E-registration is mandatory for all persons entering Tamil … Buoyed by its performance in neighbouring Telangana, the BJP is testing the waters in Andhra with plans to contest the Tirupati Parliamentary seat where a by-election is due following the recent death of YSRCP MP B Durgaprasad Rao. Chennai: After 17 days of intense lockdown in the state capital and suburban areas, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Saturday announced relaxations for Chennai … The extension includes working … In Chennai and its suburbs, the full lockdown has come into effect from midnight last night. As of Wednesday, the number of active COVID-19 cases in Tamil Nadu is 6653. “We are investigating the case”, he added. The lockdown has been announced in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpet districts of Tamil Nadu. CHENNAI: Tamil Naduchief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday announced an intense lockdown in Chennaiand parts of three neighbouring districts for 12 days, beginning on June 19. Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday extended COVID-19 related restrictions till December 30, allowing reopening of Chennai's famous Marina Beach after December 14.. It has more than 37,000 of Tamil Nadu's confirmed 50,000 infections, making it one of India's largest hotspots. 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All six of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. However, certain relaxations have been given. 16,594 people attended the clinics and 118 symptomatic patients were identified & tested for COVID-19 and others given medicines for minor ailments.#Covid19Chennai#GCC #Chennai#ChennaiCorporation pic.twitter.com/8AvkYkl2PX. Police officials had to pacify the protesters. With no or low access to technology, many disadvantaged students have blurred memories of lessons- one of the consequences of the lockdown. CHENNAI: On a day when the Madras high court prodded the state to explore the possibility of bringing the city under lockdown, representatives of the state’s largest traders guild, Tamil Nadu Vanigar Sangankalin Peramaippu, met finance secretary and offered their support for a 15-day lockdown, while at least two senior ministers asserted that a decision would be taken only by the CM … Film distributors have already declared Master a box office hit, but much needs to be said about the precautionary measures being taken by fans. Chennai: Tamil Nadu came to a virtual standstill under an intense 'Sunday lockdown' to help fight COVID-19 as people stayed indoors, vehicles … In addition to the above awards, Palaniswami has ordered the Chief Ministers Medal for Excellence in Technical and Specialised Services to six personnel, two each from the Police Radio Branch, Dog Squad and Police Photographers, the release added. His two-day visit to Tamil Nadu concludes on Friday. Five men were detained by the police for creating a ruckus during the Jallikattu event in Avaniyapuram. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi visited Avaniyapuram today to witness #Jallikattu. All six of them had succumbed due to comorbidities. Among these, Chennai reported 192 positive cases, bringing the city’s total to 2,28,368. A total of 821 patients were discharged following treatment, putting the total number of recoveries at 8,09,392. Also read Karnataka Bengaluru news 335 Fever clinics were conducted in Chennai today. The dwindling number of COVID-19 cases in the city, as against an earlier predicted possibility of a second wave of the coronavirus infections, boosted their hopes as the year 2021 began. Among these, 24 have tested positive, 2122 have tested negative and the tracing of more passengers is underway. Also Read | Jallikattu: Tamil Nadu govt lays down Covid rules, bull tamers say ill-planned. There are 249 COVID-19 testing facilities in the state, out of which 68 are government and 181 are private facilities. Tamil Nadu government has announced an ‘intense lockdown” in four districts – Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpet. 08 May, 2020, 06.14 PM IST Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government, on Tuesday, extended the COVID-19 lockdown till October 31 with certain relaxations. According to a release by the government, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister’s Constabulary Medals awards will be presented to 3,000 police personnel in the rank of Grade-I Police Constables, Head Constables, Havildars and Special Sub-Inspectors of Police, an official release said. Consumers lament that they faced severe hardships when forced to pay accumulated electricity bills during the lockdown