More hit by corona in Tamilnadu, positive cases touch 29

Three more persons have tested positive for COVID-19 in Tamilnadu, taking the tally of positive cases in the State to 29. This includes the patient who has since recovered. Continue Reading

Govt bans export of anti-malarial drug hydroxycloroquine

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, the government on Wednesday banned export of anti-malarial drug hydroxycloroquine, with immediate effect to ensure sufficient availability of the medicine in the domestic market. Continue Reading

MGR to pave way for Vinayagar?

In what is said to be a good news for the devotees of Arulmigu Varasakthi Vinayagar Temple at Pillayar Koil Street, Nesapakkam, the Madras High Court has asked the Greater Chennai Corporation Commissioner to inspect the statue of former Chief Minister M G Ramachandran installed in front of the temple blocking the free view of the deity. Continue Reading

Incidence of stroke on rise among young people: Dr Ralph L Sacco

”Stroke is still a major cause of concern especially in low and middle-income countries where the frequency of stroke is on the rise,” said senior associate dean for Clinical & Translational Science, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Dr Ralph L Sacco. Continue Reading

Filmmaker Murugadoss seeks police protection

Filmmaker A R Murugadoss has moved the Madras High Court seeking police protection after a section of distributors threatened to lay siege to his residence in Chennai Continue Reading

Periyar row: Rajinikanth gets support, threat

Even as several political leaders and voluntary orgaisations expressed support to Rajinikanth over his remarks on a 1971 rally by Dravidar Kazhagam, a few religious heads including Mannargdui Jeeyar Chendalankara Sampath Kumarar have said that there is nothing wrong in the actor’s remarks. Continue Reading

Telcos move Supreme Court over Rs 1.47 lakh crore dues

The Supreme Court today agreed to list next week fresh pleas of telecom firms, including Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and Tata Teleservices, seeking a fresh schedule of payment of statutory dues to the tune of Rs 1.47 lakh crore to the Department of Telecommunications. Continue Reading

Art of turning benevolence into malevolence

A very secret message was broadcast from Delhi to Islamabad in early 1950. The message was sombre, yet anguished in tone. Continue Reading