The Madras High Court last Wednesday said that a specific clause is to be added in the Police Conduct Rules providing that any harassment by them to the persons belonging to the LGBTQ+ community and/or to the activists and NGO workers, will be treated as misconduct and will entail a punishment.
Both the integrated website and app are the first of their kind dedicated to Oottukkadu Venkata Kavi and contain close to 600 completed works of the composer, lyrics to his songs, pronunciation guides, a history of the composer, his contribution to music, musical facts, historical significance of the songs, and more.
Hospitals and blood banks in Chennai stated that with fewer accidents being reported and planned surgeries being rescheduled due to Covid-19, the demand for blood donations has come down. Donors are given a call only during emergencies these days.
A volunteer with Chitlapakkam Rising said that about 50 - 55 per cent of work has been done on the lake so far. This includes an island in the middle of the lake to serve as a haven for birds and cobblestone pathways on the perimeter of the lake.
Several messages being shared on WhatsApp claim that the vaccine is now available for anyone over the age of 18. The Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) has stated that such messages are false and has urged people to await their turn for vaccination.
Unreserved tickets can currently be purchased only by those travelling along Chennai Beach - Velachery, Royapuram - Gummidipoondi, Chennai Beach - Chengalpattu and Chennai Suburban Terminus - Tiruvallur routes.
Karnataka Bengaluru Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News January 26 Highlights: The farmers, led by Karnataka Rajya Raitha Sangha, Samyukta Horata, an umbrella organisation of farmers and trade unions and Communist parties will converge at Freedom Park.
Tamil Nadu Telangana Coronavirus Assembly Elections 2021 January 25, 26 Highlights: The road between Light House and War Memorial along Chennai's Kamarajar Salai will be closed from 6 am and will be reopened following the event.
Karnataka Gram Panchayat Election Results 2020, Karnataka Local Body Election Results 2020 Live Updates: As many as 2,22,814 candidates contested the election whereas 8,074 candidates were elected unopposed.
Various tourist spots in Tamil Nadu have reopened for visitors after over eight months of lockdown. For most places, the COVID-19 protocol is the same — it includes wearing a mask, sanitising hands frequently and observing social distancing at all times.