Man posing as traffic SI arrested

Personnel from the Koyambedu police station on Monday arrested Rajesh, 29, for allegedly robbing Madhavan, 35, a lorry driver, posing as a traffic sub-inspector on Sunday.

Passersby caught him and handed him over to the authorities.

Cartoonscape — January 5, 2021



Containment Zones across Tamil Nadu as on Jan. 1, 2021

There are a total of 56 COVID-19 containment zones across the State, as on January 1, 2021, according to the Tamil Nadu government.

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Body found with stab injuries

A body was found near Prakash Nagar in the Kukatpally Police Station limits on Tuesday.

Police identified the victim as 30-year-old M Krishna, reported to be a flower vendor. The victim had stab wounds on his body.

The body was identified by locals who immediately informed the police. A murder case has been booked. Police is likely to analyse CCTV footage and all angles are being probed.

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Nurses stage demo

Nurses who are working at government hospitals and primary health centres on consolidated pay staged a demonstration in front of Taluk Office here on Wednesday seeking regularisation of their services. After being recruited by Medical Services Board, they have been posted at the GHs and the PHCs. District president of their organisation Karthik led the agitation.

‘Buddhism on stamps’ to be released

A book titled “Buddhism on stamps” by M. Lokeswara Rao, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests and Head of Forest Force (retd.), will be released on Thursday.

According to a press report, the book release programme will be held at the Conference Hall, office of the PostMaster General (PMG), South Karnataka Region, 2nd floor, GPO, Bengaluru, at 11 a.m.

Cartoonscape — January 6, 2021



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FCA India unveils 2021 Jeep Compass

Fiat Chrysler Automobile (FCA) India on Thursday unveiled the 2021 Jeep Compass which will continue to be manufactured in India at FCA’s joint venture manufacturing facility in Ranjangaon, near Pune. “Dispatches of the SUV to Jeep brand dealerships across the country will commence shortly,” the firm said in a statement.

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Sensex gains 680 points, ends on record high at 48,788; Nifty ends at 14,340 points

Indian markets closed for the week on a record high with Sensex gaining 680 points and ended at 48,788. Nifty ends at 14,340 points.

DMK constitutes NRI welfare wing

The DMK on Friday announced its decision to constitute an NRI (non-resident Indian) welfare wing of the party.

In a statement, party general secretary Duraimurugan said Mannargudi MLA T.R.B. Raaja had been appointed the secretary of the wing. Dharmapuri MP Senthilkumar and party minority wing deputy secretary M.M. Abduallah would function as deputy secretaries.

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New executive committee members and officer-bearers to the Kappalur Industrialists’ Association (KIA) have been elected at its annual general meeting held on Wednesday. Twenty members have been elected and they will be in charge till 2023. The office-bearers are: N. Ragunatha Raja – president, R. Ramasamy – vice-president, R. Vasudevan – secretary, S. Senthil – joint secretary and S. Elankeeran – treasurer, said a press statement.

Cartoonscape — January 8, 2021


Govt. to procure 18 advanced ventilators

The Delhi Cabinet, in a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday, decided to procure 18 advanced ventilators for the ICUs of the Neurosurgery Department at GB Pant Hospital. According to the government, the Cabinet also approved the setting up of a Konkani Academy to facilitate the growth and promotion of the Konkani language and culture here.

AIADMK general council meeting to begin at 11 a.m.

The general council of the AIADMK, which was scheduled to begin at a marriage hall in Vanagaram, near here, at 8.50 a.m. on Saturday, is expected to commence its deliberations at 11 a.m.

Party sources said the inability of a large number of members to reach the venue on time was the reason that led to the postponement.



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