Karur GMCH helps woman with rare placenta condition deliver baby

Poonam first approached a private hospital and later shifted to the GMCH for advanced treatment.

17 Jun 2020

One-year-old boy with rare ‘Kawasaki’ disease cured free of cost at Karur govt hospital

Kawasaki disease leads to an aneurysm (a bulge in the wall) of the coronary arteries, which supply blood to the heart, resulting in a heart attack

09 Jun 2020

Tamil Nadu: Three-month-old infant dies after being fed castor oil to treat constipation

In this situation, the couple’s relatives and neighbours had suggested them to give some castor oil to the baby as self-medication to cure it.

04 Jun 2020

‘Kohli cut’ helps keep this 80-year-old barber stay relevant

The lockdown has not downed his energy nor his passion in the field for over 60-long years now.

26 May 2020

Demand for pre-owned vehicles on the rise

With only limited buses available currently, people returning to work are facing difficulties in reaching their workplace.

23 May 2020

Textile units in Karur hit hard by nixed orders

With Europe and the US   most affected by COVID-19, experts and industrialists have calculated a loss of over Rs 1,000 crore.

06 May 2020

Cops intervene as landlady throws daily wager, family out for non-payment of rent

The incident took place despite the government issuing strict orders to the landlords and house owners not to demand rent from their tenants for the next few months owing to COVID-19 pandemic.

04 May 2020

Karur becomes COVID-19 free district after last patient gets discharged

Transport Minister M.R.Vijayabaskar along with the doctors and medical staff bid farewell to the patient.

30 Apr 2020

95-year-old woman from Dindigul is India's oldest patient to recover from COVID-19

The woman tested positive after coming into contact with one of her neighbours who had attended the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi. She was then brought to the Karur GMCH for treatment.

30 Apr 2020

7 youth held for poaching animals

A gang seven men were arrested by district forest officials in Karur for illegally hunting animals in the Manmangalam forest region and later consuming them.

30 Apr 2020

Raichur collector rescues pregnant women

Expectant mothers are already stressed out with physical and mental discomfort and being stuck in a foreign place adds to their woes.

28 Apr 2020

No salary: Karur GMCH workers stage protest

Around 260 contract labourers at hospital boycott work as they have not been paid salary for the last two months

22 Apr 2020

Nine COVID-19 patients discharged after complete recovery

While nine COVID-19 patients were discharged on Monday from Karur Government Medical College Hospital (GMCH), nine more were discharged after staging a complete recovery on Wednesday.

16 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Karur textile industries 'gear' up to manufacture PPEs

Karur, which is one of the largest textile manufacturing and export hubs in the country, has come to the rescue of the doctors by producing PPE - garments worn by healthcare workers.

02 Apr 2020

Essential shops asked to draw chalk circles to practice social distancing during coronavirus lockdown 

The District Collector ordered the respective BDOs, VAOs, and other union officials to check the shops which had not made markings to maintain social distancing.

27 Mar 2020