Over 5.5 lakh soaps given to people to be safe from Corona

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), as a part of its global partnership with UNICEF, has donated 5.5 lakh soaps to various vulnerable communities including people residing in slums, rural and tribal areas, Covid patients and frontline workers in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Chennai hospital performs slew of living donor liver transplantations

Gleneagles Global Health City (GGHC), successfully performed 38 living donor liver transplantations across Tamilnadu during the pandemic, within the duration- 23 March to 25 December 2020, whilst adhering to the strict guidelines of ICMR and the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO). Continue Reading

Vaccination dry run in all States on 2 January, Chennai, Nilgiris & Tirunelveli are TN’s sites

A dry run for Covid-19 vaccination will be conducted by all State and union territory administrations on 2 January, to test the linkages between planning and implementation and to identify the challenges, the Centre said on Thursday. Continue Reading

Lockdown extended in TN till 31 January with more relaxations

Tamilnadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Thursday announced extension of lockdown in the State to prevent spread of corona epidemic from 1 to 31 January with more relaxations, while banning public entry in all beaches on Kannum Pongal day. Continue Reading

Bharat Bandh: DMK & allies offer support

The Opposition DMK and its allies in Tamilnadu extended its support to the ‘Bharat Bandh’ called for by farmers on 8 December in protest against the three Farm laws and demanded that they should be repealed. Continue Reading

Association favours judicial commission to probe increase in suicides by married men in TN

The Association for Protection of Men-Tamilnadu has expressed concern over the increase in suicides among married men and urged the State government to appoint a judicial commission to ascertain the reasons and bring to book those who instigated to take the drastic step. Continue Reading

Many students of TN govt schools crack NEET

The number of students from government and aided schools in Tamilnadu who secured more than 300 marks in National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) has increased three-fold this year. Continue Reading

Cinema halls reopen in many parts of India

Cinema halls in several parts of the country were reopened today after seven months in the shadow of Covid-19. While theatres and multiplexes will remain closed in states like Maharashtra, Tamilnadu, Kerala and Chhattisgarh, they were reopened in many places including Puducherry. Continue Reading