period. All the UK returnees and their contacts have been kept in isolation wards, according to the Tamil Nadu Health Department. Among the 26 primary cases, 16 of who tested negative in their follow up RT-PCR test have been discharged and kept under home quarantine. Routed in Assembly as well as Parliamentary elections in 2019, and with the Bharatiya Janata Party trying to get a foothold in the state, N Chandrababu Naidu’s Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is rebranding its politics in Andhra Pradesh, with a pro-Hindu tilt. At least 6 persons have ended their lives from across Telangana in the last few weeks owing to reported harassment and humiliation at the hands of instant loan app companies. Tamil Nadu has imposed an 'intense' lockdown in five cities from April 26 to curb the spread of coronavirus. Heaping praise on Tamil culture, Rahul said it's his duty to stand with Tamil people, and protect their rich history, culture, and language. Meanwhile, the number of spectators should not to be more than 50 per cent of the gathering. Till date, 5,00,639 males, 3,27,614 females and 34 transgenders have tested positive for the virus in the state. A total of 26 passengers who had returned to Tamil Nadu from UK and 20 of their primary contacts have tested positive for COVID-19 till date. While dine-in services are allowed in 50 per cent of the seats in … After people thronged cinemas for popular Tamil actor Vijay starrer Master, police on Wednesday booked a case against a theatre in Chennai for allegedly violating the state government order on permitting only 50 per cent occupancy during the screening of films due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tamil Nadu lockdown: Latest updates about travelling in Chennai | Photo Credit: BCCL Tamil Nadu: Chennai Police Commissioner AK Viswanathan & other Police officers monitor the situation in Chennai with using drones. This, despite the many hoardings and billboards outside cinema halls asking fans to sanitise, wear masks and observe social distancing. *Update at 2.20pm: The total number of tests for detection of Covid-19 has crossed the two-crore mark in India, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research Telangana police arrested another Chinese national in connection with the ongoing probe into the instant online loan apps case. Further, 120 Fire and Rescue Services Personnel and 60 Prison and Correctional Services Personnel (Men and Women) will be conferred the Tamil Nadu Chief Ministers Medals in recognition of their outstanding devotion to duty, it said. pic.twitter.com/LO8sxNv6zc. 16:46 (IST) 15 … Chennai, May 09: Tamil Nadu government has announced some relaxations in the Coronavirus lockdown in non-containment zones from May 11. The state government also permitted gatherings with 50 per cent capacity of the facility or up to 200 people. For assistance on COVID-19-related queries and mental health support in Chennai, citizens can contact the Greater Chennai Corporation's (GCC) COVID-19 helpline 044 46122300 | Citizens can find the nearest GCC-facilitated COVID-19 fever clinic here | For lodging rain-related complaints and assistance during the monsoon, citizens can contact the GCC's monsoon helplines 044 25384530 or 044 25384540 or the control room 1913 (available 24x7), Chennai Hyderabad Coronavirus January 11, 12 Highlights, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat takes part in Pongal celebrations, Five men detained for raising slogans against farm laws, Tamil Nadu CM attends Pongal celebrations in Chennai, WATCH | Rahul Gandhi attends Jallikattu event in Avaniyapuram, Master screening: Police book case against theatre for violating COVID-19 norms, 335 fever clinics conducted in Chennai Wednesday, 17 people injured at Avaniyapuram Jallikattu so far, Rahul Gandhi, Udhayanidhi Stalin attend Jallikattu at Avaniyapuram, Why Hyderabad kitemakers are not flying high this Makar Sankranti, Telangana police arrest another Chinese man in instant loan apps case, 235 flights to fly between Chennai and major cities, Covid safety norms thrown to the wind as fans rush to catch Master, UK returnees: 16 primary cases and 16 contact cases test negative, under home quarantine, COVID-19: Cases continue to decline in Tamil Nadu, After Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech ships Covid vaccines to 11 cities, CM award for over 3,000 uniformed services personnel on Pongal, With BJP seeking foot in Andhra door, TDP takes a Hindutva turn, Copyright © 2021 The Indian Express [P] Ltd. All Rights Reserved, Chennai Hyderabad News January 13, 14 Highlights: Rahul Gandhi attends Jallikattu at