TN CM wants PM to re-constitute expert panel on Indian culture

Expressing surprise over southern States, especially Tamilnadu, finding no place in the expert committee formed to study the origin and evolution of Indian culture, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to re-constitute the panel by including eminent scholars from the State. Continue Reading

Corona numbers go high in Chennai

After a brief hiatus, the number of active coronavirus cases in the Chennai has reached the 10,000 mark. However, only two places in the city have more than 1,000 cases. Continue Reading

Covid-19: India crosses 56-lakh mark; death toll up 90,020

As India’s Covid-19 cases crossed 56-lakh mark today, the total death toll touched above 90,000. Continue Reading

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh breaks his one-day fast

Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh today broke his one-day fast, he has started on Tuesday to protest the unruly behaviour towards him by some Opposition members during the passage of agriculture Bills in the Upper House on 20 September. Continue Reading

Modi to review Covid situation with TN CM today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet via video conferencing the Chief Ministers of seven States including Tamilnadu, which are majorly contributing to the country’s Covid-19 caseload. Continue Reading

As TN’s count crosses 5.5 lakh, Health Secy says ‘we are at critical phase’

Adding 5,337 new Covid-19 cases to the caseload, Tamilnadu’s coronavirus infections crossed the 5.5 lakh mark on Tuesday evening and stood at 5,52,674. The death toll mounted to 8,947 with an addition of 76 more fatalities. Continue Reading

TN reports new 5,337 Covid-19 cases, 5,406 recoveries

Tamilnadu today registered 5,337 new Covid-1 9 cases, taking the total number of persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in the State so far to 5,52,674. Continue Reading

Colleges to reopen on 1 November

Universities and colleges may complete their admission process by the end of October and the new academic session for first-year students will likely begin from 1 November, according to draft guidelines on the academic year prepared by higher education regulator University Grants Commission. Continue Reading