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Chennai couples earn money by airing sex

Chennai: There is an alarming increase in the number of Indian couples livestreaming their sexual acts for money through porn websites, according to a survey conducted by an online portal recently. As per its findings, an estimated 3,000 people from India are providing sexual content to adult sites. Of this, around 23 per cent are Chennaiites, who contribute to these portals. The sexual acts supplied include stripping and live sex

Closure of liquor shops ups demand for military alcohol

Chennai: There has been a sudden increase in demand for military liquor in the city and its suburbs, especially after the closing of TASMAC shops following a recent order by Supreme Court against liquor outlets on highways. As tipplers were making beeline outside a TASMAC shop in Tambaram, just before it was opened, one of them went to a nearby petty shop and asked the shopkeeper for something and it

Brain-dead teen saves six lives

Chennai: The unfortunate death of a nineteen-year-old boy gave new lease of life to six people through organ donation. Tamilmani, son of Murugappan hailing from Konapettai Village, Thirumayam Taluk, Pudhukottai District, was pursuing his diploma in civil engineering. He was seriously injured in a road accident when the two-wheeler he was a riding pillion crashed into a vehicle head-on. He was immediately rushed to Meenakshi Mission Hospital in Madurai, where

'Gokulam evaded Rs 12,000 cr tax'

Chennai: For the second consecutive day, Income Tax sleuths are continuing searches at 78 properties of Gokulam Chit Funds group. Highly places sources revealed that the company has evaded tax to the tune of Rs 12,000 crore. Several incriminating documents were also seized during the raids, which revealed tax evasion since the company’s inception in 1968. Following the raid, Income Tax officials are scrutinising the bank statements of the chit

Engg student comes up with idea to prevent flats

Chennai: Deepak Ganesan, a final year mechanical engineering student of a private engineering college in the city outskirts, has come up with a novel project to overcome the problems of flat tyres, which cause a considerable number of road accidents. His project recently won the first prize of Rs one lakh in TECHKNOW 2017 organised by the All India Manufactures Organistaion in association with Anna University. He received the award

TN govt gives Rs 90 lakh financial aid to 18 fishermen

Chennai: The Tamilnadu government gave a total financial assistance of Rs 90 lakh to 18 fishermen whose damaged boats, earlier seized by the Sri Lankan navy, became unusable. The fishermen hailing from various districts of Tamilnadu were attacked by Sri Lankan Navy while fishing, a State government release said. It said that the boats, which were in the custody of Sri Lanka were released through a series of initiatives taken

13 fake notes seized at Mylapore

Chennai: Fake Rs 2,000 notes were seized from a man who tried to deposit them in a private bank at Mylapore here yesterday. Police sources said that Alvin Christopher (40), a collection agent with a Delhi based garment firm, was depositing money in the bank, while the staff found 13 notes to be fake. Police was alerted and the fake Rs 2,000 notes were handed to them. On investigation Alvin

I-T raids in Chennai chit fund firm

Chennai: In less than a fortnight of raiding 35 places in Chennai and various parts of Tamilnadu, the Income Tax department is today back in action in full swing, as it conducted fresh raids at the properties of Gokulam Chit Fund group. Sources said that around 80 places across Tamilnadu, Puducherry, Kerala and Bengaluru were being raided including 36 places in Chennai. The group’s hotel, office and other properties in

Presence of new median in Chennai suburb delights many

Chennai: Commuters at Velacheri-Medavakkam High Road in the city suburb can now bid goodbye to traffic chaos and congestion, as this accident prone zone has got a median. The stretch that connects the locality with Inner Ring Road attracts heavy traffic. Owing to this, the State Highways had come up with this decision. The work for this started in February. The median is constructed on Velacheri Main Road towards Medavakkam.

Ice-cool Bhuvneshwar guides Sunrisers to five-run win

Hyderabad: An ice-cool Bhuvneshwar Kumar (5/19) provided Sunrisers Hyderabad home comfort after a couple of reverses on the road, as they prevailed over Kings XI Punjab by five runs in the Indian Premier League last night. The India seamer’s successful outing meant Manan Vohra’s heroics went in vain. The 23-year-old from Chandigarh smashed 95 off 50 balls with the help of nine boundaries and five sixes, almost singlehandedly guiding KXIP

Visually impaired taught defence in Chennai suburb

Chennai: Magie Santhakumari teaches life skill lessons for visually and hearing impaired people. A popular name in the discipline in Madipakkam in the city outskirts, she has trained her pupils in defence, sports, cooking and more. The resident spoke to News Today about her experiences and unforgettable moments with the special students. In this line since 1979, she started her career as teacher in Divine Light Trust for the Blind