Complete lockdown in TN: What’s allowed, what’s not from Monday

The Tamilnadu government today imposed a complete lockdown (with few relaxations) for two weeks across the State between 4 am on 10 May and 4 am on 24 May to combat the spread of Covid-19. Continue Reading

Centre allows cash payment of Rs 2 Lakh for Covid treatment

In order to provide relief amid the ongoing second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, the Income Tax (I-T) department announced that hospitals and nursing homes can now accept cash payments of Rs 2 lakh or more for the treatment of coronavirus-infected patients till 31 May, 2021. Continue Reading

Innovative methods needed to correct TN’s financial position: New FM

Madurai Central MLA Palanivel Thiagarajan, who is the son of former DMK leader PTR Palanivel Rajan, today took charge as the Finance Minister of Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

TN’s oxygen reserve at alarmingly low level, enough for just 1 more day

The Tamilnadu government informed the Madras High Court on Thursday that oxygen reserves in the State are adequate only for two days. Continue Reading

Jaishankar, India team in isolation in London

In London to attend a G7 foreign Ministers’ meeting, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and three members of his delegation went into isolation after had been exposed to ‘possible Covid-19 positive cases’. Continue Reading