• Coronavirus vaccine likely to be ready for India next year, says scientist 22 Sep 2020 06:01 By Ragini Saxena A vaccine for the coronavirus will likely be ready by early 2021 but rolling it out safely across India’s 1.3 billion people will be the country’s biggest challenge in fighting its surging epidemic, a leading vaccine scientist told …
  • State records 5,344 cases, 60 deaths 22 Sep 2020 02:39 Infection tally rises to 5,47,337; toll touches 8,871; 982 persons test positive in Chennai Tamil Nadu recorded 5,344 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 60 associated deaths on Monday. This took the State’s case count to 5,47,337, and the toll to 8,871. Of the …
  • 52 yards of success 22 Sep 2020 01:32 Express News Service CHENNAI: They say to be human is to migrate forward across time and geography. No one else would know this better than brothers A Subramanian and A Murugan, who, choking under financial pressures and feeling despondent that fate had …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,344 Covid-19 cases, 60 deaths 21 Sep 2020 17:31 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,344 Covid-19 cases and 60 deaths on Monday taking the tally to 5,47,337 and toll to 8,871. With 5,492 patients being discharged on the day, the total number of discharged patients has risen to 4,91,971. …
  • HSBC, StanChart shares crash on $2 trillion... 21 Sep 2020 14:40 HSBC shares in Hong Kong fell to a 25-year low of as much as 4.4 per cent, their lowest level since May 1995. Shares of global banking giants HSBC and Standard Chartered Hong Kong plunged on Monday after official US financial crime data showed that the …
  • ANALYST VIEW-Bank stocks knocked as Suspicious Activity Reports come to light 21 Sep 2020 14:00 By Reuters Staff Sept 21 (Reuters) - Several global banks moved large sums of allegedly illicit funds over a period of nearly two decades, despite red flags about the origins of the money, BuzzFeed and other media reported on Sunday, citing confidential …
  • HSBC shares sink to 25-yr low in HK, StanChart sags over dirty money scandal 21 Sep 2020 06:22 HONG KONG (Reuters) - HSBC and Standard Chartered Hong Kong shares dropped on Monday after media reports that they and other banks moved large sums of allegedly illicit funds over nearly two decades despite red flags about the origins of the money. A man …
  • TNEB substations to ethical AI blockchain: These are the projects unveiled across Tamil Nadu 19 Sep 2020 20:59 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday inaugurated 25 sub-stations of Tamil Nadu Electricity Board in various districts established at a total cost of Rs 353.11 crore, through video conference from the …
  • Sanction of Chief Whip and Assembly not required to initiate action against TN minister: Madras HC 19 Sep 2020 17:00 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A division bench of the Madras High Court has ordered that prior sanction of chief government whip as well as the state assembly is not required to act upon complaints filed against commercial tax minister KC Veeramani in …
  • 32% excess rainfall in Tamil Nadu since June, 18% deficit in Chennai 18 Sep 2020 23:59 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Since June, Tamil Nadu has received 32 per cent excess rainfall even as Chennai recorded a deficit of 18 per cent. Weather forecast shows chances of more rain lashing parts of the State as a low pressure area is likely to …
  • Omandurar medical college, CMC bag top awards for workplace safety 18 Sep 2020 23:11 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Two hospitals from Tamil Nadu have received top awards instituted by the Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organisations (CAHO) for excelling in worker and workplace safety. The Government Medical College Hospital, …
  • Tamil Nadu receives 32 per cent excess rainfall since June, more showers expected over the weekend 18 Sep 2020 08:47 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has been blessed for the past few months. Since June, the State has received 32 per cent excess rainfall, although Chennai has recorded 18 per cent deficit rainfall. The forecast shows more rains lashing parts of …
  • India's coronavirus cases surge past 5 million, outbreak still soaring 17 Sep 2020 05:48 But authorities ruled out imposing a second countrywide lockdown as recoveries were growing at more than 78 per cent. Its fatality rate is 1.6 per cent, far lower than 3 per cent in the United States and Brazil, according to tallies by Johns Hopkins …
  • Coronavirus | Internal report shows discrepancies in Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 data 16 Sep 2020 20:30 A part of an internal report compiled by the Health and Family Welfare (HFW) Department in Tamil Nadu to present to officials at the highest level has shown data that is different from the COVID-19 data publicly reported by the State in its bulletins every …
  • Thiruvalluvar University students scurry for gadgets as online exams gets underway 16 Sep 2020 16:50 Express News Service VELLORE: Owing to the Covid pandemic, customers rarely visit this snacks shop at Viruthampattu in Vellore city. A boy who works there as a part-time employee arranges the table meant for serving tea and snacks. The owner lends his …
  • India's coronavirus cases pass 5 million as hospitals scramble for oxygen 16 Sep 2020 13:39 India has recorded more than 5 million coronavirus cases, testing the country's feeble healthcare system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. Key points: More than 90,000 cases were recorded in 24 hours Close to 0.35 per cent of the …
  • India’s coronavirus cases surpass 5 million, outbreak still soaring 16 Sep 2020 12:29 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of …
  • Tamil Nadu to get one more govt varsity: CM Palaniswami 16 Sep 2020 11:58 CHENNAI: A new university will be set at Villupuram by bifurcating the state-run Vellore based Thiruvalluvar varsity, Chief Minister K Palaniswami announced in the Assembly on Wednesday. The new university would start functioning from the current academic …
  • A dozen universities in Tamil Nadu to hold final semester exams in September 16 Sep 2020 11:32 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The exam season has arrived for college students in the state as the Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday granted permission to 13 universities and the Director of Technical Education (DoTE) to conduct final semester exams this …
  • 5 million people infected, India's virus outbreak still soaring 16 Sep 2020 10:55 India's confirmed coronavirus infections passed 5 million today, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The world's second-most populous country has added more than 1 million …
  • Vellore-based Thiruvalluvar Univ to be bifurcated 16 Sep 2020 10:03
  • Coronavirus: India confirms more than 5 million Covid-19 infections, second country after US to do so 16 Sep 2020 08:57 India’s total of coronavirus infections passed 5 million Wednesday, still soaring and testing the feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The world's second-most populous country has added more than 1 million …
  • 5M people infected, India's virus outbreak still soaring 16 Sep 2020 08:29 ASHOK SHARMA, Associated Press Updated 1:16 am PDT, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 People wait in a queue to register their names to have their nasal swab samples taken to test for COVID-19 at a government hospital in Jammu, India, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. …
  • India surpasses 5 million coronavirus cases, closing in on U.S. record total 16 Sep 2020 07:07 India’s coronavirus confirmed cases crossed 5 million on Wednesday, still soaring and testing the country’s feeble health care system in tens of thousands of impoverished towns and villages. The Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 …
  • India’s coronavirus cases surpass 5 million 16 Sep 2020 06:45 The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India has surpassed 5 million. The country’s Health Ministry reported 90,123 new cases in the past 24 hours, raising its confirmed total to 5,020,359, about 0.35% of its population of nearly 1.4 billion. It said …
  • Accelerating outbreak sends India's COVID-19 cases above 5million 16 Sep 2020 06:38 India's coronavirus cases surged past five million on Wednesday after the federal Ministry of Health reported a single-day jump of 90,123 cases over the last 24 hours. India is only the second country in the world to confirm more than five million …
  • State reports 5,697 fresh cases; 68 deaths take toll to 8,502 16 Sep 2020 00:22 Tamil Nadu reported 5,697 fresh COVID-19 cases and 68 more deaths on Tuesday. Chennai reported 989 cases and Coimbatore 485. The cases surged in Tiruppur as 262 persons tested positive. So far, a total of 5,14,208 persons have tested positive in the State. …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,697 COVID-19 cases, 68 deaths 15 Sep 2020 18:17 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,697 Covid-19 cases and 68 deaths on Tuesday taking the tally to 5,14,208 and toll to 8,502 on Tuesday. Chennai alone recorded 989 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and …
  • On Engineer’s Day, check the list of top engineering colleges in India and abroad 15 Sep 2020 07:24 Engineer's Day 2020: List of best engineering colleges in India. File Engineer’s Day 2020: The National Engineer’s Day is celebrated on September 15 to mark the birth anniversary of eminent engineer Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya not only in India but also …
  • 30% recovered COVID-19 patients have no antibodies: govt. survey 15 Sep 2020 05:31 Seventy-nine of 257 people who had COVID-19, recovered, and later tested for antibodies against the virus, did not have the antibodies, according to a report of the second serological survey done in August by the Delhi government. Experts, however, said …
  • Coronavirus fears and preconception advice 14 Sep 2020 20:08 With widespread community transmission, women in particular face a risk; a health advisory is essential In our preoccupation with managing the COVID-19 pandemic, we should not lose sight of special issues that may pose problems for women in the …
  • Tamil Nadu’s Covid count crosses 5 lakh, death toll reaches 8,381 14 Sep 2020 19:39 Tamil Nadu’s overall Covid-19 tally on Sunday crossed the unenviable milestone of 5 lakh cases. With 5,693 new cases getting detected in the last 24 hours the state’s Covid-19 tally stands at 5,02,759. The State recorded the first case on March 7, but …
  • COVID-19 pandemic will not end until December 2021 - TwoCircles.net 14 Sep 2020 12:48 By Shamsuzzaman Ansari, TwoCircles.net  The question, when will the coronavirus go away is on everyone’s mind. Healthcare experts and analysts can only attempt to estimate the timeline by analyzing trends in the observed data. However, there is no definite …
  • Over one lakh aspirants write NEET-2020 exam in Tamil Nadu despite COVID-19 hurdles 14 Sep 2020 01:04 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Despite strong opposition from various political parties and the public at large in Tamil Nadu, the National Testing Agency on Sunday conducted the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and about 1.1 lakh candidates …
  • Over 80% attendance for NEET 13 Sep 2020 20:01 The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) went off peacefully in Tamil Nadu on Sunday with more than 80% of the registered candidates sitting for it. A total of 1,17,990 candidates had registered for the test that was held in 238 centres. …
  • These Tirukkural couplets help Vellore cops shed their ‘morning blues’ 12 Sep 2020 00:19 By Express News Service VELLORE: To keep the morning blues at bay, Vellore district police, are reciting  Tirukkural couplets every morning. The revered collection in Tamil is penned by sage-poet Thiruvalluvar. Superintendent of Police (SP) S Selvakumar, …
  • Reduce workers welfare fund fee, says panel   11 Sep 2020 21:47 Express News Service CHENNAI: The committee formed for fixing uniform building licence fee in urban civic bodies across the state is pushing for a revision of the contribution to Manual Workers General Welfare Fund (MWGWF), from 1 per cent to 0.5 per cent …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,519 coronavirus cases, 77 deaths 11 Sep 2020 16:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,519 Covid-19 cases and 77 deaths taking the State’s tally to 4,91,571 and toll to 8,231 on Friday. While Chennai district reported 987 cases, neighbouring Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur …
  • Why Oxford vaccine trials have been paused in India – and why this may not be a serious blow 11 Sep 2020 15:40 Written by Prabha Raghavan , Edited by Explained Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 11, 2020 6:23:32 pm A employee is seen at the Reference Center for Special Immunobiologicals (CRIE) of the Federal University of Sao Paulo (Unifesp) where the trials of …
  • Covid-19: Study finds India missed early cases,... 11 Sep 2020 11:12 Results of India's first nationwide study of prevailing coronavirus infections found that for every confirmed case detected in May, authorities were missing between 82 and 130 others. At the time, India had confirmed around 35,000 cases and over 1,000 …
  • What explains surge in coronavirus numbers in India? 11 Sep 2020 10:54 New Delhi, India - India has added another 300,000 coronavirus infections to its caseload in the past four days, an infection rate which could see it overtake the United States to become the world's worst-affected country within weeks. The country …
  • Study finds India missed early cases, lockdown was leaky 11 Sep 2020 10:53 Aniruddha Ghosal, Ap Science Writer Updated 3:14 am PDT, Friday, September 11, 2020 Indians wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus walk at a bus station in Jammu, India, Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. By early May, 6.4 million people in India …
  • Heavy rains predicted in parts of Tamil Nadu 11 Sep 2020 06:40 The meteorological department had warned of heavy rain on Thursday in isolated places over Erode, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem and Namakkal districts. On Friday meanwhile, heavy showers are expected in Nilgiris district. The district of Salem in Tamil …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State 10 Sep 2020 15:44 The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • India overtakes Brazil in coronavirus cases 09 Sep 2020 22:29 NEW DELHI — India's increasing coronavirus caseload made the Asian giant the world's second-worst-hit country behind the United States on Monday, as its efforts to head off economic disaster from the pandemic gain urgency. The 90,802 cases added in …
  • Covid-19: Serum Institute to halt trial of Oxford vaccine after DCGI notice 09 Sep 2020 21:37 In a major turn of events, the Indian drug regulator on Wednesday issued a show cause notice to Serum Institute of India (SII), which had earlier said it would proceed with clinical trials of AZD1222, the vaccine candidate developed by the University of …
  • Hit by virus surge, Hong Kong offers free tests to everyone 09 Sep 2020 02:03 Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, wearing a mask to protect against the coronavirus, speaks during a news conference in Hong Kong on August 21, 2020. Hong Kong will offer free coronavirus tests to its residents starting September 1 as it grapples with …
  • PM-Kisan norms eased for Covid, TN probes Rs 110 crore fraud, 18 held 08 Sep 2020 23:10 Of the Rs 110 crore-plus siphoned off, Rs 32 crore has been retrieved, mostly from bank accounts directly. The government said they expected to retrieve the remaining amount too, within 40 days.THE Tamil Nadu government has discovered a scam amounting to …
  • Coronavirus | T.N. records 5,684 fresh cases as death toll crosses 8,000 08 Sep 2020 21:44 On a day when Tamil Nadu recorded 5,684 more cases of COVID-19, the State’s toll crossed 8,000, with another 87 persons succumbing to the infection. The State’s tally climbed to 4,74,940. Till date, 4,16,715 persons have been discharged after treatment, …
  • TN private buses still off the road as operators want tax waiver, easing of seating curbs 07 Sep 2020 17:31 Express News Service VELLORE: With the Tamil Nadu government relaxing the curbs on operating buses, the private operators are keeping their fingers crossed as most of them find road tax and restrictions on seating capacity as major hurdles. The private …
  • India Becomes Second Worst Hit Nation with COVID-19 Pandemic 07 Sep 2020 15:00 NEW DELHI - India now has the second-highest number of COVID-19 cases in the world after a week in which it added nearly half a million new infections.   Indian health authorities said Monday the country’s coronavirus tally had passed 4.2 million, …
  • India now 2nd worst-hit country by coronavirus, trails behind U.S. 07 Sep 2020 13:57 India’s increasing coronavirus caseload made the Asian giant the world’s second-worst-hit country behind the United States on Monday, as its efforts to head off economic disaster from the pandemic gain urgency. The 90,802 cases added in the past 24 hours …
  • India overtakes Brazil to become second worst-hit country by coronavirus pandemic as 90,000 new cases confirmed 07 Sep 2020 12:55 India has overtaken Brazil to become the second worst-hit country by the pandemic with more than 4.2 million people infected. The 90,802 cases added in the past 24 hours pushed India’s total past Brazil to leave the country trailing only the United States, …
  • TN unveils Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy, targets $100 billion output by 2025 07 Sep 2020 09:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to increase Tamil Nadu’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025, Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The policy is …
  • Coronavirus: India confirms global record of more than 90,000 Covid-19 cases in a day 07 Sep 2020 09:21 India's increasing coronavirus caseload made the Asian giant the pandemic's second-worst-hit country behind the United States on Monday as its efforts to head off economic disaster gain urgency. The 90,802 cases added in the past 24 hours pushed …
  • India Now Has More Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Than Any Country Except the U.S. 07 Sep 2020 08:18 (NEW DELHI) — India’s increasing coronavirus caseload made the Asian giant the pandemic’s second-worst-hit country behind the United States on Monday as its efforts to head off economic disaster gain urgency. The 90,802 cases added in the past 24 hours …
  • India now 2nd behind US in virus cases amid economic pain 07 Sep 2020 08:16 Indian health workers disinfect a school before it opens in Gauhati, India, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020. India's coronavirus cases have crossed 4 million, leading the world in new infections and deepening misery in the country's vast hinterlands where …
  • India passes Brazil as country second-worst-hit by coronavirus 07 Sep 2020 07:11 On Monday, the Delhi Metro — a rapid transit system that serves India’s sprawling capital New Delhi and adjoining areas — resumed operations after five months. Only asymptomatic people were allowed to board the chugging trains, with masks, social …
