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Stay a step ahead of a stroke | Chennai News

A man in his 40s was recently brought with signs of a stroke to Dr S Karthikeyan. The patient had gone to sleep after his night shift and when he woke up in the afternoon, his wife noticed his speech was slurred and his hand movements weak. “He had a stroke while sleeping and 12-14 hours had passed. Luckily, we were able to remove the clot and he’s now able to lead a normal life,” says the...

Quality Of Life: 1,000 Free Health Camps To Be Held | Chennai News

Chennai: The government will hold at least 1,000 free health camps across the state on Sundays starting October 29 to screen people for common ailments during monsoon, said health minister Ma Subramanian on Saturday.The camps will screen people for chikungunya, dengue, malaria, cholera and typhoid seen during the rainy season, he told reporters. “We are told there will be heavy rain on Sunday and...

TVS Group unveils Rs 100crore corpus fund for engineering scholarships | Chennai News

CHENNAI: TVS Group on Saturday unveiled a Rs 100crore corpus scholarship for Tamil Nadu’s engineering students to mark the centenary celebrations of T S Srinivasan, one of the key founders of the group. The ‘TVS Cheema Scholarship’ was unveiled by Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin along with Venu Srinivasan, chairman emeritus, TVS Motor. It is designed to offer financial support to 500 deserving engineering...

Tondiarpet sewage pumping station to remain shut on Oct 30 | Chennai News

CHENNAI: The sewage pumping station in Tondiarpet zone will not be functional from 11am to 11pm on October 30 due to the interlinking of sewage pipelines in MKB Nagar.Metrowater has advised residents of Tondiarpet zone to contact the area engineer of the zone if there are emergency cases of sewage overflow.!(function(f, b, e, v, n, t, s) { function loadFBEvents(isFBCampaignActive) { if...

Surgeries: Ma Su Releases Manual On Rare Diseases, Surgeries | Chennai News

Chennai: Tamil Nadu Compendium of Case Reports (TCCR), a medical research paper on the compilation of rare diseases and surgeries in the state, was released by the minister of health and family welfare Ma Subramanian on Thursday while releasing the logo for the Directorate of Medical Education and Research. This will help doctors and medical students understand rare diseases, their characteristics, and...

Tamil Nadu pitches its strengths at Global Investors Meet roadshow in Mumbai | Chennai News

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu minister for industries, investment promotion and commerce TRB Rajaa on Thursday met business leaders, investors and trade and commerce representatives in Mumbai pitching the state's strengths. Addressing the Tamil Nadu Global Investors Meet (TNGIM) 2024- Mumbai Investment Conclave, Rajaa highlighted the investor-friendly ecosystem and ease of doing business in TN and urged investors...

Symposium on climate change being held in Chennai’s DakshinChitra | Chennai News

CHENNAI: A bilingual open symposium curated by the Onemai Foundation in collaboration with The Forest Way and Marudam Farm School is being held at the DakshinChitra Museum at Muttukadu on the outskirts of Chennai on October 27 and 28. The symposium is a closing event to the art exhibition called ‘Bhin Bhini, Changing Climate, Uncertain Livelihoods’, curated by Krishnapriya C P.The exhibition...

Drunk Chennai man dies in sleep after fire spreads from mosquito coil | Chennai News

CHENNAI: A 55-year-old drunk man, who was fast asleep at his home in Chennai’s Kannagi Nagar on Wednesday night, died of asphyxiation after fire spread from a mosquito coil to his bedsheet. The deceased has been identified as Moorthy, who was employed as a security guard at Santhome. Moorthy reached home around 11pm on Wednesday. He was drunk. He lit a mosquito coil and slept.A spark from the coil...

DMK functionary’s son murdered in Chennai | Chennai News

CHENNAI: A six-member gang hacked the son of a DMK functionary near Ennore in Chennai on Thursday morning.The murdered man has been identified as Kamaraj, 35. His father Vivekananda is a DMK functionary. The father-son duo had taken work from Chennai Corporation on a contract basis.On Thursday morning, the gang barged into their office and hacked Kamaraj to death.The gang members escaped from the spot...

Tamil Nadu: TN hikes DA by 4% for employees, pensioners | Chennai News

CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday announced a 4% dearness allowance hike for government employees, teachers, pensioners and family pensioners. "The chief minister has ordered that the dearness allowance shall be enhanced to 46% with retrospective effect from July 1, 2023," said an official statement. Chief minister M K Stalinhad earlier announced that the government would fulfil the demand...

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