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Why did Madras HC quash TN govt's order to suspend former ABVP president Dr Subbaiah Shanmugam?

Dr Subbaiah Shanmugam was suspended by the state Health Department for allegedly violating government service rules

Published on 2nd April 2022

Schools to open up in Kerala from February 7, kindergarten to Class 9 start from February 14

The health department said it has completed vaccination of 72 per cent of children in the age group of 15 to 18, while the second dose has been administered to 85 per cent of the targeted population

Published on 5th February 2022

Six students in this nursing college of Vijayawada test positive for COVID-19

The health department officials from the district who have visited the colleges are keenly monitoring the health condition of the students

Published on 8th January 2022

Colleges in Tamil Nadu closed from January 5-20 as COVID cases continue to rise 

The total COVID infections since 2020 is 27,55,587, the health department said. Nine deaths were reported taking the toll to 36,805, a department bulletin said

Published on 5th January 2022
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33.2 lakh students in Tamil Nadu to be given Covaxin from January 3

All the children will be administered the vaccine following ICMR guidelines, the state's Public Health Department said

Published on 1st January 2022

COVID-19 update: 31 more test positive in Ahmednagar's Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya

According to the health department official, a majority of the infected students are asymptomatic and currently admitted in hospital where they are stable


Published on 27th December 2021

Three school students test positive for COVID in government high school in Pollachi

Following this incident, the health department organised a medical camp where the samples of over 200 members including teachers were collected for the RT-PCR test  

Published on 8th December 2021

Karnataka's Education Minister says no more holidays for schools, colleges despite recent COVID spikes

The minister further stressed that the health department is actively working and monitoring the COVID cases in educational institutions carefully

Published on 29th November 2021

Over 550 students test positive for COVID in Himachal Pradesh in one month

As per the Health Department data, there are a total of 1,415 active COVID cases in HP as of October 25, one-sixth of which are students

Published on 25th October 2021

World Heart Day: Heart patients may now consult doctors via WhatsApp video call in Gurugram

This initiative of the health department will benefit people more living in rural areas as after consultation with the doctor, they can visit health centres, primary and community health centres

Published on 29th September 2021

Students, parents upbeat over helpline for NEET aspirants in Tamil Nadu

The health department has collected the details of all the 1.2 lakh students of the state who have taken NEET and counsellors will directly speak to them, said TN Health Minister

Published on 16th September 2021

School reopening: TN education minister to hold meeting with Chief Educational Officers

While a large number of academicians, teachers, and policymakers in education vouch for opening of schools, the health department is not very keen on that

Published on 16th August 2021

After losing Rs 40,000 in an online game, a 13-year-old boy dies by suicide

The minor took the extreme step when his mother, a nurse working with the state health department, had gone to the district hospital and his father was also not at home, police officials said

Published on 31st July 2021

Tamil Nadu to continue vaccination drive after Centre sends 4.95 lakh doses

The public health department said that the state has so far received 1.01 crore doses of vaccine and 90.50 lakh doses have already been administered

Published on 2nd June 2021

COVID-19: Chhattisgarh to vaccinate journalists, lawyers and their families on priority

According to the state government, detailed guidelines regarding identification of front line workers will be issued by the Health Department

Published on 10th May 2021

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