  • India now 2nd worst-hit country by virus amid economic pain 07 Sep 2020 06:12 Sheikh Saaliq and Aniruddha Ghosal, Associated Press Updated 11:07 pm PDT, Sunday, September 6, 2020 Indian homeless people stand in queue to receive free food distributed by the Sikh community near a railway station in Gauhati, India, Sunday, Sept. 6, …

  • Blog town not bogged down 11 Sep 2020 22:54 Express News Service CHENNAI: Ask Anurag Mallick and Priya Ganapathy, Bengaluru- based travel bloggers and founders of the specialised media outfit Red Scarab, about what they miss the most about travelling, there’s sure to be a long list. What stands out …
  • Heavy rains predicted in parts of Tamil Nadu 11 Sep 2020 06:40 The meteorological department had warned of heavy rain on Thursday in isolated places over Erode, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem and Namakkal districts. On Friday meanwhile, heavy showers are expected in Nilgiris district. The district of Salem in Tamil …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State 10 Sep 2020 15:44 The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • Coronavirus tally: Tamil Nadu inches towards 6,000 mark again; deaths cross 7000 28 Aug 2020 16:52 Chennai: The number of Covid-19 positive cases inched closer to the 6,000 mark yet again on Friday with 5996 people testing positive for the infection. This comes as the State crossed the 400,000-mark in Covid-19 positive cases on Thursday. The total …
  • 125 more die as COVID-19 fatalities continue to rise in Tamil Nadu 16 Aug 2020 17:55 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Sunday posted 5,950 fresh COVID-19 cases and 125 deaths, taking the total infection count in the state to 3.38 lakh, the health department said. With 125 deaths, the toll in the state rose to 5,766.Recoveries outnumbered the …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases, 119 deaths 12 Aug 2020 15:26 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday reported 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the tally to 3,14,520 while 119 fatalities pushed the death toll to 5,278. Active cases stood at 52,929 with 5,633 discharges from various health care facilities and in …
  • Chennai reports under 1000 coronavirus cases for the first time in weeks 07 Aug 2020 21:40 CHENNAI: The number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in Chennai was below 1000 for the first time in weeks providing some relief to the district which has been the worst affected by the pandemic. However, the rise in deaths in the State continued …
  • Tamil Nadu reports highest ever spike in deaths with 109 people succumbing to Covid-19 03 Aug 2020 17:36 Chennai: Tamil Nadu reported the highest ever spike in deaths with 109 people succumbing to the infection on Monday. This takes the total tally of deaths in the State to 4,241, the state media bulletin confirmed. The number of positive cases, however, …
  • Allow us to kill crop-raiding wild boars: Nilgiris farmers 02 Aug 2020 22:54 Udhagamandalam: Farmers in the district are disappointed over the state government not extending the permission to shoot and kill wild boars that cause crop damage to the Nilgiris forest division. Pointing out that wild boar menace was more in hilly areas, …
  • Tamil Nadu COVID fatalities cross 4000 02 Aug 2020 14:45 Total Fatalities due to Coronavirus in the State touched 4,034 on Saturday with 99 persons succumbing to the disease across the various districts even though the death figure in Chennai was relatively low at 27. Fresh infections in the State was 5879 with …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases, 99 deaths 02 Aug 2020 09:03 Image Source : FILE Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases Tamil Nadu continued to record a slight dip in number of fresh COVID-19 cases with 5,879 patients contracting the infection on Saturday, taking the tally to 2,51,738, the health department …
  • 70 children found locked up in private mill in Avinashi 29 Jul 2020 20:57 By Express News Service TIRUPUR: In a shocking incident, at least 70 minors were found locked up in a private mill in Avinashi, having been brought to the district allegedly without obtaining e-pass. The youngsters were rescued by Tirupur district …
  • Deaths climb to 88 while Tamil Nadu's Covid-19 cases continue to be shy of the 7,000 mark 28 Jul 2020 14:48 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported almost 7,000 cases for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday when the number of Covid-19 cases touched 6972 in the State. However, this is marginally lower than the number on Monday which was 6993, the highest so far. The …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 6,993 Covid-19 positive cases on Monday; highest so far 27 Jul 2020 16:04 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 6993 new Covid-19 cases on Monday as the State taking the total tally of cases to 220,716. This happens to be the third consecutive day that the number of cases has been shy of the 7000 mark. The death toll rose to 3571 with a …
  • Sleep disorders, OCD on rise due to lockdown? 25 Jul 2020 01:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In a recent study, it was found that 35 per cent of the people across India are reeling under anxiety and depression due to  this pandemic. Sharing this finding, Lakshmi Vijayakumar, Founder, SNEHA suicide prevention center …
  • Tamil Nadu clueless as COVID cases mount 24 Jul 2020 23:52 New Coronavirus cases continued to shoot in Tamil Nadu, which reported 6,785 new infections and 88 deaths on Friday when an official meeting was held to discuss the possibilities of lifting the lockdown after July 31. Chief Secretary K Shanmugam conducted …
  • Chennai likely to turn green zone by July 31 21 Jul 2020 09:41 The number of passengers who were quarantined between May 8 and July 17 was 12,709 and 11,406 of them had gone home in the districts The intensive efforts taken by the government to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the past three months had brought the …
  • TN government extends complete lockdown in Madurai till July 14, state reports 4244 Covid-19 cases 12 Jul 2020 14:32 CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has extended the complete lockdown in Madurai till midnight on July 14. This comes as Tamil Nadu reported 4244 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday taking the total tally to 1,38,470 in the State. This Sunday marked yet another …
  • Tiruchy police files chargesheet for Lalithaa Jewellery robbery case after nine months  11 Jul 2020 17:15 Express News Service TIRUCHY:  After almost nine months, Tiruchy city police filed a chargesheet of  the Lalithaa Jewellery robbery case which took place in October last year. The charge sheet has been filed in the court for the the biggest burglary …
  • New infections drop in Chennai, rise in districts 06 Jul 2020 03:27 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The number of new infections dropped below 2,000 cases for the second day in a row in Chennai, but number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in other districts is on the rise. On Sunday, Tamil …
  • Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami meets governor, briefs him about COVID situation in state 05 Jul 2020 00:42 Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami called on the Governor, Banwarilal Purohit, at the Raj Bhavan and briefed him about the COVID-19 situation in the state even as 4,280 new cases, 1842 of them in Chennai alone, were reported on Saturday. …
  • Jobless man kills wife over dowry dispute 30 Jun 2020 00:41 Coimbatore: A 32-year-old man from Tirupur, who was unemployed for the last three months, was arrested for kiling his wife over a dowry dispute. The accused was identified as Abdul Samad from Sathya Nagar Extension on Kangeyam Road in Tirupur. The woman’s …
  • Tamil Nadu covid-19 cases breach 82,000 mark 28 Jun 2020 15:45 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu saw a massive spike in cases with 3,940 patients testing positive for Covid-19 in the state on Sunday, taking the total count to 82,275. The death toll too has risen to 1079 after 54 more people succumbed to the infection on Sunday. As …
  • DMK MLA from Cheyyur tests positive for COVID-19 27 Jun 2020 06:59 Besides Chennai, 191 cases were reported in Chengalpattu, 98 in Kancheepuram, 170 in Thiruvallur, 10 each in Ariyalur and Nagapattinam, 29 in Coimbatore, 21 in Cuddalore, 15 in Dindigul, five each in Erode and Thiruvarur, 25 each in Kallakurichi and …
  • TN: 1,541 new cases in 4 dists under lockdown 20 Jun 2020 02:11 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: Even as the 12-day intense lockdown began in the four northern districts of Tamil Nadu, they accounted for most of the 2,115 fresh cases on Friday. Chennai had 1,322 cases, Chengalpet 95, Thiruvallur …
  • No respite from rising number of virus cases and deaths in Tamil Nadu 16 Jun 2020 07:11 Chennai: On yet another day of high rises, Tamil Nadu added 1,843 new Covid-19 positive cases on Monday, taking the total number of positive coronavirus patients in the State to 46,504. But what sounded more alarming is the maximum of number 44 deaths …
  • Biggest single day spike in Tamil Nadu, free face masks for all ration card holders 11 Jun 2020 07:09 Chennai: Even as Chennai and neighbouring northern districts continue to report a surging number of coronavirus positive cases (the figures today were Chengalpattu-182, followed by Thiruvallur-105, Kancheepuram-33, Ranipet-24 and Thiruvannamalai-23), the …
  • Infection among Keralites travelling out of state worrying 01 Jun 2020 03:47 Health officials wearing PPE on duty at coronavirus isolation ward at a hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. (File ...Read More THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Keralites testing positive for Covid-19 after travelling to other states once the lockdown norms were eased have …
  • Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu: New care facility in Chennai; state records 938 new cases 30 May 2020 18:20 With the total number of COVID-19 cases in state capital Chennai having touched 13,980, data released by the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) indicates that Royapuram (Zone 5) has the highest number of cases in the city. (PTI) Few days after domestic …
  • Lockdown takes sheen off Arni silk sarees, piled up stocks leave manufacturers in tears 30 May 2020 14:05 Express News Service THIRUVANNAMALAI: The rattling sound of the looms can't be heard on the streets of Arni and its surroundings now. Hundreds of looms, busy with producing the popular Arni silk sarees, have gone silent ever since the lockdown to fight …
  • 5 killed in separate road accidents in 2 days 25 May 2020 00:03 Coimbatore: Five people were killed in separate road accidents in the past two days in the district. In Sulur, 43-year-old P Ilangovan, a commercial inspector with Tangedco, was killed after a speeding truck hit his scooter near the L&T bypass- …
  • Nayanmar Thirumoolar 23 May 2020 00:13 Sundaranatha, who has the blessings of Nandi, leaves Kailasa, to visit his friend sage Agastya, who is in Podhigai hills. Sekkizhar, in his Peria Puranam, gives a list of the temples Sundaranatha visits on his way to meet Agastya, said R. Narayanan in a …
  • Barring Chennai, autos allowed to ply across state; total cases cross 14,000 22 May 2020 19:14 Chennai: Labourer and customers at a vegetables market during nationwide lockdown (File/PTI Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Friday announced that autos and cycle rickshaws, carrying only one passenger, will be allowed to ply …
  • Tamil Nadu government extends lockdown till May 31 with relaxations for 25 districts 17 May 2020 12:06 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu government has extended the existing lockdown until May 31 this year with additional relaxations. The lockdown in the 12 districts including Chennai, Chennagalpattu and Kancheepuram, where the COVID-19 cases are …
  • CM Palaniswami blames vendors for Koyembedu Market cluster 13 May 2020 15:48 A woman and her child at Chennai Central on Wednesday. (Express Photo: Srini Vasu) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Wednesday blamed vendors for the Koyembedu market cluster, which has contributed to more than 2,000 cases in the state. In a …
  • Corona cases in TN crosses 8,000 mark, Chennai sees record increase 12 May 2020 04:17 The number of novel coronavirus cases in Tamil Nadu breached 8,000-mark, after 798 Covid-19 positive patients were reported in the state in the last 24 hours. This is the highest single-day spike witnessed in the state yet. Chennai, the capital city of …
  • The COVID-19 virus and its polyproteins 18 Apr 2020 13:24 Everyday, we hear about the novel coronavirus, how it is easily infecting and transmitting itself from people to people, and how scientists and medical experts are waging a war against its spread. We also hear how different this is from bacteria, and why …
  • Police get tough with joyriders 27 Mar 2020 02:13 Faced with the task of implementing a curfew, the Tamil Nadu police often resorted to force across the State, on the second day of the total lockdown on Thursday. Since Wednesday, people have been complaining of police high-handedness. But on their part, …
  • Tamil Nadu to set up Pharmaceutical Ingredients Park with Rs 770 crore 24 Mar 2020 14:43 Tamil Nadu government has announced setting up of an Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Park in the state, with an investment of around Rs 770 crore amidst coronavirus menace. The state government also announced Rs 3280 crore to support the people who …
  • Voices of the voiceless 10 Mar 2020 03:27 Express News Service CHENNAI: Paintings and posters bearing bold messages on child marriage posted on the notice board of Madras School of Social Work drew our attention as we entered the campus. The moving stories gave us a glimpse of what to expect at …
  • PMK, DMK condemn plans to hand over TN temples to ASI 03 Mar 2020 13:02 Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Opposition parties in Tamil Nadu are opposed to the idea of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) taking over the temples in the state, saying “it is equivalent to closing them”. Referring to news reports, Pattali Makkal Katchi …
  • Help the visually challenged by joining Lit the Light’s Read Fest 2020 18 Feb 2020 11:49 “From experience I can say there are many people who do not know that they can volunteer to make the life of the visually challenged better,” says Barath S N, the founder of Chennai-based Lit the Light, a group formed four years ago to help visually …
  • IT employee turns farmer, takes up dairy farming for a living 12 Feb 2020 04:28 Express News Service NAMAKKAL: Warned by family and mocked by his relatives, a 30-year-old B-Tech graduate K Bharathi, who was working with an IT company, quit his job to take up dairy farming of country cows and buffalos. Having worked in an IT company …
  • Bedean Festa: Fun fest for the farmers’ cause 09 Feb 2020 21:39 Express News Service CHENNAI: On a bright Saturday morning, the boys of St Bede’s School hosted their annual Bedean Festa. The festivities were aplenty — food stalls, game corners and the whole nine yards. While there was lots of fun to be had the whole …
  • DMK-led alliance emerges victorious in Tamil Nadu local body polls 04 Jan 2020 13:08 The results have brought to light the people’s faith in DMK, they have taught a lesson to the ruling government, said DMK leader MK Stalin. The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and its alliance partners Saturday established clear leads in the rural body …
  • 'Pizhai' review: A tragedy of errors 04 Jan 2020 07:35 Express News Service Pizhai is yet another underwhelming film that has good intentions at heart. Think of it as an inferior version of Saattai that whips the children instead of parents. Here the children are too naughty but instead of a hero, life itself …
  • Tamil Nadu local body election results: PMK cadre shocked by loss in bastion 04 Jan 2020 05:29 Express News Service TIRUCHY: The results have come as a huge disappointment for the rank and file of Paataali Makkal Katchi (PMK) as the party performance was way below their expectations. Several office bearers expressed shock that the party, which …
  • DMK, allies pip ruling AIADMK combine in Tamil Nadu rural civic polls 03 Jan 2020 17:23 In a closely fought contest in polls to rural civic bodies in 27 districts in Tamil Nadu, the opposition DMK and its allies emerged winners, relegating the AIADMK combine to the second spot. The runner-up finish by a ruling party in localbody polls is seen …
  • Tamil Nadu: Ahead of polls, panchayat posts 'sold off' for Rs 65 lakh, Collector orders probe 10 Dec 2019 17:26 In the first phase on December 27, 156 panchayats will go to polls in Tamil Nadu. With rural body elections in Tamil Nadu to be held in less than three weeks, a purported video of villagers “selling off” the president and vice-president posts in their …
  • How a group of women is spearheading an eco-conscious movement in Thiruvannamalai 06 Dec 2019 15:36 Imagine a lush rain-soaked landscape, where clouds kiss the hilltops, and nature paints trees with delicious shades of green. Wild Ideas is nestled is one such place. “It is a transformative enterprise, not a transactional one,” says Maithreyi Lakshmi …
  • Govt revamps healthcare for livestock in villages 05 Dec 2019 01:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: Dairy farmers in backward rural areas of the State will soon get relief from transporting their cattle to distant places for treatment and breeding support.   Expanding the healthcare facilities and veterinary services to …
  • 15 dead, schools shut as rain ... 02 Dec 2019 08:41 Fifteen people were killed on Monday when a wall collapsed on their houses near Coimbatore as torrential rains lashed Tamil Nadu, said police. According to the police, at around 5.30am, the 20-foot wall fell on four houses, resulting in their collapse and …
  • Schools, colleges shut as heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; flood alert issued 02 Dec 2019 08:22 Image Source : PTI PHOTO Heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu Heavy rains in Puducherry have forced the closure of all schools on Monday. Incessant rains in Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu have wreaked havoc in the state after which the Madras University and …
  • 9 dead, schools shut as rain wreaks havoc in... 02 Dec 2019 05:49 At least nine persons, including four women, were killed when a wall collapsed on four houses due to heavy downpour in Tamil Nadu's Mettupalayam on Monday, police said. There were 12 persons in the houses when a private compound wall, totally wet due …
  • At least 15 killed as wall collapses due to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore 02 Dec 2019 05:10 Widespread rains are expected across coastal Tamil Nadu due to a cyclonic circulation near Comorin on the Indian Ocean. Chennai: At least 15 people were killed after a wall collapsed on four houses due to heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore on Monday …
  • Tamil Nadu rains: 15 killed in Coimbatore wall collapse; schools, colleges shut 02 Dec 2019 04:42 Water enters houses in Chennai after heavy rainfall.Twitter At least 15 people were killed after a compound wall collapsed in Mettupalayam, Coimbatore, in Tamil Nadu, following incessant rains in the region on Monday morning. Rescue operations are underway …
