Unlock 4.0 begins in TN, buses ply, temples allow devotees, parks open

As coronavirus cases crossed the 4.25 lakh mark in Tamilnadu, including about 1.35 lakh in Chennai alone, public transport resumed in this teeming megapolis, temples and other places of worship were reopened for devotees after a gap of five months, as a slew of relaxations under Unlock 4.0 came into force in the State today. Continue Reading

TN CM inaugurates Rs 110 cr mega water scheme in Tiruttani

Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today laid the foundation stone for a mega water development scheme in Tiruttani. The scheme will be implemented at a cost of Rs 109.68 crore. Continue Reading

Outbreak of Covid-19 infections via elevator surfaces in China

In a study published in the United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website, Chinese researchers identified an outbreak of Covid-19 infections which via elevator surfaces in a province in China. This is being viewed as a marked departure from previous lukewarm notices on surface-to-person transmissions. Continue Reading

Centre asks Google, Apple to remove banned Chinese apps

Close on the heels of banning 59 applications, most of them popular Chinese apps such as TikTok, Shareit, Mi Video Call, Club Factory and Cam Scanner, citing threat to national security and sovereignty, the government of India has issued instructions to Google and Apple to remove the banned applications from their respective application stores. Continue Reading