Madurai's Avaniyapuram, A total of 655 bull tamers at Alanganallur, 651 at Avaniyapuram, and 430 at Palamedu have been declared fit for the first phase. Chennai: Tamil Nadu on Friday announced further intensifying of lockdown measures across five municipalities, including Chennai, that have seen a rise in cases in recent weeks, with further crackdown on clusters and additional clamps on existing norms. Routed in Assembly as well as Parliamentary elections in 2019, and with the Bharatiya Janata Party trying to get a foothold in the state, N Chandrababu Naidu’s Telugu Desam Party (TDP) is rebranding its politics in Andhra Pradesh, with a pro-Hindu tilt. 08 May, 2020, 06.14 PM IST Tamil Nadu Lockdown: The judges said that despite steps taken by the Tamil Nadu government to contain the coronavirus spread, the number … The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday announced an extension of the COVID-19 lockdown in the State till January 31, 2021, but with fresh relaxations of curbs. The party said he would attend the 'Namma Ooru Pongal' event, a state-wide programme launched by the saffron organisation to reach out to the people, in Chennai. As many as 3,186 police and other uniformed services personnel will be presented the Tamil Nadu Chief Ministers Medals on the occasion of Pongal in recognition of their outstanding devotion to duty, the government said on Wednesday. Also read Karnataka Bengaluru news Also read Karnataka Bengaluru news The Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) conducted 355 fever clinics in Chennai on Wednesday. The intensified curbs will kick in from Sunday morning in Chennai, Coimbatore, and Madurai, and will be in effect till Wednesday late evening. The IIT-Madras team mapped the mobility data of Facebook users in every district in Tamil Nadu, and came up with an analysis on how lockdown compliance in Chennai was far less than in other districts. As per COVID-19 guidelines issued by the state government, the number of players competing should not exceed 150 and COVID negative certificates are mandatory for the players. Such communal politics is new to Andhra, and TDP probably felt the urgency and compulsion to change tack with the BJP having initiated an aggressive membership drive, and having announced a rath yatra now. RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat participated in Pongal celebrations in Chennai. According to the inspector, all five were bull tamers, and had entered the arena with black flags and raised slogans against the farm laws. Each TASMAC outlet will issue 500 coupons per day and hence, only 500 customers can make purchases from a shop. Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami, Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam and DMK president M K Stalin extended their greetings on the occasion. Chennai: The Tamil Nadu government on Monday extended COVID-19 related restrictions till December 30, allowing reopening of Chennai's famous Marina Beach after December 14.. Lockdown compliance in Chennai least in Tamil Nadu: IIT study. EXPLORE TAMIL SAMAYAM: Tamil News Headlines Latest News in Tamil Tamil Nadu News Chennai News Tamil Movie Review Tamil Cinema News Sports News in Tamil Cricket News in Tamil Business News Tamil Education News in Tamil. Meanwhile, the total Covid-19 infection in the state has zoomed to 52,334, with 2141 people tested positive yesterday. Among the 26 primary cases, nine cases were reported in Chennai, three each in Thanjavur, Madurai, Nilgiris and Chengalpattu and one each in Theni, Nagapattinam, Coimbatore, Karur and Virudhunagar. Tamil Nadu Telangana Assembly Elections COVID-19 January 13, 14 Highlights: Jallikattu (bull taming event) has commenced at Avaniyapuram in Madurai, as Tamil Nadu celebrates the first day of Pongal today. Hyderabad-headquartered Bharat Biotech flew the first batch of Covaxin, its two-dose Covid-19 vaccine, to 11 cities across India on Wednesday, a day after Serum Institute of India (SII) shipped batches of Covishield, a variant of Oxford-AstraZeneca’s AZD1222 vaccine that it has manufactured under licence in India. Honourable Chief Minister of Tamilnadu celebrated Pongal with police personnel and their families at St Thomas Mount Armed Reserve. Nadda will also be addressing Thuglak magazine's 51st anniversary function. Tamil Nadu Lockdown Extension News: The move from the state government was taken as coronavirus cases continued to surge in Tamil Nadu on Monday … This comes as the State reported the highest-ever single-day spike in cases with a whopping 2710 … Most of the senior citizens are now dependant on their relatives and extended