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Tamil Nadu: Constable killed after car overturns

A 29-year-old police constable died on Saturday night, while another head constable had a narrow escape their car overturned road when they tried to avoid hitting a stray

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 12:46 pm

Tamil Nadu cops get Rs 75.27cr food allowance

The government order issued for the same assumes that Section 144 could be in force across the state till April 30.

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 12:46 pm

Chennai corporation knocks on doors for symptoms

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 12:31 pm

Rs 22.57cr allocated to set up quarantine centres

With the number of Covid-19 cases going up with every passing day, the Tamil Nadu government has sanctioned Rs22.57 crore to establish more quarantine facilities in the s

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 9:59 am

People light lamps to display 'collective resolve'

Responding to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call, scores of residents lit lamps, candles and flashed torch lights from their balconies, terraces and on streets at 9p

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 9:42 am

TN coronavirus toll hits 5, positive count 571

The 60-year-old man was admitted to Stanley Medical College Hospital on Wednesday with fever, cough and chest congestion.He later tested positive for the viral infection.

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 9:31 am

Chennai: Train bookings hint at exodus on Apr 15

Looks like hundreds stuck in Chennai will be heading home once the lockdown ends on April 15, as tickets on trains to southern towns and cities in the neighbouring states

The Times of India 6 Apr 2020 7:36 am

'Crime and deaths due to alcohol withdrawal have just begun': Expert warns after TN deaths

On April 4, three friends sat together near a dargah at Kottaipattinam in Pudukottai district, mixing drinks as part of their regular practice of alcohol consumption. Age

thenewsminute 5 Apr 2020 7:46 pm

TN reports 86 new COVID-19 cases, 85 had attended Tablighi Jamaat meeting

Tamil Nadu reported 86 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, taking the total number of cases in the state to 571. Tamil Nadu Health Secretary Beela Rajesh told the media that ou

thenewsminute 5 Apr 2020 6:27 pm

TN district-wise split of COVID-19 cases, north and west make up 70%

As of April 5, the number of COVID-19 patients in Tamil Nadu is 485. The states capital, Chennai, features at the top of the list with 88 positive cases, which is 18% of

thenewsminute 5 Apr 2020 5:30 pm

TN police book YouTuber Maridhas for communal videos on COVID-19

The Tirunelveli police have booked YouTuber Maridhas for stoking communal sentiment based on a complaint against his videos about the coronavirus. The complaint was made

thenewsminute 5 Apr 2020 5:08 pm

IIT-M students and Chennai group 3D-prints face shields for COVID-19 responders

Thousands of sanitation workers, police officials, health care workers who knock on every door in containment areas, corporation workers, nurses, doctors, lab technicians

thenewsminute 5 Apr 2020 5:06 pm

Authorities go tough to implement COVID-19 lockdown as meat outlets in Chennaisealed for violations

Civic officials said they were maintaining a close watch over meat stalls to see if meat sold was butchered in slaughter houses as per rules to ensure hygiene.

The New Indian Express 5 Apr 2020 4:23 pm

TN health min's exclusive interview with TOI

As Tamil Nadu geared up for a tough phase of dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic, health minister C Vijayabaskar says the state had ordered one lakh rapid test kits that w

The Times of India 5 Apr 2020 12:43 pm

All houses in Chennai to be checked; 16,000 staff deployed

All houses under the Chennai Corporation limits will be inspected for persons with COVID-19 symptoms continuously for the next 90 days.

The New Indian Express 5 Apr 2020 12:37 pm

Passengers onboard 2 Delhi-Chennai flights on March 24 asked to home quarantine

Some people on board the two flights have tested positive. That rsquo;s why we rsquo;ve put out the announcement, a senior corporation official said.

The New Indian Express 5 Apr 2020 11:36 am

Tamil Nadus Covid-19 death toll rises to four

A 71-year-old man, who died in Chennais Stanley Medical College Hospital on Thursday, was suffering from Covid-19, test results showed on Saturday evening. With this, Cov

The Times of India 5 Apr 2020 11:17 am

Parts of TN to receive light rain for the next three days

Light rain is likely to occur at isolated places over parts of Tamil Nadu for the next three days until April 8. According to the weather bulletin issued by the Regional

thenewsminute 5 Apr 2020 10:51 am

16,000 health workers begin 90-day survey in all Chennai houses for COVID-19

For the next 90 days, beginning April 5, Sunday, health workers from Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) will survey every house in the city as part of its new plan to curb

thenewsminute 5 Apr 2020 10:47 am

Tamil Nadu confirms 2 more COVID-19 deaths, toll rises to 5

Out of the two victims, one had attended the Delhi Tablighi conference and the other one had travel history to Dubai.

