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Soon, travel from Chennai Central to airport in 45 minutes

The Chennai Metro Rail’s second line from Little Mount to Chennai airport and St. Thomas Mount station.   | Photo Credit: M. Vedhan Ticket fare likely to be increased when operations begin on stretches from Chennai Central and AG-DMS to the airport  In just a few months, commuters can travel from the Chennai Central and AG-DMS (Gemini) to the airport much quicker when services of the Metro Rail services are launched from the two locations. Commuters will be able to cover the distance of about 25 km from the Central station…

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Central government hospitals to reserve beds for dengue, chikungunya

The central government has agreed to reserve 10 per cent of the beds in its hospitals for treatment of dengue and chikungunya patients, according to Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain. Jain’s remarks came after meeting Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda at his office here on Friday. “We had requested Mr Nadda to reserve at least 10 per cent beds (1,000 beds) in the central government-run hospitals, like All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Safdarjung Hospital, Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, etc., for treatment of dengue and chikungunya cases, to which…

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Central government hospitals to reserve beds for dengue, chikungunya

The central government has agreed to reserve 10 per cent of the beds in its hospitals for treatment of dengue and chikungunya patients, according to Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain. Jain’s remarks came after meeting Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda at his office here on Friday. “We had requested Mr Nadda to reserve at least 10 per cent beds (1,000 beds) in the central government-run hospitals, like All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Safdarjung Hospital, Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, etc., for treatment of dengue and chikungunya cases, to which…

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‘We Want Our Tricolour Back,’ Students To Central Team At NIT Srinagar

Students of NIT who are from outside Kashmir, clashed with the police at the institute’s gate when they were prevented from leaving the campus. SRINAGAR: In a packed hall at the National Institute of Technology in Srinagar, a student representative today told visiting officials from the Centre’s education ministry that they want the institute shifted out of Srinagar and want action taken against policemen who lathicharged student protesters late on Tuesday evening. “And we want our national flag back from the police,” he said amid loud cheers from fellow students,…

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