Pay just Rs 40 as consultation fee

A trust-run hospital has been serving people, especially senior citizens, who need to pay just Rs 40 as consultation fee. Dr Guruswamy Mudaliar Memorial Dispensary at Pillayar Koil Street is run by Velacheri Dhandeeswaram Voluntary Health Services Trust and is into service for the past 23 years. Continue Reading

3 killed, 9 injured in crane accident on ‘Indian 2’ set

In a crane accident on Wednesday on the set of Kamal Haasan’s upcoming film “Indian 2”, three people were killed while nine more were injured. Continue Reading

8 killed after drinking Coconut wine

Eight people died and hundreds were taken to hospitals in the Philippines after drinking coconut wine believed to contain high levels of methanol, authorities said.

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Gang steals jewels from women doctor near Chennai

A special team has been formed by the Kanchipuram Police to nab a three-member gang which damaged the vehicle of a woman doctor and robbed 25 sovereigns gold jewels from her on the outskirts of the city last night. Continue Reading

Kamal Nath orders inquiry into ‘botched’ cataract surgeries

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath today ordered an inquiry after four persons claimed to have lost eyesight following cataract removal surgeries at the district hospital in Chhindwara.
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Man comes out on bail, murdered

A murder accused who was on bail was stabbed to death at Villivakkam in the wee hours of today.

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Gaja to make landfall Thursday as intense, category 1 cyclone

‘Government has taken all precautionary measures and so people need not panic about cyclone Gaja,’ said Revenue Minister R B Udayakumar. Continue Reading