'Tablighi Jamaat cluster' doubles TN Covid-19 count to over 200

Chennai |Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST

Tamil Nadu on Wednesday announced 110 new Coronavirus positive cases - nearly double than the number a day before - across 15 districts, taking its infected count to 234, with almost all the new patie

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TN begins distribution of cash, essentials to certain beneficiaries

Chennai |Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST

The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday began to distribute Rs 1,000 and free essential items for each 'rice only' ration card holder in the state.

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TN CM appeals to Tablighi conference returnees to self-report

Chennai |Wednesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday said about 515 persons from the state who had returned after attending the Islamic religious conference held by Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi have been

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AICF Prez dismisses Secy, 12 state bodies call for general body meeting

Chennai |Wednesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST

At a time when the election process in the All India Chess Federation (AICF) is underway, its President P.R. Venketrama Raja has dismissed AICF Secretary Bharat Singh Chauhan from the post.

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Six from Puducherry attended Tablighi meet: CM

Chennai |Wednesday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST

Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy said, here on Tuesday, six people from the Union territory had attended the Islamic conference organised by Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi this month.

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81 passengers from other countries found asymptomatic in TN

Chennai |Wednesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST

A total of 81 passengers from other countries have been found to be coronavirus asymptomatic in Tamil Nadu, said the state government.

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6.88 lakh persons surveyed in TN under corona containment plan

Chennai |Wednesday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST

Around 6.88 lakh individuals residing in 182,815 houses in 16 districts of Tamil Nadu have been surveyed under the Coronavirus Containment Plan.

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Tablighi attendees should self-report to officials: MMK (Ld)

Chennai |Wednesday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST

Manithaneya Makkal Katchi on Tuesday urged Muslims who had returned to Tamil Nadu from Tablighi Jamaat headquarters in Delhi to self-report to the Health Department, even as 50 such persons from the s

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No coronavirus case, says TN's Isha Yoga Centre

Chennai |Wednesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST

The Coimbatore based Isha Yoga Centre on Wednesday said no coronavirus affected persons are with it and foreign nationals who had visited the centre were requested to observe 28-day quarantine period.

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Tablighi Jamaat effect: TN gets 57 new cases to reach 124 (Roundup)

Chennai |Wednesday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST

Compounding its woes, Tamil Nadu on Tuesday reported a near doubling of its coronavirus positive cases with 57 fresh cases, including those who attended the Islamic congregation in Delhi and even a do

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Chennai varsity team develops washable, reusable mask

Chennai |Tuesday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST

With masks in huge demand to protect against coronavirus, a team of researchers from Anna University said on Monday that it has developed a reusable and hence cost-effective mask made of polyester pil

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TN extends time for payment of property tax, loans

Chennai |Tuesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST

In a relief to the people put to hardships due to coronavirus crisis, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday extended the time for making due payments for various loans and other payments

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