Amid lockdown in Chennai, ecstasy pills from Europe price Rs 23 lakh seized in 10 days

Amid lockdown in Chennai, ecstasy pills from Europe price Rs 23 lakh seized in 10 days

Over the last ten days, three different parcels containing highly-potent drugs have been seized by the Customs at the Foreign Post Office in Chennai. A good share of these drugs has been seized from the time when the 12-day lockdown (from June 19 to 30) began in the city. In the latest incident, a suspicious…

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News24.com | Lockdown taxi strike | Mbalula pleads with commerce: ‘This is now not the time for warfare’

News24.com | Lockdown taxi strike | Mbalula pleads with commerce: ‘This is now not the time for warfare’

Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula. Mbalula urges taxis to keep running, not go to war with government.Government has no more money to give – and already scraped the bottom of the barrel, he says.EFF agrees with taxi association that R5 000 compensation per taxi is too little – suggests R20 000 each.”This is not the time…

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No Lockdown in Bengaluru, Improving Economic system Is Equally Crucial: Yediyurappa

No Lockdown in Bengaluru, Improving Economic system Is Equally Crucial: Yediyurappa

Bengaluru: All efforts will be made to control the spread of coronavirus in the city and there will be no fresh lockdown, Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Friday said, asserting that improving economic situation of the state is also equally important. Though the state capital was considered a model for the entire country in…

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Coronavirus lockdown in India has impacted education of over 247 million college children: UNICEF file

Coronavirus lockdown in India has impacted education of over 247 million college children: UNICEF file

A UNICEF report has revealed that coronavirus lockdown in India has impacted the education of 247 million children enrolled in elementary and secondary education, besides 28 million children in pre-school education in Anganwadi centres. The report said at least 600 million South Asian children have been threatened by the impact of COVID-19 pandemic. Pointing out…

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Now, Madurai below lockdown as Covid-19 rages

Now, Madurai below lockdown as Covid-19 rages

National Our Bureau Chennai | Updated on June 22, 2020 Published on June 22, 2020 A record 2,710 new coronavirus positive cases were reported in Tamil Nadu in the last 24 hours taking the total cases to 62,087. However, with 1,358 patients treated and discharged, the number of persons under treatment is 27,178.Chennai alone reported…

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