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Mesmerised they return
Students from Japan had a village darshan that opened their eyes to the real India, writes S.S. KAVITHA

Games come calling
Mobile gaming enthusiasts, expect exciting months ahead


It is great news that the Anna Bus Stand campus is going to sport the structures of expansion of the Rajaji Government Hospital. The project is enormous with an investment of Rs.22 crore for sophisticated structure and latest ...

Long overdue

The expansion of Government Rajaji Hospital was due for more than 20 years. But the slackness of authorities and the Government machinery ate up so much time. Rajaji Hospital was built on the population strength of the time when it was ...

Best plan

It is one of the best public welfare scheme for the people of Madurai and around. Thanks to State Government for extending necessary help and support. To execute the plan on time, Madurai Corporation should cooperate. Later, people should ...

Over loaded

It is time for a second hospital in Madurai. Entire South Tamil Nadu is dependent on Rajaji Hospital. As a student of Madurai Medical College, I know this hospital is working overtime and under pressure to cope with the patient load. It is ...


It is an appreciable move. Patients especially from outskirts face problems mainly due to paucity of space in wards. Under the new expansion plan, there should be more wards and rooms for the convenience patients, attendants and visitors. New ...


Government Rajaji Hospital is suffocating for paucity of space. Fifty years ago, I was admitted there for a week in the general ward. The hospitality and treatment by resident doctors, nurses and surgeons is worth appreciating and remembering. ...


An expection overdue has finally been fulfilled. The expansion of Government Rajaji Hospital to Anna Bus Stand is welcome. Establishment of a cancer hospital in Madurai on the lines of Arignar Anna Memorial Cancer Hospital in Kancheepuram is ...

Better late than never

Expansion of Government Rajaji Hospital has come a bit too late. Whenever that happens now, the authorities should ensure without fail proper maintenance of everything including the new building, equipment and other infrastructure. There is no ...

Meet deadline

Government Rajaji Hospital has played a vital role in rendering medical services all these years. Given the patient load, expansion of the hospital and its services is due. It is a plan of prime importance which should be able to keep to its ...
Beauty And Wellness

Ask Shahnaz
Beautician Shahnaz Hussain offers tips and answers queries. You can send your queries to

What is a face cleansing cream? How should I use it? — ...

Formula flick
Arjun is one of the longest surviving action heroes in Tamil films. `He still has a loyal fan base, especially in rural Tamil Nadu. His "Maruthamalai", a typical commercial flick, releases this Friday. The film directed by Sooraj has glamour ...

Reema's new look
Reema Sen has a new look in ace director Selvaraghavan's period drama "Aayirathil Oruvan", where she is paired opposite Karthi, for whom it is his second film after "Paruthiveeran". Reema's look has been kept a secret and will be revealed only at ...
Unusual love story
"Thoovanam" is a love story between two people who are as different as chalk and cheese. The film, directed by Haricharan and Newton, has newcomers - Nethra, Aaditya, Maurya and Tushara. "Thoovanam", as the title indicates, has an interesting ...
Varma’s ‘Darling’

The latest is “Darling” starring Fardeen Khan, who leads a dual life as a loving husband to Isha Koppikkar and a caring lover to his secretary Esha Deol!

One day a pregnant Esha gets accidentally killed by Fardeen, who ...

Hollywood’s styles of love
The preoccupations of an age are well reflected in the love scenes of that particular age

Vulnerable in a wicked world?
Learning a few techniques of self-defence or even a martial art will empower women to fend off those unwelcome overtures or vicious attackers

Enchanting lyrics
The audio release of “Bheema”

New look cricket
Cricket, especially the one-day format, is a big draw on television. But of late the viewership for the game is declining worldwide, which is worrying sports networks as advertisement revenue from the game is falling.

From this month, ...

More than a cup of coffee
The newly opened Sidewalk Coffee Shop is almost a mini restaurant

Dam with a view
Of cobbled pathways and great scenery, writes Subha J Rao

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