15 BA.5 cases logged in 2 hospitals; Capital adds 813 Covid-19 infections

Two hospitals in Delhi have found at least 15 samples of the BA.5 sub-lineage of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus. The variant had already been found in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, but none of these regions have a particularly concerning outbreak in terms of scale or severity till now.
#Capital #Covid #Omicron #Delhi #Health #HealthConditions

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Digit7 Unveils New Tech Products for Retail Customers

Digit7 unveiled three cutting-edge products during the inauguration ceremony of its innovation lab at Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The products are built to offer advanced digital experiences in artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), Drone Robotics, IoT and 5G. The grab-and-go segment is 5% of the self-checkout market but is expected to grow at a staggering 37%.
#Digit7 #Coimbatore #BusinessIndustrial

18 hours ago

Tamil Nadu: Ensure students, staff are wearing masks, education department...

The Tamil Nadu School Education Department has issued an internal circular directing schools to follow safety measures. Schools have been told to raise awareness among students about vaccination. In the past 24 hours, the state has recorded 2,069 cases, including two from Singapore and one each from Bangladesh and USA.
#TamilNaduSchoolEducationDepartment #TamilNadu #JobsEducation #Education #PrimarySecondarySchooling(K-12)


NEET aspirant dies by suicide in Tamil Nadu

A 19-year-old medical aspirant allegedly died by suicide in his house in Choolaimedu in Chennai. The student, who wanted to become a doctor, hung himself when he was alone at home. He had put out a video message to his friends that he had decided to end his life.
#Choolaimedu #SensitiveSubjects


Vikram Box Office Collection: Kamal Haasan starrer soars high, becomes...

Kamal Haasan's Vikram is the highest-grossing Tamil film in Singapore, UAE, Kerala and UK. The film is unstoppable in the South as it is now highest-earning film in Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Reportedly, Vikram will breach Rs 300 crore domestically, soon.
#KamalHaasan #Tamil #Vikram #Singapore #ArtsEntertainment #Movies


Chennai, Tamil Nadu COVID Updates Today July 1: Chennai Covid cases, Chennai...

The active cases increased to 11,094 from 10,033 recorded on Wednesday. Four people – 2 from Singapore and 1 each from Bangladesh and USA – are among the 2,069 who tested positive today. The death toll remained at 38,026 as no fatalities occurred today.
#ChennaiCovid #Chennai #Health #HealthConditions #InfectiousDiseases


Gujarat jumps to 2nd spot in BRAP 2020 rankings

Gujarat ranked second behind Andhra Pradesh in Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP) 2020 rankings. Gujarat had fallen to 10th place in the previous rankings. Tamil Nadu, Telengana and Haryana followed with scores of 96.97 per cent, 94.86 per cent and 93.42 per cent respectively.
#BRAP2020 #BusinessReformActionPlan #Gujarat #News


AP top achiever in India in ease of doing business, says central business report

Andhra Pradesh has topped the Business Reform Action Plan 2020 Rankings in the Ease of Doing Business. Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Punjab, Telangana and Tamil Nadu are the top achievers. AP is on top in EODS with a 97.89 per cent score followed by Gujarat with 97.77 per cent.
#BusinessReformActionPlan2020Rankings #India #News #Politics


Paris attacker has link with Indian operative

Subahani Haja Moideen, a Tamil Nadu based Islamic State operative, trained with Mohammad Ghani Usman, a former bomb-maker of Lashkar-e-Taiba who later joined ISIS. Usman was arrested in Salzburg when he was trying to enter France for a ‘second wave of attacks’ with his IS associate Adel Haddadi.
#SubahaniHajaMoideen #IslamicState #Indian #Paris #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #PublicSafety


Three passengers murder Ola cab driver in Tamil Nadu, arrested

A 30-year-old driver of a popular cab aggregator was killed Sunday by three men who booked the cab from Tambaram to drop them in Chengalpet. The victim, identified as Arjunan, was found dead with his throat slit on the roadside. Police have nabbed the accused with the help of the mobile number that was used to book the cab and other pieces of evidence.
#Arjunan #TamilNadu #LawGovernment