  • Rains lash many parts of Tamil Nadu, more forecast; five dead in city 01 Dec 2019 19:43 Image Source : ANI + Rains lash many parts of Tamil Nadu, more forecast; five dead in city Rains lashed many parts of Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puducherry with the North-East monsoon triggering a heavy spell in the last 24 hours claiming five lives in …
  • Red alert issued in five Tamil Nadu districts as Sunday rains bring back memories of 2015 floods 01 Dec 2019 13:01 Express News Service CHENNAI: Due to incessant rains on Sunday, many areas in city limits faced severe water stagnation for hours while sub-urban areas were inundated, bringing back memories of 2015 floods. Worst affected areas were Pallavaram, Chormepet, …
  • Chennai Air Pollution: What long-term exposure has done to residents of Thiruvottiyur 28 Nov 2019 09:41 Express News Service G Banumathi was shocked when she first found black spots in her phlegm over five years ago. After speaking to her neighbours, she said she realised that she was not alone. "It simply dissolved when I tried to touch it," she …
  • Rise and fall of Nithyananda 24 Nov 2019 05:18 He is Lord Shiva for his Saivite followers, Krishna for his bevy of young dreadlocked gopikas who literally dance to his tune, an alleged rapist and abductor for the devotees whose trust he broke, and a comic villain for those who’ve watched his viral …
  • Ancient shrines chiseled by a scholar 20 Nov 2019 00:15 Express News Service Adayapalam, a village near Arni town in Thiruvannamalai District, is home to the Kalakanteshwara and Varadaraja Perumal temples. Both these shrines were constructed by the patronage of a very great scholar named Appaya Dikshita, who at …
  • Couple loses gold chain to conman in Chennai 15 Nov 2019 22:01 Chennai: A couple from Thiruvannamalai lost a gold chain to a trickster in Perungalathur bus stand on Thursday evening. The victims were identified as Krishna and his wife. They had arrived at the city on Thursday morning to attend the wedding of a …
  • 3 killed, 15 injured as fireworks laden minivan explodes into smithereens in Tamil Nadu 01 Oct 2019 11:32 [Representational Image]Reuters File Three people were killed and 15 injured after a minivan transporting fireworks in exploded in Gingee village of Tamil Nadu's Villupuram district, near Chennai, on Monday morning. The driver of the van, Elavarasan, …
  • Sixer movie review: A tone-deaf brain drain 01 Sep 2019 12:32 Sixer movie review: To be honest, Sixer doesn’t fall under the category of a ‘film’. Sixer movie cast: Vaibhav Reddy, Pallak Lalwani Sixer movie director: Chachi Sixer movie rating: 1 star In Sixer, Aadhi (Vaibhav) has night blindness aka nyctalopia. No …
  • Will Ayodhya judgement come before CJI Gogoi’s retirement in November? 16 Aug 2019 04:05 New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The vexed seven-decade-old Ayodhya dispute is finally on the fast track in search of a judicial solution, thanks to the day-to-day hearing by a five-member Supreme Court Constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi. …
  • Dying art of Therukoothu 12 Aug 2019 20:31 Street theatre was a fascinating part of the Tamil acting tradition. It is now in serious decline and needs to spread awareness for a grand revival. There have been leading film actors like Vijay Sethupathi who were once a part of Therukoothu before …
  • Ayodhya case: SC rejects objections, says matter will be heard daily 10 Aug 2019 01:01 The five-judge Bench Thursday decided to sit for all five days, including Monday and Friday. (File)  Turning down objections against daily hearings, the Supreme Court Friday made it clear that it would continue with day-to-day hearing as ordered earlier in …
  • Ayodhya hearing: Essence of Hindu faith argued before SC 09 Aug 2019 16:10 New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The fourth day of hearing in the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case in Ayodhya in the Supreme Court focused on the applicability of law on temple, idols and ‘janmasthan’ (birthplace) — a confluence contributing to the …
  • Scenic encounters, tranquil waters: Here's where to head for a weekend getaway this monsoon 18 Jul 2019 06:44 FROM AHMEDABAD & MUMBAI: AMBOLI Situated on the southern ranges of the Sahyadris at a height of 2,265 ft, this sylvan precinct is the last mountain resort along the western coast before the Sahyadris give way to beaches. With gently rolling knolls and …
  • 22 districts in Tamil Nadu now in red category as groundwater levels continue to plummet 16 Jun 2019 00:15 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a month’s time, three districts -- Cuddalore, Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli -- have recorded a decrease in groundwater levels and have been marked under the red category by the government. With these three, the number of …
  • Why EPS has nothing to fear from TN by-poll results 22 May 2019 03:41 Should the ruling AIADMK in Tamil Nadu not make the required five out of 22 by-election seats, or even otherwise, the temptation to poach, especially from the Congress or starting with the Congress may be high on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami's …
  • Major parties in Tamil Nadu field over 20 medical professionals in fight for LS seats 27 Mar 2019 02:42 Express News Service TIRUCHY: Doctors galore in the TN political theatre this time.  Almost all major political parties in Tamil Nadu have fielded practising medical professionals to contest in Lok Sabha polls. The number of doctors-turned-contestants from …
  • Female teacher in TN arrested for sexually abusing students; husband provides evidence 22 Mar 2019 16:04 (Representational Image)Creative Commons In a shocking incident, a female teacher in Thiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, was arrested on Wednesday for sexually abusing her students. The arrest was made after her husband provided evidence to the District Collector …
  • AIADMK releases election manifesto 19 Mar 2019 16:43 [India], Mar 19 (ANI): AIADMK on Tuesday released its manifesto ahead of the ensuing General elections and among its major promises said it would urge the Centre to launch an international probe into the alleged genocide and war crimes committed by Sri …
  • AIADMK announces 20 candidates for LS polls in TN 17 Mar 2019 18:35 [India], Mar 17 (ANI): The AIADMK on Sunday announced the names of 20 candidates that will contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls. KRS Saravanan will contest from Salem, P Kaliyapan from Namakkal, KP Munuswamy from Krishnagiri, G Manimaran from Erode, …
  • AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 10:22 Category: Politics Posted by Syed Qayam Ali Published: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Updated: Mar 17, 2019, 1:25 pm IST Chennai: The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding …
  • Tamil Nadu: AIADMK to contest on 20 seats, BJP on 5 17 Mar 2019 08:00 CHENNAI (TAMIL NADU): The AIADMK will contest on 20 Lok Sabha seats including South Chennai, Theni, Pollachi, Karur and Erode while BJP would be fielding its candidates on Kanyakumari, Sivagangai, Coimbatore, Thoothukudi and Ramanathapuram Lok Sabha …
  • AIADMK releases list of constituencies for LS polls 17 Mar 2019 06:57 Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The ruling AIADMK on Sunday released the list of Lok Sabha constituencies that the party and its allies would contest from in the upcoming general elections. In a statement here, the AIADMK said it will contest from 20 seats: Salem …
  • Chennai's Koyambedu market gets new storage facility 11 Mar 2019 02:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: A 2,500-ton tone cold storage facility at Koyambedu vegetable and fruit wholesale market was inaugurated by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday through video-conferencing. The Rs 2.15-crore facility was built to …
  • In Tamil Nadu, PM Modi Inaugurates Road Projects Worth Over 5,000 Crores 06 Mar 2019 15:15 PM Modi launches infrastructure projects in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu. Chennai: During his visit to Tamil Nadu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today introduced several road and railway projects worth crores of rupees that will help reduce carbon footprint and …
  • How Mumbais Sanitation Workers Won Their Rights - The Nation 05 Mar 2019 23:40 Dust rises as municipal workers sweep a road on a foggy day in Greater Noida, near New Delhi, on November 5, 2018. (AP Photo / R S Iyer) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Thank you for signing up. For more …
  • How Mumbai’s Sanitation Workers Won Their Rights 05 Mar 2019 13:34 Dust rises as municipal workers sweep a road on a foggy day in Greater Noida, near New Delhi, on November 5, 2018. (AP Photo / R S Iyer) Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Thank you for signing up. For more …
  • PM to inaugurate, lay foundation stone of Rs 5,010 crore highway projects in Tamil Nadu 05 Mar 2019 13:22 NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday will inaugurate and lay the foundation stone of Rs 5,010-crore highway projects in Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu, the government said Tuesday. The projects are in Vellore, Thiruvannamalai, Villupuram and …
  • Gautami helps Poor children in Thiruvannamalai! 27 Feb 2019 17:10 By Chennaivision in Education February 26, 2019 Gautami , the founder and CEO of Life again india, has recently visited Thiruvannamalai to help the under privileged children for their better future. Out of all the things she has achieved in her life, …
  • Pandimuni  is Kasthuri Raja’s dream project: Jackie Shroff 30 Jan 2019 05:09 Express News Service After his intriguing role in Maayavan (2017), Jackie Shroff is set to return to Tamil Cinema with Pandimuni, directed by Kasthuri Raja. Taking time off from the shooting of this film, the actor-filmmaker duo met the media yesterday. …
  • Almost married off, girl now a 'Beti Bachao' face 25 Jan 2019 00:22 NEW DELHI: It was July 4, 2017 when the district collector's office in Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu got a call from 13-year-old Nandhini Nagaraji. The terrified teen informed the officer on the line that she was being forced to marry a man double her …
  • After Senthil Balaji's exit, TTV vows to defeat DMK in Tiruvarur bypoll 18 Dec 2018 01:33 By Express News Service CHENNAI : Days after the DMK admitted into its fold former AMMK organising secretary V Senthil Balaji, AMMK deputy general secretary TTV Dhinakaran on Monday targeted the DMK, vowing to deal a death blow to them in the bypoll to the …
  • CONFED-ITA bans purchase of products from major IT vendors 05 Dec 2018 15:05 CONFED-ITA(Confederation of Information Technology Associations) which is consortium of 24 Information Technology Traders Associations from Tamilnadu with around 1350 members from 40+ cities like Chennai, Coimbatore, Dharmapuri, Dindigul, Erode, …
  • Yogi Ramsuratkumar’s ashram to celebrate saint’s 100th year 26 Nov 2018 05:13 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The Birth Centenary Year of saint and mystic Yogi Ramsuratkumar will be celebrated by the Yogi Ramsuratkumar Ashram from November 30 to December 2, 2018 at his ashram at Thiruvannamalai.  As part of the celebrations, a …
  • I know I am not a great actor: Vidaarth 24 Nov 2018 04:41 Vidaarth’s latest film Vandi hit screens on Friday. Life hasn’t been a bed of roses for Vidaarth, who played Jyotika’s husband in last week’s release, Kaatrin Mozhi. Before making his debut in Tamil cinema as a lead with Mynaa, he appeared in minor roles …
  • Wednesday was wettest day in the year for Chennai: 'Weatherman' Pradeep John 22 Nov 2018 07:17 By Online Desk On Wednesday, Chennai experienced the wettest day of the year, according to 'Tamil Nadu Weatherman' Pradeep John, who took to Facebook to post updates about the weather. He also said that, "The next spell will start now in the …
  • Chennai, Kanchipuram to receive heavy rains 21 Nov 2018 15:09 Coastal and Interior Tamil Nadu, including Chennai and Kanchipuram districts, would receive heavy rainfall for the next two days as the well marked low pressure over southwest Bay of Bengal would intensify into a depression in the next 24 hours. Chennai, …
  • Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Likely To Receive Heavy Rains In Next 24 Hours 21 Nov 2018 05:53 a few pockets may get heavy to severe rainfall in the next 24 hours, says official (File) Chennai: Moderate to heavy rains were likely in many places in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the next 24 hours as a low pressure has formed in the Bay of Bengal, …
  • MTC bus goes off road, hits barriers and railings in Chennai's Kamarajar Salai 17 Nov 2018 03:43 Express News Service CHENNAI: The Kamarajar Salai off the Marina beach may have one of the best pedestrian pathways in the city. But an MTC bus accident on Friday proved that even the best is not safe for pedestrians if the motorists continue to flout …
  • Tamil Nadu: Here are the changes made in special bus departure points before Diwali 02 Nov 2018 05:50 By Express News Service CHENNAI: To facilitate the operation of special buses from Chennai to neighbouring States without any traffic congestion just before the start of Deepavali, the departure points of the services have been changed and their routes …
  • On cam: Teacher thrashed in class room 22 Oct 2018 16:55 Oct 22, 2018, 21:27 ISTSource: TNNIn a shocking incident, a school teacher was beaten up by a group of unidentified men in a classroom in front of students in Thiruvannamalai district in Tamil Nadu. According to reports, the mathematics teacher was beaten …
  • Social activist Yogendra Yadav detained in Tamil Nadu; alleges manhandling by police 08 Sep 2018 15:53 Yogendra YadavIANS Social activist and psephologist-politician Yogendra Yadav was detained by the police in Thiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu. Yadav was on his way to take part in the protest against the Chennai-Salem highway. The incident occurred on Saturday …
  • Tirumurai verses sung with passion 07 Sep 2018 07:36 Odhuvars have been in the limelight in the recent past with an order passed by the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court directing the administration to pay them a fair remuneration for their services. Centuries ago, Odhuvars presented sacred verses of …
  • Tour venture ‘Moksha: Journey to the Self’ specialises in spiritual tourism 07 Sep 2018 04:52 Mochitha Prakriti feels liberated when she travels. Perhaps that is why she never feels the need to stay put even after travelling over 3 lakh km. Nature is her muse (the assumed second name bears ample testimony), while her specialism is the Indus Valley …
  • 2 women murdered after one is sexually assaulted in Thiruvannamalai 18 Aug 2017 09:54 A woman and her mother-in-law were murdered in Chengam, Thiruvannamalai by unknown assailants with the former said to have been sexually assaulted before being killed. Younis, who resides in Pakkiripalayam, Thiruvannamalai along with his 80-year-old mother …

  • State records 5,344 cases, 60 deaths 22 Sep 2020 02:39 Infection tally rises to 5,47,337; toll touches 8,871; 982 persons test positive in Chennai Tamil Nadu recorded 5,344 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 60 associated deaths on Monday. This took the State’s case count to 5,47,337, and the toll to 8,871. Of the …
  • 50,212 violations of COVID-19 norms recorded 22 Sep 2020 02:39 More than two weeks since violations of COVID-19 prevention norms were made compoundable offences by the government under the Tamil Nadu Public Health Act, a total of 50,212 violations have been recorded and ₹1.06 crore in fines imposed in the State, …
  • State records 5,569 fresh infections, 66 more fatalities 19 Sep 2020 23:31 Tamil Nadu reported 5,569 COVID-19 cases on Saturday, taking its tally of cases to 5,36,477. A total of 5,556 persons were discharged from hospitals after treatment. With the total number of recoveries at 4,81,273, the State’s recovery rate now stands at …
  • TNEB substations to ethical AI blockchain: These are the projects unveiled across Tamil Nadu 19 Sep 2020 20:59 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday inaugurated 25 sub-stations of Tamil Nadu Electricity Board in various districts established at a total cost of Rs 353.11 crore, through video conference from the …
  • Chennai airport withdraws e-pass facility 19 Sep 2020 07:39 Officials at the Chennai International Airport have announced that the e-pass system, which was available at the airport for passengers, has been withdrawn. Earlier, passengers travelling to Chennai could either obtain an e-pass on the Tamil Nadu E-pass …
  • State records 5,488 infections, 67 deaths 19 Sep 2020 05:36 Tamil Nadu’s tally of COVID-19 cases climbed to 5,30,908, with another 5,488 persons testing positive for the infection on Friday. As many as 5,525 persons were discharged, and 67 persons succumbed to the infection in the State. In Chennai, 989 persons …
  • Chennai’s Covid-19 cases see slight rise 18 Sep 2020 18:38 The number of daily Covid-19 deaths reported by Tamil Nadu was below 60 for the second consecutive day on Thursday. Chennai reported 992 fresh cases (983 on Wednesday) and 12 deaths. Its neighbouring districts – Chengalpet (283), Tiruvallur (239) and …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,488 COVID-19 cases, 67 deaths 18 Sep 2020 18:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,488 Covid-19 cases and 67 deaths on Friday taking its tally to 5,30,908 and toll to 8,685. Chennai alone reported 989 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur …
  • Over 45,000 kids with Covid treated in Tamil Nadu: Vijayabaskar 18 Sep 2020 02:20 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As Tamil Nadu reported 5,560 fresh cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, the Health Minister, C Vijayabaskar, in a press statement, said over 45,000 children, who tested positive in the State, had been treated so far. The release, …
  • Vandalur flyover thrown open to traffic 18 Sep 2020 01:08 Edappadi K. Palaniswami lays the foundation stone for two ‘U’ shaped bridges on Rajiv Gandhi Salai Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Thursday laid the foundation stone for the construction of two “U” shaped flyovers on Rajiv Gandhi Salai. The ₹108. …
  • CM Palaniswami throws open Vandalur and Pallavaram bridges for traffic 18 Sep 2020 00:20 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Now on, motorists from the city heading to Chengalpattu can have a smoother drive through the Grand Southern Trunk (GST) Road as two flyovers — at Vandalur and Pallavaram — were thrown open for traffic by Chief Minister …
  • State reports 5,652 fresh cases, 57 fatalities 17 Sep 2020 04:36 A total of 5,652 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, including 983 in Chennai and 549 in Coimbatore. This took the State’s tally to 5,19,860. As of date, 46,633 persons are undergoing treatment. As many as 5,768 persons, …
