Many shops reopen after 40 days, offices function

As the eased restrictions by the Union and the Tamilnadu governments came into effect from this morning, many shops were reopened after 40 days in Chennai and other parts of Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Post lockdown, face masks are must in buses, trains

The Metropolitan Transport Corporation has made an announcement that face masks must be a worn by commuters using public transport facility once the lockdown is lifted. Continue Reading

Chennai Corporation forms squads to monitor social distancing

In a bid to strictly enforce social distancing norms, the Greater Chennai Corporation has formed flying squads to monitor shops. Continue Reading

Donald Trump extends pandemic guidelines to April end

In a surprise move US President Donald Trump has extended the federal anti-coronavirus guidelines till the end of April after receiving grim projections from medical experts about the likely toll of the pandemic. Continue Reading

Editorial: No means no

The 21-day lockdown (curfew) enters third day today. The Chennai City Police have already registered 1,400 cases for various offences, including for violating prohibitory orders. Continue Reading

Day 3 of lockdown: Chennai looks like no-man’s land

The 21-day long nation-wide lock down to combat spread of coronavirus and to maintain social distancing is near total in Chennai and other parts of  Tamilnadu on the third day today. Continue Reading

Modi announces 21-day nationwide lockdown to tackle corona

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a complete lockdown across the country for 21 days from Tuesday midnight, asserting that social distancing is the only way out for the country in its decisive battle against the coronavirus. Continue Reading