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Date of Publication : Every Saturday
Covering Porur, Valasaravakkam, Virugambakkam, Saligramam & Vadapalani areas

Vol : 8 - No : 45
Banking revolution in Mobile banking! It is strange and anxious that
the 7 billion people in the world have 6 billion mobile phones but alas! only 2 billion bank accounts. The mobile technology is mostly revolutioning and plays a dominant role in the global banking and payment arena. It offers a vast vista of new opportunities for banks, providing additional convenience to the existing clientele in developed countries and assured reaching a large population of customers in the emerging markets as well. But however, the banks face multisignificant challenges as new players enter and occupy the market with changes drastically the eco systems of the banking industry. The internet plays a vital role that has vastly change the way we search for informations and shops for products available in the market. Many new transformations have happened in many industries ranging from music and travel to advertising and retail. Now the future poised for future growth is mobile technology to have an even more far-reaching impacts on the banking and payment industry across the globe. - S.Ganapathy

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FREE EYE SCREENING CAMP


IS EYE CHECK UP NECESSARY FOR CHILDREN? Eye is the window for the brain. Good vision plays an important role in development of brain. So Eye checkup becomes important for children above 5 years. When should the parent take the child to an eye doctor? 1. Child has got difficulty in seeDr. N. RAJESWARI M.S.(Ophthal) ing blackboard. Managing Director. 2. When child goes very near the TV for viewing 3. Is refractive error hereditary? If parents are using glasses, there is a higher incidence of children having refractive error.

Introductory Two-Day Training Course on Pranahuti Aided Meditation


A free two-day introductory training course on Pranahuti Aided Meditation will be conducted by Institute of Sri Ramchandra Consciousness at I.I.T Campus, Adyar, Chennai. Course will be held on 11-May2013 (Saturday) and 12-May2013 (Sunday) between 9:00AM 6:00PM. Venue: C26-5A, Marutham Block, Delhi Avenue Road, I.I.T Campus, Adyar, Chennai 20. The key topics scheduled to be covered in the training programme include Way of Living, Meditation Practices, Concentration and Control of Mind, Pranahuti and Stages of Spiritual Progress. The programme includes 4 practical sessions of Meditation. The Institute will conduct the programme in English at free of cost. Only 15 people between the age group of 18 and 59 will be allowed to participate. For registration please contact Ph: 42067603, 99400 90838. www.sriramchandra.org

Walk! Walk!, Walk and Walk!! For your youthful vitality


Walking is one of the most gentle and universal way of staying in health. There is more joy and benefits in walking. Every step you take will count in making you fit. Walking is easy, inexpensive and enjoyable. Walking strengthens the muscles, stimulates the brain, controls the weight, conditions the heart, activates the lungs and strengthens the bones. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) suggests to make full use of your two personal doctors, the right leg and the left leg, free of cost. A new research study has revealed that brisk walking can lower your risk of high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Walking is panacea (cure all) for all diseases. Walking is a medicine for diabetes, cold, stress, strain and stiffness of body and mind. 30 minutes of walking with 3300 steps (110 steps per minute) will give a good nights sleep. A good nights sleep is the top most little pleasure of the 21st century. A good nights sleep is a free medicine. Night walk is advised because it helps to digest food and induce sleep. Dr. Henry David, a sports medicine specialist states that an early morning walk is a blessing for the whole day.