  • Sun TV serial actress is absconding after her plan to rob her home goes haywire 16 Sep 2020 20:59 TV serial actress Suchitra is reportedly absconding after her plan to rob her own house went haywire. The Chennai cops have arrested her husband Manikandan in connection with the case. Tamil TV actress Suchitra.Social Media Site A Story Straight from …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,652 fresh COVID-19 cases, 57 deaths; minister discharged after recovery 16 Sep 2020 16:50 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday reported 5,652 fresh COVID-19 cases and 57 deaths taking the tally to 5,19,860 and toll to 8,559. Chennai alone recorded 983 cases. Among Chennai's neighbouring districts, Chengalpattu reported …
  • Villupuram to get new university from this year, says Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami 16 Sep 2020 16:50 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced in the state Assembly on Wednesday that based on the long-standing public demand, a new university headquartered in Villupuram will be set up. The Chief Minister said that the …
  • State reports 5,697 fresh cases; 68 deaths take toll to 8,502 16 Sep 2020 00:22 Tamil Nadu reported 5,697 fresh COVID-19 cases and 68 more deaths on Tuesday. Chennai reported 989 cases and Coimbatore 485. The cases surged in Tiruppur as 262 persons tested positive. So far, a total of 5,14,208 persons have tested positive in the State. …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,697 COVID-19 cases, 68 deaths 15 Sep 2020 18:17 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,697 Covid-19 cases and 68 deaths on Tuesday taking the tally to 5,14,208 and toll to 8,502 on Tuesday. Chennai alone recorded 989 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and …
  • Karaikal keen on securing exam centre status for JEE, NEET 15 Sep 2020 13:19 To mitigate problems faced by students in the enclave in appearing for JEE and NEET exams at distant locations, the Karaikal administration has initiated measures to approach the National Testing Agency (NTA) through the Puducherry government seeking …
  • Active cases in TN the lowest among high prevalence States 15 Sep 2020 07:00 There seems to be some good news on Covid-19 front in Tamil Nadu. For, officials said active cases in Tamil Nadu was the lowest at 9.4% among high prevalence states. Statistics show that the active cases rate was the least after Bihar (9.2%) and A&N …
  • Tamil Nadu’s Covid count crosses 5 lakh, death toll reaches 8,381 14 Sep 2020 19:39 Tamil Nadu’s overall Covid-19 tally on Sunday crossed the unenviable milestone of 5 lakh cases. With 5,693 new cases getting detected in the last 24 hours the state’s Covid-19 tally stands at 5,02,759. The State recorded the first case on March 7, but …
  • Over one lakh aspirants write NEET-2020 exam in Tamil Nadu despite COVID-19 hurdles 14 Sep 2020 01:04 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Despite strong opposition from various political parties and the public at large in Tamil Nadu, the National Testing Agency on Sunday conducted the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and about 1.1 lakh candidates …
  • Over 80% attendance for NEET 13 Sep 2020 20:01 The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) went off peacefully in Tamil Nadu on Sunday with more than 80% of the registered candidates sitting for it. A total of 1,17,990 candidates had registered for the test that was held in 238 centres. …
  • ONGC gets more time for exploratory drilling in Cauvery basin 12 Sep 2020 23:10 Express News Service CHENNAI/THANJAVUR: An expert appraisal committee of the Union Environment Ministry (MoEF) has granted an extension of the environment clearance (EC) for Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) to carry out exploratory drilling in …
  • Support frontline staff instead of demoralising them, says CM 12 Sep 2020 00:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Expressing concern over the charge that the government had failed to contain the spread of Covid-19, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday indicated that such criticisms would demoralise the frontline staff …
  • Why the PM Kisan scheme scam in TN is like no other 11 Sep 2020 22:52 The large-scale fraud in Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM Kisan) scheme in Tamil Nadu has turned out to be unique in more ways than one. First, the state has not seen bureaucratic corruption of this scale in the recent years. Most of the scams that …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,519 coronavirus cases, 77 deaths 11 Sep 2020 16:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,519 Covid-19 cases and 77 deaths taking the State’s tally to 4,91,571 and toll to 8,231 on Friday. While Chennai district reported 987 cases, neighbouring Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur …
  • Fireworks factory explosion kills 7 in southern India 11 Sep 2020 13:42 September 11, 2020 Cholo Brooks The World 0 2 more injured in incident occurred in Tamil Nadu state, police say Ahmad Adil   | An explosion in a small fireworks factory in southern India killed seven people and injured two others, a senior police official …
  • Coronavirus | 5,528 persons contract infection in T.N. 11 Sep 2020 10:28 48,482 persons still under treatment; Chennai accounts for 991 fresh cases; 64 deaths recorded Tamil Nadu reported another 5,528 new cases of COVID-19 and 64 deaths on Thursday. A total of 6,185 more persons were discharged after treatment. The total …
  • Good news: Covid-19 numbers falling in Tamil Nadu 11 Sep 2020 06:40 With Tamil Nadu on Thursday reporting 5,528 new Covid-19 cases and 64 deaths, Health Minister Dr C Vijayabaskar has said the numbers are going down in the State. “We are now slowly reducing the infection rate in the state. The positivity rate is below 10% …
  • Heavy rains predicted in parts of Tamil Nadu 11 Sep 2020 06:40 The meteorological department had warned of heavy rain on Thursday in isolated places over Erode, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem and Namakkal districts. On Friday meanwhile, heavy showers are expected in Nilgiris district. The district of Salem in Tamil …
  • Covid positivity rate in TN below 10 percent: Health Minister Vijayabaskar 10 Sep 2020 23:52 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Health Minister C Vijayabaskar on Thursday said the test positivity rate in the State is less than 10 per cent, except in Krishnagiri and Cuddalore districts. Speaking to reporters at Government Stanley Medical College …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,528 fresh COVID-19 cases, 64 more deaths 10 Sep 2020 16:14 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,528 new COVID-19 cases and 64 deaths taking the state’s tally to 4,86,052 and toll to 8,154 on Thursday. The state continues to test well over 80,000 people daily, with 85,473 samples and 83,411 …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State 10 Sep 2020 15:44 The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • PM-Kisan scam: TN government hopes to recover full amount 09 Sep 2020 15:48 The Tamil Nadu government is hopeful of recovering the full ₹110 crore which was fraudulently claimed by ineligible people under the Centre’s Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi in 13 districts of the State. “The State government is relieved as the money was …
  • TN’s Covid death toll crosses 8,000-mark 09 Sep 2020 08:57 Covid-19 death toll in Tamil Nadu crossed the 8,000-mark on Tuesday to reach to 8,012. A total of 5,684 new COVID-19 cases were reported from Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. The total number of cases in the state now stands at 4,74,940, including 50,213 active …
  • Tiruchy: Trio lures youth, holds him hostage for bike 09 Sep 2020 06:38 By Express News Service TIRUCHY: Police on Tuesday arrested three persons, including a girl, who lured a 30-year-old man through Facebook, and took away his bike. Vinoth of Cuddalore befriended Rahamath Nisha (20), a college student from Tiruchy on social …
  • PM-Kisan norms eased for Covid, TN probes Rs 110 crore fraud, 18 held 08 Sep 2020 23:10 Of the Rs 110 crore-plus siphoned off, Rs 32 crore has been retrieved, mostly from bank accounts directly. The government said they expected to retrieve the remaining amount too, within 40 days.THE Tamil Nadu government has discovered a scam amounting to …
  • Coronavirus | T.N. records 5,684 fresh cases as death toll crosses 8,000 08 Sep 2020 21:44 On a day when Tamil Nadu recorded 5,684 more cases of COVID-19, the State’s toll crossed 8,000, with another 87 persons succumbing to the infection. The State’s tally climbed to 4,74,940. Till date, 4,16,715 persons have been discharged after treatment, …
  • Rs 110 crore scam in PM-Kisan Scheme scam uncovered in TN 08 Sep 2020 17:19 Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) The scam in the PM-Kisan scheme (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) in Tamil Nadu is to the tune of about Rs 110 crore but Rs 32 crore has already been recovered till date, state Agriculture Secretary Gagandeep Singh Bedi said on …
  • COVID-19 toll crosses 8000 in Tamil Nadu with 87 more deaths, 5,684 fresh cases reported 08 Sep 2020 16:42 Express News Service CHENNAI: The COVID-19 toll in Tamil Nadu crossed the 8,000-mark on Tuesday as the state reported another 87 deaths. The toll now stands at 8,012. Tamil Nadu also reported 5,684 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking its tally to 4,74,940. The …
  • 5,776 persons test positive for COVID-19 08 Sep 2020 07:35 The pandemic claims the lives of 89 more persons; 5,930 discharged after treatment; 949 fresh cases in Chennai As many as 5,776 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Monday, taking the State’s tally to 4,69,256. As many as 5,930 persons …
  • T-shirts not enough to develop Tamil language, says Vanathi Srinivasan 07 Sep 2020 10:29 Wearing t-shirts against the alleged Hindi imposition is not enough to develop the Tamil language, asserted BJP State Vice President Vanathi Srinivasan, in Tiruppur, on Monday. In response to a question on t-shirts worn by Tamil cinema celebrities with …
  • TN unveils Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy, targets $100 billion output by 2025 07 Sep 2020 09:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to increase Tamil Nadu’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025, Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The policy is …
  • PM-KISAN scheme probe: CB-CID seizes Rs 68 lakh in Cuddalore 06 Sep 2020 22:57 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: In another major development in the probe into PM-KISAN scheme irregularities in Cuddalore district, CB-CID officials seized nearly Rs 68 lakh on Sunday. Previously, the officials had seized Rs 4.20 crore that was …

  • Quarantine centre unhygienic complain patients in Villuppuram 26 Jul 2020 20:54 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Woman patients at a quarantine centre in Villuppuram are facing severe discomfort due to the unhygienic conditions and lack of separate toilet facilities for them at the centre.     Nearly 150 Covid patients have been …
  • Chennai lockdown results in low occupancy on special trains 19 Jun 2020 21:00 By Express News Service TIRUCHY/CHENNAI: With Chennai, Chengalpattu and two other districts coming under a 12-day intense lockdown, the occupancy rate was very poor on the Chengalpattu-Tiruchy special train on Friday. Very few passengers arrived by the …
  • Not just Covid-19 cases, deaths too are rising fast in TN 14 May 2020 02:12 Tamil Nadu reported 716 new cases of COVID-19 and eight more deaths on Tuesday. Chennai, for the third consecutive day, added more than 500 cases to its total. The total number of COVID-19 cases in the State now stands at 8,718. The number of active cases …
  • TN reports 50 more corona cases, total at 621 08 Apr 2020 02:09 By Chennaivision in Chennai News April 7, 2020 As many as 50 people, including 48 returnees from the Delhi Tablighi Jamaat meet today tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu, taking the total number of cases in the state to 621. This is the sixth …
  • Raped by 16, eight-year-old dies of prolonged illness 16 Feb 2020 02:23 Express News Service CHENNAI: An eight-year-old girl, who was allegedly raped by 16 men, including her relatives, over a period of four years, died on Thursday. While the police is awaiting the postmortem report, the child’s parents said that she died …
  • Trade do not foresee upward jump in maize price in TN 13 Jan 2020 17:15 Trade sources do not foresee an upward revision in the price of maize during the current season as the market arrivals seem adequate. “Prevalence of favourable climatic conditions coupled with extended monsoon helped bring down the incidence of Fall Army …
  • CM inaugurates Kallakurichi district 26 Nov 2019 16:38 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today formally inaugurated Kallakurichi district, one of the five newly formed districts in the state. He did this days after he inaugurated Tenkasi district, which was carved out of Tirunelveli. He also …
  • Vellore trifurcated: How Tirupattur, Ranipet make Tamil Nadu’s list of districts even longer 15 Aug 2019 10:11 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami gestures as he reviews the parade during the 73rd Independence Day celebrations at Fort St. George in Chennai, Thursday, August 15, 2019. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Since January this year, the AIADMK- …
  • Tamil Nadu: Vellore trifurcated, Ranipet and Tirupattur to be new districts 15 Aug 2019 08:23 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami. (File Photo) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami Thursday announced Vellore would be trifurcated to create two additional districts. In an event on Independence Day at Fort St George in Chennai …
  • CM meets Vijayakanth, Vaiko names candidate for Erode 16 Mar 2019 07:35 In yet another day of developments ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today called on DMDK president Vijayakanth in Chennai. Palaniswami, who is also the joint coordinator of the ruling AIADMK, met Vijayakanth at his …
  • DMK-led Front announces constituencies for LS polls 15 Mar 2019 09:31 Chennai: The DMK will field candidates for the Lok Sabha elections in its traditional strongholds. The constituencies to be contested by it and its allies was announced here on Friday. The DMK, which will contesting 20 of the 39 seats, would field …
  • AIADMK MP dies in road mishap in Villupuram district 23 Feb 2019 20:52 Chennai: AIADMK MP , elected from Villupuram Lok Sabha constituency, died in a freak mishap when the car in which he was travelling hit the median on the road near Tindivanam in Villupuram district on Saturday, police said. Rajendran died of severe head …
  • 5 more arrested in Salem-Chennai train heist 31 Oct 2018 05:24 The CB-CID has arrested five more persons in connection with the robbery which took place on the moving Salem-Chennai Express two years ago. Reports said the men were produced before the Magistrate on Tuesday. A gang had robbed Rs 5.78 crores of soiled …
  • Salem-Chennai train robbery solved, 2 Madhya Pradesh persons arrested 15 Oct 2018 18:26 The CB-CID of the Tamil Nadu police on Saturday claimed to have cracked the sensational train heist case, in which robbers cut open the roof of a moving train — Salem-Chennai Express — and decamped with Rs 5.78 crore of soiled currencies on August 9, 2016. …
  • Will Veerappan aides' case impact Rajiv killers' freedom? 20 Sep 2018 08:14 'A precedent in the Rajv killers' plea for freedom may flow from slain brigand Veerappan’s 2000 demand for the release of 109 associates languishing in prisons in Karnataka for him to release abducted Kannada matinee icon, the late Rajkumar.' …
  • Gutkha scam: CBI raids houses of Minister Vijayabaskar, DGP Rajendran; shocking details revealed 07 Sep 2018 10:09 In a big twist to the multi-crore gutkha scam probe, the CBI on Wednesday conducted raids at the residences of Health Minister C Vijayabaskar, DGP T K Rajendran, former city Police Commissioner S George and others. The searches began around 7 am with a …
  • School of rock 06 Nov 2017 19:01 It’s Shawshank Redemption in real life. Or, if you prefer, Erin Brockovich. In the first, a banker (Tim Robbins) charged with murder is sent to a high-security prison where he uses his fine knowledge of rocks to dig a tunnel and escape. In the second, …
  • CM holds emergency meet as dengue, fever cases shoot up 03 Oct 2017 03:39 CHENNAI: An emergency meeting was called by Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday as  Tamil Nadu has recorded as many as 10,000 cases of fever. Every Thursday will be observed as anti-dengue day from now, Health Minister C Vijaya Baskar announced …
  • Suresh Prabhu offers to quit, PM Modi says wait 23 Aug 2017 23:24 Rail Board chairman resigns; replaced by Air India chief, a railway service officer. New Delhi: Hours after the Kaifiyat Express collided with a dumper in Uttar Pradesh, injuring 74 people, Union railway minister Suresh Prabhu, “pained by the unfortunate …
  • Govt bus slips into pit dug up for Metro Rail work 08 Aug 2017 02:51 CHENNAI: Passengers on board a government bus had a fortunate escape, after the bus slipped into a pit on GST Road in Pallavaram on Monday. The State Express Transport Corporation (SETC) bus, plying between Tiruvannamalai and Chennai, fell four feet into …
  • Rushing to meet a deadline that never was 30 Mar 2017 22:29 A. Veerappan knows the math doesn’t add up. Yet, he tries: “I am here at least thrice each week. Each day I’m here, I lose ₹250.” He then connects his daily wage at the construction site to the wad of currency in his pocket: “How many weeks would I have …

  • State records 5,344 cases, 60 deaths 22 Sep 2020 02:39 Infection tally rises to 5,47,337; toll touches 8,871; 982 persons test positive in Chennai Tamil Nadu recorded 5,344 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 60 associated deaths on Monday. This took the State’s case count to 5,47,337, and the toll to 8,871. Of the …
  • Guest workers back to Tamil Nadu in hordes 22 Sep 2020 02:38 About 50,000 workers have returned to Chennai, Chengalpet, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts in the last two months, but on paper, only 1,700 have been issued e-passesCHENNAI: A majority of lockdown restrictions have been relaxed and guest workers are …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,344 Covid-19 cases, 60 deaths 21 Sep 2020 17:31 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,344 Covid-19 cases and 60 deaths on Monday taking the tally to 5,47,337 and toll to 8,871. With 5,492 patients being discharged on the day, the total number of discharged patients has risen to 4,91,971. …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,516 COVID-19 cases, 60 deaths in last 24-hours 20 Sep 2020 17:48 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu has reported 5,516 Covid-19 cases and 60 deaths on Sunday taking the State’s tally to 5,41,993 and toll to 8,811. State now has 46,703 active cases while 4,86,479 patients have been discharged. Chennai alone …
  • DMK gears up for ‘do-or-die’ 2021 Assembly polls, to focus on ‘neutral’ voters  19 Sep 2020 08:57 Express News Service CHENNAI: Out of power for a decade, DMK cadres have no illusion that the 2021 Assembly elections in the State are a ‘do-or-die’ battle for the Dravidian party. With the pandemic-induced lockdown having finally eased, party workers have …
