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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 […]

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Cop wears ‘corona helmet’ to raise awareness on the coronavirus

In a bid to spread awareness about the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic, a local artist in collaboration with a police officer in Chennai has made what he calls a “corona helmet” to dissuade commuters from coming out on the streets during the nationwide lockdown. “The public at large is not treating the COVID-19 situation […]

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3 patients admitted to isolation ward in Tamil Nadu die, Coronavirus test awaited

Three patients admitted to an isolation ward passed away on Saturday with the state health department saying the coronavirus test results of the deceased were awaited. “All three patients had underlying medical conditions. We are awaiting their Covid-19 test results,” said Tamil Nadu health secretary Beela Rajesh. According to the medical history of each of […]

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The curious case of Tamil Nadu’s 2nd coronavirus patient

A 20-year-old patient who approached the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital on March 16 with symptoms of fever, cough and sore throat and was admitted to the isolation ward. On March 18 his results came back positive. The youth travelled from Delhi to Chennai in a train. He was a resident of Uttar Pradesh and […]

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Veerappan’s daughter Vidya Rani joins BJP

Vidya Rani, daughter of dead sandalwood smuggler Veerappan, joined the BJP on Saturday at an event organised in Tamil Nadu’s Krishnagiri. Party general secretary Muralidhar Rao and former Union Minister Pon Radhakrishnan were present at the event. “I want to work for the poor and underprivileged irrespective of their caste and religion. Prime Minister Narendra […]

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Crane comes crashing down on Kamal Haasan’s Indian 2 Set killing 3 assistant technicians

Three men were killed on the sets of a Kamal Haasan film after a crane on which they were sitting on broke apart and crashed to the ground. All the three were assistant technicians of the film, Indian 2, being shot at EVP Film City near Chennai. Nine others were injured. “The men were inside […]

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At least 19 were killed after truck container hit a passenger bus in Coimbatore

At least 19 people were killed after the bus in which they were travelling in was hit by a container that had come off a truck coming from the opposite side on a highway in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore, the police said. The twenty-three passengers who were injured were taken to different hospitals. The Kerala government-run […]

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Kia working to shift $1.1 billion plant from Andhra to Tamil Nadu

South Korea’s Kia Motors is discussing with Tamil Nadu the possibility of moving a $1.1 billion plant out of neighbouring Andhra Pradesh only months after it fully opened, due to policy changes last year. Kia inaugurated the Andhra plant, its first in the world’s fifth-largest car market, in December after two years of construction It […]