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Jayalalithaa suffers cardiac arrest, is critical

J Jayalalithaa, the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and one of India’s most iconic politicians, has had a cardiac arrest this evening as reported by the hospital authorities in Chennai. Jayalalithaa has spent the last three months being treated for a prolonged lung infection with most of the communication regarding her health coming from the(…)

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Say Hello To ‘Lakshmi’, Country’s First Banking Robot

Kumbakonam-based City Union Bank on Thursday introduced the first artificial intelligence powered robot — India’s first banking robot ‘Lakshmi’ in Chennai. Here’s what you need to know about her: She is interactive and superfast. CUB Lakshmi is the first on-site bank helper in the country. She has been specially imported from France. Also Read: I have never(…)

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Still in Hospital

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, J Jayalalithaa remains in hospital. She was admitted to Apollo Hospital in Chennai on September 22nd, for fever and dehydration. Here is the latest. Picture Credit: thalatamil.com Three doctors from AIIMS, New Delhi, have flown to Chennai to treat the CM, The News Minute reports. Even though there has been no official(…)

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Sellappan Nirmala: The woman who woke India from its HIV slumber

India’s first case of HIV in 1985 was discovered by a woman, a 32-year-old microbiology student in Madras (as it was then called), who was looking for a topic for her dissertation. Encouraged by her professor and mentor Suniti Solomon, Sellappan Nirmala decided to do her paper on HIV, and discovered that India, which had(…)

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