As normality slowly returns after the second wave of COVID-19, the Tamilnadu government continues to review the reopening of schools, at least for the higher classes. The review meeting led by School Education Minister Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi, comprising health officials, discussed whether to reopen schools for students from Classes 9 to 12 like it was done after the first wave.… Continue reading "Tamilnadu government reviews reopening of school for higher classes"
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With Tamilnadu under a two-week lockdown to combat the deadly second wave sweeping across, the government on Tuesday announced relaxations for fruit shops and stores selling Indian medicines. “Fruit shops can function till 12 pm during the lockdown. Similarly, medical shops selling allopathy medicines, Indian medicines are also permitted to operate,” the GO said. The State also provided one-day relaxation… Continue reading "TN government announces relaxations in lockdown"
DMK leader MK Stalin took oath as the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu today morning. Along with the DMK chief, 34 ministers of his party are also took oath to be appointed in the state cabinet. The names include 19 former ministers and 15 new faces. It has two women. DMK had fought the elections with its allies and got an… Continue reading "M K Stalin takes oath as Chief Minister of Tamilnadu"
The Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Centre and Taminadu government to consider a plea to provide economic stimulus packages for employees of private and unorganised sectors who have lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 lockdown. The first bench of Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee and Justice Senthilkumar Ramamoorthy gave a direction to this effect while disposing of a… Continue reading "Madras High Court directs TN government to consider plea for economic packages"
Political parties, on Monday, agreed unanimously to allow Sterlite Copper to manufacture only oxygen in their copper plant in Thoothukudi. Representatives from all recognised political parties in Tamilnadu had participated in the all-party meeting convened by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, at Secretariat. “In the meeting, a resolution to allow Sterlite Copper to manufacture only oxygen was passed unanimously,” said… Continue reading "TN government agrees to open Sterlite for oxygen manufacturing"
Madras High Court Chief Justice Sanjib Banerjee, on taking stock of the COVID situation in Tamil Nadu, especially on four counts-diversion of Remdesivir, oxygen supply, ventilators and vaccinations, expressed satisfaction over the State’s preparedness in dealing with the raging second wave. Indicating that it’s not the court’s intention to interfere in what is regarded as an exclusive executive domain, the… Continue reading "Madras High Court appreciates TN govt’s preparedness in handling second wave"
The Tamilnadu government on Thursday said it will provide free COVID-19 vaccination for all from 1 May, when the next phase of inoculation drive covering all above 18 years would start. The announcement comes a day after major vaccine maker Serum Institute of India announced a price of Rs 400 per dose for its COVID-19 vaccine ”Covishield” for State governments… Continue reading "Tamilnadu government to give free Covid vaccine to those above 18"
The government of Tamilnadu informed the Madras High Court on Thursday that no student will be promoted without taking an online exam. The government had earlier taken the position that exams will be cancelled in view of the Covid 19 pandemic and has now taken a diametrically opposite stand before the High Court. The government has responded to a PIL… Continue reading "TN government to conduct online exams for students with arrears"
Tamilnadu government has announced fresh restrictions in the wake of surge in Covid19 cases. These new restrictions will come into effect from 10 April. According to the new restrictions religious gatherings and festivals will be banned. “Restrictions will imposed on small traders at Koyambedu market in Chennai. Passengers will not be allowed to stand and travel in govt and private… Continue reading "New restrictions imposed by TN government from 10 April"