Tag: Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu extends lockdown till June 30, but with some relaxations

A medic collects a swab sample of a migrant after arriving from Chennai via

The Tamil Nadu government has announced the extension of the ongoing lockdown till June 30, while giving more relaxations including partially opening up public transport. On Saturday, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs announced ‘Unlock 1″, a graded exit plan from the lockdown, which allowed, among others, reopening places of religious […]

Karnataka restricts flights from 5 states, likely hurting airlines’ plans

Passengers from New Delhi arrive at Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport, Patna, Tuesday. PTI

After announcing on Thursday afternoon that Karnataka would not allow interstate air travel from five high-risk states, namely Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan, the state government government later backtracked on its decision. In a clarification issued later in the evening, the state government said it had requested the Civil Aviation Ministry […]