families for help. Earlier, Bhagwat had offered prayers at Sri Kadumbadi Chinnamman Temple in Ponniammanmedu and participated in community Pongal celebrations. That may be so, but it is the TDP, the NDA’s ally till a bitter break-up in March 2018, which has launched fiery attacks on the YSRCP government and Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy. A total of 788 bull tamers and 430 bulls are competing in the event on the first day of Pongal in Tamil Nadu. New Delhi: Tamil Nadu government announced on Monday a complete lockdown in four districts, including the capital Chennai. A total of 235 flights will be operated between Chennai and major cities today, with 117 arrivals and 118 departures scheduled at the Chennai International Airport. Tamil Nadu government has extended the general Covid-19 lockdown in the State till December 31 with further relaxations. Tamil Nadu New species of fruit fly from India named after Siruvani in Western Ghats Tamil Nadu 19-year old girl kills man who tried to rape her Tamil … The Tamil Nadu Chief Minister's Constabulary Medals awards will be presented to 3,000 police personnel in the rank of Grade-I Police Constables, Head Constables, Havildars and Special Sub-Inspectors of Police, an official release said. The Tamil Nadu government on Thursday announced an extension of the COVID-19 lockdown in the State till January 31, 2021, but with fresh relaxations of curbs. Follow the blog to stay up to date with the states in real time. Further, 120 Fire and Rescue Services Personnel and 60 Prison and Correctional Services Personnel (Men and Women) will be conferred the Tamil Nadu Chief Ministers Medals in recognition of their outstanding devotion to duty. The state government also permitted gatherings with 50 per cent capacity of the facility or up to 200 people. This time, however, ‘patangula panduga’, as the festival of kites is popularly called in Telugu, has not turned out the way the traders wanted. Version 7.0: Tamil Nadu government extends COVID-19 lockdown till August 31. Catch the latest news in Chennai and Hyderabad as we bring you live updates on Tamil Nadu Elections 2021, COVID-19, lockdown 6.0 and phase 6 of the unlock across Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and more through the day. The Madras High Court on Thursday asked the Tamil Nadu government why a complete lockdown cannot be reimposed in Chennai, given its high and rising number of coronavirus cases, PTI reported. Chennai Tamil Nadu lockdown news guidelines rules, what is allowed what is not Tamil Nadu CM has announced that lockdown will continue till August 31. Also read Karnataka Bengaluru news. (PTI). Chennai Lockdown Latest News: Tamil Nadu has clocked an all-time high of 2,865 positive cases in a single day on Wednesday, taking the tally to 67,468 while … "There will be a total lockdown for four days in Chennai, Coimbatore and Madurai from April 26 to April 29 from 6 am to 9 pm. According to Tamil Nadu government sources, a full lockdown will be imposed from June 19 to 30 in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Chengalpattu and Tiruvallur districts. Find Chennai Lockdown Latest News, Videos & Pictures on Chennai Lockdown and see latest updates, news, information from NDTV.COM. Master, starring Vijay and Vijay Sethupathi in the lead roles, has brought in a new wave of energy for the exhibition sector in southern states, especially Tamil Nadu, where theatres went housefull on Wednesday despite the pandemic. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Saturday announced more relaxation in the Lockdown guidelines. Tamil Nadu lockdown, Chennai lockdown in August latest news updates: Tamil Nadu Government has said that there will complete lockdown every Sunday in August. A total of 221 passengers had travelled to Tamil Nadu from UK between January 8 and January 13, of which 114 have been tested. This comes as the State reported the highest-ever single-day spike in cases with a whopping 2710 … Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami informed Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the video conference that the southern state “requires” the lockdown to be extended till the end of April, a senior government official told CNN-News18. The state discharged 821 patients following treatment, putting the total number of recoveries at 8,09,392. Catch the latest news in Chennai and Hyderabad as we bring you live updates on Pongal celebrations, Jallikattu, Tamil Nadu rains, Tamil Nadu Elections 2021, COVID-19, lockdown 6.0 and phase 6 of the unlock across Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and more through the day.