OPS, AIADMK MLAs held for protesting near Assembly

Posted on   2:43 pm

AIADMK MLAs including Deputy Leader of Opposition and the party’s coordinator O Panneerselvam were detained by the police today for staging a protest near Kalaivanar Arangam, where Assembly session was being held, against the merger of Dr J Jayalalithaa University with Annamalai University.

China’s new rule for minors playing video games

Posted on   12:36 pm

China has forbidden under-18s from playing video games for more than three hours a week, a stringent social intervention that it said was needed to pull the plug on a growing addiction to what it once described as spiritual opium.

Beware of new Covid variant C.1.2

Posted on   12:23 pm

A new variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which cause Covid-19, has been detected in South Africa and many other countries globally which could be more transmissible and evade protection provided by vaccines, according to study.

Vaccinate all teachers, students, says WHO

Posted on   12:18 pm

As millions of children return to school for the new academic session, vaccinating teachers and other school staff against Covid-19 disease can help make schools a safe place against the infectious disease, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Unicef said.