TN minister seeks clarification on NITI Aayog’s health index ranklist

Tamilnadu slipping down to ninth rank from third in the NITI Aayog’s Health Index has raised serious concern and experts opine that the State should take it as a ‘wake up call’ and improve the services offered. Continue Reading

While you wait for water tanker, don’t forget to watch your health

Although the city has received a spell after an inordinately long time, it is not going to solve the water scarcity immediately. 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

‘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 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

Adambakkam residents perform last rites of unclaimed corpses

At an age and time, little do we think about homeless people and those in need. But going a step ahead, a few Adambakkam residents perform last rites of unclaimed corpses and for those who cannot afford to do so in the city through Thiruvanmiyur-based Anatha Pretha Kainkarya Trust (APKT). Continue Reading

Nel Jayaraman’s supporters to host seed fest in Thiruthuraipoondi

Supporters have gathered to host the 13th National Seed Festival or Nel Thiruvizha at Thiruthuraipoondi, 8 and 9 June by consumer organisation CREATE and Sangam 4. Continue Reading

Surendra Nagar residents happy with new water lines

Residents of Adambakkam Surendra Nagar are now a happy lot thanks to the efforts of residents’ community – Federation of Adambakkam Welfare Associations (FAWA) and Surendra Nagar Residents’ Welfare Association. Continue Reading