Day: February 7, 2020

65 Crores Reportedly Found From Film Financier As Actor Vijay Questioned

Income Tax officials claim their probe revealed unaccounted transactions between Anbu Cheliyan and Vijay. Vijay will continue to be questioned today as well. Chennai: Officials of the Income Tax Department found Rs 65 crore during raids on a powerful financier in the Tamil film industry, say sources as they also questioned actor Vijay yesterday. Income Tax officials searched the properties of AGS Cinemas and film financier Anbu Cheliyan in Madurai and questioned Vijay in connection with an alleged tax evasion case. Vijay’s home in Chennai too was searched yesterday. “The counting is still going on and the total seizure...

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Man wanted over Brisbane train masturbation identified as Italian tourist

An Italian tourist who has since fled the country and returned home is wanted for questioning after allegedly masturbating on a Brisbane train while sitting opposite a young woman last year. The man got onto the northbound train at Bowen Hills just before 5.30am on Saturday, November 9, and sat opposite the 19-year-old woman. He “tried to interact” with the woman before he masturbated, according to police. When the woman confronted him, the man got off the train at Eagle Junction station before boarding another train and getting off at Nudgee station. Police said the young woman supplied photographs...

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Wet weather to continue after drenching causes commuter chaos

Wet weather caused chaos for commuters and dumped more than 200 millimetres of rain across some parts of southern Queensland on Thursday, during the peak of a system that quickly slipped south of the border. A total of 106 millimetres recorded in Brisbane’s east at Lytton was the highest rainfall in the state’s south-east. Near the airport, Luggage Point had a total of 104 millimetres. The early-morning downpour stranded motorists on one South Brisbane road and flooded a number of others, leading to crashes, hour-long bus delays through the city and leaving almost 5000 homes and buildings without power...

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WHO to accelerate research, innovation against NCoV outbreak

Geneva, The World Health Organization (WHO) will convene a global research and innovation forum next week to mobilize international efforts to combat the deadly novel coronavirus outbreak, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said here. The forum, to be held here from February 11-12, has been organised in collaboration with the Global Research Collaboration for Infectious Disease Preparedness, reports Xinhua news agency. It will bring together key players in critical public health research and the development of vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics, among other innovations. Participants, including leading scientists, public health agencies, ministries of health and research funders, will discuss such...

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