tamil nadu

Rains increase dam levels in Tamil Nadu

Rains caused by cyclonic storm  Tauktae  has helped increase water level in various dams in the district. 

published on : 17th May 2021

Mobile steam inhalers to fight COVID-19 receives backlash in Tamil Nadu

Steam inhalation or steaming has become a commonly prescribed home  remedy against Covid during the second wave currently surging in India.

published on : 16th May 2021

From May 18, Remdesivir to be sold to private hospitals directly: Tamil Nadu government

The government stated that antiviral Remdesivir drug should only be administered for patients who are undergoing treatment with oxygen support. The drug has limited benefit for other patients.

published on : 16th May 2021

Orphaned children of COVID victims in Tamil Nadu stand at risk of child trafficking menace

Several children in the State lost parents to the pandemic, and their relatives, who might not be fully aware of the adoption process, are falling prey to some messages circulating on the social media

published on : 16th May 2021

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin inspects 104 COVID war room, attends call of lady seeking oxygen bed

Stalin was on an inspection visit to the facility when the call came. Introducing himself as the one attending her call, Stalin sought the patient's details and as to where he was admitted.

published on : 16th May 2021

Tamil Nadu may airlift oxygen cylinders, concentrators soon from Madhya Pradesh

Sources said that the talks for this are on and the ways of streamlining oxygen through air are being discussed by a special team.

published on : 16th May 2021

COVID-19 lockdown: Shops shut early in Tamil Nadu; police use drones in intensified lockdown

Public were advised to follow COVID-appropriate behaviour such as wearing masks, frequent use of sanitizers and maintenance of physical distance.

published on : 16th May 2021

Covid-19 war rooms to be set up in four districts: Tamil Nadu minister M Subramanian

The government would strictly monitor private hospitals, which started Covid-19 treatment under the government insurance scheme.

published on : 15th May 2021

Tamil Nadu braces for cyclone Tauktae, CM Stalin asks officials to monitor dam levels

Kanyakumari district having its border with Kerala, Tirunelveli and some of the districts in the Western Ghats region received rains today.

published on : 15th May 2021

TN revises global tenders for Covid vaccines, to procure only 3.5 crore doses

The last date for submission of tenders is June 5 at 11 am. The tenders submitted will be opened at noon on June 5 at the Tamil Nadu Medical Services Corporation Limited in Chennai.

published on : 15th May 2021

Palaniswami writes to PM Modi seeking enhanced supply of oxygen, Remdesivir

In his letter, the former Chief Minister said that the second wave of coronavirus has affected a large number of people all over the state.

published on : 15th May 2021

Cyclone 'Tauktae': NDRF doubles number of teams mobilised for rescue, relief measures to 100

The force's Director General, S N Pradhan, said in a tweet that these teams are being mobilised for deployment in the coastal regions of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Goa and Maharashtra.

published on : 15th May 2021

Goondas Act for hoarders of Remdesivir, oxygen cylinders: Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

The Chief Minister also pointed out that the State government has been adopting a multi-pronged approach to contain coronavirus infection.

published on : 15th May 2021

Selfie craze: 20-year-old man dies after slipping into well with tractor in Tamil Nadu

Sanjeev had completed a course in catering and just joined a firm in Chennai.

published on : 15th May 2021

State government to rope in more medical staff: Tamil Nadu minister PTR Palanivel Thiagarajan

The minister said that the government decided to rope in retired doctors, final year medical students and students with foreign medical degrees.

published on : 15th May 2021
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