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Kolathur Robbery: Main accused arrested

Main accused in the Kolathur robbery case Dinesh Chaudhary has reportedly been arrested in Rajasthan on Thursday. The criminals had escaped with 3.5 kg of gold after drilling a hole in a jewellery shop's ceiling in Kolathur area. Earlier, Inspector Periyapandian who went to investigate the case was shot dead by one of the alleged robbers.

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CM launches unique website for RK Nagar

With the RK Nagar bypoll barely a week away, the candidates and their parties are leaving no stone unturned in their campaign for votes. CM Edappadi Palaniswami has launched a website exclusively for RK Nagar, making it easy for residents to communicate about their grievances so that the respective authorities can take action immediately. The website is – www.rknagar.in .

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As Kohli got married, teammate trolls cricketer who proposed Kohli

England women's cricket team wicket-keeper Sarah Taylor trolled team mate Danielle Wyatt who had proposed to Virat Kohli in 2014. Commenting on Kohli's wedding tweet, Taylor told Wyatt that she should have gotten there quicker. Wyatt then responded to Taylor's tweet, writing, "Never mind."

 

 


 

 

 


 

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RK Nagar Exclusive: "TTV already booked in advance with Rs 4000": claims resident

In a video survey at RK Nagar, a commoner alleged that he will vote for the sidelined AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran as he has already booked his vote in advance with Rs 4000. Notably, TTV Dhinakaran is contesting in the RK Nagar bypoll as an independent candidate with the ‘Pressure Cooker’ symbol.

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Hundreds of employees in Chennai fired by popular software company

According to reports, software giant Verizon has reportedly fired over 1000 people from its Chennai and Hyderabad branches. Employees state that over 1,250 employees could have been fired. There has been no official confirmation of this figure. Many sacked employees allege that they were forced to resign while being threatened by security guards. One of them was quoted as saying - “My self-respect was reduced to nothing.” However, the spokesperson for Verizon has claimed that no employee was manhandled and the sacking was part of an internal transformation exercise.

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‘Less Traffic Day ‘campaign to be launched in this city

The Karnataka State government will reportedly launch the ‘Less Traffic Day ‘campaign in Bengaluru. The campaign will take effect from February 2018. Transport Minister H M Revanna was quoted as saying that every second Sunday of the month people should avoid taking out their private vehicles and travel by public transport. However, there will be no restrictions on operations of cabs, autos and electric vehicles on those days.

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RK Nagar Exclusive: "I will commit suicide if..”, Voice of commoner

In an exclusive public survey conducted in the RK Nagar constituency, commoners registered their opinion about the candidates contesting in the RK nagar bypoll. When asked about their choice of candidate, a women said,  "I will not vote for anyone, I will commit suicide if anyone from my family votes in the election."

 

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Major setback for TTV Dhinakaran – Here’s what happened

TTV Dhinakaran has reportedly been accused of bribery and criminal conspiracy in a chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police. He has also been accused of cheating, forgery and destruction of evidence. Additional Sessions Judge Kiran Bansal will view the case on December 21.

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Alastair Cook breaks Sachin's record

England batsman Alastair Cook surpassed Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar's record to become the youngest cricketer to play 150 Tests after taking the field against Australia on Thursday. Cook achieved the feat aged 32 years and 354 days. Cook is the eighth cricketer in history to appear in 150 Tests.

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Section 144 imposed and internet services suspended in this city - Here's why

Section 144 was reportedly imposed on Udaipur city, Rajasthan to prevent the outbreak of communal violence after a video of a Muslim man being murdered was put up on social media and people started putting up posts in support of the alleged murderer, who was later arrested. There were also posts about holding a rally in support of him. Internet services were withheld in the area from 8 PM yesterday and will be restored only when the authorities deem fit.

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Shocking! TN father shaves daughter’s head and tortures her

A man and his brother were reportedly arrested for torturing his 19-year-old daughter who married against his will, in Madurai, Tamil Nadu. Reports say, the father confined the daughter in a room and shaved off her head. Police have reportedly rescued the girl and registered a case against the father and his brother.

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This famous movie to be screened in space

According to reports, NASA is planning to play the latest Star Wars movie ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ in the International Space Station. The movie may be sent to the ISS in the SpaceX dragon capsule which is scheduled to leave for the ISS this week.

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Twin brothers marry twin sisters

A pair of 26-year-old twin brothers got married to 23-year-old twin sisters in China. The two pairs of twins married in a joint wedding ceremony in the city of Daqing on December 3. Pictures and videos went viral on social media. Both sets of twins wore matching outfits for the wedding and even had their hair styled the same way.

 

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Masterplan: Criminal escapes from TN prison

A 42-year-old remand prisoner reportedly escaped Vellore Central prison on Thursday. Reports say, he tied two poles together using a dhoti to climb a 20-foot tall compound wall. Later, he tied the dhoti to a nearby iron pole and climbed down. A team of 20 policemen are reportedly in search of the escaped prisoner. Notably, the man was arrested in connection with the murder of a woman.

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Building in Mount Road catches fire

The Navin’s real estate firm located on the second floor of a building near Mount Road reportedly caught fire on Thursday due to an electrical fault. However, the employees in the building were immediately evacuated. Reports say, nobody was injured. More details awaited!

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Police arrest father who kidnapped daughter for marrying Dalit

A 23-year-old woman S Suvitha from Pettavaithalai in Trichy who married a Dalit was reportedly kidnapped by her father. The girl got married to her lover on November 16 and have been living in her friend’s place since then. Her father reportedly kidnapped her for the same. The father along with the others who helped him were booked for crime under various sections. While the woman expressed her desire to go with her husband, she was allowed to do so by the court as the couple was major.

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Companies asked to declare paid holiday in this area

Reports say, public and private sector companies in Dr Radhakrishnan constituency have been requested by the Labour Department to declare paid holiday on December 21. Notably, the by-election for RK Nagar constituency will be held on that day.

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Tired of waiting for MTC bus? Rs 190 crore scam behind it

The Metropolitan Transport Corporation has been committing severe offenses that amount to a fine of about Rs 190 crore, according to a report on Times of India. As many as 110 MTC buses have reportedly been operating in Chennai only during peak hours, violating the norms of the state transportation corporation. Vehicles owned by STUs should only operate along routes approved by the transport authority and violation of the same would attract a fine of Rs 2,500 the first time and Rs 5,000 for subsequent violations. MTC has been violating this rule since 2011 without paying the violation fee. However, the MTC operators reportedly claim that they are operating during the peak hours for the welfare of the people.

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IT raid in RK Nagar cooker shop

According to reports, IT people have been grilling a cooker shop in RK Nagar’s Royapuram. This comes after an information emerged about the distribution of free cookers for the residents upon giving tokens. Notably, cooker symbol has been allocated by the Election Commission for the rebel leader of AIADMK TTV Dhinakaran to contest in the RK Nagar by-election

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Inspiring: Untold story of the cop who was killed in Rajasthan

In an attempt to give kids of his village Salaipudur easy access to education, inspector Periyapandiyan who was shot dead by robbers in Rajasthan allegedly donated his share of his family land to build a primary school for Dalit kids. Now his family is hoping that the government would name the school after the real-life hero.

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