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Urbanisation, slums main cause of virus surge in Chennai: CM

KOCHI/Chennai, June 6 -- The unabated increase in the population of slums and failure in the programmes launched to eradicate slum areas are the reasons behind Chennai being the epicenter of coronavir... Read More


TN: 1,438 more test positive

KOCHI/Chennai, June 6 -- Tamil Nadu saw 1,438 persons testing positive for coronavirus on Friday, the highest ever number to be tested positive on a single day. With the addition of 1,438 patients int... Read More


One held for pregnant Kerala jumbo's death

KOCHI, June 6 -- Wilson, a farmer from Edavanna in Malappuram district was arrested on Friday by Kerala Police in connection with the gruesome death of a pregnant elephant which was fed coconut stuffe... Read More


1,286 more test +ve in TN, total reach 25,872

KOCHI, June 4 -- Number of people in Tamil Nadu tested positive for Covid-19 is increasing on an hourly basis, if the bulletin released by the Government of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday is any indication. ... Read More


Tiruppur Exporters demand more liberalised loan from banks, financial institutions

KOCHI/TIRUPPUR, June 4 -- Twenty-four hours after the Union Government decided to tweak the definition of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) units in the country, the cotton knitwear exporting... Read More


Pregnant jumbo dies after being fed 'explosive' fruit in Kerala, FIR filed

KOCHI, June 4 -- A first information report (FIR) was filed on Wednesday by Forest Department officials against unidentified persons under relevant sections of Wild Life Protection Act over the incide... Read More


TN Govt rejects Ayurveda drugs for virus treatment

KOCHI, June 1 -- Though the number of coronavirus afflicted persons is increasing in the State by leaps and bounds, Tamil Nadu Government is reluctant to take up drugs developed by a team of eminent p... Read More


Cases peak in TN, total breaches 22,000 mark

KOCHI, June 1 -- Tamil Nadu saw an all time high of 1,149 persons testing positive for coronavirus on Sunday since the pandemic broke out in the State in March 2020. With Sunday's figure of 1,149 covi... Read More


Veerendrakumar, RS member & Mathrubhumi MD passes away

KOCHI, May 30 -- M P Veerendrakumar, member of Rajya Sabha and leader of Lok Tantrik Janata Dal breathed his last late Thursday night. The most colourful politician who never compromised on his stance... Read More


TN crosses 20K mark, 874 more afflicted

KOCHI, May 30 -- With 874 persons testing positive on Friday, the number of persons afflicted with coronavirus in Tamil Nadu reached 20,246. The only consolation for the authorities is the number of p... Read More