The Greater Chennai Corporation has made wearing of mask compulsory in order to combat the rising number of Covid cases in Tamil Nadu and Chennai in particular. The corporation announced that the infraction will result in a punishment of Rs 500, which will take effect tomorrow.
In Tamil Nadu, Chennai has contributed for more than half of the cases, the number of active Covid-19 cases has surpassed 6,000 in the last 10 days.
The majority of cases have been reported from Chennai and Chengalpet, with the other cases being dispersed over 33 of the 38 districts. Among the districts with more than 4000 current illnesses, the state capital is in first place.
Meanwhile, according to data released on Tuesday by the Union Health Ministry, the number of COVID-19 cases in India climbed by 13,086 new infections, bringing the total to 4,35,31,650, while the number of active cases rose to 1,14,475. The data updated at 8 am showed that 19 fresh fatalities brought the total death toll to 5,25,242.
The government reported that the national COVID-19 recovery rate was 98.53 percent, whereas the active cases make up 0.26 percent of all infections. In the past 24 hours, there has been a rise of 611 cases in the active COVID-19 caseload.
I could never wrap my head around Bollywood’s obsession with continuously addressing condom as a chhatri or an umbrella. Not only it’s cringe to hear repeatedly but also, it somewhere defeats the whole purpose with which films around these subjects are made. Moreover, picking a taboo subject and making a film on it can turn out to be quite risky if you don’t stick to the agenda and beat around the bush. Thankfully, Rakul Preet Singh’s Chhatriwali, directed by Tejas Prabhaa Vijay Deoskar, doesn’t digress much, and follows a crisp screenplay. There are some flaws here and there, but with all the humour and lighter moments, they can be somewhat overlooked.
A dirty bomb in the possession of an unstable democracy could be lethal. How it was stopped in its tracks is the story of Mission Majnu, which starts by saying that it is ‘inspired by true events’.
The Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) has vehemently opposed the Election Commission of India’s proposal of remote EVMs (RVMs) to enable domestic migrants to vote remotely in the elections being held in their home States or constituencies. The party will submit its stand to the ECI in writing before January 30 and will raise its objections after discussing it within the party.
The national capital recorded no new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the first time since the pandemic began in March 2020, stated a bulletin issued by the Delhi Health Department on Monday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday extended his best wishes to all army personnel, veterans, and their families on the occasion of Army Day.