Tamil Nadu News


Former Puducherry local administration minister Elumalai dies of COVID-19 at JIPMER

Rising from a very humble beginning, Elumalai first became an MLA when he won the Ossudu assembly constituency (SC) seat on a Puducherry Makkal Congress (PMC) ticket in 2001

published : 20 hours ago

Puducherry health minister hints 'hard decisions' to follow as UT reports biggest single-day spike

Out of 2,616 persons undergoing treatment in hospitals, 2,274 are in Puducherry region, 161 in Karaikal GH, 181  in Yanam GH and four in Mahe.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Residents threat crematorium workers for cremating COVID-19 victim

Crematorium workers were in a fix when residents of Aathupalayam threatened them for carrying out the final rites for a Covid-19 victim in Tirupur on Monday evening.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Elephant samples to be sent to Chennai in ice packs

Forest Department officials for the first time have decided to send samples of she elephant that died on Monday by placing them in ice packs to the Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University

published : 12 Aug 2020

No information under RTI due to lack of workers

Social activist and State Secretary of Aadhi Thamizhar Peravai Vidiyal Veeraperumal asked around 10 questions to the Virudhunagar Medical College Hospital authorities regarding Covid work.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Covid-19: Six doctors died of COVID-19 in Madurai district

Six doctors from the district have died due to Covid as on August 10, said the Madurai branch of Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Tuesday.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Husband-wife duo becomes Karaikal’s top administrators

Niharika Bhatt is one of the youngest to assume the top post in Karaikal. She hails from Lucknow and holds a B Tech in Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Perambalur GH doctor makes device to shield anaesthetists from Covid

In a development that would bring cheer and relief to anaesthetists, a government doctor in Pudukkottai has designed a device that could shield them from infection while intubating Covid patients.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Nature’s bounty laid to waste at this DPC in Ariyalur

Paddy was cultivated in 5000 acres in Kuzhumur Nallanayakapuram, Kiliyappattu, Sittudaiyar, Periyakurichi, Thalavai, Ayanthathanur, Vanichinapuram and Nakkambadi villages.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Two critical ISRO facilities in Sriharikota shut even as northern dists feel virus heat

Meanwhile, the Covid kitty of Tamil Nadu continued to swell after 5,834 fresh cases and 118 deaths were reported on the day, driving up the tally to 3,08,649 and the toll to 5,159.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Lankan cops seek gangster Angoda Lokka’s death confirmation report

Jaliya added, Tamil Nadu CB-CID is yet to file a final report on his death, so we have requested the Indian High Commission to confirm it.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Finding family amid pandemic

Covid came as a cruel blow to mankind creating chaos everywhere and throwing life out of gear. However, it has also helped people discover humanity and build new relationships.

published : 12 Aug 2020

More job loss on the anvil as ISRO shuts 2 more units

The suspension of operations can create more trouble for contract employees, who are already facing massive lay-offs with many space missions put on the backburner.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Industries seek alternative solution over e-pass system

Irked over the e-pass system, the industrialists urged the government to come up with a solution to ease their travel.

published : 12 Aug 2020

Fake e-passes: Computer centre sealed

Officials from the Revenue Department sealed a computer centre on Kattabomman Street for allegedly issuing fake e-passes, on Monday night.

published : 12 Aug 2020