Fact Check Regulators South India

Court direction made Chennai Police inspector booked for blackmail , money extortion

After Raja Simman of Tirupur, obtained a direction from a magistrate court Thousand Lights police booked Thousand Lights all-women police inspector Gnanaselvam, and two women Umarani and KM Vishnupriya   The case dated back to 2018 when he had registered in a matrimonial site looking for a divorcee and was introduced to Vishnupriya from Hyderabad. Read More…

Environment Nature South India

Heavy rain flooded roads halted Chennai and Suburbans

The overnight rains led to inundation in many areas like Velachery, Madipakkam, Saidapet, KK Nagar, Adambakkam, Anna Nagar, Kodungaiyur, Vysarpadi, Perambur, Purasaiwalkam, Kellys and suburbs surrounding Tambaram.   Several parts of Chennai received moderate to heavy rains on Tuesday under the influence of an easterly trough.   During the past 24 hours ending 8.30 am Read More…

Corona Virus Education Health Regulators

IIT Madras Students hotspot for Corona attack reaches 200 plus

According to Chennai Corporation data, 6,344 samples were taken from college students in the city till Wednesday. “Of the total samples tested, as many as 210 students were confirmed positive for the virus,” an official said.  As of Thursday, the civic body was awaiting the results of 2,361 samples. Among the 210 students, 200 were Read More…

Environment South India

Incessant rain , lake full capacity , Nivar cyclone proximity add woes to Chennaities

Nivar cyclone is expected to make landfall between Mamallapuram and Karaikal late on Wednesday with a wind speed of up to 145kmph, according to IMD. IMD said, in a series of tweets on Wednesday morning   “very heavy rainfall – 120 mm – recorded in Chennai/ Minabakkam” from 8:30am on Tuesday to 5:30am as of Read More…

Corona Virus Culture Entertainment Environment Opinion Regulators South India

2020 Deepavali marked 80% drop in Cracker waste says Chennai Corporation

Chenai Coroporation solid waste management department officials said 18.67 tonnes of cracker waste was collected from 15 zones of the civic body in the past three days.   A day before Deepavali, 1.32 tonnes of cracker waste was collected in the city and on the day of the festival, 15.55 tonnes was collected. Again on Read More…

Companies Industries Regulators South India

Chennai based IT firm unaccounted monies 1000 Cr been detected : Income tax department

The Income Tax department has detected unaccounted income of around Rs 1,000 crore during searches at five locations in Chennai and Madurai on November 4 in the case of a Chennai-based group operating in the IT Infrastructure sector.   The company’s name was not disclosed in a release issued by Surabhi Ahluwalia, Commissioner of Income Read More…

Australia & New Zealand Communists South India Women

Chennai born Dravida region Priyanca to become Minister in New Zealand

Priyanca Radhakrishnan became the first Dravida region  women to be sworn in as a Minister in New Zealand as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern unveiled her new cabinet.   On Monday the first 41-year-old Chennai born Keralite root Priyanca has been sworn in as the Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector in New Zealand . Read More…

Education Indian Subcontinent South India

28% of IIT-M zone make to top 100 ranks in JEE Advance

A total of 28 candidates from the IIT-M zone have emerged among the top 100, which is the highest count among other zones like IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi, IIT-Guwahati, IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Kharagpur and IIT-Roorkee. Pune-based student, Chirag Falor of IIT Bombay zone, was the top ranker in Common Rank List (CRL) with 352 out of 396 marks.   Read More…

Protest South India

1,300 contract and permanent employees protest against Chennai Corporation escalates

According to the Corporation Redflag Association that coordinated the protest on September 7, conservancy workers, who were working on contract basis, were not allowed to work for the last two days. On September 7, conservancy workers staged a protest in front of Ripon Building demanding the civic body to implement a GO released three years Read More…