India  

TN fishermen demands decrease in diesel prices to meet COVID challenges

Video Credit: ANI - Duration: 01:11s - Published
TN fishermen demands decrease in diesel prices to meet COVID challenges

TN fishermen demands decrease in diesel prices to meet COVID challenges

Amid coronavirus induced lockdown, industries across country are facing hardships.

Among this, the fishery industry suffered a major blow due to the pandemic.

In context to this, fishermen association in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram held an executive meeting.

The association demanded the centre and state government to reduce prices of diesel to meet COVID challenges.


You Might Like


💡 newsR Knowledge: Other News Mentions

COVID-19 COVID-19 Disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2

Covid: Share of those on Oxygen support comes down

The share of active cases on oxygen support and ICU has dropped in last one month, though the active caseload has increased exponentially during this period,..
IndiaTimes
Covid update: Decongesting jails; DRDO's new oral drug; task force for oxygen [Video]

Covid update: Decongesting jails; DRDO's new oral drug; task force for oxygen

From DCGI approving new anti-Covid drug, to health ministry issues new rules for hospital admissions, here are the top updates on the coronavirus. DCGI approved a new anti-Covid oral drug, which has been developed by DRDO and Dr. Reddy’s. The medicine has been given emergency use approval by DCGI. Meanwhile, Health Ministry said that a positive Covid-19 report is now not mandatory for a patient to be admitted to a hospital. Also, Supreme Court formed a 12-member National Task Force on medical oxygen. The new panel includes 10 doctors and 2 top bureaucrats from the Centre, who will ensure streamlined delivery of oxygen across India. Watch the full video for more updates on the pandemic.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 03:24Published
India, EU to re-launch free trade talks: What PM Modi, EU leaders discussed [Video]

India, EU to re-launch free trade talks: What PM Modi, EU leaders discussed

India and the European Union (EU) on Saturday announced their decision to resume negotiations for a balanced and comprehensive trade agreement after a gap of eight years and unveiled an ambitious connectivity partnership, during a virtual meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of 27 member nations of the bloc. In his remarks, Modi invited the EU to support a proposal by India and South Africa to waive patents on COVID-19 vaccines so that there can be equitable vaccine access for the entire world, officials said. The meeting, participated by leaders of EU member states as well as the top leadership of the EU, also decided to launch negotiations on two other key agreements on investment protection and geographical indications.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 07:32Published
PPE-clad health workers dance to cheer up COVID patients in Himachal [Video]

PPE-clad health workers dance to cheer up COVID patients in Himachal

A video went viral which showed PPE-clad health officials in Himachal Pradesh's Manali Vridh Ashram grooving to the steps of a regional folk song to cheer up the COVID-19 patients. Senior citizen patients also danced on the tunes of folk song.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:32Published
Watch: Smriti Irani consoles wife of BJP MLA who died of COVID-19 [Video]

Watch: Smriti Irani consoles wife of BJP MLA who died of COVID-19

Union Minister Smriti Irani arrived in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi to meet the family members of deceased BJP MLA Dal Bahadur Kori, who died of COVID-19. She hugged his wife and consoled her, at the latter's residence. She is on a visit to her Amethi constituency to assess the ground situation of COVID management.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:29Published

Tennessee Tennessee State of the United States of America

GOP lawmaker applauded after praising three-fifths compromise [Video]

GOP lawmaker applauded after praising three-fifths compromise

Republican state lawmaker Justin Lafferty made a false claim about the three-fifths compromise, a pro-slavery compromise that counted slaves as 3/5 of a person during the drafting of the Constitution, during a speech he made on the Tennessee House floor. CNN’s Laura Jarrett reports.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL    Duration: 03:08Published
GOP state lawmaker under fire for praising three-fifths compromise [Video]

GOP state lawmaker under fire for praising three-fifths compromise

Republican state lawmaker Justin Lafferty made a false claim about the three-fifths compromise, a pro-slavery compromise that counted slaves as 3/5 of a person during the drafting of the Constitution, during a speech he made on the Tennessee House floor. CNN’s Laura Jarrett reports.

