After almost six-months, schools in some states reopened their gates to students of Classes 9-12 with a long list of rules to be followed as per the Covid-19 protocol announced in Unlock 4 by the central government. Schools in Andhra Pradesh partially opened today with students of classes 9 and 10 permitted to attend amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.However, it… Continue reading "Schools reopen across India: What’s allowed and what’s not"
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India’s Covid-19 case tally crossed 54-lakh mark with a spike of 92,605 new cases and 1,133 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total case tally stands at 54,00,620. Pharmaceutical companies are committed to a “science first” approach in the development of Covid-19 vaccines even as the pressure piles on to end the pandemic, the representative of a Singapore-based industry… Continue reading "India’s Covid-19 case tally crosses 54-lakh"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister today inaugurated 3,501 mobile ration shops. These will be positioned at convenient spots near the homes of people, dispensing essential goods. The scheme, which was being run on a pilot basis through 43 mobile ration shops in Tiruchi and Tiruppur districts is being spread all across the State. This scheme will benefit over five lakh ration… Continue reading "TN CM unveils 3,501 mobile ration shops"
Tamil Nadu became first state in the country to come out with policies on Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Cybersecurity policies, when Chief minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami unveiled them at Connect 2020. The platform ‘Nambikkai Inaiyam’ (Blockchain Backbone) would help establish a single trusted source that would be used to create an efficient and manipulation resilient system for government services, the… Continue reading "TN becomes India’s first State to unveil AI, blockchain and cybersecurity policies"
In a respite to school students attending online classes in the state, there would be a five-day break for them starting today to reduce their stress and help them refresh. Schools have implemented this as per an announcement by the Tamil Nadu government recently. School Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan said a brief vacation has been planned for the school… Continue reading "No online classes in TN for a week from today, Minister talks about reopening of schools"
கோலிவுட்டின் வளர்ந்து வரும் நடிகைகளில் ஒருவர் ஷாலு ஷம்மு. ‘வருத்தப்படாத வாலிபர் சங்கம்’, ‘திருட்டுப்பயலே 2’, ‘மிஸ்டர் லோக்கல்’ உள்ளிட்ட பல படங்களில் குணச்சித்திர வேடங்களில் நடித்திருக்கும் ஷாலு ஷம்மு, தற்போது ‘இருட்டு அறையில் முரட்டு குத்து 2’ படத்தில் கதையின் நாயகியாக நடித்து வருவதோடு, மேலும் சில படங்களிலும் நடித்து வருகிறார். இந்த நிலையில், ஷாலு ஷம்மு ரசிகர்களுக்காக செய்த ஒரு விஷயத்தால், தற்போது பாராட்டு மழையில் நனைந்து வருகிறார். பொதுவாக ரசிகர்கள் தான் தங்களது மனம் கவர்ந்த நடிகர், நடிகைகளின் பிறந்தநாளை… Continue reading "இப்படியும் ஒரு நடிகையா! – ஷாலு ஷம்முக்கு குவியும் பாராட்டுகள்"
Officials at the Chennai International Airport have announced that the e-pass system, which was available at the airport for passengers, has been withdrawn. Earlier, passengers travelling to Chennai could either obtain an e-pass on the Tamil Nadu E-pass Portal or at a counter at the airport. From Friday, passengers travelling to Chennai will have to obtain the e-pass from the… Continue reading "Chennai airport withdraws e-pass facility"
Daily Covid-19 cases reported in the country dipped marginally but remained over 90,000 even as deaths from the infection continued to surge. As many 1,225 fatalities were recorded during the past 24 hours, the third highest single-day count so far, taking the overall toll past 85,000. The total case tally stands at 53,08,015 including 10,13,964 active cases, 42,08,432 cured/discharged/migrated &… Continue reading "Covid death toll crosses 85k; total cases go past 53 lakh"
About 40 per cent of the syllabus has been reduced for school students in Tamil Nadu for the 2020-21 academic year, based on a report submitted by an 18-member committee, State School Education Minister KA Sengottaiyan has said. The 18-member panel, set up to look into reducing the syllabus for the 2020-21 academic year in view of closure of schools… Continue reading "Tamil Nadu govt reduces school syllabus by 40%"
Since June, Tamil Nadu has received 32 per cent excess rainfall even as Chennai recorded a deficit of 18 per cent. Weather forecast shows chances of more rain lashing parts of the State as a low pressure area is likely to form over northeast Bay of Bengal around September 20. After experiencing overcast weather and a pleasant breeze over the… Continue reading "TN gets excess rainfall, but shortage in Chennai"