User: karuna Topic: Health
Category: TN Public Health
Last updated: Jul 11 2018 19:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Jayalalithaa said no to weight loss surgery, wanted to cut down weight through diet: Doctor 11.7.2018 Zee News : States
Jayalalithaa had also expressed her inability to go in for physical exercises in view of her public engagements.
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Encourage people to voluntarily pledge eye donation: Vice President 7.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has appealed people to voluntarily pledge eye donation and Media and NGOs should work to motivate the people to do so. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the 32nd Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery Convention 2018, in Chennai today.
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Transplanting best practices 26.6.2018 Hindu: Op-Ed
Public hospitals must be brought into the loop for deceased donor programmes
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“Chennai to get 10 new emergency care centres under 108 service” 21.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
In an exclusive interview with Citizen Matters, Uma Maheswari, Project Director of Tamil Nadu Health Systems Project, talks about the new goals and plans of the 108 ambulance service in the state, and what could make it more effective. »
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AIIMS announcement brings joy to south Tamil Nadu 20.6.2018 Hindu: Home
Union Minister inspects site earmarked for the project
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Anyone can be Karikalan 11.6.2018 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The collective stomach of the Tamils is coiled tight and Kaala is a reflection of that burn. Pa Ranjith's propaganda is sheer rage against the state machine on screen. Anyone who watches it will not miss its messages. A juxtaposing of good and evil, set against the marginalised truth of good and evil in the gritty context of class, caste and gender. An intersectional quelling of demons, including the ones that possess the viewer. »
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State gears up to contain H1N1 9.6.2018 Hindu: News
After a surge in cases last year, focus is now on ensuring hygiene in public places
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Arbitrary act 5.6.2018 FrontLine: Cover Story
The Tamil Nadu government’s order to close the Sterlite plant permanently, without issuing notice to the company, possibly a knee-jerk response to the public outrage, is vulnerable to being set aside by an appellate forum. By V. VENKATESAN
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World Environment Day: Tamil Nadu to ban plastic from 2019 5.6.2018 Zee News : States
Tamil Nadu is all set to introduce a complete plastic ban across the state from January 1, 2019. This was announced by Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami on June 5, coinciding with the World Environment Day.
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Does TN govt's decision to permanently close Sterlite hold water? 5.6.2018 Rediff: Business
When it closed close down the copper plant at Thoothukudi in 2013. Its orders were held illegal by the NGT on procedural grounds
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Civic officials looking to weaken the bite of dengue 3.6.2018 Hindu: Home
The number of dengue cases in Karnataka has consistently been on the rise for the past three years. In fact, the State has seen the third highest numb
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India has more environmental conflicts than any other country in the world 2.6.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
A look at the list of conflicts indicates a cosy relationship between business and political interests, supported by a compliant administration
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Portal to check tobacco sale near schools, colleges 2.6.2018 Hindu: News
‘Safe Zone Monitor’ can be used as inspection tool
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Anti-social elements indulged in arson in Thoothukudi: Rajinikanth 30.5.2018 General News
Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Wednesday said that anti-social elements indulged in arson and violence in Thoothukudi during protests against the Sterlite factory that led to the death of 13 people in police firing.
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CBI registers case in Tamil Nadu gutkha scam 30.5.2018 Hindu: National
FIR registered against unknown officials of Central Excise, Tamil Nadu government, food safety department, public servants and private persons under sections 120-B (Criminal Conspiracy) and provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act. The fraud was exposed by “The Hindu” in 2017.
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T.N. to take back land allotted to Sterlite 30.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
SIPCOT order cites pollution concerns; NHRC team to visit Thoothukudi
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Tamil Nadu govt cancels allotment of land for Sterlite Copper expansion in Thoothukudi 29.5.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
A day after issuing a government order to permanently close down the Sterlite Copper plant at Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu government on Tuesday cancelled the allotment of 342 acres of land for the proposed expansion of the Sterlite copper smelter plant citing public agitations expressing concern over the pollution caused by the existing unit. In a letter to M/s Vedanta Limited dated May 29, the State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu Limited (SIPCOT) said there have been a series of agitations and protest against the establishment of Copper Smelter Plant Phase-II, expressing concerns about the pollution caused by the existing plant of the Vedanta Limited. “The people of the area have also been raising concern about their health on account of the operations of the plant. As the allotment of the land for the proposed expansion has been made by SIPCOT, in larger public interest, the land allotment made by SIPCOT for the proposed expansion of Copper Smelter Plant (Phase-II) by M/S Vedanta Limited is ...
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Land allotment to Sterlite plant expansion cancelled 29.5.2018 General News
The State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu (SIPCOT) on Tuesday cancelled the land allotted to M/s Vedanta Limited for the proposed expansion of phase II of Sterlite copper smelter plant in Thoothukudi.This comes a day after the Tamil Nadu government issued an order to shut down the Sterlite copper unit permanently.In the order, the SIPCOT managing director K Srinivasan said, "A series of agitations and protests against the establishment of Copper Smelter plant by M/s Vedanta Limited at the SIPCOT industrial complex has raised concerns about the pollution caused by the existing plant of Vedanta Limited.""The people of the area have also been raising concern about their health on account of operations of the plant. As the allotment of the land for the proposed expansion has been made by SIPCOT, in larger public interest, the land allotment made by SIPCOT for the proposed expansion of Copper Smelter Plant (phase II) by M/s Vedanta Limited is hereby cancelled," the statement
OPS visits victims, terms firing tragic 29.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
‘Govt. paying heed to public demand’
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No Nipah cases in Tamil Nadu: Health Minister 28.5.2018 General News
: Allaying fears over outbreak of the deadly Nipah virus in Tamil Nadu,which has claimed 13 lives so far in Kerala, state health minister C Vijaya Baskar said the government had taken all precautionary steps to prevent it. "I categorically say there are no cases of Nipah virus in Tamil Nadu. In the two suspected cases reported in Kerala, I think they are still carrying out tests to ascertain if it is of the virus,", he told reporters. On reports of two persons being admitted to the government hospital in Tiruchirapalli due to a 'mystery fever', he said diagnosis had confirmed it was just fever and nothing else. To create awareness among the public on the possible spread of the virus in border districts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the Director of the Public Health department recently conducted a meeting in Coimbatore, he said. "Through the Public Health department I sincerely appeal to the public to wash their hands before having food and never consume fruits which are ...
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