Chennai airport customs seized 937g gold worth ₹48lakh on Saturday.
Expecting more students on campus when the new semester begins on Monday, city colleges have evolved protocols to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in view of the recent cluster at IIT Madras.
Fire and rescue services personnel on duty at the Marina beach on Saturday evening spotted a stranded dolphin and safely pushed it back into the waters.
A Covid-19 vaccine for the vulnerable in Tamil Nadu the elderly and those with co-morbidities could be available by early May if everything goes well, estimate public health officials.
The Chennai police have arrested four people, including two Chinese nationals, and unearthed an extensive network of illegal micro-financing apps offering instant loans at interest rates as high as 36%. According to police sources, more than two dozen illegal apps which could have cumulatively disbursed Rs 300 crore in sums ranging from Rs 5,000 to Rs 50,000 to more than one lakh people across the country have been unearthed.
Distressed over the damage caused to his crops by disease, a 58-year-old farmer in Tuticorin district ended his life by hanging from a tree close to his land on Saturday. “Forgive me Mithra,” farmer Narayasamy of Pillayarnatham village near Kovilpatti wrote on a wall with clay in Tamil in his last message to three-year-old granddaughter.
A day after calling All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi to its minority wing conference scheduled in Chennai on Wednesday, the DMK withdrew the invitation following pressure from its Muslim allies and some other religious groups.
CDMK chief M K Stalin on Saturday alleged that intelligence officers of the state police are recording his phone calls.
Three people were killed after the bike they were riding was hit by a sugarcane-laden tractor-trailer truck near Thiruvaiyaru in Thanjavur district on Saturday noon.