Tue, May 18, 2021

  • According to an official memorandum from the office of the Registrar General of the Madras High Court, except for remand purposes and other unavoidable matters, judicial work in these courts shall...
    Judicial work in subordinate courts in Tamil Nadu and Pondy suspended
    All judicial work in the subordinate courts have been suspended in the wake of surging Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry,According to an official memorandum from the office of the Registrar General of the Madras High Court, except for remand purposes and other unavoidable matters, judicial work in these courts shall remain suspended till further orders.The directions were being issued due to the steady surge in Covid-19 cases in recent days, and to prevent further spread of infection, it said. All litigants and lawyers are prohibited entry into the court complexes in all subordinate courts in the state of Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Puducherry unless unavoidable and with the permission of Judge in-charge, it said.Subsequently, all Judicial officers and staff members of all such courts in the state and the UT were ...
  • Chennai Airport handled 44.26 MT of inbound vaccines, related cargo since Jan '21 Chennai Airport handled 44.26 MT of inbound vaccines, related cargo since Jan '21

    Additionally, From May 1 to May 15, the Chennai Airport has received oxygen concentrator shipments to the tune of 9.53 MT.

  • Covid cases: Necessary to show accurate figures, says Madras HC Covid cases: Necessary to show accurate figures, says Madras HC

    The first bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy also called for every endeavour to ensure dignity to the departed.

  • Gr Chennai Corp to add 650 more O2-beds this week Gr Chennai Corp to add 650 more O2-beds this week

    Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) will be adding 650 more Oxygen beds this week and has tied up with Omandur Government Hospital, Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Kilpauk Medical College and...

  • Chennai colleges join civic body to provide Covid care centres Chennai colleges join civic body to provide Covid care centres

    Colleges in Chennai are opening their campuses for oxygen beds and isolation rooms and are preparing food for frontline workers and a majority of these colleges have handed over their buildings to the...

  • Performer uses Bharatanatyam as a medium to convey Tamil traditions Performer uses Bharatanatyam as a medium to convey Tamil traditions

    Trained in Bharatanatyam for over 27 years, Gayathri Iyer is someone who loves to explore various facets of dance. She specialises in the interaction between stone sculpture and embodied dance...

  • Lawfully yours: By Retd Justice K Chandru Lawfully yours: By Retd Justice K Chandru

    Your legal questions answered by Justice K Chandru, former Judge of the Madras High Court. Do you have a question? Email us at citizen.dtnext@dt.co.in

  • Diabetes acts like a catalyst for COVID: Dr Mohan Diabetes acts like a catalyst for COVID: Dr Mohan

    Updated On: May, 17, 202106:33 PM

    The pandemic has not spared the young or old, but even a cursory glance at the daily bulletin reveals that diabetes is the most common comorbid condition. Dr V Mohan, founder and chief of diabetology...

  • After Chennai and Kovai, Chengalpattu emerges as major coronavirus hub After Chennai and Kovai, Chengalpattu emerges as major coronavirus hub

    Chengalpattu, the recently carved district in the southern periphery of Chennai, has emerged among the worst affected districts by COVID with its tally of cases falling just behind Chennai and...

  • COVID patients with hypertension as comorbidity up in second wave COVID patients with hypertension as comorbidity up in second wave

    COVID-19 patients with hypertension as comorbidity have increased in the second wave, claim physicians. On World Hypertension Day (May 17), cardiologists stressed the need for controlling BP,...