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Tamil film star Rajinikanth cancels much awaited political debut over health concerns

Indian actor Rajinikanth cancelled  plans to enter politics, saying a recent health scare had been “a warning from God”. The 70-year-old’s announcement on Tuesday came one day after the actor left hospital where he was treated for high blood pressure. Rajinikanth set off celebrations by his fans when he announced early in December that he […]

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Doctors find glass bits stuck on man’s face from 36 years ago when he met with an accident

Doctors find glass bits stuck on a man’s face from 36 years ago when he had met with an accident. RC Subramaniam from India’s Tamil Nadu state had swelling on his face for months even after he consulted doctors and took treatment. The inflammation just below the eye, started recently in October after which the […]

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Tropical Cyclone Burevi makes landfall in Sri Lanka NOW heads towards southern India

Tropical Cyclone Burevi made landfall into Sri Lanka’s eastern coast on Wednesday night damaging coastal buildings and power lines, as well as unleash flash floods, officials said. During the day Sri Lankan authorities evacuated more than 75,000 people from homes on the east coast where Cyclone Burevi, packing winds of up to 90 kilometres per […]

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Cyclone Nivar makes landfall in southern India, wreaks havoc

Cyclone Nivar has made landfall in southern India, triggering torrential downpours in coastal areas of Tamil Nadu. Officials said it reached winds of more than 120 kilometers per hour but then weakened into a severe cyclonic storm. Tens of thousands of people from low lying areas had been evacuated ahead of landfall. Heavy wind had […]

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Cyclone Nivar: Very Severe Cyclonic Storm to bring heavy rains, strong winds in south India; flood gates of Chembarambakkam Lake opened

South Indian states on the eastern coast banned public gatherings and closed shops as a powerful cyclone moves towards the shore, bringing heavy rains and strong winds. Cyclone Nivar is set to cross the coasts of Tamil Nadu state and the small territory of Puducherry as a “very severe cyclonic storm” late on Wednesday, the […]

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14-year-old boy electrocutes himself to death while attempting to click a SELFIE on a train engine

A 14-year-old boy attempting to click a selfie on a train engine turned tragic after he died of electrocution in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Gnaneswaran, a class IX student, came in touch with a high-voltage power line when he climbed on to a train engine parked in the Tirunelveli Junction Railway Station […]

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Sons steal goats to help fund father’s movie starring them in lead roles

Two siblings were caught stealing goats in the south Indian city of Chennai, in order to fund their father’s film that was starring them in the lead roles. The brothers were committing the theft for the past three years, stealing one or two goats from different goatherds. Yet, they were clever enough to ensure that […]

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Newly wed receive bouquet of onions as wedding gift after onion prices skyrocket

A newly wedded couple in India were gifted three kilograms of onions by their friends, after prices peaked recently to about US$ 1.7/kg. Sheeba Suvitha, who hails from Tamil Nadu’s Tiruvottiyur and is a nurse at the Ponneri Government Hospital got married to engineer Senthil Kumar at a marriage hall in Arani near Ponneri. Sheeba’s […]

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Man incorrectly pronounced dead rescued from mortuary freezer has died

A man was mistakenly declared dead and put in a mortuary freezer in India’s state of Tamil Nadu, died days after being rescued. 74-year-old, Balasubramanyam was declared dead after being taken to hospital. It’s unclear what was wrong with him. He was placed in a freezer until the next day when undertakers who came to […]

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Teenage boy fakes his own kidnapping to extort ₹1 million from his father

A 14-year-old boy faked his own kidnapping in order to get a huge sum of ransom from his father in the South Indian city of Chennai. The boy studying in the 9th grade called up his father and said that he has been kidnapped by unknown men and they are demanding INR₹ 1 million as […]

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Man files complaint against Google Maps, accuses of causing trouble in his marital life

Google Maps has a good rating on the play store and it is considered to be one of the best navigational platforms available online. But a man in Tamil Nadu does not agree with it and was furious with the application. So angry that he has filed a complaint against the platform. R Chandrasekhar, who […]

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Coronavirus-shaped robots spray disinfectants in the virus containment zones

Photos of a green-coloured coronavirus-shaped robot are going viral on internet. This robot’s primary function is to spray disinfectant in the coronavirus containment zones without any possible human interaction. According to news agency ANI, this robot has been deployed in various containment zones in Chennai. The robot comes with a capacity to store up to […]