Only 63,000 unapproved plots registered so far, says CMDA

For the benefit of citizens, the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) had extended the deadline to register for the regularisation of unapproved plots and layout. However, it is learnt that there are still owners failed to complete the process. Continue Reading

Trade union strike fails to affect normalcy in Chennai

Raising their voices against the alleged anti-labour, anti-people and anti-national policies of the Union government, members of several trade unions such as Centre of Indian Trade Unions, Labour Progressive Federation and All-India Trade Union Congress, started a two-day strike all over the country today. Continue Reading

22.67 litres of breast milk collected from mothers at Chennai KGH

Following the inauguration of breast milk bank in Chennai’s Government Kasturba Gandhi Hospital for Women and Children recently, the hospital has received 22.67 litres from 167 mothers and dispensed 19.32 litres. Continue Reading

Chennai Gynaec clears myth about white discharge in women

Every woman in her life-time experiences it – vaginal white discharge. A few say it is healthy and a few others term it ‘unhealthy’. ‘News Today’ spoke to Fortis Malar consultant senior gynaecologist, Dr Jaishree Gajaraj, to clear the air surrounding the less-spoken condition. Continue Reading

Follow in line with plastic ban: TN Environment Minister

In an effort to propagate the message of plastic ban, Tamilnadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) organised a regional conference here Wednesday, which saw residents, manufacturers and stakeholders participating. Continue Reading

Transman Sanjeev finds a career at Bagel Pot

Today, people who are neither male nor female have a voice. They can get placed in jobs and the judiciary is keen to help them out whenever possibilities arise. Continue Reading

People’s pharmacy: Not many are aware of Jan Aushadhi

Though the initial plan under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana programme was to open a pharmacy in every district of India, by 31 March 2012, only 157 stores were opened. But, currently, there are 33 pharmacies in Chennai and 400 in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Is Ayushman Bharat what doctors prescribed?

Though the Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana has been widely lauded by several political leaders, it has received severe flak from doctors and other experts in the country. Continue Reading