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Sudhakara Reddy passes away

D. Sudhakara Reddy, president of the Air Passengers’ Association of India, passed away here on Monday. He was 73. He is survived...

Two arrested on charge of smuggling ganja from A.P.

The city police on Monday arrested two suspects who were found smuggling ganja in a goods carrier into the city from Rajamahendravaram,...

Man wanted in Cheyyur woman’s death arrested

The Chengalpattu district police arrested Deivendran, main accused in a case relating to abetting a woman to end her life in Cheyyur....

15 held in MLA-realtor clash over land dispute

The Chengalpattu police have arrested 15 persons in connection with the clash between groups led by DMK MLA L. Idhayavarman and real...

Met dept. plans revamp of its network

The Meteorological Department is revamping its existing rain gauges and automatic weather stations and expanding its weather observation network across Tamil Nadu....

Madras HC can decide on pleas on OBC quota for medical courses: SC

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Madras High Court to go ahead and decide on merits all the petitions pending before...

IIT-M team conducts research on cancer curing properties of turmeric

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras have shown that the active compound from the common household spice turmeric — curcumin — can...

72 police personnel rejoin duty after recovering from COVID-19

As many as 72 police personnel who were cured of COVID-19 reported for work on Monday. They were welcomed by City Police Commissioner...

Chennai resident’s volunteering effort crosses hundred day mark

July 10 was a milestone day in this Mandaveli resident’s volunteering effort, which continues as a lockdown initiative. On this day, Baskar Seshadri,...

Local history project meets the pandemic

Nam Veedu, Nam Ooru, Nam Kadhai, an ongoing local history project that documents Chennai’s familiar but somewhat-singular images and stories, has launched Nam...

School Education Department gears up for televised lessons

Having announced that classes will be telecast for students of government schools on television channels, the School Education Department is currently in the...

Chief Secretary cracks the whip on latecomers at Secretariat

Chief Secretary K. Shanmugam has directed all Department Secretaries to produce the attendance of all Secretariat staff to him on a daily basis...

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Coronavirus India lockdown Day 112 live updates | No home quarantine for those coming to Punjab for less than 72 hours

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500 families hit hard by lockdown as Chappal makers in Thakkar Bappa Colony of Chembur face uncertain future

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Cipla gets USFDA nod for rare genetic condition treatment drug

Drug major Cipla on Tuesday said it has received final approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) for Icatibant Injectable,...

India will cross 10 lakh-mark of COVID-19 cases this week, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the total number of coronavirus cases in the country will cross the 10 lakh-mark this week....