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Dedicated in caring for cardiac patients

R. P. Krishnammachari (Chairman, Tex Bioscience Private Limited donated Rs. 10 lakhs to National Heart Foundation for the 8th consecutive year during the 36th Anniversary celebration of Lions Club of Mambalam held in Cosmopolitan Club on 26th February 2015. The cheque was presented by K. P. Padmanaban (Lions International District Governor, 324 A-8) and it was received by Dr. S. Rajan (Founder, National Heart Foundation and Director and Cardiologist, MMM Hospital, Mogappair) in presence of eminent personalities. Dr. Rajan said that National Heart Foundation has teamed up with Madras Medical Mission, a 250 bedded hospital is dedicated for the care of cardiac patients, have a theatre complex with 5 fully equipped operating rooms and a 40 bedded state of the art post-operative intensive care unit.

Dedicated in caring for cardiacAbout 2000 open heart operations are performed every year, he added.He said that treatment is provided at concession rates or free of cost to the financially weaker section of the society. The patients are chosen through regular camps conducted by National Heart Foundation jointly with Madras Medical Mission and other service oriented organizations in remote and rural areas.National Heart Foundation is started in 2005 by Dr. S. Rajan and Dr. K. Latchumanadhas (Senior Consultant at the Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases, Madras Medical Mission).The foundation is conducting free cardiac screening camps for patients to identify and evaluate cardiac problems.Those who are interested to donate for foundation may send cheque or demand draft in faovour of ‘The National Heart Foundation, Chennai’ and can be contact 2656 1801 and 2656 1801 (Extension 2133) or 94443 87036.

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Play a significant role in building a harmonious society

Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah had lauded the work of the Young Men’s Christian Association YMCA (Madras) by stating that said such voluntary organisations must play a significant role in building a harmonious society and serve as an inspiration to others. He was speaking at an event to celebrate the 125th year of YMCA’s inception.

Play a significant role in buildingLauding the contributions of YMCA Madras, established in 1890 by David McConnaughy, Rosaiah, traced the history of the organisation that is present in over 120 countries. Lifetime achievement awards, were presented on the Occasion.Rolland Williams, president of the National Council of YMCAs of India, spoke on the growth of the organisation. Peter Posner, president of World Alliance of YMCAs, Aerial Pollack, public affairs officer, US Consulate Chennai, and M M Selvakumar, president of YMCA Madras, participated in the function.

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Specialist in Siddha Medicine

Dr. K. V. Abirami (Siddha medicine specialist, Modern Siddha Speciality Clinic, 9, BBC Manor, 23, Duraisamy Road, T. Nagar) received ‘Deccan Dhanvanthri Award’ from Sri Sukar Markandeyan Charities and Sukar Markandeyan Medica Research Foundation during a ceremony held at Murugan Kalyana Mandapam, South Boag Road, T. Nagar as part of Dhanvanthri Day on 18th February 2015 for rendering service in Siddha medical field by diagnosing patients in modern science and providing treatment in siddha method.

Lady JunctionThe award was presented by Nirmal Gadhiaji (Managing Director, Deccan Group of Companies) in presence of Ramani Guruji and other eminent personalities. Dr. Abirami is the 6th generation of her family in siddha medicine.She done her Bachelor Degree in Siddha Medicine in Government Siddha Medical College, Chennai in 1999.She has been conducting seminars, workshops, awareness programs on Siddha medicine and treatments for the past several years and also conducting herbal exhibition in regular intervals. Dr. Abirami can be contacted in phones 96000 10696 or email: consultabirami@gmail.com.

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World Last Week

Saturday 21st February

 Nasa is planning a mission to Jupiter’s moon Europa to search for signs of alien life on the icy, ocean-harbouring world looking for alien life.

 The part of the brain identified as the command centre for human speech does not actually work when we speak loudly, a health Study reveals.

 A massive fire had engulfed one of the world’s tallest residential buildings at Marina area in the Gulf emirate. The fire began at the 50th floor of the 79-floor residential Torch tower.

