Institute achieves record placement amidst pandemic

Even as academic activities are yet to resume in schools and colleges, KIIT Deemed-to-be-University was the first institution to adapt to the new normal and reportedly the first university in the country to start online classes for its 30,000 students in 50 countries right from the beginning of the lockdown. Continue Reading

Korea, TVS chief distribute 4,000 kits to PHCs, schools

The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea in Chennai and Srinivasan Services Trust, the social service arm of TVS Motor Company, distributed 4,000 medical kits to primary health centres and government schools across south Indian States in commemoration with National Foundation Day. Continue Reading

Puducherry allows reopening of theatres, schools

The Puducherry government has allowed reopening of schools outside the containment zones for students of classes X and XII starting 5 October and for students of classes IX and XI starting 12 October following the revised unlock 5.0 guidelines issued by the Union government. Continue Reading

Corona cases in India climb to 125

The number of novel coronavirus cases in the country rose to 125 today after fresh cases were reported from several States. The cases include 22 foreign nationals and two persons who died in Delhi and Karnataka. Continue Reading

Heavy rains to continue in Tamilnadu

While the Northeast monsoon has set in, the Met Department has predicted heavy showers are likely to occur over isolated places in Tamilnadu such as Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli and Nilgiris among many other districts until 21 October. Continue Reading

Breaking gender stereotypes should begin at pre-school level: NCERT

Gender stereotyping should end at pre-school level itself to ensure children are not gender biased when they grow up, National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) said today. Continue Reading

Chennai goes under security cover for Modi-Xi meet

Ahead of the India-China summit, Chennai and Mamallapuram have been virtually turned into a fortress with unprecedented security arrangements while the beautification and other preparations touched a feverish pitch. Continue Reading

All eyes on Modi-Xi’s Mamallapuram meet