Chennai hospitals peform rare feat, save lives during Covid

Fully justifying Chennai’s sobriquet as the health capital of the country, three hospitals in the city have performed rare feat recently. Continue Reading

Lockdown extension: What’s allowed and what’s not in TN

As the Covid daily caseload graph continued to show a declining trend in several districts, The Tamilnadu government on Friday announced extension of lockdown by one more week from 14 to 21 June, with more relaxations. Continue Reading

Stalin urges Centre to ensure release of Cauvery water to TN

Chief Minister M K Stalin has urged the Centre to ensure that Karnataka releases Tamilnadu’s share of Cauvery water as per the monthly schedule stipulated by the Supreme Court. Continue Reading

Karnataka HC seeks report on ‘preferential’ treatment to Sasikala in jail

The Karnataka High Court has directed the State government to submit a final report within two months into the FIR registered by the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) into alleged preferential treatment given in Parapana Agrahara prison to expelled AIADMK supremo and close aide to former Tamilnadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, VK Sasikala. Continue Reading

Stanley Medical College under scanner for illegal collection of money

Tamilnadu Dr MGR Medical University has suspended faculty in four departments of Government Stanley Medical College and Hospital in Chennai from a panel of examiners after a man complained that his daughter failed in one of the clinical papers in her final year as she did not pay Rs 10,000 demanded from students. Continue Reading

Chennai cops arrest kingpin of Rs 1 lakh cr scam

The Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of Chennai Police has arrested Ravi Parthasarathy, the former chairman of Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) Group, in the Rs 1 lakh crore scam, which triggered a liquidity crisis in the financial services market in 2018. Continue Reading

Latest and important Covid figures of TN

Tamilnadu logged 15,759 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, including two returnees from Andhra Pradesh and New Delhi, pushing the tally to 23.24 lakh, while 378 deaths took the toll to 28,906. Continue Reading