The New Indian Express 5 Apr 2020 10:28 am

Don't switch off all appliances on Sunday: TNEB

TNEB's two arms, Tangedco and Tantransco, are gearing up to thwart any disruption to power infrastructure as the state is headed for switching off lights for nine minutes

The Times of India 5 Apr 2020 9:54 am

SR to modify 55 coaches into isolation wards

As per directions of the Railway Board, Chennai division of Southern Railway will modify 55 coaches at its three yards into isolation coaches in case they are needed for

The Times of India 5 Apr 2020 9:50 am

TN: Out on bail, bike thief tries to steal another

A 24-year-oldman who was released from Puzhal prison last week in view of the Covid-19 pandemic is back in judicial cusody after being arrested for stealing a bike at Thi

The Times of India 5 Apr 2020 9:48 am

Chennai: Corona survey of every house begins today

Starting Sunday, health workers of the Greater Chennai Corporation will survey every house within the city limit for people with fever, flu or other symptoms of Covid-19.

The Times of India 5 Apr 2020 9:39 am

2 die in 1 day; nCoV has no religion or caste: EPS

A 51-year-old school headmaster, who participated in the Tablighi Jamaat conference in Delhi, died at the Villupuram medical college hospital in the morning of respirator

The Times of India 5 Apr 2020 9:31 am

Families in TNSCB resettlement sites may still have to pay rent

However, senior officials of TNSCB told Express they have not received any similar orders for residents of resettlement sites.

The New Indian Express 5 Apr 2020 5:13 am

Modis call to dispel darknesshas electricity engineers worried

They were asked to be present in their respective headquarters from 8pm to 10.30pm on Sunday and keep an eye on essential equipment like capacitor banks.

The New Indian Express 5 Apr 2020 5:13 am

Destitutes packed off to streets?

Chennai Corpn officials deny allegation that they evicted homeless people from shelters

The New Indian Express 5 Apr 2020 5:13 am

138 private hospitals get nod to treat infection

The patients can approach these hospitals at their own cost and the hospitals are prescribed to follow the treatment protocol given by the government.

The New Indian Express 5 Apr 2020 5:13 am

How polluted is our city? Sorry, monitors confused!

One could apply basic logic to assume that air pollution levels in metropolitan cities must have reduced, owing to the nationwide lockdown.

The New Indian Express 5 Apr 2020 5:09 am

7 youths return from Maha by walking, hitchhiking

The Times of India 5 Apr 2020 12:43 am

App launched to provide meals for elderly people

The Times of India 5 Apr 2020 12:05 am

Team Trust donates Rs 60L for Covid-19 fight

The Times of India 4 Apr 2020 11:57 pm

Disinfection chamber installed at makeshift market

The Times of India 4 Apr 2020 11:08 pm

Open PDS outlets early: Consumer body to govt

The Times of India 4 Apr 2020 10:57 pm

Coronavirus death toll rises to three in TN

The Times of India 4 Apr 2020 10:51 pm

1.34L guest workers to get essential commodities

The Times of India 4 Apr 2020 10:30 pm

Advisory for people who flew from Delhi issued

The Times of India 4 Apr 2020 10:15 pm

Indigo, Air Asia Delhi to Chennai passengers on March 24 asked to be on home quarantine

Passengers who were on two Chennai-bound flights from Delhi on March 24 have been asked to watch for COVID-19 symptoms by the Greater Chennai Corporation. Those who were

thenewsminute 4 Apr 2020 7:55 pm

TN and Kerala one in joy and sorrow: EPS, Pinarayi vow support amid COVID-19 crisis

As Tamil Nadu goes through a particularly difficult time with more cases of coronavirus being reported everyday, neighbouring state Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan pledge

thenewsminute 4 Apr 2020 7:48 pm

Tamil Nadu records 74 new cases and 1 death due to COVID-19, total tally at 485

Tamil Nadu recorded 74 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, pushing the tally of cases in the state to 485. One more COVID-19 patient died in Tamil Nadu, taking the death t

thenewsminute 4 Apr 2020 7:47 pm

Can spend only 30 seconds at Tuticorin meat shops

The Tuticorin Corporation has introduced some strict measures for maintaining social distancing at meat shops in the wake of Covid-19.

The Times of India 4 Apr 2020 6:46 pm