Tamil Nadu

Timelines
Coronavirus: Delhi crosses 5,000-mark for third straight day, rings alarm

31 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Delhi crosses 5,000-mark for third straight day, rings alarm

Delhi is once again being burdened by coronavirus caseload, as for the third consecutive day on Friday, the National Capital recorded more than 5,000 cases. On Friday, a record 5,891 fresh cases came to the fore; on Thursday, Delhi reported 5,739 cases, and on Wednesday, 5,673 cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 80.8 lakh; Delhi reports biggest spike

30 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 80.8 lakh; Delhi reports biggest spike

India on Thursday reported over 48,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 80.88 lakh cases.

Rajinikanth denies releasing letter on quitting politics; confirms poor health

29 Oct 2020

Rajinikanth denies releasing letter on quitting politics; confirms poor health

Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday clarified that a recently viral letter was not written by him as previously rumored.

Coronavirus: India second after US to report 8 million cases

29 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India second after US to report 8 million cases

India on Wednesday reported roughly 50,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past the eight million mark. However, the recovery rate continued to rise, nearing 91%.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 79.9 lakh; Delhi reports record spike

28 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 79.9 lakh; Delhi reports record spike

India on Tuesday reported roughly 43,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide total to 79.9 lakh cases.

TN custodial deaths: CBI reveals how father, son were tortured

27 Oct 2020

TN custodial deaths: CBI reveals how father, son were tortured

Months after the father-son duo — Jayaraj and Bennix — died, CBI divulged details of the inhumane torture they were subjected to inside the Sathankulam Police station.

Coronavirus: India reports lowest single-day spike in over 3 months

27 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India reports lowest single-day spike in over 3 months

India on Monday reported roughly 36,000 fresh coronavirus infections. This marks the lowest single-day spike in over three months as infections declined across most states.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 79 lakh; recovery rate over 90%

26 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 79 lakh; recovery rate over 90%

India on Sunday reported roughly 46,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide total past 79 lakh cases. Nearly 500 deaths in the past 24 hours also brought the death toll to 1,19,074.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 78.6 lakh; over 1.18 lakh dead

25 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 78.6 lakh; over 1.18 lakh dead

India on Saturday reported over 49,000 fresh coronavirus infections, only the second time in nearly the past three months that daily new cases dropped below 50,000.

Coronavirus: Bharat Biotech aims to launch COVAXIN by June 2021

24 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Bharat Biotech aims to launch COVAXIN by June 2021

Hyderabad-based pharmaceutical firm Bharat Biotech is expecting to launch its coronavirus vaccine candidate, COVAXIN, by June next year.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 77.6 lakh with 54k+ new cases

23 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 77.6 lakh with 54k+ new cases

India on Thursday reported over 54,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 77.6 lakh.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 77 lakh; over 1.16 lakh dead

22 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 77 lakh; over 1.16 lakh dead

India on Wednesday reported roughly 55,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past the 77 lakh mark.

After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress

21 Oct 2020

After Bihar Assembly polls, major reshuffle likely in Congress

After the upcoming Assembly elections in Bihar, the Indian National Congress is reportedly expected to announce another organizational reshuffle.

'800' controversy: Vijay Sethupathi's daughter receives rape threats

20 Oct 2020

'800' controversy: Vijay Sethupathi's daughter receives rape threats

Even after actor Vijay Sethupathi quit the controversial movie 800, a biopic on legendary Sri Lankan cricketer Muthiah Muralitharan, he continued to receive flak for having considered the film.

Coronavirus: India reports lowest single-day spike in nearly 3 months

20 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India reports lowest single-day spike in nearly 3 months

India on Monday reported over 45,000 fresh coronavirus infections, marking the lowest single-day spike in nearly three months.

'800': Amid controversy, Vijay Sethupathi walks out of Muralitharan biopic

19 Oct 2020

'800': Amid controversy, Vijay Sethupathi walks out of Muralitharan biopic

Tamil actor Vijay Sethupathi has opted out of the movie 800, a biopic on former Sri Lankan cricketer Muttiah Muralitharan.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 75.5 lakh with 56k+ new cases

19 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 75.5 lakh with 56k+ new cases

India on Sunday reported over 56,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 75.5 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 75 lakh with 61k+ new cases

18 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 75 lakh with 61k+ new cases

India on Saturday reported over 61,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 74.9 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: Active cases drop below 8 lakh after 1.5 months

17 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: Active cases drop below 8 lakh after 1.5 months

For the first time in 1.5 months, the number of active coronavirus infections has fallen under eight lakh, the Union Health Ministry said on Saturday.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 73.6 lakh with 63k+ new cases

16 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 73.6 lakh with 63k+ new cases

India on Thursday reported over 63,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 73.68 lakh cases.

