TN Lockdown

13 trains including six overnight services from Chennai to resume operations in Tamil Nadu

On Thursday, the state government requested the railways to resume more train services connecting various parts of the state with Chennai in a bid to boost economic activity

published on : 3rd September 2020

After 170 days, Chennai to be connected to rest of Tamil Nadu through buses and trains

However, private omni bus operators, who have been pressing for the bus fare to be doubled, maintained that the services will not be resumed citing lack of viability.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Traditional dress, Aadhaar cards must for devotees, say Tamil Nadu temple websites

In Chennai, Sri Kapaleeswarar temple in Mylapore and Sri Thyagaraja Swamy temple in Tiruvotriyur have refurbished their websites with features for advance booking of darshan timings

published on : 1st September 2020

Bus services resume in TN, MTC's monthly passes issued in March valid till September 15

As many as 6090 buses were operated across the state on Tuesday, of which MTC operated about 2400

published on : 1st September 2020

Small places of worship in Chennai corporation area can reopen from Aug 10: CM

However, big places of worship including temples, mosques and churches across the State will remain closed until further announcements.

published on : 8th August 2020

Teen held, hunt on for kingpin behind racket offering e-passes for a price in Vellore

Meanwhile, government authorities have been instructed to issue e-passes to all applicants if proper documents are provided

published on : 4th August 2020

Provide sanitary napkins to all schoolgirls during lockdown: Madras HC to Tamil Nadu govt

The court also directed that eggs for all the children who benefited under the mid day meals scheme be provided amid the lockdown

published on : 30th July 2020

Lockdown on for day two, Tamil Nadu CM says it is a 'speed breaker'

All measures are in place for both early identification and treatment of people who test positive, he told reporters after inspecting quarantine amenities at Guru Nanak School in Velachery here.

published on : 20th June 2020

COVID-19 Unlock 1.0: Restaurants resume dine-in services in Tamil Nadu to lukewarm response

Restaurants that reopened the dine-in amenity had only 50 per cent of the seats of the total capacity, saw people being allowed to enter after thermal screening and provision of hand sanitisers.

published on : 8th June 2020

Tamil Nadu has suffered Rs 35,000 crore revenue loss during COVID lockdown: CM Edappadi Palaniswami

Palaniswami said that the state will see what announcement the Centre makes on the next course of lockdown as the ongoing fourth phase will end on May 31.

published on : 23rd May 2020

Ongoing COVID-19 lockdown could be lifted 'gradually': Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami

The chief minister made the remarks at a review meeting of district collectors and other officials chaired by him to take stock of the COVID-19 prevention activites at the Secretariat here.

published on : 13th May 2020

COVID-19 lockdown: Tamil Nadu government eases restrictions in non-containment areas

Grocery shops selling essential commodities can function between 6 am and 5 pm and restaurants (only for takeaways) between 6 am and 9 pm.

published on : 2nd May 2020

Tamil Nadu expert panel says only gradual lifting of COVID-19 lockdown possible

Prabhdeep Kaur, a key member of the panel, said that testing has been increased in the last two weeks and therefore more cases have also been detected.

published on : 30th April 2020