Gold Worth Rs.6.24 Crore Seized At Chennai Airport; 6 Arrested
Friday, February 22, 2019, 6:25 PM
A total of 17.9 kg of gold worth Rs. 6.24 crore has been seized and six people have been arrested in this connection, directorate of revenue intelligence officials said on Friday. Acting on information that some foreign origin gold was being smuggled into the country, a search conducted on Thursday at the city airport yielded the precious metal, the officials said.
Smog hits flight services in Chennai
Monday, January 14, 2019, 11:29 AM
Air traffic Monday suffered delays due to smog following the Bhogi festival where old items are burnt, officials said. According to airport officials, arrival and departure of ten flights to and from various destinations including Pune and Bengaluru suffered delay of about an hour due to the smog. The TN Pollution Control Board has also been carrying out awareness campaigns for a 'smoke-free' Bhogi.