More twists in Indian 2 mishap

The crane mishap on the sets of Indian 2 at EVP Studios that claimed three lives a couple of days ago is being investigated by Central Crime Branch (CCB). Earlier Nazarethpet police station, under whose jurisdiction EVP Studios is located, arrested crane operator Rajan. Continue Reading

Bangladesh boy gets new lease of life

A 12-year-old boy from Bangladesh diagnosed with giant nerve sheath tumour measuring 15X15X20 cms covering the entire lower part of the neck, was removed successfully in a 12-hour marathon single-stage surgery by a team of experts at Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai. Continue Reading

Hungarian film festival in city

Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation and Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre, Embassy of Hungary, New Delhi are organising a Hungarian film festival at Alliance Française of Madras No 24, College Road, from 24 to 26 February. Continue Reading

Tanzanian gets relief from pain after 14 years

Chennai-based SIMS Hospital has put an end to 38-year-old Tanzanian patient’s pain and misery of 14 years caused by a more than 1 kg weighing Ameloblastoma in the lower jaw. Lack of early medical intervention and diagnostic facility in his country, made it difficult for him to chew and eat his food, which in turn affected his overall quality of life significantly. Continue Reading

Bangladesh boy gets new lease of life

A 12-year-old boy from Bangladesh diagnosed with giant nerve sheath tumour measuring 15X15X20 cms covering the entire lower part of the neck, was removed successfully in a 12-hour marathon single-stage surgery by a team of experts at Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai. 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

Delta protection Bill gets Governor Banwarilal’s nod

Just days after a Bill was passed in the Assembly, the declaration of Cauvery Delta regions as Protected Special Agriculture Zone was released in the government gazette today after the Governor’s assent. Continue Reading

TNPSC scam: Big shots to be arrested?

The Crime Branch CID (CB-CID) is conducting inquiries with a man who is allegedly involved in the Tamilnadu Public Service (TNPSC) scam. The accused, identified as Ayyappan of Radhapuram, Tirunelveli, runs a saloon there. Continue Reading

How do white collar criminals evade justice?

In recent times, several cases of bank loan frauds have flooded the headlines. In nearly every major scams, it can be noted that the accused have always evaded justice – making the system or law that holds such rule breakers accountable – appear weak. Continue Reading

Ramp walk conducted for dialysis patients

TANKER Foundation conducted a ramp walk for dialysis patients as part of their 27th annual awards nite here recently.According to a press release, the outfits for the patients were donated by Samastha and Fab India. TANKER Foundation trustee Revathy’s personal makeup artist helped in getting the 16 participants ready.
Uma Mageshwari was crowned as Ms TANKER and Regi, Lal Bahadur and Mahendran were crowned as Mr TANKER. Continue Reading