KMC to get level-2 trauma ward; construction to be finished in 3 weeks

The trauma ward will have the six pillars prescribed by TAEI – PREM (pediatric-related emergency care and medicine), toxicology, Stroke Care by Rapid Intervention with Plasminogen activator and Thrombectomy (SCRIPT), orthopedics, cardiology and ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI). Continue Reading

‘News Today’ looks at water management in RGGGH, Kilpauk

While the entire city is grappling with water scarcity, the two prominent, tertiary government hospitals – Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital and Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital seem to manage well. Continue Reading

Chennai couple returns to native village to take up organic farming

N Mahesh Anand, a 44-year-old who has served in sales and marketing line for 14 years, quit his job one fine day. Reason? He and his wife, M Sindhuja, were not contented with the mundane life in Chennai. So, they moved to Mahesh’s hometown Vilagam, 15 km from Chidambaram, and launched into organic farming. Continue Reading

Nanganallur residents angry over encroachments along pathways

Residents across the neighbourhoood are unhappy over the inactivity of Greater Chennai Corporation and police department over rampant encroachment on the sidewalks and pavements, leaving no place for the pedestrians to walk. Continue Reading

Doctors protest in Chennai Stanley Hospital for Kolkata incident (video)

More than 500 doctors in Chennai took part in the dharna that took place today at Stanley Medical College and Hospital, Washermanpet, against the attack on a intern doctor in a Kolkata hospital. Continue Reading

‘Kadhaiyin Nayagi’ explores issue of stigma attached to dark-skinned people

This simple storyline of short film ‘Kadhaiyin Nayagi’ (Heroine), directed by Charulatha Rangarajan, has won several awards in film festivals across India. Continue Reading

Chennai Club helps people ace English

A speaker concludes her table-topic speech, an evaluator scrutinises the content and a grammarian gives feedback. This is a typical scene witnessed in our neighbourhood’s Toastmasters Club which was started in October 2018. Continue Reading

Retd Director, ICH, Dr Arasar Seeralar, made a mark in neonatal care

When News Today caught up with him, he gave a freewheeling interview, shedding light on a wide range of issues – from his personal life to neonatal care accomplishments to healthcare focus. Continue Reading

Chennai singer imitates the voice of legendary musician A M Rajah

C A Raja from K K Nagar in Chennai strove hard to become a light music singer and started his own troupe – Pranavam Orchestra – 27 years ago and is still continuing to do what he loves doing the most – singing. Continue Reading