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Chennai

  • ICF to design Metro Rail coaches

    Chennai, Feb 8 () : A standard gauge metro rail coach will be designed by the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) in Perambur to compete in the market to supply coaches for metro projects in the country. ICF will be making metro rail coaches for the Kolkata metro run by railways. These coaches will be on…

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  • Marine engineer from Chennai go missing off Odisha coast

    Chennai, Feb 8 (): Twenty-one-year old marine engineer from Chennai was found missing from a ship sailing off the Odisha coast on Sunday, who is feared dead. The other crew members searched for him after he failed to return for a class on board, fearing he would have fallen off the deck into the sea….

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  • Chennai Corporation utilized Rs 35.05 crore for unauthorized works

    Chennai, Feb 6 (): The Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG) report on Saturday revealed that the education department of the Chennai corporation has utilized just half of the funds received through education tax and Rs 35.05 crore was diverted for works not sanctioned under the Elementary Education Fund (EEF). The report observed that, according to…

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  • Chennai to host World Freemason conference in November

    Chennai, Feb5 (): The city will host the world conference of Freemasons organized by the Grand Lodge of India in November. Two years ago, Chennai city witnessed the installation of a freemason grand master. Freemasonry, sometimes just called Masonry, is the word’s oldest and largest Fraternity. It aims to promote Friendship, Morality, and Brotherly Love…

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  • Madras High Court tops disposal chart

    Chennai, Jan 31 () : In spite of criticism that the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court was suffering unnecessary boycotts and leisurely hearing rates, the bench disposed of 46,233 civil cases of the 56,602 cases filed during the year. In the same way, the bench disposed 25,810 criminal cases, whereas 29,308 new cases were filed…

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  • Four men held in connection with forgery certificates and marksheets

    Chennai, Feb 1 () : Police on Monday have arrested four people in connection with providing forgery certificates and mark sheets in Washermenpet. Seals of various government departments and some screen printing equipment were also seized. Jayaraman (62) of Kalmantapam in Royapuram, Perumal (72) of Royapuram, Durai Paul (52) of Neithvoyal in Ponneri and Murthy…

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  • Indian Coast Guard rescue hijacked merchant vessel

    Chennai, Jan 31 () : The Indian and Japanese coast guard ships rescued a merchant vessel from pirates in a coördinated action off-Chennai coast on Monday. Acting on a tip-off, a Bell-212 type helicopter that belongs to the Japanese Coast Guard Ship – JCGS Settsu first surveyed the vicinity in the Bay of Bengal, where…

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