Textile City Tirupur in Tamil Nadu Tops in Pollution Generation
textile city Tirupur, which has nearly 720 dyeing units, is ranked topmost in terms of generating hazardous waste.
According to a study commissioned by the state's pollution watchdog, Tamil Nadu
Pollution Control Board, an estimated 8,33,365.75 tons of hazardous waste is generate...
Village Panchayat in Tamil Nadu Bans Tobacco Consumption
Setting an example for others to follow, the Varanavasi Village Panchayat near Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu
has imposed a ban on tobacco consumption among villagers .
Aghast over an ever-increasing trend of tobacco consumption, the village panchayat unanimously passed a resolution to ban the e...
Tamil Nadu Orders Probe into Operation by Minor
The Tamil Nadu
government has ordered an inquiry into the alleged incident of a 15-year-old boy performing a caesarean section operation, an official said Thursday.
In April, Dileepan Raj, a Class X student, performed a caesarean section operation under his parents' supervision at the Math...
Tamil Nadu Doctor Denies His Teenaged Son's Surgery feat; Terms It Conspiracy
A doctor in Tamil Nadu, who allegedly tried to get his 15-year-old son into the record books by allowing him to perform a caesarean operation , today said the accusation was a ploy by his detractors to defame him.
Dr. Murugan rubbished the media reports that he made a video recording of his ...
Doctors in Tamil Nadu Reluctant to Serve in Backward Pockets
Health Minister K.K.S.S.R. Ramachandran of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu
told the Legislative Assembly on March 28 that doctors were reluctant// to join duty in the relatively backward pockets of the state.
Consequently as many as ten districts went without proper medical care, he not...
Tamil Nadu Checks AIDS Spread
Top on the list of HIV/AIDS most-affected states, Tamil Nadu
has managed to keep the numbers of infected from growing, thanks to a unique support programme// .
The Tamilnadu Aids Initiative (TAI) has in the two years of its existence become a model for other states to emulate. The Bill and Me...
Anti-AIDS Plan for 1,000 Tamil Nadu Colleges
Saturday kick-started an HIV/AIDS control initiative to bring 1,000 higher educational institutions under the 'Red Ribbon Club' (RRC).//
State Governor S.S. Barnala called on varsity vice-chancellors and principals to "take it as their personal and onerous responsibility to chalk ou...
Villagers in Tamil Nadu Take Part in Diabetes Pilot Project
As many as 2,300 people in a Tamil Nadu
village and over 60 doctors are taking part in a research project to study diabetes complications.//
A medical technology company, DyAnsys India, has begun the study in association with the Tirunelveli Medical College at the Ariyanayakipuram village, nea...
Centre Willing to Help Tamil Nadu to Promote Indigenous Medicine
Centre was willing to help Tamil Nadu
in promoting Indian Systems of Medicine and the government was now preparing a project report to be submitted to it in this regard // , state Health Minister K K S S R Ramachandran, said today.
The state government was keen to set up an Ayurveda college a...
Tamil Nadu Emerging As Model State In Public Health Care: Governor
is emerging as a model state in public health for the rest of the country and its health care system has achieved international renown, Governor Surjit Singh Barnala said today. //
'Several medical colleges, medical education and research institutes and health care centres contribu...
Reduction in parasite infections ahead for India
... each year.
A delegation led by Dr Gerry Brennan from the School of Biological Sciences at Queen's has been invited to Alagappa University in Tamil nadu
in southern India to share its expertise at the International Colloquium on Emerging Biotechnologies in Agriculture, Animal Health and Productivity wh...
UT researchers find link between advertising and increased tobacco use among India's youth
... and eighth graders, was produced in collaboration with Indian organizations Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth in Delhi and Tamil nadu
Voluntary Health Association in Chennai.
The researchers found that 37 percent of youth in the study had seen tobacco advertising in more than four...
Entomological Society announces 2007 award winners
...llow at Universidade Federal do Paran in Curitiba, Brazil.
Rajagopalbabu Srinivasan (Pacific Branch) obtained his M.S. in entomology from Tamil nadu
Agricultural University. His M.S. research revealed that the granulosis virus of diamondback moth, in conjunction with insecticides, mitigated pestici...