Tamil Nadu added 5,325 new Covid-19 cases and 63 deaths on Wednesday. With this, the State’s tally has reached 5,57,999 and toll increased to 9,010. The State breached yet another grim milestone vis-a-vis Covid-19 on Wednesday with the number of deaths crossing 9,000. But, on the bright side, the total number of people discharged after treatment crossed the five lakh… Continue reading "TN crosses 9,000 Covid toll mark, reports 5,235 fresh cases"
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Idia’s coronavirus tally crossed the 56-lakh mark today on account of around 83,000 new cases in the last 24 hours. Death toll from the virus in India has increased by 1,053 to reach 88,935, as per the latest updates. 6,62,79,462 samples tested up to 22nd September for Covid-19. Of these, 9,53,683 samples were tested yesterday, says Indian Council of Medical… Continue reading "India’s Covid tally crosses 56 lakh mark"
Citing practical challenges posed by the pandemic, former Union telecom minister A Raja, DMK MP Kanimozhi and Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Balwa on Monday opposed the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate’s pleas to fast-track hearing of appeals challenging the acquittal of individuals and firms in the 2G spectrum case. They said the agencies have not shown the urgency so far… Continue reading "Raja, Kanimozhi challenge pleas for early hearing of 2G appeals"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will chair a high-level virtual meeting with the chief ministers and health ministers of seven Covid high burden states/UT on Wednesday to review the status and preparedness to manage the situation. Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Delhi and Punjab account for more than 63% of the active cases in the country. These are… Continue reading "PM to review Covid situation with 7 worst hit States including TN"
Tamil Nadu on Tuesday reported 5,406 recoveries while 5,337 new COVID cases were recorded, taking the caseload to 5,52,674. The death toll mounted to 8,947 with an addition of 76 more fatalities. The Director of Public Health (DPH) and Preventive Medicine has instructed all Deputy Directors of Health Services to prepare a micro plan, at the level of health sub-centres… Continue reading "TN’s Covid count crosses 5.5 lakh, enters critical phase"
Music director Ghibran and Chennai Super Kings collaborate for Greater Chennai police initiative Salaam chennai– A Tribute video to COVID 19 warriors
We have gone and still going through the most unprecedented war in the history of mankind, where every individual is a warrior. Especially, in a metropolitan city like Chennai, it has been quite a turbulent battle to fight against. However, it’s the unity and discipline among every people that made us overcome the hurdles and turn the bleak scenario into… Continue reading "Music director Ghibran and Chennai Super Kings collaborate for Greater Chennai police initiative Salaam chennai– A Tribute video to COVID 19 warriors"
Even before the storm triggered by the arrest of 10 policemen of the Sattankulam Police Station, from the Inspector of Police to constables — in connection with the deaths of traders P. Jayaraj and J. Benicks – has subsided, the Inspector of Police of nearby Thattarmadam Police Station has been booked in a case of abduction and murder of a… Continue reading "Thoothukudi youth murder snowballs into political row in TN"
A vaccine for the coronavirus will likely be ready by early 2021 but rolling it out safely across India’s 1.3 billion people will be the country’s biggest challenge in fighting its surging epidemic, a leading vaccine scientist told Bloomberg. According to Gagandeep Kang, professor of microbiology at the Vellore-based Christian Medical College and a member of the WHO’s Global Advisory… Continue reading "Covid-19 vaccine by early 2021: Scientist"
An expert committee, headed by former RBI governor C Rangarajan, has recommended the Tamil Nadu government to lift the lockdown completely for the economy to be revived. The government has also been urged to find other ways to contain the spread of the pandemic. There are indications that Tamil Nadu’s economy might return to pre-Covid levels in a couple of… Continue reading "Lift lockdown fully to revive economy: Expert panel to TN govt"
Union Ministry of Finance has given consent for Tamil Nadu to borrow additional 0.5% of gross state domestic product (GSDP) amounting to Rs 9627 crore for financial year 2020-21. Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur said this in a written reply to a question Rajya Sabha, while responding to DMK MP P Wilson’s query on whether the Union… Continue reading "Central govt allows TN to borrow additional Rs 9627 crore"