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Take a deep breath & blow into straw: Breath analysers are back in biz

After a gap of more than six months, the traffic police in Chennai have started deploying breath analyser to catch drunk drivers.

07 Oct 2020

Tamil Nadu's COVID-19 toll crosses 6,000 as transport minister MR Vijayabhaskar tests positive

While the state reported 5709 new cases, Chennai alone recorded 1,182 cases while cases continued to surge in its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu (344 cases) a Kancheepuram (249).

18 Aug 2020

Tamil Nadu records 5,849 new COVID-19 cases, toll rises to 3,144 after inclusion of 444 unaccounted Chennai deaths

As per ICMR guidelines, all deaths of COVID patients are counted irrespective of underlying or antecedent causes. 

22 Jul 2020

Tamil Nadu to soon get 6 new govt medical colleges

The State has infrastructure and the manpower to put these colleges to use as early as possible, said officials. 

12 Oct 2019