Sat, Jun 06, 2020

  • Mortal remains of slain jawan brought home to Salem
    The mortal remains of an Army jawan, killed in action along the line of control (LoC) in Jammu, were brought at Sulur Air Force Station near here on Saturday.
    Mortal remains of slain jawan brought home to Salem
    The body of P Mathiazhagan (40) was brought by a special flight from Delhi and kept for homage, police said. Later, the body was taken to his native place of Edappadi in Salem district by a special vehicle by road, they said. He was killed on Thursday. He had joined the army in 1999. The soldier is survived by his wife and two children. Mathiazhagan, belonged to the 17th Madras Regiment and hailed from Vethilaikarankadu village in the district. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palanisamy had announced a solatium of Rs 20 lakh to the family.
  • Chennai alone records 1,146 in TN's 1,458 fresh coronavirus cases Chennai alone records 1,146 in TN's 1,458 fresh coronavirus cases

    Tamil Nadu on Saturday reported 1,458 cases of fresh coronavirus infections, taking the total tally to 30,152, the state Health Department said.

  • TN man dies of COVID-19 in Puducherry TN man dies of COVID-19 in Puducherry

    A 43-year-old man from neighbouring Tamil Nadu died here on Saturday of COVID-19 as three more tested positive for the virus in the union territory.

  • TN industries not in hurry to bring back migrant workers TN industries not in hurry to bring back migrant workers

    The major industries employing migrant labourers in Tamil Nadu are not in a hurry to bring them and are adopting a wait and watch approach, said the industry players.

  • Govt will bear higher education expenses of salon owner's daughter: TN CM Govt will bear higher education expenses of salon owner's daughter: TN CM

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Saturday announced that the state government would bear the higher education expenses of a salon owner's daughter in Madurai who was lauded by Prime Minister...

  • TN govt caps COVID-19 treatment charges in pvt hospitals at Rs 15,000 per day in ICUs TN govt caps COVID-19 treatment charges in pvt hospitals at Rs 15,000 per day in ICUs

    During these times of the pandemic, both the government and private hospitals shall work together and people's welfare initiatives like fixation of rates will further augment COVID-19 treatment...

  • Tamil Nadu crosses 28K mark, online portal on pvt hosps formed Tamil Nadu crosses 28K mark, online portal on pvt hosps formed

    Tamil Nadu continued to witness asurge in COVID-19 infections with 1,438 cases and 12 deaths reported on Friday, taking the count to 28,694 and fatalities to 232.

  • Editorial: Unlocking India is no excuse to lower guard Editorial: Unlocking India is no excuse to lower guard

    The COVID-19 numbers for Tamil Nadu are looking anything but good. On Friday, the State recorded a high of 1,438 new cases pushing the overall number of those infected by the virus to over 28,600.

  • Display of units in power meters can end confusion: Expert Display of units in power meters can end confusion: Expert

    The controversy surrounding Tangedco’s calculation of power consumption during the lockdown could have been avoided if it had implemented a suggestion given by its engineer way back in 2015.

  • Fleeing Chennai residents blamed for spike in cases around Vellore Fleeing Chennai residents blamed for spike in cases around Vellore

    The recent spike in cases testing positive in Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Ranipet and Tirupattur districts has a Chennai connect, officials averred.