 American President Barack Obama has welcomed the recent remarks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which he condemned religious based violence

Sunday 22nd February

 Scientists have developed a fever alarm armband – a flexible, self-powered wearable device that sounds an alarm in case of high body temperature.

 Japanese researchers have built a pair of clocks which they say are so accurate they will lose a second only every 16 billion years longer than the Earth has been around.

 An experimental antiviral drug shows some early, encouraging signs of effectiveness in its first human test against Ebola in West Africa, but only if patients get it when their symptoms first appear.

 Scotland’s leading quantum technology research centre was officially opened here on Tuesday with a launch event at Glasgow Science Centre.

Monday 23rd February

 Daydreaming spontaneous thoughts and associations is often thought to take away the focus of the mind struggling with a boring monotonous task.

 The wisdom teeth could hold the clue to treating diseases affecting the cornea, a major cause of blindness worldwide, says a new research.

 In the first study of urinary arsenic in babies, Dartmouth College researchers have found that formula-fed infants had higher arsenic levels than breast-fed infants.

 The elusive dark matter may have been responsible for the comet strike that wiped out dinosaurs 65 million years ago, a new study suggests.

Tuesday 24th February

 Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has brushed aside the leaking of explosive emails showing a split in his inner circle as ‘one of those things’.

 Scientists have confirmed that the risk of a heart attack is over nine times higher in the two hours following a burst of extreme anger.

 Ravi Chaudhary, an Indian American has been appointed to a key position in the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

 A two-day global leadership conference to discuss India’s aspirations and challenges and the way forward will be organised at the prestigious Harvard Business School in March.

Wednesday 25th February

 Julienne Moore won a long overdue actress in a leading role Oscar for her poignant portrayal of a mother and academic struggling with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in “Still Alice”.

 British actor Eddie Redmayne won the best actor Oscar for his convincing portrayal with a progressive motor neuron disease in “The Theory of Everything”.

 The movie Birdman took flight at this year’s Oscars, winning four awards including best picture.”It’s great to win said star Michael Keaton.

 Chris Gayle bludgeoned his way into the record books by becoming the first player to score a double century in the World Cup as the West Indies rode on the big-hitting opener’s record-equalling 16 sixes.

Thursday 26th February

 Facing growing competition from brands like Micromax and Xiaomi, Samsung launched the Galaxy J1 4G – to be priced at Rs 9,900 in India.

 Steam Locomotive 18 201 is a truly remarkable pacific type locomotive built in 1939 by Henschel in Germany. It still is in operation.

 Luis Suarez scored a double on his return to England for the first time since a big money move last summer as Barcelona secured a 2-1 win over Manchester City.

 A FIFA World Cup taskforce called for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to be shortened and held in November-December to avoid scorching summer temperature.

Friday 27th February

 Existing works at Shandwick Place and Haymarket are being extended to include West Maitland Street from 5am with new traffic diversions being introduced to the local area.

 Scientists have confirmed that skin biopsies can be used to detect elevated levels of abnormal proteins found in the two diseases.

 A cosmic mystery is unfolding millions of kilometers away as NASA’s spacecraft Dawn approaches the protoplanet Ceres.

 Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a new molecule that may treat multi-drug resistant tuberculosis and even HIV infection.

 World’s Largest Bus: China’s 300 Passenger Youngman JNP6250G Set to Serve Beijing and Hangzhou | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building

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25 tree saplings planted

25 tree sapling plantedSamudhaya Vidyal Trust (Saidapet), C. P. Ramasamy Iyer Foundation and Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (New Delhi) jointly planted nearby 25 tree sapling in and around Government Higher Secondary School, 3rd Avenue, Ashok Nagar during’ Environment awareness program’ held at school premises on Feb. 21.M. Kathavarayan (Secretary, Samudhaya Vidyal Trust) said that painting competition on environment topic was conducted among the school students and prizes were given to the winner by eminent personalities.The trust is conducting environment awareness program in regular interval and those who are interested support the cause may contact  94440 07451.

