Covid19

Former Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal tests positive for Omicron variant of COVID-19

Dr Rajesh Mahajan, in-charge of the team of doctors attending to Badal, said that the five-time chief minister was stable.

published on : 24th January 2022

Adivi Sesh's film 'Major' pushed due to pandemic 

The film traces the journey of Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, who selflessly fought to save the lives of people during the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.

published on : 24th January 2022

NCP chief Sharad Pawar tests positive for COVID-19, says 'there is no cause for concern'

Pawar said that he is following the treatment suggested by his doctor and requested all those who have been in contact with him in the past few days to get themselves tested.

published on : 24th January 2022

Assembly elections 2022: Election Commission's decision to allow video vans comes with riders

It had cautioned that the video van events should not cause inconvenience to the people and should not be a hindrance to smooth flow of traffic.

published on : 24th January 2022

TN govt to consider withdrawing Sunday lockdown if Covid cases continue to reduce: Ma Subramanian

Cases are reducing in comparison to last one or two days. It is satisfactory, he said.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Glitches, infection delay COVID-19 booster drive in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchy

They have been registered as 'citizen' in the Cowin portal, while vaccination is allowed only for healthcare workers, frontline workers and senior citizens.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Over 14 lakh get the shot at 19th mega COVID-19 vaccination camp in Tamil Nadu

After the 19th mega vaccination camp, 89.06 per cent of people have received the first dose and 66.80 per cent received the second dose. 

published on : 23rd January 2022

21 big cats at Chennai's Anna Arignar Zoological Park test negative for COVID

Samples from 21 felids at the Anna Arignar Zoological Park, which were sent to the National Institute of High Security Animal Diseases (NIHSAD), Bhopal, have tested negative for Covid-19.

published on : 23rd January 2022

38,880 people given COVID booster doses in city: Chennai Corporation

More than 1.5 lakh people are eligible for precautionary dose vaccination in the city and this number is expected to double in the next 10 days, said city corporation officials.

published on : 23rd January 2022

'Am fully vaccinated against COVID, won't mask up': Thanjavur DSP argues with Chennai cops

When contacted, a senior police officer confirmed the incident and said a report would be submitted to senior officials seeking action against the police officer.

published on : 23rd January 2022

National Coalition on the Education Emergency urges government to reopen schools in Bengaluru

The National Coalition on the Education Emergency feels that closure of schools will have catastrophic consequences on children.

published on : 23rd January 2022

COVID-affected to get vaccine jabs three months after recovery: Karnataka minister Dr K Sudhakar

Health and Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Saturday announced that those who had been afflicted with COVID-19 are to be vaccinated only after three months of recovery.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Joblessness, underemployment add to Karnataka's COVID-19 burden

The fallout of unemployment/underemployment can be devastating on the minds of the youth, more so through a pandemic which plays out as a factor to deliver a cascading impact on the industry.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Former Karnataka minister R Ramalinga Reddy questions politics behind lifting COVID curfew

Reddy has predicted that the polls to the BBMP would be held in April, and sarcastically attributed the government's decision to 'Keshavakripa'.

published on : 23rd January 2022

Ernakulam district collector Jafar Malik urges public to stick to COVID curbs

Malik in a review meeting said that the restrictions imposed in district should be ensured by the authorities concerned.

published on : 23rd January 2022
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