BRING YOUR CHILD FOR A FREE EYE SCREENING AT OUR HOSPITAL DURING MAY 6TH 11TH
Facilities Available : State of Operation Theatre, Cataract Surgery (Mics/Phaco), Glaucoma Checkup (Glaucoma surgery), Vitreo Retinal Services : Complete Retinal check up, Diabetic Retinopathy treatment, Vitrectomy, Pediatric Opthalmology : Squint examination, Childhood cataract, Evaluation and surgery, Other facilities : Lasik correction, contact lens, In house opticals. Aaditya Kamaraja Eye Hospital, 36, Ist Main Road, Alwarthirunagar Annexe, Alwarthirunagar, Chennai-600 087. Cell : 81220 01809, 2377 2829, 4271 6267. E.Mail : aadityakamaraja@yahoo.com

Everybody knows how to walk; Do we know the best way to walk? Prof. Yesudhasan, 9840406504

HEALTH
sthma is chronic inflammatory destructive disease of airways, characterised by recurrent paroxysmal attacks of dyspnoea (difficulty in breathing), accompanied with expiratory wheeze. Ayurvedically speaking this condition looks like obstruction of pranavaha srotas (trachea) in pitta stana (chest region) either by kapham or by vata (vitiated air) leads to difficulty in breathing.

Sheltrex Promotes Youth Talent in Sports, Signs up with Indias Top Squash Player Dipika Pallikal

heltrex Chairman Mr. Rajesh Krishnan launched their new World Champion Builders program in Chennai today. Gracing the occasion was Ms. Dipika Pallikal, Indias top squash player who is the first athlete to be a part of this program. Legendary cricketer Mr. Kiran More, representing Lakshya an NGO specialized in nurturing young sporting talent was also present during the event. Sheltrex is a parton to Lakshya, who advises Sheltrex on the subject of transforming young athletes into international players. The program will identify at least 5 athletes in Tamil Nadu over the next 3 years. Since Sheltrex has launched its maiden project in Chennai, investing in the local community is high on its agenda.

Dr. Sowrirajan, It affects about 5 percent of the Cell : 94444 66356 general population. Roughly half the cases have an onset in the first decade of life, with males being affected twice often as females.
FACTORS : 1. Dhuma (Allergy), 2. Psychological factors. 3. Change of temperature. 4.Infection, 5.Smoking, 6. Vyayama. Types : 1.Maha swasa, 2.Urdhwa swasa, 3.Chinna swasa 4.Tamaka Swasa, 5.Ksudra swasa. Symptoms: Attack usually starts at late night or in early morning. During attack, patient feels tightness of chest, difficulty in breathing expiratory wheeze, cant able to lie down. Diagnosis: Blood-slight eosinophilia, X-ray of chest, ECG show Tachycardia. Treatment : Abhyangam (massage over chest)with karpooradi thailam. Swedanam - Sedation over the chest region by towel bath. Virechanam - for vata anuloman occurs.

Dipika is the first Indian woman to break into the top 10 in the WSA (Womens Squash Association) rankings. She has won 3 WISPA (Womens International Squash Players Association) tour titles in 2011 that saw her attain a career best ranking of 13. Later, she bettered that with a top 10 ranking in December 2012.

Sheltrex will extend itself via financial support to ensure Dipika receives the best coaching, undergoes regular physiotherapy, works with a prominent psychiatrist, travels in comfortable conditions, etc. The World Champion Builders program is a youth Contd... 7th Page
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1. Chitrakadi vati, 2. Thalisadi choornam, 3.Swasa nanda gutika, 4. Pippali rasayanam, 5.Kanakasavam. Take these medicines for 3 months daily, the disease will be cured. Varma Treatment: 1. Dhummi Kala varmam for lungs. 2. Sakthivarnam, 3. Chevikutrikalam varmam. If this treatment is taken for 45 days, Asthma disease can be cured. For details contact : Varma Specialist Dr.Sowrirajan, Sowris Varma Clinic and Panchakarma Centre, Gandhi Road, Alwarthirunagar, Chennai - 600 087. Cell : 94444 66356, 95001 52215

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HAPPY HOME GRAHAPRAVESAM - 2013


