Express Chennai News Briefs - Feb 8

Published: 08th February 2016 02:56 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th February 2016 02:56 AM   |  A+A-

Top Honour for 32 Dental Care

32 Dental Care awarded as the Best Dental Clinic in Chennai by India Lifestyle Awards 2016 in Bengaluru. The market research firm studied various dental clinics and dental practitioners and 32 Dental Care was shortlisted as a nominee in the category of Healthcare and Wellness. 32 Dental Care has been awarded for offering quality, multi-speciality treatment at affordable prices. Dr Mir Ali Reza, the co-founder and director of 32 Dental Care, received the award from the chief guest and Bollwyood actor Neha Dhupia. “This is only one among the many milestones which we are yet to achieve,” said the co-founder during the ceremony.

Free Seminar on CA Exams

A free seminar on how to face the CA exams fearlessly was held in the city. An exclusive seminar for commerce students saw a participation by aspirants (studying classes 11 and 12) and was organised by Kew Academy.  The interactive event instilled confidence in CA aspirants providing tips and details on overcoming the fear of chartered accountancy that is often described as a challenge equal to civil service exams. KEW Academy trains and helps aspirants who seek a career in CA. For details, call: 99411 99952 /90940 99952 

Cancer Awareness Walkathon

SRM Institutes of Medical Science (SIMS) Hospital, Vadapalani, organised cancer awareness Walkathon at Marina beach. The rally was flagged off by actress Rohini. World Cancer Day is observed every year on February 4. This year WHO theme is “We Can. I Can’.Over 300 employees and doctors from the SIMS hospital participated in the awareness walk. The rally started at Light House and ended at Kannagi Statue. Dr K Sridhar, senior vice-president and Dr Raju Sivasamy, vice-president of SIMS Hospital also participated in the Walkathon.

USAID announces TB Package

The USAID has announced three new awards to support the Union government’s efforts to end tuberculosis (TB) in India.  As part of the Tuberculosis Health Action Learning Initiative (THALI) project, $7.5 million was awarded to the World Health Partners (WHP) to implement activities in Kolkata and $7.5 million was presented to Karnataka Health Promotion Trust (KHPT) for activities in Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Pune.  

Digital Skills for 1,600 Students

CSS Corporation has announced the conclusion of phase-2 of their digital literacy programme in rural TN. The programme equipped more than 1,600 high school students with digital skills that enabled personal growth and the potential to transform societies. The initiative comprised a series of two-hour computer skills training and practice sessions for 40 days.


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