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Chennai: 8-month pregnant woman dies after taking pill for abortion

Chennai | An eight-month pregnant woman in Chennai died after consuming pills to abort the foetus, as she was reportedly afraid of delivery-related complications, police said on Tuesday. Kumari Kanjakam, 23, was a native of Odisha but she migrated to Chennai with her husband, Pratap Ulaka, and niece Geetha Kanjaka. Police said that she had visited […]

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IAF officer arrested in Tamil Nadu on rape complaint by woman colleague

Chennai | An Indian Air Force (IAF) officer was arrested on Sunday in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore, following charges of rape levelled by his colleague. Flight Lieutenant Amitesh, 29, was arrested from the IAF campus near the Race Course, Coimbatore, where he undergoing a training programme. Police said that the woman had approached the Woman Police Station […]

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Chennai | With body of a 14-year-old boy being recovered from a village pond in Tamil Nadu’s Thiruvallur district, five days since he went missing, police suspect that he was murdered by his mother’s boyfriend. The deceased has been identified as K. Dhanashekhar from Neduvarambakkam village near Sholavaram in Thiruvallur. Main suspect Gopalakrishnan, 32 is absconding. […]

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Madras HC withdraws its order on 5 year bumper-to-bumper insurance cover for new vehicles

Chennai | The Madras High Court has withdrawn its order on compulsory five year bumper-to-bumper insurance cover for all new vehicles as it may not be conducive and suitable for implementation in the current situation. The Court on Monday heard a clarification appeal filed by the General Insurance Council. Counsels representing the Council, Insurance Regulatory and […]

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Woman’s half-naked, trampled body found on Coimbatore road

Chennai | Police in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore have set up two special teams to probe the death of a woman, whose body was found half-naked on the city road and rendered nearly unidentifiable after it was run over by several vehicles. Peelemedu Police Station House Officer Muthumani and team reached Chinniyampalayam in Avinashi road after a […]


Chennai: Shopkeeper sexually assaulted minors with help of their mothers, all three arrested

Chennai | Two sisters, aged 28 and 30, and a 48-year-old man who runs a small shop in Chennai have been arrested for alleged serial rape and sexual assault of five minor girls, aged between four and 13 years, police said on Monday. Police had conducted raids on the shop of Perumal after a tip-off that […]