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Take mehome!

Chennai Adoption Drive offers hope and a home to abandoned street dogs while the owners acquire a new family member. »

Neglected morgue causes unbearable stench at KMC

Since April 5, about seven to 10 bodies are being brought every day from GRH to KMCH »

Carving an identity with dance

The feet of about 20 girls in yellow and red uniforms coordinate to a beat that goes “Taa thaiya thai” as one walks into the Abhinaya N...»

Children take little steps towards a better life

S.M.B. Jayanthan, is one-and-a-half-years old. Born with congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV), commonly known as club foot, a disease t...»

Sewage turns lake into cesspool

The Perungudi Lake, once a pristine water body, is fast becoming a cesspool. The stench and the murky colour of the waterbody give away...»

Autos, taxis grab parking space in GH

Ambulances arriving at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital over the past few months are being hindered at the entry, thanks to...»

Rescued turtle goes back to sea

A large crowd gathered at the Neelankarai beach on Saturday to see a female olive ridley turtle being released into the sea. Thirteen mo...»

Inadequate services at KMH neonatal ward

Despite being equipped with ample number of warmers and a fine staff of doctors, nurses and postgraduate trainee doctors, newborns lay wa...»

Printing error in question papers

Several students, who appeared for an Anna University examination on Principles of Management, were handed question papers that had a p...»

Hobby takes wings at this camp

Thirty seven enthusiastic students found an innovative and productive hobby to indulge in this summer. They enrolled in a three-day aero...»

Resign now, varsity tells 65 professors

Nearly 30 professors observed a strike on the campus of Bharath University of Science and Technology on Thursday, protesting against the...»

Doctors trained in Chennai make a difference to tribals in Gujarat

Treating one's eyes requires great precision and high quality equipment. Opthalmologist Mehul Shah, along with his wife Shreya Shah, who...»

It's a litany of woes for MRTS commuters

The poor maintenance of the train stations on the MRTS line connecting Velachery and Chennai Beach has been a sore point with commuters...»

End of the road for mentally ill?

Patients who are not claimed by their families continue to live in the wards and are employed in the industry therapy unit »

Water crisis at maternity hospital

As it gets tougher to beat the heat in the city, many patients and their family members at the Government Hospital for Women and Childre...»

Civil supplies grievance meetings today

The Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection Department is conducting grievance meetings at 16 locations in and around Chennai on Saturday. »

Cancer survivors hopeful on annual reunion day

Deepan Kumar, a 24-year-old aspiring dentist, is quite happy with his life when he compares it to his condition 10 years ago when he was...»

Filth and water shortage greet newborns at Kasturba hospital

The shopkeepers outside Kasturba Gandhi Hospital for Women and Children in Chepauk are building a thriving business thanks to the unavai...»

Now, PHC nurses hold protest

Maternity leave was one of the several demands of over 700 nurses from primary health care centres (PHC) across 32 districts during a pr...»

Nurses resume work after protest

Government nurses who are employed on a contract basis resumed duty at public healthcare centres across 32 districts across the State on...»

More twin births in the city

Changing lifestyles and busier work schedules are inducing changes in the physiology leading to an increase in numbers of working profes...»

Unclaimed bodies responsible for the never ending stench at mortuaries

The rather significant number of unclaimed bodies stored in the mortuaries of government hospitals across the city leaves behind an odou...»

160 new doctors at obstetric care centres likely

80 of the doctors will be gynaecologists, 40 of them anaesthetists, and 40 others paediatricians »

City throngs to organic food mela

Stalls selling cereals, nuts, spices, snacks and books dotted the organic food mela organised by the Safe Food Alliance at Semmozhi Poong...»

Hepatitis screening at GH picks up pace, 448 and counting

Forty people from the city tested positive and have started treatment »

More car rental options for city soon

Transport in the city just got a leg up in terms of options available. A fleet of 500 cars is being introduced for inter-city, intra-city...»

7 of GH’s 16 lifts out of order, uphill task for families

Lifts have not been working for at least a week now, say patients’ relatives »

A club to learn,a club for fun

Undergraduate students of the Stanley Medical College have come up with a unique initiative: a Mediclub that will bring together people f...»

Power Shutdown

Power supply will be suspended in the following areas on May 08, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. »



Recent Article in Chennai

 Aashrit Mahesh solving a Rubik's cube in Chennai. Photo.M. Moorthy

The one cube that binds them

Masters of the Rubik's Cube from across the country will be arriving in Chennai as the second national-level tournament begins in days. »