Sinduja Jane

‘Taking all efforts to make TN more tourist-friendly’

The Tourism Destination Development Scheme was framed to promote and develop tourism destinations.

14 hours ago

Want everyone in TN to use govt hospitals: Ma Subramanian

Our first priority was increasing beds and oxygen. With Chief Minister’s initiatives, oxygen was brought from as far as Jamshedpur and other places.

06 May 2022

Are more boys addicted to internet in Chennai?

The Internet De-Addiction Centre in Government Omandurar Medical College Hospital has treated more boys than girls since its inception in December last year, says data from the centre.

04 May 2022

Government hospital successfully performs nine robotic surgeries free of cost

“The patient could walk from the second postoperative day. He was prescribed tablets only for two days, and he happily returned to his native.

02 May 2022

Major Fire at Chennai hospital, no casualties

A major fire broke out at the Bradfield Surgical Block in the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital (RGGGH) in Chennai on Wednesday morning.

28 Apr 2022

Covid cluster at IIT-M: 12 students test positive, health department to increase testing in TN

Some students were symptomatic, and they got tested late, it was learnt. However, the source of infection is yet to be found.

21 Apr 2022

Sports training changing lives of IMH inmates

Sathish, a silver medalist in shot-put, said that the training he received from the institute lifted his spirits like never before and that he now feels happier.

11 Apr 2022

Fund My Phone: The mobile route to bridge digital divide

The mobile phones were presented to the school students in Chennai by Health Minister Ma Subramanian at an event in January at the Government Corona Hospital in King Institute, Guindy.

08 Apr 2022

Chennai's Government Institute of Mental Health treats pregnant woman with modified shock therapy

M-ECT is a scientific procedure in which the patient will have just abnormal movement of the thumb, unlike in direct ECT, wherein patients would get seizures. 

08 Apr 2022

111 MBBS, BDS seats under All India Quota still vacant in Tamil Nadu

According to data from State Selection Committee, 85 MBBS seats and 26 BDS seats remain vacant after the mop-up round.

04 Apr 2022

108 emergency services in Chennai taken for ride as man plays April Fool prank

The case was assigned to NM Murali Kumar, Emergency Medical Technician and K Raj, ambulance driver at the Seemapuram at Ponneri Taluk in the district.

02 Apr 2022

Covid-19: Delta wiped out, BA.2 variant of Omicron now dominant in TN

The Omicron variant of the coronavirus completely replaced the Delta variant in Tamil Nadu this month, as per data from the Directorate of Public Health.

29 Mar 2022

Mental health Institution gets Rs 40-crore booster shot

“According to the Global Burden of Disease study, the incidence of depression, anxiety and schizophrenia is on the rise.

19 Mar 2022

TN Budget: Allocation slashed by Rs 1,000 cr, health sector gets a body blow

The reduction in fund allocation for health and family welfare by over Rs 1,000 crore, especially amid the pandemic, is worrisome said experts.

19 Mar 2022

Mini-clinic doctors start online stir seeking job security, regularisation

With their service ending on March 31, doctors of mini clinics across the State have started an online protest, demanding service regularisation and job security.

18 Mar 2022