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  • Art takes the Green Line

    The New Indian Express, Tuesday, December 5, 2017

    It’s 6 pm on a Sunday evening and as we reach the Vadapalani CMRL station, the music compositions of Thyagaraja and Muthuswami Dikshitar, rendered by the famous sister duo Ranjani-Gayathri flows through the entire station. As we proceed to level 1 of the venue, there are over 800 people seated in chairs, tapping their fingers and animatedly listening to the concert. Not a Sabha, not a hall but in our very own metro!

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    • Leader among states, TN needs to overhaul to be even better

      The Times Of India, Friday, December 1, 2017

      In 2008, when the government was planning a series of orders to encourage cadaver organ donation, Dr Ashokan and Dr Pushpanjali were among the first to sign on the dotted line to donate organs of their teenaged son A Hitendran, who was declared brain dead on September 20, 2008.

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      • Highest organ donations, transplant in single day

        The Times Of India, Tuesday, November 28, 2017

        There was a special enthusiasm among the nephrologists, uro surgeons, transplant coordinators in city on Monday which happened to be National Organ Donation Day. They were delighted to make a record with as many as four kidneys transplantations on a single day in four different city hospitals. Two kidneys were brought to Nagpur from Amravati through green corridor.

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        • Need to promote cadaver or deceased organ donation: Anupriya Patel

          BioSpectrum, Monday, November 27, 2017

          Anupriya Patel, Minister of State (HFW) recently inaugurated ‘8th Indian Organ Donation Day’, organised by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO)

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          • As unconventional as it gets

            The Hindu, Sunday, November 26, 2017

            A new-age couple, who went for registered marriage, donated their eyes, organs and body just 48 hours after their wedding. Bodapally Avanish Kumar and Neelima entered the wedlock on November 24 and had their reception on Sunday.

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            • There is music in the air at Vadapalani Metro station

              The Hindu, Monday, November 20, 2017

              Traditions are often only context-driven. In a largely feudal society, Carnatic music thrived in royal courts and the precincts of temples because patronage was available there. With the march of modernity, sabhas in cities became concert platforms for artistes, and the December music festival was born.

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              • Dr Gupta for encouraging cadaveric organ transplantation in State

                The Hitavada, Friday, November 10, 2017

                More than ten thousand patients in Chhattisgarh require both dialysis and transplantation per year, but only 250 kidney transplantations have been done in the state so far in the past ten years.

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                • A third chance at life

                  The Hindu, Sunday, November 5, 2017

                  Eight years ago, Reena Raju, 36, replaced the heart she was born with. Frequent bouts of illnesses and tests back in 2006 revealed that her birth-heart worked at only 15% of its capacity. Since her heart transplant in 2009, however, she’s skydived, para-sailed, run, cycled and in June, participated in the World Transplant Games — an athletic meet for those with successful transplants.

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                  • NRHA celebrates Diwali Milan with noble cause

                    The Hitavada, Tuesday, October 31, 2017

                    Nagpur Residential Hotels Association (NRHA), a registered NGO under Societies Act celebrated Diwali get-together at Hotel Darshan Towers, which was attended by members in large numbers. However, this year NRHA decided to celebrate Diwali Milan with a noble cause so that society is benefited in long run.

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                    • Brain dead youth’s organs transplanted in Jaipur, Delhi

                      The Times Of India, Sunday, October 15, 2017

                      After 21-year-old Manan Jain was declared brain dead, his family donated his heart, liver and two kidneys to save the lives of four patients suffering from the failure of various organs in a private hospital in Jaipur as well as a hospital in Delhi.

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