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UK Sepsis Expert Overseeing Jayalalithaa’s Recovery Now

Ailing Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa is recovering and a UK specialist in sepsis, an infection of the bloodstream that leads to serious medical condition, was flown in to supervise her treatment and she is responding positively, said a latest statement released by Apollo Hospital in Chennai. The 68-year-old Jayalalithaa (Amma for her fans) being in hospital has already ...

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Jayalalithaa Seeks Rs.5000 Crore for Slum Unseated Flood Victims

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has demanded the Centre to give more money for rehabilitation of floodv victims in the state and in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, she sought Rs.5,000 crore for the purpose. Jayalalithaa said at least 50,000 multi-storied tenements are required to house the flood affected families on a land to be provided free ...

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RBI Nod to 10 Microfinance Players to Widen Banking in Rural Areas

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted its in-principle permission for 10 out of 72 applicants to foray into the rural and untrapped segments of households with set conditions, which they were asked to fulfil before finally allowing them to open banks. Based on Bandhan Microfinance that romped into full-fledged Bandhan bank this year, the country’s central bank is ...

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Not Golden Thali but Golden Moment: Amitabh Bachchan, Prabhu Clarify on Photo

Amitabh Bachchan knows how media works or to “silence the media” with facts and figures. When the social media was going abuzz over the so-called meals in gold plate at Prabhu Ganesan’s traditional home in Chennai after shooting for the Kalyan Jewellers’ ad, both Prabhu and Bachchan gave clarification, which otherwise would have been ignored by many top celebrities. The ...

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Cow’s heart valve saves 81 year old woman; All eyes on her survival time

In a remarkable medical success story, an 81-year-old woman from Hyderabad rekindled her life by getting a valve donation from a cow while undergoing a valve replacement surgery. The woman was experiencing thinning of the aortic valve in her heart and required the valve replacement surgery that was conducted at Frontier Lifeline Hospitals in Chennai, last Saturday. She had been ...

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‘Devadas’ Music composer M.S. Viswanathan Passed Away

  Indian cinema loses one of its iconic music composers. Our deepest condolences with the family of the legendary #MSV. pic.twitter.com/FXe3Si7FKb — Sony Music South (@SonyMusicSouth) July 14, 2015 Known to the Telugu filmfield for composing music to one of the early hits, ‘Devadas’ starred by Akkineni Nageswara Rao, veteran music composer M.S. Viswanathan died Tuesday in Chennai, after a ...

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ANR’s ‘Devadas’ Music Composer MS Viswanathan in ICU

Popular yester-years music composer MS Viswanathan who has composed for Tamil and Telugu films, including the outstanding film ‘Devadas’ of Akkineni Nageswara Rao, has taken taken ill and was admitted to the ICU of Chennai-based Fortis Malar Hospital on Tuesday. Known as MSV in the southern filmdom, MS Viswanathan, 87, was undergoing treatment for age-related ailments initially but when his ...

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Move Over Nokia, It’s ‘Microsoft Priority’ Now as First Re-Branded Store Opens in Chennai

Microsoft unlocked ‘Nokia Priority’ store which is re-branded Microsoft’s first Priority Reseller in Chennai on Wednesday, in a move to effect rebranding the new acquisition of the Finland-based Nokia handset business for $7.2 billion deal. “We are launching the first Microsoft Priority Reseller Store in Chennai today. In India itself it is a big change for us, which we are trying to ...

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