An AIADMK functionary was beheaded in Chengalpattu on Sunday. It is believed that it is a case of revenge killing.
The murder is suspected to be fallout of the land dispute the victim had with a few persons.
A Covid patient and two medical staff had a narrow escape after an 108 ambulance caught fire minutes after they alighted inside the Chengalpattu Government Hospital premises on Sunday.
Police said the girl was a final year college student, while her father, Thanigaimani, worked as a driver in a private school
The test positivity rate in Chengalpattu is around 16%, said health officials in the district. In Thiruvallur, officials said the positivity rate is 11.5%
Former director of public health Dr K Kolandasamy suspected that this could be a sign that the State is seeing the second wave of infection, and there could also be a third wave.
As a starter, the arterial Anna Salai and Kamraj Salai , besides a number of other key roads in the city, will remain closed, except for ambulance services.
A police officer said that many people who reached the border claimed they wanted to get out of Chennai as they believed an intensified lockdown was about to come into place
Official sources said the trains are being introduced with the objective of restoring normalcy outside Chennai in order to boost economic activity
Officials said the introduction of the new trains will be notified soon and the quarantine procedure for inter-zone travellers will remain unchanged for these trains
Chengalpattu district collector John Louis said that according to protocol, only the name has to be withheld.
While 'donning' is the procedure of assembling PPE on the healthcare providers, 'doffing' refers to its removal, a release from IIT, Madras said.
The Irula families are seen as just potential vote banks and nothing more by local politicians said residents of nearby villages.
Mother gives birth to a baby boy in a train.