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Burkina Faso striker Traore leaves Lyon for Aston Villa        AIFF to conduct three-day International Virtual Conference for coaches        Looking to play good brand of cricket to make this season a memorable one: KL Rahul        US stocks fall as market decline extends for third week        No decision to discontinue printing of Rs 2000 note: FinMin        Iran vows 'hit' on all involved in US killing of top general        Russia's Navalny says he's now more than 'technically alive'        Pak uses drone to weapons in J-K's Rajouri; 3 LeT terrorists arrested        Centre rejects study which claims India is world's largest emitter of anthropogenic sulphur dioxide        Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan not implemented in Bengal as state did not provide any info: FM        Parliament's monsoon session likely to be curtailed, may end by mid-next week        Kerala reports 4,000 plus fresh COVID-19 cases for second day in row; Toll crosses 500        China flies 18 warplanes near Taiwan during US envoy''s visit        US bans WeChat, TikTok citing national security        IPL 2020: Dhoni''s CSK lock horns with Rohit led MI in opener        US Open champion Osaka out of French Open due to injury        NIA questions Ker Minister Jaleel for over 8 hours; No need for him to resign, says CM        Delhi riots: Police files charge sheet under UAPA against 15 for larger conspiracy        Serum Institute gets DGCA''s nod to resume testing of Covid vaccine again        Russia''s RDIF collaborates with Dr Reddy''s Laboratories for Sputnik V vaccine trials, distribution: CEO        
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National News
TN logs 5,834 fresh COVID infections, govt says treatment for non-virus cases unaffected
 
Chennai: Tamil Nadu on Tuesday reported 5,834 fresh COVID cases taking the tally to 3,08,649, while 118 fatalities pushed the death toll to 5,159. Active cases stood at 52,810 with 6,005 discharges from various hospitals and in total 2,50,680 patients have recovered, a health department bulletin said. Of the fresh cases, Chennai city reported 986, the highest in the state and the three neighbouring districts of Chengelpet, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram together outnumbered the state capital with a combined tally of 1,080 infections.

Other northern districts, Ranipet, Tirupattur, Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Villupuram and Kallakurichi in total recorded 877 cases. Southern districts Madurai, Sivaganga, Virdhunagar, Tuticorin, Tirunelveli, Tenkasi, Theni, Ramanathapuram and Kanyakumari logged 1,232 cases. Chennai''s share was 1,11,054 in the state tally of three lakh plus cases. As many as 107 had co-morbidities among the dead and the deceased include a 28-year-old woman, a 95-year-old man and a 42-year-old man who was brought dead to Government Medical College Hospital at Omandurar Government Estate here. Health Minister C Vijayabaskar, meanwhile, said despite the pandemic, treatment for patients suffering from other illnesses was being provided in government hospitals without any break.

"Emergency medical care is being provided 24 x 7. Since March and till date, 5.09 crore outpatients and 27.30 lakh inpatients have been treated in government hospitals in Tamil Nadu," he said in a statement, adding 1.80 lakh deliveries and 68,479 cesarean section deliveries have been done during the same period.


Pak uses drone to weapons in J-K's Rajouri; 3 LeT terrorists arrested
Centre rejects study which claims India is world's largest emitter of anthropogenic sulphur dioxide
Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan not implemented in Bengal as state did not provide any info: FM
Delhi riots: Police files charge sheet under UAPA against 15 for larger conspiracy
Serum Institute gets DGCA''s nod to resume testing of Covid vaccine again
Russia''s RDIF collaborates with Dr Reddy''s Laboratories for Sputnik V vaccine trials, distribution: CEO
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NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh re-elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman
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Shah again in AIIMS
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India, Russia collaborating on COVID-19 vaccine ''Sputnik V'', clinical trials likely this month
Efforts on for online delivery platform for street vendors: PM
Omar Abdullah to vacate govt accommodation in Srinagar
Maha Home Minister Anil Deshmukh again gets threat calls
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ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
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INTERNATIONAL NEWS
Iran vows 'hit' on all involved in US killing of top general
 Tehran, Sep 19 (AP) The chief of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard threatened on Saturday to g
Russia's Navalny says he's now more than 'technically alive'
China flies 18 warplanes near Taiwan during US envoy''s visit
US bans WeChat, TikTok citing national security
KERALA NEWS
Take steps to attach properties of pvt financial institution; HC to govt
 Kochi: The Kerala High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to take steps to attach the
Kerala logs single-day highest spike of 3,830 COVID-19 cases
Jaleel has committed no wrong, says Kerala CM
"My hands are clean, not accepted any gift or money" Minister
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