Infant Inside Bag Abandoned In Train
Chennai: A four-month-old male child was found in a shopping bag abandoned in an express train that arrived at Egmore here from Rajasthan on Wednesday evening. According to GRP sources, railway police received a call about a bag lying abandoned in S9 coach of Jodhpur Express. During a sarch in the compartment, a new-born male baby was found alive inside the bag.
Spreader Machine Trapped at NLC Mine
Cuddalore: A spreader machine worth Rs 200 crore accidentally got partly submerged in loose soil at Mine 1A of the Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) on Wednesday. The huge equipment is used for overburden removal at NLC mines. The machinery was at work in the mine and owing to an unfavourable surface condition, it got submerged in soil. NLC Chief General Manager S Sridhar said “There is no problem because the machine is cable-stayed. The engineers and employees are working on it to retrieve the equipment. They have already removed the soil surrounding the equipment. The retrieval work would begin on Thursday. The machine could be retrieved very soon.”
CM Grants Aid to Kin of 3 Deceased
Chennai: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday granted a solatium of `1 lakh each to the families of three persons who died in accidents across the State. She also conveyed her condolences to the bereaved families.
Man Fatally knocked by Van
Chennai: A 47-year old man was fatally knocked down by a speeding van near Nandanam on Tuesday night. The deceased, P Annadurai, a carpenter from Villupuram, tried to cross the road at around 7.45 pm, when the van hit him.