Tamil Actress Pauline Jessica Dies By Way Of Suicide, Found Hanging In Chennai Flat
Tamil actress Pauline Jessica, popularly known as Divya, died by way of suicide in her Chennai flat in Virugambakkam area on September 18. She has worked in various Tamil movies and serials, notably “Vaidha”. Reportedly, Koyambedu police received information about her death from her neighbours. The body has been sent to Kilpauk government medical college hospital for autopsy.
Tags: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Virugambakkam, Kilpauk, Suicide
Indigo Flight From Chennai To Dubai Received False Bomb Threat; Investigation Ongoing
A private airline flying from Chennai to Dubai got a false bomb threat call on August 27. Following the anonymous call, security services conducted a comprehensive investigation to see whether any explosive materials were put in the Indigo aircraft. There were no such objects discovered aboard the airplane. The accommodation was provided for about 170 of the flight's passengers and crew members. An investigation is ongoing to find the caller… read-more
Tags: Chennai, Dubai, IndiGo, bomb threat, investigation
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Massive Fire Breaks Out At Oil Factory In Chennai
A fire massive in size, broke out at an oil factory in Tamil Nadu’s Chennai, during the early hours on August 18. Reportedly, the incident occurred at Chennai’s Vanagaram, and as many as 14 fire tenders rushed to true spot to douse then fire. No casualties have been reported, and the cause of fire is yet to be determined. Further details on the matter are awaited.
Tags: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Oil factory, Fire Tenders, environment
Indian Women's Chess Team Triumphs At 44th Chess Olympiad In Chennai
Tania Sachdev fought long and hard to earn a valuable point as India A beat Hungary 2.5-1.5 in fourth-round match of the women's section at 44th Chess Olympiad on August 1 at Mamallapuram, Chennai. The 11th-seeded Indian women's B team also defeated Estonia, 2.5-1.5. India B beat Italy 3-1. India A was held to a 2-2 tie against France, while India C was defeated by… read-more
Tags: Tania Sachdev, India, 44th Chess Olympiad, Indian Women's Team, Chennai
NCB To Destroy 1,300 Kg Drugs At Private Plant In Chennai: Tamil Nadu
The Narcotics Control Bureau's (NCB) Chennai unit is scheduled to destroyed 1,309.41 kg of drugs on July 30. The destruction will take place at a private facility, on the presence of union Home Minister Amit Shah. The drugs which were seized in different times at different places around Chennai include white colour crystalline powder and brownish-green colour… read-more
Tags: Drugs, NCB, Amit Shah, Chennai, Drugs Destruction
PM Modi Will Travel To Gujarat, Tamil Nadu On July 28-29 To Attend Numerous Events
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Gujarat and Tamil Nadu on July 28-29. According to the PM's office, PM Modi will launch and lay the foundation stones for numerous Sabar Dairy projects in Gujarat's Sabarkantha before traveling to Chennai and formally opening the 44th Chess Olympiad at JLN Indoor Stadium on July 28. PM will attend Anna University's 42nd… read-more
Tags: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Chess Olympiad, Chennai
PM Modi To Visit Gujarat & Tamil Nadu, Scheduled To Inaugurate Two Events
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Gujarat and Tamil Nadu on July 28 and 29, respectively. He is expected to inaugurate and lay the foundation stones for several projects of Sabar Dairy at Gadhoda Chowki Sabarkantha. Later, PM Modi will travel to Chennai and declare open the 44th Chess Olympiad at JLN Indoor stadium at around 6… read-more
Tags: Tamil Nadu, Chennai, JLN Indoor Stadium, Sabar Dairy, PM Modi
Chennai Metro Rail To Conduct Live Musical Performances At Metro Stations & In Trains: Tamil Nadu
The Chennai Metro Rail Ltd. is scheduled to organise live musical performances at metro stations and in trains. The move is expected to increase footfall, and will be carried out for a month, starting this weekend. Reportedly, the performances will be held between 6pm to 8pm, in collaboration with 'On the Streets of Chennai'. The first performance will be held at High Court Metro station, on July 23.
Tags: Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Metro Music Performance, On the Streets of Chennai, CMRL
Courtesy: The Times Of India
AIADMK Headquarters At MGR Maaligai Opens After 10 Days: Chennai
The AIADMK headquarter office at "MGR Maaligai" was reopened after being sealed for 10-days, on July 21. Notably, the Revenue authorities sealed the AIADMK office, after violence that broke out between supporters of then-rival leaders K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam, over single leadership issues. However, on July 20, the Madras High Court quashed the orders of the Revenue authorities, directing to reopen the office.
Tags: Chennai, AIADMK, Headquarters, Revenue Officials, Madras High Court
Courtesy: Press Trust of India
DMK Minister KR Periyakaruppan Loses It On Journalist; Video Goes Viral
In Tamil Nadu's Shivaganga district, DMK minister KR Periyakaruppan took it out on a journalist, and the video has been garnering popularity on social media. Reportedly, the minister arrived at an event two hours late. And when confronted by a journalist for being late, he allegedly threatened him. He is seen asking angrily "who waited for three hours?"
Tags: Tamil Nadu, Shivaganga, KR Periyakaruppan, DMK, Chennai