Porous bone disease on rise in Chennai, says doctor

A recent study conducted across the world shows that every third woman out of five and one in five men after 50 years of age are diagnosed with the bone-thinning disease – osteoporosis. Experts state that the condition is also becoming common in the metropolitan city.

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Gang hacks man to death at Mandaveli

A man was chased by a group and hacked to death at Mandaveli last night. According to the police, Siva (29), a resident of Mylapore, who worked as a car driver was murdered by a group of seven men. Police said, Siva has cases against him at several city police stations and the killing could have been due to previous enmity. Continue Reading

Army veterans conduct exhibitions, seminars on military theme

Chennai:┬áMany of us are neither much aware of the origins of our armed forces nor do we know much about the valiant deeds of our unsung soldiers who have sacrificed their lives for the nation. To bridge the gap of… Continue Reading

Too early to talk about alliance with Cong, says Kamal

A few days after Kamal Haasan predicted that the DMK-Congress alliance will break, the Makkal Needhi Maiam chief today said, “I can’t comment on forging an alliance with the Congress now. It is too early.” Continue Reading

Follow tradition in Sabarimala, says Rajinikanth

Refuting reports which claimed that he would announce the name of his political party on his birthday (12 December), Superstar Rajinikanth today said he had no such plans, though all works towards it have almost been completed. Continue Reading

TN health insurance merges with Ayushman Bharat scheme

Since Tamilnadu already has a robust health insurance scheme that covers 1.57 crore families and gives up to Rs 5 lakh every year, per family, on a par with PMJAY scheme, the State has decided to merge the scheme with the Centre. Continue Reading

ICF redesigns LHB coaches to help disabled passengers

In a move to accommodate more differently-abled passengers, engineers at the Integral Coach Factory (ICF) have redesigned the Linke Hofmann Busch (LHB) coaches. Continue Reading