Fri, Jun 18, 2021

  • New cases fall below 10k mark after 59 days
    After nearly two months, Tamil Nadu recorded less than 10,000 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. With recoveries remaining more than double the number of fresh cases, the active cases have also fallen...
    New cases fall below 10k mark after 59 days
    The State added 9,118 cases on Thursday, recording less than 10,000 cases for the first time since April 19. The total number of cases in the State reached 23,97,864. Deaths, too, have fallen to 210, taking the total toll to 30,548. Chennai notified the highest number deaths, 33, while Coimbatore added 17 deaths. The bulletin from the State Health Department said 22,720 persons recovered, taking the total recoveries to 22,66,793. The active cases now stand at 1,00,523, with Coimbatore having the highest of 12,820 cases followed by Tirupur with 11,039. Coimbatore also has the highest number of new cases (1,227) while there were 1,041 in Tirupur. In the last 24 hours, 1,67,437 persons were tested for the infection, the bulletin added.
  • NEET impact committee invites public comments NEET impact committee invites public comments

    The Justice AK Rajan committee, which was constituted by Tamil Nadu government to study the impact of NEET-based medical admission on students from government-run schools, has invited suggestions and...

  • After Minister’s order, Tamil Nadu Agri University puts up new Tiruvalluvar photo After Minister’s order, Tamil Nadu Agri University puts up new Tiruvalluvar photo

    The Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU) on Thursday replaced a portrait of Tamil poet Tiruvalluvar clad in saffron robes with a photo of the saint in white attire following a controversy.

  • Nellai tense after group clash, arson Nellai tense after group clash, arson

    Tension gripped areas in and around Munnirpallam in Tirunelveli district following a group clash late on Wednesday evening.

  • Ministers inspect sites for Kalaignar memorial library Ministers inspect sites for Kalaignar memorial library

    School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi along with local Ministers in Madurai inspected six probable sites for establishing the much awaited Kalaignar Memorial Library planned for Rs 70...

  • TNA team meets Indian envoy over power devolution TNA team meets Indian envoy over power devolution

    A delegation of Sri Lanka’s main Tamil party Tamil National Alliance (TNA) on Thursday met Indian High Commissioner Gopal Baglay here and held discussions on the devolution of powers to the minority...

  • AIADMK dist units resolve to condemn Sasi AIADMK dist units resolve to condemn Sasi

    The Opposition AIADMK, led by former chief ministers Edappadi K Palaniswami and O Panneerselvam, had instructed the district units to adopt a resolution condemning ousted leader VK Sasikala, stating...

  • 'Register' of Hindu Endownments Dept missing, petitioner alleges in HC 'Register' of Hindu Endownments Dept missing, petitioner alleges in HC

    A petition was filed in the Madras High Court alleging that the 'Master Register' maintained by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments department, which contained statistics on jewellery and...

  • Tamil Nadu CM announces scheme for kuruvai cultivation Tamil Nadu CM announces scheme for kuruvai cultivation

    Fifty crore rupees is earmarked for providing farm equipment to farmers on subsidy and Rs 11.09 crore will be used for the effective use of water from farm ponds.

  • 'Sasikala or her family members will never be allowed into AIADMK' 'Sasikala or her family members will never be allowed into AIADMK'

    In a statement, Shanmugham, the AIADMK Villupuram district Secretary and former minister, said that the district unit has passed a resolution against the entry of Sasikala to the AIADMK.