Long Covid risk higher with Delta variant than Omicron: King's College researchers

Analysis of data from ZOE Covid Symptom study app shows 4.4 per cent of Omicron cases were long Covid, compared to 10.8 per cent of Delta cases.

published on : 17th June 2022

Covaxin booster improves efficacy against Delta, Omicron variants: ICMR study

The antibody response, clinical observations, viral load reduction and lung disease severity after virus challenge were observed, said the study.

published on : 15th June 2022

Over 1,000 mechanised boats set to hit sea as fishing ban ends in Tamil Nadu's coastal delta districts

Mechanised fishing boats such as trawlers and gillnetters keep off the sea during the period to facilitate breeding of fishes in the Bay of Bengal.

published on : 15th June 2022

Cauvery river water reaches coastal districts of Tamil Nadu

According to PWD, around 10,000 cusecs is being released from Mettur and the inflow into the dam has decreased over the past few days.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Tamil Nadu​ announces kuruvai package for Cauvery Delta farmers

The package, MK Stalin said, would help to bring 4.90 lakh acre under kuruvai paddy cultivation and another 13.34 lakh acre under samba.

published on : 31st May 2022

Annual two-day inspection of mechanised boats under way in TN delta districts

The officials had earlier insisted all owners to submit all their boats for inspection, failing which their vessels would be considered inactive and their registration, cancelled.

published on : 26th May 2022

Krishna delta to get irrigation water on June 10

Minister for Water Resources Ambati Rambabu, visited the Pulichintala project and inspected the water storage levels and various problems on Tuesday.

published on : 18th May 2022

Will take all steps to get due share of Cauvery water, says Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

The State government had declared the Cauvery Delta region as a Protected Agricultural Zone as per the Tamil Nadu Protected Agricultural Zone Development Act, 2020.

published on : 12th May 2022

Breakthrough infection with Delta, reinfection with Omicron in individual vaccinated with Covishield

The findings of the study prove the immune evasion potential of the Omicron variant, even after infection and vaccination, said the researchers.

published on : 24th April 2022

Immune evasion potential of Omicron post natural COVID infection, vaccination: ICMR study

Post recovery, the patient experienced symptoms of long COVID including generalised weakness for 2-3 weeks and insomnia for 2-3 months.

published on : 19th April 2022

Covid-19 subsides, focus back on kids' health in Tirupattur 

Around 1,021,46 children were screened at schools. Among them, 6,688 of them were found positive for various disorders and 4,661 were referred for treatment.

published on : 6th April 2022

Karaikal fishermen blamed of pair trawling, banned from Tamil Nadu waters

Pair trawling is a practice considered destructive to marine resources. It is a practice where two trawler boats 'pair' and use a common net to catch fish.

published on : 2nd April 2022

Krishna basin requires less water: Witness

Further examination will be held from April 18 to 20. 

published on : 1st April 2022

Covid-19: Delta wiped out, BA.2 variant of Omicron now dominant in TN

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus completely replaced the Delta variant in Tamil Nadu this month, as per data from the Directorate of Public Health.

published on : 29th March 2022

Tamil Nadu agri budget: A mixture of welcome initiatives & disappointments, say farmers' unions

The representatives of farmers' associations are of the view that though the allocations for many schemes are small, they are happy that the government had recognised the needs of farmers.

published on : 20th March 2022
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