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Janardhan Koushik


Soaps are out of stock: The real reason you are seeing reruns on Indian television during lockdown
Tue, Mar 31, 2020

The situation is dire for a lot of channel and serials. For instance, Asianet’s signature Malayalam comic strip video, Munshi, is not being produced for the first time in two decades.

This Chennai cop’s Corona Helmet is quite scary, but helps in raising awareness
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

"Many people promised that they will follow all the rules and regulations to curb the spread of the virus, I can definitely say this initiative has made an impact," the police officer said.

Tamil Nadu man in home quarantine turns violent, bites 75-old-year woman to death
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

The police said Manikandan tried to flee the spot, attacking people who tried to stop him. He was eventually caught by the mob in a few minutes and handed over to the district police.

Coronavirus: Volunteers in Tamil Nadu are helping distribute food and care for elderly
Sat, Mar 28, 2020

Apart from the Corporations, various NGOs have also joined hands to make the current situation better for the people.

‘Once we get into isolation ward, we can’t come out till end of shift’: Chennai nurse on COVID-19
Thu, Mar 26, 2020

"If any of the staff members had any reservations to work in isolation wards, they are threatened that a complaint will be raised to the higher authorities," she said.

Coronavirus India updates March 25: Cases cross 600 as PM warns of action against those misbehaving with doctors
Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Coronavirus India latest update today, March 25: The Centre has asked the state governments to ensure unhindered operation of essential services and their seamless availability for the general public during the 21-day lockdown period announced to deal with the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus outbreak brings Tamil Nadu’s poultry industry to its knees
Mon, Mar 23, 2020

As of now, we have lost 25,000 crore rupees business all over India, every day our loss percentage keeps interesting, the President of Tamil Nadu Poultry Farmer’s Association said.

COVID-19: As migrant workers return home, how different states are feeling the pinch
Sun, Mar 22, 2020

With 49 active infection cases and over 50,000 people under home quarantine as of Sunday, the Kerala's health system is under considerable duress and is bending over backwards to meet daily needs. Any added pressure will cause the system to collapse.

Coronavirus: Tamil Nadu Minister asks cadre not to visit, worship centres restrict gatherings
Thu, Mar 19, 2020

On March 16, the Tamil Nadu government announced the closure of all theatres, pubs, malls, parks, museums and other commercial entities throughout the state.

From across India, how coronavirus has hit small business owners, traders
Thu, Mar 19, 2020

Last month, the Traders’ body Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) had written to India’s trade minister Piyush Goyal, asking him to assess the impact of coronavirus, particularly on small traders and businesses in the country.

Coronavirus pandemic: Here is how the southern states are blocking further spread
Mon, Mar 16, 2020

Karnataka has seven active cases and one casualty, Telangana two cases along with a patient who has recovered and one each in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Across India, Maharashtra stood first with 32 active cases.

Rajinikanth to meet Rajini Makkal Mandram district secretaries tomorrow
Wed, Mar 11, 2020

When asked about why Rajinikanth was upset after last week's meeting, one of the district secretaries said the actor was displeased with the performance of a few members.

Coronavirus India updates March 7: 3 more test positive, bringing total cases to 34
Sat, Mar 07, 2020

COVID-19 has infected at least one lakh people in over 90 countries across the world and claimed the lives of over 3,400 so far.

K Anbazhagan: Remembering Anna’s brother, and a friend of Kalaignar
Sat, Mar 07, 2020

Popularly referred to as perasiriyar (professor) in the DMK camp, Anbazhagan was a mix of calm and the storm. He was a member of the Lok Sabha between 1967-71 and had been elected to the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly for nine terms.

New V-C for Madras University: Stalin, Ramadoss slam move to name JNU V-C on search panel
Sat, Mar 07, 2020

Governor Banwarilal Purohit, the Chancellor of the University of Madras, has nominated Kumar to the search panel as incumbent vice-chancellor P Duraisamy’s tenure is ending in May.

Coronavirus updates March 6: PM Modi to review impact tomorrow as total cases now stand at 31
Fri, Mar 06, 2020

Coronavirus India updates March 6: Adequate screening measures have been put in place and nine more airports have been added to the existing 21, bringing the total number to 30 airports where screening of passengers is being carried out. Meanwhile, PM Modi will review the coronavirus spread in India tomorrow.

‘Trying to saffornise’: DMK, PMK condemn nomination of JNU V-C to Madras University panel
Fri, Mar 06, 2020

The governor is acting against the political ethics and trying to saffronise the higher education Institutes in the state claimed DMK leader MK Stalin.

Rajinikanth interacts with his outfit, says will help ‘Muslims meet Modi, Shah over CAA’
Thu, Mar 05, 2020

After the meeting, Rajinikanth said he 'was disappointed about one thing, but would reveal it later'.

Rajya Sabha polls: AIADMK could lose one seat, while DMK might gain two
Wed, Feb 26, 2020

The Election Commission Tuesday announced the schedule for biennial elections to 55 Rajya Sabha seats across 17 states.

After accident on sets of Kamal Haasan’s ‘Indian-2’, workers union demands safety measures
Mon, Feb 24, 2020

A crane holding heavy lighting equipment snapped while the crew of 'Indian 2' was shooting a major fight sequence. Three crew members were crushed to death while ten other technicians were injured. Kamal Haasan said he "escaped death by a whisker".