While extending the present Covid restrictions till December 15, the Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday permitted buses to Kerala. “Already, buses are permitted to the neighbouring States of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka and now buses will be permitted to Kerala too,” said Chief Minister MK Stalin, in a statement. As the current phase of restrictions ends on November 30, the… Continue reading "Stalin extends lockdown in TN with additional relaxations"
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Tamilnadu government signed 59 MoUs for projects worth Rs 35,208 crore in various sectors, including aerospace and defence, which is set to create job opportunities for 76,795 people. Chief Minister MK Stalin said attention should be paid to manufacturing related to the aerospace and the defence sector, even as he made references to various kinds of industries here and Coimbatore… Continue reading "TN government signs 59 MoUs for projects worth Rs 35,208 crore"
Kamal Haasan has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. He recently returned from the US after launching his clothing line called Kamal’s House of Khaddar. In a tweet, Kamal Haasan revealed that he had a slight cough after his return from the US. He has now been admitted to a hospital in Chennai. He urged everyone to be careful and… Continue reading "Kamal Haasan tests corona positive"
Higher education institutions in Tamilnadu will hold offline classes six days a week, including Saturdays. Earlier, offline classes were conducted on alternate days in shifts. “All higher educational institutions, including State universities, deemed universities, autonomous institutions and self-financing institutions have been directed to henceforth function in offline mode on all six days a week,” said a note from Higher Education… Continue reading "Higher education institutions to have classes six days a week"
Tamilnadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiaga Rajan said that it is not feasible for the state govt to reduce the tax on fuel. “Tamil Nadu levies ad valorem taxes after union govt levies the taxes and the reduction in fuel taxes by Rs 5 on petrol and Rs 10 for diesel has resulted in a loss of Rs 1,050 crore for… Continue reading "Not possible to reduce state tax on fuel: TN Finance Minister"
The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) withdrew the red alert for Chennai and Tiruvallur on Thursday evening and issued an orange alert for these districts as heavy to very heavy scattered rainfall is expected till Friday morning. S Balachandran, head, RMC, said that the well marked low-pressure area concentrated into a depression on Thursday evening and moved westwards at a speed… Continue reading "RMC withdraws red alert for Chennai and Tiruvallur"
As predicted by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), heavy rains have again lashed Chennai and its adjoining districts, as well as several other areas in north Tamilnadu. As a result, schools and colleges in the affected areas were shut on Thursday. To prevent any untoward incident, units from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), fire… Continue reading "Heavy rains lash Chennai and neighbouring districts"
The Regional Meteorological Centre has issued red alert for Chennai on 18 November. Thunderstorms with heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Chennai, Tiruvallur, and Kancheepuram districts. Ranipet, Chengalpattu, Salem, Ariyalur, Perambalur, and delta districts will also witness heavy rains with thunderstorm on Wednesday. “The low-pressure area over southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining… Continue reading "Chennai rains: Red alert issued on 18 November"
Chief Minister MK Stalin launched a new brand of cement ‘Valimai’ manufactured by Tamil Nadu Cements Corporation Ltd (TANCEM). However, the already existing govt brand ‘Arasu’ cement (earlier ‘Amma’ cement) would also continue to be manufactured. The high grade ‘Valimai’ cement will have greater compression strength, quick setting and high heat resistance. The cement will be sold at two qualities,… Continue reading "TN government launches TANCEM’s Valimai cement"
Tamilnadu government has appointed 10 senior IAS officials to coordinate flood relief works in the 10 flood-hit districts. J Jayakanthan, Commissioner, Prohibition and Excise, has been appointed as coordinator of Tiruchy district, S Prabakar, MD, Tamil Nadu Civil Supplies Corporation, as coordinator for Erode, K Nandakumar, Commissioner, School Education, for Vellore, R Selvaraj, Commissioner of Panchayats, for Ranipet, K Baskaran,… Continue reading "Chennai rains: TN government appoints ten IAS officials to coordinate flood relief works"