Chennai turned a virtual island and coastal areas of Tamil Nadu were marooned after unprecedented rains in 100 years pounded the city, its suburbs and neighbouring districts destroying road and rail links, shutting the airport and rendering thousands homeless.

1. Chennai Floods: PM Modi Surveys TN, Announces Rs 1000 C...

After an aerial survey of the flood-hit areas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced an immediate release of Rs1,000 crore for relief and rehabilitation works in Tamil Nadu. (Click here to read full story)

2. Russia ‘Will Not Forget’ Turkish Downing Of Warplane, S...

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday vowed never to forget Turkey’s downing of one of Moscow’s warplanes, as he lashed out once again at the leadership in Ankara over the incident. (Click here to read full story)

3. Juvenile Convict In 2012 Delhi ‘Nirbhaya’ Gang-Rape Cas...

According to a media report, Ministry of Women and Child Development have said that there is no legal provision to keep the juvenile rapist in an NGO. The Delhi government has also denied such development. (Click here to read full story)

4. Chennai Floods: Air India To Operate Special Flight Fro...

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Air India said that the special flight will carry 30 of its personnel onboard for logistics, adding the flight would bring back 130 passengers who have been evacuated from the Chennai airport by the IAF personnel. (Click here to read full story)

5. FIFA Vice Presidents Arrested In Latest Pre-Dawn Raids ...

World governing body FIFA has decided to suspend Benin Football Federation (FBF) with immediate effect.

A couple of “high ranking” officials of world football governing body FIFA were arrested on Thursday at a hotel here on suspicion that they had accepted around a million dollars of bribes. (Click here to read full story)