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Stigma prevails over last rites of COVID-19 casualties; doctor's family attacked during burial in Chennai

DNA Monday, 20 April 2020
Mortal remains of Simon Hercules were shifted to the Chennai Corporation's burial ground in the Kilpauk locality only to be faced by a mob of over 200 protestors.
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Transgender group in Chennai holds 'Avoid Fear: Corona Awareness Rally' [Video]

Transgender group in Chennai holds 'Avoid Fear: Corona Awareness Rally'

Members of the transgender community and Chennai Corporation volunteers held 'Avoid Fear: Corona Awareness Rally' in Chennai's Tondiarpet Nethaji Nagar market area on July 11. They held door-to-door campaign and spreading awareness. Southern state Tamil Nadu is among the worst affected states with 1,30,261 confirmed COVID cases.

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Moderate rainfall expected in Tamil Nadu in next 48 hours: IMD [Video]

Moderate rainfall expected in Tamil Nadu in next 48 hours: IMD

Informing about the weather update, Deputy Director General of Meteorology, IMD (Chennai) Dr S Balachandran, said moderate rainfall is expected in next 48 hours in Tamil Nadu. "During last 24 hours, fairly widespread rainfall occurred over Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry region. Next 48 hours over Tamil Nadu light to moderate rainfall is expected. "While, North Tamil Nadu and some interior districts of TN will receive heavy rains," he added.

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Ecstasy pill variants 'Frosch' and 'Lamborghini' worth Rs 16 lakh seized in Chennai

On suspicion of containing narcotic substances, Chennai Air Customs had detained two postal parcels which arrived from the Netherlands.
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Transgender community conducts awareness campaign against COVID-19 in slum areas [Video]

Transgender community conducts awareness campaign against COVID-19 in slum areas

The transgender members of a Chennai-based non-government organisation (NGO) have joined hands with Chennai Corporation to conduct coronavirus awareness campaign in slum areas of Teynampet, Chennai. Sahodaran, an NGO in collaboration with the Chennai Corporation, has started an awareness campaign to aware the people living in the slum areas of Teynampet about COVID-19. The transgender activists held placards giving messages regarding the virus. They also held 'door to door campaign' in the areas about wearing a mask, using sanitizers and maintaining social distancing as a part of their campaign.

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