Tamil Marathon 2021 to address health, sanitation issues

Tamil Marathon 2021, a virtual marathon event slated to take place between 10-24 January, is set to attract the participation of a record number of 1,00,000 people of all age groups from Tamilnadu, other Indian states, and nearly more than 30 countries with Tamil diaspora – reportedly making the event the world’s largest virtual marathon. Continue Reading

Barclays: Corona prevention may dent economic growth

Amidst rising coronavirus cases in India, British brokerage Barclays today warned that preventive measures like mass quarantines can dent the already sagging economic growth by as much as 2 percentage points. Continue Reading

‘TN govt should address rare disease patients’

”Health is a State subject and Tamilnadu has always been a people-focused progressive, welfare State. Despite several judicial proceedings since 2017, not a single rare disease patient has been provided treatment. Continue Reading

Will Ajinomoto be banned in Tamilnadu?

State Minister for Environment and Pollution Control K C Karuppanan today said that he will hold discussions with Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami regarding banning of Ajinomoto in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

Modi holds series of bilateral meetings in New York

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a series of bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) session here yesterday, including with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad. Continue Reading

AIIMS Madurai: JICA, Central team inspect site

“Agreement worth Rs 15 crore has been signed to build a compound wall around the 224-acre land where Madurai All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) would be constructed,” said State Directorate of Medical Education Assistant Director, Sabitha. Continue Reading

Siddha recipes book launched

With the aim to understand the basics of Siddha medicine, Centre for Traditional Medicine and Research (CTMR), in collaboration with CPR Environmental Education Centre, held a one-day workshop in the city recently. Continue Reading