  • Chennai airport withdraws e-pass facility 19 Sep 2020 07:39 Officials at the Chennai International Airport have announced that the e-pass system, which was available at the airport for passengers, has been withdrawn. Earlier, passengers travelling to Chennai could either obtain an e-pass on the Tamil Nadu E-pass …
  • Chennai’s Covid-19 cases see slight rise 18 Sep 2020 18:38 The number of daily Covid-19 deaths reported by Tamil Nadu was below 60 for the second consecutive day on Thursday. Chennai reported 992 fresh cases (983 on Wednesday) and 12 deaths. Its neighbouring districts – Chengalpet (283), Tiruvallur (239) and …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,488 COVID-19 cases, 67 deaths 18 Sep 2020 18:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,488 Covid-19 cases and 67 deaths on Friday taking its tally to 5,30,908 and toll to 8,685. Chennai alone reported 989 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur …
  • Over 45,000 kids with Covid treated in Tamil Nadu: Vijayabaskar 18 Sep 2020 02:20 By Express News Service CHENNAI: As Tamil Nadu reported 5,560 fresh cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, the Health Minister, C Vijayabaskar, in a press statement, said over 45,000 children, who tested positive in the State, had been treated so far. The release, …
  • State reports 5,652 fresh cases, 57 fatalities 17 Sep 2020 04:36 A total of 5,652 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, including 983 in Chennai and 549 in Coimbatore. This took the State’s tally to 5,19,860. As of date, 46,633 persons are undergoing treatment. As many as 5,768 persons, …
  • Private bus operators resume services 16 Sep 2020 23:59 Private bus operators have decided to resume services across the State, and some buses started plying on both mofussil and city routes in Tiruchi on Wednesday. Earlier this month, the Federation of Bus Operators Associations of Tamil Nadu had said that the …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,652 fresh COVID-19 cases, 57 deaths; minister discharged after recovery 16 Sep 2020 16:50 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday reported 5,652 fresh COVID-19 cases and 57 deaths taking the tally to 5,19,860 and toll to 8,559. Chennai alone recorded 983 cases. Among Chennai's neighbouring districts, Chengalpattu reported …
  • State reports 5,697 fresh cases; 68 deaths take toll to 8,502 16 Sep 2020 00:22 Tamil Nadu reported 5,697 fresh COVID-19 cases and 68 more deaths on Tuesday. Chennai reported 989 cases and Coimbatore 485. The cases surged in Tiruppur as 262 persons tested positive. So far, a total of 5,14,208 persons have tested positive in the State. …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,697 COVID-19 cases, 68 deaths 15 Sep 2020 18:17 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,697 Covid-19 cases and 68 deaths on Tuesday taking the tally to 5,14,208 and toll to 8,502 on Tuesday. Chennai alone recorded 989 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and …
  • Active cases in TN the lowest among high prevalence States 15 Sep 2020 07:00 There seems to be some good news on Covid-19 front in Tamil Nadu. For, officials said active cases in Tamil Nadu was the lowest at 9.4% among high prevalence states. Statistics show that the active cases rate was the least after Bihar (9.2%) and A&N …
  • Tamil Nadu’s Covid count crosses 5 lakh, death toll reaches 8,381 14 Sep 2020 19:39 Tamil Nadu’s overall Covid-19 tally on Sunday crossed the unenviable milestone of 5 lakh cases. With 5,693 new cases getting detected in the last 24 hours the state’s Covid-19 tally stands at 5,02,759. The State recorded the first case on March 7, but …
  • Teen nabbed for uploading Chennai woman's photo, number on dating app 14 Sep 2020 01:23 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In this digital era, we don’t think twice before sharing our mobile phone numbers. Sometimes, our numbers end up in someone else’s hand, who use it for a variety of things, including harassing the person. On September 8, a …
  • Over 80% attendance for NEET 13 Sep 2020 20:01 The National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) went off peacefully in Tamil Nadu on Sunday with more than 80% of the registered candidates sitting for it. A total of 1,17,990 candidates had registered for the test that was held in 238 centres. …
  • COVID-19 deaths high earlier as patients were in hurry to return home: Tamil Nadu CM 12 Sep 2020 01:07 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Friday said COVID-19-related fatalities in Tamil Nadu were relatively high earlier as some patients did not complete the course of treatment. “There are fewer deaths now,” he said while speaking in Kancheepuram …
  • Support frontline staff instead of demoralising them, says CM 12 Sep 2020 00:19 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Expressing concern over the charge that the government had failed to contain the spread of Covid-19, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday indicated that such criticisms would demoralise the frontline staff …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,519 coronavirus cases, 77 deaths 11 Sep 2020 16:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,519 Covid-19 cases and 77 deaths taking the State’s tally to 4,91,571 and toll to 8,231 on Friday. While Chennai district reported 987 cases, neighbouring Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur …
  • Coronavirus | 5,528 persons contract infection in T.N. 11 Sep 2020 10:28 48,482 persons still under treatment; Chennai accounts for 991 fresh cases; 64 deaths recorded Tamil Nadu reported another 5,528 new cases of COVID-19 and 64 deaths on Thursday. A total of 6,185 more persons were discharged after treatment. The total …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,528 fresh COVID-19 cases, 64 more deaths 10 Sep 2020 16:14 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,528 new COVID-19 cases and 64 deaths taking the state’s tally to 4,86,052 and toll to 8,154 on Thursday. The state continues to test well over 80,000 people daily, with 85,473 samples and 83,411 …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State 10 Sep 2020 15:44 The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • TN’s Covid death toll crosses 8,000-mark 09 Sep 2020 08:57 Covid-19 death toll in Tamil Nadu crossed the 8,000-mark on Tuesday to reach to 8,012. A total of 5,684 new COVID-19 cases were reported from Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. The total number of cases in the state now stands at 4,74,940, including 50,213 active …
  • COVID-19 toll crosses 8000 in Tamil Nadu with 87 more deaths, 5,684 fresh cases reported 08 Sep 2020 16:42 Express News Service CHENNAI: The COVID-19 toll in Tamil Nadu crossed the 8,000-mark on Tuesday as the state reported another 87 deaths. The toll now stands at 8,012. Tamil Nadu also reported 5,684 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking its tally to 4,74,940. The …
  • 5,776 persons test positive for COVID-19 08 Sep 2020 07:35 The pandemic claims the lives of 89 more persons; 5,930 discharged after treatment; 949 fresh cases in Chennai As many as 5,776 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Monday, taking the State’s tally to 4,69,256. As many as 5,930 persons …
  • Tamil Nadu eyes $100 billion output from electronics industry by 2025 07 Sep 2020 12:35 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Monday released the Tamil Nadu Electronics Hardware Manufacturing Policy 2020 that aims to increase the State’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025. The policy categorises the districts in the …
  • TN unveils Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy, targets $100 billion output by 2025 07 Sep 2020 09:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to increase Tamil Nadu’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025, Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The policy is …
  • Record spike of 33 COVID-19 cases at Sriharikota spaceport 07 Sep 2020 00:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: Recording its highest single-day spike in Covid-19 cases so far, the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC-Shar) in Sriharikota witnessed 33 fresh infections on Sunday, sending the administration into a frenzy. This comes barely a …

  • Fish landing centre opens in Ramnad 20 Sep 2020 22:09 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday inaugurated a fish landing centre in Ramanathapuram district and various buildings across the State through video- conference facility, from the secretariat. On behalf of …
  • Chennai airport withdraws e-pass facility 19 Sep 2020 07:39 Officials at the Chennai International Airport have announced that the e-pass system, which was available at the airport for passengers, has been withdrawn. Earlier, passengers travelling to Chennai could either obtain an e-pass on the Tamil Nadu E-pass …
  • Tamil Nadu to get one more govt varsity: CM Palaniswami 16 Sep 2020 11:58 CHENNAI: A new university will be set at Villupuram by bifurcating the state-run Vellore based Thiruvalluvar varsity, Chief Minister K Palaniswami announced in the Assembly on Wednesday. The new university would start functioning from the current academic …
  • Active cases in TN the lowest among high prevalence States 15 Sep 2020 07:00 There seems to be some good news on Covid-19 front in Tamil Nadu. For, officials said active cases in Tamil Nadu was the lowest at 9.4% among high prevalence states. Statistics show that the active cases rate was the least after Bihar (9.2%) and A&N …
  • Tamil Nadu’s Covid count crosses 5 lakh, death toll reaches 8,381 14 Sep 2020 19:39 Tamil Nadu’s overall Covid-19 tally on Sunday crossed the unenviable milestone of 5 lakh cases. With 5,693 new cases getting detected in the last 24 hours the state’s Covid-19 tally stands at 5,02,759. The State recorded the first case on March 7, but …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State 10 Sep 2020 15:44 The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • Three months on, over 13 lakh differently-abled yet to get financial assistance in TN 10 Sep 2020 07:15 CHENNAI: While the spread of COVID-19 continues to make life miserable, the 133 crore relief fund announced by the state government for the 13.35 lakh certified differently-abled people remains undistributed despite three months. It was on June 16 Chief …
  • Single window clearance for industrial projects: Palaniswami 08 Sep 2020 01:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Clearances for industrial projects have been given through single window clearance, said Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday. He also said Corona infection had been under control in Thiruvallur district due to …
  • Coimbatore reports 593 cases, three deaths 03 Sep 2020 16:35 COIMBATORE Bureau Coimbatore district on Thursday reported 593 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single day spike reported so far. Sources with the Health Department said the district was witnessing a positivity rate between 10-11 % in the last two-three …
  • MTC buses to be operated only within Chennai police limits in bid to prevent congestion 31 Aug 2020 14:43 Express News Service CHENNAI: Thousands of daily wage workers who lost their livelihoods during the COVID-19 lockdown can heave a sigh of relief as public transportation is set to resume in Chennai. After the state government relaxed the lockdown curbs, …
  • Coronavirus tally: Tamil Nadu inches towards 6,000 mark again; deaths cross 7000 28 Aug 2020 16:52 Chennai: The number of Covid-19 positive cases inched closer to the 6,000 mark yet again on Friday with 5996 people testing positive for the infection. This comes as the State crossed the 400,000-mark in Covid-19 positive cases on Thursday. The total …
  • Will TN cancel Class 10 exams for private candidates? 28 Aug 2020 02:43 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Private candidates are eagerly awaiting what the government would decide with regard to their Class 10 exams. The government had cancelled class 10 State Board exam in June and said it would later issue separate …
  • TN’s Covid count nears 4 lakh 27 Aug 2020 20:15 The cumulative case tally in Tamil Nadu is nearring four lakh with 5,958 new cases on Wednesday. The state reported 118 deaths, pushing the cumulative toll to 6,839. After the state discharged 5,606 patients on Wednesday, the recovery rate stood at 82%. At …
  • Tamil Nadu crosses 4 lakh Covid-19 cases as 5981 more people tested positive 27 Aug 2020 17:16 Chennai: Tamil Nadu crossed the 4 lakh number in Covid-19 cases on Thursday as 5981 more people tested positive for the infection. This comes as the State recorded another record high in testing as 74388 people were tested on Thursday. Earlier, it had …
  • Tamil Nadu records another high in testing with 73,631 people tested today 26 Aug 2020 17:20 Chennai: Tamil Nadu tested 73631 people on Wednesday, the highest so far. Earlier, it had conducted a record 73,162 Covid-19 tests last Thursday. The number of Covid-19 positive cases in Tamil Nadu remained relatively steady on Wednesday with 5,958 people …
  • Kozhikode sees 215 new COVID-19 cases 26 Aug 2020 15:17 As many as 215 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Kozhikode on Wednesday. Of them, 192 were local transmission cases. The district also recorded 150 recoveries. Thamarasseri has been newly included in the list of COVID clusters in the district. So far, 55 …
  • TN posts 5,967 Covid cases, 1,278 new infections in Chennai 24 Aug 2020 18:56 By Chennaivision in Chennai News August 24, 2020 As many as 5,967 new Covid-1 9 cases were reported in Tamil Nadu today. With this, the total number of persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in the State so far has reached 3,85,352. The daily …
  • COVID-19: Tamil Nadu inches towards 6,000 mark again 21 Aug 2020 17:25 Chennai: The number of Covid-19 positive cases inched closer to the 6,000 mark yet again on Friday with 5995 people testing positive for the infection. This takes the total tally of cases to 367,430. Then number of deaths, however, went down from 116 on …
  • MTC charting out plan for improving bus services in Chennai 20 Aug 2020 09:30 The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (Chennai) Ltd (MTC), the State Transport Undertaking providing city bus services in Chennai, is planning to formulate a business plan to transform its operations including improving the quality of its service and …
  • Coronavirus infections cross 3.5 lakh-mark in Tamil Nadu, deaths at 6,123 19 Aug 2020 18:13 Chennai: Tamil Nadu's Covid-19 tally rose to 355,449 cases on Wednesday as 5795 people tested positive for the infection. The death toll went down marginally with 116 people succumbing to Covid-19 as opposed to 121 people on Tuesday. The State has …
  • Chennai tipplers show little enthusiasm as Tasmac outlets reopen 18 Aug 2020 20:03 Chennai: Tasmac liquor vends opened in Chennai after almost five months but received a cold response from people who consume alcholic drink. No less than 640 outlets run by the Tamil Nadu State Marketing Corporation (Tasmac) opened for business on Tuesday …
  • Covid-19 death toll in Tamil Nadu crosses 6,000 mark 18 Aug 2020 16:41 Chennai: The death toll due to Covid-19 in Tamil Nadu crossed the 6000 mark on Tuesday, the state bulletin confirmed. With 121 deaths on Tuesday, the State has reported 6007 deaths due to the infection so far. This comes as the State reported 5709 people …
  • Chennai reports over 1000 cases for the fourth day in a row 17 Aug 2020 16:18 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu state capital Chennai reported over 1000 cases for the fourth day in a row. The city is the worst affected district in the State with 1186 people testing positive on Monday. This is marginally lower than the count on Sunday which stood …
  • CM throws open marriage, dining halls in temples across Tamil Nadu 17 Aug 2020 00:34 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Sunday inaugurated via video conference a marriage hall and three dining halls constructed at a cost of Rs 21.63 crore at various temples in the state.   The marriage hall with an …
  • 125 more die as COVID-19 fatalities continue to rise in Tamil Nadu 16 Aug 2020 17:55 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Sunday posted 5,950 fresh COVID-19 cases and 125 deaths, taking the total infection count in the state to 3.38 lakh, the health department said. With 125 deaths, the toll in the state rose to 5,766.Recoveries outnumbered the …
  • Over 80 % of patients recover from COVID-19 in 13 districts of Tamil Nadu 16 Aug 2020 14:32 Express News Service CHENNAI: Despite the steady rise of COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu, over 80 per cent people in 13 districts of the state, who were infected by the virus, have recovered. Among the districts with high recovery, 89.3 per cent have …
  • Chennai reports over 1000 cases again, ending six day streak; TN Governor tests negative 14 Aug 2020 16:29 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu's state capital, Chennai registered over 1,000 cases for the first time since August 8. This came just as the TN Governor tested negative, hospital authorities confirmed on Friday evening. The city which has been the worst affected …
  • Tamil Nadu remains steady under 6,000 mark for Covid-19 cases with 5871 reported cases 12 Aug 2020 17:19 Chennai: Tamil Nadu managed to keep up its streak of under 6000 cases with the State reporting 5871 Covid-19 positive cases on Wednesday. This takes the total tally to 314520 in the State, the government media bulletin confirmed. The death toll, however, …
  • Chennai: 2 held for snatching money from 50-yr-old 10 Aug 2020 02:59 Representative imageCHENNAI: Police on Saturday arrested two of the three men accused of robbing Rs 20,000 from a man near Padi a week ago. The hunt is on for the third member. Police said that the three of them attacked a 50-year-old man named …
  • Districts log more Covid-19 deaths than Chennai 10 Aug 2020 01:08 The state recorded 5,994 new cases on SundayCHENNAI: Fresh Covid-19 cases remained below 1,000 for the third day in Chennai and the city’s daily death toll dropped to 12 on Sunday, one less than in Coimbatore and Virudhunagar. This is the first time other …
  • Hyderabad, here's how Chennai is winning against the virus 09 Aug 2020 08:28 Chennai: On Saturday, the corona figures for Tamil Nadu were grim as usual. There were 118 deaths due to COVID-19, taking the total number of fatalities to 4808. New infections stood at 5883. But the figures hide the quiet progress made in Tamil Nadu in …
  • COVID-19 deaths: Hyderabad, Medchal in 16 worst-hit district list 09 Aug 2020 05:37 By Express News Service HYDERABAD: Though Telangana claims to have one of the lowest Covid-19 mortality rates in the country, two districts of Telangana — Hyderabad and Medchal Malakajgiri are among the league of 16 other districts contributing the most to …
  • States asked to focus on reducing Covid mortality: Health Ministry 08 Aug 2020 19:28 New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) All states and Union Territories (UTs) have been asked to focus on reducing the Covid-19 mortality rate, the Union Health and Family Welfare Ministry said on Saturday. Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan gave the direction during the …