& C Publications organising a property show Happy Home Grahapravesam-2013 on June 21st-23rd -2013, at Chennai Trade Centre A/c, Nandambakkam, Chennai. An expo branded to provide the complete solution for Dream Homes & Home Loans. Date: June 21st-23rd - 2013 Friday, Saturday & Sunday (3 days) Time: 10 am - 8 pm A convergence of the Building Industry to showcase nearly Hundred participants to display their projects and services all under one roof. This event is conceived to promote the awareness and features of latest technology and developments in the field of construction industry. Contented smiles of each visitor will exhibit the utmost satisfaction in attaining the maximal support on the building industry concept. For more details, and stall bookings contact Arasu Alagappan, B&C Publications, 98410 76576

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and community sports program that will deliver on Sheltrexs commitment to encourage young sport talent. Sheltrex ensures to build safe, long lasting & happy communities. The company wants to invest in the community and what better way to do that than invest in young people. The company plans to create a meaningful and lasting community sport legacy by growing sports participation at the grassroots level through this program.Under this program, Sheltrex plans to host community sports tournaments and other sports activities in schools and colleges across Tamil Nadu and eventually all over India. The program will consider sports like Lawn Tennis, Badminton, Squash, Shooting and Chess in its inaugural year. Sheltrex is a technology integrated housing venture promoted by Sheltrex Housing Pvt. Ltd., headquartered in Pune, India. Sheltrex has been the biggest proponent of

integrating technologies to support sustainable urban development. The goal is to apply the worlds latest technologies in to ensure health, safety, education and environment. About Ms. Dipika Pallikal: Winning her first junior national squash tournament the same year she started playing, Dipika did not take too long for 11-year-old Dipika to realise her calling. She began her phenomenal squash career in Chennai at the India Cements Squash Academy. Training under National Coach Mr. Cyrus Poncha and Asian Federation Technical Director Maj. Mannaiam, Dipika won many national level titles. Under the training of coach of the Egyptian Team coach, Mr. Amir Wagih, Dipika made huge strides in the junior circuit, winning nine Open titles and many other national tournaments, all in a short span of four years. At the age of 17 she was ranked No:1 in the world under 19 category. Currently working with legendary player and coach Ms.

Sarah Fitz-Gerald, Dipika has translated her talent and love for the sport into victories at the highest level. She created history in 2012, becoming the first Indian ever to reach the summit clash of a Silver Event when she reached the final of the Tournament of Champions squash meet in New York. She was instrumental in helping India win its maiden womens title at the Asian Team Squash Championship. With these wins, she broke into the top 15, attaining her career best rank of 10, a first for Indian Squash. She won the Arjuna Award, the youngest woman player to get one, conferred on her by the Indian Government in August 2012. Deepika in the last one year has won (i) The LOreal Femina Best Sports Women award (ii) The NDTV Rock Star Achiever Award (iii) The JFW newsmaker of the year Award (iV) The India Today Best Sportswomen of India Award. Media Contact: Mr. Santhosh Narayana, Catalyst PR @ 99419 22888

KITCHEN CORNER
Spicy Sambar
Ingredients: lime sized ball Tamarind, 1 cup Toor Dal (or red lentils), teaspoon Turmeric Powder, 2 teaspoons oil, Salt to taste., 5 small dry red chilies (or to taste), 8 Curry Leaves (see note), 1 medium onion (shallots are preferable), teaspoon mustard seeds, tsp asafoetida (optional), teaspoon fenugreek seeds, 1 large tomato, 2 tablespoons sambar powder (see note), cup chopped cilantro leaves (also known as coriander leaves), 1 cup of a vegetable of your choice like green beans, chopped carrot. Preparation: Soak the tamarind in 1 cup water for 20 minutes. Squeeze it out, adding water little by little to prepare 1 cup of juice. Choose a heavy cooking pot. Wash and clean the dal. Boil 2 cups of water and add the dal, turmeric powder and 1 teaspoon of oil. As the dal boils, skim off the foam and discard. Boil until the dal is soft and then mash it coarsely. If needed, add more water as it is boiling but do not let it get too watery. If you use a pressure cooker it will take about 5 minutes.

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