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Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: New care facility in Chennai; state records 938 new cases

May 30, 2020 10:45 pm

Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar announced on Saturday that a new COVID care facility has been set up at Pulianthope in Chennai, with a capacity of 1400 beds to treat COVID-19 patients in the city.

Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: Chennai Corporation orders closure of 150 shops in T Nagar; 30 Puzhal inmates test positive

May 29, 2020 10:49 pm

While inspecting the shops on Friday, authorities found that the shops were not following social distancing and sanitation norms and claimed that some of the shops did not even have sanitizers to provide to the customers.

Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: Total cases cross 19,000; Health minister hits back at opposition

May 28, 2020 10:24 pm

Reacting to accusations by the opposition party that the state government has failed to control the spread of COVID-19, Health Minister C Vijayabaskar said that it is not the time to play politics as the government and health experts are putting a lot of effort and risking their lives to curb the spread of the pandemic in the state.

Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: Total cases cross 17,000; Chennai's Royapuram records maximum cases in city

May 26, 2020 10:41 pm

As of 8 am on Tuesday, Royapuram has 2065 positive cases, while Alandur (Zone 12) has the least number of cases with 132.

Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: 35 flights at Chennai airport Monday, state sees 805 new cases

May 26, 2020 1:20 am

In the highest single-day jump in the state, 805 new cases were recorded in Tamil Nadu on Monday. While briefing the media via video conferencing, state health minister C Vijayabaskar said 88 per cent of the Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu are asymptomatic.

Dayanidhi Maran writes to Civil Aviation Minister: Severe passenger congestion at Chennai Airport

February 27, 2020 4:03 pm

"Every day nearly 40,000 passengers travel through the airport and most of them are made to wait long hours, especially during peak hours," said Dayanidhi Maran.

On flight from Australia, infant found dead upon arrival at Chennai airport

November 22, 2019 4:06 pm

The infant's parents had noticed that the child's feet were blue while waiting for their luggage at the international terminal.

Meet Remya Sreekantan, the first woman firefighter at Chennai's airport

November 20, 2019 2:15 pm

Remya's appointment in the AFS has definitely shattered a glass ceiling in firefighting as far as women joining the force is concerned.

Chennai-Jaffna air link resumes after nearly four decades: All you need to know

October 18, 2019 7:03 pm

Commercial flights between Chennai and Jaffna had ceased when the civil war, led by a Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) insurgency broke out in the island nation in 1983.

DMK MP Kanimozhi tweets about Chennai Airport roof leakage, gets flak for double-standards

September 19, 2019 10:07 pm

Kanimozhi brought the frequent incidents of ceiling collapses into the topic and lashed at its poor maintenance.