The ongoing lockdown in Tamil Nadu has been extended by another week amid a surge in COVID-19 cases. The new restrictions will come into force from tomorrow. The order was issued on a day the state recorded 19,598 new Covid infections.
An Oxygen Express train piloted by an "All Female Crew" arrived in Bengaluru with 120 metric tonnes of medical oxygen from Jamshedpur, the Railways said today.
After the humiliating defeat of the Congress in the last month's elections in Kerala, the party's central leadership has a tough decision. And it is running out of time.
Tamil Nadu reported 467 new deaths from COVID-19 on Friday, a 17.6 per cent increase over 397 reported a day ago, as it registered 36,184 new cases in the last 24 hours, the health department's data showed.
The video of Constable S Mahesh Kumar sharing his food with the children went viral on social media.
Journalist-turned-politician Veena George will helm Kerala's Health Ministry in the successive LDF cabinet, replacing KK Shailaja at a time when the state is witnessing an unprecedented Covid-19 surge.
The Tamil Nadu government is making Black Fungus a notifiable disease under the Public Health Act, informed Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J Radhakrishna on Thursday.
Justifying KK Shailaja's omission from the new LDF cabinet, CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said on Thursday the decision to bring in new faces in the government in Kerala was taken in the long term interest of the party and for the state.
A dramatic video of how forest department officials in Karnataka helped an elephant get out of a pit, using the -hand of God- is being widely shared on social media.
The Telangana government has declared Black Fungus (mucormycosis) a disease that is primarily affecting COVID-19 recovered patients as notifiable disease under Epidemic Diseases Act 1897, an official notification said today.
Actor-politician Kamal Haasan today lost another top leader after his party's abysmal performance in the Tamil Nadu election. CK Kumaravel, in his parting shot to his star party boss, said: "No hero worship."
A primary school teacher in Telangana died of COVID-19 just days after she was summoned for election duty for the Nagarjunasagar assembly bypoll in Telangana on April 17, leaving behind her husband Kammampati Mohan Rao and their 8-year-old daughter.
Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said the decision to drop Communist Party of India (M) leader KK Shailaja from the state cabinet was made by the party.
The Kerala government can hold its oath ceremony keeping in mind the need for reduced number of attendees amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kerala High Court said today.
The Karnataka government has set a goal to vaccinate all those eligible in the state by November end, against coronavirus.