Children

செவிக்கு கோளாறு இல்லாது பிறப்பதற்கும், அப்படியே பிறந்தாலும் பேசும் திறன் பெறுவதற்கும் உள்ள வழிமுறைகள்

The Rubella vaccine, taken before pregnancy, prevents hearing defects in newborn children. For children born with impairment, early diagnosis and treatment can help them learn to speak and lead near normal lives. »

Environment

Where have all our avenues gone?

In a beautiful, nostalgic ode to Chennai that was Madras, heritage activist V Sriram tells us about the lost landmarks of the city: the tree-lined avenues and what they have become today. »

Civic

ஆரோக்கிய வாழ்வும் , கழிப்பறையின் அவசியமும்

Chennai’s ranking in this year’s Swacch Survekshan is a dismal 235 out of 434. For the city to literally ‘clean up’ its act, there has to be a concerted effort to build more toilets, encourage their use and stop open defecation. »