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Gold worth Rs 72.4 lakh seized at Chennai airport; 2 held

May 29, 2022 7:37 am

Based on specific intelligence, Customs officials recovered 1.6 kg of ingots, chains and the jewellery which were concealed in the inner garments of the passengers who arrived here from Colombo, an official release said.

Bridge connecting multi-level car parking with departure terminal at Chennai airport to be completed soon

March 23, 2022 9:16 am

The bridge measuring approximately 65 metres in length is being constructed under the Phase-II of Chennai airport modernisation.

CISF constable shoots himself dead at Chennai airport

March 03, 2022 12:51 pm

An airport official said that the incident happened around 7.15 am inside a washroom at the airport.

Omicron scare: Chennai Airport sets up separate corridor for passengers from 'at risk' countries

December 01, 2021 1:36 pm

As per the guidelines issued by the Union government in the wake of Omicron variant of Covid-19, the Chennai Airport authorities have made elaborate arrangements for the international passengers.

Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: New care facility in Chennai; state records 938 new cases

May 30, 2020 10:45 pm

Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar announced on Saturday that a new COVID care facility has been set up at Pulianthope in Chennai, with a capacity of 1400 beds to treat COVID-19 patients in the city.

Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: Chennai Corporation orders closure of 150 shops in T Nagar; 30 Puzhal inmates test positive

May 29, 2020 10:49 pm

While inspecting the shops on Friday, authorities found that the shops were not following social distancing and sanitation norms and claimed that some of the shops did not even have sanitizers to provide to the customers.

Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: Total cases cross 19,000; Health minister hits back at opposition

May 28, 2020 10:24 pm

Reacting to accusations by the opposition party that the state government has failed to control the spread of COVID-19, Health Minister C Vijayabaskar said that it is not the time to play politics as the government and health experts are putting a lot of effort and risking their lives to curb the spread of the pandemic in the state.

Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: Total cases cross 17,000; Chennai's Royapuram records maximum cases in city

May 26, 2020 10:41 pm

As of 8 am on Tuesday, Royapuram has 2065 positive cases, while Alandur (Zone 12) has the least number of cases with 132.

Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: 35 flights at Chennai airport Monday, state sees 805 new cases

May 26, 2020 1:20 am

In the highest single-day jump in the state, 805 new cases were recorded in Tamil Nadu on Monday. While briefing the media via video conferencing, state health minister C Vijayabaskar said 88 per cent of the Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu are asymptomatic.

Dayanidhi Maran writes to Civil Aviation Minister: Severe passenger congestion at Chennai Airport

February 27, 2020 4:03 pm

"Every day nearly 40,000 passengers travel through the airport and most of them are made to wait long hours, especially during peak hours," said Dayanidhi Maran.