Rains have eased in the flood-hit south Indian city of Chennai, raising hopes that rescue efforts could pick up, after the death of 18 patients at a private hospital added to the official toll of 280 confirmed killed in the disaster.
The Indian military struggled to evacuate thousands of residents stranded in the southern state of Tamil Nadu on Thursday as the death toll from flooding rose to 269 after the heaviest cloudburst in over a century.
Gulf Air flights to and from Chennai were cancelled yesterday (December 2) and will be again today as heavy rain and adverse weather conditions forced the closure of the international airport in the southern Indian city.
The heaviest rainfall in over a century caused widespread flooding across the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, driving thousands of people from their homes, shutting down factories and paralysing the airport in the state capital Chennai.
Apollo Hospitals, a leading healthcare service provider in Asia, has harvested 23 different organs from five donors and conducted ten transplants in a day at their flagship hospital on Greams Road, Chennai, India recently.
Dubai-based flydubai has commenced its service to Chennai, India, making it the eighth destination on the airline’s network in the subcontinent.
The launch of the Chennai route will be served with three flights a week, which
India’s medical tourism ecosystem, showcasing International excellence coupled with major cost advantages, has seen growing interest levels from patients from the GCC and the greater Middle Eastern region, according to Apollo Hospitals, As
Mumbai is still the 'dream city for property investment' for majority of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) in the UAE followed by the southern city of Bangalore, said a survey held ahead of a leading property show in Dubai.
At least 33 people died when Cyclone Thane hit coastal southern India near the former French colony of Pondicherry, officials said on Saturday, causing thousands to evacuate and damaging roads, buildings and power lines.
Thane hit Tamil Na