TT champion Ethirajan completes silver jubilee year in blood donation

There is a general perception among sportspersons that blood donation will lead to body weakness and poor performance in games. But meet R Ethirajan (50) who has etched his name not only in sports but also in blood donation. Continue Reading

Elaborate arrangements at Parthasarathy Temple for Vaikunta Ekadasi

Ahead of the Vaikunta Ekadasi festival, 18 December, special arrangements are being made at the Triplicane Parthasarathy Temple.
On the auspicious day, the Sorgavasal will be opened. As nearly one lakh people are expected to turn up for the ritual, the temple authorities along with the police department have made arrangements to ensure the safety of the people and for smooth darshan.

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Rs 1 lakh cash, jewels stolen from house in Chennai

Burglars decamped with cash and gold from a house at Triplicane, when the woman was drying the clothes at the terrace.
According to the police, Venmathi (42), a resident of Pazhani Amman Koil Third Street, Triplicane, lived on the first floor of a house with her husband Selva, a swimming coach. Continue Reading

Cyclone Pethai in making, Chennai to get rain

After poor show of Northeast monsoon, hope for rain has revived again as Met Department said the well marked low pressure area over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a cyclone and will cross Tamilnadu coast. Continue Reading

Mom’s kidney health determines baby’s

“The physiological nature of a woman’s body protects her kidney until she reaches menopause; however, renal health gets affected post the stage. Despite differences from that of men’s organs, records state that more women come forward to donate their kidneys,” noted Osmania Medical College and Hospital Department of Nephrology professor and head, Dr Manisha Sahay. Continue Reading