Gaja relief fund from Centre in two weeks: Central counsel tells court

The Centre will announce the exact amount of Cyclone Gaja relief fund in two weeks. Till then, the State can make use of Rs 1,277 crore available in the coffers of the State Disaster Relief Fund, said the counsel representing the Centre, in the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court today. Continue Reading

CM, deputy CM in Nagai; distribute relief to Gaja-hit people

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam are presently giving away relief materials to those affected by severe cyclonic storm Gaja in worst-hit Nagapattinam district.  Continue Reading

Gaja effect: Will NEET application deadline be extended?

With just four days left for the deadline to apply for NEET (UG) – 2019, students in the delta districts are in trouble as they do not have access to Internet to apply for the competitive examination. Continue Reading

CM to leave for Delhi to seek funds; Guv surveying delta districts

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will be boarding a flight this evening for Delhi to call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and seek funds for cyclone relief in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Gaja effect: Govt steps up measures to prevent disease breakout

Also, 1,767 medical camps have been conducted and over 900 doctors and nurses are on duty in the six affected districts and more than one lakh patients have been given medical assistance, said a press release from the Department of Health and Family Welfare. Continue Reading