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ISRO says moon lander Vikram located by Orbiter Chandrayaan-2 but no communication yet

Chennai: The Indian space agency on Tuesday reiterated that its moon lander Vikram has been located by the Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter. “#VikramLander has been located by the orbiter of #Chandrayaan2, but no communication with it yet,” the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) tweeted. “All possible efforts are being made to establish communication with lander,” ISRO said. […]

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Chennai techie finds flaw in Instagram again, wins $10,000

Chennai: Barely a month after winning $30,000 from Facebook for spotting a flaw in Instagram, Chennai-based security researcher Laxman Muthiyah on Monday said he again discovered a new account takeover vulnerability on the photo and video-sharing app. This time he has won $10,000 as part of the social network’s bug bounty programme. The new vulnerability that […]

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High alert in Tamil Nadu after intelligence report says 6 LeT terrorists have infiltrated state – 1 min read

Chennai: Security has been tightened in Tamil Nadu following an intelligence alert that six Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists have entered the state through Sri Lanka, the police said on Friday. The group comprises one Pakistani national and five from Sri Lanka, the police said. Speaking to mediapersons, Chennai Police Commissioner A.K. Viswanathan confirmed that an intelligence alert […]

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Article 370 was of no use for India or Kashmir, its abrogation will end terrorism: Amit Shah

Chennai (1 MIN READ): Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said the Central government decided to abrogate Article 370 of the Consitution, that accorded a special status to Jammu & Kashmir (J&K), as it was of no use to the country or the state. Shah was speaking here after the release of “Listening, Learning and […]

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Modi-Shah are like Krishna, Arjuna: Rajinikanth praises revocation of Article 370

Chennai (1 MIN READ): Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah are like Lord Krishna and Arjuna, said actor Rajinikanth here on Sunday. Congratulating Shah on his ‘Mission Kashmir’ (revocation of Article 370 which conferred special status on Jammu and Kashmir), Rajinikanth termed it as a ‘fantastic’ move. The actor said: “We don’t […]

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Maldives ex-VP Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Ghafoor sent back home

Chennai (1 Min Read): Former vice president of Maldives Ahmed Adeeb Abdul Ghafoor, who secretly fled the Maldives on a tug boat to India, has been sent back home, Thoothukudi police said on Saturday. According to police, Adeeb was sent back in the tug boat Virgo 9 at 11.30 p.m. on Friday. Adeeb was detained near […]

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Same sex couple ‘thrown out’ of Chennai hotel for causing ‘discomfort’

Chennai (3 MIN READ): Two women in their early twenties have alleged they were thrown out of a Chennai hotel on July 28 on the grounds of their behaviour that the hotel claimed had offended the sensibilities of other guests. The girls involved were Rasika Gopalakrishnan and Shivangi Singh. “My friend and I decided to go […]