Chennai News Live: IIT-Madras issues statement on sexual assault on student in campus – The Indian Express

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu Live Updates Today :IIT Madras on Sunday released a statement stating there was a sexual assault on a student in campus. The statement by the institute also read that inquiries were underway. The release by the institute mentioned that the incident happened on midnight of Sunday/ early Monday morning (24-25th July 2022), which was reported to the Institute after two days by a friend of the student. The Institute immediately began the investigation, screened camera footage and shared pictures of almost 300 people, who matched the description given by the student. However, she is yet to positively identify anyone. The gates of IIT Madras are adequately secured and at every 100 meters there’s a Security Guard posted.

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin Friday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take measures to conduct the 2024 Asian Beach Games in Chennai. In a letter, Stalin urged Modi to direct the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to provide Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) the requisite guarantees to host the games in Chennai. The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister also thanked PM Modi for participating in the inaugural event of the 44th International Chess Olympiad and providing all possible support to host the event in the city. He further appreciated the latter’s interest in encouraging sports activities and sought his co-operation in organising the event here.

Meanwhile, while delivering the address at the 42nd convocation of Anna University in Chennai on Friday, PM Narendra Modi said, a strong government does not control everything or everyone but it controls the system’s impulse to interfere; a strong government is not restrictive but is responsive. Addressing a large gathering of students, Modi said the post-pandemic period throws opportunities even as “some would call it a time of uncertainty”.

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