Tamil Nadu News

Heart and lungs airlifted to cover 350 kms in 2 hrs, saves lives of two critically ill patients in Tamil Nadu

Heart and lungs airlifted to cover 350 kms in 2 hrs, saves lives of two critically ill patients in Tamil Nadu

The organs were airlifted from Salem and transported to Chennai in two hours (a distance of over 350kms), using a chopper.

Jun 21, 2021, 18:36 PM IST
Two dead, several others injured in explosion at firecracker factory in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar

Two dead, several others injured in explosion at firecracker factory in Tamil Nadu's Virudhunagar

A blast at an illegal firecracker unit in Sattur, Virudhunagar claimed two lives and several others were left with burns and injuries. Visuals of the incident show that several houses in the vicinity

Jun 21, 2021, 17:30 PM IST
Tamil Nadu extends COVID-19 lockdown restriction till June 28, gives more relaxations

Tamil Nadu extends COVID-19 lockdown restriction till June 28, gives more relaxations

Tamil Nadu government permitted resumption of public transport with 50% occupancy in four districts, namely Chennai Thiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpet.

Jun 20, 2021, 14:00 PM IST
Injured wild tusker captured for treatment without tranquilizer, watch viral video

Injured wild tusker captured for treatment without tranquilizer, watch viral video

The nearly 20-year old wild tusker had a wound on its rear that is said to have been caused as a result of being attacked by another tusker, more than a year ago.

Jun 17, 2021, 19:53 PM IST
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin arrives in Delhi to meet PM Narendra Modi; COVID vaccine, abolition of NEET top agenda

Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin arrives in Delhi to meet PM Narendra Modi; COVID vaccine, abolition of NEET top agenda

MK Stalin is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi later today. During his meeting with the Prime Minister, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister is expected to request more COVID vaccines from the

Jun 17, 2021, 12:28 PM IST
Self-styled godman Siva Shankar Baba arrested in Delhi by Tamil Nadu CB-CID

Self-styled godman Siva Shankar Baba arrested in Delhi by Tamil Nadu CB-CID

Based on complaints by his school students, cops registered three cases under the POCSO (Protection of Children from Sexual Offenses) Act and Women Harassment Act.

Jun 16, 2021, 20:46 PM IST
Another lion succumbs to COVID-19 at Chennai zoo, lioness had died earlier

Another lion succumbs to COVID-19 at Chennai zoo, lioness had died earlier

On June 4, the zoo had mentioned that nine of their eleven captive lions have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the disease COVID-19.

Jun 16, 2021, 16:45 PM IST
Death toll in major Tamil Nadu Govt hospitals is 13.7 times the reported figure claims report by NGO

Death toll in major Tamil Nadu Govt hospitals is 13.7 times the reported figure claims report by NGO

 The recommendations urged that the Government must instruct hospitals to issue medical Certificate for the cause of death (MCCD) as per ICMR guidelines.

Jun 15, 2021, 15:41 PM IST
Elderly adversely affected by COVID-19, only 19% have health insurance: IIT study

Elderly adversely affected by COVID-19, only 19% have health insurance: IIT study

The study suggests that the elderly are bound to be adversely affected by COVID-19 norms such as physical distancing, isolation, which can lead to depression and other issues. 

Jun 14, 2021, 17:59 PM IST
AIADMK expels 16 party members for colluding with VK Sasikala

AIADMK expels 16 party members for colluding with VK Sasikala

This comes after an audio clip of a phone conversation between Sasikala and one of the party cadres went viral on social media, in which the leader was heard confirming her plans of her return into

Jun 14, 2021, 16:46 PM IST
Tamil Nadu eases restrictions in 27 districts from today, salons and Tasmac shops to open- Check guidelines here

Tamil Nadu eases restrictions in 27 districts from today, salons and Tasmac shops to open- Check guidelines here

The Tamil Nadu government permitted more activities from Monday (June 14, 2021) as the easing of restrictions by states gained momentum following a decline in active COVID-19 cases in the country.

Jun 14, 2021, 12:59 PM IST
Businesses must go where people are, not the opposite: Sadhguru

Businesses must go where people are, not the opposite: Sadhguru

Addressing participants at ‘Human is Not a Resource’ virtual event at Isha, Sadhguru said that a large share of global investment had been focussed in 25-30 major cities around the world. 

Jun 13, 2021, 20:58 PM IST
COVID-19 unlock: Tamil Nadu relaxes restrictions in 27 districts from June 14

COVID-19 unlock: Tamil Nadu relaxes restrictions in 27 districts from June 14

After a gap of 35 days, salons, parks and state-run liquor outlets in the districts would reopen.

Jun 13, 2021, 17:01 PM IST
NIA chargesheets three operatives in Madurai CPI (Maoist) case

NIA chargesheets three operatives in Madurai CPI (Maoist) case

The case was initially registered relating to uploading of objectionable contents on Facebook account “Thozhar Vivek” denigrating the celebration of Independence Day as a sham

Jun 11, 2021, 23:52 PM IST
COVID-19: Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 21, announces more relaxations

COVID-19: Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 21, announces more relaxations

The MK Stalin-led DMK government has allowed the Tasmac shops to operate between 10 AM and 5 PM in 27 districts across the state.

Jun 11, 2021, 19:26 PM IST
Person smuggling 1.25 kg gold worth over Rs 63 lakh arrested at Chennai airport

Person smuggling 1.25 kg gold worth over Rs 63 lakh arrested at Chennai airport

The 26-year-old, identified as Kabari Samino Jesaiah of Kanyakumari, arrived from Dubai by a Fly Dubai flight was intercepted at the exit on suspicion of carrying gold.

Jun 10, 2021, 15:48 PM IST
Medical breakthrough! Doctors perform liver transplant, revive comatose COVID-19 positive patient

Medical breakthrough! Doctors perform liver transplant, revive comatose COVID-19 positive patient

The patient has been discharged after surgery and is recuperating from home, he has also defeated COVID-19. Doctors of MGM healthcare said that he would be able to live a normal life post-transplant

Jun 10, 2021, 15:14 PM IST
Elephants undergo COVID-19 test after nine lions test positive in a zoo in Tamil Nadu

Elephants undergo COVID-19 test after nine lions test positive in a zoo in Tamil Nadu

When asked if the captive elephants showed any symptoms, the official told Zee Media that there were no symptoms so far and that this was a precautionary test. 

Jun 08, 2021, 15:03 PM IST
Pride Month: Madras HC issues directions to remove prejudice against LGBTQIA+ community

Pride Month: Madras HC issues directions to remove prejudice against LGBTQIA+ community

The Court also called for a change in curricula of schools and universities to educate students on understanding the LGBTQIA+ community.

Jun 08, 2021, 06:18 AM IST
PMK calls upon TN govt to make Tamil compulsory medium of instruction in schools

PMK calls upon TN govt to make Tamil compulsory medium of instruction in schools

 S. Ramadoss has called upon the Tamil Nadu government to bring in legislation to make Tamil the compulsory medium of instruction in schools across the state.

Jun 07, 2021, 23:42 PM IST