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Accountancy Made Easy

Meet Mr.T.Venkatakrishnan, M.Com., MBA., M.Phil., CAIIB a renowned and an experienced Teacher in Anna Nagar, who has specialised in teaching all accountancy subjects. Viz. Financial Accounting, Cost Accounting, Management Accounting, Corporate Accounting, Financial Management and Accounting for Management. He was one among the visiting faculties of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India, The Institute of Company Secretaries of India and leading private Institutes which offer coaching classes for CA, ICWA and ACS. He is also one among the visiting faculties of leading Universities and B-Schools and Private Coaching Centres for CA, ICWAI and ACS.

Know Your NeibourHe is teaching accountancy to the students, right from +1, +2 (State Board & CBSE) and B.Com, BBA, MBA, CA, ICWAI & ACS(Foundation/Inter/Final), JAIIB and CAIIB. Convenient batches of coaching classes available from morning 6.30 AM to 8 PM on all days. He has a passion in teaching and his mission is to ensure that the students learn the maximum and get benefited. Join the accountancy coaching class and experience how learning accountancy is made easy by an experienced Teacher. He can be contacted in person and over phone to his mobile 9791024264, 9445277082. Visit him at www.tvkaccountancytuition.com

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A prestigious honour

A prestigious honourShailaja Vardhan, Vice-president, Leadership Communication at Apollo Hospitals has been recognised as one of India’s Most Talented Corporate Communication Leaders by an independent Global Jury of the World CSR Congress. She was given the special citation at the recently concluded awards ceremony. Shailaja has been awarded with this prestigious honour in recognition of the consistently powerful and effective communication programme that she has been helming for Apollo Hospitals.At Apollo, Shailaja has been a brand custodian for several years now. Her work with the founding family and the senior leadership has been pivotal in shaping the communication framework for the group. She has had great success in developing and curating the right opportunities.Shailaja is passionate about projects that are built on a foundation of inclusive growth and development.

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First Aid programme for College Students

First Aid programme for CollegeYouth Red Cross had conducted a First Aid Certificate Course recently at Shri Krishnaswamy College for Women, 6th Main Road, Shanthi Colony, Anna Nagar West, Chennai. Around 108 students participated in the programme which was taken up by Mr.S.S.Ramadoss, Senior Lecturer, St. John’s Ambulance and IRCS. The students were extremely enthusiastic in attending the First Aid workshop so that they reach out to vulnerable people as volunteers and help them at the time of need.

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City Bee

Group Painting exhibition

Group painting City BEEA group painting exhibition by MS.AISHWARYA SURAJ and MS.MAYASRI RAMESH, will be exhibited at “La Galerie D’Expression,” at Hotel Ambassador Pallava, from 1st to 15th March 2015.MS.AISHWARYA SURAJ has completed her B.E. (ECE), M.S. (Software Systems). MS.MAYASRI RAMESH has completed her B.Tech (Information Technology). She visualized the things which enthralled her into fascinating art forms.She follows a unique style of painting.

Valuable Antique Clocks 

Valuable Antique clock -City BEESreeya’s Art Gallery has organized exhibition of antique model clocks, telephones, gramophones, sand timers, sundial compass, lantern, telescopes and others items from 11 a.m to 8 p.m from 1st to 4th March 2015. All are welcome and there is no entry fee. Sreeya’s Art Gallery (A-2, 8, Bazullah Road, T. Nagar. For details call 94434 56774, 94447 48784.

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Special children showcase their talent

Special childrenA number of special children had actively participated in the sports meet organized by Madhuram Narayana Center for Exceptional Children (18, Prakasam Street, T. Nagar) in its premises on 20th February 2015.Roy Kho (Consulate General of the Republic of Singapore, Chennai) inaugurated the sports meet in the presence of S. Krishnan (Director) and gave the prizes to the winners.The center has completed 25 year of service. For details call 2834 0575 and 2834 0574.