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Chennai: Gold worth Rs 12 lakh recovered from passenger’s slippers, seized

Chennai (1 Min Read): Wanting to help a passenger, a Customs official at Chennai airport, picked up the latter’s slipper that had come off, only to find it was unusually heavy and had gold hidden inside. According to Chennai Air Customs, Mohammed Hasan Ali, 23, of Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram, arrived from Dubai on an Emirates flight on […]

Chennai hospital performs Asia’s 1st lung transplant on Covid positive male patient

Chennai: Severely damaged lungs of a 48-year-old Coronavirus positive male patient were successfully replaced by doctors at a Chennai hospital who carried out a critical bilateral lung transplant, the private hospital said. This is Asia’s first known lung transplant on a Covid-19 positive patient and the second lung transplant in the hospital since the lockdown […]

S. Subbiah (File Photo: Facebook)

National President of ABVP booked on charge of harassing old lady in Chennai

Chennai: The Chennai police on Saturday booked S. Subbiah, a doctor and National President of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), on charge of harassing an old lady by urinating outside her apartment and in other ways. The lady had also alleged that Shanmugam, chief of Surgical Oncology at Kilpauk Medical College Hospital and Government Hospital […]

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami (File Photo/IANS)

Full lockdown in Chennai, 3 Tamil Nadu districts June 19-30, announces CM

Chennai: With coronavirus infection going up in Chennai, as well as Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpattu districts, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday announced full lockdown in these areas from June 19 to 30. In a statement issued here, Palaniswami said full lockdown will be implemented in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu subject to […]

‘Situation serious’ in Ahmedabad, Surat, Thane, Hyderabad, Chennai: MHA

New Delhi: The novel coronavirus situation is “especially serious” in Ahmedabad, Surat, Thane, Hyderabad and Chennai which are considered among major hotspots districts or emerging hotspots districts across the country. The Ministry of Home Affairs made the announcement following reports received from various departments at central and state level.”Situation especially serious in major hotspot districts […]