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18 Tamil Nadu districts now have designated hospitals to treat COVID-19 patients

The government has directed that patients should be referred to these hospitals as soon as laboratory results confirm that they have tested positive for COVID-19

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Private clinical establishments to face action if they close down essential services

Establishments providing such services should not close down, and should offer medical services for their regular clients, a letter from the government has said

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Villupuram MP ensures timely help to Tamil Nadu workers in Maharashtra

Over 1,500 migrant workers from Villupuram district have been stranded in Maharashtra due to the lockdown

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Stalin distributes aid to conservancy workers, autorickshaw drivers

At his constituency, Kolathur, the DMK leader gave food, sanitisers and masks to migrants as well as clothes, bedsheets, and toiletries

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Burglars strike at two TASMAC outlets in Neyveli

They made away with Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) worth ₹2.30 lakhs on Thursday night

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54 contract workers of govt hospital sacked for obstructing COVID-19 work

A report stated that the 54 contract workers abstained from work on April 2.

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Five more named as members of task force

Panel’s strength now stands at 25

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T.N. count touches 309 as 75 more people test positive

Among the confirmed cases, 264 had attended the Tablighi Jamaat event

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Incentives announced for COVID-19 drugs, equipment

Package for those who begin production before July 31

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47,691 cases booked so far

The number of violations touched 47,691 in the State since the curfew which was promulgated to prevent Covid-19 outbreak entered ninth day on Thursda

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Coronavirus | How T.N. handled Delhi Tablighi Jamaat event fallout

Has Tamil Nadu really got the lid on what it perceived as a big threat to its efforts to control the pandemic? With 1,103 people who attended the Tabl

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11.63% cardholders get cash on Day One

Violation of physical distance norms seen in some places

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PIL plea in HC for doorstep delivery

A public interest litigation petition has been filed in the Madras High Court for doorstep distribution of cash relief of ₹1,000 granted by the State

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‘Sops aimed at self- sufficiency’

The special package rolled out on Thursday for MSMEs to manufacture medical equipment is to ensure that the State becomes self-sufficient, a senior In

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Second positive case of COVID-19 reported in Tiruvannamalai

As workers of Public Health Department have sanitised streets in the area covering 10 wards under Cheyyar municipality and several other villages unde

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Vellore MP allocates ₹30 lakh to Ambur, Vaniyambadi hospitals

Member of Parliament from Vellore D.M. Kathir Anand had released ₹30 lakh for procuring required medical equipment, including ventilators, at two gove

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Vellore police thwart attempt to shift people in ambulance

Police prevented the transportation of six people from other States to their home in an ambulance on Tuesday night. They intercepted an ambulance near

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Retirement didn’t stop them from living a full life; neither will the lockdown

Still a part of the workforce, several retirees lean on technology, planned schedules to help them cope with the forced stay in their homes

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Smaller reclassified plots can be registered, says IG of Registration

Smaller agricultural plots, reclassified as housing plots, can be registered if the size of the land qualified within the definition of a ‘layout’ as

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Vaiko writes to PM, flags release of SL army officer

Following the recent release of a former Sri Lankan Army officer Sunil Ratnayake, convicted for killing seven ethnic Tamil, MDMK leader Vaiko on Thurs

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Coronavirus | Positive cases in Tamil Nadu rise to 309

Of the 75 cases reported on April 2, 74 were returnees from a recent Tablighi Jamat congregation held in Delhi’s Nizamuddin West.

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Coronavirus | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister seeks ₹3,000 crore from PM for procuring PPE and other supplies

During his video conference interaction with Prime Minister Modi, Mr. Palaniswami also sought to increase the supply of test kits to the State

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Tamil Nadu government nod for regularising unapproved layouts in certain hilly areas

A Government Order said most plots in such layouts have been bought by “poor and innocent people” and can’t be put back to their original use, and so, it was expedient to regularise them.

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Distribution of essential goods, ₹1,000 assistance begins in Virudhunagar

Distribution of essential goods and ₹1,000 under COVID-19 relief assistance began in Virudhunagar district on Thursday morning.With the presence of p

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Alagiri condemns creation of PM-CARES fund

Asks why PMNRF in existence since 1948 not being used.

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COVID-19: Activists voice privacy concerns over leak of unverified patients list on social media

A list of 10 names, with addresses and mobile phone numbers of people who supposedly attended the Tablighi Jamaat event in Delhi, has been circulating on mobile messaging applications in the Nilgiris

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49 persons of 68 who attended Nizamuddin event traced, isolated in Villupuram

The throat swabs of the 49 persons admitted in the isolation ward have been taken and sent for laboratory tests to VGMCH.

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Anbumani Ramadoss bats for Siddha medicines for COVID-19 control

In statement, he said that Central and State governments should pursue these medicines to control the spread of the pandemic

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Waive off interest on loans under moratorium, says Ramadoss

In a statement, the PMK founder pointed out that banks have said that interest would be accumulated for the three-month deferment period

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DMK suspends K.P. Ramalingam from primary membership of party

Mr. Ramalingam had earlier been removed from the post of agriculture wing secretary

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