Heavy rainfall

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IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall Alert For Tamil Tadu

The Tamil Nadu government issued a red alert for rainfall in the four districts of the state that includes Chennai, Kanchipuram, Thiruvallur, and Chinglepet. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) also said that heavy rainfall is expected over Villupuram, Cuddalore, Chengalpattu, Nagapattinam, Puducherry, and Karaikal area on December 31 and January 1. Besides, heavy rainfall is likely over south coastal Andhra Pradesh till January 1,… read-more

Fri, 31 Dec 2021 - 03:44 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Tamil Nadu, Heavy Rain, Chennai, IMD, Red Alert

Courtesy: Time Now News

Golden Glory Awards

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Chennai's Dr Aishwarya Selvaraj Wins Style Icon 'Doctor Of The Year' Award 

Brand Impact presented the Style Icon "Doctor of the year" award to Dr Aishwarya Selvaraj at the Golden Glory Awards. Selvaraj is the Founder and Managing Director of Skin Envy, which is one of the most popular skin clinics in Chennai. Meanwhile, Malaika Arora was the chief guest of the ceremony. ''I was born and brought up in Chennai. Getting this award pushes me to work hard,'' said Selvaraj. 

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 03:35 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Golden Glory Award, Brands Impact, Chennai, Skin Envy, Style Icon Doctor

Courtesy: ANI

FilmMaker K S Sethumadhavan

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K S Sethumadhavan Known For Malayalam Films Dies In Chennai

K S Sethumadhavan, famous as a filmmaker in the Malayalam language, died at the age of 90 in Chennai, on December 24. He was ailing due to age-related issues for some time, reported PTI. He started his career in the early 1960s and directed over 60 movies. He also worked in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi languages. Born in Kerala's Palakkad, Sethumadhavan is survived by wife Valsala and three children.  

Fri, 24 Dec 2021 - 09:55 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Chennai, Malayalam, filmmaker, Kerala, Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin.

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Tamil Nadu CM Launches 70 New Govt Pharmacies; Offers 20% Discount

Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin on December 16 launched 70 new state-run pharmacies in 36 districts across the state. These pharmacies provide medicines at a discount of upto 20%, reported PTI. ''The 303 government-run medical stores are playing a social role similar to ration shops,'' said the government. Reportedly, the decision also led to private medical shops owners offering discounts to compete in the market.     

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 08:52 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Tamil Nadu, Pharmacies, discount, medicine, Chennai

Covid-19 Vaccination

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Chennai's 60% People Are Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19: Health Minister

Chennai's 60% population received the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine, while 85% received their first dose, said Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian. Further, during the inspection of the 14th mega vaccination camp, the Minister informed, Chennai's second dose coverage is higher than the entire state, which is 48.95%. Subramanian added that in 13 mega vaccination… read-more

Sun, 12 Dec 2021 - 03:10 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Covid-19 Vaccine, Vaccination, Health Minister

Courtesy: The Times of India

Deepa Jayakumar

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Deepa Jayakumar Gets Ownership Of Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden Bungalow

Deepa Jayakumar, niece of former Tamil Nadu CM J.Jayalalithaa received the keys to her aunt's Poes Garden bungalow on December 10, after a legal battle. Further, Deepa while talking to ANI, said that a complete renovation is required in order to use the house and no electric supply at the residence. Furthermore, when asked about VK Sasikala, she said, "we don't… read-more

Sat, 11 Dec 2021 - 05:00 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: J Jayalalitha, VK Sasikala, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, Legal

Courtesy: ANI

National Green Tribunal

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NGT Issues Notice To TN Govt Over Increasing Air Pollution In Chennai

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on December 10, directed the Tamil Nadu Government to file an action report, over Chennai pollution. The NGT bench, headed by Adarsh Kumar Goel ordered to form an action plan to prevent air pollution and worsening air quality.  The bench also asked to file a detailed report for the same in the next hearing. The NGT decision came on the petition filed by LG Sahadevan.

Fri, 10 Dec 2021 - 08:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: NGT, Air Pollution, Chennai, AQI, Pollution

Courtesy: ANI

M Thiagarajan

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Tamil Movie Director M Thiagarajan Found Dead On Roadside Of Chennai

Tamil Director M Thiagarajan was reportedly found dead on the roadside near AVM studio in Chennai on December 8. The police have sent the body for post-mortem after receiving the tragic and shocking information. The director's sudden demise created shock among the Tollywood industry. Besides, M Thiagarajan started directing with the movie "Vetrimel Vetri", and directed many superhit films, one of them being Managara Kaval… read-more

Thu, 09 Dec 2021 - 04:43 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Tamil Movies, Tamil Nadu, Chennai, sad demise, Film Director

Courtesy: News 18

12 year old Boy With Hospital Staff

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12 Yr Old Undergoes Successful Multi-Organ Transplant: Tamil Nadu

In Chennai, a 12-year-old boy underwent a successful multi-organ transplant surgery for a rare liver disease. As many as 20 doctors were involved in the 18-hour long surgery at Gleneagles Global Health City. Dr. Rajanikanth Patcha told ANI, "This boy has been diagnosed with Primary Hyperoxaluria (PH) type- II." Furthermore, boy's aunt and… read-more

Wed, 08 Dec 2021 - 05:18 PM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Hospitals, Lung disease, Kidney

Courtesy: ANI

India's first woman psychiatrist Sarada Menon

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India's 1st Woman Psychiatrist Sarada Menon Dies At 98

Sarada Menon, known as India's first woman psychiatrist, passed away at the age of 98 in Chennai, on December 5. She was the longest-serving head of the Institute of Mental Health. Menon completed her graduation from the Madras Medical College and received psychiatry training at NIMHANs, Bengaluru. Earlier in 1984, she founded the Schizophrenia Research Foundation (SCARF India). Notably, she was awarded Padma Bhushan in 1992.

Mon, 06 Dec 2021 - 11:21 AM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: First Woman Psychiatrist, Padma Bhushan, India, Chennai, SCRAF India