:54 PM IST
Tamil Nadu welcomes Kerala's offer to ease Chennai water woes

Tamil Nadu welcomes Kerala's offer to ease Chennai water woes

Poondi, Chembarambakkam, Sholavaram and Red Hills reservoirs in Chennai have dried up.

Jun 21, 2019, 14:52 PM IST
Water crisis-hit Chennai sees first rain of this season

Water crisis-hit Chennai sees first rain of this season

Many took to social media to share short video clippings of rainfall in Chennai.

Jun 20, 2019, 16:05 PM IST
Watch: College students in Chennai climb on moving buses to celebrate Bus Day, fall from the top

Watch: College students in Chennai climb on moving buses to celebrate Bus Day, fall from the top

A video shows a group of boys falling off the bus as after the driver applied breaks. 

Jun 18, 2019, 12:10 PM IST
Singapore-bound flight makes emergency landing in Chennai after sparks detected in engine

Singapore-bound flight makes emergency landing in Chennai after sparks detected in engine

A Singapore-bound Scoot Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Chennai International Airport on Monday after passengers onboard observed sparks flying out of the plane's engine. 

May 20, 2019, 11:07 AM IST
There was no term called 'Hindu' before Mughals: Kamal Hassan

There was no term called 'Hindu' before Mughals: Kamal Hassan

Actor-politician Kamal Haasan on Friday said it was ignorance that made Mughals give the name 'Hindu' to the nation.

May 17, 2019, 20:59 PM IST
Customs seized 4.33 kg gold worth Rs 1.43 cr at Chennai airport

Customs seized 4.33 kg gold worth Rs 1.43 cr at Chennai airport

11 different persons who had come from Colombo and Kualumpur and Dubai were intercepted by the officials of the Air Intelligence unit at the exit gate of the arrival hall.

Apr 12, 2019, 23:43 PM IST
Ban Chinese video app TikTok for 'encouraging pornography': Madras HC tells Centre

Ban Chinese video app TikTok for 'encouraging pornography': Madras HC tells Centre

Jokes, clips and footage related to India`s thriving movie industry dominate on TikTok, along with memes and videos in which youngsters, some scantily clad, lip-sync and dance to popular music.  

Apr 04, 2019, 12:04 PM IST
Photojournalists prevent mishap, save 4 boys at Holi celebration in Chennai

Photojournalists prevent mishap, save 4 boys at Holi celebration in Chennai

The photographers' heroic efforts have been praised by many. 

Mar 23, 2019, 23:59 PM IST
We have people's strength: Kamal Haasan's party Makkal Needhi Maiam turns one

We have people's strength: Kamal Haasan's party Makkal Needhi Maiam turns one

Amidst loud cheers of hundreds of supporters, actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan celebrated the first year anniversary of his political party Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), which translates to “Centre

Feb 21, 2019, 11:55 AM IST
IT department raids residences of 4 members from real estate industry in Chennai

IT department raids residences of 4 members from real estate industry in Chennai

The raids are being conducted on suspicion of tax evasion and money laundering.

Feb 21, 2019, 11:05 AM IST
Flesh trade racket busted in Chennai, three women rescued

Flesh trade racket busted in Chennai, three women rescued

A special police team raided a house at Seven Wells in the city and nabbed Naresh Kumar and Anand Raj, a police release said.

Feb 18, 2019, 20:12 PM IST
IIT-Madras M.Tech student commits suicide

IIT-Madras M.Tech student commits suicide

He committed suicide in his room in Brahmaputra hostel.

Jan 29, 2019, 08:22 AM IST
Loyola College in Chennai apologises after row over exhibition showing Hindu symbols, PM Modi in bad light

Loyola College in Chennai apologises after row over exhibition showing Hindu symbols, PM Modi in bad light

While one of the exhibits featured the trishul in a painting related to violence against women, another alleged that Modi was a hegemonic and to further draw home the point likened him to a Hindu

Jan 22, 2019, 09:51 AM IST
Malaysia's Penang island attracts more Indian tourists, corporates

Malaysia's Penang island attracts more Indian tourists, corporates

The 10.37 per cent increase came despite there not being direct flights between Penang and India.

Jan 07, 2019, 16:09 PM IST