Sinduja Jane

Medical aspirants too may not get new quota

 Tamil Nadu government is unlikely to implement the 10 per cent quota for economically weaker sections of forward communities in medical and dental college admissions this academic year.

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In a first, eight transgenders appointed security guards in Tamil Nadu hospital

They were appointed on a contract basis with a monthly salary of Rs 6,500, said Dr Kumudha Lingaraj, the dean of Thanjavur Medical College.

20 Jun 2019

Unsegregated waste piles up as Chennai Corporation stops collection 

Chennai Corporation, VIII Zonal officer issued notice on Tuesday.

13 Jun 2019

Submit parents’ papers to prove nativity: TN to med aspirants

To prevent admission of students with dual nativity in MBBS and BDS courses this year, the Directorate of Medical Education’s Selection Committee has tightened the rules.

08 Jun 2019

Hundreds benefit from Amma Master Health check-up scheme

In addition, according to the hospital data, seven cases of prostrate cancer, two liver cancers, 28 coronary artery diseases, over 900 diabetes cases and over 700 cases of hypertension were detected.

30 May 2019

Medicine board approaches TRAI against TV programmes by quacks

Many regional channels feature the self-proclaimed practitioners, promising miracle cures for diseases and conditions, including infertility, diabetes and piles.

15 May 2019

Chennai: Hospitals struggling to find space for unclaimed bodies

Some bodies shifted from KMC to GMSSH; docs want cops to remove corpses regularly 

14 May 2019

250 chikungunya cases reported in Tamil Nadu until April

Though the viral illness is not fatal, health officials say the residual effect of the virus is a cause of concern and research should be carried out to ascertain it.

04 May 2019

Government doctors to hold demonstrations in June over NEET, PG quota issues

Seek to restore 50% reservation for government service doctors in PG medical admissions

01 May 2019

Tamil Nadu Class 10 results: Helped by NGO, these 3 students fought all odds

From the streets, these three girls, who were taken under the wings of Karunalaya, a city-based NGO, have fought all odds to chase bigger dreams.

30 Apr 2019

Health department's expert panel submits report on blood banks

Report points out shortage of manpower, including medical officers, lab technicians & counsellors in blood banks

25 Apr 2019

98 per cent votes polled at IMH where residents cast their vote for the first time in Tamil Nadu

Ninety eight per cent votes were polled at the Institute of Mental Health, which comes under the Chennai Central constituency, where the inmates of the institute cast their votes for the first time.

19 Apr 2019

NGO provides free food to attenders at ICH

Now, NGO Aathichudi is providing lunch for attenders on all Sundays and Rotary Club on Thursdays.

17 Apr 2019

Tamil Nadu: No counsellors in 75% of government blood banks

Though Tamil Nadu was left shocked by the news of several botched blood transfusions in the recent past, facilities at blood banks across the State continue to remain woefully inadequate.

15 Apr 2019

Chennai man gets married after double hand transplant

The doctor who performed the 13-hour-long transplant surgery solemnised the man’s marriage with his long-time girlfriend.

13 Apr 2019