  • Chennai reports under 1000 coronavirus cases for the first time in weeks 07 Aug 2020 21:40 CHENNAI: The number of people testing positive for Covid-19 in Chennai was below 1000 for the first time in weeks providing some relief to the district which has been the worst affected by the pandemic. However, the rise in deaths in the State continued …
  • COVID-19: 16 districts asked to raise tests per million population, ensure ambulance availability 07 Aug 2020 20:55 By PTI NEW DELHI: With 16 districts in four states reporting COVID-19 mortality higher than the national and their respective state' average, the Centre on Friday advised them to increase tests per million population and reduce case confirmation …
  • Covid-19 deaths in Tamil Nadu cross 4,500-mark, new infections at 5,684 06 Aug 2020 19:52 CHENNAI: The death toll in Tamil Nadu crossed the 4500 mark on Thursday as 110 more people succumbed to the infection. The highest ever number of deaths were reported on Wednesday with 112 people succumbing to Covid-19 in the State. The total number of …
  • Tamil Nadu government allows standalone gyms to function from August 10 05 Aug 2020 18:12 CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced that gyms can function from August 10 onwards and that a separate SOP would be shared on the same soon. However, the government explicitly stated that only stand-alone gyms are allowed to function …
  • COVID-19: Tamil Nadu reports over 100 deaths for the second day in a row 04 Aug 2020 18:44 Chennai: Tamil Nadu reported another day of over 100 deaths with 108 people succumbing to the infection on Tuesday. The total number of Covid related fatalities in the state increased to 4349, according to the state media bulletin. On Monday, 109 people …
  • Tamil Nadu sees highest single-day spike in Covid-19 deaths 04 Aug 2020 18:01 While maintaining its robust recovery of COVID-19 patients, Tamil Nadu on Monday saw the cumulative discharges crossing the two lakh milestone while the recovery rate stood at a healthy 76 per cent since the first case was reported in March. The daily …
  • COVID-19 test positivity rate falls in Chennai but remains higher in adjacent districts 04 Aug 2020 15:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: While the COVID-19 test positivity rate in the city has fallen below 10% according to the Chennai Corporation, it remains higher in neighbouring districts. The test positivity rate in Chengalpattu is around 16%, said health …
  • Tamil Nadu reports highest ever spike in deaths with 109 people succumbing to Covid-19 03 Aug 2020 17:36 Chennai: Tamil Nadu reported the highest ever spike in deaths with 109 people succumbing to the infection on Monday. This takes the total tally of deaths in the State to 4,241, the state media bulletin confirmed. The number of positive cases, however, …
  • 98 more deaths take Covid toll in TN to 4,132 03 Aug 2020 08:10 Health officials draw a sample for Covid-19 in Chennai CHENNAI: For the fourth day in a row, Tamil Nadu's Covid-19 death toll hovered around the 100-mark. The 98 deaths on Sunday took the cumulative toll to 4,132. The state also had 5,875 fresh cases, …
  • Lockdown in Chennai: Latest updates 03 Aug 2020 05:51 Samples been collected from the shopkeepers in Chennai The Tamil Nadu government has extended general lockdown till August 31, with total lockdown on Sundays. Stay with us for all the latest updates. *Researchers from Anna University have developed a Covid …
  • Tamil Nadu COVID fatalities cross 4000 02 Aug 2020 14:45 Total Fatalities due to Coronavirus in the State touched 4,034 on Saturday with 99 persons succumbing to the disease across the various districts even though the death figure in Chennai was relatively low at 27. Fresh infections in the State was 5879 with …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases, 99 deaths 02 Aug 2020 09:03 Image Source : FILE Tamil Nadu records 5,879 new COVID-19 cases Tamil Nadu continued to record a slight dip in number of fresh COVID-19 cases with 5,879 patients contracting the infection on Saturday, taking the tally to 2,51,738, the health department …
  • Daily fatality rate increases in Tamil Nadu 01 Aug 2020 15:00 Tamil Nadu recorded 5,881 fresh COVID-19 cases on Friday, taking the overall tally to 2,45,859, of which 57,968 were active cases. It also reported the death of 97 patients, including three in their 20s, taking the toll to 3,935. For the past couple of …
  • Citroen C5 Aircross SUV trial production starts in India: Launch details, specs of Skoda Karoq rival 31 Jul 2020 11:10 Groupe PSA has started its Indian operations amid the pandemic. The brand which has been studying the market in a structured fashion has finally started production from its Thiruvallur plant. This plant was earlier owned by Hindustan Motors and was sold to …
  • TN Governor asked to self-isolate for 7 days as three more test positive in Raj Bhavan 29 Jul 2020 16:29 Chennai: Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has been kept under seven-day self-isolation as a precautionary measure after three more people at the Raj Bhavan tested positive for Coronavirus. A statement from the Raj Bhavan said that on Tuesday the …
  • Rising cases in hinterlands a worry for health administrators in South India 29 Jul 2020 06:56 Bengaluru: While a lot of attention has been on Bengaluru, Chennai and Hyderabad for a surge in Covid-19 cases, many districts are also reporting a steep rise in daily case counts in the past few days, worrying health administrators. The districts sharing …
  • Deaths climb to 88 while Tamil Nadu's Covid-19 cases continue to be shy of the 7,000 mark 28 Jul 2020 14:48 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported almost 7,000 cases for the fourth consecutive day on Tuesday when the number of Covid-19 cases touched 6972 in the State. However, this is marginally lower than the number on Monday which was 6993, the highest so far. The …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 6,993 Covid-19 positive cases on Monday; highest so far 27 Jul 2020 16:04 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 6993 new Covid-19 cases on Monday as the State taking the total tally of cases to 220,716. This happens to be the third consecutive day that the number of cases has been shy of the 7000 mark. The death toll rose to 3571 with a …
  • Govt launches free masks scheme for ration card holders; 6993 fresh cases today 27 Jul 2020 15:48 EPS had recently announced the distribution of quality, reusable masks to all ration card holders in the state as a part of measures to fight the pandemic. (Twitter/@Vijayabaskarofl) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Eddapadi K Palaniswami on Monday launched a …
  • Tamil Nadu reports almost 7,000 Covid-19 cases in a single day for the second consecutive day 26 Jul 2020 15:46 Chennai: Tamil Nadu reported 6986 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday as the State went in for the final complete Sunday lockdown before the State-wide lockdown is set to lift on July 31. This comes after the State reported the highest ever increase in cases on …
  • Power shutdown in parts of Chennai on July 27: Here's the full list 26 Jul 2020 14:13 By Express News Service CHENNAI: To facilitate maintenance, power supply would be suspended in parts of Chennai on Monday between 9 am and 2 pm. Supply will be resumed before 2 pm if the works are completed. In the areas of Madhavaram: KKR Nagar, Ambedkar …
  • Oviya fans disagree with her on banning Bigg Boss: Former contestant gets slammed 26 Jul 2020 09:15 Oviyaa.PR Handout Many fans of Oviya Helen, the former contestant of Bigg Boss Tamil, have disagreed with her on banning the controversial reality TV show. They slammed the actress, saying she is nothing without the show. Oviya Helen has starred in around …
  • Tamil Nadu clueless as COVID cases mount 24 Jul 2020 23:52 New Coronavirus cases continued to shoot in Tamil Nadu, which reported 6,785 new infections and 88 deaths on Friday when an official meeting was held to discuss the possibilities of lifting the lockdown after July 31. Chief Secretary K Shanmugam conducted …
  • Chennai Power Shutdown on 28-07-2020 24 Jul 2020 20:35 Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on 28.07.2020 from 09.00 am to 02.00 pm for maintenance work. Supply will be resumed before 02.00 P.M if the works are completed. MADHAVARAM AREA : KKR Nagar, Ambedkar nagar, Kannabiran koil st, …
  • Tamil Nadu reports over 6,785 Covid-19 positive cases in highest single-day spike 24 Jul 2020 15:00 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu's daily Covid-19 count touched 6,785 on Friday, the highest so far. However, testing too was at an all-time high with 63,182 people being tested, the State bulletin confirmed. This comes a day after the State reported an all-time …
  • IOCL rejects shifting the gas pipeline project from Pottalkadu? 24 Jul 2020 07:07 By Express News Service THOOTHUKUDI : The technical team of the Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) refused to shift the underground natural gas pipeline project to 500-metre away from the proposed site in Pottalkadu village. The villagers had been protesting …
  • Tamil Nadu reports over 6000 Covid-19 positive cases for the first time 23 Jul 2020 16:25 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu's daily Covid-19 count on Thursday breached the 6,000 mark for the first time with 6472 people testing positive for the infection, the State bulletin confirmed. This comes a day after the State reported an all-time high on Wednesday …
  • From students to corporates, donors pour in Rs 394 crore to TN govt's COVID relief fund 22 Jul 2020 14:25 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Contributions to the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund towards COVID-19 related work have reached Rs 394.14 crore till July 21. Thanking people from all walks of life including industrial houses, employees of the …
  • Terracotta horses that protect the seaside town of Pulicat 22 Jul 2020 06:50 They stand facing the sea, silently watching the waves. They will remain there — their terracotta feet digging into the sand, under rain and sun, some crumbling with age. Terracotta horses are a permanent fixture in the hamlets that dot Pulicat, a seaside …
  • TN engineering aspirants worried as Anna University yet to release affiliated colleges list 21 Jul 2020 15:57 Express News Service CHENNAI: Anna University is conducting an online inspection of institutions before granting approval for affiliation this year. However, the complete list of affiliated colleges is yet to be uploaded on their website, causing worry …
  • Chennai likely to turn green zone by July 31 21 Jul 2020 09:41 The number of passengers who were quarantined between May 8 and July 17 was 12,709 and 11,406 of them had gone home in the districts The intensive efforts taken by the government to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the past three months had brought the …
  • State reports new single-day high of 4,979 COVID-19 cases 19 Jul 2020 20:42 The number of fresh COVID-19 cases being reported on a single day touched a new high on Sunday, with 4,979 persons testing positive. Among them were 77 who had returned to the State from abroad or from other States. The total number of active cases as on …
  • Tamil Nadu reports highest-ever single-day spike in deaths as toll reaches 2,315 17 Jul 2020 16:24 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported the highest-ever single-day spike in deaths with 79 people succumbing to the infection on Friday, making the death toll rise to 2315. The State reported yet another day of over 4500 cases on Friday with 4538 people testing …
  • Tamil Nadu: 92.3% students clear Class XII exams 17 Jul 2020 02:45 Students check their Class XII exam results at the corporation school in CIT Nagar CHENNAI: The school education department sprang a surprise on Thursday and declared results of Class XII board exams. The results of CBSE and other boards were out earlier. …
  • Tamil Nadu reports highest single-day spike in fresh Covid infections, recoveries 16 Jul 2020 20:36 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported a highest-ever single-day spike in Covid-19 cases with 4549 people testing positive for the infection on Thursday while also reporting the highest ever single day recoveries on the same day with 5,106 patients being discharged. …
  • Power shutdown in parts of South Chennai on July 18, here's the full list of areas 16 Jul 2020 16:29 By Express News Service CHENNAI: In order to carry out maintenance work, power supply will be suspended in parts of the city on Saturday between 9 am and 2 pm. The power supply will be restored before 2 pm if the work is completed. The details are as …
  • Leading European auto maker Groupe PSA starts assembling cars in India 16 Jul 2020 10:35 Europe's leading car maker, Groupe PSA has started assembling cars at its plant near Chennai. The first product get off the assembly line and likely to hit the market early next year is the company's premium SUV C5 Aircross. In 2017, PSA Groupe …
  • Chennai Daily Covid Tally Dips As Cases Up In Other Tamil Nadu Districts 14 Jul 2020 12:51 Chennai's daily coronavirus figure has come down 53 per cent despite increase in testing. Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Health Department is keeping a guarded watch on Chennai, state's coronavirus epicenter, even as its daily COVID-19 figures showed a …
  • TN government extends complete lockdown in Madurai till July 14, state reports 4244 Covid-19 cases 12 Jul 2020 14:32 CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has extended the complete lockdown in Madurai till midnight on July 14. This comes as Tamil Nadu reported 4244 new Covid-19 cases on Sunday taking the total tally to 1,38,470 in the State. This Sunday marked yet another …
  • Flooded markets: Nature or  poor planning? 11 Jul 2020 01:22 Express News Service CHENNAI: The lack of thoroughness on the part of authorities who were tasked with shifting the vegetable and fruit markets to Thirumazhisai and Madhavaram became apparent when makeshift tents got damaged and traders struggled to unload …
  • Can Chennai's new vegetable and fruit wholesale markets withstand the monsoon? 10 Jul 2020 15:42 Express News Service CHENNAI: Chennai's wholesale vegetable and fruit traders were shifted to the outskirts after the Koyambedu market turned into a COVID-19 hotspot. But the recent showers have raised serious questions on whether these temporary …
  • Big Dip In Coronavirus Numbers In Chennai, But Madurai Up Five-Fold 09 Jul 2020 20:24 Coronavirus: The Tamil Nadu health department is opening hundreds of fever clinics in affected areas. Chennai: The daily increase in coronavirus figures of Chennai -- the epicenter of the disease in Tamil Nadu -- has dipped by a whopping 60 per cent over …
  • EPS bans activities of Friends of Police across Tamil Nadu 08 Jul 2020 09:47 With 3,616 new COVID-19 cases reported Tuesday, the total number of cases in the state has now surged to 1,18,594. In Chennai, a total of 1,203 cases were recorded. So far, the city has reported 71,230. There has been a decline in the number of cases in …
  • TN reports over 4,000 cases for 4th day, but infections coming down in Chennai 06 Jul 2020 09:40 Tamil Nadu remained under the grip of coronavirus with over 4,000 fresh cases being reported for the fourth straight day, taking the tally to 1,11,151 on Sunday, the state Health Department said. The state added 4,150 new cases while 60 people died due to …
  • HP plant at Sriperumbudur to be operational by August 06 Jul 2020 08:21 HP (Hewlett Packard), the US-based IT giant and India’s largest computer manufacturer, will go ahead with its plan to manufacture desktops and workstations in partnership with Flex Ltd at Sriperumbudur near Chennai from August. This will significantly …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 4150 Covid-19 cases as state lifts complete lockdown from Monday 05 Jul 2020 15:00 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 4150 cases of the novel Coronavirus on Sunday, which was the last day of the 'complete lockdown' in Chennai and neighbouring districts. This marked yet another day of the State witnessing over 4000 cases. As many as 60 …
  • Tamil Nadu lockdown to ease from Monday: What is allowed and what is not 05 Jul 2020 08:47 Amid the Covid pandemic, a fresh set of guidelines will come into force in Chennai from Monday. After 17 days of intense lockdown in Chennai and suburban areas, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palanisami is all set to ease the restrictions in the …
  • Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami meets governor, briefs him about COVID situation in state 05 Jul 2020 00:42 Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami called on the Governor, Banwarilal Purohit, at the Raj Bhavan and briefed him about the COVID-19 situation in the state even as 4,280 new cases, 1842 of them in Chennai alone, were reported on Saturday. …
  • Tamil Nadu becomes second State in India to cross 1 lakh Covid cases mark 04 Jul 2020 08:48 Tamil Nadu, the second worst coronavirus hit state in the country, on Friday crossed the one lakh-mark as 4,329 people tested positive for the highly infectious virus in a day. With an addition of 64, the state’s death count stood at 1,385, government data …
  • No need to panic about corona, says Tamil Nadu government even as cases increase 04 Jul 2020 00:24 Chennai: Even as Tamil Nadu Health Minister C Vijayabaskar urged the people not to fear coronavirus and to trust the government's preventive work, the total number of infections in the state crossed the one lakh mark on Friday. The total number of …
  • 4,343 cases in a day, TN inching towards 1L-mark 03 Jul 2020 02:33 A doctor takes a swab to test for the Covid-19 disease at primary health center in Chennai Tamil Nadu moved closer to the 1 lakh case milestone with the highest ever daily spike of 4,343 fresh Covid-19 cases on Thursday. The tally reached 98,392. While 41, …
  • No flights from abroad, but drug addicts keep customs sleuths busy 03 Jul 2020 02:07 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The pandemic may have stopped international flights from arriving at Chennai airport, but there seems no let up in drugs being smuggled into the city through parcels. Rajan Chaudhary, Chennai Air Customs (CAC) Commissioner, …
  • No offerings allowed at shrines 02 Jul 2020 02:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The State government has issued Standard Operating Procedures for places of worship in rural areas that opened from Wednesday in most parts of the State except in Chennai and parts of Kancheepuram, Thiruvallur, and …
  • 'No physical offerings allowed': Tamil Nadu gears up to open small places of worship from July 1 01 Jul 2020 06:34 Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government has issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for places of worship in rural areas that are opened for public worship from Wednesday July 1 in most parts of Tamil Nadu. However, these palces will not be …
  • Tamil Nadu imposes strict lockdown till July 31 30 Jun 2020 08:38 The Tamil Nadu government on Monday has further extended the general state-wide lockdown now in force from July 1 to midnight of July 31, even while extending the 'full lockdown' in greater Chennai and parts of neighbouring Chengalpattu, …
