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Tamil Nadu observes first full Sunday lockdown as fresh Covid 19 cases cross 10,000 mark

On January 9, 2022, Tamil Nadu observed the first of a series of full lockdowns to be observed every Sunday, in the wake of the surge in Covid-19 cases and the spread of the Omicron variant. Essential services that are permitted during the full lockdown include milk booths, ATMs, hospitals, hospital-related works, goods transportation, and petrol bunks. Facilities that won't be available are public transport, metro rail, and e-commerce services. #TamilNadulockdown #TNlockdown #Chennai #Chennailockdown #Coimbatore #Vellore #Tirunelveli #Tiruchy #SundayLockdown #SundayLockdownTamilNadu #Covid #Covidlockdown #Lockdown #Covid

published on : 16th January 2022

Chennai: Traffic cop turns teacher for street kid

Meet S Mahendran. He is a traffic police personnel from Chennai. For the last one year, he has been helping Deepika, a 7th standard student in her studies. Deepika lives on the footpath with her family.

published on : 13th January 2022

Pongal curbs: Tamil Nadu allows Jallikattu, bars temple entry

With #Covid19 cases on the rise, #TamilNadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Monday announced the extension of existing lockdown norms till January 31 and imposition of a few more restrictions. Significantly, places of worship will be closed for public use from January 14 to 18, when #Pongal is celebrated, and a complete lockdown will be imposed on January 16 (Sunday). While the State has also postponed semester exams indefinitely, jallikattu events have been permitted for Pongal, with restrictions.

published on : 11th January 2022

Tamil Nadu extends COVID lockdown, bars entry to all beaches on New Year

Keeping in mind the upcoming festival season and the threat of Omicron variant of the coronavirus, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday extended the existing Covid-19 lockdown restrictions till December 31. 

published on : 14th December 2021

WATCH | TN: Perambalur man resuscitates wounded monkey, video goes viral

A 38-year-old man from Kunnam taluk in Perambalur is being praised on social media for saving a living being. Not a human this time, but a tailed-ape. The video of him resuscitating the wounded monkey has gone viral on social media.

published on : 13th December 2021

WATCH | TNSTC suspends crew for forcing a narikurava family to get off the bus

The crew of a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) bus was suspended for forcefully disembarking a Narikurava (indigenous community) family including a child from the bus in Nagercoil. 

published on : 10th December 2021

Tamil Nadu Rains: Chennai rainfall among highest in last 200 years!

Chennai crossed the 1,000-mm mark in terms of rainfall received this month. This has happened only three times before in the last 200 years. Chennai, along with other coastal districts of Tamil Nadu, has been receiving heavy rains for several days. Water stagnation has been reported in 186 streets across 75 areas in #Chennai.

published on : 28th November 2021

Watch | Rains pound Tamil Nadu, normal life disrupted; more in store for next 3-4 days

Heavy downpour and the consequent waterlogging disrupted normal life in several parts of the state including Chennai on Friday.  Rain and thundershowers lashed Chennai and neighbouring districts. Twenty-one districts have declared a holiday for educational institutions in the wake of heavy rainfall.

published on : 26th November 2021

Tamil Nadu: Nine dead, nine others injured in house collapse at Vellore's Pernambut

Nine died and nine others were injured in a building wall collapse at Pernambut in Vellore in the early morning on Friday. The deceased include five women and four children. Preliminary probe revealed the identities of the deceased as Misba Fathima, Aneesa Begam, Roohi Naz, Kouser, Thanzeela, Afira, Mannula, Thamed, and Afra.

published on : 19th November 2021

'Drinking water mixed with sewage': TN slum dwellers who were moved to flats complain

About 287 houses in four-storey buildings were allotted for hutment dwellers at Jailpettai around 2011.

published on : 17th November 2021

Mullaperiyar Dam Dispute: Tamil Nadu and Kerala lock horns over rising water levels

The water level in Mullaperiyar Dam rose to 138.95 feet at 11 am on October 30, 2021, prompting Tamil Nadu to release 1,675 cusecs of water into Periyar and causing concern among Kerala government authorities for the safety of those living in the vulnerable downstream areas.

published on : 30th October 2021

Saving the Planet: TN women farm seaweed, contribute in fight against climate change

These women in Tamil Nadu's Rameshwaram are farming seaweed, a miracle drop in the fight against climate change!

published on : 30th October 2021
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