Writer Sivan’s book ‘Aindham Vedam’ speaks about Mahabharata

J K Sivan, an octogenarian, has published 35 books in the last four years and has come up with his next book, Aindham Vedam, in Tamil that was released recently. Continue Reading

HIV blood given to pregnant woman in TN; All units under scanner

Following the tragic incident in which a pregnant woman from Virudhunagar was transufed with HIV infected blood, all the blood that has been stored in government and private blood banks in the district will be retested. Continue Reading

Year-ender: A rundown of State Healthcare department’s activities

From dengue deaths to AIIMS establishment in Madurai, in 2018, the State Health Department has been through a roller coaster ride. News Today brings out the highlights of the year. Continue Reading

Plastic countdown: Awareness on ban is woefully limited to groups

With just a few days left for the plastic ban to be enforced, there are people who are still unaware of it though the move has been lauded by environmentalists and sustainability-practitioners. Continue Reading

Kumaran Kundram temple is seventh abode of Lord Muruga

Legend has it that in the mid-20th century, Kanchipuram Chandrasekara Saraswati while paying a visit to the neighbourhood, saw the hill, and pronounced that a temple for Lord Muruga would come up. Continue Reading

New trauma ward to come up at Chrompet GH

To facilitate immediate medical care for residents in suburbs, a new trauma ward is being set up at the Government Hospital in Chrompet. Continue Reading

Climate change affects kidney health: Expert

It is estimated that rise in daily temperature by one degree Celsius can impact renal health, says Christian Medical College (CMC) professor of nephrology, Dr Santosh Varughese. Continue Reading