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Axilor Ventures lands in IIT-M to fuel Chennai startups
Economic Times CHENNAI: Early-stage seed fund Axilor Ventures, led by Infosys cofounders S Gopalakrishnan and SD Shibulal, expanded operations to Chennai, with a 65-seat facility for entrepreneurs at the IIT-Madras Research Park that incubates startups from the IIT ...

NIA arrests one more ISIS-inspired suspect from Tamil Nadu
Reliable sources said the arrested person has been identified as Suba Kani, 31, a native of Kerala but currently residing at Kadayanallur in Tirunelveli.

Chennai: 2 held with 40,000 Malaysian currency
[India], Feb. 23 (ANI): The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Thursday apprehended two passengers with 40,000 Malaysian currency at the Chennai airport.The accused have been identified as Krishnan Padmanaban and Karunanithi Rajathi, who were supposed to travel to Kuala Lumpur via Colombo by Sri Lankan Airlines Flight. They were carrying cash worth Rs 6.4 lakh."Our team noticed suspicious activities of two passengers while entering the terminal. During the screening of their hand baggage, images of currency bundles were found. The matter was then informed to the customs official," the CISF officials said."Both the passengers along with the recovered cash have been handed over to customs officials for further legal action," the CISF added.A case has been registered and an investigation is underway. (ANI)