• Thu, Jun 20, 2019
  • Conman traps dry fruits seller with cashew nuts Conman traps dry fruits seller with cashew nuts

    A ‘conman’ allegedly cheated a trader promising to get him 300 kilos of cashew nuts and snatched his gold chain. He also took the victim to an ATM kiosk forcefully, made him withdraw Rs 50,000 and...

  • 9 mm pistol found ‘abandoned’ under seat of two-wheeler 9 mm pistol found ‘abandoned’ under seat of two-wheeler

    A man who mistakenly lifted the seat of an abandoned two-wheeler near a fish market in Villivakkam found a 9 mm pistol kept inside. He immediately reported the matter to the police, who seized the...

  • Over 300 unrecognised schools identified in city Over 300 unrecognised schools identified in city

    The Chennai Collectorate on Monday released a list of more than 300 unrecognised schools functioning in the city without a valid licence issued by the government.

  • Ignore TUs, go by rules in promotion: HC tells AAI Ignore TUs, go by rules in promotion: HC tells AAI

    Promotion must be given in terms of the rules and the management cannot dance to the tunes of Union, which is contrary to the rules, held the Madras high court while dismissing a plea moved by a staff...

  • Plea on compassionate appointment dismissed Plea on compassionate appointment dismissed

    The Madras high court has dismissed a plea seeking for a direction to provide compassionate appointment based on the application being made after a delay of three years.

  • Woman mowed down by water tanker Woman mowed down by water tanker

    A woman was killed and three others were injured after a speeding water lorry ploughed into a group of people standing near the Nerkundram bus stop early on Monday.

  • Familiar chaos on day one as college students ‘hijack’ buses Familiar chaos on day one as college students ‘hijack’ buses

    On the day city colleges reopened for 2019-20 academic year after summer vacation, students climbed on top of MTC buses and travelled on the roof in at least two locations in the city.

  • Notorious bureau puller arrested Notorious bureau puller arrested

    The police on Monday arrested a bureau puller and recovered 177 sovereigns of jewels worth more than Rs 42 lakh from him near Selaiyur on Monday. Nagamani (40), a notorious bureau puller, has been...

  • CBI books 17 for cheating Lakshmi Vilas Bank of Rs 1.3 cr CBI books 17 for cheating Lakshmi Vilas Bank of Rs 1.3 cr

    The CBI has registered a case against 17 persons, including 12 senior executives of National Bulk Handling Corporation Ltd, for allegedly defrauding Lakshmi Vilas Bank, Rajapalayam, to the tune of Rs...

  • Man held after gold found hidden inside speaker Man held after gold found hidden inside speaker

    A man from Andhra Pradesh, who tried to smuggle gold concealed inside Bluetooth speakers, was arrested by Customs officers at Chennai airport on Monday. The seized gold weighed about 1.1 kg and worth...