From this morning, there was a steady stream of people from various walks of life who visited the farmhouse of veteran singer S P Balasubrahmanyam at his farm house in Thamaripakkam in Thiruvallur district to pay their last tributes to the legend before his last rites. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday night announced that the mortal… Continue reading "SPB’s last rites with full police honours, thousands pay tribute at farmhouse"
Superstar Rajinikanth is reported to be playing the role of a village president in Siva-directed Annaatthe, which is said to be a rural entertainer. The film will have some strong dialogues. So, Rajinikanth himself decided to write a few punch lines for him, and he has been in discussion with director Siruthai Siva over the phone regarding it. Reportedly, the… Continue reading "Rajinikanth’s role in Annatthe revealed"
Single day Covid-19 tests in Tamil Nadu hit a new high with 94,877 samples, while 5,679 cases took the tally to 5,69,370, the state health department said. Seventy two more fatalities pushed the toll to 9,148 The record samples tested on Friday took the cumulative number of specimens examined so far to 69,10,521. As many as 5,626 people were discharged… Continue reading "TN increases Covid testing, readies micro plans for vaccination"
India’s Covid tally today crossed 59-lakh mark; with 85,362 new cases in last 24 hours. A total of 1,089 deaths were recorded in the last 24 hours. The total case count now stands at 59,03,932 including 9,60,969 active cases. The total death count in India rose to 93,379, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said. The global death toll… Continue reading "India’s Covid count nears 60 lakh"
As many as 661 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Coimbatore district on Friday, taking the tally so far to 29,057. While 4,801 persons from the district were undergoing treatment for COVID-19 on Friday, 517 persons recovered from the disease and returned home. The Health Department said that six more persons from the district died of the disease, taking the… Continue reading "Coimbatore sees record spike of Covid cases"
With the Tamil Nadu government announcing that students could visit schools from October 1 on a voluntary basis, School Education Minister K A Sengottaiyan has said Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami will hold discussions with the Health and Family Welfare Department and the Revenue Department and make an announcement on the reopening of schools. Speaking to the media, he said… Continue reading "Latest and important developments in TN school and higher education"
In a shocking news to millions of his fans, veteran singer S P Balasubrahmanyam has passed away. On Thursday evening, SPB’s health condition became extremely critical, said MGM Hospital where he was getting treatment for the past some weeks. A health bulletin issued late said, “His condition in the last 24 hours has deteriorated further warranting maximal life support and… Continue reading "SPB passes away"
Tamil Nadu government has allowed classes 10, 11, and 12 students to visit schools on a voluntary basis for taking guidance from teachers from October 1, 2020. The state government has issued a set of Standard Operating Procedures, SOPs for the students who would be attending the schools on a voluntary basis from next month. Students who want to take… Continue reading "TN schools to reopen 1 Oct; CM offers to bear all expenses of Gujarat Tamil school"
The CBI carried out searches at multiple locations in Tamil Nadu in connection with a cash-for-votes case during the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The central agency has taken over the investigation from the state police, officials said. An amount of over Rs 11 crores was seized on April 1, 2019 days before the Lok Sabha polls on Vellore seat. Later,… Continue reading "CBI carries out raids in TN in important case"
Over 58 lakh coronavirus cases have been detected so far in India, with 86,052 new cases reported in the last 24 hours. The death toll from the virus has reached 92,290, as per the latest update from health ministry. Though the number of deaths appears to be small in comparison to the number of cases, India’s per day deaths is… Continue reading "With single day spike of over 86k cases, India’s Covid count crosses 58 lakh"