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Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor-starrer Amar Akbar Anthony completes 43 years today.

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Referencing the sequence in the trailer where we see the characters of John David Washington and Robert Pattinson talking about an imminent plane crash, Christopher Nolan said that after weighing all the pros and cons, they decided to blow up an actual plane for the shoot.

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Preksha Mehta passed away in Indore on Monday. She hanged herself at her house where she was living with her parents.

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The company has already reopened locations across Australia, Canada, Austria, Germany, South Korea, Italy and Switzerland, and plans to start opening stores in Japan and Sweden this week.

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Since the SwissCovid works on Apple-Google’s contact-tracing framework, it operates in a “decentralised” way.

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Currently, the Realme X3 Super Zoom is available only in the European market and there are no words on whether the device will be made available in other markets or not. It is unlikely that the Realme X3 Super Zoom will head to the Indian market.

Chennai News

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

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

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.

IAF to operationalise No.18 Squadron at Coimbatore
IAF to operationalise No.18 Squadron at Coimbatore

According to a PIB (Defence Wing) release, the squadron “Flying Bullets” will be operationalised at the Sulur Air Force Station on Wednesday. The Squadron will be equipped with LCA Tejas FOC (final operation clearance) aircraft and will be the second IAF Squadron to fly LCA Tejas,” after the 45 Squadron based at Coimbatore.

Tamil Nadu Covid wrap: Parlours, salons to open in state except Chennai; HC grants bail to 12 who prevented burial of doctor
Tamil Nadu Covid wrap: Parlours, salons to open in state except Chennai; HC grants bail to 12 who prevented burial of doctor

The Madras High Court on Saturday granted conditional bail to 12 people who had been arrested on April 20 for preventing the burial of the body of a neurosurgeon from Chennai who had died of COVID-19.

Tamil Nadu lockdown 4.0: Beauty parlours, salons to open from tomorrow, except in Chennai
Tamil Nadu lockdown 4.0: Beauty parlours, salons to open from tomorrow, except in Chennai

On Saturday, Chief Minister K Palaniswami, while announcing that salons and beauty parlours can reopen from tomorrow, said the businesses should ensure both workers and customers wear masks and strictly enforce social distancing in the work place.

COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Barring Chennai, autos allowed to ply across state; total cases cross 14,000
COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Barring Chennai, autos allowed to ply across state; total cases cross 14,000

Autos and cycle rickshaws outside the jurisdiction of Greater Chennai Police and carrying only one passenger and driver each will be allowed to start operations across the State from Saturday between 7 am and 7 pm.

Former DMK deputy general secretary VP Duraisamy joins BJP
Former DMK deputy general secretary VP Duraisamy joins BJP

“Joining BJP is like falling into my mother’s lap. It will take good care of me,” former DMK deputy general secretary VP Duraisamy said.

COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Govt announces measures to cut expenditure; 2,500 field workers roped in for Chennai slums
COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Govt announces measures to cut expenditure; 2,500 field workers roped in for Chennai slums

The field workers will track 300 homes from Saturday and advise residents on the importance of social distancing, wearing masks and washing their hands with soap and water to maintain hygiene.

COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: 743 positive cases today; 379 Chennai localities declared non-containment zones
COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: 743 positive cases today; 379 Chennai localities declared non-containment zones

Of the total cases, 557 people tested positive in Chennai.

COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Class X board exams rescheduled to June 15; free food at Chennai Amma canteens till May 31
COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: Class X board exams rescheduled to June 15; free food at Chennai Amma canteens till May 31

Tamil Nadu Minister for School Education K A Sengottaiyan said that the government will make all necessary arrangements for students to write the exams without any hurdle. Not more than 10 students will be allowed to take up the exam in one classroom.

Tamil Nadu & Puducherry lockdown guidelines: Relaxations in 25 districts, liquor shops to reopen
Tamil Nadu & Puducherry lockdown guidelines: Relaxations in 25 districts, liquor shops to reopen

Tamil Nadu & Puducherry lockdown guidelines: There have been no relaxations in restrictions across containment zones and 12 other districts, including Chennai. Movement of people across the state has been restricted between 7 pm and 7 am except for emergencies.

Challenges aplenty, but we are prepared: Tamil Nadu health minister on COVID-19
Challenges aplenty, but we are prepared: Tamil Nadu health minister on COVID-19

Tamil Nadu recorded 11,224 COVID cases till Sunday, the largest number after Maharashtra. However, the state’s death rate of .67 is lower than that of Maharashtra, Gujarat and several larger states, Vijayabaskar pointed out.

Tamil Nadu Covid-19 wrap: TASMAC liquor shops reopen; HC seeks report on migrants from state, Centre
Tamil Nadu Covid-19 wrap: TASMAC liquor shops reopen; HC seeks report on migrants from state, Centre

As per the guidelines issued by the TASMAC, liquor shops were provided with tokens in seven different colours. Each liquor shops were instructed to disperse only 500 tokens per day.

Cannot control tears… nothing but a human tragedy: Madras HC on migrants
Cannot control tears… nothing but a human tragedy: Madras HC on migrants

The bench observed though the governments have taken care of every section of the society to the maximum extent possible, the guest workers and agricultural workforce were neglected. This was evident from the reports of the print and visual media in the past one month.

COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: SC stays order against opening of TASMACS; Govt offices to operate with 50 per cent workforce from May 18
COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: SC stays order against opening of TASMACS; Govt offices to operate with 50 per cent workforce from May 18

According to a circular issued by the Tamil Nadu government, the workforce will be halved to ensure social distancing and continue regular functioning of the offices.

COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: TN panel says only gradual lifting of lockdown possible; govt issues rules for inter-state movement
COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: TN panel says only gradual lifting of lockdown possible; govt issues rules for inter-state movement

Tamil Nadu on Thursday reported 445 new COVID-19 cases, of which Chennai accounted for 363 cases. The number of cases reported on Thursday is the lowest the state has reported in the past 10 days.

Tamil Nadu Covid-19 wrap: 580 cases today; CM blames vendors for Koyembedu cluster
Tamil Nadu Covid-19 wrap: 580 cases today; CM blames vendors for Koyembedu cluster

Tamil Nadu reported 509 new Covid-19 cases on Wednesday with 380 cases being reported from Chennai alone.

Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: Stores re-open in Chennai; CM requests Modi to not resume air, rail services
Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: Stores re-open in Chennai; CM requests Modi to not resume air, rail services

According to the release by the Tamil Nadu government, in the video conference meeting with PM Modi, Edappadi said effective medical treatment in Tamil Nadu has ensured that the death rate is only 0.67 per cent and the discharge rate is 27 per cent.

Chennai: Some stores open, residents step out to shop after 8 weeks
Chennai: Some stores open, residents step out to shop after 8 weeks

Here is all you need to know about the shops allowed to operate in the state, and the guidelines they need to follow.

Tamil Nadu: 14-year-old girl burnt to death, two AIADMK men arrested

Both accused, G Murugan and K Kaliyaperumal, are AIADMK functionaries and relatives of the victim Jayashree. The girl suffered 95 per cent burn injuries in the attack and died at Villupuram Government Medical College on Monday morning.

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