Sun, Jul 12, 2020

  • As many as 3,965 more persons tested coronavirus positive over the past 24 hours in Tamil Nadu, taking the state's total tally to 1,34,226, the Health Department said on Saturday.
    TN logs 3,965 new corona cases, 3,591 patients discharged
    The good news was that 3,591 Covid-19 patients were cured and discharged from various hospitals in the state, taking such cases up to 85,915. The state now has 46,410 active cases.In all 69 more Covid-19 patients died in the past 24 hours, taking its total death toll to 1,898.The number of infected children in the age group 0-12 went up to 6,640 in the state.State capital Chennai continued to head the coronavirus infection table with 1,185 new cases and a total tally of 76,158. The city's active cases total 17,989 while Covid-19 patients discharged in Chennai on Saturday stood at 1,791.
  • TN for freedom to devise rating plan for final year students TN for freedom to devise rating plan for final year students

    Pointing to decision of many states against holding final semester examinations in colleges, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami urged the Centre to give states the freedom to design their own...

  • TN CM asks Centre to fly 40 fishermen stranded in Iran TN CM asks Centre to fly 40 fishermen stranded in Iran

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palanniswami has urged the central government to arrange for the repatriation by air of 40 fishermen from the state stranded in Iran.

  • Thiruvallur crosses 6k Covid cases, 100 fresh infections in Kanchi, Theni, Vellore Thiruvallur crosses 6k Covid cases, 100 fresh infections in Kanchi, Theni, Vellore

    The number of people infected with coronavirus in Tamil Nadu is increasing day by day.

  • Union Health Minister tells TN to step up COVID-19 testing Union Health Minister tells TN to step up COVID-19 testing

    Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, in a tweet, said the spurt in the number of COVID-19 positive cases in rural areas remains a point of concern.

  • Tough to boycott Chinese imports for buttons, zips: Tirupur exporters Tough to boycott Chinese imports for buttons, zips: Tirupur exporters

    With the ongoing India-China border standoff, many businesses and traders across the country, as a mark of protest, have decided to boycott or terminate contracts and deals that were made with the...

  • Pay cuts force TN pvt school teachers into MGNREGS jobs Pay cuts force TN pvt school teachers into MGNREGS jobs

    In a grim indicator of the financial situation of teachers in TN, several hundred private school teachers in various districts have been pushed to join the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment...

  • NIA files charge sheet against 6 in SSI Wilson murder case NIA files charge sheet against 6 in SSI Wilson murder case

    The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a charge sheet against six persons accused of murdering Special Sub-Inspector Wilson in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district in January this year...

  • 40 pc increase in crime against girls during lockdown: Activists 40 pc increase in crime against girls during lockdown: Activists

    When the entire state was shocked by the recent sexual violence against a seven-year-old girl in Pudukkottai and the murder of a 14-year-old girl in Tiruchy, politicians and social activists claim...

  • UN chief wants Sathankulam killings in TN investigated UN chief wants Sathankulam killings in TN investigated

    The Tamil Nadu State government cannot continue to turn a blind eye to the torture meted out by its police officers. It must show firm resolve by punishing the police officers involved and ensuring...