CHENNAI: Cancellation of Train Service
Katra Andaman express, scheduled to leave Chennai Central at 05:15 am on December 16, has been cancelled due to cancellation of the pairing train.
32k Bottles of Water Distributed
Eureka Forbes has provided emergency relief by distributing 32,000 bottles of AquaSure packaged drinking water, absolutely free of cost to the survivors and will further continue to do so. Volunteers of the company have been going door-to-door to make sure the survivors are not deprived of one of the most essential necessities.
Free Service of Electronics
Videocon announced free service camp for its customer, a release said. Consumers can register on the company’s helpline number 39404040 for free servicing and repair of Videocon products. In its attempt to support Chennai residents to resume their regular life, Videocon also announced that if a product is found irreparable then the company will offer a new product at its manufacturing cost plus taxes.
Relief Material for 1,400 Families
BorgWarner Morse Systems India distributed basic life necessity pack that contains rice, dhal, sugar, refined oil, bedsheets and biscuits to 1,400 families living at Putlur Village in Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu. Flood Relief material worth around Rs 10 lakh were also distributed by the BorgWarner employees through ‘Flood Relief Support’ event that was held recently.
Stars Suppport Ban on Jallikattu
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) started a signature campaign to uphold the ban on jallikattu, bull races and bullfights. The petition has been signed by celebrities like Vidya Balan, Sonu Sood, Vidyut Jammwal, Sonakshi Sinha, Jacqueline Fernandez, Bipasha Basu, John Abraham, Raveena Tandon, Shilpa Shetty, Kapil Sharma, Amy Jackson, Athiya Shetty, Richa Chadha, Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan. The petition comes in response to announcements made by Prakash Javadekar, Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, about his intention to lift the ban on jallikattu, a release said.