India vs England: We need to be on top of our game to beat India, says Joe Root

Root, who led from the front with match-winning knocks of 228 and 186 in the first and second Tests in Sri Lanka respectively, said they are eagerly looking forward to the series against India. The England squad will be required to serve a quarantine period upon their arrival in Chennai before hitting the ground.

Jan 26, 2021, 06:41 AM IST

India vs England Test series: BCCI may allow 50 per cent crowds in Chennai and Ahmedabad

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) will name the squad for first two Test matches against India on Thursday. This is the first time that a touring team is not naming a squad for full away series keeping the workload management of its players in mind. The fact that Chennai and Ahmedabad will have two separate bio-bubbles and the teams will travel by chartered flight within the country may also be the reason that England.


Jan 21, 2021, 07:55 AM IST

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

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

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

Chennai: Canine tooth of big cats seized from Dubai-origin flight

The wild cat teeth were found covered in tissue paper hidden in a seat on the plane

Dec 20, 2020, 21:51 PM IST

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

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu virtually inaugurates 'Yours Truly Margazhi' festival

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated `Yours Truly Margazhi` festival via virtual mode from Hyderabad, he appealed to the artists' community to utilise the potential of India`s soft power to expand its global outreach by suggesting them to fully explore and exploit the opportunities in the virtual medium to reach out to their audiences.

Dec 16, 2020, 07:36 AM IST

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

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

Dec 15, 2020, 22:01 PM IST

183 Covid-19 cases in IIT-Madras Cluster; lesson for public, say authorities

The Education Department had instructed the college authorities to provide take-away food service or to deliver food in the hostel rooms. 

Dec 15, 2020, 13:51 PM IST

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

Chennai: 103 kg gold 'missing' from CBI custody, Madras HC orders probe

The Madras High Court has directed the Tamil Nadu Crime Branch-CID police to probe into 'missing' 103 kg gold, which was seized by CBI in a raid from an importer here.

Dec 12, 2020, 18:03 PM IST

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

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

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

Nov 29, 2020, 20:25 PM IST

Chennai Air Customs seizes gold worth Rs 73.12 lakh hidden in garments of three women passengers

According to the Air Customs officials, smuggling of gold by concealing it inside a petticoat is a new modus operandi.

Nov 24, 2020, 20:15 PM IST

Former DMK MP KP Ramalingam joins BJP

 KP Ramalingam joined BJP at Chennai.

Nov 21, 2020, 17:12 PM IST

Home Minister Amit Shah in Chennai, will inaugurate development projects

He will also dedicate a new reservoir outside Chennai and lay the foundation stone for projects worth ₹ 67, 000 crore, including the second phase of Chennai Metro.

Nov 21, 2020, 16:46 PM IST