TN forest department seize Ambergris worth Rs 3 .7 crore

Chennai, July 10 (BPNS) Tamil Nadu forest department on Sunday seized Amergris worth Rs 3.7 crore near Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district. Forest special team led by Vedaranyam range officer B. Ayub arrested six persons in connection with this seizure. The arrested are M. Andavar (41) of Arukatuthurai, A. Sivalingam (43) of Arukatuthurai, D. Manivasagan ( […]

Malayalam actor sent to jail under POCSO act

Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (BPNS) Malayalam actor Sreejith Ravi was sent to a 14-day remand after he was charged and arrested under provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) act on Thursday. He was arrested by the Thrissur West Police upon complaints filed by two children that he resorted to exhibitionism near SN […]

Chennai cabbie hits software developer to death

Chennai, July 5 (BPNS) A software developer from Coimbatore who was on a weekend holiday to Chennai along with his family met a drastic death after a cabbie hit him to death. The incident occurred at Old Mahabalipuram Road in Chennai on Sunday. Greater Chennai Police commissioner, Shankar Jiwal told BPNS that the police has […]

5 killed in shooting at July 4 Parade near Chicago

Chicago, July 4 (BPNS)  At least five people were killed and 16 others injured in shooting at a July 4 Independence Day parade near the US’ Chicago city on Monday, reports said. Five people have been shot dead, as per city officials, in the parade in Highland Park, north of Chicago, which was suddenly halted […]

3 brothers held in UP for killing woman, daughter

Sultanpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 4 (BPNS)  The Sultanpur police have arrested the owner of a tent house along with his two brothers for the alleged murder of a woman and her 21-year-old daughter. The three brothers have been identified as Irfan (tent house owner), Sadan and Shehzad. The deceased have been identified as Shakuntala, 40, […]

Lankans arrest 12 Indian fishermen from TN

Chennai, July 4 (BPNS) The Sri Lankan Navy Spokesman Captain Indika DeSilva in a statement said that they arrested 12 Indian fishermen at Point Pedro in Jaffna on Sunday. They have been charged with illegal fishing in Sri Lankan waters and their mechanized boats seized, the statement said. The arrest has taken place days after […]

Five members of a family found dead

Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (BPNS) In a suspected case of suicide, five members of a family were found dead in their house in Chathanpara, near Kallambalam on the outskirts of the state capital on Saturday morning. While financial issues are said to have forced the family to take the extreme step, police said that it will […]