Chennai’s Covelong Point Surf, Music and Yoga Festival is back after two years

The Covelong Point Surf, Music and Yoga Festival is back in Chennai after being stalled for two years because of the Covid-related restrictions. The festival will take place from August 5 to 7 at Surf Turf on the Kovalam beach in Tamil Nadu’s Chengalpattu district. The participants will need to follow the government’‘Covid-19 regulations and the public has been asked to wear face masks and maintain social distance.
#CovelongPointSur #YogaFestival #Chennai #ArtsEntertainment #BeautyFitness #Fitness


Madras HC deletes portion of its order relating to AG’s submissions in Nalini case

Madras High Court deleted a portion of its June 17 order relating to Advocate-General R Shanmugasundaram's submissions in Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict Nalini Sriharan’s petition seeking premature release without the consent of the Tamil Nadu Governor. The bench of Chief Justice M N Bhandari and Justice N Mala, deleted this portion of the judgment delivered on June 17.
#Nalini #MadrasHC #TamilNadu #LawGovernment #Government #CourtsJudiciary

2 days ago

Tamil Nadu CM Stalin congratulates Suriya on being invited by the Academy

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin congratulates Suriya on being invited by the Academy. The Academy released the list of 397 distinguished artistes and executives it had invited to join the organization in 2022. This year's class of invitees includes 71 Oscar nominees, including 15 winners.
#Stalin #Academy #Oscar #TamilNadu #HobbiesLeisure #MeritPrizesContests #ArtsEntertainment

2 days ago

Latest News India

A 20-year-old nurse was allegedly raped in acar by a friend in Tamil Nadu’s Chengalpet district last week. The incident came to light a day later after the survivor attempted suicide. Two men, including a minor, who were present in the car at the time of the incident are also being probed.
#TamilNadu #SensitiveSubjects #LawGovernment #PublicSafety

2 days ago

Totapuri prices shoot up at the end of mango season

Late arrival and likely exit from markets after July due to low yield this season has driven the prices up. Totapuri mangoes are medium to large-sized and have tangy flavour. They are grown mostly in tail-end parts of Andhra Pradesh like Chittoor district, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
#AndhraPradesh #FoodDrink #Food #BusinessIndustrial

2 days ago

Explained: As states push for extending compensation, what to expect on Day...

The Goods and Services Tax Council is meeting on Wednesday (June 29) for the second day of its 47th meeting for discussions on the contentious issue of extension of compensation mechanism. Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, and Delhi have asked for an extension of the compensation regime.
#GSTCouncil #TamilNadu #LawGovernment #Government

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Kamal Haasan announces Vikram’s OTT release date as film nears Rs 300 crore...

Kamal Haasan's Vikram will be made available for streaming on Disney Plus Hotstar on July 8. The announcement comes even as the film is holding its ground at the box office in Tamil Nadu. In its fifth week, the film has become the highest-ever earning movie in the state.
#KamalHaasan #Indian #TamilNadu #ArtsEntertainment #Movies

2 days ago

Tamil Nadu, Chennai News Live Updates Today: Chennai News, Chennai Latest...

Tamil Nadu reported 1,484 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the State tally to 34,71,289. The toll continued to remain at 38,026, as no fatalities were reported today also. While 26 per cent of the people have got the infection from their visit to markets, malls and common places.
#ChennaiNews #TamilNadu #Health #HealthConditions #InfectiousDiseases

3 days ago

AIADMK general council meeting: Contempt plea filed in Madras High Court...

AIADMK worker, P Shanmugam of Tiruppur district in Tamil Nadu, has moved the Madras High Court, seeking action against party’s then Joint Co-ordinator K Palaniswami and senior leaders and general council (GC) members. The interim prayers include staying the appointment of Hussain as the permanent Presidium Chairman at the general council meeting.
#Palaniswami #AIADMK #Tiruppur #News #Politics

3 days ago

Chennai, Tamil Nadu COVID Updates Today: Chennai Covid cases, Chennai Covid...

Tamil Nadu posted 1,484 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking the State tally to 34,71,289. The toll continued to remain at 38,026, as no fatalities were reported today also. The active cases in State rose to 8,970 from 8,222 a day ago.
#ChennaiCovid #Chennai #LawGovernment

3 days ago