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Nurse accidentally cuts off portion of newborn baby’s thumb in Tamil Nadu

June 9, 2021 1:12:43 pm

The nurse was attempting to remove an intravenous line using a scissor when the mishap occurred at Government Raja Mirasudar Hospital in Thanjavur on Monday.

Elephants in Coimbatore, Nilgiris get tested after lion succumbs to Covid in Chennai zoo

June 9, 2021 2:06:30 pm

Forest minister K Ramachandran said Chief Minister MK Stalin has instructed them to conduct tests in all sanctuaries across the state.

Vaccine pricing inherently unfair: Tamil Nadu govt

Mention ‘COVID-19 deaths’ in certificates, ensure govt aid reaches orphaned children: AIADMK

June 9, 2021 8:42:56 am

Any untruthful certification could deny the government aid to the children who genuinely lose their parents to COVID, Leader of the opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly Edappadi K Palaniswami said.

TN govt warns of police action against those who attack doctors, nurses

June 9, 2021 8:03:38 am

Tamil Nadu Health Minister M Subramanian noted that doctors, nurses and the government were working on a 'war-footing' to save the lives of people amid the COVID-19 pandemic and said even doctors tried their best to save a life even at critical moments.

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Covid canvas: Chennai artist uses self-portraits to describe illness, isolation

June 8, 2021 11:59:48 pm

Bala Govind Kumar, a visual artist, recorded himself in home isolation, and used the videos for his portraits.

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DMK MLA converts office into hospital for Covid care

June 8, 2021 4:23:32 pm

The hospital is named after DMK patriarch and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late M Karunanidhi and was inaugurated by Thoothukudi MP Kanimozhi on Sunday.

Tamil Nadu e-registration: How to apply for e-registration – A step by step guide

June 14, 2021 11:40:02 am

Tamil Nadu e-registration online: Tamil Nadu government has extended the lockdown till June 14 to curb the spread of Covid-19. As per the latest guidelines, e-registration is mandatory for both inter and intra-district travel and for those entering Tamil Nadu from other states/countries.

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‘NEET an injustice,’ TN Cong urges CM Stalin’s intervention

June 8, 2021 9:39:31 am

Tamil Nadu Congress Committee president K S Alagiri said an expert committee should be appointed to set criteria, and admissions to medical colleges should be based on reservation policy and primacy must be given to students of government schools.

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TN govt allots Rs 25 cr from CMPRF to procure Amphotericin B

June 8, 2021 8:31:11 am

According to the Medical Minister M Subramanian, the number of those infected by it stands at 921 in the State as of Sunday (June 6).

Chennai woman ‘lawyer’ verbally abuses and intimidates police, booked

June 7, 2021 1:48:17 pm

Tanuja Kathula rushed to Chetpet junction after her daughter was stopped by police for driving without masks and e-registration pass, and claimed that she is an advocate and could make the cops pay for their actions.

Infected Asiatic lion on antibiotic regimen; TN CM visits zoo

June 7, 2021 10:10:37 am

Chief Minister M K Stalin instructed the authorities to ensure proper vaccination is administered to all animal handlers and officials at the zoo where the first instance of COVID-19 was found among the lions.

AIADMK backs DMK govt over NEET, urges Centre to abolish test

June 7, 2021 9:34:38 am

Listing the difficulties faced by Tamil Nadu students, O Panneerselvam said there is a need for separate coaching to take the test since it is modelled on NCERT-CBSE curriculum and they cannot afford the fee charged by coaching centres.

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Chennai Hyderabad June 7, 8, 9 Highlights: TN records 17,321 cases and 405 deaths

June 10, 2021 9:26:39 am

Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News June 7, 8, 9 Highlights: As of Tuesday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 2,04,258.

TN government cancels Class XII exams, CM Stalin urges PM Modi to scrap NEET as well

June 6, 2021 8:39:06 am

The decision was made based on the feedback given by the School Education Department, which held a consultation with various stakeholders including health experts, students, educationists, among others.

Tamil Nadu extends Covid-19 lockdown till June 14 with few relaxations

June 5, 2021 3:30:50 pm

The 11 districts having higher caseload than others will see fewer relaxations.

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Lioness dies of Covid-19 at Chennai zoo, eight other lions test positive

June 5, 2021 10:02:35 am

Officials at Vandalur zoological park said it is very difficult to ascertain how the virus spread to the animals despite strict precautions.

Covid-19: Chennai Corporation to loan pulse oximeters to patients from low-income group

June 4, 2021 5:55:42 pm

The corporation has put this into practice for better monitoring of the patients under home quarantine and also to help people who cannot afford to buy the device which costs anywhere between Rs 500 and Rs 2,000.

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Chennai Hyderabad June 4 Highlights: TN records 22,651 fresh cases and 463 deaths

June 7, 2021 9:15:26 am

Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News June 4 Highlights: As of Friday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 21,95,402

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Karunanidhi’s anniversary: 500-bed hospital in Chennai, free bus travel for trans women, differently abled

June 3, 2021 9:21:34 pm

Further, Chief Minister MK Stalin announced an incentive of Rs 5,000 for all police personnel ranging from constables to Inspectors engaged in Covid-19 duty.

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Tamil Nadu: Implement 10.5% Vanniyar reservation without delay, says Ramadoss

June 3, 2021 4:21:32 pm

A government order (GO) was published by the Higher Education Department in April, other departments should have passed similar orders and the 10.5 per cent reservation for Vanniyar youths would have been implemented in education and employment, the PMK leader said

Chennai gangster fires at cops, tries to jump off bridge before getting arrested

June 3, 2021 1:53:25 pm

Manikandan, a history-sheeter with 32 criminal cases against him including murder and extortion, had been absconding for several years.

Ex-minister facing charges of sexual assault seeks advance bail

June 2, 2021 9:25:03 pm

Manikandan submitted that the complainant was very well aware that he is a married man and claimed she was in a consensual relationship with him.


TN Covid wrap: State reports over 25,000 new cases; Education minister says Stalin to take final call on class 12 exams

June 2, 2021 9:16:16 pm

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Wednesday took to Twitter to share the letter he had sent to Union Minister Harsh Vardhan to frontload the state's June vaccine supplies from the first week itself, saying it has almost exhausted the doses.

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Frontload TN’s June vaccine supplies from first week itself, Stalin tells Centre

June 2, 2021 7:46:31 pm

Chief Minister MK Stalin assured his government's unflinching and wholehearted support in putting this national asset (IVC) to its full use.

Chennai Hyderabad June 2, 3 Highlights: TN reports 25,317 fresh cases, 483 deaths; Active cases in Telangana over 33,000

June 4, 2021 9:18:45 am

Chennai, Hyderabad Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest News June 2, 3 Highlights: As of Wednesday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 2,88,702.