Credit: Bleacher Report AOL    Duration: 03:08Published

Elderly Couple Bust Out of Assisted Living Facility Using Morse Code

Some things you never forget, even if you're losing your memory -- just ask an elderly Tennessee couple who broke out of an assisted living facility ... using..
TMZ.com

Rameswaram Rameswaram City in Tamil Nadu, India

Monitoring teams set up in Rameswaram to instruct locals about COVID SOPs [Video]

Monitoring teams set up in Rameswaram to instruct locals about COVID SOPs

Coronavirus cases continue to surge in the country. Amid COVID scare, Tamil Nadu government has intensified surveillance. On the orders of the District Collector, 29 monitoring teams have been set up to monitor Rameswaram. The team instructed locals about COVID SOPs and police kept a tab over the vehicular movement. Thermal screening of bus passengers were also done in the region. Tamil Nadu has 16,79,740 active cases as of now.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:34Published
Sasikala performs puja at Ramanathaswamy Temple in Rameswaram [Video]

Sasikala performs puja at Ramanathaswamy Temple in Rameswaram

Expelled All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader VK Sasikala on March 29 visited Ramanathaswamy Temple in Tamil Nadu's Rameswaram. She performed puja at the temple. Sasikala, who was released from a Bangalore jail, few months back, has also left politics.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:00Published
Thousands flock to Rameswaram's Agni Theertham to pay obeisance to forefathers [Video]

Thousands flock to Rameswaram's Agni Theertham to pay obeisance to forefathers

Scores of people on March 13 thronged Agni Theertham in Rameswaram to pay obeisance to their forefathers on the occasion of Mahalaya Amavasya. People were seen in long queue for taking bath in the water which is a part of the ritual. District authorities had made arrangements in view of a large number of devotees visiting Agni Theertham.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:03Published

Tamil Nadu Tamil Nadu State in southern India

People rush to liquor shop in TN's Coimbatore after lockdown announcement [Video]

People rush to liquor shop in TN's Coimbatore after lockdown announcement

People rushed to liquor shop in TN's Coimbatore on May 08 to buy the liquor after a two-week lockdown announced in the state. The lockdown will start from May 10. On May 07, state reported 26,465 new cases taking total active infections to 1.35 lakh.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:13Published
Tamil Nadu to go under complete lockdown starting May 10 as Covid-19 cases rise [Video]

Tamil Nadu to go under complete lockdown starting May 10 as Covid-19 cases rise

Tamil Nadu govt decided to impose a lockdown for two weeks, starting May 10. Decision comes as daily cases of Covid-19 rise unabated across the country. During lockdown, residents can buy groceries, vegetables, meat products till 12 noon. Authorities announced that Amma canteens will also function during this period. Cabs, autos are allowed to ply for purposes of weddings, funerals, exams, jobs interviews. All government & private offices have been asked to allow their staff to work from home. Movement of healthcare workers, caregivers & volunteers has been allowed. However, they will need to show valid identity proof to police, if required. Until lockdown begins, all shops will remain open on Saturday, Sunday from 6am to 9pm. Tamil Nadu is among the 10 states that are reporting a spike in daily cases of infection. Tamil Nadu has over 1.3 lakh active Covid cases, while the death toll stands at 15,171.

Credit: HT Digital Content    Duration: 02:55Published
2-week lockdown in Tamil Nadu from May 10 [Video]

2-week lockdown in Tamil Nadu from May 10

In wake of the rising COVID infections, Tamil Nadu government on May 08 announced two-week lockdown, starting from May 10, in order to break the transmission chain of COVID-19 virus. On May 07, the state reported 26,465 new cases taking total active infections to 1.35 lakh. Restrictions on big format shops, malls, the commercial complex will continue. All grocery shops will continue to work until 12 noon.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 01:13Published

Tamil Nadu announces lockdown to curb Covid-19; what will open and what won't

An official release said the international air travel will continue to be prohibited. E-registration will continue to be implemented to monitor those coming from..
IndiaTimes