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

Editorial: Pay them first

The Supreme Court has urged the Union government to issue directions to States for payment of salaries and providing necessary quarantine facilities to doctors and healthcare workers engaged in treating Covid-19 patients. Continue Reading

Royapettah ACP creates WhatsApp group for people under quarantine

Policemen often claim themselves as friends of people. Proving this true, Royapettah Assistant Commissioner M S Bhaskar has created a WhatsApp group to keep in touch with people who are placed under home quarantine under his jurisdiction. Continue Reading

700 Indians repatriated from Maldives by INS ‘Jalashwa’

Indian Navy Ship ‘Jalashwa’ has repatriated 700 stranded Indians from  Maldives as part of ongoing ‘Samudra Setu’ mission by the Union government. Continue Reading

People from Dubai, Lanka, Qatar add to TN’s Covid-19 numbers

Tamilnadu continued to witness a surge in Covid-19 infections with 1,438 cases and 12 deaths reported on Friday, taking the count to 28,694 and fatalities to 232. Continue Reading

Creating awareness among pregnant women amidst corona scare

With an aim to create awareness for expecting mothers, experts have shared some handy safety tips for pregnant woman to follow in order to avoid being infected by the deadly virus. Continue Reading

185 Sri Lankan military personnel test positive

Some 181 of the virus-positive military personnel are from the Navy who were among the first responders in the island-nation’s battle against the disease that has infected 588 people and claimed the lives of seven others. Continue Reading

KVB donates Rs 1 cr to TN CM’s relief fund

Karur Vysya Bank has donated a sum of Rs one crore to the Tamilnadu Chief Minister’s Public Relief Fund to support the government’s initiatives for the prevention of COVID-19 pandemic. Continue Reading

Chennai engineering students develop nursing robot

A group of electrical engineering students and faculty from AVIT , Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation along with duo entrepreneurs Premnath and Subramanian have developed a robot called V2 Buddy at the “Ganesan Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre”. Continue Reading