  • Apparel & Handloom Exporters Association against further Lockdowns 30 Jun 2020 01:26 APPAREL & HANDLOOM EXPORTERSASSOCIATION AGAINST FURTHER LOCKDOWNS  The Hon. Secretary of the Apparel &Handloom Exporters Association, the industry body for over 400 MSME apparelexporters from Tamil Nadu, Shri Nishanth Jain “appeals” to the …
  • Complete lockdown in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kanchi, Chengalpet from June 19 to 30 15 Jun 2020 21:49 Soon after a team of medical experts called on Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami at the Secretariat today and pressed for lockdown, the Tamil Nadu government today said complete lockdown will be implemented in Chennai, Chengalpet, Thiruvallur and …
  • Jumbo Bag Ltd to close manufacturing activities at rented units in Thiruvallur 09 Mar 2020 14:44 Jumbo Bag Ltd has decided to close manufacturing activities at its units situated at No.110, shed 1, GNT ROAD, Peruvoyal Village, Thiruvallur District in the State of Tamil Nadu-601206 w.e.f.31.03.2020. The manufacturing activities of the above units will …
  • Thiruvallur post victory 06 Feb 2020 02:27 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Sumesh Ashok Kumar’s 4/50 helped Thiruvallur beat Kanyakumari by an innings and 70 runs in the semifinals of TNCA inter-district U-19 tournament. Brief scores: Thiruvallur 331/9 decl in 76 ovs bt Kanyakumari 57 in …
  • Santhosh lifts Thiruvallur to solid total 05 Feb 2020 05:24 By Express News Service CHENNAI: S Santhosh Kumar’s 94 helped Thiruvallur declare at 331/9 against Kanyakumari on the first day of their TNCA inter-districts U-19 tournament semifinal. Brief scores (semifinals): Thiruvallur 331/9 decl in 76 ovs (S …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans retain Aparajith, Ruby Trichy Warriors stick to Indrajith for TNPL 2018 11 May 2018 04:57 By Express News Service CHENNAI: VB Thiruvallur Veerans have retained Tamil Nadu all-rounder B Aparajith for the third edition of Tamil Nadu Premier League which begins in the second week of July. R Silambarasan (uncapped) and R Sanjay Yadav are the other …
  • Rains are back, holiday for schools in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Kanchi 06 Nov 2017 08:56 Rains are back from Sunday night and this morning, it was announced that schools in Chennai and Thiruvallur districts would remain closed today too. According to the meteorological department, there is a possibility of rains gradually reducing in the …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans vs Kovai Kings, live streaming: Watch TNPL 2017 on TV, online 12 Aug 2017 11:23 Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach With only five more group games in the second season of Tamil Nadu Premier League remaining, VB Thiruvallur Veerans take on Lyca Kovai Kings in a much-anticipated must-win encounter on Friday. …
  • Thiruvallur Veerans pile on Madurai Super Giant’s woes 09 Aug 2017 02:21 VB Thiruvallur Veerans enter the field of play ahead of their match against Madurai Super Giant in Tirunelveli on Tuesday. | Express Photo Service CHENNAI: Continuing their losing streak, Madurai Super Giant lost to VB Thiruvallur Veerans by three wickets …
  • Dindigul Dragons vs Thiruvallur Veerans, TNPL 2017 live streaming: How to watch on TV, online 28 Jul 2017 13:21 Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach Dindigul Dragons take on VB Thiruvallur Veerans in the seventh match of ongoing Tamil Nadu Premier League season in Tirunelveli on Friday, July 28. The Dragons made a strong comeback by …
  • Chepauk Super Gillies v Thiruvallur Veerans live streaming: Watch TNPL 2017 on TV, online 25 Jul 2017 03:23 Ravi Shastri beat Moody, Sehwag to become India's new coach In the third game of the second season of TamilNadu Premier League (TNPL), last year's runners-up Chepauk Super Gillies take on VB Thiruvallur Veerans at Indian Cement Company Ground in …
  • TNPL franchise Thiruvallur Veerans appoint Muttiah Muralitharan and Bharat Arun as mentor and coach 16 Jul 2017 12:06 Muttiah Muralitharan will work as mentor for the TNPL franchise. (File) Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) franchise Thiruvallur Veerans have officially announced the appointment of Muttiah Muralitharan and Bharat Arun as mentor and coach respectively. At an …

  • TNEB substations to ethical AI blockchain: These are the projects unveiled across Tamil Nadu 19 Sep 2020 20:59 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday inaugurated 25 sub-stations of Tamil Nadu Electricity Board in various districts established at a total cost of Rs 353.11 crore, through video conference from the …
  • Cops offer security to inter-caste couple in Tamil Nadu's Villupuram 19 Sep 2020 20:58 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: A tense situation prevailed at the Villupuram Taluk Police Station, as an inter-caste couple who had eloped and got married, were given security at the station. According to police sources, Abitha (19) of Arugampattu …
  • State reports 5,652 fresh cases, 57 fatalities 17 Sep 2020 04:36 A total of 5,652 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, including 983 in Chennai and 549 in Coimbatore. This took the State’s tally to 5,19,860. As of date, 46,633 persons are undergoing treatment. As many as 5,768 persons, …
  • Villupuram to get new university from this year, says Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Palaniswami 16 Sep 2020 16:50 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced in the state Assembly on Wednesday that based on the long-standing public demand, a new university headquartered in Villupuram will be set up. The Chief Minister said that the …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 5,697 COVID-19 cases, 68 deaths 15 Sep 2020 18:17 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 5,697 Covid-19 cases and 68 deaths on Tuesday taking the tally to 5,14,208 and toll to 8,502 on Tuesday. Chennai alone recorded 989 cases while its neighbouring districts of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and …
  • Over one lakh aspirants write NEET-2020 exam in Tamil Nadu despite COVID-19 hurdles 14 Sep 2020 01:04 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Despite strong opposition from various political parties and the public at large in Tamil Nadu, the National Testing Agency on Sunday conducted the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and about 1.1 lakh candidates …
  • Heavy rains predicted in parts of Tamil Nadu 11 Sep 2020 06:40 The meteorological department had warned of heavy rain on Thursday in isolated places over Erode, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem and Namakkal districts. On Friday meanwhile, heavy showers are expected in Nilgiris district. The district of Salem in Tamil …
  • TN govt more relaxations; 5,584 test positive, 6,516 discharged in State 10 Sep 2020 15:44 The Tamil Nadu government has eased its curbs further, allowing vehicles used for transportation of staff to offices, workplace, factories and establishments, industries, and construction industry to carry 60% of the capacity from the existing 30%-40% …
  • PM-Kisan norms eased for Covid, TN probes Rs 110 crore fraud, 18 held 08 Sep 2020 23:10 Of the Rs 110 crore-plus siphoned off, Rs 32 crore has been retrieved, mostly from bank accounts directly. The government said they expected to retrieve the remaining amount too, within 40 days.THE Tamil Nadu government has discovered a scam amounting to …
  • 5,776 persons test positive for COVID-19 08 Sep 2020 07:35 The pandemic claims the lives of 89 more persons; 5,930 discharged after treatment; 949 fresh cases in Chennai As many as 5,776 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Monday, taking the State’s tally to 4,69,256. As many as 5,930 persons …
  • TN unveils Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy, targets $100 billion output by 2025 07 Sep 2020 09:44 Express News Service CHENNAI: In a bid to increase Tamil Nadu’s electronics industry output to USD 100 billion by 2025, Chief Minister Edapaddi K Palaniswami on Monday unveiled the Tamil Nadu Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The policy is …
  • 78,000 fake PM Kisan accounts weeded out 04 Sep 2020 23:31 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM/KALLAKURICHI: Cracking down on fraudulent accounts related to PM-KISAN scheme in the district, the Villupuram CB-CID on Friday arrested three people on the charges of forging documents and making fake entries. Around …
  • Bus services resume within districts across Tamil Nadu 01 Sep 2020 10:42 Day one of the resumption of bus services saw low patronage across districts, officials said Intra-district bus services resumed across Tamil Nadu after a long gap on Tuesday, with the State government relaxing the COVID-19 lockdown. Patronage, however, …
  • Twenty Tamil Nadu districts to come under newly created Tiruchy ASI circle 28 Aug 2020 20:09 Express News Service MADURAI: A day after Tamil Nadu Culture Minister Prahlad Singh Patel announced that a new Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Circle would be formed headquartered in Tiruchy, a formal notification was revealing that 20 Tamil Nadu …
  • Chennai Air Customs foils bid to smuggle gold worth Rs 78.4 lakh; one arrested 22 Aug 2020 23:05 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chennai Air Customs seized 1.45 kg gold worth Rs 78.4 lakh and arrested a Dubai-returnee on Saturday. Air Customs Commissioner Rajan Chaudhary said that based on specific intelligence, officials seized the gold from a …
  • Three assistant directors suspended by TN govt for alleged 'irrugularities' in PM-KISAN scheme 22 Aug 2020 21:13 Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government has placed three officials under suspension for their suspected role in irregularities committed in the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme (PM-KISAN). They are the assistant directors of Agriculture …
  • Chennai Air Customs seizes 1.45 kg gold from passenger 22 Aug 2020 18:09 Share00 Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) Chennai Air Customs on Saturday said that it has seized 1.45 kg gold worth Rs 78.4 lakh from a passenger’s personal goods which had arrived as unaccompanied baggage from Dubai. According to Customs, a passenger who had …
  • State records 5,950 fresh infections, 125 deaths 17 Aug 2020 07:12 Chennai and its neighbouring districts continue to see cases surge; 6,019 persons discharged from hospitals after treatment With 5,950 more people testing positive for COVID-19 on Sunday, the number of active cases in the State rose to 54,019. Tamil Nadu’s …
  • 125 more die as COVID-19 fatalities continue to rise in Tamil Nadu 16 Aug 2020 17:55 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Sunday posted 5,950 fresh COVID-19 cases and 125 deaths, taking the total infection count in the state to 3.38 lakh, the health department said. With 125 deaths, the toll in the state rose to 5,766.Recoveries outnumbered the …
  • A Vijay fan allegedly dies by suicide; Thalapathy fans mourn his death on Twitter 14 Aug 2020 11:04 A fan of Vijay named Bala died by suicide.Twitter A youth and an ardent fan of Vijay from Rishivandiyam village in Kallakurichi district in Tamil Nadu has reportedly died by suicide on Thursday, 13 August. It comes days after he vented out frustration over …
  • Over 30,000 ineligible PM-KISAN beneficiaries suspected in Cuddalore, probe ordered 13 Aug 2020 19:43 Preliminary investigations have revealed that the password of an official of the Agriculture Department from a district in northern Tamil Nadu was allegedly stolen to include bogus beneficiaries A scam in the implementation of the Pradhan Mantri-Kisan …
  • Tamil Nadu records 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases, 119 deaths 12 Aug 2020 15:26 By PTI CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu on Wednesday reported 5,871 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the tally to 3,14,520 while 119 fatalities pushed the death toll to 5,278. Active cases stood at 52,929 with 5,633 discharges from various health care facilities and in …
  • Vasanthakumar MP and two IAS officials test positive for Covid-19 11 Aug 2020 14:00 Congress Member of Parliament H Vasanthakumar and two senior IAS officials have tested positive for Covid-19. Revenue Administration Officer Paneendra Reddy and Transport Commissioner Jawahar have been reportedly confirmed with coronavirus infection. It is …
  • Centre proposes, but banks disposing of dairy farmers’ loan applications? 06 Aug 2020 21:48 Express News Service CHENNAI: It has been a double-whammy for dairy farmers in the State. After fall in prices of milk procurement  by over 60 per cent, financial support announced by the Centre too is yet to reach them allegedly because of banks’ apathy. …
  • State sees marginal dip in cases as 5,063 persons test positive 05 Aug 2020 07:15 There was a marginal dip in fresh cases of COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu as 5,063 persons tested positive for the infection on Tuesday. However, for the second consecutive day, more than 100 deaths were recorded. As many as 6,501 persons were discharged from …
  • Drop Chennai-Salem e-way project: DMK MPs 03 Aug 2020 18:22 SALEM: Three DMK MPs on Monday urged the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government either to drop the Chennai-Salem green corridor expressway project or to find an alternative route for the project which won’t affect farmers. MPs S R Parthiban (Salem), Dr S …
  • COVID-19 cases continue to soar in northern Tamil Nadu 02 Aug 2020 22:18 By Express News Service CHENNAI: While Chennai has continued to see encouraging results in its Covid fight, officials have been grappling with the surge in infections in the rest of northern TN. The number of cases continued to soar in Chennai’s …
  • 60-year-old man arrested for attaching saffron flag to Anna statue in Kanniyakumari 30 Jul 2020 18:33 By Express News Service NAGERCOIL: A 60-year-old man was arrested on Thursday for allegedly attaching a saffron flag to a statue of CN Annadurai statue at Kuzhithurai junction in Kanniyakumari district. Police said that the man seemed to have intellectual …
  • TN woman drowns 2 granddaughters in farm well 30 Jul 2020 14:53 Police and fire and rescue services personnel retrieved the bodies of the two children from the farm well VILLUPURAM: A 40-year-old woman with learning difficulties killed her two granddaughters, aged five and one years, by throwing them into a farm well …
  • Coronavirus | State reports 6,972 fresh cases, 88 deaths 29 Jul 2020 03:50 A total of 6,972 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday. The State recorded 88 deaths, including that of a five-year-old. Chennai accounted for 1,107 fresh infections, while Virudhunagar witnessed a surge in cases, adding 577 …
  • T.N. records all-time single-day high of 6,993 cases 28 Jul 2020 03:28 Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 case tally increased to 2,20,716 on Monday, with 6,993 more persons testing positive for the infection. At 1,138, Chennai accounted for less than 20% of the fresh cases. A majority of the fresh infections were reported from the rest …
  • Daily Covid cases in TN almost 7,000 again 28 Jul 2020 01:45 Picture used for representational purpose only CHENNAI: The number of fresh Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu were seven short of 7,000 on Monday, pushing the total tally to 2,20,716. The state reported 77 deaths that took the cumulative toll to 3,521. As many …
  • Lockdown to be extended in TN as State sees nearly 7000 Covid-19 cases daily 27 Jul 2020 20:06 Lockdown with relaxations, currently in force across Tamil Nadu, is likely to continue until August-end, said reports, quoting sources in the government. While further relaxations could be considered, when chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami holds …
  • Tamil Nadu reports 6,993 Covid-19 positive cases on Monday; highest so far 27 Jul 2020 16:04 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu reported 6993 new Covid-19 cases on Monday as the State taking the total tally of cases to 220,716. This happens to be the third consecutive day that the number of cases has been shy of the 7000 mark. The death toll rose to 3571 with a …
  • Tamil Nadu records 6,986 new COVID-19 cases, 85 deaths; teen, baby boy among deceased 26 Jul 2020 15:52 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu recorded 6,986 new COVID-19 positive cases and 85 deaths, taking the State’s overall case count to 2,13,723 and toll to 3,494 on Sunday. A 37-day-old baby boy and a 15-year-old girl were among the deceased. Chennai …
  • 2 lakh and counting: TN Covid tally touches new high 26 Jul 2020 00:59 By Express News Service CHENNAI: On the day Tamil Nadu crossed a grim milestone of 2 lakh Covid-19 cases, Health Minister C Vijayabaskar said that government hospitals across the State will be augmented with more oxygen support systems, which are vital in …
  • Trapped in car, two girls choke to death in TN 25 Jul 2020 03:04 Vanitha and Rajeshwari VILLUPURAM: Two girls, aged four and seven, suffocated to death after they were trapped in a car for more than two hours on Thursday in a village in Kallakurichi district. Passersby found the two children unconscious in the car …
  • Coronavirus | State sees slight dip in cases at 885 25 Jul 2020 02:45 After registering over 1,000 COVID-19 cases for two consecutive days, the State breathed a sigh of relief on Friday when the daily case tally showed a slight dip, registering only 885 cases. The relief is the recovery rate which exceeds the new case rate. …
  • Tamil Nadu clueless as COVID cases mount 24 Jul 2020 23:52 New Coronavirus cases continued to shoot in Tamil Nadu, which reported 6,785 new infections and 88 deaths on Friday when an official meeting was held to discuss the possibilities of lifting the lockdown after July 31. Chief Secretary K Shanmugam conducted …
  • Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu tops 6,000-mark for second day 24 Jul 2020 22:03 For the second consecutive day, Tamil Nadu reported more than 6,000 new cases of COVID-19. As another 6,785 persons tested positive on Friday and 88 persons died, the State’s tally inched closer to the two lakh-mark. The State’s recovery rate stood at 71% …
  • Two TN girls die of suffocation in damaged car 24 Jul 2020 18:11 VILLUPURAM: Two girls, aged four and seven years, died of suffocation after getting locked in a damaged car in Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu on Thursday evening. The girls were identified as E Rajeshwari, 7, and A Vanitha, 4, of Kuladeepamangalam …
  • Tamil Nadu's COVID-19 tally nearing 2 lakh with 6,785 new cases, 88 deaths 24 Jul 2020 15:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 case tally fell just short of the 2 lakh-mark at 1,99,749 after 6,785 new cases were reported on Friday. The death toll is now 3,320 after 88 deaths were recorded on the day. Chennai’s daily case count …
  • Another new high as 6,472 persons are infected 23 Jul 2020 23:41 The number of COVID-19 cases continued to surge in Tamil Nadu as 6,472 more persons tested positive on Thursday. This new high took the State’s overall tally to 1,92,964. Chennai’s overall tally breached the 90,000-mark as the city recorded 1,336 cases. …
  • TN sanctions Rs 10.19 cr to dig community wells 23 Jul 2020 19:51 CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government has sanctioned Rs 10.19 crore to install community wells for the benefit of 1,233 small, marginal, SC/ST and women farmers in the state. The scheme announced in assembly will be implemented through the agriculture …
