Sankar C G

Food Safety Officials Fret over False Plaints

Even as awareness on food safety norms are improving, there is no death of people filing false complaints, exacerbating the burden of food safety officials

28 Sep 2015

Farmers Continue Raising 'African Mushi' Despite Ban

Cultivation of the African Mushi (keluthi) is banned by the Department of Fisheries because of its carnivorous nature.

12 Sep 2015

Schizophrenia Cases Go Up; Cause of Disease is Unknown, Say Experts

On an average, 50-60 schizophrenia patients visit CMCH everyday, with four to eight of them being new cases.

05 Sep 2015

Kovai Giving the Go-by to Food Safety

Public consumption of food openly displayed by roadside vendors is likely to spread diseases. Such practice must end to protect public health, say experts

17 Aug 2015

'Breastfeeding Vital to Build Kid’s Immunity'

Though beneficial for baby and mom, the practice is not popular with many for reasons of career, convenience. But continue it as long as possible, say doctors

03 Aug 2015

Border Residents Get 2 Voter IDs

RTI activist says elected officials identify people with property in both states and get them ID cards for political gain

16 Jul 2015

Not Just Food, Even Yellow Paint Can Kill

Health experts warn of high lead content in yellow paint which is used in school buses, schools and homes; mull sending a proposal to State to ban it

22 Jun 2015

Rains Open Springs to up Water Table

Increase in level of water also attributed to awareness on importance of rainwater harvesting among the public and decline in agricultural activities

15 Jun 2015

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