Nanganallur residents angry over encroachments along pathways

Residents across the neighbourhoood are unhappy over the inactivity of Greater Chennai Corporation and police department over rampant encroachment on the sidewalks and pavements, leaving no place for the pedestrians to walk. Continue Reading

Public Health Dept says incidences of malaria have come down

The Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine (DPH&PM) state that they have brought down incidence of malaria to the lowest in Tamilnadu. With 25 April being observed as World Malaria Day, ‘News Today’¬†speaks to field experts to know more. Continue Reading

Lack of policy hampers rare diseases treatment

Having 95 patients registered with rare disorders at the Institute of Child Health and Hospital for Children (ICH & HC), patients are awaiting policy-level changes to avail of treatment for conditions like lysosomal storage disorders (LSDs), Krabbe’s disease and skeletal dysplasia. Continue Reading

Using phones in dark can lead to permanent vision loss: Experts

Darkness sets in, clock ticks fast, we hit the bed (or at least, we pretend to) and pull out the mobile phone to text non-stop / complete binge-watching a series or in the case of middle-aged folks, it is YouTube videos before the sun creeps in. Continue Reading

Ex-Airmen give voice for Abhinandan’s release

Indian Air Force Wing Commander, Abhinandan Varthaman being captured in Pakistan has sent huge shock waves to people across the country. In such a situation, the servicemen have been directed not to disclose sensitive information to the press. ‘News Today’ speaks to a few veterans to know their views about the incident. Continue Reading

Dr Agarwal’s to increase the number of its hospitals in India

With India being home to 12-18 million blind population, Dr Agarwal’s Healthcare Limited (DAHCL) is set to increase the number of its hospitals in the country. Continue Reading