Tom Cruise filmed riding BMW bike of Indian origin

16 Oct 2020

Tom Cruise filmed riding BMW bike of Indian origin

It's time for Indian fans of the Mission Impossible franchise to cheer as their favorite character Ethan Hunt is using a vehicle that has been made here.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 73 lakh with 67k+ new cases

15 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 73 lakh with 67k+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 67,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 73 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 72 lakh with 63k+ new cases

14 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 72 lakh with 63k+ new cases

India on Tuesday reported over 63,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 72.3 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 71.7 lakh with 54k new cases

13 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 71.7 lakh with 54k new cases

As the pace of the coronavirus outbreak slows down, India on Monday reported roughly 54,000 fresh infections, marking the lowest single-day spike in almost two months.

Hours after resigning from Congress, Kushboo Sundar joins BJP

12 Oct 2020

Hours after resigning from Congress, Kushboo Sundar joins BJP

Congress has lost one of its most fiery spokespersons as actor-turned-politician Kushboo Sundar joined the rival BJP on Monday.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 71L with nearly 68k new cases

12 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 71L with nearly 68k new cases

India on Sunday reported nearly 68,000 fresh coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, pushing the nationwide tally to 71.2 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: As outbreak pace slows, India crosses 7 million mark

11 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: As outbreak pace slows, India crosses 7 million mark

India on Saturday reported over 74,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past the seven million mark. The number of recoveries has also crossed the six million mark.

Women's T20 Challenge: Sharjah likely to host matches

10 Oct 2020

Women's T20 Challenge: Sharjah likely to host matches

The Women's T20 Challenge is scheduled to be held in November on the sidelines of the IPL 2020 playoffs.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 69 lakh with 70k+ new cases

09 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 69 lakh with 70k+ new cases

India on Thursday reported over 70,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally past 69 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 68.3 lakh with 78k+ new cases

08 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 68.3 lakh with 78k+ new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 78,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 68.3 lakh cases.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 67.5 lakh; over 1.04 lakh dead

07 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 67.5 lakh; over 1.04 lakh dead

India reported over 71,000 fresh coronavirus infections on Tuesday, pushing the nationwide tally to 67.5 lakh cases. The recovery rate rose to 85%.

IPL: Tracing the journey of pacer Prithvi Raj Yarra

06 Oct 2020

IPL: Tracing the journey of pacer Prithvi Raj Yarra

Fast bowler Prithvi Raj Yarra has been named the replacement for Sunrisers Hyderabad pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar after the latter was ruled out of the 2020 Indian Premier League.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.8 lakh with 60k+ new cases

06 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.8 lakh with 60k+ new cases

On Monday, India reported a little over 60,000 fresh coronavirus cases, the lowest rise in daily infections in over a month. The nationwide tally has reached 66.8 lakh cases.

India may have crossed coronavirus peak, claims Finance Ministry

05 Oct 2020

India may have crossed coronavirus peak, claims Finance Ministry

Seven months after India imposed a strict lockdown to contain coronavirus spread, the country may have crossed the peak, the Finance Ministry said in its September report.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.2 lakh; over 1.02 lakh dead

05 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 66.2 lakh; over 1.02 lakh dead

India reported over 74,000 fresh coronavirus infections on Sunday, bringing the nationwide tally to 66.22 lakh cases. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 1,02,735 with over 900 more deaths in the past 24 hours.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 65.47 lakh; over 55 lakh recovered

04 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 65.47 lakh; over 55 lakh recovered

India on Saturday reported over 75,000 fresh coronavirus infections, which pushed the nationwide tally to 65.47 lakh. The death toll also climbed to 1,01,832 with over 900 more deaths in the past 24 hours.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 63.9 lakh with 81k+ new cases

02 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 63.9 lakh with 81k+ new cases

On Thursday, India's COVID-19 tally rose to 63.9 lakh cases, with over 81,000 fresh infections. Over 1,000 fatalities in the past 24 hours pushed the death toll to 99,824.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 63.1 lakh with 86k+ new cases

01 Oct 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 63.1 lakh with 86k+ new cases

On Wednesday, India witnessed a spike of over 86,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 63.1 lakh. Over 1,100 fresh fatalities in the past 24 hours also pushed the death toll to 98,728.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 62 lakh with 80k+ new cases

30 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 62 lakh with 80k+ new cases

On Tuesday, India witnessed a spike of over 80,000 fresh coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 62.23 lakh. Over 1,100 fresh fatalities in the past 24 hours also pushed the death toll to 97,558.

India has world's highest number of COVID-19 recoveries: Health Ministry

29 Sep 2020

India has world's highest number of COVID-19 recoveries: Health Ministry

India has the highest number of recovered cases of COVID-19 in the world, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.