TN girl, who lost father a month before Class 12 exams, passes with flying colours

She could not even see him last because their family could not afford the money to fly down the body from Malaysia to India.

16 Jul 2020

'Avoid touching surfaces': COVID-19 warning brings the world to a halt for these blind people

While normal walking sticks are priced at Rs 150, sticks with voice automation and vibration detecting facilities cost anywhere between Rs 3,000 and Rs 5,000.

16 Jul 2020

When will the aid reach us, ask specially-abled persons

Persons with Disabilities (PwD) across the State rue that the financial aid announced by the State government in mid June was yet to reach most of them.

05 Jul 2020

Covid wears out livelihood, weavers yet to get govt aid

The ongoing lockdown due to Covid-19 has upended lives of several handloom weavers in Tamil Nadu.

03 Jul 2020

When you are ‘too young for Covid’

Corporation officials turn us away from testing citing our age as the reason, claim youth

02 Jul 2020

Chennai: Tireless heroes, at your service

Corporation volunteers brave all odds to help people under home quarantine

29 Jun 2020

Not a ‘fine’ morning walk for this Chennai gentleman

In the first of its kind occurrence in the city, a morning walker was fined `100 for violating lockdown norms.

26 Jun 2020

In a first, morning walker in Chennai fined Rs 100 for violating lockdown

The man left for his usual walk to Pondy Bazaar at around 7 am in the morning, like he had been doing for the past three months. But much to his surprise, cops intercepted him and issued a challan.

25 Jun 2020

No warnings given; they came, razed and went

62-year-old S Looington, physically disabled, lived all his life at Tulasingapuram near Nandambakkam.

25 Jun 2020

All shops in TN to be shut on Wednesday to protest deaths of two traders in police custody

"The public need not panic because the shops will be shut only for a day," said T Vellaiyan, president, Tamil Nadu Traders Association.

23 Jun 2020

TN revokes dine-in relaxation, will allow only takeaway till June 30 in bid to arrest COVID-19 spread

Relaxing the lockdown norms, the state government had allowed resumption of dine-in services on June 8 with restaurants functioning with 50 per cent capacity but revoked that to combat virus spread.

20 Jun 2020

In the name of desilting...

They allege not only have the workmen not desilted or cleared encroachments in two ponds, but also have excavated more than required silt, to sell it for their gains.

19 Jun 2020

Tamil Nadu sources epilepsy medicine from abroad

Sabril is an oral anti-epileptic drug. As imports were restricted post lockdown, there was acute shortage of this medicine.

19 Jun 2020

Chennai's COVID-19 patients not given discharge summary?

When contacted, officials from Omandurar Government hospital and RGGGH denied that they were not giving discharge summaries.

17 Jun 2020

Covid patient suffers as hospitals refuse dialysis

CM cell intervenes and arranges for the procedure to be done today

12 Jun 2020