Development Vs Education? Metro Threatens 90-Year-Old School In Chennai

  The 90-year-old Good Shepherd Convent in Chennai could lose a major part of its sprawling campus if the Metro authorities have their way. The Chennai Metro Rail Ltd (CMRL) has issued a notice alerting the Good Shepherd Convent of its plans to acquire 3,590 square metres of land to build the Sterling Road Station as part of its phase-II network. This would result in the school losing its playground, stadium gallery and a junior block housing classes up to 5. The school management has obtained a stay from the…

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Chennai Train Robbed Of 5 Crores In Cash – Through Hole In The Roof

  HIGHLIGHTS Train headed from Salem to Chennai in Tamil Nadu 300 crores in cash was being transported to RBI in Chennai Hole in roof, some boxes missing, about 5 crores stolen: officials CHENNAI: When the Salem-Chennai Express pulled into Chennai early on Tuesday morning, it had a person-sized hole in the roof of one of its coaches. Not by accident. The coach had nearly 200 boxes packed with used currency notes in disrepair to be deposited with the Reserve Bank of India. How much in cash? Well, nearly 340 crores….

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