Conservancy staff work quietly and tirelessly in the face of growing amounts of garbage and indifference among the citizens of Chennai. Nature lover and journalist Shobha Menon spends a morning with them and comes away with a heavy heart.
A total of 1269 children were rescued in Chennai Central and Egmore railway stations; close monitoring of these train stations would help in preventing incidence of trafficking and faster support for victims.
Many of Chennai’s 1350 anganwadis under the ICDS scheme are clean, well-equipped with teaching aids, toys and run by dedicated teachers who take a holistic view of the needs of a toddler. Here’s a sneak peek into a few such centres.
Unlike regular medical facilities, palliative caregivers or hospice centres focus on the social, psychological, financial and emotional needs of a patient, adding both relief and dignity to the life of the sufferer.
Prime Chennai areas such as MGR Nagar, Anna Nagar and Pudupet market are emerging as hubs for rabbit, pigeon and duck meat, often served as fine dining fare. But how safe is this meat? And is it even legal?
In a recent survey, 73% of people complained over drinking water facilities, while 49% reported that they had to pay a bribe to access government hospital services. This and more findings from Arappor Iyakkam-led citizens’ audit of public health facilities in the city
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.
Lessons I Learnt While Dealing with my Father’s Cancer Treatment Six months ago, my father was diagnosed with grade 3 squamous cell carcinoma – that’s the fancier name for oral cancer. Since that day, life
New campaign eyes a Hepatitis C-free Chennai It is not one of those killers that are widely discussed or feared by the masses, but an estimated 80,000 people in Chennai currently live with the insidious
Blood donation is a simple, yet profound gesture – donate to an anonymous recipient, and who knows, someday an anonymous donor will save the life of someone close to you! Donate blood regularly, and be