Sidharth MP

The author is Chennai-based reporter with Wion

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IIT Madras Startup offers affordable, wrist-worn health monitoring device for Covid-19

The device which is powered by a coin-cell battery is meant to serve as a replacement for large patient monitors that are used in hospitals, for a fraction of the cost.

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Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami rejects NEP’s three language policy; to continue with two language policy

In recent days, the Tamil Nadu government has been drawing flak from opposition parties for not having opposed the NEP, which makes a mention of three-language policy.

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Vikram lander and Pragyan rover spotted? Techie awaits ISRO, NASA nod

Shanmuga Subramanian told WION that his earlier find was of the debris (perhaps a part of the payload that the Vikram lander was carrying on-board) from the crash landing, as also acknowledged by…

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7-day isolation for Tamil Nadu Governor as 3 more staff test positive; total 87 cases in Raj Bhavan

The statement also added that the Governor was fit and healthy, based on the regular health checkup that was conducted on Tuesday. 

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Surprise of a lifetime, says family after high-achiever daughter featured on Man Ki Baat

Kaniga who is currently preparing for her NEET (Medical entrance examination) says that it was a sudden phone call, during which the officials did a sound check and thereafter transferred it to…

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Chennai customs seize narcotics worth over 8,000 USD

Two persons have been detained in connection with this offence

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Coimbatore: Masks made of gold and silver on sale see high demand

The experience gained over the years in making clothes out of precious metals is what led to the thought of making masks that are made of precious metals. 

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Chennai: Budget-film director turns grocer amid challenging times

Despite having nil experience in setting up or running a store, Anand took the decision to invest a small sum and get started with his new project.

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Tamil Nadu: Over 1 lakh recover from Covid-19; Chennai sees lesser daily cases

On Tuesday, the state witnessed 4526 cases, the highest-ever single day spike and there were 4496 new cases on Wednesday.

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Chennai transgender community battles COVID-19 and stigma by creating awareness

In partnership with the Chennai Corporation, the transgenders are taking up a variety of tasks, spending up to eight hours a day on the field. As a part of a 100-day employment scheme, the…

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SBI fake branch case: Police says accused had personal issues, no ulterior motives

So far, the cops haven’t received any complaint of people having been cheated of their money or valuables in this case

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Tuticorin custodial deaths: CBI takes over probe from CB-CID

The team of CBI officials visited the residence of the late father-son duo Jayaraj and Bennix, to speak to their family members. They questioned Jayaraj’s wife Selvarani and also their daughters…

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Centre opposes bail for Kerala gold smuggling accused; hearing adjourned

The Central government counsel, Mr. Ravi Prakash maintained that, under Section 21 of the NIA Act, the High Court has no original jurisdiction to consider the anticipatory bail application

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Citing Chinese threat, DMK urges PM Modi to restart Sethu Samudram project

The letter by the senior DMK leader emphasized the importance of the sea lane between Southern Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka

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Ecstasy pill variants ‘Frosch’ and ‘Lamborghini’ worth Rs 16 lakhs seized in Chennai

On suspicion of containing narcotic substances, Chennai Air Customs had detained two postal parcels suspected which arrived from the Netherlands. 

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