Chennai, Tamil Nadu News Live: The Closing ceremony of the 44th FIDE Chess olympiad started today at the Nehru Indoor Stadium
An ambulance was briefly stopped, so were other vehicles in Tamil Nadu’s Kumbakonam, about 293 km from Chennai, on Monday, to allow a convoy of a State Minister, reported news agency PTI. The Minister’s vehicle had almost crossed the one-km long, ancient Anaikarai bridge on which vehicles were permitted to ply in one direction at a time, a senior police official in Kumbakonam said.
In other news, ahead of the Chess Olympiad closing ceremony on Tuesday (August 9) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai, posters for the event have been put up across the city with photographs of President Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin. This comes after the Madras High Court on July 27 directed the state government to include photographs of the President and Prime Minister in its promotional material, including in print and electronic media.