  • Coronavirus cases cross 2500-mark in Salem dist 23 Jul 2020 00:03 Salem: The number of Covid-19 cases has crossed 2500-mark in Salem district on Wednesday even as 99 cases were reported on the day. Of the 99 cases, 58 were from the Salem municipal corporation (SMC), nine from Magudanchavadi, five from Pethanaickenpalayam …
  • 18 prisoners in three northern districts test positive 22 Jul 2020 01:21 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: As many as 18 prisoners from Cuddalore, Villupuram and Kallakurichi sub-jails were among the 58 new cases reported in Cuddalore district on Tuesday. Superintendent of Cuddalore Central Prison Nikila Nagendran told Express …
  • Chennai likely to turn green zone by July 31 21 Jul 2020 09:41 The number of passengers who were quarantined between May 8 and July 17 was 12,709 and 11,406 of them had gone home in the districts The intensive efforts taken by the government to prevent the spread of Coronavirus in the past three months had brought the …
  • Coronavirus | State records 4,985 new cases, 70 deaths 20 Jul 2020 22:48 Tamil Nadu on Monday recorded 4,985 fresh cases of COVID-19 and 70 deaths associated with the disease. The northern districts continued to account for over half of the fresh infections, with Chennai topping the table with 1,298 cases. The State has been …
  • Coronavirus | New high as State records 4,807 cases 18 Jul 2020 22:35 It was yet another high for Tamil Nadu as it reported 4,807 new cases of COVID-19 and 88 deaths on Saturday. The fatalities included 46 persons who died on July 17 alone. Of the fresh cases, Chennai accounted for 1,219 infections, while neighbouring …
  • Bharat Sena member held for pouring saffron paint on Periyar statue in Coimbatore 17 Jul 2020 19:01 By Express News Service COIMBATORE: After a statue of ‘Periyar’ EV Ramasamy near Sundarapuram in Coimbatore was splashed with saffron paint on Friday, a 21-year-old member of Bharat Sena surrendered at the Podanur police station.  The youth, identified as …
  • Chennai techie who lost job during lockdown held for abetting wife’s suicide 16 Jul 2020 23:37 By Express News Service CUDDALORE: Banks give loans only after sufficient guarantees and supporting documents are produced. Some men, when faced with a crisis, know that it is a circuitous route to take, ergo, they metamorphose their wives into human banks …
  • Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission counselling from September 17 16 Jul 2020 03:34 Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) counselling for the academic stream will commence on September 17, Higher Education Minister K.P. Anbalagan announced on Tuesday. The entire counselling process will be online, including for special categories such …
  • Tamil Nadu records 3,965 fresh cases, 69 fatalities 12 Jul 2020 04:24 Of the 3,965 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Tamil Nadu on Saturday, Chennai accounted for 1,185 infections, after reporting 1,200-odd cases for four days in a row. Thirty-six other districts also reported cases, accounting for 70% of the fresh infections …
  • Dashboard shows beds, pvt hosps say not available 11 Jul 2020 02:51 Representative image CHENNAI: By the time his test results came out positive on Thursday, S M Krishnan, 66, of Theni was coughing and choking, in need of immediate medical attention. His family desperately tried three private hospitals in Theni district …
  • TN reports 4,231 new Covid cases, waiting time at Chennai signals reduced 10 Jul 2020 10:04 Tamil Nadu has reported 4,231 new cases of Covid-19 infections on Thursday apart from 65 deaths caused by the disease. The total number of coronavirus positive cases in the state stands at 1,26,581 including 46,652 active cases and 1,765 deaths, according …
  • Chennai accounts for less than a third of fresh cases 09 Jul 2020 21:08 Chennai accounted for less than a third of the 4,231 fresh COVID-19 cases recorded in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. While the total number of persons discharged after treatment went past 50,000 in the city, a 25-day-old baby with a congenital anomaly was among …
  • TN urban planning body to open 15 new offices across state, builders welcome move 07 Jul 2020 14:18 Express News Service CHENNAI: Developers and individual builders can now heave a sigh of relief as the Tamil Nadu government has permitted the reorganisation of existing offices in the Directorate of Town and Country Planning (DTCP) and create 15 new …
  • TN custodial deaths: Curbs on Friends of Police 06 Jul 2020 03:27 A recent protest by traders and the general public at Sathankulam in Tuticorin district following the deaths o...Read More CHENNAI: In the wake of allegations about their role in the Sathankulam custodial deaths of P Jeyaraj and his son Beniks, Friends of …
  • Friends of Police temporarily banned in Tamil Nadu 05 Jul 2020 08:37 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Following the alleged involvement of Friends of Police (FoP) at the father-son duo murder at Sathankulam, at least three Deputy Inspector Generals of Police have banned FoP at their jurisdictions. The statement was sent by …
  • CM Palaniswami lays foundation for Kallakurichi Medical College 05 Jul 2020 00:51 By Express News Service CHENNAI: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday laid the foundation for the Kallakurichi Medical College to be established at a cost of Rs 381.76 crore, through the video conferencing facility at the secretariat. The …
  • Live: Odisha govt bans Kanwar Yatra 04 Jul 2020 14:00 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Encounter underway at Arrah area of Kulgam. Police and security forces are on the job: Kashmir Zone Police 9,925 RT-PCR and 13,748 rapid antigen tests conducted in Delhi today, taking the total number of tests to …
  • Chief Minister lays foundation stone for Kallakurichi medical college 04 Jul 2020 09:44 Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on Saturday laid the foundation stone for the Kallakurichi Government Medical College, through video conferencing. The college is coming up in Siruvangur village in Kallakurichi taluk, and the project cost is ₹381.76 …
  • Highest ever spike of over 4,000 Covid cases shocks TN 03 Jul 2020 06:15 After reporting 3,000-plus Covid-19 cases daily for the past week, Tamil Nadu, for the first time, recorded over 4,000 cases on Thursday. A total of 4,343 persons tested positive for COVID-19, taking the State’s tally to 98,392. Noting that the State’s …
  • 4,343 cases in a day, TN inching towards 1L-mark 03 Jul 2020 02:33 A doctor takes a swab to test for the Covid-19 disease at primary health center in Chennai Tamil Nadu moved closer to the 1 lakh case milestone with the highest ever daily spike of 4,343 fresh Covid-19 cases on Thursday. The tally reached 98,392. While 41, …
  • ‘Save me’: Deaths haunt Chennai doctors 03 Jul 2020 02:07 Express News Service CHENNAI: “Doctor, I’m sure you will save me.” Those were the last few words spoken by Kiran (name changed) to his doctor before he succumbed to Covid. In his thirties, Kiran’s death has been one of the most unforgettable incidents in …
  • Coronavirus | Highest single-day spike in Tamil Nadu with 4,343 cases 03 Jul 2020 00:45 After reporting 3,000-plus COVID-19 cases daily for the past week, Tamil Nadu, for the first time, recorded over 4,000 cases on Thursday. A total of 4,343 persons tested positive for COVID-19, taking the State’s tally to 98,392*. Noting that the State’s …
  • As virus spreads, Codissia complex to transform into 400-bed care centre 02 Jul 2020 23:53 Coimbatore: Another 47 people were tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the district on Thursday, taking its count to 608. With more and more people contracting the virus daily, almost 360 beds in the ESP Hospital are already occupied. To keep the …
  • Govt extends term of special officers till December 31 02 Jul 2020 02:26 By Express News Service CHENNAI: The coronavirus is taking on all comers and winning hands down, till now. The latest in the long line of victims is the urban local body elections. Since elections could not be held, the State government has promulgated two …
  • TN Covid count past 90k; recovery rate also up 01 Jul 2020 04:38 A doctor takes a swab to test for the coronavirus disease at primary health center in Chennai CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu’s Covid-19 tally breached the 90,000-mark with 3,943 new infections reported on Tuesday. Sixty more deaths in the last 24 hours pushed the …
  • Thoothukudi SP shifted, senior police officers on wait list given new postings 30 Jun 2020 21:25 S. Jeyakumar, Superintendent of Police of Villupuram, was transferred and posted as Thoothukudi SP, in the place of Arun Balagopalan, brought on compulsory wait to the office of the Director General of Police, Chennai. The State government on Tuesday …
  • 3,940 people test positive for COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu 29 Jun 2020 05:00 The daily COVID-19 case count touched a new high in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, with 3,940 persons, including 179 returnees, testing positive for the disease. An 18-month-old baby and a 17-year-old teenager were among the dead, while 1,443 patients were …
  • Tamil Nadu covid-19 cases breach 82,000 mark 28 Jun 2020 15:45 CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu saw a massive spike in cases with 3,940 patients testing positive for Covid-19 in the state on Sunday, taking the total count to 82,275. The death toll too has risen to 1079 after 54 more people succumbed to the infection on Sunday. As …
  • T.N. records 3,645 fresh COVID-19 cases; Chennai’s tally nears the 50,000-mark 27 Jun 2020 10:23 Recording another new high, Tamil Nadu on Friday reported 3,645 fresh cases of COVID-19. Of this, Chennai recorded an all-time high of 1,956 cases, with its tally inching closer to the 50,000-mark. With this, Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 tally stood at 74,622*. …
  • DMK MLA from Cheyyur tests positive for COVID-19 27 Jun 2020 06:59 Besides Chennai, 191 cases were reported in Chengalpattu, 98 in Kancheepuram, 170 in Thiruvallur, 10 each in Ariyalur and Nagapattinam, 29 in Coimbatore, 21 in Cuddalore, 15 in Dindigul, five each in Erode and Thiruvarur, 25 each in Kallakurichi and …
  • State’s case tally rises by 2,516; 39 more deaths take toll to 833 24 Jun 2020 08:00 Tamil Nadu recorded 2,000-plus cases of COVID-19 for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday. With 2,516 new infections, the State’s overall case tally climbed to 64,603*, even as the Health Department instructed districts witnessing a spike in cases to …
  • Pioneering researcher at forefront of efforts to address household air pollution 21 Jun 2020 00:17 Dr Kirk Smith at SRIHER — Household Air Pollution Intervention Network trial site at Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu. At KEM hospital and research centre’s Vadu Rural Health Programme, Director Dr Sanjay Juvekar cannot believe 73-year-old Prof Kirk Smith — a …
  • Kirk R. Smith, Nobel Prize recipient and environmental health giant, dies at 73 18 Jun 2020 22:55 Kirk Smith on a field visit for the Household Air Pollution Intervention Network (HAPIN) randomized controlled trial in Kallakurichi, Tamil Nadu, India, in 2017. Photo: Ajay Pillarisetti Kirk R. Smith, a pioneering researcher in the deadly risks of indoor …
  • 36 IAS officers to monitor fight against COVID-19 across Tamil Nadu 18 Jun 2020 10:35 Express News Service CHENNAI: The state government has appointed monitoring officers for 33 districts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Three officers had already been appointed to Chengalpattu, Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts in May. For Chennai, …
  • Throwing norms to the winds, people gather at Manimuktha dam to celebrate fishing festival 15 Jun 2020 07:20 All the norms relating to physical distancing went for a toss in Kallakurichi district with around 1,500 people getting into the Manimuktha dam to participate in the annual fishing festival on Sunday. A shocking scenario unfolded with people congregating …
  • TN reports highest single day deaths, containment zones increase in Chennai 15 Jun 2020 05:38 Tamil Nadu’s Covid-19 death toll officially went up by 38 on Sunday, the highest for a single-day so far, while 1,974 fresh cases took TN’s tally to 44,661. Chennai’s 1,415 fresh cases pushed its tally to 31,896. For the second day in a row, seven of those …
  • They are still waiting for a train to take them home 15 Jun 2020 03:48 Families with children, wait for hours at Palace Grounds, with no toilet facilities or water Sitakanta, who hails from Odisha, had been hoping that his employer, a garment unit in Bommasandra, would pay him his dues so that he could go back to his hometown …
  • TN: 20 held for throwing stones at cops; ruckus 13 Jun 2020 13:46 Some of the police personnel deployed at Kiliyur VILLUPURAM: Six police personnel, including a woman inspector and two sub-inspectors, suffered injuries in a stone pelting by a mob of vanniyar men near Ulundurpet in Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu on …
  • 112 teams to check home isolation cases 11 Jun 2020 22:04 Express News Service CHENNAI: On a day when the State once again reported 1,875 cases with Chennai touching its highest single-day spike of 1,407 cases, 40 mobile medical teams from various district health units arrived in the capital city to monitor the …
  • Unaccounted COVID-19 deaths: Five cases from 4 districts in Tamil Nadu yet to be recorded 11 Jun 2020 00:16 By Express News Service CHENNAI: COVID deaths being left out of the official government data is probably not restricted to Chennai. An analysis by Express shows at least five such cases reported from four districts are yet to be recorded by the State. When …
  • 1.5 years after TN sailor’s death, family yet to receive due compensation from maritime company 11 Jun 2020 00:16 By Express News Service CHENNAI: 52-year old T Nagaraj, a resident of Tirukovilur in Kallakurichi is a worried man. Money lenders are knocking at his doors while Covid has affected the business at his tea shop. Now his hopes are pinned on the money that …
  • Dog bites off man’s face, docs reconstruct it 09 Jun 2020 15:49 M Govindhan VILLUPURAM: M Govindhan, 44, a mat weaver, was sleeping outside his home in a village in Kallakurichi district of Tamil Nadu in the early hours of April 30 when a dog, being raised at an adjacent blue metal crusher unit, came there and bit off …
  • Two more test positive for Covid-19 09 Jun 2020 01:27 Coimbatore: Two more people tested positive for Covid-19 in the district, including a 19-year-old nursing student in Coimbatore Medical College Hospital and a 70-year-old retired government employee. Both have been admitted in ESI Hospital. Besides this, …
  • 700 stranded Indians repatriated from Maldives 07 Jun 2020 13:24 The repatriates, included 655 male and 45 females. More than 470 persons suffered job loss due to the lockdown...Read More TUTICORIN: As many as 700 repatriated Indians reached V O Chidambaranar Port Trust in Tuticorin on Sunday as part of operation ‘ …
  • Flouting quarantine, new normal? 06 Jun 2020 02:25 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM/COIMBATORE: About 200 migrant labourers quarantined in a facility centre at Pali in Ulundurpet created ruckus to get back home, here on Thursday. The workers hailing from Kallakurichi, Thirukovilur and Sanakrapuram …
  • Infection among Keralites travelling out of state worrying 01 Jun 2020 03:47 Health officials wearing PPE on duty at coronavirus isolation ward at a hospital in Thiruvananthapuram. (File ...Read More THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Keralites testing positive for Covid-19 after travelling to other states once the lockdown norms were eased have …
  • Not an easy pass for Nagapattinam residents even with lockdown relaxations 01 Jun 2020 00:08 Express News Service NAGAPATTINAM: People in Nagapattinam cannot take advantage of the lockdown relaxations as they have to obtain e-pass to travel from one part of the district to the other by the shortest route, because a union territory lies in the …
  • Limited bus transport to resume in Tamil Nadu, except in Chennai and its neighbouring districts 31 May 2020 15:46 Bus transport services will be resumed in a limited manner from Monday in Tamil Nadu, except in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu districts, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami announced on Sunday. Public transport services have been …
  • Coronavirus | 817 fresh cases take Tamil Nadu’s COVID-19 tally to 18,545 28 May 2020 00:54 Tamil Nadu’s tally of COVID-19 cases surpassed the 18,000-mark on Wednesday as, in yet another spike, the State reported 817 new cases of the disease. The toll increased to 133 with six more fatalities. The fresh cases took the total number of COVID-19 …
  • CM inaugurates Kallakurichi district 26 Nov 2019 16:38 Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today formally inaugurated Kallakurichi district, one of the five newly formed districts in the state. He did this days after he inaugurated Tenkasi district, which was carved out of Tirunelveli. He also …
  • 10 dead in collision between bus, van near Kallakurichi 19 Jul 2019 02:15 By Express News Service VILLUPURAM: Ten people died and six others suffered grievous injuries when an omnibus and van collided head-on near Kallakuruchi in the wee hours of Thursday. While the bus was on the way to Chennai from Coimbatore, the pick-up van …
  • Villages in Villupuram and Kallakurichi in Tamil Nadu resonate with cries for education-loan waiver 02 Apr 2019 01:29 Express News Service VILLUPURAM/KALLAKURICHI: 60-year-old Oiyaan was on the verge of tears. The consolatory words of his fellow agricultural labourers did little to wipe the dejected look off his frail, weathered, and sunburnt face. He had just been …
  • Kallakurichi is now Tamil Nadu's 33rd district; here's all you need to know 08 Jan 2019 19:11 Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi PalaniswamiReuters Tamil Nadu is all set to get its 33rd district after Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy announced its creation on Tuesday. The new Kallakurichi district, with Kallakurichi as its headquarters, will be …
  • Kallakurichi MLA shifts loyalty to Dhinakaran 24 Feb 2018 04:18 In a fresh challenge to the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the party’s Kallakurichi MLA A. Prabhu joined the camp led by dissident leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Friday. Mr. Prabhu claimed that it was evident from the R.K. Nagar …
  • Kallakurichi MLA joins Dhinakaran camp 23 Feb 2018 09:44 In a development that rattled the ruling All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), its Kallakurichi MLA, A. Prabhu switched loyalties to the camp led by dissident leader T.T.V. Dhinakaran on Friday. Mr. Prabhu is the first AIADMK legislator to …
  • Police residential quarters at Kallakurichi now a den of anti-social activities 02 Apr 2017 02:21 VILLUPURAM : Personnel of the Kallakurichi police sub division have been spending money out of their own pockets to rent houses for at least a decade now, due to the lack of inhabitable quarters. A housing quarters built around 50 years back, is now in …