Mon, Sep 20, 2021

  • The Tamil Nadu health department has administered 16,43,879 lakh doses of vaccine in the second mega vaccination camp organised by it.
    Over 16L people vaccinated in TN's 2nd mega vaccine camp
    The state public health department in a statement on Sunday said that this has taken the total vaccination to one crore since the beginning of September till date. The vaccination was administered from 7 a.m. till 7 p.m. and the compiled data was made available late at night. The health department officials also said that as the state has almost exhausted its quota of vaccines, there would not be any vaccines on Monday. Regular vaccination will resume after the vaccine supplies arrive from New Delhi, officials said. The state health department had expected to vaccinate 15 lakh people on Sunday in 18,824 centres spread across primary health centres, anganwadis, noon meal centres, government hospitals, schools and some auditoriums. Of the 16,43,879 people who were inoculated, a total of 10,85,097 received their first dose and 5,58,782 their...
  • Kayalpattinam residents oppose Blue Flag beach Kayalpattinam residents oppose Blue Flag beach

    The beach town of Kayalpattinam, a municipal town in Tiruchendur taluk of Thoothukudi district, which boasts a serene sandy beach, has been zoned for development under ‘Blue Flag’ certification...

  • MNM gets its ‘Battery Torch’ symbol for civic elections MNM gets its ‘Battery Torch’ symbol for civic elections

    Makkal Needhi Maiam president Kamal Haasan on Sunday announced that his party has been allotted the ‘Battery Torch’ symbol by the Tamil Nadu State Election Commission for the rural local bodies polls.

  • 4-round engineering counselling announced 4-round engineering counselling announced

    A four-round counselling schedule for the students in the general category was announced by the Higher Education Department.

  • PMK urges state to hold 2nd counselling for TNPSC Group-IV PMK urges state to hold 2nd counselling for TNPSC Group-IV

    PMK founder S Ramadoss on Sunday urged the state to hold second counselling for those who were selected in Group-IV exams conducted by Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC).

  • Malls, cinemas, parks closed in Kovai over partial lockdown Malls, cinemas, parks closed in Kovai over partial lockdown

    The streets of Coimbatore wore a deserted look on Sunday as malls, cinemas, parks and tourist spots remained closed for a day over fresh restrictions imposed by the district administration to prevent...

  • Kerala Min meets Velu to move materials for Vizhinjam port Kerala Min meets Velu to move materials for Vizhinjam port

    Kerala Minister for Ports Ahamed Devarkovil on Sunday met Minister for Public Works EV Velu seeking TN’s help in transporting construction materials for the ongoing Vizhinjam international sea port.

  • DMK leaders play hardball with Cong DMK leaders play hardball with Cong

    District presidents of Tamil Nadu Congress are sweating it out in the negotiation with their DMK counterparts in the 9 district civic polls.

  • Silambam to come under 3 pc sports quota Silambam to come under 3 pc sports quota

    Updated On: Sep, 20, 202105:12 AM

    The Tamil Nadu government is taking steps to include Silambam, the traditional martial art form of the State, under the 3 per cent sports reservation for admissions to educational institutions and...

  • NMC fails to respond on status of med college, HC takes exception NMC fails to respond on status of med college, HC takes exception

    The plea had accused the Sri Muthukumaran Educational Trust of running a medical educational institution without any license and registration or even proper facilities. However, the trust had claimed...