Stanley only govt hospital in TN with a specialised skin bank

The State may be known for leading in organ donation, but it is yet to make a mark in skin donation. Stanley Medical College and Hospital in Washermanpet is the first and only government hospital in Tamilnadu that has a skin bank. Continue Reading

St Thomas Mount railway station to get FOB soon

In a move that would bring sheer joy to the residents and regular train commuters, the railway officials have laid cornerstone for the construction of a Foot Over Bridge (FOB) across St Thomas Mount railway station. Continue Reading

Section of residents in Nanganallur pay tax as per old charges

For long, residents of the neighbourhood have been battling about the uneven property tax hike. For bringing a solution to the problem, United Forum of Nanganallur Welfare Association has decided to meet the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) Commissioner in the coming days. Continue Reading

Women achievers from Chennai share their stories

Over the years, braving battles, several women have come beyond their closed territory reaching great heights. Space, armed forces and nuclear research are a few of the spheres of influence that women have explored and carved a niche for themselves. Celebrating womenhood, News Today speaks to a few of such influencers in the neighbourhood. Continue Reading

Cambridge surveys several cities to understand need to learn English

“In the commercial world, the requirement to know English has increased and the demands are going high since the past several years,” said UK Cambridge Assessment English head – higher education, Sue Trory. Continue Reading

Chennai youngster with rare disease shares success story

Life was all well for Zoyeb Mohamed Zia until the age of 12. He was a footballer, swimmer and speaker. However, dawn of the doom’s day marked an end to the activities. When he was in class 10, Zoyeb’s limb coordination stopped, giving rise to plethora of malfunctions in him. Continue Reading

Of lost habits & keeping virus in loop

Here a cough, there a cough. Your throat goes parch, but the nose does not stop – mucus secretion keeps flowing. Have a kerchief? You’re safe, if not, brace up to be embarassed. No matter if it is blazing hot or Jack Frost or onset of any weather (I slyly ignore the ‘hot-hotter-hottest’ Chennai condition, though), common cold is inevitable. Continue Reading