Nurse dies of COVID-19

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TN CM opens COVID-19 centres in Theni, Virudhunagar districts

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday virtually opened COVID-19 Care Centres in Theni and Virudhunagar districts.

A 300-bed facility has been set up at Kombai near Uthamapalayam in Theni district and another with 200 beds has been set up in K.V.S. Centenary School in Virudhunagar.

Mangaluru City South MLA tests positive

Mangaluru City South MLA D. Vedavyasa Kamath has tested positive for COVID-19.

Mr. Kamath tweeted on Friday that he got himself tested following fever. He is under home isolation and is doing well. He said people should take care of their health.

No vaccinations in Coimbatore city on Saturday

The Coimbatore Corporation said in a release that there would be no COVID-19 vaccinations in the city on Saturday. The civic body, however, did not give a reason for cancelling the vaccination.


The Cyprus Oaks Owners Association, which has over 200 families, who are residents of Cyprus Oaks Flats, at Puliakulam, contributed ₹17,10,000 and this amount was used to buy 200 cots with beds and pillows. The cots and beds were donated to ESI Hospital.

Elephant kills man

An elderly man working as a security guard was killed by a wild elephant near a private estate within Valparai Forest Range in the early hours of Friday.

According to a release from the Forest Department, A. Manikkam (60) was on night duty when he was attacked by the elephant, leading to his death on the spot. The officials handed over ₹50,000 to the deceased’s kin as immediate relief, the release said.

First pier of Delhi-Meerut RRTS corridor completed

The first pier of the elevated section of the Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) RRTS corridor’s Delhi portion has been constructed near the upcoming New Ashok Nagar RRTS station. Part of the RRTS’ Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut corridor being constructed by the NCRTC, the height of the constructed pier is 6.5 meters.

Fire at furniture unit

Fire at furniture unit

A fire broke out at a furniture making unit in Bollaram on Saturday afternoon, in which most of the wood was reduced to ashes. Four fire engines were pressed into service and it took several hours to douse the flames. Luckily, there was no loss of life as all the employees were outside the factory. Police registered a case and are investigating.

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Discharge from Mettur dam reduced

The discharge from Mettur dam for drinking water purposes was reduced from 2,000 cusecs to 750 cusecs on Saturday evening. According to officials from Public Works Department, the discharge was reduced due to recent rain. Water level at the dam on Saturday was 96.9 ft against a total scale of 120ft. The storage was 60,896 tmcft and the dam received an inflow of 555 cusecs.

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Liquor bottles stolen

Unidentified persons broke into a Tasmac outlet near Rasipuram and made away with ₹50,000 worth bottles of liquor on Sunday.

According to police, the outlet has remained closed since lockdown. Rasipuram police are investigating.

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Dom’s Take: We Stand By MANJUL!

Cartoonist Manjul revealed last week that Twitter had been issued a notice by the central government to suspend his account.

Dominic Xavier stands in solidarity with Manjul on the Right to Freedom of Expression.

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1,400 packets of tobacco products seized

The Thamarassery police on Monday seized 1,400 packets of banned tobacco products from a local resident.

K.K. Nasar, the accused in the incident, was nabbed during a surprise inspection in the market. The man was reportedly selling some of the smuggled products to his clients.

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Uttam’s Take: Manjul, We Stand With You

Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the government notice to Twitter to suspend Cartoonist Manjul’s account.

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Nurse dies of COVID-19

A 50-year-old nurse working at the Government Pentland Hospital in Vellore died due to COVID-19 on Monday. According to the police, Santhakumari, wife of Aaron Sundarraj, was working in the Government Pentland Hospital as a staff nurse.

She tested positive on May 16 and was admitted to the Pentland Hospital. On May 21, she was shifted to Christian Medical College Hospital as her condition worsened. She died on June 7.