Chennai lockdown

COVID: Chennai's positivity now 30 per cent, highest in Tamil Nadu

Of the total 241 Omicron cases recorded so far, 231 patients have been discharged and there are none 'under admission including home isolation' as on date, a COVID bulletin said.

published on : 16th January 2022

No need for full lockdown in Tamil Nadu, says Health Minister Ma Subramanian

CM Stalin has asserted that the economy should not be affected, restricted lockdown enough for now, Subramanian said.

published on : 11th January 2022

343 train services to be operated in Chennai on Sunday amid complete lockdown

The trains will run on Chennai Central - Arakkonam (113 ), Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi (60),  Chennai Beach  -  Velachery (36) and Chennai Beach  -  Chengalpattu (120) routes

published on : 7th January 2022

After 10-day closure, market streets reopen in Chennai amid third COVID wave fears

Corporation’s Revenue Department officials on the field said that there were a few issues in the implementation of the 10-day closure.

published on : 10th August 2021

Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till July 12. Check details here

The e-pass/ e-registration system for travelling from one district to another is withdrawn. 

published on : 2nd July 2021

Lockdown extended in Tamil Nadu till July 5 with more relaxations, malls to reopen in Chennai

In four districts -- Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kanchipuram and Chengalpattu -- shopping malls/complexes can function between 9 am and 7 pm. But no permission has been give for theatres to reopen.

published on : 25th June 2021

As lockdown keeps beaches in Chennai out of bounds, horse owners’ income dries up

More than the animal’s death, Mala was pained by her inability to provide food or treatment to Ramu during his last days.

published on : 21st June 2021

A goal in sight for hockey players

With relaxations being introduced every week, the association is waiting for the state government to relax the rules for training and start sports activities.

published on : 14th June 2021

Dentist arrested for posing as MP’s kin, flashing fake e-pass in Chennai

Sources from the Pallikaranai police said the dentist, Shyam Kanna, recently evaded a police check by claiming to be a relative of South Chennai MP Thamizhachi Thangapandian.

published on : 14th June 2021

Suburban train services increased in Chennai to help commuters maintain social distancing

The Chennai division of Southern Railway has increased the number of daily workmen suburban specials from 208 to 279

published on : 7th June 2021

On first day of Unlock, confusion in Chennai as e-registration portal crashes

"We anticipated four times more applications than earlier but we had ten times more than the registrations we had previously. We received over 60 lakh registrations today," said an official.

published on : 7th June 2021

Vehicles fill roads on Day 1 of lockdown relaxation in Chennai but veggie markets see low turnout

Corporation and health staff who were conducting tests at camps for a month have now taken to the streets to collect swabs

published on : 7th June 2021

Chennai corporation uploads details of grocery stores offering home delivery to official website

According to a chennai corporation release on Sunday, the website will have details of the vendors classified into small stores and supermarkets along with their contact details and addresses. 

published on : 30th May 2021

Chennai lockdown: City corporation mulling to deploy 2,000 1-ton trucks to sell fruits, vegetables

The civic body is organising the sale of vegetables and fruits in mobile carts as all shops are shut this week as part of the total lockdown.

published on : 25th May 2021

Railways to slash suburban train services in Chennai from Tuesday amid intensified lockdown

The decision to cut train services was taken in view of closure of non-essential government departments and courts whose employees are authorised to travel

published on : 24th May 2021
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